Arabian Nights (2000)

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To cure a prince's murderous madness, Scheherezade tells him a series of wonderous stories.

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 Black Coda (as Tcheky Karyo)
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 Aladdin's Mother (as Pik-Sen Lim)
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Long ago, the Sultan Schariar has gone mad after his traumatizing near assassination in which his wife collaborated and died at his hands as a result. Now he has a paranoid suspicion of women which he plans to express in a diabolical plan, and that is to marry a woman from the harem and then have her executed the very next morning. To prevent this, the Grand Vizier's daughter and a childhood friend of the Sultan, Scheherezade, offers herself to be that bride. Now, she must gamble that her plan will work as she tries to cure his madness by telling him story after wondrous story which include the tales of Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves and Aladdin and his Wonderful Lamp. All the while, the Sultan's villainous brother is making plans of his own and Scheherezade's stories are more useful against him than anyone can anticipate. Written by Kenneth Chisholm <kchishol@execulink.com>

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Last film of John Hallam. See more »

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Harun al-Rashid was the Caliph of Baghdad, not the Sultan of Cairo. See more »

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Sultan Schariar: Look into my eyes. What do you see, Scheherezade?
Scheherezade: Me. Looking at you, my love.
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One of me FAVORITE movies!!
18 June 2003 | by (Tulsa, OK) – See all my reviews



Im a movie freak, i watch movies all the time expecially TV movies... but when it comes to fantasy movies im all over them. i recorded this movie and watch it hundreds of time and nevergotired.. this is the kind of movie that it doesn't matter how many times you watch it you;ll enjoy it and even be surprise by the ending cuz its pefect everything falls in!!!

And the actors all are Perfect for the movie, the scene, and the time in history!! And a perfect movie to watch with your family.


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