Most Popular "American Soldier" Titles
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2. Apocalypse Now (1979)
R | 153 min | Drama, War
During the U.S.-Viet Nam War, Captain Willard is sent on a dangerous mission into Cambodia to assassinate a renegade colonel who has set himself up as a god among a local tribe.
4. Transformers: Dark of the Moon (2011)
PG-13 | 154 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
The Autobots learn of a Cybertronian spacecraft hidden on the moon, and race against the Decepticons to reach it and to learn its secrets.
6. District 9 (2009)
R | 112 min | Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
An extraterrestrial race forced to live in slum-like conditions on Earth suddenly finds a kindred spirit in a government agent who is exposed to their biotechnology.
7. Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen (2009)
PG-13 | 150 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Sam Witwicky leaves the Autobots behind for a normal life. But when his mind is filled with cryptic symbols, the Decepticons target him and he is dragged back into the Transformers' war.
8. Jarhead (2005)
R | 125 min | Biography, Drama, War
Based on former Marine Anthony Swofford's best-selling 2003 book about his pre-Desert Storm experiences in Saudi Arabia and about his experiences fighting in Kuwait.
PG | 95 min | Comedy, War
An insane general triggers a path to nuclear holocaust that a war room full of politicians and generals frantically try to stop.
10. The Great Escape (1963)
Unrated | 172 min | Adventure, Drama, History
Allied P.O.W.s plan for several hundred of their number to escape from a German camp during World War II.
11. The Pacific (2010 TV Mini-Series)
52 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
A 10-part mini-series from the creators of "Band of Brothers" telling the intertwined stories of three Marines during America's battle with the Japanese in the Pacific during World War II.
13. We Were Soldiers (2002)
R | 138 min | Action, Drama, History
The story of the first major battle of the American phase of the Vietnam War and the soldiers on both sides that fought it.
14. Crimson Tide (1995)
R | 116 min | Action, Drama, Thriller
On a US nuclear missile sub, a young first officer stages a mutiny to prevent his trigger happy captain from launching his missiles before confirming his orders to do so.
15. Brothers (I) (2009)
R | 105 min | Drama, Thriller, War
A young man comforts his older brother's wife and children after he goes missing in Afghanistan.
16. MASH (1970)
R | 116 min | Comedy, War, Drama
The staff of a Korean War field hospital use humor and hijinks to keep their sanity in the face of the horror of war.
17. Force 10 from Navarone (1978)
PG | 118 min | Action, Drama, War
During World War II, several oddly assorted military experts are teamed in a mission to raid and destroy a bridge vital to enemy strategy.
18. Hogan's Heroes (1965–1971)
TV-PG | 25 min | Comedy, War
The inmates of a German World War II prisoner of war camp conduct an espionage and sabotage campaign right under the noses of their warders.
19. Glory (1989)
R | 122 min | Drama, History, War
Robert Gould Shaw leads the US Civil War's first all-black volunteer company, fighting prejudices of both his own Union army and the Confederates.
20. A Bridge Too Far (1977)
PG | 175 min | Drama, History, War
A historical telling of the failed attempt to capture several bridges on a road to Germany in World War II, in a campaign called Operation Market-Garden.
21. The Longest Day (1962)
G | 178 min | Action, Drama, History
The events of D-Day, told on a grand scale from both the Allied and German points of view.
Writers: Cornelius Ryan, Romain Gary, James Jones, David Pursall, Jack Seddon | Directors: Ken Annakin, Andrew Marton, Bernhard Wicki, Gerd Oswald, Darryl F. Zanuck | Stars: John Wayne, Robert Ryan, Richard Burton, Henry Fonda
22. Fahrenheit 9/11 (2004)
R | 122 min | Documentary
Michael Moore's view on what happened to the United States after September 11; and how the Bush Administration allegedly used the tragic event to push forward its agenda for unjust wars in Afghanistan and Iraq.
23. Born on the Fourth of July (1989)
R | 145 min | Biography, Drama, War
The biography of Ron Kovic. Paralyzed in the Vietnam war, he becomes an anti-war and pro-human rights political activist after feeling betrayed by the country he fought for.
24. The Last Castle (2001)
R | 131 min | Action, Drama, Thriller
A court-martialed general rallies together 1200 inmates to rise against the corrupt system that put him away.
25. The Dirty Dozen (1967)
Not Rated | 150 min | Action, Adventure, War
A US Army Major is assigned a dozen convicted murderers to train and lead them into a mass assassination mission of German officers in World War II.
