Account IconLogin|Sign Up
netflix
amazon_prime
hulu_plus
disney_plus
hbo
& more all in one place. Totally free to use!
War
arrow
AllAction & AdventureAnimationAnimeBiographyChildrenComedyCrimeCultDocumentaryDramaFamilyFantasyFoodGame ShowHistoryHome & GardenHorrorIndependentLGBTQMusicalMysteryRealityRomanceScience-FictionSportStand-up & TalkThrillerTravelAbout AfricaAdaptationAlienAnimalApocalypseBaseballBased on BooksBased On True StoryBollywoodBoxingBritish HumourCarCartoonChristmasClassicCollegeComic BookComing of AgeDanceDark ComedyDatingDisasterDisneyDoctorDogDrugDystopiaEgyptEscapeFashionFeel-goodFemale DirectorFightingFriendshipFuturisticGangGangsterGeniusGhostGolfGreeceGymnasticsHeroismHigh SchoolHolidayHuntingImaginationJungleKidnappingMagicMartial ArtsMatureMedievalMilitaryMonsterMusicNew YorkParisParodyPetPolicePoliticalPrincessPrisonPsychologyRacingReligionRevengeRiverRobotRomeRoyaltyScienceSerial KillerShortSingingSpaceSportsSpySuperheroSupernaturalSurvivalSuspenseTankTeacherTechnologyTeenTime TravelToyTwinsVampireVideo GamesWarWorld War IIWrestlingZombie
arrowarrow
Movies & TV Shows
arrow
Movies & TV ShowsMoviesTV Shows
Get recommendations and notifications when movies & shows come to your streaming services.
On
Prime Video
arrow
Every Service
Every Service
Free Services
Free Services
Your Services
Your Services
Netflix
Netflix
Hulu
Hulu
Prime Video
Prime Video
Disney+
Disney+
HBO MAX
HBO MAX
HBO
HBO
Peacock Premium
Peacock Premium
Apple TV+
Apple TV+
fuboTV
fuboTV
Showtime
Showtime
Starz
Starz
CBS All Access
CBS All Access
Epix
Epix
Crunchyroll
Crunchyroll
Funimation
Funimation
AMC Premiere
AMC Premiere
Kanopy
Kanopy
Hoopla
Hoopla
The Criterion Channel
The Criterion Channel
BritBox
BritBox
Cinemax
Cinemax
Fandor
Fandor
AcornTV
AcornTV
Hallmark Movies Now
Hallmark Movies Now
BET+
BET+
Shudder
Shudder
YouTube Premium
YouTube Premium
AMC
AMC
FX
FX
FOX
FOX
USA
USA
Hallmark
Hallmark
History
History
NatGeo
NatGeo
TVLand
TVLand
Sundance
Sundance
Syfy
Syfy
TBS
TBS
TNT
TNT
IFC
IFC
TCM
TCM
arrowarrow
Want to Select more than one service? Add your services to your free Reelgood account to see everything you can watch!

The Best War Movies and TV Shows on Prime Video

Finding a good War 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 War movies and TV shows of all time streaming on Prime Video.

VIEW: best
backdrop
amazon_prime
showtime

1. The Terminator

IMDB LogoIMDB Star
8.0/10
Reelgood Logo
93/100
Released: 1984Rated: R
Action & Adventure, Science-Fiction

What it's about: In the post-apocalyptic future, reigning tyrannical supercomputers teleport a cyborg assassin known as the "Terminator" back to 1984 to kill Sarah Connor, whose unborn son is destined to lead insurgents against 21st century mechanical hegemony. Meanwhile, the human-resistance movement dispatches a lone warrior to safeguard Sarah. Can he stop the virtually indestructible killing machine?

