Most Popular Titles With Country of Origin Libya


1. The Message (1976)

PG | 177 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama

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In the 7th century, Mohammed, Peace Be Upon Him, is visited by Angel Gabriel who urges him to lead the people of Mecca and worship God. But they're exiled in Medina before returning to ... See full summary »

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

Votes: 37,048

2. Lion of the Desert (1980)

PG | 173 min | Biography, Drama, History

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In the Fascist Italy Pre-World War II of Benito Mussolini, the cruel General Rodolfo Graziani is directly assigned by Il Duce to fight in the colonial war in Libya to vanquish the Arab ... See full summary »

Director: Moustapha Akkad | Stars: Anthony Quinn, Oliver Reed, Rod Steiger, Irene Papas

Votes: 11,116

3. Hondros (2017)

86 min | Documentary, Biography, War

8.8
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HONDROS follows the life and career of famous war photographer Chris Hondros by exploring the poignant and often surprising stories behind this award-winning photojournalist's best-known ... See full summary »

Director: Greg Campbell

Votes: 6

4. Al-risâlah (1976)

207 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama

8.8
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The story of prophet "Muhammad" and the delivery of the message of God "Allah."

Director: Moustapha Akkad | Stars: Abdallah Gheith, Mouna Wasef, Hamdy Gheith, Ali Achmed Taram

Votes: 3,292

5. Somewhere Else Tomorrow (2014)

Not Rated | 107 min | Documentary, Adventure, Drama

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A naive dreamer attempts to circumnavigate the world on his motorcycle, surviving only on the money he makes along the way.

Director: Daniel Rintz | Stars: Issa Breibish, Kristian Bruun, Megan Gay, Grant Johnson

Votes: 115

6. Benghazi: Beyond the Front Line (2013)

52 min | Documentary, Drama, News

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A film about the peaceful struggle of those made invisible by violence.

Director: Nathalia Orozco

7. Les ambassadeurs (1976)

102 min

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Director: Naceur Ktari | Stars: Sid Ali Kouiret, Jacques Rispal, Tahar Kebaili, Marcel Cuvelier

Votes: 7

8. Shadows of a Leader: Qaddafi's Female Bodyguards (2004)

57 min | Documentary

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The documentary investigates the phenomenon of Qaddafi's elite female bodyguard corps and the tensions these women embody: tensions between Islam, modernisation in a nomadic society, a militarist feminism and an urban dictatorship.

Director: Rania Ajami | Stars: Rania Ajami, Muammar Gadaffi, Fatima Elalem, Muammer Ben Saed

Votes: 82

9. The Uprising (2013)

78 min | Documentary, Action, News

6.7
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The Uprising shows us the Arab revolutions from the inside. It is a multi- camera, first-person account of that fragile, irreplaceable moment when life ceases to be a prison, and everything becomes possible again.

Director: Peter Snowdon

Votes: 25

10. Al Emara (2015)

33 min | Short, Horror

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Wesam is a Libyan young activist in the Libyan civil society who gets abducted, jailed, and tortured for talking on a TV channel about human rights in Libyan prisons in a country ... See full summary »

Director: Mouayed Zabtia | Stars: Ali Algdiri, Abdlatif Aljafri, Abdlhamed Altaib, Nedal Kahloul

Votes: 13

11. Stronger Than Bullets (2017)

87 min | Documentary, Music, War

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A defiant music scene erupts amidst the 2011 Libyan revolution to become the voice against tyranny and oppression - but as victory descends into conflict and chaos, the music goes silent. ... See full summary »

Director: Matthew Millan

12. Libya in Motion (2015)

72 min | Documentary | Completed

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From Tripoli to Benghazi, meet a grandmother sowing the national flag with relish, a young woman determined to become a film director, a fisherman philosopher, illegal migrants caught in ... See full summary »

13. The Last Jews of Libya (2007)

50 min | Documentary

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Isabella Rossellini narrates this memoir of the Sephardic Jewish population in North African prior to WWII.

