Movies about the Marines

Movies about the Marines
List of the best films about the Marine Corps according to visitors: Sniper: Reloaded, The Kill Team, The Invisible War, American Sniper, 100 Million BC, Off Piste, Jarhead, Black Hawk Down, Uri: The Surgical Strike, The Hurt Locker.

In the top there are new films of 2021, a plot description and trailers for films that have already been released.

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Markimdb: 5.4
Genreaction, thriller, drama, military
CountryUSA, Germany, South Africa
Duration01:31
CharactersSnipers, Special Forces, Terrorists, Blonde girls, Heroes
PlotRevenge, Pursuit, Marine Corps, Rivalry
PlaceAfrica
StyleUnexpected ending, Heavy, Serious, For men, Disturbing

Brandon Beckett (Collins), the son of the previous Sniper film's star Thomas Beckett (Tom Berenger), takes up the mantle set by his father and goes on a mission of his own.

Markimdb: 6
Genreaction, thriller, drama, military, biography
CountrySpain, USA, United Kingdom
CharactersSpecial Forces, Heroes, Military, Soldier
PlotOn real events, Skirmishes, Death, Cheating, Rivalry
PlaceAfghanistan
StyleExciting, Action, Heavy, Tense, Serious

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.

Markimdb: 7.6
Genredocumentary, crime
CountryUSA, France
Duration01:33

An investigative and powerfully emotional documentary about the epidemic of rape of soldiers within the US military, the institutions that perpetuate and cover up its existence, and its profound personal and social consequences.

Markimdb: 7.3
Genreaction, drama, military, biography
CountryUSA
Duration02:12
CharactersSnipers, Terrorists, Heroes, Military, Soldier
PlotWar, On real events, Obsession
PlaceIraq
StyleAction, Heavy, Tense, Serious, For men

U.S. Navy SEAL Chris Kyle takes his sole mission—protect his comrades—to heart and becomes one of the most lethal snipers in American history. His pinpoint accuracy not only saves countless lives but also makes him a prime target of insurgents. Despite grave danger and his struggle to be a good husband and father to his family back in the States, Kyle serves four tours of duty in Iraq. However, when he finally returns home, he finds that he cannot leave the war behind.

Markimdb: 2.3
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, adventure
CountryUSA
CharactersInvestigators

A scientist from the failed Philadelphia Experiment leads a team of Navy SEALs back in time to the Cretaceous Period to rescue the first team he sent back during the 1940s. Things go wildly awry though, when on his return he accidentally brings a giant, man-eating dinosaur back through the portal and into modern-day, downtown Los Angeles.

Markimdb: 4.6
Genreaction, thriller, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom, France, Republic of Ireland
CharactersSnipers
PlotDepression
PlaceFrance
TimeWinter

An ex-SAS recluse, living in the mountains of France to escape a traumatic past, is hunted down by those who's lives he has destroyed.

Markimdb: 7
Genreaction, drama, military, biography
CountryUSA, United Kingdom, Germany
Duration02:03
CharactersMilitary
PlotWar, Death, Mental disorders, Marine Corps
PlaceIraq
StyleAction, Serious, For men, Disturbing

Jarhead is a film about a US Marine Anthony Swofford’s experience in the Gulf War. After putting up with an arduous boot camp, Swafford and his unit are sent to the Persian Gulf where they are eager to fight, but are forced to stay back from the action. Swofford struggles with the possibility of his girlfriend cheating on him, and as his mental state deteriorates, his desire to kill increases.

Markimdb: 7.7
Genreaction, drama, military, history
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
Duration02:24
CharactersSnipers, Special Forces, Military, Soldier, Warriors
PlotWar, Survival, Skirmishes, Death
PlaceAfrica, Helicopters
StyleFascinating, Heavy, Epic, Serious, Disturbing

When U.S. Rangers and an elite Delta Force team attempt to kidnap two underlings of a Somali warlord, their Black Hawk helicopters are shot down, and the Americans suffer heavy casualties, facing intense fighting from the militia on the ground.

