Most Popular "Army Life" Titles
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2. Apocalypse Now (1979)
R | 153 min | Drama, War
During the Vietnam 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.
3. Full Metal Jacket (1987)
R | 116 min | Drama, War
A pragmatic U.S. Marine observes the dehumanizing effects the Viet Nam War has on his fellow recruits from their brutal boot camp training to the bloody street fighting in Hue.
4. Big Fish (2003)
PG-13 | 125 min | Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
A son tries to learn more about his dying father by reliving stories and myths he told about his life.
5. Mulan (1998)
G | 88 min | Animation, Adventure, Family
To save her father from death in the army, a young maiden secretly goes in his place and becomes one of China's greatest heroines in the process.
Writers: Robert D. San Souci, Rita Hsiao, Chris Sanders, Philip LaZebnik, Raymond Singer, Eugenia Bostwick-Singer, Dean DeBlois, John Sanford, Tim Hodge, Burny Mattinson, Barry Johnson, Ed Gombert, Chris Williams, Julius Aguimatang, Lorna Cook, Thom Enriquez, Joe Grant, Floyd Norman, Linda Woolverton, Jodi Ann Johnson, Alan Ormsby, David Reynolds, Don Dougherty, Jorgen Klubien, Denis Rich, Joe Ekers, Theodore Newton, Larry Scholl, Daan Jippes, Frank Nissen, Jeff Snow | Directors: Tony Bancroft, Barry Cook | Stars: Ming-Na Wen, Eddie Murphy, BD Wong, Lea Salonga
6. Empire of the Sun (1987)
PG | 153 min | Drama, History, War
A young English boy struggles to survive under Japanese occupation during World War II.
7. Scent of a Woman (1992)
R | 156 min | Drama
A prep school student needing money agrees to "babysit" a blind man, but the job is not at all what he anticipated.
8. Good Morning, Vietnam (1987)
R | 121 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama
An unorthodox and irreverent DJ begins to shake up things when he is assigned to the US Armed Services Radio station in Vietnam.
9. 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.
10. 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.
12. Basic (2003)
R | 98 min | Action, Crime, Drama
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.
13. Patton (1970)
GP | 172 min | Biography, Drama, War
The World War II phase of the career of the controversial American general, George S. Patton.
14. Major Payne (1995)
PG-13 | 95 min | Comedy
Major Benson Winifred Payne is being discharged from the Marines. Payne is a killin' machine, but the wars of the world are no longer fought on the battlefield. A career Marine, he has no ... See full summary »
Writers: Joe Connelly, Bob Mosher, William Roberts, Richard Alan Simmons, Dean Lorey, Damon Wayans, Gary Rosen | Director: Nick Castle | Stars: Damon Wayans, Michael Ironside, Scott Bigelow, Joseph Blaire
15. Courage Under Fire (1996)
R | 116 min | Action, Drama, Mystery
A US Army officer, despondent about a deadly mistake he made, investigates a female chopper commander's worthiness for the Medal of Honor.
18. Casualties of War (1989)
R | 113 min | Drama, History, War
During the Vietnam War, a soldier finds himself the outsider of his own squad when they unnecessarily kidnap a female villager.
19. The Alamo (1960)
Unrated | 167 min | Adventure, Drama, History
A small band of soldiers sacrifice their lives in hopeless combat against a massive army in order to prevent a tyrant from smashing the new Republic of Texas.
22. Gallipoli (1981)
PG | 110 min | Adventure, Drama, History
Two Australian sprinters face the brutal realities of war when they are sent to fight in the Gallipoli campaign in Turkey during World War I.
23. 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.
25. Restrepo (2010)
R | 93 min | Documentary, War
A year with one platoon in the deadliest valley in Afghanistan.
Directors: Tim Hetherington, Sebastian Junger | Stars: The Men of Battle Company 2nd of the 503rd Infantry Regiment 173rd Airborne Brigade Combat Team, Juan 'Doc Restrepo, Dan Kearney, LaMonta Caldwell
26. Sergeant Rutledge (1960)
Approved | 111 min | Western, Crime
Respected black cavalry Sergeant Brax Rutledge stands court-martial for raping and killing a white woman and murdering her father, his superior officer.
28. Lone Star (1996)
R | 135 min | Drama, Mystery
When the skeleton of his murdered predecessor is found, Sheriff Sam Deeds unearths many other long-buried secrets in his Texas border town.
