Maltese (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
Midnight Express (1978)
59 metascore

Midnight Express (1978)

R | 121 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

Billy Hayes (Brad Davis), an American college student, is caught smuggling drugs out of Turkey and thrown into prison.

Director: Alan Parker | Stars: Brad Davis, Irene Miracle, Bo Hopkins, Paolo Bonacelli

Votes: 65,631 | Gross: $35.00M

The Panama Papers (2018)
76 metascore

The Panama Papers (2018)

Not Rated | 96 min | Documentary

A documentary feature film about the biggest global corruption scandal in history, and the hundreds of journalists who risked their lives to break the story.

Director: Alex Winter | Stars: Luke Harding, Frederik Obermaier, Bastian Obermayer, Elijah Wood

Votes: 498

Visions of Europe (2004)

140 min | Comedy, Drama

An anthology film is a collection of short film projects by different directors for a common aim. Usually they are unified by a common theme - in this case, the European Union.

Directors: Aki Kaurismäki, Fatih Akin, Barbara Albert, Sharunas Bartas, Andy Bausch, Christoffer Boe, Francesca Comencini, Stijn Coninx, Tony Gatlif, Sasa Gedeon, Christos Georgiou, Constantine Giannaris, Peter Greenaway, Miguel Hermoso, Arvo Iho, Damjan Kozole, Laila Pakalnina, Kenneth Scicluna, Martin Sulík, Malgorzata Szumowska, Béla Tarr, Jan Troell, Theo van Gogh, Teresa Villaverde, Aisling Walsh, Ágnes Hranitzky | Stars: Johanna Troell, Safia Aggoune, Abel Alves, Benzirar Baroudi

Votes: 788

Limestone Cowboy (2017)

97 min | Drama

Limestone Cowboy is a human story of a family grappling with the discomforting notion of a delusional parent, Karist, who believes he has what it takes to run for office.

Director: Abigail Mallia | Stars: Paul Portelli, Paul Cilia, Davide Tucci, Terry Camilleri

Votes: 23

Qlub Imwegggha (2014)

183 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance

An emotional story of a man who rediscovers love after his wife suddenly and mysteriously leaves him. The plot further develops an intriguing insight into their separate lives leaving viewers at the edge of their seat until the very end.

Director: Charles Meli | Stars: Charles Meli, Joe Tanti, Sarah Camilleri, Gabriella Parsons Borg

Votes: 269

Division 7 (2016– )


Two arabic brothers are transfering weed in the shape of soap to all of Malta, while also seeing the lives and events of the women in prison who most of which are in prison unjust.

Votes: 15

The Lost Treasure of the Knights Templar III: The Mystery of the Snake Crown (2008)

Not Rated | 85 min | Adventure, Family

The snake crown is stolen (or taken back) from the Knight Templars by the earth worshippers of Crete; the three kids try to retrieve it on behalf of the Knight Templars.

Director: Giacomo Campeotto | Stars: Julie Grundtvig Wester, Christian Heldbo Wienberg, Nicklas Svale Andersen, Frederikke Thomassen

Votes: 324

The Three Lucias

100 min | Drama, Mystery | Announced

On the beautiful Mediterranean island of Malta, a man with a colourful past is about to return home with the young daughter he didn't know he had until her mother Lucia died. His daughter ... See full summary »

Director: Sandra Sciberras | Stars: Claire Forlani, Matthew Modine, Ann Cusack, Marama Corlett

Klassi Ghalina (2011– )

40 min | Comedy

The students of Class 2b will drive your world upside down.

Stars: Glenn Agius, Dominic Aquilina, Sharon Aquilina, Ray Attard

Votes: 11

Gizelle (2006–2008)

60 min | Drama

Gizelle tells the story of two orphaned girls, Gail and Christina, who are separated in their early teens.

Stars: David Ellul-Mercer, Shirley Blake, Marceline Galea, Kristiana Casha

Votes: 90

Deceduti (2010–2012)


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Stars: Deandra Agius, Daniel Azzopardi, Julian Calleja, Mario Cassar

Strada Stretta (2015–2017)


The series is based on incidents recorded in a diary written in Malta in 1957 and found in 2015 during refurbishing works on a pub. The actual setting is based on history books, while the story is based on contextual creativity.

