Ex soldier movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant ex soldier movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out suspenseful, exciting, suspense, realistic, serious and tense films and TV shows about / with ex soldier, violence, gun, crimes, tough guy, revenge, pistol, murder, gunfight and shot to death plots mostly in Action, Thriller and Crime genres shot in USA, UK, Canada and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as ex soldier: Walking Tall (2004), The Equalizer (2014), The Guest (2014), Pod (2015), Triple Frontier (2019), The Capture (2019), Beauty and the Beast (2012), The Veteran (2011), Walker, Texas Ranger (1993), Kill List (2011).

List of ex soldier movies

 6.3
 71K
Walking Tall (2004)
Genre: Action, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A former U.S. soldier returns to his hometown to find it overrun by crime and corruption, which prompts him to clean house.
Style: realistic, rough, suspenseful, exciting, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night, teens
Plot: ex soldier, ex military, lone hero, home invasion, swat team, heroes, stripper, sheriff, violence, fighting crime, small town, vigilantism ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: washington d.c., usa
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 7.2
 335K
The Equalizer (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 132 min.
Story: In The Equalizer, Denzel Washington plays McCall, a man who believes he has put his mysterious past behind him and dedicated himself to beginning a new, quiet life. But when McCall meets Teri (Chloë Grace Moretz), a young girl under the control of ...
Style: brutal, serious, exciting, rough, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vigilante, one man army, vigilantism, lone hero, fighting crime, gunfight, tough heroes, lone wolves, black ops, loner, corruption, ex soldier ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: boston, massachusetts, usa, moscow russia, russia
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 6.7
 92K
The Guest (2014)
Genre: Action, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A soldier introduces himself to the Peterson family, claiming to be a friend of their son who died in action. After the young man is welcomed into their home, a series of accidental deaths seem to be connected to his presence.
Style: tense, exciting, suspenseful, serious, captivating ...
Plot: soldier, danger, mysterious character, family in danger, family relations, ex soldier, family problems, dishonesty, murder, grief, killing spree, mystery ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, quarry, 80s
Place: usa, new mexico
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 4.4
 3K
Pod (2015)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 76 min.
Story: A family intervention goes horrifically awry within the snowy confines of an isolated lake house.
Style: suspense, scary, suspenseful
Plot: ex soldier, paranoia, creature, brother brother relationship, no survivors, lake house, shot to death, rifle, winter, basement, road trip, house ...
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 6.4
 109K
Triple Frontier (2019)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Struggling to make ends meet, former special ops soldiers reunite for a high-stakes heist: stealing $75 million from a South American drug lord.
Style: tense, exciting, captivating, suspense, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: drug cartel, drug lord, greed, ex special forces, ex soldier, crimes, survival, friendship, danger, violence, murder, 15 year old ...
Time: 2010s
Place: colombia, usa, peru, andes mountains, south america ...
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 7.8
 10K
The Capture (2019)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: When soldier Shaun Emery's conviction for a murder in Afghanistan is overturned due to flawed video evidence, he returns to life as a free man with his young daughter. But when damning CCTV footage from a night out in London comes to light, ...
Style: twists and turns, captivating, suspense, intense
Plot: ex soldier, investigation, lawyer, murder, security camera, stalking, police, capture, court, suspicion of murder, stock footage, mentally unstable ...
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Beauty and the Beast (2012)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Romance, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Detective Catherine Chandler is a smart, no-nonsense homicide detective. When she was a teenager, she witnessed the murder of her mother at the hands of two gunmen and herself was saved by someone – or something. Years have passed and while ...
Style: touching, fairy tale, sentimental, captivating, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: beast, opposites attract, superhuman powers, love and romance, female detective, unlikely couple, impossible love, fall in love, monster, couples, heroes, experiment ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york
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 5.9
 7K
The Veteran (2011)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Soldier Robert Miller returns home from Afghanistan unable to fit back into society. Living on a violent council estate and finding work in undercover surveillance, he becomes obsessed with taking down a group of local gangsters who are ...
Style: serious, exciting, tense, rough, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, ex military, gang, undercover, crimes, ex soldier, gang war, vigilantism, conspiracy, life is a bitch, uncover truth, society ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: london, england, europe, afghanistan
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Walker, Texas Ranger (1993)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: Walker, Texas Ranger is an American television action crime drama series created by Leslie Greif and Paul Haggis, both starring Chuck Norris as a member of the Texas Ranger Division. The show aired on CBS in the spring of 1993, with the first season ...
Style: serious, realistic, exciting, suspense, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: texas ranger, partners against crime, martial arts, martial artist, district attorney, heroes, crimes, crime, law enforcement, good versus evil, police investigation, society ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 2000s, 1990s
Place: texas, usa, southern usa, dallas texas
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 6.4
 37K
Kill List (2011)
Genre: Action, Crime, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Nearly a year after a botched job, a hitman takes a new assignment with the promise of a big payoff for three killings. What starts off as an easy task soon unravels, sending the killer into the heart of darkness.
