PG-13 | | Action, Adventure, Fantasy
A young fugitive Prince and Princess must stop a villain who unknowingly threatens to destroy the world with a special dagger that enables the magic sand inside to reverse time.
In February 2008, Iranian star Golshifteh Farahani was invited to do a screentest in London along with Gemma Arterton for the role of Tamina, but she was arrested at the airport by the Iranian authorities and banned from leaving the country for six months, because she had played a role in Ridley Scott's Body of Lies (2008).
Long ago in a land far away, there once rose an empire that stretched from the steppes of China to the shores of the Mediterranean. That empire was Persia. Fierce in battle, wise in victory. Where the Persian sword went, order followed. The Persian ...
The architecture in the film is post Islam architecture, and does not fit to the era of the film, especially the palace in Alamut that looks like a mosque with 4 minarets.
£1,371,066 (UK) (23 May 2010)
$90,759,676 (USA) (23 September 2010)