Palestine (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
It Must Be Heaven (2019)
7.0
69 metascore

It Must Be Heaven (2019)

102 min | Comedy

Filmmaker Elia Suleiman travels to different cities and finds unexpected parallels to his homeland of Palestine.

Director: Elia Suleiman | Stars: Elia Suleiman, Tarik Kopty, Kareem Ghneim, George Khleifi

Votes: 3,660

Omar (2013)
7.5
75 metascore

Omar (2013)

Not Rated | 98 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

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: 13,295 | Gross: $0.36M

200 Meters (2020)

96 min | Adventure, Drama

A Palestinian father trapped on the other side of the separation wall is trying to reach the hospital for his son.

Director: Ameen Nayfeh | Stars: Ali Suliman, Anna Unterberger, Lana Zreik, Gassan Abbas

Votes: 238

Paradise Now (2005)
7.4
71 metascore

Paradise Now (2005)

PG-13 | 91 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

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: 22,413 | Gross: $1.45M

The Present (II) (2020)

25 min | Short, Drama

On his wedding anniversary, Yusef and his young daughter set out in the West Bank to buy his wife a gift. Between soldiers, segregated roads and checkpoints, how easy would it be to go shopping?

Director: Farah Nabulsi | Stars: Saleh Bakri, Mariam Kanj, Mariam Basha

Votes: 130

Gaza mon amour (2020)

87 min | Drama

Gaza, today. Sixty-year-old fisherman Issa is secretly in love with Siham, a woman who works at the market with her daughter Leila. When he discovers an ancient phallic statue of Apollo in ... See full summary »

Directors: Arab Nasser, Tarzan Nasser | Stars: Hiam Abbass, Maisa Abd Elhadi, Namil Alraee, Ibrahim Altoubat

Votes: 223

Wajib (2017)

96 min | Drama

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: 1,356

The Idol (2015)

Not Rated | 100 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama

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, Qais Attaallah, Hiba Attalah, Ahmad Qasem

Votes: 1,689

Human Flow (2017)
7.0
77 metascore

Human Flow (2017)

PG-13 | 140 min | Documentary

Human Flow is director and artist Ai Weiwei's detailed and heartbreaking exploration into the global refugee crisis.

Director: Weiwei Ai | Stars: Israa Abboud, Hiba Abed, Rami Abu Sondos, Weiwei Ai

Votes: 2,415 | Gross: $0.53M

The Reports on Sarah and Saleem (2018)
7.2
69 metascore

The Reports on Sarah and Saleem (2018)

127 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

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: Adeeb Safadi, Sivane Kretchner, Ishai Golan, Maisa Abd Elhadi

Votes: 914 | Gross: $0.12M

Between Heaven and Earth (2019)

92 min | Drama

Two married young couple are going through steps to get divorced when the husband finds out secrets about his past

Director: Najwa Najjar | Stars: Mouna Hawa, Firas Nassar, Lamis Ammar, Sari Bisharat

Votes: 98

The Time That Remains (2009)
7.1
74 metascore

The Time That Remains (2009)

Not Rated | 109 min | Drama, History

An examination of the creation of the state of Israel in 1948 through to the present day.

Director: Elia Suleiman | Stars: Menashe Noy, Elia Suleiman, Baher Agbariya, Zidane Awad

Votes: 2,304 | Gross: $0.02M

Divine Intervention (2002)
6.6
74 metascore

Divine Intervention (2002)

Not Rated | 92 min | Drama, Romance, War

Separated by a checkpoint, Palestinian lovers from Jerusalem and Ramallah arrange clandestine meetings.

Director: Elia Suleiman | Stars: Elia Suleiman, Manal Khader, George Ibrahim, Amer Daher

Votes: 3,400 | Gross: $0.39M

Short Plays (2014)

105 min | Sport

Football seen through the eyes of some of the best directors of the world.

