Movies about Iraq

Movies about Iraq
List of the best films about Iraq according to visitors: American Sniper, The Hurt Locker, SGT. Will Gardner, The Kingdom, Jarhead, The Wall, Sand Castle, Green Zone, Redacted, Zero Dark Thirty.

In the top there are new films of 2022, a plot description and trailers for films that have already been released.

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Markimdb: 7.3
Genreaction, drama, military, biography
CountryUSA
Duration02:12
CharactersSnipers, Terrorists, Heroes, Military, Soldier
PlotWar, On real events, Obsession
PlaceIraq
StyleAction, Heavy, Tense, Serious, For men

U.S. Navy SEAL Chris Kyle takes his sole mission—protect his comrades—to heart and becomes one of the most lethal snipers in American history. His pinpoint accuracy not only saves countless lives but also makes him a prime target of insurgents. Despite grave danger and his struggle to be a good husband and father to his family back in the States, Kyle serves four tours of duty in Iraq. However, when he finally returns home, he finds that he cannot leave the war behind.

Markimdb: 7.5
Genrethriller, drama, military
CountryUSA
Duration02:06
CharactersSnipers, Special Forces, Terrorists, Heroes, Military
PlotWar, Death, Marine Corps, Self-sacrifice
PlaceIraq
StyleAction, Oscars, Serious, Disturbing

Forced to play a dangerous game of cat-and-mouse in the chaos of war, an elite Army bomb squad unit must come together in a city where everyone is a potential enemy and every object could be a deadly bomb.

Markimdb: 5.9
Genreaction, drama, adventure, military
CountryUSA
CharactersFamily, Military, Soldier, Fathers, Warriors
PlotTime travel, Travel, Motorcycles, Friendship
PlaceUSA
StyleExciting, Fascinating, Serious

A troubled Iraq War veteran struggling to reintegrate into society sets out on a cross-country journey with the hope of reuniting with his young son.

Markimdb: 7
Genreaction, thriller, drama
CountryUSA, Germany, United Arab Emirates
Duration01:50
CharactersTerrorists, Special agents, Military, FBI
PlotSkirmishes, Investigation, Pursuit, Chase, Cheating
StyleExciting, Action, Tense, Serious, For men

A team of U.S. government agents is sent to investigate the bombing of an American facility in the Middle East.

Markimdb: 7
Genreaction, drama, military, biography
CountryUSA, United Kingdom, Germany
Duration02:03
CharactersMilitary
PlotWar, Death, Mental disorders, Marine Corps
PlaceIraq
StyleAction, Serious, For men, Disturbing

Jarhead is a film about a US Marine Anthony Swofford’s experience in the Gulf War. After putting up with an arduous boot camp, Swafford and his unit are sent to the Persian Gulf where they are eager to fight, but are forced to stay back from the action. Swofford struggles with the possibility of his girlfriend cheating on him, and as his mental state deteriorates, his desire to kill increases.

Markimdb: 6.2
Genreaction, thriller, drama, military
CountryUSA
Duration02:30
CharactersSnipers, Killers, Soldier
PlotDeath, Marine Corps, Cheating
PlaceIraq, Deserts, Helicopters
StyleAction, Heavy, Tense, Serious, For men

An American sniper and his spotter engage in a deadly cat-and-mouse game with an Iraqi sniper.

Markimdb: 6.3
Genreaction, drama, military
CountryUSA
Duration01:47
CharactersMilitary, Soldier
PlotWar, On real events, Survival
PlaceIraq
StyleMakes me think

Set during the occupation of Iraq, a squad of U.S. soldiers try to protect a small village.

Markimdb: 6.8
Genreaction, thriller, drama, military
CountryUnited Kingdom, France, Spain, USA
Duration01:54
CharactersCIA, Special Forces, Soldier
PlotWar
PlaceIraq

During the U.S.-led occupation of Baghdad in 2003, Chief Warrant Officer Roy Miller and his team of Army inspectors were dispatched to find weapons of mass destruction believed to be stockpiled in the Iraqi desert. Rocketing from one booby-trapped and treacherous site to the next, the men search for deadly chemical agents but stumble instead upon an elaborate cover-up that threatens to invert the purpose of their mission.

Markimdb: 6.1
Genrethriller, crime, military
CountryUSA, Canada
Duration01:30
CharactersHeroes, Military, Journalists, Soldier
PlotWar, On real events, Revenge, Political
PlaceIraq
StyleHeavy, Depressive, Serious, Disturbing

A fictional documentary discusses the effects the Iraq war has had on soldiers and local people through interviews with members of an American military unit, the media, and local Iraqis.

Markimdb: 7.4
Genrethriller, drama, military, history
CountryUSA, United Arab Emirates
Duration02:37
CharactersCIA, Spy, Special Forces, Terrorists, Military
PlotOn real events, Skirmishes, Investigation, Pursuit
PlaceAfghanistan, Helicopters
StyleAction, Heavy, Disturbing

A chronicle of the decade-long hunt for al-Qaeda terrorist leader Osama bin Laden after the September 2001 attacks, and his death at the hands of the Navy S.E.A.L. Team 6 in May, 2011.

