Kuwait (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)

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The Message (1976)

PG | 177 min | Biography, Drama, History

This epic historical drama chronicles the life and times of Muhammad and serves as an introduction to early Islamic history.

Director: Moustapha Akkad | Stars: Anthony Quinn, Irene Papas, Michael Ansara, Johnny Sekka

Votes: 41,278

Black Crows (2017)

Drama, Thriller, War

A look at the lives of various members of an ISIS terrorist cell.

Stars: Eman Abdelaziz, Shoaib Ahmed, Mohammed Al-Ahmad, Maram Al-Bloushi

Votes: 127

The 99 (2011– )

Animation, Sci-Fi

99 youngsters from across the globe, 99 ancient Noor stones, 99 superpowers. Ramzi wants them to do good for mankind, but Rughal has other ideas.

Stars: Andrew Barbosa, David Godfrey, Matthew Gorman, Matt Hardy

Votes: 57

Marriage: Impossible (2018)

100 min | Comedy, Drama

A fun, culture-clash, fish-out-of-water wedding comedy involving two very different families brought together by marriage, who are forced to meet, interact, clash and ultimately find ways to be with one another.

Director: Noor Arnaoot | Stars: Sammy Sheik, Alexandra Grossi, Mohamed Sallam, Brett Cullen

Votes: 206

Khalid ibn al-Walid (2006–2007)

Biography, History

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Stars: Lama Al-Chamandi, Suzan Najm Aldeen, Khaled Alkeesh, Pierre Dagher

Votes: 19

In The Bosom of a Thorn (2019– )

TV-14 | Drama

A young woman journeys back home after being taken from her mother as in infant during the invasion of Kuwait.

Stars: Layla Abdullah, Ibrahim Al-Harbi, Elham Al Fadalah

Votes: 14

Amreeka (2009)
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Amreeka (2009)

PG-13 | 96 min | Drama

A drama centered on the trials and tribulations of a proud Palestinian Christian immigrant single mother and her teenage son in small town Indiana.

Director: Cherien Dabis | Stars: Nisreen Faour, Melkar Muallem, Hiam Abbass, Alia Shawkat

Votes: 3,347 | Gross: $0.62M

How I Got There

Action, Thriller | Post-production

Two best friends from childhood stumble on a shipment of guns, they seize a once in a lifetime opportunity to get rich quick. Way over their heads, their wild ride takes a dangerous turn ... See full summary »

Director: Zeyad Alhusaini | Stars: Hamad Al Omani, Ron Perlman, Yaqoob Abdullah, Joel Lambert

In Paradox (2019)

95 min | Mystery, Thriller

While being relentlessly attacked, a Man seeks to uncover a mystery and stop the unknown memories that are controlling him, only to learn the difference between reality and illusions.

Director: Hamad AlSarraf | Stars: Faisal Al-Ameeri, Jafra Younes, Samer Ismail, Jaber Jokhadar

Votes: 14

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: 35

Cruel Sea (1972)

106 min | Drama

The first feature film to be made by the state of Kuwait. It is a period piece about Kuwait before the discovery of oil when fishing was the predominant occupation. Bay Ya Bahr is the story... See full summary »

Director: Khalid Al Siddiq | Stars: Mohammed Al-Mansour, Amal Bakr, Sad Al-Faraj, Hayat Al Fahad

Votes: 228

Nawaya (2016)


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Stars: Souad Abdullah, Suad Abdullah, Sulaiman Al-Yasin, Abdullah Altararwah

Votes: 9

Americanistan (2014)

32 min | Short, Adventure, Comedy

It's a comedy about tyranny when a team of western reporters take on the Middle East.

Director: Nabil Badine | Stars: Jamie Spilchuk, Rachel Wilson, Jefferson Brown, Nicholas Campbell

Votes: 10

Sinaryu (2013)

118 min | Drama

The story revolves around a director/producer that directs movies with a low budget, with the help of the same cast. Everything is going smoothly with the film-making until one of his ... See full summary »

Director: Tareq Al-Zamel | Stars: Dawood Hussain, Shog, Yelda

Votes: 5

My Aunt Qumasha (1983)

Comedy, Drama, Family

Old women (Qumasha) who want to maintain the behavior of her children, and to identify their thoughts and behaviors after marriage, put surveillance devices and spy cameras in the rooms of ... See full summary »

Stars: Hayat Al Fahad, Souad Abdullah, Ghanem Al-Saleh, Khaled Al-Nafisi

Votes: 70

Bye Bye London (1982 TV Movie)


A rich old man travels to London to have fun while his nephew trying his best to save him from being victim of fraud.

Stars: Abdulhussain Abdulredah, Mariam Al-Ghadban, Ghanem Al-Saleh, Entesar Alsharah

Votes: 16

Om Al Banat (2009)

45 min | Drama

A Kuwaiti mother has six daughters and one son struggling with her daughters after leaving her husband's house to start a new life

Stars: Souad Abdullah, Mona Abdulmajeed, Haya Abdulsalam, Ali Al Sabea

Votes: 13

Falafel Cart (2019)

14 min | Animation, Short, Drama

During a stormy night, a lonely and isolated falafel cart owner stumbles upon a mysterious flower that whirls him into the memories of his past.

