Filming Location Matching "Afghanistan" (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)
1. 12 Strong (2018)
R | 130 min | Action, Drama, History
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.
Votes: 50,337 | Gross: $45.50M
2. Lone Survivor (2013)
R | 121 min | Action, Biography, Drama
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.
Votes: 246,811 | Gross: $125.10M
4. The Kite Runner (2007)
PG-13 | 128 min | Drama
After spending years in California, Amir returns to his homeland in Afghanistan to help his old friend Hassan, whose son is in trouble.
Votes: 74,474 | Gross: $15.80M
5. Restrepo (2010)
R | 93 min | Documentary, War
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
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.
Votes: 6,204 | Gross: $0.00M
7. 1,000 Times Good Night (2013)
Not Rated | 117 min | Drama, War
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 »
Votes: 6,853 | Gross: $0.05M
11. The Hornet's Nest (2014)
R | 93 min | Documentary, Action, History
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.
Votes: 2,072 | Gross: $0.31M
13. Legion of Brothers (2017)
TV-14 | 79 min | Documentary, War
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 »
14. Taxi to the Dark Side (2007)
R | 106 min | Documentary, Crime, War
Alex Gibney exposes the haunting details of the USA's torture and interrogation practices during the War in Afghanistan.
Votes: 13,772 | Gross: $0.27M
15. Armadillo (2010)
Not Rated | 105 min | Documentary, War
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
Investigative journalist Jeremy Scahill is pulled into an unexpected journey as he chases down the hidden truth behind America's expanding covert wars.
Votes: 8,703 | Gross: $0.38M
17. Danger Close (I) (2017)
TV-14 | 90 min | Action
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 »
18. Osama (2003)
PG-13 | 83 min | Drama
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.
Votes: 8,242 | Gross: $1.13M
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.
22. The Horsemen (1971)
GP | 109 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
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 »
24. Kabul Express (2006)
Not Rated | 105 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama
A thrilling story spanning 48 hours of five individuals linked by hate and fear but brought together by fate to finally recognize each other.
Votes: 2,879 | Gross: $0.30M
26. The Road to Guantanamo (2006)
R | 95 min | Documentary, Drama, War
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.
Votes: 10,918 | Gross: $0.32M
27. Meetings with Remarkable Men (1979)
G | 108 min | Biography, Drama
G.I. Gurdjieff is a spiritual teacher and mystic who, after a lifetime study, developed a form of meditation incorporating modern dance.
28. Cameraperson (2016)
Not Rated | 102 min | Documentary
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.
Votes: 1,916 | Gross: $0.10M
29. Kabul, City in the Wind (2018)
88 min | Documentary
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
30. Dharmatma (1975)
Not Rated | 163 min | Action, Romance, Thriller
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 »
31. Citizen Soldier (2016)
R | 105 min | Documentary, War
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 »
32. The Sun Behind the Moon (2001)
Not Rated | 81 min | Biography, Drama, War
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.
Votes: 6,173 | Gross: $0.02M
33. TransMilitary (2018)
93 min | Documentary
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 »
36. Super Bowl XXXIX (2005 TV Special)
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 »
37. Khuda Gawah (1992)
Not Rated | 193 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
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 »
Votes: 1,623 | Gross: $0.00M
38. Oglum bak git (2012)
97 min | Comedy
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 »
40. Out of the Ashes (2010)
86 min | Documentary, Sport
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 »
41. The Drum (1938)
Not Rated | 104 min | Adventure, War
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 »
43. Angels Are Made of Light (2018)
117 min | Documentary
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.
44. Hell and Back Again (2011)
Not Rated | 88 min | Documentary, Action, History
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 »
Votes: 2,136 | Gross: $0.04M
45. RocKabul (2018)
77 min | Documentary, Music, War
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 »
46. The Diplomat (2015)
TV-14 | 104 min | Documentary, Biography
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.
49. A Thousand Girls Like Me (2018)
Not Rated | 76 min | Documentary
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.