Can You Name the Movie or TV Show by the Soldier?

ENTERTAINMENT

Kennita Leon

6 Min Quiz

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About This Quiz

Unfortunately, wars have been a big part of our history, Regardless of whether the reasons for fighting were just or not, which is debatable, men and women around the world have fought and given their lives for their countries and the cause they believed in. These people have either inspired us, done us proud or have disappointed us beyond belief.  Because soldiers were so deeply impactful in real life, of course, Hollywood took it and ran all the way to the bank with it. 

So, today, with soldiers in mind, we want to make the ultimate identification quiz. We've gathered some of the most honorable, dirty, fun and badass soldiers on the big and little screen. They come from movies and TV shows, both new and old, and it's your job to not only identify them, but also to tell us the name of the film or show they appeared on or in. 

Sure, people like Captain America, Mulan and John Rambo are easily identified just because they are so darn popular, but could you match the likes of Animal Mother, Nicholas Brody and Danny Archer to their movies and shows? Let's test your knowledge right this second with this quiz! 

Which movie is this soldier from?

General Tadamichi Kuribayashi, the character of this movie was based on, was the real-life general who was believed to be killed in the final assault with the U.S.

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In which movie can you find this soldier?

Portrayed by Josh Hartnett, Matt Eversmann is seen leading a team on a mission to capture a faction leader.

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Is this soldier from The Unit?

Jonas Blane, played by Dennis Haysbert, is the leader of the Alpha Team of the 1st Special Actions Group.

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Can you name the series this soldier appears in?

Demetrius Grosse stars as Ezekiel Carter, a former U.S. Navy SEAL who is a member of an elite team of the Defense Intelligence Agency.

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What's the name of the movie this soldier appeared in?

Anthony Swofford, a U.S. Marine, is portrayed by Jake Gyllenhaal in the 2005 film Jarhead, which was based on his 2003 memoir of the same name.

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Which movie is this soldier from?

Portrayed by Tyrese Gibson, TSgt Robert Epps is a U.S. Air Force Combat Controller and technical sergeant of a special operations team.

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Which movie does this soldier star in?

This character is played by James McAvoy, a soldier who was falsely imprisoned a few years before joining the Army.

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Which of these movies featured this soldier?

Denzel Washington stars in this film as Lieutenant Colonel Serling, who is assigned to investigate the death of a fellow soldier.

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Is this soldier from The Bridge on the River Kwai or Jarhead?

Commander Shers is a fictional character, an army commander who, along with his comrades, are held captive in the Japanese prison camp.

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True or false: This soldier is from Inglourious Basterds.

This fictional character, played by Brad Pitt, is the leader of the Basterds.

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Which TV show is this soldier from?

David James Elliot stars in the television series JAG as Lt. Harmon Rabb Jr., who later serves as the Lt. Commander, Commander and Captain-designate.

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In which movie can you find this soldier?

Jeremy Renner portrays William James, who is introduced as the new leader of a special U.S. army team.

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Is this soldier from Dances With Wolves?

Lieutenant John Dunbar, played by Kevin Costner, is the central character in the 1990 American film.

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Can you name the movie this soldier appears in?

Dirk Bogarde depicts the lead character Lieutenant-General Frederick Browning in this 1977 epic war film.

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What's the name of the TV show this soldier appeared in?

Nora Madani is portrayed by Christina Ochea, a former Army pilot who later on works for the CIA.

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Which movie is this soldier from?

This group of small plastic green men was led by the Sergeant, who was voiced by R. Lee Ermey.

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Which TV show does this soldier star in?

Richard Winters, played by Damian Lewis, is the main figure of this American war drama miniseries.

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Which of these movies featured this soldier?

Mel Gibson stars in this 2000 historical fiction war film as a veteran of the French and Indian war.

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Is this soldier from Patton or The Terminator?

George C. Scott depicted U.S. General George Patton during WWII in this biographical war film.

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True or false: This soldier is from Moana.

Voiced by Ming-Na Wen, Fa Mulan is a young woman who takes her elderly father's place in the war.

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Which TV show is this soldier from?

This 1978 war drama film stars Robert De Niro as Michael Vronsky; a Special Forces Staff Sergeant in the Vietnam War.

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In which movie can you find this soldier?

In this 1987 film, Arnold Schwarzenegger plays Major Alan "Dutch" Schaefer, the leader of a special forces team.

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Is this soldier from Fort Apache?

Kirby York, played by John Wayne, is a respected veteran captain who fought in the Civil War.

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Can you name the movie this soldier appears in?

Sylvester Stallone stars as John Rambo, a hardened former Green Beret who is hired to rescue a group of Christian missionaries.

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What's the name of the movie this soldier appeared in?

Robert "Bob" Barnes is a hardened and cynical Staff Sergeant who is portrayed by Tom Berenger.

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Which movie is this soldier from?

In this 2001 war film, Eric Bana plays Norm "Hoot" Gibson, a Sergeant First Class of the Delta Force.

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Which TV show does this soldier star in?

Eric Dane portrays Admiral Tom Chandler in this 2013 television series about a Navy crew in search of a cure for a deadly virus.

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Which of these series featured this soldier?

Portrayed by David Boreanaz, Jason Hayes is the Master Chief Special Warfare Operator who leads the Navy SEAL team.

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Is this soldier from Aliens or Rambo?

Corporal Dwayne Hicks, who is played by Michael Biehn, is a member of the crew who embarks on an expedition on a foreign planet.

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Which TV show is this soldier from?

Adam Baldwin stars as Animal Mother, the team's machine gunner in this 1987 British-American war film.

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True or false: This soldier is from Tears of the Sun.

In this 2003 American war drama film, Lt. A. K. Waters is the commander who leads a team on a rescue mission.

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In which movie can you find this soldier?

Kyle Reese, portrayed by Michael Biehn, is a Resistance fighter who time traveled to protect Sarah Connor.

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Is this soldier from Saving Private Ryan?

Barry Pepper portrays Private Danny Jackson in this 1998 American epic war film which is set during the invasion of Normandy during WWII.

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Can you name the movie this soldier appears in?

This fictional character is portrayed by Jack Nicholson as a base commander in this 1992 American legal drama.

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What's the name of the movie this soldier appeared in?

Played by Chris Evans, this superhero was frozen in time only to awaken seventy years in the future.

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Which TV show does this soldier star in?

Nicholas Brody is played by Damian Lewis, a congressman and U.S. Marine Gunnery Sergeant who was a prisoner of war for eight years.

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Which TV show is this soldier from?

Chris O'Donnell stars in this spinoff series as G. Callen, the Lead Special Senior Agent and an undercover operative.

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Which of these movies featured this soldier?

Colonel Joshua Chamberlain is played by Jeff Daniels as the leader of a troop of men in the Civil War.

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Is this soldier from Captain America or Grey's Anatomy?

Played by Kevin McKidd, this character was introduced during the fifth season as a U.S. Army trauma surgeon.

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Which movie is this soldier from?

Leonardo DiCaprio stars in this 2006 film as Danny Archer, a white Rhodesian gunrunner who was imprisoned for attempting to smuggle diamonds.

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