Heroism movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant heroism movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out exciting, suspenseful, entertaining, serious, surprise ending and realistic films and TV shows about / with heroism, danger, weapons, courage, heroes, death, violence, good versus evil, military and battles plots mostly in Action, Drama and Adventure genres shot in USA, Canada, China and other countries.
heroism movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as heroism: The Great Wall (2016), Only the Brave (2017), Deepwater Horizon (2016), Skyscraper (2018), Fury (2014), The Dawns Here Are Quiet... (2015), The Cop (2012), 12 Strong (2018), Legend of the Seeker (2008), Stalingrad (2013).

List of heroism movies

The Great Wall (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: USA, China, Hong Kong, Australia, Canada
Duration: 103 min.
Story: European mercenaries searching for black powder become embroiled in the defense of the Great Wall of China against a horde of monstrous creatures.
Style: exciting, dark fantasy, entertaining, absurd, colourful ...
Plot: monster, warrior, great wall of china, courage, archer, creature, invasion, alien, siege, trust, rescue, good versus evil ...
Time: middle ages, 15th century, future, 11th century
Place: china, egypt, latin america, ancient china
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Only the Brave (2017)
Genre: Action, Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 134 min.
Story: Members of the Granite Mountain Hotshots battle deadly wildfires to save an Arizona town.
Style: exciting, emotional, dramatic, tense, motivational ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: natural disaster, forest fire, heroism, firefighter, rescue, tragedy, friends, partners, fire, disaster, fire department, loss of loved one ...
Time: year 2007, 2000s, year 2013, 2010s, 21st century
Place: arizona, usa
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Deepwater Horizon (2016)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, Thriller
Country: USA, Hong Kong, China
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A story set on the offshore drilling rig Deepwater Horizon, which exploded during April 2010 and created the worst oil spill in U.S. history.
Style: exciting, inspirational, tense, emotional, compassionate ...
Plot: disaster, natural disaster, catastrophe, survival, courage, sea, oil rig, oil, trapped, rescue, heroism, fire ...
Time: 70s, 2010s, year 2010, 21st century
Place: california, boston, usa, louisiana
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Skyscraper (2018)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA
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, psychotronic, suspenseful, anamorphic, emotional ...
Audience: family outing, teens, chick flick
Plot: skyscraper, disaster, terrorism, heroism, protective parent, fire, betrayal, panic, courage, helicopter, penthouse, suspense ...
Time: 2010s
Place: hong kong, china, asia, minnesota
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Fury (2014)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: USA, China, UK
Duration: 134 min.
Story: Last months of World War II in April 1945. As the Allies make their final push in the European Theater, a battle-hardened U.S. Army sergeant in the 2nd Armored Division named Wardaddy commands a Sherman tank called "Fury" and its five-man ...
Style: serious, exciting, tense, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, date night
Plot: world war two, war, tank, soldier, military, battles, heroism, american soldier, nazi germany, nazi, ambush, battlefield ...
Time: 1940s, year 1945, 20th century
Place: europe, germany
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Captain America: The First Avenger (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Predominantly set during World War II, Steve Rogers is a sickly man from Brooklyn who's transformed into super-soldier Captain America to aid in the war effort. Rogers must stop the Red Skull – Adolf Hitler's ruthless head of weaponry, ...
Style: heroic, exciting, psychotronic, entertaining, stylized ...
Audience: girls' night, kids, boys' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: superhero, heroes, world war two, heroism, courage, military, mad scientist, heroic mission, scientist, superhuman powers, soldier, bravery ...
Time: future, year 1942, 1940s, 2010s, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, brooklyn new york city, germany, new jersey ...
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The Dawns Here Are Quiet... (2015)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Russia
Duration: 175 min.
Story: It is late spring of 1942, and the Great Patriotic War is in full swing. A long way off from the front-line, at some God-forgotten junction, the Germans make an air landing operation in an attempt to get through to the Kirov railway and the White ...
Style: realistic, compassionate, serious, suspenseful, disturbing ...
