What are the best movies to watch during Ramadan?

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    #1The Message

    The Message

    The Message is an epic historical film directed by Moustapha Akkad. Originally released in 1976, the film starred Anthony Quinn, Irene Papas, and Michael Ansara. The film chronicles the life and times of the Islamic prophet Muhammad.

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    Mildred Woods
    Written on May 15, 2018
    "I needed to find the best movies to watch during Ramadan. I found The Message. This is a great movie directed by Moustapha Akkad. It's from 1976 and stars Anthony Quinn. It's an epic historical film about the life of the prophet Muhammad. I love this movie! It's great if you love Islamic movies and I highly recommend it."
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    #2My Name is Khan

    My Name is Khan

    My Name is Khan is a 2010 movie directed by Karan Johar and written by Shibani Bathija. It is about a Muslim man from India with Asperger's syndrome who traveled across the country with one goal in mind: have a conversation with the President. 

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    Deng Shi
    Written on June 7, 2018
    "Khan was wrongly accused of being a terrorist in the US which was the core of this story. I love the dialogue exchange and how the writer made it a twist in the ending. "
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    #3Koran By Heart

    Koran By Heart

    Koran By Heart is a documentary film that is directed by Greg Barker. Originally released in 2013 in the USA, the film follows the story of three 10-year-old kids as they compete in The International Holy Koran Competition in Cairo. 

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    Angela Qiao
    Written on May 25, 2018
    "This movie was very interesting because it focuses on youth in the Islamic world rather than politics and adult issues. I believe it would be a good movie for Muslim children to watch as well as non-Muslims to see that culture can be very different than what they expect."
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    #4Journey to Mecca

    Journey to Mecca

    Journey to Mecca is a dramatized documentary film directed by Brue Neibaur. Originally released in 2009, it follows the real-life journey of the Islamic scholar Ibn Battuta for the Hajj in 1325. It was narrated by Ben Kingsley.

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    Agustina Zepeda
    Written on May 18, 2018
    "I was not interesting in this movie after watching it for about 30 minutes. The Islamic culture is not for me."
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    #5Iqbal

    Iqbal

    Iqbal is an Indian coming-of-age sports movie directed by Nagesh Kukunoor starring Naseeruddin Shah, Shreyas Talpade, and Girish Karnad in 2005. It won Best Film on Other Social Issues at the National Film Award. 

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    Aadhya Jhadav
    Written on June 7, 2018
    "This film made me cry- in a good way. Best time to watch during Ramadan. Iqbal made a way to my heart with his dedication to being a cricket player despite his condition as a mute and deaf. "
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    #6Veer-Zaara

    Veer-Zaara

    Veer-Zaara is an Indian romantic drama movie directed by Yash Chopra starring Shah Rukh Khan, Preity Zinta, and Rani Mukerji in 2004. It won several merits at the Filmfare Awards, IIFA Awards, and National Film Awards.

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    Anika Rathore
    Written on June 7, 2018
    "Another star-crossed lovers theme in the movie but it offered a new flavor with this one. A lot of hardships that happened between Veer and Zaara but they overcome it. "
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    #7Mooz-lum

    Mooz-lum

    Mooz-lum is an independent film directed by Qasim Basir. Originally released on February 11, 2011, the film starred Danny Glover, Nia Long, Evan Ross, and Roger Guenveur Smith. It was distributed by CodeBlack Lionsgate in the USA.

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    Peter Hicks
    Written on May 27, 2018
    "Story is great. Cinematography isn't stellar, production values lacking. No subtitles. Sound unevenly mixed. Diverse cast, stunning story and strong acting performances. Great during Ramadan or anytime. "
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    #8Azur & Asmar: The Princes' Quest

    Azur & Asmar: The Princes' Quest

    Azur & Asmar: The Princes' Quest is a 3D CGI animated fairytale fantasy film written and directed by Michel Ocelot. It was originally released in 2006 and starred Cyril Mourali, Karim M'Riba, Hiam Abbass, and Patrick Timsit. 

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    Judy Watkins
    Written on May 15, 2018
    "A wonderful story of the Princes' Quest in a 3D format. Wonderful graphics and told the story well. Very interesting and engaging."
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    #9Sarfarosh

    Sarfarosh

    Sarfarosh is an Indian police movie directed by John Matthew Matthan starring Naseeruddin Shah, Aamir Khan, and Sonali Bendre in 1999. It won Best Popular Film Providing Wholesome Content at the National Film Award. 

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    Pari Chavan
    Written on June 7, 2018
    "Sarfarosh is one of the long lists of crime injustice but Aamir Khan's portrayal made it justifiable. "
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    #10Haider

    Haider

    Haider is an Indian crime movie directed by Vishal Bhardwaj starring Tabu, Shahid Kapoor, and Shraddha Kapoor. It is the first Indian film to win several awards at the Rome Film Festival including Best Dialogue and Best Costume Design.

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    Tejas Pillai
    Written on June 7, 2018
    "The search for truth and justice in this film just made it recommendable! Intense scenes with the storylines... this movie deserved its awards!"

Summary

Best What are the best movies to watch during Ramadan
RankSolutionsTypeVotesPrice
1The MessageMovies 23 Paid
2My Name is KhanMovies 20 Paid
3Koran By HeartMovies 19 Paid
4Journey to MeccaMovies 13 Paid
5IqbalMovies 13 Paid
6Veer-ZaaraMovies 11 Paid
7Mooz-lumMovies 10 Paid
8Azur & Asmar: The Princes' QuestMovies 10 Paid
9SarfaroshMovies 8 Paid
10HaiderMovies 8 Paid
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