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

backdrop
free
hbo_max
amazon_prime
+ 1

2. Once Upon a Time in the West

IMDB LogoIMDB Star
8.5/10
Reelgood Logo
92/100
Released: 1968Rated: PG-13
Action & Adventure

What it's about: A widow whose land and life are in danger as the railroad is getting closer and closer to taking them over. A mysterious harmonica player joins forces with a desperado to protect the woman and her land.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (PlutoTV & Sony Crackle), stream on a popular subscription service (HBO MAX & CBS All Access) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play, Prime Video & 4 others).

backdrop
amazon_prime
shoutfactorytv

3. Downfall

IMDB LogoIMDB Star
8.2/10
Reelgood Logo
91/100
Released: 2004Rated: R
Biography, Drama

What it's about: In April of 1945, Germany stands at the brink of defeat with the Russian Army closing in from the east and the Allied Expeditionary Force attacking from the west. In Berlin, capital of the Third Reich, Adolf Hitler proclaims that Germany will still achieve victory and orders his generals and advisers to fight to the last man. When the end finally does come, and Hitler lies dead by his own hand, what is left of his military must find a way to end the killing that is the Battle of Berlin, and lay down their arms in surrender.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video & Shout Factory TV) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 4 services (iTunes, Google Play & 2 others).

backdrop
amazon_prime
hulu_plus
epix

4. Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol

IMDB LogoIMDB Star
7.4/10
Reelgood Logo
88/100
Released: 2011Rated: PG-13
Action & Adventure, Thriller

What it's about: Ethan Hunt and his team are racing against time to track down a dangerous terrorist named Hendricks, who has gained access to Russian nuclear launch codes and is planning a strike on the United States. An attempt to stop him ends in an explosion causing severe destruction to the Kremlin and the IMF to be implicated in the bombing, forcing the President to disavow them. No longer being aided by the government, Ethan and his team chase Hendricks around the globe, although they might still be too late to stop a disaster.

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

Have You Seen?
TV
backdrop
amazon_prime

5. The Americans

IMDB LogoIMDB Star
8.4/10
Reelgood Logo
87/100
Year: 2013-2020Rated: TV-MASeasons: 6
Drama, Crime

What it's about: Set during the Cold War period in the 1980s, The Americans is the story of Elizabeth and Philip Jennings, two Soviet KGB officers posing as an American married couple in the suburbs of Washington D.C. and their neighbor, Stan Beeman, an FBI Counterintelligence agent.

Where to Watch: 75 episodes (100%) are available to stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video). 75 episodes (100%) are available to rent or buy from $1.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

backdrop
amazon_prime
disney_plus
epix

6. Captain America: The First Avenger

IMDB LogoIMDB Star
6.9/10
Reelgood Logo
86/100
Released: 2011Rated: PG-13
Action & Adventure, Science-Fiction

What it's about: During World War II, Steve Rogers is a sickly man from Brooklyn who's transformed into super-soldier Captain America to aid in the war effort. Rogers must stop the Red Skull – Adolf Hitler's ruthless head of weaponry, and the leader of an organization that intends to use a mysterious device of untold powers for world domination.

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

backdrop
free
amazon_prime
fandor
+ 2

7. The General

IMDB LogoIMDB Star
8.1/10
Reelgood Logo
85/100
Released: 1926
Action & Adventure, Comedy

What it's about: During America’s Civil War, Union spies steal engineer Johnnie Gray's beloved locomotive, 'The General'—with Johnnie's lady love aboard an attached boxcar—and he single-handedly must do all in his power to both get The General back and to rescue Annabelle.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (PopcornFlix), stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video, Fandor, Epix & 1 other), stream on a popular TV everywhere service (Epix) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 4 services (iTunes, Google Play & 2 others).

Have You Seen?
TV
backdrop
amazon_prime

8. The Man in the High Castle

IMDB LogoIMDB Star
8.0/10
Reelgood Logo
84/100
Year: 2015-2020Rated: TV-PGSeasons: 4
Drama, Science-Fiction

What it's about: Explore what it would be like if the Allied Powers had lost WWII, and Japan and Germany ruled the United States. Based on Philip K. Dick's award-winning novel.

