Arab and islam culture in movies

Arabs and Islam in movies.
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1.
Day of the Falcon (2011)
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Set in the 1930s Arab states at the dawn of the oil boom, the story centers on a young Arab prince torn between allegiance to his conservative father and modern, liberal father-in-law. (130 mins.)
 
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Lawrence of Arabia (1962)
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The story of T.E. Lawrence, the English officer who successfully united and lead the diverse, often warring, Arab tribes during World War I in order to fight the Turks. (216 mins.)
Director: David Lean
 
3.
Arn: The Knight Templar (2007)
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Arn, the son of a high-ranking Swedish nobleman is educated in a monastery and sent to the Holy Land as a knight templar to do penance for a forbidden love. (139 mins.)
Director: Peter Flinth
 
4.
Kingdom of Heaven (2005)
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Balian of Ibelin travels to Jerusalem during the crusades of the 12th century, and there he finds himself as the defender of the city and its people. (144 mins.)
Director: Ridley Scott
 
5.
The 13th Warrior (1999)
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A man, having fallen in love with the wrong woman, is sent by the sultan himself on a diplomatic mission to a distant land as an ambassador. Stopping at a Viking village port to restock on supplies, he finds himself unwittingly embroiled on a quest to banish a mysterious threat in a distant Viking land. (102 mins.)
Director: John McTiernan
 
6.
Cenneti Beklerken (2006)
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Eflatun is a master miniature artist who's living in 17th century Istanbul. One day, he's taken to the vizier's mansion by force... (107 mins.)
Director: Dervis Zaim
 
7.
Special Forces (2011)
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A French journalist in Afghanistan is kidnapped by the Taliban. (109 mins.)
 
8.
The Devil's Double (2011)
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A chilling vision of the House of Saddam Hussein comes to life through the eyes of the man who was forced to become the double of Hussein's sadistic son. (109 mins.)
Director: Lee Tamahori
 
9.
Deserter (2002)
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Unlikely friends in a melting pot of confusion. Simon Murray fights for the French Foreign Legion. Pascal Dupont fights for himself. War torn men question honour, hope, morality...because you can desert everything...except yourself. (90 mins.)
Director: Martin Huberty
 
10.
Carlos (2010 Mini-Series)
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The story of Venezuelan revolutionary Ilich Ramírez Sánchez, who founded a worldwide terrorist organization and raided the 1975 OPEC meeting. (334 mins.)
 
11.
The Last Ottoman: Knockout Ali (2007)
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Story about an ottoman WWI veteran, who resistances against the occupiers. (126 mins.)
 
12.
Mysteries of Egypt (1998 Documentary)
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Egypt is and ever was a place of mystery. Many rumors spread around the great Pyramids of Gizeh (the only one of the seven wonders of the world left)... (38 mins.)
Director: Bruce Neibaur
 
13.
Shahada (2010)
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The fates of three German-born Muslims in Berlin collide as they struggle to find their place between... (88 mins.)
Director: Burhan Qurbani
 
14.
El Cid (1961)
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The fabled Spanish hero Rodrigo Diaz (a.k.a. El Cid) overcomes a family vendetta and court intrigue to defend Christian Spain against the Moors. (182 mins.)
Director: Anthony Mann
 
15.
Sallah (1964)
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The sharp, often hilarious satire that became the most successful film in Israeli history is about new immigrants Sallah and his family... (110 mins.)
Director: Ephraim Kishon
 
16.
O Jerusalem (2006)
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A tale of friendship between two men, one Jewish and the other Arab, as the state of Israel is being created. (100 mins.)
Director: Élie Chouraqui
 
17.
120 (2008)
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During the Sarikamis Battle, the Ottoman army runs out of ammunition and appeals to the people of Van for help... (114 mins.)
 
18.
The Kite Runner (2007)
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After spending years in California, Amir returns to his homeland in Afghanistan to help his old friend Hassan, whose son is in trouble. (128 mins.)
Director: Marc Forster
 
19.
Attack on Darfur (2009)
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American journalists in Sudan are confronted with the dilemma of whether to return home to report on the atrocities they have seen, or to stay behind and help some of the victims they have encountered. (98 mins.)
Director: Uwe Boll
 
20.
Lebanon (2009)
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During the First Lebanon War in 1982, a lone tank and a paratroopers platoon are dispatched to search a hostile town. (93 mins.)
Director: Samuel Maoz
 
21.
Marco Polo (1982 Mini-Series)
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The life and experiences of the 13th-century explorer, who sought to connect the civilizations of China and Europe through trade. (504 mins.)
 
22.
Harem Suare (1999)
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As the Ottoman Empire comes to an end, an old servant spins a tale to keep the women in the Sultan's harem distracted... (125 mins.)
Director: Ferzan Ozpetek
 
23.
Legionnaire (1998)
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Alain Lefevre is a boxer paid by a Marseille mobster to take a dive. When he wins the fight he attempts... (99 mins.)
Director: Peter MacDonald
 
24.
Veda - Atatürk (2010)
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Story based on the memoirs of Salih Bozok, which traces the life of Mustafa Kemal Atatürk. (114 mins.)
 
