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1. Jarhead (2005)

R | 125 min | Action, Biography, Drama

7.0
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58 Metascore

A psychological study of operations desert shield and desert storm during the gulf war; through the eyes of a U.S marine sniper who struggles to cope with the possibility his girlfriend may be cheating on him back home.

Director: Sam Mendes | Stars: Jake Gyllenhaal, Jamie Foxx, Lucas Black, Scott MacDonald

Votes: 170,923 | Gross: $62.66M

2. The Manchurian Candidate (2004)

R | 129 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi

6.6
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76 Metascore

In the midst of the Gulf War, soldiers are kidnapped and brainwashed for sinister purposes.

Director: Jonathan Demme | Stars: Denzel Washington, Liev Schreiber, Meryl Streep, Kimberly Elise

Votes: 100,726 | Gross: $65.96M

3. Three Kings (1999)

R | 114 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

7.1
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82 Metascore

In the aftermath of the Persian Gulf War, four soldiers set out to steal gold that was stolen from Kuwait, but they discover people who desperately need their help.

Director: David O. Russell | Stars: George Clooney, Mark Wahlberg, Ice Cube, Spike Jonze

Votes: 157,211 | Gross: $60.65M

4. Flight of the Phoenix (2004)

PG-13 | 113 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

6.1
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47 Metascore

Survivors of a plane crash in the Mongolian desert work together to build a new plane.

Director: John Moore | Stars: Dennis Quaid, Miranda Otto, Giovanni Ribisi, Tyrese Gibson

Votes: 50,780 | Gross: $21.01M

5. The Men Who Stare at Goats (2009)

R | 94 min | Comedy, War

6.2
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54 Metascore

A reporter in Iraq might just have the story of a lifetime when he meets Lyn Cassady, a guy who claims to be a former member of the U.S. Army's New Earth Army, a unit that employs paranormal powers in their missions.

Director: Grant Heslov | Stars: Ewan McGregor, George Clooney, Kevin Spacey, Jeff Bridges

Votes: 124,853 | Gross: $32.42M

6. Baraka (1992)

Not Rated | 96 min | Documentary

8.6
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A collection of expertly photographed scenes of human life and religion.

Director: Ron Fricke

Votes: 34,978 | Gross: $1.33M

7. The Baader Meinhof Complex (2008)

R | 150 min | Action, Biography, Crime

7.4
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76 Metascore

A look at Germany's terrorist group, The Red Army Faction (RAF), which organized bombings, robberies, kidnappings and assassinations in the late 1960s and '70s.

Director: Uli Edel | Stars: Martina Gedeck, Moritz Bleibtreu, Johanna Wokalek, Bruno Ganz

Votes: 34,770 | Gross: $0.48M

8. The Salt of the Earth (2014)

PG-13 | 110 min | Documentary, Biography, History

8.5
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83 Metascore

The life and work of photographer Sebastião Salgado, who has spent forty years documenting deprived societies in hidden corners of the world.

Directors: Juliano Ribeiro Salgado, Wim Wenders | Stars: Sebastião Salgado, Wim Wenders, Lélia Wanick Salgado, Juliano Ribeiro Salgado

Votes: 18,789 | Gross: $1.34M

9. Airlift (2016)

Not Rated | 130 min | Drama, History

8.0
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When Iraq invades Kuwait in August 1990, a callous Indian businessman becomes the spokesperson for more than 170,000 stranded countrymen.

Director: Raja Menon | Stars: Akshay Kumar, Nimrat Kaur, Kumud Mishra, Prakash Belawadi

Votes: 51,114

10. Taking Chance (2009 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 77 min | Drama, War

7.4
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Based on real-life events, Lt. Col. Michael Strobl, a volunteer military escort officer, accompanies the body of 19-year-old Marine Chance Phelps back to his hometown of Dubois, Wyoming.

Director: Ross Katz | Stars: Kevin Bacon, Tom Aldredge, Nicholas Art, Blanche Baker

Votes: 12,762

11. American Son (2008)

R | 90 min | Drama, Romance, War

5.7
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The story of a young Marine, fresh from Camp Pendleton, who is forced to confront the complexities of adulthood and a volatile home life during a four-day Thanksgiving leave.

