Famous Movies From Egypt

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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  • 11'09"01 September 11
    Ernest Borgnine, Tanvi Azmi, Akira Emoto
    • Released: 2002
    • Directed by: Alejandro González Iñárritu, Claude Lelouch, Danis Tanović, Ken Loach, Amos Gitai
  • Cairo Time
    Patricia Clarkson, Alexander Siddig, Elena Anaya
    • Released: 2009
    • Directed by: Ruba Nadda
  • Sira` Fi al-Mina
    Omar Sharif, Faten Hamama, Ahmed Ramzy
    • Released: 1956
    • Directed by: Youssef Chahine
  • 2026
    Ahmad Kamal
    • Released: 2010
    • Directed by: Maha Maamoun
  • La Tutf'e al-Shams
    Nadia Lutfi, Emad Hamdy, Faten Hamama
    • Released: 1962
    • Directed by: Salah Abu Seif
  • Ayyamna al-Holwa
    Omar Sharif, Abdel Halim Hafez, Faten Hamama
    • Released: 1955
    • Directed by: Helmy Halim
  • A Bedu Girl in Love
    Samira Tewfik
    • Released: 1963
    • Directed by: Niazi Mostafa
  • Appointment with Love
    Abdel Halim Hafez, Emad Hamdy, Faten Hamama
    • Released: 1956
    • Directed by: Henry Barakat
  • La Anam
    Omar Sharif, Emad Hamdy, Faten Hamama
    • Released: 1957
    • Directed by: Salah Abu Seif
  • Ard al-Salam
    Omar Sharif, Faten Hamama
    • Released: 1957
    • Directed by: Kamal El Sheikh
  • The River of Love
    Omar Sharif, Fouad el-Mohandes, Faten Hamama
    • Released: 1960
    • Directed by: Ezzel Dine Zulficar
  • A Difficult Mission
    Ola Ghanem, Saeed Saleh, Tarek Allam
    • Released: 2006
    • Directed by: Ehab Radi
  • Abdulla the Great
    Marina Berti, Gregory Ratoff, Kay Kendall
    • Released: 1955
    • Directed by: Gregory Ratoff
  • Sira` Fi al-Wadi
    Omar Sharif, Farid Shawqi, Faten Hamama
    • Released: 1954
    • Directed by: Youssef Chahine
  • Tareeq al-Amal
    Faten Hamama, Rushdy Abaza, Shoukry Sarhan
    • Released: 1957
    • Directed by: Ezzel Dine Zulficar
  • Appointment with Happiness
    Emad Hamdy, Faten Hamama
    • Released: 1954
    • Directed by: Ezzel Dine Zulficar
  • Sayyidat al-Qasr
    Omar Sharif, Faten Hamama
    • Directed by: Kamal El Sheikh
  • Bain el Atlal
    Emad Hamdy, Faten Hamama
    • Released: 1959
    • Directed by: Ezzel Dine Zulficar
  • Son of Babylon
    Bashir Al-Majid, Yassir Taleeb, Shazda Hussein
    • Released: 2009
    • Directed by: Mohamed Al-Daradji
  • A Wife from the Street
    Nadia El Guindy
    • Released: 1961
    • Directed by: Hassan Al Imam
  • The Emigrant
    Khaled Nabawy, Youssra, Safia el-Emari
    • Released: 1994
    • Directed by: Youssef Chahine
  • Control Room
    Josh Rushing, Hassan Ibrahim, Tom Mintier
    • Released: 2004
    • Directed by: Jehane Noujaim
  • Hob wa Dumoo`
    Faten Hamama, Ahmed Ramzy, Zaki Rostom
    • Released: 1955
    • Directed by: Kamal El Sheikh
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    Dina Talaat, Sabry Abdel Monw Aom, Afaf Rashad
    • Released: 2012
    • Directed by: Ismail Farouk