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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: 5,040

3. The Story of Film: An Odyssey (2011– )

60 min | Documentary, History

8.4
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A comprehensive history of the medium and art of motion pictures.

Stars: Mark Cousins, Juan Diego Botto, Aleksandr Sokurov, Norman Lloyd

Votes: 3,246

4. Frontline (1983– )

Not Rated | 60 min | Documentary

8.6
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Investigative journalist documentaries.

Stars: Will Lyman, Sarah Childress, Arun Rath, Martin Smith

Votes: 1,117

6. 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: 2,052

7. 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: 1,504

8. 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: 2,097

9. 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: 883

10. Al-ard (1969)

130 min | Drama

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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: 818

11. 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: 1,061

12. 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: 243

13. 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: 629

14. Iskanderija, kaman oue kaman (1989)

100 min

6.4
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Director: Youssef Chahine | Stars: Youssra, Youssef Chahine, Hussein Fahmy, Hesham Selim

Votes: 275

15. Cinéma, de notre temps (1988– )

Documentary

8.2
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Stars: Jean-Claude Dauphin, Jean Douchet, Claude Chabrol, Luc Moullet

Votes: 74

16. Al-mohager (1994)

129 min | Drama

6.6
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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

17. 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: 662

18. 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: 714

19. 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: 406

20. 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: 206

21. Ouija (2006)

R | Drama, Mystery, Romance

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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

22. Sayedat al-Qitar (1953)

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Director: Youssef Chahine | Stars: Yehia Chahine, Betty Francine, Imad Hamdi, Laila Mourad

Votes: 17

23. Al-asfour (1972)

105 min | Drama

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

Votes: 186

24. Inta habibi (1957)

Comedy, Romance

7.1
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Director: Youssef Chahine | Stars: Ali Abdel Al, Farid Al Atrache, Hend Rostom, Shadia

Votes: 81

25. Baba Amin (1950)

Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

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

Votes: 64

26. Chafika et Metwal (1979)

125 min | Drama

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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: 121

27. Bouillon de culture (1991–2001)

Documentary

5.6
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Stars: Bernard Pivot, Fabrice Luchini, Jean Tulard, Philippe Sollers

Votes: 14

28. 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

29. Biya el-Khawatim (1965)

95 min | Comedy, Musical

7.5
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In a peaceful village, the mayor, seeing that the population is bored with tranquility, invents the mystical figure of Rajeh, and tells stories to villagers about the exploits of Rajeh, who... See full summary »

Director: Youssef Chahine | Stars: Fairuz, Nasri Shamseddine, Joseph Azar, Phelemone Wehbe

Votes: 89

30. 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: 132

31. 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: 295

32. Shaytan al-Sahra (1954)

Adventure

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In a tribal society, governor Zaid decides to raise taxes on the people, and sends his men to kidnap women, and with time his strength increase , up to the tribe of Bani Mazen, he kills a ... See full summary »

Director: Youssef Chahine | Stars: Tawfik El Deken, Mariem Fakhr El Dine, Reyad El Kasabgy, Hamdy Gheith

Votes: 20

33. Rimal min dhahab (1971)

89 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance

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

Votes: 21

34. 20 heures le journal (1981– )

40 min | News

5.7
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Stars: Laurent Delahousse, David Pujadas, Julian Bugier, Claude Sérillon

Votes: 29

35. Al-saqqa mat (1981)

100 min

7.3
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The story of the friendship that develops between two men with quite different world views. One, a water carrier whose wife has died twenty years before, spends his days thinking about her.... See full summary »

Director: Salah Abouseif | Stars: Taheya Cariocca, Ezzat El Alaili, Hassan Hussein, Nahid Jabr

Votes: 79

36. 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: 464

37. Son of the Nile (1951)

Drama, Romance, Thriller

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

Votes: 77

38. Lumière sur un massacre (1996– )

50 min

5.8
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Stars: Sandrine Bonnaire, Yvon Back, Peter Hudson, Mathilde Vitry

Votes: 5

39. Wadda'tu hubbak (1957)

110 min | Musical

5.2
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Director: Youssef Chahine | Stars: Farid Al Atrache, Shadia, Abdel Salam Al Nabulsy, Ahmed Ramzy

Votes: 18

40. Al-nass wal Nil (1972)

105 min

6.7
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Director: Youssef Chahine | Stars: Abdelamig Baraka, Ezzat El Alaili, Tawfik El Deken, Seif El Dine

Votes: 46

41. Al-qahira menauwwara bi Ahlaha (1991 TV Short)

23 min | Documentary, Short

7.6
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Director: Youssef Chahine | Stars: Youssef Chahine, Khaled Nabawy, Bassem Samra, Khaled Youssef

Votes: 67

42. 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: 150

43. Al-muharrij al-Kabir (1952)

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Director: Youssef Chahine | Stars: Hassan Fayek, Faten Hamama, Youssef Wahby

Votes: 24

44. Sodankylä ikuisesti (2010– )

270 min | Documentary

7.5
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Sodankyla film festival started at 1986 and was created by Finnish directors Anssi Manttari, Aki and Mika Kaurismaki... See full synopsis »

Stars: Peter von Bagh, Robert Parrish, Roy Ward Baker, Víctor Erice

Votes: 64

45. Nissae bila regal (1953)

115 min

4.3
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Director: Youssef Chahine | Stars: Kamal Al-Shennawi, Said Abu Bakr, Elouia Gamil, Imad Hamdi

Votes: 9

46. Nida al'ushshaq (1961)

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Director: Youssef Chahine | Stars: Berlanti Abdel Hamid, Shukry Sarhan, Farid Shawqi, Abdel Ghani Kamar

Votes: 11

47. Sarikat Sayfeya (1988)

102 min

7.7
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Director: Yusri Nasrullah | Stars: Ahmad Mohamad Ahmad, Chohdi Srour, Menha Batraoui, Mona Zakareya

Votes: 42

48. Bein edeik (1960)

95 min | Drama

5.7
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Director: Youssef Chahine | Stars: Magda, Shukry Sarhan

Votes: 15

49. Humbert Balsan, producteur rebelle (2006 TV Movie)

57 min | Documentary

7.9
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Director: Anne Andreu | Stars: Humbert Balsan, Maroun Bagdadi, Charles Balsan, Donna Balsan

Votes: 13

50. Rajul fi hayati (1961)

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Director: Youssef Chahine | Stars: Samira Ahmed, Tawfik El Deken, Shukry Sarhan

Votes: 7