Movies about veterans

Movies about veterans
List of the best movies about veterans selected by visitors to our site: Da 5 Bloods, Bushwick, Event 15, Lady Chatterley's Lover, You Were Never Really Here, The Mule, Late Phases, Mudbound, An Act of War, Burning Shadow.

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

Genre
Country
Da 5 Bloods (2020)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genredrama, adventure, military
CountryUSA

Four African-American Vietnam veterans return to Vietnam. They are in search of the remains of their fallen squad leader and the promise of buried treasure. These heroes battle forces of humanity and nature while confronted by the lasting ravages of the immorality of the Vietnam War.

Bushwick (2017)
Markimdb: 5.2
Genreaction
CountryUSA

When an unknown military force invades Bushwick, a Brooklyn neighborhood, young student Lucy and war veteran Stupe must rely on each other to escape and survive.

Event 15 (2013)
Markimdb: 4.8
Genrethriller
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration01:24

Three soldiers get trapped in an elevator when terrorists set off a dirty bomb. But when White escapes, her world turns upside down as she realizes nothing is what it seems.

Lady Chatterley's Lover (2015)
Markimdb: 6.4
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration00:40

An early-20th-century tale of love across class boundaries which tells the legendary and romantic story of Lady Chatterley’s affair with her gamekeeper. Jed Mercurio’s adaptation of DH Lawrence’s classic.

You Were Never Really Here (2017)
Markimdb: 6.8
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUnited Kingdom, France, USA
Duration02:09

A traumatised veteran, unafraid of violence, tracks down missing girls for a living. When a job spins out of control, Joe's nightmares overtake him as a conspiracy is uncovered leading to what may be his death trip or his awakening.

The Mule (2018)
Markimdb: 7
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CountryUSA, Canada
Duration01:56

Earl Stone, a man in his eighties, is broke, alone, and facing foreclosure of his business when he is offered a job that simply requires him to drive. Easy enough, but, unbeknownst to Earl, he's just signed on as a drug courier for a Mexican cartel. He does so well that his cargo increases exponentially, and Earl hit the radar of hard-charging DEA agent Colin Bates.

Late Phases (2014)
Markimdb: 6
Genrehorror
CountryUSA, Mexico
Duration01:35

When deadly attacks from the forests beset a secluded retirement community, it is up to a grizzled veteran to figure what the residents are hiding.

Mudbound (2017)
Markimdb: 7.4
Genredrama, military
CountryUSA
Duration02:18

In the post–World War II South, two families are pitted against a barbaric social hierarchy and an unrelenting landscape as they simultaneously fight the battle at home and the battle abroad.

An Act of War (2015)
Markimdb: 5.2
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration02:31

Battling insomnia and undiagnosed PTSD, a war veteran works nights as a projectionist at a decrepit theater. While struggling to adapt to civilian life, he soon finds himself tangled in an inescapable web of seduction, addiction, and violence.

Burning Shadow (2018)
Markimdb: 4.9
Genredrama
CountryUSA, France

Charlie, a down-on-his-luck loner, crosses paths with a blind homeless man who is his exact double. Perplexed and intrigued by the discovery, Charlie invites the man into his life.

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County Line (2017)
Markimdb: 5.9
Genreaction, drama, western
CountryUSA

Sheriff Rockwell is settling into an unwanted retirement until his old war buddy and neighboring Sheriff is mysteriously shot. When overlooked evidence points to corruption, Alden must take the investigation into his own hands or else standby while a greater evil takes over the town.

VFW (2020)
Markimdb: 6.1
Genreaction
CountryUSA

A typical night for veterans at a VFW turns into an all-out battle for survival when a desperate teen runs into the bar with a bag of stolen drugs. When a gang of violent punks come looking for her, the vets use every weapon at their disposal to protect the girl and themselves from an unrelenting attack.

Fences (2016)
Markimdb: 7.2
Genredrama
CountryUSA, Canada
Duration02:02

In 1950s Pittsburgh, a frustrated African-American father struggles with the constraints of poverty, racism, and his own inner demons as he tries to raise a family.

Warfighter (2018)
Markimdb: 4.1
Genreaction, melodrama, drama, military
CountryUSA

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.

Operator (2015)
Markimdb: 4.3
Genreaction, thriller
CountryUSA
Duration02:57

When the daughter of veteran 911 call center operator Pamela, and her estranged husband Jeremy, a Senior Police Officer, is kidnapped and held hostage, they are left desperate, with no choice but to follow the kidnapper's rules: send messages through dispatch for all police and fire units to scatter to remote locations throughout the city where they are met with chaos. Not knowing who or why, the one thing they do know is if they fail to discreetly collaborate with one another - they will be solely responsible for facilitating the biggest crime in the city's history. Now they must race against the clock to make the choice of their lives - save the city - or save their daughter.

