Iraq (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

Only the Dead (2015)

TV-MA | 77 min | Documentary, Biography, History

Australian journalist Michael Ware's experiences in Iraq during the 2003 war and after.

Directors: Bill Guttentag, Michael Ware | Stars: Abu Musab Al-Zarqawi, Michael Ware

Votes: 2,909

Turtles Can Fly (2004)
8.1
85 metascore

Turtles Can Fly (2004)

PG-13 | 98 min | Drama, War

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: 16,263 | Gross: $0.26M

Rhino Season (2012)
6.5
66 metascore

Rhino Season (2012)

88 min | Drama, History, Thriller

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: 5,562

El clásico (2015)

95 min | Drama

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: 379

My Sweet Pepper Land (2013)

100 min | Drama

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: 1,689

The Journey (I) (2017)

82 min | Drama, Thriller

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: 124

Yara (I) (2018)

101 min | Drama, Romance

Yara lives alone with her grandmother in an isolated valley, most of whose inhabitants have died or emigrated abroad. One day,Yara meets a young stranger.

Director: Abbas Fahdel | Stars: Michelle Wehbe, Elias Freifer, Mary Alkady, Elias Alkady

Votes: 99

I Want to Live (2015)

106 min | Documentary, Adventure, Biography

I Want to Live is a documentary on the lives of Kurdish Refugees from Syria, living in refugee camps in Kurdistan. Shot on location, it is set against the Syrian civil war and the ISIS (... See full summary »

Director: Karzan Kardozi

Votes: 1,349

Half Moon (2006)
7.3
72 metascore

Half Moon (2006)

107 min | Comedy, Drama, Music

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: 2,306 | Gross: $0.00M

Son of Babylon (2009)

Not Rated | 100 min | Drama

A willful young boy follows his just as obstinate grandmother in a journey across Iraq, determined to discover the fate of her missing son, Ahmed's father, who never returned from war.

Director: Mohamed Al Daradji | Stars: Shazada Hussein, Yasser Talib, Bashir Al Majid, Salih Abdul Rahman Farhad

Votes: 1,022

To the Marriage of True Minds (2010)

11 min | Short, Drama, Romance

Two young men have escaped persecution in Baghdad. Now separated in the United Kingdom their reunion is dependent upon the remembrance of a sonnet by Shakespeare and a paper boat.

Director: Andrew Steggall | Stars: Waleed Elgadi, Amir Boutrous, Jane Bertish, Raad Rawi

Votes: 24

Hondros (2017)
7.5
68 metascore

Hondros (2017)

90 min | Documentary, Biography, War

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 | Stars: Pancho Bernasconi, Greg Campbell, Chris Hondros, Justin Merriman

Votes: 276

Weapon of Choice (2018)

90 min | Documentary

The Glock pistol has been fetishized in films and the arts, and is a regular top seller in the international arms market. This documentary tells the story of the rise of the Glock: the most sought-after service and murder weapon worldwide.

Directors: Fritz Ofner, Eva Hausberger

Votes: 103

Not a War Story (2017)

90 min | Documentary, Action, Biography

Hollywood collides with a group of veterans who are tired of the typical PTSD and valor-portrayed movies and decide to make an original dark humor zombie apocalypse film all on their own.

Director: Tim O'Donnell | Stars: Mana Afshar, Sean Astin, Mat Best, Dane Bingenheimer

Votes: 22

Curse of Mesopotamia (2015)

91 min | Horror, Thriller

Five strangers, one nightmare, Hell reincarnated. Curse of Mesopotamia is the first english language genre film coming out of the Middle East. Starring a diverse international cast, it is based on the Newroz legend.

Director: Lauand Omar | Stars: Melissa Mars, Terrell Carter, Karim Saidi, Kaoutar Boudarraja

Votes: 172

Accidental Anarchist (2017)

84 min | Documentary, Biography, History

Carne Ross was a government highflyer. A career diplomat who believed Western Democracy could save us all. But working inside the system he came to see its failures, deceits and ulterior ... See full summary »

Directors: John Archer, Clara Glynn | Stars: Carne Ross, Hussein Azam, Pelai Pagès i Blanch, Murray Bookchin

Votes: 120

A Flag Without a Country (2015)

97 min | Documentary

A documentary about Kurds, middle-east war and "Kurdistan", a nation with about 45m population and still without a country.

Director: Bahman Ghobadi | Stars: Nariman Anwar, Helly Luv

Votes: 138

Nowhere to Hide (2016)
8.0
82 metascore

Nowhere to Hide (2016)

86 min | Documentary

"Nowhere to Hide" follows a man - the medic and father Nori Sharif - through 5 years of dramatic change in the war-torn Diyala-province; one of the most dangerous provinces in the middle of... See full summary »

Director: Zaradasht Ahmed | Stars: Abu Fallah, Hans Husum, Mudhafar, Nori Sharif

Votes: 168

House Without Roof (2016)

117 min | Drama

HOUSE WITHOUT ROOF is about the journey of the siblings LIYA, JAN and ALAN who were born in the Kurdish area of the Iraq and grown up in Germany. The three of them want to fulfill their ... See full summary »

Director: Soleen Yusef | Stars: Mina Sadic, Sasun Sayan, Murat Seven, Wedad Sabri

Votes: 96

Kilometre Zero (2005)

Not Rated | 91 min | Comedy, Drama, War

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: 402

Al-mas' Ala Al-Kubra (1983)

170 min | Drama, War

This film is about the 1920 revolution in Iraq against the English occupation.

