Army investigation movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant army investigation movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, serious, suspenseful, tense, suspense and rough films and TV shows about / with army investigation, military, crimes, military life, murder, law enforcement, deadly, soldier, war and investigation plots mostly in Drama, Thriller and War genres shot in USA, UK, Canada and other countries.
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army investigation movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as army investigation: The General's Daughter (1999), High Crimes (2002), Basic (2003), Rules of Engagement (2000), A Few Good Men (1992), Quicksand (2002), In the Valley of Elah (2007), Fear of Water (2011), A Soldier's Story (1984), Red Cap (2003).

List of army investigation movies

The General's Daughter (1999)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 116 min.
Story: When the body of Army Capt. Elizabeth Campbell is found on a Georgia military base, two investigators, Warrant Officers Paul Brenner and Sara Sunhill, are ordered to solve her murder. What they uncover is anything but clear-cut. Unseemly details ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, suspense, intense, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: murder, army investigation, rape, military, army, betrayal, mystery, twists and turns, conspiracy, gang rape, nudity (full frontal - brief), investigation ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: georgia
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 6.3
 44K
High Crimes (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A female attorney learns that her husband is really a marine officer awol for fifteen years and accused of murdering fifteen civilians in El Salvador. Believing her husband when he tells her that he's being framed as part of a U.S. Military ...
Style: clever, suspenseful, twist ending, suspense, serious ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: lawyer, twists and turns, army investigation, murder, military, false accusation, life turned upside down, fighting the system, fbi, courtroom, conspiracy, justice ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1988
Place: san francisco, latin america, usa, los angeles, mexico
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 6.4
 64K
Basic (2003)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A DEA agent investigates the disappearance of a legendary Army ranger drill sergeant and several of his cadets during a training exercise gone severely awry.
Style: twist ending, surprise ending, suspense, confusing, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: twists and turns, army investigation, military, corruption, jungle, investigation, missing person, life philosophy, secrets, conspiracy theory, conspiracy, brutality ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: panama
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Rules of Engagement (2000)
Genre: Drama, Thriller, War
Country: UK, Germany, Canada, USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Part war movie, part courtroom thriller, this gripping drama finds a war hero put on trial for a rescue mission gone terribly wrong with only his doubtful friend and fellow marine to represent him.
Style: tense, political, intense, serious, disturbing ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: lawyer, vietnam war, courtroom, war, army investigation, courtroom drama, military, marines, twists and turns, court case, investigation, vietnam veteran ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 60s
Place: middle east, usa, washington d.c., vietnam, iraq
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 7.7
 266K
A Few Good Men (1992)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 138 min.
Story: When cocky military lawyer Lt. Daniel Kaffee and his co-counsel, Lt. Cmdr. JoAnne Galloway, are assigned to a murder case, they uncover a hazing ritual that could implicate high-ranking officials such as shady Col. Nathan Jessep.
Style: suspense, tense, realistic, tricky, suspenseful ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: courtroom, lawyer, courtroom drama, u.s. navy, military, justice, court, marines, army investigation, court martial, hotshot lawyer, corruption ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: washington d.c., cuba, usa
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 4.4
 241
Quicksand (2002)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, India
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Randi Stewart is a sergeant on a marine base where her father is the commanding officer. She is being treated by the new base psychiatrist, Bill Turner. Her brother, Gordon Stewart is running for political office. General Stewart is murdered and ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, psychotronic
Plot: army investigation, murder, psychiatrist, military life, dangerous attraction, uncover truth, dishonesty, femme fatale, life is a bitch, state affairs, military, politics ...
Time: contemporary
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In the Valley of Elah (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: A career officer and his wife work with a police detective to uncover the truth behind their son's disappearance following his return from a tour of duty in Iraq.
Style: suspense, tense, heartbreaking, touching, psychological ...
Plot: investigation, army, guilt, military, army investigation, war crime, war, crimes, murder investigation, character study, cover up, uncover truth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2004
Place: iraq, new mexico, tennessee, middle east, usa ...
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 6.4
 387
Fear of Water (2011)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Rosalie Richard is found raped and dead at the foot of a cliff. This gruesome murder is the first ever in the Magdalen Islands. Her death will radically change the orderly life of Sergeant André Surprenant.
Style: serious, suspenseful, thought provoking, realistic, rough ...
Plot: army investigation, murder, family relations, life is a bitch, police investigation, military, law enforcement, parents and children, family problems, crimes, investigation, missing child ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada, quebec
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A Soldier's Story (1984)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, War
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: In the towm of Tynen, Louisiana, a black Master Sergeant is found shot to death just outside the local Army Base. A military lawyer, also a black man, is sent from Washington to conduct an investigation. Facing an uncooperative chain of command and ...
Style: suspense, sincere, intense, political, light ...
Plot: world war two, racism, army investigation, lawyer, courtroom, psychology, murder, military, crimes, investigation, military training, courtroom drama ...
