Movies and TV shows set in beirut lebanon

The list contains the best, new and most relevant movies set in beirut lebanon ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, serious, tense, talky, suspenseful and dramatic films and TV shows about / with death, hospital, cigarette smoking, husband wife relationship, family relations, gun, storytelling, catastrophe, murder and flashback plots mostly in Drama, Thriller and Action genres shot in France, USA, Lebanon and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as beirut lebanon: Capernaum (2018), Greenland (2020), Those People (2015), Very Big Shot (2015), Waltz with Bashir (2008), In the Shadows of the City (2000), Heritages (2013), Man On The Spying Trapeze (1966), Secret Agent Fireball (1965), Fatal News (2015).

List of movies set in beirut lebanon

Capernaum (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: Lebanon, USA, France, Cyprus, Qatar, UK
Duration: 126 min.
Story: Zain, a 12-year-old boy scrambling to survive on the streets of Beirut, sues his parents for having brought him into such an unjust world, where being a refugee with no documents means that your rights can easily be denied.
Style: social, rough, sad, cynical, bleak ...
Plot: poverty, child abuse, slum, child protagonist, neglected child, misery, traumatic childhood, refugee, low lives, child neglect, child labor, street life ...
Time: 2010s
Place: lebanon, beirut lebanon
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Greenland (2020)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 119 min.
Story: A detached married couple must get their son and themselves to safety after being randomly selected to enter an underground bunker, as a massive object from space threatens to destroy the world in less than 48 hours.
Style: disaster movie, scenic, suspense, psychotronic, unusual plot structure ...
Plot: natural disaster, apocalypse, end of the world, disaster film, comet, humanity in peril, vestiges of humanity, bunker, demolished city, riot, military, robbery ...
Time: 2020s
Place: greenland, canada, new york state, sydney australia, paris france ...
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Those People (2015)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: On Manhattan's gilded Upper East Side, a young gay painter is torn between an obsession with his infamous best friend and a promising new romance with an older foreign pianist.
Style: bleak, enigmatic, tense
Plot: gay, gay relationship, gay love, gay romance, homosexuality, best friend, gay protagonist, painter, pianist, gay culture, gay friend, homoeroticism ...
Place: beirut lebanon, lebanon, manhattan new york city, new york
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The Naked Gun: From the Files of Police Squad! (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: When the incompetent Officer Frank Drebin seeks the ruthless killer of his partner, he stumbles upon an attempt to assassinate Queen Elizabeth.
Style: parody, humorous, not serious, light, witty ...
Audience: teens, family outing, date night
Plot: farce, deadpan, baseball, dimwit, crimes, police, stupidity, investigation, gunfight, assassination attempt, mind control, police investigation ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, usa, beirut lebanon, england
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Very Big Shot (2015)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Lebanon, Qatar
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A dark comedy about brothers running a drug-dealing business out of their takeout pizzeria.
Style: exciting, suspense, suspenseful, tense, contemplative ...
Plot: drug traffic, brother brother relationship, drug smuggling, drugs, politics, gangsters, manslaughter, lebanese, cocaine, religion, social satire, muslim ...
Time: 2010s
Place: syria, beirut lebanon, lebanon
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Waltz with Bashir (2008)
Genre: Animation, Biography, Drama, History, Mystery, War
Country: Israel, France, Germany, USA, Finland, Switzerland, Belgium, Australia
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Much awarded animated documentary, in which director and Israeli army veteran Ari Folman interviews friends and former soldiers about their memories of the 1982 Lebanon war and especially the Sabra and Shatila massacre in Beirut. The usage on ...
Style: rough, psychological, disturbing, surreal, realistic ...
Plot: nightmare, massacre, haunted by the past, war, army, soldier, memory loss, military, tragic event, guilt, politics, atrocity ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 21st century, contemporary
Place: israel, lebanon, middle east, palestine, beirut lebanon
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In the Shadows of the City (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: France, Lebanon
Duration: 105 min.
Story: To escape the civil war between Christians and Muslims, a Lebanese family moves from the countryside to Beirut, only to find themselves caught in an equally dangerous situation
Style: suspenseful, tense, serious, exciting
Plot: survival, disappearance, missing person, terrorist, soldier, tragic event, politics, civil war, christian, moral dilemma, fall in love, family relations ...
Time: year 1990, year 1975
Place: lebanon, beirut lebanon, israel
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Heritages (2013)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Lebanon, United Arab Emirates, France, Switzerland, Germany
Duration: 96 min.
Story: When director Philippe Aractingi is forced to leave his motherland for the third time, the realisation dawns on him: his ancestors have been fleeing wars for five generations. Exploring his roots, Aractingi goes back to the fall of the Ottoman ...
Style: touching, psychological, captivating, thought provoking
Plot: family relations, children, refugee, little girl, emigrant, school, little boy, bomb, war refugee, archive footage, wall, photograph ...
Time: 2000s
Place: france, ottoman empire, paris france, beirut lebanon, lebanon
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Man On The Spying Trapeze (1966)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Thriller
Country: Italy, West Germany, Spain
Duration: 92 min.
