Film Famous Movies From Egypt

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List of popular movies from Egypt, listed by popularity with movie trailers when available. All prominent movies shot in Egypt are included. This list of famous films made in Egypt includes additional information about the movies, such as who directed them and what genre they are. Any top rated movies made in Egypt should appear on this list, with the most well-known ones at the top. The most popular cinema of Egypt is included below, so if you see a movie that's missing then it probably isn't very well-known.

A factual list, featuring movies like Control Room and Cairo Time. This list answers the questions What movies were shot in Egypt?"

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Ernest Borgnine, Tanvi Azmi, Akira Emoto 11'09"1 September 11 is a 2002 international film composed of 11 contributions from different filmmakers, each from a different country. Each gave their own vision of the events in New York ...more

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Patricia Clarkson, Alexander Siddig, Elena Anaya "With her latest feature, Ruba Nadda delves into the emotionally fraught territory of the fleeting affair. In a tremendous performance, Patricia Clarkson plays Juliette, a magazine editor. ...more

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Omar Sharif, Faten Hamama, Ahmed Ramzy Sira` Fi al-Mina is a 1956 Egyptian romance/crime/drama film directed by the acclaimed Egyptian film director Youssef Chahine. It starred Omar Sharif, Ahmed Ramzy, and Faten Hamama.

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2026 Ahmad Kamal 2026 is a 2010 short film written by Mahmoud Osman and directed by Maha Maamoun.

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La Tutf'e al-Shams is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Movies From Egypt
Nadia Lutfi, Emad Hamdy, Faten Hamama La Tutf'e al-Shams is a 1961 Egyptian romance film. Directed by the Egyptian film director Salah Abu Seif, this film is based on a novel with the same name written by the Egyptian novelist Ihsan ...more

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Ayyamna al-Holwa is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Movies From Egypt
Omar Sharif, Abdel Halim Hafez, Faten Hamama Ayyamna al-Holwa is a 1955 Egyptian romance/musical film directed and co-written by the Egyptian film director and writer Helmy Halim. It starred Abdel Halim Hafez, Ahmed Ramzy, Omar Sharif, and ...more

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A Bedu Girl in Love Samira Tewfik A Bedu Girl in Love is a 1963 film written by Bahgat Kamar and Badr Nofal and directed by Niazi Mostafa.

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Abdel Halim Hafez, Emad Hamdy, Faten Hamama Appointment with Love is a 1956 Egyptian romance/musical film directed and co-written by the Egyptian film director Henry Barakat. It starred Abdel Halim Hafez, Faten Hamama, Rushdy Abaza, ...more

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Omar Sharif, Emad Hamdy, Faten Hamama La Anam is a 1957 Egyptian melodrama film. The film follows the intricate story of Nadia Lutfi, a daughter of divorced parents who suffers from Electra complex, which drives her to intervene in ...more

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Omar Sharif, Faten Hamama Ard al-Salam is a 1957 Egyptian war/drama film directed by the Egyptian film director Kamal El Sheikh. It starred Omar Sharif and Faten Hamama. In this film, most of the characters speak ...more

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Omar Sharif, Fouad el-Mohandes, Faten Hamama The River of Love is a 1960 Egyptian romance film starring Faten Hamama and Omar Sharif. The film is directed by the Egyptian film director Ezzel Dine Zulficar and based on Leo Tolstoy's novel, ...more

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A Difficult Mission Ola Ghanem, Saeed Saleh, Tarek Allam A Difficult Mission is a 2006 Egyptian film that raises the issue of trade of toxic pesticides, leading to cancerous vegetables. The film is directed by Ehab Radi and starring Majdi Kamel, Tarek ...more

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Marina Berti, Gregory Ratoff, Kay Kendall Abdulla the Great, also known as Abdullah's Harem is a 1955 comedy film made by Misr Universal Cairo and Sphinx Films and distributed by Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corporation. It was directed ...more

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Omar Sharif, Farid Shawqi, Faten Hamama Sira` Fi al-Wadi is a 1954 Egyptian romance/drama film directed by the acclaimed Egyptian film director Youssef Chahine and written by Helmy Halim and Ali El Zorkani. It starred Omar Sharif and ...more

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Faten Hamama, Rushdy Abaza, Shoukry Sarhan Tareeq al-Amal is a 1957 Egyptian romance/drama film directed by the Egyptian film director Ezzel Dine Zulficar. It starred Rushdy Abaza, Shukry Sarhan, and Faten Hamama.

