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1. Cannonball Run II (1984)

PG | 108 min | Action, Comedy

4.7
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The original characters from the first Cannonball movie race across the country once more in various cars and trucks.

Writers: Brock Yates, Hal Needham, Albert S. Ruddy, Harvey Miller | Director: Hal Needham | Stars: Burt Reynolds, Dom DeLuise, Frank Sinatra, Jamie Farr

Votes: 10,738

2. 2012 (I) (2009)

PG-13 | 158 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

5.8
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49 Metascore

A frustrated writer struggles to keep his family alive when a series of global catastrophes threatens to annihilate mankind.

Writers: Roland Emmerich, Harald Kloser | Director: Roland Emmerich | Stars: John Cusack, Thandie Newton, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Amanda Peet

Votes: 251,560

3. Body of Lies (2008)

R | 128 min | Action, Drama, Thriller

7.1
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57 Metascore

A CIA agent on the ground in Jordan hunts down a powerful terrorist leader while being caught between the unclear intentions of his American supervisors and Jordan Intelligence.

Writers: William Monahan, David Ignatius | Director: Ridley Scott | Stars: Leonardo DiCaprio, Russell Crowe, Mark Strong, Golshifteh Farahani

Votes: 157,019

4. The Cannonball Run (1981)

PG | 95 min | Action, Comedy

6.1
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A wide variety of eccentric competitors participate in a wild and illegal cross-country car race.

Writer: Brock Yates | Director: Hal Needham | Stars: Burt Reynolds, Roger Moore, Farrah Fawcett, Dom DeLuise

Votes: 23,751

5. Killer Elite (2011)

R | 116 min | Action, Crime, Thriller

6.5
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44 Metascore

When his mentor is taken captive by a disgraced Arab sheik, a killer-for-hire is forced into action. His mission: kill three members of Britain's elite Special Air Service responsible for the death of his sons.

Writers: Matt Sherring, Ranulph Fiennes | Director: Gary McKendry | Stars: Jason Statham, Clive Owen, Robert De Niro, Dominic Purcell

Votes: 97,045

6. Salmon Fishing in the Yemen (2011)

PG-13 | 107 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.8
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58 Metascore

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.

Writers: Simon Beaufoy, Paul Torday | Director: Lasse Hallström | Stars: Ewan McGregor, Emily Blunt, Amr Waked, Kristin Scott Thomas

Votes: 46,049

7. The Kingdom (2007)

R | 110 min | Action, Drama, Thriller

7.1
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56 Metascore

A team of U.S. government agents is sent to investigate the bombing of an American facility in the Middle East.

Writer: Matthew Michael Carnahan | Director: Peter Berg | Stars: Jamie Foxx, Chris Cooper, Jennifer Garner, Jason Bateman

Votes: 95,696

8. The Stoning of Soraya M. (2008)

R | 114 min | Drama

8.0
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50 Metascore

A drama set in 1986 Iran and centered on a man, Sahebjam, whose car breaks down in a remote village and enters into a conversation with Zahra, who relays to him the story about her niece, ... See full summary »

Writers: Betsy Giffen Nowrasteh, Cyrus Nowrasteh, Freidoune Sahebjam | Director: Cyrus Nowrasteh | Stars: Shohreh Aghdashloo, Jim Caviezel, Mozhan Marnò, Navid Negahban

Votes: 12,008

9. The Grid (2004 TV Mini-Series)

266 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.7
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A team of American and British counter-terrorists are tasked with stopping a terrorist cell who's operating on a global level.

