Most Popular Feature Films With Primary Language Arabic


1. L'insulte (2017)

R | 112 min | Drama, Thriller

7.7
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72 Metascore

After an emotional exchange between a Lebanese Christian and a Palestinian refugee escalates, the men end up in a court case that gets national attention.

Director: Ziad Doueiri | Stars: Adel Karam, Kamel El Basha, Camille Salameh, Diamand Bou Abboud

Votes: 8,182 | Gross: $1.00M

2. Capharnaüm (2018)

120 min | Drama

7.0
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71 Metascore

A politically-charged fable, featuring mostly non-professional actors, about a child who launches a lawsuit against his parents.

Director: Nadine Labaki | Stars: Kawthar Al Haddad, Boluwatife Treasure Bankole, Nadine Labaki, Zain Al Rafeea

Votes: 534

3. Aala Kaf Ifrit (2017)

100 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

6.9
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65 Metascore

During a student party, Mariam, a young Tunisian woman, meets the mysterious Youssef and leaves with him. A long night will begin, during which she'll have to fight for her rights and her ... See full summary »

Director: Kaouther Ben Hania | Stars: Mariam Al Ferjani, Ghanem Zrelli, Noomen Hamda, Mohamed Akkari

Votes: 626 | Gross: $0.01M

4. Karmouz War (2018)

Action, Crime, Drama

6.9
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An Egyptian police officer named General Yousef al-Masri lives in Karamouz neighborhood in Alexandria. The film dates back to the reign of King Farouk before the 1952 revolution in the ... See full summary »

Director: Peter Mimi | Stars: Amir Kararah, Ghadah Abdulrazeq, Ahmed el-Sakka, Scott Adkins

Votes: 214

5. Much Loved (2015)

104 min | Drama

6.2
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A group of women in Morocco make a living as prostitutes in a culture that is very unforgiving toward women in that profession.

Director: Nabil Ayouch | Stars: Loubna Abidar, Asmaa Lazrak, Halima Karaouane, Sara Elhamdi Elalaoui

Votes: 1,634

6. Tel Aviv on Fire (2018)

100 min | Comedy

8.0
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Salam, an inexperienced young Palestinian man, becomes a writer on a popular soap opera after a chance meeting with an Israeli soldier. His creative career is on the rise - until the ... See full summary »

Director: Sameh Zoabi | Stars: Kais Nashif, Lubna Azabal, Yaniv Biton, Maisa Abd Elhadi

Votes: 43

7. The Nile Hilton Incident (2017)

Unrated | 111 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

6.8
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70 Metascore

A maid witnesses a murder at an upscale hotel and a policeman is assigned to the case, but it soon becomes clear that important people don't want the case solved.

Director: Tarik Saleh | Stars: Fares Fares, Mari Malek, Yasser Ali Maher, Ahmed Selim

Votes: 4,651 | Gross: $0.08M

8. In Syria (2017)

85 min | Drama, War

7.1
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A mother attempts to keep her family safe as war rages and a sniper lies in wait outside her home. This nerve-wracking study of life in Damascus won an Audience Award at Berlinale.

Director: Philippe Van Leeuw | Stars: Hiam Abbass, Diamand Bou Abboud, Juliette Navis, Mohsen Abbas

Votes: 1,417

9. Diamond Dust (2018)

162 min | Crime, Drama

8.0
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A man who works in a pharmacy as a part time job to aid his financial status finds out that his father has been exterminated by a savage brute and sought to avenge him, then unlocks a whole melancholic world of crime!

Director: Marwan Hamed | Stars: Adel Karam, Asser Yassin, Menna Shalabi, Eyad Nassar

Votes: 413

10. El Badla (2018)

100 min | Action, Comedy

7.5
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Two friends both struggling with their careers dress up as police officers for a costume party. They soon realize that civilians and even cops think they are the real deal. Seeing this as ... See full summary »

Director: Mohammad Adel | Stars: Akram Hosny, Tamer Hosny, Amina Khalil

Votes: 253

11. The Worthy (2016)

99 min | Thriller

5.3
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After the vast majority of the world's water supply is lethally contaminated, a small group of survivors who have taken refuge near a rare clean water source are thrust into a deadly game of cat and mouse and must defend their lives from infiltrators who aren't what they seem.

Director: Ali F. Mostafa | Stars: Ali Suliman, Maisa Abd Elhadi, Mahmoud Al Atrash, Mohammad Al Ibrahimi

Votes: 1,007

12. Yomeddine (2018)

97 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama

5.8
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59 Metascore

A Coptic leper and his orphaned apprentice leave the confines of the leper colony for the first time and embark on a journey across Egypt to search for what is left of their families.

