Lowest Rated Titles With Country of Origin Kenya


1. Suomen Marsalkka (2012)

50 min | Drama

2.6
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A film about Gustaf Mannerheim, Marshall and 6th President of Finland.

Director: Gilbert K. Lukalia | Stars: Telley Savalas Otieno, Beatrice Wangui, Ruth Maingi, Jacky Vike

Votes: 284

2. Wamba (2010)

PG-13 | 87 min | Drama, Family

4.0
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This story, set in 1990 in Narobi Kenya. A mysterious and frightening disease starts to devastate communities in East Africa. The tradionalist are calling it a 'curse caused by sorcery'. ... See full summary »

Director: Yves Tchouta | Stars: Valentine Achieng, Patrick Kamathi, Brian Kayongo

Votes: 5

3. Eye of the Future (2011)

Not Rated | 40 min | Short, Adventure, Drama

4.3
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The 'Eye of the Future' is about five children from around the world charged by the earth to share their stories of climate solutions and sustainable designs from their home regions; ... See full summary »

Director: Catherine Cunningham | Stars: Zein Ateek, Kevin Balmore, Christopher Bones, Giselle Etessami

Votes: 11

4. Men Against the Sun (1953)

65 min | Adventure, Drama

4.5
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An adventure story dealing with the building of a railway in Africa at the turn of the century. It tells of a group of white people and the many difficulties that beset them, including that... See full summary »

Director: Brendan J. Stafford | Stars: John Bentley, Zena Marshall, Liam O'Leary, Alan Tarlton

Votes: 24

5. Nightrunners (2015)

88 min | Drama, Thriller

4.7
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Nightrunners is a thriller set on a remote Kenyan island and based on the true legend of the area. Isobel travels with her best friend, Jessica, to the malaria plagued island to help out at... See full summary »

Director: Rowan Nielsen | Stars: Esther Asinga, Teresa Asinga, Mary Etuku, John A. Geddes

Votes: 7

6. In the Shadow of Kilimanjaro (1986)

R | 97 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

5.1
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Because of a severe drought in Kenya in 1984, ninety thousand starving baboons go on a murderous rampage, killing humans and animals alike.

Director: Raju Patel | Stars: John Rhys-Davies, Timothy Bottoms, Irene Miracle, Michele Carey

Votes: 319 | Gross: $0.18M

7. 6000 km di paura (1978)

90 min | Action, Adventure

5.1
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Director: Bitto Albertini | Stars: Marcel Bozzuffi, Olga Bisera, Joe Dallesandro, Eleonora Giorgi

Votes: 26

8. Boyhood (II) (2014)

5 min | Documentary, Short, Biography

5.8
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Life as a Maasai boy living in the Great Rift Valley.

Director: Jonah Rosenthal

Votes: 27

9. No Autographs (2010)

9 min | Documentary, Short, Biography

5.8
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The story of one refugee's survival and his return home. NBA star Luol Deng travels to the Kakuma Refugee camp in Kenya and South Sudan to visit with the refugees and spread hope. This was ... See full summary »

Director: Bryan Buckley | Star: Luol Deng

Votes: 8

10. From a Whisper (2009)

79 min | Drama

5.9
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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: 19

11. Burungo (2011)

14 min | Short, Drama, Family

6.0
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In shengi, which is the street language used in the slums of Kenya, Burungo means two things; 'girl' or 'merchandise'. This is a story about a family consisting of a mother, a father and ... See full summary »

Directors: Dome Karukoski, Pamela Tola | Stars: Mwende Musau, Ruguru Muniu, Jazz Moll, Magdalene Muchoki

Votes: 20

12. From Gulf to Gulf to Gulf (2013)

83 min | Documentary, History, Music

6.0
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A boat has many powers: to gather a society in its making, to distribute goods, to carry people and ideas across places that, it seems to us, are more different than ever before. From Gulf ... See full summary »

Directors: Shaina Anand, Ashok Sukumaran

Votes: 10

13. Amin: The Rise and Fall (1981)

R | 91 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

6.1
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The chronicle of Ugandan dictator Idi Amin and his tyranic rule from 1971 to his overthrow in 1979.

Director: Sharad Patel | Stars: Joseph Olita, Thomas Baptiste, Leonard Trolley, Geoffrey Keen

Votes: 358

14. The Brothers Grimsby (2016)

R | 83 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

6.2
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44 Metascore

A new assignment forces a top spy to team up with his football hooligan brother.

