Many films take a very casual attitude towards violence. The average viewer has seen piles of bodies, hundreds of severed limbs, and more rounds-per-minute than they could ever comprehend. However, the act of war is still (mostly) handled with extreme care by the movie business. And while violent conflict itself is a horrific thing, some of the most beautiful stories committed to cinema have focused on it.
We've rounded up a collection of the 50 best war movies ever. It's not all about bullets and blood, though, as many of these films use their subject matter to tell some amazing human stories. Of course, some of them really are about bullets and blood, so... enjoy those too!