Director: Abdullah Al-Wazzan

Sirb Al-Hamam (2018)

98 min | Action

During the brutal Iraqi invasion of Kuwait, a group of Kuwaiti resistance groups gather in their home, just to be discovered by Iraqi military forces, attacking the house and facing them with tanks.

Director: Ramadan Khasrouh | Stars: Bashar Al-Shatti, Razi Al-Shatti, Fahad Alabdulmohsen, Yousef Alhashash

Votes: 41

Swar Shuaib (2014– )

20 min | Talk-Show

Swar Shuaib is a comedy talk show with a strong underlying message that encourages social change.

Stars: Shuaib Rashed, Lindsay Lohan

Votes: 2,826

The Messenger (III)

88 min | Documentary, Biography, Drama | Post-production

"THE MESSENGER" is the untold story of filmmaker Moustapha Akkad's epic quest to make a film that would foster peace between the East and West. Powerful kings and governments opposed him, ... See full summary »

Director: Malek Akkad

Kan Refiji (2014)

100 min | Drama

A friendship that started from childhood. As they grew, a question unfolded: whats does it mean to be a friend?

Director: Ahmad Alkhalaf | Stars: Faisal Al-Ameeri, Khaled Al-Buraiki, Abdulmohsen Al-Qaffas, Fatma Mohammed Alsafi

Votes: 49

Tora Bora (2011)

102 min | Drama

Tora Bora is a story of the journey of Abou Tareq and Om Tareq in their search for their youngest son Ahmed, who after being brainwashed by extremists, decides to leave Kuwait to join the ... See full summary »

Director: Walid Al-Awadhi | Stars: Sad Al-Faraj, Khalid Ameen, Yassin Ahjam, Abdullah Altararwah

Votes: 91

Soaring Over Mayhem (2020)

Short, Drama, Thriller | Pre-production

Two brothers struggle to survive as they arrive at manhood in the brutal terrains of war-torn Syria.

Director: Abdullah Al-Wazzan

Second Blood (2016)

105 min | Action

Yousef Rambu (Abdulhadi Al-Khayat) is a highly trained spy, and an ex-commando. As a member of the Kuwait Army Forces he was captured during a mission. Imprisoned by Chinese military ... See full summary »

Director: Fawzi Al-Khatib | Stars: Abdulhadi Al-Khayat, Khaled Al-Buraiki, Mojeb Al-Qabandi, Ranaa Ghandour

The End (IV) (2019)

94 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

When the end is written even before everything begins, and Khaled's future is in risk for a crime he didn't do, An officer is set to bring him down.

Director: Mohammed Alhmly | Stars: Ebrahim Al-Sheakhli, Meshaal Alfarhan, Mohammed Alhmly, Abdullah Alkhader

Votes: 5

Saq Al Bamboo (2016)


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Stars: Souad Abdullah, Suad Abdullah, Abdulmohsen Alnemr, Shujoon

Votes: 8

Another Day in Baghdad


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Director: Maysoon Pachachi | Star: Amed Hashimi

Block 13 (2000–2003)

10 min | Animation

A show that follows the children of a tiny Kuwait street and their daily shenanigans.

Stars: Dir.13, Farooha, Johl

Hamah (2017)

65 min | Drama

In the skies.. A plane is a small homeland.. The trip is history.. And the passengers are the people.. with all what is going on the ground and It's communal, religious, political and ... See full summary »

Director: Khaled Al-Refai | Stars: Bibi Abdulmuhsen, Bashar Al-Shatti, Abdullah Albarouni, Yousef AlBlooshi

Votes: 82

Freedom for the Wolf (2017)

89 min | Documentary

This film is about the world's most radical idea - freedom - and how it is transforming the world. It is about how people all over the globe - from Tunisian rappers to Indian comedians, ... See full summary »

Director: Rupert Russell

Votes: 60

Ateej (2016)

75 min | Drama

The film offers a journey within the Kuwaiti society in various orientations and constituents with addressing a number of love stories and relationships formed from tender through Mspah linking all these stories.

Director: Ahmad Alkhalaf | Stars: Haifaa Adel, Khaled Al-Buraiki, Salah Al-Mulla, Abdulmohsen Al-Qaffas

Votes: 19

Swing: a short movie (2011)

Short, Drama

Life is like a big swing, it has its ups and downs and at the end we leave both of them anyways.

Director: Abdullah Al-Daihani | Star: Ema Shah

Votes: 10

From Gulf to Gulf to Gulf (2013)

83 min | Documentary, History, Music

A boat has many powers: to gather a society in its making, to distribute goods, to carry people and ideas across places that, it seems to us, are more different than ever before. From Gulf ... See full summary »

Directors: Shaina Anand, Ashok Sukumaran

Votes: 10

Now Showing (2014)

18 min | Short, Adventure, Comedy

A coming of age story about friendship and the magic of cinema!

