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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, emotional and thought provoking films and TV shows about / that have / with lebanese, danger, war, politics, life is a bitch, society, death, religion, culture clash and soldier plots mostly in Drama, War and Thriller genres shot in France, Israel, Lebanon and other countries. TOP 10 movies tagged as lebanon: Under the Bombs (2007), Out Loud (2011), Caramel (2007), West Beirut (1998), Cannon Fodder (2013), Killing Streets (1991), Incendies (2010), Blind Flight (2003), Zozo (2005), The Delta Force (1986).
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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.
 7.9
Nuts
Action, Comedy, Drama
Lebanon
104 min.
 6.8

List of movies set in lebanon

Under the Bombs
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: France, Lebanon, UK
Duration: 98 min.
Style: serious, realistic, propaganda film
Plot: war, on the road, small town, unlikely couple, parents and children, village, taxi driver, romance, missing person, bombing, taxi, wartime life, danger, couples, family relations, friendship, couple relations, small town life, village life, battles, lebanese, refugees, demolished city, bomb explosion, cassette tape, ruins, car trouble, mass murder, refugee camp, suffering, refugee, bridge, nipples, news footage, tv news, coffin, female nudity, politics, sex, death, crying, telephone call, handshake, husband wife relationship, mother son relationship, bomb, medicine, school
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: lebanon
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 5.6
 123
Out Loud
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Lebanon
Duration: 102 min.
Style: serious, realistic, emotional, social
Plot: gays and lesbians, starting over, gender, friends, hopes, society, friendship, against the rules, introspection, love affair, twentysomething life, injustice, life is a bitch, love and romance, misfit, rebellion, institution, struggle, change, arab, country, religion, gay, lesbian, marriage
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: lebanon
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 7.1
 11K
Caramel
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France, Lebanon
Duration: 95 min.
Style: touching, sentimental, realistic, humorous, melancholic, semi serious, sweet, reflective, romantic, light, heartbreaking, feel good, talky, intense, emotional, breathtaking, dramatic, earnest, stylized, depressing, harsh, sexy, colourful, bleak
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: friendship, women, romance, best friends, loneliness, relationships, islam, adolescence, unlikely friendships, beauty salon, introspection, destiny, prejudice, idealism, honest, beautiful scenery, existentialism, life, storytelling, life philosophy, coming of age, life & death, mentor, redemption, pornography, solitude, police officer, hairdresser, wedding, lesbian, drinking, depression, love, new love, dressmaker, sibling relationship, virgin, beauty, adultery, looking for love, male nudity, shopping, culture clash, religion, multiple storylines, love story, writers, marriage, civil war, brutality
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: middle east, lebanon, israel, beirut lebanon, new jersey
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 7.8
 3K
West Beirut
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance, War
Country: France, Norway, Lebanon, Belgium
Duration: 105 min.
Style: touching, sincere, serious, reflective, realistic, dramatic, harsh, melancholic, bleak, satirical, compassionate, lyrical, earnest, talky, macabre, brutal, breathtaking, meditative, interesting, depressing, emotional, sad
Plot: coming of age, politics, civil war, ethnic conflict, friendship, innocence lost, war, unlikely friendships, teenage life, tragedy, political, wartime life, revolution, drinking, life & death, nudity (full frontal - brief), storytelling, culture clash, sacrifice, brutality, betrayal, childhood, prejudice, finnish, islam, mentor, catastrophe, poverty, transformation, poetry, youth, segregation, loneliness, military life, judaism, pornography, bollywood, redemption, identity, idealism, battles, humanity, life philosophy, fall in love, society, lebanese, pepsi cola, lamb, hashish, baker
Time: 90s, year 1975
Place: middle east, israel, lebanon, palestine, tokyo, japan, poland, beirut lebanon, syria, france, spain
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 4.1
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Cannon Fodder
Genre: Action, Horror
Country: Israel
Duration: 93 min.
Style: humorous, semi serious, dark humor, suspenseful, scary, exciting
Plot: soldier, zombie, gory, military, survival, military life, danger, supernatural, heroic mission, deadly, heroes, imaginary, gore, bio weapon
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: middle east, lebanon, israel
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Killing Streets
Genre: Action
Country: Israel, USA
Duration: 106 min.
Style: bleak, serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, uncover truth, crime, siblings relations, kidnapping, missing person, life is a bitch, confined, twins, danger, hostages, rescue, investigation, chases and races, heroes, state affairs, lebanese, marine, terrorist, street shootout, brother brother relationship
Time: 90s
Place: middle east, lebanon
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 8.2
 110K
Incendies
Genre: Drama, Mystery, War
Country: Canada, France
Duration: 131 min.
