If you are a movie buff, then you will be having many war time movies in your all-time favorite list. Wars, especially world wars, formed the crux of a lot of heart rendering movies.
Wars are the extreme form of conflicts and commotions and when it got transferred to movies, it became an inimitable experience equally among viewers with different interest levels.
Here is the interesting selection of top 10 World War 2 movies that you should not miss.
10. Das Boot (1981)
Das Boot is all about a German submarine patrol on Atlantic Ocean during World War II. The story revolves around the crew and their confinement. Even the captain of the ship finds it difficult to overcome the mental challenges.
9. A Bridge Too Far (1977)
The plot of the movie is set in 1944 when the Allied force is proving their dominance in European land war. The movie revolves around British and American troops’ attempt to enter enemy territory and the challenges faced by them.
8. Schindler’s List (1993)
Schindler’s List clearly captures the sad plight of Jews at the time of World War II through the perspective of a businessman Oskar Schindler. From a businessman who is trying to make a fortune from World War II, Schindler goes out of his way to save Jewish workers.
7. Inglorious Basterds (2009)
Inglorious Basterds has Germany’s occupation of France as its backdrop. An officer of the Allied force forms a team of Jewish soldiers to attack Nazis and to kill Hitler. This movie travels through their plans and their untiring effort to implement it even by sacrificing their lives.
6. The Bridge on the River Kwai (1957)
The Bridge on the River Kwai is a movie adaptation of Pierre Bouelle’s novel on prisoners of war in Burma who are compelled to build a bridge to facilitate war efforts of their Japanese captors.
5. The Pianist (2002)
The Pianist is based on the autobiography of a Polish Jewish pianist. The story revolves around the pianist, his separation from his family and his attempts to save his life at the beginning of World War II.
4. Pearl Harbor (2001)
The story of Pearl Harbor is woven around the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor during World War II with two pilots and a girlfriend playing the lead characters.
3. Stalingrad (1993)
Stalingrad illustrates the plight of German soldiers when their army was going through a major defeat in World War II.
2. Life Is Beautiful (1997)
This movie captures the after effects of World War II from the perspective of a Jewish-Italian waiter, his wife and little son.
1. Saving Private Ryan (1998)
Saving Private Ryan has a fantastic narration of how a Captain motivates his men and survives the brutalities of the war and succeeds in their mission.