Soldier movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant soldier movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out serious, exciting, realistic, suspenseful, captivating and suspense films and TV shows about / with soldier, military, danger, death, friendship, dialogue, chase, violence, military life and war plots mostly in Drama, War and Action genres shot in USA, France, UK and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as soldier: 9th Company (2005), We Are from the Future (2008), SEAL Team (2017), Private Benjamin (1980), Special Forces (2011), There Be Dragons (2011), Tanks For Stalin (2018), Major Payne (1995), The Dawns Here Are Quiet (1972), Dunkirk (2017).
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The Handmaid's Tale
Drama, Sci-Fi
USA
60 min.
 8.6
The Dawns Here Are Quiet
Drama, History, War
Soviet Union
188 min.
 8.3
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Tanks For Stalin
Action, Comedy, History
Russia
95 min.
 4.6
Sgt. Stubby: An American Hero
Animation, Adventure, Family, History, War
Ireland, UK, France, Canada, USA
84 min.
 7.0

List of soldier movies

 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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We Are from the Future
Genre: Action, Drama, Fantasy, War
Country: Russia
Duration: 162 min.
Story: Four 21st century treasure seekers are transported back into the middle of a WWII battles in Soviet Union...
Style: serious, rough, exciting
Plot: world war two, great patriotic war, war, soldier, battle zone, time travel, death, friendship, courage, german occupation, german, military life ...
Time: contemporary, 1940s, 40s, 20th century, 21st century ...
Place: russia, soviet union
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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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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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 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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There Be Dragons
Genre: Biography, Drama, War
Country: Spain, USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Arising out of the horror of the Spanish Civil War, a candidate for canonization is investigated by a journalist who discovers his own estranged father had a deep, dark and devastating connection to the saint's life.While researching the life ...
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, thought provoking, stylized
Plot: redemption, soldier, priest, dying father, love, saint, self discovery, unfulfilled love, journalist, jealousy, betrayal, haunted by the past ...
Time: year 1937, 1930s
Place: spain, europe
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Tanks For Stalin
Genre: Action, Comedy, History
Country: Russia
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A prototype of a new cutting edge tank is being taken on a secret mission to Moscow, to Comrade Stalin. Soon the cross-country run turns into a ruthless race. Followed by Nazis, the tanks' team defeats their pursuers and proves the great ...
Style: suspenseful, harsh, suspense, exciting, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: world war two, soldier, weapons, inventions and discoveries, explosion, armored vehicle, engineer, danger, gunfight, landscape, friendship, hopes ...
Time: 1940s
Place: soviet union
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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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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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 8.0
 423K
Dunkirk
Genre: Action, Drama, History, Thriller, War
Country: UK, Netherlands, France, USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: The story of the miraculous evacuation of Allied soldiers from Belgium, Britain, Canada and France, who were cut off and surrounded by the German army from the beaches and harbour of Dunkirk between May 26th and June 4th 1940 during World War II.
Style: dramatic, realistic, based on true events, suspenseful, harsh ...
Plot: war, world war two, wartime, evacuation, british army, survival, german, rescue, rescue mission, surrounded, german army, soldier ...
Time: 1940s, year 1940, 20th century
Place: france, europe, english channel, england, battleship ...
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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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The Handmaid's Tale
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Set in a dystopian future, a woman is forced to live as a concubine under a fundamentalist theocratic dictatorship. A TV adaptation of Margaret Atwood's novel.
Style: bleak, captivating, melancholic, psychological, rough
Plot: alternate world, belief, society, violence against women, sexism, infertility, religion, soldier, surrogate mother, torture, protest, slavery ...
Time: future
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 7.6
 209K
Mulan
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Musical, War
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A tomboyish girl disguises herself as a young man so she can fight with the Imperial Chinese Army against the invading Huns. With help from wise-cracking dragon Mushu, Mulan just might save her country -- and win the heart of handsome Captain Li ...
Style: feel good, humorous, light, touching, captivating ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, chick flick
Plot: adventure, friendship, good versus evil, talking animals, human spirit, heroine, female warrior, courage, impersonating, martial arts, cross dressing, animals ...
Time: ancient history
Place: china, ancient china, asia
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 6.0
 11K
Van Helsing
Genre: Action, Drama, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Vanessa Helsing, the daughter of famous vampire hunter and Dracula nemesis Abraham Van Helsing is resurrected five years in the future to find out that vampires have taken over the world and that she possesses unique power over them. She is ...
Style: serious, dark, captivating, bloody, suspense
Plot: vampire hunter, heroine, vampire, murder, supernatural, danger, gunfight, survival, adaptation, transformation, hand to hand combat, martial arts ...
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 8.6
 6K
Cyborgs
Genre: War
Country: Ukraine
Duration: 112 min.
Story: ‘The Cyborgs’ is re-telling the recent history of Ukraine – the legendary fight for Donetsk Airport in 2014 during Russian invasion. The freedom fighters from various divisions of Ukrainian army and volunteer battalions took a 242-days stand ...
Style: rough, serious, exciting, disturbing, brutal ...
Plot: heroism, friends, death, heroes, war violence, courage, vengeance, friendship, war, danger, shooting, mentor ...
Place: ukraine, europe
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 6.8
 21K
Dominion
Genre: Action, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Dominion is an epic supernatural drama set in the near future. Specifically, 25 years after "The Extinction War," when an army of lower angels, assembled by the archangel Gabriel, waged war against mankind. The archangel Michael, turning ...
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful, futuristic, dark ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: angel, supernatural, good versus evil, save the world, danger, soldier, rebelliousness, battles, fate of humanity, deadly, escapades, master warrior ...
