|The Awakening 1980 R, 102 min.|
Genre: Horror / Thriller
Director: Mike Newell
Cast: Charlton Heston, Susannah York, Jill Townsend, Stephanie Zimbalist, Patrick Drury, Bruce Myers, Nadim Sawalha, Ian McDiarmid, Miriam Margolyes, Ahmed Osman, Michael Mellinger, Leonard Maguire, Ishia Bennison, Madhav Sharma, Michael Halphie
Matthew Corbeck (Charlton Heston) is an archeologist whose baby daughter is "blessed" with the evil spirit of an ancient Egyptian queen. Based on Bram Stoker's "Jewel of the Seven Stars" and previously filmed as "Blood from the Mummy's Tomb" (1971).
|Cleopatra 1999 TV, 139 min.|
Director: Franc Roddam
Cast: Leonor Varela, Timothy Dalton, Billy Zane, Rupert Graves, John Bowe, Art Malik, Nadim Sawalha, Owen Teale, Bruce Payne, Sean Pertwee, Philip Quast, Daragh O'Malley, David Schofield, Kassandra Voyagis, Indra Ove
In this made-for-HBO miniseries, this is the story of the out-of-wedlock child produced by Julius Caesar and Cleopatra (Timothy Dalton and Leonor Varela), as well as their son's possible selection to be Caesar's successor. This sets off Caesar's assassination with Marc Antony (Billy Zane) and Octavian (Rupert Graves) left to divide the Roman Empire while Cleopatra casts her spell on Marc Antony.
|Company Business 1991 PG-13, 98 min.|
Genre: Action / Comedy / Thrillr
Director: Nicholas Meyer
Cast: Gene Hackman, Mikhail Baryshnikov, Kurtwood Smith, Terry O'Quinn, Daniel von Bargen, Oleg Rudnik, Nadim Sawalha, Geraldine Danon, Michael Tomlinson, Howard McGillin, Louis Eppolito, Toby Eckholt, Elsa O'Toole, Kate Harper, Shane Rimmer
Retired CIA agent Sam Boyd (Gene Hackman) is called back to duty and escorts KGB agent Pyiotr Grushenko (Mikhail Baryshnikov) to trade Grushenko and $2 million for an American prisoner. On the trip across Europe to Berlin, the two agents discover that they have been set up and join forces to escape double agents from both sides of the Iron Curtain.
|Half Moon Street 1986 R, 90 min.|
Genre: Drama / Mystery / Thriller
Director: Bob Swaim
Cast: Sigourney Weaver, Michael Caine, Patrick Kavanagh, Ram John Holder, Niall O'Brien, Nadim Sawalha, Angus MacInnes, Keith Buckley, Faith Kent, Ann Hanson, Patrick Newman, Vincent Lindon, Muriel Villiers, Michael Elwyn, Ninka Scott
While stationed in London, American government employee Dr. Lauren Slaughter (Sigourney Weaver) decides to increase her income by performing as an "escort service" in her spare time. All goes well until she meets Lord Sam Bulbeck (Michael Caine), and they form a bond. Unbeknownst to Lauren, she becomes a pawn in Lord Bulbeck's dealings with a powerful group of wealthy Arabs when wealthy sheik Karim Hatami (Nadim Sawalha) showers her with attention and gifts.
|Misunderstood 1984 PG, 91 min.|
Director: Jerry Schatzberg
Cast: Gene Hackman, Henry Thomas, Rip Torn, Huckleberry Fox, Susan Anspach, Maureen Kerwin, June Brown, Helen Ryan, Nadim Sawalha, Nidal Ashkar
After the death of their mother, two young sons rely on their father (Gene Hackman) to help them overcome their emotional trauma.
|The Nativity Story 2006 PG, 95 min.|
Director: Catherine Hardwicke
Cast: Keisha Castle-Hughes, Oscar Isaac, Hiam Abbass, Shaun Toub, Ciaran Hinds, Shohreh Aghdashloo, Stanley Townsend, Alexander Siddig, Nadim Sawalha, Eriq Ebouaney, Stefan Kalipha, Alessandro Giuggioli
This chronicle of the year before the birth of Jesus covers teenage Mary's (Keisha Castle-Hughes) visit from the Angel Gabriel (Alexander Siddig) telling her she will give birth to Jesus, her subsequent marriage to Joseph (Oscar Isaac), and their journey to Bethlehem where Jesus is born.
|Sinbad and the Eye of the Tiger 1977 G, 113 min.|
Genre: Family / Adventure / Action / Fantasy
Director: Sam Wanamaker
Cast: Patrick Wayne, Taryn Power, Margaret Whiting, Jane Seymour, Patrick Troughton, Kurt Christian, Nadim Sawalha, Damien Thomas, Bernard Kay, Bruno Barnabe, Salami Coker, David Sterne, Peter Mayhew
Sinbad (Patrick Wayne) and Princess Farah (Jane Seymour) set off for the lands of Ademaspai to attempt the rescue of her brother who has been transformed into a baboon. A follow-up to "Golden Voyage of Sinbad."
|Sphinx 1981 PG, 117 min.|
Genre: Adventure / Mystery / Thriller
Director: Franklin J. Schaffner
Cast: Lesley-Anne Down, Frank Langella, Maurice Ronet, John Gielgud, Martin Benson, John Rhys-Davies, James Cossins, Victoria Tennant, Saeed Jaffrey, Tutte Lemkow, Vic Tablian, Nadim Sawalha, Eileen Way, William Hootkins, Mark Kingston
This is a story about an Egyptologist, Erica Baron (Lesley-Anne Down), who witnesses a murder, escapes her own death, and is thrown into a dungeon, which just happens to be filled with ancient treasures.
|A Touch of Class 1973 PG, 105 min.|
Director: Melvin Frank
Cast: George Segal, Glenda Jackson, Paul Sorvino, K Callan, Hildegarde Neil, Cec Linder, Mary Barclay, Michael Elwyn, Nadim Sawalha, Ian Thompson
This production tells the story of an affair between an American insurance executive (George Segal) living in London with his family and a British dress designer (Glenda Jackson) separated from her husband. They meet and have an affair in spite of a myriad of problems. Glenda Jackson won the Best Actress Oscar for her role. Somehow, this dull picture was also nominated for an Oscar.
|The Wind and the Lion 1975 PG, 120 min.|
Director: John Milius
Cast: Sean Connery, Candice Bergen, Brian Keith, John Huston, Geoffrey Lewis, Steve Kanaly, Vladek Sheybal, Roy Jenson, Nadim Sawalha, Aldo Sambrell
In 1904, a Barbary pirate (Sean Connery) kidnaps an American widow (Candice Bergen) and her children. This act prompts Teddy Roosevelt (Brian Keith) to send in the Marines.
|1. The Awakening (1980)|
2. Cleopatra (1999)
3. Company Business (1991)
4. Half Moon Street (1986)
5. Misunderstood (1984)
6. The Nativity Story (2006)
7. Sinbad and the Eye of the Tiger (1977)
8. Sphinx (1981)
9. A Touch of Class (1973)
10. The Wind and the Lion (1975)
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