Where to Watch: 39 episodes (98%) are available to stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video).

backdrop
free
amazon_prime
sundancenow

9. The Act of Killing

IMDB LogoIMDB Star
8.2/10
Reelgood Logo
84/100
Released: 2012
Documentary, History

What it's about: In a place where killers are celebrated as heroes, these filmmakers challenge unrepentant death-squad leaders to dramatize their role in genocide. The result is a surreal, cinematic journey, not only into the memories and imaginations of mass murderers, but also into a frighteningly banal regime of corruption and impunity.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (PlutoTV & PopcornFlix), stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video & Sundance Now) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

Have You Seen?
TV
backdrop
hbo_max
hbo
amazon_prime

10. The Pacific

IMDB LogoIMDB Star
8.3/10
Reelgood Logo
84/100
Year: 2010-2020Rated: TV-MASeasons: 1
Drama, History

What it's about: Track the intertwined real-life stories of three U.S. Marines – Robert Leckie, John Basilone, and Eugene Sledge – across the vast canvas of the Pacific Theater during World War II. A companion piece to the 2001 miniseries Band of Brothers.

Where to Watch: 10 episodes (100%) are available to stream on a popular subscription service (HBO MAX, HBO & Prime Video). 10 episodes (100%) are available to stream on a popular TV everywhere service (HBO). 10 episodes (100%) are available to rent or buy from $4.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

backdrop
amazon_prime

11. Veer-Zaara

IMDB LogoIMDB Star
7.8/10
Reelgood Logo
83/100
Released: 2004Rated: PG
Drama, Musical

What it's about: Squadron Leader Veer Pratap Singh, a pilot in the Indian air force, rescues the stranded Zaara, a woman from Pakistan, following a bus accident, and their lives are forever bound.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video) & rent or buy from $1.99 on 3 services (iTunes, Google Play & YouTube).

backdrop
free
amazon_prime
cbs_all_access

12. The African Queen

IMDB LogoIMDB Star
7.7/10
Reelgood Logo
83/100
Released: 1952Rated: PG
Action & Adventure, Romance

What it's about: At the start of the First World War, in the middle of Africa’s nowhere, a gin soaked riverboat captain is persuaded by a strong-willed missionary to go down river and face-off a German warship.

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

backdrop
hbo_max
amazon_prime

13. Megamind

IMDB LogoIMDB Star
7.2/10
Reelgood Logo
83/100
Released: 2010Rated: PG
Action & Adventure, Children

What it's about: Bumbling supervillain Megamind finally defeats his nemesis, the superhero Metro Man. But without a hero, he loses all purpose and must find new meaning to his life.

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

backdrop
free
amazon_prime

14. Escape from New York

IMDB LogoIMDB Star
7.2/10
Reelgood Logo
82/100
Released: 1981Rated: R
Action & Adventure, Cult

What it's about: In 1997, the island of Manhattan has been walled off and turned into a giant maximum security prison within which the country's worst criminals are left to form their own anarchic society. However, when the President of the United States crash lands on the island, the authorities turn to a former soldier and current convict to rescue him.

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

backdrop
free
amazon_prime

15. Black Book

IMDB LogoIMDB Star
7.7/10
Reelgood Logo
82/100
Released: 2006Rated: R
Drama, Thriller

What it's about: In the Nazi-occupied Netherlands during World War II, a Jewish singer infiltrates the regional Gestapo headquarters for the Dutch resistance.

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

backdrop
amazon_prime
hoopla

16. Bone Tomahawk

IMDB LogoIMDB Star
7.1/10
Reelgood Logo
81/100
Released: 2015
Horror, Drama

What it's about: During a shootout in a saloon, Sheriff Hunt injures a suspicious stranger. One of the villagers takes care of him in prison. One day they both disappear – only the spear of a cannibal tribe is found. Hunt and a few of his men go in search of the prisoner and his nurse.

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

backdrop
amazon_prime

17. Cold War

IMDB LogoIMDB Star
7.6/10
Reelgood Logo
81/100
Released: 2018Rated: R
Drama, Romance

What it's about: A man and a woman meet in the ruins of post-war Poland. With vastly different backgrounds and temperaments, they are fatally mismatched and yet condemned to each other.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video).

backdrop
free
amazon_prime
kanopy

18. Tangerines

IMDB LogoIMDB Star
8.2/10
Reelgood Logo
81/100
Released: 2013Rated: PG-13
Drama

What it's about: War in Abkhazia 1990. An Estonian man Ivo has stayed behind to harvest his crops of tangerines. In a bloody conflict at his door, a wounded man is left behind, and Ivo is forced to take him in.

