Armenian movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant armenian movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, serious, touching, captivating, suspenseful and psychological films and TV shows about / with armenian, genocide, armenian genocide, mass murder, family relations, husband wife relationship, world war one, cigarette smoking, diaspora and soldier plots mostly in Drama, War and History genres shot in France, USA, Turkey and other countries.
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armenian movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as armenian: America America (1963), Don't Tell Me the Boy Was Mad (2015), The Cut (2014), Ararat (2002), Aram (2002), Armenia (2006), 1915 (2015), The Lark Farm (2007), Ultimate Heist (2009), Invisible World (2012).

List of armenian movies

America America (1963)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 174 min.
Story: A young Anatolian Greek, entrusted with his family's fortune, loses it en route to Istanbul and dreams of going to America
Style: serious, emotional, realistic, touching, atmospheric ...
Plot: greek, armenian, bribery, immigrants, follow your dream, romance, village, culture clash, discrimination, urban, working class, hopes ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s
Place: greece, turkey, ottoman empire, america, atlantic ocean ...
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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: genocide, armenian, armenian genocide, hospital, explosion, human ashes, cyclist, shooting, trial, assassination, shot in the head, execution ...
Time: year 1915
Place: france, berlin germany, armenia, turkey, ottoman empire ...
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 6.3
 5K
The Cut (2014)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History, Mystery, War
Country: Germany, France, Italy, Russia, Poland, Canada, Turkey, Jordan
Duration: 138 min.
Story: In 1915 a man survives the Armenian genocide in the Ottoman Empire, but loses his family, speech and faith. One night he learns that his twin daughters may be alive, and goes on a quest to find them.
Plot: forceful separation, genocide, diaspora, charlie chaplin, armenian genocide, armenian, world war one, refugee, desert, blacksmith, voyage, twin sisters ...
Time: year 1915
Place: north dakota, armenia, ottoman empire, turkey
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 6.6
 11K
Ararat (2002)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Canada, France
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A variety of characters, some close relatives, others distant strangers, are each affected by the making of a film about the Armenian Genocide of 1915.
Style: serious, disturbing, thought provoking, realistic, gloomy ...
Plot: genocide, politics, filmmaking, incest, atrocity, war crime, haunted by the past, against humanity, self discovery, parents and children, family in crisis, state affairs ...
Time: 1910s, contemporary, 20th century, 21st century, year 1915 ...
Place: turkey, canada, ottoman empire, middle east, armenia ...
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 6.6
 260
Aram (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Aram, an ex-soldier from the Armenian cause, has come to France to close an arms deal under secret service surveillance. Held responsible and banished by his faher for his brother's injuries in a terrorist ttack, he's also come to seek ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic
Plot: vengeance, haunted by the past, tough heroes, crimes, gangsters, arms dealing, assassination, terrorism, disability, criminal heroes, politics, deadly ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1915
Place: france, turkey, ottoman empire, armenia
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 6.6
 360
Armenia (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 125 min.
Story: This is a story about returning to ones ancestral homeland. Anna is a cardiologist who discovers her father has fled to his native Armenia after being diagnosed with a heart problem. Despite their contentious relationship, she sets out to bring her ...
Plot: armenian genocide, genocide, french, armenian, physician, diaspora, voyage
Place: armenia, france
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 4.8
 4K
1915 (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Exactly 100 years after the Armenian Genocide, a theatre director stages a play to bring the ghosts of the past back to life.
Plot: armenian genocide, genocide, armenian, theater, stage play, soldier, international, theatre production
Time: year 1915
Place: ottoman empire, armenia, turkey
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The Lark Farm (2007)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Italy, Bulgaria, Spain, France, Germany
Duration: 122 min.
Story: The Lark Farm is set in a small Turkish town in 1915. It deals with the genocide of Armenians, looking closely at the fortunes, or rather, misfortunes of one wealthy Armenian family.
Style: realistic, captivating, emotional, gloomy
Plot: genocide, deportation, desert, life turned upside down, escape, smuggling, against humanity, disorder, moral dilemma, siblings relations, wartime life, fall in love ...
Time: 20s, 20th century, year 1915
Place: armenia, middle east, turkey, ottoman empire
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Ultimate Heist (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The Malakian clan, a family of ruthless gangsters, controls the underworld of Southern France. At its head, the violent godfather Milo Malakian rules his world with an iron fist. His son and heir, Anton, dreams of breaking free and making his own ...
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, crime, criminal heroes, crimes, revenge, gang, gangsters, starting over, parents and children, tough heroes, dishonesty, hopes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe, riviera, southern france
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Invisible World (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Brazil
Duration: 93 min.
