Kenya (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)
1. The Good Lie (2014)
PG-13 | 110 min | Biography, Drama
A group of Sudanese refugees, given the chance to resettle in the U.S., arrive in Kansas City, Missouri, where their encounter with an employment agency counselor forever changes all of their lives.
Director: Philippe Falardeau | Stars: Reese Witherspoon, Arnold Oceng, Ger Duany, Emmanuel Jal
Votes: 29,265 | Gross: $2.72M
2. Endangered Species (2021)
R | 101 min | Action, Thriller
Jack Halsey takes his wife, their adult kids, and a friend for a dream vacation in Kenya. But as they venture off alone into a wilderness park, their safari van is flipped over by an angry rhino, leaving them injured and desperate.
Director: M.J. Bassett | Stars: Rebecca Romijn, Philip Winchester, Isabel Bassett, Michael Johnston
3. Married to Work (2023)
76 min | Comedy, Romance
To save their real estate agency, an ambitious businesswoman and her entitled boss must convince an investor that they're married - despite hating each other.
Director: Philippe Bresson | Stars: Idris Sultan, Grace Wacuka, Meg Otanwa, Brian Abajah
4. Disconnect: The Wedding Planner (2022)
106 min | Comedy, Romance
After falling victim to a scam, a desperate man races against the clock as he attempts to plan a luxurious destination wedding for an important investor.
Director: David 'Tosh' Gitonga | Stars: Pascal Tokodi, Catherine Kamau, Tope Tedela, Brenda Wairimu
5. Rafiki (2018)
83 min | Drama, Romance
"Good Kenyan girls become good Kenyan wives," but Kena and Ziki long for something more. When love blossoms between them, the two girls will be forced to choose between happiness and safety.
Director: Wanuri Kahiu | Stars: Samantha Mugatsia, Neville Misati, Nice Githinji, Charlie Karumi
Votes: 3,096 | Gross: $0.14M
6. The Real Housewives of Nairobi (2023– )
Follows five dynamic women as they navigate their lavish lifestyles, relationships and careers in Kenya's capital, Nairobi.
Stars: Minne Kariuki, Sonal Maherali, Susan Kaittany, Vera Sidika
7. Act of Love (2023)
26 min | Short, Drama | Completed
In the search of a livelihood, Juliana, a young mother, holds on to sanity by a thread, as her world is turned upside down.
Director: Eric Mwangi | Stars: Naomi Mburu, Godfrey Ojiambo, Elsaphan Njora, Dennis Musyoka
8. Njoro wa Uba (2019– )
After losing his job in a banking scandal, Njoro takes up a taxi driving business to provide for his daughter and to manage his growing legal fees. Through his journey, he paints a portrait... See full summary »
Star: Joe Kinyua
9. Selina - Telenovela (2018– )
26 min | Drama
Selina, (Ua Kijijini,Mwiba Mjini) is a Kenyan Swahili soap opera and telenovela that airs on Maisha Magic East on Gotv channel 4. It tells the story of Selina (played by Celestine Gachuhi) an intelligent young woman of humble beginnings who has excelled in her fourth form exams and is bound to join university. Her mischievous stepmother, Kristina, crafts a wicked plot to sell her off to work as a... See full summary »
Stars: Celestine Gachuhi, Peter Kamau, Pascal Tokodi, Joyce Maina
10. Ayaanle (2022)
95 min | Drama
AYAANLE is a 21 year old, young man living in Nairobi who aspires to become an actor and reach Hollywood. Despite his conservative upbringing and coming from an impoverished background, he ... See full synopsis »
Director: Ahmed Farah | Stars: Barkhad Abdirahman, Abdirizak Ahmed, Mariam Ali, Ashnaam
11. Single Kiasi (2022– )
Three ladies, besties, navigate love and life in 'Kanairo' (Nairobi, Kenya)
Stars: Grace Wacuka, Brian Abajah, Derek Bbanga, Jacky Kaboi
12. Country Queen (2022– )
TV-MA | 60 min | Drama
When an invasive mining company threatens the existence of her village, a city girl caught between two worlds must return home, overcome her painful past to save the village and find herself in the process.
Stars: Melissa Kiplagat, Melvin Alusa, Nini Wacera, Blessing Lungaho
13. A better life (Showmax) (2023– )
Star: Owen Nyasato
14. Pepeta (2022–2023)
Based on a real-life story, Pepeta tells the story of Junior, a 17-year-old talented footballer torn between the thrills of crime and the promises of soccer.
Stars: Lwanda Jawar, Malik Lemuel Mbelle, George Mo, Eravuna Wycliffe
15. Time Trap (2021)
TV-14 | 11 min | Short, Adventure, Fantasy
A Time Traveller who is Trapped Back in Time and In The Process Comes Across Native Residents Whom She Has To Encounter With So She Can Travel Back To Her Timeline.
