Film 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 Jean-Louis Trintignant, Yves Montand, Jacques Perrin 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 ...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 Al Asfour is a 1972 film.

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Mesrine: Public Enemy #1 Gérard Depardieu, Vincent Cassel, Ludivine Sagnier 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.

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The Battle of Algiers Jean Martin, Saadi Yacef, Gene Wesson The Battle of Algiers is a 1966 war film based on occurrences during the Algerian War against the French government in North Africa, the most prominent being the titular Battle of Algiers. An ...more

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Days of Glory Mélanie Laurent, Jamel Debbouze, Roschdy Zem Days of Glory is a 2006 French film directed by Rachid Bouchareb. The cast includes Sami Bouajila, Jamel Debbouze, Samy Naceri, Roschdy Zem, Mélanie Laurent and Bernard Blancan. The film ...more

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Algérie, histoires à ne pas dire Algérie, histoires à ne pas dire is a 2007 documentary film.

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The Stranger Marcello Mastroianni, Anna Karina, Bernard Blier The Stranger is a 1967 film by Italian film director Luchino Visconti, based on Albert Camus' novel L'Étranger, with Marcello Mastroianni.

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Ask Your Shadow Ask Your Shadow is a 2012 documentary biographical film directed by Lamine Ammar-Khodja.

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Sunday God Willing Marie-France Pisier, Amina Annabi, Zinedine Soualem Inch'Allah Dimanche is a 2001 French/Algerian movie by Yamina Benguigui about the life of an Algerian immigrant woman in France. Though this is Beguigui's first feature-length fiction film it is ...more

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Outside the Law Jamel Debbouze, Roschdy Zem, Samir Guesmi Outside the Law is a 2010 drama film directed by Rachid Bouchareb, starring Jamel Debbouze, Roschdy Zem and Sami Bouajila. The story takes place between 1945 and 1962, and focuses on the lives ...more

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London River Brenda Blethyn, Roschdy Zem, Sotigui Kouyaté London River is a 2009 British drama film, written and produced by Franco-Algerian film director Rachid Bouchareb. Starring Brenda Blethyn and Sotigui Kouyaté, it centres on the journey ...more

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Camp Thiaroye Sidiki Bakaba, Camara Med Dansogho, Jean-Daniel Simon Camp Thiaroye is a 1988 drama film written and directed by Ousmane Sembene and Thierno Faty Sow.

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Roma wa la n’touma Kader Affak, Fethi Ghares, Ahmed Benaissa Roma wa la n’touma is a 2006 drama film written and directed by Tariq Teguia.

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C'est dimanche! Simon Abkarian, Yves Verhoeven, Yann Collette C'est dimanche! is a 2008 film.

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Cheb Pierre-Loup Rajot, Cheik Doukouré, Nozha Khouadra Cheb is a 1991 film written by Rachid Bouchareb, Christian Zerbib and Abdelkrim Bahloul and directed by Rachid Bouchareb.

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Viva Laldjerie Lubna Azabal, Biyouna, Serge Avedikian Viva Laldjerie is a 2004 drama film directed by Nadir Moknèche.

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Le Bal Francesco De Rosa, Marc Berman, Étienne Guichard 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.

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Omar Gatlato Boualem Benani, Aziz Degga, Rabah Leghaa Omar Gatlato is a 1976 Algerian drama film directed by Merzak Allouache. It was entered into the 10th Moscow International Film Festival where it won the Silver Prize.

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Dust of Life Daniel Guyant, Osman Kassim, Gilles Chitlaphone 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.

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Living in Paradise Hiam Abbass, Roschdy Zem, Mustapha Adouani Living in Paradise is a 1998 film directed by Bourlem Guerdjou.

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Dans le silence, je sens rouler la terre Dans le silence, je sens rouler la terre is a 2010 documentary film.

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Bab El-Oued City Nadia Kaci, Mourad Khen, Michel Such Bab El-Oued City is a 1994 Algerian drama film directed by Merzak Allouache. It was screened in the Un Certain Regard section at the 1994 Cannes Film Festival, where it won the FIPRESCI Award.

