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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.

If you think the best Omar Sharif role isn't at the top, then upvote it so it has the chance to become number one. The greatest Omar Sharif performances didn't necessarily come from the best movies, but in most cases they go hand in hand.

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    The Night of the Generals is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Omar Sharif Movies
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    The Night of the Generals

    Omar Sharif, Peter O'Toole

    Released1967

    Directed byAnatole Litvak

    The Night of the Generals is a 1967 Franco-British WWII mystery film directed by Anatole... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button

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    Funny Girl is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Omar Sharif Movies
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    Funny Girl

    Barbra Streisand, Omar Sharif

    Released1968

    Directed byWilliam Wyler

    Funny Girl, the film, is a 1968 American biographical romantic musical comedy-drama film... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button

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    Hidalgo is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Omar Sharif Movies
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    Hidalgo

    Viggo Mortensen, Omar Sharif

    Released2004

    Directed byJoe Johnston

    Hidalgo is a 2004 film based on the legend of the American distance rider Frank Hopkins and... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button
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    Mackenna's Gold is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Omar Sharif Movies
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    Mackenna's Gold

    Omar Sharif, Gregory Peck

    Released1969

    Directed byJ. Lee Thompson

    Mackenna's Gold is a 1969 western film directed by J. Lee Thompson, starring Gregory Peck,... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button
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    Rambo III is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Omar Sharif Movies
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    Rambo III

    Sylvester Stallone, Omar Sharif

    Released1988

    Directed byPeter MacDonald

    Rambo III is a 1988 American action film. It is the third film in the Rambo series following... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button

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    Lawrence of Arabia is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Omar Sharif Movies
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    Lawrence of Arabia

    Omar Sharif, Peter O'Toole

    Released1962

    Directed byDavid Lean

    Lawrence of Arabia is a 1962 British epic adventure drama film based on the life of T. E.... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button

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    The Fall of the Roman Empire is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Omar Sharif Movies
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    The Fall of the Roman Empire

    Sophia Loren, Omar Sharif

    Released1964

    Directed byAnthony Mann

    The Fall of the Roman Empire is a 1964 epic film starring Sophia Loren, Stephen Boyd, Alec... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button

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    Doctor Zhivago is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Omar Sharif Movies
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    Doctor Zhivago

    Omar Sharif, Julie Christie

    Released1965

    Directed byDavid Lean

    Doctor Zhivago is a British-American 1965 epic drama–romance film directed by David Lean,... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button
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    The 13th Warrior is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Omar Sharif Movies
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    The 13th Warrior

    Omar Sharif, Antonio Banderas

    Released1999

    Directed byJohn McTiernan, Michael Crichton

    The 13th Warrior is a 1999 American historical fiction action film based on the novel and is a... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button

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    The Last Valley is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Omar Sharif Movies
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    The Last Valley

    Michael Caine, Omar Sharif

    Released1971

    Directed byJames Clavell

    The Last Valley, directed by James Clavell, is an historical drama set during the Thirty... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button
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    The Ten Commandments is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Omar Sharif Movies
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    The Ten Commandments

    Omar Sharif, Padma Lakshmi

    Released2006

    Directed byRobert Dornhelm

    The Ten Commandments is a 2006 miniseries that dramatizes the biblical story of Moses. It ran... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button
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    Funny Lady is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Omar Sharif Movies
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    Funny Lady

    Barbra Streisand, Omar Sharif

    Released1975

    Directed byHerbert Ross

    Funny Lady is a 1975 American biographical musical comedy-drama film directed by Herbert Ross... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button

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    Genghis Khan is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Omar Sharif Movies
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    Genghis Khan

    Omar Sharif, Eli Wallach

    Released1965

    Directed byHenry Levin

    Genghis Khan is a 1965 film depicting the life and conquests of the Mongol emperor Genghis... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button
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    Behold a Pale Horse is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Omar Sharif Movies
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    Behold a Pale Horse

    Omar Sharif, Gregory Peck

    Released1964

    Directed byFred Zinnemann

    Behold a Pale Horse is a 1964 film directed by Fred Zinnemann and starring Gregory Peck, Omar... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button
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    Monsieur Ibrahim is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Omar Sharif Movies
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    Monsieur Ibrahim

    Omar Sharif, Isabelle Adjani

    Released2003

    Directed byFrançois Dupeyron

    Monsieur Ibrahim et les fleurs du Coran, also known as Monsieur Ibrahim in English, is a 2003... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button
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    The Horsemen is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Omar Sharif Movies
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    The Horsemen

    Omar Sharif, Jack Palance

    Released1971

    Directed byJohn Frankenheimer

    The Horsemen is a 1971 film starring Omar Sharif, directed by John Frankenheimer; screenplay... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button
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    The Yellow Rolls-Royce is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Omar Sharif Movies
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    The Yellow Rolls-Royce

    Ingrid Bergman, Omar Sharif

    Released1964

    Directed byAnthony Asquith

    The Yellow Rolls-Royce is a 1964 dramatic composite film written by Terence Rattigan, produced... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button
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    Mayerling is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Omar Sharif Movies
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    Mayerling

    Omar Sharif, Catherine Deneuve

    Released1968

    Directed byTerence Young

    Mayerling is a 1968 romantic tragedy film starring Omar Sharif, Catherine Deneuve, James... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button
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    Shaka Zulu: The Last Great War is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Omar Sharif Movies
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    Shaka Zulu: The Last Great Warrior

    David Hasselhoff, Omar Sharif

    Released2001

    Directed byJoshua Sinclair

    Shaka Zulu: The Last Great Warrior is the true story of the legendary African warrior and his...amazon buy button
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    Top Secret! is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Omar Sharif Movies
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    Top Secret!

    Val Kilmer, Omar Sharif

    Released1984

    Directed byJerry Zucker, Jim Abrahams, David Zucker

    Top Secret! is a 1984 action comedy film directed by David Zucker, Jim Abrahams, and Jerry... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button

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    More Than a Miracle is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Omar Sharif Movies
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    More Than a Miracle

    Sophia Loren, Omar Sharif

    Released1967

    Directed byFrancesco Rosi

    More Than a Miracle is a 1967 film also titled Cinderella Italian Style and Happily Ever... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button
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    Anastasia: The Mystery of Anna is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Omar Sharif Movies
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    Anastasia: The Mystery of Anna

    Christian Bale, Omar Sharif

    Released1986

    Directed byMarvin J. Chomsky

    Anastasia: The Mystery of Anna (NBC, 1986), also titled Anastasia: The Story of Anna, is an... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button
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    Che! is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Omar Sharif Movies
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    Che!

    Omar Sharif, Jack Palance

    Released1969

    Directed byRichard Fleischer

    Che! is an American biographical film starring Omar Sharif as Marxist revolutionary Ernesto... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button
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    One Night with the King is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Omar Sharif Movies
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    One Night with the King

    Omar Sharif, Peter O'Toole

    Released2006

    Directed byMichael O. Sajbel

    One Night with the King is a historical epic film that was released in 2006 in the United... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button

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    Inchon is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Omar Sharif Movies
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    Inchon

    Omar Sharif, Laurence Olivier

    Released1981

    Directed byTerence Young

    Inchon is a 1981 South Korean-American film about the Battle of Inchon. The film was directed... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button
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