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1. La promesse (II) (2016)

PG-13 | 133 min | Drama, History

6.0
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49 Metascore

Set during the last days of the Ottoman Empire, The Promise follows a love triangle between Michael, a brilliant medical student, the beautiful and sophisticated Ana, and Chris - a renowned American journalist based in Paris.

Director: Terry George | Stars: Oscar Isaac, Charlotte Le Bon, Christian Bale, Daniel Giménez Cacho

Votes: 159,035

2. The Cut (I) (2014)

Tous publics | 138 min | Drama, History

6.3
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56 Metascore

In 1915 a man survives the Armenian genocide in the Ottoman Empire, but loses his family, speech and faith. One night he learns that his twin daughters may be alive, and goes on a quest to find them.

Director: Fatih Akin | Stars: Tahar Rahim, Simon Abkarian, Makram Khoury, Hindi Zahra

Votes: 4,239 | Gross: $0.03M

3. Ararat (2002)

Tous publics | 115 min | Drama, War

6.6
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62 Metascore

Interrogated by a customs officer, a young man recounts how his life was changed during the making of a film about the Armenian genocide.

Director: Atom Egoyan | Stars: Charles Aznavour, Brent Carver, Eric Bogosian, Simon Abkarian

Votes: 10,812 | Gross: $1.55M

4. Intent to Destroy (2017)

115 min | Documentary

8.0
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75 Metascore

Filmmaker Joe Berlinger meets with historians and scholars to discuss the Armenian Genocide and the continuing denial by the Turkish government of it ever happening.

Director: Joe Berlinger | Stars: Shohreh Aghdashloo, Taner Akçam, Hagop Asadourian, Peter Balakian

Votes: 321

5. 1915 (2015)

82 min | Drama

4.8
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Exactly 100 years after the Armenian Genocide, a theatre director stages a play to bring the ghosts of the past back to life.

Directors: Garin Hovannisian, Alec Mouhibian | Stars: Simon Abkarian, Angela Sarafyan, Sam Page, Nikolai Kinski

Votes: 4,357 | Gross: $0.10M

6. Une histoire de fou (2015)

Tous publics | 134 min | Drama

6.8
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In the 80s, Aram, a young man from Marseille of Armenian origin, blows up the Turkish ambassador's car in Paris. Gilles Tessier, a young cyclist who was passing at that moment, is seriously... See full summary »

Director: Robert Guédiguian | Stars: Simon Abkarian, Ariane Ascaride, Grégoire Leprince-Ringuet, Syrus Shahidi

Votes: 415

7. Le mas des alouettes (2007)

122 min | Drama, History

6.5
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A stirring and stunning story of an aristocratic family who is unexpectedly swept into the ravages of World War I and a forbidden passion that may be the family's only hope.

Directors: Paolo Taviani, Vittorio Taviani | Stars: Paz Vega, Moritz Bleibtreu, Alessandro Preziosi, Ángela Molina

Votes: 1,890

8. Do Not Forget Me Istanbul (2010)

113 min | Drama

5.9
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An aged mother with her middle aged daughter travels from Palestine to Istanbul, Turkey, to meet some relatives. This and other short stories give us a clue about the city of Istanbul.

Directors: Hany Abu-Assad, Stefan Arsenijevic, Aida Begic, Iosifina Markarian, Stergios Niziris, Omar Shargawi, Eric Nazarian | Stars: Ali Suliman, Hiam Abbass, Humeyra Akbay, Belçim Bilgin

Votes: 229

9. Architects of Denial (2017)

102 min | Documentary

7.9
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Though both the historical and modern-day persecution of Armenians and other Christians is relatively uncovered in the mainstream media and not on the radar of many average Americans, it is... See full summary »

Director: David Lee George | Stars: Taner Akçam, Julian Assange, Jonathan Babington-Heina, George Clooney

Votes: 149 | Gross: $0.07M

10. The Great War and the Shaping of the 20th Century (1996– )

Biography, History, Sport

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A unique first-person narrative, sewn together from genuine testimonies of frontline soldiers.