Plot: world war two, female soldier, heroism, wartime life, soldier, war, german, battles, heroic mission, friendship, female friendship, human relationship ...
Place: ussr, siberia
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13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi (2016)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, Thriller, War
Country: USA, Malta, Morocco
Duration: 144 min.
Story: An American Ambassador is killed during an attack at a U.S. compound in Libya as a security team struggles to make sense out of the chaos.
Style: intense, realistic, suspenseful, tense, factual ...
Audience: manly
Plot: war, terrorism, cia, courage, swat team, rescue mission, mercenary, gunfight, mission, battlefield, navy seal, embassy ...
Time: year 2012, 2010s, year 2011, 21st century
Place: libya, pentagon, africa, iraq, middle east ...
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The Cop (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Russia
TV show
Story: Sr. Lt. Yuri Kozyrev, who served in the front-line reconnaissance is taken prisoner during the last few days of the 2nd World War. After the war ends, the Soviet authorities sentence him to life imprisonment, however, when his case is finally ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: friendship, courage, life & death, world war two, heroism, betrayal, military, fight, wartime life, undercover agent, male protagonist, prospector
Place: ussr
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12 Strong (2018)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: A team of CIA agents and special forces head into Afghanistan in the aftermath of the September 11th attacks in an attempt to dismantle the Taliban.
Style: touching, suspenseful, exciting, rough, perverse ...
Plot: cia, military, taliban, soldier, heroism, behind enemy lines, us military, al qaeda, machismo, swat team, war on terror, navy seal ...
Time: september 11 2001, year 2001, 2000s, 21st century
Place: afghanistan, usa, middle east
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Legend of the Seeker (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA, New Zealand
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: The adventures of woodsman Richard Cypher, who discovers that he was born to fulfill a prophecy of becoming a guardian hero to oppressed people. With the help of a mysterious woman named Kahlan and a wise old wizard named Zedd, he must stop a ...
Style: exciting, serious, heroic, dark fantasy, feel good ...
Audience: teens
Plot: good versus evil, imaginary kingdom, witch, ancient, wizards and magicians, chosen one, magical, witchcraft, wizards, save the world, forbidden love, escapades ...
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Stalingrad (2013)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: Russia
Duration: 131 min.
Story: Drama set in 1942, during one of the most important battles of World War II, which stopped the progress of Nazi forces and turned the tide of war in favor of the Allies. The Soviet army mounts a counter-attack on the Nazi forces that occupy half of ...
Style: realistic, captivating, serious, exciting, rough ...
Plot: world war two, war, battles, heroism, heroes, life is a bitch, wartime life, russian history, battle zone, military life, military, tank ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, year 1942
Place: ussr, europe, russia
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Life on the Line (2015)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A crew of men who do the high-wire work of fixing the electrical grid are hit by a sudden deadly storm.
Style: suspenseful, tense, disturbing, captivating
Audience: boys' night
Plot: electrician, disaster, suspense, storm, heroism, electricity, workplace situations, life risking, workplace problem, worker, man versus nature, courage ...
Time: year 1999
Place: texas
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My Hero Academia (2016)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: People are not born equal, a realization that 4-year-old Midoriya Izuku faced when bullied by his classmates who had unique special powers. Izuku was one of the rare cases where he was born with absolutely no unique powers. This did not stop Izuku ...
Style: anime, exciting, entertaining, sincere, humorous
Audience: teens, preschoolers
Plot: superhero, heroes, super strength, training, high school life, school, save the world, heroism, friendship, fight, teamwork, rivalry ...
Time: 2010s, 2020s, 21st century
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Medal of Honor (2000)
Genre: Action, Biography, Drama, History, Thriller, War
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The incredible stories of some of the many men and women who have received America's highest military award, the Medal of Honor, authorized by President Lincoln on March 25, 1863 for bravery above and beyond the call of duty.
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, exciting
Plot: heroism, u.s. air force, medal of honor, military service, heroes, coast guard, marines, u.s. navy, u.s. army, world war two, us military, sacrifice
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Captain America: The Winter Soldier (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 136 min.
