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1. True Lies (1994)

R | 141 min | Action, Comedy, Thriller

7.2
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63 Metascore

A fearless, globe-trotting, terrorist-battling secret agent has his life turned upside down when he discovers his wife might be having an affair with a used car salesman.

Director: James Cameron | Stars: Arnold Schwarzenegger, Jamie Lee Curtis, Tom Arnold, Bill Paxton

Votes: 191,882 | Gross: $146.28M

2. The Siege (1998)

R | 116 min | Action, Thriller

6.3
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53 Metascore

The secret US abduction of a suspected terrorist leads to a wave of terrorist attacks in New York that lead to the declaration of martial law.

Director: Edward Zwick | Stars: Denzel Washington, Bruce Willis, Annette Bening, Tony Shalhoub

Votes: 58,401 | Gross: $40.93M

3. Unthinkable (2010)

R | 97 min | Drama, Thriller

7.1
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A psychological thriller centered around a black-ops interrogator and an FBI agent who press a suspect terrorist into divulging the location of three nuclear weapons set to detonate in the U.S.

Director: Gregor Jordan | Stars: Samuel L. Jackson, Carrie-Anne Moss, Michael Sheen, Stephen Root

Votes: 72,193

4. Today's Special (2009)

R | 99 min | Comedy

6.7
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57 Metascore

In this super-feel-good foodie comedy, young Manhattan chef Samir rediscovers his heritage and his passion for life through the enchanting art of cooking Indian food.

Director: David Kaplan | Stars: Aarti Mann, Kevin Corrigan, Dean Winters, Jess Weixler

Votes: 3,192 | Gross: $0.32M

5. Crossing Over (2009)

R | 113 min | Drama

6.8
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38 Metascore

Crossing Over is a multi-character canvas about immigrants of different nationalities struggling to achieve legal status in Los Angeles. The film deals with the border, document fraud, the ... See full summary »

Director: Wayne Kramer | Stars: Harrison Ford, Ashley Judd, Ray Liotta, Jim Sturgess

Votes: 19,734 | Gross: $0.45M

6. Traitor (2008)

PG-13 | 114 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.0
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60 Metascore

When straight arrow FBI agent Roy Clayton heads up the investigation into a dangerous international conspiracy, all clues seem to lead back to former U.S. Special Operations officer, Samir Horn.

Director: Jeffrey Nachmanoff | Stars: Don Cheadle, Guy Pearce, Archie Panjabi, Saïd Taghmaoui

Votes: 49,484 | Gross: $23.53M

7. Under Siege (1986 TV Movie)

136 min | Thriller

7.2
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The screenplay written many years before 911 was controversial for it's time. Many groups claimed it to be discriminating. It's relevancy for today's world events presents an uncanny coincidence.

Director: Roger Young | Stars: Peter Strauss, Mason Adams, Lew Ayres, George Grizzard

Votes: 188

8. The Out List (2013)

60 min | Documentary

7.4
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A documentary about being among the LGBT community in modern society, told through interviews with LGBT celebrities and community leaders.

Director: Timothy Greenfield-Sanders | Stars: Dustin Lance Black, R. Clarke Cooper, Wade Davis, Ellen DeGeneres

Votes: 420

9. Naz & Maalik (2015)

86 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama

5.7
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65 Metascore

Two closeted Muslim teens hawk goods across Brooklyn and struggle to come clean about their sexuality, as their secretive behavior leads them unknowingly into the cross-hairs of the War on Terror.

Director: Jay Dockendorf | Stars: Curtiss Cook Jr., Kerwin Johnson Jr., Annie Grier, Ashleigh Awusie

Votes: 146

10. Muhammad: Legacy of a Prophet (2002)

116 min | Documentary

8.0
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Tells the story of the seventh century prophet who changed world history in 23 years, and continues to shapes the lives of more than 1.2 billion people. The film takes viewers not only to ... See full summary »

Directors: Omar Al-Qattan, Michael Schwarz

Votes: 709

11. All-American Muslim (2011– )

60 min | Reality-TV

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Stars: Suehaila Amen, Nader Aoude, Nawal Aoude, Nina Bazzy

Votes: 220

12. Fordson: Faith, Fasting, Football (2011)

92 min | Documentary, History, News

7.4
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57 Metascore

'Fordson' follows a high school football team from Dearborn, Michigan as it prepares for its big cross-town rivalry game during the last ten days of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan. The ... See full summary »

Director: Rashid Ghazi | Stars: Mustapha Bazzi, Fouad Zaban

Votes: 88

13. Allah Made Me Funny: Live in Concert (2008)

83 min | Documentary, Comedy, Family

7.1
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53 Metascore

The film features live stand-up performances by Azhar Usman, Preacher Moss and Mohammed Amer as well as behind the scenes sequences highlighting the individual comedians. The trio poke fun ... See full summary »

Director: Andrea Kalin | Stars: Preacher Moss, Azhar Usman, Mohammed Amer

Votes: 43 | Gross: $0.07M

14. Persons of Interest (2004)

63 min | Documentary

7.5
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63 Metascore

A documentary concerning the detention of Muslim-Americans in the wake of 9/11.

