Filming Location Matching "Damascus, Syria" (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)



1. HyperNormalisation (2016)

166 min | Documentary

8.2
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Adam Curtis explains how, at a time of confusing and inexplicable world events, politicians and the people they represent have retreated in to a damaging over-simplified version of what is happening.

Director: Adam Curtis | Stars: Adam Curtis, Donald Trump, Vladimir Putin, Victor Gotbaum

Votes: 6,490

2. Breaking Bones (Kaser Adem) (2022)

40 min | Action, Drama

8.7
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The series revolves around a powerful figure in the Syrian society called Al-Hakam, who carries out illegal activities, including drug smuggling. All his plans will be revealed by a woman who seeks vengeance for the murder of her husband.

Stars: Samer Ismail, Nadine Tahseen Beck, Walaa Azzam, Fayez Kazak

Votes: 47

3. Damascus Under Fire (2018)

113 min | Action, Drama, Thriller

5.3
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Two Iranian pilots are in a special mission to save the people of a small Syrian city who are surrounded by the terrorists. But they have to face many challenges before manage to accomplish their mission.

Director: Ebrahim Hatamikia | Stars: Babak Hamidian, Hadi Hejazifar, Pierre Dagher, Layth Al-Mufti

Votes: 2,431

4. Al Nadam (2016)

45 min | Drama, Romance, War

9.1
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A writer in his forty, writing about his wealthy family before and after the Syrian crisis, to review the living conditions since 2003 until now.

Stars: Salloom Haddad, Bassem Yakhour, Mahmoud Nasr, Dana Mardini

Votes: 521

5. Al Hayba the Payback (2020)

45 min | Action, Crime, Drama

8.1
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Several years after the ambush, which targeted Jabal Sheikh Al-Jabal, where he lost his wife and son. Jabal feels the danger coming to Al-Hayba and his family so he decides to leave his ... See full summary »

Stars: Joseph Abboud, Mohamad Akil, Khitam Al Lahham, Farouk Al-Jumaat

Votes: 72

6. Spy in Your Eye (1965)

Unrated | 85 min | Adventure, Drama, Mystery

5.1
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A leading American spy has a miniature camera surgically implanted in his eye, unbeknownst to him, and with it photographs secrets for the Russians, helping them gather information about a newly created death ray.

Director: Vittorio Sala | Stars: Brett Halsey, Pier Angeli, Gastone Moschin, Tania Béryl

Votes: 113

7. Sopralluoghi in Palestina per il vangelo secondo Matteo (1965)

54 min | Documentary

7.1
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While scouting locations for his classic "The Gospel According to St. Matthew", director Pier Paolo Pasolini noticed that filming in the actual site of the story, in Palestine, wouldn't be ... See full summary »

Director: Pier Paolo Pasolini | Stars: don Andrea Carraro, Pier Paolo Pasolini

Votes: 286

8. Heavy Metal in Baghdad (2007)

R | 84 min | Documentary, Music, War

7.6
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In the late summer of 2006, in the middle of the insurgency, filmmakers Eddy Moretti and Suroosh Alvi traveled to Baghdad to meet and interview the only heavy metal band in Iraq, ... See full summary »

Directors: Suroosh Alvi, Eddy Moretti | Stars: Firas Al-Lateef, Suroosh Alvi, Marwan Reyad, Faisal Talal

Votes: 1,133

9. Chaos (III) (2018)

95 min | Documentary

5.0
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The film narrates the story of three women in three different cities. They have given up on life. One lives in Damascus. She has stopped speaking to others entirely, isolating herself in ... See full summary »

Director: Sara Fattahi

Votes: 39

10. The Survivor (1995)

144 min | Drama, History

7.5
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A slight preview of the palestinian case about a palestinian doctor who lives with his wife and Farahan, his son in Haifa while facing the israeli occupation.

Director: Seifollah Dad | Stars: Essam Abachi, Salma Al-Masri, Sabah Barakat, Alaa El Din Koksh

Votes: 331

11. Syrian Metal Is War (2018)

87 min | Documentary

8.3
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How Syria's heavy metal bands struggled to survive the war.

