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1. Beyond Borders (2003)

R | 127 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance

6.5
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32 Metascore

Beyond Borders is an epic tale of the turbulent romance between two star-crossed lovers set against the backdrop of the world's most dangerous hot spots. Academy Award winner Angelina Jolie... See full summary »

Director: Martin Campbell | Stars: Clive Owen, Angelina Jolie, Linus Roache, Teri Polo

Votes: 23,339 | Gross: $4.43M

2. Millions (2004)

PG-13 | 98 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

7.0
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74 Metascore

Ethics, being human and the soul come to the fore when a 7-year old finds a bag of Pounds just days before the currency is switched to Euros and learns what we are really made of.

Director: Danny Boyle | Stars: Alex Etel, James Nesbitt, Daisy Donovan, Lewis McGibbon

Votes: 22,488 | Gross: $6.58M

3. Live and Become (2005)

Unrated | 140 min | Drama

7.9
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A Christian boy escapes to Israel from famine-stricken Ethiopia by pretending to be Jewish.

Director: Radu Mihaileanu | Stars: Yaël Abecassis, Roschdy Zem, Moshe Agazai, Moshe Abebe

Votes: 5,204

4. Terraferma (2011)

R | 88 min | Drama

6.8
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57 Metascore

A Sicilian family deals with the arrival of a group of immigrants on their island.

Director: Emanuele Crialese | Stars: Filippo Pucillo, Donatella Finocchiaro, Beppe Fiorello, Mimmo Cuticchio

Votes: 2,609

5. Cristo si è fermato a Eboli (1979)

150 min | Drama

7.8
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In the fascist Italy of 1935, a painter trained as a doctor is exiled to a remote region near Eboli. Over time, he learns to appreciate the beauty and wisdom of the peasants, and to ... See full summary »

Director: Francesco Rosi | Stars: Gian Maria Volontè, Paolo Bonacelli, Alain Cuny, Lea Massari

Votes: 1,471

6. Sykt lykkelig (2010)

R | 85 min | Comedy, Drama

6.5
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60 Metascore

Family is the most important thing in the world to Kaja. She is an eternal optimist in spite of living with a man who would rather go hunting with the boys, and who refuses to have sex with... See full summary »

Director: Anne Sewitsky | Stars: Agnes Kittelsen, Joachim Rafaelsen, Maibritt Saerens, Henrik Rafaelsen

Votes: 2,638 | Gross: $0.04M

7. Teza (2008)

Not Rated | 140 min | Drama

7.1
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78 Metascore

The Ethiopian intellectual Anberber returns to his native country during the repressive totalitarian regime of Haile Mariam Mengistu and the recognition of his own displacement and ... See full summary »

Director: Haile Gerima | Stars: Aaron Arefe, Abiye Tedla, Takelech Beyene, Teje Tesfahun

Votes: 411

8. Da wan (2001)

PG | 100 min | Comedy, Drama

6.7
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Yankie director Don Tyler faces mounting insecurity and declining health while on location in Beijing, so his assistant hires down-and-out camerman YoYo to take the reins. Scrambling, ... See full summary »

Director: Xiaogang Feng | Stars: Donald Sutherland, Rosamund Kwan, Paul Mazursky, You Ge

Votes: 1,684 | Gross: $0.00M

9. Woven (2016)

96 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.9
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Ethiopian-born Elenie struggles to integrate her mother's traditions with her own American dreams. When a tragic accident thrusts her into the life of American-born Logan, Elenie realizes that one's search for a sense of place is universal.

Directors: Nagwa Ibrahim, Salome Mulugeta | Stars: Salome Mulugeta, Ryan O'Nan, Ryan Spahn, Larisa Polonsky

Votes: 34

10. Atletu (2009)

92 min | Biography, Drama

6.7
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Running the streets of Rome in 1960, an unknown, barefooted Ethiopian man stunned the world by winning Olympic gold in the marathon. Overnight, Abebe Bikila became a sports legend. A hero ... See full summary »

Directors: Davey Frankel, Rasselas Lakew | Stars: Rasselas Lakew, Dag Malmberg, Ruta Gedmintas, Abba Waka Dessalegn

Votes: 201

11. The Loves of Pharaoh (1922)

100 min | Drama, History

6.7
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The Ethiopian King offers his daughter to a powerful Pharaoh to secure peace between the two countries.

Director: Ernst Lubitsch | Stars: Emil Jannings, Harry Liedtke, Paul Biensfeldt, Friedrich Kühne

Votes: 375

12. Harvest: 3,000 Years (1976)

150 min | Drama

7.3
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In Ethiopia; there is a slow boiling of a feud between a wealthy Lord and a protester who feels he is mistreating his laborers. While the viewer gets to closely examine the culture, conversations, and lives of the locals who surround them.

Director: Haile Gerima | Stars: Kasu Asfaw, Gebru Kasa, Worke Kasa, Melaku Makonen

Votes: 98

13. Rabbit Ears: How the Leopard Got His Spots (1989 Video)

30 min | Animation, Short, Family

6.9
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The leopard and his friend the Ethiopian hunt for animals (like the kudu) on the veldt. The animals move to the jungle, into the shade, for safety. The leopard himself visits the jungle, ... See full summary »

Director: Tim Raglin | Star: Danny Glover

Votes: 19

14. Little Brother, Little Sister (1998)

53 min

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Director: Belinda Mason

15. 13 Months of Sunshine (2007)

98 min | Drama, Romance

8.2
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A drama about two Ethiopians who enter a marriage of convenience and struggle to maintain traditional values as they strive toward their dreams.

Director: Yehdego Abeselom | Stars: Sammy Amare, Tsion Fikreselassie, Salem Dawit, Aaron Arefe

Votes: 28

16. Adera (2009)

107 min | Drama

6.8
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The story of an Ethiopian woman's plight in South Africa as she struggles to earn enough money to support and return to her children in Ethiopia.

Director: Nega Tariku | Stars: Mikael Balcha, Tigist Kidane Gebre Hiwo, Alemayo Kefle, Zelalem Mekonnen

Votes: 9

17. Growing Up and Going Home (2007 TV Movie)

52 min | Documentary

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Three teenagers, adopted by an extended Australian family as children, return to Ethiopia to reconnect with the family, friends and culture they left behind.

Director: Belinda Mason

18. World Record (2011)

3 min | Short, Drama

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An Ethiopian athlete is on his way to break the world record in cross-country running. Or is he?

Director: Marie Lora-Mungai | Star: Eyob Tadese

19. Selam Bekele, an Oakland Afrofuturist (2015 Video)

3 min | Documentary, Short

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The night club is in Oakland. The dance floor is packed. Streams of various colored lights illuminate the room. Letters or characters from another language mix with images of a ... See full summary »

Director: Benjamin Michel | Stars: Selam Bekele, Saul Williams

20. The Minnesotan (2009)

8 min | Short, Comedy, Crime

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An informant in the U.S. Federal Witness Protection Program faces the consequences of his choice.

Director: Erick Peterson | Stars: Michael Anthony Bianco, Michael McMonagle, Johnny Pitrelli, Erick Peterson

21. Achat Efes Efes (2011– )
Episode: Episode #2.5 (2014)

Action, Crime

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Director: Amir Mann | Stars: Amos Tamam, Efrat Dor, Moris Cohen, Meirav Shirom

22. Achat Efes Efes (2011– )
Episode: Episode #2.6 (2014)

Action, Crime

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Director: Amir Mann | Stars: Amos Tamam, Efrat Dor, Moris Cohen, Meirav Shirom