Sahara movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant sahara movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out serious, realistic, talky, exciting, suspenseful and melancholic films and TV shows about / with sahara, desert, adventure, friendship, escapades, danger, death, life philosophy, heroes and arab plots mostly in Drama, Adventure and Comedy genres shot in USA, France, UK and other countries.
sahara movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as sahara: The English Patient (1996), Sahara (2017), Secret of the Sahara (1988), The Flight of the Phoenix (1965), March or Die (1977), Carry on in the Legion (1967), Nine Miles Down (2009), Fort Saganne (1984), The Sands of Time (1998), Long Live Death (1971).

List of sahara movies

The English Patient (1996)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 162 min.
Story: In the 1930s, Count Almásy is a Hungarian map maker employed by the Royal Geographical Society to chart the vast expanses of the Sahara Desert along with several other prominent explorers. As World War II unfolds, Almásy enters into a world of ...
Style: emotional, sentimental, erotic, touching, realistic ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: tragic love, love story, mysterious character, destiny, love and romance, power of love, loss of loved one, war, secret love, expedition, adultery, wartime life ...
Time: 40s, 1940s, 20th century, year 1942, year 1944 ...
Place: egypt, africa, ethiopia, italy, libya ...
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Sahara (2017)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Romance
Country: France, Canada
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Two clans of snakes cohabit in the desert. Beautiful green serpents that live under the shelter of an oasis, protected and venerated by men and poisonous snakes that survive in the sand, dust and heat, hunted and killed by the Tuaregs. Here is the ...
Style: exciting, entertaining, sweet, sincere
Audience: family outing
Plot: desert, friendship, snake, adventure, scorpion, class differences, search and rescue, sahara, struggle for survival, love and romance, cobra, anthropomorphic animal ...
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Secret of the Sahara (1988)
Genre: Adventure
Country: Switzerland, Italy, West Germany, Spain
Duration: 357 min.
Story: No overview found.
Plot: desert, sahara, french foreign legion, adventure, treasure, bandit, secret, foreign legion
Time: 1920s
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The Flight of the Phoenix (1965)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 142 min.
Story: A cargo plane goes down in a sandstorm in the Sahara with less than a dozen men on board. One of the passengers is an airplane designer who comes up with the idea of ripping off the undamaged wing and using it as the basis for an airplane they will ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, realistic, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: desert, survival, pilot, alcoholic, sahara, thirst, airplane, adventure, race against time, rescue, crew, isolation ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: africa, libya, middle east
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March or Die (1977)
Genre: Drama, War, Adventure, Romance
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: epic, suspenseful, serious, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: desert, archaeologist, foreign legion, gypsy, adventure, adventurer, soldier, sahara, obsessive quest, village, rescue, war ...
Time: 1910s, 20s, 20th century, 1920s
Place: morocco, africa, middle east
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Carry on in the Legion (1967)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Bertram Oliphant West (also known as Bo West) wants to clear his unjustly smeared reputation. He joins the Foreign Legion, with Simpson his manservant in tow. But the fort they get posted to is full of eccentric legionnaires, and there is trouble ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic
Plot: desert, farce, foreign legion, soldier, military life, sahara, arab, adventure, military, anti heroes, parody, rescue ...
Time: 20th century
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Nine Miles Down (2009)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK, USA, Hungary, Australia
Duration: 86 min.
Story: In the Sahara desert, a sandstorm batters a deserted drilling station. A security patrolman, battles through the high winds to investigate why all contact with the station has been lost. Originally built for gas exploration, and then abandoned, the ...
Style: twists and turns, suspenseful, serious, scary, psychological
Plot: isolation, investigation, desert, hallucination, geologist, mystery, confined, mysterious character, delusion, missing person, scientific research, camp ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: africa
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Fort Saganne (1984)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: France
Duration: 180 min.
Story: In 1911, a willful and determined man from peasant stock named Charles Saganne enlists in the military and is assigned to the Sahara Desert under the aristocratic Colonel Dubreuilh.
Style: epic, exciting, serious, realistic
Plot: soldier, army investigation, revenge, love, bigamy, military hospital, feminism, nurse, sahara, torture, leadership, tragic love ...
Time: 1910s
Place: africa, europe, france, algeria, north africa
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The Sands of Time (1998)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 180 min.
Story: Despite her friends' warnings, a woman travels to the Sahara, determined to find her missing archaeologist father and the magical tower he was searching for. Aided by a mysterious prince, she battles outlaws and the desert's harsh ...
Plot: sahara, french foreign legion, camel, desert, hanged man, bible quote, horse, horse riding, biplane
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Long Live Death (1971)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: France, Tunisia
Duration: 90 min.
Story: At the end of the Spanish civil war, Fando, a boy of about ten, tries to make sense of war and his father's arrest. His mother is religious, sympathetic to the Fascists; his father is accused of being a Red. Fando discovers that his mother may ...
