Tag: u.s.-army

Best Defense-1984 3.8

Best Defense-1984

Wylie is a lazy engineer. Landry is a Sergeant specialising in Armour. They have never met but their lives become entangled when Landry must take the tank Wylie designed into combat. Wylie is waiting for his employer to ...

To Hell and Back-1955 7.2

To Hell and Back-1955

True-life account of the military career of Audie Murphy, the most decorated soldier in WWII. Native of Texas, he was placed in charge of his many younger siblings on the death of his mother and decided to join the milit...

Private Benjamin-1980 6.2

Private Benjamin-1980

When her husband dies on their wedding night, Judy decides to join the United States Army. She realizes that she has never been independent in her entire life. What looks like a bad decision at first, turns out not so ba...

Renaissance Man-1994 6.2

Renaissance Man-1994

A down-on-his-luck businessman desperately takes the only job offered - a teacher in the U.S. Army. His mission: keep a ragtag bunch of underachieving misfits from flunking out of basic training! Be on alert as this unli...

Hell Is for Heroes-1962 7

Hell Is for Heroes-1962

World War II drama where the action centers around a single maneuver by a squad of GIs in retaliation against the force of the German Siegfried line. Reese joins a group of weary GIs unexpectedly ordered back into the li...

The Pentagon Wars-1998 7.3

The Pentagon Wars-1998

Air Force Lt. Col. John Burton was assigned to evaluate the usefulness of the Bradley Infantry Fighting Vehicle, an Army troop carrier/scout vehicle that, in its final redesign, was effectively a deathtrap for its occupa...

The Fighting 69th-1940 6.7

The Fighting 69th-1940

"The Fighting 69th" is a First World War regiment of mostly New York-Irish soldiers. Amongst a cocky crew, perhaps the cockiest is Jerry Plunkett, a scrappy fellow who looks out only for himself. The officers and non-com...

Fort Bliss-2014 6.4

Fort Bliss-2014

After returning home from an extended tour in Afghanistan, a decorated U.S. Army medic and single mother struggles to rebuild her relationship with her young son.::Anonymous...

Prelude to War-1942 7

Prelude to War-1942

This famous propaganda piece, used as a U.S. Army training film in WWII before theatrical release, asks 'why we fight.' The answer compares the 'free' and 'slave' worlds. Included: development of dictatorships in Italy, ...

Universal Soldier: Regeneration-2009 5.2

Universal Soldier: Regeneration-2009

With stolen top-secret technology, terrorists have created a next-generation Universal Soldier - an elite fighter genetically altered into a programmable killing machine. With this "UniSol" (Former UFC Heavyweight Champi...

Crazy People-1990 6

Crazy People-1990

Emory works in advertising, and is beginning to crack-up. His latest idea is honesty, e.g. "Volvos, Yes they are boxy, but they're safe". This doesn't go down too well with the boss, so Emory is sent to a psychiatric hos...

The Cut-Throats-1969 4.2

The Cut-Throats-1969

A captain hand-picks half a dozen American soldiers for a desperate mission in Germany, to get possession of vital WW2 plans - but he keeps another secret up his sleeve.::Artemis-9...

Hearts and Minds-1974 8.2

Hearts and Minds-1974

This film recounts the history and attitudes of the opposing sides of the Vietnam War using archival news footage as well as its own film and interviews. A key theme is how attitudes of American racism and self-righteous...

Buck Privates-1941 7.1

Buck Privates-1941

Bud and Lou enlist in the army in order to escape being hauled off to jail, and soon find themselves in basic training. To their dismay, the company's drill instructor is none other than the cop who was all set to run th...

Some Kind of Hero-1982 5.8

Some Kind of Hero-1982

A Vietnam vet returns home from a prisoner of war camp and is greeted as a hero, but is quickly forgotten and soon discovers how tough survival is in his own country....

Gate of Flesh-1964 7.4

Gate of Flesh-1964

After World War II, some Tokyo prostitutes band together with a strict code: no pimps, attack any street walker who comes into our territory, defend the abandoned building we call home, and punish whomever gives away sex...

The Deer Hunter-1978 8.1

The Deer Hunter-1978

Michael, Steven and Nick are young factory workers from Pennsylvania who enlist into the Army to fight in Vietnam. Before they go, Steven marries the pregnant Angela, and their wedding party also serves as the men's fare...

