Fictional war movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant fictional war movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out serious, exciting, suspenseful, visually appealing, futuristic and stylized films and TV shows about / with fictional war, heroes, battles, violence, rivalry, battle, destiny, fight, good versus evil and technology plots mostly in Action, Adventure and Sci-Fi genres shot in USA, UK, Japan and other countries.
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fictional war movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as fictional war: Warcraft: The Beginning (2016), Total Recall (1990), Underworld: Rise of the Lycans (2009), Redcon-1 (2018), Alien Outpost (2014), Mutant Chronicles (2008), Legend (1985), Casshern (2004), Shaolin (2011), Battleship (2012).

List of fictional war movies

Warcraft: The Beginning (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: China, USA, Canada, Japan
Duration: 123 min.
Story: The peaceful realm of Azeroth stands on the brink of war as its civilization faces a fearsome race of invaders: orc warriors fleeing their dying home to colonize another. As a portal opens to connect the two worlds, one army faces destruction and ...
Style: exciting, psychotronic, scenic, suspenseful, epic ...
Plot: sorcerer, fantasy world, wizards, kingdom, magic, giant creature, good versus evil, warrior, creature, adventure, demon, invasion ...
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Minuscule: Valley of the Lost Ants (2013)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 89 min.
Story: In a peaceful little clearing, the remains of a hastily abandoned picnic sparks a battle between two tribes of ants. A bold young ladybug finds himself caught in the middle. He befriends the leader of the black ants, Mandible, and helps him save the ...
Style: stylized, feel good, humorous, exciting, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: ant, fictional war, nature, picnic, adventure, wilderness, animal life, rivalry, family, escapades, ladybug, bug ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france
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Total Recall (1990)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Construction worker Douglas Quaid discovers a memory chip in his brain during a virtual-reality trip. He also finds that his past has been invented to conceal a plot of planetary domination. Soon, he's off to Mars to find out who he is and who ...
Style: futuristic, twists and turns, exciting, rough, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cyberpunk, future dystopia, space colony, secret agents, mars, secret agent, outer space, memory loss, fictional war, chase, conspiracy, resistance ...
Time: future, 21st century, 90s, 1990s, 80s
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Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen (2009)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 149 min.
Story: Sam Witwicky leaves the Autobots behind for a normal life. But when his mind is filled with cryptic symbols, the Decepticons target him and he is dragged back into the Transformers' war.
Style: exciting, semi serious, psychotronic, surreal, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: robot, battles, chaos, androids and robots, evil alien, military, fictional war, extraterrestrial, man versus machine, good versus evil, cyborgs, alien ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, prehistoric times, stone age
Place: egypt, washington d.c., virginia, shanghai, new york ...
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Underworld: Rise of the Lycans (2009)
Genre: Action, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: USA, New Zealand
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A prequel to the first two Underworld films, this fantasy explains the origins of the feud between the Vampires and the Lycans. Aided by his secret love, Sonja, courageous Lucian leads the Lycans in battle against brutal Vampire king Viktor. ...
Style: gothic, exciting, scary, serious, rough ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: werewolf, vampire, battles, beast, slavery, immortality, castle, transformation, imaginary, king, lovers, fictional war ...
Time: 2000s, 12th century
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Redcon-1 (2018)
Genre: Action, Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 118 min.
Story: A squad of eight Special Forces soldiers are assigned a suicide mission to rescue a scientist from a city ruled by the undead.
Style: brutal, suspenseful, scary, suspense, disturbing ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie outbreak, zombie survival, soldier, zombie, fictional war, zombie apocalypse, city, rescue mission, military, virus, scientist, swat team ...
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Alien Outpost (2014)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK, South Africa
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A documentary crew follows an elite unit of soldiers in the wake of an alien invasion.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, suspense, homoerotic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: alien invasion, battles, evil alien, military, fictional war, heroic mission, survival, good versus evil, save the world, escapades, chaos, filmmaking ...
