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Famous Movies Filmed in Morocco

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List Rules The movies below must have at least one major scene that was filmed in Morocco

List of movies that were filmed in Morocco, including trailers of the films when available. Morocco has a lot of famous landmarks and beautiful landscapes, making it a great location to film movies in. This list of famous movies shot in Morocco is listed by popularity, so the movie names at the top of the list are the most well-known. This isn't necessarily a list of all movies shot in Morocco, so if you notice an important film is missing then feel free to add it at the bottom of this list.

This list has everything from House of Boys to Harem.

If you're trying to answer the questions, "What films were shot in Morocco?" and "Which famous movies were filmed in Morocco?" then you'e in the right place.

Both big studio and independent films that were filmed in Morocco are included below, as well as all genres including horror, action, comedy and more.
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Gladiator is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Movies Filmed in Morocco
Dir. by Ridley Scott (2000), starring Russell Crowe, Joaquin Phoenix & Michael Sheen
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Inception is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Movies Filmed in Morocco
Dir. by Christopher Nolan (2010), starring Leonardo DiCaprio, Tom Hardy & Marion Cotillard
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Dir. by David Lean (1962), starring Omar Sharif, Peter O'Toole & Alec Guinness
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Dir. by Paul Greengrass (2007), starring Matt Damon, Julia Stiles & Brian Cox
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Dir. by Alexandre Aja (2006), starring Emilie de Ravin, Vinessa Shaw & Ted Levine
The Hills Have Eyes is a 2006 American horror film and remake of Wes Craven's 1977 film The Hills Have Eyes. Written by filmmaking partners Alexandre Aja and Grégory Levasseur of the ...more

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Dir. by Paul Greengrass (2006), starring Olivia Thirlby, Cheyenne Jackson & Denny Dillon
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Dir. by Stephen Sommers (1999), starring Rachel Weisz, Brendan Fraser & Patricia Velásquez
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Captain Phillips is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Movies Filmed in Morocco
Dir. by Paul Greengrass (2013), starring Tom Hanks, Catherine Keener & Max Martini
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Dir. by Stephen Sommers (2001), starring Dwayne Johnson, Rachel Weisz & Brendan Fraser
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Dir. by John Landis (1985), starring Chevy Chase, Dan Aykroyd & Bob Hope
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Dir. by Alejandro González Iñárritu (2006), starring Brad Pitt, Cate Blanchett & Elle Fanning
Babel is a 2006 American-Mexican-French drama film directed by Alejandro González Iñárritu and written by Guillermo Arriaga, starring an ensemble cast. The film portrays ...more
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Dir. by Stephen Norrington (2003), starring Sean Connery, Peta Wilson & Shane West
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Dir. by Martin Weisz (2007), starring Jessica Stroup, Daniella Alonso & Lee Thompson Young
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Dir. by Michael Patrick King (2010), starring Miley Cyrus, Penélope Cruz & Sarah Jessica Parker
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Kundun is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Movies Filmed in Morocco
Dir. by Martin Scorsese (1997), starring Sonam Phuntsok, Tenzin Thuthob Tsarong & Gyurme Tethong
Kundun is a 1997 epic biographical film written by Melissa Mathison and directed by Martin Scorsese. It is based on the life and writings of the 14th Dalai Lama, the exiled political and ...more

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Rules of Engagement is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Movies Filmed in Morocco
Dir. by William Friedkin (2000), starring Samuel L. Jackson, Tommy Lee Jones & Ben Kingsley
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Dir. by Eric Tsang and Jackie Chan (1986), starring Jackie Chan, Carina Lau & Alan Tam
Armour of God is a 1986 Hong Kong action film written and directed by Jackie Chan, who also starred in the film. The film co-stars Alan Tam, Lola Forner and Rosamund Kwan. The film features ...more
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Dir. by Xavier Beauvois (2010), starring Lambert Wilson, Michael Lonsdale & Jacques Herlin
Of Gods and Men is a 2010 French drama film directed by Xavier Beauvois. It centers on the monastery of Tibhirine, where nine Trappist monks lived in harmony with the largely Muslim population ...more

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Dir. by Rachid Bouchareb (2006), starring Mélanie Laurent, Jamel Debbouze & Roschdy Zem
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Dir. by Jean-Claude Schlim (2009), starring Stephen Fry, Udo Kier & Joanna Scanlan
Coming-of-age story that follows the dramatic journey of Frank, a high school kid in 1984 through an exciting world of sex and music, when his deep new passion is suddenly turned into a struggle ...more
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Dir. by Alister Grierson (2014), starring Ben Kingsley, Peter O'Toole & Julia Ormond
Mary, Mother of Christ is a 2014 action biography drama film written by Barbara Nicolosi and directed by Alister Grierson.
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The Miracles of Jesus is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Movies Filmed in Morocco
The Miracles of Jesus Dir. by Jean Claude Bragard (2006), starring George Calil and Younes Megri
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Fatix added Dir. by Michael Curtiz (1942), starring Ingrid Bergman, Humphrey Bogart & Peter Lorre
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Men in Black Internation... is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Movies Filmed in Morocco
azothman9 added Dir. by F. Gary Gray (2019), starring Chris Hemsworth, Tessa Thompson & Liam Neeson
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