Top-US-Grossing Titles With Country of Origin United Arab Emirates
1. Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol (2011)
PG-13 | 133 min | Action, Adventure, Thriller
The IMF is shut down when it's implicated in the bombing of the Kremlin, causing Ethan Hunt and his new team to go rogue to clear their organization's name.
Votes: 379,394 | Gross: $209.36M
2. The Help (2011)
PG-13 | 146 min | Drama
An aspiring author during the civil rights movement of the 1960s decides to write a book detailing the African American maids' point of view on the white families for which they work, and the hardships they go through on a daily basis.
Votes: 338,282 | Gross: $169.71M
3. Contagion (2011)
PG-13 | 106 min | Drama, Thriller
Healthcare professionals, government officials and everyday people find themselves in the midst of a worldwide epidemic as the CDC works to find a cure.
Votes: 185,823 | Gross: $75.64M
4. The Hundred-Foot Journey (2014)
PG | 122 min | Comedy, Drama
The Kadam family leaves India for France where they open a restaurant directly across the road from Madame Mallory's Michelin-starred eatery.
Votes: 57,900 | Gross: $54.24M
5. Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance (2011)
PG-13 | 96 min | Action, Fantasy, Thriller
As Johnny Blaze hides out in Eastern Europe, he is called upon to stop the devil, who is trying to take human form.
Votes: 91,545 | Gross: $51.77M
7. The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel (2011)
PG-13 | 124 min | Comedy, Drama
British retirees travel to India to take up residence in what they believe is a newly restored hotel. Less luxurious than advertised, the Marigold Hotel nevertheless slowly begins to charm in unexpected ways.
Votes: 78,128 | Gross: $46.38M
8. Snitch (I) (2013)
PG-13 | 112 min | Action, Drama, Thriller
A father goes undercover for the DEA in order to free his son, who was imprisoned after being set up in a drug deal.
Votes: 67,480 | Gross: $42.92M
9. The Crazies (2010)
R | 101 min | Horror, Thriller
About the inhabitants of a small Iowa town suddenly plagued by insanity and then death after a mysterious toxin contaminates their water supply.
Votes: 96,054 | Gross: $39.10M
10. Shorts (2009)
PG | 89 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy
A young boy's discovery of a colorful, wish-granting rock causes chaos in the suburban town of Black Falls when jealous kids and scheming adults alike set out to get their hands on it.
Votes: 5,486 | Gross: $20.92M
11. Océans (2009)
G | 84 min | Documentary, Drama
An ecological drama/documentary, filmed throughout the globe. Part thriller, part meditation on the vanishing wonders of the sub-aquatic world.
Votes: 7,890 | Gross: $19.41M
12. Furry Vengeance (2010)
PG | 92 min | Comedy, Family
In the Oregon wilderness, a real-estate developer's new housing subdivision faces a unique group of protestors: local woodland creatures who don't want their homes disturbed.
Votes: 12,848 | Gross: $17.60M
13. Fair Game (I) (2010)
PG-13 | 108 min | Biography, Drama, Thriller
CIA operative Valerie Plame discovers her identity is allegedly leaked by the government as payback for an op-ed article her husband wrote criticizing the Bush administration.
Votes: 39,867 | Gross: $9.53M
14. Promised Land (2012)
R | 106 min | Drama
A salesman for a natural gas company experiences life-changing events after arriving in a small town, where his corporation wants to tap into the available resources.
Votes: 31,515 | Gross: $7.56M
15. A Most Violent Year (2014)
R | 125 min | Action, Crime, Drama
In New York City 1981, an ambitious immigrant fights to protect his business and family during the most dangerous year in the city's history.
Votes: 50,151 | Gross: $5.75M
17. He Named Me Malala (2015)
PG-13 | 88 min | Documentary
A look at the events leading up to the Taliban's attack on Pakistani schoolgirl, Malala Yousafzai, for speaking out on girls' education followed by the aftermath, including her speech to the United Nations.
Votes: 3,208 | Gross: $2.64M
18. 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: 24,601 | Gross: $2.60M
19. Welcome Back (2015)
152 min | Action, Comedy, Crime
A pair of reformed gangsters try to find a husband for their newly discovered sister, but complications arise due to mistaken identities.
Votes: 4,412 | Gross: $1.39M
20. Wadjda (2012)
PG | 98 min | Comedy, Drama
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.
Votes: 14,215 | Gross: $1.35M
22. Amreeka (2009)
PG-13 | 96 min | Drama
A drama centered on the trials and tribulations of a proud Palestinian Christian immigrant single mother and her teenage son in small town Indiana.
Votes: 3,145 | Gross: $0.62M
23. Theeb (2014)
100 min | Adventure, Drama, Thriller
In the Ottoman province of Hijaz during World War I, a young Bedouin boy experiences a greatly hastened coming-of-age as he embarks on a perilous desert journey to guide a British officer to his secret destination.
Votes: 7,149 | Gross: $0.28M
24. Desert Dancer (2014)
PG-13 | 104 min | Biography, Drama
Afshin Ghaffarian risks everything to start a dance company amidst his home country of Iran's politically volatile climate and the nation's ban on dancing.
Votes: 1,348 | Gross: $0.14M
25. À peine j'ouvre les yeux (2015)
Unrated | 102 min | Drama
A few months before the revolution in Tunisia, 18 year-old Farah has a passion for life and sings in a political rock band. Her mother, knowing the dangers of Tunisia, wants her to pursue a career as a doctor.