Directors: Pedro Amorim, Karim Aïnouz, Abner Benaim, Faouzi Bensaïdi, Sebastián Cordero, Matias Cruz, Rune Denstad Langlo, Doris Dörrie, Fernando Eimbcke, Pablo Fendrik, Vincent Gallo, Daniel Gruener, Marcelo Gómez, Mascha Halberstad, Duane Hopkins, Bobo Jelcic, Buthina Canaan Khoury, Viktor Kosakovskiy, Luca Lucini, Carlos Moreno, Koen Mortier, Emnet Mulugeta, Gaspar Noé, Carlos Reygadas, Jaime Rosales, Pablo Stoll, Kiki Sugino, Juan Carlos Valdivia, Apichatpong Weerasethakul, Ik-joon Yang | Star: Sami Samir

Votes: 48

Jaza (2020 Video)

92 min | Drama

Two men trapped in a house for several months due to a disaster that hit the country.

Director: Abdullah Abu Snaineh | Stars: Abdullah Abu Snaineh, Basim Ashour, Mohamed Naim

Votes: 14

5 Broken Cameras (2011)
7.9
78 metascore

5 Broken Cameras (2011)

Not Rated | 94 min | Documentary, War

A documentary on a Palestinian farmer's chronicle of his nonviolent resistance to the actions of the Israeli army.

Directors: Emad Burnat, Guy Davidi | Stars: Emad Burnat, Soraya Burnat, Mohammed Burnat, Yasin Burnat

Votes: 5,754 | Gross: $0.11M

Jenin, Jenin (2003)

54 min | Documentary

Documentary about the 2002 deadly confrontations between armed Israeli soldiers and Palestinians in the occupied West Bank city of Jenin.

Director: Mohammad Bakri

Votes: 396

Gaza (2019)

92 min | Documentary

A beautiful portrait of everyday Gazan citizens, leading meaningful lives beyond the rubble of perennial conflict.

Directors: Garry Keane, Andrew McConnell

Votes: 201

3000 Nights (2015)

103 min | Drama

A young Palestinian schoolteacher gives birth to her son in an Israeli prison where she fights to protect him, survive and maintain hope.

Director: Mai Masri | Stars: Maisa Abd Elhadi, Nadira Omran, Rakeen Saad, Raida Adon

Votes: 497

Ave Maria (I) (2015)

15 min | Short, Comedy

The silent routine of 5 Nuns living in the West Bank wilderness is disturbed when an Israeli settler family breaks down right outside the convent just as the Sabbath comes into effect.

Director: Basil Khalil | Stars: Maria Zreik, Huda Al Imam, Shady Srour, Ruth Farhi

Votes: 1,071

Salt of This Sea (2008)
6.9
43 metascore

Salt of This Sea (2008)

Unrated | 109 min | Drama, Romance

A romantic drama about a working-class woman and her experiences traveling back home.

Director: Annemarie Jacir | Stars: Suheir Hammad, Saleh Bakri, Riyad Ideis, Dana Drigov

Votes: 1,048 | Gross: $0.01M

Land of the Little People (2016)

83 min | Adventure, Drama, Thriller

Four young kids who clash with two army deserters in a fight over territory.

Director: Yaniv Berman | Stars: Maor Schwitzer, Nimrod Hochenberg, Ofer Hayoun, Amit Hechter

Votes: 348

When I Saw You (2012)
6.6
72 metascore

When I Saw You (2012)

Not Rated | 98 min | Drama

1967. The world is alive with change: brimming with reawakened energy, new styles, music and an infectious sense of hope. In Jordan, a different kind of change is underway as tens of ... See full summary »

Director: Annemarie Jacir | Stars: Mahmoud Asfa, Ruba Blal, Saleh Bakri, Anas Algaralleh

Votes: 654

Dégradé (2015)

85 min | Drama

In Gaza, two hairdressers and ten customers of various ages and backgrounds spend the day trapped in a beauty salon while Hamas police fight a gang in the street.

Directors: Arab Nasser, Tarzan Nasser | Stars: Hiam Abbass, Victoria Balitska, Manal Awad, Mirna Sakhla

Votes: 269

Maradona's Legs (2019)

23 min | Short, Drama, Sport

During the 1990 World Cup, two young Palestinian boys are looking for "Maradona's legs"; the last missing sticker that they need in order to complete their world cup album and win a free Atari.

Director: Firas Khoury | Stars: Faris Abbas, Ayoub Abu Hamad, Ali Suliman

Votes: 154

The Savior (II) (2014)

136 min | Biography, Drama, History

After several years of providing religious instruction to diverse groups in the eastern Mediterranean, protagonist is wrongfully executed by political authorities on a Friday but rises from the dead the following Sunday.

