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The Best Military Movies and TV Shows

Finding a good Military movie and TV show to watch can be hard, so we've ranked the best ones and included where to watch them. Check out our list of the best Military movies and TV shows of all time streaming online.

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1. The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers

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8.7/10
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97/100
Released: 2002Rated: PG-13
Action & Adventure, Fantasy

What it's about: Frodo and Sam are trekking to Mordor to destroy the One Ring of Power while Gimli, Legolas and Aragorn search for the orc-captured Merry and Pippin. All along, nefarious wizard Saruman awaits the Fellowship members at the Orthanc Tower in Isengard.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (HBO MAX) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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2. Forrest Gump

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8.8/10
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95/100
Released: 1994Rated: PG-13
Comedy, Drama

What it's about: A man with a low IQ has accomplished great things in his life and been present during significant historic events—in each case, far exceeding what anyone imagined he could do. But despite all he has achieved, his one true love eludes him.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (Starz), stream on a popular TV everywhere service (Starz) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

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3. Saving Private Ryan

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Released: 1998Rated: R
Action & Adventure, Drama

What it's about: As U.S. troops storm the beaches of Normandy, three brothers lie dead on the battlefield, with a fourth trapped behind enemy lines. Ranger captain John Miller and seven men are tasked with penetrating German-held territory and bringing the boy home.

Where to Watch: Available to rent or buy from $2.99 on 7 services (iTunes, Google Play & 5 others).

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4. Die Hard

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8.2/10
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94/100
Released: 1988Rated: R
Action & Adventure, Thriller

What it's about: NYPD cop John McClane's plan to reconcile with his estranged wife is thrown for a serious loop when, minutes after he arrives at her office, the entire building is overtaken by a group of terrorists. With little help from the LAPD, wisecracking McClane sets out to single-handedly rescue the hostages and bring the bad guys down.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (HBO MAX & HBO) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Prime Video & 3 others).

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5. The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

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94/100
Released: 1966Rated: R

What it's about: While the Civil War rages between the Union and the Confederacy, three men – a quiet loner, a ruthless hit man and a Mexican bandit – comb the American Southwest in search of a strongbox containing $200,000 in stolen gold.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (AMC Premiere), stream on a popular TV everywhere service (AMC) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

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6. Pan's Labyrinth

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8.2/10
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94/100
Released: 2006Rated: R
Drama, Fantasy

What it's about: Living with her tyrannical stepfather in a new home with her pregnant mother, 10-year-old Ofelia feels alone until she explores a decaying labyrinth guarded by a mysterious faun who claims to know her destiny. If she wishes to return to her real father, Ofelia must complete three terrifying tasks.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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7. Apocalypse Now

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8.4/10
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93/100
Released: 1979Rated: R
Drama, Mystery

What it's about: At the height of the Vietnam war, Captain Benjamin Willard is sent on a dangerous mission that, officially, "does not exist, nor will it ever exist." His goal is to locate - and eliminate - a mysterious Green Beret Colonel named Walter Kurtz, who has been leading his personal army on illegal guerrilla missions into enemy territory.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (Cinemax), stream on a popular TV everywhere service (Cinemax) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 7 services (iTunes, Google Play & 5 others).

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8. Full Metal Jacket

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8.3/10
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93/100
Released: 1987Rated: R
Drama

What it's about: A pragmatic U.S. Marine observes the dehumanizing effects the U.S.-Vietnam War has on his fellow recruits from their brutal boot camp training to the bloody street fighting in Hue.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (fuboTV & Showtime), stream on a popular TV everywhere service (Showtime) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 3 services (iTunes, Microsoft & Vudu).

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9. 1917

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8.3/10
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93/100
Released: 2019Rated: R
Drama, History

What it's about: At the height of the First World War, two young British soldiers must cross enemy territory and deliver a message that will stop a deadly attack on hundreds of soldiers.

Where to Watch: Available to rent or buy from $9.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Prime Video & 3 others).

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10. Band of Brothers

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9.4/10
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92/100
Year: 2001-2020Rated: TV-MASeasons: 1
Action & Adventure, Drama

What it's about: Drawn from interviews with survivors of Easy Company, as well as their journals and letters, Band of Brothers chronicles the experiences of these men from paratrooper training in Georgia through the end of the war. As an elite rifle company parachuting into Normandy early on D-Day morning, participants in the Battle of the Bulge, and witness to the horrors of war, the men of Easy knew extraordinary bravery and extraordinary fear - and became the stuff of legend. Based on Stephen E. Ambrose's acclaimed book of the same name.

