Military draft movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant military draft movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, serious, dramatic, emotional, thought provoking and captivating films and TV shows about / with military draft, military service, friendship, storytelling, politics, mentor, dialogue, society, father son relationship and brutality plots mostly in Drama, Romance and Comedy genres shot in USA, UK, France and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as military draft: Transistor Love Story (2001), Platoon (1986), The Independent (2000), Robin Hood (2018), Queen & Country (2014), Steal This Movie (2000), The Greatest (1977), A Separate Peace (2004), I Am Curious (1967), Bye Bye Birdie (1995).

List of military draft movies

Transistor Love Story (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: Thailand
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Phaen is a suburban young man with a great love for music. He never misses a chance to show off his voice at temple fairs in his village. It is at one of the fairs that he meets and falls in love with Sadao. On their wedding day, Phaen gives Sadao a ...
Style: touching, captivating, sincere, light, social realism ...
Plot: singing competition, singer, love, employer employee relationship, marriage, singing, village, military service, military, co worker co worker relationship, bigger dreams, singing contest ...
Place: thailand, bangkok thailand
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 8.1
 383K
Platoon (1986)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 120 min.
Story: As a young and naive recruit in Vietnam, Chris Taylor faces a moral crisis when confronted with the horrors of war and the duality of man.
Style: realistic, rough, disturbing, thought provoking, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: soldier, vietnam war, battles, battlefield, military, war crime, jungle warfare, combat, military life, jungle, squad, character change ...
Time: 20th century, year 1967, year 1968, 1960s, 60s
Place: vietnam, asia, southeast asia
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The Independent (2000)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: The Independent is a mockumentary comedy film made in 2000, directed by Stephen Kessler, starring Jerry Stiller as an independent film maker, who makes little-known B movies with titles like Twelve Angry Men and a Baby. The film spoofs independent ...
Style: humorous, dark humor, light, satirical, stylized ...
Plot: parody, filmmaking, media, artists and showbiz, misfit, media satire, nothing goes right, fictional biography, film producer, serial killer, eccentricity, creativity ...
Time: 60s
Place: nevada, boston, england
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 5.3
 65K
Robin Hood (2018)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Hong Kong, Croatia, France, Hungary
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A war-hardened Crusader and his Moorish commander mount an audacious revolt against the corrupt English crown.
Style: captivating, exciting, stylized, scenic, atmospheric ...
Plot: robin hood, archer, origin of hero, money, heroes, medieval, bow and arrow, sheriff, archery, thief, love, crossbow ...
Time: middle ages
Place: england, arabia
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Queen & Country (2014)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama, History
Country: Ireland, France, UK, Romania
Duration: 114 min.
Story: An Englishman who grew up in London during World War II joins the military to fight in the Korean War.
Style: captivating, semi serious, realistic, humorous, based on true events
Plot: military life, military, soldier, boot camp, friends, disorder, wartime life, youth, buddies, war, bittersweet, training camp ...
Time: 50s, 1950s, 20th century, year 1953, year 1952
Place: england, europe
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Steal This Movie (2000)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Five years after Yippie founder Abbie Hoffman goes underground to avoid a drug-related prison sentence, he contacts a reporter to get out the story of the FBI's covert spying, harassment and inciting of violence they then blame on the Left.
Style: serious, captivating, sincere, suspenseful, realistic ...
Plot: injustice, on the run, environmentalism, fighting the system, politics, state affairs, vietnam war, hidden identity, dishonesty, depression, justice, mental illness ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 60s, 1960s, year 1968
Place: usa, new york, chicago illinois, woodstock, manhattan new york city ...
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 6.0
 1K
The Greatest (1977)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Sport
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: The Greatest is a 1977 film about the life of boxer Muhammad Ali, in which Ali plays himself. It was directed by Tom Gries and Monte Hellman. The song "Greatest Love of All", later remade by Whitney Houston, was written for this film and ...
Style: touching, realistic, serious, sincere
Plot: racism, human spirit, contests and competitions, fighting the system, follow your dream, athlete's life, ambition, rising to stardom, hopes, society, politics, lifestyle ...
Time: 70s
Place: asia, vietnam
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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, coming of age, school, world war two ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, year 1943
Place: boston, new england
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 6.1
 4K
I Am Curious (1967)
Genre: Drama
Country: Sweden
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Lena, aged twenty, wants to know all she can about life and reality. She collects information on everyone and everything, storing her findings in an enormous archive. She experiments with relationships, political activism, and meditation. Meanwhile, ...
Style: controversial, sexy, sexual, stylized, realistic ...
Plot: politics, film within a film, meditation, student, nudity (full frontal - brief), feminism, experimenting, nosy, strong sexual content, couples, strong female presence, state affairs ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: sweden, europe, spain, stockholm sweden, vietnam ...
