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1. War of the Worlds (2005)

PG-13 | 116 min | Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller

6.5
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73 Metascore

As Earth is invaded by alien tripod fighting machines, one family fights for survival.

Writers: Josh Friedman, David Koepp, H.G. Wells | Director: Steven Spielberg | Stars: Tom Cruise, Dakota Fanning, Tim Robbins, Miranda Otto

2. Dog Day Afternoon (1975)

R | 125 min | Crime, Drama

8.1
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A man robs a bank to pay for his lover's operation; it turns into a hostage situation and a media circus.

Writers: Frank Pierson, P.F. Kluge, Thomas Moore | Director: Sidney Lumet | Stars: Al Pacino, John Cazale, Penelope Allen, Sully Boyar

3. The Battle of Algiers (1966)

Not Rated | 121 min | Crime, Drama, History

8.2
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94 Metascore

In the 1950s, fear and violence escalate as the people of Algiers fight for independence from the French government.

Writers: Gillo Pontecorvo, Franco Solinas | Director: Gillo Pontecorvo | Stars: Brahim Hadjadj, Jean Martin, Yacef Saadi, Samia Kerbash

4. Days of Glory (2006)

R | 120 min | Drama, War

7.1
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82 Metascore

During WWII, four North African men enlist in the French army to liberate that country from Nazi oppression, and to fight French discrimination.

Writers: Rachid Bouchareb, Olivier Lorelle | Director: Rachid Bouchareb | Stars: Samy Naceri, Roschdy Zem, Sami Bouajila, Jamel Debbouze

5. Of Gods and Men (2010)

PG-13 | 122 min | Drama, History

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86 Metascore

Under threat by fundamentalist terrorists, a group of Trappist monks stationed with an impoverished Algerian community must decide whether to leave or stay.

Writers: Xavier Beauvois, Etienne Comar | Director: Xavier Beauvois | Stars: Lambert Wilson, Michael Lonsdale, Olivier Rabourdin, Philippe Laudenbach

6. The Names of Love (2010)

R | 100 min | Comedy

7.3
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62 Metascore

A young, extroverted left-wing activist who sleeps with her political opponents to convert them to her cause is successful until she meets her match.

Writers: Baya Kasmi, Michel Leclerc | Director: Michel Leclerc | Stars: Sara Forestier, Jacques Gamblin, Zinedine Soualem, Carole Franck

7. All or Nothing (2002)

R | 128 min | Drama, Comedy

7.6
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72 Metascore

Penny's love for her partner, taxi-driver Phil, has run dry. He is a gentle, philosophical guy, and she works on the checkout at a supermarket. Their daughter Rachel cleans in a home for ... See full summary »

Writer: Mike Leigh | Director: Mike Leigh | Stars: Timothy Spall, Lesley Manville, Ruth Sheen, Alison Garland

8. The Good Thief (I) (2002)

R | 109 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

6.6
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68 Metascore

An aging gambler on a losing streak attempts to rob a casino in Monte Carlo. But someone's already tipped off the cops before he even makes a move.

Writers: Auguste Le Breton, Jean-Pierre Melville, Neil Jordan | Director: Neil Jordan | Stars: Nick Nolte, Ralph Fiennes, Nutsa Kukhianidze, Ouassini Embarek

9. A Woman's Secret (1949)

Approved | 84 min | Drama, Film-Noir, Mystery

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Susan is in the hospital with a bullet near her heart. Marian has told the police that she shot Susan in a rage as Susan was giving up singing. Marian and Luke found Susan when she was a ... See full summary »

Writers: Herman J. Mankiewicz, Vicki Baum | Director: Nicholas Ray | Stars: Maureen O'Hara, Melvyn Douglas, Gloria Grahame, Bill Williams

10. Lost Command (1966)

Unrated | 129 min | Drama, War

6.7
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This is the story of French Lt. Col. Pierre-Noel Raspeguy who leads his French paratroopers in battle against the Communist Viet Minh guerrilla in French Indochina and later during the Algerian war of independence.

