Algeria (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)



1. 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, Tommaso Neri

Votes: 46,043 | Gross: $0.06M

2. Days of Glory (2006)

R | 120 min | Drama, War

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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: 13,123 | Gross: $0.32M

3. The Blessed (2017)

102 min | Drama

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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: 145

4. Ahdat sanawovach el-djamr (1975)

177 min | Drama

7.9
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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: 404

5. Ila akher ezaman (2017)

93 min | Drama

7.6
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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: 7

6. 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: 409

7. Fadhma N'Soumer (2014)

110 min | Drama, History, War

7.0
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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: 6

8. Little Senegal (2000)

97 min | Drama

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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: 386

9. Carnaval fi Dachra (1994)

120 min | Comedy

7.4
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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: Hamid Achouri, Salah Aougrout, Athmane Ariout, Lakhder Boukhers

Votes: 143

10. L'opium et le baton (1969)

135 min | Action, Drama, War

7.6
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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: 62

11. Rih rabani (2018)

96 min | Drama

6.4
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Algerian desert drama becomes a seesaw of love and death when two young jihadists meet to bomb an oil refinery.

Director: Merzak Allouache | Stars: Abdelatif Benahmed, Hacène Benzerari, Sarah Layssac, Mohamed Oughlis

Votes: 8

12. Les portes du soleil: Algérie pour toujours (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: 229

13. Body and Art (2018)

85 min | Documentary | Post-production

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Director: Fatma Zohra Zamoum

14. Chronique de mon village (2016)

Drama

7.4
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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 »

Director: Karim Traïdia | Stars: Malik Bakhouche, Fatima Ben Saïdane, Mouni Bouallam, Lucien Guignard

Votes: 7

15. 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: 300

16. Mascarades (2008)

Not Rated | 94 min | Comedy

6.8
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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: 323

17. Icons from Igraren (2018)

40 min | Documentary, Short | Completed

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Director: Osama Rai

18. 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

Votes: 39

21. Zabana! (2012)

107 min | Drama, History, War

5.6
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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: 34

22. Rih al awras (1966)

95 min | Drama, War

6.3
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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 »

Director: Mohammed Lakhdar-Hamina | Stars: Keltoum, Mohamed Chouikh, Hassan Hassani, Thania Timgad

Votes: 64

23. L'Oranais (2014)

128 min | Drama, History

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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: 151

24. Cheb (1991)

79 min | Drama

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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: 85

25. Gabbla (2008)

140 min | Drama

6.5
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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: 88

26. 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: 169

27. Lotfi (2015)

170 min | Action, Biography, Drama

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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 Kachach, Boulem Zeblah

28. El taaib (2012)

87 min | Crime, Drama

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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: 134

29. Nass Mlah City (2002–2006)

20 min | Comedy

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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

30. 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: 16

31. 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: 119

32. The Emir Abd El-Kader

Action, Biography, Drama | Announced

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33. Madame Courage (2015)

90 min | Drama

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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: 101

34. Parfums d'Alger (2012)

108 min

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

35. Le Clandestin (1989)

90 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family

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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 »

Director: Benamar Bakhti | Stars: Aziz Anick, Athmane Ariout, Yahia Ben Mabrouk, Ahmed Benaissa

Votes: 35

36. Les vacances de l'inspecteur Tahar (1972)

110 min | Comedy

7.9
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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 Faiza

Votes: 92

37. Mostefa Ben Boulaid (2008)

163 min | Action, Biography, Drama

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The film revolves around the life of the martyr Mustapha Ben Bouleid (1917-1956), who was a member of the Algerian National Movement, who worked with his comrades to explain the idea of the... See full summary »

Director: Ahmed Rachedi | Stars: Sami Allem, Fares Ben Hachani, Ahmed Benaissa, Khaled Benaïssa

Votes: 19

38. Crépuscule des ombres (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

39. Thwara Zanj (2013)

137 min | Drama

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Ibn Battuta works as a journalist for an Algerian daily newspaper. While covering community clashes in Southern Algeria, he finds himself incidentally picking up the trail of long forgotten... See full summary »

Director: Tariq Teguia | Stars: Wassim Mohamed Ajawi, Fethi Ghares, Sean Gullette, Faek Homaissi

Votes: 33

40. Frontières (2001)

Not Rated | 105 min | Drama

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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: 25

41. Eldridge Cleaver, Black Panther (1970)

73 min | Documentary, Biography

5.9
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Cleaver, on film as in life, is a complex mixture of profound political insight, socially crystallized ghetto cultural patterns and a multifaceted human personality.

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

Votes: 37

42. Layla (1989)

90 min

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Director: Taieb Louhichi | Stars: Sid Ahmed Agoumi, Tarik Akan, Fatima Ben Saïdane, Safy Boutella

Votes: 19

43. Patrouille à l'Est (1971)

115 min | Action, Drama, History

7.2
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A patrol of the National Liberation Army must convoy a French soldier taken prisoner to the Tunisian border.

Director: Amar Laskri | Stars: Hacène Benzerari, Mohamed Hadj Smaïn, Brahim Hadjadj, Mohamed Hamdi

Votes: 41

44. Sandstorm (1982)

103 min | Drama

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Director: Mohammed Lakhdar-Hamina | Stars: Nadir Benguedih, Himmoud Brahimi, Hadja, Sabrina Hannach

Votes: 16

45. La preuve (2013)

95 min | Drama

4.4
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Ali, a taxi driver in Algeria, and his wife, Houria, are unable to have children. When he travels to another city to test his fertility, he is accused by Fatima, a pregnant woman, of being ... See full summary »

Director: Amor Hakkar | Stars: Nabil Asli, Anya Louanchi, Zineb Ahmidou, Ritage Saouli

Votes: 11

46. Un jour de mariage (2018)

15 min | Short

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Director: Elias Belkeddar | Stars: Milou Berra, Said Belhamra

Votes: 15

47. Omar Gatlato (1977)

90 min | Comedy, Drama

6.6
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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: 107

48. Roma wa la n'touma (2006)

111 min | Drama

6.1
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In a time when Algeria has been consumed by warfare and strife for more than a decade, a man who longs to return to the peaceful streets of Rome takes his girlfriend on a desperate quest to... See full summary »

Director: Tariq Teguia | Stars: Samira Kaddour, Rachid Amrani, Ahmed Benaissa, Kader Affak

Votes: 60

49. El kalaa (1988)

96 min | Drama

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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, Khaled Barkat, Fatima Belhadj, Mohamed Bouamari

Votes: 45

50. Automne... Octobre à Alger (1993)

92 min | Drama

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Director: Malik Lakhdar-Hamina | Stars: Malik Lakhdar-Hamina, Nina Koritz, Merwan Lakhdar-Hamina, Sid Ahmed Agoumi

Votes: 21


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