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
The Reports on Sarah and Saleem (2018)
7.3
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: Maisa Abd Elhadi, Mohammad Eid, Kamel El Basha, Ishai Golan

Votes: 568 | Gross: $0.12M

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: 65

It Must Be Heaven (2019)
7.4
69 metascore

It Must Be Heaven (2019)

97 min | Comedy

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

Director: Elia Suleiman | Stars: Gael García Bernal, Ali Suliman, Kwasi Songui, Elia Suleiman

Votes: 162

Omar (2013)
7.5
75 metascore

Omar (2013)

Not Rated | 96 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: 12,166 | Gross: $0.36M

Paradise Now (2005)
7.4
71 metascore

Paradise Now (2005)

PG-13 | 90 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: 21,479 | Gross: $1.45M

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: 2,039 | Gross: $0.53M

Wajib - The Wedding Invitation (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: 842

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, Saleh Bakri

Votes: 2,042 | Gross: $0.02M

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, Kais Attalah, Hiba Attalah, Ahmad Qasem

Votes: 1,448

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 Kossakovsky, 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: 33

Five Broken Cameras (2011)
8.0
78 metascore

Five 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: 5,515 | Gross: $0.11M

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: 408

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: Ofer Hayoun, Maor Schwitzer, Nimrod Hochenberg, Lior Rochman

Votes: 319

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: 3,152 | Gross: $0.39M

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: 534

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: 976 | Gross: $0.01M

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: 107

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: 20

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: 120

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: 65

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: 348

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: 223

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

Votes: 202 | Gross: $0.02M

On the Side of the Road (2013)

82 min | Documentary, History, News

When the Israeli government tries to silence a history, a light was shed on the nation's biggest taboo. This is the story of those who fought to erase Palestine and created an Israeli ... See full summary »

Director: Lia Tarachansky | Star: Lia Tarachansky

Votes: 20

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: 986

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: 479

Under the Same Sun (I) (2013)

Not Rated | 75 min | Drama, History, War

The film is set in the near future, and it looks back on how peace was made in 2013 between Israel and Palestine. It is the story of two businessmen - one Palestinian and one Israeli - who ... See full summary »

Director: Sameh Zoabi | Stars: Ali Suliman, Dirar Suleiman, Mahmud Abu-Jazi, Lucy Aharish

Votes: 24

Summer in the Forest (2017)
7.6
72 metascore

Summer in the Forest (2017)

108 min | Documentary

Like countless others, Philippe, Michel, Andre and Patrick were labeled 'idiots', locked away and forgotten in violent asylums, until the 1960s, when the young philosopher Jean Vanier took ... See full summary »

Director: Randall Wright

Votes: 36 | Gross: $0.05M

Thirst (2004)

Not Rated | 109 min | Drama

A family of five, their two goats and donkey live in the middle of nowhere far from their village home. They earn meager living by producing & selling charcoal, made from the surrounding ... See full summary »

Director: Tawfik Abu Wael | Stars: Hussein Yassin Mahajne, Amal Bweerat, Ruba Blal, Jamila Abu Hussein

Votes: 273

The War Around Us (2014)

Documentary

In 2008 two best friends found themselves trapped in one of the most dangerous places on earth - the only western journalists in the Gaza Strip on what was supposed to be a 24-hour ... See full summary »

Director: Abdallah Omeish | Stars: Ayman Mohyeldin, Sherine Tadros

Votes: 182

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: 394

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: 1,027

Speed Sisters (2015)
7.1
65 metascore

Speed Sisters (2015)

78 min | Documentary, Adventure, Drama

The Speed Sisters are the first all-women race car driving team in the Middle East. They're bold. They're fearless. And they're tearing up tracks all over Palestine.

Director: Amber Fares

Votes: 201

Bonbone (2017)

15 min | Short, Comedy, Drama

A Palestinian couple resorts to an unusual way to conceive as the husband is detained in an Israeli jail where visits are restricted.

Director: Rakan Mayasi | Stars: Rana Alamuddin, Saleh Bakri

Votes: 203

Naila and the Uprising (2017)

76 min | Documentary, Animation, History

When a nation-wide uprising breaks out in 1987, a woman in Gaza must make a choice between love, family, and freedom. Undaunted, she embraces all three, joining a clandestine network of ... See full summary »

Director: Julia Bacha | Stars: Naila Ayesh, Zahira Kamal, Naima Al-Sheikh, Azza Al-Khafarneh

Votes: 43

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: 456

Condom Lead (2013)

15 min | Short, Drama, War

A dream of the hope for intimacy and love in a brutal, divisive world.

