Memorial Day Movies

The Outpost The Outpost
The Outpost
IMDb: 6.8

A small unit of U.S. soldiers, alone at the remote Combat Outpost Keating, located deep in the valley of three mountains in Afghanistan, battles to defend against an overwhelming force…

1917 1917
IMDb: 8.3

At the height of the First World War, two young British soldiers, Schofield and Blake are given a seemingly impossible mission. In a race against time, they must cross enemy territory and deliver a message that will stop a deadly attack on hundreds of soldiers—Blake’s own brother among them.

Home of the Brave Home of the Brave
Home of the Brave
IMDb: 4.7

Two young lives collide when a returning war veteran and a rookie cop help at-risk youths, while struggling to find their own places in the world.

Darkest Hour Darkest Hour
Darkest Hour
IMDb: 7.4

A thrilling and inspiring true story begins on the eve of World War II as, within days of becoming Prime Minister of Great Britain, Winston Churchill must face one of…

Megan Leavey Megan Leavey
Megan Leavey
IMDb: 7.1

The true story of Marine Corporal Megan Leavey, who forms a powerful bond with an aggressive combat dog, Rex. While deployed in Iraq, the two complete more than 100 missions…

Sand Castle Sand Castle
Sand Castle
IMDb: 6.3

Set during the occupation of Iraq, a squad of U.S. soldiers try to protect a small village.

American Sniper American Sniper
American Sniper
IMDb: 7.3

U.S. Navy SEAL Chris Kyle takes his sole mission—protect his comrades—to heart and becomes one of the most lethal snipers in American history. His pinpoint accuracy not only saves countless…

Fury Fury
IMDb: 7.6

Last months of World War II in April 1945. As the Allies make their final push in the European Theater, a battle-hardened U.S. Army sergeant in the 2nd Armored Division…

Lone Survivor Lone Survivor
Lone Survivor
IMDb: 7.5

Four Navy SEALs on a covert mission to neutralize a high-level al-Qaeda operative must make an impossible moral decision in the mountains of Afghanistan that leads them into an enemy…

Zero Dark Thirty Zero Dark Thirty
Zero Dark Thirty
IMDb: 7.4

A chronicle of the decade-long hunt for al-Qaeda terrorist leader Osama bin Laden after the September 2001 attacks, and his death at the hands of the Navy S.E.A.L. Team 6…

Lincoln Lincoln
IMDb: 7.3

A revealing drama that focuses on the 16th President’s tumultuous final months in office. In a nation divided by war and the strong winds of change, Lincoln pursues a course…

Act Of Valor Act Of Valor
Act Of Valor
IMDb: 6.4

When a covert mission to rescue a kidnapped CIA operative uncovers a chilling plot, an elite, highly trained U.S. SEAL team speeds to hotspots around the globe, racing against the…

Memorial Day Memorial Day
Memorial Day
IMDb: 6.1

Memorial Day, 1993. When 13-year-old Kyle Vogel discovers the World War II footlocker belonging to his grandfather, Bud, everyone tells Kyle to put it back. Luckily, he ignores them. Although…

The Hurt Locker The Hurt Locker
The Hurt Locker
IMDb: 7.5
131 min

Forced to play a dangerous game of cat-and-mouse in the chaos of war, an elite Army bomb squad unit must come together in a city where everyone is a potential enemy and every object could be a deadly bomb.

Flags of Our Fathers Flags of Our Fathers
Flags of Our Fathers
IMDb: 7.1

There were five Marines and one Navy Corpsman photographed raising the U.S. flag on Mt. Suribachi by Joe Rosenthal on February 23, 1945. This is the story of three of…

We Were Soldiers We Were Soldiers
We Were Soldiers
IMDb: 7.1

The story of the first major battle of the American phase of the Vietnam War and the soldiers on both sides that fought it.

