Here we collected the best refugee movies in order of popularity
In the 1990s, more than a million people were killed in a genocide that went largely unrecognized by the rest of the world. Hotel owner Paul Rusesabagina has over a thousand refuges in his hotel.
Macross: Do You Remember Love?
It is A.D. The human race is in a war with giant humanoids. Returning from the edge of our solar system after making a space fold, the SDF-1 Macross makes the long journey back to Earth with survivors...
The Good, the Bad and the Ugly
While the Civil War rages between the Union and the Confederacy, three men comb the American Southwest in search of a strongbox containing $200,000 in stolen gold.
Break-Out to the Unknown
Europe is in chaos in the near future. There are right-wing extremists in many countries. The democratic state that used to be Germany has become a dictatorship. Jan Schneider was a lawyer for disposs...
A dramatization of the rescue of Jewish refugees. The true story of Leopold Soha, who risked his life to save a dozen people, is told in In Darkness. The Jewish refugees were hidden in the sewer of th...
In Another Life
Our once beautiful homeland had become uninhabitable. Too dangerous to walk the streets, drive a car, visit friends. Many had already left Syria. Risking their lives on the open water. Giving all we h...
A well-to-do French family living in Calais deal with a series of setbacks and crises while paying little attention to the dire conditions in the refugee camps within a few miles of their home.
Journey for Margaret
After several retreats in the opening days of WWII, an American newspaperman and his wife end up in London. She came back to America after losing her baby. He met Margaret while doing a story about wa...
The inspiring true story of salesman-turned-pastor Michael Spurlock, the tiny church he was ordered to shut down, and a group of refugees from Southeast Asia is the basis of All Saints. They risked ev...
Levi did not reach Torino until October 19 of 1945. After spending some time in a Soviet camp for former concentration camp inmates, he embarked on an arduous journey home in the company of Italian fo...
The Girl Who Saved My Life
When a documentary filmmaker returns to his native Kurdistan to document the refugees fleeing ISIS, he happens upon an abandoned 11-year-old girl lying in pain in the scorching heat and makes a fatefu...
The Weather Inside
A hotel is in a conflict zone. Development aid worker Dorothea begins an affair with a young drifter, Alec, but what starts as sweet distraction brings her dangerously close to losing control.
My Name is Sara
Sara Gralnik was 13 years old when her family was killed by the Nazis. Sara stole her Christian best friend's identity and found refuge in a small village, where she was taken in by a farmer and his y...
Up at the Villa
In this tale of death, seduction, blackmail and theft among British and Americans in Florence in the turbulent days just before World War II, superficial people are revealed and dramatically changed b...
Arch of Triumph
In the winter of 1938, Paris is crowded with refugees from the Nazis who are trying to avoid deportation. Dr is one such person. He stalks his old Nazi enemy with murder in mind. Joan Madou was a kept...
Ishtar is a young African woman who ends up spending two years in Ireland's asylum system due to constant threat of deportation. She befriends a security guard. Any possible future together comes unde...
Several measures to restrict immigration were introduced by the Norwegian government in 2009. One of the measures was to give temporary residence permits to asylum-seeking children. When they turn 18 ...
A 14-year-old girl from Ethiopia has not heard from her parents since they crossed the Mediterranean Sea. A monastery is where she and other refugees are staying. While she waits for the Swiss authori...
What It All Could Be
He lives in a home for refugees. He makes money by selling finds of cinematic visits at the asylum home. He met Anna and Ida one day. They find out that they all share the same love of music at a dinn...
Displacement and Resilience
The documentary is a five country-based sequences featuring stories about conflict, migration and the experience of exile; Tibetan women refugees in Dharamshala, India, Syrian refugee family in Tunisi...
Last Call for Nowhere
French border cop José Fernandez has just one last extradition to do before his long-awaited promotion to the crime bureau. But his detainee Akim, victim of a judiciary glitch, is outraged to find him...
A woman reads the newspaper with such intensity that she gets literally devoured by it. Painted on its pages she witnesses some of the tragic events of our times, drowns in ocean trash and is threaten...
A former boxing champion is alone near a lake ten years after a terrible disease killed most of the human race. His motivation to live starts to fade in this world. Esther, a teenager running from a r...
The story of Jelena Dokic, an elite tennis star who beat the best in the world with a mental toughness few could match, is remarkable. Being a refugee, the pressure of centre court, and the burden of ...
A lonely boy, who lives in Amsterdam with his refugee mother from Kosovo, keeps getting into trouble while yearning for her acceptance. But the traumas caused by the war, which his mother hides away f...
Sweetness in the Belly
Orphaned in Africa as a child, Lilly escapes to England as a refugee, fleeing civil war in Ethiopia. Lost in this cold new world, Lilly embraces the immigrant community in London, attempting to reunit...
A young war widow and her two children are rescued from dive-bombing German fighters by a cocky, reckless teenager as they flee the June 1940 arrival of Hitler's army in Paris. Despite the fact that t...