Welcome to StudioBinder’s screenplay library, your gateway to the gripping and poignant world of free war movie scripts. Dive into the chaos, courage, and sacrifices of battle as we present a curated selection of the most compelling and immersive stories ever written. Experience the triumphs and tragedies, the camaraderie and conflicts, and the indomitable human spirit amidst the ravages of war. With feature-length screenplays and insightful breakdowns, this collection sheds light on the profound impact of war!

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Breaking Down the 1917 One-Shot  •  Subscribe on YouTube

Written By: Sam Mendes & Krysty Wilson-Cairns

Synopsis: April 6th, 1917. As a regiment assembles to wage war deep in enemy territory, two soldiers are assigned to race against time and deliver a message that will stop 1,600 men from walking straight into a deadly trap.

Action, War

300 First Battle Scene  •  Subscribe on YouTube

Written By: Zack Snyder & Kurt Johnstad and Michael B. Gordon (screenplay by), Frank Miller & Lynn Varley (graphic novel by)

Synopsis: King Leonidas of Sparta and a force of 300 men fight the Persians at Thermopylae in 480 B.C.

romance, war


Written By: Julius J. Epstein & Philip G. Epstein and Howard Koch 

Synopsis: A cynical American expatriate struggles to decide whether or not he should help his former lover and her fugitive husband escape French Morocco.

comedy, war

Dr. Strangelove

Written By: Stanley Kubrick & Terry Southern and Peter George 

Synopsis: An insane general triggers a path to nuclear holocaust that a War Room full of politicians and generals frantically tries to stop.

action, war


Written By: Christopher Nolan 

Synopsis: Allied soldiers from Belgium, the British Empire, and France are surrounded by the German Army, and evacuated during a fierce battle in World War II.

Written By: Quentin Tarantino 

Synopsis: In Nazi-occupied France during World War II, a plan to assassinate Nazi leaders by a group of Jewish U.S. soldiers coincides with a theatre owner's vengeful plans for the same.

drama, war

Jojo Rabbit

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Written By: Taika Waititi (screenplay), based on the novel by Christine Leunens

Synopsis: A young boy in Hitler's army finds out his mother is hiding a Jewish girl in their home.

Written By: Todd Louiso and Jacob Koskoff & Michael Lesslie (screenplay), based on the play by William Shakespeare 

Synopsis: Macbeth, the Thane of Glamis, receives a prophecy from a trio of witches that one day he will become King of Scotland. Consumed by ambition and spurred to action by his wife, Macbeth murders his king and takes the throne for himself.

war, action

The Patriot

Written By: Robert Rodat

Synopsis: Peaceful farmer Benjamin Martin is driven to lead the Colonial Militia during the American Revolution when a sadistic British officer murders his son.

Omaha Beach Landing  •  Read Full Scene

Written By: Robert Rodat 

Synopsis: Following the Normandy Landings, a group of U.S. soldiers go behind enemy lines to retrieve a paratrooper whose brothers have been killed in action.

Written By: Mark Bomback & Matt Reeves (screenplay), based on the characters by Rick Jaffa & Amanda Silver

Synopsis: After the apes suffer unimaginable losses, Caesar wrestles with his darker instincts and begins his own mythic quest to avenge his kind.


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