Most Popular "Cairo Egypt/Desert" Titles
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1. X-Men: Apocalypse (2016)
PG-13 | 144 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
After the re-emergence of the world's first mutant, world-destroyer Apocalypse, the X-Men must unite to defeat his extinction level plan.
Votes: 301,510 | Gross: $155.44M
2. Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981)
PG | 115 min | Action, Adventure
Archaeologist and adventurer Indiana Jones is hired by the U.S. government to find the Ark of the Covenant before the Nazis.
Votes: 729,539 | Gross: $248.16M
3. The Mummy (1999)
PG-13 | 124 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy
An American serving in the French Foreign Legion on an archaeological dig at the ancient city of Hamunaptra accidentally awakens a mummy that wreaks havoc on him, and his crew.
Votes: 342,715 | Gross: $155.25M
4. Lawrence of Arabia (1962)
PG | 216 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama
The story of T.E. Lawrence, the English officer who successfully united and led the diverse, often warring, Arab tribes during World War I in order to fight the Turks.
Votes: 214,572 | Gross: $44.82M
5. The English Patient (1996)
R | 162 min | Drama, Romance, War
At the close of WWII, a young nurse tends to a badly-burned plane crash victim. His past is shown in flashbacks, revealing an involvement in a fateful love affair.
Votes: 153,689 | Gross: $78.65M
6. Diamonds Are Forever (1971)
GP | 120 min | Action, Adventure, Thriller
A diamond smuggling investigation leads James Bond to Las Vegas, where he uncovers an evil plot involving a rich business tycoon.
Votes: 80,154 | Gross: $43.82M
7. Charlie Wilson's War (2007)
R | 102 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama
A drama based on a Texas congressman Charlie Wilson's covert dealings in Afghanistan, where his efforts to assist rebels in their war with the Soviets have some unforeseen and long-reaching effects.
Votes: 94,554 | Gross: $66.66M
8. Gallipoli (1981)
PG | 110 min | Adventure, Drama, History
Two Australian sprinters face the brutal realities of war when they are sent to fight in the Gallipoli campaign in Turkey during World War I.
Votes: 31,836 | Gross: $5.73M
9. Samsara (I) (2011)
PG-13 | 102 min | Documentary, Music
Filmed over nearly five years in twenty-five countries on five continents, and shot on seventy-millimetre film, Samsara transports us to the varied worlds of sacred grounds, disaster zones, industrial complexes, and natural wonders.
Votes: 26,408 | Gross: $2.60M
10. The Pyramid (2014)
R | 89 min | Action, Adventure, Horror
An archaeological team attempts to unlock the secrets of a lost pyramid only to find themselves hunted by an insidious creature.
Votes: 19,573 | Gross: $2.76M
11. Professione: reporter (1975)
PG-13 | 126 min | Drama, Thriller
A frustrated war correspondent, unable to find the war he's been asked to cover, takes the risky path of co-opting the I.D. of a dead arms dealer acquaintance.
Votes: 16,593 | Gross: $0.62M
12. Khartoum (1966)
Approved | 128 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
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.
13. The Lighthorsemen (1987)
PG | 131 min | Drama, War
In 1917 when the British forces are bogged down in front of the Turkish and German lines in Palestine they rely on the Australian light horse regiment to break the deadlock.
14. She (I) (1965)
Unrated | 106 min | Adventure, Fantasy
An Edwardian archaeologist and two companions stumble upon a lost city in East Africa, run by a beautiful queen whose love holds the promise of immortality.
15. Mountains of the Moon (1990)
R | 136 min | Adventure, Drama, History
The story of Captain Richard Francis Burton and Lt. John Hanning Speke's expedition to find the source of the Nile river in the name of Queen Victoria's British Empire. The film tells the ... See full summary »
Votes: 2,951 | Gross: $4.01M
17. Five Graves to Cairo (1943)
Approved | 96 min | Thriller, War
During World War II, an undercover British soldier tries get word to the Allies that the Germans have tons of supplies buried in five excavations across Egypt.
18. El Alamein - La linea del fuoco (2002)
117 min | Drama, War
War seen through the eyes of Serra, a university student from Palermo who volunteers in 1942 to fight in Africa. He is assigned to the Pavia Division on the southern line in Egypt. Rommel ... See full summary »
19. Valley of the Kings (1954)
Approved | 86 min | Adventure
In 1900, in Egypt, archaeologist Mark Brandon is asked by Ann Mercedes to find the tomb of Ra-Hotep but their quest is marred by intrigue, betrayal, murder and danger.
21. The Last Outpost (1935)
Approved | 76 min | Action, Adventure, Romance
During WW1, the destinies of British officers Michael Andrews and John Stevenson seem intertwined on the battle front as much as on a more personal level.
23. My Way Home (1978)
71 min | Biography, Drama
Jamie leaves the children's home to live with his paternal grandmother. After working in a mine and in a tailor's shop, he is conscripted into the RAF, and goes to Egypt, where he is ... See full summary »
24. Rameses: Wrath of God or Man? (2004 TV Movie)
100 min | Documentary, History
This documentary examines what historians know about the Bible's Old Testament account of the Plague of the Firstborn and about Egypt's Pharaoh, Rameses. Egyptologists discuss whether the ... See full summary »
25. The Man from Cairo (1953)
Approved | 81 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
An American tourist, who served in Algeria during WW2, is mistaken for an American agent hired by the French government to recover its gold reserves that went missing in the Algerian desert during the war.
27. The Tomb Robbery Papyrus: Notes of a Past (2009)
97 min | Drama, Family
A century long search for an important ancient Egyptian royal tomb ... its location defined by a discredited antique manuscript ... a young archaeologist believing in its veracity. The ... See full summary »
Great Performances (1971– )
A Dangerous Man: Lawrence After Arabia
107 min | Biography, Drama, Music
Lawrence and Feisal go to argue for Arab independence at the 1919 Paris Peace Conference.
Terra X - Rätsel alter Weltkulturen (1982– )
Expeditionen in die Wüste - Johann Ludwig Burckhardt
Penniless, German-law-trained Swiss adventurer Johann Ludwig Burckhardt convinced the British Royal Navy's cover African Association to engage him as undercover spy to reattempt the search ... See full summary »
Star: Robert Atzorn
The Mummy's Curse
TV-Y7 | Animation, Action, Family
Professor Sloan asks the Centurions to guard the tomb of the lost pharaoh. Jake discovers Sloan' connection with Terror and gets trapped in the pyramid helpless. Terror and Sloan bring the ancient statue warriors to live and attack Cairo.