Veteran movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant veteran movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, serious, suspenseful, suspense, intense and interesting films and TV shows about / with veteran, death, violence, dialogue, murder, storytelling, chase, friendship, blood and shot to death plots mostly in Drama, Thriller and Crime genres shot in USA, UK, Canada and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as veteran: SIX (2017), Bodyguard (2018), Gran Torino (2008), The Big Lebowski (1998), Sherlock (2010), The Last Samurai (2003), Lost (2004), Peaky Blinders (2013), Faster (2010), The Expendables 2 (2012).
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Gran Torino (2008)
Drama
Germany, USA
116 min.
 8.1
The Big Lebowski (1998)
Comedy, Crime
USA, UK
117 min.
 8.1
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Leave No Trace (2018)
Drama
USA, Canada
109 min.
 7.2
Burning Shadow (2018)
Drama
USA, France
88 min.
 4.2

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 7.3
 9K
SIX (2017)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Action drama series inspired by the real missions of Navy SEAL Team Six.
Style: twists and turns, exciting, tense, captivating, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: military, veteran, navy, terrorism, crimes, adventure, danger, violence, flashback, heroes, twists & turns, multiple storylines ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
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 8.2
 39K
Bodyguard (2018)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
Story: A troubled war veteran is assigned to protect a controversial politician who may be the target of a terror plot.
Style: exciting, suspense, disturbing, romantic
Plot: terrorism, bodyguard, security, politician, veteran, politics, family, army, woman in danger, minister, assassination, stalking ...
Place: middle east
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 8.1
 646K
Gran Torino (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Walt Kowalski is a widower who holds onto his prejudices despite the changes in his Michigan neighborhood and the world around him. Kowalski is a grumpy, tough-minded, unhappy old man who can't get along with either his kids or his neighbors. ...
Style: serious, realistic, sentimental, emotional, sincere ...
Plot: gang, interracial relations, elderly, friendship, priest, immigrants, veteran, gunfight, friends, golden years, haunted by the past, redemption ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: detroit, usa
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The Big Lebowski (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Jeffrey "The Dude" Lebowski, a Los Angeles slacker who only wants to bowl and drink white Russians, is mistaken for another Jeffrey Lebowski, a wheelchair-bound millionaire, and finds himself dragged into a strange series of events ...
Style: humorous, surreal, talky, twists and turns, absurd ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: nihilism, kidnapping, crime, mistaken identity, bowling, stoners, disorder, dialogue, hippie, buddies, marijuana, nothing goes right ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: los angeles, usa, malibu california, pasadena california
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 9.2
 658K
Sherlock (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A modern update finds the famous sleuth and his doctor partner solving crime in 21st century London.
Style: clever, witty, captivating, serious, psychological ...
Plot: investigation, private detective, prodigy, crime, mind game, partners, mastermind, riddles and clues, friendship, intelligence, danger, mysterious character ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: england, europe, london, scotland yard
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The Last Samurai (2003)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Country: USA, New Zealand, Japan
Duration: 154 min.
Story: Nathan Algren is an American hired to instruct the Japanese army in the ways of modern warfare, which finds him learning to respect the samurai and the honorable principles that rule them. Pressed to destroy the samurai's way of life in the ...
Style: serious, exciting, stylized, captivating, epic ...
Plot: samurai, self discovery, friendship, courage, battles, warrior, war, emperor, leader, master warrior, dignity, swords and armor ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s, 1800s
Place: japan, asia, pacific ocean, tokyo
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 8.4
 438K
Lost (2004)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
Story: Stripped of everything, the survivors of a horrific plane crash must work together to stay alive. But the island holds many secrets.
Style: psychological, atmospheric, exciting, emotional, mind bending ...
Plot: island, survival, adventure, destiny, danger, leadership, death, lost, human nature, air disaster, mysterious character, confined ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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 8.8
 149K
Peaky Blinders (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
Story: A gangster family epic set in 1919 Birmingham, England and centered on a gang who sew razor blades in the peaks of their caps, and their fierce boss Tommy Shelby, who means to move up in the world.
Style: captivating, serious, atmospheric, suspenseful, clever ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, society, family relations, rivalry, gangsters, rise to the top, crimes, crime, organized crime, fighting crime, post war, determination ...
Time: 1910s, 20s, 20th century, 1920s
Place: england
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 6.5
 89K
Faster (2010)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Driver (Dwayne Johnson) has spent the last 10 years in prison planning revenge for the murder of his brother. Now that Driver is free to carry out his deadly plan only two men stand in his way- Billy Bob Thornton plays a veteran cop and Oliver ...
