Feature Film, Kurdish (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)



1. The End Will Be Spectacular (2019)

135 min | War

8.5
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After her brother's death in the hands of ISIS, Zilan returns to her natal city, where the people's demonstrations are receiving brutal repression. In the fight for her people's freedom, she will not remain a passive witness.

Director: Ersin Çelik | Stars: Arjîn Baysal, Arif Demîr, Sahire Ozhan, Delîl Pîran

Votes: 39

2. Turtles Can Fly (2004)

PG-13 | 98 min | Drama, War

8.1
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85 Metascore

Near the Iraqi-Turkish border on the eve of an American invasion, refugee children like 13-year-old Kak (Ebrahim), gauge and await their fate.

Director: Bahman Ghobadi | Stars: Soran Ebrahim, Avaz Latif, Saddam Hossein Feysal, Hiresh Feysal Rahman

Votes: 16,912 | Gross: $0.26M

3. A Time for Drunken Horses (2000)

Not Rated | 80 min | Drama, War

7.7
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78 Metascore

Young Iranian Kurdish siblings try to save the youngest of them, who is seriously ill.

Director: Bahman Ghobadi | Stars: Ayoub Ahmadi, Rojin Younessi, Amaneh Ekhtiar-dini, Madi Ekhtiar-dini

Votes: 6,994 | Gross: $0.70M

4. Bekas (2012)

97 min | Adventure, Drama

7.5
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Iraq in the early 1990 was a devastating land to survive in. When we think of Iraq, the first thing that tends to pop into our minds is the war and Saddam Hussein. But there is another side... See full summary »

Director: Karzan Kader | Stars: Zamand Taha, Sarwar Fazil, Diya Mariwan, Suliman Karim Mohamad

Votes: 4,116

5. Rhino Season (2012)

88 min | Drama, History, Thriller

6.5
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66 Metascore

Kurdish-Iranian poet Sahel has just been released from a thirty-year prison sentence in Iran. Now the one thing keeping him going is the thought of finding his wife, who thinks him dead for over twenty years.

Director: Bahman Ghobadi | Stars: Behrouz Vossoughi, Monica Bellucci, Yilmaz Erdogan, Caner Cindoruk

Votes: 5,716

6. My Sweet Pepper Land (2013)

100 min | Drama

7.0
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Baran, a Kurdish independence war hero, is now sheriff in Erbil, the capital city. No longer feeling useful in this society now at peace, he thinks about quitting the police force, but ... See full summary »

Director: Hiner Saleem | Stars: Korkmaz Arslan, Golshifteh Farahani, Suat Usta, Mir Murad Bedirxan

Votes: 1,983

7. The Suspended Step of the Stork (1991)

143 min | Drama, Romance

7.5
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A reporter stuck in a border town with an overcrowding of refugees sees a man he believes to be a long lost politician.

Director: Theodoros Angelopoulos | Stars: Marcello Mastroianni, Jeanne Moreau, Gregory Patrick Karr, Ilias Logothetis

Votes: 1,906

8. The Herd (1978)

Not Rated | 129 min | Drama

8.3
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Because of a local blood feud, a peasant family in eastern Turkey decides to sell its sheep - a most precious commodity - in far away Ankara. During their long train ride, bribes must be ... See full summary »

Director: Zeki Ökten | Stars: Tarik Akan, Melike Demirag, Erol Demiröz, Levent Inanir

Votes: 3,902

9. Half Moon (2006)

107 min | Comedy, Drama, Music

7.2
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72 Metascore

Mamo, an old and legendary Kurdish musician living in Iran, plans to give one final concert in Iraqi Kurdistan. After seven months of trying to get a permit and rounding up his ten sons, he... See full summary »

Director: Bahman Ghobadi | Stars: Ismail Ghaffari, Allah-Morad Rashtian, Farzin Sabooni, Kambiz Arshi

Votes: 2,492 | Gross: $0.00M

10. Zagros (2017)

102 min | Drama

6.4
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Havin, the young wife of Kurdish shepherd Zagros, is being accused of adultery. She flees with their daughter Rayhan from Kurdistan to Brussels. Zagros is convinced of her innocence, leaves his family to start a new life.

Director: Sahim Omar Kalifa | Stars: Maaike Neuville, Feyyaz Duman, Aziz Çapkurt, Halima Ilter

Votes: 418

11. Peykary Dll (The Heart Sculpture) (2019)

Comedy, Drama, Musical

7.7
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A love story between a poor boy and a rich girl.

