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 serious, realistic, suspense, emotional, captivating and bleak films and TV shows about / with awol, soldier, brutality, military, chase, death, betrayal, violence, runaway and friendship plots mostly in Drama, Action and War genres shot in USA, Canada, UK and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as awol: Spin2: Revenge (2015), Three Blind Mice (2008), Love and Honor (2013), Lakshya (2004), Ride in a Pink Car (1974), Warriors (1994), Tigerland (2000), The Thin Red Line (1998), Rebel (1985), Lionheart (1990).

List of awol movies

 3.9
 956
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: swat team, fleeing, awol, held captive, double agent, police officer, torture, police officer taken hostage, lapd, pregnant woman, suitcase of money, woman in a bikini ...
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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, semi serious ...
Plot: friendship, military, introspection, self discovery, escapades, rebellion, naval officer, awol, family relations, redemption, society, meet the parents ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: sydney australia, 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, realistic ...
Audience: chick flick, date night, teens
Plot: vietnam war, anti war, soldier, love and romance, friends, wartime life, homecoming, military, looking for love, army, awol, girl ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: michigan, usa
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 7.9
 24K
Lakshya (2004)
Genre: Action, Drama, Romance, War
Country: India
Duration: 186 min.
Story: An aimless, jobless, irresponsible grown man joins the army and matures into a battlefield hero.
Style: inspirational, realistic, serious, captivating, touching ...
Audience: date night
Plot: soldier, old love, domineering father, redemption, self discovery, family relations, military, slacker, military life, heroic mission, coming of age, against the odds ...
Time: 90s
Place: pakistan, middle east, india, asia, kashmir ...
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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: vietnam war, awol, vietnam veteran, corruption, wife, accidental killing, native american, stealing a car, return
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 4.3
 593
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: realistic, serious, exciting, rough, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: top secret, terrorism, awol, soldier, battles, prostitute, heroes, adventure, chase, crimes, rivalry, fugitives ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: canada
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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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The Thin Red Line (1998)
Genre: Drama, History, 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: epic, visually appealing, philosophical, atmospheric, rough ...
Plot: war, world war two, sergeant, jungle, infantry, soldier, anti war, survival, invasion, pacific island, military life, ethnic conflict ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century
Place: asia, japan, pacific ocean
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 4.6
 402
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: serious, realistic
Plot: world war two, awol, wartime, empire, teenager, nightclub, soldier, love affair, military life, fall in love, wartime life, tragic love ...
Time: year 1942
Place: australia, sydney australia
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 6.2
 37K
Lionheart (1990)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Lyon Gaultier is a deserter in the Foreign Legion arriving in the USA entirely hard up. He finds his brother between life and death and his sister-in-law without the money needed to heal her husband and to maintain her child. To earn the money ...
Style: exciting, rough, suspenseful, sentimental, feel good ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, girls' night
Plot: martial arts, on the run, heroes, drug dealer, bet, ambition, rivalry, fight, opponent, contests and competitions, family relations, soldier ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: los angeles, africa, las vegas, usa, california ...
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 5.6
 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, sincere, sexy, sentimental, captivating ...
Plot: lgbt, lesbian, lesbian relationship, lesbian love, small town, bisexual, lesbian couple, older woman younger woman relationship, lesbian sex, class differences, working class, extramarital affair ...
Place: pennsylvania, afghanistan, canada
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 8.2
 356K
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: bleak, disturbing, harsh, atmospheric, intense ...
Plot: world war two, war, suicide, hitler, nazi, nazism, holocaust, fascism, national socialism, third reich, courage, betrayal ...
Time: 1940s, year 1945, 20th century, year 1942
Place: berlin germany, germany, poland, prague, europe ...
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 5.9
 2K
Blue State (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: BLUE STATE is a romantic comedy about a disgruntled Democrat who actually follows through on a drunken campaign promise to move to Canada if George "Dubya" Bush gets re-elected.
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, witty
Plot: vietnam war, politics, political campaign, brother brother relationship, self discovery, political unrest, culture clash, media, state affairs, starting over, democrat, older woman younger man relationship ...
Time: year 2004
Place: usa, canada, ohio, san francisco, washington state ...
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One Night Stand (1984)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Sci-Fi
Country: Australia, Canada
Duration: 94 min.
Story: In Australia, four teenagers in a Sydney theater are astounded to hear the news that a nuclear war has broken out in Eastern Europe. They try to figure out the best way they can survive the coming conflagration.
Plot: awol, nuclear radiation, fear, soldier, flashback, radio, friendship, nuclear, pacifism, fictional war, new year's eve, teenage girl ...
Time: 80s
Place: australia
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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, marriage, pregnancy, prison, conscription, railway station, absent without leave
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: realistic, serious, stylized, atmospheric, emotional ...
Plot: affair, summer, suicide, runaway, awol, lieutenant, romance, unfulfillment, society, life is a bitch, lovers on the run, tragic hero ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: eastern europe
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 4.8
 12K
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, psychotronic, tense, serious, exciting ...
Plot: one woman army, femme fatale, revenge, female warrior, dark heroine, black ops, mysterious woman, one against many, woman in danger, race against time, hitman, crime boss ...
Time: 2010s
Place: manhattan new york city, new york, washington d.c., empire state building manhattan new york city, tower bridge london ...
