Hijab movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant hijab movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, serious, touching, suspense, sincere and captivating films and TV shows about / with hijab, society, muslim, islam, friendship, family relations, life is a bitch, husband wife relationship, father son relationship and youth plots mostly in Drama, Crime and Thriller genres shot in Iran, France, USA and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as hijab: Caliphate (2020), Papicha (2019), The Stoning of Soraya M. (2008), A Regular Woman (2019), The Infidel (2010), Facing Mirrors (2011), Dog Sweat (2010), Capernaum (2018), Amira & Sam (2014), Children of Heaven (1997).

List of hijab movies

 8.2
 16K
Caliphate (2020)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Sweden
Duration: 46 min.
TV show
Story: National Security agent Fatima receives a tip that a terrorist attack against Sweden is in the planning stage. Meanwhile Sulle, a teenage girl in Stockholm, gets interested in her student assistent who opens doors to a new and fascinating world - ...
Style: suspense, exciting, disturbing, tense
Plot: isis, hijab, terrorist, terrorism, rape, islam, intelligence agency, suicide bomber, police, islamic terrorism, teenage girl, muslim ...
Place: syria, middle east, sweden, eastern europe
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 7.0
 2K
Papicha (2019)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Algeria, Belgium, Qatar
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Algiers, 1997. The country is in the hands of terrorist groups, seeking to establish an Islamic and archaic state. Women are particularly affected and oppressed by primitive diktas, who seek to take control of their bodies and control their passage ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, suspense, captivating, psychological
Plot: violence against women, hijab, female protagonist, muslim girl, mass murder, sea, unwanted pregnancy, attempted rape, pregnancy, friendship, teenage girl, university ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: algeria
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The Stoning of Soraya M. (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: A drama set in 1986 Iran and centered on a man, Sahebjam, whose car breaks down in a remote village and enters into a conversation with Zahra, who relays to him the story about her niece, Soraya, whose arranged marriage to an abusive tyrant had a ...
Style: serious, disturbing, emotional, realistic, political ...
Plot: injustice, discrimination, sadism, destructive relationship, society, loss of family member, village, witnessing a crime, hijab, tragic hero, journalist, conspiracy ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: iran, middle east, persia, israel
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A Regular Woman (2019)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Hatun "Aynur" Sürücü, a vibrant young Turkish woman and mother is murdered at 23 by her youngest brother in an honor killing. Forced into an abusive arranged marriage with a cousin in Istanbul at 16 by her devout Muslim family, Anyur ...
Style: thought provoking, suspense, disturbing, rough
Plot: brother sister relationship, hijab, teenage girl, mother daughter relationship, life is a bitch, muslim, female protagonist, teenage pregnancy, father daughter relationship, mosque, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, murder ...
Time: year 2005
Place: berlin germany, germany, istanbul turkey
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 6.4
 7K
The Infidel (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Based in a London suburb Mahmud Nasir lives with his wife, Saamiya, and two children, Rashid and Nabi. His son plans to marry Uzma, the step-daughter of Egyptian-born Arshad Al-Masri, a so-called 'Hate Cleric' from Waziristan, Pakistan. ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, light, captivating, biting ...
Plot: culture clash, satire, taxi driver, muslim, self discovery, social differences, adoption, society, rabbi, religions or cults, life turned upside down, meet the parents ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe, london
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 7.0
 519
Facing Mirrors (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Iran
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Rana has chosen a path in order to support her family, while Adineh (Eddie) has fled his home and city to escape his complicated situation as a transsexual man prevented from living as his true self by his family. They find themselves on the same ...
Style: touching, psychological, suspense, disturbing
Plot: escape, forced marriage, friendship, arranged marriage, taxi driver, hijab, muslim, taxi, domineering father, patriarchy, transsexual, unlikely friendships ...
Place: iran
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 6.5
 126
Dog Sweat (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: Iran, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Intertwines the lives of six young Iranians as they struggle to satisfy their private desires in the face of conservative Islamic society.
