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1. The English Patient (1996)

R | 162 min | Drama, Romance, War

7.4
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At the close of WWII, a young nurse tends to a badly-burned plane crash victim. His past is shown in flashbacks, revealing an involvement in a fateful love affair.

Director: Anthony Minghella | Stars: Ralph Fiennes, Juliette Binoche, Willem Dafoe, Kristin Scott Thomas

Votes: 149,282 | Gross: $78.65M

2. The Flight of the Phoenix (1965)

Approved | 142 min | Adventure, Drama

7.6
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After a plane crash in the Sahara, one of the survivors says he's an airplane designer and they can make a flyable plane from the wreckage.

Director: Robert Aldrich | Stars: James Stewart, Richard Attenborough, Peter Finch, Hardy Krüger

Votes: 16,104

3. My Dinner with Andre (1981)

PG | 110 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama

7.8
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Two old friends meet for dinner; as one tells anecdotes detailing his experiences, the other notices their differing worldviews.

Director: Louis Malle | Stars: Andre Gregory, Wallace Shawn, Jean Lenauer, Roy Butler

Votes: 12,736 | Gross: $5.25M

4. Sahara (2017)

86 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

5.7
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Two clans of snakes cohabit in the desert. Beautiful green serpents that live under the shelter of an oasis, protected and venerated by men and poisonous snakes that survive in the sand, ... See full summary »

Director: Pierre Coré | Stars: Omar Sy, Louane Emera, Franck Gastambide, Vincent Lacoste

Votes: 29

5. Armour of God 2: Operation Condor (1991)

PG-13 | 80 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

7.3
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Agent Jackie is hired to find WWII Nazi gold hidden in the Sahara desert. He teams up with three bundling women (the 3 stooges?) who are all connected in some way. However a team of ... See full summary »

Director: Jackie Chan | Stars: Jackie Chan, Carol 'Do Do' Cheng, Eva Cobo, Shôko Ikeda

Votes: 14,661 | Gross: $10.44M

6. The Little Prince (1974)

G | 88 min | Family, Fantasy, Musical

6.5
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A pilot, stranded in the desert, meets a little boy who is a prince on a planet.

Director: Stanley Donen | Stars: Richard Kiley, Steven Warner, Joss Ackland, Clive Revill

Votes: 2,702

7. Five Graves to Cairo (1943)

Approved | 96 min | Thriller, War

7.4
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During World War 2, an undercover British soldier tries get word to the Allies that the Germans have tons of supplies buried in 5 excavations across Egypt.

Director: Billy Wilder | Stars: Franchot Tone, Anne Baxter, Akim Tamiroff, Erich von Stroheim

Votes: 3,869

8. Legend of the Lost (1957)

Approved | 109 min | Adventure, Drama

6.1
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American ne'er-do-well Joe January is hired to take Paul Bonnard on an expedition into the desert in search of treasure.

Director: Henry Hathaway | Stars: John Wayne, Sophia Loren, Rossano Brazzi, Kurt Kasznar

Votes: 2,071

9. Bitter Victory (1957)

Approved | 82 min | Drama, War

6.9
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A commander receives a citation for an attack on Rommel's headquarters, which is actually undeserved as the commander is unfit for his job. On top of that, unbeknownst to him, his wife is having an affair with one of his officers.

Director: Nicholas Ray | Stars: Richard Burton, Curd Jürgens, Ruth Roman, Raymond Pellegrin

Votes: 1,322

10. The Sheik (1921)

Unrated | 86 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance

7.2
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A charming Arabian sheik becomes infatuated with an adventurous, modern-thinking Englishwoman and abducts her to his home in the Saharan desert.

Director: George Melford | Stars: Rudolph Valentino, Agnes Ayres, Ruth Miller, George Waggner

Votes: 2,558

11. Greed in the Sun (1964)

122 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

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Rocco and his female accomplice, Angèle hijack a truck from a trucking company in the Saharan desert. The head of the trucking company, Castigliano hires Rocco's friend, Hervé and a newly ... See full summary »

Director: Henri Verneuil | Stars: Jean-Paul Belmondo, Lino Ventura, Reginald Kernan, Bernard Blier

Votes: 1,359

12. Secret of the Sahara (1988– )

90 min | Adventure

7.2
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This seven episode RAI-1 TV-series production is about the quest of archaeologist Desmond Jordan to discover the location of the legendary Talking Mountain of the Sahara desert and find the secret that it hides.

Stars: Michael York, Ben Kingsley, James Farentino, Andie MacDowell

Votes: 514

13. Passion in the Desert (1997)

PG-13 | 91 min | Adventure, Drama

6.5
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Young French officer Augustin Robert escorts artist Jean-Michel Venture de Paradis to Egypt during Napoleon's Egyptian campaign. Napoleon sent de Paradis to record Egypt's great monuments ... See full summary »

Director: Lavinia Currier | Stars: Ben Daniels, Michel Piccoli, Paul Meston, Kenneth Collard

Votes: 744 | Gross: $0.25M

14. The Battle of El Alamein (1969)

PG | 96 min | Action, Drama, History

5.4
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June 1942 El Alamein: Rommel swept towards the River Nile. The fall Egypt and the all important Suez Canal seems inevitable. Italian and German scouts race towards Alexandria. Mussolini has... See full summary »

Director: Giorgio Ferroni | Stars: Frederick Stafford, George Hilton, Michael Rennie, Marco Guglielmi

Votes: 465

15. Running the Sahara (2007)

102 min | Documentary, Sport

7.1
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Three men attempt to become the first humans to run coast to coast across the Sahara Desert.

