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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Omar Sharif, Julie Christie, Alec Guinness

Released: 1965

Directed by: David Lean

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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Omar Sharif, Peter O'Toole, Alec Guinness

Released: 1962

Directed by: David Lean

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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Barbra Streisand, Omar Sharif, Anne Francis

Released: 1968

Directed by: William Wyler

Funny Girl, the film, is a 1968 American biographical romantic musical comedy-drama film directed by William Wyler. The screenplay by Isobel Lennart was adapted from her book for the eponymous ...more

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Omar Sharif, Peter O'Toole, Christopher Plummer

Released: 1967

Directed by: Anatole Litvak

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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Julie Andrews, Omar Sharif, Peter Sellers

Released: 1976

Directed by: Blake Edwards

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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Viggo Mortensen, Omar Sharif, Malcolm McDowell

Released: 2004

Directed by: Joe Johnston

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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Sylvester Stallone, Omar Sharif, Kurtwood Smith

Released: 1988

Directed by: Peter MacDonald

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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Michael Caine, Omar Sharif, Arthur O'Connell

Released: 1971

Directed by: James Clavell

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

Released: 1969

Directed by: J. Lee Thompson

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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Sophia Loren, Omar Sharif, Christopher Plummer

Released: 1964

Directed by: Anthony Mann

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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Omar Sharif, Antonio Banderas, Tony Curran

Released: 1999

Directed by: John McTiernan, Michael Crichton

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

Released: 2006

Directed by: Robert Dornhelm

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

Released: 1975

Directed by: Herbert Ross

Funny Lady is a 1975 American biographical musical comedy-drama film directed by Herbert Ross and starring Barbra Streisand, James Caan, Omar Sharif, Roddy McDowall and Ben Vereen. A sequel to ...more

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Omar Sharif, Eli Wallach, Telly Savalas

Released: 1965

Directed by: Henry Levin

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

Released: 1964

Directed by: Fred Zinnemann

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, Isabelle Adjani, Gilbert Melki

Released: 2003

Directed by: François Dupeyron

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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Ingrid Bergman, Omar Sharif, Shirley MacLaine

Released: 1964

Directed by: Anthony Asquith

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, Jack Palance, Saeed Jaffrey

Released: 1971

Directed by: John Frankenheimer

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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Julie Andrews, Omar Sharif, Anthony Quayle

Released: 1974

Directed by: Blake Edwards

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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S+H+E: Security Hazards Expert Omar Sharif, Anita Ekberg

Released: 1980

Directed by: Robert Michael Lewis

S+H+E: Security Hazards Expert is a film directed by Robert Michael Lewis released on February 23, 1980.
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David Hasselhoff, Omar Sharif, Grace Jones

Released: 2001

Directed by: Joshua Sinclair

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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Sophia Loren, Omar Sharif, Dolores del Río

Released: 1967

Directed by: Francesco Rosi

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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Omar Sharif, Catherine Deneuve, Ava Gardner

Released: 1968

Directed by: Terence Young

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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Omar Sharif, Jack Palance, BarBara Luna

Released: 1969

Directed by: Richard Fleischer

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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Val Kilmer, Omar Sharif, Peter Cushing

Released: 1984

Directed by: Jerry Zucker, Jim Abrahams, David Zucker

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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