Film 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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Anthony Quinn, Michael Ansara, Irene Papas 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 ...more

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Ashraf Barhom, Michael Moshonov, Oshri Cohen 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. ...more

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A Bedu Girl in Love Samira Tewfik 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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Nadine Labaki, Yasmine Elmasri, Caroline 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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Soraya Khoury, Youcef Hosni, Roger Hawa 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 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, Caroline Hatem 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.

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Around the Pink House is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Movies From Lebanon
Around the Pink House Zina Arida, Antoine Balabane, Fadi Abi Samra 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

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A Tempo: The 3rd Act Zeina Makki, Kim Baraka A Tempo: The 3rd Act is a 2012 musical/drama short film written and directed by Maria Abdel Karim.

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A Civilized People is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Movies From Lebanon
A Civilized People Bruno Todeschini, Sotigui Kouyaté, Carmen Lebbos Civilisées is a 1999 French- and Arabic-language film directed and written by Randa Chahal Sabag, a renowned Lebanese film maker and screen writer.

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A Very Dangerous Man Kassem Hatoum, Faraj Aoun, Selim Mourad A Very Dangerous Man is a 2012 short drama film written and directed by Mazen Khaled.

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American Jihadist is a 2009 documentary film directed by Mark Claywell and written by Jody Jenkins.

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Nadine Labaki, Karin Dor, Frederick Stafford 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

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

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Carmen Lebbos, Roger Assaf, Aouni Kawass 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 ...more

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Christopher Lloyd, Rob Lowe, Julia Kassar 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.

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Al Istiyaf fi Lubnan is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Movies From Lebanon
Al Istiyaf fi Lubnan Al Istiyaf fi Lubnan is a Lebanese film directed by the Egypto-Lebanese Bishara Wakim in 1947.

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Shahab Hosseini, Fatemeh Motamed-Arya, Roya Nonahali Niloofar is a 2008 drama film written and directed by Sabine El Gemayel.

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

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Whither?

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I Want to See Catherine Deneuve, Joana Hadjithomas, Julien Hirsch I Want To See (Je Veux Voir) is a 2008 film written and directed by Khalil Joreige and Joana Hadjithomas.

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Bahiya & Mahmoud Cyril Aris, Mounia Akl, Mardig Troshagerian 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 ...more

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

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American Radical: The Trials of Norman Finkelstein is a 2009 documentary film about the life of the American academic Norman Finkelstein, directed and produced by David Ridgen and Nicolas ...more

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12 Angry Lebanese: The Documentary 12 Angry Lebanese: The Documentary is a 2009 film written and directed by Zeina Daccache.

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Asfouri Majdi Machmouchi, Zalfa Seurat, Caroline Hatem Asfouri is a 2012 drama film written and directed by Fouad Alaywan.

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Elie Mitri, Gabrielle Bou Rached, Said Serhan Falafel is a 2006 Lebanese film written and directed by Michel Kammoun. It world premiered on September 16, 2006 at the Ayam Beirut Festival. Falafel is Kammoun's first feature film.

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Dunia is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous Movies From Lebanon
Dunia Mohamed Mounir, Hanan Tork, Sawsan Badr Dunia is a 2005 film.

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Mahmoud Mabsout, Carmen Lebbos, Liliane Nemri Lebanese writer Ziad Doueiri made his directorial debut with this French-Lebanese-Belgian-Norwegian co-production, an autobiographical drama with Arabic and French dialogue. In 1975, after ...more

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Alger-Beyrouth. Pour mémoire Alger-Beyrouth: Pour mémoire (English: Algiers-Beirut: A Souvenir) is a 1998 film written and directed by Merzak Allouache.

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Carlos Chahine Le dernier homme is a 2006 Lebanese film by the Lebanese director Ghassan Salhab.

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Saat el Fahrir Dakkat, Barra y... is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous Movies From Lebanon
Saat el Fahrir Dakkat, Barra ya Isti Mar Saat el Fahrir Dakkat, Barra ya Isti Mar is a 1974 documentary film directed by Heiny Srour.

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The One Man Village The One Man Village is a 2009 documentary film directed by Simon El Habre.

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Blind Intersections Caroline Hatem, Chadi Haddad, Paul Mattar Blind Intersections is a 2012 Lebanese drama film directed by Lara Saba. The film was selected as the Lebanese entry for the Best Foreign Language Film at the 86th Academy Awards, but it was not ...more

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Phantom Beirut Rabih Mroué Phantom Beirut is a 1998 Lebanese film by the Lebanese director Ghassan salhab.

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I Can't Go Home I Can't Go Home is a 2007 Lebanese film and the third film directed by Joana Hadjithomas and Khalil Joreige. This film was selected in the Atelier of the Cinefondation at the 2007 Cannes Film

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Hostage of Time is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous Movies From Lebanon
Hostage of Time Hostage of Time is a film from Lebanon by Jean K. Chamoun. The narrative focuses on the experiences of a young female doctor who returns to her village in south Lebanon to find the area affected ...more

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The Small Stranger Gaston Chikhani, Shakib Khouri, Suzette Stellwy The Small Stranger is a 1962 film directed by Georges Nasser.

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The Kite Ziad Rahbani, Liliane Nemri, Julia Kassar In director Randa Chahal Sabbag's fairytale for troubled times, sixteen-year old Lamia must cross a border checkpoint between Lebanon and Israel to marry a man she has never met. Neither she nor ...more

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Crayons of Askalan Mohammad al Masri Crayons of Askalan is a 2011 documentary, animation, biography film written by Laila Hotait Salas and Tetra Balestri and directed by Laila Hotait Salas.

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Amour d'Enfants Sarah Warde, Elie Mitri, Firas El-Hader Amour d'Enfants a film by Lebanese director Fares Khalil, is a 2008 Lebanese film. It is a romantic comedy dealing with Lebanese social issues.

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The Tornado is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous Movies From Lebanon
The Tornado

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Embers Embers is a 2012 documentary film directed by Tamara Stepanyan.

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The Fifth Column Marie-Rose Manougian, Linda Meguerdichian, Aida Srabonian The Fifth Column, is a Lebanese–American short film, directed by Vatche Boulghourjian. It competed in the 2010 Cannes Film Festival where it was awarded 3rd Prize by the Cinéfondation, La ...more

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The Night Fares al-Helou, Omar Malas, Hayat Chafik The Night or Al-Lail is a Syrian feature drama film by director Mohamed Malas. The film is set in Quneitra and is about the Arab-Israeli conflict. In 1993 it became the first Syrian feature to ...more

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Satellite Queens "By focusing on the popular women's talk show Kalam Nawaem (Sweet Talk or Women Talk), this lively documentary explores how Arab satellite TV influences lifestyles and public opinion in the ...more

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Bosta Nadine Labaki, Sabah, Mahmoud Mabsout Bosta is a 2005 Lebanese film by the director Philippe Aractingi. Bosta is a story of young Lebanese artists who meet again, after being separated, and tour different cities of Lebanon in an old ...more

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Gate #5 Gate #5 is a 2011 documentary film written and directed by Simon El Habre.

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Khiam Khiam is a 2001 film directed by Joana Hadjithomas and Khalil Joreige.