Style: atmospheric, serious, surreal, psychological, disturbing
Plot: desert, surrealism, spanish civil war, corporal punishment, fascism, blasphemy, dream, nihilism, family life, sahara, mother son relationship, losing-it hero ...
Time: 30s, 1930s
Place: europe, spain
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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: serious, psychological, realistic, captivating, melancholic ...
Plot: desert, extramarital affair, adultery, friendship, infidelity, on the road, dishonesty, romance, sahara, love and romance, couples, family problems ...
Time: 80s, 1940s
Place: africa, north africa, morocco
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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, not serious, feel good, realistic, witty ...
Plot: on the road, fish out of water, singer, desert, hotel, friendship, politics, adventure, folk, nothing goes right, wilderness, escape ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: africa, morocco, middle east, texas
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Wanderers of the Desert (1984)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: Tunisia, France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The first of Nacer Khemir's highly-regarded Desert Trilogy that includes The Dove's Lost Necklace and Bab'Aziz - The Prince Who Contemplated His Soul. Khemir creates an exotic world with Wanderers of the Desert when a young teacher ...
Plot: desert, teacher, broken mirror, digging, sahara, buried treasure, legend, ship, village, mirror
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Greed in the Sun (1964)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Marec, a truck driver is sent by his boss to track down through the Morroccan desert a reckless youngster who stole a brand-new truck and its payload. Riddled with bad luck, Marec will face the dangers of the desert, as well as a fishy partner, and ...
Style: road movie
Plot: dust, heat, bar fight, old friends, sweat, sahara, sand, friends who hate each other, truck driver, machismo, road accident, hit in the face ...
Time: 1960s, 60s
Place: morocco
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Sadat (1983)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 195 min.
Story: The dramatization of the life of Egyptian leader Muhammad Anwar al-Sadat, from his early years as a young officer fighting the British to his assassination in 1981.
Plot: president, politics, tragedy, religion, tough guy, ends with funeral, head of state, beret, egyptian, islam, shooting, main character dies ...
Place: egypt
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Passion in the Desert (1997)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Young French officer Augustin Robert escorts artist Jean-Michel Venture de Paradis to Egypt during Napoleon's Egyptian campaign. Napoleon sent de Paradis to record Egypt's great monuments and temples that are destroyed by French soldiers ...
Style: serious, atmospheric, stylized, psychological, surreal ...
Plot: desert, napoleon, leopard, soldier, adventurer, wilderness, dangerous animal, adventure, daring rescue, survival, apocalypse, heroic mission ...
Time: 1790s, 18th century
Place: egypt, africa, middle east
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My Dinner with Andre (1981)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Wallace Shawn and Andre Gregory, apparently playing themselves, share their lives over the course of an evening meal at a restaurant.
Style: talky, clever, semi serious, thought provoking, realistic ...
Plot: restaurant, buddies, introspection, friends, writer's life, starting over, haunted by the past, artists and showbiz, hopes, existentialism, philosophy, storytelling ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: new york, usa, poland
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The Little Prince (1974)
Genre: Family, Fantasy, Musical, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Based on the story by Antoine deSaint-Exupery, this magical musical fable begins as a pilot (Richard Kiley) makes a forced landing on the barren Sahara Desert. He is befriended by a "little" prince from the planet Asteroid B-612. In the ...
Style: semi serious, clever, stylized
Audience: family outing
Plot: desert, little boy, prince, pilot, planet, getting home, airplane, adventure, self discovery, fable, imaginary, introspection ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
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Armour of God 2: Operation Condor (1991)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Agent Jackie is hired to find WWII Nazi gold hidden in the Sahara desert. He teams up with three bungling women (the 3 stooges?) who are all connected in some way. However a team of mercenries have ideas on the ownership of the gold. A battle / ...
Style: humorous, exciting, semi serious, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: treasure hunt, desert, gold, martial arts, chase, adventure, adventurer, heroic mission, chases and races, wilderness, crimes, danger ...
Place: spain, europe, hong kong, egypt, tokyo ...
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The Battle of El Alamein (1969)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 96 min.
Story: This movie's opening prologue states: "June 1942. As Rommel swept toward the Nile, the fall of Egypt and the capture of the Suez Canal seemed inevitable. Italian and German advance units raced toward Alexandria. Mussolini had given ...
Style: rough, serious, realistic, disturbing, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: military, tank, soldier, desert, heroes, battle zone, war, battles, tough heroes, against humanity, danger, escapades ...
Time: 40s, 1940s
Place: africa, north africa, germany
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Stranded (2010)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: France, Morocco
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Algeria, 1960. A section of French paratroopers are sent in search of a missing aircraft in the Algerian desert. The wreckage of the plane is quickly located, but there are no survivors, just a suitcase stamped “Top Secret”. Stormed by enemy ...
Style: scary, serious, rough, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: genie, rescue mission, soldier, military, village, survival, isolation, deadly creature, danger, dead soldier, supernatural, confined ...
Time: year 1960, 20th century, 60s
Place: algeria, africa, north africa
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