Most Popular Titles With Location Matching "Iraq"


1. The Exorcist (1973)

R | 122 min | Horror

8.0
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82 Metascore

When a teenage girl is possessed by a mysterious entity, her mother seeks the help of two priests to save her daughter.

Director: William Friedkin | Stars: Ellen Burstyn, Max von Sydow, Linda Blair, Lee J. Cobb

Votes: 301,989 | Gross: $204.57M

2. Fair Game (I) (2010)

PG-13 | 108 min | Biography, Drama, Thriller

6.8
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69 Metascore

CIA operative Valerie Plame discovers her identity is allegedly leaked by the government as payback for an op-ed article her husband wrote criticizing the Bush administration.

Director: Doug Liman | Stars: Naomi Watts, Sean Penn, Sonya Davison, Vanessa Chong

Votes: 40,599 | Gross: $9.53M

3. Fahrenheit 9/11 (2004)

R | 122 min | Documentary, Drama, War

7.5
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67 Metascore

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.

Director: Michael Moore | Stars: Michael Moore, George W. Bush, Ben Affleck, Stevie Wonder

Votes: 117,098 | Gross: $119.08M

4. A Field Between (2017)

15 min | Short

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For almost 10 years, Amaryllis Fox worked as a CIA operative in the Middle East fighting the war on terror. Now, Fox is a peace activist determined to return to the region without any ... See full summary »

Director: Rena Mundo Croshere | Star: Amaryllis Fox

5. Turtles Can Fly (2004)

PG-13 | 98 min | Drama, War

8.1
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85 Metascore

Near the Iraqi-Turkish border on the eve of an American invasion, refugee children like 13-year-old Kak (Ebrahim), gauge and await their fate.

Director: Bahman Ghobadi | Stars: Soran Ebrahim, Avaz Latif, Saddam Hossein Feysal, Hiresh Feysal Rahman

Votes: 14,616 | Gross: $0.26M

6. Hell on Earth: The Fall of Syria and the Rise of ISIS (2017)

R | 99 min | Documentary

7.6
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84 Metascore

A look at the current state of Syria amidst war and chaos in 2017, featuring stories of survival and observations by political experts from around the world.

Directors: Sebastian Junger, Nick Quested | Stars: Ghaith Abdul-Ahad, Amr Al-Azm, Abu Bakr Al-Baghdadi, Tareq Al-Hashemi

Votes: 269

7. Only the Dead (2015)

77 min | Documentary, Biography, History

7.7
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Australian journalist Michael Ware's experiences in Iraq during the 2003 war and after.

Directors: Bill Guttentag, Michael Ware | Stars: Abu Musab Al-Zarqawi, Michael Ware

Votes: 2,022

8. Danger Close (I) (2017)

90 min | Action

4.4
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Freelance female war reporter Alex Quade covers U.S. Special Operations Forces (SOF) on highly classified combat missions. Since 2001, she has embedded with elite SOF, including the U.S. ... See full summary »

Directors: Christian Tureaud, David Salzberg | Stars: Wendy R. Anderson, Aaron Brandenburg, Nancy M. Pirelli, Robert Ryan Pirelli

Votes: 108

9. Karbala (2015)

115 min | Drama, War

6.3
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Year 2004, operation Iraqi freedom. Iraqi rebels loyal to Shiite leader Muqtada Al-Sadr, launched an insurgency. Karbala City Hall is cut off, leaving inside 40 Poles and 40 Bulgarian soldiers with supplies of food and ammo to 24h fight.

Director: Krzysztof Lukaszewicz | Stars: Bartlomiej Topa, Antoni Królikowski, Hristo Shopov, Atheer Adel

Votes: 718

10. Sinbad of the Seven Seas (1989)

PG-13 | 93 min | Adventure, Fantasy

4.3
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Sinbad and his shipmates aid a young prince, who must battle an evil wizard to gain the hand of a beautiful princess.

Directors: Enzo G. Castellari, Luigi Cozzi | Stars: Lou Ferrigno, John Steiner, Roland Wybenga, Ennio Girolami

Votes: 1,130

11. Nowhere to Hide (2016)

86 min | Documentary

7.9
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83 Metascore

"Nowhere to Hide" follows a man - the medic and father Nori Sharif - through 5 years of dramatic change in the war-torn Diyala-province; one of the most dangerous provinces in the middle of... See full summary »

Director: Zaradasht Ahmed | Stars: Abu Fallah, Hans Husum, Mudhafar, Nori Sharif

Votes: 85

12. Chariots of the Gods (1970)

G | 92 min | Documentary

6.4
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Documentary based on the book by Erich Von Daniken concerning the ancient mysteries of the world, such as the pyramids of Egypt and Mexico, ancient cave drawings, the monuments of Easter ... See full summary »