Markimdb: 7
Genrethriller, drama, detective
CountrySpain, United Kingdom, USA, France
Duration01:35
PlotSurvival, Abduction, Investigation, Fear
PlaceIraq, Closed Space
StylePsychological problems, Action, Smart, Tense, Serious

Paul is a U.S. truck driver working in Iraq. After an attack by a group of Iraqis he wakes to find he is buried alive inside a coffin. With only a lighter and a cell phone it's a race against time to escape this claustrophobic death trap.

Markimdb: 5.7
Genredrama, military
CountryUSA
Duration02:44
CharactersFriends
PlotWar

Two young soldiers, Bartle and Murph, navigate the terrors of the Iraq war under the command of the older, troubled Sergeant Sterling. All the while, Bartle is tortured by a promise he made to Murph's mother before their deployment.

Markimdb: 5.9
Genreaction, thriller, melodrama
CountryIndia
Duration03:16
CharactersHorses, Spy, Wolves, Heroes, Warriors
PlotAdventure, Skirmishes, Revenge, Hostage, Snow
PlaceIraq
StyleExciting, Action, Fascinating, Tense, For men

When a group of Indian and Pakistani nurses are held hostage in Iraq by the militant Abu Usman, Indian Intelligence (RAW) track down the reclusive agent, Tiger, 8 years after he fled with former Pakistani intelligence (ISI) agent, Zoya. Joining forces in the name of humanity, Tiger and Zoya lead a team of RAW and ISI agents to covertly enter the hospital where the nurses are trapped.

Markimdb: 7.3
Genreaction, thriller, drama, military, history
CountryUSA, Malta, Morocco
Duration02:20
CharactersCIA, Special Forces, Terrorists, Tough guys
PlotWar, On real events, Survival, Skirmishes, Death
PlaceEmbassy
StyleAction, Tense, Disturbing

An American Ambassador is killed during an attack at a U.S. compound in Libya as a security team struggles to make sense out of the chaos.

Markimdb: 6.2
Genreaction, thriller, drama, military, sport
CountryUnited Kingdom, China, USA
Duration02:11
CharactersDogs, Teens, Gods, Special Forces, Military
PlotWar, Dancing, Soccer, Fight, American Football
PlaceSchool, Iraq, Deserts, Hotels, USA
StyleUnexpected ending, Action, Patriotic, Makes me think, Depressive

19-year-old Billy Lynn is brought home for a victory tour after a harrowing Iraq battle. Through flashbacks the film shows what really happened to his squad - contrasting the realities of war with America's perceptions.

Markimdb: 8.7
Genrethriller, drama, adventure, military
CountryTurkey
Duration02:09
CharactersSnipers, Special Forces, Terrorists, Heroes, Journalists
PlotWeapon
PlaceHelicopters, Turkey
StyleExciting, Action, Fascinating, Tense

In a desolate war zone where screams of the innocent echo, on the very line between disaster and valor, 7 Maroon Berets will dance with death.

Markimdb: 6.9
Genredrama, military, history
CountryUnited Kingdom
CharactersMilitary, Soldier
PlotWar, On real events, Revenge, Marine Corps
PlaceIraq, Deserts
StyleAction, Fascinating, Heavy, Depressive, Serious

An investigation of the massacre of 24 men, women and children in Haditha, Iraq allegedly shot by 4 U.S. Marines in retaliation for the death of a U.S. Marine killed by a roadside bomb. The movie follows the story of the Marines of Kilo Company, an Iraqi family, and the insurgents who plant the roadside bomb.

Markimdb: 6.6
Genreaction, thriller, drama, detective, military
CountryUSA
Duration01:57
CharactersMilitary, Soldier, Pilots
PlotWar, Political
PlaceIraq, Helicopters
StyleFascinating, Heavy, Makes me think, Depressive, Serious

A US Army officer had made a "friendly fire" mistake that was covered up and he was reassigned to a desk job. Later he was tasked to investigate a female chopper commander's worthiness to be awarded the Medal of Honor posthumously. At first all seemed in order then he begins to notice inconsistencies between the testimonies of the witnesses....

Markimdb: 5.4
Genrethriller, drama, military
CountryUSA
Duration01:42
CharactersMilitary, Friends, Soldier
PlotWar, On real events, Friendship
PlacePrison, Iraq
StyleFascinating, Makes me think, Serious

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.

Markimdb: 7.1
Genredrama, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:56
CharactersStrong women, Military, Veterans
PlotWar, On real events, Investigation
PlaceIraq
StyleAction, Patriotic, Gloomy, Touching, Heartbreaking

A career officer and his wife work with a police detective to uncover the truth behind their son's disappearance following his return from a tour of duty in Iraq.