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 7.2
 158K
War Horse (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History, War
Country: USA, India
Duration: 146 min.
Story: Follows a young man named Albert and his horse, Joey, and how their bond is broken when Joey is sold to the cavalry and sent to the trenches of World War One. Despite being too young to enlist, Albert heads to France to save his friend.
Style: emotional, epic, touching, uplifting, sentimental ...
Audience: date night, family outing, girls' night, teens
Plot: world war one, horse, animals, war, friendship, battles, hopes, military, animal training, human spirit, wartime, cavalry charge ...
Time: 1910s, 1920s, 20th century, year 1914, year 1918
Place: england, belgium, europe, france
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 4.2
 2K
Down River (2018)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller, War
Country: USA
Duration: 70 min.
Story: Four soldiers trapped behind enemy lines must confront their fears and desires while finding a way back to their battalion.
Style: suspense, tense, serious, exciting, semi autobiographical ...
Plot: war criminal, behind enemy lines, gas mask, 20 year old, truck, fictional war, 18 year old, bosnian war, survival, military, murder, prisoner ...
Time: 21st century, 20th century
Place: congo, vietnam, germany, normandy, cambodia
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 4.8
 8K
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, entertaining, captivating, exciting, psychotronic ...
Plot: survival, gunfight, bomb, messenger, chase, crime boss, police, crimes, gangsters, trap, deserter, one woman army ...
Time: 2010s
Place: london, manhattan new york city, empire state building manhattan new york city, washington d.c., tower bridge london ...
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 5.8
 361
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.
Style: captivating, tense, disturbing, suspense
Plot: kidnapper kidnapped relationship, captive, pow, wartime, captivity, soldier, caucasian, defector, abduction, kidnapping, mourning, desertion ...
Place: chechnya
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Blade Runner 2049 (2017)
Genre: Action, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, Canada, Spain
Duration: 164 min.
Story: Thirty years after the events of the first film, a new blade runner, LAPD Officer K, unearths a long-buried secret that has the potential to plunge what's left of society into chaos. K's discovery leads him on a quest to find Rick Deckard, ...
Style: futuristic, neo noir, suspense, thought provoking, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cyberpunk, artificial intelligence, investigation, police detective, violence, robot, dark future, flying car, bounty hunter, existentialism, menage a trois, distopia ...
Time: future, near future, 2040s, 2020s, year 1966 ...
Place: california, los angeles, san diego california, las vegas
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 5.1
 65K
The Snowman (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, USA, Sweden, China
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Detective Harry Hole investigates the disappearance of a woman whose pink scarf is found wrapped around an ominous looking snowman.
Style: serious, surprise ending, suspense, neo noir, scary ...
Plot: serial killer, snowman, murder, snow, clue, police investigation, investigation, police detective, winter, missing woman, doctors, kidnapping ...
Time: year 1989, 2010s, 2000s, year 2006, year 1945 ...
Place: norway, oslo norway
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 4.1
 2K
Solar Crisis (1990)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A huge solar flare is predicted to fry the Earth. Astronauts aboard the spaceship Helios must go to the Sun to drop a bomb equipped with an Artificial Intelligence (Freddy) and a Japanese pilot (as a back up if the Artificial Intelligence fail) at ...
Style: futuristic, exciting, apocalyptic, suspenseful, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: disaster, natural disaster, spacecraft, astronaut, bomb, fantasy world, space travel, catastrophe, clones, desert, death, end of the world ...
Time: future
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Welcome Home, Johnny Bristol (1972)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: An American soldier manages to endure his captivity in a Vietnamese POW camp by keeping alive the memories of life in his home town. When he is finally released from the camp, and is discharged from the military, he goes back to his town - but he ...
Plot: vietnam war, church, airplane, cell, post traumatic stress disorder, psychiatrist, flashback, pow, repressed memory, mistreatment, memory, childhood memory ...
Time: 70s
Place: vermont, vietnam, philadelphia
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 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 ...
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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: realistic, touching, thought provoking, emotional, talky ...
Plot: disability, friendship, paraplegic, rehabilitation, life philosophy, love and romance, paralysis, society, hopes, human nature, human spirit, physical disability ...
Time: 90s
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 6.8
 75K
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: funny, feel good, humorous, intense, not serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: military, friendship, boot camp, basic training, soldier, slacker, cold war, u.s. army, nudity (full frontal - brief), flirting, obstacle course, u.s. military ...
Time: 80s, 70s, 20th century
Place: california, milan italy, italy, czechoslovakia, west germany ...
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 6.4
 20K
Stop-Loss (2008)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A veteran soldier returns from his completed tour of duty in Iraq, only to find his life turned upside down when he is arbitrarily ordered to return to field duty by the Army.
Style: emotional, sad, harsh, stylized, serious ...
Plot: u.s. military, friendship, iraq war, politics, soldier, death, war, homecoming, redemption, small town, depression, wartime life ...
Time: future, contemporary, 21st century
Place: texas, usa, canada, middle east, vietnam ...
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 6.9
 9K
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: sexy, road movie, melancholic, harsh, talky ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: addiction, rock and roll, rock band, musician, love, women, alcohol abuse, drug abuse, rock, music, bittersweet, drugs ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, year 1969, 70s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey
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