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The Best War Movies Of 2019 

Jason Bancroft
Updated December 30, 2019 1.4k votes 657 voters 92k views 16 items

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Life, death, love, and devotion are at the heart of great war movies. 2019 is set to be a year full of fantastic war movies with films about World War II, Vietnam, and soldiers fighting in Afghanistan scheduled for release. Many of the best 2019 war movies feature all-star casts of award-winning actors and actresses along with accomplished directors.

What films will you find on this list of new war movies in 2019? The 1942 Battle of Midway is depicted in Roland Emmerich's film Midway. Woody Harrelson, Luke Evans, Aaron Eckhart, and more are featured as members of the movie's cast. The Last Full Measure tells the story of a Pentagon investigator who fights to honor a Vietnam War medic.

The Outpost follows a team of U.S. soldiers battling against Taliban fighters in Afghanistan. Other 2019 war movies include Radegund and The Painted Bird.

Which 2019 war movie do you think deserves the top spot on this list? Vote up your favorites out of these new war movies, then check out these army movies on Netflix.

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The Kill Team is a 2019 American action drama war film directed by Dan Krauss, based on the events that inspired his 2013 documentary of the same name. A young soldier (Nat Wolff) in Afghanistan witnesses members of his platoon attacking innocent civilians under the direction of their leader (Alexander Skarsgard) and considers reporting them until they become increasingly violent and paranoid that one of their own has turned on them. ...more on Wikipedia

Actors: Nat Wolff, Adam Long, Jonathan Whitesell, Brian Marc, Osy Ikhile, + more

Directed by: Dan Krauss

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Monos is a 2019 drama film directed by Alejandro Landes. In a remote mountaintop setting somewhere in Latin America, a rebel group of teenage commandos bearing noms de guerre like Rambo (Sofia Buenaventura), Smurf (Deiby Rueda), Bigfoot (Moisés Arias), Wolf (Julian Giraldo), and Boom-Boom (Esneider Castro) perform military training exercises while watching over a prisoner (Julianne Nicholson) and a conscripted milk cow for a shadowy force known only as "The Organization." ...more on Wikipedia

Actors: Julianne Nicholson, Moisés Arias, Sofia Buenaventura, Julian Giraldo, Karen Quintero

Directed by: Alejandro Landes

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Jojo Rabbit is a 2019 dark comedy drama film directed by Taika Waititi, based on the book Caging Skies by Christine Leunens. A young boy (Roman Griffin) living during World War II who has Adolf Hitler (Waititi) as an imaginary friend is challenged by a young girl (Thomasin McKenzie) to face his own issues. ...more on Wikipedia

Actors: Roman Griffin, Scarlett Johansson, Taika Waititi, Sam Rockwell, Rebel Wilson, + more

Directed by: Taika Waititi

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A Hidden Life is a 2019 historical drama film written and directed by Terrence Malick. An Austrian farmer (August Diehl) refuses to fight for the Nazis in World War II and is executed in 1943. ...more on Wikipedia

Actors: August Diehl, Valerie Pachner, Michael Nyqvist, Matthias Schoenaerts, Jürgen Prochnow, + more

Directed by: Terrence Malick

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