Style: stylized, rough, serious, twists and turns, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police investigation, vengeance, revenge, tough heroes, hitman, knife murder, fist fighting, veteran, criminal's revenge, crime, ex convict, policewoman ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, nevada
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The Expendables 2 (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA
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, semi serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mercenary, master warrior, gunfight, sniper, machismo, tough heroes, danger, violence, escapades, heroes, battles, partners ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, year 2012, 80s
Place: mine, albania, europe, paris france, nepal
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 7.2
 19K
Leave No Trace (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A father and daughter live a perfect but mysterious existence in Forest Park, a beautiful nature reserve near Portland, Oregon, rarely making contact with the world. But when a small mistake tips them off to authorities, they are sent on an ...
Plot: father daughter relationship, veteran, teenage girl, hitchhiking, hiking, off the grid, forest, social services, candle, money, dog, horse ...
Place: washington state, oregon, portland oregon
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Passchendaele (2008)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: Canada
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Sergeant Michael Dunne fights in the 10th Battalion, AKA The "Fighting Tenth" with the 1st Canadian Division and participated in all major Canadian battles of the war, and set the record for highest number of individual bravery awards for ...
Style: serious, emotional, epic, realistic, rough
Plot: veteran, battle, nurse, recruitment, platoon, military, soldier, hospital, heroic mission, military life, war, battles ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century
Place: france, canada
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 6.5
 2K
Combat Shock (1984)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller, War
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A dangerously disturbed Vietnam veteran struggles with life 15 years after his return home, and slowly falls into insanity from his gritty urban lifestyle.
Style: bleak, serious, realistic, gloomy, disturbing ...
Plot: urban decay, veteran, violence, haunted by the past, nihilism, losing-it hero, gory, mentally unstable, urban, post traumatic stress disorder, social misfits, down on your luck ...
Place: vietnam, new york, usa
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The Subject Was Roses (1968)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: When Timmy Cleary (Sheen), comes home from soldiering, he's greeted by the open but strained arms of his two parents, John and Nettie, (Neal and Albertson). Once considered sickly and weak, he has now distinguished himself in the service and is ...
Plot: veteran, rose, regret, guilt, argument, father son relationship, husband wife relationship, alcohol, lake, world war two veteran
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Sundays and Cybele (1962)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Austria
Duration: 110 min.
Story: The tragic story of a young orphan girl who is befriended by an innocent but emotionally disabled veteran of the French Indochina War.
Style: sentimental, serious, realistic, touching, emotional ...
Plot: orphan, haunted by the past, veteran, nun, friendship, tragedy, friends, suburbs, youth, life is a bitch, dagger, amnesia ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: europe, france
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 5.1
 237
Thunder Run (1986)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A vicious band of nuclear terrorists is threatening America's atomic weapons research. Truck jockey Charlie Morrison (Forrest Tucker) volunteers for a last-ditch, suicide scheme to lure them into a trap, baited with a vital shipment of ...
Style: road movie, surprise ending, psychotronic
Plot: korean war veteran, drag racing, veteran, machine gun, truck, chase, car chase, soldier, bar fight, terrorist, scar, molotov cocktail ...
Place: las vegas, nevada, mine
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 6.2
 2K
Amira & Sam (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Sam, a soldier who had served in Afghanistan and Iraq, meets Amira when he visits her uncle, Bassam, who had served as Sam's Iraqi translator. Bassam and Sam have a special bond due to their time together in the war. Initially Amira does not ...
Style: touching, semi serious, realistic, humorous
Audience: date night
Plot: hijab, iraq veteran, veteran, romance, fall in love, immigrants, afghanistan veteran, stand-up comedian, unlikely couple, interracial relations, love affair, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, iraq, manhattan new york city
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 6.5
 921
The Visitors (1972)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Bill, Martha and their little child Hal are spending a quiet winter Sunday in their cosy house when they get an unexpected visit from Mike Nickerson and Tony Rodriguez. Mike and Tony are old acquaintances of Bill; a few years back, in Vietnam, they ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough, tense ...
Plot: veteran, hostage, rape, revenge, vengeance, friendship, injustice, crime, crimes, deadly, rivalry, buddies ...
Time: 70s
Place: vietnam, asia, new england, connecticut
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Secondhand Lions (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: "Secondhand Lions" follows the comedic adventures of an introverted boy left on the doorstep of a pair of reluctant, eccentric great-uncles, whose exotic remembrances stir the boy's spirit and re-ignite the men's lives.
Style: sentimental, feel good, semi serious, humorous, realistic ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: fish out of water, veteran, money, adventure, greed, coming of age, family, suicidal, attic, adventurer, siblings relations, wilderness ...
Time: 20th century, 1910s, 1960s
Place: texas, usa, africa, middle east, dungeon ...
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 6.9
 4K
Cutter's Way (1981)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Richard spots a man dumping a body, and decides to expose the man he thinks is the culprit with his friend Alex Cutter.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, captivating, tense ...
Plot: murder, revenge, veteran, arson, conspiracy, prostitute, false accusation, crimes, deadly, witness, alcohol, party ...
Time: 80s
Place: vietnam, california, asia, southern california
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 5.5
 267
Company K (2004)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Based on the popular World War I novel by author William March, director Robert Clem's COMPANY K follows a veteran of the first great conflict as he finishes a book about his wartime experiences and reflects on how a man's true character ...
