Iraq war/war films

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1. A Line in the Sand (2009)

Not Rated | 85 min | Drama, War

6.5
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Line in the Sand is the story of two US Marines lost in the wastelands of Iraq fighting insurgency, the environment, their own ideologies, and eventually each other, to survive.

Director: Rob Botts | Stars: Gary Weeks, Rob Botts, Paul J. Alessi, Amie Barsky

Votes: 73

2. Leningrad (2009)

R | 110 min | Drama, War

6.1
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When in 1941 Nazi Germany invaded the Soviet Union, their troops quickly besieged Leningrad. Foreign journalists are evacuated but one of them, Kate Davies, is presumed dead and misses the ... See full summary »

Director: Aleksandr Buravskiy | Stars: Mira Sorvino, Armin Mueller-Stahl, Olga Sutulova, Gabriel Byrne

Votes: 4,006

3. Jarhead (2005)

R | 125 min | Biography, Drama, War

7.0
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58 Metascore

A psychological study of operations desert shield and desert storm during the gulf war; through the eyes of a U.S marine sniper who struggles to cope with the possibility his girlfriend may be cheating on him back home.

Director: Sam Mendes | Stars: Jake Gyllenhaal, Jamie Foxx, Lucas Black, Scott MacDonald

Votes: 154,215 | Gross: $62.66M

4. 300 (2006)

R | 117 min | Action, Fantasy

7.7
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52 Metascore

King Leonidas of Sparta and a force of 300 men fight the Persians at Thermopylae in 480 B.C.

Director: Zack Snyder | Stars: Gerard Butler, Lena Headey, David Wenham, Dominic West

Votes: 656,829 | Gross: $210.61M

5. Centurion (2010)

R | 97 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

6.4
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62 Metascore

A splinter group of Roman soldiers fight for their lives behind enemy lines after their legion is devastated in a guerrilla attack.

Director: Neil Marshall | Stars: Michael Fassbender, Dominic West, Olga Kurylenko, Andreas Wisniewski

Votes: 70,111 | Gross: $0.12M

6. Sniper 2 (2002 Video)

R | 91 min | Action, War

5.2
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A former Marine sniper is lured back in on a top-secret mission to take out a rogue general who is committing atrocities on the Muslim population. His partner in this mission is a death-row... See full summary »

Director: Craig R. Baxley | Stars: Tom Berenger, Bokeem Woodbine, Erika Marozsán, Tamás Puskás

Votes: 4,963

7. Battle Los Angeles (2011)

PG-13 | 116 min | Action, Sci-Fi

5.8
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37 Metascore

A squadron of U.S. Marines becomes the last line of defense against a global invasion.

Director: Jonathan Liebesman | Stars: Aaron Eckhart, Michelle Rodriguez, Bridget Moynahan, Ramon Rodriguez

Votes: 161,782 | Gross: $83.55M

8. Three Kings (1999)

R | 114 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

7.1
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82 Metascore

In the aftermath of the Persian Gulf War, four soldiers set out to steal gold that was stolen from Kuwait, but they discover people who desperately need their help.

Director: David O. Russell | Stars: George Clooney, Mark Wahlberg, Ice Cube, Spike Jonze

Votes: 146,601 | Gross: $60.65M

9. 9th Company (2005)

R | 139 min | Action, Drama, History

7.2
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Young Soviet Army recruits are stuck in the bloody war in Afghanistan, that was started by politicians.

Director: Fedor Bondarchuk | Stars: Artur Smolyaninov, Aleksey Chadov, Konstantin Kryukov, Ivan Kokorin

Votes: 17,710

10. Turtles Can Fly (2004)

PG-13 | 98 min | Drama, War

8.1
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85 Metascore

Near the Iraqi-Turkish border on the eve of an American invasion, refugee children like 13-year-old Kak (Ebrahim), gauge and await their fate.

Director: Bahman Ghobadi | Stars: Soran Ebrahim, Avaz Latif, Saddam Hossein Feysal, Hiresh Feysal Rahman

Votes: 14,991 | Gross: $0.26M

11. The Kingdom (2007)

R | 110 min | Action, Drama, Thriller

7.1
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56 Metascore

A team of U.S. government agents are sent to investigate the bombing of an American facility in the Middle East.

