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2. Frontline (1983– )

TV-MA | 60 min | Documentary

8.6
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Investigative journalist documentaries.

Stars: Will Lyman, Sarah Childress, Arun Rath, Priyanka Boghani

Votes: 1,271

3. September 11 (2002)

Unrated | 134 min | Drama

7.0
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61 Metascore

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

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

Votes: 5,159

4. The Story of Film: An Odyssey (2011)

Not Rated | 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: 3,484

5. Festival international de Cannes (1970– )

News

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Stars: Pedro Almodóvar, Kristin Scott Thomas, Isabelle Huppert, Edouard Baer

Votes: 27

7. Cairo Station (1958)

Not Rated | 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, Hind Rostom, Youssef Chahine, Hassan el Baroudi

Votes: 2,399

8. El Naser Salah el Dine (1963)

90 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

7.8
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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, Mahmoud Almeleji, Tawfik El Deken

Votes: 1,716

9. Iskanderija... lih? (1979)

Not Rated | 133 min | Drama

7.3
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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 Fathi, Ahmad Zaki, Farid Shawqi, Mahmoud Almeleji

Votes: 992

10. 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: 218

11. 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: 698

12. 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, Mahmood Hemaidah, Layla Olwi

Votes: 2,182

13. Al-yawm al-Sadis (1986)

105 min | Comedy, Drama

7.1
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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: 275

14. 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, Mahmoud Almeleji, Yehia Chahine, Ezzat El Alaili

Votes: 992

15. Siraa Fil-Wadi (1954)

105 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

7.6
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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: 704

16. Alexandria... New York (2004)

128 min | Drama, Music, Romance

5.6
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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: 457

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: 726

18. Cinéma, de notre temps (1988– )

Documentary

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

Votes: 77

19. Iskanderija, kaman oue kaman (1989)

100 min | Drama

6.5
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Director: Youssef Chahine | Stars: Youssra, Youssef Chahine, Hussein Fahmy, Hesham Selim

Votes: 318

20. Awdat al ibn al dal (1976)

120 min | Drama, Musical

7.4
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Director: Youssef Chahine | Stars: Mahmoud Almeleji, Huda Sultan, Shukry Sarhan, Soheir El-Morshidy

Votes: 359

21. Siraa Fil-Mina (1956)

Drama, Romance, Thriller

6.9
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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: 244

22. Chaos, This Is (2007)

124 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

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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: 1,270

23. Al-asfour (1974)

105 min | Drama

6.8
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Set shortly before and during the Six Day War in June of 1967, The Sparrow follows a young police officer stationed in a small village in Upper Egypt whose inhabitants suffer from the harassment of a corrupt businessman.

Director: Youssef Chahine | Stars: Salah Qabil, Ali El Sherif, Mahmoud Almeleji, Seif Abdelrahman

Votes: 219

24. 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: 762

25. Son of the Nile (1951)

125 min | Drama, Romance, Thriller

7.2
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A young man from outskirt rebels against his life and abandons his woman for goes to Cairo .

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

Votes: 88

26. Al-ikhtiyar (1970)

Drama, Mystery

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Mysterious murder occurs in Cairo, the body was founded two months later. In the Pocket a picture of the victim "Mahmoud". The victim is a twin brother to Highly famous writer "Sayed" whom ... See full summary »

Director: Youssef Chahine | Stars: Seif Abdelrahman, Mahmoud Almeleji, Ezzat El Alaili, Soad Hosny

Votes: 180

27. 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: 23

28. 20 heures le journal (1981– )

40 min | News

5.0
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Stars: Laurent Delahousse, David Pujadas, Julian Bugier, Claude Sérillon

Votes: 34

29. Al-nass wal Nil (1972)

105 min | Drama

6.5
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About the friendship of the Soviet people and Arabs working to build the gigantic Aswan Dam.

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

Votes: 56

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: 156

31. Biya el-Khawatim (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 »

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

Votes: 103

32. 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, Hind Sabri

Votes: 358

33. Bouillon de culture (1991–2001)

Documentary

5.9
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Stars: Bernard Pivot, Philippe Sollers, Jean Tulard, Bernard-Henri Lévy

Votes: 15

34. Inta habibi (1957)

Comedy, Romance

6.9
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Director: Youssef Chahine | Stars: Ali Abdel Al, Farid Al Atrache, Hind Rostom, Shadia

Votes: 101

35. 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: 164

36. Baba Amin (1950)

Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

6.8
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Director: Youssef Chahine | Stars: Hussein Riad, Faten Hamama, Kamal Al-Shennawi, Marie Munib

Votes: 81

37. Sayedat al-Qitar (1953)

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

Votes: 25

38. Wadda'tu hubbak (1957)

110 min | Musical

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Director: Youssef Chahine | Stars: Farid Al Atrache, Shadia, Abdul Salam al Nabulsi, Ahmed Ramzy

Votes: 27

39. Rimal min dhahab (1971)

89 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance

7.0
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Director: Youssef Chahine | Stars: Paul Bargue, Afwallah Ahmed Battoul, Antonio de Jesús, Lisette Enokian

Votes: 24

40. Lumière sur un massacre (1996– )

50 min

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

Votes: 6

41. 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, along with Peter Von Bagh.

Sodankyla Forever is a great documentary ... See full synopsis »

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

Votes: 69

42. Ismail Yassine fil tayyaran (1959)

87 min | Comedy, Drama

6.1
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Director: Fatin Abdel Wahab | Stars: Ismail Yasseen, Amal Farid, Nagwa Fouad, Abdel Moneim Ibrahim

Votes: 111

43. 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: 487

44. Fagr Yom gedid (1964)

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

Votes: 26

45. Cairo As Seen by Chahine (1991)

Not Rated | 24 min | Drama, Short

7.4
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This concise masterpiece by famed Egyptian filmmaker Youssef Chahine began as a commission by French television. Using his unique sense of artistic digression, Chahine transforms this ... See full summary »

Director: Youssef Chahine

Votes: 71

46. Al-saqqa mat (1977)

100 min | Drama

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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: 105

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

23 min | Documentary, Short

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

Votes: 79

48. Rajul fi hayati (1961)

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

Votes: 10

49. Nida al'ushshaq (1961)

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

Votes: 16

50. Hubb lel-abad (1959)

Crime, Drama, Romance

6.7
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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: Mahmoud Almeleji, Hussein Asar, Mohsen Hassanain, Zaki Ibrahim

Votes: 17



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