Omar Sharif (1932–2015)

Actor | Soundtrack | Writer
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KNOWN FOR 
Doctor Zhivago (1965) | Lawrence of Arabia (1962) | Hidalgo (2004)
AWARDS 
Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 11 wins & 4 nominations More »
AKA 
Omar Cherif | Omar Shariff
BORN 
Apr 10, 1932 (died Jul 10, 2015)
HEIGHT 
5' 11" (1.80m)

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Past Film & Video (93 titles)YEARBUDGETDOMESTIC / WORLDWIDE
Past Television (31 titles)YEAREPISODE COUNT
  • Primary photo for A Night at the Movies: The Gigantic World of EpicsA Night at the Movies: The Gigantic World of Epics (TV Movie) Himself - Interviewee, Special Thanks  Less 2009
  • Primary photo for The Last TemplarThe Last Templar (TV Mini-series) Konstantine ( 2 episodes, 2009 )  Less 2009 2
  • Primary photo for Hanan Wa HaneenHanan Wa Haneen (TV Mini-series) Raouf ( 9 episodes, 2007 )  Less 2007 9
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  • Primary photo for The Crown PrinceThe Crown Prince (TV Movie) Hans Canon  Less 2006
  • Primary photo for The Ten CommandmentsThe Ten Commandments (TV Mini-series) Jethro ( 2 episodes, 2006 )  Less 2006 2
  • Primary photo for Imperium: Saint PeterImperium: Saint Peter (TV Movie) San Pietro  Less 2005
  • Primary photo for The Search for Eternal EgyptThe Search for Eternal Egypt (TV Movie) Narrator  Less 2005
  • Primary photo for Petits mythes urbainsPetits mythes urbains (TV Series) Le chauffeur de taxi ( 22 episodes, 2003–2004 )  Less 2003–2004 22
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  • Primary photo for True OriginalsTrue Originals (TV Series) Special Thanks ( 1 episode, 2002 )  Less 2002 1
  • Primary photo for Shaka Zulu: The CitadelShaka Zulu: The Citadel (TV Movie) The King  Less 2001
  • Primary photo for Catherine the GreatCatherine the Great (TV Movie) Razumovsky  Less 1996
  • Primary photo for Gulliver's TravelsGulliver's Travels (TV Mini-series) The Sorcerer ( 1 episode, 1996 )  Less 1996 1
  • Primary photo for Red EagleRed Eagle (TV Movie) Safar Khan  Less 1994
  • Primary photo for MayrigMayrig (TV Mini-series) Hagop ( 2 episodes, 1993 )  Less 1993 2
  • Primary photo for Mrs. 'Arris Goes to ParisMrs. 'Arris Goes to Paris (TV Movie) Marquis Hippolite  Less 1992
  • Primary photo for Memories of MidnightMemories of Midnight (TV Movie) Constantin Demiris  Less 1991
  • Primary photo for Desert LawDesert Law (TV Mini-series) Emir Beni-Zair  Less 1991– 
  • Primary photo for Le roi de PatagonieLe roi de Patagonie (TV Mini-series) Le consul d'Aninot / Le Consul d'Aninot ( 4 episodes, 1990 )  Less 1990 4
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  • Primary photo for Quattro piccole donneQuattro piccole donne (TV Series) Actor  Less 1989– 
  • Primary photo for Grand LarcenyGrand Larceny (TV Movie) Rashid Saud  Less 1987
  • Primary photo for Anastasia: The Mystery of AnnaAnastasia: The Mystery of Anna (TV Movie) Czar Nicholas II  Less 1986
  • Primary photo for The Mind of David BerglasThe Mind of David Berglas (TV Series) Actor ( 1 episode, 1986 )  Less 1986 1
  • Primary photo for HaremHarem (TV Movie) Sultan Hassan  Less 1986
  • Primary photo for Peter the GreatPeter the Great (TV Mini-series) Prince Feodor Romodanovsky ( 4 episodes, 1986 )  Less 1986 4
    • Part IV (Feb 5, 1986) Prince Feodor Romodanovsky  Less
    • Episode #1.3 (Feb 4, 1986) Prince Feodor Romodanovsky  Less
    • Pt II (Feb 3, 1986) Prince Feodor Romodanovsky  Less
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  • Primary photo for Edge of the WindEdge of the Wind (TV Movie) McCorquodale  Less 1985
  • Primary photo for Vicious CircleVicious Circle (TV Movie) Garcin  Less 1985
  • Primary photo for The Far PavilionsThe Far Pavilions (TV Mini-series) Koda Dad ( 3 episodes, 1984 )  Less 1984 3
  • Primary photo for La MartingaleLa Martingale (TV Movie) Alex Joski  Less 1983
  • Primary photo for Numéro 1Numéro 1 (TV Series) Performer ("You Are Woman, I Am Man") ( 1 episode, 1981 ) , Himself - Host ( 1 episode, 1981 )  Less 1981 1
    • Omar Sharif (Jun 6, 1981) Himself - Host, Performer ("You Are Woman, I Am Man")  Less
  • Primary photo for Pleasure PalacePleasure Palace (TV Movie) Louie Lefevre  Less 1980
  • Primary photo for L'île mystérieuseL'île mystérieuse (TV Mini-series) Le capitaine Nemo ( 6 episodes, 1973 )  Less 1973 6
