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  • Ishtar (1987)
  • PG-13
    107 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy
Ishtar (1987)
PG-13
107 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

Two terrible lounge singers get booked to play a gig in a Moroccan hotel but somehow become pawns in an international power play between the C.I.A., the Emir of Ishtar, and the rebels trying to overthrow his regime.
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Vittorio Storaro (photography)
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Release date
May 15, 1987 (United States)

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60 cast members
Name Known for
Warren Beatty
Lyle Rogers Lyle Rogers   See fewer
Dustin Hoffman
Chuck Clarke Chuck Clarke   See fewer
Isabelle Adjani
Shirra Assel Shirra Assel   See fewer
Charles Grodin
Jim Harrison Jim Harrison   See fewer
Jack Weston
Marty Freed Marty Freed   See fewer
Carol Kane
Carol Carol   See fewer
Aharon Ipalé
Emir Yousef Emir Yousef   See fewer
Fijad Hageb
Abdul (as Fuad Hageb) Abdul (as Fuad Hageb)   See fewer
David Margulies
Mr. Clarke Mr. Clarke   See fewer
Rose Arrick
Mrs. Clarke Mrs. Clarke   See fewer
Julie Garfield
Dorothy Dorothy   See fewer
Cristine Rose
Siri Darma (as Christine Rose) Siri Darma (as Christine Rose)   See fewer
Robert V. Girolami
Bartender (as Bob Girolami) Bartender (as Bob Girolami)   See fewer
Abe Kroll
Mr. Thomopoulos Mr. Thomopoulos   See fewer
Hannah Kroll
Mrs. Thomopoulos Mrs. Thomopoulos   See fewer
Herb Gardner
Rabbi Pierce Rabbi Pierce   See fewer
Bill Moor
U.S. Consul U.S. Consul   See fewer
Edgar Smith
Prof. Barnes Prof. Barnes   See fewer
Bill Bailey
Gen. Westlake Gen. Westlake   See fewer
Ian Gray
Manager Chez Casablanca Manager Chez Casablanca   See fewer
Maati Zaari
Porter Porter   See fewer
Larbi Bouhaddane
Taxi Driver (as Bouhaddane Larbi) Taxi Driver (as Bouhaddane Larbi)   See fewer
Fred Melamed
Caid of Assari Caid of Assari   See fewer
Ron Berglas
CIA Agent (as Ron Berglass) CIA Agent (as Ron Berglass)   See fewer
Neil Zevnik
CIA Agent CIA Agent   See fewer
Matt Frewer
CIA Agent CIA Agent   See fewer
Alex Hyde-White
CIA Agent (as Alex Hyde White) CIA Agent (as Alex Hyde White)   See fewer
Stefan Gryff
KGB Agent KGB Agent   See fewer
Alexei Jawdokimov
KGB Agent (as Alexei Jawdocimov) KGB Agent (as Alexei Jawdocimov)   See fewer
Aziz Ben Driss
Waiter Chez Casablanca Waiter Chez Casablanca   See fewer
Kamarr
Maitre D'Chez Casablanca Maitre D'Chez Casablanca   See fewer
Eddy Nedari
Mohamad. the Camel Seller Mohamad. the Camel Seller   See fewer
Nayef Rashed
Mohamad. the Camel Seller (as Adam Hussein) Mohamad. the Camel Seller (as Adam Hussein)   See fewer
George Masri
Mohamad. the Camel Seller Mohamad. the Camel Seller   See fewer
Warren Clarke
English Gunrunner English Gunrunner   See fewer
Arthur Brauss
German Gunrunner German Gunrunner   See fewer
Sumar Khan
Ishtari Gunrunner Ishtari Gunrunner   See fewer
Jon Paul Morgan
Djellabah Seller Djellabah Seller   See fewer
Nadim Sawalha
Rug Shop Owner / Camel Seller Rug Shop Owner / Camel Seller   See fewer
Haluk Bilginer
Guerrilla leader (as Haluk Belginer) Guerrilla leader (as Haluk Belginer)   See fewer
Mark Ryan
Screamin' Honkers Screamin' Honkers   See fewer
Stuart Abramson
Screamin' Honkers Screamin' Honkers   See fewer
John Freudenheim
Screamin' Honkers Screamin' Honkers   See fewer
Bruce Gordon
Screamin' Honkers Screamin' Honkers   See fewer
Paul Standig
The Swing The Swing   See fewer
Joseph Gmerek
The Swing The Swing   See fewer
John Trumpbour
The Swing The Swing   See fewer
Marie Jean-Charles
Teacher's Daughters Teacher's Daughters   See fewer
Patrice Jean-Charles
Teacher's Daughters Teacher's Daughters   See fewer
Danielle Jean-Charles
Teacher's Daughters Teacher's Daughters   See fewer
Dylan Baker
Aghast Nightclub Patron (uncredited) Aghast Nightclub Patron (uncredited)   See fewer
Ahmed Boulane
Guerilla (uncredited) Guerilla (uncredited)   See fewer
Jon Hayden
Bar Patron (uncredited) Bar Patron (uncredited)   See fewer
Tony D. Head
Street Person (uncredited) Street Person (uncredited)   See fewer
Frank Patton III
Rescue Cop (uncredited) Rescue Cop (uncredited)   See fewer
Cliff Taylor
CIA Agent (uncredited) CIA Agent (uncredited)   See fewer
Michael Vaccaro
Marty Freed's assistant (uncredited) Marty Freed's assistant (uncredited)   See fewer
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