Film 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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Lord of War is listed (or ranked) 3 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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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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H. G. Wells' War of the Worlds is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Movies With War in the Title
Tom Cruise, Morgan Freeman, Channing Tatum 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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The World at War is listed (or ranked) 6 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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Punisher: War Zone is listed (or ranked) 7 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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The War of the Roses is listed (or ranked) 8 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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Unconstitutional: The War on O... is listed (or ranked) 9 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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The Private War of Major Benso... is listed (or ranked) 10 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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Gitmo – The New Rules of War is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Movies With War in the Title
Gitmo: The new rules of war is a Swedish documentary about the Guantanamo Bay detention camp by Erik Gandini and Tarik Saleh. The film features interviews with Janis Karpinski, Mehdi Ghezali and ...more

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War for the Planet of the Apes is listed (or ranked) 12 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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World War Z is listed (or ranked) 13 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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Charlie Wilson's War is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Movies With War in the Title
Julia Roberts, Amy Adams, Tom Hanks Charlie Wilson's War is a 2007 American biographical comedy-drama film, recounting the true story of U.S. Congressman Charlie Wilson who partnered with CIA operative Gust Avrakotos to launch ...more

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The Winter War is listed (or ranked) 15 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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The War of the Gargantuas is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Movies With War in the Title
Takashi Shimura, Russ Tamblyn, Akihiko Hirata This film, released in Japan as Frankenstein's Monsters: Sanda versus Gaira, is a 1966 science fiction kaiju film. The film was co-produced between the Japanese company Toho, and Henry G. ...more

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World War III is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Movies With War in the Title
Rock Hudson World War III is a miniseries that aired on the NBC network television in January 1982.

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The War Wagon is listed (or ranked) 18 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 Civil War is listed (or ranked) 19 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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The Dogs of War is listed (or ranked) 20 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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War of the Worlds is listed (or ranked) 21 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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War and Pieces is listed (or ranked) 22 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) 23 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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Tomorrow, When the War Began is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Movies With War in the Title
Phoebe Tonkin, Caitlin Stasey, Rachel Hurd-Wood Tomorrow, When the War Began is a 2010 Australian drama film written and directed by Stuart Beattie and based on the novel of the same name by John Marsden. The film was produced by Andrew Mason ...more

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Casualties of War is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Movies With War in the Title
Sean Penn, Michael J. Fox, John C. Reilly This film is a 1989 drama film directed by Brian De Palma, with a screenplay by David Rabe, based on the actual events of the incident on Hill 192 in 1966 during Vietnam. It stars Michael J. Fox ...more