Taliban movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant taliban movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough, tense and suspense films and TV shows about / with taliban, danger, soldier, military, brutality, terrorism, violence, survival, politics and death 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 taliban: Special Forces (2011), Jarhead 2: Field of Fire (2014), 12 Strong (2018), Lone Survivor (2013), The Outpost (2019), Kandagar (2010), The Breadwinner (2017), Osama (2003), Kandahar (2001), The Kite Runner (2007).

List of taliban movies

 6.3
 19K
Special Forces (2011)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: France
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Afghanistan. War correspondent Elsa Casanova is taken hostage by the Taliban. Faced with her imminent execution, a Special Forces unit is dispatched to free her. In some of the world’s most breathtaking yet hostile landscapes, a relentless pursuit ...
Style: serious, tense, exciting, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: taliban, kidnapping, war zone, journalist, soldier, daring rescue, confined, military, survival, adventure, heroes, sniper ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: afghanistan, pakistan
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Jarhead 2: Field of Fire (2014)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Battle-scarred and disillusioned by the war, Corporal Chris Merrimette is put in charge of a unit whose next mission is to resupply a remote outpost on the edge of Taliban-controlled territory. While driving through the hostile Helmand province, a ...
Style: serious, realistic, tense, captivating, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: taliban, navy seal, military, against the odds, wartime life, heroic mission, race against time, war, heroes, soldier, terrorism, battles ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: afghanistan, middle east
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 6.5
 78K
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: exciting, suspenseful, rough, touching, surprise ending
Plot: taliban, heroism, al qaeda, behind enemy lines, soldier, machismo, cia, war in afghanistan, war on terror, swat team, military, murder ...
Time: september 11 2001, 21st century, 2000s, year 2001
Place: afghanistan, usa, middle east
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 7.5
 282K
Lone Survivor (2013)
Genre: Action, Biography, Drama, War
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Four Navy SEALs on a covert mission to neutralize a high-level al-Qaeda operative must make an impossible moral decision in the mountains of Afghanistan that leads them into an enemy ambush. As they confront unthinkable odds, the SEALs must find ...
Style: rough, captivating, tense, exciting, emotional ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: military, soldier, survival, terrorism, gunfight, courage, navy seal, war, death, military life, selflessness, battles ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, year 2005
Place: afghanistan, middle east, usa, iraq, israel
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 6.8
 32K
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: brutal, suspense, captivating, suspenseful, touching ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: u.s. army, soldier, war, combat, taliban, war in afghanistan, army, death, battles, roadblock, gunfight, politics ...
Time: 2000s, year 1984, year 2009, year 2006
Place: afghanistan
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 6.7
 2K
Kandagar (2010)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: Russia
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A docudrama about the escape of Russian pilots after being taken hostage by the Taliban in 1996.
Style: suspense, tense, harsh, psychological
Plot: taliban, escape, hostage, islamic terrorism, friendship, fight, destiny, hostage situation, captivity, showdown, struggle for survival, terrorism ...
Place: afghanistan
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The Breadwinner (2017)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Family, War
Country: Ireland, Canada, Luxembourg, USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A headstrong young girl in Afghanistan, ruled by the Taliban, disguises herself as a boy in order to provide for her family.
Style: sad, heartbreaking, rough, suspense, sincere ...
Plot: disguise, poverty, father daughter relationship, imprisonment, taliban, sexism, prison, mother daughter relationship, female protagonist, arranged marriage, civil war, friendship ...
Place: afghanistan
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 7.3
 9K
Osama (2003)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Afghanistan, Ireland, Japan, Iran, Netherlands
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, disturbing, realistic, thought provoking, bleak ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: child abuse, survival, dishonesty, oppression, injustice, taliban, life is a bitch, job seeking, hidden identity, totalitarianism, disorder, coming of age ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: middle east, afghanistan, pakistan, iran, poland
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 6.8
 7K
Kandahar (2001)
Genre: Biography, Drama, War
Country: Iran, France
Duration: 81 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: tense, atmospheric, surreal, disturbing, bleak ...
Plot: desert, islam, survival, on the road, refugee, politics, rescue, taliban, life is a bitch, hidden identity, race against time, journalism ...
Time: contemporary
Place: middle east, afghanistan, canada, iran, california ...
