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, bleak and suspense films and TV shows about / with paratrooper, soldier, military, world war two, murder, death, danger, explosion, blood and violence plots mostly in War, Drama and Action genres shot in USA, France, Italy 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), Ordeal in the Arctic (1993), Epoch (2001), Bloody Sunday (2002), Private Benjamin (1980), For Queen & Country (1988), Lost Command (1966).

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, nazi, zombie, supernatural, fascist, war, violence, wartime, brutality, danger, soldier, survival ...
Time: 1940s, 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, military, military life, battles, sniper, friendship, behind enemy lines, human spirit, war, patriotism, self sacrifice, gory ...
Time: 40s, 20th century, 1940s
Place: germany, europe, france, belgium, netherlands ...
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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: realistic, serious, suspenseful, bleak, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: military, soldier, prison, paratrooper, adventure, prostitute, danger, heroes, espionage, escapades, against humanity, chaos and mayhem ...
Place: italy, germany
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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, paratrooper, nazism, naval officer, european history, firearm, fencing, coffin, explosion, suicide, machine gun, battle ...
Time: year 1941, year 1942, year 1939
Place: prague czech republic, prague, central europe, prague czechoslovakia, europe
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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: serious, suspenseful, tense, captivating, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heroes, military base, war, hapless soldier, battle zone, chases and races, heroic mission, military life, soldier, military, friends, battles ...
Time: 40s, 20th century
Place: europe, germany, normandy
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Ordeal in the Arctic (1993)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Everybody expected military flight Boxtop 22 from Thule into the vast frozen wilderness of Canada's North Western territories to be boring routine, but in a matter of minutes a crash reduces Gulf War veteran pilot Captain John Couch's crew ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: danger, forces of nature, escapades, save the day, rescue, heroes, survival, blizzard, disaster film, co pilot, flare, pilot ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: canada, greenland
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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: suspenseful, serious
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: supernatural, future dystopia, benign alien, alien encounter, heroes, cliche, evil alien, time travel, apocalypse, pregnancy, save the world, space and aliens ...
Time: year 2002
Place: himalaya, asia
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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, captivating, thought provoking, disturbing ...
Plot: civil rights, irish, politics, forced into action, civil action, life is a bitch, conflict, republican, society, urban, ira, state affairs ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1972
Place: ireland, northern ireland, europe, england, california ...
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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, feel good, semi serious, sentimental, funny ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: fish out of water, soldier, basic training, boot camp, starting over, self discovery, military, transformation, gender, misfit, military base, determination ...
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, city life, life is a bitch, interracial relations, unemployment, military life, fighting the system, social decay, buddies, human spirit, urban ghetto life ...
Time: 80s
Place: england, ireland, europe, 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: suspenseful, bleak, serious, realistic, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: soldier, state affairs, war, politics, tough heroes, battles, culture clash, danger, wartime life, chaos and mayhem, rebellion, rebelliousness ...
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, sexual, humorous, offbeat, realistic ...
Plot: sex, obsession, guru, high school, seduction, youth, femme fatale, family problems, teenage life, love and romance, sexual relations, adolescence ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: california, italy, usa, europe, 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: clever, humorous, not serious, witty, biting ...
Plot: rivalry, prince, gigolo, seduction, bet, farce, small town, bank, ambition, small town life, buddies, dishonesty ...
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, bird cage, poison dart, poisoned drink, taxi, car chase, hallucination, slavery, nightclub singer, boat chase, shoot out, paratrooper ...
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: mountain, peasant, commander, dead girl, mars, communist, siren, bombing, secret plan, partisan, paratrooper, mass murder ...
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, british, paratrooper, army, greek, resistance
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: soldier, gunfight, explosion, paratrooper, film within a film, murder, violence, fictional war, terrorism, epic battle, splatter, street shootout
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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: anti fascist, smoke bomb, death by shooting, train station, nazi, resistance, fake identity, catacomb, plan gone wrong, fascist, czech, nazi occupation ...
Time: year 1941, 1940s, year 1942
Place: central europe, prague, prague czechoslovakia, berlin germany, czechoslovakia
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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, paratrooper, tragic event, parachute, hill, village, knife, death, snow, world war two, blood, christmas ...
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: ufo, american soldier, baker, biologist, watchtower, love, police, u.s. army, tank, explosive, garden, martian ...
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: invasion, beach, disarming someone, espionage, flamethrower, military, world war two, explosion, battle, water, knife, d day ...
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: war, foreign legion, rescue, jungle, tough guy, parachute, uniform, french, firearm, imperialism, french soldier, military uniform ...
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, surprise ending, bilingual, romantic ...
Plot: spy, french, resistance, betrayal, love, war, undercover, commander, military, restaurant, soldier, friendship ...
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: thought provoking, tense, suspenseful, sincere, serious ...
Plot: assassination, dehumanization, scapegoat, betrayal, defamation, political corruption, intrigue, political unrest, leadership, heroes, deadly, dishonesty ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1950s
Place: congo, africa, belgium, brussels belgium, latin america ...
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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.
Plot: heroism, explosive, tank, american flag, escape, shot in the back, war crime, dog tag, nazi occupied france, paratrooper, humanity, cowardice ...
Time: year 1944
Place: france
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In Harm's Way (1965)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 165 min.
Story: A naval officer reprimanded after Pearl Harbor is later promoted to rear admiral and gets a second chance to prove himself against the Japanese.
Style: realistic, exciting, suspenseful, serious, factual ...
Plot: naval officer, war, military life, heroic mission, danger, politics, battles, father son relationship, world war two, admiral, second chance, wartime ...
Place: battleship, pearl harbor, hawaii, pacific ocean, san francisco
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Man on the Roof (1976)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Sweden
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A police officer is murdered with a bayonet while staying in hospital. The investigative team, lead by Martin Beck, soon discover that the man had frequently abused suspects as well as civilians but that any complaints had been ignored owing to the ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, bleak, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, investigation, manhunt, hospital, danger, psychopath, police corruption, deadly, law enforcement, partners, master criminal, cliche ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1976
Place: sweden, europe, stockholm sweden
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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, suspenseful, exciting, captivating
Plot: d day, soldier, heroic mission, war, military, heroes, battles, danger, battle zone, mortar, world war two, invasion ...
Time: 40s, 20th century
Place: europe, france, canada, normandy
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Skin of Man, Heart of Beast (1999)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: France
Duration: 94 min.
Story: After fifteen years of absence, a man returns to his family. Five-year-old Aurelie watches the stranger arrive and develops an immediate affinity with him. Her older sister, however, is very suspicious of the intruder and certain that misfortune ...
Style: touching, psychological, realistic, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: mental illness, murder, deadly, family problems, family relations, estrangement, youth, prostitute, siblings relations, haunted by the past, karate, domestic violence ...
Time: 90s
Place: france, europe, algeria, alps
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