Algerian movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant algerian movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, serious, captivating, sexy, sincere and tense films and TV shows about / with algerian, french, friendship, family relations, culture clash, muslim, couples, society, immigrants and storytelling plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and Romance genres shot in France, Algeria, Belgium and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as algerian: Days of Glory (2006), Caché (Hidden) (2005), Monsieur Lazhar (2011), Three Dancing Slaves (2004), The Battle of Algiers (1966), Masquerades (2008), Rape Me (2000), A Very Secret Service (2015), Outside the Law (2010), Carlos (2010).

List of algerian movies

 7.0
 14K
Days of Glory (2006)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: Algeria, France, Morocco, Belgium
Duration: 120 min.
Story: During WWII, four North African men enlist in the French army to liberate that country from Nazi oppression, and to fight French discrimination.
Style: realistic, rough, serious, emotional, suspense ...
Plot: battles, war, world war two, self esteem, algerian, heroes, society, politics, army, prejudice, nazi, justice ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1940s, 40s, year 1943 ...
Place: france, africa, italy, algeria, europe ...
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Caché (Hidden) (2005)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France, Austria, Germany, Italy
Duration: 117 min.
Story: A married couple is terrorized by a series of videotapes planted on their front porch.
Style: psychological, disturbing, atmospheric, clever, tense ...
Plot: videotaping, suicide, haunted by the past, surveillance, family in crisis, nightmare, lie, mystery, conscience, dysfunctional family, family secret, childhood ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: paris france, france, europe
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Monsieur Lazhar (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: During a harsh Montréal winter, an elementary-school class is left reeling after its teacher commits suicide. Bachir Lazhar, a charismatic Algerian immigrant, steps in as the substitute teacher for the classroom of traumatized children. All the ...
Style: touching, sincere, inspirational, compassionate, thought provoking ...
Plot: elementary school, immigrants, teacher, precocious child, coping, teachers and students, society, youth, social relations, unconventional method, loss of child, reach out ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada, quebec, montreal, ontario canada, montreal quebec
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Three Dancing Slaves (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Annecy is no tourist destination for three working-class Algerian brothers and their father, in the months after their mother has died. Marc is deeply troubled: he tries to stiff drug dealers and then plots revenge. Christophe is released from jail, ...
Style: sentimental, emotional, touching, serious, realistic ...
Plot: family relations, dysfunctional family, gay, working class, drug dealing, going straight, youth, family problems, redemption, teenage life, vengeance, transsexual ...
Time: contemporary
Place: paris france, alps
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The Battle of Algiers (1966)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Italy, Algeria
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Tracing the struggle of the Algerian Front de Liberation Nationale to gain freedom from French colonial rule as seen through the eyes of Ali from his start as a petty thief to his rise to prominence in the organisation and capture by the French in ...
Style: bleak, realistic, disturbing, thought provoking, rough ...
Plot: revolution, rebellion, bomb, military, resistance, french algerian war, french, freedom, torture, oppression, protest, capture ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, year 1957, year 1962, year 1956 ...
Place: algeria, africa, north africa, france, paris france ...
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 6.6
 388
Masquerades (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Algeria, France
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Mounir Mekbek lives with his family in a small village in the heart of the Algerian countryside. Very proud and sure of himself, he has only one dream- to finally be appreciated by his fellow villagers. Screwing up his carefully maintained image is ...
Style: semi serious, touching, humorous, realistic, contemplative ...
Plot: family relations, village life, small town life, small town, couples, love and romance, village, siblings relations, cons and scams, wedding, brother sister relationship, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: algeria, north africa
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 4.5
 17K
Rape Me (2000)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 77 min.
Story: Manu has lived a difficult life. Abused and violently raped, she sets off to find herself only to meet Nadine, a prostitute who has encountered one too many injustices in the world. Angry at the world, they embark on a twisted, rage-filled road ...
Style: sexual, bleak, disturbing, controversial, sexy ...
