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, suspense, intense and rough films and TV shows about / with u.s. marine corps, military, soldier, death, danger, brutality, violence, gunfight, fight and survival plots mostly in Drama, War and Action genres shot in USA, UK, Germany and other countries.
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u.s. marine corps movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as u.s. marine corps: Windtalkers (2002), Black Hawk Down (2001), Sniper: Ghost Shooter (2016), Jarhead (2005), The Pacific (2010), Generation Kill (2008), NCIS: Los Angeles (2009), The Wind and the Lion (1975), Full Metal Jacket (1987), Bloodshot (2020).

List of u.s. marine corps movies

 6.1
 68K
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, sincere, serious, emotional, rough ...
Plot: world war two, war, marines, code, military life, u.s. marine corps, heroes, military, mexican standoff, behind enemy lines, navajo, native americans ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, year 1943, year 1944
Place: japan, asia, arizona
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 7.7
 379K
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, rough, suspenseful, disturbing, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: war, warrior, courage, sniper, rescue mission, u.s. military, battles, combat, marine, american soldier, chaos, helicopter ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 20th century, year 1992, year 1993
Place: somalia, africa, east africa, arkansas, north africa ...
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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, ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, suspense, exciting, captivating ...
Plot: sniper, mission, battle, battles, terrorist, u.s. marine corps, security, enemy, terrorism, military, moral dilemma, terrorist group ...
Place: istanbul turkey
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 7.0
 182K
Jarhead (2005)
Genre: Action, 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, disturbing, tense, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gulf war, anti war, marines, u.s. military, iraq war, war, american soldier, boot camp, death, military life, pride and honor, basic training ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1989, year 1991, year 1990 ...
Place: iraq, saudi arabia, middle east, sacramento california, hawaii ...
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 8.3
 105K
The Pacific (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History, War
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 530 min.
TV show
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, suspenseful, disturbing, emotional, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: world war two, war, battles, battlefield, navy, soldier, squad, military, marines, battle zone, friends, peril ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s, year 1945
Place: japan, asia, pacific ocean, okinawa, korea
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Generation Kill (2008)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 70 min.
TV show
Story: Marines prepare to invade Iraq at the beginning of Operation Iraqi Freedom; while the soldiers wait to receive their orders, they learn a Rolling Stone columnist will be embedded with them
Style: suspenseful, tense, disturbing, realistic, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: iraq war, military, marines, soldier, anti war, war, military life, battles, courage, survival, danger, chaos and mayhem ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, year 2003
Place: iraq, middle east
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NCIS: Los Angeles (2009)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: The exploits of the Los Angeles–based Office of Special Projects (OSP), an elite division of the Naval Criminal Investigative Service that specializes in undercover assignments.
Style: realistic, suspenseful, exciting, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: special agents, crime investigation, military, navy, army investigation, undercover, partners, crimes, forensics, crime, partners against crime, fighting crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 2000s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
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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, captivating, realistic, intense ...
Plot: desert, kidnapping, politics, rescue, hostage, hostages, confined, missing person, woman in danger, ransom, love and romance, crimes ...
Time: 1900s, 20th century, 90s, 1930s
Place: morocco, washington d.c., africa, usa, 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, suspense, bleak, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vietnam war, military, war, soldier, sniper, boot camp, military life, suicide, sergeant, anti war, cruelty, platoon ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s, year 1968, year 1967
Place: vietnam, asia, south carolina
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 5.7
 70K
Bloodshot (2020)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: After he and his wife are murdered, marine Ray Garrison is resurrected by a team of scientists. Enhanced with nanotechnology, he becomes a superhuman, biotech killing machine - Bloodshot. As Ray first trains with fellow super-soldiers, he cannot ...
Style: tense, psychotronic, exciting, captivating, psychological ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: nanotechnology, superhuman powers, super strength, regeneration, superhero, rescue, tough guy, supernatural power, back from the dead, cyberpunk, one man army, violence ...
Time: contemporary, 2020s, near future
Place: hungary, budapest hungary, budapest, london, england ...
