Best War TV shows – page 4

The Saboteurs (2015)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Norway, Denmark, UK, Czech Republic, Sweden
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: The story about the heavy water war unfolds during the prolouge, eruption and the end of the second world war. We follow the story of the the key personnel in the race of who develops the atomic bomb first.
Style: captivating, serious, realistic, suspenseful, tense
Plot: world war two, atomic bomb, danger, ambition, heroic mission, inventions and discoveries, moral dilemma, military, soldier, bomb, resistance, chemistry ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 40s, 1930s
Place: norway, europe, scotland, germany, england
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Rome: Rise and Fall of an Empire (2008)
Genre: Documentary, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: A thirteen hour series which focuses on the Germanic, Britannic and other barbarian tribal wars with Rome which ultimately led to the decline and fall of the Roman Empire. This series is centered on the campaigns and battles with the barbarian ...
Style: serious, epic, realistic, captivating, exciting
Plot: roman soldier, julius caesar, rebellion, decay, murder, corruption, betrayal, invasion, emperor, tyranny, barbarian, roman empire ...
Place: rome italy, england
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The State Within (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller, War
Country: UK
Duration: 360 min.
TV show
Story: Ambassador to Washington is the pinnacle of success in the Foreign Office and the position is offered to only the brightest and the best. But Ambassador Mark Brydon finds his skills tested to the limits when, following a major diplomatic incident, ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, tense
Plot: politics, coup d'etat, terrorism, cover up, fbi, diplomacy, manipulations, manipulation, crimes, danger, political intrigue, political conspiracy ...
Place: washington d.c., usa, pentagon, iraq
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American Dreams (2002)
Genre: Drama, Family, History, Music, Romance, War
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: American Dreams is an American television drama program broadcast on the NBC television network, produced by Once A Frog and Dick Clark Productions in association with Universal Network Television and NBC Studios. The series was created by Jonathan ...
Style: serious, sentimental, touching, sincere, realistic ...
Plot: generation gap, interracial relations, family relations, coming of age, parents and children, friendship, hopes, love and romance, follow your dream, dysfunctional family, human spirit, siblings relations ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: philadelphia, usa
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Valley of Tears (2020)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Israel
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: On October 6th 1973, the Middle East was shaken by the biggest war it had ever seen. A war that should have been the last one, and that forever changed the region.
Style: disturbing, captivating, suspense, tense
Plot: war, israeli army, military, struggle for survival, fight for supremacy, military life, fight, soldier, battles, military base, protector, power struggle ...
Time: year 1973
Place: israel, middle east
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The Road We Have Taken (2009)
Genre: War
Country: China
TV show
Story: Nation affairs, family affairs and outstanding soldiers In 1925, two brothers Yang Liren and Yang Chanqing successively left their home for Guangzhou to make a living. With the help of his elder sister Chanhua and CPC members Qu En and Qu Xia, ...
Style: suspense, captivating, psychological, disturbing, tense
Plot: dysfunctional family, family conflict, revolution, family problems, disagreement, wartime life, revolutionary, conflict, showdown, relationship problems, wartime, military ...
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It Ain't Half Hot Mum (1974)
Genre: Comedy, War
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: The comic adventures of a group of misfits who form an extremely bad concert party touring the hot and steamy jungles of Burma entertaining the troops during World War II.
Style: sitcom
Plot: world war two, entertainer, army, british humour, military, desert, british empire, sergeant, camp, jungle, servant, satire ...
Time: 1940s
Place: india, asia, burma, southeast asia
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 6.4
 1K
New Worlds (2014)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: UK
TV show
Story: The 1680s bring a new king, Restoration and more tyranny. In Massachusetts, a robber's son falls for an anti-monarchist. In England, young lady falls for an outlaw.
Style: emotional, captivating, realistic, tense, psychological ...
Plot: state affairs, new world, rebellion, political unrest, social differences, idealism, love and romance, society, family relations, colony, aristocracy, duke ...
Time: 17th century
Place: england, new england, massachusetts
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Joan of Arc (1999)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: Canada
Duration: 180 min.
TV show
Story: Ten years before her death, Joan hears voices. Six years later, from the village of Domremy, she begins her mission to unite France under King Charles. First she leads a defense of Vaucouleurs against the Burgundians, then obtains safe passage to ...
Style: serious, bleak, captivating, inspirational, epic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: joan of arc, betrayal, bishop, sword, maid, politics, ambition, rescue, adventure, state affairs, strong female presence, a vision ...
Time: 15th century, 1400s, future
Place: france, europe, england, paris france, new orleans
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 8.8
 28K
The Boat (1985)
Genre: Drama, Thriller, War
Country: West Germany, France, UK, Italy
Duration: 293 min.
TV show
Story: Life aboard a German U-Boat during World War II.
Style: bleak, gloomy, suspenseful, rough, serious ...
Plot: world war two, underwater, submarine, navy, ocean or sea, battles, adventure, soldier, military, underwater scene, nazism, confined ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s, year 1941
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 7.6
 2K
Queen (1993)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance, War
Country: USA
Duration: 282 min.
