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The Best World War 2 Movies

“What are the best movies about World War 2?” We looked at 279 of the top WW2 films and ranked them so we could answer that very question!

The top 27 films, all appearing on 6 or more “Best WW2” movie lists, are ranked below by how many times they appear. The remaining 225+ movies, as well as the sources we used, are in alphabetical order on the bottom of the page.

Happy Scrolling!



Top 27 Best World War 2 Movies Of All-Time



26 .) A Bridge Too Far (1977) directed by Richard Attenborough

 A Bridge Too Far (1977)

Lists It Appears On:

  • History Answers
  • Rank My List
  • Softonic
  • The Bests
  • The Cinemaholic
  • The Wrap

A Bridge Too Far tells the story of Operation Market Garden, the failed attempt by the allies to end the war quickly by securing three bridges in Holland and allowing access over the Rhine into Germany. A combination of poor allied intelligence and the presence of two crack German Panzer divisions meant that the final part of this operation (the bridge in Arnhem over the Rhine, the titular ‘bridge too far’) was doomed to failure.



25 .) Atonement (2007) directed by Joe Wright

 Atonement (2007)

Lists It Appears On:

  • Complex
  • IMDB
  • Indiewire
  • Movie Film Review
  • Quora
  • The Cinemaholic

As a 13-year-old, fledgling writer Briony Tallis irrevocably changes the course of several lives when she accuses her older sister’s lover of a crime he did not commit.



24 .) Black Book (2006) directed by Paul Verhoeven

 Black Book (2006)

Lists It Appears On:

  • IMDB
  • Indiewire
  • Quora
  • Shoebox LLC
  • Softonic
  • Timeout

In the Nazi-occupied Netherlands during World War II, a Jewish singer infiltrates the regional Gestapo headquarters for the Dutch resistance.



23 .) Empire of the Sun (1987) directed by Steven Spielberg

 Empire of the Sun (1987)

Lists It Appears On:

  • Box Office Mojo
  • Goliath
  • Shoebox LLC
  • The Cinemaholic
  • The Wrap
  • Timeout

Jamie Graham, a privileged English boy, is living in Shanghai when the Japanese invade and force all foreigners into prison camps. Jamie is captured with an American sailor named Basie, who looks out for him while they are in the camp together. Even though he is separated from his parents and in a hostile environment, Jamie maintains his dignity and youthful spirits, providing a beacon of hope for the others held captive with him.



22 .) From Here to Eternity (1953) directed by Fred Zinnemann

 From Here to Eternity (1953)

Lists It Appears On:

  • IMDB
  • IMDB 2
  • Movie Film Review
  • Softonic
  • The Wrap
  • Timeout

In 1941 Hawaii, a private is cruelly punished for not boxing on his unit’s team, while his captain’s wife and second in command are falling in love.



21 .) Stalingrad (1993) directed by Joseph Vilsmaier

 Stalingrad (1993)

Lists It Appears On:

  • IMDB
  • Indiewire
  • Quora
  • The Bests
  • Thought Co.
  • Timeout

“Stalingrad” follows the progress of a German Platoon through the brutal fighting of the Battle of Stalingrad. After having half their number wiped out and after being placed under the command of a sadistic Captain, the Lieutenant of the platoon leads his men to desert. The men of the platoon attempt to escape from the city which is now surrounded by the Soviet Army.



20 .) The Big Red One (1980) directed by Samuel Fuller

 The Big Red One (1980)

Lists It Appears On:

  • Box Office Mojo
  • History Answers
  • IMDB
  • Softonic
  • The Wrap
  • Timeout

A veteran sergeant of the World War I leads a squad in World War II, always in the company of the survivor Pvt. Griff, the writer Pvt. Zab, the Sicilian Pvt. Vinci and Pvt. Johnson in Vichy French Africa, Sicily, D-Day at Omaha Beach, Belgium and France, ending in a concentration camp in Czechoslovakia where they face the true horror of war.