Director: Mohamed Shukri Jameel | Stars: Oliver Reed, Ghazi Al-Takritee, James Bolam, Yousef al-Any

Votes: 373

Homeland (Iraq Year Zero) (2015)

334 min | Documentary

Chronicles of everyday life in Iraq before and after the U.S. invasion.

Director: Abbas Fahdel

Votes: 371

Before Snowfall (2013)

96 min | Drama

BEFORE SNOWFALL is a road movie that becomes an odyssey from East to West for young Siyar, a village-boy from Iraqi-Kurdistan. His journey begins when his older sister, Nermin, flees her ... See full summary »

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

Votes: 490

Dawn of the World (2008)

95 min | Drama, Romance, War

The Mesopotamian Marshes, at the delta of the Euphrates and Tigris rivers, in the south of Iraq. This is where Mastour and Zahra grow up. Shortly after their marriage, Mastour and Zahra are... See full synopsis »

Director: Abbas Fahdel | Stars: Karim Saleh, Hafsia Herzi, Hiam Abbass, Sayed Ragab

Votes: 203

The Woman of My Life (2015)

102 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance

Six year old Azad (a Kurd from Iraq) was engaged to his cousin Vian but after that the two kids were separated due to the political situation. At 19, Azad accidentally witnessed the murder ... See full summary »

Director: Antony Donchev | Stars: Soran Ebrahim, Violeta Markovska, Mehmet Selim Akgul, Mihail Bilalov

Votes: 51

Mikael (2015)

79 min | Drama

Far past his prime at age 33, and left with one option, Mikael travels to Kurdistan Iraq, his ancestral home, to redeem his prodigious potential and heal his soul.

Director: Kordo Doski | Star: Randall Park

Votes: 24

16/03 (2017)

120 min | Action, Drama, History

Haunted by the chemical attacks that claimed the lives of his family, a Kurdish sniper . Flees his homeland in search of a better life in the United Kingdom . But is caught up in a terrorist plot.

Directors: Danny Darren, Paul J. Lane | Stars: Danny Darren, Crispian Belfrage, Rachel Marquez, Erick Hayden

Votes: 40

Selfie (2015– )

45 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

Comedy series talking about the problems in saudi arabia

Stars: Nasser Al Qasabi, Yousef Al-Jarrah, Abdulelah AlSinani, Mohammed Altawyan

Votes: 454

Long Days (1980)

150 min | Action, Drama, History

In 1959 underground revolutionaries try to assassinate Prime Minister Abd al-Karim Kassem in Baghdad. News reports claim they have failed, and at first the revolutionaries lay low, but as ... See full summary »

Directors: Tewfik Saleh, Terence Young | Stars: Saddam Kamel, Nada Siham, Mohsin al-Azzawi, Ibrahim Jalai

Votes: 59

Carga (II) (2018)

Short, Action, Horror

Marta and Juan travel to Iraq to uncover the secrets of an abandoned cigarette factory.

Director: Yad Deen | Stars: Tania Watson, Agustín Mateo, Rawand Khalid Saeed, Youssef Osman

Votes: 11

Black Crow (2015)

6 min | Documentary, Short, Biography | Completed

Crows, memories, emotions and minimal colours; Baghdad-based artist, Zahraa Al-Baghdadi, guides us through her process, her family line, and which things matter most to her in work and life.

Director: Yad Deen | Star: Zahraa Al-Baghdadi

Peshmerga (2016)

92 min | Documentary, War

From July to December 2015, Bernard-Henri Lévy and a team of cameramen travelled the 1000 kilometres of the frontline that separates Iraqi Kurdistan from Daesh's troupes. From this journey,... See full summary »

Director: Bernard-Henri Lévy | Star: Bernard-Henri Lévy

Votes: 88

Cut: Exposing FGM Worldwide (2017)

86 min | Documentary

Taking more than six years to complete, The Cut is a feature-length documentary that conclusively proves that female genital mutilation or cutting (FGM) can be found as a native practice on... See full summary »

Director: John Chua | Stars: Fiona Hardingham, Omri Rose

Votes: 6

The Longest Road (I) (2016)

119 min | Documentary

A group of American veterans and a Muslim heart surgeon return to the Middle East to aid Iraqi and Syrian refugees in the grasp of ISIS.

