Famous Movies From Algeria

List of popular movies from Algeria, listed by popularity with movie trailers when available. All prominent movies shot in Algeria are included. This list of famous films made in Algeria includes additional information about the movies, such as who directed them and what genre they are. Any top rated movies made in Algeria should appear on this list, with the most well-known ones at the top. The most popular cinema of Algeria is included below, so if you see a movie that's missing then it probably isn't very well-known.

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  • Z is a 1969 Algerian French language political thriller directed by Costa-Gavras, with a screenplay by Gavras and Jorge Semprún, based on the 1966 novel of the same name by Vassilis Vassilikos. The ...more
  • Al Asfour is a 1972 film.
  • Mesrine: A Film in Two Parts: Part Two is a 2008 crime fiction film written by Abdel Raouf Dafri, Jean-François Richet and directed by Jean-François Richet.
  • Paratrooper commander Colonel Mathieu (Jean Martin), a former French Resistance fighter during World War II, is sent to 1950s Algeria to reinforce efforts to squelch the uprisings of the Algerian ...more
  • During World War II, North African troops encounter bigotry and unfair treatment from their French comrades-in-arms, despite the fact that they bravely fight for a country they have never seen. Some, ...more
  • Algérie, histoires à ne pas dire is a 2007 documentary film.
  • In this intense adaptation of the classic Albert Camus novel, Arthur Meursault (Marcello Mastroianni) is a bored clerical worker in 1930s Algeria who is completely isolated from his surroundings. His ...more
  • Ask Your Shadow is a 2012 documentary biographical film directed by Lamine Ammar-Khodja.
  • In Algeria, Zouina (Fejria Deliba) bids a tearful goodbye to her mother as she embarks on a voyage to France to be reunited with her husband. In a provincial town, she attempts to rear her three ...more
  • Algerians struggle for independence from France following World War II.
  • The tragic London bombings of July 7, 2005, bring together the unlikeliest of pairs when Elisabeth Sommers (Brenda Blethyn), a prejudiced British Christian, and Ousmane (Sotigui Kouyaté), a solemn ...more
  • Camp Thiaroye is a 1988 drama film written and directed by Ousmane Sembene and Thierno Faty Sow.
  • Roma wa la n’touma is a 2006 drama film written and directed by Tariq Teguia.
  • C'est dimanche! is a 2008 film.
  • Cheb is a 1991 film written by Rachid Bouchareb, Christian Zerbib and Abdelkrim Bahloul and directed by Rachid Bouchareb.
  • Viva Laldjerie is a 2004 drama film directed by Nadir Moknèche.
  • Le bal is a 1983 Italian-Franco-Algerian film without dialogue directed by Ettore Scola that represents a fifty-year story of French society by way of a ballroom in France.
  • Omar Gatlato (Boualem Benani) is a spirited young Algerian man living in an apartment with his family. Along with his friends, he listens to dance music, goes to parties, watches soccer matches and ...more
  • Poussières de vie is a 1995 French drama film directed by Rachid Bouchareb. It was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film as an Algerian submission.
  • To escape the bloody war for independence raging in his homeland of Algeria during the early 1960s, immigrant construction worker Lakhdar (Roschdy Zem) convinces the rest of his family to join him in ...more
  • Dans le silence, je sens rouler la terre is a 2010 documentary film.
  • In the destitute Algerian neighborhood of Bab El-Oued, Islamic fundamentalists have installed speakers throughout so they can broadcast their propaganda. But when the incessant noise drives young ...more
  • Ramparts of Clay, is a 1971 French drama film directed by Jean-Louis Bertucelli. The film stars Leila Shenna, as well as the villagers of the Algerian village of Tehouda. The film was selected as the ...more
  • Alexandria... Why? is a 1979 Egyptian drama film directed by Youssef Chahine. It was entered into the 29th Berlin International Film Festival, where it won the Silver Bear - Special Jury Priz. The ...more
  • Sandstorm is a 1982 Algerian drama film directed by Mohammed Lakhdar-Hamina. It was entered into the 1982 Cannes Film Festival. The film was also selected as the Algerian entry for the Best Foreign ...more