Top-US-Grossing Titles With Country of Origin Afghanistan
1. Osama (2003)
PG-13 | 83 min | Drama
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 »
Votes: 7,783 | Gross: $1.13M
2. The Hornet's Nest (2014)
R | 93 min | Documentary, Action, History
Armed only with their cameras, Peabody and Emmy Award-winning conflict Journalist Mike Boettcher, and his son, Carlos, provide unprecedented access into the longest war in U.S. history.
Votes: 1,517 | Gross: $0.31M
3. Syngué sabour, pierre de patience (2012)
R | 102 min | Drama, War
In a war ridden country a woman watches over the husband reduced to a vegetable state by a bullet in the neck, abandoned by Jihad companions and brothers. One day, the woman decides to say things to him she could never have done before.
Votes: 3,583 | Gross: $0.15M
4. Korengal (2014)
R | 84 min | Documentary, History, News
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.
Votes: 2,450 | Gross: $0.06M
5. Hell and Back Again (2011)
88 min | Documentary, Action, History
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 »
Votes: 2,035 | Gross: $0.04M
7. Utopia (2015)
85 min | Drama, War
Janan, a woman from Afghanistan, travels to the UK for artificial insemination. Cultural, religious, and moral complications explode when William, a medical sciences student working in the clinic, switches the donor's semen for his own.
8. The Land of the Enlightened (2016)
87 min | Documentary, Drama, War
A gang of Afghan kids from the Kuchi tribe dig out old Soviet mines and sell the explosives to children working in a lapis lazuli mine. When not dreaming of the time when American troops ... See full summary »
9. Wolf and Sheep (2016)
86 min | Drama
Based upon unpublished diaries, the film assumes the role of an anthropologist observing remote shepherd communities in Afghanistan where wolves and sheep have equal importance.
12. No Greater Love (I) (2015)
94 min | Documentary
No Greater Love explores a combat deployment through the eyes of an Army chaplain, as he and his men fight their way through a hellish tour in one of the most dangerous places in Afghanistan and then as they struggle to reintegrate home.
Director: Justin Roberts
13. Marco the Magnificent (1965)
100 min | Adventure, Biography
Young Marco Polo travels to China to help Kublai Khan fight against rebels, headed by his own son, with a new invention: gunpowder.
14. Raftan (2016)
78 min | Drama, Romance
Two young Afghans,Fereshteh and Nabi, are in love, but Fereshteh has to follow her parents and leave Afghanistan to find refuge in Iran. Nabi decides to illegally cross the border, find ... See full summary »
15. The Diplomat (2015)
104 min | Documentary, Biography
THE DIPLOMAT tells the remarkable story of the life and legacy of Ambassador Richard Holbrooke, whose singular career spanned fifty years of American foreign policy - from Vietnam to Afghanistan.
16. Blue Movie (Afghanistan) (2010 Video)
12 min | Short, War
War, the real pornography. 'Soviet, Taliban, that's one of ours, Soviet again...' In a monotone the man identifies the rusting tanks and mortars littering the fields. We bump along in the ... See full summary »
17. Dust (III) (2016)
Azra, Emir, Ahmet are three siblings who were born and raised in Istanbul, their family originally from Afghanistan. After their mother's death, Azra who regrets about her weakness of ... See full summary »
TV-14 | 102 min | Documentary, History, War
Filled with testimony and recollections from actual C.I.A. agents, this in-depth account reveals the remarkable true story of the pursuit of the world's most notorious terrorist, Osama bin Laden.
23. Faceless (Afghanistan) (2016)
90 min | Action
Sameer is a middle-class young man, who lives with his younger brother. He doesn't have much except a big house left by his parents. He is sick of seeing his country crumble before him. He ... See full summary »
24. Mina Walking (2015)
110 min | Drama
12 year-old Mina cooks, sews, washes and works selling knick-knacks on the war-torn streets of Kabul to feed her neglectful father and senile grandfather. Nobody praises her. She spends her life walking without looking back or stopping.
