The Great War Films List

120 2008  Turkey
13 Men and a Gun 1938  Italy
A Bear Named Winnie 2004  Canada
A Farewell to Arms 1932  USA
A Farewell to Arms 1957  USA
A Very Long Engagement 2004  France
Aces High 1976  UK
Admiral 2008  Russia
All Quiet on the Western Front 1930  USA
Alpine Love 1935  Italy
And Quiet Flows the Don. Part II 1958  USSR
And Quiet Flows the Don. Parts I and II 1957  USSR
Beneath Hill 60 2010  Australia
Black and White in Color 1976  France
Break of Day 1976  Australia
Brothers of Italy 1952  Italy
Çanakkale 1915 2012  Turkey
Çanakkale: End of Way 2013  Turkey
Captain Conan 1996  France
Carry on, Sergeant! 1928  Canada
Cavalry 1936  Italy
Chunuk Bair 1992  New Zealand
Civilization 1916 USA
Company K 2004  USA
Cruiser Emden 1932  Weimar Republic
Darling Lili 1970  USA
Dawn 1928  UK
Dawn 1933  Weimar Republic
Don’t Cry, Beautiful Girl! 1955  Italy
Doomed Battalion 1932  USA
East Lynne on the Western Front 1931 UK
Ecaterina Teodoroiu 1978  Romania
Einstein and Eddington 2008  UK
Ever in my Heart 1933  USA
Flyboys 2006  USA
Flying Heroes 2008  Spain
Forbidden Ground 2013  Australia
Forty Thousand Horsemen (40,000 Horsemen) 1940  Australia
Four Sons 1928  USA
Fräulein Doktor 1969  Italy
Gallipoli 1981  Australia
Grande Illusion 1937  France
Haber 2008  USA
Hearts of the World 1918  USA
Hedd Wyn 1992  United Kingdom
Hell on Earth 1931  Weimar Republic
Hell’s Angels 1930  USA
Hotel Imperial 1927  USA
Hotel Imperial 1939  USA
In Love and War 1996  USA
J’accuse 1919  France
Johnny Got His Gun 1971  USA
Josef 2011  Croatia
Journey’s End 1930  USA
Joyeux Noël 2005  Belgium
King & Country 1964  UK
King of Hearts 1966  France
La Chambre des Officiers 2001 France
Lady Spy 1921  Weimar Republic
Lawrence of Arabia 1962  UK
Legends of the Fall 1994  USA
Life and Nothing But 1989  France
Little Alpino 1940  Italy
Lost Patrol 1929  UK
Mamba 1930  USA
Many Wars Ago 1970  Italy
March on the Drina 1964  Yugoslavia
Martyred Belgium 1919  Belgium
Mata Hari 1931  USA
Mata Hari 1985  USA
Mata Hari, agent H21 1964  France
Mata Hari: the Red Dancer 1927  Weimar Republic
Men with Wings 1938  USA
Moonzund 1987  USSR
Mountains on Fire 1931  Weimar Republic
Oh! What a Lovely War 1969  UK
Our Emden 1927  Weimar Republic
Passchendaele 2008  Canada
Paths of Glory 1957  USA
Private Peaceful 2012  UK
Quiet Flows the Don 2006  UK
Regeneration 1997  UK
Seas Beneath 1931  USA
Sergeant York 1941  USA
Shock Troop 1934  Nazi Germany
Shoulder Arms 1918  USA
Shout at the Devil 1976  UK
Sons of Çanakkale 2012  Turkey
St. George Shoots the Dragon 2009  Serbia
Tannenberg 1932  Weimar Republic
Tell England 1931  UK
Territorial Militia 1935  Italy
The African Queen 1951  UK
The Big Parade 1925  USA
The Blue Max 1966  UK
The Caiman of the Piave 1951  Italy
The Dawn Patrol 1930  USA
The Dawn Patrol 1938  USA
The Death Triangle 1999  Romania
The Eagle and the Hawk 1933  USA
The Fighting 69th 1940  USA
The Five of the Adamello 1954  Italy
The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse 1921  USA
The Good Soldier Schweik 1960  Germany
The Great War 1959  Italy
The Great War 2007  Canada
The Heart of Humanity 1918  USA
The Legend of Piave 1952  Italy
The Life and Death of Colonel Blimp 1943  UK
The Lighthorsemen 1987  Australia
The Long Way Home 2013  Turkey
The Lost Battalion 1919  USA
The Lost Patrol 1934  USA
The Ode to Joy 2006  Japan
The Outskirts (The Patriots) 1933  USSR
The Red Baron 2008  Germany
The Riders of German East Africa 1934  Nazi Germany
The Road to Glory 1936  USA
The Royal African Rifles (Storm Over Africa) 1953  USA
The Service Star (The Flag of Mothers) 1918 USA
The soldier’s trap 1981  Romania
The Trench 1999  Ireland
The Wars 1983  Canada
The White Ribbon 2009  Germany
Veda 2010  Turkey
Von Richthofen and Brown 1971  USA
War Horse 2011  USA
Westfront 1918 1930  Weimar Republic
What Price Glory 1952  USA
What Price Glory? 1926  USA
Wilson 1944  USA
Wings 1927  USA
Wooden Crosses 1932  France
Zeppelin 1971  UK

5 thoughts on “The Great War Films List

  1. You need to add many more Russian, Polish, Hungarian and German films AND you left out Paths of Glory 1956? As well there are many contemporary or “interwar” (1919-1939) American, European and even CANADIAN relevant films. Thanks for your efforts though. Check out my War Films World War One on Flickr.com with 1,311 images currently from around the world. John

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  3. Thanks, I look forward to going through this list and your reviews.

    I’ve also been listening to a lot of Great War-related podcasts… mostly history, some of it new research seeking to overturn or alter received knowledge, including the dates of the war, which some see as starting before and ending after the usual dates. Mostly these podcasts are from Great Britain and formerly British Commonwealth countries. And they’re mostly from the BBC. Nothing seeing with that but I’d like to hear more German stories, if anybody knows of any sources in English.

    I recommend “The Great War Diary”, which is I think a BBC tv miniseries. I found it compelling, and the musical score affecting. I watched it on Netflix (USA) (still avail as of Oct 2016). Also on Netflix (USA), some amazing doc footage in “The First World War from Above” (ditto re date). War is hell.

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