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The Best and Worst War Movies About Vietnam
Vietnam is America's most controversial war. Highly unpopular with the public and with a historically uncertain outcome, it's a dark moment in our national history. These are the best and worst war movies about that war.

The X-Men Filmmakers Don't Even Care
The X-Men franchise is collapsing in on itself in a whirlwind of inconsistencies, time paradoxes, and mistakes.

Propaganda, Media, and Lies
War films involving propaganda and media.

The Terminator
Films starring the Terminator from the franchise of the same name.

John McClane
Articles, lists, involving John McClane, Bruce Willis, and the Die Hard franchise.

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How Long Will It Take Disney to Recoup the $4 Billion it Spent on Lucasfilm?
Disney paid $4 billion to George Lucas to buy Lucasfilm. That's a lot of red ink before a single penny has been spent on the next films. Here's how they'll make back their investment.

Top War Films Used as Political Propaganda
Sometimes Hollywood makes films to tell an important story within our shared history. Sometimes its to give visual presence to an unknown story of war, or to simply viscerally entertain. But other times, it's to push a political agenda and sway perspectives. Here are the top films that did a hell of a job doing exactly that.

Vietnam Movies Have it All Wrong
Have all of our assumptions about the Vietnam war been wrong? B.G. Burkett seems to think so.

Luke Skywalker
Articles, lists, and reviews that include mention of Luke Skywalker from the Star Wars saga.

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Upcoming Sci-Fi Films
A list of all the science fiction films coming to cinemas within the upcoming year.

Upcoming Sci-Fi Films
A list of all the science fiction films coming to cinemas within the upcoming year.

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Upcoming Sci-Fi Films
A list of all the science fiction films coming to cinemas within the upcoming year.

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Bond at the Box Office
We examine the box office of all the Bond films, and use inflation adjusted figures to find out which Bond was the biggest hit at the box office.

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Top Worst War Films of All Time
There are great films, there are mediocre films, and then there are down right horrible, awful films. Here are the twelve worst war films of all time.

Top Worst War Films of All Time
There are great films, there are mediocre films, and then there are down right horrible, awful films. Here are the twelve worst war films of all time.

The Best and Worst War Movies about War Crimes
From killing civilians to genocide - war produces war crimes. These are the best and the worst war movies to focus on what is one of the perpetual harvests of the institution of combat.

The Top War Movies that Served as Recruitment Videos
Here are the war movies that might as well have been funded straight from the Pentagon's recruitment budget - the top war movies that might as well have doubled as recruitment videos.

Coming Soon: Super Hero Films!
A list of upcoming super hero films within the next year.

Spy Craft and Spy Games
War and action movies about spies, spy craft, and Spy Games.

Special Forces and Commandos
War films featuring Navy SEALs, Rangers, Green Berets, and other special forces units.

The Best and Worst War Movies About 9/11
The 9/11 attacks changed America forever and were the catalyst for two wars. These are the best and worst war movies about that awful period in American history.

Review of '13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi'
Like both 'Lone Survivor' and 'Blackhawk Down,' '13 Hours' makes war seem thrilling and exciting. It's essentially an hour and a half long combat film. That alone should tell you if you'll like it or not.

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The Insane Rising Cost of Hollywood Films Over the Last 20 Years!
The cost of Hollywood films have risen an insane amount over the last twenty years. We get into the details!

The Insane Rising Cost of Hollywood Films Over the Last 20 Years!
The cost of Hollywood films have risen an insane amount over the last twenty years. We get into the details!

The Insane Rising Cost of Hollywood Films Over the Last 20 Years!
The cost of Hollywood films have risen an insane amount over the last twenty years. We get into the details!

The Insane Rising Cost of Hollywood Films Over the Last 20 Years!
The cost of Hollywood films have risen an insane amount over the last twenty years. We get into the details!

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How the Break Even Point on a $200 Million Film is $400 Million
Finally, an article that explains why a film that earns $200 million at the box office can still be a financial flop.

The Best and Worst Action and War Movies of 2015
The best and the worst of 2015!

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15 Franchises That Earned Hollywood 1/10th of a Trillion Dollars
Of the lifetime earnings from all Hollywood films, a large portion of that income comes from just 15 film franchises.

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15 Franchises That Earned Hollywood 1/10th of a Trillion Dollars
Of the lifetime earnings from all Hollywood films, a large portion of that income comes from just 15 film franchises.

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The Most Disturbing War Films You've Never Seen
These are the most disturbing war movies you'll ever see - films where misery and death are the rule of the day.

War Films Where America Was the Bad Guy
War films in which American forces were the bad guys.

Top Historical Stories that Should Have Been War Films
Stories of history and war that have never been made into a feature film...but that definitely need to be.

Top 8 Overrated War Films
War films which are universally beloved and hailed as cinematic classics. Films, which I think are seriously over-valued, and should be considered as mediocre at best.

The Illustrated Timeline of the Terminator Films
An illustrated timeline of the Terminator franchise timelines.

The Illustrated Timeline of the Terminator Films
An illustrated timeline of the Terminator franchise timelines.

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North Vietnamese
Throughout the history of war movies - from Soviet spies to Nazis - we've seen the same bad guys again and again. Here are the top templates for evildoers within the war film genre.

A History of Bad Guys in War Films
Throughout the history of war movies - from Soviet spies to Nazis - we've seen the same bad guys again and again. Here are the top templates for evildoers within the war film genre.

