Movies about the military

Movies about the military
List of the best military movies selected by visitors to our site: The Outpost, Рядовой Чээрин, The Hills Have Eyes 2, Tourist, Enemy Lines, Redemption Day, Edge of Tomorrow, American Sniper, Çanakkale: Yolun Sonu, Closer to the Moon.

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

The Outpost (2020)
Markimdb: 6.8
Genreaction, drama, military, history
CountryUSA, Bulgaria
CharactersMilitary, Heroes, Soldier
PlotOn real events, Survival, War, Skirmishes
PlaceAfghanistan
StyleSerious, Patriotic

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.

Рядовой Чээрин (2021)
CharactersSnipers, Military, Heroes, Soldier
PlaceUSSR
TimeGreat Patriotic War, World War II

After months of exhausting trench warfare, most of Major Belyaev's battalion was destroyed. The area is ruled by German aces snipers. Hope for replenishment collapses when the convoy, in which the Soviet snipers were traveling, falls under a German airstrike. A handful of soldiers and a young hunter from Yakutia, Yegor Cheerin, survive.

The Hills Have Eyes 2 (2007)
Markimdb: 5.1
Genrehorror, thriller
CountryUSA
Duration01:29
CharactersMutant, Military, Soldier, Cannibals, Lifeguards
PlotSurvival, Abduction, Supernatural, Rivalry, Release of hostages
PlaceCaves, Deserts
StyleHeavy, Serious, For men, Disturbing

A group of National Guard trainees find themselves battling against a vicious group of mutants on their last day of training in the desert.

Tourist (2021)
CharactersMilitary, Soldier
PlotSurvival, Skirmishes
PlaceAfrica

Story of Russian military advisors in the Central African Republic

Enemy Lines (2020)
Markimdb: 4.5
Genremilitary, history
CountryUnited Kingdom
CharactersMilitary, Scientists, Soldier
PlotRelease of hostages
PlacePoland
TimeWorld War II, Great Patriotic War

In the frozen, war torn landscape of occupied Poland during World War II, a crack team of allied commandos are sent on a deadly mission behind enemy lines to extract a rocket scientist from the hands of the Nazis.

Redemption Day (2021)
Markimdb: 6.1
Genreaction, thriller, drama
CountryUSA
CharactersCIA, Special Forces, Military, Terrorists, Lifeguards
PlotSkirmishes, 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.

Edge of Tomorrow (2014)
Markimdb: 7.9
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration01:53
CharactersAliens, Heroes, Special Forces, Military, Journalists
PlotWar, Time travel, Alien invasion, Recurring day, Saving the World
PlaceLondon
TimeFuture
StylePopular, Exciting, Fascinating, Smart, Disturbing

Major Bill Cage is an officer who has never seen a day of combat when he is unceremoniously demoted and dropped into combat. Cage is killed within minutes, managing to take an alpha alien down with him. He awakens back at the beginning of the same day and is forced to fight and die again... and again - as physical contact with the alien has thrown him into a time loop.

American Sniper (2014)
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.

Çanakkale: Yolun Sonu (2013)
Markimdb: 7.2
Genreaction, drama, military, history
CountryTurkey
CharactersMilitary, Soldier
PlotSurvival
StyleExciting, Fascinating

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Closer to the Moon (2013)
Markimdb: 6.9
Genrecomedy, drama, crime
CountryRomania, USA, Italy, Poland, France
Duration01:50
CharactersDogs, Military
PlotOn real events, Robbery, Dancing, Bank robbery, Money
PlacePrison
StyleSoulful, Fascinating, Gloomy, Depressive, Serious

A Romanian police officer teams up with a small crew of bank robbers to pull off a heist by convincing everyone at the scene of the crime that they are only filming a movie.

The Tomorrow War (2021)
Markimdb: 6.6
Genrefantastic, action
CountryUSA
CharactersAliens, Monsters, Soldier, Military
PlotTime travel, Alien invasion, Skirmishes, Time machine, Teleportation
PlaceUSA
TimeFuture

The world is stunned when a group of time travelers arrive from the year 2051 to deliver an urgent message: Thirty years in the future, mankind is losing a global war against a deadly alien species. The only hope for survival is for soldiers and civilians from the present to be transported to the future and join the fight. Among those recruited is high school teacher and family man Dan Forester. Determined to save the world for his young daughter, Dan teams up with a brilliant scientist and his estranged father in a desperate quest to rewrite the fate of the planet.