Director: Harald Reinl | Stars: Heinz-Detlev Bock, Klaus Kindler, Christian Marschall, Aleksandr Kazantsev

Votes: 1,076 | Gross: $25.95M

13. Bekas (2012)

97 min | Drama

7.5
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Iraq in the early 1990 was a devastating land to survive in. When we think of Iraq, the first thing that tends to pop into our minds is the war and Saddam Hussein. But there is another side... See full summary »

Director: Karzan Kader | Stars: Zamand Taha, Sarwar Fazil, Diya Mariwan, Suliman Karim Mohamad

Votes: 3,005

14. My Sweet Pepper Land (2013)

100 min | Drama

7.0
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Baran, a Kurdish independence war hero, is now sheriff in Erbil, the capital city. No longer feeling useful in this society now at peace, he thinks about quitting the police force, but ... See full summary »

Director: Hiner Saleem | Stars: Korkmaz Arslan, Golshifteh Farahani, Suat Usta, Mir Murad Bedirxan

Votes: 1,373

15. Syn Babilonu (2009)

100 min | Drama

7.3
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A willful young boy follows his just as obstinate grandmother in a journey across Iraq, determined to discover the fate of her missing son, Ahmed's father, who never returned from war.

Director: Mohamed Al Daradji | Stars: Shazada Hussein, Yasser Talib, Bashir Al Majid

Votes: 923

16. The Age of Stupid (2009)

92 min | Documentary, History, War

7.1
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A future archivist looks at old footage from the year 2008 to understand why humankind failed to address climate change.

Director: Franny Armstrong | Stars: Pete Postlethwaite, Jeh Wadia, Alvin DuVernay, Layefa Malini

Votes: 3,741

17. Love Is a Verb (2014)

55 min | Documentary

6.0
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A video documentation of a transnational social movement of Sufi inspired Sunni Muslims that originated in Turkey and Fethullah Gülen, a Turkish Islamic preacher and an influential religious figure of the movement.

Directors: Terry Spencer Hesser, Stephan Mazurek | Stars: Fethullah Gülen, Ashley Judd

Votes: 2,253

18. The Legend of the Ugly King (2017)

122 min | Documentary

THE LEGEND OF THE UGLY KING follows the life of the famous Kurdish director, actor, and revolutionary Yilmaz Güney, who achieved international attention by films like Yol (Palm d'Or, 1982) or Sürü (Golden Leopard, 1978).

Director: Hüseyin Tabak | Stars: Tarik Akan, Patrick Blossier, Costa-Gavras, Leyla Demirezen

19. The War Tapes (2006)

97 min | Documentary, War

7.4
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77 Metascore

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.

Director: Deborah Scranton | Stars: Zack Bazzi, Duncan Domey, Ben Flanders, Mike Moriarty

Votes: 1,175 | Gross: $0.25M

20. My Country, My Country (2006)

90 min | Documentary

7.2
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Documentary by Oscar winner Laura Poitras about the war in Iraq.

Director: Laura Poitras

Votes: 196

21. Karma (VIII) (2015)

65 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller | Completed

7.2
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Imagine a perfect murder.

Director: R. Arvind | Star: R. Arvind

Votes: 27

22. Akher ayam el madina (2016)

118 min | Drama

6.9
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Downtown Cairo, 2009. Khalid, a 35 year old filmmaker is struggling to make a film that captures the soul of his city while facing loss in his own life. With the help of his friends, who ... See full summary »

Director: Tamer El Said | Stars: Khalid Abdalla, Laila Samy, Hanan Youssef, Mariam Saleh Saad

Votes: 160

23. Curse of Mesopotamia (2015)

91 min | Horror, Thriller

6.0
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Five strangers, one nightmare, Hell reincarnated. Curse of Mesopotamia is the first english language genre film coming out of the Middle East. Starring a diverse international cast, it is based on the Newroz legend.

Director: Lauand Omar | Stars: Melissa Mars, Terrell Carter, Karim Saidi, Kaoutar Boudarraja

Votes: 118

24. A Landscape of Lies - Directors Cut (2011)

90 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

4.8
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The murder investigation of a decorated war hero becomes the catalyst behind four very separate lives colliding together in an intricate web of betrayal and deceit.

