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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 more »

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Ali
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Lana
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Suleyman
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Sara
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Patrick
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Sister
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Father
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Kelly
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Mohammed
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Douglas
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Professor Wright
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Jasmine (as Alexandra Fulton)
Giovanni Zelko ...
Brother
Armando Santana ...
Sumir
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Mike
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Club Doorman
Hope Bedford ...
Club Girl
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Club Wiseguy
Nick Rish ...
FBI Agent, Lacoste
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Agent Decker
John Damon ...
Club Doorman
Kobi Alexandra ...
Jennifer
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Bruno Angelico ...
The Ringmaster
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Jennifer's Mom
Kaleem Ansari ...
Agent Samwell
Heather Capps ...
Madame White-Tail
Jessica Honsinger ...
Cafe patron
Maria Jordan ...
Cafe waitress
Ty Merchant ...
Escort
Virginia Petrucci ...
Club Patron
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Escort Girl
James W. Ryder ...
Student
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Female News Reporter
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NYC woman (as Marilyn Mark)

Directed by

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Giovanni Zelko

Written by

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Ben Youcef ... (story)
 
Giovanni Zelko ... (screenplay)
 
Giovanni Zelko ... (story)
 
Giovanni Zelko ... (writer)

Produced by

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Kaleem Ansari ... producer
Anil Babbar ... producer
Gil Bindelglas ... producer
Solomon Campbell ... producer
Ian Chase ... co-producer
John Damon ... producer
Danny Davalos ... co-producer: TVE
Moshe C. Friedman ... producer
David Michael Katz ... producer
Martin Lazniarz ... producer
Harry Lennix ... producer
Garrick Montenegro ... producer
Anna Mulhern ... producer
Lee Ross ... producer
Mark Schwartz ... producer
Greg Shahbazian ... co-producer
James J. Smith ... producer
Jamie Trent ... producer
Ben Youcef ... co-executive producer
Giovanni Zelko ... executive producer / line producer

Music by

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James Bartlett

Cinematography by

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Tony Rudenko
Jamie Trent ... co-cinematographer
Giovanni Zelko ... co-cinematographer

Film Editing by

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Giovanni Zelko

Editorial Department

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Jamie Trent ... colorist

Production Design by

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Lytel Young

Costume Design by

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Heather Capps

Makeup Department

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Anthony M. Cody ... key makeup artist / special makeup effects artist
Nesrin Ismail ... makeup artist
Nair Jyoti ... makeup department head
Dawn Mattocks ... hair stylist / makeup artist / special makeup effects artist

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director

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Heather Ankeny ... first assistant director: second unit
Charles Bennett ... first assistant director / second assistant director
Ameenah Kaplan ... second unit director

Sound Department

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Brian Avery ... boom operator
Sebastian Lonberg ... foley artist / supervising sound editor
Iris Posada ... Additional ADR Coordinator
Martin Quiñones ... adr recordist
Brian Sanders ... foley editor
Fred Schultz ... sound mixer
Paul Seradarian ... re-recording mixer

Stunts

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Bruno Angelico ... stunts
Ray Velazquez ... stunt coordinator

Camera and Electrical Department

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Orsoya ... still photographer
Kayemee Quiamco ... 2nd Unit Still Photographer
Wael Shukha ... steadicam operator
Jamie Trent ... a camera / aerial cinematographer / director of photography: second unit
Giovanni Zelko ... cinematographer: NY, Vegas, Algeria

Music Department

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Karin Aldheimer ... chorus singer
Jeanette Britan ... chorus singer
Ida Fahl ... choir arranger / choir conductor / conductor: ending theme / music editor: ending theme
Alexander Haggstrom ... chorus singer
Mats Helgesson ... chorus singer
Jacob Hellden ... chorus singer
Maria Lindensved ... chorus singer
Hannes Lissenko ... chorus singer
Christian Moller ... chorus singer
Emma Righard ... chorus singer
Jonathan Rosell ... chorus singer
Karel Stepan ... chorus singer
Arvid Svensson ... chorus singer

Other crew

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Luke Gelineau ... insurance broker
Domenic Romano ... distribution counsel
Shalizeh Sadig Romano ... distribution counsel (as Shalizeh Sadig)

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Storyline

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Plot Summary

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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Also Known As
  • The Algerian (United States)
Runtime
  • 99 min
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Box Office

Budget $1,300,000 (estimated)
Opening Weekend United States $8,320, 24 Jul 2017

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