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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
Captain America: Civil War 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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Lord of War is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Movies With War in the Title
Lord of War Nicolas Cage, Jared Leto, Ethan Hawke Lord of War is a 2005 crime war 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, ...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
H. G. Wells' War of the Worlds Tom Cruise, Morgan Freeman, Channing Tatum The War of the Worlds 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 ...more

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War Horse is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Movies With War in the Title
War Horse Benedict Cumberbatch, Tom Hiddleston, Emily Watson War Horse is a 2011 American war 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 ...more

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War of the Worlds is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Movies With War in the Title
War of the Worlds 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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World War Z is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Movies With War in the Title
World War Z Brad Pitt, Matthew Fox, David Morse World War Z 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) 7 on the list The Best Movies With War in the Title
Charlie Wilson's War 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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Casualties of War is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Movies With War in the Title
Casualties of War Sean Penn, Michael J. Fox, John C. Reilly Casualties of War 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 the Vietnam War. It ...more

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Tomorrow, When the War Began is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Movies With War in the Title
Tomorrow, When the War Began 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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The World at War is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Movies With War in the Title
The World at War 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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Avengers: Infinity War is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Movies With War in the Title
Avengers: Infinity War Robert Downey Jr., Josh Brolin, Tom Holland 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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Avengers: Infinity War – Part ... is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Movies With War in the Title

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The Civil War is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Movies With War in the Title
The Civil War 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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Punisher: War Zone is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Movies With War in the Title
Punisher: War Zone Julie Benz, Ray Stevenson, Dominic West Punisher: War Zone is a 2008 comic book action film featuring the Marvel Comics character The Punisher, directed by Lexi Alexander. The film is a reboot that follows the original telling of ...more

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The Winter War is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Movies With War in the Title
The Winter War Timo Torikka, Vesa Vierikko, Martti Suosalo Talvisota is a 1989 film directed by Pekka Parikka.

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The Invisible War is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Movies With War in the Title
The Invisible War The Invisible War is a 2012 documentary film written and directed by Kirby Dick.

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The Great War is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Movies With War in the Title
The Great War Alberto Sordi, Silvana Mangano, Vittorio Gassman The Great War is a 1959 Italian film directed by Mario Monicelli. It tells the story of an odd couple of army buddies in World War I; the movie, while played on a comedic register, does not hide ...more

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The Secret War of Harry Frigg is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Movies With War in the Title
The Secret War of Harry Frigg Paul Newman, Sylva Koscina The Secret War of Harry Frigg is a 1968 comedy film set in World War II. It was directed by Jack Smight and starred Paul Newman.

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The Private War of Major Benso... is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Movies With War in the Title
The Private War of Major Benson 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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War of the Buttons is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Movies With War in the Title
War of the Buttons Liam Cunningham, Colm Meaney, Frank Grimes War of the Buttons is a 1994 Irish drama adventure film directed by John Roberts. It was written by Collin Welland and based on the French novel La Guerre des boutons, by Louis Pergaud. The ...more

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Suppose They Gave a War and No... is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Movies With War in the Title
Paul Mccoy added Suppose They Gave a War and Nobody Came 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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Gitmo – The New Rules of War is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Movies With War in the Title
Gitmo – The New Rules of War 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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This Means War is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Movies With War in the Title
This Means War Reese Witherspoon, Tom Hardy, Laura Vandervoort This Means War is a 2012 American romantic comedy spy film directed by McG. The film stars Reese Witherspoon, Chris Pine, and Tom Hardy as victims of a love triangle in which two CIA agents who ...more

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The War is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Movies With War in the Title
The War Adam Arkin, Tom Hanks, Robert Wahlberg The War is a seven-part American documentary television mini-series about World War II from the perspective of the United States. The program was produced by American filmmakers Ken Burns and ...more

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The War at Home is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Movies With War in the Title
The War at Home Carla Gugino, Kathy Bates, Martin Sheen The War at Home is a 1996 motion picture starring Emilio Estevez, Kathy Bates, and Martin Sheen. Estevez also directed the film as well as served as a co-producer.

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The War Game is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Movies With War in the Title
The War Game Michael Aspel The War Game is a 1965 television drama-documentary film depicting a nuclear war. Written, directed, and produced by Peter Watkins for the BBC's The Wednesday Play anthology series, it caused ...more

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5 Days of War is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Movies With War in the Title
5 Days of War Heather Graham, Val Kilmer, Emmanuelle Chriqui 5 Days of War is a 2011 action film by Finnish director Renny Harlin. The story is about the Russo-Georgian War over the Russian-backed breakaway republic of South Ossetia in Georgia, including ...more

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Tae Guk Gi: The Brotherhood of... is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Movies With War in the Title

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How I Won the War is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Movies With War in the Title
How I Won the War John Lennon, Michael Crawford, Roy Kinnear How I Won the War is a black comedy film directed and produced by Richard Lester, released in 1967, based on a novel of the same name by Patrick Ryan. The film stars Michael Crawford as bungling ...more

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Dogs of War is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Movies With War in the Title
Dogs of War Harold Lloyd, Ernie Morrison, Allen Hoskins Dogs of War! is a 1923 silent short subject, the fourteenth entry in Hal Roach's Our Gang series. Directed by Robert F. McGowan, the two-reel short was released to theaters in July 1923 by ...more

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World War III is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Movies With War in the Title
World War III Rock Hudson World War III is a miniseries that aired on the NBC network television in January 1982.

