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2. September 11 (2002)

Unrated | 134 min | Drama

7.0
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The effects of the 9/11 terrorist attacks are told from different points of view around the world.

Directors: Youssef Chahine, Amos Gitai, Alejandro González Iñárritu, Shôhei Imamura, Claude Lelouch, Ken Loach, Samira Makhmalbaf, Mira Nair, Idrissa Ouedraogo, Sean Penn, Danis Tanovic | Stars: Maryam Karimi, Mohamad Dolati, Agelem Habibi, Esmat Vahedi

Votes: 5,045

3. Cairo Station (1958)

77 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

7.8
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Kinawi, a physically challenged peddler who makes his living selling newspapers in the central Cairo train station, is obsessed by Hannouma, an attractive young woman who sells drinks. ... See full summary »

Director: Youssef Chahine | Stars: Farid Shawqi, Hend Rostom, Youssef Chahine, Hassan el Baroudi

Votes: 2,106

4. El Naser Salah el Dine (1963)

90 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

7.9
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Saladin, ruler of the kingdoms surrounding the Latin state of Jerusalem, is brought to attack the Christians in the Holy Land by the sacking of a convoy of Muslim pilgrims, a group which ... See full summary »

Director: Youssef Chahine | Stars: Ahmed Mazhar, Mohamed Abdel Gawad, Tawfik El Deken, Omar El-Hariri

Votes: 1,511

5. Destiny (1997)

135 min | Comedy, Drama, History

7.3
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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, Laila Eloui, Mahmood Hemaidah

Votes: 2,055

6. Iskanderija... lih? (1979)

Not Rated | 133 min | Drama

7.2
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"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 new ... See full summary »

Director: Youssef Chahine | Stars: Naglaa Fathy, Ahmad Zaki, Farid Shawqi, Mahmoud El-Meliguy

Votes: 885

7. Chaos, This Is (2007)

124 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

7.1
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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: 1,064

8. Siraa Fil-Wadi (1954)

105 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

7.7
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The film revolves around a young Ahmed, who works as an agronomist, and who returns to his village in the south of the valley, where his father works as Headmaster cultivation, Vinjeh in ... See full summary »

Director: Youssef Chahine | Stars: Faten Hamama, Omar Sharif, Zaki Rostom, Farid Shawqi

Votes: 630

9. Al-ard (1969)

130 min | Drama

8.3
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A small peasant village's struggles against the careless inroads of the large local landowner, The Land shows why political oppression does not necessarily lead to a sense of solidarity among the disinherited.

Director: Youssef Chahine | Stars: Hamdy Ahmed, Yehia Chahine, Ezzat El Alaili, Tawfik El Deken

Votes: 820

10. Al-mohager (1994)

129 min | Drama

6.7
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The biblical tale of Joseph is told from an Egyptian perspective in this interesting character study. In this film, Joseph is called Ram. Ram, tired of his family's backward superstitious ... See full summary »

Director: Youssef Chahine | Stars: Youssra, Khaled Nabawy, Mahmood Hemaidah, Michel Piccoli

Votes: 624

11. Siraa Fil-Mina (1956)

Drama, Romance, Thriller

6.8
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After three years of absence, back (Recep) after a long travel trip spent on the back of one of the ships in an effort to save money in order to complete his marriage b (benign), who lives ... See full summary »

Director: Youssef Chahine | Stars: Tawfik El Deken, Faten Hamama, Ferdoos Mohammed, Ahmed Ramzy

Votes: 203

12. El Akhar (1999)

105 min | Drama, Romance

6.0
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Egyptian director Youssef Chahine exposes the links between power and fanaticism and denounces intolerance in this bitter portrait of the Egyptian business world, where unconditional drive ... See full summary »

Director: Youssef Chahine | Stars: Hanan Turk, Hani Salama, Nabila Ebeid, Mahmood Hemaidah

Votes: 715

13. Adieu Bonaparte (1985)

115 min | Drama, History, War

6.5
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A story during the French Occupation of Egypt (1797-1803), depicting the conflict between tradintion and modernization in the context of fighting the French invadors.

