What are the best World War 2 movies to watch online?

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    #1Life Is Beautiful

    Life Is Beautiful

    Life Is Beautiful is an Italian comedic and dramatic motion picture that stars Roberto Benigni, Nicoletta Braschi, and Giorgio Cantarini. It was directed and written by Roberto Benigni and premiered on December 20, 1997, in Italy.

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    Carol Henry
    Written on November 21, 2018
    "This movie made me cry buckets of tears, especially the ending. I agree this is one of the best movies about WWII. "
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    #2The Boy in the Striped Pajamas

    The Boy in the Striped Pajamas

    The Boy in the Striped Pajamas is a movie directed by Mark Herman. It was released in 2008 and features Asa Butterfield and Jack Scanlon in the lead roles as two boys who become friends at a concentration camp.

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    Beverly Ross
    Written on November 21, 2018
    "this movie broke my heart. it's emotionally torturing to watch. but it should be watched so we open our eyes to the evils experienced by jews during ww2. "
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    #3Saving Private Ryan

    Saving Private Ryan

    Saving Private Ryan is a war and drama movie directed by Steven Spielberg which follows the story of the rescue of Private Ryan, the only survivor of a family by a commando of American soldiers that infiltrates in Nazi territory.

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    Frank Phillips
    Written on November 21, 2018
    "Best war movie ever!!!!! "
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    #4The Pianist

    The Pianist

    The Pianist is a dramatic biography music movie that stars  Adrien Brody, Thomas Kretschmann, and Frank Finlay. It was directed by Roman Polanski and written for the screen by Ronald Harwood. The film was based on Wladyslaw Szpilman's book.

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    Yan Fu
    Written on November 21, 2018
    "Amazing film but will leave you to depress. Scenes are unforgettable. The horrors of the Holocaust are heart-wrenching. "
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    #5Schindler's List

    Schindler's List

    Schindler's List, a work of Steven Spielberg, is about the story of Oskar Schindler, a German industrialist that puts his life and his family's lives at risk by helping 1,100 Jews survive the extermination camps.

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    Wei Lai
    Written on November 21, 2018
    "This film really showed how horrible nazis are. its hard to watched movies like this. the scenes lingered in my mind, painful to wtach jews being tortured. "
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    #6Atonement

    Atonement

    Atonement is a romantic mystery drama film directed by Joe Wright released in 2008, which stars Keira Knightley, James McAvoy, and Saoirse Ronan. This is based on the 2001 novel of the same name written by Ian McEwan. 

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    Yolanda García
    Written on November 21, 2018
    "Touches you deeply. A must-watch. "
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    #7Letters From Iwo Jima

    Letters From Iwo Jima

    Letters From Iwo Jima is a historical war, and drama movie directed by Clint Eastwood. Released on February 2, 2007, this tells the story of the battle of Iwo Jima from the Japanese point of view.

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    Ao Shi
    Written on November 21, 2018
    "I watched this movie twice the first week it was shown. I've watched Flags of our Fathers and I must say 'Letters" is better. "
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    #8The Longest Day

    The Longest Day

    The Longest Day is a 1962 production based on the book by Cornelius Ryan. The film was directed by Ken Annakin and Andrew Marton, and it stars John Wayne, Robert Mitchum, Sean Connery, Richard Burton, Henry Fonda, and more. 

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    Edward Freeman
    Written on November 21, 2018
    "A very good movie. I watched it during college as part of our movie review project. It's a masterpiece. "
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    #9Das Boot

    Das Boot
    Das Boot, directed by the German filmmaker Wolfgang Petersen is the story of a U-boat crew from the days before they will be sent to duty to their participation in the Battle of the Atlantic. The movie shows war from the perspective of the German soldiers and shows life in the narrow space of a war submarine.
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    Ankita Kapur
    Written on November 21, 2018
    "one of the greatest movie about world war 2 based on real events. "
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    #10Casablanca

    Casablanca

    Casablanca is a 1943 American romantic drama film set during World War II in the Vichy-controlled Moroccan city of Casablanca. The film was directed by Michael Curtiz and starred Humphrey Bogart and Ingrid Bergman.

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    Ignacio Tovar
    Written on November 21, 2018
    "Classic!!! The movie was masterfully done. 5/5"
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    #11The Bridge on the River Kwai

    The Bridge on the River Kwai
    The Bridge on the River Kwai apart from its iconic whistling melody is a classic war movie about a group of British POWS that are forced by the Japanese to build a bridge over the river Kwai to allow their troops to move. 
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    Barbara Williamson
    Written on November 21, 2018
    "For WWII enthusiasts, this is a great watch. Finest one I've seen so far. "
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    #12The Thin Red Line

    The Thin Red Line

    The Thin Red Line is a 1998 drama and war film that was written and directed by Terrence Malik. It was an adaptation of James Jones' autobiographical 1962 novel. It stars Jim Caviezel, Sean Penn, Nick Nolte, and more. 

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    Larry Sims
    Written on November 21, 2018
    "all-time best! very honest portrayal. "
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    #13The Dirty Dozen

    The Dirty Dozen

    The Dirty Dozen is an American war film released on 1967. It was directed by Robert Aldrich and stars Lee Marvin. It was filmed in the United Kingdom and features supporting casts including Ernest Borgnine and Charles Bronson.

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    He Shen
    Written on November 21, 2018
    "This movie is amusing. This war film has been beautifully executed. "
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    #14Patton

    Patton

    Directed by Franklin J. Schaffner, Patton is a biography, drama, and war movie about the famous general. Released on April 2, 1970, the movie shows the life and actions of this charismatic general feared by the Nazis during World War II.

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    Aarav Balasubramanium
    Written on November 21, 2018
    "Brilliant!!! Don't miss it. "
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    #15From Here to Eternity

    From Here to Eternity

    Fred Zinnemann directs Burt Lancaster, Montgomery Clift, Deborah Kerr and Frank Sinatra in this classic war movie that explains the story of the soldiers in Hawai in the moments previous to Pearl Harbor attack. The film was released on August 28, 1953. 

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    Ángel Saucedo
    Written on November 21, 2018
    "this movie provides a realistic look of the war. cast were all good. "
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    #16Inglourious Basterds

    Inglourious Basterds

    Inglourious Basterds is an American dramatic war motion picture starring Brad Pitt, Diane Kruger, and Eli Roth. It was written and directed by Quentin Tarantino and premiered on May 20, 2009, in the Cannes Film Festival.

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    Zhao Huang
    Written on November 21, 2018
    "There are lots of boring conversation in this movie. But the depiction of the german brutality is on point. "

Summary

Best What are the best World War 2 movies to watch online
RankSolutionsTypeVotesPrice
1Life Is BeautifulMovies 16 Paid
2The Boy in the Striped PajamasMovies 15 Paid
3Saving Private RyanMovies 9 Paid
4The PianistMovies 4 Paid
5Schindler's ListMovies 4 Paid
6AtonementMovies 4 Paid
7Letters From Iwo JimaMovies 3 Paid
8The Longest DayMovies 3 Paid
9Das BootMovies 3 Paid
10CasablancaMovies 2 Paid
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