Style: emotional, realistic, disturbing, psychological, serious, dramatic, enigmatic, bleak, twist ending, heartbreaking, intense, brutal, harsh, twists and turns, captivating, melancholic, tense, non-linear, reflective, talky, breathtaking, cerebral, atmospheric, sincere, rough, tricky, interesting
Plot: twins, civil war, storytelling, brutality, tragedy, secrets, torture, twists & turns, flashbacks, visceral, vengeance, childhood, culture clash, rape, war, violence, assassination, orphanage, prison, obsessive quest, islam, sacrifice, self discovery, psychology, runaway, identity, revenge, wartime, redemption, idealism, violent, massacre, mystery, christian, ethnic conflict, guilt, muslim, siblings relations, beautiful scenery, checkpoint, swimming pool, solitude, corruption, mentor, will, son, family relations, brother sister relationship, mother son relationship, dealing with death
Time: contemporary, 70s, 20th century, 21st century, year 1970, year 2009
Place: middle east, lebanon, canada, montreal quebec
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 7.0
 655
Blind Flight
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 97 min.
Style: serious, gloomy, captivating, realistic, thought provoking, sincere
Plot: hostages, friendship, captivity, prison, isolation, prison life, confined, friends, innocence lost, introspection, culture clash, kidnapping, hopes, society, lebanese, english, irish, kidnapper, terrorist, torture, hostage, prisoner, friendship between men
Time: 20th century, 70s
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.
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, customs officer, schoolyard, air raid, city in ruins, grandmother, roadblock, rebellious daughter, bully, soccer, best friend, theft, passport, loss of loved one, classroom, explosion, grandfather, hospital, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, bicycle, childhood trauma, airport, flashback, mother son relationship, bomb, stars, school, society, disorder, lebanese, young love, flute, chicken, soldier, refugees
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: europe, sweden, lebanon, middle east, beirut lebanon
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The Delta Force
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller, War
Country: USA, Israel
Duration: 125 min.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, rough, realistic, suspense, intense, entertaining, factual, bloody, tense, talky, melancholic, psychotronic, idiotic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: adventure, terrorism, hostages, motorcycle, military, weapons, explosions, chase, soldier, dialogue, islam, fight scenes, violence, airplane, stereotypes, lone hero, daring rescue, hostage, terrorist, martial arts, covert operation, save the day, family, brutality, jews, arms dealer, mentor, foul language, vengeance, kung fu, revenge, car chase, runaway, catastrophe, tough heroes, guns, fantasy world, death, visceral, destiny, confined, nudity (full frontal - brief), violent, storytelling, justice, first contact, danger, culture clash, underdog, propaganda
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.
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, pregnant woman, grandmother, drug abuse, businessman, dinner, alcoholic mother, alcoholic, death of parents, pregnancy, accident, hospital, beach, drugs, car accident, boy, money, marriage, flashback, doctor, school
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.
Style: bleak, serious, captivating, realistic, thought provoking
Plot: hostages, soldier, war, anti war, wartime life, confined, captivity, military, life is a bitch, lebanese, kidnapper kidnapped relationship, israeli palestinian conflict, palestinian, soccer, kidnapping, male nudity, hapless soldier, infantrymen
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: middle east, lebanon, palestine
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 6.9
 117K
Syriana
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, United Arab Emirates
Duration: 128 min.
Style: realistic, tense, clever, cerebral, suspenseful, serious, dramatic, intellectual, interesting, captivating, enigmatic, non-linear, bleak, talky, intense, disturbing, suspense, cynical, harsh, thought provoking, reflective
Plot: political corruption, politics, assassination, corruption, oil, capitalism, cia, espionage, islam, terrorism, world politics, political, political conspiracy, greed, conspiracy, betrayal, business, moral ambiguity, storytelling, brainwashing, secrets, paranoid, twists & turns, manipulation, corporate america, multiple storylines, suicide, propaganda, political unrest, idealism, dialogue, globalization, weapons, paranoia, justice, death, brutality, tragedy, culture clash, pornography, redemption, mentor, journalism, lawyer, bomb, catastrophe, war on terror, crimes, danger, arms dealing
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: middle east, europe, israel, lebanon, switzerland, latin america, persia, usa, tehran iran, iran, beirut lebanon, geneva switzerland, washington d.c.
