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, suspenseful, captivating, exciting and sincere films and TV shows about / with raf, world war two, danger, war, military, soldier, pilot, rescue, cigarette smoking and airplane plots mostly in Drama, War and Action genres shot in UK, USA, France and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as raf: Lancaster Skies (2019), Battle of Britain (1969), Mosquito Squadron (1969), Von Richthofen and Brown (1971), Dunkirk (2017), First Light (2010), Chicken Run (2000), Mogadischu (2008), Raid on Rommel (1971), The McKenzie Break (1970).

List of raf movies

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: psychological, sincere, touching, exciting, captivating ...
Plot: british army, raf, world war two, secret, aviation, killed in action, camaraderie, teamwork, trust, friendship between men, leadership, male friendship ...
Time: year 1943
Place: england, berlin germany, germany
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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: realistic, exciting, serious, sincere, epic ...
Plot: world war two, british history, raf, aerial combat, soldier, danger, military, battles, fighter pilot, luftwaffe, war, politics ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s, year 1940, 1930s
Place: england, europe, london, berlin germany, english channel ...
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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: serious, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: world war two, raf, mosquito, battles, race against time, chases and races, twins, war, espionage, danger, soldier, fall in love ...
Time: 20th century
Place: england, europe, france
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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: suspenseful, captivating, serious, realistic, based on true events ...
Plot: aerial combat, world war one, fighter plane, soldier, fighter pilot, danger, military, military life, heroic mission, collision, officers and cadets, battle zone ...
Time: 20th century, 1910s
Place: germany, europe, france
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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, cult film ...
Plot: world war two, adventure, nazi occupation, soldier, war, rescue, danger, french resistance, occupied france, british soldier, house painter, raf ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century
Place: paris france, france, europe
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 7.8
 579K
Dunkirk (2017)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, Thriller, War
Country: UK, Netherlands, France, USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: The story of the miraculous evacuation of Allied soldiers from Belgium, Britain, Canada and France, who were cut off and surrounded by the German army from the beaches and harbour of Dunkirk between May 26th and June 4th 1940 during World War II.
Style: dramatic, atmospheric, epic, suspense, realistic ...
Plot: world war two, rescue mission, british history, wartime, warship, war, survival, evacuation, british army, army, military officer, military ...
Time: 1940s, year 1940, 20th century
Place: europe, france, england, english channel, united kingdom ...
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 7.0
 520
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: world war two, fighter pilot, raf, male friendship, mockery, drinking alcohol, pilot, male bonding, vomiting, drink, ritual, drinking ...
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 7.0
 180K
Chicken Run (2000)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA, UK, France, Ireland
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: witty, humorous, semi serious, light, funny ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: escape, chicken, freedom, farm, adventure, escape attempt, birds, animal protagonist, bird, loss of friend, family, fugitives ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1950s, post world war two
Place: england, europe, yorkshire, northern england, united kingdom
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 7.2
 1K
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, daring rescue, crimes, group of strangers, airplane, confined, danger, hysteria, deadly, terrorist attack, stewardess ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1977
Place: germany, west germany
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Raid on Rommel (1971)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Captain Foster plans on raiding German-occupied Tobruk with hand- picked commandos, but a mixup leaves him with a medical unit led by a Quaker conscientious objector. Despite all odds they succeed with their mission. On the way they pick up and drug ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: battles, desert, world war two, rescue, prostitute, confined, war, military, adventure, danger, daring rescue, hostage ...
Time: year 1943
Place: africa, libya
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The McKenzie Break (1970)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: Ireland, UK
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A German U-Boat commander and 600 prisoners plan a daring escape from a PoW camp in Scotland.
Style: suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious, suspense ...
Plot: military, soldier, world war two, battles, prison, captivity, survival, prison life, war, military life, human spirit, wartime life ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 40s
Place: scotland, london
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Eagles Over London (1969)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Italy, France, Spain
Duration: 110 min.
Story: The British High Command finds itself in the thick of a huge dilemma when it is realized that they have long been infiltrated by spies from a German intelligence group. This all happens during the preliminary stages of the Battle of Britain.
Style: exciting, captivating, realistic, serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: world war two, evacuation, danger, army investigation, law enforcement, undercover, superior officer, aerial combats, military, escapades, war, heroes ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 20th century, year 1940
Place: england, london, britain, france
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 6.4
 4K
633 Squadron (1964)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: When Norwegian resistance leader Lieutenant Erik Bergman reports the location of a German V-2 rocket fuel plant, the Royal Air Force's 633 Squadron is assigned the mission to destroy it. The plant is in a seemingly-impregnable location beneath ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, exciting, sincere
Audience: boys' night
Plot: battles, world war two, danger, save the day, military, hopes, against the odds, air raid, daring rescue, ambition, race against time, heroic mission ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 40s, year 1944
Place: norway, europe
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The Great Escape (1963)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History, Thriller, War
Country: USA
Duration: 172 min.
