20 Movies Like 12 Strong

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Black Hawk Down

Black Hawk Down
Black Hawk Down
Internet Movie Database: 7.7/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 77%
Metacritic: 74/100
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Runtime: 144 min
Genre: Action, Drama, History
Awards: Won 2 Oscars. 11 wins & 37 nominations total
Writer: Mark Bowden, Ken Nolan
Actors: Josh Hartnett, Ewan McGregor, Tom Sizemore
Language: English, Somali, Arabic
Country: United States, United Kingdom
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“Black Hawk Down” is a true story based on the 1993 Battle of Mogadishu, where U.S. military forces were involved in a mission to capture a Somali warlord, resulting in a prolonged firefight and the downing of two American helicopters.”

Lone Survivor

Lone Survivor
Lone Survivor
Internet Movie Database: 7.5/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 75%
Metacritic: 60/100
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Runtime: 121 min
Genre: Action, Biography, Drama
Awards: Nominated for 2 Oscars. 6 wins & 16 nominations total
Writer: Peter Berg, Marcus Luttrell, Patrick Robinson
Actors: Mark Wahlberg, Taylor Kitsch, Emile Hirsch
Language: English, Pashtu, Arabic
Country: United States, United Kingdom
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“Lone Survivor” is a war film based on true events, following the harrowing journey of a Navy SEAL team on a mission to capture a Taliban leader in Afghanistan, resulting in a fierce battle for survival against overwhelming odds. The film explores themes of brotherhood, resilience, and the sacrifices made by soldiers in the face of adversity.

American Sniper

American Sniper
American Sniper
Internet Movie Database: 7.3/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 72%
Metacritic: 72/100
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Runtime: 133 min
Genre: Action, Biography, Drama
Awards: Won 1 Oscar. 24 wins & 43 nominations total
Writer: Jason Hall, Chris Kyle, Scott McEwen
Actors: Bradley Cooper, Sienna Miller, Kyle Gallner
Language: English, Arabic
Country: United States
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“American Sniper” is a biographical war drama film based on the life of Chris Kyle, a Navy SEAL sniper. The movie explores Kyle’s experiences as a sniper during his four tours of duty in Iraq, highlighting the toll it takes on his mental health and personal life.

Zero Dark Thirty

Zero Dark Thirty
Zero Dark Thirty
Internet Movie Database: 7.4/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 91%
Metacritic: 95/100
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Runtime: 157 min
Genre: Drama, History, Thriller
Awards: Won 1 Oscar. 85 wins & 174 nominations total
Writer: Mark Boal
Actors: Jessica Chastain, Joel Edgerton, Chris Pratt
Language: English, Arabic, Urdu, Pashtu, French
Country: United States, India
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“Zero Dark Thirty” is a film that chronicles the decade-long hunt for Osama bin Laden following the September 11 attacks, focusing on the efforts of a determined CIA operative who leads the intelligence team responsible for locating and capturing the elusive terrorist leader. The movie delves into the intricacies of intelligence gathering, the moral dilemmas faced by those involved, and the ultimately successful mission that led to bin Laden’s death.

13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi

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24 - 13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi (2016)
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Actors: Christopher Compton, Taylor Tribe, Cole Boerens
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The Hurt Locker

The Hurt Locker
The Hurt Locker
Internet Movie Database: 7.5/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 97%
Metacritic: 95/100
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Runtime: 131 min
Genre: Drama, Thriller, War
Awards: Won 6 Oscars. 125 wins & 130 nominations total
Writer: Mark Boal
Actors: Jeremy Renner, Anthony Mackie, Brian Geraghty
Language: English, Arabic
Country: United States
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The Hurt Locker is a tense and gripping war drama that follows an elite U.S. Army bomb disposal unit in Iraq as they navigate the dangerous and adrenaline-fueled world of defusing explosives. The film explores the psychological toll of war and the intense pressure faced by soldiers in life-or-death situations.

We Were Soldiers

We Were Soldiers
We Were Soldiers
Internet Movie Database: 7.2/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 64%
Metacritic: 65/100
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Runtime: 138 min
Genre: Action, Drama, History
Awards: 3 wins & 5 nominations
Writer: Harold G. Moore, Joseph Lee Galloway, Randall Wallace
Actors: Mel Gibson, Madeleine Stowe, Greg Kinnear
Language: English, Vietnamese, French
Country: France, Germany, United States
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“We Were Soldiers” is a war film based on the true story of the Battle of Ia Drang during the Vietnam War. It follows the experiences of American soldiers and their families as they face the brutal realities of combat and the emotional toll it takes on them.

