World War I is one of the deadliest wars ever fought in Earth's history. However, due to the era, there is not much documentation of most aspects of the war fought across continents. 1917 releases in India this week, and is likely to take home the Oscars 2020 Best Picture award this year. In case you are in the mood for World War 1 movies and documentaries, here are 5 films you should stream online in India.
1. Lawrence of Arabia (1962)
Lawrence of Arabia is possibly the best movie about World War I. It revolves around TE Lawrence, an Army officer from England who took up the impossible task of leading the diverse Arab tribes during World War I.
Watch/ Stream Lawrence of Arabia on Google Play and Apple TV in India
2. Legends of the Fall (1994)
Based in the early 1900s, Legends of the Fall is the story of three brothers and their father living in the state of Montana, US as they are affected by history, war, love, and betrayal.
3. The Water Diviner (2014)
2014's war drama focuses on the life of an Australian man who must travel to Turkey after the battle of Gallipoli to find his three missing sons.
4. Doctor Zhivago (1965)
Yet another one of the World War I classics, Doctor Zhivago revolves around the life of Russian physicist and poet who is in love with a political activist's wife during the war and the following October revolution.
Watch / Stream Doctor Zhivago on Hooq in India
5. They Shall Not Grow Old (2018)
In 2018, Peter Jackson released a particularly spectacular World War I film that is a documentary aiming to bring the real events of the war into colour. It is a perfect reminder of the war that was hell.