Movies about the soldier

Movies about the soldier
List of the best movies about soldiers selected by visitors to our site: Road to Berlin, Zoya, Dunkirk, The Outpost, The Hills Have Eyes 2, The Tomorrow War, Kalashnikov AK-47, Ayla: The Daughter of War, Tolkien, The 15:17 to Paris.

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

Road to Berlin (2015)
Markimdb: 6.4
Genredrama, military, history
CountryRussia
Duration01:31
CharactersMilitary, Soldier
PlotWar, Fight, Friendship
TimeGreat Patriotic War, World War II
StyleExciting, Fascinating, Heavy, For men, Disturbing

A story about two young men during the last days of WWII.

Zoya (2021)
Mark
Genredrama, military, biography, history
CountryRussia
CharactersMilitary, Soldier
TimeGreat Patriotic War, World War II
StyleAction, Heavy

Fall of 1941. Freshly graduated from school, Zoya Kosmodemyanskaya volunteers for a partisan unit. During an assignment, her comrades are ambushed, and she is captured by the Nazis. She endures hours of grueling interrogations and horrendous torture, but defiantly refuses to divulge any information that would compromise other units’ partisan missions. She doesn’t even tell her captors her real name. Zoya’s sacrifice was not in vain; it ignited fire in the hearts of millions of people and became the symbol of selfless heroism during WWII. She is one of the most celebrated heroes of that time.

Dunkirk (2017)
Markimdb: 7.8
Genredrama, military, history
CountryUnited Kingdom, Netherlands, France, USA
Duration02:27
CharactersLifeguards, Military, Friends, Soldier, Pilots
PlotWar, On real events, Survival, Death, Fear
PlaceSea, Ships, England, Warships, France
TimeWorld War II
StyleAtmospheric, Tense, Epic, Best soundtracks, Disturbing

The story of the miraculous evacuation of Allied soldiers from Belgium, Britain, Canada and France, who were cut off and surrounded by the German army from the beaches and harbour of Dunkirk between May 26th and June 4th 1940 during World War II.

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.

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.

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.

Kalashnikov AK-47 (2020)
Markimdb: 6.6
Genrebiography, history
CountryRussia
CharactersGeniuses, Inventors, Soldier
PlotOn real events, Weapon
TimeWorld War II
StyleFascinating, Heavy, For men, Disturbing

Tank commander Kalashnikov is severely injured in battle in 1941. The accident leaves him incapacitated and unable to return to the front line. While recovering in the hospital he begins creating the initial sketches of what will become one of the world’s most legendary weapons. A self-taught inventor, Mikhail Kalashnikov, is only 29 when he develops the now iconic assault riffle — the AK-47.

Ayla: The Daughter of War (2017)
Markimdb: 8.4
Genredrama, military, biography, history
CountryTurkey, South Korea
CharactersJournalists, Soldier, Orphans
PlotLove, On real events, Earthquake, Death
PlaceAircraft, School
StyleTense, Touching, Disturbing

In 1950, amidst the ravages of the Korean War, Sergeant Süleyman stumbles upon a a half-frozen little girl, with no parents and no help in sight. Frantic, scared and on the verge of death, this little girl captures the heart of Süleyman, who risks his own life to save her, smuggling her into his Army base and out of harms way. Not knowing her name and unable to communicate with her, Süleyman names her Ayla, in reminiscence of the moon on the fateful night during which they met. The two form an instantaneous and inseparable bond, and Ayla, almost effortlessly, brings an uncanny joy to the Turkish brigade in the grip of war. As the war comes to a close however, Süleyman's brigade is told that they will be returning home. Süleyman cannot bear abandoning Ayla, and does everything within his power to take her with him. After repeated failure, he is forced to give Ayla to an orphanage, but doesn't give up on the hope of one day reuniting with her. Will the two ever get back together?

Tolkien (2019)
Markimdb: 6.8
Genremelodrama, drama, military, biography
CountryUSA
Duration01:47
CharactersWriters, Soldier, Orphans, Poor
PlotLove, War, On real events, Dancing, Adventure
PlaceBoarding school
StyleDisney, Heavy, Tense, Depressive, Disturbing

England, early 20th century. The future writer and philologist John Ronald Reuel Tolkien (1892-1973) and three of his schoolmates create a strong bond between them as they share the same passion for literature and art, a true fellowship that strengthens as they grow up, but the outbreak of World War I threatens to shatter it.

The 15:17 to Paris (2018)
Markimdb: 5.3
Genrethriller, drama, biography
CountryUSA
Duration02:18
CharactersTerrorists, Heroes, Military, Soldier, Tourists
PlotOn real events, Friendship, Vacation
PlaceAfghanistan, School, Trains, Paris, France
StyleAction, By books, Heavy, Disturbing

In August 2015, an ISIS terrorist boarded train #9364 from Brussels to Paris. Armed with an AK-47 and enough ammo to kill more than 500 people, the terrorist might have succeeded except for three American friends who refused to give in to fear. One was a college student, one was a martial arts enthusiast and airman first class in the U.S. Air Force, and the other was a member of the Oregon National Guard, and all three pals proved fearless as they charged and ultimately overpowered the gunman after he emerged from a bathroom armed and ready to kill.

