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, captivating, serious, surprise ending, suspenseful and entertaining films and TV shows about / with heroism, heroes, courage, danger, battles, bravery, soldier, violence, good versus evil and weapons plots mostly in Action, Drama and Adventure genres shot in USA, Australia, UK and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as heroism: My Hero Academia (2016), Fury (2014), Only the Brave (2017), The Great Wall (2016), The Dawns Here Are Quiet (2015), Skyscraper (2018), 12 Strong (2018), Babe (1995), Rogue One: A Star Wars Story (2016), Sky High (2005).

List of heroism movies

My Hero Academia (2016)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, 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: exciting, comic, entertaining, sincere, humorous
Audience: teens
Plot: friendship, teamwork, training, superhero, super strength, school, fight, heroism, school life, high school, rivalry, super villain ...
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 7.6
 446K
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: suspenseful, rough, exciting, tense, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: world war two, war, soldier, nazi germany, battles, military, heroism, american soldier, ambush, tank, heroes, heroic mission ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s, year 1945
Place: europe, germany
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 7.6
 63K
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: based on true events, exciting, tense, suspense, sentimental ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: natural disaster, forest fire, heroism, bravery, firefighter, tragedy, firemen, danger, fire, rescue, friends, partners ...
Time: 21st century, year 2007, 2010s, 2000s, year 2013
Place: usa, arizona
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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: exciting, heroic, psychotronic, suspenseful, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: superhero, courage, superhuman powers, heroism, adventure, heroes, heroic mission, danger, army, disney, super soldier, one man army ...
Time: 1940s, 21st century, contemporary, year 1942, 2010s
Place: new york, usa, brooklyn new york city, italy, alps ...
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13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi (2016)
Genre: Action, Drama, 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: based on true events, realistic, intense, suspense, suspenseful ...
Plot: rescue mission, courage, mercenary, navy seal, war, gunfight, cia, cia agent, swat team, heroism, embassy, tough guy ...
Time: year 2012, 2010s, year 2011, 21st century
Place: libya, pentagon, langley virginia, iraq, washington d.c. ...
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 5.9
 129K
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: dark fantasy, exciting, psychotronic, absurd, colourful ...
Plot: monster, siege, warrior, archer, army, courage, heroism, good versus evil, invasion, attack, giant creature, great wall of china ...
Time: middle ages, 15th century, 11th century
Place: china, ancient china, latin america, egypt
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The Dawns Here Are Quiet (2015)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Russia
Duration: 120 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: dramatic, compassionate, realistic, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: female soldier, heroism, world war two, soldier, german soldier, death by gunshot, war, human relationship, heroic mission, german, battles, friendship ...
Place: ussr, soviet union, siberia
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 5.8
 113K
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, suicide bomber, hi-tech, family in danger, terrorism, courage ...
Time: 2010s
Place: hong kong, china, asia, minnesota
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 6.6
 73K
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: based on true events, suspenseful, exciting, touching, rough ...
Plot: taliban, heroism, al qaeda, behind enemy lines, machismo, soldier, cia, swat team, military, murder, war on terror, deception ...
Time: september 11 2001, 2000s, year 2001, 21st century
Place: afghanistan, usa, middle east
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 6.8
 120K
Babe (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Babe is a little pig who doesn't quite know his place in the world. With a bunch of odd friends, like Ferdinand the duck who thinks he is a rooster and Fly the dog he calls mom, Babe realizes that he has the makings to become the greatest sheep ...
Style: touching, feel good, sentimental, humorous, sincere ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: horse, dog, farm, heroism, cat, friendship, pig, piglet, prejudice, farmer, underdog, family ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: australia
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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: suspense, psychotronic, futuristic, scenic, exciting ...
Plot: star wars, space battle, space travel, rebel, rebellion, jedi, suicide mission, heroism, space opera, robot, spacecraft, female protagonist ...
Time: future
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 6.2
 82K
Sky High (2005)
Genre: Adventure, 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, exciting, humorous, not serious, stylized ...
Audience: teens, kids, family outing, pre-teens, girls' night
Plot: high school, young heroes, friendship, superhero, supernatural ability, good versus evil, heroes, superhuman powers, coming of age, teenage life, best friends, parents and children ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s
Place: usa
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 6.5
 68K
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, suspenseful, exciting, serious, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: navy seal, rescue mission, terrorist plot, navy, swat team, terrorism, military, cia, battles, soldier, squad, heroism ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: somalia, las vegas, africa, san diego california, ukraine ...
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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, entertaining ...
Audience: teens
Plot: good versus evil, imaginary kingdom, wizards and magicians, magical, imaginary, adventure, save the world, sorcerer, chosen one, witch, escapades, ancient ...
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The Death of Superman (2018)
Genre: Animation, Action, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: When a hulking monster emerges from an underground resting place and begins a mindless rampage, the Justice League is quickly called in to stop the colossal force of nature. But it soon becomes apparent that only Superman can stand against the ...
Style: psychotronic, intense, captivating, serious, suspense ...
Plot: superhero, heroism, giant, giant creature, meteorite, superman character, secret identity, super strength, chase, tough guy, superhuman speed, chaos ...
Time: 2010s
Place: india, paris france
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Mao Mao: Heroes of Pure Heart (2014)
Genre: Animation, 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, humorous, captivating, 2d animation, exciting
Plot: black cat, heroes, talking animals, animal that acts human, heroism, village, stylized violence, cyborgs, cartoon cat, protector, anthropomorphic animal, 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: exciting, stylized, talky, comic, atmospheric ...
