Military enlistment movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant military enlistment movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, serious, dramatic, intense, suspense and complex films and TV shows about / with military enlistment, family relations, storytelling, soldier, death, culture clash, father son relationship, singer, mother son relationship and vengeance plots mostly in Drama, War and Romance genres shot in USA, France, UK and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as military enlistment: Dog Jack (2010), Walking the Streets of Moscow (1964), Tolkien (2019), The Best of Youth (2003), Mademoiselle de Maupin (1966), Black and White in Color (1976), A Separate Peace (2004), American Pastime (2007), Love at First Fight (2014), Short Stories (2012).

List of military enlistment movies

 4.8
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Dog Jack (2010)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: "Dog Jack" is the story of a slave boy and his dog who escape the master's plantation, join the union army, and have to face their former master on the battlefield. The story is inspired by the historical true-life adventures of the ...
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, uplifting, bleak
Plot: american civil war, military, soldier, heroes, teenage boy, scout, military enlistment, slave, plantation, war, general, corporal punishment ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s
Place: pennsylvania
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Walking the Streets of Moscow (1964)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 78 min.
Story: "I Am Walking Along Moscow" aka "Ya Shagayu Po Moskve" (1963) is a charming lyrical comedy directed by Georgi Daneliya in 1963 that was nominated for Golden Palm at Cannes Film Festival. Daneliya proved that it is possible to ...
Style: sincere, sentimental, humorous, nostalgic
Plot: soviet, wedding, military enlistment, army, fiancee, society, friendship, family relations, love and romance, criminal, ridicule, walking in the rain ...
Place: moscow russia, russia
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 6.8
 32K
Tolkien (2019)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance, War
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: England, early 20th century. The future writer and philologist John Ronald Reuel Tolkien (1892-1973) and three of his schoolmates create a strong bond between them as they share the same passion for literature and art, a true fellowship that ...
Style: bleak, suspense, suspenseful, rough
Plot: boys' school, male friendship, friendship between men, world war one, coming of age, young soldier, soldier, teenage boy, male protagonist, group of friends, treasure, friendship between boys ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, 90s, year 1973, year 1971 ...
Place: england, oxford university
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Egon Schiele: Death and the Maiden (2016)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Austria, Luxembourg
Duration: 110 min.
Story: At the beginning of the 20th Century Egon Schiele is one of the most provocative artists in Vienna. His life and work are driven by beautiful women and an era that is coming to an end. Two women will have a lasting impact on him - his sister and ...
Style: realistic, captivating, serious, touching, non-linear
Plot: painter, model, trial, love, money problems, female nudity, death of brother, terminal illness, posing nude, art exhibition, male full rear nudity, military enlistment ...
Time: 1910s, year 1918
Place: vienna
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The Best of Youth (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Italy
Duration: 366 min.
Story: Spanning four decades, from the chaotic 1960s to the present, director Marco Tullio Giordana's passionate epic 'La Meglio Gioventu' follows two Italian brothers through some of the most tumultuous events of recent Italian history.
Style: touching, sentimental, emotional, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: politics, society, dishonesty, protest, musician, pianist, police brutality, psychiatrist, photographer, political corruption, idealism, state affairs ...
Time: 80s, 60s, 20th century, 90s, 70s ...
Place: italy, lebanon, europe, oxford university, rome italy ...
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Mademoiselle de Maupin (1966)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Romance, War
Country: Italy, France, Yugoslavia, Spain
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Mademoiselle de Maupin escapes from her uncle's castle, invaded by Hungarian troops, under the guise of a clergyman named Theodore. An army recruiter forces Theodore to enlist in the King's army, and not even the religious robe is an ...
Plot: escape, priest, rehearsal, hot temper, one against many, widow, sword duel, homosexual subtext, nobility, military enlistment, horse riding, desertion ...
Time: 18th century
Place: france
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Black and White in Color (1976)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, War
Country: Côte d'Ivoire, France, West Germany, Switzerland
Duration: 90 min.
