Egyptian movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant egyptian movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out serious, realistic, touching, visually appealing, humorous and dramatic films and TV shows about / with egyptian, death, storytelling, destiny, friendship, society, sacrifice, mentor, catastrophe and dialogue plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and Fantasy genres shot in USA, Egypt, UK and other countries.
egyptian movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as egyptian: Gods of Egypt (2016), The Pyramid (2014), The Mummy Lives (1993), Excuse my French (2014), THE WEDDING (2018), Exodus: Gods and Kings (2014), Don't Look Up (2021), The Prince of Egypt (1998), She (2001), The Blue Elephant (2014).

List of egyptian movies

Gods of Egypt (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA, Australia, China, Hong Kong
Duration: 127 min.
Story: A common thief joins a mythical god on a quest through Egypt.
Style: exciting, serious, epic, fairy tale, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: mythology, ancient egypt, good versus evil, adventure, egyptian mythology, legends and myths, myth, immortality, escapades, desert, pyramid, save the day ...
Place: egypt
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The Pyramid (2014)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Morocco
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A team of U.S. archaeologists unearths an ancient pyramid buried deep beneath the Egyptian desert. As they search the pyramid's depths, they become hopelessly lost in its dark and endless catacombs. Searching for a way out, they become ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, intense, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens
Plot: monster, found footage, supernatural, pyramid, archeological dig, archaeologist, survival, death, egyptian mythology, egyptology, mythology, desert ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2013
Place: egypt, cairo egypt
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The Mummy Lives (1993)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: An Egyptian noble, sentenced to death for a forbidden affair, returns from the grave 3,000 years later and becomes obsessed with a woman whom he thinks is the reincarnation of his dead lover.
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, suspense, bleak ...
Plot: mummy, afterlife, egyptian, sacrifice, reincarnation, good versus evil, supernatural, heroic mission, deadly creature, dealing with death, curses spells and rituals, obsessive quest ...
Place: egypt
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Excuse my French (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Egypt
Duration: 99 min.
Story: 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.
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, stylized, sad
Plot: youth, school, social differences, hidden identity, discrimination, religions or cults, family problems, society, teachers and students, dishonesty, death in the family, disorder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: middle east, egypt
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Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Egypt, UK, USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: A young Muslim man, Rami, who is engaged to a young woman named Sara. We soon discover that Sam is also involved on the side with a young male artist named Lee.
Style: lgbt cinema, psychological, suspenseful, captivating, unusual plot structure ...
Plot: gay, lgbt, muslim, bisexual, egyptian, loneliness, gay slur, couples, couple relations, forced marriage, love, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century
Place: new york, brooklyn new york city
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Exodus: Gods and Kings (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: UK, Spain, USA
Duration: 150 min.
Story: The defiant leader Moses rises up against the Egyptian Pharaoh Ramses, setting 400,000 slaves on a monumental journey of escape from Egypt and its terrifying cycle of deadly plagues.
Style: epic, biblical, stylized, harsh, visually appealing ...
Plot: ancient egypt, religion, old testament, god, ancient history, christianity, bible, christian, judaism, jewish, slavery, prophet ...
Time: ancient times, middle ages
Place: egypt, holy land, israel, middle east, xian
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Don't Look Up (2021)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 138 min.
Story: Two low-level astronomers, upon discovering that a meteor will strike the Earth in six months, go on a media tour to try to warn the world but find an unreceptive and unbelieving populace.
Style: apocalyptic, funny, entertaining, feel good, light ...
Plot: meteorite, end of the world, asteroid, disaster, comet, climate change, natural disaster, astronaut, save the world, swinger, outer space, apocalypse ...
Time: 21st century, future, year 1994, distant future
Place: washington d.c., usa, new york, illinois, michigan ...
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The Prince of Egypt (1998)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: This is the extraordinary tale of two brothers named Moses and Ramses, one born of royal blood, and one an orphan with a secret past. Growing up the best of friends, they share a strong bond of free-spirited youth and good-natured rivalry. But the ...
Style: uplifting, captivating, exciting, stylized, biblical ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, girls' night, pre-teens
Plot: slavery, ancient egypt, adventure, pharaoh, ancient history, religion, freedom, prince, jewish, family, self discovery, hopes ...
Place: egypt, north africa
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She (2001)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada, UK, Bulgaria, Italy
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Leo Vincey receives a map from his late father, leading him to the legendary city of Kor in search of an explanation for his mysterious ancestry. He is accompanied by his girlfriend Roxanne. He discovers that he is the only descendant of an Egyptian ...
Plot: girl fight, lost city, female warrior, reincarnation, magic, palace, female nudity, death of father, immortality, regicide, mummy, lost civilization ...
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The Blue Elephant (2014)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Egypt
Duration: 170 min.
Story: Psychiatrist Dr. Yehia returns to El-Abbaseya Hospital five years after the death of his family. His return coincide with the arrival of a new patient, Sherif, a friend from college, who is accused of murder.
