Algeria (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)



1. The Battle of Algiers (1966)

Not Rated | 121 min | Drama, War

8.1
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96 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: 50,871 | Gross: $0.06M

2. Days of Glory (2006)

R | 120 min | Action, Drama, War

7.0
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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.

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

Votes: 13,823 | Gross: $0.32M

3. Abou Leila (2019)

135 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

5.9
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Algeria, 1994. S. and Lotfi, two childhood friends, cross the desert in search of Abu Leila, a dangerous terrorist.

Director: Amin Sidi-Boumédiène | Stars: Slimane Benouari, Lyès Salem, Azouz Abdelkader, Fouad Megiraga

Votes: 145

4. Le sang des loups (2019)

98 min | Thriller

7.8
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Khaled, police inspector infiltrate a gang of traffickers.

Director: Amar Sifodil | Stars: Youcef Sehairi, Mourad Oudjit, Abdelkrim Beriber, Mohamed Djouhri

Votes: 6

5. El Achiq (2017)

100 min | History

7.3
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We are in 1958, in a country at war, on the eve of De Gaulle's visit. The city of Constantine has just been struck by horrible news: that of the assassination of the musician Mohamed Salah Benmessebah.

Director: Amar Sifodil | Stars: Aziz Boukrouni, Laurent Gernigon, Stéphane Bonnet, Cesar Duminil

Votes: 7

6. Jours de Cendre (2013)

95 min | Drama

7.7
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Fatima, a woman who wants to change her life. manipulated by Amir she sinks into the violence and banditry.

Director: Amar Sifodil | Stars: Lamia Boussekine, Youcef Sehairi, Samir El Hakim, Farid Guetal

Votes: 7

7. Fadhma N'Soumer (2014)

110 min | Drama, History, War

6.8
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This film, is about the courage and the determination of a young woman in djurdjur''as mountain in Algeria, fighting for her ancestor land during the earlier years of french occupation.

Director: Belkacem Hadjadj | Stars: Laëtitia Eïdo, Assaad Bouab, Melha Bossard, Melha Maameri

Votes: 13

8. Sultan Ashour 10 (2015– )

30 min | Comedy, Fantasy

8.1
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Before he died, the "Sultan Boualem" decided to elect his successor among his two children: the "El amir Kamel" and the "El amir Ashour". Finally, he chooses "Ashour", which provokes the ... See full summary »

Stars: Blaha Benziane, Lilia Bouyahiaoui, Kawther El Bardi, Sid Ahmed Agoumi

Votes: 132

9. Chacun sa vie (2007)

90 min

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At the time of retirement, an Algerian worker, immigrant in France for 30 years, decides to return to the country. His family refuses to leave..."Chacun sa vie" is the endearing chronicle of a "first generation" with a fragmented identity.

Director: Ali Ghalem | Stars: Ahmed Taybi, Oumria Mouffok, Salah Teskouk, Chafik Ahmad

10. Cheba Sabah: Allo Madame (2017 Video)

5 min | Short, Music

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Music clip of Algerian Rai singer Cheba Sabah.

Director: Regard | Star: Sabah Negraz

11. Chronicle of the Years of Fire (1975)

177 min | Drama

7.7
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The beginings of the Algerian Revolution as seen through the eyes of a peasant.

Director: Mohammed Lakhdar-Hamina | Stars: Yorgo Voyagis, Mohammed Lakhdar-Hamina, Leila Shenna, Cheikh Nourredine

Votes: 469

12. The Blessed (2017)

102 min | Drama

5.2
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Follows a handful of characters living in Algiers in the wake of a civil war that lasted throughout the 1990s.

Director: Sofia Djama | Stars: Sami Bouajila, Nadia Kaci, Faouzi Bensaïdi, Amine Lansari

Votes: 188

13. The Emir Abd El-Kader

Action, Biography, Drama | Announced

Plot unknown.

14. Switchers (2013)

Comedy

7.9
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Stars: Nell Bellili, Aziz Boukrouni, Ahmed Zitouni

Votes: 24

15. Gates of the Sun (2014)

90 min | Action

4.1
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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: 249

16. Bloody Beans (2013)

80 min | Drama

5.1
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While the French army is shooting at the OAS, children plunder the French army of its provisions and even of a war prisoner, condemned to eat a dish of beans. But the war catches up with the adventure and bloodies the beans.

Director: Narimane Mari | Stars: Adlane Aïssani, Amir Nourine, Bilal Azil, Chems-Edine Boudjema

Votes: 35

17. The Well (2015)

96 min | Drama

7.5
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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: 416

18. Men's Affair (2008)

Not Rated | 87 min | Action, Drama, Thriller

4.9
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In a post 9-11 era, "Men's Affair" is a compelling story bridging the Middle East and America in an open dialog about the future. Algeria/USA. Drama/Action/Thriller.