Stars: Judi Dench, Salome Jens, Jürgen Prochnow, Michael York

Votes: 275

11. They Shall Not Perish: The Story of Near East Relief (2016)

Documentary

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The Near East Foundation, known initially as Near East Relief, spearheaded this first great mobilization of international humanitarian assistance in the United States, in September 1915, in... See full summary »

Stars: Victor Garber, Andrea Martin, Tony Shalhoub, Ron Rifkin

Votes: 19

12. Ravished Armenia (1919)

80 min | Drama, History, Romance

6.6
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Aurora Mardiganian, a young and beautiful Armenian girl, lives with her parents in the Turkish city of Havpoul. Her father, a prosperous merchant, was preparing to send her to the West to ... See full summary »

Director: Oscar Apfel | Stars: Aurora Mardiganian, Irving Cummings, Anna Q. Nilsson, Henry Morgenthau

Votes: 856

13. Mayrig (1991)

157 min | Drama

7.5
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In 1915 a genocide happened in the Ottoman Empire and about 1.5 million Armenians were systematically murdered by the government of the Young Turks. This is a movie about the life of a ... See full summary »

Director: Henri Verneuil | Stars: Claudia Cardinale, Omar Sharif, Nathalie Roussel, Isabelle Sadoyan

Votes: 2,779

14. Armenia, My Love... (2016)

101 min | Drama

8.5
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The destiny of an Armenian family, living in the Ottoman Empire, in 1915, whose dreams will become memories in the eyes of the most famous Armenian American artist, who lives to paint the story of his shattered childhood childhood.

Director: Diana Angelson | Stars: Diana Angelson, Nazo Bravo, Shake Tukhmanyan, Arman Nshanian

Votes: 527

15. Mundo Invisível (2012)

93 min | Drama

5.9
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An anthology film following different stories around the theme of invisibility in the modern world.

Directors: Theodoros Angelopoulos, Gian Vittorio Baldi, Marco Bechis, Laís Bodanzky, Beto Brant, Maria de Medeiros, Manoel de Oliveira, Atom Egoyan, Guy Maddin, Jerzy Stuhr, Cisco Vasques, Wim Wenders | Stars: Ashot Adamyan, Jupiter Apple, Gian Vittorio Baldi, Sonia Braga

Votes: 119

16. Armenian Genocide (2006 TV Movie)

60 min | Documentary, History, War

5.7
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The first Genocide of the 20th century when over a million Armenians died at the hands of the Ottoman Turks during World War I, between 1915 and 1918.

Director: Andrew Goldberg | Stars: Julianna Margulies, Ron Suny, Peter Balakian, Elizabeth Frierson

Votes: 1,575

17. Watchers of the Sky (2014)

120 min | Documentary, Biography, History

6.9
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85 Metascore

Four modern stories of remarkable courage while setting out to uncover the forgotten life of Raphael Lemkin, the man who coined the term 'genocide'. Inspired by Samantha Power's Pulitzer ... See full summary »

Director: Edet Belzberg | Stars: Benjamin Ferencz, Raphael Lemkin, Matt Mitler, Luis Moreno-Ocampo

Votes: 209 | Gross: $0.02M

18. 588 rue Paradis (1992)

130 min | Drama

7.0
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This film recounts Henri Verneuil's relationship with his father who had brought his Armenian family to Marseille, France, in order to escape from the Armenian Genocide in the Ottoman Empire.

Director: Henri Verneuil | Stars: Richard Berry, Omar Sharif, Nathalie Roussel, Claudia Cardinale

Votes: 1,683

19. Screamers (2006)

R | 89 min | Documentary, Music

6.0
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55 Metascore

Internationally known director Carla Garapedian follows the rock band System of a Down as they tour Europe and the US pointing out the horrors of modern genocide that began in Armenia in 1915 up though Darfur today.

Director: Carla Garapedian | Stars: Taner Akçam, Hrant Dink, John Dolmayan, Sibel Edmonds

Votes: 1,377 | Gross: $0.05M

20. Forty Days of Musa Dagh (1982)

143 min | Drama, History, War

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Director: Sarky Mouradian | Stars: Kabir Bedi, Ronnie Carol, Guy Stockwell, Peter Haskell

Votes: 197

21. Aghet (2010 TV Movie)

90 min | Documentary, History

7.4
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Director: Eric Friedler | Stars: Hermann Beyer, Samuel Finzi, Martina Gedeck, Sylvester Groth

Votes: 569

22. Femmes de 1915 (2016)

Documentary

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Director: Bared Maronian | Star: Gloria Sanders

Votes: 20

23. Aram (2002)

90 min | Drama

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Aram, an ex-soldier from the Armenian cause, has come to France to close an arms deal under secret service surveillance. Held responsible and banished by his faher for his brother's ... See full summary »

Director: Robert Kechichian | Stars: Simon Abkarian, Lubna Azabal, Serge Avedikian, Alain Mottet

Votes: 255

24. Assignment Berlin (1982)

94 min | Drama

3.9
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The young Soghomon Tehlirian stands trial in Berlin for his assassination of Talaat Pasha, a former leader of the Young Turks, who in 1915 were responsible for the systematic extermination of 1.5 million Armenians in the Ottoman Empire.

