Kurdish (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 Operative (2019)
5.5
47 metascore

The Operative (2019)

116 min | Thriller

A woman is recruited by the Mossad to work undercover in Tehran.

Director: Yuval Adler | Stars: Diane Kruger, Martin Freeman, Cas Anvar, Rotem Keinan

Votes: 889

The Exorcist (1973)
8.0
82 metascore

The Exorcist (1973)

R | 122 min | Horror

When a teenage girl is possessed by a mysterious entity, her mother seeks the help of two priests to save her daughter.

Director: William Friedkin | Stars: Ellen Burstyn, Max von Sydow, Linda Blair, Lee J. Cobb

Votes: 337,659 | Gross: $232.91M

PK (2014)

Not Rated | 153 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

An alien on Earth loses the only device he can use to communicate with his spaceship. His innocent nature and child-like questions force the country to evaluate the impact of religion on its people.

Director: Rajkumar Hirani | Stars: Aamir Khan, Anushka Sharma, Sanjay Dutt, Boman Irani

Votes: 140,136 | Gross: $10.62M

Girls of the Sun (2018)
6.2
51 metascore

Girls of the Sun (2018)

Not Rated | 115 min | Drama, War

A Kurdish female battalion prepares to take back their town from extremists.

Director: Eva Husson | Stars: Golshifteh Farahani, Emmanuelle Bercot, Zübeyde Bulut, Sinama Alievi

Votes: 845 | Gross: $0.02M

Sisters in Arms (2019)

Action | Post-production

Red Snake is a film of war on women's war.

Director: Caroline Fourest | Stars: Dilan Gwyn, Amira Casar, Camélia Jordana, Maya Sansa

Turtles Can Fly (2004)
8.1
85 metascore

Turtles Can Fly (2004)

PG-13 | 98 min | Drama, War

Near the Iraqi-Turkish border on the eve of an American invasion, refugee children like 13-year-old Kak (Ebrahim), gauge and await their fate.

Director: Bahman Ghobadi | Stars: Soran Ebrahim, Avaz Latif, Saddam Hossein Feysal, Hiresh Feysal Rahman

Votes: 16,384 | Gross: $0.26M

Triage (2009)

R | 99 min | Drama, Mystery, War

The wife of a photojournalist sets out to discover why he came home from a recent assignment without his colleague.

Director: Danis Tanovic | Stars: Colin Farrell, Jamie Sives, Paz Vega, Kelly Reilly

Votes: 9,620

Yol (1982)

PG | 114 min | Drama

When five Turkish prisoners are granted one week's home leave, they find to their dismay that they face continued oppression outside of prison from their families, the culture, and the government.

Directors: Serif Gören, Yilmaz Güney | Stars: Tarik Akan, Serif Sezer, Halil Ergün, Meral Orhonsay

Votes: 10,962

The Cut (I) (2014)
6.3
56 metascore

The Cut (I) (2014)

Not Rated | 138 min | Adventure, Drama, History

In 1915 a man survives the Armenian genocide in the Ottoman Empire, but loses his family, speech and faith. One night he learns that his twin daughters may be alive, and goes on a quest to find them.

Director: Fatih Akin | Stars: Tahar Rahim, Simon Abkarian, Makram Khoury, Hindi Zahra

Votes: 4,810 | Gross: $0.03M

Ulysses' Gaze (1995)

Unrated | 176 min | Drama, War

An exiled filmmaker finally returns to his home country where former mysteries and afflictions of his early life come back to haunt him once more.

Director: Theodoros Angelopoulos | Stars: Harvey Keitel, Maia Morgenstern, Erland Josephson, Thanasis Vengos

Votes: 5,635 | Gross: $0.04M

Valley of the Wolves: Iraq (2006)

122 min | Action, Drama, War

The film covers through fiction real-life events like the occupation of Iraq, the execution of Daniel Pearl, the Hood event and the Abu Ghraib torture scandal.

Director: Serdar Akar | Stars: Necati Sasmaz, Billy Zane, Ghassan Massoud, Bergüzar Korel

Votes: 16,170

Bekas (2012)

97 min | Adventure, Drama

Iraq in the early 1990 was a devastating land to survive in. When we think of Iraq, the first thing that tends to pop into our minds is the war and Saddam Hussein. But there is another side... See full summary »

Director: Karzan Kader | Stars: Zamand Taha, Sarwar Fazil, Diya Mariwan, Suliman Karim Mohamad

Votes: 3,778

A Time for Drunken Horses (2000)
7.7
78 metascore

A Time for Drunken Horses (2000)

Not Rated | 80 min | Drama, War

Young Iranian Kurdish siblings try to save the youngest of them, who is seriously ill.

