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The Best Foreign Legion Movies

Updated October 3, 2019 259 votes 107 voters 22.1k views

List RulesVote for your personal favorite Foreign legion films, regardless of how popular or successful they were at the box office.

A list of all the best foreign legion movies ever made, many of which are streaming on Netflix and Amazon Prime. For a specific list of which foreign movies are currently streaming, check out the Best Foreign Films on Amazon Prime and the Best Foreign Films on Netflix Instant

This list can be sorted alphabetically, by director, by year, and more, but is currently ordered from best to worst, so make sure your favorite movies are at the top by voting.

If we missed any foreign legion movies on this list, please add them to the list yourself, as this is an open list, which means you can add any movies whenever you like (choices are subject to moderation). The films on this list cover the most famous foreign legion movies of all time and are voted on by people who really care about foreign legion movie lists.
You can find the release information for any of the films listed below. It's often available in the data set, so you can even find the cast of some of these by clicking on the names of the foreign legion movies. List includes photos and foreign legion movie trailers next to the names of the movies.

List movies range from Beau Hunks to The Flying Deuces. You may also find your favorite foreign films on the Best Oscar-Winning Foreign Language Films, the Top Must See German Movies From the 21st Century, or Funny Foreign Film Title Translations.

Whether you're at home and want to watch these foreign legion movies on DVD, streaming Blu-ray, or streaming, or if you're seeing them in theatres for the first time, this is a list of good foreign legion movies that can be helpful in either situation to see where they all stack up. So from the latest, to the greatest foreign legion movies, here is the full list, ordered from best to worst.

 

 

 

 

 

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    13

    March or Die

    Gene Hackman, Catherine Deneuve

    Released1977

    Directed byDick Richards

    March or Die is a 1977 film directed by Dick Richards, starring Gene Hackman, Terence Hill,...  more
  • 2
    28
    10

    Beau Geste

    Gary Cooper, Susan Hayward

    Released1939

    Directed byWilliam A. Wellman

    Beau Geste is a 1939 Paramount Pictures action/adventure motion picture starring Gary Cooper,...  more
  • 3
    25
    7

    Under Two Flags

    Claudette Colbert, Rosalind Russell

    Released1936

    Directed byFrank Lloyd

    Under Two Flags is a 1936 American adventure romance film directed by Frank Lloyd and starring...  more
  • 4
    18
    4

    The Last Remake of Beau Geste

    Ann-Margret, James Earl Jones

    Released1977

    Directed byMarty Feldman

    The Last Remake of Beau Geste is a 1977 American historical comedy film. It starred and was...  more

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  • 5
    17
    9

    Legionnaire

    Jean-Claude Van Damme, Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje

    Released1998

    Directed byPeter MacDonald

    Legionnaire is a 1998 war film starring Jean-Claude Van Damme as a 1920s boxer who wins a...  more
  • 6
    15
    8

    The Flying Deuces

    Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy

    Released1939

    Directed byA. Edward Sutherland

    The Flying Deuces, also known as Flying Aces, is a 1939 comedy film starring Laurel and Hardy,...  more
  • 7
    12
    6

    Beau Travail

    Denis Lavant, Grégoire Colin

    Released1999

    Directed byClaire Denis

    Beau Travail is a 1999 French movie directed by Claire Denis that is loosely based on Herman...  more
  • 8
    12
    6

    Beau Geste

    William Powell, Ronald Colman

    Released1926

    Directed byHerbert Brenon

    Beau Geste is a silent film, based on the novel Beau Geste by P. C. Wren. This version starred...  more
  • 9
    7
    2

    Morocco

    Marlene Dietrich, Gary Cooper

    Released1930

    Directed byJosef von Sternberg

    Morocco is a 1930 American romance drama film directed by Josef von Sternberg and starring...  more
  • 10
    9
    6

    Beau Geste

    Leslie Nielsen, Telly Savalas

    Released1966

    Directed byDouglas Heyes

    Beau Geste is a 1966 film based on the novel by P. C. Wren filmed by Universal Pictures in...  more
  • 11
    4
    4

    Beau Hunks

    Jean Harlow, Stan Laurel

    Released1931

    Directed byJames W. Horne

    Beau Hunks is a 1931 movie starring Laurel and Hardy and directed by James W. Horne. Beau...  more