Most Popular Titles With Primary Country of Origin Algeria
1. The Battle of Algiers (1966)
Not Rated | 121 min | Drama, War
In the 1950s, fear and violence escalate as the people of Algiers fight for independence from the French government.
Votes: 45,791 | Gross: $0.06M
2. Days of Glory (2006)
R | 120 min | Drama, War
During WWII, four North African men enlist in the French army to liberate that country from Nazi oppression, and to fight French discrimination.
Votes: 13,051 | Gross: $0.32M
8. L'opium et le baton (1969)
135 min | Action, Drama, War
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 »
90 min | Action
An Algerian secret agent has to destroy an undercover paramilitary organization that plans to strike against the country and its people.
10. Carnaval fi Dachra (1994)
120 min | Comedy
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 »
11. Le puits (2016)
96 min | Drama
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.
12. Sultan Ashour 10 (2015– )
30 min | Comedy
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 »
14. Fadhma N'Soumer (2014)
110 min | Drama, History, War
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.
16. Little Senegal (2000)
97 min | Drama
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.
17. Mascarades (2008)
Not Rated | 94 min | Comedy
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 »
22. Madame Courage (2015)
90 min | Drama
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.
23. Cheb (1991)
79 min | Drama
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 »
26. L'Oranais (2014)
128 min | Drama, History
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.
27. Crépuscule des ombres (2014)
114 min | Drama
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 »
31. Harragas (2009)
95 min | Drama
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 »
32. Frontières (2001)
Not Rated | 105 min | Drama
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 »
34. L'inspecteur Tahar Marque le But (1977)
117 min | Comedy, Crime, Sport
A simple case of a car accident in the city of Oran turns into a real criminal investigation led by Inspector Tahar and his sidekick apprentice.
36. Les vacances de l'inspecteur Tahar (1972)
110 min | Comedy
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.
38. Chronique de mon village (2016)
CHRONICLES OF MY VILLAGE is the story of Bachir's childhood during the Algerian war of independence. The film considers how a child's innocence, curiosity and dreams can play alongside the ... See full summary »
39. The Last Passenger (2010)
7 min | Short, Drama, Music
A young man jumps from a cliff. Before leaving forever, his soul pays a visit to to his two impossible loves: a woman and the stage of a concert hall.
40. L'attente des femmes (2001)
82 min | Drama
In the 1920s, the Aurassienne country is one of the poorest regions of Algeria, often ravaged by long winters, famine and disease. Brahim a master craftsman, is one of the richest men in ... See full summary »
41. Rih al awras (1967)
95 min | Drama, War
a story about the suffering of a mother (Kalthoum) from the Auras region whose husband died after aerial bombardment of the house by the French army during colonial days also the capture of... See full summary »
43. L'autre monde (2001)
95 min | Crime, Drama, War
A young French-Algerian woman travels to Algeria in search for her fiance. Determined to find his whereabouts, she is facing political and religious obstacles in a country that is struggling with the aftermath of a civil war.
44. Le Clandestin (1989)
90 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family
a story about a group of people trying to travel to Algiers but the problem is in the way of travel as all the buses that pass are completely filled and no one wants to take them. then ... See full summary »
48. Eldridge Cleaver, Black Panther (1970)
73 min | Documentary, Biography
Cleaver, on film as in life, is a complex mixture of profound political insight, socially crystallized ghetto cultural patterns and a multifaceted human personality.
49. Hassan, Terrorist (1968)
90 min | Comedy, Drama
Living in Algiers in 1956 is no bed of roses. Especially when you are a meek little fellow called Hassan who, to stay out of trouble, is all things to all people and whose only act of "... See full summary »
50. N'sibi (2014)
22 min | Short, Drama
Setif, in present-day, Ali, a young man from the lower class leads a dull, narrow and isolated life. One evening, he is forced to give his sister-in-law a ride home, yet Habiba's ways are in total contradiction with his own values.