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

No Man's Land (2020– )

PG-13 | Drama, Thriller, War

A family grieves the death of their daughter in a suicide bombing. Meanwhile, her brother suspects she is still alive after glimpsing her in a news report and sets off to find her in the Middle East.

Stars: James Krishna Floyd, Jo Ben Ayed, Julia Faure, Félix Moati

Votes: 975

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: 929,994 | 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: 359,835 | Gross: $232.91M

The Gift (2019– )

TV-MA | 40 min | Drama, Fantasy, Mystery

A painter in Istanbul embarks on a personal journey as she unearths universal secrets about an Anatolian archaeological site and its link to her past.

Stars: Beren Saat, Mehmet Günsür, Melisa Senolsun, Civan Canova

Votes: 16,502

Blackout (2020– )

Action, Drama

When a nuclear plant is sabotaged, the power grid in Belgium crashes. Prime Minister Annemie Hillebrand is forced to prolong the blackout, otherwise her daughter -who has been kidnapped- ... See full summary »

Stars: Sara de Roo, Lucas Van den Eynde, Anna De Ceulaer, Matthieu Sys

Votes: 19

The Operative (2019)
5.7
47 metascore

The Operative (2019)

TV-MA | 116 min | Action, Drama, Mystery

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: 3,956

Notturno (2020)
5.2
77 metascore

Notturno (2020)

100 min | Documentary

Gianfranco Rosi's new documentary is an immersive portrait of those trying to survive in the war-torn Middle East.

Director: Gianfranco Rosi

Votes: 273

Peacemaker (2020– )

45 min | Drama

A UN peace negotiator takes her final job before retirement to try to broker a deal between Turkey and the Kurds. She finds, however, wheels within wheels and that nothing is as it seems.

Stars: Irina Björklund, Mikko Nousiainen, Louise Peterhoff, Kardo Razzazi

Votes: 171

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: 9,926

Sisters in Arms (2019)

112 min | Action, Drama, War

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: 722

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: 17,797 | Gross: $0.26M

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: 6,105

The Wind Will Carry Us (1999)
7.5
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: 8,637 | Gross: $0.21M

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: 12,301

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: 7,790 | Gross: $0.13M

The Cut (I) (2014)
6.2
56 metascore

The Cut (I) (2014)

Not Rated | 138 min | Adventure, Drama, Fantasy

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: 7,153 | 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: 6,171 | Gross: $0.04M

The Heart Sculpture (2019)

108 min | 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: 321

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: 1,766 | Gross: $0.02M

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: 4,471

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: 93

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: 16,690

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: 7,424 | Gross: $0.70M

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: 2,112

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: 2,135

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 »

Director: Mahsun Kirmizigül | Stars: Mahsun Kirmizigül, Demet Evgar, Murat Ünalmis, Cemal Toktas

Votes: 9,364

The Alien (I) (2020)

90 min | Drama

In an ordinary Iranian town, two mysterious strangers in a car begin to park daily at the same spot for hours. This unusual occurrence causes paranoia among the locals, who suspect them to be national security.

Director: Nader Saeivar | Stars: Bakhtiyar Panjeei, Naser Hashemi, Sevil Shirgi, Hadi Eftekharzadeh

Votes: 43

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: 7,085 | Gross: $0.01M

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: 6,046 | Gross: $0.07M

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 in far away Ankara.

Director: Zeki Ökten | Stars: Suayip Adlig, Tarik Akan, Zeliha Bekan, Cevahir Civelek

Votes: 4,294

The Wasteland (2020)

102 min | Drama

Lotfollah is a brick factory supervisor, acting as go-between for the workers and the boss. The boss wants to talk to the them about the shutdown of the factory. All matters now to Lotfollah is to keep Sarvar, the woman he loves, unharmed.

Director: Ahmad Bahrami | Stars: Touraj Alvand, Ali Bagheri, Majid Farhang, Mahdie Nassaj

Votes: 103

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: 70

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: 2,613 | Gross: $0.00M

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: 1,871

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: 344

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: 226

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: 2,300

Walnut Tree (2020)

100 min | Documentary, Drama, History

Qader, a bricklayer from Sardasht in western Iran whose wife is pregnant with her 4th child, suddenly found himself amid a war crime perpetrated by the Saddam regime. On June 28th, 1987 ... See full summary »

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

Votes: 109

Zagros (2017)

102 min | Drama

Havin, the young wife of Kurdish shepherd Zagros, is being accused of adultery. She flees with their daughter Rayhan from Kurdistan to Brussels. Zagros is convinced of her innocence, leaves his family to start a new life.

Director: Sahim Omar Kalifa | Stars: Maaike Neuville, Aziz Çapkurt, Feyyaz Duman, Janne Desmet

Votes: 455

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, Sarkis Seropyan, Osman Karakoç

Votes: 1,165

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: 347

This Rain Will Never Stop (2020)

102 min | Documentary

After they fled the war in Syria, the Suleyman family was scattered across Europe. Lazgin lives with his family in Ukraine, but his brother Koshnhav is in Germany, while a third brother is ... See full summary »

Director: Alina Gorlova

Sidik and the Panther (2019)

83 min | Documentary

For 25 long years Sidik has been searching for a snow leopard in the war-scarred mountains of Kurdistan in northern Iraq. Once there were many leopards here. If they return, Sidik believes ... See full summary »

Director: Reber Dosky | Star: Sidik Barzani

Votes: 53

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: 2,517 | Gross: $0.00M

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: 634

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: 1,910

Midday Event: Trace of Blood (2019)

130 min | Action, Drama, History

Before the war between Iran and Iraq ends the Iranians find that Mojahedin's members are spying on them and are about to do an operation against Iran. They send two special agents to ... See full summary »

Director: Mohammad Hossein Mahdavian | Stars: Javad Ezati, Hadi Hejazifar, Behnoosh Tabatabaei, Mohsen Kiayee

Votes: 688

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: 1,580

Journey to the Sun (1999)
7.0
72 metascore

Journey to the Sun (1999)

104 min | Drama

Mehmet, a young Turkish man newly migrated from the village Tire, takes a job searching for water leaks below the surface of the streets of Istanbul. Due to a strange set of events, he is ... See full summary »

Director: Yesim Ustaoglu | Stars: Nazmi Kirik, Newroz Baz, Mizgin Kapazan, Ara Güler

Votes: 1,382 | Gross: $0.00M

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: 4,410

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