Films to watch this Eid Al-Adha

Whether you are in the mood for something funny, scary, romantic, or are looking for some adrenaline rush, there is definitely an option available for you. (Photo: Envato Elements)
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If you are a movie lover, check out these films being screened at local cinemas. Whether you are in the mood for something funny, scary, romantic, or are looking for some adrenaline rush, there is definitely an option available for you.

Bahebek (I Love You)Comedy

The events of this movie follow the life of a man with two love stories. As the character flounders between the two girls, the plot reveals the different expressions of love that occur between a man and a woman.

The Egyptian film stars famous singer Tamer Hosny, Hana El-Zahed, Huda El-Mufti, and Hamdy El-Merghany. It is Hosny’s directorial feature; besides starring in it, he also wrote the screenplay.

It is also Hosny and Zahed’s second collaboration, following the 2009 television series “Farq Tawqit”.

“Bahebek” is produced by Synergy, TH Production, and Sky Limit.


An obnoxious music show host finds herself in the midst of supernatural chaos when she agrees to transport an old woman to an address for money.

The film is directed by Rob Savage and stars Annie Hardy, Angela Enahoro, and Amar Chandha-Patel.

Jurassic World: DominionAdventure and science fiction

Four years after the destruction of Isla Nublar, dinosaurs now live — and hunt — alongside humans all over the world. This fragile balance will reshape the future of a new era and finally determine whether human beings are to remain the apex predators on a planet they now share with history’s most fearsome creatures.

Directed by Colin Trevorrow, the third film in the Jurassic World trilogy stars Sam Neill, Laura Dern, Jeff Goldblum, Chris Pratt, Bryce Dallas Howard, Mamoudou Athie, Scott Haze, and Dichen Lachman.

Kira & El GinAction

Based on Ahmed Mourad’s bestselling novel, 1919, “Kira & El Gin” is a tale of love, heroism, and sacrifice, set in a significant period in Egypt’s history. Bringing a new take on the Egyptian revolution of 1919, the film follows a group of people coming from different lifestyles who join hands to fight the tyranny of the British occupation with ironclad will.
If you are a movie lover, check out these films being screened at local cinemas.
Directed by Marwan Hamed and written by Mourad, this movie marks the fifth collaboration between the two. Other blockbusters they have made include “The Blue Elephant”, the Blue Elephant: Dark Whispers, the originals, and diamond dust.

Kira & El Gin features a star-studded cast including Karim Abdel Aziz, Ahmed Ezz, Hind Sabri, Eyad Nassar, Ahmed Malek, Huda El-Mufti, Sayed Ragab, and Razane Jammal.

Minions: The Rise of GruAnimation

In the heart of the 1970s, amid a flurry of feathered hair and flared jeans, Gru is growing up in the suburbs. A fanboy of a supervillain supergroup known as the Vicious 6, Gru hatches a plan to become evil enough to join them. Luckily, he gets some mayhem-making backup from his loyal followers, the Minions. Together, Kevin, Stuart, Bob, and Otto — a new Minion sporting braces and a desperate need to please — deploy their skills as they and Gru build their first lair, experiment with weapons, and pull off missions. When the Vicious 6 oust their leader, legendary fighter Wild Knuckles, Gru interviews to become their newest member. To say the least, it does not go well and matters only worsen after Gru outsmarts them, suddenly finding himself the mortal enemy of the apex of evil. On the run, Gru will turn to an unlikely source for guidance, Wild Knuckles himself, and discover that even bad people need a little help from their friends.

Directed by Kyle Balda, the film stars the voices of Steve Carell, Taraji P. Henson, Michelle Yeoh, RZA, Jean-Claude Van Damme, Lucy Lawless, Dolph Lundgren, Danny Trejo, Russell Brand, with Julie Andrews and Alan Arkin.

ElvisBiography, drama, and music

The film explores the life and music of Elvis Presley, seen through the prism of his complicated relationship with his enigmatic manager, Colonel Tom Parker. The story delves into the complex dynamic between Presley and Parker, spanning over 20 years. Against the backdrop of the evolving cultural landscape and loss of innocence in America, the film explores Presley’s journey from his rise to fame to his unprecedented stardom.

Directed by Baz Luhrmann, Elvis stars Tom Hanks, Austin Butler, and Olivia DeJonge.

The AlleysAction and thriller

The story is set in East Amman’s gossip-ridden, tightknit neighborhood where a young hustler will go to any length to be with his secret sweetheart. When an extortionist catches the couple in the act, the girl’s mother seeks the assistance of a gangster to put an end to it all, but things do not go as planned.

“The Alleys” is written and directed by Bassel Ghandour and stars Emad Azmi, Baraka Rahmani, Monzer Reyahnah, Maisa Abd Elhadi, Nadira Omran, and Nadeem Rimawi.

Top Gun: MaverickAction and adventure

The events of the film revolve around Pete Mitchell, a top aviator in the US Navy.

Mitchell is sent to a training station and enters a competition to win the Top Gun award. But he loses interest in the prize after falling in love with a civilian consultant who attends lectures on Russian MiG fighters.

The situation begins to deteriorate as Mitchell suffers the loss of his best friend, who is killed in an accident during training. Mitchell loses the award for Top Gun, is stricken with worry, loses his temper, and feels he has lost the ability to fly again aircraft. But everything changes when he is given a new opportunity to go after a group of enemy aircrafts who were exposed to an American ship.

The film is directed by Joseph Kosinski and stars Tom Cruise, Miles Teller, and Jennifer Connelly.

The Reef: StalkedHorror

This horror film follows Nic, a young woman who takes a tropical vacation with some friends in an attempt to heal after witnessing her sister’s murder. Embarking on a kayaking trip out into the ocean, their fun trip turns terrifying as they find themselves being stalked by a great white shark.

The film is directed by Andrew Traucki and stars Teressa Liane, Ann Truong, Saskia Archer, Kate Lister, and Tim Ross.

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