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1. Body of Lies (2008)

R | 128 min | Action, Drama, Romance

7.1
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57 Metascore

A CIA agent on the ground in Jordan hunts down a powerful terrorist leader while being caught between the unclear intentions of his American supervisors and Jordan Intelligence.

Director: Ridley Scott | Stars: Leonardo DiCaprio, Russell Crowe, Mark Strong, Golshifteh Farahani

Votes: 175,679 | Gross: $39.38M

2. The Manchurian Candidate (2004)

R | 129 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi

6.6
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76 Metascore

In the midst of the Gulf War, soldiers are kidnapped and brainwashed for sinister purposes.

Director: Jonathan Demme | Stars: Denzel Washington, Liev Schreiber, Meryl Streep, Kimberly Elise

Votes: 86,962 | Gross: $65.95M

3. The Jacket (2005)

R | 103 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi

7.1
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44 Metascore

A Gulf war veteran is wrongly sent to a mental institution for insane criminals, where he becomes the object of a Doctor's experiments, and his life is completely affected by them.

Director: John Maybury | Stars: Adrien Brody, Keira Knightley, Daniel Craig, Kris Kristofferson

Votes: 93,636 | Gross: $6.30M

4. Syriana (2005)

R | 128 min | Drama, Thriller

7.0
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76 Metascore

A politically-charged epic about the state of the oil industry in the hands of those personally involved and affected by it.

Director: Stephen Gaghan | Stars: George Clooney, Matt Damon, Amanda Peet, Kayvan Novak

Votes: 109,962 | Gross: $50.82M

5. 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, 4 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: 138,613 | Gross: $60.65M

6. Hidalgo (2004)

PG-13 | 136 min | Action, Adventure, Western

6.7
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54 Metascore

In 1890, a down-and-out cowboy and his horse travel to Arabia to compete in a deadly cross desert horse race.

Director: Joe Johnston | Stars: Viggo Mortensen, Omar Sharif, Zuleikha Robinson, Louise Lombard

Votes: 68,177 | Gross: $67.29M

7. Courage Under Fire (1996)

R | 116 min | Action, Drama, Mystery

6.6
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77 Metascore

A US 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: 40,526 | Gross: $58.92M

8. Three Days of the Condor (1975)

R | 117 min | Mystery, Thriller

7.5
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A bookish CIA researcher finds all his co-workers dead, and must outwit those responsible until he figures out who he can really trust.

Director: Sydney Pollack | Stars: Robert Redford, Faye Dunaway, Cliff Robertson, Max von Sydow

Votes: 35,797

9. In the Army Now (1994)

PG | 91 min | Comedy, War

4.8
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Two misguided youths join the reserves to make some money for their entrepreneurial dreams. No sooner than they finish basic training are they called up to do their part to save the free world.

Director: Daniel Petrie Jr. | Stars: Pauly Shore, Lori Petty, Andy Dick, David Alan Grier

Votes: 9,982 | Gross: $28.86M

10. An American Carol (2008)

PG-13 | 83 min | Comedy, Fantasy

4.3
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20 Metascore

An anti-American filmmaker who's out to abolish the July Fourth holiday is visited by three ghosts who try to change his perception of the country.

Director: David Zucker | Stars: Kevin P. Farley, Kelsey Grammer, Leslie Nielsen, Trace Adkins

Votes: 8,590 | Gross: $7.00M

11. Henna Splash (2006)

2 min | Short

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A visual poem exploring the beauty of Henna, a tradition shared by women of many cultures and religions across the Middle East, Africa, and Asia. Inspired by a trip to Qatar, this film also... See full summary »

Director: Yvonne Michele Anderson | Stars: Mohamed Ahmed, Somia Ahmed, Ibrahim Alkhalil, Ahmed Alomarabee

12. Carrier (2008– )

Documentary

8.6
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CARRIER is a character-driven immersion in the high-stakes world of a nuclear aircraft carrier, shot on the USS Nimitz during a six-month deployment to the Persian Gulf. The program follows... See full summary »

Stars: Chris Altice, Randy Brock, Kevin McLaughlin, David Fravor

Votes: 515

13. George Carlin: Jammin' in New York (1992 TV Special)

59 min | Documentary, Comedy

8.8
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When George Carlin is asked which HBO concert is his favorite, his answer is always, "Jammin' In New York." The reasons are several: It was his first HBO show done live; it was the first he... See full summary »

Director: Rocco Urbisci | Star: George Carlin

Votes: 2,277

14. Le vent des amoureux (1978)

71 min | Documentary

8.9
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A tour of Iran filmed from a helicopter.