Writers: Jean Lartéguy, Nelson Gidding | Director: Mark Robson | Stars: Anthony Quinn, Alain Delon, George Segal, Michèle Morgan

11. Algiers (1938)

Unrated | 96 min | Drama, Film-Noir, Mystery

6.9
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Beautiful Gaby meets a romantic jewel thief in the mysterious Casbah.

Writers: John Howard Lawson, James M. Cain, Henri La Barthe | Director: John Cromwell | Stars: Charles Boyer, Hedy Lamarr, Sigrid Gurie, Joseph Calleia

12. Elevator to the Gallows (1958)

Not Rated | 88 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

8.0
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92 Metascore

A self-assured business man murders his employer, the husband of his mistress, which unintentionally provokes an ill-fated chain of events.

Writers: Roger Nimier, Louis Malle, Noël Calef | Director: Louis Malle | Stars: Jeanne Moreau, Maurice Ronet, Georges Poujouly, Yori Bertin

13. The Assault (2010)

R | 91 min | Action, Thriller

6.1
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55 Metascore

Based on a true story, a SWAT team is tasked with storming a high-jacked Air France plane to save its passengers.

Writers: Simon Moutairou, Julien Leclercq, Roland Môntins, Gilles Cauture | Director: Julien Leclercq | Stars: Vincent Elbaz, Grégori Derangère, Mélanie Bernier, Philippe Bas

14. The Garden of Allah (1936)

Approved | 79 min | Drama, Romance

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The star-crossed desert romance of a cloistered woman and a renegade monk.

Writers: Robert Hichens, W.P. Lipscomb, Lynn Riggs | Director: Richard Boleslawski | Stars: Marlene Dietrich, Charles Boyer, Tilly Losch, Basil Rathbone

15. The Rabbi's Cat (2011)

Not Rated | 100 min | Animation, Adventure

7.0
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74 Metascore

Set in Algeria in the 1920s, a rabbi's cat who learns how to speak after swallowing the family parrot expresses his desire to convert to Judaism.

Writers: Sandrina Jardel, Joann Sfar | Directors: Antoine Delesvaux, Joann Sfar | Stars: Mathieu Amalric, François Damiens, Hafsia Herzi, Eric Elmosnino

16. A View of Love (2010)

95 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance

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Happily married with a daughter, Marc is a successful real estate agent in Aix-en-Provence. One day, he has an appointment with a woman to view a traditional country house. A few hours ... See full summary »

Writers: Jacques Fieschi, Nicole Garcia, Natalie Carter, Frédéric Bélier-Garcia | Director: Nicole Garcia | Stars: Jean Dujardin, Marie-Josée Croze, Toni Servillo, Sandrine Kiberlain

17. Stranded (2010)

103 min | Action, Horror, War

5.2
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A platoon of French soldiers on a rescue mission in North Africa confront invisible evil creatures.

Writers: Sandra Martin, Hugues Martin | Directors: Hugues Martin, Sandra Martin | Stars: Grégoire Leprince-Ringuet, Thierry Frémont, Saïd Taghmaoui, Aurélien Wiik

18. Exiles (2004)

104 min | Adventure, Drama, Music

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Two French lovers, Zano and Naima, decided to travel to the land of their parents: Algeria. Their road trip gradually becomes a spiritual quest.

Writer: Tony Gatlif | Director: Tony Gatlif | Stars: Romain Duris, Lubna Azabal, Zouhir Gacem, Leila Makhlouf

19. Le parfum d'Yvonne (1994)

89 min | Drama, Romance

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Writers: Patrice Leconte, Patrick Modiano | Director: Patrice Leconte | Stars: Jean-Pierre Marielle, Hippolyte Girardot, Sandra Extercatte, Richard Bohringer

20. Muriel, or The Time of Return (1963)

115 min | Drama

7.4
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In the seacoast town of Boulogne, Hélène sells antique furniture, living with her step-son, Bernard, who's back from military duty in Algiers. An old lover of Hélène's comes to visit - ... See full summary »

Writer: Jean Cayrol | Director: Alain Resnais | Stars: Delphine Seyrig, Jean-Pierre Kérien, Nita Klein, Jean-Baptiste Thiérrée

21. Outside the Law (2010)

Unrated | 138 min | Crime, Drama, War

6.6
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59 Metascore

A drama about the Algerian struggle for independence from France after WWII.

