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, suspenseful, captivating, exciting and rough films and TV shows about / with french soldier, soldier, gun, military, battles, war, battle, heroes, violence and french plots mostly in Drama, War and Adventure genres shot in France, UK, USA and other countries.
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french soldier movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as french soldier: Frantz (2016), The Patriot (2000), Special Forces (2011), Max & Leon (2016), Neither Heaven Nor Earth (2015), Disorder (2015), Red Sky (2017), See You Up There (2017), The Unvanquished (1964), We Were Soldiers (2002).

List of french soldier movies

 7.5
 14K
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: romantic, sentimental, captivating, inspirational, touching ...
Plot: world war one, post war, french soldier, violinist, german, sadness, husband wife relationship, german soldier, grave, letter, death of loved one, soldier ...
Time: post world war one, 1910s, year 1919, year 1918
Place: germany, paris france
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 7.2
 255K
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: revolution, vengeance, american revolution, battles, rebellion, war, human spirit, heroes, patriotism, freedom, heroic mission, soldier ...
Time: 18th century, 1780s, 1770s
Place: south carolina, usa, southern usa, england, scotland
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 6.4
 18K
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, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: taliban, kidnapping, journalist, soldier, daring rescue, danger, confined, sniper, survival, woman in danger, heroic mission, heroes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: afghanistan, pakistan
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 6.2
 2K
Max & Leon (2016)
Genre: 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: humorous, unusual plot structure, contemplative, captivating
Plot: storytelling, french soldier, world war two, soldier, german soldier, french army, nazi uniform, dancing, escape, orphan, radio, hashish ...
Time: 1940s, year 1939
Place: france, london, syria, vichy
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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: exciting, suspense, touching, suspenseful, psychological
Plot: war in afghanistan, military, soldier, animal sacrifice, sacrifice, french soldier, mysterious disappearance, village, disappearance, dog, sheep, helicopter ...
Time: year 2014
Place: afghanistan
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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: tense, captivating, psychological, suspense
Plot: bodyguard, soldier, post traumatic stress disorder, ex soldier, threat, mansion, paranoia, hallucination, rich man, neo noir, anxiety, surveillance camera ...
Time: 2010s
Place: maryland, france, french riviera, afghanistan
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 4.0
 36
Red Sky (2017)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: France
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Vietnam - 1946. Philippe is committed to pacifying an unknown country made of dense forests and spectacular mountains. His ideals collapse when he realizes that he must torture and kill a young vietnamese who is fighting for his independence. He ...
Plot: campfire, wildlife, prisoner, sex scene, french soldier, raft, male nudity, female nudity, love, cat, butterfly, french military ...
Time: year 1946
Place: vietnam
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See You Up There (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, History, War
Country: France, Canada
Duration: 117 min.
Story: November 1918. A few days before the Armistice, Édouard Péricourt saves Albert Maillard's life. These two men have nothing in common but the war. Lieutenant Pradelle, by ordering a senseless assault, destroys their lives while binding them as ...
Style: thought provoking, disturbing, captivating, tense
Plot: world war one, swindle, sculptor, banker, anti war, presumed dead, soldier, saving a life, wound, battlefield, sketch artist, corruption ...
Time: year 1918, 1910s, post world war one, 1920s, year 1919
Place: paris france, france, morocco
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The Unvanquished (1964)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 115 min.
Story: In this drama that alludes to the Algerian War with France of the 1960s, Thomas is a deserter from the French Foreign Legion who is on the run from authorities. He helps damsel in distress Dominique, who has been taken hostage by a group of ...
Style: french noir
Plot: kidnapping, hostage, firearm, car damage, deserter, cuckold, male objectification, driving in the rain, gunshot wound, gunfight, wound, train ride ...
Time: year 1959, year 1961, 1960s, 60s
Place: algeria
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We Were Soldiers (2002)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Country: USA, Germany, France
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, realistic, sincere, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vietnam war, soldier, battles, military, war, military life, heroes, battlefield, wartime life, u.s. army, army, death ...
Time: 1960s, 60s, 20th century, 2000s
Place: vietnam, asia, usa, iraq
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 6.7
 5K
Bon voyage (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller, War
Country: France
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Isabelle Adjani and Gerard Depardieu star in director Jean-Paul Rappenau's amusing farce set on the eve of World War II, which follows the intersecting lives of four Parisians as they cope with the impending invasion of their city by German ...
Style: humorous, suspenseful, semi serious, satirical, light ...
Plot: war, wartime life, world war two, nazi, manipulation, spy, lie, top secret, politics, world politics, romance, spies ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s, 1930s
Place: france, europe, england, paris france, africa ...
