General movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant general movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out serious, suspense, tense, suspenseful, realistic and epic films and TV shows about / with general, military, soldier, betrayal, violence, war, army, heroes, dialogue and weapons plots mostly in Drama, Action and War genres shot in USA, France, UK and other countries.
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general movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as general: The Last Castle (2001), Dunkirk (2017), Seven Days in May (1964), The Night of the Generals (1967), Patton (1970), The Patriot (2000), Gladiator (2000), Bridge of Dragons (1999), Sheep in the Big City (2000), An Officer and a Spy (2019).

List of general movies

The Last Castle (2001)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 131 min.
Story: A Court Martialed general rallies together 1200 inmates to rise against the system that put him away.
Style: intense, tense, exciting, rough, bad ending ...
Plot: prison, military, fighting the system, general, prison life, murder, prison riot, sacrifice, manipulation, convict, sadism, power struggle ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: new jersey, iraq
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Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb (1964)
Genre: Comedy, War
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: After the insane General Jack D. Ripper initiates a nuclear strike on the Soviet Union, a war room full of politicians, generals and a Russian diplomat all frantically try to stop the nuclear strike.
Style: political, funny, cerebral, cynical, humorous ...
Plot: cold war, satire, military, nuclear war, nuclear holocaust, u.s. president, nuclear threat, end of the world, president, nuclear, general, disaster ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, year 1942
Place: pentagon, washington d.c., russia, ussr
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 7.8
 642K
Dunkirk (2017)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, Thriller, War
Country: UK, Netherlands, France, USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: The story of the miraculous evacuation of Allied soldiers from Belgium, Britain, Canada and France, who were cut off and surrounded by the German army from the beaches and harbour of Dunkirk between May 26th and June 4th 1940 during World War II.
Style: epic, atmospheric, dramatic, suspense, cerebral ...
Plot: world war two, survival, military, war, evacuation, soldier, army, rescue mission, military officer, air attack, battlefield, bravery ...
Time: 1940s, year 1940, middle ages, 20th century
Place: france, england, english channel, dunkirk, united kingdom ...
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Seven Days in May (1964)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: A U.S. Army general alerts the president of a planned military coup against him.
Style: political, suspenseful, tense, suspense, atmospheric ...
Plot: cold war, politics, conspiracy, white house, military, secret service, u.s. air force, espionage, betrayal, terrorism, race against time, revolution ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 60s, future
Place: pentagon, latin america, austin texas, california, russia ...
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The Night of the Generals (1967)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller, War
Country: UK, France
Duration: 148 min.
Story: An unusual World War II crime thriller about a Nazi investigation into the murder of a prostitute. Major Grau finds himself focusing on three suspects: the Generals Tanz, Kahlenberg and Seydlitz-Gabler – all three of whom, it seems, are also ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, tense, twists and turns, suspense ...
Plot: world war two, murder, investigation, prostitute, serial killer, conspiracy, nazi occupation, mystery, crimes, general, nazi, war ...
Time: 1940s, year 1965, year 1944, year 1942, 60s ...
Place: paris france, france, poland, warsaw poland, hamburg germany ...
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 7.9
 102K
Patton (1970)
Genre: Biography, Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 172 min.
Story: "Patton" tells the tale of General George S. Patton, famous tank commander of World War II. The film begins with patton's career in North Africa and progresses through the invasion of Germany and the fall of the Third Reich. Side ...
Style: epic, realistic, clever, witty, unusual plot structure ...
Plot: world war two, war, military, tank, general, destiny, german, sacrifice, military life, tough guy, violence, rudeness ...
Time: 1940s, year 1943, year 1942, year 1945, year 1944 ...
Place: africa, germany, normandy, italy, europe ...
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 7.2
 273K
The Patriot (2000)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 165 min.
Story: After proving himself on the field of battle in the French and Indian War, Benjamin Martin wants nothing more to do with such things, preferring the simple life of a farmer. But when his son Gabriel enlists in the army to defend their new nation, ...
Style: uplifting, epic, factual, realistic, sincere ...
Audience: girls' night, boys' night
Plot: war, american revolution, revolution, vengeance, battles, human spirit, rebellion, freedom, heroic mission, military, soldier, lone hero ...
