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1. Exodus: Gods and Kings (2014)

Drama | Post-production

An account of Moses' hand in leading the Israelite slaves out of Egypt.

Writers: Bill Collage, Adam Cooper, Steven Zaillian | Director: Ridley Scott | Stars: Christian Bale, Aaron Paul, Indira Varma, Joel Edgerton

2. Munich (2005)

R | 164 min | Drama, History, Thriller

7.7
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74 Metascore

Based on the true story of the Black September aftermath, about the five men chosen to eliminate the ones responsible for that fateful day.

Writers: Tony Kushner, Eric Roth, George Jonas | Director: Steven Spielberg | Stars: Eric Bana, Daniel Craig, Marie-Josée Croze, Ciarán Hinds

3. Babel (2006)

R | 143 min | Drama

7.5
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69 Metascore

Tragedy strikes a married couple on vacation in the Moroccan desert, touching off an interlocking story involving four different families.

Writers: Guillermo Arriaga, Alejandro González Iñárritu | Director: Alejandro González Iñárritu | Stars: Brad Pitt, Cate Blanchett, Gael García Bernal, Mohamed Akhzam

4. The Diving Bell and the Butterfly (2007)

PG-13 | 112 min | Biography, Drama

8.1
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92 Metascore

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.

Writers: Ronald Harwood, Jean-Dominique Bauby | Director: Julian Schnabel | Stars: Mathieu Amalric, Emmanuelle Seigner, Marie-Josée Croze, Anne Consigny

5. The Limits of Control (2009)

R | 116 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.2
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41 Metascore

The story of a mysterious loner, a stranger in the process of completing a criminal job.

Writer: Jim Jarmusch | Director: Jim Jarmusch | Stars: Isaach De Bankolé, Alex Descas, Jean-François Stévenin, Óscar Jaenada

6. The Visitor (I) (2007)

PG-13 | 104 min | Crime, Drama, Music

7.7
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79 Metascore

A college professor travels to New York City to attend a conference and finds a young couple living in his apartment.

Writer: Thomas McCarthy | Director: Thomas McCarthy | Stars: Richard Jenkins, Haaz Sleiman, Danai Gurira, Hiam Abbass

7. The Nativity Story (2006)

PG | 101 min | Drama, Family

6.7
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52 Metascore

A drama that focuses on the period in Mary and Joseph's life where they journeyed to Bethlehem for the birth of Jesus.

Writer: Mike Rich | Director: Catherine Hardwicke | Stars: Keisha Castle-Hughes, Shohreh Aghdashloo, Oscar Isaac, Hiam Abbass

8. Miral (2010)

R | 112 min | Drama

6.3
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45 Metascore

A drama centered on an orphaned Palestinian girl growing up in the wake of Arab-Israeli war who finds herself drawn into the conflict.

Writer: Rula Jebreal | Director: Julian Schnabel | Stars: Freida Pinto, Hiam Abbass, Willem Dafoe, Asma Al Shiukhy

9. The Source (2011)

135 min | Comedy, Drama

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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.

Writers: Radu Mihaileanu, Alain-Michel Blanc, Catherine Ramberg | Director: Radu Mihaileanu | Stars: Leïla Bekhti, Hafsia Herzi, Hiam Abbass, Saleh Bakri

10. Free Zone (2005)

90 min | Comedy, Drama

5.9
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51 Metascore

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).

Writers: Amos Gitai, Marie-Jose Sanselme | Director: Amos Gitai | Stars: Natalie Portman, Hana Laszlo, Hiam Abbass, Carmen Maura

11. Paradise Now (2005)

PG-13 | 90 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

7.5
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71 Metascore

Two childhood friends are recruited for a suicide bombing in Tel Aviv.

Writers: Hany Abu-Assad, Bero Beyer | Director: Hany Abu-Assad | Stars: Kais Nashif, Ali Suliman, Lubna Azabal, Hamza Abu-Aiaash

12. Persécution (2009)

98 min | Drama

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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 »

Writers: Patrice Chéreau, Anne-Louise Trividic | Director: Patrice Chéreau | Stars: Romain Duris, Charlotte Gainsbourg, Jean-Hugues Anglade, Gilles Cohen

13. The Promise (2010 TV Mini-Series)

Drama

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A young British girl travels to Israel/Palestine, retracing the steps of her grandfather - a British soldier stationed there in the 1940s.

Stars: Claire Foy, Christian Cooke, Itay Tiran, Katharina Schüttler

14. Azur & Asmar: The Princes' Quest (2006)

PG | 99 min | Animation, Adventure, Family

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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 »

Writer: Michel Ocelot | Director: Michel Ocelot | Stars: Cyril Mourali, Karim M'Riba, Hiam Abbass, Patrick Timsit

15. A Few Days in September (2006)

116 min | Drama, Thriller, War

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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 »

Writer: Santiago Amigorena | Director: Santiago Amigorena | Stars: Juliette Binoche, John Turturro, Sara Forestier, Tom Riley

16. HBO First Look (1992– )

13 min | Documentary

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Behind-the-scenes look at upcoming feature films, featuring interview commentary with their casts and crews.

