Special Forces Movies

List of the best special forces movies selected by our site visitors: SEAL Team, 13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi, Special Forces, The Expendables, The Factory, Uri: The Surgical Strike, The Raid, Predator, Lone Survivor, Doomsday
In the top there are new films of 2019, a plot description and trailers for films that have already been released.
SEAL Team (2017)
Markimdb: 7.3
Genreaction, drama, military
CountryUSA
CharactersSpecial Forces, Military, Soldier, Psychologists
PlotWar, Adventures
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
PlotSkirmishes, Survival, Political

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.

Special Forces (2011)
Mark9.4 (imdb: 6.3)
Genreaction, drama, military
CountryFrance
Duration01:44
CharactersSpecial Forces, Journalists, Soldier
StyleExciting, Action

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

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.

The Factory (2018)
Mark7.6 (imdb: 7)
Genrethriller, drama, crime
Duration01:49
CharactersSpecial Forces
PlotHostage
PlaceRussia
StyleTense

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: 8.4)
Genreaction, drama, military, history
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.

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

Predator (1987)
Mark8.4 (imdb: 7.8)
Genrehorror, fantastic, action, thriller
CountryUSA
Duration01:44
CharactersSpecial Forces, Aliens
PlotMulti-part, Survival, Alien invasion
PlaceJungle

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.

Lone Survivor (2013)
Mark8.4 (imdb: 7.5)
Genreaction, drama, military
CountryUSA
Duration01:56
CharactersSpecial Forces, Soldier, Military
PlotSkirmishes, Survival, War

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.

Doomsday (2008)
Mark8 (imdb: 6)
Genrefantastic, action, thriller
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA, South Africa, Germany
Duration01:45
CharactersSpecial Forces
PlotApocalypse, Viruses
TimeFuture, Post apocalypse

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.

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Zero Dark Thirty (2012)
Mark8.6 (imdb: 7.4)
Genrethriller, drama, military, history
CountryUSA
Duration02:37
CharactersSpecial Forces, Terrorists, Military

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.

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

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.

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

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.

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

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.

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