Most Popular "Swahili" Titles
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1. The Lion King (1994)
G | 88 min | Animation, Adventure, Drama
Lion cub and future king Simba searches for his identity. His eagerness to please others and penchant for testing his boundaries sometimes gets him into trouble.
Votes: 726,104 | Gross: $312.90M
3. Hotel Rwanda (2004)
PG-13 | 121 min | Biography, Drama, History
Paul Rusesabagina was a hotel manager who housed over a thousand Tutsi refugees during their struggle against the Hutu militia in Rwanda.
Votes: 287,342 | Gross: $23.47M
4. The Last King of Scotland (2006)
R | 123 min | Biography, Drama, History
Based on the events of the brutal Ugandan dictator Idi Amin's regime as seen by his personal physician during the 1970's.
Votes: 155,320 | Gross: $17.61M
6. Out of Africa (1985)
PG | 161 min | Biography, Drama, Romance
In 20th-century colonial Kenya, a Danish baroness/plantation owner has a passionate love affair with a free-spirited big-game hunter.
Votes: 57,598 | Gross: $87.10M
7. The Constant Gardener (2005)
R | 129 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance
A widower is determined to get to the bottom of a potentially explosive secret involving his wife's murder, big business, and corporate corruption.
Votes: 117,914 | Gross: $33.58M
8. The Ghost and the Darkness (1996)
R | 110 min | Adventure, Drama, Thriller
A bridge engineer and an experienced old hunter begin a hunt for two lions after they start attacking local construction workers.
Votes: 49,156 | Gross: $38.62M
10. Mighty Joe Young (1998)
PG | 114 min | Action, Adventure, Family
A legendary fifteen-foot tall mountain gorilla named Joe is taken to an animal sanctuary in California by a zoologist and a young woman whom he grew up with. A poacher from the past returns to seek vengeance on him.
Votes: 24,408 | Gross: $50.63M
11. Hatari! (1962)
Approved | 157 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
A group of men trap wild animals in Africa and sell them to zoos before the arrival of a female wildlife photographer threatens to change their ways.
Votes: 9,861 | Gross: $14.00M
13. Primeval (2007)
R | 93 min | Action, Adventure, Crime
A news team is sent to Burundi to capture and bring home a legendary 25-foot crocodile. Their difficult task turns potentially deadly when a warlord targets them for death.
Votes: 11,622 | Gross: $10.60M
14. Mogambo (1953)
Approved | 116 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance
On a Kenyan safari, white hunter Victor Marswell has a love triangle with seductive American socialite Eloise Kelly and anthropologist Donald Nordley's cheating wife Linda.
15. Rory O'Shea Was Here (2004)
R | 104 min | Comedy, Drama
When the kinetic Rory moves into his room in the Carrigmore Residential Home for the Disabled, his effect on the home is immediate. Most telling is his friendship with Michael, a young man with cerebral palsy and nearly unintelligible speech. Somehow, Rory understands Michael, and encourages him to experience life outside the confines of home.
Votes: 12,499 | Gross: $0.02M
16. King Solomon's Mines (1950)
Passed | 103 min | Adventure, Romance, Action
Adventurer Allan Quartermain leads an expedition into uncharted African territory in an attempt to locate an explorer who went missing during his search for the fabled diamond mines of King Solomon.
18. Mountains of the Moon (1990)
R | 136 min | Adventure, Drama, History
The story of Captain Richard Francis Burton and Lt. John Hanning Speke's expedition to find the source of the Nile river in the name of Queen Victoria's British Empire. The film tells the ... See full summary »
Votes: 2,940 | Gross: $4.01M
20. I Dreamed of Africa (2000)
PG-13 | 114 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance
Kuki, a divorced Italian socialite, changes her life after a serious car crash. She accepts a marriage proposal from Paolo Gallmann, a man she doesn't know well, and she moves to Kenya with... See full summary »
Votes: 3,933 | Gross: $6.54M
21. The First Grader (2010)
PG-13 | 103 min | Biography, Drama, Romance
The story of an 84 year-old Kenyan villager and ex Mau Mau veteran who fights for his right to go to school for the first time to get the education he could never afford.
