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
Turtles Can Fly (2004)
8.0
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: 19,568 | Gross: $0.26M

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

Votes: 114

Rhino Season (2012)
6.4
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: 6,786

Europa (III) (2021)

72 min | Drama, Thriller

Kamal has fled Iraq to try to enter "Fortress Europe". At the Turkish-Bulgarian border, local mercenaries are ruthlessly hunting down migrants. Alone in the forest, Kamal has three days to escape.

Director: Haider Rashid | Stars: Adam Ali, Svetlana Yancheva, Pietro Ciciriello, Mohamed Zouaoui

Votes: 126

The End Will Be Spectacular (2019)

135 min | War

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: 276

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: 3,330

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: 2,366

Blackberry Season (2021)

96 min | Drama, War

Back in his hometown after his university studies, Servan is witness to the burning down of his village and a series of other atrocities which eventually lead him to join the Kurdish ... See full summary »

Director: Hasim Aydemir | Stars: Semzîn Sîn, Isan Penaber, Serhat Guler, Serhat Hulaku

Votes: 31

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: 1,425

The Heart Sculpture (2019)

108 min | Comedy, Drama, Musical

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

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

Votes: 611

A Tale of Love (2015)

90 min | Drama, War

During the imposed war to Iran, Saddam attacks Halabja, a city in Iraqi Kurdistan. After chemical bombardment of Halabja, an Iranian war photographer is the first man to enter the city. There he meets a woman and a tale of love begins.

Director: Ahmad Ramezanzadeh | Stars: Shwan Attoof, Bahram Radan, Shilan Rhamani, Javad Safaee

Votes: 33

Scales (2019)
5.7
72 metascore

Scales (2019)

74 min | Drama, Mystery

Set in a dystopian landscape, SCALES is the story of a young strong-willed girl, Hayat, who lives in a poor fishing village governed by a dark tradition in which every family must give one ... See full summary »

Director: Shahad Ameen | Stars: Basima Hajjar, Fatima Al Taei, Yagoub Alfarhan, Abdulaziz Shtian

Votes: 2,228

Half Moon (2006)
7.2
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: 2,932 | Gross: $0.00M

Goodnight, Soldier (2022)

97 min | Drama

Ziné and Avdal are madly in love in spite of their families' ancestral feud. When both parties finally set aside their differences and agree to their children getting married, Avdal is ... See full summary »

Director: Hiner Saleem | Stars: Dilin Doger, Galyar Nerway

Um badila (2021)

Drama

As Amal searches for a surrogate mother for her son Khaled and his wife Zeina in order for them to have a child, she ends up choosing Neveen, whose life is turned upside down.

Stars: Patrick Chemali, Alexander Uloom

The Red Zone (2021)

Drama, Thriller

As the archaeologist Yousef returns to Baghdad after years abroad, he soon finds himself embroiled in trouble after he kills the husband of his neighbor, Rahma, in self-defense. As Yousef ... See full summary »

Stars: Bassem Qahar, Kadhim Al-Quraishiy, Eyad Al Taei, Shahad El Khattab

Votes: 27

Haifa Street (2019)

79 min | Drama, Romance, War

2006, Baghdad is ravaged by sectarian violence. Haifa Street is the epicenter of the conflict. Ahmed gets dropped off there by a taxi on his way to his beloved Suad's home to ask for her ... See full summary »

Director: Mohanad Hayal | Stars: Asaad Abdul Majeed, Iman Abdulhasan, Redhab Ahmad, Rudhab Ahmed

Votes: 126

Hawa Baghdad (2019– )

Drama

The Show is telling a real romantic love story between the protagonists, as they struggled to reach to each other. In each episode, a separate romantic dramatic tale gathers Shams and Amir in Baghdad's magical atmosphere.

Stars: Zahra Habib, Eser West, Kadhim Al-Quraishiy, Awatif Salman

Votes: 62

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, Marmar Alhilali

Votes: 513

Deep State (2022)

45 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

After the murder of his brother Youssef; Dawood Abdel Fattah forms a team to expose the corrupts and try to achieve justice after the law failed to do so.

Stars: Redhab Ahmad, Kadhim Al-Quraishiy, Bassem Qahar

Votes: 7

Zagros (2017)

102 min | Drama

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, Halima Ilter

Votes: 547

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: Haydar Abdulamir, Huda Abdulamir, Bennet De Brabandere, Zahraa Ghandour

Votes: 393

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: Marmar Alhilali, Pancho Bernasconi, Greg Campbell, Chris Hondros

Votes: 445

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: Nzar Salami, Rinas Voria, Abdol Hama Javan, Jian Ebrahim

Votes: 182

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: 469

Sewe (2022)

75 min | Thriller | Post-production

A paranormal thriller about a malevolent entity that devours the souls of children.

