Commando mission movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant commando mission movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out serious, exciting, suspenseful, surprise ending, realistic and rough films and TV shows about / with commando mission, soldier, military, combat, explosion, violence, commando unit, commando, battles and swat team plots mostly in Action, Drama and War genres shot in USA, UK, Mexico and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as commando mission: Rogue (2020), 6 Days (2017), The Lieutenant (2012), Predator (1987), SAS: Red Notice (2021), 12 Strong (2018), Lone Survivor (2013), Olympus Has Fallen (2013), The Bomber (2011), Zero Dark Thirty (2012).

List of commando mission movies

Rogue (2020)
Genre: Action, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, South Africa, UK
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Battle-hardened O’Hara leads a lively mercenary team of soldiers on a daring mission: rescue hostages from their captors in remote Africa. But as the mission goes awry and the team is stranded, O’Hara’s squad must face a bloody, brutal ...
Style: brutal, bleak, disturbing, perverse, psychotronic ...
Plot: manhunt, suspense, african tribe, female warrior, animal attack, marines, soldier, kidnapping, poacher, commando mission, rescue, hunting ...
Time: 2020s, 2010s
Place: africa, south africa
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6 Days (2017)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, Thriller
Country: New Zealand, UK
Duration: 94 min.
Story: In April 1980, armed gunmen stormed the Iranian Embassy in Princes Gate, London and took all inside hostage. Over the next six days a tense standoff took place, all the while a group of highly trained soldiers from the SAS prepared for a raid the ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, military, politics, commando mission, rescue, violence, hostage, siege, death, police, hostage situation, heroes ...
Time: 80s, year 1980
Place: england, iran, london
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The Lieutenant (2012)
Genre: Action
Country: Mexico
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: La Teniente takes a cinematic approach to scripted TV, using locations throughout Mexico and top Spanish-language TV actors as it depicts the adventures of a Special Operations unit of the Mexican Navy. Centering on Mexican Naval graduate Lieutenant ...
Style: captivating, tense
Plot: navy, military training, suspense, mission gone awry, military officer, military base, female soldier, intelligence agency, special agents, squad, mission, military service ...
Place: mexico
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Predator (1987)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Dutch and his group of commandos are hired by the CIA to rescue downed airmen from guerillas in a Central American jungle. The mission goes well but as they return they find that something is hunting them. Nearly invisible, it blends in with the ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, futuristic, tense, exciting ...
Audience: manly, boys' night
Plot: alien, monster, survival, jungle, military, creature, suspense, deadly creature, hunting, predator, squad, chase ...
Time: 80s, future, 20th century, year 1987
Place: latin america, south america, central america
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SAS: Red Notice (2021)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 124 min.
Story: An off-duty SAS soldier, Tom Buckingham, must thwart a terror attack on a train running through the Channel Tunnel. As the action escalates on the train, events transpire in the corridors of power that may make the difference as to whether ...
Style: captivating, exciting, tense, perverse, surprise ending
Plot: swat team, hostage, hostile takeover, underground, sniper, commando mission, terrorism, special agents, military, hostage situation, deception, eavesdropping ...
Time: 2020s
Place: london, georgia, england, english channel, paris france
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12 Strong (2018)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: A team of CIA agents and special forces head into Afghanistan in the aftermath of the September 11th attacks in an attempt to dismantle the Taliban.
Style: touching, suspenseful, exciting, rough, perverse ...
Plot: cia, military, taliban, soldier, heroism, behind enemy lines, us military, al qaeda, machismo, swat team, war on terror, navy seal ...
Time: september 11 2001, year 2001, 2000s, 21st century
Place: afghanistan, usa, middle east
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Lone Survivor (2013)
Genre: Action, Biography, Drama, War
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Four Navy SEALs on a covert mission to neutralize a high-level al-Qaeda operative must make an impossible moral decision in the mountains of Afghanistan that leads them into an enemy ambush. As they confront unthinkable odds, the SEALs must find ...
