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, serious, humorous, semi serious, exciting and sexual films and TV shows about / with father son relationship, family relations, husband wife relationship, sex, mother son relationship, police, love and romance, youth, friendship and cigarette smoking plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and Thriller genres shot in France, Tunisia, USA and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as tunisia: The Vultures (1984), Scoundrel in White (1972), The Wedding Song (2008), The String (2009), The Silences of the Palace (1994), The Loss of Sexual Innocence (1999), Of Skin and Men (2017), Low Cost (2011), A Summer in La Goulette (1996), The Last of Us (2016).

List of movies set in tunisia

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The Vultures (1984)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama, Thriller, War
Country: France
Duration: 95 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: humorous, realistic, semi serious, feel good, light ...
Plot: foreign legion, war, military life, dishonesty, anti war, heist, heroic mission, adventure, cons and scams, couple relations, betrayal, soldier ...
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: semi serious, realistic, clever, humorous, cynical ...
Plot: marriage of convenience, opposites attract, romance, dangerous attraction, love and romance, sexual relations, looking for love, obsession, love triangle, prejudice, nurse, doctor ...
Time: 70s
Place: tunisia, africa
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The Wedding Song (2008)
Genre: Drama, 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: atmospheric, emotional, realistic, touching, gloomy ...
Plot: friendship, coming of age, life is a bitch, parents and children, against humanity, innocence lost, society, injustice, family relations, religions or cults, friends, holocaust ...
Time: 40s, 20th century, 1940s
Place: tunisia, africa
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 6.7
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The String (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Belgium, Tunisia
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: serious, touching, emotional, realistic, sentimental ...
Plot: gays and lesbians, gay, gay love, romance, coming out, gender, couples, love and romance, unfulfillment, parents and children, fall in love, family relations ...
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: 120 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: realistic, bleak, thought provoking, serious
Plot: captivity, politics, family problems, friendship, haunted by the past, hopes, state affairs, parents and children, master and servant, life is a bitch, contests and competitions, society ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
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: realistic, sexual, semi serious, humorous, sincere
Plot: coming of age, voyeurism, master and servant, parents and children, love and romance, teenage life, innocence lost, youth, religions or cults, family relations, society, teenage love ...
Time: 80s
Place: tunisia, africa
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The Loss of Sexual Innocence (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 106 min.
Story: The story of the sexual development of a filmmaker through three stages of his life.
Style: sexual, serious, psychological, atmospheric, offbeat ...
Plot: innocence lost, forbidden love, elderly lovers, sex, vengeance, downfall, kids in trouble, family relations, society, human nature, youth, twins ...
Time: 1950s, 50s, 20th century, stone age
Place: africa, tunisia, kenya, europe, 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: islam, deserter, hijab, death of husband, breakup, pubic hair, funeral, father figure, erection, female photographer, self portrait, smoking pot ...
Time: 2010s
Place: tunisia, north africa
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 4.6
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Low Cost (2011)
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, offbeat, realistic
Plot: airplane, rebellion, nothing goes right, rebelliousness, disorder, friends, fear of flying, hijacking
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: tunisia, africa, france, europe
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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: touching, semi serious, sexual, realistic, humorous
Audience: date night
Plot: love, friendship, best friends, youth, self discovery, adolescence vs adulthood, teenage life, love and romance, society, friends, religions or cults, social relations ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: tunisia, africa, north africa
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 6.4
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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 ...
Plot: sea, trap, cat, cigarette smoking, campfire, disappearance, hole, robbery, beach, migrant
Place: tunisia
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 7.2
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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: biological father, organ donation, husband wife relationship, picnic, father son relationship, organ harvesting, fatherhood, child shot, surgeon, corruption, emergency room, dehumanization ...
Time: 2010s, year 2011
Place: libya, tunisia, north africa, africa
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 6.8
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Noura's Dream (2019)
Genre: Drama
Country: Tunisia, France, Belgium, Qatar
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: husband wife relationship, divorce, single mother, children, female director, labor, factory
Place: north africa, tunisia
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 6.6
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Arab Blues (2019)
Genre: Comedy
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.
