War in afghanistan movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant war in afghanistan movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, serious, captivating, psychological, suspenseful and suspense films and TV shows about / with war in afghanistan, soldier, military, murder, helicopter, war, danger, army, gun and husband wife relationship plots mostly in Drama, War and Action genres shot in USA, Germany, Russia and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as war in afghanistan: Black Shark (1993), The Outpost (2019), 12 Strong (2018), A War (2015), Afghan Breakdown (1992), Kajaki (2014), 9th Company (2005), Riders of Justice (2020), The Soldier's Star (2006), Our Girl (2013).

List of war in afghanistan movies

 5.7
 49
Black Shark (1993)
Genre: Action
Country: Russia
Duration: 95 min.
Plot: war in afghanistan, helicopter, drugs, soldier, mafioso, exploitation, factory, uniform
Place: afghanistan
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 6.8
 35K
The Outpost (2019)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: A small unit of U.S. soldiers, alone at the remote Combat Outpost Keating, located deep in the valley of three mountains in Afghanistan, battles to defend against an overwhelming force of Taliban fighters in a coordinated attack. The Battle of ...
Style: suspense, suspenseful, brutal, surprise ending, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: war, soldier, u.s. army, combat, taliban, death, roadblock, war in afghanistan, army, battles, military, politics ...
Time: 2000s, year 2006, year 2009, year 2008, 21st century ...
Place: afghanistan
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 6.5
 83K
12 Strong (2018)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: A team of CIA agents and special forces head into Afghanistan in the aftermath of the September 11th attacks in an attempt to dismantle the Taliban.
Style: touching, exciting, suspenseful, rough, inspirational ...
Plot: cia, taliban, military, heroism, behind enemy lines, al qaeda, us military, soldier, machismo, swat team, battlefield, war on terror ...
Time: september 11 2001, year 2001, 2000s, 21st century
Place: afghanistan, middle east, usa
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 7.0
 11K
A War (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller, War
Country: Denmark, France
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Company commander Claus Michael Pedersen and his men are stationed in Helmand, Afghanistan. Meanwhile back in Denmark, with a husband at war and three children missing their father, everyday life is a struggle for Claus' wife Maria. During a ...
Style: social, psychological, tense, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: war in afghanistan, army, family, court case, murder, soldier, sniper, court, officer, witness, killed in action, life is a bitch ...
Time: 2010s
Place: afghanistan, denmark
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Afghan Breakdown (1992)
Genre: War
Country: Russia, Italy
Duration: 140 min.
Story: A drama about the last days of a specific Russian regiment stationed in Afghanistan, before the main troop withdrawal in 1985.
Plot: war in afghanistan, soviet army, military officer, adultery, cold war, mistress, ak 47, socialism, guerilla warfare, jihad, mountain, burned alive ...
Time: 80s
Place: ussr
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 7.1
 14K
Kajaki (2014)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama, Thriller, War
Country: UK
Duration: 108 min.
Story: British soldiers guarding the Kajaki Dam set out to rescue a three-man team after one of them loses a leg to a landmine.
Style: bleak, tense, rough, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: soldier, war, minefield, military, bravery, british army, desert, heroic mission, daring rescue, military life, battle zone, tough heroes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2006, 2000s
Place: afghanistan
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 7.1
 21K
9th Company (2005)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Country: Russia, Ukraine, Finland
Duration: 139 min.
Story: The picture opens in Krasnoyarsk, Siberia, in late 1988, when military trainees Petrovsky, Ryaba, Chugun, Stas, Pinochet, Lyutev and Vorobyev are whipped into shape at a training camp by the brutal, sadistic commander, Warrant Officer Dygalo - prior ...
Style: dramatic, realistic, rough, exciting, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: war, military, death, friendship, officers and cadets, basic training, soldier, wartime life, military life, escapades, boot camp, war in afghanistan ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1988
Place: afghanistan, ussr, russia, middle east
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Riders of Justice (2020)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama
Country: Denmark, Sweden, Finland
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Markus, a deployed military man, has to go home to his teenage daughter, Mathilde, when his wife dies in a tragic train accident. It seems to be plain bad luck - but it turns out that it might have been a carefully orchestrated assassination, which ...
Style: suspense, captivating, funny, tense, enigmatic ...
Plot: revenge, father daughter relationship, organized crime, war in afghanistan, investigation, vengeance, murder, police investigation, uncover truth, murder investigation, lynching, murder mystery ...
Place: copenhagen, denmark
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The Soldier's Star (2006)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: France, Germany, Afghanistan
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A Russian guitarist was enlisted in 1984 in the Afghan war. Imprisoned, he will meet an Afghan musician and a French journalist.
Style: disturbing, serious, exciting, realistic, captivating
Plot: heroes, military, freedom fighter, fight, state affairs, journalism, soldier, hostage, war, prisoners of war, war in afghanistan, prisoner ...
Time: september 11 2001
Place: afghanistan, middle east, russia
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 7.6
 4K
Our Girl (2013)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller, War
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Drama following the extraordinary adventures of female medics in the British Army.
