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, talky, dramatic, interesting and tense films and TV shows about / with storytelling, hospital, explosion, terrorism, catastrophe, runaway, husband wife relationship, flashback, death and politics 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: Very Big Shot (2015), Capernaum (2018), Waltz with Bashir (2008), Shelter (2017), In the Shadows of the City (2000), Heritages (2013), Man On The Spying Trapeze (1966), Secret Agent Fireball (1965), Der Fall Barschel (2015), The Best of Youth (2003).

List of movies set in beirut lebanon

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: humorous, not serious, light, witty, realistic ...
Audience: teens, family outing, date night
Plot: parody, baseball, deadpan, dimwit, crimes, police investigation, stupidity, investigation, gunfight, queen, mind control, assassination attempt ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, los angeles, seaport, 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.
Plot: gun, christian, film reel, filmmaking, pizza delivery, hidden door, pizza, secret room, politics, gangster, brother brother relationship, drugs ...
Time: 2010s
Place: syria, beirut lebanon, lebanon
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Capernaum (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: Lebanon, France, USA
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.
Plot: child abuse, poverty, lawsuit, refugee, child bride, money, boy, courtroom, menstruation, 12 year old, prison, judge ...
Time: 2010s
Place: lebanon, beirut lebanon
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Waltz with Bashir (2008)
Genre: Animation, Biography, Drama, History, 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: surreal, psychological, stylized, disturbing, realistic ...
Plot: nightmare, massacre, dog, soldier, corpse, memory loss, army, haunted by the past, war, genocide, guilt, politics ...
Time: 20th century, 21st century, 80s, contemporary
Place: israel, lebanon, middle east, palestine, beirut lebanon
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Shelter (2017)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Germany, Israel, France
Duration: 93 min.
Story: LEMON TREE meets JOHN LE CARRÉ in a subtle thriller set in Germany involving Mona, a Lebanese woman (Golshifteh Farahani), and Naomi, an Israeli Mossad agent (Neta Riskin) sent to protect their informant while recovering from plastic surgery for ...
Style: surprise ending
Plot: assassination, monastery, blowing out candles on a birthday cake, elevator, flashback, telephone call, bathtub, kiss, blood, praying, package, mossad ...
Place: hamburg germany, beirut lebanon, germany
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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
Plot: coffee shop, missile, morality, sniper, boy, bomb, husband wife relationship, shooting, dock, anti war, ambulance driver, tomboy ...
Time: year 1990, year 1975
Place: israel, beirut lebanon, lebanon
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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 ...
Plot: refugee, boy, school, bomb, little girl, wall, passport, children, boat, family photograph, ancestor, train ...
Time: 2000s
Place: france, ottoman empire, lebanon, beirut lebanon, paris france
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Man On The Spying Trapeze (1966)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Thriller
Country: Spain, Italy, West Germany
Duration: 92 min.
Story: An American spy travels to Beirut where he's attacked by agents seeking a valuable microfilm.
Plot: spy, yacht, sports car, karate, nightclub, torture, dog, cigarette smoking, treason, airplane, punched in the face, kiss ...
Place: spain, rome italy, beirut lebanon
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Secret Agent Fireball (1965)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 97 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: microfilm
Plot: spy, car chase, russian, airplane, secret agent, exploding car, male objectification, gadget, man in swimsuit, folk dance, eurospy, explosion ...
Place: lebanon, hamburg germany, beirut lebanon
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Der Fall Barschel (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 ...
Plot: newspaper headline, politician, female nudity, politics, funeral, journalist, taxi ride, train ride, hotel room, woman wearing a towel, rough sex, skiing ...
Time: year 1987
Place: beirut lebanon, geneva switzerland, hamburg germany, 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: emotional, touching, sentimental, realistic, sincere ...
Plot: politics, society, teacher, army, museum, corruption, musician, cafe, police brutality, protest, pianist, political corruption ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 80s, 90s, 70s ...
Place: italy, lebanon, europe, palermo italy, venezuela ...
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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 ...
Plot: bomb, dancing, mass murder, embassy, ambassador, explosion, vengeance, hospital, shot in the head, execution, wheelchair, human ashes ...
Time: year 1915
Place: berlin germany, france, turkey, beirut lebanon, ottoman empire ...
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West Beirut (1998)
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, realistic, reflective ...
Plot: coming of age, lebanese, politics, wartime life, military life, fall in love, youth, battles, society, innocence lost, civil war, friendship ...
Time: 90s, year 1975
Place: lebanon, middle east, israel, france, beirut lebanon ...
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Zozo (2005)
Genre: Drama, Family, 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, emotional, realistic, touching, gloomy
Plot: orphan, life is a bitch, family relations, parents and children, wartime life, young heroes, immigrants, disorder, eccentric family, youth, fish out of water, refugees ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: lebanon, sweden, europe, middle east, beirut lebanon
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Operation Golden Phoenix (1994)
Genre: Action
Country: Lebanon, Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A kickboxer is hired to protect half of a valuable medallion, but an evil warlord and another kickboxer are determined to have it, no matter what it takes.