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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, sincere, psychological, realistic ...
Plot: childhood, betrayal, friendship, muslim, redemption, courage, guilt, haunted by the past, secret, bully, escapades, rape ...
Time: 70s, 80s, 21st century, contemporary, 20th century ...
Place: afghanistan, middle east, san francisco, california, pakistan
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Essential Killing (2010)
Genre: Action, Thriller, War
Country: Poland, Norway, Ireland, Hungary, France
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A Taliban soldier struggles to survive after he escapes his captors and flees into the Polish countryside.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, thought provoking, captivating ...
Plot: breast feeding, manhunt, survival, on the run, military, chase, desert, fugitives, track down, politics, state affairs, captivity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: afghanistan, europe, middle east, poland
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Sand Serpents (2009)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller, War
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Jason Gedrick and a small group of Marines are stranded in the remote Afghan desert. But it ain't the Taliban that's worrying them, it's these giant refugees from Tremors. In fact the big worms prove to be an ally of sorts by doing ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, rough, serious, scary
Plot: soldier, survival, mutant, abandoned mine, chaos, desert, taliban, worm, escapades, military, heroes, war ...
Time: prehistory
Place: afghanistan, middle east
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 7.1
 124K
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: realistic, emotional, psychological, tense, touching ...
Plot: marital infidelity, family problems, adultery, presumed dead, family relations, pow, suspicion, war in afghanistan, war, military, american soldier, mission ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: afghanistan, usa, iraq
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 6.7
 239
Son of a Lion (2007)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Australia
Duration: 92 min.
Story: In the Pakistani tribal village of Darra Adam Khel, a young Pashtun boy Niaz Afridi defies the expectations of his father to continue in the family business making weapons and calls for an education.
Style: touching, serious, realistic, sincere, bleak
Plot: family relations, follow your dream, ambition, rebellion, hopes, against the rules, youth, single parent, family business, parents and children, rebelliousness, family problems ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: pakistan, afghanistan
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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: realistic, emotional, touching, melancholic, factual ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: journalist, war, soldier, rescue, terrorism, journalism, fish out of water, rescue mission, disguise, murder, female journalist, battles ...
Time: year 2006, year 2004, year 2005, year 2003, 2000s ...
Place: afghanistan, middle east, iraq, new york, glasgow scotland ...
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Lions for Lambs (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller, War
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Three stories told simultaneous in ninety minutes of real time: a Republican Senator who's a presidential hopeful gives an hour-long interview to a skeptical television reporter, detailing a strategy for victory in Afghanistan; two special ...
Style: serious, thought provoking, realistic, psychological, emotional ...
Plot: terrorist, war on terror, propaganda, politics, conservative, state affairs, iraq war, war, behind enemy lines, society, soldier, hopes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, future
Place: afghanistan, washington d.c., usa, california, iran ...
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The Road to Guantanamo (2006)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Part drama, part documentary, The Road to Guantánamo focuses on the Tipton Three, a trio of British Muslims who were held in Guantanamo Bay for two years until they were released without charge.
Style: rough, disturbing, realistic, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: terrorism, pow, muslim, injustice, u.s. army, life is a bitch, dishonesty, warning, rage, crimes, couples, politics ...
Time: contemporary, year 2003, year 2002, year 2004, 2000s ...
Place: cuba, latin america, afghanistan, pakistan, middle east ...
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 6.4
 24K
Good Kill (2014)
Genre: Drama, Thriller, War
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: In the shadowy world of drone warfare, combat unfolds like a video game–only with real lives at stake. After six tours of duty, Air Force pilot Tom Egan now fights the Taliban from an air-conditioned bunker in the Nevada desert. But as he yearns ...
Style: tense, thought provoking, psychological, suspenseful, intense ...
Plot: drone, moral dilemma, military, suspicion, war, family life, family problems, family relations, terrorism, murder, taliban, suburbs ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2010, year 2001
Place: usa, nevada, las vegas, afghanistan, middle east ...
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 3.6
 2K
Osombie (2012)
Genre: Action, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Osama bin Laden returns from his watery grave and creates an army of zombie insurgents.