Where to Watch: 10 episodes (100%) are available to stream on a popular subscription service (HBO MAX & HBO). 10 episodes (100%) are available to rent or buy from $3.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

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11. Hacksaw Ridge

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8.1/10
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92/100
Released: 2016Rated: R
Biography, Drama

What it's about: WWII American Army Medic Desmond T. Doss, who served during the Battle of Okinawa, refuses to kill people and becomes the first Conscientious Objector in American history to receive the Congressional Medal of Honor.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (HBO MAX & HBO) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

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12. The Bourne Identity

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7.9/10
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92/100
Released: 2002Rated: PG-13
Action & Adventure, Thriller

What it's about: Wounded to the brink of death and suffering from amnesia, Jason Bourne is rescued at sea by a fisherman. With nothing to go on but a Swiss bank account number, he starts to reconstruct his life, but finds that many people he encounters want him dead. However, Bourne realizes that he has the combat and mental skills of a world-class spy—but who does he work for?

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Hulu & Peacock Premium) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

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13. Edge of Tomorrow

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7.9/10
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92/100
Released: 2014Rated: PG-13
Action & Adventure, Mystery

What it's about: Major Bill Cage is an officer who has never seen a day of combat when he is unceremoniously demoted and dropped into combat. Cage is killed within minutes, managing to take an alpha alien down with him. He awakens back at the beginning of the same day and is forced to fight and die again... and again - as physical contact with the alien has thrown him into a time loop.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular TV everywhere service (TBS & TNT) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 4 services (iTunes, Microsoft & 2 others).

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14. Avatar

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7.8/10
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91/100
Released: 2009Rated: PG-13
Action & Adventure, Fantasy

What it's about: In the 22nd century, a paraplegic Marine is dispatched to the moon Pandora on a unique mission, but becomes torn between following orders and protecting an alien civilization.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Disney+) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

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15. Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb

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8.4/10
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91/100
Released: 1964Rated: PG
Comedy, Cult

What it's about: After the insane General Jack D. Ripper initiates a nuclear strike on the Soviet Union, a war room full of politicians, generals and a Russian diplomat all frantically try to stop the nuclear strike.

Where to Watch: Available to rent or buy from $2.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

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16. Platoon

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8.1/10
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91/100
Released: 1986Rated: R
Drama, Action & Adventure

What it's about: As a young and naive recruit in Vietnam, Chris Taylor faces a moral crisis when confronted with the horrors of war and the duality of man.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix, Hulu & 1 other), stream on a popular TV everywhere service (Epix) & rent or buy from $0.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play, Prime Video & 4 others).

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17. Arrival

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7.9/10
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90/100
Released: 2016Rated: PG-13
Drama, Mystery

What it's about: Taking place after alien crafts land around the world, an expert linguist is recruited by the military to determine whether they come in peace or are a threat.

Where to Watch: Available to rent or buy from $2.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

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18. The Bourne Supremacy

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7.7/10
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90/100
Released: 2004Rated: PG-13
Action & Adventure, Thriller

What it's about: When a CIA operation to purchase classified Russian documents is blown by a rival agent, who then shows up in the sleepy seaside village where Bourne and Marie have been living. The pair run for their lives and Bourne, who promised retaliation should anyone from his former life attempt contact, is forced to once again take up his life as a trained assassin to survive.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Hulu & Peacock Premium) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

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19. Skyfall

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7.7/10
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90/100
Released: 2012Rated: PG-13
Action & Adventure, Thriller

What it's about: When Bond's latest assignment goes gravely wrong and agents around the world are exposed, MI6 is attacked forcing M to relocate the agency. These events cause her authority and position to be challenged by Gareth Mallory, the new Chairman of the Intelligence and Security Committee. With MI6 now compromised from both inside and out, M is left with one ally she can trust: Bond. 007 takes to the shadows - aided only by field agent, Eve - following a trail to the mysterious Silva, whose lethal and hidden motives have yet to reveal themselves.

