Most Popular War Memorial Movies and TV Shows

 Refine See titles to watch instantly, titles you haven't rated, etc
  • Movies or TV
  • Genres
  • Keywords
  • IMDb Rating
  • Instant Watch Options
  • In Theaters
  • On TV
  • Release Year











































































































IMDb user rating (average) to
Number of votes to »







Reset



Reset
Release year or range to »

1. Saving Private Ryan (1998)

R | 169 min | Drama, War

8.6
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.6/10 X  
91 Metascore

Following the Normandy Landings, a group of U.S. soldiers go behind enemy lines to retrieve a paratrooper whose brothers have been killed in action.

Director: Steven Spielberg | Stars: Tom Hanks, Matt Damon, Tom Sizemore, Edward Burns

Votes: 1,155,905 | Gross: $216.54M

2. We Were Soldiers (2002)

R | 138 min | Action, Drama, History

7.1
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
65 Metascore

The story of the first major battle of the American phase of the Vietnam War, and the soldiers on both sides that fought it, while their wives wait nervously and anxiously at home for the good news or the bad news.

Director: Randall Wallace | Stars: Mel Gibson, Madeleine Stowe, Greg Kinnear, Sam Elliott

Votes: 124,307 | Gross: $78.12M

3. The Killing (2007–2012)

TV-MA | 57 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.4
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  

Police detective Sarah Lund investigates difficult cases with personal and political consequences.

Stars: Sofie Gråbøl, Morten Suurballe, Lars Mikkelsen, Bjarne Henriksen

Votes: 22,659

4. The History Boys (2006)

R | 109 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.8
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
74 Metascore

An unruly class of gifted and charming teenage boys are taught by two eccentric and innovative teachers, as their headmaster pushes for them all to get accepted into Oxford or Cambridge.

Director: Nicholas Hytner | Stars: Richard Griffiths, Frances de la Tour, Clive Merrison, Samuel Anderson

Votes: 19,694 | Gross: $2.71M

5. The Majestic (2001)

PG | 152 min | Drama, Romance

6.9
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
27 Metascore

Set in 1951, a blacklisted Hollywood writer gets into a car accident, loses his memory and settles down in a small town where he is mistaken for a long-lost son.

Director: Frank Darabont | Stars: Jim Carrey, Martin Landau, Bob Balaban, Jeffrey DeMunn

Votes: 50,590 | Gross: $27.81M

6. Journey Back to Christmas (2016 TV Movie)

TV-G | 84 min | Drama, Family, Romance

7.1
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

A WWII era nurse is transported in time to 2016 and meets a man who helps her discover the bonds of family and that the true meaning of Christmas is timeless.

Director: Mel Damski | Stars: Candace Cameron Bure, Oliver Hudson, Brooke Nevin, Meghan Heffern

Votes: 1,924

7. Hiroshima Mon Amour (1959)

Not Rated | 90 min | Drama, Romance

7.9
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  

A French actress filming an anti-war film in Hiroshima has an affair with a married Japanese architect as they share their differing perspectives on war.

Director: Alain Resnais | Stars: Emmanuelle Riva, Eiji Okada, Stella Dassas, Pierre Barbaud

Votes: 25,870 | Gross: $0.09M

8. Rhapsody in August (1991)

PG | 98 min | Drama

7.2
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

Three generations' responses to the atomic bombing of Nagasaki.

Director: Akira Kurosawa | Stars: Sachiko Murase, Richard Gere, Hisashi Igawa, Narumi Kayashima

Votes: 5,855 | Gross: $0.52M

9. Godzilla, Mothra and King Ghidorah: Giant Monsters All-Out Attack (2001)

Not Rated | 105 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

7.1
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

Three ancient guardian beasts awaken to protect Japan against Godzilla.

