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1. Munich (2005)

R | 164 min | Drama, History, Thriller

7.6
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74 Metascore

Based on the true story of the Black September aftermath, about the five men chosen to eliminate the ones responsible for that fateful day.

Writers: Tony Kushner, Eric Roth, George Jonas | Director: Steven Spielberg | Stars: Eric Bana, Daniel Craig, Marie-Josée Croze, Ciarán Hinds

Votes: 165,720

2. Samba (2014)

R | 118 min | Comedy, Drama

6.7
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52 Metascore

Samba migrated to France ten years ago from Senegal, and has since been plugging away at various lowly jobs. Alice is a senior executive who has recently undergone a burn-out. Both struggle... See full summary »

Writers: Delphine Coulin, Muriel Coulin, Olivier Nakache, Eric Toledano | Directors: Olivier Nakache, Eric Toledano | Stars: Omar Sy, Charlotte Gainsbourg, Tahar Rahim, Izïa Higelin

Votes: 5,822

3. The Recruit (2003)

PG-13 | 115 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.6
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56 Metascore

A brilliant young CIA trainee is asked by his mentor to help find a mole in the Agency.

Writers: Roger Towne, Kurt Wimmer, Mitch Glazer | Director: Roger Donaldson | Stars: Al Pacino, Colin Farrell, Bridget Moynahan, Gabriel Macht

Votes: 105,905

4. Caché (Hidden) (2005)

R | 117 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

7.3
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83 Metascore

A married couple is terrorized by a series of surveillance videotapes left on their front porch.

Writer: Michael Haneke | Director: Michael Haneke | Stars: Daniel Auteuil, Juliette Binoche, Maurice Bénichou, Annie Girardot

Votes: 48,995

5. The Battle of Algiers (1966)

Not Rated | 121 min | Drama, History, War

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

Votes: 32,265

6. The Class (2008)

PG-13 | 128 min | Drama

7.5
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92 Metascore

Teacher and novelist François Bégaudeau plays a version of himself as he negotiates a year with his racially mixed students from a tough Parisian neighborhood.

Writers: Laurent Cantet, Robin Campillo, François Bégaudeau | Director: Laurent Cantet | Stars: François Bégaudeau, Agame Malembo-Emene, Angélica Sancio, Arthur Fogel

Votes: 27,562

7. Monsieur Lazhar (2011)

PG-13 | 94 min | Comedy, Drama

7.5
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82 Metascore

At a Montréal public grade school, an Algerian immigrant is hired to replace a popular teacher who committed suicide in her classroom. While helping his students deal with their grief, his own recent loss is revealed.

Writers: Philippe Falardeau, Evelyne de la Chenelière | Director: Philippe Falardeau | Stars: Mohamed Fellag, Sophie Nélisse, Émilien Néron, Danielle Proulx

Votes: 14,568

8. 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

Votes: 11,638

9. Three Dancing Slaves (2004)

Unrated | 90 min | Drama, Romance

6.6
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46 Metascore

Annecy is no tourist destination for three working-class Algerian brothers and their father, in the months after their mother has died. Marc is deeply troubled: he tries to stiff drug ... See full summary »

Writers: Christophe Honoré, Gaël Morel | Director: Gaël Morel | Stars: Nicolas Cazalé, Stéphane Rideau, Thomas Dumerchez, Salim Kechiouche

Votes: 1,319

10. Full Speed (1996)

105 min | Drama, Romance

6.4
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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

Votes: 692

11. The Names of Love (2010)

R | 100 min | Comedy

7.2
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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

Votes: 5,749

12. Stranded (2010)

103 min | Horror, Mystery

5.1
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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

Votes: 711

13. Chaos (2001)

109 min | Comedy, Drama, Crime

7.1
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81 Metascore

A bourgeois couple, modern yet conventional. One night by accident, a young prostitute barges into their lives. Hounded down, beaten up, threatened, she will continue to struggle, with the ... See full summary »

Writer: Coline Serreau | Director: Coline Serreau | Stars: Vincent Lindon, Catherine Frot, Rachida Brakni, Line Renaud

Votes: 1,960

14. Free Men (2011)

Unrated | 99 min | Drama, War

6.6
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58 Metascore

In Paris during WWII, an Algerian immigrant is inspired to join the resistance by his unexpected friendship with a Jewish man.

