Movies about military bases

Movies about military bases
List of the best films about military bases according to the audience: The Outpost, Biloxi Blues, Major Payne, Pearl Harbor, Battle: Los Angeles, Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb, The Kill Team, Greyhound, G.I. Jane, The Titan.

In the top there are new films of 2020, a plot description and trailers for films that have already been released.

Genre
Country
The Outpost (2020)
Markimdb: 6.8
Genreaction, drama, military, history
CountryUSA, Bulgaria

A small unit of U.S. soldiers, alone at the remote Combat Outpost Keating, located deep in the valley of three mountains in Afghanistan, battles to defend against an overwhelming force of Taliban fighters in a coordinated attack. The Battle of Kamdesh, as it was known, was the bloodiest American engagement of the Afghan War in 2009 and Bravo Troop 3-61 CAV became one of the most decorated units of the 19-year conflict.

Biloxi Blues (1988)
Markimdb: 6.6
Genrecomedy
CountryUSA
Duration01:46

During the Second World War, Eugene enlists in the US Army during the last year of the War and is sent to basic training in Biloxi Mississippi. There he must live with a variety of fellow soldiers while enduring the whims of a mentally unstable drill sergeant.

Major Payne (1995)
Markimdb: 6.3
Genrecomedy, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration01:35

Major Benson Winifred Payne is being discharged from the Marines. Payne is a killin' machine, but the wars of the world are no longer fought on the battlefield. A career Marine, he has no idea what to do as a civilian, so his commander finds him a job - commanding officer of a local school's JROTC program, a bunch of ragtag losers with no hope.

Pearl Harbor (2001)
Markimdb: 6.2
Genreaction, melodrama, drama, military, history
CountryUSA
Duration03:03

The lifelong friendship between Rafe McCawley and Danny Walker is put to the ultimate test when the two ace fighter pilots become entangled in a love triangle with beautiful Naval nurse Evelyn Johnson. But the rivalry between the friends-turned-foes is immediately put on hold when they find themselves at the center of Japan's devastating attack on Pearl Harbor on Dec. 7, 1941.

Battle: Los Angeles (2011)
Markimdb: 5.7
Genrefantastic, action
CountryUSA
Duration01:51

The Earth is attacked by unknown forces. As people everywhere watch the world's great cities fall, Los Angeles becomes the last stand for mankind in a battle no one expected. It's up to a Marine staff sergeant and his new platoon to draw a line in the sand as they take on an enemy unlike any they've ever encountered before.

Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb (1964)
Markimdb: 8.4
Genrefantastic, thriller, comedy
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration01:35

After the insane General Jack D. Ripper initiates a nuclear strike on the Soviet Union, a war room full of politicians, generals and a Russian diplomat all frantically try to stop the nuclear strike.

The Kill Team (2019)
Markimdb: 6
Genreaction, thriller, drama, military, biography
CountrySpain, USA, United Kingdom

When Andrew Briggman—a young soldier in the US invasion of Afghanistan—witnesses other recruits killing innocent civilians under the direction of a sadistic Sergeant, he considers reporting them to higher-ups. However, the heavily-armed and increasingly-violent platoon becomes suspicious that someone in their ranks has turned on them, and Andrew begins to fear that he'll be the next target.

Greyhound (2020)
Markimdb: 7
Genreaction, military, history
CountryUSA, China, Canada

A first-time captain leads a convoy of allied ships carrying thousands of soldiers across the treacherous waters of the “Black Pit” to the front lines of WW2. With no air cover protection for 5 days, the captain and his convoy must battle the surrounding enemy Nazi U-boats in order to give the allies a chance to win the war.

G.I. Jane (1997)
Markimdb: 6
Genreaction, drama, military
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
Duration02:05

A female Senator succeeds in enrolling a woman into Combined Reconnaissance Team training where everyone expects her to fail.

The Titan (2018)
Markimdb: 4.8
Genrefantastic, thriller, melodrama, drama, detective
CountryUnited Kingdom, Spain, USA, Germany
Duration02:22

On a bleak future Earth, a soldier endures a radical genetic transformation to save humanity. But his wife fears he's becoming more creature than man.

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Full Metal Jacket (1987)
Markimdb: 8.3
Genredrama, military
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration01:56

A pragmatic U.S. Marine observes the dehumanizing effects the U.S.-Vietnam War has on his fellow recruits from their brutal boot camp training to the bloody street fighting in Hue.

7 Witches (2017)
Markimdb: 3.5
Genrehorror, thriller
CountryUSA
Duration02:22

As their big day approaches Cate and Cody should be celebrating, they've got their family with them, they've rented an island for the big day, but unbeknownst to them their wedding falls on the day when a 100 year old curse comes to fruition. Instead of celebrating they find themselves fighting for their lives as a coven of witches rise for revenge.

Ender's Game (2013)
Markimdb: 6.6
Genrefantastic, action, fantasy, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration01:54

Based on the classic novel by Orson Scott Card, Ender's Game is the story of the Earth's most gifted children training to defend their homeplanet in the space wars of the future.

Area 51 (2015)
Markimdb: 4.2
Genrehorror, fantastic, thriller, detective
CountryUSA
Duration02:38

Three young conspiracy theorists attempt to uncover the mysteries of Area 51, the government's secret location rumored to have hosted encounters with alien beings. What they find at this hidden facility exposes unimaginable secrets.

