Feature Film, Swahili (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)



1. Black Panther (2018)

PG-13 | 134 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

7.3
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88 Metascore

T'Challa, heir to the hidden but advanced kingdom of Wakanda, must step forward to lead his people into a new future and must confront a challenger from his country's past.

Director: Ryan Coogler | Stars: Chadwick Boseman, Michael B. Jordan, Lupita Nyong'o, Danai Gurira

Votes: 629,582 | Gross: $700.06M

2. Mean Girls (2004)

PG-13 | 97 min | Comedy

7.0
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66 Metascore

Cady Heron is a hit with The Plastics, the A-list girl clique at her new school, until she makes the mistake of falling for Aaron Samuels, the ex-boyfriend of alpha Plastic Regina George.

Director: Mark Waters | Stars: Lindsay Lohan, Jonathan Bennett, Rachel McAdams, Tina Fey

Votes: 336,771 | Gross: $86.06M

3. The Lion King (1994)

G | 88 min | Animation, Adventure, Drama

8.5
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88 Metascore

Lion prince Simba and his father are targeted by his bitter uncle, who wants to ascend the throne himself.

Directors: Roger Allers, Rob Minkoff | Stars: Matthew Broderick, Jeremy Irons, James Earl Jones, Whoopi Goldberg

Votes: 946,837 | Gross: $422.78M

4. The Constant Gardener (2005)

R | 129 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance

7.4
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82 Metascore

A widower is determined to get to the bottom of a potentially explosive secret involving his wife's murder, big business, and corporate corruption.

Director: Fernando Meirelles | Stars: Ralph Fiennes, Rachel Weisz, Danny Huston, Hubert Koundé

Votes: 132,910 | Gross: $33.58M

5. The A-Team (2010)

PG-13 | 117 min | Action, Adventure, Thriller

6.7
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47 Metascore

A group of Iraq War veterans look to clear their name with the U.S. Military, who suspect the four men of committing a crime for which they were framed.

Director: Joe Carnahan | Stars: Liam Neeson, Bradley Cooper, Sharlto Copley, Jessica Biel

Votes: 246,202 | Gross: $77.22M

6. Out of Africa (1985)

PG | 161 min | Biography, Drama, Romance

7.2
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69 Metascore

In 20th-century colonial Kenya, a Danish baroness/plantation owner has a passionate love affair with a free-spirited big-game hunter.

Director: Sydney Pollack | Stars: Meryl Streep, Robert Redford, Klaus Maria Brandauer, Michael Kitchen

Votes: 73,174 | Gross: $87.10M

7. The Last King of Scotland (2006)

R | 123 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.7
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74 Metascore

Based on the events of the brutal Ugandan dictator Idi Amin's regime as seen by his personal physician during the 1970s.

Director: Kevin Macdonald | Stars: James McAvoy, Forest Whitaker, Gillian Anderson, Kerry Washington

Votes: 175,881 | Gross: $17.61M

8. Phone Booth (2002)

R | 81 min | Crime, Thriller

7.0
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56 Metascore

Publicist Stuart Shepard finds himself trapped in a phone booth, pinned down by an extortionist's sniper rifle. Unable to leave or receive outside help, Stuart's negotiation with the caller leads to a jaw-dropping climax.

Director: Joel Schumacher | Stars: Colin Farrell, Kiefer Sutherland, Forest Whitaker, Radha Mitchell

Votes: 251,335 | Gross: $46.57M

9. The African Queen (1951)

PG | 105 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance

7.7
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91 Metascore

In WWI Africa, a gin-swilling riverboat captain is persuaded by a strait-laced missionary to use his boat to attack an enemy warship.

Director: John Huston | Stars: Humphrey Bogart, Katharine Hepburn, Robert Morley, Peter Bull

Votes: 71,737 | Gross: $0.54M

10. Ali (2001)

R | 157 min | Biography, Drama, Sport

6.8
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65 Metascore

A biography of sports legend Muhammad Ali, focusing on his triumphs and controversies between 1964 and 1974.

