Best 250 Egyptian Movies - أفضل 250 فيلم مصري

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1927-2018

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1. Diamond Dust (2018)

162 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

A man who works in a pharmacy as a part time job to aid his financial status finds out that his father has been exterminated by a savage brute and sought to avenge him, then unlocks a whole melancholic world of crime!

Director: Marwan Hamed | Stars: Asser Yassin, Menna Shalabi, Maged El Kedwany, Mohamed Mamdouh

Votes: 2,324

تراب الماس 2018

2. Yomeddine (2018)

Not Rated | 97 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama

62 Metascore

A Coptic leper and his orphaned apprentice leave the confines of the leper colony for the first time and embark on a journey across Egypt to search for what is left of their families.

Director: A.B. Shawky | Stars: Rady Gamal, Ahmed Abdelhafiz, Osama Abdallah, Mohamed Abdel Azim

Votes: 991 | Gross: $0.01M

يوم الدين 2018

3. Sheikh Jackson (2017)

Not Rated | 93 min | Drama

63 Metascore

An Islamic cleric has a crisis of faith when he hears the news that his childhood idol, Michael Jackson, has died.

Director: Amr Salama | Stars: Ahmad El-Fishawi, Salma Abu-Deif, Omar Ayman Altounji, Basma

Votes: 1,965

شيخ جاكسون 2017

4. Al Asleyeen (2017)

125 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

Samir is the head of a small family and a bank employee and stable in his work, but separated after the decision to reduce the employment and then surprise that his bank balance zero and ... See full summary »

Director: Marwan Hamed | Stars: Maged El Kedwany, Menna Shalabi, Khaled El-Sawi, Kinda Allouch

Votes: 1,512

الاصليين 2017

5. Photocopy (2017)

90 min | Drama

When a retired old man in Cairo begins to learn about the extinction of dinosaurs, it sets off a series of events that will give his life renewed meaning.

Director: Tamer Ashry | Stars: Mahmood Hemaidah, Sherine Reda, Farah Youssef, Bayyumi Fuad

Votes: 646

فوتوكوبي 2017

6. Mawlana (2016)

130 min | Drama, Mystery

A seemingly traditional journey of a young sheikh in a governmental mosque who moves from leading prayers to becoming a TV celebrity issuing "fatwas" that are accepted by millions who have ... See full summary »

Director: Magdy Ahmed Aly | Stars: Amr Sad, Dorra Zarrouk, Ahmad Magdy, Bayyumi Fuad

Votes: 642

مولانا 2016

7. Clash (2016)

Not Rated | 97 min | Drama, Thriller, War

78 Metascore

Set entirely in an 8m police truck, a number of detainees from different political and social backgrounds are brought together by fate, during the turmoil that followed the ousting of former president Morsi from power.

Director: Mohamed Diab | Stars: Nelly Karim, Hani Adel, El Sebaii Mohamed, Mohamed ElSouisy

Votes: 4,384 | Gross: $0.02M

اشتباك 2016

8. Hepta: The Last Lecture (2016)

112 min | Drama, Romance

Dr. Shukri Mokhtar is a renowned social psychology specialist, best known for his ability to answer the simplest questions, who decides to give one last lecture about the very simple question: "how do we love?".

Director: Hadi El Bagoury | Stars: Amr Yusuf, Ahmed Malek, Ahmed Dawood, Maged El Kedwany

Votes: 2,093

هيبتا 2016

9. 30 Years Ago (2016)

145 min | Drama, Thriller

He (Sherif Mounir) returns back from Europe after inheriting his former boss, carrying the curse that killed his boss' family to his family's doorsteps.

