Resistance fighter movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant resistance fighter movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out serious, exciting, suspense, suspenseful, realistic and visually appealing films and TV shows about / with resistance fighter, resistance, death, murder, gun, chase, violence, explosion, betrayal and escape plots mostly in Drama, Action and War genres shot in USA, UK, France and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as resistance fighter: Altered Carbon (2018), The 12th Man (2017), Total Recall (2012), Captain Corelli's Mandolin (2001), Ben-Hur (2016), This Life (2012), Harriet (2019), 13 Minutes (2015), The Host (2013), Mortal Engines (2018).

List of resistance fighter movies

 8.1
 134K
Altered Carbon (2018)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: After 250 years on ice, a prisoner returns to life in a new body with one chance to win his freedom: by solving a mind-bending murder.
Style: futuristic, exciting, captivating, tense, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cyberpunk, investigation, murder, adventure, distant future, resistance fighter, virtual reality, artificial intelligence, twists & turns, consciousness, female nudity, multiple storylines ...
Time: future
Place: san francisco
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 7.4
 17K
The 12th Man (2017)
Genre: Drama, History, Thriller, War
Country: Norway
Duration: 135 min.
Story: After a failed anti-Nazi sabotage mission leaves his 11 comrades dead, Norwegian resistance fighter Jan Baalsrud finds himself fleeing from the Gestapo through the snowbound reaches of Scandinavia.
Style: uplifting, suspense, based on true events, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gestapo, resistance fighter, coping, world war two, lone hero, life & death, one man army, survival, pursuit, self mutilation, storytelling, manhunt ...
Time: year 1943, 1940s
Place: norway
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 6.3
 237K
Total Recall (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Welcome to Rekall, the company that can turn your dreams into real memories. For a factory worker named Douglas Quaid, even though he's got a beautiful wife who he loves, the mind-trip sounds like the perfect vacation from his frustrating life ...
Style: mind bending, futuristic, exciting, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: future dystopia, double agent, memory loss, world domination, betrayal, secret agents, fictional reality, suspicion, false memory, spy, resistance fighter, on the run ...
Time: future
Place: big ben london, australia
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Captain Corelli's Mandolin (2001)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance, War
Country: UK, France, USA
Duration: 131 min.
Story: When a Greek fisherman leaves to fight with the Greek army during WWII, his fiancee falls in love with the local Italian commander. The film is based on a novel about an Italian soldier's experiences during the Italian occupation of the Greek ...
Style: realistic, serious, sentimental, intense, melancholic ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: italian army, resistance fighter, italian soldier, romance, war, love and romance, world war two, impossible love, fall in love, social relations, wartime life, island ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 20th century
Place: greece, europe, albania, rome italy, italy ...
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 5.7
 41K
Ben-Hur (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: A falsely accused nobleman survives years of slavery to take vengeance on his best friend who betrayed him.
Style: epic, exciting, realistic, serious, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: roman empire, betrayal, ancient rome, vengeance, false accusation, resistance fighter, dishonesty, confined, moral dilemma, male friendship, friendship between men, sibling rivalry ...
Time: ancient history, 1st century
Place: italy, rome italy, greece, palestine, jerusalem ...
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 6.6
 2K
This Life (2012)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Denmark
Duration: 122 min.
Story: The true story of the Fiil's a family of innkeepers who during Nazi-Germany's occupation of Denmark took up arms against the German occupiers. But in the fight for freedom, some must die so that others may live.
Style: realistic, emotional, disturbing, serious, bleak ...
Plot: world war two, nazi occupation, danger, resistance fighter, war, freedom fighter, nazi, heroes, female director, firing squad, sabotage, wehrmacht ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s
Place: denmark, germany, scandinavia
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 6.5
 15K
Harriet (2019)
Genre: Action, Biography, Drama, History
Country: China, USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: The story of Harriet Tubman, who helped free hundreds of slaves from the South after escaping from slavery herself in 1849.
Style: based on true events, enigmatic, tense, thought provoking, psychological ...
Plot: slavery, american civil war, resistance fighter, freedom, female protagonist, african american, fear, black woman, song, profanity, shot in the hand, hiding ...
Time: 19th century
Place: southern usa, south carolina, philadelphia, delaware, baltimore ...