Style: touching, emotional, serious, realistic, sincere ...
Plot: female soldier, military, soldier, british army, military life, self discovery, doctor, basic training, female warrior, strong female presence, military base, officers and cadets ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: middle east, afghanistan, england
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Kabul Express (2006)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Thriller, War
Country: India
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Five people - two Indian journalists, an American journalist, an Afghan guide and a Pakistani soldier who takes them all hostage - are taken on a 48-hour journey into Afghanistan in a jeep called the Kabul Express, a special and unlikely bond ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, suspenseful, captivating, humorous ...
Plot: hostage, terrorism, journalist, behind enemy lines, heroes, photojournalist, battles, escapades, crimes, politics, state affairs, fugitives ...
Time: contemporary
Place: afghanistan, india, asia
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 6.3
 421
Jirga (2018)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Australia
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Made under extraordinary, and extremely dangerous, conditions, Jirga tells the emotional story of a former Australian soldier who travels to Afghanistan to seek forgiveness.
Plot: redemption, war in afghanistan, swimming, remorse, desert, boy, anti war, soldier, taliban, car, widow, bus ...
Place: afghanistan
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 6.2
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Badland (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 165 min.
Story: Jerry (Jamie Draven) was an idealist when he served in the first Gulf War. But when he was later deployed to Iraq, Jerry was an older man, a father of three and embittered by broken promises and unfulfilled desires. When Jerry returns from Iraq he ...
Style: disturbing, psychological, serious, realistic, bleak ...
Plot: soldier, homecoming, starting over, life is a bitch, life turned upside down, hopes, military, war, desperation, intrigue, wife, navy ...
Time: 90s
Place: iraq, middle east, afghanistan
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A Hero's Welcome (2008)
Genre: Drama, Thriller, War
Country: Germany
Duration: 91 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: realistic, psychological, captivating, tense, serious ...
Plot: soldier, haunted by the past, homecoming, anti war, sibling relationship, military, life is a bitch, brother brother relationship, medical examination, post traumatic stress disorder, forest, war in afghanistan ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany, afghanistan
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 7.2
 148K
Vice (2018)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 132 min.
Story: George W. Bush picks Dick Cheney, the CEO of Halliburton Co., to be his Republican running mate in the 2000 presidential election. No stranger to politics, Cheney's impressive résumé includes stints as White House chief of staff, House ...
Style: political, captivating, realistic, psychological, cynical ...
Audience: date night
Plot: u.s. president, u.s. vice president, usa politics, war on terror, u.s. government, iraq war, vice president, political campaign, heart attack, al qaeda, republican party, hospital ...
Time: september 11 2001, year 1963, 21st century, 20th century, year 1980 ...
Place: washington d.c., cambodia, wyoming, usa, america ...
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 6.2
 831
The Stopover (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Greece
Duration: 102 min.
Story: At the end of their tour of duty in Afghanistan, two young military women, Aurore and Marine, are given three days of decompression leave with their unit at a five-star resort in Cyprus, among tourists. But it's not that easy to forget the war ...
Style: touching, psychological, light, sincere
Plot: female soldier, military, sex scene, friendship, resort, soldier, female nudity, post traumatic stress disorder, woman, war in afghanistan, turkish bath, wrestling ...
Time: 21st century
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The Kite Runner (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, China, UK
Duration: 128 min.
Story: After spending years in California, Amir returns to his homeland in Afghanistan to help his old friend Hassan, whose son is in trouble.
Style: emotional, disturbing, inspirational, sincere, psychological ...
Audience: teens, chick flick
Plot: betrayal, friendship, muslim, childhood, redemption, coming of age, courage, guilt, rape, haunted by the past, islam, bully ...
Time: 70s, 80s, contemporary, 20th century, 21st century ...
Place: afghanistan, middle east, california, pakistan, san francisco
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 4.2
 4K
Red Sands (2009)
Genre: Action, Horror, Thriller, War
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: During a mission in the Middle East, a group of US soldiers destroy a statue out of boredom only to then be visited by something the next day.
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, scary, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: military, ancient mystery, soldier, desert, escapades, ghost, race against time, survival, supernatural ability, deadly creature, chaos, no survivors ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: middle east, afghanistan
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The Mullah's Storm (2016)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Story: Having been shot out of the sky and lost his entire crew, Major Michael Parson finds himself in the middle of an Afghan blizzard with only Army Sgt. Sophia Gold and her high value prisoner fighting for survival against a treacherous Taliban radical.
Plot: war in afghanistan, mission, duty, military, rescue, courage
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 6.6
 357
Heiran (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Iran
Duration: 85 min.
Story: During the rule of Taliban in Afghanistan, about 3 million illegal Afghani immigrants entered Iran and caused numerous problems for the Iranian society to accept them. This film depicts the story of a 17 year old rural girl by the name of Mahi ...
Plot: abandoned baby, war in afghanistan, immigrants, student, fear, illegal immigrant, marriage, islam, poverty, teenage love, koran, separation ...
