Islam movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant islam movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, serious, dramatic, talky, reflective and intense films and TV shows about / with islam, muslim, religion, society, death, culture clash, mentor, catastrophe, prejudice and politics plots mostly in Drama, War and History genres shot in USA, UK, France and other countries.
islam movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as islam: Malcolm X (1992), Traitor (2008), The Clone (2001), East Is East (1999), Kandahar (2001), Khartoum (1966), The Four Feathers (2002), Children of Heaven (1997), The Physician (2013), My Name Is Khan (2010).

List of islam movies

Malcolm X (1992)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 202 min.
Story: A tribute to the controversial black activist and leader of the struggle for black liberation. He hit bottom during his imprisonment in the '50s, he became a Black Muslim and then a leader in the Nation of Islam. His assassination in 1965 left ...
Style: epic, emotional, serious, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: islam, racism, police brutality, assassination, muslim, prison, redemption, civil rights movement, politics, beach, police, self discovery ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 50s, 60s, 1920s ...
Place: new york, harlem, usa, africa, manhattan new york city ...
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Traitor (2008)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: When straight arrow FBI agent Roy Clayton heads up the investigation into a dangerous international conspiracy, all clues seem to lead back to former U.S. Special Operations officer, Samir Horn.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, suspense, tense, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: espionage, faith, traitor, fbi, prison, undercover, terrorism, working undercover, delinquent, bomb, religion, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1978
Place: sudan, marseille, washington d.c., chicago illinois, nova scotia ...
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The Clone (2001)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: Brazil
Duration: 45 min.
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.
Plot: love triangle, islam, marriage, muslim, escape, cloning, dancing, youth, religion, time paradox, romance, temptation ...
Place: morocco, brazil
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East Is East (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 96 min.
Story: In 1971 Salford fish-and-chip shop owner George Khan expects his family to follow his strict Pakistani Muslim ways. But his children, with an English mother and having been born and brought up in Britain, increasingly see themselves as British and ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, witty, realistic ...
Plot: culture clash, islam, muslim, tradition, arranged marriage, parents and children, family life, hippie, faith, daughter, jealousy, parent child relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1971
Place: england, europe, northern england, london, israel
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Kandahar (2001)
Genre: Biography, Drama, War
Country: Iran, France
Duration: 85 min.
Story: After an Afghanistan-born woman who lives in Canada receives a letter from her suicidal sister, she takes a perilous journey through Afghanistan to try to find her.
Style: tense, atmospheric, bleak, surreal, serious ...
Plot: desert, islam, on the road, survival, death, teacher, refugee, red cross, taliban, obsessive quest, disappearance, sister ...
Time: contemporary
Place: middle east, afghanistan, canada, iran, africa ...
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Khartoum (1966)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History, War
Country: UK
Duration: 134 min.
Story: English General Charles George Gordon, a devout Christian, is appointed military governor of Anglo-Egyptian Sudan by the Prime Minister. Ordered to evacuate Egyptians from the Sudan, Gordon stays on to protect the people of Khartoum, who are under ...
Style: epic, realistic, serious, exciting, rough ...
Plot: siege, islam, culture clash, british empire, desert, politics, military, war, imperialism, negotiation, adventure, leadership ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian england, victorian era, 1880s ...
Place: sudan, africa, egypt, england, scotland ...
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The Four Feathers (2002)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Romance, War
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 132 min.
Story: The story, set in 1875, follows a British officer (Heath Ledger) who resigns his post when he learns of his regiment's plan to ship out to the Sudan for the conflict with the Mahdi. His friends and fiancée send him four white feathers which ...
Style: epic, atmospheric, serious, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: soldier, military, imperialism, colonialism, islam, desert, redemption, sex, loyalty, slave, battle, british empire ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 1880s, victorian era, 1890s
Place: england, africa, sudan, britain, europe ...
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Children of Heaven (1997)
Genre: Drama, Family
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, compassionate, sentimental, touching ...
