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1. Alexander (2004)

R | 175 min | Action, Adventure, Biography

5.5
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39 Metascore

Alexander, the King of Macedonia and one of the greatest military leaders in the history of warfare, conquers much of the known world.

Director: Oliver Stone | Stars: Colin Farrell, Anthony Hopkins, Rosario Dawson, Angelina Jolie

Votes: 145,466 | Gross: $34.29M

2. Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time (2010)

PG-13 | 116 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

6.6
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50 Metascore

A young fugitive prince and princess must stop a villain who unknowingly threatens to destroy the world with a special dagger that enables the magic sand inside to reverse time.

Director: Mike Newell | Stars: Jake Gyllenhaal, Gemma Arterton, Ben Kingsley, Alfred Molina

Votes: 236,261 | Gross: $90.76M

3. Oklahoma! (1955)

Approved | 145 min | Comedy, Drama, Musical

7.2
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In the Oklahoma territory at the turn of the twentieth century, two young cowboys vie with a violent ranch hand and a traveling peddler for the hearts of the women they love.

Director: Fred Zinnemann | Stars: Gordon MacRae, Gloria Grahame, Gene Nelson, Charlotte Greenwood

Votes: 9,261

4. Queen of the Desert (2015)

PG-13 | 128 min | Biography, Drama, History

5.6
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39 Metascore

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.

Director: Werner Herzog | Stars: Nicole Kidman, James Franco, Damian Lewis, Robert Pattinson

Votes: 5,732

5. The Physician (2013)

R | 150 min | Adventure, Drama, History

7.2
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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.

Director: Philipp Stölzl | Stars: Tom Payne, Stellan Skarsgård, Olivier Martinez, Emma Rigby

Votes: 28,884

6. One Night with the King (2006)

PG | 123 min | Biography, Drama, History

6.3
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38 Metascore

The young Jewish girl, Hadassah, goes on to become the Biblical Esther, the Queen of Persia, who saves the Jewish nation from annihilation at the hands of its archenemy.

Director: Michael O. Sajbel | Stars: Tiffany Dupont, Luke Goss, John Noble, Omar Sharif

Votes: 6,050 | Gross: $13.39M

7. The Baader Meinhof Complex (2008)

R | 150 min | Action, Biography, Crime

7.4
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76 Metascore

A look at Germany's terrorist group, The Red Army Faction (RAF), which organized bombings, robberies, kidnappings and assassinations in the late 1960s and '70s.

Director: Uli Edel | Stars: Martina Gedeck, Moritz Bleibtreu, Johanna Wokalek, Bruno Ganz

Votes: 31,334 | Gross: $0.48M

8. Arabian Nights (1974)

NC-17 | 130 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

6.9
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In this film inspired by the ancient erotic and mysterious tales of Mid-West Asia, the main story concerns an innocent young man who comes to fall in love with a slave who selected him as ... See full summary »

Director: Pier Paolo Pasolini | Stars: Ninetto Davoli, Franco Citti, Franco Merli, Tessa Bouché

Votes: 5,579

9. Genghis Khan (1965)

Approved | 120 min | Adventure, Drama, History

6.0
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During the 13th century the shy Mongol boy Temujin becomes the fearless leader Genghis Khan who unites all Mongol tribes and conquers most of Asia, Europe and the Middle-East.

Director: Henry Levin | Stars: Stephen Boyd, Omar Sharif, James Mason, Eli Wallach

Votes: 1,577 | Gross: $0.00M

10. Farouk Omar (2012– )

Biography, Drama, History

9.1
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The life of Umar Ibn Al-Khattab, the second Caliph of Islamic State, before and after he embraces in Islam.

Stars: Samer Ismail, Hazem Zedan, Ghassan Massoud, Rakeen Saad

Votes: 2,207

11. America America (1963)

174 min | Drama

7.9
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A young Anatolian Greek, entrusted with his family's fortune, loses it en route to Istanbul and dreams of going to the United States.

Director: Elia Kazan | Stars: Stathis Giallelis, Frank Wolff, Elena Karam, Harry Davis

Votes: 3,817

12. Monsieur Ibrahim (2003)

R | 95 min | Comedy, Drama

7.5
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69 Metascore

In Paris, a Turkish shop owner befriends a Jewish boy in his mid-teens.

Director: François Dupeyron | Stars: Omar Sharif, Pierre Boulanger, Gilbert Melki, Isabelle Renauld

Votes: 9,850 | Gross: $2.82M

13. Samson and Delilah (1996 TV Movie)

172 min | Adventure, Drama, History

6.1
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Mara and her husband Manoa are both upstanding and religious Israelites living under the harsh and unjust rule of the Philistines. Much to their regret, they have not been able to have ... See full summary »

Director: Nicolas Roeg | Stars: Dennis Hopper, Elizabeth Hurley, Eric Thal, Michael Gambon

Votes: 736

14. Marco Polo (1982–1983)

504 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama

7.9
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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.