Director: Vivienne Roumani | Star: Isabella Rossellini

Votes: 24

14. First to Fall (2014)

80 min | Documentary, Action, Adventure

7.7
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FIRST TO FALL follows a group of young civilian expatriate 'rebels' on their 8-month journey to liberate Libya, their home country. They give up comfortable, stable lives in order to take ... See full summary »

Directors: Rachel Beth Anderson, Timothy Grucza

Votes: 32

15. Ayna Tukhabi'un al-Shams? (1977)

94 min | Action, Crime, Fantasy

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Director: Abdallah Al-Mubahi | Stars: Abd Al-Wahab Al-Dukali, Nur Al-Sharif, Abd Al-Hadi Bil-Khayat, Leila Hamada

Votes: 7

16. Diary from the Revolution (2011)

Not Rated | 80 min | Documentary, War

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Diary From the Revolution is a riveting, close-up look at life in a Libyan militia, during and after the uprising that led to Gaddafi's fall. Capturing hum our and heartache, ... See full summary »

Director: Nizam Najar | Stars: Nizam Najar, Haj Siddiq

Votes: 7

17. Saharan Diary (2012)

92 min | Documentary

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The story follows a group of unlikely travellers as they travel overland to the Sahara. Along their route they learn as much about themselves as the people they meet. Set against incredible... See full summary »

Director: James Fair | Stars: Paul Hazell, Martin Robinson, Tom Robinson, Jack Robinson

Votes: 20

18. Granny's Flags (2012)

5 min | Documentary, Short, Family | Completed

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Haja Fatma, a mother to eight children, tells the tale of family life in Tripoli during the Libyan Revolution. Women, young and old, all contributed during these hostile months in their own... See full summary »

Director: Naziha Arebi

19. The Road (1975)

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Director: Yousef Shaaban Mohammed

20. Tripoli Stories: The Secret Room (2012)

5 min | Documentary, Short, Biography | Completed

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Caretaker for the national museum of Libya had to live the 12 months of anxiety and turbulence during the revolution not just at home to protect his family but also at work to protect the ... See full summary »

Director: Ibrahim Y. Shebani

21. Freedom Fields (2018)

Documentary | Filming

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Director: Naziha Arebi

22. The Day the World Turned Dayglo (2010)

98 min | Documentary, Adventure

7.9
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Three days after 9/11 and the beginning of a five year odyssey by a young English teacher traveling through ten Muslim countries at the height of the century's new conflict. A journey ... See full summary »

Director: Tim Cutler | Star: Kevin Taylor

Votes: 14

23. Hic Sunt Leones (2010 Video)

10 min | Documentary, Short, Action

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Eight middle-aged bikers riding through Tunisian and Libyan stunning scenarios explain the profound meaning of traveling on two wheels.

Director: Raffaele Canepa | Stars: Roberto Boscolo, Angelo Buzzini, Roberto Crepaldi, Domenico Lavorata

24. Krvavé piesky Líbye (2013)

52 min | Documentary, Drama, War

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A controversial story of a Slovakian-Libyan family in the middle of a civil war. Luba El Malaheg, Slovakian nurse, lives in Misrata and works in local hospital for over 20 years. The war ... See full summary »

Director: Ladislav Kabos

25. Tripoli Stories: Land of Men (2015)

5 min | Documentary, Short, History

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Libyan women had so many dreams post 2011 revolution. Whatever happened to them?

Director: Abo Khraisse Khalifa

26. Mare Nostrum (2014)

5 min | Documentary, Adventure, Drama | Completed

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The Italian flagship San Giorgio provides rescue and recovery services in the Mediterranen sea. In this short segment they save a group of migrants from a boat in serious danger.

Director: Enrico Ventrice

27. The Random (2015)

20 min | Short, Drama

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The Random a short film of 20 minutes addresses the issue has become very important in Libyan society after the revolution, an issue of exclusion and marginalization of the other and try ... See full summary »

Director: Osama Rezg | Stars: Muhanned Albahri, Wasef Alkhwelde, Nader Allulbi, Ramadan Almezdawi

Votes: 34

28. Ma'rakat Taqraft (1981)

Action, Drama, War

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An epic war film about the battle of the Italian and Libyan armies.

Directors: Mahmoud Ayad Dreza, Khaled Mustafa Khushaim | Stars: Hamedah El Khogah, Ali Kadak, John Khogon, Al Amin Nassef

29. Tripoli Stories: The Sandwich Maker (2014)

5 min | Documentary, Short, History

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Retirement is not an option for Tripoli famous sandwich maker.

Director: Samer S. Omar

30. Libya, the Revolution and Me (2013)

82 min | Documentary, Adventure, History | Completed

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The first dead body I ever saw, was the one from Muammar al-Qaddafi. My first encounter with the Libyan Revolution was when I was working for German TV. Since there is never enough time to ... See full summary »

31. Mission (III) (2016)

18 min | Documentary | Completed

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Our story follows a cultural mediator, working for the Italian Navy, as it patrols the Sicilian Channel-- that part of the Mediterranean Sea which borders Libya. Their mission: save the ... See full summary »

Director: Enrico Ventrice

32. Tripoli Stories: The Runner (2014)

5 min | Documentary, Short, History

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The story of what happened to Libyan runner Tari Al Shibli when he revealed his tattooed independence flag after winning international race.

