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War Movies and Series Released in 2018

Don’t miss out on war movie and serie releases! Argunners Magazine keeps you updated on upcoming and most anticipated war Movie, Series and Documentary releases. However we’re also compiling lists with war movies and series that were released in the years before, here’s our list for the year of 2018.

In the below list are War Movies and TV-series that were released in the year of 2018. This article is regularly updated when new information is available! Click on the movie, when available, to go to the separate article on the movie or serie itself. Last updated: January 18, 2019. 

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FEBRUARY

Journey’s End (2017)
Starring:
 Paul Bettany, Sam Claflin, Stephen Graham
Release:
February 2 in UK (Premiered in 2017)
Watch: Amazon (UK)

Journey’s End tells the story of a group of British officers during World War I, set in a dugout in Aisne in 1918 and they are led by the mentally disintegrating young officer Stanhope, as they await their fate.

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21 Sarfarosh Saragarhi 1897 (2018)
Starring:
Release:
February 12 in India

A chronicle of the lives and events that led to the brave and epic last stand of the 21 soldiers of the 36th Sikh regiment of the British Indian Army against thousands of Afghani invaders in the September of 1897.


MARCH

Bankier van het Verzet (2018) also known as The Resistance Banker
Starring: Jacob Derwig, Barry Atsma, Fockeline Ouwerkerk
Release: March 8 in the Netherlands

When banker Walraven van Hall is asked during World War II whether he wants to use his financial contacts for the resistance, he does not hesitate for long. Together with his brother, Gijs van Hall, he devised a risky construction to take out large loans with which the resistance can be financed. If that is not enough, the brothers think of the biggest banking fraud in Dutch history.


Der Hauptmann also known as The Captain (2017)
Release: March 2018 (EU), July-August 2018 (US)
Watch: Amazon US via Prime or DVD | Amazon UK

Der Hauptmann tells the story of a young German soldier, Willi Herold, fighting for survival, in the last moments of World War II, when he finds a Luftwaffe captain’s (Hauptmann) uniform. Impersonating an officer, the man quickly takes on the monstrous identity of the perpetrators he is trying to escape from.


Sajjan Singh Rangroot (2018)
Starring:
Release: March 23

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Sajjan Singh Rangroot (2018) is based on Sikh regiments serving in the Indian Expenditionary Force  that went to the front lines during World War I. Sajjan Singh, a polo aficionado, was a British Indian Army officer and Maharaja of Ratlam State, ruling from 1893-1947. He served on the Western Front during World War 1.


APRIL

Soldado Milhões (2018)
Starring: João ArraisMiguel Borges, Raimundo Cosme
Release: April 12

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yx04TpseIS4

A Portuguese soldier, who got stranded from his team during the La Lys battle, struggles by himself through dozens of German offensives so he can guarantee the safety of his companions. Based on a true story!


MAY

Sobibor (2018)
Starring: 
Release: May 3 in Russia

“Sobibor” is based on the history of the Sobibór extermination camp uprising during WWII and Soviet officer Alexander Pechersky. When he was a POW in Sobibor, he managed to do the impossible – to organize a revolt and mass escape of the prisoners. Many of the escapees were later caught and died – the rest led by Pechersky managed to join the partisans. Script based on the book by Ilya Vasiliev: “Alexander Pechersky: breakthrough into immortality”


Starring: 
Release: May 7
Watch: DVD on Amazon UK | Prime or DVD on Amazon US

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gf3xKJTCvlc

Returning home after fighting in Africa during World War II, Roland Rothach, a soldier with PTSD finds reintegrating with family life increasingly difficult as he relives the battle of Kasserine Pass.


JULY

Spitfire (2018)
Starring: 
Release: July 15
Watch: DVD on Amazon UK

SPITFIRE is a cinematic, epic, sweeping tale of determination, vision and courage. It is the story of an aeroplane that was forged in competition, shaped as the war clouds gathered, and refined in the white heat of combat going on to become the most famous fighter plane ever made. Credited with changing the course of world history, this is the story of the Spitfire told personally in the words of the last-surviving combat veterans.

With breath-taking aerial footage from the world’s top aviation photographer John Dibbs and rare digitally re-mastered, archive footage from the tumultuous days of the 1940’s, when her power in the skies was unrivalled; all combined with an incredible soundscape of the famous Merlin engine, pierced with gunfire, makes this a striking and poignant film.


SEPTEMBER

Hurricane (2018)
Starring: Iwan Rheon, Milo Gibson, Stefanie Martini
Release: September 7 (UK)
Watch: DVD on Amazon UK

Hurricane Polish RAF Fighters

Hurricane, David Blair’s newest war movie, will be released on September 7, 2018, in cinema and on digital platforms in the UK. Hurricane, a powerful and gripping World War 2 story about the Polish RAF fighters, is directed by David Blair and ensembles an impressive cast.


OCTOBER

The Man in the High Castle (Season 3) (2018)
Starring: 
Release: October 5
Watch: Amazon (US), Amazon (UK) and Amazon (DE)

The series is based on the Phillip K. Dick novel of the same name. The Man in the High Castle is set during an alternate history where the German and Japanese forces won World War II and are occupying North America.


