Battle movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant battle movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out exciting, epic, stylized, captivating, entertaining and serious films and TV shows about / with battle, betrayal, chase, violence, death, sword, warrior, storytelling, transformation and danger plots mostly in Action, Adventure and Fantasy genres shot in USA, Japan, UK and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as battle: Kagemusha (1980), The Thin Red Line (1998), We Were Soldiers (2002), How to Train Your Dragon (2010), Tristan + Isolde (2006), Hercules (2014), Independence Day (1996), Conan the Barbarian (2011), Battle Royale (2000), With Fire and Sword (1999).

List of battle movies

 8.0
 28K
Kagemusha (1980)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 180 min.
Story: When a warlord dies, a peasant thief is called upon to impersonate him, in order to protect his clan from appearing weak and vulnerable. But he finds himself haunted by the warlord’s spirit as well as his own ambitions.
Style: epic, captivating, bleak, enigmatic, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: samurai, battle, emperor, switching roles, war, mistaken identity, lookalikes, warlord, state affairs, disorder, dishonesty, army ...
Time: 16th century, 1500s, 18th century
Place: japan, asia, feudal japan, tokyo
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The Thin Red Line (1998)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 170 min.
Story: Based on the graphic novel by James Jones, The Thin Red Line tells the story of a group of men, an Army Rifle company called C-for-Charlie, who change, suffer, and ultimately make essential discoveries about themselves during the fierce World War II ...
Style: bleak, rough, surreal, captivating, epic ...
Plot: war, jungle, sergeant, invasion, commander, battle, survival, military, soldier, infantry, pacific island, battle zone ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s
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We Were Soldiers (2002)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 138 min.
Story: The story of the first major battle of the American phase of the Vietnam War and the soldiers on both sides that fought it.
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, tense, factual ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: soldier, vietnam war, military, military life, death, wartime life, heroes, battle, explosion, war, battle zone, behind enemy lines ...
Time: 1960s, 20th century, 2000s
Place: vietnam, asia, usa, iraq
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How to Train Your Dragon (2010)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: As the son of a Viking leader on the cusp of manhood, shy Hiccup Horrendous Haddock III faces a rite of passage: he must kill a dragon to prove his warrior mettle. But after downing a feared dragon, he realizes that he no longer wants to destroy it, ...
Style: exciting, feel good, humorous, touching, atmospheric ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: friendship, dragon, adventure, family, vikings, imaginary kingdom, training, imaginary, journey, warrior, animal training, teamwork ...
Place: scandinavia
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Tristan + Isolde (2006)
Genre: Action, Drama, Romance, War
Country: USA, UK, Germany, Czech Republic
Duration: 125 min.
Story: An affair between the second in line to Britain's throne (Franco) and the princess of the feuding Irish (Myles) spells doom for the young lovers.
Style: touching, exciting, romantic, suspense, serious ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: forbidden love, knight, infidelity, true love, romance, lovers, betrayal, irish, love affair, battle, marriage, moral dilemma ...
Time: middle ages
Place: ireland, england, europe, cornwall, san francisco
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Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 136 min.
Story: Captain Jack Sparrow crosses paths with a woman from his past, and he's not sure if it's love -- or if she's a ruthless con artist who's using him to find the fabled Fountain of Youth. When she forces him aboard the Queen ...
Style: exciting, semi serious, humorous, entertaining, intense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, family outing
Plot: pirate, ship, chase, captain, ancient mystery, mermaid, swashbuckler, adventure, immortality, battle, treasure hunt, treasure ...
Time: 18th century
Place: caribbean, spain, england, london
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 6.0
 136K
Hercules (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Fourteen hundred years ago, a tormented soul walked the earth that was neither man nor god. Hercules was the powerful son of the god king Zeus, for this he received nothing but suffering his entire life. After twelve arduous labors and the loss of ...
Style: serious, exciting, stylized, captivating, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mercenary, warrior, hercules, legends and myths, battle, superhuman powers, battles, heroic mission, adventure, strong man, greek mythology, strongman ...
