The Battle of Algiers Trailer & Clips


The Battle of Algiers (also know as La battaglia di Algeri) full movie is released on Sep 20, 1967. Watch The Battle of Algiers online - the French Drama movie from Italy , which has achieved a worldwide gross of $962,002. The Battle of Algiers is directed by Gillo Pontecorvo and created by Franco Solinas with Brahim Hadjadj and Jean Martin. The Battle of Algiers is available online on HBO Max and HBO Max Amazon Channel.

A film commissioned by the Algerian government that shows the Algerian revolution from both sides. The French foreign legion has left Vietnam in defeat and has something to prove. The Algerians are seeking independence. The two clash. The torture used by the French is contrasted with the Algerian's use of bombs in soda shops. A look at war as a nasty thing that harms and sullies everyone who participates in it.

As know as:

La battaglia di Algeri, La bataille d'Alger, Slaget om Algier, Aruje no Tatakai, Schlacht um Algier

Release Date:

Sep 20, 1967

Release Date (Streaming):

Oct 19, 2004


Italy, Algeria


French, English, Italian, Arabic

Stream Service:

Rialto Pictures, Image Entertainment Inc., Criterion Collection, Rizzoli

Production Companies:

Igor Film, Casbah Film

Gross worldwide:



The French Colonel...who was forced even to torture! One of the many women...who stopped at nothing to win! The Algerian Street Boy...who became a rebel hero!, The Revolt that Stirred the World!


Eric Hynes
Village Voice
It uses realism as an effect, documentary as a style. You feel that you're really there, and you can't help but be moved.
by rottentomatoes, Oct 05, 2016
Mike D'Angelo
AV Club
It neither demonizes nor lionizes either side of the conflict, aiming for just-the-ugly facts objectivity. Nobody who sees it is likely to feel comforted, or even vindicated. The emotion it most frequently and fervently inspires is sorrow.
by rottentomatoes, Oct 05, 2016
Justin Chang
Los Angeles Times
The film is not just a relentlessly gripping entertainment but also a cinematic Rorschach blot, a moral miasma that tosses our sympathies this way and that.
by rottentomatoes, Sep 29, 2016

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