Story: French colonists in Africa, several months behind in the news, find themselves at war with their German neighbors. Deciding that they must do their proper duty and fight the Germans, they promptly conscript the local native population. Issuing them ...
Style: humorous, witty, suspense, dark humor, cynical ...
Plot: world war one, satire, soldier, military, colonialism, discrimination, anti war, human spirit, wartime life, culture clash, racism, military life ...
Time: 1910s, year 1915, year 1914
Place: africa
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A Separate Peace (2004)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Four friends with one dark secret they could never outrun.
Style: psychological, serious, sincere, emotional, realistic
Plot: friendship, betrayal, boarding school, teenage love, lifestyle, youth, rebellion, teenage life, secret, world war two, school, coming of age ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, year 1943
Place: new england, boston
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American Pastime (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: American Pastime tells a poignant story set against the Japanese-American internment camps during World War II. Rounded up and uprooted from their everyday lives, they remained loyal to the United States and ironically turned to that most American ...
Style: touching, emotional, sincere, captivating, uplifting ...
Plot: interracial relations, human spirit, rivalry, immigrants, society, hopes, racism, anti war, wartime life, small town, husband wife relationship, world war two ...
Time: 1940s, 40s
Place: pearl harbor, los angeles, utah
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Love at First Fight (2014)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Arnaud, facing an uncertain future and a dearth of choices in a small French coastal town, meets and falls for the apocalyptic-minded Madeleine, who joins an army boot camp to learn military and survival skills to prepare for the upcoming ...
Style: sentimental, touching, captivating, light, sincere ...
Plot: forest, teenage love, family business, military, love and romance, fall in love, couples, coming of age, parents and children, disorder, summer, life turned upside down ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: france, south of france
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Short Stories (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Mystery
Country: Russia
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A young writer brings a collection of short stories to a big Moscow publishing house. The manuscript stays at the office and mysteriously influences the lives of anyone who opens it and reads at least one page. There are four stories in the ...
Style: thought provoking, unusual plot structure, captivating, psychological, feel good
Audience: chick flick
Plot: publisher, older man younger woman relationship, corruption, bribe, multiple storylines, society, family life, couples, plan, supernatural, storytelling, librarian ...
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 7.7
 3K
The Round-Up (1966)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Hungary
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Set in a detention camp in Hungary in 1869 at a time of guerilla campaigns against the ruling Austrians.
Style: tense, serious, realistic, psychological, bleak ...
Plot: prison, prison life, escape attempt, snitch, rebellion, confined, life is a bitch, political unrest, corporal punishment, confession of crime, cavalry, european history ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s
Place: hungary, europe, budapest hungary, central europe, budapest
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The Spitfire Grill (1996)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Percy, upon being released from prison, goes to the small town of Gillead, to find a place where she can start over again. She is taken in by Hannah, to help out at her place, the Spitfire Grill. Percy brings change to the small town, stirring ...
Style: sentimental, touching, emotional, serious, realistic ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: small town, friendship, prison, hopes, false accusation, redemption, church, bittersweet, self discovery, couples, friends, dishonesty ...
Time: 90s, quarry
Place: maine, usa, kentucky, new england, ohio
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Slaughterhouse-Five (1972)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sci-Fi, War
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: "Listen: Billie Pilgrim has come unstuck in time." Slaughterhouse-Five is an award-winning 1972 film adaptation of Kurt Vonnegut's novel of the same name. Director Hill faithfully renders for the screen Vonnegut's obsessive story ...
Style: atmospheric, surreal, tense, emotional, serious ...
Plot: world war two, time travel, assassination, alien, sent to the future, family relations, space and aliens, imaginary, war, alien encounter, parents and children, film within a film ...
Time: future, 20th century, 1900s, year 1945, 50s ...
Place: new england, philadelphia, pennsylvania, usa, palm springs california ...
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 6.3
 1K
Safe Passage (1994)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A mother with seven sons feels like she's losing control of her life and her family. But personal...