Black Hawk Down Black Hawk Down
Black Hawk Down
IMDb: 7.7

When U.S. Rangers and an elite Delta Force team attempt to kidnap two underlings of a Somali warlord, their Black Hawk helicopters are shot down, and the Americans suffer heavy…

Pearl Harbor Pearl Harbor
Pearl Harbor
IMDb: 6.2

The lifelong friendship between Rafe McCawley and Danny Walker is put to the ultimate test when the two ace fighter pilots become entangled in a love triangle with beautiful Naval…

The Patriot The Patriot
The Patriot
IMDb: 7.2

After proving himself on the field of battle in the French and Indian War, Benjamin Martin wants nothing more to do with such things, preferring the simple life of a…

Saving Private Ryan Saving Private Ryan
Saving Private Ryan
IMDb: 8.6

As U.S. troops storm the beaches of Normandy, three brothers lie dead on the battlefield, with a fourth trapped behind enemy lines. Ranger captain John Miller and seven men are…

Forrest Gump Forrest Gump
Forrest Gump
IMDb: 8.8

A man with a low IQ has accomplished great things in his life and been present during significant historic events—in each case, far exceeding what anyone imagined he could do….

Born on the Fourth of July Born on the Fourth of July
Born on the Fourth of July
IMDb: 7.2

The biography of Ron Kovic. Paralyzed in the Vietnam war, he becomes an anti-war and pro-human rights political activist after feeling betrayed by the country he fought for.

Glory Glory
IMDb: 7.8

Robert Gould Shaw leads the US Civil War’s first all-black volunteer company, fighting prejudices of both his own Union army and the Confederates.

Platoon Platoon
IMDb: 8.1

As a young and naive recruit in Vietnam, Chris Taylor faces a moral crisis when confronted with the horrors of war and the duality of man.

Top Gun Top Gun
Top Gun
IMDb: 6.9

For Lieutenant Pete ’Maverick’ Mitchell and his friend and co-pilot Nick ’Goose’ Bradshaw, being accepted into an elite training school for fighter pilots is a dream come true. But a…

Apocalypse Now Apocalypse Now
Apocalypse Now
IMDb: 8.4
147 min

At the height of the Vietnam war, Captain Benjamin Willard is sent on a dangerous mission that, officially, ”does not exist, nor will it ever exist.” His goal is to locate – and eliminate – a mysterious Green Beret Colonel named Walter Kurtz, who has been leading his personal army on illegal guerrilla missions into enemy territory.

The Deer Hunter The Deer Hunter
The Deer Hunter
IMDb: 8.1

A group of working-class friends decides to enlist in the Army during the Vietnam War and finds it to be hellish chaos — not the noble venture they imagined. Before…

Patton Patton
IMDb: 7.9

”Patton” tells the tale of General George S. Patton, famous tank commander of World War II. The film begins with patton’s career in North Africa and progresses through the invasion…

The Dirty Dozen The Dirty Dozen
The Dirty Dozen
IMDb: 7.7

12 American military prisoners in World War II are ordered to infiltrate a well-guarded enemy château and kill the Nazi officers vacationing there. The soldiers, most of whom are facing…

The Longest Day The Longest Day
The Longest Day
IMDb: 7.7

The retelling of June 6, 1944, from the perspectives of the Germans, US, British, Canadians, and the Free French. Marshall Erwin Rommel, touring the defenses being established as part of…

Sands of Iwo Jima Sands of Iwo Jima
Sands of Iwo Jima
IMDb: 7.0

The relationship between Sergeant Stryker and a group of rebellious recruits is made difficult by the Sergeant’s tough training tactics. At Tarawa, the leathernecks have a chance to see Stryker…

The Best Years of Our Lives The Best Years of Our Lives
The Best Years of Our Lives
IMDb: 8.1

It’s the hope that sustains the spirit of every GI: the dream of the day when he will finally return home. For three WWII veterans, the day has arrived. But…

They Were Expendable They Were Expendable
They Were Expendable
IMDb: 7.2

Shortly after Pearl Harbor, a squadron of PT-boat crews in the Philippines must battle the Navy brass between skirmishes with the Japanese. The title says it all about the Navy’s…