Most Popular "Paratrooper" Titles
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1. Band of Brothers (2001 TV Mini-Series)
TV-MA | 705 min | Action, Drama, History
The story of Easy Company of the US Army 101st Airborne division and their mission in WWII Europe from Operation Overlord through V-J Day.
2. 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.
3. Red Dawn (1984)
PG-13 | 114 min | Action, Drama, War
It is the dawn of World War III. In mid-western America, a group of teenagers bands together to defend their town, and their country, from invading Soviet forces.
4. Red Dawn (2012)
PG-13 | 93 min | Action, Thriller, War
A group of teenagers look to save their town from an invasion of North Korean soldiers.
5. The English Patient (1996)
R | 162 min | Drama, Romance, War
At the close of WWII, a young nurse tends to a badly-burned plane crash victim. His past is shown in flashbacks, revealing an involvement in a fateful love affair.
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. Casino Royale (1967)
Approved | 131 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy
In an early spy spoof, aging Sir James Bond comes out of retirement to take on SMERSH.
Writers: Wolf Mankowitz, John Law, Michael Sayers, Ian Fleming | Directors: Ken Hughes, John Huston, Joseph McGrath, Robert Parrish, Richard Talmadge | Stars: David Niven, Peter Sellers, Ursula Andress, Orson Welles
8. The Bridge on the River Kwai (1957)
PG | 161 min | Adventure, Drama, War
After settling his differences with a Japanese PoW camp commander, a British colonel co-operates to oversee his men's construction of a railway bridge for their captors - while oblivious to a plan by the Allies to destroy it.
9. 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.
10. 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
11. 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.
12. Ocean's 11 (1960)
Unrated | 127 min | Comedy, Crime, Music
Danny Ocean gathers a group of his World War II compatriots to pull off the ultimate Las Vegas heist. Together the eleven friends plan to rob five Las Vegas casinos in one night.
13. The Edge of Love (2008)
R | 110 min | Biography, Drama, Romance
Two feisty, free-spirited women are connected by the brilliant, charismatic poet who loves them both.
14. Head in the Clouds (2004)
R | 132 min | Drama, Romance, War
HEAD IN THE CLOUDS is a sweeping romantic drama set in 1930's England, Paris, and Spain. Gilda Bessé shares her Paris apartment with an Irish schoolteacher, Guy Malyon, and Mia, a refugee ... See full summary »
15. The Battle of Algiers (1966)
Not Rated | 121 min | Crime, Drama, History
In the 1950s, fear and violence escalate as the people of Algiers fight for independence from the French government.
16. Come and See (1985)
Not Rated | 140 min | Drama, War
After finding an old rifle, a young boy joins the Soviet Army and experiences the horrors of World War II.
17. Bloody Sunday (2002)
R | 107 min | Drama, History, War
A dramatization of the Irish civil rights protest march and subsequent massacre by British troops on January 30, 1972.
18. Paratrooper (1953)
Approved | 88 min | Drama, War
Alan Ladd is the focus of this story based on the wartime raid on the German radar station at Bruneval. The raid was a combined services operation and the 2nd Battalion of the 1st Parachute... See full summary »
19. Ike: Countdown to D-Day (2004 TV Movie)
PG | 89 min | Drama, History, War
A dramatization of the 90 days leading up to Operation Overlord, the Allied invasion of Normandy, and how General Dwight Eisenhower, against all odds, brilliantly orchestrated the most important military maneuver in modern history.
20. The Heroes of Telemark (1965)
Approved | 131 min | Action, Drama, History
Norwegian resistance tries to stop German troops to produce an atomic bomb component during WW2. Based on a true story.
21. Outlaw (2007)
R | 103 min | Action, Crime, Drama
A group of people who feel betrayed by their government and let down by their police force form a modern-day outlaw posse in order to right what they see as the wrongs of society.
22. Ice Station Zebra (1968)
G | 148 min | Action, Drama, Thriller
Commander James Ferraday, USN, has new orders: get David Jones, a British civilian, Captain Anders, a tough Marine with a platoon of troops, Boris Vasilov, a friendly Russian, and the crew ... See full summary »
23. Call of Duty (2003 Video Game)
T | Action, War
You play as three different Allied nations: the Americans, the British, and the Russians. From 1944 to 1945, you must answer the call of duty and defeat the domination-bent Germans.
25. Cast a Giant Shadow (1966)
146 min | Adventure, Drama, History
An American Army officer is recruited by the yet to exist Israel to help them form an army. He is disturbed by this sudden appeal to his jewish roots. Each of Israel's Arab neighbors has ... See full summary »
26. Battleground (1949)
Approved | 118 min | Action, War, Drama
A squad of the 101st Airborne Division copes with being trapped in the besieged city of Bastogne during the Battle of the Bulge.
27. The Last Rescue (2015)
107 min | Action, Drama, War
World World II: Shortly after D-Day, three American soldiers and two Army Corps nurses are stranded behind enemy lines. They take a high-ranking German officer as their prisoner and try to orchestrate an escape.
