Most Popular Algerian War Movies and TV Shows
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1. The Battle of Algiers (1966)
Not Rated | 121 min | Drama, War
In the 1950s, fear and violence escalate as the people of Algiers fight for independence from the French government.
Votes: 48,062 | Gross: $0.06M
3. Far from Men (2014)
PG-13 | 101 min | Drama, War, Western
Algeria, 1954. Two very different men thrown together by a world in turmoil are forced to flee across the Atlas mountains. Daru, the reclusive teacher, has to escort Mohamed, a villager accused of murder.
4. Mesrine Part 1: Killer Instinct (2008)
R | 113 min | Action, Biography, Crime
The story of french gangster Jacques Mesrine, before he was called Public Enemy N°1.
Votes: 30,533 | Gross: $0.55M
5. Yves Saint Laurent (2014)
R | 106 min | Biography, Drama
A look at the life of French designer Yves Saint Laurent from the beginning of his career in 1958 when he met his lover and business partner, Pierre Berge.
Votes: 10,509 | Gross: $0.72M
7. The Names of Love (2010)
R | 100 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A young, extroverted left-wing activist who sleeps with her political opponents to convert them to her cause is successful until she meets her match.
Votes: 7,187 | Gross: $0.51M
9. Deserter (2002)
90 min | Drama, War
Unlikely friends in a melting pot of confusion. Simon Murray fights for the French Foreign Legion. Pascal Dupont fights for himself. War torn men question honour, hope, morality...because you can desert everything...except yourself.
11. Lost Command (1966)
Approved | 129 min | Action, Drama, War
French Army Colonel Raspeguy leads his paratroopers in battle against the Communist Viet Minh in Indochina and against Algerian guerrilla during the Algerian War.
13. Muriel, or the Time of Return (1963)
Not Rated | 115 min | Drama
In the seaside town of Boulogne, no one seems to be able to cope with their past, least of all Hélène, an antique furniture saleswoman, her stepson Bernard, and her former lover Alphonse.
15. The Unvanquished (1964)
115 min | Drama, Thriller
1961. Luxemburger Thomas Vlassenroot deserted the French Foreign Legion during the Algiers Putsch. His lieutenant, Fraser, initiated the desertion for the two of them, Fraser believing he ... See full summary »
17. Le pont du diable (2018 TV Movie)
92 min | Crime, Drama
André Savignac, mayor of Saint-Guilhem-Le-Désert has been found hanged on the Bridge of the Devil.Marina Fazergues, comes back to her home village for the criminal investigation.
19. Plot 35 (2017)
67 min | Documentary
French actor Éric Caravaca confronts a mystery what happened to his parents' first child, Christine, who died at age three in Algeria before the director was born?
20. L'opium et le baton (1969)
135 min | Action, Drama, War
An Algerian doctor decides to leave the troubles in Algiers and goes back to his hometown, a small village lost in the mountains. There, however, the situation is explosive as well, as the ... See full summary »
21. Fadhma N'Soumer (2014)
110 min | Drama, History, War
This film, is about the courage and the determination of a young woman in djurdjur''as mountain in Algeria, fighting for her ancestor land during the earlier years of french occupation.
23. Diamond Rush (1969)
102 min | Action, Crime
Traumatized by the War of Algeria and by the accidental death of his wife and his son, Manu left the right road. His last caper was the attack of the Antwerp-Tangiers Express, carrying a ... See full summary »
24. Nothing to Report (1973)
110 min | Drama, War
Three French conscripts with diverse political motives, are sent to a disciplinary battalion in the midst of the Algerian war. Major Lecoq is to build an elite unit with these wayward soldiers who are exposed to war, torture and death.
25. The Colonel (2006)
110 min | Crime, Drama, History
A "Reformed Colonel" is found dead in Paris, a couple of decades after Algeria's struggle for independence was won from France. Lieutenant Galois is assigned the investigation of this ... See full summary »
26. Zabana! (2012)
107 min | Drama, History, War
Algeria's entry for a Best Foreign Language Film Oscar, "Zabana" chronicles the life of Ahmed Zabana, a man who fought for Algerian freedom in the Battle of Algiers. This film chronicles ... See full summary »
27. October 17, 1961 (2005 TV Movie)
120 min | Drama, History
A string of events lead up to the bloody confrontation between a peaceful, 20,000 strong FLN-demonstration and a bloodthirsty police mob in the streets of Paris, on the night of October 17, 1961.
28. Buamama (1985)
178 min | Biography, Drama, History
The story of the film revolves around the epic of Sheikh Bouamama, a leader of the national resistance in Algeria during the French colonial era. The events are taking place in southwestern... See full summary »
29. Living in Paradise (1998)
105 min | Drama, History, War
Set in France in 1961-1962 during the Algerian War, Living In Paradise is a thought-provoking examination of the lives of North African immigrants trying to find a place in the social system of Western Europe.
31. To Be Twenty in the Aures (1972)
100 min | Drama, War
How to become a killing machine in Algeria when, at the start, you are a Pacifist Breton. Let Lieutenant Perrin deal with this bunch of rebels and make them "true soldiers", who know how to... See full summary »
32. For Djamila (2011 TV Movie)
103 min | Drama, History
Djamila Boupacha ,who lives in Algiers in her parents house, has been arrested for act of terrorism and has been tortured by the soldiers in charge of her interrogatory.Gisèle Halimi will defend her.
33. Lotfi (2015)
170 min | Action, Biography, Drama
The film relates the career of Colonel Lotfi, whose real name is Benali Boudghene, since his beginnings as an activist in Tlemcen where, with his classmates from high school, he posted the ... See full summary »
34. The Good Life (1963)
105 min | Drama, War
After twenty-seven long months spent in Algeria, Frédéric Simon, a young photographer is determined to forget this time of trouble. Now that the Army has finally discharged him he wants to ... See full summary »
35. The Betrayal (2005)
80 min | Drama, War
During the Algerian War of Independence, mistrust abounds between the drafted local Algerians and metropolitan French forming a French army platoon.
60 min | Documentary, Adventure, History
Untold life stories of young Algerian girls who volunteered to work in the Secret Services (MALG) and to support the independence war from colonial France (1954-1962).
41. L'évasion de Hassan Terro (1976)
115 min | Comedy
Hassan Terro is released from the prison of the French forces to lead them to Algerian rebels, because the authorities see him as an important man responsible for the revolution. Indeed, he... See full summary »
44. Mostefa Ben Boulaid (2008)
163 min | Action, Biography, Drama
The film revolves around the life of the martyr Mustapha Ben Bouleid (1917-1956), who was a member of the Algerian National Movement, who worked with his comrades to explain the idea of the... See full summary »
46. France Algerie: Une affaire de famille (2018)
More than half a century after independence, the Algerian question remains a taboo subject in France and arouses passions. Whatever the words, whatever the decisions, there will always be a... See full summary »
49. Algeria: Women at War (1992 TV Movie)
52 min | Documentary
Algerian women recall their experiences during the French-Algerian War, reflecting also on how the roles and perceptions of women in Algeria have changed in the decades since.
74 min | Documentary
Your untangled hair hides a 7 year war. Cross-look of three women engaged alongside the FLN on colonization and the Algerian war of independence. They will know the clandestine, the prison,... See full summary »
Director: Fatima Sissani