Director: Peter Berg | Stars: Jamie Foxx, Chris Cooper, Jennifer Garner, Jason Bateman

Votes: 107,520 | Gross: $47.54M

12. The War Tapes (2006)

Not Rated | 97 min | Documentary, War

7.4
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77 Metascore

Called up for service in Iraq, several members of the National Guard were given digital video cameras. This film, edited from their footage, provides a perspective on a complex and troubled conflict.

Director: Deborah Scranton | Stars: Zack Bazzi, Duncan Domey, Ben Flanders, Mike Moriarty

Votes: 1,185 | Gross: $0.25M

13. Lions for Lambs (2007)

R | 92 min | Drama, Thriller, War

6.2
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47 Metascore

Injuries sustained by two Army rangers behind enemy lines in Afghanistan set off a sequence of events involving a congressman, a journalist and a professor.

Director: Robert Redford | Stars: Tom Cruise, Meryl Streep, Robert Redford, Michael Peña

Votes: 43,322 | Gross: $15.00M

14. Green Zone (2010)

R | 115 min | Action, Drama, Thriller

6.8
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63 Metascore

Discovering covert and faulty intelligence causes a U.S. Army officer to go rogue as he hunts for Weapons of Mass Destruction in an unstable region.

Director: Paul Greengrass | Stars: Matt Damon, Jason Isaacs, Greg Kinnear, Igal Naor

Votes: 117,386 | Gross: $35.05M

15. Generation Kill (2008)

TV-MA | 70 min | Drama, War

8.6
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A Rolling Stone reporter, embedded with The 1st Recon Marines chronicles his experiences during the first wave of the American-led assault on Baghdad in 2003.

Stars: Alexander Skarsgård, James Ransone, Lee Tergesen, Jon Huertas

Votes: 39,135

16. Triage (2009)

R | 99 min | Drama, Mystery, War

6.5
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The wife of a photojournalist sets out to discover why he came home from a recent assignment without his colleague.

Director: Danis Tanovic | Stars: Colin Farrell, Jamie Sives, Paz Vega, Kelly Reilly

Votes: 9,190

17. Restrepo (2010)

R | 93 min | Documentary, War

7.6
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85 Metascore

A year with one platoon in the deadliest valley in Afghanistan.

Directors: Tim Hetherington, Sebastian Junger | Stars: The Men of Battle Company 2nd of the 503rd Infantry Regiment 173rd Airborne Brigade Combat Team, Juan 'Doc Restrepo, Dan Kearney, LaMonta Caldwell

Votes: 18,689 | Gross: $1.33M

18. Sniper: Reloaded (2011 Video)

R | 91 min | Action, Drama, Thriller

5.4
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The son of a renowned sniper decides to track down the sniper who ambushed his squad when they were sent to rescue a white planter in the Congo.

Director: Claudio Fäh | Stars: Chad Michael Collins, Richard Sammel, Annabel Wright, Billy Zane

Votes: 6,525

19. 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.

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

Votes: 365,270 | Gross: $17.02M

20. Rescue Dawn (2006)

PG-13 | 120 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama

7.3
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77 Metascore

A U.S. fighter pilot's epic struggle of survival after being shot down on a mission over Laos during the Vietnam War.

Director: Werner Herzog | Stars: Christian Bale, Steve Zahn, Jeremy Davies, Zach Grenier

Votes: 90,441 | Gross: $5.49M

21. The Inglorious Bastards (1978)

R | 99 min | Action, Adventure, War

6.6
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In 1944 France, a group of escaped American military prisoners en route to Switzerland volunteers to steal a Nazi V2 rocket warhead for the Allies.

Director: Enzo G. Castellari | Stars: Bo Svenson, Peter Hooten, Fred Williamson, Michael Pergolani

Votes: 7,850

22. Taxi to the Dark Side (2007)

R | 106 min | Documentary, Crime, War

7.6
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82 Metascore

Alex Gibney exposes the haunting details of the USA's torture and interrogation practices during the War in Afghanistan.

