Most Popular Titles With Location Matching "Algeria"


1. Patton (1970)

GP | 172 min | Biography, Drama, War

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91 Metascore

The World War II phase of the career of the controversial American general, George S. Patton.

Director: Franklin J. Schaffner | Stars: George C. Scott, Karl Malden, Stephen Young, Michael Strong

Votes: 77,859

2. The Battle of Algiers (1966)

Not Rated | 121 min | Drama, War

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95 Metascore

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

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

Votes: 38,760 | Gross: $0.06M

3. Samson and Delilah (1949)

Not Rated | 131 min | Adventure, Drama, History

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When strongman Samson rejects the love of the beautiful Philistine woman Delilah, she seeks vengeance that brings horrible consequences they both regret.

Director: Cecil B. DeMille | Stars: Hedy Lamarr, Victor Mature, George Sanders, Angela Lansbury

Votes: 4,883

4. Professione: reporter (1975)

PG-13 | 119 min | Drama, Thriller

7.6
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90 Metascore

A frustrated war correspondent, unable to find the war he's been asked to cover, takes the risky path of co-opting the I.D. of a dead arms dealer acquaintance.

Director: Michelangelo Antonioni | Stars: Jack Nicholson, Maria Schneider, Jenny Runacre, Ian Hendry

Votes: 15,315 | Gross: $0.62M

5. Z (1969)

M | 127 min | Crime, Drama, History

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Following the murder of a prominent leftist, an investigator tries to uncover the truth while government officials attempt to cover up their roles.

Director: Costa-Gavras | Stars: Yves Montand, Irene Papas, Jean-Louis Trintignant, François Périer

Votes: 18,273 | Gross: $0.08M

6. The Sheltering Sky (1990)

R | 138 min | Adventure, Drama

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The American artist couple Port and Kit Moresby travel aimlessly through Africa, searching for new experiences that could give sense to their relationship. But the flight to distant regions only leads both deeper into despair.

Director: Bernardo Bertolucci | Stars: Debra Winger, John Malkovich, Campbell Scott, Jill Bennett

Votes: 8,874 | Gross: $2.08M

7. Mesrine Part 2: Public Enemy #1 (2008)

R | 133 min | Action, Biography, Crime

7.5
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72 Metascore

The story of notorious French gangster Jacques Mesrine.

Director: Jean-François Richet | Stars: Vincent Cassel, Ludivine Sagnier, Mathieu Amalric, Samuel Le Bihan

Votes: 24,024 | Gross: $0.28M

8. Ce que le jour doit à la nuit (2012)

162 min | Drama, Romance

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Algeria, the 1930s. Younes is nine years old when he is put in his uncle's care in Oran. Rebaptized Jonas, he grows up among the Rio Salado youths, with whom he becomes friends. Emilie is ... See full summary »

Director: Alexandre Arcady | Stars: Nora Arnezeder, Fu'ad Aït Aattou, Anne Parillaud, Vincent Perez

Votes: 1,414

9. La route d'Istanbul (2016 TV Movie)

92 min | Drama, Thriller

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Elisabeth lives with her daughter Elodie in Belgium. When the police inform her that her daughter has left the country to join the ranks of Islamic State in Syria, she begins to investigate.

Director: Rachid Bouchareb | Stars: Astrid Whettnall, Pauline Burlet, Patricia Ide, Abel Jafri

Votes: 119

10. Pépé le Moko (1937)

Not Rated | 94 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

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98 Metascore

A wanted gangster is both king and prisoner of the Casbah. He is protected from arrest by his friends, but is torn by his desire for freedom outside. A visiting Parisian beauty may just tempt his fate.

Director: Julien Duvivier | Stars: Jean Gabin, Gabriel Gabrio, Saturnin Fabre, Fernand Charpin

Votes: 4,804 | Gross: $0.15M

11. Lo straniero (1967)

Approved | 104 min | Drama

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In an atmosphere of political tension when the French still control Algiers, an Algerian is killed on the beach and a French man who has lived in Algiers all his life is arrested for the ... See full summary »

Director: Luchino Visconti | Stars: Marcello Mastroianni, Anna Karina, Bernard Blier, Georges Wilson

Votes: 1,489

12. Algiers (1938)

Unrated | 96 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance

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

Director: John Cromwell | Stars: Charles Boyer, Hedy Lamarr, Sigrid Gurie, Joseph Calleia

Votes: 1,789

13. The Black Stallion Returns (1983)

PG | 103 min | Adventure, Family

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34 Metascore

A teenager loses his horse in Morocco and gets him back after various daredevil adventures.

Director: Robert Dalva | Stars: Kelly Reno, Vincent Spano, Allen Garfield, Woody Strode

Votes: 1,592 | Gross: $9.80M

14. Fata Morgana (1971)

Not Rated | 79 min | Documentary, Comedy, Drama

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Footage shot in and around the Sahara Desert, accompanied only by a spoken creation myth and the songs of Leonard Cohen.

