Raf movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant raf movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, serious, captivating, suspenseful, exciting and touching films and TV shows about / with raf, world war two, danger, aviation, war, military, soldier, pilot, catastrophe and terrorism plots mostly in Drama, War and Action genres shot in UK, France, Germany and other countries.
raf movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as raf: Mosquito Squadron (1969), Battle of Britain (1969), Lancaster Skies (2019), Von Richthofen and Brown (1971), Germany in Autumn (1978), The Legend of Rita (2000), The Land Girls (1998), First Light (2010), Chicken Run (2000), The Shadow in My Eye (2021).

List of raf movies

Mosquito Squadron (1969)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In WW2, a RAF squadron leader mourns the death of a comrade and receives a bombing mission against a secret Nazi V-2 rocket testing facility in France.
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: world war two, raf, aviation, military, fighter plane, aerial combat, mosquito, space, airplane, wartime, luftwaffe, zeppelin ...
Time: 20th century
Place: england, europe, france
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Battle of Britain (1969)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Country: UK
Duration: 132 min.
Story: In 1940, the Royal Air Force fights a desperate battle against the might of the Luftwaffe for control of the skies over Britain, thus preventing the Nazi invasion of Britain.
Style: epic, realistic, exciting, light, factual ...
Plot: world war two, aviation, luftwaffe, aerial combat, war, fighter pilot, air battle, raf, british history, battles, fighter plane, airplane ...
Time: 1940s, 1930s, 20th century, year 1940
Place: poland, england, berlin germany, london, russia ...
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Lancaster Skies (2019)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: UK
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Douglas, a broken, solitary, Spitfire Ace, must overcome his past to lead a Lancaster bomber crew in the pivotal aerial war over Berlin, in 1944.
Style: touching, sincere, psychological, exciting, captivating ...
Plot: world war two, raf, british army, secret, aviation, teamwork, camaraderie, trust, killed in action, friendship between men, military, bombing ...
Time: year 1943
Place: england, berlin germany, germany
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Von Richthofen and Brown (1971)
Genre: Action, Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: The story of Manfred von Richtofen, the german air ace during the World War I and his struggle with the enemy aces and some jealous german officers.
Style: serious, captivating, suspenseful, realistic, psychotronic ...
Plot: world war one, fighter pilot, fighter plane, aerial combat, soldier, military, heroic mission, military life, aviation, battles, uninhibited rivalry, heroes ...
Time: 20th century, 1910s
Place: germany, europe, france
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Stammheim - The Baader-Meinhof Gang on Trial (1986)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: West Germany
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Based on the research for his non-fiction book "Der Baader-Meinhoff-Komplex", "Spiegel" journalist Stefan Aust wrote the screen play to Reinhard Hauff’s controversial feature film that re-narrates the startling trial against ...
Style: controversial, realistic, serious, thought provoking, gloomy ...
Plot: terrorism, prison, courtroom, spy, politics, prison escape, marxist, terrorist, legal, german politics, prisoner, justice ...
Time: 70s, year 1977, year 1976, 20th century, year 1975
Place: germany, west germany, europe
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Don't Look Now... We're Being Shot At! (1966)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, War
Country: France, UK
Duration: 132 min.
Story: During World War II, two French civilians and a downed English Bomber Crew set out from Paris to cross the demarcation line between Nazi-occupied Northern France and the South. From there they will be able to escape to England. First, they must ...
Style: humorous, exciting, realistic, semi serious, funny ...
Plot: world war two, nazi occupation, war, french resistance, soldier, rescue, house painter, aviation, time travel, holocaust, raf, british soldier ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century
Place: paris france, europe, france
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Germany in Autumn (1978)
Genre: Documentary, Drama
Country: West Germany
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Germany in Autumn does not have a plot per se; it mixes documentary footage, along with standard movie scenes, to give the audience the mood of Germany during the late 1970s. The movie covers the two month time period during 1977 when a businessman ...
Style: art house, political, semi documentary, thought provoking, realistic ...
