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: 82,031 | Gross: $61.70M

2. The Battle of Algiers (1966)

Not Rated | 121 min | Drama, War

8.1
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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, Tommaso Neri

Votes: 42,348 | Gross: $0.06M

3. Z (1969)

PG | 127 min | Crime, Drama, History

8.2
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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: 19,319 | Gross: $0.08M

4. Samson and Delilah (1949)

Not Rated | 131 min | Adventure, Drama, History

6.8
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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: 5,304 | Gross: $28.80M

5. Professione: reporter (1975)

PG-13 | 126 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: 16,486 | Gross: $0.62M

6. Tarzan the Ape Man (1932)

Passed | 100 min | Action, Adventure, Romance

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A trader and his daughter set off in search of the fabled graveyard of the elephants in deepest Africa, only to encounter a wild man raised by apes.

Director: W.S. Van Dyke | Stars: Johnny Weissmuller, Neil Hamilton, C. Aubrey Smith, Maureen O'Sullivan

Votes: 5,866

7. 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: 9,411 | Gross: $2.08M

8. 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: 25,093 | Gross: $0.28M

9. 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: 1,782

10. 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, Alfred Adam

Votes: 1,674

11. À mon âge je me cache encore pour fumer (2016)

90 min | Drama

6.9
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Fatima, a strong-minded woman, is the lead masseuse of a hammam in Algiers. This is 1995 and the situation is tense in the capital. The day ahead promises to be hectic for all, and for ... See full summary »

Director: Rayhana Obermeyer | Stars: Hiam Abbass, Fadila Belkebla, Nadia Kaci, Nassima Benchicou

Votes: 136

12. The Black Stallion Returns (1983)

PG | 103 min | Adventure, Family

5.9
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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: 1,682 | Gross: $9.80M

13. 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: 1,894

14. Fata Morgana (1971)

Not Rated | 79 min | Documentary, Comedy, Drama

7.0
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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: 2,758

15. 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: 5,078 | Gross: $0.15M

16. Sex-Power (1970)

81 min | Drama, Romance

6.4
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Director: Henry Chapier | Stars: Alain Noury, Juliette Villard, Jane Birkin, Bernadette Lafont

Votes: 30

17. Hors la loi (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.

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

Votes: 3,151

18. 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: 2,680

19. La route d'Istanbul (2016)

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: 154

20. 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: 1,075

21. Barber Shop (2017– )

26 min | Documentary

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We meet 6 populations in transition via the microcosm of the local barber shop: in Rio de Janeiro, barber Pedro picks teenagers from the street to teach them a profession. The inhabitants ... See full summary »

22. 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: 1,348 | Gross: $0.04M

23. 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: 442

24. Les bienheureux (2017)

102 min | Drama

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Director: Sofia Djama | Stars: Salima Abada, Faouzi Bensaïdi, Adam Bessa, Sami Bouajila

Votes: 26

25. The Italian (2010)

Not Rated | 102 min | Comedy, Drama

5.7
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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: 1,219

26. 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: 113

27. Brancaleone alle Crociate (1970)

116 min | Adventure, History

7.4
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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: 1,338

28. Paris la blanche (2017)

83 min | Drama, Romance

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At the age of 70, Rekia decides to leave her village in Kabylie to go to Paris. All by herself, she travels across the Mediterranean sea to bring Nour, her husband, back home. But her hero,... See full summary »

Director: Lidia Terki | Stars: Tassadit Mandi, Zahir Bouzerar, Karole Rocher, Marie Denarnaud

Votes: 32

29. 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: 405

30. Isabelle Eberhardt (1991)

Not Rated | 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: 63

31. 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: 79

32. The Sun Assassinated (2003)

85 min | Drama

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Director: Abdelkrim Bahloul | Stars: Charles Berling, Mehdi Dehbi, Ouassini Embarek, Clotilde de Bayser

Votes: 110

33. The White Sister (1923)

143 min | Drama, Romance

7.0
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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: 292 | Gross: $0.66M

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

90 min | Action

4.2
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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: 220

35. 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: 218

36. 3 pistole contro Cesare (1967)

95 min | Western

6.4
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A gunman teams up with his long-lost brothers--a French hypnotist and a Japanese kung-fu expert--to fight a villain who is obsessed with Roman emperor Julius Caesar, to the point of having ... See full summary »

Director: Enzo Peri | Stars: Thomas Hunter, James Shigeta, Nadir Moretti, Gianna Serra

Votes: 55

37. 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: 129

38. Mandela's Gun (2016)

Biography

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Set in 1962 MANDELAS GUN is a political thriller, based on Mandelas African Odyssey. As Commander-in-Chief of the Liberation Army Umkhonto we Sizwe (the MK) he undergoes military training ...

Director: John Irvin | Stars: Tumisho Masha, Khaled Benaïssa, Nick Boraine, Francis Chouler

Votes: 8

39. Port Afrique (1956)

Approved | 92 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance

5.6
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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 »

Director: Rudolph Maté | Stars: Pier Angeli, Philip Carey, Dennis Price, Eugene Deckers

Votes: 87

40. Cartouches gauloises (2007)

92 min | Drama

6.7
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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: 165

41. 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: 329

42. Timgad (2016)

100 min | Family

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Once upon a time there were twelve children who were born the same day in the village of Timgad in Algeria, eleven boys and a girl, Naïma, the grocer's daughter. Over a decade later, they ... See full summary »

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

Votes: 5

43. Assignment Foreign Legion (1956– )

30 min | Adventure

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

Votes: 16

44. Élise ou la vraie vie (1970)

104 min | Drama

6.4
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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: 78

45. Turn It Loose (2009)

96 min | Documentary, Music, Sport

7.5
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In September 2007, 16 of the world's best b-boys battle one on one in a disused power station in the heart of Soweto, South Africa, to determine who will be the next world champion. TURN IT... See full summary »

Director: Alastair Siddons | Stars: Ronnie Abaldonado, Hong10, Lilou, RoxRite

Votes: 82

46. Mon colonel (2006)

110 min | Crime, Drama, History

7.1
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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: 470

47. Anthar l'invincibile (1964)

Unrated | 93 min | Adventure, Fantasy, War

3.8
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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: 197

48. L'opium et le baton (1971)

135 min | Action, Drama, War

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An Algerian doctor decides to leave the troubles in Algiers and goes back to his hometown, a small village lost in the mountains. There, however, the situation is explosive as well, as the ... See full summary »

Director: Ahmed Rachedi | Stars: Marie-José Nat, Sid Ali Kouiret, Jean-Louis Trintignant, Jean-Claude Bercq

Votes: 54

49. El Gusto (2011)

88 min | Documentary

7.7
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EL GUSTO is the story of an orchestra of Jewish and Muslim musicians torn apart by war 50 years ago, and recently reunited for an exceptional concert. These musicians share a passion they never lost: the soul of Algiers, Chaabi music.

Director: Safinez Bousbia

Votes: 131

50. 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: 155