Recruitment movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant recruitment movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, entertaining, suspense, exciting, surprise ending and serious films and TV shows about / with recruitment, chase, murder, violence, dialogue, death, mentor, shot to death, storytelling and catastrophe plots mostly in Action, Drama and Adventure genres shot in USA, UK, Japan and other countries.
recruitment movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as recruitment: Assault of the Party Nerds (1989), Passchendaele (2008), Justice League (2017), The State (2017), Haruchika: Haruta & Chika (2017), Deadpool 2 (2018), X-Men: First Class (2011), Passenger 57 (1992), Papillon (2017), Wonder Woman (2017).

List of recruitment movies

Assault of the Party Nerds (1989)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: It's Nerds vs. Frats (again) when the Nerds use a wing-ding party as a recruiting tactic. The jocks are out to spoil the party and harass the nerds. This is a video-only release.
Style: humorous, not serious, sexy
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: rivalry, nerd, stupidity, enemy, drinking, party, idiot, fraternity, recruitment, youth, nothing goes right, college ...
Time: 80s
Place: campus
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Passchendaele (2008)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: Canada
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Sergeant Michael Dunne fights in the 10th Battalion, AKA The "Fighting Tenth" with the 1st Canadian Division and participated in all major Canadian battles of the war, and set the record for highest number of individual bravery awards for ...
Style: epic, serious, emotional, realistic, rough
Plot: battle, veteran, platoon, nurse, recruitment, military, soldier, hospital, heroic mission, military life, war, battles ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century
Place: canada, france
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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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The State (2017)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Story: The experiences of four British men and women who leave their lives behind to join ISIS in Syria.
Style: disturbing
Plot: terrorism, religious intolerance, jihad, slavery, execution, british asian, recruitment, single parent, controversy, mother son relationship
Place: syria
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Haruchika: Haruta & Chika (2017)
Genre: Drama, Music, Mystery, Romance
Country: Japan
Story: Haruta is handsome and smart, Chika is bright and naive. When they were children, they were friends until Haruta's family moved away while he was in the 3rd grade. They meet again during a high school entrance ceremony. After all of these ...
Plot: japanese schoolgirl, high school, trumpet, girl with glasses, calendar, fat girl, teenager, leg, bedroom, photograph, mask, flute ...
Place: japan
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Deadpool 2 (2018)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Wisecracking mercenary Deadpool battles the evil and powerful Cable and other bad guys to save a boy's life.
Style: dark humor, humorous, funny, entertaining, bloody ...
Plot: time travel, superhero, mutant, mercenary, parody, self healing, violence, anti hero, blood, brutality, teleportation, blind woman ...
Time: 2010s
Place: hong kong
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X-Men: First Class (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 131 min.
Story: Before Charles Xavier and Erik Lensherr took the names Professor X and Magneto, they were two young men discovering their powers for the first time. Before they were arch-enemies, they were closest of friends, working together with other mutants ...
Style: exciting, stylized, serious, intense, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: supernatural ability, superhuman powers, superhero, mutant, save the day, vengeance, superhuman, cia, cold war, adventure, telekinesis, supernatural power ...
Time: 1960s, 20th century, 60s, year 1962, year 1944 ...
Place: oxford university, battleship, usa, mine, poland ...
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Passenger 57 (1992)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: An infamous terrorist has evaded capture for a long time by being extremely clever and ruthless. Things get interesting when he hijacks a plane carrying famous security expert John Cutter, who isn't about to stand this sort of thing.
Style: rough, serious, exciting, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hijacking, fbi, airplane, terrorism, airport, one man army, danger, passenger, hostages, ex-cop, save the day, tough heroes ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s, 80s
Place: los angeles, florida, louisiana
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Monty Python and the Holy Grail (1975)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: UK
Duration: 91 min.
Story: King Arthur, accompanied by his squire, recruits his Knights of the Round Table, including Sir Bedevere the Wise, Sir Lancelot the Brave, Sir Robin the Not-Quite-So-Brave-As-Sir-Lancelot and Sir Galahad the Pure. On the way, Arthur battles the Black ...
Style: humorous, absurd, surreal, ironic, atmospheric ...
Plot: monty python, holy grail, monk, king arthur, knight, legends and myths, adventure, disorder, absurd humor, courage, surrealism, sword fight ...
Time: middle ages
Place: england, dungeon, europe, scotland yard
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Papillon (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Czech Republic, Spain, USA
Duration: 133 min.
Story: Henri "Papillon" Charrière is convicted in Paris for a murder he did not commit. Sentenced to life imprisonment in the penal colony of French Guiana, he becomes obsessed with escaping. After planning and executing a series of treacherous ...
