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The Best Omar Sharif Movies

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List of the best Omar Sharif movies, ranked best to worst with movie trailers when available. Omar Sharif's highest grossing movies have received a lot of accolades over the years, earning millions upon millions around the world. The order of these top Omar Sharif movies is decided by how many votes they receive, so only highly rated Omar Sharif movies will be at the top of the list. Omar Sharif has been in a lot of films, so people often debate each other over what the greatest Omar Sharif movie of all time is. If you and a friend are arguing about this then use this list of the most entertaining Omar Sharif films to end the squabble once and for all.

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    Viggo Mortensen, Omar Sharif
    Hidalgo is a 2004 film based on the legend of the American distance rider Frank Hopkins and...  more

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    #26 of 196 The Best Adventure Movies#498 of 557 The Greatest Film Scores of All Time

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    The 13th Warrior

    Omar Sharif, Antonio Banderas
    The 13th Warrior is a 1999 American historical fiction action film based on the novel and is a...  more

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    #181 of 376 The 50+ Best War Movies Ever Made, Ranked#211 of 549 The Greatest Epic Movies Ever Made

  • 3

    Lawrence of Arabia

    Omar Sharif, Peter O'Toole
    Lawrence of Arabia is a 1962 British epic adventure drama film based on the life of T. E....  more

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    #24 of 1,195 Every Oscar Winning Film Ever#30 of 301 The Best Movies Based On True Stories

  • 4

    The Pink Panther Strikes Again

    Julie Andrews, Omar Sharif
    The Pink Panther Strikes Again is the fifth film in The Pink Panther series and picks up where...  more

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    #89 of 923 The All-Time Greatest Comedy Films#130 of 1,139 The Absolute Funniest Movies Of All Time

  • 5

    Doctor Zhivago

    Omar Sharif, Julie Christie
    Doctor Zhivago is a British-American 1965 epic drama–romance film directed by David Lean,...  more

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    #20 of 90 The Best Movies That Are Super Long#62 of 374 The Best Movies Based On Books

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    The Fall of the Roman Empire

    Sophia Loren, Omar Sharif
    The Fall of the Roman Empire is a 1964 epic film starring Sophia Loren, Stephen Boyd, Alec...  more

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    #28 of 75 The Best Movies About Historical Battles#29 of 47 The Best Sword and Sandal Films Ever Made

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    The Ten Commandments

    Omar Sharif, Padma Lakshmi
    The Ten Commandments is a 2006 miniseries that dramatizes the biblical story of Moses. It ran...  more
  • 8

    Genghis Khan

    Omar Sharif, Eli Wallach
    Genghis Khan is a 1965 film depicting the life and conquests of the Mongol emperor Genghis...  more
  • 9

    Top Secret!

    Val Kilmer, Omar Sharif
    Top Secret! is a 1984 action comedy film directed by David Zucker, Jim Abrahams, and Jerry...  more

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    #1211 of 1,506 The Most Rewatchable Movies#272 of 512 The Greatest Movies Of The 1980s, Ranked

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    The Yellow Rolls-Royce

    Ingrid Bergman, Omar Sharif
    The Yellow Rolls-Royce is a 1964 dramatic composite film written by Terence Rattigan, produced...  more
  • 11

    The Tamarind Seed

    Julie Andrews, Omar Sharif
    The Tamarind Seed is a 1974 American-British romantic drama film written and directed by Blake...  more
  • 12

    Monsieur Ibrahim

    Omar Sharif, Isabelle Adjani
    Monsieur Ibrahim et les fleurs du Coran, also known as Monsieur Ibrahim in English, is a 2003...  more
  • 13

    Shaka Zulu: The Last Great Warrior

    David Hasselhoff, Omar Sharif
    Shaka Zulu: The Last Great Warrior is the true story of the legendary African warrior and his...  more
  • 14

    The Horsemen

    Omar Sharif, Jack Palance
    The Horsemen is a 1971 film starring Omar Sharif, directed by John Frankenheimer; screenplay...  more
  • 15

    Rambo III

    Sylvester Stallone, Omar Sharif
    Rambo III is a 1988 American action film. It is the third film in the Rambo series following...  more

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    #37 of 92 The Most Rewatchable Action Movies#120 of 225 The Worst Sequels Of All Time

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    Anastasia: The Mystery of Anna

    Christian Bale, Omar Sharif
    Anastasia: The Mystery of Anna (NBC, 1986), also titled Anastasia: The Story of Anna, is an...  more

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    #37 of 48 The 25+ Best Christian Bale Movies of All Time#34 of 41 The Best Movies About Queens

  • 17

    Funny Girl

    Barbra Streisand, Omar Sharif
    Funny Girl, the film, is a 1968 American biographical romantic musical comedy-drama film...  more

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  • 18

    10,000 BC

    Camilla Belle, Omar Sharif
    10,000 BC is a 2008 American epic fantasy adventure film from Warner Bros. Pictures set in the...  more
  • 19

    The Parole Officer

    Lena Headey, Omar Sharif
    The Parole Officer is a 2001 British comedy film, directed by John Duigan. It was the first...  more
  • 20


    Omar Sharif, Laurence Olivier
    Inchon is a 1981 South Korean-American film about the Battle of Inchon. The film was directed...  more
  • 21

    One Night with the King

    Omar Sharif, Peter O'Toole
    One Night with the King is a historical epic film that was released in 2006 in the United...  more

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    #17 of 39 The Greatest Biblical Movies Ever Made#80 of 93 The Best Movies With Christian Themes

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    The Burglars

    Omar Sharif, Dyan Cannon
    Le Casse is a 1971 movie directed by French director Henri Verneuil, starring Jean-Paul...  more
  • 23

    The Night of the Generals

    Omar Sharif, Peter O'Toole
    The Night of the Generals is a 1967 Franco-British WWII mystery film directed by Anatole...  more

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    #122 of 222 The Greatest World War II Movies of All Time#265 of 446 The Greatest Movies in World Cinema History

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    Ayyamna al-Holwa

    Omar Sharif, Abdel Halim Hafez
    Ayyamna al-Holwa is a 1955 Egyptian romance/musical film directed and co-written by the...  more
  • 25

    Imperium: Saint Peter

    Omar Sharif, Marco Leonardi
    Imperium: Saint Peter is a 2005 Italian television-film about the life and work of Saint...  more