French soldier movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant french soldier movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, serious, captivating, exciting, touching and tense films and TV shows about / with french soldier, soldier, death, french, war, female nudity, gun, kiss, military and murder plots mostly in Drama, War and Romance genres shot in France, UK, Belgium and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as french soldier: Frantz (2016), Special Forces (2011), Max & Leon (2016), Neither Heaven Nor Earth (2015), The Patriot (2000), The Mother and the Whore (1973), Little Birds (2020), The Last Train (1973), Flanders (2006), From the Land of the Moon (2016).

List of french soldier movies

 7.5
 16K
Frantz (2016)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: France, Germany
Duration: 113 min.
Story: In the aftermath of WWI, a young German who grieves the death of her fiancé in France meets a mysterious French man who visits the fiance’s grave to lay flowers.
Style: sentimental, captivating, inspirational, touching, romantic ...
Plot: world war one, violinist, post war, french soldier, german soldier, grave, letter, husband wife relationship, death of loved one, sadness, german, soldier ...
Time: post world war one, year 1918, 1910s, year 1919
Place: germany, paris france
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 6.3
 19K
Special Forces (2011)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: France
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Afghanistan. War correspondent Elsa Casanova is taken hostage by the Taliban. Faced with her imminent execution, a Special Forces unit is dispatched to free her. In some of the world’s most breathtaking yet hostile landscapes, a relentless pursuit ...
Style: serious, tense, exciting, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: taliban, kidnapping, war zone, journalist, soldier, daring rescue, confined, military, survival, adventure, heroes, sniper ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: afghanistan, pakistan
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 6.1
 2K
Max & Leon (2016)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, War
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 98 min.
Story: In this WW2 epic comedy – in the vein of “La Grande Vadrouille” – our two heroes, Max and Léon, two lazy and partier pals, will try by all possible means to avoid going in the battle zone… This will lead the duo to demented and wild ...
Style: captivating, humorous, unusual plot structure, contemplative
Plot: soldier, world war two, german soldier, french soldier, french army, dancing, coward, radio, little girl, airplane, flashback, snow ...
Time: 1940s, year 1939
Place: france, vichy, syria, london
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Neither Heaven Nor Earth (2015)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Thriller, War
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Afghanistan 2014 As the withdrawal of troops approaches, Captain Antarès Bonassieu and his squad have been assigned a surveillance mission in a remote valley of Wakhan, on the border of Pakistan. Despite Antarès and his men’s determination, ...
Style: suspense, exciting, touching, psychological, suspenseful
Plot: military, soldier, dog, village, animal sacrifice, disappearance, french soldier, sacrifice, war in afghanistan, mysterious disappearance, night, helicopter ...
Time: year 2014
Place: afghanistan
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 7.2
 270K
The Patriot (2000)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 165 min.
Story: After proving himself on the field of battle in the French and Indian War, Benjamin Martin wants nothing more to do with such things, preferring the simple life of a farmer. But when his son Gabriel enlists in the army to defend their new nation, ...
Style: uplifting, rough, realistic, captivating, sincere ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: battles, war, revolution, american revolution, vengeance, rebellion, human spirit, freedom, heroic mission, patriotism, soldier, lone hero ...
Time: 18th century, 1780s, 1770s
Place: south carolina, southern usa, usa, england, scotland
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Milady and the Three Musketeers (2004)
Genre: Adventure
Country: France
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Milady De Winter, a beautiful femme fatale without scruples, plays with the feelings of her suitors. And sometimes very dangerously.
Style: entertaining, tense, captivating
Plot: musketeer, swordsman, sword duel, sword fight, love and romance, french soldier, teamwork, palace intrigue, heroes, king of france, friends, public service ...
Place: paris france
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The Mother and the Whore (1973)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 210 min.
Story: In this sexually frank French drama, the aimless young Alexandre juggles his relationships with his girlfriend, Marie, and a casual lover named Veronika. The dialogue-heavy film focuses intently on the love triangle, with Marie increasingly jealous ...