Plot: strong sexual content, rape and revenge, violent sex, nudity (full frontal - brief), explicit sex, nihilism, rape, prostitute, rape revenge, gang rape, murder, obsession ...
Time: 90s
Place: europe, france
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A Very Secret Service (2015)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 26 min.
TV show
Story: 1960: the French intelligence service hires the 23-year-old André Merlaux. Handsome, well raised, intelligent but impressionable, Merlaux has much to learn to serve and defend the interests of France. Three officials must adequately train him to ...
Style: parody, light, entertaining, captivating, feel good ...
Plot: espionage, secret service, cia agent, government agent, escapades, political intrigue, prospector, spy, satire, political satire, special agents, political unrest ...
Time: 1960s, 60s
Place: france, paris france, sahara, algeria
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Outside the Law (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, War
Country: France, Algeria, Belgium, Tunisia, Italy
Duration: 138 min.
Story: After losing their family home in Algeria in the 1920s, three brothers and their mother are scattered across the globe. Messaoud joins the French army fighting in Indochina; Abdelkader becomes a leader of the Algerian independence movement in France ...
Style: realistic, atmospheric, captivating, tense, psychological ...
Plot: police brutality, war crime, revenge, political unrest, family relations, society, military, politics, soldier, battles, eviction, injustice ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 60s, 1940s, 40s ...
Place: algeria, france, europe, africa, north africa
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 7.6
 14K
Carlos (2010)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France, Germany
Duration: 334 min.
TV show
Story: The story of Venezuelan revolutionary, Ilich Ramirez Sanchez, who founded a worldwide terrorist organization and raided the OPEC headquarters in 1975 before being caught by the French police.
Style: tense, suspenseful, captivating, epic, atmospheric ...
Plot: terrorism, revolutionary, murderer, terrorist, gunfight, crimes, danger, mission, wanted, radical, leader, hostage situation ...
Time: 80s, 70s, 90s, 20th century
Place: middle east, lebanon, sudan, europe, africa ...
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Flight from Ashiya (1964)
Genre: Adventure, Romance, Drama, War
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Featuring an all-star cast and on-location shooting in Japan, where the story is set, three US Air Force rescue pilots must overcome their personal problems and differences to embark upon a dangerous mission to save raft-bound Japanese survivors ...
Style: exciting, captivating, serious, realistic, suspenseful ...
Plot: pilot, adventure, heroes, escapades, chases and races, catastrophe, ship, heroic mission, isolation, haunted by the past, forces of nature, survival ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: japan, the philippines
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 5.8
 297
Salut cousin ! (1996)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France, Algeria, Belgium, Luxembourg
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Alilo arrives in Paris, met by his hip cousin Mok. Alilo is to pick up a suitcase of dresses to smuggle back to Algiers for resale. He's lost the dressmaker's address and his boss is gone for five days, so he stays in the Moskova ...
Plot: bookie, rap, culture clash, racism, algerian, cousin cousin relationship, friendship, fall in love, immigrants, bookies, suitcase, falling in love
Place: paris france, algeria, france
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 6.6
 1K
Free Men (2011)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: France
Duration: 99 min.
Story: In Paris during WWII, an Algerian immigrant is inspired to join the resistance by his unexpected friendship with a Jewish man. Based on not very known facts about the Muslim community in Paris during WWII, when the Paris Mosque and its dynamic ...
Style: serious, realistic, touching, sincere
Plot: friendship, german occupation, resistance, idealism, human spirit, moral dilemma, fighting the system, rebellion, life is a bitch, anti semitism, wartime life, hopes ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 20th century, year 1944, year 1942
Place: paris france, france, europe
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Little Jerusalem (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 96 min.
Story: An orthodox Jewish teen living with her family in France attempts to balance her religious upbringing with her increasingly complex view of the outside world.
Style: sincere, touching, serious, realistic, sexy ...
Plot: opposites attract, culture clash, self discovery, infidelity, social differences, couples, family problems, lifestyle, love and romance, society, crumbling marriage, youth ...
