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1. Exodus: Gods and Kings (2014)
PG-13 | 150 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
The defiant leader Moses rises up against the Egyptian Pharaoh Ramses, setting 600,000 slaves on a monumental journey of escape from Egypt and its terrifying cycle of deadly plagues.
Votes: 128,148 | Gross: $65.01M
3. Munich (2005)
R | 164 min | Drama, History, Thriller
Based on the true story of the Black September aftermath, about the five men chosen to eliminate the ones responsible for that fateful day.
Votes: 176,478 | Gross: $47.38M
4. Babel (I) (2006)
R | 143 min | Drama
Tragedy strikes a married couple on vacation in the Moroccan desert, touching off an interlocking story involving four different families.
Votes: 243,276 | Gross: $34.30M
6. The Diving Bell and the Butterfly (2007)
PG-13 | 112 min | Biography, Drama
The true story of Elle editor Jean-Dominique Bauby who suffers a stroke and has to live with an almost totally paralyzed body; only his left eye isn't paralyzed.
Votes: 89,707 | Gross: $5.99M
7. The Visitor (I) (2007)
PG-13 | 104 min | Drama
A college professor travels to New York City to attend a conference and finds a young couple living in his apartment.
Votes: 37,251 | Gross: $9.42M
8. The Limits of Control (2009)
R | 116 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
The story of a mysterious loner, a stranger in the process of completing a criminal job.
Votes: 15,720 | Gross: $0.43M
9. The Sense of Wonder (2015)
100 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Louise, a widow with two children, almost crushes a stranger with her car. She takes care of him, even if he's not really wounded. It turns out that he has mental disorders and that they can help each other much more than they thought.
10. The Nativity Story (2006)
PG | 101 min | Drama, Family, Fantasy
A drama that focuses on the period in Mary and Joseph's life where they journeyed to Bethlehem for the birth of Jesus.
Votes: 8,126 | Gross: $37.62M
11. Paradise Now (2005)
PG-13 | 90 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
Two childhood friends are recruited for a suicide bombing in Tel Aviv.
Votes: 19,481 | Gross: $1.45M
14. Rock the Casbah (2013)
100 min | Drama
The whole family is reunited when Sofia comes back for his father's funeral. Quickly, inner problems are revealed.
15. Miral (2010)
R | 112 min | Drama, History
A drama centered on an orphaned Palestinian girl growing up in the wake of Arab-Israeli war who finds herself drawn into the conflict.
Votes: 2,795 | Gross: $0.37M
16. Azur & Asmar: The Princes' Quest (2006)
PG | 99 min | Animation, Adventure, Family
Once upon a time there were two children nursed by same woman. Azur, a blonde, blue-eyed son of a noblewoman and Asmar, the dark skinned and dark-eyed child of the nurse. As kids, they ... See full summary »
17. The Source (2011)
135 min | Comedy, Drama
A comedy/drama set in a village and centered on a battle of the sexes, where women threaten to withhold sexual favors if their men refuse to fetch water from a remote well.
19. May in the Summer (2013)
R | 99 min | Comedy, Drama
High off the success of her first book and planning to marry ZIAD, her sensible, stable and studious fiance, MAY BRENNAN has it all. At least that's what she'd like people to believe. ... See full summary »
Votes: 514 | Gross: $0.02M
20. Lemon Tree (2008)
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: 5,303 | Gross: $0.57M
21. French Women (2014)
116 min | Comedy, Romance
A story about 11 women living in Paris. Each of them has her own problems: career, love life, children. Every woman has her complexes and virtues. They always look elegant, hiding their ... See full summary »
22. Peace After Marriage (2013)
86 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A sexually frustrated Palestinian-American agrees to marry an Israeli woman for a Green Card, triggering a war at home with his parents, who will stop at nothing to divorce him from his new wife.
23. The Syrian Bride (2004)
97 min | Comedy, Drama
In Majdal Shams, the largest Druze village in Golan Heights on the Israeli-Syrian border, the Druze bride Mona is engaged to get married with Tallel, a television comedian that works in the... See full summary »
Votes: 2,840 | Gross: $0.38M
24. Amreeka (2009)
PG-13 | 96 min | Drama
A drama centered on the trials and tribulations of a proud Palestinian Christian immigrant single mother and her teenage son in small town Indiana.
Votes: 3,049 | Gross: $0.62M
25. Human Zoo (2009)
110 min | Drama
In Marseille, the young Serbian-Albanian Adria Shala is an illegal immigrant traumatized by her past. Every now and then Adria recalls her life in Kosovo, when she was saved from rape by a ... See full summary »
26. A Few Days in September (2006)
116 min | Drama, Thriller, War
September the 1st, 2001. Elliot, an American C.I.A. agent holding top secret information on the immediate future of the world, disappears. His sole aim was to meet his daughter Orlando, ... See full summary »
27. Persécution (2009)
98 min | Drama
The solitary Daniel and Sonia share an uneasy love/hate relationship. Daniel's life is disrupted by the appearance of a stranger that proceeds to insinuate himself in his life. The man's ... See full summary »
28. Free Zone (2005)
90 min | Comedy, Drama
Two women embark on a road trip after they are brought together by circumstance. Rebecca (Portman) flees her hotel after a fight with her mother-in-law (Maura) and hails a taxi driven by Hanna (Lazlo).