Kill Command (2016)
Markimdb: 5.7
Genrefantastic, action
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration02:02
CharactersSnipers, Robots, Special Forces, Cyborgs, Military
PlotSurvival, Artificial Intelligence, Death, Telekinesis, Technology
PlaceIslands, Forest, Bunker, Deserts, Laboratory
StyleUnexpected ending, Smart, Tense, Cyberpunk

Set in a near future, technology-reliant society that pits man against killing machines. Against this backdrop an elite army unit is helicoptered to a remote, off-the-grid island training facility. What starts out as a simple training exercise for Captain Bukes and his tight-knit unit, descends into a terrifying battle to the death, as the marines discover the island is overrun by an enemy that transcends the human concept of evil.

Monster Hunter (2020)
Markimdb: 5.3
Genreaction, fantasy, adventure
CountryUSA, China, Germany, Japan
CharactersHeroes, Military
PlotApocalypse, Martial Arts, Rivalry
StyleExciting, Serious

A portal transports Lt. Artemis and an elite unit of soldiers to a strange world where powerful monsters rule with deadly ferocity. Faced with relentless danger, the team encounters a mysterious hunter who may be their only hope to find a way home.

Anna Karenina (2017)
Markimdb: 6.6
Genredrama
CountryRussia
Duration01:27
CharactersMilitary, Friends, Brides, Mothers
PlotLove, War, Time travel, Passion, Death
PlaceRussia, Italy, Moscow

In late-19th-century Russian high society, St. Petersburg aristocrat Anna Karenina enters into a life-changing affair with the dashing Count Alexei Vronsky. An eight part adaptation of Leo Tolstoy's "Anna Karenina" from Vronsky's point of view.

Alien Invasion: S.U.M.1 (2017)
Markimdb: 4.1
Genrehorror, fantastic, thriller
CountryGermany
Duration01:42
CharactersAliens, Military, Soldier, Deer
PlotAlien invasion, Conspiracies
PlaceForest, Bunker
TimeFuture
StyleExciting, Disturbing

An aggressive race of aliens took over Planet Earth and humanity's at its end, living in giant bunkers below ground. Young Military rookie S.U.M.1 (Iwan Rheon) is sent to the surface to save a group of unprotected survivors.

Prodigy (2017)
Markimdb: 5.9
Genrefantastic, thriller, drama
CountryUSA
Duration00:38
CharactersMilitary, Psychologists
PlotSuperpowers, Telekinesis
PlaceUSA
StylePsychological problems, Action, Twisted plot, Makes me think, Disturbing

Jimmy is a committed child psychologist who uses his own playbook, but when he is brought in to work with Ellie, he is completely unprepared for his subject—a 9-year-old psychopathic genius with nothing to lose. As he begins to understand the extent of her capabilities and the fate that has been planned for her, he struggles to overcome her defenses before it is too late for them both.

Turkish Ice Cream (2019)
Markimdb: 6.4
Genredrama, military, history
CountryTurkey
CharactersHorses, Military
PlotWar
PlaceTrains, The Ottoman Empire, Australia
StyleAction, Serious

In 1915, two Turks in Australia make a living by selling ice cream. When they hear war has broken out, they decide to go to Çanakkale. Authorities don't let them leave the island, so the two decide to put up a fight in Australia.

The Spy Gone North (2018)
Markimdb: 7.3
Genrethriller, drama
CountrySouth Korea
Duration01:40
CharactersDogs, Spy, Scouts, Special agents, Military
PlotOn real events, Mystery
PlaceAircraft, China, Asia, Korea
TimeCold War
StyleAction, Fascinating, Tense, Disturbing

South Korea, 1993. An agent of the National Intelligence Service is sent to Beijing with the assignment of infiltrating a group of North Korean officials with the ultimate goal of obtaining information about the North Korean nuclear program.

Trench 11 (2017)
Markimdb: 5.4
Genrehorror, thriller, military
CountryCanada
Duration01:49
CharactersZombie, Monsters, Scientists, Military, Friends
PlotWar, Experiments
PlaceBunker, France
TimeWinter
StyleAction, Tense

In the final days of WWI a shell-shocked soldier must lead a mission deep beneath the trenches to stop a German plot that could turn the tide of the war.

Rescue Under Fire (2017)
Markimdb: 6.3
Genreaction, thriller, drama, military
CountrySpain
Duration01:55
CharactersMilitary, 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.




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