TV show
Story: A plantation owner's son falls in love with a slave named Easter and together they have a Mixed race daughter named Queen. As Queen grows up, she faces the struggle of trying to fit into the troubled world around her. She tries passing for ...
Style: captivating, thought provoking, uplifting, serious, realistic ...
Plot: slavery, white male black female relationship, civil war, family relations, interracial relations, plantation, social injustice, slave, discrimination, americana, american civil war, social differences ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century, 1800s
Place: southern usa
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The Blue and the Gray (1982)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 381 min.
TV show
Story: This movie is also in existance as a 3 part miniseries. America just before and during the Civil War, as seen through the eyes of an artist correspondent. The plot revolves around the families of two sisters; Maggie Geyser and Evelyn Hale. The ...
Style: realistic, serious, disturbing, captivating, exciting ...
Plot: american civil war, battles, family life, working class, military, society, rebellion, brother brother relationship, standoff, showdown, slavery, war ...
Time: 19th century
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Anne of Green Gables: The Continuing Story (2000)
Genre: Drama, Family, Romance, War
Country: Canada
Duration: 185 min.
TV show
Story: The continuing adventures of Anne Shirley in New York and in France during World War I.
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, suspenseful, exciting
Plot: rich and poor, espionage, world war one, love and romance, rise to the top, battles, family relations, missing person, couple relations, writer's life, romance, couples ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, year 1915, year 1919, year 1918
Place: canada, new york, france, usa, europe ...
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Lipstick on Your Collar (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Musical, War
Country: UK
Duration: 360 min.
TV show
Story: Musical black comedy set during the Suez Crisis, written by Dennis Potter.
Style: surreal, feel good, humorous, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: office, workplace romance, translator, dream, army, love and romance, daydreamer, looking for love, wartime life, twentysomething life, workplace situations, love triangle ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1950s
Place: england, london
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A Touch of Green (2015)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Taiwan
TV show
Story: The drama tells the story of air force pilots and their families from 1945 to 1971. As the husbands embarked on patriotic missions to fight against the enemies, their families must content with horror of wars, mass emigration to distant land, and ...
Style: disturbing, captivating, suspense
Plot: air battle, pilot, fighter pilot, air force, patriotism, battles, aerial combats, soldier, social injustice, social problems, social relations, military life ...
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 7.2
 3K
Rebellion (2016)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Ireland
Duration: 258 min.
TV show
Story: Rebellion is a five part serial drama about the birth of modern Ireland. The story is told from the perspectives of a group of fictional characters who live through the political events of the 1916 Easter Rising.
Plot: world war one, rebellion, british empire
Time: 1910s
Place: ireland, dublin ireland
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Code Geass: Lelouch of the Rebellion (2006)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Japan has been invaded and conquered by the Britannian Empire. Japan is now known as Area 11 and its citizens known as Elevens. The Britannian Empire takes away Japan's autonomous power and imposes its rule through the use of Knightmares. The ...
Style: stylized, suspenseful, rough, futuristic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: rebellion, young heroes, mind control, battles, siblings relations, rebelliousness, youth, vengeance, supernatural ability, civil rights, military, prince ...
Time: future
Place: japan, asia, kyoto japan
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1066: The Battle for Middle Earth (2009)
Genre: Action, History, War
Country: UK
Duration: 150 min.
TV show
Story: October 14th, 1066 is the most famous date in English history. It is the year of TWO invasions of England, and in which three huge and bloody pitched battles were fought
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, exciting, epic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: battles, war, military, rivalry, invasion, state affairs, danger, political unrest, cruelty, bravery, king, fight ...
Time: middle ages, 11th century
Place: england, europe, normandy, norway, flanders
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War & Peace (1972)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: UK
Duration: 890 min.
TV show
Story: The classic BBC dramatisation of Tolstoy's epic story of love and loss set against the backdrop of the Napoleonic Wars. Anthony Hopkins heads the cast as Pierre Bezuhov (a role for which he won the 1972 Best Actor BAFTA); Morag Hood is the ...
Style: epic, contemplative, exciting, intellectual, serious ...
Plot: soldier, napoleonic wars, life is a bitch, romance, state affairs, love and romance, society, leadership, military, war, battles, prince ...
Time: 19th century
Place: russia
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Sharpe's Challenge (2006)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History, War
Country: UK
Duration: 138 min.
TV show
Story: Sean Bean is back as the swashbuckling hero in Sharpe's Challenge, an action packed mini-series to be shot on location in Rajasthan, India. Two years after the Duke of Wellington crushes Napoleon at Waterloo, dispatches from India tell of a ...
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: adventurer, soldier, rivalry, heroic mission, hotshot hero, battlefield, political unrest, daring rescue, danger, escapades, state affairs, investigation ...
Time: 19th century
Place: india, asia
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Sharpe's Company (1994)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History, War
Country: UK
Duration: 100 min.
TV show
Story: Spain 1812 The Duke of Wellington plans to lay siege to Badajoz. A murderous figure from Sharpe's past uses a beautiful woman revenge himself on Sharpe, now the father of her child. Sharpe has reason to be happy, he holds his daughter for the ...
