Muslim movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant muslim movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, serious, captivating, dramatic, touching and emotional films and TV shows about / with muslim, society, islam, culture clash, family relations, death, mentor, storytelling, violence and politics plots mostly in Drama, Romance and History genres shot in USA, UK, France and other countries.
muslim movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as muslim: My Name Is Khan (2010), The Clone (2001), The Message (1976), Rise of Empires: Ottoman (2020), Day of the Falcon (2011), Shame (2015), Ae Fond Kiss... (2004), The Kite Runner (2007), A Prophet (2009), Homeland (2011).

List of muslim movies

My Name Is Khan (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: India, USA, United Arab Emirates, Hong Kong
Duration: 165 min.
Story: Rizwan Khan, a Muslim from the Borivali section of Mumbai, has Asperger's syndrome. He marries a Hindu single mother, Mandira, in San Francisco. After 9/11, Rizwan is detained by authorities at LAX who treat him as a terrorist because of his ...
Style: touching, uplifting, serious, sincere, sentimental ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: muslim, islam, asperger's syndrome, prejudice, false accusation, journey, autism, mental illness, true love, racism, fall in love, optimism ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, san francisco, india
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The Clone (2001)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: Brazil
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: O Clone is a Brazilian TV Series/Telenovela that ran on the Rede Globo Network from October 1, 2001 to June 15, 2002, airing 221 episodes.
Style: romantic, emotional, philosophical, sexy, sentimental
Plot: muslim, love triangle, love, marriage, forced marriage, cloning, temptation, escape, islam, sin, loveless marriage, true love ...
Place: morocco, brazil
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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, controversial, captivating, exciting ...
Plot: muslim, arab, desert, religions or cults, prophet, exile, battles, islam, society, adventure, leadership, oppression ...
Time: ancient history, 7th century, middle ages
Place: middle east, arabia
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Rise of Empires: Ottoman (2020)
Genre: Documentary, Drama, History, War
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: Ottoman Sultan Mehmed II wages an epic campaign to take the Byzantine capital of Constantinople and shapes the course of history for centuries.
Plot: sultan, muslim, conquering, turk, battles, harem, war, roman empire, sword, castle, historian, storyteller ...
Place: ottoman empire, turkey, istanbul turkey, constantinople
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Day of the Falcon (2011)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Country: France, Italy, Qatar, Tunisia
Duration: 130 min.
Story: On the Arabian Peninsula in the 1930s, two warring leaders come face to face. The victorious Nesib, Emir of Hobeika, lays down his peace terms to rival Amar, Sultan of Salmaah. The two men agree that neither can lay claim to the area of no man’s ...
Style: realistic, serious, exciting, suspenseful, epic ...
Plot: muslim, desert, manipulations, bedouin, tribe, political intrigue, parents and children, family relations, conservative, head of state, state affairs, society ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s
Place: middle east, arabia
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Shame (2015)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Norway
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: The story of a young teenager group, born 1999, and a pupil on Hartvig Nissens upper secondary school in Oslo, and her friends and their life, troubles, scandals and every day life. Which of the members represented changes per season.
Style: emotional, sweet, dramatic, realistic, serious ...
Audience: teen drama, teens
Plot: teenage sexuality, teenager, teenage boy, lgbt, teenage sex, teenage protagonist, friendship, teenage girl, teen angst, gay teenager, gay relationship, friendship between girls ...
Time: contemporary
Place: norway, oslo norway, scandinavia
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Ae Fond Kiss... (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, Italy, Germany, Spain, Belgium
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A young man upsets his Punjabi family when he falls in love with an Irish schoolteacher.
Style: realistic, sentimental, touching, emotional, serious ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: muslim, culture clash, racism, family relations, romance, arranged marriage, forbidden love, tragic love, society, immigrants, marriage, irish ...
Time: 70s
Place: glasgow scotland, scotland, manchester, spain, pakistan ...
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The Kite Runner (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, China, UK, Afghanistan
Duration: 128 min.
Story: After spending years in California, Amir returns to his homeland in Afghanistan to help his old friend Hassan, whose son is in trouble.
Style: emotional, disturbing, sincere, psychological, realistic ...
Plot: muslim, betrayal, childhood, friendship, redemption, courage, guilt, haunted by the past, secret, escapades, rape, mission ...
Time: 70s, 80s, contemporary, 20th century, 21st century ...
Place: afghanistan, middle east, pakistan, san francisco, california
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A Prophet (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 155 min.
Story: Sentenced to six years in prison, Malik El Djebena (Tahar Rahim) is alone in the world and can neither read nor write. On his arrival at the prison, he seems younger and more brittle than the others detained there. At once he falls under the sway of ...
Style: rough, tense, bleak, atmospheric, harsh ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mafia, prison, gangsters, muslim, prison life, cruelty, convict, confined, racial slur, respect, guilt, power struggle ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe, marseille, paris france, california
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Homeland (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 55 min.
