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Amr Waked is a Actor and Producer Egyptien born on 12 april 1973 at Cairo (Egypte)

Amr Waked

Amr Waked
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Nationality Egypte
Birth 12 april 1973 (51 years) at Cairo (Egypte)

Amr Waked (Arabic: عمرو واكد; born April 12, 1973) is an Egyptian film, television, and stage actor, known for his roles portraying Middle Eastern and Mediterranean characters. He is best known to international audiences and in Hollywood for his role in the 2005 film Syriana. Other prominent roles include the Yemeni Sheikh Muhammad in Salmon Fishing in the Yemen, and Pierre Del Rio in Luc Besson's Lucy.

Best films

Lucy (2014)
Syriana (2005)

Usually with

Luc Besson
Luc Besson
(1 films)
Patty Jenkins
Patty Jenkins
(1 films)
Hend Sabri
Hend Sabri
(3 films)
Source : Wikidata

Filmography of Amr Waked (18 films)

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Wonder Woman 1984
Directed by Patty Jenkins
Origin USA
Genres Fantasy, Action, Adventure
Themes Feminist films, Films based on mythology, Politique, Superhero films, Political films, Films based on Greco-Roman mythology
Actors Gal Gadot, Chris Pine, Kristen Wiig, Connie Nielsen, Robin Wright, Pedro Pascal
Roles Emir Said Bin Abydos
Rating54% 2.714242.714242.714242.714242.71424
En 1984, en pleine guerre froide, Diana Prince s'oppose à l'Union soviétique et affronte la redoutable Cheetah.
Geostorm (2017)
, 1h49
Directed by Dean Devlin
Origin USA
Genres Science fiction, Thriller, Action
Themes Space adventure films, Dans l'espace, Disaster films, American disaster films
Actors Gerard Butler, Abbie Cornish, Katheryn Winnick, Jim Sturgess, Ed Harris, Alexandra Maria Lara Claudia Paolina
Roles Ray Dussette
Rating53% 2.665422.665422.665422.665422.66542
As a man heads into space to prevent climate-controlling satellites from creating a storm of epic proportions, his brother discovers a plot to assassinate the president.
Solace (2015)
, 1h41
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Fantasy, Crime
Themes Medical-themed films, Psychologie, Serial killer films, Films about psychiatry
Actors Colin Farrell, Anthony Hopkins, Jeffrey Dean Morgan, Abbie Cornish, Marley Shelton, Matt Gerald
Roles Dussette
Rating63% 3.199943.199943.199943.199943.19994
A psychic doctor, John Clancy (Anthony Hopkins), works with an FBI special agent (Jeffrey Dean Morgan) in search of a serial killer (Colin Farrell).
Colt 45
Colt 45 (2014)
, 1h25
Directed by Fabrice Du Welz, Frédéric Forestier
Origin France
Genres Drama, Thriller, Action, Crime
Actors Gérard Lanvin, JoeyStarr, Simon Abkarian, Alice Taglioni, Amr Waked, Richard Sammel
Roles Baron
Rating57% 2.895212.895212.895212.895212.89521
Vincent, 22 ans, est instructeur de tir et armurier au sein de la Police nationale. En marge, solitaire, incompris, il refuse d'intégrer une brigade de terrain malgré ses compétences en armes et le parrainage du commandant Chavez.
Lucy (2014)
, 1h30
Directed by Luc Besson
Origin France
Genres Science fiction, Action
Themes Medical-themed films, Films about drugs, Superhero films
Actors Scarlett Johansson, Morgan Freeman, Analeigh Tipton, Choi Min-sik, Amr Waked, Pilou Asbæk
Roles Pierre Del Rio
Rating64% 3.2006453.2006453.2006453.2006453.200645
Lucy is a 25-year-old American woman living and studying in Taipei, Taiwan. She is tricked into working as a drug mule by her new boyfriend, whose employer, Mr. Jang, is a Korean mob boss and drug lord. Lucy delivers a briefcase to Mr. Jang containing a highly valuable synthetic drug called CPH4. After seeing her boyfriend shot and killed, she is captured. A bag of the drug is forcibly sewn into her abdomen and that of three other drug mules who will also transport the drug for sale in Europe. While Lucy is in captivity, one of her captors kicks her in the abdomen, breaking the bag and releasing a large quantity of the drug into her system. As a result, she begins acquiring increasingly enhanced physical and mental capabilities, such as telepathy, telekinesis, mental time travel, and the ability not to feel pain or other discomforts. She kills off her captors and escapes.