Director: Alex Gibney | Stars: Alex Gibney, Brian Keith Allen, Moazzam Begg, Christopher Beiring

Votes: 12,587 | Gross: $0.27M

23. Sand Serpents (2009 TV Movie)

90 min | Action, Horror, Thriller

4.3
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Jason Gedrick and a small group of US Army Soldiers are stranded in the remote Afghan desert. But it ain't the Taliban that's worrying them, it's these giant refugees from Tremors. In fact ... See full summary »

Director: Jeff Renfroe | Stars: Jason Gedrick, Tamara Hope, Elias Toufexis, Sebastian Knapp

Votes: 1,064

24. Band of Brothers (2001)

TV-MA | 594 min | Action, Drama, History

9.5
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The story of Easy Company of the U.S. Army 101st Airborne Division, and their mission in World War II Europe, from Operation Overlord, through V-J Day.

Stars: Scott Grimes, Damian Lewis, Ron Livingston, Shane Taylor

Votes: 278,250

25. Ironclad (2011)

R | 121 min | Action, Adventure, History

6.2
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42 Metascore

In 13th-century England, a small group of Knights Templar fight to defend Rochester Castle against the tyrannical King John.

Director: Jonathan English | Stars: Paul Giamatti, Jason Flemyng, Brian Cox, James Purefoy

Votes: 36,504

26. 5 Days of War (2011)

R | 113 min | Action, Drama, War

5.6
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31 Metascore

A drama set centered around the war between Russia and Georgia, and focused on an American journalist, his cameraman, and a Georgian native who become caught in the crossfire.

Director: Renny Harlin | Stars: Rupert Friend, Emmanuelle Chriqui, Richard Coyle, Heather Graham

Votes: 12,675 | Gross: $0.02M

27. 1968 Tunnel Rats (2008)

R | 96 min | Action, Drama, War

4.7
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During the Vietnam War [1959-1975] a special US combat unit is sent out to hunt and kill the Viet Cong soldiers in a man-to-man combat in the endless tunnels underneath the jungle of Vietnam. Suicide squads of a special kind.

Director: Uwe Boll | Stars: Michael Paré, Wilson Bethel, Mitch Eakins, Erik Eidem

Votes: 4,299

28. To End All Wars (2001)

R | 117 min | Action, Drama, War

7.1
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A true story about four Allied POWs who endure harsh treatment from their Japanese captors during World War II while being forced to build a railroad through the Burmese jungle. Ultimately ... See full summary »

Director: David L. Cunningham | Stars: Robert Carlyle, Kiefer Sutherland, Ciarán McMenamin, Mark Strong

Votes: 9,291

29. Tears of the Sun (2003)

R | 121 min | Action, Drama, Thriller

6.6
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48 Metascore

A Special-Ops commander leads his team into the Nigerian jungle in order to rescue a doctor who will only join them if they agree to save 70 refugees too.

Director: Antoine Fuqua | Stars: Bruce Willis, Cole Hauser, Monica Bellucci, Eamonn Walker

Votes: 100,396 | Gross: $43.73M

30. Pearl Harbor (2001)

PG-13 | 183 min | Action, Drama, History

6.1
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44 Metascore

A tale of war and romance mixed in with history. The story follows two lifelong friends and a beautiful nurse who are caught up in the horror of an infamous Sunday morning in 1941.

Director: Michael Bay | Stars: Ben Affleck, Kate Beckinsale, Josh Hartnett, William Lee Scott

Votes: 276,563 | Gross: $198.54M

31. Troy (2004)

R | 163 min | Drama, History, Romance

7.2
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56 Metascore

An adaptation of Homer's great epic, the film follows the assault on Troy by the united Greek forces and chronicles the fates of the men involved.

Director: Wolfgang Petersen | Stars: Brad Pitt, Eric Bana, Orlando Bloom, Julian Glover

Votes: 421,001 | Gross: $133.38M

32. Red Sands (2009)

R | 89 min | Action, Horror, Thriller

4.3
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During a mission in the Middle East, a group of US soldiers destroy a statue out of boredom only to then be visited by something the next day.

