Behind enemy lines movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant behind enemy lines movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, suspenseful, rough, serious, exciting and tense films and TV shows about / with behind enemy lines, military, soldier, war, danger, explosion, battles, heroes, world war two and violence plots mostly in War, Drama and Action genres shot in USA, UK, India and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as behind enemy lines: Behind Enemy Lines (2001), Miracle at St. Anna (2008), The Dirty Dozen (1967), The Bomber (2011), The Guns of Navarone (1961), A Bridge Too Far (1977), Firefox (1982), Band of Brothers (2001), Ambush (1999), 12 Strong (2018).

List of behind enemy lines movies

Behind Enemy Lines (2001)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller, War
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: While flying a routine reconnaissance mission over Bosnia, fighter pilot Chris Burnett photographs something he wasn't supposed to see and gets shot down behind enemy lines, where he must outrun an army led by a ruthless Serbian general. With ...
Style: exciting, dramatic, suspenseful, rough, serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, girls' night
Plot: military, sniper, fighter pilot, survival, war, behind enemy lines, suspense, bosnian war, gunfight, atrocity, navy, fight scenes ...
Time: year 1995, 21st century
Place: iraq, balkan, serbia, europe, former yugoslavia ...
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Miracle at St. Anna (2008)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: Italy, USA
Duration: 160 min.
Story: Miracle at St. Anna chronicles the story of four American soldiers who are members of the all-black 92nd "Buffalo Soldier" Division stationed in Tuscany, Italy during World War II.
Style: sincere, intense, rough, suspenseful, realistic ...
Plot: world war two, war, military, behind enemy lines, partisan, african american, soldier, nazi, battles, war crime, racism, interracial relations ...
Time: 1940s, year 1984, 80s, post world war two, 20th century ...
Place: iraq, italy, rome italy, europe, germany ...
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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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The Bomber (2011)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: Russia, Ukraine
Duration: 181 min.
Story: During World War II, a soviet aircraft crashes on Nazi-occupied territory. But the pilot Grivtsov and his beloved radio operator Katya miraculously survive. Another survivor is flight navigator Linko, who ejected from the plane. Each of them has to ...
Style: suspenseful, captivating, sad
Plot: behind enemy lines, world war two, soviet army, survival, fighter pilot, traitor, sabotage, soldier, airplane shot down, social relations, diversion, suspense ...
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The Guns of Navarone (1961)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, War
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 158 min.
Story: A team of allied saboteurs are assigned an impossible mission: infiltrate an impregnable Nazi-held island and destroy the two enormous long-range field guns that prevent the rescue of 2,000 trapped British soldiers.
Style: exciting, intense, tense, serious, epic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: world war two, war, island, military, behind enemy lines, german, suspense, nazi, resistance, mercenary, gunfight, battles ...
Time: 1940s, year 1943, 20th century
Place: greece, germany, fictional island
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A Bridge Too Far (1977)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 175 min.
Story: A Bridge Too Far tells the story of Operation Market Garden, the failed attempt by the allies to end the war quickly by securing three bridges in Holland and allowing access over the Rhine into Germany. A combination of poor allied intelligence and ...
Style: epic, realistic, intense, serious, rough ...
Audience: manly
Plot: war, world war two, behind enemy lines, tank, military, army, courage, allies, nazi, soldier, paratrooper, u.s. army ...
Time: 1940s, year 1944, 70s, 20th century
Place: germany, poland, england, berlin germany, netherlands ...
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Firefox (1982)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 136 min.
Story: The Soviets have developed a revolutionary new jet fighter, called "Firefox". Naturally, the British are worried that the jet will be used as a first-strike weapon, as rumours say that the jet is indetectable on radar. They send ex-Vietnam ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, intense, cerebral, funny ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cold war, spy, fighter plane, behind enemy lines, espionage, chase, fighter jet, suspense, fighter pilot, military, submarine, aviation ...