Director: Michael Mann | Stars: Will Smith, Jamie Foxx, Jon Voight, Mario Van Peebles

Votes: 93,944 | Gross: $58.20M

11. Mighty Joe Young (1998)

PG | 114 min | Action, Adventure, Family

5.6
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51 Metascore

A legendary fifteen-foot tall mountain gorilla named Joe is taken to an animal sanctuary in California by zoologist Gregg O'Hara (Bill Paxton) and Jill Young (Charlize Theron), with whom he grew up. Poacher Strasser (Rade Serbedzija) returns from the past to seek vengeance on Joe.

Director: Ron Underwood | Stars: Bill Paxton, Charlize Theron, Rade Serbedzija, Peter Firth

Votes: 27,735 | Gross: $50.63M

12. Who Killed Captain Alex? (2010)

Not Rated | 64 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

8.2
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Uganda's president gives Captain Alex the mission to defeat the Tiger Maffia, but Alex gets killed in the process. Upon hearing the tragic news, his brother investigates to avenge Alex.

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

Votes: 7,404

13. The Fifth Estate (2013)

R | 128 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

6.2
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49 Metascore

A dramatic thriller based on real events that reveals the quest to expose the deceptions and corruptions of power that turned an Internet upstart into the 21st century's most fiercely debated organization.

Director: Bill Condon | Stars: Benedict Cumberbatch, Daniel Brühl, Carice van Houten, Alicia Vikander

Votes: 38,975 | Gross: $3.25M

14. Barry (II) (2016)

104 min | Biography, Drama

5.8
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72 Metascore

A look into the early life of U.S. President Barack Obama.

Director: Vikram Gandhi | Stars: Devon Terrell, Anya Taylor-Joy, Jason Mitchell, Ellar Coltrane

Votes: 6,555

15. Miracle on 34th Street (1994)

PG | 114 min | Family, Fantasy

6.6
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A lawyer and a little girl must prove that a man claiming to be Santa Claus is the real thing.

Director: Les Mayfield | Stars: Richard Attenborough, Elizabeth Perkins, Dylan McDermott, J.T. Walsh

Votes: 32,909 | Gross: $17.19M

16. Hatari! (1962)

Approved | 157 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

7.2
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A group of men trap wild animals in Africa and sell them to zoos before the arrival of a female wildlife photographer threatens to change their ways.

Director: Howard Hawks | Stars: John Wayne, Elsa Martinelli, Hardy Krüger, Red Buttons

Votes: 11,782 | Gross: $14.00M

17. The Wrong Box (1966)

Approved | 105 min | Comedy, Crime

6.8
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In Victorian England, a fortune now depends on which of two brothers outlives the other, or can be made to have seemed to do so.

Director: Bryan Forbes | Stars: John Mills, Michael Caine, Ralph Richardson, Peter Cook

Votes: 3,274

18. Paradise: Love (2012)

Unrated | 120 min | Drama

7.1
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65 Metascore

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.

Director: Ulrich Seidl | Stars: Margarete Tiesel, Peter Kazungu, Inge Maux, Dunja Sowinetz

Votes: 8,533 | Gross: $0.02M

19. Primeval (2007)

R | 93 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

4.8
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35 Metascore

A news team is sent to Burundi to capture and bring home a legendary 25-foot crocodile. Their difficult task turns potentially deadly when a warlord targets them for death.

Director: Michael Katleman | Stars: Dominic Purcell, Orlando Jones, Brooke Langton, Jürgen Prochnow

Votes: 12,920 | Gross: $10.60M

20. A Perfect Plan (2012)

104 min | Adventure, Comedy, Romance

6.3
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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.

Director: Pascal Chaumeil | Stars: Diane Kruger, Dany Boon, Alice Pol, Robert Plagnol

Votes: 8,505

21. East of Sudan (1964)

Approved | 85 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance

5.0
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During the Mahdist insurrection in the Anglo-Egyptian Sudan, veteran colonial Private Baker teams up with freshly arrived gentleman Murchison, trying to evacuate from southern Barash the ... See full summary »

Director: Nathan Juran | Stars: Anthony Quayle, Sylvia Syms, Derek Fowlds, Jenny Agutter

Votes: 187

22. Mighty Joe Young (1949)

Approved | 94 min | Adventure, Drama, Fantasy

7.0
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61 Metascore

A young woman who has raised a giant gorilla from an infant brings him to Hollywood years later seeking her fortune.

