War correspondent movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant war correspondent movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out serious, realistic, tense, suspenseful, captivating and political films and TV shows about / with war correspondent, journalist, war, journalism, military, soldier, politics, reporter, battles and photograph plots mostly in Drama, War and Action genres shot in USA, UK, France and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as war correspondent: A Private War (2018), Live from Baghdad (2002), Salvador (1986), Triage (2009), Hemingway & Gellhorn (2012), War Story (2014), Afghan Luke (2011), Under Fire (1983), Sympathy for the Devil (2019), D-Day 6.6.1944 (2004).

List of war correspondent movies

A Private War (2018)
Genre: Biography, Drama, War
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: One of the most celebrated war correspondents of our time, Marie Colvin is an utterly fearless and rebellious spirit, driven to the frontlines of conflicts across the globe to give voice to the voiceless.
Style: tense, disturbing, rough, political, bloody ...
Plot: war correspondent, kurd, mission, journalism, death of child, hospital, photographer, dictator, women, life is a bitch, war, uncover truth ...
Time: year 1991, year 2011, year 2001, year 2003, year 2012 ...
Place: syria, baghdad iraq, iraq, london, sri lanka ...
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Live from Baghdad (2002)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A group of CNN reporters wrestle with journalistic ethics and the life-and-death perils of reporting during the Gulf War.A Directors Guild Award-winning movie for director Mick Jackson, starring Michael Keaton and Helena Bonham Carter. In 1990, CNN ...
Style: disturbing, serious, sincere, emotional, realistic ...
Plot: war correspondent, journalism, gulf war, media, politics, military, escapades, anti war, against the odds, battles, fighting the system, soldier ...
Place: baghdad iraq, iraq, middle east
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Salvador (1986)
Genre: Drama, History, Thriller, War
Country: UK, USA, Mexico
Duration: 122 min.
Story: A second rated journalist from the US tries his luck in El Salvador during the military dictatorship in the 1980s.
Style: tense, political, harsh, factual, thought provoking ...
Plot: civil war, journalism, politics, war correspondent, photojournalist, war, reporter, suspense, cold war, revolution, military, dictator ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 70s
Place: latin america, san francisco, central america, south america
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Triage (2009)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, War
Country: Ireland, Spain, Belgium, France, Austria, Cayman Islands
Duration: 99 min.
Story: The wife of a photojournalist sets out to discover why he came home from a recent assignment without his colleague.
Style: realistic, tense, bleak, psychological, serious ...
Plot: photojournalist, war, twists and turns, war correspondent, war crime, life is a bitch, haunted by the past, homecoming, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, therapy, photographer, lgbt ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: ireland, kurdistan, iraq, europe, beirut lebanon
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Hemingway & Gellhorn (2012)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 155 min.
Story: Writer Ernest Hemingway begins a romance with fellow scribe Martha Gellhorn.
Style: serious, stylized, captivating, psychological, edutainment ...
Plot: love affair, war correspondent, writers, divorce, media, spanish civil war, journalist, fame, world war two, couples, writer's life, life is a bitch ...
Time: 20th century, 1930s, 1940s
Place: europe, usa
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War Story (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Lee is a world-weary American woman who arrives in an Italian city. Her tangles with hotel staff, incessant smoking and her disregard of the persistently ringing telephone hint at her volatility brewing beneath the surface. Between fitful naps, she ...
Style: realistic, tense, psychological, serious, gloomy ...
Plot: society, haunted by the past, photojournalist, life is a bitch, immigrants, female protagonist, post traumatic stress, post traumatic stress disorder, rivalry, couples, war correspondent, hostage ...
Time: 21st century
Place: sicily, italy
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Afghan Luke (2011)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Canada
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Disheartened when his story about Canadian snipers possibly mutilating corpses in Afghanistan is buried, Luke (Nick Stahl) quits his job but is even more determined to return to Afghanistan to get the real story. With his offbeat buddy, Tom (Nicolas ...
