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1. The Bucket List (2007)

PG-13 | 97 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama

7.4
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42 Metascore

Two terminally ill men escape from a cancer ward and head off on a road trip with a wish list of to-dos before they die.

Director: Rob Reiner | Stars: Jack Nicholson, Morgan Freeman, Sean Hayes, Beverly Todd

Votes: 186,362 | Gross: $93.45M

2. Hotel Rwanda (2004)

PG-13 | 121 min | Drama, History, War

8.1
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79 Metascore

Paul Rusesabagina was a hotel manager who housed over a thousand Tutsi refugees during their struggle against the Hutu militia in Rwanda.

Director: Terry George | Stars: Don Cheadle, Sophie Okonedo, Joaquin Phoenix, Xolani Mali

Votes: 267,244 | Gross: $23.47M

3. Congo (1995)

PG-13 | 109 min | Action, Adventure, Mystery

5.0
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22 Metascore

When an expedition to the African Congo ends in disaster, a new team is assembled to find out what went wrong.

Director: Frank Marshall | Stars: Laura Linney, Tim Curry, Dylan Walsh, Ernie Hudson

Votes: 34,773 | Gross: $81.02M

4. The Last Kiss (2006)

R | 104 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.5
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57 Metascore

Michael and Jenna, having been a couple for three years, want to get married and start a family. These plans seem to be well on their way when Jenna announces that she's pregnant. But ... See full summary »

Director: Tony Goldwyn | Stars: Zach Braff, Jacinda Barrett, Rachel Bilson, Casey Affleck

Votes: 38,235 | Gross: $11.60M

5. The African Queen (1951)

PG | 105 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance

7.9
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In Africa during WWI, a gin-swilling riverboat captain is persuaded by a strait-laced missionary to use his boat to attack an enemy warship.

Director: John Huston | Stars: Humphrey Bogart, Katharine Hepburn, Robert Morley, Peter Bull

Votes: 58,766

6. Arthur Christmas (2011)

PG | 97 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

7.1
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69 Metascore

Santa's clumsy son Arthur gets put on a mission with St. Nick's father to give out a present they misplaced to a young girl in less than 2 hours.

Directors: Sarah Smith, Barry Cook | Stars: James McAvoy, Jim Broadbent, Bill Nighy, Hugh Laurie

Votes: 35,627 | Gross: $46.44M

7. Emanuelle and the Last Cannibals (1977)

85 min | Adventure, Horror

5.3
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A reporter and an anthropologist traverse the amazon jungle to unearth the origins behind a mysterious woman, reputed to have been raised by a cannibal tribe.

Director: Joe D'Amato | Stars: Laura Gemser, Gabriele Tinti, Nieves Navarro, Donald O'Brien

Votes: 1,830

8. Baraka (1992)

Not Rated | 96 min | Documentary

8.6
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A collection of expertly photographed scenes of human life and religion.

Director: Ron Fricke

Votes: 28,195 | Gross: $1.30M

9. The Snows of Kilimanjaro (1952)

Approved | 114 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance

6.3
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Writer Harry Street reflects on his life as he lies dying from an infection while on safari in the shadow of Mount Kilamanjaro.

Directors: Henry King, Roy Ward Baker | Stars: Gregory Peck, Susan Hayward, Ava Gardner, Hildegard Knef

Votes: 3,680

10. Eddie Izzard: Dress to Kill (1999 Video)

115 min | Documentary, Comedy

8.7
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Executive transvestite Eddie Izzard takes his show to San Francisco to give a brief history of pagan and Christian religions, the building of Stonehenge, the birth of the Church of England ... See full summary »

Director: Lawrence Jordan | Star: Eddie Izzard

Votes: 6,444

11. Darwin's Nightmare (2004)

107 min | Documentary

7.6
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84 Metascore

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.

Director: Hubert Sauper | Stars: Elizabeth 'Eliza' Maganga Nsese, Raphael Tukiko Wagara, Dimond Remtulia, Marcus Nyoni

Votes: 4,845 | Gross: $0.20M

12. Africa United (2010)

88 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama

6.5
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The extraordinary story of three Rwandan kids who walk 3000 miles to the Soccer World Cup in South Africa. Using a sack load of ingenuity and sass (and a World Cup wall chart for a map), ... See full summary »

Director: Debs Paterson | Stars: Eriya Ndayambaje, Roger Jean Nsengiyumva, Sanyu Joanita Kintu, Yves Dusenge

Votes: 1,209

13. A Story of Yonosuke (2013)

160 min | Drama

7.7
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Were people's lives changed by having known Yonosuke?

Director: Shûichi Okita | Stars: Jun Kunimura, Sôsuke Ikematsu, Ayumi Itô, Kengo Kôra

Votes: 816

14. Masss (2015)

151 min | Action, Comedy, Horror

6.3
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After a life-threatening accident, a man finds that he can communicate with the dead, and must decide whether to act on their advice.

Director: Venkat Prabhu | Stars: Suriya, Nayanthara, Parthiban, Samuthirakani

Votes: 2,192

15. Throw Down Your Heart (2008)

97 min | Documentary, Family, Music

7.8
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65 Metascore

A film crew follows the well-known banjo player Bela Fleck on his travels to Africa, where he learns about the instrument's origins.