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The Adventures of Young Indiana Jones: Tales of Innocence (1999)
Genre: Adventure, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: June 1918. Indiana Jones is working to get Austrian deserters safely to the allies side in the Italian Alps. In his spare time, he is wooing an Italian beauty named Guiletta. When he finds out another man is vying for her attention, Indy and his new ...
Plot: explosion, trench warfare, world war one veteran, brunette, french soldier, helmet, sword fight, adventure hero, fedora, love triangle, german, bar ...
Time: 1910s
Place: italy, morocco
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The Boy Soldier (1981)
Genre: War, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 118 min.
Story: In the 1930s a young fellow, Simon Chalumet, is sent to a military school by his overbearing father, an ex-soldier who has little sympathy for his son's more gentle temperament, or for his interest in films.
Plot: military school, french army, french soldier, world war two, military officer, teenage boy, cadet, killed in action, border, french military, uniform, anti war
Time: year 1939, pre world war two, 1930s
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Black and White in Color (1976)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, War
Country: Côte d'Ivoire, France, West Germany, Switzerland
Duration: 90 min.
Story: French colonists in Africa, several months behind in the news, find themselves at war with their German neighbors. Deciding that they must do their proper duty and fight the Germans, they promptly conscript the local native population. Issuing them ...
Style: cynical, biting, dark humor, suspense, humorous ...
Plot: world war one, satire, soldier, military, colonialism, human spirit, wartime life, culture clash, racism, military life, interracial relations, battles ...
Time: year 1915, year 1914, 1910s
Place: africa
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Sharpe's Regiment (1996)
Genre: Adventure
Country: UK
Duration: 100 min.
TV show
Story: Told his battalion is to be split up due to lack of recruits at home, Sharpe and Harper return to England to investigate. What should have been a simple query turns politically explosive as they come nearer to exposing profiteering on the home front ...
Style: sincere, suspenseful, captivating, exciting, serious ...
Plot: heroes, soldier, military, napoleonic wars, tough heroes, fighting the system, adventure, state affairs, lone wolves, uninhibited rivalry, political unrest, military life ...
Time: 19th century
Place: europe, england
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Sharpe's Enemy (1994)
Genre: Adventure
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
TV show
Story: Portugal 1813. A band of deserters, including Sharpe's old enemy, Obadiah Hakeswill, have captured two women, one the wife of a high-ranking English officer, and are holding them hostage for ransom. Sharpe is given the 60th Rifles and a Rocket ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, captivating, realistic, exciting
Plot: military, soldier, heroes, british soldier, heroic mission, captivity, kidnapping, confined, daring rescue, crimes, war, wartime life ...
Time: 19th century, 1810s
Place: portugal, europe
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Sharpe's Siege (1996)
Genre: Adventure
Country: UK
Duration: 100 min.
TV show
Story: Sharpe, with his new commanding officer, is sent to capture a castle when news comes of locals who will rise against Bonaparte. However, he is somewhat distracted by thoughts of his wife whom he was forced to leave while stricken with fever.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, realistic, serious, captivating ...
Plot: napoleonic wars, siege, battles, heroes, british soldier, castle, military life, danger, adventure, heroic mission, war, military ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s
Place: france
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Skin of Man, Heart of Beast (1999)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: France
Duration: 94 min.
Story: After fifteen years of absence, a man returns to his family. Five-year-old Aurelie watches the stranger arrive and develops an immediate affinity with him. Her older sister, however, is very suspicious of the intruder and certain that misfortune ...
Style: emotional, suspenseful, psychological, touching, realistic ...
Plot: murder, mental illness, family relations, deadly, youth, prostitute, family problems, estrangement, haunted by the past, siblings relations, suicide, theft ...
Time: 90s
Place: europe, france, algeria, indochina, alps
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Sharpe's Gold (1995)
Genre: Adventure
Country: UK
Duration: 101 min.
TV show
Story: Sharpe is sent on a mission to exchange rifles for deserters with a strange band of Spanish guerillas. He also has to chaperone two women looking for their missing husband.
Style: atmospheric, suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting ...
Plot: soldier, heroes, military, battles, behind enemy lines, adventurer, napoleonic wars, british soldier, escapades, adventure, war, tough heroes ...
Time: 19th century
Place: spain, europe
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Sharpe's Honour (1994)
Genre: Adventure
Country: UK
Duration: 101 min.
TV show
Story: 1813. Major Sharpe's old enemy, Major Ducos manipulates a beautiful young marquesa into falsely accusing Sharpe of rape. Her husband calls Sharpe out in a duel. But when the husband is found dead the next morning, Sharpe is arrested and brought ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, atmospheric, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: military, soldier, behind enemy lines, battles, heroes, napoleonic wars, british soldier, rivalry, legal, escapades, adventure, rescue ...
Time: 19th century, 1810s
Place: europe, france
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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, suspenseful, rough, captivating, serious ...
