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, entertaining, intense, surprise ending and serious films and TV shows about / with commando unit, gun, battles, soldier, heroes, explosion, combat, danger, mission and machine gun plots mostly in Action, Adventure and Drama genres shot in USA, UK, China and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as commando unit: Act of Valor (2012), Sicario: Day of the Soldado (2018), Predator (1987), The Man from U.N.C.L.E. (2015), Tears of the Sun (2003), Transformers: Dark of the Moon (2011), Star Wars: Clone Wars (2003), Where Eagles Dare (1968), Doom (2005), The Dirty Dozen (1967).

List of commando unit movies

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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Sicario: Day of the Soldado (2018)
Genre: Action, 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, bleak, disturbing, captivating, perverse ...
Plot: terrorist, black ops, cia, drug cartel, mission, cartel, u.s. mexico border, cia agent, warrior, brutality, organized crime, kidnapping ...
Time: 2010s, 21st century
Place: somalia, sonora, kansas city, texas, mexico ...
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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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Predator (1987)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi
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, scary, futuristic, tense, exciting ...
Audience: manly, boys' night
Plot: alien, monster, survival, jungle, military, creature, suspense, deadly creature, hunting, predator, squad, chase ...
Time: 80s, future, 20th century, year 1987
Place: latin america, south america, central america
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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: stylized, witty, humorous, light, exciting ...
Audience: teens, chick flick
Plot: spy, cold war, reluctant partners, secret service, culture clash, cia, secret agents, chase, espionage, cia agent, race against time, undercover ...
Time: 60s, year 1963, 20th century, post world war two
Place: italy, germany, rome italy, usa, london ...
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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: intense, touching, serious, factual, compassionate ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: military, war, jungle, civil war, soldier, rescue mission, gunfight, navy seal, genocide, violence, u.s. navy, brutality ...
Time: 21st century
Place: africa, iraq, nigeria, hawaii
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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, absurd, humorous, psychotronic ...
Audience: teens, kids, boys' night
Plot: robot, androids and robots, alien, alien invasion, transforming robot, space, good versus evil, warrior, giant robots, battles, fight, transformation ...
Time: year 1969, year 2011, year 1961, 60s, 2010s ...
Place: washington d.c., egypt, wisconsin, chicago illinois, middle east ...
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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, futuristic, captivating, epic, exciting ...
Audience: kids, teens
Plot: star wars, space wars, space, space opera, clones, jedi, robot, cyborgs, commando unit, lightsaber, hopes, villain ...
Time: future
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Where Eagles Dare (1968)
Genre: Action, Adventure, War
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 158 min.
Story: World War II is raging, and an American general has been captured and is being held hostage in the Schloss Adler, a Bavarian castle that's nearly impossible to breach. It's up to a group of skilled Allied soldiers to liberate the general ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, exciting, dieselpunk, twisted ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: world war two, military, mountain, war, spy, nazi, two man army, castle, twists and turns, secret mission, commando, winter ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century
Place: bavaria, austria, europe, germany, alps
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Doom (2005)
Genre: Action, 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: rough, splatter, futuristic, entertaining, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: monster, mars, deadly creature, zombie, alien, military, creature, virus, suspense, video game, marines, genetics ...
Time: future, 2040s, jurassic, 2020s, 21st century
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The Dirty Dozen (1967)
Genre: Action, Adventure, War
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 150 min.
Story: 12 American military prisoners in World War II are ordered to infiltrate a well-guarded enemy château and kill the Nazi officers vacationing there. The soldiers, most of whom are facing death sentences for a variety of violent crimes, agree to the ...
Style: exciting, intense, tense, serious, realistic ...
Audience: manly, boys' night
Plot: world war two, behind enemy lines, squad, redemption, war, military, soldier, gunfight, nazi, psychopath, machismo, suspense ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, year 1944
Place: germany, europe, france, brittany, london
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Raising Colors (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 101 min.