Director: Amr Arafa | Stars: Ahmed el-Sakka, Mona Zaki, Sherif Mounir, Mervat Amin

Votes: 1,408

من 30 سنه 2016

10. Nawara (2015)

122 min | Drama

Every day Nawara goes to work along a path that takes her between the alleys of the poor neighborhood and the roads that lead to the villas within a luxury compound. Every day, on her way ... See full summary »

Director: Hala Khalil | Stars: Menna Shalabi, Ameer Salah Eldin, Ahmed Rateb, Mahmood Hemaidah

Votes: 569

نواره 2015

11. The Blue Elephant (2014)

170 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery

The story of Dr. Yehia, a psychotherapist at Al Abbasia hospital. He works in the department treating the criminally insane, only to find his best friend to be one of the patients. Trying ... See full summary »

Director: Marwan Hamed | Stars: Karim Abdel Aziz, Khaled El-Sawi, Nelly Karim, Mohamed Mamdouh

Votes: 23,600

الفيل الازرق 2014

12. The Island 2 (2014)

100 min | Action, Drama, Thriller

Mansour El Hefny returns to El Gezira after 10 years of imprisonment to find that a lot of things have changed and he must fight to get back what once was his.

Director: Sharif Arafah | Stars: Ahmed el-Sakka, Hind Sabri, Khaled Saleh, Ahmed Malek

Votes: 1,809

الجزيره 2 2014

13. Excuse My French (2014)

Not Rated | 99 min | Comedy

A Christian kid suddenly is forced to go to a public school after his father dies and because of a misunderstanding everyone thinks that he's a Muslim.

Director: Amr Salama | Stars: Ahmed Dash, Ahmed Helmy, Kinda Allouch, Hani Adel

Votes: 3,625

لا مؤخذه 2014

14. Decor (2014)

105 min | Drama

This unique black and white film is a psychological drama about an Egyptian production designer named Maha. The film takes an unnerving turn when she finds herself transported into a ... See full summary »

Director: Ahmad Abdalla | Stars: Kal Naga, Maged El Kedwany, Houria Farghally, Samar Morsi

Votes: 474

ديكور 2014

15. Factory Girl (2013)

90 min | Drama, Romance

Hayam is a factory worker who is living in a low middle class area, along with other factory girls. She thought that her feelings for the new supervisor in the factory can grow bigger in ... See full summary »

Director: Mohamed Khan | Stars: Yasmin Raeis, Hani Adel, Salwa Khattab, Salwa Mohamed Ali

Votes: 1,061

فتاه المصنع 2013

16. 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

فيلا 69 2013

17. Saa'a wi Nos (2012)

87 min | Drama

A re-imagining of the 2002 al-Ayyat train incident in Egypt which took the lives of over 360 passengers and civilians, depicting some of the problems that spread out in the Egyptian society this days.

Director: Wael Ihsan | Stars: Maged El Kedwany, Eyad Nassar, Sawsan Badr, Mohamed El-Sawy

Votes: 647

ساعه ونص 2012

18. Asmaa (2011)

96 min | Drama

A woman who suffers from AIDS decides not to surrender to the fatal disease. She exerts huge efforts in trying to recover or by helping those who suffer the same disease by giving them glimmers of hope.

Director: Amr Salama | Stars: Hind Sabri, Maged El Kedwany, Hani Adel, Fatma Adel

Votes: 3,823

اسماء 2011

19. 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

ميكروفون 2010

20. 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

رسائل البحر 2010

21. Black Honey (2010)

130 min | Comedy, Drama

A 30 years old Egyptian goes back to Egypt after living in America for 20 years, where he has a hard time coping with the difference, Specially after he loses his identity and all his money and becomes stuck in Egypt.

Director: Khalid Marie | Stars: Ahmed Helmy, Edward, Amy Samir Ghanem, Lotfy Labib

Votes: 4,028

عسل اسود 2010

22. The Cousins (2009)

119 min | Action, Drama, Thriller

An Egyptian woman discovers that her husband is in fact a Jewish Mossad agent working for Israel. He takes her and their two children to Israel by force and tries to convince her to live ... See full summary »

Director: Sharif Arafah | Stars: Sherif Mounir, Karim Abdel Aziz, Mona Zaki, Kinda Allouch

Votes: 4,475

ولاد العم 2009

23. El Farah (2009)

95 min | Drama

Zainhum makes fake wedding to regain his money from the guests and during the wedding his mother dies and he has to choose either to continue the wedding or cancel it.