Time: future
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NCIS: New Orleans
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
Story: A drama about the local field office that investigates criminal cases affecting military personnel in The Big Easy, a city known for its music, entertainment and decadence.
Style: serious, realistic, exciting, suspenseful, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: government agency, danger, investigation, special agents, crimes, partners, soldier, state affairs, navy, undercover, friendship, betrayal ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, new orleans, louisiana
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Kong: Skull Island
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: entertaining, surprise ending, suspense, exciting, absurd ...
Plot: island, jungle, monsters, adventure, survival, prehistoric creature, gorilla, giant animal, danger, gunfight, expedition, dumb ...
Time: 1940s, 70s, year 1973, year 1944, 20th century
Place: thailand, vietnam, washington d.c., bangkok thailand
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The Water Horse
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: New Zealand, UK, Australia
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A lonely boy discovers a mysterious egg that hatches a sea creature of Scottish legend.
Style: emotional, entertaining, exciting, scenic, clever ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: young heroes, adventure, kids and family, friendship, child protagonist, sea monster, adaptation, twists & turns, rescue from drowning, egg, soldier, beautiful scenery ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s
Place: scotland, europe, scottish highlands
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Race to Witch Mountain
Genre: Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A taxi driver gets more than he bargained for when he picks up two teen runaways. Not only does the pair possess supernatural powers, but they're also trying desperately to escape people who have made them their targets.
Style: exciting, semi serious, atmospheric, entertaining, futuristic ...
Audience: teens, family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: adventure, benign alien, aliens, supernatural ability, children, taxi driver, family, young heroes, bounty hunter, redemption, escapades, fight scenes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, nevada, las vegas
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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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 8.5
 80K
Outlander
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 64 min.
Story: The story of Claire Randall, a married combat nurse from 1945 who is mysteriously swept back in time to 1743, where she is immediately thrown into an unknown world where her life is threatened. When she is forced to marry Jamie, a chivalrous and ...
Style: serious, stylized, sentimental, captivating, exciting
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: time travel, romance, love affair, danger, life turned upside down, rivalry, love triangle, nurse, adventure, soldier, friendship, magic ...
Time: 18th century, year 1945, 20th century, 1940s
Place: scotland, europe, scottish highlands
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Murder on the Orient Express
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: Malta, USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Genius Belgian detective Hercule Poirot investigates the murder of an American tycoon aboard the Orient Express train.
Style: suspense, artsy, non-linear, surprise ending, road movie
Plot: train, investigation, murder, murder mystery, suspect, stabbed to death, conspiracy, vengeance, justice, snow, little girl, doctor ...
Time: 1930s, post world war one, pre world war two
Place: europe, venice, alps, palestine, istanbul turkey ...
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TURN: Washington's Spies
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: The story of New York farmer, Abe Woodhull, who bands together with a group of childhood friends to form The Culper Ring, an unlikely group of spies who turn the tide in America’s fight for independence.
Style: serious, captivating, suspenseful, realistic, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: american revolution, historical character, spy, political unrest, undercover, rebelliousness, ambition, rebellion, rivalry, army, treason, underdog ...
Time: 18th century, 1770s
Place: usa, new york, connecticut, new jersey
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 7.9
 3K
Our Girl
Genre: Drama, War
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Drama following the extraordinary adventures of female medics in the British Army.
Style: touching, serious, realistic, emotional
Plot: soldier, military base, self discovery, officers and cadets, army, basic training, military life, military, hopes, power relations, doctor, female soldier ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, afghanistan, middle east
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We Were Soldiers
Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 138 min.
Story: The story of the first major battle of the American phase of the Vietnam War and the soldiers on both sides that fought it.
Style: realistic, serious, gloomy, dramatic, factual ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vietnam war, war, military, death, soldier, courage, sacrifice, heroic mission, innocence lost, battle zone, brutality, weapons ...
Time: 20th century, 1960s, 2000s
Place: vietnam, asia, iraq, usa
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 7.6
 378K
The Hurt Locker
Genre: Drama, History, Thriller, War
Country: USA
Duration: 131 min.
Story: Forced to play a dangerous game of cat-and-mouse in the chaos of war, an elite Army bomb squad unit must come together in a city where everyone is a potential enemy and every object could be a deadly bomb.
Style: tense, realistic, suspenseful, suspense, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: war, iraq war, military, violence, gulf war, death, desert, soldier, courage, gunfight, sniper, military life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2004, 2000s
Place: iraq, middle east
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 8.1
 339K
Platoon
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: As a young and naive recruit in Vietnam, Chris Taylor faces a moral crisis when confronted with the horrors of war and the duality of man.
Style: realistic, disturbing, bleak, serious, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vietnam war, innocence lost, jungle, war, military, soldier, morality, violence, brutality, gunfight, violent, visceral ...
Time: 20th century, 1960s
Place: vietnam, asia, mine
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 5.7
 151
The 4 Soldiers
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, War
Country: Canada
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A climate of civil war, a fight that has made them lose everything including their youth, four soldiers aged 13 to 20 years, will meet and build friendships. In the grip of an adult conflict, which they do not understand, Matéo, Dominique, Big Max ...
Style: serious, bleak, realistic, gloomy, canadian science fiction
Plot: soldier, war, countryside, friendship, wartime life, youth, life is a bitch, friends, civil war, human nature, basic training, chaos and mayhem ...
Time: 21st century, future
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 6.8
 400
The Gladiators
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Sweden
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Some time in the future, East and West have stopped maintaining standing armies and nuclear weapons. Instead, to settle their differences they pit different teams of crack combat specialists against each other.
Style: serious, captivating, thought provoking, stylized
Plot: soldier, intrigue, human nature, anti war, military, dishonesty, war game, fictional game show, rivalry, society, contests and competitions, ambition ...
Time: 20th century
Place: europe, sweden
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