Militant movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant militant movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, serious, captivating, tense, suspenseful and suspense films and TV shows about / with militant, society, rebellion, violence, life is a bitch, state affairs, murder, death, politics and crimes plots mostly in Drama, Thriller and Action genres shot in USA, UK, France and other countries.
militant movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as militant: Fight Club (1999), Dead Presidents (1995), The Hidden Half (2001), Omar (2013), Mission Kashmir (2000), The Lady (2011), War for the Planet of the Apes (2017), Battlefield Heroes (2011), Sounds of Sand (2006), Black August (2007).

List of militant movies

Fight Club (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 139 min.
Story: A ticking-time-bomb insomniac and a slippery soap salesman channel primal male aggression into a shocking new form of therapy. Their concept catches on, with underground "fight clubs" forming in every town, until an eccentric gets in the ...
Style: twists and turns, surprise ending, twist ending, mind bending, thought provoking ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: nihilism, split personality, self destructing, fighting the system, insomnia, social decay, life philosophy, dark humor, losing-it hero, paranoia, against the rules, insanity ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: delaware, usa
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Dead Presidents (1995)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller, War
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Depicts a heist of old bills, retired from circulation and destined by the government to be "money to burn". However, more broadly, it addresses the issues of Black Americans' involvement in the Vietnam War and their subsequent ...
Style: tense, serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: heist, vietnam war, militant, urban ghetto life, redemption, soldier, friendship, mercy killing, crimes, post traumatic stress disorder, civil rights, society ...
Time: 60s, 70s, 20th century
Place: vietnam, new york, bronx new york city, usa, asia ...
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The Hidden Half (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: Iran
Duration: 103 min.
Story: An official is sent from his home in Tehran to hear the final appeal of a woman sentenced to death, a political prisoner. The official's wife of nearly 20 years, Fereshteh Samimi, writes him a letter to read when he reaches the hotel - the ...
Style: serious, captivating, thought provoking, sincere, realistic ...
Plot: militant, rebellion, fighting the system, woman in danger, injustice, society, life is a bitch, legal action, legal, state affairs, feminism, political unrest ...
Time: 70s
Place: iran, middle east
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Omar (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller, War
Country: Palestine
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The drama, the story of three childhood friends and a young woman who are torn apart in their fight for freedom, is billed as the first fully-financed film to come out of the Palestinian cinema industry.
Style: disturbing, thought provoking, suspenseful, bleak, serious ...
Plot: militant, friendship, moral dilemma, confession, resistance, power of love, terrorism, social problems, love and romance, love affair, muslim, gain trust ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: palestinian authority, israel, middle east, palestine
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The Rising: Ballad of Mangal Pandey (2005)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: India, UK, USA
Duration: 150 min.
Story: The film begins in 1857, when India was ruled by the British East India Company. Mangal Pandey is a sepoy, a soldier of Indian origin, in the army of the East India Company. Pandey is fighting in the Anglo-Afghan Wars and saves the life of his ...
Style: epic, serious, captivating, emotional, realistic
Plot: rebellion, betrayal, militant, fighting the system, leadership, rebelliousness, military life, battles, revolution, society, intrigue, military ...
Time: 19th century, 1850s
Place: india, asia, afghanistan
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Mission Kashmir (2000)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 154 min.
Story: A police officer adopts the son and sole survivor of a family he has massacred while pursuing a terrorist. After some time the foster son finds out what the stepfather did.
Style: serious, captivating, suspenseful, rough, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crimes, militant, vengeance, orphan, haunted by the past, family problems, death in the family, parents and children, criminal's revenge, family relations, violence, adoption ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: india, asia, kashmir
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The Lady (2011)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: France, UK, Thailand
Duration: 132 min.
Story: The film is about the life of Aung San Suu Kyi (Yeoh) who spent more than a decade under house arrest. David Thewlis portrays Suu Kyi's husband, Dr. Michael Aris. Rebecca Frayn began working on the project after she and her husband, producer ...
Style: touching, realistic, sentimental, sincere, stylized ...
Plot: election, military dictatorship, militant, resistance, human spirit, leadership, selflessness, social activist, tragic love, idealism, politics, social problems ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 1940s, year 1998, 90s ...
Place: burma, asia, oxford university
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War for the Planet of the Apes (2017)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
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: psychotronic, suspense, intense, compassionate, futuristic ...
Plot: gorilla, post apocalypse, virus, future war, monkey, militant, animal attack, slavery, survival, vengeance, tragedy, anthropomorphism ...
Time: contemporary, near future
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Battlefield Heroes (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 118 min.
Story: This story unfolds 8 years after 'Battle of Hwangsanbeol', which destroyed Baekjae, when Silla-Tang Dynasty union attacks Goguryeo.
Style: humorous, captivating, light, tense, stylized ...
Plot: rivalry, political intrigue, militant, military, battles, battle zone, state affairs, conquering, soldier, war, heroes, weapon system ...
