Best War TV shows – page 5

Dirilis: Ertugrul (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History, War
Country: Turkey
Duration: 120 min.
TV show
Story: Ertuğrul Bey and the Knights Templar in the 13th century Alba and step and step with the struggle against brutal Mongols depicts the process of establishing the Ottoman principality.
Style: exciting, tense, brutal, suspense, stylized ...
Plot: historical character, betrayal, vengeance, rivalry, adventure, life & death, heroes, military coup, war, crime, father son relationship, twists & turns ...
Time: 14th century, 13th century
Place: turkey
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Halo: The Fall of Reach (2015)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Family, Sci-Fi, War
Country: USA
Duration: 64 min.
TV show
Story: Relive the origin of the legendary Master Chief and the Spartan program in this three-part animated adaptation of one of Halo's most beloved stories. Kidnapped as children and conscripted into a brutal military training and augmentation ...
Style: exciting, serious, tense, stylized, suspenseful ...
Plot: death, soldier, survival, terrorism, battles, terrorist attack, investigation, space and aliens, military, leadership, imaginary, escapades ...
Time: future
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The Monocled Mutineer (1986)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: UK
Duration: 310 min.
TV show
Story: The Monocled Mutineer is a British television series made by the BBC in 1986, and shown on BBC1, the first episode being transmitted on 31 August 1986, intended to head BBC1's autumn season of drama. Viewed by about ten million people, the ...
Plot: world war one, mutiny, trench warfare, class differences, british soldier, murder, rebellion, awol, impostor, execution, british military, british army ...
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Sharpe's Eagle (1993)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History, War
Country: UK
Duration: 100 min.
TV show
Story: Sharpe is a Captain saddled with the South Essex, a battalion run by incompetents and filled with soldiers who have never been in battle. When the South Essex loses its colours (its regimental flag), Sharpe vows to save the honor of the regiment by ...
Style: captivating, exciting, serious, realistic, factual ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: adventure, military, battles, soldier, heroes, state affairs, escapades, war, rebellion, military life, napoleonic wars, rivalry ...
Time: 19th century
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Sharpe's Regiment (1996)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History, War
Country: UK
Duration: 100 min.
TV show
Story: Told his battalion is to be split up due to lack of recruits at home, Sharpe and Harper return to England to investigate. What should have been a simple query turns politically explosive as they come nearer to exposing profiteering on the home front ...
Style: sincere, suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting ...
Plot: napoleonic wars, soldier, military, heroes, tough heroes, political corruption, heroic mission, military life, political unrest, lone wolves, state affairs, adventure ...
Time: 19th century
Place: europe, england
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Lines of Wellington (2012)
Genre: War
Country: Portugal, France
Duration: 170 min.
TV show
Story: In the autumn of 1810, the French forces of Marshal Masséna are invading Portugal and are temporarily halted by the Anglo-Portuguese army under Viscount Wellington at the Battle of Bussaco. As winter approaches, Wellington withdraws his troops ...
Style: epic
Plot: troops, battles, fort, british army, invasion, battle, napoleonic wars, french army
Place: portugal
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 8.8
 6K
Mr. Sunshine (2018)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: South Korea
Duration: 80 min.
TV show
Story: Based in Shinmiyangyo, or the U.S. expedition to Korea in the late 19th century, Mr. Sunshine tells the story of a Korean boy born into a family of a house servant running away to board an American warship, later to return to his homeland as a U.S. ...
Style: captivating, social realism, sentimental, factual
Plot: love triangle, culture clash, patriotism, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, tragic event, betrayal, childhood friend, destiny, propaganda, historical event, wartime, stereotypes ...
Time: 19th century
Place: korea
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Corto Maltese: The Ballad of the Salt Sea (2003)
Genre: Animation
Country: France
Duration: 87 min.