Where to Watch: Available to rent or buy from $2.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

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20. 28 Days Later

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7.6/10
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89/100
Released: 2002Rated: R
Horror, Cult

What it's about: Twenty-eight days after a killer virus was accidentally unleashed from a British research facility, a small group of London survivors are caught in a desperate struggle to protect themselves from the infected. Carried by animals and humans, the virus turns those it infects into homicidal maniacs -- and it's absolutely impossible to contain.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

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21. The Hurt Locker

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7.5/10
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89/100
Released: 2008Rated: R
Drama, History

What it's about: Forced to play a dangerous game of cat-and-mouse in the chaos of war, an elite Army bomb squad unit must come together in a city where everyone is a potential enemy and every object could be a deadly bomb.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Hulu) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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22. Dunkirk

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7.9/10
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89/100
Released: 2017Rated: PG-13
Drama, Action & Adventure

What it's about: The story of the miraculous evacuation of Allied soldiers from Belgium, Britain, Canada and France, who were cut off and surrounded by the German army from the beaches and harbour of Dunkirk between May 26th and June 4th 1940 during World War II.

Where to Watch: Available to rent or buy from $3.99 on 3 services (iTunes, Microsoft & Vudu).

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23. Akira

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8.0/10
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89/100
Released: 1988Rated: R
Animation, Cult

What it's about: A secret military project endangers Neo-Tokyo when it turns a biker gang member into a rampaging psychic psychopath that only two teenagers and a group of psychics can stop.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Tubi), stream on a popular subscription service (Hulu & Funimation) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 1 service (Vudu).

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24. Paths of Glory

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8.4/10
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89/100
Released: 1957
Drama, Cult

What it's about: A commanding officer defends three scapegoats on trial for a failed offensive that occurred within the French Army in 1916.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Plex) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 4 services (iTunes, Google Play & 2 others).

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25. Homeland

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8.3/10
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89/100
Year: 2011-2020Rated: TV-MASeasons: 8
Crime, Drama

What it's about: CIA officer Carrie Mathison is tops in her field despite being bipolar, which makes her volatile and unpredictable. With the help of her long-time mentor Saul Berenson, Carrie fearlessly risks everything, including her personal well-being and even sanity, at every turn.

Where to Watch: 1 episodes (1%) are available to watch free online (Showtime). 96 episodes (98%) are available to stream on a subscription service (fuboTV & Showtime). 96 episodes (98%) are available to stream on a popular TV everywhere service (Showtime). 98 episodes (100%) are available to rent or buy from $1.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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26. Shutter Island

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8.2/10
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89/100
Released: 2010Rated: R
Mystery, Thriller

What it's about: World War II soldier-turned-U.S. Marshal Teddy Daniels investigates the disappearance of a patient from a hospital for the criminally insane, but his efforts are compromised by his troubling visions and also by a mysterious doctor.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (Cinemax), stream on a popular TV everywhere service (Cinemax) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 7 services (iTunes, Google Play & 5 others).

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27. Captain Phillips

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7.8/10
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88/100
Released: 2013Rated: PG-13
Action & Adventure, Thriller

What it's about: The true story of Captain Richard Phillips and the 2009 hijacking by Somali pirates of the US-flagged MV Maersk Alabama, the first American cargo ship to be hijacked in two hundred years.

Where to Watch: Available to rent or buy from $2.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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28. Predator

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7.8/10
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88/100
Released: 1987Rated: R
Action & Adventure, Science-Fiction

What it's about: Dutch and his group of commandos are hired by the CIA to rescue downed airmen from guerillas in a Central American jungle. The mission goes well but as they return they find that something is hunting them. Nearly invisible, it blends in with the forest, taking trophies from the bodies of its victims as it goes along. Occasionally seeing through its eyes, the audience sees it is an intelligent alien hunter, hunting them for sport, killing them off one at a time.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (Starz), stream on a popular TV everywhere service (Starz) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

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29. Lawrence of Arabia

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8.3/10
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88/100
Released: 1962Rated: PG
Action & Adventure, Biography

What it's about: The story of British officer T.E. Lawrence's mission to aid the Arab tribes in their revolt against the Ottoman Empire during the First World War. Lawrence becomes a flamboyant, messianic figure in the cause of Arab unity but his psychological instability threatens to undermine his achievements.

Where to Watch: Available to rent or buy from $2.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

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30. Justified

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8.6/10
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88/100
Year: 2010-2020Rated: TV-MASeasons: 6
Action & Adventure, Crime

What it's about: A character drama based on the 2001 Elmore Leonard short story "Fire in the Hole." Leonard's tale centers around U.S. Marshal Raylan Givens of Kentucky, a quiet but strong-willed official of the law. The tale covers his high-stakes job, as well as his strained relationships with his ex-wife and father.

