Arabic Movies

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1. Asmaa (2011)

96 min | Drama

A woman who suffers from AIDS decides not to surrender to the fatal disease. She exerts huge efforts in trying to recover or by helping those who suffer the same disease by giving them glimmers of hope.

Director: Amr Salama | Stars: Hind Sabri, Maged El-Kidwani, Hani Adel, Fatmah Adel

Votes: 4,168

2. Cairo 678 (2010)

100 min | Drama

Unfolds the poignant story of three women and their search for justice from the daily plight of sexual harassment in Egypt.

Director: Mohamed Diab | Stars: Nelly Karim, Bushra, Maged El-Kidwani, Basem Samrah

Votes: 4,021

3. Heliopolis (2009)

96 min | Drama

8 characters skew lifelines that never really intersect in the suburb of Heliopolis in Cairo within a frame of time of 24 hours all in a very stagnant state and never achieving goals.

Director: Ahmad Abdalla | Stars: Kal Naga, Yousra El Lozy, Hanan Motawie, Hani Adel

Votes: 639

4. Theeb (2014)

Not Rated | 100 min | Adventure, Drama, Thriller

80 Metascore

In the Ottoman province of Hijaz during World War I, a young Bedouin boy experiences a greatly hastened coming-of-age as he embarks on a perilous desert journey to guide a British officer to his secret destination.

Director: Naji Abu Nowar | Stars: Jacir Eid Al-Hwietat, Hussein Salameh Al-Sweilhiyeen, Hassan Mutlag Al-Maraiyeh, Jack Fox

Votes: 10,306 | Gross: $0.28M

5. Wadjda (2012)

PG | 98 min | Comedy, Drama

81 Metascore

An enterprising Saudi girl signs on for her school's Koran recitation competition as a way to raise the remaining funds she needs in order to buy the green bicycle that has captured her interest.

Director: Haifaa Al-Mansour | Stars: Waad Mohammed, Reem Abdullah, Abdullrahman Al Gohani, Ahd

Votes: 19,244 | Gross: $1.35M

6. Tickling Giants (2016)

TV-14 | 111 min | Documentary

78 Metascore

While the Egyptian revolution of 2011 is underway, surgeon turned comedian Bassem Youssef airs a television show that makes him popular to his countrymen but disliked by the government.

Director: Sara Taksler | Stars: Bassem Youssef, Jon Stewart, Shadi Alfons, Khaled Mansour

Votes: 1,568 | Gross: $0.04M

7. 18 Days (2011)

125 min | Comedy, Drama

Ten separate stories about the Egyptian Revolution of 2011.

Directors: Maryam Abu-Of, Kamlah Abu-Zikri, Muhammad Ali, Sharif Arafah, Ahmad Ala El-Dib, Sherif Elbendary, Marwan Hamed, Khalid Marie, Yusri Nasrullah, Ahmad Abdalla | Stars: Ahmed Helmy, Amr Waked, Mona Zaki, Asser Yassin

Votes: 1,233

8. The Nile Hilton Incident (2017)

Unrated | 111 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

70 Metascore

A maid witnesses a murder at an upscale hotel and a policeman is assigned to the case, but it soon becomes clear that important people don't want the case solved.

Director: Tarik Saleh | Stars: Fares Fares, Mari Malek, Yasser Ali Maher, Ahmed Selim

Votes: 7,442 | Gross: $0.08M

9. Capernaum (2018)

R | 126 min | Drama

75 Metascore

While serving a five-year sentence for a violent crime, a 12-year-old boy sues his parents for neglect.

Director: Nadine Labaki | Stars: Zain Al Rafeea, Yordanos Shiferaw, Boluwatife Treasure Bankole, Kawsar Al Haddad

Votes: 68,472 | Gross: $1.66M

10. Of Fathers and Sons (2017)

Not Rated | 99 min | Documentary, War

70 Metascore

Talal Derki returns to his homeland where he gains the trust of a radical Islamist family, sharing their daily life for over two years.

Director: Talal Derki | Stars: Abu Osama, Ayman Osama, Osama Osama

Votes: 2,188 | Gross: $0.01M

11. The Insult (2017)

R | 113 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

72 Metascore

After an emotional exchange between a Lebanese Christian and a Palestinian refugee escalates, the men end up in a court case that gets national attention.

