Best award winning movies with incredibly talented directing from Algeria

Check out today’s highest ranked movies with incredibly talented directing from Algeria! Looking for the greatest movies of all times? Here is the list of the best movies with incredibly talented directing from Algeria, based on the crowd's interest and popular searches from the country.

1 The Algerian (2015)

The Algerian is an international political thriller about the colliding worlds of the Middle East and America. It follows Ali (Ben Youcef) across the world from Algeria to New York, Las Vegas and Los Angeles as it reveals he is a sleeper cell part of an international plot.

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2015-08-07 | Action / Thriller

Cast

Ben Youcef, Candice Coke

Rating

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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #206 for
    extremely talented
  2. Ranked #651 for
    sociopolitical
  3. Ranked #701 for
    acting with limited scope

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2 The Battle of Algiers (1966)

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 1957. The film traces the rebels' struggle and the increasingly extreme measures taken by the French government to quell the revolt.

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1966-09-08 | Drama / War

Cast

Brahim Hadjadj, Jean Martin

Rating

rating icon 7.88
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #33 for
    cinema verite
  2. Ranked #55 for
    neo-realism
  3. Ranked #98 for
    non-professional cast

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3 I Still Hide to Smoke (2017)

Α tragi-comedy about 9 women of different ages and various backgrounds that gather in an Algerian hammam to talk about their lives.

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2017-04-26 | Drama

Cast

Hiam Abbass, Fadila Belkebla

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rating icon 7.1
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #989 for
    explosive ending
  2. Ranked #1311 for
    lyrical directing
  3. Ranked #1345 for
    multileveled

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4 Outside the Law (2010)

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 and Saïd moves to Paris to make his fortune in the shady clubs and boxing halls of Pigalle.

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2010-09-21 | Action / Drama

Cast

Jamel Debbouze, Roschdy Zem

Rating

rating icon 6.609
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #198 for
    like Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter
  2. Ranked #206 for
    historical point of view
  3. Ranked #229 for
    Treasure Hunt

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5 Eyes of a Thief (2014)

Tareq is released from an Israeli prison and returns to his hometown in Palestine, a place transformed by drastic changes and filled with secrets, to find his daughter. As secrets are uncovered, light is shed on the stifling nature of contemporary Palestinian society, while revealing Tareq’s hidden past. Inspired by true events.

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2014-10-01 | Drama

Cast

Khaled Abol Naga, Souad Massi

Rating

rating icon 5.2
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #562 for
    character with loose screw
  2. Ranked #659 for
    for political debate
  3. Ranked #675 for
    grain of truth

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6 Le Bal (1983)

The 50 year story of a ballroom in France, from the 1920s. The people who go there is always the same, even the musicians. You can see all kind of people dancing all the fashion dances (depending on the age).

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1983-12-21 | Music / Comedy

Cast

Marc Berman, Christophe Allwright

Rating

rating icon 7.025
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1287 for
    mythology extending
  2. Ranked #1332 for
    great soundtrack
  3. Ranked #2270 for
    memorable tune

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7 Of Sheep and Men (2017)

Algiers, Bab el Oued, 2016. 16-year-old Habib dreams of becoming a veterinary. But as he didn't study, he decided to train a ram named 'El Bouq' to become a sheep fight champion. Samir, 42, doesn't have dreams anymore, other than surviving the hardships of his daily life by selling sheep and try to make some money. As the Eid celebration approaches, Samir has the unique opportunity to maximize his profits, as the whole country will buy a sheep to be slaughtered. But for Habib, it's another story. Will 'El Bouq » become a champion? Or will he face a more tragic destiny?

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2017-09-09 | Documentary

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rating icon 5.2
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #653 for
    vainly waited
  2. Ranked #1179 for
    cinematically brilliant
  3. Ranked #1743 for
    beyond scopes

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8 Little Senegal (2001)

Passionné par l'histoire de son peuple, Alloune, un vieux guide du musée africain "La Maison des Esclaves" à Gorée, part en pèlerinage pour retrouver les descendants de ses ancêtres aux Etats-Unis. Cet émouvant voyage va le mener des côtes de Caroline du Sud au quartier de Harlem où vit la communauté africaine, Little Senegal. Alloune, animé par l'idée de réunir sa famille par delà les siècles et les frontières, remonte jusqu'à une lointaine cousine, Ida, qui ignore tout de son passé. Le vieil homme croise également les chemins de son neveu Hassan, chauffeur de taxi clandestin, de sa fiancée Biram, d'Eileen, enceinte et fugueuse, et de Karim, qui cherche à faire un mariage blanc pour obtenir la carte verte. Tous les quatre comprennent mal la quête d'Alloune.

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2001-04-18 | Drama

Cast

Sotigui Kouyaté, Sharon Hope

Rating

rating icon 6.1
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1015 for
    razzle-dazzle
  2. Ranked #2359 for
    bawdy
  3. Ranked #4083 for
    deserving accolade

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9 Sweet Mountain Christmas (2019)

A musician who is set to headline a Christmas concert in New York City makes a pit-stop in Tennessee to see her family. When a freak snowstorm hits, she finds herself stranded in the town, and is roped into taking part in a local Christmas concert.

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2019-10-25 | Romance / TV Movie

Cast

Megan Hilty, Marcus Rosner

Rating

rating icon 6.7
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #4793 for
    off-key acting
  2. Ranked #6817 for
    cash grab
  3. Ranked #7024 for
    cast with zero chemistry

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10 The Kid from Chaaba (1998)

Le Gone du Chaâba (The Kid of the Chaaba), translated into English as Shantytown Kid by Naima Wolf, is an autobiographical novel by Azouz Begag about his life as a young Algerian boy growing up in a shantytown next to Lyon, France, called the Chaâba by its inhabitants. The story covers a period of approximately three years in the life of the protagonist and deals with issues developing from the clash between two cultures, that of France and that of North Africa, as well as the difficulties of finding a cultural identity between the two. The story focuses on the cultural differences between the Arab and French communities, as well as how the two groups react to each other

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1998-01-14 | Drama

Cast

Bouzid Negnoug, Mohamed Fellag

Rating

rating icon 6.5
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1656 for
    neo-realism
  2. Ranked #4480 for
    non-professional cast
  3. Ranked #4632 for
    seedy underbelly

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