Best award winning movies with a magic realism from Pakistan

Check out today’s highest ranked movies with a magic realism from Pakistan! Looking for the greatest movies of all times? Here is the list of the best movies with a magic realism from Pakistan, based on the crowd's interest and popular searches from the country.

1 Mother (2015)

After the death of the family's matriarch, her husband and son must confront not only the corruption in society around them but the corruption within themselves.

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2015-08-14 | Drama

Cast

Samiya Mumtaz, Shaz Khan

Rating

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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #28 for
    melodious music
  2. Ranked #111 for
    with a bag of popcorn
  3. Ranked #115 for
    arthouse

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2 Bol (2011)

The patriarch of a religious Muslim family refuses to accept his intersex child, tearing his family apart.

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2011-06-24 | Drama

Cast

Mahira Khan, Humaima Malick

Rating

rating icon 7.3
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #174 for
    arthouse
  2. Ranked #190 for
    unabashed
  3. Ranked #283 for
    religious fanatic

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3 Teefa in Trouble (2018)

Teefa goes to Poland to get Anya to Pakistan to marry Butt gangster's son but lands up in trouble with Anya's gangster father and the Polish police.

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2018-07-20 | Drama / Comedy

Cast

Ali Zafar, Maya Ali

Rating

rating icon 7.4
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #107 for
    with a bag of popcorn
  2. Ranked #181 for
    game changer
  3. Ranked #200 for
    watching repeatedly

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4 Silent Waters (2003)

Ayesha is a widow with a secret past, living with her beloved son Saleem in a small town in Pakistan close to the Indian border. When the fires of Islamic nationalism invade their tranquil lives, Saleem and a few of the town's other young men are soon gripped by a religious fervour, and they attempt to bring radical Islamic law to their friends and neighbours. After a group of Sikh pilgrims arrive in town, tensions reach boiling point as Ayesha's haunted past comes rushing back.

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2003-08-15 | Drama / Music

Cast

Kirron Kher, Aamir Ali Malik

Rating

rating icon 6.5
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #328 for
    mythology extending
  2. Ranked #792 for
    dialed down acting
  3. Ranked #1325 for
    soulful music

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5 Circus of Life (2020)

A devout Muslim who writes, composes, and even records hymns praising the Prophet, Muhammad Rahat Khawaja is a respected elderly man who works in real estate and takes care of his bedridden wife. One day, he attends the wedding of a friend's son, where he inadvertently shows off a dance in front of his friends and family. His dance gets recorded and then uploaded to all social media platforms, which then also gets broadcasted on television. And chaos begins to ensue in his quiet life. Other than his wife, no one else in the world understands Rahat's circumstances. His daughters and neighbors criticize him, his friends turn their backs on him

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2020-01-24 | Drama

Cast

Arif Hassan, Samiya Mumtaz

Rating

rating icon 8.8
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #710 for
    freak show
  2. Ranked #993 for
    blasphemous
  3. Ranked #2279 for
    impelling and reinforcing

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6 Bin Roye (2015)

An ambitious girl seeks out her destiny and true love , when tables start to take a turn she meets a man who gives her a completely new perspective to life and love.

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2015-07-17 | Romance / Drama

Cast

Mahira Khan, Humayun Saeed

Rating

rating icon 6.0
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #542 for
    melodious music
  2. Ranked #1613 for
    diabolical
  3. Ranked #1804 for
    bawdy

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7 Waar (2013)

The efforts of the Pakistani security forces in their fight against terrorism and how the lives of security officials are affected. A retired security officer returns to save Pakistan from a major terrorist attack.

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2013-10-16 | Action / Drama

Cast

Shaan Shahid, Ayesha Khan

Rating

rating icon 5.3
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #94 for
    with cockney accent
  2. Ranked #163 for
    proof positive
  3. Ranked #435 for
    naff

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8 Mah e Mir (2016)

A modern poet Jamal who is against the traditional Urdu Poetry reads the biography of Mir Taqi Mir,one of the greatest poets of the 18th century. And sees Mir's reflection on his personality.

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2016-05-06 | Drama / Romance

Cast

Fahad Mustafa, Iman Ali

Rating

rating icon 7.0
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2539 for
    hagiography
  2. Ranked #3745 for
    melodious music
  3. Ranked #4492 for
    sense of grandeur

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9 Manto (2015)

The controversial and troubled Indo-Pakistani writer Saadat Hasan Manto finds his artistic choices challenged by censors.

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2015-09-11 | Drama / History

Cast

Sarmad Sultan Khoosat, Sania Saeed

Rating

rating icon 9.3
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #224 for
    hagiography
  2. Ranked #1030 for
    bawdy
  3. Ranked #1321 for
    cantankerous

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10 Jinnah (1998)

Biography of Mohammed Ali Jinnah, the founder of modern Pakistan is told through flashbacks as his soul tries to find eternal rest. The flashbacks start in 1947 as Jinnah pleads for a separate nation for the Muslim minority, infuriating Lord Mountbatten. Mountbatten then tries to enlist Gandhi & Nehru to persuade Jinnah to stop his efforts. Gandhi sides with Jinnah, which upsets Nehru. However, Jinnah turns down the offer to become prime minister and the film takes another slide back to 1916, which reveals all of the political implications that have occurred.

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1998-11-07 | History / War

Cast

Christopher Lee, James Fox

Rating

rating icon 7.1
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #83 for
    hagiography
  2. Ranked #143 for
    vomit-inducing
  3. Ranked #187 for
    low-key approach

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