Feature Film, Kurdish (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)



1. Zalava (2021)

93 min | Drama, Horror

7.1
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Investigating reports of demonic possessions in a remote village, a skeptical military officer finds his beliefs tested by an enigmatic exorcist.

Director: Arsalan Amiri | Stars: Navid Pourfaraj, Pouria Rahimi Sam, Baset Rezaei, Hoda Zeinolabedin

Votes: 75

2. Turtles Can Fly (2004)

PG-13 | 98 min | Drama, War

8.1
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85 Metascore

Near the Iraqi-Turkish border on the eve of an American invasion, refugee children like 13-year-old Kak (Ebrahim), gauge and await their fate.

Director: Bahman Ghobadi | Stars: Soran Ebrahim, Avaz Latif, Saddam Hossein Feysal, Hiresh Feysal Rahman

Votes: 18,912 | Gross: $0.26M

3. Rhino Season (2012)

88 min | Drama, History, Thriller

6.4
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66 Metascore

Kurdish-Iranian poet Sahel has just been released from a thirty-year prison sentence in Iran. Now the one thing keeping him going is the thought of finding his wife, who thinks him dead for over twenty years.

Director: Bahman Ghobadi | Stars: Behrouz Vossoughi, Monica Bellucci, Yilmaz Erdogan, Caner Cindoruk

Votes: 6,524

4. Baran (2001)

PG | 94 min | Drama, Romance

7.8
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79 Metascore

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.

Director: Majid Majidi | Stars: Hossein Abedini, Zahra Bahrami, Mohammad Amir Naji, Hossein Mahjoub

Votes: 8,167 | Gross: $0.13M

5. The Exam (2021)

89 min | Drama

Rojin is a young Kurdish-Iraqi woman about to take the university entrance exam. Rojin's unhappily married older sister Shilan decides to help her pass at any cost, hoping to give her a ... See full summary »

Director: Shawkat Amin Korki | Stars: Adil Abdolrahman, Hussein Hassan Ali, Shwan Attoof, Didar Bakir

6. Up & Away (2012)

97 min | Adventure, Drama

7.5
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Iraq in the early 1990 was a devastating land to survive in. When we think of Iraq, the first thing that tends to pop into our minds is the war and Saddam Hussein. But there is another side... See full summary »

Director: Karzan Kader | Stars: Zamand Taha, Sarwar Fazil, Diya Mariwan, Suliman Karim Mohamad

Votes: 4,975

7. The End Will Be Spectacular (2019)

135 min | War

7.4
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After her brother's death in the hands of ISIS, Zilan returns to her natal city, where the people's demonstrations are receiving brutal repression. In the fight for her people's freedom, she will not remain a passive witness.

Director: Ersin Çelik | Stars: Arjîn Baysal, Arif Demîr, Sahire Ozhan, Delîl Pîran

Votes: 194

8. My Sweet Pepper Land (2013)

100 min | Drama

7.0
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Baran, a Kurdish independence war hero, is now sheriff in Erbil, the capital city. No longer feeling useful in this society now at peace, he thinks about quitting the police force, but ... See full summary »

Director: Hiner Saleem | Stars: Korkmaz Arslan, Golshifteh Farahani, Suat Usta, Mir Murad Bedirxan

Votes: 2,292

9. The Suspended Step of the Stork (1991)

143 min | Drama, Romance

7.5
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A reporter stuck in a border town with an overcrowding of refugees sees a man he believes to be a long lost politician.

Director: Theodoros Angelopoulos | Stars: Marcello Mastroianni, Jeanne Moreau, Gregory Patrick Karr, Ilias Logothetis

Votes: 2,331

10. A Time for Drunken Horses (2000)

Not Rated | 80 min | Drama, War

7.7
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78 Metascore

Young Iranian Kurdish siblings try to save the youngest of them, who is seriously ill.

Director: Bahman Ghobadi | Stars: Ayoub Ahmadi, Rojin Younessi, Amaneh Ekhtiar-dini, Madi Ekhtiar-dini

Votes: 7,897 | Gross: $0.70M

11. Half Moon (2006)

107 min | Comedy, Drama, Music

7.2
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72 Metascore

Mamo, an old and legendary Kurdish musician living in Iran, plans to give one final concert in Iraqi Kurdistan. After seven months of trying to get a permit and rounding up his ten sons, he... See full summary »

Director: Bahman Ghobadi | Stars: Ismail Ghaffari, Allah-Morad Rashtian, Farzin Sabooni, Kambiz Arshi

Votes: 2,806 | Gross: $0.00M

12. Neighbours (2021)

124 min | Drama

8.8
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With a fine sense of humor and satire, the film tells of a childhood, which, between dictatorship and dark drama, also has its light moments. How much friendship, love and solidarity are possible in times of repression and despotism?

