Films about Islam

Films about Islam
List of the best films about Islam according to visitors: Traitor, Baraka, My Name Is Khan, Tiger Zinda Hai, My Mother's Wound, A Separation, Children of Men, Lawrence of Arabia, Wazir, The Muslim.

In the top there are new films of 2022, a plot description and trailers for films that have already been released.

Genre
Country
Markimdb: 7
Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:54
CharactersSpy, Terrorists, FBI
PlotInvestigation, Pursuit, Religious
PlacePrison
StyleExciting, Action, Twisted plot, Tense, Disturbing

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.

Markimdb: 8.6
Genredocumentary, short
CountryUSA, France
Duration01:36
CharactersInvestigators, Poor
PlotMusic
PlaceEverest, Indonesia
StylePhilosophical, Atmospheric, Fascinating, Fancy, Makes me think

This is a paralyzingly beautiful documentary with a global vision: an odyssey through landscape and time, that is an attempt to capture the essence of life.

Markimdb: 8
Genredrama
CountryIndia, USA, United Arab Emirates, Hong Kong
Duration02:35
CharactersAutistic, Presidential
PlotOn real events, Travel, Mental disorders, True love, False accusations
StyleTo cry, Inspirational, Soulful, Touching, Serious

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 condition and his race.

Markimdb: 5.9
Genreaction, thriller, melodrama
CountryIndia
Duration03:16
CharactersHorses, Spy, Wolves, Heroes, Warriors
PlotAdventure, Skirmishes, Revenge, Hostage, Snow
PlaceIraq
StyleExciting, Action, Fascinating, Tense, For men

When a group of Indian and Pakistani nurses are held hostage in Iraq by the militant Abu Usman, Indian Intelligence (RAW) track down the reclusive agent, Tiger, 8 years after he fled with former Pakistani intelligence (ISI) agent, Zoya. Joining forces in the name of humanity, Tiger and Zoya lead a team of RAW and ISI agents to covertly enter the hospital where the nurses are trapped.

Markimdb: 7.3
Genredrama, detective, military
CountryTurkey, Serbia and Montenegro
Duration02:29
CharactersFamily, Orphans
PlotTime travel, Adventure, Mystery, The missing mother
PlaceSmall cities

Upon turning eight-teen, Salih leaves the orphanage to find his lost family and begins working in a Serbian farm. Suddenly, at the most unexpected moment he has found a home. Will he ever be able to let go of the ghosts of his past and be happy in this new life? As tension escalates disquieting secrets surface. A gripping tale of family, love and identity, My Mother's Wound follows Salih as he searches for a trail of hope amongst war-torn lives.

Markimdb: 8.3
Genredrama
CountryIran, France, Australia
Duration02:03
CharactersMaids, Poor
PlotDivorce
StyleHeartbreaking

A married couple are faced with a difficult decision - to improve the life of their child by moving to another country or to stay in Iran and look after a deteriorating parent who has Alzheimer's disease.

Markimdb: 7.9
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, drama
CountryUSA, United Kingdom, Japan
Duration01:44
CharactersPregnant, Hippies
PlotSurvival, Apocalypse, End of the world, Death, Saving the World
TimeFuture
StyleDystopian, Atmospheric, Fascinating, Heavy, Depressive

In 2027, in a chaotic world in which humans can no longer procreate, a former activist agrees to help transport a miraculously pregnant woman to a sanctuary at sea, where her child's birth may help scientists save the future of humankind.

Markimdb: 8.3
Genredrama, adventure, military, biography
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration03:36
CharactersHorses, Military, Soldier
PlotWar, On real events, Adventure, Political
PlaceDeserts, The Ottoman Empire
StyleExciting, Fascinating, Epic

The story of British officer T.E. Lawrence's mission to aid the Arab tribes in their revolt against the Ottoman Empire during the First World War. Lawrence becomes a flamboyant, messianic figure in the cause of Arab unity but his psychological instability threatens to undermine his achievements.

Markimdb: 7.1
Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryIndia
Duration02:08
PlotChess, Skirmishes, Motorcycles, Friendship, Chase
PlaceHospitals, India
StyleUnexpected ending, Action, Fascinating, Tense, Serious

'Wazir' is a tale of two unlikely friends, a wheelchair-bound chess grandmaster and a brave ATS officer. Brought together by grief and a strange twist of fate, the two men decide to help each other win the biggest games of their lives. But there's a mysterious, dangerous opponent lurking in the shadows, who is all set to checkmate them.