Warfighter (2018)
Markimdb: 4.1
Genreaction, melodrama, drama, military
CountryUSA
CharactersHeroes, Military, Soldier, Warriors, Veterans
PlotWar, On real events, Travel, Martial Arts, Hockey
PlaceIndonesia
StyleRomantic, Exciting, Heavy, Serious, For men

Rusty Wittenburg is a Navy SEAL struggling to balance his family life and his job. He fights daily to maintain the line between reality and the nightmares his PTSD conjures up for him. Dedicated to his team and his mission, he is willing to give the ultimate sacrifice for his fellow brothers and teammates.

Lazer Team (2016)
Markimdb: 5.6
Genrefantastic
CountryUSA
CharactersSuperhero, Aliens, Losers, Soldier, Girlfriends
PlotInternet, Technology
PlaceParallel worlds, Ireland, Hospitals
StyleTwisted plot, By comics, Smart, Tense

In the late 1970's, the SETI project received a one time signal from outer space. It looked exactly as theorists thought a communication from an alien civilization would -- unfortunately it has never been decoded. Or so we were told. Unbeknownst to the general public the signal was translated and told us two things: 1) We are not alone. 2) The galaxy is a dangerous place.

American Renegades (2017)
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.

Starship Troopers: Traitor of Mars (2017)
Markimdb: 5.5
Genrefantastic, action
CountryUSA
Duration01:30
CharactersAliens, Heroes, Military, Soldier, Beetles
PlotVirtual Reality, Weapon
PlaceSpace, Mars
TimeFuture
StyleExciting, Fascinating, Tense, Disturbing

Federation trooper Johnny Rico is ordered to work with a group of new recruits on a satellite station on Mars, where giant bugs have decided to target their next attack.

Karbala (2015)
Markimdb: 6.2
Genredrama, military
CountryPoland, Bulgaria
Duration01:51
CharactersSoldier
PlotWar, Survival
StyleHeavy, Disturbing

On 3 April 2004, during the holiday of Ashura, Iraqi rebels loyal to Shiite leader Muktada As-Sadr, launched an insurgency in the Polish zone. The Poles, together with Bulgarian soldiers and Iraqi police, were given the task of defending City Hall, led by Lieutenant colonel Grzegorz Kaliciak. The clash developed into the biggest Polish engagement since World War II. Not a single allied soldier died, although about 80 insurgents were killed in a counter-attack.

Ice Soldiers (2013)
Markimdb: 4.3
Genrefantastic, action
CountryCanada
CharactersHeroes, Soldier
PlotSupernatural, Chase
PlaceArctic, Canada
StyleAction, Heavy, Tense, Serious, For men

A scientist discovers the bodies of three frozen genetically modified Russians buried in the Canadian North. Upon thawing them out he realizes he has unleashed a deadly threat to Western society and must stop them at all costs.

The Last Frontier (2020)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genreaction, drama, military, history
CountryRussia
CharactersMilitary, Soldier
PlotOn real events
TimeGreat Patriotic War, World War II
StyleTense

The story of the Podolsk cadets’ heroic stand outside Moscow in October 1941. Cadets were sent to the Ilyinsky line, fighting alongside units from the Soviet 43rd Army to hold back the German advance until reinforcements arrived. Hopelessly outnumbered, young men laid down their lives in a battle lasting almost two weeks to obstruct the far superior German forces advancing towards Moscow. Around 3,500 cadets and their commanding officers were sent to hold up the last line of defense outside Moscow. Most of them remained there for eternity.

Zaytoun (2012)
Markimdb: 6.6
Genrethriller, drama, adventure, military
CountryUnited Kingdom, Israel, France
CharactersDogs, Military, Friends, Soldier, Taxi drivers
PlotWar, Adventure, Travel, Friendship, Death
PlaceSchool, Deserts
StyleAction, Soulful, Fascinating, Touching, Serious

Beirut, 1982: a young Palestinian refugee and an Israeli fighter pilot form a tentative bond in their attempt to make their way across war-torn Lebanon back to their home.

The Lovers (2015)
Markimdb: 4.6
Genrefantasy, melodrama, adventure
CountryUnited Kingdom, Australia
Duration01:49
CharactersHorses, Military, Soldier
PlotLove, Dancing, Adventure, Revenge, Rivalry
PlaceIndia, Australia, Asia
TimeFuture, 18th century
StyleExciting, Fascinating, Epic, Touching, Serious

The Lovers is an epic romance time travel adventure film. Helmed by Roland Joffé from a story by Ajey Jhankar, the film is a sweeping tale of an impossible love set against the backdrop of the first Anglo-Maratha war across two time periods and continents and centred around four characters — a British officer in 18th century colonial India, the Indian woman he falls deeply in love with, an American present-day marine biologist and his wife.

My Way (2011)
Markimdb: 7.7
Genreaction, drama, military, history
CountrySouth Korea
Duration02:23
CharactersMilitary, Soldier
PlotWar, On real events, Rivalry
PlaceKorea
TimeWorld War II
StyleAction, Fascinating, Heavy, Serious

Jun-shik, who works for Tatsuo’s grandfather’s farm while Korea is colonized by Japan, dreams about participating in the Tokyo Olympics as a marathon runner. Tatsuo also aims to become a marathon runner, so the two become rivals. But the war breaks out and they both are forced to enlist in the army. Tatsuo becomes the head of defense in Jun-shik’s unit and he devises a scheme but fails. Jun-shik and Tatsuo are held captive by the Soviets. They run away but soon are captured by the Germans and forced to separate. In 1944, they meet again on the shores of Normandy.




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