Director: Mano Khalil | Stars: Jay Abdo, Sherzad Abdullah, Abdeslam Suleiman Abed, Mazen Al Natour

Votes: 16

13. The Herd (1978)

Not Rated | 129 min | Drama

8.3
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Because of a local blood feud, a peasant family in eastern Turkey decides to sell its sheep in far away Ankara.

Director: Zeki Ökten | Stars: Suayip Adlig, Tarik Akan, Zeliha Bekan, Cevahir Civelek

Votes: 4,651

14. Before Snowfall (2013)

96 min | Drama

7.1
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A sixteen-year-old boy gets wrapped in plastic, and lowered into a tank truck full of crude oil. That's how Hisham Zaman's long awaited feature film debut begins.

Director: Hisham Zaman | Stars: Abdullah Taher, Suzan Ilir, Bahar Ozen, Ava Abdulsattar

Votes: 560

16. 14 Tirmeh (2017)

Drama

7.8
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In September 12 1980, the Turkish state carries out a military coup suppressing the struggle of the Kurds for human rights and freedom - their existence, identity, language and culture are ... See full summary »

Director: Hasim Aydemir | Stars: Sakine Cansiz, Aysel Dalar, Veysel Erel, Bülent Keser

Votes: 163

17. Letter to the King (2014)

75 min | Drama

6.9
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Letter to the King portrays five people on a day trip from a refugee camp to Oslo, a welcome change in an otherwise monotonous life. But we soon realize that each and every one of them has ... See full summary »

Director: Hisham Zaman | Stars: Ali Bag Salimi, Zheer Durhan, Nazmi Kirik, Hassan Dimirci

Votes: 240

18. The Heart Sculpture (2019)

108 min | Comedy, Drama, Musical

7.6
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A love story between a poor boy and a rich girl.

Director: Shwan Attoof | Stars: Halwest Muhammad, Nzar Salami, Narin Alan, Reshan Hemo

Votes: 538

19. My Father's Wings (2016)

101 min | Drama

7.0
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Set against the backdrop of construction activity promising to fill in the empty spaces of the urban landscape with entirely new neighborhoods, a story unfolds of an aging construction ... See full summary »

Director: Kivanç Sezer | Stars: Menderes Samancilar, Musab Ekici, Kubra Kip, Tansel Öngel

Votes: 978

20. Zagros (2017)

102 min | Drama

6.5
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Havin, the young wife of Kurdish shepherd Zagros, is being accused of adultery. She flees with their daughter Rayhan from Kurdistan to Brussels. Zagros is convinced of her innocence, leaves his family to start a new life.

Director: Sahim Omar Kalifa | Stars: Maaike Neuville, Feyyaz Duman, Aziz Çapkurt, Janne Desmet

Votes: 522

21. Before Your Eyes (2009)

Not Rated | 102 min | Drama

7.3
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Diyarbakir, in the late nineties: Two young Kurdish children are forced to live on the street after their parents have been murdered by a member of a secret state security force.

Director: Miraz Bezar | Stars: Senay Orak, Muhammed Al, Hakan Karsak, Suzan Ilir

Votes: 1,239

22. El clásico (2015)

95 min | Drama

7.3
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Two Kurdish little people in Iraq risk their lives to fulfill their dreams and that is to meet football hero Cristiano Ronaldo.

Director: Halkawt Mustafa | Stars: Ahmed Adel, Wrya Ahmed, Dana Ahmes, Kamaran Raoof

Votes: 489

23. Memories on Stone (2014)

97 min | Comedy, Drama, History

7.2
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Kurdish childhood friends Hussein (37) and Alan (40) direct and produce a film about the genocide of Kurdish people in Iraq, the Anfal campaign in 1988. They learn that, to achieve veracity... See full summary »

Director: Shawkat Amin Korki | Stars: Bangen Ali, Hussein Hassan Ali, Salih Arif, Nazmi Kirik

Votes: 156

24. Kilometre Zero (2005)

Not Rated | 91 min | Comedy, Drama, War

6.0
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Set during the Iraq-Iran war in the 80s, the film tells of a tragicomic road trip set in Iraq's Kurdistan.