Act of Valor

Act of Valor
Act of Valor
Internet Movie Database: 6.4/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 28%
Metacritic: 40/100
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Runtime: 110 min
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Awards: 1 win & 7 nominations
Writer: Kurt Johnstad
Actors: Alex Veadov, Roselyn Sanchez, Nestor Serrano
Language: English, Russian, Filipino, Spanish
Country: United States
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“Act of Valor” is a 2012 action film that follows a team of Navy SEALs as they embark on a dangerous mission to rescue a kidnapped CIA agent and prevent a terrorist attack on American soil. The movie combines real-life Navy SEALs with fictionalized events to showcase their bravery, skills, and dedication to their country.

Jarhead

Jarhead
Jarhead
Internet Movie Database: 7.0/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 60%
Metacritic: 58/100
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Runtime: 125 min
Genre: Biography, Drama, War
Awards: 6 wins & 12 nominations
Writer: William Broyles Jr., Anthony Swofford
Actors: Jake Gyllenhaal, Jamie Foxx, Lucas Black
Language: English, Spanish, Arabic, Latin
Country: United States, United Kingdom, Germany
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“Jarhead” is a 2005 war film based on Anthony Swofford’s memoir. It follows a young Marine sniper during the Gulf War as he grapples with the psychological and emotional toll of waiting for combat while stationed in the deserts of Saudi Arabia.

Tears of the Sun

Tears of the Sun
Tears of the Sun
Internet Movie Database: 6.6/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 34%
Metacritic: 48/100
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Runtime: 121 min
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Awards: 2 nominations
Writer: Alex Lasker, Patrick Cirillo
Actors: Bruce Willis, Cole Hauser, Monica Bellucci
Language: English
Country: United States
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“Tears of the Sun” is a 2003 action war film that follows a U.S. Navy SEAL team as they embark on a mission to rescue a doctor in war-torn Nigeria, but ultimately decide to defy orders and save a group of refugees from a brutal warlord. The film explores themes of duty, morality, and the consequences of war.

Behind Enemy Lines

Behind Enemy Lines
Behind Enemy Lines
Internet Movie Database: 6.4/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 37%
Metacritic: 49/100
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Runtime: 106 min
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Awards: 1 win & 2 nominations
Writer: Jim Thomas, John Thomas, David Veloz
Actors: Gene Hackman, Owen Wilson, Gabriel Macht
Language: English, Serbo-Croatian, Spanish, Czech
Country: United States
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“Behind Enemy Lines” is a war film that follows a Navy pilot who becomes stranded in hostile territory after his plane is shot down. He must evade enemy forces and survive while his commanding officer works to rescue him.

Green Zone

Green Zone
Green Zone
Internet Movie Database: 6.8/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 53%
Metacritic: 63/100
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Runtime: 115 min
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Awards: 6 nominations
Writer: Brian Helgeland, Rajiv Chandrasekaran
Actors: Matt Damon, Jason Isaacs, Greg Kinnear
Language: English, Arabic
Country: United Kingdom, France, Spain, United States
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“Green Zone” is a political thriller film set during the Iraq War, following a US Army officer as he uncovers a conspiracy surrounding the existence of weapons of mass destruction. As he digs deeper, he becomes determined to expose the truth and bring justice to those responsible.

The Siege

The Siege
The Siege
Internet Movie Database: 6.4/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 44%
Metacritic: 53/100
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Runtime: 116 min
Genre: Action, Thriller
Awards: 2 wins & 4 nominations
Writer: Lawrence Wright, Menno Meyjes, Edward Zwick
Actors: Denzel Washington, Bruce Willis, Annette Bening
Language: English, Arabic, Spanish
Country: United States
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The Siege is a 1998 action thriller film that follows the story of an FBI agent and a CIA operative as they work together to prevent a series of terrorist attacks in New York City. The movie explores themes of terrorism, government response, and civil liberties in the face of a national crisis.

