Filming Location Matching "Afghanistan" (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)



1. 12 Strong (2018)

R | 130 min | Action, Drama, History

6.6
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54 Metascore

12 Strong tells the story of the first Special Forces team deployed to Afghanistan after 9/11; under the leadership of a new captain, the team must work with an Afghan warlord to take down the Taliban.

Director: Nicolai Fuglsig | Stars: Chris Hemsworth, Michael Shannon, Michael Peña, Navid Negahban

Votes: 50,337 | Gross: $45.50M

2. Lone Survivor (2013)

R | 121 min | Action, Biography, Drama

7.5
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60 Metascore

Marcus Luttrell and his team set out on a mission to capture or kill notorious Taliban leader Ahmad Shah, in late June 2005. Marcus and his team are left to fight for their lives in one of the most valiant efforts of modern warfare.

Director: Peter Berg | Stars: Mark Wahlberg, Taylor Kitsch, Emile Hirsch, Ben Foster

Votes: 246,811 | Gross: $125.10M

3. WWE Raw (1993– )

TV-PG | 60 min | Action, Sport

7.9
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The superstars of World Wrestling Entertainment's "RAW" brand collide each and every week on WWE Monday Night.

Stars: Jerry Lawler, Michael Coulthard, Paul Levesque, Glenn Jacobs

Votes: 7,435

4. The Kite Runner (2007)

PG-13 | 128 min | Drama

7.6
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61 Metascore

After spending years in California, Amir returns to his homeland in Afghanistan to help his old friend Hassan, whose son is in trouble.

Director: Marc Forster | Stars: Khalid Abdalla, Ahmad Khan Mahmoodzada, Atossa Leoni, Shaun Toub

Votes: 74,474 | Gross: $15.80M

5. Restrepo (2010)

R | 93 min | Documentary, War

7.5
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85 Metascore

A year with one platoon in the deadliest valley in Afghanistan.

Directors: Tim Hetherington, Sebastian Junger | Stars: The Men of Battle Company 2nd of the 503rd Infantry Regiment 173rd Airborne Brigade Combat Team, Juan 'Doc Restrepo, Dan Kearney, LaMonta Caldwell

Votes: 20,703 | Gross: $1.33M

6. Hyena Road (2015)

R | 120 min | Action, Drama, War

6.5
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44 Metascore

Three different men, three different worlds, three different wars - all stand at the intersection of modern warfare - a murky world of fluid morality where all is not as it seems.

Director: Paul Gross | Stars: Rossif Sutherland, Allan Hawco, David Richmond-Peck, Karl Campbell

Votes: 6,204 | Gross: $0.00M

7. 1,000 Times Good Night (2013)

Not Rated | 117 min | Drama, War

7.1
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57 Metascore

Rebecca is one of the world's top war photographers. She must weather a major emotional storm when her husband refuses to put up with her dangerous life any longer. He and their young ... See full summary »

Director: Erik Poppe | Stars: Juliette Binoche, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, Lauryn Canny, Adrianna Cramer Curtis

Votes: 6,853 | Gross: $0.05M

8. A War (2015)

R | 115 min | Crime, Drama, War

7.1
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81 Metascore

The story of a Danish commander, who is accused of civil murder in Afghanistan, while trying to save his squad.

Director: Tobias Lindholm | Stars: Pilou Asbæk, Tuva Novotny, Søren Malling, Charlotte Munck

Votes: 8,607 | Gross: $0.12M

9. Spare Room (2018)

97 min | Drama

7.7
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When a young widow rents a room to a mysterious veteran, their attraction sparks unforeseen circumstances.

Director: Jenica Bergere | Stars: Skyler Samuels, Martin Sensmeier, Cole Sibus, Thomas Cocquerel

Votes: 14

10. Human (I) (2015)

Not Rated | 190 min | Documentary

8.7
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A collection of stories about and images of our world, offering an immersion to the core of what it means to be human.

Director: Yann Arthus-Bertrand | Stars: Luis Cancu, Atman, Berthony, Bruno

Votes: 6,280

11. The Hornet's Nest (2014)

R | 93 min | Documentary, Action, History

6.6
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61 Metascore

Armed only with their cameras, Peabody and Emmy Award-winning conflict Journalist Mike Boettcher, and his son, Carlos, provide unprecedented access into the longest war in U.S. history.

Directors: David Salzberg, Christian Tureaud | Stars: Frank Adamski, Ofren Arrechaga, Ed Bankston, Carlos Boettcher

Votes: 2,072 | Gross: $0.31M

12. A Dog Called Money (2019)

90 min | Documentary

7.5
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Accompany PJ Harvey and Seamus Murphy on a journey through the creative process behind PJ Harvey's new album, conceived by their travels around the globe.

