The Best War Movies of All Time

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Casablanca

1942    Michael Curtiz    Rated PG

Drama    Romance    Romantic Drama

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Apocalypse Now

1979    Francis Ford Coppola    Rated R

Adventure    Adventure Drama    Anti-War Film

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The General

1926    Clyde Bruckman, Buster Keaton    Not Rated

Action    Action Comedy    Comedy

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Paths of Glory

1957    Stanley Kubrick    Not Rated

Anti-War Film    Drama    Message Movie

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Schindler's List

1993    Steven Spielberg    Rated R

Based-on-a-True-Story    Biopic    Drama

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Full Metal Jacket

1987    Stanley Kubrick    Rated R

Anti-War Film    Combat Films    Drama

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Saving Private Ryan

1998    Steven Spielberg    Rated R

Combat Films    Ensemble Film    Epic

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Grand Illusion

1937    Jean Renoir    Not Rated

Drama    Escape Film    Foreign Language Film

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The Great Escape

1963    John Sturges    Not Rated

Adventure    Ensemble Film    Escape Film

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Throne of Blood

1957    Akira Kurosawa    Not Rated

Action    Action Thriller    Based-on-Shakespeare

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Lawrence of Arabia

1962    David Lean    Rated G

Adventure    Adventure Drama    Drama

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Stalag 17

1953    Billy Wilder    Not Rated

Comedy Drama    Drama    Ensemble Film

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The Bridge on the River Kwai

1957    David Lean    Rated PG

Drama    Ensemble Film    War

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The Deer Hunter

1978    Michael Cimino    Rated R

Anti-War Film    Drama    Ensemble Film

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Ran

1985    Akira Kurosawa    Rated R

Action    Based-on-Shakespeare    Drama

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Braveheart

1995    Mel Gibson    Rated R

Adventure    Adventure Drama    Based-on-a-True-Story

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Inglourious Basterds

2009    Quentin Tarantino    Rated R

Action    Adventure    Revenge Film

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Platoon

1986    Oliver Stone    Rated R

Action    Anti-War Film    Combat Films

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Grave of the Fireflies

1988    Isao Takahata    Not Rated

Animation    Anime    Drama

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