Secretary of defense movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant secretary of defense movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out exciting, suspense, suspenseful, serious, intense and surprise ending films and TV shows about / with secretary of defense, danger, chase, heroes, gun, politics, betrayal, catastrophe, u.s. president and murder plots mostly in Action, Thriller and Drama genres shot in USA, Germany, Canada and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as secretary of defense: No Way Out (1987), xXx: State of the Union (2005), Empress Vampire (2019), Air Force One (1997), Tom Clancy's Without Remorse (2021), Eraser (1996), Vice (2018), Sicario: Day of the Soldado (2018), 12 Strong (2018), All the Way (2016).

List of secretary of defense movies

 7.1
 41K
No Way Out (1987)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Navy Lt. Tom Farrell meets a young woman, Susan Atwell , and they share a passionate fling. Farrell then finds out that his superior, Defense Secretary David Brice, is also romantically involved with Atwell. When the young woman turns up dead, ...
Style: suspenseful, neo noir, suspense, psychological, sexy ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: murder, twists and turns, love triangle, conspiracy, political corruption, spy, mystery, cold war, espionage, military, crimes, plot twist ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: washington d.c., pentagon, usa, manila philippines
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xXx: State of the Union (2005)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Ice Cube stars as Darius Stone, a thrill-seeking troublemaker whose criminal record and extreme sports obsession make him the perfect candidate to be the newest XXX agent. He must save the U.S. government from a deadly conspiracy led by five-star ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, rough, serious, sexy ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, girls' night
Plot: spy, espionage, betrayal, u.s. president, fight, heroes, coup d'etat, heroic mission, undercover, daring rescue, secret agents, political conspiracy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: washington d.c., usa, pentagon, virginia
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Empress Vampire (2019)
Genre: Action, Fantasy, Horror, Musical, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: After a series of murders occur, two vampire hunters and some FBI agents hunt down the empress vampire who caused the mayhem.
Style: suspense, tense, suspenseful, captivating, psychotronic
Plot: vampire, supernatural, ritual, robbery, sex scene, halloween party, undead, evil, survival, violence, murder, vampire sex ...
Place: usa, ancient china, romania
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 6.5
 198K
Air Force One (1997)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Russian terrorists conspire to hijack the aircraft with the president and his family on board. The commander in chief finds himself facing an impossible predicament: give in to the terrorists and sacrifice his family, or risk everything to uphold ...
Style: suspense, suspenseful, exciting, intense, serious ...
Audience: girls' night, boys' night
Plot: airplane, hostage, secret service, terrorism, white house, hijacking, terrorist, conspiracy, president, usa president, aviation, political prisoner ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: russia, washington d.c., afghanistan, germany, moscow russia ...
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Tom Clancy's Without Remorse (2021)
Genre: Action, Thriller, War
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: An elite Navy SEAL uncovers an international conspiracy while seeking justice for the murder of his pregnant wife.
Style: suspense, exciting, captivating, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: one man army, terrorism, murder, soldier, navy, prison fight, police, tough guy, revenge, prison, u.s. navy, swat team ...
Time: 2020s
Place: syria, usa, north carolina, langley virginia, pentagon ...
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Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 151 min.
Story: Fearing the actions of a god-like Super Hero left unchecked, Gotham City’s own formidable, forceful vigilante takes on Metropolis’s most revered, modern-day savior, while the world wrestles with what sort of hero it really needs. And with Batman ...
Style: exciting, stylized, intense, epic, serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: superhero, batman, superman character, superhuman powers, revenge, rivalry, vigilante, heroes, alien, justice, good versus evil, save the world ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1981, year 1918, 2010s
Place: usa, washington d.c., kansas, africa, tijuana mexico
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 6.2
 113K
Eraser (1996)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: U.S. Marshall John Kruger erases the identities of people enrolled in the Witness Protection Program. His current assignment is to protect Lee Cullen, who's uncovered evidence that the weapons manufacturer she works for has been selling to ...
Style: suspense, exciting, serious, stylized, suspenseful ...
