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1.
Destiny (1997)
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The story is set in the 12th century in Arab-ruled Spanish province Andalusia, where famed philosopher... (135 mins.)
Director: Youssef Chahine
 
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El Naser Salah el Dine (1963)
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Saladin, ruler of the kingdoms surrounding the Latin state of Jerusalem, is brought to attack the Christians... (90 mins.)
Director: Youssef Chahine
 
3.
Cairo Station (1958)
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Kinawi, a physically challenged peddler who makes his living selling newspapers in the central Cairo train station... (77 mins.)
Director: Youssef Chahine
 
4.
The Other (1999)
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Egyptian director Youssef Chahine exposes the links between power and fanaticism and denounces intolerance... (105 mins.)
Director: Youssef Chahine
 
5.
The Land (1969)
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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. (130 mins.)
Director: Youssef Chahine
 
6.
The Emigrant (1994)
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The biblical tale of Joseph is told from an Egyptian perspective in this interesting character study... (129 mins.)
Director: Youssef Chahine
 
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The Curlew's Cry (1959)
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This compelling tale of love and betrayal, set in the upper Egyptian countryside, follows the story... (109 mins.)
Director: Henry Barakat
 
10.
Last Night (1964)
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Faten Hamama plays a wife who wakes up one morning to discover she is married to her brother-in-law in this suspenseful drama... (120 mins.)
Director: Kamal El Sheikh
 
11.
Scheherazade, Tell Me a Story (2009)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
A female talk show host in Cairo stirs up political controversy when she focuses her on-air discussions on the topic of women's issues. (134 mins.)
 
12.
The Best of Times (2004)
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A personal tragedy brings a woman closer to a handful of trusted friends in this independent drama....
Director: Hala Khalil
 
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The Open Door (1964)
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Elbab Elmaftouh, Known in English as "The Open Door", another great movie about women's right in their different role and life and thier struggle between her father with his old style and her husband that doesn't understand her. (104 mins.)
Director: Henry Barakat
 
14.
The Yacoubian Building (2006)
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Meditations on corruption, fundamentalism, prostitution, homosexuality, and drugs in central Cairo. (161 mins.)
Director: Marwan Hamed
 
15.
Closed Doors (1999)
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Movie about a guy who is in his last high school year , his life was pretty simple till he started figuring out many things about how life in his society is actually going on . (107 mins.)
Director: Atef Hetata
 
16.
Kiss Me Not on the Eyes (2005)
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After studying literature at Cairo University, Dunia, 23 years old, wants to become a professional dancer... (112 mins.)
Director: Jocelyn Saab
 
17.
The Mummy (1969)
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An Upper-Egyptian clan robs a cache of mummies and sells the artifacts on the illicit antiquities black market. After a conflict within the clan, one of its members goes to the police, helping the Antiquities Service find the cache. (102 mins.)
 
18.
Sleepless Nights (2003)
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It tells about the smallest details and crypts in the lives of four couples friends. (128 mins.)
Director: Hani Khalifa
 
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The Island (2007)
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'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... (92 mins.)
Director: Sherif Arafa
 
20.
Tito (2004)
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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... (120 mins.)
Director: Tarek El'eryan
 
21.
I Love Cinema (2004)
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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. (125 mins.)
Director: Oussama Fawzi
 
22.
Cut and Paste (2006)
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After turning thirty, Gmilla's dreams of emigrating abroad have collapsed. She meets Youssef who is... (105 mins.)
Director: Hala Khalil
 
23.
One-Zero (2009)
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8 characters in one day, one city, one football match, one goal, Egypt wins one-Zero, everyone happy.... (105 mins.)
Director: Kamla Abu Zekry
 
24.
Enta omry (2004)
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Youssef and his wife are leading a tranquil and happy life in Hurghada with their young son when tragedy strikes... (125 mins.)
Director: Khaled Youssef
 
25.
Bab el shams (2004)
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(278 mins.)
 
26.
Messages from the Sea (2010)
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A man witnesses the drastic changes in society as he goes back to the Alexandria of his youth. (133 mins.)
 
27.
Kit Kat (1991)
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Sheikh Hosny is a blind man who lives with his old mother and his frustrated son in the Kit Kat neighborhood... (129 mins.)
 
28.
Land of Fear (1999)
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A story about a police officer who ws assigned to a secret mission to get insreted as a drug dealer in the dealers society ... (142 mins.)
 
29.
The Storm (2000)
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This drama from Egyptian filmmaker Khaled Youssef offers Western audiences an unusual perspective on the Gulf War... (100 mins.)
Director: Khaled Youssef
 
30.
Lust (2011)
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(135 mins.)