Courage movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant courage movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out intense, entertaining, realistic, serious, suspense and dramatic films and TV shows about / with courage, storytelling, mentor, catastrophe, dialogue, death, survival, sacrifice, vengeance and chase plots mostly in Drama, Action and Adventure genres shot in USA, UK, France and other countries.
courage
 2636
courage movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as courage: Saving Private Ryan (1998), The Impossible (2012), Black Hawk Down (2001), Braveheart (1995), The Last Samurai (2003), Deepwater Horizon (2016), 127 Hours (2010), Flight (2012), The Finest Hours (2016), Troy (2004).

List of courage movies

Saving Private Ryan (1998)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 169 min.
Story: As U.S. troops storm the beaches of Normandy, three brothers lie dead on the battlefield, with a fourth trapped behind enemy lines. Ranger captain John Miller and seven men are tasked with penetrating German-held territory and bringing the boy home.
Style: realistic, epic, captivating, breathtaking, rough ...
Audience: chick flick, kids
Plot: war, world war two, courage, military, army, nazi, sniper, self sacrifice, heroic mission, d day, friendship, rescue ...
Time: 1940s, year 1944, middle ages, 20th century
Place: normandy, france, poland, germany, europe ...
Is relevant ?
 7.5
 225K
The Impossible (2012)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History, Thriller
Country: Spain, Thailand, USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: In December 2004, close-knit family Maria, Henry and their three sons begin their winter vacation in Thailand. But the day after Christmas, the idyllic holiday turns into an incomprehensible nightmare when a terrifying roar rises from the depths of ...
Style: suspense, motivational, heartbreaking, emotional, captivating ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: disaster, survival, natural disaster, ocean, catastrophe, courage, tsunami, forces of nature, destruction, hopes, family in danger, tragedy ...
Time: year 2004, 21st century, 2000s, contemporary
Place: thailand, asia, southeast asia
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13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi (2016)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, Thriller, War
Country: USA, Malta, Morocco
Duration: 144 min.
Story: An American Ambassador is killed during an attack at a U.S. compound in Libya as a security team struggles to make sense out of the chaos.
Style: intense, suspenseful, realistic, tense, factual ...
Plot: war, cia, courage, swat team, rescue mission, mercenary, gunfight, battlefield, terrorism, embassy, navy seal, military ...
Time: year 2012, 2010s, year 2011, 21st century
Place: libya, pentagon, africa, iraq, middle east ...
Is relevant ?
 7.7
 398K
Black Hawk Down (2001)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 144 min.
Story: When U.S. Rangers and an elite Delta Force team attempt to kidnap two underlings of a Somali warlord, their Black Hawk helicopters are shot down, and the Americans suffer heavy casualties, facing intense fighting from the militia on the ground.
Style: realistic, rough, epic, captivating, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: war, courage, combat, chaos, gunfight, sniper, survival, rescue mission, american soldier, military, warrior, battles ...
Time: year 1993, 90s, 20th century, year 1992
Place: somalia, africa, iraq, north africa, arkansas ...
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 8.4
 1.0M
Braveheart (1995)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 178 min.
Story: Enraged at the slaughter of Murron, his new bride and childhood love, Scottish warrior William Wallace slays a platoon of the local English lord's soldiers. This leads the village to revolt and, eventually, the entire country to rise up against ...
Style: epic, scenic, breathtaking, emotional, factual ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: medieval, courage, war, freedom, idealism, tragic hero, battles, sword fight, vengeance, warrior, beautiful scenery, legend ...
Time: middle ages, 14th century, 13th century
Place: scotland, england, scottish highlands, united kingdom, europe ...
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The Last Samurai (2003)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA, New Zealand, Japan
Duration: 154 min.
Story: Nathan Algren is an American hired to instruct the Japanese army in the ways of modern warfare, which finds him learning to respect the samurai and the honorable principles that rule them. Pressed to destroy the samurai's way of life in the ...
Style: epic, captivating, serious, exciting, intense ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: samurai, sword fight, war, courage, warrior, human spirit, pride and honor, katana, self discovery, martial arts, military, dignity ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1870s
Place: japan, asia, pacific ocean, san francisco, tokyo
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Deepwater Horizon (2016)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, Thriller
Country: USA, Hong Kong, China
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A story set on the offshore drilling rig Deepwater Horizon, which exploded during April 2010 and created the worst oil spill in U.S. history.
