Special Forces Movies

Special Forces Movies
List of the best special forces movies selected by our site visitors: The Equalizer, The Kill Team, Lone Survivor, Act of Valor, 12 Strong, Uri: The Surgical Strike, Special Forces, Rescue Under Fire, Zero Dark Thirty, The Mountain II.

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

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Markimdb: 7.2
Genreaction, thriller, crime
CountryUSA
Duration02:11
CharactersMafia, CIA, Hired assassins, Heroes, Tough guys
PlotSkirmishes, Hostage, Rivalry
StyleExciting, Heavy, Serious, For men

In The Equalizer, Denzel Washington plays McCall, a man who believes he has put his mysterious past behind him and dedicated himself to beginning a new, quiet life. But when McCall meets Teri (Chloë Grace Moretz), a young girl under the control of ultra-violent Russian gangsters, he can’t stand idly by – he has to help her. Armed with hidden skills that allow him to serve vengeance against anyone who would brutalize the helpless, McCall comes out of his self-imposed retirement and finds his desire for justice reawakened. If someone has a problem, if the odds are stacked against them, if they have nowhere else to turn, McCall will help. He is The Equalizer.

Markimdb: 6
Genreaction, thriller, drama, military, biography
CountrySpain, USA, United Kingdom
CharactersSpecial Forces, Heroes, Military, Soldier
PlotOn real events, Skirmishes, Death, Cheating, Rivalry
PlaceAfghanistan
StyleExciting, Action, Heavy, Tense, Serious

When Andrew Briggman—a young soldier in the US invasion of Afghanistan—witnesses other recruits killing innocent civilians under the direction of a sadistic Sergeant, he considers reporting them to higher-ups. However, the heavily-armed and increasingly-violent platoon becomes suspicious that someone in their ranks has turned on them, and Andrew begins to fear that he'll be the next target.

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.

Markimdb: 6.5
Genreaction, thriller, military
CountryUSA
Duration01:50
CharactersCIA, Special Forces, Terrorists, Scouts, Heroes
PlaceSubmarines
StyleExciting, Patriotic, Serious, For men, Disturbing

When a covert mission to rescue a kidnapped CIA operative uncovers a chilling plot, an elite, highly trained U.S. SEAL team speeds to hotspots around the globe, racing against the clock to stop a deadly terrorist attack.

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.

Markimdb: 8.3
Genreaction, drama, military, history
CountryIndia
Duration02:24
CharactersSpecial Forces, Terrorists, Military, Soldier
PlotOn real events, Friendship, Weapon
PlaceIndia
StyleAction, Fascinating, Tense, Serious, For men

Following the roguish terrorist attacks at Uri Army Base camp in Kashmir, India takes the fight to the enemy, in its most successful covert operation till date with one and only one objective of avenging their fallen heroes.

Markimdb: 6.4
Genreaction, drama, military
CountryFrance
Duration01:44
CharactersSnipers, Special Forces, Terrorists, Heroes, Military
PlotSurvival, Adventure, Chase
PlaceAfghanistan
StyleExciting, Action, Heavy, Serious, For men

Afghanistan. War correspondent Elsa Casanova is taken hostage by the Taliban. Faced with her imminent execution, a Special Forces unit is dispatched to free her. In some of the world’s most breathtaking yet hostile landscapes, a relentless pursuit begins between her kidnappers who have no intention of letting their prey escape them and a group of soldiers who risk their lives in pursuit of their single aim – to bring her home alive. This strong, independent woman and these men of duty are thrown together and forced to confront situations of great danger that inextricably bind them – emotionally, violently and intimately.

Markimdb: 6.3
Genreaction, thriller, drama, military
CountrySpain
Duration01:55
CharactersSpecial Forces, Military, 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.

Markimdb: 7.4
Genrethriller, drama, military, history
CountryUSA, United Arab Emirates
Duration02:37
CharactersCIA, Spy, Special Forces, Terrorists, Military
PlotOn real events, Skirmishes, Investigation, Pursuit
PlaceAfghanistan, Helicopters
StyleAction, Heavy, Disturbing

A chronicle of the decade-long hunt for al-Qaeda terrorist leader Osama bin Laden after the September 2001 attacks, and his death at the hands of the Navy S.E.A.L. Team 6 in May, 2011.

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.

Markimdb: 7.7
Genreaction, drama, military, history
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
Duration02:24
CharactersSnipers, Special Forces, Military, Soldier, Warriors
PlotWar, Survival, Skirmishes, Death
PlaceAfrica, Helicopters
StyleFascinating, Heavy, Epic, Serious, Disturbing

When U.S. Rangers and an elite Delta Force team attempt to kidnap two underlings of a Somali warlord, their Black Hawk helicopters are shot down, and the Americans suffer heavy casualties, facing intense fighting from the militia on the ground.

