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The Best PG War Movies  

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List of PG war movies, ranked from best to worst with movie trailers when available. This list takes the best PG war movies and pits them against each other to see once and for all what the greatest PG War movie of all time is. This list of popular PG war movies includes information like who directed the film, when it was released and which actors starred in the movie. If you think the top PG War movie isn't as high as it should be then be sure to vote it up so it can take its rightful place among the other great PG War films on this list. If you're trying to find a specific PG War film you can search this list and filter to find what you're looking for.

Movies on this list include Casablanca and Lawrence of Arabia.

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Patton is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best PG War Movies
George C. Scott, Karl Malden, Paul Frees
Patton is a 1970 American epic biographical film about U.S. General George S. Patton during WWII. It stars George C. Scott, Karl Malden, Michael Bates and Karl Michael Vogler. It was directed by ...more

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#11 of 382 The Best War Movies Ever #5 of 220 The Greatest World War II Movies of All Timelisted on Every Oscar Winning Film Ever

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Tom Cruise, Meg Ryan, Val Kilmer
Top Gun is a 1986 American action drama film directed by Tony Scott, and produced by Don Simpson and Jerry Bruckheimer, in association with Paramount Pictures. The screenplay was written by Jim ...more

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Sean Connery, Anthony Hopkins, Robert Redford
A Bridge Too Far is a 1977 epic film based on the 1974 book of the same name by Cornelius Ryan, adapted by William Goldman. It was produced by Joseph E. Levine and Richard P. Levine and directed ...more

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#28 of 382 The Best War Movies Ever #14 of 220 The Greatest World War II Movies of All Time #1,116 of 1,699 The Most Rewatchable Movies

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Alec Guinness, William Holden, Jack Hawkins
The Bridge on the River Kwai is a 1957 WWII epic film directed by David Lean, based on the novel Le Pont de la Rivière Kwai by Pierre Boulle. The film is a work of fiction but borrows the ...more

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#2 of 382 The Best War Movies Ever #188 of 291 The Top Tearjerker Movies That Make Men Crylisted on Every Oscar Winning Film Ever

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Omar Sharif, Peter O'Toole, Alec Guinness
Lawrence of Arabia is a 1962 British epic adventure drama film based on the life of T. E. Lawrence. It was directed by David Lean and produced by Sam Spiegel. The film stars Peter O'Toole in the ...more

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Mark Hamill, Lee Marvin, Robert Carradine
The Big Red One is a WWII film starring Lee Marvin and Mark Hamill, released in 1980. It was written and directed by Samuel Fuller. It was heavily cut on its original release, but a restored ...more

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#47 of 382 The Best War Movies Ever #32 of 220 The Greatest World War II Movies of All Time #197 of 241 Critically Acclaimed Movies That Kinda Suck

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Christian Bale, Ben Stiller, John Malkovich
Empire of the Sun is a 1987 American coming of age film based on J. G. Ballard's semi-autobiographical novel of the same name. Steven Spielberg directed the film, which stars Christian Bale, ...more

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Mel Gibson, Bill Hunter, Robert Grubb
Gallipoli is a 1981 Australian film directed by Peter Weir and starring Mel Gibson and Mark Lee, about several young men from rural Western Australia who enlist in the Australian Army during the ...more

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#91 of 382 The Best War Movies Ever #389 of 575 The Greatest Movies Of The 1980s, Ranked #1 of 38 The Best Movies Set in Australia

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Clint Eastwood, Sondra Locke, John Vernon
The Outlaw Josey Wales is a 1976 American revisionist Western film. It was directed by and starred Clint Eastwood, with Chief Dan George, Sondra Locke, Sam Bottoms, and Geraldine Keams. The film ...more

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Clint Eastwood, Richard Burton, Michael Hordern
Where Eagles Dare is a 1968 WWII action film starring Richard Burton, Clint Eastwood and Mary Ure. It was directed by Brian G. Hutton and shot on location in Austria and Bavaria. Alistair ...more

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Martin Sheen, Tom Berenger, Sam Elliott
Gettysburg is a 1993 epic film written and directed by Ronald F. Maxwell, adapted from the novel The Killer Angels by Michael Shaara, about the Battle of Gettysburg. The film starred Tom ...more

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#20 of 382 The Best War Movies Ever #1,127 of 1,699 The Most Rewatchable Movies #369 of 582 The Greatest Film Scores of All Time

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Clint Eastwood, Donald Sutherland, Don Rickles
Kelly's Heroes is a 1970 comedy film directed by Brian G. Hutton, about a group of WWII soldiers who go AWOL to rob a bank behind enemy lines. The film stars Clint Eastwood, Telly Savalas, Don ...more