Markimdb: 8.3
Genreaction, drama, military, history
CountryIndia
Duration02:24
CharactersSpecial Forces, Terrorists, Military, Soldier
PlotOn real events, Friendship, Weapon
PlaceIndia
StyleAction, Fascinating, Tense, Serious, For men

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.

Markimdb: 7.5
Genrethriller, drama, military
CountryUSA
Duration02:06
CharactersSnipers, Special Forces, Terrorists, Heroes, Military
PlotWar, Death, Marine Corps, Self-sacrifice
PlaceIraq
StyleAction, Oscars, Serious, Disturbing

Forced to play a dangerous game of cat-and-mouse in the chaos of war, an elite Army bomb squad unit must come together in a city where everyone is a potential enemy and every object could be a deadly bomb.

Markimdb: 6.6
Genreaction, drama, military, history
CountryUSA
Duration02:34
CharactersHorses, CIA, Special Forces, Terrorists, Heroes
PlotWar, On real events, Survival, Death, Weapon
PlaceAfghanistan, Aircraft, Mountains
StyleExciting, Heavy, Touching, Disturbing

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.

Markimdb: 8.7
Genrethriller, drama, adventure, military
CountryTurkey
Duration02:09
CharactersSnipers, Special Forces, Terrorists, Heroes, Journalists
PlotWeapon
PlaceHelicopters, Turkey
StyleExciting, Action, Fascinating, Tense

In a desolate war zone where screams of the innocent echo, on the very line between disaster and valor, 7 Maroon Berets will dance with death.

Markimdb: 6
Genreaction, thriller, adventure, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:57
CharactersSnipers, Special Forces, Partners
PlotBank robbery, Rivalry
PlaceLos Angeles
StyleExciting, Heavy, Serious, For men

Hondo Harrelson recruits Jim Street to join an elite unit of the Los Angeles Police Department. Together they seek out more members, including tough Deke Kay and single mom Chris Sanchez. The team's first big assignment is to escort crime boss Alex Montel to prison. It seems routine, but when Montel offers a huge reward to anyone who can break him free, criminals of various stripes step up for the prize.

Markimdb: 6.1
Genreaction, thriller, drama
CountryUSA
CharactersCIA, Special Forces, Military, Terrorists, Lifeguards
PlotSkirmishes, Revenge, Marine Corps, Hostage, Release of hostages
PlaceSyria, USA
StyleExciting, Serious, For men, Disturbing

Having just returned home, decorated U.S. Marine Captain Brad Paxton's wife, Kate, is kidnapped by a terrorist group while working in Morocco. He is forced back into action for a daring and deadly operation to save the woman he loves.

Markimdb: 5.2
Genrehorror, fantastic, action
CountryUSA, United Kingdom, Czech Republic, Germany
Duration01:53
CharactersAliens, Monsters, Special Forces, Military
PlotSupernatural, Weapon, Teleportation, Chase, Marine Corps
PlaceMars
StyleBy games, Heavy, Tense, Disturbing

A team of space marines known as the Rapid Response Tactical Squad, led by Sarge, is sent to a science facility on Mars after somebody reports a security breach. There, they learn that the alert came after a test subject, a mass murderer purposefully injected with alien DNA, broke free and began killing people. Dr. Grimm, who is related to team member Reaper, informs them all that the chromosome can mutate humans into monsters -- and is highly infectious.

Markimdb: 5.5
Genreaction, thriller, drama, adventure, crime, military
CountryFrance, Belgium, Germany, USA, Malta, Croatia, Netherlands
Duration02:19
CharactersSnipers, Gangsters, Special Forces, Strong women, Military
PlotRobbery, Skirmishes, Death, Water, Flooding
PlaceAircraft, Lake, Serbia
TimeWorld War II
StyleUnexpected ending, Exciting, Action, Fascinating, Tense

In the midst of the Balkan wars, a squad of Navy SEALs attempts to unravel a long-forgotten mystery after discovering an enormous treasure trove hidden at the bottom of a lake in Serbia.