19 .) Fury (2014) directed by David Ayer

 Fury (2014)

Lists It Appears On:

  • Box Office Mojo
  • Goliath
  • Indiewire
  • Quora
  • Shoebox LLC
  • The Cinemaholic
  • The Wrap

Last months of World War II in April 1945. As the Allies make their final push in the European Theater, a battle-hardened U.S. Army sergeant in the 2nd Armored Division named Wardaddy commands a Sherman tank called “Fury” and its five-man crew on a deadly mission behind enemy lines. Outnumbered and outgunned, Wardaddy and his men face overwhelming odds in their heroic attempts to strike at the heart of Nazi Germany.



18 .) Patton (1970) directed by Franklin J. Schaffner

 Patton (1970)

Lists It Appears On:

  • IMDB
  • IMDB 2
  • Rank My List
  • Shoebox LLC
  • Softonic
  • The Cinemaholic
  • The Wrap

“Patton” tells the tale of General George S. Patton, famous tank commander of World War II. The film begins with patton’s career in North Africa and progresses through the invasion of Germany and the fall of the Third Reich. Side plots also speak of Patton’s numerous faults such his temper and habit towards insubordination.



17 .) Come and See (1985) directed by Elem Klimov

 Come and See (1985)

Lists It Appears On:

  • Goliath
  • History Answers
  • IMDB
  • IMDB 2
  • RBTH
  • Softonic
  • Thought Co.
  • Timeout

The invasion of a village in Byelorussia by German forces sends young Florya into the forest to join the weary Resistance fighters, against his family’s wishes. There he meets a girl, Glasha, who accompanies him back to his village. On returning home, Florya finds his family and fellow peasants massacred. His continued survival amidst the brutal debris of war becomes increasingly nightmarish, a battle between despair and hope.



16 .) Casablanca (1942) directed by Michael Curtiz

 Casablanca (1942)

Lists It Appears On:

  • Goliath
  • IMDB
  • IMDB 2
  • Movie Film Review
  • Rank My List
  • Rank My List
  • Shoebox LLC
  • Softonic
  • Timeout

In Casablanca, Morocco in December 1941, a cynical American expatriate meets a former lover, with unforeseen complications.



15 .) Grave of the Fireflies (1988) directed by Isao Takahata

 Grave of the Fireflies (1988)

Lists It Appears On:

  • Box Office Mojo
  • Cinema Escape
  • Goliath
  • IMDB
  • IMDB 2
  • The Bests
  • The Cinemaholic
  • Timeout
  • USNI

In the final months of World War II, 14-year-old Seita and his sister Setsuko are orphaned when their mother is killed during an air raid in Kobe, Japan. After a falling out with their aunt, they move into an abandoned bomb shelter. With no surviving relatives and their emergency rations depleted, Seita and Setsuko struggle to survive.



14 .) The Thin Red Line (1998) directed by Terrence Malick

 The Thin Red Line (1998)

Lists It Appears On:

  • Box Office Mojo
  • Goliath
  • IMDB
  • IMDB 2
  • Rank My List
  • Shoebox LLC
  • The Cinemaholic
  • The Wrap
  • Timeout

Based on the graphic novel by James Jones, The Thin Red Line tells the story of a group of men, an Army Rifle company called C-for-Charlie, who change, suffer, and ultimately make essential discoveries about themselves during the fierce World War II battle of Guadalcanal. It follows their journey, from the surprise of an unopposed landing, through the bloody and exhausting battles that follow, to the ultimate departure of those who survived. A powerful frontline cast – including Sean Penn, Nick Nolte, Woody Harrelson and George Clooney – explodes into action in this hauntingly realistic view of military and moral chaos in the Pacific during World War II.



13 .) Enemy at the Gates (2001) directed by Jean-Jacques Annaud

 Enemy at the Gates (2001)

Lists It Appears On:

  • Box Office Mojo
  • Goliath
  • IMDB
  • Imgur
  • Rank My List
  • Rank My List
  • Softonic
  • The Cinemaholic
  • The Wrap
  • Thought Co.

