Movies like 'American Sniper' and 'The Hurt Locker' that take place in contemporary conflicts in the middle-east. War movies don't get more gritty, realistic, and topical than these. Make sure to check out 'The Messenger' for a hidden dramatic gem!
Marcus Luttrell and his team set out on a mission to capture or kill notorious Taliban leader Ahmad Shah, in late June 2005. Marcus and his team are left to fight for their lives in one of the most valiant efforts of modern warfare.
Navy SEAL sniper Chris Kyle's pinpoint accuracy saves countless lives on the battlefield and turns him into a legend. Back home to his wife and kids after four tours of duty, however, Chris finds that it is the war he can't leave behind.