Ramadan Movies

by skhayfa | created - 04 Jul 2012 | updated - 6 months ago | Public

Selected movies to watch during the sweet nights of Ramadan. Some will boost your Iman other will entertain your family. Please don't hesitate to comment the list and share with me your picks :-)

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1. The Message (1976)

PG | 177 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama

8.3
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This epic historical drama chronicles the life and times of Muhammad and serves as an introduction to early Islamic history.

Director: Moustapha Akkad | Stars: Anthony Quinn, Irene Papas, Michael Ansara, Johnny Sekka

Votes: 37,390

2. Koran by Heart (2011)

TV-G | 90 min | Documentary, News

7.3
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A global contest reading of the Quran by young Muslim children that takes place in Cairo, Egypt annually during Ramadan. A coming of age story about Muslim kids in modern times.

Director: Greg Barker

Votes: 255

3. Journey to Mecca (2009)

45 min | Drama, History

7.4
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One of the greatest travelers in human history, 21 year old law student Ibn Battutah set out alone to Mecca from Tangiers in 1325 and returned to Morocco almost 30 years later. This is the ... See full summary »

Director: Bruce Neibaur | Stars: Chems-Eddine Zinoune, Hassam Ghancy, Essam Edriss, Nabil Elouahabi

Votes: 366

4. Mooz-Lum (2010)

PG-13 | 99 min | Drama, Family

6.7
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48 Metascore

Amid a strict Muslim rearing and a social life he's never had, Tariq enters college confused. New peers, family and mentors help him find his place, but the 9-11 attacks force him to face his past and make the biggest decisions of his life.

Director: Qasim Basir | Stars: Evan Ross, Nia Long, Roger Guenveur Smith, Danny Glover

Votes: 947 | Gross: $0.33M

5. Der Weg nach Mekka - Die Reise des Muhammad Asad (2008)

93 min | Documentary

7.9
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Director: Georg Misch | Stars: Muhammad Asad, Samuel Honigman, Martin Goldenberg, Adnan Ibrahim

Votes: 59

6. Azur et Asmar (2006)

PG | 99 min | Animation, Adventure, Family

7.4
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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 »

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

Votes: 2,206

7. Fordson: Faith, Fasting, Football (2011)

Not Rated | 92 min | Documentary, History, News

7.2
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57 Metascore

'Fordson' follows a high school football team from Dearborn, Michigan as it prepares for its big cross-town rivalry game during the last ten days of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan. The ... See full summary »

Director: Rashid Ghazi | Stars: Mustapha Bazzi, Fouad Zaban

Votes: 91

8. Muhammad: The Last Prophet (2002)

95 min | Animation, Biography, Drama

7.8
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47 Metascore

An account of the birth of Islam.

Director: Richard Rich | Stars: Nicholas Kadi, Richard Epcar, Eli Allem, David Llewellyn

Votes: 985

An animated Islamic historical film about the rise of the Islamic religion. It shows how the principles of the religion began and what effect it had on the Arab world.

9. Muhammad: Legacy of a Prophet (2002)

PG | 116 min | Documentary

7.9
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Tells the story of the seventh century prophet who changed world history in 23 years, and continues to shapes the lives of more than 1.2 billion people. The film takes viewers not only to ... See full summary »

Directors: Omar Al-Qattan, Michael Schwarz

Votes: 729

A PBS movie about the prophet Muhammad. This documentary explains the life of Muhammad from birth to death and his contributions to the cultures of the time.

10. El Naser Salah el Dine (1963)

90 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

7.9
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Saladin, ruler of the kingdoms surrounding the Latin state of Jerusalem, is brought to attack the Christians in the Holy Land by the sacking of a convoy of Muslim pilgrims, a group which ... See full summary »

Director: Youssef Chahine | Stars: Ahmed Mazhar, Mohamed Abdel Gawad, Tawfik El Deken, Omar El-Hariri

Votes: 1,548

This film is about a great knight named Saladin who fought in the crusades. Taking place in the middle ages, this Islamic historical movie takes a look at medieval times from a whole new perspective.

11. Children of Heaven (1997)

PG | 89 min | Drama, Family

8.4
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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.