Audience: girls' night, teens, boys' night
Plot: betrayal, rogue agent, conspiracy, treason, gunfight, corporate crime, witness protection program, police investigation, witness, justice, deception, twists and turns ...
Time: 20th century, future, 90s, 80s, year 1996
Place: new york, maryland, usa, baltimore, san francisco ...
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 7.2
 148K
Vice (2018)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 132 min.
Story: George W. Bush picks Dick Cheney, the CEO of Halliburton Co., to be his Republican running mate in the 2000 presidential election. No stranger to politics, Cheney's impressive résumé includes stints as White House chief of staff, House ...
Style: political, captivating, realistic, psychological, cynical ...
Audience: date night
Plot: u.s. president, u.s. vice president, usa politics, war on terror, u.s. government, iraq war, vice president, political campaign, heart attack, al qaeda, republican party, hospital ...
Time: september 11 2001, year 1963, 21st century, 20th century, year 1980 ...
Place: washington d.c., cambodia, wyoming, usa, america ...
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Sicario: Day of the Soldado (2018)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 122 min.
Story: FBI agent Matt Graver teams up with operative Alejandro Gillick to prevent Mexican drug cartels from smuggling terrorists across the U.S. border.
Style: neo noir, suspense, bleak, disturbing, captivating ...
Plot: terrorist, cia, black ops, drug cartel, cartel, u.s. mexico border, brutality, cia agent, mission, kidnapping, organized crime, corruption ...
Time: 2010s, 21st century
Place: somalia, mexico, texas, sonora, kansas city ...
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 6.5
 83K
12 Strong (2018)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: A team of CIA agents and special forces head into Afghanistan in the aftermath of the September 11th attacks in an attempt to dismantle the Taliban.
Style: touching, exciting, suspenseful, rough, inspirational ...
Plot: cia, taliban, military, heroism, behind enemy lines, al qaeda, us military, soldier, machismo, swat team, battlefield, war on terror ...
Time: september 11 2001, year 2001, 2000s, 21st century
Place: afghanistan, middle east, usa
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The Brady Bunch in the White House (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Mike Brady becomes the President of the United States, and names Carol as his V.P..
Style: parody, not serious, humorous, witty, political ...
Plot: politics, media, goofy hero, political intrigue, campaign, disorder, state affairs, fighting the system, head of state, nothing goes right, rise to the top, family life ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: washington d.c.
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 7.2
 14K
All the Way (2016)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 132 min.
Story: Lyndon B. Johnson's amazing 11-month journey from taking office after JFK's assassination, through the fight to pass the 1964 Civil Rights Act and his own presidential campaign, culminating on the night LBJ is actually elected to the ...
Style: tense, factual, realistic, talky, intense ...
Plot: civil rights movement, racism, politics, president, usa president, propaganda, assassination, ethnic conflict, secret service, civil war, eccentricity, presidential election ...
Time: 60s, year 1963
Place: texas, new jersey, california, usa, america ...
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Olympus Has Fallen (2013)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: When the White House (Secret Service Code: "Olympus") is captured by a terrorist mastermind and the President is kidnapped, disgraced former Presidential guard Mike Banning finds himself trapped within the building. As the national ...
Style: rough, exciting, serious, suspense, intense ...
Audience: girls' night, boys' night, teens
Plot: secret service, terrorism, white house, president, hostage, terrorist attack, secret agents, one man army, daring rescue, u.s. president, betrayal, kidnapping ...
Time: 21st century, 2010s, contemporary
Place: washington d.c., usa, north korea, pentagon, north america
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The Day Reagan Was Shot (2001)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The Day Reagan Was Shot is a 2001 film made for television directed by Cyrus Nowrasteh. The film stars Richard Dreyfuss as Alexander Haig and Richard Crenna as Ronald Reagan.
Style: suspense, realistic, semi serious, disturbing, tense ...
Plot: politics, political conspiracy, americana, assassination, white house, political corruption, road not taken, campaign, head of state, dishonesty, historical event, u.s. vice president ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, poland, washington d.c.