Director: Louis Leterrier | Stars: Sacha Baron Cohen, Mark Strong, Rebel Wilson, Freddie Crowder

Votes: 74,267 | Gross: $6.86M

15. In My Genes (2009 Video)

77 min | Documentary, Drama

6.2
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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: 18

16. Terra Sacra Time Lapses (2012 Video)

7 min | Short, Fantasy

6.2
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Filmmaker Sean F. White's breathtaking compilation of surreal landscapes and ancient monuments celebrating our sacred Earth photographed over six years in 24 countries on seven continents. ... See full summary »

Director: Sean White

Votes: 32

17. Train Station (I) (2015)

97 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.3
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When a mysterious train accident forces a man to change his plans, he is confronted with a series of choices. Each decision he makes leads to a different scenario, each one filmed by a different director with a different cast.

Directors: Xavier Agudo, Ryan Bajornas, Surya Balakrishnan, Nicola Barnaba, Petras Baronas, Juliane Block, Ian Bonner, Julia Caiuby, Gregory Cattell, Diane Cheklich, Vicky Choromidou, Hesam Dehghani, Todd Felderstein, Ingrid Franchi, Yango Gonzalez, Vania Ivanova, Yosef Khouwes, George Korgianitis, Joycelyn Lee, Craig Lines, Athanasia Michopoulou, Isazaly Mohd Isa, Daniel Montoya, Omer Moutasim, Marc Oberdorfer, Tiago P. de Carvalho, Aditya Pawar, Tony Pietra, Kevin Rumley, Andrés Sandoval, Guillem Serrano, Marty Shea, Nitye Sood, Amirah M. Tajdin, Dzenan Tarakcija, Adrian Tudor, John Versical, Kresna D. Wicaksana, Rafael Yoshida | Stars: Patrick Gorman, Judith Hoersch, Yoann Sover, Daymon Britton

Votes: 114

18. Homecoming (IV) (2013)

11 min | Short

6.3
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Fantasy, science fiction and infatuation fuse as an obsessed neighbour invents ever stranger scenarios for wooing the girl of his dreams.

Director: Jim Chuchu | Stars: Patricia Kihoro, Elsaphan Njora, Shiv Singh

Votes: 7

19. Hemingway, the Hunter of Death (2001)

Adventure, Drama

6.3
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During the Kenyan struggle for independence from the British in the late 1950's, a scientific safari led by Ernest Hemingway undertakes the ascent of Mount Kenya. Hemingway has been warned ... See full summary »

Director: Sergio Dow | Stars: Albert Finney, Paul Guilfoyle, Fele Martínez

Votes: 9

20. Khel (1992)

152 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.4
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Widowed and elderly industrialist Sulakshana Devi allows her business and estate to be taken care of by her nephew, Balwant. Shortly after her return from the overseas her only son, Ravi ... See full summary »

Director: Rakesh Roshan | Stars: Aparajita, Prem Chopra, Madhuri Dixit, Vijayendra Ghatge

Votes: 446

21. Fishing Without Nets (2014)

R | 109 min | Thriller

6.4
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65 Metascore

A drama the follows a Somali who opts in on a piracy mission but then tries to extricate himself from the events.

Director: Cutter Hodierne | Stars: Abdiwali Farrah, Eric Godon, Abdikhadir Hassan, Idil Ibrahim

Votes: 160

22. Masai: The Rain Warriors (2004)

94 min | Drama

6.4
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61 Metascore

After a lion kills the village leader, the expected rains fail to arrive, so a group of warriors are sent to hunt the lion down and kill it in hopes that the rains will come at last.

Director: Pascal Plisson | Stars: Ngotiek Ole Mako, Paul Nteri Ole Sekenan, Parkasio Ole Muntet, Musurpei Ole Toroge

Votes: 187

23. Out & Around (2015)

Not Rated | 85 min | Documentary, Adventure

6.4
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Inspired to seek out stories of hope, a lesbian couple decides to leave behind their successful careers and life in San Francisco to embark on a year-long journey to find the international ... See full summary »

Directors: Lauren Fash, Ryan Suffern | Stars: Jennifer Chang, Abbie Cornish, Lisa Dazols, Manvendra Singh Gohil

Votes: 17

24. Veve (2014)

Not Rated | 95 min | Drama

6.5
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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: 74

25. Soul Boy (2010)

61 min | Drama

6.7
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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: 320

26. The Pirates of Somalia (2017)

R | 116 min | Biography, Drama

6.8
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54 Metascore

In 2008, rookie journalist Jay Bahadur forms a half-baked plan to embed himself among the pirates of Somalia. He ultimately succeeds in providing the first close-up look into who these men ... See full summary »

Director: Bryan Buckley | Stars: Al Pacino, Evan Peters, Melanie Griffith, Barkhad Abdi

Votes: 4,386

27. To Walk with Lions (1999)

PG-13 | 108 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama

6.8
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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.

