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1. Adrift on the Nile (1971)

115 min | Drama

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: 512

2. Ahlam Hind we Kamilia (1988)

109 min | Drama, Romance

Follows the story of two lower-middle class women trying to survive with their dreams in 1980's Egypt.

Director: Mohamed Khan | Stars: Naglaa Fathi, Ahmed Zaki, Aida Riyad, Zeinab Abdo

Votes: 336

4. Awdat mowatin (1986)

Drama

Returning rich from the Gulf to find his brothers and sisters relationships falling apart.

Director: Mohamed Khan | Stars: Ahmed Abdelaziz, Mervat Amin, Hussien El Sherbiny, Yehia El-Fakharany

Votes: 81

5. Cairo Station (1958)

Not Rated | 77 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

A newspaper salesman at the train station in Cairo develops an unhealthy obsession with a woman who sells refreshments.

Director: Youssef Chahine | Stars: Farid Shawqi, Hind Rustum, Youssef Chahine, Hassan el Baroudi

Votes: 2,818

6. Caramel (2007)

PG | 95 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

70 Metascore

A romantic comedy centered on the daily lives of five Lebanese women living in Beirut.

Director: Nadine Labaki | Stars: Nadine Labaki, Joanna Moukarzel, Gisèle Aouad, Yasmine Al Massri

Votes: 12,105 | Gross: $1.06M

7. Divine Intervention (2002)

Not Rated | 92 min | Drama, Romance, War

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: 3,233 | Gross: $0.39M

8. Paradise Now (2005)

PG-13 | 91 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

71 Metascore

Two childhood friends are recruited for a suicide bombing in Tel Aviv.

Director: Hany Abu-Assad | Stars: Kais Nashif, Ali Suliman, Lubna Azabal, Hamza Abu-Aiaash

Votes: 21,801 | Gross: $1.45M

9. Son of Babylon (2009)

Not Rated | 100 min | Drama

A willful young boy follows his just as obstinate grandmother in a journey across Iraq, determined to discover the fate of her missing son, Ahmed's father, who never returned from war.

Director: Mohamed Al Daradji | Stars: Shazada Hussein, Yasser Talib, Bashir Al Majid, Salih Abdul Rahman Farhad

Votes: 1,065

10. The Great Journey (2004)

Not Rated | 108 min | Drama, Romance

Reda, a young French-Moroccan guy and his old father drive from the south of France to Mecca in order for the father to do his pilgrimage. At first distant, they gradually learn to know each other.

Director: Ismaël Ferroukhi | Stars: Nicolas Cazalé, Mohamed Majd, Jacky Nercessian, Ghina Ognianova

Votes: 2,199

11. The Insult (2017)

R | 113 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

72 Metascore

After an emotional exchange between a Lebanese Christian and a Palestinian refugee escalates, the men end up in a court case that gets national attention.

Director: Ziad Doueiri | Stars: Adel Karam, Kamel El Basha, Camille Salameh, Diamand Bou Abboud

Votes: 12,608 | Gross: $1.00M

12. The Secret of the Grain (2007)

Not Rated | 151 min | Drama

83 Metascore

In southern France, a Franco-Arabic shipyard worker along with his partner's daughter pursues his dream of opening a restaurant.

Director: Abdellatif Kechiche | Stars: Habib Boufares, Hafsia Herzi, Farida Benkhetache, Abdelhamid Aktouche

Votes: 6,593 | Gross: $0.09M

13. The Silences of the Palace (1994)

116 min | Drama

As she grows up, Alia (the daughter of housemaid Khedija) learns the secrets of the peaceful palace where she and her mother live.

Director: Moufida Tlatli | Stars: Hind Sabri, Ghalia Lacroix, Najia Ouerghi, Amel Hedhili

Votes: 827

14. The Time That Remains (2009)

Not Rated | 109 min | Drama, History

74 Metascore

An examination of the creation of the state of Israel in 1948 through to the present day.

Director: Elia Suleiman | Stars: Menashe Noy, Elia Suleiman, Baher Agbariya, Saleh Bakri

Votes: 2,124 | Gross: $0.02M

15. Theeb (2014)

Not Rated | 100 min | Adventure, Drama, Thriller

80 Metascore

In the Ottoman province of Hijaz during World War I, a young Bedouin boy experiences a greatly hastened coming-of-age as he embarks on a perilous desert journey to guide a British officer to his secret destination.

