With Arab Film Distribution (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)



1. Divine Intervention (2002)

Not Rated | 92 min | Drama, Romance, War

6.6
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74 Metascore

Separated by a checkpoint, Palestinian lovers from Jerusalem and Ramallah arrange clandestine meetings.

Director: Elia Suleiman | Stars: Elia Suleiman, Manal Khader, George Ibrahim, Amer Daher

Votes: 3,128 | Gross: $0.39M

2. 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: Ahmad Mazhar, Mohamed Abdel Gawad, Tawfik El Deken, Umar El-Hariri

Votes: 1,798

3. Iskanderija, kaman oue kaman (1989)

100 min | Drama

6.6
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Director: Youssef Chahine | Stars: Youssra, Youssef Chahine, Hussein Fahmy, Hesham Selim

Votes: 345

4. 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 Rustum, Youssef Chahine, Hassan el Baroudi

Votes: 2,578

5. Alexandria... Why? (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 ... See full summary »

Director: Youssef Chahine | Stars: Naglaa Fathi, Ahmed Zaki, Farid Shawqi, Mahmoud Al Meleji

Votes: 1,047

6. Ali Zaoua: Prince of the Streets (2000)

Not Rated | 90 min | Drama, Crime

7.4
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55 Metascore

A group of children living on the street leave their gang, prompting retribution from the gang's leader. After one of the children dies, the rest try to come up with the resources to give their friend a proper burial.

Director: Nabil Ayouch | Stars: Mounïm Kbab, Mustapha Hansali, Hicham Moussoune, Abdelhak Zhayra

Votes: 2,390

7. Closed Doors (1999)

107 min | Drama

6.6
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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 .

Director: Atef Hetata | Stars: Mahmood Hemaidah, Sawsan Badr, Ahmed Azmi, Manal Afifi

Votes: 230

8. A Summer in La Goulette (1996)

TV-PG | 89 min | Comedy, Drama

6.6
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Summer, 1967. La Goulette, the touristic beach of Tunisi, is the site where three nice seventeen-year-old girls live: Gigi, sicilian and catholic; Meriem, Tunisian and Arab; Tina, French ... See full summary »

Director: Férid Boughedir | Stars: Sonia Mankaï, Ava Cohen-Jonathan, Sarah Pariente, Mustapha Adouani

Votes: 629

9. Chronicle of the Years of Fire (1975)

177 min | Drama

7.8
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The beginings of the Algerian Revolution as seen through the eyes of a peasant.

Director: Mohammed Lakhdar-Hamina | Stars: Yorgo Voyagis, Mohammed Lakhdar-Hamina, Leila Shenna, Cheikh Nourredine

Votes: 414

10. Al-irhab wal kabab (1992)

105 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

7.6
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A family man frustrated by the bureaucracies of the Egyptian public system as well as difficulties of life finds himself inadvertently accused of terrorism and decides to maintain this role... See full summary »

Director: Sharif Arafah | Stars: Adel Emam, Youssra, Kamal El-Shinnawi, Ahmed Rateb

Votes: 1,683

11. The Land (1970)

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.

Director: Youssef Chahine | Stars: Hamdy Ahmed, Yehia Chahine, Ezzat El Alaili, Tawfik El Deken

Votes: 1,063

12. The Curlew's Cry (1959)

109 min | Drama, Romance

8.2
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This compelling tale of love and betrayal, set in the upper Egyptian countryside, follows the story of Amna as she plots her revenge on the engineer who destroyed her family's honor.