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

Have You Seen?
TV
backdrop
amazon_prime

19. Farscape

IMDB LogoIMDB Star
8.3/10
Reelgood Logo
81/100
Year: 1999-2020Rated: TV-14Seasons: 5
Science-Fiction, Action & Adventure

What it's about: A freak accident during an experimental space mission catapults Astronaut John Crichton across a thousand galaxies to an alien battlefield.

Where to Watch: 88 episodes (98%) are available to stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video). 88 episodes (98%) are available to rent or buy from $1.99 on 4 services (iTunes, Google Play & 2 others).

backdrop
free
netflix
amazon_prime
+ 1

20. The Square

IMDB LogoIMDB Star
8.1/10
Reelgood Logo
81/100
Released: 2013
Documentary, Drama

What it's about: The Square, a new film by Jehane Noujaim (Control Room; Rafea: Solar Mama), looks at the hard realities faced day-to-day by people working to build Egypt’s new democracy. Catapulting us into the action spread across 2011 and 2012, the film provides a kaleidoscopic, visceral experience of the struggle. Cairo’s Tahrir Square is the heart and soul of the film, which follows several young activists. Armed with values, determination, music, humor, an abundance of social media, and sheer obstinacy, they know that the thorny path to democracy only began with Hosni Mubarek’s fall. The life-and-death struggle between the people and the power of the state is still playing out.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Tubi), stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix, Prime Video & Fandor) & rent or buy from $0.99 on 2 services (Google Play & Prime Video).

backdrop
amazon_prime

21. Raazi

IMDB LogoIMDB Star
7.8/10
Reelgood Logo
80/100
Released: 2018
Thriller, Drama

What it's about: An Indian spy is married to a Pakistani military officer during the Indo-Pakistani War of 1971.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 2 services (iTunes & Google Play).

backdrop
free
amazon_prime
kanopy

22. The Boondock Saints

IMDB LogoIMDB Star
7.8/10
Reelgood Logo
80/100
Released: 1999Rated: R
Action & Adventure, Crime

What it's about: Tired of the crime overrunning the streets of Boston, Irish Catholic twin brothers Conner and Murphy are inspired by their faith to cleanse their hometown of evil with their own brand of zealous vigilante justice. As they hunt down and kill one notorious gangster after another, they become controversial folk heroes in the community. But Paul Smecker, an eccentric FBI agent, is fast closing in on their blood-soaked trail.

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

backdrop
free
amazon_prime
trib

23. The Ghost Writer

IMDB LogoIMDB Star
7.2/10
Reelgood Logo
80/100
Released: 2010Rated: PG-13
Crime, Drama

What it's about: A writer stumbles upon a long-hidden secret when he agrees to help former British Prime Minister Adam Lang complete his memoirs on a remote island after the politician's assistant drowns in a mysterious accident.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Tubi), stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video & Tribeca Short List) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

backdrop
amazon_prime
hulu_plus
epix

24. Overlord

IMDB LogoIMDB Star
6.6/10
Reelgood Logo
79/100
Released: 2018Rated: R
Action & Adventure, Horror

What it's about: France, June 1944. On the eve of D-Day, some American paratroopers fall behind enemy lines after their aircraft crashes while on a mission to destroy a radio tower in a small village near the beaches of Normandy. After reaching their target, the surviving paratroopers realise that, in addition to fighting the Nazi troops that patrol the village, they also must fight against something else.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video, Hulu & Epix), stream on a popular TV everywhere service (Epix) & rent or buy from $4.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

backdrop
free
amazon_prime
criterion_channel
+ 1

25. Gallipoli

IMDB LogoIMDB Star
7.4/10
Reelgood Logo
79/100
Released: 1981Rated: PG
Action & Adventure, Drama

What it's about: As World War I rages, brave and youthful Australians Archy and Frank—both agile runners—become friends and enlist in the Australian and New Zealand Army Corps together. They later find themselves part of the Dardanelles Campaign on the Gallipoli peninsula, a brutal eight-month conflict which pit the British and their allies against the Ottoman Empire and left over 500,000 men dead.