Director: Robert Savo | Stars: Zohir Al Nobani, Mohammad Bakri, Abeer Issa, Yussuf Abu-Warda

Votes: 83

Disturbing the Peace (2016)
7.5
81 metascore

Disturbing the Peace (2016)

Not Rated | 87 min | Documentary

In a world torn by conflict -in a place where the idea of peace has been abandoned-an energy of determined optimism emerges. When someone is willing to disturb the status quo and stand for ... See full summary »

Directors: Stephen Apkon, Andrew Young | Stars: Chen Alon, Jamil Qassas, Avner Wishnitzer, Sulaiman Khatib

Votes: 243 | Gross: $0.02M

Chronicle of a Disappearance (1996)

88 min | Drama

A Palestinian expatriate filmmaker (Elia Suleiman) documents the loss of national identity in Israel's Arab population.

Director: Elia Suleiman | Stars: Elia Suleiman, Nazira Suleiman, Fuad Suleiman, Ali Suliman

Votes: 589

The Stones Cry Out (2013)

Not Rated | 55 min | Documentary, History, News

In 1948 the history of Palestine changed forever. In the land where Christianity was born, little is ever said about the Christian minority. Tracing their roots back to the early Christians... See full summary »

Director: Yasmine Perni | Star: Paul-Gordon Chandler

Los territorios (2017)

Not Rated | 101 min | Drama

The film follows the journey of Ivan, the son of an important Argentine journalist who, after the attack on the Charlie Hebdo newspaper in Paris, goes in search of different geopolitical events and conflicts around the world.

Director: Iván Granovsky | Stars: Iván Granovsky, Alberto Ajaka, Rafael Spregelburd, Valeria Lois

Votes: 48

Laila's Birthday (2008)

Unrated | 71 min | Drama

Abu Laila used to be a judge, but because the government doesn't have the means to renew his assignment he is forced to be a taxi driver. On the day his daughter Laila becomes seven years ... See full summary »

Director: Rashid Masharawi | Stars: Mohammad Bakri, Areen Omari, Nour Zoubi, Housam Abu Aishe

Votes: 467 | Gross: $0.01M

Writing on Snow (2017)

72 min | Drama, War

A film about the absurdity of not accepting the other despite the difference.

Director: Rashid Masharawi | Stars: Ghassan Massoud, Ramzi Maqdisi, Areen Omari, Amr Waked

Votes: 74

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: 1,313

Rana's Wedding (2002)
6.4
71 metascore

Rana's Wedding (2002)

Unrated | 90 min | Drama, Comedy

About a Palestinian girl of 17 who wants to get married to the man of her own choosing. Rana wakes up one morning to an ultimatum delivered by her father: she must either choose a husband ... See full summary »

Director: Hany Abu-Assad | Stars: Clara Khoury, Khalifa Natour, Ismael Dabbag, Walid Abed Elsalam

Votes: 466

Eyes of a Thief (2014)

Not Rated | 98 min | Drama

A father with a dangerous secret searches for his daughter.

Director: Najwa Najjar | Stars: Kal Naga, Souad Massi, Suhail Haddad, Malak Ermileh

Votes: 373

Wedding in Galilee (1987)

Not Rated | 113 min | Drama

A Palestinian seeks Israeli permission to waive curfew to give his son a fine wedding. The military governor's condition is that he and his officers attend. The groom berates his father for... See full summary »

Director: Michel Khleifi | Stars: Mohamad Ali El Akili, Bushra Karaman, Makram Khoury, Yussuf Abu-Warda

Votes: 431

Amsterdam to Anatolia (2019)

6 min | Short

Elissa's life takes a turn when she meets a mysterious man in her English class and she has to quickly decide between her family and him- and going from family-life to a life on the run is a wild choice to everyone but her.

Director: Susan Youssef | Stars: Adam Bakri, Clara Khoury, Thamer Jendoubi, Gideon Levy

Votes: 11

Pelada (2010)

Not Rated | 90 min | Documentary, Sport

Away from the bright lights and manicured fields, there's another side of soccer. Two players, twenty-five countries, one game.