Director: Hrayr Toukhanian | Stars: Eddie Mekka, Val Avery, Roger Jackson, Michael Carroll

Votes: 56

25. Le voyage en Arménie (2006)

125 min | Drama

6.6
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Barsam, Anna's father, is seriously ill. Before he dies, he would like to bequeath his daughter something : he would like to teach her doubt. As he flees to Armenia, he leaves many clues ... See full summary »

Director: Robert Guédiguian | Stars: Ariane Ascaride, Gérard Meylan, Chorik Grigorian, Romen Avinian

Votes: 349

26. Corto Maltese: La maison dorée de Samarkand (2002)

79 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

7.1
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In 1921, laconic adventurer Corto Maltese is in Turkey where several armed factions fight for control. He finds a map to a lost Persian treasure there. He'll need his friend Rasputin who's in Samarkand prison run by Corto's double.

Directors: Richard Danto, Liam Saury | Stars: Richard Berry, Patrick Bouchitey, Catherine Jacob

Votes: 187

27. Without Gorky (2011)

58 min

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A personal journey into a family myth. The life of my grandmother, my mother and my aunt continues to be influenced by my grandfather: the Abstract Expressionist painter Arshile Gorky whose suicide in 1948 dictates fraught family dynamics.

Director: Cosima Spender | Stars: Arshile Gorky, Maro Gorky, Natasha Gorky, Agnes Magruder

Votes: 26

28. Armenia (2016)

84 min | Drama

7.2
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"Armenia" is a cinematic interweaving of film, literature and history. The day after his fiftieth birthday, Haig Boghos (Alain Croubalian), a world-weary singer embarks on a personal ... See full summary »

Director: M.A. Littler | Star: Alain Croubalian

Votes: 16

29. The Other Side of Home (2016 Video)

40 min | Documentary, Short

7.6
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In 1915, estimated 1.5 million Armenians were killed by the Ottoman Turks, during the Armenian Genocide. In 2015, a Turkish woman named Maya discovers that her great grandmother was ... See full summary »

Director: Nare Mkrtchyan | Stars: Ali Cesur, Michelle Yolyan

Votes: 45

30. The River Ran Red (2008 Video)

60 min | Documentary

5.2
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Director: J. Michael Hagopian

Votes: 19

31. Mayrig (1993– )

277 min | Drama

7.4
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The story of an Armenian man and his family who have to flee their country during the genocide by the Turks, and come to live as refugees in a foreign land.

Stars: Claudie Arif, Serge Avedikian, Christian Barbier, Michèle Bardollet

Votes: 110

32. Nahapet (1977)

92 min | Drama

5.2
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This story of a strong-willed man, Nahapet, who lost his family during the Armenian Genocide in 1915, is an eternal story of resurrection.

Director: Henrik Malyan | Stars: Sos Sargsyan, Sofik Sarkisyan, Mher Mkrtchyan, Galya Novents

Votes: 101

33. Karot (1990)

136 min | Drama

5.3
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Real life tragic story of Arakel whose anguish towards lost homeland made him cross Soviet-Turkish border during Stalin era.

Director: Frunze Dovlatyan | Stars: Rafael Atoyan, Galya Novents, Ashot Melikdzhanyan, H. Kartashyan

Votes: 60

34. Crows of the Desert : A Hero's Journey through the Armenian Genocide (2016 Video)

Documentary

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One man's struggle to help save survivors from the 20th Century's first genocide. Risking peril, Levon leads a small group to rescue the scattered, destitute survivors of the Armenian ... See full summary »

Director: Marta Houske | Stars: Travis, Ara Madzounian

Votes: 7

35. Chienne d'histoire (2010)

15 min | Animation, Short, History

6.9
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Constantinople, 1910. There are too many stray dogs in the streets. The newly installed government, influenced by an occidental model of society, calls in European specialists to get rid of... See full summary »

Director: Serge Avedikian

Votes: 177

36. Map of Salvation (2015)

90 min | Documentary

9.3
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The film tells about the humanist movement that emerged as a wave of protest and resistance during human tragedies in the end of the 19th and the beginning of the 20th centuries, especially... See full synopsis »

