Top-US-Grossing Titles With Country of Origin United Arab Emirates


1. Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol (2011)

PG-13 | 133 min | Action, Adventure, Thriller

7.4
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73 Metascore

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.

Director: Brad Bird | Stars: Tom Cruise, Jeremy Renner, Simon Pegg, Paula Patton

Votes: 379,394 | Gross: $209.36M

2. The Help (2011)

PG-13 | 146 min | Drama

8.1
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62 Metascore

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.

Director: Tate Taylor | Stars: Emma Stone, Viola Davis, Octavia Spencer, Bryce Dallas Howard

Votes: 338,282 | Gross: $169.71M

3. Contagion (2011)

PG-13 | 106 min | Drama, Thriller

6.6
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70 Metascore

Healthcare professionals, government officials and everyday people find themselves in the midst of a worldwide epidemic as the CDC works to find a cure.

Director: Steven Soderbergh | Stars: Matt Damon, Kate Winslet, Jude Law, Gwyneth Paltrow

Votes: 185,823 | Gross: $75.64M

4. The Hundred-Foot Journey (2014)

PG | 122 min | Comedy, Drama

7.3
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55 Metascore

The Kadam family leaves India for France where they open a restaurant directly across the road from Madame Mallory's Michelin-starred eatery.

Director: Lasse Hallström | Stars: Helen Mirren, Om Puri, Manish Dayal, Charlotte Le Bon

Votes: 57,900 | Gross: $54.24M

5. Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance (2011)

PG-13 | 96 min | Action, Fantasy, Thriller

4.3
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33 Metascore

As Johnny Blaze hides out in Eastern Europe, he is called upon to stop the devil, who is trying to take human form.

Directors: Mark Neveldine, Brian Taylor | Stars: Nicolas Cage, Ciarán Hinds, Idris Elba, Violante Placido

Votes: 91,545 | Gross: $51.77M

6. Syriana (2005)

R | 128 min | Drama, Thriller

7.0
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76 Metascore

A politically charged epic about the state of the oil industry in the hands of those personally involved and affected by it.

Director: Stephen Gaghan | Stars: George Clooney, Matt Damon, Amanda Peet, Kayvan Novak

Votes: 112,560 | Gross: $50.82M

7. The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel (2011)

PG-13 | 124 min | Comedy, Drama

7.3
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62 Metascore

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.

Director: John Madden | Stars: Judi Dench, Bill Nighy, Maggie Smith, Tom Wilkinson

Votes: 78,128 | Gross: $46.38M

8. Snitch (I) (2013)

PG-13 | 112 min | Action, Drama, Thriller

6.5
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51 Metascore

A father goes undercover for the DEA in order to free his son, who was imprisoned after being set up in a drug deal.

Director: Ric Roman Waugh | Stars: Dwayne Johnson, Susan Sarandon, Jon Bernthal, Rafi Gavron

Votes: 67,480 | Gross: $42.92M

9. The Crazies (2010)

R | 101 min | Horror, Thriller

6.5
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55 Metascore

About the inhabitants of a small Iowa town suddenly plagued by insanity and then death after a mysterious toxin contaminates their water supply.

Director: Breck Eisner | Stars: Radha Mitchell, Timothy Olyphant, Danielle Panabaker, Joe Anderson

Votes: 96,054 | Gross: $39.10M

10. Shorts (2009)

PG | 89 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy

4.8
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53 Metascore

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.

Director: Robert Rodriguez | Stars: Jimmy Bennett, James Spader, Kat Dennings, Jake Short

Votes: 5,486 | Gross: $20.92M

11. Océans (2009)

G | 84 min | Documentary, Drama

7.8
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75 Metascore

An ecological drama/documentary, filmed throughout the globe. Part thriller, part meditation on the vanishing wonders of the sub-aquatic world.

Directors: Jacques Perrin, Jacques Cluzaud | Stars: Pierce Brosnan, Jacques Perrin, Pedro Armendáriz Jr., Rie Miyazawa

Votes: 7,890 | Gross: $19.41M

12. Furry Vengeance (2010)

PG | 92 min | Comedy, Family

3.8
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23 Metascore

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.

Director: Roger Kumble | Stars: Brendan Fraser, Brooke Shields, Ricky Garcia, Eugene Cordero

Votes: 12,848 | Gross: $17.60M

13. Fair Game (I) (2010)

PG-13 | 108 min | Biography, Drama, Thriller

6.8
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69 Metascore

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.

Director: Doug Liman | Stars: Naomi Watts, Sean Penn, Sonya Davison, Vanessa Chong

Votes: 39,867 | Gross: $9.53M

14. Promised Land (2012)

R | 106 min | Drama

6.6
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55 Metascore

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.

