Foreign legion movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant foreign legion movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, serious, exciting, humorous, suspenseful and emotional films and TV shows about / with foreign legion, french foreign legion, military, soldier, heroes, violence, gun, desert, death and fight plots mostly in Drama, Adventure and War genres shot in France, USA, UK and other countries.
foreign legion
foreign legion movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as foreign legion: March or Die (1977), Good Work (1999), Fort Saganne (1984), The Vultures (1984), How I Unleashed World War II (1970), The Last Remake of Beau Geste (1977), Operation Leopard (1980), Straight Shooter (1999), Farewell, Friend (1968), Savior (1998).

List of foreign legion movies

March or Die (1977)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Romance, War
Country: UK
Duration: 107 min.
Story: The French Foreign Legion, in the early 20s, is tasked to protect a group of Archaeologists in the middle east. After scenes depicting the hardship of day-to-day Foreign Legion life, and the ragtag collection of people who join, the local Arabs take ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, tense, epic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: archaeologist, foreign legion, french foreign legion, military, obsessive quest, world war one, rescue, adventurer, treasure hunt, heroic mission, war, gypsy ...
Time: 1910s, 1920s, 20th century
Place: morocco, sahara, africa, middle east
Is relevant ?
Good Work (1999)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: France
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Foreign Legion officer, Galoup, recalls his once glorious life, leading troops in the Gulf of Djibouti. His existence there was happy, strict and regimented, but the arrival of a promising young recruit, Sentain, plants the seeds of jealousy in ...
Style: surreal, meditative, harsh, realistic, touching ...
Plot: foreign legion, military, gay, french foreign legion, soldier, desert, military training, obsession, transformation, lgbt, battles, discipline ...
Time: 90s
Place: africa, france, paris france, tokyo, japan ...
Is relevant ?
Fort Saganne (1984)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: France
Duration: 180 min.
Story: In 1911, a willful and determined man from peasant stock named Charles Saganne enlists in the military and is assigned to the Sahara Desert under the aristocratic Colonel Dubreuilh.
Style: feminist film, epic, serious, realistic, exciting
Plot: foreign legion, military, world war one, war, french foreign legion, imperialism, colonialism, colonization, love, revenge, nurse, world war two ...
Time: 1910s
Place: africa, sahara, france, europe, paris france ...
Is relevant ?
The Vultures (1984)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama, Thriller, War
Country: France
Duration: 106 min.
Story: April 5, 1943: a battalion of the Foreign Legion arrives in El Ksour, Tunisia, to escort a fortune in gold bars to the home front. A German ambush awaits, and all but four die. Thanks to the street smarts of Sergeant Augagneur, the Legionnaires ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, feel good, light ...
Plot: foreign legion, world war two, war, military life, dishonesty, heroic mission, couple relations, cons and scams, anti war, heist, military, betrayal ...
Time: 20th century, year 1943
Place: tunisia
Is relevant ?
Related movie lists
How I Unleashed World War II (1970)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, War
Country: Poland
Duration: 224 min.
Story: How I unleashed World War II is a Polish feature film made in 1969, based on Kazimierz Sławiński's novel "Przygody kanoniera Dolasa" (The adventures of Dolas the cannoneer). The film was divided into three parts: Ucieczka (The ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious
Plot: world war two, foreign legion, military, polish, military life, war, soldier, coincidence, mistaken identity, disorder, hapless soldier, wartime life ...
Time: 20th century
Place: poland, africa, europe, italy, england
Is relevant ?
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: parody, witty, humorous, not serious, realistic ...
Plot: foreign legion, desert, disorder, farce, slutty attitude, goofy hero, siblings relations, french foreign legion, jewel theft, brother brother relationship, camel, stepmother stepson relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 19th century
Place: morocco, sahara, north africa
Is relevant ?
Operation Leopard (1980)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, War
Country: France
Duration: 96 min.
Story: In May 1978, the mining town of Kolwezi in Katanga, Zaire (now Democratic Republic of Congo, the former Belgian Congo) is under attack from a group of communist guerillas coming from nearby Angola. The Europeans who work for the Belgian mining ...
Style: cult film
Plot: foreign legion, french foreign legion, military, parachutist, combat, heat wave, soldier, french, paratrooper, tough guy, french soldier, jungle ...