Director: De Lovan Zandy | Stars: Lava Mahdi, Shadi Aram, De Lovan Zandy, Mazichn Aziz

Not a War Story (2017)

TV-MA | 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: 51

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: 228

Yara (I) (2018)

Not Rated | 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: 300

Clash of Loyalties (1983)

170 min | Drama, War

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

Director: Mohamed Shukri Jameel | Stars: Oliver Reed, Ghazi Al-Takritee, James Bolam, Youssef El Ani

Votes: 407

Long Days

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

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: 256

Jouri (2022)

40 min | Crime, Drama

After the murder of a businessman "Rashid Al-Hafidh" his expatriate granddaughter "Jouri" returns home to uncover the secret behind her grandfather's death.

Stars: Amer Alwan, Shajaret Al Dorr, Alaa Najem

Votes: 9

Our River...Our Sky (2021)

117 min | Drama, War

Baghdad. The last week of 2006. All over the city, people of different religions are being forced out of their homes on a daily basis and neighborhoods are being divided by concrete walls. ... See full synopsis »

Director: Maysoon Pachachi | Stars: Mahmoud Abu Abbas, Myriam Abbas, Darina Al Joundi, Sami Al-Ali

Votes: 7

Memories on Stone (2014)

97 min | Comedy, Drama, History

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: Marmar Alhilali, Bangen Ali, Hussein Hassan Ali, Salih Arif

Votes: 175

Homeland (Iraq Year Zero) (2015)

334 min | Documentary

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

Director: Abbas Fahdel | Stars: Marmar Alhilali, Mohamed Qasim Sainakh

Votes: 573

Before Snowfall (2013)

96 min | Drama

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: 573

Sundooq Al Dunia (1996)

Comedy, Family

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Stars: Sami Kaftan, Rana Ahmed, Abdul Jabbar Al-Sharqawi, Khalid Ahmed Mustafa

Peshmerga (2016)

Not Rated | 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: 593

helem bako (2021)

Drama

Ahmed max is an Iraqi musician . He was born in Mosul, Iraq June, 29 ,1995 . He is living in turkey now. He went to turkey at 2014 and started to learn music and technology engineering . He... See full summary »

Director: Ahmed Max | Stars: Karim Abdel Aziz, Mayy Izzuddin, Mohamed Karim, Ahmed Mekky

Perspective (II) (2022)

10 min | Short, Drama

In a world where women are being controlled by others regardless their feelings and presence to impress the society.

Director: Alaa Algburi | Stars: Laith Abdallah, Saif Albash, Hind Albashiti, Rahaf Abu Alfa

Varhara

Short, Drama, War | Announced

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Director: Abdolrahman Sarraei | Stars: Abdolrahman Sarraei, Mojo Mona

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: 34

Inside IS: Ten days in the Islamic State (2016)

51 min | Documentary

German journalist Jürgen Todenhöfer uses this unique opportunity to expose ISIS' apocalyptic vision for the world and to document everyday life in the cities it controls. He finds a ... See full summary »

Director: Matías Basso | Star: Jürgen Todenhöfer

Votes: 130

Jiyan (2002)

102 min | Drama, Romance, War

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: 113

The Flowers of Kirkuk (2010)

118 min | Drama

Both Sherko (S) and Mokhtar (M) are in love with Najla (N). She is so with S while M works in the dictator's police. N had just finished her medical studies in Rome, but intended to go on ... See full summary »

Director: Fariborz Kamkari | Stars: Morjana Alaoui, Ertem Eser, Mohamed Zouaoui, Mohammad Bakri

Votes: 195

Mawasim Al-Hob (1993)

Drama

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Stars: Hassan Hosny, Shada Salim, Asia Kamal, Shoaa

The Execution of Saddam Hussein (2006 Video)

2 min | Documentary, Short

An amateur video shot by an Iraqi government official showcasing the execution of Saddam Hussein.

Selfie (2015– )

45 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

Comedy series talking about the problems in saudi arabia

Stars: Nasser Al Qasabi, Reem Abdullah, Yousef Al-Jarrah, Abdulelah AlSinani

Votes: 526

Cut: Exposing FGM Worldwide (2017)

86 min | Documentary

Among experts, the practice of Female Genital Mutilation is widely considered African or Islamic. Cut disproves this and shows how this human rights violation is a native practice on every inhabitable continent including North America.

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

Votes: 31

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