Omid Djalili

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Omid Djalili (born 30 September 1965) is a British stand-up comedian, actor, television producer and writer. He attended Holland Park School in west London and the University of Ulster in Coleraine, Northern Ireland, where he studied English and Theatre studies. Description above from the Wikipedia article Omid Djalili, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

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Gladiator (2000)

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In the year 180, the death of emperor Marcus Aurelius throws the Roman Empire into chaos. Maximus is one of the Roman army's most capable and trusted generals and a key advisor to the emperor. As Marcus' devious son Commodus ascends to the throne, Maximus is set ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ridley Scott
CAST:  Russell Crowe  •  Joaquin Phoenix  •  Connie Nielsen  •  Oliver Reed

In the year 180, the death of emperor Marcus Aurelius throws the Roman Empire into chaos. Maximus is one of the Roman army's most capable and trusted generals and a key advisor to the emperor. As Marcus' devious son Commodus ascends to the throne, Maximus is set ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ridley Scott
CAST:  Russell Crowe  •  Joaquin Phoenix  •  Connie Nielsen  •  Oliver Reed

The World Is Not Enough (1999)

Fast paced

Greed, revenge, world dominance and high-tech terrorism – it's all in a day's work for Bond, who's on a mission to protect a beautiful oil heiress from a notorious terrorist. In a race against time that culminates in a dramatic submarine showdown, Bond works to ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Apted
CAST:  Pierce Brosnan  •  Sophie Marceau  •  Robert Carlyle  •  Denise Richards

Greed, revenge, world dominance and high-tech terrorism – it's all in a day's work for Bond, who's on a mission to protect a beautiful oil heiress from a notorious terrorist. In a race against time that culminates in a dramatic submarine showdown, Bond works to ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Apted
CAST:  Pierce Brosnan  •  Sophie Marceau  •  Robert Carlyle  •  Denise Richards

Alien Autopsy (2006)

Humouristic reconstruction of the 1995 scandal when two British lads were accused of having faked a documentary from the Roswell incident in 1947.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jonny Campbell
CAST:  Declan Donnelly  •  Anthony McPartlin  •  Bill Pullman  •  Götz Otto

Humouristic reconstruction of the 1995 scandal when two British lads were accused of having faked a documentary from the Roswell incident in 1947.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jonny Campbell
CAST:  Declan Donnelly  •  Anthony McPartlin  •  Bill Pullman  •  Götz Otto

Casanova (2005)

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With a reputation for seducing members of the opposite sex, regardless of their marital status, a notorious womanizer discovers a beauty who seems impervious to his charms. However, as he continues to pursue the indifferent lady, he finds himself falling in love.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Lasse Hallström
CAST:  Heath Ledger  •  Sienna Miller  •  Jeremy Irons  •  Oliver Platt

With a reputation for seducing members of the opposite sex, regardless of their marital status, a notorious womanizer discovers a beauty who seems impervious to his charms. However, as he continues to pursue the indifferent lady, he finds himself falling in love.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Lasse Hallström
CAST:  Heath Ledger  •  Sienna Miller  •  Jeremy Irons  •  Oliver Platt

Notting Hill (1999)

RomanticCharmingFunnyClassic

William Thacker is a London bookstore owner whose humdrum existence is thrown into romantic turmoil when famous American actress Anna Scott appears in his shop. A chance encounter over spilled orange juice leads to a kiss that blossoms into a full-blown affair. As ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Roger Michell
CAST:  Julia Roberts  •  Hugh Grant  •  Richard McCabe  •  Gina McKee

William Thacker is a London bookstore owner whose humdrum existence is thrown into romantic turmoil when famous American actress Anna Scott appears in his shop. A chance encounter over spilled orange juice leads to a kiss that blossoms into a full-blown affair. As ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Roger Michell
CAST:  Julia Roberts  •  Hugh Grant  •  Richard McCabe  •  Gina McKee

Over the Hedge (2006)

FunnyCharmingHeartbreaking

A scheming raccoon fools a mismatched family of forest creatures into helping him repay a debt of food, by invading the new suburban sprawl that popped up while they were hibernating – and learns a lesson about family himself.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tim Johnson  •  Karey Kirkpatrick
CAST:  Bruce Willis  •  Garry Shandling  •  Steve Carell  •  Wanda Sykes

A scheming raccoon fools a mismatched family of forest creatures into helping him repay a debt of food, by invading the new suburban sprawl that popped up while they were hibernating – and learns a lesson about family himself.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tim Johnson  •  Karey Kirkpatrick
CAST:  Bruce Willis  •  Garry Shandling  •  Steve Carell  •  Wanda Sykes

Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End (2007)

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Captain Barbossa, long believed to be dead, has come back to life and is headed to the edge of the Earth with Will Turner and Elizabeth Swann. But nothing is quite as it seems.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gore Verbinski
CAST:  Johnny Depp  •  Orlando Bloom  •  Keira Knightley  •  Chow Yun-Fat