Director: Neil Abramson | Stars: Nick Cannon, Matt Sigloch, Dotan Baer, Justin Diedolf

Votes: 778

12. Best Defense (1984)

R | 94 min | Comedy, War

3.8
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29 Metascore

A military weapons engineer struggles to do his job responsibly, while a hapless tank commander has to live with the consequences in combat years later.

Director: Willard Huyck | Stars: Dudley Moore, Eddie Murphy, Kate Capshaw, George Dzundza

Votes: 5,354 | Gross: $19.27M

13. 10th & Wolf (2006)

R | 107 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

6.3
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36 Metascore

A former street tough returns to his Philadelphia home after a stint in the military. Back on his home turf, he once again finds himself tangling with the mob boss who was instrumental in his going off to be a soldier.

Director: Bobby Moresco | Stars: James Marsden, Giovanni Ribisi, Brad Renfro, Piper Perabo

Votes: 6,022 | Gross: $0.05M

14. Half Moon Street (1986)

R | 90 min | Drama, Thriller

5.4
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A brilliant researcher in London who works as a high-class hooker in her spare time, becomes a pawn in a dangerous political game, when her latest client, a nobleman who is negotiating an Arab-Israeli peace treaty, falls for her.

Director: Bob Swaim | Stars: Sigourney Weaver, Michael Caine, Patrick Kavanagh, Faith Kent

Votes: 2,392 | Gross: $1.13M

15. The Animals of Farthing Wood (1993–1995)

25 min | Animation, Adventure, Drama

8.3
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A group of wild animal friends are forced to move to a park after humans drive them away from their old home.

Stars: Rupert Farley, Stacey Gregg, Ron Moody, Jeremy Barrett

Votes: 3,078

16. Lessons of Darkness (1992)

Not Rated | 54 min | Documentary, War

8.0
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This film shows the disaster of the Kuwaitian oil fields in flames, with few interviews and no explanatory narration. Hell itself is presented in such beautiful sights and music that one has to be fascinated by it.

Director: Werner Herzog | Star: Werner Herzog

Votes: 5,129

17. Black Thunder (II) (1998)

R | 85 min | Action, Drama, Thriller

3.8
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When the top secret prototype of the Nova Stealth fighter has been stolen, the Pentagon launches big alarm; the plane shouldn't come into hostile hands. There is only one man who can get ... See full summary »

Director: Rick Jacobson | Stars: Marcus Aurelius, Catherine Bell, Michael Cavanaugh, Michael Dudikoff

Votes: 495

18. Deterrence (1999)

R | 104 min | Drama, Thriller

6.4
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50 Metascore

The President of the United States must deal with an international military crisis while confined to a Colorado diner during a freak snowstorm

Director: Rod Lurie | Stars: Kevin Pollak, Timothy Hutton, Sheryl Lee Ralph, Clotilde Courau

Votes: 2,532 | Gross: $0.14M

19. The Human Shield (1991)

R | 88 min | Action, Drama, War

4.5
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An ex-Marine who was hired to train Iraqi soldiers to fight Iran returns to Iraq as a CIA agent to free his brother, who has been imprisoned there by a renegade general.

Director: Ted Post | Stars: Michael Dudikoff, Tommy Hinkley, Hanna Azoulay Hasfari, Steve Inwood

Votes: 412

20. The Banquet (1991)

97 min | Comedy

5.7
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Film with a weak plot about an businessman trying to clinch a deal for the reconstruction of Kuwait after the Gulf War from a Kuwaiti prince. The climax of the movie is a banquet/dinner at ... See full summary »

Directors: Alfred Cheung, Tung Cho 'Joe' Cheung, Clifton Ko, Hark Tsui | Stars: Eric Tsang, Carol 'Do Do' Cheng, Tony Chiu-Wai Leung, Jacky Cheung

Votes: 303

21. Fires of Kuwait (1992)

36 min | Documentary, Short

7.2
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After Saddam Hussein had the Kuwait Oil wells lit up, teams from all over the world fought those fires for months. They had to save the oil resources, as well as reduce air pollution. The ... See full summary »

Director: David Douglas | Star: Rip Torn

Votes: 370

22. 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: 559 | Gross: $0.15M

23. A Call to Arms (2009)

85 min | Documentary, History, War

6.6
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The eyewitness story of the illegal U.S. and U.K. military anthrax vaccination programs, which is recommended by Montel Williams as the Must-See Documentary of the Year. Because of the ... See full summary »

Director: Scott Miller | Stars: Michael Douglas, Linda Hamilton, Scott Miller, Melissa Mosich Miller

Votes: 44

24. Direct Order (2003)

55 min | Documentary

7.1
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The United States Military is using an experimental drug on our men and women in uniform, and it is killing them.

