Future war movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant future war movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out exciting, suspenseful, futuristic, serious, psychotronic and suspense films and TV shows about / with future war, explosion, fictional war, battle, violence, danger, battles, heroes, soldier and gun plots mostly in Sci-Fi, Action and Adventure genres shot in USA, UK, Germany and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as future war: Alien Invasion: S.U.M.1 (2017), War for the Planet of the Apes (2017), Starship Troopers: Invasion (2012), The Terminator (1984), Doom (2005), Terminator Salvation (2009), Battlestar Galactica (2003), Starship Troopers (1997), Serenity (2005), Dune Warriors (1991).

List of future war movies

Alien Invasion: S.U.M.1 (2017)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Germany
Duration: 92 min.
Story: An aggressive race of aliens took over Planet Earth and humanity's at its end, living in giant bunkers below ground. Young Military rookie S.U.M.1 (Iwan Rheon) is sent to the surface to save a group of unprotected survivors.
Style: ambiguous ending, disturbing, exciting, suspenseful, psychotronic
Plot: future war, alien invasion, alien, soldier, underground bunker, rat, military, extraterrestrial, alien attack, conspiracy, alienation, isolated place ...
Time: future
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War for the Planet of the Apes (2017)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada, New Zealand
Duration: 140 min.
Story: Caesar and his apes are forced into a deadly conflict with an army of humans led by a ruthless Colonel. After the apes suffer unimaginable losses, Caesar wrestles with his darker instincts and begins his own mythic quest to avenge his kind. As the ...
Style: suspense, psychotronic, intense, compassionate, tense ...
Plot: gorilla, future war, post apocalypse, monkey, militant, animal attack, obsession, survival, vengeance, virus, tragedy, anthropomorphism ...
Time: contemporary, near future
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Starship Troopers: Invasion (2012)
Genre: Animation, Action, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A distant Federation outpost Fort Casey comes under attack by bugs. The team on the fast attack ship Alesia is assigned to help the Starship John A. Warden stationed in Fort Casey evacuate along with the survivors and bring military intelligence ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, adult animation, psychotronic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: space wars, survival, outer space, deadly, military, soldier, distant planet, mad scientist, creature, future war, insect, daring rescue ...
Time: future, 23rd century
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 8.0
 801K
The Terminator (1984)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: In the post-apocalyptic future, reigning tyrannical supercomputers teleport a cyborg assassin known as the "Terminator" back to 1984 to kill Sarah Connor, whose unborn son is destined to lead insurgents against 21st century mechanical ...
Style: suspenseful, bleak, serious, rough, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: man versus machine, cyberpunk, cyborgs, sent to the past, androids and robots, androids, dystopic future, killer robot, protector, manhunt, artificial intelligence, terminator ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, future, twentieth century, year 1984 ...
Place: los angeles, usa, mexico
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 5.2
 108K
Doom (2005)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, Czech Republic, Germany, USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A team of space marines known as the Rapid Response Tactical Squad, led by Sarge, is sent to a science facility on Mars after somebody reports a security breach. There, they learn that the alert came after a test subject, a mass murderer ...
Style: suspenseful, futuristic, rough, serious, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: deadly creature, monster, danger, mars, good versus evil, video game, quarantine, gory, teleportation, future dystopia, human versus monster, marines ...
Time: 21st century, future, 2020s, 2040s
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Terminator Salvation (2009)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Germany, UK, Italy
Duration: 115 min.
Story: All grown up in post-apocalyptic 2018, John Connor must lead the resistance of humans against the increasingly dominating militaristic robots. But when Marcus Wright appears, his existence confuses the mission as Connor tries to determine whether ...
Style: futuristic, serious, rough, bleak, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cyborgs, apocalypse, dystopic future, post apocalypse, man versus machine, androids and robots, save the world, army, cyberpunk, killer robot, technology gone awry, destiny ...
Time: future, year 2003, 2000s, near future, 2010s
Place: los angeles, san francisco
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Battlestar Galactica (2003)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 183 min.