TV show
Story: In 1913, laconic sea captain Corto Maltese, adrift in the Pacific, gets rescued by his bandit friend Rasputin who's taking two rich shipwrecked teens to an island where his boss the Monk will hold them for ransom. WWI complicates things.
Plot: native, captain, world war one, piracy, giant squid, adrift, castaway, wealthy family, court martial, tribe, murder, german ...
Time: 1910s
Place: pacific ocean
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Black Sheep Squadron (1976)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The dramatized World War II adventures of US Major Gregory "Pappy" Boyington and his Marine Attack Squadron 214, AKA The Black Sheep Squadron.
Style: semi serious, realistic, exciting, suspenseful, sitcom
Audience: boys' night
Plot: world war two, military, soldier, american soldier, aviation, escapades, heroes, war, marines, mechanic, danger, adventure ...
Time: 40s, 1940s, 20th century
Place: pacific ocean
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Sharpe's Battle (1995)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History, War
Country: UK
Duration: 100 min.
TV show
Story: When Sharpe is ordered to whip the King of Spain's Irish Royal Brigade into shape, he faces dissent from the men who believe the British are slaughtering their relatives in Ireland and a spy from within.
Style: suspenseful, captivating, exciting, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: military, napoleonic wars, vengeance, wartime life, battle zone, tough heroes, battles, behind enemy lines, military life, officers and cadets, rivalry, adventurer ...
Time: 19th century
Place: spain, europe
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Sharpe's Siege (1996)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History, War
Country: UK
Duration: 100 min.
TV show
Story: Sharpe, with his new commanding officer, is sent to capture a castle when news comes of locals who will rise against Bonaparte. However, he is somewhat distracted by thoughts of his wife whom he was forced to leave while stricken with fever.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, captivating, realistic, serious ...
Plot: napoleonic wars, siege, battles, heroes, british soldier, castle, danger, adventure, military life, war, isolation, heroic mission ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s
Place: france
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Sharpe's Sword (1995)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History, War
Country: UK
Duration: 101 min.
TV show
Story: Sharpe is tasked to protect the most important spy in Lord Wellington's network, but domestic issues, a traumatized young girl, and possible French spies all threaten his success
Style: atmospheric, suspenseful, realistic, serious, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: military, napoleonic wars, behind enemy lines, tough heroes, battles, heroic mission, wartime life, fall in love, battle zone, military life, rivalry, escapades ...
Time: 19th century
Place: europe, spain
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Sharpe's Revenge (1997)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History, War
Country: UK
Duration: 101 min.
TV show
Story: Sharpe is framed as the thief who stole Napolean's gold, and he must clear his name to avoid execution. Meanwhile his wife Jane - urged on by a friend - makes some questionable choices.
Plot: napoleonic wars, british soldier, framed for a crime
Time: 19th century
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Sharpe's Mission (1996)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History, War
Country: UK
Duration: 100 min.
TV show
Story: Sharpe is teamed with a Colonel he helped promote and they are tasked to destroy a powder magazine, but an alliance with the French may threaten their success. Meanwhile, Jane is wearying of the army life and Harper and Ramona are at odds.
Plot: napoleonic wars, british army, scout, traitor, disfigured face, british soldier, journalist
Time: 19th century, 1800s
Place: france
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Corto Maltese: La maison dorée de Samarkand (2004)
Genre: Animation
Country: France
Duration: 79 min.
TV show
Story: Hugo Pratt's famous comics adventurer, Corto Maltese while sojourning in Adana, Turkey, discovers a map to the treasure of Cyrus, an ancient king of Persia. To assist him in his quest, he enlists his old friend/nemesis the unbelievable ...
Plot: historical figure, armenian genocide, army, prison, suicide, red army, lost treasure
Time: 1920s
Place: turkey
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 8.5
 640
Tenko (1981)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Australia, UK
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: Based on real-life experiences, Tenko remains one of the most fondly remembered and acclaimed BBC dramas of the early 1980s. It follows a group of women, formerly comfortably well-off ex-pats living in Singapore, as they are captured by the Japanese ...