Where to Watch: 78 episodes (100%) are available to stream on a popular subscription service (Hulu). 78 episodes (100%) are available to rent or buy from $1.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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31. John Wick: Chapter 3 - Parabellum

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7.4/10
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88/100
Released: 2019Rated: R
Crime, Action & Adventure

What it's about: Super-assassin John Wick returns with a $14 million price tag on his head and an army of bounty-hunting killers on his trail. After killing a member of the shadowy international assassin’s guild, the High Table, John Wick is excommunicado, but the world’s most ruthless hit men and women await his every turn.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (Cinemax), stream on a popular TV everywhere service (Cinemax) & rent or buy from $14.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

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32. Hotel Rwanda

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8.1/10
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88/100
Released: 2004Rated: PG-13
Drama, History

What it's about: Inspired by true events, this film takes place in Rwanda in the 1990s when more than a million Tutsis were killed in a genocide that went mostly unnoticed by the rest of the world. Hotel owner Paul Rusesabagina houses over a thousand refuges in his hotel in attempt to save their lives.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (Starz), stream on a popular TV everywhere service (Starz) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 4 services (iTunes, Google Play & 2 others).

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33. Scent of a Woman

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8.0/10
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88/100
Released: 1992Rated: R
Drama

What it's about: Charlie Simms is a student at a private preparatory school who comes from a poor family. To earn the money for his flight home to Gresham, Oregon for Christmas, Charlie takes a job over Thanksgiving looking after retired U.S. Army officer Lieutenant Colonel Frank Slade, a cantankerous middle-aged man who lives with his niece and her family.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Peacock) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

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34. The Fifth Element

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7.7/10
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88/100
Released: 1997Rated: PG-13
Action & Adventure, Cult

What it's about: In 2257, a taxi driver is unintentionally given the task of saving a young girl who is part of the key that will ensure the survival of humanity.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Peacock), stream on a subscription service (fuboTV), stream on a popular TV everywhere service (Syfy) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

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35. Das Boot

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8.3/10
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88/100
Released: 1981Rated: R
Action & Adventure, Drama

What it's about: A German submarine hunts allied ships during the Second World War, but it soon becomes the hunted. The crew tries to survive below the surface, while stretching both the boat and themselves to their limits.

Where to Watch: Available to rent or buy from $2.99 on 4 services (iTunes, Google Play & 2 others).

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36. Source Code

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7.5/10
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87/100
Released: 2011Rated: PG-13
Mystery, Science-Fiction

What it's about: Decorated soldier Captain Colter Stevens wakes up in the body of an unknown man, discovering he's involved in a mission to find the bomber of a Chicago commuter train. He learns he's part of a top-secret experimental program that enables him to experience the final 8 minutes of another person's life. Colter re-lives the train incident over and over again, gathering more clues each time.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular TV everywhere service (TBS & TNT) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

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37. Serenity

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7.8/10
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87/100
Released: 2005Rated: PG-13
Action & Adventure, Science-Fiction

What it's about: When the renegade crew of Serenity agrees to hide a fugitive on their ship, they find themselves in an action-packed battle between the relentless military might of a totalitarian regime who will destroy anything – or anyone – to get the girl back and the bloodthirsty creatures who roam the uncharted areas of space. But... the greatest danger of all may be on their ship.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (Starz), stream on a popular TV everywhere service (Starz) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

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38. End of Watch

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87/100
Released: 2012Rated: R
Crime, Drama

What it's about: Two young officers are marked for death after confiscating a small cache of money and firearms from the members of a notorious cartel during a routine traffic stop.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix & Starz), stream on a popular TV everywhere service (Starz) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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39. Castle in the Sky

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87/100
Released: 1986Rated: PG
Animation, Anime

What it's about: A young boy and a girl with a magic crystal must race against pirates and foreign agents in a search for a legendary floating castle.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (HBO MAX) & rent or buy from $11.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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40. Zero Dark Thirty

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7.4/10
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87/100
Released: 2012Rated: R
Drama, Thriller

What it's about: A chronicle of the decade-long hunt for al-Qaeda terrorist leader Osama bin Laden after the September 2001 attacks, and his death at the hands of the Navy S.E.A.L. Team 6 in May, 2011.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Tubi) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

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41. Stalker

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8.2/10
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87/100
Released: 1979
Drama, Science-Fiction

What it's about: Near a gray and unnamed city is the Zone, a place guarded by barbed wire and soldiers, and where the normal laws of physics are victim to frequent anomalies. A stalker guides two men into the Zone, specifically to an area in which deep-seated desires are granted.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (The Criterion Channel & Kanopy) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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42. The Curious Case of Benjamin Button

