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Movies where Arabic is spoken

  • The Hurt Locker

    10

    I have watched this movie three times, the latest being on .

    An intense portrayal of elite soldiers who have one of the most dangerous jobs in the world: disarming bombs in the heat of combat. When a new sergeant, James, takes over a highly trained bomb disposal team amidst violent conflict, he surprises his two subordinates, Sanborn and Eldridge, by recklessly plunging them into a deadly game of urban combat. James behaves as if he’s indifferent to death. As the men struggle to control their wild new leader, the city explodes into chaos, and James’ true character reveals itself in a way that will change each man forever.

  • Toy Story 2

    10

    I have watched this movie twice, the latest being on .

    While Andy is away at summer camp Woody has been toynapped by Al McWiggin, a greedy collector and proprietor of “Al’s Toy Barn”! In this all-out rescue mission, Buzz and his friends Mr. Potato Head, Slinky Dog, Rex and Hamm springs into action to rescue Woody from winding up as a museum piece. They must find a way to save him before he gets sold in Japan forever and they’ll never see him again!

  • Waltz with Bashir

    9

    I have watched this movie once, which was on .

    An Israeli film director interviews fellow veterans of the 1982 invasion of Lebanon to reconstruct his own memories of his term service in that conflict.

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  • Indiana Jones and the Raiders of the Lost Ark

    9

    I have watched this movie once, which was on .

    Archeologist and adventurer Indiana Jones is hired by the US government to find the Ark of the Covenant, before the Nazis…

  • A Most Wanted Man

    8

    I have watched this movie once, which was on .

    A Chechen Muslim illegally immigrates to Hamburg, where he gets caught in the international war on terror.

  • American Hustle

    8

    I have watched this movie once, which was on .

    A fictional film set in the alluring world of one of the most stunning scandals to rock our nation, American Hustle tells the story of brilliant con man Irving Rosenfeld (Christian Bale), who along with his equally cunning and seductive British partner Sydney Prosser (Amy Adams) is forced to work for a wild FBI agent Richie DiMaso (Bradley Cooper). DiMaso pushes them into a world of Jersey powerbrokers and mafia that’s as dangerous as it is enchanting. Jeremy Renner is Carmine Polito, the passionate, volatile, New Jersey political operator caught between the con-artists and Feds. Irving’s unpredictable wife Rosalyn (Jennifer Lawrence) could be the one to pull the thread that brings the entire world crashing down.

  • Team America: World Police

    8

    I have watched this movie three times, the latest being on .

    Popular Broadway actor Gary Johnston is recruited by the elite counter-terrorism organization Team America: World Police. As the world begins to crumble around him, he must battle with terrorists, celebrities and falling in love.

  • United 93

    8

    I have watched this movie twice, the latest being on .

    A real time account of the events on United Flight 93, one of the planes hijacked on 9/11 that crashed near Shanksville, Pennsylvania when passengers foiled the terrorist plot.

  • Jarhead

    8

    I have watched this movie twice, the latest being on .

    Based on former Marine Anthony Swofford’s best-selling 2003 book about his pre-Desert Storm experiences in Saudi Arabia and about his experiences fighting in Kuwait.

  • Three Kings

    8

    I have watched this movie once, which was on .

    In the aftermath of the Persian Gulf War, 4 soldiers set out to steal gold that was stolen from Kuwait, but they discover people who desperately need their help.

  • Babel

    8

    I have watched this movie twice, the latest being on .

    Tragedy strikes a married couple on vacation in the Moroccan desert, touching off an interlocking story involving four different families.

  • The Bourne Ultimatum

    8

    I have watched this movie once, which was on .

    Bourne dodges new, superior assassins as he searches for his unknown past while a government agent tries to track him down.

  • Beirut

    7

    I have watched this movie once, which was on .

    Caught in the crossfires of civil war, CIA operatives must send a former U.S. diplomat to negotiate for the life of a friend he left behind.

  • Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol

    7

    I have watched this movie twice, the latest being on .

    The IMF is shut down when it’s implicated in the bombing of the Kremlin, causing Ethan Hunt and his new team to go rogue to clear their organization’s name.

  • Where to Invade Next

    7

    I have watched this movie once, which was on .

    To learn what the USA can learn from other nations, Michael Moore playfully “invades” them to see what they have to offer.

  • Taken

    7

    I have watched this movie three times, the latest being on .

