Most Popular Armenian Genocide Movies and TV Shows
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1. The Promise (II) (2016)
PG-13 | 133 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
Set during the last days of the Ottoman Empire, The Promise follows a love triangle between Michael, a brilliant medical student, the beautiful and sophisticated Ana, and Chris - a renowned American journalist based in Paris.
2. The Cut (I) (2014)
Not Rated | 138 min | Adventure, Drama, History
In 1915 a man survives the Armenian genocide in the Ottoman Empire, but loses his family, speech and faith. One night he learns that his twin daughters may be alive, and goes on a quest to find them.
Votes: 4,890 | Gross: $0.03M
3. Ararat (2002)
R | 115 min | Drama, War
Interrogated by a customs officer, a young man recounts how his life was changed during the making of a film about the Armenian genocide.
Votes: 11,078 | Gross: $1.55M
6. The Lark Farm (2007)
Not Rated | 122 min | Drama, History
A stirring and stunning story of an aristocratic family who is unexpectedly swept into the ravages of World War I and a forbidden passion that may be the family's only hope.
7. Armenia, My Love... (2016)
101 min | Drama
The destiny of an Armenian family, living in the Ottoman Empire, in 1915, whose dreams will become memories in the eyes of the most famous Armenian American artist, who lives to paint the story of his shattered childhood childhood.
8. Invisible World (2012)
93 min | Drama
An anthology film following different stories around the theme of invisibility in the modern world.
Directors: Theodoros Angelopoulos, Gian Vittorio Baldi, Marco Bechis, Laís Bodanzky, Beto Brant, Maria de Medeiros, Manoel de Oliveira, Atom Egoyan, Guy Maddin, Jerzy Stuhr, Cisco Vasques, Wim Wenders | Stars: Ashot Adamyan, Jupiter Apple, Gian Vittorio Baldi, Sônia Braga
10. Intent to Destroy: Death, Denial & Depiction (2017)
PG-13 | 115 min | Documentary, History
Filmmaker Joe Berlinger meets with historians and scholars to discuss the Armenian Genocide and the continuing denial by the Turkish government of it ever happening.
11. Auction of Souls (1919)
80 min | Drama, History, Romance
Aurora Mardiganian, a young and beautiful Armenian girl, lives with her parents in the Turkish city of Harpoot. Her father, a prosperous merchant, was preparing to send her to the West to ... See full summary »
12. Songs of Solomon (2020)
100 min | Drama | Post-production
Inspired by true events, this is a film about a childhood friendship, torn apart by the horrific Hamidian massacres infiltrated by the Ottoman Empire under the rule of Sultan Abdul Hamid II... See full summary »
13. Do Not Forget Me Istanbul (2010)
113 min | Drama
An aged mother with her middle aged daughter travels from Palestine to Istanbul, Turkey, to meet some relatives. This and other short stories give us a clue about the city of Istanbul.
14. Mother (1991)
157 min | Drama
In 1915 a genocide happened in the Ottoman Empire and about 1.5 million Armenians were systematically murdered by the government of the Young Turks. This is a movie about the life of a ... See full summary »
15. Don't Tell Me the Boy Was Mad (2015)
134 min | Drama
In the 80s, Aram, a young man from Marseille of Armenian origin, blows up the Turkish ambassador's car in Paris. Gilles Tessier, a young cyclist who was passing at that moment, is seriously... See full summary »
16. Armenian Genocide (2006 TV Movie)
60 min | Documentary, History, War
The first Genocide of the 20th century when over a million Armenians died at the hands of the Ottoman Turks during World War I, between 1915 and 1918.
17. Watchers of the Sky (2014)
Not Rated | 120 min | Documentary, Biography, History
Four modern stories of remarkable courage while setting out to uncover the forgotten life of Raphael Lemkin, the man who coined the term 'genocide'. Inspired by Samantha Power's Pulitzer ... See full summary »
Votes: 233 | Gross: $0.02M
18. Architects of Denial (2017)
102 min | Documentary
Though both the historical and modern-day persecution of Armenians and other Christians is relatively uncovered in the mainstream media and not on the radar of many average Americans, it is... See full summary »
Votes: 195 | Gross: $0.07M
19. Screamers (2006)
R | 91 min | Documentary, Music
Internationally known director Carla Garapedian follows the rock band System of a Down as they tour Europe and the US pointing out the horrors of modern genocide that began in Armenia in 1915 up though Darfur today.