Director: Majid Majidi | Stars: Mohammad Amir Naji, Amir Farrokh Hashemian, Bahare Seddiqi, Nafise Jafar-Mohammadi

Votes: 38,948 | Gross: $0.93M

12. Islamic Art: Mirror of the Invisible World (2011)

PG | 90 min | Documentary, History

6.0
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In our post-9/11 world, a greater understanding across cultures is more important than ever before, yet the purpose of this program is not simply to provide political or historical context.... See full summary »

Director: Robert H. Gardner | Stars: Mohammad Al-Asad, Sheila S. Blair, Jonathan M. Bloom, Afshan Bokhari

Votes: 29

13. Al-Ghazali: The Alchemist of Happiness (2004)

80 min | Documentary

7.7
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Exploring the life and impact of the greatest spiritual and legal philosopher in Islamic history, this film examines Ghazali's existential crisis of faith that arose from his rejection of ... See full summary »

Director: Abdul Latif Salazar | Stars: Dariush Arjmand, Mitra Hajjar, Abol Reza Kermani, Ghorban Nadjafi

Votes: 128

14. Kingdom of Heaven (2005)

R | 144 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

7.2
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63 Metascore

Balian of Ibelin travels to Jerusalem during the crusades of the 12th century, and there he finds himself as the defender of the city and its people.

Director: Ridley Scott | Stars: Orlando Bloom, Eva Green, Liam Neeson, Martin Hancock

Votes: 235,029 | Gross: $47.40M

15. Bilal: A New Breed of Hero (2015)

PG-13 | 105 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

8.4
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54 Metascore

A thousand years ago, one boy with a dream of becoming a great warrior is abducted with his sister and taken to a land far away from home. Thrown into a world where greed and injustice rule all, Bilal finds the courage to raise his voice and make a change. Inspired by true events, this is a story of a real hero who earned his remembrance in time and history.

Directors: Khurram H. Alavi, Ayman Jamal | Stars: Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje, Ian McShane, China Anne McClain, Thomas Ian Nicholas

Votes: 11,836

16. Mawlana (2016)

130 min | Drama, Mystery

7.1
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A seemingly traditional journey of a young sheikh in a governmental mosque who moves from leading prayers to becoming a TV celebrity issuing "fatwas" that are accepted by millions who have ... See full summary »

Director: Magdy Ahmed Aly | Stars: Amr Saad, Dorra Zarrouk, Ahmad Magdi, Bayoumi Fouad

Votes: 443

17. Malcolm X (1992)

PG-13 | 202 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.7
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72 Metascore

Biographical epic of the controversial and influential Black Nationalist leader, from his early life and career as a small-time gangster, to his ministry as a member of the Nation of Islam.

Director: Spike Lee | Stars: Denzel Washington, Angela Bassett, Delroy Lindo, Spike Lee

Votes: 69,788 | Gross: $48.17M

18. Islam: Empire of Faith (2000)

160 min | Documentary, History

7.9
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Islam: Empire of Faith is a documentary series, made in 2000, that details the history of Islam, from the birth of the Islamic Prophet, Muhammad to the Ottoman Empire.

The first episode ... See full synopsis »

Director: Robert H. Gardner | Star: Ben Kingsley

Votes: 652

19. When the Moors Ruled in Europe (2005)

PG | 102 min | Documentary

7.2
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This program contends that the popular perception of the Muslim occupation of Spain toward the end of the first millennium is largely wrong. The eighth century Muslim invasion of the ... See full summary »

Director: Timothy Copestake | Stars: Bettany Hughes, Antonio Almagro, Moussa Aouni, Pedro Chalmeta Gendrón

Votes: 101

20. 1001 Inventions and the Library of Secrets (2010)

13 min | Documentary, Short, Family

8.5
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Three teenagers are researching how the modern world has been impacted by the Dark Ages. They meet the Librarian who guides them through a journey of discovery about the ancient Golden Age.

Director: Alan Deakins | Stars: Ben Kingsley, James Holly, Courtney George, Rhiann Connor

Votes: 789

21. Roads to Mecca (2010)

65 min | Documentary

7.7
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Islam is the world's second largest and fastest growing religion; the Hajj is its greatest public rite. Last year three million Muslims from over a 125 countries made the annual pilgrimage ... See full summary »

Directors: Taran Davies, Ghasem Ebrahimian | Stars: Jassim Alsaady, Chems-Eddine Zinoune

Votes: 7

22. The Light in Her Eyes (2011)

Not Rated | 87 min | Documentary

6.6
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Houda al-Habash, a conservative Muslim preacher, founded a Qur'an school for girls in Damascus, Syria when she was just 17 years old. Every summer, her female students immerse themselves in... See full summary »

Directors: Julia Meltzer, Laura Nix

Votes: 44