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?"
Directed by: Alejandro González Iñárritu, Claude Lelouch, Danis Tanović, Ken Loach, Amos Gitai11'09"1 September 11 is a 2002 international anthology 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
Directed by: Ruba Nadda"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. Vaguely... more
Directed by: Youssef ChahineSira` 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.... more
Directed by: Maha Maamoun2026 is a 2010 short film written by Mahmoud Osman and directed by Maha Maamoun....
Directed by: Salah Abu SeifLa 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
Directed by: Helmy HalimAyyamna 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
A Bedu Girl in LoveSamira Tewfik
Directed by: Niazi MostafaA Bedu Girl in Love is a 1963 film written by Bahgat Kamar and Badr Nofal and directed by Niazi Mostafa....
Directed by: Henry BarakatAppointment 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, Zahrat... more
Directed by: Salah Abu SeifLa 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 her... more
Directed by: Kamal El SheikhArd 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 Palestinian... more
Directed by: Ezzel Dine ZulficarThe 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, Anna... more
A Difficult MissionOla Ghanem, Saeed Saleh
Directed by: Ehab RadiA 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
Directed by: Gregory RatoffAbdulla 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 and... more
Directed by: Youssef ChahineSira` 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 Faten... more
Directed by: Ezzel Dine ZulficarTareeq 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.... more
Directed by: Ezzel Dine ZulficarAppointment 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
Directed by: Kamal El SheikhSayyidat 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 Almohandes.... more
Directed by: Ezzel Dine ZulficarBain 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 El... more
Directed by: Mohamed Al-DaradjiSon 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 Sundance... more
- 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
A Wife from the StreetNadia El Guindy
Directed by: Hassan Al ImamA Wife from the Street is a 1961 film directed by Hassan Al Imam....
Directed by: Youssef Chahine, Sanou KolloAl-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 protest,... more
Directed by: Jehane NoujaimControl 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
Directed by: Kamal El SheikhHob 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.... more
Abdu MoutaDina Talaat, Sabry Abdel Monw Aom
Directed by: Ismail Farouk