Style: disturbing, tense, bleak, psychological, suspenseful ...
Plot: hitman, ritual sacrifice, brutality, ex soldier, priest, crimes, crime, deadly, danger, marital problem, violence spree, cult ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
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 4.2
 2K
Detention (2003)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A heroic high school teacher leads a band of students trapped in school by violent drug-runners.
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspense, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: high school, hostage, ex soldier, survival, hostages, confined, one man army, teachers and students, master warrior, dedicated educator, youth, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: bosnia
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 6.1
 44K
The Hunted (2003)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: In the wilderness of British Columbia, two hunters are tracked and viciously murdered by Aaron Hallum. Former Special Operations instructor, L.T. Bonham is approached and asked to apprehend Hallum, his former student, who has 'gone rogue' ...
Style: serious, psychological, suspenseful, tense, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: manhunt, combat, swat team, chase, human monster, murder, special agents, haunted by the past, violence, maniac, massacre, fbi ...
Time: contemporary, 90s, 21st century, 1990s, 2000s
Place: oregon, kosovo, usa, portland oregon, yugoslavia ...
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 6.1
 3K
Far North (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: UK, France
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A soldier's unexpected arrival affects two women's simple existence.
Style: suspenseful, psychological, atmospheric, captivating, serious ...
Plot: hunting, isolation, arctic, survival, nomad, love triangle, mother daughter relationship, ex soldier, eskimo indian, haunted by the past, betrayal, life turned upside down ...
Time: contemporary
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American Ninja 4: The Annihilation (1990)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA, South Africa
Duration: 99 min.
Story: The two American Ninjas, Joe Armstrong and Sean Davidson, team up to do battle against a terrorist and his band of Ninjas.
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: ninja, martial arts, terrorism, soldier, master warrior, battles, ex soldier, deadly, danger, mortal combat, graphic violence, fight to the death ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa
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 5.8
 108K
Skyscraper (2018)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA, Hong Kong
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Framed and on the run, a former FBI agent must save his family from a blazing fire in the world's tallest building.
Style: tense, suspense, psychotronic, emotional, suspenseful ...
Plot: skyscraper, heroism, protective parent, lone hero, fire, panic, penthouse, hi-tech, family in danger, betrayal, kidnapping, ex soldier ...
Time: 2010s
Place: hong kong, china, minnesota
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 8.1
 723K
Gran Torino (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Walt Kowalski is a widower who holds onto his prejudices despite the changes in his Michigan neighborhood and the world around him. Kowalski is a grumpy, tough-minded, unhappy old man who can't get along with either his kids or his neighbors. ...
Style: serious, emotional, thought provoking, suspenseful, contemplative ...
Plot: gang, veteran, gunfight, friendship, interracial relations, elderly, pride and honor, immigrants, neighbor, visceral, prejudice, rape ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: detroit, usa
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 7.5
 34K
The A-Team (1983)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The A-Team is an American action-adventure television series, running from 1983 to 1987, about a fictional group of ex United States Army Special Forces personnel who work as soldiers of fortune, while on the run from the Army after being branded as ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, realistic, semi serious, tense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: swat team, commando, adventure, partners, mercenary, righting the wronged, ex soldier, chases and races, escapades, improvised weapon, gunfight, good versus evil ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa, vietnam
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Blade Runner 2049 (2017)
Genre: Action, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, Canada, Hungary, Spain, Mexico
Duration: 164 min.
Story: Thirty years after the events of the first film, a new blade runner, LAPD Officer K, unearths a long-buried secret that has the potential to plunge what's left of society into chaos. K's discovery leads him on a quest to find Rick Deckard, ...
Style: futuristic, tech noir, suspense, melancholic, enigmatic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cyberpunk, neo noir, artificial intelligence, genetics, bounty hunter, dark future, main character dies, ex soldier, investigation, inventor, freedom fighter, mission ...
Time: future, near future, 2040s, year 1966
Place: los angeles, las vegas, san diego california, california
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 6.4
 4K
Sarrainodu (2016)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 159 min.
Story: Only one man can stop a villain who, backed by his father, brutally murders anyone who gets in the way of his unscrupulous real estate deals.
Style: tense, serious, captivating, exciting
Plot: ex soldier, corrupt politician, heroes, tough guy, murder, love triangle, conspiracy, politician, woman in danger, villain, courage, violence ...
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 7.7
 15K
The Finder (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: Walter Sherman, an Iraq War veteran, has the extraordinary ability to help people find the unfindable.