Writer: Rachid Bouchareb | Director: Rachid Bouchareb | Stars: Jamel Debbouze, Roschdy Zem, Sami Bouajila, Chafia Boudraa

22. The Algerian (2014)

99 min | Action, Romance, Thriller | Post-production

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The Algerian is an international political thriller about the colliding worlds of the Middle East and America. It follows Ali (Ben Youcef) across the world from Algeria to New York, Las ... See full summary »

Writers: Ben Youcef, Giovanni Zelko | Director: Giovanni Zelko | Stars: Ben Youcef, Candice Coke, Harry Lennix, Josh Pence

23. The War Is Over (1966)

121 min | Drama, War

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Diego is one of the chief of the spanish Communist Party. He is travelling back to Paris (where he lives) from a mission in Madrid. He is arrested at the border for an identity check but ... See full summary »

Writer: Jorge Semprún | Director: Alain Resnais | Stars: Yves Montand, Ingrid Thulin, Geneviève Bujold, Jean Dasté

24. L'ennemi intime (2007)

111 min | Drama, History, War

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61 Metascore

A drama following a French platoon during Algeria's war of independence.

Writers: Patrick Rotman, Florent-Emilio Siri | Director: Florent-Emilio Siri | Stars: Benoît Magimel, Albert Dupontel, Aurélien Recoing, Marc Barbé

25. Full Speed (1996)

105 min | Drama, Romance

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A brief extract of four kids' lives somewhere in France. Quentin, who won a writers contest and now pays more attention to his career as an author than to his friends, beautiful Julie, his ... See full summary »

Writers: Gaël Morel, Catherine Corsini | Director: Gaël Morel | Stars: Élodie Bouchez, Stéphane Rideau, Pascal Cervo, Meziane Bardadi

26. Le coup de sirocco (1979)

102 min | Drama

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Writers: Alexandre Arcady, Daniel Saint-Hamont, Jan Saint-Hamont | Director: Alexandre Arcady | Stars: Roger Hanin, Marthe Villalonga, Michel Auclair, Jacques Duby

27. Bloom (I) (2003)

R | 113 min | Drama, Romance

5.5
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Adapted from James Joyce's Ulysses, Bloom is the enthralling story of June 16th, 1904 and a gateway into the consiousness of its three main characters: Stephen Dedalus, Molly Bloom and the extraordinary Leopold Bloom.

Writer: James Joyce | Director: Sean Walsh | Stars: Stephen Rea, Angeline Ball, Hugh O'Conor, Neilí Conroy

28. Fort Saganne (1984)

180 min | Drama, History, War

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French civilization in the desert. Saganne is of peasant stock, with courage and a forceful will. In 1911, he volunteers and is posted to the Sahara under the aristocratic Colonel Dubreuilh... See full summary »

Writers: Alain Corneau, Louis Gardel, Henri de Turenne | Director: Alain Corneau | Stars: Gérard Depardieu, Philippe Noiret, Catherine Deneuve, Sophie Marceau

29. Inch'Allah dimanche (2001)

98 min | Biography, Drama

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The story of an immigrant woman struggling against old world traditions. Zouina leaves her homeland with her three children to join her husband in France, where he's been living for the ... See full summary »

Writer: Yamina Benguigui | Director: Yamina Benguigui | Stars: Fejria Deliba, Rabia Mokeddem, Amina Annabi, Anass Behri

30. Terror's Advocate (2007)

Unrated | 135 min | Documentary, Biography, History

7.1
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75 Metascore

A documentary on Jacques Vergès, the controversial lawyer and former Free French Forces guerrilla who has defending unpopular figures such as Nazi war criminal Klaus Barbie and Holocaust denier Roger Garaudy.

Director: Barbet Schroeder | Stars: Jacques Vergès, Klaus Barbie, Barbet Schroeder, Bassam Abu Sharif

31. The Weather Underground (2002)

Unrated | 92 min | Documentary, History, War

7.6
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77 Metascore

The remarkable story of The Weather Underground, radical activists of the 1970s, and of radical politics at its best and most disastrous.

