Battlefield movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant battlefield movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out serious, realistic, exciting, captivating, rough and suspense films and TV shows about / with battlefield, battle, soldier, war, death, military, betrayal, violence, brutality and army plots mostly in Drama, War and Action genres shot in USA, UK, Germany and other countries.
battlefield movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as battlefield: Avengers: Infinity War (2018), One Man's Hero (1999), Troy (2004), Lincoln (2012), To Kill a King (2003), Gladiator (2000), Battle for Sevastopol (2015), Ironclad (2011), The Pacific (2010), Outlaw King (2018).

List of battlefield movies

Avengers: Infinity War (2018)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 149 min.
Story: As the Avengers and their allies have continued to protect the world from threats too large for any one hero to handle, a new danger has emerged from the cosmic shadows: Thanos. A despot of intergalactic infamy, his goal is to collect all six ...
Style: surprise ending, exciting, semi serious, entertaining, cliffhanger ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: magic, superhero, genocide, battlefield, sacrifice, save the world, teenage superhero, magical object, throne, supervillain, super villain, superhero team ...
Time: 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, manhattan new york city, africa, scotland
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One Man's Hero (1999)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, Romance, War, Western
Country: Spain, Mexico, USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: One Man's Hero tells the little-known story of the "St. Patrick's Battalion" or "San Patricios," a group of mostly Irish and other immigrants of the Catholic faith who deserted to Mexico after encountering religious and ...
Style: epic, tense, exciting, captivating, suspenseful ...
Plot: military, soldier, battles, battlefield, war, army, heroes, society, foe turned friend, immigrants, tragic hero, culture clash ...
Time: 19th century, 1840s
Place: mexico, latin america
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Troy (2004)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: USA, Malta, UK
Duration: 163 min.
Story: In year 1250 B.C. during the late Bronze age, two emerging nations begin to clash. Paris, the Trojan prince, convinces Helen, Queen of Sparta, to leave her husband Menelaus, and sail with him back to Troy. After Menelaus finds out that his wife was ...
Style: epic, exciting, rough, serious, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night, date night, teens
Plot: warrior, betrayal, tragic hero, courage, army, mythology, forbidden love, ancient, heroes, sword fight, heroic, war ...
Time: ancient history, ancient world
Place: greece, ancient greece, europe
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Lincoln (2012)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: USA, India
Duration: 150 min.
Story: A revealing drama that focuses on the 16th President's tumultuous final months in office. In a nation divided by war and the strong winds of change, Lincoln pursues a course of action designed to end the war, unite the country and abolish ...
Style: epic, captivating, factual, suspense, tense ...
Plot: american civil war, racism, president, politics, head of state, idealism, speech, cultural conflict, white house, battlefield, human spirit, historical character ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s
Place: usa, washington d.c., california
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To Kill a King (2003)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: UK, Germany
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A recounting of the relationship between General Fairfax and Oliver Cromwell, as they try to cope with the consequences of deposing King Charles I.
Style: clever, captivating, talky, serious, realistic ...
Plot: rebelliousness, betrayal, rivalry, intrigue, state affairs, revolution, dishonesty, political unrest, society, torture, civil war, battlefield ...
Time: 17th century
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Gladiator (2000)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 155 min.
Story: In the year 180, the death of emperor Marcus Aurelius throws the Roman Empire into chaos. Maximus is one of the Roman army's most capable and trusted generals and a key advisor to the emperor. As Marcus' devious son Commodus ascends to ...
Style: epic, captivating, exciting, rough, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, date night
Plot: warrior, vengeance, roman empire, courage, master warrior, pride and honor, emperor, tragic hero, heroes, freedom, slavery, revenge ...
Time: ancient history, ancient world
Place: spain, north africa, dungeon, rome italy, germany ...
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Battle for Sevastopol (2015)
Genre: Biography, Drama, 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: realistic, dramatic, rough, based on true events, tense ...
Plot: female protagonist, sniper, world war two, great patriotic war, female soldier, battlefield, fascist, wartime, strong female lead, heroism, courage, wartime life ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century
Place: soviet union, ukraine, united states, russia, chicago illinois
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Ironclad (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: UK, Switzerland, USA, Germany
Duration: 121 min.
Story: In the year 1215, the rebel barons of England have forced their despised King John to put his royal seal on the Magna Carta, a seminal document that upheld the rights of free men. Yet within months of pledging himself to the great charter, the King ...
Style: rough, exciting, captivating, serious, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: knight, mercenary, king, castle, danger, adventure, rivalry, battlefield, battles, warrior, brutality, siege ...
Time: middle ages
Place: england, europe
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The Pacific (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History, War
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 530 min.
Story: A 10-part mini-series from the creators of "Band of Brothers" telling the intertwined stories of three Marines during America's battle with the Japanese in the Pacific during World War II.