Time: 18th century, georgian era, 1770s, 1780s
Place: south carolina, southern usa, england, scotland, virginia ...
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 8.5
 1.5M
Gladiator (2000)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: USA, UK, Malta, Morocco
Duration: 155 min.
Story: In the year 180, the death of emperor Marcus Aurelius throws the Roman Empire into chaos. Maximus is one of the Roman army's most capable and trusted generals and a key advisor to the emperor. As Marcus' devious son Commodus ascends to ...
Style: epic, captivating, breathtaking, exciting, emotional ...
Audience: boys' night, date night
Plot: revenge, ancient rome, roman empire, vengeance, ancient history, gladiator, sword fight, courage, warrior, slavery, freedom, pride and honor ...
Time: 50s, middle ages
Place: rome italy, ancient greece, north africa, italy, germany ...
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Bridge of Dragons (1999)
Genre: Action, Romance, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The tough and cold mercenary Warchild, is working for the man who took care of his war training and upbringing, the greedy General Ruechang. Ruechang is planning to take over the country by marrying Princess Halo. But Halo discovers that Ruechang ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, futuristic, stylized, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, terrorism, general, military, soldier, battles, master warrior, good versus evil, coldhearted, heroic mission, adoption, mercenary ...
Time: 90s
Place: asia, japan
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Sheep in the Big City (2000)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Sheep in the Big City is an American animated television series which ran on Cartoon Network for two seasons, from November 17, 2000, to April 7, 2002. The series' pilot first premiered as part of Cartoon Network's "Cartoon Cartoon ...
Style: satirical, entertaining, feel good, humorous, captivating
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: satire, surrealism, sheep, general, absurd humor, animals, escapades, silly humor, humour, adventure, army, breaking the fourth wall ...
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An Officer and a Spy (2019)
Genre: Drama, History, Thriller
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 132 min.
Story: In 1894, French Captain Alfred Dreyfus is wrongfully convicted of treason and sentenced to life imprisonment at Devil's Island.
Style: suspense, tense, captivating, disturbing, psychological
Plot: spy, lawyer, courtroom, manipulation, espionage, arrest, french history, french army, miscarriage of justice, gay soldier, duel, police investigation ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s, victorian era
Place: paris france, france
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 8.2
 353K
Downfall (2004)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: Germany, Austria, Italy
Duration: 156 min.
Story: In April of 1945, Germany stands at the brink of defeat with the Russian Army closing in from the east and the Allied Expeditionary Force attacking from the west. In Berlin, capital of the Third Reich, Adolf Hitler proclaims that Germany will still ...
Style: psychological, bleak, disturbing, harsh, intense ...
Plot: world war two, hitler, suicide, war, nazi, nazism, third reich, holocaust, national socialism, ss, loyalty, downfall ...
Time: 1940s, year 1945, 20th century, year 1942
Place: germany, berlin germany, europe, poland, prague ...
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 6.0
 156K
Hercules (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA, Hungary
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Fourteen hundred years ago, a tormented soul walked the earth that was neither man nor god. Hercules was the powerful son of the god king Zeus, for this he received nothing but suffering his entire life. After twelve arduous labors and the loss of ...
Style: exciting, stylized, serious, entertaining, psychotronic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hercules, greek mythology, legends and myths, warrior, mercenary, beast, destiny, monster, good versus evil, mythology, sword fight, legend ...
Place: ancient greece, greece, athens greece
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 6.3
 83K
Centurion (2010)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Country: UK, France, USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Britain, A.D. 117. Quintus Dias, the sole survivor of a Pictish raid on a Roman frontier fort, marches north with General Virilus' legendary Ninth Legion, under orders to wipe the Picts from the face of the Earth and destroy their leader, ...
Style: brutal, stylized, epic, intense, scenic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: ancient rome, roman empire, roman, ancient history, adventure, roman soldier, sword fight, soldier, violence, survival, hunting, legion ...
Time: middle ages
Place: rome italy, britain, england, scotland, europe
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Twilight's Last Gleaming (1977)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: West Germany, USA
Duration: 146 min.
