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|Also Known As:||Died:||July 10, 2015|
|Born:||April 10, 1932||Cause of Death:|
|Birth Place:||Egypt||Profession:||Cast ...|
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Cast (feature film)
Traces the life of an Egyptian man over three days in three different periods: 1948 in Suez, 1973 in Alexandria and 2001 in Cairo.
In a remote mountain tribe, the young hunter D''Leh has found his heart''s passion--the beautiful Evolet. But when a band of mysterious warlords raid his village and kidnap Evolet, D''Leh leads a small group of hunters to pursue the warlords to the end of the world to save her. As they venture into unknown lands for the first time, the group discovers there are civilizations beyond their own and that mankind''s reach is far greater than they ever knew. At each encounter the group is joined by other tribes who have been attacked by the slave raiders, turning D''Leh''s once small band into an army. Driven by destiny, the unlikely warriors must battle prehistoric predators while braving the harshest elements. At their heroic journey''s end, they uncover a lost civilization and learn their ultimate fate lies in an empire beyond imagination, where great pyramids reach into the skies. Here they will take their stand against a tyrannical god who has brutally enslaved their own. And it is here that D''Leh finally comes to understand that he has been called to save not only Evolet but all of civilization.
A Christian priest and a Muslim preacher survive separate assassination attempts. The two men are not familiar with each other but both of them are forced to go on the run. Eventually, they end up taking refuge in the same safe house in a downtown Cairo neighborhood and unknowingly assume each other
Follows the doomed love affair between Austrian Archduke Rudolf and Baroness Mary Vetsera, which ended with their double suicide in 1889.
An epic adventure that follows a young Jewish orphan who rises from peasant to Queen of Persia by going against the culture and seeking the King's heart--rather than the riches of the kingdom. By 'chance' she is born with exceeding beauty to a people who have been carried away as slaves to the most
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, the purest and noblest lines, owned by the greatest royal families. In 1890, a wealthy sheik invited an American, Frank T. Hopkins, a
During the early 1960s, Paris was an explosion of life. As the old gave way to the new, everything was in flux and the city was filled with an energy that promised cultural shifts and social change. Against this backgound, in a working class neighborhood, two unlikely characters--a young Jew and an
Simon Garden is an honest but naive parole officer. When he witnesses a serious crime, he is unlucky enough to get framed for murder by a crooked cop. The only way to prove his innocence involves robbing a bank vault, where the crucial evidence is stored. Now Garden must recruit the help of his form
Rides down the lush Nile River and over the Valley of the Kings reveal the latest discoveries regarding the construction of the pyramids and the baffling mysteries surrounding the history of this ancient civilization.
The story of IB Fahdlan, an important emissary who is banished from his homeland. The nomadic outcast comes across a band of Norse warriors who coerce him into joining them when they are summoned to fight mysterious creatures legendary for consuming every living thing in their path. Eventually surro
Through interviews, historical footage and magnificent concert footage comes a revealing portrait of the incomparable singer Umm Kulthum, whose life's endeavors led him to be at the center stage of Egypt's political, social and cultural transformation.
Told in first person, the story revolves around Jacob, a handsome young man born in Jerusalem with one defect--his feet are so turned out that he walks like Charlie Chaplin. He immigrates to Toronto where he meets with kindness. However, due to the first-person narrative, these kind acts are often l
Set in the Armenian-Azerbaijan war zone, an American hospital worker is emotionally torn between two men, both of whom are spies for the opposite sides.
An English maid scrimps and saves to fulfill her dream of travelling to Paris to purchase a dress from the House of Dior.
An Armenian playwright finds success in his profession at the expense of his ethnic and familial ties.
A beautiful female district attorney enlists the aid of a foreign druglord after her baby's been kidnapped by a rapist she was trying to put behind bars.
When his son is drafted a wealthy landowner sends an impoverished youth to serve in his stead.
Story about an Armenian family who arrive in France in 1921 and endure the pain and privations of exile in a foreign land.
