Movies and TV shows set in tunisia

The list contains the best, new and most relevant movies set in tunisia ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, captivating, serious, humorous, suspense and exciting films and TV shows about / with family relations, police, father son relationship, mother son relationship, husband wife relationship, desert, society, love and romance, female director and arab plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and War genres shot in France, Tunisia, USA and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as tunisia: The Wedding Song (2008), The Vultures (1984), Scoundrel in White (1972), The String (2009), The Silences of the Palace (1994), Arab Blues (2019), The Loss of Sexual Innocence (1999), Of Skin and Men (2017), Low Cost (2010), A Summer in La Goulette (1996).

List of movies set in tunisia

The Wedding Song (2008)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: France, Tunisia
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The Nazi occupation of Tunisia strains the bonds of friendship between a Muslim woman and a Sephardic Jewess who are both preparing for their marriages.
Style: emotional, realistic, atmospheric, captivating, touching ...
Plot: coming of age, friendship, world war two, nazi occupation, injustice, life is a bitch, holocaust, family relations, religions or cults, society, love, against humanity ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 40s
Place: tunisia, africa
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 6.2
 2K
The Vultures (1984)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama, Thriller, War
Country: France
Duration: 106 min.
Story: April 5, 1943: a battalion of the Foreign Legion arrives in El Ksour, Tunisia, to escort a fortune in gold bars to the home front. A German ambush awaits, and all but four die. Thanks to the street smarts of Sergeant Augagneur, the Legionnaires ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, feel good, suspense ...
Plot: foreign legion, military life, war, couple relations, dishonesty, adventure, heist, cons and scams, anti war, heroic mission, world war two, betrayal ...
Time: 20th century, year 1943
Place: tunisia
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Scoundrel in White (1972)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Jean-Paul Belmondo plays Paul, a former womanizer who marries the head of the medical department's "unattractive" daughter Christine because he thinks attractive women can't be trusted and make poor wives. A car accident leaves ...
Style: clever, humorous, semi serious, realistic, suspense ...
Plot: satire, romance, opposites attract, dangerous attraction, love triangle, sexual relations, obsession, love and romance, prejudice, womanizer, marriage of convenience, looking for love ...
Time: 70s
Place: tunisia, africa, france
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 6.7
 2K
The String (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Tunisia, Belgium
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Malik has a lot on his plate when he returns home to Tunisia after living in France. He's processing his father's death, he can't come out to his mother, and his childhood anxieties have resurfaced. But all of Malik's problems ...
Style: sentimental, emotional, touching, realistic, serious ...
Plot: gay love, gays and lesbians, gay, romance, love and romance, coming out, homecoming, couples, gender, unfulfillment, society, youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, tunisia, paris france
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The Silences of the Palace (1994)
Genre: Drama
Country: Tunisia, France
Duration: 116 min.
Story: The death of a prince brings a young woman back to the palace where she was born into servitude. The lingering legacy of the harem is brought into light from behind frosted windows and velvet curtains.
Style: contemplative, thought provoking, serious, realistic, bleak
Plot: master and servant, unwanted pregnancy, destiny, discrimination, parents and children, haunted by the past, friendship, captivity, contests and competitions, life is a bitch, politics, state affairs ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: tunisia
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Halfaouine: Boy of the Terraces (1990)
Genre: Drama, Comedy
Country: Tunisia, France, Italy
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Twelve-year-old Noura dangles uncertainly in that difficult netherworld between childhood and adulthood. His growing libido has gotten him banned from the women's baths, where his mother took him when he was younger, but he's not yet old ...
Style: sincere, sexual, humorous, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: coming of age, family relations, teenage life, voyeurism, innocence lost, parents and children, youth, master and servant, love and romance, society, self discovery, teenage love ...
Time: 80s
Place: tunisia, africa
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 6.2
 2K
Arab Blues (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France, Tunisia
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Selma, a psychoanalyst, deals with a cast of colorful new patients after returning home to Tunisia to open a practice.