Markimdb: 6.4
Genredrama, military
CountryUSA
Duration01:52
CharactersMilitary, Friends, Soldier
PlotWar, Friendship, Death, Depression, Political
PlaceTexas, Small cities
StyleSoulful, Patriotic, Tense, Makes me think, Depressive

A veteran soldier returns from his completed tour of duty in Iraq, only to find his life turned upside down when he is arbitrarily ordered to return to field duty by the Army.

Markimdb: 7.1
Genreaction, thriller, drama
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
Duration02:08
CharactersCIA, Spy, Terrorists, Scouts, Nurses
PlotSpecial services, Pursuit, Divorce, Cheating
StyleExciting, Action, Heavy, Smart, Tense

The CIA’s hunt is on for the mastermind of a wave of terrorist attacks. Roger Ferris is the agency’s man on the ground, moving from place to place, scrambling to stay ahead of ever-shifting events. An eye in the sky – a satellite link – watches Ferris. At the other end of that real-time link is the CIA’s Ed Hoffman, strategizing events from thousands of miles away. And as Ferris nears the target, he discovers trust can be just as dangerous as it is necessary for survival.

Markimdb: 6.4
Genreaction, thriller, drama, military
CountryFrance, United Kingdom, Italy, Spain, Belgium
PlotWar, Investigation, Death, Love triangle, Funeral
PlaceIraq
StyleAction, Gloomy, Makes me think, Depressive, Serious

A private security contractor in Iraq rejects the official explanation of his friend's death and decides to investigate.

Markimdb: 6.2
Genrecomedy, adventure, military
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
Duration01:30
CharactersMilitary, Hippies, Soldier
PlotWar, On real events, Telepathy
PlaceIraq, Deserts
StyleLight, Smart, Fancy

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.

Markimdb: 6.2
Genredrama, military
CountryPoland, Bulgaria
Duration01:51
CharactersSoldier
PlotWar, Survival
StyleHeavy, Disturbing

On 3 April 2004, during the holiday of Ashura, Iraqi rebels loyal to Shiite leader Muktada As-Sadr, launched an insurgency in the Polish zone. The Poles, together with Bulgarian soldiers and Iraqi police, were given the task of defending City Hall, led by Lieutenant colonel Grzegorz Kaliciak. The clash developed into the biggest Polish engagement since World War II. Not a single allied soldier died, although about 80 insurgents were killed in a counter-attack.

Markimdb: 7.1
Genrecomedy, drama, crime, military, biography
CountryUSA, Cambodia, Romania
Duration02:11
CharactersFamily, Military, Scammers, FBI, Friends
PlotLove, On real events, Robbery, Cars, Relationship
PlaceAfghanistan, Aircraft, Iraq, USA, Office
TimeNew Year
StyleUnexpected ending, Tense

Based on the true story of two young men, David Packouz and Efraim Diveroli, who won a $300 million contract from the Pentagon to arm America's allies in Afghanistan.

Markimdb: 6
Genrethriller, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:54
CharactersMilitary
PlotWar, Friendship, Mental disorders
TimePost apocalypse

A haunted Afghanistan war veteran attempts to come to terms with his past while searching for his family in a post-apocalyptic America.

Markimdb: 6.1
Genreaction, drama, military, history
CountryUSA
Duration01:44
CharactersMilitary, Soldier
PlotWar
PlaceGermany
StyleExciting, Soulful

Memorial Day, 1993. When 13-year-old Kyle Vogel discovers the World War II footlocker belonging to his grandfather, Bud, everyone tells Kyle to put it back. Luckily, he ignores them. Although Bud has never talked about the war, he finds himself striking a deal with his grandson: Kyle can pick any three souvenirs, and Bud will tell him the stories behind each one. Memorial Day not only takes us on a journey into Bud's complicated wartime past, but also into Kyle's wartime future. As the two men share parallel experiences in combat, they come to realize how that magical day on the porch shaped both of their lives. 

Markimdb: 7.1
Genreaction, comedy, drama, adventure, military
CountryUSA
Duration01:54
CharactersSnipers, Special Forces, Military, Surgeons
PlotWar, Treasures
PlaceIraq, Deserts
StyleTense, Black humor, Makes me think, Disturbing

A group of American soldiers stationed in Iraq at the end of the Gulf War find a map they believe will take them to a huge cache of stolen Kuwaiti gold hidden near their base, and they embark on a secret mission that's destined to change everything.

Markimdb: 5.4
Genrecomedy, music
CountryUSA
PlotMusic
PlaceThe White House, USA
StyleLight

The new season of "American Dreamz," the wildly popular television singing contest, has captured the country's attention, as the competition looks to be between a young Midwestern gal (Moore) and a showtunes-loving young man from Orange County (Golzari). Recently awakened President Staton (Quaid) even wants in on the craze, as he signs up for the potential explosive season finale.





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