Director: Mohannad Eissa

33. Win or Die - Voices from the Libyan Revolution (2012)

86 min | Documentary, Adventure, History | Post-production

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'Win or Die - Voices from the Libyan Revolution' portrays moments in time in the Libyan Revolution, allowing viewers to observe Libyans from all walks of life during their struggle for ... See full summary »

Directors: Nicole Nagel, Lorenz Weber

34. Lorsque le destin s'acharne (1972)

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Director: A. Zarrouk

35. Cydamus (2017)

Documentary, History | Post-production

Cydamus "The legacy of Ghadames" A documentary film about Ghadames (it was also known as Cydamus) a large oasis city in northwest Libya.

Director: Hitham Sawie

36. Libyan stories: Dead End (2015)

9 min | Documentary, Short, History | Completed

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Libya's political chaos makes its territory a land of opportunity for human smugglers. Thousands of illegal migrants end up forgotten, in one of the 19 detention centers.

37. We Win or We Die (2011)

21 min | Documentary, Short, Action

7.0
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February, 2011. The people of Benghazi revolt against the brutal regime of Moammar Gaddafi. Yet standing in the way of liberation is the 2-mile sprawling fortress known as The Katiba. ... See full summary »

Director: Matthew Millan | Stars: Amir Masud, Matthew Millan

Votes: 7

38. Omk Tanbo (2009)

Animation, Comedy, Family

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Omk Tanbo is a Libyan comedian cartoon series that expresses daily funny stories of an old troublemaker woman called "Omk Tanbo".

39. Pustinjska ladja (1976)

16 min | Documentary, Short

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Director: Petar Lalovic

40. Home in Time for War (2014)

106 min | Documentary, History, News | Completed

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Home in Time for War documents Mikael's first visit to his fathers home country during the middle of the 2011 Libyan revolution. Although war is the backdrop of the film the story focuses ... See full summary »

Director: Mikael Taib | Stars: Taha Elghanai, Daisy Wong, Nuha Elkugia, Mazin Ramadon

41. Emirate (2015)

33 min | Short, Action, Crime

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Wesam is a Libyan young activist in the Libyan civil society who gets abducted, jailed, and tortured for talking on a TV channel about human rights in Libyan prisons in a country ... See full summary »

Director: Mouayed Zabtia

42. Tripoli Stories: Graffiti (2012)

4 min | Documentary, Short, Biography

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After the Libyan Revolution, long suppressed feelings are appearing on building walls in Tripoli.

Directors: Asan el Gomati, Ibrahim el Mayet

43. Rebirth (II) (2013)

20 min | Short, News, War

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A photographer, the trauma of war, the reassembling of reality through images we use to remember.

Director: Emile Dinneen

44. Tripoli stories: The Mosque (2015)

5 min | Documentary, Short, History

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Post 2011 Libyan revolution, Tripoli saw a series of attacks by religious extremists damaging Sufi shrines such as the beautiful 18th century Ahmed Pasha Karamanli mosque.

Director: Farag Al-Sharif

45. Searching for Oursman (2016)

23 min | Documentary | Post-production

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Director: Luca Capponi

46. Libyan stories: Drifting (2015)

11 min | Documentary, Short, History

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Post Gaddafi, drifting cars become a national passion for young male Libyans. Mohamed loves his job in the BMW junkyard providing parts and mechanical advice to drifters. However the mix of... See full summary »

Director: Samer S. Omar

47. Allah Akbar Win or Die (2011 Video)

11 min | Documentary, Short, History

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In 2011, the Libyan people are forced to live with the consequences of a conflict. With exclusive footage of the siege of the rebel stronghold of Qaddafi 'Bab al Aziziya'.

Director: Elio Colavolpe

48. Libyan stories: Mission Impossible (2015)

17 min | Documentary, Short, History

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Two young filmmakers are on a mission trying to break into the film industry but meanwhile it is Libya who is breaking down. How can they make films when the country is slowly sliding into civil war?

Director: Najmi Own

49. Ziu (2013)

17 min | Short, Biography, Drama

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'Ziu' tells the true story of Libya's quiet revolutionary-the unlikely hero of a free people to whom he first gave belief. Ziu was in many ways an ordinary man. A middle aged diabetic. A ... See full summary »

Director: Bassem Breish | Star: Ayman al Huni

50. I Can't Cry Much Louder Than This (2013)

12 min | Documentary, Short, News

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The media and the internet bring us images of events from all corners of the world - but personal experiences are not connected with them. We are at once interconnected and disconnected. We... See full summary »

Director: Robert Cambrinus | Stars: Yousaf Raza Gillani, Barack Obama, Morgan Tsvangirai

Votes: 14