Director: Monzer Darwish | Stars: Ali Khalil, Fadi Massimiri, Rawad Messih, Garo Panoghlian

Votes: 22

12. Don't Touch My Children (2010)

85 min | Drama, Thriller

6.5
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A film inspired on the true story of the two abducted children of Janneke Schoonhoven. She struggled 2 years to get her abducted children back to Holland, from the father that took them to Syria.

Director: Ron Termaat | Stars: Karina Smulders, Jurgen Bogaert, Fiona Livingston, Cahit Ölmez

Votes: 276

13. Be Brave

Documentary, Adventure, Biography | Announced

Real footage captures this haunting and inspiring story of filmmaker Daniel Northcott's travels over 9 years, through 42 countries and into the darkness of a Mayan burial chamber where his ... See full summary »

Directors: Daniel Northcott, Mikki Willis | Stars: Saurabh Khanna, Tom Northcott, Naomi Wilson, Tanya Northcott

14. Little World (2012)

84 min | Documentary, Adventure, Biography

7.6
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Albert and Anna use to travel around the world without money and in a wheelchair. Now they want to conquer their craziest challenge: to reach the other side of the planet, from Barcelona to New Zealand.

Director: Marcel Barrena | Stars: Albert Casals, Anna Socías, Àlex Casals, Mont Serradó

Votes: 279

15. Waiting (I) (2005)

90 min | Drama

4.8
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Before leaving to settle abroad, Ahmad accepts one last job. He must audition actors for the new National Palestinian Theatre. On the road with interviewer Bissan and her cameraman Loumir, ... See full summary »

Director: Rashid Masharawi | Stars: Areen Omari, Youssef Baroud, Abderrahman Abou El Qassem, Fouad Al Shomali

Votes: 194

16. Moment of Silence (2019)

Action, Drama

8.1
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Suddenly at night a prison warden arrives to execute the death sentence of two prisoners disregarding all the protocols, the prisoners will be smuggled out of prison and replaced by two others, to hide a case of getting rid of witnesses.

Stars: Fadi Abi Samra, Iyad Abou Al Shamat, Toulin Al-Bakri, Khaled Alkeesh

Votes: 52

17. Woman (2007)

96 min | Biography

7.9
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Against the oppressive environment of religious fanaticism, political turmoil, archaic traditions, and the rise of fundamentalist Islamic movements, one extraordinary Arabian woman rises up... See full summary »

Director: Ziad H. Hamzeh | Star: Bouthaina Shaaban

Votes: 57

18. Türme des Schweigens (1952)

92 min | Adventure

5.6
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Director: Hans Bertram | Stars: Philip Dorn, Gisela Uhlen, Carl Raddatz, Hermann Schomberg

Votes: 15

19. The War Show (2016)

100 min | Documentary, Drama, War

7.3
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A Syrian radio DJ shares her experiences in the aftermath of the 2011 Arab Spring.

Directors: Andreas Dalsgaard, Obaidah Zytoon | Stars: Obaidah Zytoon, Nawwara, Amal, Muhammad Houssam

Votes: 251

20. Ahmad Maryam (2019)

Drama, Romance

7.1
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The film, Ahmad and Maryam depict a forbidden love story between a young Syrian Muslim man, Ahmad and a young Syrian Christian woman, Maryam. A story about the power of love and the price ... See full synopsis »

Director: Saleh Jamal Eddin | Stars: Mashhour Alali, Hoda Alhallak, Ahmad Alharfi, Karin Bjurström

Votes: 26

21. The Maltese Double Cross (1994)

Not Rated | 157 min | Documentary

8.0
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An investigation into the crash of Pan Am Flight 103 over Lockerbie, Scotland.