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

backdrop
free
amazon_prime
hoopla

26. Adam's Apples

IMDB LogoIMDB Star
7.8/10
Reelgood Logo
79/100
Released: 2005Rated: R
Comedy, Crime

What it's about: A neo-nazi sentenced to community service at a church clashes with the blindly devotional priest.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Tubi), stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video & Hoopla) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 1 service (Prime Video).

backdrop
amazon_prime

27. Duck, You Sucker

IMDB LogoIMDB Star
7.6/10
Reelgood Logo
78/100
Released: 1971Rated: PG
Drama

What it's about: At the beginning of the 1913 Mexican Revolution, greedy bandit Juan Miranda and idealist John H. Mallory, an Irish Republican Army explosives expert on the lam from the British, fall in with a band of revolutionaries plotting to strike a national bank. When it turns out that the government has been using the bank as a hiding place for illegally detained political prisoners -- who are freed by the blast -- Miranda becomes a revolutionary hero against his will.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 3 services (iTunes, Prime Video & Vudu).

backdrop
amazon_prime
starz
epix
+ 4

28. The Stranger

IMDB LogoIMDB Star
7.4/10
Reelgood Logo
78/100
Released: 1946
Crime, Drama

What it's about: A man working for the War Crimes Commission suspects that an important Nazi official has folded himself into a quaint Connecticut town.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video, Starz, Epix & 4 others), stream on a popular TV everywhere service (Starz & Epix) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 3 services (iTunes, Prime Video & Vudu).

backdrop
amazon_prime

29. The Train

IMDB LogoIMDB Star
7.8/10
Reelgood Logo
78/100
Released: 1964
Thriller, Action & Adventure

What it's about: As the Allied forces approach Paris in August 1944, German Colonel Von Waldheim is desperate to take all of France's greatest paintings to Germany. He manages to secure a train to transport the valuable art works even as the chaos of retreat descends upon them. The French resistance however wants to stop them from stealing their national treasures but have received orders from London that they are not to be destroyed. The station master, Labiche, is tasked with scheduling the train and making it all happen smoothly but he is also part of a dwindling group of resistance fighters tasked with preventing the theft. He and others stage an elaborate ruse to keep the train from ever leaving French territory.

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

backdrop
amazon_prime
kanopy

30. if....

IMDB LogoIMDB Star
7.5/10
Reelgood Logo
78/100
Released: 1968Rated: R
Drama, Cult

What it's about: Satire about a traditional English boys' boarding school, where social hierarchy reigns supreme and power remains in the hands of distanced and ineffectual teachers and callously vicious prefects in the Upper Sixth. But three Lower Sixth students, leader Mick Travis, Wallace and Johnny decide on a shocking course of action to redress the balance of privilege once and for all.

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

backdrop
netflix
amazon_prime
hulu_plus
+ 1

31. A Bridge Too Far

IMDB LogoIMDB Star
7.4/10
Reelgood Logo
78/100
Released: 1977Rated: PG
Drama, History

What it's about: Operation Market Garden, September 1944. The Allies attempt to capture several strategically important bridges in the Netherlands in the hope of breaking the German lines.

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 $3.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play, Prime Video & 3 others).

backdrop
hbo_max
hbo
amazon_prime

32. Midnight Special

IMDB LogoIMDB Star
6.6/10
Reelgood Logo
78/100
Released: 2016Rated: PG-13
Action & Adventure, Drama

What it's about: A father and son go on the run after the dad learns his child possesses special powers.

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

backdrop
amazon_prime

33. Fanaa

IMDB LogoIMDB Star
7.2/10
Reelgood Logo
78/100
Released: 2006Rated: PG
Drama, Romance

What it's about: Zooni Ali Beg (Kajol) is a blind Kashmiri girl who travels without her parents for the first time with a dance troupe to Delhi to perform in a ceremony for independence day. On her journey, she meets Rehan Khan (Aamir Khan), a casanova and tour guide who flirts with her. Although her friends warn Zooni about him, she cannot resist falling in love with him and he takes her on a private tour of New Delhi. But there is more to Rehan than meets the eye and Zooni will have to make a heartbreaking decision.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video) & rent or buy from $1.99 on 2 services (iTunes & Google Play).

backdrop
amazon_prime

34. The Lost City of Z

IMDB LogoIMDB Star
6.6/10
Reelgood Logo
77/100
Released: 2016Rated: PG-13
Action & Adventure, Biography

What it's about: A true-life drama in the 1920s, centering on British explorer Col. Percy Fawcett, who discovered evidence of a previously unknown, advanced civilization in the Amazon and disappeared whilst searching for it.