Director: Amine-Kais | Stars: Fatah Bensalem, John Crann, Peter Welch, Hamid Amirouche

Votes: 19

19. 143 Sahara Street (2019)

100 min | Documentary

6.9
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In the middle of the Algerian Sahara, in her relay, a woman writes her History, she welcomes, for a cigarette, a coffee or eggs, truckers, wandering beings and dreams, Her name is Malika.

Director: Hassen Ferhani | Stars: Chawki Amari, Samir El Hakim

Votes: 78

20. Gabbla (2008)

140 min | Drama

6.6
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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 »

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

Votes: 99

21. Rachida (2002)

100 min | Drama

7.0
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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: 316

22. The Man from Oran (2014)

128 min | Drama, History

6.8
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During the first years of Algeria's independence, Djaffar and Hamid embrace a bright and promising future. After several decades, secrets and betrayals drive them apart.

Director: Lyès Salem | Stars: Lyès Salem, Khaled Benaïssa, Djemel Barek, Amal Kateb

Votes: 170

23. Nass Mlah City (2002–2006)

20 min | Comedy

7.8
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Nass Mlah City (Nice People City) consists of several Algerian actors considered among the best in the country whose personages change according to roles in each episode. It is considered ... See full summary »

Stars: Biyouna, Rachid Zighmi, Bachir Benmohamed, Hacène Benzerari

Votes: 24

24. Kindil El Bahr (2016)

41 min | Short, Drama

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During a beach excursion, Nfissa, a young mother, is lynched to death by a group of young men, while swimming offshore. Nobody seems to witness her disappearing. Anxiety and fear grow among... See full summary »

Director: Damien Ounouri | Stars: Nabil Asli, Adila Bendimerad, Aziz Boukrouni, Meriem Medjkrane

Votes: 48

25. Fractured Peace (2017)

58 min | Documentary

6.4
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Almost 20 years after the Good Friday agreement that ended a 30-year civil war between the Protestant Loyalists and Catholic Republicans in Northern Ireland, this film looks back at the ... See full summary »

Director: Osama Rai

Votes: 21

26. Dakious & Makious (2018– )

Comedy

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Two old scammers embark on various foolish ventures that never end well.

Stars: Nabil Asli, Nassim Haddouche, Cherif Bendaoud, Mohamed Chayed

Votes: 27

27. Omar Gatlato (1977)

90 min | Comedy, Drama

6.8
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A somewhat cynical but realistic look at the alienation of men in Algerian society.

Director: Merzak Allouache | Stars: Boualem Benani, Aziz Degga, Farida Guenaneche, Rabah Leghaa

Votes: 128

28. Normal! (2011)

111 min | Drama

5.8
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After the December riots and the first peaceful marches in Algeria, while the Arab Spring begins in Tunisia and Egypt, Fouzi wants to gather his actors to show them the unfinished editing ... See full summary »

Director: Merzak Allouache | Stars: Nadjib Oulebsir, Adila Bendimerad, Nabil Asli, Mina Lachter

Votes: 23

29. The Ark of the Desert (1997)

Not Rated | 90 min | Drama

6.0
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Amin and Myriam are secretly in love. Their families are rivals and when their relationship is discovered, conflict is inevitable. In the quiet atmosphere of the palm groves, the two ... See full summary »

Director: Mohamed Chouikh | Stars: Hacen Abdou, Messaouda Adami, Shyraz Aliane, Smain Allaoi

Votes: 51

30. Little Senegal (2000)

97 min | Drama

6.7
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After many years of having worked as a tour guide at the Senegalese slave museum, Alloune decides to go to America in search of his ancestors. They were taken away from his village 200 years ago and sold as slaves in the New World.

Director: Rachid Bouchareb | Stars: Sotigui Kouyaté, Sharon Hope, Roschdy Zem, Karim Traoré

Votes: 395

31. Yasmine Nayar: Eysh Eysh (2017 Video)

3 min | Short, Music

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"Eysh Eysh" (What) is a song recorded by the Algerian singer and sex symbol Yasmine Nayar and released as a single in 2017. The song was erotic and a considerable success in its native ... See full summary »

Star: Yasmine Nayar

32. Rayes Korso (2019– )

40 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama

3.8
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Stars: Salah Aougrout, Adel Cheikh, Sid Ahmed Agoumi, Ali Charaf

Votes: 5

33. Mascarades (2008)

Not Rated | 94 min | Comedy

6.6
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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 »

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

Votes: 345

34. Until the End of Time (2017)

93 min | Drama

7.0
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In the remote cemetery of Sidi Boulekbour, Ali, an elderly gravedigger, meets 60-year-old widow Johar, who is visiting her sister's grave for the first time after the death of her husband. ... See full summary »

Director: Yasmine Chouikh | Stars: Djillali Boudjemaa, Jamila Arres, Mohamed Takiret, Imen Nouel

Votes: 28

35. Madame Courage (2015)

90 min | Drama

3.1
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Omar, a futureless teenager, loves his dose of Madame Courage. He forgets his struggle, feels invincible and steals what he wants. That is, until he encounters Selma.