Time: contemporary
Place: france, paris france, israel, europe, middle east
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 6.2
 851
Full Speed (1996)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A brief extract of four kids' lives somewhere in France. Quentin, who won a writers contest and now pays more attention to his career as an author than to his friends, beautiful Julie, his girl-friend, much more mature than she looks, falling ...
Style: sexual, gloomy, sincere, sexy, serious ...
Plot: coming out, gay teenager, friendship, racism, love triangle, youth, betrayal, coming of age, couples, friends, singleness, twentysomething life ...
Time: 90s
Place: france, europe, lyon, new york, algeria ...
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Inch'Allah Sunday (2001)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: France, Algeria
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The story of an immigrant woman struggling against old world traditions. Zouina leaves her homeland with her three children to join her husband in France, where he's been living for the past ten years. In a land and culture foreign to her, ...
Style: sincere, touching, emotional, uplifting, contemplative ...
Plot: abusive husband, culture clash, immigrants, feminism, dysfunctional family, human spirit, self discovery, society, estrangement, injustice, gender, hopes ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: france, algeria, europe
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 5.6
 481
Keillers park (2006)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Sweden
Duration: 91 min.
Story: This is a film about the sexual awakening of Peter to feelings of homosexual desire.
Style: realistic, tense, disturbing, suspense, sexy ...
Plot: coming out, infidelity, murder, love affair, investigation, crimes, love and romance, deadly, romance, dishonesty, gender, fall in love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: sweden, europe, eastern europe
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 6.8
 269
Tar Angel (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Newly-arrived Ahmed tries to integrate his family to the canadian society, while attempting to control his son's life orientation.
Style: suspenseful, disturbing, captivating, tense, thought provoking ...
Plot: computer virus, immigrants, muslim, uncover truth, rebelliousness, rebellion, society, family relations, militant, political unrest, missing person, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: algeria, canada, quebec
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 5.6
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Flying Blind (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Frankie is in her forties, ambitious and successful. She works in the aerospace industry at Filton, designing surveillance drones for the military. Shes never married, and is completely in control of every part of her life. Her closest relationship ...
Style: captivating, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: older woman younger man sex, destructive relationship, love affair, dangerous attraction, dishonesty, betrayal, older woman younger man relationship, fall in love, falling in love, older woman younger man, love and romance, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england
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Why Do They Call It Love When They Mean Sex? (1993)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Spain
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Gloria is a porn artist that performs live-sex. When his mate gets sick he brings her a young substitute, Manu. The boy works surprisingly well and then Gloria decides to go into business with him. Things get complicated when Gloria discovers that ...
Style: humorous, sexual, sexy, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: firefighter, disco, workplace romance, relationship vs career, workplace, artists and showbiz, sexual content, disorder, go public, couples, farce, workplace situations ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: spain, madrid
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 6.7
 16K
Samba (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Samba migrated to France 10 years ago from Senegal, and has since been plugging away at various lowly jobs. Alice is a senior executive who has recently undergone a burnout. Both struggle to get out of their dead-end lives. Samba's willing to ...
Style: uplifting, touching, sincere, captivating, semi serious ...
Plot: immigrants, friendship, social differences, illegal immigrant, society, betrayal, fake identity, culture clash, interracial relations, love story, justice, romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: france, paris france, europe, australia
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The Names of Love (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Bahia Benmahmoud, a free-spirited young woman, has a particular way of seeing political engagement, as she doesn't hesitate to sleep with those who don't agree with her to convert them to her cause - which is a lot of people, as all ...
Style: feel good, humorous, melancholic, talky, captivating ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: politics, society, social activist, romance, lifestyle, casual sex, seduction, political activist, painting, sex, child abuse, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, year 2002, 70s
Place: france, paris france, algeria, berlin germany
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 6.6
 133K
The Recruit (2003)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA, Switzerland
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A brilliant CIA trainee must prove his worth at the Farm, the agency's secret training grounds, where he learns to watch his back and trust no one.