Style: humorous, entertaining, captivating
Plot: female protagonist, psychotherapy, new job, female psychologist, psychotherapist, society, problem solving, ambitious woman, psychoanalysis, psychology, job, psychologist ...
Place: tunisia, africa, north africa
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The Loss of Sexual Innocence (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 106 min.
Story: The story of the sexual development of a filmmaker through three stages of his life.
Style: sexual, non-linear, sexy, serious, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: loss of virginity, elderly lovers, forbidden love, innocence lost, family relations, twins, vengeance, sexualized violence, love and romance, destructive relationship, haunted by the past, human nature ...
Time: 50s, 1950s, 20th century, stone age
Place: africa, tunisia, kenya, england, london ...
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Of Skin and Men (2017)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Tunisia, France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Amel is a young photographer. When she loses her husband, her life changes. Encouraged by her father-in-law, she takes a taste of life by photographing street boys. Without fear of being scandalous, she makes the choice to look at men as men look at ...
Plot: father in law, erotic photography, girl wearing a miniskirt, hit by a car, islam, male model, sex in public, art gallery, death of husband, pubic hair, woman wearing a red dress, koran ...
Time: 2010s
Place: tunisia, north africa
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 4.6
 871
Low Cost (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Passengers on a low cost flight from Djerba to Beauvais have their patience tested to destruction when their departure is delayed for eight hours because of a fault with the plane's air-conditioning. In the end, they are so fed up that they ...
Style: humorous, not serious, entertaining, realistic, offbeat
Plot: airplane, rebellion, nothing goes right, friends, rebelliousness, disorder, fear of flying, satire, silly humor, hijacking
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, africa, france, tunisia
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A Summer in La Goulette (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Tunisia, France, Belgium
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Summer, 1967. La Goulette, the touristic beach of Tunisi, is the site where three nice seventeen-year-old girls live: Gigi, sicilian and catholic; Meriem, Tunisian and Arab; Tina, French and Jewish. They would like to have their first sexual ...
Style: sexy, humorous, sexual, touching, semi serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: coming of age, love, loss of virginity, self discovery, friendship, innocence lost, adolescence vs adulthood, teenage life, nudity (full frontal - brief), bittersweet, family relations, friends ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: tunisia, africa, north africa
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 6.3
 175
The Last of Us (2016)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Tunisia, Qatar, United Arab Emirates, Lebanon
Duration: 95 min.
Story: N is coming from the desert to reach the north of Africa and make an illegal crossing to Europe. Alone in Tunisia, he decides to cross the solitary sea. He steals a boat and begins his journey, but it soon sinks into the water. From that moment, N ...
Style: psychological, captivating, surreal, disturbing
Plot: sea, migrant, boat accident, shipwreck, nature, surrealism, no dialogue, rainstorm, beach, cigarette smoking, disappearance, campfire ...
Place: tunisia
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 7.1
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A Son (2019)
Genre: Drama
Country: Tunisia, France, Lebanon, Qatar
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Tunisia, summer 2011. The holiday to the South of the country ends in disaster for Fares, Meriem and their 10-year-old son Aziz, when he is accidentally shot in an ambush. His injury will change their lives: Aziz needs a liver transplant, which ...
Plot: arabic, corruption, hospital, biological father, dehumanization, picnic, husband wife relationship, surgeon, organ donation, child shot, child trafficking, unfaithful wife ...
Time: year 2011, 2010s
Place: libya, tunisia, africa, north africa
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 6.5
 344
Noura's Dream (2019)
Genre: Drama
Country: Tunisia, Belgium, France, Qatar, Netherlands
Duration: 92 min.
Story: With her abusive husband in jail and a coveted divorce pending, hardworking Noura can almost grasp a happy, new life with lover Lassaad — but when the best-laid plans are upended, Noura must tap her unshakable will to fulfill her dream.
Plot: prison visit, adultery, interrogation, assault, hospital, police, male rape, prison, husband wife relationship, female protagonist, female director, labor ...
