Bedouin movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant bedouin movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out serious, realistic, captivating, epic, exciting and dramatic films and TV shows about / with bedouin, desert, escapades, arab, camel, tent, campfire, murder, blood and death plots mostly in Drama, Adventure and War genres shot in USA, UK, Israel and other countries.
bedouin movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as bedouin: Lawrence of Arabia (1962), Sand Storm (2016), The Curse of King Tut's Tomb (1980), Queen of the Desert (2015), Dead of Summer (1970), Taagad (2016), The Last Remake of Beau Geste (1977), The Roses of the Desert (2006), The Lion Child (1993), Theeb (2014).

List of bedouin movies

Lawrence of Arabia (1962)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: UK
Duration: 216 min.
Story: The story of British officer T.E. Lawrence's mission to aid the Arab tribes in their revolt against the Ottoman Empire during the First World War. Lawrence becomes a flamboyant, messianic figure in the cause of Arab unity but his psychological ...
Style: epic, exciting, serious, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: desert, adventure, horse, war, soldier, battles, muslim, arab, camel, british empire, politics, imperialism ...
Time: 1910s, 20s, 30s, 20th century, 1930s
Place: middle east, ottoman empire, jerusalem, saudi arabia, lebanon ...
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Sand Storm (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: Israel, Germany, France
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A Bedouin village in Northern Israel. When Jalila's husband marries a second woman, Jalila and her daughter's world is shattered, and the women are torn between their commitment to the patriarchal rules and being true to themselves.
Plot: father daughter conflict, second marriage, bedouin, broken glass, laundry drying on clothes line, impossible love, second wife, husband wife relationship, mother daughter relationship, cigarette smoking, marriage, dress ...
Time: 2010s
Place: israel
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The Curse of King Tut's Tomb (1980)
Genre: Horror, Thriller, Mystery, Adventure
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: After an archeological expedition discovers the tomb of the Egyptian king Tutankhamen, many of the scientists, engineers and workmen begin mysteriously dying off.
Style: atmospheric, serious, suspenseful
Plot: mummy, adventure, curses spells and rituals, mystery, danger, deadly, supernatural, escapades, heroes, imaginary, rivalry, photographer ...
Time: 20s, ancient history, 1920s
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Queen of the Desert (2015)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: A chronicle of Gertrude Bell's life, a traveler, writer, archaeologist, explorer, cartographer, and political attaché for the British Empire at the dawn of the twentieth century.
Style: stylized, serious, captivating, exciting, sincere ...
Plot: adventurer, escapades, politics, political intrigue, state affairs, love and romance, british empire, british military, rivalry, marriage proposal, strong female character, head of state ...
Time: 1900s, 1910s, 20th century, year 1915, 1890s
Place: middle east, persia, tehran iran, jordan, cairo egypt ...
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Dead of Summer (1970)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A woman left alone in Morocco by her architect husband begins to lose her mind.
Style: twist ending, psychological
Plot: architect, colonialism, suicide attempt, airport, tape recorder, wife murders husband, female voyeur, blow up doll, watching television, paparazzi, bedouin, house party ...
Place: morocco
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Taagad (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: Israel
Duration: 25 min.
Story: A series taking place in an army medical center located in a remote military base and following the bizarre characters and occurrences in the center.
Plot: military hospital, military, surgery, injury, bedouin, army life, paramedic, female soldier, medical
Place: israel
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The Last Remake of Beau Geste (1977)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, War
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Digby Geste (Feldman) and his ‘identical’ twin brother Beau (York) compete with their stepmother (Ann-Margeret) over possession of a priceless family heirloom.
Style: humorous, not serious, offbeat, realistic, witty
Plot: parody, desert, foreign legion, camel, farce, goofy hero, siblings relations, verbal byplay, adventure, escapades, family relations, disorder ...
Time: 1900s, 20th century
Place: north africa
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The Roses of the Desert (2006)
Genre: Comedy, War
Country: Italy
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A sanitary battalion of Italian Army is sent to Sorman oasis in Lybia during the Africa campaign in 1940. Soon an Italian missionary, living nearby, succeed to transform the occupation by Italian Army in a kind of humanitarian mission. In fact all ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, thought provoking, realistic
Plot: desert, friendship, soldier, military, war, escapades, society, state affairs, friends, german army, bedouin, motorcycle with a sidecar ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s
Place: africa, libya
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The Lion Child (1993)
Genre: Family
Country: France
Duration: 86 min.
