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The list contains the best, new and most relevant military movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out serious, suspenseful, exciting, realistic, captivating and tense films and TV shows about / with military, heroes, danger, soldier, escapades, survival, dialogue, brutality, chase and catastrophe plots mostly in Action, Drama and War genres shot in USA, UK, Canada and other countries.
TOP 10 movies tagged as military: G.I. Jane (1997), The Dawns Here Are Quiet (1972), Major Payne (1995), SEAL Team (2017), SIX (2017), Transformers (2007), Camp X-Ray (2014), 9th Company (2005), Flyboys (2006), The Last Ship (2014).
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M*A*S*H
Comedy, Drama, War
USA
25 min.
 8.3
Stargate SG-1
Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
USA, Canada
44 min.
 8.4
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Easter
Crime, Drama, Mystery, War
USA
200 min.

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 5.9
 67K
G.I. Jane
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 125 min.
Story: A female Senator succeeds in enrolling a woman into Combined Reconnaissance Team training where everyone expects her to fail.
Style: rough, suspense, bleak, suspenseful, sincere ...
Audience: boys' night, chick flick
Plot: military, female soldier, strong female lead, courage, fighting the system, tough heroes, army, sexism, feminism, military base, strong female character, female protagonist ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: israel, middle east, libya
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The Dawns Here Are Quiet
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 188 min.
Story: Based on the eponymous book by Boris Vasilyev, the film is set in Karelia (North-West of Russia, near Finland) in 1941 during WWII. In a beautiful and quiet wilderness far from the front-line there is an anti-aircraft artillery point, where corporal ...
Style: tragic ending, based on true events, disturbing, scenic, epic ...
Plot: military, world war two, heroic mission, soldier, military life, survival, friendship, wartime life, battles, great patriotic war, soviet army, shooting ...
Time: year 1942
Place: soviet union, russia
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 6.2
 27K
Major Payne
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Major Benson Winifred Payne is being discharged from the Marines. Payne is a killin' machine, but the wars of the world are no longer fought on the battlefield. A career Marine, he has no idea what to do as a civilian, so his commander finds ...
Style: humorous, funny, absurd, captivating, not serious ...
Audience: kids, teens
Plot: military, soldier, children, military life, stupidity, sarcasm, mentor, mischievous children, parody, foul language, contests and competitions, school ...
Time: 90s
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 7.0
 8K
SEAL Team
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
Story: The lives of the elite Navy Seals as they train, plan and execute the most dangerous, high-stakes missions our country can ask.
Style: captivating, exciting, suspense, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: soldier, military, firearm, swat team, gunfight, war, danger, terrorism, dialogue, team, friendship, family relations ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
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 7.3
 8K
SIX
Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Action drama series inspired by the real missions of Navy SEAL Team Six.
Style: twists and turns, exciting, tense, captivating, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: military, veteran, navy, danger, crimes, adventure, terrorism, heroes, twists & turns, flashback, violence, brutality ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
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 7.1
 556K
Transformers
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 144 min.
Story: Young teenager, Sam Witwicky becomes involved in the ancient struggle between two extraterrestrial factions of transforming robots – the heroic Autobots and the evil Decepticons. Sam holds the clue to unimaginable power and the Decepticons will ...
Style: futuristic, stylized, entertaining, intense, exciting ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, teen comedy
Plot: giant robots, good versus evil, cars, transformation, military, alien invasion, transforming robot, weapons, save the world, comics, alien, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 1890s, 2000s, 19th century
Place: california, usa, los angeles, pentagon, washington d.c.
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 6.9
 36K
Camp X-Ray
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: A young woman joins the military to be part of something bigger than herself and her small-town roots. Instead, she ends up as a new guard at Guantanamo Bay, where her mission is far from black and white. Surrounded by hostile jihadists and ...
Style: serious, captivating, sincere, realistic, intense ...