Style: realistic, serious, sincere, touching, underground film
Plot: forbidden love, society, young lovers, love and romance, youth, injustice, bittersweet, muslim, infidelity, repression, hijab, islam ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: iran, middle east, tehran iran
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 8.4
 77K
Capernaum (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: Lebanon, USA, France, Cyprus, Qatar, UK
Duration: 126 min.
Story: Zain, a 12-year-old boy scrambling to survive on the streets of Beirut, sues his parents for having brought him into such an unjust world, where being a refugee with no documents means that your rights can easily be denied.
Style: social, rough, sad, cynical, brutal ...
Plot: poverty, child abuse, slum, neglected child, misery, child protagonist, refugee, traumatic childhood, child neglect, low lives, street life, child labor ...
Time: 2010s
Place: lebanon, beirut lebanon
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 6.1
 3K
Amira & Sam (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Sam, a soldier who had served in Afghanistan and Iraq, meets Amira when he visits her uncle, Bassam, who had served as Sam's Iraqi translator. Bassam and Sam have a special bond due to their time together in the war. Initially Amira does not ...
Style: touching, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: immigrants, veteran, interracial relations, culture clash, forbidden love, fall in love, opposites attract, unlikely couple, life is a bitch, couple relations, love affair, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york, iraq, manhattan new york city
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Children of Heaven (1997)
Genre: Drama, Family, Sport
Country: Iran
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Zohre's shoes are gone; her older brother Ali lost them. They are poor, there are no shoes for Zohre until they come up with an idea: they will share one pair of shoes, Ali's. School awaits...
Style: realistic, sincere, sentimental, touching, emotional ...
Plot: poverty, childhood, school, family, siblings relations, unemployment, life, financial problem, young heroes, children, foot race, perseverance ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: iran, middle east, tehran iran, tokyo
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Where Do We Go Now? (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France, Lebanon, Egypt, Italy, Qatar
Duration: 110 min.
Story: On a remote, isolated, unnamed Lebanese village inhabited by both Muslims and Christians. The village is surrounded by land mines and only reachable by a small bridge. As civil strife engulfed the country, the women in the village learn of this fact ...
Style: touching, sincere, thought provoking, uplifting, humorous ...
Plot: religious differences, village, peaceful mission, disagreement, society, strong female character, muslim, islam, christianity, religious conflict, virgin mary statue, civil war ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: lebanon, middle east
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There Is No Evil (2020)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany, Iran, Czech Republic
Duration: 151 min.
Story: Heshmat, an exemplary husband and father, gets up very early every day. Where does he go? Pouya cannot imagine killing another man, yet he is told he must do so. Javad doesn’t know that proposing to his beloved won’t be the only surprise on her ...
Style: psychological, philosophical, intellectual, captivating, non-linear ...
Plot: society, love and romance, life & death, terminal illness, uncle niece relationship, death sentence, multiple storylines, love, adaptation, destiny, human nature, friendship ...
Place: iran
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 6.7
 59K
Quantico (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: A diverse group of recruits has arrived at the FBI Quantico Base for training. They are the best, the brightest and the most vetted, so it seems impossible that one of them is suspected of masterminding the biggest attack on New York City since 9/11.
Style: tense, twists and turns, realistic, surprise ending, exciting ...
Plot: fbi, fbi agent, recruit, investigation, terrorist attack, attack, terrorism, on the run, secret, terrorist, colleague, frame up ...
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Beautiful City (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: Iran
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Akbar has just turned eighteen. He has been held in a rehabilitation centre for committing murder at the age of sixteen when he was condemned to death. Legally speaking, he had to reach the age of eighteen so that the conviction could be carried ...
Style: emotional, psychological, thought provoking, realistic, serious ...
Plot: death sentence, redemption, prison, confined, love and romance, crime and punishment, legal action, hopes, life is a bitch, youth, arranged marriage, matchmaking ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: iran
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Of Gods and Men (2010)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: France
Duration: 122 min.