Director: Aram Shahbazyan

Votes: 26

37. Sunrise over Lake Van (2011)

93 min | Drama

7.9
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The main character is an 80-year-old Garabed, whose mother miraculously survived the 1915 Armenian Genocide. He tries to preserve the memory of the lost Motherland in his Americanized ... See full summary »

Directors: Artak Igityan, Vahan Stepanyan | Stars: Jean-Pierre Nshanian, Aren Vatyan, Arevik Martirosyan, Gunisigi Zan

Votes: 90

38. Grandma's Tattoos (2011)

58 min | Documentary

7.2
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Director: Suzanne Khardalian | Star: Maria Vardanyan

Votes: 25

39. Vank'in Cocuklari (2016)

Documentary, History

6.9
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Director: Nezahat Gündogan | Stars: Ahmet Ak, Cevahir Ak, Meryem Balci, Sultan Demir

Votes: 9

40. Tillbaka till Ararat (1988)

99 min | Documentary

4.5
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Directors: Jim Downing, Göran Gunér, Per-Åke Holmquist, Suzanne Khardalian

Votes: 69

41. Korsvats drakht (1991)

70 min | Drama

2.9
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Movie about an endless search for an unattainable idyll, lost harmony between man and nature. The director concentrates on the inner world of his characters and the mood of nature.

Director: David Safarian | Stars: Yana Druz, Karen Dzhanibekyan, Gevorg Tovmasyan, Hrant Mnatsakanyan

Votes: 51

42. The Forgotten Genocide (1975)

28 min | Documentary, Short

5.0
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Documentary by Armenian born J. Michael Hagopian, who now films and lives in the United States, detailing the Armenian genocide by Turks through eyewitness accounts and interviews with survivors, combined with rare archival film footage.

Director: J. Michael Hagopian | Stars: Mike Connors, Armin T. Wegner

Votes: 16

43. The Armenian Genocide (1991)

25 min | Documentary, Short, History

4.4
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Produced in a joint project by J. Michael Hagopian's production company the Armenian Film Foudation (which was created to promote Armenian cultural awareness) and the Curriculum Development... See full summary »

Director: J. Michael Hagopian | Star: Mark Andrew Reyes

Votes: 99

44. Le génocide arménien (2006)

56 min | Documentary

5.2
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This is the story of the first genocide of the 20th century; when the Young Turks at the end of the Ottoman Empire systematically exterminated 1.5 million Armenians during World War One.

Director: Laurence Jourdan

Votes: 83

45. An Armenian Journey (1988)

58 min | Documentary, History

4.4
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Armenian-American film maker & journalist Theodore Bogosian takes on the controversial subject as to weather the deaths of over 1 million Armenians in eastern Turkey during the first world ... See full summary »

Director: Theodore Bogosian | Star: Theodore Bogosian

Votes: 24

46. My Mother's Voice (2012)

25 min | Documentary, Short, Biography

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The true story of a 14-year-old girl, orphaned in the Armenian Genocide, who finds her way to America to marry a man she knows only from a photograph.

Director: Mark Friedman | Stars: Flora Munushian, Brian McArdle, Charles Gevoian, Kay Mouradian

47. Bolis (2011)

19 min | Short, Drama

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"Bolis" tells the story of Armenak Mouradian, a successful Armenian oud musician from the diaspora who travels for the first time to Istanbul for an important musical event. "Armenians call... See full summary »

Director: Eric Nazarian | Stars: Jacky Nercessian, Serra Yilmaz, Esin Harvey, Görkem Yeltan

48. Music to Madness: The Story of Komitas (2014)

73 min | Documentary, History, Music

7.8
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Born on September 26, 1869 in the Armenian homeland of the Turkish Ottoman Empire, Komitas was a frail, weak boy, but with a perfect singing voice. Despite humble life circumstances, it was... See full summary »

Director: David Robert Deranian | Stars: Saro Bedoyan, Leila Benmerrouche, Herows Hovsepian

Votes: 8

49. Epic Denied: Depriving the Forty Days of Musa Dagh (2018)

Documentary | Announced

A documentary about the trials and tribulations of Hollywood's multiple attempts to produce an epic movie based on Franz Werfel's bestseller, "The Forty Days of Musa Dagh". Undertaken by ... See full summary »

Directors: Edwin Avaness, Serj Minassians

50. Anjar: Flowers, Goats and Heroes (2009)

87 min | Documentary

6.8
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Growing up in Lebanon during the Lebanese Civil War, the filmmaker's life in a small Armenian village becomes forever linked to a group of 1915 genocide survivors. Through rare photos and ... See full summary »

Director: Noura Kevorkian

Votes: 6