Sheik movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant sheik movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, serious, exciting, sexy, humorous and captivating films and TV shows about / with sheik, desert, culture clash, murder, danger, flashback, mentor, adventure, betrayal and rivalry plots mostly in Drama, Adventure and Action genres shot in USA, UK, France and other countries.
sheik movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as sheik: Harem (1985), Black Gold (2011), Sahara (1983), Hidalgo (2004), Theeb (2014), Salmon Fishing in the Yemen (2011), Wonder Woman 1984 (2020), The Stoning of Soraya M. (2008), I Remember (1973), The Adventures of Tintin (2011).

List of sheik movies

Harem (1985)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Diane is a sophisticated trainee on the New York Stock Exchange who is suddenly kidnapped and held captive in a North African desert hideaway by Selim, an Arab mogul.
Style: serious, realistic, sexy, psychological, disturbing ...
Plot: sheik, harem, stockholm syndrome, romance, kidnapping, culture clash, sexual relations, couples, crimes, relationships, moral ambiguity, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 70s
Place: new york, tokyo
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Black Gold (2011)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Country: France, Italy, Qatar, Tunisia
Duration: 130 min.
Story: On the Arabian Peninsula in the 1930s, two warring leaders come face to face. The victorious Nesib, Emir of Hobeika, lays down his peace terms to rival Amar, Sultan of Salmaah. The two men agree that neither can lay claim to the area of no man’s ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, exciting, epic ...
Plot: muslim, desert, tribe, sheik, manipulations, political intrigue, parents and children, state affairs, head of state, rivalry, society, family relations ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s
Place: middle east, arabia
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Sahara (1983)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: After her father dies, young Dale takes his place in a trans-African auto race, but ends up being abducted by a desert sheik.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, realistic, semi serious
Plot: desert, sheik, escapades, chases and races, adventure, rivalry, heroes, confined, danger, adventurer, crimes, kidnapping ...
Time: 1920s, 20s
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Hidalgo (2004)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Biography, Drama, Sport, Western
Country: USA, Morocco
Duration: 136 min.
Story: Set in 1890, this is the story of a Pony Express courier who travels to Arabia to compete with his horse, Hidalgo, in a dangerous race for a massive contest prize, in an adventure that sends the pair around the world...
Style: exciting, serious, captivating, realistic, factual ...
Plot: horse, desert, horse race, adventurer, adventure, cowboy, racehorse, sheik, lone hero, underdog, rivalry, contests and competitions ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s
Place: middle east, saudi arabia, syria, iraq, boston ...
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I Am Nojoom, Age 10 and Divorced (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Yemen, France, United Arab Emirates, USA, Sweden, Jordan
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Ten-year-old Nojoom was forced to marry a 30-year-old man. The dowry offered the family a small income and 'one less mouth to feed'. Nojoom discovers that her life will take a turn for the worse. Her husband is indifferent to her age. ...
Style: disturbing, captivating, thought provoking, touching
Plot: child bride, forced marriage, sheik, child rape, tradition, little girl, divorce, escape, courtroom, family honor, rape, judge ...
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Theeb (2014)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: United Arab Emirates, Qatar, Jordan, UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: In the Ottoman province of Hijaz during World War I, a young Bedouin boy experiences a greatly hastened coming of age as he embarks on a perilous desert journey to guide a British officer to his secret destination.
Style: captivating, realistic, serious, tense, exciting
Plot: desert, world war one, survival, coming of age, bedouin, adventure, teaching the ways of the world, escapades, danger, culture clash, sheik, british soldier ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, year 1916
Place: middle east, saudi arabia, jordan, ottoman empire, africa ...
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Salmon Fishing in the Yemen (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A fisheries expert is approached by a consultant to help realize a sheik's vision of bringing the sport of fly-fishing to the desert and embarks on an upstream journey of faith and fish to prove the impossible possible.
Style: sentimental, sincere, inspirational, entertaining, romantic ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: businessman, hopes, fish, desert, doubts and hesitations, scientist, romance, muslim, self discovery, friendship, obsessive quest, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: middle east, scotland, afghanistan, london, england ...
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Wonder Woman 1984 (2020)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA, UK, Spain
Duration: 151 min.
Story: Wonder Woman comes into conflict with the Soviet Union during the Cold War in the 1980s and finds a formidable foe by the name of the Cheetah.
Style: entertaining, intense, twists and turns, suspense, emotional ...
Plot: superhero, female protagonist, superhuman powers, wonder woman character, female fighter, strong female lead, woman fights a man, greek mythology, immortal, warrior, girl power, mythology ...
Time: 80s, year 1984
Place: egypt, moscow russia, cairo egypt, london, new york ...
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The Stoning of Soraya M. (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: A drama set in 1986 Iran and centered on a man, Sahebjam, whose car breaks down in a remote village and enters into a conversation with Zahra, who relays to him the story about her niece, Soraya, whose arranged marriage to an abusive tyrant had a ...
Style: serious, disturbing, emotional, realistic, political ...