Plot: siblings relations, poverty, school, foot race, childhood, family, children, financial problem, young heroes, unemployment, perseverance, health situation ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: iran, middle east, tehran iran, tokyo
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The Physician (2013)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History
Country: Germany
Duration: 150 min.
Story: The story of Rob Cole, a boy who is left a penniless orphan in an 11th-century English mining town when his mother dies of a mysterious illness. Vowing to become a physician and vanquish Death itself, he travels to Isfahan in Persia to study ...
Style: captivating, realistic, breathtaking, serious, scenic ...
Plot: follow your dream, ambition, apprentice, orphan, doctors and patients, medicine, surgery, mentor, culture clash, islam, unlikely friendships, adventure ...
Time: middle ages, 18th century
Place: iran, england, medical school, mine, persia ...
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My Name Is Khan (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: India, USA, United Arab Emirates
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, sentimental, inspirational, compassionate ...
Plot: muslim, false accusation, mental illness, prejudice, true love, hopes, racism, optimism, fall in love, journey, autism, redemption ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, san francisco, india
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Camp X-Ray (2014)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: A young woman joins the military to be part of something bigger than herself and her small-town roots. Instead, she ends up as a new guard at Guantanamo Bay, where her mission is far from black and white. Surrounded by hostile jihadists and ...
Style: serious, captivating, sincere, realistic, intense ...
Plot: military, female protagonist, female soldier, american abroad, friendship, introspection, strong female character, prison life, relationships, stereotypes, brutality, ethnic conflict ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: cuba, iraq, california
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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 ...
Plot: islam, religion, prophet
Place: iran
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The Message (1976)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: Lebanon, Libya, Kuwait, Morocco, UK, Saudi Arabia
Duration: 177 min.
Story: Handsomely-mounted historical epic concerns the birth of the Islamic faith and the story of the prophet Mohammed.
Style: epic, serious, captivating, exciting, rough
Plot: muslim, religions or cults, war, desert, leadership, adventure, islam, arab, society, exile, fighting the system, hopes ...
Time: ancient history, middle ages
Place: middle east
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Verses of Love (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Indonesia
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Ayat-Ayat Cinta is a beautifully portrayed Islamic love story – a tale of a virtuous Muslim protagonist who overcomes all obstacles of life maintaining pure ideals.
Plot: islam, muslim, religion, student
Place: egypt, cairo egypt
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Omar (2012)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: United Arab Emirates, Qatar
Story: The life of Umar Ibn Al-Khattab, the second Caliph of Islamic State, before and after he embraces in Islam.
Plot: islam, elephant, religious persecution, slave, camel, emperor, prophet, muslim, christian, father son relationship, flashback, husband wife relationship ...
Place: jerusalem, persia
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Times and Winds (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: Turkey
Duration: 111 min.
Story: In a small, poor village leaning over high rocky mountains, the villagers are simple and diligent people who struggle to cope with a harsh nature. They earn their living off the earth and a few animals they feed. Fathers always prefer one of their ...
Style: bleak, serious, realistic, touching, rough ...
Plot: village, friendship, islam, mountain, dream, coming of age, solar eclipse, innocence lost, introspection, sibling relationship, shepherd, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: turkey
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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, bleak, tense, realistic
Plot: terrorism, islam, false accusation, muslim, social misfits, culture clash, falsely accused, immigration, religions or cults, village, confined, misfit ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: pakistan, asia, middle east, usa, chicago illinois
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The Message (1976)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: Libya, Egypt
Duration: 207 min.
Story: The story of prophet "Muhammad" and the delivery of the message of God "Allah".
Plot: muslim, islam, arab, war, christian, hugging, prophet, religion, shot with an arrow, warrior, disarming someone, historical event ...
Place: middle east
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The Siege (1998)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: The secret US abduction of a suspected terrorist leads to a wave of terrorist attacks in New York that lead to the declaration of martial law.
