Kenya (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)



1. The Good Lie (2014)

PG-13 | 110 min | Biography, Drama

7.4
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65 Metascore

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: 26,559 | Gross: $2.72M

2. Rafiki (2018)

83 min | Drama, Romance

6.6
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68 Metascore

"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: 1,825 | Gross: $0.14M

3. Disconnect (II) (2018)

107 min | Comedy, Romance

7.8
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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

Votes: 26

4. 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: 831

5. Selina - Telenovela (2018– )

26 min | Drama

9.2
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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: Douglas Muigai, Lenana Kariba, Kevin Mafumbo, Abel Amunga

Votes: 22

6. Njoro wa Uba (2019– )

Drama

8.7
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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

Votes: 7

7. Monica (2018– )

Drama

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Stars: Melvin Alusa, Joyce Maina, Bruce Makau, Raymond Ofula

8. The Real Househelps of Kawangware (2014)

21 min | Comedy

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Director: Philip Karanja | Stars: Douglas Muigai, Ester Chebet, Steven Oduor Dede, Kat Kenzie

9. Subira (2018)

99 min | Drama

4.7
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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, Ahmed, Melvin Alusa, Joan Arigi

Votes: 46

10. Kidnapped (III) (2017)

83 min | Thriller

7.6
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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?

Director: Nick Njache | Stars: Lydia Gitachu, John Kararahe, Daniel Katungi, Gilbert K. Lukalia

Votes: 39

11. Varshita (2017–2019)

Comedy

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This fun romantic comedy stars Eve D'sousa and Maqbul Mohammed as a young couple from completely different backgrounds. Expect laughs and tears as two cultures collide.

Stars: Eve D'Souza, Maqbul Mohammed, Douglas Muigai, Vikash Patni

12. Soul Boy (2010)

61 min | Drama

6.7
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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

Votes: 339

13. Kati Kati (2016)

75 min | Drama

6.9
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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 Nzioki

Votes: 91

14. Plan B (I) (2019)

Comedy, Romance

6.8
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Director: Lowladee Omolola Adeleke | Stars: Sarah Hassan, Catherine Kamau, Daniel Etim Effiong, Lenana Kariba

Votes: 12

15. Machachari (2010– )

Family

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Stars: Malik Lemuel Mbelle, Peterson Gathambo, Martin Githinji, Nungari Kang'ethe

16. Veve (2014)

Not Rated | 95 min | Drama

6.4
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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 their thriving yet unregulated business.

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

Votes: 93

17. I Am Samuel (2020)

69 min | Documentary

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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

18. Softie (2020)

96 min | Documentary, Drama

8.2
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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

Votes: 17

19. Lusala (2019)

65 min | Drama

7.4
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Lusala, adopted by an affluent Nairobi family a decade ago is imposed on to leave home and start on his own. Eager and willing at first, he makes the most of his life, until the demons from his past return, and he faces them on his own.

Director: Mugambi Nthiga | Stars: Brian Ogola, Stycie Waweru, Alan Oyugi, Alyce Wangari

Votes: 28

20. Ruthless NYC (2020)

Crime | Post-production

Ruthless follows Kifuse, a streetwise young African man as he makes his way up the ranks of drug cartel that murdered his mother Jaffar...Kifuse's father.

Directors: Philippe Bresson, Grace Kahaki Munthali, Terry Don Stone Williford | Stars: Christine McCann, Lulu Lopez, Chris Camaj, Patricia Pinto

21. Gardeners of Eden (2014)

72 min | Documentary, Adventure, Drama

8.5
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Africa's elephants are hurtling towards extinction to fuel the worldwide ivory trade. While conservationists howl and corrupt governments fail to address the ongoing slaughter, one brave ... See full summary »

Directors: Austin Peck, Anneliese Vandenberg

Votes: 94

22. 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: Kelly Gichohi, Paul Ogola, Tim Mutungi, Mugambi Nthiga

Votes: 88

23. The Yard (2020– )

22 min | Drama

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Dave AKA Dash, is an aspiring rap artist currently stuck in a dead-end job with his father, TONY. In order to finance his dreams of becoming a top musician, he hustles drugs on the side for... See full summary »

Stars: Stitchy Blaze, Fena Gitu, Barak Jacuzzi, Faisal Khaemba

24. This Is Life (II) (2018– )

Drama

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Stars: Melissa Kiplagat, Muthoni Gathecha, Faith Kibathi, Blessing Lungaho

25. Disappearing Species: The Rhinocaust (2020)

Documentary

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Over the last 20 years the Earth has lost half of its wildlife. The 12 episode 47 mins. series "Disappearing Species" will explore the cause and take a look into what can be done by the human population to reverse this alarming situation.

Director: Noah Berlow | Star: Rachel Reenstra

26. From a Whisper (2009)

79 min | Drama

6.5
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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.

