Warplane movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant warplane movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out exciting, realistic, serious, suspenseful, suspense and humorous films and TV shows about / with warplane, danger, military, airplane, soldier, heroes, explosion, death, catastrophe and weapons plots mostly in Action, Drama and War genres shot in USA, UK, Canada and other countries.
warplane movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as warplane: Top Gun: Maverick (2022), Top Gun (1986), Stealth (2005), Hurricane (2018), Midway (2019), Battleship (2012), Battle Los Angeles (2011), Hope and Glory (1987), Catch-22 (1970), Flight World War II (2015).

List of warplane movies

Top Gun: Maverick (2022)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Set in the world of drone technology and fifth generation fighters, this sequel will explore the end of the era of dogfighting.
Style: realistic, intellectual, sad, epic, inspirational ...
Plot: fighter pilot, warplane, fighter plane, u.s. navy, sniper, fighter jet, aircraft carrier, aviator, monster, library, aviation, u.s. military ...
Time: 2020s, 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, san diego california
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Top Gun (1986)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: For Lieutenant Pete 'Maverick' Mitchell and his friend and Co-Pilot Nick 'Goose' Bradshaw being accepted into an elite training school for fighter pilots is a dream come true. A tragedy, as well as personal demons, threaten ...
Style: exciting, realistic, suspense, intense, serious ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, boys' night, girls' night, date night
Plot: u.s. navy, pilot, airplane, military, fighter pilot, officers and cadets, fighter jet, aviation, u.s. military, warplane, aviator, love and romance ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa
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Stealth (2005)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Deeply ensconced in a top-secret military program, three pilots struggle to bring an artificial intelligence program under control ... before it initiates the next world war.
Style: suspense, absurd, bad ending, humorous, funny ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night, teens
Plot: artificial intelligence, u.s. navy, military, aviation, warplane, airplane, aerial combat, spy, female fighter, fighter plane, weapons, man versus machine ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: north korea, seattle, washington d.c., russia, alaska ...
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Hurricane (2018)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: UK, Poland
Duration: 107 min.
Story: The story of the Polish fliers who found themselves fighting for the freedom of their own country in foreign skies. Seen through the eyes of Jan Zumbach, fighter ace and adventurer, it tells how the Poles, driven across Europe by the German war ...
Style: tense, captivating, suspense, suspenseful, exciting
Plot: world war two, air battle, air force, warplane, killed in action, hurricane, aviation, heroic mission, friendship, aerial combat, death, flying ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century
Place: united kingdom, poland
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Midway (2019)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 138 min.
Story: The story of the soldiers and aviators who helped turn the tide of the Second World War during the iconic Battle of Midway in June 1942.
Style: exciting, bleak, scary, suspense, sad ...
Plot: world war two, naval battle, aerial combat, aircraft carrier, warship, sea battle, air battle, navy, fighter plane, fighter pilot, battleship, u.s. navy ...
Time: 1940s, year 1942, 1930s, year 1937, year 1941 ...
Place: pearl harbor, pacific ocean, tokyo, washington d.c., hawaii ...
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The Pilot. A Battle for Survival (2021)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: Russia
Duration: 105 min.
Story: December of 1941, Northwestern Front. A German tank column is moving towards Moscow. During a mission to stop the enemy advance, Nikolai Komlev's IL-2 is shot down. Komlev manages to crash-land his plane in a remote forest clearing. He's ...
Style: suspense, tense, suspenseful, rough, complex
Plot: warplane, world war two, airplane, soldier, military, survival, life & death, courage, fight, russian, rescue, war ...
Time: year 1941
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Battleship (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Japan
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, entertaining, futuristic, psychotronic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, girls' night
Plot: alien invasion, alien, u.s. navy, military, battleship, evil alien, navy, warship, alien encounter, ship, space and aliens, ocean ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, future, year 2012, 2010s ...
Place: hawaii, london, tokyo, new york, pacific ocean ...
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Battle Los Angeles (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: The Earth is attacked by unknown forces. As people everywhere watch the world's great cities fall, Los Angeles becomes the last stand for mankind in a battle no one expected. It's up to a Marine staff sergeant and his new platoon to draw a ...
Style: serious, futuristic, intense, exciting, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: alien invasion, survival, battlefield, evil alien, invasion, extraterrestrial, military, chaos and mayhem, alien encounter, save the world, battles, heroic mission ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, future, 2010s
Place: los angeles, usa, california, america, mojave desert ...
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Isoroku Yamamoto, the Commander-in-Chief of the Combined Fleet (2011)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: Japan
Duration: 140 min.
Story: Admiral Isoroku Yamamoto (1884-1943) was the Japanese Naval commander who was given the order to attack Pearl Harbour, an order he was duty bound to obey which went against his own personal beliefs. While this infamous attack is a low point in ...
Plot: world war two, navy, japanese history, fighter pilot, aviation, attack, air attack, newspaper reporter, war, aerial combats, tragic event, world war one ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 1930s
Place: pearl harbor, pacific ocean, japan
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Hope and Glory (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: British writer/director John Boorman (The Emerald Forest) draws us into an astonishing and exhilarating portrait of his own childhood, set against the terrors of a London torn apart by the onset of WWII. Seven-year-old Billy Rohan (Sebastian Rice ...