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

backdrop
amazon_prime
cbs_all_access
kanopy

35. Reds

IMDB LogoIMDB Star
7.3/10
Reelgood Logo
77/100
Released: 1981Rated: PG
Drama, Biography

What it's about: An account of the revolutionary years of the legendary American journalist John Reed (1887-1920), who shared his adventurous professional life with his radical commitment to the socialist revolution in Russia, his dream of spreading its principles among the members of the American working class, and his troubled romantic relationship with the writer Louise Bryant (1885-1936).

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

backdrop
amazon_prime
sundancenow
hoopla

36. Frantz

IMDB LogoIMDB Star
7.5/10
Reelgood Logo
77/100
Released: 2016Rated: PG-13
Drama, LGBTQ

What it's about: In the aftermath of WWI, a young German who grieves the death of her fiancé in France meets a mysterious French man who visits the fiance’s grave to lay flowers.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video, Sundance Now & Hoopla) & rent or buy from $1.99 on 4 services (iTunes, Google Play & 2 others).

backdrop
free
amazon_prime
hulu_plus
+ 2

37. The Messenger

IMDB LogoIMDB Star
7.1/10
Reelgood Logo
77/100
Released: 2009Rated: R
Drama, Independent

What it's about: Will Montgomery (Ben Foster), a U.S. Army Staff Sergeant who has returned home from Iraq, is assigned to the Army’s Casualty Notification service. Montgomery is partnered with Captain Tony Stone (Woody Harrelson), to give notice to the families of fallen soldiers. The Sergeant is drawn to Olivia Pitterson (Samantha Morton), to whom he has delivered news of her husband’s death.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Sony Crackle, PopcornFlix & Tubi), stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video, Hulu, Sundance Now & 1 other) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

poster
free
amazon_prime

38. Shoeshine

IMDB LogoIMDB Star
8.0/10
Reelgood Logo
77/100
Released: 1946
Drama

What it's about: At a track near Rome, shoeshine boys are watching horses run. Two of the boys Pasquale, an orphan, and Giuseppe, his younger friend are riding. The pair have been saving to buy a horse of their own to ride...

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

backdrop
amazon_prime

39. Kannathil Muthamittal

IMDB LogoIMDB Star
8.4/10
Reelgood Logo
76/100
Released: 2002
Drama, Action & Adventure

What it's about: A little girl is told by her parents that she is adopted. Determined to find her birth mother, her family eventually agrees to take her to Sri Lanka, where they are abducted by the terrorist group known as the Tamil Tigers.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 2 services (Google Play & Prime Video).

backdrop
amazon_prime
cbs_all_access

40. Hamburger Hill

IMDB LogoIMDB Star
6.7/10
Reelgood Logo
76/100
Released: 1987Rated: R
Drama, Action & Adventure

What it's about: The men of Bravo Company are facing a battle that's all uphill… up Hamburger Hill. Fourteen war-weary soldiers are battling for a mud-covered mound of earth so named because it chews up soldiers like chopped meat. They are fighting for their country, their fellow soldiers and their lives. War is hell, but this is worse. Hamburger Hill tells it the way it was, the way it really was. It's a raw, gritty and totally unrelenting dramatic depiction of one of the fiercest battles of America's bloodiest war. This happened. Hamburger Hill - war at its worst, men at their best.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video & CBS All Access) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 3 services (iTunes, Prime Video & Vudu).

backdrop
free
amazon_prime
kanopy

41. The Spy Who Came in from the Cold

IMDB LogoIMDB Star
7.6/10
Reelgood Logo
76/100
Released: 1965
Drama, Thriller

What it's about: British agent Alec Leamas refuses to come in from the Cold War during the 1960s, choosing to face another mission, which may prove to be his final one.

