Commando unit movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant commando unit movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out exciting, suspenseful, serious, surprise ending, suspense and realistic films and TV shows about / with commando unit, gun, danger, explosion, soldier, heroes, violence, gunfight, machine gun and battles plots mostly in Action, Adventure and Thriller genres shot in USA, China, Japan and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as commando unit: Hunter Killer (2018), Windtalkers (2002), Transformers: Dark of the Moon (2011), Sicario: Day of the Soldado (2018), Transformers: The Last Knight (2017), Act of Valor (2012), The Expendables 2 (2012), Tears of the Sun (2003), Star Wars: Clone Wars (2003), Vanguard (2020).

List of commando unit movies

Hunter Killer (2018)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: UK, China, France, USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: An untested American submarine captain teams with U.S. Navy SEALs to rescue the Russian president, who has been kidnapped by a rogue general.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, realistic, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: submarine, warship, u.s. navy, battleship, swat team, navy, commando unit, race against time, world war three, ocean, russian army, save the day ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, year 2017
Place: pentagon, moscow russia, washington d.c., russia, usa ...
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Windtalkers (2002)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 134 min.
Story: Joe Enders is a gung-ho Marine assigned to protect a "windtalker" - one of several Navajo Indians who were used to relay messages during World War II because their spoken language was indecipherable to Japanese code breakers.
Style: realistic, sincere, serious, emotional, rough ...
Plot: world war two, war, marines, code, military life, u.s. marine corps, heroes, military, mexican standoff, behind enemy lines, navajo, native americans ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, year 1943, year 1944
Place: japan, asia, arizona
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Transformers: Dark of the Moon (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 154 min.
Story: Sam Witwicky takes his first tenuous steps into adulthood while remaining a reluctant human ally of Autobot-leader Optimus Prime. The film centers around the space race between the USSR and the USA, suggesting there was a hidden Transformers role in ...
Style: exciting, heroic, psychotronic, absurd, futuristic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: androids and robots, transformation, giant robots, alien planet, evil alien, man versus machine, killer robot, good versus evil, destruction, extraterrestrial, benign alien, astronaut ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 20th century, year 1969, year 1961 ...
Place: usa, north america, washington d.c., middle east, new mexico ...
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Sicario: Day of the Soldado (2018)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 122 min.
Story: FBI agent Matt Graver teams up with operative Alejandro Gillick to prevent Mexican drug cartels from smuggling terrorists across the U.S. border.
Style: neo noir, surprise ending, suspense, bleak, disturbing ...
Plot: black ops, drug cartel, cia, cartel, u.s. mexico border, gunfight, terrorist, warrior, brutality, rescue, corruption, explosion ...
Time: 21st century, 2010s
Place: kansas city, mexico, somalia, sonora, texas
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Transformers: The Last Knight (2017)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, China, Canada, Mexico
Duration: 154 min.
Story: Autobots and Decepticons are at war, with humans on the sidelines. Optimus Prime is gone. The key to saving our future lies buried in the secrets of the past, in the hidden history of Transformers on Earth.
Style: absurd, suspense, entertaining, surprise ending, cliffhanger ...
Plot: robot, giant robots, man versus machine, knight, end of the world, alien, tough guy, culture clash, transforming robot, artificial intelligence, apocalypse, chaos ...
Time: middle ages, 2010s, year 2017, future
Place: england, tower bridge london, havana cuba, south dakota, big ben london ...
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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: based on true events, realistic, intense, suspense, suspenseful ...
Plot: rescue mission, courage, war, mercenary, navy seal, gunfight, cia, cia agent, tough guy, swat team, heroism, embassy ...
Time: year 2012, 2010s, year 2011, 21st century
Place: libya, pentagon, langley virginia, iraq, washington d.c. ...
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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, 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, ukraine, costa rica, san diego california, las vegas ...
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The Expendables 2 (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany, Bulgaria, China
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Mr. Church reunites the Expendables for what should be an easy paycheck, but when one of their men is murdered on the job, their quest for revenge puts them deep in enemy territory and up against an unexpected threat.
Style: exciting, realistic, rough, suspenseful, humorous ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: ex military, mercenary, gunfight, machismo, battles, tough guy, sniper, tough heroes, master warrior, merciless, hotshot, mission gone awry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, year 2012, 80s
Place: albania, europe, paris france, china, nepal ...
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Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen (2009)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 149 min.
Story: Sam Witwicky leaves the Autobots behind for a normal life. But when his mind is filled with cryptic symbols, the Decepticons target him and he is dragged back into the Transformers' war.
Style: exciting, semi serious, psychotronic, surreal, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: robot, transformation, battles, chaos, androids and robots, evil alien, military, extraterrestrial, fictional war, good versus evil, man versus machine, cyborgs ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, prehistoric times, stone age
Place: egypt, washington d.c., jordan, shanghai china, paris france ...
