movies of israel/palestineby suvradip-bhattacharyya74 | created - 08 Dec 2016 | updated - 4 months ago | Public
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1. Halfon Hill Doesn't Answer (1976)
92 min | Comedy
Sergio Konstanza, a Swindler, owes money to Mr. Hasson. He escapes to the desert where he joins a wacky army reserve unit whose Sergeant is engaged to one of Mr. Hasson's Daughters.
2. Ajami (2009)
Not Rated | 124 min | Crime, Drama
Ajami is the religiously mixed community of Muslims and Christians in Tel Aviv. These are five stories about the everyday life in Ajami.
Votes: 5,749 | Gross: $0.62M
3. Wedding in Galilee (1987)
Not Rated | 113 min | Drama
A Palestinian seeks Israeli permission to waive curfew to give his son a fine wedding. The military governor's condition is that he and his officers attend. The groom berates his father for... See full summary »
4. Life According to Agfa (1992)
100 min | Drama
The film takes place in Tel Aviv, much of it in a fictitious local pub called Barbie, a satirical nickname for a famous Israeli mental health institution. The pub's name hints at the ... See full summary »
5. Bonjour Monsieur Shlomi (2003)
Not Rated | 94 min | Drama, Comedy
The new math teacher and new school principal discover the 16-year-old underachiever failing classes is really a genius, and the kid's own family's too busy relying on him to mend family fences to notice his brilliance either.
6. Lemon Tree (2008)
Not Rated | 106 min | Drama, War
The story of a Palestinian widow who must defend her lemontree field when a new Israeli Defense Minister moves next to her and threatens to have her lemon grove torn down.
Votes: 6,054 | Gross: $0.57M
7. The Syrian Bride (2004)
97 min | Comedy, Drama
In Majdal Shams, the largest Druze village in Golan Heights on the Israeli-Syrian border, the Druze bride Mona is engaged to get married with Tallel, a television comedian that works in the... See full summary »
Votes: 3,139 | Gross: $0.38M
8. The Band's Visit (2007)
PG-13 | 87 min | Comedy, Drama, Music
A band comprised of members of the Egyptian police force head to Israel to play at the inaugural ceremony of an Arab arts center, only to find themselves lost in the wrong town.
Votes: 12,334 | Gross: $3.05M
9. Omar (2013)
Not Rated | 98 min | Crime, Drama, Romance
A young Palestinian freedom fighter agrees to work as an informant after he's tricked into an admission of guilt by association in the wake of an Israeli soldier's killing.
Votes: 12,396 | Gross: $0.36M
10. Dancing Arabs (2014)
Not Rated | 104 min | Drama
A Palestinian-Israeli boy named Eyad is sent to a prestigious boarding school in Jerusalem, where he struggles with issues of language, culture, and identity.
Votes: 1,555 | Gross: $0.28M
11. The Blue Elephant (2014)
170 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery
The story of Dr. Yehia, a psychotherapist at Al Abbasia hospital. He works in the department treating the criminally insane, only to find his best friend to be one of the patients. Trying ... See full summary »
14. Junction 48 (2016)
Not Rated | 95 min | Action, Biography, Crime
Set against a backdrop of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, Palestinian rapper Kareem and his singer girlfriend Manar struggle, love and make music in their crime-ridden ghetto and Tel Aviv's hip-hop club scene.
Votes: 604 | Gross: $0.01M
15. Very Big Shot (2015)
107 min | Action, Crime, Drama
Intending to smuggle drugs across the borders, a small-time Lebanese drug-dealer slyly manipulates public opinion with the help of an underrated filmmaker.
16. Excuse My French (2014)
Not Rated | 99 min | Comedy
A Christian kid suddenly is forced to go to a public school after his father dies and because of a misunderstanding everyone thinks that he's a Muslim.
17. Gett: The Trial of Viviane Amsalem (2014)
Not Rated | 115 min | Drama
After a lukewarm marriage of over twenty years, a woman appeals to her husband's compassion to obtain the desirable divorce document in front of a court, which proves to be more challenging than she would expect.