A Russian and a German sniper play a game of cat-and-mouse during the Battle of Stalingrad.



12 .) The Great Escape (1963) directed by John Sturges

 The Great Escape (1963)

Lists It Appears On:

  • Goliath
  • IMDB
  • IMDB 2
  • Rank My List
  • Shoebox LLC
  • Softonic
  • The Bests
  • The Cinemaholic
  • The Wrap
  • Timeout

The Nazis, exasperated at the number of escapes from their prison camps by a relatively small number of Allied prisoners, relocates them to a high-security ‘escape-proof’ camp to sit out the remainder of the war. Undaunted, the prisoners plan one of the most ambitious escape attempts of World War II. Based on a true story.



11 .) The Longest Day (1962) directed by Ken Annakin

 The Longest Day (1962)

Lists It Appears On:

  • Complex
  • History Answers
  • IMDB
  • Rank My List
  • Rank My List
  • Shoebox LLC
  • Softonic
  • The Bests
  • The Cinemaholic
  • The Wrap

The retelling of June 6, 1944, from the perspectives of the Germans, US, British, Canadians, and the Free French. Marshall Erwin Rommel, touring the defenses being established as part of the Reich’s Atlantic Wall, notes to his officers that when the Allied invasion comes they must be stopped on the beach. “For the Allies as well as the Germans, it will be the longest day”



10 .) The Pianist (2002) directed by Roman Polanski

 The Pianist (2002)

Lists It Appears On:

  • Goliath
  • IMDB
  • IMDB 2
  • Indiewire
  • Quora
  • Rank My List
  • Shoebox LLC
  • The Bests
  • The Cinemaholic
  • Timeout

The true story of pianist Wladyslaw Szpilman’s experiences in Warsaw during the Nazi occupation. When the Jews of the city find themselves forced into a ghetto, Szpilman finds work playing in a café; and when his family is deported in 1942, he stays behind, works for a while as a laborer, and eventually goes into hiding in the ruins of the war-torn city.



9 .) Dunkirk (2017) directed by Christopher Nolan

 Dunkirk (2017)

Lists It Appears On:

  • Box Office Mojo
  • Goliath
  • IMDB 2
  • Movie Film Review
  • Rank My List
  • Rank My List
  • Shoebox LLC
  • Softonic
  • The Cinemaholic
  • The Wrap
  • Timeout

The story of the miraculous evacuation of Allied soldiers from Belgium, Britain, Canada and France, who were cut off and surrounded by the German army from the beaches and harbour of Dunkirk between May 26th and June 4th 1940 during World War II.



8 .) The Dirty Dozen (1967) directed by Robert Aldrich

 The Dirty Dozen (1967)

Lists It Appears On:

  • Goliath
  • IMDB
  • IMDB 2
  • Rank My List
  • Rank My List
  • RBTH
  • Shoebox LLC
  • Softonic
  • The Cinemaholic
  • The Wrap
  • Timeout

12 American military prisoners in World War II are ordered to infiltrate a well-guarded enemy château and kill the Nazi officers vacationing there. The soldiers, most of whom are facing death sentences for a variety of violent crimes, agree to the mission and the possible commuting of their sentences.



7 .) Das Boot (1981) directed by Wolfgang Petersen

 Das Boot (1981)

Lists It Appears On:

  • Box Office Mojo
  • Goliath
  • History Answers
  • IMDB
  • IMDB 2
  • Movie Film Review
  • Rank My List
  • Rank My List
  • Softonic
  • The Bests
  • The Cinemaholic
  • Timeout

A German submarine hunts allied ships during the Second World War, but it soon becomes the hunted. The crew tries to survive below the surface, while stretching both the boat and themselves to their limits.



