Paratrooper movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant paratrooper movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, serious, suspenseful, tense, captivating and exciting films and TV shows about / with paratrooper, military, soldier, battles, war, world war two, danger, explosion, violence and gun plots mostly in War, Drama and Action genres shot in USA, UK, France and other countries.
paratrooper movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as paratrooper: The Man with the Iron Heart (2017), Band of Brothers (2001), Overlord (2018), A Bridge Too Far (1977), Private Benjamin (1980), Red Dawn (1984), For Queen & Country (1988), Storming Juno (2010), Break-through (2006), Warriors Five (1962).

List of paratrooper movies

The Man with the Iron Heart (2017)
Genre: Action, Biography, Thriller, War
Country: France, Belgium, UK, USA, Germany, Hungary
Duration: 120 min.
Story: With the Third Reich is at his peak in 1942, the Czech resistance in London plans the most ambitious military operation of WWII – Anthropoid. Two young recruits are sent to Prague to assassinate the most ruthless Nazi leader – Reinhardt ...
Style: captivating, bloody, suspenseful, tense
Plot: world war two, nazism, assassination, resistance, paratrooper, nazi, european history, naval officer, holocaust, fascist, suicide, ballroom dancing ...
Time: 1940s, year 1942, year 1941, year 1939, year 1929
Place: prague, central europe, germany, europe
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Band of Brothers (2001)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 594 min.
TV show
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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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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In the Zone of Special Attention (1978)
Genre: Action
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Action film about the Russian paratroopers.
Style: tense, captivating, motivational
Audience: boys' night
Plot: paratrooper, soviet army, war game, rivalry, friendship, criminal, military, forest, ak 47, parachute, tank, workout ...
Time: 20th century
Place: ussr
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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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Private Benjamin (1980)
Genre: Comedy, War
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A sheltered young high society woman joins the army on a whim and finds herself in a more difficult situation than she ever expected.
Style: feel good, sentimental, funny, semi serious, light ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, teens, date night
Plot: wedding, basic training, boot camp, self discovery, women, paratrooper, fish out of water, transformation, soldier, female soldier, military life, military training ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 70s
Place: belgium, paris france, usa
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Red Dawn (1984)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller, War
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: It is the dawn of World War III. In mid-western America, a group of teenagers band together to defend their town, and their country, from invading Soviet forces.
Style: intense, serious, rough, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: teens, kids, boys' night
Plot: survival, invasion, cold war, politics, propaganda, high school, military, visceral, post apocalypse, teenager, save the day, heroic mission ...
Time: 80s, year 1984, 20th century, near future, future
Place: colorado, latin america, russia, ussr, usa
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For Queen & Country (1988)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A retired British soldier struggles to adjust to everyday life, with increasing difficulty.
Style: serious, realistic, bleak, gloomy, disturbing ...
Plot: soldier, falklands war, black man, interracial relations, racism, fighting the system, leadership, military, buddies, hopes, rebellion, human spirit ...
Time: 80s, year 1979, year 1982
Place: london, england, europe, ireland
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Storming Juno (2010)
Genre: History, War
Country: Canada
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Storming Juno is a film based on the remarkable and determined actions of a handful of young Canadian men who stormed Juno Beach on June 6, 1944. D-Day.
Style: realistic, serious, exciting, suspenseful, captivating
Plot: military, world war two, war, soldier, d day, heroic mission, battle zone, infantry, invasion, bunker, heroes, battles ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century
Place: france, europe, canada, normandy
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Break-through (2006)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Russia
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Russian paratroopers company meets superior forces of Chechen separatists during raid in mountains and accept uphill battle with no chance to survive. Based on Battle for Height 776.
Style: tense, disturbing
Plot: paratrooper, soldier, prospector, heroic mission, struggle for survival, battles, suspense, showdown, military, wartime life, reconnaissance, fight for supremacy ...
Place: chechnya, caucasus
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Warriors Five (1962)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: Italy, France, Yugoslavia
Duration: 87 min.
Story: World War II Italy...1943. After parachuting behind enemy lines on an espionage mission, an American soldier is imprisoned by the enemy. He escapes with four Italian prisoners, enlisting their aid in exploding a bridge.
Style: macaroni combat, serious, realistic, suspenseful, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: world war two, american, paratrooper, soldier, military, prison, escape, prostitute, confined, escapades, espionage, against humanity ...
Place: germany, italy
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Allied (2016)
Genre: Action, Drama, Romance, Thriller, War
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: In 1942, an intelligence officer in North Africa encounters a female French Resistance fighter on a deadly mission behind enemy lines. When they reunite in London, their relationship is tested by the pressures of war.
