Account IconLogin|Sign Up
netflix
amazon_prime
hulu_plus
disney_plus
hbo
& more all in one place. Totally free to use!
World War II
arrow
AllAction & AdventureAnimationAnimeBiographyChildrenComedyCrimeCultDocumentaryDramaFamilyFantasyFoodGame ShowHistoryHorrorIndependentLGBTQMusicalMysteryRealityRomanceScience-FictionSportStand-up & TalkThrillerTravelAbout AfricaAdaptationAlienAnimalApocalypseBaseballBased on BooksBased On True StoryBritish HumourCarCartoonChristmasCollegeComic BookComing of AgeDanceDark ComedyDatingDisasterDisneyDoctorDogDrugDystopiaEscapeFashionFeel-goodFemale DirectorFightingFriendshipFuturisticGangGangsterGeniusGhostGolfGreeceGymnasticsHigh SchoolHolidayHuntingImaginationJungleKidnappingMagicMartial ArtsMatureMedievalMilitaryMonsterMusicNew YorkParisParodyPetPolicePoliticalPrincessPrisonPsychologyRacingReligionRevengeRiverRobotRomeRoyaltyScienceSerial KillerSingingSpaceSportsSpySuperheroSupernaturalSurvivalSuspenseTankTeacherTechnologyTeenTime 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
Starz
arrow
Every Service
Every Service
Free Services
Free Services
Your Services
Your Services
Netflix
Netflix
Prime Video
Prime Video
HBO MAX
HBO MAX
HBO
HBO
Showtime
Showtime
Hulu
Hulu
Starz
Starz
Apple TV+
Apple TV+
Plex
Plex
Disney+
Disney+
Peacock Premium
Peacock Premium
Philo
Philo
fuboTV
fuboTV
Epix
Epix
CBS All Access
CBS All Access
Mubi
Mubi
Discovery+
Discovery+
AMC Premiere
AMC Premiere
AMC
AMC
BritBox
BritBox
IFC
IFC
Shudder
Shudder
The Criterion Channel
The Criterion Channel
Fandor
Fandor
Hoopla
Hoopla
Kanopy
Kanopy
Tubi
Tubi
PlutoTV
PlutoTV
Peacock
Peacock
Vudu
Vudu
IMDb TV
IMDb TV
PopcornFlix
PopcornFlix
Crackle
Crackle
AcornTV
AcornTV
Cinemax
Cinemax
Sundance
Sundance
Syfy
Syfy
TCM
TCM
Hallmark
Hallmark
History
History
NatGeo
NatGeo
TVision
TVision
arrowarrow
Want to Select more than one service? Add your services to your free Reelgood account to see everything you can watch!

The Best World War II Movies and TV Shows on Starz

Finding a good World War II 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 World War II movies and TV shows of all time streaming on Starz.

VIEW: best
backdrop
starz

1. The Thin Red Line

IMDB LogoIMDB Star
7.6/10
Reelgood Logo
83/100
Released: 1998Rated: R
Drama, History

What it's about: The story of a group of men, an Army Rifle company called C-for-Charlie, who change, suffer, and ultimately make essential discoveries about themselves during the fierce World War II battle of Guadalcanal. It follows their journey, from the surprise of an unopposed landing, through the bloody and exhausting battles that follow, to the ultimate departure of those who survived.

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).

backdrop
free
amazon_prime
starz
+ 6

2. 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 watch free online (PlutoTV & Plex), stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video, Starz, Epix & 3 others), stream on a popular TV everywhere service (Starz & Epix) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 3 services (iTunes, Prime Video & Vudu).

backdrop
starz

3. Never Look Away

IMDB LogoIMDB Star
7.7/10
Reelgood Logo
77/100
Released: 2018Rated: R
History, Drama

What it's about: The story of Kurt, a young art student who falls in love with fellow student, Ellie. Ellie’s father, Professor Seeband, a famous doctor, is dismayed at his daughter’s choice of boyfriend, and vows to destroy the relationship. What neither of them knows is that their lives are already connected through a terrible crime Seeband committed decades ago.

