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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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  • During the Russian Revolution, Yuri Zhivago (Omar Sharif), is a young doctor who has been raised by his aunt and uncle following his father's suicide. Yuri falls in love with beautiful Lara Guishar ...more
  • Due to his knowledge of the native Bedouin tribes, British Lieutenant T.E. Lawrence (Peter O'Toole) is sent to Arabia to find Prince Faisal (Alec Guinness) and serve as a liaison between the Arabs ...more
  • In this bittersweet, classic musical drama, the vibrant and beautiful young Fanny Brice (Barbra Streisand) starts out as a bit player on the New York City vaudeville stage, but works her way up to ...more
  • During World War II, German Intelligence officer Maj. Grau (Omar Sharif) investigates a prostitute's murder in Warsaw, Poland. Evidence leads Grau to three powerful Nazi generals (Charles Gray, ...more
  • The Last Valley, directed by James Clavell, is an historical drama set during the Thirty Years' War. A mercenary soldier and a teacher, each fleeing the religious war in southern Germany, ...more
  • Behold a Pale Horse is a 1964 film directed by Fred Zinnemann and starring Gregory Peck, Omar Sharif and Anthony Quinn. The film is based on the novel Killing a Mouse on Sunday by Emeric Pressburger, ...more
  • Although his mother (Dolores del Río) chooses seven eligible candidates for marriage, Prince Ramon (Omar Sharif) shows scant interest and rides away on his wild stallion. When the horse throws him, ...more
  • On vacation from her job in the civil service, Judith Farrow (Julie Andrews) heads to the Caribbean where she befriends a debonair Russian named Feodor Sverdlov (Omar Sharif). The two quickly fall in ...more
  • The Yellow Rolls-Royce is a 1964 dramatic composite film written by Terence Rattigan, produced by Anatole de Grunwald and directed by Anthony Asquith, the trio responsible for The V.I.P.s. Apparently ...more
  • In this sequel to "Funny Girl," Fanny Brice (Barbra Streisand) is now a huge star on Broadway whose fortunes have taken a hit from the Great Depression. After a whirlwind romance, Fanny marries Billy ...more
  • The Fall of the Roman Empire is a 1964 epic film starring Sophia Loren, Stephen Boyd, Alec Guinness, James Mason, Christopher Plummer, Mel Ferrer and Omar Sharif. It was directed by Anthony Mann and ...more
  • Monsieur Ibrahim et les fleurs du Coran, also known as Monsieur Ibrahim in English, is a 2003 French movie starring Omar Sharif, and directed by François Dupeyron. The movie is based on a book and a ...more
  • Prince Temujin (Omar Sharif) watches the execution of his father by the ruthless Mongol leader, Jamuga (Stephen Boyd), who forces Temujin and his people into slavery. Escaping into the mountains, ...more
  • Mackenna's Gold is a 1969 western film directed by J. Lee Thompson, starring Gregory Peck, Omar Sharif, Telly Savalas, Ted Cassidy, Camilla Sparv, and Julie Newmar. It was photographed in Super ...more
  • Mayerling is a 1968 romantic tragedy film starring Omar Sharif, Catherine Deneuve, James Mason, Ava Gardner, Geneviève Page, James Robertson Justice and Andréa Parisy. It was written and directed by ...more
  • Anastasia: The Mystery of Anna (NBC, 1986), also titled Anastasia: The Story of Anna, is an American-Austrian-Italian made-for-television biographical film broadcast in two parts. The film was ...more
  • Rugged cowboy Frank Hopkins (Viggo Mortensen) is an expert horseman who performs in Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show. When affluent Sheik Riyadh (Omar Sharif), piqued by tales of Hopkins' talent, ...more
  • When a luxury cruise ship reaches the high seas, its owner (Ian Holm) receives a disturbing phone call from a man known only as Juggernaut (Freddie Jones) : Pay a steep ransom or he will explode the ...more
  • Just released from a mental hospital, Charles Dreyfus (Herbert Lom) intends to off Inspector Clouseau (Peter Sellers), a former underling whose blundering drove the lawman around the bend. Dreyfus ...more
  • Le Casse is a 1971 movie directed by French director Henri Verneuil, starring Jean-Paul Belmondo, Omar Sharif, Dyan Cannon and Robert Hossein. It is based on the 1953 novel by David Goodis and ...more
  • Gen. Douglas MacArthur (Laurence Olivier) leads a Korean War campaign, and the war tests a married couple's (Jacqueline Bisset, Ben Gazzara) relationship.
  • The Poppy Is Also a Flower is an ABC made-for-television spy and anti-drug film. The film was directed by Terence Young and stars Senta Berger, Stephen Boyd, Trevor Howard, Rita Hayworth, Angie ...more
  • The Horsemen is a 1971 film starring Omar Sharif, directed by John Frankenheimer; screenplay by Dalton Trumbo. Based on a novel by French writer Joseph Kessel, Les Cavaliers shows Afghanistan and its ...more
  • Bloodline is a thriller film picture released in 1979. Based upon the novel Bloodline by Sidney Sheldon, it was produced by Paramount Pictures and directed by Terence Young with music by Ennio ...more
  • Imperium: Saint Peter is a 2005 Italian television-film about the life and work of Saint Peter. The film stars Omar Sharif as Peter, and was originally released as San Pietro.