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, suspenseful, exciting, humorous and emotional films and TV shows about / with foreign legion, soldier, violence, desert, heroes, military, gun, adventure, war and murder plots mostly in Drama, War and Adventure genres shot in France, USA, UK and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as foreign legion: Beau Geste (1966), The Last Remake of Beau Geste (1977), Carry on in the Legion (1967), The Mummy (1999), March or Die (1977), Lionheart (1990), Good Work (1999), Operation Leopard (1980), Straight Shooter (1999), The Last Samurai (2003).

List of foreign legion movies

 6.1
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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: jewel theft, foreign legion, belly dancer, sand, bayonet, sunburn, punched in the stomach, stabbed in the back, soldier, desert, brother, shot in the back ...
Place: north africa
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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, not serious, offbeat, realistic, witty
Plot: parody, desert, camel, foreign legion, goofy hero, farce, verbal byplay, siblings relations, adventure, escapades, family relations, disorder ...
Time: 1900s, 20th century
Place: north africa
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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: not serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: farce, desert, foreign legion, soldier, military life, arab, sahara, adventure, military, parody, anti heroes, rescue ...
Time: 20th century
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 7.0
 355K
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, semi serious, entertaining, humorous ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, family outing
Plot: treasure hunt, mummy, adventurer, adventure, deadly creature, opposites attract, supernatural, curses spells and rituals, chase, ancient, tomb, sandstorm ...
Time: 1920s, 20s, 20th century
Place: egypt, africa, middle east, cairo egypt, north africa
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 6.4
 3K
March or Die (1977)
Genre: Drama, War, Adventure, Romance
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: epic, serious, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: archaeologist, gypsy, foreign legion, desert, adventure, adventurer, soldier, wilderness, obsessive quest, village, rescue, war ...
Time: 1910s, 20s, 20th century, 1920s
Place: morocco, africa, middle east
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 6.2
 29K
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: rough, serious, realistic, sentimental, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, revenge, fistfight, drug dealer, foreign legion, on the run, master warrior, rivalry, contests and competitions, parents and children, tough heroes, ambition ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: california, los angeles, usa, north africa, paris france ...
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 7.4
 6K
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, atmospheric, stylized, serious, realistic ...
Plot: obsession, soldier, officer, foreign legion, military, recruit, dance, destructive relationship, officers and cadets, military life, power relations, life turned upside down ...
Time: 90s
Place: africa, paris france, ethiopia, marseille, france ...
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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 ...
Plot: war, foreign legion, imperialism, french foreign legion, rescue, jungle, parachute, tough guy, beret, firearm, commando raid, military uniform ...
Place: congo
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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, rough, realistic, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: soldier, nuclear power plant, cancer, vengeance, murder, foreign legion, secret mission, mercenary, daughter, crimes, deadly, crime ...
Time: 90s
Place: europe, germany
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The Last Samurai (2003)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
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: serious, exciting, stylized, captivating, epic ...
Plot: samurai, self discovery, friendship, courage, battles, warrior, war, emperor, leader, master warrior, dignity, swords and armor ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s, 1800s
Place: japan, asia, pacific ocean, tokyo
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How I Unleashed World War II (1970)
Genre: 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, semi serious, realistic
Plot: military, comedy of errors, anti heroes, soldier, mistaken identity, coincidence, military life, war, wartime life, nothing goes right, heroes, disorder ...
Time: 20th century
Place: africa, europe, poland, italy, england
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Secret of the Sahara (1988)
Genre: Adventure
Country: Switzerland, Italy, West Germany, Spain
Duration: 357 min.
Story: No overview found.
Plot: sahara, adventure, desert, treasure, foreign legion, secret, bandit
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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: foreign legion, german soldier, long brown hair, war veteran, behind enemy lines, italian soldier, trench warfare, french soldier, world war one veteran, adventure hero, soldier, kiss ...
Time: 1910s
Place: italy, morocco
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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: female journalist, desert, islam, journalist, foreign legion, woman dressed as man, feminist, radical, colonialism, malaria, flood, cultural difference ...
Place: algeria, morocco
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Skin of Man, Heart of Beast (1999)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: France
Duration: 94 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: serious, emotional, realistic, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: murder, mental illness, family relations, prostitute, siblings relations, haunted by the past, estrangement, deadly, youth, family problems, pay phone, pajamas ...
Time: 90s
Place: europe, france, alps, algeria
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 7.3
 2K
Van Gogh (1991)
Genre: Biography, Drama
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: psychological, serious, realistic, atmospheric, gloomy ...
Plot: prostitute, sibling relationship, mentally unstable, prodigy, social misfits, tragic hero, obsession, siblings relations, tragic love, celebrity culture, down on your luck, mental illness ...
Place: europe, france
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 7.6
 872
Soul Music (1997)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Fantasy, Music
Country: UK
Duration: 172 min.
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: humorous, semi serious, feel good, offbeat, stylized ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: dwarf, wizards and magicians, music band, musician's life, rock, fantasy world, music, artists and showbiz, siblings relations, adoption, friends, rivalry ...
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 7.3
 9K
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: bleak, realistic, serious, rough, tense ...
Plot: war, atrocity, mercenary, civil war, redemption, soldier, genocide, serbian, rape, pregnancy, terrorism, war crime ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: bosnia, europe, former yugoslavia, serbia, bosnia herzegovina ...
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 6.2
 1K
The Vultures (1984)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama, Thriller, War
Country: France
Duration: 95 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, surprise ending
Plot: war, soldier, on the run, anti war, heroic mission, adventure, military life, military, couple relations, cons and scams, heist, wartime life ...
Time: 20th century, year 1943
Place: tunisia
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 7.2
 399
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: bleak, serious, realistic, emotional, sincere ...
Plot: mute or deaf, haunted by the past, woman in danger, family problems, life is a bitch, dealing with death, human spirit, self discovery, dysfunctional family, disability, hopes, society ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, year 1977, year 1991
Place: slovakia, france, czech republic, munich germany, hamburg germany
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 6.2
 732
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: epic, exciting, serious, realistic
Plot: soldier, army investigation, torture, love, revenge, nurse, bigamy, military hospital, feminism, sahara, leadership, tragic love ...
Time: 1910s
Place: africa, europe, france, north africa, algeria
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Farewell, Friend (1968)
Genre: Action, Adventure, 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, suspenseful, realistic, rough, french noir
Audience: boys' night
Plot: male friendship, chase, heist, rivalry, femme fatale, soldier, friendship, criminal heroes, criminal's revenge, intrigue, hostages, master criminal ...
Time: 60s
Place: france, europe, marseille, paris france, congo
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