Time: 1940s, 80s, 20th century
Place: louisiana, arkansas
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 7.8
 258
Red Cap (2003)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Red Cap is a British television drama series produced by Stormy Pictures for the BBC and broadcast on BBC One. Two series of six episodes each were produced following a feature length pilot. It featured the investigations of an Special Investigation ...
Style: tense, realistic, serious, suspenseful
Plot: military life, military, army, army investigation, military base, sergeant, dishonesty, law enforcement, partners, crimes, strong female presence, military police ...
Time: contemporary
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A Glimpse of Hell (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A Navy officer tries to set the record straight after the Navy blames a 1989 explosion aboard the USS Iowa on a homosexual affair between two sailors.
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, bleak
Plot: u.s. navy, military, society, military life, fighting the system, investigation, ship, political conspiracy, army investigation, dishonesty, state affairs, crimes ...
Time: 80s
Place: iowa, usa
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 6.4
 569
Word of Honor (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Prompted by a just-published book that holds ex-lieutenant Ben Tyson accountable for a hushed-up massacre committed by his platoon in a Hue hospital 18 years before, the army recalls Tyson to stand trial for murder. Tyson, confronted by an army ...
Style: serious, tense, rough, suspenseful, realistic ...
Plot: courtroom drama, vietnam war, protagonist as suspect, uncover truth, dishonesty, legal, society, fighting the system, dedicated lawyer, military, crimes, law enforcement ...
Place: vietnam, asia
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The Pentagon Wars (1998)
Genre: Comedy, War
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: From the director of “Made In America” and “The Money Pit” comes a hilarious look at one of the most expensive blunders in military history. Over 17 years and almost as many billion dollars have gone into devising the BFV (Bradley Fighting ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, disturbing, humorous, satirical ...
Plot: soldier, state affairs, undercover, military life, power relations, infantrymen, army investigation, government agency, workplace intrigue, tank, government, cold war ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 90s, 70s
Place: pentagon, washington d.c.
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 4.6
 4K
Conspiracy (2008)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A Gulf War veteran with PTSD (Kilmer) heads to a small town to find his friend. When he arrives his friend and his family have vanished and the townsfolk afraid to answer questions about their disappearance. He soon discovers that the town is owned ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, tense, exciting, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: military, war, politics, uncover truth, military life, missing person, army investigation, soldier, crimes, retiring, spy, illegal immigration ...
Time: contemporary
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The Manchurian Candidate (1962)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 126 min.
Story: The Manchurian Candidate is a political thriller from American director John Frankenheimer. An American soldier is brainwashed into being a killer for the communist Russians during the Korean War.
Style: suspense, political, tense, thought provoking, psychological ...
Plot: conspiracy, cold war, political conspiracy, brainwashing, korean war, senator, manipulation, assassin, political intrigue, spy, politics, assassination ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, year 1952
Place: north korea, korea, new york, usa, ussr ...
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 5.7
 649
Frozen Silence (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: Spain, Lithuania
Duration: 106 min.
Story: In 1943, during the midst of World War II, a serial murderer appears in the Blue Division, volunteer body of Spanish soldiers who fought on the Russian front with German troops. After finding the body of a Spanish soldier who has been stuck in the ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, psychological, suspense, realistic ...
Plot: serial killer, world war two, murder, army investigation, war, riddles and clues, crimes, soldier, rivalry, military, superior officer, freemason ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s
Place: europe
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Noriega: God's Favorite (2000)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: The story of Panamanian dictator, Manuel Noriega.
Style: realistic, serious, exciting, suspense, tense ...
Plot: politics, assassination, soldier, army investigation, political unrest, ambition, clergy, crimes, head of state, fighting the system, state affairs, revolution ...
Time: 90s
Place: the philippines, panama
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The Hessen Conspiracy (2009)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Belgium, Canada
Duration: 113 min.
Story: In 1945 a group of victorious American officers discover a stash of German jewels and try to fence them in New York.
Style: tense, serious, suspenseful, rough, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crimes, army investigation, military, twists and turns, power relations, gangsters, dishonesty, law enforcement, criminal heroes, cons and scams, american soldier, treasure ...
Time: 1940s, post world war two, 20th century, year 1945
Place: europe, usa, germany, new york
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Missing in Action (1984)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller, War
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: American servicemen are still being held captive in Vietnam and it's up to one man to bring them home in this blistering, fast-paced action/adventure starring martial arts superstar Chuck Norris.Following a daring escape from a Vietnamese POW ...
Style: exciting, suspense, intense, serious, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vietnam war, jungle, adventure, one man army, martial arts, military, heroes, fight scenes, justice, rescue, military life, heroic mission ...
Time: 80s
Place: vietnam, the philippines, thailand, asia, bangkok thailand ...
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Nowhere to Hide (1987)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Marine officer Rob Cutter and his wife Barbara have a son named Johnny. Rob discovers that two newly delivered helicopters in his squadron have crashed because a defective part, a C-ring, has been made of a weaker, less expensive alloy. Before Rob ...
