War movies have a separate fan base. People love watching and understanding about real events that happened during world wars. Hollywood filming industries are always producing high-quality content for their audience. If you are also a war movie lover, then here is our mushwarah on top 7 best Hollywood war movies based on real life.
Hollywood War Movies Based on Real Life:
War movies required a lot of budget and hard work to provide the masterpiece to their audience. Although some stories showed in war movies are not completely true and they add few things to make it interesting. Most of the Hollywood war movies are based on world war and their operation in Afghanistan and other countries. Let’s find out what are the 7 best Hollywood war movies based on real life.
The movie named Fury came from the name of a tank. It’s a story of a Solider Don Collier also known as Wardaddy. It is based on the 1945 war in which Wardaddy with his tank crew fight against the German army. The main role of Wardaddy is played by Brad Pitt and this movie scored 7.6 ratings on IMDb.
During the war, there are certain groups of soldiers that are specific for providing medical facilities to the fighting soldiers. These soldiers are called medics. Hacksaw Ridge is a story of Desmond T. Doss who saved the life of 75 soldiers during their war on Okinawa with the Japanese Army. Andrew Garfield played the main character in this movie and it scored 8.1 ratings on IMDb.
Dunkirk is a war movie but more precisely it is a movie of survival. The story is based on world war II when soldiers were evacuating the Dunkirk and surrounding by the German forces. But the US somehow manages to save almost 3 lakh plus allied soldiers. This movie highlights the story of Operation Dynamo also known as Dunkirk evacuation and it scored 7.9 ratings on IMDb.
13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi:
13 Hours is based on the real story when in 2012 a group of militants attacked the Us embassy and CIA base in Benghazi, Libya. It’s a story of six soldiers who fights against a large number of militant and protects the CIA base in Libya. This movie scored 7.3 ratings on IMDb.
Lone Survivor is a real story form 2005. When 4 American soldiers go on a mission in Afghanistan to kill the leader of the Taliban but unfortunately they got detected and surrounded by Taliban forces. The main role in this film is played by Mark Wahlberg. this movie scored 7.5 ratings on IMDb.
Zero Dark Thirty:
Well, Zero Dark Thirty is another real story which is surrounded by many doubts and unanswered questions. It’s a story when the US army did an operation to kill Osama Bin Laden. The operation was conducted in 2011 and this movie was released in 2012 and scored 7.4 ratings on IMDb.
Black Hawk Down:
Black Hawk is a helicopter that crashed in Somalia. The story is based on the Battle of Mogadishu in 1993 when a US helicopter crashed and US soldiers were surrounded by Somali Militia. The Pakistani Army played an important role in rescuing those US soldiers but in the movie, they didn’t highlight that part much. This movie scored 7.7 ratings on IMDb.
Here are some notable mentions.
1917 is a story of two British soldiers during world war II. This movie scored 8.3 ratings on IMDb and also won the best cinematography award. This movie highlights the difficulty these two soldiers face while delivering an important order in a limited time frame to save the life of 1600 soldiers.
Thank You for Your Service:
Thank you for your services is a story of a real soldier who comes back home after 15 months of operation in Iraq. This movie highlights all the difficulties, anxiety, and depression a soldier faces after the war. This movie is liked by 81% of Google users.
Unbroken is a real-life story of a soldier Louis Zamperini who was also the US Olympic track record holder. It’s a story of world war II when his planes crashed and Japanese forces captured him. How he survives the torcher of the Japanese army and safely returns home is worth watching. This movie scored 7.2 ratings on IMDb.
The Kill Team:
The Kill Team was released in 2019. This movie highlights the operation in Afghanistan in 2009 and how some US officer Compel young soldiers to kill innocent Afghani people. Must watch this shocking and jaw-dropping real-life movie.
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