Director: Allan Bosire | Stars: James Caesar, Catesharon Gakeni, Clinton Isaac, Rutherford Moenga
16. Click Click Bang (2022)
Directors: Philip Karanja, Michael Munyoki | Stars: Idah Alisha, Amina Hussein, Khaligraph Jones, Basil Mungai
17. Where the River Divides (2023)
33 min | Short, Biography
When the son of a clan leader returns to his village following his baptism, he must choose whether to inherit his father's legacy, or fulfill his newfound purpose and risk his life.
Director: M.D. Neely | Stars: Shandra Apondi, Fred Kasuku, Caroline Midimo, Collins Ochieng
18. Free Money (2022)
78 min | Documentary
When universal basic income (UBI) comes to the Kenyan village of Kogutu, lives are forever changed. GiveDirectly, one of the fastest growing nonprofits of the 21st century, is sending free ... See full summary »
Directors: Lauren DeFilippo, Sam Soko
19. Crime and Justice (2021– )
Detectives Makena and Silas from Kenya's Directorate of Criminal Investigations investigate different crimes, some dealing with social or political impact.
Stars: Sarah Hassan, Alfred Munyua, Maqbul Mohammed, Paul Ogola
20. Nairobi Half Life (2012)
100 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.
Director: David 'Tosh' Gitonga | Stars: Joseph Wairimu, Olwenya Maina, Shix Kapyenga, Mugambi Nthiga
21. Just in Time (2021)
91 min | Comedy, Drama, Family
A meticulous clerk for a bookstore that has just been shuttered suddenly finds herself taking care of her cousin's witty 11-year-old daughter.
Director: Lowladee Omolola Adeleke | Stars: Sarah Hassan, Stycie Waweru, Mawuli Gavor, Pierra Makena
22. Disconnect (II) (2018)
TV-MA | 107 min | Comedy, Romance
A romantic comedy that brings out the intricacies and absurdities of the Nairobi dating scene.
Directors: David 'Tosh' Gitonga, Michael Jones | Stars: Brenda Wairimu, Nick Mutuma, Catherine Kamau, Pascal Tokodi
23. Kati Kati (2016)
75 min | Drama, Fantasy
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 Nzioki
24. Taliya (2021)
118 min | Drama, Fantasy
A poor but ambitious fisherman enslaves a mermaid-like water spirit and exploits her and her abilities for wealth and power.
Director: Arnold Mwanjila | Stars: Olwenya Maina, Mwajuma Belle, Joseph Omari, Brian Ogola
25. Morning After (I) (2020)
13 min | Short, Comedy
A twenty-one-year-old promiscuous boy goes through the longest morning of his life after he discovers that his staunch Christian mother has washed the clothes of a girl, he sneaked home for a one-night stand.
Director: Brian Munene | Stars: Charlie Karumi, Foi Wambui, Millicent Ogutu, Jacob Otieno
26. Kamtupe (2022)
Director: Rabbit King Kaka | Stars: Jimmy Gathu, Brendah Jones, Sialo Louisa, Joyce Maina
27. The Real Househelps of Kawangware (2014)
21 min | Short, Comedy
Director: Philip Karanja | Stars: Douglas Muigai, Ester Chebet, Steven Oduor Dede, Kat Kenzie
28. Super Sema (2021– )
TV-Y | Animation
Super Sema is the first African kid superhero animated series about an ordinary young girl on an extraordinary mission to protect her African village from a heartless villain and his army of pesky robots.
Stars: Stycie Waweru, Lupita Nyong'o, Claudia Lloyd, Elsaphan Njora
29. 40 Sticks (2020)
92 min | Thriller
A group of prisoners trapped in a crashed prison bus strive to stay alive when they realize there is a mysterious killer lurking in the shadows.
Director: Victor Gatonye | Stars: Shiviske Shivisi, Robert Agengo, Mwaura Bilal, Cajetan Boy
30. Shimoni (2022)
97 min | Drama
A teacher newly released from prison renegotiates the confines of the physical world while forced to face his nightmare in the flesh.
Director: Angela Wamai | Stars: Justin Mirichii, Muthoni Gathecha, Sam Psenjen, Vivian Wambui
31. Safari (2022)
90 min | Adventure, Family
Safari is a family adventure movie which follows a timid boy who, captive in his rural home, escapes in an attempt to experience Kenya for the first time.
Director: Bill Jones | Stars: Zeinab Ali, Victor Fadhili, Collins Likavo, Elisphas Malika
32. Uradi (2020)
115 min | Thriller
A university students looks for a way to make quick and easy money and finds out that its not as easy as he imagined.
Director: Kang'ethe Mungai | Stars: Mwaura Bilal, Shix Kapyenga, Peter Kawa, Kokoro Kazungu
33. Supa Modo (2018)
74 min | Drama
Story of a young girl whose dream of becoming a superhero is threatened by terminal illness, inspiring her village to rally together to make her dream come true.