Story: After the cataclysmic events in New York with The Avengers, Steve Rogers, aka Captain America is living quietly in Washington, D.C. and trying to adjust to the modern world. But when a S.H.I.E.L.D. colleague comes under attack, Steve becomes ...
Style: exciting, entertaining, heroic, epic, futuristic ...
Audience: teens, kids, chick flick, girls' night, boys' night
Plot: superhero, conspiracy, spy, heroes, heroism, mission, friendship, superhuman powers, chase, villain, martial arts, fight ...
Time: future, 2010s, 21st century
Place: washington d.c., new jersey, usa
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Act of Valor (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller, War
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: When a covert mission to rescue a kidnapped CIA operative uncovers a chilling plot, an elite, highly trained U.S. SEAL team speeds to hotspots around the globe, racing against the clock to stop a deadly terrorist attack.
Style: realistic, talky, intense, exciting, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, swat team, military, terrorist plot, rescue mission, navy seal, cia, army, soldier, navy, torture, war ...
Time: 21st century
Place: somalia, iraq, las vegas, costa rica, ukraine ...
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Die Hard 2 (1990)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: John McClane is an off-duty cop gripped with a feeling of déjà vu when on a snowy Christmas Eve in the nation's capital, terrorists seize a major international airport, holding thousands of holiday travelers hostage. Renegade military ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, tense, clever, intense ...
Audience: boys' night, chick flick
Plot: gunfight, airplane, christmas, fight scenes, chase, airport, police, terrorism, lone hero, fight, suspense, one man army ...
Time: year 1990, 20th century, 80s, 90s
Place: washington d.c., los angeles, california, virginia, usa
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Rogue One: A Star Wars Story (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 133 min.
Story: A rogue band of resistance fighters unite for a mission to steal the Death Star plans and bring a new hope to the galaxy.
Style: futuristic, exciting, scenic, tense, dark ...
Audience: teens, kids, family outing, adult
Plot: star wars, space opera, robot, female protagonist, rebellion, space travel, space, rebel, strong female lead, jedi, tough girl, good versus evil ...
Time: future
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Sonic the Hedgehog (2020)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Japan, Canada
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Sonic and the gang must team up to fight Dr. Eggman.
Style: exciting, funny, captivating, feel good, light ...
Audience: kids, family outing, date night
Plot: hedgehog, superhero, friendship, on the run, military, villain, super speed, friend, chase, road trip, police officer, bar fight ...
Time: 2020s, 2010s
Place: san francisco, california, america, france, usa ...
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Cyborgs (2017)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: Ukraine
Duration: 112 min.
Story: ‘The Cyborgs’ is re-telling the recent history of Ukraine – the legendary fight for Donetsk Airport in 2014 during Russian invasion. The freedom fighters from various divisions of Ukrainian army and volunteer battalions took a 242-days stand ...
Style: rough, disturbing, exciting, serious, brutal ...
Plot: heroes, death, heroism, friends, friendship, vengeance, mentor, conflict, freedom, rebelliousness, soldier, courage ...
Time: year 2014
Place: ukraine, europe, eastern europe
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Mao Mao: Heroes of Pure Heart (2014)
Genre: Animation, Short, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 11 min.
TV show
Story: Mao Mao, Badgerclops and Adorabat are fearless warriors who protect the people of Pure Heart Valley from monsters, villains and all kinds of bad stuff. Led by King Snugglemagne, the Sweety Pies of Pure Heart are cute, cuddly and pretty much ...
Style: sweet, captivating, humorous, anime, exciting ...
Audience: kids, teens
Plot: heroes, heroism, animal that acts human, village, talking animals, cyborgs, anthropomorphic animal, cartoon cat, protector, showdown, good versus evil, battles ...
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Superman/Batman: Public Enemies (2009)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 67 min.
Story: United States President Lex Luthor uses the oncoming trajectory of a Kryptonite meteor to frame Superman and declare a $1 billion bounty on the heads of the Man of Steel and his ‘partner in crime’, Batman. Heroes and villains alike launch a ...
