Air battle movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant air battle movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out exciting, suspense, captivating, surprise ending, serious and cult film films and TV shows about / with air battle, aerial combat, soldier, battles, military, danger, death, explosion, airplane and pilot plots mostly in Action, Sci-Fi and Adventure genres shot in USA, UK, Japan and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as air battle: Midway (2019), Hurricane (2018), Battle for Terra (2007), Shanghai Fortress (2019), Dark Blue World (2001), Battle of Britain (1969), The Princess and the Pilot (2011), Pearl Harbor (2001), R2B: Return to Base (2012), A Touch of Green (2015).

List of air battle movies

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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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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Battle for Terra (2007)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Family, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A peaceful alien planet faces annihilation, as the homeless remainder of the human race sets its eyes on Terra. Mala, a rebellious Terrian teenager, will do everything she can to stop it.
Style: atmospheric, exciting, captivating, futuristic, apocalyptic ...
Audience: teens, family outing, kids
Plot: benign alien, invasion, idealism, mysterious planet, air battle, save the planet, adventure, survival, space battle, space travel, culture clash, alien ...
Time: future
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Shanghai Fortress (2019)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: China
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Set in the future, the city of Shanghai battle to defend itself against an ongoing attack by an alien force that has attacked and laid siege to numerous cities around the globe in it's quest to harvest a hidden energy only found on earth.
Style: exciting, tense, captivating, apocalyptic
Plot: air battle, fantasy world, courage, gunfight, friendship, protection, life risking, war, heroes, doom, land grab, love ...
Time: future, near future, 2030s
Place: shanghai
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Dark Blue World (2001)
Genre: War, Drama, Action, Romance
Country: Czech Republic, UK, Germany, Denmark, Italy, France, USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Lt. Franta Slama is a top pilot in the Czech Air Force who is assigned to train a promising young flier, Karel Vojtisek, and they soon become friends. When Nazi Germany invades Czechoslovakia in 1939, they both reject the authority of their new ...
Style: sentimental, intense, sincere, captivating, gloomy ...
Plot: aviation, world war two, war, friendship, love triangle, aerial combat, culture clash, wartime life, battle zone, air battle, wartime, prison ...
Time: 1940s, post world war two, 20th century, year 1950, year 1939
Place: england, tokyo, spain, germany, europe ...
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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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The Princess and the Pilot (2011)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Drama, Family, Romance, War
Country: Japan
Duration: 99 min.
Story: The war between the Levamme Empire and the Amatsukami Imperium has been raging for years. In the midst of this struggle, the prince of the Levamme Empire declares his love for Juana del Moral and vows to end the war in one year, as part of his ...
Style: exciting, serious, captivating, romantic, sincere
Plot: fall in love, air battle, freedom, love, fighter pilot, friendship, fictional war, princess, bonding, marriage proposal, airplane, forbidden love ...
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Pearl Harbor (2001)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: USA
Duration: 183 min.
Story: The lifelong friendship between Rafe McCawley and Danny Walker is put to the ultimate test when the two ace fighter pilots become entangled in a love triangle with beautiful Naval nurse Evelyn Johnson. But the rivalry between the friends-turned-foes ...
Style: romantic, sentimental, epic, emotional, factual ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, date night
Plot: world war two, war, love, love triangle, love and romance, airplane, military, fighter pilot, aviation, navy, aerial combats, u.s. air force ...
Time: 1940s, 50s, 20th century, year 1942, year 1941 ...
Place: hawaii, pearl harbor, japan, asia, tokyo ...
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R2B: Return to Base (2012)
Genre: Action, Drama, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 113 min.
Story: After he performs a dangerous dare-devil stunt at an air show, South Korean Air Force pilot Tae-hun is kicked out of the elite Black Eagles flying team and transferred to a combat unit where he immediately comes into conflict with ace pilot ...
Style: exciting, emotional, serious, tense, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: fighter pilot, aerial combats, rivalry, daring rescue, fall in love, heroic mission, against the rules, military, friendship, airplane, ego clash, ambition ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: south korea, korea, north korea
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A Touch of Green (2015)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Taiwan
TV show
Story: The drama tells the story of air force pilots and their families from 1945 to 1971. As the husbands embarked on patriotic missions to fight against the enemies, their families must content with horror of wars, mass emigration to distant land, and ...
Style: captivating, disturbing, suspense
Plot: pilot, air force, air battle, patriotism, fighter pilot, war, aviator, patriot, social relations, social injustice, fight, society ...
Place: taiwan
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How to Train Your Dragon - Legends (2010)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 57 min.