Style: rough, tense, brutal, captivating, emotional ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: military, survival, terrorism, soldier, war, gunfight, courage, military life, selflessness, squad, swat team, army ...
Time: 2000s, year 2005, 21st century
Place: afghanistan, middle east, iraq, usa, israel
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Olympus Has Fallen (2013)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: When the White House (Secret Service Code: "Olympus") is captured by a terrorist mastermind and the President is kidnapped, disgraced former Presidential guard Mike Banning finds himself trapped within the building. As the national ...
Style: exciting, rough, serious, intense, realistic ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick, manly, boys' night
Plot: terrorism, secret service, white house, president, hostage, terrorist attack, one man army, daring rescue, politics, betrayal, bodyguard, u.s. president ...
Time: 2010s, 21st century
Place: washington d.c., usa, north korea, pentagon, north america
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U.S. Seals II: The Ultimate Force (2001)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: At a secret Russian nuclear missile base, an ex-U.S. SEAL member is planning to launch a missile strike on the United States, and the only way to stop him is with the best of the best. Because of a natural gas refinery leak, the newly formed team ...
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, soldier, military, heroic mission, martial arts, commando mission, master warrior, daring rescue, heroes, military base, betrayal, island ...
Time: 21st century
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The Bomber (2011)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: Russia, Ukraine
Duration: 181 min.
Story: During World War II, a soviet aircraft crashes on Nazi-occupied territory. But the pilot Grivtsov and his beloved radio operator Katya miraculously survive. Another survivor is flight navigator Linko, who ejected from the plane. Each of them has to ...
Style: suspenseful, captivating, sad
Plot: behind enemy lines, world war two, soviet army, survival, fighter pilot, traitor, sabotage, soldier, airplane shot down, social relations, diversion, suspense ...
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Zero Dark Thirty (2012)
Genre: Drama, History, Thriller, War
Country: USA
Duration: 157 min.
Story: A chronicle of the decade-long hunt for al-Qaeda terrorist leader Osama bin Laden after the September 2001 attacks, and his death at the hands of the Navy S.E.A.L. Team 6 in May, 2011.
Style: suspenseful, tense, political, realistic, rough ...
Audience: chick flick, boys' night
Plot: terrorism, espionage, cia, military, swat team, spy, manhunt, terrorist, al qaeda, investigation, terrorist group, 9/11 ...
Time: september 11 2001, year 2005, year 2003, year 2011, 2000s ...
Place: middle east, pakistan, iraq, baghdad iraq, langley virginia ...
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Executive Decision (1996)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 133 min.
Story: Terrorists hijack a 747 inbound to Washington D.C., demanding the the release of their imprisoned leader. Intelligence expert David Grant (Kurt Russell) suspects another reason and he is soon the reluctant member of a special assault team that is ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: airplane, terrorism, hostage, rescue, suspense, surveillance, hijacking, bomb, twists and turns, terrorist, ransom, pilot ...
Time: 20th century, year 1995, 90s
Place: pentagon, washington d.c., athens greece, london, los angeles
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The Eagle Has Landed (1976)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Thriller, War
Country: UK
Duration: 123 min.
Story: When the Nazi high command learns in late 1943 that Winston Churchill will be spending time at a country estate in Norfolk, it hatches an audacious scheme to kidnap the prime minister and spirit him to Germany for enforced negotiations with Hitler.
Style: exciting, intense, tense, serious, realistic ...
Plot: world war two, espionage, war, nazi germany, military, soldier, spy, suspense, runaway, insubordination, rescue, commando mission ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, year 1943
Place: germany, poland, england, europe, berlin germany
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Down River (2018)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller, War
Country: USA
Duration: 70 min.
Story: Four soldiers trapped behind enemy lines must confront their fears and desires while finding a way back to their battalion.
Style: tense, serious, exciting, psychological, sad ...
Plot: war criminal, behind enemy lines, 18 year old, truck, 20 year old, gas mask, fictional war, bosnian war, military, survival, murder, suspense ...