Story: In the village of Pama, Sirga the lioness and Oule the young boy, born the same day, grow up together as sister and brother. Oule discovers the world alongside Sirga, and it is through her that he learns the secrets of the brush. He knows how to ...
Plot: human animal relationship, snake, shot in the back, warrior, elephant, bedouin, wind, newborn baby, snake charmer, house on fire, full moon, wound ...
Place: africa
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Theeb (2014)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: United Arab Emirates, Qatar, Jordan, UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: In the Ottoman province of Hijaz during World War I, a young Bedouin boy experiences a greatly hastened coming of age as he embarks on a perilous desert journey to guide a British officer to his secret destination.
Style: serious, captivating, tense, realistic
Plot: desert, survival, coming of age, innocence lost, adolescence vs adulthood, adventure, danger, escapades, youth, adventurer, siblings relations, teaching the ways of the world ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, year 1916
Place: jordan, middle east, ottoman empire, africa, saudi arabia
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Tobruk (1967)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: In September 1942, the German Afrika Korps under Rommel have successfully pushed the Allies back into Egypt. A counter-attack is planned, for which the fuel dumps at Tobruk are a critical impediment. In order to aid the attack, a group of British ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, exciting, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: soldier, desert, rescue, espionage, war, adventure, heroic mission, battles, against the odds, danger, escapades, heroes ...
Time: 40s, year 1942, 1940s
Place: africa, libya, egypt
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Syriana (2005)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, United Arab Emirates
Duration: 128 min.
Story: The Middle Eastern oil industry is the backdrop of this tense drama, which weaves together numerous story lines. Bennett Holiday is an American lawyer in charge of facilitating a dubious merger of oil companies, while Bryan Woodman, a ...
Style: realistic, tense, serious, suspenseful, clever ...
Plot: cia, globalization, assassination, politics, bomb, capitalism, corruption, espionage, terrorism, political corruption, suicide, bribery ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: middle east, lebanon, europe, persia, switzerland ...
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Saint-Ex (1996)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Fantasy
Country: UK
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Poetic biography of author Antoine de Saint-Exupéry.
Plot: children, seaplane, bombing, bedouin, card trick, broken vase, clock, cow, wings, underwater scene, storm, rose ...
Time: 1940s, 1930s, 1900s, 1920s
Place: paris france, cairo egypt, mediterranean sea, saigon, argentina
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Passion in the Desert (1997)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Young French officer Augustin Robert escorts artist Jean-Michel Venture de Paradis to Egypt during Napoleon's Egyptian campaign. Napoleon sent de Paradis to record Egypt's great monuments and temples that are destroyed by French soldiers ...
Style: serious, atmospheric, stylized, psychological, surreal ...
Plot: desert, napoleon, leopard, soldier, adventurer, wilderness, dangerous animal, adventure, daring rescue, survival, apocalypse, heroic mission ...
Time: 1790s, 18th century
Place: egypt, africa, middle east
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The Lighthorsemen (1987)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Australia
Duration: 131 min.
Story: Palestine, 1917. The British advance has been stopped by the Turkish line running from Gaza to Beersheba. The latest attack on Gaza has failed. The attacking forces included a regiment of Australian mounted infantry, the Light Horse... Lighthorseman ...
Style: epic, serious, realistic
Plot: soldier, desert, infantry, hospital, military, leadership, adventure, water shortage, thirst, survival, anti war, war ...
Time: year 1917, 1910s
Place: australia, melbourne australia, cairo egypt, middle east, palestine ...
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Lion of the Desert (1980)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: Libya, USA
Duration: 173 min.
Story: This movie tells the story of Omar Mukhtar, an Arab Muslim rebel who fought against the Italian conquest of Libya in WWII. It gives western viewers a glimpse into this little-known region and chapter of history, and exposes the savage means by which ...
Style: epic, exciting, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: desert, resistance, muslim, hanging, dictatorship, anti heroes, master warrior, war, village, soldier, daring rescue, adventure ...
Time: 20s, 30s, 20th century, 1920s, 1930s
Place: libya, italy, middle east, rome italy
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Hidalgo (2004)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Biography, Drama, Sport, Western
Country: USA, Morocco
Duration: 136 min.
Story: Set in 1890, this is the story of a Pony Express courier who travels to Arabia to compete with his horse, Hidalgo, in a dangerous race for a massive contest prize, in an adventure that sends the pair around the world...
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, captivating, based on supposedly true story ...
Plot: desert, horse, adventurer, sheik, horse race, mustang, adventure, cowboy, old west, contests and competitions, racehorse, underdog ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s
Place: middle east, saudi arabia, iraq, syria
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El Alamein - The Line of Fire (2002)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Italy
Duration: 117 min.
