Iraq/Afghanistan

View:
Log in to copy items to your own lists.
1.
House of Saddam (2008 Mini-Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
A mini-series that explores the inner workings of Saddam Hussein's family and his relationship with his closest advisers. (232 mins.)
 
2.
Restrepo (2010 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
A year with one platoon in the deadliest valley in Afghanistan. (93 mins.)
 
3.
Standard Operating Procedure (2008 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
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
 
4.
Taxi to the Dark Side (2007 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
Alex Gibney exposes the haunting details of the USA's torture and interrogation practices during the War in Afghanistan. (106 mins.)
Director: Alex Gibney
 
5.
Act of Valor (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
An elite team of Navy SEALs embark on a covert mission to recover a kidnapped CIA agent. (110 mins.)
 
6.
Armadillo (2010 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
In February of 2009, a group of Danish soldiers accompanied by documentarian Janus Metz arrived at Armadillo... (105 mins.)
 
7.
No End in Sight (2007 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  
A comprehensive look at the Bush Administration's conduct of the Iraq war and its occupation of the country. (102 mins.)
 
8.
The War Tapes (2006 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
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.)
 
9.
Loose Change 9/11: An American Coup (2009 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
Film in the Loose Change series. (99 mins.)
Director: Dylan Avery
 
10.
Fahrenheit 9/11 (2004 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
Michael Moore's view on what happened to the United States after September 11; and how the Bush Administration allegedly used the tragic event to push forward its agenda for unjust wars in Afghanistan and Iraq. (122 mins.)
Director: Michael Moore
 
11.
The Blood of My Brother (2005 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
While volunteering to guard the ancient mosque in Kadhimiya, Ra'ad, an Iraqi portrait photographer, is shot and killed by an American patrol. His brother Ibrahim dreams of revenge. (90 mins.)
Director: Andrew Berends
 
12.
Generation Kill (2008 Mini-Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.6/10 X  
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.)
 
13.
Iraq for Sale: The War Profiteers (2006 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
Robert Greenwald looks at war profiteering in Iraq by private contracting companies Halliburton, CACI, and KBR. (75 mins.)
 
14.
The Battle for Marjah (2010 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
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
 
15.
The Triangle of Death (2009 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
A company of reserve Marines tell the story of their tour of duty in Iraq during the 1st national Iraqi election in 2004-05. (94 mins.)
 
16.
The War You Don't See (2010 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.5/10 X  
Thought-provoking documentary on war propaganda: how governments manipulate the facts and how most media let them get away with it. (97 mins.)
 
17.
Baghdad ER (2006 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
Winner of four Emmy(R) Awards, including Outstanding Directing for Nonfiction Programming (Jon Alpert... (64 mins.)
 
18.
Live from Baghdad (2002 TV Movie)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
CNN producer Robert Wiener, his colleague and their crew venture to the Iraqi capital to cover the Gulf War. (108 mins.)
Director: Mick Jackson
 
19.
Shadow Company (2006 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
Thousands of private soldiers operate in Iraq alone... and many more around the world. These individuals... (86 mins.)
 
20.
Battle for Haditha (2007)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
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
 
21.
The Mark of Cain (2007)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
Uses detailed research and explosive new testimonies by soldiers who have served in Iraq to tell an emotional fictional story of two young men very much out of their depth. (87 mins.)
Director: Marc Munden
 
22.
Afghan Massacre: The Convoy of Death (2002 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
(50 mins.)
Director: Jamie Doran
 
23.
Over There (2005 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
A dramatized take on war in Iraq. (60 mins.)
Director: Chris Gerolmo
 
24.
Brothers at War (2009 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
An intimate portrait of an American family during a turbulent time. Jake Rademacher sets out to understand the experience... (110 mins.)
Director: Jake Rademacher
 
25.
Gunner Palace (2004 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
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.)
 
26.
Lioness (2008 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
The untold story of the first women in U.S. history to be sent into direct ground combat. (81 mins.)
 
27.
Occupation: Dreamland (2005 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
In January, 2004, in Al-Falluja, Iraq, a documentary film crew follows an infantry squad of the 82nd Airborne... (78 mins.)