Time: future, 21st century, 2030s, 2020s
Place: usa, afghanistan, pakistan
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Mutant Chronicles (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: It's the year 2707. Earth's natural resources have all but been exhausted by mankind. Battles rage for the remainder between the competing Corporations. During one such battle the seal is broken and awakens an ancient and deadly machine ...
Style: stylized, exciting, serious, tense, gloomy ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mutant, soldier, steampunk, battles, fictional war, heroic mission, man versus machine, deadly, heroes, transformation, chaos, corporation ...
Time: future, distant future
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Legend (1985)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Set in a timeless mythical forest inhabited by fairies, goblins, unicorns and mortals, this fantastic story follows a mystical forest dweller, chosen by fate, to undertake a heroic quest. He must save the beautiful Princess Lily and defeat the ...
Style: fairy tale, gothic, stylized, serious, epic ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: sorcerer, imaginary kingdom, devil, elf, warrior, magic, good versus evil, rescue, heroes, adventure, fictional war, princess ...
Time: 80s
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Casshern (2004)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 142 min.
Story: Fifty years of war between the Great Eastern Federation and Europa - now merged as Eurasia - have taken their toll on planet Earth. As a result of the use of biological, chemical and nuclear weapons, much of Earth has become uninhabitable and people ...
Style: stylized, exciting, suspenseful, intense, serious ...
Plot: good versus evil, rescue, tragic hero, fictional war, redemption, laboratory, vengeance, heroic mission, heroes, adventure, battles, danger ...
Time: future, distant future
Place: japan, tokyo
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Shaolin (2011)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Hong Kong, China
Duration: 131 min.
Story: China is plunged into strife as feuding warlords try to expand their power by warring over neighboring lands. Fuelled by his success on the battlefield, young and arrogant Hao Jie sneers at Shaolin's masters when he beats one of them in a duel. ...
Style: serious, stylized, bleak, captivating, exciting ...
Plot: monk, shaolin, martial artist, shaolin monk, martial arts, shaolin kung fu, wu shu, state affairs, monastery, conquering, dictatorship, refugee ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century, 20s
Place: china, asia
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Battleship (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Japan, Hong Kong
Duration: 131 min.
Story: When mankind beams a radio signal into space, a reply comes from ‘Planet G’, in the form of several alien crafts that splash down in the waters off Hawaii. Lieutenant Alex Hopper is a weapons officer assigned to the USS John Paul Jones, part of ...
Style: exciting, serious, psychotronic, suspense, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: alien invasion, evil alien, military, navy, battleship, u.s. navy, ufo, save the world, ship, danger, alien encounter, ocean ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2012, year 2005, year 2006 ...
Place: hawaii, hong kong, japan, new york, tokyo ...
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Underworld: Awakening (2012)
Genre: Action, Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 88 min.
Story: After being held in a coma-like state for fifteen years, vampire Selene learns that she has a fourteen-year-old vampire/Lycan hybrid daughter named Nissa, and when she finds her, they must stop BioCom from creating super Lycans that will kill them ...
Style: gothic, exciting, suspenseful, stylized, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: werewolf, vampire, survival, immortality, good versus evil, supernatural, genetically altered, fictional war, female warrior, mutation, hybrid, imaginary ...
Time: future, 2010s
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The Princess and the Pilot (2011)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Drama, Family, Romance, War
Country: Japan
Duration: 99 min.
Story: The war between the Levamme Empire and the Amatsukami Imperium has been raging for years. In the midst of this struggle, the prince of the Levamme Empire declares his love for Juana del Moral and vows to end the war in one year, as part of his ...
Style: romantic, captivating, serious, sincere, exciting
Plot: fall in love, freedom, love, friendship, pilot, fictional war, air battle, princess, bonding, pretty girl, marriage proposal, airplane ...
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The Scorpion King: Rise of a Warrior (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA, South Africa, Germany
Duration: 109 min.
