Here we collected the best refugee movies in order of popularity
The film is based on true events that took place in Rwanda in the 1990s, when more than a million people were killed in a genocide that went largely unrecognized by the rest of the world. The hotel ru...
Macross: Do You Remember Love?
It is A.D. The human race is fighting 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 of S...
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.
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...
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...
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...
After making a harrowing escape from war-torn South Sudan, a young refugee couple struggle to adjust to their new life in a small English town that has an evil hidden underneath the surface.
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...
My Name is Sara
The true life-story of Sara Góralnik, a 13 year-old Polish Jew whose entire family was killed by Nazis in September of 1942. After a grueling escape to the Ukrainian countryside, Sara steals her Chris...
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 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.
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...
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...
Mali - Algeria - Libya - Italy. Issa’s escape from West Africa to the European mainland lasted ten years. Everything was supposed to be better here. But when he arrived in Rome, the only thing waiting...
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...
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...
The remarkable story of Jelena Dokic, an elite tennis star who beat the best in the world with a mental toughness few could match, was told. The turmoil of being a refugee, the pressure of centre cour...
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 ...
The former bohemian and struggling author has given up on his literary ambitions and relocated to the port city Le Havre. He leads a simple life with his wife and his profession as a shoeshiner. When ...
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...
Before an office complex is set to be demolished, it expresses one last wish: a love story. It centers around desire, security, and a melody that runs through the entire fabric of the building. So whe...
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...
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...
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...
The Donut King
The Donut King, Ted's story is one of fate, love, survival, hard knocks, and redemption. It's the rags to riches story of a refugee escaping Cambodia, arriving in America in 1975 and building an unlik...
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...
Guillermo on the Roof
While he tries to fix his romantic life by making a film about it, he will discover another reality through a Syrian refugee named Samir, who will make him think that all his issues are superficial.
Ten years after a terrible disease has killed the majority of the human race, Stanislas Merrick, a former boxing champion, survives alone near a lake. In this world without humanity, his motivation to...