Aerial combats movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant aerial combats movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out exciting, serious, suspenseful, captivating, realistic and entertaining films and TV shows about / with aerial combats, danger, soldier, military, heroes, battles, adventure, airplane, pilot and escapades plots mostly in Action, Drama and Sci-Fi genres shot in USA, Japan, UK and other countries.
aerial combats
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aerial combats movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as aerial combats: Pearl Harbor (2001), Red Tails (2012), Fortress (2012), Piece of Cake (1988), R2B: Return to Base (2012), Star Wars Rebels (2014), Pacific Rim (2013), Lagrange: The Flower of Rin-ne (2012), Twins Mission (2007), Firefox (1982).

List of aerial combats movies

 6.2
 331K
Pearl Harbor (2001)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: USA
Duration: 183 min.
Story: The lifelong friendship between Rafe McCawley and Danny Walker is put to the ultimate test when the two ace fighter pilots become entangled in a love triangle with beautiful Naval nurse Evelyn Johnson. But the rivalry between the friends-turned-foes ...
Style: romantic, sentimental, epic, factual, emotional ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, date night
Plot: world war two, war, love triangle, love, love and romance, airplane, fighter pilot, military, navy, aviation, warship, aerial combats ...
Time: 1940s, 50s, 20th century, year 1942, year 1941 ...
Place: pearl harbor, hawaii, japan, asia, tokyo ...
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 5.9
 36K
Red Tails (2012)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: The story of the Tuskegee Airmen, the first African-American pilots to fly in a combat squadron during World War II.
Style: epic, exciting, serious, suspenseful, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: world war two, fighter pilot, aerial combats, war, airplane, interracial relations, aviation, military life, discrimination, military, military base, soldier ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, year 1944, year 1942
Place: europe, cuba, germany, italy, pentagon ...
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 5.0
 2K
Fortress (2012)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: When the commander of the crew of a B-17 Flying Fortress bomber is killed in action in a raid over Sicily in 1943, his replacement, a young, naive pilot struggles to be accepted by the plane's already tight-knit Irish American crew.
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, tense
Plot: bomber, aerial combats, fighter plane, world war two, airplane, pilot, soldier, battles, military life, heroic mission, leadership, war ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century
Place: sicily, europe
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 8.1
 738
Piece of Cake (1988)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: UK
Duration: 312 min.
TV show
Story: The lives and loves of the men of RAF Hornet Squadron who are transferred to France at the outbreak of World Wat II in September 1939. For the most part the men are competent fliers but there is little action in the first several months. The men ...
Style: captivating, exciting, serious, realistic
Plot: world war two, aerial combats, battles, aviation, luftwaffe, war, military, partners, heroes, soldier, friends, military life ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century
Place: europe
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R2B: Return to Base (2012)
Genre: Action, Drama, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 113 min.
Story: After he performs a dangerous dare-devil stunt at an air show, South Korean Air Force pilot Tae-hun is kicked out of the elite Black Eagles flying team and transferred to a combat unit where he immediately comes into conflict with ace pilot ...
Style: exciting, emotional, serious, tense, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: fighter pilot, aerial combats, rivalry, daring rescue, fall in love, heroic mission, against the rules, military, friendship, airplane, ego clash, ambition ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: south korea, korea, north korea
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Star Wars Rebels (2014)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Set between the events of Star Wars: Episodes III and IV, the story unfolds during a dark time when the evil Galactic Empire is tightening its grip of power on the galaxy. Imperial forces have occupied a remote planet and are ruining the lives of ...
Style: exciting, stylized, serious, futuristic, captivating ...
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: star wars, good versus evil, space opera, space travel, female humanoid alien, warrior, battles, space wars, adventure, space and aliens, heroes, escapades ...
Time: future
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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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Lagrange: The Flower of Rin-ne (2012)
Genre: Animation, Action, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Madoka is the lone member of her school's Jersey Club. She is one day recruited by a mysterious girl named Lan to pilot the robot "Vox" and protect her city from space invaders. They are joined by a third girl, Muginami, who has a ...
Style: humorous, exciting, futuristic, sexy, captivating ...
Plot: high school life, aerial combats, androids and robots, social relations, adventure, save the day, space and aliens, evil alien, alien attack, piloted giant robot, escapades, recruitment ...
Time: 21st century
Place: japan, asia
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 5.2
 696
Twins Mission (2007)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: Hong Kong, China
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Twins Mission is a 2007 Hong Kong martial arts-action-comedy film directed by action choreographer Kong Tao-Hoi and staring Gillian Chung, Charlene Choi and Sammo Hung among others. The film is a bit of a spoof of the popularity and success of the ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, semi serious, realistic, humorous ...
Plot: martial arts, adventure, master warrior, good versus evil, aerial combats, twins, heroes, crimes, female bodybuilder, rivalry, train, girls with guns
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: hong kong, china
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 5.9
 28K
Firefox (1982)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 136 min.
Story: The Soviets have developed a revolutionary new jet fighter, called "Firefox". Naturally, the British are worried that the jet will be used as a first-strike weapon, as rumours say that the jet is indetectable on radar. They send ex-Vietnam ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, suspense, funny, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cold war, fighter jet, fighter plane, chase, espionage, aviation, spy, pilot, heroes, runaway, kgb, behind enemy lines ...