Votes: 1,430 | Gross: $0.05M
54 min | Documentary
The Near East Foundation, known initially as Near East Relief, spearheaded this first great mobilization of international humanitarian assistance in the United States, in September 1915, in... See full summary »
21. Mother (1992)
Not Rated | 130 min | Drama
This film recounts Henri Verneuil's relationship with his father who had brought his Armenian family to Marseille, France, in order to escape from the Armenian Genocide in the Ottoman Empire.
22. Armenian Haunting (2018)
78 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery
An Armenian-American journalist turns into an unwilling ghost hunter while researching the sudden deaths in her family and their connection to a paranormal mystery.
24. Armenia (2006)
125 min | Drama
Barsam, Anna's father, is seriously ill. Before he dies, he would like to bequeath his daughter something : he would like to teach her doubt. As he flees to Armenia, he leaves many clues ... See full summary »
25. Aghet - Ein Völkermord (2010 TV Movie)
90 min | Documentary, History
"Aghet - A Genocide" - On the Armenian Genocide by the Young Turk government of the Ottoman Empire during World War I. It is based on eyewitness reports by European and American personnel ... See full summary »
26. The Blue Book (2009)
54 min | Documentary, Family, History
This documentary traces the work of Ara Sarafian, an archival historian. The documentary was commissioned when Sarafian began a campaign to oppose the efforts of Turkish parliamentarians in London to deny the Armenian Genocide of 1915.
27. Without Gorky (2011)
58 min | Documentary
A personal journey into a family myth. The life of my grandmother, my mother and my aunt continues to be influenced by my grandfather: the Abstract Expressionist painter Arshile Gorky whose suicide in 1948 dictates fraught family dynamics.
28. The Other Side of Home (2016 Video)
40 min | Documentary, Short
In 1915, estimated 1.5 million Armenians were killed by the Ottoman Turks, during the Armenian Genocide. In 2015, a Turkish woman named Maya discovers that her great grandmother was ... See full summary »
30. Aram (2002)
90 min | Drama
Aram, an ex-soldier from the Armenian cause, has come to France to close an arms deal under secret service surveillance. Held responsible and banished by his faher for his brother's ... See full summary »
31. My Mother's Voice (2012)
25 min | Documentary, Short, Biography
The true story of a 14-year-old girl, orphaned in the Armenian Genocide, who finds her way to America to marry a man she knows only from a photograph.
32. Assignment Berlin (1982)
Not Rated | 94 min | Drama
The young Soghomon Tehlirian stands trial in Berlin for his assassination of Talaat Pasha, a former leader of the Young Turks, who in 1915 were responsible for the systematic extermination of 1.5 million Armenians in the Ottoman Empire.
One man's struggle to help save survivors from the 20th Century's first genocide. Risking peril, Levon leads a small group to rescue the scattered, destitute survivors of the Armenian ... See full summary »
36. Barking Island (2010)
15 min | Animation, Short, History
Constantinople, 1910. There are too many stray dogs in the streets. The newly installed government, influenced by an occidental model of society, calls in European specialists to get rid of... See full summary »
Director: Serge Avedikian
38. My Grandfather's Music (2011)
19 min | Short, Drama
"Bolis" tells the story of Armenak Mouradian, a successful Armenian oud musician from the diaspora who travels for the first time to Istanbul for an important musical event. "Armenians call... See full summary »
39. Les chemins arides (2015)
60 min | Documentary, Adventure, Family
Stony Paths is the story of a walk across Anatolia. Arnaud Khayadjanian starts a trek in Turkey, on the land of his forefathers who survived the Armenian Genocide. Starting from a painting,... See full summary »
41. The Genocide Factor (2000 TV Movie)
This documentary consists of four programs. (1) "Genocide from Biblical Times through the Ages" covers the Biblical period, the Greeks and Romans, the Mongols, the Crusades, witchcraft ... See full summary »
44. The Forgotten Genocide (1975)
28 min | Documentary, Short
Documentary by Armenian born J. Michael Hagopian, who now films and lives in the United States, detailing the Armenian genocide by Turks through eyewitness accounts and interviews with survivors, combined with rare archival film footage.
49. Sunrise over Lake Van (2011)
93 min | Drama
The main character is an 80-year-old Garabed, whose mother miraculously survived the 1915 Armenian Genocide. He tries to preserve the memory of the lost Motherland in his Americanized ... See full summary »