Movies about the soldier

List of the best movies about soldiers selected by visitors to our site: Survival, Windtalkers, Dunkirk, Flight. Three days after disaster, Battleship, Operation Red Sea, 12 Strong, Tanks For Stalin, Acts of Violence, The Balkan Line.

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

Survival (2013)
Mark5.6 (imdb: 3.3)
Genrehorror, action
CountryGermany
Duration01:36
CharactersSoldier
PlotSurvival

Industrial magnate hires the former US Navy Seal Frank Mitchel to find his kidnapped daughter Susan. The only trail leads him to an abandoned factory in Poland. There Frank realizes that it all comes down to more than just a kidnapping.

Windtalkers (2002)
Mark8 (imdb: 6.1)
Genreaction, drama, military
CountryUSA
Duration02:33
CharactersSoldier, Heroes, Military, Friends
PlotWar, Survival
PlaceIslands, Japan
TimeWorld War II
StyleHeavy, Soulful

Joe Enders is a gung-ho Marine assigned to protect a "windtalker" - one of several Navajo Indians who were used to relay messages during World War II because their spoken language was indecipherable to Japanese code breakers.

Dunkirk (2017)
Mark7.2 (imdb: 7.8)
Genredrama, military, history
CountryUSA, United Kingdom, Netherlands, France
Duration02:27
CharactersSoldier, Lifeguards, Friends, Military, Pilots
PlotWar, Death, Survival
PlaceEngland, Ships, Sea, France, Beach
StyleBest soundtracks, Tense, Disturbing, Atmospheric

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.

Flight. Three days after disaster (2013)
Mark4.4 (imdb: 5.9)
Genremelodrama
CountryRussia
Duration01:12
CharactersSoldier
PlotDisasters
PlaceAircraft, Russia
StyleAction, Gloomy

Sasha, a soldier, has lost his family to an airplane crush. He comes home to avenge them and plans to murder a survived pilot who is responsible for disaster. However, his plans are interrupted when he meets a girl and falls in love. 'Flight' is a story of struggle between love and hatred.

Battleship (2012)
Mark7.8 (imdb: 5.8)
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration02:05
CharactersSpecial Forces, Aliens, Soldier, Scientists, Heroes, Military
PlotAlien invasion, Sea battles, UFO
PlaceSea, Ships
StyleExciting

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.

Operation Red Sea (2018)
Mark8.6 (imdb: 6.7)
Genreaction
CountryHong Kong, China
Duration01:36
CharactersSoldier, Lifeguards
PlotWar

The film is loosely based on the evacuation of the 225 foreign nationals and almost 600 Chinese citizens from Yemen's southern port of Aden during the 2015 Yemeni Civil War.

12 Strong (2018)
Mark5.6 (imdb: 6.6)
Genreaction, drama, military, history
CountryUSA
Duration02:34
CharactersHorses, Soldier, Terrorists, Military, Heroes, CIA, Special Forces
PlotWar, Survival, Weapon, Rivalry, Death, Cheating, On real events
PlaceMountains, Aircraft
StyleTouching, Heavy, Exciting, 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.

Tanks For Stalin (2018)
Mark6 (imdb: 4.7)
Genreadventure, military, history
CountryRussia
Duration02:00
CharactersSoldier, Tankman, Inventors
PlotTanks, War, Adventure, Skirmishes, Chase
PlaceUSSR, Lake
TimeWorld War II
StylePatriotic, Disturbing, Exciting, Action, For men, Tense

A prototype of a new cutting edge tank is being taken on a secret mission to Moscow, to Comrade Stalin. Soon the cross-country run turns into a ruthless race. Followed by Nazis, the tanks' team defeats their pursuers and proves the great ability and vast superiority of the machine that is about to become a legendary T-34.

Acts of Violence (2018)
Mark4 (imdb: 5.3)
Genreaction, crime
CountryCanada
Duration02:38
CharactersPolice, Soldier, Lifeguards, Criminals
PlotRevenge, Abduction
StyleAction, Exciting

When his fiancee is kidnapped by human traffickers, Roman and his ex-military brothers set out to track her down and save her before it is too late. Along the way, Roman teams up with Avery, a cop investigating human trafficking and fighting the corrupt bureaucracy that has harmful intentions.

The Balkan Line (2019)
Mark9 (imdb: 6.5)
Genreaction, drama
CountryRussia, Serbia
Duration02:31
CharactersSoldier
PlotWar
StylePatriotic

1999, Serbia is bombed and Kosovo region is left for plunder by bandits under command of Albanian warlord, Smuk. The removal of the human organs take place within the territories bandits have taken, the robberies, mass assassinations and genocide. Russian intelligence officer Bek Ethoev and former paratrooper turned mercenary Andrey Shatalov head a small detachment tasked with the dangerous mission to stop the terrorism, recapture the airfield used by the bandits and rescue Shatalov's love interest Yasna, who was captured to be harvested for organs, like the rest of the Serbian prisoners.