Story: French drama based on the 1996 kidnapping and killing of seven monks in Algeria. A group of Trappist monks reside in the monastery of Tibhirine in Algeria, where they live in harmony with the largely muslim population. When a bloody conflict between ...
Style: thought provoking, sincere, captivating, meditative, unusual plot structure ...
Plot: monk, terrorism, clergy, monastery, hostage, execution, muslim, faith, peace, evacuation, political unrest, social relations ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, year 1996
Place: algeria, palestine, france
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 6.5
 206
White Girl (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Debbie, a working class single mother from Leeds, moves her family to Bradford, where they find themselves in an ethnic minority. Daughter Leah must adapt to being the only white girl at school.
Plot: muslim, domestic violence, hijab, islam, abusive husband, racism, alcoholic, alcohol abuse
Place: england, yorkshire
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The Mauritanian (2021)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: A detainee at the U.S military's Guantanamo Bay detention center is held without charges for over a decade and seeks help from a defense attorney for his release.
Style: tense, captivating, thought provoking
Plot: torture, terrorist, brutality, interrogation, prisoner, war on terror, lawyer, sex, falsely accused, courtroom, corruption, injustice ...
Time: year 2003, year 2001, year 2002, year 2005, year 2008 ...
Place: cuba, north africa, hamburg germany, afghanistan, washington d.c. ...
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Masameer: The Movie (2020)
Genre: Animation
Country: Saudi Arabia
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Danah, a Saudi girl with a passion for artificial intelligence embark on a journey to create good in the world using robotics. Meanwhile, three friends Saad, Saltooh and Kalb hit rock bottom and go on a journey of their own to prove themselves to ...
Style: adult animation, captivating, tense, suspenseful, contemplative ...
Plot: superhero, teenager, profanity, violence, adult humor, fight, robot, good versus evil, friendship, youth, deadly, teenage girl ...
Time: contemporary
Place: saudi arabia
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The Battle of Algiers (1966)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Italy, Algeria
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Tracing the struggle of the Algerian Front de Liberation Nationale to gain freedom from French colonial rule as seen through the eyes of Ali from his start as a petty thief to his rise to prominence in the organisation and capture by the French in ...
Style: bleak, realistic, disturbing, thought provoking, rough ...
Plot: revolution, rebellion, bomb, military, resistance, french algerian war, french, freedom, torture, oppression, protest, capture ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, year 1957, year 1962, year 1956 ...
Place: algeria, africa, north africa, france, paris france ...
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 7.3
 3K
In Between (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Israel
Duration: 103 min.
Story: The film captures the daily duality of three young Palestinian women in Tel Aviv, caught between hometown tradition and big city abandon, and the price they must pay for a lifestyle that seems obvious to many: the freedom to work, party, fuck, and ...
Style: sincere, humorous, contemplative, unusual plot structure, captivating ...
Plot: lgbt, student, friendship, female friendship, israeli, female protagonist, dating, university, young woman, muslim, roommate, single woman ...
Time: 2010s, 21st century
Place: israel, tel aviv israel
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Stand Clear of the Closing Doors (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: When autistic teen Ricky is scolded for skipping class, he escapes into the subway for a days-long odyssey among the subway’s disparate denizens. Meanwhile, his mother wages an escalating search effort above ground. Based on a true story and set ...
Style: sincere, touching, disturbing, melancholic, serious ...
Plot: self discovery, parents and children, teenage life, social misfits, family relations, autism, missing child, train, imagination, hopes, mentally challenged, urban ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1984, year 2012
Place: new york, usa
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 7.3
 146K
Snowden (2016)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, France, Germany, USA
Duration: 134 min.
Story: CIA employee Edward Snowden leaks thousands of classified documents to the press.
Style: political thriller, realistic, serious, clever, thought provoking ...