Writers: Alain-Michel Blanc, Ismaël Ferroukhi | Director: Ismaël Ferroukhi | Stars: Tahar Rahim, Michael Lonsdale, Mahmud Shalaby, Lubna Azabal

Votes: 1,023

15. Exiles (2004)

104 min | Adventure, Drama, Music

6.8
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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

Votes: 2,431

16. The Algerian (2014)

99 min | Action, Romance, Thriller

8.5
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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, Tara Holt

Votes: 53

17. 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

Votes: 2,637

18. Little Jerusalem (2005)

96 min | Drama

6.6
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63 Metascore

A beautiful Jewish young woman still living with her orthodox family in a Parisian suburb, falls in love with a Muslim co-worker.

Writer: Karin Albou | Director: Karin Albou | Stars: Fanny Valette, Elsa Zylberstein, Bruno Todeschini, Hédi Tillette de Clermont-Tonerre

Votes: 749

19. Inch'Allah dimanche (2001)

98 min | Biography, Drama

6.8
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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

Votes: 402

20. Poetical Refugee (2000)

130 min | Drama

6.9
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Writer: Abdellatif Kechiche | Director: Abdellatif Kechiche | Stars: Sami Bouajila, Élodie Bouchez, Bruno Lochet, Aure Atika

Votes: 575

21. Le joli mai (1963)

165 min | Documentary

7.9
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Chris Marker and Pierre Lhomme's LE JOLI MAI (The Lovely Month of May) is a portrait of Paris and Parisians during May 1962;the first springtime of peace after the ceasefire with Algeria ... See full summary »

Writers: Chris Marker, Catherine Varlin | Directors: Chris Marker, Pierre Lhomme | Stars: Chris Marker, Yves Montand, Simone Signoret, Alain Resnais

Votes: 380

22. La balance (1982)

R | 102 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

6.6
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Nicole is a Parisian streetwalker and Dede is her racketeer boyfriend, on the outs with his mob bosses because of a dispute over Nicole. When a police informant ("balance") is murdered, the... See full summary »

Writers: Mathieu Fabiani, Bob Swaim | Director: Bob Swaim | Stars: Nathalie Baye, Philippe Léotard, Richard Berry, Maurice Ronet

Votes: 778

23. Why Do They Call It Love When They Mean Sex? (1993)

99 min | Comedy

5.9
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Gloria is a porn artist that performs live-sex. When his mate gets sick he brings her a young substitute, Manu. The boy works surprisingly well and then Gloria decides to go into business ... See full summary »

Writers: Yolanda García Serrano, Manuel Gómez Pereira, Juan Luis Iborra, Joaquín Oristrell | Director: Manuel Gómez Pereira | Stars: Verónica Forqué, Jorge Sanz, Rosa Maria Sardà, Fernando Guillén

Votes: 363

24. Pleasure Palace (1980 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 97 min | Drama

5.4
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Writer: Blanche Hanalis | Director: Walter Grauman | Stars: Omar Sharif, Victoria Principal, J.D. Cannon, Gerald S. O'Loughlin

Votes: 29

25. Keillers park (2006)

91 min | Drama, Romance

5.8
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A married man and a free spirit find love - and tragedy - in this powerful, bittersweet gay love story that was inspired by a real-life 1997 hate crime.

Writer: Pia Gradvall | Director: Susanna Edwards | Stars: Mårten Klingberg, Pjotr Giro, Robert Jelinek, Gösta Bredefeldt

Votes: 323

26. Port Afrique (1956)

Approved | 92 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance

5.4
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Rip Reardon, ex-Army flier, returns to his home in French Morocco and finds his wife dead, and he suspects she has been murdered. Police Colonel Moussac insists she committed suicide. Rip ... See full summary »

Writers: Bernard Victor Dryer, Frank Partos, John Cresswell | Director: Rudolph Maté | Stars: Pier Angeli, Philip Carey, Dennis Price, Eugene Deckers

Votes: 82

27. 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

Votes: 251

28. Silent Voice (2009)

120 min | Drama

6.6
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A tale of crossed destinies in a prison visiting room.