Director: Alex Turner | Stars: Shane West, Leonard Roberts, Aldis Hodge, Callum Blue

Votes: 3,059

33. The Objective (2008)

Not Rated | 90 min | Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller

5.5
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26 Metascore

A military special operations team, led by a CIA case officer, are on a mission in the harsh and hostile terrain of Afghanistan where they find themselves in a Middle Eastern "Bermuda Triangle" of ancient evil.

Director: Daniel Myrick | Stars: Jonas Ball, Matthew R. Anderson, Jon Huertas, Michael C. Williams

Votes: 7,287 | Gross: $2.25M

34. Lebanon (2009)

R | 93 min | Drama, War

6.9
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85 Metascore

During the First Lebanon War in 1982, a lone tank and a paratroopers platoon are dispatched to search a hostile town.

Director: Samuel Maoz | Stars: Yoav Donat, Itay Tiran, Oshri Cohen, Michael Moshonov

Votes: 10,037 | Gross: $0.37M

35. Beowulf (2007)

PG-13 | 115 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

6.2
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59 Metascore

The warrior Beowulf must fight and defeat the monster Grendel who is terrorizing Denmark, and later, Grendel's mother, who begins killing out of revenge.

Director: Robert Zemeckis | Stars: Ray Winstone, Crispin Glover, Angelina Jolie, Robin Wright

Votes: 149,439 | Gross: $82.16M

36. Black Hawk Down (2001)

R | 144 min | Drama, History, War

7.7
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74 Metascore

160 elite U.S. soldiers drop into Somalia to capture two top lieutenants of a renegade warlord and find themselves in a desperate battle with a large force of heavily-armed Somalis.

Director: Ridley Scott | Stars: Josh Hartnett, Ewan McGregor, Tom Sizemore, Eric Bana

Votes: 318,637 | Gross: $108.64M

37. Ross Kemp in Afghanistan (2008– )

Documentary

8.3
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In the summer of 2007 Ross joins his father's old regiment, 1 Royal Anglian and, for the first time, heads to Afghanistan. Ross is immediately embedded with frontline troops where for weeks... See full summary »

Star: Ross Kemp

Votes: 313

38. The 4th Reich

97 min | Action, Horror, War | Announced

During the early hours of June 6th 1944 a bloody but victorious offensive took place in occupied Western Europe that would claim thousands of lives. Codenamed 'Operation Overlord' the ... See full summary »

Director: Shaun Robert Smith | Stars: Tom Savini, Doug Bradley, Craig Conway, Ian Virgo

39. Wartime Wanderers

Drama, Sport, War | Announced

Set in 1939, members of the Bolton Wanderers, an English football team, enlist to active duty en masse, inspired by a speech by their captain, Harry Goslin.

40. Grace and Danger

110 min | Drama, History, War | Announced

Allied soldiers rescue a young woman from a French village massacre during World War II and promise to escort her to safety.

Director: Rhys Hayward | Stars: Joel Beckett, Sebastian Street, Jamie McLeod-Ross, Simon DeSilva

41. Battleship (2012)

PG-13 | 131 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

5.8
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41 Metascore

A fleet of ships is forced to do battle with an armada of unknown origins in order to discover and thwart their destructive goals.

Director: Peter Berg | Stars: Alexander Skarsgård, Brooklyn Decker, Liam Neeson, Rihanna

Votes: 215,628 | Gross: $65.42M

42. The American Dream (2011)

Not Rated | 80 min | Drama, War

3.2
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Armed with dreams that extend beyond their block, Luis and Ronald, two best friends from Los Angeles, videotape their last 36 hours before shipping off to Afghanistan. One hundred days ... See full summary »

Director: Jamil Walker Smith | Stars: Malcolm Goodwin, Jamil Walker Smith, Michael Trotter, Bradley Stryker

Votes: 100

43. Red Tails (2012)

PG-13 | 125 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

5.9
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46 Metascore

A crew of African American pilots in the Tuskegee training program, having faced segregation while kept mostly on the ground during World War II, are called into duty under the guidance of Col. A.J. Bullard.

Director: Anthony Hemingway | Stars: Cuba Gooding Jr., Gerald McRaney, David Oyelowo, Andre Royo

Votes: 30,419 | Gross: $49.88M

44. The Day (I) (2011)

R | 87 min | Action, Drama, Horror

5.2
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41 Metascore

A group of five people working to stay alive in a post-apocalyptic future discover what they think is a safe, abandoned farmhouse, but they soon find themselves fighting to stay alive as a gang of bloodthirsty predators attack.