Style: tense, twists and turns, psychological, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: mental institution, doctors and patients, confined, mystery, losing-it hero, psychiatrist, uncover truth, friends, crimes, mysticism, power relations, graphic violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: egypt
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Bubba Ho-Tep (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Bubba Ho-tep tells the "true" story of what really did become of Elvis Presley. We find Elvis as an elderly resident in an East Texas rest home, who switched identities with an Elvis impersonator years before his "death," then ...
Style: funny, humorous, surreal, absurd, light ...
Plot: mummy, nightmare, roommate, dark humor, mental illness, irreverent, president, musician, elvis impersonator, old age, death of friend, african american ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: texas, austin texas, las vegas, usa, egypt ...
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Wife of an Important Man (1987)
Genre: Drama
Country: Egypt
Duration: 115 min.
Story: The story of the rise and fall of an Egyptian police officer, during the regime of President Anwar El Sadat.
Plot: university, husband wife relationship, neighbor, miscarriage, arrest, suicide, terror, repression, journalist, cinema, schoolgirl, gambling ...
Time: year 1975, year 1977
Place: egypt, cairo egypt
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The Tomb (1986)
Genre: Horror, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: An Egyptian princess rises from the dead and goes to California for the amulets she needs.
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, exciting, scary
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mummy, tomb, occult, demon, stripper, villainess, fortune hunter, female nudity, lesbianism, supernatural power, amulet, egyptology ...
Place: egypt, africa, middle east
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Gallipoli (1981)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History, War
Country: Australia
Duration: 110 min.
Story: As World War I rages, brave and youthful Australians Archy and Frank, both agile runners, become friends and enlist in the Australian and New Zealand Army Corps together. They later find themselves part of the Dardanelles Campaign on the Gallipoli ...
Style: harsh, touching, atmospheric, epic, emotional ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: world war one, anti war, military, british empire, friendship, idealism, human spirit, war, politics, military life, battle zone, innocence lost ...
Time: 1910s, 1920s, 20th century, year 1915, 18th century
Place: australia, egypt, ottoman empire, turkey, england ...
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Anywhere But Here (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: In this adaptation of the Mona Simpson novel, single mother Adele August is bad with money, and even worse when it comes to making decisions. Her straight-laced daughter, Ann, is a successful high school student with Ivy League aspirations. When ...
Style: sexy, touching, feel good, visually appealing, unusual plot structure ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: mother daughter relationship, coming of age, women, teen angst, teenager, bittersweet, small town, mother, friendship, teenage girl, single mother, female protagonist ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, year 1995
Place: los angeles, california, beverly hills, usa, wisconsin
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God on Trial (2008)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: UK
Duration: 86 min.
Story: In the Jewish tradition of arguing with God, Jewish prisoners in Auschwitz decide to put God on Trial.
Style: thought provoking, serious, disturbing, tense, realistic ...
Plot: holocaust, concentration camp, atrocity, world war two, genocide, legal, debate, war crime, injustice, confined, life is a bitch, anti semitism ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s
Place: europe, poland, germany, israel
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The Great Journey (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Morocco, Bulgaria
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Reda, summoned to accompany his father on a pilgrimage to Mecca, complies reluctantly - as he preparing for his baccalaureat and, even more important, has a secret love relationship. The trip across Europe in a broken-down car is also the departure ...
Style: road movie, realistic, serious, touching, sentimental ...
Plot: pilgrimage, father son relationship, journey, on the road, family relations, culture clash, golden years, youth, hopes, society, teenage life, human nature ...
Time: contemporary
Place: serbia, france, europe, saudi arabia, bulgaria ...
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The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 2 (2012)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: After the birth of Renesmee, the Cullens gather other vampire clans in order to protect the child from a false allegation that puts the family in front of the Volturi.
Style: twists and turns, atmospheric, sentimental, psychotronic, serious ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, girls' night, teen drama
Plot: vampire, werewolf, romance, vampire human love, supernatural romance, immortality, supernatural being, love, supernatural, bloodsucker, female vampire, impossible love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 2010s
Place: washington d.c., usa
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It's Kind of a Funny Story (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A clinically depressed teenager gets a new start after he checks himself into an adult psychiatric ward.
Style: touching, sentimental, funny, humorous, visually appealing ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, teen drama
Plot: mental illness, coming of age, depression, teenage love, teenage life, psychiatric ward, friendship, adolescence, anxiety, mental institution, teenage boy, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
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The Visitor (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A college professor travels to New York City to attend a conference and finds a young couple living in his apartment.
Style: realistic, emotional, touching, philosophical, depressing ...
Plot: loneliness, self discovery, friendship, immigrants, life, professor, lawyer, jazz, immigration, existentialism, midlife crisis, life philosophy ...
Place: new york, connecticut, new jersey, michigan, senegal ...
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Swann in Love (1984)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, West Germany
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Swann (Jeremy Irons), an eligible bachelor in the best circles of fin-de-si├Ęcle Paris, has also some more vulgar but rich friends, the Verdurins. Through them he meets Odette (Ornella Muti), a courtesan, with whom he falls hopelessly in love. She ...
