Heroic mission movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant heroic mission movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out exciting, entertaining, stylized, serious, visually appealing and epic films and TV shows about / with heroic mission, heroes, destiny, danger, mentor, dialogue, adventure, chase, catastrophe and escapades plots mostly in Action, Adventure and Sci-Fi genres shot in USA, UK, Germany and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as heroic mission: Interstellar (2014), Van Helsing (2004), Avatar: The Last Airbender (2005), Star Trek (2009), Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters (2013), Pacific Rim (2013), Beowulf (2007), The Fifth Element (1997), Saving Private Ryan (1998), John Carter (2012).

List of heroic mission movies

 8.6
 1.8M
Interstellar (2014)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, UK, Canada
Duration: 169 min.
Story: Interstellar chronicles the adventures of a group of explorers who make use of a newly discovered wormhole to surpass the limitations on human space travel and conquer the vast distances involved in an interstellar voyage.
Style: mind bending, thought provoking, philosophical, futuristic, atmospheric ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: time travel, outer space, father daughter relationship, space travel, astronaut, nasa, space station, distopia, survival, adventure, spacecraft, time paradox ...
Time: future, 21st century, near future
Place: colorado
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 6.0
 264K
Van Helsing (2004)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: USA, Czech Republic
Duration: 131 min.
Story: Famed monster slayer Gabriel Van Helsing is dispatched to Transylvania to assist the last of the Valerious bloodline in defeating Count Dracula. Anna Valerious reveals that Dracula has formed an unholy alliance with Dr. Frankenstein's monster ...
Style: gothic, dark fantasy, exciting, scary, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: vampire, werewolf, supernatural, dracula, steampunk, good versus evil, immortality, adventure, vampire hunter, heroic mission, curses spells and rituals, heroes ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century, 15th century, 1880s
Place: transylvania, vatican, egypt, europe, budapest ...
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Avatar: The Last Airbender (2005)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: In a war-torn world of elemental magic, a young boy reawakens to undertake a dangerous mystic quest to fulfill his destiny as the Avatar, and bring peace to the world.
Style: exciting, captivating, stylized, semi serious, adult animation ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: supernatural ability, peril, chosen one, friendship, heroic mission, friends, magical, save the day, martial arts, adventure, honor, young heroes ...
Time: 2000s
Place: asia
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The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (2001)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: New Zealand, USA
Duration: 178 min.
Story: Young hobbit Frodo Baggins, after inheriting a mysterious ring from his uncle Bilbo, must leave his home in order to keep it from falling into the hands of its evil creator. Along the way, a fellowship is formed to protect the ringbearer and make ...
Style: epic, atmospheric, exciting, scenic, stylized ...
Audience: family outing, teens, boys' night, kids
Plot: friendship, sword fight, good versus evil, adventure, sword and sorcery, fantasy world, imaginary kingdom, mythology, medieval, journey, wizards, heroic mission ...
Time: prehistoric times, prehistory
Place: new zealand
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 7.9
 601K
Star Trek (2009)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 127 min.
Story: The fate of the galaxy rests in the hands of bitter rivals. One, James Kirk, is a delinquent, thrill-seeking Iowa farm boy. The other, Spock, a Vulcan, was raised in a logic-based society that rejects all emotion. As fiery instinct clashes with calm ...
Style: futuristic, exciting, stylized, entertaining, humorous ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: space travel, star trek, spacecraft, time travel, outer space, space and aliens, space wars, space opera, heroic mission, teamwork, adventure, teleportation ...
Time: future, 24th century, 23rd century
Place: san francisco, iowa
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Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters (2013)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: In their quest to confront the ultimate evil, Percy and his friends battle swarms of mythical creatures to find the mythical Golden Fleece and to stop an ancient evil from rising.
Style: exciting, fairy tale, stylized, epic, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, kids, family outing, girls' night, pre-teens
Plot: mythology, adventure, young heroes, fantasy world, legends and myths, superhuman powers, greek mythology, heroic mission, friendship, demi god, imaginary kingdom, artifact ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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 6.9
 497K
Pacific Rim (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 131 min.
Story: When legions of monstrous creatures, known as Kaiju, started rising from the sea, a war began that would take millions of lives and consume humanity's resources for years on end. To combat the giant Kaiju, a special type of weapon was devised: ...