Ashes in the Snow (2018)
Starring:
Release: October 12

In 1941, a 16 year-old aspiring artist and her family are deported to Siberia amidst Stalin’s brutal dismantling of the Baltic region. One girl’s passion for art and her never-ending hope will break the silence of history.

Unbreakable Spirit / Air Strike (2018)
Starring: Bruce Willis
Release: October 17 in Philippines

Chinese WWII Movie with Bruce Willis

Unbreakable Spirit is Chinese war movie based on the infamous attacks on Chongqing during WWII, which included a total of 268 air raids from 1938 to 1943. Willis stars as U.S. Air Force Commander Jack Johnson, who trains the Chinese people under harrowing conditions to battle against the Japanese and leads his own aviation squadron against the trained Japanese Air Force.


Verloren in Klessin (2018)
Starring:
Release: October 20
Watch: DVD

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B8WWmKCblhs

Verloren in Klessin (English: Lost in Klessin) will show the historical events that took place near the river Oder in February and March, 1945. While the Russian Army moved closer towards German soil and Berlin, the German forces were drawn to Klessin, a small village located not far from a strategic crossing over the river Oder to stand ground.


NOVEMBER

Zaspanka za vojnike (2018)
Starring:
Release: November 1 in Serbia

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iH5fIL618y0

Also called “Soldier’s Lullaby”, is a Serbian World War 1 movie, featuring a story about soldiers of a cannon battery in the First World War that, like hundreds of thousands of others, made the glory of the Serbian army become immortal.


303 Squadron (2018)
Release: November 9 (UK)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=szoXYfZTmlg

303 Squadron is the true tale of the RAF’s hastily assembled No. 303 (Polish) Fighter Squadron. Put together in the summer of 1940, as Britain faced the most concerted military threat in its history, this was a unit made up exclusively of Polish airmen. After failing to stop the Germans overwhelm their homeland, the Polish pilots made their way across the Channel to continue their war. Initially they were underestimated and ridiculed, but as the shortage of experienced British airmen became critical and in the face of the growing Luftwaffe onslaught, they were soon corralled into frontline duty and supplied with Hurricanes.


I krig & kærlighed also known as In Love and War
Starring: 
Tom Wlaschiha, Thure Lindhardt, Ulrich Thomsen
Release: November 15 (Denmark)

When Esben flees the trenches of WWI, after three years at the front, it’s so he can return to his beloved wife Kirstine and son Karl. But everything at home has changed – A charming German Officer, Gerhard, has done everything he can to win Kirstine’s heart and replace Esbens role as Karls father. As Esben’s family tries to adjust to his return from the front, the bonds of love and loyalty are stretched to the breaking point in this taut and profoundly moving film. From his hideout, Esben becomes a witness to a horrific nightmare watching his family slowly disappear in front of him as he fights for their love and survival and as he tries desperately to save his family. IN LOVE and WAR is an epic romantic drama, based on a true story.


Das Boot (Mini-series) (2018)

Release: November 23 (few countries)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lfAKqByDEts

The eight-hour series is based on Lothar-Günther Buchheim’s novels “Das Boot” (“The Boat”) and “Die Festung” (“The Fortress”), which have been adapted by a writing team led by Tony Saint (“Margaret Thatcher: The Long Walk to Finchley,” “The Interceptor”) and Johannes W. Betz (“The Tunnel,” “The Spiegel Affair”). The series will act as a sequel to the film, picking up from events at the end of the film when U-96 returned to La Rochelle and immediately after a severe bomb raid took place on the U-Boat port.


DECEMBER

T-34 (2018)
Starring:
Release: December 27 in Russia

In 1944, a courageous group of Russian soldiers managed to escape from German captivity in a half-destroyed legendary T-34 tank. Those were the times of unforgettable bravery, fierce fighting, unbreakable love, and legendary miracles.


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The 34th Battalion

Upcoming Australian war film, directed and produced by Luke Sparke. The film follows four friends from Maitland, New South Wales who join the 34th Battalion to serve on the Western Front. The film depicts the experiences of the unit, which was recruited in 1916.


Scorched Earth: The Other Side of World War II

Amidst the carnage of the Russian Front in World War II, an officer struggles to keep his men – and his brother – alive in the face of ever-burgeoning Soviet onslaught.


The Last Battle

“The Last Battle,” is based on the last battle of World War II in Europe when a group of surrounded American and German soldiers fought together at a castle in the Alps to defend high value French prisoners-of-war marked for death.


Over There

During the last days of the Great War, A group of U.S. soldiers are sent behind enemy lines to rescue a lost platoon trapped behind enemy lines.


Find lists of war movies & series (to be) released in:

2014 | 2015 | 2017 | 2016 | 201820192020

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7 thoughts on “War Movies and Series Released in 2018”

  1. What happened to “Last Battle?” I was so excited for it to be released and then it never did…

      1. I understand that Squadron 303 is a totally different production shot in Poland than Hurricane shot in the UK. Can’t get either here in Australia.

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