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, good versus evil, on the run, dishonesty, chases and races, escapades, blind ambition, adventure, parents and children, rivalry, outtakes during end credits, disguise ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: toronto ontario canada, canada, beirut lebanon, ottoman empire, lebanon
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Luminous Motion (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A mom and her 10 year son motor around the country as she makes ends meet by turning tricks until her car breaks down. She then temporarily takes up with a hardware store owner until she gets her own place. Then the kid's father shows up to try ...
Style: offbeat, psychological, realistic, serious
Plot: dysfunctional family, on the road, parents and children, family relations, single parent, island, friendship, family problems, store, alcohol abuse, helicopter, vcr ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new york, beirut lebanon
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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: smuggling, gold, womanizer, organized crime, throat slitting, trafficking, criminal organization, convertible, crane, customs, customs officer, fashion photographer ...
Time: 1960s
Place: rome italy, france, athens greece, barcelona spain, beirut lebanon ...
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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: realistic, rough, serious, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: espionage, heroes, dishonesty, daring rescue, heroic mission, weapon system, working undercover, hostages, confined, undercover, sniper, undercover agent ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: afghanistan, sweden, africa, somalia, dallas texas ...
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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: talky, clever, realistic, serious, sincere ...
Plot: infidelity, lebanese, racism, culture clash, blues, social differences, society, human nature, politics, exile, cooking and food, romance ...
Place: cuba, london, europe, england, 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: tense, twists and turns, bleak, realistic, psychological ...
Plot: photojournalist, war, life is a bitch, haunted by the past, war crime, homecoming, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, dysfunctional character, couple relations, battle zone, journalism, couples ...
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: tense, realistic, clever, thought provoking, captivating ...
Plot: cia, globalization, bomb, politics, corruption, espionage, terrorism, suicide, assassination, capitalism, prince, loss of son ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: middle east, lebanon, usa, switzerland, 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, humorous, sentimental, realistic, feel good ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: virginity, friendship, muslim, actress, sexual attraction, beauty salon, hairdresser, wedding, police officer, lesbian, women, romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: middle east, lebanon, beirut lebanon, israel, new jersey
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The Legend of Rita (2000)
Genre: Drama, 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, tense, serious, suspenseful, realistic ...
Plot: politics, bribery, espionage, secret identity, terrorism, undercover, hopes, state affairs, danger, starting over, resistance, drinking ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 70s
Place: germany, vietnam, france, europe, asia ...
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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: realistic, serious
Plot: mental illness, boot camp, disorder, military life, fall in love, basic training, teenage life, love affair, coming of age, love and romance, power relations, romance ...
Time: contemporary, year 1980
Place: new york state, north carolina, south carolina, california, beirut lebanon ...
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Spy Game (2001)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Germany, USA, Japan, France
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, stylized, serious, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cia, spy, espionage, rescue, mentor, cold war, bribery, torture, execution, vietnam war, working undercover, secret agents ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 1990s
Place: china, east germany, vietnam, beirut lebanon, 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, psychological, realistic, atmospheric ...
Plot: french, paralysis, mute or deaf, human spirit, disability, nurse, coma, writing, patient, life turned upside down, rehabilitation, love and romance ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: france, europe, paris france, arc de triomphe paris, beirut lebanon ...
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Safe Passage (1994)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A mother with seven sons feels like she's losing control of her life and her family. But personal...
Style: realistic, talky, touching, serious, sentimental ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, pain, marriage, gays and lesbians, family in crisis, unfulfillment, siblings relations, parents and children, couple relations, life is a bitch, family relations, estrangement ...
Time: 90s
Place: middle east, utah, beirut lebanon, london
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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, realistic, suspenseful, serious, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: military, rescue, terrorism, race against time, soldier, adventure, redemption, daring rescue, heroic mission, save the day, rivalry, ego clash ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: middle east, seaport, lebanon, beirut lebanon, russia
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Munich (2005)
Genre: 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: suspenseful, rough, tense, factual, based on true events ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: espionage, assassination, politics, revenge, terrorism, murder, jewish, vengeance, secret agents, morality, justice, paranoia ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1972
Place: middle east, europe, israel, lebanon, germany ...
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The Man with the Golden Gun (1974)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 125 min.
Story: A golden bullet has 007 engraved on it as it smashes into the secret service headquarters. The bullet came from the professional killer Scaramanga who has yet to miss a target and James Bond begins a mission to try and stop him.
Style: humorous, exciting, stylized, suspenseful, semi serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, secret service, espionage, chase, assassin, undercover, pistol, gold, karate, martial arts, adventure, chases and races ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: hong kong, thailand, asia, england, macau ...
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