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DC 9/11: Time of Crisis (2003)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: This is the story of the days directly after 9/11, and the president's whereabouts. Scheduled to air shortly before the second anniversary of the September 11 attacks, DC 9/11 takes an inside look at the Bush Administration, beginning with the ...
Style: serious, bleak, thought provoking, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: terrorism, life is a bitch, political conspiracy, leadership, government agency, state affairs, head of state, dishonesty, politics, hijacking, americana, tragic event ...
Time: september 11 2001
Place: usa, new york, washington d.c., manhattan new york city
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 7.5
 2K
The Big O (1999)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
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Story: The Big O is a Japanese animated television series created by director Kazuyoshi Katayama and writer Chiaki J. Konaka for Sunrise. The writing staff was assembled by the series' head writer, Chiaki J. Konaka who is known for his work in the ...
Style: neo noir, futuristic, mecha, tense, exciting ...
Audience: kids
Plot: post apocalypse, memory loss, giant, androids and robots, androids, piloted giant robot, angst, conspiracy, negotiation, power relations, butler, rivalry ...
Time: future
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Gray Lady Down (1978)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: The USS Neptune, a nuclear submarine, is sunk off the coast of Connecticut after a collision with a Norwegian cargo ship. The navy must attempt a potentially dangerous rescue in the hope of saving the lives of the crew.
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: submarine, u.s. navy, disaster, rescue, drowning, daring rescue, survival, adventure, heroes, save the day, tough heroes, ocean ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: pentagon
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 7.0
 266
Under Siege (1986)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 136 min.
Story: Terrorists launch an attack against the USA. Their first strike is by a suicide squad that detonates a truckload of explosives at an army base in Washington DC. FBI probes indicate that the attack is by Arab terrorists led by Iranians. Subsequent ...
Style: political thriller
Plot: terrorist attack, politics, military, bomb, army, racial prejudice, bomber, terrorist plot, president, u.s. military, civil rights, fbi ...
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Transformers: Dark of the Moon (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 154 min.
Story: Sam Witwicky takes his first tenuous steps into adulthood while remaining a reluctant human ally of Autobot-leader Optimus Prime. The film centers around the space race between the USSR and the USA, suggesting there was a hidden Transformers role in ...
Style: exciting, heroic, absurd, humorous, psychotronic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: androids and robots, robot, alien invasion, transforming robot, alien, good versus evil, giant robots, transformation, technology, alien planet, benign alien, fight ...
Time: 21st century, year 1969, contemporary, 60s, year 1961 ...
Place: washington d.c., wisconsin, egypt, pentagon, north america ...
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 7.0
 638K
Transformers (2007)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 144 min.
Story: Young teenager, Sam Witwicky becomes involved in the ancient struggle between two extraterrestrial factions of transforming robots – the heroic Autobots and the evil Decepticons. Sam holds the clue to unimaginable power and the Decepticons will ...
Style: entertaining, exciting, humorous, visually appealing, spiritual ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, girls' night
Plot: alien, robot, car, alien invasion, good versus evil, transforming robot, military, androids and robots, giant robots, save the world, transformation, man versus machine ...
Time: contemporary, future, 21st century, 2000s, 1890s ...
Place: california, washington d.c., los angeles, usa, plymouth ...
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 6.1
 83K
Snake Eyes (1998)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: All bets are off when corrupt homicide cop Rick Santoro witnesses a murder during a boxing match. It's up to him and lifelong friend and naval intelligence agent Kevin Dunne to uncover the conspiracy behind the killing. At every turn, Santoro ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, exciting, intense, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: boxing, crimes, assassination, twists and turns, investigation, conspiracy, brutality, mentor, mission of murder, dishonesty, police officer, political activism ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, contemporary
Place: usa, new jersey, atlantic city new jersey, atlantic city
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The Pentagon Wars (1998)
Genre: Comedy, War
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: From the director of “Made In America” and “The Money Pit” comes a hilarious look at one of the most expensive blunders in military history. Over 17 years and almost as many billion dollars have gone into devising the BFV (Bradley Fighting ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, disturbing, humorous, satirical ...
Plot: soldier, state affairs, undercover, military life, power relations, infantrymen, army investigation, government agency, workplace intrigue, tank, government, cold war ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 90s, 70s
Place: pentagon, washington d.c.
