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Five Minarets in New York (2010)

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Two Turkish anti-terrorist agents are sent to New York City on a mission to find and bring back the dangerous Islamic leader codenamed "Dajjal", believed to be hiding in there. Working with... See full summary »

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Acar
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Timur (as Engin Altan)
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Two Turkish anti-terrorist agents are sent to New York City on a mission to find and bring back the dangerous Islamic leader codenamed "Dajjal", believed to be hiding in there. Working with the FBI and NYPD, the agents orchestrate the arrest of Hadji Gumus, a well-respected Muslim scholar and family man who years before fled to the United States after being released from a Turkish prison, where he served time for murder. This tale love, friendship, peace and prejudices, takes us on a journey seeking to answer the question of whether innocence or guilt even matters to one who lusts for vengeance. Written by Anonymous

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In the War on Terror... sacrifices must be made. [U.K. Blu-ray]

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5 November 2010 (Turkey)  »

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Act of Vengeance  »

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$12,000,000 (estimated)
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Director Mahsun Kirmizigül worked on this project for 12 years. See more »

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(at around 11 mins) When praying in congregation by the East River (at Kent Street, Brooklyn, to be exact), they're facing Southeast, whereas the Qiblah direction in NYC is towards the Northeast. (58 degrees East of geographic North, to be exact.) See more »

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I liked the movie a lot.. throughly enjoyed the movie
9 March 2012 | by (India) – See all my reviews

I liked the direction and acting of every character in the film; specifically the haci (or haji)... the whole movie played around him... also I specifically liked the acting of the inspector who came to arrest him ... these two people acted so well that the entire credit goes to them.

The story is not very good but the way it has been directed and all the actors have done entire justice to it.... I liked the scene when haci returned to his home town and the way he was seeing the things at his hometown (I could relate to him when I visit my hometown) ... his acting is superb.

Also the surprise element in the movie is good. This is a marvelous piece of art and the lead actors (and support also) have justified the story completely.

I have just freshly watched this movie and I liked it very much.


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