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 exciting, serious, suspenseful, stylized, suspense and futuristic films and TV shows about / with fictional war, heroes, good versus evil, battles, adventure, violence, rivalry, danger, battle and distopia plots mostly in Sci-Fi, Action and Adventure genres shot in USA, Japan, UK and other countries.
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fictional war movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as fictional war: Warcraft: The Beginning (2016), Redcon-1 (2018), Alien Outpost (2014), Mutant Chronicles (2008), Legend (1985), Casshern (2004), The Princess and the Pilot (2011), Terminator 2: Judgment Day (1991), Welcome to Marwen (2018), Star Wars: The Force Awakens (2015).

List of fictional war movies

Warcraft: The Beginning (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: China, Canada, Japan, USA
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, suspenseful, scenic, psychotronic, epic ...
Plot: sorcerer, fantasy world, magic, good versus evil, kingdom, wizards, adventure, video game, fictional war, monster, warrior, creature ...
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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: feel good, stylized, humorous, exciting, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: ant, fictional war, nature, picnic, adventure, animal life, wilderness, rivalry, family, escapades, ladybug, bug ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france
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Redcon-1 (2018)
Genre: Action, Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 115 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: suspenseful, brutal, scary, disturbing, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, soldier, fictional war, zombie apocalypse, city, blood, martial arts, rescue mission, military, virus, scientist, zombie survival ...
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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, serious, suspenseful, suspense, homoerotic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: battles, alien invasion, military, fictional war, heroic mission, survival, save the world, good versus evil, evil alien, escapades, chaos, filmmaking ...
Time: future, 21st century, 2030s, 2020s
Place: usa, pakistan, afghanistan
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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, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mutant, soldier, steampunk, battles, fictional war, heroic mission, man versus machine, heroes, deadly, transformation, corporation, chaos ...
Time: future
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Legend (1985)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
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, stylized, gothic, serious, epic ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: sorcerer, imaginary kingdom, devil, warrior, magic, good versus evil, heroes, rescue, adventure, fictional war, elf, 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, adventure, heroes, battles, danger ...
Time: future
Place: japan, tokyo
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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: serious, sincere, exciting, captivating, romantic
Plot: fall in love, friendship, princess, air battle, pilot, fictional war, pretty girl, freedom, bonding, love, fighter pilot, marriage proposal ...
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Terminator 2: Judgment Day (1991)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, France
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, save the world, post apocalypse, terminator, chase, robot, artificial intelligence, future dystopia, manhunt ...
Time: 90s, future, 20th century, year 1991, twentieth century ...
Place: los angeles, usa, california
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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, sad, sincere ...
Plot: rehabilitation, fictional war, toy soldier, photographer, fall in love, fear, friendship, unrequited love, court, marriage proposal, falling in love, beating ...
Time: 21st century, 1960s, year 1944, year 2000, year 1954 ...
Place: belgium, 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: exciting, epic, saga, futuristic, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: space travel, outer space, space wars, adventure, star wars, good versus evil, danger, space battle, space and aliens, fictional war, heroes, deception ...
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, saga, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: space wars, space war, adventure, alien invasion, outer space, danger, rivalry, chaos, fictional war, evil alien, invasion, mars ...
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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, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: heroic mission, adventure, heroes, good versus evil, supernatural, save the world, destiny, rivalry, escapades, danger, imaginary, save the kingdom ...
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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, fighting the system, society, lone hero, totalitarianism, resistance, utopia, gunfight, dictatorship, struggle ...
Time: future, 2000s, 80s
Place: beijing china, china
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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, suspenseful, exciting, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cyberpunk, future dystopia, secret agents, mars, outer space, memory loss, secret agent, chase, space colony, conspiracy, resistance, false memory ...
Time: future, 90s, 1990s, 21st century, 80s
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Starship Troopers (1997)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: Set in the future, the story follows a young soldier named Johnny Rico and his exploits in the Mobile Infantry. Rico's military career progresses from recruit to non-commissioned officer and finally to officer against the backdrop of an ...
Style: futuristic, stylized, exciting, satirical, bloody ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: space wars, space and aliens, spacecraft, evil alien, soldier, military, space travel, heroes, future dystopia, monster, space battle, distopia ...
Time: future, 23rd century
Place: buenos aires argentina, argentina
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Ice Fantasy (2016)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy, War
Country: China
Duration: 44 min.
Story: The story is set a hundred years after a war between the Empire of Snow (Ice Tribe) and the Fire Tribe, where the Fire Tribe was defeated. However, the war was fatal, leaving Prince Ka Suo and his younger half-brother Ying Kong Shi the only royal ...
Style: epic, stylized, sexy, exciting, fairy tale
Audience: teens
Plot: sword and fantasy, romance, fantasy world, fictional war, save the world, magic, interracial romance, natural disaster, good versus evil, mythology, sword and sorcery, adventure ...
Place: china, ancient china
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The War of the Worlds (2019)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 48 min.
Story: Set in Edwardian England, George and his partner Amy attempt to defy the prejudices of society and start a life together, all the while swerving the ongoing chaos of an alien invasion.
Style: apocalyptic, bleak, suspense, tense
Plot: alien invasion, end of the world, alien race, alien attack, post apocalypse, ufo, apocalypse, alien, surprise attack, alien contact, fictional war, survival ...
Time: edwardian era, 1900s, 2010s, turn of the century
Place: england
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Megiddo: The Omega Code 2 (2001)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Stone (the Antichrist) becomes President of the European Union and uses his seat of power to dissolve the United Nations and create a one world government called the World Union.
Style: suspenseful, serious, intense, exciting, futuristic ...