Story: The story revolves around 22-year-old Laure, who is trying to find her feet. After performing brilliantly in her literature studies, she enrols as a communications officer in the Naval Fusiliers. She will quickly have to adapt to and assimilate the ...
Style: sincere, semi serious, light, inspirational
Plot: male objectification, seaside, military, mother daughter relationship, sea, mentor, female nudity, boot camp, translator, nude, commando unit, beach ...
Time: 2010s
Place: brittany
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Transformers: The Last Knight (2017)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, China, Canada
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, entertaining, confusing, visually appealing, anamorphic ...
Plot: alien, robot, transforming robot, giant robots, dinosaur, mission, culture clash, alien invasion, extraterrestrial, survival, revenge, alternate reality ...
Time: future, middle ages, 2010s, year 2017
Place: tower bridge london, england, havana cuba, usa, united kingdom ...
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The Expendables 2 (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany, 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, bloody, humorous, stylized, entertaining ...
Audience: manly, boys' night
Plot: gunfight, ex military, mercenary, hotshot, tough heroes, revenge, villain, tough guy, violent, martial arts, fistfight, battles ...
Time: 80s, 2010s, year 2012, 21st century
Place: europe, china, new orleans, nepal, paris france ...
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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: entertaining, exciting, surreal, semi serious, psychotronic ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, boys' night
Plot: cyborgs, robot, androids and robots, alien, transforming robot, military, giant robots, battles, alien invasion, chaos, heroes, vengeance ...
Time: 18th century, 2000s, stone age, prehistoric times, 21st century
Place: egypt, washington d.c., virginia, new york, philadelphia ...
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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, humorous, captivating, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, computer cracker, black ops, undercover agent, secret agents, rescue mission, rescue, heroes, assassination attempt, commando unit, battles, mission ...
Time: 2020s
Place: tower bridge london, london, africa, middle east
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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, tense, exciting, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: world war two, military, wehrmacht, infantrymen, red army, battles, war, tank, border guard, nazism, german, heroes ...
Time: 1940s, year 1941, 20th century
Place: russia, europe
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R.A.I.D. Special Unit (2016)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Romance, Thriller
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, colourful ...
Plot: policewoman, strong female character, sexism, machismo, clumsy, strong female lead, female protagonist, police officer, police, job, goofy hero, commando unit ...
Place: paris france
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G.I. Joe: Resolute (2009)
Genre: Animation, Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: G.I. JOE is a highly trained, classified special operations unit composed of men and women from around the globe. G.I. JOE: RESOLUTE, the raging battle between G.I. JOE and COBRA has never been more intense. Every life is at stake… and even the ...
Style: captivating, exciting, tense, reboot
Plot: superhero, surrealism, u.s. military, terrorist attack, counter terrorism, fight, rescue mission, commando unit, war on terror, terrorist, battles, terrorism ...
Time: 2000s
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Thousand Fangs (2021)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Horror, Mystery
Country: Colombia
TV show
Story: An elite commando is on a mission, deep in the jungle, to find and destroy a powerful and mysterious leader.
Style: enigmatic, captivating, suspenseful, tense, disturbing
Plot: monster, mission, survival horror, suspense, commando unit, amazon jungle, battles, struggle for survival, fight, military, jungle adventure, giant monster ...
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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: tense, exciting, serious, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: submarine, one man army, sniper, mission, mercenary, arms dealer, attempted murder, rescue, one against many, battles, heroism, race against time ...
Place: africa, eastern europe
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Fantasy Island (2020)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A group of contest winners arrive at an island hotel to live out their dreams, only to find themselves trapped in nightmare scenarios.
Style: surprise ending, suspenseful, psychological, psychotronic, tense ...
Plot: suspense, reality vs fantasy, supernatural, jungle, survival, island, twists and turns, revenge, remote island, wish come true, rescue, bully comeuppance ...
