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Infidel (2019)

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An American man, played by Jim Caviezel, is kidnapped after a friend invites him to Cairo to speak out about recent militant uprisings. His wife heads to the city after hearing the news, determined to get him back.

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Cyrus Nowrasteh

Writer:

Cyrus Nowrasteh
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Jim Caviezel ... Doug Rawlins
Claudia Karvan ... Liz Rawlins
Hal Ozsan ... Ramzi
Stelio Savante ... Pierre Barthes
Isabelle Adriani ... Maria Landi
Bijan Daneshmand ... Dr. Hossein Tehrani
Terence Mavnard Terence Mavnard ... Cameron Dell
Aly Kassem ... Javid
Habeeb Abu Farrash Habeeb Abu Farrash ... Macio
Ahmad Salah Ahmad Salah ... Mosul
Leila Arabi Leila Arabi ... Fariba
Ibrahim Abu Anzeh Ibrahim Abu Anzeh ... Fereydoun
Rami Delshad Rami Delshad ... Abolhassan
Ramez Sroudji Ramez Sroudji ... Dawood
Hamzeh Shaker Mahadin Hamzeh Shaker Mahadin ... Hamid (as Hamzeh Mahadin)
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Storyline

An outspoken American journalist, Jim Caviezel, is kidnapped by the Iranian regime while giving talks in Cairo, Egypt. He is then taken to the Middle East and put on trial for erroneous charges. His wife, a State Department official, tries to use her influence to get the American government involved so that they get her husband back. But she soon realizes that the American government will not get involved. So, she is forced to go to the Middle East to search for him by herself. Written by Johnny Presberg

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Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for violence and language

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This is one of the first new movies in 2020 to mention the Coronavirus. See more »

Goofs

As Ramzi is dying Doug leans over and holds Ramzi. Ramzi dies with his eyes open, Doug uses his hand to close Ramzi's eyes but the actor closes his eyes before Doug's hand touches his eye lids. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Ramzi: [preparing the firing squad] Repent, brother. Accept Allah's words, and proclaim Muhammad as his messenger.
Doug Rawlins: [no]
Ramzi: Should've spoken to you more about martyrdom. If I had, you'd be laughing at these fuckers.
[pointing at the executioners]
Ramzi: You'd be saying, "Through you, I gain entrance into paradise." We're not afraid to die. That's why we're gonna win.
Doug Rawlins: I'm not afraid, either. Do your job.
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Referenced in Huckabee: Jim Caviezel (2020) See more »

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Very accurate
21 September 2020 | by Terp2012See all my reviews

Having lived in the Middle East, I was thoroughly impressed by Infidel. There were far more well portrayed and peaceful Muslim characters in this film than there were evil. That's how it is in the Middle East. Most all citizens are sick of being repressed by their governments and their kings, princes and clerics. That was well reflected here and the characters felt like real people. I credit the writer/director, all of the very talented actors and the cinematographer. This is easily one of the more realistic Middle Eastern thrillers I've seen and my family and I were very impressed by it.


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

18 September 2020 (USA) See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$1,384,296, 20 September 2020

Gross USA:

$4,051,990

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$4,051,990
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