Best war films to watch


People who are interested in learning more about history or enjoy war films, this is definitely for you people. War films focus more on cinematography to make it look more real and for the audience to connect more. Here are a few suggestions of war films that one must watch.

1. Apocalypse Now

The film directed by Francis Ford Coppola (The Godfather) This 1979 classic film, is a dark, ambiguous reflection on the insanity inflicted by the Vietnam War. This film has a great storyline and is one of the best films ever made.

2. Saving Private Ryan

The film is set in World War II during the Normandy invasion, Captain John Miller played by Tom Hanks (Forrest Gump) is assigned the task of searching for Private James Ryan, whose three brothers have already been killed in the war. An emotional film directed by remarkable director Steven Spielberg. Apart from great cinematography in the film, I loved the war sequences in this film more than any other film.

3. Dunkirk

Dunkirk directed by everyone’s favorite Christopher Nolan was Oscar-nominated. This film is also set in World War II when soldiers from the British Empire, Belgium, and France try to evacuate from the town of Dunkirk during a challenging battle with German forces. The interesting fact is that this film is based on a sea war and that’s what makes it more fascinating to watch.

4. 1917

Last year released film 1917 directed by Sam Mendes is famous for its incredible transitions throughout the film. The film is set in World War I, where two British soldiers receive impossible orders. In order to save 1,600 of their fellow comrades in a limited time, they must cross over into enemy territory. This film is very indulging in terms of grabbing the audience attention throughout.


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