Style: touching, realistic, serious, sentimental, melancholic ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, family relations, pain, family life, parents and children, family problems, life is a bitch, death in the family, estrangement, couples, terrorism, terminal illness ...
Time: 90s, 70s
Place: middle east, new jersey, utah, beirut lebanon, london
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Private Benjamin (1980)
Genre: Comedy, War
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A sheltered young high society woman joins the army on a whim and finds herself in a more difficult situation than she ever expected.
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, sentimental, funny ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick, teens
Plot: soldier, fish out of water, basic training, military base, boot camp, starting over, female soldier, military life, self discovery, military, transformation, gender ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s
Place: paris france, usa
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Operation Snafu (1961)
Genre: Comedy, War
Country: UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Tricked into joining the RAF by a wily judge, wide boy Horace Pope sets his sights on the main chance, teams with slow-witted, good-hearted gypsy Pedlar Pascoe, and works up a lucrative racket in conning both his colleagues and the RAF. By means of ...
Plot: air raid, british, briton abroad, wager, con artists, raf, world war two, train, cockney, british military, ends with freeze frame, pub ...
Time: 1940s
Place: france
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The Notorious Bettie Page (2005)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Bettie Page grew up in a conservative religious family in Tennessee and became a photo model sensation in 1950s New York. Bettie's legendary pin-up photos made her the target of a Senate investigation into pornography, and transformed her into ...
Style: bleak, erotic, melancholic, factual, sexual ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: pornography, bdsm, showbiz, rise and fall, ambition, individuality, journal, life is a bitch, sexuality, nudity (full frontal - brief), censorship, fetishism ...
Time: 50s, 1930s, 1940s, 20th century, 30s ...
Place: usa, new york, tennessee, nashville tennessee, miami beach ...
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 5K
My Boy Jack (2007)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Author Rudyard Kipling and his wife search for their 17-year-old son after he goes missing during WWI.
Style: realistic, serious, suspense, tense
Plot: world war one, battles, military, family relations, british army, teenage life, war, officers and cadets, parents and children, missing person, father son relationship, fear ...
Time: year 1915, 1910s
Place: germany, england, france
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Lions for Lambs (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller, War
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Three stories told simultaneous in ninety minutes of real time: a Republican Senator who's a presidential hopeful gives an hour-long interview to a skeptical television reporter, detailing a strategy for victory in Afghanistan; two special ...
Style: thought provoking, serious, psychological, realistic, emotional ...
Plot: terrorist, politics, propaganda, conservative, state affairs, war, behind enemy lines, hopes, society, danger, soldier, helicopter ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, future
Place: afghanistan, washington d.c., usa, iran, california ...
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The Land Girls (1998)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: UK, France
Duration: 111 min.
Story: During World War II, the organisation "The Women's Land Army" recruited women to work on British farms while the men were off to war. Three such "land girls" of different social backgrounds - quiet Stella, young hairdresser ...
Style: realistic, sentimental, touching, serious, sincere ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: countryside, world war two, friendship, fall in love, hopes, war, romance, working class, friends, soldier, love and romance, society ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s
Place: england, europe, britain, pearl harbor, english channel ...
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 7.0
 175K
Jarhead (2005)
Genre: Action, Biography, Drama, War
Country: USA, UK, Germany
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Jarhead is a film about a US Marine Anthony Swofford’s experience in the Gulf War. After putting up with an arduous boot camp, Swafford and his unit are sent to the Persian Gulf where they are eager to fight, but are forced to stay back from the ...
Style: intense, realistic, disturbing, tense, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gulf war, marines, u.s. military, iraq war, american soldier, boot camp, anti war, death, military life, pride and honor, basic training, war ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1990, year 1989, year 1991 ...
Place: iraq, saudi arabia, middle east, hawaii, philadelphia ...
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 7.0
 14K
Days of Glory (2006)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: Algeria, France, Morocco, Belgium
Duration: 123 min.
Story: During WWII, four North African men enlist in the French army to liberate that country from Nazi oppression, and to fight French discrimination.
Style: realistic, rough, serious, emotional, suspense ...
