Frontline movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant frontline movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, serious, captivating, bleak, rough and epic films and TV shows about / with frontline, soldier, military, war, military life, battles, death, anti war, world war one and trench plots mostly in Drama, War and Romance genres shot in USA, France, Italy and other countries.
frontline movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as frontline: Silent Night (2002), Many Wars Ago (1970), Downfall (2004), Happy Christmas (2005), Hell Is for Heroes (1962), Cross of Iron (1977), Fortress of War (2010), Wrota Europy (1999), Adama (2015), The Girl and the General (1967).

List of frontline movies

Tae Guk Gi: The Brotherhood of War (2004)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: South Korea
Duration: 140 min.
Story: When two brothers are forced to fight in the Korean War, the elder decides to take the riskiest missions if it will help shield the younger from battle.
Style: epic, emotional, realistic, serious, rough ...
Plot: soldier, civil war, pyre, air raid, war, archaeologist, military, gory, communism, atrocity, massacre, stabbing ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 50s, 1950s
Place: asia, korea, south korea, north korea
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Silent Night (2002)
Genre: Biography, Drama, War
Country: Canada
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Fact-based World War II story set on Christmas Eve, 1944, finds a German Mother and her son seeking refuge in a cabin on the war front. When she is invaded by three American soldiers and then three German soldiers, she successfully convinces the ...
Style: serious, captivating, uplifting, realistic
Plot: soldier, christmas eve, anti war, christmas, cabin, german soldier, medal, military police, holocaust, military, friendship, war ...
Time: 40s, 1940s
Place: germany, europe, africa
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Many Wars Ago (1970)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Italy, Yugoslavia
Duration: 101 min.
Story: On the Italian/Austrian front during World War I, a disastrous Italian attack upon the Austrian positions leads to a mutiny among the decimated Italian troops.
Style: serious, bleak, realistic, captivating, rough
Plot: soldier, anti war, anti heroes, gory, war, battle zone, rebelliousness, wartime life, battles, heroes, military, rebellion ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century
Place: italy
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Downfall (2004)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: Germany, Austria, Italy
Duration: 156 min.
Story: In April of 1945, Germany stands at the brink of defeat with the Russian Army closing in from the east and the Allied Expeditionary Force attacking from the west. In Berlin, capital of the Third Reich, Adolf Hitler proclaims that Germany will still ...
Style: national socialism, disturbing, bleak, realistic, serious ...
Plot: confined, war, nazism, hitler, downfall, suicide, german shepherd, dictator, poison, traitor, war crime, siege ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, year 1945, 1940s, year 1942
Place: germany, europe, berlin germany, bavaria, frankfurt germany ...
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Happy Christmas (2005)
Genre: Drama, History, Music, Romance, War
Country: France, Germany, UK, Belgium, Romania, Norway, Japan, USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: In 1914, World War I, the bloodiest war ever at that time in human history, was well under way. However on Christmas Eve, numerous sections of the Western Front called an informal, and unauthorized, truce where the various front-line soldiers of the ...
Style: uplifting, touching, captivating, sincere, realistic ...
Plot: christmas, human spirit, soldier, friendship, idealism, war, singer, battle zone, hopes, holiday, military life, prejudice ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century
Place: europe, berlin germany, holland, glasgow scotland, oslo norway ...
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Hell Is for Heroes (1962)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: World War II drama where the action centers around a single maneuver by a squad of GIs in retaliation against the force of the German Siegfried line. Reese joins a group of weary GIs unexpectedly ordered back into the line when on their way to a ...
Style: serious, bleak, rough, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: infantry, u.s. army, soldier, military, anti heroes, war, nazi germany, anti war, heroic mission, military life, battles, fighting the system ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, year 1944, 1940s
Place: germany, europe, france
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Cross of Iron (1977)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: UK, West Germany
Duration: 132 min.
Story: It is 1943, and the German army, ravaged and demoralised, are hastily retreating from the Russian front. In the midst of all this madness, conflict brews between the aristocratic yet ultimately pusillanimous Captain Stransky and the courageous ...