Story: A renegade USAF general, Lawrence Dell, escapes from a military prison and takes over an ICBM silo near Montana and threatens to provoke World War 3 unless the President reveals details of a secret meeting held just after the start of the Vietnam ...
Style: political, disturbing, suspenseful, bleak, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: nuclear threat, general, vietnam war, military, revenge, ransom demand, prison escape, u.s. air force, u.s. military, military prison, disaster, hostage ...
Place: montana, vietnam, asia, usa
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 7.0
 27K
The Warlords (2007)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: Hong Kong, China
Duration: 126 min.
Story: A heroic tale of three blood brothers and their struggle in the midst of war and political upheaval. It is based on "The Assassination of Ma," a Qing Dynasty (1644-1911) story about the killing of general Ma Xinyi.
Style: sincere, suspenseful, rough, serious, epic ...
Plot: battles, war, martial arts, soldier, ambition, fight, pow, political unrest, vengeance, infidelity, society, rivalry ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s, 1870s
Place: china, ancient china, asia, beijing china
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The Duchess of Langeais (2007)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 137 min.
Story: In Majorca, in 1823, a French general, Armand de Montriveau, overhears a cloistered nun singing in a chapel; he insists on speaking to her. She is Antoinette, for five years he has searched for her. Flash back to their meeting in Paris, he recently ...
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, stylized, romantic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: obsession, duchess, kidnapping, unrequited love, romance, love and romance, couple relations, love affair, tragic love, unfulfilled love, social differences, couples ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1820s, 1810s
Place: paris france, africa, spain, france, europe
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 5.6
 267K
Hulk (2003)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 138 min.
Story: Bruce Banner, a genetics researcher with a tragic past, suffers massive radiation exposure in his laboratory that causes him to transform into a raging green monster when he gets angry.
Style: intense, stylized, exciting, serious, talky ...
Audience: girls' night, boys' night, teens
Plot: superhero, superhuman powers, genetics, experiment gone awry, mutant, chase, transformation, technology, mad scientist, military, adventure, dark hero ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 60s, 70s, 80s ...
Place: san francisco, california, central america, new york, south america
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The General's Daughter (1999)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 116 min.
Story: When the body of Army Capt. Elizabeth Campbell is found on a Georgia military base, two investigators, Warrant Officers Paul Brenner and Sara Sunhill, are ordered to solve her murder. What they uncover is anything but clear-cut. Unseemly details ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, twists and turns, intense, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: army investigation, murder, military, rape, conspiracy, betrayal, army, gang rape, mystery, cover up, rape victim, investigation ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: georgia
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 6.0
 609
Empire of Lust (2015)
Genre: Action, Drama, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Set in 1398. Kim Min-Jae (Shin Ha-Kyun) is the supreme commander of the Joseon Dynasty. He falls in love for the first time and for that woman he takes risks. Yi Bang-Won (Jang Hyuk) is the King’s son. He helped his father setup the Joseon Dynasty ...
Style: erotic, captivating, suspense, disturbing, tense ...
Plot: joseon dynasty, japanese history, mistress, revenge, sex scene, suicide attempt, rescue from drowning, love and romance, general, protector, political intrigue, crimes ...
Time: 14th century, 15th century
Place: korea
Is relevant ?
 7.3
 102
Royal Nirvana (2019)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: China
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: A story that follows a crown prince who faces enemies from all sides and falls in love with a maidservant who wants to kill him. He is a son simply yearning for his father's love but is feared and suppressed due to his position. Despite the ...
Style: sentimental, disturbing, exciting, twists and turns, tense
Plot: romance, death of father, love and romance, father son relationship, brother brother relationship, conspiracy, crown prince, revenge, betrayal, government conspiracy, unfulfilled love, heir ...
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 4.5
 130
A Rebel Born (2019)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A Rebel Born follows the life of Nathan Bedford Forrest, who was a brilliant and very controversial Confederate general in the War Between the States. Even now, more than 150 years after the end of the war, Forrest has remained surrounded in ...
Style: rough, factual, epic, complex
Plot: war, u.s. civil war, confederate army, battles, fight scenes, weapons, courage, american civil war, epic battle, war violence, combat, warrior ...
Time: 1860s
Place: usa
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National Theatre Live: Coriolanus (2014)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: UK
Duration: 192 min.