Director: Bahman Ghobadi | Stars: Ayoub Ahmadi, Rojin Younessi, Amaneh Ekhtiar-dini, Madi Ekhtiar-dini

Votes: 6,560 | Gross: $0.70M

The Storm (2008)

156 min | Drama

A true-to-life epic of Kurdish students excitedly anticipating social revolution.

Director: Kazim Öz | Stars: Cahit Gök, Havin Funda Saç, Mehmet Selim Akgul, Asiye Dinçsoy

Votes: 725

I Saw the Sun (2009)

120 min | Drama

In the southeast region of Turkey, the Altun family lives in a small mountainside village plagued by a 25-year war, making their daily life a hellish struggle. As the war continues to ... See full summary »

Directors: Mahsun Kirmizigül, Irmak Sueri | Stars: Mahsun Kirmizigül, Demet Evgar, Murat Ünalmis, Cemal Toktas

Votes: 8,746

Hell on Earth: The Fall of Syria and the Rise of ISIS (2017)
7.5
84 metascore

Hell on Earth: The Fall of Syria and the Rise of ISIS (2017)

R | 99 min | Documentary

A look at the current state of Syria amidst war and chaos in 2017, featuring stories of survival and observations by political experts from around the world.

Directors: Sebastian Junger, Nick Quested | Stars: Ghaith Abdul-Ahad, Amr Al-Azm, Abu Bakr Al-Baghdadi, Tareq Al-Hashemi

Votes: 548

The Herd (1978)

Not Rated | 129 min | Drama

Because of a local blood feud, a peasant family in eastern Turkey decides to sell its sheep - a most precious commodity - in far away Ankara. During their long train ride, bribes must be ... See full summary »

Director: Zeki Ökten | Stars: Tarik Akan, Melike Demirag, Erol Demiröz, Levent Inanir

Votes: 3,579

I'm Not Angry! (2014)

110 min | Drama

I'm not Angry. is the story of Navid, a starred and expelled university student who - while trying to provide the least requirements of a normal life -, tries not to get angry when he is ... See full summary »

Director: Reza Dormishian | Stars: Baran Kosari, Navid Mohammadzadeh, Milad Rahimi, Bahram Afshari

Votes: 1,194

Amateurs (2018)

102 min | Comedy, Drama

A sleepy Swedish province hopes to lure a discount store chain by hiring a pompous commercial director to document their town's worthiness, but two bright, brash high school girls from ... See full summary »

Director: Gabriela Pichler | Stars: Zahraa Aldoujaili, Yara Aliadotter, Fredrik Dahl, Shada Ismaeel

Votes: 424

Welcome (I) (2009)
7.5
61 metascore

Welcome (I) (2009)

Not Rated | 110 min | Drama

Bilal is 17 years old, a Kurdish boy from Iraq. He sets off on an adventure-filled journey across Europe. He wants to get to England to see his love who lives there. Bilal finally reaches ... See full summary »

Director: Philippe Lioret | Stars: Vincent Lindon, Firat Ayverdi, Audrey Dana, Derya Ayverdi

Votes: 6,814 | Gross: $0.01M

The Rest (2019)

78 min | Documentary

"The Rest" is a documentary by Ai Weiwei about refugees who arrived in Europe, the world's bastion of human rights. These refugees fled war and persecution in Afghanistan, Iraq, Syria, and ... See full synopsis »

Director: Weiwei Ai

Votes: 27

My Sweet Pepper Land (2013)

100 min | Drama

Baran, a Kurdish independence war hero, is now sheriff in Erbil, the capital city. No longer feeling useful in this society now at peace, he thinks about quitting the police force, but ... See full summary »

Director: Hiner Saleem | Stars: Korkmaz Arslan, Golshifteh Farahani, Suat Usta, Mir Murad Bedirxan

Votes: 1,707

Half Moon (2006)
7.2
72 metascore

Half Moon (2006)

107 min | Comedy, Drama, Music

Mamo, an old and legendary Kurdish musician living in Iran, plans to give one final concert in Iraqi Kurdistan. After seven months of trying to get a permit and rounding up his ten sons, he... See full summary »

Director: Bahman Ghobadi | Stars: Ismail Ghaffari, Allah-Morad Rashtian, Farzin Sabooni, Kambiz Arshi

Votes: 2,329 | Gross: $0.00M

Crossing the Bridge: The Sound of Istanbul (2005)
7.9
73 metascore

Crossing the Bridge: The Sound of Istanbul (2005)

90 min | Documentary, Music

Award-winning director Fatih Akin takes us on a journey through Istanbul, the city that bridges Europe and Asia, and challenges familiar notions of east and west. He looks at the vibrant ... See full summary »

Director: Fatih Akin | Stars: Alexander Hacke, Ahmed Ulug, Cem Yegul, Mehmed Ulug

Votes: 5,756 | Gross: $0.07M

The Suspended Step of the Stork (1991)

143 min | Drama, Romance

A reporter stuck in a border town with an overcrowding of refugees sees a man he believes to be a long lost politician.

