Most Popular Feature Films


1. Kati Kati (2016)

75 min | Drama

7.0
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A young woman with no memory of her life or death, is helped with assimilation to the afterlife by a ghost.

Director: Mbithi Masya | Stars: Nyokabi Gethaiga, Elsaphan Njora, Paul Ogola, Peter King Mwania

Votes: 26

2. 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: 285

3. Who Killed Captain Alex? (2010)

64 min | Action

7.0
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The Director's Supa Cut of Who Killed Captain Alex, featuring English subtitles and the world's first English-language Video Joker. Worldwide release date: March, 2015.

Director: Nabwana I.G.G. | Stars: Kakule William, Kakule Wilson, Sserunya Ernest, G. Puffs

Votes: 623

4. Homecoming (I) (2016)

90 min | Comedy, Drama, Mystery

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Abel returns home after graduating and working in the US for 10 years and joins the Tanzanian corporate world where his ethics and morals are tested, and forced to make choices about the person he wants to become.

Director: Seko Shamte | Stars: Doug Bramsen, Godliver Gordian, Hashim Kambi, Daniel Kijo

5. Nairobi Half Life (2012)

96 min | Drama

7.4
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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.

Director: David 'Tosh' Gitonga | Stars: Joseph Wairimu, Olwenya Maina, Nancy Wanjiku Karanja, Mugambi Nthiga

Votes: 719

6. Soul Boy (2010)

61 min | Drama

6.8
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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 »

Directors: Hawa Essuman, Tom Tykwer | Stars: Samson Odhiambo, Leila Dayan Opou, Krysteen Savane, Frank Kimani

Votes: 289

7. Stories of Our Lives (2014)

60 min | Drama

7.4
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A collection of five vignettes about Kenya's LGBT community.

Director: Jim Chuchu | Stars: Louis Brooke, Allan Bryan Weku, Kelly Gichohi, Olwenya Maina

Votes: 74

9. The Return of Uncle Benon (2011)

Action

8.7
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Director: Nabwana I.G.G. | Stars: Bukenya Charles, Lutalo, Sserunya Ernest, Ssejemba Kizza

Votes: 39

10. Veve (2014)

95 min | Drama

6.7
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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 »

Director: Simon Mukali | Stars: Emo Rugene, Lowry Odhiambo, Lizz Njagah, Conrad Makeni

Votes: 37

11. Kiumeni (2017)

Comedy | Post-production

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Stars: Ernest Napoleon, Irene Paul, Idris Sultani, Akbar Thabeet

12. Maangamizi: The Ancient One (2001)

110 min | Drama

7.5
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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: 45

13. Something Necessary (2013)

85 min | Drama

7.0
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SOMETHING NECESSARY is an intimate moment in the lives of Anne and Joseph. A woman struggling to rebuild her life after the civil unrest that swept Kenya after the 2007 elections claiming ... See full summary »

Director: Judy Kibinge | Stars: Kipng'eno Kirui Duncan, Hilda Jepkoech, Carolyne Chebiwott Kibet, Anne Kimani

Votes: 45

14. Asante Sana (2017)

Drama, Horror | Post-production

After completing his education, Ron decides to develop his late father's production company. Unexpectedly, Ron is forced to disclose his father's mysterious.

Director: Timoth Conrad | Stars: Richard Belly, Fred Ntale, Judith Mwamakula, Michael Emanuel

15. Pili (2017)

Drama | Completed

Pili lives in rural Tanzania, working the fields for less than $1 a day to feed her two children and struggling to manage her HIV-positive status in secret. When she is offered the chance ... See full summary »

Director: Leanne Welham | Stars: Bello Rashid, Nkwabi Elias Ng'angasamala, Sesilia Florian Kilimila, Sikijua Rashid

16. House of Lungula (2013)

77 min | Comedy

7.6
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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.

Director: Alexandros Konstantaras | Stars: Lizz Njagah, Gerald Langiri, Ian Mbugua, Lenana Kariba

Votes: 7

17. Dar Noir (2015)

114 min | Drama

7.1
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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: 13

18. Aisha (II) (2015)

112 min | Drama

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A successful married big city pharmacist returns to the village for her sisters wedding only to discover that her first love still pines for her with dire consequences.

Director: Chande Omar | Stars: Godliver Gordian, Juma Madenge, Flora Nicholas, Adarusi Walii

19. Once Upon a Time in the Congo (2017)

157 min | Thriller | Post-production

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20. Togetherness Supreme (2010)

Unrated | 94 min | Drama

8.1
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In the midst of ethnic and political strife, a young artist struggles to use his art for change.

Director: Nathan Collett | Stars: Wilson Maina, Geoffrey Jefferson Ong'ong'o, Martha Kisaka, Chrisphine Onyango

Votes: 34

21. Ni sisi (2013)

92 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.9
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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 »

Director: Nick Reding | Stars: Ednah Daisy, Peter Paul Kades, Peter King, Ali Mohammed Mlatso

Votes: 23

22. Kumbukumbu za mti uunguao (2010)

86 min | Drama

5.8
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Smith arrives in Dar es Salaam to tie up loose ends. He is helped by others on quests of their own.

