Syria (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
For Sama (2019)
8.7
89 metascore

For Sama (2019)

100 min | Documentary

FOR SAMA is both an intimate and epic journey into the female experience of war.

Directors: Waad Al-Khateab, Edward Watts | Stars: Hamza Al-Khateab, Sama Al-Khateab, Waad Al-Khateab

Votes: 700 | Gross: $0.03M

The Cave (I) (2019)
8.3
85 metascore

The Cave (I) (2019)

PG-13 | 95 min | Documentary

Amidst air strikes and bombings, a group of female doctors in Ghouta, Syria struggle with systemic sexism while trying to care for the injured using limited resources.

Director: Feras Fayyad | Stars: Amani Ballour, Salim Namour

Votes: 106

Mulan 2: The Final War (2004 Video)

G | 79 min | Animation, Action, Comedy

While preparing for their wedding, Shang and Mulan are suddenly sent off on a secret mission. Mushu starts to meddle, and a surprise attack by Mongolians doesn't help either.

Directors: Darrell Rooney, Lynne Southerland | Stars: Ming-Na Wen, BD Wong, Mark Moseley, Lucy Liu

Votes: 19,731

Of Fathers and Sons (2017)
7.3
70 metascore

Of Fathers and Sons (2017)

Not Rated | 99 min | Documentary, War

Talal Derki returns to his homeland where he gains the trust of a radical Islamist family, sharing their daily life for over two years.

Director: Talal Derki | Stars: Abu Osama, Ayman Osama, Osama Osama

Votes: 1,672 | Gross: $0.01M

The Neighbourhood's Gate (2006–2017)

Drama, History, War

The social life of a syrian village in the 1930s under the french colonialism.

Stars: Sabah Al Jazaery, Milad Yousef, Ayman Bahnasi, Wafaa Mouselley

Votes: 1,120

Last Men in Aleppo (2017)
7.4
80 metascore

Last Men in Aleppo (2017)

Not Rated | 83 min | Documentary, War

Khaled, Mahmoud and Subhi volunteer with the White Helmets trying to save lives of hundreds of victims in the besieged city of Aleppo during the Syrian Civil War.

Directors: Feras Fayyad, Steen Johannessen | Stars: Khaled Umar Harah, Batul, Mahmoud, Abu Umar

Votes: 2,341 | Gross: $0.01M

Al-Zeer Salem (2000– )

Action, Biography, Drama

Its events on Zeer Salem, which sparked the forty years war about the killing of his brother.

Stars: Zuhair Abdlulkarim, Rafik Ali Ahmad, Najah Alabdullah, Farah Baciso

Votes: 1,278

Loving Souls (2019 Video)

40 min | Short, Adult

Noor is a young Muslim woman, who got married on her 19th birthday to a man who got sick and had to die in a young age. His wish was to be buried in their house, which was not the best ... See full summary »

Director: Antonio Suleiman | Stars: Noor Salim, Antonio Suleiman

Islamic Art: Mirror of the Invisible World (2011)

PG | 90 min | Documentary, History

In our post-9/11 world, a greater understanding across cultures is more important than ever before, yet the purpose of this program is not simply to provide political or historical context.... See full summary »

Director: Robert H. Gardner | Stars: Mohammad Al-Asad, Sheila S. Blair, Jonathan M. Bloom, Afshan Bokhari

Votes: 49

De'ah Da'iah (2008–2010)

Comedy, Family, Fantasy

The interesting, funny, and symbolic events in a Syrian village inhabited by its simple and good hearted citizens.

Stars: Amal Sa'ed Eddin, Tolay Haroon, Basem Yakhoor, Nidal Sigri

Votes: 342

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: 120

Born from the Flank: Wilada Min Alkhasira (2011–2013)

Drama, Thriller

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Stars: Yazan Khalil, Rasha Sharbatji, Kosai Khauli, Sulaf Fawakhrji

Votes: 192

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

The Day I Lost My Shadow (2018)

94 min | Drama

In Syria in 2012 a mother ventures into a war zone to find a gas cylinder so she can prepare a meal for her son. She discovers that in the besieged area the people there have lost their shadows.

Director: Soudade Kaadan | Stars: Reham Alkassar, Sawsan Arshid, Samer Ismail, Oweiss Mkhallalati

Votes: 102

Khalid ibn al-Walid (2006–2007)

Biography, History

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

Votes: 17

Still Recording (2018)

120 min | Documentary, War

In 2011, twenty-year-old Saeed, an engineering student, left Damascus for Douma (eastern Ghouta) and took part in the Syrian revolution. He will be joined later by his friend Milad, a ... See full summary »

Directors: Saeed Al Batal, Ghiath Ayoub

Votes: 120

I Want to Live (2015)

106 min | Documentary, Adventure, Biography

I Want to Live is a documentary on the lives of Kurdish Refugees from Syria, living in refugee camps in Kurdistan. Shot on location, it is set against the Syrian civil war and the ISIS (... See full summary »

Director: Karzan Kardozi

Votes: 2,312

Al Nadam (2016)

45 min | Drama

A writer in his forty, writing about his wealthy family before and after the Syrian crisis, to review the living conditions since 2003 until now.

