Awol movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant awol movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, serious, talky, emotional, dramatic and captivating films and TV shows about / with awol, soldier, military, brutality, violence, storytelling, dialogue, profanity, runaway and friendship plots mostly in Drama, Action and War genres shot in USA, UK, Canada and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as awol: Spin2: Revenge (2015), Be Somebody (2016), Three Blind Mice (2008), Ride in a Pink Car (1974), Warriors (1994), Tigerland (2000), The Thin Red Line (1998), Rebel (1985), Love and Honor (2013), Absent Without Leave (1992).

List of awol movies

 3.9
 837
Spin2: Revenge (2015)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: An AWOL marine in possession of secret government information, is a wanted man, pursued by Russian special ops, the LAPD, and a dangerous assassin.
Plot: awol, swat team, fleeing, held captive, double agent, police officer taken hostage, police officer, torture, lapd, sniper, switchblade, pregnant ...
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 5.6
 4K
Be Somebody (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Pop superstar Jordan Jaye has a big dream - he just wants to live like a regular teenager. When he's chased down by some excited female fans, he finds a perfect hideout and a reluctant new friend from a small town, high-school art student, ...
Style: romantic, light, sweet, captivating
Plot: teenage boy, teenage girl, celebrity, love and romance, manager, life turned upside down, pizza delivery, awol, incognito, tour bus, fanaticism, pursuit ...
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Three Blind Mice (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Three young Navy officers hit Sydney for one last night on land before being shipped over to the Gulf to fight. Sam has been mistreated at sea and is going AWOL, Dean has a fiancé and the future in-laws to meet, and Harry just loves playing cards. ...
Style: humorous, emotional, captivating, atmospheric, realistic ...
Plot: friendship, military, introspection, self discovery, rebellion, escapades, naval officer, awol, sailor, family relations, redemption, society ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia, sydney australia
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Ride in a Pink Car (1974)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A man, thought to be dead, returns to his hometown in Florida. He finds his wife re-married and the town now ruled by corrupt forces.
Plot: awol, vietnam veteran, return, corruption, wife, stolen car, native american, accidental killing, vietnam war veteran, stealing a car
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 4.6
 522
Warriors (1994)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Canada, Israel
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A government-trained killing machine must turn his lethal skills against his top-secret squad's AWOL leader
Style: suspenseful, bleak, rough, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: top secret, awol, soldier, adventure, on the run, crimes, military, battles, rivalry, chase, heroes, heroic mission ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: canada
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 6.9
 38K
Tigerland (2000)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA, Germany
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, rough, serious ...
Plot: boot camp, military, military base, recruit, insubordination, vietnam war, basic training, anti war, buddies, attempted murder, stockade, target practice ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: louisiana, usa, kansas, vietnam
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The Thin Red Line (1998)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 170 min.
Story: Based on the graphic novel by James Jones, The Thin Red Line tells the story of a group of men, an Army Rifle company called C-for-Charlie, who change, suffer, and ultimately make essential discoveries about themselves during the fierce World War II ...
Style: rough, captivating, bleak, epic, surreal ...
Plot: war, sergeant, invasion, battles, world war two, military life, battle, soldier, infantry, commander, jungle, squad ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century
Place: pacific ocean
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 4.6
 343
Rebel (1985)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: This drama is set in World War II Australia, where an American Marine, Rebel is recuperating from wounds suffered in battle. He is weary of war and is intent on going AWOL and escaping from Australia. He becomes infatuated with a local singer, Kathy ...
Style: realistic, serious
Plot: world war two, soldier, nightclub, awol, fall in love, wartime life, love affair, love triangle, war, military, unfulfillment, romance ...
Time: year 1942
Place: australia, sydney australia
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Love and Honor (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: When a young soldier in Vietnam gets dumped by his hometown girl, he and his best friend decide to go AWOL and return to the States to win her back.
Style: psychological, emotional, serious, romantic, sentimental ...
Plot: vietnam war, anti war, love and romance, friends, homecoming, wartime life, soldier, military, drugs/alcohol, looking for love, wooing, romance ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: usa, michigan
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Absent Without Leave (1992)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: New Zealand, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: In 1942 Wellington, Daisy Edwards, 16 and pregnant, relies totally on her just-wed husband, Ed, who is little older than she. Ed is suddenly drafted into the army and is to be sent overseas to battle while Daisy is sent to her father in Auckland. ...
Plot: world war two, soldier, miscarriage, awol, pregnancy, marriage, railway station, absent without leave, prison, conscription
Time: 1940s
Place: new zealand
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Elvira Madigan (1967)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: Sweden
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Hedvig Jensen is a famous ropewalker and is known to her public as Elvira Madigan. She meets Lieutenant Sixten Sparre, a Swedish officer who is married and has two children. They both decide to run away, but since Sixten deserted the army, he cannot ...
