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.
Director: Nicolai Fuglsig | Stars: Chris Hemsworth, Michael Shannon, Michael Peña, Navid Negahban
Votes: 52,263 | Gross: $45.50M
PG | 130 min | Action, Adventure, Thriller
James Bond is living on the edge to stop an evil arms dealer from starting another world war. Bond crosses all seven continents in order to stop the evil Whitaker and General Koskov.
Director: John Glen | Stars: Timothy Dalton, Maryam d'Abo, Jeroen Krabbé, Joe Don Baker
Votes: 81,638 | Gross: $51.19M
R | 102 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama
A drama based on a Texas congressman Charlie Wilson's covert dealings in Afghanistan, where his efforts to assist rebels in their war with the Soviets have some unforeseen and long-reaching effects.
Director: Mike Nichols | Stars: Tom Hanks, Julia Roberts, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Amy Adams
Votes: 101,105 | Gross: $66.66M
R | 112 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama
A journalist recounts her wartime coverage in Afghanistan.
Directors: Glenn Ficarra, John Requa | Stars: Tina Fey, Margot Robbie, Martin Freeman, Alfred Molina
Votes: 46,644 | Gross: $23.05M
PG-13 | 128 min | Drama
After spending years in California, Amir returns to his homeland in Afghanistan to help his old friend Hassan, whose son is in trouble.
Director: Marc Forster | Stars: Khalid Abdalla, Ahmad Khan Mahmoodzada, Atossa Leoni, Shaun Toub
Votes: 74,796 | Gross: $15.80M
117 min | Documentary
A dozen years after his Oscar-nominated Iraq in Fragments, American documentarian James Longley delivers a sweeping, profoundly compassionate group portrait of Afghan students and teachers still weathering national turbulence.
Director: James Longley | Stars: Fazula, Hasiba, Yaldash Mir-Habibullah, Rostam Mir-Mohammed-Ullah
Votes: 28 | Gross: $0.00M
PG-13 | 88 min | Comedy
Boyd Mitchler and his family must spend Christmas with his estranged family of misfits. Upon realizing that he left all his son's gifts at home, he hits the road with his dad in an attempt to make the 8-hour round trip before sunrise.
Director: Tristram Shapeero | Stars: Joel McHale, Lauren Graham, Clark Duke, Oliver Platt
Not Rated | 105 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama
A thrilling story spanning 48 hours of five individuals linked by hate and fear but brought together by fate to finally recognize each other.
Director: Kabir Khan | Stars: John Abraham, Arshad Warsi, Salman Shahid, Hanif Hum Ghum
Votes: 2,900 | Gross: $0.30M
Not Rated | 102 min | Documentary
Exposing her role behind the camera, Kirsten Johnson reaches into the vast trove of footage she has shot over decades around the world. What emerges is a visually bold memoir and a revelatory interrogation of the power of the camera.
Director: Kirsten Johnson | Stars: Jacques Derrida, Kirsten Johnson, Roger Phenix
Votes: 1,949 | Gross: $0.10M
240 min | Drama, History
A television miniseries on the events leading up to the U.S. terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001.
Stars: Harvey Keitel, Michael Benyaer, Wendy Crewson, Shirley Douglas
91 min | Drama
A woman meets her dead father's old friend, who was the operator of a Bioscope show that she loved in her childhood. Connecting India and Afghanistan, a story of love and cinema unfolds.
Director: Deb Medhekar | Stars: Danny Denzongpa, Geetanjali Thapa, Adil Hussain, Tisca Chopra
95 min | Documentary
A filmmaker's investigation into the destruction of giant Buddha statues in Afghanistan.
Director: Christian Frei | Stars: Taysir Alony, Sayeed Mirza Hussain, Peter Mettler, Nelofer Pazira
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.