Director: Likarion Wainaina | Stars: Stycie Waweru, Marrianne Nungo, Nyawara Ndambia, Johnson Gitau Chege
34. Igiza (2022– )
Nicole and Linda's confrontation reveals a terrifying betrayal from the past. Reggie betrays Musa to save his family. Reggie and Linda's demons catch up to them when Ian is kidnapped.
Stars: Serah Ndanu, Kevin Samuel, Blessing Lungaho, Ainea Ojiambo
35. The Legend of Lwanda Magere (2020)
10 min | Animation, Short
On the shores of the great lake of Africa, a virtuous young warrior is gifted with superhuman powers, powers that act to test his integrity and mores.
Director: Kwame Nyong'o | Stars: Iddi Achieng, Junior Nyong'o
36. Chaguo (2022)
100 min | Drama
Wendo and Mugeni are members of historically opposing tribes of an African country that divided power among themselves after independence. The couple tries to distance themselves from their... See full summary »
Directors: Ravi Karmalker, Vincent Mbaya | Stars: Tracy Amadi, Abel Amunga, Sybil Collette, Irene Kariuki
37. Subira (2018)
99 min | Drama
A free-spirited young girl, in Lamu struggles to live out her unique dream of swimming in the ocean, against local customs and an arranged upper- class marriage. Does Subira have the courage to take her dream on, against all odds?
Director: Ravneet Sippy Chadha | Stars: Brenda Wairimu, Tirath Padam, Nice Githinji, Ali Mwangola
38. Nafsi (2021)
Approved | 137 min | Drama
A friendship is put in jeopardy when a mutual agreement goes south
Director: Reuben Odanga | Stars: Catherine Kamau, Mumbi Maina, Alfred Munyua, Alex Mwakideu
39. Soul Boy (2010)
61 min | Drama
A Kenyan boy goes on a strange journey to return his father's soul.
Directors: Hawa Essuman, Tom Tykwer | Stars: Samson Odhiambo, Leila Dayan Opou, Krysteen Savane, Frank Kimani
40. Softie (2020)
96 min | Documentary
Political activist Boniface "Softie" Mwangi runs for office in a regional Kenyan election, which puts pressure on his young family and his convictions.
Director: Sam Soko | Stars: Boniface Mwangi, Njeri Mwangi, Khadija Mohamed-Churchill, Charles Njagua Kanyi
41. Machachari (2010– )
Stars: Malik Lemuel Mbelle, Joy Ohon, Martin Githinji, Peterson Gathambo
42. It's Us (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 »
Director: Nick Reding | Stars: Ali Mohammed Mlatso, Triza Musimbi, Doreen Mwajuma, Edna Daisy Nguka
43. Nairobby (2021)
After successfully pulling off a heist, six university students live a life on the run as jealousy and greed put their friendships to the test
Director: Jennifer Gatero | Stars: Jack Chege, Jennifer Gatero, Moses Gathoga, Neville Ignatius
44. TeraStorm (2022)
62 min | Animation, Action, Sci-Fi
A team of superheroes unites in an attempt to vanquish an ancient wizard who threatens to destroy the earth with a powerful mysterious artifact.
Director: Andrew Kaggia | Stars: Melvin Alusa, Mungai Kiroga, Peter Mudamba, Sarah Muhoho
45. Mission to Rescue (2021)
93 min | Action, Thriller
Along the Kenya- Somali border, the Kenya Special Operations Forces who are training for their next mission receive word that the Assistant County Commissioner and two others have been ... See full summary »
Director: Gilbert K. Lukalia | Stars: Melvin Alusa, Warsame Abdi, Abdi Yusuf, Emmanuel Mugo
46. 18 Hours (2017)
Not Rated | 70 min | Drama, Thriller
A rookie paramedic spends 18 hours in an ambulance for the life of a road crash victim who struggles to be admitted to any hospital.
Director: Njue Kevin | Stars: Nick Ndeda, Sue Wanjiru, Brian Ogola, Brian Achar
47. The XYZ Show (2009– )
25 min | Animation, Comedy, News
A Kenyan political satire program featuring latex puppets.
Stars: Martin Githinji, Axon Wafula, Jeff Nyatunga, Edward Khaemba
48. County 49 (2022– )
45 min | Drama, Thriller
County 49 follows Nerimah Mkung, whose role as the new governor of Bwatele County is put to test when she's taken hostage by a mysterious group demanding what's rightfully theirs.
Stars: Nyokabi Macharia, Martin Githinji, James Webbo, Ainea Ojiambo
49. Monica (2018– )
Stars: Brenda Wairimu, Raymond Ofula, Joyce Maina, Melvin Alusa
50. I Am Samuel (2020)
69 min | Documentary
Filmed verite style over five years, I Am Samuel is an intimate portrait of a Kenyan man torn between balancing duty to his family with his dreams for his future.
Director: Peter Murimi