Style: serious, emotional, suspenseful, disturbing, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: battles, military, soldier, navy, marines, war, battle zone, behind enemy lines, friends, peril, gory, selflessness ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s, year 1945
Place: japan, asia, pacific ocean, korea
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Outlaw King (2018)
Genre: Action, Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Forced into exile by the English after being crowned King of Scotland, legendary warrior Robert the Bruce fights to reclaim the throne.
Style: atmospheric, suspense, exciting, factual, breathtaking
Plot: medieval, exile, battle, kingdom, knight, battlefield, king, historical character, castle, male protagonist, imprisonment, taking off clothes ...
Time: 14th century
Place: scotland, england
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We Were Soldiers (2002)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 138 min.
Story: The story of the first major battle of the American phase of the Vietnam War and the soldiers on both sides that fought it.
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, factual, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: soldier, military, military life, vietnam war, heroes, wartime life, death, battle, explosion, war, battle zone, behind enemy lines ...
Time: 1960s, 20th century, 2000s
Place: vietnam, asia, usa, iraq
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Platoon (1986)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: As a young and naive recruit in Vietnam, Chris Taylor faces a moral crisis when confronted with the horrors of war and the duality of man.
Style: realistic, disturbing, bleak, thought provoking, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: soldier, battles, vietnam war, military, military life, jungle, warrior, war crime, rage, elimination, squad, conflict ...
Time: 20th century, 1960s
Place: vietnam, mine, asia
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Maleficent (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: The untold story of Disney's most iconic villain from the 1959 classic 'Sleeping Beauty'. A beautiful, pure-hearted young woman, Maleficent has an idyllic life growing up in a peaceable forest kingdom, until one day when an invading ...
Style: stylized, captivating, exciting, serious, fairy tale ...
Plot: fairy, witch, good versus evil, magical, betrayal, princess, in the woods, curses spells and rituals, fantasy world, king, imaginary kingdom, villain ...
Time: middle ages, 14th century
Place: france
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Sniper: Ghost Shooter (2016)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller, War
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Elite snipers Brandon Beckett and Richard Miller are tasked with protecting a gas pipeline from terrorists looking to make a statement. When battles with the enemy lead to snipers being killed by a ghost shooter who knows their exact location, ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, captivating, exciting, disturbing ...
Plot: sniper, mission, battle, security, enemy, terrorism, terrorist, moral dilemma, terrorist group, military, battlefield, mercenary ...
Place: istanbul turkey
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The Magnificent Seven (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 132 min.
Story: Seven gun men in the old west gradually come together to help a poor village against savage thieves.
Style: harsh, suspense, intense, exciting, tense ...
Plot: revenge, dark hero, corruption, small town, violence, good versus evil, brutality, murder, bounty hunter, criminal, deception, duel ...
Time: 19th century, 1960s
Place: california, mine
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Seal Team Eight: Behind Enemy Lines (2014)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Seal Team Eight must fight their way deep into Africa's Congo, decommission a secret uranium mine, and stop our most dangerous enemy from smuggling weapon's grade yellow-cake out of the country.
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: race against time, tough heroes, soldier, danger, heroes, battle, rescue mission, battlefield, betrayal, renegades, chases and races, military ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: congo, africa, mine
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King David (1985)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama, War
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: This is a movie about the life of Israel's king David.
Style: epic, realistic, sentimental, serious, sincere ...
Plot: rivalry, war, religions or cults, adventure, state affairs, dishonesty, royal family, heroes, tragic hero, bible, historical event, battlefield ...
Time: ancient history
Place: israel, middle east
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Harrison's Flowers (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: France
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Harrison Lloyd is a Pulitzer-winning photojournalist. His wife and family are making it hard for him to keep his mind on his work when he's in a war zone, and he wants to change jobs to something less stressful. But he's got one last ...
Style: disturbing, bleak, rough, brutal, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: genocide, war, missing person, murder, photojournalist, battles, obsessive quest, love affair, crimes, journalism, civil war, violence ...
Time: 90s, year 1991, 1990s
Place: croatia, europe, former yugoslavia, new jersey, serbia ...
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And Starring Pancho Villa as Himself (2003)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: In 1914, the Mexican revolutionary Pancho Villa (Antonio Banderas) invites studios to shoot his actual battles against PorfĂ­rio Diaz army to raise funds for financing guns and ammunition. The Mutual Film Corporation, through producer D.W. Griffith ...
Style: serious, captivating, realistic, factual, surreal
Plot: filmmaking, mexican revolution, film within a film, obsessive quest, state affairs, battle zone, rebelliousness, campaign, battle, violence, revolution, murder ...
Place: mexico
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Faintheart (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A romantic comedy set in the world of battle re-enactments, about an irresponsible guy who has to shape up in order to win back his wife.