Stars: Dylan McDermott, Julianna Margulies, Bernard Hill, Jemma Redgrave

Votes: 690

10. Carry on Spying (1964)

87 min | Comedy

6.2
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A top secret chemical formula has been stolen by STENCH (the Society for the Total Extinction of Non-Conforming Humans), and so Agent Simpkins and his three trainees are hot on the trail, ... See full summary »

Writers: Talbot Rothwell, Sid Colin | Director: Gerald Thomas | Stars: Kenneth Williams, Barbara Windsor, Bernard Cribbins, Charles Hawtrey

Votes: 1,517

11. The Song of Sparrows (2008)

PG | 96 min | Drama

8.0
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74 Metascore

When an ostrich-rancher focuses on replacing his daughter's hearing aid, which breaks right before crucial exams, everything changes for a struggling rural family in Iran. Karim motorbikes ... See full summary »

Writers: Mehran Kashani, Majid Majidi | Director: Majid Majidi | Stars: Mohammad Amir Naji, Maryam Akbari, Kamran Dehghan, Hamid Aghazi

Votes: 5,634

12. The War Within (2005)

R | 90 min | Drama

7.0
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61 Metascore

A Pakistani involved in a planned attack in New York City experiences a crisis of conscience.

Writers: Ayad Akhtar, Joseph Castelo, Tom Glynn | Director: Joseph Castelo | Stars: Ayad Akhtar, Firdous Bamji, Nandana Sen, Sarita Choudhury

Votes: 1,111

13. Reel Bad Arabs: How Hollywood Vilifies a People (2006 Video)

50 min | Documentary, History, War

7.6
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This groundbreaking documentary dissects a slanderous aspect of cinematic history that has run virtually unchallenged form the earliest days of silent film to today's biggest Hollywood ... See full summary »

Writers: Jeremy Earp, Jack Shaheen | Directors: Jeremy Earp, Sut Jhally | Star: Jack Shaheen

Votes: 420

14. Tu£sday (2008)

79 min | Action, Crime, Mystery

5.2
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What happens when 3 groups of people decide to rob the same bank on the same day?

Writer: Sacha Bennett | Director: Sacha Bennett | Stars: Philip Glenister, John Simm, Ashley Walters, Cristian Solimeno

Votes: 525

15. Wanderers of the Desert (1984)

95 min | Drama, Fantasy

6.9
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A teacher is assigned to a remote desert village that is obsessed with a mysterious buried treasure and whose children are cursed to wander the desert.

Writer: Nacer Khemir | Director: Nacer Khemir | Stars: Nacer Khemir, Soufiane Makni, Noureddine Kasbaoui, Sonia Ichti

Votes: 227

16. The Black Tent (1956)

83 min | Drama, War, Romance

5.0
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In the African desert, a British soldier romances the native chief's daughter and helps the tribe fight off a Nazi attack.

Writers: Bryan Forbes, Robin Maugham | Director: Brian Desmond Hurst | Stars: Donald Sinden, Anthony Steel, Anna-Maria Sandri, André Morell

Votes: 174

17. The Hidden Half (2001)

103 min | Drama

7.1
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49 Metascore

An official is sent from his home in Tehran to hear the final appeal of a woman sentenced to death, a political prisoner. The official's wife of nearly 20 years, Fereshteh Samimi, writes ... See full summary »

Writer: Tahmineh Milani | Director: Tahmineh Milani | Stars: Niki Karimi, Mohammad Nikbin, Atila Pesiani, Soghra Obeisi

Votes: 573

18. The Sheik and I (2012)

104 min | Documentary, Comedy

5.8
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51 Metascore

When an American filmmaker is commissioned to make a film for a Middle East Biennial on the theme of 'art as a subversive act,' his film is banned for blasphemy, he is asked to destroy every copy, and he is threatened with arrest.

Director: Caveh Zahedi | Stars: Caveh Zahedi, Beckett Zahedi, Michael Patten, ZuZu Snyder

Votes: 77

19. Prostitution: Behind the Veil (2004)

58 min | Documentary

6.9
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A documentary that follows two young women raising children and supporting drug habits through prostitution in a country ruled by fundamentalists.

Writer: Nahid Persson | Director: Nahid Persson | Star: Nahid Persson

Votes: 185

20. Na Deribasovskoy khoroshaya pogoda, ili Na Brayton-Bich opyat idut dozhdi (1992)

96 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

6.2
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When mysterious Russian bandit named Artist came in USA, brave Russian special agent Fyodor Sokolov runs to States for defeat evil master.

