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The Best Cold War Movies

List Criteria: Only movies that take place during the Cold War

A list of the best cold war movies ever made, ranked by movie fans with film trailers when available. This cold war movie list is ordered by popularity, so only the greatest movies about the cold war are at the top of the list. If there are any great movies about the cold war you believe we missed, please feel free to add them to the list yourself. The films on this list are the most famous cold war movies of all time, so use it to find some movies that you haven't seen already. Click on these cold war movie titles for more information about the films.The list you're viewing is made up of items like The Quiet American and Meteor.This list answers the questions, "What are the best cold war movies?" and "What is the greatest cold war movie of all time?" Various bits of information are included with these popular cold war movies, such as who directed them, when they were released and who starred in the films. Whether you're watching these cold war movies on DVD, Blu-ray or streaming, these good cold war movies can be enjoyed no matter what.
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    James Earl Jones, Peter Sellers, George C. Scott

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    Alec Baldwin, Sean Connery, Jeffrey Jones

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    Frank Sinatra, Angela Lansbury, Janet Leigh

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    Kevin Costner, Bruce Greenwood, Chip Esten

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    Matthew Broderick, William H. Macy, Ally Sheedy

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    new! & added by kingbee63 Henry Fonda, Larry Hagman, Dom DeLuise

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    Gary Oldman, Tom Hardy, Benedict Cumberbatch

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    George Clooney, Robert Downey Jr., Jeff Daniels

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    Charlie Sheen, Patrick Swayze, Lea Thompson

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    Denzel Washington, Viggo Mortensen, Gene Hackman

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    Ulrich Tukur, Ulrich Mühe, Martina Gedeck

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    Sylvester Stallone, James Brown, Dolph Lundgren

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    Malin Åkerman, Carla Gugino, Jeffrey Dean Morgan

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    Tom Cruise, Meg Ryan, Val Kilmer

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    Jennifer Aniston, Vin Diesel, Cloris Leachman

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    added by wiabux Chevy Chase, Dan Aykroyd, Bob Hope

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    Clint Eastwood, Nigel Hawthorne, John Ratzenberger

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    Laurence Olivier, John Gielgud, Anthony Quinn

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    Harrison Ford, Liam Neeson, Peter Sarsgaard

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    Daniel Brühl, Michael Gwisdek, Christine Schorn

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    added by Milo Paul Newman, Julie Andrews, Alfred Hitchcock

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    Leonardo DiCaprio, Michelle Williams, Mark Ruffalo

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    Brendan Fraser, Michael Caine, Rade Šerbedžija

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    Cynthia Nixon, John Lithgow, Richard Jenkins

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    added by wiabux Kurt Russell, Patricia Clarkson, Al Michaels

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    added by Milo Cary Grant, Alfred Hitchcock, Martin Landau

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    added by Milo Sylvia Sidney, Oskar Homolka, John Loder

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    Alicia Silverstone, Christopher Walken, Brendan Fraser

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    Michelle Pfeiffer, Sean Connery, Roy Scheider

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    added by Milo Alfred Hitchcock, John Forsythe, Michel Piccoli

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    Helen Mirren, Isabella Rossellini, Gregory Hines

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    John Wayne, Janet Leigh, Mamie Van Doren

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    added by udontneedtoknowmyname Timothy Dalton, John Rhys-Davies, John Barry

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    Whoopi Goldberg, Phil Hartman, Jim Belushi

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    Stephen Baldwin, Jason Patric, Erick Avari

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    added by udontneedtoknowmyname Pierce Brosnan, Famke Janssen, Judi Dench

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    Mira Sorvino, Thomas Gibson, Taylor Nichols

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    Gene Hackman, Tommy Lee Jones, Pam Grier

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    Ben Kingsley, Donald Sutherland, Aidan Quinn

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    Harrison Ford, Cate Blanchett, Shia LaBeouf

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    Gene Hackman, Terry O'Quinn, Kurtwood Smith

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    Gary Busey, Danny Trejo, Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa

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    Michael Caine, John Gielgud, Barry Foster

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    Sean Connery, Natalie Wood, Henry Fonda

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