Final Score (2018)
Mark5.6 (imdb: 5.7)
Genreaction, thriller
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration02:35
CharactersSoldier, Lifeguards, Hackers, Bodyguards, Terrorists, Special Forces
PlotHostage, Survival, Death, Martial Arts, Motorcycles, Soccer, Revolution
PlaceRussia
StyleAction, Exciting, Tense, Fascinating, Unexpected ending

When a stadium is seized by a group of heavily armed criminals during a major sporting event, an ex-soldier must use all his military skills to save both the daughter of a fallen comrade and the huge crowd unaware of the danger.

Catch-22 (2019)
Mark7.6 (imdb: 7.8)
Genrecomedy, drama, crime, military
CountryUSA
Duration01:43
CharactersSoldier, Pilots
PlotWar, Rivalry, Death, Chase
PlaceAircraft
TimeWorld War II
StyleExciting, Makes me think, Fascinating, Unexpected ending

Pianosa Island, Italy, World War II. Bombardier John Yossarian tries to fulfill his duty, maintain sanity and return home as soon as possible, but incompetence and bureaucracy constantly stand in his way.

Leaving Afghanistan (2019)
Mark8.8 (imdb: 5.8)
Genreaction, drama, military, history
CountryRussia
Duration02:06
CharactersSoldier
PlotWar

1988-1989. The end of the Soviet-Afghan war. The USSR begins its withdrawal from Afghanistan. Soviet General Vasiliev's son - a pilot named Alexander gets kidnapped by the mujahideen after his airplane crashes. As a result the 108th motorized infantry division's long awaited return home gets put on hold for one last mission: bring the General's son back. Based on true events the previously untold story of the courageous and tragic withdrawal campaign (through the Salang pass) reveals the danger the horror and the complexity of human nature during wartime.

They Shall Not Grow Old (2018)
Mark7.2 (imdb: 8.3)
Genredocumentary, military, history
CountryUnited Kingdom, New Zealand
Duration02:30
CharactersSoldier
PlotOn real events, War

A documentary about World War I with never-before-seen footage to commemorate the centennial of Armistice Day, and the end of the war.

Mr. Sunshine (2018)
Markimdb: 8.8
Genremelodrama, drama, history
CountrySouth Korea
Duration01:25
CharactersSoldier
PlotRelationship, Love triangle, Fate, Survival
PlaceKorea
StyleTo cry, Fascinating, Patriotic

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. marine officer. He ironically falls in love with an aristocrat’s daughter and discovers the dark scheme to colonize the country that he once ran away from.

Stalingrad (1993)
Mark8.6 (imdb: 7.5)
Genredrama, military
CountryGermany
Duration02:14
CharactersSoldier
TimeWorld War II

"Stalingrad" follows the progress of a German Platoon through the brutal fighting of the Battle of Stalingrad. After having half their number wiped out and after being placed under the command of a sadistic Captain, the Lieutenant of the platoon leads his men to desert. The men of the platoon attempt to escape from the city which is now surrounded by the Soviet Army.

The Great Battle (2018)
Mark9.6 (imdb: 7)
Genreaction, military, history
CountrySouth Korea
Duration01:34
CharactersMilitary, Soldier
PlotWar
PlaceKorea, Castle
TimeMiddle Ages
StyleExciting, Action

Kingdom of Goguryeo, ancient Korea, 645. The ruthless Emperor Taizong of Tang invades the country and leads his armies towards the capital, achieving one victory after another, but on his way is the stronghold of Ansi, protected by General Yang Man-chu, who will do everything possible to stop the invasion, even if his troops are outnumbered by thousands of enemies.

Overlord (2018)
Mark6.6 (imdb: 6.6)
Genrehorror, fantastic, action, military
CountryUSA, Canada
Duration01:45
CharactersMilitary, Zombie, Soldier, Snipers, Monsters, Mutant
PlotWar, Genetic experiments, Supernatural, Survival
PlaceFrance, Laboratory, Aircraft, Village
TimeWorld War II
StyleDepressive, Tense, Steampunk, Creepy, Unexpected ending

France, June 1944. On the eve of D-Day, some American paratroopers fall behind enemy lines after their aircraft crashes while on a mission to destroy a radio tower in a small village near the beaches of Normandy. After reaching their target, the surviving paratroopers realise that, in addition to fighting the Nazi troops that patrol the village, they also must fight against something else.

Call Sign "Banderas" (2018)
Mark4 (imdb: 7.1)
Genrethriller, drama, military
CountryUkraine
CharactersMilitary, Soldier
PlaceUkraine

In the autumn of 2014, in the ATO zone, an intelligence group headed by experienced captain Anton Sayenko (called by nickname "Banderas") tries to prevent sabotage and neutralize the Russian saboteur.

The Sixth Post (2018)
Mark9.6 (imdb: 5.8)
Genredrama, crime
CountryKazakhstan
Duration01:40
CharactersMilitary, Friends, Soldier, Special Forces
StyleFor men

Against the backdrop of a conflict between former friends, and now a soldier and a prisoner, events break out that will make them make a difficult choice. This choice changed the history and attitude to true heroism.




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