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Famous Movies From Algeria

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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 listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Movies From Algeria

    Z

    Jean-Louis Trintignant, Yves Montand

    Released1969

    Directed byCosta-Gavras

    Z is a 1969 Algerian French language political thriller directed by Costa-Gavras, with a... more

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    Al Asfour is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Movies From Algeria

    Al Asfour

    Mahmoud el-Meliguy, Salah Mansour

    Released1972

    Directed byYoussef Chahine

    Al Asfour is a 1972 film.amazon_watch buy button
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    Mesrine: Public Enemy #1 is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Movies From Algeria

    Mesrine: Public Enemy #1

    Gérard Depardieu, Vincent Cassel

    Released2008

    Directed byJean-François Richet

    Mesrine: A Film in Two Parts: Part Two is a 2008 crime fiction film written by Abdel Raouf... more
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    The Battle of Algiers is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Movies From Algeria

    The Battle of Algiers

    Jean Martin, Saadi Yacef

    Released1966

    Directed byGillo Pontecorvo

    The Battle of Algiers is a 1966 film based on occurrences against the French government in... more

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    Days of Glory is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Movies From Algeria

    Days of Glory

    Mélanie Laurent, Jamel Debbouze

    Released2006

    Directed byRachid Bouchareb

    Days of Glory is a 2006 French film directed by Rachid Bouchareb. The cast includes Sami... more
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    Algérie, histoires à ne pas di is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Movies From Algeria

    Algérie, histoires à ne pas dire

    Algérie, histoires à ne pas dire is a 2007 documentary film.amazon_watch buy button
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    The Stranger is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Movies From Algeria

    The Stranger

    Marcello Mastroianni, Anna Karina

    Released1967

    Directed byLuchino Visconti

    The Stranger is a 1967 film by Italian film director Luchino Visconti, based on Albert Camus'... more
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    Ask Your Shadow is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Movies From Algeria

    Ask Your Shadow

    Ask Your Shadow is a 2012 documentary biographical film directed by Lamine Ammar-Khodja.amazon_watch buy button
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    Sunday God Willing is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Movies From Algeria

    Sunday God Willing

    Marie-France Pisier, Amina Annabi

    Released2001

    Directed byYamina Benguigui

    Inch'Allah Dimanche is a 2001 French/Algerian movie by Yamina Benguigui about the life of an... moreamazon_watch buy button
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    Outside the Law is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Movies From Algeria

    Outside the Law

    Jamel Debbouze, Roschdy Zem

    Released2010

    Directed byRachid Bouchareb

    Outside the Law is a 2010 drama film directed by Rachid Bouchareb, starring Jamel Debbouze,... more
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    London River is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Movies From Algeria

    London River

    Brenda Blethyn, Roschdy Zem

    Released2009

    Directed byRachid Bouchareb

    London River is a 2009 British drama film, written and produced by Franco-Algerian film... more
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    Camp Thiaroye is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Movies From Algeria

    Camp Thiaroye

    Sidiki Bakaba, Camara Med Dansogho

    Released1988

    Directed byOusmane Sembène, Thierno Faty Sow

    Camp Thiaroye is a 1988 drama film written and directed by Ousmane Sembene and Thierno Faty... moreamazon_watch buy button
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    Roma wa la n’touma is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Movies From Algeria

    Roma wa la n’touma

    Kader Affak, Fethi Ghares

    Released2006

    Directed byTariq Teguia

    Roma wa la n’touma is a 2006 drama film written and directed by Tariq Teguia.amazon_watch buy button
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    C'est dimanche! is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Movies From Algeria

    C'est dimanche!

    Simon Abkarian, Yves Verhoeven

    Released2008

    Directed bySamir Guesmi

    C'est dimanche! is a 2008 film.amazon_watch buy button
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    Cheb is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Movies From Algeria

    Cheb

    Pierre-Loup Rajot, Cheik Doukouré

    Released1991

    Directed byRachid Bouchareb

    Cheb is a 1991 film written by Rachid Bouchareb, Christian Zerbib and Abdelkrim Bahloul and... moreamazon_watch buy button
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    Viva Laldjerie is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Movies From Algeria

    Viva Laldjerie

    Lubna Azabal, Biyouna

    Released2004

    Directed byNadir Moknèche

    Viva Laldjerie is a 2004 drama film directed by Nadir Moknèche.
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    Le Bal is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Movies From Algeria

    Le Bal

    Francesco De Rosa, Marc Berman

    Released1983

    Directed byEttore Scola

    Le bal is a 1983 Italian-Franco-Algerian film without dialogue directed by Ettore Scola that... more
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    Omar Gatlato is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Movies From Algeria

    Omar Gatlato

    Boualem Benani, Aziz Degga

    Released1977

    Directed byMerzak Allouache

    Omar Gatlato is a 1976 Algerian drama film directed by Merzak Allouache. It was entered into... moreamazon_watch buy button
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    Dust of Life is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Movies From Algeria

    Dust of Life

    Daniel Guyant, Osman Kassim

    Released1994

    Directed byRachid Bouchareb

    Poussières de vie is a 1995 French drama film directed by Rachid Bouchareb. It was nominated... more
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    Living in Paradise is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Movies From Algeria

    Living in Paradise

    Hiam Abbass, Roschdy Zem

    Released1998

    Directed byBourlem Guerdjou

    Living in Paradise is a 1998 film directed by Bourlem Guerdjou.amazon_watch buy button
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    Dans le silence, je sens roule is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Movies From Algeria

    Dans le silence, je sens rouler la terre

    Dans le silence, je sens rouler la terre is a 2010 documentary film.amazon_watch buy button
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    Bab El-Oued City is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Movies From Algeria

    Bab El-Oued City

    Nadia Kaci, Mourad Khen

    Released1994

    Directed byMerzak Allouache

    Bab El-Oued City is a 1994 Algerian drama film directed by Merzak Allouache. It was screened... moreamazon_watch buy button
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    Ramparts of Clay is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Movies From Algeria

    Ramparts of Clay

    Leila Shenna, Kricheche

    Released1968

    Directed byJean-Louis Bertucelli

    Ramparts of Clay, is a 1971 French drama film directed by Jean-Louis Bertucelli. The film... more
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    Alexandria... Why? is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Movies From Algeria

    Alexandria... Why?

    Farid Shawqi, Mohamed Henedi

    Released1979

    Directed byYoussef Chahine

    Alexandria... Why? is a 1979 Egyptian drama film directed by Youssef Chahine. It was entered... moreamazon_watch buy button
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    Sandstorm is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Movies From Algeria
    Sandstorm is a 1982 Algerian drama film directed by Mohammed Lakhdar-Hamina. It was entered... moreamazon_watch buy button
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