Not to be missed: Eid Al-Fitr films across Egyptian cinemas

Ahram Online , Friday 12 Apr 2024

Ahram Online presents a list of not-to-be-missed new Egyptian films, to be released across cinemas during Eid Al-Fitr, with a few international titles brought to the local screen.

Eid Al-Fitr

Along with the new films, you can check the music events here.


10 April 2024

It is an action thriller directed by Karim El-Sobky and written by Wissam Sabry. 

It stars Yousra, Amr Youssef, Mohamed Mamdouh, Amina Khalil, and Dina El-Sherbiny.

The film is inspired by Chuck Hogan's novel, Prince of Thieves.

The film events revolve around Ismail (Amr Youssef) and Hegazy (Mohamed Mamdouh), who carry out thefts on behalf of Dr. Yousra. However, suddenly things turn upside down when the thieves fall in love with their victims.



Fasel Men El-Lahzat El-Laiza (An Interlude of Nice Moments)


10 April 2024

The film, directed by Ahmed El-Gendy and written by Sherif Naguib and George Azmy, sheds light on a couple encountering many problems, until something happens that turns their lives upside down.

The couple has a troublemaking son who always causes them problems. The parents blame each other for these problems and throw responsibility on one another.

The film stars Hesham Maged and Hannah El-Zahed.



Aal Mashi (On the Go)

10 April 2024

The comedy is directed by Mohamed El-Khebeiry and written by Karim Sami, Ahmed Abdelwahab, and Hadeer El-Sherif, with the latter participating in scriptwriting for the first time.

It follows the story of Hadi, a lazy thirty-year-old person, who experiences a big change in his life when he is diagnosed with a rare condition that requires him to move all the time, to avoid life-threatening blood clots.

The film stars Ali Rabie, Karim Afifi, Salah Abdallah, Aya Samaha, and Mohamed Radwan, among others.



Eswed Melawen (Colored Black)

10 April 2024

The film centers on a wedding planner who seeks assistance from a psychiatrist specializing in romantic relationships.

It stars Ahmed Fathy, Bayoumi Fouad, and Rana Raeis.




The First Omen

10 April 2024

It portrays a young American woman who goes to Rome to begin a life of service to the church but encounters a darkness that causes her to question her faith. She uncovers a terrifying conspiracy that hopes to bring about the birth of evil incarnate.

The film stars Charles Dance, Bill Nighy, and Ralph Ineson.




10 April 2024

It is a terrifying thriller inspired by real events. When young women begin to disappear across a small town, a police officer and a street-smart social worker follow clues to a remote farm and discover a local butcher who has been bringing his work home.

The film stars Theo Rossi, Tyrese Gibson, Ronnie Gene Blevins, Wes Chatham, Katherine Moennig, and Andy Armstrong.



The Bricklayer

11 April 2024

It follows a rogue insurgent blackmailing the CIA by assassinating foreign journalists and making it appear the agency is responsible. As other nations turn against the US, the CIA must lure Steve Vail (Aaron Eckhart) their most brilliant and rebellious operative out of retirement. 

The film stars Nina Dobrev, Tim Blake Nelson, Clifton Collins Jr., and Aaron Eckhart.


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