Time: 80s
Place: russia, moscow russia, england, vietnam, asia ...
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Band of Brothers (2001)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 594 min.
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Story: Drawn from interviews with survivors of Easy Company, as well as their journals and letters, Band of Brothers chronicles the experiences of these men from paratrooper training in Georgia through the end of the war. As an elite rifle company ...
Style: heroic, captivating, epic, serious, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: world war two, military, war, combat, soldier, battles, american soldier, behind enemy lines, paratrooper, u.s. army, nazi germany, courage ...
Time: 1940s, post world war two, 20th century
Place: germany, europe, belgium, paris france, netherlands ...
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Ambush (1999)
Genre: War, Drama
Country: Finland
Duration: 123 min.
Story: It is the summer of 1941 and the Finnish army has been mobilized along the border with Russia. A platoon led by Lt. Eero Perkola is waiting for orders to go on the offensive. The platoon receives orders for a recon mission through the wilderness ...
Style: realistic, intense, sincere, disturbing, serious ...
Plot: world war two, military, ethnic conflict, suspense, justice, russian, courage, culture clash, visceral, behind enemy lines, lone hero, battles ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 1930s, 90s
Place: russia, poland, germany, eastern europe
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12 Strong (2018)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: A team of CIA agents and special forces head into Afghanistan in the aftermath of the September 11th attacks in an attempt to dismantle the Taliban.
Style: touching, suspenseful, exciting, rough, perverse ...
Plot: cia, military, taliban, soldier, heroism, behind enemy lines, us military, al qaeda, machismo, swat team, war on terror, navy seal ...
Time: september 11 2001, year 2001, 2000s, 21st century
Place: afghanistan, usa, middle east
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Overlord (2018)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, War
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 110 min.
Story: On the eve of D-Day, a group of American paratroopers is dropped behind enemy lines to carry out a mission crucial to the invasion’s success. But as they approach their target, they begin to realize there is more going on in this Nazi-occupied ...
Style: anime, scary, slasher, intense, psychological ...
Plot: zombie, world war two, nazi, supernatural, war, behind enemy lines, nazi zombie, monster, paratrooper, nazi occultism, fascist, laboratory ...
Time: 1940s, year 1944, 20th century
Place: france, normandy
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Von Ryan's Express (1965)
Genre: Action, Adventure, War
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Von Ryan's Express stars Frank Sinatra as a POW colonel who leads a daring escape from Nazi Germany by taking over a freight train, but he has to win over the British soldiers he finds himself commanding.
Style: realistic, exciting, talky, intense, harsh ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: train, war, world war two, escape, prison, behind enemy lines, prison escape, nazi, railway, military, prisoners of war, soldier ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, year 1943
Place: italy, germany, new jersey, europe, milan italy ...
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Saints and Soldiers (2003)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Five American soldiers fighting in Europe during World War II struggle to return to Allied territory after being separated from U.S. forces during the historic Malmedy Massacre.
Style: touching, intense, emotional, rough, epic ...
Plot: world war two, military, behind enemy lines, soldier, pow, war, battles, winter, survival, friendship, allies, heroic mission ...
Time: 1940s, post world war two, year 1944, 20th century
Place: belgium, germany, berlin germany, poland, europe ...
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Rogue One: A Star Wars Story (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 133 min.
Story: A rogue band of resistance fighters unite for a mission to steal the Death Star plans and bring a new hope to the galaxy.
Style: futuristic, exciting, scenic, tense, dark ...
Audience: teens, kids, family outing, adult
Plot: star wars, space opera, robot, female protagonist, rebellion, space travel, space, rebel, strong female lead, jedi, tough girl, good versus evil ...
Time: future
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Age of Heroes (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller, War
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The true story of the formation of Ian Fleming's 30 Commando unit, a precursor for the elite forces in the U.K.
