Albania (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)

Popularity▲ A-Z User Rating Number of Votes US Box Office Runtime Year Release Date Date of Your Rating Your Rating

2 Fingers Honey (2019)

101 min | Comedy

The story of a couple trying to realize a honeymoon in the Caribbean, but a mistake in buying tickets makes them wander the streets of southern Albania experiencing many different vicissitudes.

Director: Emir Khalilzadeh | Stars: Margent Caushi, Bujar Asqeriu, Vin Bejleri, Koço Devole

Votes: 420

Ulysses' Gaze (1995)

Unrated | 176 min | Drama, War

An exiled filmmaker finally returns to his home country where former mysteries and afflictions of his early life come back to haunt him once more.

Director: Theodoros Angelopoulos | Stars: Harvey Keitel, Maia Morgenstern, Erland Josephson, Thanasis Vengos

Votes: 5,635 | Gross: $0.04M

Cash Only (2015)
6.1
71 metascore

Cash Only (2015)

Not Rated | 91 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

A money troubled man finds some cash in an apartment which later turns out to belong to someone who stops at nothing to get his money back.

Director: Malik Bader | Stars: Nickola Shreli, Brandon Trammer, Stivi Paskoski, Danijela Stajnfeld

Votes: 1,053

Albanian Gangster (2018)

81 min | Crime, Drama

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Director: Matthew A. Brown | Stars: Ashley C. Williams, Brooke Stone, Matthew A. Brown, Brian Patrick Murphy

Votes: 84

The Marriage (2017)
6.9
68 metascore

The Marriage (2017)

97 min | Drama, Romance

Bekim and Anita are getting married, but she is unaware that he is still in love with his best friend Nol.

Director: Blerta Zeqiri | Stars: Alban Ukaj, Adriana Matoshi, Genc Salihu, Vjosa Abazi

Votes: 262

Home (VIII) (2016)

20 min | Short, Drama

Thousands of men, women and children struggle to get into Europe as a comfortable English family leave, on what appears to be a holiday.

Director: Daniel Mulloy | Stars: Jack O'Connell, Holliday Grainger, Tahliya Lowles, Zaki Ramadani

Votes: 364

Forgive Us Our Debts (2018)

TV-MA | 104 min | Drama

A man struggling under the crushing weight of debt must work as a tax collector to pay off his creditors.

Director: Antonio Morabito | Stars: Claudio Santamaria, Marco Giallini, Jerzy Stuhr, Flonja Kodheli

Votes: 993

The Man Who Bought the Moon (2018)

105 min | Comedy

A Sardinian fisherman has promised the moon to the woman he loves. And Sardinian men always keep their promises.

Director: Paolo Zucca | Stars: Jacopo Cullin, Francesco Pannofino, Stefano Fresi, Benito Urgu

Votes: 144

Skanderbeg (1953)

95 min | Action, Drama, History

This is the true story of the National Hero of Albanians, George Kastrioti Scanderbeg, from his birth to his death. 1405-1468. Based mainly upon the monk writer Marin Barleti, the movie ... See full summary »

Director: Sergei Yutkevich | Stars: Akaki Khorava, Besa Imami, Adivie Alibali, Semyon Sokolovsky

Votes: 526

The Forgotten Mountain (2018)

94 min | Drama

Rikard, after being swindled out of his home by his own son, relies on the kindness of his daughter, Ema, and her husband, Lorenc who offer him a cabin dwelling in the 'Accursed Mountains.'

Director: Ardit Sadiku | Stars: Xhevat Qorraj, Fatlume Bunjaku, Agron Shala, Kastriot Shehi

Votes: 6

Black Man (2017)

129 min | Comedy, Drama, Mystery

A young couple and her brother spend a lot of time together around the city, having a lot of fun but all this happiness ends in the most unimaginable way.

Director: Gentian Selo | Stars: Klevis Bega, Julinda Emiri, Jaho Guma, Lorena Hida

Votes: 45

A Shelter Among the Clouds (2018)

85 min | Drama, Romance

Besnik is a lonely shepherd and devoted Muslim, haunted by unfulfilled love. He is the son of a Catholic mother and formerly Communist father whom he takes care of in an Albanian village in... See full summary »

Director: Robert Budina | Stars: Osman Ahmeti, Arben Bajraktaraj, Suela Bako, Helga Boshnjaku

Votes: 33

Zana

Drama | Post-production

Haunted by her long suppressed past and pressured by family to seek treatment from mystical healers for her infertility, a Kosovar woman struggles to reconcile the expectations of motherhood with a legacy of wartime brutality.