Director: Allan Francovich | Stars: Martin Cadman, William Barr, Innes Graham, Jim Swire

Votes: 24

22. Hassiba (2008)

120 min | Drama

6.4
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Abdi Bey gives his little boy, Selman, a box containing a treasure but that cannot be opened until the phoenix sings. When Abdi Bey is abducted by a group of false policemen, he disappears,... See full summary »

Director: Rimon Butros | Stars: Sulaf Fawakhrji, Talhat Hamdy

Votes: 7

23. Tro (1997– )

28 min | Documentary

5.8
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Documentary series with a strong focus on Danes and their religious beliefs. It often has a critical angle, rising fundamental questions such as Who are we?, What is religion good for?, Why... See full summary »

Stars: Vagn Olsen, Helle Lyster, Kristian Thulesen Dahl, Ouafa Rian

Votes: 6

24. The Storm (1970)

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Director: Roger Cardinal | Stars: Yasser Arafat, Pierre Gemayel, King Hussein, Michel Lambert

25. Al Shatat (2003– )

Drama, History

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This controversial Syrian documentary based on "The Protocols of the Elders of Zion" alleges that Jews are engaging in a conspiracy to rule the world.

Stars: Saleh Al-Hayek, Hani Al-Rumani, Jihan Abdel Azim, Hossam Eid

26. The Confession (VIII) (2010)

Short, Romance

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The professor Majid confesses to his friend Adil in the new year's eve about his love to the dead wife of that friend, the love that last more than 30 years without even telling her. Then ... See full summary »

Director: Abdullah Alassil | Stars: Abulqader Almanla, Lena Hawarneh, Jamal Kebbech

27. Iraq: The Lost Generation (2008 Video)

43 min | Documentary, Short

7.0
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Filmmaker Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy investigates the biggest and most catastrophic refugee crisis in the Middle East since the Palestinian diaspora of 1948.

Director: Ed Robbins | Stars: Akram Al-Hasani, Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy, Sybella Wilkes

Votes: 7

28. Abu Janti 2 (2012)

Comedy

3.9
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The services of a Syrian taxi driver "Abu Janti" include driving his customers to their destinations and ends up solving their problems, getting himself into funny situations.

Stars: Sawsan Abu Affar, Taj Haydar, Samia Al Jazaery, Samer al Masri

Votes: 8

29. Stars in Broad Daylight (1988)

105 min | Drama

6.9
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In his debut feature film, director Muhammad explores the inexorable dissolution of a family, ironically during the planning of a wedding, the kind of ritual that ought to bond family ... See full summary »

Director: Ossama Mohammed | Stars: Zuhair Abdlulkarim, Sabah As-Salem, Saad Eddin Baqdoones, Fuad Ghazi

Votes: 78

30. The Bird Curse (2010)

7 min | Short, Thriller

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While Ahmad rest in the backseat of his car, Amjad drives to travel across the country. A stranger flashes Amjad with an auto-stop signal, while he returns with the Bird Move signal and a big laugh. But who laughs at the end?

Directors: Khaldoun Qaddoura, Ahmad Wardeh, Amjad Wardeh | Stars: Khaldoun Qaddoura, Ahmad Wardeh, Amjad Wardeh

31. Every Day, Every Day (2013)

26 min | Documentary, Short

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A diary documenting the life of a Syrian family in times when the revolution shifts into a civil war, and the dramatic circumstances they face when the oldest son is called to join the state army.

Director: Reem Karssli

32. Under the Ceiling (2005)

100 min | Drama

6.7
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As far as one can remember, water has been dropping from this ceiling. One drop after another, slowly, like an ever-repeating dream that spreads all-over and changes the rhythm of life, ... See full summary »

Director: Nidal Debs | Stars: Fares Al-Helou, Rami Hanna, Sulafa Memar, Amal Omran

Votes: 26

33. Deaf Day (2011)

16 min | Short, Drama, Family

5.7
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In Damascus, Syria, a mother prepares her deaf son to leave their home and venture outside to learn how to live in a hearing world. However, it is the son who ends up teaching his mother the value of silence.

