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1. Generation Kill (2008 TV Mini-Series)

TV-MA | 70 min | Drama, War

8.7
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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.

Stars: Alexander Skarsgård, James Ransone, Lee Tergesen, Jon Huertas

Votes: 33,963

2. The Year of Living Dangerously (1982)

PG | 115 min | Drama, Romance, War

7.2
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65 Metascore

A young Australian reporter tries to navigate the political turmoil of Indonesia during the rule of President Sukarno with the help of a diminutive photographer.

Writers: David Williamson, Peter Weir, C.J. Koch | Director: Peter Weir | Stars: Mel Gibson, Sigourney Weaver, Linda Hunt, Michael Murphy

Votes: 15,484

3. In Harm's Way (1965)

Approved | 165 min | Drama, War

7.4
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A naval officer reprimanded after Pearl Harbor is later promoted to rear admiral and gets a second chance to prove himself against the Japanese.

Writers: Wendell Mayes, James Bassett | Director: Otto Preminger | Stars: John Wayne, Kirk Douglas, Patricia Neal, Tom Tryon

Votes: 6,159

4. Salvador (1986)

R | 122 min | Drama, History, Thriller

7.5
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An American photojournalist gets caught in a political struggle at El Salvador in 1980.

Writers: Oliver Stone, Rick Boyle | Director: Oliver Stone | Stars: James Woods, James Belushi, Michael Murphy, John Savage

Votes: 15,131

5. Live from Baghdad (2002 TV Movie)

Unrated | 108 min | Drama, War

7.4
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CNN producer Robert Wiener, his colleague and their crew venture to the Iraqi capital to cover the Gulf War.

Writers: Robert Wiener, Richard Chapman, John Patrick Shanley, Timothy J. Sexton | Director: Mick Jackson | Stars: Michael Keaton, Helena Bonham Carter, Joshua Leonard, Lili Taylor

Votes: 3,926

6. Balibo (2009)

111 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

7.1
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War correspondent Roger East and the young Jose Ramos-Horta travel to East Timor to investigate the murders of the Balibo Five in 1975.

Writers: Robert Connolly, Jill Jolliffe, David Williamson | Director: Robert Connolly | Stars: Jane Hampson, Bea Viegas, Christine Martins, Ana Rosa Mendoça

Votes: 2,001

7. War Photographer (2001)

96 min | Documentary, War

8.0
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79 Metascore

Documentary about war photographer James Nachtwey, considered by many the greatest war photographer ever.

Director: Christian Frei | Stars: James Nachtwey, Christiane Amanpour, Hans-Hermann Klare, Christiane Breustedt

Votes: 3,344

8. A Bright Shining Lie (1998 TV Movie)

R | 118 min | Drama, War

6.5
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True story of Army man John Paul Vann, whose military success provided him the fulfillment he never found in his personal life.

Writers: Neil Sheehan, Terry George | Director: Terry George | Stars: Bill Paxton, Bo Eason, William L. Mansey, Karina Logue

Votes: 1,178

9. WMD: Weapons of Mass Deception (2004)

98 min | Documentary

7.7
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60 Metascore

There were two wars in Iraq--a military assault and a media war. The former was well-covered; the latter was not. Until now... Independent filmmaker, Emmy-award winningTV journalist, author... See full summary »

Director: Danny Schechter | Stars: Peter Arnett, George W. Bush, Dick Cheney, Maurice Hinchey

Votes: 403 | Gross: $0.03M

10. Lee Miller: Through the Mirror (1995 Video)

55 min | Documentary, Biography

7.1
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Biographical documentary of Lee Miller (aka Elizabeth Miller, 1907-1977), her early years in USA under her father's influence, later became a model turned artist and celebrated photographer... See full summary »

Director: Sylvain Roumette | Stars: Lee Miller, Antony Penrose, Roland Penrose, Man Ray

Votes: 18

11. I Woke Up One Morning and Found Myself Famous (2010 Video)

25 min | Documentary, Short

7.5
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The film tries to explore our obsession with the violent and voyeuristic images and how every form of the media is becoming cannibalistic to satisfy this desire of our mind.

Director: Sumit Purohit | Stars: Amitabh Pandey, Abhiram Poduval, Jayaram Poduval, Sumit Purohit

Votes: 17

12. The Fixer: Afghanistan Behind the Scenes (2008)

45 min | Documentary

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When foreign journalists are working in hostile environments, they often rely on a local (The Fixer) to set up interviews, interpret conversations, and provide links and leads to people and... See full summary »

Director: Aaron Rockett | Star: Aaron Rockett

13. Robert Capa: The Man Who Believed His Own Legend (2004 TV Movie)

52 min | Documentary

7.1
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Robert Capa has been the icon of a whole generation of photo journalists and embodies the very spirit of adventure: a romantic hero, a legendary photographer with a tragic end. Yet, very ... See full summary »

Writer: Gérard Miller | Director: Patrick Jeudy | Stars: Ingrid Bergman, Robert Capa, Clark Gable, Christine Gagnieux

Votes: 16

14. Disarm (2005)

67 min | Documentary, History, War

7.3
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Disarm filmmakers Mary Wareham (Next Step Productions) and Brian Liu (Toolbox DC) present a contemporary and provocative view of the forces challenging the achievement of a mine-free world.... See full summary »

Directors: Brian Liu, Mary Wareham

Votes: 30

15. Baghdad or Bust (2004)

70 min | Documentary, Comedy, War

5.8
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3 Canadian Film makers from the Canadian Arctic venture to the Middle East during the US-led invasion of Iraq.

Writer: Matt Frame | Director: Matt Frame | Star: Matt Frame

Votes: 5

16. Without Fear or Favor: The Best in Broadcast Journalism (2004 TV Special)

Documentary, History, News

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Writer: David Grubin | Director: David Grubin | Stars: Lorenzo Albacete, Osama bin Laden, Tom Brokaw, John Burnett

17. Tales from the Crypt (1989–1996)
Episode: Forever Ambergris (1993)

Not Rated | 25 min | Comedy, Crime, Fantasy

7.9
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A jaded, has-been photographer plots the demise of his younger, talented protégé when they go on assignment in Central America.

Writer: Scott Rosenberg | Director: Gary Fleder | Stars: Roger Daltrey, Steve Buscemi, Paul Dooley, Marshall Bell

Votes: 288