Votes: 684 | Gross: $0.03M
26. The Circle (I) (2017)
Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller | Post-production
A woman lands a dream job at a powerful tech company called the Circle, only to uncover a nefarious agenda that will affect the lives of her friends, family and that of humanity.
27. Blood, Sand and Gold (2017)
90 min | Action
When an archaeologist discovers Sir Francis Drake's lost treasure in the Sahara Desert, it is promptly stolen and she sets off on a global quest to steal it back.
28. Backtrack (I) (2015)
R | 90 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery
Psychologist Peter Bower's life is thrown into turmoil when he discovers a strange secret about his patients. Risking his own sanity, Peter delves into his past to uncover a terrifying ... See full summary »
30. Bilal: A New Breed of Hero (2015)
PG-13 | 105 min | Animation, Action, Adventure
A thousand years ago, one boy with a dream of becoming a great warrior is abducted with his sister and taken to a land far away from home. Thrown into a world where greed and injustice rule all, Bilal finds the courage to raise his voice and make a change. Inspired by true events, this is a story of a real hero who earned his remembrance in time and history.
31. The Worthy (2016)
99 min | Thriller
After the vast majority of the world's water supply is lethally contaminated, a small group of survivors who have taken refuge near a rare clean water source are thrust into a deadly game of cat and mouse and must defend their lives from infiltrators who aren't what they seem.
34. From A to B (2014)
108 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Three estranged childhood friends (Omar, Ramy, Jay), travel on a road trip from Abu Dhabi to Beirut in memory of their lost friend. If what happens en route doesn't make them crazy, it might just bring them closer.
35. City of Life (2009)
119 min | Drama, Romance
A privileged young male Arab at odds with his cultural identity and his less fortunate street smart friend; a disillusioned Indian taxi driver who bears an uncanny resemblance to a famous ... See full summary »
36. Landfill (2017)
Crime, Mystery, Thriller | Filming
When a little girl begins to see the ghost of another girl her age shortly after finding a necklace at a landfill, she embarks on a journey to help the ghost discover the mystery behind her death.
37. Train Station (I) (2015)
97 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
When a mysterious train accident forces a man to change his plans, he is confronted with a series of choices. Each decision he makes leads to a different scenario, each one filmed by a different director with a different cast.
Directors: Xavier Agudo, Ryan Bajornas, Surya Balakrishnan, Nicola Barnaba, Petras Baronas, Juliane Block, Ian Bonner, Leroux Botha, Julia Caiuby, Gregory Cattell, Therese Cayaba, David Cerqueiro, Diane Cheklich, Vicky Choromidou, Violetta D'Agata, Felix A. Dausend, Hesam Dehghani, Giovanni Esposito, Todd Felderstein, Ingrid Franchi, Yango Gonzalez, Vania Ivanova, Yosef Khouwes, George Korgianitis, Joycelyn Lee, Craig Lines, Athanasia Michopoulou, Isazaly Mohd Isa, Daniel Montoya, Omer Moutasim, Marc Oberdorfer, Tiago P. de Carvalho, Aditya Pawar, Tony Pietra, Adam Ruszkowski, Andrés Sandoval, Guillem Serrano, Marty Shea, Nitye Sood, Wilson Stiner, Amirah M. Tajdin, Dzenan Tarakcija, Adrian Tudor, Kresna D. Wicaksana, Rafael Yoshida, Bruno Zakarewicz, John Versical | Stars: Patrick Gorman, Judith Hoersch, Yoann Sover, Daymon Britton
38. Chimera (I) (2017)
Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller | Post-production
A brilliant but disturbed scientist decides to freeze his children alive, while he races against time to cure their deadly genetic disease by unlocking the secret of immortality encoded within the DNA of the Turritopsis jellyfish.
41. Zinzana (2015)
96 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
Trapped in a prison cell ("Zinzana") in a remote police station, a man named Talal (Saleh Bakri) is tortured by visions of his beloved ex-wife and son as he waits to hear his fate. When ... See full summary »
43. Syn Babilonu (2009)
100 min | Drama
A willful young boy follows his just as obstinate grandmother in a journey across Iraq, determined to discover the fate of her missing son, Ahmed's father, who never returned from war.
44. Akher ayam el madina (2016)
118 min | Drama
Downtown Cairo, 2009. Khalid, a 35 year old filmmaker is struggling to make a film that captures the soul of his city while facing loss in his own life. With the help of his friends, who ... See full summary »
45. Mariam (2016)
45 min | Short, Drama
It's 2004 and France has passed a law banning religious symbols in public schools. Mariam, French-born with Arab parents, recently wore the hijab after performing the hajj with her ... See full summary »
46. The Dead End (2016)
86 min | Adventure, Drama, Mystery
Maya wakes up alive after committing suicide and strangely finds herself caught up in surreal circumstances where she meets a man claiming to be dead who takes her on a journey crossing lines between illusions and reality.
48. Fatat el masnaa (2013)
90 min | Drama, Romance
Hayam is a factory worker who is living in a low middle class area, along with other factory girls. She thought that her feelings for the new supervisor in the factory can grow bigger in ... See full summary »
49. Mesopotamia (2018)
Adventure, Drama, Fantasy | Pre-production
"MESOPOTAMIA" is a period about Gods, Goddesses, Demons and Monsters and the love story between the love goddess and Babylon. The people of Mesopotamia believed that their world was ... See full summary »