hulu The Best War Movies Streaming on Hulu  

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Despite the heavy subject matter, war movies are a wildly entertaining genre, allowing us to recount history's tales of heroes and monsters. The best war movies streaming on Hulu are gripping, intelligent, and sometimes even triumphant.  

Have you ever imagined what it would have been like if Germany had won World War II? Thanks to Alan Turing and England's cracking of Enigma, the secret Nazi code in which Germany communicated all their attack plans, we'll never have to know. Whether you're a fan of World War II, Vietnam, or just military and war in general, you'll find a great list of war movies here on Hulu. Such titles include Tunnel Rats, Saints and Soldiers, and Emperor, among plenty of others. 

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Saints and Soldiers is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best War Movies Streaming on Hulu
Saints and Soldiers Larry Bagby, Kirby Heyborne, Corbin Allred A Mormon sniper and an atheist medic clash as their platoon struggles to survive behind Nazi lines. Saints and Soldiers is a 2003 religious-themed war drama film directed by Ryan Little and starring Corbin Allred, Alexander Niver, Kirby Heyborne, Lawrence Bagby, and Peter Asle Holden. It is ...more

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13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers ... is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best War Movies Streaming on Hulu
13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi John Krasinski, Pablo Schreiber, James Badge Dale

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Tunnel Rats is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best War Movies Streaming on Hulu
Tunnel Rats Nate Parker, Michael Paré, Wilson Bethel A special U.S combat unit trained in underground warfare is sent on a mission to hunt and kill Viet Cong resistance forces in the endless networks of tunnels in the jungles of Cu Chi. Tunnel Rats, also known as 1968 Tunnel Rats, is a 2008 German-Canadian war suspense film written and directed by Uwe Boll. The film is based on the factual duties of tunnel rats during the ...more

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Lawrence of Arabia is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best War Movies Streaming on Hulu
Lawrence of Arabia 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 through his British company, Horizon ...more

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My Best Enemy is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best War Movies Streaming on Hulu
My Best Enemy Marthe Keller, Rainer Bock, Moritz Bleibtreu My Best Enemy is a 2011 comedy drama film written by Paul Hengge and Wolfgang Murnberger and directed by Wolfgang Murnberger.

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The Kill Team is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best War Movies Streaming on Hulu
The Kill Team The Kill Team is a 2013 documentary drama film written by Dan Krauss, Lawrence Lerew, Linda Davis and directed by Dan Krauss.

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Tiger Raid is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best War Movies Streaming on Hulu
Tiger Raid Sofia Boutella, Brian Gleeson, Damien Molony

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The Flowers of War is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best War Movies Streaming on Hulu
The Flowers of War Christian Bale, Paul Schneider, Yuan Nie The Flowers of War is a 2011 Chinese historical drama war film directed by Zhang Yimou, starring Christian Bale, Ni Ni, Zhang Xinyi, Tong Dawei, Atsuro Watabe, Shigeo Kobayashi and Cao Kefan. ...more

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5 Days of War is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best War Movies Streaming on Hulu
5 Days of War Heather Graham, Val Kilmer, Emmanuelle Chriqui 5 Days of War is a 2011 action film by Finnish director Renny Harlin. The story is about the Russo-Georgian War over the Russian-backed breakaway republic of South Ossetia in Georgia, including ...more

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Allied is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best War Movies Streaming on Hulu
Allied Brad Pitt, Marion Cotillard, Jared Harris Allied is a 2016 World War II romantic thriller film directed by Robert Zemeckis and written by Steven Knight. It stars Brad Pitt and Marion Cotillard as an intelligence officer and resistance ...more

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The Messenger is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best War Movies Streaming on Hulu
The Messenger Steve Buscemi, Woody Harrelson, Jena Malone The Messenger is a 2009 war drama film starring Ben Foster, Woody Harrelson, Steve Buscemi, Jena Malone, and Samantha Morton. It is the directorial debut of Oren Moverman, who also wrote the ...more

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Brothers is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best War Movies Streaming on Hulu
Brothers Natalie Portman, Jake Gyllenhaal, Carey Mulligan Brothers is a 2009 American psychological war thriller and a remake of Susanne Bier's 2004 Danish film Brødre, which takes place in Afghanistan and Denmark. The film stars Tobey Maguire, ...more

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Delta Farce is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best War Movies Streaming on Hulu
Delta Farce Larry the Cable Guy, Danny Trejo, Lisa Lampanelli Delta Farce is a 2007 spoof/comedy released by Lions Gate Entertainment on May 11, 2007. It is directed by C. B. Harding and stars Bill Engvall, Larry the Cable Guy, DJ Qualls and Danny Trejo. ...more

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Home of the Brave is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best War Movies Streaming on Hulu
Home of the Brave Jessica Biel, Christina Ricci, 50 Cent Home of the Brave is a 2006 drama film following the lives of four Army National Guard soldiers in Iraq and their return to the United States. The film was shot in Morocco and in Spokane,

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Life Is Beautiful is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best War Movies Streaming on Hulu
Life Is Beautiful Roberto Benigni, Horst Buchholz, Richard Sammel Life Is Beautiful is a 1997 Italian tragicomedy comedy-drama film directed by and starring Roberto Benigni. Benigni plays Guido Orefice, a Jewish Italian book shop owner, who must employ his ...more

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Strategic Air Command is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best War Movies Streaming on Hulu
Strategic Air Command James Stewart, June Allyson, Harry Morgan Strategic Air Command is a 1955 American film starring James Stewart and June Allyson, and directed by Anthony Mann. Released by Paramount Pictures, it was the first of four films that depicted ...more

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Valkyrie is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best War Movies Streaming on Hulu
Valkyrie Tom Cruise, Kenneth Branagh, Eddie Izzard Valkyrie is a 2008 American-German historical thriller film set in Nazi Germany during World War II. The film depicts the 20 July plot in 1944 by German army officers to assassinate Adolf Hitler ...more

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Soldiers of the Damned is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best War Movies Streaming on Hulu
Soldiers of the Damned Gil Darnell, Miriam Cooke, Lucas Hansen

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Emperor is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best War Movies Streaming on Hulu
Emperor Tommy Lee Jones, Matthew Fox, Masatō Ibu Emperor is a 2012 American-Japanese post-World War II film directed by Peter Webber, marking his first film in five years. Tommy Lee Jones and Matthew Fox star in lead roles as General Douglas ...more

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No Place on Earth is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best War Movies Streaming on Hulu
No Place on Earth Dániel Hegedüs, Péter Balázs Kiss, Katalin Lábán No Place on Earth is a 2012 documentary film directed by Janet Tobias.

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How I Live Now is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best War Movies Streaming on Hulu
How I Live Now Saoirse Ronan, Anna Chancellor, George MacKay How I Live Now is a 2013 British drama film based on the 2004 novel of the same name by Meg Rosoff, directed by Kevin Macdonald and script written by Tony Grisoni, Jeremy Brock and Penelope ...more

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Whiskey Tango Foxtrot is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best War Movies Streaming on Hulu
Whiskey Tango Foxtrot Tina Fey, Margot Robbie, Martin Freeman Whiskey Tango Foxtrot is a 2016 American biographical war comedy-drama film directed by Glenn Ficarra and John Requa, and written by Robert Carlock, based on the memoir The Taliban Shuffle: ...more

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Malèna is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best War Movies Streaming on Hulu
Malèna Monica Bellucci, Luciano Federico, Gaetano Aronica Malèna is a 2000 Italian romantic drama film starring Monica Bellucci and Giuseppe Sulfaro. It was directed and written by Giuseppe Tornatore from a story by Luciano Vincenzoni. It won ...more