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The Battle of Algiers

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Drama History 19662h 1mOn: The Criterion Channel Kanopy Tags: Military War Holiday 
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Country: Algeria 
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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.The Battle of Algiers featuring Brahim Hadjadj and Jean Martin is streaming with subscription on The Criterion Channel, streaming with subscription on Kanopy, available for rent or purchase on iTunes, and 3 others. It's a drama and history movie with a very high Rotten Tomatoes (critics) score of 98% and a high IMDb audience rating of 8.1 (47,478 votes).

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Available to stream on a subscription service (The Criterion Channel & Kanopy).

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Available to rent or buy from $2.99 on 4 services (iTunes, Google Play, Prime Video & 1 other).

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The Battle of Algiers has a very high Rotten Tomatoes (critics) score of 98% and a high IMDb audience rating of 8.1 (47,478 votes). The movie is somewhat popular with Reelgood users lately.

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