Style: sexy, realistic, serious, sexual, gloomy ...
Plot: duchess, erotica, sensuality, jealousy, prostitute, obsession, couples, power relations, unfulfillment, romance, gays and lesbians, dishonesty ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s
Place: paris france, europe, france, italy, egypt
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A Talking Picture (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, History, War
Country: Portugal, France, Italy
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A meditation on civilization. July, 2001: friends wave as a cruise ship departs Lisbon for Mediterranean ports and the Indian Ocean. On board and on day trips in Marseilles, Pompeii, Athens, Istanbul, and Cairo, a professor tells her young daughter ...
Style: humorous, clever, psychological, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: cruise, greek, family relations, ship, love and romance, legends and myths, introspection, couple relations, self discovery, couples, parents and children, cruise ship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, middle ages, year 2001
Place: mediterranean sea, cairo egypt, athens greece, greece, istanbul turkey ...
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Rendition (2007)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: When an Egyptian terrorism suspect "disappears" on a flight from Africa to Washington DC, his American wife and a CIA analyst find themselves caught up in a struggle to secure his release from a secret detention facility somewhere outside ...
Style: rough, serious, tense, suspenseful, disturbing ...
Plot: terrorism, politics, conspiracy, cia, kidnapping, terrorist, surveillance, torture, war on terror, spy, police brutality, introspection ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: middle east, washington d.c., south africa, egypt, iraq ...
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Agora (2009)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: Spain, Malta, Bulgaria
Duration: 127 min.
Story: A historical drama set in Roman Egypt, concerning philosopher Hypatia of Alexandria and her relationship with her slave Davus, who is torn between his love for her and the possibility of gaining his freedom by joining the rising tide of Christianity.
Style: philosophical, epic, emotional, sincere, sexy ...
Plot: ancient history, roman empire, impossible love, political unrest, atheism, mathematics, ancient egypt, religions or cults, master and servant, medieval, historical character, christianity ...
Time: 5th century, middle ages
Place: egypt, alexandria egypt, ancient greece, rome italy, spain ...
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Cargo (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A young Russian woman, smuggled into America by human traffickers, and a notorious Egyptian transporter hired to drive her from the Mexican border to New York City, form an unlikely bond that transforms them and threatens to derail the ...
Style: disturbing, tense, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: human trafficking, sex slavery, kidnapping, confined, life is a bitch, society, crimes, on the road, brutality, rape, abduction, russian immigrant ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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The House on Chelouche Street (1973)
Genre: Drama
Country: Israel
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A fatherless family immigrates to Israel from Egypt during the British Mandate period. The film traces the hardships the family suffers in the politically unstable country.
Style: serious, realistic, emotional, touching, sincere ...
Plot: youth, coming of age, teenage boy, british soldier, virgin, widow, labor strike, loss of virginity, communist, young romance, jewish, parent child relationship ...
Time: 1940s
Place: israel, palestine
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Hassan and Marcus (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Egypt
Duration: 120 min.
Story: When the lives of Mahmoud, a Muslim Sheikh (Omar Sharif) and Boulos, a Christian Theologian (Adel Imam) are threatened by religious extremists on both sides, the Egyptian government inducts them into a witness protection program that requires them ...
Style: realistic, humorous, captivating, light, semi serious ...
Plot: on the run, friendship, assassination attempt, switching roles, family relations, culture clash, society, disorder, parents and children, fall in love, fake identity, witness ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: egypt, africa, middle east
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Mummies Alive! (1997)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 30 min.
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Story: Mummies Alive! is an American animated series from DIC Entertainment. It originally aired for one season in 1997. In ancient Egypt, an evil sorcerer named Scarab, kills the pharaoh's son, Prince Rapses, so he can become immortal. Entombed ...
Style: exciting, captivating, serious
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: mummy, superhero, pharaoh, ancient egypt, sword and sorcery, museum, reincarnation, adventure, ancient mystery, family, master villain, heroes ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: san francisco, usa, egypt
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My Brother the Devil (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Fourteen-year-old Mo is a lonely, sensitive boy whose hunger for the rant and banter of buddies makes him prone to tread dangerous territories. He idolizes his handsome older brother, Rashid, a charismatic, well-respected member of a local gang, ...
Style: realistic, touching, bleak, serious, rough ...
Audience: teen drama
Plot: gay, gay couple, gang, brother brother relationship, gay muslim, lgbt, family relations, life is a bitch, juvenile delinquency, crimes, gang war, urban ghetto life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: london, england, europe, east end london
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Cairo Time (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Canada, Ireland, Egypt
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In Cairo on her own as she waits for her husband, Juliette finds herself caught in a whirlwind romance with his friend Tareq, a retired cop. As Tareq escorts Juliette around the city, they find themselves in the middle of a brief affair that catches ...
Style: touching, emotional, captivating, serious, atmospheric ...
Audience: date night
Plot: infidelity, tourist, love affair, love, marriage, character study, dishonesty, fall in love, middle aged woman, couples, love and romance, romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 1920s
Place: egypt, middle east, cairo egypt, alexandria egypt, california ...
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