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, realistic, suspenseful and captivating films and TV shows about / with resistance fighter, murder, resistance, death, gun, betrayal, danger, chase, violence and runaway 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), Mortal Engines (2018), Total Recall (2012), Captain Corelli's Mandolin (2001), Ben-Hur (2016), This Life (2012), Harriet (2019), 13 Minutes (2015), Snapphanar (2006).

List of resistance fighter movies

 8.0
 145K
Altered Carbon (2018)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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, resistance fighter, virtual reality, twists & turns, adventure, artificial intelligence, female nudity, consciousness, multiple storylines, danger ...
Time: distant future, future
Place: san francisco
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 7.4
 22K
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, survival, pursuit, lone hero, courage, one man army, life & death, manhunt, storytelling ...
Time: year 1947, year 1945, year 1988, year 1940, 1940s ...
Place: norway, scotland, sweden
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 6.1
 113K
Mortal Engines (2018)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, New Zealand, Japan
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: futuristic, captivating, exciting, psychotronic, entertaining ...
Plot: steampunk, post apocalypse, female warrior, resistance, survival, post apocalyptic, power, chase, female fighter, tough girl, danger, dark fantasy ...
Time: future
Place: london, europe, big ben london, asia
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 6.2
 243K
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, distopia, post apocalypse, secret agents, world domination, cyberpunk, memory loss, double agent, rebel, fictional reality, suspicion, conspiracy ...
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, wartime life, fall in love, social relations, impossible love, island ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 20th century
Place: greece, europe, albania, rome italy, italy ...
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 5.7
 42K
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, serious, realistic, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: ancient rome, roman empire, roman soldier, betrayal, vengeance, roman, false accusation, survival, arena, resistance fighter, rivalry, dishonesty ...
Time: ancient history, 1st century
Place: italy, rome italy, palestine, jerusalem, greece ...
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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, bleak, captivating ...
Plot: world war two, nazi occupation, danger, resistance fighter, war, freedom fighter, nazi, heroes, female director, sabotage, family relations, nazi soldier ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s
Place: denmark, germany, scandinavia
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 6.6
 21K
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, thought provoking, tense, enigmatic, psychological ...
Plot: slavery, american civil war, female protagonist, african american, freedom, resistance fighter, fear, belief in god, black woman, song, cemetery, murder ...
Time: 19th century
Place: southern usa, maryland, pennsylvania, south carolina, delaware ...
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 7.0
 9K
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: serious, realistic, suspenseful, tense
Plot: assassination attempt, nazi germany, state affairs, resistance fighter, national socialism, hitler, plan gone wrong, nazi, prisoner, treason, confession, german history ...
Time: pre world war two, 1930s, year 1939, 30s, 20th century ...
Place: germany, europe, munich germany, berlin germany, switzerland
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 5.5
 1K
Snapphanar (2006)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Country: Sweden, Lithuania, Denmark, Finland, Norway
Duration: 174 min.
TV show
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 ...
Style: realistic, serious, depressing, suspense
Plot: resistance, resistance fighter, noble, escape, save the day, solidarity, society, anti war, danger, class struggle, desertion, renegades ...
Time: 17th century
Place: sweden
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 5.9
 112K
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: teenage love, evil alien, romance, youth, power of love, love and romance, true love, apocalypse, invasion, survival, vestiges of humanity, alien invasion ...
Time: future
Place: usa, paris france
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The Last Note (2017)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Greece
Duration: 117 min.
Story: The execution of 200 Greek resistance fighters by the German occupiers on May 1st, 1944 in Kaisariani, as reprisal for the Greek Resistance ambush against Nazis.
Style: touching, suspense, psychological, sincere, rough
Plot: resistance fighter, reprisal, nazi occupation, nazi officer, world war two, spring, summary execution
Time: 1940s, year 1944
Place: greece, europe, athens greece, balkan
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 7.7
 22K
Future Man (2017)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Josh Futturman, a janitor by day/world-ranked gamer by night, is tasked with preventing the extinction of humanity after mysterious visitors from the future proclaim him the key to defeating the imminent super-race invasion.
Style: humorous, light, feel good, captivating, absurd
Plot: time travel, sent to the past, gamer, time traveler, murder, dystopic future, warrior, mission, distopia, fantasy becomes reality, genetic engineering, future dystopia ...
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Tomorrow, When the War Began (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi, Thriller, War
Country: Australia
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Ellie Linton, a teen from an Australian coastal town, leads her friends on an excursion to a camp deep in the woods, dubbed "Hell." Upon their return, the youths find that their town has been overrun by an enemy army, and their friends and ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, rough, tense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, girls' night
Plot: invasion, survival, wartime life, adventure, heroes, danger, life is a bitch, young heroes, hopes, rescue, society, youth ...
Time: 21st century
Place: australia, new jersey
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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, exciting, serious, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: conspiracy, world war two, distopia, swat team, resistance fighter, little red riding hood, beast, terrorism, suicide, future dystopia, life is a bitch, deadly ...
Place: japan, tokyo, poland, germany
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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, surreal ...
Plot: virtual reality, video game, cyberpunk, teenage boy, quest, teenage protagonist, friendship, adventure, teamwork, virtuality, love, teenage hero ...
Time: future, 2040s, 80s, 21st century, near future
Place: new york, manhattan new york city, empire state building manhattan new york city
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Star Wars: The Force Awakens (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 138 min.