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 5.8
 313
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: combat, u.s. marine corps, widow, marriage, world war two, medal of honor, sergeant, cowardice, japanese army, war hero
Time: year 1943
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 6.5
 31K
Spartan (2004)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 106 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, rough, suspense, intense, twists and turns ...
Plot: secret agents, secret service, investigation, rescue, undercover, race against time, secret agent, politics, dishonesty, danger, missing person, kidnapping ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2004, 2000s
Place: dubai, boston, london, 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, suspenseful, serious, factual ...
Plot: naval battle, naval officer, military life, world war two, battleship, military, war, heroic mission, politics, danger, battles, father son relationship ...
Time: year 1941
Place: pearl harbor, hawaii, san francisco, polynesia, pacific ocean
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The Siege of Firebase Gloria (1988)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: Australia, USA, Philippines
Duration: 97 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: serious, suspenseful, rough, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vietnam war, siege, battles, massacre, sergeant, escapades, danger, survival, heroic mission, against the odds, military base, military life ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: vietnam, asia
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 4.4
 1K
Cover-Up (1991)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: UK, Israel
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Mike Anderson, a tough American reporter on a dangerous foreign assignment, finds his own life in jeopardy when he uncovers a deadly labyrinth of political intrigue that threatens the lives of thousands. Dispatched to investigate a mysterious and ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, exciting, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, espionage, secret agents, military, heroes, cia, terrorist plot, ambassador, spy, conspiracy, reporter, chases and races ...
Time: 90s
Place: israel, middle east, los angeles, tel aviv israel
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A Marine Story (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller, War
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Marine officer Alexandra is tough enough to kick any guy's ass in a bar fight, but there's one opponent she can't beat: military policy. When she returns to her conservative hometown from Iraq with a mysterious personal life, she ...
Style: emotional, sincere, uplifting, serious, realistic
Audience: girls' night
Plot: lesbian relationship, military, homecoming, teenage life, gender, introspection, society, starting over, hopes, soldier, iraq war, mentor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2008
Place: usa, california, iraq
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 7.5
 763
The Tribe (1970)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A Marine Corps drill instructor who is disgusted by the fact that the Corps now accepts draftees finds himself pitted against a hippie who has been drafted but refuses to accept the military's way of doing things.
Style: disturbing, bleak, realistic, serious, thought provoking
Plot: boot camp, military, basic training, culture clash, military life, individuality, hippie, recruit, marines, power relations, social relations, soldier ...
Time: 60s
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None But the Brave (1965)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, War
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: American and Japanese soldiers, stranded on a tiny Pacific island during World War II, must make a temporary truce and cooperate to survive various tribulations. Told through the eyes of the American and Japanese unit commanders, who must deal with ...
Style: rough, thought provoking, serious, realistic, bleak ...
Plot: world war two, island, survival, escapades, military, war, danger, soldier, anti war, stranded, u.s. army, isolation ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s
Place: pacific ocean
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Operation Rogue (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Deep in the jungles of Southeast Asia, a terrorist organization has stolen materials to create a dangerous chemical bomb. It is up to Captain Max Randall and his team of Marines to stop them. But when Randall's team kill the terrorist ...
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, military, terrorism, jungle, soldier, danger, confined, graphic violence, heroes, crimes, rescue, terrorist group ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: asia, the philippines, southeast asia, manila philippines
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Xtro 3: Watch the Skies (1995)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Marines on a deserted island are ordered to disfuse bombs, but then an alien creature terrorizes them.
Plot: alien, revenge, death, betrayal, exploitation, remote island, u.s. marine corps, rabbit, autopsy, helicopter, explosion, machete ...
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 7.4
 11K
The Wanderers (1979)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: The streets of the Bronx are owned by 60’s youth gangs where the joy and pain of adolescence is lived. Philip Kaufman tells his take on the novel by Richard Price about the history of the Italian-American gang ‘The Wanderers.’
Style: rough, sentimental, serious, realistic, cult film ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: street gang, coming of age, gang, high school, pregnancy, gang war, cheerleader, gangsters, rock and roll, crimes, rivalry, juvenile delinquency ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 20th century, year 1963, 80s
Place: usa, new york, bronx new york city, california, new jersey
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The Walking Dead (1995)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Five young marines on a suicide mission in Vietnam, struggle for survival in a jungle minefield. The mean streets of home did not prepare them for this.