Director: Douglas Aarniokoski | Stars: Shawn Ashmore, Brianna Barnes, Ashley Bell, Brayden Edwards

Votes: 11,279 | Gross: $0.02M

45. Memorial Day (2012)

R | 104 min | Action, Drama, History

6.1
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Memorial Day, 1993. When 13-year-old Kyle Vogel discovers the World War II footlocker belonging to his grandfather, Bud, everyone tells Kyle to put it back. Luckily, he ignores them. ... See full summary »

Director: Samuel Fischer | Stars: Jonathan Bennett, James Cromwell, John Cromwell, Jackson Bond

Votes: 1,938

46. Odysseus in America (2005)

Documentary, War

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What matters in the heart of a soldier hasn't changed in 3,000 years.

Director: Charles Berkowitz | Stars: David Strathairn, Max Cleland, Tammy Duckworth, Nathaniel Fick

47. Blackline: The Beirut Contract (2017)

90 min | Action, Drama, Thriller

7.8
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Three soldiers are hired by a start-up private military company for a high dollar contract to rescue a man taken hostage in Beirut, Lebanon.

Director: Christian Johnston | Stars: Max Ryan, Maria del Mar, James Moses Black, Annika Peterson

Votes: 9

48. Red Dawn (2012)

PG-13 | 93 min | Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller

5.4
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31 Metascore

A group of teenagers look to save their town from an invasion of North Korean soldiers.

Director: Dan Bradley | Stars: Chris Hemsworth, Isabel Lucas, Josh Hutcherson, Josh Peck

Votes: 66,109 | Gross: $44.81M

49. Truth (V) (2017)

80 min | Drama, History, Thriller

7.4
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A terrorist cell takes three Americans hostage and threatens to expose a secret that will shatter America's soul.

Directors: Dianna Collett, Paul Collett | Stars: Heather Fields, Alan Collett, Libby Clearfield, Dianna Collett

Votes: 686

50. Brothers at War (2009)

R | 110 min | Documentary, War

6.6
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60 Metascore

An intimate portrait of an American family during a turbulent time. Jake Rademacher sets out to understand the experience, sacrifice, and motivation of his two brothers serving in Iraq. The... See full summary »

Director: Jake Rademacher | Stars: Jake Rademacher, Isaac Rademacher, Joe Rademacher, Mahmoud Hamid Ali

Votes: 551 | Gross: $0.15M

51. Operation Balikatan (2003)

R | 88 min | Action, Drama, War

3.7
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American G.I.s and Philippine marines team up to rescue a U.S. senator who has been kidnapped by terrorists and taken to a Malaysian island.

Director: Cirio H. Santiago | Stars: Rey Malonzo, Eddie Garcia, Patricia Javier, Christian Boeving

Votes: 158

52. The Path to 9/11 (2006– )

240 min | Drama, History

6.3
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A television miniseries on the events leading up to the U.S. terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001.

Stars: Harvey Keitel, Michael Benyaer, Wendy Crewson, Shirley Douglas

Votes: 2,846

53. Forces spéciales (2011)

R | 109 min | Action, Drama, War

6.4
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37 Metascore

A French journalist in Afghanistan is kidnapped by the Taliban.

Director: Stéphane Rybojad | Stars: Diane Kruger, Djimon Hounsou, Benoît Magimel, Denis Ménochet

Votes: 16,075 | Gross: $0.01M

54. The Ground Truth (2006)

R | 72 min | Documentary, War

7.6
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74 Metascore

The filmmaker's subjects are patriotic young Americans - ordinary men and women who heeded the call for military service in Iraq - as they experience recruitment and training, combat, ... See full summary »

Director: Patricia Foulkrod | Stars: Herold Noel Jr., Robert Acosta, Sean Huze, Kelly Dougherty

Votes: 705 | Gross: $0.02M

55. The Messenger (I) (2009)

R | 113 min | Drama, Romance, War

7.1
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77 Metascore

An American soldier struggles with an ethical dilemma when he becomes involved with a widow of a fallen officer.

