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Elite lawyer Ryoko enlists the help of a foreign mafia in rescuing her son from a criminal who holds grudge against her. Read More »
Some unknown maniac is threatening a navigation company to blow up one of its luxury transatlantics Read More »
Mostly fictionalized account of the life of Ghenghis Khan, the Mongol warlord whose 13th century armies conquered much of the known world. Read More »
Mackennas Gold (1969) J. Lee Thompson, Gregory Peck, Omar Sharif, Telly Savalas, Adventure, Romance, Western
The gangster Colorado kidnaps Marshal McKenna. He believes that McKenna has seen a map which leads to a rich vein of gold in the mountains and forces him to show him the way. Read More »
The Tamarind Seed (1974) Blake Edwards, Julie Andrews, Omar Sharif, Anthony Quayle, Romance, Drama, Crime
While on holiday in Barbados to recover from the lingering effects of a love affair that ended badly, Judith Farrow meets Feodor Sverdlov, a handsome Russian. Read More »
Manuel Artiguez, a famous bandit during the Spanish civil war, has lived in French exile for 20 years. When his mother is dying he considers visiting her secretly in his Spanish home town. Read More »
C’era una volta / More Than A Miracle (1967) Francesco Rosi, Sophia Loren, Omar Sharif, Georges Wilson, Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
A wonderful fairy tale of the misadventures of a beautiful but temperamental Neapolitan peasant, Isabella, when she meets the ill- tempered Spanish Prince Rodrigo Ferrante y Davalos. Read More »
Beyond Justice (1992) Duccio Tessari, Rutger Hauer, Carol Alt, Omar Sharif, Action, Adventure, Drama
A woman’s ex-husband, who is the son of an Arab chieftain, kidnaps their teenage son and brings him back to Morocco Read More »
Hidalgo (2004) Joe Johnston, Viggo Mortensen, Omar Sharif, Zuleikha Robinson, Action, Adventure, Western
Held yearly for centuries, the Ocean of Fire – a 3,000 mile survival race across the Arabian desert – was a challenge restricted to the finest Arabian horses ever bred Read More »
Biography of Argentinian revolutionary Ernesto “Che” Guevara, who helped Fidel Castro in his struggle against the corrupt Batista regime, eventually resulting in the overthrow of that government and Castro’s taking over of Cuba. The film covers Guevara’s life from when he first landed in Cuba in 1956 to his death in an ambush by government troops in the mountains of Bolivia in 1967.
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Monsieur Ibrahim et les fleurs du Coran / Monsieur Ibrahim (2003) François Dupeyron, Omar Sharif, Pierre Boulanger, Gilbert Melki, Comedy, Drama
In a street called Blue in a very poor neighborhood in Paris, Monsieur Ibrahim is an old Muslim Turkish owner of a small market. He becomes friend of the teenager Jewish Moises, tenderly nicknamed Momo, who lives with his father in a small apartment on the other side of the street. Monsieur Ibrahim gives paternal love and teaches the knowledge of the Qur’an to the boy, receiving in return love and respect.
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The keys to freedom for citizens of Hong Kong are U.S. passports, as their city quakes with the imminent transition to Chinese Communist rule. A deadly black market for passports is thriving, controlled by Hong Kong’s warlords.
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In 1942, in Warsaw, a Polish prostitute is murdered in a sadistic way. Major Grau, a man from German Intelligence who believes in justice, is in charge of the investigation. An eyewitness saw a German general leaving the building after a scream of the victim. A further investigation shows that three generals do not have any alibi for that night: General Tanz, Maj. Gen. Klus Kahlenberge and General von Seidlitz-Gabler. They three avoid a direct contact with Major Grau and become potential suspects. As far as Major Grau gets close to them, he is promoted and sent to Paris. In 1944, in Paris, this quartet is reunited and Major Grau continues his investigation. Meanwhile, a plan for killing Hitler is plotted by his high command; a romance between Ulrike von Seydlitz-Gabler and Lance Cpl. Kurt Hartmann is happening and Insp. Morand is helping Major Grau in his investigation. The story ends in 1965, in Hamburg, with another similar crime.
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