Keyword: Iraq

Hurt Locker

The Hurt Locker (2009)

Rated: R Runtime: 130 minutes Release date: 06/25/2009
Three members of the Army's elite Explosive Ordnance Disposal squad battle insurgents and each other as they search for and disarm a wave of roadside bombs on the streets of Baghdad-in order to try and make the city a safer place for Iraqis and Americans alike. Their mission is clear-protect and save-but the margin of error when defusing a war-zone bomb is zero. When Staff Sergeant William James...
W.

W. (2008)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 131 minutes Release date: 10/16/2008
A Yale graduate, a sometimes Texas oilman, a one-time drinker and an Evangelical convert--George W. Bush was many things. But at the end of the day, he became the least likely of all: President of the United States. How did this improbable character, long considered the black sheep of his esteemed family, transform himself into the Leader of the Free World?
Standard Operating Procedure

Standard Operating Procedure (2008)

Rated: R Runtime: 116 minutes Release date: 04/24/2008
An examination of the unintended consequences of the Iraqi war with a focus on events at Abu Ghraib prison which began to appear in global media in 2004. The prison quickly became notorious for the shocking photos of the abuse and torture of terror suspects by military men and women. Ultimately, it is the story of soldiers who believed they were defending democracy but found themselves plunged...

Iraqi Odyssey (2013)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 11/29/2013
Dir: Samir
With: N/A
No End in Sight

No End in Sight (2007)

Rated: N/A Runtime: 102 minutes Release date: 07/26/2007
An examination of the Bush Administration's conduct of the Iraqi war and occupation. The film chronicles the manner in which the principle errors of U.S. policy--the use of insufficient troop levels, allowing the looting of Baghdad, the purging of professionals from the Iraqi government, and the disbanding of the Iraqi military--largely created the insurgency and chaos that engulf Iraq today. How...
Unknown Known: The Life And Times Of Donald Rumsfeld

The Unknown Known: The Life And Times Of Donald Rumsfeld (2014)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 102 minutes Release date: 01/13/2014
This documentary offers a mesmerizing portrait of Donald Rumsfeld, one of the key architects of the Iraq War, and a larger-than-life character who provoked equal levels of fury and adulation from the American public. Rather than conducting a conventional interview, the director has Rumsfeld expound on his "snowflakes," tens of thousands of memos (many never previously published) that he composed...
Situation

The Situation (2007)

Rated: None Runtime: 106 minutes Release date: 02/01/2007
When a group of American soldiers throw an Iraqi boy off a bridge in Samarra, the incident sets off a chain of events that exposes the deep rifts among the Iraqis in Samarra--and results in yet another cycle of violence between the insurgents and the corrupt Iraqi police. Anna is an American journalist who decides to write a story about the assassination of an Iraqi leader whom she admires. At the...

Shadows in Paradise (2014)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 07/03/2014
During a rescue operation in Iraq, Special Forces member Max Forester is devastated when Sasha, his squad mate and fiance, goes missing.
Battle for Haditha

Battle for Haditha (2008)

Rated: None Runtime: 93 minutes Release date: 05/06/2008
November 19th, 2005, Haditha, Iraq. Iraqi insurgents bomb a convoy of US Marines, resulting in the death of their most popular officer. Enraged by this loss, his young Marine buddies carry out a brutal retaliation. Their violent house-searches lead to the massacre of 24 people, many of whom are women and children--tragic casualties of a war they cannot control. The Marines too are victims...
Kill Hole

The Kill Hole (2013)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 98 minutes Release date: 03/14/2013
A few years after his military squad attacked a village near Fallujah, Iraq, brutally killing Iraqi civilians in the process, Samuel Drake remains haunted by the incident. He must confront his past, however, when his fellow ex-soldiers come to him with a new mission: to kill John Carter, a witness to the Fallujah event who is trying to share the brutality with the world.
Stop-Loss

Stop-Loss (2008)

Rated: R Runtime: 112 minutes Release date: 03/27/2008
Decorated Iraq war hero Sgt. Brandon King makes a celebrated return to his small Texas hometown following his tour of duty. Brandon tries to resume the life he left behind with the help and support of his family and his best friend, Steve Shriver, who served with him in Iraq. Alongside their war-time buddies, Brandon and Steve try to make peace with civilian life. Then, against Brandon's will, the...