Director: James Moll | Stars: Matt Damon, Charlie Engle, Kevin Lin, Ray Zahab

Votes: 470

16. Djinns (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.

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

Votes: 752

17. Sadat (1983– )

PG | 195 min | Biography, Drama, History

6.9
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The dramatization of the life of Egyptian leader Muhammad Anwar al-Sadat, from his early years as a young officer fighting the British to his assassination in 1981.

Stars: Louis Gossett Jr., John Rhys-Davies, Madolyn Smith Osborne, Jeremy Kemp

Votes: 199

18. The Steel Lady (1953)

84 min | Action, Drama

6.4
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Cameron finds a tank buried in the Arabian desert during WWII, and proceeds to attack the arabs with it.

Director: Ewald André Dupont | Stars: Rod Cameron, Tab Hunter, John Dehner, Richard Erdman

Votes: 160

19. Wanderers of the Desert (1984)

95 min | Drama, Fantasy

6.9
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A teacher is assigned to a remote desert village that is obsessed with a mysterious buried treasure and whose children are cursed to wander the desert.

Director: Nacer Khemir | Stars: Nacer Khemir, Soufiane Makni, Noureddine Kasbaoui, Sonia Ichti

Votes: 316

20. Africa dolce e selvaggia (1982)

Not Rated | 96 min | Documentary

5.9
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A look at the fast disappearing tribal customs of North Africa.

Directors: Alfredo Castiglioni, Angelo Castiglioni

Votes: 76

21. The Mistress of Atlantis (1932)

81 min | Adventure, Fantasy

5.2
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Two soldiers--searching the Sahara for Atlantis--are captured by raiders from the lost city. They are taken before its beautiful queen who has over 50 mummified ex-lovers! What follows is ... See full summary »

Director: Georg Wilhelm Pabst | Stars: Brigitte Helm, John Stuart, Tela Tchaï, Gustav Diessl

Votes: 167

22. Beau Ideal (1931)

Passed | 79 min | Adventure, Romance, War

5.4
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An American joins the French Foreign Legion in order to rescue a boyhood friend.

Director: Herbert Brenon | Stars: Frank McCormick, Ralph Forbes, Lester Vail, Otto Matieson

Votes: 108

23. Flesh and the Woman (1954)

100 min | Drama

6.2
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Pierre Martel is a brilliant lawyer in Paris who has fallen in love with a ravishing Italian girl, Sylvia Sorrego and they take up housekeeping on a luxurious scale beyond his means, and ... See full summary »

Director: Robert Siodmak | Stars: Gina Lollobrigida, Jean-Claude Pascal, Arletty, Raymond Pellegrin

Votes: 59

24. Renegades (1930)

Passed | 84 min | Action, Adventure, Romance

5.1
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Four one-for-all and all-for-one privates in the French Foreign Legion are all in jail for disorderly conduct, but they break out and rejoin their regiment and fight off a band of marauding... See full summary »

Director: Victor Fleming | Stars: Warner Baxter, Myrna Loy, Noah Beery, Gregory Gaye

Votes: 182

25. Ali-Baba Bound (1940)

7 min | Family, Animation, Short

6.4
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Porky finds out that Ali-Baba and his Dirty Sleeves plan to attack the fort; it's up to him to go warn the fort. He gets there to discover everyone has left for the Legion convention in ... See full summary »

Director: Robert Clampett | Star: Mel Blanc

Votes: 166

26. Timbuktu (2004)

94 min | Drama

6.7
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Irish-made road-movie set in the African Sahara, telling the story of Isobel and her transvestite friend Deecy as they travel in the region, trying to find Isobel's brother who has been abducted.

Director: Alan Gilsenan | Stars: Eva Birthistle, Karl Geary, George Jackos, Sean Campion

Votes: 21

27. The Legion of Missing Men (1937)

Approved | 62 min | Action, Adventure, Romance

5.3
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Bob Carter, a member of the Foreign Legion, is glad to see his brother, Don, for the first time in ten years but is sorry that Don has joined the Legion. Bob, Don and Bob's buddies, Muggsy ... See full summary »

Director: Hamilton MacFadden | Stars: Ralph Forbes, Ben Alexander, George Regas, Hala Linda

Votes: 40

28. Sahara Hare (1955)

7 min | Animation, Family, Short

7.9
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Riff-Raff (Yosemite) Sam, riding a camel that won't whoa, chases Bugs into a French Foreign-Legion post.