Plot: injustice, discrimination, sadism, destructive relationship, society, loss of family member, village, witnessing a crime, hijab, tragic hero, journalist, conspiracy ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: iran, middle east, persia, israel
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I Remember (1973)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 123 min.
Story: In an Italian seaside town, young Titta gets into trouble with his friends and watches various local eccentrics as they engage in often absurd behavior. Frequently clashing with his stern father and defended by his doting mother, Titta witnesses the ...
Style: atmospheric, sentimental, realistic, art house, semi autobiographical ...
Plot: fascism, coming of age, small town, family life, social relations, human nature, memory, surrealism, teenage boy, bathtub, sheik, family relations ...
Time: 1930s, 30s, 20th century
Place: italy, europe, rome italy
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The Adventures of Tintin (2011)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Family, Mystery
Country: USA, New Zealand, UK, France, Australia
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Intrepid young reporter, Tintin, and his loyal dog, Snowy, are thrust into a world of high adventure when they discover a ship carrying an explosive secret. As Tintin is drawn into a centuries-old mystery, Ivan Ivanovitch Sakharine suspects him of ...
Style: exciting, stylized, colourful, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, pre-teens, kids, family outing
Plot: treasure hunt, treasure, adventure, adventurer, riddles and clues, young heroes, amateur detective, escapades, journey, reporter, ship captain, captain ...
Time: 20th century, 1950s, 50s, year 1949, 1940s ...
Place: morocco, europe, north africa
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The Black Stallion Returns (1983)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: "Black" is a stunning fire-and-silk stallion celebrated the world over. But to his young American owner, Alec Ramsay (Kelly Reno), he's much more. So, when the amazing animal is stolen, Alec will stop at nothing to get him back. Alec ...
Style: humorous, tense, semi serious, unusual plot structure, melancholic ...
Audience: pre-teens, family outing, kids, teens
Plot: horse, desert, friendship, kidnapping, adventure, family, heroic mission, parents and children, teaching the ways of the world, youth, pets, daring rescue ...
Place: morocco, africa, new york, california
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Ben-Hur (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: A falsely accused nobleman survives years of slavery to take vengeance on his best friend who betrayed him.
Style: epic, exciting, realistic, serious, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: ancient rome, roman empire, roman soldier, betrayal, vengeance, false accusation, survival, roman, arena, dishonesty, chases and races, rivalry ...
Time: ancient history, 1st century
Place: italy, rome italy, jerusalem, palestine, greece ...
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Lawrence of Arabia (1962)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama, War
Country: UK
Duration: 228 min.
Story: The story of British officer T.E. Lawrence's mission to aid the Arab tribes in their revolt against the Ottoman Empire during the First World War. Lawrence becomes a flamboyant, messianic figure in the cause of Arab unity but his psychological ...
Style: epic, exciting, captivating, realistic, stylized ...
Plot: desert, adventure, historical character, battles, british colonial, world war one, imperialism, military, politics, rebel, war, horse ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, 1930s, 1920s, 20s ...
Place: middle east, ottoman empire, saudi arabia, lebanon, cairo egypt ...
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Operation Belvis Bash (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Music, Romance, War
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A rock and roll musician travels to Afghanistan to win the hearts and minds of its people.
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, melancholic, sincere ...
Plot: military, farce, military life, fish out of water, terrorism, escapades, musician's life, performer's life, war, music, wartime life, culture clash ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: afghanistan, middle east
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WWE WrestleMania (1985)
Genre: Action, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: WrestleMania was the first annual WrestleMania professional wrestling pay-per-view event (only in selected areas), produced by the World Wrestling Federation. It took place on March 31, 1985, at Madison Square Garden in New York City. The attendance ...
Plot: wrestling, cowboy, maniac, african american, champion, cane, baseball player, flag, mask, singer, legend, scot ...
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The Chipmunk Adventure (1987)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 77 min.
Story: Alvin has entered himself and Simon and Theodore in a hot-air balloon race around the world against the Chipettes to deliver diamonds for a group of diamond smugglers. The winners will collect a prize of $100,000. Kids and adults will enjoy this ...
Style: feel good, humorous, not serious, cult film, 2d animation
Audience: preschoolers, family outing, kids
Plot: chipmunk, danger, chase, balloon, chases and races, escapades, best friends, goofy hero, adventure, save the day, partners, rivalry ...
Time: 80s
Place: egypt, athens greece, mexico city, united kingdom, antarctica ...
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6 Bullets (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: An ex-mercenary known for finding missing children is hired by a mixed martial arts fighter whose daughter has been kidnapped.
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: child prostitute, danger, child in peril, kidnapping, daring rescue, crime, crimes, missing child, father son relationship, organized crime, tough guy, tough heroes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, eastern europe
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Killer Elite (2011)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: UK, Australia
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Based on a shocking true story, Killer Elite pits two of the world’s most elite operatives—Danny, an ex-special ops agent and Hunter, his longtime mentor—against the cunning leader of a secret military society. Covering the globe from ...
Style: exciting, tense, suspenseful, realistic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, secret agents, spy, mentor, swat team, rescue, ex military, secret service, hostage, conspiracy, tough guy, uninhibited rivalry ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1980
Place: london, middle east, england, europe, australia ...