6 .) Inglorious Basterds (2009) directed by Quentin Tarantino

 Inglorious Basterds (2009)

Lists It Appears On:

  • Box Office Mojo
  • Goliath
  • IMDB
  • IMDB 2
  • Indiewire
  • Quora
  • Rank My List
  • Rank My List
  • Shoebox LLC
  • The Bests
  • The Cinemaholic
  • The Wrap

In Nazi-occupied France during World War II, a group of Jewish-American soldiers known as “The Basterds” are chosen specifically to spread fear throughout the Third Reich by scalping and brutally killing Nazis. The Basterds, lead by Lt. Aldo Raine soon cross paths with a French-Jewish teenage girl who runs a movie theater in Paris which is targeted by the soldiers.



5 .) Schindler’s List (1993) directed by Steven Spielberg

 Schindler's List (1993)

Lists It Appears On:

  • Box Office Mojo
  • Goliath
  • History Answers
  • IMDB
  • IMDB 2
  • Movie Film Review
  • Rank My List
  • Rank My List
  • Shoebox LLC
  • Softonic
  • The Cinemaholic
  • Timeout

The true story of how businessman Oskar Schindler saved over a thousand Jewish lives from the Nazis while they worked as slaves in his factory during World War II.



4 .) The Bridge on the River Kwai (1957) directed by David Lean

 The Bridge on the River Kwai (1957)

Lists It Appears On:

  • Goliath
  • IMDB
  • IMDB 2
  • Life Zette
  • Movie Film Review
  • Rank My List
  • Rank My List
  • Softonic
  • The Bests
  • The Cinemaholic
  • The Wrap
  • Timeout

The classic story of English POWs in Burma forced to build a bridge to aid the war effort of their Japanese captors. British and American intelligence officers conspire to blow up the structure, but Col. Nicholson , the commander who supervised the bridge’s construction, has acquired a sense of pride in his creation and tries to foil their plans.



3 .) Downfall (2004) directed by Oliver Hirschbiegel

 Downfall (2004)

Lists It Appears On:

  • Box Office Mojo
  • Goliath
  • IMDB
  • IMDB 2
  • Imgur
  • Movie Film Review
  • Rank My List
  • Rank My List
  • Shoebox LLC
  • Softonic
  • The Cinemaholic
  • The Wrap
  • Timeout

In April of 1945, Germany stands at the brink of defeat with the Russian Army closing in from the east and the Allied Expeditionary Force attacking from the west. In Berlin, capital of the Third Reich, Adolf Hitler proclaims that Germany will still achieve victory and orders his generals and advisers to fight to the last man. When the end finally does come, and Hitler lies dead by his own hand, what is left of his military must find a way to end the killing that is the Battle of Berlin, and lay down their arms in surrender.



2 .) Letters From Iwo Jima (2006) directed by Clint Eastwood

 Letters From Iwo Jima (2006)

Lists It Appears On:

  • Box Office Mojo
  • Goliath
  • History Answers
  • IMDB
  • IMDB 2
  • Life Zette
  • Movie Film Review
  • Rank My List
  • Rank My List
  • RBTH
  • Shoebox LLC
  • Softonic
  • The Bests
  • The Cinemaholic
  • The Wrap
  • Timeout

The story of the battle of Iwo Jima between the United States and Imperial Japan during World War II, as told from the perspective of the Japanese who fought it.



1 .) Saving Private Ryan (1998) directed by Steven Spielberg

 Saving Private Ryan (1998)

Lists It Appears On:

  • Box Office Mojo
  • Goliath
  • History Answers
  • IMDB
  • IMDB 2
  • Indiewire
  • Life Zette
  • Movie Film Review
  • Quora
  • Rank My List
  • Rank My List
  • RBTH
  • Shoebox LLC
  • Softonic
  • The Bests
  • The Cinemaholic
  • The Wrap
  • Timeout

As U.S. troops storm the beaches of Normandy, three brothers lie dead on the battlefield, with a fourth trapped behind enemy lines. Ranger captain John Miller and seven men are tasked with penetrating German-held territory and bringing the boy home.