Story: The heroic tale of young Mathayus and his relentless quest for justice against an evil and powerful villain, King Sargon. Mathayus faces heart-stopping tribulations during his adventurous, odds-defying trajectory toward his ultimate destiny: ...
Style: serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: desert, king, ancient egypt, mummy, vengeance, heroes, revenge, warrior, sword fight, magic, tyrant, fictional war ...
Time: ancient history
Place: egypt, africa, middle east
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Terminator 2: Judgment Day (1991)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 137 min.
Story: Nearly 10 years have passed since Sarah Connor was targeted for termination by a cyborg from the future. Now her son, John, the future leader of the resistance, is the target for a newer, more deadly terminator. Once again, the resistance has ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, tense, suspense, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: man versus machine, androids and robots, cyborgs, time travel, future dystopia, robot, save the world, killer robot, post apocalypse, terminator, artificial intelligence, robot vs. robot ...
Time: 90s, future, 20th century, 2020s, twentieth century ...
Place: los angeles, usa, california, united states
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Eragon (2006)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, UK, Hungary
Duration: 104 min.
Story: In his homeland of Alagaesia, a farm boy happens upon a dragon's egg -- a discovery that leads him on a predestined journey where he realized he's the one person who can defend his home against an evil king.
Style: epic, exciting, serious, fairy tale, stylized ...
Audience: teens, kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: dragon, imaginary kingdom, supernatural ability, fantasy world, legends and myths, adventure, chosen one, young heroes, good versus evil, imaginary, heroic mission, danger ...
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Welcome to Marwen (2018)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A man copes with life after an assault by constructing a miniature replica version of a World War II era town in his backyard. Adapted from the 2010 documentary "Marwencol."
Style: uplifting, funny, psychological, sincere, sad ...
Plot: rehabilitation, fictional war, photographer, fall in love, neighbor neighbor relationship, hate crime, falling in love, court, unrequited love, loneliness, friendship, fear ...
Time: 21st century, 2000s, year 1944, year 1954, year 2000 ...
Place: new york, belgium
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Spectral (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Hungary
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A special-ops team is dispatched to fight supernatural being that have taken over a European city.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, suspense, stylized, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: danger, supernatural, survival, escapades, secret laboratory, space and aliens, military, science, battles, save the world, heroes, heroic mission ...
Time: near future, future
Place: usa, new york, eastern europe, virginia
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Star Wars: Clone Wars (2003)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, South Korea
Duration: 5 min.
TV show
Story: This series takes place during the three-year time period between the prequel films Attack of the Clones and Revenge of the Sith. The show depicted the actions of various characters in the Star Wars prequel trilogy, including Anakin Skywalker, ...
Style: saga, exciting, serious, suspenseful, stylized ...
Audience: teens
Plot: space wars, clones, good versus evil, star wars, space opera, jedi, teaching the ways of the world, army, warrior, villain, heroes, cyborgs ...
Time: future
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Nuclear (2009)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 46 min.
Story: When a nuclear bomb destroys Los Angeles ATF agent, Jack Carson, must infiltrate a group of terrorists to find a second nuke set to blow up New York City.
Style: serious, exciting, suspense, suspenseful, neo noir
Plot: fictional war, heroes, undercover, terrorist, nuclear, destruction, terror, swat, city, ransom, nuclear war, demolished city ...
Place: los angeles, new york
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Star Wars: The Force Awakens (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 138 min.
Story: Thirty years after defeating the Galactic Empire, Han Solo and his allies face a new threat from the evil Kylo Ren and his army of Stormtroopers.
Style: saga, futuristic, exciting, stylized, epic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: star wars, outer space, space travel, jedi, space wars, adventure, good versus evil, heroes, space and aliens, spacecraft, danger, space battle ...
