Special Forces Movies

Special Forces Movies
List of the best special forces movies selected by our site visitors: Lone Survivor, Hunter Killer, The Widow of Saint-Pierre, Dreamer: Inspired By a True Story, My Blue Heaven, Last Year at Marienbad, Henry V, Gardens of Stone, Groundhog Day, Timecode.

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Lone Survivor (2013)
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.

Hunter Killer (2018)
Markimdb: 6.6
Genreaction, thriller
CountryUSA
Duration02:01
CharactersSpecial Forces, Lifeguards, Submariners
PlotDisasters, Hostage, Weapon
PlaceSubmarines, Ocean, Warships
StylePatriotic

Captain Glass of the USS Arkansas discovers that a coup d'├ętat is taking place in Russia, so he and his crew join an elite group working on the ground to prevent a war.

The Widow of Saint-Pierre (2000)
Duration01:56
PlacePrison, Islands
Time19th century

In 1850, on the isolated French island of Saint-Pierre, a murder shocks the natives. Two fishermen are arrested. One of them, Louis Ollivier, dies in custody. The other, Neel Auguste, is sentenced to death by the guillotine. The island is so small that it has neither a guillotine nor an executioner. While those are sent for Auguste is placed under the supervision of an army Captain.

Dreamer: Inspired By a True Story (2005)
Markimdb: 6.8
Genredrama, family, sport
CountryUSA
Duration01:46
CharactersHorses, Family
PlotOn real events, Adventure, Justice
StyleExciting, To cry, Inspirational, Touching, Serious

Ben Crane believes that a severely injured racehorse deserves another chance. He and his daughter Cale adopt the horse (in fact is a mare)and save it of being sacrificed by the owner.

My Blue Heaven (1990)
Markimdb: 6.3
Genrecomedy, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:37
CharactersMafia, Gangsters, Hired assassins, Police, Special agents
PlotLove, Skirmishes, Revenge, Moving
PlaceSmall cities
StyleLight

FBI agent Barney Coopersmith is assigned to protect former Mafia figure turned informant Vincent Antonelli. In the witness protection program one is supposed to keep a low profile, but that is something that Antonelli has trouble doing. Coopersmith certainly has his hands full keeping Antonelli away from the Mafia hitmen who want to stop him testifying, not to mention the nightclubs...

Last Year at Marienbad (1961)
Markimdb: 7.8
Genredrama, detective
CountryFrance, Italy
Duration01:34
PlotPassion, Obsession, Fate, Card games, Mystery
PlaceFrance, Hotels
StylePsychological problems, Atmospheric, Gloomy, Serious

In a strange and isolated chateau, a man becomes acquainted with a woman and insists that they have met before.

Henry V (1989)
Duration02:17

Gritty adaption of William Shakespeare's play about the English King's bloody conquest of France.

Gardens of Stone (1987)
Markimdb: 6.4
Genremelodrama, drama, military
CountryUSA
Duration01:52
CharactersMilitary, Soldier
PlotWar, Political, Justice, Funeral
PlaceVietnam, Cemetery
StyleSoulful, Gloomy, Touching, Depressive, Serious

A sergeant must deal with his desires to save the lives of young soldiers being sent to Vietnam. Continuously denied the chance to teach the soldiers about his experiences, he settles for trying to help the son of an old army buddy.

Groundhog Day (1993)
Duration01:41
CharactersImmortals, Reporters
PlotLove, Time travel, Obsession, Depression, Recurring day
PlaceHotels, USA, Small cities
StyleTo cry, Philosophical, Smart, Fancy

A narcissistic TV weatherman, along with his attractive-but-distant producer and mawkish cameraman, is sent to report on Groundhog Day in the small town of Punxsutawney, where he finds himself repeating the same day over and over.

Timecode (2000)
Duration01:46
PlotJealousy

A production company begins casting for its next feature, and an up-and-coming actress named Rose tries to manipulate her filmmaker boyfriend, Alex, into giving her a screen test. Alex's wife, Emma, knows about the affair and is considering divorce, while Rose's girlfriend secretly spies on her and attempts to sabotage the relationship. The four storylines in the film were each shot in one take and are shown simultaneously, each taking up a quarter of the screen.

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College Coach (1933)
Markimdb: 6
Genredrama, sport
CountryUSA
Duration01:16

Ruthless Coach Gore creates turmoil at a college by hiring players and alienating students. Along the way, the coach loses his wife Claire Gore to a grandstanding player. Inside look at college football of the 1930s replete with fake grades, non-student players, and the importance of football to a college's reputation.

Eat Locals (2017)
Markimdb: 5.4
Genrehorror, action, comedy
CountryUnited Kingdom
CharactersVampire, Special Forces, Immortals, Soldier, Chickens
PlotSurvival
TimeDark ones, Night
StyleTense, Depressive

In a quiet countryside farmhouse, Britain's vampires gather for their once-every-fifty-years meeting. Others will be joining them too; Sebastian Crockett, an unwitting Essex boy who thinks he's on a promise with sexy cougar Vanessa; and a detachment of Special Forces vampire killers who have bitten off more than they can chew. This is certainly going to be a night to remember... and for some of them it will be their last.

Tactical Force (2011)
Markimdb: 4.8
Genreaction
CountryCanada
Duration01:29
CharactersSnipers, Special Forces, Hired assassins, Heroes, FBI
PlotSurvival, Martial Arts, Death, Rivalry
PlaceLos Angeles
StyleExciting, Heavy, Serious, For men, Disturbing

A training exercise for the LAPD SWAT Team goes terribly wrong when they find themselves pitted against two rival gangs while trapped in an abandoned Hangar, armed with nothing but blanks.

The Mountain II (2016)
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.

MacGruber (2010)
Markimdb: 5.5
Genreaction, comedy, melodrama
CountryUSA
Duration01:35
CharactersSpecial Forces, Heroes
PlotSaving the World
StyleExplicit scenes, For men

Ex-special operative MacGruber (Forte) is called back into action to take down his archenemy, Dieter Von Cunth (Kilmer), who's in possession of a nuclear warhead and bent on destroying Washington, DC.

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.

Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom (2018)
Markimdb: 6.2
Genrefantastic, adventure, family
CountryUSA
Duration02:34
CharactersDogs, Dinosaurs, Monsters, Special Forces, Lifeguards
PlotSurvival, Money, Volcanoes, Death, Chase
PlacePrison, Aircraft, Islands, Ships
StyleUnexpected ending, Exciting, Action, Atmospheric, Tense

Three years after the demise of Jurassic World, a volcanic eruption threatens the remaining dinosaurs on the isla Nublar, so Claire Dearing, the former park manager, recruits Owen Grady to help prevent the extinction of the dinosaurs once again.

Battle Drone (2018)
Markimdb: 5.2
Genrefantastic, action
CountryUSA
CharactersRobots, Special Forces, Hired assassins
StyleExciting, Tense

"Expendables" meets the "A-Team" in this full throttle action film, where a group of skilled mercenaries find themselves betrayed by the US government and are forced to fight their way out of an ambush by a new, and lethal team of human droids.

Armed Response (2017)
Markimdb: 3.8
Genrehorror, action, thriller
CountryUSA
Duration01:38
CharactersHackers, Special Forces, Scientists, Military, Soldier
PlotSurvival, Skirmishes, Artificial Intelligence, Investigation, Death
PlacePrison, Afghanistan, USA
TimeDark ones
StyleUnexpected ending, Exciting, Action, Twisted plot, Fascinating

The story follows a team of highly trained operatives who find themselves trapped inside an isolated military compound.

12 Strong (2018)
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.




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