TV show
Story: After a 40-year armistice in a war between the Twelve Colonies and the Cylons, the Cylons launch a surprise nuclear attack intended to exterminate the human race. Virtually all of the population of the Twelve Colonies are wiped out.
Style: futuristic, bleak, serious, exciting, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: space wars, space travel, future dystopia, space battle, imaginary, obsessive quest, outer space, androids and robots, escapades, space and aliens, good versus evil, survivor ...
Time: future, 70s
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Starship Troopers (1997)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: Set in the future, the story follows a young soldier named Johnny Rico and his exploits in the Mobile Infantry. Rico's military career progresses from recruit to non-commissioned officer and finally to officer against the backdrop of an ...
Style: futuristic, stylized, exciting, satirical, bloody ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: space wars, spacecraft, evil alien, soldier, space and aliens, future dystopia, monster, space battle, military, space travel, heroes, distopia ...
Time: future, 22nd century, 23rd century
Place: buenos aires argentina, argentina
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 7.8
 284K
Serenity (2005)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: When the renegade crew of Serenity agrees to hide a fugitive on their ship, they find themselves in an action-packed battle between the relentless military might of a totalitarian regime who will destroy anything – or anyone – to get the girl ...
Style: futuristic, semi serious, exciting, suspenseful, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: space travel, spacecraft, future dystopia, space opera, adventure, space and aliens, good versus evil, mechanic, space wars, outer space, escapades, friendship ...
Time: future
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Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines (2003)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Germany, UK
Duration: 109 min.
Story: It's been 10 years since John Connor saved Earth from Judgment Day, and he's now living under the radar, steering clear of using anything Skynet can trace. That is, until he encounters T-X, a robotic assassin ordered to finish what T-1000 ...
Style: exciting, serious, twists and turns, suspenseful, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: androids and robots, cyborgs, apocalypse, man versus machine, chaos, chase, technology gone awry, killer robot, artificial intelligence, nuclear holocaust, robot, time travel ...
Time: future, 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, year 2003 ...
Place: usa, los angeles, california, beverly hills
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 4.0
 353
Dune Warriors (1991)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: After the end of the world, Earth is a thirsty planet ruled by vicious warlords. One woman is brave enough to fight back; she bands together five warriors to save her town and their precious water
Style: psychotronic
Plot: post apocalypse, female fighter, duel, tough guy, warlord, mixed martial arts, car chase, desert, future war, kung fu, sword duel, stick fight ...
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Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles (2008)
Genre: Action, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The series picks up four years after the events of Terminator 2: Judgment Day with John and Sarah Connor trying to stay under-the-radar from the government, as they plot to destroy the computer network, Skynet, in hopes of preventing Armageddon.
Style: exciting, futuristic, serious, suspenseful, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: androids and robots, terminator, changing the past or future, sent to the past, nuclear holocaust, killer robot, man versus machine, cyborgs, escapades, flash forward, time travel, female warrior ...
Time: future, contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, los angeles
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Terminator 2: Judgment Day (1991)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, France
Duration: 137 min.
Story: Nearly 10 years have passed since Sarah Connor was targeted for termination by a cyborg from the future. Now her son, John, the future leader of the resistance, is the target for a newer, more deadly terminator. Once again, the resistance has ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, tense, suspense, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: man versus machine, androids and robots, cyborgs, time travel, future dystopia, robot, save the world, post apocalypse, terminator, artificial intelligence, chase, manhunt ...
Time: 90s, future, 20th century, 2020s, year 1997 ...
Place: los angeles, usa, california, united states
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Rogue Warrior: Robot Fighter (2016)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A few decades from now - Sienna, a rebellious robot-fighting arms dealer, lives on a post-apocalyptic Earth. When the cities start to fall under the control of the A.I. Scourge, a hyper-weaponized robot army, Sienna decides to leave the Earth and ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, exciting, futuristic, bleak
Plot: artificial intelligence, robot, post apocalypse, distopia, human versus robot, manhunt, killer robot, androids and robots, chase, future war, man versus machine, cyberpunk ...