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 5.9
 735
Bye Bye Birdie (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Musical
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 135 min.
Story: Rock-and-roll icon Conrad Birdie is about to go into the Army, and plans are being made to arrange his final going-away concert.
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, sentimental, feel good ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: couples, friends, musician's life, contests and competitions, lifestyle, performer's life, love and romance, romance, ambition, artists and showbiz, rock, teenage life ...
Time: 50s, 20th century
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 7.5
 713
The Tribe (1970)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A Marine Corps drill instructor who is disgusted by the fact that the Corps now accepts draftees finds himself pitted against a hippie who has been drafted but refuses to accept the military's way of doing things.
Style: disturbing, bleak, realistic, serious, thought provoking
Plot: boot camp, military, basic training, military life, culture clash, recruit, individuality, hippie, power relations, marines, social relations, rebellion ...
Time: 60s
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The Revolutionary (1970)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: "A", a member of a student protest organization, becomes disenchanted by his group's inability to effect real change. Emboldened to pursue more radical methods by the older, experienced leftist organizer Despard, "A" ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic, thought provoking
Plot: strike, rebelliousness, price of justice, political unrest, rivalry, fugitives, legal action, society, store, college, political intrigue, factory ...
Time: 60s
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The Gay Deceivers (1969)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Danny and Elliot avoid military service by pretending to be gay, but they have to act the part when the recruiting officer doesn't buy it.
Style: cult film, lgbt cinema, gay cinema, homoerotic
Plot: homoeroticism, clothed male naked male, friendship, wrapped in a towel, male male hug, boat, punched in the face, nipples visible through clothing, hoax, sexual identity, homophobe, psychological manipulation ...
Time: 1960s, 60s
Place: los angeles, miami, san francisco
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Yours, Mine and Ours (1968)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: When a widower with 10 children marries a widow with 8, can the 20 of them ever come together as one big happy family?
Style: sentimental, touching, humorous, feel good, light ...
Audience: family outing, date night, kids, teens
Plot: children, family life, adoption, sisters, love and romance, siblings relations, couple relations, fall in love, single parent, childhood, doctors, marriage ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: san francisco
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The Year That Trembled (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: The Year That Trembled is a 1970 coming-of-age story set in the shadow of Kent State that focuses on a group of young characters facing the Vietnam Draft Lottery.
Style: emotional, touching, sentimental, sincere, realistic ...
Plot: lottery, friendship, anti war, college, politics, coming of age, fighting the system, teenage life, rebelliousness, wartime life, campaign, kids in trouble ...
Time: 70s, year 1971, 60s, 1960s, year 1970
Place: vietnam, ohio, usa, asia, cambodia ...
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A Woman of Substance (1984)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 490 min.
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Story: A Woman of Substance charts the life of Emma Harte, from kitchen maid at the beginning of the 20th Century, to respected business woman and Grandmother in the 1980's. From humble beginnings Emma Harte starts her business with a small shop, but ...
Style: stylized, emotional, realistic, serious, captivating
Audience: girls' night
Plot: female protagonist, family relations, ambition, world war one, store, working class, pregnancy, inheritance, master and servant, vengeance, rich and poor, love affair ...
Time: 1910s, 1900s, 1930s, 1920s, 20s ...
Place: england, yorkshire
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Waking the Dead (2000)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A congressional candidate questions his sanity after seeing the love of his life, presumed dead, suddenly emerge.
Style: emotional, psychological, atmospheric, captivating, sentimental ...
Plot: politics, election, obsession, ghost, death, politician, romance, state affairs, haunted by the past, supernatural, love and romance, hopes ...
Time: 80s, 70s, 20th century, year 1973
Place: usa, chile, manhattan new york city, minneapolis minnesota, harvard university ...
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 6.9
 38K
Tigerland (2000)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A group of recruits go through Advanced Infantry Training at Fort Polk, Louisiana's infamous Tigerland, last stop before Vietnam for tens of thousands of young men in 1971
Style: realistic, tense, thought provoking, rough, serious ...
Plot: boot camp, military, military base, recruit, insubordination, vietnam war, basic training, anti war, buddies, attempted murder, stockade, target practice ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: louisiana, usa, kansas, vietnam
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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, serious, emotional ...
Plot: world war two, time travel, assassination, alien, sent to the future, family relations, space and aliens, imaginary, war, alien encounter, parents and children, grudge ...
Time: future, 20th century, 1900s, 1940s, 1950s ...
Place: new england, philadelphia, pennsylvania, usa, hiroshima japan ...
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Racing with the Moon (1984)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Henry and Nicky are small town pals from blue collar families with only a short time before they ship off to World War II. Henry begins romancing new-to-town Caddie Winger, believing her to be wealthy. Mischievious and irresponsible, Nicky gets into ...
