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, talky, dramatic and tense films and TV shows about / with paratrooper, soldier, military, world war two, murder, war, death, violence, explosion and brutality plots mostly in War, Drama and Action genres shot in USA, UK, France and other countries.
paratrooper movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as paratrooper: Overlord (2018), Band of Brothers (2001), Warriors Five (1962), The Man with the Iron Heart (2017), Bloody Sunday (2002), Streamers (1983), Red Dawn (1984), The Longest Day (1962), Come and See (1985), A Bridge Too Far (1977).

List of paratrooper movies

Overlord (2018)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror, Mystery, 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: absurd, macabre, suspense, twists and turns, bleak
Plot: paratrooper, supernatural, zombie, weapons, brutality, war, nazi, serum, soldier, fascist, evil dead, monsters ...
Time: year 1944
Place: france, normandy
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Band of Brothers (2001)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 594 min.
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: epic, suspenseful, serious, rough, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: soldier, battles, military, military life, war, human spirit, friendship, behind enemy lines, self sacrifice, gory, sniper, patriotism ...
Time: 40s, 20th century, 1940s
Place: germany, europe, france, belgium, paris france ...
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Warriors Five (1962)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: Italy, France, Yugoslavia
Duration: 84 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: serious, exciting, realistic, bleak, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: paratrooper, soldier, prison, military, war, heroes, prostitute, battle zone, adventure, espionage, chaos and mayhem, against humanity ...
Place: germany, italy
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Pathfinders: In the Company of Strangers (2011)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Untold and lost history. A true story of the American Pathfinders, the volunteer paratroopers whose deadly mission was to land 30 minutes before the Normandy invasion, locate and mark strategic "drop zones" and set up the top-secret ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, epic, captivating, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: soldier, heroic mission, paratrooper, d day, battle zone, war, military life, military base, battles, danger, heroes, military ...
Time: 20th century, 40s
Place: europe, germany, normandy
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The Man with the Iron Heart (2017)
Genre: Action, Biography, Thriller, War
Country: USA, France, UK, Belgium
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: bloody
Plot: assassination, nazism, nazi, resistance, assassin, church, fascist, world war two, european history, paratrooper, crypt, czech history ...
Time: year 1941, year 1942, year 1939
Place: prague czech republic, central europe, prague czechoslovakia, prague, europe
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Bloody Sunday (2002)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: UK, Ireland
Duration: 107 min.
Story: The dramatised story of the Irish civil rights protest march on January 30 1972 which ended in a massacre by British troops.
Style: realistic, bleak, serious, rough, captivating ...
Plot: civil rights, politics, irish, fighting the system, gory, human spirit, urban, political unrest, injustice, life is a bitch, society, state affairs ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1972
Place: ireland, northern ireland, europe, england, california ...
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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.
Plot: soviet army, military training, paratrooper, military uniform, forest, war game, military, criminal
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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: disturbing, serious, realistic, talky, psychological
Plot: vietnam war, soldier, racism, military, violence spree, war, innocence lost, interracial relations, military life, social decay, injustice, society ...
Time: 1960s
Place: vietnam, asia
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Red Dawn (1984)
Genre: Action, Drama
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: realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, kids
Plot: small town, invasion, war, survival, gas station, adventure, young heroes, cult, red army, heroic mission, battles, against the odds ...
Time: future, 80s, 20th century, near future
Place: colorado, usa, latin america, russia
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The Longest Day (1962)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 178 min.
Story: The retelling of June 6, 1944, from the perspectives of the Germans, US, British, Canadians, and the Free French. Marshall Erwin Rommel, touring the defenses being established as part of the Reich's Atlantic Wall, notes to his officers that ...
Style: epic, realistic, captivating, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: soldier, resistance, d day, steel helmet, war, allies, invasion, navy, military, german, military life, battle zone ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, year 1944, 1940s
Place: normandy, france, europe, england, english channel ...
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Come and See (1985)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Soviet Union, Belarus
Duration: 142 min.
Story: The invasion of a village in Byelorussia by German forces sends young Florya into the forest to join the weary Resistance fighters, against his family's wishes. There he meets a girl, Glasha, who accompanies him back to his village. On ...
Style: bleak, surreal, realistic, disturbing, atmospheric ...
Plot: against humanity, atrocity, genocide, anti war, insanity, surrealism, teenage girl, wehrmacht, holocaust, war, war crime, survival ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, year 1943, 1940s
Place: russia, europe, germany, poland
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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, suspenseful, serious, rough ...
Plot: allies, soldier, bridge, army, tank, war, behind enemy lines, map, military, heroic mission, danger, german ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s, year 1944
Place: netherlands, germany, europe, holland, poland ...
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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
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: a.i., benign alien, adventure, race against time, save the world, alien encounter, apocalypse, future dystopia, heroic mission, space travel, time travel, chases and races ...
Time: year 2002
Place: asia, himalaya
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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: humorous, semi serious, feel good, sentimental, funny ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: fish out of water, soldier, basic training, military, transformation, starting over, boot camp, self discovery, military base, determination, empowerment, change ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: usa, paris france
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For Queen & Country (1988)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A retired British soldier struggles to adjust to everyday life, with increasing difficulty.
Style: bleak, serious, realistic, gloomy, rough ...
Plot: soldier, racism, human spirit, everyday life, sexual abuse, military life, urban ghetto, social decay, urban, unemployment, urban ghetto life, working class ...
Time: 80s
Place: england, europe, ireland, london
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Lost Command (1966)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: The film begins with the final moments of the Battle of Dien Bien Phu in 1954, when the final assault of Viet Minh is imminent. The weakened French garrison awaits reinforcements that arrive with a single plane under the command of Major De ...