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Unconstitutional: The War on O... is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Movies With War in the Title
Unconstitutional: The War on Our Civil Liberties 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 Dogs of War is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Movies With War in the Title
The Dogs of War 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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H. G. Wells' War of the Worlds is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Movies With War in the Title
H. G. Wells' War of the Worlds 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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War of the Worlds: Goliath is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Movies With War in the Title
War of the Worlds: Goliath Adam Baldwin, Mark Sheppard, Adrian Paul War of the Worlds: Goliath is a 2012 Malaysian animated science fiction film directed by Joe Pearson that was released in 15 November 2012 in Malaysia. The film is voiced by actors Peter ...more

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H. G. Wells' The War of the Wo... is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Movies With War in the Title
H. G. Wells' The War of the Worlds 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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The War of the Roses is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Movies With War in the Title
The War of the Roses Kathleen Turner, Danny DeVito, Michael Douglas The War of the Roses is a 1989 American black comedy film based upon the 1981 novel The War of the Roses by Warren Adler. The film follows a wealthy couple with a seemingly perfect marriage. ...more

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Max Manus: Man of War is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Movies With War in the Title
Max Manus: Man of War Ron Donachie, Aksel Hennie, Kjersti Holmen Max Manus: Man of War is a 2008 Norwegian biographic war film based on the real events of the life of resistance fighter Max Manus. The story follows Manus from the Winter War against the Soviet ...more

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Gears of War is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Movies With War in the Title
Gears of War Gears of War is a 2006 military science fiction third-person shooter video game developed by Epic Games and published by Microsoft Game Studios. It is the first installment of the Gears of War ...more

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The War is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Movies With War in the Title
The War Kevin Costner, Elijah Wood, Christine Baranski The War is a 1994 drama film directed by Jon Avnet and starring Elijah Wood, Kevin Costner, and Mare Winningham. It is a coming of age tale set in Mississippi in the 1970s. The film gained Wood ...more

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The Milagro Beanfield War is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Movies With War in the Title
The Milagro Beanfield War Christopher Walken, Melanie Griffith, Sônia Braga The Milagro Beanfield War is a 1988 American drama film based on the John Nichols novel of the same name, the first book in a trilogy. It was directed by Robert Redford and the screenplay was ...more

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A Time Out of War is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Movies With War in the Title
A Time Out of War Corey Allen, Barry Atwater A Time Out of War is a 1954 American short war film directed by Denis Sanders. It won an Academy Award in 1955 for Best Short Subject, first prize at the Venice Film Festival Live Action Short ...more

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Merlin and the War of the Drag... is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Movies With War in the Title
Merlin and the War of the Dragons Jürgen Prochnow, Iona Thonger, Joseph Stacey Merlin and the War of the Dragons is a 2008 fantasy film produced by The Asylum, based loosely on the legends of King Arthur. It was filmed entirely on location in Wales.

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Storm War is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Movies With War in the Title
Storm War Jason London, Erin Cahill Weather Wars is a 2011 sci-fi disaster film by Todor Chapkanov starring Jason London, Wes Brown and Erin Cahill.

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Smiling in a War Zone is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Movies With War in the Title
Smiling in a War Zone Smiling in a War Zone is a partly documentary film by artist Simone Aaberg Kærn about flying from Denmark to Afghanistan to help a young Afghani girl becoming a pilot. It was filmed in ...more

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Tokyo: The Last War is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Movies With War in the Title
Tokyo: The Last War Tetsurō Tamba, Kyusaku Shimada, Masaya Kato Tokyo: The Last War is a tokusatsu dark fantasy/historical fiction film directed by Takashige Ichise and distributed by Toho Studios. It is an adaptation of the eleventh book of the Teito ...more

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Left Behind: World at War is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Movies With War in the Title
Left Behind: World at War 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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Dirty War is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Movies With War in the Title
Dirty War Koel Purie, Ewan Stewart, Tony Dolan Dirty War is a 2004 BBC, in association with HBO Films, made-for-TV movie thriller/drama about a terrorist attack on Central London, written by Lizzie Mickery and Daniel Percival. It was ...more

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War of the Dead is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Movies With War in the Title
War of the Dead Andrew Tiernan, Andreas Wilson, Mark Wingett War of the Dead is a 2011 action horror film written and directed by Finnish director Marko Mäkilaakso and starring Andrew Tiernan, Mikko Leppilampi, Jouko Ahola, Samuli Vauramo, Andreas ...more

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The War Lover is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Movies With War in the Title
The War Lover Steve McQueen, Robert Wagner, Michael Crawford The War Lover is a 1962 British black-and-white war film directed by Philip Leacock and written by Howard Koch loosely based on the 1959 novel, The War Lover by John Hersey, altering the names ...more