Director: Youssef Chahine | Stars: Michel Piccoli, Mohsen Mohieddin, Patrice Chéreau, Mohamad Atef

Votes: 204

14. Al-yawm al-Sadis (1986)

105 min | Comedy, Drama

7.0
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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: 244

15. Djamilah (1958)

123 min | Drama, History, War

7.1
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Egyptian historical film about one of the most important figures in the history of Algeria, Djamila Bouhired. This film is regarded as not only highlighting the story of an important female... See full summary »

Director: Youssef Chahine | Stars: Magda, Ahmed Mazhar, Salah Zulfakar, Rushdy Abaza

Votes: 131

16. Hadduta misrija (1982)

115 min | Drama

7.2
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In the middle of his own heart surgery, an Egyptian filmmaker remembers his life. In fact his old self, as a child, is accused of attempted murder of his new self. Through the metaphoric ... See full summary »

Director: Youssef Chahine | Stars: Oussama Nadir, Mohsen Mohieddin, Nour El-Sherif, Ahmed Mehrez

Votes: 660

17. Alexandria... New York (2004)

128 min | Drama, Music, Romance

5.5
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Yehia, an Egyptian director from Alexandria goes to New York where he is reunited with Ginger, a women he dated forty years ago.

Director: Youssef Chahine | Stars: Mahmood Hemaidah, Ahmed Yehia, Youssra, Yousra El Lozy

Votes: 405

18. Ouija (2006)

R | Drama, Mystery, Romance

4.4
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Two strangers try to solve a mystery that revolves around both of their tragic pasts. At the heart of the mystery lies a mystic board with an ability to kill.

Director: Khaled Youssef | Stars: Hani Salama, Sherif Mounir, Menna Shalabi, Hend Sabry

Votes: 315

19. Chafika et Metwal (1979)

125 min | Drama

7.0
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Back in 1860s, in rural Egypt, where family, youth & prettiness struggle against money & power...

Director: Aly Badrakhan | Stars: Soad Hosny, Ahmad Zaki, Mahmoud Abdel Aziz, Ahmed Mazhar

Votes: 124

20. Awdat al ibn al dal (1976)

120 min | Drama, Musical

7.3
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Director: Youssef Chahine | Stars: Mahmoud El-Meliguy, Hoda Soltan, Shukry Sarhan, Soheir El-Morshidy

Votes: 294

21. Al-asfour (1972)

105 min | Drama

6.8
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Director: Youssef Chahine | Stars: Salah Kabil, Ali El Sherif, Mahmoud El-Meliguy, Mariem Fakhr El Dine

Votes: 186

22. Silence... We're Rolling (2001)

102 min | Comedy, Drama, Musical

4.7
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Drama about Malak, a rich and famous singing star who, when her husband leaves her, takes up with the younger, handsome Lamei. What Malak can't see - but her family can - is that Lamei is only after her money.

Director: Youssef Chahine | Stars: Latifa, Ahmad Bedair, Ahmed Wafik, Magda El-Khatib

Votes: 463

23. Baba Amin (1950)

Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

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Director: Youssef Chahine | Stars: Hussein Riad, Faten Hamama, Kamal Al-Shennawi, Marie Munib

Votes: 65

24. Rimal min dhahab (1971)

89 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance

6.9
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Director: Youssef Chahine | Stars: Paul Bargue, Afwallah Ahmed Battoul, Antonio de Jesús, Lisette Enokian

Votes: 21

25. Son of the Nile (1951)

Drama, Romance, Thriller

7.3
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Director: Youssef Chahine | Stars: Yehia Chahine, Mahmoud El-Meliguy, Nader Galal, Faten Hamama

Votes: 76

26. Hubb lel-abad (1959)

Crime, Drama, Romance

6.8
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Amal is married to a criminal, upon his return from jail, her lover Ashraf kills him unintentionally. Ashraf asks his brother Mahmoud for help. An innocent man may get executed so Amal has to choose between her love and her conscience.

Director: Youssef Chahine | Stars: Hussein Asar, Mahmoud El-Meliguy, Mousen Hassanein, Zaki Ibrahim

Votes: 10

27. Al-ikhtiyar (1970)

Drama, Mystery

7.2
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Director: Youssef Chahine | Stars: Ezzat El Alaili, Seif El Dine, Mahmoud El-Meliguy, Soad Hosny

Votes: 151

28. Cairo As Seen by Chahine (1991)

24 min | Drama, Short

7.4
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Director: Youssef Chahine

Votes: 59

29. Bein edeik (1960)

95 min | Drama

5.8
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Director: Youssef Chahine | Stars: Magda, Shukry Sarhan

Votes: 14