Style: serious, bleak, realistic, rough, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: soldier, gory, war, leadership, terrorism, anti war, basic training, chaos and mayhem, military life, political unrest, wartime life, battles ...
Time: 40s
Place: vietnam, asia, algeria
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Candy (1968)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: Italy, France, USA
Duration: 115 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, humorous, sexual, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: sex, obsession, seduction, high school, guru, sexual relations, teenage life, femme fatale, love and romance, youth, family problems, adolescence ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: california, europe, usa, italy, new york ...
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Bedtime Story (1964)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Benson, is a Casanova who tricks women into having sex with him before leaving them. He is content with his game until he meets Jamison, a real operator who poses as an exiled prince and not only gets women to share his bed but also to give him ...
Style: humorous, not serious, dark humor, realistic, clever ...
Plot: gigolo, prince, farce, seduction, bet, rivalry, buddies, romance, hidden identity, bank, small town, womanizer ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: french riviera
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Three Golden Serpents (1969)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Thriller
Country: Italy, West Germany, Thailand, USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Female American tourists are being kidnapped by a crime ring headed by a beautiful Asian woman. They're drugged and then sent to an island where they are kept as sex slaves to be used by wealthy tourists. Two agents are dispatched to rescue the ...
Plot: criminal, car chase, hallucination, alligator, midget, american abroad, taxi, taxi driver, empty gun, opium, teenage prostitute, locked in a room ...
Place: thailand
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The Descent upon Drvar (1963)
Genre: War
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 105 min.
Story: German forces in Yugoslavia set out to destroy the stronghold of Tito with a traitor's help, but are overcome by Partisan resistance.
Style: epic
Plot: russian, doctor, world war two, fear, blood, cold the temperature, communist, mars, typhus, secret plan, victory, siren ...
Place: bosnia, yugoslavia
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Hell in the Aegean (1970)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Country: Spain, Greece, Italy
Duration: 86 min.
Story: The picture is set during Battle of Greece and Crete Battle in 1941, after the fall of the mainland when the Germans entered Athens.
Plot: spy, world war two, paratrooper, army, resistance, greek, british
Time: year 1941
Place: battleship, greece
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Invasion Force (1990)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A film crew shooting a movie finds itself battling against terrorists trying to take over a city.
Style: surprise ending
Plot: fictional war, epic battle, terrorism, paratrooper, splatter, gunfight, soldier, street shootout, violence, murder, explosion, film within a film
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The Assassination (1965)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, Thriller, War
Country: Czechoslovakia
Duration: 104 min.
Story: The assassination of Heydrich in Prague during WWII.
Plot: bomb, world war two, soldier, czech history, pointing a gun on someone, fake name, czech abroad, horse riding, cigar smoking, secret, friendship between men, funeral ...
Time: year 1941, 1940s, year 1942
Place: central europe, prague, prague czechoslovakia, czechoslovakia, berlin germany
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Who's That Soldier? (1988)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Czechoslovakia
Duration: 85 min.
Plot: soldier, wedding, boys and girls, beret, paratrooper, military uniform
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The Feast (1967)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 83 min.
Story: In a Serbian village on Christmas Day in 1943, the Chetniks accept two downed American pilots and give them hospitality. However, finding out that the Germans are looking for pilots, the Chetniks change their attitude towards them.
Plot: black, knife, paratrooper, tragic event, hill, death, murder, escape, parachute, village, blood, world war two ...
Place: serbia, yugoslavia
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Warum die UFOs unseren Salat klauen (1980)
Genre: Comedy, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: West Germany
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A special kind of salad gives people superpowers.
Plot: watchtower, baker, biologist, police, love, male female relationship, salad, explosive, film within a film, tank, u.s. army, garden ...
Place: west berlin west germany
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Hell in Normandy (1968)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 89 min.
Story: The movie is set during World War II in the days just prior to the D-Day invasion. A special parachute unit is sent to destroy a German flame thrower installation on Omaha Beach.
Plot: beach, invasion, military, world war two, gun, street shootout, fire, explosion, battle, water, knife, main character dies ...
Time: 1940s
Place: normandy, europe
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Operation Leopard (1980)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, War
Country: France
Duration: 96 min.
Story: In May 1978, the mining town of Kolwezi in Katanga, Zaire (now Democratic Republic of Congo, the former Belgian Congo) is under attack from a group of communist guerillas coming from nearby Angola. The Europeans who work for the Belgian mining ...
Plot: foreign legion, war, imperialism, firearm, french soldier, military uniform, paratrooper, uniform, parachute, tough guy, commando raid, french foreign legion ...
Place: congo
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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: suspense, tragic ending, bilingual, surprise ending, romantic ...
Plot: spy, french, resistance, betrayal, love, war, race against time, death, deception, massacre, danger, soldier ...
Time: 1940s, year 1942
Place: france, north africa, morocco, london, england ...
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Lumumba (2000)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: France, Belgium, Germany, Haiti
Duration: 115 min.
Story: The true story of the rise to power and brutal assassination of the formerly vilified and later redeemed leader of the independent Congo, Patrice Lumumba. Using newly discovered historical evidence, Haitian-born and later Congo-raised writer and ...
Style: serious, realistic, sincere, thought provoking, biting ...
Plot: assassination, betrayal, intrigue, political corruption, defamation, scapegoat, dehumanization, political unrest, injustice, ambition, crimes, deadly ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1950s
Place: congo, africa, belgium, brussels belgium, latin america ...
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