Director: Seamus Murphy | Star: PJ Harvey

Votes: 75

13. Legion of Brothers (2017)

TV-14 | 79 min | Documentary, War

5.7
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77 Metascore

Immediately after the 9/11 attacks, fewer than 100 US Troops were sent on a secret mission to overthrow the Taliban. What happens next is equal parts war-origin story and cautionary tale, ... See full summary »

Director: Greg Barker | Stars: Jason Amerine, George W. Bush, Mark Nutsch, Clifford J. Richardson

Votes: 241

14. Taxi to the Dark Side (2007)

R | 106 min | Documentary, Crime, War

7.5
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82 Metascore

Alex Gibney exposes the haunting details of the USA's torture and interrogation practices during the War in Afghanistan.

Director: Alex Gibney | Stars: Alex Gibney, Brian Keith Allen, Moazzam Begg, Christopher Beiring

Votes: 13,772 | Gross: $0.27M

15. Armadillo (2010)

Not Rated | 105 min | Documentary, War

7.5
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72 Metascore

Danish soldiers are sent to Afghanistan in 2009 for 6 month, to help stabilize the country against Taliban. They're stationed on Armadillo military base in Helman province. Unlike other war movies, this is the real deal - no actors.

Director: Janus Metz

Votes: 8,912 | Gross: $0.01M

16. Dirty Wars (2013)

Not Rated | 87 min | Documentary, Crime, Drama

7.5
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76 Metascore

Investigative journalist Jeremy Scahill is pulled into an unexpected journey as he chases down the hidden truth behind America's expanding covert wars.

Director: Rick Rowley | Stars: Jeremy Scahill, Nasser Al Aulaqi, Saleha Al Aulaqi, Muqbal Al Kazemi

Votes: 8,703 | Gross: $0.38M

17. Danger Close (I) (2017)

TV-14 | 90 min | Action

4.4
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Freelance female war reporter Alex Quade covers U.S. Special Operations Forces (SOF) on highly classified combat missions. Since 2001, she has embedded with elite SOF, including the U.S. ... See full summary »

Directors: Christian Tureaud, David Salzberg | Stars: Wendy R. Anderson, Aaron Brandenburg, Nancy M. Pirelli, Robert Ryan Pirelli

Votes: 180

18. Osama (2003)

PG-13 | 83 min | Drama

7.4
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83 Metascore

After the rise of the Taliban in Afghanistan and the restriction of women in public life, a pre-teen girl is forced to masquerade as a boy in order to find work to support her mother and grandmother.

Director: Siddiq Barmak | Stars: Marina Golbahari, Zubaida Sahar, Khwaja Nader, Mohammad Arif Herati

Votes: 8,242 | Gross: $1.13M

19. Jirga (2018)

78 min | Drama, War

6.6
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Former Australian soldier, Mike Wheeler, returns to Afghanistan, seeking redemption from the family of a civilian man he killed during the war.

Director: Benjamin Gilmour | Stars: Sam Smith, Mohammad Mosam, Kefayat Lag Humani, Naqibullah Khan Shinwari

Votes: 122

20. Red Sands (2009)

R | 89 min | Action, Horror, Thriller

4.3
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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.

Director: Alex Turner | Stars: Shane West, Leonard Roberts, Aldis Hodge, Callum Blue

Votes: 3,184

21. Above the Best (2019)

80 min | Action | Post-production

Army Aviators say they fly "above the best" see the lengths these heroes will go to, to protect the soldiers on the ground, and each other during intense combat in the most dangerous places on Earth.

Directors: David Salzberg, Christian Tureaud | Stars: Daniel Flores, William D. Vile, Terry Best, Kristi Hickey

22. The Horsemen (1971)

GP | 109 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

6.8
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In the poor, desolate northern provinces of the mountainous feudal Sunni kingdom of Afghanistan (before the Soviet-engineered republican revolutions), the status of the proud men and their ... See full summary »

Director: John Frankenheimer | Stars: Omar Sharif, Leigh Taylor-Young, Jack Palance, Peter Jeffrey

Votes: 948

23. Inside Combat Rescue (2013– )

TV-14 | 45 min | Documentary

8.6
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An elite Combat Rescue team of the US Air Force, rescue wounded American or Allied forces in lethal danger. Pararescuemen, or PJs, return to the front lines of Afghanistan and East Europe ... See full summary »

Votes: 573

24. Kabul Express (2006)

Not Rated | 105 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama

6.8
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A thrilling story spanning 48 hours of five individuals linked by hate and fear but brought together by fate to finally recognize each other.

Director: Kabir Khan | Stars: John Abraham, Arshad Warsi, Salman Shahid, Hanif Hum Ghum

Votes: 2,879 | Gross: $0.30M

25. O21 (2014)

124 min | Action, Thriller

8.0
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A gripping action thriller in which two men executes a plan to stop the war between Afghanistan and Pakistan within 21 hours.

