Mandatory Staff Picks: Best WWII Movies (Including Tom Hanks’ ‘Greyhound’)

Hollywood is obsessed with WWII – and for good reason. As the most recent world war to date, it fascinates audiences. The bravery, brutality, and breadth of stories to come out of this war are unparalleled, providing endless, thought-provoking material for filmmakers. We’ve hand-selected the best films that capture the human experience during that historic time between 1939 and 1945, whether that means dropping viewers into the middle of battle, focusing on the effects of war on the home front, or exploring how wartime impacts relationships. Justify your WWII movie binge by saying that unless we learn about history, we are doomed to repeat it.

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