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Special forces films in war films

The concept of special forces is actually quite old - ancient assassins, Japanese ninja warriors - they were all based on the same idea of elite force able to deal with very specific and often dangerous tasks. Special forces may attack particular targets and support major operations, but canít replace the conventional forces.



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.

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...

Act of Valor 2012

Act of Valor 2012 war film

Play Dirty 1969

Play Dirty 1969 war film

The Bridge on the River Kwai 1957

The Bridge on the River Kwai 1957 war film

A film about the construction of a bridge over the British prisoners in the Far East. The film is not realistic war movies, but rather a duel between the different ethical attitudes of people.

Jarhead 2: Field of Fire 2014

Jarhead 2: Field of Fire 2014 war film

Kill Rommel 1969

Kill Rommel 1969 war film

American officer Lieutenant Morris is assigned to British daring raid behind enemy lines with General Rommel as their target.

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.

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.

G.I. Jane 1997

G.I. Jane 1997 war film

Jordan OíNeil 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.

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.

Dog Soldiers 2002

Dog Soldiers 2002 war film

Six British soldiers set out through the Scottish wilderness to take part in training mission, but what awaits them in the forest is beyond their expectations.

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War films are not always showing the war per se - often the main theme is the influence of the conflict on lives of people involved, but also their families and friends. War is seldom a local thing - the trauma, the pain, the death they put their mark on people from around the world.


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