A History of Bad Guys in War Films
Throughout the history of war movies - from Soviet spies to Nazis - we've seen the same bad guys again and again. Here are the top templates for evildoers within the war film genre.

The Terrorist
Throughout the history of war movies - from Soviet spies to Nazis - we've seen the same bad guys again and again. Here are the top templates for evildoers within the war film genre.

Imperial Japan
Throughout the history of war movies - from Soviet spies to Nazis - we've seen the same bad guys again and again. Here are the top templates for evildoers within the war film genre.

Soviet Union
Throughout the history of war movies - from Soviet spies to Nazis - we've seen the same bad guys again and again. Here are the top templates for evildoers within the war film genre.

The Confederacy
Throughout the history of war movies - from Soviet spies to Nazis - we've seen the same bad guys again and again. Here are the top templates for evildoers within the war film genre.

The United States
Throughout the history of war movies - from Soviet spies to Nazis - we've seen the same bad guys again and again. Here are the top templates for evildoers within the war film genre.

The Best and Worst of the End of the World Action Films!
The best and worst war films about the apocalypse.

The Top 10 Plot Holes in the Terminator Franchise
Terminator Genisys is so riddled with plot holes that the film becomes nigh near incomprehensible. Here are the worst offending threads...

Terminator Genisys
'Terminator Genisys' effectively violates the most important rule of the entire franchise: Killing Sarah Connor and Kyle Reese no longer has any effect on whether John Connor lives or not. It's a maddeningly bad film.

Review 'The Terminator' Franchise
The Terminator franchise started as one of the most exciting and visceral action series' in Hollywood history, but in recent years, it's begun to descend into an overly complex mess.

The Top 10 Best Reviewed War Films of All Time
These are the top ten best reviewed war films of all time.

Captain John Miller (Saving Private Ryan)
What if you could devise a dream team of soldiers composed of heroes from throughout the pantheon of war movies? Who would make your list?

Captain John Miller (Saving Private Ryan)
What if you could devise a dream team of soldiers composed of heroes from throughout the pantheon of war movies? Who would make your list?

Lieutenant Aldo Raines (Inglorious Basterds)
What if you could devise a dream team of soldiers composed of heroes from throughout the pantheon of war movies? Who would make your list?

Vassili Zaitsev (Enemy at the Gates)
What if you could devise a dream team of soldiers composed of heroes from throughout the pantheon of war movies? Who would make your list?

Captain Virgil Hilts (The Great Escape)
What if you could devise a dream team of soldiers composed of heroes from throughout the pantheon of war movies? Who would make your list?

Sergeant Elias (Platoon)
What if you could devise a dream team of soldiers composed of heroes from throughout the pantheon of war movies? Who would make your list?

Sergeant William James (Hurt Locker)
What if you could devise a dream team of soldiers composed of heroes from throughout the pantheon of war movies? Who would make your list?

Private Gump (Forrest Gump)
What if you could devise a dream team of soldiers composed of heroes from throughout the pantheon of war movies? Who would make your list?

Joyeux Noelle (2005)
War movies that had Christmas as a primary character!

Merry Christmas, Mr. Lawrence (1983)
War movies that had Christmas as a primary character!

Midnight Clear (1992)
War movies that had Christmas as a primary character!

Midnight Clear (1992)
War movies that had Christmas as a primary character!

Devil Makes Three (1952)
War movies that had Christmas as a primary character!

Monuments Men
War movies that had Christmas as a primary character!

Top War Movies Shown From the Enemy's Perspective
Here are the top war films that showed America's military conflicts (Vietnam and the second World War) from the perspective of the enemy.

Top War Movies Shown From the Enemy's Perspective
Here are the top war films that showed America's military conflicts (Vietnam and the second World War) from the perspective of the enemy.

War Movies: The German Perspective
These are some of the most influential and important German war films; most of the films offering a succinctly different point of view than most Americans are used to.

Top 10 Highest Grossing War Movies
The top ten highest grossing war movies of all time.

Did Mad Max Earn Enough for a Sequel?
Mad Max costs $160 million to make, to say nothing of marketing and distribution and then opened beneath expectations. Can it turn a profit? We break down the numbers...

Review: Star Wars: The Force Awakens
Star Wars: The Force Awakens would be the perfect Star Wars film -- if only it didn't have so many glaring errors.

Blood and Bullets
A table of contents where we list all our articles and top ten lists related to violence, blood and battles within war films.

How Much of that Star Wars Money Does Disney Get to Keep?
Star Wars made half a billion dollars in its opening weekend. We break down the numbers on what the film can expect to make, and how much of that will go to Disney.

War Movies by Conflict
The table of contents to our articles on war movies as organized by global conflict!

Special Features
A list of all our special features that we periodically run at About.com Action and War Movies.

Top 10 Ethical Dilemmas in War Movies
No genre better reduces morality down to its most stark, dynamic choices than the war film. In war, small choices lead to great loss of life. Here are some films where the moral choices that characters had to make were interesting, difficult, or dramatically compelling.

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Unanswered Questions from Star Wars: The Force Awakens
Star Wars has finally been released, and the overall reaction from both fans and critics is largely positive. That said, the film certainly left a lot unexplained, issues that - hopefully - will be resolved in the sequels yet to be released. Here's what I left the theater wondering.

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Jack Sparrow
Articles, films, and lists starring or including Jack Sparrow, from Pirates of the Caribbean.

