National hero movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant national hero movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, serious, captivating, dramatic, exciting and epic films and TV shows about / with national hero, love, heroes, death, husband wife relationship, military, politics, chase, courage and horse plots mostly in Drama, Biography and History genres shot in USA, UK, France and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as national hero: Gagarin: First in Space (2013), Revolution. Crossing the Andes (2010), De Gaulle (2006), Battle for Sevastopol (2015), The Red Baron (2008), The Right Stuff (1983), The Cup (2011), Janosik (1963), Christmas in Connecticut (1992), Evita (1996).

List of national hero movies

Gagarin: First in Space (2013)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama, History
Country: Russia
Duration: 108 min.
Story: The film is dedicated to the first steps of mankind on the path of space exploration and direct the fate of the first cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin. The main motif - the fight for the right to be first: the competition in the first cosmonaut, competition ...
Style: realistic, uplifting, exciting, serious, captivating ...
Plot: space, spacecraft, space mission, folk hero, space exploration, cosmonaut, national hero, rise to the top, follow your dream, ambition, space travel, escapades ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: ussr, russia
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Revolution. Crossing the Andes (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: Argentina
Duration: 90 min.
Story: 1880, Buenos Aires. In a lost pension, a journalist interviews one of the last living men who crossed the Andes with San Martín. Manuel Esteban Corvalan was 15 years old then, and literacy was one of his secretaries.Your account will allow us to ...
Style: exciting, realistic, semi autobiographical, serious, captivating ...
Plot: revolution, fight for freedom, national hero, war for independence, independence, father son relationship, moral dilemma, teenager, leaving home, inheritance, military, colonel ...
Time: 19th century, 1810s, 1880s
Place: andes mountains, argentina, spain, chile, south america
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De Gaulle (2006)
Genre: Biography, History
Country: France
Duration: 210 min.
TV show
Story: Le Grand Charles was a 2006 French TV-drama on the life of Charles de Gaulle from 1939 to 1959, written and directed by Bernard Stora. De Gaulle was played by Bernard Farcy, Winston Churchill by David Ryall, and Franklin D. Roosevelt by Robert ...
Style: thought provoking, captivating, tense
Plot: french politics, political leader, national hero, historical event, politician, politics, political conspiracy, political corruption, nazism, fighting the system, political unrest, fight for supremacy ...
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Battle for Sevastopol (2015)
Genre: Action, Biography, Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: Ukraine, Russia
Duration: 110 min.
Story: The breakout of the war shatters the world of a young student, Lyudmila Pavlichenko, forcing her to enlist in the army in 1941. The maiden turns out to be a natural-born sniper, her impressive skill and prowess make her stand out among men and women ...
Style: dramatic, realistic, rough, disturbing, serious ...
Plot: sniper, world war two, female soldier, female protagonist, nazi, wartime, war, wartime life, enemy, strong female lead, battlefield, great patriotic war ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century
Place: ussr, ukraine, usa, chicago illinois, russia
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The Red Baron (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Biography, Drama, Romance, War
Country: Germany, UK
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Richthofen goes off to war like thousands of other men. As fighter pilots, they become cult heroes for the soldiers on the battlefields. Marked by sportsmanlike conduct, technical exactitude and knightly propriety, they have their own code of ...
Style: emotional, serious, captivating, exciting, touching ...
Audience: date night
Plot: world war one, airplane, aviation, soldier, fighter pilot, war, rise to the top, fall in love, airplane shot down, pilot, unfulfillment, heroes ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century
Place: germany, europe, belgium, france, berlin germany
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The Right Stuff (1983)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 193 min.
Story: A chronicle of the original Mercury astronauts in the formation of America's space program: Alan Shepherd, the first American in space; Gus Grissom, the benighted astronaut for whom nothing works out as planned; John Glenn, the straight-arrow ...
Style: exciting, epic, factual, inspirational, sincere ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: cold war, astronaut, nasa, space, space travel, test pilot, u.s. air force, space exploration, politics, space program, aviation, military ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 50s, 60s, year 1959 ...
Place: washington d.c., florida, houston texas, ussr, usa ...
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The Cup (2011)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Sport
Country: Australia
Duration: 99 min.
Story: At the heart of this true story is Damien Oliver, a young jockey who loses his only brother in a tragic racing accident, hauntingly reflecting of the way their father died 27 years earlier. After suffering through a series of discouraging defeats, ...
Style: uplifting, serious, realistic, touching
Plot: horse, jockey, horse race, sport, athlete's life, rise to the top, rivalry, ambition, human spirit, death of father, lifestyle, athlete and trainer ...
