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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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Omar Sharif, Peter O'Toole, Alec Guinness Lawrence of Arabia is a 1962 British epic adventure drama film based on the life of T. E. Lawrence. It was directed by David Lean and produced by Sam Spiegel. The film stars Peter O'Toole in the ...more

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Omar Sharif, Julie Christie, Alec Guinness Doctor Zhivago is a British-American 1965 epic drama–romance film directed by David Lean, starring Omar Sharif and Julie Christie. It is set in Russia between the years prior to WWI, and is ...more

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Barbra Streisand, Omar Sharif, Anne Francis Funny Girl is a 1968 romantic musical film directed by William Wyler. The screenplay by Isobel Lennart was adapted from her book for the stage musical of the same title. It is loosely based on ...more

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Omar Sharif, Peter O'Toole, Christopher Plummer The Night of the Generals is a 1967 Franco-British WWII mystery film directed by Anatole Litvak and produced by Sam Spiegel. It stars Peter O'Toole, Omar Sharif, Tom Courtenay, Donald Pleasence, ...more

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Sylvester Stallone, Omar Sharif, Kurtwood Smith Rambo III is a 1988 American action film. It is the third film in the Rambo series following First Blood and Rambo: First Blood Part II. Sixty-five seconds of the film were cut in the UK version ...more

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Viggo Mortensen, Omar Sharif, Malcolm McDowell Hidalgo is a 2004 film based on the legend of the American distance rider Frank Hopkins and his mustang Hidalgo. It recounts Hopkins' racing his horse in Arabia in 1891 against Bedouins riding ...more

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Julie Andrews, Omar Sharif, Peter Sellers The Pink Panther Strikes Again is the fifth film in The Pink Panther series and picks up where The Return of the Pink Panther leaves off. Released in 1976, Strikes Again is the third entry to ...more

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Sophia Loren, Omar Sharif, Christopher Plummer 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 ...more

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Michael Caine, Omar Sharif, Arthur O'Connell 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

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Omar Sharif, Gregory Peck, Julie Newmar 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

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Omar Sharif, Antonio Banderas, Tony Curran The 13th Warrior is a 1999 American historical fiction action film based on the novel and is a loose retelling of the tale of Beowulf. It stars Antonio Banderas as Ahmad ibn Fadlan, Diane Venora ...more

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Omar Sharif, Padma Lakshmi, Dougray Scott The Ten Commandments is a 2006 miniseries that dramatizes the biblical story of Moses. It ran on the ABC TV network.

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Barbra Streisand, Omar Sharif, James Caan Funny Lady is a 1975 musical film starring Barbra Streisand, James Caan, Omar Sharif, Roddy McDowall, and Ben Vereen. A sequel to the 1968 film Funny Girl, it is a highly fictionalized account ...more

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Omar Sharif, Eli Wallach, Telly Savalas Genghis Khan is a 1965 film depicting the life and conquests of the Mongol emperor Genghis Khan. It was released in the United Kingdom and the United States in 1965 by Columbia Pictures, it was ...more

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Omar Sharif, Gregory Peck, Anthony Quinn 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 ...more

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Omar Sharif, Jack Palance, Saeed Jaffrey 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 ...more

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Ingrid Bergman, Omar Sharif, Shirley MacLaine 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. ...more

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Omar Sharif, Isabelle Adjani, Gilbert Melki 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 ...more

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Omar Sharif, Catherine Deneuve, Ava Gardner 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 ...more

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Julie Andrews, Omar Sharif, Anthony Quayle The Tamarind Seed is a 1974 American-British romantic drama film written and directed by Blake Edwards and starring Julie Andrews and Omar Sharif. Based on the 1971 novel The Tamarind Seed by ...more

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Sophia Loren, Omar Sharif, Dolores del Río More Than a Miracle is a 1967 film also titled Cinderella Italian Style and Happily Ever After. It stars Sophia Loren, Omar Sharif and Dolores del Río. The movie has a fairy tale ...more

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Val Kilmer, Omar Sharif, Peter Cushing Top Secret! is a 1984 action comedy film directed by David Zucker, Jim Abrahams, and Jerry Zucker, whose previous picture had been Airplane! It stars Val Kilmer, Lucy Gutteridge, Omar Sharif, ...more

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David Hasselhoff, Omar Sharif, Grace Jones Shaka Zulu: The Last Great Warrior is the true story of the legendary African warrior and his struggle to unite his people against the largest empire in the world. As England expands its ...more

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Omar Sharif, Jack Palance, BarBara Luna Che! is an American biographical film starring Omar Sharif as Marxist revolutionary Ernesto "Che" Guevara. It follows Guevara from when he first landed in Cuba in 1956 to his death in ...more

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Camilla Belle, Omar Sharif, Cliff Curtis 10,000 BC is a 2008 American epic fantasy adventure film from Warner Bros. Pictures set in the prehistoric era. It was directed by Roland Emmerich and stars Steven Strait and Camilla Belle. The ...more

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Christian Bale, Omar Sharif, Olivia de Havilland Anastasia: The Mystery of Anna is a 1986 drama mystery film written by James Goldman and Peter Kurth and directed by Marvin J. Chomsky.