Plot: jungle, world war two, prison, soldier, nurse, torture, death, prisoner of war camp, ship wreck, pow, hotel, bombing ...
Time: 1940s
Place: singapore
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Sharpe's Honour (1994)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History, War
Country: UK
Duration: 101 min.
TV show
Story: 1813. Major Sharpe's old enemy, Major Ducos manipulates a beautiful young marquesa into falsely accusing Sharpe of rape. Her husband calls Sharpe out in a duel. But when the husband is found dead the next morning, Sharpe is arrested and brought ...
Style: exciting, tense, atmospheric, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: napoleonic wars, behind enemy lines, battles, heroes, soldier, military, british soldier, escapades, adventure, legal, femme fatale, rescue ...
Time: 19th century, 1810s
Place: europe, france
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The Mahabharata (1989)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Belgium, Australia, USA, Sweden, Portugal, Norway, Netherlands, Japan, Ireland, Iceland, Finland, Denmark, UK, France, Luxembourg
Duration: 318 min.
TV show
Story: One of the great masterpieces of world literature comes to vivid life in an elaborate production from acclaimed theater and film innovator Peter Brook. This collection of ancient Sanskrit stories (composed into the longest book ever written) ...
Style: epic, stylized, atmospheric, realistic, serious ...
Plot: battles, legends and myths, battle, mythology, rivalry, escapades, uninhibited rivalry, human nature, heroic mission, society, state affairs, family feud ...
Time: ancient history
Place: india, asia
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Liberty's Kids (2002)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Family, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Liberty's Kids is an animated educational historical fiction television series produced by DIC Entertainment, originally broadcast on PBS Kids from September 2, 2002 to April 4, 2003, although PBS continued to air reruns until August 2004. The ...
Style: educational, captivating, semi serious, realistic
Audience: kids, teens
Plot: american revolution, journalism, slavery, french, idealism, adventure, leadership, native americans, revolution, native, patriotism, americana ...
Time: 18th century, 1770s
Place: philadelphia
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The Great Seljuks: Guardians of Justice (2020)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Turkey
Duration: 120 min.
TV show
Story: The growth of the great Seljuk Empire. An epic journey with love, secrets and struggle for the pursuit of order in the world and justice.
Style: realistic, atmospheric, stylized, serious, captivating ...
Plot: sultan, turk, muslim, conquering, battles, roman empire, fight scenes, koran, trap, assassin, sword, archer ...
Time: 11th century
Place: turkey
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World War II: When Lions Roared (1994)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 194 min.
TV show
Story: Based upon the actual cables between Washington, London and Moscow during the Second World War, this TV-movie examines the relationship between the leaders of these countries throughout the conflict. Franklin D. Roosevelt (John Lithgow), Winston ...
Style: disturbing, clever, sincere, captivating, thought provoking ...
Plot: world war two, josef stalin, leadership, heroes, ambition, war, politics, head of state, against humanity, military, state affairs, orphan ...
Time: 1940s, 40s
Place: europe, germany, ussr, britain, usa ...
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 8.1
 71K
The Tudors (2007)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: Ireland, Canada, USA, UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The Tudors is a history-based drama series following the young, vibrant King Henry VIII, a competitive and lustful monarch who navigates the intrigues of the English court and the human heart with equal vigor and justifiable suspicion.
Style: stylized, captivating, serious, sexual, realistic ...
Plot: historical character, queen, royal court, king, royal family, love triangle, intrigue, throne, betrayal, king of england, aristocracy, siblings relations ...
Time: 16th century, 1500s, renaissance
Place: england, europe
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 8.3
 985
Three Kingdoms (2010)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: China
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Three Kingdoms is a Chinese television series based on the events in the late Eastern Han Dynasty and the Three Kingdoms period. The plot is based on Luo Guanzhong's classical novel Romance of the Three Kingdoms, the historical text Records of ...