Style: atmospheric, gloomy, emotional, stylized, captivating ...
Plot: suicide, destructive relationship, tragic love, social differences, love affair, unfulfilled love, down on your luck, romance, couples, society, unfulfillment, tragic hero ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: eastern europe
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 4.8
 7K
The Courier (2019)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 99 min.
Story: This intense action-thriller unfolds in real time as two embattled souls fight for their lives. Gary Oldman stars as a vicious crime boss out to kill Nick, the lone witness set to testify against him. He hires a mysterious female motorcycle courier ...
Style: suspense, captivating, entertaining, exciting, ambiguous ending ...
Plot: danger, survival, bomb, gunfight, crime boss, chase, messenger, witnessing a crime, crimes, deadly, crime, female agent ...
Time: 2010s
Place: empire state building manhattan new york city, washington d.c., manhattan new york city, tower bridge london, london ...
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 5.8
 318
Captive (2008)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Russia, Bulgaria
Duration: 80 min.
Story: The story of a young Chechen and his Russian captor during their civil war.
Plot: bare breasts, rescue, defection, murder, chastity, mob violence, dog bite, soldier, forest, rape, single mother, nightmare ...
Place: chechnya
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Million Dollar Baby (2004)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 132 min.
Story: Despondent over a painful estrangement from his daughter, trainer Frankie Dunn isn't prepared for boxer Maggie Fitzgerald to enter his life. But Maggie's determined to go pro and to convince Dunn and his cohort to help her.
Style: emotional, bleak, sad, rough, bad ending ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: boxing, underdog, athlete and trainer, female boxer, sport, determination, athlete's life, unlikely friendships, human spirit, mentor protege relationship, ambition, contests and competitions ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa, las vegas, england, california ...
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 5.7
 3K
Crash Pad (2017)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A hopeless romantic who thinks he's found true love with an older woman, only to learn that she's married and that his fling is merely an instrument of revenge against her neglectful husband.
Style: romantic, semi serious, captivating, humorous, feel good
Plot: married woman, one night stand, married couple, revenge, love, frame up, infidelity, blackmail, older woman younger man relationship, one-night stand, skirt, lunch ...
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The Monocled Mutineer (1986)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: UK
Duration: 75 min.
TV show
Story: The Monocled Mutineer is a British television series made by the BBC in 1986, and shown on BBC1, the first episode being transmitted on 31 August 1986, intended to head BBC1's autumn season of drama. Viewed by about ten million people, the ...
Plot: world war one, mutiny, trench warfare, murder, awol, class differences, uniform, rebellion, impostor, british army, execution, british military ...
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 5.5
 1K
AWOL (2016)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: A young woman in the Army must make tough decisions when her love for an older woman causes her to question just where she is going. Adapted from Deb Shoval's 2011 short film of the same name.
Style: lgbt cinema, queer cinema, sincere, sexy, captivating ...
Plot: lgbt, older woman younger woman relationship, lesbian love, first love, lesbian relationship, extramarital affair, u.s. military, lesbian sex, fall in love, lesbian, countryside, class differences ...
Place: pennsylvania, canada, afghanistan
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The Triple Echo (1972)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A WW2 deserter holes up on a farm with disastrous results. Overlooked gem with Glenda Jackson in one of her best roles and Oliver Reed playing a part he was made for.
Style: touching, sentimental, offbeat, humorous, emotional ...
Plot: soldier, farm, world war two, deserter, cross dressing, on the run, romance, military, war, transvestism, love and romance, bittersweet ...
Place: england, europe
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Survival of the Dead (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: On an island off the coast of North America, local residents simultaneously fight a zombie epidemic while hoping for a cure to return their un-dead relatives back to their human state.
Style: suspenseful, rough, exciting, scary, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: zombie, island, apocalypse, survival, gory, violence spree, deadly, chaos, group of strangers, supernatural, danger, siege ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: delaware, usa, philadelphia, ireland
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 8.2
 438K
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: serious, emotional, tense, rough, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, mixed martial arts, fist fighting, warrior, sport, boxing, teacher, training, fight scenes, athlete and trainer, contests and competitions, parents and children ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: pittsburgh, usa, el paso texas, atlantic city new jersey, philadelphia ...
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The Waterdance (1992)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: An oft overlooked film about struggling to deal with paralysis. Author Joel Garcia breaks his neck while hiking, and finds himself in a rehab center with Raymond, an exaggerating ladies man, and Bloss, a racist biker. Considerable tension builds as ...
Style: touching, realistic, psychological, sincere, uplifting ...