Director: Antoneta Kastrati | Stars: Astrit Kabashi, Adriana Matoshi

The Forgiveness of Blood (2011)
6.8
73 metascore

The Forgiveness of Blood (2011)

Not Rated | 109 min | Drama

An Albanian family is torn apart by a murder, resulting in a blood feud that makes eldest son Nik a prime target and forces his sister, eldest daughter Rudina, to leave school in order to take over the family business.

Director: Joshua Marston | Stars: Tristan Halilaj, Sindi Lacej, Refet Abazi, Ilire Vinca Celaj

Votes: 1,718 | Gross: $0.12M

Sworn Virgin (2015)
6.4
70 metascore

Sworn Virgin (2015)

Unrated | 84 min | Drama

Years after declaring her eternal virginity and opting to live life as a man in the mountains of Albania, Hana looks to return to living as a woman as she settles into a new existence in modern-day Milan.

Director: Laura Bispuri | Stars: Alba Rohrwacher, Emily Ferratello, Lars Eidinger, Flonja Kodheli

Votes: 872 | Gross: $0.00M

The Albanian (2010)

105 min | Drama

Handsome Albanian villager Arben wants to marry Etleva, daughter of a neighboring clan, but her father has promised her to another man who is offering a 10,000 Euros bride price. But when ... See full summary »

Director: Johannes Naber | Stars: Nik Xhelilaj, Amos Muji Zaharia, Çun Lajçi, Luan Jaha

Votes: 580

Open Door (2019)

78 min | Drama | Completed

A married Albanian mother and her pregnant sister try to find a man to play the part of the sister's husband before they meet up with their strict, traditional father.

Director: Florenc Papas | Stars: Luli Bitri, Jonida Vokshi, Gulielm Radoja, Sotiraq Bratko

'NORMAL ' (Real Stories from the sex industry) (2012)

65 min | Biography, Drama, News

Normal follows the lives of 6 people working in the sex industry. Nicola Mai's groundbreaking form of storytelling explores their diverse experiences of exploitation and self-realization. Official Raindance Film Festival selection 2012.

Director: Nicola Mai | Stars: Tonia Sotiropoulou, Matthew Crowley, Rebecca Root, Selami Brahaj

Votes: 7

Cold November (2018)

93 min | Drama

FADILI an archivist finds himself in a difficult situation, he has to choose between two options, being aware that both of them are wrong. As consequence if his decision Fadil involuntarily... See full summary »

Director: Ismet Sijarina | Stars: Kushtrim Hoxha, Adriana Matoshi, Emir Hadzihafizbegovic, Fatmir Spahiu

Votes: 69

My lake (2019)

100 min | Drama | Post-production

MY LAKE, or "my movie", although it is a cinematic narrative in itself, is quite simply an ordinary story, natural for its extraordinary reality, unnatural for Albanian society. For about ... See full summary »

Director: Gjergj Xhuvani | Stars: Ariton Pollozhani, Tristan Halilaj, Vedran Zivolic, Elia Zaharia

Aga's House (2019)

107 min | Drama

A young boy living in a house of women must hurry to save a woman who is teaching him Serbian, so that he can continue the search for his missing father.

Director: Lendita Zeqiraj | Stars: Arti Lokaj, Rozafa Celaj, Adriana Matoshi, Basri Lushtaku

Votes: 10

The Van (2019)

15 min | Short

The Van stops, the doors open, and Ben comes out alive. Another few fights and he will be able to leave Albania. He still hopes his father will leave with him.

Director: Erenik Beqiri | Stars: Phénix Brossard, Arben Bajraktaraj, Afrim Muçaj, Lulzim Zeqja

Votes: 13

Holy Boom (2018)

99 min | Drama

A random explosion connects three stories of strangers seeking a way to survive on the edge of legality.

