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1. Sand Castle (2016)

Drama, War | Post-production

Set during the occupation of Iraq, a squad of U.S. soldiers try to protect a small village.

Writer: Chris Roessner | Director: Fernando Coimbra | Stars: Henry Cavill, Nicholas Hoult, Logan Marshall-Green, Glen Powell

2. The Martian (2015)

PG-13 | 144 min | Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi

8.1
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80 Metascore

During a manned mission to Mars, Astronaut Mark Watney is presumed dead after a fierce storm and left behind by his crew. But Watney has survived and finds himself stranded and alone on the hostile planet. With only meager supplies, he must draw upon his ingenuity, wit and spirit to subsist and find a way to signal to Earth that he is alive.

Writers: Drew Goddard, Andy Weir | Director: Ridley Scott | Stars: Matt Damon, Jessica Chastain, Kristen Wiig, Kate Mara

Votes: 418,244

3. Hyena Road (2015)

R | 120 min | Drama, War

6.5
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44 Metascore

Three different men, three different worlds, three different wars - all stand at the intersection of modern warfare - a murky world of fluid morality where all is not as it seems.

Writer: Paul Gross | Director: Paul Gross | Stars: Allan Hawco, Paul Gross, Rossif Sutherland, David Richmond-Peck

Votes: 2,325

4. Rosewater (2014)

R | 103 min | Biography, Drama

6.6
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67 Metascore

Iranian-Canadian journalist Maziar Bahari is detained by Iranian forces who brutally interrogate him under suspicion that he is a spy.

Writers: Jon Stewart, Maziar Bahari, Aimee Molloy | Director: Jon Stewart | Stars: Gael García Bernal, Kim Bodnia, Dimitri Leonidas, Haluk Bilginer

Votes: 7,974

5. The Cut (I) (2014)

138 min | Drama, History

6.2
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56 Metascore

In 1915 a man survives the Armenian genocide in the Ottoman Empire, but loses his family, speech and faith. One night he learns that his twin daughters may be alive, and goes on a quest to find them.

Writers: Fatih Akin, Mardik Martin | Director: Fatih Akin | Stars: Tahar Rahim, Simon Abkarian, Makram Khoury, Hindi Zahra

Votes: 2,292

6. If You Meant to Kill Me (2014)

52 min | Documentary, Drama, Thriller

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A documentary film about three women imprisoned for their protection after being threatened to get killed for honor.

Writer: Widad Shafakoj | Director: Widad Shafakoj | Stars: Mohamed al Jizawi, Mohammed Al Jizawi, Raya Khatib

7. Zero Dark Thirty (2012)

R | 157 min | Drama, History, Thriller

7.4
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95 Metascore

A chronicle of the decade-long hunt for al-Qaeda terrorist leader Osama bin Laden after the September 2001 attacks, and his death at the hands of the Navy S.E.A.L.s Team 6 in May 2011.

Writer: Mark Boal | Director: Kathryn Bigelow | Stars: Jessica Chastain, Joel Edgerton, Chris Pratt, Mark Strong

Votes: 212,484

8. Hamilton: I nationens intresse (2012)

109 min | Action, Drama, Thriller

6.3
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Special agent Hamilton goes undercover and joins a Russian mafia organization that smuggles swedish weapons to terrorists. Suddenly they are attacked by unknown group of heavily armed men ... See full summary »

Writers: Jan Guillou, Stefan Thunberg | Director: Kathrine Windfeld | Stars: Mikael Persbrandt, Saba Mubarak, Pernilla August, Jason Flemyng

Votes: 6,496

9. The United (2012)

96 min | Action, Comedy, Drama

6.8
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A legendary Egyptian football coach is brought back from retirement by his former star player to train a team of pan-Arab misfits in Jordan to compete against France in order to secure ... See full summary »

Writer: Nizar Wattad | Director: Amin Matalqa | Stars: Farouk Al-Fishawy, Waleed Zuaiter, Bosaina, Ben Serran

Votes: 105

10. Killer Elite (2011)

R | 116 min | Action, Crime, Thriller

6.5
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44 Metascore

When his mentor is taken captive by a disgraced Arab sheik, a killer-for-hire is forced into action. His mission: kill three members of Britain's elite Special Air Service responsible for the death of his sons.