Director: Rick Rowley | Stars: Jeremy Scahill, Nasser Al Aulaqi, Saleha Al Aulaqi, Muqbal Al Kazemi
Votes: 8,741 | Gross: $0.38M
98 min | Drama, War
Jesper is a soldier in the German army. Although his brother was killed whilst serving in Afghanistan, he nevertheless reports for a new tour of duty in this war zone. He and his unit are ... See full summary »
Director: Feo Aladag | Stars: Ronald Zehrfeld, Mohsin Ahmady, Saida Barmaki, Salam Yousefzai
Unrated | 92 min | Documentary
Drone whistleblower interviewed about borderless information gathering by the government.
Director: Sonia Kennebeck | Stars: Barack Obama, Jesselyn Radack
Votes: 514 | Gross: $0.01M
Unrated | 103 min | Drama
Marisa, a 20-year-old German girl, hates foreigners, Jews, cops, and everyone she finds guilty for the decline of her country. She provokes, drinks, fights and her next tattoo will be a ... See full summary »
Director: David Wnendt | Stars: Alina Levshin, Jella Haase, Sayed Ahmad, Gerdy Zint
PG-13 | 83 min | Drama
After the rise of the Taliban in Afghanistan and the restriction of women in public life, a pre-teen girl is forced to masquerade as a boy in order to find work to support her mother and grandmother.
Director: Siddiq Barmak | Stars: Marina Golbahari, Zubaida Sahar, Khwaja Nader, Mohammad Arif Herati
Votes: 8,280 | Gross: $1.13M
Azra, Emir, Ahmet are three siblings who were born and raised in Istanbul, their family originally from Afghanistan. After their mother's death, Azra who regrets about her weakness of ... See full summary »
Director: Gozde Kural | Stars: Sayeed Masud Ahmadi, Erkan Akbulut, Haji Gul Aser, Muhammed Cangören
94 min | Drama, Romance
An Outback farmer takes in an Afghani woman who has fled from a brothel.
Director: Peter Duncan | Stars: William McInnes, Monic Hendrickx, Milo, Bille Brown
90 min | Documentary, Biography, Music
After her family attempts to sell her into marriage, a young Afghan refugee in Iran channels her frustrations and seizes her destiny through music. Grabbing the mic, she spits fiery rhymes in the face of oppressive traditions.
Director: Rokhsareh Ghaemmaghami | Stars: Sonita Alizadeh, Latifah Alizadeh, Fadia Alizadeh, Ahmad Ahmadi
89 min | Drama
I Am You is inspired by the story of a refugee, the horrendous conditions before his heroic journey, the heartbreaking indifference confronting him along the way, and the uplifting power and humanity found in hope, truth and justice.
Director: Sonia Nassery Cole | Stars: Damla Sönmez, Ushan Çakir, Defne Kayalar, Begüm Akkaya
Not Rated | 88 min | Documentary, Action, History
What does it mean to lead men in war? What does it mean to come home? Hell and Back Again is a cinematically revolutionary film that asks and answers these questions with a power and ... See full summary »
Director: Danfung Dennis | Stars: Nathan Harris, Ashley Harris, The Marines of Echo Company, Christian Cabaniss
Votes: 2,146 | Gross: $0.04M
86 min | Drama
Based upon unpublished diaries, the film assumes the role of an anthropologist observing remote shepherd communities in Afghanistan where wolves and sheep have equal importance.
Director: Shahrbanoo Sadat | Stars: Sediqa, Qodrat, Amina, Sahar
81 min | Action, Comedy, Drama
The film is based around the life of Emaan, a young, honest policeman who doesnt mind bending the rules to uphold justice. The story begins with the police investigating the rape and murder... See full synopsis »
Director: Haris Yosufi | Stars: Tamana Amini, Emaan, Roientan Enkesar, Abida Frotan
PG-13 | 25 min | Short, Drama, Thriller
On her first day in Afghanistan, an interpreter for the US Army is forced to deliver the child of an enemy bomb-maker.
