Yankee movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant yankee movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, serious, suspense, suspenseful, tense and captivating films and TV shows about / with yankee, murder, soldier, gun, blood, betrayal, civil war, violence, revenge and horse plots mostly in Drama, War and Action genres shot in USA, Japan, UK and other countries.
yankee movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as yankee: The Beguiled (1971), Samurai Marathon (2019), Two Thousand Maniacs! (1964), Japan's Longest Day (1967), Wasp Network (2019), The Eternal Zero (2013), American Sniper (2014), The Last Samurai (2003), Yanks (1979), Hanamizuki (2010).

List of yankee movies

The Beguiled (1971)
Genre: Drama, Thriller, War
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Offbeat Civil War drama in which a wounded Yankee soldier, after finding refuge in an isolated girls' school in the South towards the end of the war, becomes the object of the young women's sexual fantasies. The soldier manipulates the ...
Style: suspense, macabre, suspenseful, atmospheric, sexy ...
Plot: civil war, american civil war, looking for sex, boarding school, sexuality, obsession, manipulation, school, nudity (full frontal - brief), violence, revenge, murder ...
Time: 19th century, 70s, 1860s
Place: california, mississippi
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Samurai Marathon (2019)
Genre: Action, Adventure, History
Country: Japan, UK
Duration: 103 min.
Story: The American imperialists are at the door and intruding on Japan. To assess and train his troops the lord of the land announces a marathon through the land crisscrossing shores, forests and the mountain. The shogunate in Edo was not approving and ...
Style: tense, bloody, suspense, exciting, intense ...
Plot: samurai, marathon, rescue, swordsman, princess, spy, rivalry, edo period, imperialism, samurai era, government, american soldier ...
Time: 19th century, 1850s
Place: japan, asia
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Two Thousand Maniacs! (1964)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Six people are lured into a small Deep South town for a Centennial celebration where the residents proceed to kill them one by one as revenge for the town's destruction during the Civil War.
Style: slasher, scary, macabre, disturbing, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: small town, torture, vengeance, murder, maniac, brutality, exploitation, redneck, mayor, sadism, survival, violence spree ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: florida, southern usa
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Japan's Longest Day (1967)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Japan
Duration: 157 min.
Story: Following the detonation of the atomic bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki, the Japanese military and the government clash over the demand from the Allies for unconditional surrender. Minister of the Army Anami leads the military officers who propose to ...
Style: political
Plot: world war two, japanese army, japanese soldier, military, soldier, japanese military, general, atomic bomb, imperial japan, emperor, british empire, officer ...
Time: 1940s
Place: japan, tokyo, china, usa
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Wasp Network (2019)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France, Brazil, Spain, Belgium
Duration: 127 min.
Story: Havana, early 90’s. René González, a Cuban pilot, steals a plane and flees Cuba, leaving behind his beloved wife and daughter. He starts a new life in Miami. Other Cuban defectors soon follow and start a spy network. Their mission is to ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, suspense, feel good, touching ...
Plot: spy, communism, international relations, espionage, corruption, bomb, escape, wedding, drugs, baby, informant, cold war ...
Time: 90s, year 1990, 20th century
Place: miami, cuba, havana cuba
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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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American Sniper (2014)
Genre: Action, Biography, Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 133 min.
Story: U.S. Navy SEAL Chris Kyle takes his sole mission—protect his comrades—to heart and becomes one of the most lethal snipers in American history. His pinpoint accuracy not only saves countless lives but also makes him a prime target of insurgents. ...
Style: tense, emotional, factual, intense, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: war, iraq war, sniper, military, violence, navy seal, soldier, battles, american soldier, assassin, courage, u.s. marine ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, september 11 2001, year 1998, year 2001 ...
Place: iraq, middle east, usa, california, texas
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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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Yanks (1979)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: UK, USA, West Germany
Duration: 138 min.
Story: During WWII, the United States set up army bases in Great Britain as part of the war effort. Against their proper sensibilities, many of the Brits don't much like the brash Yanks, especially when it comes to the G.I.s making advances on the ...
Style: serious, touching, emotional, realistic
Plot: world war two, soldier, wartime life, prejudice, racism, american abroad, couple relations, love affair, opposites attract, romance, war, infidelity ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century
Place: england, northern england, europe
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A Young Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court (1995)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy
Country: Canada, France, UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A modern riff of the 1889 novel by Mark Twain.