Style: realistic, serious, tense, biting, suspense ...
Plot: jungle, vietnam war, escapades, danger, war, survival, interracial relations, military life, society, deadly, graphic violence, soldier ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: vietnam, asia
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 6.4
 10K
Uncommon Valor (1983)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller, War
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A group of Vietnam War veterans re-unite to rescue one of their own left behind and taken prisoner by the Vietnamese...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, intense, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: vietnam war, military, jungle, prison, rescue, soldier, war, survival, adventure, danger, captivity, military life ...
Time: 80s, year 1977, year 1982, year 1983, 70s ...
Place: vietnam, laos, asia, texas, southeast asia ...
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The Unbelievable Truth (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: After serving time for murder, Josh Hutton returns to his home town where he meets Audry Hugo. No one can remember exactly what Josh did...
Style: talky, witty, semi serious, realistic, offbeat ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: small town, ex convict, gossip, auto mechanic, penis size, redemption, crimes, romance, love and romance, starting over, social relations, family relations ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1988
Place: new york, usa, long island, harvard university, new york state ...
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 7.5
 14K
Taking Chance (2009)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 77 min.
Story: Lt. Col. Michael Strobl, a volunteer military escort accompanies the body of Lance Cpl. Chance Phelps to his hometown in Wyoming.
Style: touching, emotional, realistic, sincere, serious ...
Plot: war, military, soldier, self discovery, military life, patriotism, marines, iraq war, father son relationship, friendship, mother daughter relationship, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2004
Place: iraq, wyoming, usa, baghdad iraq, minneapolis minnesota ...
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 6.4
 20K
Stop-Loss (2008)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A veteran soldier returns from his completed tour of duty in Iraq, only to find his life turned upside down when he is arbitrarily ordered to return to field duty by the Army.
Style: emotional, serious, bleak, thought provoking, sad ...
Plot: u.s. military, soldier, friendship, homecoming, military, politics, gulf war, wartime life, rules and policies, post traumatic stress disorder, death, patriotism ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: texas, usa, canada, washington d.c., mexico ...
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 5.9
 2K
Stateside (2004)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: The film follows a rebellious teenager on leave from the Marines who falls in love with a female musician. The relationship is threatened when she develops a mental illness...
Style: serious, realistic, captivating
Plot: mental illness, fall in love, love affair, military life, teenage life, prank, romance, youth, basic training, boot camp, schizophrenia, u.s. navy ...
Time: contemporary, year 1980
Place: california, beirut lebanon, connecticut, south carolina, new york state ...
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Space: Above and Beyond (1995)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Space: Above and Beyond is a short-lived mid-1990s American science fiction television show on the FOX Network, created and written by Glen Morgan and James Wong. Originally planned for five seasons, it ran only for the single 1995–1996 season. It ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: space wars, evil alien, space and aliens, space war, marines, save the world, adventure, space travel, alien encounter, alien civilization, racism, alien ...
Time: 90s, future
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 5.3
 1K
The Soldier (1982)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Terrorists take over a plutonium bomb and threaten to detonate it in a Saudi Arabian oil field. A special anti-terrorist unit is sent in to stop them.
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hijacking, terrorism, soldier, undercover, race against time, kgb, oil, terrorist, adventure, chase, escapades, save the day ...
Time: 80s
Place: saudi arabia, middle east, berlin germany, new york, pittsburgh ...
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 6.1
 24K
Sniper (1993)
Genre: Action, Thriller, War
Country: USA, Peru
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Tough guy Thomas Beckett is an US soldier working in the Panamanian jungle. His job is to seek out rebels and remove them using his sniper skills. Beckett is notorious for losing his partners on such missions. This time he's accompanied by ...
Style: psychological, exciting, suspenseful, realistic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: sniper, soldier, sniper rifle, jungle, military uniform, manhunt, military, helicopter, fistfight, waterfall, surrender, surrounded ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: panama, latin america, washington d.c.
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