Director: Wanuri Kahiu | Stars: Ken Ambani, Abubakar Mwenda, Godfrey Odhiambo, Corrine Onyango

Votes: 27

27. Auntie Boss (2014– )

Comedy

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Auntie Boss is a Kenyan comedy-drama television series. It delves into the lives of domestic house helps in a fictional Taifa Estate and their everyday drama as it revolves around the ... See full summary »

Stars: Abdul Karim Athman, Eve D'Souza, Sandra Dacha, Maqbul Mohammed

28. The System (2019– )

Drama

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Republic of Katana is a fictional political thriller set in the aforesaid country. Katana is a young democracy and it is plagued by corruption, tribalism, cut-throat politics and poverty. ... See full summary »

Stars: Kenneth Ambani, Eric, Muthoni Gathecha, Micheal Gitonga

29. Foods of Kenya (2019– )

Reality-TV

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Ebullient host, Mwaniki Mageria, visits vast tribes in Kenya, interacting with various types of people, as he divulges diverse ways of life and culture, centering this experience around ... See full summary »

Star: Mwaniki Mageria

30. Sue Na Jonnie (2017– )

Drama

9.1
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Broke Jonnie Juma goes to look for a job at a company, but is confused for another successful CEO with the same name.

Stars: Vera Atsango, Lucy Wache, Robert Agengo, Martin Githinji

Votes: 27

31. 18 Hours (2017)

Not Rated | 70 min | Drama, Thriller

6.9
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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, Brian Ogola, Sue Wanjiru, Brian Achar

Votes: 15

32. Giving Nature a Voice (2017–2019)

25 min | Documentary

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33. Nganya (2018– )

23 min | Crime

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Stars: Mwaura Bilal, Nice Githinji, Isaac Kiarie, Jerry Mokua

34. News Just In (2017– )

Comedy

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Stars: Melissa Kiplagat, Joe Kinyua, Lizz Njagah, Lenana Kariba

35. In My Genes (2009 Video)

77 min | Documentary, Drama

6.5
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What is it like to be 'white' in a 'black' society? How does it feel to be a member of one of the most hyper-visible and yet invisible groups of people?

Director: Lupita Nyong'o | Stars: Fatma Abdallah, Grace Karihe, Delphine Karumba, Benedict Kinyua

Votes: 22

36. House of Lungula (2013)

77 min | Comedy

6.7
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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: 13

37. Country Queen (2019– )

52 min | Drama

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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: Robert Agengo, Melvin Alusa, Vera Atsango, Johnson Gitau Chege

38. Togetherness Supreme (2010)

Unrated | 94 min | Drama

8.0
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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

40. The Captain of Nakara (2012)

87 min | Comedy, Romance

7.6
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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 »

Director: Bob Nyanja | Stars: Bernard Safari, Shirleen Wangari, Charles Kiarie, Charles Bukeko

Votes: 52

41. It's Us (2013)

92 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.7
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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: 26

42. The Sea Turtles of Lamu (2014)

64 min | Documentary, Adventure, Family

9.8
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In 1992, the sea turtles of Lamu we're beyond endangered...they were approaching extinction. Poaching in Africa isn't just elephant tusks and rhino horns, it also includes sea turtles. This... See full summary »

Director: D. David Morin | Star: D. David Morin

Votes: 5

43. Changes III (2011– )

48 min | Drama

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Stars: Sarah Hassan, Gaetano Kagwa, Cleopatra Koheirwe, Jason Corder

44. Tusker Project Fame (2006–2013)

Reality-TV

8.5
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Tusker Project Fame is an East African reality-singing competition show sponsored by Tusker Lager. The winner receives cash and a one year record deal with Universal Music Group South Africa.

Stars: Ian Mbugua, Hermes Bariki, Juliana Kanyomozi, Amos & Josh

Votes: 19

45. Jongo Love: The Movie (2015)

Thriller

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

46. The Time Is... Now (2013)

Not Rated | 86 min | Documentary, Animation, Crime

7.6
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The Makers of this film have spent the past 3 years and traveled to 14 countries interviewing Politicians, Clinical Psychologists from the United Nations, Spiritual Missionaries and have ... See full summary »

Director: Vishal Hiraskar | Stars: Lord Nazir Ahmed, Moses Akaranga, Ashraf Bashabsheh, Aumar Bashabsheh

Votes: 12

47. The XYZ Show (2009– )

25 min | Animation, Comedy, News

7.9
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A Kenyan political satire program featuring latex puppets.

Stars: Martin Githinji, Axon Wafula, Jeff Nyatunga, Edward Khaemba

Votes: 27

48. The Rugged Priest (2011)

Biography

8.1
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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 »

Director: Bob Nyanja | Stars: Jason Corder, Lwanda Jawar, Oliver Litondo, Serah Ndanu

Votes: 9

49. Saints (2011– )

25 min | Drama

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SAINTS is Kenya's first ever medical drama series centered on the intrigues and perils of life as experienced by patients and the medical team at St. Theresa's General Hospital, a fictional Hospital in Nairobi.

Stars: Sarah Hassan, Meghan K. Lees, Grayson Maxwell Gurnsey, Nice Githinji

50. Higher Learning (2010– )

30 min | Drama

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A coming-of-age drama series that follows the lives of 6 university students where the toughest lessons they learn are outside the classroom.

Stars: Melvin Alusa, Lydia Gitachu, Joseph Gitau, Janet Kirina


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