My watchlist of arabic moviesby ashraf_abdo200054 | created - 25 Nov 2011 | updated - 3 months ago | Public
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2. 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 judgments are ... See full summary »
3. Silence... We're Rolling (2001)
102 min | Comedy, Drama, Musical
Drama about Malak, a rich and famous singing star who, when her husband leaves her, takes up with the younger, handsome Lamei. What Malak can't see - but her family can - is that Lamei is only after her money.
5. Mabodet el gamahir (1967)
146 min | Comedy, Drama, Musical
Ibrahim Farid is an amateur actor who is deeply in love with Sohair the famous stage actress. He knows he cannot marry Sohair due to her higher status in society, until one day he gets an ... See full summary »
6. There Is a Man in Our House (1961)
159 min | Drama, History, Romance
Based in British occupied Egypt, Ibrahim (Omar Sharif), a member of the resistance, seeks refuge in the house of a politically passive family after killing the prime minister for his acts of treason.
7. The Curlew's Cry (1959)
109 min | Drama, Romance
This compelling tale of love and betrayal, set in the upper Egyptian countryside, follows the story of Amna as she plots her revenge on the engineer who destroyed her family's honor.
9. 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.
10. Chaos, This Is (2007)
124 min | Crime, Drama, Romance
Egyptian movie deals with the issue of corruption in Egypt and the Egyptian police excesses, embodies all of this in the character of the police officer, "Hatem".
12. The Land (1969)
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.
13. Saladin (1963)
TV-MA | 90 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
After Saladin's victory over the King of Jerusalem, a peace treaty is signed between them, but the commander of the Crusader army, Renaud de Chatillon, slaughters a group of pilgrims going to Mecca. Saladin then decides to take revenge.
15. 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 »
16. Scheherazade, Tell Me a Story (2009)
Not Rated | 150 min | Drama
A female talk show host in Cairo stirs up political controversy when she focuses her on-air discussions on the topic of women's issues.
19. Real Dreams (2007)
Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Mariam is living a troubled life with her husband Ahmed, suddenly her life turned to a nightmare after she dreams of crimes she discovered that it's a real crime after she wakes up, she decides not to sleep anymore.
22. Tito (2004)
120 min | Action, Crime, Drama
This Egyptian action film is about Tito (Ahmad Al Saqa), who was sentenced to 16 years in jail after a burglary when he was a kid. After he gets out, he goes back to crime with a corrupt ... See full summary »
23. An el-Ishq wa el-Hawa (2006)
105 min | Drama, Romance
Omar decides not to marry his love, Alia, after he discovers about her sister's bad reputation. He marries Esmet and Alia marries her neighbor who loves her, traditional marriage.
24. The Best of Times (2004)
A personal tragedy brings a woman closer to a handful of trusted friends in this independent drama. Salma (Hanan Turk) is a middle-aged woman who has achieved success in her profession but ... See full summary »
25. Escaping Tel Aviv (2009)
119 min | Action, Drama, Thriller
An Egyptian woman discovers that her husband is in fact a Jewish Mossad agent working for Israel. He takes her and their two children to Israel by force and tries to convince her to live ... See full summary »
26. Justified Betrayal (2006)
117 min | Action, Drama, Thriller
In this intriguing and entertaining thriller, Khalid Youssef tells the story of a young, rich man (Hani Salama) who kills his wife and his brother when he finds them in bed together. After ... See full summary »
27. One-Zero (2009)
105 min | Drama
8 characters in one day, one city, one football match, one goal, Egypt wins one-Zero, everyone happy.. is it all real happiness? or is it just a release of repressed exploding emotions of ... See full summary »
30. The Replacement (2009)
105 min | Action, Drama, Thriller
Two young brothers who are identical twins get separated from the orphanage. Faris is adopted by a police officer and his wife and later becomes a policeman, while Nabil is adopted by a ... See full summary »
32. Harb Atalia (2005)
PG | 110 min | Action, Comedy, Romance
A battle for a diamond necklace begins in Italy between the Italian mafia, a rich man and an Egyptian lawyer who his fiancée is kidnapped by the rich man.
33. Fi shaket Masr El Gedeeda (2007)
118 min | Drama, Romance
Yehia (Khaled Abol Naga) rents an apartment in the Heliopolis suburb of Cairo away from his parents' & close to his Banking & stocks investment work company, to discover that the spirit or ... See full summary »
34. Enta omry (2004)
PG-13 | 125 min | Drama, Romance
Youssef and his wife are leading a tranquil and happy life in Hurghada with their young son when tragedy strikes. Youssef is diagnosed with cancer. He decides not to tell his wife and to ... See full summary »
36. We Have the Following News (2001)
Nader saif eldeen and Afet elsherbiny are two competing Egyptians newspaper reporters who expose the truth but the Channel Manager rejects that for fear of government.
38. Zay el naharda (2008)
95 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance
History literally repeats itself when May meets and falls in love with a passionate young actor, only months after the tragic death of her first fiancée. All the 'signs' suggest her new lover will meet the same fate.
39. Mafia (2002)
113 min | Action, Romance
The movie revolves around the problem of an important principle that has been missing from the minds and hearts of many Egyptian youth nowadays, that is loyalty to the motherland. The movie... See full summary »
41. Yom mor... yom helw (1988)
125 min | Drama
A poor family struggles to survive in the slums of Cairo in this depressing social melodrama. Aicha is the widowed matriarch who uses her savvy to avoid tragic calamities. Soon even her ... See full summary »
42. Leilet al quabd al Fatma (1984)
PG-13 | 120 min | Crime, Drama
A tale story of the July, 1952 revolution in Egypt through the experiences of Fatma (Hamama), a young betrothed woman. Her history is told in flash backs as she sits on the roof of her ... See full summary »
43. Emberatoriet meem (1972)
113 min | Drama, Romance
Well off widow working Mother "Mona" is struggling raising 6 kids at different ages ranging from elementary school to University graduating students. The day she thinks to bring a new ... See full summary »
44. Struggle on the Nile (1959)
125 min | Drama, Thriller