Director: Merzak Allouache | Stars: Adlane Djemil, Lamia Bezoiui, Leila Tilmatine, Faidhi Zohra

Votes: 106

36. Inspector Tahar's Holiday (1972)

110 min | Comedy

6.8
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L'inspecteur Tahar (Hadj Abderrahmane) et son adjoint que l'on appelle l'Apprenti (Yahia Ben Mabrouk), s'efforcent résoudre les enquêtes qui leurs sont confiés.

Director: Moussa Haddad | Stars: Hadj Abderrahmane, Yahia Ben Mabrouk, Salah El Mahdi, Zohra Faïza

Votes: 111

37. Borders (2001)

Not Rated | 105 min | Drama

5.5
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Seven Africans, one woman and six men, decide to enter Europe clandestinely to start a new life. Together, they face dangers and obstacles, but as they get closer to Tangiers, the last stop... See full summary »

Director: Mostefa Djadjam | Stars: Lou Dante, Clarisse Luambo, Ona Lu Yenke, Diouc Koma

Votes: 26

38. Parfums d'Alger (2012)

108 min

7.4
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Director: Rachid Benhadj | Stars: Sid Ahmed Agoumi, Alessio Boni, Chafia Boudraa, Monica Guerritore

Votes: 5

39. Back Home (2006)

100 min | Drama

6.1
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A peine sorti de prison, Kamel (Rabah Ameur-Zaïmeche) est expulsé vers son pays d'origine, l'Algérie. Cet exil forcé le contraint à observer avec lucidité un pays en pleine effervescence, ... See full synopsis »

Director: Rabah Ameur-Zaïmeche | Stars: Meriem Serbah, Abel Jafri, Rabah Ameur-Zaïmeche, Meriem Ameur-Zaïmeche

Votes: 167

40. Cheb (1991)

79 min | Drama

3.9
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Drama about a young Algerian man who studied in Paris, France. After school he returns to his native country - Algeria. But nobody wants to know him, meet him, nobody understands him nor ... See full summary »

Director: Rachid Bouchareb | Stars: Mourad Bounaas, Nozha Khouadra, Pierre-Loup Rajot, Boualem Benani

Votes: 92

41. Twilight of Shadows (2014)

114 min | Drama

5.2
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set in the Algerian War. A determined French commander, who believes Algeria belongs to France, must deal with a soldier who rebels when asked to execute an Algerian freedom fighter, The ... See full summary »

Director: Mohammed Lakhdar-Hamina | Stars: Samir Boitard, Nicolas Bridet, Laurent Hennequin, Bernard Montiel

Votes: 24

42. Bab El Oued City (1994)

93 min | Comedy, Drama

6.4
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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: 187

43. Ache (2006)

Short, Horror

7.5
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Director: Amar Sifodil | Stars: R. Abdelghani, Amina Zouhir

Votes: 6

44. Harragas (2009)

95 min | Drama

6.7
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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: 130

45. Zabana! (2012)

107 min | Drama, History, War

5.7
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Algeria's entry for a Best Foreign Language Film Oscar, "Zabana" chronicles the life of Ahmed Zabana, a man who fought for Algerian freedom in the Battle of Algiers. This film chronicles ... See full summary »

Director: Saïd Ould Khelifa | Stars: Imad Benchenni, Khaled Benaïssa, Abdelkader Djeriou, Nicolas Pignon

Votes: 44

46. L'opium et le baton (1969)

135 min | Action, Drama, War

7.7
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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: 79

47. The Repentant (2012)

87 min | Crime, Drama

4.4
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Thanks to the "civilian agreement" law, an Islamist is pardoned and reinstalled in society. He soon understands law doesn't erase the crimes he committed.

Director: Merzak Allouache | Stars: Nabil Asli, Adila Bendimerad, Khaled Benaïssa, Rokia Abdelali

Votes: 164

48. Carnaval fi Dachra (1994)

120 min | Comedy

7.6
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Makhlouf Bombardier, decides to be elected mayor of a dechra (village). So he surrounds himself with his partners to organize a great campaign for his election. Bombardier became the mayor ... See full summary »

Director: Mohamed Oukassi | Stars: Athmane Ariout, Salah Aougrout, Lakhder Boukhers, Khider Hmida

Votes: 178

49. Lotfi (2015)

170 min | Action, Biography, Drama

8.3
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The film relates the career of Colonel Lotfi, whose real name is Benali Boudghene, since his beginnings as an activist in Tlemcen where, with his classmates from high school, he posted the ... See full summary »

Director: Ahmed Rachedi | Stars: Youcef Sehairi, Ahmed Rezzak, Hassan Kechache, Boulem Zeblah

Votes: 7

50. The Citadel (1988)

96 min | Drama

6.1
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In a small village in rural Algeria, the "village idiot" is madly in love with a married woman. His voyeurism and antics bring shame on his father, who guarantees that his son will be ... See full summary »

Director: Mohamed Chouikh | Stars: Djillali Ain-Tedeles, Yamina Bachir, Mohamed Baki, Khaled Barkat

Votes: 50


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