Director: Paul Knight | Stars: Andrea McLean, Danny Midwinter, Andre Nightingale, Anna Passey

Votes: 29

25. Brothers at War (2009)

R | 110 min | Documentary, War

6.5
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60 Metascore

An intimate portrait of an American family during a turbulent time. Jake Rademacher sets out to understand the experience, sacrifice, and motivation of his two brothers serving in Iraq. The... See full summary »

Director: Jake Rademacher | Stars: Jake Rademacher, Isaac Rademacher, Joe Rademacher, Mahmoud Hamid Ali

Votes: 551 | Gross: $0.15M

26. Shadow Company (2006)

86 min | Documentary

7.8
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Thousands of private soldiers operate in Iraq alone... and many more around the world. These individuals, known as private security contractors, are changing the face of modern warfare ... See full summary »

Directors: Nick Bicanic, Jason Bourque | Stars: Alan Bell, Phil Lancaster, Madelaine Drohan, Robert Young Pelton

Votes: 645

27. Secret Wars (2014)

115 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.6
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After many controversies Poland's biggest military intelligence and counter-intelligence agency (commonly known as WSI) is liquidated, but its place is immediately taken by a new, secret ... See full summary »

Director: Patryk Vega | Stars: Kamilla Baar, Olga Boladz, Tomasz Budyta, Janusz Chabior

Votes: 905

28. Flag Without a Country (2015)

97 min | Drama

6.8
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A documentary about Kurds, middle-east war and "Kurdistan", a nation with about 45m population and still without a country.

Director: Bahman Ghobadi | Stars: Nariman Anwar, Helly Luv

Votes: 109

29. Gunner Palace (2004)

PG-13 | 85 min | Documentary, War

6.7
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70 Metascore

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.

Directors: Petra Epperlein, Michael Tucker | Stars: Bryant Davis, Devon Dixon, Javorn Drummond, Elliot Lovett

Votes: 1,844 | Gross: $0.61M

30. The Ground Truth (2006)

R | 72 min | Documentary, War

7.6
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74 Metascore

The filmmaker's subjects are patriotic young Americans - ordinary men and women who heeded the call for military service in Iraq - as they experience recruitment and training, combat, ... See full summary »

Director: Patricia Foulkrod | Stars: Herold Noel Jr., Robert Acosta, Sean Huze, Kelly Dougherty

Votes: 702 | Gross: $0.01M

31. Homeland (Iraq Year Zero) (2015)

334 min | Documentary

8.3
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Chronicles of everyday life in Iraq before and after the U.S. invasion.

Director: Abbas Fahdel

Votes: 306

32. Life on Earth (1979– )

702 min | Documentary

9.2
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David Attenborough's groundbreaking study of the evolution of life on our planet.

Star: David Attenborough

Votes: 2,139

33. Iraq in Fragments (2006)

94 min | Documentary, War

7.3
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84 Metascore

Stories from modern day Iraq as told by Iraqis living in a time of war, occupation and ethnic tension.

Director: James Longley | Stars: Mohammed Haithem, Suleiman Mahmoud, Muqtada al-Sadr, George W. Bush

Votes: 1,294 | Gross: $0.06M

34. Go Back to Where You Came From (2011– )

171 min | Documentary, Reality-TV

8.1
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Six ordinary Australians with strong opinions on the issue of refugees and asylum seekers embark upon a social experiment to live like refugees for 25 days.

Stars: Makwaya Masudi, Angry Anderson, Allan Asher, Imogen Bailey

Votes: 104

35. 16/03 (2017)

120 min | Action, Drama, History | Completed

Haunted by the chemical attacks that claimed the lives of his family, a Kurdish sniper . Flees his homeland in search of a better life in the United Kingdom . But is caught up in a terrorist plot.

Directors: Danny Darren, Paul J. Lane | Stars: Danny Darren, Crispian Belfrage, Rachel Marquez, Erick Hayden

36. Baghdad Messi (2012)

19 min | Short, Drama, Sport

7.2
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Iraq, 2009. Little Hamoudi (10) is totally obsessed with football. Just as the rest of the world, he and his friends are eagerly looking forward to the Champions League finale FC ... See full summary »

Director: Sahim Omar Kalifa | Stars: Ali Raad Al-Zaydawi, Hayder Helo, Noor Al-Hoda, Abdulaziz Mohamed

Votes: 323

37. Baghdad in My Shadow (2018)

Thriller | Post-production

"Abu Nawas" is a trendy café and popular hangout for artists, communists and gay Iraqi exiles in London, it's close to the Salafist Mosque. When Nasseer, a fanatic religious youth and ... See full summary »

Director: Samir | Stars: Lachlan Nieboer, Daniel Adegboyega, Maxim Mehmet, Hazel O'Connor

38. The Fourth World War (2003)

78 min | Documentary

7.3
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This documentary takes a polemical look at the trouble between Israelis and Palestinians.