Plot: rehabilitation, friendship, disability, love and romance, paralysis, human nature, human spirit, society, hopes, life philosophy, paraplegic, couple relations ...
Time: 90s
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 8.2
 332K
Downfall (2004)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: Germany, Austria, Italy
Duration: 156 min.
Story: In April of 1945, Germany stands at the brink of defeat with the Russian Army closing in from the east and the Allied Expeditionary Force attacking from the west. In Berlin, capital of the Third Reich, Adolf Hitler proclaims that Germany will still ...
Style: psychological, bleak, disturbing, thought provoking, serious ...
Plot: hitler, world war two, third reich, nazism, war, suicide, desperation, confined, national socialism, ss, war crime, paranoia ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s, year 1942, year 1945
Place: germany, europe, berlin germany, munich germany, prague czechoslovakia ...
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 6.9
 66K
Stripes (1981)
Genre: Comedy, War
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: John Winger, an indolent sad sack in his 30s, impulsively joins the U.S. Army after losing his job, his girlfriend and his apartment.
Style: humorous, feel good, not serious, funny, intense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: boot camp, u.s. army, friendship, soldier, basic training, military life, disorder, military, taxi driver, sergeant, flirting, obstacle course ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 70s
Place: italy, kentucky, milan italy, west germany, czechoslovakia ...
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 7.0
 8K
The Rose (1979)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Midler is the rock-and-roll singer Mary Rose Foster (known as the Rose to her legions of fans), whose romantic relationships and mental health are continuously imperiled by the demands of life on the road.
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, sincere, touching ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: rock band, alcohol abuse, ambition, rise and fall, blues, rose, music, addiction, drug abuse, bittersweet, drugs/alcohol, friends ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, year 1969, 70s
Place: usa, new york, new jersey
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 8.4
 609K
Apocalypse Now (1979)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, War
Country: USA
Duration: 147 min.
Story: At the height of the Vietnam war, Captain Benjamin Willard is sent on a dangerous mission that, officially, "does not exist, nor will it ever exist." His goal is to locate - and eliminate - a mysterious Green Beret Colonel named Walter ...
Style: bleak, tense, psychological, disturbing, atmospheric ...
Plot: army, anti war, jungle, mission, soldier, vietnam war, losing-it hero, military, insanity, unfulfillment, chaos, war ...
Time: 20th century, 1960s, 60s, year 1969
Place: vietnam, cambodia, asia, southeast asia
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 6.2
 67K
Redemption (2013)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Homeless and on the run from a military court martial, a damaged ex-special forces soldier navigating London's criminal underworld seizes an opportunity to assume another man's identity, transforming into an avenging angel in the process.
Style: serious, exciting, atmospheric, emotional, talky ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, ex military, homeless, redemption, haunted by the past, crimes, swat team, tough heroes, gangsters, drugs/alcohol, chase, gangster ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: london, england, afghanistan, new orleans
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 5.1
 5K
Java Heat (2013)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Indonesia, USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: An American in Indonesia teams up with a Muslim cop to track down a terrorist.
Style: suspenseful, rough, exciting, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, partners against crime, law enforcement, vengeance, partners, rivalry, master criminal, danger, tough heroes, crimes, profanity, graphic violence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: indonesia, asia
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 6.7
 198K
2 Guns (2013)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A DEA agent and an undercover Naval Intelligence officer who have been tasked with investigating one another find they have been set up by the mob -- the very organization the two men believe they have been stealing money from.
Style: buddy comedy, humorous, exciting, entertaining, funny ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, undercover, corruption, bank robbery, cia, foe turned friend, working undercover, organized crime, betrayal, investigation, money, hidden identity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, 80s
Place: usa, mexico, california
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Miracle at St. Anna (2008)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: Italy, USA
Duration: 160 min.
Story: Miracle at St. Anna chronicles the story of four American soldiers who are members of the all-black 92nd "Buffalo Soldier" Division stationed in Tuscany, Italy during World War II.
Style: rough, sincere, suspenseful, epic, intense ...
Plot: soldier, world war two, partisan, military, behind enemy lines, battles, war crime, interracial relations, racism, war, village, military life ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 1940s, 40s, year 1944 ...
Place: italy, europe, berlin germany, rome italy, harlem manhattan new york city ...
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 6.0
 198
After the Rain (1999)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: South Africa, USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Steph, an Afrikaner, struggles with his past and heritage in the new South Africa. When his girlfriend befriends a black South African man called Vusisizwe trouble brews.
Style: realistic, serious
Plot: soldier, love triangle, friendship, couples, friends, romance, love and romance, society, rehearsal, drinking, courtroom, court ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 80s, 70s
Place: south africa, africa
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