Top 30 Greatest Islamic Movies and Series List. A list of 30 Greatest Islamic Movies and Series. You should check out these Islamic Movies and Series. These Islamic Movies and Series will give you a lot of fun and practice.
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1. Muhammad: The Messenger of God (2015)
Director: Majid Majidi
One of the commanders of Abraha, King of Habasha, orders his army to attack Mecca and destroy the Kaaba. His army, which includes thousands of troops, horses, and elephants, is well-equipped. The elephants stop and refuse to move forward in response to the heavenly command as the army approaches Mecca. Then a hail of stones is unleashed by millions of little birds, destroying Abraha’s army. Born a month later is Muhammad. This movie shows the pagan era with all of its persecution and injustice through Muhammad’s eyes from birth to age 13.
2. The Lady of Heaven (2021)
Director: Eli King
After losing his mother to ISIS, Laith, an Iraqi youngster, finds himself a new home with an elderly woman who tells him the tale of Fatima, the daughter of Muhammad, from the perspective of the Shia community, highlighting how she was the first victim of terrorism. She learns the value and effectiveness of patience by learning the historical account of Lady Fatima and her suffering after losing his mother in the middle of a war-torn nation.
Director: Ayman Jamal, Khurram Alavi
A youngster with aspirations of becoming a great warrior was kidnapped together with his sister and taken to a foreign place a thousand years ago. Bilal finds the strength to speak up and bring about change after being thrust into a society where injustice and greed are the norms. This is the tale of a real hero who earned his place in time and history. It is based on actual events. Bilal ibn Rabah, a great hero, finds the strength to speak out against injustice in 632 CE after escaping a life of servitude.
4. Fetih 1453 (2012)
Director: Faruk Aksoy
Mehmet II becomes the throne of the Ottoman Empire following the death of his father, Murat II. He decides to finish what he intended to do—conquer Constantinople—after overcoming both internal and foreign opponents. In 1453, Ottoman Turks encircle Constantinople, the Byzantine capital. Due to the empire’s constantly shrinking coffers, the city is only a shell of its past magnificence, although the Ottoman Empire continues to get richer. Mehmet II, the ambitious sultan, commences his campaign to overthrow the Byzantine Empire and seize Constantinople for the Ottomans after years of tolerating its presence. This leads to possibly the biggest siege of that period.
Director: Moustapha Akkad
General Rodolfo Graziani is appointed colonial governor of Italian Libya by Italian fascist leader Benito Mussolini in 1929 with the mandate to crush all resistance from Libyan nationalists led by rebel guerrilla leader Omar Mukhtar. Benito Mussolini personally assigns the brutal General Rodolfo Graziani to engage in the colonial war in Libya before World War II to subjugate the Libyan people. However, Omar Mukhtar, the head of the country, and his army of Bedouins routinely defeat his forces. But to subdue Mukhtar, the Butcher of Ethiopia and Libya wages a bloody battle with the local population, killing women, children, and elderly people.
Director: Ridley Scott
Between the Second and Third Crusades, a tenuous peace in Jerusalem is maintained thanks to the efforts of its progressive Christian king, Baldwin IV, who is assisted by his advisor Tiberias, and the military restraint of the illustrious Muslim leader Saladin Ayubi. However, Baldwin’s time is running out, and among the Crusaders, fanaticism, avarice, and jealousy pose a threat to the ceasefire. A select group of knights, notably Godfrey of Ibelin, share King Baldwin’s vision of peace—a kingdom of heaven—and promise to maintain it with their lives and honor. Godfrey gives his son his sword as he does the sacred oath to uphold the peace, defend the weak, and promote religious and cultural unity for the kingdom of heaven to come to pass on earth. Balian draws the blade and enters the annals of time.