Style: epic, serious, bleak, realistic, emotional ...
Plot: anti war, veteran, soldier, prison, gory, war, military life, wartime life, battles, military, politics, writer's life ...
Time: 20th century, 30s, year 1917
Place: france
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Would You Rather (2012)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Desperate to help her ailing brother, a young woman agrees to compete in a deadly game of "Would You Rather," hosted by a sadistic aristocrat.
Style: scary, suspenseful, rough, tense, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: moral dilemma, psychopath, suicide, doctor, danger, survival, mind game, captivity, confined, deathtrap, confinement indoors, drowning ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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No Country for Old Men (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Llewelyn Moss stumbles upon dead bodies, $2 million and a hoard of heroin in a Texas desert, but methodical killer Anton Chigurh comes looking for it, with local sheriff Ed Tom Bell hot on his trail. The roles of prey and predator blur as the ...
Style: serious, tense, bleak, rough, suspenseful ...
Plot: track down, hitman, psychopath, crimes, human nature, shooting, peril, sheriff, escape, death, violence spree, chases and races ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, year 1980
Place: texas, mexico, usa, latin america
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 7.8
 1.0M
Avatar (2009)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 162 min.
Story: In the 22nd century, a paraplegic Marine is dispatched to the moon Pandora on a unique mission, but becomes torn between following orders and protecting an alien civilization.
Style: futuristic, exciting, captivating, serious, epic ...
Audience: teens, family outing, boys' night
Plot: culture clash, space travel, adventure, benign alien, space and aliens, alien encounter, interracial relations, soldier, mysterious planet, teaching the ways of the world, escapades, warrior ...
Time: future, 22nd century
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 7.7
 262K
3:10 to Yuma (2007)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: In Arizona in the late 1800s, infamous outlaw Ben Wade and his vicious gang of thieves and murderers have plagued the Southern Railroad. When Wade is captured, Civil War veteran Dan Evans, struggling to survive on his drought-plagued ranch, ...
Style: psychological, realistic, tense, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: race against time, old west, heroic mission, righting the wronged, gunfight, gang, chases and races, dishonesty, rivalry, sheriff, reward, debt ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: arizona, usa, mine, tucson arizona, mexico
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 7.9
 263K
Serenity (2005)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: When the renegade crew of Serenity agrees to hide a fugitive on their ship, they find themselves in an action-packed battle between the relentless military might of a totalitarian regime who will destroy anything – or anyone – to get the girl ...
Style: futuristic, exciting, semi serious, suspenseful, witty ...
Audience: teens
Plot: space travel, spacecraft, future dystopia, space wars, good versus evil, adventure, space and aliens, outer space, chase, friendship, martial arts, chases and races ...
Time: future
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 8.3
 606K
Taxi Driver (1976)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: A mentally unstable Vietnam War veteran works as a night-time taxi driver in New York City where the perceived decadence and sleaze feeds his urge for violent action, attempting to save a preadolescent prostitute in the process.
Style: bleak, disturbing, serious, realistic, rough ...
Plot: obsession, lone wolves, social decay, alienation, violence spree, crimes, character study, taxi, deadly, loner, depression, loneliness ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, vietnam, harlem manhattan new york city
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 7.2
 182K
Rocky Balboa (2006)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: When he loses a highly publicized virtual boxing match to ex-champ Rocky Balboa, reigning heavyweight titleholder, Mason Dixon retaliates by challenging Rocky to a nationally televised, 10-round exhibition bout. To the surprise of his son and ...
Style: sentimental, captivating, sincere, uplifting, touching ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, family outing
Plot: athlete's life, comeback, training, boxing, underdog, boxer, fight, sport, human spirit, against the odds, aging, strongman ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: philadelphia, usa
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 7.0
 438K
Oblivion (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Jack Harper is one of the last few drone repairmen stationed on Earth. Part of a massive operation to extract vital resources after decades of war with a terrifying threat known as the Scavs, Jack’s mission is nearly complete. His existence is ...
Style: futuristic, mind bending, epic, twists and turns, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: future dystopia, apocalypse, evil alien, mysterious character, soldier, escapades, vestiges of humanity, space travel, disorder, society, space and aliens, adventure ...
Time: future
Place: pentagon, washington d.c., empire state building manhattan new york city
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A Perfect Getaway (2009)
Genre: Adventure, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: For their honeymoon, newlyweds Cliff and Cydney head to the tropical islands of Hawaii. While journeying through the paradisaical countryside the couple encounters Kale and Cleo, two disgruntled hitchhikers and Nick and Gina, two wild but ...
Style: tense, twists and turns, suspenseful, surprise ending, suspense ...
Plot: murderous pair, honeymoon, serial killer, escapades, paranoia, murder, psychopath, survival, chase, danger, deadly, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: hawaii, usa
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