Stars: Ritienne Azzopardi, Sarah Camilleri, Jamie Cardona, Taryn Mamo Cefai

Of Time and the Sea (2018)

94 min | Drama

On an island an old man wracked with dementia dreams he was once a king. Together with his two daughters they exist in the wake of a bizarre malady of mysterious origin on a land devoid of animal life.

Director: Peter Sant | Stars: Ruth Borg, Narcy Calamatta, Mandy Mifsud, Keith Barbara

Pandora (2007– )

35 min | Documentary, History, Reality-TV

Investigating anything that is related to the paranormal, supernatural and the unknown, including UFOs, witchcraft, ghosts, voodoo and many others.

Stars: Ruth Frendo, G. Larry Butler, Morena, Toni Abela

Votes: 20

Simshar (2014)

TV-14 | 101 min | Drama

Young Theo is sent on his first trip with his Maltese sea faring family, but things go terribly wrong when the 'Simshar' sinks, leaving the crew stranded in the Mediterranean... ... See full summary »

Director: Rebecca Cremona | Stars: Lotfi Abdelli, Jimi Busuttil, Sékouba Doucouré, Chrysander Agius

Votes: 248

The Great European Cigarette Mystery (2017)

92 min | Documentary

How John Dalli the EU commissioner of health was accused of being in the pocket of tobacco companies.

Director: Jeppe Rønde | Stars: Mikael Bertelsen, Michael Brady, Mads Brügger, John Dalli

Votes: 92

The Weeping House of Qala (2018)

85 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery

In the quaint little village of Qala, Gozo, Emily Edevane was abandoned with her three little children by her husband. Four decades later, a Maltese documentary crew agree to spend a day at... See full summary »

Director: Mark Doneo | Stars: Lawrence Buontempo, Louise Doneo, Mark Doneo, Lindsey Brincau

Do Re Mi Fa (2016)

143 min | Drama

An ensemble set in Malta that focuses on four characters: Bozo, a children's party clown who is a closet pedophile; Claudia, a stage actress who is paralyzed with feelings of insignificance... See full summary »

Director: Chris Zarb | Stars: Paul Flanagan, Irene Christ, Sean O'Neil, Marc Cabourdin

Votes: 63

Habbilni Ha Nirbah (2018)

97 min | Drama

Based on a true story and ripped from local headlines. Four underage girls bet who would get pregnant first by a young man they all fancied.

Director: Mario Azzopardi | Stars: Frida Cauchi, Larissa Bonaci, Carlos Farrugia, Laura Bruno

Votes: 8

The Golden Calf (2017)

Adventure, Family, Mystery

In the 1940s, a group of children and their teacher mysteriously disappear in an underground labyrinth. In the present day, two cousins embark on a treasure hunt full of mystery. They end up in the same labyrinth.

Director: Alenka Falzon | Stars: Neve Mansueto, Aiken Buhagiar, Henry Zammit Cordina, Christabelle Scerri

Votes: 31

Klassi Ghalina: Mission Moscow (2017)


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Director: Alan Cassar | Stars: Glenn Agius, Dominic Aquilina, Sharon Aquilina, Ray Attard

Camilla (2018)

22 min | Short, Romance, Thriller

After being kicked out by her boyfriend, Laura, a 25 year old student, finds herself drawn to working as Camilla's assistant. Camilla is an expat living in a quiet town in Malta, writing ... See full summary »

Director: Stephanie Sant | Stars: Irene Christ, Peter Galea, Steffi Thake

Evangelisti (2008–2010)


A fast paced action drama that tells the story of the four members of a gang of art robbers know as the Evangelists on account of their choosing churches as their preferred targets. Eight ... See full summary »

Stars: Carlos Farrugia, Ludwig Farrugia, Mark Mifsud, Doriana Portelli

Gagga (1971)

75 min | Drama, Romance, Thriller

A study of the political and religious fanaticism in Malta in the 60s.

