Category Archives: War

Jarhead

Release 2005

Genre Biography, Drama, War

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Director: Sam Mendes
Writers: William Broyles Jr., Anthony Swofford
Stars: Jake Gyllenhaal, Scott MacDonald, Peter Sarsgaard, Jamie Foxx, Ming Lo
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0418763/

Based on former Marine Anthony Swofford's best-selling 2003 book about his pre-Desert Storm experiences in Saudi Arabia and about his experiences fighting in Kuwait.

Sector 4

Release 2014

Genre Action, War

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Director: Olivier Gruner
Writers: Olivier Gruner, Richard Pierce
Stars: Salman Bokhari, Steven Dell, Jillian Alysse, Koby Azarly, Omri Azarly
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt3099370/

An elite band of mercenaries is caught behind enemy lines and left for dead. When their mission leader escapes war torn Sector 4, he pledges to return, leaving "No One Left Behind."

The Patrol

Release 2013

Genre Drama, War

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Director: Tom Petch
Stars: Owain Arthur, Nicholas Beveney, Daniel Fraser, Alex McNally, Oliver Mott
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt2101507/

Written and directed by former soldier, Tom Petch, 'The Patrol' provides the antidote to the war action film. A psychological drama, the film explores the relationships between a group of British soldiers as they grow disillusioned with the Afghan war.

Boys of Abu Ghraib

Release 2014

Genre Drama, Thriller, War

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Director: Luke Moran
Stars: Luke Moran, Sean Astin, Sara Paxton, Omid Abtahi, John Heard
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1965162/

An American soldier deployed at Abu Ghraib finds himself behind the walls of the infamous Hard Site, where he develops a secret friendship with an Iraqi detainee.

I Am Soldier

Release 2014

Genre Action, Thriller, War

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Director: Ronnie Thompson
Stars: Duncan Casey, Lee Charles, Noel Clarke, Philip Desmeules, Joe Egan
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt2717318/

I Am Soldier follows Mickey Tomlinson (Tom Hughes), a military chef, who attempts the most dangerous...

Apocalypse Now

Release 1979

Genre Drama, War

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Director: Francis Ford Coppola
Writers: John Milius, Francis Ford Coppola, Michael Herr, Joseph Conrad
Stars: Marlon Brando, Martin Sheen, Robert Duvall, Frederic Forrest, Sam Bottoms
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0078788/

During the U.S.-Viet Nam War, Captain Willard is sent on a dangerous mission into Cambodia to assassinate a renegade colonel who has set himself up as a god among a local tribe.

The Hurt Locker

Release 2008

Genre Drama, Thriller, War

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Director: Kathryn Bigelow
Writers: Mark Boal
Stars: Jeremy Renner, Anthony Mackie, Brian Geraghty, Guy Pearce, Ralph Fiennes
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0887912/

During the Iraq War, a Sergeant recently assigned to an army bomb squad is put at at odds with his squad mates due to his maverick way of handling his work.

Coriolanus

Release 2011

Genre Drama, Thriller, War

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Director: Ralph Fiennes
Writers: John Logan, William Shakespeare
Stars: Ralph Fiennes, Gerard Butler, Lubna Azabal, Ashraf Barhom, Zoran Cica
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1372686/

A banished hero of Rome allies with a sworn enemy to take his revenge on the city.

Inglourious Basterds

Release 2009

Genre Adventure, Drama, War

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Director: Quentin Tarantino, Eli Roth
Writers: Quentin Tarantino
Stars: Brad Pitt, Mélanie Laurent, Christoph Waltz, Eli Roth, Michael Fassbender
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0361748/

In Nazi-occupied France during World War II, a plan to assassinate Nazi leaders by a group of Jewish U.S. soldiers coincides with a theatre owner's vengeful plans for the same.

Green Zone

Release 2010

Genre Action, Drama, Thriller, War

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Director: Paul Greengrass
Writers: Brian Helgeland, Rajiv Chandrasekaran
Stars: Igal Naor, Said Faraj, Faycal Attougui, Aymen Hamdouchi, Matt Damon
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0947810/

Discovering covert and faulty intelligence causes a U.S. Army officer to go rogue as he hunts for Weapons of Mass Destruction in an unstable region.

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