Bryan Mills
Articles, lists, and reviews pertaining to Bryan Mills, the protagonist played by Liam Neeson in the 'Taken' franchise.

Ethan Hunt
Articles, reviews, and lists pertaining to Tom Cruise' character Ethan Hunt in the 'Mission Impossible' films.

Jack Ryan
Articles, lists, and reviews pertaining to Jack Ryan.

Box Office Articles
The Box Office of everything in Hollywood, described over the course of many informative articles.

2015 Year End Box Office Winners!
We calculated the actual box office figures for the top grossers of the year, to include budgets, marketing costs, cinema earnings, and international box office to find out which film was truly the most profitable!

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2015 Year End Box Office Winners!
We calculated the actual box office figures for the top grossers of the year, to include budgets, marketing costs, cinema earnings, and international box office to find out which film was truly the most profitable!

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Restrepo
Restrepo just might be the best documentary about war ever made. As a veteran, it's difficult to explain to those who haven't served what Afghanistan is like - this documentary serves that purpose. Just say,

Horrible Action Films: Terminator Genisys
A scene by scene breakdown of the awful Terminator Genesys film.

United States Navy
War films featuring the United States Navy.

The Best and Worst War Movies About Submarines
Submarine movies are inherently difficult to pull off. It's not always exciting to watch two lumbering machines move about one another in water. Here are the best and worst.

The Best and Worst War Television Shows
The Best and Worst of TV War Shows

Magua (Last of the Mohicans)
These are the top 10 best war movie screen villains of all time!

Gunnery Sgt. Hartman (Full Metal Jacket)
These are the top 10 best war movie screen villains of all time!

Anakin Skywalker (Star Wars)
These are the top 10 best war movie screen villains of all time!

Leonard Lawrence AKA Private Pyle (Full Metal Jacket)
These are the top 10 best war movie screen villains of all time!

Colonel Kurtz (Apocalypse Now)
These are the top 10 best war movie screen villains of all time!

Staff Sergeant Barnes (Platoon)
These are the top 10 best war movie screen villains of all time!

Lieutenant Goeth (Schindler's List)
These are the top 10 best war movie screen villains of all time!

Sergeant Meserve (Casualties of War)
These are the top 10 best war movie screen villains of all time!

General Patton (Patton)
These are the top 10 best war movie screen villains of all time!

Hitler (A Lot of Different Movies)
These are the top 10 best war movie screen villains of all time!

Apocalypse Now
'Apocalypse Now' is the best war film to ever exist. A powerful hallucinatory experience, which seems to channel the darker desperations of the combat experience into a celluloid viewing experience.

Rescue Dawn
'Rescue Dawn' is one of the best films about the Vietnam war, a thrilling edge of your seat action film, based on real life events of a Naval aviator shot down over Vietnam and captured as a prisoner of war. His escape scene is one of the most thrilling I've ever seen.

The Best Years of Our Lives
Not all war films have to be about wars - sometimes they are about the veterans who fought in wars. Here are the best and worst war movies about veterans struggling with PTSD, returning home, and trying to find a place for themselves after the war.

Hurt Locker
Not all war films have to be about wars - sometimes they are about the veterans who fought in wars. Here are the best and worst war movies about veterans struggling with PTSD, returning home, and trying to find a place for themselves after the war.

Jacob's Ladder
Not all war films have to be about wars - sometimes they are about the veterans who fought in wars. Here are the best and worst war movies about veterans struggling with PTSD, returning home, and trying to find a place for themselves after the war.

In Country
Not all war films have to be about wars - sometimes they are about the veterans who fought in wars. Here are the best and worst war movies about veterans struggling with PTSD, returning home, and trying to find a place for themselves after the war.

Born on the 4th of July (1989)
Not all war films have to be about wars - sometimes they are about the veterans who fought in wars. Here are the best and worst war movies about veterans struggling with PTSD, returning home, and trying to find a place for themselves after the war.

Body of War
Not all war films have to be about wars - sometimes they are about the veterans who fought in wars. Here are the best and worst war movies about veterans struggling with PTSD, returning home, and trying to find a place for themselves after the war.

Stop Loss
Not all war films have to be about wars - sometimes they are about the veterans who fought in wars. Here are the best and worst war movies about veterans struggling with PTSD, returning home, and trying to find a place for themselves after the war.

Deer Hunter
Not all war films have to be about wars - sometimes they are about the veterans who fought in wars. Here are the best and worst war movies about veterans struggling with PTSD, returning home, and trying to find a place for themselves after the war.

Coming Home (1978)
Not all war films have to be about wars - sometimes they are about the veterans who fought in wars. Here are the best and worst war movies about veterans struggling with PTSD, returning home, and trying to find a place for themselves after the war.

First Blood
Not all war films have to be about wars - sometimes they are about the veterans who fought in wars. Here are the best and worst war movies about veterans struggling with PTSD, returning home, and trying to find a place for themselves after the war.

In the Valley of Elah
Not all war films have to be about wars - sometimes they are about the veterans who fought in wars. Here are the best and worst war movies about veterans struggling with PTSD, returning home, and trying to find a place for themselves after the war.

Most Historically Inaccurate War Films
Ten examples of the sort of historical inaccuracies that plague war films.

Review of the Jurassic Park Franchise
A review of the Jurassic Park franchise, three films that are essentially identical to one another.

Mission Impossible: A Franchise of Impossibly Dumb Action Movies
The Mission Impossible franchise is known for incredible stunts, but also absurd silly product sourcing - like managing to find a baseball pitching machine late at night in Shanghai, China within one hour's time.