Place: africa, congo
Is relevant ?
Straight Shooter (1999)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller, Action
Country: Germany
Duration: 88 min.
Story: After his daughter died of cancer, former French foreign legionnaire "Straight Shooter" alias Volker Bretz threatens those who financed, built, favoured and now work the nuclear power plant Atar II to kill one of them each day until the ...
Style: serious, realistic, tense, exciting, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: french foreign legion, sniper, terrorism, soldier, foreign legion, cancer, secret mission, mercenary, daughter, undercover, dealing with death, heroes ...
Time: 90s
Place: germany, europe
Is relevant ?
Farewell, Friend (1968)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 115 min.
Story: After serving together in the French Foreign Legion, a mercenary and a doctor leave the service and go their separate ways. Later, they are reunited and become involved with a caper involving millions in a high-security safe. The two men become ...
Style: serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful, neo noir ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, robbery, female nudity, trapped, friendship between men, safecracker, chase, rivalry, soldier, femme fatale, friendship, manipulation ...
Time: 60s
Place: france, europe, paris france, congo, marseille
Is relevant ?
Savior (1998)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A hardened mercenary in the Foreign Legion begins to find his own humanity when confronted with atrocities during the fighting in Bosnia
Style: disturbing, bleak, rough, tense, suspenseful ...
Plot: atrocity, terrorism, rape, redemption, mercenary, war crime, breast feeding, soldier, hopes, pregnancy, life is a bitch, woman in danger ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: bosnia, europe, former yugoslavia, serbia, bosnia herzegovina ...
Is relevant ?
Lionheart (1990)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Lyon Gaultier is a deserter in the Foreign Legion arriving in the USA entirely hard up. He finds his brother between life and death and his sister-in-law without the money needed to heal her husband and to maintain her child. To earn the money ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, rough, sentimental, buddy movie ...
Audience: manly, boys' night, teens, girls' night
Plot: martial arts, fight, on the run, heroes, drug dealer, bet, ambition, rivalry, contests and competitions, opponent, family relations, soldier ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: los angeles, las vegas, africa, california, usa ...
Is relevant ?
Beau Geste (1966)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Beau, John, and Digby Geste are three inseparable, adventurous brothers who haven been adopted into the wealthy household of Lady Brandon. When money in the uppercrust household grows tight, Lady Brandon is forced to sell her most treasured jewel ...
Plot: french foreign legion, foreign legion, jewel theft, military, gay subtext, gay interest, sibling relationship, homosexual subtext, male male relationship, soldier, brother, fort ...
Time: 20th century
Place: north africa
Is relevant ?
Related movie lists
Carry on in the Legion (1967)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Bertram Oliphant West (also known as Bo West) wants to clear his unjustly smeared reputation. He joins the Foreign Legion, with Simpson his manservant in tow. But the fort they get posted to is full of eccentric legionnaires, and there is trouble ...
Style: parody, not serious, realistic, humorous, sex comedy
Plot: desert, satire, foreign legion, ambiguity, arab, silly humor, disorder, rivalry, rescue, heroes, military, soldier ...
Time: 20th century
Place: sahara
Is relevant ?
Secret of the Sahara (1988)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Italy, West Germany, France, Spain
Duration: 90 min.
TV show
Story: No overview found.
Plot: desert, ufo, french foreign legion, secret, bandit, foreign legion, treasure, lost civilization
Time: 1920s
Place: sahara
Is relevant ?
Isabelle Eberhardt (1991)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: Australia, France
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Story of a young woman journalist who becomes enmeshed in the politics of the annexation of Morrocco from Algeria at the turn of the twentieth century.
Plot: french foreign legion, explorer, women, military, female journalist, desert, islam, journalist, captain, military officer, foreign legion, arab ...
Place: algeria, morocco
Is relevant ?
Skin of Man, Heart of Beast (1999)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: After fifteen years of absence, a man returns to his family. Five-year-old Aurelie watches the stranger arrive and develops an immediate affinity with him. Her older sister, however, is very suspicious of the intruder and certain that misfortune ...
Style: tense, psychological, serious, realistic, emotional ...
Plot: military, french foreign legion, bad father, family relations, murder, mental illness, family problems, estrangement, youth, prostitute, siblings relations, haunted by the past ...
