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, suspense, interesting, complex and suspenseful films and TV shows about / with veteran, dialogue, death, storytelling, brutality, violence, gunfight, mentor, murder and profanity plots mostly in Drama, Action and Thriller genres shot in USA, UK, France and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as veteran: Gran Torino (2008), SIX (2017), Amira & Sam (2014), Company K (2004), The Unit (2006), Passchendaele (2008), Cutter's Way (1981), The Big Lebowski (1998), Man in an Orange Shirt (2017), The Kill Point (2007).

List of veteran movies

 8.1
 695K
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, emotional, suspenseful, thought provoking, intense ...
Plot: gang, gunfight, veteran, friendship, interracial relations, elderly, pride and honor, neighbor, visceral, redemption, teenager, priest ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: detroit, usa
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 7.3
 10K
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: navy, veteran, terrorism, military, danger, adventure, crimes, violence, heroes, twists & turns, dialogue, multiple storylines ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
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 6.1
 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: humorous, touching, semi serious, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: interracial romance, veteran, iraq veteran, opposites attract, forbidden love, unlikely couple, culture clash, fall in love, life is a bitch, couple relations, love affair, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york, iraq, manhattan new york city
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 5.3
 279
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: serious, psychological, captivating, disturbing, epic ...
Plot: anti war, veteran, wartime life, prison life, gory, military life, politics, haunted by the past, soldier, military, life is a bitch, war ...
Time: 20th century, 30s, year 1917
Place: france
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 8.1
 19K
The Unit (2006)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller, War
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: A covert team of special forces operatives risk their lives on undercover missions around the globe, while their wives maintain the homefront, protecting their husbands' secrets.
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, squad, military, top secret, veteran, army, sergeant, marriage, marital problem, african american, military life, lovers ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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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, rough, realistic, emotional, epic
Plot: military, platoon, veteran, heroic mission, military life, state affairs, heroes, love and romance, battles, military hospital, male female relationship, tragic event ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century
Place: france, canada
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 6.9
 5K
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: captivating, tense, serious, atmospheric, twists and turns ...
Plot: murder, false accusation, veteran, dishonesty, crimes, alcohol abuse, murder mystery, investigation, revenge, arson, conspiracy, prostitute ...
Time: 80s
Place: vietnam, california, asia, southern california
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The Big Lebowski (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Sport
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, absurd, surreal, offbeat, talky ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: nihilism, dialogue, bowling, hippie, kidnapping, marijuana, slacker, mistaken identity, vandalism, crimes, stoners, crime ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: usa, los angeles, malibu california, pasadena california, california
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Man in an Orange Shirt (2017)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Two love stories, sixty years apart, charting the challenges and huge change to gay lives with Michael and Thomas from WW2 to Adam and Steve to the present day.
Style: sincere, captivating, touching, psychological
Plot: homosexuality, gay relationship, love, lgbt, veteran, generation, grandparent grandchild relationship, wife husband relationship, dysfunctional marriage, prison, world war two, closeted homosexual ...
Time: 1950s
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The Kill Point (2007)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Story: A small group of military veterans sets out to rob a major bank in Pittsburgh. When things go awry, they're forced to take more than a dozen hostages from all walks of life, including a wealthy and powerful businessman's daughter.
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, ex military, rivalry, robbery, veteran, criminal heroes, society, crime gone awry, police detective, law enforcement, negotiation, siege ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: pittsburgh, usa, pennsylvania
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In the Valley of Elah (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: A career officer and his wife work with a police detective to uncover the truth behind their son's disappearance following his return from a tour of duty in Iraq.
Style: tense, disturbing, heartbreaking, psychological, touching ...
Plot: investigation, disappearance, army, guilt, military, torture, patriotism, war crime, cover up, innocence lost, murder investigation, uncover truth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2004
Place: iraq, usa, texas, new mexico, bosnia ...
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Only Fools and Horses.... (1981)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
Story: The misadventures of two wheeler dealer brothers Del Boy and Rodney Trotter of “Trotters Independent Traders PLC” who scrape their living by selling dodgy goods believing that next year they will be millionaires.
Style: sitcom, humorous, realistic, witty, semi serious ...
Plot: working class, family relations, black market, cons and scams, disorder, eccentric family, veteran, hopes, partners, dishonesty, siblings relations, scam ...
Time: 20th century, 21st century, contemporary, 90s, 80s ...
Place: england, london, europe
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 7.9
 283K
The Wrestler (2008)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA, France
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Aging wrestler Randy "The Ram" Robinson is long past his prime but still ready and rarin' to go on the pro-wrestling circuit. After a particularly brutal beating, however, Randy hangs up his tights, pursues a serious relationship with ...
Style: bleak, emotional, serious, sincere, touching ...
Plot: wrestling, life is a bitch, loneliness, fame, wrestler, ambition, aging, sport, athlete's life, heart attack, stripper, injury ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new jersey, usa, california
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 8.1
 81K
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, disturbing, suspense, romantic
Plot: terrorism, bodyguard, security, politician, veteran, politics, family, stalking, police, terrorist, minister, assassination ...
Place: middle east
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 7.5
 6K
Stumptown (2019)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
Story: Dex Parios is a strong, assertive, and unapologetically sharp-witted Army veteran working as a P.I. in Portland, Oregon. With a complicated personal history and only herself to rely on, she solves other people’s messes with a blind eye toward her ...
Style: captivating, exciting, humorous
Plot: brother sister relationship, private investigator, veteran, adventure, investigation, post traumatic stress disorder, money problems, dark past, friendship, job, female protagonist, sex ...
Place: portland oregon
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 6.6
 249K
John Carter (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 132 min.
