Top 10 Mind-Blowing Movies to Watch Like Green Zone

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Green Zone is a brilliant movie with the background theme of the cold war and rebel. The film revolves around a U.S. Army officer who goes rogue and hunts for weapons of mass destruction. The film received many positive reviews from viewers and also a strong fanbase.

Here is the list of 10 movies similar to Green Zone with a Cold war background and skilled officials.

13 Hours

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Set in Libya, 2012, at an unofficial CIA base in Benghazi, the U.S. Ambassador to Libya, Chris Stevens, visits the area, staying in a compound near the CIA base. But hordes of heavily armed locals attack the Ambassador’s compound, and the only forces willing and able to defend it are six CIA contractors. Will he survive?


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A politically-charged epic about the state of the oil industry in the hands of those personally involved in and affected by it. The movie received mixed reviews with an IMDb rating of 6.9 and a score of 93% on Rotten Tomatoes.

The Kingdom

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A team of U.S. government agents is sent to investigate the bombing of an American facility in the Middle East. The movie is based on the 1966 bombing of the Khobar housing complex and the two 2003 bombings of four compounds in Riyadh.


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After his 17-year-old daughter, Kim, go to France with her best friend. A former CIA agent, Bryan Mills, is horrified to know that an Albanian gang, whose runs prostitution rings, has kidnapped his daughter and her friend. He has only 96 hours before he lost her forever. Using his skills and training, will he find his daughter in time and save her?

The Hurt Locker

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The Hurt Locker is set during the Iraq War and revolves around a Sergeant who is recently assigned to an army bomb squad. But due to his maverick way of handling his work, he is put at odds with his squadmates. This movie went on to win six Oscars and six BAFTA awards in 2010.

Body of Lies

The story revolves around an American CIA agent on the ground in Jordan. Although he hunts down a very powerful terrorist leader, his conscious is caught between the unclear intentions of his supervisors and the Jordan Intelligence.

The Wall

After answering a distress call in the desert of postwar Iraq, U.S. soldiers Shane and Allan find themselves fighting for survival against an unseen sniper. Things get worse when the unseen sniper badly injures Shane and shoots Allan in his leg.


Samir Horn, a former soldier, a devout Muslim, and U.S. citizen in the Middle East, selling bomb detonators to Islamic radicals. After finding out both FBI and CIA on his tail, Horn goes underground in France and then to the United States, using his abilities to choreograph a simultaneous and multiple terror attacks. Will the intelligence agencies work with each other and stop Horn in time?

Eye in the sky

Colonel Katherine Powell, a military officer, is to capture terrorists in Kenya. But her mission escalates when a girl enters the kill zone. This triggers political conspiracy and an international dispute over the implications of modern warfare.

Fair Game

Valerie Plame, a CIA agent, must save herself and her husband after White House officials blow her cover while investigating the existence of weapons of mass destruction. They do this to discredit her husband after writing a 2003 New York Times article that criticizes Bush administration. The article says that the Bush administration had manipulated intelligence about weapons of mass destruction to justify the invasion of Iraq.

Make sure to check out this list of fantastic movies and enjoy them. All of the movies on the list above are exciting, interesting, and overwhelming. Fans are going to love watching each one of them.

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