Most Popular Feature Films With Country of Origin Kenya
1. The Pirates of Somalia (2017)
R | 116 min | Biography, Drama
In 2008, rookie journalist Jay Bahadur forms a half-baked plan to embed himself among the pirates of Somalia. He ultimately succeeds in providing the first close-up look into who these men ... See full summary »
2. The Good Lie (2014)
PG-13 | 110 min | Drama
A group of Sudanese refugees given the chance to resettle in America arrive in Kansas City, Missouri, where their encounter with an employment agency counselor forever changes all of their lives.
Votes: 23,058 | Gross: $2.72M
3. Train Station (I) (2015)
97 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
When a mysterious train accident forces a man to change his plans, he is confronted with a series of choices. Each decision he makes leads to a different scenario, each one filmed by a different director with a different cast.
Directors: Xavier Agudo, Ryan Bajornas, Surya Balakrishnan, Nicola Barnaba, Petras Baronas, Juliane Block, Ian Bonner, Julia Caiuby, Gregory Cattell, Diane Cheklich, Vicky Choromidou, Hesam Dehghani, Todd Felderstein, Ingrid Franchi, Yango Gonzalez, Vania Ivanova, Yosef Khouwes, George Korgianitis, Joycelyn Lee, Craig Lines, Athanasia Michopoulou, Isazaly Mohd Isa, Daniel Montoya, Omer Moutasim, Marc Oberdorfer, Tiago P. de Carvalho, Aditya Pawar, Tony Pietra, Kevin Rumley, Andrés Sandoval, Guillem Serrano, Marty Shea, Nitye Sood, Amirah M. Tajdin, Dzenan Tarakcija, Adrian Tudor, John Versical, Kresna D. Wicaksana, Rafael Yoshida | Stars: Patrick Gorman, Judith Hoersch, Yoann Sover, Daymon Britton
4. 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: 3,766 | Gross: $0.33M
5. Khel (1992)
152 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Widowed and elderly industrialist Sulakshana Devi allows her business and estate to be taken care of by her nephew, Balwant. Shortly after her return from the overseas her only son, Ravi ... See full summary »
8. In the Shadow of Kilimanjaro (1986)
R | 97 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
Based on actual events, this film tells the story of an incident in Kenya in 1984, when, because of a severe drought, ninety thousand starving baboons went on a murderous rampage, killing humans and animals alike.
Votes: 313 | Gross: $0.18M
9. Nairobi Half Life (2012)
96 min | Drama
A young, aspiring actor from upcountry Kenya dreams of becoming a success in the big city. In pursuit of this and to the chagrin of his brother and parents, he makes his way to Nairobi:the city of opportunity.
11. To Walk with Lions (1999)
PG-13 | 108 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama
George Adamson fights to save Kenya's wildlife. Together with his young assistant Tony Fitzjohn, he battles to keep the animals on his game reserve, and "Kora", from dangerous poachers.
14. Veve (2014)
95 min | Drama
VEVE follows the lives of multiple characters trying to find themselves in a world of political intrigue, revenge, love and longings for success complemented by the background of the ... See full summary »
15. Soul Boy (2010)
61 min | Drama
Abila (14) lives in one of the most miserable slums in Africa. His girlfriend Shiku belongs to a different tribe, as the result of which he is not really allowed to fraternize with her. And... See full summary »
16. Inside Story (2011)
Not Rated | 98 min | Action, Drama, Sport
Meet Kalu, a gifted football star whose journey to soccer stardom is complicated when he learns that he is HIV-positive. What follows is an entertaining and educational ride that follows Kalu and the virus within his young body.
17. Kidnapped (III) (2017)
83 min | Thriller
What happens when a successful businessman is confronted by the toughest battle of his life in the form of his disgruntled long term ex - girlfriend, when she finds out that he has a pregnant fiance?
19. Pearls of Africa (I)
94 min | Drama | Announced
Set in Kenya, during the late 1980s. A powerful tale of two people brought together by their love for each other but separated by the hate and prejudice of others.
