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The best movies to stream on STARZPLAY this Eid al-Adha

The long-awaited Eid al-Adha holiday is fast approaching and STARZPLAY, MENA region’s leading subscription video on demand (SVOD), has curated an incredible line up of blockbuster cinema featuring Hollywood’s biggest superstars.

Those looking for a quiet time at home with family and friends, STARZPLAY is offering the best movie blockbusters for cinema lovers. From American mystery and romantic comedy, to spy-thriller and action movies, there is something in it for everyone! Celebrate Eid al-Adha with STARZPLAY and binge watch these amazing films from the comfort and safety of your homes, anytime, anywhere and from any device.

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Here’s a look at STARZPLAY’s Eid content roster:

The Gentleman

Directed by Guy Ritchie, follow the story of an American expat who tries to sell off his highly profitable empire in London. When word gets out that he’s looking to cash out of the business, it soon triggers an elaborate number of plots, schemes, bribery and blackmail from shady characters who want to steal his domain out from under him.

Knives Out

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This 2019 American mystery film, written and directed by Rian Johnson, follows a master detective investigating the death of the patriarch of a wealthy, eccentric family. The circumstances surrounding the death are mysterious, but there’s one thing Detective Benoit Blanc knows for sure, everyone in the wildly dysfunctional family is a suspect. Now, Blanc must sift through a web of lies and red herrings to uncover the truth. Watch the trailer here.

Long Shot

This American romantic comedy film is directed by Jonathan Levine and written by Dan Sterling. The plot follows Fred Flarsky, a gifted and free-spirited journalist who has a knack for getting into trouble. Charlotte Field is one of the most influential women in the world – a smart, sophisticated and accomplished politician. When Fred unexpectedly runs into Charlotte, he soon realizes that she was his former baby sitter and childhood crush. When Charlotte decides to make a run for the presidency, she impulsively hires Fred as her speechwriter – much to the dismay of her trusted advisers.Watch the trailer here.

Anna

A 2019 action packed, spy-thriller film written, produced and directed by Luc Besson. The story follows a Russian beauty Anna Poliatova who has been the victim of domestic abuse and is desperate to escape the life she is trapped in. In a twist of fate, Anna reluctantly accepts an offer by KGB officer and becomes one of the most feared assassins in the world. Watch the trailer here.

Blindspotting – The Movie

Blindspotting is a 2018 American comedy-drama film written by, produced by and starring Daveed Diggs and Rafael Casal. The plot features an ex-con who tries to finish out his year-long probation when he witnesses a brutal police shooting. The incident starts to haunt him and ultimately forces him to re-examine his relationship with his best friend, a man who is known to be reckless and ill-tempered. Watch the trailer here.

The Courier

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Director Dominic Cooke and screenwriter Tom O’Connor tell the “based on true events” story of a British businessman, unwittingly recruited into one of the greatest international conflicts in history. Forming an unlikely partnership with a Soviet officer hoping to prevent a nuclear confrontation, the two men work together to provide the crucial intelligence used to defuse the Cuban Missile Crisis. Watch the trailer here.

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Kill Chain

Kill Chain is a 2019 American action thriller film written and directed by Ken Sanzel. It stars Nicolas Cage as a mercenary-turned-hotel owner in Colombia. The story follows a hotel room shootout between two assassins, which kicks off a long night of murder, betrayal and revenge. Watch the trailer here.

Master Z

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After being defeated by Ip Man, Cheung Tin-chi lives a depressed life moonlighting as a mercenary before leaving behind the world of martial arts and opening a grocery store. He tries to lead a normal life in Hong Kong with his son but it’s not long until triad leaders draw him back into fighting. He is soon up against a gang leader who’s trying to go legit (Michelle Yeoh) and a Western restaurateur with a secret (Dave Bautista) among others. Watch the trailer here.

The Poison Rose

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A star-studded thriller, this 2019 American film stars John Travolta and Morgan Freeman. A down-on-his-luck PI reluctantly takes a case in his Texas hometown, only to discover his ex’s daughter at the center of a high-profile murder. He is then drawn into a complex interwoven web of crimes, suspects and dead bodies. Watch the trailer here.

The Spy Who Dumped Me

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Best friends Audrey and Morgan are going about their humdrum lives in Los Angeles until Audrey’s ex-boyfriend suddenly shows up with a team of deadly assassins on his trail. Unexpectedly thrust into an international conspiracy, the pair soon find themselves dodging killers and a suspicious British agent while hatching a plan to save the world. Watch the trailer here.

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With thousands of hours of premium content including blockbuster movies,  exclusive TV showskids content and Arabic series, STARZPLAY is today the number one player in the MENA region. The service is available in 20 countries across the Middle East, North Africa and Pakistan for fans to enjoy quality content anytime, anywhere and from any device.

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