Style: sexy, emotional, exciting, tense, scenic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: world war two, spy, espionage, nazi, french, love, double agent, female agent, suspense, soldier, betrayal, war ...
Time: 1940s, future, year 1942
Place: london, france, england, berlin germany, paris france ...
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Saints and Soldiers: Airborne Creed (2012)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A group of American GIs work their way through war-torn France during the final days of the Second World War.
Style: realistic, thought provoking, captivating, disturbing, christian film ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: world war two, military, soldier, battles, heroes, mormon, friendship, american soldier, pow, courage, brutality, heroism ...
Time: 1940s, year 1944, 20th century
Place: france, europe, provence
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The Eagle Has Landed (1976)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Thriller, War
Country: UK
Duration: 123 min.
Story: When the Nazi high command learns in late 1943 that Winston Churchill will be spending time at a country estate in Norfolk, it hatches an audacious scheme to kidnap the prime minister and spirit him to Germany for enforced negotiations with Hitler.
Style: exciting, intense, tense, serious, realistic ...
Plot: world war two, espionage, war, nazi germany, military, soldier, spy, suspense, runaway, insubordination, rescue, commando mission ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, year 1943
Place: germany, poland, england, europe, berlin germany
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Streamers (1983)
Genre: Crime, Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Four young recruits about to be sent to Vietnam confront their prejudicial feelings toward one another when it's learned one of them is homosexual.
Style: realistic, psychological, serious, disturbing, political ...
Plot: vietnam war, gay, military, soldier, racism, u.s. military, u.s. army, peer pressure, injustice, military life, lgbt, prejudice ...
Time: 60s
Place: asia, vietnam
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Ike: Countdown to D-Day (2004)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: This is the story of the senior-level preparations for the D-Day invasion on June 6, 1944 from the time of Dwight D. Eisenhower's appointment as the Supreme Allied Commander in Europe, to the establishment of the beachhead in Normandy. The film ...
Style: tense, serious, rough, captivating, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: world war two, war, d day, against the odds, human spirit, battles, leadership, soldier, idealism, heroes, heroic mission, basic training ...
Time: post world war two
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The Last Rescue (2015)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: World World II: Shortly after D-Day, three American soldiers and two Army Corps nurses are stranded behind enemy lines. They take a high-ranking German officer as their prisoner and try to orchestrate an escape.
Style: captivating, realistic, tense
Plot: world war two, escape, rescue, evacuation, field hospital, bravery, d day, friendship, soldier, held captive, suspense, rivalry ...
Time: 1940s, year 1944, 20th century
Place: france
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The Pacific (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History, War
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 530 min.
TV show
Story: A 10-part mini-series from the creators of "Band of Brothers" telling the intertwined stories of three Marines during America's battle with the Japanese in the Pacific during World War II.
Style: serious, disturbing, suspenseful, emotional, epic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: world war two, military, war, battlefield, battles, squad, soldier, marines, american soldier, u.s. military, imperial japan, navy ...
Time: 1940s, year 1945, 20th century
Place: pacific ocean, japan, alabama, okinawa, asia ...
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Air Force One (1997)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Russian terrorists conspire to hijack the aircraft with the president and his family on board. The commander in chief finds himself facing an impossible predicament: give in to the terrorists and sacrifice his family, or risk everything to uphold ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, entertaining, intense, serious ...
Audience: girls' night, boys' night
Plot: airplane, hostage, secret service, terrorism, white house, hijacking, terrorist, conspiracy, head of state, president, usa president, suspense ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: russia, washington d.c., afghanistan, germany, moscow russia ...
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Ghost in the Shell: SAC_2045 Sustainable War (2021)
Genre: Animation, Action, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 119 min.
Story: In the year 2045, after an economic disaster known as the Synchronized Global Default, rapid developments in AI propelled the world to enter a state of "Sustainable War". However, the public is not aware of the threat that AI has towards ...
Style: anime, futuristic, tense, captivating, exciting ...
Plot: female warrior, cyborgs, threat, cyberpunk, fight, battles, save the day, artificial intelligence, warrior, a.i., humanity, technology ...
Time: future, 2040s, 21st century
Place: kyoto japan, japan
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Saving Private Ryan (1998)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 169 min.
Story: As U.S. troops storm the beaches of Normandy, three brothers lie dead on the battlefield, with a fourth trapped behind enemy lines. Ranger captain John Miller and seven men are tasked with penetrating German-held territory and bringing the boy home.
Style: epic, realistic, breathtaking, captivating, rough ...