Director: Henry Hughes | Stars: Layla Alizada, Navid Negahban, Alexia Pearl, Bill Zasadil
100 min | Documentary | Post-production
When two men compete to qualify in the Winter Olympics for the first time for Afghanistan, they realize that home is worth fighting for. In their wake they leave a passion for skiing and a ... See full summary »
Director: Daniel Etter
20 min | Short, Drama
Azadi follows the plight of an Afghan schoolteacher and his asthmatic son, who escape their oppressive Taliban homeland in search of a new life in Australia.
Director: Anthony Maras | Stars: Seleman Haider, Rodney Afif, Rod Gasson, Sharon Johal
85 min | Drama, War
Janan, a woman from Afghanistan, travels to the UK for artificial insemination. Cultural, religious, and moral complications explode when William, a medical sciences student working in the clinic, switches the donor's semen for his own.
Director: Hassan Nazer | Stars: Hannah Spearritt, Bhasker Patel, Homayoun Ershadi, Andrew Shaver
93 min | Comedy
A brilliant and misunderstood Iranian writer struggles to pursue his ambitious goal of bringing together Metallica and Kabul Dreams, Afghanistan's first rock band.
Director: Babak Jalali | Stars: Lars Ulrich, Boshra Dastournezhad, Kyle Kernan, Larry Laverty
Votes: 223 | Gross: $0.02M
85 min | Documentary, War
When the Taliban ruled Afghanistan, taking a photo was a crime. After the regime fell from power in 2001, a fledgling free press emerged and a photography revolution was born. Now, as ... See full synopsis »
Directors: Alexandria Bombach, Mo Scarpelli | Stars: Massoud Hossaini, Wakil Kohsar, Najibullah Musafer, Farzana Wahidy
102 min | Drama
Elderly Dastaguir and his newly deaf 5-year-old grandson Yassin hitchhike and walk, but mostly walk, as they make their way to the coal mine where Dastaguir's son Murad works. Dastaguir ... See full summary »
Director: Atiq Rahimi | Stars: Abdul Ghani, Jawan Mard Homayoun, Sher Agah, Kader Arefi
R | 78 min | Action, Crime, Drama
Trane is a decorated war hero just shipped home to the States from Afghanistan after the brutal murder of his wife and child back in Rockaway, Queens. Upon his return, Trane encounters his ... See full summary »
Directors: Jeff Crook, Josh Crook | Stars: Nicholas Gonzalez, Mario Cimarro, Oleg Taktarov, Vitali Baganov
105 min | Drama
In a post-Taliban Afghanistan a young woman (Agheleh Rezaie) attends school against her conservative father's will, hoping to learn more about democracy to fulfill her dream of being the country's next president.
Director: Samira Makhmalbaf | Stars: Agheleh Rezaie, Abdolgani Yousefrazi, Razi Mohebi, Marzieh Amiri
90 min | Documentary
Chasing Asylum tells the story of Australia's cruel, inhumane treatment of asylum seekers and refugees, examining the human, political, financial and moral impact of current and previous policy.
Director: Eva Orner | Stars: John Howard, Julia Gillard, Tony Abbott, Scott Morrison
26 min | Documentary, Short
A coast guard captain on a small Greek island is suddenly charged with saving thousands of refugees from drowning at sea.
Director: Daphne Matziaraki | Stars: Christos Sapounas, Giorgos Tsagarellis
90 min | Drama, War
Two American soldiers wounded in the Afghanistan desert stumble across a Russian tank which has a group of Afghanis living inside.
Director: Siddiq Barmak | Stars: Peter Bussian, Joe Suba, Fawad Samani, Jawanmard Paiez
Samira, an Afghan village girl, is on her first date in London.