Style: serious, thought provoking, psychological, realistic, talky ...
Plot: love triangle, cafe, infidelity, friendship, obsession, prostitute, sex scene, love and romance, tragic love, introspection, love affair, sexual relations ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: france, paris france, europe, new york, china ...
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 6.0
 3K
Little Birds (2020)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
TV show
Story: We arrive with New York heiress Lucy Savage fresh off the transatlantic steamer and ready for love and marriage in exotic climes. But when her husband Hugo does not receive her in the way she expected, she spins off into the surprising, diverse and ...
Style: erotic, psychological, captivating
Plot: bdsm, female protagonist, social relations, mother daughter relationship, multiple storylines, relationship vs career, society, love affair, love interest, women, love story, social problems ...
Time: year 1955
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The Last Train (1973)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Two people, a Frenchman Julien Maroyeur and a Jewish German woman (Anna Kupfer) met on a train while escaping the German army entering France.
Style: touching, emotional, sincere, sentimental, serious ...
Plot: world war two, train, couple relations, wartime life, fall in love, holocaust, love affair, pregnancy, love triangle, bittersweet, war, fugitives ...
Time: 1940s, year 1940
Place: france, europe
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 6.5
 3K
Flanders (2006)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: France
Duration: 91 min.
Story: André Demester secretly and painfully loves Barbe, his childhood friend, accepting from her the little that she gives him. He leaves home to be a soldier in a war in a far off land. Barbarity, camaraderie and fear turn him into a warrior. As the ...
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, exciting, suspenseful ...
Plot: castration, battles, murder, soldier, war, military, unfulfilled love, survival, war crime, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, best friend, male female relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: france, europe, belgium, flanders, middle east
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From the Land of the Moon (2016)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Belgium, Canada, Spain
Duration: 120 min.
Story: An adaptation of Milena Agus' eponymous novel set after WWII, "Mal de Pierres" ("Mal di Pietre") spans 20 years, following the destiny of a passionate, free-spirited woman who is in a loveless marriage and falls for another ...
Style: twists and turns, psychological, sexy, suspense, tense
Plot: female protagonist, love, husband wife relationship, war veteran, loveless marriage, unrequited love, female nudity, baby, marriage, soldier, doctor, delusional woman ...
Time: post world war two, 50s
Place: provence, south of france, france, alps
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Where Hands Touch (2018)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: UK
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Germany, 1944. Leyna, the 15-year old daughter of a white German mother and a black African father, meets Lutz, a compassionate member of the Hitler Youth whose father is a prominent Nazi solider, and they form an unlikely connection in this quickly ...
Style: thought provoking, emotional, disturbing, captivating, sincere ...
Plot: nazi germany, interracial romance, racism, overcoming, hitler youth, concentration camp, world war two, young love, racial injustice, oppression, genocide, society ...
Time: 1940s
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 6.6
 3K
Francofonia (2015)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: France, Germany, Netherlands
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Master filmmaker Alexander Sokurov (Russian Ark) transforms a portrait of the world-renowned museum into a magisterial, centuries-spanning reflection on the relation between art, culture and power.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, enigmatic, suspense, semi documentary
Plot: nazi occupation, nazism, painting, art, museum, louvre, fear, evacuation, painter, architecture, world war two, shipwreck ...
Time: 1940s, year 1940, year 1942, year 1959, year 1914 ...
Place: paris france, st. petersburg russia, vichy, russia, germany ...
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 6.4
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Skies Above (1965)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 107 min.
Story: The crew of an aircraft carrier discovers that it is being pursued by a UFO that turns out to be a radioactive probe from outer space. They appeal to the warring countries of Earth to stop fighting and help it to repel the invaders.
Plot: fighter jet, sailor, scientist, french, army, soldier, air force, unknown, officer, ufo sighting, aircraft carrier, flying saucer ...
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 6.2
 6K
Disorder (2015)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 98 min.
Story: An ex-soldier with PTSD is hired to protect the wife and child of a wealthy Lebanese businessman while he's out of town.