Plot: military, female soldier, friendship, female protagonist, strong female character, american abroad, relationships, introspection, stereotypes, brutality, ethnic conflict, depression ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: iraq, cuba, california
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 7.1
 18K
9th Company
Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Country: Finland, Russia, Ukraine
Duration: 139 min.
Story: The picture opens in Krasnoyarsk, Siberia, in late 1988, when military trainees Petrovsky, Ryaba, Chugun, Stas, Pinochet, Lyutev and Vorobyev are whipped into shape at a training camp by the brutal, sadistic commander, Warrant Officer Dygalo - prior ...
Style: rough, realistic, dramatic, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: soldier, war, death, last stand, killed in action, dead soldier, military, officers and cadets, army, battles, basic training, friendship ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: afghanistan, soviet union, middle east, russia
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 6.5
 39K
Flyboys
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 140 min.
Story: The adventures of the Lafayette Escadrille, young Americans who volunteered for the French military before the U.S. entered World War I, and became the country's first fighter pilots.
Style: factual, exciting, realistic, suspenseful, harsh ...
Audience: boys' night, chick flick
Plot: war, military, airplane, aviation, adventure, german, courage, aerial combat, battles, weapons, danger, heroes ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century
Place: europe, france
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 7.5
 48K
The Last Ship
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller, War
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Their mission is simple: Find a cure. Stop the virus. Save the world. When a global pandemic wipes out eighty percent of the planet's population, the crew of a lone naval destroyer must find a way to pull humanity from the brink of extinction.
Style: serious, stylized, suspenseful, tense, captivating
Audience: boys' night
Plot: navy, virus, military, army, survival, save the world, friendship, scientist, shooting, plan, strategy, ocean or sea ...
Time: 21st century
Place: battleship
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 7.4
 20K
Last Resort
Genre: Action, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Last Resort is an American military drama television series. When the crew of the U.S. Navy Ohio-class ballistic missile submarine, the USS Colorado, pick up a U.S. Navy SEAL team off Pakistan's coast, the Colorado receives an order to launch ...
Style: serious, captivating, tense, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: submarine, military, moral dilemma, island, captain, navy, leadership, heroes, power relations, nuclear threat, treason, survival ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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 5.2
 86K
The 5th Wave
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: 16-year-old Cassie Sullivan tries to survive in a world devastated by the waves of an alien invasion that has already decimated the population and knocked mankind back to the Stone Age.
Style: twists and turns, suspenseful, exciting, bleak, futuristic ...
Audience: teens, chick flick
Plot: alien invasion, end of the world, alien, genocide, chase, apocalypse, military, humanity, obsessive quest, virus, brainwashing, chaos and mayhem ...
Time: future, 2010s
Place: usa, ohio, bangkok thailand, tower bridge london
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 8.3
 45K
M*A*S*H
Genre: Comedy, Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 25 min.
Story: The 4077th Mobile Army Surgical Hospital is stuck in the middle of the Korean war. With little help from the circumstances they find themselves in, they are forced to make their own fun. Fond of practical jokes and revenge, the doctors, nurses, ...
Style: humorous, cynical, clever, realistic, witty ...
Plot: military, military hospital, sitcom, u.s. army, doctors and patients, friendship, doctor, surgery, military life, korean war, combat casualty, hospital ...
Time: 1950s, 20th century, 50s
Place: korea
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 7.1
 183K
Planet Terror
Genre: Action, Comedy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Two doctors find their graveyard shift inundated with townspeople ravaged by sores. Among the wounded is Cherry, a dancer whose leg was ripped from her body. As the invalids quickly become enraged aggressors, Cherry and her ex-boyfriend Wray lead a ...
Style: dark humor, exciting, rough, tense, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, gory, survival, virus, violence, transformation, military, violent, chaos and mayhem, apocalypse, military base, save the world ...
Time: 2000s
Place: texas, usa, mexico
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Private Benjamin
Genre: Comedy, War
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A sheltered young high society woman joins the army on a whim and finds herself in a more difficult situation than she ever expected.
