WorldCat Identities

Imām, ʻĀdil 1940-

Overview
Works: 197 works in 433 publications in 4 languages and 1,616 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Social problem films  Film adaptations  Romantic comedy films  Humor  Black humor  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Crime films  Musical films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Interviewee
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.7372
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Most widely held works about ʻĀdil Imām
 
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ʻImārat Yaʻqūbiyān( Visual )

19 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in 4 languages and held by 430 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"An eye-catching construction, the Yacoubian Building in Cairo was long regarded as the last word in comfort and elegance. Nowadays the veneer has cracked and the shine has dulled to reveal the truth underneath the facade. Through interwoven stories of a number of the residents, the film paints a portrait of corruption, fundamentalism, prostitution, homosexuality, and drugs in central Cairo and creates a vibrant but socially critical picture of contemporary Egypt"--Container
Terrorism and the Kebab( Visual )

10 editions published in 1992 in Arabic and No Linguistic content and held by 73 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Adel Imam, Egypt's leading comic actor, plays a father who wants to achieve the simple task of finding his son a school closer to home. Confronted with the bureacracy involved in obtaining the proper documents he snaps, attacking an official, which sets off a hysterical turn of events
al-Irhāb wa-al-kabāb( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in Arabic and held by 47 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A mild-mannered civil servant is mistaken for a terrorist. Hilarity ensues
Ḥasan wa-Murquṣ by Yūsuf Maʻāṭī( Visual )

6 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in Arabic and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two Egyptian men separately run a fowl of two groups of militantly-religious fanatics, and go into hiding. A Coptic-Christian professor assumes the identity of "Hasan", a Muslim, and a faithful Muslim assumes the identity of "Morqos", a Christian. They become friends when they coincidentally end up living in the same building under their newly-forged identities, each believing the other to be a follower of their own newly-disguised faith
ʻAlá bāb al-wazīr = Bab al wazeer( Visual )

5 editions published between 1982 and 2005 in Arabic and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A romantic comedy featuring the famous comedian Adel Emam in one of his masterpieces. Kamal and Noura are two young university students who fell in love but are faced with the financial prejudice of the community around them and the objection of their famillies to his relation. Kamal is the son of poor Court Clerk, while Noura is the only daughter of a wealthy butcher. From this point on, the story moves forward as the community prejudice is broken down in front of their love
al-Irhāb wa-al-kabāb = Terrorism & bar.b.que( Visual )

5 editions published between 1993 and 2013 in Arabic and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A comedy in Egypt set in the al-Mugama'a building in Cairo, a huge complex that physically and metaphorically embodies Egypt's bureacracy. Adel Emam, Egypt's leading comic actor, plays a father who wants to achieve the simple task of finding his son a school closer to home. When he arrives at the building, a preposterous sequence of events culminates in him being mistaken for a terrorist --enabling him to make outlandish demands of the Minister of Internal Affairs
Hāllū Amrīkā( Visual )

5 editions published in 2004 in Arabic and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An Egyptian grifter gets an unexpected chance to go to America, where he quickly becomes involved in American politics
L'immeuble Yacoubian by Marwan Hamed( Visual )

6 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Construit en 1930 en plein coeur du Caire, l'immeuble Yacoubian est le vestige d'une splendeur révolue. Aujourd'hui, à travers les chemins des habitants qui s'y croisent, se dessine un portrait sans fard de l'Egypte moderne, où se mêlent corruption politique, montée de l'islamisme, fracture sociale, absence de liberté sexuelle et nostalgie du passé. Le portrait d'une société complexe et colorée, surprenante et attachante
Iḥnā butūʻ al-utūbīs( Visual )

4 editions published in 1979 in Arabic and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A political dramatic work. The events were before Arab-Israeli War, 1967. Jābir and his neighbour Marzūq were at a bus, they fighted with the conductor. They went to the police as Jābir and Marzūq were arrested. Unfortunately they were transfered with some political prisoners to one of the political prisons. There the leader of the prison forced them to confess that they were distributing political pamphlets against the government and they should sign that confession. They refused and they had been tortured due to that. Finally the prisoners revolted against the leader of the prison and his followers. The events ended with Marzūq's death during the struggles between them
al-Kull ʻāwiz yaḥibbu( Visual )