25.
Munich (2005)
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Based on the true story of the Black September aftermath, about the five men chosen to eliminate the ones responsible for that fateful day. (164 mins.)
 
26.
Ajami (2009)
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Ajami is the religiously mixed community of Muslims and Christians in Tel Aviv. These are five stories about the everyday life in Ajami. (124 mins.)
 
27.
Any Questions for Ben? (2012)
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Ben (Josh Lawson) is a twenty-something up and coming marketing guru who is invited to his old school to speak at a careers event... (114 mins.)
Director: Rob Sitch
 
28.
The Dictator (2012)
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The heroic story of a dictator who risked his life to ensure that democracy would never come to the country he so lovingly oppressed. (83 mins.)
Director: Larry Charles
 
29.
Borat: Cultural Learnings of America for Make Benefit Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan (2006)
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Kazakh TV talking head Borat is dispatched to the United States to report on the greatest country in the world. With a documentary crew in tow, Borat becomes more interested in locating and marrying Pamela Anderson. (84 mins.)
Director: Larry Charles
 
30.
Marooned in Iraq (2002)
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During the war between Iran and Iraq, a group of Iranian Kurd musicians set off on an almost impossible mission... (108 mins.)
Director: Bahman Ghobadi
 
31.
Triage (2009)
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The wife of a photojournalist sets out to discover why he came home from a recent assignment without his colleague. (99 mins.)
Director: Danis Tanovic
 
32.
Short Sharp Shock (1998)
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Three friends get caught in a life of major crime. (100 mins.)
Director: Fatih Akin
 
33.
Salmon Fishing in the Yemen (2011)
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A fisheries expert is approached by a consultant to help realize a sheik's vision of bringing the sport of fly-fishing to the desert and embarks on an upstream journey of faith and fish to prove the impossible possible. (107 mins.)
 
34.
The Kingdom (2007)
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A team of U.S. government agents is sent to investigate the bombing of an American facility in the Middle East. (110 mins.)
Director: Peter Berg
 
35.
The Battle of Algiers (1966)
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In the 1950s, fear and violence escalate as the people of Algiers fight for independence from the French government. (121 mins.)
 
36.
Lion of the Desert (1980)
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In the Fascist Italy Pre-World War II of Benito Mussolini, the cruel General Rodolfo Graziani is directly... (173 mins.)
Director: Moustapha Akkad
 
37.
Forty Days of Musa Dagh (1982)
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(143 mins.)
Director: Sarky Mouradian
 
38.
Desert Flower (2009)
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The autobiography of a Somalian nomad circumcised at 3, sold in marriage at 13, fled from Africa a while... (120 mins.)
Director: Sherry Hormann
 
39.
Zaytoun (2012)
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Beirut, 1982: a young Palestinian refugee helps an Israeli fighter pilot escape from PLO captivity because he wants to visit his ancestral family home. En route through war-torn Lebanon their relationship develops into a close bond. (110 mins.)
Director: Eran Riklis
 
40.
The Four Feathers (1978 TV Movie)
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When British Lieutenant Faversham resigns his commission rather than fight in the 1882 Sudan war, his army pals present him with the four white feathers of cowardice. (100 mins.)
Director: Don Sharp
 
41.
A Place in Heaven (2013)
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A young officer returns to his base after a daring mission. The cook's assistant, a religious Holocaust survivor... (117 mins.)
Director: Yossi Madmoni
 
42.
The Horsemen (1971)
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In the poor, desolate northern provinces of the mountainous feudal Sunni kingdom of Afghanistan (before the Soviet-engineered republican revolutions)... (109 mins.)
 
43.
Kandahar (2001)
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After an Afghanistan-born woman who lives in Canada receives a letter from her suicidal sister, she takes a perilous journey through Afghanistan to try to find her. (85 mins.)
 
44.
Khartoum (1966)
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In the Sudan, in 1884-85, Egyptian forces led by a British general defend Khartoum against an invading Muslim army led by a religious fanatic, the Mahdi. (134 mins.)
 
45.
House of Saddam (2008 Mini-Series)
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A mini-series that explores the inner workings of Saddam Hussein's family and his relationship with his closest advisers. (232 mins.)
 
46.
The Syrian Bride (2004)
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In Majdal Shams, the largest Druze village in Golan Heights on the Israeli-Syrian border, the Druze bride Mona is engaged to get married with Tallel... (97 mins.)
Director: Eran Riklis
 
47.
Journey to Mecca (2009)
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One of the greatest travelers in human history, 21 year old law student Ibn Battutah set out alone to... (45 mins.)
Director: Bruce Neibaur
 
48.
American Experience (1988 TV Series)
Episode: Malcolm X: Make It Plain (1994)
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A series showcasing documentaries on American history. (60 mins.)
 