Plot: transvestite, police, police officer, female director, baker, psychotherapist, gay, female writer, beach, cousin cousin relationship, psychotherapy, arabic
Place: north africa, 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: feel good, realistic, semi serious, exciting, humorous
Plot: heroic mission, escapades, anti heroes, heroes, love and romance, adventure, palaces castles and temples, daring rescue, war, prison, troublemaker, danger ...
Time: 40s, 20th century, year 1943
Place: italy, tunisia
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 4.6
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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.
Plot: blindness, bird, brother sister relationship, depression, menstruation, screaming, aunt niece relationship, 40 year old, 6 year old, running, bedroom, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
Place: milwaukee wisconsin, tunisia, israel, japan, barcelona spain ...
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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: poet, poetry reading, homosexuality, assassin, stage
Place: tunisia
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 6.0
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The Magic (1995)
Genre: Drama
Country: Algeria, Tunisia
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Tunisia's submission for the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film in 1995
Plot: obsession, boy, friendship, friend, street life, rapture, poverty, hut, filmmaking, child abandonment, filmmaker
Place: tunisia
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Up the Precepice (1978)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Egypt
Duration: 150 min.
Story: The movie is about an Egyptian female who gets involved in spying for Israel.
Plot: espionage, mystery, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, apartment, young woman, parents, hebrew, mossad, pyramid, love, lesbianism, gambling ...
Time: year 1973
Place: cairo egypt, paris france, tunisia
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Inspector Tahar's Holiday (1972)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Algeria
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Directed by Moussa Haddad.
Plot: married woman, vice squad, magic show, tourism, talking to oneself in a mirror, cross dressing, hotel, stolen car, tourist
Place: tunisia, algeria
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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: tragic ending, twist ending
Plot: incestuous relationship, satanic ritual, sex party, talking to the camera, belly dancer, electrocuted, lesbian incest, accomplice, barefoot woman, publisher, attempted murder, first gay sexual experience ...
Place: south africa, tunisia, hong kong, africa, asia
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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: monastery, religion, muslim, christian, prince, queen, military, monarchy, king, exile, knight, heaven ...
Place: barcelona spain, hungary, france, tunisia
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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: martyrdom, religion, young woman, theft, ferry, september 11 2001, male female relationship, money, teacher, father son relationship, suicide, dancer ...
Place: tunisia
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The Magic Box (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Tunisia
Duration: 94 min.
Story: no overview yet
Plot: screenwriter, circumcision, marital problem, drunkenness, sex, male female relationship, video camera, flash forward, uncle nephew relationship, van, projectionist, dysfunctional family ...
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?
Plot: police, cigarette smoking, rape, female police officer, panties, female protagonist, talking on phone, selfie, medical examiner, police brutality, tattoo, night ...
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, disturbing, captivating, sincere
Plot: parent child relationship, rebellious daughter, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, teenage girl, singing, music band, corruption, drunkenness, rebel, teenage rebellion, rebellious youth, missing daughter ...
Time: year 2010
Place: tunisia
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Hamilton (2001)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: Sweden, Norway
Duration: 188 min.
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
Audience: boys' night
Plot: radiation, chase, secret agents, spouse in danger, undercover, nuclear threat, super weapon, government agency, insubordination, escapades, heroes, heroic mission ...
Time: 90s
Place: stockholm sweden, washington d.c., tunisia, libya, sweden ...
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 7.0
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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, suspenseful, twists and turns, scary, serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: ufo, alien, evil alien, first contact, fbi, mystery, investigation, government agency, paranoia, special agents, obsession, conspiracy ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s, prehistory, future ...
Place: antarctica, texas, usa, europe, london ...
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 7.1
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Valkyrie (2008)
Genre: Drama, History, Thriller, War
Country: USA, Germany
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, realistic ...
Plot: nazism, resistance, deception, war, world war two, bomb, treason, assassination attempt, betrayal, courage, nazi germany, plan gone awry ...
Time: year 1944, 20th century, 40s, year 1943, 1940s
Place: germany, europe, munich germany, bavaria, tunisia ...
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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: touching, serious, emotional, uplifting, sincere ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: cruise, cruise ship, family life, family problems, couples, family relations, ocean or sea, unfulfillment, romance, parents and children, custody, human nature ...
Time: 80s
Place: mediterranean sea, europe, greece, usa, africa ...
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