Balkan war movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant balkan war movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, serious, bleak, suspenseful, rough and tense films and TV shows about / with balkan war, murder, war, soldier, sniper, politics, life is a bitch, redemption, death and massacre plots mostly in Drama, War and Thriller genres shot in USA, Italy, Germany and other countries.
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balkan war movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as balkan war: The Hunting Party (2007), Twice Born (2012), The Bull (1994), Ulysses' Gaze (1995), The Hunted (2003), Harrison's Flowers (2000), Warriors (1999), O ilios tou thanatou (1978), War Live (2000), Love (2005).

List of balkan war movies

The Hunting Party (2007)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Thriller, War
Country: USA, Croatia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Mexico
Duration: 101 min.
Story: An emerging journalist (Jesse Eisenberg), an experienced cameraman (Terrence Howard), and a discredited reporter (Richard Gere) find their bold plan to capture Bosnia's top war criminal quickly spiraling out of control when a UN representative ...
Style: serious, talky, tense, suspenseful, rough ...
Plot: journalism, war crime, cia, vacation, reward, friendship, journalist, vengeance, adventure, track down, civil war, spy ...
Time: contemporary, 90s, 20th century, 2000s
Place: serbia, former yugoslavia, europe, croatia, bosnia ...
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Twice Born (2012)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: Italy, Spain
Duration: 127 min.
Story: Full-throttle melodrama about an ill-starred romance set against the backdrop of the siege of Sarajevo. A mother brings her teenage son to Sarajevo, where his father died in the Bosnian conflict years ago.
Style: touching, serious, realistic, sincere, suspenseful ...
Plot: power of love, life is a bitch, parents and children, haunted by the past, family relations, single parent, hopes, redemption, italian soldier, suicide, balkan war, dealing with death ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 90s
Place: bosnia, sarajevo, europe, balkan, bosnia herzegovina
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The Bull (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Franco, after being fired from his job decides, as compensation for the damage, to steal a bull from his former company.
Style: road movie, surprise ending
Plot: bull, unemployment, fired from the job, balkan war, economic crisis, breeding, wagon train, family relations, animals, hopes, absent husband, cattle ...
Time: 90s
Place: hungary, italy, croatia
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Ulysses' Gaze (1995)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Greece, France, Italy, Germany, UK, Federal Republic of Yugoslavia, Romania, Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina
Duration: 176 min.
Story: "A," a Greek filmmaker living in exile in the United States, returns to his native Ptolemas to attend a special screening of one of his extremely controversial films. But A's real interest lies elsewhere--the mythical reels of the ...
Style: thought provoking, captivating, serious, realistic, bleak ...
Plot: greek, emperor, battles, filmmaking, performer's life, state affairs, life is a bitch, war, obsessive quest, politics, introspection, human nature ...
Place: greece, former yugoslavia, europe, balkan, bucharest ...
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The Hunted (2003)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: In the wilderness of British Columbia, two hunters are tracked and viciously murdered by Aaron Hallum. Former Special Operations instructor, L.T. Bonham is approached and asked to apprehend Hallum, his former student, who has 'gone rogue' ...
Style: serious, tense, psychological, suspenseful, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: manhunt, combat, homicidal maniac, commando, swat team, chase, forest, murder, special agents, survivalist, haunted by the past, massacre ...
Time: contemporary, 90s, 21st century, 2000s
Place: oregon, kosovo, usa, portland oregon, former yugoslavia ...
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Harrison's Flowers (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: France
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Harrison Lloyd is a Pulitzer-winning photojournalist. His wife and family are making it hard for him to keep his mind on his work when he's in a war zone, and he wants to change jobs to something less stressful. But he's got one last ...
Style: disturbing, bleak, rough, brutal, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: genocide, missing person, murder, battles, journalism, photojournalist, war, obsessive quest, crimes, love affair, civil war, violence ...
Time: 90s, 80s, year 1991, 70s
Place: former yugoslavia, croatia, europe, new jersey, serbia ...
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Warriors (1999)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: UK
Duration: 175 min.
TV show
Story: If the conflict in Bosnia has become something of a forgotten war, it's not for the want of trying from the immensely powerful BBC film Warriors, the story of five young soldiers and their harrowing experiences in the region.
Style: realistic, serious, rough, disturbing, bleak ...
Plot: war crime, bosnian war, genocide, atrocity, ethnic cleansing, state affairs, life is a bitch, military, against humanity, soldier, war, anti war ...
Place: bosnia herzegovina, former yugoslavia, europe, bosnia
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O ilios tou thanatou (1978)
Genre: Drama
Country: Greece
Duration: 115 min.