Story: An American spy travels to Beirut where he's attacked by agents seeking a valuable microfilm.
Plot: spy, yacht, martial arts, gunfight, helicopter, love interest, dog, nightclub, secret agent, man wearing towel, hand to hand combat, tuxedo ...
Place: spain, beirut lebanon, rome italy
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Secret Agent Fireball (1965)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 89 min.
Story: An American CIA agent (Richard Harrison) must find the whereabouts of valuable microfilm that was smuggled over by two Russian scientists who had been hoping to defect.
Style: eurospy, microfilm
Plot: spy, taxi driver, russian, gadget, swimming pool, helicopter, car chase, man in swimsuit, male objectification, exploding car, secret agent, secret agents ...
Place: beirut lebanon, hamburg germany, lebanon
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Fatal News (2015)
Genre: Drama, History, Thriller
Country: Germany
Duration: 177 min.
Story: The Barschel case is one of the most important political scandals in recent German history. Not least because it has remained unsolved. Countless speculations and conspiracy theories have grown up to the present day to the dramatic death of the ...
Style: feel good, twists and turns, psychological, disturbing, suspense
Plot: german politics, mysterious death, investigative journalism, conspiracy, crooked politician, father son relationship, politics, corrupt politician, female reporter, marital problem, private investigator, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
Time: 80s, 90s, 1990s, year 1987
Place: west germany, berlin germany, beirut lebanon, geneva switzerland, zurich switzerland ...
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The Best of Youth (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Italy
Duration: 366 min.
Story: Spanning four decades, from the chaotic 1960s to the present, director Marco Tullio Giordana's passionate epic 'La Meglio Gioventu' follows two Italian brothers through some of the most tumultuous events of recent Italian history.
Style: touching, sentimental, emotional, realistic, sincere ...
Plot: society, dishonesty, police brutality, musician, politics, protest, photographer, psychiatrist, political corruption, idealism, law enforcement, couples ...
Time: 80s, 60s, 90s, 70s, 20th century ...
Place: italy, lebanon, europe, palermo italy, oxford university ...
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Don't Tell Me the Boy Was Mad (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 134 min.
Story: Aram, a young man from Marseille of Armenian origin, blows up the Turkish ambassador's car in Paris. Gilles, a young cyclist who was passing at that precise moment, is seriously injured. Aram's mother feels guilty and feels the need to ...
Style: sincere, rough, disturbing, sentimental
Plot: assassination, ambassador, bomb, forgiveness, armenian, mother son relationship, murder, cyclist, human ashes, man in a wheelchair, injury, autobiography ...
Time: 80s, year 1915
Place: france, berlin germany, armenia, beirut lebanon, ottoman empire ...
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Backfire (1964)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime
Country: France, Italy, Spain, West Germany
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A greedy gold smuggler hires a handsome hero to transport a stolen fortune to a new hideout accompanied by the smuggler's sexy girlfriend.
Plot: customs, male in bathtub, car on fire, customs officer, fashion photographer, man in bathtub, bathtub, organized crime, convertible, ends with a kiss, crane, photographer ...
Time: 1960s, 60s
Place: barcelona, lebanon, beirut lebanon, barcelona spain, geneva switzerland ...
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Hamilton: In the Interest of the Nation (2012)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: Sweden
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Carl Hamilton manages to infiltrate an international gang that has stolen advanced Swedish GPS-guided missiles. But the league is subjected to a sudden deadly attack by a well drilled group of mercenaries of unknown clients. Hamilton escapes the ...
Style: exciting, serious, rough, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: espionage, hostage, hostages, undercover, daring rescue, dishonesty, confined, heroes, working undercover, heroic mission, graphic violence, murder investigation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: sweden, afghanistan, africa, beirut lebanon, eastern europe ...
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Yes (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: She is a scientist. He is a Lebanese doctor. They meet at a banquet and fall into a carefree, passionate relationship. But difficulties abound because of his heritage and her loveless marriage. She flies to Havana to sort things out on the beach and ...
Style: serious, sincere, stylized, witty, philosophical ...
Plot: infidelity, racism, culture clash, love affair, society, crumbling marriage, romance, social differences, couple relations, exile, husband wife relationship, blues ...
Place: cuba, london, england, europe, latin america ...
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Triage (2009)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, War
Country: Ireland, Spain, Belgium, France, Austria, Cayman Islands
Duration: 99 min.
Story: The wife of a photojournalist sets out to discover why he came home from a recent assignment without his colleague.
Style: twists and turns, bleak, tense, realistic, serious ...
Plot: photojournalist, war, haunted by the past, homecoming, war crime, life is a bitch, therapy, journalism, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, psychiatrist patient relationship, couples, battle zone ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: ireland, europe, beirut lebanon, iraq, kurdistan
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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: political thriller, thought provoking, tense, realistic, serious ...
Plot: terrorism, cia, globalization, capitalism, espionage, spy, politics, corruption, danger, political conspiracy, political unrest, deal ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: middle east, lebanon, usa, persia, europe ...
