French army movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant french army movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, captivating, disturbing, serious, suspense and suspenseful films and TV shows about / with french army, soldier, french soldier, battles, battle, gun, army, violence, danger and battlefield plots mostly in War, Drama and History genres shot in France, Italy, USA and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as french army: Captain Conan (1996), Waterloo (1970), The Wolf's Call (2019), Weekend at Dunkirk (1964), The Fighter (1995), The Cisco Kid (1994), An Officer and a Spy (2019), Fanfan (2003), The Housemaid (2016), The Unvanquished (1964).

List of french army movies

Captain Conan (1996)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: France
Duration: 129 min.
Story: Bulgaria near the end of World War I: Conan, warrior and wolf, leads a band of 50 ruthless French fighters who love hand-to-hand combat. Their motto: "We forgot to take prisoners, Captain." At war's end, the unit goes to Bucharest, ...
Style: realistic, rough, serious, suspense
Plot: world war one, french army, military life, war, society, heroism, insubordination, battles, murder, heroes, friendship, soldier ...
Time: year 1918, 1910s, 20th century, year 1919, post world war one
Place: romania, macedonia, bulgaria, europe, former yugoslavia ...
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 7.3
 8K
Waterloo (1970)
Genre: Action, Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: Italy, Soviet Union
Duration: 134 min.
Story: After defeating France and imprisoning Napoleon on Elba, ending two decades of war, Europe is shocked to find Napoleon has escaped and has caused the French Army to defect from the King back to him. The best of the British generals, the Duke of ...
Style: epic, serious, exciting, emotional, stylized ...
Plot: napoleonic wars, napoleon bonaparte, battles, destiny, napoleon, military, politics, military life, state affairs, political unrest, royal family, betrayal ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 1810s
Place: europe, belgium, france, new zealand, england
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The Wolf's Call (2019)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Thriller set in the milieu of French nuclear submarines.
Style: futuristic, suspenseful, disturbing, atmospheric
Plot: submarine, sonar, sea, army, underwater scene, french army, nuclear missile, danger, investigation, bug, entrapment, romance ...
Time: near future, frogman
Place: france
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Weekend at Dunkirk (1964)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 119 min.
Story: In June 1940, during the Dunkirk evacuation of Allied troops to England, French sergeant Julien Maillat and his men debate whether to evacuate to Britain or stay and fight the German troops that are closing-in from all directions. - from IMDB
Plot: french army, world war two, soldier, steel helmet, french military, beach, sand, french soldier, uniform, car accident, shore
Time: year 1940
Place: flanders
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 5.4
 738
The Fighter (1995)
Genre: Action, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: 1865. A young French officer, travelling the U.S. in search of the murderer of his best friend, gets involved in a struggle between poor farmers and a rich landowner. To help the farmers, he offers them his "Savate" (French kickboxing) ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: kickboxing, one man army, martial arts, master warrior, soldier, western town, fighting style, righting the wronged, tough heroes, contests and competitions, crimes, chases and races ...
Place: texas
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 6.1
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The Cisco Kid (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Western
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 91 min.
Story: This update of the 1950 western TV series changes Cisco and Pancho from wandering heroes of the old west to somewhat anti-"gringo" Mexican revolutionaries.
Plot: gatling gun, mine, kiss, chase, french army, confederate soldier, battle, highwayman, french girl, battles, church, attempted rape ...
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An Officer and a Spy (2019)
Genre: Drama, History, Thriller
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 132 min.
Story: In 1894, French Captain Alfred Dreyfus is wrongfully convicted of treason and sentenced to life imprisonment at Devil's Island.
Style: disturbing, tense, captivating, psychological
Plot: lawyer, arrest, manipulation, spy, courtroom, duel, french history, dishonesty, police investigation, frame up, society, trial ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s
Place: france, paris france
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 5.7
 5K
Fanfan (2003)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 97 min.
Story: In this 2003 remake of the classic 1952 French film, Fanfan la Tulipe is a swashbuckling lover who is tricked into joining the army of King Louis XV by Adeline La Franchise, who tells Fanfan that by doing so, he will eventually marry one of the ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, tense, captivating, exciting
Plot: adventure, fencing, heroes, wooing, love and romance, military, soldier, heroic mission, fight scenes, escapades, family, ruse ...
Time: 18th century, 1700s
Place: france, europe
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 5.7
 647
The Housemaid (2016)
Genre: Horror, Romance
Country: Vietnam, South Korea
Duration: 105 min.
Story: When an orphaned Vietnamese girl is hired to be a housemaid at a haunted rubber plantation in 1953 French Indochina, she unexpectedly falls in love with the French landowner and awakens the vengeful ghost of his dead wife... who is out for blood.
Style: serious, enigmatic, suspense, scary
Plot: revenge, servant, ghost story, police investigation, orphan, seduction, murder, plantation, ex wife, ghost, fall in love, vietnamese ...
Place: vietnam
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The Unvanquished (1964)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 115 min.
