Action movies based on war with wildest explosions and stunts are popular with many movie lovers. Most war movies are about real events, and they convey the heroic acts of the soldiers and the harsh realities. Hollywood has done a great job portraying real experiences in a variety of films. A good film showcases conflict, protagonists and antagonists, heightened emotions, and unpredictable atmosphere. Here are four movies filmmakers have that show patriotic people fighting for their country.

Hacksaw Ridge (2016)

After staying behind the curtains for a long while, Mel Gibson rebounded with one of his best films to date, the Hacksaw Ridge The film is thrilling and shocking at the same time, according to Time Out.

The movie star Andrew Garfield plays the role of real-life Desmond Doss, who became a hero in the WWII for simply not carrying a weapon. The film is filled with violence and tinged with overt religiosity.

American Sniper (2014)

"American Sniper" is one of the best fiction films set in post-9/11 era, according to Paste Magazine. It was directed by Clint Eastwood, and it is sourced from Chris Kyle’s autobiography, who is the deadliest sniper in U.S. history. Bradley Cooper plays the role, and it has Iraqi-set battle scenes. Bradley plays Kyle with a “sensitivity” and “restrained” anguish which maybe didn’t exactly happen to Kyle. The film shows what soldiers feel after returning home from an unnatural situation.

Fury (2014)

According to Screen Rant, "Fury" was directed by David Ayer, and the World War II film features Brad Pitt, Logan Lerman, Micheal Pena, Shia LaBeouf and Jon Bernthal. The film narrates a story of young and new recruit joining a tank crew as the march across Germany. In the film, Ayer shows the intimate relationship between the crew members inside the enclosed machine.

The young soldier becomes traumatized by the tragic scenes and the war itself. The film also shows LeBeouf, who is the biggest standout of the five members as the courageous gunner for the titular tank, adding more taste to the film.

Restrepo (2010)

According to Paste Magazine, "Restrepo" was filmed in Afghanistan’s Korengal Valley and was directed by Tim Hetherington and Sebastian Junger.

Junger who is a journalist and photojournalist Hetherington hype the documentary with the exact events. The film has some scenes of graphic violence and the soldiers seem to die every day as the lives of Taliban and the Afghan people become abstractions. In the film, death is real until it’s not and the more it makes no sense that the soldiers should not be in Afghanistan, the more they try to accept it. The film was dedicated to Juan Sebastian Restrepo.