The 225+ Additional Best Movies Taking Place During World War Two



 

#FilmsDirectorsLists
27Flags of Our Fathers (2006) Box Office Mojo
Life Zette
Rank My List
RBTH
The Cinemaholic
28Life Is Beautiful (1997)Roberto BenigniBox Office Mojo
Goliath
IMDB
Imgur
Shoebox LLC
29Son of Saul (2015)László NemesBox Office Mojo
IMDB 2
Indiewire
Quora
Timeout
30Stalag 17 (1953)Billy WilderIMDB
IMDB 2
Movie Film Review
Shoebox LLC
The Wrap
31
The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas (2008)
 Box Office Mojo
Complex
Rank My List
Rank My List
The Cinemaholic
32Where Eagles Dare (1968)Brian G. HuttonIMDB
Rank My List
Shoebox LLC
The Wrap
Timeout
33Ballad of a Soldier (1959)Grigoriy ChukhrayIMDB
Movie Film Review
The Guardian
Thought Co.
34Cross of Iron (1977)Sam PeckinpahIMDB
Softonic
Thought Co.
Timeout
35Days of Glory (2006) History Answers
Movie Film Review
Shoebox LLC
Timeout
36Kanal (1956)Andrzej WajdaIMDB
Movie Film Review
Thought Co.
Timeout
37Kelly’s Heroes (1970)Brian G. HuttonIMDB
Softonic
The Wrap
Timeout
38The Best Years of Our Lives (1946)William WylerIMDB
IMDB 2
RBTH
Shoebox LLC
39The Cranes Are Flying (1957)Mikhail KalatozovIMDB
IMDB 2
RBTH
Timeout
40Tora! Tora! Tora! (1970)Richard FleischerIMDB
The Bests
The Cinemaholic
The Wrap
41Europa EuropaAgnieszka HollandBox Office Mojo
IMDB
Movie Film Review
42Ivan’s Childhood (1962)Andrei TarkovskyIMDB
Softonic
Timeout
43Rome, Open City (1945)Roberto RosselliniIMDB
Softonic
Timeout
44The Counterfeiters (2007)Stefan RuzowitzkyBox Office Mojo
IMDB
Shoebox LLC
45The Dam Busters (1954) History Answers
Softonic
Timeout
46The Imitation Game (2014)Morten TyldumBox Office Mojo
IMDB 2
The Cinemaholic
47The Wind Rises Cinema Escape
Indiewire
Quora
48To Be or Not To Be (1942)Ernst LubitschIMDB
Movie Film Review
Timeout
49Unbroken Box Office Mojo
Indiewire
Quora
50Valkyrie (2008) Box Office Mojo
Shoebox LLC
The Wrap
51A Midnight Clear (1992) Box Office Mojo
The Wrap
52A Walk in the Sun (1945) Softonic
Timeout
53Army of ShadowsJean-Pierre MelvilleIMDB
Softonic
54Au Revoir Les EnfantsLouis MalleIMDB
Movie Film Review
55Battle of Britain (1969) The Wrap
Timeout
56Battle of Okinawa Cinema Escape
USNI
57Defiance (2008) Box Office Mojo
The Cinemaholic
58Fires on the PlainKon IchikawaIMDB
USNI
59Flame & Citron Box Office Mojo
Complex
60Generation War (2013) Box Office Mojo
The Guardian
61Hacksaw RidgeMel GibsonBox Office Mojo
IMDB 2