Time: 7th century
Place: asia, korea
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Mythical Detective Loki Ragnarok (2003)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: Japan
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Story: Loki, the Norse god of mischief, has been exiled to the human world for what was apparently was a bad joke. Along with being exiled, he’s forced to take the form of a child. He’s told the only way he can get back to the world of the gods is if ...
Style: stylized, exciting, serious, suspenseful
Plot: good versus evil, private detective, mystery, supernatural, superhero, investigation, crimes, obsession, amateur detective, escapades, rivalry, obsessive quest ...
Place: japan
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Sounds of Sand (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: Belgium, France
Duration: 96 min.
Story: On the one hand, there's the desert eating away at the land. The endless dry season, the lack of water. On the other there's the threat of war. The village well has run dry. The livestock is dying. Trusting their instinct, most of the ...
Style: serious, sincere, atmospheric, captivating, bleak ...
Plot: family in danger, life is a bitch, on the road, survival, militant, starvation, parents and children, village, escapades, desert, social relations, survivor ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: africa
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Black August (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: The last 14 months of George Jackson's life was an existence under subjective and objective conditions in California's industrial prison complex. George Jackson would spend 11 years in jail (7 of which were in solitary confinement) for a ...
Style: rough, serious, realistic, thought provoking
Plot: prison, racism, solitary, prison life, confined, rebellion, fighting the system, against the rules, injustice, militant, rebelliousness, price of justice ...
Place: california, usa
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Tar Angel (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Newly-arrived Ahmed tries to integrate his family to the canadian society, while attempting to control his son's life orientation.
Style: captivating, tense, suspenseful, disturbing, thought provoking ...
Plot: computer virus, immigrants, muslim, rebellion, rebelliousness, uncover truth, society, youth, life is a bitch, on the run, militant, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: algeria, canada, quebec
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Jackboots on Whitehall (2010)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Sci-Fi, War
Country: UK, Spain, Belgium
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A satirical alternative history of World War II where the Nazis seize London and England must band together to prevent a full on invasion.
Style: humorous, surreal, exciting, not serious, parody ...
Plot: world war two, satire, militant, save the day, military, heroic mission, farm, heroes, state affairs, german, puppetry, battles ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s
Place: england, germany, europe
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Varg Veum - At Night All Wolves Are Grey (2011)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Norway
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Varg Veum investigates a case where his good friend Even, a highly decorated ex-army officer, is falsely accused of bombing Armakon, a weapons storage facility.
Style: serious, exciting, realistic, suspenseful, suspense ...
Plot: private detective, investigation, crimes, intrigue, dishonesty, mystery, vengeance, rivalry, militant, arms dealing, graphic violence, deadly
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, hungary, norway
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Heart of Fire (2008)
Genre: Biography, Drama, War
Country: Germany, Austria, France
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Eritrea during the independence war against Ethiopia. Awet's mother left her when she was only a little girl and now she is growing up - in the midst of the upheaval - in an orphanage in Asmara. Her sense of justice is in evidence at an early ...
Style: serious, realistic, exciting, captivating, tense
Plot: soldier, war, injustice, family relations, siblings relations, heroes, orphan, hopes, militant, parents and children, friendship, homecoming ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: ethiopia, africa
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Itty Bitty Titty Committee (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Anna is coming out. But not as gay as a revolutionary. Itty Bitty Titty Committee is a rockin love song to the heady rush of sex, freedom and rebellion that happens when an everyday girl discovers her own strength and the righteous indignation ...
Style: humorous, witty, semi serious, suspense, realistic
Audience: girls' night
Plot: lesbian, cheerleader, breakup, coming out, fall in love, feminism, gays and lesbians, gender, couples, strong female presence, love and romance, society ...
Time: contemporary, year 1984, year 1948
Place: mississippi, virginia, bahamas, california, los angeles ...
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Cyber Wars (2004)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Singapore
Duration: 103 min.
Story: In the near future in the Asian city-state Sintawan, everyone's identity is recorded in the vast CyberLink. The only way around this is using illegal simulated identity implants (sims). A young bounty hunter who makes her living tracking sims, ...
Style: futuristic, serious, suspenseful, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: fighting the system, adventure, heroes, future dystopia, technology gone awry, society, life is a bitch, rebellion, race against time, cyberpunk, police chase, bounty hunter ...
Time: future, 2000s, near future
Place: asia, singapore
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Born in Flames (1983)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: In a future where a socialist government gains power, a group of women decides to organize and rebel.
Style: biting, thought provoking, realistic, semi serious, suspense ...
Plot: feminism, revolution, militant, working class, nudity (full frontal - brief), injustice, dark humor, chaos, fighting the system, gender, state affairs, gays and lesbians ...
Time: future
Place: usa, new york, manhattan new york city
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The Tenants (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The story of a Jewish novelist, Harry Lesser, struggling to complete his latest work, and his antagonistic relationship with a black writer who moves in down the hall.
Style: suspenseful, rough, thought provoking, serious, tense ...
Plot: friendship, interracial relations, couple relations, writer's life, couples, losing-it hero, militant, interracial couple, manuscript, father son relationship, friend, writers ...
Time: 70s, year 1972
Place: usa, new york, harlem, detroit, coney island brooklyn new york city ...
