Most Popular Feature Films


1. Difret (2014)

Unrated | 99 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

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61 Metascore

A young lawyer travels to an Ethiopian village to represent Hirut, a 14-year-old girl who shot her would-be husband as he and others were practicing one of the nation's oldest traditions: abduction into marriage.

Director: Zeresenay Mehari | Stars: Meron Getnet, Tizita Hagere, Abel Abebe, Shitaye Abraha

Votes: 974 | Gross: $0.04M

2. Crumbs (II) (2015)

Not Rated | 68 min | Adventure, Fantasy, Mystery

6.1
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Our figurine sized supermen hero embarks on an epic surreal journey that will take him across the Ethiopian post apocalyptic landscape in search of a way to get on the hovering spacecraft that for years has become a landmark in the skies.

Director: Miguel Llansó | Stars: Daniel Tadesse, Quino Piñero, Selam Tesfayie, Mengistu Berhanu

Votes: 337

3. Lamb (II) (2015)

94 min | Drama, Family

6.7
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When an Ethiopian boy moves in with distant relatives he takes his pet sheep with him but the upcoming holidays spell danger for his beloved friend.

Director: Yared Zeleke | Stars: Rediat Amare, Kidist Siyum, Welela Assefa, Rahel Teshome

Votes: 397

4. 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: 425

5. Price of Love (2015)

99 min | Drama

6.2
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A young Addis Ababa taxi driver gets caught up in the dark side of love, causing his taxi to be stolen. He finds himself stuck in a relationship with a prostitute, making him confront his past and discover what is the price of love.

Director: Hermon Hailay | Stars: Fereweni Gebregergs, Kassahun Getatchew, Dawit Gulilat, Eskindir Tameru

Votes: 26

6. Alim adumim (2014)

82 min | Drama

6.6
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An Ethiopian immigrant, sets out on a journey through his children's homes after losing his wife. Coming to know some of life's harsh new realities, he tries to survive in his own way.

Director: Bazi Gete | Stars: Ruti Asarsai, Meir Deseh, Debebe Eshetu, David Getahun

Votes: 26

7. 13 Months of Sunshine (2007)

Not Rated | 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: 27

8. Rebuni (2015)

Drama

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A wealthy businessman tries to buy land for a new factory, but develops a complicated relationship with the young woman who owns the land.

Director: Kidist Yilma | Star: Ruta Mengisteab

9. Anbessa

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Director: Mo Scarpelli

10. Dead Weight (2009)

Drama

7.8
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With the death of her beloved mother, Hewan, a poster child for the successful, over-achieving immigrant, thought she was going to be able to finally bury her memories of Ethiopia. But the ... See full summary »

Director: Yemane I. Demissie | Stars: Mary Inku, Tewodros Mamo, Getachew Mekasha, Helah Workneh

Votes: 5

11. Journey to Lasta (2004)

Not Rated | 125 min | Music, Comedy, Drama

7.3
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A hip urban reggae film about music, passion, love and devotion! Tsegaye is a driven mucician who leaves his wife and children in California, to search for a long lost childhood friend, Kirubel.

Director: Wondwossen D. Dikran | Stars: Tsegaye B. Selassie, Jessica Beshir, Scott F. Evans, Ras Michael

Votes: 23

12. Fig Tree

Drama | Post-production

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Director: Alamork Davidian

13. Triangle (I) (2012)

Drama

7.1
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A film that will span three continents and deal with the issue of illegal immigration to America.

Director: Theodros Teshome | Stars: Kristos Andrews, Mahder Assefa, Abebe Balcha, Isabella Rain Barbieri

Votes: 9

14. Adera (2009)

Not Rated | 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

15. Fre (2017)

97 min | Drama

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Director: Kinfe Banbu | Stars: Feleke Abebe, Betlihem Asnake, Ema Bizunhe, Rahel Girma

16. Abay vs. Vegas (2010)

Romance

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Director: Theodros Teshome | Stars: Gabrielle Abitol, Mestawot Aragaw, Wolela Assefa, Tesfu Birhanie

17. The Seed (2010)

101 min | Fantasy

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Fikir, a ten-year-old street urchin, wakes up one morning after dreaming of an angel and finds an orange outside of his makeshift dwelling. After a bully steals his shoeshine rig, he is ... See full summary »

Director: Joshua Bee Alafia | Stars: Melaku Barbisa, Wassyehun Belay, Kistet Bogale, Egla Gebreyesus Damessa

18. Tumult (1996)

117 min | Drama

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Director: Yemane I. Demissie | Stars: Jima Assefa, Seble Tekle, Eskinder Berhane

19. Zion (2015)

Drama

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Zion is a story of a young man (Martin) who has traveled back to Ethiopia looking for his family roots. Filled with historical settings spanning over fifty years, this movie depicts the ... See full summary »

Directors: Dawit Legesse, Benyam Worku | Stars: George Wondossen, Melat Nebiyou

20. The 11th Hour (II) (2007)

PG | 95 min | Drama

7.5
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A family drama set in Addis, revolves around a father struggling to save his only daughter from a heart problem that can not be treated locally

Director: Zelalem Woldemariam | Stars: Solomon Bogale, Bersabeh Melaku

Votes: 16

21. Life in America (2014)

Comedy

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Life in America is an amharic movie based on how Ethiopians live their live and deal with their culture in America.

Director: Zelelame Negede | Stars: Habtamu Abi, Bruk Alkadir, Jossey Gebril, Tigist Negede

22. Mogzitwa (2003)

142 min | Drama

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In Washington, DC, an aging and spiteful housewife takes her frustration out on her just-hired nanny, a newly arrived immigrant from Ethiopia.

Director: Nikodimos Fikru | Stars: Nafkote Fikru, Hamza Abdo, Hiruy Abdu, Meseret Bekele

23. Ye Wonz Maibel (1995)

80 min

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Director: Salem Mekuria

Votes: 6

24. Gouma (1975)

84 min

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Director: Michel Papatakis

25. Bewoket: By the Will of God (2009)

66 min

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The journey of three Ethiopian boys struggling with their health and identity and the quirky but extraordinary American doctor they live with.

Directors: Andrea Mydlarz-Zeller, Sam Shnider, Andrea Mydlarz Zeller | Stars: Rick Hodes, Abraham Mamo, Sherif Muhammed, Bewoket Sintayehu