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1. 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: 59,991 | Gross: $87.10M
3. Die weisse Massai (2005)
131 min | Drama, Romance
A girl, Carola, whose vacation in Kenya takes an interesting turn when she becomes infatuated with a Masai. Carola decides to leave her boyfriend to stay with her lover. There, she has to ... See full summary »
5. 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: 158,855 | Gross: $17.61M
6. White Mischief (1987)
R | 107 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
A millionaire past his prime, and his young wife, arrive in Kenya circa 1940 to find that the other affluent British expatriates are living large, as the homefront gears up for war. They ... See full summary »
Votes: 2,227 | Gross: $3.11M
7. The Interpreter (2005)
PG-13 | 128 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Political intrigue and deception unfold inside the United Nations, where a U.S. Secret Service agent is assigned to investigate an interpreter who overhears an assassination plot.
Votes: 90,737 | Gross: $72.71M
8. 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: 120,370 | Gross: $33.58M
9. 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: 298,491 | Gross: $23.53M
10. 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: 3,996 | Gross: $6.54M
11. The Painted Veil (2006)
PG-13 | 125 min | Drama, Romance
A British medical doctor fights a cholera epidemic in a small Chinese village, while being trapped at home in a loveless marriage to an unfaithful wife.
Votes: 83,098 | Gross: $8.06M
12. Babel (I) (2006)
R | 143 min | Drama
Tragedy strikes a married couple on vacation in the Moroccan desert, touching off an interlocking story involving four different families.
Votes: 263,318 | Gross: $34.30M
14. The Flame Trees of Thika (1981– )
Not Rated | 50 min | Biography, Drama
Elspeth and her unconventional parents decide to settle down in Kenya and begin a coffee plantation. This is a time of discovery for Elspeth, as she encounters the incredible beauty and ... See full summary »
17. 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: 7,154 | Gross: $0.02M
19. 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.
20. 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.
21. 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: 50,049 | Gross: $38.62M
23. Living Free (1972)
G | 90 min | Adventure, Drama, Family
When Elsa's three mischievous cubs begin wreaking havoc on the nearby villages, Joy and her husband are forced to move them hundreds of miles to a game preserve.
25. Cheetah (1989)
G | 83 min | Adventure, Family
An American boy and girl, spending six months in Kenya with their scientist parents adopt a cheetah, only to realize that they must set it loose so that it can learn to hunt and be free. ... See full summary »
Votes: 726 | Gross: $8.15M
26. The Wild Thornberrys (1998–2004)
TV-G | 30 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
Eliza Thornberry is not your ordinary kid. It's not just because she travels the world in an RV with her parents Nigel and Marrianne, famous nature show hosts. Eliza is doubly unique ... See full summary »
27. The Loss of Sexual Innocence (1999)
R | 106 min | Drama
Non-linear film tells the sexual story of a film director from his life at age 5, 12 and 16, a man embarking on his first film in 1950s Tunisia, and finally to his current life. Along the ... See full summary »
Votes: 2,969 | Gross: $0.40M
28. Un plan parfait (2012)
104 min | Adventure, Comedy, Romance
A successful woman in love tries to break her family curse of every first marriage ending in divorce, by dashing to the alter with a random stranger before marrying her boyfriend.
32. Wild at Heart (2006– )
47 min | Drama
About a veterinarian and his family who travel to South Africa from England to a game reserve. The trip was to initially release a wild animal back into the wild but then the vet falls in ... See full summary »
33. A Little Princess (1995)
G | 97 min | Drama, Family, Fantasy
A young girl is relegated to servitude at a boarding school when her father goes missing and is presumed dead.
Votes: 27,632 | Gross: $10.02M
34. The Secret Garden (1993)
G | 101 min | Drama, Family, Fantasy
Living in India, Mary Lennox, a young, privileged girl, is left orphaned when her parents are killed in an earthquake. She is sent back to England where she goes to live on her uncle's ... See full summary »
Votes: 31,761 | Gross: $31.18M
36. Shake Hands with the Devil (2007)
R | 112 min | Drama, History, War
The story of General Romeo Dallaire's frustrated efforts to stop the madness of the Rwandan Genocide, despite the complete indifference of his superiors.