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 6.9
 10K
Lebanon
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Israel, France, Germany, UK
Duration: 93 min.
Style: atmospheric, serious, captivating, realistic, tense, sincere, bleak, gloomy, suspenseful, thought provoking, disturbing, psychological
Plot: realism, gory, soldier, battle zone, war, anti war, military, battles, confined, danger, power relations, leadership, survival, moral dilemma, chaos and mayhem, military life, armor, tank, army, war crime, torture, chaos, female nudity, lebanese, solitude, undisciplined, infantrymen, pow, deathtrap, superior officer, behind enemy lines, mission gone awry, woman, face, world trade center, kill, dead soldier, uniform, donkey, shaving, night vision, night, invasion, superior, bodies, sergeant
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.
Style: semi serious, sentimental, touching, realistic, uplifting, humorous, sincere, thought provoking
Plot: social differences, village, village life, religions or cults, religious differences, virgin mary statue, hijab, society, social relations, uninhibited rivalry, idealism, friendship, against the odds, culture clash, political unrest, ambition, hopes, rivalry, state affairs, friends, muslim, peaceful mission, disagreement, statue, islam, strong female lead, religion, christianity, christian, priest, strong female character, social activist, overcoming, social problems
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.
Style: sincere, serious, suspenseful, realistic, touching
Plot: soldier, battle zone, military life, military, friendship, war, danger, friends, lebanese, child smoking cigarette, military service, cadet, child shot, soccer ball, storm drain, spit in the face, child soldier, man boy relationship, tire, cell, palestinian, air raid, military training, child protagonist, gunshot wound, escaped prisoner, checkpoint, refugee camp, deal, soccer fan, israeli, pilot, ak 47, fighter pilot, woman shot, female doctor, sunglasses, shot in the leg, refugee, bag over head, tree, 12 year old, death of child, blindfold, orphan, death of friend, wound, taxi driver, intergenerational friendship, classroom
Time: 20th century, 80s, year 1982
Place: middle east, lebanon, cross country, beirut lebanon, mine, palestine
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Circle of Deceit
Genre: Drama, War
Country: West Germany, France
Duration: 108 min.
Style: bleak, serious, rough, realistic, thought provoking, disturbing, sincere, porno movie
Plot: journalism, battle zone, war, political unrest, wartime life, politics, media, society, state affairs, life is a bitch, love affair, chaos and mayhem, battles, against humanity, danger, dishonesty, love and romance, couples, lebanese, evacuation, lamb, foreigner, vendetta, baptism, starvation, expatriate, slaughterhouse, sister in law sister in law relationship, bazaar, flooding, communist, war zone, heaven, tire, conservative, liberal, palestinian, pacifist, mannequin, brain damage, ambassador, crutches, bombing, pianist, death of family, shooting, marital separation, islam, water pipe, belly dancer
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: middle east, lebanon, scandinavia, east germany, beirut lebanon, west germany, hamburg germany, berlin germany, cairo egypt
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 6.7
 159
Falafel
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Duration: 83 min.
Style: atmospheric, semi serious, dark humor, humorous, realistic
Plot: nothing goes right, obsessive quest, urban, nightlife, conflict, summer, escapades, youth, disorder, lebanese, post war, hit and run
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.
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, drinking wine, black pantyhose, pantyhose, female stockinged legs, office, telephone, family tradition, atrocity, civil war
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.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic
Plot: politics, treason, cold war, government agency, secret agents, betrayal, espionage, race against time, terrorism, couple relations, heroic mission, political corruption, kgb, political unrest, working undercover, chases and races, war correspondent, double agent, undercover agent, englishman abroad, father son relationship, spy, danger, dishonesty, heroes, state affairs, undercover, journalism, love affair, couples, lebanese, iron curtain, defection, husband wife reunion, fingerprint, british secret service, dying man, socialism, marxist, unfaithful husband, communism, sex standing up, airfield, costume party, ex husband ex wife relationship, illness, arrest, medical examination, dysfunctional marriage, letter
Time: contemporary, 1960s
Place: middle east, russia, lebanon, beirut lebanon, ussr, soviet union, moscow russia
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 4.8
 1K
Daybreak
Genre: Action, Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Style: bleak, serious, futuristic, rough, suspenseful, psychological
Plot: fighting the system, fugitives, on the run, survival, human spirit, apocalypse, chaos and mayhem, plague, future dystopia, social decay, injustice, life is a bitch, danger, rebellion, society, chaos, vigilantism, love affair, chases and races, deadly, heroes, hopes, quarantine, world trade center manhattan new york city, resistance movement, martyrdom, freedom fighter, dictatorship, martyr, inner city, aids, resistance fighter, interracial sex, freedom, police brutality, resistance, interracial romance, teenage boy, train
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.
