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The Best War Movies Streaming On Hulu

Updated November 12, 2020 192 votes 943 voters 73.2k views17 items

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 Way Back

    Colin Farrell, Saoirse Ronan

    Released2010

    Directed byPeter Weir

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    The Patriot

    Mel Gibson, Heath Ledger

    Released2000

    Directed byRoland Emmerich

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    The Messenger

    Steve Buscemi, Woody Harrelson

    Released2009

    Directed byOren Moverman

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    The Last Full Measure

    Christopher Plummer, Samuel L. Jackson

    Released2020

    Directed byTodd Robinson

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    Grave of the Fireflies

    Yoshiko Shinohara, Akemi Yamaguchi

    Released1988

    Directed byIsao Takahata

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    Overlord

    Wyatt Russell, Jacob Anderson

    Released2018

    Directed byJulius Avery

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    The Day the Earth Stood Still

    Jennifer Connelly, Keanu Reeves

    Released2008

    Directed byScott Derrickson

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    The Hurt Locker

    Evangeline Lilly, Ralph Fiennes

    Released2009

    Directed byKathryn Bigelow

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    The 12th Man

    Jodi Lyn O'Keefe

    Released2006

    Directed byChris Koch

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    Walking with the Enemy

    Ben Kingsley, Hannah Tointon

    Released2013

    Directed byMark Schmidt

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    '71

    Jack O'Connell, Sean Harris

    Released2014

    Directed byYann Demange

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    Megan Leavey

    Kate Mara, Tom Felton

    Released2017

    Directed byGabriela Cowperthwaite

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    Eye in the Sky

    Helen Mirren, Aaron Paul

    Released2015

    Directed byGavin Hood

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    Above and Beyond

    Shimon Peres, Harold Livingston

    Directed byRoberta Grossman

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    The Catcher Was a Spy

    Paul Rudd, Mark Strong

    Released2018

    Directed byBen Lewin

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    Operation Finale

    Oscar Isaac, Ben Kingsley

    Released2018

    Directed byChris Weitz

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    Wolf Warrior 2

    Wu Jing, Celina Jade

    Released2017

    Directed byWu Jing

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