Most Popular War On Terrorism Movies and TV Shows
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1. Iron Man (2008)
PG-13 | 126 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
After being held captive in an Afghan cave, billionaire engineer Tony Stark creates a unique weaponized suit of armor to fight evil.
Votes: 894,744 | Gross: $318.41M
2. 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: 56,503 | Gross: $45.50M
3. Zero Dark Thirty (2012)
R | 157 min | Drama, Thriller
A chronicle of the decade-long hunt for al-Qaeda terrorist leader Osama bin Laden after the September 2001 attacks, and his death at the hands of the Navy S.E.A.L.s Team 6 in May 2011.
Votes: 258,096 | Gross: $95.72M
4. 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: 253,648 | Gross: $125.10M
5. The Dictator (2012)
R | 83 min | Comedy
The heroic story of a dictator who risked his life to ensure that democracy would never come to the country he so lovingly oppressed.
Votes: 258,161 | Gross: $59.65M
6. Snowden (2016)
R | 134 min | Biography, Crime, Drama
The NSA's illegal surveillance techniques are leaked to the public by one of the agency's employees, Edward Snowden, in the form of thousands of classified documents distributed to the press.
Votes: 125,388 | Gross: $21.59M
7. RoboCop (2014)
PG-13 | 117 min | Action, Crime, Sci-Fi
In 2028 Detroit, when Alex Murphy, a loving husband, father and good cop, is critically injured in the line of duty, the multinational conglomerate OmniCorp sees their chance for a part-man, part-robot police officer.
Votes: 209,598 | Gross: $58.61M
8. Team America: World Police (2004)
R | 98 min | Action, Comedy
Popular Broadway actor Gary Johnston is recruited by the elite counter-terrorism organization Team America: World Police. As the world begins to crumble around him, he must battle with terrorists, celebrities and falling in love.
Votes: 154,024 | Gross: $32.77M
9. State of Play (2009)
PG-13 | 127 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
When a congressional aide is killed, a Washington, D.C. journalist starts investigating the case involving the Representative, his old college friend.
Votes: 129,948 | Gross: $37.02M
10. Eye in the Sky (2015)
R | 102 min | Drama, Thriller, War
Col. Katherine Powell, a military officer in command of an operation to capture terrorists in Kenya, sees her mission escalate when a girl enters the kill zone triggering an international dispute over the implications of modern warfare.
Votes: 74,581 | Gross: $18.70M
13. In the Valley of Elah (2007)
R | 121 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
A retired military investigator works with a police detective to uncover the truth behind his son's disappearance following his return from a tour of duty in Iraq.
Votes: 66,907 | Gross: $6.78M
14. Shock and Awe (2017)
R | 90 min | Biography, Drama, History
A group of journalists covering former President George W. Bush's planned invasion of Iraq in 2003 are skeptical of the President's claim that Saddam Hussein has "weapons of mass destruction."
Votes: 4,326 | Gross: $0.08M
15. Rendition (2007)
R | 122 min | Drama, Thriller
When a terrorist bombing in North Africa kills 19 incl. an American, an Egyptian chemical engineer flying from South Africa to his wife in USA, is arrested upon arriving USA. He disappears. His wife asks senator for help.
Votes: 52,914 | Gross: $9.74M
16. The East (2013)
PG-13 | 116 min | Adventure, Drama, Thriller
An operative for an elite private intelligence firm finds her priorities changing dramatically after she is tasked with infiltrating an anarchist group known for executing covert attacks upon major corporations.
Votes: 47,431 | Gross: $2.27M
17. Lions for Lambs (2007)
R | 92 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
Injuries sustained by two Army rangers behind enemy lines in Afghanistan set off a sequence of events involving a congressman, a journalist and a professor.
Votes: 46,033 | Gross: $15.00M
19. Fahrenheit 9/11 (2004)
R | 122 min | Documentary, Drama, War
Michael Moore's view on what happened to the United States after September 11; and how the Bush Administration allegedly used the tragic event to push forward its agenda for unjust wars in Afghanistan and Iraq.
Votes: 123,742 | Gross: $119.19M
20. Dirty Wars (2013)
Not Rated | 87 min | Documentary, Crime, Mystery
Investigative journalist Jeremy Scahill is pulled into an unexpected journey as he chases down the hidden truth behind America's expanding covert wars.
