The Best World War II TV Shows on Plex
Finding a good World War II 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 TV shows of all time streaming on Plex.
1. Brideshead Revisited
What it's about: Charles Ryder, an agnostic man, becomes involved with members of the Flytes, a Catholic family of aristocrats, over the course of several years between the two world wars.
Where to Watch: 11 episodes (100%) are available to watch free online (Tubi, Plex, Vudu & 3 others). 11 episodes (100%) are available to stream on a subscription service (Philo & BritBox). 10 episodes (91%) are available to rent or buy from $1.99 on 3 services (Google Play, Prime Video & YouTube).
2. Sword of Honour
What it's about: Sword of Honour is a two-part adaptation of Evelyn Waugh’s semi-autobiographical World War II trilogy that aired Channel 4 in 2001. It centers on Guy Crouchback's, played by Daniel Craig, heroic quest to fight for a deep moral cause and to reclaim his manhood after a shattering divorce from the society beauty Virginia Troy.
Where to Watch: 2 episodes (100%) are available to watch free online (Tubi, PlutoTV, Plex & 1 other). 2 episodes (100%) are available to stream on a subscription service (AcornTV). 2 episodes (100%) are available to rent or buy from $0.99 on 3 services (Google Play, Prime Video & YouTube).
3. Long Shadow
What it's about: David Reynolds traces the legacy of the Great War across 100 years and 10 different countries, examining how the war haunted a generation and shaped the peace that followed.
Where to Watch: 3 episodes (100%) are available to watch free online (Plex & IMDb TV). 3 episodes (100%) are available to rent or buy from $0.99 on 1 service (Prime Video).
4. David Jason's Secret Service
What it's about: Actor and British national treasure Sir David Jason travels around the UK and beyond to reveal the secret places and people who act as guardians and gatekeepers of the incredible but true story of Britain’s spy history.
Where to Watch: 3 episodes (100%) are available to watch free online (PlutoTV & Plex).
5. The Great War
What it's about: The Great War is a CBC television film documenting Canadian participation in the First World War. The film stars Justin Trudeau and was shown on Canadian television during the 90th Anniversary of the Vimy Ridge battle, airing in two parts on April 8 and April 9, 2007. The Fox website included the following notice seeking people to participate in the making of the film:Did your great-grandfather take Vimy Ridge? Did he play a part in the three-month battle at Passchendaele? Did he break through the German line at Amiens? For a landmark film to mark the 90th anniversary of the First World War, the CBC is recruiting 300 descendants of those who went to war between 1914 and 1918. The descendants will walk in the footsteps of their ancestors and take part in massive battle recreations.
Where to Watch: 2 episodes (100%) are available to watch free online (Tubi & Plex).