Air attack movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant air attack movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, exciting, serious, suspenseful, captivating and epic films and TV shows about / with air attack, war, military, world war two, danger, death, airplane, soldier, gun and explosion plots mostly in Drama, War and Action genres shot in USA, UK, France and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as air attack: Dunkirk (2017), Midway (2019), The Blue Max (1966), The Rebels of PT-218 (2021), A Touch of Green (2015), Flight World War II (2015), Iron Eagle II (1988), Tora! Tora! Tora! (1970), The Inglorious Bastards (1978), Fail-Safe (1964).

List of air attack movies

Dunkirk (2017)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, Thriller, War
Country: UK, Netherlands, France, USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: The story of the miraculous evacuation of Allied soldiers from Belgium, Britain, Canada and France, who were cut off and surrounded by the German army from the beaches and harbour of Dunkirk between May 26th and June 4th 1940 during World War II.
Style: epic, atmospheric, dramatic, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, adult
Plot: world war two, military, survival, war, soldier, evacuation, military officer, beach, wartime, air attack, rescue mission, army ...
Time: 1940s, year 1940, middle ages, 20th century
Place: france, england, english channel, dunkirk, los angeles ...
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Midway (2019)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Country: USA, Canada, China, Hong Kong
Duration: 138 min.
Story: The story of the soldiers and aviators who helped turn the tide of the Second World War during the iconic Battle of Midway in June 1942.
Style: exciting, bleak, scary, sad, motivational ...
Plot: world war two, sea battle, naval battle, aerial combat, aircraft carrier, warship, air battle, fighter plane, fighter pilot, navy, u.s. navy, war ...
Time: 1940s, year 1942, 1930s, year 1937, year 1941 ...
Place: pearl harbor, pacific ocean, tokyo, washington d.c., hawaii ...
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The Blue Max (1966)
Genre: Action, Drama, Romance, War
Country: UK
Duration: 156 min.
Story: A young pilot in the German air force of 1918, disliked as lower-class and unchivalrous, tries ambitiously to earn the medal offered for 20 kills.
Style: sexy, dramatic, epic, breathtaking, talky ...
Plot: world war one, fighter plane, fighter pilot, war, ambition, aviation, military, biplane, rivalry, soldier, german army, aerial combat ...
Time: 70s, 1930s, 1910s, year 1916
Place: berlin germany, germany, france, england
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Isoroku Yamamoto, the Commander-in-Chief of the Combined Fleet (2011)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: Japan
Duration: 140 min.
Story: Admiral Isoroku Yamamoto (1884-1943) was the Japanese Naval commander who was given the order to attack Pearl Harbour, an order he was duty bound to obey which went against his own personal beliefs. While this infamous attack is a low point in ...
Style: touching
Plot: world war two, fighter pilot, navy, japanese history, aviation, attack, air attack, newspaper reporter, war, aerial combats, tragic event, world war one ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 1930s
Place: pearl harbor, japan, pacific ocean
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The Rebels of PT-218 (2021)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: At the height of WWII, the Atlantic Ocean becomes a deadly battleground as an American torpedo boat fights against the constant bombardment of German forces.
Style: exciting, captivating, tense, disturbing
Plot: sea battle, submarine, naval battle, military life, air attack, disobeying orders, military, wartime, military base, military officer, combat, suspense ...
Time: year 1943
Place: sicily
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A Touch of Green (2015)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Taiwan
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Story: The drama tells the story of air force pilots and their families from 1945 to 1971. As the husbands embarked on patriotic missions to fight against the enemies, their families must content with horror of wars, mass emigration to distant land, and ...
Style: disturbing, captivating
Plot: pilot, air force, air battle, patriotism, fighter pilot, military, struggle for survival, soldier, test pilot, patriot, air attack, society ...
Place: taiwan
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Flight World War II (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller, War
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: International Flight 42 is on course, when all of a sudden a massive and weird storm crops up around the plane. This sends the plane back in time to the year 1940- smack dab in the middle of WWII! Now, the crew and passengers must not only find a ...
Style: captivating, exciting, tense
Plot: time travel, back in time, airplane, battles, air disaster, german, bomb, surrealism, suspense, wartime, struggle for survival, time loop ...