Votes: 2,537 | Gross: $0.03M
29. Conversations with My Gardener (2007)
109 min | Comedy, Drama
A successful artist, weary of Parisian life and on the verge of divorce, returns to the country to live in his childhood house. He needs someone to make a real vegetable garden again out of... See full summary »
Romance | Announced
This "Cities of Love" episode takes us to one of the most venerated cities in the world. Jerusalem's shifting moods, varying colors and profound religious and historical significance makes people of all faiths long for this great city.
31. Dégradé (2015)
85 min | Drama
In Gaza, two hairdressers and ten customers of various ages and backgrounds spend the day trapped in a beauty salon while Hamas police fight a gang in the street.
33. Disengagement (2007)
115 min | Drama
A political drama centered around Israel's pullout from the occupied Gaza strip, in which a French woman of Israeli origin comes to the Gaza Strip to find her long ago abandoned daughter.
35. A Bottle in the Gaza Sea (2011)
Not Rated | 100 min | Drama
Tal is 17 years old. Naim is 20. She's Israeli. He's Palestinian. She lives in Jerusalem. He lives in Gaza. They were born in a land of scorched earth, where fathers bury their children. ... See full summary »
Votes: 868 | Gross: $0.00M
36. When the Cat's Away (1996)
R | 91 min | Comedy, Romance
Chloe, a young woman, is going on holidays. She entrusts her beloved cat to Madame Renée's care. But one day Madame Renée (an old lady of the neighborhood) can not find the cat. Chloe ... See full summary »
Votes: 2,838 | Gross: $1.65M
37. Red Satin (2002)
100 min | Musical, Drama
After the death of her husband, Lilia's life revolves solely around her teenage daughter, Salma. Whilst looking for Salma late one night, Lilia stumbles upon a belly dance cabaret and ... See full summary »
Votes: 728 | Gross: $0.23M
38. Kandisha (2008)
91 min | Crime, Fantasy, Horror
Shattered by the loss of her child, Nyla Jayde, a brilliant criminal defense attorney, takes on a case involving a 14th century Moroccan legend, a vengeful spirit named "Kandisha".
39. Do Not Forget Me Istanbul (2011)
113 min | Drama
An aged mother with her middle aged daughter travels from Palestine to Istanbul, Turkey, to meet some relatives. This and other short stories give us a clue about the city of Istanbul.
Writers: Hany Abu-Assad, Stefan Arsenijevic, Aida Begic, Gul Dirican, Nazli Elif Durlu, Josefina Markarian, Eric Nazarian, Stergios Niziris, Omar Shargawi | Directors: Hany Abu-Assad, Stefan Arsenijevic, Aida Begic, Josefina Markarian, Eric Nazarian, Stergios Niziris, Omar Shargawi | Stars: Ali Suliman, Hiam Abbass, Humeyra Akbay, Belçim Bilgin
40. Inheritance (I) (2012)
88 min | Drama
As a new conflict opposes Israel and Lebanon, Hajar, a young Palestinian student, returns to her native village in Galilee on the occasion of a wedding in the family. Just before the ... See full summary »
41. Games of Clouds & Rain (2013)
86 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Lost souls on a rainy night find love. Or not. An unpredictable story between madness and poetry, among Taiwanese, French and New Yorker.
42. De guerre lasse (2014)
94 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
Alex, son of a leader of the Algerians in Marseilles, has a series of confrontations with the Corsican mafia after his stint in the French Foreign Legion.
43. Habibti (2010)
16 min | Short, Drama
A veiled Arab woman, steeped in tradition, journeys to London to visit her estranged daughter only to find her living with a black boyfriend..
44. The Bag of Flour (2012)
Alsemberg, decembre 1975, sarah, 8 ans, vit dans un foyer daccueil catholique. Un jour, son pere biologique... See full synopsis »
45. A Loving Father (2002)
103 min | Drama
While the whole world thinks writer Léo Shepherd is dead, he is kidnapped by his son Paul.
46. Bab el shams (2004)
278 min | Romance, Drama, War
In the beginning was Palestine, and the story of Younes (Orwa Nyrabia) began, known as Abou Salem, known as the Man... See full synopsis »
47. We Need a Vacation (2002)
86 min | Comedy, Drama
It is the end of the school year for the children of a dormitory town. Most of them leave the place for a vacation with their parents but not Lucien and Adama whose parents can't afford the... See full summary »
49. Dawn of the World (2008)
95 min | Drama, Romance, War
The Mesopotamian Marshes, at the delta of the Euphrates and Tigris rivers, in the south of Iraq. This is where Mastour and Zahra grow up... See full synopsis »