Plot: balkan war, aunt, vendetta, killing an animal, village, suicide, death, horse, folk dance
Time: year 1917
Place: crete
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War Live (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, War
Country: Federal Republic of Yugoslavia
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Belgrade, 1999. Producer Sergei and his film crew are in a disastrous situation - the film they're making is under threat - there's no money, the crew are dissatisfied - and NATO bombing is just around the corner. Then a member of the ...
Style: captivating
Plot: politics, filmmaking, money, aerial bombardment, political intrigue, political unrest, filmmaker, financial problem, con trick, lie, social problems, film producer ...
Time: year 1999
Place: athens greece
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Love (2005)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Serbia and Montenegro
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Told through a looping, non-linear narrative from each of the characters' points of view, the film reconstructs the stories of a Yugoslav hit man, his former lover and her police officer boyfriend, as their paths cross in New York.
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, non-linear, neo noir
Plot: hitman, hotel, woman in danger, rescue, hostage, murder, redemption, gangsters, crimes, terrorism, romance, law enforcement ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, former yugoslavia, usa, europe
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Snipers Valley (2007)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Germany
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Kosovo 1999: Two KFOR soldiers save a Serbian woman from the vendetta of an Albanian child and lose their political and emotional distance.
Plot: soldier, new love, rescue, vendetta, male female relationship, redemption, war crime, orphan, ethnic conflict, boy, father daughter relationship, vengeance ...
Place: germany, kosovo, albania
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Savior (1998)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A hardened mercenary in the Foreign Legion begins to find his own humanity when confronted with atrocities during the fighting in Bosnia
Style: bleak, rough, tense, disturbing, suspenseful ...
Plot: atrocity, rape, mercenary, war crime, terrorism, civil war, redemption, genocide, soldier, pregnancy, hopes, sniper ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: serbia, former yugoslavia, europe, bosnia, balkan ...
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Sabotage (1996)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Former special services agent plays an intricate game of chess involving several federal agencies. Queen takes pawn.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, enigmatic, tense, disturbing ...
Plot: mercenary, betrayal, hostage, fbi, martial arts, gunfight, sniper, bodyguard, conspiracy, false accusation, bomb, fistfight ...
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My Name Is Modesty: A Modesty Blaise Adventure (2004)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Modesty, raised by a casino owner after being abandoned by her parents, has become skilled in the ways of fighting and now acts as the casino owner's bodyguard. When she's unable to prevent the owner's murder at the hands of an old ...
Style: serious, stylized, suspenseful, realistic, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, martial arts, murder, secret identity, femme fatale, vigilantism, vengeance, criminal heroes, dishonesty, rivalry, betrayal, escapades ...
Time: contemporary
Place: morocco
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Warriors (2002)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller, War
Country: Spain
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A tense drama that revolves around a platoon of Spanish soldiers, following the innocent young men as they step from the training field into a hell for which nothing could have prepared them.
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: military, politics, soldier, military life, political unrest, life is a bitch, survival, chaos, battles, terrorism, captivity, genocide ...
Place: kosovo, former yugoslavia, europe, macedonia
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The Battle on the River Neretva (1969)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Yugoslavia, Italy, West Germany, USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: In January 1943 the German army, afraid of an Allied invasion of the Balkans, launched a great offensive against Yugoslav Partisans in Western Bosnia. The only way out for the Partisan forces and thousands of refugees was the bridge on the river ...
Style: epic, captivating, exciting, serious, realistic ...
Plot: world war two, battles, adventure, life is a bitch, soldier, escapades, rivalry, against humanity, war, state affairs, military, heroes ...
Time: 1940s, year 1943
Place: former yugoslavia, europe, bosnia
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ZOS: Zone of Separation (2009)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Canada
TV show
Story: ZOS: Zone of Separation is a Canadian television drama mini-series, co-executive produced by Paul Gross. It is an eight-part Canadian original drama mini-series about the life and death struggle to enforce a U.N.-brokered ceasefire in the fictional, ...
Style: thought provoking, serious, disturbing, realistic, bleak ...
Plot: military, un, military life, peaceful mission, society, life is a bitch, rivalry, religions or cults, war, anti war, violence spree, muslim ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: former yugoslavia, europe
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Home for Christmas (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Norway, Sweden, Germany
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Adapted from a series of short stories by Norwegian author Levi Henriksen, Bent Hamers Home for Christmas weaves together the lives of people struggling to find their way home on a Christmas Eve, beneath the colors of the Northern Lights. The plot ...
Style: touching, semi serious, emotional, humorous, non-linear ...
Plot: christmas, friendship, hopes, human nature, small town, unfulfillment, loneliness, multiple storylines, bittersweet, couple relations, friends, couples ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: norway, europe, former yugoslavia
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