Directors: Luke Boughen, Rebekah Fergusson, Gwendolyn Oxenham, Ryan White

Votes: 327

Girafada (2013)

85 min | Drama

A male giraffe dies after a nocturnal air raid in a Palestinian zoo. The female giraffe stops eating. A boy and his father, the veterinary of the zoo, look for a solution.

Director: Rani Massalha | Stars: Saleh Bakri, Laure de Clermont-Tonnerre, Ahmad Bayatra, Mohammad Bakri

Votes: 178

Screwdriver (2018)

108 min | Drama

Palestinian director Bassam Jarbawi's debut feature film tackles the physical and emotional toll of one man's return home after 15 years in an Israeli jail.

Director: Bassam Jarbawi | Stars: Ziad Bakri, Areen Omari, Jameel Khoury, Yasmine Qaddumi

Votes: 231

Ambience (I) (2019)

15 min | Short

Two young Palestinians try to record a demo for a Music Competition inside a noisy crowded refugee camp, while failing recording because of the chaos of the place, they discover an authentic way allow them to meet the deadline creatively.

Director: Wisam Al Jafari | Stars: Salah Abu Nima, Mohammad Al Khmour, Jameel Hilmi, Nilly Salman

Votes: 14

Jivu (2020)

9 min | Short, Drama

An injured running champion tries to recover from a car accident where his wife and son got killed. However, he discovers that his goal is not easy to achieve.

Director: Abdullah Abu Snaineh | Star: Abdullah Abu Snaineh

Votes: 10

Habibi Rasak Kharban (2011)

85 min | Drama, Romance, War

'Habibi Rasak Kharban' (Darling, Something's Wrong with Your Head) is a dramatic feature that tells the story of a forbidden love in Gaza. The film is a modern re-telling of the famous ... See full summary »

Director: Susan Youssef | Stars: Maisa Abd Elhadi, Kais Nashif, Yussuf Abu-Warda, Amer Khalil

Votes: 106

Beyond Right and Wrong: Stories of Justice and Forgiveness (2012)

Not Rated | 80 min | Documentary, War

"Beyond Right & Wrong" looks at areas of conflict around the world and asks what it takes to forgive, and what it takes to ask for forgiveness under the most difficult of circumstances. ... See full summary »

Directors: Lekha Singh, Roger Spottiswoode

Votes: 34

Recollection (2015)

70 min | Documentary

A visual tour around Jaffa, through rare archived footage that subtly depicts every house, road or square. A visual memory record of a city, people and parents in a city that was once known as the "Bride of the Mediterranean".

Director: Kamal Aljafari

Votes: 7

Villa Touma (2014)

85 min | Drama, Romance

Three unmarried aristocratic Christian sisters from Ramallah have shut themselves in their villa clinging desperately to their former glory, until their orphan niece, Badia, walks into their life and turns their world upside down

Director: Suha Arraf | Stars: Nisreen Faour, Ula Tabari, Cherien Dabis, Maria Zreik

Votes: 132

Ghost Hunting (2017)

94 min | Documentary

Director Raed Andoni places a newspaper advertisement in Ramallah. He is looking for former inmates of the Moskobiya interrogation centre in Jerusalem. In his ad he asks that the men should... See full summary »

Director: Raed Andoni | Stars: Ramzi Maqdisi, Mohammed Khattab, Wafa Mari, Atef Al-Akhras

Votes: 171

Blackness (2014)

8 min | Short, Drama

In times of war, a man wants to save his six children from starvation.

Director: Mohammad Bakri | Stars: Mohammad Bakri, Fatima Bakri

Votes: 9

Nowhere (II) (2020)

22 min | Short, Drama

A young Palestinian woman crosses the Israeli border illegally to find her long-lost brother, who she hopes will be her ticket to a new life far from the West Bank. When she discovers the ... See full summary »

Director: Christopher Manning | Stars: Morad Hassan, Mouna Hawa, Sana Jammelieh, Gil Weiss

Votes: 10

An Unusual Summer (2020)

80 min | Documentary

The images contain their chronology, down to the minutes and seconds: In 2006, a surveillance camera in the Arab quarter of Ramla films a car that a short while ago became the victim of ... See full summary »

Director: Kamal Aljafari

Votes: 5

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