Style: semi serious, clever, humorous, realistic, touching
Audience: date night
Plot: battle, battlefield, hardware store, win over, misfit, family in crisis, unfulfillment, crumbling marriage, life is a bitch, down on your luck, social misfits, couple relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe
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5 Days of War (2011)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: Georgia, USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: An American journalist and his cameraman are caught in the combat zone during the first Russian airstrikes against Georgia. Rescuing Tatia, a young Georgian schoolteacher separated from her family during the attack, the two reporters agree to help ...
Style: tense, realistic, serious, rough, sentimental ...
Plot: military, death, soldier, news report, bombing, journalist, media, political unrest, state affairs, politics, culture clash, life is a bitch ...
Time: 21st century, 2000s, year 2007
Place: tbilisi
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The Trench (1999)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: France, UK
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The Trench tells the story of a group of young British soldiers on the eve of the Battle of the Somme in the summer of 1916, the worst defeat in British military history. Against this ill-fated backdrop, the movie depicts the soldiers' ...
Style: captivating, bleak, serious, gloomy, realistic
Plot: military, soldier, battlefield, trench warfare, battles, gory, military life, heroes, destiny, isolation, danger, anti war ...
Time: 1910s, year 1916
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Macbeth (1971)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 140 min.
Story: A ruthlessly ambitious Scottish lord siezes the throne with the help of his scheming wife and a trio of witches.
Style: atmospheric, disturbing, bleak, rough, captivating ...
Plot: murder, betrayal, tragedy, violence, guilt, ghost, prophecy, ambition, rise and fall, throne, sword duel, kingdom ...
Time: middle ages
Place: scotland, england, europe
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The Dogs of War (1980)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Mercenary James Shannon, on a reconnaissance job to the African nation of Zangaro, is tortured and deported. He returns to lead a coup.
Style: realistic, exciting, rough, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mercenary, military, revolution, undercover, soldier, torture, battlefield, covert operation, war, adventure, politics, mind game ...
Time: 80s, year 1980
Place: africa, central america, paris france
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Bang Rajan (2000)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Country: Thailand
Duration: 71 min.
Story: Set right before the fall of Thailand's old capital, Ayuttaya, Bang Rajan draws on the legend of a village of fighters who bravely fended off the Burmese armies. With no support from the Royal army, the villagers drives the invading Burmese ...
Style: serious, realistic, rough, captivating, exciting
Plot: village, pregnancy, axe, monk, severed head, battlefield, dismemberment, wound, river, blood, rice, gun ...
Time: 18th century, 1700s
Place: thailand, burma, asia, massachusetts
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Attila (2001)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Biography, Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: USA, Lithuania
Duration: 177 min.
Story: A romanced story of Attila the Hun, since his childhood, when he lost his parents until his death. Attila is disclosed as a great leader, strategist and lover and the movie shows his respect to the great Roman strategist Flavius Aetius, his loves ...
Style: epic, realistic, touching, captivating, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: roman empire, empress, emperor, village, battlefield, battle, death, violence, barbarian, sword and sandal, king, blood ...
Time: ancient history, middle ages
Place: europe
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T-34 (2018)
Genre: Action, War
Country: Russia
Duration: 139 min.
Story: In 1944, a courageous group of Russian soldiers managed to escape from German captivity in a half-destroyed legendary T-34 tank. Those were the times of unforgettable bravery, fierce fighting, unbreakable love, and legendary miracles.
Style: based on true events, suspense, disturbing, exciting, uplifting ...
Plot: tank, wartime, homecoming, danger, captivity, fascist, heroes, friendship, battlefield, sex scene, concentration camp, ss officer ...
Time: year 1944, 1940s, year 1941
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White Tiger (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, War
Country: Russia
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Great Patriotic War, early 1940s. After barely surviving a battle with a mysterious, ghostly-white Tiger tank, Red Army Sergeant Ivan Naydenov becomes obsessed with its destruction.
Style: tense, exciting, serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: eastern front, obsession, heroic mission, military life, adventure, supernatural, war, danger, battles, escapades, battle zone, soldier ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s
Place: 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: rough, realistic, serious
Plot: friendship, soldier, murder, insubordination, french army, eastern front, heist, war, infantrymen, crimes, military, heroes ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, post world war one, year 1919, year 1918
Place: macedonia, romania, former yugoslavia, europe, bulgaria ...
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The Passing Bells (2014)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: UK, Poland
Story: At the outbreak of war, two teenage boys defy their parents to sign up.
Style: epic, captivating, emotional, serious, gloomy ...
Plot: battle zone, war, hapless soldier, wartime life, hopes, youth, life is a bitch, battles, soldier, military, military life, young soldier ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century
Place: europe
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