The Arabic Cinema, also known as Arab Cinema refers to the film industry of Arabic countries, which mostly includes films made in the Middle East and North Africa from countries such as Egypt, Lebanon, Syria, Iraq, Kuwait, Algeria, Morocco, Tunisia and Saudi Arabia. In this guide, we will introduce the best Arabic movies, and the Arabic movie download sites. We will also show you how to download the movies.

Part 1: 10 best Arabic movies of all time

These are the top 10 Arabic movies of all time. This list also includes Arabic comedy movies, and it is as follows:

1. Capernaum

While serving a five-year sentence for a violent crime, a 12-year-old boy sues his parents for neglect.


2. The Square

A prestigious Stockholm museum's chief art curator finds himself in times of both professional and personal crisis as he attempts to set up a controversial new exhibit.


3. Wadjda

An enterprising Saudi girl signs on for her school's Koran recitation competition as a way to raise the remaining funds she needs in order to buy the green bicycle that has captured her interest.


4. Where Do We Go Now?

A group of Lebanese women try to ease religious tensions between Christians and Muslims in their village.


5. Theeb

In the Ottoman province of Hijaz during World War I, a young Bedouin boy experiences a greatly hastened coming-of-age as he embarks on a perilous desert journey to guide a British officer to his secret destination.


6. Yomeddine

A Coptic leper and his orphaned apprentice leave the confines of the leper colony for the first time and embark on a journey across Egypt to search for what is left of their families.


7. Wajib

A father and his estranged son must come together to hand deliver his daughter's wedding invitations to each guest as per local Palestinian custom.


8. The Dictator

The heroic story of a dictator who risked his life to ensure that democracy would never come to the country he so lovingly oppressed.


9. The Men Who Stare at Goats

A reporter in Iraq might just have the story of a lifetime when he meets Lyn Cassady, a guy who claims to be a former member of the U.S. Army's New Earth Army. This kind of Army employs paranormal powers in their missions.


10. OSS 117: Cairo, Nest of Spies

Secret agent OSS 117 foils Nazis, beds local beauties, and brings peace to the Middle East.


Watch the Arabic movie flawlessly on PC using a professional media player

If you do not prefer to watch Arabic movies online, you can download them on Netflix, Amazon Prime Video, or with Leawo Video Downloader. Watching your downloaded Arabic movies offline can almost always guarantee smoother playback, so long you use a good and reliable media player like Leawo Free Blu-ray Player.

Part 2: Where to watch Arabic movies online?

Whether you prefer to watch Arabic movies for free, or pay for them, there are multiple sites from where you can get to watch them. We will list the sites according to free and paid options. The list is as follows:

Free Options

  • YouTube
  • Filmdoo
  • Watanflix
  • EgyBest
  • Araflix

Paid Options

  • Netflix
  • Amazon Prime Video
  • StarzPlay
  • Hulu

Part 3: How to download Arabic movie from YouTube and other sites

YouTube has some Arabic movies which you can watch for free, but one thing that is missing from the YouTube website is a download button. The other sites we mentioned above also cannot give this privilege to users, and you will have to rely on a software like Leawo Video Downloader for all your video downloading needs. These are the reasons why you should consider Leawo Video Downloader for all your video downloads:

  • It supports over 1000 websites, including the most popular ones like YouTube, Vimeo, VEVO, and many more video websites.
  • It can help to download some videos that are encrypted or restricted by the corresponding websites.
  • It features an online live video downloader, which can enable you to download live videos from various live streaming platforms like YouTube Live, Instagram Live, Facebook Live, etc.
  • It can download videos at up to 4K resolutions.
  • It can download videos at 6x faster speed, because of the advanced downloading technologies built into it. Moreover, it has smarter downloading techniques like queuing.
  • It has a one-click built-in video player, which enables you to quickly watch anything you download upon completion.
  • Because of the reasons above, and many more which you can find on the product page, we recommend you to try Leawo Video Downloader. Please download this program and follow the steps below to download Arabic movies online:

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    Step 1: Launch the program

    Leawo Video Downloader is integrated in Leawo Prof. Media, so launch the program and click “Video Downloader” from the available 8 modules.


    Step 2: Visit the YouTube website

    Leawo Video Downloader has an integrated web browser from where you can visit any site, (by default it open YouTube first). If the corresponding Arabic movies are not on YouTube, enter the address in the search bar to open it. If you have a link to the video saved somewhere, you can also paste the link in the search bar.


    Step 3: Download the video

    When you open the video link, a sidebar will popup which will show you the linked videos. Click the download icon, and it will immediately start downloading. You can see the progress on the “Downloading” tab.


    Step 4: Open your videos

    After the video finishes downloading, go to the “Downloaded” section. From there, you can play the video(s), and you can also find it in its downloaded location if you click “File Location”.


    Part 4: How to download Arabic movie from Netflix

    When it comes to streaming, Netflix is the undisputed king of streaming all services. That is because it offers a wide variety of award-winning TV shows, movies, anime, documentaries, and more on thousands of internet-connected devices. It also has a lot of Arabic movies, and they can be downloaded for offline viewing. To download from Netflix, you will need to subscribe to the service. Please follow the steps below:


    Step 1: If you do not have a Netflix account, you first need to sign up for one. Visit the Netflix website and sign up.

    Step 2: Choose your plan. Netflix has 3 plans (basic, standard and premium) with premium being the most expensive one at $15.99 per month, and the basic tier starting at $8.99. More details will be available for you when you choose the plan.

    Step 3: Enter your email address, create a password and enter the payment credentials accordingly. The first month is available free of charge.

    Step 4: Login to your account, then search for the Arabic movie you wish to download.

    Step 5: From the description page of the corresponding movie, tap ‘Downloads’ and you should see the download button. Click it to begin the download.

    Part 5: How to download Arabic movie from Amazon Prime Video

    Today, Amazon is not only going to sell you goods, but they will also sell streaming services (for both music and video). Amazon Prime Video, which is their version of a video streaming service is a perk that you get if you have an Amazon Prime membership. It houses thousands of movies and TV shows that can be streamed or downloaded through the Prime Video app, and movies and TV shows that are not free can be purchased through the service. It also has a nice collection of Arabic movies, including Omar, Capernaum etc. Therefore, to watch the Arabic movies through Amazon Prime Video, follow the steps below:


    Step 1: Sign up for Amazon Prime (if you do not have an account). Visit Amazon Prime to sign up, and choose your plan accordingly.

    Step 2: When you have signed up and subscribed to the service, login to your account and begin searching for the Arabic movies you wish to watch.

    Step 3: When you open the movie you wish to watch, and go to the details section.

    Step 4: Select the option to download from the details section, to begin the download.