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What to Watch If You Love 'Band of Brothers'

Updated July 30, 2019 883 votes 91 voters 2.7k views51 items

List RulesVote up the films and series you know other fans of Band of Brothers will love. Please don’t vote if you haven’t seen Band of Brothers.

Wondering what to watch after Band of Brothers? If the tense action of the series has you hungry for more war dramas, you're in luck! Since the public fascination with soldiers going into battle is not ceasing any time soon, there are loads of other movies and TV shows like Band of Brothers ready for you to start bingeing.

If you’re on the hunt for movies and TV shows similar to Band of Brothers, The Pacific is a great TV series about US Marines in the Pacific War. Generation Kill is another great show, focusing on the 2003 Iraq War.  

For fans of Band of Brothers looking for good movie recommendations, The Thin Red Line is an excellent film that features a popular ensemble cast. Other good movies and shows featured on this list include SEAL Team, Catch-22, and Saving Private Ryan.  

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  • The Pacific
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    The Pacific is a 2010 television series produced by HBO, Seven Network Australia, Sky Movies, Playtone and DreamWorks that premiered in the United States on 14 March 2010. The series is a companion piece to the 2001 miniseries Band of Brothers. The Pacific centers on the experiences of three Marines who were all in different regiments of the 1st Marine Division. ...  more
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