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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.

If you're looking for absolute classic war movies, Netflix definitely has them. The selection changes every  month, but there are usually at least a few veritable classics available on the site. 

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.

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Defiance is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best War Movies On Netflix Instant
Defiance Daniel Craig, Liev Schreiber, Mia Wasikowska Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free Trial Defiance is a 2008 World War II era film written, produced, and directed by Edward Zwick, and set during the occupation of Belarus by Nazi Germany. The film is an account of the Bielski ...more

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Sand Castle is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best War Movies On Netflix Instant
Sand Castle Nicholas Hoult, Henry Cavill, Logan Marshall-Green Sand Castle is an American war drama film directed by Fernando Coimbra. The film centers on Matt Ocre, a young rifleman in the United States Army, who is tasked with restoring water to a village ...more

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Hyena Road is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best War Movies On Netflix Instant
Hyena Road Rossif Sutherland, Paul Gross, Allan Hawco

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The Kingdom is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best War Movies On Netflix Instant
The Kingdom Jennifer Garner, Minka Kelly, Jamie Foxx The Kingdom is a 2007 action thriller directed by Peter Berg and starring Jamie Foxx, Chris Cooper, Jennifer Garner, Jason Bateman, and Ashraf Barhom, with Kyle Chandler, Jeremy Piven, Richard ...more

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Max Manus: Man of War is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best War Movies On Netflix Instant
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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God of War is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best War Movies On Netflix Instant
God of War Vincent Zhao, Sammo Hung, Yasuaki Kurata Set in 1557, it is about two Chinese generals' efforts to defeat a group of Japanese Samurai warriors who, pretending to be pirates, terrorized and took control of coastline villages in China.

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Operation Chromite is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best War Movies On Netflix Instant
Operation Chromite Lee Jung-jae, Lee Beom-soo, Liam Neeson Operation Chromite is a 2016 South Korean war drama film directed by John H. Lee, based on true events. A squad of soldiers fight in the Korean War's crucial Battle of Inchon.

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Killing Season is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best War Movies On Netflix Instant
Killing Season John Travolta, Robert De Niro, Milo Ventimiglia Killing Season is a 2013 American action thriller film written by Evan Daugherty and directed by Mark Steven Johnson for Millennium Films, as the first on-screen pairing of actors John Travolta ...more

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Railroad Tigers is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best War Movies On Netflix Instant
Railroad Tigers Jackie Chan, Huang Zi Tao, Jaycee Chan Railroad Tigers is a 2016 Chinese action comedy film directed by Ding Sheng and starring Jackie Chan. A railroad worker and his ragtag group of freedom fighters find themselves on the wrong side ...more