Place: ancient greece, greece, athens greece, dungeon
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Independence Day (1996)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 145 min.
Story: On July 2, a giant alien mothership enters orbit around Earth and deploys several dozen saucer-shaped 'destroyer' spacecraft that quickly lay waste to major cities around the planet. On July 3, the United States conducts a coordinated ...
Style: exciting, semi serious, suspenseful, tense, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, family outing, teens
Plot: evil alien, save the world, invasion, space and aliens, ufo, alien invasion, end of the world, battle, pilot, spacecraft, war, alien encounter ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: usa, washington d.c., bombay india, sydney australia, berlin germany ...
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Conan the Barbarian (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A quest that begins as a personal vendetta for the fierce Cimmerian warrior soon turns into an epic battle against hulking rivals, horrific monsters, and impossible odds, as Conan (Jason Momoa) realizes he is the only hope of saving the great ...
Style: exciting, stylized, light, captivating, epic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: magic, vengeance, battle, barbarian, rescue, good versus evil, master warrior, gory, rivalry, danger, heroic mission, revenge ...
Time: ancient history, ancient world, prehistoric times, stone age
Place: dungeon, hawaii
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 7.7
 158K
Battle Royale (2000)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 114 min.
Story: In the future, the Japanese government captures a class of ninth-grade students and forces them to kill each other under the revolutionary "Battle Royale" act.
Style: bleak, disturbing, futuristic, exciting, realistic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: contests and competitions, future dystopia, captivity, survivor, death, survival, game of death, island, battle, school class, teacher, trap ...
Time: future
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
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With Fire and Sword (1999)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: Poland
Duration: 175 min.
Story: In the mid-17th century, Poland was the largest, most democratic, and most tolerant country in Europe. However, a tragic civil war brought about the gradual decline of the once glorious republic...
Style: captivating, serious, realistic, epic
Plot: polish, rebellion, military, battle, culture clash, political unrest, chaos and mayhem, battles, heroes, love affair, politics, blind ambition ...
Time: 17th century, 1600s
Place: poland, ukraine, europe
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 8.6
 834
Empress Ki (2013)
Genre: Action, Drama, Romance
Country: South Korea
Story: The story of the woman that would become Empress Ki, and her struggles as she worked her way through war, political conspiracies, and the imperial palace to become Empress of China. This Korean Drama re-imagines the historical figure as a fierce, ...
Style: semi serious, suspenseful, multicultural, harsh, romantic
Plot: empress, love, love triangle, battle, betrayal, female warrior, palace intrigue, culture clash, friendship, orphan, crown prince, sword fight ...
Time: 14th century
Place: china, korea
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 7.0
 42K
Outlaw King (2018)
Genre: Action, Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Forced into exile by the English after being crowned King of Scotland, legendary warrior Robert the Bruce fights to reclaim the throne.
Style: atmospheric, suspense, exciting, factual, breathtaking
Plot: exile, medieval, battle, kingdom, historical character, king, battlefield, knight, castle, male objectification, taking off clothes, nobleman ...
Time: 14th century
Place: scotland, england
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Avengers: Infinity War (2018)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 149 min.
Story: As the Avengers and their allies have continued to protect the world from threats too large for any one hero to handle, a new danger has emerged from the cosmic shadows: Thanos. A despot of intergalactic infamy, his goal is to collect all six ...
Style: surprise ending, exciting, semi serious, entertaining, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: superhero, genocide, sacrifice, magic, battlefield, teleportation, magical object, supervillain, throne, super villain, team, save the world ...
Time: 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, africa, manhattan new york city, scotland
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Is It Wrong to Try to Pick Up Girls in a Dungeon? (2015)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
Story: Bell Cranell is a rookie adventurer and the sole member of his dirt-poor guild founded by the petite goddess Hestia. Adventurers come from far and wide looking to strike it big in the massive labyrinth known as Dungeon, located beneath the city of ...
Style: romantic, enigmatic, captivating, exciting
Plot: magic, battle, monster, mythology, creature, magical sword, dark fantasy, travel, happiness, goddess, harem, forest ...