Style: witty, realistic, exciting, semi serious, suspenseful
Plot: investigation, partners against crime, riddles and clues, talented, teamwork, crime, team, peril, hotshot, weirdo, escapades, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: florida, usa
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 6.2
 6K
Disorder (2015)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 98 min.
Story: An ex-soldier with PTSD is hired to protect the wife and child of a wealthy Lebanese businessman while he's out of town.
Style: tense, captivating, psychological, suspense
Plot: bodyguard, soldier, post traumatic stress disorder, ex soldier, threat, mansion, paranoia, hallucination, rich man, neo noir, anxiety, surveillance camera ...
Time: 2010s
Place: maryland, france, french riviera, afghanistan
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Captain America: Civil War (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 147 min.
Story: Following the events of Age of Ultron, the collective governments of the world pass an act designed to regulate all superhuman activity. This polarizes opinion amongst the Avengers, causing two factions to side with Iron Man or Captain America, ...
Style: comic, exciting, humorous, intense, suspense ...
Plot: superhero, supernatural power, disagreement, masked superhero, teenage hero, costumed hero, teamwork, ex soldier, brainwashing, haunted by the past, escape, death of father ...
Time: 2010s, 1990s, 90s, year 1991
Place: russia, vienna, siberia, eastern europe, cleveland ohio ...
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 6.1
 19K
No Escape (1994)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: In the year 2022, a ruthless prison warden has created the ultimate solution for his most troublesome and violent inmates: Absolom, a secret jungle island where prisoners are abandoned and left to die. But Marine Captain John Robbins, convicted of ...
Style: futuristic, bleak, exciting, serious, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: island, prison, jungle, prison guard, escape, survival, chase, prisoner, adventure, confined, uninhibited rivalry, prison life ...
Time: future, near future
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 4.9
 2K
Big Legend (2018)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: An ex-soldier ventures into the Pacific Northwest to uncover the truth behind his fiance's disappearance.
Style: exciting, tense, disturbing, bleak, scary
Plot: sasquatch, bigfoot, monster, disappearance, wilderness, ex soldier, search, pacific northwest, gunshot, in the woods, groom, self sacrifice ...
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 6.8
 285K
The Transporter (2002)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: France, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Former Special Forces officer, Frank Martin will deliver anything to anyone for the right price, and his no-questions-asked policy puts him in high demand. But when he realizes his latest cargo is alive, it sets in motion a dangerous chain of ...
Style: serious, exciting, stylized, suspenseful, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: lone hero, one man army, chase, tough guy, car chase, chases and races, tough heroes, ex military, smuggling, one against many, danger, lone wolves ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: france, europe, french riviera, saint tropez, cannes ...
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 4.5
 5K
Diablo (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller, Western
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A young civil war veteran is forced on a desperate journey to save his kidnapped wife.
Style: captivating, psychological, tense, suspense, exciting ...
Plot: mental illness, split personality, ex soldier, rescue, chase, murderer, crimes, danger, adventure, hunt down, death, old west ...
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 4.7
 9K
Black Rock (2012)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Three childhood friends set aside their personal issues and reunite for a girls’ weekend on a remote island off the coast of Maine. One wrong move turns their weekend getaway into a deadly fight for survival.
Style: scary, tense, serious, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: teens
Plot: woman in danger, manhunt, survival, confined, friends, self defense, chase, island, communication problem, danger, chases and races, escapades ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: maine, usa
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Vigilante Diaries (2016)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: The Vigilante Diaries is a high octane action-adventure film featuring 90's movie heroes, explosive action, and international espionage. The film revolves around a team of black-ops agents turned crime-fighters, led by a brooding anti-hero, ...
Style: intense, tense, semi serious, suspense
Plot: vigilante, vigilantism, tough guy, gangsters, ex soldier, rescue, gangster, terrorism, mission, electric shock, female domination, torture ...
Place: armenia, scotland, russia
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 7.0
 310K
Jack Reacher (2012)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: When a gunman takes five lives with six shots, all evidence points to the suspect in custody. On interrogation, the suspect offers up a single note: "Get Jack Reacher!" So begins an extraordinary chase for the truth, pitting Jack Reacher ...
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: ex military, loner, sniper, investigation, murder, lone wolves, crimes, drifter, frame up, dishonesty, conspiracy, heroes ...
Time: quarry, 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, pittsburgh, pennsylvania, ohio
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 5.7
 4K
Pony Rides (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: New Orleans, 1981. Sonny Phillips, just discharged from the Army, returns home. The only life he's known is as a gigolo, working for his mother, but he wants to leave that behind. However, the job his Army buddy promised doesn't ...
Style: psychological, disturbing, rough, serious, realistic ...
Plot: pimp, gigolo, prostitute, haunted by the past, older woman younger man relationship, military life, family life, parents and children, society, ex soldier, homosexual, brothel madam ...
Time: 80s, year 1981
Place: new orleans, usa, louisiana
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