More War Ethical Dilemmas
War creates a lot of moments where soldiers have to make lightning fast life or death decisions. Here are some of the top ethical dilemmas presented in war films. What would you have done?

Ten Franchises Hollywood Drove Into the Ground and Destroyed
How come it is that whenever Hollywood makes a unique, original compelling action film, they inevitably destroy it's legacy by creating a bunch of god-awful sequels? Here's the top franchises that Hollywood has ran into the ground.

The Road Warrior (1980)
A review of the Mad Max franchise.

The Road Warrior (1981)
A review of the Mad Max franchise.

Mad Max Beyond Thunderdome
A review of the Mad Max franchise.

Mad Max: Fury Road (2015)
A review of the Mad Max franchise.

Basic
'Basic' is one of the worst war movies ever made. A truly incomprehensible and offensive piece of cinematic filth.

Paths of Glory
Stanlely Kubrick's

The Best and Worst War Biopics
These are the best and worst war biopics.

Racism and Sexism
War and action movies focused on racism and sexism.

The Last Samurai
Tom Cruise stars in 'The Last Samurai,' a 'Dances With Wolves' re-make set in feudal Japan.

Review of 'Lawrence of Arabia'
'Lawrence of Arabia' is a three hour epic of filmmaking, following T.E. Lawrence, the British office who recruited Arabs to fight Turkish forces in the first World War.

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Veterans Choose the 5 Least Realistic War Movies
We asked veterans to identify the war movies that piss them off, the war movies that get it all wrong, and the war movies that they would prefer never to see again.

Veterans Choose the Least Realistic War Movies
We asked veterans to identify the war movies that piss them off, the war movies that get it all wrong, and the war movies that they would prefer never to see again.

Army Rangers
War and action movies featuring Rangers.

Casualties of War
'Casualties of War' tells the real story of the

Lord of War
'Lord of War' is one of the only movies about the international arms trade; unfortunately, it's sloppy, lazy storytelling makes the film a bit too fragile.

Flags of our Fathers and Letters From Iwo Jima
'Flags of Our Fathers' and 'Letters From Iwo Jima' are two companion pieces about the battle for Iwo Jima. Directed by Clint Eastwood, they are both highly ambitious films with a lot of interesting points, ultimately undone by a less than perfect execution.

Holocaust and Second World War
War movies about the Holocaust and the second World War.

Top 5 Satire War Movies
These are the best war movie satires ever filmed!

Prisoners of War (POW)
Being captured by enemy forces is one of the most horrific experiences a soldier can endure. Here are the best and worst war movies about Prisoners of War (POW)s.

The Pianist
Being captured by enemy forces is one of the most horrific experiences a soldier can endure. Here are the best and worst war movies about Prisoners of War (POW)s.

Rescue Dawn
Being captured by enemy forces is one of the most horrific experiences a soldier can endure. Here are the best and worst war movies about Prisoners of War (POW)s.

Stalag 17
Being captured by enemy forces is one of the most horrific experiences a soldier can endure. Here are the best and worst war movies about Prisoners of War (POW)s.

Bridge on the River Kwai
Being captured by enemy forces is one of the most horrific experiences a soldier can endure. Here are the best and worst war movies about Prisoners of War (POW)s.

The Deer Hunter (1978)
Being captured by enemy forces is one of the most horrific experiences a soldier can endure. Here are the best and worst war movies about Prisoners of War (POW)s.

The Great Escape
Being captured by enemy forces is one of the most horrific experiences a soldier can endure. Here are the best and worst war movies about Prisoners of War (POW)s.

Empire of the Sun
Being captured by enemy forces is one of the most horrific experiences a soldier can endure. Here are the best and worst war movies about Prisoners of War (POW)s.

Schindler's List
Being captured by enemy forces is one of the most horrific experiences a soldier can endure. Here are the best and worst war movies about Prisoners of War (POW)s.

Paradise Road
Being captured by enemy forces is one of the most horrific experiences a soldier can endure. Here are the best and worst war movies about Prisoners of War (POW)s.

Hart's War
Being captured by enemy forces is one of the most horrific experiences a soldier can endure. Here are the best and worst war movies about Prisoners of War (POW)s.

Road to Guantanamo
Being captured by enemy forces is one of the most horrific experiences a soldier can endure. Here are the best and worst war movies about Prisoners of War (POW)s.

Standard Operating Procedure
Being captured by enemy forces is one of the most horrific experiences a soldier can endure. Here are the best and worst war movies about Prisoners of War (POW)s.

Unbroken (2014)
Being captured by enemy forces is one of the most horrific experiences a soldier can endure. Here are the best and worst war movies about Prisoners of War (POW)s.

The Regretful Infantryman
Across time and across all cultures, young men have been sold a

Best and Worst Tank War Movies of all Time
Not many war films have focused on tanks. Here are the best and worst Hollywood war films about tanks.

PBS War Documentaries
A review of some of the great new war documentaries appearing on PBS. From a logistical analysis of D-Day, to Filipino American children abandoned by their sailor fathers, to a mysterious man deep in the jungles of Vietnam that may or may not be an American POW, these are four documentaries worth watching.

Left by the Ship
A documentary that follows four young Filipino American children in the Philippines as they attempt to make contact with their American sailor fathers.

Review of 'Joyeux Noelle'
'Joyeux Noelle' takes the real life story of the

The Best and Worst First World War Movies
The Best and Worst War Films About the First World War.