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7.8/10
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87/100
Released: 2008Rated: PG-13
Drama, Fantasy

What it's about: Born under unusual circumstances, Benjamin Button springs into being as an elderly man in a New Orleans nursing home and ages in reverse. Twelve years after his birth, he meets Daisy, a child who flits in and out of his life as she grows up to be a dancer. Though he has all sorts of unusual adventures over the course of his life, it is his relationship with Daisy, and the hope that they will come together at the right time, that drives Benjamin forward.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (HBO MAX & HBO) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

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43. Back to the Future Part III

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7.4/10
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87/100
Released: 1990Rated: PG
Comedy, Fantasy

What it's about: The final installment of the Back to the Future trilogy finds Marty digging the trusty DeLorean out of a mineshaft and looking for Doc in the Wild West of 1885. But when their time machine breaks down, the travelers are stranded in a land of spurs. More problems arise when Doc falls for pretty schoolteacher Clara Clayton, and Marty tangles with Buford Tannen.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

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44. Glory

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7.8/10
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87/100
Released: 1989Rated: R
Drama, History

What it's about: Robert Gould Shaw leads the US Civil War's first all-black volunteer company, fighting prejudices of both his own Union army and the Confederates.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (IMDb TV), stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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45. The Fugitive

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7.8/10
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87/100
Released: 1993Rated: PG-13
Drama, Action & Adventure

What it's about: Wrongfully convicted of murdering his wife and sentenced to death, Richard Kimble escapes from the law in an attempt to find her killer and clear his name. Pursuing him is a team of U.S. marshals led by Deputy Samuel Gerard, a determined detective who will not rest until Richard is captured. As Kimble leads the marshals through a series of intricate chases, he uncovers the secret behind his wife's death and struggles to expose the killer before he is recaptured, or killed.

Where to Watch: Available to rent or buy from $3.99 on 4 services (iTunes, Google Play & 2 others).

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46. The Third Man

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8.1/10
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87/100
Released: 1949
Mystery, Thriller

What it's about: In postwar Vienna, Austria, Holly Martins, a writer of pulp Westerns, arrives penniless as a guest of his childhood chum Harry Lime, only to learn he has died. Martins develops a conspiracy theory after learning of a "third man" present at the time of Harry's death, running into interference from British officer Major Calloway, and falling head-over-heels for Harry's grief-stricken lover, Anna.

Where to Watch: Available to rent or buy from $3.99 on 4 services (iTunes, Google Play & 2 others).

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47. A Few Good Men

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7.7/10
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87/100
Released: 1992Rated: R
Drama, Thriller

What it's about: When cocky military lawyer Lt. Daniel Kaffee and his co-counsel, Lt. Cmdr. JoAnne Galloway, are assigned to a murder case, they uncover a hazing ritual that could implicate high-ranking officials such as shady Col. Nathan Jessep.

Where to Watch: Available to rent or buy from $7.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

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48. Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid

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8.0/10
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86/100
Released: 1969Rated: PG
Biography, Crime

What it's about: In late 1890s Wyoming, Butch Cassidy is the affable, clever and talkative leader of the outlaw Hole in the Wall Gang. His closest companion is the laconic dead-shot 'Sundance Kid'. As the west rapidly becomes civilized, the law finally catches up to Butch, Sundance and their gang. Chased doggedly by a special posse, the two decide to make their way to South America in hopes of evading their pursuers once and for all.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (Starz), stream on a popular TV everywhere service (Starz) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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49. The Killing

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8.0/10
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86/100
Released: 1956
Crime, Thriller

What it's about: Career criminal Johnny Clay recruits a sharpshooter, a crooked police officer, a bartender and a betting teller named George, among others, for one last job before he goes straight and gets married. But when George tells his restless wife about the scheme to steal millions from the racetrack where he works, she hatches a plot of her own.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Plex), stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 3 services (iTunes, Google Play & Prime Video).

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50. Come and See

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8.3/10
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86/100
Released: 1985
Drama, Thriller

What it's about: The invasion of a village in Byelorussia by German forces sends young Florya into the forest to join the weary Resistance fighters, against his family's wishes. There he meets a girl, Glasha, who accompanies him back to his village. On returning home, Florya finds his family and fellow peasants massacred. His continued survival amidst the brutal debris of war becomes increasingly nightmarish, a battle between despair and hope.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (The Criterion Channel) & rent or buy from $2.00 on 1 service (Vudu).

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