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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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The Hurt Locker is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Iraq Movies Ever Made
The Hurt Locker Evangeline Lilly, Ralph Fiennes, Jeremy Renner

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Green Zone Matt Damon, Brendan Gleeson, Jason Isaacs

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jmmikkola added Jarhead Jake Gyllenhaal, Jamie Foxx, John Krasinski

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Body of Lies Leonardo DiCaprio, Russell Crowe, Mark Strong

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Battle for Haditha Yasmine Hanani, Elliot Ruiz, Nick Shakoour

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jmmikkola added Three Kings 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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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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Redacted Don McKellar, Ohad Knoller, Abigail Savage

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A Line in the Sand Ross Kemp, Kayvan Novak, Saskia Reeves

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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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Saving Jessica Lynch Michael Rooker, Laura Regan

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OrfegaNunde added Hood of Horror Snoop Dogg, Jason Alexander, Diamond Dallas Page

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The Four Horsemen Joanna Douglas, Eddie Della Siepe, Zan Calabretta