Story: An anthology film following different stories around the theme of invisibility in the modern world.
Style: serious, realistic, thought provoking
Plot: society, invisibility, mass murder, armenian genocide, genocide, armenian
Place: brazil, latin america, south america, armenia, ottoman empire
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The Ottoman Lieutenant (2017)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Turkey, USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Lillie, a determined American woman, ventures overseas to join Dr. Jude at a remote medical mission in the Ottoman Empire (now Turkey). However, Lillie soon finds herself at odds with Jude and the mission’s founder, Woodruff, when she falls for ...
Plot: lieutenant, nurse, world war one, armenian, hospital, turk, soldier, love
Time: 1910s
Place: ottoman empire, turkey, istanbul turkey, america
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Assignment Berlin (1982)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 94 min.
Story: no overview
Plot: world war one, justice, jury, vengeance, mass murder, armenian genocide, assassination, trial, genocide, armenian, courtroom drama, revenge ...
Time: year 1915
Place: berlin germany, turkey, ottoman empire, armenia
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 6.7
 2K
Calendar (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Armenia, Canada, Germany
Duration: 74 min.
Story: A photographer and his wife travel across Armenia photographing churches for a calendar project. Travelling with them is a local man acting as their driver and guide. As the project nears completion, the distance between husband and wife grows.
Style: clever, serious, realistic, psychological, touching
Plot: translator, love triangle, romance, love and romance, couples, crumbling marriage, couple relations, love affair, curses spells and rituals, technology gone awry, estrangement, dishonesty ...
Time: 90s
Place: armenia, canada, turkey, macedonia
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Without Gorky (2011)
Country:
Duration: 58 min.
Story: Without Gorky is a personal journey into a powerful family tragedy. At the centre of the film are the conversations between the director, Cosima, and her grandmother, Mougouch. The whole family has been shaped by the legacy left by Cosima's ...
Plot: armenian, family history, painter, suicide, famous painting, armenian genocide, artist, genocide
Place: armenia
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Do Not Forget Me Istanbul (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: Turkey, Greece
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Several directors from countries of the region were invited to create stories taking place in and around the beautiful city of Istanbul, in the vein of “Paris, je t’aime” and “New York, I love you”. They come together to remind viewers ...
Plot: greek, armenian, musician, diaspora, armenian genocide, genocide
Place: ottoman empire, istanbul turkey, turkey
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 5.6
 117
Nahapet (1977)
Genre: Drama
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Story of a strong-willed man, Nahapet, who lost his family during the 1915 Genocide is an eternal story of resurrection.
Plot: armenian genocide, armenian, world war one, genocide, survivor, bolshevik, communism
Time: year 1915, 1910s
Place: soviet union, armenia
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 6.7
 130
Lost Birds (2015)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Turkey
Duration: 90 min.
Story: It is 1915 in an Armenian village in Anatolia. Bedo and Maryam return from their secret dovecote only to find an empty house and a ghost village. The children embark on a journey to search for their mother, along with their bird 'Bacik.'
Plot: deportation, children, armenian, armenian genocide, genocide
Time: year 1915
Place: armenia
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Armenia, My Love... (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: The destiny of a happy Armenian family, whose life will change forever in 1915, Ottoman Empire, (Armenian land), now Turkey and whose beautiful dreams will become memories in the eyes of the most famous Armenian American painter, who lives to paint ...
Plot: genocide, mass murder, armenian, armenian genocide
Time: year 1915
Place: ottoman empire, armenia, turkey
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 6.8
 743
Next of Kin (1984)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 70 min.
Story: Twenty-three-year old Peter Foster is an only child who lives at home, where he constantly hears his parents arguing. Because Peter does nothing all day, the family goes to a clinic where a therapist videotapes them. After Peter watches his tape, he ...
Style: serious, realistic, psychological
Plot: adoption, dysfunctional family, suburbs, crumbling marriage, parents and children, siblings relations, custody, family gatherings, family in crisis, haunted by the past, suburban life, teenage life ...
Time: 80s
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 7.5
 3K
Mother (1991)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 157 min.
Story: Henri Verneuil was born Achod Malakian of Armenian parentage on October 15, 1920, in Rodosto, Turkey, and his family fled to France and settled in Marseilles when he was a young child. He later recounted his childhood experience in the novel Mayrig, ...
Plot: diaspora, armenian genocide, provence, armenian, genocide, mother, harbor, mass murder, exile, refugee
Place: marseille, armenia, france
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 7.0
 2K
Mother (1992)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 130 min.
