Most Popular War Propaganda Movies and TV Shows
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1. Captain America: The First Avenger (2011)
PG-13 | 124 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Steve Rogers, a rejected military soldier transforms into Captain America after taking a dose of a "Super-Soldier serum". But being Captain America comes at a price as he attempts to take down a war monger and a terrorist organization.
Votes: 678,863 | Gross: $176.65M
2. A Good Day to Die Hard (2013)
R | 98 min | Action, Thriller
John McClane travels to Russia to help out his seemingly wayward son, Jack, only to discover that Jack is a CIA operative working undercover, causing the father and son to team up against underworld forces.
Votes: 189,646 | Gross: $67.35M
4. The Iron Lady (2011)
PG-13 | 105 min | Biography, Drama
An elderly Margaret Thatcher talks to the imagined presence of her recently deceased husband as she struggles to come to terms with his death while scenes from her past life, from girlhood to British prime minister, intervene.
Votes: 96,958 | Gross: $30.02M
5. Heartbreak Ridge (1986)
R | 130 min | Drama, War
A hard-nosed, hard-living Marine gunnery sergeant clashes with his superiors and his ex-wife as he takes command of a spoiled recon platoon with a bad attitude.
Votes: 36,585 | Gross: $42.72M
7. The Green Berets (1968)
G | 142 min | Drama, War
Col. Mike Kirby picks two teams of crack Green Berets for a mission in South Vietnam. First off is to build and control a camp that is trying to be taken by the enemy the second mission is to kidnap a North Vietnamese General.
Votes: 11,371 | Gross: $21.71M
PG-13 | 107 min | Documentary, Biography, History
Votes: 21,868 | Gross: $4.20M
10. Come What May (2015)
R | 114 min | Drama, War
In may 1940, the German troops enter France. Frightened by the progress of the enemy, the people of a small village of Pas-de-Calais decide on the recommendations of the prefecture, to give... See full summary »
Votes: 797 | Gross: $0.03M
11. Bataan (1943)
Approved | 114 min | War
In 1942, in the Bataan peninsula of the Philippines, a ragtag American unit commanded by Sergeant Bill Dane attempts to blow-up a bridge in order to slow the Japanese advance.
13. Why We Fight (2005)
PG-13 | 98 min | Documentary, History, War
Is American foreign policy dominated by the idea of military supremacy? Has the military become too important in American life? Jarecki's shrewd and intelligent polemic would seem to give an affirmative answer to each of these questions.
Votes: 9,574 | Gross: $1.44M
14. Retreat, Hell! (1952)
Approved | 95 min | Drama, War
The saga of a battalion of U.S. Marines during the Korean War, starting with their training, landing at Inchon in 1950, advance into North Korea and their subsequent retreat back to the 38th parallel.
15. Mission to Moscow (1943)
Approved | 124 min | Drama, History, War
Ambassador Joseph Davies is sent by FDR to Russia to learn about the Soviet system and returns to America as an advocate of Stalinism.
16. The Fighting Lady (1944)
Approved | 61 min | Documentary, History, War
The film follows the WWII exploits of the Essex-class aircraft carrier USS Yorktown (CV-10) (unidentified in the film), in its first major operations following its commissioning in 1943. ... See full summary »
17. The Fighting Rats of Tobruk (1944)
68 min | Action, War, Drama
Tells the story of three men--Bluey, a tough two fisted drover (Taylor), Milo, a laconic dingo trapper (Rafferty), and Pete, an intellectual English "new chum" (Finch). Together they serve ... See full summary »
Not Rated | 91 min | Documentary
A look at the life and work of American journalist, I.F. Stone, who leads a one-man crusade against government deception.
19. Commandos Strike at Dawn (1942)
Approved | 98 min | Drama, History, War
A gentle widower, enraged at Nazi atrocities against his peaceful Norwegian fishing village, escapes to Britain and returns leading a commando force against the oppressors.
Votes: 605 | Gross: $1.30M
20. Know Your Enemy - Japan (1945)
Not Rated | 63 min | Documentary, History, War
A comprehensive look at the war in the Pacific during World War II. Shot as a propaganda film by acclaimed Hollywood director Frank Capra
21. Air Raid Wardens (1943)
Passed | 67 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy
Two bumblers, failures as businessmen and air raid wardens, stumble across a nest of Nazi saboteurs bent on blowing up the local magnesium plant.
22. Aventure malgache (1944)
Not Rated | 32 min | Short, War
While preparing backstage, an actor tells his castmates about an adventure he had during World War II in the Axis-controlled French colony of Madagascar working for the Resistance and clashing with the collaborationist local police chief.