Director: A.B. Shawky | Stars: Rady Gamal, Ahmed Abdelhafiz, Osama Abdallah, Mohamed Abdel Azim

Votes: 198

13. Razzia (2017)

119 min | Drama

7.0
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The streets of Casablanca provide the centerpiece for five separate narratives that all collide into one.

Director: Nabil Ayouch | Stars: Maryam Touzani, Arieh Worthalter, Amine Ennaji, Abdelilah Rachid

Votes: 355

14. Escape Room (I) (2017)

R | 86 min | Horror

4.3
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four friends who partake in a popular Los Angeles escape room, owned by Brice (Ulrich), and find themselves stuck with a demonically possessed killer. Sean Young plays the keeper of a box ... See full summary »

Director: Peter Dukes | Stars: Skeet Ulrich, Sean Young, Christine Donlon, Randy Wayne

Votes: 1,458

15. Et maintenant on va où? (2011)

PG-13 | 110 min | Comedy, Drama

7.5
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60 Metascore

A group of Lebanese women try to ease religious tensions between Christians and Muslims in their village.

Director: Nadine Labaki | Stars: Claude Baz Moussawbaa, Nadine Labaki, Yvonne Maalouf, Layla Hakim

Votes: 9,575 | Gross: $0.53M

16. Wajib (2017)

96 min | Drama

7.4
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A father and his estranged son must come together to hand deliver his daughter's wedding invitations to each guest as per local Palestinian custom, in this rousing family drama from Annemarie Jacir (When I Saw You).

Director: Annemarie Jacir | Stars: Mohammad Bakri, Saleh Bakri, Tarik Kopty, Monera Shehadeh

Votes: 465

17. Wadjda (2012)

PG | 98 min | Comedy, Drama

7.6
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81 Metascore

An enterprising Saudi girl signs on for her school's Koran recitation competition as a way to raise the remaining funds she needs in order to buy the green bicycle that has captured her interest.

Director: Haifaa Al-Mansour | Stars: Waad Mohammed, Reem Abdullah, Abdullrahman Al Gohani, Ahd

Votes: 15,884 | Gross: $1.35M

18. Daha (2017)

115 min | Crime, Drama

7.2
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Gaza is a 14-year-old boy who lives on the Aegean coast of Turkey. Together with his domineering father, he helps smuggle refugees from war-torn countries to Europe, giving them temporary ... See full summary »

Director: Onur Saylak | Stars: Ahmet Mümtaz Taylan, Hayat Van Eck, Turgut Tuncalp, Tankut Yildiz

Votes: 1,046

19. Sufat Chol (2016)

87 min | Drama

6.9
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74 Metascore

When their entire lives shatter, two Bedouin women struggle to change the unchangeable rules, each in her own individual way.

Director: Elite Zexer | Stars: Lamis Ammar, Ruba Blal, Hitham Omari, Khadija Al Akel

Votes: 2,014 | Gross: $0.08M

20. Omar (2013)

Not Rated | 96 min | Drama, Romance, Thriller

7.5
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75 Metascore

A young Palestinian freedom fighter agrees to work as an informant after he's tricked into an admission of guilt by association in the wake of an Israeli soldier's killing.

Director: Hany Abu-Assad | Stars: Adam Bakri, Leem Lubany, Eyad Hourani, Samer Bisharat

Votes: 11,639 | Gross: $0.36M

21. Sofia (2018)

80 min | Drama

6.0
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-Sofia, 20 years, lives with her parents in Casablanca. Following a denial of pregnancy, she is found in the illegality giving birth to a baby out of wedlock. The hospital leaves her 24h to... See full summary »

Director: Meryem Benm'Barek-Aloïsi | Stars: Maha Alemi, Lubna Azabal, Sarah Perles, Faouzi Bensaïdi

Votes: 97

22. Yom Adaatou Zouli (2018)

94 min | Drama

6.8
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In Syria in 2012 a mother ventures into a war zone to find a gas cylinder so she can prepare a meal for her son. She discovers that in the besieged area the people there have lost their shadows.

Director: Soudade Kaadan | Stars: Reham Alkassar, Sawsan Arshid, Samer Ismail, Oweiss Mkhallalati

Votes: 26

23. The Blue Elephant (2014)

170 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery

8.2
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The story of Dr. Yehia, a psychotherapist at Al Abbasia hospital. He works in the department treating the criminally insane, only to find his best friend to be one of the patients. Trying ... See full summary »

Director: Marwan Hamed | Stars: Karim Abdel Aziz, Khaled El-Sawi, Nelly Karim, Mohamed Mamdouh

Votes: 21,164

24. 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.

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

Votes: 21,033 | Gross: $1.45M

25. Caramel (2007)

PG | 95 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.1
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70 Metascore

A romantic comedy centered on the daily lives of five Lebanese women living in Beirut.

