Movies and TV shows set in libya

The list contains the best, new and most relevant movies set in libya ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out suspenseful, realistic, serious, suspense, exciting and tense films and TV shows about / with desert, soldier, heroes, machine gun, escapades, military, explosion, blood, danger and war plots mostly in Drama, War and Action genres shot in USA, UK, Italy and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as libya: 13 Hours (2016), Lion of the Desert (1980), Elimination Game (2014), Taxi for Tobruk (1961), The English Patient (1996), Blind Chance (1987), Tobruk (1967), The Flight of the Phoenix (1965), The Hill (1965), Airwolf (1984).

List of movies set in libya

 7.3
 120K
13 Hours (2016)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Country: USA, Malta, Morocco
Duration: 144 min.
Story: An American Ambassador is killed during an attack at a U.S. compound in Libya as a security team struggles to make sense out of the chaos.
Style: based on true events, realistic, intense, suspense, suspenseful ...
Plot: rescue mission, gunfight, heroism, cia, swat team, mercenary, courage, war, terrorism, u.s. marine, battlefield, u.s. embassy ...
Time: year 2012, 2010s, 21st century, year 2011
Place: libya, pentagon, langley virginia, iraq, washington d.c. ...
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Lion of the Desert (1980)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: Libya, USA
Duration: 173 min.
Story: This movie tells the story of Omar Mukhtar, an Arab Muslim rebel who fought against the Italian conquest of Libya in WWII. It gives western viewers a glimpse into this little-known region and chapter of history, and exposes the savage means by which ...
Style: epic, exciting, serious, based on true events
Audience: boys' night
Plot: desert, world war two, bedouin, muslim, resistance, hanging, space and aliens, imperialism, dictatorship, occupation, conquering, battles ...
Time: 20th century, 1920s, 1930s, 30s, 20s
Place: libya, italy, middle east, rome italy, north africa
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Elimination Game (2014)
Genre: Action
Country: Australia
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In the wake of a shocking civilian massacre in a foreign war zone, disgraced Navy SEAL Rick Tyler is sentenced to rot in a maximum security military prison until he is offered the opportunity to put his life on the line to win his freedom. A one-man ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, contemplative, tense, suspense
Plot: murder, violence, chase, death, navy, navy seal, decapitation, stock footage, suicide, male in shower, massacre, butt naked ...
Time: future, near future
Place: libya
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Taxi for Tobruk (1961)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: France, Spain, West Germany
Duration: 95 min.
Story: During World War II, French Commandos join forces with a German officer in order to survive the African desert.
Style: realistic, serious, exciting, suspenseful, rough ...
Plot: friendship, world war two, desert, danger, hostages, hostage, battles, adventure, escapades, confined, soldier, unlikely partners ...
Time: 40s, 1940s, year 1942
Place: libya, africa, north africa, paris france
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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, romantic, sentimental, erotic, captivating ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: tragic love, world war two, love story, war, expedition, mysterious character, beautiful scenery, stranded, love and romance, power of love, loss of loved one, adultery ...
Time: 40s, 1940s, 20th century, 1930s, year 1942 ...
Place: italy, libya, ethiopia, cairo egypt, egypt ...
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 7.9
 9K
Blind Chance (1987)
Genre: Drama
Country: Poland
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Witek runs after a train. Three variations follow on how such a seemingly banal incident could influence the rest of Witek's life.
Style: atmospheric, psychological, realistic, serious, contemplative ...
Plot: train, destiny, politics, chance, student, airplane, infidelity, self discovery, couples, militant, polish, love and romance ...
Time: 80s, 70s
Place: poland, libya, europe, new jersey, tokyo ...
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 6.4
 3K
Tobruk (1967)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: In September 1942, the German Afrika Korps under Rommel have successfully pushed the Allies back into Egypt. A counter-attack is planned, for which the fuel dumps at Tobruk are a critical impediment. In order to aid the attack, a group of British ...
Style: tense, exciting, suspenseful, realistic, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: world war two, desert, soldier, rescue, battles, military, escapades, war, espionage, adventure, undercover, heroes ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, year 1942, frogman
Place: africa, libya, egypt
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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: serious, captivating, suspense, harsh, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: desert, air disaster, adventure, pilot, survival, airplane, thirst, sahara, isolation, rescue, against the odds, crew ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: africa, libya, sahara desert, middle east
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 7.9
 13K
The Hill (1965)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: UK
Duration: 123 min.