Stars: Ahmad Al Ahmad, Maram Ali, Karam El-Sharani, Salloum Haddad

Votes: 125

Aziza (2019)

13 min | Short, Comedy, Drama

Ayman, Syrian refugee in Lebanon, teaching his wife how to drive his car, the only thing left for him from his country. The lesson takes a wrong turn into madness and nostalgia.

Director: Soudade Kaadan | Stars: Abdel Mounaem Amayri, Caresse Bashar

Votes: 16

Khatoon (2016)

Drama

A love epic story took place during the French occupation of Damascus.

Stars: Moatasem Alnahar, Caresse Bashar, Salloum Haddad, Soulafa Maamar

Votes: 38

Mantera (2012)

Not Rated | 117 min | Action, Sci-Fi

Sam Weston, the owner of Weston Technologies is furious over the security breach in his Research Lab. The prototype of his latest weapon system "Mantera" or MAN - Transformable Exo-Robotic ... See full summary »

Directors: Aliyar Ali Kutty, Miza Mohamad | Stars: Tomok Shah Indrawan, Kamaliya, Mikhail Dorozhkin, Said Dashuk-Nigmatulin

Votes: 393

Salam Neighbor (2015)

Not Rated | 75 min | Documentary, Adventure, Drama

Two filmmakers fully embed themselves in a Syrian refugee camp, providing an intimate look at the world's most dire humanitarian crisis.

Directors: Zach Ingrasci, Chris Temple | Stars: Zach Ingrasci, Chris Temple

Votes: 547

Taste of Cement (2017)

85 min | Documentary

A portrait of workers in exile. An empathetic encounter with people who have lost their past and their future, locked in the recurring present. ZIAD KALTHOUM creates an essay documentary of... See full summary »

Director: Ziad Kalthoum

Votes: 159

Resistance is Life (2017)

PG | 73 min | Documentary

From a refugee camp on the Turkish-Syrian border, an 8-year-old girl named Evlin characterizes the resilience of her hometown of Kobane against ISIS militants. In the midst of the tragic war in Syria, Evlin's story provides hope.

Director: Apo W. Bazidi | Stars: Evlin, Newroz, Aladdin, Hemude

Votes: 569

Accidental Anarchist (2017)

84 min | Documentary, Biography, History

Carne Ross was a government highflyer. A career diplomat who believed Western Democracy could save us all. But working inside the system he came to see its failures, deceits and ulterior ... See full summary »

Directors: John Archer, Clara Glynn | Stars: Carne Ross, Hussein Azam, Pelai Pagès i Blanch, Murray Bookchin

Votes: 126

Somewhere Else Tomorrow (2014)

Not Rated | 107 min | Documentary, Adventure, Drama

A naive dreamer attempts to circumnavigate the world on his motorcycle, surviving only on the money he makes along the way.

Director: Daniel Rintz | Stars: Issa Breibish, Kristian Bruun, Megan Gay, Grant Johnson

Votes: 252

Jiyan's Story (2017)

80 min | Documentary, War

The catastrophic war in Syria has brought about one good thing: the forming of the autonomous region of Rojava is radically changing the position of women in the Middle East. The ... See full summary »

Director: A. Haluk Unal

Votes: 7

#chicagoGirl: The Social Network Takes on a Dictator (2013)

Not Rated | 74 min | Documentary, Action, Biography

From the Chicago suburbs, an American teenager helps run the Syrian revolution. With social media, she helps her network expose regime atrocities. But as the violence rages everyone must choose their weapon: Facebook or AK-47s.

Director: Joe Piscatella | Stars: Ala'a Basatneh, Aous Al-Mubarak, Bassel Shehadeh, Mazhar 'Omar' Tayara

Votes: 220

The Translator (2020)

Post-production

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Directors: Rana Kazkaz, Anas Khalaf | Stars: Ziad Bakri, Yumna Marwan, David Field, Sawsan Arshid

King of the Sands (2013)

92 min | Biography, Drama, History

A daring, compelling and controversial take on the life of prince Abdulaziz Al Saud (Ibn Saud), founder of Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

Director: Najdat Esmail Anzur | Stars: Fabio Testi, Bill Fellows, Marco Foschi, Mohamad Rafee

Votes: 569

Silvered Water, Syria Self-Portrait (2014)

Not Rated | 92 min | Documentary, War

A look at first-hand video accounts of violence in modern-day Syria as filmed by activists in the besieged city of Homs.

Directors: Wiam Bedirxan, Ossama Mohammed

Votes: 264

Salah Al-deen Al-Ayyobi (2001– )

History

A Syrian series about the crusades and the Muslim leader Saladin and his conquest of Jerusalem.