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Omar Sharif, Peter O'Toole, John Noble One Night with the King is a historical epic film that was released in 2006 in the United States. Based on the novel Hadassah: One Night with the King by Tommy Tenney and Mark Andrew Olsen, One ...more

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Omar Sharif, Laurence Olivier, Jacqueline Bissett Inchon is a 1981 South Korean-American film about the Battle of Inchon. The film was directed by Terence Young and financed by Unification Church founder Sun Myung Moon. It stars Laurence ...more

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Ayyamna al-Holwa is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Omar Sharif Movies
Omar Sharif, Abdel Halim Hafez, Faten Hamama Ayyamna al-Holwa is a 1955 Egyptian romance/musical film directed and co-written by the Egyptian film director and writer Helmy Halim. It starred Abdel Halim Hafez, Ahmed Ramzy, Omar Sharif, and ...more

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Lena Headey, Omar Sharif, Simon Pegg The Parole Officer is a 2001 British comedy film, directed by John Duigan. It was the first feature film to star comedian Steve Coogan. The film follows a diverse group of former criminals as ...more

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Omar Sharif, Richard Harris, Ian Holm Juggernaut is a 1974 British crime suspense film starring Richard Harris, Omar Sharif and Anthony Hopkins. The film, which was directed by Richard Lester, was largely shot on location on the TS ...more

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Omar Sharif, Anouk Aimée, Didi Perego The Appointment is a 1969 psychological drama film from director Sidney Lumet and writer James Salter, based on the story by Antonio Leonviola.

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Omar Sharif, Marco Leonardi, Sydne Rome 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.

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Omar Sharif, Dyan Cannon, Jean-Paul Belmondo 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

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Audrey Hepburn, Omar Sharif, Romy Schneider 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

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Omar Sharif, Farid Shawqi, Amina Rizk Bidaya wa Nihaya is a 1960 Egyptian film directed by Salah Abouseif and based on the novel by the same name. It was the first film adapted from a novel written by Nobel Prize winner Naguib ...more

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Michael Caine, Omar Sharif, William Holden Ashanti is a 1979 action adventure film, produced by Georges-Alain Vuille, and directed by Richard Fleischer. Despite its impressive cast and setting, it was widely panned by critics upon ...more

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Struggle on the Nile is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Omar Sharif Movies
Struggle on the Nile Omar Sharif, Hind Rostom, Rushdy Abaza Struggle on the Nile is a 1959 Drama film directed by Atef Salem.

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Hassan and Marcus Omar Sharif, Lebleba, Adel Emam Hassan and Marcus is an Egyptian film released in 2008.

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Omar Sharif, Fouad el-Mohandes, Faten Hamama The River of Love is a 1960 Egyptian romance film starring Faten Hamama and Omar Sharif. The film is directed by the Egyptian film director Ezzel Dine Zulficar and based on Leo Tolstoy's novel, ...more

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Pleasure Palace is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Omar Sharif Movies
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The Mysteries of Egypt Omar Sharif, Kate Maberly Mysteries of Egypt is an IMAX film about Howard Carter's discovery of King Tutankhamen's tomb in 1922. Directed by Bruce Neibaur, the film was released in June 1998.

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Omar Sharif, Faten Hamama, Ahmed Ramzy Sira` Fi al-Mina is a 1956 Egyptian romance/crime/drama film directed by the acclaimed Egyptian film director Youssef Chahine. It starred Omar Sharif, Ahmed Ramzy, and Faten Hamama.

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Chevy Chase, Jane Seymour, Omar Sharif Oh! Heavenly Dog is a 1980 comedy film written by Rod Browning. The film stars Benjean, billed here as Benji, Chevy Chase, Jane Seymour and Omar Sharif. The film was directed by Joe Camp and ...more

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Omar Sharif, Isabelle Huppert, Jerzy Radziwiłowicz The Possessed is a 1988 French drama film directed by Andrzej Wajda and starring Isabelle Huppert. It was entered into the 38th Berlin International Film Festival.

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Omar Sharif, Cyrine Abdelnour, Amr Waked "Omar Sharif delivers the performance of a lifetime as an ageing Egyptian looking back at a life of love lost. Omar Sharif returns to his native Egypt for this long-in-the-making tale of a ...more

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Omar Sharif, Faten Hamama Sayyidat al-Qasr is a 1958 Egyptian romance film starring Faten Hamama and Omar Sharif. The film is directed by the Egyptian film director Kamal El Sheikh and written by Hussein Helmy

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Omar Sharif, Faten Hamama Ard al-Salam is a 1957 Egyptian war/drama film directed by the Egyptian film director Kamal El Sheikh. It starred Omar Sharif and Faten Hamama. In this film, most of the characters speak ...more

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Omar Sharif, Emad Hamdy, Faten Hamama La Anam is a 1957 Egyptian melodrama film. The film follows the intricate story of Nadia Lutfi, a daughter of divorced parents who suffers from Electra complex, which drives her to intervene in ...more

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Christopher Lee, Omar Sharif, Peter O'Toole The Rainbow Thief is a 1990 film directed by cult film-maker Alejandro Jodorowsky and written by Berta Domínguez D. It reunites Lawrence of Arabia co-stars Peter O'Toole and Omar Sharif ...more