Country: Saudi Arabia ( 11 )

Wadjda (2012)

Comedy, Drama

WADJDA is a 10-year-old girl living in a suburb of Riyadh, the capital of Saudi Arabia. Although she lives in a conservative world, Wadjda is fun loving, entrepreneurial and always pushing the boundaries of what she can get away with. After a fight with her friend Abdullah, a neighborhood boy she shouldn't be playing with, Wadjda sees a beautiful green bicycle for sale. She wants the bicycle desperately so that she can beat Abdullah in a race. But Wadjda's mother won't allow it, fearing repercussions from a society that sees bicycles as dangerous to a girl's virtue. So Wadjda decides to try and raise the money herself. At first, Wadjda's mother is too preoccupied with convincing her husband not to take a second wife to realize what's going on. And soon enough Wadjda's plans are thwarted when she is caught running various schemes at school. Just as she is losing hope of raising enough money, she hears of a cash prize for a Koran recitation competition at her school. She devotes herself...
Director: Haifaa Al-Mansour, Haifaa Al-Mansour
Stars: Reem Abdullah, Waad Mohammed, Abdullrahman Al Gohani, Ahd, ...

Samsara (2011)

Documentary, Music

Filmed over nearly five years in twenty-five countries on five continents, and shot on seventy-millimetre film, Samsara transports us to the varied worlds of sacred grounds, disaster zones, industrial complexes, and natural wonders.
Director: Ron Fricke
Stars: Balinese Tari Legong Dancers, Ni Made Megahadi Pratiwi, Puti Sri Candra Dewi, Putu Dinda Pratika, ...

The Ledge (2011)

Drama, Thriller

A thriller in which a battle of philosophies between a fundamentalist Christian and an atheist escalates into a lethal battle of wills. Ultimately, as a test of faith, or lack of it, the believer forces the non-believer onto the ledge of a tall building. He then has one hour to make a choice between his own life and someone else's. Without faith in an afterlife, will he be capable of such a sacrifice?
Director: Matthew Chapman
Stars: Charlie Hunnam, Terrence Howard, Liv Tyler, Patrick Wilson, ...

Bilal: A New Breed of Hero (2015)

Animation, Action, Adventure

A thousand years ago, one boy with a dream of becoming a great warrior is abducted with his sister and taken to a land far away from home. Thrown into a world where greed and injustice rule all, Bilal finds the courage to raise his voice and make a change. Inspired by true events, this is a story of a real hero who earned his remembrance in time and history.
Director: Todd Resnick, Khurram H. Alavi, Ayman Jamal
Stars: Thomas Ian Nicholas, Mark Rolston, Cynthia Kaye McWilliams, JB Blanc, ...

Beyond a Reasonable Doubt (2009)

Crime, Drama, Mystery

High profile lawyer, Mark Hunter has an impeccable record putting criminals behind bars and is a shoo-in for governor in the upcoming election. But when ambitious rookie journalist, C.J. Nicholas begins investigating Hunter for tampering with evidence to secure his convictions, the district attorney's perfect record is up for scrutiny. Commencing a risky game of cat and mouse with Hunter, C.J. frames himself as a murder suspect to catch the corrupt D.A. in the act. Romantically involved with C.J. but unaware of his assignment, assistant D.A. Ella Crystal becomes caught between her boss's political ambitions and C.J.'s dangerous expose. As mounting evidence stacks up against both men, Ella's own life becomes threatened when she discovers incriminating proof that puts the fate of both C.J's innocence and Hunter's reputation in her hands.
Director: Peter Hyams
Stars: Jesse Metcalfe, Amber Tamblyn, Michael Douglas, Joel David Moore, ...

Who Killed $arah?!: Vol.1 (2014)

Drama, Mystery, Thriller

We see a girl in her room after that penetrates its own mobile by an unknown destination.
Director: Mohammed Al Saber
Stars: Ema Shah, Fahad, Solveg Clark, Eva Mascolo, ...

Shoot (2016)

Drama, Sport

After studying at university and excelling in soccer, a young Saudi is torn between the traditions of his father and the freedom he experiences in the U.S.
Director: Aymen Khoja
Stars: Bryan Jordan, Ayman Samman, Patrick Fabian, Amir El-Masry, ...

My Driver and I (2017)

Drama

Director: Ahd
Stars:

Barakah yoqabil Barakah (2016)

Comedy

A guy from the middle class, meets a girl from A wealthy family, and they start a romance in a country that frowns upon it.
Director: Mahmoud Sabbagh
Stars: Hisham Fageeh, Fatima AlBanawi, Sami Hifny, Khairia Nazmi, ...

Sab'a: Seven (2015)

Comedy, Crime, Drama

A black comedy, adapted by the novel "7" by Ghazi El Qusaibi, following several mafia bosses and their obsession with revenge.
Director: Amer El-Hamoud, Amer Al-Hamoud
Stars: Jenny Esper, Majdi Machmouchi, Jessy Abdo, Natasha Choufani, ...