7 Famous Movies Shot in Dubai

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Syriana (2005) - Prime Video

This Oscar winning political thriller with George Clooney and Matt Damon was filmed in Dubai, specifically the vast shots of the desert that were beautifully captured.

Welcome (2007) - JioCinema

This cult classic Anees Bazmee film was shot in Dubai to portray the luxurious lifestyle of characters, with Nana Patekar's character throwing a party at the Grand Hyatt Hotel, Dubai.

Partner (2007) - JioCinema

A major chunk of this David Dhawan film was filmed in Dubai, displaying the spectacular sights of the city in fully glory.

Mission Impossible: Ghost Protocol (2011) - Netflix

The famous scene of Tom Cruise climbing the Burj Khalifa has become known as the Mission Impossible Dubai stunt, going down in the history books of action movies.

Happy New Year (2014) - Netflix

This Shah Rukh Khan led family entertainer was filmed in Atlantis, the Palm - Dubai's most iconic and prestigious resort.

Star Trek Beyond (2016) - JioCinema

Dubai's futuristic vibes made it the perfect backdrop for the most recent Star Trek film featuring Chris Pine, with parts of Dubai depicting the fictional base of Yorktown.

Saaho (2019) - Netflix

This pan-Indian action thriller starring Prabhas in the titular role was simultaneously filmed in Telugu and Hindi, with major action sequences shot in Dubai.