Story: This family drama is the sequel to director Henri Verneuil's autobiographical film, Mayrig. It takes place some forty years after the end of the previous film. In the earlier film, a young man has moved with his family to Marseilles from ...
Style: serious, touching, realistic, gloomy
Plot: elderly lovers, parents and children, hotel, family gatherings, family in crisis, lovers reunited, love and romance, family relations, immigrants, writer's life, elderly, society ...
Time: 90s
Place: europe, france, ottoman empire
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If Only Everyone (2012)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Armenia
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A beautiful girl named Sasha from Russia comes to Armenia. Born between Russian father and Armenian mother, Sasha is searching for the grave of her father who died in the Karabakh War. Karabakh, which was the territory of the Azerbaijani Republic ...
Style: touching, semi serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: haunted by the past, on the road, dealing with death, escapades, veteran, armenian, young woman, tree, shepherd, soldier
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, armenia
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 7.1
 22K
Tangerine (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: It's Christmas Eve in Tinseltown and Sin-Dee is back on the block. Upon hearing that her pimp boyfriend hasn't been faithful during the 28 days she was locked up, the working girl and her best friend, Alexandra, embark on a mission to get ...
Style: talky, dark humor, bleak, tense, enigmatic ...
Plot: transsexuality, lgbt, christmas eve, taxi, laundromat, taxi driver, prostitute, sex, hollywood, black lgbt, prostitution, friendship ...
Place: los angeles, california
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The Last Ottoman: Knockout Ali (2007)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama, History, War
Country: Turkey
Duration: 119 min.
Story: After the First World War, the Allies occupy Istanbul. The protagonist, Yandim Ali is a rogue, discharged from the navy, who doesn't believe that the country can be saved, until he meets Mustafa Kemal (Ataturk), who plans to start a resistance ...
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, exciting
Plot: tough heroes, heroes, rebellion, adventure, rebelliousness, political unrest, revolution, danger, escapades, state affairs, ex military, occupation ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century
Place: turkey, istanbul turkey, ottoman empire
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Roman J. Israel, Esq. (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada, United Arab Emirates, USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Hard-nosed liberal lawyer Roman J. Israel has been fighting the good fight forever while others take the credit. When his partner – the firm’s frontman – has a heart attack, Israel suddenly takes on that role. He soon discovers some unsettling ...
Plot: murder, lawyer, briefcase, courtroom, civil rights, african american, court, death of protagonist, execution, money, kiss, eyeglasses ...
Place: los angeles
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 7.3
 6K
120 (2008)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Turkey
Duration: 114 min.
Story: During the Sarikamis Battle, the Ottoman army runs out of ammunition and appeals to the people of Van for help, who happen to have supplies. However, the First World War is on and all men are fighting at four corners of the empire and therefore can ...
Style: captivating, serious, realistic, based on true events
Plot: genocide, school, church, siblings relations, war, mountain, battles, against humanity, military, fictional reality, nationalism, world war one ...
Place: turkey, ottoman empire
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 6.3
 206
1922 (1978)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Greece
Duration: 135 min.
Story: Based on the book by Ilias Venezis "The Number 31328", the film by Nikos Koundouros unfolds through the personal tragedies of three characters, the Asia Minor Disaster and the agonizing travails of the Asia Minor Greeks who had been ...
Plot: nationalism, greek, village, execution, brutality, female nudity, massacre, rape, troops, christian, genocide, stabbing ...
Time: 1920s
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Ursus in the Valley of the Lions (1961)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Bodybuilder Ed Fury stars as the legendary Ursus in this above-average sword-and-sandal adventure from veteran director Carlo Campogalliani. The plot concerns Ursus' attempts to rescue his kidnapped fiancee, aided by a pretty blind slave girl. ...
Plot: sword and sandal, dog, horse riding, net, bathing, lion, barbarian, hyena, beefcake, elephant, strongman, king ...
Place: dungeon
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 6.0
 42
Komitas (1989)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Belgium, UK, West Germany
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The film is dedicated to the Armenian monk and genius composer Komitas, and the 2 million victims on his people in Turkey in 1915. The final 20 years of Komitas life were spent in various mental hospitals. The destiny of Komitas? This is the magic ...
Plot: armenian, scroll, symbolism, sadness, sheep, monk, mural, mental institution, flashback, skull, genocide, composer ...
Time: 1910s
Place: armenia
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 6.9
 180
The Blue Hour (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Story: Several strangers in Los Angeles weave their stories of loss and hope, not knowing that their lives have brushed up against each others in small but sometimes profound ways
Plot: anger, faith, creativity, school, chase, flashback, professor, medication, loner, husband wife relationship, headphones, cigarette smoking ...
Place: california
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