With MISR International Films (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)
1. Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen (2009)
PG-13 | 149 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Sam Witwicky leaves the Autobots behind for a normal life. But when his mind is filled with cryptic symbols, the Decepticons target him and he is dragged back into the Transformers' war.
Votes: 386,502 | Gross: $402.11M
2. A Stand Worthy of Men (2021)
A comedy about a group of friends as they get reunited to help one of their own find his way out of major trouble. As the situation gets more complicated, they are forced to take a trip to a coastal town.
3. The Insult (2017)
R | 113 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
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.
Votes: 15,109 | Gross: $1.00M
5. September 11 (2002)
Unrated | 134 min | Drama
The effects of the 9/11 terrorist attacks are told from different points of view around the world.
Directors: Youssef Chahine, Amos Gitai, Shôhei Imamura, Alejandro G. Iñárritu, Claude Lelouch, Ken Loach, Samira Makhmalbaf, Mira Nair, Idrissa Ouedraogo, Sean Penn, Danis Tanovic | Stars: Maryam Karimi, Mohamad Dolati, Agelem Habibi, Esmat Vahedi
6. The Emigrant (1994)
129 min | Drama
The biblical tale of Joseph is told from an Egyptian perspective in this interesting character study. In this film, Joseph is called Ram. Ram, tired of his family's backward superstitious ... See full summary »
7. Alexandria... Why? (1979)
Not Rated | 133 min | Drama
"Yahia", a young man living in the cosmopolitan Alexandria during World War II. Between his dreams, which up to Hollywood, and constraints of his life in the middle class, trying to be a ... See full summary »
8. 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 judgements are ... See full summary »
10. 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 »
11. 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 Other (1999)
105 min | Drama, Romance
Egyptian director Youssef Chahine exposes the links between power and fanaticism and denounces intolerance in this bitter portrait of the Egyptian business world, where unconditional drive ... See full summary »
13. A Girl Named Zat (2013– )
45 min | Drama, History
Based on Sonallah Ibrahim's celebrated novel, "Zaat" explores the social and political winds of change in Egypt starting from 1952, when the main character "Zaat" was born, all the way up to the present day.
14. Adieu Bonaparte (1985)
115 min | Drama, History, War
A story during the French Occupation of Egypt (1797-1803), depicting the conflict between tradintion and modernization in the context of fighting the French invadors.
16. 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.
18. Bab el shams (2004)
278 min | Romance, Drama, War
In the beginning was Palestine, and the story of Younes (Orwa Nyrabia) began, known as Abou Salem, known as the Man, said to be the father of Ibrahim, fighting the English from the age of ... See full synopsis »
20. El Medina (1999)
108 min | Drama
A young Egyptian with acting ambitions leaves his country for France with dreams of becoming a movie star, much to the disgust of his father, who wants him to move to Saudi Arabia and get rich.
21. Mercedes (1993)
108 min | Drama
Noubi, an avowed communist from a wealthy family, sets out to find his half-brother Gamal after Gamal inherits his father's fortune. In the process, Noubi is supposed to kill his stepmother... See full summary »
22. Resala ela alwaly (1998)
Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
In the year 1807, they city of Rashid is under attack by the British forces. Harfoush, a brave knight must deliver a message to the ruler of Egypt to demand military aid in order to resist ... See full summary »
23. Beggars and Proud Ones (1991)
92 min | Drama, Mystery
The setting is Cairo in June of 1945, during the last days of the Second World War. Gohar, a former university professor, encounters a young prostitute in an empty brothel and kills her in ... See full summary »
25. Beirut Open City (2008)
101 min | Drama
Khaled is a young director looking to make a movie about the situation in Beirut, while writing the script, he discovers dark secrets about what he's actually dealing with.
27. Lady of the Palace (2004)
58 min | Documentary
Traces the history of Mount Lebanon's Joumblat family from the 17th century to the present, focusing on early-twentieth century leader and politician Nazira Joumblat. Born in 1889, Nazira ... See full summary »
28. Sphinx - Geheimnisse der Geschichte (1994– )
43 min | Documentary
This German format is not a series properly speaking, as it has no permanent cast or script continuity, but presents each time a 45 minutes documentary, usually in part presented as a ... See full summary »
31. Zelal (2010)
90 min | Documentary
An invitation to probe into one of Egypt's least exposed areas: the world of psychiatry and "madness". The daily detention of those who have gone to the other side of society. The film is a foray into this world of outcast and recluses.
36. The Legend of Rose Al-Youssef (2002)
56 min | Documentary
Although Egyptian actress and political activist Rose Al-Youssef was adamant about not allowing the production of any work that presented the story of her life, her family finally gave ... See full summary »
Director: Mohammad Kamel El-Kalyubi
58 min | Documentary, History, Music
Filmmakers Madeleine Verschaffelt and Ahmed Rachedi take us on a musical journey with RAI STORY, starting in the Algerian city of Oran, where the rai musical tradition began. In 1923, the ... See full summary »
39. When a Woman Sings (2003)
52 min | Documentary, History, Music
This music-filled documentary examines the impact singers Umm Kulthum and Mounira El-Mahdeya had on Egyptian politics and society during the first half of the 20th century. Through classic ... See full summary »
Director: Mustafa Hasnaoui
43. Women Who Loved Cinema, Part I (2002 Video)
116 min | Documentary
Featuring rare film footage and interviews with scholars and directors such as Youssef Chahine, WOMEN WHO LOVED CINEMA, PART ONE chronicles the achievements of women filmmakers whose ... See full summary »
44. Bedur (1974)
78 min | Drama
Saber, the sewage worker, recognizes the role of the person who decides to repent. He claims to the people of Al-Hara that he is his cousin and lives in the home of Nusa. Mimu, a member of the gang, arrives at her home.
49. Fama: Heroism Without Glory (2004)
52 min | Documentary, Biography, History
FAMA: HEROISM WITHOUT GLORY celebrates the life and career of Me Fama, the Moroccan revolutionary who fought against French and Spanish troops before Morocco was granted its independence in... See full summary »
Director: Dalila Ennadre