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List of War Film Films and Movies : Vote for your favorites.

List of War Film Films and Movies   : Vote for your favorites.

War film is a film genre concerned with warfare, typically about naval, air, or land battles, with combat scenes central to the drama. It has been strongly associated with the 20th century. The fateful nature of battle scenes means that war films often end with them. Themes explored include combat, survival and escape, sacrifice, the futility and inhumanity of battle, the effects of war on society, and the moral and human issues raised by war. War films are often categorized by their milieu, such as the Korean War; the most popular subject is the Second World War. The stories told may be fiction, historical drama, or biographical. Critics have noted similarities between the Western and the war film.

Nations such as China, Indonesia, Japan, and Russia have their own traditions of war film, centred on their own revolutionary wars but taking varied forms, from action and historical drama to wartime romance.

Subgenres, not necessarily distinct, include anti-war, comedy, animated, propaganda, and documentary. There are similarly subgenres of the war film in specific theatres such as the western desert (North Africa), the Pacific in the Second World War, or Vietnam; and films set in specific domains of war, such as the infantry, the air, at sea, in submarines, or at prisoner of war camps.

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  1. 6
    Platoon
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  2. 11
    Canal
    2047
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  3. 18
    Patton
    1766
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  4. 19
    Rogue One
    1688
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  5. 20
    Spartacus
    1680
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  6. 24
    MASH
    1613
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  7. 25
    Downfall
    1524
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  8. 26
    Wings
    1298
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  9. 28
    Cleopatra
    1253
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  10. 30
    Kagemusha
    1246
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  11. 31
    Lincoln
    1245
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  12. 33
    Atonement
    1239
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  13. 39
    Troy
    1089
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  14. 45
    300
    1028
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  15. 46
    Cavalcade
    985
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