Director: Shûsuke Kaneko | Stars: Chiharu Niiyama, Ryûdô Uzaki, Masahiro Kobayashi, Shirô Sano

Votes: 4,835

10. Heimat: A Chronicle of Germany (1984– )

924 min | Drama, History, War

8.7
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.7/10 X  

The village of Schabbach experiences the shifting fortunes of Germany from 1919 to 1982.

Stars: Marita Breuer, Rüdiger Weigang, Kurt Wagner, Gertrud Bredel

Votes: 2,874

11. Last Orders (2001)

R | 109 min | Drama

6.9
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
78 Metascore

A group of old friends reminisce about their lives over the years after the death of one of their crew.

Director: Fred Schepisi | Stars: Michael Caine, Bob Hoskins, Tom Courtenay, David Hemmings

Votes: 5,436 | Gross: $2.33M

12. A Christmas Visitor (2002 TV Movie)

100 min | Drama

7.0
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

A father struggles with the past. A daughter fights for the future. A mother searches for answers. The Boyajians have not celebrated Christmas in 11 years. They lost their faith when they ... See full summary »

Director: Christopher Leitch | Stars: William Devane, Meredith Baxter, Dean McDermott, Reagan Pasternak

Votes: 927

13. Lafayette Escadrille (1958)

Approved | 93 min | Drama, Romance, War

5.7
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  

American youth and flying ace flies for France in World War I, meets and loves a French girl and a prostitute.

Director: William A. Wellman | Stars: Tab Hunter, Clint Eastwood, Etchika Choureau, Marcel Dalio

Votes: 609

14. The Sorrow and the Pity (1969)

PG | 251 min | Documentary, History, War

8.2
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  

An in-depth exploration of the various reactions by the French people to the Vichy government's acceptance of Nazi invasion.

Director: Marcel Ophüls | Stars: Georges Bidault, Matthäus Bleibinger, Charles Braun, Maurice Buckmaster

Votes: 3,351

15. The Crossing (1990)

92 min | Drama, Romance

5.4
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  

After 18 months Sam returns to his place of birth. He wants to ask his girlfriend Meg who he had let down when he left, to go with him to the big city. However Meg was deeply sad because of... See full summary »

Director: George Ogilvie | Stars: Russell Crowe, Robert Mammone, Danielle Spencer, Emily Lumbers

Votes: 545

16. Someday This Pain Will Be Useful to You (2011)

Not Rated | 95 min | Drama

5.8
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  
20 Metascore

A vulnerable teenager with a deep perception of the world and no idea how to live in it.

Director: Roberto Faenza | Stars: Toby Regbo, Marcia Gay Harden, Peter Gallagher, Lucy Liu

Votes: 2,457

17. Common Ground (2000 TV Movie)

R | 105 min | Drama

7.1
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

This movie contains three short stories dealing with the theme of homosexuality. In "A Friend of Dorothy", a woman joins the Navy during the 1950's and discovers lesbianism. In "Mr. Roberts... See full summary »

Director: Donna Deitch | Stars: Erik Knudsen, Brittany Murphy, Jason Priestley, Margot Kidder

Votes: 952

18. King & Country (1964)

Not Rated | 86 min | Drama, War

7.4
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

During World War I, Army Private Arthur James Hamp is accused of desertion during battle. The officer assigned to defend him at his court-martial, Captain Hargreaves, finds out there is more to the case than meets the eye.

Director: Joseph Losey | Stars: Dirk Bogarde, Tom Courtenay, Leo McKern, Barry Foster

Votes: 1,763

19. My Afternoons with Margueritte (2010)

Not Rated | 82 min | Comedy, Drama

7.2
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
59 Metascore

A semi-literate and lonely odd-job man bonds with a much older and well-read woman.

Director: Jean Becker | Stars: Gérard Depardieu, Gisèle Casadesus, Maurane, Sophie Guillemin

Votes: 6,435

20. Today We Live (1933)

Approved | 113 min | Drama, Romance, War

5.9
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  

During WWI, two officers, one a pilot and the other in the navy, compete for the same beautiful young woman.