An eccentric prince takes refuge from his dastardly relatives in the sewers of Paris while waiting for his inheritance to come through.
An older couple finally travels to the sea, reliving old memories along the way.
Story of a Puppeteer's heroic struggles to fund his son Bahloul's education and the latter's corruption in the big city.
An Elvis-like singer falls for a French resistance fighter during World War II.
Cornelia Sharpe is a female James Bond in this action-adventure live-action cartoon battling an urbane Italian playboy (Omar Sharif, in his TV acting debut) involved in a global blackmail scheme. This prospective series pilot, also bringing '50s sex goddess Anita Ekberg back to the (small) screen, h
Benjamin Browning is a private detective who is working on uncovering a sex scandal in the world of British politics when he is murdered. Benjamin returns to earth as a dog. Now living with magazine reporter Jackie Howard, Benjamin struggles with the lustful human urges inside his now canine body.
Dashing Omar Sharif stars as a professional gambler, connoisseur, gourmet and sportsman who sets out to help Hope Lange, as a Las Vegas hotel-casino owner, from losing its controlling interest to a business syndicate but finds his reputation is on the line when he runs into a mystery lady (Victoria
Elizabeth Roffe inherits her family-owned multi-national pharmaceutical company and soon finds herself targeted after an investigation reveals her father's death was not an accident.
Dr. Anansa Linderby is kidnapped in a medical mission in Africa by a slave trader. From this moment, her husband will do anything to recover her and to punish the bad guys, but that will be not an easy task...
Financier persuades his mistress to marry a rich industrialist for his money, then discovers that he and the new wife are to be murdered by her new husband.
Musical biography of Fanny Brice and her tempestuous marriage to showman Billy Rose.
Rival Cold War diplomats fall in love in the Caribbean.
Two demolitions experts race the clock to find and disarm a set of bombs placed on an ocean liner at sea.
A motley group of professional robbers plan a gem heist from the home of an emerald collector.
Afghan nomads compete in a brutal riding game.
People in a small German village in the last valley to remain untouched by the devastating Thirty Years' War try to exist in peace with a group of soldiers occupying the valley.
A man suspects his wife of part-time prostitution.
Fidel Castro is helped in his subversion of Batista's Cuban regime by an Argentinian doctor named Che Guevara.
True story of Austria''''s Crown Prince Rudolph and his tragic love for a commoner.
A group of men, lead by a questionable sheriff and a wanted bandit, descend upon the desert in search of a lost canyon of gold.
Comedienne Fanny Brice fights to prove that she can be the greatest star and find romance even though she isn't pretty.
A Nazi officer tries to catch a serial killer attacking prostitutes.
A prince falls for a peasant girl in a fairy tale kingdom.
Orson Welles plays the role of Akerman, a venetian savant, in this all star production of Marco Polo's adventures. Young Marco travels to China to help Kublai Khan fight against rebels, headed by his own son, with a new invention: gunpowder.
A classic car changes the lives of three sets of owners.
Illicit lovers fight to stay together during the turbulent years of the Russian Revolution.
The Asian conqueror and his mentor vie for the same woman.
A mad emperor''''s excesses leave the Roman Empire open to barbarian invasions.
A Spanish bandit returns from exile to visit his dying mother.
A British military officer enlists the Arabs for desert warfare in World War I.
Ibrahim, a member of the underground resistance seeks refuge from "political police" by taking shelter in the home of a civil servant and his family.
Set in contemporary 1950s Upper Egypt, this pastoral tale shows the rigid caste system that existed and the lengths one family will go to in order to keep their own people oppressed.
Music (feature film)
The true story of the United States' involvement in Somalia during an ill-fated humanitarian mission. On October 3, 1993, U.S. soldiers entered Somalia on an exercise that was supposed to take less than an hour. The mission turned into a nightlong battle against thousands of heavily armed Somalians.