Plot: superhero, superhuman powers, good versus evil, heroes, danger, frame up, false accusation, adventure, heroism, save the world, imaginary, save the planet ...
Place: tokyo, new york, japan, washington d.c.
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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: disaster movie, exciting, tense, suspense, realistic ...
Plot: natural disaster, courage, rescue, oil rig, explosion, trapped, disaster film, survival, panic, sea, oil, fire ...
Time: year 2010, 21st century, 2010s, 70s
Place: louisiana, boston, california
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Sonic the Hedgehog (2020)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Japan, Canada
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Sonic and the gang must team up to fight Dr. Eggman.
Style: comic, exciting, feel good, captivating, light ...
Audience: family outing, date night
Plot: friendship, hedgehog, on the run, chase, super speed, friend, superhero, one man army, road trip, mad scientist, monster, military ...
Time: contemporary, 2020s, 2010s
Place: san francisco, usa, paris france, california, egypt ...
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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, exciting, captivating, realistic
Plot: u.s. air force, medal of honor, military service, heroism, u.s. army, u.s. navy, marines, coast guard, heroes, sacrifice
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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: serious, suspenseful, uplifting, realistic, tense ...
Plot: survival, wilderness, hiking, explorer, heroism, endurance, hunger, expedition, reenactment, dog sled, diary, snow ...
Place: antarctic, antarctica, south pole
Is relevant ?
 7.9
 639K
Thor: Ragnarok (2017)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Thor is on the other side of the universe and finds himself in a race against time to get back to Asgard to stop Ragnarok, the prophecy of destruction to his homeworld and the end of Asgardian civilization, at the hands of an all-powerful new ...
Style: entertaining, comic, dark fantasy, psychotronic, stylized ...
Plot: supernatural power, female villain, alien planet, giant creature, warrior, norse mythology, planet, alien civilization, superhero, deity, norse god, demon ...
Time: 2010s, year 2017
Place: new york, norway
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 7.4
 407K
Tenet (2020)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 150 min.
Story: Plot unknown. The project is described as an action epic revolving around international espionage.
Style: unusual plot structure, suspense, surprise ending, tense, twists and turns ...
Plot: time paradox, time loop, time travel, cia agent, terrorist, quantum physics, alternate timeline, time, terrorism, save the world, apocalypse, espionage ...
Time: 2010s, 2020s
Place: mumbai india, kiev ukraine, london, vietnam, india ...
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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: suspense, tense, disturbing, captivating, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: electrician, storm, heroism, workplace situations, life risking, workplace problem, friendship, worker, electricity, man versus nature, courage, heroic mission ...
Place: texas
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 6.9
 177K
A Knight's Tale (2001)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 132 min.
Story: William Thatcher, a peasant, is sent to apprentice with a Knight named Hector as a young boy. Urged by his father to "change his Stars", he assumes Sir Hector's place in a tournament when Hector dies in the middle of it. He wins. With ...
Style: humorous, feel good, realistic, semi serious, light ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night, teens, chick flick
Plot: knight, rivalry, medieval, against the odds, prince, sword duel, sword fight, follow your dream, jousting, swords and armor, duel, game ...
Time: middle ages, 14th century
Place: england, europe, london, france, paris france
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 6.3
 52
Ernesto (2017)
Genre: Biography
Country: Japan, Cuba
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Freddy Maemura Hurtado, a second-generation Japanese-Bolivian, heads to Cuba to study medicine. He meets revolutionist Che Guevara. When civil war breaks out in Bolivia, he decides to join Guevara’s revolutionary army under the name of “Ernesto ...
Style: captivating, disturbing, exciting, serious
Plot: heroism, freedom fighter, military, soldier, imperialism, betrayal, coup d'etat, military dictatorship, traitor, medical student, medical school, fidel castro ...
Place: cuba, bolivia, japan, hiroshima japan, soviet union ...
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 6.6
 415
Silence (2011)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Finland
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A drama between people under unconventional circumstances. In the Second World War Finland was the only nation who brought casualties killed-in-action back to be buried at home. These actions were carried out by men and women working in assembly ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, captivating, gloomy ...
Plot: military, wartime life, life is a bitch, heroes, war, idealism, heroism, world war two, death of son, soldier, male nudity, frontier ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 20th century, year 1944
Place: finland, europe
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 5.1
 914
The Fallen (2004)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: USA, Germany, Italy
Duration: 112 min.
Story: THE FALLEN is a three-sided story about German, Italian, and American soldiers, set in Northern Italy during the final weeks of the World War II. On the one side, a group of American supply soldiers delivers ammunition to the front line, a journey ...
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, rough, bleak
Plot: holocaust, soldier, survival, military life, military, against the odds, captivity, political unrest, battles, leadership, against humanity, war ...
Time: 1940s, 40s
Place: italy, europe
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Kokoda: 39th Battalion (2006)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: Australia
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A bitter battle is fought between Australian and Japanese soldiers along the Kokoda trail in New Guinea during World War II.
Style: serious, rough, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: world war two, soldier, survival, military, military life, battles, leadership, war, danger, heroism, battlefield, heroes ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s
Place: japan, australia, papua new guinea
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Band of Brothers (2001)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 594 min.
TV show
Story: Drawn from interviews with survivors of Easy Company, as well as their journals and letters, Band of Brothers chronicles the experiences of these men from paratrooper training in Georgia through the end of the war. As an elite rifle company ...
Style: suspenseful, captivating, heroic, tense, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: war, world war two, soldier, military life, military, sniper, battles, combat, paratrooper, nazi germany, courage, behind enemy lines ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 20th century
Place: germany, europe, france, netherlands, paris france ...
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