Markimdb: 6.9
Genredrama
CountryRussia
Duration01:50
PlotLove, Death
PlacePrison, Russia, USSR
StylePsychological problems, To cry, By books, Fascinating, Tense

A Russian soldier who spent ten years in captivity in Afghanistan, returns to his home village and shocks all its inhabitants because of his conversion to Islam. During his absence, his father hanged himself, his brother served a prison term and his former fiancée has become a woman of very low morals. The village is the scene of endless drinking while the local boss is selling off the land for dollars to new-rich Russians. Our hero turns out as the only sober and hard-working member of the community. However, his attachment to his new faith soon provokes the hatred and rejection of everyone else, including his own family.

Markimdb: 7.6
Genreaction, melodrama, drama, history
CountryIndia
Duration03:33
CharactersHeroes, Emperors
PlotPolitical, True love
PlaceIndia
Time16th century
StyleFascinating, Epic, Serious

Jodhaa Akbar is a sixteenth century love story about a marriage of alliance that gave birth to true love between a great Mughal Emperor, Akbar and a Rajput princess, Jodhaa.

Markimdb: 8.1
Genreaction, thriller
CountryIndia, USA
CharactersTerrorists, Teachers, FBI
PlotMartial Arts, Mystery, Double life
PlaceNew York
StyleExciting, Heavy, Serious, Disturbing

Vishwanathan, a Kathak dance teacher in New York, is in a rather happy marriage with Nirupama who is a nuclear oncologist. Nirupama is from a middle class family in Chennai, she marries Vishwanath (a dance master) to pursue her higher studies in the USA. But when Nirupama wants to break up with her husband, she engages a private detective. That's when the pandora's box opens up.

Markimdb: 7.2
Genreaction, melodrama, military, history
CountryIndia
Duration03:45
CharactersTigers, Warriors, Babies
PlotLove, On real events, Friendship
PlaceIndia
Time18th century
StyleRomantic, Fascinating, Epic, Touching

Peshwa Bajirao married to Kashibai, falls in love with Mastani, a warrior princess in distress. They struggle to make their love triumph amid opposition from his conservative family.

Markimdb: 8.4
Genredrama
CountryLebanon, USA, France, Cyprus, Qatar, United Kingdom
Duration02:05
CharactersChildrens, Judge, Street children, Large families, Poor
PlotSurvival, Slavery, Hunger
PlacePrison, Court
StyleTo cry, Heavy

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.

Markimdb: 6.2
Genredrama
CountryGermany
StyleSoulful, Atmospheric, Touching

The fates of three German-born Muslims in Berlin collide as they struggle to find their place between faith and modern life in contemporary western society, caught at a crossroads where alluring liberated lifestyles conflict with deeply-rooted traditions.

Markimdb: 7.4
Genrehorror, fantastic, thriller, drama, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:24
CharactersGeniuses, Mathematicians
StyleAtmospheric

The debut film from Darren Aronofsky in which a mathematical genius Maximilian Cohen discovers a link in the connection between numbers and reality and thus believes he can predict the future.

Markimdb: 7.1
Genreaction, fantasy, adventure, family
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
CharactersMonsters, Dragons, Giants, Heroes, Family
PlotAdventure, Expeditions, Treasures, Rivalry
PlaceSea, Islands, Caves, Iraq
StyleSerious

When a princess is shrunken by an evil wizard, Sinbad must undertake a quest to an island of monsters to cure her and prevent a war.

Markimdb: 7.2
Genreaction, drama, adventure, military, history
CountryUSA, Spain
Duration02:25
CharactersKings, Knights, Military, Fathers, Warriors
PlotWar, Adventure, Travel, Death, Religious
PlaceItaly
TimeMiddle Ages
StyleExciting, Heavy, Epic, Serious

After his wife dies, a blacksmith named Balian is thrust into royalty, political intrigue and bloody holy wars during the Crusades.

Markimdb: 6.7
Genreaction, drama, adventure, western, biography, sport
CountryUSA, Morocco
Duration02:16
CharactersHorses, Cowboys
PlotOn real events, Adventure, Freedom, Rivalry
PlaceWild West, Deserts
StyleExciting, Inspirational, Fascinating, Serious

Set in 1890, this is the story of a Pony Express courier who travels to Arabia to compete with his horse, Hidalgo, in a dangerous race for a massive contest prize, in an adventure that sends the pair around the world...

Markimdb: 8
Genredrama
CountryUSA
Duration01:54
CharactersJournalists, Nephews
PlotOn real events, Adventure, Cars, Divorce, Conspiracies
PlaceVillage
StyleSerious

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 tragic ending.

Markimdb: 7.8
Genredrama
CountrySerbia, Germany, France, Slovenia, Croatia
CharactersMilitary, Soldier, Surgeons
PlotFate, Debts
PlaceGermany, Serbia
StyleAction, Soulful, Atmospheric, Fascinating, Gloomy

Circles (Serbian: Krugovi) is a Serbian movie based on the true story of a Serbian soldier who risked his life to protect a Muslim civilian during the war in Bosnia. During the war in Bosnia in 1993, a Serbian soldier pays for his life after protecting a Muslim civilian from being attacked by three other soldiers. 12 years later, the consequences of this act of heroism are still having their repercussions.

