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The Best Movies With War in the Title  

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Have you ever noticed how many movies there are with war in the name? This list ranks the best movies with war in the title, regardless of genre or rating. What is your favorite movie with war in the name? This is kind of an odd way to categorize movies, but that's also why it's so fun! There are probably one or two movies with war in the title that you instantly think of, but you might be surprised how many others there are too as you scroll through this list.

This ranked poll of films with war in the title includes movies like War of the Worlds, World War Z, and The War of the Roses. Don't forget that this list is interactive, meaning you can vote the film names up or down depending on much you liked each movie that has the word war in it.
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Captain America: Civil War is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Movies With War in the Title
Chris Evans, Robert Downey Jr., Scarlett Johansson
Captain America: Civil War is a 2016 American superhero film directed by Anthony and Joe Russo, based on the Marvel Comics character. Political interference in the Avengers' activities causes a ...more
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Avengers: Infinity War is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Movies With War in the Title
Robert Downey Jr., Chris Hemsworth, Mark Ruffalo
Avengers: Infinity War is a 2018 American superhero film directed by Anthony and Joe Russo. Torn apart after the events of Captain America: Civil War, the Avengers join forces with the Guardians ...more
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H. G. Wells' War of the Worlds is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Movies With War in the Title
Gene Barry, Ann Robinson
This film is a 1953 American Technicolor science fiction film from Paramount Pictures, produced by George Pal, directed by Byron Haskin, and starring Gene Barry and Ann Robinson. The film is a ...more
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War Horse is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Movies With War in the Title
Benedict Cumberbatch, Tom Hiddleston, Emily Watson
This film is a 2011 American drama film directed by Steven Spielberg. It is an adaptation of British author Michael Morpurgo's 1982 children's novel of the same name set before and during the ...more
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The World at War is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Movies With War in the Title
The World at War is a 1942 documentary film produced by the Office of War Information. One of the earliest long length films made by the government during the war, it attempted to explain the ...more
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The War Wagon is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Movies With War in the Title
Sean Connery, John Wayne, Donald Sutherland
This film is a 1967 Western film starring John Wayne and Kirk Douglas, released by Universal Pictures, directed by Burt Kennedy, produced by Marvin Schwartz and adapted by Clair Huffaker from ...more
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The Private War of Major Benso... is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Movies With War in the Title
Charlton Heston, Sal Mineo, William Demarest
The Private War of Major Benson is 1955 comedy film starring Charlton Heston, Julie Adams, Sal Mineo and Tim Hovey, about a tough-talking U.S. Army Officer who must shape up the JROTC program at ...more
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H. G. Wells' The War of the Wo... is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Movies With War in the Title
Susan Goforth, Jamie Lynn Sease, Darlene Sellers
H.G. Wells' The War of the Worlds is one of three film adaptations released in 2005 of H. G. Wells' classic novel of the same name, about a Martian invasion of Earth. This version, noted for its ...more
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Lord of War is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Movies With War in the Title
Nicolas Cage, Jared Leto, Ethan Hawke
This film is a 2005 film written, produced and directed by Andrew Niccol and co-produced by and starring Nicolas Cage. It was released in the United States on September 16, 2005, with the DVD ...more
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World War Z is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Movies With War in the Title
Brad Pitt, Matthew Fox, David Morse
This film is a 2013 American apocalyptic action horror film directed by Marc Forster. The screenplay by Matthew Michael Carnahan, Drew Goddard, and Damon Lindelof is from a screen story by ...more
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The Civil War is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Movies With War in the Title
Morgan Freeman, Jeremy Irons, Derek Jacobi
The Civil War is a documentary film created by Ken Burns about the American Civil War. It was first broadcast on PBS on five consecutive nights from September 23 to 27, 1990. Approximately 40 ...more
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War of the Worlds is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Movies With War in the Title
