My favorite Egyptian Movies

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1. El Mansy (1993)

Drama

The film is about a conflict between a corrupt and a despotic businessman who wants to abuse his secretary for bargaining with a wealthy dealer, and a poor, simple young man who meets this ... See full summary »

Director: Sharif Arafah | Stars: Adel Emam, Youssra, Salah Abdullah, Karam Motawie

Votes: 488

2. Hysteria (1996)

Comedy, Musical

Zain, a graduate of the Higher Institute of Music, lives with his mother, his brother Ramzi and his sister Houria, who suffers from living conditions after the death of their father 15 ... See full summary »

Director: Adel Adeeb | Stars: Sami El-Adl, Adel Adeeb, Abla Kamel, Sherif Mounir

Votes: 120

3. Escape (1991)

122 min | Action, Crime, Drama

After his discharge from prison , Mansor take his revenge and become hunted by the police.

Director: Atef El-Taieb | Stars: Ahmed Zaki, Salah Abdullah, Abu Bakr Ezzat, Abdulaziz Makhyoon

Votes: 537

4. Alexandria... Why? (1979)

Not Rated | 133 min | Drama

"Yahia", a young man living in the cosmopolitan Alexandria during World War II. Between his dreams, which up to Hollywood, and constraints of his life in the middle class, trying to be a ... See full summary »

Director: Youssef Chahine | Stars: Naglaa Fathi, Ahmed Zaki, Farid Shawqi, Mahmoud Al Meleji

Votes: 1,113

7. Love on the Pyramids Plateau (1986)

Drama, Romance

The film puts the lights on the struggle of youngsters to afford a proper life for marriage Through their small incomes,and the ordeal of finding a house in crowded cairo,so it follows a ... See full summary »

Director: Atef El-Taieb | Stars: Ahmed Zaki, Athar El-Hakim

Votes: 186

8. The Wife of an Important Man (1987)

115 min | Drama

When Mona marries the seemingly decent police officer Hisham, she finds out there is more into him than what he shows to the people.

Director: Mohamed Khan | Stars: Mervat Amin, Ahmed Zaki, Abdel Halim Hafez, Zizi Mustafa

Votes: 949

9. Date Wine (1998)

110 min | Drama

This film is an exploration of what happens to places in general, and people in particular, once the menfolk abandon an Egyptian village to investigate the greener-grass on the proverbial '... See full summary »

Director: Radwan El-Kashef | Stars: Hamdy Ahmed, Fayza Amasaib, Abla Kamel, Abdalla Mahmoud

Votes: 266

12. Kit Kat (1991)

129 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

Sheikh Hosny is a blind man who lives with his old mother and his frustrated son in the Kit Kat neighborhood. His son Youssef dreams of going to Europe to find work, and has a relationship ... See full summary »

Director: Daoud Abdel Sayed | Stars: Mahmoud Abdel Aziz, Sherif Mounir, Aida Riyad, Nagah El-Mogui

Votes: 1,611

13. Sawak al-utubis (1982)

107 min | Drama

Hassan is a bus driver and the only male sibling of five sisters, his father owns a workshop that got suspended due to taxes problems. Hassan tries to provide money before the workshop is sold on the auction.

Director: Atef El-Taieb | Stars: Mervat Amin, Almontaser Bellah, Nabila El Sayed, Nour El-Sherif

Votes: 324

14. Fares al-madina (1993)

115 min | Drama

a businessman tries to collect his dept (5million) to a big criminal in only five days.

Director: Mohamed Khan | Stars: Mahmood Hemaidah, Lucy, Abdulmoniem Aakef, Othman Abdul Menem

Votes: 44

15. Ahlam Hind we Kamilia (1988)

109 min | Drama, Romance

Follows the story of two lower-middle class women trying to survive with their dreams in 1980's Egypt.

Director: Mohamed Khan | Stars: Naglaa Fathi, Ahmed Zaki, Aida Riyad, Zeinab Abdo

Votes: 329

16. Awdat mowatin (1986)

Drama

Returning rich from the Gulf to find his brothers and sisters relationships falling apart.