Stars: Tom Hanks, Sandra Bullock, Will Smith, Matt Damon

17. I Am Slave (2010)

82 min | Thriller

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A thriller set in London's slave trade and centered on a woman's fight for freedom.

Writer: Jeremy Brock | Director: Gabriel Range | Stars: Wunmi Mosaku, Isaach De Bankolé, Lubna Azabal, Igal Naor

18. When the Cat's Away (1996)

R | 91 min | Comedy, Romance

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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 »

Writer: Cédric Klapisch | Director: Cédric Klapisch | Stars: Garance Clavel, Zinedine Soualem, Renée Le Calm, Olivier Py

19. Peace After Marriage (2013)

86 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

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Desperate for companionship, a lonely, young Palestinian-American man agrees to marry an Israeli woman in need of a Green Card, forcing them to re-examine their respective cultural and familial traditions.

Writer: Ghazi Albuliwi | Directors: Bandar Albuliwi, Ghazi Albuliwi | Stars: Hiam Abbass, Ghazi Albuliwi, Omer Barnea, Thom Bishops

20. Conversations with My Gardener (2007)

109 min | Comedy, Drama

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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 »

Writers: Jean Becker, Jean Cosmos, Henri Cueco, Jacques Monnet | Director: Jean Becker | Stars: Daniel Auteuil, Jean-Pierre Darroussin, Fanny Cottençon, Alexia Barlier

21. Jerusalem, I Love You

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 ... See full summary »

Writers: Sayed Kashua, Etgar Keret, Nicole Krauss, Hagai Levi, Amos Oz, Brad Silberling | Directors: Hiam Abbass, Joseph Cedar, Lawrence Kasdan, Brad Silberling, Jerry Zucker

22. Lemon Tree (2008)

106 min | Drama

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74 Metascore

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.

Writers: Suha Arraf, Eran Riklis | Director: Eran Riklis | Stars: Hiam Abbass, Rona Lipaz-Michael, Ali Suliman, Doron Tavory

23. Rock the Casbah (2013)

100 min | Drama

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Writers: Alexandre Aja, Raphaëlle Desplechin, Gladys Marciano, Laïla Marrakchi | Director: Laïla Marrakchi | Stars: Morjana Alaoui, Nadine Labaki, Lubna Azabal, Hiam Abbass

24. Kandisha (2008)

91 min | Crime, Fantasy, Horror

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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".

Writer: Jerome Cohen-Olivar | Director: Jerome Cohen-Olivar | Stars: Hiam Abbass, Amal Ayouch, Khalid Benchagra, Assaad Bouab

25. Human Zoo (2009)

110 min | Drama

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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 »

Writer: Rie Rasmussen | Director: Rie Rasmussen | Stars: Rie Rasmussen, Nikola Djuricko, Nick Corey, Vojin Cetkovic

26. Disengagement (2007)

115 min | Drama

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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.

Writers: Amos Gitai, Marie-Jose Sanselme | Director: Amos Gitai | Stars: Juliette Binoche, Liron Levo, Jeanne Moreau, Barbara Hendricks

27. The Syrian Bride (2004)

97 min | Comedy, Drama

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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 »

Writers: Suha Arraf, Eran Riklis | Director: Eran Riklis | Stars: Hiam Abbass, Makram Khoury, Clara Khoury, Ashraf Barhom

29. Cinema 3 (1984– )

News

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Stars: Jaume Figueras, Monts Llussà, Crisol Tuà, Àlex Gorina

30. Inheritance (I) (2012)

88 min | Drama

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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 »

Writers: Hiam Abbass, Ghazi Albuliwi, Ala Hlehel, Nadine Naous | Director: Hiam Abbass | Stars: Hafsia Herzi, Hiam Abbass, Yussuf Abu-Warda, Ali Suliman

31. May in the Summer (2013)

99 min | Comedy, Drama

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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 »

Writer: Cherien Dabis | Director: Cherien Dabis | Stars: Hiam Abbass, James Garson Chick, Cherien Dabis, Alaadin Khasawneh

32. Amreeka (2009)

PG-13 | 96 min | Drama

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73 Metascore

A drama centered on the trials and tribulations of a proud Palestinian Christian immigrant single mother and her teenage son in small town Indiana.

Writer: Cherien Dabis | Director: Cherien Dabis | Stars: Nisreen Faour, Melkar Muallem, Hiam Abbass, Alia Shawkat

33. Spy(ies) (2009)

99 min | Drama, Romance, Thriller

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Writer: Nicolas Saada | Director: Nicolas Saada | Stars: Guillaume Canet, Géraldine Pailhas, Stephen Rea, Hippolyte Girardot

34. A Bottle in the Gaza Sea (2011)

Not Rated | 100 min | Drama

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Tai 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 »

Writers: Thierry Binisti, Valérie Zenatti | Director: Thierry Binisti | Stars: Agathe Bonitzer, Mahmud Shalaby, Hiam Abbass, Riff Cohen

35. De guerre lasse (2014)

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Director: Olivier Panchot | Stars: Jalil Lespert, Tchéky Karyo, Hiam Abbass, Mhamed Arezki

