April 28, 2022 04:00 PM | by Jasmine Kamal
Here Are 15 Movies You Can Watch over the Eid Holiday
Eid wouldn't be the same without a nice movie, Eid Kahk, and a hot cup of tea. So, today we wanted to bring together a list of 15 movies to watch during the Eid holiday. There's something for everyone on our list, so you'll probably find your movie here. Keep scrolling and enjoy your Eid!
Here are 15 movies you can watch during Eid:
1. The Hangover
This movie is an ultimate favorite of many. It revolves around 3 men who attend their friend’s bachelor party. However, after the ceremony ends, they wake up the next morning not remembering what happened the day before. What’s more, the groom disappears and his friends keep looking for him.
2. My Bride (Arosty)
Mixing both comedy and romance, Ahmed Hatem and Jamila Awad go on a journey to find out the difference between traditional marriage and that based on love, and which one wins. The movie received plenty of positive reviews and you can watch it on Netflix.
This movie never fails to make us laugh, and we're saying this genuinely from the bottom of our hearts. Kristen Wiig, Rose Byrne, Melissa McCarthy, Maya Rudolph, Ellie Kemper, and Wendi McLendon-Covey are all absolutely hilarious in this film. After you're done watching it, you will definitely want to call your best friend.
4. I Care A Lot
This is a 2020 black satirical comedy starring Rosamund Pike that talks about a con woman who makes a living as a court-appointed legal guardian. She manages to seize the assets of vulnerable elderly people, including the mother of a dangerous gangster.
5. The Suit (El-Badla)
A comedy movie starring Tamer Hosny and Akram Hosny. Its story revolves around Hamada and Walid, who fail to achieve success in their personal and professional lives. However, things take an unexpected turn when they dress up as police officers to attend a costume party. You can also stream the movie on Netflix.
6. La La Land
Great music and romance. If you're looking for a movie with classic, inspiring, and romantic energy, this is the one for you.
7. Gaanna El Bayan Al Taly
It's been 21 years since this iconic comedy came out and it will always have a special place in our hearts. It's hilarious and brilliant with scenes that we all know by heart, but never gets boring.
8. Mamma Mia
It's hard not to have a karaoke session watching this one. ABBA lovers will definitely enjoy this film. It's also set on a Greek island so the entire movie is wonderful escape.
9. When We’re Born (Lama Benetweled)
The film revolves around three different people. The first person is trying to pursue his artistic career in singing, the second is a dreamy Christian woman who falls in love with a young Muslim man, and the third works in sports training. The film was nominated for the Egyptian Best International Feature Film at the 93rd Academy Awards, but it didn't win. You can watch the movie on Netflix.
10. Murder Mystery
A comedy film that revolves around a New York policeman who decides to go with his wife on a European vacation to reinvigorate the spark in their marriage. But a chance encounter leads to them being accused of murdering an old billionaire.
11. Aaz El Weld
A 2021 Egyptian comedy film directed by Sarah Noah, written by Sherif Naguib, and screenplay by George Azmy. The film revolves around four grandmothers who face many challenging situations with children while trying to lead a good, normal life.
A great family movie and a fun way to reminisce on childhood and sing the songs we know by heart.
13. The Blue Elephant Part 1 & 2
Want to add some thrill to your Eid holiday? The blue elephant movies are intense, scary, and mind boggling.
14. The Princess Diaries
We all know and love it. Mia's life changes drastically when she finds out she's actually an heir to the throne of Genovia, a small European country.
This film will always be one of the most important films addressing relationships and love at different stages in our life. It's a very moving and emotional film that you don't want to miss.
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