Director: Nadine Labaki | Stars: Nadine Labaki, Joanna Moukarzel, Gisèle Aouad, Yasmine Al Massri

Votes: 11,048 | Gross: $1.06M

26. The Attack (2012)

R | 102 min | Drama

7.1
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74 Metascore

An Arab surgeon living in Tel Aviv discovers a dark secret about his wife in the aftermath of a suicide bombing.

Director: Ziad Doueiri | Stars: Ali Suliman, Reymonde Amsallem, Evgenia Dodina, Dvir Benedek

Votes: 3,580 | Gross: $1.71M

27. Theeb (2014)

Not Rated | 100 min | Adventure, Drama, Thriller

7.2
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80 Metascore

In the Ottoman province of Hijaz during World War I, a young Bedouin boy experiences a greatly hastened coming-of-age as he embarks on a perilous desert journey to guide a British officer to his secret destination.

Director: Naji Abu Nowar | Stars: Jacir Eid Al-Hwietat, Hussein Salameh Al-Sweilhiyeen, Hassan Mutlag Al-Maraiyeh, Jack Fox

Votes: 8,438 | Gross: $0.28M

28. The Reports on Sarah and Saleem (2018)

127 min | Drama

7.5
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The affaire of a married Palestinian man and a married Israeli woman in Jerusalem takes a dangerous political dimension when they are spotted in the wrong place at the wrong time leaving them to deal with more than their broken marriages.

Director: Muayad Alayan | Stars: Maisa Abd Elhadi, Mohammad Eid, Kamel El Basha, Ishai Golan

Votes: 174

29. Al-risâlah (1976)

207 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama

8.9
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The story of prophet "Muhammad" and the delivery of the message of God "Allah."

Director: Moustapha Akkad | Stars: Abdallah Gheith, Mona Wassef, Hamdy Gheith, Ali Achmed Taram

Votes: 4,108

30. Djinn (2013)

Not Rated | 82 min | Horror, Thriller

4.5
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An Emirati couple return home from a trip and discover that their new apartment has been built on a site that is home to some malevolent beings.

Director: Tobe Hooper | Stars: Aiysha Hart, Ahd, Paul Luebke, Razane Jammal

Votes: 1,460

31. El-Khaliyyah (2017)

Action, Drama, Thriller

6.8
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The events revolve around a special operations officer who deals with more than one terrorist operation and is hunting down terrorist cells. The film shows security forces' efforts to ... See full summary »

Director: Tareq El-Iryan | Stars: Ahmed Ezz, Samer al Masri, Mohamed Mamdouh, Riham Abdel Ghafour

Votes: 502

32. Layla M. (2016)

98 min | Drama

6.7
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A teenage Muslim growing up in Amsterdam becomes radicalised.

Director: Mijke de Jong | Stars: Nora El Koussour, Ilias Addab, Hassan Akkouch, Yasemin Cetinkaya

Votes: 833

33. Promised Land (II) (2004)

88 min | Drama, Thriller

5.7
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"Promised Land" tells the story of a group of young unwitting Estonian girls smuggled through Egypt to be auctioned off as prostitutes in Israel, and of their initiation into this trade of ... See full summary »

Director: Amos Gitai | Stars: Rosamund Pike, Diana Bespechni, Hanna Schygulla, Anne Parillaud

Votes: 467

34. Clash (2016)

Not Rated | 97 min | Drama, Thriller

7.6
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78 Metascore

Set entirely in an 8m police truck, a number of detainees from different political and social backgrounds are brought together by fate, during the turmoil that followed the ousting of former president Morsi from power.

Director: Mohamed Diab | Stars: Nelly Karim, Hani Adel, El Sebaii Mohamed, Ahmed Abdelhamid Hefny

Votes: 3,620 | Gross: $0.02M

35. Sheikh Jackson (2017)

Not Rated | 93 min | Drama

7.0
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63 Metascore

An Islamic cleric has a crisis of faith when he hears the news that his childhood idol, Michael Jackson, has died.

Director: Amr Salama | Stars: Ahmad El-Fishawi, Salma Abu-Deif, Omar Ayman Altounji, Basma

Votes: 1,324

36. Rogue Assassin (2012)

Action

6.0
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A band of black water operatives get wiped out while in Northern Iraq. The sole survivor is left alone to fend for his life. While trying to fend for himself, he befriends a native.

Director: Jason Konopisos-Alvarez | Stars: Charles Durning, Glenn Morshower, Jason Konopisos-Alvarez, Robert Z'Dar

Votes: 97

37. Barakah yoqabil Barakah (2016)

88 min | Comedy, Romance

6.3
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A guy from the middle class, meets a girl from A wealthy family, and they start a romance in a country that frowns upon it.