Director: Scott Miller | Stars: Michael Douglas, Rick Otto

Votes: 15

25. Uncle Saddam (2000)

Unrated | 63 min | Documentary, Comedy, History

6.3
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Director: Joel Soler | Stars: Qusay Hussein, Saddam Hussein, Uday Hussein, Wallace Langham

Votes: 235

26. Desert Storm: The War Begins (1991 TV Movie)

75 min | Documentary, War

5.1
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Stars: Bernard Shaw, Cliff Acree, Hafez al-Assad, Nayirah al-Sabah

Votes: 29

27. ManIslam: Islam and Masculinity (2014)

58 min | Documentary, Biography, History

6.2
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Muslim men can change the dark side of the masculinities in their cultures.

Director: Nefise Özkal Lorentzen | Stars: Naif Al-Mutawa, Ihsan Eliacik, Nefise Özkal Lorentzen, Imtiaz Pavel

Votes: 25

28. Losing Ahmad (2006)

68 min | Documentary, Drama, War

8.9
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Shot over 12 months in Iraq, Kuwait, London and the US, Losing Ahmad follows the true story of Ahmad Sharif, a seven-year-old from Baghdad who lost his sight and right arm to an American ... See full summary »

Director: Abdullah Boushahri | Stars: Ahmad Sharif, Saad Sharif, Jabbar Sharif, Muhammad Al-Saffar

Votes: 19

29. Aréata (2016)

29 min | Short, Drama, Thriller

9.4
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Reem, a young woman who has a hair loss condition called "Alopecia Aréata", visits a psychiatrist hoping to uncover the mystery behind her illness.

Director: Ahmed Al Terkait | Stars: Hassan Abdal, Ali Boland, Ali Al Dagher, Nour Al Huda

Votes: 5

30. Storm Clouds (1992 TV Movie)

92 min | Drama

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Bruce Becker, petroleum engineer takes a job in Kuwait as job opportunities at home in the US disappear. He is taken hostage and is used as part of the "Human Shield" prior to the first ... See full summary »

Director: W. Scott Lineberger | Stars: John Funchess, Claire Grey, Karen Ignatz, Joy Noe

31. Cumulus 9 (1992)

93 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

6.0
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Director: Aaron Michael Lacey | Stars: Aaron Michael Lacey, Reza Feiz, Annemette Andersen, Langford King Jordan

Votes: 46

32. Fact or Horror (2014)

Action, Drama, Horror

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Directors: Yuosf Al-Omar, Bader Al-Shihaitawi | Stars: Muhamed Al-Misallam, Ali Al-Omair, Yuosf Al-Omar, Bader Al-Shihaitawi

33. Desert Storm: The Victory (1991 TV Movie)

101 min | Documentary, War

5.2
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Star: Bernard Shaw

Votes: 16

34. Clouds (2010 Video)

3 min | Short, Music, Romance

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The conflict of body, mind, and heart is portrayed in this love relationship between Ema, the Kuwaiti Arab, and Tyler, a US soldier. Dance and Music.

Director: Ema Shah | Stars: Jared Andrew Hughes, Ema Shah

35. Bipen B. K. (2019)

13 min | Short, Drama

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A story about the suicide of an Asian worker that causes controversy in his workplace.

Director: Yousef Alabdullah | Stars: Mohammed Akram, Ali, Yousef Ben Ali, Vart Hovagimian

36. Schwarzkopf: How the War Was Won (1991 Video)

55 min | Documentary, War

6.6
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General Schwarzkopf's press briefing at the end of the Persian Gulf War.

Stars: Peter Jennings, Norman Schwarzkopf, Tony Cordesman, Bernard E. Trainor

Votes: 5

37. President George H.W. Bush: Speeches of the 41st President of the United States 1989-1993 (2005 Video)

76 min | Documentary, Biography, History

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The 41st President's greatest speeches from 1989-1993, including the national address on Iraq's invasion of Kuwait, his address to the nation on Panama's police action, and his speech at the end of the Gulf War.