Time: 2020s, 21st century
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Suicide Squad (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: From DC Comics comes the Suicide Squad, an antihero team of incarcerated supervillains who act as deniable assets for the United States government, undertaking high-risk black ops missions in exchange for commuted prison sentences.
Style: entertaining, absurd, humorous, intense, psychotronic ...
Audience: teens, chick flick
Plot: superhero, mission, dark hero, female warrior, villain, super villain, villain turns good, fight scenes, weapons, villainess, creature, sarcasm ...
Time: 2010s
Place: usa, louisiana, washington d.c., pentagon
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The Secret Invasion (1964)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: During World War II, convicts are recruited by the Allies for an extremely hazardous mission.
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, exciting, psychotronic ...
Plot: world war two, commando raid, war, tunnel, prison, commando, man on a mission, battles, ira, soldier, heroes, resistance ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century
Place: former yugoslavia, europe, italy, balkan, cairo egypt
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Godzilla (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Ford Brody, a Navy bomb expert, has just reunited with his family in San Francisco when he is forced to go to Japan to help his estranged father, Joe. Soon, both men are swept up in an escalating crisis when Godzilla, King of the Monsters, arises ...
Style: exciting, intense, suspenseful, psychotronic, epic ...
Audience: teens, kids, boys' night
Plot: monster, giant monster, dinosaur, disaster, godzilla, catastrophe, mutant, creature, kaiju, giant, military, deadly creature ...
Time: jurassic, 90s, 2010s, year 2014, year 1999 ...
Place: japan, hawaii, san francisco, tokyo, usa ...
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Zero Dark Thirty (2012)
Genre: Drama, History, Thriller, War
Country: USA
Duration: 157 min.
Story: A chronicle of the decade-long hunt for al-Qaeda terrorist leader Osama bin Laden after the September 2001 attacks, and his death at the hands of the Navy S.E.A.L. Team 6 in May, 2011.
Style: suspenseful, tense, political, realistic, rough ...
Audience: chick flick, boys' night
Plot: terrorism, espionage, cia, military, swat team, spy, manhunt, terrorist, al qaeda, investigation, terrorist group, 9/11 ...
Time: september 11 2001, year 2005, year 2003, year 2011, 2000s ...
Place: middle east, pakistan, iraq, baghdad iraq, langley virginia ...
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X-Men Origins: Wolverine (2009)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 107 min.
Story: After seeking to live a normal life, Logan sets out to avenge the death of his girlfriend by undergoing the mutant Weapon X program and becoming Wolverine.
Style: exciting, intense, stylized, suspenseful, psychotronic ...
Audience: teens, kids, chick flick, boys' night
Plot: superhero, mutant, supernatural ability, immortality, teleportation, superhuman powers, revenge, good versus evil, fight, telepathy, army, heroes ...
Time: future, 2000s
Place: new orleans, usa, canada, vietnam, ohio ...
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McBain (1991)
Genre: Crime, Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Santos attempts to lead a people's revolt in Colombia to overthrow the Presidente. When his revolt fails and he is killed, his sister Christina goes to New York to find McBain, a lieutenant Santos rescued during the Vietnam War. McBain agrees ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, captivating, exciting, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vietnam war, rebellion, drug dealing, military, soldier, vietnam veteran, vengeance, heroes, rebelliousness, coup d'etat, revolution, gang ...
Time: year 1973
Place: vietnam, new york, asia, colombia
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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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Lone Survivor (2013)
Genre: Action, Biography, Drama, War
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Four Navy SEALs on a covert mission to neutralize a high-level al-Qaeda operative must make an impossible moral decision in the mountains of Afghanistan that leads them into an enemy ambush. As they confront unthinkable odds, the SEALs must find ...
Style: rough, tense, brutal, captivating, emotional ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: military, survival, terrorism, soldier, war, gunfight, courage, military life, selflessness, squad, swat team, army ...
Time: 2000s, year 2005, 21st century
Place: afghanistan, middle east, iraq, usa, israel
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