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 6.2
 151K
Terminator (2019)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Spain, Hungary
Duration: 128 min.
Story: The sixth film in the "Terminator" series will pick up where the second film left off, ignoring all the subsequent sequels.
Style: futuristic, exciting, suspense, bleak, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: androids and robots, time travel, technology, cyberpunk, gunfight, cyborgs, killer robot, hand to hand combat, artificial intelligence, terminator, robot, androids ...
Time: future, 2020s, year 1998, 1990s, 2010s ...
Place: mexico city, mexico, guatemala, texas
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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, suspenseful, futuristic, romantic, suspense ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: distopia, strong female lead, chosen one, tough girl, chase, good versus evil, fight, survival, danger, rebellion, revolution, resistance ...
Time: future
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Terminator Genisys (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 126 min.
Story: The year is 2029. John Connor, leader of the resistance continues the war against the machines. At the Los Angeles offensive, John's fears of the unknown future begin to emerge when TECOM spies reveal a new plot by SkyNet that will attack him ...
Style: futuristic, exciting, serious, suspenseful, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cyborgs, time travel, androids and robots, man versus machine, post apocalypse, post apocalyptic, chase, danger, heroes, time paradox, artificial intelligence, killer robot ...
Time: future, year 2017, year 1984, year 1997, 21st century ...
Place: san francisco, los angeles
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 6.1
 52K
Soldier (1998)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Sergeant Todd is a veteran soldier for an elite group of the armed forces. After being defeated by a new breed of genetically engineered soldiers, he is dumped on a waste planet and left for dead. He soon interacts with a group of crash survivors ...
Style: futuristic, rough, suspenseful, exciting, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: genetic engineering, alien planet, military, soldier, space travel, battles, presumed dead, one man army, heroes, rescue, distopia, survival ...
Time: future, year 1996
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X-Men: Days of Future Past (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, Canada
Duration: 132 min.
Story: The ultimate X-Men ensemble fights a war for the survival of the species across two time periods as they join forces with their younger selves in an epic battle that must change the past – to save our future.
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, suspense, surprise ending ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: mutant, time travel, supernatural ability, good versus evil, superhuman powers, changing the past or future, superhero, heroes, danger, teamwork, team, transformation ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 21st century, contemporary, 2010s ...
Place: usa, paris france, new york, washington d.c., china ...
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 6.4
 269
Cyber Ninja (1988)
Genre: Action, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 71 min.
Story: A man's body and soul are stolen and used as part of a demon castle. What's left becomes Cyber Ninja. He teams up with the chi students whose cyber-earmuffs show matching red symbols. They fill their swords with ammunition, grab some ...
Plot: ninja, future war, distant future, superhero, katana, lightning, evil robot, heroes, cyborgs
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Outside the Wire (2021)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Hungary, USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: In the near future, a drone pilot is sent into a deadly militarized zone and must work with an android officer to locate a doomsday device.
Style: surprise ending, suspense, psychotronic
Plot: nuclear missile, war, cyborgs, bomb, surveillance, murder, exploding body, punched in the face, countdown, robot, future war, blood ...
Time: near future, 2030s
Place: ukraine, utah, russia
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Xyber 9: New Dawn (1999)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Family, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
TV show
Story: Xyber 9: New Dawn is an animated television series produced by Bokabi and Saban Entertainment. It originally debuted on the Fox Kids network on September 25, 1999. Only 10 episodes aired before it was cancelled on December 4, 1999. Soon after, it ...
Plot: post apocalypse, allies, distant future, princess, king, artificial intelligence, queen, talking computer, save the world, future war, villain, teenage protagonist ...
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G.I. Joe: Valor vs. Venom (2004)
Genre: Animation, Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 77 min.
Story: G.I. Joe, perennial icon of American boyhood, gets a 21st-century update in a new CGI-animated children's series of thrilling military adventure. In this action-packed movie, as America's daring, highly trained special mission force, the ...