Style: futuristic, exciting, serious, stylized, visually appealing ...
Audience: girls' night, boys' night, teens
Plot: giant monster, monster, robot, creature, androids and robots, save the world, destruction, chaos and mayhem, giant, giant robots, heroic mission, battles ...
Time: future, 2020s, near future, 2010s, 21st century ...
Place: tokyo, pacific ocean, asia, alaska, hong kong ...
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 6.3
 168K
Beowulf (2007)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 115 min.
Story: 6th-century Scandinavian warrior, Beowulf embarks on a mission to slay the manlike ogre Grendel, a descendant of Cain.
Style: epic, fairy tale, adult animation, dark fantasy, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night, kids
Plot: mythology, monster, dragon, legends and myths, heroic mission, good versus evil, viking, magic, beast, ancient, tragic hero, adventurer ...
Time: middle ages
Place: denmark, europe
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The Librarian: Quest for the Spear (2004)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 92 min.
Story: When a magical artifact is lifted from his library, a meek librarian sets out to ensure its safe return.
Style: humorous, exciting, entertaining, light, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, teens, girls' night, boys' night
Plot: treasure hunt, adventure, archaeology, archaeologist, adventurer, obsessive quest, heroic mission, save the world, library, friendship, friends, university ...
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The Fifth Element (1997)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: France, UK
Duration: 126 min.
Story: In 2257, a taxi driver is unintentionally given the task of saving a young girl who is part of the key that will ensure the survival of humanity.
Style: futuristic, breathtaking, exciting, cerebral, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: alien, good versus evil, space and aliens, space travel, cyberpunk, love, end of the world, save the world, heroic mission, adventure, future dystopia, dystopic future ...
Time: future, 1910s, 23rd century, 90s
Place: egypt, usa, brooklyn new york city, new york
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Saving Private Ryan (1998)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 169 min.
Story: As U.S. troops storm the beaches of Normandy, three brothers lie dead on the battlefield, with a fourth trapped behind enemy lines. Ranger captain John Miller and seven men are tasked with penetrating German-held territory and bringing the boy home.
Style: realistic, captivating, epic, rough, breathtaking ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: war, world war two, military, courage, sniper, army, battles, self sacrifice, heroic mission, d day, friendship, nazi ...
Time: 1940s, year 1944, 20th century, middle ages
Place: normandy, france, poland, germany, europe ...
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Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World (2003)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 138 min.
Story: After an abrupt and violent encounter with a French warship inflicts severe damage upon his ship, a captain of the British Royal Navy begins a chase over two oceans to capture or destroy the enemy, though he must weigh his commitment to duty and ...
Style: exciting, tense, epic, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: ship, napoleonic wars, sea battle, navy, adventure, leadership, battles, naval battle, heroic mission, sailboat, escapades, naturalist ...
Time: 19th century, 18th century
Place: england, france, brazil, europe, pacific ocean
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She-Ra and the Princesses of Power (2018)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: In this reboot of the '80s series, a magic sword transforms an orphan girl into warrior She-Ra, who unites a rebellion to fight against evil.
Style: exciting, tense, captivating, suspenseful, stylized ...
Audience: kids, teens, chick flick
Plot: adventure, betrayal, rebellion, save the world, planet, good versus evil, female warrior, heroic mission, magic, rescue, best friend, princess ...
Time: 2010s
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 6.6
 271K
John Carter (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 132 min.
Story: John Carter is a war-weary, former military captain who's inexplicably transported to the mysterious and exotic planet of Barsoom (Mars) and reluctantly becomes embroiled in an epic conflict. It's a world on the brink of collapse, and ...
Style: epic, exciting, fairy tale, entertaining, heroic ...
Audience: boys' night, family outing, teens
Plot: mars, adventure, monster, alien, mysterious planet, space travel, imaginary kingdom, heroic mission, space and aliens, distant planet, steampunk, battles ...
Time: 19th century, future, 1870s, 1860s
Place: virginia, arizona, new york
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 5.1
 126K
Eragon (2006)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, UK, Hungary
Duration: 104 min.
Story: In his homeland of Alagaesia, a farm boy happens upon a dragon's egg -- a discovery that leads him on a predestined journey where he realized he's the one person who can defend his home against an evil king.