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Tears of the Sun (2003)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller, War
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Navy SEAL Lieutenant A.K. Waters and his elite squadron of tactical specialists are forced to choose between their duty and their humanity, between following orders by ignoring the conflict that surrounds them, or finding the courage to follow their ...
Style: serious, touching, suspenseful, rough, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: military, war, soldier, war crime, jungle, army, rescue mission, navy seal, brutality, child soldier, genocide, civil war ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: nigeria, africa, iraq, hawaii
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Star Wars: Clone Wars (2003)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, South Korea
Duration: 133 min.
TV show
Story: This series takes place during the three-year time period between the prequel films Attack of the Clones and Revenge of the Sith. The show depicted the actions of various characters in the Star Wars prequel trilogy, including Anakin Skywalker, ...
Style: saga, exciting, serious, suspenseful, stylized ...
Audience: teens
Plot: space wars, warrior, clones, good versus evil, space opera, jedi, teaching the ways of the world, star wars, heroes, army, villain, cyborgs ...
Time: future
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Vanguard (2020)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Thriller
Country: China
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Covert security company Vanguard is the last hope of survival for an accountant after he is targeted by the world's deadliest mercenary organization.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, suspense, humorous, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: computer cracker, martial arts, undercover agent, rescue mission, secret agents, rescue, danger, heroes, mercenary, police raid, bodyguard, battles ...
Time: 2020s
Place: london, tower bridge london, africa, middle east
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Kong: Skull Island (2017)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, China
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Explore the mysterious and dangerous home of the king of the apes as a team of explorers ventures deep inside the treacherous, primordial island.
Style: suspense, exciting, psychotronic, absurd, intense ...
Plot: monster, giant animal, expedition, giant monster, creature, survival, giant creature, island, monster versus monster, gorilla, prehistoric creature, danger ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1944, 1940s, year 1973
Place: bangkok thailand, thailand, washington d.c., vietnam, pacific ocean
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The Man from U.N.C.L.E. (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 116 min.
Story: At the height of the Cold War, a mysterious criminal organization plans to use nuclear weapons and technology to upset the fragile balance of power between the United States and Soviet Union. CIA agent Napoleon Solo and KGB agent Illya Kuryakin are ...
Style: witty, exciting, reboot, humorous, semi serious ...
Plot: reluctant partners, secret agents, spy, cold war, cia agent, female spy, save the world, spies, undercover, stylish, secret service, chase ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s, post world war two, year 1963
Place: italy, usa, germany, rome italy, berlin germany ...
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Fortress of War (2010)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Country: Belarus, Russia
Duration: 138 min.
Story: A war drama set during the Nazi invasion of the Soviet Union in June 1941, in which Russian troops held on to a border stronghold for nine days. The film shows the heroic defense of Brest Fortress, which has taken upon the first stroke of German ...
Style: serious, realistic, exciting, tense, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: military, world war two, battles, soldier, wehrmacht, red army, infantrymen, heroes, invasion, nazism, squad, german ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 20th century, year 1941
Place: russia, europe
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R.A.I.D. Special Unit (2016)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Romance
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 105 min.
Story: The story of a woman who dreams to join an intervention group in the police department called RAID. Unfortunately, she is rather clumsy and both her family (and soon to be family-in-law) and a veteran of the RAID do not approve. However, Johanna is ...
Style: light, feel good, humorous, entertaining, captivating ...
Plot: policewoman, female police officer, strong female character, sexism, machismo, police officer, female protagonist, clumsy, strong female lead, police, job, goofy hero ...
Place: paris france
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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, humorous, semi serious, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mercenary, sniper, chase, unstoppable, gunfight, tough guy, escape, tough heroes, master warrior, martial arts, army, machismo ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 2010s, 80s
Place: latin america, new orleans, somalia
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Search and Destroy (2020)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Duration: 93 min.
Story: When American Ranger John Cutter fails to save a family being held hostage and loses his entire team in a battle with infamous Ukrainian Arms Dealer Igor Rodin, John is discharged from the army. Three years later he is approached by his old General ...
Style: surprise ending, psychotronic
Plot: submarine, fighter pilot, nato, commando unit, one man army, computer cracker, sniper, commando, train crash, combat, aircraft carrier, cabin in the woods ...
Place: eastern europe, africa
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Gen-X Cops (1999)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Four young officers of the Hong Kong Police are joined together to fight against organised crime using all possible means, even if this would lead them to break the law… Their first assignment is to eliminate a gang of criminals who have stolen a ...
Style: exciting, stylized, suspenseful, serious, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: stylized violence, police, undercover, police investigation, tough law enforcer, save the day, partners against crime, track down, terrorism, martial arts, danger, gangsters ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: hong kong, singapore, asia
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6 Underground (2019)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: After faking his death, a tech billionaire recruits a team of international operatives for a bold and bloody mission to take down a brutal dictator.
