Most Popular "Platoon" Titles
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2. Full Metal Jacket (1987)
R | 116 min | Drama, War
A pragmatic U.S. Marine observes the dehumanizing effects the U.S.-Vietnam War has on his fellow recruits from their brutal boot camp training to the bloody street fighting in Hue.
3. Across the Universe (2007)
PG-13 | 133 min | Drama, Fantasy, Musical
The music of the Beatles and the Vietnam War form the backdrop for the romance between an upper-class American girl and a poor Liverpudlian artist.
4. 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.
7. Flags of Our Fathers (2006)
R | 132 min | Drama, History, War
The life stories of the six men who raised the flag at The Battle of Iwo Jima, a turning point in WWII.
8. Heartbreak Ridge (1986)
R | 130 min | Action, Comedy, Drama
A hard-nosed, hard-living Marine gunnery sergeant clashes with his superiors and his ex-wife as he takes command of a spoiled recon platoon with a bad attitude.
10. Tigerland (2000)
R | 101 min | Drama, War
A group of recruits go through Advanced Infantry Training at Fort Polk, Louisiana's infamous Tigerland, last stop before Vietnam for tens of thousands of young men in 1971.
11. 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.
12. Joyeux Noel (2005)
PG-13 | 116 min | Drama, History, Music
On Christmas Eve during world War I, the Germans, French, and Scottish fraternize and get to know the men who live on the opposite side of a brutal war, in what became a true lesson of humanity.
13. 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
14. Cross of Iron (1977)
R | 119 min | Action, Drama, War
In 1943, in the Russian front, the decorated leader Rolf Steiner is promoted to Sergeant after another successful mission. Meanwhile the upper-class and arrogant Prussian Captain Hauptmann ... See full summary »
16. 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.
19. Deathwatch (2002)
R | 94 min | Drama, Horror, War
In the middle of World War I, nine British soldiers caught behind enemy lines seek refuge in a complex network of German trenches. What they soon discover is that they aren't alone - and it isn't a German soldier that's hunting them down.
20. All the Young Men (1960)
Approved | 87 min | Drama, War
During the Korean War, the lieutenant in charge of a Marine rifle platoon is killed in battle. Before he dies, he places the platoon's sergeant, who's black, in charge. The sergeant figures... See full summary »
21. Armadillo (2010)
105 min | Documentary, War
In February 2009 a group of Danish soldiers accompanied by documentary filmmaker Janus Metz arrived at Armadillo, an army base in the southern Afghan province of Helmand. Metz and cameraman... See full summary »
22. When Trumpets Fade (1998 TV Movie)
R | 95 min | Action, Drama, War
A private in the latter days of WWII on the German front struggles between his will to survive and what his superiors perceive as a battlefield instinct.
23. Kokoda: 39th Battalion (2006)
PG-13 | 92 min | Action, Drama, War
A bitter battle is fought between Australian and Japanese soldiers along the Kokoda trail in New Guinea during World War II.
24. Oliver Sherman (2010)
Drama, Thriller, War
Feeling lost and disconnected, with no family of his own, veteran Sherman Oliver sets out to the countryside in search of the soldier who saved him back in the war. That man, Franklin Page,... See full summary »
25. Cannibal Apocalypse (1980)
R | 96 min | Horror, Thriller
Giovanni Lambardo Radice and John Saxon are Vietman vets that bring back contagious virus that turn people into cannibals when bitten.
26. Stranded (2010)
103 min | Action, Horror, War
A platoon of French soldiers on a rescue mission in North Africa confront invisible evil creatures.
27. Armored Command (1961)
Approved | 99 min | Drama, War
An American army unit is trapped in a small town during a German counterattack and discovers that a spy in the town is providing the Germans with information about them.
28. Fixed Bayonets! (1951)
Approved | 92 min | Action, Drama, War
The story of a platoon during the Korean War. One by one Corporal Denno's superiors are killed until it comes to the point where he must try to take command responsibility.
