War is an inherently cinematic subject, full of action, conflict, and spectacle, but what about after the fighting ends? It's a lot harder to make a movie about veterans, who are generally seen in movies trying to put drama behind them and reassimilate into mundane civilian life. Still, there are a handful of movies that do address veterans' issues with some sympathy, understanding, and, yes, compelling drama. Veteran's Day may be over, but if you're looking for a film to salute our returning servicemen and women this weekend, here are 16 of the best to consider.



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