26. Patton (1970)
GP | 172 min | Biography, Drama, War
The World War II phase of the career of the controversial American general, George S. Patton.
29. The World's Fastest Indian (2005)
PG-13 | 127 min | Biography, Drama, Sport
The life story of New Zealander Burt Munro, who spent years building a 1920 Indian motorcycle -- a bike which helped him set the land-speed world record at Utah's Bonneville Salt Flats in 1967.
31. Call of Duty: Black Ops (2010 Video Game)
M | Action, Thriller, War
The game starts with Mason strapped into an electric chair, being interrogated. Most of the missions are a series of flashbacks of moments that Mason recalls during the interrogation. ... See full summary »
32. Game Change (2012 TV Movie)
TV-MA | 118 min | Biography, Drama, History
Follows John McCain's 2008 presidential campaign, from his selection of Alaska Governor Sarah Palin as his running mate to their ultimate defeat in the general election.
33. The Sapphires (2012)
PG-13 | 103 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama
It's 1968, and four young, talented Australian Aboriginal girls learn about love, friendship and war when their all-girl group The Sapphires entertain the US troops in Vietnam.
34. The Messenger (I) (2009)
R | 113 min | Drama, Romance, War
An American soldier struggles with an ethical dilemma when he becomes involved with a widow of a fallen officer.
36. In Harm's Way (1965)
Approved | 165 min | Drama, War
A naval officer reprimanded after Pearl Harbor is later promoted to rear admiral and gets a second chance to prove himself against the Japanese.
37. Captain America (1990)
PG-13 | 97 min | Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Frozen in the ice for decades, Captain America is freed to battle against arch-criminal, The Red Skull.
38. Saints and Soldiers (2003)
PG-13 | 90 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
Four American soldiers and one Brit fighting in Europe during World War II struggle to return to Allied territory after being separated from U.S. forces during the historic Malmedy Massacre.
39. To Hell and Back (1955)
Approved | 106 min | Action, Biography, Drama
The true WWII story of Audie Murphy, the most decorated soldier in U.S. history. Based on the autobiography of Audie Murphy who stars as himself in the film.
40. The Dead (2010)
R | 105 min | Action, Horror, Thriller
An American mercenary, the sole survivor of a plane crash, has to run the gauntlet across Africa, battling with the living dead.
42. Tora! Tora! Tora! (1970)
G | 144 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
A dramatization of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor and the series of American blunders that allowed it to happen.
Writers: Larry Forrester, Hideo Oguni, Ryûzô Kikushima, Gordon W. Prange, Ladislas Farago | Directors: Richard Fleischer, Kinji Fukasaku, Toshio Masuda | Stars: Martin Balsam, Sô Yamamura, Jason Robards, Joseph Cotten
43. The Sand Pebbles (1966)
Approved | 182 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance
Engineer Jake Holman arrives aboard the gunboat U.S.S. San Pablo, assigned to patrol a tributary of the Yangtze in the middle of exploited and revolution-torn 1926 China. His iconoclasm and... See full summary »
44. The Green Berets (1968)
G | 142 min | Drama, War
Col. Mike Kirby picks two teams of crack Green Berets for a mission in South Vietnam. First off is to build and control a camp that is trying to be taken by the enemy the second mission is to kidnap a North Vietnamese General.
45. Saints and Soldiers: Airborne Creed (2012)
PG-13 | 94 min | Action, Drama, War
On August 15, 1944 the 517th Parachute Regimental Combat Team (PRCT) jumped over the south of France. Their mission was to support and protect the Allied Troops marching to Berlin. Landing ... See full summary »
47. The Man in the Gray Flannel Suit (1956)
Approved | 153 min | Drama, War
An ex-soldier faces ethical questions as he tries to earn enough to support his wife and children well.
48. Private Benjamin (1980)
R | 109 min | Comedy, War
A sheltered young high society woman joins the United States Army on a whim and finds herself in a more difficult situation than she ever expected.
49. Sniper: Reloaded (2011)
R | 91 min | Action, Drama, Thriller
The son of a renowned sniper decides to track down the sniper who ambushed his squad when they were sent to rescue a white planter in the Congo.
50. Sayonara (1957)
TV-PG | 147 min | Drama, Romance
A US air force major in Kobe confronts his own opposition to marriages between American servicemen and Japanese women when he falls for a beautiful performer.