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BATTLES ON THE SILVER SCREEN!!! Top 10 Amazing War Movies of All Times

Here is the list of world's best war movies ever made. It's is hard in movies to manipulate a war on screen and make us believe. These movies are quiet successful in that. Just have a look


Apocalypse Now (1979)

Directed by Francis Ford Coppola
With Martin Sheen, Marlon Brando, Robert Duvall, Frederic Forrest

 During the Vietnam War, Captain Willard is sent on a dangerous mission into Cambodia to assassinate a renegade colonel who has set himself up as a god among a local tribe.

Schindler's List (1993)

Directed by Steven Spielberg
With Liam Neeson, Ralph Fiennes, Ben Kingsley, Caroline Goodall

 In Poland during World War II, Oskar Schindler gradually becomes concerned for his Jewish workforce after witnessing their persecution by the Nazis.

Lawrence of Arabia (1962)

Directed by David Lean
 With Peter O'Toole, Alec Guinness, Anthony Quinn, Jack Hawkins

 A flamboyant and controversial British military figure and his conflicted loyalties during his World War I service in the Middle East.

Saving Private Ryan (1998)

Directed by Steven Spielberg
With Tom Hanks, Matt Damon, Tom Sizemore, Edward Burns

 Following the Normandy Landings, a group of U.S. soldiers go behind enemy lines to retrieve a paratrooper whose brothers have been killed in action.

The Bridge on the River Kwai (1957)

Directed by David Lean
With William Holden, Alec Guinness, Jack Hawkins, Sessue Hayakawa

After settling his differences with a Japanese PoW camp commander, a British colonel co-operates to oversee his men's construction of a railway bridge for their captors - while oblivious to a plan by the Allies to destroy it.

Patton (1970)

Directed by Franklin J. Schaffner
With George C. Scott, Karl Malden, Stephen Young, Michael Strong

The World War II phase of the career of the controversial American general, George S. Patton.

Braveheart (1995)

Directed by Mel Gibson
With Mel Gibson, Sophie Marceau, Patrick McGoohan, Angus Macfadyen

When his secret bride is executed for assaulting an English soldier who tried to rape her, William Wallace begins a revolt and leads Scottish warriors against the cruel English tyrant who rules Scotland with an iron fist.

Full Metal Jacket (1987)

Directed by Stanley Kubrick
 With Matthew Modine, R. Lee Ermey, Vincent D'Onofrio, Adam Baldwin

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.

Platoon (1986)

Directed by Oliver Stone
With Charlie Sheen, Tom Berenger, Willem Dafoe, Keith David

A young recruit in Vietnam faces a moral crisis when confronted with the horrors of war and the duality of man.

The Hurt Locker (2008)

Directed by Kathryn Bigelow
With Jeremy Renner, Anthony Mackie, Brian Geraghty, Guy Pearce

During the Iraq War, a Sergeant recently assigned to an army bomb squad is put at odds with his squad mates due to his maverick way of handling his work.