Lists 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 Tweet 12 January 2012 The Hurt Locker (2008)Not filled with guns, this one, but bombs. Kathryn Bigelow's Iraq war movie – the first film by a female director to win the Best Director Oscar – follows the hyper-tense world of the bomb disposal squad. And you thought Jenga was nerve-wracking... first previous 20/25 next last Tweet You have to login or register to comment.