Markimdb: 7.2
Genredrama, military, biography, history
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
Duration02:25
CharactersMilitary, Disabled people
PlotWar, On real events, Political
PlaceVietnam, Deserts, Mexico, Small cities
StyleSoulful, Fascinating, Epic, Makes me think, Serious

The biography of Ron Kovic. Paralyzed in the Vietnam war, he becomes an anti-war and pro-human rights political activist after feeling betrayed by the country he fought for.

Markimdb: 7
Genrehorror, thriller, comedy, drama, detective
CountryUSA
CharactersAliens, Astronauts
PlotUFO, Investigation, Mental disorders
PlaceVietnam, Psychiatric hospitals
StyleLight, Fascinating

Col. Vincent Kane is a military psychiatrist who takes charge of an army mental hospital situated in a secluded castle. Among Kane's many eccentric patients is Capt. Billy Cutshaw, a troubled astronaut in the midst of an existential crisis. Although Kane's own grasp on sanity is questionable, he manages to engage Cutshaw in a series of thoughtful conversations about science and faith that deeply affect the lives of both men.

Markimdb: 5.8
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, adventure
CountryUSA, Japan, Hong Kong
Duration02:05
CharactersAliens, Special Forces, Heroes, Scientists, Military
PlotWar, UFO, Sea battles, Water, Alien invasion
PlaceSea, Ships, Ocean
StyleExciting, Serious

When mankind beams a radio signal into space, a reply comes from ‘Planet G’, in the form of several alien crafts that splash down in the waters off Hawaii. Lieutenant Alex Hopper is a weapons officer assigned to the USS John Paul Jones, part of an international naval coalition which becomes the world's last hope for survival as they engage the hostile alien force of unimaginable strength. While taking on the invaders, Hopper must also try to live up to the potential his brother, and his fiancée's father, Admiral Shane, expect of him.

Markimdb: 6.7
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:49
CharactersTeens, Horses, Cowboys, Thieves, Jews
PlotTravel, Friendship, Death, Baseball
PlaceSummer camp
StyleTo cry, Serious

Six children at a summer camp embark on a mission to save a buffalo herd from slaughter.

Markimdb: 3.2
Genrehorror, fantastic, action, thriller, adventure, detective
CountryUSA
CharactersSpy, Scientists, Fathers, Parents
PlotSurvival, Investigation, Death, Religious, Excavations
PlaceUSA
StyleAction, Fascinating, Tense, Disturbing

A Marine Biologist is assigned to investigate the mysterious deaths of some marine life in an inland salt water lake that has been attributed to a creature thought to have been the stuff of a legend.

Markimdb: 5.4
Genreaction, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:33
CharactersHeroes, Military, Friends
PlotWar, Survival, Adventure, Skirmishes, Rivalry
PlaceSmall cities
StyleExciting, Heavy, Patriotic, Serious, For men

A city in Washington state awakens to the surreal sight of foreign paratroopers dropping from the sky - shockingly, the U.S. has been invaded and their hometown is the initial target. Quickly and without warning, the citizens find themselves prisoners and their town under enemy occupation. Determined to fight back, a group of young patriots seek refuge in the surrounding woods, training and reorganizing themselves into a guerrilla group of fighters. Taking inspiration from their high school mascot, they call themselves the Wolverines, banding together to protect one another, liberate their town from its captors, and take back their freedom.

Markimdb: 7.1
Genreaction, drama, military, biography
CountryUSA
Duration02:26
CharactersDogs, Strong women, Military, Soldier
PlotOn real events
PlaceIraq, New York
StyleTouching, Disturbing

The true story of Marine Corporal Megan Leavey, who forms a powerful bond with an aggressive combat dog, Rex. While deployed in Iraq, the two complete more than 100 missions and save countless lives, until an IED explosion puts their faithfulness to the test.