Markimdb: 6.8
Genremelodrama, drama, biography, history
CountryUnited Kingdom, Republic of Ireland, USA
Duration02:45
CharactersKings, Friends, Soldier
PlotLove, On real events, Relationship, Friendship, Death
PlaceEngland, India, Scotland
Time19th century
StyleBy books, Atmospheric, Touching

Queen Victoria strikes up an unlikely friendship with a young Indian clerk named Abdul Karim.

Markimdb: 7.5
Genredrama, crime
CountryPalestine
Duration01:36
CharactersFriends
PlotLove, Friendship, Freedom, Blackmail
PlaceIsrael
StyleMakes me think, Depressive, Serious, Disturbing

The drama, the story of three childhood friends and a young woman who are torn apart in their fight for freedom, is billed as the first fully-financed film to come out of the Palestinian cinema industry.

Markimdb: 8.1
Genredrama, biography
CountryUnited Kingdom, India, USA, South Africa
Duration03:11
CharactersLawyers, Photographers, Reporters
PlotOn real events, Political, Freedom
PlaceCourt, England, India
StyleSerious

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 'passive resistance', endeavouring to win freedom for his people without resorting to bloodshed.

Markimdb: 6.1
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:30
CharactersLosers, Soldier, Veterans
PlotMotorcycles
PlaceIraq, USA, Wall Street, New York
StyleRomantic, Touching

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 trust him because he was an American soldier and her brother was killed by a bomb from American troops in the war. Sam's cousin, Charlie, asks Sam to help him with illegal hedge funds unbeknownst to Sam at the time. Amira is staying with her uncle Bassam since her father died. She sells bootlegged films on the street corner but is forced to stay with Sam after getting busted; immigration officials begin pursuing her. As the film progresses, Sam and Amira fall in love.

Markimdb: 7.2
Genredrama, adventure, history
CountryGermany
Duration02:30
CharactersKnights, Doctors, Surgeons, Orphans
PlotSurvival, Adventure
TimeMiddle Ages
StyleBy books, Fascinating, Heavy, Intellectual, Serious

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 medicine under the great Ibn Sina. Through countless ordeals and challenges, and making many sacrifices along the way, he struggles on unwaveringly. His unflagging quest for knowledge leads to the blossoming of friendship and true love.

Markimdb: 6.4
Genreaction, thriller, comedy, crime
CountryUSA
Duration02:20
CharactersHackers, Mafia, Gangsters, FBI, Partners
PlotDancing, Martial Arts, Skirmishes, Fight, Investigation
PlaceNew York
TimeNew Year
StyleBlack humor

JJ, aka John Shaft Jr., may be a cyber security expert with a degree from MIT, but to uncover the truth behind his best friend’s untimely death, he needs an education only his dad can provide. Absent throughout JJ’s youth, the legendary locked-and-loaded John Shaft agrees to help his progeny navigate Harlem’s heroin-infested underbelly.

Markimdb: 7
Genremelodrama, drama, military
CountryAzerbaijan, United Kingdom
Duration02:12
PlotLove, War, Friendship
PlaceCaucasus, Georgia
TimeWorld War I
StyleRomantic, Unexpected ending, Exciting, Soulful, Makes me think

Muslim prince Ali and Georgian aristocrat Nino have grown up in the Russian province of Azerbaijan. Their tragic love story sees the outbreak of the First World War and the world’s struggle for Baku’s oil. Ultimately they must choose to fight for their country’s independence or for each other.

Markimdb: 8.2
Genredocumentary
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration01:30

In this two-part Channel 4 series, Professor Richard Dawkins challenges what he describes as 'a process of non-thinking called faith'. He describes his astonishment that, at the start of the 21st century, religious faith is gaining ground in the face of rational, scientific truth. Science, based on scepticism, investigation and evidence, must continuously test its own concepts and claims. Faith, by definition, defies evidence: it is untested and unshakeable, and is therefore in direct contradiction with science. In addition, though religions preach morality, peace and hope, in fact, says Dawkins, they bring intolerance, violence and destruction. The growth of extreme fundamentalism in so many religions across the world not only endangers humanity but, he argues, is in conflict with the trend over thousands of years of history for humanity to progress to become more enlightened and more tolerant.

Markimdb: 6.5
Genreaction, melodrama, drama, adventure, military
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration02:05
CharactersHeroes, Military, Slaves, Soldier
PlotWar, Adventure, Slavery
PlaceDeserts
Time19th century
StyleAtmospheric, Touching, Serious

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 symbolize cowardice. To redeem his honor he disguises himself as an Arab and secretly saves the lives of those who branded him a coward.





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