Plot: good versus evil, apocalypse, leadership, supernatural ability, heroic mission, evil empire, rivalry, danger, parents and children, antichrist, battles, battle ...
Time: contemporary
Place: israel, middle east, los angeles, jerusalem, new york
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Beyond Redemption: Space Captain (2014)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Australia
Duration: 109 min.
Story: In the year 2121, a transport ship mysteriously explodes in a remote region of space. The crew of the Redemption go to investigate and find an alluring female cyborg. Before long an alien contagion starts to take over the minds of the crew and the ...
Style: futuristic, suspense, exciting, captivating, psychotronic
Plot: good versus evil, on the run, cyborgs, mind control, alien, fictional war, interracial romance, scientist, conspiracy, friendship, deception, warrior race ...
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G.I. Joe: Valor vs. Venom (2004)
Genre: Animation, Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 77 min.
Story: G.I. Joe, perennial icon of American boyhood, gets a 21st-century update in a new CGI-animated children's series of thrilling military adventure. In this action-packed movie, as America's daring, highly trained special mission force, the ...
Style: serious, exciting, captivating, suspense
Plot: good versus evil, heroes, dictator, battles, warrior, commando, villain, fictional war, behind enemy lines, cobra, laser gun, cartoon violence ...
Time: future, near future
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The Last Love Song on This Little Planet (2005)
Genre: Action, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Based on the Best Selling Anime Series "SAIKANO" Shy coed Chise (played by Aki Maeda from Battle Royale) is madly in love with high school athlete Shuji. The two share a bond which only intensifies when war breaks out in futuristic Japan. ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, exciting, captivating, seinen
Plot: super soldier, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, fictional war, military life, high school, military, bombing, loss of friend, weapon of mass destruction, fall in love, mystery, cyborgs ...
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The Show Must Go On (2010)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Croatia
Duration: 80 min.
Story: During a reality show a war starts, but the producer will do anything to hide it from the contestants.
Style: rough, serious, suspenseful, suspense
Plot: survival, panic, tv show in film, father son relationship, fictional war, paranoia, isolation, television producer, danger, father child relationship, distopia, tv news ...
Time: future
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Robotech: The Shadow Chronicles (2006)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: In the year 2044 AD, the human race has amped-up its space exploration and reached out to the stars through the miracle of ROBOTECHNOLOGY, but not without bringing intergalactic war upon the Earth itself. Heroes will die and allegiances will shift. ...
Style: semi serious, suspense, captivating, exciting, mecha
Plot: androids and robots, adventure, rivalry, a.i., future dystopia, survival, battles, chaos, heroes, danger, escapades, society ...
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Transformers: Armada (2002)
Genre: Action, Animation, Adventure, Family, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Transformers: Armada, known in Japan as Chō Robot Seimeitai Transformers: Micron Densetsu, is a Transformers animated series, comic series and toy line which ran from 2002–2003. It was originally scheduled for 2001, however was delayed until ...
Style: semi serious, stylized, suspenseful, humorous
Audience: kids, family outing, teens, pre-teens
Plot: androids and robots, good versus evil, space wars, battles, adventure, heroic mission, master villain, escapades, danger, save the world, space and aliens, transforming robot ...
Time: future
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Archon Defender (2009)
Genre: Animation, Action, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada
Duration: 70 min.
Story: Archon Defender follows the path of a young woman, Colette, as she seeks her way through adversity to redemption, as the world she once knew is torn apart by war and tyranny. Archon Defender is a solo production by Director David T. Krupicz, who ...
Style: avant garde, suspense, exciting, captivating
Plot: showdown, villain, danger, fictional war, warrior, good versus evil, battles, fight, escape, betrayal, monk, destruction ...
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Hard to Be a God (2013)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Russia
Duration: 177 min.
Story: A group of scientists is sent to the planet Arkanar to help the local civilization, which is in the Medieval phase of its own history, to find the right path to progress. Their task is a difficult one: they cannot interfere violently and in no case ...
Style: thought provoking, surreal, serious, offbeat, contemplative ...
Plot: distant planet, human nature, moral dilemma, society, fictional war, murder, distopia, doctor, impostor, ambush, archer, police station ...
Time: renaissance, middle ages
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The Book of Fate (2003)
Genre: Action, Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi, War, Western
Country: Finland
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Fire, water, wind, earth and emptiness... Five core elements of life that once inspired a book. The Booke of Fate. Far away from here there was a mythical world -free of suffering and injustice. But it wasn't enough. People wanted to play ...
Style: captivating, enigmatic, disturbing, surreal, anthology
Plot: fictional war, vampire, book, castle, adventure, multiple time frames, imaginary, escapades, prediction, spacecraft, destiny, androids ...
Time: 1770s, future, 1880s, 2000s
Place: finland, transylvania
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Alien vs. Ninja (2010)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A band of ninja warriors, led by an Iga Ninja named Yamata, witness a giant ball of fire drop from the sky and crash into the forest. When the warriors find and attempt to identify the object, they discover aliens that attack and feast on them. ...
Style: dark humor, suspenseful, humorous, rough, offbeat ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: save the world, alien, ninja, rivalry, heroic mission, survival, chaos, escapades, deadly, supernatural, danger, gory ...
Time: 16th century, future, 1500s
Place: japan, asia
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Kings (2009)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: A riveting drama about a modern day monarchy, a contemporary re-telling of the timeless tale of David and Goliath. This series is an epic story of greed and power, war and romance, forbidden loves and secret alliances -- and a young hero who rises ...
Style: serious, epic, exciting, captivating, biblical
Plot: royal family, alternate reality, chosen one, queen, king, manipulation, power struggle, against the odds, ambition, politics, dishonesty, high society ...
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