Style: surprise ending, twists and turns, suspenseful, realistic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: cia, spy, basic training, double agent, surveillance, recruit, hotshot hero, espionage, betrayal, undercover, rookie, cat and mouse ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: boston, washington d.c., usa, langley virginia, miami ...
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 7.5
 220K
Munich (2005)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada, France
Duration: 164 min.
Story: During the 1972 Olympic Games in Munich, eleven Israeli athletes are taken hostage and murdered by a Palestinian terrorist group known as Black September. In retaliation, the Israeli government recruits a group of Mossad agents to track down and ...
Style: rough, bleak, suspenseful, tense, disturbing ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: espionage, terrorism, mossad, secret agents, vengeance, hostage, murder, assassination, jewish, politics, terrorist, spy ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1972
Place: middle east, europe, israel, lebanon, paris france ...
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Poetical Refugee (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Like a Candide dreaming of Eldorado, Jallel lands in France, hoping to try his luck. From encounter to encounter, hostel to social welfare group, Jallel will make his way through a Paris of outcasts. Although failing to achieve his hopes, he ...
Style: touching, psychological, realistic, serious, twists and turns
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: sex addict, friendship, hospital, looking for love, family life, lifestyle, life is a bitch, mentally unstable, society, romance, adoption, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: paris france, france
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 6.8
 3K
Exiles (2004)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Music
Country: France, Japan
Duration: 104 min.
Story: One day Zano suggest a crazy idea to his companion Naïma: travel across France and Spain down to Algeria, where they might ultimately come to know the land their parents once had to flee.
Style: captivating, realistic, serious, road movie
Plot: self discovery, on the road, homecoming, exile, infidelity, love and romance, couples, introspection, couple relations, hopes, dishonesty, social relations ...
Time: contemporary
Place: paris france, spain, morocco, africa, europe ...
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 7.5
 35K
The Class (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Teacher and novelist François Bégaudeau plays a version of himself as he negotiates a year with his racially mixed students from a tough Parisian neighborhood.
Style: sincere, psychological, melancholic, intellectual, talky ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: teachers and students, teacher, high school life, school, social relations, self discovery, workplace, interracial relations, society, teenage life, french, dedicated educator ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: paris france, france, europe, morocco, caribbean ...
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 7.0
 2K
Chaos (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Crime
Country: France
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A bourgeois couple, modern yet conventional. One night by accident, a young prostitute barges into their lives. Hounded down, beaten up, threatened, she will continue to struggle, with the help of a well off lady, first for her survival-her ...
Style: semi serious, touching, light, witty, humorous ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: friendship, redemption, human nature, life is a bitch, vengeance, society, social relations, woman in danger, starting over, storytelling, mentor, prejudice ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, paris france, france, marseille, geneva switzerland ...
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 5.8
 153
Change My Life (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Nina is an unemployed actress who has just taken a lethal overdose of tranquilizers. Stumbling though the streets of Paris in a deathly haze, Nina collapses into unconsciousness. Fortunately for Nina, lonely Algerian Sami happened to jog by at just ...
Style: psychological, suspense, captivating, sincere
Plot: male prostitute, actress, drug addiction, prostitute, sex, male female relationship, relationships, couple relations, female director, unlikely friendships, gay interest, stage actress ...
Place: paris france
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 6.7
 107
Inland (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Algeria, France
Duration: 140 min.
Story: Algerian filmmaker Tariq Teguia wrote and directed this impressionistic look at a man whose life takes an unexpected turn far away from home. Malek (Abdelkader Affak) is a surveyor from Algeria who is semi-retired, but at the urging of a friend he ...
Style: serious, captivating, emotional, psychological, realistic
Plot: desert, self discovery, friendship, state affairs, lovers on the run, starting over, danger, unlikely couple, fish out of water, couple relations, rich and poor, disorder ...
Time: 2000s
Place: algeria, africa, sahara desert, sahara
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