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'Movies Like Apocalypse Now': Best Vietnam War Movies

The unimaginable horrors of 'Nam inspired some great movies, we've picked the best for this list, including classics 'Apocalypse Now', 'Platoon' and - more recent addition - 'Rescue Dawn', starring the now routinely emaciated Christian Bale.

'Movies Like Rescue Dawn': Modern POW Movies

Seen 'Unbroken' recently and looking for some more inside glimpses into the gritty realities of prisoner-of-war camps? Make sure to check out 'Rescue Dawn' for yet another intense, psychological performance from Christian Bale.

'Movies Like Into the Wild': The Modern Survival Movie

The takeaway from this collection of wilderness survival thrillers: GPS is never, ever a bad idea! Watch Liam Neeson battle wolves, Robert Redford battle the ocean, and James Franco battle his own anatomy - and that's just for starters!

'Movies Like Come and See': Grittiest War Movies

Movies defined by a stark, unflinching look at the horrors of war. If you're looking for a foreign hidden-gem, check out 'City of Life and Death'; if you're in the mood for a classic check out 'The Deer Hunter'; and if you're looking for something truly intense, check out 'Come and See'!

'Movies Like Platoon': Best War Movies of all Time

An eclectic selection of the best modern warfare (20th century onwards) related movies of all time, all the way from 'Run Silent Run Deep' to 'American Sniper'. If you're a war-buff, we're sure you won't walk away empty-handed!

'Movies Like The Pursuit of Happiness': Hollywood's Most Inspirational Movies

The most inspirational movies of all time, featuring protagonists who would rather die than give up on their goals; perfect to watch before sports matches, job interviews, and long prison stints.

Christian Bale Action

After his performance in 'The Machinist', for which he dropped 60lbs by subsisting on one meal a day, it's hard to deny Bale's devotion to the craft. What's even more impressive is that he began preparing for 'Batman' almost immediately after production finished - and managed to get superhero level ripped in a matter of weeks. Where can we get us some of THAT protein powder?

Werner Herzog Movies

Documentary maker, cinematic auteur and a fascinating character in his own right, Werner Herzog's near 50 year long film-making career is listed below. 'Fitzcarraldo' 'Aguirre' 'Stroszek' are good places to start, as are his documentaries 'Grizzly Man' 'Encounters at the End of the World' and 'Cave of Forgotten Dreams'.

Best Modern War Movies

From the war on terror to fighting Hitler on the beaches, the tales of these brave men and women will last forever. Be sure to check out 'Flags of Our Fathers', an epic tale of camaraderie between six young men in the later stages of WW2.

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