28. The Ugly American (1963)
120 min | Adventure, Drama, Thriller
An intelligent, articulate scholar, Harrison MacWhite, survives a hostile Senate confirmation hearing at the hands of conservatives to become ambassador to Sarkan, a southeast Asian country... See full summary »
29. The Brest Fortress (2010)
138 min | Action, Drama, History
A war drama set during the Nazi invasion of the Soviet Union in June 1941, in which Russian troops held on to a border stronghold for nine days.
Writers: Aleksey Dudarev, Vladimir Eryomin, Ekaterina Tirdatova, Igor Ugolnikov, Konstantin Vorobyov | Director: Aleksandr Kott | Stars: Aleksey Kopashov, Andrey Merzlikin, Pavel Derevyanko, Aleksandr Korshunov
30. 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.
32. Wrong Is Right (1982)
R | 117 min | Comedy, Drama, Thriller
A satire of American news reporting, Covert Agencies, and political system. The theft of two suitcase sized nuclear weapons, and their sale to a terrorist group, leads TV Newsman Patrick ... See full summary »
33. 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.
34. House of Fools (2002)
R | 104 min | Drama, Music, Romance
In the midst of the Chechen War, a remote psychiatric institution is left without staff leaving the patients to fend for themselves. Based on a true story.
35. Hornets' Nest (1970)
R | 110 min | Drama, Action, War
A commando unit is dropped behind the German lines in Italy and its mission is to blow up a strategic dam. However, the unit is ambushed and only its leader survives. He is picked up by a ... See full summary »
36. We Stand Alone Together (2001 TV Movie)
78 min | Documentary
Compiled over two years, an 'on-camera oral history' of Easy Company, told by the veterans themselves. Accompanies the mini-series Band of Brothers.
37. Lumumba (2000)
115 min | Biography, Drama, History
The true story of the rise to power and brutal assassination of the formerly vilified and later redeemed leader of the independent Congo, Patrice Lumumba. Using newly discovered historical ... See full summary »
38. Signs of Life (1968)
91 min | Drama
On Crete, a wounded German paratrooper named Stroszek is sent to the quiet city of Kos with his wife Nora, a Greek nurse, and two other soldiers recovering from minor wounds. Billeted in a ... See full summary »
39. Stranded (2010)
103 min | Horror, Mystery
A platoon of French soldiers on a rescue mission in North Africa confront invisible evil creatures.
40. 36 fillette (1988)
88 min | Romance, Drama
A night in the life of a young woman who wishes to learn and experience more of life. The men she meets have as much to learn from her as they can offer her, or more.
41. Man on the Roof (1976)
R | 110 min | Action, Crime, Drama
Police lieutenant Nyman is murdered in his hospital bed and Martin Beck and his colleagues have another murder to solve. They discover that Nyman was a very brutal and tough policeman who ... See full summary »
42. Return to Castle Wolfenstein (2001 Video Game)
Action, Adventure, Drama
You play a World War II American intelligence agent who must stop various Nazi special weapons projects predominately involving the occult.
43. Storming Juno (2010 TV Movie)
88 min | History, War
Docudrama retelling the Canadian assault of Juno Beach on D-Day, as told via reenactment and through interviews with those who were there.
44. Quatermass II (1955 TV Mini-Series)
30 min | Drama, Sci-Fi, Horror
Several years after the previous serial took place, Professor Quatermass is trying to perfect a dangerously unstable nuclear-powered rocket engine. After a disastrous test firing in ... See full summary »
45. Casablanca Express (1989)
85 min | Action, War
In, 1942 a commando (Jason Connery) is assigned to protect Winston Churchill when it is learned that the Nazis are plotting to kidnap him.
46. Jumping Jacks (1952)
96 min | Comedy
Nightclub comic Hap Smith assumes the identity of another soldier so he can tour army bases in a revue with his ex-partner Chuck Allen.
47. Great Raids of World War II (2006 Video)
139 min | Documentary, History, War
Showcases a series of daring raid made by various sections of the British military during World War II. The raids highlighted are "Stopping Hitler's A-Bomb", "Prison Busters", Radar Beam ... See full summary »
48. Medal of Honor: Frontline (2002 Video Game)
T | Action, Adventure, Drama
You take on the role of Lieutenant James Patterson, the star of the 'Medal of Honor' series. As Patterson, you are the Allied force's most reliable military special agent. From storming the... See full summary »
49. The Body Stealers (1969)
R | 91 min | Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi
A British military paratrooper disappears in mid-air during a jump from an army plane. Two investigators, Patrick Allen and Neil Connery, try to unravel how this happened. What they uncover... See full summary »
50. Strangers in the Night (1944)
Approved | 56 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
A lonely, mentally unbalanced woman invents a fictitious daughter and has the "daughter" write to a Marine stationed in the South Pacific. When the soldier returns back to the States, he ... See full summary »