Director: Werner Herzog | Stars: Lotte Eisner, Eugen Des Montagnes, James William Gledhill, Wolfgang von Ungern-Sternberg

Votes: 2,541

15. Exils (2004)

Unrated | 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.

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

Votes: 2,577

16. Je suis à vous tout de suite (2015)

100 min | Comedy

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Charming thirty-year-old Hanna Belkacem has inherited the gene from her parents: she is unable to say no. And as she is the Director of Human resources of a big firm such infirmity is not ... See full summary »

Director: Baya Kasmi | Stars: Vimala Pons, Mehdi Djaadi, Agnès Jaoui, Ramzy Bedia

Votes: 272

17. The Algerian (2014)

99 min | Action, Romance, Thriller

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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 »

Director: Giovanni Zelko | Stars: Ben Youcef, Candice Coke, Harry Lennix, Tara Holt

Votes: 112

18. Un balcon sur la mer (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 »

Director: Nicole Garcia | Stars: Jean Dujardin, Marie-Josée Croze, Toni Servillo, Sandrine Kiberlain

Votes: 1,015

19. The Italian (2010)

102 min | Comedy, Drama

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Life smiles at Dino Fabrizzi,a cool forty-two-year old Italian. Not only is he the most successful salesman at The Maserati dealership in Nice but he has had a steady (and hot) relationship... See full summary »

Director: Olivier Baroux | Stars: Kad Merad, Valérie Benguigui, Roland Giraud, Philippe Lefebvre

Votes: 1,149

20. Brancaleone alle Crociate (1970)

116 min | Adventure, History

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After saving an infant of royal blood, knight Brancaleone forms a new army and sets out to return the baby to his father: a prince fighting in the Crusades.

Director: Mario Monicelli | Stars: Vittorio Gassman, Adolfo Celi, Stefania Sandrelli, Beba Loncar

Votes: 1,244

21. Le puits (2016)

96 min | Drama

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Set during the Algerian War of Independence. In the film, the French army surrounds a southern Algerian village where they believe an enemy is being hidden and force the inhabitants to either confront the issue or die of thirst.

Director: Lotfi Bouchouchi | Stars: Nadia Kaci, Laurent Maurel, Layla Metssitane, Ourais Achour

Votes: 230

22. Sex-Power (1970)

81 min | Drama, Romance

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Director: Henry Chapier | Stars: Alain Noury, Juliette Villard, Jane Birkin, Bernadette Lafont

Votes: 25

23. The White Sister (1923)

143 min | Drama, Romance

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A young woman becomes a nun when she believes her sweetheart has been killed, but things get complicated when he returns alive.

Director: Henry King | Stars: Lillian Gish, Ronald Colman, Gail Kane, J. Barney Sherry

Votes: 263

24. Timgad (2016)

100 min | Family

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Director: Fabrice Benchaouche | Stars: Sid Ahmed Agoumi, Myriem Akheddiou, Mounir Margoum

25. Maintenant ils peuvent venir (2015)

95 min | Drama, War

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Algeria, the late 80s. Idols of the past, such as socialism, are staggering. New idols rush in: capitalism made in IMF, islamism made in Saudi Arabia and Afghanistan. For Nouredine there is... See full summary »

Director: Salem Brahimi | Stars: Amazigh Kateb, Rachida Brakni, Farida Saboundji, Thoraya

Votes: 76

26. Terror's Advocate (2007)

Unrated | 135 min | Documentary, Biography, History

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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

Votes: 1,315 | Gross: $0.05M

27. Rachida (2002)

100 min | Drama

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A look at terrorism in Algeria through the eyes of Rachida, a teacher in one of the school districts.

Director: Yamina Bachir | Stars: Ibtissem Djouadi, Bahia Rachedi, Rachida Messaoui En, Hamid Remas

Votes: 276

28. Anthar l'invincibile (1964)

Unrated | 93 min | Adventure, Fantasy, War

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The son of Hercules is pitted against a ruthless desert warrior.

Director: Antonio Margheriti | Stars: Kirk Morris, Michèle Girardon, Manuel Gallardo, Mario Feliciani

Votes: 189

29. Isabelle Eberhardt (1991)

113 min | Biography, Drama, History

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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 »

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

Votes: 57

30. Les portes du soleil: Algérie pour toujours (2014)

90 min | Action

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An Algerian secret agent has to destroy an undercover paramilitary organization that plans to strike against the country and its people.

