List of popular movies from Iraq, listed by popularity with movie trailers when available. All prominent movies shot in Iraq are included. This list of famous films made in Iraq includes additional information about the movies, such as who directed them and what genre they are. Any top rated movies made in Iraq should appear on this list, with the most well-known ones at the top. The most popular cinema of Iraq is included below, so if you see a movie that's missing then it probably isn't very well-known.
Examples of movies on this list include Turtles Can Fly and Half Moon. This list answers the questions What movies were shot in Iraq?" And if you like these movies, be sure to check out these Iraq war movies.
Directed by: Bahman GhobadiTurtles Can Fly is a 2004 Kurdish war drama film written, produced, and directed by Bahman Ghobadi, with notable theme music composed by Hossein Alizadeh. It was the first film to be made in Iraq... more
Directed by: Mohamed Al-DaradjiSon of Babylon is a 2010 Iraqi drama film directed, produced and co-written by Mohamed Al-Daradji, Variety's Middle Eastern Filmmaker of the year 2010. The film was developed through The Sundance... more
- Disarm is a documentary film which spans a dozen countries to look at how, despite a global ban, millions of antipersonnel landmines continue to claim victims daily in more than eighty countries.... more
Directed by: Bahman GhobadiHalf Moon is a 2006 film written and directed by Iranian Kurdish filmmaker Bahman Ghobadi. Half Moon is a joint production of Iran, Austria, France and Iraq. This movie was commissioned by the New... more
- Brothers at War is a 2009 documentary film directed by Jake Rademacher and produced by Rademacher and Norman S. Powell. The film follows several US soldiers in the Iraq War. The film's executive... more
Directed by: Bahman GhobadiRhino Season is a 2012 Iranian movie by Mij Film largely filmed in Turkey and directed by Bahman Ghobadi. The film has been praised for its cinematography. It is one of the three films produced by... more
Released: 1983Clash of Loyalties is a 1983 Iraqi film focusing on the formation of Iraq out of Mesopotamia in the aftermath of the First World War. The film was financed by Saddam Hussain, filmed in Iraq at the... more
The Boys from Baghdad HighThe Boys from Baghdad High, also known as Baghdad High, is a British-American-French television documentary film. It was first shown in the United Kingdom at the 2007 Sheffield Doc/Fest, before... more
Baghdad MessiAli Raad Al-Zaidawy, Noor Al-Hoda
Directed by: Sahim Omar KalifaBaghdad Messi is a 2012 short sports drama war film written by Kobe Van Steenberghe and Sahim Omar Kalifa and directed by Sahim Omar Kalifa....
Voices of IraqVoices of Iraq is a 2004 documentary film about Iraq, created by distributing cameras to the subjects of a film, thus enabling subjects to film themselves. To preserve its innovative filmmaking,... more
Before SnowfallBirol Ünel, Nazmi Kırık
Directed by: Hisham ZamanBefore Snowfall is a 2013 drama film written by Kjell Ola Dahl and Hisham Zaman and directed by Hisham Zaman....
Weapon of Mass Destruction
Crossing the DustHossein Hasan, Adil Abdolrahman
Directed by: Shawkat Amin KorkiCrossing the Dust is a 2006 film directed by the Kurdish director Shawkat Amin Korki.... more
The Blood of My BrotherCritically acclaimed documentary about one Iraqi's family struggle to survive the carnage and confusion of the second Iraq war....
Long DaysSaddam Kamel, Nada Siham
Directed by: Terence Young, Tewfik SalehAyyam al-tawila, al- is a 6-hour long biographical account of Saddam Hussein's attempted assassination of Abd al-Karim Qasim, although some sources also list a running time of 150 minutes. It was... more
MandooRojan Mahamad, Mahmoud Gli
Directed by: Ebrahim SaeediMandoo is a 2010 film written by Ebrahim Saeedi and Hossein Abkenar and directed by Ebrahim Saeedi....
الحيـــــــــاةEnwer Shexaní, Niyaz Latif
Directed by: Jano RosebianiJiyan is a 2002 film written and directed by the Kurdish director Jano Rosebiani.... more
Kick OffRojan Hamajaza, Anwar Sako
Directed by: Shawkat Amin KorkiKick Off is a film directed by Shawkat Amin Korki....
QarantinaZahra Al-Rowbaei, Asaad Abdul Majeed
Directed by: Oday RasheedA broken family under an incestuous patriarch lives uneasily within the gated courtyard of a dilapidated Baghdad house. The pregnant daughter has fallen silent, finding some protection from the...
BekasZamand Taha, Adbulrahman Mohamad
Directed by: Karzan KaderBekas is a 2012 drama film written and directed by Karzan Kader. Two homeless child brothers Zana and Dana who live on the edge of survival in a war torn country.... more
Death TriangleZuher Abdulmashih, Solav Shaeda
Directed by: Adnan OsmanDeath Triangle is a 2012 film directed by Adnan Osman....
To the Marriage of True MindsRaad Rawi, William El-Gardi
Directed by: Andrew Steggall"In To the Marriage of True Minds, two Iraqi men test the resilience of love as they try to reunite in the UK. " - Quoting the description from the 2011 San Francisco International LGBT Film Festival...
My Name Is MohamedMy Name is Mohamed is a 2010 dramatic short film written by Ahmed Al-Daradji, Nadia Eliewat, and Hayder Helo....
Land Of The HeroesAdla Bapir, Naima Abdo
Directed by: Sahim Omar KalifaLand of the Heroes is a 2010 short drama film written and directed by Sahim Omar Kalifa....
Sari's MotherSari's Mother is a 2006 American short documentary film directed by James Longley. It looks at an Iraqi mother seeking health care for her 10-year-old son, who is dying of AIDS, against the... more