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The list contains the best, new and most relevant movies set in lebanon ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, serious, suspenseful, bleak, thought provoking and sincere films and TV shows about / with lebanese, danger, war, society, death, soldier, culture clash, brutality, islam and life is a bitch plots mostly in Drama, War and Thriller genres shot in France, Israel, USA and other countries.
TOP 10 movies tagged as lebanon: Under the Bombs (2007), Syriana (2005), Out Loud (2011), Caramel (2007), West Beirut (1998), Cannon Fodder (2013), Killing Streets (1991), Zozo (2005), Incendies (2010), Blind Flight (2003).
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Incendies
Drama, Mystery, War
Canada, France
131 min.
 8.2
West Beirut
Comedy, Drama, Romance, War
France, Norway, Lebanon, Belgium
105 min.
 7.8
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The Insult
Drama, Thriller
France, Cyprus, Belgium, Lebanon, USA
112 min.
 7.8
Nuts
Action, Comedy, Drama
Lebanon
104 min.
 6.9

List of movies set in lebanon

Under the Bombs
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: France, Lebanon, UK
Duration: 98 min.
Story: In the wake of Israel's 2006 bombardment of Lebanon, a determined woman finds her way into the country convincing a taxi driver to take a risky journey around the scarred region in search of her sister and her son.
Style: serious, realistic, propaganda film
Plot: war, on the road, small town, unlikely couple, taxi driver, taxi, parents and children, village, romance, missing person, wartime life, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: lebanon
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 6.9
 118K
Syriana
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, clever, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: political corruption, politics, assassination, corruption, capitalism, espionage, cia, terrorism, oil, suicide, islam, conspiracy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: middle east, lebanon, europe, israel, switzerland ...
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 5.6
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Out Loud
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Lebanon
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A modern tale of friendship and love in Lebanon today. It is also a bittersweet reflection on the social struggles of the after war generation.
Style: serious, realistic, emotional, social
Plot: gays and lesbians, starting over, gender, friends, hopes, friendship, society, against the rules, introspection, love affair, twentysomething life, injustice ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: lebanon
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 7.1
 11K
Caramel
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France, Lebanon
Duration: 95 min.
Story: In a beauty salon in Beirut the lives of five women cross paths. The beauty salon is a colorful and sensual microcosm where they share and entrust their hopes, fears and expectations.
Style: touching, sentimental, realistic, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: friendship, romance, women, lesbian, best friends, adultery, religion, marriage, loneliness, beauty salon, relationships, islam ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: middle east, lebanon, israel, beirut lebanon
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 7.8
 3K
West Beirut
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance, War
Country: France, Norway, Lebanon, Belgium
Duration: 105 min.
Story: In April, 1975, civil war breaks out; Beirut is partitioned along a Moslem-Christian line. Tarek is in high school, making Super 8 movies with his friend, Omar. At first the war is a lark: school has closed, the violence is fascinating, getting from ...
Style: touching, sincere, serious, reflective, realistic ...
Plot: coming of age, politics, civil war, friendship, revolution, ethnic conflict, innocence lost, prejudice, poetry, teenage life, war, unlikely friendships ...
Time: 90s, year 1975
Place: middle east, israel, lebanon, palestine, tokyo ...
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 4.1
 173
Cannon Fodder
Genre: Action, Horror
Country: Israel
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Doron, a security operative, who takes on one last mission: to capture, number 3 in the terrorist organization of Hezbollah, in Lebanon. With an elite force, Doron enters Lebanon to complete his last mission. Very soon he discovers that reality is ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, dark humor, suspenseful, scary ...
Plot: soldier, zombie, military, gory, survival, military life, danger, supernatural, heroic mission, deadly, heroes, imaginary ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: middle east, lebanon, israel
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Killing Streets
Genre: Action
Country: Israel, USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A young Marine is kidnapped by terrorists in Lebanon. His twin brother, frustrated at his inability to get any kind of information from the government about his brother's plight, travels to Lebanon with a plan for his own rescue operation.
Style: bleak, serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, uncover truth, crime, siblings relations, kidnapping, missing person, life is a bitch, twins, confined, danger, rescue, hostages ...
Time: 90s
Place: middle east, lebanon
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 6.6
 3K
Zozo
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Sweden, Czech Republic, UK, Denmark, Netherlands
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A Lebanese boy gets separated from his family during the civil war and ends up in Sweden.
Style: serious, gloomy, emotional, realistic, touching
Plot: fish out of water, orphan, immigrants, young heroes, innocence lost, life is a bitch, misfit, youth, family relations, parents and children, eccentric family, wartime life ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: europe, sweden, lebanon, middle east, beirut lebanon
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 8.2
 112K
Incendies
Genre: Drama, Mystery, War
Country: Canada, France
Duration: 131 min.
Story: A mother's last wishes send twins Jeanne and Simon on a journey to Middle East in search of their tangled roots. Adapted from Wajdi Mouawad's acclaimed play, Incendies tells the powerful and moving tale of two young adults' voyage to ...
Style: emotional, realistic, disturbing, psychological, serious ...
