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1. 12 Strong (2018)

R | 130 min | Action, Drama, History

7.0
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58 Metascore

12 Strong tells the story of the first Special Forces team deployed to Afghanistan after 9/11; under the leadership of a new captain, the team must work with an Afghan warlord to take down the Taliban.

Director: Nicolai Fuglsig | Stars: Chris Hemsworth, Michael Shannon, Michael Peña, Navid Negahban

Votes: 180

2. Lone Survivor (2013)

R | 121 min | Action, Biography, Drama

7.5
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60 Metascore

Marcus Luttrell and his team set out on a mission to capture or kill notorious Taliban leader Ahmad Shah, in late June 2005. Marcus and his team are left to fight for their lives in one of the most valiant efforts of modern warfare.

Director: Peter Berg | Stars: Mark Wahlberg, Taylor Kitsch, Emile Hirsch, Ben Foster

Votes: 229,308 | Gross: $125.10M

3. Whiskey Tango Foxtrot (2016)

R | 112 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama

6.6
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57 Metascore

A journalist recounts her wartime coverage in Afghanistan.

Directors: Glenn Ficarra, John Requa | Stars: Tina Fey, Margot Robbie, Martin Freeman, Alfred Molina

Votes: 40,770 | Gross: $23.05M

4. Brothers (I) (2009)

R | 105 min | Drama, Thriller, War

7.1
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58 Metascore

A young man comforts his older brother's wife and children after he goes missing in Afghanistan.

Director: Jim Sheridan | Stars: Jake Gyllenhaal, Natalie Portman, Tobey Maguire, Sam Shepard

Votes: 96,469 | Gross: $28.50M

5. The Breadwinner (2017)

PG-13 | 94 min | Animation, Drama

7.4
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76 Metascore

A headstrong young girl in Afghanistan disguises herself as a boy in order to provide for her family.

Director: Nora Twomey | Stars: Saara Chaudry, Soma Chhaya, Noorin Gulamgaus, Laara Sadiq

Votes: 421 | Gross: $0.24M

6. 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: 43,335 | Gross: $15.00M

7. The Kite Runner (2007)

PG-13 | 128 min | Drama

7.6
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61 Metascore

After spending years in California, Amir returns to his homeland in Afghanistan to help his old friend Hassan, whose son is in trouble.

Director: Marc Forster | Stars: Khalid Abdalla, Ahmad Khan Mahmoodzada, Atossa Leoni, Shaun Toub

Votes: 71,808 | Gross: $15.80M

8. Good Kill (2014)

R | 102 min | Drama, Thriller, War

6.4
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63 Metascore

A family man begins to question the ethics of his job as a drone pilot.

Director: Andrew Niccol | Stars: Ethan Hawke, January Jones, Zoë Kravitz, Fatima El Bahraouy

Votes: 19,269 | Gross: $0.32M

9. 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: 16,076 | Gross: $0.01M

10. 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: 18,718 | Gross: $1.33M

11. Postal (2007)

R | 100 min | Action, Comedy, Thriller

4.5
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22 Metascore

In the ironically named city of Paradise, a recently laid-off loser teams up with his cult-leading uncle to steal a peculiar bounty of riches from their local amusement park; somehow, the recently arrived Taliban have a similar focus, but a far more sinister intent.

Director: Uwe Boll | Stars: Zack Ward, Dave Foley, Verne Troyer, Chris Coppola

Votes: 20,887 | Gross: $18.01M

12. Jarhead 2: Field of Fire (2014 Video)

R | 103 min | Action, Drama, War

5.5
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Without tanks or air support, a corporal and his team must muster all the courage and firepower they can to fight their way across war-torn Afghanistan and shepherd an important anti-Taliban woman to safety.

Director: Don Michael Paul | Stars: Cole Hauser, Josh Kelly, Danielle Savre, Bokeem Woodbine

Votes: 4,058

13. The Beast of War (1988)

R | 111 min | War

7.4
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A Soviet tank and its warring crew become separated from their patrol and lost in an Afghan valley with a group of vengeance-seeking rebels on their tracks.