Time: 80s
Place: russia, england, europe, vietnam, asia ...
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 3.8
 2K
Kill Speed (2010)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: KILL SPEED is a high-octane, youth oriented, TOP GUN meets FAST & FURIOUS tale about best friends who fly home-built, high-tech planes to deliver Mexican manufactured crystal meth throughout rural California in order to fund their Hollywood, ...
Style: serious, exciting, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: airplane, desert, drug dealing, partners, crimes, working undercover, buddies, criminal heroes, aerial combats, violence, drug dealer, gangsters ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles, california, mexico
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 5.7
 5K
Sky Fighters (2005)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Les Chevaliers du ciel (English: Sky Fighters) is a 2005 French film directed by Gérard Pirès about two air force pilots preventing a terrorist attack on the Bastille Day celebrations in Paris. It is based on Tanguy et Laverdure, a comics series ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: fighter pilot, aviation, betrayal, adventure, heroic mission, rivalry, race against time, undercover, save the day, rescue, military, false accusation ...
Time: contemporary
Place: france, paris france, europe, alps
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Lego Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Out (2012)
Genre: Animation, Action, Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: A new Imperial threat has been detected and the good guys have to act fast. But Jedi-in-training Luke discovers that instant fame as a “Death-Star-Blower-Upper” can be a double-edged lightsaber, as his secret mission to Naboo is thwarted by ...
Style: exciting, witty, not serious, humorous, parody
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: star wars, save the world, adventure, space and aliens, daring rescue, rivalry, space travel, space wars, heroes, good versus evil, master villain, power relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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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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Isoroku Yamamoto, the Commander-in-Chief of the Combined Fleet (2011)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: Japan
Duration: 140 min.
Story: Admiral Isoroku Yamamoto (1884-1943) was the Japanese Naval commander who was given the order to attack Pearl Harbour, an order he was duty bound to obey which went against his own personal beliefs. While this infamous attack is a low point in ...
Plot: world war two, navy, japanese history, fighter pilot, aviation, attack, air attack, newspaper reporter, warplane, war, aerial combats, tragic event ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 1930s
Place: pearl harbor, pacific ocean, japan
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The Eternal Zero (2013)
Genre: Action, Drama, Mystery, Romance, War
Country: Japan
Duration: 144 min.
Story: A young man Kentaro Saeki (Haruma Miura) keeps failing his bar test and does not know what to do any more. His older sister Keiko is a freelance writer. Kentaro and Keiko begin to search for information on their grandfather Kyuzo Miyabe (Junichi ...
Style: serious, stylized, sentimental, emotional, realistic ...
Plot: world war two, soldier, war, military, human spirit, hopes, battles, moral dilemma, uncover truth, fighter plane, aerial combats, fighter pilot ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, post world war two
Place: pearl harbor, japan, asia, east asia
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 6.9
 29K
Memphis Belle (1990)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: UK, Japan, USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: The "Memphis Belle" is a World War II bomber, piloted by a young crew on dangerous bombing raids into Europe. The crew only have to make one more bombing raid before they have finished their duty and can go home. In the briefing before ...
Style: exciting, tense, emotional, serious, rough ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: bomber, world war two, war, military, airplane, battles, soldier, friendship, heroic mission, u.s. air force, bomb, fighter pilot ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, year 1943
Place: europe, england, australia, germany, united kingdom
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 6.8
 108
The Aviators (2008)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, War
Country: Spain, Denmark
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A bird that wants to become a hero, a carrier pigeon with an endless list of achievements under his belt and a mouse inventor who want to fly at all costs are some of the characters in this animated film. Peace reigns in a farm located in the ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, captivating, entertaining, 2d animation
Audience: family outing
Plot: world war one, cartoon bird, airplane, anthropomorphism, pigeon, anthropomorphic animal, cartoon mouse, bird, aerial combats, air force, combat, air battle ...
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War of the Worlds: Goliath (2012)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Crime, Fantasy, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Malaysia, Japan, USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Fifteen years have passed since the Martians’ first failed invasion of Earth. The year is 1914, and at the eve of World War I, Mars launches a sudden and more devastating second attack. A small defense force, A.R.E.S., is Earth’s only hope. The ...
Style: exciting, serious, stylized, suspenseful, psychotronic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: evil alien, steampunk, battles, human versus alien, save the world, survival, good versus evil, man versus machine, chaos and mayhem, chaos, tough heroes, demolished city ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, year 1914
Place: usa, new york
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 7.1
 21K
Into the White (2012)
Genre: Action, Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: Norway, Sweden, France
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Into the White is an anti-war movie. High above the harsh Norwegian wilderness, English and German pilots shoot each other to the ground after a violent chance encounter. Isolated, they must fight to survive the brutal winter. Though war has made ...
Style: realistic, serious, exciting, captivating, suspenseful ...
