Arab culture movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant arab culture movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out serious, realistic, captivating, emotional, rough and gloomy films and TV shows about / with arab culture, arab, muslim, family relations, desert, flashback, camel, society, religion and friendship plots mostly in Drama, Biography and History genres shot in UK, USA, Morocco and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as arab culture: Omar (2012), Dunia (2005), Muhammad: The Messenger of God (2015), Muhammad: The Last Prophet (2002), The Message (1976), The World's Greatest Fair (2004), Kick (2007), Zozo (2005), The Message (1976), Jarhead (2005).

List of arab culture movies

Omar (2012)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Morocco
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: The life of Umar Ibn Al-Khattab, the second Caliph of Islamic State, before and after he embraces in Islam.
Style: serious, realistic, christian film, rough
Plot: islam, prophet, koran, muslim, arab culture, arabic history, conquering, family relations, arab, christian, religious persecution, jewish ...
Time: 7th century
Place: jerusalem, persia, arabia
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Dunia (2005)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Egypt, Lebanon, France
Duration: 112 min.
Story: After studying literature at Cairo University, Dunia, 23 years old, wants to become a professional dancer. She attends audition for an oriental dance contest where she recites Arabian poetry without any body movement. She explain to the perplexed ...
Style: thought provoking, disturbing, serious, realistic
Plot: self discovery, audition, liberation, friendship, belly dancer, freedom, sensuality, professor, feminism, tradition, sexual repression, husband wife relationship ...
Place: cairo egypt, egypt, middle east
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Muhammad: The Messenger of God (2015)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Iran
Duration: 162 min.
Story: By the order of King of Habasha Abraha, one of his army commanders charges ahead Mecca to ruin the House of God. He leads thousands of soldiers, horses and elephants all fully equipped. By God’s will in 3km distance from Mecca, in its outskirts ...
Style: sincere, captivating, serious, christian film
Plot: prophet, islam, judaism, religion, family relations, battles, caravan, muslim, idol, husband wife relationship, slavery, prophecy ...
Time: 7th century
Place: arabia, iran
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Muhammad: The Last Prophet (2002)
Genre: Animation, Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: More than fourteen centuries ago, Mecca was filled with gambling, drunkenness, slavery, the mistreatment of women, and greed. The holy Ka'bah was littered with idol gods. Pilgrims came by the thousands to worship them. Quarysh, Mecca's ...
Style: serious, sincere, realistic, captivating
Audience: family outing
Plot: prophet, desert, folk hero, leadership, human spirit, self discovery, ambition, good versus evil, miraculous event, fighting the system, introspection, righting the wronged ...
Time: middle ages, ancient history, 7th century
Place: middle east, arabia
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The Message (1976)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: Libya, Morocco, Egypt, Saudi Arabia
Duration: 207 min.
Story: The story of prophet "Muhammad" and the delivery of the message of God "Allah".
Style: based on true events, cult film
Plot: prophet, islam, muslim, arab, sahara, text messaging, message, historical character, death, faith, revenge, prayer ...
Place: middle east, saudi arabia
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The World's Greatest Fair (2004)
Genre: History
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: The largest world's fair in history (which took place in St. Louis in 1904) included the first Olympic Games on American soil, where competitors were openly administered drugs and marathon runners were chased off course by dogs. Other firsts ...
Plot: world's fair, horse, telegraph, female photographer, ice cream cone, publisher, train, indigenous people, tribe, zeppelin, president, car ...
Time: 1900s
Place: chicago illinois, missouri
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Kick (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Romance
Country: Australia
TV show
Story: Kick is an Australian television series that was first broadcast on 9 June 2007 on SBS TV. It is set in Brunswick in Melbourne, Australia. The series follows the adventures of wild twenty-something Miki Mavros who is forced to move back in with her ...
Plot: lesbianism, betrayal, doctor, lesbian relationship, brother sister relationship, competition, mother daughter relationship, fencing, art class, gym, hijab, lesbian ...