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Self (113 titles)YEARBUDGETDOMESTIC / WORLDWIDE
  • Primary photo for Omar Sharif's TributeOmar Sharif's Tribute (Short) Self  Less 2015
  • Primary photo for Stardust Hollywood - Sternenstaub und GötterweltenStardust Hollywood - Sternenstaub und Götterwelten (TV Movie) Himself  Less 2013
  • Primary photo for A la recherche des Mangeurs de MortsA la recherche des Mangeurs de Morts (Video) Himself  Less 2011
  • Primary photo for ImagineImagine (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 2011 )  Less 2011
  • Primary photo for Chasing MummiesChasing Mummies (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 2010 )  Less 2010
    • Bats (Sep 1, 2010) Himself  Less
  • Primary photo for La traversée du miroirLa traversée du miroir (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 2010 )  Less 2010
  • Primary photo for CinémasCinémas (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 2010 )  Less 2010
  • Primary photo for Dancing with the StarsDancing with the Stars (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 2010 )  Less 2010
  • Primary photo for Días de cineDías de cine (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 2009 )  Less 2009
  • Primary photo for La traversée du désirLa traversée du désir Himself  Less 2009
  • Primary photo for Séries expressSéries express (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 2009 )  Less 2009
  • Primary photo for Il était une fois...Il était une fois... (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 2008 )  Less 2008
  • Primary photo for In the Tracks of Maurice JarreIn the Tracks of Maurice Jarre (TV Movie) Himself  Less 2007
  • Primary photo for British Film ForeverBritish Film Forever (TV Mini-series) Himself ( 1 episode, 2007 )  Less 2007
  • Primary photo for Greatest Ever Romantic MoviesGreatest Ever Romantic Movies (TV Movie) Himself  Less 2007
  • Primary photo for Fred Zinnemann - Der Mann, der 'High Noon' machteFred Zinnemann - Der Mann, der 'High Noon' machte (TV Movie) Himself  Less 2007
  • Primary photo for Corazón de...Corazón de... (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 2006 )  Less 2006
  • Primary photo for Sfuoco su di meSfuoco su di me (Video) Himself  Less 2006
  • Primary photo for Tavis SmileyTavis Smiley (TV Series) Himself - Guest ( 1 episode, 2005 )  Less 2005
  • Primary photo for La méthode CauetLa méthode Cauet (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 2005 )  Less 2005
  • Primary photo for Double jeDouble je (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 2004 )  Less 2004
  • Primary photo for Ombre et lumièreOmbre et lumière (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 2004 )  Less 2004
  • Primary photo for Friday Night with Jonathan RossFriday Night with Jonathan Ross (TV Series) Himself - Guest ( 1 episode, 2004 )  Less 2004
  • Primary photo for Comme au cinémaComme au cinéma (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 2004 )  Less 2004
  • Primary photo for On ne peut pas plaire à tout le mondeOn ne peut pas plaire à tout le monde (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 2004 )  Less 2004
  • Primary photo for La nuit des CésarsLa nuit des Césars (TV Series) Himself ( 2 episodes, 1980–2004 )  Less 1980–2004
  • Primary photo for Hollywood LegendenHollywood Legenden (TV Movie) Himself  Less 2004
  • Primary photo for The 100 Greatest MusicalsThe 100 Greatest Musicals (TV Movie) Himself  Less 2003
  • Primary photo for Vivement dimancheVivement dimanche (TV Series) Himself / Himself - Main Guest ( 2 episodes, 2003 )  Less 2003
  • Primary photo for Tout le monde en parleTout le monde en parle (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 2003 )  Less 2003
  • Primary photo for Vivement dimanche prochainVivement dimanche prochain (TV Series) Himself - Main Guest ( 1 episode, 2003 )  Less 2003
  • Primary photo for 75 Years of the Academy Awards: An Unofficial History75 Years of the Academy Awards: An Unofficial History (TV Special) Himself - Interviewee  Less 2003
  • Primary photo for Building the Great PyramidBuilding the Great Pyramid (TV Movie) Nakht (voice)  Less 2002
  • Primary photo for Omar Sharif BridgeOmar Sharif Bridge (Video Game) Himself - Host  Less 2002