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Casablanca is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best PG War Movies
Ingrid Bergman, Humphrey Bogart, Peter Lorre
Casablanca is a 1942 American romantic drama film directed by Michael Curtiz and based on Murray Burnett and Joan Alison's unproduced stage play Everybody Comes to Rick's. The film stars ...more

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#14 of 382 The Best War Movies Ever #155 of 336 'Old' Movies Every Young Person Needs To Watch In Their Lifetimelisted on Every Oscar Winning Film Ever

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Tom Selleck, Charlton Heston, Henry Fonda
Midway, released in the United Kingdom as Battle of Midway and in the US on video as The Battle of Midway, is a 1976 Technicolor film directed by Jack Smight and produced by Walter Mirisch from ...more

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#36 of 382 The Best War Movies Ever #17 of 220 The Greatest World War II Movies of All Time #238 of 591 The Best '70s Movies

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Edward Woodward, Bryan Brown, Jack Thompson
Breaker Morant is a 1980 Australian film about the 1902 court martial of Breaker Morant, directed by Bruce Beresford and starring British actor Edward Woodward as Harry "Breaker" ...more
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Robert Duvall, Michael Caine, Donald Sutherland
The Eagle Has Landed is a 1976 British film directed by John Sturges and starring Michael Caine, Donald Sutherland and Robert Duvall. Based on the novel The Eagle Has Landed by Jack Higgins, the ...more

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#66 of 382 The Best War Movies Ever #71 of 220 The Greatest World War II Movies of All Time #743 of 1,699 The Most Rewatchable Movies

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Force 10 from Navarone ... is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best PG War Movies
Harrison Ford, Barbara Bach, Robert Shaw
Force 10 from Navarone is a 1978 British produced film loosely based on Alistair MacLean's 1968 novel of the same name. It is a sequel to the 1961 film, The Guns of Navarone. The parts of ...more

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#160 of 382 The Best War Movies Ever #55 of 220 The Greatest World War II Movies of All Time #296 of 591 The Best '70s Movies

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Tatsuya Nakadai, Kenichi Hagiwara, Kaori Momoi
Kagemusha is a 1980 film by Akira Kurosawa. In Japanese, kagemusha is a term used to denote a political decoy. It is set in the Sengoku period of Japanese history and tells the story of who is ...more
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Christopher Plummer, Malcolm McDowell, John Gielgud
Aces High is a 1976 British-French war film directed by Jack Gold and starring Malcolm McDowell, Peter Firth, Christopher Plummer and Simon Ward. The screenplay was written by Howard Barker. As ...more
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Jack Nicholson, Diane Keaton, Gene Hackman
Reds is a 1981 epic film that was co-written, produced, and directed by Warren Beatty. The picture centers on the life and career of John Reed, the journalist and writer who chronicled the ...more

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#314 of 601 The Greatest Epic Movies Ever Made #152 of 241 Critically Acclaimed Movies That Kinda Sucklisted on Every Oscar Winning Film Ever

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The Duellists Harvey Keitel, Albert Finney, Pete Postlethwaite
The Duellists is a 1977 historical drama film and the directorial debut of Ridley Scott. It won the Best Debut Film award at the 1977 Cannes Film Festival. The basis of the screenplay is the ...more

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Kirk Douglas, Martin Sheen, Katharine Ross
The Final Countdown is a 1980 alternate history science fiction film about a modern ship that travels through time to a day before the 1941. Produced by Peter Vincent Douglas and directed by Don ...more

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#166 of 220 The Greatest World War II Movies of All Time #103 of 303 The Best Military Movies Ever Made #26 of 110 The Best Aviation Movies

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Timothy Dalton, John Rhys-Davies, J.J. Barry
The Living Daylights is the fifteenth entry in the James Bond film series and the first to star Timothy Dalton as the fictional MI6 agent James Bond. The film's title is taken from Ian Fleming's ...more
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Hitler: The Last Ten Day... is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best PG War Movies
Alec Guinness, Julian Glover, Peter Sallis
Hitler: The Last Ten Days is a 1973 British-Italian biographical drama film depicting the days leading up to Adolf Hitler's suicide. The film stars Alec Guinness and Simon Ward and the original ...more
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Tom Selleck, Gerald McRaney, James Remar
Ike: Countdown to D-Day is a 2004 American television film originally aired on the American television channel A&E, directed by Robert Harmon and written by Lionel Chetwynd. Tom Selleck ...more