Movies to Watch If You Like Leaving Afghanistan (2019)

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The Patrol (2013)

Starring: Owain Arthur, Nicholas Beveney, Daniel Fraser, Alex McNally
Duration: 1h 23mins
Genres: Action, Drama, War

The Patrol is a 2013 British action drama film set in Helmand Province, Afghanistan in 2006. It looks at the Afghan conflict through the eyes of British soldiers.
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Special Forces (2011)

Starring: Diane Kruger, Djimon Hounsou, Benoît Magimel, Denis Ménochet
Duration: 1h 49mins
Genres: Action, Drama, War

Forces spéciales (English: Special Forces) is a 2011 French war adventure film directed by Stéphane Rybojad and starring Diane Kruger, Djimon Hounsou, Denis Ménochet, Benoît Magimel, Mehdi Nebbou, and Tchéky Karyo.
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9th Company (2005)

Starring: Artur Smolyaninov, Aleksey Chadov, Konstantin Kryukov, Ivan Kokorin
Duration: 2h 19mins
Genres: Action, Drama, History

At a farewell ceremony in Krasnoyarsk, a band of young Soviet Army recruits is preparing to leave for military duty.
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Kilo Two Bravo (2014)

Starring: David Elliot, Mark Stanley, Scott Kyle, Benjamin O'Mahony
Duration: 1h 48mins
Genres: Adventure, Biography, Drama

Kajaki: The True Story, released in North America as Kilo Two Bravo, is a 2014 British war docu-drama film directed by Paul Katis in his feature debut, written by Tom Williams, and produced by Katis and Andrew de Lotbiniere.
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Afghan Luke (2011)

Starring: Nick Stahl, Nicolas Wright, Stephen Lobo, Steve Cochrane
Duration: 1h 40mins
Genres: Drama, War

Disheartened when his story about Canadian snipers possibly mutilating corpses in Afghanistan is buried, Luke (Nick Stahl) quits his job but is even more determined to return to Afghanistan to get the real story.
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USS Seaviper (2012)

Genres: Action, Drama, War

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The Lost Battalion (2001)

Starring: Ricky Schroder, Phil McKee, Jamie Harris, Jay Rodan
Duration: 1h 32mins
Genres: Action, Drama, War

The movie follows the events and hardships suffered by the nine companies, roughly 550 men, of the United States Army 77th Infantry Division ("Statue of Liberty") that had been completely cut off and surrounded by German forces a short distance away in the Argonne Forest.
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Stalingrad (2013)

Starring: Mariya Smolnikova, Yanina Studilina, Pyotr Fyodorov, Thomas Kretschmann
Duration: 2h 11mins
Genres: Action, Drama, War

The film opens in Japan in the wake of the 2011 earthquake and tsunami.
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War (2002)

Starring: Aleksey Chadov, Ian Kelly, Ingeborga Dapkunaite, Sergey Bodrov
Duration: 2h 0mins
Genres: Action, Drama, War

The film begins with the protagonist, former conscript Ivan Yermakov (Alexei Chadov), being interviewed by a journalist in a detention center.
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Lone Survivor (2013)

Starring: Mark Wahlberg, Taylor Kitsch, Emile Hirsch, Ben Foster
Duration: 2h 1mins
Genres: Action, Biography, Drama

Lone Survivor is a 2013 American biographical military action film based on the eponymous 2007 non-fiction book by Marcus Luttrell with Patrick Robinson.
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The Human Shield (1991)

Starring: Michael Dudikoff, Tommy Hinkley, Hanna Azoulay Hasfari, Steve Inwood
Duration: 1h 28mins
Genres: Action, Drama, War

The film begins in Northern Iraq, in 1985, during the Iran–Iraq War. Colonel Doug Matthews (Dudikoff), a U. S.
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The Outpost (2019)

Starring: Scott Eastwood, Caleb Landry Jones, Orlando Bloom, Jack Kesy
Duration: 2h 3mins
Genres: Action, Drama, History

During the war in Afghanistan, SSG Romesha and a new group of soldiers arrive at PRT Kamdesh, under the command of CPT Keating.
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The Kill Team (2019)

Starring: Nat Wolff, Alexander Skarsgård, Adam Long, Jonathan Whitesell
Duration: 1h 27mins
Genres: Action, Biography, Drama

In 2009, Andrew Briggman is a young recruit for U. S. Army in Afghanistan.
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Too Late the Hero (1970)

Starring: Michael Caine, Cliff Robertson, Ian Bannen, Harry Andrews
Duration: 2h 25mins
Genres: Action, Drama, War

In the 1942 Pacific War theater of World War II, Lieutenant Sam Lawson, USN, is a Japanese-language interpreter who — so far — has avoided combat.
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The Beast of War (1988)

Starring: George Dzundza, Jason Patric, Steven Bauer, Stephen Baldwin
Duration: 1h 51mins
Genres: Adventure, Drama, War

In 1981 Afghanistan, a Soviet tank unit viciously attacks a Pashtun village harboring a group of mujahideen fighters.
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Danger Close (2019)

Starring: Travis Fimmel, Toby Blome, Alexander England, Aaron Glenane
Duration: 1h 58mins
Genres: Action, Drama, War

The film opens with a mortar attack on the 1st Australian Task Force (1 ATF) base at Nui Dat by the Viet Cong (VC) and People's Army of Vietnam (PAVN).
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Charlie Wilson's War (2007)

Starring: Tom Hanks, Julia Roberts, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Amy Adams
Duration: 1h 42mins
Genres: Biography, Comedy, Drama

In 1980, Congressman Charlie Wilson is more interested in partying than legislating, frequently throwing huge galas and staffing his congressional office with young, attractive women.
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Battalion (2015)

Starring: Lesya Andreeva, Mariya Antonova, Mariya Aronova, Nikolay Auzin
Duration: 2h 0mins
Genres: Action, Drama, History

In the Spring of 1917, following the February Revolution, Russian troops fighting in the First World War are heavily demoralised.
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The Balkan Line (2019)

Starring: Anton Pampushnyy, Milena Radulovic, Yuriy Kutsenko, Ravshana Kurkova
Duration: 2h 10mins
Genres: Action, War

In 1999, during the bombing of Yugoslavia, Slatina airfield is taken over by terrorists led by an Albanian warlord, Smuk.
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Spy (2011 - 2012)

Starring: Darren Boyd, Jude Wright, Robert Lindsay, Rebekah Staton
Duration: 30mins
Genres: Comedy

Tim is in a custody battle with his ex-wife, when he quits his job.
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