Director: Hiner Saleem | Stars: Nazmi Kirik, Eyam Ekrem, Belçim Bilgin, Ehmed Qeladizeni

Votes: 465

25. Siyabend and Xece (1991)

98 min | Drama, Romance

4.7
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The mythological love story of two Kurdish youth.

Director: Sahin Gök | Stars: Tarik Akan, Mine Çayiroglu, Menderes Samancilar, Mesut Çakarli

Votes: 113

26. Meteors (2017)

Not Rated | 84 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi

7.0
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They come at night and everybody steps out. They light torches and remember those who have walked these streets before them. In the coming hours, the city will be on lockdown: an eclipse appears and meteors start to fall.

Director: Gürcan Keltek | Star: Ebru Ojen Sahin

Votes: 241

27. Govenda Ali û Dayka Zin (2021)

79 min | Drama

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Director: Mehmet Ali Konar | Stars: Suat Usta, Korkmaz Arslan, Maryam Boubani, Diman Zandi

28. The Death of Black Horses

Drama

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Director: Ferit Karahan | Stars: Nail Kirmizigül, Haki Biçici, Münir Can Cindoruk

29. The Little Refugee (2020)

89 min | Drama

6.0
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In 2015, the Syrian boy Aylan appeared dead on Bodrum beach, Turkey. The image shocked and alerted the world to the refugee crisis. The film imagines what could have happened to this kid ... See full summary »

Director: Batin Ghobadi | Stars: Nader Fallah, Farshid Gavili, Suat Usta, Pariya Vaziri

Votes: 13

30. Kingdom of Ants (2016)

70 min | Drama, Family, War

5.7
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A Yezidi girl who is a victim of the Islamic State (ISIS) atrocities. After 11 months of captivity, she gives birth to an illegitimate child whose father is unknown. The girl is then saved ... See full summary »

Director: Adnan Osman | Stars: Rupak Abdulkadr, Zayar Abdulla, Dlzar Kafroshi, Shno Khanm

Votes: 6

31. Bêrîtan (2006)

162 min | Drama, War

7.2
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Directors: Jinda Baran, Halil Uysal, Dersim Zeravanr | Stars: Jinda Baran, Beritan Cûdi, Ömer Harran, Rubar Qamislo

Votes: 140

32. Crossing the Dust (2006)

73 min | Drama

7.6
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A road movie set in Iraq in 2003 during the fall of Saddam. Two Kurds are looking for the parents of a five-year-old boy who has been found in the street in tears. His name is Saddam too. ... See full summary »

Director: Shawkat Amin Korki | Stars: Adil Abdolrahman, Hussein Hassan Ali, Aba Rash, Eyam Ekrem

Votes: 98

33. Babamin Sesi (2012)

Not Rated | 88 min | Drama, Family

6.4
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When Basê finds herself revisited by voice recordings resurfacing from the past, she whispers to her son Mehmet things that he never knew.

Directors: Orhan Eskiköy, Zeynel Dogan | Stars: Basê Dogan, Zeynel Dogan, Gulizar Dogan, Asiye Dogan

Votes: 351

34. Ehmedê Xanî'den: Mem û Zîn (1991)

83 min | Drama, Romance

6.7
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Based upon an ancient epic poem by "Ahmad Khani", the film relates the story of Mem,a young Kurdish boy, who falls in love with Zin, the daughter of the governor of Butan,when the people ... See full summary »

Director: Ümit Elçi | Stars: Meltem Doganay, Yalçin Dümer, Levent Güner, Eser Giray

Votes: 160

35. Reseba: The Dark Wind (2016)

92 min | Drama, Romance, War

7.5
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Radical Islamist militants attack a village in Iraq where a young Yazidi love couple prepares for marriage. From that moment onwards their lives are turned into a nightmare.

Director: Hussein Hassan Ali | Stars: Rekish Shahbaz, Diman Zandi, Adil Abdolrahman, Meryem Boobani

Votes: 90

36. Red Heart (2011)

77 min | Drama, Romance

6.3
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The teenagers Shirin and Soran are in love, and want to marry, but Shirin's father has arranged her marriage, and forbids them. On her wedding night Soran kidnaps her for them to be together.

Director: Halkawt Mustafa | Stars: Ali Ahmed, Soran Ebrahim, Soran Ibrahim, Shahen Jamal

Votes: 66

37. Walking (2011)

Drama

6.7
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1980. Xelilo, a disturbed man, lives in an abandoned store and walks endlessly through the streets of Nusaybin, a Kurdish village in the south east of Turkey He is curiously being noticed ... See full summary »

Director: Shiar Abdi | Stars: Abdullah Ado, Mehmet Avsar, Talat Ekinci, Serhat Ertuna

Votes: 60

38. Mardan (2014)

Not Rated | 110 min | Drama

6.1
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Mardan is a police officer who one day meets Leila, whose husband has disappeared. Mardan takes it on himself to solve the mystery.

