Iraq war/war filmsby dave-ross390 | created - 25 Oct 2011 | updated - 07 May 2012 | Public
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1. A Line in the Sand (2009)
Not Rated | 85 min | Drama, War
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.
2. Leningrad (2009)
R | 110 min | Drama, War
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 »
3. Jarhead (2005)
R | 125 min | Biography, Drama, War
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.
Votes: 154,215 | Gross: $62.66M
5. Centurion (2010)
R | 97 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
A splinter group of Roman soldiers fight for their lives behind enemy lines after their legion is devastated in a guerrilla attack.
Votes: 70,111 | Gross: $0.12M
6. Sniper 2 (2002 Video)
R | 91 min | Action, War
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 »
8. Three Kings (1999)
R | 114 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy
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.
Votes: 146,601 | Gross: $60.65M
10. Turtles Can Fly (2004)
PG-13 | 98 min | Drama, War
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.
Votes: 14,991 | Gross: $0.26M
12. The War Tapes (2006)
Not Rated | 97 min | Documentary, War
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.
Votes: 1,185 | Gross: $0.25M
13. Lions for Lambs (2007)
R | 92 min | Drama, Thriller, War
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.
Votes: 43,322 | Gross: $15.00M
14. Green Zone (2010)
R | 115 min | Action, Drama, Thriller
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.
Votes: 117,386 | Gross: $35.05M
17. Restrepo (2010)
R | 93 min | Documentary, War
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
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.
19. The Hurt Locker (2008)
R | 131 min | Drama, History, Thriller
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.
Votes: 365,270 | Gross: $17.02M
20. Rescue Dawn (2006)
PG-13 | 120 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama
A U.S. fighter pilot's epic struggle of survival after being shot down on a mission over Laos during the Vietnam War.
Votes: 90,441 | Gross: $5.49M
21. The Inglorious Bastards (1978)
R | 99 min | Action, Adventure, War
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.
22. Taxi to the Dark Side (2007)
R | 106 min | Documentary, Crime, War
Alex Gibney exposes the haunting details of the USA's torture and interrogation practices during the War in Afghanistan.
Votes: 12,587 | Gross: $0.27M
23. Sand Serpents (2009 TV Movie)
90 min | Action, Horror, Thriller
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 »
26. 5 Days of War (2011)
R | 113 min | Action, Drama, War
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.
Votes: 12,675 | Gross: $0.02M
27. 1968 Tunnel Rats (2008)
R | 96 min | Action, Drama, War
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.
28. To End All Wars (2001)
R | 117 min | Action, Drama, War
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 »
29. Tears of the Sun (2003)
R | 121 min | Action, Drama, Thriller
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.
Votes: 100,396 | Gross: $43.73M
30. Pearl Harbor (2001)
PG-13 | 183 min | Action, Drama, History
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.
Votes: 276,563 | Gross: $198.54M
31. Troy (2004)
R | 163 min | Drama, History, Romance
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.
Votes: 421,001 | Gross: $133.38M
33. The Objective (2008)
Not Rated | 90 min | Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
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.
Votes: 7,287 | Gross: $2.25M
35. Beowulf (2007)
PG-13 | 115 min | Animation, Action, Adventure
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.
Votes: 149,439 | Gross: $82.16M
36. Black Hawk Down (2001)
R | 144 min | Drama, History, War
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.
Votes: 318,637 | Gross: $108.64M
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 »
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.
41. Battleship (2012)
PG-13 | 131 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
A fleet of ships is forced to do battle with an armada of unknown origins in order to discover and thwart their destructive goals.
Votes: 215,628 | Gross: $65.42M
42. The American Dream (2011)
Not Rated | 80 min | Drama, War
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 »
43. Red Tails (2012)
PG-13 | 125 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
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.
Votes: 30,419 | Gross: $49.88M
44. The Day (I) (2011)
R | 87 min | Action, Drama, Horror
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.
Votes: 11,279 | Gross: $0.02M
45. Memorial Day (2012)
R | 104 min | Action, Drama, History
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 »
47. Blackline: The Beirut Contract (2017)
90 min | Action, Drama, Thriller
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.
50. Brothers at War (2009)
R | 110 min | Documentary, War
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 »
Votes: 551 | Gross: $0.15M
51. Operation Balikatan (2003)
R | 88 min | Action, Drama, War
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.
54. The Ground Truth (2006)
R | 72 min | Documentary, War
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 »
Votes: 705 | Gross: $0.02M
57. Courage Under Fire (1996)
R | 116 min | Action, Drama, Mystery
A U.S. Army officer, despondent about a deadly mistake he made, investigates a female chopper commander's worthiness for the Medal of Honor.
Votes: 43,736 | Gross: $59.03M
58. The Tillman Story (2010)
R | 94 min | Documentary, Biography, Mystery
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 »
Votes: 4,161 | Gross: $0.80M
60. Bomb Patrol Afganistan (2011 TV Movie)
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 »
61. Standard Operating Procedure (2008)
R | 116 min | Documentary, Crime, War
Errol Morris examines the incidents of abuse and torture of suspected terrorists at the hands of U.S. forces at the Abu Ghraib prison.
Votes: 3,543 | Gross: $0.23M
62. Armadillo (2010)
Not Rated | 105 min | Documentary, War
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
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
64. Camp Victory, Afghanistan (2010)
Not Rated | 88 min | Documentary, Drama, War
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
65. Septem8er Tapes (2004)
R | 95 min | Drama, Thriller, War
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.
68. Camp X-Ray: Ghosts of Guantánamo Bay (2004)
90 min | War, Thriller, Action
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.
69. Beyond Belief (2007)
Not Rated | 92 min | Documentary
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 »
70. Savior (1998)
R | 103 min | Drama, War
A hardened mercenary in the Foreign Legion begins to find his own humanity when confronted with atrocities during the fighting in Bosnia.
Votes: 9,185 | Gross: $0.01M
71. Hell and Back Again (2011)
Not Rated | 88 min | Documentary, Action, History
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 »
Votes: 2,070 | Gross: $0.04M
75. Battle for Haditha (2007)
R | 97 min | Drama, History, War
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.
Votes: 6,749 | Gross: $0.01M
76. Stop-Loss (2008)
R | 112 min | Drama, War
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.
Votes: 18,520 | Gross: $10.91M
77. Gunner Palace (2004)
PG-13 | 85 min | Documentary, War
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.
Votes: 1,852 | Gross: $0.61M