The Kingdom

The Kingdom
The Kingdom
Internet Movie Database: 7.0/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 52%
Metacritic: 56/100
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Runtime: 110 min
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Awards: 5 nominations
Writer: Matthew Michael Carnahan
Actors: Jamie Foxx, Chris Cooper, Jennifer Garner
Language: English, Arabic
Country: United States, Germany, United Arab Emirates
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The Kingdom is a thriller film set in Saudi Arabia, where a team of FBI agents is sent to investigate a terrorist attack on an American housing compound. As they navigate cultural and political obstacles, they race against time to find the perpetrators and prevent further violence.

War Horse

War Horse
War Horse
Internet Movie Database: 7.2/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 75%
Metacritic: 72/100
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Runtime: 146 min
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Awards: Nominated for 6 Oscars. 15 wins & 76 nominations total
Writer: Lee Hall, Richard Curtis, Michael Morpurgo
Actors: Jeremy Irvine, Emily Watson, David Thewlis
Language: English, German
Country: United States, India
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“War Horse” is a film about a young man named Albert who forms a deep bond with a horse named Joey, and their journey as they are separated by World War I and must overcome various obstacles to reunite. The movie explores themes of friendship, loyalty, and the resilience of the human spirit.

Rescue Dawn

Rescue Dawn
Rescue Dawn
Internet Movie Database: 7.3/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 90%
Metacritic: 77/100
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Runtime: 125 min
Genre: Adventure, Biography, War
Awards: 1 win & 6 nominations
Writer: Werner Herzog
Actors: Christian Bale, Steve Zahn, Jeremy Davies
Language: English, Lao, Vietnamese
Country: United States, Luxembourg
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Rescue Dawn is a war drama film based on the true story of Dieter Dengler, a U.S. Navy pilot who is shot down and captured during the Vietnam War, and his harrowing escape from a Laotian prison camp.

The Great Raid

The Great Raid
The Great Raid
Internet Movie Database: 6.6/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 38%
Metacritic: 48/100
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Runtime: 132 min
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Awards: 1 nomination
Writer: William B. Breuer, Hampton Sides, Carlo Bernard
Actors: Benjamin Bratt, Joseph Fiennes, James Franco
Language: Filipino, English, Tagalog, Japanese
Country: United States, Australia
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The Great Raid is a war film based on true events during World War II, following a group of American soldiers who undertake a daring rescue mission to save over 500 prisoners of war from a Japanese camp in the Philippines. The film depicts their strategic planning and heroic efforts to liberate the prisoners and bring them to safety.

The Thin Red Line

The Thin Red Line
The Thin Red Line
Internet Movie Database: 7.6/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 80%
Metacritic: 78/100
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Runtime: 170 min
Genre: Drama, History, War
Awards: Nominated for 7 Oscars. 22 wins & 47 nominations total
Writer: James Jones, Terrence Malick
Actors: Jim Caviezel, Sean Penn, Nick Nolte
Language: English, Tok Pisin, Japanese, Greek
Country: United States
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“The Thin Red Line” is a war film that follows a group of soldiers during the Battle of Guadalcanal in World War II. It explores the psychological and emotional toll of war on individuals, as they grapple with their own humanity and the brutality of conflict.

Flags of Our Fathers

Flags of Our Fathers
Flags of Our Fathers
Internet Movie Database: 7.1/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 76%
Metacritic: 79/100
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Runtime: 135 min
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Awards: Nominated for 2 Oscars. 16 wins & 28 nominations total
Writer: William Broyles Jr., Paul Haggis, James Bradley
Actors: Ryan Phillippe, Barry Pepper, Joseph Cross
Language: English
Country: United States
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“Flags of Our Fathers” is a war drama film that tells the story of the six men who raised the American flag at the Battle of Iwo Jima during World War II, exploring their experiences and the impact of the iconic photograph on their lives and the nation. The movie delves into the complexities of heroism, patriotism, and the power of propaganda in shaping public perception.

Hacksaw Ridge

Hacksaw Ridge
Hacksaw Ridge
Internet Movie Database: 8.1/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 84%
Metacritic: 71/100
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Runtime: 139 min
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Awards: Won 2 Oscars. 56 wins & 115 nominations total
Writer: Robert Schenkkan, Andrew Knight
Actors: Andrew Garfield, Sam Worthington, Luke Bracey
Language: English, Japanese
Country: Australia, United States, United Kingdom, China
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“Hacksaw Ridge” is a biographical war film that tells the extraordinary true story of Desmond Doss, a conscientious objector who served as a medic during World War II and saved 75 lives without carrying a weapon. The movie explores his unwavering faith, courage, and determination to serve his country while adhering to his personal beliefs.

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