U.s. marine corps movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant u.s. marine corps movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, serious, suspenseful, dramatic, rough and intense films and TV shows about / with u.s. marine corps, military, soldier, rifle, sergeant, machine gun, gunfight, danger, brutality and blood plots mostly in Drama, War and Action genres shot in USA, UK, Germany and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as u.s. marine corps: Sniper: Ghost Shooter (2016), Jarhead (2005), Black Hawk Down (2001), The Pacific (2010), Windtalkers (2002), The Wind and the Lion (1975), Full Metal Jacket (1987), First to Fight (1967), The '60s (1999), The Wrong Guy (1997).

List of u.s. marine corps movies

Sniper: Ghost Shooter (2016)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller, War
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Elite snipers Brandon Beckett and Richard Miller are tasked with protecting a gas pipeline from terrorists looking to make a statement. When battles with the enemy lead to snipers being killed by a ghost shooter who knows their exact location, ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, exciting, captivating, suspense ...
Plot: sniper, mission, battle, u.s. marine corps, security, enemy, terrorism, terrorist, moral dilemma, military, terrorist group, battlefield ...
Place: istanbul turkey
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Jarhead (2005)
Genre: Biography, Drama, War
Country: USA, UK, Germany
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Jarhead is a film about a US Marine Anthony Swofford’s experience in the Gulf War. After putting up with an arduous boot camp, Swafford and his unit are sent to the Persian Gulf where they are eager to fight, but are forced to stay back from the ...
Style: intense, realistic, tense, serious, disturbing ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gulf war, military life, marines, death, anti war, boot camp, basic training, war, military, morality, pride and honor, power relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1983, year 1989, year 1991 ...
Place: iraq, saudi arabia, middle east, hawaii, vietnam
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Black Hawk Down (2001)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 144 min.
Story: When U.S. Rangers and an elite Delta Force team attempt to kidnap two underlings of a Somali warlord, their Black Hawk helicopters are shot down, and the Americans suffer heavy casualties, facing intense fighting from the militia on the ground.
Style: realistic, suspenseful, disturbing, captivating, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: courage, sniper, tough heroes, battles, war, helicopter, warrior, army, military, danger, survival, chaos and mayhem ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s, year 1992, year 1993
Place: somalia, africa, arkansas, iraq
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The Pacific (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History, War
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 530 min.
Story: A 10-part mini-series from the creators of "Band of Brothers" telling the intertwined stories of three Marines during America's battle with the Japanese in the Pacific during World War II.
Style: serious, emotional, suspenseful, disturbing, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: battles, military, soldier, war, navy, marines, battle zone, peril, behind enemy lines, friends, squad, gory ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s, year 1945
Place: japan, asia, korea, pacific ocean
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Windtalkers (2002)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 134 min.
Story: Joe Enders is a gung-ho Marine assigned to protect a "windtalker" - one of several Navajo Indians who were used to relay messages during World War II because their spoken language was indecipherable to Japanese code breakers.
Style: realistic, serious, sincere, emotional, rough ...
Plot: code, behind enemy lines, war, survival, navajo, military life, danger, friendship, courage, heroic mission, battle zone, soldier ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, year 1944, year 1943
Place: japan, asia, arizona
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The Wind and the Lion (1975)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: At the beginning of the 20th century an American woman is abducted in Morocco by Berbers. The attempts to free her range from diplomatic pressure to military intervention.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, captivating, epic ...
Plot: desert, kidnapping, politics, rescue, crimes, state affairs, hostages, confined, daring rescue, woman in danger, danger, missing person ...
Time: 1900s, 20th century, 1930s
Place: morocco, africa, usa, washington d.c., north africa ...
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Full Metal Jacket (1987)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A pragmatic U.S. Marine observes the dehumanizing effects the U.S.-Vietnam War has on his fellow recruits from their brutal boot camp training to the bloody street fighting in Hue.
Style: rough, disturbing, bleak, suspense, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: military, soldier, sergeant, war, military life, sniper, boot camp, vietnam war, suicide, basic training, violence, battles ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, year 1967, year 1968, 1960s
Place: vietnam, asia, south carolina
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First to Fight (1967)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Jack is the sole survivor of a Japanese attack on his squad at Guadalcanal. Because of his heroism and the fact that he is still alive, he becomes a Medal of Honor hero. He returns to train new recruits for the Marines and falls for a girl named ...
Plot: widow, medal of honor, japanese army, cowardice, u.s. marine corps, war hero, marriage, world war two, sergeant
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The '60s (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 172 min.