Place: north africa, tunisia
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The Secret War of Harry Frigg (1968)
Genre: Comedy, War
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: When 5 allied generals are captured in Italy in WWII, it is a propaganda nightmare for the allies. The generals are all 1 star and refuse to take orders from each other in order to plan an escape. Harry Frigg is a private who has escaped from the ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, exciting, humorous, feel good
Plot: world war two, escape, villa, confined, war, escapades, military, soldier, anti heroes, heroes, adventure, hidden identity ...
Time: 40s, 20th century, 1940s, year 1943
Place: italy, london, tunisia
Is relevant ?
 4.7
 2K
Lemon (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A man watches his life unravel after he is left by his blind girlfriend.
Style: humorous, ironic, witty, funny
Plot: blindness, self pity, ex boyfriend ex girlfriend relationship, audition, brother brother relationship, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, brother sister relationship, frustration, ex husband ex wife relationship, acting class, 40 year old, actor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, milwaukee wisconsin, tibet, denmark, morocco ...
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The Sun Assassinated (2003)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: France, Algeria, Belgium, Tunisia
Duration: 85 min.
Story: The poet Jean Sénac is also a radio presenter. A Pied-noir, he opted to stay in Algeria after the country achieved independence in 1962. Ten years later he is monitored by the police of the present regime. His poems have a large public following ...
Plot: stage, assassin, poet, poetry reading, homosexuality, arab
Place: tunisia
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Inspector Tahar's Holiday (1972)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Algeria
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Directed by Moussa Haddad.
Plot: tourist, stolen car, cross dressing, hotel, tourism, magic show, stealing a car, tourist guide, running out of gas, porter, vice squad, married woman ...
Time: 70s
Place: algeria, tunisia
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Her Odd Tastes (1969)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 72 min.
Story: A woman embarks on a worldwide quest for sexual fulfillment, experimenting in the exotic jungles of Africa to the swinging beaches of California, no desire left unfulfilled.
Style: twist ending, tragic ending, sex comedy, parody
Plot: incestuous relationship, satanic ritual, first gay sexual experience, female nudity, hedonism, brothel madam, sheik, erotica, gang rape, tongue in cheek, attempted murder, electric chair ...
Place: south africa, hong kong, asia, africa, tunisia
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King Conqueror (2009)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Biography, Fantasy, History, War
Country: Spain
Story: The life and battles of James I, King of Aragon (a.k.a. King Conqueror), the most renowned of the Spanish medieval kings of Aragon (1213-1276), who added the Kingdom of Valencia, the Kingdom of Majorca and the County of Barcelona to his realm and ...
Plot: castle, monastery, muslim, queen, christian, feud, a vision, battles, dynasty, conquering, conqueror, military ...
Place: mallorca, barcelona, france, tunisia, hungary ...
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Making of, le dernier film (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Tunisia
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A Tunisian breakdancer falls in with fundamentalists with designs to turn the young man into a suicide bomber.
Plot: train, grandfather, dancer, police, religion, explosive, young man, martyrdom, father son relationship, martyr, husband wife relationship, brother ...
Time: september 11 2001
Place: tunisia
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The Magic Box (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: Tunisia, France
Duration: 94 min.
Story: no overview yet
Plot: brothel, flash forward, father son relationship, drink, dysfunctional family, drunkenness, projectionist, film projector, male female relationship, drinking alcohol, camera, autobiography ...
Place: tunisia
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Beauty and the Dogs (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Tunisia, France, Sweden, Norway, Lebanon, Qatar, Switzerland
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Mariam just wanted to enjoy the night, when a tragic event occurs. Despite the trauma, the pretty tunisian student is determined to go to the police. But what can be done when your persecutor is your only chance?
Style: exciting, suspenseful, suspense, tense, touching ...
Plot: rape, student, party, female protagonist, police brutality, police station, police, policewoman, police violence, female director, police officer, tattooed man ...