Director: Mario Azzopardi | Stars: Charles Arrigo, Karmen Azzopardi, Tanya Baldacchino, Marilena Borg

Votes: 93

Breeder (2014)

80 min | Fantasy, Horror, Mystery

Sandra, a private investigator on maternity leave is disturbed by Jenny, her own assistant to meet Olga, a Russian expat whose son is missing. Little do they know that they will have to ... See full summary »

Director: Patrick Vella | Stars: Jonathan Azzopardi, Rebecca Paris, John Peel, Naomi Said

Votes: 15

The Perseus Survivor (TV Movie)

Documentary, Drama | Completed

The docudrama «The Perseus Survivor» reveals the story of the World War II Submarine HMS «Perseus» and the presumably undercover agent John Capes - the only man, who survived the explosion ... See full summary »

Director: Evgeny Tomashov | Stars: David Fox, Vincent Frost, Ruth Borg, Narcy Calamatta

Qerq (2007)

140 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

A young woman joins a criminal gang after being released from a juvenile correctional facility.

Director: Louis Cuschieri | Stars: Peter Borg, Frida Cauchi, Maria Farrugia, Ronald Saliba

Votes: 386

The Isle (2004)

7 min | Short, Horror

A foreigner comes to Malta, to take pictures of dilapidated buildings. He photographs ruins that look like they could be on Bocklin's "Isle of the Dead." Soon he finds, however, that ... See full summary »

Director: Kenneth Scicluna | Stars: Ben Stuart, Marieclaire Camilleri, Eileen Micallef, Philip Mizzi

Votes: 61

Angli: The Movie (2005)

114 min | Action, Crime, Thriller

A breakthrough state-of-the-art drugs scanner is being tested in Malta International Airport, but brings about disastrous consequences when it kills a would-be trafficker trying to smuggle ... See full summary »

Director: Mario Busietta | Stars: Mikhail Basmadjian, John Montanaro, Mike Möller, Dominique Desira

Votes: 186

Blood, Sweat and Tears (2014)

Short, Drama

Dean, a young boxer who takes part in illegal underground fighting, is at crossroads in life since he has to choose between fighting and winning his girlfriend.

Directors: Nichi Agius, Randolph Azzopardi, Bjorn Bonello, Jayden Borg, Jean Pierre Borg Cuschieri | Stars: Jayden Borg, Scott Dixon, James Jap Kavanagh, Casey Pace

Genesis (2001)

PG-13 | 80 min | Comedy, Drama

A drama with dark comic moments and a gay subtext: Three room-mates, running away from life, meet a disabled gay author, who forces them to rediscover themselves and those around them. ... See full summary »

Director: Kenneth Scicluna | Stars: Engelbert Grech, Jean Pierre Magro, Khaled Reyani, Peter Busuttil

Votes: 117

Maltageddon (2009)

100 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

A group of laymen from the island of Malta are entrusted to save the planet.

Director: Alan Cassar | Stars: Dominic Aquilina, Lou Bondi, Grace Borg, Hector Bruno

Votes: 65

Ambivalent (I) (2015)

15 min | Short, Drama, Mystery

A middle-aged deaf man lives constantly in a dilemma, relying on other people to make his daily decisions. When he is faced with a decision he needs to make by himself, his actions affect both his life and those of others.

Director: Keith Albert Tedesco | Stars: Mark Doneo, Kevin de Leonardo, Mark Doneo, Jovana Kuzeljevic

The Maltese Fighter (2015)

19 min | Short, Drama, History

In a time when Malta's political violence was at its peak, Carmelo, a struggling single father and boxer from Valletta, is forced to join a corrupt underworld as he tries to provide for his only son Giuseppi.

Director: Arev Manoukian | Stars: Elektra Anastasi, Jimi Busuttil, Elliot Cowan, Malcolm Ellul

Votes: 9

The X Factor Malta (2018– )


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Stars: Ben Camille, Howard Keith Debono, Ray Mercieca, Alexandra Alden

Flutter (III) (2015)

25 min | Short, Drama

Filmed with one camera on location in Malta and combining anamorphic cinematography with digital technology; diegenic folk songs with an original soundtrack and magical realism with ... See full summary »

Directors: Elliot Cowan, Francis Ghersci | Stars: Jimi Busuttil, Marc Cabourdin, Audrey Harrison, Andre Mallia

Pomegranate House (2015)

Short, Drama

Set on the island of Gozo, "Dar ir-Rummien" (The Pomegranate House) is a heart warming portrait of young love through the generations.