Writers: Leonid Gayday, Arkadiy Inin, Yuriy Volovich | Director: Leonid Gayday | Stars: Dmitriy Kharatyan, Kelly McGrill, Andrey Myagkov, Mikhail Kokshenov

Votes: 930

21. Tight Spot (1974)

112 min | Adventure, Drama

7.4
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This film, based on a well-known novel of the same name by Sadegh Chooback, is about a wronged man seeking revenge. Director Amir Naderi's inspiration for making the film was one of his ... See full summary »

Writers: Sadegh Chubak, Amir Naderi | Director: Amir Naderi | Stars: Behrouz Vossoughi, Parviz Fanizadeh, Jafar Vali, Enayat Bakhshi

Votes: 213

22. The Return of Mr. Moto (1965)

Approved | 71 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

5.8
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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.

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

Votes: 154

23. Booye kafoor, atre yas (2000)

93 min | Drama

6.9
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63 Metascore

Death surrounds Bahman, a director who hasn't made a film in 24 years (he can't get past the censors). He's working on a documentary, for Japanese TV, on Iranian burial practices. On the ... See full summary »

Writer: Bahman Farmanara | Director: Bahman Farmanara | Stars: Bahman Farmanara, Roya Nonahali, Ebrahim Abadi, Dariush Asadzade

Votes: 513

24. Ghazieh-e Shekl-e Aval, Ghazieh-e Shekl-e Dou Wom (1979)

53 min | Documentary

7.7
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While the teacher is faced towards the blackboard, one of the students makes some funny noises. The teacher can't find the person who did that, so he decides to dismiss a group of students ... See full summary »

Writer: Abbas Kiarostami | Director: Abbas Kiarostami | Stars: Mehdi Azadbakht, Mohammadreza Barati, Hedayat Matin Daftari, Nader Ebrahimi

Votes: 199

25. Asphalt Zahov (2000)

87 min | Drama, Romance

6.8
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60 Metascore

Three stories set among the Bedouin of Jahalin in the hills of the Judean desert. On an almost deserted highway, two Israeli truckers strike a Bedouin lad accidentally. Before they can flee... See full summary »

Writer: Dan Verete | Director: Dan Verete | Stars: Moshe Ivgy, Motti Katz, Raida Adon, Tatjana Blacher

Votes: 130

26. Crossroad (2008)

54 min | Documentary

7.0
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Different forms of seeing the world. The boundaries formed between social and cultural differences. Religion, politics and behavior on the day to day basis through the eyes of political analysts and chosen individuals.

Writer: Guilherme Castro | Director: Guilherme Castro | Stars: Guy Sorman, Jorge Castañeda, Bernard-Henri Lévy, Patrick Dixon

Votes: 29

27. Velayate eshgh (2000– )

45 min | Biography, Drama

6.8
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Stars: Enayat Bakhshi, Bijan Emkanian, Mehdi Fakhimzadeh, Bita Farahi

Votes: 136

28. The Fateful Day (1995)

105 min | Adventure, Drama

7.2
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Writer: Bahram Beizai | Director: Shahram Assadi | Stars: Ali Reza Shoja-Nuri, Hamid Abdolmaleki, Abbas Amiri, Siamak Atlassi

Votes: 244

29. Seyh Ahmet (1968)

Drama, Romance

5.7
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Writer: Bülent Oran | Director: Ertem Göreç | Stars: Fikret Hakan, Sara Stéphan, Mehmet Ali Akpinar, Cahit Irgat

Votes: 6

30. Arabian Faito (1992 Video Game)

Action, Adventure, Fantasy

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31. Fauda (2015– )
Episode: Episode #1.2 (2015)

Action, Drama, Thriller

7.4
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Creators: Avi Issacharoff, Lior Raz | Director: Assaf Bernstein | Stars: Lior Raz, Hisham Suliman, Shadi Mar'i, Laëtitia Eïdo

Votes: 7

32. Fauda (2015– )
Episode: Episode #1.7 (2015)

Action, Drama, Thriller

4.0
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Creators: Avi Issacharoff, Lior Raz | Director: Assaf Bernstein | Stars: Lior Raz, Hisham Suliman, Shadi Mar'i, Laëtitia Eïdo

Votes: 15