100 best military series

List of the best TV series in the military genre, selected by visitors to our site: Vikings, Scarlett, The Storm Gate, Dead Mountain: The Dyatlov Pass Incident, The Penal Battalion, Apostle, Rome, War and Peace, The Tudors, Диверсант 2: Конец войны, Magnificent Century, Halo: Nightfall, Kuruluş Osman, Generation War, Diversant, Диверсант. Крым, Das Boot, The Pacific, World Without End, Ashes
Vikings (2013)
Markimdb: 8.5
Genreaction, melodrama, drama, adventure, military, history
CountryRepublic of Ireland, Canada
Duration00:45

Vikings follows the adventures of Ragnar Lothbrok, the greatest hero of his age. The series tells the sagas of Ragnar's band of Viking brothers and his family, as he rises to become King of the Viking tribes. As well as being a fearless warrior, Ragnar embodies the Norse traditions of devotion to the gods. Legend has it that he was a direct descendant of Odin, the god of war and warriors.

Scarlett (1994)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genremelodrama, drama, military, history
CountryUSA
Duration06:00

Scarlett is a 1994 six hour miniseries loosely based on the sequel to Margaret Mitchell's novel, Gone with the Wind, written by Alexandra Ripley. The series was filmed at 53 locations in the United States and abroad, and stars Joanne Whalley as Scarlett O'Hara, Timothy Dalton as Rhett Butler, and Sean Bean as Lord Richard Fenton as well as many other notable British and American actors.

The Storm Gate (2006)
Markimdb: 7.4
Genredrama, military
CountryRussia
Duration03:28

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Dead Mountain: The Dyatlov Pass Incident (2020)
Markimdb: 7.8
Genrethriller, drama, detective, military, history
CountryRussia

Russia, 1959. A KGB major investigates the mysterious deaths of a group of nine student hikers in the Ural Mountains. Troubled by his past as a WWII veteran, he has a sixth sense and death seems to follow him around as he digs deeper into the mysterious incident. The more he learns, the more it becomes clear: the reason the students died will never see the light of day.

Apostle (2008)
Markimdb: 7.5
Genreaction, military, history
CountryRussia
Duration10:00

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The Penal Battalion (2004)
Markimdb: 7.4
Genreaction, drama, military
CountryRussia
Duration08:45

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Rome (2005)
Markimdb: 8.7
Genreaction, melodrama, drama, military, history
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration00:55

A down-to-earth account of the lives of both illustrious and ordinary Romans set in the last days of the Roman Republic.

War and Peace (2016)
Markimdb: 8.1
Genremelodrama, drama, military, history
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration01:05

A story that revolves around five aristocratic families, set during the reign of Alexander I, and centered on the love triangle between Natasha Rostova, Pierre Bezukhov, and Andrei Bolkonsky.

The Tudors (2007)
Markimdb: 8.1
Genremelodrama, drama, military, history
CountryRepublic of Ireland, Canada, USA, United Kingdom
Duration00:53

The Tudors is a history-based drama series following the young, vibrant King Henry VIII, a competitive and lustful monarch who navigates the intrigues of the English court and the human heart with equal vigor and justifiable suspicion.

Диверсант 2: Конец войны (2007)
Markimdb: 7.2
Genreaction, drama, military
CountryRussia
Duration08:20

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Magnificent Century (2011)
Markimdb: 6.7
Genremelodrama, drama, military, biography, history
CountryTurkey
Duration01:40

Muhteşem Yüzyıl is a prime time historical Turkish television series. It was originally broadcast on Show TV and then transferred to Star TV. It is based on the life of Suleiman the Magnificent, the longest reigning Sultan of the Ottoman Empire, and his wife Hürrem Sultan, a slave girl who became a Sultan.

Halo: Nightfall (2014)
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Genrefantastic, action, thriller, adventure, family, military
CountryUSA

Taking place between the events of Halo 4 and Halo 5: Guardians, Halo: Nightfall follows the origin story of legendary manhunter Jameson Locke (Mike Colter) and his team as they are caught in a horrific terrorist attack while investigating terrorist activity on the distant colony world of Sedra.

Kuruluş Osman (2019)
Markimdb: 7.8
Genreaction, drama, adventure, military, history
CountryTurkey

The life of Osman Bey, the son of Ertugrul Gazi and the founder of the Ottoman Empire.

Generation War (2013)
Markimdb: 8.5
Genreaction, drama, military, history
CountryGermany
Duration02:11

Berlin, summer of 1941, during the World War II. Five young Germans promise to meet again as soon the war ends… in Christmas: brothers Wilhelm and Friedhelm will go to the Russian front. Charlotte will serve as a nurse in a campaign hospital. Greta dreams of becoming a singer. Viktor, her Jewish boyfriend, works as a tailor with her father. But soon their naive wishes of peace and happiness will become a long and tragic nightmare.