Time: year 1940, 1940s, 2010s
Place: berlin germany
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Iron Eagle II (1988)
Genre: Action, Drama, Romance, War
Country: Canada, Israel
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Chappy Sinclair is called to gather together a mixed Soviet/U.S. strike force that will perform a surgical strike on a massively defended nuclear missile site in the Middle East. Chappy finds that getting the Soviet and U.S. Pilots to cooperate is ...
Style: humorous, unusual plot structure, feel good, ridiculous, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, manly, boys' night
Plot: airplane, air force, aviation, cold war, fighter jet, military, nude, nuclear, childhood, air attack, disaster, superhero ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: israel, iraq, russia, middle east
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Tora! Tora! Tora! (1970)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 144 min.
Story: In the summer of 1941, the United States and Japan seem on the brink of war after constant embargos and failed diplomacy come to no end. "Tora! Tora! Tora!", named after the code words use by the lead Japanese pilot to indicate they had ...
Style: epic, factual, talky, intense, serious ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: world war two, war, u.s. navy, battles, fighter plane, aviation, military life, navy, military, air raid, airplane, state affairs ...
Time: 70s, 1940s, year 1941, 20th century
Place: hawaii, japan, pearl harbor, washington d.c., asia ...
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The Inglorious Bastards (1978)
Genre: Action, Adventure, War
Country: Italy
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Set in Europe during WWII, a group of American soldiers on their way to military prison are beset upon by a German artillery attack, escaping with Switzerland in their sights. Before making it any farther, they volunteer to steal a V2 warhead for ...
Style: realistic, talky, intense, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: world war two, nazi, military, gunfight, war, escape, battles, brutality, fascism, partners, survival, american ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 70s
Place: germany, france, europe
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Fail-Safe (1964)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Because of a technical defect an American bomber team mistakenly orders the destruction of Moscow. The President of the United States has but little time to prevent an atomic catastrophe from occurring. Director Sidney Lumet gives an atmospheric ...
Style: tense, intense, realistic, political, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cold war, politics, nuclear threat, nuclear war, nuclear holocaust, military, u.s. air force, atomic bomb, chaos, apocalypse, race against time, nuclear ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, year 1967
Place: russia, new york, pentagon, usa, ussr ...
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Thor: Love and Thunder (2022)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Thor goes on a journey unlike anything he’s ever faced — a quest for inner peace. But his retirement is interrupted by a galactic killer known as Gorr the God Butcher, who seeks the extinction of the gods. To combat the threat, Thor enlists the ...
Style: campy, entertaining, exciting, disturbing, captivating ...
Audience: kids
Plot: superhero, norse god, space travel, superheroine, warrior, heroine, alien, heroes, battles, mythology, comic hero, lgbtq ...
Time: 2020s
Place: ancient greece, norway
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True Lies (1994)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 141 min.
Story: Harry Tasker is a secret agent for the United States Government. For years, he has kept his job from his wife, but is forced to reveal his identity and try to stop nuclear terrorists when he and his wife are kidnapped by them.
Style: exciting, intense, humorous, semi serious, funny ...
Audience: kids, boys' night
Plot: spy, secret service, espionage, secret agents, marriage, undercover, surveillance, terrorist, love and romance, terrorism, terrorist plot, heroic mission ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, year 1994, 80s
Place: washington d.c., florida, maryland, california, usa
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The Book Thief (2013)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 131 min.
Story: While subjected to the horrors of WWII Germany, young Liesel finds solace by stealing books and sharing them with others. Under the stairs in her home, a Jewish refuge is being sheltered by her adoptive parents.
Style: touching, sentimental, emotional, serious, captivating ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, teens, family outing
Plot: world war two, holocaust, war, childhood, nazi, jewish, adoption, human spirit, nazi germany, life is a bitch, against humanity, youth ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, year 1941, year 1945, year 1938 ...
Place: germany, europe
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Darkest Hour (2017)
Genre: Biography, Drama, War
Country: UK, USA, China
Duration: 125 min.
Story: A thrilling and inspiring true story begins on the eve of World War II as, within days of becoming Prime Minister of Great Britain, Winston Churchill must face one of his most turbulent and defining trials: exploring a negotiated peace treaty with ...
Style: political, serious, realistic, inspirational, harsh ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: world war two, british history, prime minister, winston churchill, politics, leadership, choice, decision, british prime minister, british politics, leader, british empire ...