Director: Theodoros Angelopoulos | Stars: Marcello Mastroianni, Jeanne Moreau, Gregory Patrick Karr, Ilias Logothetis

Votes: 1,809

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: 1,426

Eldorado (2018)

90 min | Documentary

Drawing inspiration from his personal encounter with the Italian refugee child Giovanna during World War II, Markus Imhoof tells how refugees and migrants are treated today: on the ... See full summary »

Director: Markus Imhoof

Votes: 122

Jîn (2013)

122 min | Drama

Jin, a guerrilla, lives in a cave and decides to escape from the organization. She finds some civilian clothes and goes down from the mountain to the city. However, the city is no safer than the mountain.

Director: Reha Erdem | Stars: Deniz Hasgüler, Onur Ünsal, Yildirim Simsek, Ayris Alptekin

Votes: 1,730

Ay Lav Yu (2010)

102 min | Comedy

Ibrahim returns to Tinne, along with his girlfriend, Jessica, but will the tiny village become their new home?

Director: Sermiyan Midyat | Stars: Muhammed Akay, Fadik Sevin Atasoy, Cengiz Bozkurt, Ayça Damgaci

Votes: 3,867

Blackboards (2000)
6.9
64 metascore

Blackboards (2000)

88 min | Drama, War

Itinerant Kurdish teachers, carrying blackboards on their backs, look for students in the hills and villages of Iran, near the Iraqi border during the Iran-Iraq war. Said falls in with a ... See full summary »

Director: Samira Makhmalbaf | Stars: Said Mohamadi, Behnaz Jafari, Bahman Ghobadi, Mohamad Karim Rahmati

Votes: 2,357 | Gross: $0.00M

On the Way to School (2008)

81 min | Documentary, Drama

One year in the life of a Turkish teacher, teaching the Turkish language to Kurdish children in a remote village in Turkey. The children can't speak Turkish, the teacher can't speak Kurdish... See full summary »

Directors: Özgür Dogan, Orhan Eskiköy | Stars: Emre Aydin, Rojda Huz, Vehip Huz, Zulkuf Huz

Votes: 2,030

Bimbo Bambino (2018)

Action, Comedy, Drama

The story revolves around a group of teenage boys. When one of them suddenly gets a chance to make a pact with the devil things shift quickly in their lives.

Director: Alexi Carpentieri | Stars: Victor Poturaj, Byron Reimer Ward, Frej Wells, Musa Malik

Votes: 7

Carga (II) (2018)

Short, Action, Horror

Marta and Juan travel to Iraq to uncover the secrets of an abandoned cigarette factory.

Director: Yad Deen | Stars: Tania Watson, Agustín Mateo, Rawand Khalid Saeed, Youssef Osman

Votes: 13

Peshmerga (2016)

92 min | Documentary, War

From July to December 2015, Bernard-Henri Lévy and a team of cameramen travelled the 1000 kilometres of the frontline that separates Iraqi Kurdistan from Daesh's troupes. From this journey,... See full summary »

Director: Bernard-Henri Lévy | Star: Bernard-Henri Lévy

Votes: 89

The Deminer (2017)

83 min | Documentary

A portrait of a Kurdish colonel, who disarmed thousands of roadside bombs and mines armed only with his courage and a pair of wire cutters.

Directors: Hogir Hirori, Shinwar Kamal | Stars: Fakhir Berwari, Sheyma Ibrahim, Abdulla Fakhir, Ghazi Ibrahim

Votes: 424

Big Man, Little Love (2001)

120 min | Drama

Hejar, meaning "Dispossessed", a little Kurdish orphan war victim, educates a Turkish judge!

Director: Handan Ipekçi | Stars: Sükran Güngör, Dilan Erçetin, Füsun Demirel, Yildiz Kenter

Votes: 1,431

Vodka Lemon (2003)
6.8
69 metascore

Vodka Lemon (2003)

90 min | Comedy, Drama

In a remote, isolated Yazidi Kurdish village in post-Soviet Armenia, Hamo, a widower with a pitiful pension and three worthless sons, travels daily to his wife's grave. There he meets the ... See full summary »

Director: Hiner Saleem | Stars: Romen Avinian, Lala Sarkissian, Ivan Franek, Ruzan Mesropyan

Votes: 1,823 | Gross: $0.06M

Future Lasts Forever (2011)

108 min | Drama

Sumru is doing music researches at a university in Istanbul. To work on her thesis on gathering and recording an exhaustive collection of Anatolian elegies she sets off for the south-east ... See full summary »

Director: Özcan Alper | Stars: Gaye Gürsel, Durukan Ordu, Selman Ünlüsoy

Votes: 865

Zer (2017)

113 min | Drama

Zer is a young man's journey into his roots, an exploration of a song originated in a village removed from history.

