The Sheik
The Sheik (1921)

In this silent film, an English woman, Diana Mayo (Agnes Ayres), is kidnapped by the passionate and handsome Sheik Ahmed Ben Hassan (Rudolph Valentino). As Diana struggles to escape her captor, she is again taken hostage by a ruthless… More

Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: May 28, 1992
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Ken Hanke
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)

Landmark film that was never all that hot with a solution so jaw-droppingly racist that it's hard to believe.

Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

It's one of those films that should be seen by film buffs and those interested in films as history.

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Flixster Audience Score: 59% Flixster User Reviews
AJ Verser
A predictable romance drama, with some adventure. It's pretty good, but the ending was bad if you ask me, I didn't care for it, it was silly.
Marion Ravenwood
Overall I liked it, I thought that some of the scene ran long. I was like a 'Beauty and The Beast" story. I could see why women loved Valentino,… More
Byron Brubaker
Agnes Ayres as Diana Mayo was introduced as an adventurous Englishwoman, but in reality she spends most of the time cowering in cliched leading lady fashion.… More
Cinema Films
Rudolf Valentino died at the age of 31, he became a greater star than ever--or rather, something greater still than a star, a cult. There's no one quite… More