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
Iron Man (2008)
7.9
79 metascore

Iron Man (2008)

PG-13 | 126 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

After being held captive in an Afghan cave, billionaire engineer Tony Stark creates a unique weaponized suit of armor to fight evil.

Director: Jon Favreau | Stars: Robert Downey Jr., Gwyneth Paltrow, Terrence Howard, Jeff Bridges

Votes: 912,266 | Gross: $318.41M

The Exorcist (1973)
8.0
81 metascore

The Exorcist (1973)

R | 122 min | Horror

When a 12 year-old girl is possessed by a mysterious entity, her mother seeks the help of two priests to save her.

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

Votes: 350,680 | Gross: $232.91M

The Operative (2019)
5.6
47 metascore

The Operative (2019)

TV-MA | 116 min | Action, Drama, 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: 3,142

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: 153,379 | Gross: $10.62M

Girls of the Sun (2018)
6.5
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: 1,542 | Gross: $0.02M

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: 16,525

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: 17,301 | Gross: $0.26M

Yol (1982)

PG | 114 min | Drama

When five Kurdish 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: 11,865

The Wind Will Carry Us (1999)
7.6
86 metascore

The Wind Will Carry Us (1999)

Not Rated | 118 min | Drama

Irreverent city engineer Behzad comes to a rural village in Iran to keep vigil for a dying relative. In the meanwhile the film follows his efforts to fit in with the local community and how he changes his own attitudes as a result.

Director: Abbas Kiarostami | Stars: Behzad Dorani, Noghre Asadi, Roushan Karam Elmi, Bahman Ghobadi

Votes: 8,153 | Gross: $0.21M

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: 5,990 | Gross: $0.04M

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: 2,057

Rhino Season (2012)
6.4
66 metascore

Rhino Season (2012)

88 min | Drama, History, Thriller

Kurdish-Iranian poet Sahel has just been released from a thirty-year prison sentence in Iran. Now the one thing keeping him going is the thought of finding his wife, who thinks him dead for over twenty years.

Director: Bahman Ghobadi | Stars: Behrouz Vossoughi, Monica Bellucci, Yilmaz Erdogan, Caner Cindoruk

Votes: 5,805

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: 5,033 | Gross: $0.03M

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: Nik Xhelilaj, Güler Ökten, Levent Özdilek, Füsun Demirel

Votes: 332

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: 9,826

Soeurs d'armes (2019)

112 min | Action

Sisters in Arms is a film of war on women's war.

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

Votes: 552

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: 9,178

Baran (2001)
7.8
79 metascore

Baran (2001)

PG | 94 min | Drama, Romance

In a building site in present-day Tehran, Lateef, a 17-year-old Turkish worker is irresistibly drawn to Rahmat, a young Afghan worker. The revelation of Rahmat's secret changes both their lives.

Director: Majid Majidi | Stars: Hossein Abedini, Zahra Bahrami, Mohammad Amir Naji, Hossein Mahjoub

Votes: 7,631 | Gross: $0.13M

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: 4,280

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

Votes: 58

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: 2,000

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: 7,224 | Gross: $0.70M

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: 1,128

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: Suayip Adlig, Tarik Akan, Zeliha Bekan, Cevahir Civelek

Votes: 4,087

Welcome (I) (2009)
7.5
61 metascore

Welcome (I) (2009)

Not Rated | 110 min | Drama

Bilal sets off on an adventure-filled journey across Europe and wants to get to England to see his love who lives there.

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

Votes: 7,007 | Gross: $0.01M

The Woman of My Life (2015)

102 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance

Six year old Azad (a Kurd from Iraq) was engaged to his cousin Vian but after that the two kids were separated due to the political situation. At 19, Azad accidentally witnessed the murder ... See full summary »

Director: Antony Donchev | Stars: Soran Ebrahim, Violeta Markovska, Mehmet Selim Akgul, Mihail Bilalov

Votes: 60

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: 2,549 | Gross: $0.00M

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: 568

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: 794

Letter to the King (2014)

75 min | Drama

Letter to the King portrays five people on a day trip from a refugee camp to Oslo, a welcome change in an otherwise monotonous life. But we soon realize that each and every one of them has ... See full summary »

Director: Hisham Zaman | Stars: Ali Bag Salimi, Zheer Durhan, Nazmi Kirik, Hassan Dimirci

Votes: 230

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: 2,460 | Gross: $0.00M

Peacemaker (2020– )

Drama | Active

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Stars: Richard Sammel, Irina Björklund, Abhin Galeya, Mikko Nousiainen

Peykary Dll (The Heart Sculpture) (2019)

Comedy, Drama, Musical

A love story between a poor boy and a rich girl.

Director: Shwan Attoof | Stars: Narin Alan, Reshan Hemo, Halwest Muhammad, Nzar Salami

Votes: 274

Gulistan, Land of Roses (2016)

86 min | Documentary

They belong to the armed wing of the PKK, the Kurdistan Workers' Party, which is also an active guerrilla movement. The mission of these female fighters? Defend Kurdish territory in Iraq ... See full summary »

Director: Zayne Akyol

Votes: 235

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: 1,838

Crossroads (2013)

116 min | Drama, Mystery, War

Benjamin is a young poet from Turkey, works in Bosnia as a volunteer to help the extrication of dead bodies from the mass graves. He comes to Bosnia in order to escape from his past. A ... See full summary »

Director: Faysal Soysal | Stars: Riza Akin, Turgay Aydin, Adi Hrustemovic, Kristina Krepela

Votes: 179

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: 414

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: 1,732

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: Sermiyan Midyat, Katie Gill, Steve Guttenberg, Mariel Hemingway

Votes: 4,248

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: 741

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: 5,938 | Gross: $0.07M

09 (2020)

Drama

A detective abandoned his daughter right after his wife's death for a governmental mission. This made her daughter angry. He risks his life to find his daughters missing best friend in ... See full summary »

Director: Bakhtyar Fatah | Star: Shwan Attoof

Votes: 127

Walnut Tree (2020)

100 min | Documentary, Drama, History

The story occurs in the city of Sardasht in western Iran. Qader, a bricklayer whose wife is pregnant with his 4th child suddenly found himself amid a war crime done by the Saddam's regime. ... See full summary »

Director: Mohammad Hossein Mahdavian | Stars: Payman Maadi, Mina Sadati, Minu Sharifi, Mehran Modiri

Votes: 76

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: 2,237

Marooned in Iraq (2002)
7.4
88 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: 1,336 | Gross: $0.14M

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: 610

Red Heart (2011)

77 min | Drama, Romance

The teenagers Shirin and Soran are in love, and want to marry, but Shirin's father has arranged her marriage, and forbids them. On her wedding night Soran kidnaps her for them to be together.

Director: Halkawt Mustafa | Stars: Ali Ahmed, Soran Ebrahim, Soran Ibrahim, Shahen Jamal

Votes: 54

Al-Shafaq - When heaven divides (2019)

98 min | Drama, War

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

Votes: 36

Yol: The Full Version (2017)

112 min | Drama

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Director: Serif Gören | Stars: Tarik Akan, Halil Ergün, Necmettin Çobanoglu, Hikmet Çelik

Votes: 151

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: 1,545

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