Story: North Africa, World War II. British soldiers on the brink of collapse push beyond endurance to struggle up a brutal incline. It's not a military objective. It's The Hill, a manmade instrument of torture, a tower of sand seared by a ...
Style: tense, bleak, captivating, realistic, serious ...
Plot: world war two, prison, desert, military, punishment, soldier, racism, military prison, torture, sadism, heat, cruelty ...
Time: 1940s, 70s
Place: africa, libya, north africa, germany
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 6.8
 4K
Airwolf (1984)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Airwolf is capable of supersonic speeds, invisible to radar and armed with ultra state-of-the-art hardware. Airwolf is the most awesome aerial weapon ever developed. When the helicopter is stolen by Libyan mercenaries, Michael Archangel, Project ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, surprise ending, suspense, tv series pilot
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: helicopter, battles, military, super vehicle, super weapon, escapades, lone wolves, adventure, mad scientist, heroes, chases and races, danger ...
Time: 80s
Place: middle east, libya, paris france, california
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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: dehumanization, emergency room, organ donation, ambush, hospital, surgeon, arabic, picnic, husband wife relationship, biological father, child trafficking, unfaithful wife ...
Time: year 2011, 2010s
Place: tunisia, libya, africa, north africa
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 6.7
 17K
A Private War (2018)
Genre: Biography, Drama, War
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: One of the most celebrated war correspondents of our time, Marie Colvin is an utterly fearless and rebellious spirit, driven to the frontlines of conflicts across the globe to give voice to the voiceless.
Style: tense, based on true events, disturbing, rough, suspense ...
Plot: war correspondent, journalist, eye patch, al qaeda, uncover truth, danger, war, life is a bitch, kurd, tamil, middle east conflict, alcoholic ...
Time: year 1986, year 2009, year 2012, year 1991, year 2001 ...
Place: syria, iraq, sri lanka, libya, afghanistan ...
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 6.5
 1K
Mediterranea (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, France, USA, Germany, Qatar
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Ayiva recently left his home in Burkina Faso in search of a way to provide for his sister and his daughter. He takes advantage of his position in an illegal smuggling operation to get himself and his best friend Abas off of the continent. Ayiva ...
Style: suspenseful, suspense, tense, captivating, rough ...
Plot: smuggling, illegal immigration, interracial relations, friendship, promise, father daughter relationship, drunkenness, mother daughter relationship, storytelling, job seeking, family relations, bloody face ...
Place: italy, africa, libya, algeria, mediterranean sea
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 3.8
 503
Black Thunder (1998)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: When the top secret prototype of the Nova Stealth fighter has been stolen, the Pentagon launches big alarm; the plane shouldn't come into hostile hands...
Style: exciting, rough, serious, suspenseful, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: pilot, military, airplane, save the day, undercover, danger, escapades, rivalry, aviation, secret mission, one man army, terrorism ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: libya
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 7.4
 824
Sole Survivor (1970)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: This story is loosely based on the discovery of the B-24 "Liberator" bomber the "Lady Be Good" that was found in the Libyan desert after the crew got lost on their 1st bombing mission to Italy
Style: psychotronic
Plot: desert, ghost story, world war two, airplane, air disaster, baseball, drunk, u.s. air force, world war two veteran, survivor, afterlife, tent ...
Place: libya
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Commander Hamilton (1998)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Thriller
Country: Sweden, Norway
Duration: 127 min.
Story: Swedish agents Carl Hamilton and Åke Stålhandske are ordered to stop Russian smugglers.
Style: realistic, semi serious, exciting, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: espionage, hostage, secret agents, radiation, heroic mission, political intrigue, terrorism, kidnapping, arms dealing, hostages, undercover, escapades ...
Time: 90s
Place: sweden, europe, usa, africa, washington d.c. ...
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 6.5
 765
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, arms dealing, secret agents, chase, government agency, undercover, heroic mission, super weapon, husband wife relationship, assassination ...
Time: 90s
Place: russia, tunisia, libya, sahara desert, sweden ...
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Million Dollar Mystery (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A dying man in a roadside diner tells the other patrons about money he has hidden in four places. But instead of directions, he leaves them only with clues they must solve in order to claim the loot.