Director: Gus Van Sant | Stars: Matt Damon, Frances McDormand, John Krasinski, Hal Holbrook

Votes: 31,515 | Gross: $7.56M

15. A Most Violent Year (2014)

R | 125 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.0
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79 Metascore

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.

Director: J.C. Chandor | Stars: Oscar Isaac, Jessica Chastain, David Oyelowo, Alessandro Nivola

Votes: 50,151 | Gross: $5.75M

16. The Way Back (I) (2010)

PG-13 | 133 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama

7.3
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66 Metascore

Siberian gulag escapees travel 4,000 miles by foot to freedom in India.

Director: Peter Weir | Stars: Jim Sturgess, Ed Harris, Colin Farrell, Dragos Bucur

Votes: 91,711 | Gross: $2.68M

17. He Named Me Malala (2015)

PG-13 | 88 min | Documentary

6.8
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61 Metascore

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.

Director: Davis Guggenheim | Stars: Malala Yousafzai, Ziauddin Yousafzai, Toor Pekai Yousafzai, Khushal Yousafzai

Votes: 3,208 | Gross: $2.64M

18. Samsara (I) (2011)

PG-13 | 102 min | Documentary, Music

8.5
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65 Metascore

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.

Director: Ron Fricke | Stars: Balinese Tari Legong Dancers, Ni Made Megahadi Pratiwi, Puti Sri Candra Dewi, Putu Dinda Pratika

Votes: 24,601 | Gross: $2.60M

19. Welcome Back (2015)

152 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

4.2
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A pair of reformed gangsters try to find a husband for their newly discovered sister, but complications arise due to mistaken identities.

Director: Anees Bazmee | Stars: Anil Kapoor, Nana Patekar, Dimple Kapadia, John Abraham

Votes: 4,412 | Gross: $1.39M

20. Wadjda (2012)

PG | 98 min | Comedy, Drama

7.6
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81 Metascore

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.

Director: Haifaa Al-Mansour | Stars: Waad Mohammed, Reem Abdullah, Abdullrahman Al Gohani, Ahd

Votes: 14,215 | Gross: $1.35M

21. The Beaver (2011)

PG-13 | 91 min | Drama

6.7
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60 Metascore

A troubled husband and executive adopts a beaver hand-puppet as his sole means of communicating.

Director: Jodie Foster | Stars: Mel Gibson, Jodie Foster, Anton Yelchin, Cherry Jones

Votes: 41,475 | Gross: $0.96M

22. Amreeka (2009)

PG-13 | 96 min | Drama

7.1
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73 Metascore

A drama centered on the trials and tribulations of a proud Palestinian Christian immigrant single mother and her teenage son in small town Indiana.

Director: Cherien Dabis | Stars: Nisreen Faour, Melkar Muallem, Hiam Abbass, Alia Shawkat

Votes: 3,145 | Gross: $0.62M

23. Theeb (2014)

100 min | Adventure, Drama, Thriller

7.3
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80 Metascore

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.

Director: Naji Abu Nowar | Stars: Jacir Eid Al-Hwietat, Hussein Salameh Al-Sweilhiyeen, Hassan Mutlag Al-Maraiyeh, Jack Fox

Votes: 7,149 | Gross: $0.28M

24. Desert Dancer (2014)

PG-13 | 104 min | Biography, Drama

6.1
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49 Metascore

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.

Director: Richard Raymond | Stars: Nazanin Boniadi, Freida Pinto, Tom Cullen, Reece Ritchie

Votes: 1,348 | Gross: $0.14M

25. À peine j'ouvre les yeux (2015)

Unrated | 102 min | Drama

6.9
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74 Metascore

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.

Director: Leyla Bouzid | Stars: Baya Medhaffer, Ghalia Benali, Montassar Ayari, Lassaad Jamoussi

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.

Director: James Ponsoldt | Stars: Emma Watson, Tom Hanks, John Boyega, Bill Paxton

27. Blood, Sand and Gold (2017)

90 min | Action

4.1
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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.

Director: Gaelan Connell | Stars: Aaron Costa Ganis, Monica West, Christopher Redman, Jenny Sterlin

Votes: 125

28. Backtrack (I) (2015)

R | 90 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery

5.9
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43 Metascore

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 »

Director: Michael Petroni | Stars: Adrien Brody, Jenni Baird, Bruce Spence, Greg Poppleton

Votes: 8,061

29. London Town (2016)

R | 92 min | Drama, Music

6.4
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46 Metascore

In '70s London, a 14 year-old boy is introduced to the Clash by his estranged mother. It changes his life forever.