Directors: Rana Kazkaz, Anas Khalaf | Stars: Laith Tahle, Sulaf Fawakhrji

Votes: 7

34. The Pot (2005)

12 min | Short

7.5
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Pregnancy is the center of middle-eastern Muslim woman's life. Marrying, getting pregnant & raising kids are her reason for being; what would a dream be then? The film is an exploration of ... See full summary »

Director: Diana El Jeiroudi

Votes: 17

35. Torjoman El Ashwak (2019)

45 min | Drama

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Stars: Abbas al Nouri, Remy Sarmeny

36. Forbidden Desert (1957)

Approved | 45 min | Documentary

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The fabled adventures of John Lewis Burckhardt, who dared to penetrate the forbidden interior of ancient Arabia to find the lost palace of Zenobia and the Biblical cities of Baalbek, Gerasa, and Petra.

Director: Jackson Winter | Stars: Rafik Shammas, Abdallah Saleh, Ibrahim Mohamed Aly, Ahmed Abdallah

37. I Heart Damascus (2018 TV Movie)

23 min | Documentary

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British Architect Hussam Chakouf returns to his hometown of Damascus on a quest to re-build the war-torn Syria.

Director: Lana Parshina

38. The Silence of War, Damascus (2019)

30 min | Short

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How does Damascus sound? This is an intimate portrait of the Syrian capital, full of nuances and hidden spots. We enter into the streets and the culture of Damascus with the writer and war ... See full summary »

Director: José Bautista | Star: Mikel Ayestaran

39. Dolls: A Woman from Damascus (2007)

60 min | Documentary, Family

6.8
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Exploring the daily life of a Damascene ambitious woman, while the Muslim Barbie, Fulla, is invading the daily life of everyone!

Director: Diana El Jeiroudi

Votes: 18

40. Diadem

30 min | Documentary, Short

War 2013. Chaos and senselessness but also beauty and poeticism- an experience deeply imprinted in the subconscious. Outside of the tragedy of the war that crushed her dreams, Youla's world... See full summary »

Director: Milana Majar

41. Morning Fears, Night Chants (2013)

39 min | Documentary, Short

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A young Syrian woman doesn't share her parents' beliefs, but she's still been locked up inside their belief system all her life. Because she is a young woman, her parents almost never allow... See full summary »

Directors: Diana El Jeiroudi, Guevara Namer

42. Syrian School (2010– )

60 min | Documentary

8.1
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Five-part series following a year in the life of four schools in Damascus, a high pressure crossroads in the Middle East. It concentrates on some remarkable characters finding their way in ... See full summary »

Votes: 14

43. Llifeline to Gaza: The Return (2010)

72 min | Documentary

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Director: Hassan Ghani | Stars: Kim Heaton-Heather, Kieran Turner

44. The White Helmets (2017)

14 min | Documentary, Short

3.6
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Director: Ali Kwan

Votes: 5

45. Jalila (2014)

23 min | Documentary, Short

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It could be just another film about a woman, or women; the ones we see in our everyday lives. Jalila brings a different perspective on women in a crisis or a war situation. Jalila is not ... See full summary »

Director: Adnan Jetto

46. Father (II)

Biography, Drama | Announced

A story based from a real events, about a father who sacrifice everything for his children. He sacrifice his life, his future and his happiness, all that after when the love of his life ... See full summary »

Director: Khaldoun Qaddoura

47. Syria: Faiths in Harmony (2008)

G | 20 min | Short

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This Film is about Coexistence in Syria between different faiths and religions. It emphasizes on the means of dialogue to solve all the problems that may happen and it prevents from the ... See full synopsis »

Director: Mhd Wafed Ahdali

48. Paying to Go War (2012)

8 min | Documentary, Short

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Director: Daniel Suberviola | Stars: José Manuel López, Antonio Pampliega, Ángel Sastre, Daniel Suberviola

49. Manalyze (2009)

10 min | Documentary, Short

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50. Samir's Room (2011)

17 min | Short, Drama

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Samir's Room is the first fiction film by Palestinian Activist and Documentary Maker, Osama Qashoo. Samir arrives home from College in the West to find his family, Mum, Dad, Sisters and ... See full summary »

Director: Osama Qashoo | Stars: Sahar Fozy, Antoinette Najeeb, Salim Shreiky, Yamen Sulaiman


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