Time: 90s
Place: france, europe, indochina, algeria, alps
Is relevant ?
Soul Music (1997)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Fantasy, Music
Country: UK
Duration: 172 min.
TV show
Story: The young druid Imp y Celyn comes to Ankh-Morpork to become a famous musician, but a new guitar from a mysterious shop possesses him with a new kind of music - the Music with Rocks In. To make matters worse, Death, saddened by the death of his ...
Style: anime, exciting, semi serious, feel good, humorous ...
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: sword and sorcery, dwarf, fantasy world, siblings relations, adoption, rock, friends, family relations, rivalry, music band, musician's life, music ...
Time: future
Is relevant ?
Lea (1996)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Czech Republic, Germany, France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: 51-year-old Herbert Strehlow, a furniture restorer, falls in love with 21-year-old Lea, who has not spoken a word since childhood when her father killed her mother. She bears a striking resemblance to Herbert's dead wife. They get married, but ...
Style: sincere, emotional, bleak, serious, realistic ...
Plot: older man younger woman relationship, sex, child abuse, girl, nymphet, love, age difference, couples, disability, family problems, family relations, life is a bitch ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, year 1977, year 1991
Place: slovakia, eastern europe, czech republic, munich germany, france ...
Is relevant ?
Related movie lists
The Adventures of Young Indiana Jones: Tales of Innocence (1999)
Genre: Adventure, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: June 1918. Indiana Jones is working to get Austrian deserters safely to the allies side in the Italian Alps. In his spare time, he is wooing an Italian beauty named Guiletta. When he finds out another man is vying for her attention, Indy and his new ...
Plot: writers, archaeologist, treasure hunt, violence, soldier, disguise, love triangle, battles, heroes, combat, fistfight, foreign legion ...
Time: 1910s
Place: italy, morocco
Is relevant ?
Secondhand Lions (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: "Secondhand Lions" follows the comedic adventures of an introverted boy left on the doorstep of a pair of reluctant, eccentric great-uncles, whose exotic remembrances stir the boy's spirit and re-ignite the men's lives.
Style: feel good, sentimental, humorous, inspirational, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, kids, teens, chick flick
Plot: uncle nephew relationship, coming of age, greed, childhood, misfit, youth, bittersweet, fish out of water, courage, sword fight, aging, suicidal ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1910s
Place: texas, africa, austin texas, usa, france ...
Is relevant ?
The Last Samurai (2003)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA, New Zealand, Japan
Duration: 154 min.
Story: Nathan Algren is an American hired to instruct the Japanese army in the ways of modern warfare, which finds him learning to respect the samurai and the honorable principles that rule them. Pressed to destroy the samurai's way of life in the ...
Style: epic, breathtaking, serious, captivating, exciting ...
Audience: girls' night, manly
Plot: samurai, sword fight, battles, war, military, courage, warrior, pride and honor, self discovery, katana, human spirit, martial arts ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1870s
Place: japan, asia, africa, pacific ocean, san francisco ...
Is relevant ?
Van Gogh (1991)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 158 min.
Story: In late spring, 1890, Vincent moves to Auvers-sur-Oise, near Paris, under the care of Dr. Gachet, living in a humble inn. Fewer than 70 days later, Vincent dies from a self-inflicted gunshot wound. We see Vincent at work, painting landscapes and ...
Style: sincere, gloomy, atmospheric, realistic, serious ...
Plot: artist, painter, art, painting, sex, mental disorder, prostitute, suicidal thoughts, art collector, male nudity, female nudity, model ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1890s
Place: france, provence, paris france, europe
Is relevant ?
The Mummy (1999)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Dashing legionnaire Rick O'Connell and his companion, Beni stumble upon the hidden ruins of Hamunaptra while in the midst of a battle in 1923, 3,000 years after Imhotep has suffered a fate worse than death – his body will remain undead for ...
Style: exciting, scary, entertaining, funny, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, kids, girls' night, chick flick ...
Plot: mummy, treasure hunt, archaeology, desert, ancient egypt, tomb, adventurer, monster, archaeologist, supernatural, deadly creature, sword fight ...
Time: jurassic, future, 1920s, 20th century
Place: egypt, africa, middle east, north africa, cairo egypt
Is relevant ?
Related movie lists