Director: Abdullah Al-Daihani | Stars: Abdulrahman Al-Sharaf, Mishaal Alkhamees, Ema Shah

Hello Cairo (2011)

107 min | Comedy

A young Kuwaiti man called Sulaiman gets hit by a car driven by an Egyptian man in Cairo which caused him to loose his memory. The driver takes care of Sulaiman and helps him to get back to normal life.

Director: Ayman Makram | Stars: Tareq Al-Ali, Sali Al-Qadhi, Muhammad Al-Ujaimi, Ahmad Bedair

Votes: 33

Maids for Sale (2019)

51 min | Documentary

BBC News Arabic's undercover investigation exposes the people in Kuwait breaking local and international laws on modern slavery, including a woman offering a child for sale.

Director: Jess Kelly | Stars: Mary Ann Abunda, Nasser Al-Mousawi, May K. Al-Tararwah, Urmila Bhoola

Aladdin the comedy (2018 TV Movie)

90 min | Comedy

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Director: Mohammed Alhmly | Stars: Abdulrahman Alfahad, Mohammed Alhmly, Abdullah Khudher

Kalam Asfar (2018)

43 min | Comedy, Drama

A Kuwaiti Drama/Romance , The story revolves around how people are affected by the talk and rumors about them, and everyone tries to prove that what people say and think shouldn't affect the way people live.

Stars: Haya Al-Shuaibi, Ibrahim Al-Harbi, Fouad Ali, Sumoud El Kandari

Votes: 7

The Wedding of Zein (1976)

90 min | Drama

Everyone in his village believes that Zein is a simpleton, a half-wit, an amiable buffoon. Thus, his braying laughter and public declarations of love for village maidens only win laughter ... See full summary »

Director: Khalid Al Siddiq | Stars: Ali Mahdi, Sunni Dafallah, Ibrahim Hujazi, Mohamed Khairi

Votes: 13

Losing Ahmad (2006)

68 min | Documentary, Drama, War

Shot over 12 months in Iraq, Kuwait, London and the US, Losing Ahmad follows the true story of Ahmad Sharif, a seven-year-old from Baghdad who lost his sight and right arm to an American ... See full summary »

Director: Abdullah Boushahri | Stars: Ahmad Sharif, Saad Sharif, Jabbar Sharif, Muhammad Al-Saffar

Votes: 19

From War to Wisdom (2017)

105 min | Documentary, War

When the war ends, the real battle begins. An elite group of Marines survive the war in Iraq, return to a civilian society that no longer makes sense, and fight to find new missions on the home front.

Directors: Daniel R. Collins, Josh Hisle

Votes: 10

Widdi Atkallam (2018)

73 min | Comedy

A film Director named Masoud faces the negative changes that occurred in the Kuwaiti society, and tries to fight them through art.

Director: Sadeq Behbehani | Stars: Layla Abdullah, Khaled Al-Buraiki, Abdulmohsen Al-Qaffas, Mohammed Alhmly

Back to Q82 (2017)

101 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

A Kuwaiti version of the iconic movie Back to the future

Director: Ahmed Siddiqui | Stars: El Hussein Abd, Bashar Abd Alah, Naser Albouloshy, Abdulemam Ali Alhemadan

Votes: 52

Amnesia (2017)

20 min | Action

Khalil, a policeman suffering from Amnesia. A partial loss of memory. Khalil gets abducted and recruited by the most ruthless mob in K-town. Is he going to fight back?

Stars: Hassan Al Sherazi, Ahmed Al Refaei, Mohammed Al Hmeli, Alaa Al Hendi

Kuwait Police Academy 40 (2014)

Documentary, Short

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Director: Abdulrahman Algharabally

Votes: 9

Viktor (I) (2015)

Short, Drama, Mystery

VIKTOR a very talented writer in his early thirties, reached every dead end a man can find when many parts of his life collapsed, and came to a complete stop. Seeking answers became his new... See full summary »

Director: Hamad AlSarraf | Stars: Hamad Ashkanani, Waleed Shaalan, Sabeeka AlRashed

Just Like You Imagined (2003)

Unrated | 10 min | Short

In the near future and with the help of cloning, people learn how to use more than 15% of their brain capacity, the more capacity they can use the more super physical powers they can attain... See full summary »

Director: Zeyad Alhusaini | Stars: Eric Mabius, Daniel Case, Veronica Desoyza, Jude Etienne

Votes: 40

The 99 Unbound (2011)

82 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

99 youngsters from across the globe, 99 ancient Noor stones, 99 superpowers. Ramzi wants them to do good for mankind, but Rughal has other ideas.

Director: Dave Osborne | Stars: Aris Athanasopoulos, Erich Boehm, David Godfrey, Bruce Hayward

Votes: 13

Les Anges (1984)

98 min | Comedy, Drama

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Director: Ridha Behi | Stars: Mohsen Ben Abdallah, Jamel El Araoui, Kamal El-Shinnawi, Leila Faouzi

Votes: 6

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