Stars: Ken Marshall, Denholm Elliott, Tony Vogel, David Warner

Votes: 906

15. Son of Sinbad (1955)

PG | 91 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

5.6
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Legendary pirate and adventurer Sinbad is in single-minded pursuit of two things: beautiful women and a substance called Greek Fire--an early version of gunpowder.

Director: Ted Tetzlaff | Stars: Dale Robertson, Vincent Price, Sally Forrest, Lili St. Cyr

Votes: 345

16. Esther (1999 TV Movie)

90 min | Biography, Drama, History

6.6
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Ahasuerus (Xerxes I), King of the Persians, whose empire now extends from India to Egypt after the defeat of the Babylonians, is holding a celebratory banquet for his people in the citadel ... See full summary »

Director: Raffaele Mertes | Stars: Louise Lombard, F. Murray Abraham, Jürgen Prochnow, Thomas Kretschmann

Votes: 689

17. The Book of Esther (2013)

90 min | Drama

4.3
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Jewish girl Esther is chosen as the new queen consort to King Xerxes of Persia. Will she be able to stop the evil Lord Haman's plot to exterminate the Jews?

Director: David A.R. White | Stars: Jen Lilley, Linda Bisesti, John Clement, Kass Connors

Votes: 840

18. Prince of Persia: Warrior Within (2004 Video Game)

M | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

8.8
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You are marked for death, yet you are unshaken. The impossible challenge you face has ignited a fire within your soul. Confident in your deadly fighting skills, thirsting for brutal battle,... See full summary »

Directors: Keith Arem, Richard Dumont, David Jankowski, Felix Rocque | Stars: Monica Bellucci, Claudia Besso, Thor Bishopric, Mark Camacho

Votes: 2,675

19. Kasi az gorbehaye irani khabar nadareh (2009)

106 min | Drama, Music

7.2
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71 Metascore

Iranian musicians Negar and Ashkan look for band members to play at a London concert - and the visas that allow them to leave Tehran to do so.

Director: Bahman Ghobadi | Stars: Negar Shaghaghi, Ashkan Koshanejad, Hamed Behdad, Babak Mirzakhani

Votes: 6,083 | Gross: $0.08M

20. Omar Khayyam (1957)

101 min | Adventure, Biography, Romance

5.9
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During the 11th century, Persian poet Omar Khayyam's lover marries the Shah but the Shah, whose life is threatened by a sect of assassins, appoints Omar royal advisor.

Director: William Dieterle | Stars: Cornel Wilde, Michael Rennie, Debra Paget, John Derek

Votes: 223

21. Esther and the King (1960)

Approved | 109 min | Biography, Drama, History

5.5
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When a modern-day girl faces a big challenge in her life, her mother teaches her about the power of fasting by sharing the story of a heroine from the Bible.

Directors: Raoul Walsh, Mario Bava | Stars: Joan Collins, Richard Egan, Denis O'Dea, Sergio Fantoni

Votes: 473

22. Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time (2003 Video Game)

Action, Adventure, Fantasy

8.6
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A young prince with expert fighting skills acquires the Dagger of Time, and unknowingly releases the powerful Sands of Time with it. Now he is trapped in a palace with sand creatures and most undo the unfortunate deed he has done.

Stars: Yuri Lowenthal, Joanna Wasick, Barry Dennen, William Knight

Votes: 3,682

23. The Adventures of Hajji Baba (1954)

Approved | 94 min | Action, Adventure, Romance

6.0
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In Ispahan, Persia, Hajji Baba is leaving his father's shop to seek a greater fortune, while the Princess Fawzia is trying to talk her father, the Caliph into giving her in marriage to ... See full summary »

Director: Don Weis | Stars: John Derek, Elaine Stewart, Thomas Gomez, Amanda Blake

Votes: 328

24. Reign: The Conqueror (1997– )

30 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

7.0
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Alexander the Great was the world's most powerful warrior. Reign is a 21st century science-fiction retelling of the legend of this Macedonian king. A visual masterpiece, Reign tells the ... See full summary »

Stars: Beau Billingslea, Tom Fahn, Lex Lang, Wendee Lee

Votes: 404

25. Prince of Persia (2008 Video Game)

PG-13 | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

7.8
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After meeting Elika, a princess, in the desert, the Prince is tasked with cleansing a corrupted land with the help of his new companion, all the while unraveling the power of dark lord Ahriman.