23. Thunder Birds: Soldiers of the Air (1942)
Approved | 78 min | Drama, Romance, War
A veteran American flyer trains new recruits, including the acrophobic son of his dead war buddy. Complications arise when the younger man falls in love with his mentor's girl.
24. The Occupation of the American Mind (2016 Video)
82 min | Documentary
Israel's ongoing military occupation of Palestinian territory and repeated invasions of the Gaza strip have triggered a fierce backlash against Israeli policies virtually everywhere in the ... See full summary »
26. The Panama Deception (1992)
91 min | Documentary, History, War
A film about the true reasons for the 1989 US invasion of Panama and big media complicity in these activities.
Votes: 962 | Gross: $0.31M
27. Nazi Titanic (2012 TV Movie)
TV-14 | 120 min | Documentary, History, War
Nazi Titanic is the amazing and unknown story of one of the most bizarre chapters of WWII. In the middle of the war, Nazi propaganda minister Joseph Goebbels, who was fascinated by the ... See full summary »
28. Tonight We Raid Calais (1943)
Passed | 70 min | Action, Drama, Romance
British Intellengence dispatches Commando Geoffrey Carter on a one-man raid to destroy a munitions plant that manufactures bombs in Nazi-occupied France. He enlists the aid of a patriotic ... See full summary »
29. Stukas (1941)
101 min | Drama, War
This Nazi propaganda film details the exploits of a group of German Luftwaffe pilots flying Stukas--fighter-bombers--in the Battle of France in the early days of World War II.
30. Divide and Conquer (1943)
Not Rated | 57 min | Documentary, History, War
The World War II US Government account of the European theatre of the war from after the English and French entry to the fall of France.
31. Desert Victory (1943)
62 min | Documentary, War
The Allied campaign to drive Germany and Italy from North Africa is analysed, with the major portion of the film examining the battles at El Alamein, including a re-enactment.
32. Atlantic Convoy (1942)
Approved | 66 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
American naval forces are using a port in Iceland as a base for anti-submarine patrols to protect North Atlantic convoys from German subs. The Germans send undercover agents into the port ... See full summary »
34. Al-asfour (1972)
105 min | Drama
Set shortly before and during the Six Day War in June of 1967, The Sparrow follows a young police officer stationed in a small village in Upper Egypt whose inhabitants suffer from the harassment of a corrupt businessman.
37. Not Just a Game (2010 Video)
62 min | Documentary, History, Sport
This critique of U.S. sports culture shows how 20th-century sports has consistently reflected the hegemonic political discourse of the day, specifically, elite narratives about nationalism, war, gender, race, homosexuality and capitalism.
Not Rated | 90 min | Documentary, Biography
The profile of controversial journalist George Seldes and a piercing examination of America's news media. Narrated by Susan Sarandon, with readings of writings by Ed Asner, this Academy ... See full summary »
39. The Kaiser, the Beast of Berlin (1918)
70 min | Drama, History, War
A propagandistic view of the First World War, showing the political greed of the German Kaiser Wilhelm, the resistance of some of his own soldiers, and fanciful prediction of the nature of ... See full summary »
40. David Cole Interviews Dr. Franciszek Piper (1992)
Not Rated | 62 min | Documentary, History
Video documentary by Holocaust-denier David Cole made in support of the discredited claim that the Auschwitz concentration camp in Poland was actually built after the war for propaganda purposes.
41. This England (1941)
Approved | 84 min | Drama, History, Romance
This British- National-Anglo American production reinforces the theme that whoever assails the land of Britain only succeeds in uniting and cementing the landowner, the peasantry and the ... See full summary »
43. Great Raids of World War II (2006 Video)
139 min | Documentary, History, War
Showcases a series of daring raid made by various sections of the British military during World War II. The raids highlighted are "Stopping Hitler's A-Bomb", "Prison Busters", Radar Beam ... See full summary »
44. Attack in the Pacific (1944)
Not Rated | 52 min | Documentary, History, War
Crusade in the Pacific is a video series that documents the fighting between the United States and Imperial Japan during and immediately after World War II.
46. The Crew of the Dora (1943)
91 min | Drama, History, War
Depicts a love triangle involving two Luftwaffe pilots being overcome by their participation in battle together. While on leave one of the pilots inspires a girl with hopes of settling in the east, a dream that no longer appeared possible.
48. Feuertaufe (1940)
90 min | Documentary
Poland was the first victim of Hitler's infamous blitzkrieg. Combat cameramen filmed the aerial campaign, showing preparations for flight, massive air strikes, and the appalling devastation... See full summary »