The Best and Worst of African Conflict War Movies
Here are the Best and the Worst War Films about African Conflicts.

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Ten Changes that Would Improve the Walking Dead
The Walking Dead is a good show but not a great show. It would only take a few - but dramatic changes - to cross the line to greatness. Here's our ten suggestions for transforming the show.

Navy SEALs and Frogmen
War and action films featuring Navy SEALs.

The Best and Worst War Movies About the Marine Corp
The top war movies about the Marine Corps.

Science Fiction War Films Are Also War Films
The best and the worst science fiction war films.

Edge of Tomorrow (2014)
The best and the worst science fiction war films.

War of the Worlds
The best and the worst science fiction war films.

Battle L.A.
The best and the worst science fiction war films.

Star Wars Saga (1977 - Present)
The best and the worst science fiction war films.

Aliens (1986)
The best and the worst science fiction war films.

Independence Day
The best and the worst science fiction war films.

Starship Troopers (1997)
The best and the worst science fiction war films.

Soldier
The best and the worst science fiction war films.

Battlefield Earth (2000)
The best and the worst science fiction war films.

Avatar
The best and the worst science fiction war films.

The Best and Worst Sniper War Movies
The Best and Worst War Movies about Snipers.

The American Experience: Death and the Civil War
This PBS documentary explains how the Civil War transformed the American relationship with death, and how the high body count of the Civil War fundamentally changed American society.

'American Sniper' Comes Under Attack
How 'American Sniper' became a target in the culture wars.

Review of 'Patton'
'Patton' is a sprawling ambitious historical war epic about one of America's most polarizing hard charging military leaders during the second World War.

Monsters, Creatures, and Aliens
Action movies featuring monsters and creatures and aliens.

Jurassic World
'Jurassic World' is the same as the previous three installments: Dinosaurs escape and wreck havoc, and also as in the previous three installments, the film stars a bigger more dangerous dinosaur than any that have been been seen previously.

The Best and the Worst War Movies Dealign With Genocide
The Best and the worst war movies about genocide, that most awful of human endeavors where one group of people seeks to fully eradicate another group of people. From Indonesia to Cambodia to El Salvador, these are the films that attempted to document the worst form of expression of human beings.

Standard Operating Procedure
'Standard Operating Procedure' is a fascinating, compelling documentary about the abuse of Iraqi prisoners by U.S. forces.

Queen of Battle
The infantry is one of the toughest jobs the military has to offer, here are the top Hollywood films about this intense, risky role.

Restrepo
The infantry is one of the toughest jobs the military has to offer, here are the top Hollywood films about this intense, risky role.

Gallipoli
The infantry is one of the toughest jobs the military has to offer, here are the top Hollywood films about this intense, risky role.

Platoon
The infantry is one of the toughest jobs the military has to offer, here are the top Hollywood films about this intense, risky role.

Tigerland
The infantry is one of the toughest jobs the military has to offer, here are the top Hollywood films about this intense, risky role.

Band of Brothers
The infantry is one of the toughest jobs the military has to offer, here are the top Hollywood films about this intense, risky role.

Blackhawk Down
The infantry is one of the toughest jobs the military has to offer, here are the top Hollywood films about this intense, risky role.

The Pacific
The infantry is one of the toughest jobs the military has to offer, here are the top Hollywood films about this intense, risky role.

Paths of Glory (1957)
The infantry is one of the toughest jobs the military has to offer, here are the top Hollywood films about this intense, risky role.

Full Metal Jacket
The infantry is one of the toughest jobs the military has to offer, here are the top Hollywood films about this intense, risky role.

The Best and Worst Military Super Heroes
These are the best and worst super heroes of war movies.

Is Dwayne Johnson a Movie Star Now?
Can Dwayne

In-Country
'In-Country' shows the bizarre past-time of Vietnam re-enactments (much as others re-enact scenes from the Civil War), though beyond the strangeness of this hobby, there's not much meat on the bones of this documentary.

The Best and Worst of Dumb Action War Movies
The Best and Worst of Dumb Action War Movies.

Point and Shoot
A strange, but fascinating documentary about a young American - not in the military - who decides to join the war in Libya.

Hart's War
Hart's War, starring Bruce Willis, and Colin Farrell, is a very busy film, simultaneously balancing storylines of racism, a traditional prisoner of war film, and a military legal thriller - none of it done quite effectively.

Exodus: Of Gods and Kings
A dull, over-long re-creation of the Biblical story of Moses that - despite its length - still ends up giving short change to its most dramatic moments, resulting in an insipid lackluster cinematic viewing experience.

Red Line
A serviceable documentary about the Syrian conflict, mostly notable for its footage from inside Syria showing both normal life and atrocities.

The Boy in the Striped Pajamas (2008)
The Holocaust is one of the most horrific stains of human history - here are the best and worst war movies about that awful event.

Diary of Anne Frank
The Holocaust is one of the most horrific stains of human history - here are the best and worst war movies about that awful event.

Shining Through
The Holocaust is one of the most horrific stains of human history - here are the best and worst war movies about that awful event.

Schindler's List
The Holocaust is one of the most horrific stains of human history - here are the best and worst war movies about that awful event.

Jacob the Liar
The Holocaust is one of the most horrific stains of human history - here are the best and worst war movies about that awful event.

The Pianist
The Holocaust is one of the most horrific stains of human history - here are the best and worst war movies about that awful event.