    Seventeen year-old Kim is the pride and joy of her father Bryan Mills. Bryan is a retired agent who left the Central Intelligence Agency to be near Kim in California. Kim lives with her mother Lenore and her wealthy stepfather Stuart. Kim manages to convince her reluctant father to allow her to travel to Paris with her friend Amanda. When the girls arrive in Paris they share a cab with a stranger named Peter, and Amanda lets it slip that they are alone in Paris. Using this information an Albanian gang of human traffickers kidnaps the girls. Kim barely has time to call her father and give him information. Her father gets to speak briefly to one of the kidnappers and he promises to kill the kidnappers if they do not let his daughter go free. The kidnapper wishes him "good luck," so Bryan Mills travels to Paris to search for his daughter and her friend.

  • Unknown

    7

    I have watched this movie twice, the latest being on .

    A biochemist and his dishy wife arrive in Berlin for a conference at which a scientist and his controversial Arab funder will announce breakthrough research. While his wife checks into the hotel, he grabs a cab to return to the airport for his briefcase, left at the curb. En route, an auto accident puts him in a coma, from which he awakes four days later without identification and with gaps in his memory. He goes to the hotel: his wife refuses to recognize him and another man has claimed his identity. With help from a nurse, the cab driver, a retired Stasi agent, and an academic friend, he tries to unravel what's going on. Is the answer in the briefcase?

  • Hanna

    7

    I have watched this movie twice, the latest being on .

    A sixteen-year-old girl who was raised by her father to be the perfect assassin is dispatched on a mission across Europe, tracked by a ruthless intelligence agent and her operatives.

  • Machine Gun Preacher

    7

    I have watched this movie once, which was on .

    The story of Sam Childers, a former drug-dealing biker tough guy who found God and became a crusader for hundreds of Sudanese children who've been forced to become soldiers.

  • Green Zone

    7

    I have watched this movie twice, the latest being on .

    Discovering covert and faulty intelligence causes a U.S. Army officer to go rogue as he hunts for Weapons of Mass Destruction in an unstable region.

  • Mesrine: Killer Instinct

    7

    I have watched this movie once, which was on .

    The story of french gangster Jacques Mesrine, before he was called Public Enemy N°1.

  • Fair Game

    7

    I have watched this movie once, which was on .

    CIA operative Valerie Plame discovers her identity is allegedly leaked by the government as payback for an op-ed article her husband wrote criticizing the Bush administration.

  • Lebanon

    7

    I have watched this movie once, which was on .

    June, 1982 - The First Lebanon War. A lone tank and a paratroopers platoon are dispatched to search a hostile town - a simple mission that turns into a nightmare. The four members of a tank crew find themselves in a violent situation that they cannot contain. Motivated by fear and the basic instinct of survival, they desperately try not to lose themselves in the chaos of war.

  • Religulous

    7

    I have watched this movie once, which was on .

    Bill Maher’s take on the current state of world religion.

  • Munich

    7

    I have watched this movie once, which was on .

    Based on the true story of the Black September aftermath, about the five men chosen to eliminate the ones responsible for that fateful day.

  • Body of Lies

    7

    I have watched this movie once, which was on .

    Roger Ferris uncovers a lead on a major terrorist leader suspected to be operating out of Jordan.

  • Un prophète

    7

    I have watched this movie once, which was on .

    A young Arab man is sent to a French prison where he becomes a mafia kingpin.

  • Charlie Wilson's War

    7

    I have watched this movie twice, the latest being on .

    A drama based on a Texas congressman Charlie Wilson’s covert dealings in Afghanistan, where his efforts to assist rebels in their war with the Soviets have some unforeseen and long-reaching effects.

  • Lord of War

    7

    I have watched this movie twice, the latest being on .

    An arms dealer confronts the morality of his work as he is being chased by an Interpol agent.

  • Traitor

    7

    I have watched this movie once, which was on .

    When straight arrow FBI agent Roy Clayton heads up the investigation into a dangerous international conspiracy, all clues seem to lead back to former U.S. Special Operations officer, Samir Horn.

  • Paris, je t'aime

    7

    I have watched this movie twice, the latest being on .

    Through the neighborhoods of Paris, love is veiled, revealed, imitated, sucked dry, reinvented and awakened.

  • The Man Who Knew Too Much

    7

    I have watched this movie once, which was on .

