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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

Writers:

Ben Youcef (story), Giovanni Zelko (screenplay) | 2 more credits »
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27 wins & 10 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Ben Youcef ... Ali
Candice Coke ... Lana
Harry Lennix ... Suleyman
Tara Holt ... Sara
Josh Pence ... Patrick
Sharon Ferguson ... Sister
Said Faraj ... Father
Alicia Mitchell ... Kelly
Zuhair Haddad ... Mohammed
Steve Marvel ... Douglas
Seymour Cassel ... Professor Wright
Alexandra Anthony ... Jasmine (as Alexandra Fulton)
Giovanni Zelko Giovanni Zelko ... Brother
Armando Santana Armando Santana ... Sumir
Darrell Philip ... Mike
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Storyline

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 Vegas and Los Angeles as it reveals he is a sleeper cell part of an international plot. Filmed on 2 continents, 3 countries and 8 cities, The Algerian has won 19 awards at International Film Festivals, including Best Picture, Best Director, Best Actor, Best Actress, Best Screenplay, Best Cinematography, Best Editing, Best Sound Design, Best Original Score, Best Stunts, Best Thriller, an Audience Choice Award, an Award of Excellence and the Rhode Island International Film Festival Grand Prize Award. Written by Giovanni Zelko

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Country:

USA | Algeria

Language:

English

Release Date:

7 August 2015 (USA) See more »

Filming Locations:

Algiers, Algeria See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$1,300,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$8,320, 24 July 2017, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$65,280, 15 December 2015
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Company Credits

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Zelko Films See more »
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Sound Mix:

D-Cinema 96kHz 5.1 (5.1 Surround Sound)

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Brother: A bullet can kill a man, but nothing can kill an idea.
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Great story
26 July 2018 | by CarloMendezSee all my reviews

I really enjoyed The Algerian, the acting, the directing, and the story line is solid. A great thriller with some surprises and twists and turns to keep you on the edge of your seat. Definitely recommend it.


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