Director: Kazim Öz | Stars: Ahmet Aslan, Haleigh Ciel, Füsun Demirel, Jeffery Desalu

Votes: 284

Meteors (2017)

Not Rated | 84 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi

They come at night and everybody steps out. They light torches and remember those who have walked these streets before them. In the coming hours, the city will be on lockdown: an eclipse appears and meteors start to fall.

Director: Gürcan Keltek | Star: Ebru Ojen Sahin

Votes: 190

Babamin Sesi (2012)

Not Rated | 88 min | Drama, Family

When Basê finds herself revisited by voice recordings resurfacing from the past, she whispers to her son Mehmet things that he never knew.

Directors: Orhan Eskiköy, Zeynel Dogan | Stars: Basê Dogan, Gulizar Dogan, Zeynel Dogan

Votes: 303

Halam Geldi (2013)

100 min | Drama

"Halam Geldi"(My Aunt has Arrived) does not just tell a story in the Greek village of Northern Cyprus, where the sounds of the Ezan is accompanied by the church bells, it also underlines a ... See full summary »

Director: Erhan Kozan | Stars: Miray Akay, Melisa Celayir, Tunç Oral, Melis Kara

Votes: 683

El clásico (2015)

95 min | Drama

Two Kurdish little people in Iraq risk their lives to fulfill their dreams and that is to meet football hero Cristiano Ronaldo.

Director: Halkawt Mustafa | Stars: Ahmed Adel, Wrya Ahmed, Dana Ahmes, Kamaran Raoof

Votes: 386

Iraq in Fragments (2006)
7.3
84 metascore

Iraq in Fragments (2006)

Not Rated | 94 min | Documentary, War

Stories from modern day Iraq as told by Iraqis living in a time of war, occupation and ethnic tension.

Director: James Longley | Stars: Mohammed Haithem, Suleiman Mahmoud, Muqtada al-Sadr, George W. Bush

Votes: 1,354 | Gross: $0.20M

Marooned in Iraq (2002)
7.4
86 metascore

Marooned in Iraq (2002)

100 min | Drama, War

During the war between Iran and Iraq, a group of Iranian Kurd musicians set off on an almost impossible mission. They will try to find Hanareh, a singer with a magic voice who crossed the ... See full summary »

Director: Bahman Ghobadi | Stars: Shahab Ebrahimi, Faegh Mohamadi, Allah-Morad Rashtian, Rojan Hosseini

Votes: 1,285 | Gross: $0.14M

Al-Shafaq - When heaven divides (2019)

98 min | Drama, War | Post-production

When heaven divides tells us an uncompromising story about loss, guilt, atonement and redemption.

Director: Esen Isik | Stars: Kida Khodr Ramadan, Beren Tuna, Ismail Can Metin, Ahmed Kour Abdo

A Flag Without a Country (2015)

97 min | Documentary

A documentary about Kurds, middle-east war and "Kurdistan", a nation with about 45m population and still without a country.

Director: Bahman Ghobadi | Stars: Nariman Anwar, Helly Luv

Votes: 141

Bekas (2010)

28 min | Short, Adventure, Drama

Two homeless Kurdish brothers see Superman in the town's first movie theatre and decide they are going to live with him in the US. It's a long, dangerous road in the hands of ruthless human smugglers.

Director: Karzan Kader | Stars: Zamand Taha, Sarwar Fazil, Rebwar Amin, Ahmad Azad

Votes: 654

Song of My Mother (2014)

103 min | Drama, Family

A young Kurdish man is torn between his mother's nostalgic search of a song in her dreams and an uncertain future with his pregnant girlfriend.

Director: Erol Mintas | Stars: Feyyaz Duman, Zübeyde Ronahi, Nesrin Cavadzade, Ferit Kaya

Votes: 318

Free Man (2011)

163 min | Action, Biography, Drama

The story is real story that tells about a man's life who has a very influential philosopher that had lived in between 1877-1960. His name is 'Said Nursi' and he is originally Kurdish. But,... See full summary »

Director: Mehmet Tanrisever | Stars: Mürsit Bag, Ismail Hakki Ürün, Cem Arabacioglu, Hamdi Akden

Votes: 3,390

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