Flight of the Storks, 3h
Directed by Jan Kounen
Origin France
Genres Thriller, Action, Crime
Actors Harry Treadaway, Rutger Hauer, Clemens Schick, Perdita Weeks, Antoine Basler, Amr Waked
Roles Dr. Djuric
Rating52% 2.615742.615742.615742.615742.61574
Jonathan Anselme, a young English academic, teams up with Max Böhm, an amateur ornithologist, to follow storks on their migration from Switzerland to Africa. Max wants to find out why some birds never return from this journey. However, after Max is found dead in mysterious circumstances, Jonathan decides to make the trip alone, never suspecting that he will find himself caught up in an international web of intrigue. While the Swiss detective Dumaz investigates Max Böhm’s murky past, Jonathan is forced to confront his own troubled history. He uncovers a trail of grisly murders travelling through Bulgaria, Turkey, the Middle East, the Congo along the pathway of the migrating storks and their deadly secret.
Winter of Discontent, 1h36
Origin Egypte
Genres Drama, Historical
Actors Amr Waked
Roles Amr
Rating66% 3.3423853.3423853.3423853.3423853.342385
Trois histoires croisées, avec en arrière-plan la Révolution égyptienne de 2011 : l'histoire d'un officier de sécurité d’État, celle d'un présentateur de télévision entraîné au milieu des événements, et celle d'un ingénieur. Le film explore l'angoisse d'un peuple dont le pays a radicalement changé, dans une atmosphère de terreur et d'incertitude caractérisant les derniers jours de règne de Moubarak.
Winter of Discontent, 1h30
Origin Liban
Genres Drama
Actors Amr Waked
Roles Amr
Rating65% 3.2816353.2816353.2816353.2816353.281635
Venant de milieux différents à Beyrouth, trois personnages s'étaient croisés mais jamais rencontrés. Mais un seul incident va drastiquement bouleverser leurs vies par un enchaînement d'actions-réactions.
Salmon Fishing in the Yemen, 1h51
Directed by Lasse Hallström
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Drama, Comedy, Romantic comedy, Romance
Themes Films about animals, Medical-themed films, Seafaring films, Transport films, Films about psychiatry, Films about disabilities, Films about autism
Actors Ewan McGregor, Emily Blunt, Kristin Scott Thomas, Amr Waked, Rachael Stirling, Tom Mison
Roles Sheikh Muhammad
Rating67% 3.397513.397513.397513.397513.39751
Fisheries expert Alfred Jones (Ewan McGregor) receives an email from financial adviser Harriet Chetwode-Talbot (Emily Blunt), seeking advice on a project to bring salmon fishing to the Yemen—a project being bankrolled by a wealthy Yemeni sheikh. Alfred dismisses the project as "fundamentally unfeasible" because Yemen cannot provide the necessary environment for salmon. Meanwhile, the British Prime Minister's press secretary Patricia Maxwell (Kristin Scott Thomas) suggests the salmon fishing story to the Prime Minister's office as a positive story to help improve relations between Britain and the Islamic world.
Contagion (2011)
, 1h50
Directed by Steven Soderbergh
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Science fiction, Thriller, Social science fiction, Action
Themes La fin du monde, Films about computing, Medical-themed films, Post-apocalyptic films, Films about sexuality, Films about viral outbreaks, Catastrophe épidémiologique, Disaster films
Actors Marion Cotillard, Matt Damon, Laurence Fishburne, Jude Law, Gwyneth Paltrow, Kate Winslet
Roles Rafik (uncredited)
Rating67% 3.3985153.3985153.3985153.3985153.398515
Returning from a Hong Kong business trip, Beth Emhoff has a layover in Chicago to have sex with a former lover before returning to her family in suburban Minneapolis. She appears to have contracted a cold during her trip. Her six-year-old son from a previous marriage, Clark, also becomes symptomatic and is sent home from school. Beth's condition worsens and two days later she collapses with severe seizures. Her husband, Mitch, rushes her to the hospital, but she dies of an unknown cause.
18 Days
18 Days (2011)

