The Best Iraq Movies Ever Made Films

The Best Iraq Movies Ever Made

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List Criteria: Movies must take place in Iraq.

A list of the best movies about the Iraq War, which began in 2003. The controversial invasion of Iraq provided fodder for a number of documentary films, as well as Iraq films inspired by true stories. Though some of these Iraq films took an anti-war stance, others were simply dedicated to chronicling the stories of those involved, particularly soldiers fighting on the front lines. This list of the best Iraq War films is meant to feature some of the best stories from the government and front line standpoint of the Iraq War.

What are the best war movies set in Iraq? This is an Open List, so if you don't see your favorite Iraq War film among the best Iraq War films on the list, add them at the bottom of the page. Also be sure to vote for your favorite Iraq movies so they make it to the top of the list. And if you're really into war movies in general and like to watch things like Afghanistan war movies on Netflix and Iraq war movies based on a true story, check out the top war movies list.



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    American Sniper

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    Bradley Cooper, Sienna Miller, Jonathan Groff

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    Evangeline Lilly, Ralph Fiennes, Jeremy Renner

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    Generation Kill
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    Green Zone

    Matt Damon, Brendan Gleeson, Jason Isaacs

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    Stanley Kubrick, Vincent D'Onofrio, R. Lee Ermey

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    Jarhead

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    Jake Gyllenhaal, Jamie Foxx, John Krasinski

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    Battle for Haditha

    Yasmine Hanani, Elliot Ruiz, Nick Shakoour

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    Body of Lies

    Leonardo DiCaprio, Russell Crowe, Mark Strong

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    Three Kings

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    George Clooney, Mark Wahlberg, Ice Cube

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    American Soldiers

    Eddie Della Siepe, James Gilbert, Zan Calabretta

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    In the Valley of Elah

    Charlize Theron, James Franco, Susan Sarandon

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    No True Glory: Battle for Fallujah
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    Stop-Loss

    Channing Tatum, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Ryan Phillippe

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    The Messenger

    Çetin Tekindor, Hümeyra, Cemal Hünal

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    Valley of the Wolves: Iraq

    Gary Busey, Tito Ortiz, Billy Zane

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    Grace Is Gone

    Marisa Tomei, John Cusack, Mary Kay Place

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    A Line in the Sand

    Ross Kemp, Kayvan Novak, Saskia Reeves

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    Redacted

    Don McKellar, Ohad Knoller, Abigail Savage

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    The Tiger and the Snow

    Tom Waits, Jean Reno, Roberto Benigni

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    The Mark of Cain

    Barry Sloane, Michael Byrne, Brendan Coyle

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    Hood of Horror

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    Snoop Dogg, Jason Alexander, Diamond Dallas Page

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    Saving Jessica Lynch

    Michael Rooker, Laura Regan

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    The Four Horsemen

    Joanna Douglas, Eddie Della Siepe, Zan Calabretta

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