Style: realistic, touching, sentimental, humorous, talky ...
Audience: teens
Plot: world war two, wartime, childhood, war, school, children in wartime, youth, wartime life, coming of age, unlikely friendships, character study, ethnic conflict ...
Time: 1940s, year 1939
Place: england, london, europe, britain, big ben london
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Catch-22 (1970)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: A bombardier in World War II tries desperately to escape the insanity of the war. However, sometimes insanity is the only sane way to cope with a crazy situation. Catch-22 is a parody of a "military mentality" and of a bureaucratic society ...
Style: surreal, funny, dark, biting, non-linear ...
Plot: world war two, anti war, military, bomber, satire, aviation, war, rebellion, insanity, violence, surrealism, airplane ...
Time: 1940s, 70s, year 1944, 20th century
Place: sardinia, alexandria egypt, italy, rome italy, new york ...
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Flight World War II (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller, War
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: International Flight 42 is on course, when all of a sudden a massive and weird storm crops up around the plane. This sends the plane back in time to the year 1940- smack dab in the middle of WWII! Now, the crew and passengers must not only find a ...
Style: suspense, exciting, captivating, tense
Plot: time travel, world war two, back in time, airplane, battles, air disaster, german, surrealism, bomb, struggle for survival, time loop, wartime ...
Time: year 1940, 1940s, 2010s
Place: berlin germany
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The Blue Max (1966)
Genre: Action, Drama, Romance, War
Country: UK
Duration: 156 min.
Story: A young pilot in the German air force of 1918, disliked as lower-class and unchivalrous, tries ambitiously to earn the medal offered for 20 kills.
Style: sexy, epic, brutal, breathtaking, talky ...
Plot: world war one, fighter plane, ambition, war, fighter pilot, aviation, military, biplane, rivalry, soldier, aerial combat, german army ...
Time: 1930s, 70s, 1910s, year 1916
Place: berlin germany, france, germany, england
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Starfighter (2015)
Genre: Action, Drama, History
Country: Germany
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Young pilots of the German Air Force only want to fly the new Starfighter. But after a short time, more and more pilots crash and die - and the German government and the air force cover up these incidents.
Plot: cold war era, nato, warplane, plane crash, corruption, television, airplane, flying, german politics, mishap, military, boys and girls ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 60s
Place: west germany
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Tora! Tora! Tora! (1970)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 144 min.
Story: In the summer of 1941, the United States and Japan seem on the brink of war after constant embargos and failed diplomacy come to no end. "Tora! Tora! Tora!", named after the code words use by the lead Japanese pilot to indicate they had ...
Style: epic, factual, talky, intense, serious ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: world war two, war, u.s. navy, aviation, navy, military life, air raid, u.s. military, state affairs, political unrest, warship, u.s. army ...
Time: 70s, 1940s, year 1941, 20th century
Place: hawaii, japan, pearl harbor, washington d.c., asia ...
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Mirror Wars: Reflection One (2005)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: Russia, USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Mirror Wars: Reflection One is a post-cold-war thriller from the Russian point of view. Bad-guy British arms dealer Murdock (Malcolm McDowell) and numerous mercenaries and clandestine agents tries to steal a new Russian stealth fighter. Murdock is ...
Style: realistic, exciting, suspenseful, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: espionage, secret agents, military, save the day, betrayal, daring rescue, fighter plane, escapades, arms dealing, rivalry, heroic mission, empire ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: russia, london, scotland yard
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Invasion Roswell (2013)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: After the American Army shot down a UFO in 1947, generations of elite commandos were secretly trained to deal with the aliens' feared return. However, the extra-terrestrials never came back and the elite force was disbanded. Sixty-six years ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, captivating, tense ...
Plot: invasion, military, alien encounter, battles, spacecraft, heroic mission, patriotism, attack, save the world, teamwork, machismo, destruction ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, albuquerque new mexico
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Iron Eagle II (1988)
Genre: Action, Drama, Romance, War
Country: Canada, Israel
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Chappy Sinclair is called to gather together a mixed Soviet/U.S. strike force that will perform a surgical strike on a massively defended nuclear missile site in the Middle East. Chappy finds that getting the Soviet and U.S. Pilots to cooperate is ...
Style: unusual plot structure, feel good, humorous, ridiculous, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: airplane, air force, aviation, cold war, adventure, aerial combat, fighter jet, fighter plane, military, air attack, childhood, nuclear ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: israel, iraq, russia, middle east
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Battle of Britain (1969)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Country: UK
Duration: 132 min.
Story: In 1940, the Royal Air Force fights a desperate battle against the might of the Luftwaffe for control of the skies over Britain, thus preventing the Nazi invasion of Britain.
Style: epic, exciting, realistic, dramatic, suspense ...
Plot: world war two, aviation, aerial combat, luftwaffe, war, raf, british history, fighter plane, nazi, air battle, airplane, fighter pilot ...