Plot: civil war, torture, twins, assassination, rape, identity, massacre, storytelling, muslim, brutality, tragedy, secrets ...
Time: contemporary, 70s, 20th century, 21st century, year 1970 ...
Place: middle east, lebanon, canada, montreal quebec
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 6.9
 657
Blind Flight
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 97 min.
Story: The true story of Irishman Brian Keenan and Englishman John McCarthy's extraordinary relationship as hostages of militias in Lebanon during the 1979-91 Civil War.
Style: serious, gloomy, captivating, realistic, thought provoking ...
Plot: hostages, friendship, captivity, prison, isolation, prison life, confined, friends, innocence lost, introspection, culture clash, kidnapping ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: middle east, lebanon
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The Delta Force
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller, War
Country: USA, Israel
Duration: 125 min.
Story: A 707 aircraft jetliner on its way from Athens to Rome and then to New York City is hijacked by Lebanese terrorists. The terrorists demand that the pilot take them to Beirut. What the terrorists don't realize is that an elite team of commandoes ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, adventure, military, motorcycle, chase, violence, hostage, martial arts, hostages, brutality, soldier, kung fu ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: middle east, israel, lebanon, beirut lebanon, athens greece
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Blind Intersections
Genre: Drama
Country: Lebanon, United Arab Emirates
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Three protagonists, one city, different backgrounds: Nour, India and Marwan pass each other but they never meet, though the effect of one incident will drastically alter their lives. Caught in a moment, their lives fall apart in just a matter of ...
Style: serious, gloomy, emotional, realistic
Plot: destiny, life is a bitch, death in the family, urban, down on your luck, dysfunctional family, life turned upside down, family problems, lebanese, loss of parents, patient, pregnant ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: middle east, lebanon, beirut lebanon
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 6.9
 173
Cup Final
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Israel
Duration: 105 min.
Story: An Israeli soldier is taken hostage by a small PLO squad in Lebanon. The soldier planned to go on vacation and to fly to the world final soccer cup, he and his capturers share the love to soccer and toward the (not so happy) end a relationship is ...
Style: bleak, serious, captivating, realistic, thought provoking
Plot: hostages, soldier, war, anti war, wartime life, confined, captivity, military, life is a bitch, lebanese, hapless soldier, infantrymen ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: middle east, lebanon, palestine
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 6.9
 10K
Lebanon
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Israel, France, Germany, UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: June, 1982 - The First Lebanon War. A lone tank and a paratroopers platoon are dispatched to search a hostile town - a simple mission that turns into a nightmare. The four members of a tank crew find themselves in a violent situation that they ...
Style: atmospheric, serious, captivating, realistic, tense ...
Plot: realism, gory, soldier, battle zone, war, anti war, military, battles, confined, danger, power relations, leadership ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, year 1982
Place: middle east, lebanon
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Where Do We Go Now?
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France, Lebanon, Egypt, Italy
Duration: 110 min.
Story: On a remote, isolated, unnamed Lebanese village inhabited by both Muslims and Christians. The village is surrounded by land mines and only reachable by a small bridge. As civil strife engulfed the country, the women in the village learn of this fact ...
Style: semi serious, sentimental, touching, realistic, uplifting ...
Plot: social differences, village, village life, religions or cults, society, social relations, uninhibited rivalry, religious differences, virgin mary statue, hijab, idealism, friendship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: middle east, lebanon
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 6.6
 1K
Zaytoun
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Thriller, War
Country: UK, Israel, France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Beirut, 1982: a young Palestinian refugee and an Israeli fighter pilot form a tentative bond in their attempt to make their way across war-torn Lebanon back to their home.
Style: sincere, serious, suspenseful, realistic, touching
Plot: soldier, battle zone, military life, military, friendship, war, danger, friends, lebanese, refugees, child smoking cigarette, military service ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, year 1982
Place: middle east, lebanon, cross country, beirut lebanon, mine ...
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Circle of Deceit
Genre: Drama, War
Country: West Germany, France
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Georg Laschen leaves his family in West Germany to go work as a war correspondent in Beirut during the fights between Christians and Palestinians.
Style: bleak, serious, rough, realistic, thought provoking ...
Plot: journalism, battle zone, war, political unrest, wartime life, politics, media, society, state affairs, life is a bitch, love affair, chaos and mayhem ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: middle east, lebanon, scandinavia, east germany, beirut lebanon ...
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 6.7
 159
Falafel
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Duration: 83 min.
Story: Everything bad that can happen on the way to a party happens to young Tou on this nighttime trip though Beirut.
Style: atmospheric, semi serious, dark humor, humorous, realistic
Plot: nothing goes right, obsessive quest, urban, nightlife, youth, escapades, disorder, conflict, summer, lebanese, hit and run, post war
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: middle east, lebanon, beirut lebanon
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The Valley of Tears
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Marie, a Canadian editor specialized in testimonies of Genocide survivors, starts to receive anonymous large envelopes with the narrative of Ali, a young Palestinian who grew up in a refugee camp in Lebanon. Intrigued, Marie investigates the origin ...