Time: year 1940, 1940s
Place: england, united kingdom, dunkirk, britain, london ...
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Welcome to Marwen (2018)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Japan, USA, China
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A man copes with life after an assault by constructing a miniature replica version of a World War II era town in his backyard. Adapted from the 2010 documentary "Marwencol."
Style: psychological, uplifting, funny, sad, sincere ...
Plot: court, photographer, marriage proposal, friendship, neighbor neighbor relationship, fear, loneliness, fall in love, psychological trauma, therapy, witch, rehabilitation ...
Time: 1940s, year 2000, 20th century, year 1954, 60s ...
Place: new york, belgium
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The King's Choice (2016)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: Norway, Sweden, Denmark, Ireland
Duration: 133 min.
Story: On 9 April 1940, German soldiers arrive in the city of Oslo. The King of Norway faces a choice that will change his country forever. The King's Choice is a story about the three most dramatic days in Norway's history, the royal ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, tense, melancholic, captivating
Plot: world war two, royal family, wehrmacht, evacuation, democracy, invasion, german occupation, king, hitler, crown prince, father son relationship, grandfather grandson relationship ...
Time: 1940s, year 1940
Place: germany, scandinavia, norway, eastern europe, oslo norway
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Guernica (2016)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: Spain, USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: The fates of Henry - an American correspondent - and Teresa, one of the Republic's censors during the Spanish Civil War.
Style: realistic, suspenseful, disturbing, serious
Plot: spanish civil war, journalist, world war two, civil war, saving a life, militia, nazism, hiding place, war violence, freedom, politics, military ...
Time: 1930s, year 1932, year 1999, year 1975, year 1939 ...
Place: spain, basque country, madrid
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Suite Française (2014)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller, War
Country: UK, France, Canada, Belgium, USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: France, 1940. In the first days of occupation, beautiful Lucile Angellier is trapped in a stifled existence with her controlling mother-in-law as they both await news of her husband: a prisoner of war. Parisian refugees start to pour into their ...
Style: emotional, realistic, romantic, captivating, serious ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: world war two, forbidden love, nazi occupation, german soldier, german officer, war, fall in love, wartime life, love and romance, nazi officer, adultery, nazi occupied france ...
Time: 1940s, year 1940, 20th century, 18th century
Place: france, europe, paris france, england, germany ...
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Torpedo Bombers (1983)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 96 min.
Story: In 1944 a Soviet marine air force unit stationed near Murmansk is fighting off the German bombers attacking the British navy convoys supplying the Soviet Union with war materials under the lend-lease agreement.
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough, contemplative
Plot: world war two, soviet army, aviation, ocean, luftwaffe, allies, battles, war, military, heroes, aerial combats, military life ...
Time: 1940s, year 1944
Place: russia, ussr
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War Live (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, War
Country: Federal Republic of Yugoslavia
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Belgrade, 1999. Producer Sergei and his film crew are in a disastrous situation - the film they're making is under threat - there's no money, the crew are dissatisfied - and NATO bombing is just around the corner. Then a member of the ...
Style: captivating
Plot: filmmaking, politics, aerial bombardment, money, political intrigue, political unrest, white lie, filmmaker, deception, financial problem, conflict, money problems ...
Time: year 1999
Place: athens greece
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Killing Mad Dogs (2001)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Iran, France
Duration: 135 min.
Story: Golrokh, an Iranian author, struggles to settle her husband's debts caused by a business partner who left him to bear the consequences.
Plot: debt, women, money, husband wife relationship, dog, air attack, jail, poverty, female protagonist, aerial combat, mistress, hijab ...
Place: iran, tehran iran
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Olympus Has Fallen (2013)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: When the White House (Secret Service Code: "Olympus") is captured by a terrorist mastermind and the President is kidnapped, disgraced former Presidential guard Mike Banning finds himself trapped within the building. As the national ...
Style: exciting, rough, serious, intense, realistic ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick, manly, boys' night
Plot: terrorism, secret service, white house, president, hostage, terrorist attack, one man army, daring rescue, politics, betrayal, bodyguard, u.s. president ...
Time: 2010s, 21st century
Place: washington d.c., usa, north korea, pentagon, north america
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Qayamat: City Under Threat (2003)
Genre: Action, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 180 min.
