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List Rules Vote up your favorite war films that were released in the 1970s.

One of the greatest decades for the genre, here is our ranked list of the best 70s war movies. There are epic battle films (Tora! Tora! Tora!, Midway) and riveting biographies (Patton, MacArthur), but the 70s also began to show a raising of the anti-war voice.
 

Among the top 70s war movies are the instant classics Apocalypse Now, M*A*S*H, Catch-22, and The Deer Hunter, all films which focus on the horror of war. You’ll also find the effecting drama Coming Home which focuses on the challenge of re-entering society after being at war. 
 

Enjoy this list of great war movies from the '70s, vote up your favorites, and feel free to add any of your favorites that might be missing.

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Apocalypse Now Marlon Brando, Harrison Ford, Robert Duvall - Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free Trial

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MASH Robert Duvall, Donald Sutherland, Elliott Gould

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The Deer Hunter Meryl Streep, Robert De Niro, Christopher Walken

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Tora! Tora! Tora! Jason Robards Jr., Martin Balsam, Joseph Cotten - Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free Trial

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Midway Tom Selleck, Charlton Heston, Henry Fonda

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Catch-22 Martin Sheen, Orson Welles, Jon Voight

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Coming Home Jane Fonda, Jon Voight, Bruce Dern

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Raid on Rommel Richard Burton, John Colicos, Wolfgang Preiss

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All Quiet on the Western Front Fred Zinnemann, Lew Ayres, ZaSu Pitts

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Corbari

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A Bridge Too Far Sean Connery, Anthony Hopkins, Robert Redford

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Albino Christopher Lee, Sybil Danning, Trevor Howard

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Cross of Iron James Coburn, David Warner, Senta Berger

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Waterloo Orson Welles, Christopher Plummer, Rod Steiger

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Force 10 from Navarone Harrison Ford, Barbara Bach, Robert Shaw

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Barry Lyndon Ryan O'Neal, Leonard Rossiter, Hardy Krüger

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Patton George C. Scott, Karl Malden, Paul Frees

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MacArthur Gregory Peck, Russell Johnson, Ed Flanders

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The Boys in Company C R. Lee Ermey, Michael Lembeck, Andrew Stevens

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Coup de Grâce Margarethe von Trotta, Mathieu Carrière, Matthias Habich

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Kelly's Heroes Clint Eastwood, Donald Sutherland, Don Rickles

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Overlord Nicholas Ball, John Franklyn-Robbins, Stella Tanner

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The Tin Drum Charles Aznavour, Mario Adorf, Daniel Olbrychski

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The Execution of Private Slovik Charlie Sheen, Martin Sheen, Gary Busey

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Hell Boats James Franciscus, Elizabeth Shepherd, Ronald Allen

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Charge of the Model T's Arte Johnson, Louis Nye, Herb Edelman

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Ilsa, She Wolf of the SS George Buck Flower, Richard Kennedy, Dyanne Thorne

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Game for Vultures Joan Collins, Richard Harris, Denholm Elliott

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From Hell to Victory George Peppard, George Hamilton, Capucine

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The Inglorious Bastards Fred Williamson, Bo Svenson, Ian Bannen

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Von Richthofen and Brown Stephen McHattie, Corin Redgrave, John Phillip Law

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Figures in a Landscape Malcolm McDowell, Robert Shaw, Roger Lloyd-Pack

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The Eagle Has Landed Robert Duvall, Michael Caine, Donald Sutherland

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Zulu Dawn Peter O'Toole, Bob Hoskins, Burt Lancaster

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Julius Caesar Charlton Heston, Christopher Lee, Diana Rigg

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The McKenzie Break Brian Keith, Ian Hendry, Jack Watson

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Go Tell the Spartans Burt Lancaster, Marc Singer, Dolph Sweet

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Yanks Richard Gere, Vanessa Redgrave, Rachel Roberts

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Young Winston Anthony Hopkins, Jane Seymour, Anne Bancroft

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Operation Daybreak Timothy Bottoms, Joss Ackland, Anthony Andrews

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Murphy's War Peter O'Toole, Philippe Noiret, Siân Phillips

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