Sara, a 17-year-old high-school student, sets her sights on being a professional ballerina, but she has to put her plans on hold when her mother is killed in a car accident and she is forced to move to her father''s bleak Chicago neighborhood. Intimidated by inner-city life, she turns to the clubs for refuge, where she meets Derek, a young black man who shares her love for dancing. As their mutual respect evolves, they soon discover that peer pressure is a more formidable obstacle to romance than differences in race or class.
Documentary of an underwater archeological expedition led by French explorer Franck Goddio that explores the sunken ancient city of Alexandria, Egypt, where Cleopatra made her home over 2,000 years ago. The underwater exploration team uses advanced scientifc methods to locate the remains of Cleopatr
Documentary recounting the making of David Lean's 1965 film, "Dr. Zhivago."
A tribute to the great British filmmaker, David Lean. Clips from many of his films, such as "Brief Encounter," "Hobson's Choice," "Great Expectations," "Doctor Zhivago," "Lawrence of Arabia," and "The Bridge on the River Kwai" are included.
Broadcast in which the American Film Institute (AFI) presents its eighteenth annual Life Achievement Award to director David Lean.
A two-hour special with live segments broadcast from Hampshire, England, focusing on the uncovering of newly found Egyptian artifacts rescued from the tomb of King Amenophis III, that have been hidden away for more than six decades in the vast castle of the Earl of Carnarvon.
Taped in Stockholm on March 3 and 4, 1986, Bob Hope and a stellar group of personalities entertain the King and Queen of Sweden at a benefit for the Children's International Summer Village. The gala benefit is dedicated to the memory of Swedish Prime Minister Olaf Palme, who was assassinated on Febr
Cast (TV Mini-Series)
New York's Metropolitan Museum of Art unveils an exhibit which posesses an artifact that is believed to unlock a centuries old secret, holding the power to bring down Christianity. Four men dressed as knights on horseback invade the museum and steal the artifact. An FBI investigator and an archaeolo
Miniseries inspired by Jonathan Swift's novel. An English physician, shipwrecked for eight years, finally returns home and recounts an unbelievable odyssey of strange lands and fantastic creatures.
A two-part miniseries about Anna Anderson who claimed to be Anastasia, the only surviving child of Nicholas II, the last Czar of Russia.
An eight-hour, four-part miniseries based on Robert K. Massie's Pulitzer Prize-winning biography of the Russian Czar who opened his sprawling empire to the West. The action begins in the late seventeenth century when the young Peter is named co-czar with his brother, Ivan. Court intrigue involving h
A two-part, four-hour minseries about a beautiful woman who, at the turn of the century, is kidnapped and sold into a Turkish harem where, as she struggles to protect her life and virtue, she becomes embroiled in the historical tensions and sensuous decadence of the times.
Faithfully adapted from M.M. Kaye's epic 1978 novel of British colonial India of the 19th century, this colorful miniseries (HBO's first) about battle, love and treachery and intrigue, as well as love and honor involving one of Her Majesty's cavalry officers and an Indian princess who has been promi
In an attempt to stem the heroin trade from Iran, a group of narcotics agents working for the UN inject a radioactive compound into a seized shipment of opium, in the hopes that it will lead them to the main heroin distributor in Europe. Along the way, they encounter a mysterious woman doing her own investigating of the smuggling operation. Together, they follow the trail as it leads them through the back alleys and luxury resorts of Europe.
Cast (TV Mini-Series)
This documentary short provides a behind-the-scenes look at the making of "Mayerling" (1968), as well as the actual history that inspired the film.
This promotional short for "Doctor Zhivago" (1965) provides behind-the-scenes footage of the film shoot and introduces Omar Sharif.
A short biography of Boris Pasternak, Nobel prize winner and author of "Dr. Zhivago," the inspiration and basis of the 1965 movie.
This short promotional film focuses on the casting and on-location filming of "Dr. Zhivago" (1965).
This promotional short for "Doctor Zhivago" (1965) provides behind-the-scenes footage of the film shoot and introduces Julie Christie.
This promotional short for "Doctor Zhivago" (1965) provides behind-the-scenes footage of the film shoot and introduces Geraldine Chaplin.
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