Director: Oren Moverman | Stars: Ben Foster, Samantha Morton, Woody Harrelson, Jena Malone

Votes: 31,172 | Gross: $0.07M

56. The Heroes of Desert Storm (1991 TV Movie)

92 min | Drama, War

5.6
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Director: Don Ohlmeyer | Stars: Richard Assad, Lance August, Eric Avery Weiss, Daniel Baldwin

Votes: 86

57. Courage Under Fire (1996)

R | 116 min | Action, Drama, Mystery

6.6
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77 Metascore

A U.S. Army officer, despondent about a deadly mistake he made, investigates a female chopper commander's worthiness for the Medal of Honor.

Director: Edward Zwick | Stars: Denzel Washington, Meg Ryan, Lou Diamond Phillips, Michael Moriarty

Votes: 43,736 | Gross: $59.03M

58. The Tillman Story (2010)

R | 94 min | Documentary, Biography, Mystery

7.8
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86 Metascore

Pat Tillman never thought of himself as a hero. His choice to leave a multimillion-dollar football contract and join the military wasn't done for any reason other than he felt it was the ... See full summary »

Director: Amir Bar-Lev | Stars: Pat Tillman, Josh Brolin, Mary Tillman, Russell Baer

Votes: 4,161 | Gross: $0.80M

59. The Secret War on Terror (2011– )

Documentary

6.8
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Star: Peter Taylor

Votes: 20

60. Bomb Patrol Afganistan (2011 TV Movie)

Documentary, War

8.4
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This documentary follows the Afghan mission of the U.S Navy's Explosive Ordnance Disposal Mobile Unit during their deployment in 2011, hunting down IEDs and disposing or detonating them. ... See full summary »

Stars: Josh Duhamel, John Groat, Chase Holzhauser, Brad Penley

Votes: 143

61. Standard Operating Procedure (2008)

R | 116 min | Documentary, Crime, War

7.5
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70 Metascore

Errol Morris examines the incidents of abuse and torture of suspected terrorists at the hands of U.S. forces at the Abu Ghraib prison.

Director: Errol Morris | Stars: Megan Ambuhl Graner, Javal Davis, Ken Davis, Anthony Diaz

Votes: 3,543 | Gross: $0.23M

62. Armadillo (2010)

Not Rated | 105 min | Documentary, War

7.6
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72 Metascore

In February of 2009, a group of Danish soldiers accompanied by documentarian Janus Metz arrived at Armadillo, an army base in the southern Afghan province of Helmand. Metz and ... See full summary »

Director: Janus Metz

Votes: 8,576 | Gross: $0.01M

63. Ross Kemp Return to Afghanistan (2009– )

60 min | Documentary

8.4
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Ross Kemp travels back to Afghanistan following his original BAFTA award winning series Ross Kemp in Afghanistan. This time he follows 5 SCOTS in and around Taliban hot spots in the baking ... See full summary »

Star: Ross Kemp

Votes: 190

64. Camp Victory, Afghanistan (2010)

Not Rated | 88 min | Documentary, Drama, War

7.2
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Camp Victory, Afghanistan is the true story of the American Exit Strategy. Using 300 hours of footage shot over the course of three years, the film follows a battle-tested Afghan General ... See full summary »

Director: Carol Dysinger

Votes: 195

65. Septem8er Tapes (2004)

R | 95 min | Drama, Thriller, War

5.9
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32 Metascore

One year after 9/11, an American journalist travels to Afghanistan in an effort to learn the truth about the search for Osama bin Laden.

Director: Christian Johnston | Stars: George Calil, Wali Razaqi, Sunil Sadarangani, Baba Jon

Votes: 784

66. The Battle for Marjah (2010)

88 min | Documentary

7.4
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On February 13, 2010, American-led coalition forces launched the biggest military operation since the beginning of the Afghanistan War. Their target was the town of Marjah, a Taliban ... See full summary »

Director: Anthony Wonke

Votes: 565

67. The Passionate Eye (2000– )

Documentary

7.6
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Stars: Mary Bissell, Andrea Collins, Pamela Goldsmith-Jones, Lisa Moore

Votes: 36

68. Camp X-Ray: Ghosts of Guantánamo Bay (2004)

90 min | War, Thriller, Action

5.9
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Film drama about the start of the War on Terror in Afghanistan. The movie follows the fortunes of five British Muslims caught in Afghanistan and taken to Camp Xray in Cuba for interrogation.