Time: 20th century, 21st century
Place: germany, normandy, congo, vietnam, cambodia
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Tears of the Sun (2003)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller, War
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Navy SEAL Lieutenant A.K. Waters and his elite squadron of tactical specialists are forced to choose between their duty and their humanity, between following orders by ignoring the conflict that surrounds them, or finding the courage to follow their ...
Style: intense, touching, serious, factual, compassionate ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: military, war, jungle, civil war, soldier, rescue mission, gunfight, navy seal, genocide, violence, u.s. navy, brutality ...
Time: 21st century
Place: africa, iraq, nigeria, hawaii
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Break-through (2006)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Russia
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Russian paratroopers company meets superior forces of Chechen separatists during raid in mountains and accept uphill battle with no chance to survive. Based on Battle for Height 776.
Style: tense, disturbing
Plot: paratrooper, soldier, prospector, heroic mission, struggle for survival, battles, suspense, showdown, military, wartime life, reconnaissance, fight for supremacy ...
Place: chechnya, caucasus
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Man Down (2015)
Genre: Drama, Thriller, War
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A haunted Afghanistan war veteran attempts to come to terms with his past while searching for his family in a post-apocalyptic America.
Style: rough, bleak, suspenseful, mind bending, sad ...
Plot: alternate reality, delusion, dream, suspense, mental illness, paranoia, friendship, military, mission, illusion, tragic event, violence ...
Time: 21st century
Place: afghanistan
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The Devil's Brigade (1968)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: 1968 American war film about the formation and first mission of the joint Canadian-American WWII special forces winter and mountain unit formally called 1st Special Service Force, but commonly known as “The Devil’s Brigade”. The film ...
Style: exciting, realistic, tense, harsh, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: world war two, military, war, commando, visceral, battles, betrayal, heroes, espionage, escapades, military life, anti war ...
Time: 1940s
Place: italy, tokyo, california, rome italy, norway ...
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The Secret Invasion (1964)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: During World War II, convicts are recruited by the Allies for an extremely hazardous mission.
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, exciting, psychotronic ...
Plot: world war two, commando raid, war, tunnel, prison, commando, man on a mission, battles, ira, soldier, heroes, resistance ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century
Place: former yugoslavia, europe, italy, balkan, cairo egypt
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Rio Conchos (1964)
Genre: Action, Drama, War, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Two Army officers, an alcoholic ex-Confederate soldier and a womanizing Mexican travel to Mexico on a secret mission to prevent a megalomaniacal ex-Confederate colonel from selling a cache of stolen rifles to a band of murderous Apaches.
Style: funny, exciting, serious, realistic, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: native american tribe, indian war, gunfight, civil war, apache tribe, renegade, mexican, post civil war, cowboys and indians, apache, commando mission, gay subtext ...
Time: 19th century
Place: texas, usa, latin america, mexico
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Kill Them All and Come Back Alone (1968)
Genre: Action, Western
Country: Italy, Spain
Duration: 100 min.
Story: During the American Civil War, a Confederate prisoner, Clyde McKay, attempts to steal a box of gold from a Union prison camp. He is aided by a group of prisoners and a prison guard but he is double-crossed along the way.
Style: perverse, brutal
Plot: civil war, american civil war, man on a mission, commando mission, labor camp, acrobatics, knife thrower, gold, heist, bar fight, fistfight, soldier ...
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The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 2 (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany, Canada, France
Duration: 137 min.
Story: With the nation of Panem in a full scale war, Katniss confronts President Snow in the final showdown. Teamed with a group of her closest friends – including Gale, Finnick, and Peeta – Katniss goes off on a mission with the unit from District 13 ...
Style: exciting, futuristic, suspenseful, entertaining, emotional ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: distopia, strong female lead, rebellion, chase, revolution, resistance, tough girl, chosen one, good versus evil, teenager, brutality, brainwashing ...
Time: future
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Universal Soldier (1992)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: An American soldier who had been killed during the Vietnam War is revived 25 years later by the military as a semi-android, UniSols, a high-tech soldier of the future. After the failure of the initiative to erase all the soldier's memories, he ...