Place: australia
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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: touching, emotional, serious, realistic, gloomy
Plot: orphan, immigrants, young heroes, fish out of water, parents and children, wartime life, society, life is a bitch, youth, lebanese, young love, misfit ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: sweden, lebanon, middle east, europe, beirut lebanon
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The Message (1976)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: Lebanon, Libya, Kuwait, Morocco, UK, Saudi Arabia, Egypt
Duration: 177 min.
Story: Handsomely-mounted historical epic concerns the birth of the Islamic faith and the story of the prophet Mohammed.
Style: epic, rough, captivating, exciting, controversial ...
Plot: muslim, arab, desert, religions or cults, prophet, battles, exile, islam, society, adventure, leadership, oppression ...
Time: ancient history, 7th century, middle ages
Place: middle east, arabia
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Jarhead (2005)
Genre: Action, Biography, Drama, War
Country: USA, UK, Germany
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Jarhead is a film about a US Marine Anthony Swofford’s experience in the Gulf War. After putting up with an arduous boot camp, Swafford and his unit are sent to the Persian Gulf where they are eager to fight, but are forced to stay back from the ...
Style: intense, realistic, disturbing, tense, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gulf war, marines, u.s. military, iraq war, american soldier, boot camp, anti war, death, military life, pride and honor, basic training, war ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 1990s, year 1990, year 1989 ...
Place: iraq, saudi arabia, middle east, hawaii, philadelphia ...
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The Chipmunk Adventure (1987)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Alvin has entered himself and Simon and Theodore in a hot-air balloon race around the world against the Chipettes to deliver diamonds for a group of diamond smugglers. The winners will collect a prize of $100,000. Kids and adults will enjoy this ...
Style: not serious, feel good, humorous, cult film
Audience: preschoolers, kids, family outing
Plot: chipmunk, danger, chase, balloon, unlikely partners, rescue, heroes, young heroes, imaginary, chases and races, escapades, best friends ...
Time: 80s
Place: egypt, antarctica, athens greece, mexico, europe ...
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Ajami (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Germany, Israel, UK
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Ajami is an area of Tel Aviv in Israel where Arabs, Palestinians, Jews and Christians live together in a tense atmosphere. Omar, an Israeli Arab, struggles to save his family from a gang of extortionists. He also courts a beautiful Christian girl: ...
Style: sincere, rough, emotional, serious, bleak ...
Plot: forbidden love, realism, family problems, life turned upside down, police brutality, family feud, family in danger, missing person, vengeance, rivalry, society, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: israel, tel aviv israel, middle east, palestinian authority, palestine
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Saving Private Perez (2011)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Western
Country: Mexico
Duration: 105 min.
Story: La vida ha llevado a Julián Pérez por caminos equivocados, pero el destino le presentará a este hombre la oportunidad de encontrar su redención cuando es enviado a la misión más peligrosa y noble de toda su vida, una misión ordenada por la ...
Style: humorous, dark humor, exciting, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: rescue, adventure, danger, obsessive quest, crimes, missing person, escapades, heroism, unlikely hero, mission, redemption, hopes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: iraq, middle east, latin america, mexico, istanbul turkey ...
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My Brother the Devil (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Fourteen-year-old Mo is a lonely, sensitive boy whose hunger for the rant and banter of buddies makes him prone to tread dangerous territories. He idolizes his handsome older brother, Rashid, a charismatic, well-respected member of a local gang, ...
Style: bleak, touching, realistic, serious, rough ...
Plot: gang, family relations, life is a bitch, urban ghetto life, interracial relations, gang war, crimes, juvenile delinquency, gay, brother brother relationship, teenage boy, father son relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, london, europe, east end london
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Goodbye Gary Cooper (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Au milieu de nulle part, une cité ouvrière vidée de sa population depuis quelques années déjà. Pourtant, certains habitants ont décidé d'y rester, plus par choix que par nécessité, parce que c'est là qu'ils sont nés et ...
Style: touching, serious, realistic, captivating, emotional
Plot: factory, single parent, unemployment, workplace, life is a bitch, society, hopes, family problems, family relations, isolation, working class, parents and children ...
Place: france, europe, south of france
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