29. La 317ème section (1965)
100 min | War
In Vietnam, 1954, a French platoon isolated behind enemy lines tries to come back. It is led by the inexperienced, idealistic sous-lieutenant Torrens, and by adjutant Willsdorf, a WWII veteran of the Werhmacht.
31. The Desert of the Tartars (1976)
PG | 140 min | Drama, History, War
As his first assignment, lieutenant Drogo is sent to an isolated fortress on the borders of a desert and of a range of high mountains. The mission of the garrison is to prevent a possible ... See full summary »
32. The Winter War (1989)
195 min | Drama, History, War
Set during World War 2. After the Nazi Germany invaded Poland in September 1939, Russia attacked Finland in November 1939. Finnish reservists leave their homes and go to war. The film ... See full summary »
33. Merrill's Marauders (1962)
Approved | 98 min | Adventure, War, Drama
Brigadier General Frank D. Merrill leads the 3,000 American volunteers of his 5307th Composite Unit (Provisional), aka "Merrill's Marauders", behind Japanese lines across Burma to Myitkyina... See full summary »
35. We've Never Been Licked (1943)
Approved | 103 min | Action, Drama, Romance
WWII morale film for Texas A&M graduates fighting overseas. Young Brad Craig (Langton) enters the military school with a chip on his shoulder which Mitchum and other upperclassmen quickly ... See full summary »
36. The Anderson Platoon (1967)
65 min | Documentary, War
The director, a French veteran of the Indochina war (La 317e Section), returned to follow a platoon of American soldiers for six weeks at the height of fighting in Vietnam in 1966. The ... See full summary »
37. In Gold We Trust (1990)
89 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
Story about a group of commandos trying to retrieve some gold, which is stored in a NASA capsule. During the operation, they confront another commando group led by two evil mercenaries (one... See full summary »
38. Shake Rattle and Roll Fourteen: The Invasion (2012)
Action, Adventure, Comedy
Critically acclaimed director Chito S. Roño embarks on creating the three episodes titled: Pamana, Lost Command and Unwanted. Graded A by the Cinema Evaluation Board, Chito S. Roño elevates... See full summary »
41. Two Colonels (1962)
90 min | Comedy
During the WWII Italians and English occupy alternatively a village between the Albanian and Grecian borders. It happens so often that, not only they use the same Hotel (the Iris) as ... See full summary »
42. Come On, Marines! (1934)
Approved | 70 min | Drama
"Lucky" Davis, a ladies-man and a devil-may-care U. S. Marine Sergeant, is leading a Marine-squadron on an expedition through a Phillipine jungle where an outlaw bandit is leading a ... See full summary »
44. Last Words (2010)
21 min | Short, Action, Drama
After returning home from war, a former soldier plans his final day on earth. 'Last Words' explores the moments leading up to the suicide of Jason Grey(Lancaster). This frightening tale is ... See full summary »
45. Shock (1934)
70 min | Drama, Romance, War
Captain Bob Hayworth, his brother Lieutenant Gilroy Hayworth and Captain Derek Marbury are in a World-War 1 trench on the front-lines in France. Bob Hayworth resents Marbury greatly as the ... See full summary »
The Lieutenant (1963–1964)
A Very Private Affair
60 min | Drama
Rice reports for his first day as a commissioned officer, and is handed a command known for its ill discipline. Rice needs to understand the issues within the unit and try and meld them into a cohesive force.
The Lieutenant (1963–1964)
60 min | Drama
Lt. Rice is sent on anti insurgency exercises with Captain Thomson. A series of incidents occur that make Rice uncomfortable with the report he must submit about the exercises.
Milton the Monster (1965–1967)
The House-Fly Guest/Fortune Kooky/Goon Platoon
Animation, Comedy, Family
Goo Fee promises his servant the throne if he captures Fearless Fly. A Chinese astrologer honors Muggy-Do. Milton, Heebie and Jeebie are inducted into the army.