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, captivating, suspense, serious and intense films and TV shows about / with battle, betrayal, chase, soldier, violence, mentor, storytelling, dialogue, explosion and danger plots mostly in Action, Adventure and Drama genres shot in USA, UK, Japan and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as battle: Kagemusha (1980), We Were Soldiers (2002), Tristan + Isolde (2006), The Thin Red Line (1998), How to Train Your Dragon (2010), Sniper: Ghost Shooter (2016), Hercules (2014), Independence Day (1996), Glory (1989), Gettysburg (1993).

List of battle movies

 8.0
 29K
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, lookalikes, war, state affairs, switching roles, disorder, mistaken identity, emperor, military, heroes, ruler ...
Time: 16th century, 1500s, 18th century
Place: japan, feudal japan, asia, tokyo
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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: factual, serious, rough, suspenseful, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: soldier, vietnam war, military, military life, heroes, wartime life, death, battle, explosion, war, battle zone, behind enemy lines ...
Time: 1960s, 20th century, 2000s
Place: vietnam, asia, usa, iraq
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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, realistic ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: forbidden love, knight, true love, love affair, legends and myths, lovers, irish, betrayal, infidelity, marriage, battle, princess ...
Time: middle ages
Place: ireland, england, europe, cornwall, san francisco
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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, captivating, epic, surreal ...
Plot: war, sergeant, jungle, invasion, commander, military life, battle, survival, soldier, infantry, pacific island, military ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century
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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, humorous, semi serious, intense, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, family outing, boys' night
Plot: ship, pirate, chase, mermaid, captain, ancient mystery, swashbuckler, immortality, adventurer, adventure, treasure hunt, battle ...
Time: 18th century
Place: caribbean, spain, england, london
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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, pre-teens, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: friendship, dragon, family, adventure, vikings, warrior, journey, imaginary kingdom, imaginary, human animal relationship, animal training, training ...
Place: scandinavia
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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: tense, suspenseful, captivating, exciting, disturbing ...
Plot: sniper, mission, battle, u.s. marine corps, enemy, security, terrorism, military, moral dilemma, terrorist, terrorist group, soldier ...
Place: istanbul turkey
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 6.0
 138K
Hercules (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA, Hungary
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: legends and myths, warrior, mercenary, hercules, battle, greek mythology, superhuman powers, heroic mission, strong man, adventure, lone hero, battles ...
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: family outing, boys' night, teens
Plot: invasion, evil alien, save the world, alien invasion, ufo, space and aliens, end of the world, danger, pilot, battle, alien, spacecraft ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: usa, moscow russia, empire state building manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city, berlin germany ...
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 7.8
 114K
Glory (1989)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Robert Gould Shaw leads the US Civil War's first all-black volunteer company, fighting prejudices of both his own Union army and the Confederates.
Style: realistic, serious, thought provoking, captivating, epic ...
Plot: american civil war, racism, prejudice, freedom, slavery, battle, war, military life, hopes, captain, camp, human spirit ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s
Place: massachusetts, usa, south carolina, new england, boston
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 7.6
 25K
Gettysburg (1993)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 271 min.
Story: Summer 1863. The Confederacy pushes north into Pennsylvania. Union divisions converge to face them. The two great armies clash at Gettysburg, site of a theology school. For three days, through such legendary actions as Little Round Top and ...
Style: epic, realistic, captivating, serious, exciting ...
Plot: american civil war, civil war, slavery, military, battle, soldier, war, historical character, heroic mission, state affairs, civil rights, battle zone ...
Time: 19th century
Place: usa, pennsylvania, maryland
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 7.4
 54K
Excalibur (1981)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 140 min.
Story: A surreal adaptation of Sir Thomas Malory's "Le Morte d'Arthur", chronicling Arthur Pendragon's conception, his rise to the throne, the search by his Knights of the Round Table for the Holy Grail, and ultimately his death.
Style: stylized, serious, exciting, captivating, intense ...
Plot: knight, witch, adventure, holy grail, folk hero, legends and myths, good versus evil, king arthur, king, mythology, magic, heroic mission ...
Time: middle ages, future
Place: england, europe
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Eastern Condors (1987)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A motley group of Asian prisoners held in the US are given one chance for freedom. They are to go deep into Vietnam and destroy a secret depot of missles that the US left behind during the pull-out. The group, led by Lt. Lam and convict Tung, hook ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, captivating, exciting, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: battle, military life, military, heroic mission, war, danger, race against time, tough heroes, save the day, jungle, soldier, martial arts ...
Time: 70s
Place: vietnam, asia
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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: teens, boys' night
Plot: magic, good versus evil, battle, barbarian, sword and sorcery, rescue, vengeance, rivalry, master warrior, heroic mission, danger, gory ...