TV show
Story: CIA officer Carrie Mathison is tops in her field despite being bipolar, which makes her volatile and unpredictable. With the help of her long-time mentor Saul Berenson, Carrie fearlessly risks everything, including her personal well-being and even ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, serious, captivating, twists and turns ...
Plot: cia, terrorism, espionage, top secret, explosion, investigation, danger, surveillance, treason, paranoia, muslim, spy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: israel, usa, virginia, iraq, langley virginia ...
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Persepolis (2007)
Genre: Animation, Biography, Drama, Family, History, War
Country: France, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: In 1970s Iran, Marjane 'Marji' Statrapi watches events through her young eyes and her idealistic family of a long dream being fulfilled of the hated Shah's defeat in the Iranian Revolution of 1979. However as Marji grows up, she ...
Style: serious, thought provoking, realistic, adult animation, rough ...
Plot: revolution, muslim, freedom, society, life is a bitch, depression, rebellion, self discovery, politics, coming of age, childhood, oppression ...
Time: 70s, 80s, 90s, 20th century, 1990s ...
Place: iran, middle east, france, paris france, tehran iran ...
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Tanhaji: The Unsung Warrior (2020)
Genre: Action, Biography, Drama, History
Country: India
Duration: 135 min.
Story: When Aurangzeb recruits his trusted soldier Udaybhan to control the Kondhana fort, Shivaji's military leader Tanhaji Malusare and his army of Maratha warriors set out to recapture the fortress.
Style: epic, serious, captivating, exciting
Plot: muslim, warrior, military, sword fight, battles, hindu, army, emperor, death, fort, king, real life husband and wife play husband and wife ...
Time: 17th century
Place: india
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Four Lions (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: UK, France
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Four Lions tells the story of a group of British jihadists who push their abstract dreams of glory to the breaking point. As the wheels fly off, and their competing ideologies clash, what emerges is an emotionally engaging (and entirely plausible) ...
Style: dark humor, humorous, not serious, satirical, funny ...
Plot: terrorism, recruit, farce, muslim, stupidity, suicide bomber, satire, suicide, goofy hero, comedy of errors, bomb, dimwit ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: england, pakistan, yorkshire, europe, northern england ...
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Aliens in America (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Aliens in America is an American sitcom created by David Guarascio and Moses Port that aired on The CW for one season from 2007–2008. Guarascio and Port also served as executive producers of the show alongside Tim Doyle. Luke Greenfield directed ...
Style: humorous, sitcom, light, feel good, entertaining ...
Audience: teens
Plot: family relations, high school, muslim, culture clash, exchange student, friendship, society, youth, high school life, fish out of water, prejudice, christianity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: wisconsin, usa
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Sleeper Cell (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: A chilling and unflinching look at all sides of a complicated issue, focusing on an African-American Muslim who joins an Islamic sleeper terrorist cell in the United States while working undercover for the FBI.
Style: tense, captivating, suspenseful, rough, bleak ...
Plot: muslim, undercover agent, terrorist, undercover, terrorism, danger, heroes, race against time, fbi, chases and races, bomb, pretense ...
Place: los angeles, usa, america
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Gandhi (1982)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: UK, India
Duration: 191 min.
Story: In the early years of the 20th century, Mohandas K. Gandhi, a British-trained lawyer, forsakes all worldly possessions to take up the cause of Indian independence. Faced with armed resistance from the British government, Gandhi adopts a policy of ...
Style: realistic, emotional, uplifting, serious, factual ...
Plot: human spirit, leadership, freedom, idealism, protest, muslim, religious intolerance, political unrest, fighting the system, politics, state affairs, life philosophy ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, 1920s, 1930s, 1940s ...
Place: india, england, new delhi, europe, asia ...
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Monsieur Ibrahim (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Monsieur Ibrahim is a story about a young Jewish boy in Paris who meets an old Muslim Turkish grocery store owner. The film touches the themes of friendship and love as the old man is a father figure to the boy as he teaches him of the Koran. The ...
Style: touching, sentimental, feel good, uplifting, serious ...
Plot: friendship, adoption, muslim, generation gap, koran, family relations, man boy relationship, self discovery, coming of age, teaching the ways of the world, young heroes, parents and children ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: paris france, europe, turkey, albania, persia ...
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In the Name of God (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: Pakistan
Duration: 168 min.
Story: The film is about the difficult situation in which the Pakistanis in particular and the Muslims in general are caught up since 9/11. There is a war going on between the Fundamentalists and the Liberal Muslims. This situation is creating a drift not ...
Style: tense, serious, realistic, bleak
Plot: terrorism, false accusation, muslim, islam, culture clash, falsely accused, life is a bitch, misfit, oppression, family relations, social relations, escape attempt ...
Time: 21st century, september 11 2001, contemporary
Place: pakistan, chicago illinois, usa, asia, middle east ...
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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, friendship, sexual identity, muslim, sexual attraction, actress, wedding, virginity, lesbian, 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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Dirty Pretty Things (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 97 min.
Story: An urban hotel in London is a gathering and flash point for legal and illegal immigrants attempting to cobble together their lives in a new country. The immigrants include Senay, a Turkish woman, and a Nigerian doctor named Okwe who is working as a ...
