Have you heard all of these Movies About Afghanistan On Netflix? We promise you'll find some new picks. Here are 12 of the best ones.
Elizabeth Chai Vasarhelyi, starring Conrad Anker, Grace Chin, Jimmy Chin, Amee Hinkley
Meru is an adventure documentary about three elite climbers—Conrad Anker, Jimmy Chin, and Renan Ozturk—as they attempt to summit the Shark's Fin route on Mount Meru, a 21,000-foot peak in the Himalayas. Through interviews, archival footage, and stunning cinematography, the film follows the climbers as they battle extreme conditions and their own personal demons to make the first ascent of this daunting mountain. The film also chronicles their earlier unsuccessful attempt in 2008, offering insight into the complexity of mountaineering and the hard-fought journey each climber endured. Ultimately, the film is a story of perseverance, friendship, and the power of the human spirit.
From Don Siegel, starring Clint Eastwood, Patrick McGoohan, Roberts Blossom, Jack Thibeau
Escape from Alcatraz (1979) is a prison break drama directed by Don Siegel. The film stars Clint Eastwood as Frank Morris, a convicted bank robber and escape artist. With the help of his fellow inmates, Morris devises a daring plan to break out of the legendary Alcatraz Prison. After months of planning, Morris and his two accomplices, Clarence Anglin and John Anglin, make their daring escape. As the three men try to evade the ensuing manhunt, their fate remains unknown. The film is a classic exploration of brotherhood, loyalty, and the will to survive against all odds.
From Ben Affleck, starring Ben Affleck, Rebecca Hall, Jon Hamm, Jeremy Renner
The Town is a 2010 American crime thriller film directed, co-written, and starring Ben Affleck. Set in the criminal underworld of Charlestown, Massachusetts, the film follows a bank robber, Doug MacRay (Affleck), and his fellow gang members as they attempt a dangerous heist. After successfully robbing a bank, the gang discovers that one of the tellers, Claire (Rebecca Hall), is a former childhood friend of Doug’s. In a bid to protect her and ensure her silence, Doug takes her hostage and begins to develop feelings for her. Meanwhile, FBI agent Adam Frawley (Jon Hamm) is hot on their trail, determined to bring the criminals to justice. With his loyalties divided and the FBI closing in, Doug must make a choice between his criminal past and a future with Claire.
From Denzel Washington, starring Denzel Washington, Forest Whitaker, Kimberly Elise, Nate Parker
The Great Debaters is a 2007 American historical drama film directed by Denzel Washington and written by Robert Eisele. The film follows the story of professor Melvin B. Tolson, a professor at Wiley College in Marshall, Texas. In 1935, Tolson creates the school's first debate team, which eventually goes on to challenge Harvard in the national championship. Along the way, the team faces racism and oppression, but eventually rises to the occasion and proves that they are just as capable as anyone else in the country. The movie stars Denzel Washington, Forest Whitaker, Kimberly Elise, Nate Parker, and Jurnee Smollett. The film is based on a true story of the Wiley College debate team of 1935, which was the first African American intercollegiate debate team. It is an inspiring story of overcoming adversity and standing up for what is right.
Mahmood Farooqui, starring Onkar Das Manikpuri, Raghuvir Yadav, Shalini Vatsa, Farrukh Jaffar
Rated Not Rated
From Sam Mendes, starring Leonardo DiCaprio, Kate Winslet, Christopher Fitzgerald, Jonathan Roumie
From Martin Brest, starring Brad Pitt, Anthony Hopkins, Claire Forlani, Jake Weber
From Angelina Jolie, starring Sareum Srey Moch, Phoeung Kompheak, Sveng Socheata, Mun Kimhak
From Randall Wallace, starring Mel Gibson, Madeleine Stowe, Greg Kinnear, Sam Elliott
From J.C. Chandor, starring Zachary Quinto, Stanley Tucci, Kevin Spacey, Paul Bettany
From Timo Tjahjanto, starring Iko Uwais, Joe Taslim, Julie Estelle, Hannah Al Rashid
From Toa Fraser, starring Jamie Bell, Mark Strong, Abbie Cornish, Martin Shaw