Captain Barbossa, long believed to be dead, has come back to life and is headed to the edge of the Earth with Will Turner and Elizabeth Swann. But nothing is quite as it seems.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gore Verbinski
CAST:  Johnny Depp  •  Orlando Bloom  •  Keira Knightley  •  Chow Yun-Fat

Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow (2004)

When gigantic robots attack New York City, "Sky Captain" uses his private air force to fight them off. His ex-girlfriend, reporter Polly Perkins, has been investigating the recent disappearance of prominent scientists. Suspecting a link between the global robot ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Kerry Conran
CAST:  Jude Law  •  Gwyneth Paltrow  •  Giovanni Ribisi  •  Angelina Jolie

When gigantic robots attack New York City, "Sky Captain" uses his private air force to fight them off. His ex-girlfriend, reporter Polly Perkins, has been investigating the recent disappearance of prominent scientists. Suspecting a link between the global robot ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Kerry Conran
CAST:  Jude Law  •  Gwyneth Paltrow  •  Giovanni Ribisi  •  Angelina Jolie

Spy Game (2001)

Thrilling

On the day of his retirement, a veteran CIA agent learns that his former protégé has been arrested in China, is sentenced to die the next morning in Beijing, and that the CIA is considering letting that happen to avoid an international scandal.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tony Scott
CAST:  Robert Redford  •  Brad Pitt  •  Catherine McCormack  •  Stephen Dillane

On the day of his retirement, a veteran CIA agent learns that his former protégé has been arrested in China, is sentenced to die the next morning in Beijing, and that the CIA is considering letting that happen to avoid an international scandal.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tony Scott
CAST:  Robert Redford  •  Brad Pitt  •  Catherine McCormack  •  Stephen Dillane

The Mummy (1999)

FunnyEnjoyableFantasticalAdventurous

Dashing legionnaire Rick O'Connell stumbles upon the hidden ruins of Hamunaptra while in the midst of a battle to claim the area in 1920s Egypt. It has been over three thousand years since former High Priest Imhotep suffered a fate worse than death as a punishment ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Stephen Sommers
CAST:  Brendan Fraser  •  Rachel Weisz  •  John Hannah  •  Arnold Vosloo

Dashing legionnaire Rick O'Connell stumbles upon the hidden ruins of Hamunaptra while in the midst of a battle to claim the area in 1920s Egypt. It has been over three thousand years since former High Priest Imhotep suffered a fate worse than death as a punishment ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Stephen Sommers
CAST:  Brendan Fraser  •  Rachel Weisz  •  John Hannah  •  Arnold Vosloo

The Calcium Kid (2004)

When milkman Jimmy Connelly accidentally puts Britain's contender for the World title out of action, he is propelled from amateur boxer to the world stage and announced as the replacement contender for the championship fight.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Alex De Rakoff
CAST:  Orlando Bloom  •  Michael Peña  •  Michael Lerner  •  Billie Piper

When milkman Jimmy Connelly accidentally puts Britain's contender for the World title out of action, he is propelled from amateur boxer to the world stage and announced as the replacement contender for the championship fight.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Alex De Rakoff
CAST:  Orlando Bloom  •  Michael Peña  •  Michael Lerner  •  Billie Piper

Mean Machine (2001)

Disgraced ex-England football captain, Danny 'Mean Machine' Meehan, is thrown in jail for assaulting two police officers. He keeps his head down and has the opportunity to forget everything and change the lives of the prisoners. When these prisoners have the chance ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Barry Skolnick
CAST:  Vinnie Jones  •  Jason Statham  •  David Kelly  •  David Hemmings

Disgraced ex-England football captain, Danny 'Mean Machine' Meehan, is thrown in jail for assaulting two police officers. He keeps his head down and has the opportunity to forget everything and change the lives of the prisoners. When these prisoners have the chance ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Barry Skolnick
CAST:  Vinnie Jones  •  Jason Statham  •  David Kelly  •  David Hemmings

Mr. Nice (2010)

Biopic about 1970s Welsh marijuana trafficker Howard Marks, whose inventive smuggling schemes made him a huge success in the drug trade, as well as leading to dealings with both the IRA and British Intelligence. Based on Marks' biography with the same title.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bernard Rose
CAST:  Rhys Ifans  •  Chloë Sevigny  •  David Thewlis  •  Elsa Pataky

Biopic about 1970s Welsh marijuana trafficker Howard Marks, whose inventive smuggling schemes made him a huge success in the drug trade, as well as leading to dealings with both the IRA and British Intelligence. Based on Marks' biography with the same title.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bernard Rose
CAST:  Rhys Ifans  •  Chloë Sevigny  •  David Thewlis  •  Elsa Pataky

Molly Moon and the Incredible Book of Hypnotism (2015)