Time: ancient history, ancient world, stone age, prehistoric times
Place: dungeon, hawaii
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 6.5
 87K
DragonHeart (1996)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: In an ancient time when majestic fire-breathers soared through the skies, a knight named Bowen comes face to face and heart to heart with the last dragon on Earth, Draco. Taking up arms to suppress a tyrant king, Bowen soon realizes his task will be ...
Style: humorous, fairy tale, entertaining, scenic, touching ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: dragon, knight, immortality, friendship, good versus evil, betrayal, battle, adventure, magic, society, heroes, supernatural ability ...
Time: middle ages
Place: england, europe, dungeon
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 7.6
 161K
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, exciting, futuristic, realistic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: contests and competitions, death, captivity, survival, survivor, island, desperation, future dystopia, game of death, teacher, trap, school class ...
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: serious, captivating, realistic, epic
Plot: military, polish, battles, rebellion, battle, culture clash, heroes, love affair, politics, political unrest, blind ambition, royal family ...
Time: 17th century, 1600s
Place: poland, ukraine, europe
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 6.9
 47K
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, factual, suspense, exciting, breathtaking
Plot: medieval, exile, knight, battle, kingdom, battlefield, king, historical character, siege, castle, male nudity, throne ...
Time: 14th century
Place: scotland, england
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Avengers: Infinity War (2018)
Genre: Action, Adventure, 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, cliffhanger ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: battlefield, magic, save the world, superhero, genocide, sacrifice, teenage superhero, magical object, throne, superhero team, teleportation, super villain ...
Time: 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, manhattan new york city, africa, scotland
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 8.5
 1K
Empress Ki (2013)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, 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: romantic, suspenseful, semi serious, multicultural, harsh
Plot: empress, love triangle, female warrior, love, palace intrigue, betrayal, crown prince, battle, culture clash, throne, court intrigue, friendship ...
Time: 14th century
Place: korea, china
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 6.4
 339K
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: captivating, entertaining, epic, exciting, surprise ending
Plot: superhero, costumed hero, super powers, superhero team, battle, superhuman, alien, good versus evil, alien invasion, army, super speed, superhuman speed ...
Time: 2010s
Place: russia, kansas, tower bridge london, norway
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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, exciting, suspense, surprise ending, comic ...
Audience: teens, teen comedy
Plot: superhero, supernatural power, costumed hero, teenager, teenage life, moral dilemma, school, good versus evil, rescue, battle, criminal, best friend ...
Time: 2010s
Place: washington d.c., new york, berlin germany, usa, coney island brooklyn new york city
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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: stylized, entertaining, comic, surprise ending, epic
Plot: supernatural power, warrior, planet, superhero, female villain, alien planet, heroism, goddess, destruction, battle, good versus evil, one against many ...
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, suspenseful, scenic, epic, surprise ending ...
Plot: sorcerer, good versus evil, fictional war, magic, video game, adventure, fantasy world, kingdom, battle, brutality, warrior, fight scenes ...
Place: dungeon
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 7.0
 696K
Thor (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
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, epic, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: superhero, imaginary kingdom, immortality, superhuman powers, legends and myths, warrior, prince, protector, rivalry, adventure, redemption, parents and children ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: new mexico, usa, norway, scandinavia
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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, realistic, exciting, serious, stylized ...
Plot: rebelliousness, battles, leadership, heroes, political unrest, cossack, parent child relationship, state affairs, father son relationship, parents and children, battle, family relations ...
Time: 16th century
Place: ukraine, poland, europe
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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, exciting, captivating, enigmatic
Plot: dark fantasy, magic, goddess, harem, monster, creature, battle, happiness, mythology, magical sword, travel, forest ...
Place: dungeon
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The Sea Wolves (1980)
Genre: Action, History, War
Country: Switzerland, UK, USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: This true story follows the exploits of a top secret British military mission to destroy Nazi radio ships in a neutral harbor during WWII. The daring plan is led by British Intelligence officers Col. Lewis Pugh (Gregory Peck) and Capt. Gavin Stewart ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, realistic, serious, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: espionage, british intelligence, heroic mission, war, military, ship, danger, undercover, sea, battle, world war two, adventure ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s, year 1943, 1930s
Place: seaport, india, asia, germany, portugal ...
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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: colourful, touching, sweet, light, semi serious
Audience: kids, preschoolers
Plot: happy ending, bravery, battle, sheep, courage, leader, idealism, wolf, anthropomorphic animal, society, friend, friendship ...
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Dragon Ball Super (2015)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, 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: suspense, exciting, suspenseful, captivating, humorous
Plot: battle, warrior, martial arts, rival, villain, friendship, training, challenge, danger, super powers, father son relationship, violence ...
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