Style: realistic, thought provoking, tense, captivating, psychological ...
Plot: war correspondent, journalism, anti war, military, buddies, idealism, media, journalist, graphic violence, friends, soldier, war ...
Time: 21st century
Place: afghanistan
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Under Fire (1983)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Three U.S. journalists (Nick Nolte, Joanna Cassidy, Gene Hackman) get too close to one another and their work in 1979 Nicaragua.
Style: tense, realistic, political, atmospheric, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: journalism, politics, photojournalist, revolution, idealism, photographer, reporter, political unrest, military, media, anti war, society ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1979
Place: nicaragua, latin america, ireland, central america
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Sympathy for the Devil (2019)
Genre: War
Country: France, Canada, Belgium
Duration: 100 min.
Story: In an urban war zone where everything that moves is a target, Paul tries to live, love and inform.
Style: suspenseful, rough, exciting, touching, psychological ...
Plot: death, war correspondent, bosnian war, un, journalist, suspense, nude, male objectification, water shortage, dog, tunnel, pizza ...
Time: year 1992, 90s
Place: sarajevo
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D-Day 6.6.1944 (2004)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Country: UK, France, Germany
Duration: 120 min.
Story: On June 6th, 1944 the largest military invasion and defence the world has ever seen occurred. D-Day tells the epic story of the preparation and execution of the Allied invasion of Normandy. It tells the story of the defence of the Western Front by ...
Style: serious, realistic, tense, exciting
Plot: world war two, d day, invasion, french resistance, war hero, war correspondent, soldier, self sacrifice, execution, nazi occupied france, hospital, liberation ...
Time: 1940s
Place: normandy
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A Thousand Times Good Night (2013)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Norway, Ireland, Sweden
Duration: 117 min.
Story: On assignment while photographing a female suicide bomber in Kabul, Rebecca – one of the world’s top war photojournalists - gets badly hurt. Back home, another bomb drops as her husband and daughters give her an ultimatum: her work or her family.
Style: thought provoking, captivating, realistic, emotional, serious
Plot: journalism, photojournalist, relationship vs career, battle zone, parents and children, media, strong female character, husband wife relationship, mother daughter relationship, journalist, husband wife conflict, female protagonist ...
Time: 21st century
Place: africa, kenya, ireland, afghanistan, europe ...
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Down River (2018)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller, War
Country: USA
Duration: 70 min.
Story: Four soldiers trapped behind enemy lines must confront their fears and desires while finding a way back to their battalion.
Style: tense, serious, exciting, psychological, sad ...
Plot: war criminal, behind enemy lines, 18 year old, truck, 20 year old, gas mask, fictional war, bosnian war, military, survival, murder, suspense ...
Time: 20th century, 21st century
Place: germany, normandy, congo, vietnam, cambodia
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Generation Kill (2008)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 70 min.
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Story: Marines prepare to invade Iraq at the beginning of Operation Iraqi Freedom; while the soldiers wait to receive their orders, they learn a Rolling Stone columnist will be embedded with them
Style: suspenseful, tense, disturbing, political, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: military, iraq war, marines, soldier, anti war, war, courage, military life, violence, character study, life & death, survival ...
Time: year 2003, 2000s, 21st century
Place: iraq, middle east
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The Passenger (1975)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Italy, France, Spain
Duration: 126 min.
Story: David Locke (Jack Nicholson) is a world-weary American journalist who has been sent to cover a conflict in northern Africa, but he makes little progress with the story. When he discovers the body of a stranger who looks similar to him, Locke assumes ...
Style: road movie, stylized, cerebral, philosophical, tense ...
Plot: desert, reporter, existentialism, journalism, hotel, loneliness, identity, isolation, politics, passport, journalist, war correspondent ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: africa, europe, spain, italy, barcelona ...
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The Year of Living Dangerously (1982)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Australian journalist Guy Hamilton travels to Indonesia to cover civil strife in 1965. There, on the eve of an attempted coup, he befriends a Chinese Australian photographer with a deep connection to and vast knowledge of the Indonesian people and ...