The Reader
The Holocaust is one of the most horrific stains of human history - here are the best and worst war movies about that awful event.

Judgment at Nuremberg
The Holocaust is one of the most horrific stains of human history - here are the best and worst war movies about that awful event.

Sophie's Choice
The Holocaust is one of the most horrific stains of human history - here are the best and worst war movies about that awful event.

Life is Beautiful
The Holocaust is one of the most horrific stains of human history - here are the best and worst war movies about that awful event.

Drones and Air Strikes
War movies featuring drones. Action & War Movies.

United States Air Force
War films featuring the United States Air Force.

Best and Worst Criminal Investigation War Movies
Investigating criminal actions in the military is difficult. Investigating criminal actions in war is even harder. Here are the best and worst war movies about crime and its investigation in the Armed Forces.

The Best and Worst War Movies about Crashed Aviators
Crashed aviators on the run without resources while being pursued by the enemy has to be one of the most exciting story lines of war cinema. Here are the few films that attempted to take this story on.

The Patriot (2000)
Strangely, Hollywood has made very few attempts to film our nation's founding. Those films that have been attempted have been uniformly horrible.

1776 (1972)
Strangely, Hollywood has made very few attempts to film our nation's founding. Those films that have been attempted have been uniformly horrible.

Revolution (1985)
Strangely, Hollywood has made very few attempts to film our nation's founding. Those films that have been attempted have been uniformly horrible.

The Crossing (2000)
Strangely, Hollywood has made very few attempts to film our nation's founding. Those films that have been attempted have been uniformly horrible.

Gone With the Wind
Women are almost non-existent within war films. Here are the top films that featured prominent, strong, female characters in a combat environment.

Zero Dark Thirty
Women are almost non-existent within war films. Here are the top films that featured prominent, strong, female characters in a combat environment.

Camp X-Ray
Women are almost non-existent within war films. Here are the top films that featured prominent, strong, female characters in a combat environment.

Fort Bliss (2014)
Women are almost non-existent within war films. Here are the top films that featured prominent, strong, female characters in a combat environment.

The Invisible War
Women are almost non-existent within war films. Here are the top films that featured prominent, strong, female characters in a combat environment.

G.I. Jane
Women are almost non-existent within war films. Here are the top films that featured prominent, strong, female characters in a combat environment.

We Were Soldiers
Women are almost non-existent within war films. Here are the top films that featured prominent, strong, female characters in a combat environment.

Private Benjamin (1980)
Women are almost non-existent within war films. Here are the top films that featured prominent, strong, female characters in a combat environment.

Courage Under Fire
Women are almost non-existent within war films. Here are the top films that featured prominent, strong, female characters in a combat environment.

Why is Every War Movie About the Second World War?
Have you ever noticed that a large majority of war films are about the second World War? And that the Korean War has almost no war films? We recently surveyed 200 films to discover the distribution of war films by conflict.

Edge of Tomorrow
'Edge of Tomorrow' is one of the best sci-fi war films in a long time. A thrilling, action-packed film that makes the most of its fun time loop premises.

No End in Sight
The definitive documentary on the dysfunctional execution of the Iraq war, this film provides a prestigious schedule of interview participants, all of whom collectively make the case that every wrong decision that could be made, was made.

Cold Mountain
Review of 'Cold Mountain,' one of the great overlooked war movies, and one of the few recent films about the Civil War.

Control Room
Where does objective journalism end and opinionated journalism begin? Where does opinionated journalism end and propaganda begin? How does the same event play differently in the Arab world? These are the questions at the heart of 'Control Room,' a documentary that goes inside Al Jazeera, the Arab news network.

Iraq for Sale: War Profiteers
In Iraq, the U.S. government relied heavily on private contractors to fight the war. Unfortunately, these contractors engaged in deceit, fraud, and widespread abuse.

Hurt Locker (2008)
The Best and Worst War Movies About PTSD.

Deer Hunter
The Best and Worst War Movies About PTSD.

Coming Home
The Best and Worst War Movies About PTSD.

First Blood
The Best and Worst War Movies About PTSD.

Jackknife
The Best and Worst War Movies About PTSD.

Born on the 4th of July
The Best and Worst War Movies About PTSD.

The Best Years of Our Lives (1946)
The Best and Worst War Movies About PTSD.

Twelve O'Clock High (1949)
The Best and Worst War Movies About PTSD.

In-Country
The Best and Worst War Movies About PTSD.

The Best and Worst Court Room Legal Thriller War Movies
The best and worst military legal battles: War crime prosecutions, AWOL soldiers, and Jack Nicholson bellowing,

The Top Ten World War II Movies of All Time
These are the ten best World War II films of all time.

First Blood
'First Blood,' the first in the Rambo franchise, is still the best, as Rambo takes on a brutal Sheriff in the Pacific Northwest. Essentially, though this is a film about a Green Beret struggling with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD).

The Top 10 British War Movies
From our allies across the pond, here's the ten best British war movies of all time.

The Top Suicide Missions in War Films
Suicide missions are no fun of anyone. Here's the top list of war movies where the soldiers were sent, not just on an intense commando raid with a high risk of failure, but were virtually assured death, facing odds they could never hope to defeat.

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Fallen Action Stars: Nic Cage
When you add up the profit / loss of all of Nic Cage's films - he collectively grosses negative one billion dollars. Here's the story of Nic Cage and his travesty which is his film choices.

