Full Metal Jacket
Rank Title Points Votes Your Vote
1
Tom Hanks is a World War II captain whose mission is to save Private Ryan (Matt Damon), the sole survivor among four military sons.
Current Score:
17362
Total Votes:
31972
2
After two helicopters are shot down in Somalia, a team of soldiers led by Josh Hartnett is sent on a rescue mission.
Current Score:
7415
Total Votes:
26413
3
Stanley Kubrick delves into Marine Corps psychology in this Vietnam War movie about a team of new recruits.
Current Score:
7247
Total Votes:
22479
4
One of the first movies to show the tense psychology of guerrilla warfare, where there are no clear battle lines nor enemy.
Current Score:
7053
Total Votes:
21217
5
From northern Africa to Germany, Patton memorializes the outspoken World War II general George S. Patton Jr., played by George C. Scott.
Current Score:
6508
Total Votes:
22120
6
A captured World War II officer (Alec Guinness) leads prisoners in a morale-boosting construction project. His passion turns into obsession.
Current Score:
4188
Total Votes:
19700
7
Francis Ford Coppola directs this dark tale about Colonel Kurtz (Marlon Brando), a Vietnam War captain who’s gone rogue in Cambodia.
Current Score:
4010
Total Votes:
18824
8
Charlton Heston stars in this blockbuster war epic which spectacularly recreates the famed battle from the perspective of both sides.
Current Score:
3299
Total Votes:
12105
9
Twelve felons, led by an unruly major (Lee Marvin), are sent on a suicide mission: infiltrate a Nazi retreat and kill high-ranking officers.
Current Score:
3267
Total Votes:
18079
10
This Japanese-American 1970 film follows the days leading up to the Pearl Harbor attack from U.S. and Japanese perspectives.
Current Score:
3266
Total Votes:
19236
11
Alvin C. York (Gary Cooper) is a conscientious objector, but his amazing marksmanship turns him into a World War I hero.
Current Score:
2958
Total Votes:
15322
12
Billy Wilder directed this 1953 movie about POWs trying to escape a World War II prison camp. Upon failure, suspicions of treachery arise.
Current Score:
2771
Total Votes:
15275
13
Clint Eastwood's pic takes a rare look at the other side of WWII in this thoughtful story of the Japanese forces occupying Iwo Jima.
Current Score:
2667
Total Votes:
9201
14
This WWII pic has a starry cast including Anthony Hopkins, Gene Hackman, Robert Redford, Sean O'Connery...
Current Score:
2639
Total Votes:
5225
15
Released in the same year as MASH and Catch-22, this Clint Eastwood WWII movie is really about Vietnam.
Current Score:
2290
Total Votes:
14464
16
A veteran soldier (Lee Marvin) leads his beleaguered squad through the battles of World War II. Also stars Mark Hamill.
Current Score:
2270
Total Votes:
13518
17
A group of German schoolboys are roused to fight by their jingoistic teacher. On the front lines, they learn good and evil aren't clear-cut.
Current Score:
2048
Total Votes:
12714
18
John Wayne stars as a no-nonsense Colonel leading his Green Beret squad on an important mission. And Wayne directed the movie, too.
Current Score:
1764
Total Votes:
9616
19
After the Japanese invade Pearl Harbor, an Air Force colonel (Spencer Tracy) leads a secret retaliatory attack with volunteer airmen.
Current Score:
1763
Total Votes:
12261
20
Robin Williams is arguably at his best in the Vietnam war comedy about an irreverent radio DJ stationed in Saigon.
Current Score:
465
Total Votes:
5877