An orphan who practices hypnosis faces off against a bank robber who wants her book on the art form.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Christopher N. Rowley
CAST:  Emily Watson  •  Dominic Monaghan  •  Raffey Cassidy  •  Joan Collins

An orphan who practices hypnosis faces off against a bank robber who wants her book on the art form.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Christopher N. Rowley
CAST:  Emily Watson  •  Dominic Monaghan  •  Raffey Cassidy  •  Joan Collins

Mad Cows (1999)

When her TV star husband Alex decides to divorce her so that he can start a career in politics, newly single mother Maddy goes shoplifting and ends up in jail. Losing custody of her infant child, Maddy hatches a scheme to break out of prison with the assistance of ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Sara Sugarman
CAST:  Anna Friel  •  Joanna Lumley  •  Anna Massey  •  Phyllida Law

When her TV star husband Alex decides to divorce her so that he can start a career in politics, newly single mother Maddy goes shoplifting and ends up in jail. Losing custody of her infant child, Maddy hatches a scheme to break out of prison with the assistance of ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Sara Sugarman
CAST:  Anna Friel  •  Joanna Lumley  •  Anna Massey  •  Phyllida Law

Big Fat Gypsy Gangster (2011)

After sixteen years at Her Majesty's Pleasure, Britain's hardest man is released from prison, and into the care of a documentary film crew headed by a Brit-loving American film-maker who follow him for the next week, on an hilarious roller-coaster tour of gangland ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ricky Grover
CAST:  Ricky Grover  •  Peter Capaldi  •  Omid Djalili  •  Steven Berkoff

After sixteen years at Her Majesty's Pleasure, Britain's hardest man is released from prison, and into the care of a documentary film crew headed by a Brit-loving American film-maker who follow him for the next week, on an hilarious roller-coaster tour of gangland ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ricky Grover
CAST:  Ricky Grover  •  Peter Capaldi  •  Omid Djalili  •  Steven Berkoff

Omid Djalili: Live in London (2009)

He's back! One of Britain's best loved comedians, the multi award-winning British-Iranian, Omid Djalili takes on the world in a brand new sensational stand up show. Undertaking a huge sell-out tour across the UK, 'Live in London' captures Omid at his very best, ...  (more)

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CAST:  Omid Djalili

He's back! One of Britain's best loved comedians, the multi award-winning British-Iranian, Omid Djalili takes on the world in a brand new sensational stand up show. Undertaking a huge sell-out tour across the UK, 'Live in London' captures Omid at his very best, ...  (more)

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CAST:  Omid Djalili

Dead Man Running (2009)

A loan shark gives ex-con Nick a period of 24 hours in order to pay back the money he owes. Up against it, Nick involves his best mate on a multi-part mission in order to raise the cash before it's too late for them both  (more)

DIRECTION:  Alex De Rakoff
CAST:  50 Cent  •  Danny Dyer  •  Tamer Hassan  •  Blake Ritson

A loan shark gives ex-con Nick a period of 24 hours in order to pay back the money he owes. Up against it, Nick involves his best mate on a multi-part mission in order to raise the cash before it's too late for them both  (more)

DIRECTION:  Alex De Rakoff
CAST:  50 Cent  •  Danny Dyer  •  Tamer Hassan  •  Blake Ritson

The Infidel (2010)

Based in a London suburb Mahmud Nasir lives with his wife, Saamiya, and two children, Rashid and Nabi. His son plans to marry Uzma, the step-daughter of Egyptian-born Arshad Al-Masri, a so-called 'Hate Cleric' from Waziristan, Pakistan. Mahmud, who is not exactly a ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Josh Appignanesi
CAST:  Archie Panjabi  •  Omid Djalili  •  Matt Lucas  •  Richard Schiff

Based in a London suburb Mahmud Nasir lives with his wife, Saamiya, and two children, Rashid and Nabi. His son plans to marry Uzma, the step-daughter of Egyptian-born Arshad Al-Masri, a so-called 'Hate Cleric' from Waziristan, Pakistan. Mahmud, who is not exactly a ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Josh Appignanesi
CAST:  Archie Panjabi  •  Omid Djalili  •  Matt Lucas  •  Richard Schiff

The Love Guru (2008)

Born in America and raised in an Indian ashram, Pitka returns to his native land to seek his fortune as a spiritualist and self-help expert. His skills are put to the test when he must get a brokenhearted hockey player's marriage back on track in time for the man ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Marco Schnabel
CAST:  Mike Myers  •  Jessica Alba  •  Justin Timberlake  •  Romany Malco

Born in America and raised in an Indian ashram, Pitka returns to his native land to seek his fortune as a spiritualist and self-help expert. His skills are put to the test when he must get a brokenhearted hockey player's marriage back on track in time for the man ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Marco Schnabel
CAST:  Mike Myers  •  Jessica Alba  •  Justin Timberlake  •  Romany Malco
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