Country: United Arab Emirates ( 107 )

The Hundred-Foot Journey (2014)

Comedy, Drama

The Kadam family leaves India for France where they open a restaurant directly across the road from Madame Mallory's Michelin-starred eatery.
Director: Lasse Hallström
Stars: Helen Mirren, Charlotte Le Bon, Manish Dayal, Rohan Chand, ...

Wadjda (2012)

Comedy, Drama

WADJDA is a 10-year-old girl living in a suburb of Riyadh, the capital of Saudi Arabia. Although she lives in a conservative world, Wadjda is fun loving, entrepreneurial and always pushing the boundaries of what she can get away with. After a fight with her friend Abdullah, a neighborhood boy she shouldn't be playing with, Wadjda sees a beautiful green bicycle for sale. She wants the bicycle desperately so that she can beat Abdullah in a race. But Wadjda's mother won't allow it, fearing repercussions from a society that sees bicycles as dangerous to a girl's virtue. So Wadjda decides to try and raise the money herself. At first, Wadjda's mother is too preoccupied with convincing her husband not to take a second wife to realize what's going on. And soon enough Wadjda's plans are thwarted when she is caught running various schemes at school. Just as she is losing hope of raising enough money, she hears of a cash prize for a Koran recitation competition at her school. She devotes herself...
Director: Haifaa Al-Mansour, Haifaa Al-Mansour
Stars: Reem Abdullah, Waad Mohammed, Abdullrahman Al Gohani, Ahd, ...

Snitch (2013)

Action, Drama, Thriller

Construction company owner John Matthews learns that his estranged son, Jason, has been arrested for drug trafficking. Facing an unjust prison sentence for a first time offender courtesy of mandatory minimum sentence laws, Jason has nothing to offer for leniency in good conscience. Desperately, John convinces the DEA and the opportunistic DA Joanne Keeghan to let him go undercover to help make arrests big enough to free his son in return. With the unwitting help of an ex-con employee, John enters the narcotics underworld where every move could be his last in an operation that will demand all his resources, wits and courage to survive.
Director: Ric Roman Waugh
Stars: Dwayne Johnson, Barry Pepper, Jon Bernthal, Susan Sarandon, ...

Promised Land (2012)

Drama

Corporate salesman Steve Butler (Damon) arrives in a rural town with his sales partner, Sue Thomason (McDormand). With the town having been hit hard by the economic decline of recent years, the two outsiders see the local citizens as likely to accept their company's offer, for drilling rights to their properties, as much-needed relief. What seems like an easy job for the duo becomes complicated by the objection of a respected schoolteacher (Holbrook) with support from a grassroots campaign led by another man (Krasinski) who counters Steve both personally and professionally.
Director: Gus Van Sant
Stars: Matt Damon, Benjamin Sheeler, Terry Kinney, Carla Bianco, ...

Samsara (2011)

Documentary, Music

Filmed over nearly five years in twenty-five countries on five continents, and shot on seventy-millimetre film, Samsara transports us to the varied worlds of sacred grounds, disaster zones, industrial complexes, and natural wonders.
Director: Ron Fricke
Stars: Balinese Tari Legong Dancers, Ni Made Megahadi Pratiwi, Puti Sri Candra Dewi, Putu Dinda Pratika, ...

The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel (2011)

Comedy, Drama

Seven elderly Britons, for a variety of reasons, respond to an online ad and travel to Jaipur, India, where they find run-down hotel with a young, exuberant, and optimistic host. Evelyn, newly widowed, wants low-cost experience, Graham seeks a long-ago love, Douglas and Jean have lost their pension in a family investment, Muriel needs cheap hip surgery, Madge seeks a rich husband, and Norman is chasing women. India affects each in different ways, enchanting Douglas and Evelyn while driving Jean deeper into bitterness. Their host, young Sonny, has dreams but little cash or skill; he also has a girlfriend whom his mother dismisses. Stories cross and discoveries await each one.
Director: John Madden
Stars: Judi Dench, Tom Wilkinson, Patrick Pearson, Hugh Dickson, ...

Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance (2011)

Action, Fantasy, Thriller

Johnny Blaze, a man who made a deal with the Devil who called himself Mephistopheles at the time (now Roarke), is on the run trying to make sure no-one is harmed by his alter ego, The Ghost Rider. He is approached by a Monk named Moreau who tells him that he can help be him free of the Rider, but first, he needs Johnny's help to protect a boy, whom Roarke has plans for, to help him take human form.
Director: Mark Neveldine, Brian Taylor
Stars: Nicolas Cage, Violante Placido, Ciarán Hinds, Idris Elba, ...

Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol (2011)

Action, Adventure, Thriller

In the fourth installment of the Mission Impossible series, Ethan Hunt and a new team race against time to track down Hendricks, a dangerous terrorist who has gained access to Russian nuclear launch codes and is planning a strike on the United States. An attempt by the team to stop him at the Kremlin ends in a disaster, with an explosion causing severe damage to the Kremlin and the IMF being implicated in the bombing, forcing the President to invoke Ghost Protocol, under which the IMF is disavowed, and will be offered no help or backup in any form. Undaunted, Ethan and his team chase Hendricks to Dubai, and from there to Mumbai, but several spectacular action sequences later, they might still be too late to stop a disaster.
Director: Brad Bird
Stars: Tom Cruise, Paula Patton, Simon Pegg, Jeremy Renner, ...

Contagion (2011)

Drama, Thriller

Soon after her return from a business trip to Hong Kong, Beth Emhoff dies from what is a flu or some other type of infection. Her young son dies later the same day. Her husband Mitch however seems immune. Thus begins the spread of a deadly infection. For doctors and administrators at the U.S. Centers for Disease Control, several days pass before anyone realizes the extent or gravity of this new infection. They must first identify the type of virus in question and then find a means of combating it, a process that will likely take several months. As the contagion spreads to millions of people worldwide, societal order begins to break down as people panic.
Director: Steven Soderbergh
Stars: Marion Cotillard, Matt Damon, Laurence Fishburne, Jude Law, ...

The Help (2011)

Drama

Set in Mississippi during the 1960s, Skeeter (Stone) is a southern society girl who returns from college determined to become a writer, but turns her friends' lives -- and a Mississippi town -- upside down when she decides to interview the black women who have spent their lives taking care of prominent southern families. Aibileen (Davis), Skeeter's best friend's housekeeper, is the first to open up -- to the dismay of her friends in the tight-knit black community. Despite Skeeter's life-long friendships hanging in the balance, she and Aibileen continue their collaboration and soon more women come forward to tell their stories -- and as it turns out, they have a lot to say. Along the way, unlikely friendships are forged and a new sisterhood emerges, but not before everyone in town has a thing or two to say themselves when they become unwittingly -- and unwillingly -- caught up in the changing times.
Director: Tate Taylor
Stars: Emma Stone, Viola Davis, Bryce Dallas Howard, Octavia Spencer, ...

The Beaver (2011)

Drama

Walter Black ('Mel Gibson') is depressed and sleeps most of the day. It's driving his family crazy, and his wife Meredith (Jodie Foster) kicks him out. Walter starts carrying a beaver puppet and tries to commit suicide (unsuccessfully). He uses the puppet to talk to himself, trying to bolster his spirits, and is trying to rebuild his life. Through the beaver, the family begins to learn about Walter's history and problems, and as he continues rebuilding, the beaver shows us all a way to cope.
Director: Jodie Foster
Stars: Mel Gibson, Cherry Jones, Jodie Foster, Anton Yelchin, ...

