Welcome to the world of cinema! The year 2023 promises to be an exciting one for war movie enthusiasts. With a host of new releases lined up, there’s something for everyone.
From action-packed dramas to historical epics, the list of movies is sure to satisfy anyone who enjoys service-related action. In this article, we will take a closer look at the top 7 new war movies of 2023. We will provide you with detailed information about each movie, including its plot, IMDb rating, and duration. So, sit back, relax, and get ready to explore the world of war movies!
Here are the top 7 new war movies of 2023 with their IMDb ratings, plot, and duration:
1. The Covenant:
IMDb rating 7.5/10.
Duration: 2h 3m.
Plot: During the war in Afghanistan, a local interpreter risks his own life to carry an injured sergeant across miles of grueling terrain. Director Guy Ritchie brings this action-packed drama to life with Jake Gyllenhaal, Dar Salim, and Sean Sagar in the lead roles.
During an undercover capture mission, Kinley learns that Ahmed was previously affiliated with the Taliban through the opium trade but had defected when the organization murdered his son. Ahmed later saves Kinley’s team from being ambushed by a Taliban unit aided by a compromised Afghan National Army soldier, earning Kinley’s respect.
2. Come Out Fighting:
IMDb rating 7.4/10.
Duration: 1h 45m.
This World War II epic follows an American pilot trapped behind enemy lines. The film stars Greta Lee, Teo Yoo, John Magaro, and Moon Seung-ah.
Plot:The movie is set during World War II and follows an all-Black battalion that’s one of the best in the field, despite being discriminated against by their White counterparts. The battalion’s leader, Lt. Robert A. Hayes (Hiram A. Murray), gets lost and is at risk of being caught by the Germans. The movie follows the squad of American Army soldiers who are sent on an unofficial rescue mission behind enemy lines to locate their missing commanding officer.
3. The Last Full Measure:
IMDb rating 7.3/10.
Duration: 1h 50m.
Plot: This movie is based on the true story of William H. Pitsenbarger, a U.S. Air Force Pararescueman who saved over sixty men in the Vietnam War. The film stars Sebastian Stan, Samuel L. Jackson, and Christopher Plummer.
During a rescue mission on April 11, 1966, Pitsenbarger chose to leave the relative safety of his rescue helicopter to aid wounded soldiers under heavy fire, when others on his team declined to go. After saving many, he was ordered to leave on the last helicopter out of what became one of the war’s bloodiest battles. He chose to stay, sacrificing his own life to save and defend soldiers of the U.S. Army’s 1st Infantry Division.
4. The Outpost:
IMDb rating 7.2/10.
Duration: 2h 3m.
Plot: This movie is based on the true story of the Battle of Kamdesh, which took place in Afghanistan in 2009. The film stars Scott Eastwood, Caleb Landry Jones, and Orlando Bloom.
The movie follows the story of 53 U.S. soldiers and two Latvian military advisors who battled some 300 enemy insurgents at the Battle of Kamdesh. The soldiers were stationed at Combat Outpost Keating, which was located in a remote valley surrounded by the Hindu Kush mountains and was regarded as a deathtrap. The movie depicts the soldiers’ efforts to fend off regular Taliban attacks, culminating in one of the bloodiest American engagements of Operation Enduring Freedom.
5. The Marksman:
IMDb rating 7.1/10.
Duration: 1h 48m.
Plot: This movie follows a rancher and former Marine who becomes the unlikely defender of a young boy who is being hunted by a cartel. The film stars Liam Neeson, Katheryn Winnick, and Juan Pablo Raba.
The movie is directed by Robert Lorenz. Hanson is a widower who lives along the Arizona-Mexico border with his dog, Jackson. While tending his ranch, which he is behind in payments on, he reports illegal border crossings to the United States Border Patrol, where his step-daughter Sarah works. One day he encounters Rosa and her son Miguel, Mexican citizens fleeing from the Mexican Mafia. As Hanson calls border patrol, a cartel gang led by Mauricio approaches and a shootout ensues, in which Hanson shoots and kills Mauricio’s brother and Rosa is fatally wounded. Before dying, Rosa gives Hanson her family’s address in Chicago and a bag of cash, begging him to take Miguel there, to which Hanson reluctantly agrees. Border patrol show up after her death and take in Miguel.
6. The 355:
IMDb rating 7.0/10.
Duration: 2h 3m.
Plot:This movie follows a group of international spies who must work together to stop a global threat.
The film stars Jessica Chastain, Lupita Nyong’o, and Penélope Cruz. When a top-secret weapon falls into mercenary hands, wild card CIA agent Mason “Mace” Brown will need to join forces with rival badass German agent Marie, former MI6 ally and cutting-edge computer specialist Khadijah, and skilled Colombian psychologist Graciela on a lethal, breakneck mission to retrieve it, while also staying one-step ahead of a mysterious woman, Lin Mi Sheng, who is tracking their every move.
7. The Nightingale:
IMDb rating 6.9/10.
Duration: 2h 21m.
Plot: This movie is set during World War II and follows two sisters who are separated by the war. The film stars Dakota Fanning, Elle Fanning, and Valerio Mastandrea.
The movie is set in 1825 and follows Clare, a young Irish convict woman, who chases a British officer through the rugged Tasmanian wilderness, bent on revenge for a terrible act of violence he committed against her family. On the way, she enlists the services of an Aboriginal tracker named Billy, who is also marked by trauma from his own violence-filled past. The movie is a meditation on the horrors of Australian colonization and is set against the backdrop of Australia’s infamous “Black War.” The film stars Aisling Franciosi, Sam Claflin, and Baykali Ganambarr.
And that’s a wrap! We hope you enjoyed our list of the top 7 new war movies of 2023. From the heart-wrenching true stories of heroism to the action-packed thrillers, these movies are sure to keep you on the edge of your seat.
Whether you’re a fan of Liam Neeson’s action movies or prefer historical epics, there’s something for everyone. So, grab some popcorn and get ready to be transported to the front lines of some of the most intense conflicts in history. Thank you for reading!
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