Filmed in Morocco

Morocco’s stunning landscapes, ancient medinas, and exotic architecture have always enchanted filmmakers from around the world. Whether it’s a sweeping epic or an intimate drama, Morocco’s diverse locations have provided the perfect backdrop for numerous critically acclaimed movies. These are just a few of the many movies that were filmed in Morocco. The country’s diverse landscapes, ranging from deserts to mountains and beaches, make it a perfect filming location for many types of movies. These movies showcase Morocco’s unique architecture, landscapes, and culture, and are a testament to the country’s rich history in cinema.

Our Tours Director, Hicham Boulhalba, worked in the industry in Ouarzazat for several years, says his favorite is BlackHawk Down.

Gladiator (2000)

The Ridley Scott's epic film had some scenes shot in Ouarzazate and Ait Ben Haddou.

Lawrence of Arabia (1962)

The David Lean's masterpiece was mostly filmed in Jordan, but some of its scenes were shot in the Saharan Desert of Morocco.

The Mummy (1999)

This action-packed adventure film that starred Brendan Fraser and Rachel Weisz was partially filmed in Erfoud, Morocco. And The Mummy Returns.

Inception (2010)

Christopher Nolan's mind-bending movie was partially filmed in Casablanca, Morocco.

Black Hawk Down (2001)

This war movie directed by Ridley Scott was largely filmed in Salé and Rabat, Morocco.

Kundun (1997)

Martin Scorsese's biographical movie about the Dalai Lama had some scenes shot in Marrakech and Ouarzazate.

The Man Who Would Be King (1975)

This adventure movie, directed by John Huston, was partially filmed in Ouarzazate, Morocco.

The Wind and the Lion (1975)

This historical drama, starring Sean Connery and Candice Bergen, was filmed in various locations across Morocco, including Rabat and Tangier.

The Living Daylights (1987)

This James Bond movie, featuring Timothy Dalton as the titular character, had some scenes shot in Tangier, Morocco.

Othello (1951)

This cinematic adaptation of William Shakespeare's tragedy was filmed in various Moroccan cities, including Essaouira and Marrakech.

The Jewel of the Nile (1985)

This action-comedy, featuring Michael Douglas and Kathleen Turner, was partially filmed in Ouarzazate, Morocco.

The Sheltering Sky (1990)

This drama, based on the novel of the same name, was filmed in various Moroccan cities, including Tangier and Marrakech.

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