Do you love the smell of napalm in the morning? Here are the best war movies on Netflix instant, ranked by other movie lovers on Ranker. The Netflix war movies on this list include movies about World War II, Vietnam, Iraq, and more. Netflix has a ton of great contemporary military movies, but there are also war movies streaming on Netflix that take place even further in the past. Braveheart, for example, is a medieval war drama that is currently streaming on Netflix. There is also The Last Samurai starring Tom Cruise, which takes place in 19th Century Japan.
If you're looking for absolute classic war movies, Netflix definitely has them. Apocalypse Now is streaming on the service, and although it's quite long at 3 hours in length, it is an absolute must-see for fans of the military genre. There is also Tora! Tora! Tora!, Black Hawk Down, and The Hunt For Red October, among many other amazing war films.For whatever reason Netflix makes it difficult to search genres on their streaming service, so use this list of good war and military movies on Netflix to find some recommendations. These movies have been voted on by other fans of war films, so you can trust that the movies at the top of the list are your best bet if you haven't already seen them. Have you seen most of these war movies on Netflix instant? Do us a favor and give a thumbs up or down to each movie you've seen, so that you can help steer others in the right direction.