Top 25 Civil War Movies

1910s

2 The Birth of a Nation (1915)

The Birth of a Nation (1915)

Published on January 31st, 2013 | by Chris

If in this work we have conveyed to the mind the ravages of war to the end that war may be held in abhorrence, this effort will not have been in vain. These words grace one... Read More


1990s

3 Ride With the Devil (1999)

Ride With The Devil (1999)

Published on March 16th, 2013 | by Chris

Ride With The Devil leads us into the infamous Quantrill's Raid on Lawrence, Kansas during the Civil War, through the eyes of a band of "independent southerners," most notably one Jake Roedel (Tobey Maguire.)  Although the... Read More


1980s

6 Glory (1989)

Glory (1989)

Published on January 28th, 2007 | by Chris

The US Civil War is a period that hasn't received as much attention as World War II, or Vietnam, but the few films or miniseries that have come out about it have been nothing short of... Read More


1970s

7 The Red Badge of Courage (1974)

The Red Badge of Courage (1974)

Published on June 20th, 2007 | by Chris

Two words.  Skip it!  Wait for the 1951 version of this starring Audie Murphy and Bill Mauldin to come around on the tube, or something.  Just avoid this at all costs. Stephen Crane's classic novel, "The... Read More


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