Director: Kevin Reynolds | Stars: George Dzundza, Jason Patric, Steven Bauer, Stephen Baldwin

Votes: 7,764 | Gross: $0.16M

14. 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: 12,597 | Gross: $0.27M

15. 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: 8,581 | Gross: $0.01M

16. 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: 7,288 | Gross: $2.25M

17. Korengal (2014)

R | 84 min | Documentary, History, News

6.8
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67 Metascore

Korengal picks up where Restrepo left off; the same men, the same valley, the same commanders, but a very different look at the experience of war.

Director: Sebastian Junger | Stars: LaMonta Caldwell, Miguel Cortez, Stephen Gillespie, Aron Hijar

Votes: 2,727 | Gross: $0.06M

18. 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: 8,880 | Gross: $7.00M

19. Osama (2003)

PG-13 | 83 min | Drama

7.4
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83 Metascore

The Taliban are ruling Afghanistan, they being a repressive regime especially for women, who, among other things, are not allowed to work. This situation is especially difficult for one ... See full summary »

Director: Siddiq Barmak | Stars: Marina Golbahari, Zubaida Sahar, Khwaja Nader, Mohammad Arif Herati

Votes: 7,947 | Gross: $1.13M

20. Khuda Kay Liye (2007)

Not Rated | 168 min | Drama

8.5
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The movie deals with the difference of opinion between the westernized, educated, modern Muslims and their counterparts who follow their religion and live life in the name of 'God'.

Director: Shoaib Mansoor | Stars: Shaan Shahid, Fawad Khan, Iman Ali, Austin Marie Sayre

Votes: 8,413

21. Kabul Express (2006)

Not Rated | 105 min | Adventure, Drama, Thriller

6.9
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A thrilling story spanning 48 hours of five individuals linked by hate and fear but brought together by fate to finally recognize each other.

Director: Kabir Khan | Stars: John Abraham, Arshad Warsi, Salman Shahid, Hanif Hum Ghum

Votes: 2,687 | Gross: $0.30M

22. The Road to Guantanamo (2006)

R | 95 min | Documentary, Drama, War

7.5
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64 Metascore

Part drama, part documentary, The Road to Guantánamo focuses on the Tipton Three, a trio of British Muslims who were held in Guantanamo Bay for two years until they were released without charge.

Directors: Mat Whitecross, Michael Winterbottom | Stars: Riz Ahmed, Farhad Harun, Waqar Siddiqui, Arfan Usman

Votes: 10,752 | Gross: $0.32M

23. Safar e Ghandehar (2001)

Not Rated | 81 min | Biography, Drama, War

6.8
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76 Metascore

After an Afghanistan-born woman who lives in Canada receives a letter from her suicidal sister, she takes a perilous journey through Afghanistan to try to find her.

Director: Mohsen Makhmalbaf | Stars: Nelofer Pazira, Hassan Tantai, Ike Ogut, Sadou Teymouri

Votes: 5,971 | Gross: $0.02M

24. Bitter Lake (2015)

136 min | Documentary

8.2
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An experimental documentary that explores Saudi Arabia's relationship with the U.S. and the role this has played in the war in Afghanistan.

Director: Adam Curtis | Stars: George Bush, George W. Bush, Joanne Herring, Hamid Karzai

Votes: 2,031

25. Horse Soldiers of 9/11 (2012)

19 min | Documentary, Short

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It was the news the world waited for after the 9/11 terror attacks: a report of the first American troops on the ground in Afghanistan. All at once, the world's attention focused on an ... See full summary »

Director: Alex Quade | Stars: Douwe Blumberg, Max Bowers, Bart Decker, Joe Jung

26. The Awful Truth (1999–2000)

30 min | Documentary

6.8
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Activist film director Michael Moore hosts a show where he continues his crusade to expose wrongdoing by the high and mighty.

Stars: Michael Moore, Jay Martel, Gideon Evans, Karen Duffy

Votes: 1,850

27. House of Saud: A Family at War (2018– )

180 min | Documentary

8.2
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A look at the role of Saudi Arabia in recent years in politics and international conflicts, in particular at the changes in politics in recent years, as the kingdom is changing under the rule of Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman.

