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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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    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 Rossier....  more
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    12 Angry Lebanese: The Documentary is a 2009 film written and directed by Zeina Daccache....
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    Majdi Machmouchi, Zalfa Seurat

    Released2012

    Directed byFouad Alaywan

    Asfouri is a 2012 drama film written and directed by Fouad Alaywan....
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    Elie Mitri, Gabrielle Bou Rached

    Released2006

    Directed byMichel Kammoun

    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....  more
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    Mohamed Mounir, Hanan Tork

    Released2005

    Directed byJocelyne Saab

    Dunia is a 2005 film....  more
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    Mahmoud Mabsout, Carmen Lebbos

    Released1998

    Directed byZiad Doueiri

    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 (English: Algiers-Beirut: A Souvenir) is a 1998 film written and directed by Merzak Allouache....
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    Carlos Chahine

    Released2006

    Directed byGhassan Salhab

    Le dernier homme is a 2006 Lebanese film by the Lebanese director Ghassan Salhab....  more
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    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 is a 2009 documentary film directed by Simon El Habre....
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    Caroline Hatem, Chadi Haddad

    Released2012

    Directed byLara Saba

    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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    Rabih Mroué

    Released1998

    Directed byGhassan Salhab

    Phantom Beirut is a 1998 Lebanese film by the Lebanese director Ghassan salhab....  more
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    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 Festival...  more
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    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 by...  more
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    Gaston Chikhani, Shakib Khouri

    Released1962

    Directed byGeorges Nasser

    The Small Stranger is a 1962 film directed by Georges Nasser....
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    Ziad Rahbani, Liliane Nemri

    Released2003

    Directed byRanda Chahal Sabag

    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 her...  more
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    Mohammad al Masri

    Released2011

    Directed byLaila Hotait Salas

    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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    Sarah Warde, Elie Mitri

    Released2008

    Directed byFares Khalil

    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....  more
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    Embers is a 2012 documentary film directed by Tamara Stepanyan....
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    Marie-Rose Manougian, Linda Meguerdichian

    Released2010

    Directed byVatche Boulghourjian

    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 Sélection....  more
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    Fares al-Helou, Omar Malas

    Released1992

    Directed byMohammad Malas

    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 be...  more
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    "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 Middle...
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    Nadine Labaki, Sabah

    Released2005

    Directed byPhilippe Aractingi

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