Battle It Out Over This List of The Greatest War Movies Ever Made

Which war movie is the G.O.A.T.?
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Rating the vast number of great war movies made over the last 70 years seems like an overwhelming task, but that didn't stop 10,000 Ranker users from giving it a shot. 

At their best, films like Saving Private RyanPlatoon and Apocalypse Now give a searing look at the horrors of human conflict as seen through the eyes of individual soldiers—all while providing grade A entertainment that you just can't stop watching.  

Check out the top 20 below to see if your favorite made the cut: 

20. Letters From Iwa Jima, 2006

19. Gettysburg, 1993

18. We Were Soldiers, 2002

17. Glory, 1989 

16. The Patriot, 2000

15. The Deer Hunter, 1978 

14.  Tora! Tora! Tora!, 1971

13. The Great Escape, 1963 

12. Das Boot, 1981

11. Patton, 1970

10. 300, 2006 

9. Schindler's List, 1993 

8. Black Hawk Down, 2001 

7. Braveheart, 1995 

6. The Bridge on the River Kwai, 1957 

5. Band of Brothers, 2001

4. Platoon, 1986 

3. Apocalypse Now, 1979 

2. Full Metal Jacket, 1987

1. Saving Private Ryan, 1998

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