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?"
11'09"01 September 11 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
Cairo Time 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
Sira` Fi al-Mina 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.
La Tutf'e al-Shams 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
Ayyamna al-Holwa 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
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.
Appointment with Love 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
La Anam 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
Ard al-Salam 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
The River of Love 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
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
Abdulla the Great 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
Sira` Fi al-Wadi 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
Tareeq al-Amal 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.
Appointment with Happiness 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
Sayyidat al-Qasr 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
Bain el Atlal 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
Son of Babylon 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
A Whisper To A Roar
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 Street Nadia El Guindy
A Wife from the Street is a 1961 film directed by Hassan Al Imam.
The Emigrant 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
Control Room 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
Hob wa Dumoo` 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.