Style: political, thought provoking, atmospheric, sexy, enigmatic ...
Plot: journalism, politics, embassy, journalist, diplomat, reporter, photographer, civil war, revolution, betrayal, president, communism ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, year 1965
Place: australia, the philippines, indonesia, asia, southeast asia
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Lakshya (2004)
Genre: Action, Drama, Romance, War
Country: India
Duration: 186 min.
Story: An aimless, jobless, irresponsible grown man joins the army and matures into a battlefield hero.
Style: inspirational, realistic, serious, patriotic, captivating ...
Audience: date night
Plot: soldier, old love, domineering father, redemption, self discovery, slacker, family relations, heroic mission, military, military life, coming of age, against the odds ...
Time: 90s
Place: india, pakistan, asia, middle east, new delhi ...
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Young Winston (1972)
Genre: Biography, Drama, War
Country: UK
Duration: 157 min.
Story: This historical drama is an account of the early life of British politician Winston Churchill, including his childhood years, his time as a war correspondent in Africa, and culminating with his first election to Parliament.
Style: epic, serious, realistic, tense, exciting ...
Plot: military, soldier, parliament, society, ambition, politics, war, rise to the top, rise to power, imperialism, british empire, election ...
Time: 19th century, turn of the century, victorian era, 1890s, future ...
Place: england, africa, south africa, europe, sudan
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The Alive and the Dead (1964)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 201 min.
Story: A Russian war correspondent is drafted into the war and finds himself in the middle of battle. When he loses his party card, however, he is treated as a deserter until he finds help from a kind man. This Soviet war feature was considerably outspoken ...
Style: epic
Plot: world war two, great patriotic war, cold weather, war correspondent, soviet army, soldier, red army, frontline, bombing, tank, russian soldier, uniform ...
Time: year 1941
Place: russia, ussr
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Attack on Leningrad (2009)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Russia, UK
Duration: 110 min.
Story: When in 1941 Nazi Germany invaded the Soviet Union, their troops quickly besieged Leningrad. Foreign journalists are evacuated but one of them, Kate Davies, is presumed dead and misses the plane. Alone in the city she is helped by Nina Tsvetnova a ...
Style: serious, realistic, bleak, rough, gloomy
Audience: boys' night
Plot: world war two, siege, hunger, wartime life, battles, survival, soldier, self sacrifice, female protagonist, military, heroic mission, rationing ...
Time: 1940s, post world war two, year 1941, 20th century
Place: russia, st. petersburg russia
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A Different Loyalty (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: Canada, UK, USA, Malta
Duration: 96 min.
Story: In January 1963, British journalist Leo Cauffield suddenly disappears from his home in Beirut. His wife Sally knew that he was working part-time for British intelligence, but was not prepared to be told by the British embassy that they suspect he ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic
Plot: treason, espionage, cold war, betrayal, spy, undercover, secret agents, working undercover, love affair, heroic mission, couple relations, race against time ...
Time: 60s
Place: beirut lebanon, russia, middle east, new york, moscow russia ...
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The Greatest Beer Run Ever (2022)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 126 min.
Story: Chickie wants to support his friends fighting in Vietnam, so he does something wild—personally bring them American beer. What starts as a well-meaning journey quickly changes Chickie’s life and perspective. Based on a true story.
Style: dramatic, exciting, harsh, uplifting
Plot: vietnam war, military, war, soldier, friendship, life & death, friends, life philosophy, battles, survival, fight, courage ...
Time: 60s, year 1967, year 1968
Place: saigon
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Whiskey Tango Foxtrot (2016)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: In 2002, cable news producer Kim Barker decides to shake up her routine by taking a daring new assignment in Kabul, Afghanistan. Dislodged from her comfortable American lifestyle, Barker finds herself in the middle of an out-of-control war zone. ...
