Documentary, War Movies
Mosul

Mosul

Mosul
IMDb: 9.1
86

The gritty, thrilling story of local militias and uneasy allies who banded together to liberate Iraq’s second-largest city of 1.3 million people from ISIS in 2017.

Scream for Me Sarajevo

Scream for Me Sarajevo

Scream for Me Sarajevo
IMDb: 8.8
95 min

In 1994, Sarajevo was a city under siege. Mortars and rocket propelled grenades rained onto the city, killing indiscriminately, every day. Amongst the madness, two United Nations personnel: a British…

City of Ghosts

City of Ghosts

City of Ghosts
IMDb: 7.4
90 min

With unprecedented access, this documentary follows the extraordinary journey of “Raqqa is Being Slaughtered Silently”—a group of anonymous citizen journalists who banded together after their homeland was overtaken by ISIS—as…

The White Helmets

The White Helmets

The White Helmets
IMDb: 7.5
40 min

As daily airstrikes pound civilian targets in Syria, a group of indomitable first responders risk their lives to rescue victims from the rubble.

The Age of Consequences

The Age of Consequences

The Age of Consequences
IMDb: 6.8
80 min

’The Hurt Locker’ meets ’An Inconvenient Truth’, THE AGE OF CONSEQUENCES investigates the impacts of irreversible climate change, resource scarcity, mass migration, and pandemic conflict through the lens of US…

Tell Spring Not to Come This Year

Tell Spring Not to Come This Year

Tell Spring Not to Come This Year
IMDb: 6.9
87 min

When NATO troops withdrew from Afghanistan, the Afghan National Army (ANA) took over control of Helmand Province, an extremely dangerous region where attacks by Taliban fighters are the order of…

Virunga

Virunga

Virunga
IMDb: 8.2
90 min

Virunga in the Democratic Republic of the Congo is Africa’s oldest national park, a UNESCO world heritage site, and a contested ground among insurgencies seeking to topple the government that…

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Last Days in Vietnam

Last Days in Vietnam

Last Days in Vietnam
IMDb: 7.6
98 min

During the chaotic final weeks of the Vietnam War, the North Vietnamese Army closes in on Saigon as the panicked South Vietnamese people desperately attempt to escape. On the ground,…

Battle of Kings: Bannockburn

Battle of Kings: Bannockburn

Battle of Kings: Bannockburn
IMDb: 5.2
90 min

By 1314, through effort and intrigue, Scottish King Robert Bruce had captured every major English-held castle except Stirling. Now English King Edward II would try to stop him – and…

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Korengal

Korengal

Korengal
IMDb: 6.8
84 min

Korengal picks up where Restrepo left off; the same men, the same valley, the same commanders, but a very different look at the experience of war.

The Kill Team

The Kill Team

The Kill Team
IMDb: 7
79 min

In 2010, the media branded a platoon of U.S. Army infantry soldiers “The Kill Team” following reports of its killing for sport in Afghanistan. Now, one of the accused must…

The Ghost Army

The Ghost Army

The Ghost Army
IMDb: 7.6
68 min

During World War II, a hand-picked group of American GI’s undertook a bizarre mission: create a traveling road show of deception on the battlefields of Europe, with the German Army…

No Place on Earth

No Place on Earth

No Place on Earth
IMDb: 7
81 min

This extraordinary testament to survival from Emmy-winning producer/director Janet Tobias brings to light a story that remained untold for decades: that of thirty-eight Ukrainian Jews who survived World War II…

Restrepo

Restrepo

Restrepo
IMDb: 7.5
93 min

Winner of the 2010 Sundance Film Festival Grand Jury Prize for a Documentary, Restrepo chronicles the deployment of a U.S. platoon of courageous American soldiers in Afghanistan’s Korengal Valley, considered…

Top Secret Rosies: The Female ’Computers’ of WWII

Top Secret Rosies: The Female ’Computers’ of WWII

Top Secret Rosies: The Female ’Computers’ of WWII
IMDb: 7.2
56 min

In 1942, when computers were human and women were underestimated, a group of female mathematicians helped win a war and usher in the modern computer age. Sixty-five years later their…

Car Bomb

Car Bomb

Car Bomb
IMDb: 6.6
101 min

Forget about nuclear missiles, the decisive weapon of the twentieth century is the car bomb. After Iraq we now know you can defeat a Superpower, start a civil war or…

Body of War

Body of War

Body of War
IMDb: 7.8
87 min

Documentary about Tomas Young, a 25 year old veteran who got paralyzed in Iraq and became an peace activist.

We Stand Alone Together

We Stand Alone Together

We Stand Alone Together
IMDb: 8.6
78 min

Compiled over two years, an ’on-camera oral history’ of Easy Company, told by the veterans themselves. Accompanies the mini-series Band of Brothers.

Hearts and Minds

Hearts and Minds

Hearts and Minds
IMDb: 8.2
112 min

Many times during his presidency, Lyndon B. Johnson said that ultimate victory in the Vietnam War depended upon the U.S. military winning the ”hearts and minds” of the Vietnamese people….