French foreign legion movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant french foreign legion movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, serious, suspenseful, exciting, tense and rough films and TV shows about / with french foreign legion, soldier, foreign legion, heroes, gun, adventure, desert, danger, runaway and death plots mostly in Drama, Adventure and War genres shot in France, Italy, USA and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as french foreign legion: March or Die (1977), Secret of the Sahara (1988), 15 Minutes of War (2019), The Merchant of Four Seasons (1972), Good Work (1999), The Sands of Time (1998), Straight Shooter (1999), Sorcerer (1977), Carry on in the Legion (1967), The Unvanquished (1964).

List of french foreign legion movies

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March or Die (1977)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Romance, War
Country: UK
Duration: 107 min.
Story: The French Foreign Legion, in the early 20s, is tasked to protect a group of Archaeologists in the middle east. After scenes depicting the hardship of day-to-day Foreign Legion life, and the ragtag collection of people who join, the local Arabs take ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, epic, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: archaeologist, foreign legion, obsessive quest, rescue, danger, adventurer, treasure hunt, heroic mission, adventure, military, gypsy, french foreign legion ...
Time: 1910s, 1920s, 20th century, 20s
Place: morocco, africa, middle east
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Secret of the Sahara (1988)
Genre: Adventure
Country: Switzerland, Italy, West Germany, Spain
Duration: 357 min.
Story: No overview found.
Plot: sahara, desert, french foreign legion, secret, foreign legion, treasure, bandit, adventure
Time: 1920s
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15 Minutes of War (2019)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 98 min.
Story: February 1976. Somalian rebels hijack a school bus carrying 21 French children and their teacher in Djibouti City. When the terrorists drive it to a no-man’s-land on the border between Somalia and French territory, the French Government sends out ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspense, suspenseful, bleak ...
Plot: sniper, hostage, terrorist group, female teacher, hostages, french foreign legion, kids in trouble, school bus, danger, shooting, border, terrorist ...
Time: year 1976, 70s
Place: somalia
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The Merchant of Four Seasons (1972)
Genre: Drama
Country: West Germany
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Hans is a street fruit peddler and born-loser. His choice of career upsets his bourgeois family, causing him to turn to drinking and violence. After recovering from a debilitating heart attack, his business finally begins to take off. However the ...
Style: psychological, gloomy, sincere, serious, realistic ...
Plot: alcohol abuse, family relations, couples, french foreign legion, obsession, dishonesty, embezzlement, unfulfillment, life is a bitch, destructive relationship, infidelity, couple relations ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 50s, 1950s
Place: germany, morocco, munich germany, bavaria, paris france
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Good Work (1999)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: France
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Foreign Legion officer, Galoup, recalls his once glorious life, leading troops in the Gulf of Djibouti. His existence there was happy, strict and regimented, but the arrival of a promising young recruit, Sentain, plants the seeds of jealousy in ...
Style: surreal, touching, realistic, serious, meditative ...
Plot: foreign legion, military, soldier, officers and cadets, battles, power relations, resentment, life turned upside down, military life, destructive relationship, obsession, father son relationship ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: africa, paris france, ethiopia, marseille, france ...
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The Sands of Time (1998)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 180 min.
Story: Despite her friends' warnings, a woman travels to the Sahara, determined to find her missing archaeologist father and the magical tower he was searching for. Aided by a mysterious prince, she battles outlaws and the desert's harsh ...
Plot: french foreign legion, sahara, archaeology, desert, hanged man, horse, biplane, horse riding, camel, bible quote
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Straight Shooter (1999)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller, Action
Country: Germany
Duration: 88 min.
Story: After his daughter died of cancer, former French foreign legionnaire "Straight Shooter" alias Volker Bretz threatens those who financed, built, favoured and now work the nuclear power plant Atar II to kill one of them each day until the ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, exciting, tense, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: soldier, cancer, state affairs, chases and races, crime, undercover, immigrants, crimes, rivalry, heroes, political unrest, vigilantism ...
Time: 90s
Place: europe, germany
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 17K
Sorcerer (1977)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Four criminals from different parts of the globe, all hiding from their pasts in the same remote South American town, agree to risk their lives transporting gallons of unstable nitroglycerin across dangerous jungle.
Style: tense, captivating, exciting, psychological, suspenseful ...
Plot: jungle, survival, danger, oil company, dynamite, dangerous mission, rope bridge, existentialism, bandit, terrorist, human nature, introspection ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: nicaragua, jerusalem, paris france, new jersey, central america ...
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Carry on in the Legion (1967)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Bertram Oliphant West (also known as Bo West) wants to clear his unjustly smeared reputation. He joins the Foreign Legion, with Simpson his manservant in tow. But the fort they get posted to is full of eccentric legionnaires, and there is trouble ...
Style: realistic, not serious, humorous
Plot: parody, desert, farce, foreign legion, military, escapades, silly humor, military life, disorder, anti hero, save the day, rivalry ...
Time: 20th century
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The Unvanquished (1964)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 115 min.