Style: factual, based on memoir, suspense, brutal
Plot: prison, prison life, friendship, solitary, false accusation, survival, rebelliousness, human spirit, brutality, male bonding, wrongful conviction, free spirit ...
Time: year 1970, year 1969
Place: south america, venezuela, paris france, france, colombia
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Wonder Woman (2017)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, War
Country: USA, China, Hong Kong
Duration: 141 min.
Story: An Amazon princess comes to the world of Man in the grips of the First World War to confront the forces of evil and bring an end to human conflict.
Style: suspense, intense, surprise ending, entertaining, epic ...
Plot: justice, courage, good versus evil, island, adventure, superheroine, chosen one, superhero, princess, wartime, immortality, fight scenes ...
Time: 1910s, 2010s, year 1918
Place: paris france, tower bridge london, ottoman empire, big ben london, belgium
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Cool Runnings (1993)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: When a Jamaican sprinter is disqualified from the Olympic Games, he enlists the help of a dishonored coach to start the first Jamaican Bobsled Team.
Style: humorous, not serious, feel good, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, teens, kids
Plot: reggae, sport, underdog, family, coach, contests and competitions, winter, training camp, athlete and trainer, sport team, ambition, hopes ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, year 1987, 80s
Place: canada, jamaica, california
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A Bug's Life (1998)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: On behalf of "oppressed bugs everywhere," an inventive ant named Flik hires a troupe of warrior bugs to defend his bustling colony from a horde of freeloading grasshoppers led by the evil-minded Hopper.
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, touching, stylized ...
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, kids, pre-teens
Plot: friendship, ant, grass, invention, fight, danger, good versus evil, circus, kids and family, family, misfit, injury ...
Time: 20th century, 1990s
Place: texas
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Tubelight (2017)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: India
Duration: 136 min.
Story: Laxman Singh Bisht (Salman) is nicknamed tube light by his neighbours because he is feeble-minded. Despite being special, Laxman lives by one life-lesson; keep your faith alive and you can do almost anything, even stop a war.
Plot: army, innocent, recruitment, vintage car, magician, river, classroom, catapult, uncle, gunfight, non violence, stone ...
Place: india
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The Octagon (1980)
Genre: Action, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Scott James, a veteran martial arts expert, is recruited as the protector of the wealthy and beautiful Justine after she becomes the target of a ninja clan. When Scott finds out that his ruthless arch-nemesis, McCarn , is involved with the stealthy ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, suspense, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: martial arts, ninja, one man army, assassination, good versus evil, danger, terrorism, undercover, criminal's revenge, adventure, lone wolves, vengeance ...
Time: 70s, 80s
Place: south america, paris france, mexico
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Kichiku: Banquet of the Beasts (1997)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: Japan
Duration: 100 min.
Story: While the leader is in jail, his leftist group is controlled by his girlfriend, but her leadership lacks conviction and perspective. When the leader commits suicide in prison, despair and confusion rule the group and revenge and violence erupts in ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, disturbing, realistic
Plot: criminal's revenge, gory, strong sexual content, prison, juvenile delinquency, crime, violence spree, criminal heroes, crimes, deadly, gang, leadership ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: japan
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Virgins of Sherwood Forest (2000)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Roberta is a low-budget movie director dealing with numerous problems on the set of her current production. When she is accidently hit on the head, she is knocked unconscious and dreams of living in Robin Hood's Sherwood Forest.
Plot: disguise, female removes her clothes, pubic hair, thong panties, lesbianism, fondling, panties, female nudity, undressing, foreplay, exotic dancer, director ...
Time: middle ages
Place: dungeon
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Hustler Squad (1976)
Genre: Action, War
Country: Philippines, USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: World War II: Allied Command learns that in 60 days three Japanese generals and an admiral party at a bordello on a tiny Philippine island. It's fortified and hard to attack, so a creative, cynical major gets the assignment to figure something ...
Plot: recruitment, killed with a sword, nipples visible through clothing, lucky charm, female assassin, barracks, recruit, sexual attraction, stabbed with a sword, filipino, cleavage, poker game ...
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21 Brothers (2011)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Canada
Duration: 96 min.
Story: 21 Brothers tells the story of the Canadian 21st Battalion as they prepare for the battle of Courcellette in WWI. Taking place in real time, the film follows Sgt. Reid as he must get his men ready for the impending battle. Not only must he prep his ...
Plot: tragedy, world war one, sergeant, young soldier, trench warfare, casualty of war, trench, shot to death, battle, death, soldier, military ...
Time: year 1916
Place: germany
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Captain America: Civil War (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 147 min.