Stars: Saskia Reeves, Bruce Riedel, Ali Shihabi, Madawi Al-Rasheed

Votes: 5

28. Osombie (2012)

Not Rated | 92 min | Action, Horror

3.6
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The story follows Dusty, a yoga instructor from Colorado, who is on a desperate rescue mission to save her crazy brother Derek, a conspiracy theorist who is convinced Osama bin Laden is ... See full summary »

Director: John Lyde | Stars: Corey Sevier, Eve Mauro, Jasen Wade, Danielle C. Ryan

Votes: 1,408

29. 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: 2,071 | Gross: $0.04M

30. 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: 1,065

31. Medal of Honor (2010 Video Game)

M | Action, War

7.4
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A first person shooter developed with the help of Tier 1 military operators depicting violent missions in Afganistan.

Director: Tobias Strömvall | Stars: Jeffrey Pierce, Jon Bruno, Dustin Leighton, Chris Fries

Votes: 1,712

32. Baran (2001)

PG | 94 min | Drama, Romance

7.8
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79 Metascore

In a building site in present-day Tehran, Lateef, a 17-year-old Turkish worker is irresistibly drawn to Rahmat, a young Afghan worker. The revelation of Rahmat's secret changes both their lives.

Director: Majid Majidi | Stars: Hossein Abedini, Zahra Bahrami, Mohammad Amir Naji, Hossein Mahjoub

Votes: 6,786 | Gross: $0.13M

33. Tere Bin Laden (2010)

Not Rated | 95 min | Comedy, Drama

7.2
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A reporter casts a fake Bin Laden to act in his video message to America, so he can immigrate there.

Director: Abhishek Sharma | Stars: Ali Zafar, Pradhuman Singh, Piyush Mishra, Nikhil Ratnaparkhi

Votes: 8,874

34. Zwischen Welten (2014)

98 min | Drama, War

6.5
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Jesper is a soldier in the German army. Although his brother was killed whilst serving in Afghanistan, he nevertheless reports for a new tour of duty in this war zone. He and his unit are ... See full summary »

Director: Feo Aladag | Stars: Ronald Zehrfeld, Mohsin Ahmady, Saida Barmaki, Salam Yousefzai

Votes: 526

35. Fire Over Afghanistan (2003)

R | 92 min | Action, Drama, War

3.9
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Blackhawk pilot and reporter are knocked out of the sky over renegade warlord's territory and struggle against impossible odds to escape with their lives.

Director: Terence H. Winkless | Stars: Jeff Stearns, Jordan Bayne, Fred Dryer, Mihail Meltev

Votes: 440

36. Rubicon (II)

Action | Announced

Described as a modern take on "The Seven Samurai", set in Afghanistan with U.S. Navy SEALs defending villagers from raiding Taliban forces.

Director: Christopher McQuarrie

37. Sniper: Inside the Crosshairs (2009 TV Movie)

Documentary, War

7.4
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Sniper-Inside the crosshairs is a documentary based show profiling the worlds best Sniper shots and feats known to man. This documentary takes you behind the scenes to give the viewer and ... See full summary »

Director: Emre Sahin | Stars: Scott Levy, Chad Mathews, Matthew R. Anderson, Nathan Lee Brynner

Votes: 119

38. Kandagar (2010)

103 min | Action, Drama, War

6.9
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1995. Russian transport aircraft IL-76, carrying a cargo of ammunition under the guise of humanitarian aid to Afghanistan from Albania, forced to put interceptors at Kandahar Airfield (... See full summary »

Director: Andrey Kavun | Stars: Aleksandr Baluev, Yury Belyayev, Bohdan Benyuk, Aleksandr Golubev

Votes: 1,476

39. Fahrenhype 9/11 (2004 Video)

Not Rated | 80 min | Documentary

4.9
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A documentary which refutes and debunks "facts" made by Michael Moore in his hit film Fahrenheit 9/11 (2004).