Style: suspense, serious, captivating, exciting
Plot: good versus evil, heroes, dictator, battles, warrior, commando, villain, fictional war, behind enemy lines, cobra, laser gun, cartoon violence ...
Time: future, near future
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Highlander: The Search for Vengeance (2007)
Genre: Animation, Action, Fantasy, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Japan, Hong Kong
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Colin MacLeod hunts for the man responsible for the death of his love. He chases the immortal Marcus Octavius across centuries as his quest threatens to take over his life and heart. In his quest, he meets a woman who reminds him of his slain ...
Style: serious, touching, suspenseful, stylized, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heroes, redemption, idealism, samurai, immortality, hopes, battles, revenge, showdown, heroic mission, good versus evil, obsessive quest ...
Time: future, 22nd century, near future
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 4.8
 507
Steel Frontier (1995)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Set in a post-nuclear-holocaust future, this sci-fi western takes place in the frontier city of New Hope, the only place around with a working oil refinery. Ever since a megalomaniac general and his followers took over the place, life has been ...
Style: serious, futuristic, suspenseful, rough, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: anti hero, desert, bounty hunter, anti heroes, soldier, modern western, post apocalypse, chaos and mayhem, future dystopia, rivalry, good versus evil, misfit ...
Time: future, 21st century, year 2019, 2010s, near future
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The Last Sentinel (2007)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: No emotion. No fear. No pain. They were the perfect soldiers to protect civilization until the drone police became the perfect enemy. With little hope left for mankind, Tallis, an electronically enhanced soldier, rescues a survivor from a failed ...
Style: bleak, exciting, serious, captivating, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: soldier, battles, survival, heroic mission, man versus machine, save the world, androids and robots, life is a bitch, danger, technology gone awry, future dystopia, daring rescue ...
Time: future, near future
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 4.6
 7K
Fortress 2 (2000)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: Luxembourg, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: 7 years on from the original Fortress movie, Brennick and his family are still on the run. Finally, they give in, and surrender, only to find themselves imprisoned in a new, more sophisticated fortress prison in outer space. But Brennick's not ...
Style: futuristic, rough, disturbing, suspenseful, psychotronic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison, escape, microchip, on the run, prisoner, chase, race against time, heroes, rivalry, surveillance, outer space, heroic mission ...
Time: future, near future
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Conquest of the Planet of the Apes (1972)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: In a futuristic world that has embraced ape slavery, Caesar, the son of the late simians Cornelius and Zira, surfaces after almost twenty years of hiding out from the authorities, and prepares for a slave revolt against humanity.
Style: futuristic, serious, exciting, suspenseful, suspense ...
Plot: rebellion, revolution, distopia, monkey, ape, gorilla, time travel, space and aliens, astronaut, survival, post apocalypse, adventure ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, future, year 1983, near future ...
Place: usa, tokyo, los angeles
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 6.1
 13K
Casshern (2004)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 142 min.
Story: Fifty years of war between the Great Eastern Federation and Europa - now merged as Eurasia - have taken their toll on planet Earth. As a result of the use of biological, chemical and nuclear weapons, much of Earth has become uninhabitable and people ...
Style: stylized, exciting, suspenseful, intense, serious ...
Plot: good versus evil, rescue, tragic hero, fictional war, redemption, laboratory, vengeance, heroic mission, adventure, heroes, battles, danger ...
Time: future
Place: japan, tokyo
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Battle for the Planet of the Apes (1973)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The fifth and final episode in the Planet of the Apes series. After the collapse of human civilization, a community of intelligent apes led by Caesar lives in harmony with a group of humans. Gorilla General Aldo tries to cause an ape civil war and a ...
Style: futuristic, exciting, serious, suspenseful, stylized ...
Plot: post apocalypse, revolution, battles, monkey, ape, rebellion, radiation, survival, adventure, distopia, rebelliousness, future dystopia ...
Time: future, 2000s, 70s
Place: tokyo
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