Plot: terrorism, politics, funeral, society, german history, marxist, anarchist, raf, dispute, autumn, cemetery, television ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: germany, west germany
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The Legend of Rita (2000)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: Germany
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Rita Vogt is a radical West German terrorist who abandons the revolution and settles in East Germany with a new identity provided by the East German secret service. She lives in constant fear of having her cover blown, which unavoidably happens ...
Style: melancholic, captivating, tense, suspenseful, sexy ...
Plot: lesbian, politics, terrorism, berlin wall, runaway, loneliness, existentialism, starting over, state affairs, lesbian sex, activist, spy ...
Time: 70s, 80s, 20th century
Place: germany, east germany, berlin germany, latin america, new jersey ...
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The Land Girls (1998)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: UK, France
Duration: 111 min.
Story: During World War II, the organisation "The Women's Land Army" recruited women to work on British farms while the men were off to war. Three such "land girls" of different social backgrounds - quiet Stella, young hairdresser ...
Style: touching, sentimental, realistic, sexy, witty ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: world war two, countryside, friendship, love, working class, wartime life, war, farm, nude, woman, wine, segregation ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century
Place: england, united kingdom, english channel, europe, britain ...
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First Light (2010)
Genre: Biography, Drama, War
Country: UK
Duration: 75 min.
Story: In May 1940, feeling the RAF needs every man to fight to Luftwaffe, Geoffrey 'Geoff'/'Boy' Wellum joins at 18, becoming the youngest ever Spitfire pilot. After an intense training, he soon bonds with the flying men of his ...
Plot: fighter pilot, world war two, luftwaffe, aviation, aerial combat, raf, autobiography, mockery, ritual, pilot, friendship between men, drinking alcohol ...
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Chicken Run (2000)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: UK, France, USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Having been hopelessly repressed and facing eventual certain death at the British chicken farm where they are held, Rocky the american rooster and Ginger the chicken decide to rebel against the evil Mr. and Mrs. Tweedy, the farm's owners. Rocky ...
Style: light, funny, witty, humorous, sweet ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: freedom, escape, chicken, escape attempt, bird, animal protagonist, prison, prison escape, stop motion, talking animals, anthropomorphic animal, runaway ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, post world war two
Place: england, yorkshire, europe, northern england, united kingdom
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The Shadow in My Eye (2021)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Denmark, Belgium
Duration: 107 min.
Story: On March 21st, 1945, the British Royal Air Force set out on a mission to bomb Gestapo's headquarters in Copenhagen. The raid had fatal consequences as some of the bombers accidentally targeted a school and more than 120 people were killed, 86 ...
Style: disturbing
Plot: world war two, nazi, war, air raid, nazism, suspense, bombing, military, murder, aerial bombardment, chaos, killings ...
Time: year 1945, 1940s
Place: copenhagen
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Mogadischu (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Germany, France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The incredible true story of Lufthansa Flight 181, which was hijacked by the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine in October of 1977, and the noble efforts of stewardess Gabriele Dillmann (Nadja Uhl) to ensure the safety of the terrified ...
Style: serious, realistic, tense, rough, suspenseful
Plot: terrorism, passenger, airplane, terrorist attack, daring rescue, confined, group of strangers, hysteria, pilot, hijacking, conspiracy, marxist ...
Time: 70s, year 1977, 20th century
Place: germany, africa, west germany
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Pan (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, UK, Australia
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Living a bleak existence at a London orphanage, 12-year-old Peter finds himself whisked away to the fantastical world of Neverland. Adventure awaits as he meets new friend James Hook and the warrior Tiger Lily. They must band together to save ...
Style: fairy tale, exciting, stylized, serious, visually appealing ...
Audience: kids, teens, family outing, chick flick, adult
Plot: pirate, fantasy world, childhood, magic, orphan, mischievous children, young heroes, heroes, child in peril, treasure hunt, flying, youth ...