Style: exciting, serious, rough, tense, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: world war two, military, behind enemy lines, insubordination, war, heroic mission, sabotage, race against time, betrayal, dishonesty, chase, battle zone ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, year 1940
Place: norway, scottish highlands, scotland, europe
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The Hunt for Eagle One: Crash Point (2006)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: The Strike Force team is back in this action-packed sequel to "The Hunt For Eagle One"! Terrorists have stolen a Ground Control Encoder...
Style: realistic, rough, serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: jungle warfare, terrorism, martial arts, lieutenant, rescue, terrorist attack, female fighter, behind enemy lines, hostage, heroes, race against time, kidnapping ...
Place: asia, melbourne australia, the philippines
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The Kill Team (2019)
Genre: Action, Biography, Drama, Thriller, War
Country: UK, Spain, USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: When Andrew Briggman—a young soldier in the US invasion of Afghanistan—witnesses other recruits killing innocent civilians under the direction of a sadistic Sergeant, he considers reporting them to higher-ups. However, the heavily-armed and ...
Style: disturbing, captivating, exciting, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: war crime, military, american soldier, behind enemy lines, moral dilemma, suspense, soldier, murder, wartime life, military life, deception, heroism ...
Time: 2000s, year 2009, 21st century
Place: afghanistan
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The Confrontation (2006)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: Russia
Duration: 147 min.
Story: Moldavia, 1944. An elite squad of Red Army scouts is sent to stop an equally elite squad of Germans soldiers committing war crimes behind Soviet lines.
Style: rough, exciting, suspenseful, bleak
Plot: reconnaissance, world war two, behind enemy lines, battles, war crime, military, heroic mission, heroes, brutality, murder, society, fight ...
Place: ussr, russia, ukraine, crimea
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Shining Through (1992)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller, War
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 132 min.
Story: Spirited New Yorker Linda Voss goes to work for international lawyer and secret Office of Strategic Services operative Ed Leland just before World War II. As they fall in love, the United States enters the fight against Hitler, and Linda volunteers ...
Style: suspenseful, sentimental, melancholic, exciting, realistic ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: world war two, nazi germany, espionage, double agent, wartime, spy, wartime life, behind enemy lines, suspense, secret agents, working undercover, love and romance ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century
Place: germany, berlin germany, new york, europe, usa
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Fury (2014)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: USA, China, UK
Duration: 134 min.
Story: Last months of World War II in April 1945. As the Allies make their final push in the European Theater, a battle-hardened U.S. Army sergeant in the 2nd Armored Division named Wardaddy commands a Sherman tank called "Fury" and its five-man ...
Style: serious, exciting, tense, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, date night
Plot: world war two, war, tank, soldier, military, battles, heroism, american soldier, nazi germany, nazi, ambush, battlefield ...
Time: 1940s, year 1945, 20th century
Place: europe, germany
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The Great Raid (2005)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 132 min.
Story: As World War II rages, the elite Sixth Ranger Battalion is given a mission of heroic proportions: push 30 miles behind enemy lines and liberate over 500 American prisoners of war.
Style: tense, harsh, rough, suspenseful, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: war, military, rescue mission, pow, world war two, prison, prison escape, escape attempt, human spirit, military life, against the odds, massacre ...
Time: 1940s, post world war two, 20th century
Place: the philippines, asia, poland, japan, germany ...
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Down River (2018)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller, War
Country: USA
Duration: 70 min.
Story: Four soldiers trapped behind enemy lines must confront their fears and desires while finding a way back to their battalion.
Style: tense, serious, exciting, psychological, sad ...
Plot: war criminal, behind enemy lines, 18 year old, truck, 20 year old, gas mask, fictional war, bosnian war, military, survival, murder, suspense ...
Time: 20th century, 21st century
Place: germany, normandy, congo, vietnam, cambodia
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1917 (2019)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: UK, USA, India, Spain
Duration: 119 min.