Place: dungeon
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 6.5
 317K
Justice League (2017)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Canada, UK
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Fuelled by his restored faith in humanity and inspired by Superman's selfless act, Bruce Wayne and Diana Prince assemble a team of metahumans consisting of Barry Allen, Arthur Curry and Victor Stone to face the catastrophic threat of ...
Style: entertaining, captivating, epic, exciting, surprise ending
Plot: superhero team, superhero, super powers, alien, good versus evil, superhuman, battle, alien invasion, army, super speed, superhuman speed, female warrior ...
Time: 2010s
Place: russia, norway, tower bridge london, kansas
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Spider-Man: Homecoming (2017)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 133 min.
Story: Following the events of Captain America: Civil War, Peter Parker, with the help of his mentor Tony Stark, tries to balance his life as an ordinary high school student in Queens, New York City, with fighting crime as his superhero alter ego ...
Style: entertaining, intense, exciting, suspense, comic ...
Audience: teens, teen comedy
Plot: superhero, teenage life, moral dilemma, teenager, arms dealer, school, teenage protagonist, rescue, supernatural power, costumed hero, battle, good versus evil ...
Time: 2010s
Place: new york, usa, berlin germany, washington d.c.
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 7.9
 442K
Thor: Ragnarok (2017)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Thor is on the other side of the universe and finds himself in a race against time to get back to Asgard to stop Ragnarok, the prophecy of destruction to his homeworld and the end of Asgardian civilization, at the hands of an all-powerful new ...
Style: entertaining, stylized, comic, epic, surprise ending
Plot: planet, superhero, female villain, warrior, goddess, female warrior, destruction, supernatural power, one against many, good versus evil, battle, heroism ...
Time: 2010s
Place: norway
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Warcraft: The Beginning (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: China, Canada, Japan, USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: The peaceful realm of Azeroth stands on the brink of war as its civilization faces a fearsome race of invaders: orc warriors fleeing their dying home to colonize another. As a portal opens to connect the two worlds, one army faces destruction and ...
Style: exciting, entertaining, scenic, suspenseful, epic ...
Plot: sorcerer, fictional war, good versus evil, video game, magic, adventure, fantasy world, kingdom, battle, brutality, fight scenes, sword and sorcery ...
Place: dungeon
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 7.0
 663K
Thor (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Against his father Odin's will, The Mighty Thor - a powerful but arrogant warrior god - recklessly reignites an ancient war. Thor is cast down to Earth and forced to live among humans as punishment. Once here, Thor learns what it takes to be a ...
Style: exciting, humorous, stylized, entertaining, epic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: superhero, superhuman powers, imaginary kingdom, immortality, legends and myths, warrior, adventure, rivalry, protector, betrayal, parents and children, god ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: new mexico, usa, scandinavia, norway
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Iron & Blood: The Legend of Taras Bulba (2009)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Country: Russia, Ukraine, Poland
Duration: 129 min.
Story: Set in the 16th century, this is a story about Ukraine's Cossack warriors and their campaign to defend their lands from the advancing Polish armies.
Style: epic, serious, exciting, realistic, stylized ...
Plot: battles, rebelliousness, leadership, heroes, political unrest, cossack, parent child relationship, state affairs, father son relationship, battle, parents and children, betrayal ...
Time: 16th century
Place: ukraine, poland, europe
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The 13th Warrior (1999)
Genre: Action, Adventure, History
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: In AD 922, Arab courtier, Ahmad Ibn Fadlan accompanies a party of Vikings to the barbaric North to combat a terror that slaughters Vikings and devours their flesh.
Style: exciting, epic, suspenseful, scenic, rough ...
Plot: vikings, battles, mission, adventure, heroic mission, violence, danger, barbarian, heroes, gory, against the odds, good versus evil ...
Time: middle ages
Place: iraq, scandinavia
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Sheep & Wolves: Pig Deal (2019)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: Russia
Duration: 85 min.