Director: Ernest B. Schoedsack | Stars: Terry Moore, Ben Johnson, Robert Armstrong, Mr. Joseph Young

Votes: 4,739

23. Nowhere in Africa (2001)

R | 141 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.5
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72 Metascore

A German Jewish refugee family moves to and adjusts to a farm life in 1930s Kenya.

Director: Caroline Link | Stars: Juliane Köhler, Merab Ninidze, Matthias Habich, Sidede Onyulo

Votes: 12,547 | Gross: $6.17M

24. Rafiki (2018)

83 min | Drama, Romance

6.7
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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: 2,237 | Gross: $0.14M

25. The Snows of Kilimanjaro (1952)

Approved | 114 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance

6.2
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Writer Harry Street reflects on his life as he lies dying from an infection while on safari in the shadow of Mount Kilamanjaro.

Directors: Henry King, Roy Ward Baker | Stars: Gregory Peck, Susan Hayward, Ava Gardner, Hildegard Knef

Votes: 4,707 | Gross: $18.05M

26. Besieged (1998)

R | 93 min | Drama, Romance

6.9
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While in exile in Italy, an African woman finds herself trying to get back home and free her imprisoned husband. But the only man that can help her do so is in love with her.

Director: Bernardo Bertolucci | Stars: Thandie Newton, David Thewlis, Claudio Santamaria, John C. Ojwang

Votes: 4,658 | Gross: $2.03M

27. Triage (2009)

R | 99 min | Drama, Mystery, War

6.5
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The wife of a photojournalist sets out to discover why he came home from a recent assignment without his colleague.

Director: Danis Tanovic | Stars: Colin Farrell, Jamie Sives, Paz Vega, Kelly Reilly

Votes: 9,978

28. Sara's Notebook (2018)

TV-MA | 115 min | Adventure, Drama, Mystery

5.9
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A Spanish woman travels to darkest heart of Africa looking for her long-time missed younger sister.

Director: Norberto López Amado | Stars: Belén Rueda, Marian Álvarez, Iván Mendes, Manolo Cardona

Votes: 2,450

29. A World Apart (1988)

PG | 113 min | Drama

6.9
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1963. Thirteen year old Molly Roth, the eldest of three offspring of Gus and Diana Roth, lives a carefree life as part of the affluent white minority in South Africa. Race is a non-issue ... See full summary »

Director: Chris Menges | Stars: Barbara Hershey, David Suchet, Jodhi May, Jeroen Krabbé

Votes: 1,455 | Gross: $2.33M

30. Small Country: An African Childhood (2020)

111 min | Drama

6.7
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A touching childhood set during the conflict in Rwanda between ethnicities Hutu and Tutsi - adapted from the book of Gaël Faye.

Director: Eric Barbier | Stars: Jean-Paul Rouve, Isabelle Kabano, Djibril Vancoppenolle, Dayla De Medina

Votes: 315

31. The First Grader (2010)

PG-13 | 103 min | Biography, Drama, Romance

7.4
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56 Metascore

The story of an 84 year-old Kenyan villager and ex Mau Mau veteran who fights for his right to go to school for the first time to get the education he could never afford.