Director: Andrew S. Walsh | Stars: Tam Evans, Nolan North, Kari Wahlgren, Fred Tatasciore

Votes: 1,639

26. Prince of Persia: The Two Thrones (2005 Video Game)

M | Action, Adventure, Drama

8.7
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The Prince of Persia makes his way home to Babylon, bearing with him Kaileena, the enigmatic Empress of Time, and unspeakable scars from the Island of Time.

Director: Kun Chang | Stars: Yuri Lowenthal, Rick Miller, Sarah Carlsen, Helen King

Votes: 2,320

27. Behind That Curtain (1929)

Unrated | 91 min | Mystery

4.9
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Eve Mannering realizes too late that her abusive husband is a philanderer and murderer and seeks protection with her true love, explorer John Beetham.

Director: Irving Cummings | Stars: Warner Baxter, Lois Moran, Gilbert Emery, Claude King

Votes: 308

28. Babes in Bagdad (1952)

79 min | Comedy

5.3
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Hassan, the Kadi of Bagdad, has a harem housing twelve beauties, but concentrates his attention on Zohara. A newcomer, Kyra, introduces rebellion into the by the unheard of act of ... See full summary »

Directors: Jerónimo Mihura, Edgar G. Ulmer | Stars: Paulette Goddard, Gypsy Rose Lee, Richard Ney, John Boles

Votes: 50

29. Ajooba (1991)

178 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

5.2
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The evil Vizier of Baharistan kills the royal family and takes power himself but the real crown prince, who has survived his machinations, returns to his homeland to avenge his parents as a masked vigilante 'Ajooba'.

Directors: Shashi Kapoor, Gennadiy Vasilev | Stars: Amitabh Bachchan, Dimple Kapadia, Rishi Kapoor, Sonam

Votes: 926

30. The Keeper: The Legend of Omar Khayyam (2005)

PG | 95 min | Adventure, Drama, Family

6.9
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43 Metascore

Kamran is a 12 year old boy in the present day who discovers that his ancestor is the 11th Century Mathematician, Astronomer, Poet of Persia, Omar Khayyam. The story has been passed down in... See full summary »

Director: Kayvan Mashayekh | Stars: Adam Echahly, Bruno Lastra, Moritz Bleibtreu, Rade Serbedzija

Votes: 590 | Gross: $0.22M

31. Ali Baba Goes to Town (1937)

Approved | 81 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Musical

8.0
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A movie company is doing the Arabian Nights when a hobo enters their camp, falls asleep and dreams he's back in Baghdad as advisor to the Sultan. In a spoof of Rosevelt's New Deal, he ... See full summary »

Director: David Butler | Stars: Eddie Cantor, Tony Martin, Roland Young, June Lang

Votes: 433

32. Eternal Darkness: Sanity's Requiem (2002 Video Game)

M | Action, Adventure, Horror

9.2
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Over the course of two millenia, twelve men and women are linked together by an accursed book known as the Tome of Eternal Darkness.

Director: Denis Dyack | Stars: Michael Bell, Earl Boen, Cam Clarke, Neil Dickson

Votes: 592

33. Sikandar (1941)

146 min | Drama, History, War

7.5
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Director: Sohrab Modi | Stars: Sohrab Modi, Prithviraj Kapoor, Vanamala, Meena Shorey

Votes: 39

34. Grass: A Nation's Battle for Life (1925)

Passed | 71 min | Documentary

7.9
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The struggles of a hardscrabble Iranian nomadic tribe as they journey through bleak country to reach the grasslands that will save their livestock.

Directors: Merian C. Cooper, Ernest B. Schoedsack | Stars: Merian C. Cooper, Ernest B. Schoedsack, Marguerite Harrison, Haidar Khan

Votes: 791

35. Zateryannyy v Sibiri (1991)

140 min | Drama, Romance

7.0
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A political drama about Stalin's prison-camp system in Russia.

Director: Aleksandr Mitta | Stars: Anthony Andrews, Vladimir Ilin, Elena Mayorova, Irina Mikhalyova

Votes: 233

36. Our Mr. Sun (1956 TV Movie)

57 min | Animation

7.5
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Dale Phillips (Since this is an educational film dramatizing facts about the sun it would be difficult to write a summary without spoilers. This summary is meant to excite and encourage ... See full summary »

Directors: Frank Capra, William T. Hurtz | Stars: Eddie Albert, Lionel Barrymore, Frank Baxter, Marvin Miller

Votes: 132

37. Prince of Persia (1989 Video Game)

E | Action, Adventure, Drama

8.3
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It was a time of darkness. While the Sultan was away at war, his Grand Vizier Jaffar seized the reins of power. Throughout the land, the people groaned under the yoke of tyranny, and ... See full summary »

Directors: Jordan Mechner, Keisuke Yasaka

Votes: 830

38. Prince of Persia 2: The Shadow and the Flame (1992 Video Game)

Action, Adventure, Fantasy

7.8
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The Prince of Persia has been thrown out of the palace by the impostor Prince who orders his arrest, he escapes on a ship. Meanwhile Jaffer puts the Princess to sleep. Can the Prince defeat Jaffar and rescue the Princess once again?