Story: The united town of sheep and wolves lives a peaceful and quiet life until two unexpected guests turn up - a polar fox and a tiny ewe. No one ever expected them to bring a deadly danger, which can be overcome only if they work together. Only teamwork ...
Style: sweet, colourful, semi serious, touching, light
Audience: kids, preschoolers
Plot: sheep, battle, courage, bravery, idealism, leader, anthropomorphic animal, happy ending, wolf, society, rabbit, pig ...
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Dragon Ball Super (2015)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
Story: Set just after the events of the Buu Saga of Dragon Ball Z, a deadly threat awakens once more. People lived in peace without knowing who the true heroes were during the devastating battle against Majin Buu. The powerful Dragon Balls have prevented ...
Style: exciting, suspense, suspenseful, humorous, captivating
Plot: battle, rival, martial arts, warrior, villain, challenge, friendship, training, super powers, danger, father son relationship, husband wife relationship ...
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 5.0
 3K
The Pack (2015)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Man’s best friend becomes his worst nightmare when a horde of bloodthirsty wild dogs descends upon a family’s farmhouse in a fang-bearing fight for survival.
Style: exciting, captivating, tense, rough
Plot: survival, dog, farmer, australian outback, battle, farmhouse, husband wife relationship, animal, ranch, outback, teenager, mauling ...
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The Scorpion King (2002)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany, Belgium
Duration: 92 min.
Story: In ancient Egypt, peasant Mathayus is hired to exact revenge on the powerful Memnon and the sorceress Cassandra, who are ready to overtake Balthazar's village. Amid betrayals, thieves, abductions and more, Mathayus strives to bring justice to ...
Style: exciting, entertaining, tense, humorous, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: master warrior, adventure, desert, heroic mission, good versus evil, uninhibited rivalry, danger, destiny, leadership, woman in danger, sword fight, betrayal ...
Time: ancient history
Place: egypt, africa, middle east
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One Man's Hero (1999)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, Romance, War, Western
Country: Spain, Mexico, USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: One Man's Hero tells the little-known story of the "St. Patrick's Battalion" or "San Patricios," a group of mostly Irish and other immigrants of the Catholic faith who deserted to Mexico after encountering religious and ...
Style: epic, captivating, suspenseful, exciting, tense ...
Plot: war, soldier, battlefield, military, army, immigrants, battles, tragic hero, society, culture clash, heroes, foe turned friend ...
Time: 19th century, 1840s
Place: mexico, latin america
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Meet the Spartans (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: From the creators of Scary Movie and Date Movie comes this tongue-in-cheek parody of the sword-and-sandal epics, dubbed Meet the Spartans. The 20th Century Fox production was written and directed by the filmmaking team of Jason Friedberg and Aaron ...
Style: humorous, idiotic, funny, satirical, absurd ...
Audience: teens
Plot: parody, queen, escapades, army, heroic mission, heroes, fight, goofy hero, rivalry, disorder, buddies, contests and competitions ...
Time: ancient history
Place: ancient greece, greece
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 7.1
 18K
9th Company (2005)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Country: Finland, Russia, Ukraine
Duration: 139 min.
Story: The picture opens in Krasnoyarsk, Siberia, in late 1988, when military trainees Petrovsky, Ryaba, Chugun, Stas, Pinochet, Lyutev and Vorobyev are whipped into shape at a training camp by the brutal, sadistic commander, Warrant Officer Dygalo - prior ...
Style: rough, realistic, serious, suspenseful, dramatic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: soldier, military, battles, officers and cadets, war, basic training, friendship, military life, death, wartime life, boot camp, killed in action ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: afghanistan, soviet union, russia, middle east
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Ready Player One (2018)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, India
Duration: 140 min.
Story: When the creator of a popular video game system dies, a virtual contest is created to compete for his fortune.
Style: exciting, captivating, atmospheric, stylized, entertaining ...
Plot: virtual reality, quest, video game, adventure, love, evil corporation, teenage protagonist, friendship, life, playing a video game, reward, fight ...
Time: future, 2040s, 80s, near future, 21st century
Place: empire state building manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city
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