Style: exciting, inspirational, suspense, tense, emotional ...
Plot: disaster, natural disaster, catastrophe, survival, courage, oil rig, rescue, sea, trapped, evacuation, heroism, oil ...
Time: 70s, 2010s, year 2010, 21st century
Place: california, boston, louisiana
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 7.6
 378K
127 Hours (2010)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA, UK, France
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The true story of mountain climber Aron Ralston's remarkable adventure to save himself after a fallen boulder crashes on his arm and traps him in an isolated canyon in Utah.
Style: inspirational, suspense, psychological, breathtaking, intense ...
Plot: survival, isolation, trapped, alone, courage, human spirit, climbing, canyon, loneliness, adventure, mountain, life philosophy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, year 2003
Place: utah, usa
Is relevant ?
 7.3
 356K
Flight (2012)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, United Arab Emirates
Duration: 138 min.
Story: Commercial airline pilot Whip Whitaker has a problem with drugs and alcohol, though so far he's managed to complete his flights safely. His luck runs out when a disastrous mechanical malfunction sends his plane hurtling toward the ground. Whip ...
Style: psychological, tense, heroic, captivating, bleak ...
Plot: airplane, alcohol abuse, air disaster, addiction, courage, pilot, disaster, stewardess, morality, investigation, court, lifesaver ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california, atlanta
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The Finest Hours (2016)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: The Coast Guard makes a daring rescue attempt off the coast of Cape Cod after a pair of oil tankers are destroyed during a blizzard in 1952.
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, scenic, tense ...
Audience: girls' night, boys' night
Plot: survival, natural disaster, ocean, disaster, courage, adventure, forces of nature, shipwreck, storm at sea, coast guard, daring rescue, sinking ship ...
Time: 20th century, year 1952, year 1951, 50s
Place: new england, massachusetts, england, usa
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 7.3
 536K
Troy (2004)
Genre: Drama
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, heroic, intense, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night, date night, teens
Plot: sword fight, ancient, mythology, ancient history, warrior, revenge, courage, greek mythology, war, betrayal, battlefield, empire ...
Time: ancient times, middle ages
Place: ancient greece, greece, paris france, rome italy, europe
Is relevant ?
 7.8
 592K
Cast Away (2000)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 143 min.
Story: Chuck, a top international manager for FedEx, and Kelly, a Ph.D. student, are in love and heading towards marriage. Then Chuck's plane to Malaysia ditches at sea during a terrible storm. He's the only survivor, and he washes up on a tiny ...
Style: suspense, captivating, psychological, emotional, serious ...
Audience: family outing, date night
Plot: survival, loneliness, isolation, island, adventure, stranded on an island, air disaster, solitude, desert island, determination, survivor, courage ...
Time: 20th century, 2000s, 90s
Place: russia, moscow russia
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The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: New Zealand, USA
Duration: 201 min.
Story: Aragorn is revealed as the heir to the ancient kings as he, Gandalf and the other members of the broken fellowship struggle to save Gondor from Sauron's forces. Meanwhile, Frodo and Sam bring the ring closer to the heart of Mordor, the dark ...
Style: epic, atmospheric, stylized, exciting, breathtaking ...
Audience: teens, kids, family outing
Plot: sword fight, friendship, good versus evil, courage, magical, adventure, army, magic, wizards, sword and sorcery, monster, ancient ...
Time: prehistoric times, prehistory
Place: new zealand
Is relevant ?
 7.5
 289K
Lone Survivor (2013)
Genre: Action, Biography, Drama, War
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Four Navy SEALs on a covert mission to neutralize a high-level al-Qaeda operative must make an impossible moral decision in the mountains of Afghanistan that leads them into an enemy ambush. As they confront unthinkable odds, the SEALs must find ...
Style: captivating, rough, tense, brutal, emotional ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: military, survival, war, soldier, gunfight, terrorism, courage, death, military life, selflessness, squad, swat team ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, year 2005
Place: afghanistan, middle east, iraq, usa, israel
Is relevant ?
 8.2
 473K
Warrior (2011)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 140 min.
Story: The youngest son of an alcoholic former boxer returns home, where he's trained by his father for competition in a mixed martial arts tournament - a path that puts the fighter on a collision course with his estranged, older brother, an ex-marine ...