Votes: 5,650 | Gross: $0.99M
18. When Pigs Have Wings (2011)
98 min | Comedy
After a tempest, fishermen do not find only fish in their nets. That is what happens to Jafaar, a poor fisherman who lives poorly in Gaza. And what he hauls in is really upsetting : imagine... See full summary »
20. The Source (2011)
135 min | Comedy, Drama
A comedy/drama set in a village and centered on a battle of the sexes, where women threaten to withhold sexual favors if their men refuse to fetch water from a remote well.
21. Late Marriage (2001)
Unrated | 102 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Zaza is a 31-year old Israeli bachelor, handsome and intelligent, and his family wants to see him married. But tradition dictates that Zaza has to choose a young virgin. She must be ... See full summary »
Votes: 2,908 | Gross: $1.55M
22. The Policeman (1971)
87 min | Comedy, Drama
Azulai is a policeman in Jaffa, whose incompetence is only matched by his soft-heartedness. His superiors want to send him to early retirement, but he would like to stay on the force, and ... See full summary »
23. Arranged (2007)
Not Rated | 90 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
ARRANGED centers on the friendship between an Orthodox Jewish woman and a Muslim woman who meet as first-year teachers at a public school in Brooklyn. Over the course of the year they learn... See full summary »
Votes: 2,642 | Gross: $0.02M
25. Kippur (2000)
Not Rated | 117 min | Drama, War
The film takes place in 1973 during the Yom Kippur War in which Egypt and Syria launched attacks in Sinai and the Golan Heights. The story is told from the perspective of Israeli soldiers. ... See full summary »
Votes: 1,513 | Gross: $0.11M
27. Rana's Wedding (2002)
Unrated | 90 min | Drama, Comedy
About a Palestinian girl of 17 who wants to get married to the man of her own choosing. Rana wakes up one morning to an ultimatum delivered by her father: she must either choose a husband ... See full summary »
30. Amreeka (2009)
PG-13 | 96 min | Drama
A drama centered on the trials and tribulations of a proud Palestinian Christian immigrant single mother and her teenage son in small town Indiana.
Votes: 3,335 | Gross: $0.62M
31. West Beirut (1998)
PG-13 | 105 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
In April, 1975, civil war breaks out; Beirut is partitioned along a Moslem-Christian line. Tarek is in high school, making Super 8 movies with his friend, Omar. At first the war is a lark: ... See full summary »
Votes: 3,125 | Gross: $0.34M
32. The Human Resources Manager (2010)
Not Rated | 103 min | Comedy, Drama
A tragi-comedy centered on the HR manager of Israel's largest industrial bakery, who sets out to save the reputation of his business and prevent the publication of a defamatory article.
Votes: 1,285 | Gross: $0.06M
33. Turn Left at the End of the World (2004)
110 min | Drama, Romance
As a family from India moves in to a desert neighborhood in Southern Israel in the 1960's, the family's eldest, beautiful daughter discovers friendship and romance with the lovely local ... See full summary »
37. Big Bad Wolves (2013)
Not Rated | 110 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller
A series of brutal murders puts the lives of three men on a collision course: The father of the latest victim now out for revenge, a vigilante police detective operating outside the ... See full summary »
Votes: 14,478 | Gross: $0.03M
41. Jellyfish (2007)
Unrated | 78 min | Drama
Meduzot (the Hebrew word for Jellyfish) tells the story of three very different Israeli women living in Tel Aviv whose intersecting stories weave an unlikely portrait of modern Israeli life... See full summary »
Votes: 2,453 | Gross: $0.34M
43. The Farewell Party (2014)
Unrated | 95 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Residents of a retirement home build a machine for self-euthanasia in order to help their terminally ill friend, though they are faced with a series of dilemmas when rumors of the machine begin to spread.
Votes: 1,864 | Gross: $0.17M