In tough times, it may help to look to heroes, those who faced incredible odds, tremendous tragedy, and abject horror only to rally and fight back. What better place to find such stories than in war movies? This category of cinema takes audiences behind battle lines to offer up stories powerful and profound. Whether you’re looking for something exciting, heart-wrenching, or inspirational, we’ve got you covered.
Here are the top 10 war movies on Netflix streaming now.
1. Da 5 Bloods
Spike Lee directs this riveting Vietnam War drama, which swings between past and present. Delroy Lindo, Norm Lewis, Clarke Peters, Isiah Whitlock Jr., and the late Chadwick Boseman star as the titular quintet, who buries gold bars while serving overseas in the Army. Decades later, they return to Vietnam, not only for the treasure, but also to bring back the remains of one they lost. Along the way, they’ll run into shady characters, familial conflict, and explosive twists. Jonathan Majors, Mélanie Thierry, Paul Walter Hauser, and Jean Reno co-star in this critically heralded 2020 release. Read more…