War brings with it many things; pain, anger, anguish, separation being one of those. While wars are usually associated with winners, but when you think about the net gain, it’s always a loss. Everyone had a story to tell from the world wars but not necessarily every story had war in it. Somewhere it was a love story dying within the war and sometimes it was the painful letter of a soldier writing but unable to send it home. Going back to the history to curate a list of the greatest stories ever told during the times of war, opened few scars for us but for most of the time, it was those stories which emphatically celebrated the feeling that made us what we actually were: Humans. Here is the list of 20 best war movies of all time. You might be able to find some of the below good war movies on Netflix.
20. Jarhead (2005)
Directed by Sam Mendes, Jarhead is based on the Anthony Swofford’s eponymous memoir. The film depicts an U.S Army Sniper’s struggle during Gulf War. His obsession to get his first kill, causes him a greater amount of psychological damage and eventually he becomes a victim of boredom and depression. The movie does not contain much graphic images or on-screen combat scenes as it focuses more on the psychological stress a soldier faces during a war.
19. Atonement (2007)