Style: realistic, serious, rough, atmospheric, suspenseful ...
Plot: napoleonic wars, heroes, soldier, military, siege, british soldier, tough heroes, family relations, adventure, rivalry, lone wolves, danger ...
Time: 19th century, 1810s
Place: spain, europe
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 8.2
 7K
Wolf (2018)
Genre: Action, Thriller, War
Country: Turkey
Duration: 80 min.
TV show
Story: Tasked with risky missions across Turkey, members of a special-operations police unit confront danger and tragedy both on the field and at home.
Style: based on true events, disturbing, tense, suspenseful, suspense ...
Plot: military, police, danger, fear, society, showdown, heroes, political unrest, fight, power struggle, turk, wartime ...
Time: 2010s, 21st century
Place: turkey
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Peter the Great (1986)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 371 min.
TV show
Story: This is the story of Peter I, Tsar of Russia from 1682, and the constant struggle between him, his sister Sophia and the Streltsy, an important Russian military corp. The story depicts the efforts of Peter in transforming Russia in an "all ...
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, atmospheric
Plot: ruler, fight for supremacy, leadership, ego clash, rise to the top, heroes, war, state affairs, ambition, family feud, royal court, royal family ...
Time: 18th century, 17th century
Place: russia
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The Devil's Whore (2008)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: UK, South Africa
Duration: 55 min.
TV show
Story: Set between the years 1642 and 1660, "The Devil's Whore" charts the progress of the English Civil War through the eyes of the a 17 year old girl, the fictional Angelica Fanshawe.
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, epic, stylized
Plot: sexual tension, political unrest, treason, revolution, civil war, battles, rebellion, state affairs, betrayal, husband wife relationship, parliament, throne ...
Time: 17th century, 1600s
Place: england, europe, london
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Sharpe's Waterloo (1997)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History, War
Country: UK
Duration: 101 min.
TV show
Story: Based on the novel by Bernard Cornwell, "Sharpe's Waterloo" brings maverick British officer Lt. Col. Richard Sharpe to his last fight against the French, in June of 1815.
Style: exciting, captivating, realistic, serious, rough ...
Plot: napoleonic wars, battles, military, heroes, lone wolves, military life, battle zone, infidelity, couples, uninhibited rivalry, escapades, rivalry ...
Time: 19th century, 1810s
Place: belgium, europe
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Helen of Troy (2003)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Romance, War
Country: USA
Duration: 175 min.
TV show
Story: When Paris of Troy abducts the beautiful Helen, wife of Spartan King Menelaus, the trojan war begins.
Style: exciting, semi serious, epic, captivating, tense ...
Plot: romance, greek mythology, battles, heroes, love, fall in love, legends and myths, state affairs, master warrior, dishonesty, betrayal, battle ...
Time: ancient history
Place: ancient greece
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Sharpe's Peril (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History, War
Country: UK
Duration: 102 min.
TV show
Story: Our story begins at the end of Sharpe's Challenge. Sharpe and Harper are en route to Madras when they encounter a baggage train from the East India Company traveling through hostile territory. Chitu, a legendary bandit leader in control of the ...
Style: captivating, exciting, serious, disturbing, realistic
Plot: military, heroes, battles, heroic mission, danger, adventure, military life, escapades, british soldier, soldier, napoleonic wars, battlefield ...
Time: 19th century
Place: india
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 7.3
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Rough Riders (1997)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, War, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 240 min.
TV show
Story: In 1898 the US government decided to intervene on the side of the Cuban rebels in their struggle against Spanish rule. Assistant Navy Secretary Theodore Roosevelt decides to experience the war first hand by promoting and joining a volunteer cavalry ...
Style: realistic, serious, sincere, captivating, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: american history, battles, soldier, military, civil war, heroic mission, political unrest, military life, state affairs, war, white house, leadership ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s
Place: cuba, latin america, new mexico, san antonio texas
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Sharpe's Rifles (1993)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History, War
Country: UK
Duration: 102 min.
TV show
Story: During the Peninsular War in Spain against the French, Sergeant Richard Sharpe saves the life of Arthur Wellesley, the future Duke of Wellington and is promoted to Lieutenant. In order to pay the troops Wellesley needs a money draft from the banker ...
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, suspenseful
Plot: napoleonic wars, battles, military, adventure, escapades, war, wartime life, british army, soldier, heroes, promotion, military life ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s
Place: portugal
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Sharpe's Enemy (1994)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History, War
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
TV show
Story: Portugal 1813. A band of deserters, including Sharpe's old enemy, Obadiah Hakeswill, have captured two women, one the wife of a high-ranking English officer, and are holding them hostage for ransom. Sharpe is given the 60th Rifles and a Rocket ...
Style: serious, captivating, suspenseful, realistic, exciting
Plot: napoleonic wars, military, soldier, heroes, british soldier, heroic mission, captivity, kidnapping, daring rescue, war, crimes, confined ...
Time: 19th century, 1810s
Place: portugal, europe
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