Director: Rick Rowley | Stars: Michael Franti, Suheir Hammad

Votes: 280

39. Bekas (2010)

28 min | Short, Adventure, Drama

8.4
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Two homeless Kurdish brothers see Superman in the town's first movie theatre and decide they are going to live with him in the US. It's a long, dangerous road in the hands of ruthless human smugglers.

Director: Karzan Kader | Stars: Zamand Taha, Sarwar Fazil, Rebwar Amin, Ahmad Azad

Votes: 553

40. Terra X - Rätsel alter Weltkulturen (1982– )

43 min | Documentary, History

7.6
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Add a Plot

Stars: Dirk Steffens, Maximilian Schell, Gert Heidenreich, Hape Kerkeling

Votes: 80

41. Baghdad ER (2006 TV Movie)

TV-MA | 64 min | Documentary

8.1
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Winner of four Emmy(R) Awards, including Outstanding Directing for Nonfiction Programming (Jon Alpert, Matthew O'Neill)! The 86th Combat Support Hospital (CSH)--the U.S. Army's premier ... See full summary »

Directors: Jon Alpert, Matthew O'Neill | Stars: Jeffrey Beltran, William Berterm, Edward Dunton, James Hill

Votes: 396

42. Seven Wonders of the World (1956)

106 min | Documentary, History

7.8
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Lowell Thomas searches the world for natural and man made wonders and invites the audience to try to update the ancient Greek list of "Seven Wonders of the World."

Directors: Tay Garnett, Paul Mantz, Andrew Marton, Ted Tetzlaff, Walter Thompson, John Farrow | Stars: Lowell Thomas, Paul Mantz, Claude Dauphin

Votes: 68

43. Vulva 3.0 (2014)

79 min | Documentary

6.8
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It is about the representation and optimization of the vulva, anatomical myths, circumcisions, censorship and intimate modifications. With: Mithu Sanyal, Claudia Gehrke, Laura Meritt, Wilfried Schneider and many others.

Directors: Claudia Richarz, Ulrike Zimmermann | Stars: Mithu Sanyal, Laura Merritt, Angelika Beck, Claudia Gehrke

Votes: 48

44. I Want to Live (2015)

106 min | Documentary, Adventure, Biography

9.4
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I Want to Live is a documentary on the lives of Kurdish Refugees from Syria, living in refugee camps in Kurdistan. Shot on location, it is set against the Syrian civil war and the ISIS (... See full summary »

Director: Karzan Kardozi

Votes: 265

45. Patriot Act: A Jeffrey Ross Home Movie (2005)

Not Rated | 76 min | Documentary

7.1
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Inspired by the passing of U.S.O. perennial Bob Hope, Friars Club roast-master Jeffrey Ross takes Drew up on an invitation to join the U.S.O. in their ongoing mission - delivering ... See full summary »

Director: Jeffrey Ross | Stars: Jeffrey Ross, Jocelyn Aberle, Kate Blekh, Drew Carey

Votes: 194

46. Die Schwalbe (2016)

103 min | Drama

7.2
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The young Swiss Girl Mira searches for her lost father with the help from her Kurdish friend Ramo. The two come closer when travelling. However, the dark past and the political issues make everything difficult.

Director: Mano Khalil | Stars: Manon Pfrunder, Ismail Zagros, Dejin Jamil Khidir, Bangen Ali

Votes: 58

47. Hands of God

Documentary | Post-production

Thirteen years of war. Dozens of car bombings every month. One goal: to become an Olympic champion. The true story of grit and determination, of young men literally fighting for their lives... See full summary »

Director: Riccardo Romani

48. The Longest Road (I) (2016)

119 min | Documentary

8.1
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A group of American veterans and a Muslim heart surgeon return to the Middle East to aid Iraqi and Syrian refugees in the grasp of ISIS.

Directors: Matthew Charles Hall, Jennifer Salcido | Stars: Richard Campos, Jimmy Cooper, Nemam Ghafouri, Kevin Graves

Votes: 11

49. The First Movie (2009)

76 min | Documentary

7.3
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An innovative 'magic realist' documentary set in Iraq. Filmmaker Mark Cousins, who was brought up in a Northern Irish war zone, travels to Goptapa, a Kurdish-Iraqi village of just 700 ... See full summary »

Director: Mark Cousins | Stars: Mark Cousins, Gharib Ahmad Rauf, Mohammed Mahmud, Falla

Votes: 192

50. Før snøen faller (2013)

96 min | Drama

7.2
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BEFORE SNOWFALL is a road movie that becomes an odyssey from East to West for young Siyar, a village-boy from Iraqi-Kurdistan. His journey begins when his older sister, Nermin, flees her ... See full summary »

Director: Hisham Zaman | Stars: Abdullah Taher, Suzan Ilir, Bahar Ozen, Ava Abdulsattar

Votes: 413