    A family vacationing in Morocco accidentally stumble on to an assassination plot and the conspirators are determined to prevent them from interfering.

  • The Sum of All Fears

    7

    I have watched this movie once, which was on .

    CIA analyst Jack Ryan must thwart the plans of a terrorist faction that threatens to induce a catastrophic conflict between the United States and Russia’s newly elected president by detonating a nuclear weapon at a football game in Baltimore.

  • Rules of Engagement

    7

    I have watched this movie once, which was on .

    An attorney defends an officer on trial for ordering his troops to fire on civilians after they stormed a U.S. embassy in a third world country.

  • Escape Plan

    6

    I have watched this movie once, which was on .

    Ray Breslin is the world’s foremost authority on structural security. After analyzing every high security prison and learning a vast array of survival skills so he can design escape-proof prisons, his skills are put to the test. He’s framed and incarcerated in a master prison he designed himself. He needs to escape and find the person who put him behind bars.

  • Salmon Fishing in the Yemen

    6

    I have watched this movie once, which was on .

    A visionary sheik believes his passion for the peaceful pastime of salmon fishing can enrich the lives of his people, and he dreams of bringing the sport to the not so fish-friendly desert. Willing to spare no expense, he instructs his representative to turn the dream into reality, an extraordinary feat that will require the involvement of Britain’s leading fisheries expert who happens to think the project both absurd and unachievable. That is, until the Prime Minister’s overzealous press secretary latches on to it as a ‘good will’ story. Now, this unlikely team will put it all on the line and embark on an upstream journey of faith and fish to prove the impossible, possible.

  • Why We Fight

    6

    I have watched this movie once, which was on .

    He may have been the ultimate icon of 1950s conformity and postwar complacency, but Dwight D. Eisenhower was an iconoclast, visionary, and the Cassandra of the New World Order. Upon departing his presidency, Eisenhower issued a stern, cogent warning about the burgeoning "military industrial complex," foretelling with ominous clarity the state of the world in 2004 with its incestuous entanglement of political, corporate, and Defense Department interests.

  • Benny's Video

    6

    I have watched this movie once, which was on .

    A story about a boy called Benny, who watches violent movies, including a home-made video of a pig being slaughtered. Soon after, Benny loses his mind and kills a girl and films the murder with his video camera.

  • Redacted

    6

    I have watched this movie once, which was on .

    A montage of stories about U.S. soldiers fighting in the Iraq conflict, focusing on the modern forms of media covering the war.

  • Code Unknown

    6

    I have watched this movie once, which was on .

    Jean, a farm lad, wants to escape his silent father; he runs to Paris to his older brother, Georges, who’s away covering the war in Kosovo. Angry, he throws a bag of half-eaten pastry into a beggar’s lap. Amadou, a young Franco-African, berates him. The police arrive, arrest Amadou and deport the beggar. Georges’s girlfriend Anne is upset; it colors her relationship with Georges when he returns from the war. Separate lives intersect for the one moment, around the pastry bag, and all are altered. We follow each as repercussions of the incident play out. Deaf children bookend the film pantomiming words, feelings, and situations: what they are expressing?

  • Dead Silence

    6

    I have watched this movie once, which was on .

    A widower returns to his hometown to search for answers to his wife’s murder, which may be linked to the ghost of a murdered ventriloquist.

  • The Fifth Estate

    5

    I have watched this movie once, which was on .

    The story begins as WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange (Benedict Cumberbatch) and his colleague Daniel Domscheit-Berg (Daniel Brühl) team up to become underground watchdogs of the privileged and powerful. On a shoestring, they create a platform that allows whistle-blowers to anonymously leak covert data, shining a light on the dark recesses of government secrets and corporate crimes. Soon, they are breaking more hard news than the world’s most legendary media organizations combined. But when Assange and Berg gain access to the biggest trove of confidential intelligence documents in U.S. history, they battle each other and a defining question of our time: what are the costs of keeping secrets in a free society-and what are the costs of exposing them?

  • 11'09''01 - September 11

    5

    I have watched this movie once, which was on .

    The effects of the 9/11 terrorist attacks are told from different points of view around the world.

  • Syriana

    5

    I have watched this movie once, which was on .

    A politically-charged epic about the state of the oil industry in the hands of those personally involved and affected by it.

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My name is Trevor Morris & I am a movie-loving, mountain bike-riding web developer from the UK. Currently, freelancing at Surface.