7. Ali (2001)
Director: Michael Mann
The story of Muhammad Ali from 1964 to 1974 is divided into three parts. The boxer: from winning the title to losing it again. Politics and religion: Cassius Clay abandons his connection with Malcolm X, converts to Islam, denies being Elijah Muhammad’s pawn, declines to enlist in the US military, and is sentenced to five years in prison while his case is heard by the US Supreme Court. He had two marriages, the second of which was troubled by 1974. He also defends his white trainer, has a brother named Bundini Brown, and is sly with Howard Cosell. Ali maintains his independence throughout: in the ring, at the induction center when he refuses to go forward, and in moments of friendship, love, and triumph.
Director: Moustapha Akkad
The fundamental lesson of the film is how it converted an agrarian Arab civilization into a civilized one. The basic theme of the film is the struggles that Mohammed, Peace Be Upon Him, and his followers had, along with those of his forerunner Prophets. This is followed by exile and the establishment of a state based on moral principles. This is a superb and accurate portrayal of the Islamic period in the sixth century AD. To anyone interested in learning about Islam’s beautiful way of life.
Director: Youssef Chahine
The sacking of a Muslim pilgrim convoy, which included his sister, led Saladin, the ruler of the nations surrounding the Latin state of Jerusalem, to attack the Christians in the Holy Land. Jerusalem is seized in a brief battle against the odds, and Muslims now control nearly the whole Middle East. The call for a crusade is made once more in Europe, and the combined troops of the kings of France, Germany, and England form the 3rd Crusade, which is commanded by Richard the Lionheart of England. Although the Crusaders retake Accre, Saladin can stop Jerusalem from being taken back, and in the end, discussions between him and Richard leave the Holy Land in Muslim hands.
10. The Sultan and the Saint (2016)
Director: Alex Kronemer
Two religious leaders, one a traveling Christian minister and the other the head of a Muslim Empire, overcame a century of conflict, mistrust, and pernicious propaganda by seeking out understanding and compromise. It tells the tale of Francis of Assisi and the Sultan of Egypt and their bloody encounter on a battlefield during the Crusades, a time of Christian-Muslim struggle.
11. Malazgirt 1071 (2022)
Director: Bilal Kalyoncu, Özgür Bakar
The war’s history marks the start of Turkish history in Anatolia. This Turkish historical act will go down in history, just like the great Muslim leader and hero Alp Arslan did! Heroic leader, rest in peace! One of the most significant Muslim leaders and great men in history.
12. Deliler (2018)
Director: Osman Kaya
The real-life account of how seven curiously attired, intrepid Ottoman army soldiers fought against ruthless Vlad. The brutal and bloodthirsty Vlad the Impaler terrorizes the terrified populace of the area in the middle of the 15th century in the heart of Turkey during the Ottoman Empire. Baba Sultan, the monarch, assigns a squad of seven fearless fighters known as the Deliler to find Vlad and put an end to the persecution once and for all. The seven heroes go out on their arduous quest and will stop at nothing to discover the cruel Vlad and vanquish him in what will be the final battle of all final battles.
13. The Turks Are Coming: Sword of Justice (2020)
Director: Kamil Aydın
Sultan Mehmed II’s conquest of Constantinople, Muslims in that era were known for having excellent morals, and as they moved towards Europe in the fifteenth century, Sultan Mehmed was determined to introduce Islam there. The account of Akincilar, an elite warrior corps under Fatih Sultan Mehmet who engaged in a valiant fight against oppression in the Balkan region. After capturing Istanbul, Fatih Sultan Mehmet changes his direction and headed toward Rome.
Mehmed the Conqueror’s definitive advance in Europe is something that Serbian King Lazar intends to stop in the meantime. Following the passing of Fatih Sultan Mehmet, Aknclar took steps to thwart Lazar’s scheme, who had joined forces with the Catholic Church and the Pope to wage war on the Ottomans and inflicted severe persecution in the Balkan region. A difficult battle is started by Fatih’s Akncs to achieve justice and put an end to the persecution.