Story: The Nazis, exasperated at the number of escapes from their prison camps by a relatively small number of Allied prisoners, relocates them to a high-security 'escape-proof' camp to sit out the remainder of the war. Undaunted, the prisoners ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, exciting, epic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison, world war two, freedom, prison escape, pow, optimism, soldier, desperation, officer, escape attempt, capture, prisoner ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 20th century
Place: germany, switzerland, alps, europe, poland
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Operation Snafu (1961)
Genre: Comedy, War
Country: UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Tricked into joining the RAF by a wily judge, wide boy Horace Pope sets his sights on the main chance, teams with slow-witted, good-hearted gypsy Pedlar Pascoe, and works up a lucrative racket in conning both his colleagues and the RAF. By means of ...
Plot: con artists, raf, ends with freeze frame, british military, cockney, buddy, military enlistment, british army, stock footage, pub, englishman abroad, wager ...
Time: 1940s
Place: france
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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, sincere, serious, realistic, gloomy
Plot: coming of age, teenage love, family problems, family relations, youth, love and romance, grownups, becoming an adult, eccentric family, fall in love, family in crisis, puberty ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: germany, portugal, europe, brazil
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 6.5
 530
Monkey Warfare (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Two ex-revolutionaries living underground have their lives turned upside down by a sexy young radical who goes from smashing SUVs to fighting gentrification with firebombs.
Style: humorous, witty, sincere, semi serious, light ...
Plot: vandalism, mysterious character, rebellion, unlikely partners, against the rules, love triangle, lifestyle, rebelliousness, couple relations, dull life, disorder, life turned upside down ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada, toronto ontario canada
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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, soldier, escapades, society, friends, italian soldier ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 40s
Place: africa, libya
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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: thought provoking, serious, realistic, rough, bleak ...
Plot: society, terrorism, funeral, political unrest, kidnapping, gays and lesbians, state affairs, confined, deadly, leadership, politics, danger ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: germany, west germany
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These Foolish Things (2005)
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: captivating, emotional, sentimental, touching, realistic ...
Plot: love triangle, family relations, rise to the top, love affair, actor's life, lifestyle, showbiz, romance, ego clash, hopes, filmmaking, couples ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s, post world war two
Place: london, england
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 5.6
 116
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: female director, terrorism, revenge, guilt, raf
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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, captivating, sincere, intense, gloomy ...
Plot: love triangle, world war two, romance, friendship, pilot, war, culture clash, wartime life, aviation, battle zone, aerial combat, czech ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, post world war two, year 1939, year 1950
Place: england, europe, poland, central europe, czechoslovakia ...
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Tears in the Rain (1988)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: When Casey Cantrell's mother died, her last wish was that her daughter would give a letter to Lord Richard Bredon, living in the UK. When Casey arrives in London, Lord Bredon denies ever having known her mother. Casey meets Lord Bredon's ...
Style: emotional, touching, realistic, serious
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: forbidden love, fall in love, self discovery, tragic love, unfulfilled love, parents and children, jazz, couples, family relations, last wish, romance, love and romance ...
Time: 80s
Place: london, england, europe
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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: captivating, suspenseful, tense, melancholic, stylized ...
Plot: politics, starting over, state affairs, danger, secret identity, terrorism, activist, dark past, bribery, espionage, berlin wall, runaway ...
Time: 80s, 70s, 20th century
Place: germany, paris france, vietnam, german democratic republic, europe ...
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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: realistic, sentimental, touching, serious, sincere ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: world war two, countryside, friendship, hopes, fall in love, farm, war, romance, working class, friends, couples, society ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century
Place: england, europe, egypt, pearl harbor, english channel ...
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 6.4
 11K
Charlotte Gray (2001)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller, War
Country: UK, Australia, Germany
Duration: 121 min.
Story: This is a drama set in Nazi-occupied France at the height of World War II. Charlotte Gray tells the compelling story of a young Scottish woman working with the French Resistance in the hope of rescuing her lover, a missing RAF pilot. Based on the ...
Style: captivating, sentimental, sexy, realistic, romantic ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: world war two, resistance, espionage, secret agents, romance, war, wartime life, couple relations, fall in love, holocaust, friends, rescue ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century
Place: france, london, paris france, europe, scotland ...
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The Brylcreem Boys (1998)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: UK
Duration: 106 min.
Story: In 1941, as part of an effort to remain strictly neutral, the Dublin government made a deal with both Berlin and London whereby any soldier, sailor or pilot captured on Irish soil, whether of German or Allied forces, would be interned for the ...
Style: realistic, serious
Plot: love triangle, anti war, rivalry, fall in love, love and romance, world war two, human spirit, war, rescue, military life, village, german officer ...
Time: 1940s, 40s
Place: ireland, europe, london
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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: serious, realistic, emotional, disturbing, controversial ...
Plot: politics, family relations, terrorism, feminism, years of lead, strip search, radical, atrocity, siblings relations, rebelliousness, chaos and mayhem, rebellion ...
Time: 70s
Place: germany, europe, west germany
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 5.5
 721
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, disturbing, suspenseful, rough, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, social decay, gang, rebellion, danger, working class, deadly, fighting the system, crimes, state affairs, confined, tough heroes ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 70s, 1960s
Place: germany, west germany
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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, contemplative, thought provoking, realistic, serious ...
Plot: legal, prison, terrorism, courtroom, terrorist, courtroom drama, political unrest, against the rules, rivalry, confined, society, danger ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1976, year 1977, year 1975
Place: germany, europe, west germany
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