Story: Following the events of Age of Ultron, the collective governments of the world pass an act designed to regulate all superhuman activity. This polarizes opinion amongst the Avengers, causing two factions to side with Iron Man or Captain America, ...
Style: intense, exciting, comic, humorous, surprise ending ...
Plot: superhero, disagreement, revenge, brainwashing, ex soldier, costumed hero, supernatural power, female warrior, flying man, teamwork, teenage hero, escape ...
Time: year 1991, 1990s, 2010s
Place: siberia, bucharest, romania, africa, eastern europe ...
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Scouts Guide to the Zombie Apocalypse (2015)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Three scouts and lifelong friends join forces with one badass cocktail waitress to become the world’s most unlikely team of heroes. When their peaceful town is ravaged by a zombie invasion, they’ll fight for the badge of a lifetime and put ...
Style: humorous, scary, funny, bloody, not serious ...
Audience: teens, teen comedy
Plot: zombie, danger, survival, gory, strip club, apocalypse, teenager, friendship, virus, small town, parody, violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s
Place: usa, california
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Blue Chips (1994)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Pete Bell, a college basketball coach is under a lot of pressure. His team aren't winning and he cannot attract new players. The stars of the future are secretly being paid by boosters. This practice is forbidden in the college game, but Pete ...
Style: tense, serious, biting, realistic, surprise ending ...
Plot: sport, college, basketball, against the rules, blind ambition, contests and competitions, underdog, athlete and trainer, workplace situations, sport team, ambition, dishonesty ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: indiana, chicago illinois, texas, boston, california
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Texas Rangers (2001)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Ten years after the Civil War has ended, the Governor of Texas asks Leander McNelly to form a company of Rangers to help uphold the law along the Mexican border. With a few veterans of the war, most of the recruits are young men who have little or ...
Style: serious, rough, realistic, harsh, factual ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: racial segregation, tiger, texas ranger, american civil war, adventure, anti heroes, vengeance, obsessive quest, interracial relations, righting the wronged, tough heroes, crimes ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s
Place: texas, mexico, latin america, usa, canada ...
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Spy Game (2001)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Germany, USA, Japan, France
Duration: 126 min.
Story: Veteran spy Nathan Muir is on the verge of retiring from the CIA when he learns that his one-time protégé and close friend, Tom Bishop, is a political prisoner sentenced to die in Beijing. Although their friendship has been marred by bad blood and ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, serious, stylized, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cia, spy, espionage, rescue, cold war, government agency, mentor, vietnam war, secret agents, race against time, political corruption, woman in danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 1990s
Place: china, munich germany, cyprus, saigon, hong kong ...
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The Recruit (2003)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A brilliant CIA trainee must prove his worth at the Farm, the agency's secret training grounds, where he learns to watch his back and trust no one.
Style: suspenseful, rough, twists and turns, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cia, spy, espionage, betrayal, surveillance, hotshot hero, basic training, undercover, double agent, mole, hacker, recruit ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: boston, usa, peru, washington d.c., langley virginia
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Minnesota (2009)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: Russia
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A story of two brothers - two young hockey players.
Plot: sport, car accident, brother brother relationship, professional sports, hockey, husband wife relationship, father son relationship, recruitment, loyalty, alcoholic, infidelity
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The Killing Room (2009)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Four volunteers sign up for what initially appears to be a typical paid research study, only to discover that they've unwittingly become involved with a classified government program that was said to have been terminated nearly two decades ago.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: government agency, manhunt, mind game, memory loss, race against time, experiment gone awry, isolation, missing person, voyeurism, psychology, psychopath, chases and races ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: texas, usa, antarctica, new jersey
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Black Irish (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: In South Boston, where Irish roots run deep and Catholic tradition reigns, two brothers face similar hardships but lead far different lives. While older brother Terry descends into drugs and crime, 16-year-old Cole vies to make the state baseball ...
Style: serious, sincere, realistic, touching
Plot: baseball, confession, parents and children, coming of age, family life, family relations, siblings relations, chaos and mayhem, pregnancy, teenage life, youth, chaos ...
Time: contemporary
Place: boston, usa
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Secrets of State (2008)
Genre: Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: In France, terrorist groups and intelligence agencies battle in a merciless war everyday, in the name of radically opposed ideologies. Yet, terrorist and secret agents lead almost the same lives. Condemned to secrecy, these masters of manipulation ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, exciting, realistic, suspense
Plot: terrorist, terrorism, recruit, government agency, one man army, intelligence agency, secret agents, assassination attempt, espionage, political conspiracy, working undercover, workplace intrigue ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe, paris france
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