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Caramel (2007)
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, feel good, humorous, sentimental, sweet ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: beauty salon, sexual attraction, friendship, lesbian, sexual identity, actress, muslim, wedding, virginity, police officer, love and romance, workplace ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s, 70s
Place: lebanon, middle east, beirut lebanon, israel, new jersey
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The Legend of Rita (2000)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: Germany
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Rita Vogt is a radical West German terrorist who abandons the revolution and settles in East Germany with a new identity provided by the East German secret service. She lives in constant fear of having her cover blown, which unavoidably happens ...
Style: captivating, suspenseful, tense, melancholic, stylized ...
Plot: politics, starting over, state affairs, danger, secret identity, terrorism, activist, dark past, bribery, espionage, berlin wall, runaway ...
Time: 80s, 70s, 20th century
Place: germany, paris france, vietnam, german democratic republic, europe ...
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Stateside (2004)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: The film follows a rebellious teenager on leave from the Marines who falls in love with a female musician. The relationship is threatened when she develops a mental illness...
Style: serious, realistic, captivating
Plot: mental illness, fall in love, love affair, military life, teenage life, prank, romance, youth, basic training, boot camp, schizophrenia, u.s. navy ...
Time: contemporary, year 1980
Place: california, beirut lebanon, connecticut, south carolina, new york state ...
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Spy Game (2001)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany, Japan, France, UK
Duration: 126 min.
Story: Veteran spy Nathan Muir is on the verge of retiring from the CIA when he learns that his one-time protégé and close friend, Tom Bishop, is a political prisoner sentenced to die in Beijing. Although their friendship has been marred by bad blood and ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, rough, suspense, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cia, spy, espionage, mentor, working undercover, rescue, undercover, bribery, political corruption, government agency, danger, secret agents ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 90s, 1990s
Place: china, berlin germany, shanghai china, vietnam, langley virginia ...
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The Diving Bell and the Butterfly (2007)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: France, USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: The true story of Elle France editor Jean-Dominique Bauby, who, in 1995 at the age of 43, suffered a stroke that paralyzed his entire body, except his left eye. Using that eye to blink out his memoir, Bauby eloquently described the aspects of his ...
Style: touching, emotional, sincere, psychological, depressing ...
Plot: french, human spirit, paralysis, coma, disability, nurse, rehabilitation, life turned upside down, patient, writing, courage, tragic event ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: france, europe, paris france, africa, nepal ...
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Navy Seals (1990)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: During a rescue mission, a team of Navy Seals discover that a terrorist group have access to deadly US built Stinger missiles, and must set out to locate and destroy them before they can be used.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, intense, humorous, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, soldier, race against time, heroes, battles, military, heroic mission, war, danger, save the day, adventure, leadership ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 1990s, 90s
Place: middle east, lebanon, beirut lebanon, russia
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The Castle (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A Melbourne family is very happy living near the Melbourne airport. However, they are forced to leave their beloved home (by the Government and airport authorities) to make way for more runways. 'The Castle' is the story of how they fight ...
Style: humorous, feel good, touching, not serious, realistic ...
Plot: airport, family relations, family life, family in crisis, against the odds, fighting the system, misfit, single parent, palaces castles and temples, parents and children, australian, justice ...
Time: 90s
Place: australia, melbourne australia, beirut lebanon
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Black Sunday (1977)
Genre: Adventure, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 143 min.
Story: An Israeli anti-terrorist agent must stop a disgruntled Vietnam vet cooperating in a plot to commit a terrorist plot at the Super Bowl.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, realistic, serious, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, terrorism, stadium, political intrigue, race against time, graphic violence, zeppelin, state affairs, chases and races, deadly, danger, rescue ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: miami, florida, usa, miami beach, mojave desert ...
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Blind Intersections (2012)
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: emotional, serious, realistic, non-linear, gloomy
Plot: life turned upside down, life is a bitch, dysfunctional family, destiny, family problems, down on your luck, death in the family, multiple storylines, drug abuse, car accident, marriage, sexual content ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: lebanon, middle east, beirut lebanon
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Killer Kid (1994)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Eleven-year-old Laïd lives in war-torn Lebanon. Chosen and trained by an extremist organisation, he has been forced to enter the adult world far too early. He has been transformed into a fanatical and programmed machine, whose life could be summed ...
Style: disturbing, realistic, serious, tense
Plot: lebanese, orphan, immigrants, friendship, terrorism, coming of age, youth, buddies, young heroes, assassination attempt, danger, crimes ...
Time: 90s
Place: lebanon, paris france, europe, france, middle east ...
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Zaytoun (2012)
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: realistic, touching, sincere, captivating, tense ...
Plot: friendship, refugee, war, battle zone, refugees, danger, military, soldier, military life, boy, adventure, lebanese ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1982
Place: lebanon, middle east, beirut lebanon, palestine
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Falafel (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Lebanon
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: humorous, atmospheric, semi serious, realistic
Plot: youth, lebanese, obsessive quest, disorder, nothing goes right, escapades, nightlife, urban, profanity, dark humor, hit and run, graphic violence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: lebanon, middle east, beirut lebanon
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