Writers: Léa Fehner, Catherine Paillé | Director: Léa Fehner | Stars: Farida Rahouadj, Reda Kateb, Pauline Etienne, Marc Barbé

Votes: 231

29. 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

Votes: 137

30. 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

Votes: 92

31. Change My Life (2001)

101 min | Drama

5.5
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Slightly over-the-hill actress Nina has a fainting spell in a Paris park and Sami, an Algerian man out for a run comes to her aid. She seeks him out afterwards to return some property and ... See full summary »

Writers: Liria Bégéja, Jérôme Beaujour, François-Olivier Rousseau | Director: Liria Bégéja | Stars: Fanny Ardant, Roschdy Zem, Fanny Cottençon, Sami Bouajila

Votes: 121

32. Gabbla (2008)

140 min | Drama

6.8
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Living almost as a recluse, the topographer Malek accepts a job in a region of western Algeria at the insistence of his friend Lakhdar. Malek arrives at the base camp previously used by a ... See full summary »

Writers: Tariq Teguia, Yacine Teguia | Director: Tariq Teguia | Stars: Kader Affak, Ina Rose Djakou, Ahmed Benaissa, Fethi Ghares

Votes: 66

33. L'honneur de ma famille (1998 TV Movie)

90 min | Comedy, Drama

7.1
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Writers: Gilles Adrien, Rachid Bouchareb, Alain Broders | Director: Rachid Bouchareb | Stars: Seloua Hamse, Karole Rocher, Roschdy Zem, Alex Descas

Votes: 11

34. Living in Paradise (1998)

105 min | Drama, History, War

6.4
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Set in France in 1961-1962 during the Algerian War, Living In Paradise is a thought-provoking examination of the lives of North African immigrants trying to find a place in the social system of Western Europe.

Writers: Brahim Benaïcha, Olivier Douyère, Bourlem Guerdjou, Olivier Lorelle | Director: Bourlem Guerdjou | Stars: Roschdy Zem, Fadila Belkebla, Omar Bekhaled, Farida Rahouadj

Votes: 122

35. L'ange de goudron (2001)

100 min | Drama

7.0
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Writer: Denis Chouinard | Director: Denis Chouinard | Stars: Zinedine Soualem, Hiam Abbass, Raba Aït Ouyahhia, Catherine Trudeau

Votes: 233

36. Le choix de Myriam (2009 TV Movie)

195 min | Comedy

8.3
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Writers: Malik Chibane, Daniel Saint-Hamont, Laure Sorin | Director: Malik Chibane | Stars: Mehdi Nebbou, Leïla Bekhti, Carole Richert, Anémone

Votes: 6

37. Harkis (2006 TV Movie)

Drama

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Writers: Dalila Kerchouche, Arnaud Malherbe | Director: Alain Tasma | Stars: Smaïn, Leïla Bekhti, Frédéric Pierrot, Baya Belal

Votes: 46

38. L'honneur de la tribu (1993)

90 min | Comedy, Drama, War

5.9
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Writers: Rachid Mimouni, Mahmoud Zemmouri | Director: Mahmoud Zemmouri | Stars: Saïd Amadis, Magid Bouali, Marianne Caron, Djamel Dekkar

Votes: 17

39. De Hollywood à Tamanrasset (1990)

90 min | Comedy

6.0
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Writer: Mahmoud Zemmouri | Director: Mahmoud Zemmouri | Stars: Mustapha El Anka, Quardia Hamtouche, Mazouz Ould-Abderrahmane, Mostéfa Stiti

Votes: 26

40. Joann Sfar Draws from Memory (2012)

57 min | Documentary

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Writer: Sam Ball | Director: Sam Ball | Star: Joann Sfar

41. Notsnoi pasazir (1962)

45 min | Short, Drama

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Writers: Maurice Pons, Aleksandr Yurovsky | Director: Manos Zacharias | Stars: Boris Ivanov, Manos Zacharias

42. Silent Stories (2010)

52 min | Documentary, News

4.2
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Silent Stories is a poetical portrait of two men and two women whose sexual identity forced them to leave Dakar, Algiers, Conakry and Baghdad. No mere film about pain and sorrow but rather ... See full summary »

Directors: Hanne Phlypo, Catherine Vuylsteke

Votes: 5

43. Waking the Dead (2000– )
Episode: Missing Persons: Part 1 (2008)

58 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.8
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A Basque terrorist, an Algerian revolutionary, and a ruthless IRA agent are the keys to solving a cold case.

Creator: Barbara Machin | Director: Tim Fywell | Stars: Trevor Eve, Sue Johnston, Tara Fitzgerald, Wil Johnson

Votes: 60