military conflicts The Best World War 1 Movies  

9.6k votes 2.6k voters 761k views 47 items Follow Embed

List Rules Vote up and add movies that take place during World War I.

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.
list ordered by

1
+ - 820 116
Ranker Video v
All Quiet on the Western Front Fred Zinnemann, Lew Ayres, ZaSu Pitts

The Best War Movies Ever The Best Ninja Movies of All Time

2
+ - 545 95
Ranker Video v
Paths of Glory Kirk Douglas, Adolphe Menjou, Richard Anderson

3
+ - 556 114
Ranker Video v
Lawrence of Arabia Omar Sharif, Peter O'Toole, Alec Guinness

4
+ - 447 79
Ranker Video v
Gallipoli Mel Gibson, Bill Hunter, Robert Grubb

5
+ - 434 108
Ranker Video v
Sergeant York Gary Cooper, Walter Brennan, Joan Leslie

6
+ - 393 102
Ranker Video v
The Lost Battalion Charles White Whittlesey, Gaston Glass, Robert Alexander

7
+ - 295 84
Ranker Video v
The Blue Max Ursula Andress, George Peppard, Peter Woodthorpe

8
+ - 270 113
Ranker Video v
The African Queen Katharine Hepburn, Humphrey Bogart, Robert Morley

9
+ - 213 32
Ranker Video v
Beneath Hill 60 Bella Heathcote, Jacqueline McKenzie, Aden Young

10
+ - 302 109
Ranker Video v
The Red Baron Lena Headey, Joseph Fiennes, Til Schweiger

11
+ - 243 59
Ranker Video v
The Lost Battalion Ricky Schroder, Jay Rodan, Jamie Harris

12
+ - 391 180
Ranker Video v
War Horse Benedict Cumberbatch, Tom Hiddleston, Emily Watson

13
+ - 145 40
Ranker Video v
Joyeux Noël Daniel Brühl, Ian Richardson, Guillaume Canet

14
+ - 110 35
Ranker Video v
The Grand Illusion Erich von Stroheim, Jean Gabin, Marcel Dalio

15
+ - 304 200
Ranker Video v
Flyboys James Franco, Jean Reno, Philip Winchester

Pretty Good World War II Movies The Best Knight Movies

16
+ - 140 80
Ranker Video v
A Very Long Engagement Jodie Foster, Marion Cotillard, Audrey Tautou

17
+ - 134 64
Ranker Video v
The Fighting 69th James Cagney, George Reeves, Joseph Crehan

18
+ - 91 32
Ranker Video v
The Light Horsemen Simon Wincer 1988

19
+ - 114 71
Ranker Video v
My Boy Jack Daniel Radcliffe, Carey Mulligan, Kim Cattrall

20
+ - 93 42
Ranker Video v
Wings Gary Cooper, Clara Bow, Hedda Hopper

21
+ - 47 9
Ranker Video v
The Dawn Patrol Douglas Fairbanks, Jr., Frank McHugh

22
+ - 60 27
Hell's Angels. is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best World War 1 Movies
Hell's Angels.

23
+ - 79 49
Ranker Video v
What Price Glory? Dolores del Río, Victor McLaglen, Edmund Lowe

24
+ - 33 6
Ranker Video v
The Dawn Patrol David Niven, Errol Flynn, Basil Rathbone

25
+ - 36 11
Ranker Video v
A Farewell to Arms Gary Cooper, Helen Hayes, Adolphe Menjou

26
+ - 80 56
Ranker Video v
Regeneration 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 Wilfred Owen.

27
+ - 26 10
Ranker Video v
Westfront 1918 Vladimir Sokoloff, Gustav Diessl, Aribert Mog

28
+ - 73 57
Ranker Video v
Yankee Doodle Dandy 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 songs like "Over ...

29
+ - 51 36
Ranker Video v
Shout at the Devil Roger Moore, Ian Holm, Lee Marvin

The Worst World War II Generals 80 Great Jobs That Don't Require a College Degree

30
+ - 34 21
Testament of Youth is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best World War 1 Movies

31
+ - 52 45
Ranker Video v
Zeppelin Elke Sommer, Michael York, Anton Diffring

32
+ - 48 42
Ranker Video v
The Big Parade Karl Dane, Renée Adorée, John Gilbert

33
+ - 11 8
Waterloo Bridge is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best World War 1 Movies
Waterloo Bridge Vivien Leigh, Robert Taylor, C. Aubrey Smith

34
+ - 10 10
Ranker Video v
Wooden Crosses Charles Vanel, Pierre Blanchar, Harry Baur

35
+ - 31 34
Ranker Video v
The White Ribbon Rainer Bock, Birgit Minichmayr, Susanne Lothar

36
+ - 35 43
Ranker Video v
The Life and Death of Colonel Blimp Deborah Kerr, Anton Walbrook, John Laurie

37
+ - 27 29
Ranker Video v
Frauline Doktor

38
+ - 10 10
Ranker Video v
Capitaine Conan Samuel Le Bihan, Philippe Torreton, Catherine Rich

39
+ - 6 7
Ranker Video v
Waterloo Bridge Bette Davis, Doris Lloyd, Douglass Montgomery

40
+ - 7 11
Ranker Video v
The Eagle and the Hawk Cary Grant, Carole Lombard, Fredric March

41
+ - 5 10
Ranker Video v
Journey's End Colin Clive, Billy Bevan, Anthony Bushell

42
+ - 12 18
The Four Horsemen of the Apoca... is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best World War 1 Movies
The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse Rudolph Valentino, Ramon Novarro, Wallace Beery

43
+ - 8 18
Life and Nothing But is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best World War 1 Movies
Life and Nothing But Philippe Noiret, Sabine Azéma, Michel Duchaussoy

44
+ - 24 40
The Officers' Ward is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best World War 1 Movies
The Officers' Ward André Dussollier, Éric Caravaca, Jean-Michel Portal

45
+ - 38 65
Ranker Video v
Darling Lili Julie Andrews, Rock Hudson, Lance Percival

46
+ - 1 9
Ranker Video v
Broken Lullaby Lionel Barrymore, ZaSu Pitts, Phillips Holmes

47
+ - 5 5
Ranker Video v
Birdsong Eddie Redmayne, Richard Madden, Matthew Goode