Movies and TV shows set in morocco

The list contains the best, new and most relevant movies set in morocco ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, serious, stylized, psychological, melancholic and emotional films and TV shows about / with desert, culture clash, danger, runaway, society, catastrophe, cigarette smoking, death, friendship and mentor plots mostly in Drama, Romance and Thriller genres shot in France, UK, USA and other countries.
morocco movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as morocco: Hideous Kinky (1998), The Passage (2007), The Clone (2001), The Wind and the Lion (1975), Ishtar (1987), Babel (2006), March or Die (1977), Exit Marrakech (2013), The Time in Between (2013), Collision (2013).

List of movies set in morocco

Hideous Kinky (1998)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: In 1972, disenchanted about the dreary conventions of English life, 25-year-old Julia heads for Morocco with her daughters, six-year-old Lucy and precocious eight-year-old Bea.
Style: atmospheric, emotional, serious, realistic, sexy ...
Plot: culture clash, self discovery, adventure, hippie, road trip, child abuse, adolescence, sister, love and romance, single parent, celebrity culture, family relations ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: morocco, africa, london, europe, england
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The Passage (2007)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: After the death of his girlfriend Tracy, the American Luke travels to Morocco with his British friend Adam to spend vacation and recover his loss. While in Medina, Luke meets the gorgeous Moroccan nurse Zahra and he offers to walk her home. However, ...
Style: tense, captivating, psychological, suspense, serious ...
Plot: couples, tunnel, hotel, conspiracy, deception, tourist, cultural difference, love story, twists and turns, best friends, mountain, plot twist ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: morocco, north africa
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The Clone (2001)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: Brazil
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: O Clone is a Brazilian TV Series/Telenovela that ran on the Rede Globo Network from October 1, 2001 to June 15, 2002, airing 221 episodes.
Style: romantic, emotional, sexy, philosophical, sentimental
Plot: forbidden love, love triangle, love, marriage, unfulfilled love, loveless marriage, true love, against the rules, temptation, muslim, cloning, love story ...
Place: morocco, brazil
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The Wind and the Lion (1975)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: At the beginning of the 20th century an American woman is abducted in Morocco by Berbers. The attempts to free her range from diplomatic pressure to military intervention.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, captivating, scenic ...
Plot: desert, kidnapping, politics, rescue, hostage, confined, military, u.s. president, german soldier, abduction, love and romance, state affairs ...
Time: 20th century, 1930s, 90s
Place: morocco, africa, ottoman empire, middle east, germany ...
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Ishtar (1987)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Music, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Two terrible lounge singers get booked to play a gig in a Moroccan hotel but somehow become pawns in an international power play between the CIA, the Emir of Ishtar, and the rebels trying to overthrow his regime
Style: humorous, light, talky, feel good, not serious ...
Plot: adventure, politics, fish out of water, friendship, friendship between men, disorder, misfit partners, partners, nothing goes right, state affairs, satire, farce ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: morocco, sahara, middle east, austin texas, africa ...
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Babel (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Mexico, France
Duration: 143 min.
Story: Tragedy strikes a married couple on vacation in the Moroccan desert, touching off an interlocking story involving four different families.
Style: emotional, thought provoking, sincere, bleak, atmospheric ...
Plot: multiple storylines, desert, mexican border, parenthood, depression, guilt, society, redemption, tragic event, suicide, language barrier, cultural difference ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan, morocco, tokyo, mexico, asia ...
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March or Die (1977)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Romance, War
Country: UK
Duration: 107 min.
Story: The French Foreign Legion, in the early 20s, is tasked to protect a group of Archaeologists in the middle east. After scenes depicting the hardship of day-to-day Foreign Legion life, and the ragtag collection of people who join, the local Arabs take ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, suspense, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: archaeologist, foreign legion, french foreign legion, military, obsessive quest, world war one, treasure hunt, adventurer, rescue, heroic mission, adventure, war ...
Time: 1910s, 1920s, 20th century
Place: morocco, sahara, africa, middle east
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Exit Marrakech (2013)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 123 min.
Story: When 17-year-old Ben visits his father Heinrich in Marrakech, it is the start of an adventurous journey through a foreign country with a picturesque charm and a rough beauty where everything appears possible — including the chance that father and ...
Style: realistic, touching, sincere, atmospheric, serious ...
Plot: impossible love, defiant, interracial relations, teenage boy, father son relationship, parents and children, self discovery, prostitute, conflict, estrangement, youth, escapades ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: morocco, africa
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The Time in Between (2013)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History, Mystery, Romance
Country: Spain
Duration: 853 min.
TV show
Story: Sira Quiroga is a young Spanish dressmaker engaged to a solid suitor when a suave typewriter salesman upends her life. Spain is being upended by a civil war and the new regime's growing alliances with Nazi Germany. Sira, smart, gutsy and ...
Style: captivating, stylized, atmospheric, sentimental, political thriller
Plot: dressmaker, seamstress, spanish civil war, world war two, secret service, espionage, mother daughter relationship, father daughter relationship, fascism, frustration, young girl, love affair ...