Directors: Jami, Summer Nicks | Stars: Shaan Shahid, Ayub Khoso, Aamina Sheikh, Shamoon Abbasi

Votes: 2,988

26. The Road to Guantanamo (2006)

R | 95 min | Documentary, Drama, War

7.5
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64 Metascore

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.

Directors: Mat Whitecross, Michael Winterbottom | Stars: Riz Ahmed, Farhad Harun, Waqar Siddiqui, Arfan Usman

Votes: 10,918 | Gross: $0.32M

27. Meetings with Remarkable Men (1979)

G | 108 min | Biography, Drama

7.3
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G.I. Gurdjieff is a spiritual teacher and mystic who, after a lifetime study, developed a form of meditation incorporating modern dance.

Director: Peter Brook | Stars: Dragan Maksimovic, Terence Stamp, Mikica Dimitrijevic, Athol Fugard

Votes: 872

28. Cameraperson (2016)

Not Rated | 102 min | Documentary

7.4
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86 Metascore

Exposing her role behind the camera, Kirsten Johnson reaches into the vast trove of footage she has shot over decades around the world. What emerges is a visually bold memoir and a revelatory interrogation of the power of the camera.

Director: Kirsten Johnson | Stars: Kirsten Johnson, Roger Phenix

Votes: 1,916 | Gross: $0.10M

29. Kabul, City in the Wind (2018)

88 min | Documentary

7.2
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The film is a sobering, intimate and warm account of daily life in Kabul during the silent intervals between suicide bombings. The bombings that happened, and those that will, define life ... See full summary »

Director: Aboozar Amini

Votes: 78

30. Dharmatma (1975)

Not Rated | 163 min | Action, Romance, Thriller

6.8
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Wealthy, powerful and influential Seth Dharamdas leads a financially secure life in a palatial mansion. He is known to come to the aid of all people who are beyond any hope of assistance, ... See full summary »

Director: Feroz Khan | Stars: Prem Nath, Feroz Khan, Hema Malini, Rekha

Votes: 243

31. Citizen Soldier (2016)

R | 105 min | Documentary, War

5.8
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68 Metascore

CITIZEN SOLDIER is a dramatic feature film, told from the point of view of a group of Soldiers in the Oklahoma Army National Guard's 45th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, known since World War... See full summary »

Directors: David Salzberg, Christian Tureaud | Stars: Jordan Alex, James Tyler Brown, Martin Byrne, Jared Colson

Votes: 455

32. The Sun Behind the Moon (2001)

Not Rated | 81 min | Biography, Drama, War

6.8
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76 Metascore

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.

Director: Mohsen Makhmalbaf | Stars: Nelofer Pazira, Hassan Tantai, Ike Ogut, Sadou Teymouri

Votes: 6,173 | Gross: $0.02M

33. TransMilitary (2018)

93 min | Documentary

7.5
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The 2018 SXSW Audience Award-winning feature film debut by Gabriel Silverman and Fiona Dawson, TransMilitary follows the Emmy-nominated short film Transgender, at War and in Love. Around ... See full summary »

Directors: Gabriel Silverman, Fiona Dawson | Star: Jesse Ehrenfeld

Votes: 43

34. Taking Fire (2016– )

Documentary, War

8.3
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Soldiers recount their experiences in one of the worst places of Afghanistan through helmet cameras and testimony years after their tour.

Stars: Kyle Boucher, Kevin Conroy, J.J. McCool, Ken Shriver

Votes: 214

35. Zarrar

Action, Thriller | Filming

This is all about Patriotism, Action n thrill. Shaan shahid's Great work and Passion for Pakistan Defense.

Director: Shaan Shahid | Stars: Shaan Shahid, Kiran Malik, Nadeem Baig, Nayyar Ejaz

36. Super Bowl XXXIX (2005 TV Special)

Sport

6.0
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The 39th renewal of the AFC-NFC World Championship Game pitted the New England Patriots, two-time defending champions, against the Philidelphia Eagles, who hadn't won a championship of any ... See full summary »

Director: Bob Levy | Stars: Rabih Abdullah, Keith Adams, Troy Aikman, David Akers

Votes: 476

37. Khuda Gawah (1992)

Not Rated | 193 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

6.6
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Afghani Pathan Baadshah Khan falls in love with Benazir and wants to marry her.But she tells him that she will marry him only if he gets the head of Habibullah who killed her ... See full summary »

Director: Mukul Anand | Stars: Amitabh Bachchan, Sridevi, Nagarjuna Akkineni, Shilpa Shirodkar

Votes: 1,623 | Gross: $0.00M

38. Oglum bak git (2012)

97 min | Comedy

2.1
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During the life of the taxi driver Orhan, constant mishaps and irregularities have arisen. Everything in his life, he says, he went to the right way, but in the last moment a bad luck finds... See full summary »

Director: Kamil Cetin | Stars: Metin Yildiz, Yavuz Seçkin, Kivanç Baran Aslan, Orhan Aydin

Votes: 1,829

39. Kill! Kill! Kill! Kill! (1971)

R | 113 min | Crime, Thriller, Action

5.4
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Interpol investigates the freelance killings of drug and porn peddlers.