20. Masai: The Rain Warriors (2004)
94 min | Drama
After a lion kills the village leader, the expected rains fail to arrive, so a group of warriors are sent to hunt the lion down and kill it in hopes that the rains will come at last.
22. Something Necessary (2013)
85 min | Drama
SOMETHING NECESSARY is a film about a pivotal period in the life of Anne, a woman struggling to rebuild her life after the civil unrest that swept Kenya following the 2007 elections, ... See full summary »
24. Nightrunners (2015)
88 min | Drama, Thriller
Nightrunners is a thriller set on a remote Kenyan island and based on the true legend of the area. Isobel travels with her best friend, Jessica, to the malaria plagued island to help out at... See full summary »
26. The Captain of Nakara (2012)
87 min | Comedy, Romance
Afraid of losing the woman of his dreams, Muntu, a small fry criminal, pretends to own a profitable market stall. His honest attempts to turn his lies into reality fail, due to the ... See full summary »
27. Hemingway, the Hunter of Death (2001)
During the Kenyan struggle for independence from the British in the late 1950's, a scientific safari led by Ernest Hemingway undertakes the ascent of Mount Kenya. Hemingway has been warned ... See full summary »
28. From a Whisper (2009)
79 min | Drama
When an intelligence officer and a young, rebellious artist discover that they both lost somebody in the US Embassy bombing 10 years ago, they learn how to confront their fears and forgive.
31. Abaabi ba boda boda (2015)
85 min | Crime, Drama
Even though he is only 15 years old, when his father is injured in a road accident Abel takes up the responsibility of manning the family 'boda boda' to provide for the family. Abel however... See full summary »
32. Get Some Money (2017)
113 min | Comedy
Get Some Money is a representation of the biblical story of the betrayal of Jesus Christ. It seeks to put to light the plight of suicidal beings in an effort to advocate for world bodies, to increase awareness and #speakagainstsuicide.
33. The Distant Boat (2013)
121 min | Action, Drama, Family
A young man's life changes forever after a life-threatening encounter on the Kenyan coast. Now he must risk his job, his love, and his future for something even more important.
35. Men Against the Sun (1953)
65 min | Adventure, Drama
An adventure story dealing with the building of a railway in Africa at the turn of the century. It tells of a group of white people and the many difficulties that beset them, including that... See full summary »
37. Ni sisi (2013)
92 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Ni Sisi tells the story of a typical Kenyan village, a harmonious muddle of tribes, intermarriages and extended families, in the context of post-election violence. The characters explore ... See full summary »
38. African Metropolis (2013)
92 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
The African Metropolis project includes six short films set in six major African metropolitan centers. The African Metropolis Short Film Project is an initiative of the Goethe-Institut ... See full summary »
40. House of Lungula (2013)
77 min | Comedy
Harrison, overworked and underpaid is looking for money for bride price. A 'business' opportunity presents itself when he gets the keys to the Company house. With the CEO away on holiday, he has access to a vacant fully furnished house.
41. The Rugged Priest (2011)
When violence breaks out in the heart of the Rift Valley, Kenya, an American Catholic priest goes out of his way to shelter and cater for the displaced knowing very well that the clashes ... See full summary »
42. Fundi-Mentals (2015)
87 min | Comedy
Joseph and his assistant Moses like to think of themselves as the Best handy men in Kinoo. The entry of a Multinational Company throws all this in jeopardy. They introduce to their customers a new express service.
47. The College Murders (2004)
119 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
A rejected film student, who knows only the movie world, is propelled full force into reality by an unexpected tragedy. Along the way he seeks to find love, understanding and revenge, while trying to keep one step ahead of the law.
49. Malooned (2007)
100 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Di is 28, beautiful, intelligent, confident, and just the tiniest bit spoiled. From their first meeting, Luther can see that nothing can ever make this woman happy- especially the thought ... See full summary »