Director: Sascha Paladino | Stars: Bela Fleck, The Jatta Family, Bassékou Kouyaté, Anania Ngoliga

Votes: 164 | Gross: $0.09M

16. White Shadow (2013)

117 min | Drama

6.4
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The story of Alias, a young Albino on the run, hunted by local witch doctors who use Albinos body parts for their potions.

Director: Noaz Deshe | Stars: Hamisi Bazili, Salum Abdallah, Riziki Ally, James Gayo

Votes: 277

17. Sing Your Song (2011)

Not Rated | 103 min | Documentary, Biography, Music

7.5
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73 Metascore

Most people know the lasting legacy of Harry Belafonte, the entertainer. This film unearths his significant contribution to and his leadership in the civil rights movement in America and to social justice globally.

Director: Susanne Rostock | Stars: Harry Belafonte, Sidney Poitier, Marge Champion, Fran Scott Attaway

Votes: 372 | Gross: $0.05M

18. Killers of Kilimanjaro (1959)

91 min | Adventure

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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.

Director: Richard Thorpe | Stars: Robert Taylor, Anthony Newley, Anne Aubrey, Grégoire Aslan

Votes: 222

19. Maangamizi: The Ancient One (2001)

110 min | Drama

7.6
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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 »

Directors: Martin Mhando, Ron Mulvihill | Stars: Barbarao, Amandina Lihamba, Samahani Kejeri, Waigwa Wachira

Votes: 44

20. Notes Towards an African Orestes (1970)

65 min | Documentary

7.1
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The director presents takes and scenes filmed on location in Africa for a film-that-never-was, a black Oresteia.

Director: Pier Paolo Pasolini | Stars: Gato Barbieri, Donald F. Moye, Marcello Melis, Yvonne Murray

Votes: 284

21. The Hadza: Last of the First (2014)

71 min | Documentary

7.4
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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 »

Director: Bill Benenson | Stars: Alyssa Crittenden, Dave Fennoy, Jane Goodall, George N. Mavroudis

Votes: 5

22. Carl Peters (1941)

110 min | Biography, Drama, History

5.9
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Film about the exploits of famed German explorer Dr. Carl Peters.

Director: Herbert Selpin | Stars: Hans Albers, Karl Dannemann, Fritz Odemar, Herbert Hübner

Votes: 30

23. Dar Noir (2015)

114 min | Drama

6.6
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A narcotics cop who moonlights as a heroin addict, finds redemption and a future in a sassy working girl who sees the gentle, loving man within, if only he can escape the darkness that keeps pulling him down.

Director: Hamadi Mwapachu | Stars: Ahmed Mbaka Ahmed, Karen Harris, Hatibu Madudu, Khatibu Musa

Votes: 11

24. A Lot Like You (2012)

80 min | Documentary, Biography, Drama

8.2
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When Eliaichi's retired father moves back to Tanzania, she begins a film project that examines the intricate fabric of multiracial identity, and grapples with the complex ties that children have to the cultures of their parents.

Director: Eliaichi Kimaro

Votes: 36

25. Living Earth (2013)

45 min | Documentary

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Africa - a sparkling jewel, a continent full of life between the Indian and Atlantic Ocean. Over a length of more than 3,500 kilometers stretches one of the most fascinating geological ... See full summary »

Director: Elias Danner | Stars: Ashley Adler, Obadia Jackson, Gudluk Mariki Juma, Sadiki Kombe

Votes: 8

26. Chumo (2011)

44 min | Short, Drama

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Juma is a poor fisherman who loves telling tales. Amina is the girl who loves to hear his stories. They long to be together, but Amina's father, Ali, wants a better life for her. Ali thinks... See full summary »

Director: Jordan Riber | Stars: Jaffari Makatu, Yusuph Milela, Hussein Mkiety, Jokate Mwegelo

27. These Hands (1993)

45 min | Documentary

7.5
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A day in the life of Mozambican women refugees working in a quarry outside Dar es Salaam.

Director: Flora M'mbugu-Schelling

Votes: 10

28. Tusamehe (2005)

108 min | Drama

7.6
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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 »

Director: Josiah Kibira | Stars: Fundi Kibwana, Blandina Donald, Emma Kasiga, Robert Kataraia

Votes: 14

29. The Mountain Within (2009)

87 min | Documentary

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Provides a powerful insight into the emotional and physical journeys of a group of seven adults with disabilities as they take on one of the most feared and revered mountains - Mount Kilimanjaro.

Director: Kyle Portbury | Stars: Alexander Adams, Ahmed Afranji, David Angus, Steven Ballantyne

30. Jane Goodall: Beauty and the Beasts (2010 TV Movie)

59 min | Documentary

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Director: Jeremy Bristow | Stars: Jane Goodall, Neil Stuke

31. Missionens människor (2007 Video)

51 min | Documentary

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Stars: Ulf Ekängen, Anneth Munga, Göran Skytte, Ulla Svensson

32. Catwalk to Kilimanjaro (2011 TV Movie)

45 min | Documentary

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4 of Ireland's top models will swap their high heels for hiking boots as they train and fund raise to climb Mt Kilimanjaro for the Make a Wish Foundation.

