Omar Khayyam (1957)

Omar Khayyam





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Set in 11th-century Persia, this romance centers on the adventures of the famed philosopher and poet as he falls in love with the Shah's daughter and saves her father from assassins' knives.

Rating: Unrated
Genre: Drama, Action & Adventure, Classics
Directed By:
Written By: Barré Lyndon
On DVD: Sep 9, 1992
Paramount Pictures


as Omar Khayyam

as Hasani Sabah

as Sharain

as The Shah

as Malik the Young Prin...

as Karina

as Yaffa

as Prince Ahmud

as Imam Mowaffak

as Jayhan

as Master Herald

as Tutush Bodyguard

as Harem Wife

as Army Physician

as Yusuf

as Courier

as Harem Girl

as Shah's Soldier

as Commander

as Commander
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All Critics (3) | Top Critics (2)

Full Review… | March 26, 2009
Top Critic

Full Review… | March 25, 2006
New York Times
Top Critic

What I liked about it, is that it stunk but its smell wasn't that bad.

Full Review… | March 16, 2009
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Colorful but cardboard costumer.

jay nixon

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