The Son of the Shiek
The Son of the Shiek (1926)

The Son of the Sheik, Rudolph Valentino's last film, may well be his best. A sequel to (and vast improvement upon) Valentino's 1922 blockbuster The Sheik, the 1926 film casts the legendary Latin Lover in the dual role of the… More

Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: September 5, 1926
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Critic Score: 71% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

It dated badly, but is worth seeing as an historical curio that shows how far we have come and far we must still go to overcome our stereotyped conceptions of Arabs.

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Michael W. Phillips, Jr.
Goatdog's Movies

The film as a whole was entertaining and fun.

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Ken Hanke
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)

Engaging nonsense full of sex, homoeroticism, a little S&M and much derring-do%u2014but it's all nonsense that shows why Valentino is a legend.

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Bob Bloom
Journal and Courier (Lafayette, IN)

Silly, hammy, Valentino was never much of an actor

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Lauren Donis
Eh it was ok. Nothing special about it, but it didn't bore me as most other silents do.