Director: Romain Gary | Stars: Stephen Boyd, Jean Seberg, James Mason, Curd Jürgens

Votes: 212

40. Out of the Ashes (2010)

86 min | Documentary, Sport

7.1
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Against a backdrop of war and poverty, Out of the Ashes, traces the extraordinary journey of a team of young, Afghan men, as they chase a seemingly impossible dream, shedding new light on a... See full summary »

Directors: Tim Albone, Lucy Martens, Leslie Knott | Stars: Hasti Gul Abid, Taj Malik Aleem, Harsha Bhogle, Geoffrey Boycott

Votes: 149

41. The Drum (1938)

Not Rated | 104 min | Adventure, War

6.5
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During the British Raj, Captain Carruthers works under cover to track smuggled shipments of arms on the restless Northwest Frontier of India. He fears a full-scale rebellion is brewing. To ... See full summary »

Director: Zoltan Korda | Stars: Sabu, Raymond Massey, Roger Livesey, Valerie Hobson

Votes: 728

42. The Flat Earth (2017)

Not Rated | 52 min | Documentary

5.2
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The Flat Earth starring Jamie Foy Carlos Iqui Chase Webb Mike Pulizzi Cody Lockwood directed by Ty Evans produced by Ghost Digital Cinema.

Director: Ty Evans | Stars: Jamie Foy, Carlos Iqui, Cody Lockwood, Mike Pulizzi

Votes: 57

43. Angels Are Made of Light (2018)

117 min | Documentary

7.1
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A dozen years after his Oscar-nominated Iraq in Fragments, American documentarian James Longley delivers a sweeping, profoundly compassionate group portrait of Afghan students and teachers still weathering national turbulence.

Director: James Longley | Stars: Fazula, Hasiba, Yaldash Mir-Habibullah, Rostam Mir-Mohammed-Ullah

Votes: 20

44. Hell and Back Again (2011)

Not Rated | 88 min | Documentary, Action, History

6.5
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81 Metascore

What does it mean to lead men in war? What does it mean to come home? Hell and Back Again is a cinematically revolutionary film that asks and answers these questions with a power and ... See full summary »

Director: Danfung Dennis | Stars: Nathan Harris, Ashley Harris, The Marines of Echo Company, Christian Cabaniss

Votes: 2,136 | Gross: $0.04M

45. RocKabul (2018)

77 min | Documentary, Music, War

7.8
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Today, Afghans are one of the largest migrant populations fleeing their country for Europe/the West. Since 2002 the international community has injected more than a trillion dollars into ... See full summary »

Director: Travis Beard | Stars: Travis Beard, Mohd Qais Shaghasy

Votes: 41

46. The Diplomat (2015)

TV-14 | 104 min | Documentary, Biography

7.1
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THE DIPLOMAT tells the remarkable story of the life and legacy of Ambassador Richard Holbrooke, whose singular career spanned fifty years of American foreign policy - from Vietnam to Afghanistan.

Director: David Holbrooke | Stars: Madeleine Albright, Christiane Amanpour, Rina Amiri, Kofi Annan

Votes: 253

47. Battleground Afghanistan (2013– )

60 min | Reality-TV

7.2
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Follow the men of Golf Company, 2nd Battalion, 5th Marines, as they bravely fight Taliban forces in Afghanistan.

Stars: Keith David, Brandon Unis

Votes: 124

48. Two-Legged Horse (2008)

101 min | Drama

7.1
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A wealthy boy hires a poor child to carry him around like a horse.

Director: Samira Makhmalbaf | Stars: Ziya Mirza Mohamad, Haron Ahad, Gol-Ghotai, Khojeh Nader

Votes: 451

49. A Thousand Girls Like Me (2018)

Not Rated | 76 min | Documentary

8.0
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Khatera, a 23 year old Afghan woman, is a victim of sexual abuse from her father. She tells her story publicly on national TV, seeking punishment for her perpetrator and shedding light onto the faulty Afghan judicial system.

Director: Sahra Mani | Star: Khatera

Votes: 33

50. We Will Rock You (2011)

Not Rated | 85 min | Comedy, Music, Romance

6.4
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A rock and roll musician travels to Afghanistan to win the hearts and minds of its people.

Directors: Alex Lvovsky, Joe Walser | Stars: Alex Lvovsky, Mark Metcalf, Corey Feldman, Noel Britton

Votes: 1,002


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