The Best Cold War Movies Films
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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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    Ulrich Tukur, Ulrich Mühe, Martina Gedeck

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    added by wiabux Sean Connery, Robert Shaw, Daniela Bianchi

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    George Clooney, Robert Downey Jr., Jeff Daniels

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    Patricia Neal, Michael Rennie, Sam Jaffe

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    Gary Oldman, Tom Hardy, Benedict Cumberbatch

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    Denzel Washington, Viggo Mortensen, Gene Hackman

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    Charlie Sheen, Patrick Swayze, Lea Thompson

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    added by kingbee63 Henry Fonda, Larry Hagman, Dom DeLuise

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    Sylvester Stallone, James Brown, Dolph Lundgren

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    added by Milo Cary Grant, Alfred Hitchcock, Martin Landau

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    Jennifer Aniston, Vin Diesel, Cloris Leachman

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    Daniel Brühl, Michael Gwisdek, Christine Schorn

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    added by wiabux Chevy Chase, Dan Aykroyd, Bob Hope

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    added by kingbee63 Alan Arkin, Carl Reiner, Jonathan Winters

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    Tom Cruise, Meg Ryan, Val Kilmer

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    Malin Åkerman, Carla Gugino, Jeffrey Dean Morgan

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    Harrison Ford, Liam Neeson, Peter Sarsgaard

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    Michelle Pfeiffer, Sean Connery, Roy Scheider

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    Brendan Fraser, Michael Caine, Rade Šerbedžija

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    Laurence Olivier, John Gielgud, Anthony Quinn

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    added by Milo Alfred Hitchcock, John Forsythe, Michel Piccoli

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    added by MejaEhrenström Brad Pitt, Kevin Costner, Gene Hackman

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    added by RanyaBardiwell Reece Dinsdale, Jane Hazlegrove, David Brierly UK's version of "The Day After"; but a million times better -- and a million times more haunting.

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    added by Milo Paul Newman, Julie Andrews, Alfred Hitchcock

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    added by Milo Sylvia Sidney, Oskar Homolka, John Loder

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    Sylvester Stallone, Charles Napier, Richard Crenna

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    Clint Eastwood, Nigel Hawthorne, John Ratzenberger

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    added by wiabux Kurt Russell, Patricia Clarkson, Al Michaels

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    added by louiskasatkin Orson Welles, Trevor Howard, Joseph Cotten

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    Alicia Silverstone, Christopher Walken, Brendan Fraser

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    Cynthia Nixon, John Lithgow, Richard Jenkins

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

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    new! & added by alastairjmcrawford Julia Roberts, Amy Adams, Tom Hanks

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    Leonardo DiCaprio, Michelle Williams, Mark Ruffalo

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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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    Mira Sorvino, Thomas Gibson, Taylor Nichols

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    Stephen Baldwin, Jason Patric, Erick Avari

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    Gary Busey, Danny Trejo, Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa

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    added by udontneedtoknowmyname Pierce Brosnan, Famke Janssen, Judi Dench

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    Ben Kingsley, Donald Sutherland, Aidan Quinn

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    Michael Caine, John Gielgud, Barry Foster

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    Gene Hackman, Tommy Lee Jones, Pam Grier

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    Gene Hackman, Terry O'Quinn, Kurtwood Smith

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    Whoopi Goldberg, Phil Hartman, Jim Belushi

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