Chain of command movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant chain of command movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out suspenseful, suspense, serious, surprise ending, exciting and realistic films and TV shows about / with chain of command, military, explosion, murder, danger, violence, soldier, death, gun and race against time plots mostly in Action, Drama and Thriller genres shot in USA, UK, Canada and other countries.
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chain of command movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as chain of command: The Wolf's Call (2019), Crimson Tide (1995), E-Ring (2005), JAG (1995), Generation Kill (2008), Casualties of War (1989), Aliens (1986), Ava (2020), By Dawn's Early Light (1990), Outside the Wire (2021).

List of chain of command movies

The Wolf's Call (2019)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Thriller set in the milieu of French nuclear submarines.
Style: suspenseful, disturbing, atmospheric, futuristic
Plot: submarine, sea battle, naval battle, torpedo, sea, chain of command, nuclear submarine, investigation, nuclear threat, romance, sea voyage, supernatural ability ...
Time: near future
Place: france
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 7.3
 114K
Crimson Tide (1995)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller, War
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: On a US nuclear missile sub, a young first officer stages a mutiny to prevent his trigger happy captain from launching his missiles before confirming his orders to do so.
Style: suspense, suspenseful, realistic, intense, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: submarine, nuclear threat, cold war, navy, military, russian, spy, u.s. navy, nuclear bomb, nuclear war, save the day, race against time ...
Time: 90s
Place: russia, pacific ocean, alabama, mediterranean sea
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 6.9
 1K
E-Ring (2005)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: E-Ring is an American television military drama, created by Ken Robinson and David McKenna and executive produced by Jerry Bruckheimer, that premiered on NBC on September 21, 2005. The title of the show refers to the structure of The Pentagon, which ...
Style: captivating, rough, suspenseful, disturbing, realistic ...
Plot: swat team, terrorism, undercover, fighting the system, politics, state affairs, rebellion, workplace, military, spy, armed forces, chain of command ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: pentagon, washington d.c.
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Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets (2017)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: France, China, Belgium, Germany, United Arab Emirates, USA, Canada
Duration: 136 min.
Story: In the 28th century, Valerian and Laureline are special operatives charged with keeping order throughout the human territories. On assignment from the Minister of Defense, the two undertake a mission to Alpha, an ever-expanding metropolis where ...
Style: futuristic, exciting, captivating, colourful, psychedelic ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: alien, alien planet, space travel, space station, government agent, mission, creature, alien race, marriage proposal, spacecraft, end of the world, dna ...
Time: future, 70s, year 1975, 2020s
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 6.6
 19K
JAG (1995)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: JAG is an American legal drama television show with a distinct military theme, created by Donald P. Bellisario, and produced by Belisarius Productions in association with Paramount Network Television. The first season was co-produced with NBC ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, tense, suspense ...
Plot: military, marines, legal, lawyer, navy, court martial, insubordination, courtroom drama, military life, dedicated lawyer, legal investigation, army investigation ...
Time: future, 90s, 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa
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Generation Kill (2008)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 70 min.
TV show
Story: Marines prepare to invade Iraq at the beginning of Operation Iraqi Freedom; while the soldiers wait to receive their orders, they learn a Rolling Stone columnist will be embedded with them
Style: suspenseful, tense, disturbing, political, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: iraq war, military, marines, anti war, war, soldier, courage, military life, violence, character study, life & death, survival ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s, year 2003, 21st century
Place: iraq, middle east
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Casualties of War (1989)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: During the Vietnam War, a soldier finds himself the outsider of his own squad when they unnecessarily kidnap a female villager. Based on the actual events of an incident on Hill 192 in November, 1966.
Style: rough, disturbing, emotional, realistic, intense ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: vietnam war, soldier, pow, war crime, military, anti war, justice, rape, murder, war, crimes, jungle ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, year 1966, year 1974, 70s
Place: vietnam, asia, california, san francisco
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 8.4
 716K
Aliens (1986)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 137 min.
Story: When Ripley's lifepod is found by a salvage crew over 50 years later, she finds that terra-formers are on the very planet they found the alien species. When the company sends a family of colonists out to investigate her story, all contact is ...
Style: scary, futuristic, suspense, exciting, suspenseful ...
Audience: kids, chick flick, boys' night
Plot: alien, strong female character, survival, space travel, monster, space and aliens, human versus alien, female warrior, deadly creature, space colony, mysterious planet, strong female lead ...
Time: future, 22nd century
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 5.4
 56K
Ava (2020)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A black ops assassin is forced to fight for her own survival after a job goes dangerously wrong.
Style: tense, psychological, suspense, exciting, disturbing ...
Plot: woman with a gun, female agent, female spy, murder, female assassin, woman fights a man, one woman army, strong female character, hitman, intelligence agency, assassin, female protagonist ...
Time: 2020s
Place: saudi arabia, paris france, france, boston
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By Dawn's Early Light (1990)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: When a nuclear missile is launched by presumably Soviet forces toward Turkey, the beginning of the ultimate war to end all wars WW 3 is started. Powers Boothe, his girlfriend and copilot Rebecca DeMornay and their flight crew take off in a B 52 on ...