Style: captivating, factual, tense, psychological
Plot: chinese, court intrigue, politics, rise to power, political conflict, battles, heroes, hypocrisy, mercenary, combat, envy, duel ...
Place: ancient china
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Sharpe's Gold (1995)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History, War
Country: UK
Duration: 101 min.
TV show
Story: Sharpe is sent on a mission to exchange rifles for deserters with a strange band of Spanish guerillas. He also has to chaperone two women looking for their missing husband.
Style: atmospheric, suspenseful, captivating, exciting, realistic ...
Plot: napoleonic wars, behind enemy lines, battles, soldier, heroes, military, adventurer, british soldier, tough heroes, adventure, escapades, war ...
Time: 19th century
Place: spain, europe
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Sharpe's Justice (1997)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History, War
Country: UK
Duration: 100 min.
TV show
Story: Napoleon has been exiled to Elba, the English have returned from the wars, and Major Richard Sharpe finds himself in a sort of exile to lead a company of Yorkshire Yeomen. His duties include protecting mill owners from restless workers who are on ...
Plot: mill, british soldier, revenge, british army, fictional biography, half brother, homecoming
Time: 19th century, 1800s
Place: yorkshire
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Edward the King (1975)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: UK
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: Edward the Seventh is a 1975 television drama series, made by ATV in 13 episodes. Based on the biography of Edward VII by Philip Magnus, it starred Timothy West as the elder Edward VII and Simon Gipps-Kent and Charles Sturridge as Edward in his ...
Style: epic, emotional, gloomy, captivating, serious ...
Plot: state affairs, head of state, parents and children, royal family, royal court, family relations, queen victoria, troubled youth, politics, teen angst, father son relationship, royalty ...
Time: 20th century, 19th century, edwardian era, victorian era
Place: england, britain
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 8.2
 4K
Wounded Love (2016)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: Turkey
Duration: 120 min.
TV show
Story: Azize finds herself with her 3 children and mother-in-law in a difficult fight. She raises her children while fighting the difficulties of the war period and her husband's absence whom she loves more than anything. It's about war, love, ...
Style: touching, captivating, suspense, tense, surprise ending ...
Plot: marriage, spy, death, conspiracy, family relations, kidnapping, strong female lead, secret, secret mission, deception, undercover, patriot ...
Time: 1910s, 1920s, year 1919
Place: turkey, greece
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 7.0
 408
Lincoln (1988)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 188 min.
TV show
Story: After arriving in Washington in 1861 after his election, Abraham Lincoln struggles with personal and political problems during his Presidency. Originally titled "Lincoln", the name of this miniseries was changed to "Gore Vidal's ...
Style: emotional, clever, captivating, talky, serious ...
Plot: american civil war, politics, assassination, abraham lincoln, society, head of state, hopes, ambition, state affairs, leadership, rise to the top, white house ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s, year 1865
Place: usa
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Corto Maltese: The Celts (2004)
Genre: Animation
Country: France
Duration: 78 min.
TV show
Story: Anthology of four Corto Maltese shorts set in WWI Europe. In 1915, World War I has spread throughout Europe and other parts of the world. Maltese-born laconic adventurer Corto Maltese is not bothered by it, however, since he's preoccupied with ...
Style: anthology, suspense, tense, captivating, visually appealing ...
Plot: save the world, spy, world war one, corruption, coast, legend, gold, stolen gold, adventuress, battles, myth, historical event ...
Time: 1910s, year 1915
Place: england, europe, france
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Winston Churchill: The Wilderness Years (1981)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Winston Churchill: The Wilderness Years is an 8-part 1981 drama serial based on the life of Winston Churchill, and particularly his years in enforced exile from political position during the 1920s and 30s. It was written and directed by Ferdinand ...
Plot: british history, exile, world war two, member of parliament, british soldier, prime minister, political leader, british politics
Time: 1920s, 1930s
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