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Crack open that tourist phrase book. Here are the best Arabic movies on Netflix, ranked by fans of foreign film. Netflix Instant offers all manner of international films in many languages, but every single film on this list of Netflix Arabic movies stands out. These Arabic language movies come from Egypt, Morocco, Tunisia, occupied Palestine, and more. Some are documentaries, some are dramas, and some are thrillers, but all are superb Arabic movies streaming on Netflix.

The 2013 film The Square was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Documentary Feature. This Arabic language movie follows the events of the 2011 Egyptian Revolution. Another Oscar-nominated movie, the Palestinian drama Omar, also appears on this list of Arabic language films on Netflix.

Other great movies that you'll find on this list of movies in Arabic include A Borrowed Identity, Baba Joon, and Big Bad Wolves.

Which Arabic language movie do you think is the absolute best that Netflix has to offer? Your votes determine which films make the top of the list, so vote up the best Arabic movies on Netflix. Your opinion will help out anyone looking for a guide to the finest Arabic movies available to streaming audiences.

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Omar Waleed Zuaiter, Tarik Kopty, Samer Bisharat Omar is a 2013 Palestinian drama film directed by Hany Abu-Assad. It was screened in the Un Certain Regard section at the 2013 Cannes Film Festival where it won the Jury Prize. It was shown at the 2013 Toronto International Film Festival. The ...more

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The Square The Square (El Midan) is a 2012 documentary directed by Jehane Noujaim.

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Sand Storm Lamis Ammar, Ruba Blal, Haitham Omari

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Theeb Marji Audeh, Jack Fox, Hussein Salameh Al-Sweilhiyeen

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Eyes of a Thief Khaled Abol Naga, Souad Massi, Malak Ermileh

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Very Big Shot Alain Saadeh, Fouad Yammine, Tarek Yaacoub

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The Idol Tawfeek Barhom, Kais Attalah, Hiba Attalah

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A Borrowed Identity Tawfeek Barhom, Yaƫl Abecassis, Michael Moshonov

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Djinn Razane Jammal, Aiysha Hart, Khalid Laith Djinn is a 2013 supernatural thriller film directed by Tobe Hooper and written by David Tully. It is set in the United Arab Emirates and features the djinn. The film, produced by Image Nation, is in both Arabic and English languages. The film's ...more

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Zinzana Ali Suliman, Saleh Bakri, Yasa

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Big Bad Wolves Lior Ashkenazi, Kais Nashif, Dvir Benedek Big Bad Wolves is a 2013 Israeli black comedy horror-thriller film written and directed by Aharon Keshales and Navot Papushado. It was the official selection of Tribeca Film Festival.

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Oriented Khader Abu Seif, Fadi Daeem, Naeem Jiryes

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The Kindergarten Teacher Yehezkel Lazarov, Ester Rada, Lior Raz The Kindergarten Teacher is a 2014 drama film written and directed by Nadav Lapid.

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The Man in the Wall Tamar Alkan, Tom Antopolsky, Shlomi Avraham

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Baba Joon Navid Negahban, Asher Avrahami, David Diaan

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Wedding Doll Roy Assaf, Aryeh Cherner, Aviv Elkabeth

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The Kind Words Rotem Zisman-Cohen, Assaf Ben-Shimon, Roy Assaf

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Atomic Falafel Michelle Treves, Shai Avivi, Mali Levi

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As I Open My Eyes Baya Medhaffer, Ghalia Benali, Montassar Ayari

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Jeruzalem Yael Grobglas, Yon Tumarkin, Danielle Jadelyn