Director: Naji Abu Nowar | Stars: Jacir Eid Al-Hwietat, Hussein Salameh Al-Sweilhiyeen, Hassan Mutlag Al-Maraiyeh, Jack Fox

Votes: 9,416 | Gross: $0.28M

16. Very Big Shot (2015)

107 min | Action, Crime, Drama

Intending to smuggle drugs across the borders, a small-time Lebanese drug-dealer slyly manipulates public opinion with the help of an underrated filmmaker.

Director: Mir-Jean Bou Chaaya | Stars: Alain Saadeh, Fouad Yammine, Wissam Fares, Tarek Yaacoub

Votes: 1,184

17. Wadjda (2012)

PG | 98 min | Comedy, Drama

81 Metascore

An enterprising Saudi girl signs on for her school's Koran recitation competition as a way to raise the remaining funds she needs in order to buy the green bicycle that has captured her interest.

Director: Haifaa Al-Mansour | Stars: Waad Mohammed, Reem Abdullah, Abdullrahman Al Gohani, Ahd

Votes: 16,986 | Gross: $1.35M

18. Wedding in Galilee (1987)

Not Rated | 113 min | Drama

A Palestinian seeks Israeli permission to waive curfew to give his son a fine wedding. The military governor's condition is that he and his officers attend. The groom berates his father for... See full summary »

Director: Michel Khleifi | Stars: Mohamad Ali El Akili, Bushra Karaman, Makram Khoury, Yussuf Abu-Warda

Votes: 410

19. Where Do We Go Now? (2011)

PG-13 | 110 min | Comedy, Drama

60 Metascore

A group of Lebanese women try to ease religious tensions between Christians and Muslims in their village.

Director: Nadine Labaki | Stars: Claude Baz Moussawbaa, Nadine Labaki, Yvonne Maalouf, Layla Hakim

Votes: 10,929 | Gross: $0.53M

20. Date Wine (1998)

110 min | Drama

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: 278

21. Destiny (1997)

135 min | Comedy, Drama, History

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: 2,314

22. An Egyptian Story (1982)

115 min | Drama

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: 806

23. I Love Cinema (2004)

R | 125 min | Drama, Comedy

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: Osama Fawzy | Stars: Layla Olwi, Mahmood Hemaidah, Menna Shalabi, Aida Abdel Aziz

Votes: 886

24. Kharag wa lam ya'ud (1984)

Comedy

A culinary piece of cinema. This humourous critique of dehumanisation in big-city life depicts a depressed urban dweller who leaves for the countryside, where he tries to sell a piece of ... See full summary »

Director: Mohamed Khan | Stars: Aida Abdel Aziz, Tawfik El Deken, Yehia El-Fakharany, Layla Olwi

Votes: 307

25. Microphone (II) (2010)

120 min | Comedy, Drama, Music

Khaled returns from USA to his mother's funeral at his hometown: Alexandria, Egypt. He decides to make it a fresh new start even if it meant mending his first love story yet it proved a ... See full summary »

Director: Ahmad Abdalla | Stars: Kal Naga, Yousra El Lozy, Hani Adel, Ahmad Magdy

Votes: 1,318

26. Photocopy (2017)

90 min | Drama

When a retired old man in Cairo begins to learn about the extinction of dinosaurs, it sets off a series of events that will give his life renewed meaning.

Director: Tamer Ashry | Stars: Mahmood Hemaidah, Sherine Reda, Farah Youssef, Bayyumi Fuad

Votes: 701

27. The Emigrant (1994)

129 min | Drama

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: 752

28. The Land (1970)

130 min | Drama

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: Mahmoud Al Meleji, Nagwa Ibrahim, Ezzat El Alaili, Hamdy Ahmed

Votes: 1,187

29. Iskanderija, kaman oue kaman (1989)

Not Rated | 100 min | Drama

During a hunger strike by Egyptian film industry, Yehia, famous Egyptian director, finds himself obsessed with Amir, the leading man in one of his movies and Nadia, a woman he desires to work with.

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

Votes: 409

30. The Mummy (1969)

102 min | Drama

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.

Director: Chadi Abdel Salam | Stars: Ahmed Marei, Ahmad Hegazi, Nadia Lutfi, Mohamed Abdel Rahman

Votes: 1,009



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