‘Hacksaw Ridge’ is quite different from most of the war movies. In essence, it is actually an anti-war movie. The film tells the true story of Desmond Doss, an army medic who refused to even touch a gun. In the midst of all the blood spilling and carnage, he poses as a symbol of peace and a bringer of hope by saving countless disabled teammates and even soldiers from the enemy front. The portrayal of war in the film is so real and horrific, it will compel one to re-think the whole purpose of war.
When it released in 2017, ‘Hacksaw Ridge’ gained universal acclaim both from the audiences and critics. For those who love the message of the film, here’s the list of movies similar to Hacksaw Ridge that are our recommendations. You can watch some of these movies like Hacksaw Ridge on Netflix, Hulu, or Amazon Prime.
10. The Pianist (2003)
It follows the story of an acclaimed Polish musician Wladyslaw who faces problems from all sides as he loses contact with his family during the Second World War. He struggles for survival as he hides in the ruins of Warsaw. The Director Roman Polanski does everything to make you feel for the protagonist. The lead character played by Adrien Brody is quite likable, there is no melodrama to this movie, but it is the sheer simplicity which drives the movie. Hence, ‘The Pianist’ is a true work of art.
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9. Dunkirk (2017)