Диверсант. Крым (2020)
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Genredrama, military
CountryRussia

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Diversant (2004)
Markimdb: 7.4
Genredrama, military
CountryRussia
Duration03:28

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Das Boot (2018)
Markimdb: 7.4
Genrethriller, drama, military, history
CountryWest Germany
Duration01:00

An inexperienced U-boat crew has to survive a secret mission and a young German woman is torn between loyalty for her home country and the French resistance in the WWII drama.

The Pacific (2010)
Markimdb: 8.3
Genreaction, drama, adventure, military, history
CountryUSA, Australia
Duration09:00

Track the intertwined real-life stories of three U.S. Marines – Robert Leckie, John Basilone, and Eugene Sledge – across the vast canvas of the Pacific Theater during World War II. A companion piece to the 2001 miniseries Band of Brothers.

World Without End (2012)
Markimdb: 7
Genrethriller, melodrama, drama, military, history
CountryGermany, Canada, United Kingdom, Hungary

Two hundred years after the construction of the great cathedral, the medieval town of Kingsbridge is taken under siege by Queen Isabella. Caris, a visionary young woman, inspires her people to stand up for their rights and revolt against to the most powerful forces of her time, the Church and the Crown.

Ashes (2013)
Markimdb: 6.9
Genredrama, military, history
CountryRussia
Duration07:30

The action of the series takes place from 1938 to 1948 years, and covers key events of the era.

Fog 2 (2012)
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Genrefantastic, drama, military
CountryRussia
Duration02:00

During the Victory day celebration, the heroes realize that the themed military party has been replaced by the reality of the fascist rear. Five guys, known to the audience from the first part of the film, find themselves in a German beer hall. In the confusion of the battle, they manage to escape, but in the confusion, "aliens from the 21st century" accidentally injure a red army soldier named Kantaria. Friends understand that if he does not survive, the course of history will change — who will plant the flag on the Reichstag? Now their task is to get to their own, not to let the future war hero die and, of course, go back to their time…

Generation Kill (2008)
Markimdb: 8.5
Genredrama, military
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
Duration07:00

The first 40 days of the war in Iraq as seen through the eyes of an elite group of U.S. Marines who spearheaded the invasion along with an embedded Rolling Stone reporter. A vivid account of the soldiers and of the forces that guided them in an often-improvised initiative.

Battle for Moscow (1985)
Markimdb: 7.3
Genredrama, military, history
CountrySoviet Union, Czechoslovakia, East Germany, Vietnam
Duration05:58

The Battle of Moscow is a 1985 Soviet multi-part war narrative, presenting a dramatized account of the 1941 Battle of Moscow and the events preceding it. The battle was the first major defeat of German Wehrmacht in the Second World War.

Batallions Ask for Fire (1985)
Markimdb: 8
Genredrama, military
CountrySoviet Union
Duration04:45

A story of a several days of intense fighting on the Eastern Front during one of the Soviet offensives in WWII.

The White Princess (2017)
Markimdb: 7.6
Genremelodrama, drama, military, history
CountryUnited Kingdom, France, USA
Duration01:42

The story of Elizabeth of York, the White Queen's daughter, and her marriage to the Lancaster victor, Henry VII. Based on the Philippa Gregory book of the same name.

На безымянной высоте (2004)
Markimdb: 6.6
Genreaction, military, history
CountryRussia, Belarus
Duration03:08

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Special Squad (2002)
Markimdb: 6.4
Genreaction, military
CountryRussia
Duration02:30

Spetsnaz is a 2002 Russian TV miniseries directed by Andrei Malyukov.

Siberiade (1978)
Markimdb: 8
Genremelodrama, drama, military, history
CountrySoviet Union
Duration04:35

The story about a very small god-forgotten village in Siberia reflects the history of Russia from the beginning of the century till early 80s. Three generations try to find the land of happiness and to give it to the people. One builds the road through taiga to the star over horizon, the second 'build communism' and the third searches for oil. The oil is found but the destruction of the old cemetry and everything the people of the village cared for followed to get the 'black treasure' of Siberia.

Shogun (1980)
Markimdb: 8.1
Genredrama, adventure, military, history
CountryUSA, Japan
Duration01:00

A English navigator becomes both a player and pawn in the complex political games in feudal Japan.

The Spanish Princess (2019)
Markimdb: 6.9
Genremelodrama, drama, military, history
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration01:55

The beautiful Spanish princess, Catherine of Aragon, navigates the royal lineage of England with an eye on the throne.




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