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The Best War Movies of 2020

Updated January 11, 2021 201 votes 72 voters 2.7k views15 items

The best 2020 war movies are filled with the drama and horrors of war. From Vietnam to WWII, the best war movies this year star some big name actors like Samuel L. Jackson and Jesse Eisenberg. The highly anticipated WWII thriller Greyhound is also coming out this year with none other than Tom Hanks. Hanks also wrote the screenplay which is based on the book The Good Shepherd by C.S. Forester. But which one of these is the best war movie of 2020? You get to help decide with your votes.

Vote up the war movies that you liked from this year and vote down any you think other fans should skip. Then be sure to check back to see which 2020 war movie makes it to the top of the list and vote on other new and upcoming war films as they are released.

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    The Outpost is a 2020 American war drama film directed by Rod Lurie and is based on the 2012 non-fiction book, The Outpost: An Untold Story of American Valor, by Jake Tapper. The film tells the story of the 53 U.S. soldiers who battled a force of some 400 enemy insurgents in north-eastern Afghanistan during Operation Enduring Freedom...  more
    • Actors: Orlando Bloom, Scott Eastwood, Caleb Landry Jones
    • Directed by: Rod Lurie
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    Greyhound is a 2020 war film directed by Aaron Schneider, based on The Good Shepherd by C. S. Forester. During World War II, an international convoy of 37 Allied ships, led by Commander Ernest Krause (Tom Hanks), cross the treacherous North Atlantic while being hotly pursued by wolf packs of German U-boats....  more
    • Actors: Tom Hanks, Manuel Garcia-Rulfo, Elisabeth Shue, Stephen Graham, Rob Morgan
    • Directed by: Aaron Schneider
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    The Last Full Measure

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    The Last Full Measure is a 2020 war drama film directed by Todd Robinson, based on the true story of Vietnam War hero William H. Pitsenbarger. 32 years after William H. Pitsenbarger (Jeremy Irvine) personally saved over sixty men during a rescue mission on April 11, 1966, an investigation begins as to why he has been denied a Medal of Honor....  more
    • Actors: Christopher Plummer, Samuel L. Jackson, Sebastian Stan
    • Directed by: Todd Robinson
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    Robert the Bruce is a 2019 American historical drama film directed by Richard Gray. As his rebellion is on the verge of defeat, Robert the Bruce (Angus Macfadyen) is forced to retreat and finds refuge with a peasant women with three children in her care, they agree to care for Robert despite being aligned with England....  more
    • Actors: Angus Macfadyen, Jared Harris, Anna Hutchison, Patrick Fugit
    • Directed by: Richard Gray
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