Most Popular "Drill Instructor" Titles
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1. Full Metal Jacket (1987)
R | 116 min | Drama, War
A pragmatic U.S. Marine observes the dehumanizing effects the Vietnam War has on his fellow recruits from their brutal boot camp training to the bloody street fighting in Hue.
Votes: 482,661 | Gross: $46.36M
2. Starship Troopers (1997)
R | 129 min | Action, Sci-Fi, War
Humans in a fascistic, militaristic future do battle with giant alien bugs in a fight for survival.
Votes: 220,900 | Gross: $54.70M
3. Jarhead (2005)
R | 125 min | Action, Drama, War
A psychological study of operations desert shield and desert storm during the gulf war; through the eyes of a U.S marine sniper who struggles to cope with the possibility his girlfriend may be cheating on him back home.
Votes: 143,134 | Gross: $62.65M
4. An Officer and a Gentleman (1982)
R | 124 min | Drama, Romance
A young man must complete his work at a Navy Flight school to become an aviator, with the help of a tough gunnery sergeant and his new girlfriend.
Votes: 37,963 | Gross: $129.80M
5. Hot Shots! (1991)
PG-13 | 84 min | Action, Comedy
A parody of Top Gun (1986) in which a talented but unstable fighter pilot must overcome the ghosts of his father and save a mission sabotaged by greedy weapons manufacturers.
Votes: 78,524 | Gross: $69.47M
6. Major Payne (1995)
PG-13 | 95 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family
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
Votes: 21,917 | Gross: $29.41M
7. Private Valentine: Blonde & Dangerous (2008)
PG-13 | 98 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama
When fluffy, bubble gum movie star Megan Valentine suddenly finds herself broke and humiliated in the public eye, she wanders from the wreckage of a car accident and witlessly enlists in the U.S. Army hoping in vain that it will change her life.
8. 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.
Votes: 18,061 | Gross: $69.80M
9. In the Army Now (1994)
PG | 91 min | Comedy, War
Two misguided youths join the reserves to make some money for their entrepreneurial dreams. No sooner than they finish basic training are they called up to do their part to save the free world.
Writers: Steve Zacharias, Jeff Buhai, Robbie Fox, Ken Kaufman, Stu Krieger, Daniel Petrie Jr., Fax Bahr, Adam Small | Director: Daniel Petrie Jr. | Stars: Pauly Shore, Lori Petty, Andy Dick, David Alan Grier
Votes: 9,869 | Gross: $28.86M
10. Biloxi Blues (1988)
PG-13 | 106 min | Comedy, Drama
A group of young recruits go through boot camp during the Second World War in Biloxi Mississippi. From the play by Neil Simon.
Votes: 12,053 | Gross: $43.18M
11. The Tribe (1970 TV Movie)
G | 90 min | Drama
A Marine Corps drill instructor who is disgusted by the fact that the Corps now accepts draftees finds himself pitted against a hippie who has been drafted but refuses to accept the military's way of doing things.
12. First Time Felon (1997 TV Movie)
R | 110 min | Drama
Inspired by the true story of Greg Yance. In the film, Yance (Epps) is a hood who goes to jail for possession of drugs. He is given a choice: 5 years in jail or a couple of months in boot ... See full summary »
13. The D.I. (1957)
106 min | Drama
Gunnery Sergeant Jim Moore is one of the toughest Drill Instructors on Parris Island. But he's got a thorn in his side: Pvt. Owens, who always seems to foul up when the pressure's on. ... See full summary »
14. Stateside (2004)
R | 97 min | Drama, Music, Romance
The film follows a rebellious teenager on leave from the Marines who falls in love with a female musician. The relationship is threatened when she develops a mental illness...
Votes: 1,711 | Gross: $0.17M
88 min | Drama, History, War
The true story of Carlson's Raiders and their World War II attack on Makin Island.
16. Semper Fi (2001 TV Movie)
120 min | Drama, Action
Cliff Truckee refuses a privileged start in life at a top college while other young men are enlisting. On the bus out of Chicago he meets a girl on her way to join the Marines, falls in ... See full summary »
17. Take the High Ground! (1953)
Not Rated | 101 min | Drama, War
Sgt. Thorne Ryan, who once fought bravely in Korea, now serves as a hard-nosed drill instructor to new Army recruits at Fort Bliss, Texas. But is he really the man he is often described as?... See full summary »
18. First to Fight (1967)
92 min | Drama, War
In WW2, highly decorated Marine Sgt. Jack Connell comes home to the USA from the Pacific War and trains recruits for the army until his fighting spirit prods him to request a return to active duty on the front lines.
19. Prahaar: The Final Attack (1991)
166 min | Drama, Thriller, Action
Prahaar is the story of Major Chavan, a tough and stern soldier, trained to destroy the enemy. He can see the enemy on our borders but is unaware of the invisible enemy within ourselves. ... See full summary »
24. On the Line (2007)
55 min | Documentary
An act of civil disobedience at America's largest ongoing protest brings graduate student Brian DeRouen face-to-face with the pressing constitutional issues of today. His non-violent action... See full summary »
26. Fall In (1942)
45 min | Comedy
Captain Gillis (Frank Faylen) puts Sergeant "Dodo" Doubleday (William Tracy), because of his photographic memory, on a candidates list for Officer's Training School ahead of Sergeant ... See full summary »
27. Donald Gets Drafted (1942)
Approved | 9 min | Family, Comedy, Animation
Donald Fauntleroy Duck gets his draft notice and goes in, past all the amazingly enticing recruiting posters, to sign up. First he has to pass the physical. Despite his flat feet, he makes ... See full summary »
Approved | 10 min | Documentary, Short, Sport
Several prominent actors are seen in their new roles as WWII military officers and enlisted men. Highlights include Robert Stack (a former amateur skeet shooting champion) displaying his ... See full summary »
Carrot or Stick
TV-14 | 43 min | Drama, Mystery
A teenage military trainee at a juvenile offender training camp suffers peculiar symptoms after enduring an intense training course, and mysteriously, his drill sergeant is soon admitted ... See full summary »
The Lieutenant (1963–1964)
The Proud and the Angry
60 min | Drama
Rice is tasked with infiltrating a training platoon and investigate claims of cruelty against the commanding officer. What he discovers is a much more complex situation, that could turn deadly at any moment.