Top 10 awesome movies like Platoon that you will enjoy watching

You just finished watching Platoon and you can't get over how good this movie was. Now you want to watch more of such masterpieces. We have curated a list of similar movies which are created by the likes of Oliver Stone, Tom Berenger and Keith David . Here goes the list -

  1. Under Fire
  2. The Deer Hunter
  3. A Time of Destiny
  4. Tigerland
  5. Don't Cry, It's Only Thunder
  6. The Charge of the Light Brigade
  7. Empire of the Sun
  8. Hart's War
  9. Voyage of the Damned
  10. Bat*21
  1. Under Fire

    Under Fire

    Three journalists in a romantic triangle are involved in political intrigue during the last days of the corrupt Somozoa regime in Nicaragua before it falls to a popular revolution in 1979.

    This movie, created by Roger Spottiswoode, Nick Nolte and Ed Harris, scores 7.0 on IMDb.

    Genres - War | Drama

    You can watch this on Hoopla.

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  2. The Deer Hunter

    The Deer Hunter

    An in-depth examination of the ways in which the U.S. Vietnam War impacts and disrupts the lives of people in a small industrial town in Pennsylvania.

    This movie, created by Michael Cimino, Robert De Niro and John Cazale, scores 8.1 on IMDb.

    Genres - War | Drama

    You can watch this on Amc On Demand, Redbox, Youtube, Fandangonow, Microsoft Store, Amazon Video, Vudu and Google Play Movies.

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  3. A Time of Destiny

    A Time of Destiny

    A modernized version of the story which inspired Verdi's opera, "La Forza del Destino".

    This movie, created by Gregory Nava, William Hurt and Timothy Hutton, scores 5.1 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama | War

  4. Tigerland

    Tigerland

    A group of recruits go through Advanced Infantry Training at Fort Polk, Louisiana's infamous Tigerland, last stop before Vietnam for tens of thousands of young men in 1971.

    This movie, created by Joel Schumacher, Colin Farrell and Matthew Davis, scores 7.0 on IMDb.

    Genres - War | Drama

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  5. Don't Cry, It's Only Thunder

    Don't Cry, It's Only Thunder

    During the Vietnam War, Brian Anderson (Dennis Christopher), a young Army medic, is stationed in Saigon. Initially apathetic and self-serving, he eventually has his heart won over by the children at a nearby orphanage where he does volunteer work. At first, a doctor named Katherine Cross (Susan Saint James) has to persuade him to help the children. But soon, Brian willingly puts his career and safety on the line to provide the orphans with the food and medical supplies they need.

    This movie, created by Peter Werner, Dennis Christopher and Susan Saint James, scores 6.9 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama | War

  6. The Charge of the Light Brigade

    The Charge of the Light Brigade

    In 1854, during the Crimean War, poor planning leads to a British Light Brigade openly charging a Russian artillery position with tragic consequences.

    This movie, created by Tony Richardson, Trevor Howard and Vanessa Redgrave, scores 6.7 on IMDb.

    Genres - War | History | Drama

    You can watch this on Amazon Prime Video.

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  7. Empire of the Sun

    Empire of the Sun

    A young English boy struggles to survive under Japanese occupation during World War II.

    This movie, created by Steven Spielberg, Christian Bale and John Malkovich, scores 7.7 on IMDb.

    Genres - War | History | Drama

    You can watch this on Directv, Redbox, Youtube, Fandangonow, Microsoft Store, Amazon Video, Vudu and Google Play Movies.

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  8. Hart's War

    Hart's War

    A law student becomes a lieutenant during World War II, is captured and asked to defend a black prisoner of war falsely accused of murder.

    This movie, created by Gregory Hoblit, Bruce Willis and Colin Farrell, scores 6.3 on IMDb.

    Genres - War | Drama

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  9. Voyage of the Damned

    Voyage of the Damned

    The tragic 1939 voyage of SS St. Louis carrying hundreds of German Jewish refugees from Nazi Germany that seemingly no nation is willing to save from certain doom.

    This movie, created by Stuart Rosenberg, Faye Dunaway and Oskar Werner, scores 6.4 on IMDb.

    Genres - War | Drama

    You can watch this on Amazon Video.

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  10. Bat*21

    Bat*21

    During the Vietnam War, Colonel Hambleton's aircraft is shot down over enemy territory and a frantic rescue operation ensues.

    This movie, created by Peter Markle, Gene Hackman and Danny Glover, scores 6.5 on IMDb.

    Genres - War | Drama

    You can watch this on Fubotv.

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