Style: bleak, realistic, tense, serious, epic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: german, soldier, russian, commander, sergeant, lieutenant, war, anti war, military, chaos, survival, military hospital ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, year 1943, 1940s
Place: russia, france, siberia, germany
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Fortress of War (2010)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Country: Belarus, Russia
Duration: 138 min.
Story: A war drama set during the Nazi invasion of the Soviet Union in June 1941, in which Russian troops held on to a border stronghold for nine days. The film shows the heroic defense of Brest Fortress, which has taken upon the first stroke of German ...
Style: serious, exciting, epic, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: battles, military, infantrymen, soldier, invasion, nazism, german, war, nazi germany, battle zone, officers and cadets, heroic mission ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, year 1941
Place: russia, europe
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Wrota Europy (1999)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Poland
Duration: 73 min.
Story: War drama directed by Jerzy Wojcik.
Plot: russian, doctor, bolshevik, sacrifice, hospital, nurse, frontline, atrocity, patient, world war one, rape, wound
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Adama (2015)
Genre: Animation, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 82 min.
Story: 12 year-­old Adama lives in a remote village in West Africa, sheltered by the Cliffs. Out, beyond, lies "the land of breaths", the kingdom of wicked spirits hungry for war. When Samba, his elder brother, suddenly vanishes from the ...
Plot: snow, nurse, boy, ceremony, church, grave, train station, soldier, cliff, journey, wounded, boat ...
Time: 1910s
Place: africa, paris france
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The Girl and the General (1967)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A young woman and a soldier team up to deliver an Austrian General to Italian forces during World War I. Their quest for the 1,000 Lire reward changes their lives unexpectedly.
Plot: italian army, italian soldier, bridge, bed, tunnel, river, illiteracy, reward, pregnancy, bare breasts, female nudity, prisoner ...
Time: 1910s
Place: italy
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The Alive and the Dead (1964)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 201 min.
Story: A Russian war correspondent is drafted into the war and finds himself in the middle of battle. When he loses his party card, however, he is treated as a deserter until he finds help from a kind man. This Soviet war feature was considerably outspoken ...
Style: epic
Plot: red army, great patriotic war, frontline, cold weather, russian soldier, soldier, world war two, uniform
Time: year 1941
Place: russia
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Welcome in Vienna (1986)
Genre: Drama
Country: Austria, West Germany, Switzerland
Duration: 127 min.
Story: In the conclusion of Axel Corti's trilogy (following God Does Not Believe In Us Anymore and Santa Fe) Freddy, a Viennese Jew who emigrated to New York after Hitler's invasion, and Adler, a left-wing intellectual originally from Berlin, ...
Style: bilingual
Plot: red army, cognac, frontline, ice rink, city in ruins, holocaust, socialist, german soldier, traitor, american soldier, actress, defector ...
Time: year 1944, year 1945
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What Did You Do in the War, Daddy? (1966)
Genre: Comedy, War
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A by-the-book Captain is ordered to capture a strategic village in Italy. The Italian soldiers are willing to surrender, if they can have a festival first. The lieutenant convinces the Captain this is the only way. Because of aerial reconnaissance, ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, realistic, humorous
Plot: village, soldier, officers and cadets, war, anti war, culture clash, military life, village life, wartime life, military, buddies, unlikely partners ...
Time: year 1943
Place: italy, europe, sicily, sicily italy
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War Hunt (1962)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Recruits head to the front lines towards the close of the Korean War. The interaction between two of the idealistic newcomer and a psychotic who goes on one-man patrols slitting enemy throats under cover of night...and the orphan boy ...
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful ...
Plot: psychopath, soldier, war, army investigation, battle zone, officers and cadets, anti war, basic training, military life, battles, heroes, military ...
Time: 50s, 1950s
Place: asia, korea
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A Very Long Engagement (2004)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, War
Country: France, USA
Duration: 133 min.
Story: In 1919, Mathilde was 19 years old. Two years earlier, her fiancé Manech left for the front at the Somme. Like millions of others he was "killed on the field of battle." It's written in black and white on the official notice. But ...