Story: In this drama that alludes to the Algerian War with France of the 1960s, Thomas is a deserter from the French Foreign Legion who is on the run from authorities. He helps damsel in distress Dominique, who has been taken hostage by a group of ...
Style: french noir
Plot: kidnapping, hostage, disobeying orders, car damage, siren, gunshot wound, french soldier, firearm, train ride, driving in the rain, straw, french foreign legion ...
Time: year 1959, 1960s, year 1961, 60s
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 6.4
 62
Skies Above (1965)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 107 min.
Story: The crew of an aircraft carrier discovers that it is being pursued by a UFO that turns out to be a radioactive probe from outer space. They appeal to the warring countries of Earth to stop fighting and help it to repel the invaders.
Plot: spy, soldier, scientist, french, french military, army, fighter jet, radioactive, radioactivity, military, aircraft carrier, french army ...
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Sgt. Stubby: An American Hero (2018)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, History, War
Country: Ireland, France, USA, Canada, Belgium, UK
Duration: 84 min.
Story: The true story of the most decorated dog in American military history -- Sgt. Stubby -- and the enduring bonds he forged with his brothers-in-arms in the trenches of World War I.
Style: captivating, factual, touching, emotional, uplifting ...
Plot: chase, world war one, soldier, rescue, dog, army, battlefield, animal rescue, war hero, battles, baseball, friendship ...
Time: twentieth century, 20th century
Place: paris france, yale university
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See You Up There (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, War
Country: France, Canada
Duration: 117 min.
Story: November 1918. A few days before the Armistice, Édouard Péricourt saves Albert Maillard's life. These two men have nothing in common but the war. Lieutenant Pradelle, by ordering a senseless assault, destroys their lives while binding them as ...
Style: thought provoking, captivating, tense, disturbing
Plot: world war one, swindle, sculptor, banker, anti war, sketch artist, corruption, battlefield, soldier, saving a life, presumed dead, wound ...
Time: year 1918, 1920s, post world war one, 1910s
Place: paris france, france, morocco
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Mata Hari, agent H21 (1964)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 98 min.
Story: This French version of the notorious spy's life centers less on her romantic escapades, and more on those that reveal the person she actually was during WW I when her German superiors ordered her to seduce the French captain Trintignant so she ...
Plot: border crossing, firing squad, undercover agent, world war one, archive footage, death of title character, pageant, nipples visible through clothing, death of loved one, female spy, photo album, hand grenade ...
Time: year 1917, 1910s
Place: paris france
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The Boy Soldier (1981)
Genre: War, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 118 min.
Story: In the 1930s a young fellow, Simon Chalumet, is sent to a military school by his overbearing father, an ex-soldier who has little sympathy for his son's more gentle temperament, or for his interest in films.
Plot: teenage boy, french army, anti war, cadet, killed in action, world war two, military officer, border, french military, french soldier, uniform, military school
Time: 1930s, pre world war two, year 1939
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Sharpe: The Legend (1997)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Several years after the battle of Waterloo, a former soldier from Shoreditch sits in a London inn reminiscing about the brave and determined officer who took him to hell and back. The narrator is Rifleman Cooper, and the officer whose fame he ...
Plot: napoleonic wars, sniper, battlefield, violence, english, battles, battle, gun, rifle, french military, army, british ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s
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The Adventures of Young Indiana Jones: Trenches of Hell (1999)
Genre: Adventure, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: August, 1917. Using the name 'Henri Defense', 17 year old Indiana Jones has enlisted in the Belgian army to fight in the Great War. After all his commanding officers have been wiped out during combat in Flanders, Corporal ...
Style: psychotronic
Plot: machine gun nest, prisoner of war camp, poison gas, heroes, world war one, army, helmet, tough guy, combat, german, adventurer, german soldier ...
Time: 1910s
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Joan the Maid 2: The Prisons (1994)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: France
Duration: 176 min.
Story: The second film covers Joan's trial and the end of her life.
Plot: religion, medieval, french army, british army, stake, battles, battle, teenage girl, witness, trial, execution, tragedy ...
Time: 15th century
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Thomas the Impostor (1965)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 94 min.
Story: In the First World War, when Paris is expected to fall to the Germans, the attractive widow, Princesse de Bormes, organises a convoy of cars to evacuate the wounded from the front, and bring them back to her villa in Paris to recuperate. The ...
Plot: mother daughter relationship, french army, trench warfare, la marseillaise, war zone, german soldier, hierarchy, first aid, war ruins, love letter, liar, widow ...
Time: year 1914
Place: paris france, france
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 6.2
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The Buddies (1965)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Seven pals decide to take a few days'holidays to free up the time necessary to pull three enormous pranks. Their aim is to ridicule three established bodies: the army, the church and the administration. Quite arbitrarily, they set their hearts ...
Plot: catholic mass, practical joke, small town, seine river, hallucination, archive footage, bridge collapse, childhood friend, group of friends, cinema, toilet, hedonism ...