62Hell in the Pacific (1968)John BoormanIMDB
Timeout
63Hope and GloryJohn BoormanIMDB
Movie Film Review
64Into the White Box Office Mojo
Complex
65Japan’s Longest DayKihachi OkamotoIMDB
USNI
66Judgment at NurembergStanley KramerIMDB
Movie Film Review
67KatynAndrzej WajdaIMDB
Movie Film Review
68Lore (2012) Box Office Mojo
The Guardian
69
Memphis Belle: The Story of a Flying Fortress
 Box Office Mojo
Slate
70Merry Christmas Mr. LawrenceNagisa ÔshimaBox Office Mojo
IMDB
71Night And Fog (1956)Alain ResnaisIMDB
Timeout
72Pearl Harbor (2001) Box Office Mojo
The Wrap
73Saints and Soldiers Box Office Mojo
Complex
74Sea Without Exit Cinema Escape
USNI
75Shoah (1985)Claude LanzmannIMDB
Timeout
76Soldier of OrangePaul VerhoevenIMDB
Movie Film Review
77The Battle of Britain Softonic
The Bests
78The Caine Mutiny (1954)Edward DmytrykIMDB
The Wrap
79The CuckooAleksandr RogozhkinIMDB
RBTH
80The Diary of Anne FrankGeorge StevensComplex
IMDB
81The Eternal Zero Cinema Escape
USNI
82The Grey Zone (2001)Tim Blake NelsonIMDB
The Guardian
83The Guns of Navarone (1961)J. Lee ThompsonGoliath
IMDB
84The HillSidney LumetIMDB
IMDB 2
85The Human ConditionMasaki KobayashiCinema Escape
IMDB
86
The Night of the Shooting Stars (1982)
 Box Office Mojo
The Guardian
87The Railway Man Box Office Mojo
Complex
88The Train (1964)John FrankenheimerIMDB
The Guardian
89The Winter WarPekka ParikkaIMDB
Thought Co.
90Two WomenVittorio De SicaIMDB
Movie Film Review
9112 O’CLOCK HIGH (1949) Shoebox LLC
92
A Matter of Life and Death (1946)
 Timeout
93A Woman in Berlin Box Office Mojo
94Aimee & Jaguar Box Office Mojo
95All the Queen’s Men Box Office Mojo
96Allied Box Office Mojo
97Amen.Costa-GavrasIMDB
98Anthropoid Box Office Mojo
99Arise, My Love 
Movie Film Review
100Ashes and DiamondsAndrzej WajdaIMDB
101Attack (1956) Timeout
102Australia Box Office Mojo
103Bag of Marbles Box Office Mojo
104Band of BrothersScott GrimesIMDB
105Battleground (1949) The Wrap
106Bent (1997) The Guardian
107Better Wishes for Tomorrow USNI
108Bicycle ThievesVittorio De SicaIMDB
109Bitva za Sevastopol (2015) Imgur
110Canopy Box Office Mojo
111
Captain America: The First Avenger
 Box Office Mojo
112Captain Corelli’s Mandolin Box Office Mojo
113Captive Hearts Box Office Mojo
114Caterpillar (2010) The Guardian
115Charlotte Gray Box Office Mojo
116Chosen Box Office Mojo
117City of Life and DeathChuan LuIMDB
118
Closely Observed Trains / Closely Watched Trains / Ostre Sledovane Vlaky
 
