Tag: iraq

Turtles Can Fly (2004) 8.1

Turtles Can Fly (2004)

On the Kurdish refugee camp on the Iraqi-Turkish border, the boy Satellite is the leader of the kids. He commands them to clear and collect American undetonated minefields in the fields to sell them in the street market ...

Rhino Season (2012) 6.4

Rhino Season (2012)

Sahel, a poet from the shah era, and Mina, daughter of a wealthy family, are in love. Also Mina's driver is in love with her, as the revolution approaches. The driver becomes a high rank revolutionary and with this power...

The Shock Doctrine (2009) 7.7

The Shock Doctrine (2009)

Naomi Klein gives a lecture tracing the confluence of ideas about modifying behavior using shock therapy and other sensory deprivation and modifying national economics using the "shock treatment" of Milton Friedman and t...

Hot Shots! (1991) 6.8

Hot Shots! (1991)

Topper Harley, a top gun fighter pilot, is recalled to serve on the SS Essess. Topper's mission is to destroy Saddam Hussein's nuclear plants. Unfortunately, Topper is psychologically imbalanced and is sure to crack unde...

Weapon of Choice (2018) 4.4

Weapon of Choice (2018)

"They never fail." The Glock pistol has been fetishised in films and the arts, and is a regular topseller in the international arms market. For the first time, the filmmaking duo Fritz Ofner and Eva Hausberger tell the s...

Agatha and the Curse of Ishtar (2019) (TV) 7

Agatha and the Curse of Ishtar (2019) (TV)

Seeking escape and inspiration, Agatha Christie travels to Baghdad on an archaeological tour. What she finds is turmoil: the world's biggest oil field has just been discovered and Iraq's ancient treasures are under threa...

Silence After the Storm-2016 -

Silence After the Storm-2016

In midst of an existential threat to the indigenous Assyrians by ISIS, the filmmaker travels back to his ancestral homeland, Syria, on a journey of nostalgia and discovery....

Saving Jessica Lynch-2003 4

Saving Jessica Lynch-2003

When Mohammed Al-Rehaief, a young Iraqi lawyer, learns that Private first class Jessica Lynch, a 19-year old U.S. soldier from West Virginia, is held as POW in an Iraqi hospital, he wants to find out what a girl the age ...

Letters from Baghdad-2016 6.8

Letters from Baghdad-2016

Gertrude Lowthian Bell, sometimes called the "female" Lawrence of Arabia was a British adventurer, archaeologist and political powerhouse, who helped shape the modern Middle East after World War I. Voiced and executive p...

Deterrence-1999 6.4

Deterrence-1999

After the death of the President, his successor is on the campaign trail to be re-elected. On a stop in Colorado, he is suddenly snowed in and he and his entourage are forced to take shelter in a small diner. Of course, ...

Taking Chance-2009 7.4

Taking Chance-2009

In April, 2004, casualties mount in Iraq. At Quantico, choices focus on increasing troop strength or only replacing casualties. Lt. Col. Michael Strobl crunches numbers. Stung by his superior's rejection of his recommend...

Route Irish-2010 6.4

Route Irish-2010

The story of a private security contractor in Iraq who rejected the official explanation of his friend's death and sets out to discover the truth.::Anonymous...

Green Zone-2010 6.8

Green Zone-2010

Following the American invasion of Iraq in 2003 Chief Warrant Officer Roy Miller and his men are charged with finding the so-called weapons of mass destruction, whose existence justified American involvement, according t...

Take Off-2017 8.3

Take Off-2017

In 2014, a group of Malayali nurses was captured when terrorists took over the city of Tikrit in Iraq. This movie recounts the ordeal suffered by the nurses following their capture....

Point and Shoot-2014 6.8

Point and Shoot-2014

Matthew VanDyke presents slices of his life from boyhood to freedom fighting. He presents his video journal with mostly self narration. It is inclusive of many personal narratives and bits of extraordinary locations, peo...

Mosul-2019 9.4

Mosul-2019

In the fall of 2016, an army of over 100,000 Iraqi soldiers and militiamen mobilize to liberate Mosul, Iraq's second largest city, from the clutches of the Islamic State. Ali Mula, an Iraqi journalist, joins this army of...

The A-Team-2010 6.7

The A-Team-2010

Four American soldiers who are in Iraq are sent on a mission to recover plates for printing 100 dollar bills that were used to print a billion dollars. After doing the job and returning to the base their commanding offic...

American Sniper-2014 7.3

American Sniper-2014

Chris Kyle was nothing more than a Texan man who dreamed of becoming a cowboy, but in his thirties he found out that maybe his life needed something different, something where he could express his real talent, something ...

The Thief of Bagdad-1940 7.5

The Thief of Bagdad-1940

In Bagdad, the young and naive Sultan Ahmad is curious about the behavior of his people. The Grand Vizier Jaffar convinces Ahmad to walk through the city disguised as a subject to know his people. Then he seizes the powe...

Buried-2010 7

Buried-2010

Waking groggy in pitch darkness, Paul Conroy, an American truck driver working in Iraq in 2006, slowly realizes he is trapped inside a wooden coffin, buried alive. With his cigarette lighter, he can see the trap he is in...

Tiger Zinda Hai-2017 6

Tiger Zinda Hai-2017

Inspired by real events, Tiger Zinda Hai is a sequel to the blockbuster Ek Tha Tiger, and an espionage action thriller that follows a daring rescue mission in Iraq. When a group of Indian and Pakistani nurses are held ho...

Three Kings-1999 7.1

Three Kings-1999

A small group of adventurous American soldiers in Iraq at the end of the Gulf War are determined to steal a huge cache of gold reputed to be hidden somewhere near their desert base. Finding a map they believe will take t...

Only the Dead-2015 7.7

Only the Dead-2015

Only the Dead is a war story unlike any ever seen. A story of what happens when one ordinary man, Time magazine war correspondent Michael Ware, transplanted into the Middle East by the reverberations of 9/11, butts into ...

The Four Horsemen-2008 3.2

The Four Horsemen-2008

Four high school football stars enlist in the Marines to serve their country in Iraq. Unfortunately, they don't all return home. The ones that do survive face guilt, problems assimilating back into every day life, and a ...

Hondros-2017 7.4

Hondros-2017

HONDROS follows the life and career of famous war photographer Chris Hondros by exploring the poignant and often surprising stories behind this award-winning photojournalist's best-known photos. Driven by a commitment to...

The Revenant-2009 6.3

The Revenant-2009

The night after his funeral, Bart, a soldier killed in Iraq gets up out of his grave and seeks out his best friend Joey. At dawn Bart's body falls to the floor, only to reawaken the following dusk. He and his buddy decid...

The Hurt Locker-2008 7.6

The Hurt Locker-2008

An intense portrayal of elite soldiers who have one of the most dangerous jobs in the world: disarming bombs in the heat of combat. When a new sergeant, James, takes over a highly trained bomb disposal team amidst violen...

Danger Close-2017 4.3

Danger Close-2017

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. Army Special Forces or Green Bere...

Deliver Us from Evil-2014 6.2

Deliver Us from Evil-2014

In DELIVER US FROM EVIL, New York police officer Ralph Sarchie (Eric Bana), struggling with his own personal issues, begins investigating a series of disturbing and inexplicable crimes. He joins forces with an unconventi...