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Ramparts of Clay Leila Shenna, Kricheche 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 ...more

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Alexandria... Why? Farid Shawqi, Mohamed Henedi, Naglaa Fathi 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. ...more

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Sandstorm 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 ...more

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Cartouches Gauloises Cartouches gauloises, is a 2007 French film, filmed in Algeria and directed by Mehdi Charef. It was an official selection of the 2007 Cannes Film Festival.

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Eldridge Cleaver, Black Panther Eldridge Cleaver, Black Panther is an Algerian documentary film made in 1969, in which Black Panther activist Eldridge Cleaver spoke from exile in Algeria, where he had moved after the state of ...more

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Aziza Mohamed Zinet, Yasmin Khlat, Mouna Noureddine Aziza is a 1981 film written by Abdellatif Ben Ammar and Taoufik Jebali and directed by Abdellatif Ben Ammar.

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Festival panafricain d’Alger 1969 Festival panafricain d’Alger 1969 is a 1969 documentary film.

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Fidaï Damien Ounouri Fidaï is a 2012 documentary film written by Linda Amiri and Damien Ounouri and directed by Damien Ounouri.

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Nahla is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous Movies From Algeria
Nahla Yasmin Khlat, Roger Assaf, Lina Tebbara Nahla is a 1979 Algerian drama film directed by Farouk Beloufa. It was entered into the 11th Moscow International Film Festival where Yasmine Khlat won the award for Best Actress.

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Little Senegal Sotigui Kouyaté Little Senegal is a 2001 Algerian film directed by Rachid Bouchareb. It was Algeria's submission to the 73rd Academy Awards for the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film, but was not ...more

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Chronicle of the Years of Fire Yorgo Voyagis, Mohammed Lakhdar-Hamina, François Maistre Chronicle of the Years of Fire is a 1975 Algerian film directed by Mohammed Lakhdar-Hamina. It depicts the Algerian War of Independence as seen through the eyes of a peasant. The film won the ...more

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Garagouz Garagouz is a 2010 film.

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Gerboise bleue Gerboise bleue is a 2009 documentary film.

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Rachida Abdelkader Belmokadem, Hamid Remas, Amel Choukh Rachida is a 2002 Algerian drama film directed by Yamina Bachir. It was screened in the Un Certain Regard section at the 2002 Cannes Film Festival.

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Barakat! Rachida Brakni, Fattouma Ousliha Bouamari, Zahir Bouzrar Barakat! is a 2006 French/Algerian drama film directed by Djamila Sahraoui. It premiered at the Berlin International Film Festival on 16 February 2006.

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The First Man Jacques Gamblin, Denis Podalydès, Jean-François Stévenin The First Man is a 2011 drama film written and directed by Gianni Amelio.

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The Winds of the Aures The Winds of the Aures is a 1966 Algerian war film directed by Mohammed Lakhdar-Hamina. It was entered into the 1967 Cannes Film Festival where it won the award for Best First Work. It was also ...more

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The Last Image Brigitte Catillon, Véronique Jannot The Last Image is a 1986 Algerian drama film directed by Mohammed Lakhdar-Hamina. It was entered into the 1986 Cannes Film Festival. The film was selected as the Algerian entry for the Best ...more

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Salut cousin! Gad Elmaleh Salut cousin! (English: Hey Cousin!) is a 1996 comedy film written by Merzak Allouache and Caroline Thivel, directed by Merzak Allouache.

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La Maison jaune La Maison jaune is a 2007 film.

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A Few Days of Respite Samir Guesmi, Amor Hakkar, Julia Rousseau A Few Days of Respite is a 2011 French-Algerian drama film written and directed by Amor Hakkar. It competed in the World Cinema section at the 2011 Sundance Film Festival.

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Once upon a Time Belkacem Hadjadj, Hadjira Oul Bachir, Arezki Hammad

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The Ark of the Desert Abdelkader Belmokadem, Athmane, Messaouda Adami

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Le Quotidien des automates Le Quotidien des automates is a 2006 Algerian film.

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Youcef or the Legend of the Seventh Sleeper Mohamed Benguettaf, Azzedine Medjoubi, Dalila Helilou Youcef or the Legend of the Seventh Sleeper is a 1993 film directed by Mohamed Chouikh.

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Le Voyage à Alger Le Voyage à Alger is a 2009 film.

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Men's Affair Allen Halloway, Donald Kingston, Fatah Bensalem Men's Affair is a 2008 film directed by Amine Kais.