Director: Alan Peterson | Stars: Dick Morris, Zell Miller, Ed Koch, Ron Silver

Votes: 3,519 | Gross: $3.00M

40. Kandahar Break (2009)

94 min | Drama, Romance, Thriller

5.3
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In 1999, a British mine clearance engineer working for the Taliban government in Afghanistan must flee the country when he becomes embroiled in a deadly game of intrigue and betrayal.

Director: David Whitney | Stars: Shaun Dooley, Dean Andrews, Rasheed Naz, Tatmain Ul Qulb

Votes: 238

41. Afghan Star (2009)

Unrated | 87 min | Documentary, Music

7.3
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78 Metascore

A look at how contestants on the a musical contest program "Pop Idol" in Afghanistan risk their lives to appear on the show.

Director: Havana Marking | Stars: Habib Amiri, Setara Hussainzada, Rafi Naabzada, Lima Sahar

Votes: 888 | Gross: $0.10M

42. Chasing Freedom (2004 TV Movie)

R | 120 min | Drama

6.7
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A lawyer reluctantly takes on the pro bono asylum case of a woman who has fled the brutal Taliban regieme in Afghanistan and arrived in the United States seeking freedom.

Director: Don McBrearty | Stars: Juliette Lewis, Layla Alizada, Bruce Gray, Michael David Simms

Votes: 365

43. Sag-haye velgard (2004)

93 min | Drama

7.2
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The story of survival of 2 children in post-Taliban Afghanistan. Their mother has been imprisoned for "adultery" and their father is in Guantanamo Bay.

Director: Marzieh Makhmalbaf | Stars: Gol-Ghotai, Zahed, Agheleh Rezaie, Sohrab Akbari

Votes: 482

44. Son of a Lion (2007)

92 min | Drama, War

6.7
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11 year old Niaz's father has been a Pashtun on jihad in Afghanistan. Back in Darra in NWFP of Pakistan, where guns and hashish are common, he wants Niaz to learn to shoot and work in his gun workshop, while Niaz wants to go to school.

Director: Benjamin Gilmour | Stars: Niaz Khan Shinwari, Baktiyar Ahmed Afridi, Mubasir Afridi, Mohamed Aziz

Votes: 205

45. Saber Rock (2017)

PG | 30 min | Documentary, Short

8.9
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A flamboyant, fiercely loyal interpreter named Saber Rock helps turn the tide of Helmand Province, Afghanistan against the Taliban and towards the support of coalition forces. As his successes mount, so do the threats against him.

Directors: Matthew Locastro, Thomas Locastro

Votes: 26

46. I Am a Girl (2013)

88 min | Documentary, Biography

6.8
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Six girls coming of age, ready to become something extraordinary.

Director: Rebecca Barry | Star: Habiba

Votes: 90

47. Horse Soldiers of 9/11: The Mission Continues - Taliban Capture & Release (2015)

17 min | Documentary, Short

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In her exclusive, war reporter Alex Quade, reveals the original story behind the Special Operations Forces' capture of one of the Taliban-5. Alex Quade persuaded the elite Operators to go ... See full summary »

Director: Alex Quade | Stars: Paul Beck, Max Bowers, Joe Jung, Mark Mitchell

48. The Confession (VI) (2016)

96 min | Documentary

6.7
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A man returns from Bagram in Afghanistan and Guantanamo to tell the story.

Director: Ashish Ghadiali | Star: Moazzam Begg

Votes: 51

49. Massoud, the Afghan (1998)

89 min | Documentary, History, War

8.0
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60 Metascore

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Director: Christophe de Ponfilly | Stars: Christophe de Ponfilly, Ahmad Shah Massoud, Merabuddine

Votes: 93 | Gross: $0.01M

50. Bin Laden: Shoot to Kill (2011 TV Movie)

Documentary

7.3
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The inside story of the hunt for Bin Laden.

Director: Bruce Goodison | Stars: Jamie Lee, Marc Ambinder, Osama bin Laden, John O. Brennan

Votes: 63