Director: Ziad Doueiri | Stars: Adel Karam, Kamel El Basha, Camille Salameh, Diamand Bou Abboud

Votes: 15,231 | Gross: $1.00M

12. Where Do We Go Now? (2011)

PG-13 | 110 min | Comedy, Drama

60 Metascore

A group of Lebanese women try to ease religious tensions between Christians and Muslims in their village.

Director: Nadine Labaki | Stars: Claude Baz Moussawbaa, Nadine Labaki, Yvonne Maalouf, Layla Hakim

Votes: 11,910 | Gross: $0.53M

13. Caramel (2007)

PG | 95 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

70 Metascore

A romantic comedy centered on the daily lives of five Lebanese women living in Beirut.

Director: Nadine Labaki | Stars: Nadine Labaki, Joanna Moukarzel, Gisèle Aouad, Yasmine Al Massri

Votes: 13,125 | Gross: $1.06M

14. Microphone (II) (2010)

120 min | Comedy, Drama, Music

Khaled returns from USA to his mother's funeral at his hometown: Alexandria, Egypt. He decides to make it a fresh new start even if it meant mending his first love story yet it proved a ... See full summary »

Director: Ahmad Abdalla | Stars: Kal Naga, Yousra El Lozy, Hani Adel, Ahmed Magdy

Votes: 1,548

15. The Time That Remains (2009)

Not Rated | 109 min | Drama, History

74 Metascore

An examination of the creation of the state of Israel in 1948 through to the present day.

Director: Elia Suleiman | Stars: Menashe Noy, Elia Suleiman, Baher Agbariya, Zidane Awad

Votes: 2,324 | Gross: $0.02M

16. The Square (2013)

Not Rated | 95 min | Documentary, Drama, History

84 Metascore

A group of Egyptian revolutionaries battle leaders and regimes, risking their lives to build a new society of conscience.

Director: Jehane Noujaim | Stars: Ahmed Hassan, Khalid Abdalla, Magdy Ashour, Ramy Essam

Votes: 8,711 | Gross: $0.12M

17. Sheikh Jackson (2017)

Not Rated | 93 min | Drama

63 Metascore

An Islamic cleric has a crisis of faith when he hears the news that his childhood idol, Michael Jackson, has died.

Director: Amr Salama | Stars: Ahmad El-Fishawi, Maged El-Kidwani, Ahmed Malek, Amina Khalil

Votes: 2,661

18. Jews of Egypt (2013)

96 min | Documentary

A documentary that captures fragments of the lives of the Egyptian Jewish community in the first half of the twentieth century until their second grand exodus after the tripartite attack of... See full summary »

Director: Amir Ramses

Votes: 97 | Gross: $0.01M

19. Bentein men misr (2010)

125 min | Drama

Two virgin women in a society where marriage is part of the female identity

Director: Mohamed Amin | Stars: Zeina, Saba Mubarak, Eyad Nassar, Ahmed Wafik

Votes: 527

20. Messages from the Sea (2010)

133 min | Drama, Romance

A man witnesses the drastic changes in society as he goes back to the Alexandria of his youth.

Director: Daoud Abdel Sayed | Stars: Asser Yassin, Basma, Mayy Kassab, Muhammad Lutfi

Votes: 1,434

21. In the Last Days of the City (2016)

118 min | Drama

75 Metascore

A documentary filmmaker in Cairo is having difficulty finishing his film, so his friends send him footage from the cities they live in: Baghdad, Beirut, and Berlin.