Director: Derrick Borte | Stars: Tom Hughes, Dougray Scott, Jonathan Rhys Meyers, Natascha McElhone

Votes: 626

30. Bilal: A New Breed of Hero (2015)

PG-13 | 105 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

8.4
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54 Metascore

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.

Directors: Khurram H. Alavi, Ayman Jamal | Stars: Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje, Ian McShane, China Anne McClain, Thomas Ian Nicholas

Votes: 11,884

31. The Worthy (2016)

99 min | Thriller

6.6
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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.

Director: Ali F. Mostafa | Stars: Ali Suliman, Maisa Abd Elhadi, Mahmoud Al Atrash, Mohammad Al Ibrahimi

Votes: 155

32. Djinn (2013)

82 min | Horror, Thriller

4.4
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An Emirati couple return home from a trip and discover that their new apartment has been built on a site that is home to some malevolent beings.

Director: Tobe Hooper | Stars: Aiysha Hart, Razane Jammal, Ahd, Khalid Laith

Votes: 1,237

33. Farouk Omar (2012– )

Biography, Drama, History

9.2
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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: 1,966

34. From A to B (2014)

108 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama

6.1
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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.

Director: Ali F. Mostafa | Stars: Fahad Albutairi, Shadi Alfons, Fadi Rifaai, Khaled Abol Naga

Votes: 1,034

35. City of Life (2009)

119 min | Drama, Romance

7.1
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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 »

Director: Ali F. Mostafa | Stars: Alexandra Maria Lara, Sonu Sood, Saoud Al Kaabi, Jason Flemyng

Votes: 1,176

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.

Director: Yesser Laham | Stars: Christine Elise, Michael Dudikoff, Adrienne Wilkinson, Julie Lake

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.

Director: Maurice Haeems | Stars: Henry Ian Cusick, Kathleen Quinlan, Erika Ervin, Jenna Harrison

39. 3000 Layla (2015)

103 min | Drama

7.4
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A young Palestinian schoolteacher gives birth to her son in an Israeli prison where she fights to protect him, survive and maintain hope.

Director: Mai Masri | Stars: Maisa Abd Elhadi, Nadira Omran, Rakeen Saad, Raida Adon

Votes: 248

40. We Are Blood (2015)

91 min | Documentary, Action, Sport

7.7
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A film celebrating the universal bond created by the simple act of skateboarding.

Director: Ty Evans | Stars: Chris Colbourn, Clive Dixon, Tiago Lemos, Sean Malto

Votes: 326

41. Zinzana (2015)

96 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

6.7
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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 »

Director: Majid Al Ansari | Stars: Ali Suliman, Omar Abdulhamid, Abdalla Bu Abed, Ahd

Votes: 395

42. The Last of Us (2016)

95 min | Drama

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Director: Ala Eddine Slim | Stars: Fethi Akkari, Jahwar Soudani

43. Syn Babilonu (2009)

100 min | Drama

7.3
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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.

Director: Mohamed Al Daradji | Stars: Shazada Hussein, Yasser Talib, Bashir Al Majid

Votes: 883

44. Akher ayam el madina (2016)

118 min | Drama

6.9
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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 »

Director: Tamer El Said | Stars: Khalid Abdalla, Laila Samy, Hanan Youssef, Mariam Saleh Saad

Votes: 121

45. Mariam (2016)

45 min | Short, Drama

8.4
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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 »

Director: Faiza Ambah | Stars: Oulaya Amamra, Lou Lévy, Ahmed Hafiene, Louka Masset

Votes: 13

46. The Dead End (2016)

86 min | Adventure, Drama, Mystery

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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.

Director: Aditya Om | Stars: Zachary Coffin, Narmadeshwar Dubey, Saidah Jules, Aditya Om

47. Saint Dracula 3D (2012)

120 min | Horror, Romance, Thriller

3.0
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He is the vicious leech of the myths and, at present, the tragic lead of a love story.

Director: Rupesh Paul | Stars: Mitch Powell, Patricia Duarte, Anna Burkholder, Suzanne Roche

Votes: 126

48. Fatat el masnaa (2013)

90 min | Drama, Romance

7.4
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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 »

Director: Mohamed Khan | Stars: Yasmin Raeis, Hani Adel, Salwa Khattab, Salwa Mohamed Ali

Votes: 740

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 »

Director: Omer Sarikaya | Stars: Ron Ely, Daniela Lavender, Angela Kerecz, Bill Oberst Jr.

50. Black Knight Decoded (2015 Video)

10 min | Short, Adventure, Drama

6.2
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After receiving a signal from a outer space, a father struggles to unite the world and make first contact.

Director: Jabbar Raisani | Stars: David Oyelowo, Freida Pinto, Layla Crawford, Sebastian Roché

Votes: 12