The Kingdom

The Kingdom
  • 2007
  • US
  • 1h 49min
  • 15
  • Directed by: Peter Berg
  • Written by: Matthew Michael Carnahan
  • Cast: Jamie Foxx, Ashraf Barhom, Chris Cooper, Jennifer Garner, Jason Bateman, Kyle Chandler, Richard Jenkins, Jeremy Piven, Ali Suliman
  • Language: English, Arabic
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A team of US government agents is sent to investigate the bombing of an American facility in Saudi Arabia. Setting itself up as a serious political drama, 'The Kingdom' turns out to be an exercise in anti-Middle East propaganda in which the extremist 'faction' turns out to include seemingly every Saudi in the country. Even the action sequences are boring.

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The Kingdom

4 Oct 20071 star

The Kingdom of the title is a reference to Saudi Arabia. A potted history in the opening credits boils down everything that’s ever happened to the country to oil or the United States. America, we are reminded, is the number one oil consumer in the world…

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