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Emad Hamdy, Faten Hamama Appointment with Happiness is a 1954 Egyptian romance/drama film directed by Ezzel Dine Zulficar. It starred Imad Hamdi and Faten Hamama. This film received an award from the Egyptian Catholic ...more

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Omar Sharif, Faten Hamama Sayyidat al-Qasr is a 1958 Egyptian romance film starring Faten Hamama and Omar Sharif. The film is directed by the Egyptian film director Kamal El Sheikh and written by Hussein Helmy

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Emad Hamdy, Faten Hamama Bain el Atlal is a 1959 Egyptian romance film starring Faten Hamama and Emad Hamdy. The film is directed by the Egyptian film director Ezzel Dine Zulficar and based on a novel written by Youssef ...more

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Bashir Al-Majid, Yassir Taleeb, Shazda Hussein Son of Babylon is a 2010 Iraqi drama film directed, produced and co-written by Mohamed Al-Daradji, Variety's Middle Eastern Filmmaker of the year 2010. The film was developed through The ...more

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A Whisper to a Roar is a 2012 American documentary film made by Ben Moses and inspired by the work of Larry Diamond. The film chronicles the fight for democracy in Egypt, Malaysia, Ukraine, ...more

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A Wife from the Street Nadia El Guindy A Wife from the Street is a 1961 film directed by Hassan Al Imam.

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Michel Piccoli, Yousra, Hanan Tork Al-Mohager is an acclaimed and controversial 1994 Egyptian film by Youssef Chahine. The release of this film, which is loosely based on the story of the Biblical Joseph, raised a storm of ...more

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Josh Rushing Control Room is a 2004 documentary film about Al Jazeera and its relations with the US Central Command, as well as the other news organizations that covered the 2003 invasion of Iraq. Made by ...more

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Faten Hamama, Ahmed Ramzy, Zaki Rostom Hob wa Dumoo` is a 1955 Egyptian romance/drama film directed by the Egyptian film director Kamal El Sheikh. It starred Ahmed Ramzy, Zaki Rostom, and Faten Hamama.

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Abdu Mouta is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Movies From Egypt
Abdu Mouta Dina Talaat, Sabry Abdel Monw Aom, Afaf Rashad

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Faten Hamama, Farid al-Atrash, Seraj Munir Immortal Song is a 1952 Egyptian romance/drama film directed by Henry Barakat. It stars Farid Al Atrache, Faten Hamama, Majda, Madiha Yousri, and Seraj Munir.

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Omar Sharif, Kamal el-Shennawi, Nadia Lutfi Hobbi al-Wahid is a 1960 Egyptian drama/romance film directed by the Egyptian film director Kamal El Sheikh. It starred Omar Sharif, Kamal Al-Shennawi, and Nadia Lutfi.

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Al-Manzel Raqam 13 is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous Movies From Egypt
Emad Hamdy, Faten Hamama Al-Manzel Raqam 13 or Al-Manzel Raqam Talata`sh is a classic 1952 Egyptian mystery/crime film directed by Kamal El Sheikh. It starred Faten Hamama, Mahmoud El Meliguy, and Emad Hamdy and was ...more

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Omar Sharif, Farid Shawqi, Amina Rizk Bidaya wa Nihaya is a 1960 Egyptian film directed by Salah Abouseif and based on the novel by the same name. It was the first film adapted from a novel written by Nobel Prize winner Naguib ...more

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Mafrouza/Coeur is a 2007 documentary film directed by Emmanuelle Demoris.

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Faten Hamama, Zaki Rostom Al Haram is a classical 1965 Egyptian drama film directed by Henry Barakat. The film stars Faten Hamama, Zaki Rostom, and Abdallah Gheith and is based on a novel by the same title by Yūsuf ...more

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Al Asfour is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous Movies From Egypt
Al Asfour Mahmoud el-Meliguy, Salah Mansour Al Asfour is a 1972 film.