Director: Sameh Abdulaziz | Stars: Salah Abdullah, Sawsan Badr, Maged El Kedwany, Mahmood El-Gindi

Votes: 859

الفرح 2009

24. 1000 Congratulations (2009)

115 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

A guy lives the same day over and over and deals with the same events each time which changes the way he looks to his life.

Director: Ahmed Nader Galal | Stars: Ahmed Helmy, Laila Ezz El Arab, Mahmoud El Feshawy, Mohamed Farraag

Votes: 3,059

الف مبروك 2009

25. 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

اسف علي الازعاج 2008

26. Zay el naharda (2008)

95 min | Mystery

History literally repeats itself when May meets and falls in love with a passionate young actor, only months after the tragic death of her first fiancée. All the 'signs' suggest her new lover will meet the same fate.

Director: Amr Salama | Stars: Basma, Rania Chahine, Mahmoud El-Bezzawy, Ahmad El-Fishawi

Votes: 667

زي النهارده 2008

27. Chaos, This Is (2007)

124 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

Egyptian movie deals with the issue of corruption in Egypt and the Egyptian police excesses, embodies all of this in the character of the police officer, "Hatem".

Directors: Youssef Chahine, Khaled Youssef | Stars: Khaled Saleh, Menna Shalabi, Youssef El Sherif, Hala Sedki

Votes: 1,464

هي فوضي 2007

28. Hena maysara (2007)

127 min | Action, Crime, Drama

the movie discuss the people of random areas in Egypt and the unjust from the government toward these people

Director: Khaled Youssef | Stars: Amr Sad, Somaya El Khashab, Amr Abdulgalil, Hala Fakher

Votes: 422

حين ميسره 2007

29. The Island (2007)

92 min | Action, Biography, Drama

'El Gezira' is a film about a community of Upper Egypt residents living in El Gezira (the Island). They have their own set of rules, ethics and traditions. They also plant drugs and buy ... See full summary »

Director: Sharif Arafah | Stars: Mahmoud Yassine, Ahmed el-Sakka, Hind Sabri, Zeina

Votes: 2,630

الجزيره 2007

30. Wahed men el nas (2007)

109 min | Drama

Mahmoud (Karim Abdel Aziz), is a poor but a hard working parking attendant who lives a happy and calm life with his father and wife Mona (Menna Shalaby) who is pregnant in their first baby ... See full summary »

Director: Ahmed Nader Galal | Stars: Karim Abdel Aziz, Ezzat Abu Auf, Mahmood El-Gindi, Menna Shalabi

Votes: 2,607

واحد من الناس 2007

31. The Yacoubian Building (2006)

161 min | Drama

Meditations on corruption, fundamentalism, prostitution, homosexuality, and drugs in central Cairo.

Director: Marwan Hamed | Stars: Adel Emam, Nour El-Sherif, Youssra, Essad Youniss

Votes: 5,496

عماره يعقوبيان 2006

32. Private Alexandria (2005)

PG | 95 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

Lawyer tries to unveil the mysterious murder and linked emotionally with his Client, and soon the case to reveal more and more surprises.

Director: Sandra Nashaat | Stars: Ahmed Ezz, Ghadah Adel, Khaled Saleh, Nour

Votes: 1,163

ملاكي اسكندريه 2005

33. Tito (2004)

120 min | Action, Crime, Drama

This Egyptian action film is about Tito (Ahmad Al Saqa), who was sentenced to 16 years in jail after a burglary when he was a kid. After he gets out, he goes back to crime with a corrupt ... See full summary »

Director: Tarek Alarian | Stars: Ahmed el-Sakka, Hanan Turk, Amr Waked, Khaled Saleh

Votes: 2,609

تيتو 2004

34. I Love Cinema (2004)

R | 125 min | Drama, Comedy

A child who loves the cinema struggles with his fanatic dad who finds everything ,including cinema, a sin, with the help of his mother who is sexually depressed.