Movie Film Review
119Closely Watched TrainsJirí MenzelIMDB
120Code Name: Emerald Box Office Mojo
121Come See the Paradise Box Office Mojo
122Come What May Box Office Mojo
123Counterfeiters 
Movie Film Review
124CrematorJuraj HerzIMDB
125Cruel Sea 
Movie Film Review
126Dam Busters 
Movie Film Review
127Darkest Hour Box Office Mojo
128December Box Office Mojo
129Devils on the DoorstepWen JiangIMDB
130Divided We Fall Box Office Mojo
131Emperor Box Office Mojo
132Escape to Victory (1981) Timeout
133EuropaLars von TrierIMDB
134Fat Man and Little Boy Box Office Mojo
135Female Agents Complex
136Five Came Back Slate
137Five Fingers 
Movie Film Review
138Five Graves To Cairo 
Movie Film Review
139
FLYING LEARHERNECKS (1951)
 Shoebox LLC
140For Those We Love USNI
141Forbidden GamesRené ClémentIMDB
142
Forty-Ninth Parallel / The Invaders / 49th Parallel
 
Movie Film Review
143Free Men Box Office Mojo
144Frequency USNI
145Garbo: The Spy Box Office Mojo
146Gekido no showashi: Okinawa kessenKihachi OkamotoIMDB
147Germany Year ZeroRoberto RosselliniIMDB
148Germany, Pale Mother (1980) Timeout
149Great Escape 
Movie Film Review
150Guns Of Navarone 
Movie Film Review
151Hangmen Also Die! (1943) Timeout
152Hart’s War Box Office Mojo
153Head in the Clouds Box Office Mojo
154Hôtel TerminusMarcel OphülsIMDB
155House On 92nd Street 
Movie Film Review
156
I See A Dark Stranger / The Adventuress
 
Movie Film Review
157
I Was a Male War Bride (1949)
 Timeout
158Ice Cold in Alex (1958) Timeout
159Il Generale Della RovereRoberto RosselliniIMDB
160In Harm’s Way (2018) Box Office Mojo
161In the Fog Box Office Mojo
162In This Corner of the World Cinema Escape
163In Which We Serve 
Movie Film Review
164Is Paris Burning?René ClémentIMDB
165Isoroku Cinema Escape
166
Jeux Interdits / Les Jeux Interdits / Forbidden Games / The Secret Game
 
Movie Film Review
167Julia Complex
168KapòGillo PontecorvoIMDB
169Know Your Enemy: Japan Slate
170Lacombe, Lucien 
Movie Film Review
171Land and FreedomKen LoachIMDB
172Land of Mine Box Office Mojo
173Last Days 
Movie Film Review
174Les Miserables 
Movie Film Review
175Let There Be Light Slate
176Lifeboat 
Movie Film Review
177
Listen to Britain (1942) and Fires Were Started (1943)
 Timeout
178Little Boy Box Office Mojo
179Long Voyage Home 
Movie Film Review
180Longest Day 
Movie Film Review
181Map of the Human Heart Box Office Mojo
182Master of the Game Box Office Mojo
183Max Manus: Man of WarJoachim RønningIMDB
184Mein Krieg Thought Co.
185MephistoIstván SzabóIMDB
186Merdeka 17805 USNI
187Millions Like Us (1943) Timeout
188Miracle at St. Anna Box Office Mojo
189More The Merrier 
Movie Film Review
190Morituri Complex
191Mrs. MiniverWilliam WylerIMDB
192
Musime Si Pomahat / Divided We Fall
 
Movie Film Review
193My Name Is Ivan Thought Co.
194Naked Among Wolves Complex
195Nazi Concentration Camps Slate
196Oba, The Last Samurai Cinema Escape
197Olympia Part One: Festival of the NationsLeni RiefenstahlIMDB
198Olympia Part Two: Festival of BeautyLeni RiefenstahlIMDB
199Overlord Box Office Mojo
200PaisanRoberto RosselliniIMDB
201Pan’s LabyrinthGuillermo del ToroIMDB 2
202Phoenix Complex
203Pianist 
Movie Film Review
204Playing for TimeDaniel MannIMDB
205Prelude to War Slate
206Pride: A Fateful Moment USNI
207Red Tails Box Office Mojo
208Remembrance Complex
209Report From the Aleutians Slate
210Return to The Hiding Place Box Office Mojo
211San Pietro Slate
212Secrets of War Complex
213
Seven Beauties / Pasqualino Settebellezze
 
Movie Film Review
214Sophie Scholl: The Final DaysMarc RothemundIMDB
215
Stalingrad: Dogs, Do You Want to Live Forever?
 Thought Co.
216Storm Over the Pacific – 1960 Cinema Escape
217
Story Of Gi Joe / Gi Joe, War Correspondent / War Correspondent
 
