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, suspense, captivating, romantic, suspenseful and serious films and TV shows about / with french soldier, soldier, army, death, gun, french, battles, french army, world war two and explosion plots mostly in Drama, War and History genres shot in France, USA, Germany and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as french soldier: Frantz (2016), A Very Long Engagement (2004), The Well-Digger's Daughter (2011), The Little Soldier (1963), Francofonia (2015), Skies Above (1965), Disorder (2015), The Patriot (2000), Red Sky (2017), See You Up There (2017).

List of french soldier movies

 7.5
 13K
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, inspirational, touching, sentimental, captivating ...
Plot: world war one, post war, french soldier, husband wife relationship, grave, death of loved one, casualty of war, sadness, death of husband, german soldier, letter, german ...
Time: post world war one, year 1919, 1910s, year 1918
Place: germany, paris france
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A Very Long Engagement (2004)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, War
Country: France, USA
Duration: 133 min.
Story: In 1919, Mathilde was 19 years old. Two years earlier, her fiancé Manech left for the front at the Somme. Like millions of others he was "killed on the field of battle." It's written in black and white on the official notice. But ...
Style: touching, atmospheric, emotional, sentimental, romantic ...
Plot: world war one, private detective, missing person, against the odds, uncover truth, war, young lovers, french, investigation, love and romance, obsession, army ...
Time: 1910s, 1920s, 20s, 20th century, year 1919 ...
Place: france, paris france, europe, marseille provence, marseille ...
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The Well-Digger's Daughter (2011)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 107 min.
Story: It's the beginning of the WWII. South of France. Patricia, 18, is the oldest daughter of a well-digger, Pascal, who considers her a princess because of her moral qualities. She's kind, devoted. One day, she briefly meets a young man, ...
Style: touching, romantic, sincere, surprise ending, sentimental ...
Plot: parents and children, lovers apart, pregnancy, father daughter relationship, widower, fighter pilot, world war two, presumed dead, large family, reunion, sister sister relationship, first love ...
Time: 30s, 20th century, 1930s, year 1940, year 1939
Place: france, europe, south of france
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The Little Soldier (1963)
Genre: War, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 88 min.
Story: During the Algerian war for independence from France, a young Frenchman living in Geneva who belongs to a right-wing terrorist group and a young woman who belongs to a left-wing terrorist group meet and fall in love. Complications ensue when the man ...
Style: realistic, serious, tense, suspenseful, captivating ...
Plot: assassination, politics, murder, terrorism, new wave, fighting the system, romance, espionage, dishonesty, political corruption, deadly, political unrest ...
Time: 50s, 1950s, 1960s, 60s
Place: france, algeria, europe, paris france, brazil ...
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 6.7
 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, suspense, enigmatic, semi documentary
Plot: nazi occupation, nazism, louvre, art, museum, painting, art museum, war, world, nazi occupied france, evacuation, architecture ...
Time: 1940s, year 1959, year 1944, year 1940, year 1978 ...
Place: paris france, russia, vichy, germany, france ...
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 6.4
 62
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: spy, soldier, scientist, french, french military, army, fighter jet, radioactive, radioactivity, military, aircraft carrier, french army ...
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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, suspense, psychological
Plot: bodyguard, soldier, post traumatic stress disorder, ex soldier, threat, mansion, paranoia, hallucination, rich man, neo noir, anxiety, surveillance camera ...
Time: 2010s
Place: maryland, french riviera, france, afghanistan
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 7.2
 249K
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, captivating, sentimental, factual ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: revolution, vengeance, rebellion, battles, human spirit, american revolution, war, freedom, heroes, daring rescue, heroic mission, parents and children ...
Time: 18th century, 1780s, 1770s
Place: south carolina, usa, southern usa, england, scotland
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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: war, campfire, sex scene, cobweb, bleeding, pow, female prisoner, lake, attack, night, jungle, barefoot ...
Time: year 1946
Place: vietnam
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See You Up There (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, 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, captivating, tense, disturbing
Plot: world war one, swindle, sculptor, banker, anti war, sketch artist, corruption, battlefield, soldier, saving a life, presumed dead, wound ...
Time: year 1918, 1920s, post world war one, 1910s
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, disobeying orders, car damage, siren, gunshot wound, french soldier, firearm, train ride, driving in the rain, straw, french foreign legion ...
Time: year 1959, 1960s, year 1961, 60s
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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, suspenseful, rough, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vietnam war, soldier, military life, military, battles, heroes, war, wartime life, death, ambush, explosion, battle zone ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 20th century, 2000s
Place: vietnam, asia, usa, iraq
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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: exciting, tense, serious, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, journalist, soldier, taliban, danger, daring rescue, tough heroes, confined, adventure, heroic mission, military, survival ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: afghanistan, pakistan
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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, semi serious, suspenseful, 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, vichy ...
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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: kiss, pistol, love triangle, battle, machine gun, gun, brunette, german soldier, fedora, handshake, foot chase, world war one ...
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: teenage boy, french army, anti war, cadet, killed in action, world war two, military officer, border, french military, french soldier, uniform, military school
Time: 1930s, pre world war two, year 1939
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The Honors of War (1961)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: France
Duration: 85 min.
Story: This is August 1944. In France the times are uncertain and some places can be in turns liberated by the Allies and reclaimed by the Occupiers. The place is Nanteuil, a provincial town. The German troops present there are exhausted and leaderless and ...
