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1. Frontline (1983– )

60 min | Documentary

8.6
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Investigative journalist documentaries.

Creator: Ly Chheng | Stars: Will Lyman, Arun Rath, Sarah Childress, Martin Smith

Votes: 730

2. The Story of Film: An Odyssey (2011 TV Mini-Series)

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: 2,309

3. Cinéma, de notre temps (1988– )

Documentary

8.4
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Stars: Jean-Claude Dauphin, Jean Douchet, David Lynch, Souleymane Cissé

Votes: 54

4. The Land (1969)

130 min | Drama

8.2
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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.

Writers: Abderrahman Charkawi, Hassan Fuad | Director: Youssef Chahine | Stars: Hamdy Ahmed, Yehia Chahine, Ezzat El Alaili, Tewfik El Dekn

Votes: 511

5. Sodankylä ikuisesti (2010– )
Episode: Elokuvan vuosisata (2010)

90 min | Documentary

8.1
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Writer: Peter von Bagh | Director: Peter von Bagh | Stars: Peter von Bagh, Milos Forman, Marlen Khutsiev, Robert Parrish

Votes: 14

6. El Naser Salah el Dine (1963)

90 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

8.0
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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 »

Writers: Mohamed Abdel Gawad, Youssef Chahine, Abderrahman Charkawi, Youssef El Sebai, Naguib Mahfouz, Ezzel Dine Zulficar | Director: Youssef Chahine | Stars: Ahmed Mazhar, Mohamed Abdel Gawad, Tewfik El Dekn, Omar El-Hariri

Votes: 1,021

7. Frontline (1983– )
Episode: Death of a Princess (2005)

Documentary

8.0
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Writers: David Fanning, Antony Thomas | Director: Antony Thomas | Stars: Sabri Abdel Monen, Khadija Ali Ahmed, Nabeel Ashkar, Sawsan Badr

Votes: 7

8. Summer Thefts (1988)

102 min

7.9
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Writer: Yousry Nasrallah | Director: Yousry Nasrallah | Stars: Ahmad Mohamad Ahmad, Chohdi Srour, Menha Batraoui, Mona Zakareya

Votes: 31

9. Al-muharrij al-Kabir (1952)

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

Votes: 14

10. There Is No Direction (2005)

35 min | Documentary, Short

7.9
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Director: Sarah Bertrand | Stars: Denys Arcand, Hector Babenco, Bernardo Bertolucci, Sanjay Leela Bhansali

Votes: 25

11. Cairo Station (1958)

77 min | 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 »

Writers: Mohamed Abu Youssef, Abdel Hai Adib | Director: Youssef Chahine | Stars: Farid Shawqi, Hend Rostom, Youssef Chahine, Hassan el Baroudi

Votes: 1,445

12. Siraa Fil-Wadi (1954)

105 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

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Writers: Ali El Zorkani, Helmy Halim | Director: Youssef Chahine | Stars: Faten Hamama, Omar Sharif, Zaki Rostom, Farid Shawqi

Votes: 408

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

23 min | Documentary, Short

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

Votes: 55

14. Fagr Yom gedid (1964)

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Director: Youssef Chahine | Stars: Youssef Chahine, Sanaa Gamil, Hamdy Gheith, Seif Eddine Shawkat

Votes: 14

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

57 min | Documentary

7.6
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Director: Anne Andreu | Stars: Humbert Balsan, Maroun Bagdadi, Charles Balsan, Donna Balsan

Votes: 16

16. The Story of Film: An Odyssey (2011– )
Episode: Episode #1.11 (2011)

62 min | Documentary, History

7.6
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Writer: Mark Cousins | Director: Mark Cousins | Stars: Mark Cousins, Stanley Kwan, Woo-Ping Yuen, Hark Tsui

Votes: 67

17. The Story of Film: An Odyssey (2011– )
Episode: Episode #1.6 (2011)

62 min | Documentary, History

7.6
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Writer: Mark Cousins | Director: Mark Cousins | Stars: Mark Cousins, Youssef Chahine, Soumendu Roy, Sharmila Tagore

Votes: 75

18. Jamila, the Algerian (1958)

Drama, History, War

7.5
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Writers: Ali Esserkami, Youssef Essiabi, Naguib Mahfouz, Uadjih Nagib, Abder Rahman el Charkhani | Director: Youssef Chahine | Stars: Magda, Ahmed Mazhar, Salah Zulfikar, Rushdy Abaza

Votes: 88

19. Inta habibi (1957)

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

Votes: 47

20. Sodankylä ikuisesti (2010– )

90 min | Documentary

7.5
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Stars: Peter von Bagh, Robert Parrish, Roy Ward Baker, Víctor Erice

Votes: 50

21. Son of the Nile (1951)

Drama, Romance, Thriller

7.4
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Director: Youssef Chahine | Stars: Yehia Chahine, Mahmoud El-Meliguy, Nader Galal, Faten Hamama

Votes: 55

22. Al-ikhtiyar (1970)

Drama, Mystery

7.4
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Writers: Youssef Chahine, Naguib Mahfouz | Director: Youssef Chahine | Stars: Ezzat El Alaili, Seif El Dine, Mahmoud El-Meliguy, Soad Hosny

Votes: 98

23. 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 »

Writers: Youssef Chahine, Khaled Youssef | Director: Youssef Chahine | Stars: Nour El-Sherif, Hani Salama, Laila Eloui, Mahmoud Hemida

