Movies About Afghanistan

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Iron Man (2008)

Iron Man
★★★★
★★★★
3.2 out of 4 stars

From Jon Favreau, starring Robert Downey Jr., Gwyneth Paltrow, Terrence Howard, Jeff Bridges
Rated PG-13

Iron Man is an action-packed superhero film directed by Jon Favreau and released in 2008. It stars Robert Downey Jr. as Tony Stark, a billionaire industrialist and genius inventor who is kidnapped and forced to build a devastating weapon. Instead, using his intelligence and ingenuity, Tony builds a high-tech suit of armor and escapes captivity. When he uncovers a nefarious plot with global implications, he dons his powerful armor and vows to protect the world as Iron Man. With the help of his assistant Pepper Potts (Gwyneth Paltrow) and a team of brilliant scientists, Tony must forge new alliances and confront powerful enemies to save humanity from destruction. Iron Man is a thrilling adventure that is also full of heart as Tony learns to embrace his inner hero and uses his newfound powers to make the world a better place.

The Man Who Would Be King (1975)

The Man Who Would Be King
★★★★
★★★★
3.1 out of 4 stars

From John Huston, starring Sean Connery, Michael Caine, Christopher Plummer, Saeed Jaffrey
Rated PG

The Man Who Would Be King is a 1975 action-adventure film directed by John Huston, based on the Rudyard Kipling novella of the same name. The film stars Sean Connery, Michael Caine, Christopher Plummer and Saeed Jaffrey. The film follows Daniel Dravot (Connery) and Peachy Carnehan (Caine), two former British soldiers who travel to Kafiristan (now part of Afghanistan) in search of fortune and adventure. They come across a group of natives who are in desperate need of a leader and decide to set themselves up as kings. The locals are impressed by Dravot and Peachy's knowledge and skills and accept them as leaders. Dravot's leadership soon turns out to be oppressive and he begins to think of himself as a god. In the end, Dravot is mortally wounded and Peachy is left to make his own way back to England. The Man Who Would Be King is an engaging and entertaining movie with a unique story and exciting action sequences. Its themes of power, ambition, and friendship make it a timeless classic.

The Breadwinner (2017)

The Breadwinner
★★★★
★★★★
3.1 out of 4 stars

From Nora Twomey, starring Saara Chaudry, Soma Chhaya, Noorin Gulamgaus, Laara Sadiq
Rated PG-13

The Breadwinner is a 2017 animated drama film written by Anita Doron and directed by Nora Twomey. The film is set in 2001 in Taliban-controlled Afghanistan, and follows the story of a young girl named Parvana who cuts her hair and disguises herself as a boy in order to provide for her family after her father is unjustly imprisoned. Together with her best friend Shauzia, Parvana embarks on a quest to save her father and reunite her family. Throughout her journey, she discovers the power of storytelling and uses it to challenge the oppressive forces around her. The film portrays the struggle of the Afghan people under Taliban rule, as well as the strength and courage of Parvana and her family as they fight for survival.

The Kite Runner (2007)

The Kite Runner
★★★★
★★★★
3 out of 4 stars

From Marc Forster, starring Khalid Abdalla, Ahmad Khan Mahmoodzada, Atossa Leoni, Shaun Toub
Rated PG-13

The Kite Runner is a 2007 American drama film directed by Marc Forster based on the 2003 novel of the same name by Khaled Hosseini. The film tells the story of Amir, a young boy from the Wazir Akbar Khan district of Kabul, whose closest friend is Hassan. When Amir and Hassan grow up, their friendship is tested by the Taliban regime and Amir's own feelings of guilt over his past actions. Amir and his father flee to San Francisco, where Amir attempts to redeem himself by finding Hassan and returning to Afghanistan to rescue him from the Taliban. Along the way, Amir faces the consequences of his betrayal, and finds friendship and redemption in unexpected places.