Star: George Bush

38. Dead to Rights (2003)

Thriller

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A Gulf War veteran returns home and while attempting to make peace with his past, gets caught up in a deadly triangle involving two very sexy, very dangerous women.

Director: Steven Kohl | Stars: Valerie Mikita, Tony Czyzyk, Heather Frayne, Peter H. Simon

39. Falafel Cart (2014 Video)

13 min | Animation, Short

8.2
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The experimental and early version which paved the way to the short animated film Falafel Cart (2019).

Director: Abdullah Al-Wazzan

Votes: 61

40. Wonderful World (2008)

Short, Musical

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Director: Tamir Naber | Stars: Nima Algooneh, Sama Falah, Tamer Gargour

41. The Dawn (2017)

14 min | Short, Comedy

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When Bader's father cancels their fishing trip, Bader takes it upon himself (and his friends) to find out why.

Director: Yousef Al-Qenaei

42. NewsRadio (1995–1999)
Episode: Balloon (1998)

22 min | Comedy, Romance

7.8
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Mr. James announces he is going to circle the Earth in a hot air balloon. Bill tries to quit smoking by instead using chewing tobacco.

Director: Tom Cherones | Stars: Dave Foley, Stephen Root, Andy Dick, Maura Tierney

Votes: 84

43. Prison Break (2005–2017)
Episode: Brother's Keeper (2006)

TV-14 | 60 min | Action, Crime, Drama

8.6
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Flashbacks provide exposition on how the inmates arrived at Fox River Penitentiary from The Company's framing of Lincoln to the creation of Michael's plan to save his brother's life.

Director: Greg Yaitanes | Stars: Dominic Purcell, Wentworth Miller, Robin Tunney, Amaury Nolasco

Votes: 3,146

44. Generation Kill (2008)
Episode: Get Some (2008)

TV-MA | 69 min | Drama, War

8.1
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Meet the battle hungry USMC 1st Recon Battalion as they deal with the mundane issues of grooming standards, sand storms, a by the book CO and ... waiting. But a variety of creative racial, gay and gender slurs, pizza relieve the tension.

Director: Susanna White | Stars: Alexander Skarsgård, James Ransone, Lee Tergesen, Jon Huertas

Votes: 773

45. Sleeper Cell (2005–2006)
Episode: Hijack (2005)

TV-MA | 38 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

8.2
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The Cell hijacks a chemical truck in preparation for Youmud Din ("Judgment Day") as the FBI prepares to stop them, not knowing that, due to a misunderstanding of the Arabic calendar, the ... See full summary »

Director: Rick Wallace | Stars: Michael Ealy, Oded Fehr, Henri Lubatti, Alex Nesic

Votes: 102

46. QB VII (1974)
Episode: Part One & Two (1974)

145 min | Drama, Mystery

7.9
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A respected Polish doctor, knighted for his humanitarian but accused of war atrocities and collaborating with the Nazis, sues an American writer for libel.

Director: Tom Gries | Stars: Ben Gazzara, Anthony Hopkins, Leslie Caron, Juliet Mills

Votes: 12

47. JAG (1995–2005)
Episode: Scimitar (1995)

TV-14 | 48 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.6
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Two Marines in a Humvee mistakenly drive into Iraq; an Iraqi detail intercepts them, kills one, and captures the other. Ihe Iraqis try the survivor for espionage; Harm and Meg defend. Harm also carries out the duty of springing the Marine.

Director: John McPherson | Stars: David James Elliott, Tracey Needham, Ron Livingston, Nicholas Kadi

Votes: 127

48. Chuukintou o iku (1960– )
Episode: Sekiyu no kuni: Kuêto (1960)

Documentary

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49. Mobile (2007– )
Episode: The Soldier (2007)

70 min | Drama, Thriller

7.2
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Maurice Stoan was in Iraq 3 years ago when his wife and infant son were killed by a hit and run driver. While he was home on leave his unit was deployed without him and he was mustered out.... See full summary »

Director: Stuart Orme | Stars: Neil Fitzmaurice, John Thomson, Sunetra Sarker, Shaun Dooley

Votes: 10

50. This Week (1956–1992)
Episode: To Sell a War (1992)

29 min | News

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Director: Neil Docherty | Stars: Hana Gartner, Linden MacIntyre, Victor Malarek, Trish Wood



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