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, emotional, captivating, touching and feel good films and TV shows about / with muslim, family relations, society, islam, culture clash, politics, mentor, honest, religion and storytelling plots mostly in Drama, History and War genres shot in USA, UK, Germany and other countries.
muslim movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as muslim: The Message (1976), My Name Is Khan (2010), Monsieur Ibrahim (2003), Rise of Empires: Ottoman (2020), Black Gold (2011), Skam (2015), Four Lions (2010), In the Name of God (2007), Ali (2001), Black Friday (2004).

List of muslim movies

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, exciting, captivating ...
Plot: muslim, arab, prophet, desert, religions or cults, exile, battles, islam, oppression, society, leadership, adventure ...
Time: ancient history, 7th century, middle ages
Place: middle east, arabia
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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, realistic, sincere ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: muslim, asperger's syndrome, islam, false accusation, prejudice, journey, autism, mental illness, true love, false arrest, racism, fall in love ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, mumbai india, san francisco, india
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Monsieur Ibrahim (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 95 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, atmospheric ...
Plot: muslim, friendship, adoption, generation gap, koran, family relations, man boy relationship, self discovery, coming of age, teaching the ways of the world, youth, parents and children ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: paris france, europe, albania, persia, turkey ...
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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, roman empire, war, sword, castle, historian, storyteller ...
Place: ottoman empire, turkey, istanbul turkey, constantinople
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Black Gold (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, suspenseful, exciting, epic ...
Plot: muslim, desert, tribe, manipulations, sheik, political intrigue, parents and children, bedouin, head of state, royal family, political unrest, state affairs ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s
Place: middle east, arabia
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The Great Seljuks: Guardians of Justice (2020)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Turkey
Duration: 120 min.
TV show
Story: The growth of the great Seljuk Empire. An epic journey with love, secrets and struggle for the pursuit of order in the world and justice.
Style: tense, captivating, stylized, atmospheric, realistic ...
Plot: sultan, muslim, turk, conquering, battles, fight scenes, roman empire, koran, trap, assassin, archer, sword ...
Time: 11th century
Place: turkey
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Skam (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, lgbt, teenage boy, teenage sex, teenager, gay teenager, teenage protagonist, gay relationship, friendship, high school hunk, teenage girl, teen angst ...
Time: contemporary
Place: norway, oslo norway, scandinavia
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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: humorous, not serious, satirical, cult film, funny ...
Plot: terrorism, muslim, recruit, satire, stupidity, suicide bomber, dark humor, suicide, farce, goofy hero, comedy of errors, bomb ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: england, pakistan, yorkshire, europe, northern england ...
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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: serious, tense, bleak, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: terrorism, muslim, false accusation, islam, culture clash, falsely accused, family relations, family disapproval, escape attempt, social relations, false arrest, oppression ...
Time: 21st century, september 11 2001, contemporary
Place: pakistan, chicago illinois, usa, asia, middle east ...
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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, muslim, athlete's life, friendship, racism, african american, comeback, politics, rise to the top, human spirit, ambition ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 70s, 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, muslim, terrorist, interrogation, investigation, politics, law enforcement, legal, society, deadly, life is a bitch, danger ...
Time: 90s, year 1993, 1990s
Place: india, asia, bombay india, dubai, kolkata ...
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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, terrorist, muslim, deception, prince, fbi, chase, interrogation, evidence, loss of friend ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: middle east, saudi arabia, washington d.c., usa, iraq
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The Clone (2001)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: Brazil
Duration: 60 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: emotional, romantic, sentimental, philosophical, sexy
Plot: love triangle, love, marriage, cloning, forced marriage, muslim, temptation, forbidden love, loveless marriage, islam, escape, sin ...
Place: morocco, brazil
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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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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, spain, manchester, 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: betrayal, childhood, muslim, friendship, redemption, courage, guilt, haunted by the past, secret, escapades, rape, mission ...
Time: 70s, 80s, contemporary, 20th century, 21st century ...
Place: afghanistan, middle east, san francisco, pakistan, 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, government agency, surveillance, spy, treason, terrorist ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: israel, usa, virginia, iraq, iran ...
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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, funny, feel good ...
Audience: teens
Plot: exchange student, family relations, high school, muslim, culture clash, social relations, society, youth, friendship, friends, 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, heroes, danger, race against time, fbi, chases and races, pretense, outsmarting ...
Place: los angeles, usa, america
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Gandhi (1982)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: UK, India, USA, South Africa
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, idealism, freedom, protest, muslim, religious intolerance, fighting the system, political unrest, politics, state affairs, life philosophy ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, 1920s, 1930s, 1940s ...
Place: india, england, new delhi, europe, asia ...
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Omar (2012)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Morocco
Duration: 45 min.
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Story: The life of Umar Ibn Al-Khattab, the second Caliph of Islamic State, before and after he embraces in Islam.
Style: serious, realistic, rough, christian film
Plot: islam, prophet, koran, muslim, arabic history, arab culture, family relations, conquering, arab, christian, religious persecution, controversy ...
Time: 7th century
Place: jerusalem, persia, arabia
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Takva: A Man's Fear of God (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany, Turkey
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Humble and introvert Muharrem lives in a solitary and meager existence of a prayer and sexual abstinence adhering strictly to the most severe Islamic doctrines.His extraordinary devotion attracts the attention of the leader of a rich and powerful ...
Style: realistic, atmospheric, sincere, serious, emotional ...
Plot: society, muslim, conservative, islam, religions or cults, family relations, politics, fall in love, solitary, new job, faith, koran ...
Time: contemporary
Place: istanbul turkey
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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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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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The Road to Guantanamo (2006)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Part drama, part documentary, The Road to Guantánamo focuses on the Tipton Three, a trio of British Muslims who were held in Guantanamo Bay for two years until they were released without charge.
Style: rough, disturbing, realistic, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: terrorism, pow, muslim, injustice, u.s. army, warning, life is a bitch, dishonesty, rage, couples, crimes, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s, year 2001, year 2003, year 2004 ...
Place: cuba, latin america, afghanistan, pakistan, middle east ...
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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, captivating, tense, thought provoking ...
Plot: computer virus, immigrants, muslim, rebellion, uncover truth, rebelliousness, society, family relations, militant, political unrest, missing person, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: algeria, canada, quebec
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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: realistic, serious, emotional, touching, bleak ...
Plot: bosnian war, forbidden love, muslim, life is a bitch, love affair, romance, wartime life, couple relations, couples, love and romance, war, prisoner ...
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, serious, realistic, homoerotic ...
Plot: gay, gay relationship, family relations, tradition, muslim, gay couple, culture clash, interracial relations, self discovery, closeted homosexual, opposites attract, society ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: belgium, europe, antwerp, turkey
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Wadjda (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Saudi Arabia, Netherlands, Germany, Jordan, United Arab Emirates, USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Wadjda is a 10-year-old girl living in a suburb of Riyadh, the capital of Saudi Arabia. Although she lives in a conservative world, Wadjda is fun loving, entrepreneurial and always pushing the boundaries of what she can get away with. After a fight ...
Style: touching, serious, realistic, sincere, talky ...
Plot: school, childhood, family relations, muslim, dreams, traditional versus modern, fighting the system, gender, parents and children, teachers and students, troublemaker, everyday life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: saudi arabia, middle east, iran, japan
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