Underrated Egyptian Films

I think we all agree that Egyptian films are the best, especially those comedies that make us laugh till we cry. This list is a bit different though, we’re dedicating it to those forgotten underrated Egyptian films that are equally funny.

By Mariam Elhamy

Banat El 3am

3 Girls were cursed to live in men’s bodies. This hilarious comedy brings out the female and male perspectives in a creative and funny way.

Teer Enta

Teer Enta sends out a strong message of how to be yourself in every situation in a comedic and artistic way with bedazzled Ahmed Mekky and charming Donia Samir Ghanem perfecting all their 8 different characters!

3andaleeb El Dokki

Mohamed Henedy just never fails to make us laugh. We fell in love with 3andaleeb el Dokki when it first came out in 2008 and it’s definitely on our list to watch again.

Yabani Asly

What do you know about Japan? Find out how an Egyptian man struggles as he tries to win over his wife by following her after she moves back to Japan.

3eyal 7abiba

A young man in love gets hit by a car, when he wakes up his dad finds out that he has to repeat the events of the day he had the accident exactly the same way it happened the first time.

Nady El Regal El Serry

Imagine a secret organization where men can cheat on their wives and not get caught? Find out how Karim Abdel Aziz, Bayoumi Fouad, and Maged El Kedwany pulled it off in Nady El Regal El Serry.

Laf W Dawaran

A bit newer than the others, Laf w Dawaran combines 2 iconic actors in the comedy scene, Ahmed Helmy and Donia Samir Ghanem. Watch them fall in love as they try to become con artists.

H. Dabbour 

Another film by Ahmed Mekky and Lotfy Labib is not to be missed. This comedy is a bit forgotten but pretty damn funny.

El 7arb El 3alameya El Talta

When you want to sincerely laugh from your heart, never doubt the power of this trio: Ahmed Fahmy, Chico, and Hesham Maged.

Bolbol 7ayran

Watch the mischievous way 2 girls get back at the man who dated them both at the same time in this comedy by Ahmed Helmy, Sherry Adel and Zeina.

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