Style: serious, bleak, suspenseful, suspense, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: nuclear holocaust, nato, world war three, apocalypse, aviation, nuclear war, nuclear threat, disaster, terrorism, post apocalypse, end of the world, distopia ...
Time: 80s, 90s, year 1991
Place: ussr, russia, usa, nebraska, washington d.c. ...
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Outside the Wire (2021)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Hungary, USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: In the near future, a drone pilot is sent into a deadly militarized zone and must work with an android officer to locate a doomsday device.
Style: suspense, intense, psychotronic, tense, futuristic ...
Plot: spy, war, artificial intelligence, terrorist, terrorism, cyborgs, military, androids, battles, nuclear threat, fight, reconnaissance ...
Time: near future, 2030s
Place: ukraine, utah, russia
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The Eternal Zero (2013)
Genre: Action, Drama, Mystery, Romance, War
Country: Japan
Duration: 144 min.
Story: A young man Kentaro Saeki (Haruma Miura) keeps failing his bar test and does not know what to do any more. His older sister Keiko is a freelance writer. Kentaro and Keiko begin to search for information on their grandfather Kyuzo Miyabe (Junichi ...
Style: serious, sentimental, stylized, emotional, realistic ...
Plot: world war two, soldier, war, military, human spirit, hopes, battles, moral dilemma, uncover truth, fighter plane, aerial combats, aerial combat ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, post world war two
Place: pearl harbor, japan, asia, east asia
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Genre: Drama, History, Thriller, War
Country: UK, Germany, Canada, USA
Duration: 138 min.
Story: When Russia's first nuclear submarine malfunctions on its maiden voyage, the crew must race to save the ship and prevent a nuclear disaster.
Style: suspenseful, suspense, tense, realistic, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: submarine, cold war, navy, nuclear submarine, courage, radiation sickness, nuclear, military, radiation, sea, catastrophe, radioactivity ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 90s, year 1989, 80s ...
Place: ussr, russia, moscow russia
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 8.2
 585K
1917 (2019)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: UK, USA, India, Spain
Duration: 119 min.
Story: At the height of the First World War, two young British soldiers, Schofield and Blake are given a seemingly impossible mission. In a race against time, they must cross enemy territory and deliver a message that will stop a deadly attack on hundreds ...
Style: suspense, realistic, serious, rough, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night, date night
Plot: world war one, trench warfare, race against time, british army, british soldier, military, death, survival, soldier, battlefield, dangerous mission, chase ...
Time: year 1917, 1910s, 20th century, contemporary
Place: france
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 6.7
 86K
Midway (2019)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Country: USA, Canada
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, suspense, sad ...
Plot: world war two, naval battle, aerial combat, aircraft carrier, warship, sea battle, air battle, navy, fighter plane, fighter pilot, battleship, u.s. navy ...
Time: 1940s, year 1942, 1930s, year 1937, year 1941 ...
Place: pearl harbor, pacific ocean, tokyo, washington d.c., hawaii ...
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Maigret in Montmartre (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
TV show
Story: Maigret investigates the random murders of a Countess and a showgirl and discovers a dark secret that links their past lives at the Grand Hotel in Nice.
Style: enigmatic, suspenseful, clever, exciting
Plot: murder, murder investigation, husband wife relationship, publicity, police interrogation, police officer, serial killer, police, countess, nightclub, male prostitute, chauffeur ...
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Dragged Across Concrete (2018)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: Canada, UK, USA
Duration: 159 min.
Story: Two policemen, one an old-timer, the other his volatile younger partner, find themselves suspended when a video of their strong-arm tactics becomes the media's cause du jour. Low on cash and with no other options, these two embittered soldiers ...
Style: captivating, exciting, semi serious, intense, ironic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, heist, robbery, police officer, brutality, hostage, corruption, revenge, gold, police, criminal, crooked cop ...
Time: contemporary
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Star Wars: The Force Awakens (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 138 min.
Story: Thirty years after defeating the Galactic Empire, Han Solo and his allies face a new threat from the evil Kylo Ren and his army of Stormtroopers.
Style: scenic, exciting, futuristic, saga, stylized ...
Audience: family outing, teens, boys' night
Plot: star wars, fantasy world, alien, obesity, telepathy, space opera, adventure, fictional war, space and aliens, warrior, super weapon, space travel ...
Time: future, 2010s
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 5.2
 537
In the Fold (1996)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A bunch of young and impulsive space cadets make their first real flight in space and realize that the attack they suffered wasn't a training mission. They face the Enemy alone and have the chance to save the world, and maybe to prevent the ...
Style: futuristic, surprise ending
Audience: teens
Plot: space battle, cadet, space mission, military, attempted murder, branding, space station, torture, robot, virtual reality, suicide, spacecraft ...
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 6.3
 170K
Predator 2 (1990)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Ten years after a band of mercenaries first battled a vicious alien, the invisible creature from another world has returned to Earth -- and this time, it's drawn to the gang-ruled and ravaged city of Los Angeles. When it starts murdering drug ...