Style: emotional, atmospheric, touching, sentimental, romantic ...
Plot: missing person, private detective, against the odds, war, uncover truth, young lovers, investigation, love and romance, obsession, love story, destiny, love ...
Time: 1910s, 20s, 20th century, year 1917, year 1919 ...
Place: france, europe, marseille provence, paris france, dungeon
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Twin Sisters (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: Netherlands, Luxembourg
Duration: 137 min.
Story: Twin Sisters is an epic love story based on the Dutch bestseller by Tessa de Loo that has been read by more than 3.5 million readers in Holland and Germany.
Style: epic, touching, serious, emotional, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: twins, siblings relations, culture clash, new love, reunion, wartime life, life is a bitch, society, family relations, orphan, human nature, racism ...
Time: 20th century
Place: europe, germany, holland
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The Winter War (1989)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Finland
Duration: 199 min.
Story: Russia attacked Finland in late November 1939. This film tells the story of a Finnish platoon of reservists from the municipality of Kauhava in the province of Pohjanmaa/Ostrobothnia who leave their homes and go to war. The film focuses on the ...
Style: epic, realistic, bleak, serious, emotional ...
Plot: war, soldier, military, military life, politics, battle zone, heroes, state affairs, siblings relations, heroic mission, political unrest, danger ...
Time: 20th century, 30s, year 1939, 1940s, 1930s
Place: finland, europe, russia, soviet union, germany
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The Battalion of Death (2015)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Country: Russia
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Russia, 1917, WWI. This is the story of the 1st Russian Women's Battalion of Death, formed as part of an ill-conceived propaganda ploy by the Russian Provisional Government in late May of 1917.
Plot: russian revolution, female soldier, woman in uniform, german soldier, russian soldier, dead soldier, world war one, uniform, frontline, eastern front, trench warfare
Time: year 1917
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In Praise of Older Women (1997)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: Spain
Duration: 105 min.
Story: In the turmoil of the Spanish Civil War, a young man comes of age sexually, through a string of relationships with a wide range of mature, older women.
Style: sexual, serious, realistic, sexy, sentimental ...
Plot: coming of age, politics, innocence lost, sexual relations, youth, couples, soldier, chaos and mayhem, teenage life, love and romance, shooting, farm ...
Time: 90s
Place: spain, europe, italy, barcelona spain
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Father of a Soldier (1965)
Genre: Drama, War
Duration: 83 min.
Story: During World War II, оld Georgian peasant wine-grower Georgy (Sergo Zakariadze) leaves his Georgian village and goes off to the front line, hoping to find his son. George should see and transfer a lot of things, he becomes a soldier and only in ...
Style: touching, suspenseful, captivating, tense, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: father son relationship, soldier, dead son, fatherhood, military, wound, death of son, great patriotic war, red army, truck, eastern front, frontline ...
Time: 1940s
Place: caucasus, berlin germany, russia
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Captain Conan (1996)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: France
Duration: 129 min.
Story: Bulgaria near the end of World War I: Conan, warrior and wolf, leads a band of 50 ruthless French fighters who love hand-to-hand combat. Their motto: "We forgot to take prisoners, Captain." At war's end, the unit goes to Bucharest, ...
Style: serious, rough, realistic
Plot: friendship, french army, murder, soldier, insubordination, military life, war, battlefield, eastern front, battles, crimes, heroes ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, year 1918, year 1919, post world war one
Place: romania, macedonia, europe, former yugoslavia, bulgaria ...
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Red Angel (1966)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: Japan
Duration: 95 min.
Story: In 1939, Sakura Nishi is a young army nurse who is sent to the field hospitals in China during the Sino-Japanese war. She has to assist the surgeon Dr. Okabe with an incredible number of amputations. In the crowded wards, she gives sympathy to some ...
Style: gloomy, serious, realistic, rough, bleak ...
Plot: amputation, military hospital, nurse, gory, unlikely couple, doctors and patients, war, military life, wartime life, life is a bitch, military, fall in love ...
Time: 20th century, 30s, 1930s
Place: china
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