Director: Mahmoud Sabbagh | Stars: Hisham Fageeh, Fatima AlBanawi, Sami Hifny, Khairia Nazmi

Votes: 982

38. Ya tayr el tayer (2015)

Not Rated | 100 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama

6.7
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Mohammed Assaf, an aspiring musician living in Gaza, sets a seemingly impossible goal: to compete on the program "Arab Idol."

Director: Hany Abu-Assad | Stars: Tawfeek Barhom, Kais Attalah, Hiba Attalah, Ahmad Qasem

Votes: 1,335

39. Al Asleyeen (2017)

Drama, Mystery, Thriller

7.1
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Samir is the head of a small family and a bank employee and stable in his work, but separated after the decision to reduce the employment and then surprise that his bank balance zero and ... See full summary »

Director: Marwan Hamed | Stars: Maged El-Kidwani, Menna Shalabi, Khaled El-Sawi, Kinda Allouch

Votes: 958

40. Down Under (II) (2016)

90 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

5.7
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A black comedy set during the aftermath of the Cronulla riots, it is the story of two carloads of hotheads from both sides of the fight destined to collide.

Director: Abe Forsythe | Stars: Fayssal Bazzi, Chris Bunton, Michael Denkha, Harriet Dyer

Votes: 667

41. West Beirut (1998)

PG-13 | 105 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.8
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In April, 1975, civil war breaks out; Beirut is partitioned along a Moslem-Christian line. Tarek is in high school, making Super 8 movies with his friend, Omar. At first the war is a lark: ... See full summary »

Director: Ziad Doueiri | Stars: Rami Doueiri, Naamar Sahli, Mohamad Chamas, Rola Al Amin

Votes: 2,811 | Gross: $0.34M

42. The Yacoubian Building (2006)

161 min | Drama

7.5
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Meditations on corruption, fundamentalism, prostitution, homosexuality, and drugs in central Cairo.

Director: Marwan Hamed | Stars: Adel Imam, Nour El-Sherif, Youssra, Essad Youniss

Votes: 5,147

43. The Journey (I) (2017)

82 min | Drama, Thriller

6.8
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As Sara stands on the cusp of committing an unthinkable act, an unforeseen and awkward encounter gives her the opportunity to witness the potential consequences of her destructive action. But is this a second chance or an admission of guilt?

Director: Mohamed Al Daradji | Stars: Bennet De Brabandere, Zahraa Ghandour, Ameer Jabarah, Michel Kandinsky

Votes: 86

44. 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: 2,355

45. Cairo Station (1958)

Not Rated | 77 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

7.8
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Kinawi, a physically challenged peddler who makes his living selling newspapers in the central Cairo train station, is obsessed by Hannouma, an attractive young woman who sells drinks. ... See full summary »

Director: Youssef Chahine | Stars: Farid Shawqi, Hind Rostom, Youssef Chahine, Hassan el Baroudi

Votes: 2,373

46. Border (I) (2013)

95 min | Drama

5.7
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Two sisters-Aya and Fatima- receives a letter from Fatima's husband, whose a soldier in Syrian Army and decide to migrate to safe neighbour, Turkey. And their path crosses with a police fugitive, Bilal.

Director: Alessio Cremonini | Stars: Wasim Abo Azan, Sara El Debuch, Dana Keilani, Abdul Ahmed

Votes: 35

47. Dancing Arabs (2014)

Not Rated | 104 min | Drama

7.3
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73 Metascore

A Palestinian-Israeli boy named Eyad is sent to a prestigious boarding school in Jerusalem, where he struggles with issues of language, culture, and identity.

Director: Eran Riklis | Stars: Tawfeek Barhom, Razi Gabareen, Yaël Abecassis, Michael Moshonov

Votes: 1,469 | Gross: $0.28M

48. 122 (2018)

Thriller

8.2
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On a bloody night in a place where we are supposed to feel safe, a young man and his beloved are struggling not to reach the hospital, but to run away from it. They are trying to survive the night.

Director: Yasir Al-Yasiri | Stars: Ahmed Dawood, Ahmad El-Fishawi, Tara Emad, Asmaa Galal

Votes: 24

49. Etz Limon (2008)

Not Rated | 106 min | Drama, War

7.4
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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.

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

Votes: 5,857 | Gross: $0.57M

50. Horoob Etirari: Forced Escape (2017)

Action

6.1
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Follows the escape journey of 4 complete strangers who were accused of a murder they did not commit.

Stars: Ahmed el-Sakka, Ghada Adel, Fathi Abdulwahhab, Ezzat Abu Ouf

Votes: 623



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