Style: touching, realistic, sincere, sentimental, serious ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: friendship, coming of age, small town, world war two, unwanted pregnancy, young lovers, self discovery, teenage life, friendship between men, abortion, bowling, father son relationship ...
Time: 40s, 1940s, 20th century, year 1942, 70s
Place: usa, california, new york
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 6.8
 7K
Prefontaine (1997)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: It's the true-life story of legendary track star Steve Prefontaine, the exciting and sometimes controversial "James Dean of Track," whose spirit captured the heart of the nation! Cocky, charismatic, and tough, "Pre" was a ...
Style: serious, sincere, rough, talky, factual ...
Plot: olympics, runner, sport, underdog, athlete's life, contests and competitions, human spirit, hopes, lifestyle, college, olympic gold medalist, justice ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 60s, 1960s, year 1972 ...
Place: oregon, usa, munich germany, montreal, finland ...
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The Umbrellas of Cherbourg (1964)
Genre: Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: France, West Germany
Duration: 91 min.
Story: This simple romantic tragedy begins in 1957. Guy Foucher, a 20-year-old French auto mechanic, has fallen in love with 17-year-old Geneviève Emery, an employee in her widowed mother's chic but financially embattled umbrella shop. On the evening ...
Style: sentimental, colourful, romantic, lyrical, sweet ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: love triangle, unfulfilled love, young lovers, couple relations, family relations, love and romance, unfulfillment, love, class differences, first love, mother daughter relationship, pregnancy ...
Time: 50s, 1950s, 1960s, 60s, 20th century ...
Place: france, normandy, europe, paris france, tokyo
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Mishima: A Life in Four Chapters (1985)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A fictional account of the life of Japanese author Yukio Mishima told in four parts. The first three parts relate events in three of his novels: The temple of the Golden Pavilion, Kyoko's House, and Runaway Horses. The last part depicts the ...
Style: atmospheric, serious, surreal, contemplative, stylized ...
Plot: friendship, rebellion, emperor, radical, suicide, nationalism, state affairs, writer's life, tragic hero, political unrest, love affair, couple relations ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: japan, mount fuji, tokyo, kyoto japan
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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, california, iran ...
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Letters from Iwo Jima (2006)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History, War
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 141 min.
Story: The story of the battle of Iwo Jima between the United States and Imperial Japan during World War II, as told from the perspective of the Japanese who fought it.
Style: realistic, bleak, contemplative, disturbing, emotional ...
Plot: survival, world war two, battles, military, war, chaos, japanese history, danger, chaos and mayhem, selflessness, brutality, japanese army ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 20th century, year 1945, year 2005
Place: japan, tokyo, asia
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Girl, Interrupted (1999)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: Set in the changing world of the late 1960s, Susanna Kaysen's prescribed "short rest" from a psychiatrist she had met only once becomes a strange, unknown journey into Alice's Wonderland, where she struggles with the thin line ...
Style: psychological, serious, captivating, emotional, heartbreaking ...
Audience: girls' night, teens, chick flick
Plot: mental illness, suicide, psychiatrist, suicide attempt, psychiatric ward, mentally unstable, borderline personality disorder, friendship, coming of age, patient, female protagonist, nurse ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 20th century
Place: usa
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Getting Straight (1970)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Graduate student Harry Bailey was once one of the most visible undergraduate activists on campus, but now that he's back studying for his master's, he's trying to fly right. Trouble is, the campus is exploding with various student ...
Style: sentimental, emotional, humorous, touching, realistic ...
Plot: college, revolution, anti war, vietnam war, student, hopes, youth, society, military, fighting the system, rebelliousness, homecoming ...
Time: 60s
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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, captivating, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, vengeance, revenge, organized crime, gang war, gangsters, betrayal, criminal heroes, courage, army, social decay, crimes ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s, 1840s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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 5.9
 3K
Day Zero (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The military draft is back. Three best friends are drafted and given 30 days to report for duty. In that time they're forced to confront everything they believe about courage, duty, love, friendship and honor. If called to serve, what would you ...
Style: disturbing, sincere, psychological, serious, realistic ...
Plot: friendship, duty, introspection, coping, military, destiny, friends, courage, protestor, politics, anti war, freedom ...
Time: future, september 11 2001
Place: usa, new york, manhattan new york city
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Come See the Paradise (1990)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: USA
Duration: 138 min.
Story: Come See The Paradise is a deeply touching love story set against the backdrop of a dramatic and controversial period in American history, It follows the romance and eventual marriage of Jack McGurn (Dennis Quad), a hot blooded Irish American, and a ...
Style: emotional, contemplative, realistic, serious, thought provoking ...
Plot: forbidden love, world war two, injustice, family relations, interracial relations, racism, culture clash, war, romance, love, interracial romance, opposites attract ...
Time: 1940s, 1930s, 30s, 40s, 20th century ...
Place: seattle, los angeles, north dakota, usa, japan ...
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