Time: future, 1940s, 18th century, 1930s
Place: london, vietnam, fictional island
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The Woman in Black 2: Angel of Death (2014)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: UK, Canada
Duration: 98 min.
Story: 40 years after the first haunting at Eel Marsh House, a group of children evacuated from WWII London arrive, awakening the house's darkest inhabitant.
Style: scary, gothic, suspenseful, gothic horror, stylized ...
Plot: ghost, supernatural, haunted house, world war two, suspense, supernatural horror, child in peril, death of child, death, little girl, ghost story, countryside ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, year 1941, year 1940
Place: england, london
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Into the White (2012)
Genre: Action, Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: Norway, Sweden, France
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Into the White is an anti-war movie. High above the harsh Norwegian wilderness, English and German pilots shoot each other to the ground after a violent chance encounter. Isolated, they must fight to survive the brutal winter. Though war has made ...
Style: exciting, captivating, serious, realistic, suspenseful ...
Plot: survival, foe turned friend, wilderness, winter, world war two, war, aviation, luftwaffe, air disaster, airplane shot down, isolation, confined ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, year 1940
Place: norway, europe
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The Lost Domain (2005)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: France, Italy, Romania, Spain
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Set in 1973 during the coup d'etat in Chile, Max recalls his encounters in London during Worl War II with French aviator Antoine, a childhood hero he first met in his native country one morning in 1932 and who initiated him to the wonders of ...
Plot: sky, aviation, aviator, mansion, ghost, childhood, coup, memory, pilot, world war two, airplane, raf ...
Time: 1940s, 70s
Place: chile
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Pearl Harbor (2001)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: USA
Duration: 183 min.
Story: The lifelong friendship between Rafe McCawley and Danny Walker is put to the ultimate test when the two ace fighter pilots become entangled in a love triangle with beautiful Naval nurse Evelyn Johnson. But the rivalry between the friends-turned-foes ...
Style: romantic, sentimental, emotional, epic, factual ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, teens, date night
Plot: world war two, war, love, love triangle, military, airplane, love and romance, fighter pilot, aviation, navy, aerial combats, warship ...
Time: 1940s, 50s, post world war two, 20th century, year 1942 ...
Place: hawaii, pearl harbor, japan, asia, tokyo ...
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Piece of Cake (1988)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: UK
Duration: 312 min.
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Story: The lives and loves of the men of RAF Hornet Squadron who are transferred to France at the outbreak of World Wat II in September 1939. For the most part the men are competent fliers but there is little action in the first several months. The men ...
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, exciting
Plot: world war two, aerial combats, battles, aviation, luftwaffe, wartime, friends, war, partners, heroes, soldier, military ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century
Place: europe
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Fly, Dakota, Fly! (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A British military transport plane makes an emergency landing on Sado Island. The residents on the island take care of the crew members until the plane can take off once again despite knowing that Britishers are their enemies.
Plot: crash landing, japanese woman, raf, post war
Time: year 1946
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Rotwang Must Go! (1994)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Germany
Duration: 82 min.
Story: A comedy directed by Hans-Christoph Blumenberg.
Style: parody
Plot: german reunification, videotaping, female nudity, stasi, satire, terrorism, raf, assassination, blackmail, terrorist, gun, buggy ...
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Stalag Luft (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, War
Country: UK
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Few wartime prisoners have attempted escape quite as many times as bumbling RAF Officer James Forrester. Though Officer Forrester has twenty-three escape attempts to his name, each successive attempt he makes to break free somehow seems to go worse ...
Style: parody
Plot: world war two, military prison, ss, escape plan, killing an animal, scot, prisoner of war camp, talking parrot, card playing, golf club, mathematics, gay slur ...
Place: germany, berlin germany
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The Baader Meinhof Complex (2008)
Genre: Action, Biography, Crime, Drama, History, Thriller
Country: Germany, France, Czech Republic
Duration: 150 min.
Story: Der Baader Meinhof Komplex depicts the political turmoil in the period from 1967 to the bloody "Deutschen Herbst" in 1977. The movie approaches the events based on Stefan Aust's standard work on Die Rote Armee Fraktion (RAF). The ...