29. Starship Troopers 2: Hero of the Federation (2004 Video)
R | 88 min | Action, Adventure, Horror
In the sequel to Paul Verhoeven's loved/reviled sci-fi film, a group of troopers taking refuge in an abandoned outpost after fighting alien bugs, failing to realize that more danger lays in wait.
30. 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.
31. All Quiet on the Western Front (1979 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 150 min | War, Drama
A young soldier faces profound disillusionment in the soul-destroying horror of World War I.
32. Blue Sky (1994)
PG-13 | 101 min | Drama, Romance
Jessica Lange stars in a period drama about a family moving to a military base, and she quickly becomes part of a cover-up involving nuclear bomb tests.
33. Passchendaele (2008)
R | 114 min | Drama, History, Romance
The lives of a troubled veteran, his nurse girlfriend and a naive boy intersect first in Alberta and then in Belgium during the bloody World War I battle of Passchendaele.
34. Breaker Morant (1980)
PG | 107 min | Drama, History, War
Three Australian lieutenants are court martialed for executing prisoners as a way of deflecting attention from war crimes committed by their superior officers.
35. Fire Birds (1990)
PG-13 | 85 min | Action, Adventure
The U.S. Government is willing to help any country that requires help in ridding themselves of drugs with support from the Army. Unfortunately, the drug cartels have countered that offer by... See full summary »
36. A Soldier's Story (1984)
PG | 101 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
An African American officer investigates a murder in a racially charged situation in World War II.
37. Sgt. Bilko (1996)
PG | 93 min | Comedy
Sgt. Bilko is in charge of the Motor Pool at an Army base. He's also a good-natured con man, providing gambling facilities for the soldiers on base. When an old enemy from his past shows up... See full summary »
39. The Tuskegee Airmen (1995 TV Movie)
PG-13 | 106 min | Drama, History, War
The true story of how a group of African American pilots overcame racist opposition to become one of the finest US fighter groups in World War II
40. Zulu Dawn (1979)
PG | 98 min | Adventure, Drama, History
A dramatization of the Battle of Isandlwana, where the British Army met its match against the Zulu nation.
41. Gardens of Stone (1987)
R | 111 min | Drama, War, Romance
A sergeant must deal with his desires to save the lives of young soldiers being sent to Vietnam. Continuously denied the chance to teach the soldiers about his experiences, he settles for trying to help the son of an old army buddy.
42. The Virgin Soldiers (1969)
R | 95 min | Comedy, Drama, War
A group of young British soldiers billeted in Singapore of the year 1950 dreaming about winning the love of the daughter of the Regimental Sergeant Major.
43. Santa Fe Trail (1940)
Not Rated | 110 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama
The story of Jeb Stuart, his romance with Kit Carson Holliday, friendship with George Custer and battles against John Brown in the days leading up to the outbreak of the American Civil War.
44. Purple Hearts (1984)
R | 116 min | Drama, War
In middle of the Vietnam war a Navy surgeon and a nurse fall in love while serving in Vietnam during the war. Their affection for one another provides a striking contrast to the violence of warfare.
45. Danger UXB (1979– )
60 min | Action, Drama, Thriller
Brian Ash (Anthony Andrews) is a young lieutenant who is assigned to a UXB unit in the early days of World War II. UXB (UneXploded Bomb) is the signal that an aerial bomb has not exploded. ... See full summary »
46. Eddie Izzard: Dress to Kill (1999 Video)
115 min | Documentary, Comedy
Executive transvestite Eddie Izzard takes his show to San Francisco to give a brief history of pagan and Christian religions, the building of Stonehenge, the birth of the Church of England ... See full summary »
47. Streamers (1983)
R | 118 min | Crime, Drama, War
Four young soldiers waiting to be shipped to Viet Nam deal with racial tension and their own intolerance when one soldier reveals he's gay.
48. The Odd Angry Shot (1979)
92 min | Action, Comedy, War
In between drinking cans of Fosters beer, Australian soldiers tread on a few landmines, and generally experience the war in Vietnam.
50. The Profession of Arms (2001)
105 min | Drama, History, War
The history of the first victim of modern artillery and its moving agony, amidst conspiracies and betrayals of the powerful. Life and death of Giovanni De' Medici, a young brave captain in ... See full summary »