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, soldier, heroes, violence, french foreign legion, gun, desert, adventure, military and family relations plots mostly in Drama, Adventure and War genres shot in France, USA, UK and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as foreign legion: March or Die (1977), Good Work (1999), The Vultures (1984), The Last Remake of Beau Geste (1977), Fort Saganne (1984), Beau Geste (1966), Carry on in the Legion (1967), Lionheart (1990), How I Unleashed World War II (1970), Operation Leopard (1980).

List of foreign legion movies

 6.3
 3K
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, suspenseful, serious, epic, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: archaeologist, foreign legion, french foreign legion, obsessive quest, danger, adventurer, rescue, heroic mission, treasure hunt, adventure, military, gypsy ...
Time: 1910s, 1920s, 20s, 20th century
Place: morocco, africa, sahara, middle east
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 7.4
 10K
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, realistic, touching, serious, meditative ...
Plot: foreign legion, military, soldier, battles, destructive relationship, military life, resentment, life turned upside down, power relations, obsession, father son relationship, officers and cadets ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: africa, paris france, marseille, ethiopia, east africa ...
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 6.2
 2K
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: semi serious, realistic, humorous, feel good, suspense ...
Plot: foreign legion, military life, war, couple relations, dishonesty, adventure, heist, cons and scams, anti war, heroic mission, world war two, betrayal ...
Time: 20th century, year 1943
Place: tunisia
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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: parody, witty, humorous, not serious, realistic ...
Plot: foreign legion, desert, adventure, disorder, farce, siblings relations, goofy hero, camel, stepmother stepson relationship, family relations, adoption, twins ...
Time: 20th century, 1900s, 19th century
Place: sahara, sahara desert, morocco, north africa
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 6.2
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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, serious, realistic, exciting
Plot: foreign legion, love and romance, leadership, tragic love, political unrest, destiny, wartime life, heroes, army investigation, state affairs, soldier, military ...
Time: 1910s
Place: paris france, france, europe, africa, sahara ...
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 6.1
 576
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, desert, thirst, stabbed in the back, fort, punishment, sand, soldier, brother, all male cast, shot in the back ...
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: parody, not serious, realistic, humorous, sex comedy
Plot: desert, foreign legion, military, adventure, heroes, soldier, save the day, disorder, anti hero, rescue, escapades, anti heroes ...
Time: 20th century
Place: sahara
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 6.2
 35K
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, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night, teens
Plot: martial arts, on the run, heroes, bet, drug dealer, ambition, rivalry, revenge, opponent, contests and competitions, family relations, tough heroes ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 80s
Place: los angeles, california, usa, north africa, paris france ...
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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, military, foreign legion, war, soldier, military life, polish, heroes, nothing goes right, disorder, hapless soldier, wartime life ...
Time: 20th century
Place: africa, poland, europe, italy, england
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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: parachutist, foreign legion, combat, french soldier, tough guy, commando raid, firearm, paratrooper, heat wave, imperialism, beret, french ...
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: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: french foreign legion, soldier, cancer, foreign legion, deadly, chases and races, terminal illness, death in the family, murder, vigilantism, vengeance, political unrest ...
Time: 90s
Place: europe, germany
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 7.0
 409K
The Mummy (1999)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA, UK, Morocco
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: boys' night, teens, family outing
Plot: mummy, adventurer, archaeology, treasure hunt, ancient egypt, adventure, archaeologist, deadly creature, tomb, curses spells and rituals, supernatural, treasure ...
Time: 1920s, 20s, 20th century
Place: egypt, cairo egypt, middle east, africa, north africa
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 7.3
 11K
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, rough, tense, disturbing, suspenseful ...
Plot: atrocity, mercenary, terrorism, war crime, rape, civil war, redemption, genocide, soldier, pregnancy, hopes, danger ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: serbia, bosnia, europe, former yugoslavia, bosnia herzegovina ...
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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: exciting, captivating, serious, stylized, epic ...
Plot: warrior, samurai, battles, self discovery, pride and honor, human spirit, courage, loyalty, emperor, honor, war, friendship ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s, 1870s
Place: japan, asia, pacific ocean, san francisco, tokyo
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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, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: uncle nephew relationship, weirdo, greed, fish out of water, family relations, suicidal, adventure, family, adventurer, family secret, eccentric family, bittersweet ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s, 1910s
Place: texas, usa, africa, france, middle east
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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, french foreign legion, foreign legion, treasure, secret, bandit, lost civilization, adventure
Time: 1920s
Place: sahara
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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: long brown hair, sword, foot chase, explosion, behind enemy lines, trench warfare, love triangle, war veteran, french soldier, german, eye patch, french ...
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: islam, husband wife relationship, foreign legion, passport, female journalist, colonialism, spy, french, journalist, french colonialism, nihilist, nihilism ...
Place: algeria, morocco
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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: emotional, suspenseful, psychological, touching, tense ...
Plot: murder, mental illness, family relations, estrangement, family problems, youth, deadly, prostitute, haunted by the past, siblings relations, husband wife relationship, blood ...
Time: 90s
Place: europe, france, algeria, alps, indochina
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 7.5
 1K
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: exciting, offbeat, stylized, humorous, feel good ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: dwarf, musician's life, music, lifestyle, music band, rivalry, artists and showbiz, siblings relations, rock, adoption, friends, family relations ...
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 7.1
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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: thought provoking, sincere, bleak, emotional, realistic ...
Plot: human spirit, disability, family relations, family problems, couples, dealing with death, society, haunted by the past, self discovery, dysfunctional family, woman in danger, graphic violence ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, year 1991, year 1977
Place: slovakia, czech republic, munich germany, hamburg germany, france
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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: rough, suspenseful, realistic, serious, french noir ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: manipulation, storage unit, friendship, heist, chase, rivalry, soldier, femme fatale, friendship between men, male friendship, submissive woman, confined ...
Time: 60s
Place: france, europe, paris france, congo, marseille
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 7.2
 3K
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: contemplative, serious, realistic, sincere, atmospheric ...
Plot: prostitute, family relations, couples, performer's life, obsession, mental illness, tragic love, siblings relations, down on your luck, collector, society, prodigy ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s
Place: france, europe, paris france, provence
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