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Pan's Labyrinth(2006)

Combined Rating:
95
Combined Critics Rating: 93

In the falangist Spain of 1944, the bookish young stepdaughter of a sadistic army officer escapes into an eerie but captivating fantasy world.



1917(2019)

Combined Rating:
91
Combined Critics Rating: 88

April 6th, 1917. As a regiment assembles to wage war deep in enemy territory, two soldiers are assigned to race against time and deliver a message that will stop 1,600 men from walking straight into a deadly trap.



Letters from Iwo Jima(2006)

Combined Rating:
90
Combined Critics Rating: 87

The story of the battle of Iwo Jima between the United States and Imperial Japan during World War II, as told from the perspective of the Japanese who fought it.



Saving Private Ryan(1998)

Combined Rating:
89
Combined Critics Rating: 83

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.



Inglourious Basterds(2009)

Combined Rating:
87
Combined Critics Rating: 81

In Nazi-occupied France during World War II, a plan to assassinate Nazi leaders by a group of Jewish U.S. soldiers coincides with a theatre owner's vengeful plans for the same.



Da 5 Bloods(2020)

Combined Rating:
87
Combined Critics Rating: 87

Four African-American vets battle the forces of man and nature when they return to Vietnam seeking the remains of their fallen squad leader and the gold fortune he helped them hide.



Flags of Our Fathers(2006)

Combined Rating:
86
Combined Critics Rating: 82

The life stories of the six men who raised the flag at the Battle of Iwo Jima, a turning point in World War II.



War Horse(2011)

Combined Rating:
85
Combined Critics Rating: 80

Young Albert enlists to serve in World War I after his beloved horse is sold to the cavalry. Albert's hopeful journey takes him out of England and to the front lines as the war rages on.



Apocalypse Now(1979)

Combined Rating:
85
Combined Critics Rating: 78

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.



Black Hawk Down(2001)

Combined Rating:
84
Combined Critics Rating: 78

160 elite U.S. soldiers drop into Somalia to capture two top lieutenants of a renegade warlord and find themselves in a desperate battle with a large force of heavily-armed Somalis.



Jojo Rabbit(2019)

Combined Rating:
84
Combined Critics Rating: 77

A young boy in Hitler's army finds out his mother is hiding a Jewish girl in their home.



Eye in the Sky(2015)

Combined Rating:
83
Combined Critics Rating: 80

Col. Katherine Powell, a military officer in command of an operation to capture terrorists in Kenya, sees her mission escalate when a girl enters the kill zone triggering an international dispute over the implications of modern warfare.



Incendies(2010)

Combined Rating:
82
Combined Critics Rating: 77

Twins journey to the Middle East to discover their family history, and fulfill their mother's last wishes.



Platoon(1986)

Combined Rating:
82
Combined Critics Rating: 74

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



The English Patient(1996)

Combined Rating:
82
Combined Critics Rating: 76

At the close of WWII, a young nurse tends to a badly-burned plane crash victim. His past is shown in flashbacks, revealing an involvement in a fateful love affair.



Macbeth(2015)

Combined Rating:
81
Combined Critics Rating: 78

Macbeth, the Thane of Glamis, receives a prophecy from a trio of witches that one day he will become King of Scotland. Consumed by ambition and spurred to action by his wife, Macbeth murders his king and takes the throne for himself.



Beasts of No Nation(2015)

Combined Rating:
81
Combined Critics Rating: 78

A drama based on the experiences of Agu, a child soldier fighting in the civil war of an unnamed African country.



The Wind That Shakes the Barley(2006)

Combined Rating:
80
Combined Critics Rating: 77

Against the backdrop of the Irish War of Independence, two brothers fight a guerrilla war against British forces.



The Messenger(2009)

Combined Rating:
80
Combined Critics Rating: 79

An American soldier struggles with an ethical dilemma when he becomes involved with a widow of a fallen officer.



The Deer Hunter(1978)

Combined Rating:
80
Combined Critics Rating: 71

An in-depth examination of the ways in which the U.S. Vietnam War impacts and disrupts the lives of people in a small industrial town in Pennsylvania.




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