Style: neo noir, captivating, tense, psychological, suspense ...
Plot: bodyguard, soldier, rich man, post traumatic stress disorder, ex soldier, threat, mansion, paranoia, hallucination, anxiety, surveillance camera, war veteran ...
Time: 2010s
Place: maryland, french riviera, france, afghanistan
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 6.0
 467
Ceasefire (2016)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 103 min.
Story: In the early 1920s, Georges Laffont, traumatized by the horrific trench warfare, decides to leave his life behind and travel to West Africa. In the vast territories of Upper Volta he - with the help of Diofo, artist and also survivor of the Great ...
Style: disturbing, rough, sincere, melancholic
Plot: male objectification, brother brother relationship, self discovery, life, wartime, getting home, deafness, topless woman, sex scene, traumatic experience, traumatized man, death of friend ...
Time: 1920s, post world war one, year 1916
Place: africa, france, west africa
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 7.8
 631K
Dunkirk (2017)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, Thriller, War
Country: UK, Netherlands, France, USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: The story of the miraculous evacuation of Allied soldiers from Belgium, Britain, Canada and France, who were cut off and surrounded by the German army from the beaches and harbour of Dunkirk between May 26th and June 4th 1940 during World War II.
Style: dramatic, atmospheric, epic, suspense, realistic ...
Plot: world war two, wartime, rescue mission, warship, evacuation, british history, war, survival, british army, nazi occupied france, battlefield, bravery ...
Time: 1940s, year 1940, 20th century
Place: europe, dunkirk, france, united kingdom, english channel ...
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Horatio Hornblower: Retribution (2001)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, War
Country: UK
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Hornblower and the other officers of the Renown must return to Jamaica to face a court-martial and possible execution for their actions in relieving their unstable captain.
Style: exciting, captivating, rough, suspenseful, realistic ...
Plot: sea battle, sailboat, rebellion, war hero, military, adventure, military life, rivalry, army investigation, war, napoleonic wars, heroes ...
Time: 19th century
Place: jamaica, west indies
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Horatio Hornblower: The Duchess and the Devil (1999)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, War
Country: UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Horatio Homblower, now promoted to Acting Lieutenant, captures the French ship Le Reve off the Spanish coast. The Captain of the French ship is furious that such a youngster has pulled off such a coup. But far more daunting is Hornblower's ...
Style: serious, exciting
Plot: sea battle, ship, adventurer, military, pardon, battles, navy, pow, napoleonic wars, ocean, pirate, state affairs ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century
Place: europe, england
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Intimate Enemies (2007)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: France, Morocco
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A drama following a French platoon during Algeria's war of independence
Style: realistic, rough, serious, disturbing, bleak
Plot: military, atrocity, soldier, racism, anti war, basic training, politics, military life, moral dilemma, political unrest, against humanity, state affairs ...
Time: 50s, year 1959
Place: algeria, europe, france
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 6.5
 3K
Strayed (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: France, UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Fleeing the June 1940 arrival of Hitler's army in Paris, a young war widow and her two children are rescued from dive-bombing German fighters by a cocky, reckless teenager. He finds them refuge in an abandoned house, but despite the fact that ...
Style: touching, sincere, suspenseful, serious, tense ...
Plot: older woman younger man relationship, older woman teenage boy sex, world war two, survival, friendship, refugee, love affair, wartime life, teenage life, life is a bitch, couple relations, romance ...
Time: 1940s
Place: france, paris france, europe, nice france, riviera
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Delta of Venus (1995)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A struggling American writer and a fellow American expatriate begin a sordid affair among the chaos and discord of 1940 Paris, France on the brink of World War II.
Style: sexual, erotic, sexy, serious, realistic ...
Plot: infidelity, world war two, writers, bdsm, soldier, jealousy, extramarital affair, romance, artists and showbiz, love and romance, womanizer, writer's life ...
Time: 1940s
Place: paris france, europe, france, england, new york ...
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The Curse of King Tut's Tomb (2006)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 170 min.