25. Wajma (2013)
85 min | Drama
It's snowing in Kabul, and gregarious waiter Mustafa charms a pretty student named Wajma. The pair begins a clandestine relationship - they're playful and passionate but ever mindful of the... See full summary »
26. Buzkashi Boys (2012)
28 min | Short, Drama
Set against the dramatic landscape of contemporary Afghanistan and the National sport of Buzkashi - a brutal game of horse polo played with a dead goat - Buzkashi Boys tells the coming of ... See full summary »
27. Earth and Ashes (2004)
102 min | Drama
Elderly Dastaguir and his newly deaf 5-year-old grandson Yassin hitchhike and walk, but mostly walk, as they make their way to the coal mine where Dastaguir's son Murad works. Dastaguir ... See full summary »
28. Frame by Frame (2015)
85 min | Documentary, War
When the Taliban ruled Afghanistan, taking a photo was a crime. After the regime fell from power in 2001... See full synopsis »
29. Alexander's Lost World (2013– )
89 min | Documentary, Adventure, History
Did Alexander the Great really build sixteen cities in Afghanistan, or was he the destroyer of a far more ancient civilization? David Adams goes in search of the most alluring of them all -... See full summary »
Star: David Adams
30. The Black Tulip (2010)
116 min | Drama, Family
The Mansouri family opens up a new restaurant after the fall of the Taliban in Kabul, Afghanistan only to be subsequently targeted by factional Taliban elements.
33. The (R)evolution of Immortal Technique (2011)
60 min | Documentary, Biography, Music
Immortal Technique emerged from prison a changed man. As his inner journey continues he travels the world promoting a revolution of consciousness through hip-hop. His path from a troubled ... See full summary »
34. I Am Battle Comic (2017)
A comedy documentary about performing stand-up comedy for U.S. Troops stationed in Afghanistan, Kuwait and Iraq. Heartfelt interviews with top professional comedians are woven in with ... See full summary »
37. Motley's Law (2015)
85 min | Documentary, Biography, Crime
'I grew up in a bad neighborhood and Kabul is just that; another bad neighborhood' The last international troops will leave Afghanistan by the end of 2014. 38-year old Kimberley Motley has ... See full summary »
39. Neighbours (III) (2009)
90 min | Drama, History, War
Graphically depicts the brutalities on Afghan prisoners in an Iranian camp, Safaid Sang (White Stone) near the Iranian-Afghan border. Based on true life accounts from Afghan prisoners.
40. Love Marriage in Kabul (2014)
85 min | Documentary, Family, Romance
Mahboba Rawi, founder of Mahboba's Promise, is an Afghan-Australian woman dedicated to help Afghan orphans. Abdul, one of first orphans she saved, is in love with Fatemeh. They want to ... See full summary »
Director: Amin Palangi
41. Game Over (VI) (2015)
78 min | Documentary, Biography, Family
Djalal was obsessed with war games before he could walk. He was raised as an only child in a middle class Spanish family with his parents indulging his every whim. He got all sorts of toy ... See full summary »
43. An Apple from Paradise (2010)
85 min | Drama, War
A pious old man, who is a proponent of suicide attackers, comes to Kabul to visit his only son, who, after the holy war had remained in the Soviet Union. He had enrolled his son in a ... See full summary »
44. KhakoMarjan (2013)
79 min | Drama, Romance, War
A man has left his country when his wife was killed during the war. Now he must go back to Kabul for wedding of one of his daughters. Unwillingly he gets involved in an internal conflict...
48. Zolykha's Secret (2006)
142 min | Drama
A rural Afghan family struggles to survive during the last, brutal year of the Taliban and the beginning of a new war that still rages. With war and conflict threatening their existence, the family copes by finding meaning in life's tragedies.
49. Madrasa (II) (2013)
78 min | Drama
MADRASA (2014) is based on true story about Afghan refugee family living in Iran after war in Afghanistan. The film portrays an innocent 8 year old Afghan girl Meena who wants to go to ... See full summary »
50. Skateistan: To Live and Skate Kabul (2010)
10 min | Documentary, Short, Sport
Fazilla dreams of representing her country at an international sporting event when she grows up. The only catch is that she is a skateboarder and lives in Afghanistan. Skateistan: To Live ... See full summary »
Director: Orlando von Einsiedel