Sam & Amira (2014)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 07/08/2014
Grace is Gone

Grace is Gone (2007)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 85 minutes Release date: 12/06/2007
There was a time when Stanley Phillips could see his entire life clearly. He dreamed of patriotic service and was destined for a military career. He came close to that dream until it was cut short simply because of his poor eyesight. Now he's serving customers at a home supply store while his Sergeant wife is fighting in Iraq. Equally as awkward at home as he is at work, he's raising Heidi, their...
Green Zone

Green Zone (2010)

Rated: R Runtime: 115 minutes Release date: 03/11/2010
During the U.S.-led occupation of Baghdad in 2003, Chief Warrant Officer Roy Miller and his team of Army inspectors were dispatched to find weapons of mass destruction believed to be stockpiled in the Iraqi desert. Rocketing from one booby-trapped and treacherous site to the next, the men search for deadly chemical agents but stumble instead upon an elaborate cover-up that inverts the purpose of...
Delta Farce

Delta Farce (2007)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 89 minutes Release date: 05/10/2007
Down on his luck after losing his job and his girlfriend on the same day, Larry decides to join his neighbor, Bill, and his combat-happy buddy, Everett, for a relaxing weekend of drinking and target practice. But when the three hapless guys are mistaken for Army Reservists by the hard-nosed Sergeant Kilgrove, they're loaded onto an army plane headed for Fallujah, Iraq--and mistakenly ejected in a...
Redacted

Redacted (2007)

Rated: R Runtime: 91 minutes Release date: 11/15/2007
A montage of stories about U.S. soldiers fighting in the Iraq conflict, focusing on the modern forms of media covering the war.
In the Valley of Elah

In the Valley of Elah (2007)

Rated: R Runtime: 121 minutes Release date: 09/13/2007
On his first weekend back after serving in Iraq, Mike Deerfield goes missing and is reported AWOL. When Hank Deerfield, a former military MP and his wife Joan get the phone call with the disturbing news, Hank sets out to search for their son. Emily Sanders, a police detective in the jurisdiction where Mike was last seen, reluctantly helps him in his search. As the evidence grows, her missing...
Boys of Abu Ghraib

The Boys of Abu Ghraib (2014)

Rated: R Runtime: 102 minutes Release date: 03/27/2014
Stationed at the infamous Abu Ghraib prison, soldier Jack Farmer befriends a wrongfully accused detainee named Ghazi, who becomes an unexpected confidant. When Ghazi is brought in for interrogations, Farmer is forced to choose between his loyalty to his friend and his allegiance to his country.
Fahrenheit 9/11

Fahrenheit 9/11 (2004)

Rated: R Runtime: 121 minutes Release date: 06/22/2004
An expose which reflects upon what has happened to America since the events of September 11, 2001 that touches upon the personal relationship between President George W. Bush and the family of terrorist Osama bin Laden. As well, the chronicle focuses on the powerful roles that oil and greed may have played in the terrorist attack on the U.S.A.
Saving Private Perez

Saving Private Perez (2011)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 103 minutes Release date: 09/01/2011
Julian Perez, Mexico's most powerful man, must embark on a mission given to him by the only authority he respects...his mother. Joined by a colorful band of unlikely heroes, Julian must risk his life to fulfill his mother's wish and rescue his brother from the war-ridden prison of the most treacherous land in the world, Iraq.
Lucky Ones

The Lucky Ones (2008)

Rated: R Runtime: 113 minutes Release date: 09/25/2008
Three very different U.S. soldiers, T.K. Poole, Colee Dunn and Fred Cheever, arrive in New York from Germany only to find their connecting flights canceled due to a power outage. Anxious to get to their respective destinations, they agree to share a rented minivan to suburban St. Louis where Cheever is to reunite with his wife and teenage son. From there, the other two plan to fly to Las Vegas...

A Good Man (2014)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 07/16/2014
Alexander is the perfect soldier but when a little girl dies in his arms on a mission in Iraq - he goes off the grid. Sam Huang is an enforcer for the Chinese Triad, paying off his little sister Mya's safe passage to the US. When the nefarious Mr. Chen sets up Sam to take the fall for murders he committed, he also kidnaps Mya and hands her over to the mob. The now recluse Alexander decides to help...
Badland

Badland (2007)

Rated: R Runtime: 165 minutes Release date: 11/29/2007
Jerry is a Marine reservist who was a young patriot and idealist when he served in the first Gulf War. But when he is called up for deployment to Afghanistan and Iraq, Jerry is a father of three; older and embittered by a life besieged by broken promises, and unfulfilled desires. Jerry returns a changed man, transformed by horrors committed that go beyond comprehension and sanity, pain inflicted...
Buried

Buried (2010)

Rated: R Runtime: 94 minutes Release date: 09/23/2010
Paul Conroy is not ready to die. But when he wakes up 6 feet underground with no idea of who put him there or why, life for the truck driver and family man instantly becomes a hellish struggle for survival. Buried with only a cell phone and a lighter, his contact with the outside world and ability to piece together clues that could help him discover his location are maddeningly limited. Poor...

Mission: Blacklist (2014)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 04/11/2014