Director: Batin Ghobadi | Stars: Hussein Hassan Ali, Helly Luv, Feyyaz Duman, Ismail Zagros

Votes: 162

39. Black Horse Memories (2015)

88 min | Drama

6.3
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A group of young people are trying to teach Kurdish in Turkish Kurdistan, a land where the teaching of the language is forbidden by Turkish authorities. Part of their work is to print ... See full summary »

Director: Shahram Alidi | Stars: Berrak Tüzünataç, Diman Zandi, Senay Aydin, Vildan Atasever

Votes: 44

40. Landless (2021)

86 min

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Director: Turaj Aslani | Stars: Hani Mojtahedy, Shwan Attoof, Cahit Sahin Yalcin, Bülent Keser

41. Narcissus Blossom (2006)

80 min

6.1
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Directors: Hussein Hassan Ali, Masoud Arif Salih | Stars: Hussein Hassan Ali, Mohammed A. Artishi, Selma Civak, Shahin Kivork

Votes: 32

42. Kick Off (2009)

81 min | Drama

6.5
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Inside a beat up stadium in Kirkuk, Iraq, live many refugees trying to escape Sadam Hussein's administration. Asu lives with his younger brother who has lost his legs from a landmine. Next ... See full summary »

Director: Shawkat Amin Korki | Stars: Atug Asu, Shwan Attoof, Hamed Diyar, Hamajaga Hilin

Votes: 152

43. Jiyan (2002)

102 min | Drama, Romance, War

6.9
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Five years following the infamous chemical and biological bombing of Halabja, Diyari, a Kurdish/ American good Samaritan, returns to his homeland to build an orphanage in what is left of ... See full summary »

Director: Jano Rosebiani | Stars: Kurdo Galali, Pirshang Berzinji, Choman Hawrami, Enwer Shexani

Votes: 112

44. The Blue Girl (2021)

84 min | Drama

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In a remote village between the rocky mountains in Kurdistan, everyone is in love with football, but there is no plain field to play the game. The children decide to climb up the mountain in order to find somewhere to play the game.

Director: Keivan Majidi | Stars: Mobin Majidi, Vorya Majidi, Hima Mohammadi

45. One Candle, Two Candles... (2014)

Not Rated | 105 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

6.6
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30 Metascore

Young Viyan, is forcibly given to wealthy elder businessman, Haji Hemmo. When she runs out of the bedroom and climbs a tree, refusing to sleep with him, the respected elder loses face and ... See full summary »

Director: Jano Rosebiani | Stars: Enwer Shexani, Katrin Ender, Hussein Hassan Ali, Kurdo Galali

Votes: 34

46. The Last Four (2010)

81 min | Crime, Drama

7.4
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Four friends seek asylum as refugees in Sweden, but are rejected. They decide to stay illegally. According to the Swedish Migration Board a person can seek again after four years. Only three days now remain.

Director: Karzan Kader | Stars: Karzan Kader, Siham Shurafa, Piotr Marciniak, Fryad Latif

Votes: 45

47. Winterland (2007)

52 min | Drama

6.5
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A love story about two Kurds in the north of Norway.

Director: Hisham Zaman | Stars: Raouf Saraj, Shler Rahnoma, Kawa Gilli, Alibag Salimi

Votes: 209

48. Genco (2017)

80 min | Drama, Fantasy

4.6
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The film is about a limited-superhero who wants to change the world with daily, weird and funny works.

Director: Ali Kemal Çinar | Stars: Salih Demir, Teymûr Evdikê, Ihsan Sakar, Ali Kemal Çinar

Votes: 135

49. Doz (2012)

Drama

5.8
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Director: Viyan Mayi | Stars: Diyar Dersem, Fekri Baroshi, Karwan Meshary

Votes: 14

50. Siyah Karga (2016)

98 min | Drama

5.1
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Sara, who left her own country Iran without permission of her parents when she was a teenager, is an actress in Paris, France. She recieves a letter from Iran and she wants to go to her ... See full summary »

Director: M. Tayfur Aydin | Stars: Sedat Culum, Ayhan Eren, Sebnem Hassanisoughi, Medya Izgi

Votes: 90


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