Director: Henry Barakat | Stars: Faten Hamamah, Ahmad Mazhar, Aminah Rizq, Zahrat El-Ula

Votes: 1,298

13. Al-yawm al-Sadis (1986)

105 min | Comedy, Drama

7.2
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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: 304

14. The Lady of the Black Moons (1971)

106 min | Drama, Romance

4.8
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In the depths of loneliness and despair, beautiful Aida visits her "tailor," Victoria, a woman who runs a sensual house where erotic fantasies are fulfilled. After satisfying her desires in... See full summary »

Director: Samir A. Khouri | Stars: Nahed Yousri, Hussein Fahmy, Adel Adham, Fawzi Alkayali

Votes: 95

15. The Road to Love (2001)

Not Rated | 70 min | Drama

6.7
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This romantic-kitsch story goes from Paris to Marseille, from Amsterdam to Morocco via Jean Genet's grave in Larache, and on to Tangiers. The movie tells the story of an Algerian-French ... See full summary »

Director: Rémi Lange | Stars: Karim Tarek, Riyad Echahi, Sihem Benamoune, Zakariya Gouram

Votes: 328

16. Kuwait Connection (1973)

101 min | Action, Crime, Thriller

4.2
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Filmed in the style of such Hollywood action classics as Bullitt and The French Connection, the first image we see in Wolves Don't Eat Meat is through the scope of a rooftop sniper's rifle ... See full summary »

Director: Samir A. Khouri | Stars: Ezzat El Alaili, Nahed Sharif, Mohammed Al-Mansour, Silvana Badrkhan

Votes: 112

17. The Dupes (1972)

107 min | Drama

7.5
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Set in Iraq (but shot in Syria), this is the story of three men who try to leave their impoverished and hopeless lives to get get work in Kuwait. They hire a water-truck driver to transport... See full summary »

Director: Tewfik Saleh | Stars: Mohamed Kheir-Halouani, Abderrahman Alrahy, Abdul Rahman Al Rashi, Bassan Lofti Abou-Ghazala

Votes: 249

18. Struggle on the Nile (1959)

125 min | Drama

7.1
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The people of Luxor decided to buy Sandal new submarine instead of the old sandal for river transport business, and cost the mayor Mujahid to go to buy, with a computerized data bank son of... See full summary »

Director: Atef Salem | Stars: Hind Rustum, Omar Sharif, Rushdi Abazah, Ahamd El-Haddad

Votes: 302

19. Iraq in Fragments (2006)

Not Rated | 94 min | Documentary, War

7.3
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84 Metascore

Stories from modern day Iraq as told by Iraqis living in a time of war, occupation and ethnic tension.

Director: James Longley | Stars: Mohammed Haithem, Suleiman Mahmoud, Muqtada al-Sadr, George W. Bush

Votes: 1,349 | Gross: $0.20M

20. Rana's Wedding (2002)

Unrated | 90 min | Drama, Comedy

6.4
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71 Metascore

About a Palestinian girl of 17 who wants to get married to the man of her own choosing. Rana wakes up one morning to an ultimatum delivered by her father: she must either choose a husband ... See full summary »

Director: Hany Abu-Assad | Stars: Clara Khoury, Khalifa Natour, Ismael Dabbag, Walid Abed Elsalam

Votes: 455

21. Adrift on the Nile (1971)

115 min | Drama

7.6
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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.

Director: Hussein Kamal | Stars: Magda El-Khatib, Adel Adham, Ahmed Al Jaziri, Fathiya Ali

Votes: 481

22. Awdat al ibn al dal (1978)

120 min | Drama, Musical

7.4
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Director: Youssef Chahine | Stars: Mahmoud Al Meleji, Huda Sultan, Shukri Sarhan, Soheir El-Morshidy

Votes: 407

23. In the Shadows of the City (2000)

105 min | Drama, Romance, War

7.9
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Twelve-year-old Rami moves from South Lebanon to Beirut with his family, to escape the Israeli bombings. In the city, he becomes fast friends with a few local children, including his ... See full summary »

Director: Jean Khalil Chamoun | Stars: Majdi Machmouchi, Christine Choueiri, Ammar Chalak, Ahmed Azzein

Votes: 39

24. Bye-Bye (1995)

105 min | Drama

7.2
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In Paris, Ismaél, a young Tunisian, cares for two brothers, Nouredine, a cripple, and streetwise Mouloud, 14. In haste, Ismaél and Mouloud go to Marseilles where an uncle lives. Nouredine ... See full summary »

Director: Karim Dridi | Stars: Sami Bouajila, Nozha Khouadra, Philippe Ambrosini, Ouassini Embarek

Votes: 219

25. 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 Al Meleji, Seif Abdelrahman

