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)
7.1
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: 2,209

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: 12,800 | Gross: $0.36M

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: 22,004 | Gross: $1.45M

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: 755 | Gross: $0.12M

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: 2,180 | Gross: $0.02M

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: 1,091

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: 2,277 | Gross: $0.53M

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: 3,284 | Gross: $0.39M

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: 1,590

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: 457

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: 38

Five Broken Cameras (2011)
7.9
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: 5,647 | Gross: $0.11M

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: 12

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: 7

The Tale of the Three Lost Jewels (1995)

112 min | Drama, Romance, War

A Palestinian boy becomes entranced with a beautiful Gypsy girl and a fairy tale world she weaves amidst conflict in Gaza. The children explore nature, mysticism and what their future holds... See full summary »

Director: Michel Khleifi | Stars: Mohammed Nahnal, Hana' Nc'mch, Bushra Karaman, Raida Adon

Votes: 101

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: 1,020 | Gross: $0.01M

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: 546

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: 1,080

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 | Star: Ray Fite

Votes: 231 | Gross: $0.02M

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: 14

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: 163

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: 577

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: 49

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: 246

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: 417

The journey of the others

74 min | Documentary | Completed

At the Freedom Theater in Jenin refugee camp, the next Palestinian Intifada is brewing. A group of brave theater actors risk their lives every day to fulfill a dream that they are not willing to abandon: to show their play in New York.

Director: Jaime Villarreal

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: 465

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: 76

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: 239

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: 124

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: 55

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: 1,023

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: 393 | Gross: $0.01M

200 Meters

Adventure, Drama | Post-production

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

Director: Ameen Nayfeh | Stars: Ali Suliman, Motaz Malhees, Anna Unterberger, Lana Zreik

Speed Sisters (2015)
7.0
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: 209

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: 363

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: 153

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: 64

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, Ofer Hayoun, Nimrod Hochenberg, Michael Galansky

Votes: 345

Tears of Gaza (2010)
7.9
69 metascore

Tears of Gaza (2010)

Not Rated | 90 min | Documentary, War

In a rough style, by way of unique footage, the brutal consequences of modern wars are exposed. The film also depicts the ability of women and children to handle their everyday life after a... See full summary »

Director: Vibeke Løkkeberg

Votes: 498

The Present (II) (2020)

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: 13

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: 127

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

Votes: 12

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: Saleh Bakri, Rana Alamuddin, Nadira Omran, Ziad Bakri

Votes: 213

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

Al Dhakira al Khasba (1980)

Not Rated | 99 min

The first full length film to be shot within the disputed Palestinian West Bank "Green Line," FERTILE MEMORY is the feature debut of Michel Khleifi, acclaimed director of the Cannes Film ... See full summary »

Director: Michel Khleifi | Stars: Farah Hatoum, Sahar Khalifeh

Votes: 33

Jenin, Jenin (2003)

54 min | Documentary

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Director: Mohammad Bakri

Votes: 324

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: 161

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: 325

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