Style: suspense, rough, suspenseful, scary, bloody ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: alien, monster, alien invasion, deadly creature, evil alien, predator, extraterrestrial, survival, drug lord, distopia, police, serial murder ...
Time: 90s, future, 20th century, year 1997
Place: los angeles, california, usa
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 5.3
 109K
Geostorm (2017)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: After an unprecedented series of natural disasters threatened the planet, the world's leaders came together to create an intricate network of satellites to control the global climate and keep everyone safe. But now, something has gone wrong: ...
Style: apocalyptic, psychotronic, exciting, suspenseful, futuristic ...
Plot: disaster, apocalypse, end of the world, storm, humanity in peril, catastrophe, hurricane, climate change, tsunami, tornado, malfunction, nasa ...
Time: future, near future, 2020s, year 2019
Place: new york, orlando florida, miami, shanghai, rio de janeiro ...
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 7.3
 87K
Eye in the Sky (2015)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller, War
Country: South Africa, UK, Canada
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A military officer in command of a drone operation to capture terrorists in Kenya sees her mission escalate from “capture” to “kill” just as a nine-year old girl enters the kill zone.
Style: suspense, political, suspenseful, intense, tense ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: terrorism, terrorist, surveillance, military, drone, terrorist plot, spy, survival, espionage, tragedy, child in peril, war ...
Time: future, contemporary, 2010s, 21st century
Place: africa, iraq, kenya, england, las vegas ...
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 7.0
 42K
Tigerland (2000)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A group of recruits go through Advanced Infantry Training at Fort Polk, Louisiana's infamous Tigerland, last stop before Vietnam for tens of thousands of young men in 1971
Style: realistic, tense, thought provoking, psychological, stylized ...
Plot: military, vietnam war, boot camp, anti war, recruit, military base, insubordination, basic training, buddies, army, world war two, swamp ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1971
Place: vietnam, louisiana, usa, kansas
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 5.6
 6K
Most Wanted (1997)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Sgt. James Dunn, who is wrongly accused of assassination of the officer he had a row with, is saved from death row and recruited for top-secret special operations squad led by Lt. Col Grant Casey. Their mission is to neutralize criminals who had ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, rough, serious, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: political conspiracy, frame up, on the run, chase, manhunt, assassination, death row, false accusation, investigation, crimes, betrayal, government agency ...
Time: 90s
Is relevant ?
 7.5
 130K
Doubt (2008)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: In 1964, a Catholic school nun questions a priest's ambiguous relationship with a troubled young student, suspecting him of abuse. He denies the charges, and much of the film's quick-fire dialogue tackles themes of religion, morality, and ...
Style: suspense, sincere, enigmatic, depressing, bleak ...
Plot: priest, clergy, sexual abuse, nun, guilt, teacher, pedophilia, pedophile, religion, school, suspicion, life is a bitch ...
Time: 60s, victorian era, year 1964, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, bronx new york city
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Chain of Command (1994)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: When Merrill Ross (Michael Dudikoff) is thought to be a C.I.A. agent gone bad and teaming with some other alphabet named agency to take over the oil rich country of Qumir, he finds he's in the middle of a very explosive situation. Not knowing ...
Style: suspense, surprise ending
Plot: computer cracker, geopolitics, battles, krav maga, corporate conspiracy, chain of command, oil refinery, sadist, torture, cia agent, hostile takeover, press conference ...
Time: 90s
Is relevant ?
 7.8
 14K
Breaker Morant (1980)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Australia
Duration: 107 min.
Story: During the Boer War, three Australian lieutenants are on trial for shooting Boer prisoners. Though they acted under orders, they are being used as scapegoats by the General Staff, who hopes to distance themselves from the irregular practices of the ...
Style: political, tense, thought provoking, factual, witty ...
Plot: anti war, courtroom, lawyer, legal, politics, war, military, murder, court, military life, tragedy, australian ...
Time: 19th century, 20th century, 90s
Place: south africa, australia, africa, england, south australia
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 4.3
 2K
Bloodsuckers (2005)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Intergalactic vampire hunters. "Buffy" meets "Star Trek" in a "Mad Max" world.
Style: serious, stylized, rough, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: vampire, supernatural, save the world, heroic mission, rivalry, race against time, deadly creature, rescue, leadership, chase, supernatural being, terror ...
Time: future, 23rd century
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Behind Enemy Lines II: Axis of Evil (2006)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Navy SEALS, headed by Lt. Bobby James, are dispatched to North Korea on a covert mission, all in an effort to take out a missile site...
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful, suspense, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: military, soldier, heroes, battles, military life, mission gone awry, daring rescue, cliche, tough heroes, timebomb, nuclear threat, nuclear ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: korea, asia, washington d.c., north korea
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 5.9
 15K
Phantom (2013)
Genre: Drama, History, Thriller, War
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The haunted Captain of a Soviet submarine holds the fate of the world in his hands. Forced to leave his family behind, he is charged with leading a covert mission cloaked in mystery.
Style: suspense, serious, tense, suspenseful, realistic ...
Plot: submarine, military, navy, nuclear threat, cold war, military life, mission gone awry, leadership, sea disaster, haunted by the past, nuclear submarine, delusion ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, year 1968
Place: ussr
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