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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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Battle Ground is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best War Movies Streaming on Hulu
Battle Ground
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The Way Back is listed (or ranked) 2 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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The Kill Team is listed (or ranked) 3 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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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 Messenger is listed (or ranked) 5 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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Grave of the Fireflies is listed (or ranked) 6 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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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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Air Strike is listed (or ranked) 9 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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Home of the Brave is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best War Movies Streaming on Hulu
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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Das Boot is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best War Movies Streaming on Hulu
Jürgen Prochnow, Herbert Grönemeyer, Uwe Ochsenknecht
Das Boot is a 1981 German epic film written and directed by Wolfgang Petersen, produced by Günter Rohrbach, and starring Jürgen Prochnow, Herbert Grönemeyer, and Klaus Wennemann. ...more
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Anthropoid is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best War Movies Streaming on Hulu
Jamie Dornan, Cillian Murphy, Charlotte Le Bon
Anthropoid is a 2016 epic war film directed by Sean Ellis.
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Hart's War is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best War Movies Streaming on Hulu
Hart's War