Directors: Matthew Charles Hall, Jennifer Salcido | Stars: Richard Campos, Jimmy Cooper, Nemam Ghafouri, Kevin Graves

Votes: 12

My Father's Garden (2015)

13 min | Short, Drama

A young Kurdish mujahid, regrets his decision to join the jihadist movement. He is torn between his father's expectations and the mujahideen leader and ends up a victim of his own internal turmoil.

Director: Shwan Attoof | Stars: Bahaden Azabani, Shano Omer

Love Costs Everything (2011)

R | 105 min | Documentary, Biography, Drama

No time in history has been bloodier for Jesus' followers. Throughout the world, Christians are being threatened, beaten, raped and killed simply for being believers. And yet, the American ... See full summary »

Director: M.D. Neely | Stars: Yusuf Aziz, Sanjay Masih, Walter Masih, Amani Mustafa

Votes: 61

Iraqi Odyssey (2014)
7.3
60 metascore

Iraqi Odyssey (2014)

162 min | Documentary

Tracing the emigrations of his family over more than half a century, this riveting 3D documentary epic from acclaimed expatriate Iraqi filmmaker Samir pays moving homage to the frustrated ... See full summary »

Director: Samir

Votes: 148

Reseba: The Dark Wind (2016)

92 min | Drama, Romance, War

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, Dimen Zandi, Adil Abdolrahman, Meryem Boobani

Votes: 62

Date (2017)

7 min | Short, Fantasy, Mystery

Date is a 2017 Iraqi short fantasy film directed by Omar Jawad. A dreamy story that shows death without showing blood passing through some cases that have to do with death.

Director: Omar Jawad | Stars: Wissam Adnan, Ahmed Agha, Ayad al Taie, Majd Hameed

Kurdî (2009)

84 min | Documentary, War

Tells the story of a man in search of himself, his people, his gun and a country that doesn't exist.

Directors: Doug Aubrey, Peri Ibrahim, Tue Steen Müller

Votes: 5

WMD: Weapon of Mass Destruction (2004)

92 min | Documentary, War

WMD: Weapon of Mass Destruction explores the atrocities of Saddam Hussein and his band of thugs. It asks the question, "Was it worth sending troups to Iraq?" Interviews with top experts and... See full summary »

Director: Earl Grizzell | Stars: George Bush, Rudy Giuliani, Saddam Hussein, Michael Moore

Votes: 62

Canine Soldiers (2016)

66 min | Documentary, War

Canine Soldiers explores the experience of going to war with a Military Working Dog, trained to find bombs before they can kill or maim soldiers, often at the expense of the dog's sanity.

Director: Nancy Schiesari

Votes: 8

Jani gal (2007)

100 min | Drama, History

Setting: Sulaymaniah, Iraqi Kurdistan, in the 1940s. When his wife Kaleh goes into labor, her husband Jwamer runs to get the midwife. By ill luck, he runs into the middle of a political ... See full summary »

Director: Jamil Rostami | Stars: Nezar Selami, Rinas Voria, Abdol Hama Javan, Jian Ebrahim

Votes: 77

A Dream Before Dying (2018)

Drama

Alan and his family deal with the horrors of war and the events in their lives that lead Alan to become one of the most fearless and respected bomb disposal technicians for the forces allied against ISIS in Northern Iraq.

Director: Fekri Baroshi | Stars: Delil Dilanar, Dejin Jamil Khidir, Alan Shamo Hajar, Enwer Shexani

She Looks Like You (2017)

15 min | Short, Horror | Completed

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Director: Srwsht Abarash | Stars: Luqman Salih, Saya Swara, Baxan Sdeeq, Kardo Aziz

Moving Stories (2018)

84 min | Documentary

Six dancers from the acclaimed Battery Dance company travel the world, working with young people who've experienced war, poverty, prejudice, sexual exploitation, and severe trauma as refugees.

Director: Rob Fruchtman

Votes: 7

Shirin (II) (2012)

94 min | Drama, Music, Romance

A boy from kurdistan living in france coming back to visit his childhood village, there to meet a girl studying french language at university of salahadin , the cultural conflict, a young innocent romance , leading to loads of problems.

Director: Hassan-Ali Mahmoud | Stars: Shwan Attoof, Rim Laredj, Bayan Osman

Votes: 28

Sari's Mother (2006)

21 min | Documentary, Short

An Iraqi mother seeks health care for her 10-year-old son, who is dying of AIDS, against a background of war and occupation.

Director: James Longley

Votes: 98

Musa in Kobane (2017)

Documentary

Is about the tragedies in the kobani during and after the war against ISIS from the main character Of the film " musa the sniper " himself narrating about all the events respecting the ... See full summary »

Director: Bashdar Hazhar | Star: Musa

Votes: 14

Al Qadisiyya (1981)

145 min | History

The movie is about the four days battle of qadisiyya between the Arab army under the command of Saad and the Persian army Andre the command of Rustum in the year 640 AD in Iraq

Director: Salah Abouseif | Stars: Suad Husni, Ezzat El Alaili, Shetha Salim, Laila Taher

Votes: 61

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