Style: fairy tale, exciting, epic, serious, captivating ...
Audience: teens, family outing, kids, girls' night, pre-teens
Plot: dragon, imaginary kingdom, adventure, chosen one, supernatural ability, heroic mission, fantasy world, legends and myths, young heroes, good versus evil, elf, destiny ...
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National Treasure (2004)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 131 min.
Story: Modern treasure hunters, led by archaeologist Ben Gates, search for a chest of riches rumored to have been stashed away by George Washington, Thomas Jefferson and Benjamin Franklin during the Revolutionary War. The chest's whereabouts may lie ...
Style: exciting, entertaining, clever, suspense, scenic ...
Audience: family outing, kids, girls' night, pre-teens, boys' night ...
Plot: treasure hunt, treasure, adventure, archaeologist, archaeology, riddles and clues, treasure hunter, adventurer, artifact, ancient, journey, legends and myths ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 19th century, 20th century ...
Place: usa, philadelphia, washington d.c., egypt, new jersey ...
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Battle Los Angeles (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: The Earth is attacked by unknown forces. As people everywhere watch the world's great cities fall, Los Angeles becomes the last stand for mankind in a battle no one expected. It's up to a Marine staff sergeant and his new platoon to draw a ...
Style: serious, futuristic, intense, exciting, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: alien invasion, evil alien, battlefield, save the world, alien encounter, survival, invasion, battles, heroic mission, military, chaos and mayhem, extraterrestrial ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: los angeles, usa, california, america, mojave desert ...
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The Last Airbender (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: The story follows the adventures of Aang, a young successor to a long line of Avatars, who must put his childhood ways aside and stop the Fire Nation from enslaving the Water, Earth and Air nations.
Style: exciting, stylized, serious, intense, psychotronic ...
Audience: teens, kids, family outing, girls' night, pre-teens
Plot: martial arts, destiny, supernatural ability, chosen one, adventure, heroic mission, good versus evil, young heroes, master warrior, save the world, heroes, supernatural ...
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The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: New Zealand, USA
Duration: 201 min.
Story: Aragorn is revealed as the heir to the ancient kings as he, Gandalf and the other members of the broken fellowship struggle to save Gondor from Sauron's forces. Meanwhile, Frodo and Sam bring the ring closer to the heart of Mordor, the dark ...
Style: epic, atmospheric, exciting, breathtaking, captivating ...
Audience: teens, family outing, kids
Plot: friendship, good versus evil, adventure, magical, wizards, warrior, imaginary kingdom, battles, courage, sword and sorcery, sword fight, ancient ...
Time: prehistoric times, prehistory
Place: new zealand
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 8.0
 1.4M
The Avengers (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 143 min.
Story: When an unexpected enemy emerges and threatens global safety and security, Nick Fury, director of the international peacekeeping agency known as S.H.I.E.L.D., finds himself in need of a team to pull the world back from the brink of disaster. ...
Style: exciting, heroic, humorous, suspenseful, captivating ...
Audience: teens, kids, girls' night, family outing, boys' night
Plot: superhero, heroes, alien invasion, good versus evil, superhuman powers, teamwork, monster, save the world, heroic mission, partners, tony stark character, alien ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: grand central station manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city, new york, usa, berlin germany ...
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Rise of the Guardians (2012)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: When an evil spirit known as Pitch lays down the gauntlet to take over the world, the immortal Guardians must join forces for the first time to protect the hopes, beliefs and imagination of children all over the world.
Style: touching, exciting, witty, fairy tale, colourful ...
Audience: kids, preschoolers, family outing, girls' night
Plot: holiday, dreams, good versus evil, christmas, adventure, childhood, fairy, belief, save the world, santa claus, friendship, legends and myths ...
Place: new york, st. petersburg russia
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 6.0
 99K
Lockout (2012)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: France, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Set in the near future, Lockout follows a falsely convicted ex-government agent , whose one chance at obtaining freedom lies in the dangerous mission of rescuing the President's daughter from rioting convicts at an outer space maximum security ...