The Best and Worst of Navy SEAL War Movies
Navy SEALs are the pre-eminent American commandos and have repeatedly saved the day on the silver screen (just as in real life!), but some of their appearances are pretty awful. Here are the best and the worst war movies featuring Navy SEALs!

Coming Soon to a Cinema Near You
'Rome Sweet Rome' is the story of a Marine Expeditionary Unit that travels back in time from modern-day Kabul, Afghanistan, and ends up in 25 B.C. taking on an entire Roman legion of 300,000 men. It's currently scheduled for production by Warner Brothers. Is this the silliest or the most awesome idea for a war film ever conceived of?

Top 10 Most Daring Action Scenes of All Time
Action films are made by their action scenes. Here are the top ten most impressive action sequences of all time.

Fallen Action Stars: Arnold Schwarzenegger
Arnold Schwarzenegger used to be one of Hollywood's biggest stars. Then he became the Governor of California and got old. Can he reclaim his throne as king of the action films? Or is it too late?

The Patriotic Era (1950 - 1978)
A Century of War Films: Defining the different periods of war films throughout the history of cinema.

The War on Terror Part 2
A Century of War Films: Defining the different periods of war films throughout the history of cinema.

The Reagan Era (1982 - 1993)
A Century of War Films: Defining the different periods of war films throughout the history of cinema.

The War on Terror (2001 - Present)
A Century of War Films: Defining the different periods of war films throughout the history of cinema.

The War on Terror Era (2001 - Present)
A Century of War Films: Defining the different periods of war films throughout the history of cinema.

The Patriotic Era (1950 - 1978)
A Century of War Films: Defining the different periods of war films throughout the history of cinema.

The Vietnam Era (1978 - 1993)
A Century of War Films: Defining the different periods of war films throughout the history of cinema.

The Vietnam Era (1978 - 1993)
A Century of War Films: Defining the different periods of war films throughout the history of cinema.

The Reagan Era (1982 - 1993)
A Century of War Films: Defining the different periods of war films throughout the history of cinema.

The Reagan Era (1982 - 1993)
A Century of War Films: Defining the different periods of war films throughout the history of cinema.

Transition
A Century of War Films: Defining the different periods of war films throughout the history of cinema.

World War II Revival (1993 - 2001)
A Century of War Films: Defining the different periods of war films throughout the history of cinema.

Are All War Movies Pro-War?
Are all war films pro-war? This article concludes that yes, almost all war films take a pro-war stance, even those that portend to be anti-war.

Winning Hearts and Minds by Killing Them
For many of our past wars, the military has described a policy of winning hearts and minds. But how do you do that when you're busy bombing the local population?

A New Era in War Films: The Feel Good War on Terror Movie
The success of 'American Sniper' and 'Lone Survivor' suggests that war films are finally turning away from cinema that critically examines the mistakes made in Iraq and Afghanistan, and is instead finally embracing a firmly patriotic, gung-ho, style of film focused on action and characters, not politics. Does this mark an entirely new era in war film history?

The Lying War Film
Both 'American Sniper' and 'Lone Survivor' have been criticized for fictionalizing large parts of their story. At what point do these lies begin to effect one's enjoyment of the film?

Reviews of GI Jane, Gladiator, and Blackhawk Down
Ridley Scott is one of the pre-eminent war movie directors. In this article, we review 'Gladiator,' 'G.I. Jane,' and 'Blackhawk Down.'

Tom Cruise's War Filmography
The filmography for Tom Cruise -- he's starred in nine war films. Can you name them?

Poor Attempts at Replicating the Terminator's Success
Everyone has heard of the Terminator franchise. But these weren't the only Hollywood films to feature killer cyborgs - for obvious reasons, some of these other films are much less popular.

Got Your Six


Is Lone Survivor Real or an Extreme Exaggeration?
Did the author exaggerate the size of the enemy forces in 'Lone Survivor?'

Which Films Does the Pentagon Financially Support?
If the Pentagon likes your script, it can be worth millions in taxpayer assistance. Find out which films received Pentagon support and which were told to find their own aircraft carrier.

Everything I Know About Iraq I Learned From the Movies
Iraq was a terrible war that gave us a lot of incredibly good documentaries that captured various components of what turned out to be a national catastrophe. In this article, I look at the best of these documentaries, and what they tell us as a collected body of work.

Ten Movies to Watch this American Holiday
For any Memorial Day, or 4th of July weekend, for any time you're feeling patriotic, here are ten of the most patriotic and/or American war films you could possibly hope to find.

When Politicians Appear in War Documentaries
Donald Rumsfeld was interviewed in

Coming Soon: Benghazi as Action Film
13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi is one of the most anticipated war films of all time. Is this a film that's just waiting for permission to begin printing money?

Action & War Movies
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Action & War Movies
Action & War Movies.

Fallen Action Stars: John Travolta
One of Hollywood's comeback stories again falls into disrepute, with his latest film opening straight to video on demand: The box office fall of John Travolta.

Action & War Movies
Action & War Movies.

Action & War Movies
Action & War Movies.

Action & War Movies
Action & War Movies.

Top Israeli and Palestinian War Films
The top documentaries about the Israeli and Palestinian conflict.

The Most Disturbing War Documentaries of All Time
The most disturbing war documentaries of all time.

Left by the Ship
The most disturbing war documentaries of all time.

Standard Operating Procedure
The most disturbing war documentaries of all time.

The Kill Team
The most disturbing war documentaries of all time.