Directors: Kate McCarroll, John Norton | Stars: Louise Johnson, Daniella Moyles, Roz Purcell, Georgia Salpa

33. As Old as My Tongue: The Myth and Life of Bi Kidude (2006)

66 min | Documentary, Music

9.2
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A portrait of Bi Kidude, a living legend on her home island of Zanzibar. She has beguiled audiences around the world on her wide and varied travels.

Director: Andy Jones | Stars: Iddi Farhan, Maryam Hamdani, Nasra Hilal, Bi Kidude

Votes: 6

34. Africa (2001– )

480 min | Documentary

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An eight-part exploration of the diverse peoples that make up the African continent.

Stars: Joe Morton, Annan Cedi, Abba Defar, Adam Ilius

Votes: 19

35. Bongoland II: There Is No Place Like Home (2008)

109 min | Drama

9.1
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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.

Director: Josiah Kibira | Stars: Peter Omari, Thecla Mjatta, Ahmed Olotu, Shafii Abdul

Votes: 7

36. Bongoland (2003)

105 min

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An illegal Tanzanian immigrant in Minnesota confronts the realities of life in America.

Director: Josiah Kibira | Stars: Erick Baruti, Christina Breidenbach, Carolyn Deters, Steve Gorsky

Votes: 10

37. Cowboy Capitalists (2013)

38 min | Documentary, Short

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Director: Tim Freccia | Stars: Jared Busl, Ian Cox, Tim Freccia, Raymond Allen Sines

38. The Swahili Beat (2008)

28 min | Documentary, Short, History

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An introduction to the history of East Africa's Swahili Coast, including live music and dance of the indigenous coastal peoples of Kenya and Tanzania.

Director: Kenny Mann

39. One Day I Too Go Fly (2016)

Documentary | Post-production

A coming of age documentary about 5 African youths on a quest for knowledge at an elite American university, MIT. Shooting over 4 years as their lives meander between North America and ... See full summary »

Director: Arthur Musah

40. Addo, koning der dieren (2002)

77 min | Documentary

7.6
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Addo, a young lion, is living a peaceful life. When the drought arrives, he finds out life is tougher than he thought.

Director: Hugo Van Lawick | Stars: Arnold Gelderman, Morgan Meitamei

Votes: 12

41. Cultural Wars (2014)

81 min | Romance

9.6
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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 »

Director: Deogratius Joseph Mhella | Stars: Raquel Heslop, Khalifa Siwa, Thedra Porter, Chemi Che-Mponda

Votes: 5

42. Memoirs of a Plague (2011)

85 min | Documentary, War

7.0
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The war against locusts is as old as human civilization. Its one of the universal stories we tell of our creation, laying deep within us. But where does the individual fit into this drama? ... See full summary »

Director: Robert Nugent

Votes: 5

43. American Exile (2001)

26 min | Documentary, Short

5.8
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Directors: Cassandra Herrman, Katy Shrout | Star: Alfre Woodard

Votes: 13

44. The Marriage of Mariamu (1985)

36 min | Short

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Suffering from a serious illness, Mariamu and those around her find themselves in conflict with their traditional values.

Directors: Ron Mulvihill, Nangayoma Ng'oge | Stars: Godwin Kaduma, Julieth Kibwana, Amandina Lihamba, Healer Simba Mbili

45. Tanzania: Forår i luften (1998 TV Special)

20 min | Documentary, Short

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Documentary about the Danish aid to Tanzania.

Directors: Helle Maj, Jørn Stjerneklar

46. My Pen Pal: An African Adventure (2009)

37 min | Documentary, Short

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'My Pen Pal: An African Adventure" is a children's documentary about an 10 year-old California girl who travels to Tanzania to meet her pen pal. Along the way she gets up close to African ... See full summary »

Director: Shaun Donahue | Star: Megan Donahue

47. Once There Was a Forest (1989)

50 min | Documentary

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Director: Lars Brydesen

48. The Teacher's Country (2013)

70 min | Documentary, Adventure, Biography

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A personal, honest and empathetic film about feeling home in Tanzania on its 50th birthday.

Director: Benjamin Leers | Star: Madaraka Nyerere

49. Bridge the Gap: Tanzania (2009 TV Movie)

18 min | Documentary

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Would it surprise you that "One in three people live on less then one dollar a day." or that "26 million children died today due to poverty."? Maybe... But what is surprising is that we ... See full summary »

Director: Chris Bashinelli | Stars: Chris Bashinelli, Pete O'Neal, Augustine Mahiga, Theresa Wolters

50. Tumaini (2005)

100 min | Drama

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A once happy family in Tanzania is devastated by AIDS. The parents die leaving three young children to raise themselves. One child, Tumaini, becomes a child/woman as she is forced to grow up early and raise her siblings.

Director: Beatrix Mugishagwe | Stars: Avodia Bahati, Msamiru Kaabuka, Godwin Kaduma, Faraja Kiwango