Director: Manish Patel | Stars: Jonathan Reason, Tony Bowden, Manish Patel, Jass Bassi

Votes: 37

69. Beyond Belief (2007)

Not Rated | 92 min | Documentary

7.8
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Susan Retik and Patti Quigley are two ordinary soccer moms living in the affluent suburbs of Boston until tragedy strikes. Rather than turning inwards, grief compels these women to focus on... See full summary »

Director: Beth Murphy | Stars: Susan Retik, Patti Quigley, Tom Fleming, Clementina Cantoni

Votes: 111

70. Savior (1998)

R | 103 min | Drama, War

7.3
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A hardened mercenary in the Foreign Legion begins to find his own humanity when confronted with atrocities during the fighting in Bosnia.

Director: Predrag Antonijevic | Stars: Dennis Quaid, Nastassja Kinski, Pascal Rollin, Catlin Foster

Votes: 9,185 | Gross: $0.01M

71. Hell and Back Again (2011)

Not Rated | 88 min | Documentary, Action, History

6.5
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81 Metascore

What does it mean to lead men in war? What does it mean to come home? Hell and Back Again is a cinematically revolutionary film that asks and answers these questions with a power and ... See full summary »

Director: Danfung Dennis | Stars: Nathan Harris, Ashley Harris, The Marines of Echo Company, Christian Cabaniss

Votes: 2,070 | Gross: $0.04M

72. Occupation (2009– )

Drama, War

7.8
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Three ex-servicemen return to Basra, each for a different reason.

Stars: James Nesbitt, Stephen Graham, Warren Brown, Nonso Anozie

Votes: 639

73. Act of Valor (2012)

R | 110 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

6.5
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40 Metascore

An elite team of Navy SEALs embark on a covert mission to recover a kidnapped CIA agent.

Directors: Mike McCoy, Scott Waugh | Stars: Alex Veadov, Roselyn Sanchez, Nestor Serrano, Rorke Denver

Votes: 61,202 | Gross: $70.01M

74. Over There (2005)

TV-MA | 60 min | Action, Drama, War

7.9
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A dramatized take on war in Iraq.

Stars: Josh Henderson, Luke Macfarlane, Erik Palladino, Keith Robinson

Votes: 4,018

75. Battle for Haditha (2007)

R | 97 min | Drama, History, War

7.0
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65 Metascore

An investigation of the massacre of 24 men, women and children in Haditha, Iraq allegedly shot by 4 U.S. Marines in retaliation for the death of a U.S. Marine killed by a roadside bomb. The movie follows the story of the Marines of Kilo Company, an Iraqi family, and the insurgents who plant the roadside bomb.

Director: Nick Broomfield | Stars: Matthew Knoll, Elliot Ruiz, Eric Mehalacopoulos, Nathan De La Cruz

Votes: 6,749 | Gross: $0.01M

76. Stop-Loss (2008)

R | 112 min | Drama, War

6.5
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61 Metascore

A veteran soldier returns from his completed tour of duty in Iraq, only to find his life turned upside down when he is arbitrarily ordered to return to field duty by the Army.

Director: Kimberly Peirce | Stars: Ryan Phillippe, Abbie Cornish, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Rob Brown

Votes: 18,520 | Gross: $10.91M

77. Gunner Palace (2004)

PG-13 | 85 min | Documentary, War

6.6
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70 Metascore

American soldiers of the 2/3 Field Artillery, a group known as the "Gunners," tell of their experiences in Baghdad during the Iraq War. Holed up in a bombed out pleasure palace built by Sadaam Hussein, the soldiers endured hostile situations some four months after President George W. Bush declared the end of major combat operations in the country.

Directors: Petra Epperlein, Michael Tucker | Stars: Bryant Davis, Devon Dixon, Javorn Drummond, Elliot Lovett

Votes: 1,852 | Gross: $0.61M