Votes: 1,663

24. Awdat al ibn al dal (1976)

Drama

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

Votes: 189

25. Chafika et Metwal (1979)

Drama

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

Writers: Aly Badrakhan, Salah Jahine | Director: Aly Badrakhan | Stars: Soad Hosny, Ahmed Zaki, Mahmoud Abdel Aziz, Ahmed Mazhar

Votes: 66

26. Iskanderija... lih? (1979)

133 min | Drama

7.2
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Writers: Youssef Chahine, Mohsen Zayed | Director: Youssef Chahine | Stars: Naglaa Fathy, Ahmed Zaki, Farid Shawqi, Mahmoud El-Meliguy

Votes: 684

27. Al-yawm al-Sadis (1986)

105 min | Comedy, Drama

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Writers: Youssef Chahine, Andrée Chedid, Yousry Nasrallah | Director: Youssef Chahine | Stars: Dalida, Mohsen Mohieddin, Chewikar, Hamdy Ahmed

Votes: 202

28. Dark Waters (1956)

Drama, Romance, Thriller

7.2
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Writers: El Sayed Bedeir, Youssef Chahine, Lezait Fayed, Mohamed Refaat | Director: Youssef Chahine | Stars: Tewfik El Dekn, Faten Hamama, Ferdoos Mohammed, Ahmed Ramzy

Votes: 99

29. Auliban, the Seller of Jokes (1965)

95 min | Comedy, Musical

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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 »

Writers: Assi Rahbani, Mansour Rahbani | Director: Youssef Chahine | Stars: Fairuz, Nasri Shamseddine, Joseph Azar, Phelemone Wehbe

Votes: 73

30. Cairo As Seen by Chahine (1991)

24 min | Drama, Short

7.2
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Director: Youssef Chahine

Votes: 45

32. Hadduta misrija (1982)

115 min | Drama

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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 »

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

Votes: 476

33. Father Amine (1950)

Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

7.1
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Director: Youssef Chahine | Stars: Hussein Riad, Faten Hamama, Kamal Al-Shennawi, Marie Munib

Votes: 46

34. L'après-Octobre (1989)

Documentary

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Director: Merzak Allouache | Stars: Isabelle Adjani, Youssef Chahine

Votes: 8

36. Al-asfour (1972)

105 min | Drama

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Writer: Youssef Chahine | Director: Youssef Chahine | Stars: Salah Kabil, Ali El Scherif, Mahmoud El-Meliguy, Seif El Dine

Votes: 146

37. Al-saqqa mat (1981)

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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 »

Writers: Youssef El Sebai, Mohsen Zayed | Director: Salah Abouseif | Stars: Taheya Cariocca, Ezzat El Alaili, Hassan Hussein, Nahid Jabr

Votes: 45

38. Al-nass wal Nil (1968)

105 min

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Director: Youssef Chahine | Stars: Abdelamig Baraka, Ezzat El Alaili, Tewfik El Dekn, Seif El Dine

Votes: 32

40. Chaos, This Is (2007)

124 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

6.8
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Choubra, cosmopolitan neighborhood of Cairo. Hatem, maggoty police officer, handles this neighborhood with an iron hand. Every single citizen fears and hates him. Only Nour, a young woman ... See full summary »

Writer: Nasser Abdel-Rahmane | Directors: Youssef Chahine, Khaled Youssef | Stars: Khaled Saleh, Menna Shalabi, Youssef El Sherif, Hala Sedki

Votes: 701

41. Rimal min dhahab (1971)

89 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance

6.8
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Writers: Ihsan Abd al-Qudus, Youssef Chahine, José Luis Merino, Kamel Youssef | Director: Youssef Chahine | Stars: Paul Bargue, Afwallah Ahmed Battoul, Antonio de Jesús, Lisette Enokian

Votes: 19

42. The Emigrant (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 »

Writers: Rafiq As-Sabban, Youssef Chahine | Director: Youssef Chahine | Stars: Mahmoud Hemida, Khaled Nabawy, Michel Piccoli, Hanan Turk

Votes: 492

43. Iskanderija, kaman oue kaman (1989)

100 min

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

Votes: 224

44. Adieu Bonaparte (1985)

115 min | Drama, History, War

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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.

Writers: Youssef Chahine, Yousry Nasrallah | Director: Youssef Chahine | Stars: Michel Piccoli, Mohsen Mohieddin, Patrice Chéreau, Mohsena Tewfik

Votes: 170

45. Hubb lel-abad (1959)

Crime, Drama, Romance

6.3
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Director: Youssef Chahine | Stars: Mahmoud El-Meliguy, Nadia Lutfi, Ahmed Ramzy

Votes: 6

46. The Other (1999)

105 min | Drama, Romance

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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 »

Writers: Youssef Chahine, Khaled Youssef | Director: Youssef Chahine | Stars: Hanan Turk, Hani Salama, Nabila Ebeid, Mahmoud Hemida

Votes: 519

47. 20 heures le journal (1981– )

40 min | News

5.5
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Stars: David Pujadas, Nicolas Sarkozy, Laurent Delahousse, Ségolène Royal

Votes: 21

48. Alexandria... New York (2004)

128 min | Drama, Music, Romance

5.4
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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.

Writers: Youssef Chahine, Khaled Youssef | Director: Youssef Chahine | Stars: Mahmoud Hemida, Ahmed Yehia, Youssra, Yousra El Lozy

Votes: 327

49. Devil of the Sahara (1954)

Adventure

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Writers: Youssef Chahine, Hussein El-Mohandess | Director: Youssef Chahine | Stars: Tewfik El Dekn, Reyad El Kasabgy, Mariam Fakhr Eddine, Hamdy Gheith

Votes: 16

50. Lady on the Train (1953)

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

Votes: 10