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

backdrop
starz

4. Everything is Illuminated

IMDB LogoIMDB Star
7.4/10
Reelgood Logo
76/100
Released: 2005Rated: PG-13
Comedy, LGBTQ

What it's about: A young Jewish American man endeavors—with the help of eccentric, distant relatives—to find the woman who saved his grandfather during World War II—in a Ukrainian village which was ultimately razed by the Nazis.

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).

backdrop
starz

5. Testament of Youth

IMDB LogoIMDB Star
7.3/10
Reelgood Logo
75/100
Released: 2014Rated: PG-13
Biography, Drama

What it's about: Testament of Youth is a powerful story of love, war and remembrance, based on the First World War memoir by Vera Brittain, which has become the classic testimony of that war from a woman’s point of view. A searing journey from youthful hopes and dreams to the edge of despair and back again, it’s a film about young love, the futility of war and how to make sense of the darkest times.

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 7 services (iTunes, Google Play & 5 others).

backdrop
starz
kanopy

6. Anthropoid

IMDB LogoIMDB Star
7.2/10
Reelgood Logo
75/100
Released: 2016Rated: R
Biography, History

What it's about: In December 1941, Czech soldier Jozef Gabčík and Jan Kubiš parachute into their occupied homeland to assassinate Nazi officer Reinhard Heydrich

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

backdrop
free
amazon_prime
starz
+ 2

7. The Dresser

IMDB LogoIMDB Star
7.6/10
Reelgood Logo
75/100
Released: 1983Rated: PG
Drama, LGBTQ

What it's about: In a touring Shakespearean theater group, a backstage hand - the dresser, is devoted to the brilliant but tyrannical head of the company. He struggles to support the deteriorating star as the company struggles to carry on during the London blitz. The pathos of his backstage efforts rival the pathos in the story of Lear and the Fool that is being presented on-stage, as the situation comes to a crisis.

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

backdrop
starz

8. A Walk in the Clouds

IMDB LogoIMDB Star
6.7/10
Reelgood Logo
68/100
Released: 1995Rated: PG-13
Drama, Romance

What it's about: World War II vet Paul Sutton falls for a pregnant and unwed woman who persuades him -- during their first encounter -- to pose as her husband so she can face her family.

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).

backdrop
starz
shoutfactorytv

9. To Be or Not to Be

IMDB LogoIMDB Star
6.9/10
Reelgood Logo
67/100
Released: 1983Rated: PG
Comedy, Drama

What it's about: A bad Polish actor is just trying to make a living when Poland is invaded by the Germans in World War II. His wife has the habit of entertaining young polish officers while he's on stage, which is also a source of depression to him. When one of her officers comes back on a Secret Mission, the actor takes charge and comes up with a plan for them to escape.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (Starz & Shout Factory TV) & stream on a popular TV everywhere service (Starz).

Have You Seen?
TV
backdrop
starz

10. SS-GB

IMDB LogoIMDB Star
6.6/10
Reelgood Logo
65/100
Year: 2017-2021Rated: TV-MASeasons: 1
Action & Adventure, Drama

What it's about: Adapted from Len Deighton’s 1978 alternate history novel. A British detective investigates a murder in German-occupied Britain during World War II.

Where to Watch: 6 episodes (100%) are available to stream on a subscription service (Starz). 6 episodes (100%) are available to stream on a popular TV everywhere service (Starz). 6 episodes (100%) are available to rent or buy from $1.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

backdrop
free
amazon_prime
starz
+ 5

11. Sherlock Holmes and the Secret Weapon

IMDB LogoIMDB Star
6.6/10
Reelgood Logo
51/100
Released: 1942
Action & Adventure, Crime

What it's about: In the midst of World War II, Sherlock Holmes rescues the Swiss inventor of a new bomb-sight from the Gestapo and brings him to England, where he shortly falls into the clutches of Professor Moriarty.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Tubi & PlutoTV), stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video, Starz, Epix & 2 others), stream on a popular TV everywhere service (Starz & Epix) & rent or buy from $2.00 on 2 services (Prime Video & Vudu).

Find the perfect movie or tv show with the Reelgood mobile app.