Plot: sea battle, rebellion, war hero, military life, military, adventure, army investigation, rivalry, war, heroes, legal, escapades ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s
Place: jamaica, west indies
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Hornblower: Duty (2003)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, War
Country: UK
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The Hornblower series is based on C.S. Forester's classic maritime adventures - the story of one young man's struggle to become a leader of men. Set against the back drop of the 18th century Anglo-French wars, the bloodiest time in British ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, rough, realistic
Plot: sea battle, ship captain, ship, battles, adventure, military, military life, couples, danger, rescue, treason, escapades ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s
Place: switzerland, europe
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 7.0
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The Colonel (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, History, War
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A "Reformed Colonel" is found dead in Paris, a couple of decades after Algeria's struggle for independence was won from France. Lieutenant Galois is assigned the investigation of this murder. She receives the diary of Lieutenent Guy ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough, captivating
Plot: military, murder, algerian war, torture, military life, investigation, state affairs, crimes, deadly, uncover truth, love affair, brutality ...
Time: 50s, 90s
Place: algeria, paris france, france
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Jeanne la Pucelle I - Les batailles (1994)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: France
Duration: 160 min.
Story: A part of Joan of Arc's life. At the beginning, Jeanne (Joan) has already left Domremy, she is trying to convince a captain to escort her to the Dauphin. It ends during Jeanne's first battle, at Orleans. Meanwhile, Jeanne is depicted more ...
Style: epic, gloomy, emotional, captivating, serious ...
Plot: joan of arc, battles, military, heroes, ambition, state affairs, rise and fall, war, unfulfillment, strong female presence, death row, religions or cults ...
Time: 15th century, middle ages
Place: france
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Horatio Hornblower: The Duchess and the Devil (1999)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, War
Country: UK
Duration: 100 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: exciting, serious
Plot: sea battle, ship, adventurer, military, pow, navy, pardon, battles, rescue, war, danger, escapades ...
Time: victorian, 19th century, victorian era
Place: england, europe
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Horatio Hornblower: The Wrong War (1999)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, War
Country: UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The Hornblower series is based on C.S. Forester's classic maritime adventures - the story of one young man's struggle to become a leader of men. Set against the back drop of the 18th century Anglo-French wars, the bloodiest time in British ...
Style: rough, exciting, serious, realistic
Plot: ship, execution, french, invasion, navy, battles, first love, military, heroes, adventurer, rebellion, soldier ...
Time: 18th century, 19th century, 1790s
Place: france, europe, brittany
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The Adventures of Young Indiana Jones: Treasure of the Peacock's Eye (1995)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Finds Indy vagabonding around the South Pacific on a treasure hunt for a fabled lost diamond. The war in Europe ends but a new adventure begins for Indy when a mysterious man's dying words, "The eye of the peacock!" send him and Remy ...
Style: exciting, semi serious, cult film
Audience: boys' night, teens, family outing
Plot: treasure hunt, adventurer, pirate, heroes, danger, escapades, adventure, world spanning, disorder, deathtrap, secret place, last stand ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, 1900s, year 1918, year 1919
Place: egypt
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White Material (2009)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: France, Cameroon
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Maria is a White farmer who runs a failing coffee plantation in an unnamed African country in the present day. Civil war has broken out and rebel soldiers, many of them child soldiers, are advancing on the area. Rebels on the radio advocate attacks ...
Style: disturbing, serious, realistic, emotional, rough
Plot: civil war, family relations, chaos, state affairs, danger, single parent, family in danger, family business, political unrest, father son relationship, military, colonialism ...
Place: africa
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The Brothers Grimm (2005)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Czech Republic, UK
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Folklore collectors and con artists, Jake and Will Grimm, travel from village to village pretending to protect townsfolk from enchanted creatures and performing exorcisms. However, they are put to the test when they encounter a real magical curse ...
Style: gothic, fairy tale, exciting, light, entertaining ...
Plot: curses spells and rituals, dark fantasy, fantasy world, adventure, supernatural, wizards, medieval, danger, magic, witch, fairy, kidnapping ...
Time: 18th century, 19th century, 1790s, 1810s
Place: germany, europe, hamburg germany, frankfurt germany
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The Battle of Algiers (1966)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Italy, Algeria
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Tracing the struggle of the Algerian Front de Liberation Nationale to gain freedom from French colonial rule as seen through the eyes of Ali from his start as a petty thief to his rise to prominence in the organisation and capture by the French in ...
Style: bleak, realistic, disturbing, thought provoking, suspenseful ...
Plot: revolution, rebellion, bomb, military, resistance, french, freedom, torture, rebel, oppression, capture, chaos ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, year 1957, year 1956, year 1962 ...
Place: algeria, africa, north africa, france, paris france ...
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