Sahara is a 2005 American action thriller film directed by Breck Eisner and produced by Stephanie Austin, Howard Baldwin, Karen Baldwin and Mace Neufeld.  The screenplay was written by Thomas Dean Donnelly, Joshua Oppenheimer, John C. Richards and James V. Hart and is based on the best-selling book of the same name by Clive Cussler.

Sahara Movie Poster | Matthew McConaughey | Penelope Cruz | Steve Zahn | William H. Macy | Lambert Wilson | Rainn Wilson | Lennie James | Delroy Lindo | Glynn Turman | 2005
Sahara Movie Poster

Rated:  PG-13 (movie contains action violence)
Run Time:  2h 4min
Release Date:  April 8, 2015 (USA)
Genre:  Action, Thriller, Drama, Comedy, Adventure
Director:  Breck Eisner
Studio:  Paramount Pictures




Sahara stars Matthew McConaughey, Penelope Cruz, Steve Zahn, William H. Macy, Lambert Wilson, Rainn Wilson, Lennie James, Delroy Lindo and Glynn Turman.

Sahara is the story of Dirk Pitt (Matthew McConaughey who works for the National Underwater and Marine Agency.

Movie Quotes

“I am so tired of being shot at!” – Al Giordino 
“Don’t worry.  It’s Africa.  Nobody cares about Africa.” – General Zateb Kazim

“Hey, you know my dad collected ancient coins, from Rome, China, Siam, Persia… somehow they all ended up in a shoe box in New Jersey.” – Al Giordino

“But I was hoping to meet a girl on the Australian trip!” – Rudi Gunn

Official Movie Trailer

Movie Stars

Matthew McConaughey as Dirk Pitt

Penelope Cruz as Eva Rojas

Steve Zahn as Al Giordino

William H. Macy as Retired Admiral James Sandecker

Lambert Wilson as Yves Massarde

Rainn Wilson as Rudi Gunn

Lennie James as General Zateb Kazim

Delroy Lindo as Carl

Glynn Turman as Dr. Frank Hopper