It's now a decade since what the US called 'Operation Iraqi Freedom' began in the Middle East.

It wasn't the first war in Iraq, but it was the first one that was captured, in real time, by a thousand cameras, mobile phones and internet streams, and thus permeated not just moral and political consciousnesses, but all our cultural fibres as well.

This has been proven by the wealth of literature created by the subject - in books, plays, music and lots and lots of films.

Setting aside the wealth of documentary material (including Michael Moore's 'Farenheit 911', the highest-grossing documentary film ever), here are just 22 of the biggest dramatic films to come out of that chapter of history...

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  • The Devil's Double

  • Fair Game

  • Rendition

  • The A-Team

  • In the Valley of Elah

  • The Lucky One

  • The Green Zone

  • Men Who Stare At Goats

  • Stop-Loss

  • Tiger and the Snow

  • Battle for Haditha

  • Redacted

  • Allegiance

  • The Messenger

  • The Kingdom

  • Harsh Times

  • Body of Lies

  • Conspiracy

  • GI Jesus

  • The Marine

  • The Hurt Locker

  • Home of the Brave