Director: Jean-Marc Minéo | Stars: Zakaria Ramdane, Smaïn, Lorie Pester, Sofia Nouacer

Votes: 198

31. L'Atlantide (1932)

89 min | Drama, Fantasy

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Antinea. the Queen of Atlantis, rules her secret kingdom hidden beneath the Sahara Desert. One day two lost explorers stumble into her kingdom, and soon realize that they haven't really ... See full summary »

Director: Georg Wilhelm Pabst | Stars: Brigitte Helm, Pierre Blanchar, Tela Tchaï, Georges Tourreil

Votes: 201

32. The Man from Cairo (1953)

Approved | 81 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

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"The Man from Cairo", a Michaeldavid production for distribution by Lippert, with Ray Enright the only credited director on the film print, finds Mike Canelli, the man from Cairo, nosing ... See full summary »

Directors: Ray Enright, Edoardo Anton | Stars: George Raft, Gianna Maria Canale, Massimo Serato, Guido Celano

Votes: 79

33. Mon 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 »

Director: Laurent Herbiet | Stars: Olivier Gourmet, Robinson Stévenin, Cécile De France, Charles Aznavour

Votes: 453

34. Eldridge Cleaver, Black Panther (1970)

73 min | Documentary, Biography

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Director: William Klein | Stars: Eldridge Cleaver, Kathleen Cleaver

Votes: 30

35. Eryka's Eyes (2014)

95 min | Drama, Fantasy, Romance

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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

36. Histoire de Judas (2015)

99 min | Drama

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The last days of Jesus into Jerusalem, from the perspective of an unexpected Judas, presented as the closest of his disciples.

Director: Rabah Ameur-Zaïmeche | Stars: Nabil Djedouani, Mohamed Aroussi, Rabah Ameur-Zaïmeche, Marie Loustalot

Votes: 79

37. Bab El Oued City (1994)

93 min | Comedy, Drama

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

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

Votes: 154

38. The Golden Mask (1953)

Approved | 88 min | Adventure, Crime, Drama

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A British Museum archaeologist is searching for an ancient golden mask buried in a Roman tomb in Algeria but tomb robbers follow the academic in the hope of stealing the precious relic.

Director: Jack Lee | Stars: Van Heflin, Wanda Hendrix, Eric Portman, Charles Goldner

Votes: 120

39. Hijos de las nubes, la última colonia (2012)

81 min | Documentary

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A look at how colonization of the Western Sahara has left nearly 200,000 people living in refugee camps.

Director: Álvaro Longoria | Stars: Javier Bardem, Elena Anaya, Carlos Bardem, Álvaro Longoria

Votes: 182

40. Behold the Man (1935)

95 min | Adventure, Drama

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Director: Julien Duvivier | Stars: Harry Baur, Jean Gabin, Robert Le Vigan, Charles Granval

Votes: 147

41. Assignment Foreign Legion (1956– )

30 min | Adventure

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Stars: Merle Oberon, Martin Benson, Lionel Jeffries, Peter Arne

Votes: 14

42. Élise ou la vraie vie (1970)

104 min | Drama

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In 1957, Elise Le Tellier, a young woman from Bordeaux, decides to join her brother Lucien, a revolutionary who has decided to become a worker instead of a notable. Lucien has secured a ... See full summary »

Director: Michel Drach | Stars: Marie-José Nat, Mohamed Chouikh, Bernadette Lafont, Jean-Pierre Bisson

Votes: 73

43. Cartouches gauloises (2007)

92 min | Drama

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A pair of childhood friends spend a spring together before the summer Algeria's war of Independence.

Director: Mehdi Charef | Stars: Mohamed Faouzi Ali Cherif, Thomas Millet, Tolga Cayir, Julien Amate

Votes: 160

44. Missing Husbands (1921)

136 min | Adventure, Fantasy, Mystery

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

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

Votes: 237

45. Bab el web (2005)

99 min | Comedy

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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 »

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

Votes: 91

46. Les aveux les plus doux (1971)

95 min | Crime, Drama

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Director: Édouard Molinaro | Stars: Philippe Noiret, Roger Hanin, Caroline Cellier, Marc Porel

Votes: 44

47. Il était une fois dans l'oued (2005)

93 min | Comedy

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Director: Djamel Bensalah | Stars: Julien Courbey, Sid Ahmed Agoumi, David Saracino, Karina Testa

Votes: 310

48. Pan (1922)

96 min | Drama

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Lieutenant Thomas Glahn, a hunter and ex-military man, lives alone in a forest hut with his faithful dog. Meeting Edvarda, the daughter of a merchant, they feel strongly attracted to each other, but neither understands the other's love.

Director: Harald Schwenzen | Stars: Hjalmar Fries, Hans Bille, Gerd Egede-Nissen, Rolf Christensen

Votes: 24

49. Harragas (2009)

95 min | Drama

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Set in the northern Algerian port city of Mostaganem. The title refers to the hordes of refugees, the 'Harragas', who smuggle themselves out of the country via any means possible. Here we ... See full summary »

Director: Merzak Allouache | Stars: Lamia Boussekine, Nabil Asli, Samir El Hakim, Seddik Benyagoub

Votes: 102

50. Hizam (2016)

86 min | Documentary

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Director: Hamid Benamra | Stars: Assia Guemra, Mohamed Malas, Linda Hadj, Rachida Jorf