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 7.0
 8K
13 Minutes (2015)
Genre: Biography, Drama, War
Country: Germany, Italy
Duration: 114 min.
Story: The breath-taking story of a man who nearly would have changed the world. 1939, when Hitler tricked millions of people at the height of his power, one said a radical No: Georg Elser, disparaged as an assassin, is one of the greatest resistance ...
Style: realistic, serious, tense, suspenseful
Plot: assassination attempt, nazi germany, state affairs, resistance fighter, national socialism, hitler, anti fascist, plan gone wrong, treason, prisoner, confession, nazi ...
Time: pre world war two, 1930s, year 1939, 20th century, 30s ...
Place: germany, europe, switzerland, berlin germany, munich germany
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 5.9
 109K
The Host (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Switzerland, UK
Duration: 125 min.
Story: A parasitic alien soul is injected into the body of Melanie Stryder. Instead of carrying out her race's mission of taking over the Earth, "Wanda" (as she comes to be called) forms a bond with her host and sets out to aid other free ...
Style: futuristic, exciting, suspenseful, stylized, romantic ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: evil alien, power of love, romance, love and romance, teenage love, youth, true love, apocalypse, vestiges of humanity, invasion, survival, self sacrifice ...
Time: future
Place: usa, paris france
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 6.1
 97K
Mortal Engines (2018)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, New Zealand
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Set in a world many thousands of years in the future. Earth’s cities now roam the globe on huge wheels, devouring each other in a struggle for ever diminishing resources. On one of these massive Traction Cities, Tom Natsworthy has an unexpected ...
Style: captivating, exciting, futuristic, entertaining, sinister ...
Plot: steampunk, post apocalypse, resistance, survival, artifact, post apocalyptic, danger, save the world, female warrior, female fighter, power, female assassin ...
Time: future
Place: london, big ben london, europe, asia
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Ready Player One (2018)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, India
Duration: 140 min.
Story: When the creator of a popular video game system dies, a virtual contest is created to compete for his fortune.
Style: exciting, captivating, atmospheric, stylized, psychotronic ...
Plot: virtual reality, video game, cyberpunk, quest, teenage protagonist, adventure, friendship, teenage hero, virtuality, love, teamwork, teenage boy ...
Time: future, 80s, 2040s, near future, 21st century
Place: manhattan new york city, empire state building manhattan new york city, new york
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 6.8
 3K
In the Fog (2012)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Germany, Netherlands, Belarus, Russia, Latvia
Duration: 127 min.
Story: Western frontiers of the USSR, 1942. The region is under German occupation. A man is wrongly accused of collaboration. Desperate to save his dignity, he faces an impossible moral choice.
Style: realistic, serious, bleak, psychological, captivating ...
Plot: false accusation, world war two, nazi occupation, moral dilemma, survival, life is a bitch, wartime life, danger, human nature, collaboration, resistance fighter, war ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s, year 1942
Place: russia, ussr
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 8.1
 54K
Underground (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, War
Country: Federal Republic of Yugoslavia, France, Germany, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Hungary, UK, USA
Duration: 170 min.
Story: Black marketeers Marko and Blacky manufacture and sell weapons to the Communist resistance in WWII Belgrade, living the good life along the way. Marko's surreal duplicity propels him up the ranks of the Communist Party, and he eventually ...
Style: cynical, surreal, satirical, biting, absurd ...
Plot: world war two, freedom, lie, weapons, ambition, society, nazi, resistance, communism, hiding place, revolution, basement ...
Time: 60s, year 1941, 90s, 1940s, 1990s ...
Place: former yugoslavia, europe, berlin germany, balkan, yugoslavia ...
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The Heroes of Telemark (1965)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Country: UK
Duration: 131 min.
Story: Set in German-occupied Norway, this is based on the efforts of the Norwegian resistance to sabotage German development of the atomic bomb. Resistance fighter Knut Straud enlists the reluctant physicist Rolf Pedersen in an effort to destroy the ...
Style: bleak, exciting, suspenseful, rough, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: world war two, heroes, factory, skiing, resistance fighter, espionage, saboteur, military, soldier, rivalry, village life, wartime life ...