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, funny, sentimental ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: female soldier, transformation, fish out of water, soldier, basic training, military, military base, farce, women, officers and cadets, stereotypes, starting over ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: usa, paris france
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 7.0
 235K
28 Weeks Later
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, Spain
Duration: 100 min.
Story: In this chilling sequel to 28 Days Later, the inhabitants of the British Isles appear to have lost their battle against the onslaught of disease, as the deadly rage virus has killed every citizen there. Six months later, a group of Americans dare to ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, tense, suspense, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, survival, virus, mutant, gory, end of the world, zombie apocalypse, plague, chaos, on the run, survivor, military ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, london, europe, paris france
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 8.3
 82K
The Pacific
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History, War
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 530 min.
Story: A 10-part mini-series from the creators of "Band of Brothers" telling the intertwined stories of three Marines during America's battle with the Japanese in the Pacific during World War II.
Style: serious, emotional, suspenseful, disturbing, epic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: battle zone, battles, military, gory, world war two, battlefield, friends, behind enemy lines, loss of friend, squad, selflessness, peril ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s, year 1945
Place: japan, asia, pacific ocean, korea
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 8.4
 75K
Stargate SG-1
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 44 min.
Story: The story of Stargate SG-1 begins about a year after the events of the feature film, when the United States government learns that an ancient alien device called the Stargate can access a network of such devices on a multitude of planets. SG-1 is an ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, atmospheric, captivating
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: adventure, military, space and aliens, alien planet, wormhole, cult, save the world, escapades, heroic mission, rivalry, space travel, master villain ...
Time: contemporary, 90s, 20th century, 21st century, near future ...
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 5.7
 233K
Hulk
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: stylized, serious, exciting, intense, comic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: transformation, mad scientist, superhero, alter ego, superhuman powers, genetics, technology, comics, adventure, dark hero, chase, mutant ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 1960s, 2000s
Place: california, san francisco, central america, south america
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 7.8
 330K
Predator
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Dutch and his group of commandos are hired by the CIA to rescue downed airmen from guerillas in a Central American jungle. The mission goes well but as they return they find that something is hunting them. Nearly invisible, it blends in with the ...
Style: suspenseful, suspense, tense, rough, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, alien, monster, jungle, gory, hunting, chase, gunfight, brutality, deadly creature, invisibility, military ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1987, twentieth century
Place: latin america, south america, central america, mine
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 5.2
 96K
Doom
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, Czech Republic, Germany, USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A team of space marines known as the Rapid Response Tactical Squad, led by Sarge, is sent to a science facility on Mars after somebody reports a security breach. There, they learn that the alert came after a test subject, a mass murderer ...
Style: scary, suspense, futuristic, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: monster, teleportation, mars, dark hero, alien, video game, deadly creature, chase, genetics, gory, future dystopia, heroic mission ...
Time: 21st century, future, 2040s, 2020s
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 6.2
 88K
Rampage
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Primatologist Davis Okoye shares an unshakable bond with George, the extraordinarily intelligent, silverback gorilla who has been in his care since birth. But a rogue genetic experiment gone awry mutates this gentle ape into a raging creature of ...
Style: exciting, captivating, suspenseful, touching, surprise ending
Plot: mutation, destruction, animal attack, gorilla, wolf, monster, animal human communication, rescue, revenge, betrayal, military, rage ...
Time: 2010s
Place: san diego california, chicago illinois, colorado, illinois, wyoming ...
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Stargate: Atlantis
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 44 min.
Story: With the Ancients' city of Atlantis discovered in the Pegasus Galaxy by Stargate Command, Dr. Elizabeth Weir and Major Sheppard lead a scientific expedition to the ancient abandoned city. Once there, the team not only find themselves unable to ...
Style: exciting, serious, tense, suspenseful, captivating
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: space travel, benign alien, adventure, evil alien, scientist, military, ancient mystery, lost city, escapades, survival, technology, alien planet ...
Time: 2000s, future
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Day of the Dead
Genre: Action, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Day of the Dead is a horror film which is nominally a quasi-remake of George A. Romero's classic zombie film of the same name, which was the third in Romero's Dead series. The film is directed by Steve Miner (who also directed Friday the ...