Directors: Howard Hawks, Richard Rosson | Stars: Joan Crawford, Gary Cooper, Robert Young, Franchot Tone

Votes: 917

21. Life and Nothing But (1989)

PG | 135 min | Drama, War

7.5
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

Intense character study of men and women driven by an overpowering obsession with the past.

Director: Bertrand Tavernier | Stars: Philippe Noiret, Sabine Azéma, Pascale Vignal, Maurice Barrier

Votes: 1,455 | Gross: $0.43M

22. The Negro Soldier (1944)

43 min | Documentary, Drama, War

5.9
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  

Documentary focusing on the contributions to the American war effort of African-American soldiers.

Director: Stuart Heisler | Stars: Gertrude Elise Ayer, Richmond Barthé, Erich Borchmeyer, William Broadus

Votes: 552

23. La cuisine au beurre (1963)

81 min | Comedy

6.5
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

After thirteen years in Germany, Fernand is coming back to his wife and his restaurant. But since his disparition, his wife as made her life with a norman chef, sympathetic but a specialist... See full summary »

Director: Gilles Grangier | Stars: Fernandel, Bourvil, Claire Maurier, Andrex

Votes: 689

24. Maya Lin: A Strong Clear Vision (1994)

105 min | Documentary, Biography

7.4
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

A film about the work of the artist most famous for her monuments such as the Vietnam Memorial Wall and the Civil Rights Fountain Memorial.

Director: Freida Lee Mock | Star: Maya Lin

Votes: 403 | Gross: $0.06M

25. To Heal a Nation (1988 TV Movie)

M | 105 min | Drama

7.5
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

The true story of Jan Scruggs, an embittered Vietnam veteran who returns from the war a broken man. However, with the help of his loving wife Becky, he begins to find a new life for himself... See full summary »

Director: Michael Pressman | Stars: Eric Roberts, Glynnis O'Connor, Marshall Colt, Scott Paulin

Votes: 101

26. What Have We Learned, Charlie Brown? (1983 TV Movie)

23 min | Animation, Family, History

7.8
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  

On their return trip through France, Charlie Brown and the gang visit various memorials to the World Wars.

Director: Bill Melendez | Stars: Victoria Vargas, Brad Kesten, Jeremy Schoenberg, Stacy Heather Tolkin

Votes: 456

27. Long Shadow (2014– )

Not Rated | Documentary, History, War

7.7
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  

The legacy of World War I is examined in depth.

Star: David Reynolds

Votes: 82

28. Smart Politics (1948)

Approved | 65 min | Comedy, Drama, Music

7.8
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  

The growth of juvenile crime in a small town starts a movement for the building of a youth center. The project leaders discuss with the town mayor Phineas Wharton Sr. about buying an old ... See full summary »

Director: Will Jason | Stars: Freddie Stewart, June Preisser, Frankie Darro, Warren Mills

Votes: 12

29. Charles Bean's Great War (2010 TV Movie)

52 min | Documentary, History, War

8.8
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.8/10 X  

Add a Plot

Director: Wain Fimeri | Stars: Ben Bordeau, Shaun Brown, Pier Carthew, Lee Cormie

Votes: 6

30. Honor Flight (2007 TV Movie)

Documentary

Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  

World War II veterans fly from Columbus, Ohio to visit the World War Two Memorial in Washington, D.C.

Star: Bob Dole

32. Stone Mountain (2005)

23 min | Documentary, Short

7.2
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

A visit to Georgia's Stone Mountain Park: Confederate Civil War Memorial, Ku Klux Klan meeting place, and the state's most popular amusement park.

Director: Kevin McGowan

Votes: 19

33. War Memorial (2015)

16 min | Documentary, Short

Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  

Documentary Filmmaker Alex Quade discovers that one U.S. state is in danger of losing a memorial to its veterans killed in action. The city of Honolulu is considering demolishing its ... See full summary »

Director: Alex Quade | Stars: Tulsi Gabbard, Elizabeth Merritt, Alex Quade, Mo Radke

34. Mr. Dreyfuss Goes to Washington (2001 TV Movie)

92 min | Documentary

7.2
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

Richard Dreyfuss explores the history of the city of Washington D.C., with emphasis on its founding and the building of its most well-known monuments and memorials.