Movie Film Review
218The AscentLarisa ShepitkoIMDB
219The Battle of Midway Slate
220The Book Thief Box Office Mojo
221The BridgeBernhard WickiIMDB
222The Burmese Harp (1956) The Guardian
223The Captain Box Office Mojo
224The Cruel SeaCharles FrendIMDB
225The DamnedLuchino ViscontiIMDB
226The Desert Fox: The Story of RommelHenry HathawayIMDB
227The Enemy Below Complex
228The English Patient Complex
229The Great DictatorCharles ChaplinIMDB
230The Great Raid Box Office Mojo
231The Human Condition II: Road to EternityMasaki KobayashiIMDB
232The Human Condition III: A Soldier’s PrayerMasaki KobayashiIMDB
233
The Inglorious Bastards (1978)
 Timeout
234The Keep Box Office Mojo
235The Keep (1983) Timeout
236The King’s Choice Box Office Mojo
237The Last Metro (1980) The Guardian
238The Last Sentence Box Office Mojo
239
The Life and Death of Colonel Blimp (1943)
 Timeout
240The Men of the Yamato USNI
241The Monuments Men Box Office Mojo
242The Negro Soldier Slate
243The Notebook (2014) Box Office Mojo
244The Outsider Softonic
245The Sands of Iwo Jima RBTH
246The Scoundrel’s Wife Box Office Mojo
247The Shop on Main StreetJán KadárIMDB
248The Steel Helmet Softonic
249The Tin DrumVolker SchlöndorffIMDB
250The Travelling PlayersTheodoros AngelopoulosIMDB
251The Truth about Nanjing USNI
252The Way Back Complex
253The Well-Digger’s Daughter Box Office Mojo
254The World at WarLaurence OlivierIMDB
255The Zookeeper’s Wife Box Office Mojo
256
They Fought For the Motherland
 RBTH
257They Were Expendable 
Movie Film Review
258Thunder Rock 
Movie Film Review
259Thunderbolt Slate
260To End All Wars (2001) The Wrap
261Trial on the Road RBTH
262Triumph of the WillLeni RiefenstahlIMDB
263Tunisian Victory Slate
264Twelve O’Clock High Complex
265Twin Sisters Complex
266U-571 Box Office Mojo
267
Undercover: How to Operate Behind Enemy Lines
 Slate
268UndergroundEmir KusturicaIMDB
269Von Ryan’s ExpressMark RobsonIMDB
270
Walk In The Sun / Salerno Beachhead
 
Movie Film Review
271Walking with the Enemy Box Office Mojo
272War of the Buttons (2012) Box Office Mojo
273Went the Day Well? (1942) Timeout
274Where Hands Touch Box Office Mojo
275White Light/Black Rain: The Destruction of Hiroshima and NagasakiSteven OkazakiIMDB
276
Why We Fight: The Battle of Russia
 Slate
277Windtalkers Box Office Mojo
278Yamato Cinema Escape
279Zero Fighter USNI


24 Best World War 2 Film Sources/Lists



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Box Office Mojo War – World War 2 Movies at the Box Office – Box Office Mojo
Cinema Escape 11 WWII movies from the Japanese perspective | Cinema Escapist
Complex The Diary of Anne Frank – The 20 Best World War Movies Streaming
Goliath The Best Films Set During World War II
History Answers The 10 best World War 2 movies ever made
IMDB The 100 Best Films About World War II
IMDB 2 The 25 Best World War 2 Movies of All Time
Imgur Greatest World War 2 Movies.
Indiewire Best World War 2 Movies Since 1996
Life Zette The Four Best World War II Movies of All Time
Movie Film Review Top 100 WORLD WAR II | Movie Film Review
Quora What is the best World War II movie?
Rank My List Best World War 2 Movies of All Time
RBTH 10 must-see films about World War II
Shoebox LLC 25 Best World War 2 Movies to Watch Before You Die
Slate 13 World War II movies to watch on Netflix after Five Came Back
Softonic 28 Best Movies about World War II 2019
The Bests The 13 Best World War Two Movies
The Cinemaholic 25 Best World War 2 Movies of All Time
The Guardian The 10 greatest second world war films you haven’t seen
The Wrap 30 Best World War II Movies, From ‘Battleground’ to ‘Dunkirk’
Thought Co. Top 10 Best World War 2 Films: Eastern Front
Timeout Best World War II Movies | 50 Brilliant WWII Films To Watch
USNI Through Japanese Eyes: World War II in Japanese Cinema

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