The Best War Movies Streaming On Hulu

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.  

There are tons of army, navy, and overall military movies to choose from on Hulu. The best part is that you can start streaming them right now with Hulu subscription. Whether you're a fan of World War II, Vietnam, or just military and war in general, you'll find a great list of good war movies here on Hulu. 

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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  • The Messenger
    Ben Foster, Woody Harrelson, Samantha Morton
    21 votes
    • Released: 2009
    • Directed by: Oren Moverman
    After being injured in Iraq, soldier Will Montgomery (Ben Foster) returns home to finish the rest of his tour of duty in the Army's Casualty Notification service. Teamed with veteran officer Tony ...more

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  • Above and Beyond
    Shimon Peres, Harold Livingston, Paul Reubens
    5 votes
    • Directed by: Roberta Grossman
    Above and Beyond is a 2014 documentary film about Mahal (the country of Israel), produced by Nancy Spielberg, the youngest sister of Steven Spielberg, and directed by Roberta Grossman. It tells the ...more
  • The Catcher Was a Spy
    Paul Rudd, Mark Strong, Sienna Miller
    3 votes
    • Released: 2018
    • Directed by: Ben Lewin
    The Catcher Was a Spy is a 2018 biographical spy film directed by Ben Lewin, based on the book by Nicholas Dawidoff. A major league baseball player, Moe Berg (Paul Rudd), lives a double life working ...more
  • Soldiers of Fortune
    Sean Bean, Christian Slater, James Cromwell
    1 votes
    • Released: 2012
    • Directed by: Maxim Korostyshevsky
    Soldiers of Fortune is a 2012 American action film starring Christian Slater, Dominic Monaghan, Sean Bean, James Cromwell and Ving Rhames.

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  • Casualties of War
    Michael J. Fox, Sean Penn, Don Harvey
    1 votes
    • Released: 1989
    • Directed by: Brian De Palma
    Pvt. Max Eriksson (Michael J. Fox) is stationed in Vietnam under Sgt. Tony Meserve (Sean Penn). Though Meserve saves Eriksson's life during battle, the two men clash when the callous senior officer ...more

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  • The East
    Martijn Lakemeier, Marwan Kenzari, Jonas Smulders
    1 votes
    • Released: 2020
    • Directed by: Jim Taihuttu
    A soldier, deployed to suppress post-WWII rebellion in Indonesia, finds himself torn between duty and conscience when he joins an elite task force led by an increasingly ruthless commander.