Director: Sherman Ong | Stars: Raheli Augustino, Khalid Saleh Bilal, Miriam Emanuel, Smith Kimaro

Votes: 15

23. Zamora (2011)

95 min | Mystery

7.6
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Shot on location in Zanzibar, the story revolves around Zamora, a well traveled Zanzibar painter/womanizer on a voyage of self discovery. Filled with romantic connotations about the spice ... See full summary »

Director: Shams Bhanji | Star: Riichard Dyle Bezuidenhout

Votes: 8

24. Wrong Plan (2016)

66 min | Horror, Thriller

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Tico with his friends organize the surprise birthday party for his wife in the forest, but after getting themselves trapped in the forest and find themselves fighting for their Survival, they realize that they have made a very Wrong Plan.

Director: Timoth Conrad | Stars: Salim Ahmed, Esha Buheti, Omary Clayton, Betrice Gudluck

25. Ndoto Za Elibidi (2010)

75 min | Drama

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Directors: Kamau Wa Ndung'u, Nick Reding | Stars: Ednah Daisy, Sharleen Njeri, Godfrey Ojiambo, Krysteen Savane

26. Jongo Love: The Movie (2015)

Thriller

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Director: Emma Bodger | Stars: Stella Situma, Berlin Owino Ajech, Meshack Ambiso, Irene Awora

27. Nyumbani (2017)

Horror, Thriller | Announced

A man fights to protect his unborn baby girl.

Director: Timoth Conrad | Stars: Ramadhani Ndimbo, Hassan Daffur, David Masalu, Dorice Kaizirege

28. Baby Powder (2009)

Drama

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Director: Karabani | Stars: Alphonse A. Lambert Jr., Ladarian Raymond, Edward A. Trader

29. Single Zero (2015)

63 min | Action

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When Samir discovered that his daughter, Sandra 6, is one of the three most wanted extraordinary children to be put to death by creatures from the fourteenth planet who want to destroy the planet earth by the 2015.

Director: Timoth Conrad | Stars: Othilia Joseph, Jackson Kbirigi, Tino Muya, Sandra

30. 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

31. Neema (2001)

Drama

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Director: Geoffrey Mhagama

32. Nipe Jibu (2010)

120 min | Musical

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Nipe Jibu is a Swahili musical which tells the story of a young woman living in a dream world. Ndoto is an orphan facing one of the biggest decisions in her life: whom she should marry. ... See full summary »

Director: Nadine Louise Feser | Stars: Elizabeth Wangai, Anna Kyungai, Ebenezer Kweka, David Mariki

33. Kosa na Kosa (2010)

68 min | Drama

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Two wrongs make a right only when the first wrong isn't a wrong, at least according to you. And when desperate moments catch up with you, employing desperate measures is definitely the only resort.

Director: Clifford Okumu | Stars: Yusuf Ali, Badi Kakwaya, Juma Mganda, Margaret Muthoni

34. Saïkati (1999)

90 min

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Director: Anne Mungai | Star: Esther Muthee

35. Glamour: The Reality Behind the Dreams (2011)

118 min | Drama

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Director: Amitabh Aurora | Stars: Mustafa Hassanali, Eva Issac, Bond Bin Sinnan

36. Ta Kimbia (2009)

81 min | Drama, Sport

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A Kenyan boy dreams of running a marathon. But he must give up his hopes to support his family; when he struggles against poverty, corruption and family pressure he finally achieves his dream, at a heavy price.

Director: Noorjehan Bandali | Star: Daniel Kinyanjui

37. Fundi-Mentals (2015)

87 min | Comedy

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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.

Director: Alexandros Konstantaras | Stars: Charles Karumi, Gerald Langiri, Ruth Maingi, Kalekye Mumo

38. Dogo Masai (2014)

Comedy, Drama

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Tanzanian film about JAMES (Young Masai) who decides to turn himself into the appearance of Maasai culture, after being abuse by his uncle.

Director: Timoth Conrad | Stars: Omary Clayton, Tino Muya, James Samale, Julieth Samson

39. Money and the Cross (2006)

120 min

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Director: Martin N. Munyua | Stars: Eddy Kimani, Chichi Seii

40. Oral History (1982)

56 min | Drama

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Director: Peter Chappell | Stars: Mzee Pembe, Ray Charman, George Hamilton

41. Somhlolo II (1985)

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42. Somhlolo (1985)

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43. Mdundiko (2014)

120 min | Drama

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Mzee Njimba and Mzee Kondo, friends since childhood are also related through the marriage of their children. Unfortunately their children passed away leaving Kondo to look after their ... See full summary »

Director: Jackson Kbirigi | Stars: Lumole Matovolwa, Adam Melele, Tino Muya, Simon Mwapagata