Votes: 3,740 | Gross: $0.33M
22. Cotton Comes to Harlem (1970)
R | 97 min | Action, Comedy
Gravedigger Jones and Coffin Ed Johnson are two black cops with a reputation for breaking the odd head. Both are annoyed at the success of the Reverend Deke O'Mailey who is selling trips ... See full summary »
23. Paradies: Liebe (2012)
Unrated | 120 min | Drama
Teresa, a fifty-year-old Austrian mother, travels to the paradise of the beaches of Kenya, seeking out love from African boys. But she must confront the hard truth that on the beaches of Kenya, love is a business.
Votes: 6,745 | Gross: $0.02M
25. Darwin's Nightmare (2004)
107 min | Documentary
A documentary on the effect of fishing the Nile perch in Tanzania's Lake Victoria. The predatory fish, which has wiped out the native species, is sold in European supermarkets, while starving Tanzanian families have to make do with the leftovers.
Votes: 5,010 | Gross: $0.20M
26. Stanley and Livingstone (1939)
Approved | 101 min | Adventure, Drama, History
When American newspaperman and adventurer Henry M. Stanley comes back from the western Indian wars, his editor James Gordon Bennett sends him to Africa to find Dr. David Livingstone, the ... See full summary »
29. Killers of Kilimanjaro (1959)
91 min | Adventure
In the 19th century,during the German colonial rule,railway engineer Robert Adamson arrives in the Kilimanjaro Region to finish building a railroad through hostile territory.
30. An Elephant Called Slowly (1970)
G | 91 min | Comedy, Action, Adventure
Bill and Ginny are invited by a naturalist friend to take care of his home in Africa while he is away, and they find themselves adopted by three orphan elephants.
31. The Hadza: Last of the First (2014)
71 min | Documentary
The film takes a look at human origins in the very place of our origins, Africa's Rift Valley, where one of the world's last remaining hunter-gatherer groups, the Hadza, have lived ... See full summary »
32. Maangamizi: The Ancient One (2001)
110 min | Drama
An American woman doctor comes to Tanzania to work at a hospital for the mentally disturbed, with her Tanzanian lover. There, she meets a sometimes catatonic patient, Samahe, who seems to ... See full summary »
15 min | Documentary, Short
No East African woman can be without a pair. It's the colorful kanga cloths worn by East African women for many occasions. They wear them, for religious ceremonies, social occasions, ... See full summary »
35. Africa Adventure (1954)
Approved | 64 min | Documentary
Newspaper columnist, war correspondent, globetrotter and novelist Robert C. Ruark, adding to his credentials as successor to Lowell Thomas, takes a leave of absence and goes on an African ... See full summary »
37. Bongoland II: There Is No Place Like Home (2008)
109 min | Drama
Juma returns to his homeland, Bongoland, after failing to cope with life in America. He finds that life in Bongoland is not as easy as he thought it would be and discovers his family's dirty secrets.
39. Tusamehe (2005)
108 min | Drama
Tusamehe is a tale of morals and awareness. It's the story of a successful African immigrant in the USA who makes mistakes which lead to dire consequences for his family and friends. As he ... See full summary »
40. Who Killed Me (2012)
15 min | Short, Drama
This short film offers a glimpse into the life of a lower class Congolese immigrant in Toronto before, during and after he is shot and murdered outside his workplace. From his sister, to ... See full summary »
41. Cultural Wars (2014)
Not Rated | 81 min | Romance
As Bob (Khalifa Siwa) tells his family that he is in a relationship with Monica (Raquel Heslop), his father tries to persuade him to leave her. His friends, mother, sister and brothers do ... See full summary »
43. Jenga World Tour (2007 Video Game)
Video game based on the Jenga puzzle game, taken from the Swahili word meaning "to build".
The Agatha Christie Hour (1982– )
The Case of the Discontented Soldier
52 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
With the holy intervention of Mr.Parker Pyne, a retired major finds love and adventure helping a young lady to find a very precious African treasure.
Grey's Anatomy (2005– )
TV-14 | 55 min | Drama, Romance
As Callie and Arizona's wedding approaches, the couple quickly realize that the day they've been looking forward to is not turning out the way they'd envisioned. Meanwhile Alex continues to... See full summary »