Director: Justin Chadwick | Stars: Naomie Harris, Oliver Litondo, Tony Kgoroge, Alfred Munyua

Votes: 4,387 | Gross: $0.33M

32. Gabriel and the Mountain (2017)

Not Rated | 131 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama

7.1
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69 Metascore

Before entering a prestigious American university, Gabriel Buchmann decided to travel the world for one year, his backpack full of dreams. After ten months on the road, he arrived in Kenya ... See full summary »

Director: Fellipe Barbosa | Stars: João Pedro Zappa, Caroline Abras, Alex Alembe, Rashidi Athuman

Votes: 1,108 | Gross: $0.02M

33. Disconnect (II) (2018)

TV-MA | 107 min | Comedy, Romance

6.9
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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: 96

34. Kamchatka (2002)

106 min | Drama

7.1
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The film is seen through the eyes of a ten-year-old boy, Harry (Matías del Pozo), who does not know that Argentina's 1976 coup d'état is impacting his life. After witnessing the "... See full summary »

Director: Marcelo Piñeyro | Stars: Ricardo Darín, Cecilia Roth, Héctor Alterio, Fernanda Mistral

Votes: 3,386

35. 40 Sticks (2020)

92 min | Thriller

6.8
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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: Robert Agengo, Mwaura Bilal, Cajetan Boy, Andreo Kamau

Votes: 76

36. The Mercy of the Jungle (2018)

91 min | Drama, War

6.2
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The Mercy of the jungle is a road movie that deals with wars in Congo through the eyes of two lost soldiers in the jungle by showcasing their struggle, weakness and hope.

Director: Joël Karekezi | Stars: Marc Zinga, Stéphane Bak, Ibrahim Ahmed, Abby Mukiibi Nkaaga

Votes: 208

37. The White Massai (2005)

131 min | Drama, Romance

6.5
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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 »

Director: Hermine Huntgeburth | Stars: Nina Hoss, Jacky Ido, Katja Flint, Antonio Prester

Votes: 3,621

38. Trader Horn (1931)

Passed | 122 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

6.2
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Two white traders in the darkest Africa of the 1870s find a missionary's daughter, who was captured as a child by a savage tribe and now worshiped as a goddess.

Director: W.S. Van Dyke | Stars: Harry Carey, Edwina Booth, Duncan Renaldo, Mutia Omoolu

Votes: 882

39. Welcome To Norway (2016)

90 min | Comedy, Drama

6.0
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A couple decide to open a home for refugees in the remote cold mountains of Norway, and gets a lot to deal with.

Director: Rune Denstad Langlo | Stars: Anders Baasmo Christiansen, Olivier Mukuta, Slimane Dazi, Henriette Steenstrup

Votes: 1,182

40. Supa Modo (2018)

74 min | Drama

7.3
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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

Votes: 311

41. Pili (I) (2017)

85 min | Drama

6.6
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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

Votes: 153

42. 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: 860

43. 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: 345

44. Lusala (2019)

65 min | Drama

7.3
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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: 34

45. White Shadow (2013)

PG-13 | 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: 359

46. Crazy World (2014)

82 min | Action

7.7
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After a commando's daughter is kidnapped by the Tiger Mafia, he goes insane and starts a quest to stop the kidnappings with the father of another kidnapped child.

Director: Nabwana I.G.G. | Stars: Isaac Newton Kizito, Kirabo Beatrice, Nattembo Racheal Monica, Kayibaare Fausitah

Votes: 388

47. Binti (2021)

Drama | Completed

Four Tanzanian women are unknowingly connected through their ability to persevere extreme hardships in the city of Dar-es-Salaam.

Director: Seko Shamte | Stars: Bertha Robert, Magdalena Munisi, Helen Hartmann, Godliver Gordian

48. The Silent Army (2008)

115 min | Drama, Thriller

5.9
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Child soldiers in Africa are at the fore in this tale of a white restaurant owner in an African town bordering a conflict zone. When his son's African friend Abu is abducted, he sets out to... See full summary »

Director: Jean van de Velde | Stars: Marco Borsato, Abby Mukiibi Nkaaga, Thekla Reuten, Andrew Kintu

Votes: 1,149

49. Plan B (I) (2019)

Comedy, Romance

7.6
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A young and struggling fashion stylist navigates through life after a life-altering one night stand.

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

Votes: 17

50. Magic House (2009)

85 min | Horror

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Director: Mtitu G. Game | Stars: Nargis Mohamed, Steven Kanumba, Abdul Ahmed, Hamis Abdallah


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