Entertainment 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 Allied, among plenty of others. 

Vote up the best war movies streaming on Hulu below and feel free to add any others that may be missing from the list.

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Tiger Raid is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best War Movies Streaming on Hulu
Tiger Raid Sofia Boutella, Brian Gleeson, Damien Molony
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Soldiers of the Damned is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best War Movies Streaming on Hulu
Soldiers of the Damned Gil Darnell, Miriam Cooke, Lucas Hansen
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The Way Back is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best War Movies Streaming on Hulu
Colin Farrell, Saoirse Ronan, Ed Harris
The Way Back is a 2010 epic drama film directed by Peter Weir, from a screenplay by Weir and Keith Clarke. The film is inspired by The Long Walk, the memoir by former Polish POW Sławomir Rawicz, ...more
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Boots on the Ground is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best War Movies Streaming on Hulu
Boots on the Ground Ian Virgo, Tom Ainsley, Ryan McParland
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The Kill Team is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best War Movies Streaming on Hulu
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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The Messenger is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best War Movies Streaming on Hulu
Steve Buscemi, Woody Harrelson, Jena Malone
The Messenger is a 2009 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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Tangerines is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best War Movies Streaming on Hulu
Lembit Ulfsak, Elmo Nüganen, Raivo Trass
Tangerines is a 2013 Estonian-Georgian film, directed, produced and written by Zaza Urushadze. The film carries a pacifist message and examines wartime realities regarding the meaning of how to ...more
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Dirty Wars is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best War Movies Streaming on Hulu
"Dirty Wars: The World is a Battlefield" follows reporter Jeremy Scahill to Afghanistan, Somalia, and Yemen as he investigates the hidden truths behind America's expanding covert
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Grave of the Fireflies is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best War Movies Streaming on Hulu
Yoshiko Shinohara, Akemi Yamaguchi, Ayano Shiraishi
Grave of the Fireflies is a 1988 Japanese animated drama film written and directed by Isao Takahata and animated by Studio Ghibli. It is based on the 1967 semi-autobiographical novel Grave of ...more
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Cold Mountain is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best War Movies Streaming on Hulu
Natalie Portman, Nicole Kidman, Jude Law
Cold Mountain is a 2003 epic drama film written and directed by Anthony Minghella. The film is based on the bestselling novel of the same name by Charles Frazier. It stars Jude Law, Nicole ...more
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Air Strike is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best War Movies Streaming on Hulu
Jennifer Gareis, Fredric Lehne, Atanas Srebrev
Air Strike is a 2002 action film directed by David Worth.
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My Best Enemy is listed (or ranked) 12 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.