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Commandos films in war films

Commandos are elite within the army - they get the worst and most dangerous tasks there are because they are traines to overcome all the obstacles.



The Longest Day 1962

The Longest Day 1962 war film

A Bridge Too Far 1977

A Bridge Too Far 1977 war film

The film tells the story of Operation Market Garden in 1944, aimed at opening the way to Berlin. The action failed, and the film is very realistic.

Karbala 2015

Karbala 2015 war film

Polish soldiers in Iraq are assigned to simple task of guarding city hall, but situation quickly escalates into siege. With limited supplies they have to face a large mob attacking the building using heavy weaponry.

Ice Station Zebra 1968

Ice Station Zebra 1968 war film

During the Cold War the American submarine was sent with a mission to the North Pole. It is very good thriller with many twists and surprising ending.

First Blood 1982

First Blood 1982 war film

Vietnam War veteran finds it hard to adapt to life back in US. Mistreatment by local police triggers his POW camp past and he flees into the woods, where he is one dangerous beast.

Where Eagles Dare 1968

Where Eagles Dare 1968 war film

During the Second World War, special group must acquire the castle Schloss Adler, a fortress high in the Alps of southern Bavaria.

Age of Heroes 2011

Age of Heroes 2011 war film

During World War 2 British commandos unit is parachuted into Norway in order to obtain data about German radar installations in the area. But reaching the target is only half of their problems - they have to find a way back...

The Dirty Dozen 1967

The Dirty Dozen 1967 war film

American soldiers convicted of serious crimes are given chance to avoid spending their lives in prison if they take part in suicidal mission behind enemy lines.

The Guns of Navarone 1961

The Guns of Navarone 1961 war film

In 1943 group of commandos has to get on the small island of Navarone, which is occupied by the Germans and blow up the 2 huge guns. The problem is there might be a traitor among them.

The Bridge 1969

The Bridge 1969 war film

Yugoslavian partisans are preparing to attack the strategic bridge located high in the mountains. Reach it will be difficult, but blowing it up seems impossible.

Act of Valor 2012

Act of Valor 2012 war film

Play Dirty 1969

Play Dirty 1969 war film

The Star 2002

The Star 2002 war film

Attack Force Z 1982

Attack Force Z 1982 war film

The Eagle Has Landed 1976

The Eagle Has Landed 1976 war film

The film tells the story of the shares of German soldiers in the UK, the aim of which was to kidnap or eliminate Winston Churchill.

Attack on the Iron Coast 1968

Attack on the Iron Coast 1968 war film

Canadian major tries to get over the trauma of his men being killed in disastrous landing operation. He comes up with a daring plan to strike on the French coast.

Tears of the Sun 2003

Tears of the Sun 2003 war film

During civil war in Nigeria SEAL platoon is sent to infiltrate secluded area of the country to rescue a doctor, who is US citizen.

John Rambo 2008

John Rambo 2008 war film

Former special forces ace John Rambo again has to return from retirement to rescue young people trapped in the politically unstable Burma.

Seal Team Eight: Behind Enemy Lines 2014

Seal Team Eight: Behind Enemy Lines 2014 war film

During operation in Africa SEAL team has to deal with something they did not planned - rescue mission is turning into chase after Middle East terrorists.

Rambo: First Blood Part II 1985

Rambo: First Blood Part II 1985 war film

Former commandos John Rambo is given the chance to be pardoned and at the same time rescue American soldiers still kept in the POW camps in Southeast Asia.

Company of Heroes 2013

Company of Heroes 2013 war film

Squad of American soldiers is cut off behind enemy lines, where they find evidence that Germans are close to building super-bombs that could change the balance of whole war.

Uncommon Valor 1983

Uncommon Valor 1983 war film

Disgruntled father, tired of waiting for the government to bring back his son kept as prisoner in Vietnam, sets out to deal with it himself.

G.I. Jane 1997

G.I. Jane 1997 war film

Jordan O’Neil could be a first woman to finish the toughest training for special forces, but behind the scenes politicians try to make use of her success or failure.

Rambo III 1988

Rambo III 1988 war film

Former commandos wants to leave the past behind, but when his mentor and former commander is captured by Soviets, Rambo sets out for Afghanistan to rescue him.

Behind Enemy Lines 2: Axis of Evil 2006

Behind Enemy Lines 2: Axis of Evil 2006 war film

Convinced that North Korea has nuclear weapons able to attack targets in continental US Pentagon sends squad of Navy SEALs to find and destroy the rockets.

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