Plot: battles, war, world war two, self esteem, algerian, heroes, society, politics, army, prejudice, nazi, justice ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1940s, 40s, year 1943 ...
Place: france, africa, italy, algeria, europe ...
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The Human Stain (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: Germany, Ireland, USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Coleman Silk is a worldly and admired professor who loses his job after unwittingly making a racial slur. To clear his name, Silk writes a book about the events with his friend and colleague Nathan Zuckerman, who in the process discovers a dark ...
Style: sincere, serious, emotional, psychological, melancholic ...
Plot: self destructing, tennis, haunted by the past, dishonesty, hidden identity, loss of child, couples, disorder, love affair, society, loneliness, delusion ...
Time: 90s, year 1998, year 1944, 1990s, 20th century ...
Place: new england, usa, new jersey, massachusetts, oxford university
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How the West Was Won (1962)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 164 min.
Story: The epic tale of the development of the American West from the 1830s through the Civil War to the end of the century, as seen through the eyes of one pioneer family.
Style: epic, exciting, realistic, serious, intense ...
Plot: old west, wilderness, gold, attempted murder, small town, criminal, native american, outlaw, frontier, adventure, family, crimes ...
Time: 19th century, 1830s, 1840s, 1850s, 1860s ...
Place: california, missouri, ohio, arizona, usa ...
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A Screaming Man (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Belgium, Chad
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Present-day Chad. Adam, sixty something, a former swimming champion, is pool attendant at a smart N'Djamena hotel. When the hotel gets taken over by new Chinese owners, he is forced to give up his job to his son Abdel. Terribly resentful, he ...
Style: realistic, serious, thought provoking, captivating, contemplative ...
Plot: hotel, political unrest, life is a bitch, military, ex athlete, parents and children, anti war, moral dilemma, dishonesty, soldier, introspection, fired from the job ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: africa
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 7.0
 350
Hedd Wyn (1992)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: UK
Duration: 123 min.
Story: 'Hedd Wyn' is a 1992 Welsh anti-war biopic. Ellis Humphrey Evans, a farmer's son and poet living at Trawsfynydd in the Meirionydd countryside of upland Wales, competes for the most coveted prize of all in Welsh Poetry - that of the ...
Plot: poet, brother sister relationship, wound, preacher, explosion, minister, conscientious objector, soldier, nurse, punched in the face, blood, student ...
Time: 1910s
Place: wales, new zealand, balkan
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The Godfather: Part II (1974)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 202 min.
Story: In the continuing saga of the Corleone crime family, a young Vito Corleone grows up in Sicily and in 1910s New York. In the 1950s, Michael Corleone attempts to expand the family business into Las Vegas, Hollywood and Cuba.
Style: captivating, epic, atmospheric, dramatic, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mafia, gangsters, crimes, criminal heroes, ambition, rise to the top, organized crime, corruption, immigrants, melancholy, family relations, casino ...
Time: 50s, 40s, 1920s, 1940s, 60s ...
Place: cuba, italy, new york, las vegas, sicily ...
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The Godfather Trilogy: 1901-1980 (1992)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 583 min.
Story: The multigenerational saga of the rise and fall of the Corleone crime family.
Style: surprise ending, epic
Plot: cosa nostra, crime boss, shot in the forehead, loss of son, mafia, pregnancy, fratricide, suicide, police brutality, extortion, italian american, opera ...
Time: 1950s, 1940s, 1920s, 1960s, 1910s ...
Place: las vegas, havana cuba, bronx new york city, new york, cuba ...
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Gangs of New York (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA, Italy
Duration: 167 min.
Story: It's 1863. America was born in the streets. Amsterdam Vallon returns to the Five Points of America to seek vengeance against the psychotic gangland kingpin, Bill the Butcher, who murdered his father years earlier. With an eager pickpocket by ...
Style: rough, stylized, tense, suspense, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, vengeance, revenge, organized crime, gang war, gangsters, betrayal, army, corruption, mob boss, crime boss, criminal heroes ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s, 1840s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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