Director: Jordan Mechner

Votes: 197

39. Menandros & Thaïs (2016)

129 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

8.3
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A kidnapped bride. A distraught hero. Odysseys through surreal worlds. Menandros and Thaïs are freshly married, but the wedding day ends bloodily. Thaïs is abducted by pirates. Searching ... See full summary »

Directors: Ondrej Cikan, Antonin Silar | Stars: Jakub Gottwald, Jessyca R. Hauser, Ondrej Bauer, Violetta Zupancic

Votes: 18

40. The Guns and the Fury (1981)

PG | 90 min | Action, Drama

3.6
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Two turn of the Century fortune hunters (Peter Graves and Cameron Mitchell) discover oil in Persia and attempt to claim it. Serious resistance is met.

Director: Tony Zarindast | Stars: Peter Graves, Albert Salmi, Cameron Mitchell, Shaun Curry

Votes: 52

41. Halaku (1956)

122 min | Adventure, Drama, Musical

6.4
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Halaku (Pran), the powerful emperor of Iran, rules the country wisely and with an iron hand. When he comes upon one of his subjects, Niloufer (Meena Kumari), he stakes his claim on her and ... See full summary »

Director: D.D. Kashyap | Stars: Pran, Meena Kumari, Ajit, Raj Mehra

Votes: 27

42. The Return of Mr. Moto (1965)

Approved | 71 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

5.9
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Mr. Moto goes undercover to find out who has been blowing up oil wells and trying to gain total control of all the oil leases from a petroleum-rich Middle Eastern country.

Director: Ernest Morris | Stars: Henry Silva, Terence Longdon, Suzanne Lloyd, Marne Maitland

Votes: 157

43. Eddie Izzard: Circle (2002 Video)

82 min | Documentary, Comedy

7.9
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Town Hall, New York City, 26 June 2000. An evening with Eddie Izzard in which he moves back and forth in time, with religion as the loose but constant theme. He begins with Pope John Paul ... See full summary »

Director: Anastasia Pappas | Star: Eddie Izzard

Votes: 1,746

44. Prince of the Himalayas (2006)

Not Rated | 108 min | Drama

6.7
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An adaptation of Shakespeare's Hamlet set in ancient Tibet.

Director: Sherwood Hu | Stars: Purba Rgyal, Dobrgyal, Zomskyid, Sonamdolgar

Votes: 76 | Gross: $0.01M

45. He Married His Wife (1940)

Approved | 83 min | Comedy

6.2
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Race horse owner pays so much attention to business he winds up divorced from his wife. His alimony payments are so steep he plots with his lawyer to get her married off.

Director: Roy Del Ruth | Stars: Joel McCrea, Nancy Kelly, Roland Young, Mary Boland

Votes: 133

46. I'm King Kong!: The Exploits of Merian C. Cooper (2005)

57 min | Documentary, Biography

7.7
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This documentary explores the incredible life of Merian C. Cooper, from his time as a soldier and pilot in three different wars, to his exploits in Hollywood, as a director, producer and cinematic innovator.

Directors: Christopher Bird, Kevin Brownlow | Stars: Alec Baldwin, Merian C. Cooper, David Strohmaier, James D'Arc

Votes: 184

47. The Thirteenth Day: The Story of Esther (1979 TV Movie)

60 min | Drama, History, Romance

6.5
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Aired as a one-hour special on ABC-TV, this drama told the Old Testament story of a young queen who had to defend both herself and her people after a power-mad advisor convinces her husband... See full summary »

Director: Leo Penn | Stars: Olivia Hussey, Tony Musante, Harris Yulin, Nehemiah Persoff

Votes: 21

48. Queen Esther (1948)

50 min | Drama

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Director: John T. Coyle | Stars: Ottilie Kruger, Michael Ansara, Charles Evans, Richard Hale

49. Giorgi Saakadze (1942)

184 min | Drama, History, War

7.7
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Director: Mikheil Chiaureli | Stars: Akaki Khorava, Veriko Anjaparidze, Liana Asatiani, Merab Kokochashvili

Votes: 83

50. Prince of Persia 3D (1999 Video Game)

Action, Adventure, Fantasy

7.5
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Stars: Michael Barrett, David Boat, Doug Boyd, Jay Ginsberg

Votes: 113