14. The Last Ottoman (2007)
Director: Mustafa Şevki Doğan
A World War I warrior from the Ottoman Empire resists the occupiers in this story. After World War One, the Allies take control of Istanbul. The main character, Yandim Ali, is a rogue who was discharged from the Navy. Until he meets Mustafa Kemal, who has plans to start a resistance movement in Anatolia against the occupying Allies and the collaborators of an Ottoman government that only exists on paper, Yandim Ali does not believe that the country can be saved.
15. God’s Faithful Servant: Barla (2011)
Director: Esin Orhan
Said Nursî, a Muslim scholar, is the subject of the movie. It talks about Nursi’s period in the Isparta Province village of Barla when he penned a portion of the Risale-i Nur. His story is portrayed from the viewpoint of Mustafa, a made-up youngster. The years covered are 1927 to 1934. It demonstrates what took place when Nursi chose to teach religion.
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Director: Emre Konuk
The young and valiant Meliksah is the son of Sultan Alp Arslan. Together with his vizier Nizam al-Mulk, he frequently takes part in the battles of his father Alp Arslan. He succeeds to the throne as the next sultan of the Seljuk Empire upon his father’s death. After that, his life experiences a dramatic transformation, and he reigns from 1072 until he died in 1092. Meliksah also learns that his lover Basulu Hatun passed away while delivering birth on the same day that his father passed away. Meliksah’s newborn son is alive, but he must be given up for the good of the Seljuk Empire. According to the regulations, the kid is not recognized as legitimate because its mother, Basulu Haun, is in exile. So Meliksah takes the tough choice to give his dependable vizier Nizam al-Mulk custody of his son.
Director: Ahmet Yilmaz
Osman Bey was the son of Ertugrul Gazi and the founder of the Ottoman Empire. The series focuses on Osman’s internal and external struggles and his establishment and control of the Ottoman Empire. He depicts his battles against Byzantium and the Mongols. He was able to obtain the independence of the Sultanate of Rum to establish a sovereign state and honor the Turks. Osman faced many enemies and traitors, but he was able to overcome these obstacles and achieve his mission with the help of his faithful companions, and family.
18. Omar (2012)
Director: Hatem Ali
The show begins with Caliph Omar who gives speeches to pilgrims. The next scene came with memories of his own 18-year-old life when he was a young boy working for his rude father Khattab ibn Nufayl. Omar’s perspective of going back shows all the past history of his life from when he was a businessman and above all one of the leaders of the Quraish. and then to his life after his conversion to Islam being one of the closest companions of the Prophet Muhammad and a courageous inspiration for all modern Muslims and a bold warrior in all modern Islamic struggles. The story goes through the Meccan victory, the death of Mohammed, the inheritance of Abu Bakr as caliph and his death, and finally the inheritance of Omar.
Director: Serdar Akar
Payitaht: Abdülhamid is a Muslim TV Series. The series of the last 13 years of Sultan Abdül Hamid’s rule over the Ottoman Empire from its capital city Payitaht. Abdulhamid II’s battle to keep the Ottoman Empire and the Caliphate alive.
20. Mendirman Jaloliddin (2021)
Director: Efe Kubilay
Mendirman Jaloliddin is a Turkey-Uzbek television series produced by Mehmet Bozdağ. This series tells the story of Sultan Jalaluddin Manguberdi who beat the Mongolians in numerous battles. The series focuses on Jalal ad-Din Mingburnu’s life and the way he confronted Genghis Khan from the Mongolian Empire.
Director: Metin Günay
The story of Ertugrul, the father of Osman and the founder of the Ottoman Empire. 400 large nomadic tents are installed in Anatolia but go through a difficult time due to famine. All these nomads want to emigrate to a different place where they can have a better life. Suleyman Shah, who is the head of that group, wants to give his people a better life but he doesn’t want to make a quick decision without taking into account all the side effects. Ertugrul is a young and courageous man who frequently goes hunting with his three close friends Turgut, Bamsi Beyrek, and Dogan. One day, he saves the life of a girl named Halime and his family in Temple Knights. He takes them into his clan and doesn’t know who they are.
