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, epic, bleak and rough films and TV shows about / with frontline, soldier, military, war, military life, death, battles, world war one, world war two and anti war plots mostly in Drama, War and History genres shot in France, USA, Italy and other countries.
frontline movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as frontline: Wrota Europy (1999), Adama (2015), Silent Night (2002), The Girl and the General (1967), Many Wars Ago (1970), The Alive and the Dead (1964), Welcome in Vienna (1986), War Hunt (1962), Downfall (2004), A Very Long Engagement (2004).

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, rough, serious ...
Plot: soldier, civil war, stabbing, mission, army, massacre, military, explosion, communism, atrocity, letter, archaeologist ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 50s, 1950s
Place: korea, north korea, south korea, asia
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Wrota Europy (1999)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Poland
Duration: 73 min.
Story: War drama directed by Jerzy Wojcik.
Plot: wound, bolshevik, world war one, sacrifice, hospital, frontline, rape, patient, atrocity, doctor, russian, nurse
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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: journey, cliff, train, wounded, train station, church, grave, bird, 12 year old, world war one, soldier, nurse ...
Time: 1910s
Place: africa, paris france
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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, realistic, captivating, uplifting
Plot: friendship, soldier, military, anti war, german soldier, cabin, medal, christmas eve, military police, christmas, holocaust, heroes ...
Time: 40s, 1940s
Place: germany, europe, africa
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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: donkey, egg, barrel, male female relationship, binoculars, explosion, airplane, military, soldier, female nudity, prisoner, bare breasts ...
Time: 1910s
Place: italy
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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: captivating, realistic, bleak, serious, rough
Plot: soldier, anti war, escapades, battle zone, wartime life, price of justice, state affairs, infantrymen, chaos, superior officer, war, anti heroes ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century
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: uniform, world war two, soldier, great patriotic war, frontline, red army, cold weather, russian soldier
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: ice rink, red army, jewish, cemetery, survival, loudspeaker, wristwatch, deserter, anti semitism, american soldier, actress, frontline ...
Time: year 1945, year 1944
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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: semi serious, humorous, realistic, feel good
Plot: village, soldier, wartime life, village life, unlikely partners, war, officers and cadets, buddies, military life, military, power relations, social relations ...
Time: year 1943
Place: italy, sicily, europe, 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: suspenseful, serious, emotional, realistic, rough ...
Plot: psychopath, anti war, innocence lost, danger, stalking, basic training, battles, friendship, soldier, military, idealism, deadly ...
Time: 50s, 1950s
Place: asia, korea
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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, bleak, realistic, disturbing, psychological ...
Plot: nazism, confined, suicide, war, execution, siege, loyalty, secretary, army, birthday, war crime, fear ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, year 1942, year 1945, 1940s
Place: germany, europe, berlin germany, frankfurt germany, bavaria ...
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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, touching, atmospheric, sentimental, romantic ...
Plot: private detective, missing person, against the odds, uncover truth, war, young lovers, investigation, love and romance, obsession, army, infidelity, love story ...
Time: 1910s, 20s, 20th century, year 1917, year 1919 ...
Place: france, europe, paris france, marseille provence, 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, sentimental, thought provoking, captivating ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: twins, family relations, life is a bitch, wartime life, family reunited, forceful separation, reconciliation, culture clash, reunion, siblings relations, contact, orphan ...
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, tense, suspenseful ...
Plot: war, military, politics, danger, siblings relations, state affairs, battle zone, heroic mission, family relations, communism, soldier, resistance ...
Time: 20th century, 30s, year 1939, 1940s, 1930s
Place: finland, europe, russia, soviet union, 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, singer, idealism, friendship, human spirit, soldier, holiday, war, hopes, german, french, battle zone ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century
Place: europe, holland, brussels belgium, glasgow scotland, oslo norway ...
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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: uniform, female soldier, russian revolution, eastern front, trench warfare, frontline, german soldier, dead soldier, russian soldier, world war one, woman in uniform
Time: year 1917
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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, suspenseful, realistic, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: military, soldier, u.s. army, infantry, rebellion, military life, fighting the system, leadership, heroes, infantrymen, heroic mission, war ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, year 1944, 1940s
Place: france, germany, europe
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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, touching, sentimental, sexy, realistic ...
Plot: coming of age, politics, innocence lost, love and romance, chaos and mayhem, sexual relations, youth, soldier, couples, teenage life, kiss, newsreel footage ...
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, tense, captivating, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: father son relationship, soldier, dead son, fatherhood, military, death of son, wound, great patriotic war, message, eastern front, red army, frontline ...
Time: 1940s
Place: caucasus, russia, berlin germany
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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: realistic, tense, bleak, captivating, epic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: german, soldier, russian, military, chaos, anti war, military hospital, lieutenant, sergeant, commander, infantrymen, war ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, year 1943, 1940s
Place: russia, france, siberia, germany
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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: realistic, rough, serious
Plot: insubordination, soldier, friendship, murder, french army, war, friends, crimes, infantrymen, heroes, military life, alcohol abuse ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, post world war one, year 1919, year 1918
Place: romania, macedonia, europe, former yugoslavia, bulgaria ...
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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, captivating, exciting, tense, realistic ...
Plot: military, battles, infantrymen, invasion, nazism, german, soldier, military life, squad, heroes, superior officer, heroic mission ...
Time: 40s, 20th century, year 1941
Place: russia, europe
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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: serious, bleak, realistic, rough, disturbing ...
Plot: nurse, military hospital, amputation, sexual relations, wartime life, war, battles, fall in love, sexual dysfunction, military life, unlikely couple, life is a bitch ...
Time: 30s, 20th century, 1930s
Place: china
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