Style: stylized, anime, atmospheric, talky, exciting ...
Audience: kids
Plot: superhero, batman, good versus evil, superman character, justice, frame up, false accusation, violence, transformation, heroes, fight scenes, supernatural power ...
Place: washington d.c., japan, tokyo, new york
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Immortals (2011)
Genre: Action, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA, Canada, UK
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Theseus is a mortal man chosen by Zeus to lead the fight against the ruthless King Hyperion, who is on a rampage across Greece to obtain a weapon that can destroy humanity.
Style: dark fantasy, stylized, exciting, epic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mythology, greek mythology, good versus evil, ancient, legends and myths, ancient history, immortality, greek, god, heroes, sword fight, army ...
Time: ancient times, future
Place: ancient greece, greece, europe
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The Expendables (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA, Bulgaria, Spain, Germany
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Barney Ross leads a band of highly skilled mercenaries including knife enthusiast Lee Christmas, a martial arts expert, heavy weapons specialist, demolitionist, and a loose-cannon sniper. When the group is commissioned by the mysterious Mr. Church ...
Style: exciting, brutal, bloody, suspenseful, humorous ...
Audience: manly, chick flick, boys' night
Plot: gunfight, martial arts, tough guy, mercenary, chase, machismo, showdown, sniper, military, fistfight, unstoppable, warrior ...
Time: 80s, 2010s, 2000s, 21st century
Place: latin america, new orleans, somalia, fictional island
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Mawson - Life and Death in Antarctica (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia, UK
Duration: 85 min.
Story: The Douglas Mawson Antarctic Expedition of 1912 is considered one of the most amazing feats of endurance of all time. Although his two companions perished, Douglas Mawson survived, but how? In a bold historical experiment, scientist and adventurer ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, uplifting, captivating ...
Plot: survival, wilderness, hiking, heroism, explorer, endurance, hunger, snow, dog sled, expedition, diary, life risking ...
Place: antarctic, antarctica, south pole
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Wreck-It Ralph (2012)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Wreck-It Ralph is the 9-foot-tall, 643-pound villain of an arcade video game named Fix-It Felix Jr., in which the game's titular hero fixes buildings that Ralph destroys. Wanting to prove he can be a good guy and not just a villain, Ralph ...
Style: humorous, sweet, not serious, feel good, touching ...
Audience: kids, family outing, teens, preschoolers, girls' night ...
Plot: obsessive quest, lifestyle change, hacker, heroes, betrayal, villain, disney, bullying, friendship, disguise, journey, courage ...
Time: 2010s, 90s, 80s, year 2012, 21st century
Place: california, usa
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The Finest Hours (2016)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: The Coast Guard makes a daring rescue attempt off the coast of Cape Cod after a pair of oil tankers are destroyed during a blizzard in 1952.
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, tense, scenic ...
Audience: girls' night, boys' night
Plot: survival, natural disaster, disaster, ocean, courage, shipwreck, forces of nature, storm at sea, coast guard, daring rescue, catastrophe, sinking ship ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, year 1952, year 1951
Place: new england, massachusetts, england, usa
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Sky High (2005)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Set in a world where superheroes are commonly known and accepted, young Will Stronghold, the son of the Commander and Jetstream, tries to find a balance between being a normal teenager and an extraordinary being.
Style: feel good, entertaining, humorous, exciting, light ...
Audience: teens, kids, family outing, girls' night, chick flick ...
Plot: superhero, high school, friendship, young heroes, heroes, supernatural ability, superhuman powers, children, disney, teenager, coming of age, best friends ...
Time: 80s, 21st century
Place: usa
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It (2017)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 135 min.
Story: In a small town in Maine, seven children known as The Losers Club come face to face with life problems, bullies and a monster that takes the shape of a clown called Pennywise.
Style: scary, slasher, epic, exciting, psychotronic ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: monster, killer clown, evil clown, fear, small town, clown, suspense, supernatural horror, child, villain, missing person, death of brother ...
Time: year 1989, 80s, year 1988
Place: maine
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