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1.
The Blue Elephant (2014)
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The story of Dr. Yehia, a psychotherapist at Al Abbasia hospital. He works in the department treating the criminally insane... (170 mins.)
Director: Marwan Hamed
 
2.
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
 
3.
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
 
4.
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
 
5.
The Yacoubian Building (2006)
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Meditations on corruption, fundamentalism, prostitution, homosexuality, and drugs in central Cairo. (161 mins.)
Director: Marwan Hamed
 
6.
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
 
7.
Alexandria... Why? (1979)
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"Yahia", a young man living in the cosmopolitan Alexandria during World War II. Between his dreams,... (133 mins.)
Director: Youssef Chahine
 
8.
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.)
 
9.
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
 
10.
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
 
11.
Ahlam Hind we Kamilia (1989)
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(109 mins.)
Director: Mohamed Khan
 
12.
Al-asfour (1972)
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(105 mins.)
Director: Youssef Chahine
 
13.
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
 
14.
Adrift on the Nile (1971)
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Set against the backdrop of the 1967 Six-Day War, the movie adaptation of Naguib Mahfouz's novel follows the escapist, drug-fuelled riverboat meetings of a group of frustrated Egyptians from various walks of life. (115 mins.)
Director: Hussein Kamal
 
15.
The Leech (1956)
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A young man from the country arrives in Cairo to finish his education. His landlady, a widow and successful... (126 mins.)
 
16.
Caramel (2007)
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A romantic comedy centered on the daily lives of five Lebanese women living in Beirut. (95 mins.)
Director: Nadine Labaki
 
17.
Microphone (2010)
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Khaled returns from USA to his mother's funeral at his hometown: Alexandria, Egypt. He decides to make... (120 mins.)
Director: Ahmad Abdalla
 
18.
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
 
19.
Al-zawja al-thaniya (1967)
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A corrupt mayor, who rules the village's people with power and injustice, forces another poor man's wife secretly to marry him in order to have a child. (105 mins.)
Director: Salah Abouseif
 
20.
Where Do We Go Now? (2011)
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A group of Lebanese women try to ease religious tensions between Christians and Muslims in their village. (110 mins.)
Director: Nadine Labaki
 
21.
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
 
22.
Scheherazade, Tell Me a Story (2009)
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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.)
 
23.
Coming Forth by Day (2012)
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Those who have fully enjoyed their bodies cannot be submissive. And those who never have? Can they survive... (96 mins.)
Director: Hala Lotfy
 
24.
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.)
 
25.
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
 
26.
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.)
 
27.
Date Wine (1998)
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This film is an exploration of what happens to places in general, and people in particular, once the... (110 mins.)
 
28.
El Towk Wa El Eswera (1986)
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In 1933 in the village of Karnak in Luxor, sad lives with her husband Bakhit Bishari paraplegic and TB disease...
Director: Khairy Beshara
 
29.
Bidaya wa nihaya (1961)
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After the death of the father, the family consisting of a mother and two young men and a girl themselves without a breadwinner finds... (130 mins.)
Director: Salah Abouseif
 
30.
Al-lail (1992)
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The Night is set in the village of Quneytra, which borders on the Golan, a key battlefield in the 1967 war between Syria and Israel... (116 mins.)
Director: Mohamed Malas
 
31.
The Wife of an Important Man (1987)
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When Mona marries the seemingly decent police officer Hisham, she finds out there is more into him than what he shows to the people. (115 mins.)
Director: Mohamed Khan
 
32.
Sawak al-utubis (1982)
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The film revolves around "hassan", who works as a driver for a bus transfer in during the day and as a taxi driver (taxi) at night...
Director: Atef E-Taieb
 
33.
The Sin (1965)
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A poor peasant woman becomes a symbol of worker oppression in this somber social drama directed by Henri Barakat... (105 mins.)
Director: Henry Barakat
 
34.
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...
Director: Salah Abouseif
 
35.
The Postman (1968)
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(100 mins.)
Director: Hussein Kamal
 
37.
Bab el shams (2004)
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(278 mins.)
 
38.
Al Baree' (1986)
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A simple minded peasant was recruited in the Egyptian army where he was deceived to believe that political activists are his homeland enemies, but not for so long.
Director: Atef E-Taieb
 
39.
Safa'ih min dhahab (1989)
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(104 mins.)
Director: Nouri Bouzid
 
40.
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.
Director: Oussama Fawzi
 
41.
Al-Kahira thalatin (1966)
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(132 mins.)
Director: Salah Abouseif
 
42.
Al karnak (1975)
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Director: Aly Badrakhan
 
43.
The Will (1939)
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The story of Mohammed the son of a barber who has recently got his degree, his lover Fatma, his rivel Al-Etr. (108 mins.)
Director: Kamal Selim
 
44.
Shey min el khouf (1969)
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Based on Tharwat Abaza's short story, 'Shey min al Khawf' takes place in a rural Egyptian village. Atris'... (112 mins.)
Director: Hussein Kamal
 
45.
Yom mor... yom helw (1988)
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A poor family struggles to survive in the slums of Cairo in this depressing social melodrama. Aicha... (125 mins.)
Director: Khairy Beshara
 
46.
Chaos, This Is (2007)
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Choubra, cosmopolitan neighborhood of Cairo. Hatem, maggoty police officer, handles this neighborhood with an iron hand... (124 mins.)
 
47.
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.)
 
48.
Fools' Alley (1955)
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(90 mins.)
Director: Tewfik Saleh
 
49.
El harrif (1983)
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The life of a football player named Fares who goes through a lot of problems due to his lack of self-discipline with his divorced wife, job, sexual desires and football. (148 mins.)
Director: Mohamed Khan
 
50.
Lieah ya banafsieg (1993)
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(120 mins.)
 
51.
Khally ballak men ZouZou (1972)
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When a college professor falls for one of his students, his fiancée decides to expose the student's shameful secret to all. (132 mins.)
Director: Hassan Al Imam
 
52.
Al-moaten Masry (1991)
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The mayor have many sons, the youngest of his sons for military service are required, but it is looking...
Director: Salah Abouseif
 
53.
Escape (1988)
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(122 mins.)
Director: Atef E-Taieb
 
54.
Mercedes (1993)
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Noubi, an avowed communist from a wealthy family, sets out to find his half-brother Gamal after Gamal inherits his father's fortune... (108 mins.)
 
55.
Fi shaket Masr El Gedeeda (2007)
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Yehia (Khaled Abol Naga) rents an apartment in the Heliopolis suburb of Cairo away from his parents'...
Director: Mohamed Khan
 
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57.
The Aquarium (2008)
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A 48-hour journey into Modern Cairo following the parallel lives of Youssef and Leila. (111 mins.)
 
58.
Sleepless Nights (2003)
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Minutest details and crypts in the lives of four couples friends. The film begins in the night events... (128 mins.)
Director: Hani Khalifa
 
59.
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
 
60.
Sorry for the Disturbance (2008)
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Hassan, a brilliant aviation engineer struggles with loneliness and depression while trying to design his exceptional project. (120 mins.)
Director: Khaled Mara'y
 
61.
Alf Mabrouk (2009)
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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. (115 mins.)