Style: bleak, thought provoking, suspenseful, tense, harsh ...
Plot: hotel, immigrants, friendship, theft, maid, blackmail, black market, muslim, illegal immigration, surgery, prostitute, social decay ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: london, england, europe, nigeria, turkey ...
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Ali (2001)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 157 min.
Story: In 1964, a brash, new pro boxer, fresh from his Olympic gold medal victory, explodes onto the scene: Cassius Clay. Bold and outspoken, he cuts an entirely new image for African Americans in sport with his proud public self-confidence and his ...
Style: uplifting, touching, sincere, thought provoking, realistic ...
Plot: boxing, civil rights, athlete's life, friendship, racism, muslim, african american, comeback, politics, rise to the top, human spirit, ambition ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 60s, 1960s, year 1974 ...
Place: africa, nigeria, usa
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Black Friday (2004)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, History
Country: India
Duration: 143 min.
Story: Under torture, Indian gangster Tiger Memon confesses to his involvement in a plot to set off explosives throughout Bombay. The police choose not to believe him, however, and bombs tear through the city that Friday, wreaking havoc and polarizing the ...
Style: serious, disturbing, tense, suspense, non-linear ...
Plot: terrorism, terrorist, muslim, interrogation, investigation, politics, legal, society, law enforcement, life is a bitch, deadly, danger ...
Time: 90s, year 1993, 1990s
Place: india, asia, kolkata, pakistan, bombay india ...
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The Kingdom (2007)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany, United Arab Emirates
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A team of U.S. government agents is sent to investigate the bombing of an American facility in the Middle East.
Style: realistic, suspenseful, twists and turns, exciting, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, special agents, investigation, fbi, terrorist, prince, chase, deception, interrogation, muslim, evidence, loss of friend ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: saudi arabia, middle east, washington d.c., usa, iraq
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Head-On (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Germany, Turkey
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Head On is German director Fatih Akin’s story of the alcoholic Cahit and Turkish Sibel. Akin tells the story of a love that can never be between two people who are too alike to not be together.
Style: bleak, emotional, serious, psychological, disturbing ...
Plot: suicide attempt, marriage, muslim, culture clash, romance, love, love affair, destructive relationship, human nature, redemption, self destructing, self esteem ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: germany, turkey, hamburg germany, europe, frankfurt germany ...
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London River (2009)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: UK, France, Algeria
Duration: 84 min.
Story: After traveling to London to check on their missing children in the wake of the 2005 London terror attacks on the city, two strangers come to discover their respective children had been living together at the time of the attacks
Style: atmospheric, realistic, psychological, captivating, tense ...
Plot: missing person, koran, muslim, terrorism, parents and children, family relations, track down, bigotry, terrorist bombing, religious differences, father, investigation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: london, england, europe
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Tar Angel (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Newly-arrived Ahmed tries to integrate his family to the canadian society, while attempting to control his son's life orientation.
Style: suspenseful, disturbing, tense, captivating, thought provoking ...
Plot: computer virus, immigrants, muslim, uncover truth, rebelliousness, rebellion, society, family relations, militant, political unrest, missing person, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: algeria, canada, quebec
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Citizen Khan (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Family-based sitcom set in the capital of British Pakistan - Sparkhill, Birmingham. Citizen Khan follows the trials and tribulations of loud-mouthed, tight-fisted, self-appointed community leader Mr Khan and his long suffering family, wife Mrs Khan ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, light, captivating, feel good ...
Plot: muslim, family life, family relations, society, parents and children, satire, ethnic, immigrants, social relations, indoor, family, sports fan ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england
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In the Land of Blood and Honey (2011)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: During the Bosnian War, Danijel, a soldier fighting for the Serbs, re-encounters Ajla, a Bosnian who's now a captive in his camp he oversees. Their once promising connection has become ambiguous as their motives have changed.
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, touching, gloomy ...
Plot: bosnian war, forbidden love, muslim, violence, life is a bitch, love affair, couples, romance, wartime life, couple relations, love and romance, war ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: sarajevo, europe, bosnia, former yugoslavia, bosnia herzegovina
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Mixed Kebab (2012)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Belgium
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Ibrahim chooses to fall for young and handsome Kevin over marrying his cute but expensive cousin Elif while kid brother Furkan converts to Islamic fundamentalism.
Style: sincere, touching, realistic, serious, gay cinema ...
Plot: family relations, muslim, tradition, gay couple, culture clash, interracial relations, self discovery, opposites attract, society, lgbt, gay, gay relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: belgium, europe, antwerp, turkey
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The Uniform (2004)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 174 min.
Story: Just as he is preparing for his daughter's wedding, a veteran policeman is assigned to a crack team transporting a Pakistani secret agent to trial.
Style: exciting, rough, suspenseful, bleak, serious ...
Plot: terrorism, murder, muslim, law enforcement, crimes, danger, rivalry, dishonesty, vengeance, bollywood, small town life, small town ...
Time: contemporary
Place: india, asia, mumbai india
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