Directors: Alison Maclean, Tobias Perse | Star: David Paterson

Votes: 70

15. Aristide and the Endless Revolution (2005)

84 min | Documentary

8.2
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60 Metascore

Detailed account of the United States' removal of Haiti's democratically elected president, Aristide. Features Aristide, Sen. Maxine Waters, Noam Chomsky, Rep. Charles Rangel, more.

Director: Nicolas Rossier | Stars: Jean-Bertrand Aristide, George Bush, George W. Bush, Timothy Carney

Votes: 76 | Gross: $0.01M

16. Becoming Family (2006)

74 min | Documentary

8.4
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An inspiring true story of tsunami relief, filmed on location in Sri Lanka.

Director: Carl Strecker | Stars: David Cao, Bob Connolly, Kushil Gunasekera, Nuzhath Hafsa

Votes: 18

17. Brothers and Others (2003)

54 min | Documentary

6.0
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The atrocities witnessed by the world on September 11th were hateful acts committed by terrorists who chose to view their victims not as people but as symbols of a perceived evil they could... See full summary »

Director: Nicolas Rossier | Stars: Noam Chomsky, Ghazzy Khankan, Lamar Smith, Tom Tancredo

Votes: 5

18. Sirah (2006)

18 min | Short, Drama, Family

8.7
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For Sirah, a young Muslim girl raised in America, the private academy she attends is a lonely place. Sirah stands apart from her classmates because of her religious practices, specifically ... See full summary »

Director: Cristine Spindler | Stars: Jude Chehab, Laura Johnson, Carlie Nettles, Lilah Ruth

Votes: 10

19. Shame (2001)

12 min | Short

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The story of Hawa, a young Muslim American woman of South Asian descent, struggling to overcome the stigma of her childhood. As a child, Hawa was molested by an uncle and forced to endure ... See full summary »

Director: Fatima Mojaddidy | Stars: Karishma Singh Chand, Shail Kamini Ramcharan

20. Midwest Muslim (2006 TV Short)

6 min | Documentary, Short

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It can be hard being part of a religious minority. This short film follows several Muslims who live and work in the Midwest. They speak about their faith, their lives, persecution and the media.

Director: Brock Williams

21. Whose Children Are These? (2004)

28 min | Documentary, Short

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Whose Children Are These? provides a gripping view into the lives of three Muslim teenagers impacted by domestic national security measures. One such program, "Special Registration," ... See full summary »

Director: Theresa Thanjan | Stars: Navila Ali, Marianne Finn, Mohammad Sarfaraz Hussain, Liz OuYang

22. Act of Faith (2003)

7 min | Documentary, Short

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This mini-documentary deals with the conflicts between being muslim and gay in America.

Director: Dan Bree

23. An Oral History of Islam in Pittsburgh (2008)

78 min | Documentary

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An examination of Islam's evolution in the city of Pittsburgh from the early twentieth century until now.

Director: Haroon Al-Qahtani | Stars: Tahir Abdallah, Luqman Abdus-Salaam, Abdulhaq Bey, Abdul Mawgoud Dardery

24. Covered Girls (2002 TV Short)

20 min | Documentary, Short

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A look at the lives of Muslim-American teenage girls living in post-9/11 New York City.

Directors: Janet McIntyre, Amy Wendel

25. Ahmad's Xmas Carol (2009)

12 min | Short, Comedy

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Ahmad, a mischievous Muslim-American boy, pressures his family into buying him gifts for Christmas, but when it was time to open them, Ahmad was in for a surprise.

Director: Fahmi Farahat | Stars: Eric Boucher, Evan Bryant, Armen Kasumyan, Tammy Klein

26. A Land Called Paradise (2008)

4 min | Short, Musical

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A heartwarming and enlightening musical documentary summarizing the answer from thousands of American Muslims to one question: "What do you wish you could say to the rest of the world?"

Director: Lena Khan | Star: Mohammad Mertaban

27. True Crimes: The First 72 Hours (2003– )
Episode: The Great Despisers (2005)

Crime, Drama

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In 1994 in the Seattle area, a South Asian family who formerly lived in Canada are reported dead by their son and his friend, who say they found them after a night out.

Director: Howard Wiseman | Stars: Diane D'Aquila, Asim Wali, Alec McClure, Richard Waugh

28. The Empire Files (2015– )
Episode: The Most Dangerous Year for Muslims in America (2016)

Documentary, News, Talk-Show

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Stars: Deepa Kumar, Abby Martin

29. South Park (1997– )
Episode: The Snuke (2007)

TV-MA | 23 min | Animation, Comedy

8.4
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While trying to find a way to persecute the new Arab kid in his class, Cartman accidentally uncovers an unrelated plot to assassinate Hillary Clinton at a South Park political rally.

Director: Trey Parker | Stars: Trey Parker, Matt Stone, Mona Marshall, Kyle McCulloch

Votes: 1,534