Story: Prepare for high-flying adventures with Hiccup, Toothless and the rest of the Dragon Trainers. Meet new dragons, learn the secrets of the legendary Boneknapper and see what is in store for the holidays on the festive island of Berk.
Style: semi serious, feel good, entertaining, captivating, fairy tale ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: dragon, friendship, adventure, teamwork, battles, friends, fire breathing dragon, save the day, air battle, animal training, store, island ...
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Dragon Pilot: Hisone and Masotan (2018)
Genre: Animation, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Straightforward and innocent Hisone Amakasu is a Self-Defense Force rookie stationed at the Air Self-Defense Force's Gifu Base. She was struggling with the fact that she sometimes hurts people unintentionally by her innocent words and decided ...
Style: entertaining, captivating, exciting
Plot: military, dragon, friendship, air force, air battle, soldier, kite, transformation, team, fight, adventure, teamwork ...
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The Aviators (2008)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, War
Country: Spain, Denmark
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A bird that wants to become a hero, a carrier pigeon with an endless list of achievements under his belt and a mouse inventor who want to fly at all costs are some of the characters in this animated film. Peace reigns in a farm located in the ...
Style: feel good, entertaining, captivating, semi serious, 2d animation
Audience: family outing
Plot: world war one, cartoon bird, airplane, anthropomorphism, anthropomorphic animal, pigeon, cartoon mouse, aerial combats, air force, bird, adventure, air battle ...
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Shadow in the Cloud (2020)
Genre: Action, Horror, War
Country: New Zealand, USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A WWII pilot traveling with top secret documents on a B-17 Flying Fortress encounters an evil presence on board the flight.
Style: suspense, tense, captivating, funny, psychotronic ...
Plot: female pilot, female protagonist, world war two, strong female lead, aviation, aerial combat, female soldier, creature, pilot, fight, fake identity, breast feeding ...
Time: 1940s, year 1943
Place: new zealand
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The Battle of the Eagles (1979)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 130 min.
Story: The first Yugoslav Partisan air force unit. Loosely based on historical facts.
Style: epic
Plot: partisan, world war two, luftwaffe, air battle, mountain, aviation, army, enemy, aerial combat, rock, truck, murder ...
Time: year 1942, 20th century, 1940s
Place: former yugoslavia
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Airwolf (1984)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Airwolf is capable of supersonic speeds, invisible to radar and armed with ultra state-of-the-art hardware. Airwolf is the most awesome aerial weapon ever developed. When the helicopter is stolen by Libyan mercenaries, Michael Archangel, Project ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, surprise ending, suspense, tv series pilot
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: helicopter, battles, police, spy, military, co pilot, flying, super weapon, heroes, mad scientist, escapades, lone wolves ...
Time: 80s
Place: middle east, libya, california, paris france
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Nadia: The Secret of Blue Water (1990)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: Nadia: The Secret of Blue Water is a Japanese animated television series inspired by the works of Jules Verne, particularly Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea and the exploits of Captain Nemo. The series was created by Toho, from a concept of ...
Style: semi serious, exciting, humorous, tense, captivating ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: circus, escapades, chase, rivalry, adventure, heroes, master villain, young heroes, french, self sacrifice, boy, mysterious past ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1880s, 1890s
Place: france, paris france
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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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Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow (2004)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK, Italy, USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: When gigantic robots attack New York City, "Sky Captain" uses his private air force to fight them off. His ex-girlfriend, reporter Polly Perkins, has been investigating the recent disappearance of prominent scientists. Suspecting a link ...
Style: stylized, futuristic, exciting, atmospheric, surreal ...
Audience: teens
Plot: steampunk, robot, heroic mission, airplane, alternate reality, good versus evil, mad scientist, pilot, transformation, save the world, aviator, kidnapping ...
Time: future, 1930s, year 1939, 20th century
Place: new york, nepal, manhattan new york city, london, empire state building manhattan new york city ...
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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, tense, scenic, exciting, suspense ...
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: star wars, space opera, robot, female protagonist, rebellion, space travel, alien, rebel, jedi, good versus evil, spacecraft, strong female lead ...
Time: future
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Allied (2016)
Genre: Action, Drama, Romance, Thriller, War
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: In 1942, an intelligence officer in North Africa encounters a female French Resistance fighter on a deadly mission behind enemy lines. When they reunite in London, their relationship is tested by the pressures of war.
Style: suspense, sexy, emotional, factual, suspenseful ...
Audience: date night
Plot: world war two, spy, nazi, espionage, french, military, love, double agent, female agent, betrayal, race against time, deception ...
