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, stylized, serious, suspenseful, entertaining and intense films and TV shows about / with heroes, heroic mission, danger, escapades, good versus evil, rivalry, adventure, destiny, imaginary and dialogue plots mostly in Adventure, Action and Fantasy genres shot in USA, Germany, UK and other countries.
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heroic mission movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as heroic mission: Avatar: The Last Airbender (2003), Interstellar (2014), The Avengers (2012), Beowulf (2007), The Fifth Element (1997), X-Men (2000), The Strain (2014), Heroes (2006), Princess Mononoke (1997), Lockout (2012).

List of heroic mission movies

Avatar: The Last Airbender (2003)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 23 min.
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, humorous, semi serious, stylized, captivating
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: heroic mission, supernatural ability, friendship, imaginary, young heroes, chosen one, adventure, forces of nature, journey, good versus evil, imaginary kingdom, magical ...
Time: 2000s
Place: asia
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 8.6
 1.2M
Interstellar (2014)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, UK
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: atmospheric, futuristic, mind bending, serious, cerebral ...
Plot: space travel, outer space, spacecraft, time travel, parallel world, heroic mission, space and aliens, expedition, future dystopia, inventions and discoveries, space exploration, nasa ...
Time: future, near future
Place: colorado
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 8.1
 1.1M
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, suspenseful, humorous, stylized, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: superhero, superhuman powers, good versus evil, heroes, save the world, heroic mission, alien invasion, imaginary, monster, superhero team, giant, teleportation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: new york, usa, battleship, grand central station manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city
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Legend of the Guardians: The Owls of Ga'Hoole (2010)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Soren, a young barn owl, is kidnapped by owls of St. Aggie's, ostensibly an orphanage, where owlets are brainwashed into becoming soldiers. He and his new friends escape to the island of Ga'Hoole, to assist its noble, wise owls who fight ...
Style: captivating, exciting, stylized, scenic, fairy tale ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: imaginary kingdom, good versus evil, adventure, family, in the woods, heroic mission, birds, owl, heroes, talking animals, imaginary, animal life ...
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 6.2
 152K
Beowulf (2007)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA
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, exciting, suspenseful, fairy tale, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: dragon, monster, sin, legends and myths, heroic mission, folk hero, mythology, curse, weakness, vengeance, ancient, good versus evil ...
Time: middle ages, ancient world
Place: denmark, europe
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The Fifth Element (1997)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: France
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, exciting, stylized, breathtaking, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: space travel, space and aliens, future dystopia, save the world, good versus evil, end of the world, alien, heroic mission, love, supernatural ability, spacecraft, adventure ...
Time: future, 1910s, 1990s
Place: egypt, new york, usa, mcdonald's restaurant
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 7.4
 516K
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: exciting, serious, suspenseful, comic, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: mutant, superhero, superhuman powers, supernatural ability, good versus evil, heroic mission, rescue, supernatural, adventure, master villain, danger, heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 1940s, 2000s, near future ...
Place: usa, u.s. capitol building, poland, manhattan new york city, mississippi ...
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The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (2001)
Genre: 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: exciting, atmospheric, captivating, epic, stylized ...
Audience: family outing, teens, boys' night
Plot: good versus evil, adventure, imaginary kingdom, friendship, imaginary, journey, sword and sorcery, save the world, heroic mission, fantasy world, medieval, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: prehistoric times, prehistory
Place: mine, new zealand
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 7.4
 69K
The Strain (2014)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
Story: A high concept thriller that tells the story of Dr. Ephraim Goodweather, the head of the Center for Disease Control Canary Team in New York City. He and his team are called upon to investigate a mysterious viral outbreak with hallmarks of an ancient ...
Style: scary, captivating, suspenseful, macabre, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: infected, survival, save the world, plague, chaos and mayhem, vampire, deadly virus, fate of humanity, supernatural, immortality, heroic mission, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
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 7.6
 215K
Heroes (2006)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
Story: Common people discover that they have super powers. Their lives intertwine as a devastating event must be prevented.
Style: suspenseful, twists and turns, exciting, atmospheric, serious
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural ability, save the world, superhero, teleportation, heroic mission, danger, family relations, villain, secret, good versus evil, politician, psychic ...
Time: future, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa, new york
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Princess Mononoke (1997)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 134 min.
Story: Ashitaka, a prince of the disappearing Ainu tribe, is cursed by a demonized boar god and must journey to the west to find a cure. Along the way, he encounters San, a young human woman fighting to protect the forest, and Lady Eboshi, who is trying to ...