Style: rough, suspenseful, scary, serious
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: zombie, chaos, survival, supernatural, desert, soldier, military, heroes, save the world, zombie attack, living dead, terrorist ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2011
Place: afghanistan
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The Objective (2008)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Morocco
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In the supernatural thriller The Objective, writer-director Daniel Myrick locates the action in a remote mountain region on Afghanistan, where a team of US Special Ops forces is dispatched with the ostensible orders of locating an influential Muslim ...
Style: serious, exciting, rough, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: soldier, desert, survival, military, supernatural, swat team, terrorism, supernatural ability, stranded, bermuda triangle, deadly creature, mountain ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: afghanistan, middle east
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The Mauritanian (2021)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: A detainee at the U.S military's Guantanamo Bay detention center is held without charges for over a decade and seeks help from a defense attorney for his release.
Style: thought provoking, captivating, tense
Plot: torture, lawyer, courtroom, brutality, interrogation, islamic terrorism, war on terror, prisoner, sex, falsely accused, corruption, defense attorney ...
Time: 2010s, 2000s, year 1988, year 2001, year 2008 ...
Place: jordan, new orleans, america, new mexico, hamburg germany ...
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 6.7
 19K
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, suspense, rough, suspenseful
Plot: war correspondent, journalist, kurd, war, life is a bitch, uncover truth, al qaeda, wartime life, mission, military, war photographer, military life ...
Time: year 2012, year 2003, year 2001, year 1991, year 1986 ...
Place: syria, iraq, london, baghdad iraq, afghanistan ...
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 7.3
 12K
SIX (2017)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Action drama series inspired by the real missions of Navy SEAL Team Six.
Style: twists and turns, exciting, tense, captivating, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: navy, veteran, terrorism, military, swat team, crimes, adventure, heroes, violence, friendship, betrayal, multiple storylines ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, afghanistan
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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: suspense, exciting, touching, psychological, suspenseful
Plot: military, soldier, dog, village, animal sacrifice, disappearance, french soldier, sacrifice, war in afghanistan, mysterious disappearance, night, helicopter ...
Time: year 2014
Place: afghanistan
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 6.3
 407
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, desert, lake, car, forgiveness, driver, swimming, remorse, australian, taliban, village ...
Place: afghanistan
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 3.8
 52
Airboss III (2000)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: An American attack submarine on patrol in the South China Sea intercepts an SOS from a Russian freighter. The freighter was attacked by unidentified frogmen on the high seas and high grade plutonium was stolen. The FBI suspects this attack is the ...
Plot: military, plutonium, post traumatic stress, terrorism, government, air force, taliban, arab, soldier, terrorist, helicopter, task force ...
Place: china, middle east
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Kandahar Break: Fortress of War (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller, War
Country: UK
Duration: 94 min.
Story: In 1999, a British mine clearance engineer working for the Taliban government in Afghanistan must flee the country when he becomes embroiled in a deadly game of intrigue and betrayal.
Style: tense, serious, suspense, disturbing, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: wartime life, life turned upside down, state affairs, life is a bitch, escapades, disorder, manhunt, chase, intrigue, weapons, fish out of water, dangerous attraction ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: afghanistan, middle east
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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, journalist, behind enemy lines, heroes, battles, photojournalist, escapades, crimes, terrorism, politics, state affairs, fugitives ...
Time: contemporary
Place: afghanistan, asia, india
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 4.4
 23K
Postal (2007)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada, Germany
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The story begins with a regular Joe who tries desperately to seek employment, but embarks on a violent rampage when he teams up with cult leader Uncle Dave. Their first act is to heist an amusement park, only to learn that the Taliban are planning ...
Style: cynical, humorous, harsh, entertaining, not serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: massacre, heist, crimes, misfit, violence, absurdism, satire, violence spree, robbery, amusement park, unemployment, terrorism ...
Time: contemporary, september 11 2001
Place: manhattan new york city, new york
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An American Carol (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: In An American Carol a cynical, Anti-American Hollywood filmmaker sets out on a crusade to abolish the 4th of July holiday. He is visited by three spirits who take him on a hilarious journey in an attempt to show him the true meaning of America.
Style: parody, humorous, not serious, light, absurd ...
Audience: teens
Plot: politics, ghost, state affairs, nothing goes right, celebrity culture, americana, religions or cults, disorder, lifestyle, goofy hero, satire, farce ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1968, year 1940
Place: usa, new york, madison square garden manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city, cuba ...
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