Writers: Matt Sherring, Ranulph Fiennes | Director: Gary McKendry | Stars: Jason Statham, Clive Owen, Robert De Niro, Dominic Purcell

Votes: 104,092

11. The Last Friday (2011)

88 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

6.2
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When a forty-year-old divorced father discovers that he needs to undergo an operation, which he can not afford, within the next 4 days, he finds himself forced to deal with the life he isolated himself from for the longest time.

Writer: Yahya Alabdallah | Director: Yahya Alabdallah | Stars: Ali Suliman, Fadi Arida, Nabil Kawni, Yasmine Al Massri

Votes: 84

12. Incendies (2010)

R | 139 min | Drama, Mystery, War

8.2
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82 Metascore

Twins journey to the Middle East to discover their family history, and fulfill their mother's last wishes.

Writers: Denis Villeneuve, Wajdi Mouawad, Valérie Beaugrand-Champagne | Director: Denis Villeneuve | Stars: Lubna Azabal, Mélissa Désormeaux-Poulin, Maxim Gaudette, Mustafa Kamel

Votes: 77,062

13. Fair Game (I) (2010)

PG-13 | 108 min | Biography, Drama, Thriller

6.8
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69 Metascore

CIA operative Valerie Plame discovers her identity is allegedly leaked by the government as payback for an op-ed article her husband wrote criticizing the Bush administration.

Writers: Jez Butterworth, John-Henry Butterworth, Joseph Wilson, Valerie Plame Wilson | Director: Doug Liman | Stars: Naomi Watts, Sean Penn, Sonya Davison, Vanessa Chong

Votes: 37,949

14. Route Irish (2010)

109 min | Action, Drama, Thriller

6.4
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The story of a private security contractor in Iraq who rejected the official explanation of his friend's death and sets out to discover the truth.

Writer: Paul Laverty | Director: Ken Loach | Stars: Mark Womack, Andrea Lowe, John Bishop, Geoff Bell

Votes: 3,352

15. The Hurt Locker (2008)

R | 131 min | Drama, History, Thriller

7.6
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94 Metascore

During the Iraq War, a Sergeant recently assigned to an army bomb squad is put at odds with his squad mates due to his maverick way of handling his work.

Writer: Mark Boal | Director: Kathryn Bigelow | Stars: Jeremy Renner, Anthony Mackie, Brian Geraghty, Guy Pearce

Votes: 325,036

16. The Stoning of Soraya M. (2008)

R | 114 min | Drama

8.0
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50 Metascore

A drama set in 1986 Iran and centered on a man, Sahebjam, whose car breaks down in a remote village and enters into a conversation with Zahra, who relays to him the story about her niece, ... See full summary »

Writers: Betsy Giffen Nowrasteh, Cyrus Nowrasteh, Freidoune Sahebjam | Director: Cyrus Nowrasteh | Stars: Shohreh Aghdashloo, Jim Caviezel, Mozhan Marnò, Navid Negahban

Votes: 13,476

17. The Shooting of Thomas Hurndall (2008 TV Movie)

Drama

6.6
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An English family fights to establish truth, justice, and accountability from the Israeli army after their son - Tom, a young photo-journalism student - is shot in the head in Gaza by an Israeli army sniper in April 2003.

Writer: Simon Block | Director: Rowan Joffe | Stars: Bader Alami, Ziad Bakri, Mark Bazeley, Stephen Dillane

Votes: 171

18. Redacted (2007)

R | 90 min | Crime, Thriller, War

6.2
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52 Metascore

The devastating reconstruction of the rape and murder of a 15-year-old Iraqi girl by American soldiers in Samarra in 2006.

Writer: Brian De Palma | Director: Brian De Palma | Stars: Patrick Carroll, Rob Devaney, Izzy Diaz, Ty Jones

Votes: 8,736