Story: The Herlihys are a working class family from Chicago whose three children take wildly divergent paths: Brian joins the Marines right out of High School and goes to Vietnam..
Style: captivating, realistic, sentimental, serious, sincere
Plot: hippie, vietnam war, vietnam veteran, culture clash, coming of age, concert, rock music, politician, protest, black panthers, pot smoking, drug abuse ...
Time: 1960s, 20th century, 60s
Place: vietnam, chicago illinois, woodstock, south central los angeles, usa
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The Wrong Guy (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Thriller
Country: Canada, UK
Duration: 92 min.
Story: An executive (Dave Foley) after being passed over for a promotion to president storms into his office only to find the man who got the promotion dead. Assuming everyone will think he committed the crime he takes off as a fugitive...
Style: humorous, witty, realistic, not serious, based on sketch comedy ...
Audience: kids
Plot: murder, promotion, chase, crime gone awry, farce, office, dishonesty, partners, deadly, law enforcement, disorder, master criminal ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: mexico, latin america, harvard university, cincinnati ohio, ohio ...
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Nowhere to Hide (1987)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Marine officer Rob Cutter and his wife Barbara have a son named Johnny. Rob discovers that two newly delivered helicopters in his squadron have crashed because a defective part, a C-ring, has been made of a weaker, less expensive alloy. Before Rob ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, exciting, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, danger, assassination, hitman, survival, espionage, rivalry, legal investigation, state affairs, crimes, deadly, dishonesty ...
Time: 80s
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Octopus (2000)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: During the Cuban missile crisis in 1962, a Russian submarine strays into American waters. On board is a nuclear cargo destined for Castro. The Americans attack and destroy the sub. 38 years later US submarine Roosevelt is in the same waters. An ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, scary, rough, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: octopus, submarine, deadly creature, dangerous animal, save the day, danger, deadly, ocean or sea, adventure, sea monster, creature feature, military ...
Time: 90s
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Jarhead 2: Field of Fire (2014)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Battle-scarred and disillusioned by the war, Corporal Chris Merrimette is put in charge of a unit whose next mission is to resupply a remote outpost on the edge of Taliban-controlled territory. While driving through the hostile Helmand province, a ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, bleak, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: military, taliban, battles, war, state affairs, chases and races, battle zone, wartime life, life is a bitch, heroic mission, tough heroes, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: afghanistan, middle east
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Last Flag Flying (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Thirty years after serving together in the Vietnam War, Larry "Doc" Shepherd, Sal Nealon and the Rev. Richard Mueller reunite for a different type of mission: to bury Doc's son, a young Marine killed in Iraq. Forgoing burial at ...
Style: road movie
Plot: vietnam war, iraq war, u.s. marine, colonel, cane, death of son, food, drinking, african american, drunkenness, motel, train ...
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Singapore, Singapore (1967)
Genre: Comedy, Thriller
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Singapore, Singapore
Plot: british secret service, mad scientist, cia, captain, tied to a table, beach, brainwashing, u.s. marine corps
Place: singapore
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The Steel Claw (1961)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A Marine stationed in the Philippines loses a hand in an accident and is discharged from the Corps. When the Japanese invade the Philippines, he is called back into service to rescue a general held by Filipino guerrillas behind Japanese lines. ...
Plot: jungle warfare, guerilla warfare, world war two, rifle, battle, machine gun, coffin, hook, ambush, spin the bottle, explosion, train ...
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Marine's, Let's Go (1961)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Following combat duty in Korea, a group of United States Marines (Tom Tryon, David Hedison and Tom Reese) are given a furlough in Japan.
Plot: battlefield, japanese army, bayonet, u.s. marine corps, bar brawl, korean war, marine, main character shot, explosion, fistfight, world war two, male female relationship ...
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The Brig (1964)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 68 min.
Story: A ultra-realistic depiction of life in a Marine Corps brig (or jail) at a camp in Japan in 1957. Marine prisoners are awakened and put through work details for the course of a single day, submitting in the course of it to extremely harsh and ...
Plot: sadism, discipline, military, prisoner, prison, u.s. marine corps, dehumanization, verbal abuse
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Marine Battleground (1963)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: South Korea, USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A division of marines survive a battle with the Chinese army but find themselves stranded without contact on the wrong side of the front.
Plot: war, army, adoption, massacre, trench, mascot, flashback, snow, mountain, company, grenade, heroism ...
Time: 1950s
Place: korea
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The Odd Squad (1983)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Italy
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Sicilia 1943, after the landing, between the invading Us army and the defender Italian army, a 2000 years old roman bridge resist to all kind of attacks. Both the army decides to definitively destroy it before the opponent does. But to the chaotic ...