49.
The Physician (2013)
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In Persia in the 11th Century, a surgeon's apprentice disguises himself as a Jew to study at a school that does not admit Christians. (150 mins.)
Director: Philipp Stölzl
 
50.
Bethlehem (2013)
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Tells the story of the complex relationship between an Israeli Secret Service officer and his teenage Palestinian informant... (99 mins.)
Director: Yuval Adler
 
51.
Captain Phillips (2013)
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The true story of Captain Richard Phillips and the 2009 hijacking by Somali pirates of the US-flagged MV Maersk Alabama, the first American cargo ship to be hijacked in two hundred years. (134 mins.)
Director: Paul Greengrass
 
52.
A Hijacking (2012)
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The crew of a Danish cargo ship is hijacked by Somali pirates who proceed to engage in escalating negotiations with authorities in Copenhagen. (103 mins.)
Director: Tobias Lindholm
 
53.
The Constant Gardener (2005)
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A widower is determined to get to the bottom of a potentially explosive secret involving his wife's murder, big business, and corporate corruption. (129 mins.)
 
54.
The Wind and the Lion (1975)
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At the beginning of the 20th century an American woman is abducted in Morocco by Berbers. The attempts... (119 mins.)
Director: John Milius
 
55.
A Most Wanted Man (2014)
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A Chechen Muslim illegally immigrates to Hamburg, where he gets caught in the international war on terror. (122 mins.)
Director: Anton Corbijn
 
56.
Outside the Law (2010)
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A drama about the Algerian struggle for independence from France after WWII. (138 mins.)
 
57.
The Hurt Locker (2008)
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During the Iraq War, a Sergeant recently assigned to an army bomb squad is put at odds with his squad mates due to his maverick way of handling his work. (131 mins.)
Director: Kathryn Bigelow
 
58.
Wadjda (2012)
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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. (98 mins.)
 
59.
Battle for Haditha (2007)
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An investigation of the massacre of 24 men, women and children in Haditha, Iraq allegedly shot by 4 U.S. Marines in retaliation for the death of a U.S. Marine killed by a roadside bomb. The movie follows the story of the Marines of Kilo Company, an Iraqi family, and the insurgents who plant the roadside bomb. (97 mins.)
Director: Nick Broomfield
 
60.
Arab Labor (2007 TV Series)
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Amjad is an Arab-Israeli journalist whose problems with cultural identity drive himself and all around him crazy especially his wife, Bushra.
Director: Ron Ninio
 
61.
Tyrant (2014 TV Series)
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An unassuming American family is drawn into the workings of a turbulent Middle Eastern nation. (60 mins.)
 
62.
March or Die (1977)
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During the 1920s, French Foreign Legion Major William Foster's unit is protecting an archaeological dig but the discovery of an Arab sacred burial site prompts the angry Arab tribes to attack Foster's small garrison. (107 mins.)
Director: Dick Richards
 
63.
Where Do We Go Now? (2011)
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A group of Lebanese women try to ease religious tensions between Christians and Muslims in their village. (110 mins.)
Director: Nadine Labaki
 
64.
Jarhead 3: The Siege (2016)
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A group of Marines must protect a US Embassy in the Middle East when it suddenly comes under attack from enemy forces. (95 mins.)
Director: William Kaufman
 
65.
Hyena Road (2015)
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Three different men, three different worlds, three different wars - all stand at the intersection of modern warfare - a murky world of fluid morality where all is not as it seems. (120 mins.)
Director: Paul Gross
 
66.
Queen of the Desert (2015)
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A chronicle of Gertrude Bell's life, a traveler, writer, archaeologist, explorer, cartographer, and political attaché for the British Empire at the dawn of the twentieth century. (128 mins.)
Director: Werner Herzog
 
67.
The Cut (2014)
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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. (138 mins.)
Director: Fatih Akin
 
68.
Timbuktu (2014)
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A cattle herder and his family who reside in the dunes of Timbuktu find their quiet lives -- which are typically free of the Jihadists determined to control their faith -- abruptly disturbed. (97 mins.)
 
69.
Bathory: Countess of Blood (2008)
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Bathory is based on the legends surrounding the life and deeds of Countess Elizabeth Bathory known as the greatest murderess in the history of mankind... (141 mins.)
Director: Juraj Jakubisko
 
70.
Our Girl (2013 TV Movie)
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Our Girl is the story of Molly Dawes, born and raised in the London Borough of Newham. Molly is the eldest of five kids with little future... (90 mins.)
Director: David Drury
 
71.
Our Girl (2014 TV Series)
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The series follows Molly on her first deployment as a serving army medic against the backdrop of the British Army's withdrawal from Afghanistan. (60 mins.)
 
72.
13 Hours (2016)
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During an attack on a U.S. compound in Libya, a security team struggles to make sense out of the chaos. (144 mins.)
Director: Michael Bay
 
73.
Eye in the Sky (2015)
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Col. Katherine Powell, a military officer in command of an operation to capture terrorists in Kenya, sees her mission escalate when a girl enters the kill zone triggering an international dispute over the implications of modern warfare. (102 mins.)
Director: Gavin Hood
 
74.
American Sniper (2014)
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Navy S.E.A.L. sniper Chris Kyle's pinpoint accuracy saves countless lives on the battlefield and turns him into a legend. Back home to his wife and kids after four tours of duty, however, Chris finds that it is the war he can't leave behind. (133 mins.)
Director: Clint Eastwood