Plot: espionage, fighting the system, journalism, whistleblower, national security, media, surveillance, moral dilemma, hacking, conspiracy, cia, idealism ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2011, year 2015, year 2013 ...
Place: usa, japan, russia, geneva switzerland, maryland ...
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 8.0
 7K
Hamoun (1990)
Genre: Drama
Country: Iran
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Hamoon's wife is leaving him. He is also unsuccessfully trying to finish his Ph.D. thesis. He is forced to reexamine his life. In a series of flashbacks and dreams, Hamoon tries to figure out what he did wrong.
Style: contemplative, suspense, realistic, serious, gloomy ...
Plot: crumbling marriage, persian, domestic violence, couples, conservative, dull life, couple relations, working class, introspection, starting over, society, life is a bitch ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: iran, middle east, asia
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The Glass Agency (1998)
Genre: Action, Drama, Romance, Thriller, War
Country: Iran
Duration: 114 min.
Story: The Glass Agency is the story of a war veteran living in post war Iran. It depicts veterans who are suffering from social problems after the war. Society does not understand them and the standard social norms are not in harmony with their ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful
Plot: hostage, siege, life is a bitch, hostages, losing-it hero, unfulfillment, society, fighting the system, satire, post war, injustice, martyr ...
Time: 90s
Place: middle east, iran, tehran iran
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 6.8
 3K
Tambourine (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Iran
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Mohammad is sent to an apartment situated in uptown Tehran to install their satellite dishes, while having satellite TV is illegal in Iran. He arrives there with a girl named Shirin who seems to be his girlfriend and is in need of some money to ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, sincere
Plot: rich and poor, friendship, culture clash, parents and children, farce, family relations, disorder, couples, society, nothing goes right, misfit, satellite ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: iran, middle east, tehran iran
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 6.7
 595
It's Winter (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: Iran, France
Duration: 86 min.
Story: The struggle to survive, for a generation, torn between wanting to leave its country, yet bound by blood to home.
Style: atmospheric, touching, sincere, serious, realistic ...
Plot: society, unemployment, winter, love affair, working class, realism, leaving home, survival, human nature, family life, life is a bitch, social issues ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: iran, middle east
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 7.4
 991
Travellers (1992)
Genre: Drama
Country: Iran
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A young woman's wedding becomes a ritual of mourning when her sister and family die in an auto accident on the way to the wedding. The sisters' mother refuses to accept her daughter's death, and in the midst of wedding guests and ...
Style: realistic, serious
Plot: wedding, destiny, family gatherings, death in the family, curses spells and rituals, family life, ghost, against the rules, dealing with death, family relations, couples, newlyweds ...
Time: 90s
Place: iran, middle east, tehran iran
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 6.7
 2K
The String (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Tunisia, Belgium
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Malik has a lot on his plate when he returns home to Tunisia after living in France. He's processing his father's death, he can't come out to his mother, and his childhood anxieties have resurfaced. But all of Malik's problems ...
Style: sentimental, emotional, touching, realistic, serious ...
Plot: gay love, gays and lesbians, gay, romance, love and romance, coming out, homecoming, couples, gender, unfulfillment, society, youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, tunisia, paris france
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The Syrian Bride (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France, Germany, Israel
Duration: 97 min.
Story: In Majdal Shams, the largest Druze village in Golan Heights on the Israeli-Syrian border, the Druze bride Mona is engaged to get married with Tallel, a television comedian that works in the Revolution Studios in Damascus, Syria. They have never met ...
Style: touching, sincere, sentimental, emotional, gloomy ...
Plot: wedding, ethnic, politics, occupation, arranged marriage, culture clash, human spirit, love and romance, parents and children, society, military, hopes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: middle east, israel, syria
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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: touching, bleak, realistic, serious, rough ...
Plot: gay, gang, family relations, life is a bitch, urban ghetto life, interracial relations, gang war, juvenile delinquency, crimes, gang member, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, teenage boy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, london, europe, east end london
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