Plot: italian soldier, u.s. army, sergeant, world war two, italian army, u.s. marine corps
Time: 1940s
Place: italy, sicily
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A Line in the Sand (2009)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Drama - Set in the present-day Iraq war, this tense and gripping drama unfolds as two US Marines find themselves stranded and alone in the desert after their unit is all but destroyed in a routine mission. One of their team is taken hostage in the ...
Plot: sergeant, iraq war, u.s. marine corps, desert, survival, hostage, soldier
Place: iraq
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Semper Fi (2001)
Genre: Drama, Action
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
Story: Cliff Truckee refuses a privileged start in life at a top college while other young men are enlisting. On the bus out of Chicago he meets a girl on her way to join the Marines, falls in love and decides to do the same. Paris Island is physically ...
Plot: marine, u.s. marine corps, vietnam war veteran, haircut, graduation, target practice, military training, oath, execution, fistfight, fight, gas mask ...
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Man Down (2015)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A haunted Afghanistan war veteran attempts to come to terms with his past while searching for his family in a post-apocalyptic America.
Style: surprise ending
Plot: alternate reality, delusion, illusion, apocalypse, dream, post war, shot in the head, explosion, u.s. marine corps, homeless man, baseball cap, marine ...
Place: afghanistan
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Spartan (2004)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: U.S. government agent Scott is assigned to rescue the daughter of a high-ranking government official. As willing as he is to bend the rules to get things done, though, Scott is shocked to find that others are willing to go even further to protect a ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, rough, serious, suspense ...
Plot: sex slavery, secret service, kidnapping, investigation, rescue, race against time, sniper, undercover, secret agent, politics, dishonesty, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: dubai
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Kill Command (2016)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Set in a near future, technology-reliant society that pits man against killing machines. Against this backdrop an elite army unit is helicoptered to a remote, off-the-grid island training facility. What starts out as a simple training exercise for ...
Style: futuristic, suspense, surprise ending, ambiguous ending, intense ...
Plot: cyberpunk, man versus machine, robot, technology, military, survival, violence, island, death, knife, rifle, electrocution ...
Time: near future, future
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Whiskey Tango Foxtrot (2016)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: In 2002, cable news producer Kim Barker decides to shake up her routine by taking a daring new assignment in Kabul, Afghanistan. Dislodged from her comfortable American lifestyle, Barker finds herself in the middle of an out-of-control war zone. ...
Style: realistic, emotional, touching, melancholic, factual ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: journalist, rescue, terrorism, soldier, journalism, fish out of water, rescue mission, interview, disguise, murder, female journalist, danger ...
Time: 2000s, year 2004, year 2006, year 2005, year 2003
Place: afghanistan, middle east, glasgow scotland, big ben london, iraq
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The Boys in Company C (1978)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Hong Kong, USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Disheartened by futile combat, appalled by the corruption of their South Vietnamese ally, and constantly endangered by the incompetence of their own company commander, the young men find a possible way out of the war. They are told that if they ...
Style: exciting, rough, realistic, bleak, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vietnam war, basic training, friendship, military, innocence lost, leadership, boot camp, instructor, marines, military life, hotshot hero, chaos and mayhem ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: vietnam, asia
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Gomer Pyle: USMC (1964)
Genre: Comedy, War
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Gomer Pyle, U.S.M.C. is an American situation comedy that originally aired on CBS from September 25, 1964, to May 2, 1969. The series was a spinoff of The Andy Griffith Show, and the pilot was aired as the finale of the fourth season of The Andy ...
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: military, military base, fish out of water, soldier, military life, marines, disorder, cult, misfit, hapless soldier, goofy hero, sitcom ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: california, los angeles, usa
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In Harm's Way (1965)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 165 min.
Story: A naval officer reprimanded after Pearl Harbor is later promoted to rear admiral and gets a second chance to prove himself against the Japanese.
Style: realistic, suspenseful, exciting, serious, factual ...
Plot: naval officer, war, military life, heroic mission, danger, battles, politics, father son relationship, world war two, admiral, second chance, wartime ...
Place: battleship, pearl harbor, hawaii, pacific ocean, san francisco
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The Siege of Firebase Gloria (1989)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: Australia, Philippines
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A Marine patrol stops at Firebase Gloria at the start of the Tet Offensive during the Vietnam war. With the firebase attacked, the patrol remains to help defend it. The Marines barely hold off the VC (Viet Cong), but in the end, hold the base.
Style: rough, realistic, suspenseful, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: siege, vietnam war, vietcong, embassy, sergeant, massacre, military life, leadership, marines, against the odds, danger, survival ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: vietnam, asia
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