Story: CBI Officer Akram Sheikh (Sunil Shetty) is on the verge of nabbing three dreaded Pakistan-backed arms dealers , the brothers Ali (Arbaaz Khan) and Abbas (Sanjay Kapoor) and their common moll Laila (Isha Koppikar) . When Sheikh busts an important ...
Style: serious, realistic, exciting, suspenseful, rough ...
Plot: terrorism, prison, terrorist attack, dishonesty, daring rescue, criminal's revenge, law enforcement, tough law enforcer, undercover, betrayal, criminal heroes, one man army ...
Time: 21st century
Place: india, russia, pakistan, mumbai india
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Lethal Weapon 2 (1989)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: In the opening chase, Martin Riggs and Roger Murtaugh stumble across a trunk full of Krugerrands. They follow the trail to a South African diplomat who's using his immunity to conceal a smuggling operation. When he plants a bomb under ...
Style: buddy movie, entertaining, exciting, suspenseful, humorous ...
Audience: manly, teens, boys' night
Plot: buddy cop, police, buddies, gunfight, revenge, chase, car chase, buddy, suspense, home invasion, police officer, law enforcement ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, south africa, africa, california, usa
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John Rabe (2009)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: France, China, Germany, Austria, Italy, Spain
Duration: 134 min.
Story: A true-story account of a German businessman who saved more than 200,000 Chinese during the Nanjing massacre in 1937-38.
Style: tense, disturbing, realistic, bleak, serious ...
Plot: war, world war two, rescue, heroes, atrocity, confined, wartime life, lifesaver, against humanity, life is a bitch, fighting the system, righting the wronged ...
Time: 20th century, 1930s, post world war two, year 1937, year 1938
Place: china, japan, asia
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El Alamein - The Line of Fire (2002)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Italy
Duration: 117 min.
Story: War seen through the eyes of Serra, a university student from Palermo who volunteers in 1942 to fight in Africa. He is assigned to the Pavia Division on the southern line in Egypt. Rommel and the Axis forces are bogged down; it's October, the ...
Style: bleak, serious, sincere, realistic, captivating
Plot: war, world war two, military, battles, soldier, friendship, military life, wartime life, british army, behind enemy lines, introspection, survival ...
Time: 1940s, post world war two, year 1942, 20th century
Place: middle east, africa, egypt, palermo italy, libya ...
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Battle of Britain (1969)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Country: UK
Duration: 132 min.
Story: In 1940, the Royal Air Force fights a desperate battle against the might of the Luftwaffe for control of the skies over Britain, thus preventing the Nazi invasion of Britain.
Style: epic, realistic, exciting, light, factual ...
Plot: world war two, aviation, luftwaffe, aerial combat, war, fighter pilot, air battle, raf, british history, battles, fighter plane, airplane ...
Time: 1940s, 1930s, 20th century, year 1940
Place: poland, england, berlin germany, london, russia ...
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Australia (2008)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Romance, War, Western
Country: UK, Australia, USA
Duration: 165 min.
Story: Set in northern Australia before World War II, an English aristocrat who inherits a sprawling ranch reluctantly pacts with a stock-man in order to protect her new property from a takeover plot. As the pair drive 2,000 head of cattle over unforgiving ...
Style: epic, scenic, emotional, romantic, stylized ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick, teens
Plot: unlikely couple, social differences, opposites attract, journey, fall in love, desert, culture clash, wilderness, prejudice, couples, world war two, horse ...
Time: 1940s, 1930s, post world war two, 50s, 19th century ...
Place: australia, japan, england, asia, hawaii ...
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Pearl Harbor (2001)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: USA
Duration: 183 min.
Story: The lifelong friendship between Rafe McCawley and Danny Walker is put to the ultimate test when the two ace fighter pilots become entangled in a love triangle with beautiful Naval nurse Evelyn Johnson. But the rivalry between the friends-turned-foes ...
Style: romantic, sentimental, emotional, epic, factual ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, teens, date night
Plot: world war two, war, love, love triangle, military, airplane, love and romance, fighter pilot, aviation, navy, aerial combats, warship ...
Time: 1940s, 50s, post world war two, 20th century, year 1942 ...
Place: hawaii, pearl harbor, japan, asia, tokyo ...
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