Filming Location Matching "Algiers, Algeria" (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)



1. The Battle of Algiers (1966)

Not Rated | 121 min | Drama, War

8.1
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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, Samia Kerbash

Votes: 48,607 | Gross: $0.06M

2. Samson and Delilah (1949)

Approved | 134 min | Drama, History, Romance

6.8
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When strongman Samson rejects the love of the beautiful Philistine woman Delilah, she seeks vengeance that brings horrible consequences they both regret.

Director: Cecil B. DeMille | Stars: Hedy Lamarr, Victor Mature, George Sanders, Angela Lansbury

Votes: 6,457 | Gross: $28.80M

3. Papicha (2019)

106 min | Drama

7.2
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Algiers, 1997. Terrorist wanting an Islamic and archaic state are everywhere. Women are oppressed, in a seek to take control of their bodies, clothing and public space. Young student Nedjma is passionate about making a fashion show.

Director: Mounia Meddour | Stars: Lyna Khoudri, Shirine Boutella, Amira Hilda Douaouda, Yasin Houicha

Votes: 444

4. Z (1969)

M/PG | 127 min | Crime, Drama, History

8.3
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Following the murder of a prominent leftist, an investigator tries to uncover the truth while government officials attempt to cover up their roles.

Director: Costa-Gavras | Stars: Yves Montand, Irene Papas, Jean-Louis Trintignant, François Périer

Votes: 21,955 | Gross: $0.08M

5. Tarzan the Ape Man (1932)

Passed | 100 min | Action, Adventure, Romance

7.0
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A trader and his daughter set off in search of the fabled graveyard of the elephants in deepest Africa, only to encounter a wild man raised by apes.

Director: W.S. Van Dyke | Stars: Johnny Weissmuller, Neil Hamilton, C. Aubrey Smith, Maureen O'Sullivan

Votes: 6,598

6. Algiers (1938)

Passed | 96 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance

6.7
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Beautiful Gaby meets a romantic jewel thief in the mysterious Casbah.

Director: John Cromwell | Stars: Charles Boyer, Hedy Lamarr, Sigrid Gurie, Joseph Calleia

Votes: 2,277

7. Pépé le Moko (1937)

Not Rated | 94 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

7.7
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98 Metascore

A wanted gangster is both king and prisoner of the Casbah. He is protected from arrest by his friends, but is torn by his desire for freedom outside. A visiting Parisian beauty may just tempt his fate.

Director: Julien Duvivier | Stars: Jean Gabin, Gabriel Gabrio, Saturnin Fabre, Fernand Charpin

Votes: 5,833 | Gross: $0.15M

8. The Stranger (1967)

Approved | 104 min | Drama

7.3
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In an atmosphere of political tension when the French still control Algiers, an Algerian is killed on the beach and a French man who has lived in Algiers all his life is arrested for the ... See full summary »

Director: Luchino Visconti | Stars: Marcello Mastroianni, Anna Karina, Bernard Blier, Alfred Adam

Votes: 2,040

9. I Still Hide to Smoke (2016)

90 min | Drama

7.2
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Fatima, a strong-minded woman, is the lead masseuse of a hammam in Algiers. This is 1995 and the situation is tense in the capital. The day ahead promises to be hectic for all, and for ... See full summary »

Director: Rayhana Obermeyer | Stars: Hiam Abbass, Fadila Belkebla, Nadia Kaci, Nassima Benchicou

Votes: 474

10. Until the Birds Return (2017)

113 min | Drama

6.4
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Three stories set in today's Algeria. In Algiers, Mourad, a property developer is wealthy and more or less satisfied with his lot but he does not know how to make happy those close to him; ... See full summary »

Director: Karim Moussaoui | Stars: Mohamed Djouhri, Hania Amar, Hassan Kechache, Mehdi Ramdani

Votes: 194

11. The Algerian (2014)

99 min | Action, Romance, Thriller

5.6
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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 | Stars: Ben Youcef, Candice Coke, Harry Lennix, Tara Holt

Votes: 199 | Gross: $0.07M

12. Isabelle Eberhardt (1991)

Not Rated | 113 min | Biography, Drama, History

5.9
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Story of a young woman journalist who becomes enmeshed in the politics of the annexation of Morrocco from Algeria at the turn of the twentieth century. The focus is on her hardships because... See full summary »

Director: Ian Pringle | Stars: Mathilda May, Tchéky Karyo, Peter O'Toole, Richard Moir

Votes: 78

13. The Italian (2010)

Not Rated | 102 min | Comedy, Drama

5.7
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Life smiles at Dino Fabrizzi,a cool forty-two-year old Italian. Not only is he the most successful salesman at The Maserati dealership in Nice but he has had a steady (and hot) relationship... See full summary »

Director: Olivier Baroux | Stars: Kad Merad, Valérie Benguigui, Roland Giraud, Philippe Lefebvre

Votes: 1,382

14. Terror's Advocate (2007)

Unrated | 135 min | Documentary, Biography, History

7.2
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75 Metascore

A documentary on Jacques Vergès, the controversial lawyer and former Free French Forces guerrilla who has defending unpopular figures such as Nazi war criminal Klaus Barbie and Holocaust denier Roger Garaudy.