Tom Cruise, Morgan Freeman, Channing Tatum
War of the Worlds is a 2005 American epic science fiction disaster film and a loose adaptation of H. G. Wells's novel The War of the Worlds, directed by Steven Spielberg and written by Josh ...more
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H. G. Wells' War of the Worlds is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Movies With War in the Title
C. Thomas Howell, Peter Greene, Jake Busey
H. G. Wells' War of the Worlds is a science fiction horror mockbuster by The Asylum. It is one of three 2005 film adaptations of H. G. Wells' 1898 science fiction novel The War of the Worlds. ...more
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Suppose They Gave a War and No... is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Movies With War in the Title
Paul Mccoy added Ernest Borgnine, Tony Curtis, Suzanne Pleshette
Suppose They Gave A War and Nobody Came is a 1970 feature film. The plot is a mixture of comic and dramatic elements and concerns the reactions of a number of World War II veterans to the ...more
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Unconstitutional: The War on O... is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Movies With War in the Title
Unconstitutional: The War on Our Civil Liberties is an American 2004 political documentary about the legal problems with the PATRIOT Act. It posits that the law, hastily passed in the wake of ...more
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Punisher: War Zone is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Movies With War in the Title
Julie Benz, Ray Stevenson, Dominic West
This film is a 2008 comic book action film featuring the Marvel Comics character The Punisher, directed by Lexi Alexander. It is the third feature film adaptation of The Punisher and is the ...more
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War and Pieces is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Movies With War in the Title
comicspies1 added Paul Julian
War and Pieces is a 1964 Warner Bros. Looney Tunes theatrical animated short. It was directed by Chuck Jones, and features Wile E. Coyote and The Road Runner. It was the last Warner Bros. ...more
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War Dogs is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Movies With War in the Title
comicspies1 added
War Dogs is 1943 World War II cartoon directed by William Hanna and Joseph Barbera and released with the movie Best Foot Forward by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer. Its main theme is war dogs training that ...more
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The War of the Roses is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Movies With War in the Title
Kathleen Turner, Danny DeVito, Michael Douglas
This film is a 1989 American black comedy film based upon the 1981 novel of the same name by Warren Adler. The film follows a wealthy couple with a seemingly perfect marriage. When their ...more
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The Winter War is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Movies With War in the Title
Timo Torikka, Vesa Vierikko, Martti Suosalo
Talvisota is a 1989 film directed by Pekka Parikka.
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Murphy's War is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Movies With War in the Title
Peter O'Toole, Philippe Noiret, Siân Phillips
Murphy's War is a 1971 war film starring Peter O'Toole. It was directed by Peter Yates and, while it has much in common with The African Queen, it is based on a novel by Max Catto. The ...more
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The Dogs of War is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Movies With War in the Title
Christopher Walken, Tom Berenger, Jim Broadbent
The Dogs of War is a 1980 war film based upon the 1974 novel of the same name by Frederick Forsyth, directed by John Irvin. It stars Christopher Walken and Tom Berenger as part of a small, ...more
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Left Behind: World at War is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Movies With War in the Title
Kirk Cameron, Louis Gossett, Jr.
Left Behind: World at War is a Christian apocalyptic/thriller film and the third in the series of films based on the Left Behind book series. It was produced by Cloud Ten Pictures. The film ...more
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War for the Planet of the Apes is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Movies With War in the Title
Hayden the Monster Man added Andy Serkis, Woody Harrelson, Steve Zahn
This film is a 2017 science fiction film directed by Matt Reeves. Following the events of Dawn of the Planet of the Apes (2014), Caesar (Andy Serkis) and the apes are embroiled in a conflict ...more
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Range War is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Movies With War in the Title
William Boyd, Willard Robertson, Matt Moore
Range War is a 1939 American Western film directed by Lesley Selander and written by Sam Robins and Walter C. Roberts. The film stars William Boyd, Russell Hayden, Britt Wood, Pedro de Cordoba, ...more