Style: exciting, captivating, stylized, emotional, atmospheric ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: adventure, master warrior, curses spells and rituals, princess, heroic mission, danger, in the woods, demon, wolf, feral child, heroes, friendship ...
Time: middle ages, 16th century, 15th century
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
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 6.1
 88K
Lockout (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: France
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, rough, humorous, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: space station, outer space, hotshot hero, heroic mission, group of criminals, prison, usa president, convict, hostage, conspiracy, danger, confined ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: usa, washington d.c., 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, bleak, rough, sentimental ...
Plot: military, battles, war, sniper, army, heroic mission, courage, rescue, d day, self sacrifice, cowardice, bravery ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s, year 1944
Place: normandy, europe, france, poland, germany ...
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 8.0
 547K
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, semi serious, humorous, stylized ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: spacecraft, space travel, space wars, heroic mission, space and aliens, teleportation, adventure, time travel, imaginary, star trek, heroes, space opera ...
Time: future, 23rd century
Place: iowa
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Battle Los Angeles (2011)
Genre: Action, 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, suspenseful, rough, intense, futuristic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: evil alien, chaos, survival, heroic mission, danger, save the world, alien encounter, marines, sergeant, ufo, military, soldier ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: los angeles, usa, san diego california, santa monica california
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 8.2
 37K
Bleach (2004)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
Story: The show revolves around Ichigo Kurosaki, a good-hearted 15-year-old high school student who carries the undesired ability to see spirits. Others in his family (two sisters and his father) carry this ability to some extent as well. One evening, he ...
Style: exciting, comic, entertaining, humorous, stylized ...
Audience: teens
Plot: martial arts, supernatural ability, adventure, heroic mission, ghost, heroes, danger, imaginary, teenage life, evil force, monster, death ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, asia
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Star Trek Into Darkness (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 132 min.
Story: When the crew of the Enterprise is called back home, they find an unstoppable force of terror from within their own organization has detonated the fleet and everything it stands for, leaving our world in a state of crisis. With a personal score to ...
Style: futuristic, stylized, exciting, serious, humorous ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: spacecraft, space travel, outer space, space wars, space and aliens, heroic mission, good versus evil, adventure, team, space station, star trek, alien ...
Time: future, 23rd century
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 5.2
 89K
Legion (2010)
Genre: Action, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: When God loses faith in humankind, he sends his legion of angels to bring on the Apocalypse. Humanity's only hope for survival lies in a group of strangers trapped in an out-of-the-way, desert diner with the Archangel Michael.
Style: suspenseful, scary, tense, biblical, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: apocalypse, angel, save the world, good versus evil, demons, survival, desert, pregnancy, heroic mission, supernatural, chaos, religion ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers (2002)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: New Zealand, USA
Duration: 179 min.
Story: Frodo and Sam are trekking to Mordor to destroy the One Ring of Power while Gimli, Legolas and Aragorn search for the orc-captured Merry and Pippin. All along, nefarious wizard Saruman awaits the Fellowship members at the Orthanc Tower in Isengard.
Style: exciting, captivating, epic, stylized, scenic ...
Audience: teens, family outing
Plot: good versus evil, adventure, friendship, save the world, imaginary, imaginary kingdom, fantasy world, heroic mission, pride and honor, army, attack, magical ...
Time: prehistory, prehistoric times
Place: new zealand
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Lara Croft: Tomb Raider (2001)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, Japan, Germany
Duration: 100 min.
Story: English aristocrat Lara Croft is skilled in hand-to-hand combat and in the middle of a battle with a secret society. The shapely archaeologist moonlights as a tomb raider to recover lost antiquities and meets her match in the evil Powell, who's ...
Style: exciting, stylized, entertaining, sexy, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: treasure hunt, artifact, treasure, time travel, heroic mission, adventure, fantasy world, chase, good versus evil, solar eclipse, tomb, martial arts ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: siberia, cambodia, iceland, egypt
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 7.8
 18K
The Musketeers (2014)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 55 min.
Story: Set in 17th century Paris, musketeers Athos, Porthos, Aramis and D'Artagnan are members of an elite band of soldiers who fight for what is just. They are heroes in the truest and most abiding sense – men that can be trusted and believed in to ...
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, stylized, suspense
Plot: musketeer, heroic mission, adventure, king, danger, duel, swords and armor, state affairs, partners, escapades, swordsman, queen ...