Markimdb: 5.9
Genrefantastic, action, thriller
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA, South Africa, Germany
Duration01:45
CharactersSpecial Forces, Cannibals, Heroes
PlotSurvival, Apocalypse, Political, Viruses, Chase
PlaceEngland, Scotland
TimeFuture, Post apocalypse
StyleExciting, Heavy, Serious, Disturbing

A lethal virus spreads throughout the British isles,infecting millions and killing hundreds of thousands. To contain the threat, acting authorities brutally quarantine the country as it succumbs to fear and chaos. The quarantine is successful. Three decades later, the Reaper virus violently resurfaces in a major city. An elite group of specialists is urgently dispatched into the still-quarantined country to retrieve a cure by any means necessary. Shut off from the rest of the world, the unit must battle through a landscape that has become a waking nightmare.

Markimdb: 5.7
Genrefantastic, action
CountryUSA
Duration01:51
CharactersAliens, Special Forces, Heroes, Military, Soldier
PlotSurvival, UFO, Alien invasion, Marine Corps, Saving the World
PlaceLos Angeles
StyleSerious

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.

Markimdb: 6.3
Genreaction, thriller, drama, military
CountrySpain
Duration01:55
CharactersSpecial Forces, Military, Warriors
PlotWar, Survival
StyleFor men

The crew of a medical helicopter suffers an accident when helping a joint force of USA and United Nations troops under Spanish command division in Afghanistan. The Spanish army has only one night to organize the rescue of the crew and injured, but what seems routine turns into hell once they receive the order to rescue the helicopter as well. Things only get worse when during the night a huge a concentration of Talibans begin surround them.

Markimdb: 7.6
Genreaction, thriller, crime
CountryIndonesia, USA
Duration01:36
CharactersSpecial Forces, Killers, Warriors
PlotSurvival, Martial Arts, Skirmishes, Fight, Martial Arts
StyleExciting, Heavy, Tense, Serious, For men

Deep in the heart of Jakarta's slums lies an impenetrable safe house for the world's most dangerous killers and gangsters. Until now, the run-down apartment block has been considered untouchable to even the bravest of police. Cloaked under the cover of pre-dawn darkness and silence, an elite swat team is tasked with raiding the safe house in order to take down the notorious drug lord that runs it. But when a chance encounter with a spotter blows their cover and news of their assault reaches the drug lord, the building's lights are cut and all the exits blocked. Stranded on the sixth floor with no way out, the unit must fight their way through the city's worst to survive their mission. Starring Indonesian martial arts sensation Iko Uwais.

Markimdb: 6.4
Genredrama, military
CountryUSA
Duration01:52
CharactersMilitary, Friends, Soldier
PlotWar, Friendship, Death, Depression, Political
PlaceTexas, Small cities
StyleSoulful, Patriotic, Tense, Makes me think, Depressive

A veteran soldier returns from his completed tour of duty in Iraq, only to find his life turned upside down when he is arbitrarily ordered to return to field duty by the Army.

Markimdb: 7.5
Genreaction, drama, military
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
Duration01:56
CharactersSpecial Forces, Military, Soldier, Marines
PlotWar, On real events, Survival, Skirmishes, Death
PlaceAfghanistan
StyleExciting, Action, Fascinating, Heavy, Patriotic

Four Navy SEALs on a covert mission to neutralize a high-level al-Qaeda operative must make an impossible moral decision in the mountains of Afghanistan that leads them into an enemy ambush. As they confront unthinkable odds, the SEALs must find reserves of strength and resilience to fight to the finish.

Markimdb: 5.9
Genreaction, drama, adventure, military
CountryUSA
CharactersFamily, Military, Soldier, Fathers, Warriors
PlotTime travel, Travel, Motorcycles, Friendship
PlaceUSA
StyleExciting, Fascinating, Serious

A troubled Iraq War veteran struggling to reintegrate into society sets out on a cross-country journey with the hope of reuniting with his young son.





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