Directors: Sam Green, Bill Siegel | Stars: Lili Taylor, Pamela Z, Jim Lange, Evan White

32. Four Days in September (1997)

R | 110 min | Action, Drama, History

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Fernando, a journalist, and his friend César join terrorist group MR8 in order to fight Brazilian dictatorial regime during the late sixties. Cesare, however, is wounded and captured during... See full summary »

Writers: Fernando Gabeira, Leopoldo Serran | Director: Bruno Barreto | Stars: Alan Arkin, Pedro Cardoso, Fernanda Torres, Luiz Fernando Guimarães

33. Abbott and Costello in the Foreign Legion (1950)

Approved | 80 min | Adventure, Comedy

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Jonesy and Lou are in Algeria looking for a wrestler they are promoting. Sergeant Axmann tricks them into joining the Foreign Legion, after which they discover Axmann's collaboration with ... See full summary »

Writers: D.D. Beauchamp, John Grant, Martin Ragaway, Leonard Stern | Director: Charles Lamont | Stars: Bud Abbott, Lou Costello, Patricia Medina, Walter Slezak

34. The Colonel (2006)

110 min | Crime, Drama, History

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A "Reformed Colonel" is found dead in Paris, a couple of decades after Algeria's struggle for independence was won from France. Lieutenant Galois is assigned the investigation of this ... See full summary »

Writers: Costa-Gavras, Jean-Claude Grumberg, Laurent Herbiet, Francis Zamponi | Director: Laurent Herbiet | Stars: Olivier Gourmet, Robinson Stévenin, Cécile De France, Charles Aznavour

35. Beyond the Rocks (1922)

TV-PG | 80 min | Drama

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A young woman marries an older millionaire and then falls in love with a handsome nobleman on her honeymoon.

Writers: Elinor Glyn, Jack Cunningham | Director: Sam Wood | Stars: Rudolph Valentino, Gloria Swanson, Edythe Chapman, Alec B. Francis

36. The Hell with Heroes (1968)

Approved | 102 min | Drama

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In 1946 North Africa, two former US Air Force pilots are forced to work for an international smuggler to get money needed for their return to civilian life after fighting in World War II.

Writers: Harold Livingston, Halsted Welles | Director: Joseph Sargent | Stars: Rod Taylor, Claudia Cardinale, Harry Guardino, Kevin McCarthy

37. Le Crabe-Tambour (1977)

120 min | Adventure, Drama, War

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A dying French naval frigate captain tries to make a last rendezvous in the winter storm-tossed seas off the Grand Banks, with "le crab tambour," a French war hero he had betrayed twenty ... See full summary »

Writers: Jean-François Chauvel, Pierre Schoendoerffer | Director: Pierre Schoendoerffer | Stars: Jean Rochefort, Claude Rich, Jacques Perrin, Aurore Clément

38. Under Two Flags (1936)

Approved | 112 min | Adventure, Romance

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Sergeant Victor comes to the French Foreign Legion after taking the blame for his brother's crime. Cigarette falls in love with him though Major Doyle is in love with her. Doyle sends ... See full summary »

Writers: Ouida, W.P. Lipscomb, Walter Ferris | Director: Frank Lloyd | Stars: Ronald Colman, Claudette Colbert, Victor McLaglen, Rosalind Russell

39. The Accompanist (1992)

PG | 102 min | Drama, Music, War

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In Nazi-occupied Paris, a young accompanist named Sophie Vasseur gets a job with famed singer Irene Brice. As Irene's husband Charles, a businessman collaborating with the Nazis, wrestles ... See full summary »

Writers: Claude Miller, Luc Béraud, Nina Berberova | Director: Claude Miller | Stars: Richard Bohringer, Elena Safonova, Romane Bohringer, Samuel Labarthe

40. The Lumière Brothers' First Films (1996)

Unrated | 61 min | Documentary, History

7.6
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A collection of short films made by the Lumiere brothers, a team of pioneering filmmakers in turn-of-the-century France.