Directors: Arab Nasser, Tarzan Nasser | Stars: Rashid Abdelhamid, Maria Mohammad, Maria Mohammedi, Eloise van van Vollenstein

Votes: 16

Last Days in Jerusalem (2011)

80 min | Drama

About the emotional upheaval of a Palestinian couple's last moments before leaving voluntarily Jerusalem, their native city, to forge a brighter future in France.

Director: Tawfik Abu Wael | Stars: Huda Al Imam, Ali Badarni, Samir Hawa, Kais Nashif

Votes: 21

The Wanted 18 (2014)
7.5
59 metascore

The Wanted 18 (2014)

Not Rated | 75 min | Documentary, Animation

A small Palestinian village bought 18 cows and stopped buying Israeli milk.

Directors: Paul Cowan, Amer Shomali | Stars: Alison Darcy, Heidi Foss, Rosann Nerenberg, Holly Uloth

Votes: 211

A Magical Substance Flows Into Me (2015)

68 min | Documentary

Robert Lachmann was a German-Jewish ethnomusicologist. In the 1930s, his radio show "Oriental Music" explored the musical traditions of Palestine and included regular live performances by ... See full summary »

Director: Jumana Manna

Votes: 23

The Pipe (2019)

10 min | Short, Drama

The Pipe explores the concept of imprisonment, and what it really means to take away someone's freedom. It's an experience of solitary prison that goes beyond the walls of a cell, for a prisoner is not always the one confined by walls.

Director: Sami Zarour | Star: Riyad Sliman

Love, Theft and Other Entanglements (2015)

90 min | Drama, Thriller

A Palestinian car thief gets into the trouble of his life when he steals the wrong car. What he thought was an Israeli car and an easy way to make money in his impoverished refugee camp ... See full summary »

Director: Muayad Alayan | Stars: Sami Metwasi, Ramzi Maqdisi, Kamel El Basha, Maya Abu Alhayyat

Votes: 88

The Invisible Men (2012)

Not Rated | 68 min | Documentary, Drama

An untold side of the Israeli- Palestinian Conflict: gay Palestinians - Louie, Abdu and Fares - are hiding in Tel Aviv, and until they escape, they must remain 'the invisible men'.

Director: Yariv Mozer

Votes: 148

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: 123

In Vitro (2019)

28 min | Short, Sci-Fi

'In Vitro' is an otherworldly rumination on memory, history, place and identity set in Bethlehem decades after an eco-disaster.

Directors: Søren Lind, Larissa Sansour | Stars: Hiam Abbass, Maisa Abd Elhadi, Marah Abu Srour

Ouroboros (II) (2017)

Not Rated | 75 min | Documentary

An experimental film about the destruction of Gaza. Ouroboros (the serpent eating itself) is the meaning of the cyclical nature of time.

Director: Basma Alsharif | Stars: Jessica Bellinger, Lauren Strom Berg, Coleman Collins, Claire De Pimodan

Votes: 62

Mars at Sunrise (2014)
7.6
49 metascore

Mars at Sunrise (2014)

Not Rated | 75 min | Drama

Mars At Sunrise is the story of a war waged on imagination.

Director: Jessica Habie | Stars: Ali Suliman, Guy Elhanan, Haale Gafori, Maisam Masri

Votes: 23

Ambience (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: 5

American Radical: The Trials of Norman Finkelstein (2009)
7.9
71 metascore

American Radical: The Trials of Norman Finkelstein (2009)

Not Rated | 84 min | Documentary, Biography, History

About the life and work of controversial American Jewish academic Norman Finkelstein.

Directors: David Ridgen, Nicolas Rossier | Stars: Musa Abu-Hashhash, Nidal Barham, Noam Chomsky, Alan M. Dershowitz

Votes: 703

Haneen (2010)

17 min | Short, Drama

A story about nostalgia, loneliness, and the absence of love. Haneen is an old woman surviving within the memories of her home, struggling between slow monotony and her passion to rediscover life.

Director: Ossama Bawardi | Stars: Fadhil AlDoori, Suad Amiry

Votes: 9

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