Style: scary, rough, suspense, intense, futuristic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, survival, virus, apocalypse, small town, quarantine, infected, deadly creature, epidemic, race against time, chaos and mayhem, transformation ...
Time: contemporary
Place: colorado, usa
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 7.8
 7K
Manhattan
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 55 min.
Story: Set against the backdrop of the greatest clandestine race against time in the history of science with the mission to build the world's first atomic bomb in Los Alamos, New Mexico. Flawed scientists and their families attempt to co-exist in a ...
Style: serious, clever, realistic, captivating, melancholic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: inventions and discoveries, ambition, laboratory, atomic bomb, scientist, race against time, military, military base, top secret, unhappy wife, secret weapon, relationship vs career ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s, year 1944, year 1943
Place: usa, new mexico
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 6.4
 16K
Special Forces
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: France
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Afghanistan. War correspondent Elsa Casanova is taken hostage by the Taliban. Faced with her imminent execution, a Special Forces unit is dispatched to free her. In some of the world’s most breathtaking yet hostile landscapes, a relentless pursuit ...
Style: serious, exciting, tense, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: soldier, daring rescue, danger, tough heroes, survival, adventure, military, journalist, heroic mission, woman in danger, confined, escapades ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: afghanistan, pakistan
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 5.4
 3K
The Cured
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Ireland
Duration: 95 min.
Story: What happens when the undead return to life? In a world ravaged for years by a virus that turns the infected into zombie-like cannibals, a cure is at last found and the wrenching process of reintegrating the survivors back into society begins.
Style: serious, suspenseful, bleak, tense, melancholic
Plot: zombie, murder, danger, cure, infection, military, relative, medical research, saving a life, flashback, survival, society ...
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 5.7
 5K
Fanfan
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 97 min.
Story: In this 2003 remake of the classic 1952 French film, Fanfan la Tulipe is a swashbuckling lover who is tricked into joining the army of King Louis XV by Adeline La Franchise, who tells Fanfan that by doing so, he will eventually marry one of the ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, exciting, tense, captivating
Plot: heroic mission, adventure, heroes, wooing, love and romance, military, swashbuckler, soldier, fencing, ruse, family, fight scenes ...
Time: 18th century, 1700s
Place: france, europe
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With Fire and Sword
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: Poland
Duration: 175 min.
Story: In the mid-17th century, Poland was the largest, most democratic, and most tolerant country in Europe. However, a tragic civil war brought about the gradual decline of the once glorious republic...
Style: serious, captivating, realistic, epic
Plot: culture clash, political unrest, battles, rebellion, heroes, love affair, politics, polish, chaos and mayhem, love triangle, battle, cossack ...
Time: 17th century, 1600s
Place: poland, ukraine, europe
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 3.1
 962
Silent Venom
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: The only thing more terrifying than Snakes on a Plane is "Snakes on a Submarine," and that's exactly what we get in this claustrophobic, sub-aquatic thriller starring Luke Perry. Lieutenant Commander O'Neill (Perry) was piloting ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, scary, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: dangerous animal, snake, submarine, save the day, survival, mutant, race against time, deadly creature, adventure, underwater, isolation, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, korea, taiwan
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7.1
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6.9
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7.0
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6.1
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war
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Dunkirk 2017
8.0
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battles
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The Messenger: The Story of Joan of Arc 1999
6.4
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5.6
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battle
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8.6
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6.6
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7.9
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7.5
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7.5
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7.1
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5.9
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6.0
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wartime life
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Battle for Sevastopol 2015
7.2
The Book Thief 2013
7.6
The Dawns Here Are Quiet 2015
6.7
Cold Mountain 2003
7.2
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machine gun
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King of the Roaring 20's: The Story of Arnold Rothstein 1961
5.9
Brute Corps 1971
6.0
Lethal Panther 1990
5.2
Equalizer 2000 1987
4.1
Captain America 1979
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