Stars: Mrs. Auguste Lumiere, Antoine Lumière, Auguste Lumière, Bertrand Tavernier

41. Salut cousin! (1996)

98 min | Comedy

6.3
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Salut Cousin! is the tale of two Algerian cousins and their mishaps in the racially volatile environment of Paris.

Writers: Merzak Allouache, Caroline Thivel | Director: Merzak Allouache | Stars: Gad Elmaleh, Messaoud Hattau, Magaly Berdy, Ann-Gisel Glass

42. Hangman's House (1928)

Passed | 80 min | Drama, Thriller

6.5
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Victor McLaglen, an exile Irish patriot, risks his life by returning to Ireland and helping a young couple. John Wayne is an over-enthusiastic spectator who smashes a picket fence.

Writers: Philip Klein, Marion Orth, Malcolm Stuart Boylan, Brian Oswald Donn-Byrne | Director: John Ford | Stars: June Collyer, Larry Kent, Victor McLaglen, Earle Foxe

43. Isabelle Eberhardt (1991)

113 min | Biography, Drama, History

5.6
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Story of a young woman journalist who becomes enmeshed in the politics of the annexation of Morrocco from Algeria at the turn of the twentieth century. The focus is on her hardships because... See full summary »

Writer: Stephen Sewell | Director: Ian Pringle | Stars: Mathilda May, Tchéky Karyo, Peter O'Toole, Richard Moir

44. Délice Paloma (2007)

134 min | Drama

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When it comes to surviving in today's Algeria, no scam is too daunting for the woman who has adopted her country's name. If they're pretty and lacking in principles, her recruits can make a... See full summary »

Writer: Nadir Moknèche | Director: Nadir Moknèche | Stars: Biyouna, Nadia Kaci, Aylin Prandi, Daniel Lundh

45. October 17, 1961 (2005 TV Movie)

120 min

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A scared young French 'flic', his violently racist colleagues, a polite Algerian schoolboy, a scrupulous police sergeant, a tenacious journalist, hot-blooded merciless FLN-militants (FLN = ... See full summary »

Writers: Patrick Rotman, François-Olivier Rousseau, Alain Tasma | Director: Alain Tasma | Stars: Clotilde Courau, Florence Thomassin, Vahina Giocante, Ouassini Embarek

46. Bab El Oued City (1994)

93 min | Comedy, Drama

6.6
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Follows the conflict between a young Algerian man and the local Islamic fundamentalists.

Writer: Merzak Allouache | Director: Merzak Allouache | Stars: Nadia Kaci, Mohamed Ourdache, Hassan Abidou, Mabrouk Ait Amara

47. Mascarades (2008)

94 min | Comedy

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Mounir Mekbek lives with his family in a small village in the heart of the Algerian countryside. Very proud and sure of himself, he has only one dream- to finally be appreciated by his ... See full summary »

Writers: Lyès Salem, Nathalie Saugeon | Director: Lyès Salem | Stars: Lyès Salem, Sarah Reguieg, Rym Takoucht, Merouane Zmirli

48. Missing Husbands (1921)

136 min | Adventure, Fantasy, Mystery

6.8
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Two men, lost in the desert, meet Queen Antinea, ruler of Atlantis.

Writers: Pierre Benoît, Jacques Feyder | Director: Jacques Feyder | Stars: Jean Angelo, Stacia Napierkowska, Georges Melchior, Marie-Louise Iribe

49. Bab el web (2005)

99 min | Comedy

4.9
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Kamel and his younger brother live in Bab el Oued, a popular district of Algiers. Kamel is embittered and rather taciturn while jollier Bouzid escapes the drab reality of his life chatting ... See full summary »

Writer: Merzak Allouache | Director: Merzak Allouache | Stars: Samy Naceri, Faudel, Julie Gayet, Hacène Benzerari

50. Nothing to Report (1973)

Drama, War

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Writers: Roland Perrot, Yves Boisset, Claude Veillot | Director: Yves Boisset | Stars: Jacques Spiesser, Jacques Villeret, Jacques Weber, Claude Brosset