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 ✅

  • Looking for Comedy in the Muslim World
  • Munich
  • Reel Bad Arabs: How Hollywood Vilifies a People
  • Flight 93
  • American Dreamz
  • The Road to Guantanamo
  • Banglatown Banquet
  • United 93
  • Days of Glory
  • World Trade Center
  • Babel
  • The Stone Merchant
  • United 93: The Families and the Film
  • Cities of Light: The Rise and Fall of Islamic Spain
  • The Axis of Evil Comedy Tour
  • Forbidden Lies
  • Arranged
  • Taxi to the Dark Side
  • Caramel
  • Persepolis
  • The Kingdom
  • A Jihad for Love
  • A Lost Man
  • Prince Among Slaves
  • Brick Lane
  • Britz
  • Charlie Wilson's War
  • The Third Jihad
  • Harold & Kumar Escape from Guantanamo Bay
  • Iron Man
  • Slumdog Millionaire
  • You Don't Mess with the Zohan
  • Traitor
  • The Hurt Locker
  • The Stoning of Soraya M.
  • Allah Made Me Funny
  • Body of Lies
  • AmericanEast
  • Journey to Mecca
  • Amreeka
  • The Combination
  • National Geographic: Inside Guantanamo
  • Cairo Time
  • New Muslim Cool
  • Taqwacore: The Birth of Punk Islam
  • Maz Jobrani: Brown and Friendly
  • You Don't Like the Truth: 4 Days Inside Guantanamo
  • 1001 Inventions and the Library of Secrets
  • Four Lions
  • The Taqwacores
  • Bilal's Stand
  • The Infidel
  • Of Gods and Men
  • Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time
  • West Is West
  • Outside the Law
  • David
  • Kinyarwanda
  • Mooz-lum
  • My Brother the Islamist
  • Islamic Art: Mirror of the Invisible World
  • Fordson: Faith, Fasting, Football
  • Salmon Fishing in the Yemen
  • Monsieur Lazhar
  • Koran by Heart
  • Black Gold
  • Cleanskin
  • Aziz Ansari: Dangerously Delicious
  • The Five-Year Engagement
  • The Dictator
  • Buzkashi Boys
  • Innocence of Muslims
  • Islam: The Untold Story
  • Argo
  • Midnight's Children
  • Zero Dark Thirty
  • May in the Summer
  • Five Years
  • Maz Jobrani: I Come in Peace
  • The Reluctant Fundamentalist
  • Flying Blind
  • Iron Man 3
  • Farah Goes Bang
  • The Square
  • Kumail Nanjiani: Beta Male
  • The Trials of Muhammad Ali
  • The Muslims Are Coming!
  • Captain Phillips
  • These Birds Walk
  • Aziz Ansari: Buried Alive
  • Lone Survivor
  • The Physician
  • Camp X-Ray
  • Enemy of the Reich: The Noor Inayat Khan Story
  • Inside Islam: What a Billion Muslims Really Think
  • Honor Diaries
  • God's Not Dead
  • Shongram
  • Amira & Sam
  • The Hundred-Foot Journey