Highest-Rated Movies about 'Military Base', Sort by Popularity


Hail the Conquering Hero (1944), Star Wars (1977), These Are the Damned (1962), Paths of Glory (1957), Apocalypse Now (1979), 13 rue Madeleine (1946), The Fog of War (2003), Platoon (1986) ... Let's take a look at the ranked list of the best Military Base movies.


Hail the Conquering Hero (1944)

Preston Sturges' satire about a sickly soldier discharged from duty and mistaken for a war hero when he returns home.

good guy, soldier, mother, girlfriend, mayor, playful, charming

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Star Wars (1977)

Luke Skywalker joins forces with a Jedi Knight, a cocky pilot, a Wookiee and two droids to save the galaxy from the Empire's world-destroying battle station, while also attempting to rescue Princess Leia from the mysterious Darth Vader.

princess, robot, mentor, hero, captain, villain, thrilling

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These Are the Damned (1962)

An American man (Macdonald Carey) and an Englishwoman (Shirley Anne Field) discover genetically engineered children who can survive a nuclear war.

american man, child, scientist, prisoner, captor, young woman, bleak

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Paths of Glory (1957)

After refusing to attack an enemy position, a general accuses the soldiers of cowardice and their commanding officer must defend them.

military officer, soldier, bleak, gutsy, passionate, france, battlefield

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Apocalypse Now (1979)

A U.S. Army officer serving in Vietnam is tasked with assassinating a renegade Special Forces Colonel who sees himself as a god.

soldier, lunatic, bleak, brooding, intense, disturbing, vietnam

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13 rue Madeleine (1946)

A U.S. spy chief (James Cagney) spots a double agent (Richard Conte) and tracks him to Gestapo headquarters in France.

military officer, secret agent, spy, soldier, tense, thrilling, paris

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The Fog of War (2003)

The story of America as seen through the eyes of the former Secretary of Defense under President John F. Kennedy and President Lyndon B. Johnson, Robert McNamara.

secretary of defense, president, viet cong, soldiers, vietnam vet, chilling, patriotic

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Platoon (1986)

A young soldier in Vietnam faces a moral crisis when confronted with the horrors of war and the duality of man.

soldier, military officer, villager, sergeant, dark, gritty, tense

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The Bridge on the River Kwai (1957)

British POWs build a railway bridge across the river Kwai for their Japanese captors, oblivious of the Allies' plans to destroy it.

soldier, captain, rival, prisoner of war, captor, gritty, military base

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The Bridges at Toko-Ri (1954)

Recalled to duty, a lawyer (William Holden) leaves his wife (Grace Kelly) and goes to Korea to bomb bridges for an admiral (Fredric March).

pilot, wife, military officer, dark, tense, aircraft carrier, military base

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Tae Guk Gi: The Brotherhood of War (2004)

Jin-tae (Jang Dong-gun) has always looked out for his little brother, Jin-seok (Won-bin), even shining shoes to raise funds for his college education. When the Korean War flares up and both brothers are drafted, Jin-tae decides he has to protect his younger sibling. Jin-tae makes a bargain with his commander: He'll take the riskiest missions if it will help shield Jin-seok from battle. In time, Jin-tae becomes a war hero -- with a growing blood lust that shocks his younger brother.

brother, soldier, commander, mother, love interest, war hero, melodramatic

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District 9 (2009)

Violence ensues after an extraterrestrial race forced to live in slum-like conditions on Earth finds a kindred spirit in a government agent exposed to their biotechnology.

alien, reporter, military officer, love interest, mutant, creative, thrilling

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Lakshya (2004)

An aimless, jobless, irresponsible grown man joins the army and matures into a battlefield hero.

young man, soldier, young woman, patriotic, passionate, brooding, intense

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Edge of Tomorrow (2014)

A soldier fighting aliens gets to relive the same day over and over again, the day restarting every time he dies.

military officer, alien, warrior, colleague, soldier, sergeant, creative

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Glory (1989)

Robert Gould Shaw leads the U.S. Civil War's first all-black volunteer company, fighting prejudices from both his own Union Army, and the Confederates.

soldier, military officer, friend, slave, gravedigger, gutsy, inspiring

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Breaker Morant (1980)

Three Australian lieutenants are court martialed for executing prisoners as a way of deflecting attention from war crimes committed by their superior officers.

military officer, lord, soldier, enemy, prisoner of war, somber, south africa

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A Few Good Men (1992)

Military lawyer Lieutenant Daniel Kaffee defends Marines accused of murder. They contend they were acting under orders.

lawyer, soldier, officer, engaging, patriotic, suspenseful, courtroom

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Twelve O'Clock High (1949)

A hard-as-nails general takes over a bomber unit suffering from low morale and whips them into fighting shape.

pilot, military officer, soldier, patriotic, thrilling, emotional, england

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Where Eagles Dare (1968)

Allied Agents stage a daring raid on a castle where the Nazis are holding American Brigadier General George Carnaby (Robert Beatty) prisoner, but that's not all that's really going on.

commando, soldier, spy, traitor, nazi, impostor, suspenseful

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Enemy at the Gates (2001)

A Russian and a German sniper play a game of cat-and-mouse during the Battle of Stalingrad.

russian soldier, german soldier, double agent, beautiful woman, intense, powerful, passionate

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Hair (1979)

Claude Bukowski leaves the family ranch in Oklahoma for New York where he is rapidly embraced into the hippie group of youngsters led by Berger, yet he's already been drafted. He soon falls in love with Sheila Franklin, a rich girl but still a rebel inside.

farmer, debutante, hippie, military officer, soldier, frenetic, unrestrained

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Parmanu: The Story of Pokhran (2018)

Ashwat Raina and his teammates arrive in Pokhran to re-conduct a confidential nuclear test, where they face challenges from the American Lacrosse satellite and local spies.

indian, indian agent, soldier, governor, american, pakistani, suspenseful

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Bitter Victory (1958)

A British captain (Richard Burton) goes on a raid in World War II Libya with a major (Curt Jurgens) he knows his wife (Ruth Roman) has slept with.

captain, major, guide, wife, soldier, general, tense

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Iraq for Sale: The War Profiteers (2006)

Robert Greenwald looks at war profiteering in Iraq by private contracting companies Halliburton, CACI, and KBR.

truck driver, soldier, iraqi, contractor, rousing, disheartening, gutsy

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Shadow World (2016)

Based on the book of The Shadow World, this feature length documentary is an investigation into the multi-billion dollar international arms trade.

politician, sheik, president, prime minister, rebel, terrorist, brooding

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The Dawn Patrol (1938)

British flying aces in World War I contend with the harsh realities of war.

commander, military officer, pilot, brutal, rousing, france, military base

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Fort Apache (1948)

At Fort Apache, an honorable and veteran war captain finds conflict when his regime is placed under the command of a young, glory hungry lieutenant colonel with no respect for the local Indian tribe.

military officer, soldier, daughter, native american, lieutenant colonel, racist, engaging

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Gunga Din (1939)

In 19th century India, three British soldiers and a native waterbearer must stop a secret mass revival of the murderous Thuggee cult before it can rampage across the land.

soldier, military officer, native, guru, henchman, pretty woman, confident

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36 Hours (1964)

Germans kidnap an American major and try to convince him that World War II is over, so that they can get details about the Allied invasion of Europe out of him.

military officer, psychiatrist, nurse, enemy, spy, thrilling, intricate

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A Foreign Affair (1948)

In occupied Berlin, an army captain is torn between an ex-Nazi café singer and the U.S. congresswoman investigating her.

congresswoman, military officer, singer, witty, engaging, berlin, nightclub

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