Style: semi serious, realistic, exciting, humorous, suspenseful
Plot: treasure hunt, dishonesty, government agency, contests and competitions, chases and races, rivalry, special agents, escapades, adventure, diner, chaos and mayhem, heist ...
Time: 80s
Place: libya
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The Roses of the Desert (2006)
Genre: Comedy, War
Country: Italy
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A sanitary battalion of Italian Army is sent to Sorman oasis in Lybia during the Africa campaign in 1940. Soon an Italian missionary, living nearby, succeed to transform the occupation by Italian Army in a kind of humanitarian mission. In fact all ...
Style: thought provoking, realistic, semi serious, humorous
Plot: world war two, desert, friendship, war, military, state affairs, muslim, friends, society, soldier, escapades, italian soldier ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 40s
Place: africa, libya
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Raid on Rommel (1971)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Captain Foster plans on raiding German-occupied Tobruk with hand- picked commandos, but a mixup leaves him with a medical unit led by a Quaker conscientious objector. Despite all odds they succeed with their mission. On the way they pick up and drug ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: battles, desert, world war two, heroes, adventure, rescue, escapades, soldier, espionage, military, daring rescue, confined ...
Time: year 1943
Place: africa, libya
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Till Marriage Do Us Part (1974)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Italy
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The Marquise Eugenia di Maqueda, an orphan raised by the nuns, marries Raimondo Corrao, but on their wedding night she finds out that he is her brother. The piece of news is in a letter written from Paris by their father, a womaniser who lives and ...
Style: sexy
Plot: undressing, marriage, book, reading, priest, adultery, erotic photography, woman undressing for a man, sex scene, farce, cuckolded husband, monsignor ...
Time: 1910s, 1900s, 1880s
Place: paris france, italy, sicily italy, libya, sicily
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El Alamein - The Line of Fire (2002)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Italy
Duration: 117 min.
Story: War seen through the eyes of Serra, a university student from Palermo who volunteers in 1942 to fight in Africa. He is assigned to the Pavia Division on the southern line in Egypt. Rommel and the Axis forces are bogged down; it's October, the ...
Style: bleak, serious, realistic, captivating, sincere
Plot: world war two, soldier, battles, friendship, military, war, danger, military life, wartime life, behind enemy lines, battle, introspection ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, year 1942
Place: middle east, egypt, africa, palermo italy, libya ...
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 6.0
 73K
G.I. Jane (1997)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 125 min.
Story: A female Senator succeeds in enrolling a woman into Combined Reconnaissance Team training where everyone expects her to fail.
Style: rough, suspenseful, bleak, suspense, sincere ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night, teens, chick flick
Plot: strong female character, female soldier, soldier, strong female lead, fighting the system, basic training, military, army, navy, sexism, military base, feminism ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: middle east, libya, israel
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 3.8
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Deadly Heroes (1993)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Ex-Navy SEAL Brad Cartowski is injured during an attack at Athens airport by terrorists who kidnap his wife and fly her on a hijacked plane to North Africa. Cartowski goes in pursuit, aided by another ex-SEAL, Cody Grant. Cartowski soon finds the ...
Style: cult film
Plot: airport, attack, rocket, grenade launcher, fictional war, uzi, behind enemy lines, island, submarine, exploding building, terrorism, commando ...
Place: athens greece, libya
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The Assignment (1997)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Jack Shaw (DONALD SUTHERLAND) has experienced the terror first-hand. He's a top CIA agent who's tracked international killer-for-hire Carlos "The Jackal" Sanchez for over twenty years and barely survived Carlos' devastating ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, tense, psychological, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kgb, espionage, terrorist, frame up, chase, danger, assassination attempt, race against time, politics, car chase, revenge, hitman ...
Time: 80s, 70s, 20th century
Place: israel, middle east, virginia, jerusalem, montreal quebec canada ...
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The Fifth Estate (2013)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, India, Belgium
Duration: 128 min.
Story: A look at the relationship between WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange and his early supporter and eventual colleague Daniel Domscheit-Berg, and how the website's growth and influence led to an irreparable rift between the two friends.
Style: tense, thought provoking, realistic, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: computers and web, journalism, politics, whistleblower, uncover truth, internet, rebelliousness, against the rules, war crime, international relations, fighting the system, life is a bitch ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, year 2011, year 2007 ...
Place: europe, brussels belgium, pentagon, germany, washington d.c. ...
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