Markimdb: 7.3
Genreaction, thriller, drama, military, history
CountryUSA, Malta, Morocco
Duration02:20
CharactersCIA, Special Forces, Terrorists, Tough guys
PlotWar, On real events, Survival, Skirmishes, Death
PlaceEmbassy
StyleAction, Tense, Disturbing

An American Ambassador is killed during an attack at a U.S. compound in Libya as a security team struggles to make sense out of the chaos.

Markimdb: 6.7
Genreaction, thriller, crime
CountryUSA, Canada, Thailand
CharactersTeens, Hired assassins, Special Forces, Tough guys, Lifeguards
PlotSkirmishes, Release of hostages, Human trafficking
PlacePrison, Jungle, India
StyleExciting, Action, For men, Disturbing

Tyler Rake, a fearless mercenary who offers his services on the black market, embarks on a dangerous mission when he is hired to rescue the kidnapped son of a Mumbai crime lord.

Markimdb: 6.5
Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA, Germany
Duration01:38
CharactersSpecial Forces, Military
PlotRevenge, Death, Missing people, Rivalry
PlaceJungle, Helicopters
StyleUnexpected ending, Action, Twisted plot, Heavy, Serious

A DEA agent investigates the disappearance of a legendary Army ranger drill sergeant and several of his cadets during a training exercise gone severely awry.

Markimdb: 7.1
Genreaction, comedy, drama, adventure, military
CountryUSA
Duration01:54
CharactersSnipers, Special Forces, Military, Surgeons
PlotWar, Treasures
PlaceIraq, Deserts
StyleTense, Black humor, Makes me think, Disturbing

A group of American soldiers stationed in Iraq at the end of the Gulf War find a map they believe will take them to a huge cache of stolen Kuwaiti gold hidden near their base, and they embark on a secret mission that's destined to change everything.

Markimdb: 7
Genreaction, thriller, comedy, crime
CountryUSA, France, Canada, China
Duration01:51
CharactersCIA, Spy, Special Forces, Hired assassins, Special agents
PlotAdventure, Chase
StyleUnexpected ending, Exciting, For men

When his peaceful life is threatened by a high-tech assassin, former black-ops agent, Frank Moses reassembles his old team in a last ditch effort to survive and uncover his assailants.

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'état is taking place in Russia, so he and his crew join an elite group working on the ground to prevent a war.

Markimdb: 5.2
Genreaction, thriller, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:29
CharactersGangsters, Special Forces, Hired assassins, Scammers, Bodyguards
PlotDancing, Soccer, Martial Arts, Gambling, Fight
PlaceAircraft, Party, Casino, Night Clubs
StyleUnexpected ending, Exciting, Action, Fascinating, Tense

Career criminal Youngblood Priest wants out of the Atlanta drug scene, but as he ramps up sales, one little slip up threatens to bring the whole operation down before he can make his exit.

Markimdb: 4.1
Genreaction, thriller, crime
CountryUSA
CharactersSnipers, Gangsters, Special Forces, Bikers, FBI
PlotDancing, Martial Arts, Fight, Motorcycles, Money
PlaceGhetto, Hotels
StyleUnexpected ending, Action, Heavy, Tense, Disturbing

Colonel Robert Sikes is on a mission to rid his city of crime. As a stealthy, one-man assault team, he will take on street gangs, mobsters, and politicians with extreme prejudice until his mission is complete. His former protégé, William Porter, teams up with the local police department to bring his former commander to justice and prevent him from further vigilantism.

Markimdb: 7.1
Genreaction, drama, military, history
CountryRussia, Ukraine, Finland
Duration02:19
CharactersHeroes, Military, Soldier
PlotWar, On real events, Friendship, Death
PlaceAfghanistan
StyleExciting, Heavy, Serious, For men, Disturbing

The picture opens in Krasnoyarsk, Siberia, in late 1988, when military trainees Petrovsky, Ryaba, Chugun, Stas, Pinochet, Lyutev and Vorobyev are whipped into shape at a training camp by the brutal, sadistic commander, Warrant Officer Dygalo - prior to being sent off to the front lines. After several one-by-one dalliances with the local whore, Snow White, and a cautionary lecture on the history, geography and culture of Afghanistan (which most of the men sleep through), the trainees head off to battle - first to the Bagram air base, then to the Afghani province of Khost to secure supply lines. But nothing can begin to prepare them for the brutal devastation into which they are plunged, or the relentless tide of slaughter that scatters thousands of Soviet victims in its wake.