Time: year 2002, 21st century
Place: australia, melbourne australia
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Janosik (1963)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Czechoslovakia
Duration: 163 min.
Story: This film is one of the most popular pictures of Slovak cinema and relates the story about the legendary folk hero and brigand Juro Jánošík [1688-1713] and the social situation in Slovakia of the late 17th and early 18th centuries. The first part ...
Plot: execution, bandit, national hero, legendary hero, mountain, death, heroes
Time: 18th century, 17th century, 16th century
Place: slovakia
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Christmas in Connecticut (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Elizabeth is the star of a successful cooking show and author of several cookbooks. But when her manager, Alexander sees forest ranger Jefferson, who lost his cabin in a fire, comment on TV about wishing he could get a home-cooked Christmas dinner, ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, feel good, neo screwball comedy
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: christmas, cooking, holiday, love, food, tv show, deception, park ranger, baby, tv star, cookbook, television producer ...
Time: 90s
Place: connecticut, colorado, usa, turkey, new york
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Evita (1996)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 135 min.
Story: The hit musical based on the life of Evita Duarte, a B-movie Argentinian actress who eventually became the wife of Argentinian president and dictator Juan Perón, and the most beloved and hated woman in Argentina.
Style: intense, lyrical, emotional, serious, sentimental ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: politics, dancing, rise to power, political unrest, music, redemption, ambition, female protagonist, hopes, rise to the top, love and romance, folk hero ...
Time: 1940s, 1930s, 50s, 20th century, year 1952 ...
Place: argentina, latin america, buenos aires argentina, italy, spain ...
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Curse of the Pink Panther (1983)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Mystery
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Inspector Clouseau disappears, and the Surete wants the world's second best detective to look for him. However, Clouseau's enemy, Dreyfus, rigs the Surete's computer to select, instead, the world's WORST detective, NYPD Sgt. ...
Style: not serious, realistic, parody, humorous, surprise ending ...
Audience: kids, teens
Plot: pink panther, law enforcement, mysticism, robbery, jewel thief, farce, missing person, assassination attempt, undercover, silly humor, working undercover, heist ...
Time: 80s, year 1983
Place: new york, usa, chicago illinois, france, paris france
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El Cid (1961)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: Italy, USA
Duration: 182 min.
Story: Epic film of the legendary Spanish hero, Rodrigo Diaz ("El Cid" to his followers), who, without compromising his strict sense of honour, still succeeds in taking the initiative and driving the Moors from Spain.
Style: epic, breathtaking, stylized, sexy, compassionate ...
Plot: medieval, knight, sword fight, spanish history, islam, battles, betrayal, war, siege, catholic, violence, warrior ...
Time: 11th century, middle ages
Place: spain, europe, africa
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Stars of Eger (1968)
Genre: Adventure, History, Romance, War
Country: Hungary, Bulgaria
Duration: 157 min.
Story: This romantic and grandiose historical film depicts the era of the constant incursions and heroic battles fought by the defenders of the castle of Eger, led by captain István Dobó, against the heavy odds of superior numbers through the lives and ...
Style: biblical, cult film
Plot: fortress, medieval, swordswoman, queen, ancient, swamp, defeat, knight, lady in waiting, fencing, siege, horse ...
Time: 16th century
Place: ottoman empire, italy, transylvania, istanbul turkey, hungary ...
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Crossbow (1987)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: France, UK, USA
Duration: 26 min.
TV show
Story: Crossbow is a 1987 action/adventure television series that aired on The Family Channel. The series was produced by Steven North and Richard Schlesinger for Robert Halmi Inc., in co-production with French television network FR3, and filmed entirely ...
Audience: kids
Plot: medieval, ancient, national hero, rebellion, villager, archer, castle, archery, father son relationship, nobleman, rebel, oppression ...
Time: middle ages, 14th century
Place: switzerland
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So the Legend Began (1976)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Family, War
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 65 min.
Story: Biopic of Yuri Gagarin, the first man who flew around the Earth, from his birth to his dream of flying since he saw combat airplanes over his small village, during the German occupation in WWII.
Plot: child in peril, cold war, cosmonaut, national hero, space race, childhood love, patriotism, hanging, courage, humiliation, airplane, snow ...
Place: ussr
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And Give My Love to the Swallows (1972)
Genre: Biography, Drama, War
Country: Czechoslovakia
Duration: 90 min.
