Best new Egyptian Movies in 2018 & 2017 (Netflix & Cinema List)

The Vore's Film staff selects the top best Egyptian movies of 2018 in cinema, DVD and Netflix. Are Marwan Hamed, Jehane Noujaim & Daoud Abdel Sayed Egypt's biggest directors?

Of all the North African countries, Egypt is the country that produces by far the most movies every year. Unfortunately, only a small amount of those reaches foreign audiences.

New Egyptian movies in 2018

Top movies up for release in 2018

  • Photocopy

    DIRECTOR: Tamer Ashry
    CAST: Mahmood Hemaidah, Sherine Reda, Farah Youssef, Bayoumi Fouad

    Mahmoud is an old man running a copyshop in Cairo. He sees himself faced with challenges; in a world where the computer is becoming more and more important, is there still a place for him? A heart-warming comedy/drama about old age and final opportunities. Read more

    RATING: 74/100

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Best Egyptian movies of 2017

Top rated 2017 Egyptian movies

  • Cactus Flower

    DIRECTOR: Hala Elkoussy
    CAST: Salma Samy Menha Batraoui Marwan Alazab

    A struggling young actresses' and an elderly bourgeois woman's fate coincide in chaotic Cairo as they've both become homeless. A young street boy called Yassin takes care of the women, which is the start of a wondrous journey through the city. Read more

    RATING: 84/100

    RELEASE DATE: January 28th, 2017

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Best Egyptian movies on Netflix or DVD in 2018

2010's best rated Egyptian movies out on DVD, Bluray or streaming on VOD (Netflix, Amazon).

  • The Blue Elephant

    DIRECTOR: Marwan Hamed
    CAST: Karim Abdel Aziz Khaled El Sawy Nelly Karim

    A psychotherapist is assigned the department of treating the criminally insane; to his shock, one day he receives his best friend as a patient, when he tries to help him,... Read more

    RATING: 83/100

    RELEASE DATE: July 28th, 2014

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  • Asmaa

    DIRECTOR: Amr Salama
    CAST: Hend Sabry Maged El Kedwany Hani Adel

    A telling tale of hope, humanity and will; a woman who suffers from AIDS decides not to succumb to it, rather strive to survive and also help others who suffer from this... Read more

    RATING: 83/100

    RELEASE DATE: October 17th, 2011

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  • Al Midan

    DIRECTOR: Jehane Noujaim
    CAST: Ahmed Hassan Khalid Abdalla Magdy Ashour

    The film highlights the civil revolution against a tyrannic Egyptian government as numerous revolutionaries gather to risk their lives in a battle against the tyrant... Read more

    RATING: 81/100

    RELEASE DATE: January 10th, 2014

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  • Messages from the Sea

    DIRECTOR: Daoud Abdel Sayed
    CAST: Asser Yassin Basma Mai Kassab

    A man decides to visit the enigmatic city of Alexandria where he had spent his youth but when he arrives there, he begins to notice the drastic social and cultural... Read more

    RATING: 74/100

    RELEASE DATE: October 15th, 2011

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  • After The Battle

    DIRECTOR: Yousry Nasrallah
    CAST: Menna Shalabi Bassem Samra Nahed El Sebaï

    A story that depicts the two different worlds that exist in post revolution era through two men; as one who was a part of the armed groups that were appointed by the... Read more

    RATING: 55/100

    RELEASE DATE: September 19th, 2012

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