Zero Dark Thirty (2012)

Zero Dark Thirty
★★★★
★★★★
3 out of 4 stars

From Kathryn Bigelow, starring Jessica Chastain, Joel Edgerton, Chris Pratt, Mark Strong
Rated R

Osama (2003)

Osama
★★★★
★★★★
2.9 out of 4 stars

From Siddiq Barmak, starring Marina Golbahari, Zubaida Sahar, Khwaja Nader, Mohammad Arif Herati
Rated PG-13

The Black Tulip (2010)

The Black Tulip
★★★★
★★★★
2.9 out of 4 stars

From Sonia Nassery Cole, starring Haji Gul Aser, Sonia Nassery Cole, Leo Solomon, Somajia Razaya
Rated Unrated

War Dogs (2016)

War Dogs
★★★★
★★★★
2.8 out of 4 stars

From Todd Phillips, starring Jonah Hill, Miles Teller, Steve Lantz, Gregg Weiner
Rated R

The Patience Stone (2012)

The Patience Stone
★★★★
★★★★
2.8 out of 4 stars

From Atiq Rahimi, starring Golshifteh Farahani, Hamid Djavadan, Hassina Burgan, Massi Mrowat
Rated R

Brothers (2009)

Brothers
★★★★
★★★★
2.8 out of 4 stars

From Jim Sheridan, starring Jake Gyllenhaal, Natalie Portman, Tobey Maguire, Sam Shepard
Rated R

1,000 Times Good Night (2013)

1,000 Times Good Night
★★★★
★★★★
2.8 out of 4 stars

From Erik Poppe, starring Juliette Binoche, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, Lauryn Canny, Adrianna Cramer Curtis
Rated Not Rated

Kandahar (2001)

Kandahar
★★★★
★★★★
2.7 out of 4 stars

From Mohsen Makhmalbaf, starring Nelofer Pazira, Hassan Tantai, Ike Ogut, Sadou Teymouri
Rated Not Rated

Thank You for Your Service (2017)

Thank You for Your Service
★★★★
★★★★
2.6 out of 4 stars

From Jason Hall, starring Miles Teller, Beulah Koale, Joe Cole, Scott Haze
Rated R

Eagle Eye (2008)

Eagle Eye
★★★★
★★★★
2.6 out of 4 stars

From D.J. Caruso, starring Shia LaBeouf, Michelle Monaghan, Rosario Dawson, Michael Chiklis
Rated PG-13

Whiskey Tango Foxtrot (2016)

Whiskey Tango Foxtrot
★★★★
★★★★
2.6 out of 4 stars

From Directors: Glenn Ficarra, John Requa, starring Tina Fey, Margot Robbie, Martin Freeman, Alfred Molina
Rated R

Hyena Road (2015)

Hyena Road
★★★★
★★★★
2.6 out of 4 stars

From Paul Gross, starring Rossif Sutherland, Allan Hawco, David Richmond-Peck, Karl Campbell
Rated R

12 Strong (2018)

12 Strong
★★★★
★★★★
2.6 out of 4 stars

From Nicolai Fuglsig, starring Chris Hemsworth, Michael Shannon, Michael Peña, Navid Negahban
Rated R

Dear John (2010)

Dear John
★★★★
★★★★
2.5 out of 4 stars

From Lasse Hallström, starring Channing Tatum, Amanda Seyfried, Richard Jenkins, Henry Thomas
Rated PG-13

Disorder (2015)

Disorder
★★★★
★★★★
2.5 out of 4 stars

From Alice Winocour, starring Matthias Schoenaerts, Diane Kruger, Paul Hamy, Zaïd Errougui-Demonsant
Rated Unrated

Lions for Lambs (2007)

Lions for Lambs
★★★★
★★★★
2.5 out of 4 stars

From Robert Redford, starring Tom Cruise, Meryl Streep, Robert Redford, Michael Peña
Rated R

Blood Stripe (2016)

Blood Stripe
★★★★
★★★★
2.5 out of 4 stars

From Remy Auberjonois, starring Rene Auberjonois, Chris Sullivan, Tom Lipinski, Rusty Schwimmer
Rated TV-MA

Moonlight (2002)

Moonlight
★★★★
★★★★
2.4 out of 4 stars

From Paula van der Oest, starring Hunter Bussemaker, Franck Sasonoff, Andrew Howard, David Bustard
Rated Not Rated

Legion of Brothers (2017)

Legion of Brothers
★★★★
★★★★
2.4 out of 4 stars

From Greg Barker, starring Jason Amerine, George W. Bush, Mark Nutsch, Clifford J. Richardson
Rated TV-14

War Machine (2017)

War Machine
★★★★
★★★★
2.4 out of 4 stars

From David Michôd, starring Brad Pitt, Daniel Betts, John Magaro, Emory Cohen
Rated TV-MA

Man Down (2015)

Man Down
★★★★
★★★★
2.4 out of 4 stars

From Dito Montiel, starring Shia LaBeouf, Jai Courtney, Gary Oldman, Kate Mara
Rated R

 



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