Style: emotional, serious, inspirational, rough, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, sport, mixed martial arts, courage, boxing, tournament, brother brother relationship, muscleman, teacher, brothers, estrangement, athlete and trainer ...
Time: 21st century, 2010s, contemporary
Place: pittsburgh, usa, philadelphia, el paso texas, atlantic city new jersey ...
Is relevant ?
 8.5
 1.5M
Gladiator (2000)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: USA, UK, Malta, Morocco
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, breathtaking, emotional, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night, date night
Plot: ancient rome, revenge, sword fight, roman empire, ancient history, vengeance, gladiator, freedom, slavery, courage, warrior, roman ...
Time: middle ages, 50s
Place: rome italy, italy, ancient greece, north africa, germany ...
Is relevant ?
 7.4
 274K
Sully (2016)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: On 15 January 2009, the world witnessed the 'Miracle on the Hudson' when Captain 'Sully' Sullenberger glided his disabled plane onto the frigid waters of the Hudson River, saving the lives of all 155 aboard. However, even as ...
Style: factual, inspirational, realistic, suspense, intense ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: aviation, airplane, pilot, investigation, airplane accident, courage, plane crash, crash landing, accident, justice, survival, rescue ...
Time: year 2009, 21st century, 2000s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey, manhattan new york city
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Captain America: The First Avenger (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Predominantly set during World War II, Steve Rogers is a sickly man from Brooklyn who's transformed into super-soldier Captain America to aid in the war effort. Rogers must stop the Red Skull – Adolf Hitler's ruthless head of weaponry, ...
Style: heroic, exciting, stylized, entertaining, psychotronic ...
Audience: boys' night, kids, girls' night, teens
Plot: superhero, world war two, courage, heroes, adventure, heroism, military, heroic mission, superhuman powers, soldier, nazi, mad scientist ...
Time: 21st century, future, year 1942, 1940s, 2010s ...
Place: new york, usa, brooklyn new york city, germany, new jersey ...
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 7.6
 65K
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, sad ...
Plot: terrorism, terrorist, terrorist attack, jihad, religious fanatic, courage, hotel, hostage, swat team, cruelty, survival, chaos ...
Time: 2000s, year 2008
Place: india, mumbai india, australia, pakistan, bombay india ...
Is relevant ?
 8.0
 224K
Ip Man (2008)
Genre: Action, Biography, Drama, History
Country: Hong Kong, China
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A semi-biographical account of Yip Man, the first martial arts master to teach the Chinese martial art of Wing Chun. The film focuses on events surrounding Ip that took place in the city of Foshan between the 1930s to 1940s during the Second ...
Style: heroic, epic, exciting, captivating, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, kung fu, master warrior, human spirit, wing chun, warrior, courage, bravery, martial artist, fight, training, culture clash ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, year 1935, year 1937, 1930s
Place: china, ancient china, tokyo, hong kong, japan ...
Is relevant ?
 5.9
 137K
The Great Wall (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: USA, China, Hong Kong, Australia, Canada
Duration: 103 min.
Story: European mercenaries searching for black powder become embroiled in the defense of the Great Wall of China against a horde of monstrous creatures.
Style: exciting, dark fantasy, colourful, epic, absurd ...
Plot: monster, great wall of china, courage, archer, warrior, creature, mythology, invasion, siege, rescue, trust, good versus evil ...
Time: middle ages, 15th century, future, 11th century
Place: china, latin america, egypt, ancient china
Is relevant ?
 8.8
 2.1M
Forrest Gump (1994)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 142 min.
Story: A man with a low IQ has accomplished great things in his life and been present during significant historic events - in each case, far exceeding what anyone imagined he could do. Yet, despite all the things he has attained, his one true love eludes ...
Style: inspirational, touching, feel good, sincere, dramatic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, family outing, teens, chick flick ...
Plot: love, mentally challenged, life philosophy, philosophy, vietnam war, destiny, human spirit, rise to the top, journey, selflessness, courage, life & death ...
Time: 50s, 60s, 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: usa, washington d.c., vietnam, alabama, new york ...
Is relevant ?
 7.2
 118K
Men of Honor (2000)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: Against formidable odds -- and an old-school diving instructor embittered by the U.S. Navy's new, less prejudicial policies -- Carl Brashear sets his sights on becoming the Navy's first African-American master diver in this uplifting true ...