Director: Rachel Lyon | Stars: Richard Dreyfuss, Ross Dillman, Steven Edenbo, Robert Gleason

Votes: 14

35. L'Afrique noire française (1944)

10 min | Documentary, Short, War

Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  

Add a Plot

Stars: Charles de Gaulle, René Pleven, Félix Éboué

36. Stanley's Vision (1988 TV Movie)

Documentary, Biography

Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  

Channel 4 docudrama about celebrated English painter Sir Stanley Spencer (1891-1959) famous for painting landscapes, World War I memorials and Biblical scenes that he'd often set in his small hometown of Cookham.

Director: Rosemary Shepherd | Stars: Ben Kingsley, Brigit Forsyth, Sarah Simmons, Edmund Kingsley

37. Mediterranean Ports of Call (1941)

Approved | 9 min | Documentary, Short

5.9
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  

A James A. FitzPatrick short in his Traveltalk series, concentrating on the ports of Algiers and Monaco in the Mediterranean.

Director: James A. FitzPatrick | Star: James A. FitzPatrick

Votes: 30

39. The First Anzac Day (2015 Video)

66 min | Documentary, Biography, History

Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  

This documentary follows the formation of the 10th Battalion and what became of the No.1 section scouts who were amongst the first men ashore at Gallipoli. Meanwhile Australians were ... See full summary »

Director: Ashley Starkey | Stars: Robin Ashwin, Margie Forbes, Bill Gammage, Peter Goers

40. C'est un village d'Algérie... (1949)

13 min | Documentary, Short

Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  

Add a Plot

Director: Philippe Este

41. To the Nations (2016)

2 min | Short

6.8
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

What does an old war memorial tell us, 100 years later? Robert Hamerling (1830-1889) reflects back and calls for intercultural understanding.

Director: Patrick Müller | Star: Klaus-Rüdiger Utschick

Votes: 10

42. Passing Through (1952)

20 min | Documentary, Short, Adventure

Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  

Add a Plot

43. Inauguration du monument de Wissembourg (1909)

Documentary, Short

Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  

Add a Plot

44. Tea and Destiny (2010)

6 min | Short, Drama, Family

7.8
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  

Celeste Guilliams confronts her father head-on in this short, intimate drama. A tense discussion ensues as she tries to explain her reason for joining the Army. Her conviction is unclear to... See full summary »

Director: R. Christian Anderson | Stars: Heather Hermann, Jim Waters

Votes: 6

45. Voyage de Monsieur Martinaud-Déplat en Algérie (1954)

13 min | Documentary, Short, News

Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  

Add a Plot

Stars: Léon Martinaud-Déplat, Marcel Augiéras, Abderrahmane Farès, Mouloud Feraoun

46. Mighty Niagara (1943)

9 min | Documentary, Short, History

6.6
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

This Traveltalks entry visits places along the Niagara River and gives the viewer spectacular images of Niagara Falls.

Star: James A. FitzPatrick

Votes: 63

48. Vlast vítá (1945)

89 min | Documentary

Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  

Add a Plot

Directors: J.A. Holman, Otakar Vávra | Stars: Ladislav Bohác, Július Pántik

49. Boys of the Dardanelles (1984 Video)

22 min | Documentary, Short, History

Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  

Add a Plot

Directors: Dick Dennison, Richard Dennison, Richard Dennison | Stars: Winston Churchill, Hugh Bond, Leopold de Saxe, Roger Malone

50. Our World War One: Remembering Mitcham Camp (2016 Video)

31 min | Documentary, Animation, Short

Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  

Add a Plot

Director: Linda Kennedy



Recently Viewed