The Way Back (2010)

Adventure, Biography, Drama

In 1941, three men reach India from Tibet, having walked 4000 miles after escaping a Siberian gulag. The film tells their story and that of four others who escaped with them and a teenage girl who joins them in flight. The group's natural leader is Janusz, a Pole condemned by accusations secured by torturing his wife; he knows how to live in the wilds. They escape under cover of a snowstorm: a cynical American, a Russian thug, a comic accountant, a pastry chef who draws, a priest, and a Pole with night blindness. They face freezing nights, lack of food and water, mosquitoes, an endless desert, the Himalayas, and moral questions of when to leave someone behind.
Director: Peter Weir
Stars: Dragos Bucur, Colin Farrell, Ed Harris, Alexandru Potocean, ...

Mesopotamia (2018)

Adventure, Drama, Fantasy

"MESOPOTAMIA" is a period about Gods, Goddesses, Demons and Monsters and the love story between the love goddess and Babylon. The people of Mesopotamia believed that their world was controlled by gods and goddesses, demons and monsters. There were hundreds of gods who were responsible for everything in the world, from rivers and trees to making bread and pottery. Each city was protected by its own special god or goddess and their family. Large temples were built in the centre of the city for these gods to live in.
Director: Mehdi Naderi, Omer Sarikaya
Stars: Eve Mauro, Bill Oberst Jr., Ron Ely, Devanny Pinn, ...

Bilal: A New Breed of Hero (2015)

Animation, Action, Adventure

A thousand years ago, one boy with a dream of becoming a great warrior is abducted with his sister and taken to a land far away from home. Thrown into a world where greed and injustice rule all, Bilal finds the courage to raise his voice and make a change. Inspired by true events, this is a story of a real hero who earned his remembrance in time and history.
Director: Todd Resnick, Khurram H. Alavi, Ayman Jamal
Stars: Thomas Ian Nicholas, Mark Rolston, Cynthia Kaye McWilliams, JB Blanc, ...

Backtrack (0)

Drama, Horror, Mystery

Psychologist Peter Bower's life is thrown into turmoil when he discovers a strange secret about his patients. Risking his own sanity, Peter delves into his past to uncover a terrifying secret which only he can put right. But is the reward worth risking more than a single life?
Director: Michael Petroni
Stars: Adrien Brody, Sam Neill, Bruce Spence, Robin McLeavy, ...

Welcome Back (2015)

Action, Comedy, Crime

A pair of reformed gangsters try to find a husband for their newly discovered sister, but complications arise due to mistaken identities.
Director: Anees Bazmee
Stars: Naseeruddin Shah, Anil Kapoor, John Abraham, Om Puri, ...

From A to B (2014)

Adventure, Comedy, Drama

Three estranged childhood friends (Omar, Ramy, Jay), travel on a road trip from Abu Dhabi to Beirut in memory of their lost friend. If what happens en route doesn't make them crazy, it might just bring them closer.
Director: Ali F. Mostafa
Stars: Madeline Zima, Ali Suliman, Ahd, Christina Ulfsparre, ...

Desert Dancer (2014)

Biography, Drama

Afshin Ghaffarian risks everything to start a dance company amidst his home country of Iran's politically volatile climate and the nation's ban on dancing.
Director: Richard Raymond
Stars: Freida Pinto, Nazanin Boniadi, Tom Cullen, Reece Ritchie, ...

A Most Violent Year (2014)

Action, Crime, Drama

In New York City 1981, an ambitious immigrant fights to protect his business and family during the most dangerous year in the city's history.
Director: J.C. Chandor
Stars: Oscar Isaac, Jessica Chastain, David Oyelowo, Alessandro Nivola, ...

Letter to the King (2014)

Drama

Letter to the King portrays five people on a day trip from a refugee camp to Oslo, a welcome change in an otherwise monotonous life. But we soon realize that each and every one of them has an agenda for their trip. All five will make decisive choices on this day, as they discover happiness, humiliation, love or fulfill a long-awaited revenge. The five stories are tied together by a letter, written by eighty-three year old Mirza. Mirza wants to hand over the letter to the King personally.
Director: Hisham Zaman
Stars: Ali Bag Salimi, Zheer Durhan, Nazmi Kirik, Hassan Dimirci, ...