Time: 1960s, 60s
Place: france, paris france
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Lines of Wellington (2012)
Genre: War
Country: Portugal, France
Duration: 170 min.
Story: In the autumn of 1810, the French forces of Marshal Masséna are invading Portugal and are temporarily halted by the Anglo-Portuguese army under Viscount Wellington at the Battle of Bussaco. As winter approaches, Wellington withdraws his troops ...
Style: epic
Plot: troops, fort, napoleonic wars, british army, french army, battles, invasion, battle
Place: portugal
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 6.2
 2K
Max & Leon (2016)
Genre: Comedy, War
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 98 min.
Story: In this WW2 epic comedy – in the vein of “La Grande Vadrouille” – our two heroes, Max and Léon, two lazy and partier pals, will try by all possible means to avoid going in the battle zone… This will lead the duo to demented and wild ...
Plot: rifle, gun, nazi uniform, woman slaps man, hashish, desert, cat, gay kiss, escape, snowing, cowardice, french army ...
Time: 1940s, year 1939
Place: vichy, france, london, syria
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 6.4
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Soldat blanc (2014)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: France
Duration: 146 min.
Story: A muggy Saigon, late 1945. Stationed at a military camp in French Indochina, two young men--Robert and André--become close friends as they share the boredom and excitement of waiting for their first mission. But when they discover that instead of ...
Plot: skinny dipping, period piece, soldier, battles, pow, french army, pubic hair, male nudity, gun, battle
Place: vietnam
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 7.9
 525K
Dunkirk (2017)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, Thriller, War
Country: UK, Netherlands, France, USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: The story of the miraculous evacuation of Allied soldiers from Belgium, Britain, Canada and France, who were cut off and surrounded by the German army from the beaches and harbour of Dunkirk between May 26th and June 4th 1940 during World War II.
Style: atmospheric, dramatic, suspense, realistic, based on true events ...
Plot: world war two, british history, wartime, war, evacuation, rescue mission, british army, warship, survival, soldier, rescue, german army ...
Time: year 1940, 20th century, 1940s
Place: france, europe, england, english channel, flanders
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 7.1
 5K
Being 17 (2016)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Set in the beautiful high Pyrenees in south-west France, Damien lives with his mother Marianne, a doctor, while his father, a pilot, is on a tour of duty abroad with the French military. At school, Damien is bullied by Thomas, who lives in the ...
Style: romantic, uplifting, sentimental, disturbing
Audience: teens
Plot: gay, gay teenager, gay relationship, homosexuality, lgbt teen, lgbt, gay son, first love, bullying, depression, friendship, school ...
Time: contemporary
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Mademoiselle de Maupin (1966)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Romance, War
Country: Italy, France, Yugoslavia, Spain
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Mademoiselle de Maupin escapes from her uncle's castle, invaded by Hungarian troops, under the guise of a clergyman named Theodore. An army recruiter forces Theodore to enlist in the King's army, and not even the religious robe is an ...
Plot: priest, escape, nobility, sword duel, one against many, military enlistment, banner, widow, rehearsal, teenage prostitute, based on opera, desertion ...
Time: 18th century
Place: france
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C.S.A.: The Confederate States of America (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Through the eyes of a British "documentary", this film takes a satirically humorous, and sometimes frightening, look at the history of an America where the South won the Civil War.
Style: clever, educational film, satirical, disturbing, humorous ...
Plot: american civil war, racism, politics, interracial relations, journalism, political unrest, discrimination, injustice, society, alternate reality, slavery, civil war ...
Time: year 1912, 1930s
Place: canada, mexico, south america, south africa, new york ...
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Fragments of Antonin (2006)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A psychiatrist who probes the mind of traumatized soldiers attempts to unlock the secret that drove a gentle but deeply-disturbed World War I veteran to the edge of insanity.
Plot: archive footage, death, execution, psychotherapy, music box, nurse, soldier, deserter, fear of death, world war one, miscarriage of justice, carrier pigeon ...
Time: 1910s
Place: france
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The Last Remake of Beau Geste (1977)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, War
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Digby Geste (Feldman) and his ‘identical’ twin brother Beau (York) compete with their stepmother (Ann-Margeret) over possession of a priceless family heirloom.
Style: humorous, witty, realistic, not serious, offbeat
Plot: parody, foreign legion, desert, adventure, disorder, farce, goofy hero, siblings relations, camel, brother brother relationship, jewelry, jewel theft ...
Time: 1900s, 20th century
Place: north africa
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Sharpe's Siege (1996)
Genre: Action, Adventure, History, War
Country: UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Sharpe, with his new commanding officer, is sent to capture a castle when news comes of locals who will rise against Bonaparte. However, he is somewhat distracted by thoughts of his wife whom he was forced to leave while stricken with fever.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, captivating, serious, realistic ...
Plot: siege, napoleonic wars, battles, heroes, british soldier, castle, danger, adventure, military life, war, heroic mission, woman in danger ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s
Place: france
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