Story: In this drama that alludes to the Algerian War with France of the 1960s, Thomas is a deserter from the French Foreign Legion who is on the run from authorities. He helps damsel in distress Dominique, who has been taken hostage by a group of ...
Style: french noir
Plot: kidnapping, hostage, gunshot wound, male objectification, female lawyer, french soldier, neo noir, gunfight, cuckold, wound, deserter, roadblock ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, year 1961, year 1959
Place: algeria
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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, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night, teens
Plot: martial arts, on the run, heroes, bet, drug dealer, ambition, rivalry, revenge, opponent, contests and competitions, family relations, tough heroes ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 80s
Place: los angeles, california, usa, north africa, paris france ...
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Operation Leopard (1980)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, War
Country: France
Duration: 96 min.
Story: In May 1978, the mining town of Kolwezi in Katanga, Zaire (now Democratic Republic of Congo, the former Belgian Congo) is under attack from a group of communist guerillas coming from nearby Angola. The Europeans who work for the Belgian mining ...
Plot: foreign legion, combat, war, firearm, paratrooper, commando raid, french, soldier, beret, military uniform, french soldier, french foreign legion ...
Place: congo
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Isabelle Eberhardt (1991)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: Australia, France
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Story of a young woman journalist who becomes enmeshed in the politics of the annexation of Morrocco from Algeria at the turn of the twentieth century.
Plot: military officer, drowning, feminist, desert, captain, arab, foreign legion, radical, deportation, love, husband wife relationship, french ...
Place: morocco, algeria
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 1K
Deserter (2002)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Unlikely friends in a melting pot of confusion. Simon Murray fights for the French Foreign Legion. Pascal Dupont fights for himself. War torn men question honour, hope, morality...because you can desert everything...except yourself.
Style: realistic, serious, touching, tense
Plot: introspection, military life, military, rebellion, soldier, rivalry, hopes, moral dilemma, friendship, idealism, war, basic training ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, year 1960
Place: algeria, africa
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Farewell, Friend (1968)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 115 min.
Story: After serving together in the French Foreign Legion, a mercenary and a doctor leave the service and go their separate ways. Later, they are reunited and become involved with a caper involving millions in a high-security safe. The two men become ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic, french noir
Audience: boys' night
Plot: femme fatale, soldier, rivalry, chase, manipulation, heist, friendship, storage unit, male friendship, friendship between men, mind game, criminal's revenge ...
Time: 60s
Place: france, europe, paris france, marseille, congo
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Cowards Bend the Knee (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Story of Guy Maddin, hockey player for the Maroons, and son of a local hairdresser/abortion doctor. Guy tries to overcome his own cowardice (and multiple head-knocks) as he navigates through a dream-like Winnipeg.
Style: surreal, atmospheric, suspenseful, psychological, mind bending ...
Plot: murder, pregnancy, abortion, vengeance, dangerous attraction, tragic love, psychopath, investigation, prodigy, obsession, ice hockey, addiction ...
Time: contemporary
Place: canada
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Secondhand Lions (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: "Secondhand Lions" follows the comedic adventures of an introverted boy left on the doorstep of a pair of reluctant, eccentric great-uncles, whose exotic remembrances stir the boy's spirit and re-ignite the men's lives.
Style: feel good, sentimental, humorous, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: greed, fish out of water, adventure, money, family, adventurer, eccentric family, family secret, odd couple, disorder, youth, wilderness ...
Time: 20th century, 1910s, 60s, 1960s
Place: texas, usa, africa, middle east, france
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Saint Laurent (2014)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 150 min.
Story: 1967-1976. As one of history's greatest fashion designers entered a decade of freedom, neither came out of it in one piece.
Style: stylized, captivating, realistic, serious, homoerotic
Plot: fashion, gay, fashion designer, ambition, rise to the top, couple relations, interview, nudity (full frontal - brief), sewing, scandal, male prostitute, gender ...
Time: 60s, 70s, 1960s, 20th century, year 1960 ...
Place: paris france, france, europe
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The Battle of Algiers (1966)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Algeria, Italy
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Tracing the struggle of the Algerian Front de Liberation Nationale to gain freedom from French colonial rule as seen through the eyes of Ali from his start as a petty thief to his rise to prominence in the organisation and capture by the French in ...
Style: bleak, realistic, disturbing, thought provoking, suspenseful ...
Plot: revolution, rebellion, bomb, military, resistance, french, freedom, torture, chaos, rebel, capture, oppression ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1950s, year 1957, year 1956 ...
Place: algeria, africa, north africa, france, paris france ...
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The Curse of King Tut's Tomb (2006)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 170 min.
Story: Thousands of years ago, the great Child King Tutankhamen ruled. Few know the details of his life -- No one knows the secrets of his death. All that is about to change.Free -spirited archaeologist Danny Fremont (Casper Van Dien, Sleepy Hollow) is ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, exciting, psychotronic
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: mummy, adventurer, treasure hunt, heroic mission, curses spells and rituals, supernatural ability, daring rescue, adventure, danger, master warrior, imaginary, obsessive quest ...
Place: egypt, africa, middle east
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