Audience: kids
Plot: arthurian legend, time travel, medieval, shock, horse riding, eclipse, king arthur, fall in love, wizards, excalibur, time traveler, yankee ...
Time: middle ages
Place: england
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Hanamizuki (2010)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Sae (Yui Aragaki) is a high school student who is studying hard for her college entrance exams. She lost her father when she was very young and so lives with her mother Ryoko (Hiroko Yakushimaru) in Hokkaido, Japan. Her father Kemimichi (Arata) once ...
Style: romantic, shoujo, touching, sentimental, sincere ...
Plot: first love, pretty girl, love at first sight, begging, determination, dreaming, mother daughter relationship, teenage girl, wedding, professor, breakup, little girl ...
Place: nova scotia, tokyo, canada, hokkaido
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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 ...
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Major Dundee (1965)
Genre: Adventure, War, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: During the last winter of the Civil War, cavalry officer Amos Dundee leads a contentious troop of Army regulars, Confederate prisoners and scouts on an expedition into Mexico to destroy a band of Apaches who have been raiding U.S. bases in Texas.
Style: tense, exciting, serious, realistic, suspenseful ...
Plot: american civil war, military, battles, raid, rescue, soldier, village, heroes, civil war, leadership, adventure, survival ...
Time: 19th century, year 1865, 1860s
Place: mexico, new mexico, usa, austin texas, texas ...
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The Outcasts (1968)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The Outcasts is an American Western genre television series, appearing on ABC in the 1968-69 season. The series stars Don Murray and Otis Young. It is most notable for being the first television Western with an African American co-star.
Plot: slavery, civil war, apache territory, indian burial ground, apache indian, arizona desert, protection, blinded, human, abandoned city, yankee, white supremacy ...
Place: arizona, tucson arizona, phoenix arizona, new mexico, texas ...
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Firewalker (1986)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A pair of adventurers try to track down an ancient Aztec/Mayan/Egyptian/Apache horde of gold.
Style: buddy comedy, semi serious, humorous, surprise ending, cult film ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: jungle, martial arts, adventurer, curse, treasure hunter, treasure hunt, archaeologist, sarcasm, disguise, temple, gold, soldier ...
Time: 80s
Place: central america
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Captain Phillips (2013)
Genre: Action, Biography, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 134 min.
Story: The true story of Captain Richard Phillips and the 2009 hijacking by Somali pirates of the US-flagged MV Maersk Alabama, the first American cargo ship to be hijacked in two hundred years.
Style: suspense, realistic, tense, suspenseful, exciting ...
Plot: ship, hostage, kidnapping, terrorism, survival, rescue, u.s. navy, escapades, pirate, hostage situation, ocean, ransom ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2009, 2010s, 2000s
Place: somalia, africa, kenya, virginia, vermont ...
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Montana Trap (1976)
Genre: Comedy, Western
Country: West Germany
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Potato Fritz (Hardy Kruger) and his friends have moved from Germany to the American Wild West, settling eventually in the Rockies. They are besieged by what appear to them to be hostile Native Americans. Before too long, it becomes clear that the ...
Style: parody
Plot: bar fight, farmer, army captain, gunfight, native american, ruse, pretending to be someone else, gold, deception, unlikely hero, bar brawl, gunslinger ...
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Hammerhead (1987)
Genre: Action
Country: Italy, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A detective's hunt for the man who murdered his friend takes him to the Caribbean, where he finds himself enmeshed in a web of corruption and murder.
Style: buddy movie, surprise ending, buddy comedy, cult film
Plot: spy, murder, caribbean sea, interracial relations, war buddy, yankee, weirdo, secret agents, old love, friend turned foe, final showdown, child abduction ...
Place: jamaica, miami, caribbean
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C.S.A.: The Confederate States of America (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Through the eyes of a British "documentary", this film takes a satirically humorous, and sometimes frightening, look at the history of an America where the South won the Civil War.
Style: disturbing, satirical, political, humorous, absurd ...
Plot: racism, civil war, politics, alternate reality, satire, interracial relations, journalism, injustice, discrimination, political unrest, society, american civil war ...
Time: 1930s, year 1912
Place: canada, latin america, england, south africa, new york ...
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The Red Man's View (0000)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History, Romance, War, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 137 min.
Story: A small Native American Shoshone Band in the secluded mountains of northern California are caught up in the midst of the American Civil War, when the effects of the war spreads. west, and Union soldiers force them from their homeland.
Style: surprise ending
Plot: native american, civil war, american civil war, cult figure, chief, indian reservation, heroes, weapons, bison, yankee, ethnic cleansing, gunfight ...