Director: Federico Chini | Stars: Eugene Bajada, Amy Borg, Frank Buttigieg, Lorietta Buttigieg

Votes: 13

Bus Stop (V)

Drama | Pre-production

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Director: Giulio Mastromauro

Vitor (2018)

10 min | Short, Drama

Vitor, a retired craftsman, leaves his home one morning for his usual coffee break. When he returns he finds a family of four living in his apartment. Weirdly, it seems as if they had been living there for quite some time.

Director: Paul Portelli | Stars: Zep Camilleri, Charlotte Grech, Charlie Paris, Evie Paris

MIS-conduct (2019)

Short, Comedy, Thriller

Three hit-man have the daunting task of getting rid of a body, but one of them doesn't want to comply as the other try to calm him down.

Director: Luke Eman | Stars: Kevin Muscat, Connor Fenech, Daniel Spiteri

Coffee and Beer (2013)

14 min | Short, Comedy

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Director: Mikiel Camilleri Haber | Stars: Randolph Azzopardi, Giovan Baldacchino, Jonathan Camilleri, Mikiel Camilleri Haber

Prickly Pear (2017)

12 min | Short, Adventure, Drama

A boy must trek across his island home to retrieve a rare, delicious fruit that can redeem his sister in the eyes of their beloved grandmother.

Director: Alex Camilleri | Stars: Andrew Mallia, Aimée Vassallo

20,000 Reasons (2016)

80 min | Comedy, Romance

Sophie Bellizzi is a hard-working perfectionist who is obsessed with getting her company off the ground. She has a strained relationship with her younger sister Juliana, and an even more ... See full summary »

Director: Jameson Cucciardi | Stars: Maria Pia Meli, Aldo Zammit, Steffan Busuttil, Taryn Mamo Cefai

Votes: 30

Once Upon a Time in Malta

Action, Comedy, Thriller | Announced

James Hardy an ex-law abiding American citizen, comes to Malta to seek revenge on those who done him wrong, but unfortunately he doesn't even know how to harm a fly, thus he seeks help from an ex-hit-man and a Maltese man.

Director: Luke Eman | Stars: Luke Eman, Kevin Muscat, Jesmond Mizzi, Connor Fenech

Pupi (2006– )

60 min | Drama

Gina, together with her young daughter Anna, returns to a village, which is home to several haunting childhood memories. She seeks revenge over those who abused her past, and throughout the... See full summary »

Stars: Pierre Bugeja, Paul Caruana, Manuel Cauchi, Mariella Chetchuti

Votes: 22

Malta: Land of Forgotten Temples (2011)

Not Rated | 17 min | Documentary, Short

Long before Stonehenge and the Egyptian pyramids, Neolithic people in Malta built many impressive megalithic temples. Then the temple builders vanished from the archaeological record. This ... See full summary »

Director: Teal Greyhavens

To My Little Turtle (2015)

TV-G | 14 min | Short, Drama, Family

A story about what happens after life to those left behind...

Director: Martin Bonnici | Stars: Joe Cortis, Peter Galea, Jules Darville, Cettina Scicluna

The Breeder (2013)

11 min | Short, Action, Horror

Never underestimate what looks weak, it can turn to be your worst enemy.

Director: Patrick Vella | Stars: Glenn Mercieca, Brandon Terribile, Patrick Vella

Adina (2016)

11 min | Short, Drama

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Director: Maria Stefoni | Stars: Mark Doneo, Mark Doneo, Mariah Mangion, Marysia S. Peres

Dark Souls & Dollar Bills (2018)

12 min | Short, Drama, Thriller

"The power of the world lies with the weakest souls." An experimental short film directed by Adeeb Al-Khafaf and written by Serena Marija exploring themes of power and how it can influence ... See full summary »

Director: Adeeb AlKhafaf | Stars: Adam Forster, Serena Marija

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