Story: Thirty years after defeating the Galactic Empire, Han Solo and his allies face a new threat from the evil Kylo Ren and his army of Stormtroopers.
Style: saga, futuristic, exciting, stylized, epic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: star wars, outer space, space travel, jedi, space wars, adventure, good versus evil, heroes, space and aliens, spacecraft, danger, space battle ...
Time: future, 2010s
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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, danger, life is a bitch, survival, wartime life, human nature, resistance fighter, collaboration, in the woods ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s, year 1942
Place: russia, ussr
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 8.1
 56K
Underground (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, 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, ambition, society, weapons, resistance, communism, hiding place, revolution, basement, cellar ...
Time: 60s, 90s, 1940s, post world war two, 1960s ...
Place: former yugoslavia, europe, balkan, berlin germany, 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: exciting, serious, suspenseful, rough, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: world war two, skiing, heroes, factory, resistance fighter, espionage, saboteur, race against time, adventure, escapades, government agency, rivalry ...
Place: norway, england, germany, europe
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Lieutenant Natassa (1970)
Genre: War, Drama
Country: Greece
Duration: 136 min.
Story: The year is 1965. Natasa Arseni visits Dachau, the place where she was found by the Americans at the end of the World War II. She returns to Greece, and during the train ride she recalls those past events. Before the beginning of the Greek-Italian ...
Plot: resistance fighter, camp, german, freedom fighter, combat casualty, theater, lieutenant, greek, memorial, squad, grave, resistance ...
Time: 40s, 1940s, 70s, year 1940
Place: greece, hellas, athens, athens greece
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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, state affairs, dishonesty, undercover, chases and races, crimes, vengeance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: africa, new york, usa, paris france, brooklyn new york city ...
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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: nazism, world war two, jewish, friendship, betrayal, anti semitism, boarding school life, priest, resistance, wartime life, childhood, french ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s
Place: france, europe, vichy, paris france, jerusalem ...
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 7.5
 38K
Lust, Caution (2007)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, Thriller, War
Country: Taiwan, USA, Hong Kong, China
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, neo noir, clever, serious ...
Plot: lust, explicit sex, extramarital affair, mistress, sexual relations, resistance, seduction, strong sexual content, adultery, sexual obsession, dangerous attraction, femme fatale ...
Time: 1940s, 30s, 20th century, 40s, 1930s
Place: china, asia, japan, shanghai, hong kong ...
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 6.2
 156K
Terminator (2019)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Spain, Hungary
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, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: androids and robots, time travel, technology, cyborgs, cyberpunk, gunfight, killer robot, hand to hand combat, artificial intelligence, terminator, robot, robotics ...
Time: future, 2010s, 1990s, 2020s, year 1998 ...
Place: mexico city, guatemala, texas, mexico
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Maze Runner: The Death Cure (2018)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 143 min.
Story: Thomas leads his group of escaped Gladers on their final and most dangerous mission yet. To save their friends, they must break into the legendary Last City, a WCKD-controlled labyrinth that may turn out to be the deadliest maze of all. Anyone who ...
Style: captivating, suspense, tragic ending, disturbing, exciting ...
Plot: maze, desert, cure, pandemic, vaccine, battles, scientist, murder, teenage hero, distopia, imprisonment, terminal illness ...
Time: future
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 3.2
 555
Prototype (1992)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Los Angeles - 2057 - a lawless, war-torn terrain and home to Chandra, a beautiful but deadly young woman, and Hawkiins, a tough ex-soldier whose career was terminated by crippling wounds. No longer lovers, the pair still share erotic and disturbing ...
Style: futuristic, rough, serious, experimental
Plot: androids and robots, vengeance, imaginary, life is a bitch, rivalry, danger, heroes, society, disability, chaos, mutant, battles ...
Time: future
Place: los angeles, usa
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Flame and Citron (2008)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, Romance, Thriller, War
Country: Denmark, Germany, Norway, France, Sweden, Finland, Czech Republic
Duration: 130 min.
Story: During Nazi occupation, red-headed Bent Faurschou-Hviid ("Flame") and Jørgen Haagen Schmith ("Citron"), assassins in the Danish resistance, take orders from Winther, who's in direct contact with Allied leaders. One shoots, ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious, psychological, sincere ...
Plot: gestapo, resistance, world war two, betrayal, dishonesty, nazism, double agent, war, crimes, partners, political unrest, wartime life ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 40s, year 1944, year 1940
Place: denmark, copenhagen, europe, stockholm sweden, finland ...
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The Last American Soldier (1988)
Genre: Action, War
Country: Italy, Philippines
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Jungle action from the glorious period of Rambo ripoffs.
Style: cult film, surprise ending, psychotronic
Plot: tied to a chair, grenade launcher, forest, espionage, kicked in the face, government, explosive, decapitation, violence, warrior, field, blood ...
Time: 80s
Place: cambodia, thailand, soviet union, vietnam, ussr
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 7.1
 145K
Allied (2016)
Genre: Action, Drama, Romance, Thriller, War
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: In 1942, an intelligence officer in North Africa encounters a female French Resistance fighter on a deadly mission behind enemy lines. When they reunite in London, their relationship is tested by the pressures of war.
Style: suspense, emotional, intense, scenic, tense ...
Plot: spy, love, betrayal, resistance, female spy, world war two, nazi, femme fatale, investigation, rescue, undercover, commander ...
Time: 1940s, year 1942
Place: france, north africa, london, england, morocco ...
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