Story: War seen through the eyes of Serra, a university student from Palermo who volunteers in 1942 to fight in Africa. He is assigned to the Pavia Division on the southern line in Egypt. Rommel and the Axis forces are bogged down; it's October, the ...
Style: serious, bleak, realistic, captivating, sincere
Plot: anti war, soldier, friendship, war, military life, wartime life, battles, heroes, military, danger, escapades, friends ...
Time: 40s, 1940s, year 1942
Place: egypt, africa, middle east, cairo egypt, libya ...
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The English Patient (1996)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 162 min.
Story: In the 1930s, Count Almásy is a Hungarian map maker employed by the Royal Geographical Society to chart the vast expanses of the Sahara Desert along with several other prominent explorers. As World War II unfolds, Almásy enters into a world of ...
Style: emotional, sentimental, erotic, touching, realistic ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: tragic love, love story, mysterious character, destiny, love and romance, power of love, loss of loved one, war, secret love, expedition, adultery, wartime life ...
Time: 40s, 1940s, 20th century, year 1942, year 1944 ...
Place: egypt, africa, ethiopia, italy, libya ...
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Dead Weight (2002)
Genre: Adventure, Action, Comedy
Country: France, UK
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Prison guard Reggio lets Moltes have a weekly lottery ticket in exchange for his suave relationship advice. When Moltes learns that he has a winning lottery ticket, he breaks out of jail to claim his money. However, Reggio's girlfriend, Pauline ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: car race, buddies, prison, adventure, unlikely partners, chase, treasure hunt, chases and races, escapades, fugitives, odd couple, race against time ...
Time: contemporary
Place: europe
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Ajami (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Germany, Israel
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Ajami is an area of Tel Aviv in Israel where Arabs, Palestinians, Jews and Christians live together in a tense atmosphere. Omar, an Israeli Arab, struggles to save his family from a gang of extortionists. He also courts a beautiful Christian girl: ...
Style: serious, bleak, emotional, realistic, rough ...
Plot: forbidden love, realism, urban ghetto life, crimes, urban ghetto, rivalry, society, life is a bitch, tragic hero, uninhibited rivalry, vengeance, down on your luck ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: israel, middle east, palestinian authority, palestine, tel aviv israel
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Once We Were Dreamers (1987)
Genre: Drama
Country: Israel
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Set in the Middle East in 1919, a group of European Jews planning on settling in the Sinai Desert are attacked by Bedouin tribesmen. As they fight for their lives they realize that they are beginning a struggle for a new Jewish nation. This film ...
Style: serious, rough, realistic, bleak, suspenseful
Plot: immigrants, desert, starting over, uninhibited rivalry, against the odds, rivalry, society, survival, interracial relations, culture clash, religions or cults, danger ...
Time: 20s
Place: israel, middle east
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Exodus: Gods and Kings (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: UK, Spain, USA
Duration: 150 min.
Story: The defiant leader Moses rises up against the Egyptian Pharaoh Ramses, setting 400,000 slaves on a monumental journey of escape from Egypt and its terrifying cycle of deadly plagues.
Style: epic, stylized, biblical, harsh, serious ...
Plot: destiny, bible, ancient egypt, christianity, god, religion, miraculous event, religions or cults, uninhibited rivalry, royal family, human spirit, siblings relations ...
Time: ancient history
Place: egypt, holy land, middle east, israel
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Yellow Asphalt (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Israel
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Three stories set among the Bedouin of Jahalin in the hills of the Judean desert. On an almost deserted highway, two Israeli truckers strike a Bedouin lad accidentally. Before they can flee, the boy's people appear and circle the truckers. ...
Style: serious, gloomy, realistic, sincere, bleak ...
Plot: desert, interracial relations, culture clash, down on your luck, injustice, gender, society, unfulfillment, family problems, master and servant, feminism, boss and employee ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: israel
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Day of the Falcon (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History, War
Country: France, Italy, Qatar, Tunisia
Duration: 130 min.
Story: On the Arabian Peninsula in the 1930s, two warring leaders come face to face. The victorious Nesib, Emir of Hobeika, lays down his peace terms to rival Amar, Sultan of Salmaah. The two men agree that neither can lay claim to the area of no man’s ...
Style: serious, stylized, epic, realistic
Plot: muslim, tribe, desert, political intrigue, royal family, rivalry, state affairs, head of state, intrigue, leadership, manipulations, parents and children ...
Time: 20th century, 30s, 1930s
Place: middle east
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