Special Forces Movies

List of the best special forces movies selected by our site visitors: Zero Dark Thirty, Lone Survivor, Battleship, Special Forces, The Raid, The Expendables, Battle: Los Angeles, Predator, Doomsday, SEAL Team.

In the top there are new films of 2020, a plot description and trailers for films that have already been released.

Zero Dark Thirty (2012)
Mark8.6 (imdb: 7.4)
Genrethriller, drama, military, history
CountryUSA
Duration02:37
CharactersSpecial Forces, Terrorists, Military, Spy, CIA
PlotInvestigation, Undercover, Skirmishes, Pursuit, On real events
PlaceHelicopters
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.

Lone Survivor (2013)
Mark8.4 (imdb: 7.5)
Genreaction, drama, military
CountryUSA
Duration01:56
CharactersSpecial Forces, Soldier, Military
PlotSkirmishes, Survival, War, Death, On real events
StyleAction, Heavy, Exciting, Fascinating, 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.

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.

Special Forces (2011)
Mark9.4 (imdb: 6.4)
Genreaction, drama, military
CountryFrance
Duration01:44
CharactersSpecial Forces, Journalists, Soldier, Heroes, Military, Snipers
PlotAdventure, Survival, Chase
StyleExciting, Action, Heavy, Disturbing, 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.

The Raid (2011)
Mark7.6 (imdb: 7.6)
Genreaction, thriller
CountryIndonesia, France, USA
Duration01:36
CharactersSpecial Forces, Killers, Warriors
PlotFight, Martial Arts, Death, Survival, Rivalry
StyleDisturbing, For men, Heavy, Exciting, Tense

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.

The Expendables (2010)
Mark8.2 (imdb: 6.5)
Genreaction, thriller, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration01:43
CharactersSpecial Forces, Snipers, Partners, CIA
PlotFight, Skirmishes, Martial Arts, Chase
PlaceIslands
StyleExciting

Barney Ross leads a band of highly skilled mercenaries including knife enthusiast Lee Christmas, a martial arts expert, heavy weapons specialist, demolitionist, and a loose-cannon sniper. When the group is commissioned by the mysterious Mr. Church to assassinate the dictator of a small South American island, Barney and Lee visit the remote locale to scout out their opposition and discover the true nature of the conflict engulfing the city.

Battle: Los Angeles (2011)
Mark8 (imdb: 5.7)
Genrefantastic, action
CountryUSA
Duration01:51
CharactersAliens, Special Forces, Heroes, Soldier, Military
PlotAlien invasion, UFO, Survival
PlaceLos Angeles

The Earth is attacked by unknown forces. As people everywhere watch the world's great cities fall, Los Angeles becomes the last stand for mankind in a battle no one expected. It's up to a Marine staff sergeant and his new platoon to draw a line in the sand as they take on an enemy unlike any they've ever encountered before.

Predator (1987)
Mark8.2 (imdb: 7.8)
Genrehorror, fantastic, action, thriller
CountryUSA
Duration01:44
CharactersSpecial Forces, Aliens, Warriors, Heroes, Soldier, Monsters
PlotMulti-part, Survival, Alien invasion, Supernatural, Chase
PlaceJungle
StyleTense, Disturbing

Dutch and his group of commandos are hired by the CIA to rescue downed airmen from guerillas in a Central American jungle. The mission goes well but as they return they find that something is hunting them. Nearly invisible, it blends in with the forest, taking trophies from the bodies of its victims as it goes along. Occasionally seeing through its eyes, the audience sees it is an intelligent alien hunter, hunting them for sport, killing them off one at a time.

Doomsday (2008)
Mark8 (imdb: 6)
Genrefantastic, action, thriller
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA, South Africa, Germany
Duration01:45
CharactersSpecial Forces, Heroes, Cannibals
PlotApocalypse, Viruses, Survival, Political, Chase
PlaceEngland, Scotland
TimeFuture, Post apocalypse
StyleHeavy, Exciting, Disturbing

A lethal virus spreads throughout the British isles,infecting millions and killing hundreds of thousands. To contain the threat, acting authorities brutally quarantine the country as it succumbs to fear and chaos. The quarantine is successful. Three decades later, the Reaper virus violently resurfaces in a major city. An elite group of specialists is urgently dispatched into the still-quarantined country to retrieve a cure by any means necessary. Shut off from the rest of the world, the unit must battle through a landscape that has become a waking nightmare.