We Were Soldiers (2002)
Markimdb: 7.1
Genreaction, drama, military, history
CountryUSA, Germany, France
Duration02:18

The story of the first major battle of the American phase of the Vietnam War and the soldiers on both sides that fought it.

Manhattan (2014)
Markimdb: 7.8
Genredrama, military, history
CountryUSA

Set against the backdrop of the greatest clandestine race against time in the history of science with the mission to build the world's first atomic bomb in Los Alamos, New Mexico. Flawed scientists and their families attempt to co-exist in a world where secrets and lies infiltrate every aspect of their lives.

Red Tails (2012)
Markimdb: 5.9
Genreaction, drama, military, history
CountryUSA
Duration02:00

The story of the Tuskegee Airmen, the first African-American pilots to fly in a combat squadron during World War II.

Uri: The Surgical Strike (2019)
Markimdb: 8.3
Genreaction, drama, military, history
CountryIndia
Duration02:24

Following the roguish terrorist attacks at Uri Army Base camp in Kashmir, India takes the fight to the enemy, in its most successful covert operation till date with one and only one objective of avenging their fallen heroes.

Fort Bliss (2014)
Markimdb: 6.4
Genredrama, military
CountryUSA, Turkey
Duration01:56

After returning home from an extended tour in Afghanistan, a decorated U.S. Army medic and single mother struggles to rebuild her relationship with her young son.

Zero Motivation (2014)
Markimdb: 7.3
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryIsrael
Duration01:37

Filmmaker Talya Lavie steps into the spotlight with a dark comedy about everyday life for a unit of young female Israeli soldiers. The human resources office at a remote desert base serves as the setting for this cast of characters, who bide their time pushing paper, battling for the top score in Minesweeper, and counting down the minutes until they can return to civilian life. Amidst their boredom and clashing personalities, issues of commitment—from friendship to love and country—are handled with humor and sharp-edged wit.

Hornblower: Retribution (2001)
Markimdb: 8.3
Genredrama, adventure, military
CountryUnited Kingdom

Hornblower and the other officers of the Renown must return to Jamaica to face a court-martial and possible execution for their actions in relieving their unstable captain.

The Rock (1996)
Markimdb: 7.4
Genreaction, thriller, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration02:16

FBI chemical warfare expert Stanley Goodspeed is sent on an urgent mission with a former British spy, John Patrick Mason, to stop Gen. Francis X. Hummel from launching chemical weapons on Alcatraz Island into San Francisco. Gen. Hummel demands $100 million in war reparations to be paid to the families of slain servicemen who died on covert operations. After their SEAL team is wiped out, Stanley and John deal with the soldiers on their own.

A Few Good Men (1992)
Markimdb: 7.7
Genrethriller, drama
CountryUSA
Duration02:18

When cocky military lawyer Lt. Daniel Kaffee and his co-counsel, Lt. Cmdr. JoAnne Galloway, are assigned to a murder case, they uncover a hazing ritual that could implicate high-ranking officials such as shady Col. Nathan Jessep.

Crawlspace (2012)
Markimdb: 4.8
Genrehorror, fantastic, action, thriller, detective
CountryAustralia
Duration01:27

A group of elite soldiers sent to infiltrate and extract the lead science team from Pine Gap, Australia's top secret underground military compound, after it comes under attack from unknown forces. The mission is compromised when they encounter a young woman with no memory of who she is or how she came to be there. As they try to escape, the group quickly discovers all is not as it seems and the facility has become a testing ground for something far more sinister.

12 Strong (2018)
Markimdb: 6.6
Genreaction, drama, military, history
CountryUSA
Duration02:34

A team of CIA agents and special forces head into Afghanistan in the aftermath of the September 11th attacks in an attempt to dismantle the Taliban.

Body Snatchers (1993)
Markimdb: 6
Genrehorror, fantastic
CountryUSA
Duration01:27

When Environmental Protection Agency inspector Steve Malone travels to a remote military base in order to check for toxic materials, he brings his family along for the ride. After arriving at the base, his teenage daughter Marti befriends Jean Platt, daughter of the base's commander, General Platt. When people at the base begin acting strangely, Marti becomes convinced that they are slowly being replaced by plant-like aliens.

The Admiral: Roaring Currents (2014)
Markimdb: 7.1
Genreaction, military, biography, history
CountrySouth Korea
Duration02:06

The film mainly follows the famous 1597 Battle of Myeongryang during the Japanese invasion of Korea (1592-1598), where the iconic Joseon admiral Yi Sun-sin managed to destroy a total of 133 Japanese warships with only 13 ships remaining in his command. The battle, which took place in the Myeongryang Strait off the southwest coast of the Korean Peninsula, is considered one of the greatest victories of Yi.

Platoon (1986)
Markimdb: 8.1
Genredrama, military, history
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
Duration01:55

As a young and naive recruit in Vietnam, Chris Taylor faces a moral crisis when confronted with the horrors of war and the duality of man.

Army Wives (2007)
Markimdb: 7.3
Genremelodrama, drama, military
CountryUSA

Army Wives is an American drama series that follows the lives of four army wives, one army husband, and their families.

Tigerland (2000)
Markimdb: 7
Genredrama, military
CountryUSA, Germany
Duration01:41

A group of recruits go through Advanced Infantry Training at Fort Polk, Louisiana's infamous Tigerland, last stop before Vietnam for tens of thousands of young men in 1971.




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