Director: Barbet Schroeder | Stars: Jacques Vergès, Klaus Barbie, Barbet Schroeder, Bassam Abu Sharif

Votes: 1,436 | Gross: $0.04M

15. The Man from Cairo (1953)

Approved | 81 min | Crime, Drama

5.5
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An American tourist, who served in Algeria during WW2, is mistaken for an American agent hired by the French government to recover its gold reserves that went missing in the Algerian desert during the war.

Directors: Ray Enright, Edoardo Anton | Stars: George Raft, Gianna Maria Canale, Massimo Serato, Guido Celano

Votes: 96

16. Dakious & Makious (2018– )

Comedy

7.4
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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: 22

17. Port Afrique (1956)

Approved | 92 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance

5.2
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Rip Reardon, ex-Army flier, returns to his home in French Morocco and finds his wife dead, and he suspects she has been murdered. Police Colonel Moussac insists she committed suicide. Rip ... See full summary »

Director: Rudolph Maté | Stars: Pier Angeli, Eugene Deckers, Pat O'Meara, James Hayter

Votes: 137

18. 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: 179

19. Rachida (2002)

100 min | Drama

6.9
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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: 309

20. Algerie from Above (2015 TV Movie)

88 min | Documentary

8.9
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Flying around Algeria, the north African country.

Directors: Yann Arthus-Bertrand, Yazid Tizi

Votes: 68

21. Missing Husbands (1921)

Not Rated | 136 min | Adventure, Fantasy, Mystery

6.7
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Two men, lost in the desert, meet Queen Antinea, ruler of Atlantis.

Director: Jacques Feyder | Stars: Jean Angelo, Stacia Napierkowska, Georges Melchior, Marie-Louise Iribe

Votes: 296

22. I'm All Yours (2015)

Not Rated | 100 min | Comedy

5.9
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Charming thirty-year-old Hanna Belkacem has inherited the gene from her parents: she is unable to say no. And as she is the Director of Human resources of a big firm such infirmity is not ... See full summary »

Director: Baya Kasmi | Stars: Vimala Pons, Mehdi Djaadi, Agnès Jaoui, Ramzy Bedia

Votes: 544

23. Sultan Ashour 10 (2015– )

30 min | Comedy, Fantasy

8.2
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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: 78

24. Délice Paloma (2007)

134 min | Drama

6.7
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When it comes to surviving in today's Algeria, no scam is too daunting for the woman who has adopted her country's name. If they're pretty and lacking in principles, her recruits can make a... See full summary »

Director: Nadir Moknèche | Stars: Biyouna, Nadia Kaci, Aylin Prandi, Daniel Lundh

Votes: 244

25. The Most Gentle Confessions (1971)

95 min | Crime, Drama

5.4
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Director: Édouard Molinaro | Stars: Philippe Noiret, Roger Hanin, Caroline Cellier, Marc Porel

Votes: 55

26. Reveries of the Solitary Actor (2016)

103 min | Comedy, Drama

6.2
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It's a story of absence, memories of absence. No matter the color of your passport, there is the land of birth and the land of becoming.

Director: Hamid Benamra | Stars: Mohamed Adar, Stephanie Benamra, Hana Benamra, Malika Nedjadi

Votes: 13

27. Let Them Come (2015)

95 min | Drama, War

6.9
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Algeria, the late 80s. Idols of the past, such as socialism, are staggering. New idols rush in: capitalism made in IMF, islamism made in Saudi Arabia and Afghanistan. For Nouredine there is... See full summary »

Director: Salem Brahimi | Stars: Amazigh Kateb, Rachida Brakni, Farida Saboundji, Thoraya

Votes: 87

28. Paris la blanche (2017)

83 min | Drama, Romance

6.7
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At the age of 70, Rekia decides to leave her village in Kabylie to go to Paris. All by herself, she travels across the Mediterranean sea to bring Nour, her husband, back home. But her hero,... See full summary »

Director: Lidia Terki | Stars: Tassadit Mandi, Zahir Bouzerar, Karole Rocher, Marie Denarnaud

Votes: 54

29. Elise, or Real Life (1970)

104 min | Drama

6.4
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In 1957, Elise Le Tellier, a young woman from Bordeaux, decides to join her brother Lucien, a revolutionary who has decided to become a worker instead of a notable. Lucien has secured a ... See full summary »

Director: Michel Drach | Stars: Marie-José Nat, Mohamed Chouikh, Bernadette Lafont, Jean-Pierre Bisson

Votes: 85

30. L'autre monde (2001)

95 min | Crime, Drama, War

5.5
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53 Metascore

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.