Director: Sedat İnci
The history of the Awakening: the Great Seljuk. It represents the life and triumphs of Sultan Alparslan, the second sultan of the Seljuq dynasty, whose victories extended the empire to the 11th century. The story is excellent, every scene is perfectly filmed, and every episode ends by making you watch the next.
Director: Emre Konuk, Kamil Aydin
Yunus Emre leaves his home to go through the Ottoman Empire, defying trials and temptations to become a dervish. As the Mongol invasions became more and more frequent, Yunus went to Nallihan where he established himself as the official of Seldjuk. After joining the dergâh of Taptuk Emre, he went on to become a dervish.
Director: Abdel Bary Abu Al Khair
The show talks about Harun Al-Rashid’s struggle when his brother Al-Hadi tried to dethrone him. After his mother helped him remain in his position, he had to deal with every piece of land that came his way. The spectacle also looks at civilization under the dominion of Harun Al-Rashid.
25. Mehmetçik Kut’ül Amare (2018)
Director: Kamil Aydin
The serial story of Mehmet and his friends in the Ottoman state ready for the First World War. The only dream is the resurrection and liberation of the state and there is nothing more than a love for the country in the heart. Mehmet has no hesitation in making sacrifices and efforts on behalf of his country. The series began in 1914 in Istanbul and ended in 1916 with the victory of Kût’ül-amâre in Iraq. One of the toughest places of the war was the Iraqi front. In the incident called the Kût’ül-amâre siege, the Ottoman Empire achieved an absolute victory.
26. Caliphate (2020)
Director: Goran Kapetanovic
The story opens with Pervin, a young Swedish Muslim woman living under ISIS rule in Raqqa, Syria, with her husband Husam, himself a member of the Islamic State, and their infant daughter Latifa. Pervin wants to leave Raqqa under ISIS control and go back to Sweden. She gets a cell phone from her neighbor and friend Tine and calls Dolores, a Swedish opponent of radicalization. Pervin is put in contact with Fatima, a representative of the Swedish Security Service, by Dolores. Fatima and the leadership are at odds because of a past episode with Lorentz. Pervin and Fatima begin speaking on the phone, and in exchange for Pervin and her daughter’s safe return to Sweden, Fatima asks Pervin for information about a terrorist assault that is being prepared in Sweden.
27. Imam (2017)
Director: Abdul Bari Abu al-Khair
The series examines the life of Ahmad ibn Hanbal, one of the four imams of the Muslim community who belonged to the Sunni sect, and the events that occurred from the start of his family and social life to the time of his death. It also examines the period of the Abbasid state’s rule, Islamic events and conquests, the rise of the Mu’tazili, and the emergence of the plight of the Yazidi.
28. Salah Al-deen Al-Ayyobi (2001)
Director: Hatem Ali
The series centers on the life of Salah ad-Din and showcases his bravery, goodness, and wisdom as he recounts how he was able to bring the Muslims together, vanquish the Crusaders at the Battle of Hattin, and reclaim Jerusalem after it had been seized by them for nearly a century.
29. Khaybar (2013)
Director: Mohammed Azizia
The social, economic, and religious lives of Arabs and Jews during the reign of Muhammad are the main topics of the television show. It describes a preconceived idea about the traits of the Jewish community and their supposed animosity towards other groups. The series focuses on the conflict between Jewish and Muslim business interests in and around the Arabian Peninsula, as well as their fight against an alliance of polytheists and Muslim Front Business Interests, which resulted in a Muslim business interests victory. The program clarifies the outcomes of the clash between Jewish and Muslim corporate interests. The Battle and Fall of Khaybar, which decimated Jewish political and economic supremacy, is depicted as having negative effects.
30. Fath Al-Andalus (2022)
Director: Mohamed Sami El Anzi
The history of Tariq bin Ziyad, the commander of the Umayyad Army, and his legendary quarrel with his commander Musa bin Nusair, as well as his tremendous triumphs in the cities of Tangier, Ceuta, and Toledo, all the way to the conquest of Andalusia.