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, suspense and captivating films and TV shows about / with police, family relations, arab, female nudity, nudity (full frontal - brief), youth, sex, loss of virginity, desert and friendship plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and War genres shot in France, Tunisia, Belgium 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), 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

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, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
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: 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, military life, war, heist, adventure, dishonesty, cons and scams, anti war, couple relations, 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: humorous, semi serious, realistic, clever, cynical ...
Plot: satire, marriage of convenience, dangerous attraction, romance, opposites attract, love and romance, obsession, love triangle, looking for love, sexual relations, prejudice, womanizer ...
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, serious, realistic ...
Plot: gays and lesbians, gay love, gay, romance, coming out, homecoming, gender, love and romance, couples, family relations, parents and children, fall in love ...
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: bleak, thought provoking, contemplative, serious, realistic
Plot: master and servant, destiny, discrimination, unwanted pregnancy, parents and children, friendship, captivity, haunted by the past, politics, society, state affairs, contests and competitions ...
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, sexy, semi serious ...
Plot: coming of age, family relations, loss of virginity, master and servant, teenage love, self discovery, teenage life, voyeurism, innocence lost, parents and children, love and romance, youth ...
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, non-linear, sexy, realistic, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: loss of virginity, innocence lost, forbidden love, elderly lovers, twins, family relations, vengeance, youth, coming of age, downfall, love and romance, society ...
Time: 50s, 1950s, 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: father in law, koran, muslim, smoking weed, sugar daddy, muslim woman, striptease, girl wearing a miniskirt, kiss on the lips, hit by a car, pubic hair, male model ...
Time: 2010s
Place: tunisia, north africa
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 4.6
 815
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, disorder, rebelliousness, friends, fear of flying, satire, silly humor, hijacking
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: tunisia, africa, europe, france
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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: realistic, semi serious, touching, sexual, humorous ...
Audience: date night
Plot: coming of age, love, social relations, friends, youth, love and romance, society, best friends, bittersweet, teenage life, adolescence vs adulthood, innocence lost ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: tunisia, africa, north africa
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 6.3
 153
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: migrant, hole, disappearance, sea, robbery, campfire, cigarette smoking, no dialogue, rainstorm, cat, trap, beach
Place: tunisia
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 5.4
 101
Rolf (1984)
Genre: Action
Country: Italy
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Mercenary takes revenge on bad guys. The Last Mercenary, a thrilling story of violence... of a rare man... a man trying to forget his past. The story of a man's buring vengence, an avenger who cannot forgive. Neither threats nor traps can stop ...
Plot: revenge, violence, rape, murder, helicopter, police, mercenary, gore, impalement, murder of a boy, dead boy, drug ...
Place: tunisia, africa
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 7.0
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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: surgeon, husband wife relationship, fatherhood, biological father, emergency room, corruption, arabic, hospital, child shot, father son relationship, dehumanization, ambush ...
Time: year 2011, 2010s
Place: africa, north africa, libya, tunisia
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 6.5
 228
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: husband wife relationship, children, labor, single mother, divorce, female director, factory, police, prison, female protagonist, adultery, hospital ...
Place: tunisia, north africa
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 6.3
 794
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: female writer, female director, police officer, arabic, psychotherapy, cousin cousin relationship, gay, psychotherapist, transvestite, beach, baker, female protagonist ...
Place: africa, tunisia, north africa
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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: exciting, feel good, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: world war two, escape, villa, heroes, soldier, escapades, confined, war, dishonesty, hidden identity, military, anti heroes ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 20th century, year 1943
Place: italy, tunisia, london
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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: arab, homosexuality, stage, assassin, poet, poetry reading
Place: tunisia
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 6.5
 31
The Magic (1995)
Genre: Drama
Country: Tunisia, Algeria
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Tunisia's submission for the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film in 1995
Plot: street life, obsession, boy, rapture, director cameo, urban setting, child abandonment, friendship, autobiography, poverty, filmmaking, hut ...
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, pyramid, gambling, apartment, mossad, student, love, spy, general, airplane, young woman ...
Time: year 1973
Place: tunisia, paris france, cairo egypt
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Inspector Tahar's Holiday (1972)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Algeria
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Directed by Moussa Haddad.
Plot: porter, tourist guide, talking to oneself in a mirror, vice squad, married woman, running out of gas, tourist, cross dressing, magic show, tourism, hotel, stolen car
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: tragic ending, twist ending, sex comedy
Plot: incestuous relationship, satanic ritual, first gay sexual experience, hedonism, sex party, attempted murder, attempted rape, threesome, incest, opium, erotica, belly dancer ...
Place: africa, south africa, asia, tunisia, hong kong
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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, monarchy, christian, feud, defeat, castle, exile, muslim, military, conqueror, crusade, battle ...
Place: barcelona, mallorca, barcelona spain, tunisia, france ...
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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: martyr, ferry, singer, beard, cat, dancer, father son relationship, death, imprisonment, dynamite, young man, escape ...
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: father son relationship, brothel, sex, projectionist, drinking, song, marriage, marital problem, screenwriter, french, writers, 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?
Plot: female director, rape, medical examiner, police violence, pregnant woman, student, vomiting, party, pregnant, hospital, female protagonist, guilt ...
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: sincere, captivating, realistic, disturbing
Plot: parent child relationship, rebellious daughter, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, singing, teenage girl, music band, corruption, drunkenness, rebellious youth, teenage rebellion, female director, rebel ...
Time: year 2010
Place: tunisia
Is relevant ?
 6.4
 751
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, suspense, rough, captivating
Audience: boys' night
Plot: radiation, nuclear threat, escapades, secret agents, undercover, arms dealing, chase, government agency, super weapon, heroic mission, husband wife relationship, assassination ...
Time: 90s
Place: russia, tunisia, libya, sweden, moscow russia ...
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 7.0
 100K
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: boys' night, teens
Plot: ufo, alien, first contact, evil alien, fbi, conspiracy, mystery, government agency, investigation, paranoia, special agents, obsession ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, prehistory, 1990s, future ...
Place: antarctica, london, texas, europe, usa ...
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 7.1
 225K
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, contemplative ...
Plot: world war two, nazism, war, resistance, bomb, deception, nazi, treason, assassination attempt, betrayal, courage, nazi germany ...
Time: year 1944, 1940s, 40s, 20th century, year 1943
Place: germany, berlin germany, europe, normandy, munich germany ...
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 5.9
 1K
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: aircraft carrier, fiance fiancee relationship, coup d'etat, drug trafficking, filmmaking, hostess, razor blade, tourist, allergy, fear of flying, mosquito, rebel leader ...
Time: 80s
Place: harlem, new york, tunisia, harlem manhattan new york city, france ...
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