Director: Mohamed Khan | Stars: Ahmed Abdelaziz, Mervat Amin, Hussien El Sherbiny, Yehia El-Fakharany

Votes: 80

17. El harrif (1983)

148 min | Drama, Sport

The life of a football player named Fares who goes through a lot of problems due to his lack of self-discipline with his divorced wife, job, sexual desires and football.

Director: Mohamed Khan | Stars: Adel Emam, Fardous Abdel Hamid, Nagah El-Mogui, Abdallah Farghaly

Votes: 702

18. Al-yawm al-Sadis (1986)

105 min | Comedy, Drama

Cairo 1947: the cholera epidemic in full swing. The beautiful Lavandiere Saddika lives with her paralyzed husband and her little son Hassan in a basement. She dreams of Prince Charming and ... See full summary »

Director: Youssef Chahine | Stars: Dalida, Mohsen Mohieddin, Shouweikar, Hamdy Ahmed

Votes: 325

20. Afarit el-asphalt (1996)

R | 120 min | Action, Drama, Thriller

Story humorously focuses on the extended family of bachelor bus driver Sayed . His best friend, Ringo, a nice boy who indulges in violent hashish binges, is secretly engaged to Said's ... See full summary »

Director: Osama Fawzy | Stars: Mahmood Hemaidah, Salwa Khattab, Abdalla Mahmoud, Gamil Ratib

Votes: 72

21. Ibrahim Labyad (2009)

R | 134 min | Action, Drama

Witnessing the Killing of his father as a kid, Ibraheim is dragged to the criminal underworld of Egypt. While making a name for himself, his plans meets Abdul-Malek Zarzur, the crime lord of the town.

Director: Marwan Hamed | Stars: Ahmed el-Sakka, Hind Sabri, Amr Waked, Mahmoud Abdel Aziz

Votes: 2,362

22. The Best of Times (2004)

Drama

A personal tragedy brings a woman closer to a handful of trusted friends in this independent drama. Salma (Hanan Turk) is a middle-aged woman who has achieved success in her profession but ... See full summary »

Director: Hala Khalil | Stars: Hanan Turk, Hind Sabri, Menna Shalabi, Amr Waked

Votes: 944

23. Microphone (II) (2010)

120 min | Comedy, Drama, Music

Khaled returns from USA to his mother's funeral at his hometown: Alexandria, Egypt. He decides to make it a fresh new start even if it meant mending his first love story yet it proved a ... See full summary »

Director: Ahmad Abdalla | Stars: Kal Naga, Yousra El Lozy, Hani Adel, Ahmad Magdy

Votes: 1,299

24. Sorry for the Disturbance (2008)

116 min | Comedy, Drama, Mystery

Hassan, a brilliant aviation engineer struggles with loneliness and depression while trying to design his exceptional project.

Director: Khalid Marie | Stars: Ahmed Helmy, Menna Shalabi, Mahmood Hemaidah, Dalal Abdulaziz

Votes: 3,785

25. Messages from the Sea (2010)

133 min | Drama, Romance

A man witnesses the drastic changes in society as he goes back to the Alexandria of his youth.

Director: Daoud Abdel Sayed | Stars: Asser Yassin, Basma, Mayy Kassab, Muhammad Lutfi

Votes: 1,168

26. Al-kompars (1993)

100 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

Salem dreams of being an actor but is still working in a gas station, only his love for Nada can make things easier for him.

Director: Nabil Maleh | Stars: Bassam Kousa, Wafaa Mouselley, Mohammed Esh-Sheikh Naguib, Samar Sami

Votes: 88

27. Summer Thefts (1988)

102 min | Drama

The struggle of Aristocratic family after the political desicisons taken in the 60's era of Egypt. Yasser is the grandchild whose parents are getting a divorce due to this struggle. A ... See full summary »

Director: Yusri Nasrullah | Stars: Ahmad Mohamad Ahmad, Chohdi Srour, Menha Batraoui, Mona Zakareya

Votes: 63

28. Villa 69 (2013)

120 min | Drama

A dramedy about illness, intimacy and death sparkles with the lighthearted touch of Director Ayten Amin. Hussein, played by Khaled abol Naga, is a terminally ill, yet charming architect who... See full summary »

Director: Ayten Amin | Stars: Kal Naga, Lebleba, Arwa Gouda, Omar El Ghandour

Votes: 631



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