Story: National Theatre Live will broadcast the Donmar Warehouse’s production of Coriolanus, Shakespeare’s searing tragedy of political manipulation and revenge, with Tom Hiddleston (The Avengers, War Horse (film), BBC's The Hollow Crown) in the ...
Style: captivating, suspense, psychological, tense, epic ...
Plot: betrayal, vengeance, tragedy, political intrigue, rivalry, military, ambition, leadership, state affairs, rise and fall, truce, soldier ...
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Quo vadis, Aida? (2020)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Bosnia and Herzegovina, Austria, Romania, Netherlands, Germany, Poland, France, Turkey, Norway
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Bosnia, July 1995. Aida is a translator for the UN in the small town of Srebrenica. When the Serbian army takes over the town, her family is among the thousands of citizens looking for shelter in the UN camp. As an insider to the negotiations Aida ...
Style: tense, suspense, disturbing, suspenseful, psychological ...
Plot: bosnian war, un, genocide, translator, firing squad, life risking, family in danger, woman in danger, military, wartime, family relations, risk ...
Time: year 1995, 90s
Place: bosnia herzegovina, serbia, eastern europe
Is relevant ?
 8.0
 597K
Dune (2021)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 155 min.
Story: A mythic and emotionally charged hero’s journey, “Dune” tells the story of Paul Atreides, a brilliant and gifted young man born into a great destiny beyond his understanding, must travel to the most dangerous planet in the universe to ensure ...
Style: epic, suspense, captivating, tense, atmospheric ...
Plot: alien planet, desert, outer space, space opera, messiah, prophecy, survival, spy, space wars, giant creature, destiny, premonition ...
Time: future, distant future, 2020s, contemporary
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Saving Private Ryan (1998)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 169 min.
Story: As U.S. troops storm the beaches of Normandy, three brothers lie dead on the battlefield, with a fourth trapped behind enemy lines. Ranger captain John Miller and seven men are tasked with penetrating German-held territory and bringing the boy home.
Style: realistic, captivating, epic, rough, breathtaking ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: war, world war two, military, courage, sniper, army, battles, self sacrifice, heroic mission, d day, friendship, nazi ...
Time: 1940s, year 1944, 20th century, middle ages
Place: normandy, france, poland, germany, europe ...
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 3.6
 4K
Megaforce (1982)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: Hong Kong, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Megaforce is an elite multi-national military unit that does the jobs that individual governments wont. When the peaceful Republic of Sardun in under threat from their more aggressive neighbour the beautiful Major Zara (Persis Khambatta) and General ...
Style: sexy, futuristic, humorous, parody, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: motorcycle, battlefield, mercenary, desert, commando, tank, military, good versus evil, soldier, post apocalypse, snake, superhero ...
Time: future, 80s
Place: california
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 6.0
 20K
Body Snatchers (1993)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: When Environmental Protection Agency inspector Steve Malone travels to a remote military base in order to check for toxic materials, he brings his family along for the ride. After arriving at the base, his teenage daughter Marti befriends Jean ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, suspense, exciting, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: evil alien, alien invasion, soldier, alien, military base, invasion, paranoia, zombie, teenage life, toxic, emotionless, cloning ...
Time: 90s, 50s
Place: alabama, atlanta georgia
Is relevant ?
 6.5
 2K
Rommel (2012)
Genre: Action, Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: Germany, France, Austria
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A new film about Erwin Rommel has been shown on German television, depicting the general as a weak man undone by his links to Adolf Hitler.
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, captivating
Plot: world war two, war, nazi, assassination attempt, d day, military, dishonesty, state affairs, rivalry, political conspiracy, political unrest, assassination plot ...
Time: 1940s, year 1944, 20th century
Place: europe, france, paris france, berlin germany, normandy
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Alvarez Kelly (1966)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A suave Mexican cattleman inadvertently gets involved in the Civil War.
Style: rough, tense, cynical, talky, brutal ...
Plot: american civil war, civil war, military, kidnapping, cattle, colonel, chase, irish, cowboy, businessman, battlefield, swamp ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s, 70s
Place: virginia, texas, ireland, vienna, usa ...
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