Place: norway, england, germany, europe
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 5.4
 1K
Snapphanar (2006)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Country: Sweden, Lithuania, Denmark, Finland, Norway
Duration: 174 min.
Story: In the year of our Lord 1678, Sweden is plagued by countless wars and a dysfunctional royal rule. One night, the young and devout Nils losing everything he holds dear and tragedy drives him on a quest for vengeance. It will be a raid, which makes ...
Plot: resistance, resistance fighter, noble
Time: 17th century
Place: sweden
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Jin-Roh: The Wolf Brigade (1999)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A member of an elite paramilitary counter-terrorism unit becomes traumatized after witnessing the suicide bombing of a young girl and is forced to undergo retraining. However, unbeknownst to him, he becomes a key player in a dispute between rival ...
Style: bleak, stylized, rough, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: conspiracy, world war two, distopia, swat team, little red riding hood, terrorism, suicide, heroes, siblings relations, crimes, life is a bitch, rivalry ...
Place: japan, tokyo, germany, poland
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The Interpreter (2005)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, France, Germany, USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: After Silvia Broome, an interpreter at United Nations headquarters, overhears plans of an assassination, an American Secret Service agent is sent to investigate.
Style: suspenseful, tense, twists and turns, mind bending, suspense ...
Plot: un, investigation, murder, assassination, mystery, fbi, undercover, state affairs, dishonesty, chases and races, crimes, vengeance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: africa, new york, paris france, south africa, usa ...
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Goodbye, Children (1987)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: France, West Germany, Italy
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A French boarding school run by priests seems to be a haven from World War II until a new student arrives. He becomes the roommate of top student in his class. Rivals at first, the roommates form a bond and share a secret.
Style: realistic, touching, sentimental, emotional, gloomy ...
Plot: jewish, nazism, world war two, friendship, betrayal, anti semitism, boarding school life, priest, resistance, wartime life, childhood, french ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s
Place: france, europe, paris france, vichy, jerusalem ...
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 7.5
 36K
Lust, Caution (2007)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, Thriller, War
Country: USA, China, Taiwan
Duration: 157 min.
Story: During World War II a secret agent must seduce, then assassinate an official who works for the Japanese puppet government in Shanghai. Her mission becomes clouded when she finds herself falling in love with the man she is assigned to kill.
Style: sexual, disturbing, serious, captivating, clever ...
Plot: lust, explicit sex, sexual relations, mistress, extramarital affair, resistance, seduction, adultery, strong sexual content, dangerous attraction, femme fatale, world war two ...
Time: 1940s, 1930s, 40s, 20th century, 30s
Place: china, asia, shanghai, hong kong, japan ...
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Test Tube Teens from the Year 2000 (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: In the future, corporations have taken over the world and banned sex. A group of rebellious high school students devise a way to go back in time to the present day and try change history to prevent that from happening.
Style: psychotronic, sex comedy, cult film
Plot: high school, time travel, girl with glasses, group shower, patrol, rivals, fantasizing, reading a letter aloud, private investigation, woman wearing glasses, pointing a gun at someone, carrying someone ...
Time: 1990s, year 2019, year 2000, 90s, year 1997 ...
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The Visitors: Bastille Day (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: France, Belgium, Czech Republic
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Stuck in the corridors of time, Godefroy de Montmirail and his faithful servant Jacquouille are projected to a time of profound political and social upheavals: the French Revolution... specifically, The Terror, time of great dangers, during which ...
Style: entertaining, light, feel good, humorous
Audience: family outing
Plot: time travel, french revolution, escape, prison, castle, adventure, escapades, love and romance, cheating wife, lighting a candle, multiple deaths, kissing someone's hand ...
Time: 1790s, 18th century, 1940s, 12th century
Place: france, paris france
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 6.4
 3K
633 Squadron (1964)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: When Norwegian resistance leader Lieutenant Erik Bergman reports the location of a German V-2 rocket fuel plant, the Royal Air Force's 633 Squadron is assigned the mission to destroy it. The plant is in a seemingly-impregnable location beneath ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, realistic, serious, sincere
Audience: boys' night
Plot: battles, world war two, against the odds, military, danger, hopes, save the day, air raid, ambition, race against time, heroic mission, human spirit ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 40s, year 1944
Place: norway, europe
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 7.1
 304K
Snowpiercer (2013)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: South Korea, Czech Republic
Duration: 126 min.