36. The Bag of Flour (2012)

Drama

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Alsemberg, decembre 1975, sarah, 8 ans, vit dans un foyer daccueil catholique. Un jour, son pere biologique... See full synopsis »

Writers: Kadija Leclere, Pierre-Olivier Mornas | Director: Kadija Leclere | Stars: Hiam Abbass, Mehdi Dehbi, Hafsia Herzi, Kadija Leclere

37. Red Satin (2002)

100 min | Musical, Drama

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73 Metascore

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 »

Writer: Raja Amari | Director: Raja Amari | Stars: Hiam Abbass, Hend El Fahem, Maher Kamoun, Monia Hichri

38. A Loving Father (2002)

103 min | Drama

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While the whole world thinks writer Léo Shepherd is dead, he is kidnapped by his son Paul.

Writers: Pascal Barollier, Jacob Berger, Ed Radtke | Director: Jacob Berger | Stars: Gérard Depardieu, Guillaume Depardieu, Sylvie Testud, Julien Boisselier

39. Les jeux des nuages et de la pluie (2013)

86 min | Drama

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Writer: Benjamin de Lajarte | Director: Benjamin de Lajarte | Stars: Hiam Abbass, Alain Chamfort, Audrey Dana, Heling Li

40. Habibti (2010)

16 min | Short, Drama

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A veiled Arab woman, steeped in tradition, journeys to London to visit her estranged daughter only to find her living with a black boyfriend..

Writers: Daniel Fajemisin-Duncan, Ari Folman, Nour Wazzi | Director: Nour Wazzi | Stars: Yasmine Al Massri, Hiam Abbass, Jimmy Akingbola

41. Bab el shams (2004)

278 min | Romance, Drama, War

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In the beginning was Palestine, and the story of Younes (Orwa Nyrabia) began, known as Abou Salem, known as the Man... See full synopsis »

Writers: Elias Khoury, Yousry Nasrallah, Muhammad Suwaid | Director: Yousry Nasrallah | Stars: Hiam Abbass, Hussein Abou Seada, Fady Abou-Samra, Mohamed Akil

42. Dawn of the World (2008)

95 min | Drama, Romance, War

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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 »

Writer: Abbas Fahdel | Director: Abbas Fahdel | Stars: Karim Saleh, Hafsia Herzi, Hiam Abbass, Sayed Ragab

43. Pomegranates and Myrrh (2008)

95 min | Drama

6.3
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A free spirited Palestinian dancer becomes the wife of a prisoner.

Writer: Najwa Najjar | Director: Najwa Najjar | Stars: Ali Suliman, Hiam Abbass, Walid Abdul Salam, Ahmad Abu Sal'oum

44. Un roman policier (2008)

95 min | Crime, Drama

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In a small police station, Lieutenant Emilie Carange finds herself sexually attracted to Jamil Messaouden, a young rookie officer. When an old Algerian woman reports that she's seen drug ... See full summary »

Writer: Stéphanie Duvivier | Director: Stéphanie Duvivier | Stars: Marie-Laure Descoureaux, Abdelhafid Metalsi, Théo Trifard, Olivier Marchal

45. We Need a Vacation (2002)

86 min

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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 »

Writers: Didier Bivel, Djamila Djabri, Philippe Lasry, Marc Syrigas | Director: Didier Bivel | Stars: Thylda Barès, Siraboula Sissoko, Lilly-Fleur Pointeaux, Thomas Pitiot

46. 3000 scénarios contre un virus (1994– )

92 min

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Stars: Jonathan Alberts, Mathieu Kassovitz, Hiam Abbass, Valérie Alane

47. Everyday Is a Holiday (2009)

87 min | Drama

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It's Independence Day in Lebanon: three women who've never met before are on the same bus heading to visit a prison situated in a remote area of the country. Traveling through an arid ... See full summary »

Writers: Dima El-Horr, Rabih Mroue | Director: Dima El-Horr | Stars: Hiam Abbass, Manal Khader, Raia Haidar, Fadi Abi Samra

48. The Demon Stirs (2005)

90 min | Comedy

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Writers: Michèle Bernier, Florence Cestac, Marie-Pascale Osterrieth | Director: Marie-Pascale Osterrieth | Stars: Michèle Bernier, Simon Abkarian, Mathis Arguillère, Hiam Abbass

49. The Feelings Factory (2008)

104 min | Drama

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Attractive, educated and successful, Eloïse (Elsa Zylberstein) has it all, except for a long-term, stable romantic relationship... See full synopsis »

Writers: Olivier Gorce, Jean-Marc Moutout, Agnès de Sacy | Director: Jean-Marc Moutout | Stars: Elsa Zylberstein, Jacques Bonnaffé, Bruno Putzulu, Hiam Abbass

50. Haïfa (1996)

75 min | Drama, War

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Haifa, nicknamed after the city of his love and hope, goes around and comes around in a Palestinian refugee camp. Although he is everybody's fool, there are many things that only he knows. ... See full summary »

Writer: Rashid Masharawi | Director: Rashid Masharawi | Stars: Mohammad Bakri, Ahmad Abu Sal'oum, Hiam Abbass, Nawal Zaqout