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)
7.6
59 metascore

Midnight Express (1978)

R | 121 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

Billy Hayes, 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: 73,002 | Gross: $35.00M

The Panama Papers (2018)
7.2
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: 1,036

Just Noise

Post-production

Just Noise (Storbju) chronicles how the citizens of Malta fought for independence from Britain in 1919. When the Army was sent to quell the riots and the British government covered up the ... See full summary »

Director: Davide Ferrario | Stars: Malcolm McDowell, Harvey Keitel, Ian Virgo, Tom Prior

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: 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, Aki Kaurismäki, Damjan Kozole, Laila Pakalnina, Kenneth Scicluna, Martin Sulík, Malgorzata Szumowska, Béla Tarr, Jan Troell, Theo van Gogh, Teresa Villaverde, Aisling Walsh, Ágnes Hranitzky | Stars: Alan Rees, Johanna Troell, Agneta Ulfsäter-Troell, Johan Arnesson

Votes: 835

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: 91

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: 368

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

Votes: 15

Division 7 (2016– )

Action

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.

Star: Erika Dingli

Votes: 19

Deceduti (2010–2012)

Comedy

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

Merjen (2020)

Drama | Completed

Merjen tells the story of two childhood friends, who grow up to become lovers - a morbid relationship rooted in visceral sexual attraction, which quickly spirals into the dark realm of ... See full summary »

Director: Abigail Mallia | Stars: Claire Magro, Fabio Mifsud, Analise Mifsud, Tania Schembri

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: 132

Strada Stretta (2015–2017)

Drama

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

L-Gharusa (2018– )

Drama

Museum owners, Alan and his father purchase a well-preserved 1930s wedding dress to add to their collection. The owner of the dress Bettina, a young noblewoman, was found dead in her dress on the morning of her wedding.

Stars: Antonella Axisa, Mikhail Basmadjian, Jean Carbonaro, Paula Mintoff

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

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: 42

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: 275

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, Andrew Bonello, Marceline Galea

Votes: 11

Nighttime at the Station (2018)

Short

Nighttime at the Station is a poetry film which was inspired by the work of one of Malta's leading poets, Oliver Friggieri. In his poem 'Il-Lejl f'Dan l-Istazzjon' he depicts a voyager ... See full summary »

Director: Abigail Mallia | Stars: Rene Barun, Mikhail Basmadjian, Ileana Cutajar, Victoria Pisani

Evangelisti (2008–2010)

Drama

An award-winning crime thriller spanning over 52 episodes. The Evangelists were a prolific gang of thieves that, ten years before the opening of our story, had made a reputation for ... See full summary »

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

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: 17

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

Votes: 25

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: 32

L-Ispettur

Pre-production

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Stars: Mario Micallef, Charles Sammut, Monica Attard, Jurgen Ciantar

Simpatici (1999–2015)

Family

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Stars: Ray Abdilla, Mike Basmadjian, Antoinette Bonaci, Christine Bonaci

Do Re Mi Fa (2016)

138 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: 72

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, Mike West, Jovan Pisani, Vincent Frost

Orrajt (2020)

10 min | Short, Comedy | Completed

The uphill bilingual battle George needs to face as being both an English and Maltese speaker.

Director: Jeremy Vella | Stars: James Azzopardi Meli, Tara Dalli, Shelby Aquilina, Christian Grech

Luzzu (2021)

Post-production

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Director: Alex Camilleri

Dejjem Tieghek Becky (2004–2007)

Drama

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Stars: Coryse Borg, Marc Cabourdin, Christine Harber, Eileen Montesin

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: 14

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

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: 281

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: 32

The Vipers' Pit (2021)

Drama, Thriller | Post-production

Based on the novel by Alex Vella Gera, the film follows father and son Richard and Noel Sammut Petri, as hidden plans from 1984, weigh down on lives in 2012.

Director: Martin Bonnici | Stars: Joe Azzopardi, Erica Muscat, Matthew Maggi, Paul Portelli

Klassi Ghalina: Mission Moscow (2017)

Drama

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

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 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: 63

Scrooge (2008)

91 min | Fantasy

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Director: Tony Parnis | Stars: Manuel Cauchi, Manuel Cutajar, Moira Muscat, Michael Tabone

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

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

The Dog Man (2018)

15 min | Short, Drama, Horror | Completed

After spending his life controlled by an over-bearing wife, a widowed old man gives in to his desires, adopts dozens of dogs and ultimately is consumed by his own obsessions.

Director: Samuel Sultana | Stars: Philip Mizzi, Maryan Muscat

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

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: 187

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

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

Terriers (II)

Drama | Announced

A Maltese-Australian tale of family pride and stolen loot, set in the wild west of Sydney.

Director: Luke A. McKay

Lilliput (2005– )

30 min | Family

Lilliput is an original and educational program aimed at children, but also suitable for adults. In each program, we explore a country from a child's point of view. Thus, each program ... See full summary »

Stars: Mariah Mifsud Bonnici, Ruth Frendo, Mary Ann Zammit

Votes: 16

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: 10

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

Mera Tal-Passat (1996)

119 min | Drama

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Director: Louis Cuschieri | Stars: Mikhail Basmadjian, Anna Dalli, John Peel, Fabian Scerri de Carlo

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