Votes: 230

26. Beirut: The Last Home Movie (1987)

123 min | Documentary

7.1
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Documentary about the Bustros Family

Director: Jennifer Fox

Votes: 39

27. 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: 766

28. Date Wine (1998)

110 min | Drama

7.8
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This film is an exploration of what happens to places in general, and people in particular, once the menfolk abandon an Egyptian village to investigate the greener-grass on the proverbial '... See full summary »

Director: Radwan El-Kashef | Stars: Hamdy Ahmed, Fayza Amasaib, Abla Kamel, Abdalla Mahmoud

Votes: 242

29. Mother of the Bride (1963)

102 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

7.4
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Husain is the head of a large Egyptian family, who has problems managing the cost of the marriage of his eldest daughter. He decides to take some amount from his financial trust in the ... See full summary »

Director: Atef Salem | Stars: Inas Abdallah, Khayria Ahmed, Samira Ahmed, Mokhtar Al Sayed

Votes: 362

30. Omar Gatlato (1977)

90 min | Comedy, Drama

6.6
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A somewhat cynical but realistic look at the alienation of men in Algerian society.

Director: Merzak Allouache | Stars: Boualem Benani, Aziz Degga, Farida Guenaneche, Rabah Leghaa

Votes: 112

31. Salama Is Safe (1937)

105 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.2
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Eastern prince get a poor man to take his place to discover the real love.

Director: Niazi Mostafa | Stars: Nagib El-Rihani, Raqiyyah Ibrahim, Rawhiyya Khaled, Husain Reyadh

Votes: 160

33. Introduction to the End of an Argument (1990)

45 min | Documentary

7.4
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This highly kinetic tableaux of uprooted sights and sounds works most earnestly to expose the racial biases concealed in familiar images. Relying on valuable snippets from feature films ... See full summary »

Directors: Jayce Salloum, Elia Suleiman

Votes: 27

34. There Is a Man in Our House (1961)

159 min | Drama, History, Romance

7.3
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Based in British occupied Egypt, Ibrahim (Omar Sharif), a member of the resistance, seeks refuge in the house of a politically passive family after killing the prime minister for his acts of treason.

Director: Henry Barakat | Stars: Rushdi Abazah, Mokhtar Al Sayed, Aziza Badr, Umran Bahar

Votes: 827

35. The War of Lebanon (2001– )

47 min | Documentary

8.0
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The documentary describes the event that led to the Lebanese civil war (1975-1990), it's highlights and it's aftermath.

Stars: Bassam Abou-Sharif, Michel Aoun, Karim Barkadouni, Amine El-Gemeyel

Votes: 56

36. The Hidden Wars of Desert Storm (2001)

64 min | Documentary

8.0
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47 Metascore

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Directors: Audrey Brohy, Gerard Ungerman | Stars: Ramsey Clark, John Hurt, Scott Ritter, Norman Schwarzkopf

Votes: 134

37. Jenin, Jenin (2003)

54 min | Documentary

6.4
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Director: Mohammad Bakri

Votes: 313

38. A Cigarette and a Glass (1955)

112 min | Drama, Musical

6.4
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Hoda is a famous dancer who gives up the spotlight to marry and start a family with Mamdouh, a handsome young doctor who is just beginning his career. When Mamdouh's scheming Italian head ... See full summary »

Director: Niazi Mostafa | Stars: Samia Gamal, Nabil Al alfi, Seraj Munir, Dalida

Votes: 50

39. Nasser 56 (1996)

142 min | Biography, Drama, History

6.6
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The life of Egyptian political leader Gamal abd El-Nasser.

Director: Mohamed Fadel | Stars: Ahmed Zaki, Fardous Abdel Hamid, Hassan Hosny, Ahmed Maher

Votes: 733

40. Bab El Oued City (1994)

93 min | Comedy, Drama

6.4
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Follows the conflict between a young Algerian man and the local Islamic fundamentalists.