Place: tunisia
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As I Open My Eyes (2015)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: Tunisia, France, Belgium, United Arab Emirates, Switzerland
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Tunis, summer 2010, a few months before the Revolution: Farah, 18 years old, has just graduated and her family already sees her as a future doctor. But she doesn't have the same idea. She sings in a political rock band, has a passion for life, ...
Style: realistic, sincere, disturbing, captivating
Plot: parent child relationship, rebellious daughter, teenage girl, music band, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, corruption, drunkenness, singing, rebellious youth, teenage rebellion, female director, rebel ...
Time: year 2010
Place: tunisia
Is relevant ?
 6.4
 789
Hamilton (2001)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: Sweden, Norway
Duration: 188 min.
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Story: Swedish intelligence agent Carl Hamilton gets busy when it is discovered that a group of Soviet rebels intend to smuggle a nuclear weapons robot through Sweden. Carl and his colleague must risk life and limb to stop the uprising.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, suspense, rough, captivating
Audience: boys' night
Plot: radiation, nuclear threat, escapades, chase, government agency, secret agents, arms dealing, undercover, heroic mission, super weapon, husband wife relationship, assassination ...
Time: 90s
Place: sahara desert, sahara, eastern europe, russia, tunisia ...
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 7.0
 104K
The X Files (1998)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Mulder and Scully, now taken off the FBI's X Files cases, must find a way to fight the shadowy elements of the government to find out the truth about a conspiracy that might mean the alien colonization of Earth.
Style: suspense, twists and turns, suspenseful, scary, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: ufo, first contact, alien, evil alien, conspiracy, fbi, mystery, government agency, investigation, paranoia, special agents, conspiracy theory ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, prehistory, future ...
Place: antarctica, london, texas, europe, usa ...
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 7.1
 235K
Valkyrie (2008)
Genre: Drama, History, Thriller, War
Country: USA, Germany, Italy, Spain, France, Japan, UK
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Wounded in Africa during World War II, Nazi Col. Claus von Stauffenberg returns to his native Germany and joins the Resistance in a daring plan to create a shadow government and assassinate Adolf Hitler. When events unfold so that he becomes a ...
Style: tense, factual, bad ending, suspenseful, captivating ...
Plot: world war two, nazism, war, nazi germany, nazi, german officer, resistance, colonel, bomb, deception, treason, assassination attempt ...
Time: year 1944, 1940s, 40s, 20th century, year 1943
Place: germany, berlin germany, europe, normandy, tunisia ...
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 6.1
 754
Table for Five (1983)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: J.P. Tannen (Jon Voight) wants a second chance to be a father to his children ... but someone else has taken his place. Determined not to just be a friendly 'uncle' in their lives, he gets permission from his ex-wife Kathleen (Millie ...
Style: sincere, emotional, touching, sentimental, uplifting ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: cruise, family relations, cruise ship, family problems, ocean, bittersweet, romance, unfulfillment, single parent, couples, ocean or sea, custody ...
Time: 80s
Place: mediterranean sea, europe, tunisia, italy, africa ...
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 7.9
 99K
Patton (1970)
Genre: Biography, Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 172 min.
Story: "Patton" tells the tale of General George S. Patton, famous tank commander of World War II. The film begins with patton's career in North Africa and progresses through the invasion of Germany and the fall of the Third Reich. Side ...
Style: epic, realistic, rough, suspenseful, captivating ...
Plot: world war two, general, military, military hospital, heroes, steel helmet, destiny, dead soldier, military life, war, sacrifice, german ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 20th century, year 1942, year 1944 ...
Place: africa, europe, italy, normandy, malta ...
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 5.9
 2K
Banza? (1983)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Michel works there manically solving people's problems over the phone. He is about to tie the knot with his girl friend Isabelle, an airline hostess. She flies all over the world, he hates to leave the office. A series of madcap mishaps ...
Plot: desert, crash landing, plane crash, taxi driver, taxi, travel, mosquito, fear of flying, allergy, traveler, drug traffic, partisan ...
Time: 80s
Place: harlem, new york, tunisia, manhattan new york city, france ...
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