Time: 1940s, future, year 1942
Place: france, london, england, paris france, berlin germany ...
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Superman: Red Son (2020)
Genre: Animation, Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Set in the thick of the Cold War, Red Son introduces us to a Superman who landed in the USSR during the 1950s and grows up to become a Soviet symbol that fights for the preservation of Stalin’s brand of communism.
Style: suspense, heroic, adult animation, psychotronic, serious ...
Audience: teens, kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: superhero, monster, superman character, violence, revenge, journalist, reporter, fictional city, human alien, artificial intelligence, symbolism, escalation ...
Time: year 1946, year 1961, year 1983, 1940s, year 1967 ...
Place: russia, ussr, washington d.c., moscow russia, berlin germany ...
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Occupation (2018)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Australia
Duration: 119 min.
Story: A small group of town residents have to band together after a devastating ground invasion. As they struggle to survive, they realize they must stay one step ahead of their attackers, and work together for a chance to strike back.
Style: disturbing, suspense, tense, suspenseful, scenic ...
Plot: alien, alien invasion, rebellion, rescue, military, destruction, heroism, ufo, alien race, alien technology, bravery, chaos ...
Time: future
Place: australia, sydney australia
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Batman Unlimited: Monster Mayhem (2015)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: The Joker is aided in his Halloween quest to render modern technology useless and take over Gotham City by Solomon Grundy, Silver Banshee, Clayface and Scarecrow.
Style: suspense, bleak, exciting, captivating, suspenseful ...
Plot: superhero, batman, good versus evil, halloween, gotham city, escape, doctor, car chase, robot, abduction, human versus robot, scarecrow ...
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Overlord (2018)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, War
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 110 min.
Story: On the eve of D-Day, a group of American paratroopers is dropped behind enemy lines to carry out a mission crucial to the invasion’s success. But as they approach their target, they begin to realize there is more going on in this Nazi-occupied ...
Style: suspense, scenic, scary, slasher, intense ...
Plot: zombie, world war two, nazi, supernatural, war, behind enemy lines, monster, fascist, nazi occultism, nazi zombie, paratrooper, laboratory ...
Time: 1940s, year 1944, 20th century
Place: france, normandy
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Solo: A Star Wars Story (2018)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 135 min.
Story: Through a series of daring escapades deep within a dark and dangerous criminal underworld, Han Solo meets his mighty future copilot Chewbacca and encounters the notorious gambler Lando Calrissian.
Style: saga, futuristic, psychotronic, captivating, exciting ...
Audience: kids
Plot: star wars, smuggler, space travel, organized crime, spacecraft, alien, space battle, robot, totalitarianism, laser gun, gambler, warp speed ...
Time: future
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Star Wars: The Last Jedi (2017)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 152 min.
Story: Rey develops her newly discovered abilities with the guidance of Luke Skywalker, who is unsettled by the strength of her powers. Meanwhile, the Resistance prepares to do battle with the First Order.
Style: exciting, futuristic, captivating, inspirational, slasher ...
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: star wars, battlefield, good versus evil, space opera, betrayal, fat woman, sabotage, space battle, master apprentice relationship, robot, flashback, death ...
Time: future, 2010s
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Black Panther (2018)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 134 min.
Story: King T'Challa returns home from America to the reclusive, technologically advanced African nation of Wakanda to serve as his country's new leader. However, T'Challa soon finds that he is challenged for the throne by factions within ...
Style: futuristic, suspense, stylized, intense, slasher ...
Audience: family outing, teens, kids, girls' night
Plot: superhero, martial arts, good versus evil, loss of father, warrior, chase, king, black hero, tragic villain, strong female character, technology, african ...
Time: future, year 1992, 2010s, 20th century, 21st century ...
Place: africa, nigeria, oakland california, london, south korea
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Independence Day: Resurgence (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: We always knew they were coming back. Using recovered alien technology, the nations of Earth have collaborated on an immense defense program to protect the planet. But nothing can prepare us for the aliens’ advanced and unprecedented force. Only ...
Style: futuristic, exciting, entertaining, suspense, bad ending ...
Audience: teens
Plot: alien, alien invasion, human versus alien, end of the world, military, alien civilization, space battle, disaster, independence day, chinawoman, ufo, technology ...
Time: future, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, paris france, washington d.c., atlantic ocean, africa ...
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Flash Gordon: The Greatest Adventure of All (1982)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: No overview found.
Plot: superhero, world war two, sword and sorcery, dinosaur, rocket, spacecraft, monster, air battle, female director
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