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Creature from Black Lake (1976)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Two men exploring the Louisiana swamps run into a Bigfoot-type creature.
Style: psychotronic
Plot: bigfoot, monster, lake, swamp, sasquatch, forest, hillbilly, small town, road trip, supernatural, travel, redneck ...
Place: louisiana
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To End All Wars (2001)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Based on a real-life story, this drama focuses on a small group of Allied soldiers in Burma who are held captive by the Japanese. Capt. Ernest Gordon (Ciaran McMenamin), Lt. Jim Reardon (Kiefer Sutherland) and Maj. Ian Campbell (Robert Carlyle) are ...
Style: harsh, tense, suspenseful, serious, rough ...
Plot: world war two, war, pow, escape, jungle, military, prisoners of war, captivity, survival, prisoner of war camp, war crime, soldier ...
Time: 1940s, year 1943, 20th century, year 1942
Place: japan, asia, scotland, hawaii, poland ...
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Seraphim Falls (2006)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller, War, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: The Civil War has ended, but Colonel Morsman Carver is on one final mission – to kill Gideon, no matter what it takes. Launched by a gunshot and propelled by rage, the relentless pursuit takes the two men through frigid snow-capped mountains and ...
Style: tense, realistic, suspense, intense, captivating ...
Plot: wilderness, civil war, chase, american civil war, survival, justice, plot twist, war, twists and turns, indians, colonel, culture clash ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s
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Rio Lobo (1970)
Genre: War, Western
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 114 min.
Story: After the Civil War, Cord McNally searches for the traitor whose perfidy caused the defeat of McNally's unit and the loss of a close friend.
Style: harsh, tense, serious, realistic, rough ...
Plot: american civil war, vengeance, betrayal, civil war, revenge, gunfight, justice, colonel, redemption, brutality, unlikely friendships, old west ...
Time: 19th century, year 1865, 1860s
Place: texas, ireland, new orleans, usa
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Quigley Down Under (1990)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Romance, Western
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: American Matt Quigley answers Australian land baron Elliott Marston's ad for a sharpshooter to kill the dingoes on his property. But when Quigley finds out that Marston's real target is the aborigines, Quigley hits the road. Now, even ...
Style: entertaining, suspense, exciting, harsh, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: genocide, vengeance, australian, vigilantism, culture clash, friendship, fish out of water, crimes, against the odds, old west, australian aboriginal, dishonesty ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era
Place: australia, london, texas, wyoming, pacific ocean ...
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One Man's Hero (1999)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, Romance, War, Western
Country: Mexico, USA, Spain
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, suspenseful, exciting, tense, captivating ...
Plot: military, soldier, culture clash, foe turned friend, society, tragic hero, immigrants, heroes, prisoner, mexican, death, anger ...
Time: 19th century, 1840s
Place: mexico, latin america, ireland
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A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court (1989)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: After a horse accident, Karen wakes up to find herself in past Britain, close to Camelot, the famous castle of King Arthur.
Style: semi serious, witty, humorous, offbeat
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: time travel, medieval, arthurian legend, youth, solar eclipse, wooing, fish out of water, curses spells and rituals, royal court, state affairs, intrigue, family ...
Time: 20th century, middle ages
Place: england, connecticut, europe
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Cold Mountain (2003)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Romance, War
Country: USA, Italy, Romania, UK
Duration: 154 min.
Story: In this classic story of love and devotion set against the backdrop of the American Civil War, a wounded Confederate soldier named W.P. Inman deserts his unit and travels across the South, aiming to return to his young wife, Ada, who he left behind ...
Style: romantic, epic, sincere, sexy, serious ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: american civil war, tragic love, survival, civil war, love story, war, loss of family member, love, wartime, getting home, romance, slavery ...
Time: 1860s, 19th century, victorian era, 50s
Place: south carolina, north carolina, usa, ancient greece, appalachia ...
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For a Few Extra Dollars (1966)
Genre: War, Western
Country: Italy, France, Spain
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Near the end of the Civil War, imprisoned Confederate raider Giuliano Gemma is sent under guard to warn both his men and the Army at Fort Yuma that an impending rebel raid is really nothing but a ruse by scoundrels from both sides, in cahoots to ...
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: civil war, american civil war, cowboy, corrupt officer, vengeance, old west, captivity, military base, soldier, rivalry, confined, military ...
Time: 19th century
Place: arizona, yuma arizona
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