Story: John Carter is a war-weary, former military captain who's inexplicably transported to the mysterious and exotic planet of Barsoom (Mars) and reluctantly becomes embroiled in an epic conflict. It's a world on the brink of collapse, and ...
Style: epic, exciting, serious, captivating, feel good ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: adventure, mysterious planet, mars, imaginary kingdom, space travel, heroes, space wars, princess, danger, chosen one, monster, save the day ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s, 1860s, future
Place: arizona, virginia
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Out of the Furnace (2013)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Two brothers live in the economically-depressed Rust Belt, when a cruel twist of fate lands one in prison. His brother is then lured into one of the most violent crime rings in the Northeast.
Style: bleak, realistic, tense, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: justice, disappearance, ex convict, manslaughter, revenge, vigilantism, crimes, track down, going straight, mysterious character, merciless, parents and children ...
Time: 21st century, 20th century, 80s, contemporary, year 2008 ...
Place: usa, pennsylvania, indiana, new jersey
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 7.2
 83K
Harry Brown (2009)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 103 min.
Story: An elderly ex-serviceman and widower looks to avenge his best friend's murder by doling out his own form of justice.
Style: tense, serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vigilantism, murder, loneliness, violence, investigation, gang, widower, vengeance, crimes, deadly, incompetent police, loss of friend ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: england, europe, london, ireland
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 7.4
 44K
Black Dynamite (2009)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: This is the story of 1970s African-American action legend Black Dynamite. The Man killed his brother, pumped heroin into local orphanages, and flooded the ghetto with adulterated malt liquor. Black Dynamite was the one hero willing to fight The Man ...
Style: humorous, not serious, talky, witty, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gunfight, organized crime, mob boss, parody, vengeance, crimes, heroic, fighting crime, martial arts, dishonesty, tough heroes, hotshot hero ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: usa
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A Perfect Getaway (2009)
Genre: Drama, 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: surprise ending, suspenseful, tense, twists and turns, scary ...
Plot: murderous pair, wilderness, honeymoon, serial killer, paranoia, escapades, manipulation, psychopath, murder, survival, twists & turns, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: hawaii, usa
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The Straight Story (1999)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: France, UK, USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A retired farmer and widower in his 70s, Alvin Straight learns one day that his distant brother Lyle has suffered a stroke and may not recover. Alvin is determined to make things right with Lyle while he still can, but his brother lives in ...
Style: road movie, touching, feel good, inspirational, motivational ...
Plot: family feud, on the road, reconciliation, adventure, brother brother relationship, journey, nurse, doctor, mechanic, hitchhiker, cross country, veteran ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: wisconsin, mississippi river, iowa, usa, mississippi
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 7.0
 470K
Oblivion (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, 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, twists and turns, cerebral, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: future dystopia, post apocalypse, apocalypse, dystopic future, alien encounter, space and aliens, survival, disorder, danger, catastrophe, evil alien, vestiges of humanity ...
Time: future
Place: empire state building manhattan new york city, pentagon, washington d.c.
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 7.1
 198K
Rocky Balboa (2006)
Genre: Action, 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, uplifting, touching, sincere ...
Audience: boys' night, family outing, teens
Plot: athlete's life, boxer, boxing, comeback, training, underdog, fight, sport, against the odds, human spirit, determination, aging ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: philadelphia, usa
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 8.3
 683K
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, suspenseful, rough, psychological ...
Plot: social decay, lone wolves, obsession, loner, character study, depression, vigilante, alienation, taxi driver, taxi, paranoia, antisocial behavior ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1975
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, vietnam, harlem manhattan new york city
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 7.8
 277K
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, semi serious, exciting, suspenseful, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: space travel, spacecraft, future dystopia, space wars, adventure, good versus evil, space and aliens, escapades, friendship, psychic, martial arts, aliens ...
Time: future
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 7.7
 279K
3:10 to Yuma (2007)
Genre: Action, 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, tense, rough, exciting, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gunfight, old west, heroic mission, gang, rivalry, dishonesty, race against time, righting the wronged, sheriff, chases and races, morality, heroes ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: arizona, usa, mexico, tucson arizona
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No Country for Old Men (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Mexico
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: tense, bleak, rough, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: track down, death, hitman, human nature, crimes, peril, sheriff, money, neo noir, psychopath, shooting, greed ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, year 1980
Place: texas, mexico, usa, latin america
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Last of the Summer Wine (1973)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Unencumbered by wives, jobs or any other responsibilities, three senior citizens who've never really grown up explore their world in the Yorkshire Dales. They spend their days speculating about their fellow townsfolk and thinking up adventures ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, talky, witty, realistic ...
Plot: friendship, elderly, countryside, small town, village, golden years, friends, social relations, retirement, british humour, veteran, married couple ...
Time: 21st century, 20th century, contemporary, 70s, 80s ...
Place: yorkshire, northern england, england
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 4.8
 1K
Event 15 (2013)
Genre: Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Three soldiers get trapped in an elevator when terrorists set off a dirty bomb. But when White escapes, her world turns upside down as she realizes nothing is what it seems.
Style: psychological, tense, suspenseful, suspense, realistic ...
Plot: military, soldier, danger, isolation, survival, losing-it hero, confined, trapped in an elevator, elevator, terrorist attack, veteran, post traumatic stress disorder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, washington d.c.
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 5.2
 8K
Bushwick (2017)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: When an unknown military force invades Bushwick, a Brooklyn neighborhood, young student Lucy and war veteran Stupe must rely on each other to escape and survive.
Style: exciting, tense, captivating, suspense
Plot: invasion, street shootout, mercenary, subway, student, brooklyn new york city, veteran, grandmother, running for your life, community, intruder, shot with a gun ...
Place: texas, new york
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