Watched: Middle Eastern Filmsby Darii | created - 03 Sep 2011 | updated - 13 Oct 2013 | Public
movies I've watched from Middle Eastern countries.
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1. Mutluluk (2007)
105 min | Drama
Condemned to death to salvage her family's honor, a young rape victim escapes to a seaside town with the man tasked with her execution.
Votes: 6,856 | Gross: $0.04M
Turkish: Good movie, interesting.
2. Caramel (2007)
PG | 95 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A romantic comedy centered on the daily lives of five Lebanese women living in Beirut.
Votes: 10,603 | Gross: $1.06M
Great portrayal of middle eastern women and their problems.
3. The Stoning of Soraya M. (2008)
R | 114 min | Drama
A distressed woman, desperately asks for a meeting with a journalist, to disclose the cruel and inhumane punishment of her niece.
Votes: 15,747 | Gross: $0.66M
Extremely sad and touching. Must watch.
4. The Kite (2003)
Not Rated | 80 min | Drama
A young 15 year old girl, Lamia, lives in a southern Lebanese village on the border with Israel. She is given in marriage to her cousin on the other side of the border. As Lamia crosses the... See full summary »
6. Osama (2003)
PG-13 | 83 min | Drama
The Taliban are ruling Afghanistan, they being a repressive regime especially for women, who, among other things, are not allowed to work. This situation is especially difficult for one ... See full summary »
Votes: 7,953 | Gross: $1.13M
7. Children of Heaven (1997)
PG | 89 min | Drama, Family
After a boy loses his sister's pair of shoes, he goes on a series of adventures in order to find them. When he can't, he tries a new way to "win" a new pair.
Votes: 39,669 | Gross: $0.93M
8. Ha-Kochavim Shel Shlomi (2003)
Not Rated | 94 min | Drama, Comedy
The new math teacher and new school principal discover the 16-year-old underachiever failing classes is really a genius, and the kid's own family's too busy relying on him to mend family fences to notice his brilliance either.
9. Baran (2001)
PG | 94 min | Drama, Romance
In a building site in present-day Tehran, Lateef, a 17-year-old Turkish worker is irresistibly drawn to Rahmat, a young Afghan worker. The revelation of Rahmat's secret changes both their lives.
Votes: 6,798 | Gross: $0.13M
10. The Kite Runner (2007)
PG-13 | 128 min | Drama
After spending years in California, Amir returns to his homeland in Afghanistan to help his old friend Hassan, whose son is in trouble.
Votes: 71,847 | Gross: $15.80M
11. The Bubble (2006)
Unrated | 117 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
The movie follows a group of young friends in the city of Tel Aviv and is as much a love song to the city as it is an exploration of the claim that people in Tel Aviv are isolated from the ... See full summary »
Votes: 4,974 | Gross: $0.16M
12. Musallat (2007)
95 min | Crime, Fantasy, Horror
The story of a young couple haunted by mysterious forces and there looks to be a heavy possession element as well. The calm life of Suat and Nurcan is broken when they begin to be scared by supernatural creatures.
13. Et maintenant on va où? (2011)
PG-13 | 110 min | Comedy, Drama
A group of Lebanese women try to ease religious tensions between Christians and Muslims in their village.
Votes: 9,068 | Gross: $0.53M
14. Fatmagül'ün Suçu Ne? (2010–2012)
Fatmagul Sucu Ne (What is Fatmagul's Fault?) is a story based on novel. The series revolves around Fatmagul (Beren) and Kerim (Engin) who are the lead characters. Fatmagul who is a small ... See full summary »
15. Kuzey Güney (2011–2013)
90 min | Drama
Kuzey and Güney are brothers, yet they cannot be more different, both in character and also in their perception, much like their names they are north and south. While the older brother ... See full summary »
18. A Separation (2011)
PG-13 | 123 min | Drama, Mystery
A married couple are faced with a difficult decision - to improve the life of their child by moving to another country or to stay in Iran and look after a deteriorating parent who has Alzheimer's disease.
Votes: 174,461 | Gross: $7.10M
19. Bikur Ha-Tizmoret (2007)
PG-13 | 87 min | Comedy, Drama, Music
A band comprised of members of the Egyptian police force head to Israel to play at the inaugural ceremony of an Arab arts center, only to find themselves lost in the wrong town.
Votes: 11,574 | Gross: $3.05M
20. Rabies (2010)
Unrated | 90 min | Horror
A brother and sister who run away from home find sanctuary in a deserted nature reserve. When the sister falls into the trap of a psychopathic killer, the brother sets out on a race against... See full summary »
21. Etz Limon (2008)
Not Rated | 106 min | Drama
The story of a Palestinian widow who must defend her lemontree field when a new Israeli Defense Minister moves next to her and threatens to have her lemon grove torn down.
Votes: 5,719 | Gross: $0.57M