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 7.3
 4K
Path to War (2002)
Genre: Biography, Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 165 min.
Story: From director John Frankenheimer ('The Manchurian Candidate') comes this powerful drama of soaring ambition and shattered dreams that takes a provocative insider's look at the way our country goes to war--as seen from inside the LBJ ...
Style: serious, tense, political, realistic, cult film
Plot: vietnam war, politics, political corruption, military, state affairs, campaign, heroes, head of state, assassination attempt, idealism, political unrest, battles ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, year 1968, year 1966
Place: vietnam, asia, pentagon, saigon, texas
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Independence Day (1996)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 145 min.
Story: On July 2, a giant alien mothership enters orbit around Earth and deploys several dozen saucer-shaped 'destroyer' spacecraft that quickly lay waste to major cities around the planet. On July 3, the United States conducts a coordinated ...
Style: suspense, exciting, tense, futuristic, semi serious ...
Audience: kids, boys' night, teens, family outing
Plot: alien invasion, invasion, space and aliens, end of the world, ufo, alien, evil alien, alien encounter, save the world, extraterrestrial, first contact, survival ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, future
Place: new york, washington d.c., usa, sydney australia, utah ...
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 6.2
 24K
Impostor (2001)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Gary Sinise plays Spencer Olham, a top-secret government weapons designer who is arrested by a clandestine government organization on suspicion of being a clone created by the hostile alien race wanting to take over Earth.
Style: futuristic, exciting, suspenseful, stylized, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: alien, alien invasion, androids and robots, cyborgs, manhunt, future dystopia, on the run, save the world, rivalry, crimes, space and aliens, race against time ...
Time: future, 21st century, contemporary
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Executive Decision (1996)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 133 min.
Story: Terrorists hijack a 747 inbound to Washington D.C., demanding the the release of their imprisoned leader. Intelligence expert David Grant (Kurt Russell) suspects another reason and he is soon the reluctant member of a special assault team that is ...
Style: exciting, suspense, suspenseful, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: airplane, terrorism, hostage, hijacking, rescue, twists and turns, ransom, bomb, surveillance, disaster, senator, military ...
Time: 20th century, year 1995, 90s
Place: pentagon, los angeles, london, athens greece, washington d.c.
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 6.6
 188K
Eagle Eye (2008)
Genre: Action, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Jerry Shaw and Rachel Holloman are two strangers whose lives are suddenly thrown into turmoil by a mysterious woman they have never met. Threatening their lives and family, the unseen caller uses everyday technology to control their actions and push ...
Style: suspense, exciting, serious, intense, futuristic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: surveillance, twists and turns, artificial intelligence, chase, technology gone awry, investigation, law enforcement, mysterious character, life turned upside down, computers and web, fbi, intelligence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, future
Place: washington d.c., usa, pentagon
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 6.6
 450K
Elysium (2013)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 109 min.
Story: In the year 2159, two classes of people exist: the very wealthy who live on a pristine man-made space station called Elysium, and the rest, who live on an overpopulated, ruined Earth. Secretary Rhodes (Jodie Foster), a hard line government ...
Style: futuristic, serious, stylized, exciting, bleak ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: cyberpunk, space station, future dystopia, class conflict, distopia, dystopic future, space and aliens, ecological disaster, post apocalypse, apocalypse, utopia, dark future ...
Time: future, 22nd century
Place: los angeles, south africa, usa
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 7.3
 59K
Thirteen Days (2000)
Genre: Drama, History, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 145 min.
Story: Dramatisation of the Cuban Missile Crisis, the nuclear standoff with the USSR sparked by the discovery by the Americans of missle bases established on the Soviet allied island of Cuba. Shown from the perspective of the US President, John F Kennedy, ...
Style: political, suspenseful, tense, thought provoking, disturbing ...
Plot: cold war, politics, president, political intrigue, leadership, un, diplomacy, white house, spy, undercover, nuclear threat, rivalry ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, year 1962
Place: cuba, ussr, boston, russia, the philippines ...
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