Style: inspirational, touching, motivational, emotional, sincere ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: racism, military, human spirit, u.s. navy, african american, courage, racial discrimination, navy, prejudice, racial segregation, determination, diving ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 50s
Place: cuba, new jersey, pacific ocean, usa
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 816K
Spider-Man (2002)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: After being bitten by a genetically altered spider, nerdy high school student Peter Parker is endowed with amazing powers.
Style: exciting, serious, intense, entertaining, suspense ...
Audience: kids, family outing, teens, girls' night, boys' night
Plot: superhero, spider man character, heroes, courage, superhuman powers, peter parker character, transformation, secret identity, selflessness, thanksgiving, spider, double life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa, new york, plymouth, manhattan new york city
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Band of Brothers (2001)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 594 min.
TV show
Story: Drawn from interviews with survivors of Easy Company, as well as their journals and letters, Band of Brothers chronicles the experiences of these men from paratrooper training in Georgia through the end of the war. As an elite rifle company ...
Style: captivating, epic, heroic, serious, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: world war two, military, war, combat, paratrooper, soldier, behind enemy lines, american soldier, nazi germany, battles, courage, war violence ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century
Place: germany, europe, belgium, paris france, austria ...
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The Shawshank Redemption (1994)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 142 min.
Story: Framed in the 1940s for the double murder of his wife and her lover, upstanding banker Andy Dufresne begins a new life at the Shawshank prison, where he puts his accounting skills to work for an amoral warden. During his long stretch in prison, ...
Style: inspirational, touching, philosophical, twist ending, uplifting ...
Audience: kids
Plot: prison, prison escape, freedom, existentialism, friendship between men, life, life sentence, hopes, life philosophy, plot twist, powerful ending, human spirit ...
Time: 1940s, year 1963, year 1965, year 1966, year 1947 ...
Place: usa, maine, pacific ocean, mexico
Is relevant ?
 7.5
 522K
Source Code (2011)
Genre: Action, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada, France, Germany
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Decorated soldier Captain Colter Stevens wakes up in the body of an unknown man, discovering he's involved in a mission to find the bomber of a Chicago commuter train. He learns he's part of a top-secret experimental program that enables ...
Style: suspense, surprise ending, mind bending, clever, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: time travel, time loop, train, destiny, bomb, save the day, alternate reality, memory, twists and turns, changing the past or future, parallel universe, death ...
Time: future, contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, afghanistan, chicago illinois, illinois
Is relevant ?
 7.4
 278K
The Jungle Book (2016)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A man-cub named Mowgli fostered by wolves. After a threat from the tiger Shere Khan, Mowgli is forced to flee the jungle, by which he embarks on a journey of self discovery with the help of the panther, Bagheera and the free-spirited bear, Baloo.
Style: serious, entertaining, scenic, semi serious, fairy tale ...
Audience: family outing, kids, teens
Plot: jungle, animals, disney, friendship, talking animals, human animal relationship, boy, orphan, courage, wolf, adventure, journey ...
Place: india, asia
Is relevant ?
 7.1
 44K
Balto (1995)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Family, History
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 78 min.
Story: An outcast half-wolf risks his life to prevent a deadly epidemic from ravaging Nome, Alaska.
Style: feel good, sentimental, suspenseful, exciting, sincere ...
Audience: kids, family outing, teens, preschoolers
Plot: dog, adventure, wolf, courage, rivalry, goose, animals, family, daring rescue, dog sled, against the odds, alienation ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century, 90s, year 1995
Place: alaska, usa
Is relevant ?
 8.0
 32K
Wolfwalkers (2020)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: Ireland, Luxembourg, France
Duration: 103 min.
Story: In a time of superstition and magic, when wolves are seen as demonic and nature an evil to be tamed, a young apprentice hunter comes to Ireland with her father to wipe out the last pack. But when she saves a wild native girl, their friendship leads ...
Style: atmospheric, emotional, touching, stylized, sentimental ...
Audience: kids, date night
Plot: friendship, folklore, wolf, courage, father daughter relationship, peril, celtic, teamwork, legends and myths, family relations, good versus evil, human animal relationship ...
Time: 17th century
Place: ireland
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