Stars: Suzan Najm Aldeen, Suzan Najm Aldeen, Jamal Sulaiman

Votes: 92

The Dupes (1972)

107 min | Drama

Set in Iraq (but shot in Syria), this is the story of three men who try to leave their impoverished and hopeless lives to get get work in Kuwait. They hire a water-truck driver to transport... See full summary »

Director: Tewfik Saleh | Stars: Mohamed Kheir-Halouani, Abderrahman Alrahy, Abdul Rahman Al Rashi, Bassan Lofti Abou-Ghazala

Votes: 257

Cleopatra (2010– )

45 min | Biography, Drama, Romance

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Stars: Youssef Chaban, Sulaf Fawakhrji, Mohi Ismail

Votes: 7

Al-Taghriba Al-Filistinia (2004– )

History

A Syrian series about the Palestinian exodus in 1948 after the Israeli occupation to Palestine.

Stars: Rami Hanna, Khaled Al Maleh, Hasan Oweiti, Abdul Hakim Quotaifan

Votes: 343

Rain of Homs (2017)

101 min | Drama

Homs, the hero of the story, its old city wrote the story of Youssef and Yara in their search only for life, nothing but life, during the siege that lasted for a hundred and a few days. ... See full summary »

Director: Joud Saeed

Votes: 9

Commander Arian, a Story of Women, War and Freedom (2018)

85 min | Documentary

Hit by 5 bullets, commander Arian experiences the cost of war in the flesh as she is forced to redefine her role in the struggle for women's freedom.

Director: Alba Sotorra

Votes: 34

The Longest Road (I) (2016)

119 min | Documentary

A group of American veterans and a Muslim heart surgeon return to the Middle East to aid Iraqi and Syrian refugees in the grasp of ISIS.

Directors: Matthew Charles Hall, Jennifer Salcido | Stars: Richard Campos, Jimmy Cooper, Nemam Ghafouri, Kevin Graves

Votes: 12

Haramlek (2019– )

Fantasy

Haramlek follows the struggle of the characters from different social classes during the period of Ottoman rule to gain power and control the joints of the general political scene, and ... See full summary »

Stars: Bassel Alzaro, Ahmed Fahmi, Mohammad Hadaki, Samer al Masri

The Return to Homs (2013)
7.7
85 metascore

The Return to Homs (2013)

Not Rated | 94 min | Documentary, Biography, History

A look behind the barricades of the besieged city of Homs, where for nineteen-year-old Basset and his ragtag group of comrades, the audacious hope of revolution is crumbling like the buildings around them.

Director: Talal Derki | Star: Abdul Basset Saroot

Votes: 964

Reseba: The Dark Wind (2016)

92 min | Drama, Romance, War

Radical Islamist militants attack a village in Iraq where a young Yazidi love couple prepares for marriage. From that moment onwards their lives are turned into a nightmare.

Director: Hussein Hassan Ali | Stars: Rekish Shahbaz, Dimen Zandi, Adil Abdolrahman, Meryem Boobani

Votes: 67

Bokaat Daw (2001– )

Comedy

Small stories within each episode that handle social, political, and other issues in Syria and the Arabic world in a critical comic way.

Stars: Gerges Jabara, Naji Makhoul, Oumaya Malas, Adham Morshed

Votes: 100

Al Hodoud (1984)

99 min | Comedy

A traveler between two countries metaphorically named "Easternstan" and "Westernstan" loses his passport and identity papers. Stuck between the two countries he can neither cross the ... See full summary »

Director: Duraid Lahham | Stars: Duraid Lahham, Raghda, Rasheed Assaf, Hani Al-Rumani

Votes: 156

A Syrian Love Story (2015)

76 min | Documentary, Drama

Filmed over 5 years, A Syrian Love Story charts an incredible odyssey to political freedom. For Raghda and Amer, it is a journey of hope, dreams and despair: for the revolution, their homeland and each other.

Director: Sean McAllister

Votes: 619

7 Days in Syria (2015)

Not Rated | 75 min | Documentary, Drama, War

In the most dangerous country in the world for journalists, Newsweek Middle East editor, Janine di Giovanni, risks it all to bear witness, ensuring that the world knows about the suffering of the Syrian people.

Director: Robert Rippberger | Stars: Janine di Giovanni, Nicole Tung, Omar Hattab, Nour Kelze

Votes: 287

Chaos (III) (2018)

95 min | Documentary

The film narrates the story of three women in three different cities. They have given up on life. One lives in Damascus. She has stopped speaking to others entirely, isolating herself in ... See full summary »

Director: Sara Fattahi

Votes: 34

Amal: The Soothing Voice Among the Ruins

Documentary | Filming

When people suffer the strains of war hope is always around the corner

Director: Jesús Manuel Montané | Star: Magos Herrera

Orkadia (2017)

Fantasy

A historical-fantasy series presented in a virtual time and place, dealing with stories that include the wars of the kingdoms, the ambitions of government, influence, revenge, invasion and ... See full summary »

Stars: Moatasem Alnahar, Abed Fahd, Salloum Haddad, Bassel Khayyat

Enaya Moshadda (2015)

Drama

The series follows a group of social and romantic stories that took place between 2013 and 2014 in Syria.

Stars: Abbas al Nouri, Ayman Rida, Fadi Sbeih

Votes: 20

Four Seasons (1999– )

Comedy

A typical extended Syrian family who lives in Damascus in the 1990s. With five daughters (one is dead), homey day-to-day stories.

Stars: Rami Hanna, Oumaya Malas

Votes: 235

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