Audience: kids, chick flick
Plot: war, world war two, military, courage, battles, nazi, sniper, army, self sacrifice, d day, friendship, tank ...
Time: 1940s, year 1944, middle ages, 20th century
Place: normandy, poland, germany, france, europe ...
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Crimebusters (1976)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Major Paolo Altieri of the Paratroopers Corps foils the kidnapping of child, but becomes the victim himself of a violent assault by the bandits. He realises that the criminals have used an experimental machine gun that's used only in his own ...
Plot: italian police, strangled to death, attempted kidnapping, assassination attempt, purse snatcher, tailing a suspect, police inspector, snitch, bullying, paratrooper, corpse, conspiracy ...
Time: 70s
Place: rome italy, italy
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The Debt Collector (2018)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A classically-trained martial artist goes to work as a debt collector for the mob. The job seems easy enough, until one “client” pulls him into a situation deeper than could ever be expected.
Style: entertaining, semi serious, humorous, brutal, buddy comedy ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: debt collector, mafia, martial artist, martial arts, gangsters, criminal's revenge, unlikely friendships, dark humor, twists and turns, friendship between men, partners in crime, cons and scams ...
Place: dublin ireland
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A Man Called Sarge (1990)
Genre: Comedy, War
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: In the midst of WWII, a group of half-witted soldiers lead by a slightly smarter sergeant, battle the Germans and especially Von Kraut in the desert.
Style: parody, humorous, biting, not serious, realistic ...
Plot: world war two, military, french foreign legion, battles, suspense, disorder, military life, desert, heroes, escapades, war, soldier ...
Time: year 1942
Place: africa
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Epoch (2001)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Disaster strikes as a specialised team of investigators struggle to find out the truth about a strange monolith which sends out an intercontinental signal.
Style: serious, suspenseful, exciting, captivating
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: evil alien, future dystopia, supernatural, save the world, heroic mission, escapades, race against time, chaos, apocalypse, alien encounter, pregnancy, space travel ...
Time: future, year 2002
Place: himalaya, asia
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Candy (1968)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: Italy, France, USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Based on Terry Southern's satirical novel, a send-up of Voltaire's Candide. Young Candy is a high school girl who seeks truth and meaning in life, encountering a variety of kookie characters and humorous sexual situations in the process.
Style: sexy, psychedelic, humorous, melancholic, stylized ...
Plot: seduction, satire, teenager, naive girl, guru, uncle niece relationship, older man younger woman relationship, obsession, sex, suspense, twists and turns, plot twist ...
Time: 60s, 70s
Place: california, new jersey, new york, usa, europe ...
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Hornets' Nest (1970)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: Italy, USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: An American commando who's the sole survivor of a parachute jump into WWII-era Italy leads a group of children in a campaign of sabotage against the Nazis.
Style: macaroni combat, exciting, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: world war two, war, youth, man on a mission, kidnapping, battles, soldier, military, village, teenage life, countryside, heroic mission ...
Time: 1940s, year 1944
Place: italy, europe
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House of Fools (2002)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance, War
Country: Russia, France
Duration: 104 min.
Story: The war film that's not a war film. A film about the mental institution which backdrop is the Chechen war. A story about the patients living in an institution during the war on the border of Chechnia and Russia during the war. The patients have ...
Style: semi serious, psychological, humorous, realistic, offbeat ...
Plot: mental illness, mental institution, love affair, dark humor, military life, fall in love, war, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, prisoner, schizophrenic, mental disorder, psychopath ...
Time: year 1996
Place: chechnya, russia, afghanistan
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Paratroopers (1977)
Genre: Drama
Country: Israel
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Not everyone is born to be a soldier. Not even in Israel, where universal conscription is the tradition. This movie is about a Sad Sack in the Israeli army, incompetent to complete training and yet incompetent to extricate himself.
Style: realistic, serious, psychological, thought provoking, bleak
Plot: basic training, power relations, army investigation, soldier, misfit, military, military life, hapless soldier, boot camp, officers and cadets, male nudity, suicide ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: israel
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Max Schmeling (2010)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Sport, War
Country: Germany, Croatia
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Based on the true story of Max Schmeling. A national hero in the 1930's when he became World heavyweight champion. He lost favour with the Nazi regime when he lost to a black man, Joe Louis, and is sent to the front in the hope he will be ...
Style: serious, rough, realistic, bleak
Plot: world war two, nazi germany, world champion, anti semitism, athlete's life, fighting the system, sport, hopes, boxing, against humanity, lifestyle, society ...
Time: 1930s, 1940s
Place: europe, new york, hamburg germany, berlin germany, germany ...
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