Black Hawk Down-2001 7.7

Black Hawk Down-2001

Action/war drama based on the best-selling book detailing a near-disastrous mission in Somalia on October 3, 1993. On this date nearly 100 U.S. Army Rangers, commanded by Capt. Mike Steele, were dropped by helicopter dee...

Biloxi Blues-1988 6.6

Biloxi Blues-1988

New York City teenager Eugene Jerome starts military service thoughtfully yet patriotically prepared to take part in World War II. At boot camp in Biloxi, Mississippi, he faces the brutally opposed views of other recruit...

Green Zone-2010 6.8

Green Zone-2010

Following the American invasion of Iraq in 2003 Chief Warrant Officer Roy Miller and his men are charged with finding the so-called weapons of mass destruction, whose existence justified American involvement, according t...

The Green Berets-1968 5.8

The Green Berets-1968

U.S. Special Forces troops ("Green Berets") under the command of Colonel Mike Kirby defend a firebase during the Vietnam war. War correspondent George Beckwith accompanies Kirby and objects to both the war and the means ...

The Young Lions-1958 7.2

The Young Lions-1958

The destiny of three soldiers during World War II. The German officer Christian Diestl approves less and less of the war. Jewish-American Noah Ackerman deals with antisemitism at home and in the army while entertainer Mi...

Apocalypse Now-1979 8.4

Apocalypse Now-1979

It is the height of the war in Vietnam, and U.S. Army Captain Willard is sent by Colonel Lucas and a General to carry out a mission that, officially, 'does not exist - nor will it ever exist'. The mission: To seek out a ...

Stripes-1981 6.9

Stripes-1981

At the end of a very bad day when he realizes his life has gone and is going nowhere, John Winger is able to convince his best friend, Russell Ziskey, whose life is not much better, to enlist in the army, despite they no...

Reflections in a Golden Eye-1967 6.8

Reflections in a Golden Eye-1967

US Army Major Weldon Penderton is stationed on a base in the American south. He and his wife Leonora Penderton are in an unsatisfying marriage. Weldon is generally a solitary man who in his time alone tries to bolster hi...

Dear John-2010 6.3

Dear John-2010

South Carolina US Army Special operations soldier John is on summer leave from his German base, visiting his widowed father. Being gallant on the pier, he befriends college student Savannah, a college student, and her bu...

Big Wednesday-1978 7.2

Big Wednesday-1978

Matt Johnson, Jack Barlow, and Leroy Smith are three young California surfers in the 1960s. At first reveling in the carefree life of beaches, girls, and waves, they eventually must face the fact that the world is changi...

Men in War-1957 7.2

Men in War-1957

In Korea, on 6 September 1950, Lieutenant Benson's platoon finds itself isolated in enemy-held territory after a retreat. Soon they are joined by Sergeant Montana, whose overriding concern is caring for his catatonic col...

At War with the Army-1950 5.7

At War with the Army-1950

Alvin Corwin is low man on the totem pole, and goes from one mishap to another at an army training camp in World War II.::Doug Shafer ...

Courage Under Fire-1996 6.6

Courage Under Fire-1996

The pilot of a rescue copter, Captain Karen Walden, died shortly before her helicopter crew was rescued after it crashed in Desert Storm. It first appears that she made a spectacular rescue of a downed helicopter crew, t...

The Great Raid-2005 6.7

The Great Raid-2005

Set in the Philippines in 1945 towards the end of WWII, under the command of Lieutenant Colonel Henry Mucci and Captain Robert Prince, the 6th Ranger Battalion undertake a daring rescue mission against all odds. Travelin...

From Here to Eternity-1953 7.6

From Here to Eternity-1953

It's 1941. Robert E. Lee Prewitt has requested Army transfer and has ended up at Schofield in Hawaii. His new captain, Dana Holmes, has heard of his boxing prowess and is keen to get him to represent the company. However...

Attack-1956 7.4

Attack-1956

During the closing days of WWII, a National Guard Infantry Company is assigned the task of setting up artillery observation posts in a strategic area. Lieutenant Costa knows that Cooney is in command only because of 'con...

Fixed Bayonets!-1951 6.9

Fixed Bayonets!-1951

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.::Ed Stephan ...

Kings Go Forth-1958 6.5

Kings Go Forth-1958

Race, love, and war. The Allies have landed in France, set up in a coastal town, where Lt. Sam Loggins, a serious guy from Manhattan's west side, falls hard for Monique Blair, an American raised in France. Loggins' serge...