Director: Merzak Allouache | Stars: Marie Brahimi, Karim Bouaiche, Nazim Boudjenah, Michèle Moretti

Votes: 54

31. 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: 118

32. 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: 176

33. Bab el web (2005)

99 min | Comedy

4.6
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Kamel and his younger brother live in Bab el Oued, a popular district of Algiers. Kamel is embittered and rather taciturn while jollier Bouzid escapes the drab reality of his life chatting ... See full summary »

Director: Merzak Allouache | Stars: Samy Naceri, Faudel, Julie Gayet, Hacène Benzerari

Votes: 103

34. Les chemins de l'oued (2002)

78 min | Drama

5.9
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Samy (Nicolas Cazalé), a young Franco-Algerian, hits a policeman at a roadblock and must flee France. He takes refuge with his grandfather (Mohamed Majd) in Algeria. But he does not speak ... See full summary »

Director: Gaël Morel | Stars: Nicolas Cazalé, Amira Casar, Mohamed Majd, Kheireddine Defdaf

Votes: 110

35. Pirate Submarine (1951)

Approved | 69 min | Drama, War

6.1
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In November of 1942, the French submarine, the "Casabianca,", escapes from German-held Toulon, and, upon joining the Free French forces at Algiers, is sent on a secret mission to Corsica to... See full summary »

Director: Georges Péclet | Stars: Pierre Dudan, Gérard Landry, Jean Vilmont, Alain Terrane

Votes: 22

36. Nass Mlah City (2002–2006)

20 min | Comedy

7.0
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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: 8

37. Normal! (2011)

111 min | Drama

4.9
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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: 15

38. El Gusto (2011)

88 min | Documentary

7.7
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EL GUSTO is the story of an orchestra of Jewish and Muslim musicians torn apart by war 50 years ago, and recently reunited for an exceptional concert. These musicians share a passion they never lost: the soul of Algiers, Chaabi music.

Director: Safinez Bousbia

Votes: 146

39. How Big Is Your Love? (2011)

98 min | Family

5.2
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Algiers, nowadays, Adel, 8 years old, has been taken to his grandparents Khadidja and Lounès because his parents Rachid and Safia have been quarreling. Adel was supposed to stay with his ... See full summary »

Director: Fatma Zohra Zamoum | Stars: Nourdine Alane, Nadjia Debahi-Laaraf, Louiza Habani, Abdelkader Tadjer

Votes: 17

40. Eldridge Cleaver, Black Panther (1970)

73 min | Documentary, Biography

5.6
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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: 39

41. Le sang des loups (2019)

98 min | Thriller

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Khaled, police inspector infiltrate a gang of traffickers.

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

42. Escadrons de la mort: L'école française (2003 TV Movie)

60 min | Documentary

8.0
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The French army was very influential in how modern suppression of independence movements has been and is carried out. This documentary reveals why.

Director: Marie-Monique Robin | Stars: Anibal Acosta, Alcides Lopez Aufranc, Carl Bernard, Michel Besineau

Votes: 55

43. Fouilleurs Nés (2018)

Crime

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Two cops from Algiers crime squad investigate a murder after an unknown body is found in a municipal dump by a couple of kids.

Director: Djamel Azizi | Stars: Mustafa Laribi, Ali Zarif, Arslane Lerari, Hamid Amirouche

44. Automne... Octobre à Alger (1993)

92 min | Drama

5.0
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Director: Malik Lakhdar-Hamina | Stars: Malik Lakhdar-Hamina, Nina Koritz, Merwan Lakhdar-Hamina, Sid Ahmed Agoumi

Votes: 21

45. Casbah City (2017)

18 min | Comedy

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The series revolves around the diary of neighbors living in the popular Casbah neighborhood, and what happens inside. Some of the quarrels between neighbors and those who challenge each other in times of crisis appear.

Stars: Idir Benaibouche, Mohamed Bouchaïb

46. Heart of the Casbah (1952)

96 min | Drama

4.4
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Maria Pilar is the second wife of a gangster of Algiers who has just been arrested. Michel, her husband's son by a first marriage, arrives in Algiers, the town in which he was born but that... See full summary »

Director: Pierre Cardinal | Stars: Viviane Romance, Claude Laydu, Peter van Eyck, Philippe Richard

Votes: 11

47. Quai des blondes (1954)

120 min | Crime, Drama

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Director: Paul Cadéac | Stars: Michel Auclair, Barbara Laage, Madeleine Lebeau, Henri Arius

48. Le secret du cargo (1929)

98 min | Adventure, Mystery, Romance

2.6
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Director: Maurice Mariaud | Stars: Jean-François Martial, Lisette d'Emerit, Vivienne Bennett, Josyane

Votes: 9

49. Leïla et les autres (1977)

69 min | Drama

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the story of Algerian women trying to live in 1970s Algeria where the society is between conservative values and progressive modern Algeria.

Director: Sid Ali Mazif | Stars: Nadia Samir, Aida, Chafia Boudraa, Doudja

50. La question (1977)

112 min | Drama, War

7.0
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Director: Laurent Heynemann | Stars: Jacques Denis, Nicole Garcia, Jean-Pierre Sentier, Françoise Thuries

Votes: 69


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