Story: This film, chronicling the last days of Czech resistance fighter Maruska Kuderikova (played by Magda Vasaryova), is based on her diaries. Though she was tortured and eventually executed by the Nazis, her diaries indicate that she was optimistic for ...
Style: erotic
Plot: world war two, interrogation, czech history, women's prison, jail cell, female friendship, countryside, women in prison, strong female character, flashback, german occupation, toy soldier ...
Time: 1940s, year 1942
Place: czechoslovakia
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The Promised Land (1973)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Chile, Cuba
Duration: 80 min.
Story: During the socialist government of Marmaduke Grove in 1932, a group of villagers decide to take some land in the area of ​​Palmilla. Almost like a mythical journey, problems arise when seated and in a position to bring the socialist ideal in the ...
Style: allegory, epic
Plot: village life, national hero, history of chile, massacre, horse, rape, snow, politics, poverty, circus, anarchism, sword ...
Time: 1930s, year 1932
Place: andes mountains, chile
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Elly Beinhorn: Solo Flight (2014)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 105 min.
Story: The story of Elly Beinhorn, the first German aviator ever to fly around the world which made her a national hero in the 1930s.
Plot: airplane, aviation, heroine, female protagonist, national hero, around the world, flying, female nudity, german history, female pilot, cabin, breasts
Time: 1930s
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Kartini (2017)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Family, History
Country: Indonesia, Netherlands
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Kartini is an Indonesian drama biographical film of a national heroine, Kartini. Kartini was a prominent Indonesian national heroine from Java. She was also a pioneer in the area of education for girls and women's rights for Indonesians.
Style: emotional
Plot: colonialism, female protagonist, princess, class system, aristocracy, arranged marriage, love, city, father, mother, village, women ...
Time: 20th century
Place: indonesia
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General Nil (2009)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Poland
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Generał Nil is a Polish historical film, based on the life of general Emil August Fieldorf, pseudonym "Nil". The film was directed by Ryszard Bugajski and was released in 2009.
Style: exciting, captivating, serious, suspenseful
Plot: world war two, army general, court, imprisonment, moral dilemma, communism, secret service, assassination, arrest, prison, interrogation, death sentence ...
Time: 1940s, 50s
Place: poland, ussr, siberia
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Sunshine (1999)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: Germany, Austria, Canada, Hungary, France, UK, USA
Duration: 181 min.
Story: The film follows a Jewish family living in Hungary through three generations, rising from humble beginnings to positions of wealth and power in the crumbling Austro-Hungarian Empire. The patriarch becomes a prominent judge but is torn when his ...
Style: erotic, sexy, political, enigmatic, talky ...
Plot: holocaust, jewish, anti semitism, world war two, nazi, sex scene, society, political unrest, family life, siblings relations, politics, wartime ...
Time: 19th century, 1940s, 20th century, 90s, 50s ...
Place: hungary, eastern europe, israel, serbia, sarajevo ...
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Let Joy Reign Supreme (1975)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: France
Duration: 119 min.
Story: France, 1719. Louis 14th died four years ago, Philippe d'Orleans is the regent. He is a liberal and a libertine. His right-hand man, Dubois, an atheistic and cupid priest, as libertine as Philippe, tries to take advantage of a little rebellion ...
Style: serious, realistic, anthology, weird
Plot: royal family, libertine, female nudity, amputation, cannibal, scandal, priest, prisoner, deportation, time travel, french revolution, french royalty ...
Time: 18th century
Place: france, versailles, europe, africa, louisiana ...
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Danny Deckchair (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Based on a true story, the tale of a cement truck driver named Danny, whose long awaited vacation is cancelled thanks to his scheming girlfriend, Trudy. Danny escapes his grim life in suburban Australia and blasts into the skies in a chair tied with ...
Style: touching, feel good, humorous, sentimental, sweet ...
Audience: chick flick, date night
Plot: starting over, self discovery, love affair, balloon, social relations, small town life, love triangle, inventor, small town, prank, biker, love ...
Place: australia, texas, sydney australia, kansas
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Chariots of Fire (1981)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Sport
Country: UK
Duration: 125 min.
Story: The true story of British athletes preparing for and competing in the 1924 Summer Olympics.
Style: inspirational, christian film, thought provoking, sentimental, sexy ...
Audience: family outing, teens
Plot: christian, sport, prejudice, faith, religion, jewish, running, missionary, friendship, underdog, runner, catholic ...
Time: 1920s, 1930s, 1910s, 20th century, year 1978 ...
Place: scotland, england, canada, vatican, paris france ...
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