Style: futuristic, exciting, intense, rough, serious ...
Audience: manly, teens, boys' night
Plot: cyberpunk, soldier, androids and robots, martial arts, vietnam war, military, cyborgs, top secret, vengeance, reporter, robot, transformation ...
Time: 80s, 90s, 20th century, 60s, year 1969 ...
Place: vietnam, utah, nevada, arizona, louisiana ...
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Stealth Fighter (1999)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A navy pilot fakes his own death and steals a stealth fighter plane from a U.S.A.F base. He then acts as a mercenary, targeting military installations around the world.
Style: surprise ending, exciting, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, fighter jet, submarine, military, aviation, boat, hijacking, exploding airplane, mercenary, u.s. president, husband wife relationship, arms dealer ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 80s
Place: latin america, usa, washington d.c.
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The Soldier (1982)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Terrorists take over a plutonium bomb and threaten to detonate it in a Saudi Arabian oil field. A special anti-terrorist unit is sent in to stop them.
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, terrorist, oil, exploitation, espionage, soldier, race against time, undercover, kgb, hijacking, cia agent, commando mission ...
Time: 80s
Place: saudi arabia, germany, middle east, ussr, pittsburgh ...
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Megaforce (1982)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: Hong Kong, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Megaforce is an elite multi-national military unit that does the jobs that individual governments wont. When the peaceful Republic of Sardun in under threat from their more aggressive neighbour the beautiful Major Zara (Persis Khambatta) and General ...
Style: futuristic, sexy, humorous, campy, parody ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: motorcycle, desert, mercenary, military, commando, tank, soldier, good versus evil, post apocalypse, biker, snake, superhero ...
Time: future, 80s
Place: california
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The Guns of Navarone (1961)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, War
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 158 min.
Story: A team of allied saboteurs are assigned an impossible mission: infiltrate an impregnable Nazi-held island and destroy the two enormous long-range field guns that prevent the rescue of 2,000 trapped British soldiers.
Style: exciting, intense, tense, serious, epic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: world war two, war, island, military, behind enemy lines, german, suspense, nazi, resistance, mercenary, gunfight, battles ...
Time: 1940s, year 1943, 20th century
Place: greece, germany, fictional island
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Deadly Heroes (1993)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Ex-Navy SEAL Brad Cartowski is injured during an attack at Athens airport by terrorists who kidnap his wife and fly her on a hijacked plane to North Africa. Cartowski goes in pursuit, aided by another ex-SEAL, Cody Grant. Cartowski soon finds the ...
Style: cult film
Plot: attack, airport, torture, muscleman, machismo, commando mission, rocket, warrior, brawl, siege, fictional war, terrorism ...
Place: athens greece, libya
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Captain America: The First Avenger (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Predominantly set during World War II, Steve Rogers is a sickly man from Brooklyn who's transformed into super-soldier Captain America to aid in the war effort. Rogers must stop the Red Skull – Adolf Hitler's ruthless head of weaponry, ...
Style: heroic, exciting, psychotronic, entertaining, stylized ...
Audience: girls' night, kids, boys' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: superhero, heroes, world war two, heroism, courage, military, mad scientist, heroic mission, scientist, superhuman powers, soldier, bravery ...
Time: future, year 1942, 1940s, 2010s, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, brooklyn new york city, germany, new jersey ...
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Attack Force Z (1981)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Country: Australia, Taiwan
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Tim Burstall directs then-up-and-comers Mel Gibson and Sam Neill in this action-packed Cannes Film Festival selection about the grim realities of World War II, a gritty drama based on actual events. Sent to rescue survivors from the site of a plane ...
Style: realistic, serious, retro
Audience: boys' night
Plot: world war two, military, mission, submarine, squad, soldier, heroes, battles, anti war, commando raid, japanese military, commando mission ...
Time: 1940s, 60s, 20th century, year 1945
Place: chicago illinois, usa, australia
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