Style: emotional, touching, realistic, melancholic, social ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: journalism, war, mentor, rescue, soldier, survival, journalist, kidnapping, rescue mission, battles, disguise, culture clash ...
Time: 2000s, year 2003, year 2004, year 2006, year 2005 ...
Place: middle east, afghanistan, iraq, new york, glasgow scotland ...
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Balibo (2009)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 111 min.
Story: As Indonesia prepares to invade the tiny nation of East Timor, five Australian based journalists go missing. Four weeks later, veteran foreign correspondent Roger East is lured to East Timor by the young and charismatic José Ramos-Horta to tell the ...
Style: serious, thought provoking, realistic, rough, bleak ...
Plot: investigation, politics, media, journalism, uncover truth, life is a bitch, political unrest, society, state affairs, hopes, dishonesty, brutality ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: indonesia
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Manticore (2005)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller, War
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Commandos in Iraq looking for terrorists find a man-eating monster instead.
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful, scary, psychotronic
Plot: survival, military, daring rescue, monster, animal attack, suspense, reptiles, soldier, chaos, deadly creature, escapades, supernatural ...
Time: 21st century
Place: iraq
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Our Friend (2019)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: After learning that his terminally ill wife has six months to live, a man welcomes the support of his best friend who moves into their home to help out.
Style: sad, captivating, touching, entertaining
Audience: date night
Plot: friends, friendship, terminal illness, husband wife relationship, family relations, supportive friend, help, best friends, couples, couple relations, relationships, coping ...
Time: year 2013, year 2010, year 2015, year 2012, year 2011 ...
Place: new orleans
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Anne of Green Gables: The Continuing Story (2000)
Genre: Drama, Family, Romance, War
Country: Canada
Duration: 185 min.
TV show
Story: The continuing adventures of Anne Shirley in New York and in France during World War I.
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, exciting, suspenseful ...
Plot: world war one, family relations, rich and poor, battles, love and romance, rise to the top, missing person, couples, writer's life, couple relations, true love, orphan ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, year 1918, year 1915, year 1919
Place: canada, new york, france, europe, usa ...
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V (1983)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 197 min.
TV show
Story: Aliens pretending to be friendly come to Earth and are received openly. The aliens have masqueraded themselves to look just like humans. When it is discovered that the aliens' planet is dying and that they have come to rape the Earth of its ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, exciting, stylized, epic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, kids
Plot: evil alien, human versus alien, alien, alien invasion, spacecraft, save the world, alien encounter, battles, cover-up, extraterrestrial, underground, escapades ...
Time: future, 80s
Place: usa, los angeles
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We Were Soldiers (2002)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Country: France, Germany, USA
Duration: 138 min.
Story: The story of the first major battle of the American phase of the Vietnam War and the soldiers on both sides that fought it.
Style: serious, factual, emotional, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: military, vietnam war, war, battles, soldier, battlefield, heroic mission, military life, death, wartime, justice, anti war ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 2000s
Place: vietnam, asia, usa, iraq
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Kandahar (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: Iran, France
Duration: 85 min.
Story: After an Afghanistan-born woman who lives in Canada receives a letter from her suicidal sister, she takes a perilous journey through Afghanistan to try to find her.
Style: disturbing, sincere, surreal, bleak, atmospheric ...
Plot: islam, politics, desert, survival, suicide, brutality, women, culture clash, refugee, on the road, rescue, self discovery ...
Place: middle east, afghanistan, iran, canada, california ...
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Rough Riders (1997)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, War, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 240 min.
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Story: In 1898 the US government decided to intervene on the side of the Cuban rebels in their struggle against Spanish rule. Assistant Navy Secretary Theodore Roosevelt decides to experience the war first hand by promoting and joining a volunteer cavalry ...
Style: realistic, sincere, serious, captivating, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: american history, civil war, battles, soldier, state affairs, war, political unrest, heroic mission, military life, white house, human spirit, rescue ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s
Place: latin america, san antonio texas, new mexico, cuba
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