Style: political, bleak, realistic, harsh, intense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: terrorism, revolution, politics, anti war, bomb, revolutionary, journalist, prison, idealism, protest, rebellion, court ...
Time: 70s, 60s, 20th century, year 1972, year 1977 ...
Place: germany, berlin germany, west berlin west germany, east germany, israel ...
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The State I Am In (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 106 min.
Story: With 1970s Germany in the background, this film depicts the story of a family from the “R.A.F. Terrorist” group and their search for a normal life and their inner self.
Style: sentimental, serious, realistic, sincere, political ...
Audience: teens, pre-teens
Plot: coming of age, grownups, family problems, family relations, youth, love and romance, teenage love, parent child relationship, puberty, fall in love, eccentric family, family in crisis ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: germany, portugal, europe, brazil
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The Roses of the Desert (2006)
Genre: Comedy, War
Country: Italy
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A sanitary battalion of Italian Army is sent to Sorman oasis in Lybia during the Africa campaign in 1940. Soon an Italian missionary, living nearby, succeed to transform the occupation by Italian Army in a kind of humanitarian mission. In fact all ...
Style: thought provoking, humorous, realistic, semi serious
Plot: world war two, desert, friendship, war, military, state affairs, muslim, bedouin, italian soldier, friends, soldier, society ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s
Place: africa, libya
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These Foolish Things (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 107 min.
Story: As war looms on the horizon, a hopeful ingenue (Zoe Tapper) finds herself caught between the warring affections of a playwright (David Leon) and a director (Andrew Lincoln) in 1930s London. Director Julia Taylor-Stanley's heartwarming ensemble ...
Style: touching, emotional, sentimental, captivating, serious ...
Plot: love triangle, family relations, rise to the top, lifestyle, actor's life, love affair, showbiz, ego clash, hopes, couples, rich and poor, filmmaking ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, post world war two
Place: london, england
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Long Shadows (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 92 min.
Story: After two decades in prison Widmer, a former German RAF-terrorist, is released. He meets Valerie, his next door neighbour. The young woman tries to get her life back on track after she lost child custody for her little son. She shows some interest ...
Plot: terrorism, guilt, raf, revenge, female nudity, female full frontal nudity
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Dark Blue World (2001)
Genre: War, Drama, Action, Romance
Country: Czech Republic, UK, Germany, Denmark, Italy, France, USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Lt. Franta Slama is a top pilot in the Czech Air Force who is assigned to train a promising young flier, Karel Vojtisek, and they soon become friends. When Nazi Germany invades Czechoslovakia in 1939, they both reject the authority of their new ...
Style: sentimental, intense, captivating, sincere, gloomy ...
Plot: aviation, world war two, war, friendship, love triangle, aerial combat, culture clash, wartime life, battle zone, air battle, wartime, prison ...
Time: 1940s, post world war two, 20th century, year 1950, year 1939
Place: england, tokyo, germany, spain, europe ...
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Marianne & Juliane (1981)
Genre: Drama
Country: West Germany
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Germany, 1968: The priest's daughters Marianna and Juliane both fight for changes in society, like making abortion legal. However their means are totally different: while Juliane's committed as a reporter, her sister joins a terroristic ...
Style: feminist film, political, serious, realistic, disturbing ...
Plot: years of lead, terrorism, politics, marxist, prison escape, prison, family relations, sister sister relationship, terrorist, german politics, radical, rebelliousness ...
Time: 70s
Place: germany, west germany, europe
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Baader (2002)
Genre: Action, Biography, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Germany, UK
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Andreas Baader starts out as a small-time criminal. In Berlin, he is recruited by a revolutionary cell. They plan to overthrow the state.
Style: realistic, rough, disturbing, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, terrorist, gang, rebellion, social decay, confined, fighting the system, rebelliousness, state affairs, political unrest, working class, tough heroes ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 70s
Place: germany, west germany
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