  • Primary photo for LegendsLegends (TV Series) Himself  Less 2000–2002
  • Primary photo for The 100 Greatest FilmsThe 100 Greatest Films (TV Movie) Himself  Less 2001
  • Primary photo for Bridges of HopeBridges of Hope (TV Series) Himself  Less 2001
  • Primary photo for The Making of 'Lawrence of Arabia'The Making of 'Lawrence of Arabia' (Video) Himself  Less 2000
  • Primary photo for Cleopatra's PalaceCleopatra's Palace (TV Movie) Narrator  Less 1998
  • Primary photo for Umm KulthumUmm Kulthum Narrator (voice)  Less 1996
  • Primary photo for Bridge Deluxe II with Omar SharifBridge Deluxe II with Omar Sharif (Video Game) Himself - Host  Less 1996
  • Primary photo for Lights, Camera, Action!: A Century of the CinemaLights, Camera, Action!: A Century of the Cinema (TV Mini-series) Himself ( 3 episodes, 1996 )  Less 1996
  • Primary photo for Especial humor: Vaya... y vueltaEspecial humor: Vaya... y vuelta (TV Movie) Himself  Less 1996
  • Primary photo for ParabénsParabéns (TV Series) Himself / Guest  Less 1992–1996
  • Primary photo for Lebanon... Imprisoned SplendourLebanon... Imprisoned Splendour Himself  Less 1996
  • Primary photo for 'Doctor Zhivago': The Making of a Russian Epic'Doctor Zhivago': The Making of a Russian Epic (TV Special) Himself - Host / Narrator  Less 1995
  • Primary photo for Aquí no hay quien duermaAquí no hay quien duerma (TV Series) Himself - Guest ( 1 episode, 1995 )  Less 1995
  • Primary photo for The Tonight Show with Jay LenoThe Tonight Show with Jay Leno (TV Series) Himself - Guest ( 1 episode, 1995 )  Less 1995
  • Primary photo for ¿Qué apostamos?¿Qué apostamos? (TV Series) Himself - Guest ( 1 episode, 1995 )  Less 1995
  • Primary photo for Vaya nochecitaVaya nochecita (TV Series) Himself - Guest ( 1 episode, 1995 )  Less 1995
  • Primary photo for Clive James' Postcard from...Clive James' Postcard from... (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1993 )  Less 1993
    • Cairo (Nov 21, 1993) Himself  Less
  • Primary photo for Encantada de la vidaEncantada de la vida (TV Series) Himself - Guest ( 1 episode, 1993 )  Less 1993
  • Primary photo for Querida ConchaQuerida Concha (TV Series) Himself - Guest ( 1 episode, 1993 )  Less 1993
  • Primary photo for Bridge Champion with Omar SharifBridge Champion with Omar Sharif (Video Game) Himself - Host  Less 1993
  • Primary photo for Bridge Deluxe with Omar SharifBridge Deluxe with Omar Sharif (Video Game) Himself  Less 1993
  • Primary photo for Omar Sharif on BridgeOmar Sharif on Bridge (Video Game) Himself - Host  Less 1992
  • Primary photo for Jonathan Ross Presents for One Week Only: Alejandro JodorowskyJonathan Ross Presents for One Week Only: Alejandro Jodorowsky (TV Movie) Himself  Less 1991
  • Primary photo for AFI Life Achievement Award: A Tribute to David LeanAFI Life Achievement Award: A Tribute to David Lean (TV Special) Himself  Less 1990
  • Primary photo for This Is Your LifeThis Is Your Life (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1989 )  Less 1989
  • Primary photo for The Pat Sajak ShowThe Pat Sajak Show (TV Series) Himself - Guest ( 1 episode, 1989 )  Less 1989
  • Primary photo for Gran premio internazionale della TVGran premio internazionale della TV (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1988 )  Less 1988
  • Primary photo for Le divanLe divan (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1988 )  Less 1988
  • Primary photo for Àngel Casas ShowÀngel Casas Show (TV Series) Himself - Guest ( 1 episode, 1988 )  Less 1988
  • Primary photo for Sacrée soiréeSacrée soirée (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1988 )  Less 1988
  • Primary photo for Raffaella Carrá ShowRaffaella Carrá Show (TV Series) Himself  Less 1988
  • Primary photo for Mysteries of the PyramidsMysteries of the Pyramids (Video) Himself - Host  Less 1988
  • Primary photo for Land der BergeLand der Berge (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1987 )  Less 1987
  • Primary photo for Bob Hope's Royal Command Performance from SwedenBob Hope's Royal Command Performance from Sweden (TV Movie) Himself  Less 1986
  • Primary photo for C'est encore mieux l'après-midiC'est encore mieux l'après-midi (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1986 )  Less 1986
  • Primary photo for Hour MagazineHour Magazine (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1986 )  Less 1986
