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 exciting, realistic, surprise ending, serious, suspense and entertaining films and TV shows about / with recruitment, murder, chase, violence, shot to death, death, mentor, dialogue, catastrophe and storytelling plots mostly in Action, Adventure and Drama 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), Star Wars: The Force Awakens (2015), Haruchika: Haruta & Chika (2017), Deadpool 2 (2018), X-Men: First Class (2011), Passenger 57 (1992), Papillon (2017), Wonder Woman (2017), Cool Runnings (1993).

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: teens, date night
Plot: rivalry, youth, recruitment, idiot, fraternity, nerd, stupidity, enemy, drinking, party, couples, social relations ...
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: military, soldier, nurse, platoon, recruitment, battle, veteran, hospital, military life, dedication, heroes, battles ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century
Place: canada, france
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Star Wars: The Force Awakens (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 136 min.
Story: Thirty years after defeating the Galactic Empire, Han Solo and his allies face a new threat from the evil Kylo Ren and his army of Stormtroopers.
Style: epic, futuristic, exciting, stylized, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: space travel, good versus evil, adventure, danger, outer space, spacecraft, space wars, adventure hero, space opera, rivalry, heroes, escapades ...
Time: future, 2010s
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Haruchika: Haruta & Chika (2017)
Genre: Drama, Music, Mystery
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: costume, songwriter, clapping, face mask, bicycle, girl, saxophone, radio, eyeglasses, blackboard, vending machine, holding hands ...
Place: japan, mount fuji
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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, bloody, entertaining ...
Plot: superhero, mutant, mercenary, time travel, dark hero, parody, self healing, violence, blind woman, teleportation, anti hero, blood ...
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: teens, boys' night
Plot: supernatural ability, superhero, superhuman powers, mutant, cia, teenage superhero, cold war, save the day, vengeance, supernatural power, superhuman, adventure ...
Time: 1960s, 60s, 20th century, year 1962, year 1944 ...
Place: battleship, oxford university, 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: exciting, serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hijacking, fbi, terrorism, airplane, danger, one man army, passenger, airport, heroes, deadly, tough heroes, stowaway ...
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: holy grail, monk, monty python, knight, king arthur, legends and myths, adventure, disorder, courage, absurd humor, surrealism, sword fight ...
Time: middle ages
Place: england, dungeon, europe, scotland yard
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Papillon (2017)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, 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: suspense, based on memoir, factual, brutal
Plot: prison, prison escape, prison life, friendship, solitary, false accusation, survival, human spirit, rebelliousness, brutality, male bonding, wrongful conviction ...
Time: year 1969, year 1970
Place: south america, paris france, venezuela, 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, vintage ...
Plot: justice, superheroine, good versus evil, island, adventure, courage, chosen one, superhero, princess, wartime, immortality, mentor ...
Time: 1910s, year 1918, 2010s
Place: tower bridge london, ottoman empire, belgium, paris france, big ben london
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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, feel good, realistic, exciting, not serious ...
Audience: pre-teens, teens, family outing, kids
Plot: reggae, sport, underdog, coach, family, against the odds, championship, self esteem, snow, rivalry, ambition, cheating ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, year 1987, 80s
Place: jamaica, canada, 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, touching, semi serious, stylized, exciting ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: friendship, circus, good versus evil, deception, villain, teamwork, threat, danger, misfit, individualism, exile, 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: slap, gunfight, classroom, magician, catapult, soda, stone, sky, little boy, brother brother relationship, innocent, recruitment ...
Place: india
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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, single parent, execution, slavery, british asian, recruitment, controversy, mother son relationship
Place: syria
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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: serious, suspenseful, suspense, stylized, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: ninja, martial arts, undercover, good versus evil, terrorism, danger, one man army, adventure, heroic mission, master warrior, lone wolves, tough heroes ...
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: realistic, disturbing, serious, suspenseful
Plot: deadly, leadership, criminal's revenge, gory, political unrest, strong sexual content, prison life, gang, rivalry, violence spree, crime, criminal heroes ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
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.
Style: sexploitation film
Plot: breast suckling, pubic hair, scantily clad female, woman on top, lust, lesbianism, panties, lesbian sex, erotica, black panties, sexploitation, female removes her clothes ...
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: panties, erotica, female removes her clothes, scantily clad female, rape, sex, prostitute, white panties, lust, stabbed to death, female nudity, murder ...
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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: death, soldier, military, sergeant, young soldier, recruitment, shot to death, battle, casualty of war, trench warfare, trench, world war one ...
Time: year 1916
Place: germany
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Captain America: Civil War (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
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, supernatural power, disagreement, revenge, ex soldier, brainwashing, flying man, teenage hero, teamwork, costumed hero, epic battle, death of father ...
Time: 1990s, year 1991, 2010s
Place: siberia, eastern europe, cleveland ohio, vienna, germany ...
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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, survival, danger, apocalypse, friendship, virus, small town, gory, strip club, teenager, parody, youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s
Place: usa, california
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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: captivating, entertaining, epic, exciting, surprise ending
Plot: superhero, super powers, superhero team, battle, superhuman, good versus evil, alien, alien invasion, army, super speed, costumed hero, superhuman speed ...
Time: 2010s
Place: norway, russia, tower bridge london, kansas
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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: serious, tense, realistic, suspense, intense ...
Plot: basketball, sport, sport team, contests and competitions, underdog, college, blind ambition, follow your dream, athlete's life, workplace situations, athlete and trainer, against the odds ...
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: realistic, rough, serious, harsh, factual ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: tiger, racial segregation, texas ranger, american civil war, vengeance, adventure, rivalry, dishonesty, obsessive quest, deadly, teenage life, heroes ...
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, stylized, serious, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cia, spy, espionage, rescue, mentor, cold war, torture, execution, bribery, vietnam war, government agency, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 1990s
Place: china, munich germany, east germany, shanghai, cyprus ...
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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, realistic, rough, serious, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cia, spy, espionage, betrayal, basic training, hotshot hero, double agent, rookie, mole, state affairs, dangerous attraction, surveillance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: boston, usa, washington d.c., peru, 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, hockey, professional sports, infidelity, car accident, brother brother relationship, husband wife relationship, father son relationship, recruitment, loyalty, alcoholic
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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, rough, realistic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: memory loss, undercover, manhunt, danger, isolation, race against time, missing person, voyeurism, student life, experiment gone awry, crimes, chases and races ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 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: sincere, serious, realistic, touching
Plot: baseball, confession, family relations, parents and children, youth, coming of age, family life, teenage life, brother brother relationship, teenage boy, father son relationship, mother son relationship ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, boston
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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: realistic, exciting, suspenseful, serious, suspense
Plot: terrorism, recruit, terrorist, political conspiracy, politics, race against time, danger, rivalry, undercover, assassination attempt, good versus evil, chess ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe, paris france
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