Staying in this National Day weekend?STARZPLAY, ranked consistently among the region’s top three subscription video on demand services, has got you covered. UAE dwellers looking to get into the patriotic spirit can tune into STARZPLAY to watch some thrilling films shot in the country.
Here are some of the best picks from STARZPLAY’s content library that are guaranteed to get you back to your roots.
Based on true events, this Emirati action-war film, directed by Pierre Morel, the director of Taken, takes place in 2018 when the United Arab Emirates Armed Forces soldiers based in Mocha are deployed on a mission and attacked by insurgent combatants. Al Kameen, which translates to ‘The Ambush’, features an all-Emirati lead cast and has been shot across familiar landmarks in Ras Al-Khaimah and the UAE.
The movie is based on a historical book written by His Highness Sheikh Dr. Sultan bin Muhammad Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah, titled Khorfakkan’s Resistance Against the Portuguese Invasion of September 1507, detailing the events that shaped the history of Sharjah and the region.
In this UAE-produced-and-shot Hollywood movie starring Tim Roth and Pierce Brosnan, modern-day Robin Hoods recruit an international thief to help them steal a cache of gold bars hidden underneath a prison. The film features a bunch of Abu Dhabi’s most fascinating landmarks across the city’s Corniche, from the Etihad Towers all the way to the Sheikh Zayed mosque and Emirates Palace.
In celebration of the occasion, STARZPLAY is offering UAE customers a one day only offer of 9.99 AED per month FOR LIFE on the entertainment or sports subscription packages.
With thousands of hours of premium content including the best western content, Arabic shows, Turkish favourites, anime, and live sports, STARZPLAY is available in 19 countries across the Middle East, North Africa, and Pakistan for fans to enjoy quality content anytime, anywhere, and from any device.