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Famous Movies From Lebanon

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List of popular movies from Lebanon, listed by popularity with movie trailers when available. All prominent movies shot in Lebanon are included. This list of famous films made in Lebanon includes additional information about the movies, such as who directed them and what genre they are. Any top rated movies made in Lebanon should appear on this list, with the most well-known ones at the top. The most popular cinema of Lebanon is included below, so if you see a movie that's missing then it probably isn't very well-known.

Mohammad, Messenger of God and Caramel are included on this list. This list answers the questions What movies were shot in Lebanon?"
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  • 1

    The Message

    Anthony Quinn, Michael Ansara

    Released1977

    Directed byMoustapha Akkad

    The Message is a 1976/1977 film and Quranic epic directed by Moustapha Akkad chronicling the life and times of Muhammad, the prophet of Islam. Released in Arabic and English, The Message serves as an...  more
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    Lebanon

    Ashraf Barhom, Michael Moshonov

    Released2009

    Directed bySamuel Maoz

    Lebanon is an Israeli war film directed by Samuel Maoz. It won the Leone d'Oro at the 66th Venice International Film Festival, becoming the first Israeli-produced film to have won that honour. In...  more
  • 3

    A Bedu Girl in Love

    Samira Tewfik

    Released1963

    Directed byNiazi Mostafa

    A Bedu Girl in Love is a 1963 film written by Bahgat Kamar and Badr Nofal and directed by Niazi Mostafa....
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    Caramel

    Nadine Labaki, Yasmine Elmasri

    Released2007

    Directed byNadine Labaki

    Caramel is a 2007 Lebanese film — the first feature film by Lebanese director/actress Nadine Labaki. The film premiered on May 20 at the 2007 Cannes Film Festival, in the Directors' Fortnight...  more

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    Little Wars

    Soraya Khoury, Youcef Hosni

    Released1982

    Directed byMaroun Bagdadi

    Little Wars is a 1982 French-Lebanese war film directed by Maroun Bagdadi. It was screened in the Un Certain Regard section at the 1982 Cannes Film Festival. The film screened at New York Film...  more
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    A Bedu Girl in Paris

    Samira Tewfik

    Released1964

    Directed byMuhammad Selman

    A Bedu Girl in Paris is a 1964 film directed by Muhammad Selman....
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    A Man of Honor

    Majdi Machmouchi, Mahmoud Said

    Released2012

    Directed byJean Claude Codsi

    A Man of Honor is a 2012 drama film written by Jean-Claude Codsi, Ève Deboise, Lou Inglebert and Ghassan Salhab and directed by Jean-Claude Codsi....
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    Le Festival De Baalbeck 1960 is a 1961 short film directed by David McDonald....  more
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    Around the Pink House

    Zina Arida, Antoine Balabane

    Released1999

    Directed byJoana Hadjithomas, Khalil Joreige

    Around the Pink House is a 1999 film co-directed by Joana Hadjithomas and Khalil Joreige. It was an international co-production between France, Canada and Lebanon. It was Lebanon's official Best...  more
  • 10

    A Tempo: The 3rd Act

    Zeina Makki, Kim Baraka

    Released2012

    Directed byMaria Abdel Karim

    A Tempo: The 3rd Act is a 2012 musical/drama short film written and directed by Maria Abdel Karim....
  • 11

    A Civilized People

    Bruno Todeschini, Sotigui Kouyaté

    Released1999

    Directed byRanda Chahal Sabag

    Civilisées is a 1999 French- and Arabic-language film directed and written by Randa Chahal Sabag, a renowned Lebanese film maker and screen writer....  more
  • 12

    A Very Dangerous Man

    Kassem Hatoum, Faraj Aoun

    Released2012

    Directed byMazen Khaled

    A Very Dangerous Man is a 2012 short drama film written and directed by Mazen Khaled....
  • 13
    American Jihadist is a 2009 documentary film directed by Mark Claywell and written by Jody Jenkins....  more
  • 14

    Where Do We Go Now?

    Nadine Labaki, Karin Dor

    Released2011

    Directed byNadine Labaki

    Where Do We Go Now? is a 2011 film by Lebanese director Nadine Labaki. The film premiered during the 2011 Cannes Film Festival as part of Un Certain Regard . The film was selected to represent...  more
  • 15

    A World Not Ours

    A World Not Ours is a 2012 documentary, biographical and historical film written and directed by Mahdi Fleifel....
  • 16

    In the Battlefields

    Carmen Lebbos, Roger Assaf

    Released2004

    Directed byDanielle Arbid

    In the Battlefields is a 2004 Lebanese film by director Danielle Arbid. The film premiered on May 16 during the 2004 Cannes Film Festival, in the Directors' Fortnight section where the film ran for...  more
  • 17

    Capernaum

    Zain Al Rafeea, Yordanos Shiferaw

    Released2018

    Directed byNadine Labaki

    Capernaum is a 2018 Lebanese drama film directed by Nadine Labaki. While serving a five-year sentence for stabbing someone, a 12-year-old boy from the slums of Beirut named Zain El Hajj (Zain Al...  more
  • 18

    A Perfect Day

    Christopher Lloyd, Rob Lowe

    Released2005

    Directed byJoana Hadjithomas, Khalil Joreige

    A Perfect Day is a 2005 Lebanese film directed by Joana Hadjithomas and Khalil Joreige. The soundtrack was done by the band Scrambled Eggs, Soap Kills and others....  more
  • 19

    Al Istiyaf fi Lubnan

    Al Istiyaf fi Lubnan is a Lebanese film directed by the Egypto-Lebanese Bishara Wakim in 1947....  more
  • 20

    Niloofar

    Shahab Hosseini, Fatemeh Motamed-Arya

    Released2008

    Directed bySabine El Gemayel

    Niloofar is a 2008 drama film written and directed by Sabine El Gemayel....  more
  • 21

    The Misfortunes of Some

    The Misfortunes of Some is a 1982 documentary film directed by Omar Amiralay....
  • 22

    Whither?

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    I Want to See

    Catherine Deneuve, Joana Hadjithomas

    Released2008

    Directed byJoana Hadjithomas, Khalil Joreige

    I Want To See (Je Veux Voir) is a 2008 film written and directed by Khalil Joreige and Joana Hadjithomas....
  • 24

    Bahiya & Mahmoud

    Cyril Aris, Mounia Akl

    Released2010

    Directed byZaid Abu Hamdan

    Bahiya & Mahmoud is a 2010 short comedy drama film written and directed by Zaid Abu Hamdan. "Aging couple Bahiya and Mahmoud have fallen into a reliable routine of bickering and making one another...
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    Antar's Daughter

    Samira Tewfik

    Released1965

    Directed byNiazi Mostafa

    Antar's Daughter is a 1964 film directed by Niazi Mostafa....