Iraq war/war films

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1.
A Line in the Sand (2009)
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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. (85 mins.)
Director: Rob Botts
 
2.
Leningrad (2009)
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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... (110 mins.)
 
3.
Jarhead (2005)
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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. (125 mins.)
Director: Sam Mendes
 
4.
300 (2006)
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King Leonidas of Sparta and a force of 300 men fight the Persians at Thermopylae in 480 B.C. (117 mins.)
Director: Zack Snyder
 
5.
Centurion (2010)
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A splinter group of Roman soldiers fight for their lives behind enemy lines after their legion is decimated in a devastating guerrilla attack. (97 mins.)
Director: Neil Marshall
 
6.
Sniper 2 (2002 Video)
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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... (91 mins.)
Director: Craig R. Baxley
 
7.
Battle Los Angeles (2011)
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A squadron of U.S. Marines becomes the last line of defense against a global invasion. (116 mins.)
 
8.
Three Kings (1999)
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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. (114 mins.)
 
9.
9th Company (2005)
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Young Soviet Army recruits are stuck in the bloody war in Afghanistan, that was started by politicians. (139 mins.)
 
10.
Turtles Can Fly (2004)
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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. (98 mins.)
Director: Bahman Ghobadi
 
11.
The Kingdom (2007)
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A team of U.S. government agents are sent to investigate the bombing of an American facility in the Middle East. (110 mins.)
Director: Peter Berg
 
12.
The War Tapes (2006 Documentary)
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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. (97 mins.)
 
13.
Lions for Lambs (2007)
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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. (92 mins.)
Director: Robert Redford
 
14.
Green Zone (2010)
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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. (115 mins.)
Director: Paul Greengrass
 
15.
Generation Kill (2008 Mini-Series)
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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. (70 mins.)
 
16.
Triage (2009)
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The wife of a photojournalist sets out to discover why he came home from a recent assignment without his colleague. (99 mins.)
Director: Danis Tanovic
 
17.
Restrepo (2010 Documentary)
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A year with one platoon in the deadliest valley in Afghanistan. (93 mins.)
 
18.
Sniper: Reloaded (2011)
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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. (91 mins.)
Director: Claudio Fäh
 
19.
The Hurt Locker (2008)
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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. (131 mins.)
Director: Kathryn Bigelow
 
20.
Rescue Dawn (2006)
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A U.S. fighter pilot's epic struggle of survival after being shot down on a mission over Laos during the Vietnam War. (120 mins.)
Director: Werner Herzog
 
21.
The Inglorious Bastards (1978)
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In 1944, in France, the rogue American soldiers Lieutenant Robert Yeager, Private Fred Canfield, the murderer Tony... (99 mins.)
 
22.
Taxi to the Dark Side (2007 Documentary)
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Alex Gibney exposes the haunting details of the USA's torture and interrogation practices during the War in Afghanistan. (106 mins.)
Director: Alex Gibney
 
23.
Sand Serpents (2009 TV Movie)
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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... (90 mins.)
Director: Jeff Renfroe
 
24.
Band of Brothers (2001 Mini-Series)
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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. (594 mins.)
 
25.
Ironclad (2011)
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In 13th-century England, a small group of Knights Templar fight to defend Rochester Castle against the tyrannical King John. (121 mins.)
 
26.
5 Days of War (2011)
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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. (113 mins.)
Director: Renny Harlin
 
27.
1968 Tunnel Rats (2008)
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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. (96 mins.)
Director: Uwe Boll
 
28.
To End All Wars (2001)
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A true story about four Allied POWs who endure harsh treatment from their Japanese captors during World... (125 mins.)
 
29.
Tears of the Sun (2003)
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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. (121 mins.)
Director: Antoine Fuqua
 
30.
Pearl Harbor (2001)
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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. (183 mins.)
Director: Michael Bay
 
31.
Troy (2004)
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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. (163 mins.)
 
32.
Red Sands (2009)
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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. (89 mins.)
Director: Alex Turner
 
33.
The Objective (2008)
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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. (90 mins.)
Director: Daniel Myrick
 
34.
Lebanon (2009)
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During the First Lebanon War in 1982, a lone tank and a paratroopers platoon are dispatched to search a hostile town. (93 mins.)
Director: Samuel Maoz
 
35.
Beowulf (2007)
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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. (115 mins.)
Director: Robert Zemeckis
 
36.
Black Hawk Down (2001)
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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. (144 mins.)
Director: Ridley Scott
 
37.
Ross Kemp in Afghanistan (2008 TV Series)
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In the summer of 2007 Ross joins his father's old regiment, 1 Royal Anglian and, for the first time...
Stars: Ross Kemp
 
38.
The 4th Reich (????)
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... (97 mins.)
 
39.
Wartime Wanderers (????)
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 (????)
Allied soldiers rescue a young woman from a French village massacre during World War II and promise to escort her to safety. (110 mins.)
Director: Rhys Hayward
 
41.
Battleship (2012)
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A fleet of ships is forced to do battle with an armada of unknown origins in order to discover and thwart their destructive goals. (131 mins.)
Director: Peter Berg
 
42.
The American Dream (2011)
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Armed with dreams that extend beyond their block, Luis and Ronald, two best friends from Los Angeles... (80 mins.)
 
