Armenian genocide movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant armenian genocide movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, serious, gloomy, emotional, touching and suspenseful films and TV shows about / with armenian genocide, genocide, armenian, mass murder, world war one, family relations, diaspora, assassination, against humanity and deportation plots mostly in Drama, War and History genres shot in France, USA, Turkey and other countries.
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armenian genocide movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as armenian genocide: The Promise (2016), 1915 (2015), Army of Crime (2009), Armenia (2006), Don't Tell Me the Boy Was Mad (2015), The Cut (2014), The Lark Farm (2007), Aram (2002), Invisible World (2012), Assignment Berlin (1982).

List of armenian genocide movies

 6.1
 164K
The Promise (2016)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Spain, USA
Duration: 133 min.
Story: Set during the last days of the Ottoman Empire, a love triangle develops between Mikael, a brilliant medical student, the beautiful and sophisticated artist Ana, and Chris, a renowned American journalist based in Paris.
Style: factual, heartbreaking, sentimental, suspenseful, thought provoking ...
Plot: love triangle, armenian genocide, journalist, medical student, genocide, mass murder, tragic love, forced marriage, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, love affair, family relations, running for your life ...
Time: 1910s
Place: ottoman empire, istanbul turkey, turkey, medical school
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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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Army of Crime (2009)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: France
Duration: 139 min.
Story: This gripping historical drama recounts the story of Armenian-born Missak Manouchian, a woodworker and political activist who led an immigrant laborer division of the Parisian Resistance on 30 operations against the Nazis in 1943. The Nazis branded ...
Style: serious, gloomy, realistic, suspenseful, rough
Plot: resistance, ss, assassination, human spirit, war, rebelliousness, armenian genocide, political unrest, wartime life, crimes, nazi occupation, danger ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s, year 1942
Place: france, paris france
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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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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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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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 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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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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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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Without Gorky (2011)
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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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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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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
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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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 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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 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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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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Corto Maltese: La maison dorée de Samarkand (2002)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Drama, War
Country: France
Duration: 79 min.
Story: Hugo Pratt's famous comics adventurer, Corto Maltese while sojourning in Adana, Turkey, discovers a map to the treasure of Cyrus, an ancient king of Persia. To assist him in his quest, he enlists his old friend/nemesis the unbelievable ...
Plot: prison, historical figure, lost treasure, armenian genocide, red army, army, suicide
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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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 8.2
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1914-1918 (1996)
Genre: Documentary, Biography, History, Sport, War
Country: UK, USA
Story: The Great War and the Shaping of the 20th Century is a 1996 documentary series that aired on PBS. It chronicles World War I over eight episodes. It was narrated by Dame Judi Dench in the UK and Salome Jens in the United States. The series won two ...
Plot: mud, steel helmet, lynching, blindness, armenian genocide, mask, cemetery, canadian, strike, hospital, african, uniform ...
Time: 1910s
Place: versailles, mexico, france, belgium
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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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