Style: emotional, serious, touching, realistic, thought provoking
Plot: uncover truth, haunted by the past, society, interracial relations, religions or cults, life is a bitch, family relations, lebanese, testimony, refugees, family tradition, atrocity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada, middle east, lebanon
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A Different Loyalty
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: Canada, UK, USA, Malta
Duration: 96 min.
Story: In January 1963, British journalist Leo Cauffield suddenly disappears from his home in Beirut. His wife Sally knew that he was working part-time for British intelligence, but was not prepared to be told by the British embassy that they suspect he ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic
Plot: politics, government agency, secret agents, betrayal, treason, cold war, espionage, race against time, terrorism, couple relations, kgb, heroic mission ...
Time: contemporary, 1960s
Place: middle east, russia, lebanon, beirut lebanon, ussr ...
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 4.8
 1K
Daybreak
Genre: Action, Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: When a substantial portion of the nation's populace falls victim to a deadly plague, the tyrannical government quarantines them in camps, offering no alternative except death in this cautionary tale from director Stephen Tolkin. But a gutsy ...
Style: bleak, serious, futuristic, rough, suspenseful ...
Plot: fighting the system, fugitives, on the run, survival, human spirit, apocalypse, plague, chaos and mayhem, future dystopia, social decay, injustice, life is a bitch ...
Time: future
Place: middle east, usa, lebanon, new york, manhattan new york city
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Two Fingers from Sidon
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Israel
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The story of a platoon of Israeli soldiers in Lebanon of 1986, shortly before Israeli withdrawal, and the dilemmas they face in having to fight against Lebanese guerilla in a hostile but civilian area.
Style: sincere, serious, emotional, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: soldier, battle zone, military life, realism, military, moral dilemma, war, army life
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: middle east, lebanon
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Ministry of Vengeance
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: David Miller is a Vietnam vet who renounced violence and became a minister after he was forced to blow up a Viet Cong kid in self defense, but years later, when David's wife Gail and daughter Kim are killed by a group of terrorists led by Ali ...
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic, exciting
Plot: terrorism, vengeance, crimes, airport, deadly, church, rivalry, buddies, revenge, murder, clergy, gang ...
Time: 80s
Place: italy, vietnam, lebanon, rome italy
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The Big Grasshopper
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Italy, West Germany
Duration: 95 min.
Story: While he is trying to escape from a hit man, Carl is setting up a kidnapping in Beirut. He gets lost on his way, falling in love with Salène, a.k.a. "La grande sauterelle"...
Style: serious, realistic
Plot: master criminal, unlikely criminals, crime, casino, gambling, heist, criminal heroes, crimes, dishonesty, hitman, best friends, going straight ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: france, lebanon
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 7.0
 478
The Sell Out
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, Italy, Israel
Duration: 101 min.
Story: This action drama centers on a former CIA operative who grudgingly rejoins the spy game due to the machinations of his one-time student - a screw up who goes to work for the Soviets. As his job drags him deeper into a dangerous and under-handed ...
Plot: kgb, cia, former spy, double agent, traitor, espionage, murder
Place: lebanon, israel
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 6.9
 78
Nuts
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama
Country: Lebanon
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Jenny was made for love and Lana for gambling. In this old-fashioned country, Lebanon, women have no say. Defying everyone and everything they will fight for their freedom whatever the cost.
Plot: gambling, empire, game, lebanese, craziness, poker, cinema
Place: lebanon, middle east
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The Last Band in Lebanon
Genre: Comedy
Country: Israel
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A comedy about three military band reservists who wake to discover that the Israeli army has withdrawn from Lebanon and left them behind.
Plot: war, army, band, military
Place: lebanon, israel
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 7.6
 193K
Munich
Genre: Crime, Drama, History, Thriller
Country: France, Canada, USA
Duration: 164 min.
Story: During the 1972 Olympic Games in Munich, eleven Israeli athletes are taken hostage and murdered by a Palestinian terrorist group known as Black September. In retaliation, the Israeli government recruits a group of Mossad agents to track down and ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, suspense, serious, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: politics, assassination, terrorism, espionage, revenge, vengeance, murder, paranoia, morality, jewish, guilt, assassin ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1972
Place: israel, palestine, middle east, europe, germany ...
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 7.7
 12K
Carlos
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France, Germany
Duration: 330 min.
Story: The story of Venezuelan revolutionary, Ilich Ramirez Sanchez, who founded a worldwide terrorist organization and raided the OPEC headquarters in 1975 before being caught by the French police.
Style: suspenseful, tense, epic, serious, captivating ...
Plot: terrorism, german, gunfight, crime, drugs/alcohol, criminal heroes, male nudity, censorship, assassination, violent, brutality, crimes ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s, 90s
Place: africa, middle east, europe, sudan, lebanon ...
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Lawrence of Arabia
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: UK, USA
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, scenic, breathtaking ...
Plot: desert, war, adventure, culture clash, idealism, horse, destiny, soldier, obsession, leadership, storytelling, beautiful scenery ...
Time: 1910s, 20s, 30s, 20th century, 1930s
Place: middle east, africa, ottoman empire, england, jerusalem ...
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