Time: future, 2010s
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War of the Worlds 2: The Next Wave (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Two years after the Martian invasion, George Herbert's worst fears are realized: The Aliens have returned. As a second wave of Martian walkers lay waste to what's left of Earth, an alliance of military forces prepares a daring attack on ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, exciting, twists and turns, saga ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: space wars, alien invasion, space war, adventure, evil alien, outer space, rivalry, danger, chaos, fictional war, invasion, mars ...
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War of the Worlds (2005)
Genre: Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Ray Ferrier is a divorced dockworker and less-than-perfect father. Soon after his ex-wife and her new husband drop of his teenage son and young daughter for a rare weekend visit, a strange and powerful lightning storm touches down.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, bleak, serious, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: apocalypse, alien invasion, evil alien, end of the world, invasion, space and aliens, first contact, survival, destruction, humanity in peril, fate of humanity, demolished city ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa, new york, new jersey, south america, paris france ...
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Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines (2003)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Germany, UK
Duration: 109 min.
Story: It's been 10 years since John Connor saved Earth from Judgment Day, and he's now living under the radar, steering clear of using anything Skynet can trace. That is, until he encounters T-X, a robotic assassin ordered to finish what T-1000 ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, intense, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cyborgs, androids and robots, apocalypse, man versus machine, killer robot, chaos, chase, technology gone awry, time travel, artificial intelligence, nuclear holocaust, robot ...
Time: future, 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 2030s ...
Place: usa, los angeles, california, beverly hills
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Star Wars: Episode II - Attack of the Clones (2002)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 142 min.
Story: Ten years after the invasion of Naboo, the galaxy is on the brink of civil war. Under the leadership of a renegade Jedi named Count Dooku, thousands of solar systems threaten to break away from the Galactic Republic. When an assassination attempt is ...
Style: saga, exciting, serious, suspenseful, psychotronic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: space travel, space wars, star wars, jedi, space opera, outer space, heroes, army, good versus evil, sword fight, teaching the ways of the world, political conspiracy ...
Time: future, 2000s
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Midnight Chronicles (2009)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: In the world of MIDNIGHT, it is a time of overwhelming darkness. After three ages of scheming and war, the dark god Izrador has finally defeated the heroes and armies of the free races. Now, he rules the world of Aryth with an iron fist. Enslaved ...
Style: epic, atmospheric, suspenseful, exciting, bleak ...
Audience: teens
Plot: heroic mission, adventure, good versus evil, save the world, supernatural, heroes, elf, destiny, imaginary kingdom, save the kingdom, danger, rivalry ...
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The Matrix Revolutions (2003)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: The human city of Zion defends itself against the massive invasion of the machines as Neo fights to end the war at another front while also opposing the rogue Agent Smith.
Style: exciting, bleak, suspenseful, serious, suspense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: cyberpunk, artificial intelligence, man versus machine, alternate reality, freedom, chosen one, warrior, precognition, virtual reality, save the world, post apocalypse, resistance ...
Time: future, 21st century, 2000s, 23rd century, distant future
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Equilibrium (2002)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: In a dystopian future, a totalitarian regime maintains peace by subduing the populace with a drug, and displays of emotion are punishable by death. A man in charge of enforcing the law rises to overthrow the system.
Style: futuristic, serious, atmospheric, psychological, philosophical ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: future dystopia, distopia, rebellion, society, lone hero, fighting the system, resistance, utopia, dystopic future, gunfight, totalitarianism, dictatorship ...
Time: future, 80s, 2000s
Place: beijing china, china
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Battlestar Galactica (2004)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: When an old enemy, the Cylons, resurface and obliterate the 12 colonies, the crew of the aged Galactica protect a small civilian fleet - the last of humanity - as they journey toward the fabled 13th colony, Earth.
Style: futuristic, stylized, suspenseful, bleak, clever ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: space travel, space wars, androids and robots, outer space, space and aliens, apocalypse, space battle, heroes, battles, rescue, survival, imaginary ...
Time: future
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