Faster (2010)
Markimdb: 6.4
Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:38

Driver (Dwayne Johnson) has spent the last 10 years in prison planning revenge for the murder of his brother. Now that Driver is free to carry out his deadly plan only two men stand in his way- Billy Bob Thornton plays a veteran cop and Oliver Jackson-Cohen, a crazy hitman. With those two close on his trail, Driver races to carry out his mission as the mystery surrounding his brothers murder deepens.

Thank You for Your Service (2017)
Markimdb: 6.6
Genredrama, military, biography
CountryUSA, India
Duration02:26

A group of U.S. soldiers returning from Iraq struggle to integrate back into family and civilian life, while living with the memory of a war that threatens to destroy them long after they've left the battlefield.

Out of the Furnace (2013)
Markimdb: 6.8
Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration01:56

Two brothers live in the economically-depressed Rust Belt, when a cruel twist of fate lands one in prison. His brother is then lured into one of the most violent crime rings in the Northeast.

Leave No Trace (2018)
Markimdb: 7.2
Genredrama
CountryUSA, Canada
Duration02:34

A father and daughter live a perfect but mysterious existence in Forest Park, a beautiful nature reserve near Portland, Oregon, rarely making contact with the world. But when a small mistake tips them off to authorities, they are sent on an increasingly erratic journey in search of a place to call their own.

Big Legend (2018)
Markimdb: 4.9
Genrehorror, action
CountryUSA
Duration02:09

An ex-soldier ventures into the Pacific Northwest to uncover the truth behind his fiance's disappearance.

Amira & Sam (2014)
Markimdb: 6.1
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:30

Sam, a soldier who had served in Afghanistan and Iraq, meets Amira when he visits her uncle, Bassam, who had served as Sam's Iraqi translator. Bassam and Sam have a special bond due to their time together in the war. Initially Amira does not trust him because he was an American soldier and her brother was killed by a bomb from American troops in the war. Sam's cousin, Charlie, asks Sam to help him with illegal hedge funds unbeknownst to Sam at the time. Amira is staying with her uncle Bassam since her father died. She sells bootlegged films on the street corner but is forced to stay with Sam after getting busted; immigration officials begin pursuing her. As the film progresses, Sam and Amira fall in love.

Last Ounce of Courage (2012)
Markimdb: 3.8
Genredrama, military
CountryUSA

Bob Revere is a small town Mayor and combat decorated veteran. He faces a root of bitterness from his past filled with heartbreaking loss. His grandson comes back into his life after many years to ask the most important question, “What are we doing with our life to make a difference?” Bob had grown apathetic along with an entire town. Now with the help of children, a group of people all band together to inspire hope, take back the freedoms that are being lost and take a stand for truth. The cast includes Marshall Teague (Roadhouse), Jennifer O’Neill (Summer of ‘42), Fred Williamson (Black Ceasar) and Jenna Boyd (Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants).

Cardboard Boxer (2016)
Markimdb: 6.4
Genredrama
CountryUSA
Duration02:00

A homeless man is recruited by a bunch of rich kids to fight other impoverished people.

SIX (2017)
Markimdb: 7.3
Genreaction, drama, military, history
CountryUSA
Duration02:06

Action drama series inspired by the real missions of Navy SEAL Team Six.

Jayne Mansfield's Car (2013)
Markimdb: 6.3
Genredrama
CountryUSA, Russia
Duration02:01

Alabama; 1969: The death of a clan's estranged wife and mother brings together two very different families. The scars of the past hide differences that will either tear them apart or expose truths that could lead to unexpected collisions.

The Man Who Killed Hitler and Then the Bigfoot (2019)
Markimdb: 5.7
Genrefantastic, drama, adventure, military
CountryUSA
Duration02:07

Decades after serving in WWII and assassinating Adolf Hitler, a legendary American war veteran must now hunt down the fabled Bigfoot.

Mickey and the Bear (2019)
Markimdb: 6.7
Genredrama
CountryUSA

In Anaconda, Montana, a strong-willed teenage girl navigates a loving but volatile relationship with her veteran father. In a desperate search for independence and her own identity, she risks family, heartbreak, and her standing in the only place she can call home.

Toxin (2015)
Markimdb: 2.8
Genrehorror, fantastic, thriller, drama
CountryUSA
Duration02:05

A pharmaceutical company recruits a well-known scientist to help develop a vaccine against a deadly virus.

SGT. Will Gardner (2019)
Markimdb: 5.9
Genreaction, drama, adventure, military
CountryUSA

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.

A Veteran's Christmas (2018)
Markimdb: 7.1
Genremelodrama
CountryUSA, Canada

Captain Grace Garland, a decorated U.S. veteran, returns home after two tours of Search and Rescue in Afghanistan. After being separated from her beloved K9 partner, Grace must rediscover the magic of Christmas. When she finds herself stranded in the town of River’s Crossing a couple weeks before Christmas, the local judge, Joe Peterson, offers her a place to stay on his property and takes it upon himself to show Grace everything she has been missing; Christmas, family, community, and love.




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