Movies about September 11 and the Afghanistan War that I think are excellent. While, of course, the 2003 Iraq War is separate from Afghanistan, because they pick up some of the same themes, I’ve included a couple of honourable mentions from the Iraq War below too.

Best 20th century movie about Afghanistan:

The Man Who Would Be King

Best TV series about the leadup to 9/11

The Looming Tower

Best movie about the events of the day:

9/11: Inside the President’s War Room

Best movie about the chase for Bin Laden

Zero Dark Thirty

Best movie set in the (modern) war in Afghanistan

Action/War: The Outpost

Comedy/Satire: War Machine

Also, War Dogs, a comedy/satire movie set in the modern Iraq War, is also excellent:

Other great movies set in the (modern) war in Afghanistan

Kajaki: Kilo Two Bravo

Lone Survivor

Also, Hurt Locker, set in the modern Iraq War, is also excellent

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