Africa: Blood and Guts
The most disturbing war documentaries of all time.

My Lai
The most disturbing war documentaries of all time.

The Invisible War
The most disturbing war documentaries of all time.

Hearts and Minds (1974)
The most disturbing war documentaries of all time.

Winter Soldier (1972)
The most disturbing war documentaries of all time.

The Act of Killing (2014)
The most disturbing war documentaries of all time.

The Top 5 War Filmmakers
These are the top five war filmmakers. Want to guess who earns the number one spot and how many war films they've made?

The Top 10 Vietnam Documentaries
From documentaries about the My Lai massacre, to hushed up war crimes, to the final evacuation of Saigon, these are the top ten documentaries about the Vietnam war.

Action & War Movies
Action & War Movies.

Action & War Movies
Action & War Movies.

War Veterans Favorite War Films
By extensive polling, these are the all-time favorite war films of military veterans.

Action & War Movies
Action & War Movies.

Action & War Movies
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Action & War Movies
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Action & War Movies
Action & War Movies.

War Veterans Favorite War Films
By extensive polling, asking Navy, Air Force, Marine, and Army veterans, both young and old, these are their favorite all-time war films.

The Imitation Game
'The Imitation Game' is a thrilling, deliberate, and fully satisfying story of Alan Turing and how he broke the German's Enigma code, an action which helped secure an Allied victory in the second World War.

Gatekeepers, The
'The Gatekeepers' is a compelling documentary that will challenge your most basic moral assumptions regarding the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.

German Doctor, The
'The German Doctor' is a fascinating suggested history of the Nazi war criminal Mengele and how he might have existed during his years on the run in Argentina after the war.

The Fog of War
One of the all-time best war documentaries ever made: Robert McNamara, one of the architects of the Vietnam War goes on film to admit,

The The Act of Killing
One of the most bizarre documentaries you'll ever watch. The film follows Indonesian murderers from the Communist purge of the 1960s in Indonesia re-creating the torture and murder of their many victims on-screen, as they joke and glorify their horrific actions.

The Green Prince
A smashing documentary telling the unlikely but true story of a Shin Bet handler and the Hamas leader he recruits as an Israeli spy; a story of an unusual friendship.

Hooligans at War
Tyler Elliott had never made a documentary before. But when his best friend shipped off to Afghanistan, without any sponsors, funding, and never having made a documentary before, Tyler decided to travel to Afghanistan and make a film about the war. The result is 'Hooligans at War.'

The Americans (2013 - Present)
The Cold War is America's longest and most expensive war. Here are the best and worst war movies about that historic conflict.

Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1956)
The Cold War is America's longest and most expensive war. Here are the best and worst war movies about that historic conflict.

Hunt for Red October
The Cold War is America's longest and most expensive war. Here are the best and worst war movies about that historic conflict.

Thirteen Days (2000)
The Cold War is America's longest and most expensive war. Here are the best and worst war movies about that historic conflict.

Good Night and Good Luck
The Cold War is America's longest and most expensive war. Here are the best and worst war movies about that historic conflict.

Dr. Stangelove
The Cold War is America's longest and most expensive war. Here are the best and worst war movies about that historic conflict.

The Manchurian Candidate
The Cold War is America's longest and most expensive war. Here are the best and worst war movies about that historic conflict.

War Games
The Cold War is America's longest and most expensive war. Here are the best and worst war movies about that historic conflict.

Red Dawn
The Cold War is America's longest and most expensive war. Here are the best and worst war movies about that historic conflict.

The Falcon and the Snowman
The Cold War is America's longest and most expensive war. Here are the best and worst war movies about that historic conflict.

Spies Like Us
The Cold War is America's longest and most expensive war. Here are the best and worst war movies about that historic conflict.

Fat Man and Little Boy
The Cold War is America's longest and most expensive war. Here are the best and worst war movies about that historic conflict.

When the Wind Blows (1986)
The Cold War is America's longest and most expensive war. Here are the best and worst war movies about that historic conflict.

The Lives of Others
The Cold War is America's longest and most expensive war. Here are the best and worst war movies about that historic conflict.

Glory
African-Americans were excluded from the Armed Forces for far too long. Here are the best and worst war movies dealing with the African-American experience.

Tuskegee Airmen (1995)
African-Americans were excluded from the Armed Forces for far too long. Here are the best and worst war movies dealing with the African-American experience.

Men of Honor (2000)
African-Americans were excluded from the Armed Forces for far too long. Here are the best and worst war movies dealing with the African-American experience.

Antwone Fisher (2002)
African-Americans were excluded from the Armed Forces for far too long. Here are the best and worst war movies dealing with the African-American experience.

Hart's War (2002)
African-Americans were excluded from the Armed Forces for far too long. Here are the best and worst war movies dealing with the African-American experience.

Miracle at St. Annes
African-Americans were excluded from the Armed Forces for far too long. Here are the best and worst war movies dealing with the African-American experience.

Red Tails
African-Americans were excluded from the Armed Forces for far too long. Here are the best and worst war movies dealing with the African-American experience.

Top War Films That Hollywood Shelved
War films that Hollywood started, planned to make, and then decided to shelve.

Films That Made Me Want to Join the Infantry
Some movies you just watch and then the experience is over and that's the end of it. Other films you watch and you end up in the recruiter's office a short time later signing up for the infantry.

War Movie Psychopaths!
Psychopaths have long infiltrated armies and militaries. Here are the top psychopaths that have had starring roles in American war cinema.