SEAL Team (2017)
Mark8 (imdb: 7.5)
Genreaction, drama, military
CountryUSA
CharactersSpecial Forces, Soldier, Psychologists
PlotWar, Adventures, Martial Arts
StyleSpectacular, Action, Fascinating

The lives of the elite Navy Seals as they train, plan and execute the most dangerous, high-stakes missions our country can ask.

13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi (2016)
Mark8.4 (imdb: 7.3)
Genreaction, thriller, drama, military, history
CountryUSA, Malta, Morocco
Duration02:20
CharactersSpecial Forces, Terrorists, Tough guys, CIA
PlotSkirmishes, Survival, Political, Death, War, On real events
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.

The Factory (2018)
Mark7.6 (imdb: 6.8)
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CountryRussia, France, Armenia
Duration01:49
CharactersSpecial Forces, Dogs, Journalists
PlotHostage, Weapon
PlaceRussia
TimeNight
StyleTense, Fascinating

When a factory is bound to close, a group of workers decides to take action against the owner.

Uri: The Surgical Strike (2019)
Mark8.6 (imdb: 8.2)
Genreaction, drama, military, history
CountryIndia
Duration02:24
CharactersMilitary, Special Forces, Terrorists, Soldier
PlaceIndia

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.

Doom (2005)
Mark7 (imdb: 5.2)
Genrehorror, fantastic, action, thriller
CountryUnited Kingdom, Czech Republic, Germany, USA
Duration01:53
CharactersSpecial Forces, Aliens, Military, Monsters
PlotWeapon, Teleportation, Supernatural, Chase
PlaceMars
StyleBy games, Heavy, Tense, Disturbing

A team of space marines known as the Rapid Response Tactical Squad, led by Sarge, is sent to a science facility on Mars after somebody reports a security breach. There, they learn that the alert came after a test subject, a mass murderer purposefully injected with alien DNA, broke free and began killing people. Dr. Grimm, who is related to team member Reaper, informs them all that the chromosome can mutate humans into monsters -- and is highly infectious.

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.

Tenet (2020)
Markimdb: 7.9
CharactersCIA, Spy, Special Forces
PlotTime travel, Time machine, Skirmishes, Weapon
StyleDisturbing, Spectacular

Armed with only one word - Tenet - and fighting for the survival of the entire world, the Protagonist journeys through a twilight world of international espionage on a mission that will unfold in something beyond real time.

The Transporter (2002)
Mark8.2 (imdb: 6.8)
Genreaction, thriller, crime
CountryFrance, USA
Duration01:32
CharactersMafia, Tough guys, Heroes, Special Forces
PlotCars, The escape, Revenge, Rivalry, Chase
PlaceFrance

Former Special Forces officer, Frank Martin will deliver anything to anyone for the right price, and his no-questions-asked policy puts him in high demand. But when he realizes his latest cargo is alive, it sets in motion a dangerous chain of events. The bound and gagged Lai is being smuggled to France by a shady American businessman, and Frank works to save her as his own illegal activities are uncovered by a French detective.

The Marine (2006)
Markimdb: 4.7
Genreaction, comedy, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:32
CharactersPolice, Gangsters, Hunters, Heroes, Special Forces
PlotAbduction, Chase, Pursuit, Weapon, Hostage, Skirmishes
PlaceUSA
StyleExciting, Light, For men

A group of diamond thieves on the run kidnap the wife of a recently discharged marine who goes on a chase through the South Carolinian wilderness to retrieve her.

The Nest (2002)
Mark8 (imdb: 6.7)
Genreaction, thriller, crime
CountryFrance
Duration01:47
CharactersMafia, Partners, Gangsters, Special Forces
PlotRevenge, Rivalry, Chase, Hostage, Robbery
PlacePrison
StyleAction, Heavy, Exciting, Disturbing

Laborie is a high-flying officer in the French special forces. Her mission is to escort Abedin Nexhep, a godfather of the Albanian mafia. Charged with heading a wide-reaching prostitution network, this formidable criminal is due to stand trial before a European court. During the transfer, killers hired by Nexhep set up an ambush to free their boss but Laborie and her men manage to escape...

Rogue Warfare: The Hunt (2019)
Markimdb: 2.7
Genreaction, military
CountryUSA
CharactersMilitary, Special Forces
PlotChase, Fight
StyleExciting, Tense, Disturbing, Fascinating, For men

The next installment of the Rogue Warfare Trilogy. Daniel has been captured and it is up to the TEAM to find him before it is to late.




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