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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 7.0
 476
The Sell Out
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, Italy, Israel
Duration: 101 min.
Plot: kgb, cia, former spy, double agent, traitor, espionage, murder
Place: lebanon, israel
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 6.8
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Nuts
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama
Country: Lebanon
Duration: 104 min.
Plot: gambling, empire, game, lebanese, craziness, poker, cinema
Place: lebanon, middle east
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The Big Grasshopper
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Italy, West Germany
Duration: 95 min.
Style: serious, realistic
Plot: master criminal, unlikely criminals, crime, casino, gambling, heist, criminal heroes, crimes, dishonesty, best friends, hitman, going straight, on the run, against the odds, danger, rivalry, friends, thief, love
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: france, lebanon
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Ministry of Vengeance
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic, exciting
Plot: terrorism, vengeance, crimes, revenge, airport, vietnam veteran, faith, deadly, church, rivalry, buddies, clergy, murder, gang, obsession, battles, good versus evil, danger, heroes, military, society, state affairs, lebanese, murder of wife, racial stereotype, paramilitary, vietnam war veteran, military training, reverend, missionary, cia, colonel, religion, terrorist, minister, child murder, death of wife, death of daughter, murder of daughter, gun, massacre, corruption, funeral, death, blood, standing ovation
Time: 80s
Place: italy, vietnam, lebanon, rome italy
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The Last Band in Lebanon
Genre: Comedy
Country: Israel
Duration: 99 min.
Plot: war, army, band, military
Place: lebanon, israel
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Very Big Shot
Genre: Crime
Country: Lebanon, Qatar
Duration: 107 min.
Plot: drug smuggling, lebanese, cocaine, christian, muslim, social satire, pizza delivery, religion, border crossing, film reel, pizza, explosion, filmmaker, gun, gangster, drugs, politics, brother brother relationship
Place: lebanon, syria
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 7.6
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Munich
Genre: Crime, Drama, History, Thriller
Country: France, Canada, USA
Duration: 164 min.
Style: realistic, suspenseful, dramatic, tense, serious, rough, suspense, intense, factual, interesting, bleak, brutal, emotional, talky, thought provoking, disturbing, epic, harsh, psychological
Audience: boys' night
Plot: politics, assassination, terrorism, espionage, revenge, vengeance, assassin, murder, violence, jews, sexualized violence, islam, moral ambiguity, judaism, assassins, violent, tragedy, political, brutality, world politics, war, storytelling, morality, hostages, secrets, betrayal, justice, guilt, corruption, paranoia, courage, survival, jewish, olympics, visceral, conspiracy, palestinian, hostage, genocide, weapons, secret agents, pornography, dialogue, assassination attempt, idealism, guns, manipulation, holocaust, gratuitous violence, propaganda
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1972
Place: israel, palestine, europe, middle east, germany, beirut lebanon, bangladesh, lebanon, cyprus, frankfurt germany, brussels belgium, munich germany, jordan, vichy, netherlands, geneva switzerland, tel aviv israel, syria, sweden, egypt, jerusalem, moscow russia, rome italy, italy, switzerland, athens greece, manhattan new york city, paris france
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 7.7
 11K
Carlos
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France, Germany
Duration: 330 min.
Style: suspenseful, tense, epic, serious, enigmatic, captivating, realistic, dramatic, talky, breathtaking, reflective, cerebral, harsh, meditative, ironic, interesting, disturbing, atmospheric, psychological, stylized, sexy, absurd, bad ending, melancholic, exciting, bleak, light, dark
Plot: terrorism, crime, drugs/alcohol, male nudity, criminal heroes, censorship, assassination, violent, brutality, german, politics, betrayal, character study, cold war, mentor, assassins, greed, violence, vengeance, political, assassin, crimes, corruption, obsession, art, car bomb, hostage situation, gun, idealism, gunfight, hitman, danger, life philosophy, tragedy, revolution, complex characters, oil, kidnapping, catastrophe, capitalism, adaptation, surveillance, deadly, childhood, visceral, storytelling, culture clash, french, fugitives, hostages
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s, 90s
Place: africa, middle east, europe, sudan, lebanon, budapest, frankfurt germany, vienna, beirut lebanon, iraq, syria, egypt, palestine, israel, austria, france, south america, paris france, germany, england
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