Story: Thousands of years ago, the great Child King Tutankhamen ruled. Few know the details of his life -- No one knows the secrets of his death. All that is about to change.Free -spirited archaeologist Danny Fremont (Casper Van Dien, Sleepy Hollow) is ...
Style: rough, serious, suspenseful, exciting, psychotronic
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: mummy, adventurer, treasure hunt, heroic mission, adventure, supernatural ability, master warrior, daring rescue, curses spells and rituals, obsessive quest, race against time, supernatural ...
Place: egypt, middle east, africa
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The Discreet Charm of the Bourgeoisie (1972)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France, Italy, Spain
Duration: 102 min.
Story: In Luis Buñuel’s deliciously satiric masterpiece, an upper-class sextet sits down to dinner but never eats, their attempts continually thwarted by a vaudevillian mixture of events both actual and imagined.
Style: surreal, atmospheric, twists and turns, humorous, talky ...
Plot: farce, high society, satire, smuggling, friendship, police brutality, heroin, guest, dream, dark humor, social decay, nothing goes right ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: europe, france, spain
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The Officers' Ward (2001)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: France
Duration: 135 min.
Story: The first days of WWI. Adrien, a young and handsome lieutenant, is wounded by a piece of shrapnel. He will spend the entire wartime at the Val-de-Grâce Hospital, in Paris. Five long years, and his life will change forever...
Style: serious, uplifting, touching, realistic, psychological ...
Plot: military, anti war, world war one, soldier, hopes, starting over, war, life turned upside down, human spirit, wartime life, hospital, bravery ...
Time: post world war one, year 1914, 1910s, year 1918
Place: france, paris france, europe, brittany
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Swords of Blood (1962)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 114 min.
Story: In the 18th century, Louis de Bourguignon is working with the Malichot's gang, but their ways are too 'unethical' for him. He creates his own band, acting under the name of Cartouche, making audacious robberies of the rich people, and ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, feel good, exciting ...
Plot: adventure, adventurer, heist, criminal, righting the wronged, folk hero, crimes, leadership, criminal heroes, gang, romance, against the odds ...
Time: 18th century
Place: france
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The Tree of Wooden Clogs (1978)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Italy
Duration: 186 min.
Story: The life inside a farm in Italy at the beginning of the century. Many poor country families live there, and the owner pays them by their productivity. One of the families has a very clever child. They decide to send him to school instead of make him ...
Style: realistic, touching, thought provoking, serious, contemplative
Plot: peasant, school, countryside, farm, village, family life, parents and children, clergy, life is a bitch, family relations, family problems, rich and poor ...
Time: 20th century, 19th century, 90s, 1890s, turn of the century
Place: italy, europe, milan italy
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The Affair of the Necklace (2001)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: In pre-Revolutionary France, a young aristocratic woman left penniless by the political unrest in the country, must avenge her family's fall from grace by scheming to steal a priceless necklace.
Style: atmospheric, realistic, epic, stylized, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: politics, conspiracy, intrigue, romance, couples, state affairs, love and romance, royal family, couple relations, revenge, dishonesty, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 18th century, 1780s, 1770s
Place: france, europe, versailles, paris france, england
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 5.9
 121
Snow and Fire (1991)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: While the Nazis occupied most of France, Jacques (Vincent Perez) has been active in the liberation underground. Now that the Allies have freed a significant portion of their country from German control, he and his buddy Michel (Matthieu Roze) can ...
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, emotional
Plot: concierge, love triangle, friendship, war, buddies, romance, love and romance, soldier, military, friends, couples, couple relations ...
Time: 1940s, year 1944
Place: paris france, france
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Farewell, My Queen (2012)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: France, Spain
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A look at the relationship between Marie Antoinette and one of her readers during the final days of the French Revolution.
Style: stylized, realistic, serious
Plot: royal court, master and servant, lesbian subtext, revolution, royal family, king, power relations, state affairs, society, life is a bitch, downfall, lady in waiting ...
Time: 18th century, 1780s
Place: versailles, france, europe, paris france
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