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Faten Hamama, Ahmed Mazhar, Shoukry Sarhan Al-Tareeq al-Masdood is a 1958 Egyptian drama/romance film. Directed by the Egyptian film director Salah Abu Seif, this film is based on a novel with the same name written by the Egyptian ...more

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Salah Jahin, Patrice Chéreau, Abla Kamel Adieu Bonaparte is a 1985 French-Egyptian historical drama film directed by Youssef Chahine. It was entered into the 1985 Cannes Film Festival.

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Al Halfout Ilham Chahine, Adel Emam, Saeed Saleh Al Halfout is a 1985 film and satire written by Wahid Hamids and directed by Samir Seif and Mustafa Gamaleddin. The cast includes Adel Emam, Ilham Chahine, Saeed Saleh and Salah Kabil. Filming ...more

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Robert Englund, Chandra West, Juliano Mer-Khamis Night Terrors is a 1995 American-Canadian-Egyptian horror film, directed by Tobe Hooper. The plot involves a young girl travels to Cairo to visit her father, but becomes unwillingly involved ...more

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Al hob fy zaman al kolla is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous Movies From Egypt
Al hob fy zaman al kolla Al hob fy zaman al kolla is a 2008 Egyptian film.

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Farid Shawqi, Emad Hamdy, Faten Hamama Ana al-Madi is a classic 1951 Egyptian crime film. The film was written and directed by Ezzel Dine Zulficar. It starred Imad Hamdi, Zaki Rostom, Farid Shawqi, and Faten Hamama.

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Al-Darga Al-Thalitha is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous Movies From Egypt
Al-Darga Al-Thalitha Soad Hosny, Gamil Ratib, Ahmed Zaki Al-Darga Al-Thalitha is a 1988 Egyptian drama/romance movie, starring Souad Hosni and Ahmed Zaki.

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Mervat Amin, Emad Hamdy, Ahmed Ramzy Chitchat on the Nile is a 1971 film based on the novel by Egyptian Nobel Laureate Naguib Mahfouz.

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Vittorio Gassman Slalom is a 1965 Italian comedy film directed by Luciano Salce and starring Vittorio Gassman.

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Irham Dmoo`i is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous Movies From Egypt
Faten Hamama, Rushdy Abaza, Shoukry Sarhan Irham Dmoo`i is a 1954 Egyptian drama film directed by Henry Barakat. It starred Shukry Sarhan, Rushdy Abaza, and Faten Hamama. The film received awards from the Egyptian Ministry of Guidance ...more

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Ismail Yassine, Kamal el-Shennawi, Ezzel Dine Zulficar Khulood is an Egyptian 1948 romance film. It starred Faten Hamama, Kamal al-Shennawi, and Ezzel Dine Zulficar, who also directed and wrote the film. It is the only movie that Zulficar has acted

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Faten Hamama Dayman Ma`ak is a 1954 Egyptian musical comedy romance film directed and co-written by Henry Barakat and starring Mohamed Fawzi, Salah Nazmi, Faten Hamama, and Abdel Waress Assar.

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Al-Zawjah al-Azra' is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous Movies From Egypt
Emad Hamdy, Faten Hamama, Ahmed Mazhar Al-Zawjah al-Azra' is a 1958 Egyptian crime/mystery film. Directed by El Sayed Bedeir, the film was written by Mustafa Samy and starred Faten Hamama, Imad Hamdi and Ahmed Mazhar.

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Al-raghba Nadia El Guindy, Ilham Chahine Al-raghba is a 2002 drama and romance film directed by Aly Badrakhan.

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Athar Fi al-Rimal is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous Movies From Egypt
Emad Hamdy, Faten Hamama, Hamdi Ghayth Athar Fi al-Rimal is a 1954 Egyptian drama film directed by Gamal Madkoor. It starred Imad Hamdi and Faten Hamama. Faten Hamama plays Ragia, a woman who helps Ibrahim retain his memory and tell ...more

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Faten Hamama, Ahmed Ramzy, Ahmed Mazhar I Will Not Confess is a 1961 Egyptian crime film starring Faten Hamama, Ahmed Mazhar and Ahmed Ramzy. The film is directed by the Egyptian film director Kamal El Sheikh.

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Behind the Rainbow is a 2009 documentary film.

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Amr Waked, Hend Sabri, Gamil Ratib The Aquarium is a 2008 film directed by Yousry Nasrallah.