Story: At the height of the First World War, two young British soldiers, Schofield and Blake are given a seemingly impossible mission. In a race against time, they must cross enemy territory and deliver a message that will stop a deadly attack on hundreds ...
Style: tense, entertaining, sad, captivating, rough ...
Audience: boys' night, date night, teens
Plot: world war one, trench warfare, race against time, british soldier, british army, soldier, military, battlefield, british military, death, survival, dangerous mission ...
Time: year 1917, 1910s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, france
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D-Day (2013)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 153 min.
Story: 9 years ago Wali Khan (Irrfan Khan) was sent into Karachi, Pakistan by the Chief of RAW Ashwini Rao (Nasser) to report the activities of The Most Wanted Man in India. 9 days ago Rudra Pratap Singh (Arjun Rampal) Indian Armed Forces, MARCOS unit, ...
Style: serious, realistic, tense, exciting, captivating ...
Plot: spy, espionage, behind enemy lines, terrorism, mission gone awry, working undercover, terrorist, rivalry, agent, revenge, petty criminal, heroes ...
Time: 21st century
Place: india, asia, pakistan
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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, factual, brutal, intense, stylized ...
Plot: world war two, war, military, native american, artillery, battles, survival, code, soldier, friendship, courage, military life ...
Time: year 1944, 1940s, post world war two, year 1943, 20th century
Place: japan, arizona, asia
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Kelly's Heroes (1970)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, War
Country: Yugoslavia, USA
Duration: 144 min.
Story: A misfit group of World War II American soldiers goes AWOL to rob a bank behind German lines.
Style: entertaining, light, semi serious, cynical, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, war, world war two, military, gold, tank, german, nazi, behind enemy lines, escapades, cons and scams, suspense ...
Time: 1940s, 70s, 20th century
Place: france, germany, europe
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Dresden (2006)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: Germany
Duration: 176 min.
Story: At a Dresden hospital in 1945, nurse Anna Mauth (Felicitas Woll) cares for badly injured British pilot Robert Newman (John Light), whom Anna believes to be a German deserter. As Allied forces close in, Anna grows close to Robert despite her ...
Style: tense, captivating, touching, serious, realistic ...
Plot: world war two, war, bombing, survival, military, moral dilemma, behind enemy lines, wartime life, love affair, fall in love, military life, hospital ...
Time: 1940s
Place: germany, europe
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Kabul Express (2006)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Thriller, War
Country: India
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Five people - two Indian journalists, an American journalist, an Afghan guide and a Pakistani soldier who takes them all hostage - are taken on a 48-hour journey into Afghanistan in a jeep called the Kabul Express, a special and unlikely bond ...
Style: suspenseful, semi serious, realistic, captivating, humorous ...
Plot: hostage, terrorism, journalist, behind enemy lines, heroes, photojournalist, battles, political unrest, on the road, state affairs, soldier, fugitives ...
Place: india, afghanistan, asia
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Sniper: Reloaded (2011)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller, War
Country: South Africa, USA, Germany
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Brandon Beckett (Collins), the son of the previous Sniper film's star Thomas Beckett (Tom Berenger), takes up the mantle set by his father and goes on a mission of his own.
Style: serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful, perverse ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: sniper, military, marines, terrorism, heroes, soldier, behind enemy lines, rescue, vengeance, daring rescue, rivalry, track down ...
Time: 21st century
Place: congo, africa
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Inglourious Basterds (2009)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, War
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 153 min.
Story: In Nazi-occupied France during World War II, a group of Jewish-American soldiers known as "The Basterds" are chosen specifically to spread fear throughout the Third Reich by scalping and brutally killing Nazis. The Basterds, lead by Lt. ...
Style: tense, absurd, atmospheric, captivating, witty ...
Audience: boys' night, manly, chick flick
Plot: world war two, vengeance, war, revenge, nazi, nazism, dark humor, brutality, violence, violent, working undercover, suspense ...
Time: post world war two, 1940s, 20th century
Place: paris france, france, germany, europe
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