The Best World War 1 Movies Films

The Best World War 1 Movies

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This is a list of the best World War 1 movies ever made with pictures. The following WW1 films list can be sorted by cast, year, director, or more. The list of movies about World War 1 films includes American and foreign titles, and ranges from "All Quiet on the Western Front" to "Lawrence of Arabia." This list also has WW1 movie titles you can click on for more information on the films. You can even rerank this World War 1 films list in order to start your own. This is one of many kinds of war movies.

The list might not have all the World War 1 movies, but they are considered the best.


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    All Quiet on the Western Front

    the people's #1 & most listed
    Fred Zinnemann, Lew Ayres, ZaSu Pitts

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    Paths of Glory


    Kirk Douglas, Adolphe Menjou, Richard Anderson

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    Lawrence of Arabia


    Omar Sharif, Peter O'Toole, Alec Guinness

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    Gallipoli

    added by RichardLeslie
    Mel Gibson, Bill Hunter, Robert Grubb

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    Sergeant York


    Gary Cooper, Walter Brennan, Joan Leslie

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    The Lost Battalion


    Charles White Whittlesey, Gaston Glass, Robert Alexander

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    The Blue Max


    Ursula Andress, George Peppard, Peter Woodthorpe

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    The African Queen


    Katharine Hepburn, Humphrey Bogart, Robert Morley

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    The Red Baron

    added by MichaelBeltran
    Lena Headey, Joseph Fiennes, Til Schweiger

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    The Lost Battalion

    added by FrankGutt
    Ricky Schroder, Jay Rodan, Jamie Harris

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    War Horse


    Benedict Cumberbatch, Tom Hiddleston, Emily Watson

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    - 17
    Beneath Hill 60

    ranked low on reranks & added by mr.shaw123
    Bella Heathcote, Jacqueline McKenzie, Aden Young

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    Flyboys

    added by MichaelBeltran
    James Franco, Jean Reno, Philip Winchester

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    A Very Long Engagement

    added by SusanStoltze
    Jodie Foster, Marion Cotillard, Audrey Tautou

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    The Fighting 69th


    James Cagney, George Reeves, Joseph Crehan

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    The Grand Illusion

    added by Trioxin245
    Erich von Stroheim, Jean Gabin, Marcel Dalio

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    My Boy Jack

    added by elcid86
    Daniel Radcliffe, Carey Mulligan, Kim Cattrall

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    Wings

    added by Trioxin245
    Gary Cooper, Clara Bow, Hedda Hopper

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    Joyeux Noël

    ranked low on reranks & added by sebbzor
    Daniel Brühl, Ian Richardson, Guillaume Canet

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    What Price Glory?


    Dolores del Río, Victor McLaglen, Edmund Lowe

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    Regeneration

    added by taichungcanuck
    James McAvoy, Jonny Lee Miller, Dougray Scott Lt. Seigfried Sassoon is sent to a military psychiatric hospital after his open letter criticizing the conduct of the war is published by The Times.  There he meets fellow patient and poet

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    The Light Horsemen

    added by RobertThomas
    The Light Horsemen Simon Wincer 1988

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    added by EricShawnBirk
    Hell's Angels.

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    The Life and Death of Colonel Blimp

    Ranked High on Reranks & added by Trioxin245
    Deborah Kerr, Anton Walbrook, John Laurie

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    Yankee Doodle Dandy

    added by KathleenSzczepaniak
    James Cagney, Joan Leslie, Walter Huston This is about life in America prior to WWI.  It includes the isolationism in the USA and how the sinking of the Lusitania changed that. Then George M Cohan tries to join up and instead he wrote

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    Shout at the Devil

    added by PaulBischof
    Roger Moore, Ian Holm, Lee Marvin

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    - 27
    Zeppelin

    added by PaulBischof
    Elke Sommer, Michael York, Anton Diffring

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    - 10

    added by MejaEhrenström

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    Darling Lili


    Julie Andrews, Rock Hudson, Lance Percival

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    The Big Parade

    added by LaurencePeery
    Karl Dane, Renée Adorée, John Gilbert

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    The White Ribbon

    added by Trioxin245
    Rainer Bock, Birgit Minichmayr, Susanne Lothar

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    Frauline Doktor

    added by PaulBischof
    Frauline Doktor

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    No image

    added by DavidBrumpton
    The Officers' Ward André Dussollier, Éric Caravaca, Jean-Michel Portal

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    added by stubb
    Philippe Noiret, Sabine Azéma, Michel Duchaussoy

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    added by stubb
    Rudolph Valentino, Ramon Novarro, Wallace Beery

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