Director: Osama Fawzy | Stars: Layla Olwi, Mahmood Hemaidah, Menna Shalabi, Aida Abdel Aziz

Votes: 859

بحب السيما 2004

35. Bab el shams (2004)

278 min | Romance, Drama, War

In the beginning was Palestine, and the story of Younes (Orwa Nyrabia) began, known as Abou Salem, known as the Man, said to be the father of Ibrahim, fighting the English from the age of ... See full synopsis »

Director: Yusri Nasrullah | Stars: Hiam Abbass, Hussein Abou Seada, Fady Abou-Samra, Mohamad Akil

Votes: 338

باب الشمس 2004

36. Sleepless Nights (2003)

128 min | Drama, Romance

It tells about the smallest details and crypts in the lives of four couples friends.

Director: Hani Khalifa | Stars: Mona Zaki, Hanan Turk, Sherif Mounir, Fathi Abdulwahhab

Votes: 1,614

سهر اليالي 2003

37. His Excellency the Minister (2002)

115 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

Ra'fat Rostom becomes a minister by mistake, since then he gets more and more powerfull everyday, and that's when he starts having hilarious and weird nightmares about his corruption and his family.

Director: Samir Seif | Stars: Ahmed Zaki, Hesham Abdel Hamid, Lebleba, Umar El-Hariri

Votes: 824

معالي الوزير 2002

38. Ayam El-Sadat (2001)

165 min | Biography, Drama, History

The private and public life of Egyptian president Mohamed Anwar El-Sadat.

Director: Mohamed Khan | Stars: Ahmed Zaki, Mervat Amin, Mona Zaki, Mokhles El Behiry

Votes: 1,260

ايام السادات 2001

39. Land of Fear (1999)

142 min | Thriller

A story about a police officer who was assigned to a secret mission as an undercover drug dealer, with the license to kill, deal in drugs, and do whatever is required for his identity to ... See full summary »

Director: Daoud Abdel Sayed | Stars: Ahmed Zaki, Farah, Hamdy Gheith, Abdel Rahman Abou Zahra

Votes: 964

ارض الخوف 2000

40. Hamam in Amersterdam (1999)

134 min | Comedy

A story of an Egyptian young man who decides to travel to Amsterdam to achieve his dreams.

Director: Said Hamed | Stars: Mohamed Henedi, Ahmed el-Sakka, Yousef Ismail, Sayed Badreya

Votes: 1,293

همام في امستردام 1999

41. 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

عرق البلح 1999

42. Upper Egyptian in the American University (1998)

118 min | Comedy

It's a story about Khalaf Al Dahshori a young man from a small village in Upper Egypt (Sa'ed). Who gets a scholarship to the American University in Cairo, after getting the 2nd highest ... See full summary »

Director: Said Hamed | Stars: Mohamed Henedi, Mona Zaki, Hassan Abdel Fattah, Fathi Abdulwahhab

Votes: 1,510

صعيدي في الجامعه الامريكيه 1998

43. Edhak el soura tetlaa helwa (1998)

113 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

A poor photographer fighting to live a decent life with dignity, while taking care of his mother and daughter .

Director: Sharif Arafah | Stars: Ahmed Zaki, Sanaa Gameel, Layla Olwi, Mona Zaki

Votes: 632

اضحك الصوره تطلع حلوه 1998

44. Destiny (1997)

135 min | Comedy, Drama, History

The story is set in the 12th century in Arab-ruled Spanish province Andalusia, where famed philosopher Averroes is appointed grand judge by the caliph and his liberal court judgements are ... See full summary »

Director: Youssef Chahine | Stars: Nour El-Sherif, Hani Salama, Mahmood Hemaidah, Layla Olwi

Votes: 2,291

المصير 1997

45. Nasser 56 (1996)

142 min | Biography, Drama, History