Story: In a future where a failed global-warming experiment kills off most life on the planet, a class system evolves aboard the Snowpiercer, a train that travels around the globe via a perpetual-motion engine.
Style: thought provoking, futuristic, suspenseful, allegory, rough ...
Plot: future dystopia, revolution, rebellion, post apocalypse, social differences, survival, chaos, snow, resistance, train, society, winter ...
Time: future, 21st century, 2010s, year 2014, near future ...
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 6.0
 46K
Captive State (2019)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Nearly a decade after occupation by an extraterrestrial force, the lives of a Chicago neighborhood on both sides of the conflict are explored.
Style: suspense, suspenseful, exciting, apocalyptic, intense ...
Audience: boys' night, chick flick
Plot: alien invasion, apocalypse, attack, distopia, alien, rescue attempt, capture, survival, society, alien race, disc jockey, brutality ...
Time: future, near future, year 2019, 2020s
Place: chicago illinois, usa, new york, london, moscow russia
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Star Wars: Episode IX (2019)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 142 min.
Story: The next installment in the franchise and the conclusion of the “Star Wars“ sequel trilogy as well as the “Skywalker Saga“.
Style: surprise ending, tense, exciting, enigmatic, suspense ...
Plot: space battle, space travel, space opera, space wars, star wars, anti hero, war, giant creature, outer space, space war, super weapon, anti heroes ...
Time: 2010s
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 6.3
 128K
Terminator (2019)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Spain, Hungary, China
Duration: 128 min.
Story: The sixth film in the "Terminator" series will pick up where the second film left off, ignoring all the subsequent sequels.
Style: futuristic, exciting, suspense, atmospheric, intense ...
Plot: androids and robots, time travel, technology, gunfight, artificial intelligence, man versus machine, cyberpunk, superhuman powers, car chase, cyborgs, helicopter, fight scenes ...
Time: future, year 1998, 2010s, 1990s, 2020s ...
Place: mexico city, mexico, texas, guatemala
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 7.5
 294K
Total Recall (1990)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Construction worker Douglas Quaid discovers a memory chip in his brain during a virtual-reality trip. He also finds that his past has been invented to conceal a plot of planetary domination. Soon, he's off to Mars to find out who he is and who ...
Style: futuristic, twists and turns, suspenseful, rough, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: future dystopia, cyberpunk, secret agents, mars, outer space, memory loss, secret agent, conspiracy, chase, space colony, false memory, resistance ...
Time: future, 1990s, 90s, 21st century, 80s
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 8.7
 1.6M
The Matrix (1999)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 136 min.
Story: Set in the 22nd century, The Matrix tells the story of a computer hacker who joins a group of underground insurgents fighting the vast and powerful computers who now rule the earth.
Style: mind bending, thought provoking, philosophical, cerebral, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: future dystopia, cyberpunk, artificial intelligence, chosen one, man versus machine, distopia, hacker, virtual reality, save the world, alternate reality, philosophy, imaginary ...
Time: future, 90s, 1990s, 21st century, 20th century ...
Place: los angeles
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 8.3
 52K
Come and See (1985)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 142 min.
Story: The invasion of a village in Byelorussia by German forces sends young Florya into the forest to join the weary Resistance fighters, against his family's wishes. There he meets a girl, Glasha, who accompanies him back to his village. On ...
Style: bleak, rough, thought provoking, serious, surreal ...
Plot: against humanity, atrocity, genocide, world war two, war crime, holocaust, occupation, surrealism, military, anti war, survival, war ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 20th century, year 1943
Place: russia, europe, soviet union, germany, poland
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What Did You Do in the War, Thanassi? (1971)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, War
Country: Greece
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A wild tale of mistaken identity set during the Nazi occupation of Greece and starring the great Thanasis Vengos. Thanasis is called upon, during the Occupation, to testify at the trial of a tavern owner accused of serving cat meat to his customers. ...
Plot: nazi occupation, wrestler, execution, nazi, resistance, courtroom, court, escape, interrogation, torture, tricycle, worker ...
Time: 1940s, 70s
Place: greece, athens greece, athens, hellas
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