Markimdb: 6
Genreaction, thriller, adventure, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:57
CharactersSnipers, Special Forces, Partners
PlotBank robbery, Rivalry
PlaceLos Angeles
StyleExciting, Heavy, Serious, For men

Hondo Harrelson recruits Jim Street to join an elite unit of the Los Angeles Police Department. Together they seek out more members, including tough Deke Kay and single mom Chris Sanchez. The team's first big assignment is to escort crime boss Alex Montel to prison. It seems routine, but when Montel offers a huge reward to anyone who can break him free, criminals of various stripes step up for the prize.

Markimdb: 7.6
Genreaction, thriller, crime
CountryIndonesia, USA
Duration01:36
CharactersSpecial Forces, Killers, Warriors
PlotSurvival, Martial Arts, Skirmishes, Fight, Martial Arts
StyleExciting, Heavy, Tense, Serious, For men

Deep in the heart of Jakarta's slums lies an impenetrable safe house for the world's most dangerous killers and gangsters. Until now, the run-down apartment block has been considered untouchable to even the bravest of police. Cloaked under the cover of pre-dawn darkness and silence, an elite swat team is tasked with raiding the safe house in order to take down the notorious drug lord that runs it. But when a chance encounter with a spotter blows their cover and news of their assault reaches the drug lord, the building's lights are cut and all the exits blocked. Stranded on the sixth floor with no way out, the unit must fight their way through the city's worst to survive their mission. Starring Indonesian martial arts sensation Iko Uwais.

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.

Markimdb: 6.6
Genreaction, thriller, adventure
CountryUSA, Bulgaria, Spain, Germany, China
Duration01:43
CharactersSnipers, Heroes, Tough guys, Partners, Veterans
PlotSkirmishes
StyleExciting

Mr. Church reunites the Expendables for what should be an easy paycheck, but when one of their men is murdered on the job, their quest for revenge puts them deep in enemy territory and up against an unexpected threat.

Markimdb: 6.5
Genreaction, drama, military, history
CountryRussia, Serbia
Duration02:31
CharactersSpecial Forces, Soldier
PlotWar, Friendship
PlaceYugoslavia, Serbia
StyleAction, Patriotic

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.

Markimdb: 5.6
Genreaction, comedy, drama, family
CountryCanada, USA
Duration01:35
CharactersTeens, Family, Scientists, Special agents, Bodyguards
PlotMartial Arts, Chase
StyleExciting

Disgraced Navy SEAL Shane Wolfe is handed a new assignment: Protect the five Plummer kids from enemies of their recently deceased father -- a government scientist whose top-secret experiment remains hidden in the kids' house.

Markimdb: 6.8
Genreaction, thriller, adventure
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration02:32
CharactersHackers, Spy, Terrorists, Heroes, James Bond
PlotMartial Arts, Passion, Cars, Investigation, Chase
PlaceMountains
StyleExciting, Tense, Serious, For men, Disturbing

A cryptic message from Bond’s past sends him on a trail to uncover a sinister organization. While M battles political forces to keep the secret service alive, Bond peels back the layers of deceit to reveal the terrible truth behind SPECTRE.

CharactersMutant
PlaceBunker, Canada

Mercenaries with nothing to lose are hired to rescue a bioengineer imprisoned in a cold war bunker. Upon entering the ominous facility, they find themselves in a fight for their lives when they come under attack from an unknown and deadly creature.

Markimdb: 8.1
Genredrama, military, history
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
Duration01:55
CharactersMilitary, Soldier, Warriors
PlotSkirmishes
PlaceJungle, Vietnam
StyleHeavy, Makes me think, Depressive, Serious

As a young and naive recruit in Vietnam, Chris Taylor faces a moral crisis when confronted with the horrors of war and the duality of man.

Duration02:01
CharactersSpecial Forces, Military, Soldier, Marines
PlotWar, Border
PlaceVillage, Jungle, Africa, Helicopters
StyleHeavy, Tense, Serious, For men, Disturbing

Navy SEAL Lieutenant A.K. Waters and his elite squadron of tactical specialists are forced to choose between their duty and their humanity, between following orders by ignoring the conflict that surrounds them, or finding the courage to follow their conscience and protect a group of innocent refugees. When the democratic government of Nigeria collapses and the country is taken over by a ruthless military dictator, Waters, a fiercely loyal and hardened veteran is dispatched on a routine mission to retrieve a Doctors Without Borders physician.





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