4 editions published between 1975 and 2002 in Arabic and English and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This popular hilarious comedy starring Egypt's most famous comedian, Adel Imam and Nour El Sherif is about Ahmed who invents ingenious ways to see his sweetheart Leila and is constantly threatened by her vicious cousin."--Cover
Amīr al-ẓalām( Visual )

12 editions published between 2001 and 2004 in Arabic and English and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The quiet life of a blind ex-pilot is disrupted by a group of terrorists
al-Laʻib maʻa al-kibār( Visual )

4 editions published between 1991 and 2007 in Arabic and No Linguistic content and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hassan is a poor university graduate looking for work. When he visits his friend Ali who works for the telephone company, he accidentally finds out about high-level government corruption and crime. Hassan decides to call a top police officer and report the activity before it takes place, pretending that he foresaw it all in a dream. Hassan and Ali continue this game until they get trapped
Azwāj ṭāʼishūn( Visual )

in Arabic and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Two husbands suffer the neglect of their wives and try to cope in their own way with a problem that is common in modern society."--Container
Shāhid mā shafsh ḥājah = Shahed mashafsh haga( Visual )

6 editions published between 1985 and 2004 in Arabic and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A simple man who works as an actor in children's plays is accused of killing his neighbor, a dancer. He is convicted of the murder since he was in the location of the crime. So, he tries prove his innocence in a very comical way
al-Baḥth ʻan faḍīḥah( Visual )

6 editions published between 2000 and 2004 in Arabic and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this romantic comedy two lovers want to get married, but the girl's mother is totally against it. They decide to force her into agreeing to their match by staging a scandal. However, they soon learn that creating a scandal isn't as easy as it seems
al-Baʻḍ yadhhabu lil-maʼdhūn marratīn = Some marriages don't last( Visual )

5 editions published between 1978 and 2005 in Arabic and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dr. Mamdouh's wife is jealous, even though he's faithful. His brother's wife neglects her husband. How is it that their cousin Ezzat seems to have a happy marriage?
al-Jaḥīm( Visual )

3 editions published in 1980 in Arabic and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ramzy makes off with a bag of stolen money belonging to a gang that is laying low in his hotel, but problems--and the gang--seem to follow him no matter where he goes
Madrasat al-mushāghibīn( Visual )

6 editions published between 2000 and 2009 in Arabic and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

al-Azwāj al-shayāṭīn( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in Arabic and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three husbands own a houseboat where they can indulge in naughty fun without their wives knowledge. Or so they think
al-Muhimm al-ḥubb( Visual )

3 editions published between 1974 and 2006 in Arabic and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shahinaz is being treated by Dr. Fekry, but when he is called away he leaves her in the care of Nurse Fahmy with instructions to keep her calm. Fahmy then finds himself caught between the insistently lovesick Shahinaz and his own fiancee in this romantic comedy
 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Alternative Names
Adel Emam

Adel Emam egyptisk skuespiller

Adel Imam acteur

Adel Imam actor egipcio

Adel Imam actor exipcio

Adel Imam ägyptischer Schauspieler

Adel Imam attore egiziano

Adel Imam Egyptian actor

Adel Imam Egyptisch acteur

Bukhārīnī, ʻĀdil Muḥammad Imām 1940-

Emam Adel 1940-....

Imām, ʾĀdel 1940-

Imām, ʻĀdil

Imām, ʿĀdil 1940-...

Адель Имам египетский актёр

עאדל אמאם

עאדל אמאם שחקן מצרי

امام، عادل

إمام عادل 1940-....

عادل إمام، 1940-

عادل امام بازیگر مصری

عادل إمام ممثل و مبدع مصري

عادل ئیمام

아델 에맘

アーデル・イマーム

Languages
Arabic (106)

French (4)

English (4)

Egyptian (2)