Director: Tamer El Said | Stars: Khalid Abdalla, Laila Samy, Hanan Youssef, Mariam Saleh Saad

Votes: 479

22. After the Battle (2012)

Not Rated | 124 min | Drama, History

Mahmoud was part of the armed groups coerced by the Egyptian Government which carried out attacks on protestors in Tahir Square the 2nd of February 2011. Since then, Mahmoud has lost his ... See full summary »

Director: Yusri Nasrullah | Stars: Menna Shalabi, Basem Samrah, Nahed El Sebaï, Salah Abdullah

Votes: 484

23. Rags & Tatters (2013)

87 min | Biography, Drama

In one of the most extraordinary nights in the history of Egypt, the prisons were suddenly opened, leaving thousands of prisoners wandering the desert. Among them was one man trying to find... See full summary »

Director: Ahmad Abdalla | Stars: Asser Yassin, Amr Abed, Muhammad Mamdooh, Mona Sheimy

Votes: 401

24. Curfew (2020)

93 min | Drama, Family, History

The events take place in the fall of 2013 after the curfew decision in Egypt, where Fatin is released from prison after spending 20 years for committing a horrific crime. As she's forced to... See full summary »

Director: Amir Ramses | Stars: Ilham Shaheen, Amina Khalil, Ahmed Magdy, Mahmoud Ellisy

Votes: 210

25. Nawara (2015)

122 min | Drama

Every day Nawara goes to work along a path that takes her between the alleys of the poor neighborhood and the roads that lead to the villas within a luxury compound. Every day, on her way ... See full summary »

Director: Hala Khalil | Stars: Menna Shalabi, Ameer Salah Eldin, Ahmed Rateb, Mahmoud Hemida

Votes: 752

26. You Will Die at 20 (2019)

103 min | Drama

81 Metascore

Shortly after Muzamil was born, the village's holy man predicts that he will die at age 20. Muzamil's father can't stand the curse and leaves home. Sakina raises her son as a single mother, overly protective. One day, Muzamil turns 19.

Director: Amjad Abu Alala | Stars: Islam Mubarak, Mustafa Shehata, Moatasem Rashed, Bonna Khalid

Votes: 1,784

27. Tahrir 2011: The Good, the Bad, and the Politician (2011)

90 min | Documentary

Months after Hosni Mubarak stepped down, Egyptians country-wide seem determined to maintain the insurgency until their demands are met.

Directors: Ayten Amin, Tamer Ezzat, Amr Salama, Ahmad Abdalla

Votes: 207

28. Villa 69 (2013)

120 min | Drama

A dramedy about illness, intimacy and death sparkles with the lighthearted touch of Director Ayten Amin. Hussein, played by Khaled abol Naga, is a terminally ill, yet charming architect who... See full summary »

Director: Ayten Amin | Stars: Kal Naga, Lebleba, Arwa Gouda, Omar El Ghandour

Votes: 773

29. Excuse My French (2014)

Not Rated | 99 min | Comedy

A Christian kid suddenly is forced to go to a public school after his father dies and because of a misunderstanding everyone thinks that he's a Muslim.

Directors: Amr Salama, Rami Gheit | Stars: Ahmad Dash, Ahmed Helmy, Kinda Alloush, Hani Adel

Votes: 4,100

30. Exterior/Night (2018)

Not Rated | 95 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama

Three people had to live together for one night.

Director: Ahmad Abdalla | Stars: Karim Kassem, Mona Hala, Sherief El Desouky, Ahmed Magdy

Votes: 826

31. Decor (2014)

105 min | Drama

This unique black and white film is a psychological drama about an Egyptian production designer named Maha. The film takes an unnerving turn when she finds herself transported into a ... See full summary »

Director: Ahmad Abdalla | Stars: Kal Naga, Maged El-Kidwani, Houria Farghally, Samar Morsi

Votes: 551

32. Yomeddine (2018)

Not Rated | 97 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama

62 Metascore

A Coptic leper and his orphaned apprentice leave the confines of the leper colony for the first time and embark on a journey across Egypt to search for what is left of their families.

Director: A.B. Shawky | Stars: Rady Gamal, Ahmed Abdelhafiz, Osama Abdallah, Adel Abdulsalam

Votes: 1,489 | Gross: $0.01M

33. Bel Alwan ElTabeaya (2009)

98 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

The film revolves around Joseph student at the Faculty of Fine Arts, who responded to the call of talent and love of drawing against the family's wishes, which she dreamed By joining the ... See full summary »

Director: Osama Fawzy | Stars: Karim Kassem, Ramsi Lehner, Ibrahim Salah, Farah Yusuf

Votes: 194



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