Votes: 8,803 | Gross: $0.38M
21. A Grunt's Life (2019)
116 min | Comedy
On a remote patrol base in Helmand Province of Afghanistan in 2008, Marine Lieutenant Vinny Murphy fights to protect his Marines from the local insurgents and his self-serving Commander, Captain Berry.
157 min | Documentary, History
A series of three documentaries about the use of fear for political gain.
23. Destination: Infestation (2007 TV Movie)
TV-14 | 89 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
While on a flight home from Colombia, the plane that Dr. Carrie Ross and her daughter are on is attacked by bullet ants whose sting is the most painful and deadliest on the planet. Joining ... See full summary »
24. Secrets of State (2008)
100 min | Thriller
In France, terrorist groups and intelligence agencies battle in a merciless war everyday, in the name of radically opposed ideologies. Yet, terrorist and secret agents lead almost the same ... See full summary »
29. Medal of Honor: Warfighter (2012 Video Game)
M | Action, Adventure, Drama
Regroup with the SEALs from Medal of Honor, as they take on an international terrorist plot.
30. Command & Conquer: Generals (2003 Video Game)
China and the US are faced with the growing threat of the Global Liberation Army, that sees both of the superpowers as a threat to their freedom. Through three campaigns and multiplayer battles, you'll have the chance to save the world.
33. Unmanned: America's Drone Wars (2013)
Not Rated | 63 min | Documentary, War
Unmanned: America's Drone War, the eighth full-length feature documentary from director Robert Greenwald and his Brave New Foundation organization, investigates the impact that U.S. drone ... See full summary »
34. American Zeitgeist (2006)
150 min | Documentary
American Zeitgeist is a feature length documentary by filmmaker Rob McGann that offers a historical look at the War on Terrorism from 1979 through 2006. The narrative of American Zeitgeist ... See full summary »
37. Breaking the Silence: Truth and Lies in the War on Terror (2003 TV Movie)
50 min | Documentary
A critical documentary about the war on terror since 9-11.
38. Lady Magdalene's (2008)
Not Rated | 116 min | Action, Comedy, Music
In this action comedy, Jack Goldwater, an IRS agent on loan to the Federal Air Marshal Service, is relieved of field duty after insulting a powerful U.S. Senator, and finds himself exiled ... See full summary »
39. A Step Into Darkness (2009)
Not Rated | 120 min | Drama
" A human being with nothing to lose, is the most dangerous being there is." Atil Inac. An entire village in northern Iraq is wiped out when misinformed and panicked American soldiers stage a nighttime raid there.
41. A Call to Arms (2009)
85 min | Documentary, History, War
The eyewitness story of the illegal U.S. and U.K. military anthrax vaccination programs, which is recommended by Montel Williams as the Must-See Documentary of the Year. Because of the ... See full summary »
42. WARx2 (2014)
PG-13 | 117 min | Documentary
Over 30,000 U.S soldiers committed suicide since 2008.Over 8,000 U.S military veterans committed suicides in the year 2013; and 20,000 soldiers tried to commit suicide in 2013.The Unseen ... See full summary »
Votes: 771 | Gross: $2.31M
43. The Last War Crime (2012)
Drama, History, Thriller
Epic political fantasy drama, envisioning what would have happened if Dick Cheney had been indicted for ordering torture, which was used to get the false confessions to make a fraudulent ... See full summary »
R | 72 min | Documentary, War
This film attempts to correct the record when it comes to the left's attacks on President Bush, 9/11 and the war in Iraq and Kerry's 20-year tenure in the Senate.
Votes: 1,375 | Gross: $0.09M
47. Rabia (2007)
25 min | Short, Drama, War
A dramatic biopic based on Wafa Idris, Palestine's first female suicide bomber. The story chronicles the events of Idris's life, including an abusive past, with every event piecing together the feelings behind her tragic decision.
48. Reactionary (2011)
9 min | Short, Action, Drama
With the continuing fight in war torn Afghanistan, two US Soldier friends Gonzalez and Regan face a new threat each day in the most dangerous land in the world. During an operation to ... See full summary »
49. Kala Pul: The Black Bridge (2008)
Not Rated | 44 min | Short, Drama, Thriller
Arsalan. a fugitive, returns to his native Karachi, to investigate the violent death of his younger brother, blamed on religious fundamentalists. In the ensuing days he discovers that in a ... See full summary »
50. American Psyche (2007)
55 min | Documentary
American Psyche seeks to find the every-day American perspective on social and political life in America following the events of 9/11. Traveling from New York City to Los Angeles, two ... See full summary »