Director: Merzak Allouache | Stars: Nadia Kaci, Mohamed Ourdache, Hassan Abidou, Mabrouk Ait Amara

Votes: 174

41. Peace, Propaganda & the Promised Land (2004 Video)

80 min | Documentary

8.3
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57 Metascore

This video shows how the foreign policy interests of American political elites-working in combination with Israeli public relations stratgies-influence US news reporting about the Middle ... See full summary »

Directors: Sut Jhally, Bathsheba Ratzkoff | Stars: Seth Ackerman, Stav Adivi, Arik Ascherman, Hanan Ashrawi

Votes: 520

42. Man of Ashes (1986)

109 min | Drama

6.3
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In the ensuing days before his wedding bridegroom Hachemi faces both the anxieties of the future and the shadows of the past. His best friend, Farfat, is the topic of street graffiti and ... See full summary »

Director: Nouri Bouzid | Stars: Khadija Abaoub, Sarra Abdelhadi, Mustapha Adouani, Khaled Akrout

Votes: 177

43. Forget Baghdad: Jews and Arabs - The Iraqi Connection (2002)

112 min | Documentary

7.7
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58 Metascore

A filmic reflection about the stereotypes of "the Jew" and " the Arab" through one hundred years of film, linked with the biographies of four extraordinary people: Iraqi-Jewish communists.

Director: Samir | Stars: Shimon Ballas, Moshe Houri, Sami Michael, Samir Naqqash

Votes: 71

44. Al-kompars (1993)

100 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.9
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Salem dreams of being an actor but is still working in a gas station, only his love for Nada can make things easier for him.

Director: Nabil Maleh | Stars: Bassam Kousa, Wafaa Mouselley, Mohammed Esh-Sheikh Naguib, Samar Samy

Votes: 81

45. Return of the Prodigal Son (1967)

103 min | Drama

6.9
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Engineer Jan Sebek (Jan Kacer) is undergoing treatment in a mental home after his unsuccessful attempt to commit suicide. His therapist, via discussions both with the patient and with ... See full summary »

Director: Evald Schorm | Stars: Jana Brejchová, Nina Divísková, Jan Kacer, Klara Kacerova

Votes: 211

46. The Tale of the Three Lost Jewels (1995)

112 min | Drama, Romance, War

6.5
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A Palestinian boy becomes entranced with a beautiful Gypsy girl and a fairy tale world she weaves amidst conflict in Gaza. The children explore nature, mysticism and what their future holds... See full summary »

Director: Michel Khleifi | Stars: Mohammed Nahnal, Hana' Nc'mch, Bushra Karaman, Raida Adon

Votes: 87

47. Umm Kulthum (1996)

Not Rated | 67 min | Documentary

8.2
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She had the musicality of Ella Fitzgerald, the public presence of Eleanor Roosevelt, and the audience of Elvis Presley. Her name was Umm Kulthum, and she became a powerful symbol, first of ... See full summary »

Director: Michal Goldman | Stars: Tawfik Badawi, Virginia Danielson, Amal Fahmy, Om Koultoum

Votes: 89

48. A New Day in Old Sana'a (2005)

Not Rated | 83 min | Drama, Romance

6.3
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A young photographer, Tariq, must choose between his love and his duty of this aristocratic family. He can either run away with his lover, an orphan from the lower class, or go through with his arranged marriage to the daughter of a judge.

Director: Bader Ben Hirsi | Stars: Nabil Saber, Dania Hammoud, Paolo Romano, Sahar Alasbahi

Votes: 151 | Gross: $0.00M

49. Hijacking Catastrophe: 9/11, Fear & the Selling of American Empire (2004)

Unrated | 68 min | Documentary

8.0
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54 Metascore

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Directors: Jeremy Earp, Sut Jhally | Stars: Tariq Ali, Benjamin Barber, Medea Benjamin, Julian Bond

Votes: 368

50. The Puppeteer (1989)

125 min | Drama

6.6
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A father keeps his principles in rural Egypt while power seduces his son in Cairo. Mohamed is a puppeteer, a buffoon whose shows dramatize the promise of Nasser's socialist revolution. He's... See full summary »

Director: Hany Lasheen | Stars: Omar Sharif, Mervat Amin, Hesham Selim, Salwa Khattab

Votes: 142


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