Directed by Ahmad Abdalla, Marwan Hamed, Sherif Arafa
Genres Drama
Themes Political films
Actors Ahmed Helmy, Hend Sabri, Mona Zaki, Nahed El Sebai, Amr Waked, Asser Yassin
Roles Essam Maher Youssef
Rating73% 3.691443.691443.691443.691443.69144
Dix cinéastes, vingt comédiens, six écrivains, huit chefs opérateurs, huit ingénieurs son, cinq décorateurs, trois costumières, sept monteurs, trois sociétés de postproduction et une dizaine de techniciens ont tourné dans l’urgence, sans budget et de manière complètement bénévole, dix courts-métrages de fiction, autour de la révolution égyptienne du 25 janvier 2011.
The Father and the Foreigner, 1h50
Directed by Ricky Tognazzi
Origin Italie
Genres Drama
Actors Alessandro Gassmann, Amr Waked, Ksenia Rappoport, Leo Gullotta, Nadine Labaki, Mohamed Zouaoui
Roles Waid
Rating59% 2.9546552.9546552.9546552.9546552.954655
Diego (Alessandro Gassman), an employee from Rome with a disabled son, meets Walid (Amr Waked), a rich Syrian businessman whose son is also handicapped. From their shared suffering blooms quite an unusual friendship, and the two dads start spending time together at Turkish baths, luxury shopping sprees, and meeting a mysterious sister in law named Zaira (Nadine Labaki). With a private jet, they head to Syria to see the plot of land Walid purchased for his son. Once back from that short and rather unusual trip, the pain preventing Diego and his wife to enjoy some passionate moments starts fading away, while Walid disappears following terrorist allegations. Tailed by the Secret Service in a suffocating and ambiguous Rome, Diego sets out looking for the man, uncovering a shockingly sad truth.
The Traveller, 2h5
Genres Drama
Actors Omar Sharif, Khaled El nabawy, Amr Waked, Cyrine Abdelnour, Basma Hassan
Roles Fuad
Rating59% 2.9543252.9543252.9543252.9543252.954325
Three crucial days in a Hassan's life. First day. Autumn 1948, Port Said, Hassan's first day at work when he receives a telegram and decides to meet the beautiful and thrill-loving Nura by impersonating her long-distant fiance. Hassan manages both to reach the cruise ship on which she is travelling and to charm her, until he impatiently rapes her and then accidentally sets the ship on fire. Second Day. Autumn 1973. Alexandria of Egypt. Hassan is in the city to meet Nadia, Nura's daughter, who is mourning her brother who has just died in a seaside accident. Hassan soon comes to believe he is Nadia's father, and helps engineer her marriage to a halfwit hanger-on. Third Day. Autumn 2001, Cairo. Hassan meets Alì, Nadia's son where he observes numerous similarities with the young man.
The Aquarium, 1h30
Genres Drama
Actors Hend Sabri, Amr Waked, Gamil Ratib, Dorra Zarrouk, Asser Yassin
Roles Youssef
Rating61% 3.0538353.0538353.0538353.0538353.053835
Laila, portrayed by Hend Sabri, is a rather unhappy and lonely radio talk show host who listens to other people’s fantasies on her late night segment. Youssef, played by Amr Waked, is an anesthetist by day and an illegal abortion surgeon by night. The story begins with each character’s separate tale being told in parallel and the difficulties they face with society. The protagonists have one thing in common, loneliness. Perhaps a way to satisfy this, they both feed off the grief of others- Laila through her talk show and Youssef at his legal place of work. Genenet Al Asmak can be compared to a 48 hour walk in Laila and Amr's lives. From the issues faced in the household by Amr and his terminal father played by Gamil Ratib to Laila's occasional party-girl evenings with her friends, "a walk in their shoes" effect is established. The film ends with the two protagonists physically meeting in Egypt’s Grotto Gardens and realizing the loneliness they feel in each other.