Directors: Azeem Bhati, Elham Ehsas | Stars: Elham Ehsas, Afsaneh Dehrouyeh, Lucy Sheen
89 min | Drama
Azim, an afghan refugee, who works at the municipality at night, lives in Tehran along with his family. Being the head of entire family and as the eldest brother, he arranges for his ... See full summary »
Director: Jamshid Mahmoudi | Stars: Mohsen Tanabandeh, Mojtaba Pirzadeh, Fatemeh Hosseini, Fereshteh Hosseini
84 min | Documentary, War
The war in Afghanistan, through the eyes of the Afghans who live it.
Directors: Saeed Taji Farouky, Michael McEvoy
114 min | Drama, Thriller
A Danish journalist is taken hostage in Afghanistan by a terror group that threatens to kill her if Denmark does not withdraw their troops from the country.
Director: Kathrine Windfeld | Stars: Iben Hjejle, Lars Mikkelsen, Faegh Zamani, Henrik Prip
14 min | Short, Drama
Set in Switzerland, our story follows Ayaneh, a young refugee from Afghanistan. One day at a public swimming pool she meets Anna and instantly feels attracted to her. As the relationship ... See full summary »
Director: Nicolas Greinacher | Stars: Mo Ahmadi, Afsaneh Dehrouyeh, Ladina von Frisching, Mithra Zahedi
110 min | Drama
12 year-old Mina cooks, sews, washes and works selling knick-knacks on the war-torn streets of Kabul to feed her neglectful father and senile grandfather. Nobody praises her. She spends her life walking without looking back or stopping.
Director: Yosef Baraki | Stars: Farzana Nawabi, Hashmatullah Fanai, Qadir Aryaie, Marina Golbahari
78 min | Documentary
Afghanistan is a country devastated by the horrors of war, crime, violence and poverty. It is also a country blighted with the cultivation and supply of opium. Although it is estimated that... See full summary »
Director: Jawed Taiman
Unrated | 116 min | Drama, Family
The Mansouri family opens up a new restaurant after the fall of the Taliban in Kabul, Afghanistan only to be subsequently targeted by factional Taliban elements.
Director: Sonia Nassery Cole | Stars: Haji Gul Aser, Sonia Nassery Cole, Leo Solomon, Somajia Razaya
85 min | Documentary
French documentarist Sonia Kronlund follows actor and director Salim Shaheen, an Afghan movie star who produced more than 110 low-budget movies in a country devastated by war.
Director: Sonia Kronlund | Stars: Qurban Ali, Salim Shaheen, Sonia Kronlund
Unrated | 87 min | Documentary, Music
A look at how contestants on the a musical contest program "Pop Idol" in Afghanistan risk their lives to appear on the show.
Director: Havana Marking | Stars: Habib Amiri, Setara Hussainzada, Rafi Naabzada, Lima Sahar
Votes: 915 | Gross: $0.10M
87 min | Drama
Arian loves kites but a changing Afghanistan stands in his way. When the Taliban take power and ban kite flying, he all but gives up on his passion. However, to give his daughter Seema a ... See full summary »
Director: Tarique Qayumi | Stars: Haji Gul Aser, Leena Alam, Zohra Nasim, Hamid Noorzay
90 min | Documentary, Drama
A dramatized reconstruction of events in restless Afgna province Kunduz, in 2009, and the ensuing trial of the German NATO contingent commander, colonel Klein. After the tragic loss of ... See full summary »
Director: Raymond Ley | Stars: Matthias Brandt, Axel Milberg, Vladimir Burlakov, Ludwig Trepte
90 min | Documentary
Following a new generation of young Afghan women cyclists, Afghan Cycles uses the bicycle to tell a story of women's rights - human rights - and the struggles faced by Afghan women on a ... See full summary »
Director: Sarah Menzies
15 min | Short, Drama, Thriller
An inexperienced young soldier on his first deployment and a seasoned Ranger medic fight to save a young mother and her unborn child on the Afghan battlefield.
Director: Jesse Gustafson | Stars: John Brodsky, Dion Mucciacito, Pooya Mohseni, Arash Mokhtar