Memorial Day Movies

The Outpost

The Outpost

The Outpost
IMDb: 6.8
123

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

1917
IMDb: 8.3
119

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…

Home of the Brave

Home of the Brave

Home of the Brave
IMDb: 4.5
104

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
125 min

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…

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Megan Leavey

Megan Leavey

Megan Leavey
IMDb: 7.1
116 min

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
113 min

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

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American Sniper

American Sniper

American Sniper
IMDb: 7.3
133 min

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

Fury
IMDb: 7.6
135 min

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
121 min

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
157 min

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

Lincoln
IMDb: 7.3
149 min

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: 6.5
110 min

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: N/A
108

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…

Flags of Our Fathers

Flags of Our Fathers

Flags of Our Fathers
IMDb: 7.1
132 min

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: 7.2
138 min

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
144 min

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
183 min

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
165 min

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
169 min

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
142 min

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
145 min

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

Glory
IMDb: 7.8
122 min

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

Platoon
IMDb: 8.1
120 min

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
110 min

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…

The Deer Hunter

The Deer Hunter

The Deer Hunter
IMDb: 8.1
183 min

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

Patton
IMDb: 7.9
172 min

”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
150 min

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: 7.8
178 min

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: 7.1
100 min

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: 8.0
172

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
135 min

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…