25 best war movies

"War is hell," said General Sherman. War movies, on the other hand, are great. Here are the best of the lot

Das Boot‬ (1981)

The Second World War as seen from under the waves in German U-boat U-96. The submariners embark upon a battle of attrition with their living conditions and flinch as their creaky metal home almost implodes. Director Wolfgang Petersen intended it to be a journey to the end of the mind – well it's certainly no great advert for joining the Navy, that's for sure.

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