Time: 17th century
Place: france
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The NeverEnding Story (1984)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: West Germany, USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: While hiding from bullies in his school's attic, a young boy discovers the extraordinary land of Fantasia, through a magical book called The Neverending Story. The book tells the tale of Atreyu, a young warrior who, with the help of a luck ...
Style: feel good, touching, atmospheric, offbeat, light ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: imaginary kingdom, adventure, dragon, good versus evil, escapades, magic, oracle, mythology, heroic mission, book, danger, on the road ...
Time: 80s
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Rise of the Guardians (2012)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Thriller
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: exciting, touching, fairy tale, colourful, entertaining ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: adventure, fairy, legends and myths, good versus evil, belief, holiday, protector, dreams, imaginary, heroes, save the world, heroic mission ...
Place: saint petersburg
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Digimon: Digital Monsters (1999)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
Story: Digimon(デジモン Dejimon, branded as Digimon: Digital Monsters), short for "Digital Monsters"(デジタルモンスター Dejitaru Monsutā), is a Japanese media franchise encompassing digital toys, anime, manga, video games and ...
Style: exciting, stylized, captivating, light, feel good ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: adventure, young heroes, friends, good versus evil, heroic mission, imaginary kingdom, monster, destruction, save the world, creature, parallel world, danger ...
Place: japan
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 5.5
 96K
Spy Kids (2001)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Carmen and Juni think their parents are boring. Little do they know that in their day, Gregorio and Ingrid Cortez were the top secret agents from their respective countries. They gave up that life to raise their children. Now, the disappearances of ...
Style: exciting, humorous, entertaining, light, colourful ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: adventure, young heroes, heroic mission, rescue, fantasy world, family, good versus evil, kidnapping, danger, escapades, mad scientist, chase ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
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The Mask of Zorro (1998)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Romance, Thriller, Western
Country: USA, Germany, Mexico
Duration: 136 min.
Story: It has been twenty years since Don Diego de la Vega fought Spanish oppression in Alta California as the legendary romantic hero, Zorro. Having escaped from prison he transforms troubled bandit Alejandro into his successor, in order to foil the plans ...
Style: exciting, romantic, entertaining, sexy, tragicomedy ...
Audience: family outing, teens
Plot: adventure, love and romance, secret identity, daring rescue, revenge, good versus evil, heroic mission, romance, lone hero, fall in love, righting the wronged, superhero ...
Time: 19th century, 1820s, 1840s
Place: california, mexico, usa, egypt, las vegas
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The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen (2003)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Germany, Czech Republic, UK
Duration: 110 min.
Story: To prevent a world war from breaking out, famous characters from Victorian literature band together to do battle against a cunning villain.
Style: exciting, atmospheric, stylized, entertaining, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: adventurer, superhero, adventure, immortality, vampire, heroic mission, secret service, danger, master villain, invisible man, mastermind, good versus evil ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 1890s, victorian era
Place: europe, venice, siberia, kenya, africa ...
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 8.1
 25K
DuckTales (1987)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 23 min.
Story: The series is a dramatization of the Duck universe comic series created by Carl Barks. The viewer follows the adventures of Scrooge McDuck and his three grandnephews, Huey, Dewey, and Louie. Important secondary characters, that often take part in ...
Style: humorous, feel good, captivating, light, entertaining ...
Audience: preschoolers, kids, family outing, teens, pre-teens
Plot: treasure hunt, mischievous children, adventure, young heroes, cartoon duck, friendship, heroic mission, imaginary, family, good versus evil, adventurer, family values ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
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 7.2
 230K
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: rough, captivating, uplifting, sentimental, factual ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: revolution, vengeance, rebellion, daring rescue, battles, freedom, human spirit, british, war, heroic mission, parents and children, haunted by the past ...
Time: 18th century, 1770s, 1780s
Place: south carolina, usa, southern usa, england, scotland
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 6.7
 225K
Resident Evil (2002)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, Germany, France, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: When a virus leaks from a top-secret facility, turning all resident researchers into ravenous zombies and their lab animals into mutated hounds from hell, the government sends in an elite military task force to contain the outbreak. Alice and Rain ...
Style: scary, suspense, futuristic, macabre, bloody ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: zombie, experiment gone awry, quarantine, infected, imaginary, mutant, bio weapon, danger, gory, powerful corporation, zombie apocalypse, heroic mission ...
Time: future, near future, 2000s
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