43.
Red Tails (2012)
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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. (125 mins.)
 
44.
The Day (2011)
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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. (87 mins.)
 
46.
Memorial Day (2012)
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Memorial Day, 1993. When 13-year-old Kyle Vogel discovers the World War II footlocker belonging to his grandfather... (104 mins.)
Director: Samuel Fischer
 
47.
Odysseus in America (2005 Documentary)
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What matters in the heart of a soldier hasn't changed in 3,000 years.
 
48.
Blackline: The Beirut Contract (2017)
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. (90 mins.)
 
49.
Red Dawn (2012)
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A group of teenagers look to save their town from an invasion of North Korean soldiers. (93 mins.)
Director: Dan Bradley
 
50.
Truth (2009)
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A terrorist cell takes three Americans hostage and threatens to expose a secret that will shatter America's soul. (80 mins.)
 
51.
Brothers at War (2009 Documentary)
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An intimate portrait of an American family during a turbulent time. Jake Rademacher sets out to understand the experience... (110 mins.)
Director: Jake Rademacher
 
52.
Operation Balikatan (2003)
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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. (88 mins.)
 
53.
The Path to 9/11 (2006 Mini-Series)
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A television mini-series on the events leading up to the US terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001. (240 mins.)
 
54.
Special Forces (2011)
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A French journalist in Afghanistan is kidnapped by the Taliban. (109 mins.)
 
55.
The Ground Truth (2006 Documentary)
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The filmmaker's subjects are patriotic young Americans - ordinary men and women who heeded the call for military service in Iraq... (72 mins.)
 
56.
The Messenger (2009)
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An American soldier struggles with an ethical dilemma when he becomes involved with a widow of a fallen officer. (113 mins.)
Director: Oren Moverman
 
57.
The Heroes of Desert Storm (1991 TV Movie)
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(92 mins.)
Director: Don Ohlmeyer
 
58.
Courage Under Fire (1996)
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A U.S. Army officer, despondent about a deadly mistake he made, investigates a female chopper commander's worthiness for the Medal of Honor. (116 mins.)
Director: Edward Zwick
 
59.
The Tillman Story (2010 Documentary)
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Pat Tillman never thought of himself as a hero. His choice to leave a multimillion-dollar football contract... (94 mins.)
Director: Amir Bar-Lev
 
60.
The Secret War on Terror (2011 TV Series)
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Director: Mike Rudin
 
61.
Bomb Patrol Afganistan (2011 Documentary)
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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...
 
62.
Standard Operating Procedure (2008 Documentary)
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Errol Morris examines the incidents of abuse and torture of suspected terrorists at the hands of U.S. forces at the Abu Ghraib prison. (116 mins.)
Director: Errol Morris
 
63.
Armadillo (2010 Documentary)
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In February of 2009, a group of Danish soldiers accompanied by documentarian Janus Metz arrived at Armadillo... (105 mins.)
 
64.
Ross Kemp Return to Afghanistan (2009 TV Series)
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Ross Kemp travels back to Afghanistan following his original BAFTA award winning series Ross Kemp in Afghanistan... (60 mins.)
Director: Anuar Arroyo
Stars: Ross Kemp
 
65.
Camp Victory, Afghanistan (2010 Documentary)
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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... (88 mins.)
Director: Carol Dysinger
 
66.
Septem8er Tapes (2004)
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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. (95 mins.)
 
67.
The Battle for Marjah (2010 Documentary)
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On February 13, 2010, American-led coalition forces launched the biggest military operation since the beginning of the Afghanistan War... (88 mins.)
Director: Anthony Wonke
 
68.
The Passionate Eye (2000 TV Series)
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69.
Camp X-Ray: Ghosts of Guantánamo Bay (2004)
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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. (90 mins.)
Director: Manish Patel
 
70.
Beyond Belief (2007 Documentary)
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Susan Retik and Patti Quigley are two ordinary soccer moms living in the affluent suburbs of Boston until tragedy strikes... (92 mins.)
Director: Beth Murphy
 
71.
Savior (1998)
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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. (103 mins.)
 
72.
Hell and Back Again (2011 Documentary)
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What does it mean to lead men in war? What does it mean to come home? Hell and Back Again is a cinematically... (88 mins.)
Director: Danfung Dennis
 
73.
Occupation (2009 TV Series)
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Three ex-servicemen return to Basra, each for a different reason.
 
74.
Act of Valor (2012)
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An elite team of Navy SEALs embark on a covert mission to recover a kidnapped CIA agent. (110 mins.)
 
75.
Over There (2005 TV Series)
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A dramatized take on war in Iraq. (60 mins.)
Director: Chris Gerolmo
 
76.
Battle for Haditha (2007)
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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. (97 mins.)
Director: Nick Broomfield
 
77.
Stop-Loss (2008)
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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. (112 mins.)
 
78.
Gunner Palace (2004 Documentary)
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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. (85 mins.)