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

backdrop
free
amazon_prime

42. Birdy

IMDB LogoIMDB Star
7.3/10
Reelgood Logo
75/100
Released: 1984Rated: R
Drama

What it's about: Two young men are seriously affected by the Vietnam war. One of them has always been obsessed with birds - but now believes he really is a bird, and has been sent to a mental hospital. Can his friend help him pull through?

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

backdrop
amazon_prime
hulu_plus
epix

43. Sands of Iwo Jima

IMDB LogoIMDB Star
7.1/10
Reelgood Logo
75/100
Released: 1949
Action & Adventure, Drama

What it's about: The relationship between Sergeant Stryker and a group of rebellious recruits is made difficult by the Sergeant's tough training tactics. At Tarawa, the leathernecks have a chance to see Stryker in action, and begin to appreciate him.

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

backdrop
free
amazon_prime
kanopy

44. The King's Choice

IMDB LogoIMDB Star
7.1/10
Reelgood Logo
75/100
Released: 2016
Biography, Drama

What it's about: On 9 April 1940, German soldiers arrive in the city of Oslo. The King of Norway faces a choice that will change his country forever. The King's Choice is a story about the three most dramatic days in Norway's history, the royal family's escape and King Haakon's difficult choice after Nazi Germany's invasion of Norway.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (PlutoTV, Tubi & Vudu), stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video & Kanopy) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 4 services (iTunes, Google Play & 2 others).

backdrop
amazon_prime
epix

45. The Bounty

IMDB LogoIMDB Star
7.0/10
Reelgood Logo
74/100
Released: 1984Rated: PG
Action & Adventure, Drama

What it's about: The familiar story of Lieutenant Bligh, whose cruelty leads to a mutiny on his ship. This version follows both the efforts of Fletcher Christian to get his men beyond the reach of British retribution, and the epic voyage of Lieutenant Bligh to get his loyalists safely to East Timor in a tiny lifeboat.

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

backdrop
amazon_prime

46. The Ghazi Attack

IMDB LogoIMDB Star
7.6/10
Reelgood Logo
74/100
Released: 2017Rated: PG
Action & Adventure, Thriller

What it's about: India’s first underwater war film tries to decode the mystery behind the sinking of Pakistani submarine PNS Ghazi during the Indo-Pak war of 1971.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video) & rent or buy from $4.99 on 1 service (iTunes).

backdrop
free
amazon_prime
cbs_all_access

47. Catch-22

IMDB LogoIMDB Star
7.1/10
Reelgood Logo
74/100
Released: 1970Rated: R
Comedy, Drama

What it's about: A bombardier in World War II tries desperately to escape the insanity of the war. However, sometimes insanity is the only sane way to cope with a crazy situation.

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

backdrop
amazon_prime

48. A Private War

IMDB LogoIMDB Star
6.7/10
Reelgood Logo
74/100
Released: 2018Rated: R
Drama, Biography

What it's about: One of the most celebrated war correspondents of our time, Marie Colvin is an utterly fearless and rebellious spirit, driven to the frontlines of conflicts across the globe to give voice to the voiceless.

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

backdrop
amazon_prime

49. Why We Fight

IMDB LogoIMDB Star
8.0/10
Reelgood Logo
74/100
Released: 2005Rated: PG-13
Documentary, History

What it's about: Is American foreign policy dominated by the idea of military supremacy? Has the military become too important in American life? Jarecki's shrewd and intelligent polemic would seem to give an affirmative answer to each of these questions.

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

backdrop
amazon_prime

50. Welcome to Dongmakgol

IMDB LogoIMDB Star
7.7/10
Reelgood Logo
74/100
Released: 2005
Comedy, Drama

What it's about: Based on the long running play by Jang Jin, the story is set in Korea during the Korean War in 1950. Soldiers from both the North and South, as well as an American pilot, find themselves in a secluded and naively idealistic village, its residents unaware of the outside world, including the war.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video) & rent or buy from $1.99 on 3 services (Google Play, YouTube & FandangoNOW).