muslim representation

note:
this list is attempting to be exhaustive. majority of these are terrible representations of muslims

criteria:
from "the west" i.e. US, canada, europe, australia, NZ ✅
movies about muslims ✅
movies with muslim characters ✅
muslim comedian specials ✅
documentaries ✅

  • Sumurun
  • The Sheik
  • The Thief of Bagdad
  • The Adventures of Prince Achmed
  • The Son of the Sheik
  • Fazil
  • The Thief of Bagdad
  • Othello
  • Abdullah's Harem
  • El Cid
  • Escape from Zahrain
  • Lawrence of Arabia
  • The Long Ships
  • Othello
  • The Flight of the Phoenix
  • Khartoum
  • The Battle of Algiers
  • Angelique and the Sultan
  • The Polygamous Wazzou
  • Malcolm X
  • Ali: Fear Eats the Soul
  • Ilsa, Harem Keeper of the Oil Sheiks
  • The Message
  • Oil
  • Black Sunday
  • The Greatest
  • Madame Rosa
  • Ashanti
  • The Black Stallion
  • Lion of the Desert
  • Raiders of the Lost Ark
  • Gallipoli
  • The Soldier
  • Labyrinth of Passion
  • Gandhi
  • Octopussy
  • Protocol
  • Back to the Future
  • The Jewel of the Nile
  • The Delta Force
  • Death Before Dishonor
  • Ishtar
  • The Living Daylights
  • Rambo III
  • Red Heat
  • The Adventures of Baron Munchausen
  • The Sheltering Sky
  • Not Without My Daughter
  • Daughters of the Dust
  • Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves
  • Malcolm X
  • Aladdin
  • Menace II Society
  • True Lies
  • La Haine
  • Othello
  • When We Were Kings
  • Executive Decision
  • Destiny
  • My Son the Fanatic
  • Dave Chappelle: HBO Comedy Half-Hour
  • Surviving Sabu
  • The Siege
  • East Is East
  • The 13th Warrior
  • Three Kings
  • Rules of Engagement
  • Dave Chappelle: Killin' Them Softly
  • Vertical Limit
  • Islam: Empire of Faith
  • Ali
  • Black Hawk Down
  • Muhammad: Legacy of a Prophet
  • Inside Islam
  • 11'09''01 - September 11
  • White Teeth
  • Muhammad: The Last Prophet
  • 25th Hour
  • Air Marshall
  • Inside Mecca
  • Monsieur Ibrahim
  • Hidalgo
  • Ae Fond Kiss...
  • Around the World in 80 Days
  • Touch of Pink
  • Yasmin
  • The Hamburg Cell
  • Submission: Part I
  • Dave Chappelle: For What It's Worth
  • Bandhak
  • Al-Ghazali: The Alchemist of Happiness
  • Pretty Persuasion
  • Kingdom of Heaven
  • Red Mercury
  • Man Push Cart
  • The Flight That Fought Back
  • Dave Chappelle's Block Party
  • Obsession: Radical Islam's War Against the West
  • Jarhead
  • Syriana