Most Popular Feature Films With Country of Origin United Arab Emirates
1. 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.
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: 322,300 | Gross: $169.71M
3. 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: 368,067 | Gross: $209.36M
5. 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: 53,934 | Gross: $54.24M
6. 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: 181,530 | Gross: $75.64M
7. 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: 88,537 | Gross: $51.77M
8. 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: 46,667 | Gross: $5.75M
9. 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: 75,830 | Gross: $46.38M
11. 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 drug deal.
Votes: 65,355 | Gross: $42.92M
13. 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 »
14. 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: 6,131 | Gross: $0.28M
15. 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: 93,859 | Gross: $39.10M
16. 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: 38,799 | Gross: $9.53M
18. 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: 30,587 | Gross: $7.56M
19. 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: 5,376 | Gross: $20.92M
20. 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: 12,494 | Gross: $17.60M
21. As I Open My Eyes (2015)
102 min | Drama
Tunis, summer 2010, a few months before the Revolution: Farah, 18 years-old, has just graduated and her family already sees her as a future doctor. But she doesn't think the same way. She ... See full summary »
Votes: 360 | Gross: $0.01M
22. 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: 13,340 | Gross: $1.35M
25. 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: 1,210 | Gross: $0.14M
26. 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: 4,213 | Gross: $1.39M
27. 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.
28. Rattle the Cage (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 »
31. Chimera (V) (2016)
105 min | 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.
32. 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: 3,077 | Gross: $0.62M
35. Dam999 (2011)
108 min | Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
After many years two mariners return to homeland with the hope of a new beginning, little did they know about a disaster that would change their destiny.
36. 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, Leroux Botha, Julia Caiuby, Gregory Cattell, Therese Cayaba, David Cerqueiro, Diane Cheklich, 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, 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
37. In the Last Days of the City (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 »
38. 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 »
39. When I Saw You (2012)
98 min | Drama
1967. The world is alive with change: brimming with reawakened energy, new styles, music and an infectious sense of hope. In Jordan, a different kind of change is underway as tens of ... See full summary »
40. Factory Girl (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 »
41. Rana's Wedding (2002)
Unrated | 90 min | Drama, Comedy
About a Palestinian girl of 17 who wants to get married to the man of her own choosing. Rana wakes up one morning to an ultimatum delivered by her father: she must either choose a husband ... See full summary »
42. 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 »
43. Mantera (2012)
117 min | Action, Sci-Fi
Sam Weston, the owner of Weston Technologies is furious over the security breach in his Research Lab. The prototype of his latest weapon system "Mantera" or MAN - Transformable Exo-Robotic ... See full summary »
47. Tannoura Maxi (2011)
95 min | Drama, Romance
It was the summer of 82, when a priest, about to be ordered, was exhausted by temptations and an arrogant girl felt passionately in love... A sifted memory and a personal history of a ... See full summary »
48. The Teller and the Truth (2015)
82 min | Crime, Mystery, Romance
The story of the disappearance of Francis, a beautiful young bank teller missing since her car was found submerged in a river in 1974. She has become the subject of myth and legend, and the town and townspeople have never been the same.
49. Blood, Sand and Gold (2017)
90 min | Action | Post-production
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.
50. Son of Babylon (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.