Director: Maria Lafi | Stars: Samuel Akinola, Kostas Antalopoulos, Spiros Ballesteros, Luli Bitri

Votes: 34

Sex, Përrallë dhe Celular (2015)

85 min | Comedy

A wide-eyed, middle-aged children's book writer does not realize his attractive wife is having an affair with a younger man. When the writer catches the cheating duo, he collapses and then ... See full summary »

Director: Erion Bubullima | Stars: Arjola Basho, Arnita Beqiraj, Egla Ceno, Xhokonda Dule

Votes: 10

Drejt Fundit (2015)

120 min | Action

It's first action movie in Albania

Director: Drilon Hoxha | Stars: Drilon Hoxha, Erand Hoxha, Ardian Ramushi, Ardit Zela

Votes: 225

Amsterdam Express (2014)

107 min | Drama

Albanian emigrant is precariously caught in Amsterdam among the promise and allure of the rich city, threats of ruthless drug dealers & sex traffickers.

Director: Fatmir Koçi | Stars: James Biberi, Carolien Spoor, Blerim Destani, Dritan Kastrati

Votes: 305

Dashuria S'mjafton (2018)

Action

Love is not enough to achieve the set goals and is seen as a stumbling block, and you have to make a pact with the world of crime and often sacrifice friends and family for ambition. The ... See full summary »

Director: Drilon Hoxha | Stars: Drilon Hoxha, Ardian Ramushi, Klark Morina, Ardit Zela

Votes: 9

Oglum bak git (2012)

97 min | Comedy

During the life of the taxi driver Orhan, constant mishaps and irregularities have arisen. Everything in his life, he says, he went to the right way, but in the last moment a bad luck finds... See full summary »

Director: Kamil Cetin | Stars: Metin Yildiz, Yavuz Seçkin, Kivanç Baran Aslan, Orhan Aydin

Votes: 1,839

Skanderbeg (2017– )

Comedy

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Stars: Jonida Vokshi, Vedat Bajrami, Besmir Bitraku, Erjona Kakeli

Votes: 28

Life Between the Waters (2017)

PG-13 | 75 min | Drama

A disaffected mechanic and his unemployed wife face a harrowing several days when their daughter suddenly disappears.

Director: Ardit Sadiku | Stars: Jorida Meta, Kastriot Shehi, Enxhi Cuku, Klodian Hoxha

Votes: 10

Femrat (2013)

90 min | Comedy

An albanian farce/comedy about women and men and their problems

Director: Rudina Vojvoda | Stars: Ermal Mamaqi, Enxhi Cuku, Zamira Kita, Robert Aliaj

Votes: 369

Amnesty (2011)

83 min | Drama

Conjugal visits unite two strangers visiting a prison to meet their incarcerated spouses. During these visits, Elsa and Spetim find the companionship missing from their lives. But a ... See full summary »

Director: Bujar Alimani | Stars: Luli Bitri, Karafil Shena, Todi Llupi, Mirela Naska

Votes: 176

Tomka dhe shokët e tij (1977)

74 min | Drama, Family

The Wehrmacht arrives in a small Albanian town after Italy capitulates to the Allies. Tomka and his gang decide to exact revenge when the German soldiers set up camp on their football pitch.

Director: Xhanfize Keko | Stars: Sotiraq Çili, Pavlina Oça, Zehrudin Dokle, Xhelal Tafaj

Votes: 153

Daybreak (2017)

85 min | Drama

Leta has not been able to pay the rent for several months. When she and her one-year-old son are thrown out of their apartment, they move in with Sophie, an old woman confined to bed, whose... See full summary »

Director: Gentian Koçi | Stars: Ornela Kapetani, Suzana Prifti, Kasem Hoxha, Hermes Kasimati

Votes: 79

Pallati 176 (1986)

115 min | Comedy

English: A comedy by well-known Albanian theater. A comedy known and loved by all, under the interpretation of the most famous actors of the Albanian National Theatre. A comedy that ... See full summary »

Director: Mevlan Shanaj | Stars: Eva Alikaj, Ilir Bezhani, Elida Janushi, Anastas Kristofori

Votes: 149

Dear Albania (2015)

57 min | Documentary

Eliza Dushku takes on her homeland of Albania.

Director: Nate Dushku | Stars: Eliza Dushku, Nate Dushku, Fadil Berisha, Blerim Destani

Votes: 230

Seven Lucky Gods (2014)

102 min | Drama, Thriller

An illegal immigrant from Albania infiltrates the lives of a group of Londoners with devastating consequences.

Director: Jamil Dehlavi | Stars: Nik Xhelilaj, Christopher Villiers, Alison Peebles, Kate Maravan

Votes: 155

You Can Call Me John (2017)

120 min | Romance

In the loud city of Tirana, a poor boy from the suburbs falls in love with a problematic girl who comes from a very rich family. A passionate story interwined with the collision of two different social classes.