Director: Shwan Attoof | Stars: Narin Alan, Reshan Hemo, Halwest Muhammad, Nzar Salami

Votes: 242

12. My Father's Wings (2016)

101 min | Drama

7.0
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Set against the backdrop of construction activity promising to fill in the empty spaces of the urban landscape with entirely new neighborhoods, a story unfolds of an aging construction ... See full summary »

Director: Kivanç Sezer | Stars: Menderes Samancilar, Musab Ekici, Kubra Kip, Tansel Öngel

Votes: 690

13. Before Snowfall (2013)

96 min | Drama

7.1
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A sixteen-year-old boy gets wrapped in plastic, and lowered into a tank truck full of crude oil. That's how Hisham Zaman's long awaited feature film debut begins.

Director: Hisham Zaman | Stars: Abdullah Taher, Suzan Ilir, Bahar Ozen, Ava Abdulsattar

Votes: 510

14. Meteors (2017)

Not Rated | 84 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi

6.8
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They come at night and everybody steps out. They light torches and remember those who have walked these streets before them. In the coming hours, the city will be on lockdown: an eclipse appears and meteors start to fall.

Director: Gürcan Keltek | Star: Ebru Ojen Sahin

Votes: 202

15. El clásico (2015)

95 min | Drama

7.1
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Two Kurdish little people in Iraq risk their lives to fulfill their dreams and that is to meet football hero Cristiano Ronaldo.

Director: Halkawt Mustafa | Stars: Ahmed Adel, Wrya Ahmed, Dana Ahmes, Kamaran Raoof

Votes: 401

16. Jani gal (2007)

100 min | Drama, History

7.2
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Setting: Sulaymaniah, Iraqi Kurdistan, in the 1940s. When his wife Kaleh goes into labor, her husband Jwamer runs to get the midwife. By ill luck, he runs into the middle of a political ... See full summary »

Director: Jamil Rostami | Stars: Nezar Selami, Rinas Voria, Abdol Hama Javan, Jian Ebrahim

Votes: 84

17. Before Your Eyes (2009)

Not Rated | 102 min | Drama

7.4
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Diyarbakir, in the late nineties: Two young Kurdish children are forced to live on the street after their parents have been murdered by a member of a secret state security force.

Director: Miraz Bezar | Stars: Senay Orak, Muhammed Al, Hakan Karsak, Suzan Ilir

Votes: 1,055

18. Reseba: The Dark Wind (2016)

92 min | Drama, Romance, War

7.4
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Radical Islamist militants attack a village in Iraq where a young Yazidi love couple prepares for marriage. From that moment onwards their lives are turned into a nightmare.

Director: Hussein Hassan Ali | Stars: Rekish Shahbaz, Dimen Zandi, Adil Abdolrahman, Meryem Boobani

Votes: 69

19. Memories on Stone (2014)

97 min | Comedy, Drama, History

7.0
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Kurdish childhood friends Hussein (37) and Alan (40) direct and produce a film about the genocide of Kurdish people in Iraq, the Anfal campaign in 1988. They learn that, to achieve veracity... See full summary »

Director: Shawkat Amin Korki | Stars: Hussein Hassan Ali, Salih Arif, Nazmi Kirik, Shima Molaei

Votes: 126

20. A Dream Before Dying (2018)

Drama

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Alan and his family deal with the horrors of war and the events in their lives that lead Alan to become one of the most fearless and respected bomb disposal technicians for the forces allied against ISIS in Northern Iraq.

Director: Fekri Baroshi | Stars: Delil Dilanar, Dejin Jamil Khidir, Alan Shamo Hajar, Enwer Shexani

Votes: 7

21. 14 Tirmeh (2017)

Drama

8.5
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In September 12 1980, the Turkish state carries out a military coup suppressing the struggle of the Kurds for human rights and freedom - their existence, identity, language and culture are ... See full summary »

Director: Hasim Aydemir | Stars: Veysel Erel, Bülent Keser, Tahsin Ozmen, Suat Usta

Votes: 18

22. Babamin Sesi (2012)

Not Rated | 88 min | Drama, Family

6.5
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When Basê finds herself revisited by voice recordings resurfacing from the past, she whispers to her son Mehmet things that he never knew.

Directors: Orhan Eskiköy, Zeynel Dogan | Stars: Basê Dogan, Gulizar Dogan, Zeynel Dogan

Votes: 310

23. Black Horse Memories (2015)

88 min | Drama

5.5
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A group of young people are trying to teach Kurdish in Turkish Kurdistan, a land where the teaching of the language is forbidden by Turkish authorities. Part of their work is to print ... See full summary »

Director: Shahram Alidi | Stars: Berrak Tüzünataç, Dimen Zandi, Senay Aydin, Vildan Atasever

Votes: 23

24. Mardan (2014)

Not Rated | 110 min | Drama

6.0
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Mardan is a police officer who one day meets Leila, whose husband has disappeared. Mardan takes it on himself to solve the mystery.