Time: 1930s, 1940s
Place: morocco, spain, portugal
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Collision (2013)
Genre: Action, Romance, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Set around a wife and husband on vacation in Morocco with the wife plotting to murder her husband with help from her lover. The plan goes terribly wrong when her lover and husband get into a terrible car accident on a remote desert road. They escape ...
Style: tense, captivating, exciting, suspense, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: desert, car accident, murder, survival, chase, disorder, crimes, betrayal, honeymoon, love and romance, couples, criminal ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: morocco, africa
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Freedom (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Portugal, Lithuania
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A few fugitives... And a very, very long way to freedom.
Style: serious, realistic, atmospheric, stylized, gloomy ...
Plot: desert, disorder, communication problem, survival, fish out of water, hunger, escapades, culture clash, lizard, sea, misfit, society ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: morocco, africa
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Paris or Perish (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Maya is living the ultimate fashionistas dream: she is working as a stylist for one of the French trend setters, in the capital of haute-couture: Paris. One of the IT girls of fashion, shes following her dreams until one night, when her life takes ...
Style: humorous, light, sweet, inspirational, feel good ...
Plot: fashion, hopes, escapades, rise to the top, life turned upside down, misfit, getting home, fashion designer, childhood home, brother sister relationship, muslim, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: paris france, france, morocco
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Bang Gang: A Modern Love Story (2015)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Biarritz. 16 year-old George, the high-school hottie, falls in love with Alex. To get his attention, she initiates a group game with Alex, Nikita, Laetitia and Gabriel. They will discover, test, and push the limits of their sexuality.
Style: sexy, erotic, tense, captivating, psychological ...
Plot: sex scene, erotica, teenage sexuality, teenage sex, virgin, sex party, loss of virginity, group of friends, teenager, skinny dipping, caught having sex, orgy ...
Place: europe, morocco, france
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The Sheltering Sky (1990)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: UK, Italy
Duration: 138 min.
Story: An American couple (John Malkovich, Debra Winger) drift toward emptiness in postwar North Africa.
Style: sexy, visually appealing, surreal, scenic, road movie ...
Plot: desert, traveler, husband wife relationship, nudity (full frontal - brief), travel, romance, on the road, infidelity, painter, summer, sensuality, death ...
Time: 1940s, 80s
Place: africa, morocco, sahara, north africa, new york
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Yves Saint Laurent (2014)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A look at the life of French designer Yves Saint Laurent from the beginning of his career in 1958 when he met his lover and business partner, Pierre Berge.
Style: sentimental, enigmatic, melancholic, factual, captivating ...
Plot: fashion, gay, rise to the top, fashion designer, lgbt, ambition, character study, art, lgbtq, gays and lesbians, drug abuse, fashion show ...
Time: 50s, 60s, 20th century, year 1965, year 1971 ...
Place: paris france, morocco, france, tokyo, europe
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Escape Plan (2013)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Ray Breslin is the world's foremost authority on structural security. After analyzing every high security prison and learning a vast array of survival skills so he can design escape-proof prisons, his skills are put to the test. He's ...
Style: suspenseful, suspense, exciting, surprise ending, twist ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison, prison escape, escape, revenge, escape plan, lone hero, survival, outsmarting, prisoner, torture, ship, conspiracy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2013, 2010s, 80s ...
Place: morocco, usa, colorado, florida, miami ...
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Changing Times (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 94 min.
Story: In Tangiers where he traveled for his work, a man finds the woman he loved, and attempts to revive their romance though it ended some 30 years earlier.
Style: serious, emotional, psychological, touching, realistic ...
Plot: first love, marriage, romance, dysfunctional family, lovers reunited, couples, family problems, aging, fall in love, parents and children, love affair, siblings relations ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: morocco, africa, france, europe
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Rock the Casbah (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France, Morocco
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The whole family is reunited when Sofia comes back for his father's funeral. Quickly, inner problems are revealed.
Style: touching, realistic, serious, emotional, gloomy
Plot: funeral, family problems, life turned upside down, family gatherings, family life, death in the family, family relations, parents and children, disorder, muslim, illegitimate child, patriarch ...
Place: morocco
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Maroc 7 (1967)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The lady of a top fashion magazine doubles as a jewel thief and becomes involved in Moroccan intrigue.
Style: serious, realistic, exciting, rough, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: spy, intrigue, espionage, rivalry, criminal's revenge, split personality, crimes, law enforcement, secret agents, witnessing a crime, partners, criminal heroes ...
Time: 60s
Place: morocco, africa
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Close (2019)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A counter-terrorism expert takes a job protecting a young heiress. After an attempted kidnapping puts both of their lives in danger, they must flee.
Style: suspense, psychological, sincere, disturbing, neo noir ...
Plot: heiress, female bodyguard, strong female character, bodyguard, female protagonist, female warrior, kidnapping, one woman army, tough girl, chase, murder, betrayal ...