Style: futuristic, exciting, suspense, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: outer space, space station, prison, hotshot hero, heroic mission, lone hero, hostage, secret service, convict, maximum security prison, prison fight, kidnapping ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: washington d.c., usa, new york
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 7.7
 6K
Sailor Moon (1992)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: One day, Usagi Tsukino, clumsy 2nd-year middle school student (8th grader), stumbles upon a talking cat named Luna. Luna tells her that she is destined to be Sailor Moon, "champion of love and justice", and she must search for the fabled ...
Style: exciting, atmospheric, stylized, epic, shoujo ...
Audience: teens, kids, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: friendship, superhero, heroic mission, young heroes, princess, good versus evil, save the world, supernatural, school, adventure, cat, rivalry ...
Time: 90s
Place: japan, tokyo
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 5.8
 248K
Battleship (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 131 min.
Story: When mankind beams a radio signal into space, a reply comes from ‘Planet G’, in the form of several alien crafts that splash down in the waters off Hawaii. Lieutenant Alex Hopper is a weapons officer assigned to the USS John Paul Jones, part of ...
Style: exciting, serious, entertaining, futuristic, suspense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, girls' night
Plot: alien invasion, u.s. navy, military, evil alien, battleship, navy, alien, alien encounter, ship, space and aliens, save the world, sea battle ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2012, 2000s, 2010s ...
Place: hawaii, hong kong, london, tokyo, pentagon ...
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Edge of Tomorrow (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Major Bill Cage is an officer who has never seen a day of combat when he is unceremoniously demoted and dropped into combat. Cage is killed within minutes, managing to take an alpha alien down with him. He awakens back at the beginning of the same ...
Style: mind bending, futuristic, exciting, suspenseful, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: time loop, time travel, alien invasion, alien, changing the past or future, evil alien, invasion, soldier, military, repeated event, time paradox, space and aliens ...
Time: future, near future
Place: france, paris france, united kingdom, europe, england ...
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 4.3
 82K
Ultraviolet (2006)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: In the late 21st century, a subculture of humans have emerged who have been modified genetically by a vampire-like disease, giving them enhanced speed, incredible stamina and acute intelligence. As they are set apart from "normal" and ...
Style: futuristic, stylized, exciting, serious, sexy ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: one woman army, vampire, future dystopia, heroic mission, female protagonist, rescue, cyberpunk, heroine, tough heroes, infected, infection, lone hero ...
Time: future, near future
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 7.3
 610K
X-Men (2000)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Two mutants, Rogue and Wolverine, come to a private academy for their kind whose resident superhero team, the X-Men, must oppose a terrorist organization with similar powers.
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful, entertaining, psychotronic ...
Audience: teens, kids, boys' night
Plot: superhero, mutant, heroes, adventure, good versus evil, supernatural ability, superhuman powers, supernatural, rescue, heroic mission, genetically altered, immortality ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, future, near future, 1940s ...
Place: usa, mississippi, poland, manhattan new york city, new york ...
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 5.8
 118K
Mortal Kombat (1995)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: For nine generations an evil sorcerer has been victorious in hand-to-hand battle against his mortal enemies. If he wins a tenth Mortal Kombat tournament, desolation and evil will reign over the multiverse forever. To save Earth, three warriors must ...
Style: exciting, intense, stylized, suspenseful, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: martial arts, good versus evil, monster, heroic mission, tournament, adventure, warrior, island, underground fighting, save the world, mortal combat, ninja ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: hong kong, thailand, los angeles, china
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 6.2
 136K
Reign of Fire (2002)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: In post-apocalyptic England, an American volunteer and a British survivor team up to fight off a brood of fire-breathing dragons seeking to return to global dominance after centuries of rest underground. The Brit -- leading a clan of survivors to ...
Style: exciting, dark fantasy, entertaining, suspense, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: dragon, apocalypse, post apocalypse, deadly creature, heroic mission, fantasy world, survival, monster, vestiges of humanity, destruction, chaos, heroes ...
Time: future, near future, 2020s
Place: england, london, ireland, europe, britain ...
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 7.2
 273K
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, epic, factual, realistic, sincere ...
Audience: girls' night, boys' night
Plot: war, american revolution, revolution, vengeance, battles, human spirit, rebellion, freedom, heroic mission, military, soldier, lone hero ...
Time: 18th century, georgian era, 1770s, 1780s
Place: south carolina, southern usa, england, scotland, virginia ...
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