Director: Batin Ghobadi | Stars: Hussein Hassan Ali, Helly Luv, Feyyaz Duman, Ismail Zagros

Votes: 149

25. Kilometre Zero (2005)

Not Rated | 91 min | Comedy, Drama, War

6.1
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Set during the Iraq-Iran war in the 80s, the film tells of a tragicomic road trip set in Iraq's Kurdistan.

Director: Hiner Saleem | Stars: Nazmi Kirik, Eyam Ekrem, Belçim Bilgin, Ehmed Qeladizeni

Votes: 418

26. Kick Off (2009)

81 min | Drama

6.8
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Inside a beat up stadium in Kirkuk, Iraq, live many refugees trying to escape Sadam Hussein's administration. Asu lives with his younger brother who has lost his legs from a landmine. Next ... See full summary »

Director: Shawkat Amin Korki | Stars: Atug Asu, Shwan Attoof, Hamed Diyar, Hamajaga Hilin

Votes: 78

27. Ugly Duckling (2017)

91 min | Drama, Family | Completed

5.8
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Eylem is a young woman. She lives in a small Kurdish town and works at a rug workshop. She thinks her nose is too large, and dreams of having cosmetic surgery. However, one of her brothers ... See full summary »

Director: Ender Özkahraman | Stars: Feyyaz Duman, Ozan Çelik, Sukran Akti, Engin Emre Deger

Votes: 14

28. Letter to the King (2014)

75 min | Drama

6.9
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Letter to the King portrays five people on a day trip from a refugee camp to Oslo, a welcome change in an otherwise monotonous life. But we soon realize that each and every one of them has ... See full summary »

Director: Hisham Zaman | Stars: Ali Bag Salimi, Zheer Durhan, Nazmi Kirik, Hassan Dimirci

Votes: 222

29. Crossing the Dust (2006)

73 min | Drama

7.0
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A road movie set in Iraq in 2003 during the fall of Saddam. Two Kurds are looking for the parents of a five-year-old boy who has been found in the street in tears. His name is Saddam too. ... See full summary »

Director: Shawkat Amin Korki | Stars: Adil Abdolrahman, Hussein Hassan Ali, Aba Rash, Ayam Akram

Votes: 76

30. Walking (2011)

Drama

7.2
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1980. Xelilo, a disturbed man, lives in an abandoned store and walks endlessly through the streets of Nusaybin, a Kurdish village in the south east of Turkey He is curiously being noticed ... See full summary »

Director: Shiar Abdi | Stars: Abdullah Ado, Mehmet Avsar, Talat Ekinci, Serhat Ertuna

Votes: 45

31. Siyah karga (2016)

98 min | Drama

5.0
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Sara, who left her own country Iran without permission of her parents when she was a teenager, is an actress in Paris, France. She recieves a letter from Iran and she wants to go to her ... See full summary »

Director: M. Tayfur Aydin | Stars: Sedat Culum, Ayhan Eren, Sebnem Hassanisoughi, Medya Izgi

Votes: 78

32. The Death of Black Horses

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Director: Ferit Karahan | Stars: Nail Kirmizigül, Münir Can Cindoruk, Haki Biçici

33. The Face of the Ash (2014)

Not Rated | 98 min | Drama

6.4
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During the Iraqi-Iranian war, which started in 1980 and lasted for eight years, a Muslim family in a Kurdish village received from the government the corpse of their son, who had been ... See full summary »

Director: Shakhwan Idrees | Stars: Taha Aghajan, Naser Hasan

Votes: 23

34. Jiyan (2002)

102 min | Drama, Romance

7.1
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Five years following the infamous chemical and biological bombing of Halabja, Diyari, a Kurdish/ American good Samaritan, returns to his homeland to build an orphanage in what is left of ... See full summary »

Director: Jano Rosebiani | Stars: Kurdo Galali, Pirshang Berzinji, Choman Hawrami, Enwer Shexani

Votes: 104

35. Red Heart (2011)

77 min | Drama, Romance

6.5
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The teenagers Shirin and Soran are in love, and want to marry, but Shirin's father has arranged her marriage, and forbids them. On her wedding night Soran kidnaps her for them to be together.

