10 Best Film Wars

Saturday, March 12 by Andrea Miller

Do you want to check out the 10 best war films? These acclaimed movies are the perfect combinations of action, adventure, and history. Read on for the list of the 10 best wars in film:

  1.  "Schindler's List" (1993) This war film, which focuses on the persecution of the Jews by the Nazis during World War II, is widely acclaimed. It won an astonishing seven Academy Awards, including Oscars for Best Picture, Best Director, and Best Screenplay.
  2.  "Casablanca" (1942) One of the most renowned films of all time, this war movie is a romance set in Africa during the beginning of World War II. It won Oscars for Best Picture, Best Director, and Best Screenplay, and was nominated for five other Academy Awards.
  3. "Apocalypse Now" (1979) Francis Ford Coppola directed this classic film set during the Vietnam War, featuring Martin Sheen, Robert Duvall and Marlon Brando. The movie won Academy Awards for Best Cinematography and Best Sound, and was nominated for six additional Oscars including Best Picture.
  4. "Paths of Glory" (1957) This Stanley Kubrick-directed war film stars Kirk Douglas as one of a group of World War I soldiers who defy the orders of their superiors. The movie was nominated for a BAFTA Film Award and is preserved in the National Film Registry.
  5. "Lawrence of Arabia" (1962) This war film is a biography of a powerful British military figure and his service in Cairo during World War I. The film won seven Academy Awards, including Best Picture and Best Director.
  6. "Saving Private Ryan" (1998) This iconic war film, directed by Steven Spielberg, is the story of the mission to rescue a soldier whose thre brothers were all killed while serving the U.S. Army during World War II. The movie won five Oscars, including Best Director, and was nominated for five more, including Best Picture.
  7. "The Pianist" (2002) Adrien Brody stars as a Jewish musician struggling to survive at Warsaw during World War II. The movie won Oscars for Best Director, Best Screenplay and Best Actor and was nominated for four more Academy Awards, including Best Picture.
  8. "Das Boot" (1981) This war film focuses on the hellish conditions of a German U-boat during World War II. The movie was nominated for six Academy Awards, including Best Director and Best Screenplay.
  9. "Life is Beautiful" (1997) This Italian movie stars Roberto Benigni as a man whose humorous personality helps him to survive a Nazi death camp. The movie won Oscars for Best Actor, Best Foreign Language Film, and Best Song.
  10. "The Bridge on the River Kwai" (1957) This war film is the tale of a British war colonel supervising his men building a bridge during World War II. The movie won seven Academy Awards, including Best Picture, Best Actor, Best Director, and Best Screenplay.