Director: Albert Lamorisse | Star: Manuchehr Anvar

Votes: 113

15. Ghalb-e Yakhi Season 3 (2012)

Thriller

6.9
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At the end of an adventurous night, Attila - a gang boss- is thrown to his death from a building in Tehran. Shahrokh, a famous archaeologist is arrested for Attila's murder. Upon conviction... See full summary »

Director: Saman Moghadam | Stars: Amir Aghaee, Reza Attaran, Pejman Bazeghi, Sahar Dolatshahi

Votes: 234

16. I sfagi tou kokora (1996)

155 min | Drama

6.5
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Longing for a better life Evagoras and Onisilios, decide to emigrate to the Persian Gulf to earn enough money to start their own business. When they return home, the pair open a night club. However, their past catches up with them.

Director: Andreas Pantzis | Stars: Georges Corraface, Dimitris Vellios, Valeria Golino, Popi Avraam

Votes: 54

17. Jake Gyllenhaal Challenges the Winner of the Nobel Peace Prize (2010)

7 min | Short

6.2
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A remixed narrative that combines two Jake Gyllenhaal films (Donnie Darko (2001) and Jarhead (2005)) with news footage of President Barack Obama. As the President wins the Nobel Peace Prize... See full summary »

Director: Diran Lyons | Stars: Jake Gyllenhaal, Eva Amurri Martino, Chris Cooper, Patrick Fugit

Votes: 59

18. La via del petrolio (1967– )

45 min | Documentary

7.0
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Stars: Giulio Bosetti, Nino Castelnuovo, Riccardo Cucciolla, Nino Dal Fabbro

Votes: 26

19. Pahlavan (2014)

Documentary, History, Sport

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A scenario which until recently was considered unthinkable - excluding a sport that has forever been such an integral part of the modern day Olympics - has since the recent decision by the ... See full summary »

Director: Yasha Malekzad

20. Desert Storm: The War Begins (1991 TV Movie)

75 min | Documentary, War

5.2
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Stars: Bernard Shaw, Cliff Acree, Hafez al-Assad, Nayirah al-Sabah

Votes: 26

21. Operation Welcome Home (1991 TV Movie)

48 min | Documentary, War

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An original documentary, this film contains previously classified footage provided by the Defense Department. Included is an exclusive on-camera "host" appearance by General Colin Powell, ... See full summary »

Director: Robert Kline | Star: Colin Powell

22. Dead to Rights (2003)

Thriller

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A Gulf War veteran returns home and while attempting to make peace with his past, gets caught up in a deadly triangle involving two very sexy, very dangerous women.

Director: Steven Kohl | Stars: Valerie Mikita, Tony Czyzyk, Heather Frayne, Peter H. Simon

23. F-15 Strike Eagle (1984 Video Game)

Action

7.2
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Votes: 25

24. Voices of the Veterans (2002)

60 min | Documentary, War

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Beginning with the few surviving veterans of World War I and ending with the men and women of Desert Storm, Voices of the Veterans intercuts archival footage with modern interviews to ... See full summary »

Director: David McCahan | Stars: Robert Anderson, Norman Anthonopolous, Rod Arrington, Frank Beletz

25. The Island of the Seven Wonders (2012)

20 min | Documentary, Short

6.6
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A documentary about Qeshm; The beautiful island located in the Persian Gulf; with its spectacular scenery and unique attractions.

Director: Hesam Dehghani | Star: Saeed Tavakkoli

Votes: 17

26. Markham (1959–1960)
Episode: A Princely Sum (1959)

30 min | Drama, Crime

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Upon hearing that Roy Markham's (Ray Milland's) good friend, Jim Donovan, has been shot and killed on the steps of U.S. Embassy in Cairo, Markham and his partner John Riggs (Simon Scott) ... See full summary »

Director: Richard Bartlett | Stars: Ray Milland, Simon Scott, Arnold Moss, Anthony Eustrel

27. NewsRadio (1995–1999)
Episode: Balloon (1998)

22 min | Comedy, Romance

7.7
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Mr. James announces he is going to circle the Earth in a hot air balloon. Bill tries to quit smoking by instead using chewing tobacco.

Director: Tom Cherones | Stars: Dave Foley, Stephen Root, Andy Dick, Maura Tierney

Votes: 58

28. Shockwave (2007– )
Episode: Episode #1.4 (2007)

History

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Persian Gulf, USS Theodore Roosevelt: An aircraft carrier crewman survives being sucked into a jet engine. South Africa, Indian Ocean: The captain and crew abandon sinking cruise ship ... See full summary »

Stars: Mike McDonald, Tim Beard, John David Bridges, Julian Butler