Directors: Dionis Papadhimitri, Klajd Papadhimitri | Stars: Nevina Shtylla, Arbies Komoni, Genti Kame, Ermira Gjata

Votes: 29

Bloodlands (2017)

82 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller

A struggling family in Albania, wrestling with tradition, must unite against a mysterious clan's aggressions, leading to a 'blood feud' that is all too familiar in the Balkans.

Director: Steven Kastrissios | Stars: Gëzim Rudi, Emiljano Palali, Suela Bako, Alesia Xhemalaj

Votes: 100

Chromium (2015)

78 min | Drama

While a mute and lonely mother lives a life that is far from easy, she nevertheless bares her lot with dignity and courage. Her 15-year-old son is trying to stand on his own two feet, but ... See full summary »

Director: Bujar Alimani | Stars: Fredjon Ruçi, Klodjana Keco, Mirela Naska, Kasem Hoxha

Votes: 16

Alive! (2009)

Not Rated | 90 min | Drama

In a country where tradition is constantly at war with modernity, Koll is a college student set on enjoying his youth to the fullest. When his father dies and he is forced to assume ... See full summary »

Director: Artan Minarolli | Stars: Nik Xhelilaj, Xhevdet Ferri, Bruno Shllaku, Niada Saliasi

Votes: 161

Zonja nga qyteti (1976)

105 min | Comedy, Family, Romance

It is a comedy about an old albanian lady and her daughter who move from the city to a village. Her daughter falls in love while she is there but her mother (Ollga) will try everything to ... See full summary »

Director: Piro Milkani | Stars: Violeta Manushi, Raimonda Bulku, Stavri Shkurti, Pandi Raidhi

Votes: 80

Time of the Comet (2008)

104 min | Drama, History, Romance

A young man is searching for the war to free his country and establish freedom. Instead of war he finds the love of his life.

Director: Fatmir Koçi | Stars: Blerim Destani, Masiela Lusha, Xhevdet Ferri, Thomas Heinze

Votes: 268

Shoku ynë Tili (1981)

74 min | Drama, Family

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Director: Fehmi Hoshafi | Stars: Elida Janushi, Arben Latifi, Lutfi Hoxha, Zyliha Miloti

Votes: 18

Father and Godfather (2007)

Drama

The events take place in a small Albanian village, around the 1930s. This isolated land, dominated by rituals and patriarchal relationships is the spirit that welcomes the newborn child of ... See full summary »

Director: Dhimiter Anagnosti | Stars: Enxhi Agushi, Luli Bitri, Artur Gorishti, Mariana Kondi

Votes: 78

Distant Angels (2017)

Drama

The story takes place in March 1999, Kosovo. it is the period of NATO bombing. Massive displacement of Albanians on ethnic basis. Terror, fear, insecurity, hunger has plagued Gjakova town ... See full summary »

Director: Gjergj Xhuvani | Stars: Rinaldo Rocco, Teuta Krasniqi, Nik Xhelilaj, Ndriçim Xhepa

Votes: 229

Out of Touch (I) (2011)

95 min | Action, Crime, Thriller

Two men, a former ministry chief and his business partner, have less than 48 hours to save their jobs and reputations. An absurd chain of events threatens to destroy everyone in this fast paced crime thriller.

Director: Andy Deliana | Stars: Gentjan Zenelaj, Rozi Kotani, Laertis Vasiliou, Tatiana Cotiuba

Votes: 47

The Delegation (2018)

77 min | Drama

In 1990, a European delegation comes to Tirana to monitor the reforms of the communist regime. A government official is sent on a mission to a faraway prison in order to bring an important dissident back to the capital.

Director: Bujar Alimani | Stars: Viktor Zhusti, Xhevdet Ferri, Ndriçim Xhepa, Richard Sammel

Votes: 35

The Fashion Hero (2015– )

47 min | Reality-TV

The Fashion Hero is a reality TV show that features renowned brands and their teams of industry changing models who are competing to be the next face of their ad campaign(s).

Stars: Rebecca Chalon, Brooke Hogan, Elika Rezvani, Lili Wexu

Votes: 14

Pharmakon (2012)

134 min | Drama, Thriller

A young pharmacist enters into a casual relationship with a young woman alleged to be his father's secret mistress, in contemporary Tirana.

Director: Joni Shanaj | Stars: Klevis Bega, Olta Gixhari, Niko Kanxheri, Vasil Goda

Votes: 54

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