Plot: survival, wilderness, foe turned friend, air disaster, winter, world war two, war, aviation, cold, luftwaffe, airplane shot down, isolation ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, year 1940
Place: norway, europe
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Dragon Pilot: Hisone and Masotan (2018)
Genre: Animation, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Straightforward and innocent Hisone Amakasu is a Self-Defense Force rookie stationed at the Air Self-Defense Force's Gifu Base. She was struggling with the fact that she sometimes hurts people unintentionally by her innocent words and decided ...
Style: exciting, captivating, entertaining
Plot: military, dragon, transforming robot, friendship, air force, soldier, kite, battles, air battle, friends, teamwork, team ...
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A Touch of Green (2015)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Taiwan
TV show
Story: The drama tells the story of air force pilots and their families from 1945 to 1971. As the husbands embarked on patriotic missions to fight against the enemies, their families must content with horror of wars, mass emigration to distant land, and ...
Style: suspense, captivating, disturbing
Plot: air force, patriotism, pilot, fighter pilot, air battle, showdown, life is a bitch, wartime life, wartime, patriot, aerial combats, society ...
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 7.1
 8K
Firebird (2021)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, Estonia
Duration: 107 min.
Story: At the height of the Cold War, a troubled soldier forms a forbidden love triangle with a daring fighter pilot and his female comrade amid the dangerous surroundings of a Soviet Air Force Base.
Style: suspense, captivating, art house, thought provoking, erotic ...
Plot: gay, gay soldier, gay sex, forbidden love, gay love, military life, cold war, lgbt, gay lead character, closeted gay, gay interest, soldier ...
Place: ussr
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 5.0
 54K
Stealth (2005)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Deeply ensconced in a top-secret military program, three pilots struggle to bring an artificial intelligence program under control ... before it initiates the next world war.
Style: futuristic, serious, suspenseful, suspense, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night, teens
Plot: u.s. navy, military, artificial intelligence, man versus machine, aviation, airplane, a.i., warplane, aerial combat, transformation, insubordination, navy ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: north korea, seattle, washington d.c., russia, alaska ...
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 7.0
 520K
Oblivion (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Jack Harper is one of the last few drone repairmen stationed on Earth. Part of a massive operation to extract vital resources after decades of war with a terrifying threat known as the Scavs, Jack’s mission is nearly complete. His existence is ...
Style: futuristic, mind bending, visually appealing, cerebral, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: post apocalypse, apocalypse, future dystopia, alien invasion, survival, dystopic future, disorder, space travel, outer space, resistance, adventure, mysterious character ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: new york, empire state building manhattan new york city, pentagon, washington d.c.
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 7.1
 836K
Iron Man 3 (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: When Tony Stark's world is torn apart by a formidable terrorist called the Mandarin, he starts an odyssey of rebuilding and retribution.
Style: entertaining, exciting, witty, suspenseful, humorous ...
Audience: teens, kids, girls' night, boys' night
Plot: superhero, superhuman powers, hotshot hero, billionaire, androids and robots, rescue, heroes, terrorism, kidnapping, christmas, flying superhero, adventure ...
Time: contemporary, year 2012, 90s, year 1999, 21st century ...
Place: malibu california, california, tennessee, america, usa ...
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Star Wars: The Bad Batch (2021)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
TV show
Story: Follow the elite and experimental Clones of the Bad Batch as they find their way in a rapidly changing galaxy in the aftermath of the Clone Wars.
Style: exciting, captivating, disturbing, tense, suspense ...
Audience: kids
Plot: star wars, space wars, space and aliens, space travel, alien, clones, spacecraft, outer space, androids and robots, intergalactic, galaxy, chase ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
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Captain America: The Winter Soldier (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 136 min.
Story: After the cataclysmic events in New York with The Avengers, Steve Rogers, aka Captain America is living quietly in Washington, D.C. and trying to adjust to the modern world. But when a S.H.I.E.L.D. colleague comes under attack, Steve becomes ...
Style: exciting, heroic, futuristic, entertaining, psychotronic ...
Audience: girls' night, teens, boys' night
Plot: superhero, conspiracy, heroism, super soldier, friendship, mission, assassin, adventure, soldier, heroes, superhuman powers, chase ...
Time: future, contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: washington d.c., new jersey, usa
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Infinite Stratos (2011)
Genre: Animation, Action, Comedy, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: In the near future, a Japanese scientist engineers a powered exoskeleton called "Infinite Stratos" (IS). Possessing technology and combat capabilities surpassing those of any other arms system, the IS threatens to destabilize the world. ...
Style: serious, futuristic, suspenseful, exciting, manga ...
Plot: youth, high school life, androids and robots, society, student life, heroes, teachers and students, young heroes, harem, social relations, power relations, strong female presence ...
Time: future
Place: japan, asia
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 3.5
 930
Future X-Cops (2010)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: Hong Kong, Taiwan
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A cop travels back in time to take on a corporation that's out to eliminate a doctor who has created a new technology which can break up the monopoly on a energy resources.
Style: suspenseful, serious, exciting, tense, suspense ...
Plot: time travel, terrorism, changing the past or future, time machine, chase, assassination attempt, hopes, killer robot, cyberpunk, corporation, back in time, graphic violence ...
Time: future
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