Time: 1940s, 1930s, 20th century, year 1940
Place: poland, england, berlin germany, london, russia ...
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Hot Shots! (1991)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Recruited to join a top-secret mission for the Air Force, a renegade pilot finds himself coping with an incompetent admiral and a carefully selected squadron of flyers who are either inept or half-blind.
Style: parody, humorous, funny, light, talky ...
Audience: kids, date night, family outing, teens
Plot: goofy hero, stupidity, heroic mission, air force, airplane, save the day, military base, disorder, love and romance, satire, military, aviation ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, year 1971, year 1975, 70s ...
Place: california, iraq, mediterranean sea
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Hunter Killer (2018)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: UK, China, France, USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: An untested American submarine captain teams with U.S. Navy SEALs to rescue the Russian president, who has been kidnapped by a rogue general.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, realistic, serious, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: submarine, u.s. navy, navy, warship, battleship, swat team, save the day, tough heroes, escapades, heroes, daring rescue, military coup ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2017, 2010s
Place: pentagon, washington d.c., scotland, moscow russia, scottish highlands ...
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Iron Man (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 126 min.
Story: After being held captive in an Afghan cave, billionaire engineer Tony Stark creates a unique weaponized suit of armor to fight evil.
Style: exciting, witty, entertaining, realistic, intense ...
Audience: teens, kids, girls' night, boys' night
Plot: superhero, heroes, technology, adventure, prodigy, billionaire, intelligence, self sacrifice, weapon system, robot, good versus evil, tony stark character ...
Time: contemporary, future, 2000s, 21st century
Place: usa, california, malibu california, los angeles, middle east ...
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Sara (1997)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: Poland
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Forty-something Leon is an alcoholic, ex-special forces barely scraping by when he's hired by a mobster to protect his 16 year old daughter. Not only does Leon have to clean up his act, but also handle the romantic advances of his ward and the ...
Style: suspenseful, stylized, sincere, serious, realistic
Plot: age difference, forbidden love, girl man relationship, sex with a minor, older man younger woman relationship, love affair, love and romance, love, fall in love, alcohol abuse, crimes, woman in danger ...
Time: 90s
Place: poland, eastern europe
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Ordeal in the Arctic (1993)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Everybody expected military flight Boxtop 22 from Thule into the vast frozen wilderness of Canada's North Western territories to be boring routine, but in a matter of minutes a crash reduces Gulf War veteran pilot Captain John Couch's crew ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: aviation, disaster, heroes, save the day, rescue, survival, escapades, forces of nature, catastrophe, airplane accident, survivor, arctic ...
Time: 90s
Place: canada, greenland
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Fire Birds (1990)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A joint task force operation between the Drug Enforcement Administration and the U.S. Army has been formed to dismantle one of the largest drug cartels operating in South America. Multiple attempts to assault the cartel's mountainous compound ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic, sexy ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: adventure, justice, heroic mission, tough heroes, against the odds, save the day, daring rescue, aviation, helicopter, military, airplane, weapons ...
Time: 80s, future
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True Lies (1994)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 141 min.
Story: Harry Tasker is a secret agent for the United States Government. For years, he has kept his job from his wife, but is forced to reveal his identity and try to stop nuclear terrorists when he and his wife are kidnapped by them.
Style: exciting, humorous, intense, semi serious, suspense ...
Audience: kids, boys' night
Plot: spy, espionage, secret service, secret agents, adventure, marriage, surveillance, terrorist, love and romance, truth serum, undercover, terrorist plot ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, year 1994, 80s
Place: washington d.c., florida, maryland, california, usa
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Firefox (1982)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 136 min.
Story: The Soviets have developed a revolutionary new jet fighter, called "Firefox". Naturally, the British are worried that the jet will be used as a first-strike weapon, as rumours say that the jet is indetectable on radar. They send ex-Vietnam ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, suspense, intense, humorous ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cold war, espionage, fighter plane, spy, chase, fighter jet, aviation, pilot, heroes, runaway, behind enemy lines, heroic mission ...
Time: 80s
Place: russia, england, europe, asia, vietnam ...
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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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Aces: Iron Eagle III (1992)
Genre: Action
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Chappy discovers a drug-smuggling scheme at his own air base. It turns out that the lives of some village people in Peru are at stake, and he decides to fly there with ancient airplanes and friends to free them.
Style: unusual plot structure, satirical, intense, surreal, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: aerial combat, female bodybuilder, airplane, military, aviation, death, adventure, female fighter, world war two, fighter plane, violence, chase ...
Time: 80s, 90s
Place: austin texas, peru, texas
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Rampage (2018)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Primatologist Davis Okoye shares an unshakable bond with George, the extraordinarily intelligent, silverback gorilla who has been in his care since birth. But a rogue genetic experiment gone awry mutates this gentle ape into a raging creature of ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, captivating, touching, funny ...
Plot: monster, gorilla, giant monster, creature feature, animal attack, creature, rescue, destruction, rage, mutation, betrayal, giant animal ...
Time: 2010s
Place: chicago illinois, everglades, los angeles, wyoming, illinois ...
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