Place: afghanistan, iran, tehran
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Inbetween Worlds (2014)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Germany
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Jesper is a soldier in the German army, who reports for a new tour of duty in Afghanistan. His unit is to protect a village from the Taliban.
Style: realistic, serious, psychological, tense, captivating ...
Plot: soldier, translator, war, culture clash, wartime life, gain trust, friendship, battle zone, murder, threat, village, death threat ...
Time: 21st century, 2010s, contemporary
Place: afghanistan, pakistan, middle east
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 6.4
 20K
Stop-Loss (2008)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: 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.
Style: emotional, sad, harsh, stylized, serious ...
Plot: u.s. military, friendship, iraq war, politics, soldier, death, war, homecoming, redemption, small town, depression, wartime life ...
Time: future, contemporary, 21st century
Place: texas, usa, canada, middle east, vietnam ...
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 7.3
 9K
Osama (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: Afghanistan, Ireland, Japan, Netherlands, Iran
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Teenage girl Osama cuts her hair and dresses like a boy to get a job and support her widowed mother and grandmother. When Osama is called by the Taliban to join school and military training she embarks on a terrifying and confusing journey as she ...
Style: serious, realistic, disturbing, sincere, bleak ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: coming of age, dishonesty, taliban, survival, child abuse, oppression, injustice, life is a bitch, brutality, justice, religion, police investigation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: middle east, poland, iran, afghanistan, pakistan
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The Afghan Ghost (2008)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, War
Country: Russia
TV show
Story: Andrei Potyomkin, frontier guard cadet, learns that his MIA father who fought in the Soviet-Afghan war is accused of treason. He is trying to find out the truth about his father's death, and together with a young promising journalist Alyona ...
Style: suspense, tense, captivating
Plot: army, female journalist, soldier, military, father son relationship, betrayal, expose, war crime, investigative reporter, investigative journalism, criminal, organized crime ...
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 7.1
 129K
Brothers (2009)
Genre: Drama, Thriller, War
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: When his helicopter goes down during his fourth tour of duty in Afghanistan, Marine Sam Cahill is presumed dead. Back home, brother Tommy steps in to look over Sam’s wife, Grace, and two children. Sam’s surprise homecoming triggers domestic ...
Style: psychological, realistic, tense, touching, emotional ...
Plot: adultery, family problems, war, marital infidelity, presumed dead, military, american soldier, brothers, suspicion, twists and turns, iraq war, civil war ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: afghanistan, iraq, usa
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God Bless the Broken Road (2018)
Genre: Drama, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: The story of a young mother who loses her husband in Afghanistan and struggles to raise their young daughter in his absence.
Style: inspirational, psychological, melancholic, captivating, touching ...
Plot: faith, war on terror, widow, mother daughter relationship, christian, fall in love, war widow, loss of faith, death of husband, community service, financial problem, war in afghanistan ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: afghanistan, usa, middle east
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 8.4
 28K
The Killing (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Denmark, Norway, Sweden, Germany
Duration: 57 min.
TV show
Story: The Killing is a Danish police procedural set in the Copenhagen main police department and revolves around Detective Inspector Sarah Lund and her team, with each season series following a different murder case day-by-day and a one-hour episode ...
Style: psychological, gloomy, tense, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: mystery, murder, policewoman, homicide detective, whodunit, murder mystery, police investigation, who done it, murder investigation, murderer, serial killer, police detective ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: denmark, europe, copenhagen, scandinavia, eastern europe ...
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Combat Hospital (2011)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Canada, UK
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: Combat Hospital was a Canadian-British medical drama television series, filmed in Toronto, that debuted on Global in Canada on 21 June 2011. In the United States, it aired on ABC. Its final episode was broadcast on 6 September 2011. The series was ...
Style: realistic, emotional, rough, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: military hospital, military, american abroad, life is a bitch, workplace, lifesaver, wartime life, military life, surgery, newcomer, power relations, patient ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, year 2006
Place: middle east, afghanistan
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Rock the Kasbah (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Music, War
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A washed-up music producer finds one last shot at redemption with a golden-voiced young girl in Afghanistan. However, when jealousy gets the better of a disgruntled ex-boyfriend, he decides to oppose the young star with talent of his own.
Style: humorous, melancholic, entertaining, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: redemption, music business, reality, unlikely friendships, singer, hopes, artists and showbiz, teenage girl, scandal, american abroad, father daughter relationship, tv show ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: afghanistan, middle east, california, usa
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Neither Heaven Nor Earth (2015)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Thriller, War
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Afghanistan 2014 As the withdrawal of troops approaches, Captain Antarès Bonassieu and his squad have been assigned a surveillance mission in a remote valley of Wakhan, on the border of Pakistan. Despite Antarès and his men’s determination, ...
Style: touching, exciting, suspense, psychological, suspenseful ...
Plot: military, soldier, village, animal sacrifice, disappearance, french soldier, dog, sacrifice, night vision, night, helicopter, motorcycle ...
Time: year 2014
Place: afghanistan
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