Style: exciting, rough, suspenseful, suspense, neo noir ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, conspiracy, assassination, murder, hitman, vengeance, undercover, army investigation, dishonesty, state affairs, military, false accusation ...
Time: 80s
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Two Men Went to War (2002)
Genre: Comedy, War, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Comedy drama based on the true story of two British Army dentists who in 1942, eager to see action, go AWOL and invade occupied France on their own.
Style: semi serious, humorous, entertaining, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: world war two, soldier, dentist, military, adventurer, goofy hero, military life, heroic mission, officers and cadets, army investigation, escapades, battles ...
Time: 1940s
Place: france, europe, england, english channel
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The Front Line (2011)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Country: South Korea
Duration: 133 min.
Story: In 1951 ceasefire is declared, but two remaining armies fought their final battle on the front line Towards the end of the Korean War, a South Korean battalion is fiercely battling over a hill on the front line border against the North in order to ...
Style: exciting, captivating, realistic, serious, rough
Plot: war, chinese army, military, battles, korean army, military life, infantrymen, korean war, friendship, wartime life, soldier, army investigation ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, year 1953, year 1950
Place: north korea, south korea, korea, asia
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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, feel good ...
Plot: sea battle, napoleonic wars, sailboat, military, rebellion, war hero, adventure, military life, rivalry, army investigation, war, ship ...
Time: 19th century
Place: west indies, jamaica
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 41K
No Way Out (1987)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Navy Lt. Tom Farrell meets a young woman, Susan Atwell , and they share a passionate fling. Farrell then finds out that his superior, Defense Secretary David Brice, is also romantically involved with Atwell. When the young woman turns up dead, ...
Style: suspenseful, neo noir, suspense, psychological, sexy ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: murder, twists and turns, love triangle, conspiracy, political corruption, spy, mystery, cold war, espionage, military, crimes, plot twist ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: washington d.c., pentagon, usa, manila philippines
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The Caine Mutiny Court-Martial (1988)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A full-length adaptation, originally staged as a play, of the court-martial segment from the novel "The Caine Mutiny".
Style: realistic, serious, disturbing, clever, talky ...
Plot: world war two, courtroom drama, court martial, army investigation, lawyer, injustice, power relations, dedicated lawyer, politics, legal, rebellion, legal investigation ...
Time: 1940s
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 5.1
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Dirty Work (2006)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Bad City is the tangled story of three men's lives: Manning, a dirty, disillusioned cop; Julian, king of drugs, thugs and prostitution; and Frank, a ruthless politician who destroys everything in the way of his ambition.
Style: rough, serious, suspenseful, realistic, tense ...
Plot: murder, prostitute, police investigation, police detective, law enforcement, dangerous attraction, dishonesty, crimes, gangsters, tough heroes, criminal heroes, reluctant partners ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: texas, chicago illinois
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Prisoners of the Sun (1990)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Australia, UK
Duration: 108 min.
Story: On an obscure Pacific Island just north of Australia, the Japanese Empire has operated a prisoner of war camp for Australian soldiers. At the close of World War II, the liberated POWs tell a gruesome tale of mass executions of over eight hundred ...
Style: tense, serious, realistic, bleak, suspenseful
Plot: world war two, courtroom drama, courtroom, prisoner of war camp, war crime, prisoners of war, island, murder, army investigation, legal, against humanity, confined ...
Time: 1940s, year 1945
Place: asia, indonesia, australia, japan
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Courage Under Fire (1996)
Genre: Action, Drama, Mystery, Thriller, War
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A US Army officer had made a "friendly fire" mistake that was covered up and he was reassigned to a desk job. Later he was tasked to investigate a female chopper commander's worthiness to be awarded the Medal of Honor posthumously. At ...
Style: suspense, realistic, thought provoking, dark, sad ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: military, military life, war, gulf war, tank, bravery, medal of honor, iraq war, politics, suicide, investigation, redemption ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: iraq, middle east, pentagon
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Conduct Unbecoming (1975)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A company of British soldiers in colonial India is shaken when the widow of their most honored hero is assaulted. A young officer must defend a fellow lieutenant from the charges in an unusual court-martial, while investigating the deepening mystery ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspense
Plot: military, courtroom, courtroom drama, lawyer, women, battles, power relations, reluctant partners, rebellion, legal, war, army investigation ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s, victorian era
Place: india, england, asia, europe
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McHale's Navy (1962)
Genre: Comedy, War
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: McHale's Navy is an American sitcom that aired 138 half-hour episodes over four seasons, from October 11, 1962, to April 12, 1966, on the ABC network. The series was filmed in black and white and originated from an hour drama called Seven ...
Style: sitcom, semi serious, realistic, humorous, tense ...
Audience: kids
Plot: world war two, military, pow, navy, u.s. navy, contests and competitions, ship, siblings relations, cons and scams, military life, courtroom drama, battles ...
Time: 60s, year 1942, 1940s
Place: europe, italy
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