Style: suspense, exciting, surprise ending, non-linear, psychotronic
Plot: street shootout, parkour, fight, mission, teamwork, deception, justice, machismo, courage, disguise, brutality, paranoia ...
Time: future, year 2017, 2010s
Place: california, florence, paris france, afghanistan, middle east ...
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The A-Team (1983)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The A-Team is an American action-adventure television series, running from 1983 to 1987, about a fictional group of ex United States Army Special Forces personnel who work as soldiers of fortune, while on the run from the Army after being branded as ...
Style: exciting, realistic, suspenseful, semi serious, tense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: swat team, commando, adventure, partners, mercenary, righting the wronged, ex soldier, chases and races, escapades, gunfight, good versus evil, vietnam war veteran ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa, vietnam
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G.I. Joe (1985)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Based on the successful toy series by Hasbro, GI Joe is the code name for an elite strike force comprising of personnel from all branches of the United States military. Their primary purpose is be a counterforce to the huge terrorist organization ...
Style: exciting, serious
Audience: pre-teens
Plot: world domination, soldier, military, heroes, terrorism, swat team, heroic mission, rivalry, adventure, danger, escapades, chases and races ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa
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A Good Man (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: After an illustrious special ops career ends in disaster, Alexander goes off the grid and attempts to lead a quiet life as a handyman at an apartment complex. But when one of his tenants and her family fall under the thumb of a Russian gangster, ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, rough, realistic ...
Plot: heroes, gangsters, martial arts, one man army, save the day, deadly, gang, rivalry, danger, crimes, gory, kidnapping ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: russia, romania, bucharest, eastern europe
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The Devil's Tomb (2009)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Captain Mack leads an elite military unit on a search for a missing scientist, and comes face-to-face with an an ancient evil lying beneath the Middle Eastern desert. Evil that is not of this world. Evil that should never be unearthed.
Style: suspenseful, rough, exciting, scary, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: supernatural, desert, soldier, danger, heroic mission, heroes, save the world, deadly creature, deadly, daring rescue, survival, experiment gone awry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: middle east
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G.I. Joe: Retaliation (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Framed for crimes against the country, the G.I. Joe team is terminated by Presidential order. This forces the G.I. Joes into not only fighting their mortal enemy Cobra; they are forced to contend with threats from within the government that ...
Style: exciting, serious, stylized, tense, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, girls' night
Plot: good versus evil, military, world domination, terrorism, rescue, conspiracy, swat team, hidden identity, heroic mission, vengeance, tough heroes, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: tokyo, london, himalaya, big ben london, pentagon ...
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Time Slip (1979)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A squadron of Japanese Self-Defense Force soldiers find themselves transported through time to their country's warring states era, when rival samurai clans were battling to become the supreme Shogun.
Style: suspenseful, rough, offbeat, serious
Plot: time travel, samurai, military, battles, heroes, soldier, self defense, chaos, heroic mission, graphic violence, danger, adventure ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: japan, asia
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Samurai Commando Mission 1549 (2005)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 119 min.
Story: An accident during tests of an anti-plasma artificial magnetic shield at Japan's Ground Self Defense Force East Fuji practice range sends the 3rd Special Experimental Company, under Colonel Matoba on a time-slip 460 years into the past, into ...
Style: serious, exciting, suspense, suspenseful, captivating
Audience: boys' night
Plot: soldier, battles, time travel, samurai, heroic mission, experiment gone awry, disorder, escapades, rescue, changing the past or future, danger, rivalry ...
Time: 16th century, 19th century, 1500s
Place: japan, asia
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Running Red (1999)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Gregori is an ex-Soviet Commando haunted by the death of his brother, and trying to forget his old life in the US. However, Gregori realizes after he has already started a family of his own that the past is never far behind. A former superior from ...
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful
Plot: martial arts, heroes, one against many, gunfight, terrorist, behind enemy lines, chases and races, crimes, danger, starting over, assassination, rivalry ...
Time: 90s
Place: russia
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The Rock (1996)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 136 min.
Story: FBI chemical warfare expert Stanley Goodspeed is sent on an urgent mission with a former British spy, John Patrick Mason, to stop Gen. Francis X. Hummel from launching chemical weapons on Alcatraz Island into San Francisco. Gen. Hummel demands $100 ...
Style: twists and turns, exciting, tense, serious, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: terrorism, alcatraz, hostage, crimes, fbi, marines, chases and races, mercenary, prison, escape, hostages, commander ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: san francisco, usa, california
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Navy Seals (1990)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: During a rescue mission, a team of Navy Seals discover that a terrorist group have access to deadly US built Stinger missiles, and must set out to locate and destroy them before they can be used.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, intense, humorous, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, race against time, soldier, heroes, battles, military, danger, war, save the day, heroic mission, adventure, military life ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 1990s, 90s
Place: middle east, beirut lebanon, lebanon, pentagon, russia
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