Plot: nazi soldier, french soldier, partisan, wehrmacht, liberation, german soldier, uniform, american soldier, soldier, world war two, military, u.s. army ...
Time: year 1944
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Sharpe: The Legend (1997)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Several years after the battle of Waterloo, a former soldier from Shoreditch sits in a London inn reminiscing about the brave and determined officer who took him to hell and back. The narrator is Rifleman Cooper, and the officer whose fame he ...
Plot: napoleonic wars, sniper, battlefield, violence, english, battles, battle, gun, rifle, french military, army, british ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s
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The Adventures of Young Indiana Jones: Trenches of Hell (1999)
Genre: Adventure, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: August, 1917. Using the name 'Henri Defense', 17 year old Indiana Jones has enlisted in the Belgian army to fight in the Great War. After all his commanding officers have been wiped out during combat in Flanders, Corporal ...
Style: psychotronic
Plot: machine gun nest, prisoner of war camp, poison gas, heroes, world war one, army, helmet, tough guy, combat, german, adventurer, german soldier ...
Time: 1910s
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Joan the Maid 2: The Prisons (1994)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: France
Duration: 176 min.
Story: The second film covers Joan's trial and the end of her life.
Plot: religion, medieval, french army, british army, stake, battles, battle, teenage girl, witness, trial, execution, tragedy ...
Time: 15th century
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The Adventures of Young Indiana Jones: Oganga, the Giver and Taker of Life (1999)
Genre: Adventure, War
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Africa, December 1916. Despite disobeying orders, Indy is promoted to Captain after capturing a German machine gun. He is then ordered to cross the jungle with Remy and Captain Boucher to pick up a shipment of weaponry. Along the way his Ubangan ...
Style: cult film
Plot: native tribe, explosion, fight, machete, german, fistfight, american soldier, desert, french, infantry, brawl, warrior ...
Place: congo
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 6.2
 254
Les Milles (1995)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: France, Germany, Poland
Duration: 103 min.
Story: In the beginning of the Second World War, Germans, Austrians and persons without nationality living in France are sent to the concentration camp of Les Milles by France government. Commander Charles Perrochon is the responsible for this camp and he ...
Plot: concentration camp, internment camp, insubordination, prison life, hospital, evacuation, train station, fear of death, army, architect, refugee, soccer fan ...
Time: 1940s
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Operation Leopard (1980)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, War
Country: France
Duration: 96 min.
Story: In May 1978, the mining town of Kolwezi in Katanga, Zaire (now Democratic Republic of Congo, the former Belgian Congo) is under attack from a group of communist guerillas coming from nearby Angola. The Europeans who work for the Belgian mining ...
Plot: foreign legion, war, combat, military uniform, firearm, french, parachute, uniform, paratrooper, french soldier, beret, soldier ...
Place: congo
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From Hell to Victory (1979)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Italy, France, Spain
Duration: 103 min.
Story: From Hell To Victory follows the relationship of six friends throughout the Second World War. They meet in a cafe in Paris on 24th August 1939 and agree to meet there on the same day every year. The war however takes them on their own individual ...
Plot: world war two, french soldier, war violence, battle, rifle, soldier, commando mission, commando unit, scuba, combat, battles, commando ...
Time: 1930s, 1940s
Place: amsterdam, paris france, france
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 6.8
 172
Summer of '62 (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Algeria
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A young Algerian paperboy with friends and associates of all ages on both sides of the conflict experiences history leading up to the March 1962 independence of Algeria, witnesses ruthless violence perpetrated by French and Arabs, sees his French ...
Plot: corpse, father, railway, soldier, boy, friendship, children, childhood, soccer, arab, french soldier, railway station ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: algeria
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 6.8
 186
Andreas Hofer (2002)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Austria, Germany, Italy
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Based on historical events, this is the story of the Austrian folk hero Andreas Hofer. Hofer was an innkeeper in the Tyrol in Austria, who emerged as the leader of the populace in their effort to withstand the occupation of their land by Bavarian ...
Plot: cavalry, folk hero, catholicism, fanatic, suppression, outnumbered, infantry, grudge, french soldier, rebellion, countryside, military uniform ...
Time: 1800s
Place: alps
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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 ...
Plot: rifle, gun, nazi uniform, woman slaps man, hashish, desert, cat, gay kiss, escape, snowing, cowardice, french army ...
Time: 1940s, year 1939
Place: vichy, france, london, syria
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 5.9
 372
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: sincere, rough, disturbing, melancholic
Plot: male objectification, brother brother relationship, injury, life, self discovery, wartime, getting home, soldier, dancing, restaurant, blackboard, punched in the face ...
Time: 1920s, year 1916, post world war one
Place: africa
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 7.9
 525K
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: atmospheric, dramatic, suspense, realistic, based on true events ...
Plot: world war two, british history, wartime, war, evacuation, rescue mission, british army, warship, survival, soldier, rescue, german army ...
Time: year 1940, 20th century, 1940s
Place: france, europe, england, english channel, flanders
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 7.1
 5K
Being 17 (2016)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Set in the beautiful high Pyrenees in south-west France, Damien lives with his mother Marianne, a doctor, while his father, a pilot, is on a tour of duty abroad with the French military. At school, Damien is bullied by Thomas, who lives in the ...
Style: romantic, uplifting, sentimental, disturbing
Audience: teens
Plot: gay, gay teenager, gay relationship, homosexuality, lgbt teen, lgbt, gay son, first love, bullying, depression, friendship, school ...
Time: contemporary
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