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List of the best 2006 war movies, ranked by how many upvotes they've received by other fans of the genre. Traditionally, war movies have centered on conflicts like the Vietnam War and World War II. However as the years go on, more modern wars have been the focus of many films, including Iraq and Afghanistan. These are all the war movies that defined the year 2006, so vote for your favorites and help them rise to the top. This poll is also a great resource for finding new movies that you haven't already seen, especially since you can watch trailers for each film right on this page. To make sure this list is as accurate as possible, please don't downvote a movie if you haven't seen it.

The list you're viewing is made up of a variety of different movies, including 300 and Pan's Labyrinth. This isn't necessarily a list of all war movies from 2006, but it does contain all the ones worth watching.

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Flags of Our Fathers Paul Walker, Ryan Phillippe, Jamie Bell

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World Trade Center Nicolas Cage, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Maria Bello

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The Wind That Shakes the Barley Cillian Murphy, Liam Cunningham, Orla Fitzgerald

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Letters from Iwo Jima Ken Watanabe, Ryan Kelley, Kazunari Ninomiya

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Days of Glory Mélanie Laurent, Jamel Debbouze, Roschdy Zem

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Home of the Brave Jessica Biel, Christina Ricci, 50 Cent

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Flyboys James Franco, Jean Reno, Philip Winchester

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Pan's Labyrinth Doug Jones, Ivana Baquero, Sergi López i Ayats

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Rescue Dawn Christian Bale, Steve Zahn, Jeremy Davies

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Alatriste Viggo Mortensen, Elena Anaya, Nacho Pérez

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300 Gerard Butler, Michael Fassbender, Lena Headey

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Blood Diamond Leonardo DiCaprio, Jennifer Connelly, Michael Sheen

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The Painted Veil Naomi Watts, Edward Norton, Liev Schreiber

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The Good German George Clooney, Cate Blanchett, Tobey Maguire

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Crossing the Line Christian Slater, Kim Il-sung, Bruce Cumings - Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free Trial

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Only the Brave Pat Morita, Tamlyn Tomita, Mark Dacascos

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Valley of the Wolves: Iraq Gary Busey, Tito Ortiz, Billy Zane

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Kokoda Angus Sampson, Shane Bourne, Ewen Leslie

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The Last King of Scotland Kerry Washington, Gillian Anderson, James McAvoy

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Hannibal – Rome's Worst Nightmare Alexander Siddig, Kenneth Cranham, Ben Cross

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Seraphim Falls Pierce Brosnan, Liam Neeson, Angie Harmon

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Flight 93 Laura Mennell, Ty Olsson, Gwynyth Walsh

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Black Book Carice van Houten, Michiel Huisman, Derek de Lint - Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free Trial

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Transit Marina Aleksandrova, Aleksey Serebryakov, Daniil Strakhov

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The Storm Gate Ekaterina Klimova, Mikhail Yefremov, Andrey Krasko

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A Battle of Wits Choi Siwon, Fan Bingbing, Andy Lau

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The Road to Guantanamo Riz Ahmed, Jason Salkey, Sher Khan

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The Hunt for Eagle One Rutger Hauer, Mark Dacascos, Zach McGowan

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The Knot Li Bingbing, Vivian Hsu, Isabella Leong

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Twilight Johannes Rapp, Kira Kreylis-Petrova, Christian Sengewald

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Crusade in Jeans Emily Watson, Stephanie Leonidas, Benno Fürmann

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The Ten Commandments Omar Sharif, Padma Lakshmi, Dougray Scott

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The Color of Olives Monira Amer, Hani Amer

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Keerthi Chakra Mohanlal, Prakash Raj, Shweta Menon

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Napoleon and Me Monica Bellucci, Daniel Auteuil, Massimo Ceccherini

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The Veteran Ally Sheedy, Michael Ironside, Casper Van Dien

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Baghdad ER

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Ghosts of Cité Soleil Wyclef Jean, Winson Jean, James Petit Frère

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Honor Deferred Samuel L. Jackson, Bernie Mac, Atticus Cain

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Baruto no Gakuen Bruno Ganz, Hiroshi Abe, Ren Osugi

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Grbavica: The Land of My Dreams Bogdan Diklić, Mirjana Karanović, Semka Sokolović-Bertok

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Dresden Pip Torrens, John Light, Heiner Lauterbach

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The Path to 9/11 Patricia Heaton, Harvey Keitel, Donnie Wahlberg

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The Last Train Sibel Kekilli, Magdalena Sidonová, Gedeon Burkhard