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The Deputy and the Congressman (1978)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Madrid, Roberto Orbea is a member of the Spanish communist party. He is married to Carmen, and he has been elected as Deputy in the first democratic elections in Spain. But his enemies, the fascist, know his double life. Roberto likes boys, and they ...
Style: captivating, thought provoking, serious, realistic, sincere
Plot: politics, male prostitute, vandalism, militant, murder, love triangle, one night stand, hustler, politician, infidelity, blackmail, hospital ...
Time: 70s
Place: madrid, spain, europe, venice
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Panther (1995)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Panther is a semi-historic film about the origins of The Black Panther Party for Self-Defense. The movie spans about 3 years (1966-68) of the Black Panther's history in Oakland. Panther also uses historical footage (B/W) to emphasize some ...
Style: disturbing, tense, serious, realistic, bleak ...
Plot: militant, racism, interracial relations, black panthers, revolution, politics, self defense, injustice, state affairs, crimes, rebellion, fighting the system ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: vietnam, california, ireland
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The French Revolution (1989)
Genre: Drama, History, Thriller, War
Country: France, Italy, West Germany, Canada, UK
Duration: 335 min.
Story: A history of the French Revolution from the decision of the king to convene the Etats-Generaux in 1789 in order to deal with France's debt problem. The first part of the movie tells the story from 1789 until August 10, 1792 (when the King Louis ...
Style: exciting, uplifting, captivating, serious, realistic ...
Plot: french revolution, revolution, militant, rebellion, french history, fight for supremacy, injustice, life is a bitch, politics, war, downfall, state affairs ...
Time: 18th century, 1790s, 1780s
Place: france, europe, versailles, paris france
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April Captains (2000)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Portugal, Spain, Italy, France
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Story of the 1974 coup that overthrew the right-wing Portuguese dictatorship--which continued the fascist policies of long-time dictator Antonio Salazar--and of two young army captains who were involved in it.
Style: tense, serious, rough, thought provoking, realistic
Plot: dictatorship, revolution, rebellion, family relations, state affairs, politics, military coup, siblings relations, political unrest, rebelliousness, society, militant ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1974
Place: portugal, africa, angola
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I'm Gonna Git You Sucka (1988)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Jack Spade returns from the army in his old ghetto neighbourhood when his brother, June Bug, dies. Jack declares war on Mr. Big, powerful local crimelord. His army is led by John Slade, his childhood idol who used to fight bad guys in the 70s.
Style: parody, humorous, witty, exciting, not serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: pimp, ghetto, heroes, satire, hip hop, militant, rally, crimes, silly humor, disorder, overdose, hip hop culture ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 70s
Place: usa
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Punishment Park (1971)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: In this fictional documentary, U.S. prisons are at capacity, and President Nixon declares a state of emergency. All new prisoners, most of whom are connected to the antiwar movement, are now given the choice of jail time or spending three days in ...
Style: serious, realistic, bleak, clever, gloomy ...
Plot: desert, soldier, militant, police brutality, siege, punishment, anti war, murder, politics, distopia, military, radical ...
Time: 70s, 60s, 20th century
Place: indochina, california, washington d.c.
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The Enforcer (1976)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Dirty Harry Callahan returns again, this time saddled with a rookie female partner. Together, they must stop a terrorist group consisting of angry Vietnam veterans.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, disturbing, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, militant, ransom, inspector, crimes, police investigation, law enforcer killer, sexism, loss of partner, rookie, police detective, demotion ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: san francisco, usa, california, los angeles
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Hotel Mumbai (2018)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, Thriller
Country: Australia, USA, UK, Singapore
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Based on the 2009 documentary Surviving Mumbai about the Mumbai attacks in 2008 at the Taj Mahal Palace Hotel in India.
Style: suspense, suspenseful, disturbing, factual, tense
Plot: terrorist attack, terrorist, terrorism, hostage, jihad, courage, hotel, survival, religious fanatic, counter terrorism, islam, swat team ...
Time: 2000s, year 2008
Place: india, mumbai india, pakistan, australia, adelaide south australia ...
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Burn! (1969)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 112 min.
Story: The professional mercenary Sir William Walker instigates a slave revolt on the Caribbean island of Queimada in order to help improve the British sugar trade. Years later he is sent again to deal with the same rebels that he built up because they ...
Style: disturbing, tense, serious, suspenseful, captivating ...
Plot: island, rebellion, revolution, bank, politics, racism, betrayal, assassination, colonialism, slavery, adventure, political unrest ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1840s
Place: england, caribbean, europe, portugal
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Bandit Queen (1994)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Born a lower-caste girl in rural India's patriarchal society, "married" at 11, repeatedly raped and brutalized, Phooland Devi finds freedom only as an avenging warrior, the eponymous Bandit Queen. Devi becomes a kind a bloody Robin ...
Style: disturbing, rough, bleak, sincere, realistic ...
Plot: gang, poverty, kidnapping, vengeance, sexism, militant, bandit, crimes, village life, rape, assassination, sexual abuse ...
Time: 80s, 70s, 60s, year 1981, year 1968 ...
Place: india, asia
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