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Tuesday (2008)
Genre: Action, Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 79 min.
Story: Four career criminals, two glamorous bank workers and one over-the-hill has-been all happen to be planning a robbery on a London bank on the same day, by sheer coincidence. The two investigating detectives must try and deduce how these seemingly ...
Style: twists and turns, semi serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, master criminal, disorder, riddles and clues, police investigation, crime gone awry, gang, dishonesty, manipulations, criminal heroes, law enforcement, manipulation ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: england, europe, london
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The Grid (2004)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, USA, Canada
Duration: 266 min.
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Story: A team of American and British counter-terrorists are tasked with stopping a terrorist cell who's operating on a global level.
Style: rough, suspenseful, realistic, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, murder, fbi, muslim, save the day, investigation, rivalry, race against time, rebellion, undercover, danger, political unrest ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, london, europe, syria, africa ...
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Yellow Asphalt (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Israel
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Three stories set among the Bedouin of Jahalin in the hills of the Judean desert. On an almost deserted highway, two Israeli truckers strike a Bedouin lad accidentally. Before they can flee, the boy's people appear and circle the truckers. ...
Style: thought provoking, realistic, serious, sincere, bleak ...
Plot: desert, woman in danger, culture clash, love affair, life is a bitch, society, crime and punishment, injustice, family problems, forbidden love, social differences, disgraced ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: israel
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The Hidden Half (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: Iran
Duration: 103 min.
Story: An official is sent from his home in Tehran to hear the final appeal of a woman sentenced to death, a political prisoner. The official's wife of nearly 20 years, Fereshteh Samimi, writes him a letter to read when he reaches the hotel - the ...
Style: sincere, thought provoking, captivating, serious, realistic ...
Plot: militant, rebellion, fighting the system, woman in danger, injustice, couple relations, political unrest, rebelliousness, feminism, state affairs, couples, society ...
Time: 70s
Place: iran, middle east
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Smell of Camphor, Fragrance of Jasmine (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: Iran
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Death surrounds Bahman, a director who hasn't made a film in 24 years (he can't get past the censors). He's working on a documentary, for Japanese TV, on Iranian burial practices. On the anniversary of his wife's death, a ...
Style: psychological, rough, serious, realistic, tense
Plot: life is a bitch, family relations, tradition, sudden death, performer's life, unfulfillment, dealing with death, anniversary, filmmaking, death in the family, curses spells and rituals, film within a film ...
Time: 90s
Place: iran, middle east
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Cannonball Run II (1984)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: Hong Kong, USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: The original characters from the first Cannonball Run movie compete in an illegal race across the country once more in various cars and trucks.
Style: humorous, feel good, not serious, offbeat, parody ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: car chase, chase, car, highway, lie, military uniform, hotel, monkey, old woman, deception, magnet, slave ...
Time: 80s
Place: connecticut, california, usa, las vegas
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Five Weeks in a Balloon (1962)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Professor Fergusson plans to make aviation history by making his way across Africa by balloon. He plans to claim uncharted territories in West Africa as proof of his inventions worth.
Style: exciting, semi serious, humorous, psychotronic
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: adventurer, jules verne, balloon, slave girl, battles, daring rescue, master and servant, adventure, treasure hunt, showbiz, danger, hotshot hero ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s, 1800s
Place: africa, west africa, britain
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Justine: A Private Affair (1995)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime
Country: France, Ireland, Netherlands
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Double agents and mistaken identities abound as Justine and Professor Robson seek the fabled jewel "The Eye of God."
Style: erotic
Plot: woman undressing, surveillance, love interest, sex scene, male nudity, sheik, sex from behind, peeping, female protagonist, female student, american abroad, seduction ...
Place: middle east
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Mother's Helpers (1972)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Four sexy young foreign girls come to England as au pairs and quickly become quite intimate with their employers, host families, and just about everyone else they encounter.
Style: sex comedy, semi serious, erotic, realistic, sexy ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: womanizer, sexploitation, rape, sexual relations, singleness, sexual abuse, disorder, couples, nanny, misfit, nudity (full frontal - brief), suitcase ...
Time: 70s
Place: london, europe, england
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Deadlier Than the Male (1967)
Genre: Adventure, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 98 min.
Story: In this 1967 drama, resourceful British agent Bulldog Drummond, who appeared onscreen in a series of spy stories between 1929 and 1951, returned to duty in the wake of James Bond. Here, Drummond (Richard Johnson) is on the trail of Carl Petersen ...
Style: exciting, rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chess, murder, espionage, rivalry, mystery, crime, chases and races, undercover, heroes, contests and competitions, master criminal, criminal heroes ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: london, england, riviera
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The Rabbi's Cat (2011)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: France, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The story of a rabbi and his talking cat, a sharp-tongued feline philosopher brimming with scathing humor and a less than pure love for the rabbi's teenage daughter.
Style: semi serious, humorous, captivating, offbeat, feel good ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: rabbi, jewish culture, cat, religions or cults, pets, misfit partners, partners, obsessive quest, on the road, disorder, animal that acts human, french colonialism ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century, 20s, 1930s
Place: algeria, africa
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