Style: bleak, serious, twists and turns, realistic, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, fbi, islam, injustice, siege, civil rights, fighting the system, reluctant partners, muslim, car bomb, secret agents, special agents ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, middle east, israel
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Jinn (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Summer is a carefree teenage girl whose world is turned upside down when her mother abruptly converts to Islam and becomes a different person. At first resistant to the faith, she begins to reevaluate her identity after becoming attracted to a ...
Plot: coming of age, mother daughter relationship, desire, islam, sexuality, teenager, religious conversion, woman, daughter, mother
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In Between (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: Israel, France
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 ...
Plot: feminism, lgbt, islam, beach, dancing, bar, friendship, cigarette smoking, university, dating, telephone call, nightclub ...
Place: israel, tel aviv israel
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Lipstick Under My Burkha  (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: India
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Four ordinary women, inflicted by silly societal norms, have to steal, lie, cheat and hide in order to lead the lives that they rightfully deserve.
Plot: women, islam, social satire, sexuality, masturbation, patriarchy, sex, small town, muslim
Place: india
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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: islam, domestic violence, abusive husband, hijab, muslim, alcoholic, racism
Place: yorkshire, england
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The Terrorist (1994)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: Egypt
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Ali Abd-El-Zaher is a member of an Islamic radical group which has been launching attacks against the government and the society under the orders of the spiritual leader Brother Saif. Ali manages to assasinate an officer, but as he escapes from the ...
Plot: islam, surgeon, terrorist, assassination plot, tour bus, mistaken identity, polygamy, tourist, soccer, patriotism, car accident, drunkenness ...
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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: atmospheric, serious, gloomy, realistic, sincere ...
Plot: society, religions or cults, fall in love, faith, money, prayer, islam, greed, army, identity crisis, meditation, heaven ...
Time: contemporary
Place: istanbul turkey
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Love and Rage (1978)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Horror
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A historical drama set at the turn of the XIX century. The richest merchant in Sarajevo marries the baker's daughter, but after returning home from one of his business trips, he discovers that she is being possessed by the "fury". He ...
Plot: exorcism, devil, islam, old man, jealousy, house, soldier, horse, rock, legend, mountain, love ...
Place: bosnia
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Five Minarets in New York (2010)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Turkey, USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Two Turkish anti-terrorist agents are sent to New York City on a mission to find and bring back the dangerous Islamic leader codenamed "Dajjal", believed to be hiding in there. Working with the FBI and NYPD, the agents orchestrate the ...
Style: serious, exciting, realistic, suspenseful, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, false accusation, religions or cults, crime, terrorist, muslim, islam, life is a bitch, crimes, dishonesty, law enforcement, police investigation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, turkey, usa, istanbul turkey
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Let Them Come (2015)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: France, Algeria
Duration: 95 min.
Story: In this remarkable adaptation of Arezki Mellal’s novel, a family must defend itself amidst the onslaught of violence between government forces and radical Islamists in 1980s Algeria.
Plot: islam, father daughter relationship, mediterranean, fundamentalism, car breakdown, terrorism, night, terrorist
Place: algeria
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Words with Gods (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Mexico
Duration: 133 min.
Story: The first of four installments in the groundbreaking Heartbeat of the World anthology film series. Comprised of several short films by some of the world's most exciting directors, Words with Gods follows the theme of religion - specifically as ...
Style: serious, realistic
Plot: religions or cults, society, atheism, islam, faith, buddhism, hinduism, judaism, christianity, clergy, religion
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: serbia
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Timbuktu (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Mauritania, France
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A cattle herder and his family who reside in the dunes of Timbuktu find their quiet lives -- which are typically free of the Jihadists determined to control their faith -- abruptly disturbed. A look at the brief occupation of Timbuktu by militant ...
Style: disturbing, serious, gloomy, realistic, thought provoking ...
Plot: religions or cults, society, civil war, religious fundamentalism, cattle, religious differences, life is a bitch, courtroom drama, family in crisis, political unrest, life turned upside down, injustice ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: africa, rio de janeiro, middle east
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