  • Primary photo for Aspel & CompanyAspel & Company (TV Series) Himself - Guest ( 1 episode, 1986 )  Less 1986
  • Primary photo for The South Bank ShowThe South Bank Show (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1985 )  Less 1985
  • Primary photo for Champs-ElyséesChamps-Elysées (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1984 )  Less 1984
  • Primary photo for Mardi cinémaMardi cinéma (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1984 )  Less 1984
  • Primary photo for Numéro 1Numéro 1 (TV Series) Himself / Himself - Host ( 4 episodes, 1978–1981 )  Less 1978–1981
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  • Primary photo for StarsStars (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1980 )  Less 1980
  • Primary photo for The Tonight Show Starring Johnny CarsonThe Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson (TV Series) Himself - Guest ( 3 episodes, 1965–1980 )  Less 1965–1980
  • Primary photo for Benji at WorkBenji at Work (TV Short) Himself  Less 1980
  • Primary photo for The Stanley Siegel ShowThe Stanley Siegel Show (TV Series) Himself  Less 1975–1980
  • Primary photo for The Mike Douglas ShowThe Mike Douglas Show (TV Series) Himself - Guest / Himself / Himself - Actor ( 5 episodes, 1970–1979 )  Less 1970–1979
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  • Primary photo for Over EasyOver Easy (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1978 )  Less 1978
  • Primary photo for Good Morning AmericaGood Morning America (TV Series) Himself - Guest ( 1 episode, 1978 )  Less 1978
  • Primary photo for The Jim Nabors ShowThe Jim Nabors Show (TV Series) Himself - Guest ( 1 episode, 1978 )  Less 1978
  • Primary photo for The Phil Donahue ShowThe Phil Donahue Show (TV Series) Himself - Guest ( 1 episode, 1977 )  Less 1977
  • Primary photo for The Stars Salute America's Greatest MoviesThe Stars Salute America's Greatest Movies (TV Special) Himself - Presenter  Less 1977
  • Primary photo for Mysteries of the Great PyramidMysteries of the Great Pyramid (TV Movie) Himself - Host  Less 1977
  • Primary photo for Saturday Night at the MillSaturday Night at the Mill (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1977 )  Less 1977
  • Primary photo for The British Academy AwardsThe British Academy Awards (TV Movie) Himself - Presenter: Best Actress  Less 1977
  • Primary photo for V.I.P.-SchaukelV.I.P.-Schaukel (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1974 )  Less 1974
  • Primary photo for Glen Campbell: The Campbells Are ComingGlen Campbell: The Campbells Are Coming (TV Special) Himself  Less 1974
  • Primary photo for Cadet RousselleCadet Rousselle (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1971 )  Less 1971
  • Primary photo for The David Frost ShowThe David Frost Show (TV Series) Himself - Guest ( 1 episode, 1971 )  Less 1971
  • Primary photo for Show Petula ClarkShow Petula Clark (TV Movie) Himself  Less 1971
  • Primary photo for Gala de l'unionGala de l'union (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1971 )  Less 1971
  • Primary photo for Samedi soirSamedi soir (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1971 )  Less 1971
  • Primary photo for DellaDella (TV Series) Himself - Guest ( 1 episode, 1970 )  Less 1970
  • Primary photo for The Festival GameThe Festival Game Self  Less 1970
  • Primary photo for Dee TimeDee Time (TV Series) Himself ( 2 episodes, 1969 )  Less 1969
  • Primary photo for Girl TalkGirl Talk (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1969 )  Less 1969
  • Primary photo for Die DrehscheibeDie Drehscheibe (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1969 )  Less 1969
  • Primary photo for Sophia: A Self-PortraitSophia: A Self-Portrait (TV Movie) Himself  Less 1968
  • Primary photo for The Joey Bishop ShowThe Joey Bishop Show (TV Series) Himself - Guest ( 2 episodes, 1967–1968 )  Less 1967–1968
  • Primary photo for This Is StreisandThis Is Streisand (Short) Himself / Nicky Arnstein  Less 1968
  • Primary photo for Vienna: The Years RememberedVienna: The Years Remembered (Short) Himself (uncredited)  Less 1968
  • Primary photo for The 39th Annual Academy AwardsThe 39th Annual Academy Awards (TV Special) Himself - Co-Presenter: Best Cinematography  Less 1967