Director: Halkawt Mustafa | Stars: Ali Ahmed, Soran Ebrahim, Soran Ibrahim, Shahen Jamal

Votes: 53

36. Bêrîtan (2006)

162 min | Drama, War

6.9
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Directors: Jinda Baran, Halil Uysal, Dersim Zeravanr | Stars: Jinda Baran, Beritan Cûdi, Ömer Harran, Rubar Qamislo

Votes: 120

37. Winterland (2007)

52 min | Drama

6.4
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A love story about two Kurds in the north of Norway.

Director: Hisham Zaman | Stars: Raouf Saraj, Shler Rahnoma, Kawa Gilli, Alibag Salimi

Votes: 196

38. Ehmedê Xanî'den: Mem û Zîn (1991)

83 min | Drama, Romance

6.7
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Based upon an ancient epic poem by "Ahmad Khani", the film relates the story of Mem,a young Kurdish boy, who falls in love with Zin, the daughter of the governor of Butan,when the people ... See full summary »

Director: Ümit Elçi | Stars: Meltem Doganay, Yalçin Dümer, Levent Güner, Eser Giray

Votes: 140

39. Arada (II) (2018)

65 min | Comedy

6.0
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Director: Ali Kemal Çinar

Votes: 28

40. Doz (2012)

Drama

5.7
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Director: Viyan Mayi | Stars: Diyar Dersem, Fekri Baroshi

Votes: 12

41. The Last Four (2010)

81 min | Crime, Drama

7.3
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Four friends seek asylum as refugees in Sweden, but are rejected. They decide to stay illegally. According to the Swedish Migration Board a person can seek again after four years. Only three days now remain.

Director: Karzan Kader | Stars: Karzan Kader, Siham Shurafa, Piotr Marciniak, Fryad Latif

Votes: 39

42. Whisper with the Wind (2009)

88 min | Drama

7.0
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An elderly radio-operator travels across Kurdestan in the war-torn 80s assuring communication between lost families.

Director: Shahram Alidi | Stars: Omer Chawshin, Maryam Boubani, Fakher Mohammad Barzani, Bistoun Ali Ghader

Votes: 160

43. Dol (2007)

90 min | Drama

5.7
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On his wedding day, a Kurdish man must flee through Turkish, then Iraqi and eventually Iranian Kurdistan.

Director: Hiner Saleem | Stars: Nazmi Kirik, Belçim Bilgin, Omer Chawshin, Rojîn Ulker

Votes: 127

44. Requiem of Snow (2005)

90 min | Drama

6.5
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People are praying for rainfall... a Land parched in drought... the illusion of snow... Rozhin is engulfed in reveries of flight from an undesirable marriage... Rozhin seeks support from a stranger... and this is not the end of the story.

Director: Jamil Rostami | Stars: Abdollah Ahmadi, Anvar Farajpour, Delnia Farajpour, Mohayeddin Variani

Votes: 43

45. Samyan (2013)

62 min | Action, Drama, Family

5.3
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In the secret relationship between a manager and his secretary begins a tragedy.

Director: Mohammad Jano | Stars: Rekish Shahbaz, Bangen Ali

Votes: 6

46. Pako (2015)

68 min | Drama

5.6
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A soldier gets permission from the military services during the Iraqi-Iranian war, and returns back to his village for his wedding. When he returns to the army, he finds his fellows ... See full summary »

Director: Walid M. Taher | Stars: Rekish Shahbaz, Berivan Isa, Fathi Evari, Adil Abdolrahman

Votes: 9

47. Klamek ji bo Beko (1992)

100 min | War

6.0
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Beko is a young Kurd who lives in the Turkish part of Kurdistan.

Director: Nizamettin Ariç | Stars: Nizamettin Ariç, Bezara Arsen, Lusika Hesen, Cemalê Jora

Votes: 73

48. Sacrifice (II) (2018)

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Director: Rizgar Husen | Stars: Rana Sawri, Shana Dilovan, Mohammed Idris, Nawroz Shaban

49. The Last Winter (2014)

75 min | Drama, Family

5.3
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Baji and headman are the sole survivors of an isolated village . that is going under the water little by little . They are the only companion & confidant of one another, who are waiting for... See full summary »

Director: Salem Salavati | Stars: Asiye Moradizar, Jafar Shaikhahmadi

Votes: 19

50. Narcissus Blossom (2006)

80 min

5.9
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Directors: Hussein Hassan Ali, Masoud Arif Salih | Stars: Hussein Hassan Ali, Mohammed A. Artishi, Shahin Kivork, Bakir Kovli

Votes: 23


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