Director: Friz Freleng | Star: Mel Blanc

Votes: 601

29. Sahara Chronicle (2009 Video)

78 min | Documentary

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Director: Ursula Biemann

30. Drums of the Desert (1940)

Approved | 64 min | Adventure

5.8
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On his way to a post as special adviser of the new parachute troops of the French Foreign Legion in Morocco, Paul Dumont meets the beautiful Helene on the ship. A romance ensues, but the ... See full summary »

Director: George Waggner | Stars: Ralph Byrd, Lorna Gray, George Lynn, Willy Castello

Votes: 40

31. Tifariti, los hijos de las nubes (2008)

10 min | Documentary, Animation, Short

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Prehistorical paintings in the open air caves at Tifariti recall a past story of weather changing, paradise lost and a totally unexpected landscape instead of today's Sahara desert.

Director: Regina Alvarez Lorenzo | Stars: Nancho Novo, Francisco Carrion, Brahim Mohamed Beid-la

32. Little Beau Porky (1936)

Approved | 8 min | Family, Animation, Short

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Porky's in the foreign legion. But he's not allowed to fight; all he can do is scrub camels, and he's not particularly good at that. The other soldiers ride off to find the evil Ali Mode, ... See full summary »

Director: Frank Tashlin | Stars: Billy Bletcher, Joe Dougherty

Votes: 180

33. The Silent Lover (1926)

70 min | Adventure, Romance

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Director: George Archainbaud | Stars: Milton Sills, Natalie Kingston, William Humphrey, Arthur Edmund Carewe

34. Makai no tairiku (1984)

100 min | Documentary

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Star: Shûsei Nakamura

35. Sirocco: Prophecy of Wind (2017)

Short, Adventure, Drama

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The Sirocco winds are a rare environmental force that causes dusty dry conditions in Northern Africa, storming across the Mediterranean Sea, bringing rain called "Blood rain" because of the fallout of red sand with falling rain.

Director: John Taschner

36. Desireless: Voyage, voyage (1986 Video)

4 min | Short, Drama, Music

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A music video for the song by Desireless shows her visiting the house of people who want to travel, but can't.

Director: Bettina Rheims | Star: Desireless

38. Eryka's Eyes (2014)

95 min | Drama, Fantasy, Romance

7.0
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Eryka travels to Spain from the African Sahrawi refugee camps where she has been shooting a documentary. On arriving she discovers that her boyfriend, Marc, has vanished hang-gliding over ... See full summary »

Director: Bruno Lazaro | Stars: Ingrid García Jonsson, Fernando Tielve, Carlos Camino, Alexander Biggie

Votes: 5

39. Sahara (1919)

70 min | Adventure

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Director: Arthur Rosson | Stars: Louise Glaum, Matt Moore, Edwin Stevens, Pat Moore

40. Deep Forest: Sweet Lullaby, First Version (1993 Video)

4 min | Short, Music

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David Lodge made a first video clip, focusing on an African girl and the landscapes of sub-Saharan Africa.

Director: David Lodge

41. Patriotes (2012)

14 min | Short, War

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Director: Oussama Sawaf | Stars: John Aka, Abdelrazag Azouz, Jamal Besbasse, Benoît Bornier

42. Life Without Death (2000)

82 min | Documentary

7.5
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Director: Frank Cole | Star: Frank Cole

Votes: 73

43. Palabras de Caramelo (2016)

20 min | Documentary, Short

7.7
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In a refugee camp in the Sahara desert, lives a deaf boy who wishes to learn how to write so that he could express the words of his best friend, the young camel Caramel. Welcome to the silent world of Kori and his camel friend Caramel.

Director: Juan Antonio Moreno Amador

Votes: 7

44. Budapest to Bamako (2007– )

Unrated | 96 min | Documentary

6.2
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This four part series follows 200 amateur rally drivers with a lust for adventure as they race from the heart of Europe to West Africa pushing the limits of overland travel to the maximum.

Star: Scott Alexander Young

Votes: 6

45. Hassan l'enfant du désert (1962 TV Short)

8 min | Documentary, Short, Family

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Director: Jean-Claude Bergeret | Star: Georges Boda

46. With the Nomads (2006)

120 min | Documentary

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An elderly Tuareg man predicts that none of his people will still be living as nomads in fifty years' time. The Tuareg people speak of their hardships, their distaste for city living and ... See full summary »

Director: Julian Richards

47. Matka mustien maanosaan (1952)

84 min | Documentary

6.8
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Director: Veikko Itkonen | Stars: Veikko Itkonen, Eija Karipää, Ensio Rislakki

Votes: 10

48. Marathon of the Sands (2000 TV Movie)

48 min | Documentary

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The 15th Marathon of the Sands ultra-marathon. Six marathons in seven days across the burning sands of the Sahara Desert in Morocco. 750 competitors from around the world.

Director: Les Guthman

49. J'étais une jeune Targuia nomade (1970)

90 min

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Director: Michel d'Hoop

50. Pétroliers des sables (1957)

Documentary, Short

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Director: Carlos Vilardebó