  • Primary photo for CinemaCinema (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1967 )  Less 1967
  • Primary photo for Zhivago: Behind the Camera with David LeanZhivago: Behind the Camera with David Lean (Short) Himself  Less 1966
  • Primary photo for I've Got a SecretI've Got a Secret (TV Series) Himself - Guest ( 1 episode, 1965 )  Less 1965
  • Primary photo for Moscow in MadridMoscow in Madrid (Short) Himself  Less 1965
  • Primary photo for PasternakPasternak (Short) Himself  Less 1965
  • Primary photo for CinépanoramaCinépanorama (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1963 )  Less 1963
  • Primary photo for The 35th Annual Academy AwardsThe 35th Annual Academy Awards (TV Special) Himself - Nominee  Less 1963
  • Primary photo for The 20th Annual Golden Globes AwardsThe 20th Annual Golden Globes Awards (TV Special) Himself - Winner: Most Promising Newcomer - Male and Winner: Best Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture  Less 1963
Archive Footage (21 titles)YEARBUDGETDOMESTIC / WORLDWIDE
  • Primary photo for Welcome to the BasementWelcome to the Basement (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 2016 )  Less 2016
    • The Conqueror (Apr 15, 2016) Himself (archive footage)  Less
  • Primary photo for The 88th Annual Academy AwardsThe 88th Annual Academy Awards (TV Special) Himself (Memorial Tribute) (archive footage)  Less 2016
  • Primary photo for 22nd Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards22nd Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards (TV Special) Himself - In Memoriam (archive footage)  Less 2016
  • Primary photo for Días de cineDías de cine (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 2015 )  Less 2015
  • Primary photo for Inside EditionInside Edition (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 2015 )  Less 2015
  • Primary photo for UniversumUniversum (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 2011 )  Less 2011
  • Primary photo for Moguls & Movie Stars: A History of HollywoodMoguls & Movie Stars: A History of Hollywood (TV Mini-series) Sherif Ali ( 1 episode, 2010 )  Less 2010
    • Fade Out, Fade In (Dec 13, 2010) Sherif Ali (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for 20 to 120 to 1 (TV Series) Yuri ( 1 episode, 2010 )  Less 2010
  • Primary photo for La tele de tu vidaLa tele de tu vida (TV Series) Prince Feodor Romodanovsky ( 1 episode, 2007 )  Less 2007
    • Episode #1.26 (Jul 6, 2007) Prince Feodor Romodanovsky (archive footage)  Less
  • Primary photo for Geraldine en EspañaGeraldine en España (TV Movie) Dr. Yuri Zhivago (archive footage)  Less 2006
  • Primary photo for Corazón de...Corazón de... (TV Series) Dr. Yuri Zhivago ( 1 episode, 2006 )  Less 2006
  • Primary photo for El MagacineEl Magacine (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 2005 )  Less 2005
  • Primary photo for Filmmakers vs. TycoonsFilmmakers vs. Tycoons Sherif Ali (in 'Lawrence of Arabia') (archive footage)  Less 2005
  • Primary photo for The Making of 'Lawrence of Arabia'The Making of 'Lawrence of Arabia' (Video) Himself (archive footage)  Less 2003
  • Primary photo for A Personal Journey with Martin Scorsese Through American MoviesA Personal Journey with Martin Scorsese Through American Movies (TV Movie) Sohamus, 'The Fall of the Roman Empire' (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 1995
  • Primary photo for 100 Years at the Movies100 Years at the Movies (TV Short) Himself (archive footage)  Less 1994
  • Primary photo for Northern ExposureNorthern Exposure (TV Series) Yuri ( 1 episode, 1991 )  Less 1991
    • War and Peace (May 13, 1991) Yuri (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for Margret Dünser, auf der Suche nach den BesonderenMargret Dünser, auf der Suche nach den Besonderen (TV Movie) Himself (archive footage)  Less 1981
  • Primary photo for Funny Girl to Funny LadyFunny Girl to Funny Lady (TV Special) Nick Arnstein (archive footage)  Less 1975
  • Primary photo for Lionpower from MGMLionpower from MGM (Short) Self (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 1967
  • Primary photo for The Car That Became a StarThe Car That Became a Star (Short) Davich (archive footage)  Less 1965
Domestic gross includes USA and Canada.

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