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, machine gun, danger, rifle, sergeant, battle, war and violence plots mostly in Drama, War and Action genres shot in USA, UK, Italy and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as u.s. marine corps: Full Metal Jacket (1987), The Pacific (2010), Windtalkers (2002), The Wind and the Lion (1975), NCIS (2003), Jarhead (2005), Heartbreak Ridge (1986), Coming Home (1978), Black Hawk Down (2001), Nowhere to Hide (1987).
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Generation Kill (2008)
Drama, War
USA, UK
70 min.
 8.6
NCIS (2003)
Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
USA
60 min.
 7.9
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Last Flag Flying (2017)
Comedy, Drama, War
USA
125 min.
 6.9
Sniper: Ghost Shooter (2016)
Action, Drama, Thriller, War
USA
99 min.
 5.4

List of u.s. marine corps movies

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, realistic, disturbing, bleak, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: soldier, war, military, platoon, boot camp, sergeant, sniper, suicide, battles, vietnam war, violence, military life ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, year 1968, year 1967, 1960s
Place: vietnam, asia, south carolina
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 8.3
 82K
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, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: battles, military, navy, soldier, marines, war, battle zone, survival, gory, friends, behind enemy lines, loss of friend ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s, year 1945
Place: japan, asia, pacific ocean, korea
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 6.0
 61K
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, emotional, rough, sincere ...
Plot: code, island, war, military, survival, mexican standoff, behind enemy lines, gory, soldier, native americans, battle zone, u.s. army ...
Time: 20th century, year 1943, year 1944, 1940s
Place: asia, japan, 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, abduction, woman in danger, confined, danger, society, hostages, daring rescue, missing person ...
Time: 1900s, 20th century, 1930s
Place: morocco, africa, usa, north africa, washington d.c. ...
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 7.9
 101K
NCIS (2003)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: From murder and espionage to terrorism and stolen submarines, a team of special agents investigates any crime that has a shred of evidence connected to Navy and Marine Corps personnel, regardless of rank or position.
Style: captivating, realistic, suspenseful, serious, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: law enforcement, crime, computer genius, navy, government agency, victim, special agents, interrogation, forensics, murder, crime investigation, army investigation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, 2000s
Place: usa, washington d.c.
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 7.0
 158K
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: realistic, clever, serious, suspenseful, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gulf war, marines, anti war, war, death, infidelity, basic training, boot camp, military, corpse, sniper, loss of friend ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1991, year 1990, 1990s ...
Place: iraq, saudi arabia, middle east, hawaii, vietnam
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Heartbreak Ridge (1986)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: A hard-nosed, hard-living Marine gunnery sergeant clashes with his superiors and his ex-wife as he takes command of a spoiled recon platoon with a bad attitude.
Style: realistic, serious, rough, propaganda film, entertaining ...
Plot: military, marine, platoon, redemption, war, boot camp, idealism, military base, lone wolves, starting over, recruit, officer ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1983
Place: medical school, north carolina, battleship, caribbean, vietnam
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 7.3
 11K
Coming Home (1978)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: The wife of a Marine serving in Vietnam, Sally Hyde (Jane Fonda) decides to volunteer at a local veterans hospital to occupy her time. There she meets Luke Martin (Jon Voight), a frustrated wheelchair-bound vet who has become disillusioned with the ...
Style: emotional, realistic, touching, serious, gloomy ...
Plot: war, vietnam war, hospital, paraplegic, wheelchair, disability, soldier, military hospital, love, love affair, anti war, romance ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: california, vietnam, usa, los angeles
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 7.7
 328K
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, serious, bleak, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: battles, tough heroes, war, helicopter, survival, sniper, chaos and mayhem, courage, military, rescue, warlord, sacrifice ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, year 1993, 1990s, year 1992
Place: somalia, africa, arkansas, iraq
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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, rough, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: danger, assassination, survival, murder, hitman, dedicated lawyer, army investigation, espionage, legal investigation, crimes, deadly, law enforcement ...
Time: 80s
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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, ...
Plot: sniper, mission, battle, security, gun, enemy, gas, drone, u.s. marine corps, marine, ak 47, moral dilemma ...
Place: istanbul turkey
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 3.3
 2K
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, dangerous animal, deadly creature, ocean or sea, save the day, adventure, danger, deadly, sea monster, giant monster, creature feature ...
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: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: taliban, military, soldier, anti war, battle zone, war, military life, tough heroes, danger, heroes, against the odds, race against time ...
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, grief, friendship, death of son, colonel, black american, preacher, church, letter, bartender, cemetery ...
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Singapore, Singapore (1967)
Genre: Comedy, Thriller
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Singapore, Singapore
Plot: brainwashing, british secret service, u.s. marine corps, captain, cia, tied to a table, mad scientist, beach
Place: singapore
Is relevant ?
 5.0
 110
The Steel Claw (1961)
Genre: War, Drama
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: helmet, hook for hand, ambush, snake, hook, boat, shark, standoff, island, rescue mission, spin the bottle, machete ...
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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, hand grenade, fistfight, tank, explosion, tough guy, blood spatter, semiautomatic pistol, shot in the back, martial arts, brawl, helmet ...
Is relevant ?
 7.1
 172
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: discipline, sadism, prison, military, prisoner, dehumanization, verbal abuse, u.s. marine corps
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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, adoption, self sacrifice, rifle, machine gun, battle, flashback, massacre, snow, heroism, vandalism, mountain ...
Time: 1950s
Place: korea
Is relevant ?
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: world war two, u.s. marine corps, italian soldier, italian army, u.s. army, sergeant
Time: 1940s
Place: sicily, italy
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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: u.s. marine corps, iraq war, hostage, soldier, desert, survival, sergeant
Place: iraq
Is relevant ?
 5.2
 423
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: flashback, male bonding, crying, underwear, undressing, prison, father son relationship, military, graduation, target practice, haircut, boot camp ...
Is relevant ?
 5.9
 8K
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: illusion, alternate reality, dream, delusion, post war, apocalypse, marine, military training, commando raid, boot camp, desperation, homeless man ...
Place: afghanistan
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 6.6
 28K
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, serious, rough, realistic, suspense ...
Plot: investigation, kidnapping, sex slavery, secret service, secret agent, politics, race against time, rescue, undercover, sniper, secret agents, illegal prostitution ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: dubai
Is relevant ?
 5.7
 11K
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, ambiguous ending, surprise ending, intense ...
Plot: man versus machine, robot, cyberpunk, technology, military, survival, violence, island, death, artificial intelligence, gore, corpse ...
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: surprise ending, ambiguous ending, dramatic, absurd, funny ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: journalist, rescue, terrorism, taliban, drone, soldier, kidnapping, war, journalism, military, culture clash, betrayal ...
Time: year 2006, year 2005, year 2004, year 2003, 2000s
Place: afghanistan, glasgow scotland, big ben london, iraq, middle east
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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: serious, exciting, realistic, bleak, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vietnam war, basic training, friendship, military, anti heroes, hotshot hero, soccer, army, war, soldier, leadership, rebelliousness ...
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, soldier, military base, fish out of water, goofy hero, cult, sitcom, disorder, military life, misfit, hapless soldier, marines ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 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, exciting, serious, sincere, suspenseful ...
Plot: naval officer, admiral, second chance, war, soldier, military, heroic mission, ocean or sea, military life, battles, danger, heroes ...
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, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vietnam war, siege, embassy, vietcong, massacre, sergeant, soldier, war, heroic mission, military life, battle zone, military base ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: vietnam, asia
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