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List of the best 2008 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 2008, 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.

List movies include Iron Man, The Hurt Locker and many additional movies as well. This isn't necessarily a list of all war movies from 2008, but it does contain all the ones worth watching.
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Flipping Out

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Yehezkel Lazarov, Mickey Leon

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Evangeline Lilly, Ralph Fiennes, Jeremy Renner

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Tom Cruise, Kenneth Branagh, Eddie Izzard

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Leonardo DiCaprio, Russell Crowe, Mark Strong

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Robert Downey Jr., Terrence Howard, Jeff Bridges

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Daniel Craig, Liev Schreiber, Mia Wasikowska

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Vera Farmiga, Asa Butterfield, David Thewlis

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Viggo Mortensen, Jason Isaacs, Mark Strong

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Maggie Q, Sammo Hung, Andy Lau

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Nicole Kidman, Hugh Jackman, David Wenham

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Anna Kovalchuk, Fedor Bondarchuk, Viktor Verzhbitsky

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Tim Allen, Jennifer Grey, Chiwetel Ejiofor

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Carmen Electra, Method Man, Kevin Sorbo

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Nina Divíšková, Viktor Preiss, Pavla Tomicová

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Donnie Yen, Kelly Chen, Leon Lai

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120 Cansel Elçin, Alican Yılmaz, Özge Özberk

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Tunnelrat Matthias Schoenaerts, Roman Knizka, Stefan Sattler

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Don Johnson, Steve Bridges, Lisa Stokke

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Jonathan Rhys Meyers, Michelle Yeoh, Radha Mitchell

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The Wedding Song Lizzie Brocheré, Simon Abkarian, Hichem Rostom

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Nick Cannon, Tom Sizemore, Melonie Diaz

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Jamie Campbell Bower, Tygo Gernandt, Yorick van Wageningen

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Will Not End Here Vojislav Brajović, Leon Lučev, Nada Sargin

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Sam Loco, Christophe Minie, Mohammed Kamara

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Milena Dravić, Lazar Ristovski, Dragan Nikolić

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Sylvester Stallone, Julie Benz, Graham McTavish

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Kerry Washington, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, John Turturro

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Matt Damon, Benicio del Toro, Rodrigo Santoro

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Rachel McAdams, Tim Robbins, Michael Peña

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Morena Baccarin, Jacqueline Bissett, Josh Lucas

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Ron Donachie, Aksel Hennie, Kjersti Holmen

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Danielle Souza, Calum Gittins, Ryan O'Kane

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Keira Knightley, Sienna Miller, Cillian Murphy

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Zhao Wei, Tony Leung Chiu Wai, Takeshi Kaneshiro

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Sunny Soo Ae, Uhm Tae-woong, Jung Jin-young

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Caroline Dhavernas, Paul Gross, Landon Liboiron

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Jon Strickland

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Lena Headey, Joseph Fiennes, Til Schweiger

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The Butterfly from Ural Jotaarkka Pennanen, Aliisa Pulkkinen

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Urduja Regine Velasquez, Michael V, Eddie Garcia

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Nina Hoss, Juliane Köhler, Irm Hermann

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Mads Mikkelsen, Lars Mikkelsen, Hanns Zischler

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Channing Tatum, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Ryan Phillippe

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Nate Parker, Michael Paré, Wilson Bethel

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Stellan Skarsgård, Joel Kinnaman, Bibi Andersson

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Willem Dafoe, Jeff Goldblum, Derek Jacobi

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Josh Feinman, Shaun Russell, Alim Kouliev