Time: contemporary, 2010s
Place: morocco, sudan, england, africa
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Ali: Fear Eats the Soul (1974)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: West Germany
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Emmi Kurowski, a cleaning lady, is lonely in her old age. Her husband died years ago, and her grown children offer little companionship. One night she goes to a bar frequented by Arab immigrants and strikes up a friendship with middle-aged mechanic ...
Style: art house, political, atmospheric, emotional, stylized ...
Plot: racism, loneliness, older woman younger man relationship, female nudity, culture clash, romance, foreigner, working class, relationships, misfit, friendship, alienation ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: germany, morocco, munich germany, west germany, europe ...
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Atlantic. (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany, Belgium, Netherlands, Morocco, France
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A Moroccan fisherman sets off on an epic journey towards Europe on his wind surfboard. But the pursuit of dreams does not come without sacrifice.
Style: realistic, atmospheric, serious
Plot: human spirit, starting over, escapades, family life, hopes, ocean, survival, climbing, nature, sea, rock climbing, village ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: africa, morocco
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Angel at Sea (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: Belgium, Canada
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Louis is a twelve year old boy who lives with his parents and older brother in southern Morocco. Louis is very happy until the day his father shares a secret with him.
Style: sincere, disturbing, emotional, psychological, serious ...
Plot: mental illness, family problems, life is a bitch, parents and children, father son relationship, secret, youth, suicide, depression, hopes, boy, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: morocco, africa, atlantic ocean
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Poor Little Rich Girl: The Barbara Hutton Story (1987)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 282 min.
Story: The true story of one of the richest women in America - heiress to the Woolworth fortune. She had vast wealth and seven husbands, but never found lasting love.
Style: realistic, serious
Plot: women, wealth, alcohol abuse, historical figure, hedonism, tragedy, crumbling marriage, artists and showbiz, dishonesty, love and romance, downfall, life is a bitch ...
Place: denmark, morocco, england, africa, europe
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Dead of Summer (1970)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy, France, Monaco
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A woman left alone in Morocco by her architect husband begins to lose her mind.
Style: surprise ending, twist ending, psychological
Plot: architect, insanity, colonialism, suicide attempt, female voyeur, absent husband, horny woman, sexually frustrated woman, voyeurism, italian woman, camel, sports car ...
Place: morocco
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Highlander: The Final Dimension (1994)
Genre: Action, Fantasy, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, France, Canada
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Starts off in the 15th century, with Connor McLeod (Christopher Lambert) training with another immortal swordsman, the Japanese sorcerer Nakano (Mako). When an evil immortal named Kane (Mario Van Peebles) kills the old wizard, the resulting battle ...
Style: suspense, sexy, unusual plot structure, intense, erotic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: immortal, sword and sorcery, fictional war, immortality, sword fight, good versus evil, adventure, vengeance, medieval, mentor, magic, farce ...
Time: 18th century, future, 90s, 16th century, 20th century
Place: scotland, japan, morocco, new york, usa ...
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Lupin the Third: The Legend of Twilight Gemini (1996)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Animation, Comedy
Country: Japan
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Legend has it that the Twilight diamond is the key to a Moroccan treasure of immeasurable value. So when the international thief Lupin is given the Twilight in an act of faith, it's off to Morocco! But what started out as a simple in and out ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, stylized, exciting
Audience: teens
Plot: interpol, heist, fall in love, samurai, treasure hunt, partners, rebellion, escapades, gang, adventure, criminal heroes, crimes ...
Time: 90s
Place: morocco, africa, japan
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Unveiled (1994)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Using the natural beauty and mystique of Marrakech, Morocco as a backdrop, Stephanie uses herself as bait to discover the sadistic murderer of her childhood friend. C.I.A. agents Peter Masters and Jeremy Avery lead her on an erotic and intriguing ...
Style: realistic, serious, psychological, suspenseful, rough
Plot: serial killer, killing spree, eroticism, crimes, special agents, dishonesty, rivalry, law enforcement, buddies, intrigue, bait, vengeance ...
Time: 90s
Place: morocco, africa, malibu california
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The Bag of Flour (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Belgium, Morocco
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Based on a true story, this beautifully-shot epic traces the life of Sarah, from her early years in a Catholic orphanage in 1970s Belgium, through her rebellious, poverty-stricken teens in a village in the Atlas mountains of Morocco.
Style: sentimental, emotional, touching, serious, realistic
Plot: rebellion, teenage life, rebelliousness, love and romance, youth, society, discrimination, teenage love, feminism, political unrest, orphan, little girl ...
Time: 20th century, year 1984, year 1975
Place: morocco, middle east, belgium
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And Now... Ladies and Gentlemen... (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: France, UK
Duration: 133 min.
Story: A jazz singer and a British jewel thief are brought together by their mutual desire to forget the past.
Style: melancholic, touching, tricky, light, lyrical ...
Plot: romance, amnesia, memory loss, love story, justice, master criminal, love affair, fall in love, couple relations, couples, love and romance, crimes ...
Time: contemporary
Place: france, paris france, morocco, africa, europe ...
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