Director: Carl Schultz | Stars: Richard Harris, John Michie, Kerry Fox, Ian Bannen

Votes: 739

28. I Want to Be a Pilot (2006)

10 min | Short

6.8
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Omondi lives in the biggest slum in East Africa. Everyday he sees airplanes fly over him. He dreams of becoming an airline pilot and flying far away.

Director: Diego Quemada-Díez | Stars: Collins Otieno, Gaudencia Ayuma Schichenga, Kepha Onduru, Joseph Kyalo Kioko

Votes: 157

29. The Fourth World (2011)

Not Rated | 55 min | Documentary, Adventure, History

6.8
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A quick look at the slums of Nairobi, Guatemala City, and Manila.

Director: Mark Volkers | Star: Mark Volkers

Votes: 25

30. Seed Warriors (2010)

86 min | Documentary, News

6.8
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Is the 'Doomsday Vault', built in the Norwegian permafrost, and containing seeds from around the world, a practical way of safeguarding the world's biodiversity or a Utopian idea?

Directors: Mirjam von Arx, Katharina Von Flotow

Votes: 8

31. 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: 75

32. Äidin toive (2015)

85 min | Documentary, Biography, Family

6.9
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Ten stories seen and told by women from different parts of the world, connected by the theme of motherhood.

Director: Joonas Berghäll | Stars: Joonas Berghäll, Karen L. Nyberg

Votes: 74

33. The Aviatrix (2015)

80 min | Documentary, Adventure, History

6.9
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In 1928, Lady Heath became the first person to fly solo from Cape Town to London. Eighty-five years later, Tracey Curtis-Taylor sets out in a vintage biplane to retrace her flight. Her ... See full summary »

Director: Annette Porter | Stars: James Bevan, Tracey Curtis-Taylor, Kate Silverton, Bill Sykes

Votes: 16

34. Abaabi ba boda boda (2015)

85 min | Crime, Drama

6.9
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Even though he is only 15 years old, when his father is injured in a road accident Abel takes up the responsibility of manning the family 'boda boda' to provide for the family. Abel however... See full summary »

Directors: Donald Mugisha, James Tayler | Stars: Hassan 'Spike' Insingoma, Saul Mwesigwa, Prossy Rukundo, Micheal Wawuyo

Votes: 14

35. Something Necessary (2013)

85 min | Drama

6.9
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SOMETHING NECESSARY is a film about a pivotal period in the life of Anne, a woman struggling to rebuild her life after the civil unrest that swept Kenya following the 2007 elections, ... See full summary »

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

Votes: 55

36. The Wedding Camels (1980)

103 min | Documentary

6.9
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Directors: David MacDougall, Judith MacDougall

Votes: 9

37. African Metropolis (2013)

92 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.9
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The African Metropolis project includes six short films set in six major African metropolitan centers. The African Metropolis Short Film Project is an initiative of the Goethe-Institut ... See full summary »

Directors: Jim Chuchu, Ahmed Ghoneimy, Folasakin Iwajomo, Marie Ka, Philippe Lacôte, Vincent Moloi

Votes: 10

38. Between Two Worlds (2012)

26 min | Documentary, Short, Drama

6.9
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Between Two Worlds is a portrait about the Dutch filmmaker Marijn Poels He works in third world countries so much that he doesn't know where he belongs anymore.

Director: Ruud Lenssen | Star: Marijn Poels

Votes: 9

39. The Carbon Crooks (2013)

58 min | Documentary, News, Thriller

7.0
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The EU's first carbon credit was put on sale in 2005. The idea was that the trading of carbon would reduce CO2 emissions and thereby curb global warming. But the system has collapsed and ... See full summary »

Director: Tom Heinemann | Stars: Ronni Abergel, Dan Adeli, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, Sonu Madhavan

Votes: 11

40. All That Way for Love (2011)

R | 20 min | Short, Drama, Thriller

7.1
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A young idealistic Irishman traveling across Africa to reach his girlfriend; hitches a ride with a warring European couple. The crossfire could be deadly.

Director: Henry Mason | Stars: Derek de Lint, Belinda Stewart-Wilson, Andrew Simpson, Sarah Solemani

Votes: 57

41. Yellow Fever (2012)

7 min | Documentary, Animation, Short

7.1
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Through memories and interviews with my family, Yellow Fever reflects on the effect globalization is having on the African woman's understanding of beauty.

Director: Ngendo Mukii | Stars: Chipo Kureya, Margaret Njeri Mereka, Sam Nokuzola Moyo, Abriani Njeri

Votes: 30

42. The Last Survivor (2010)

Not Rated | 92 min | Documentary, History

7.1
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The Last Survivor presents the stories of genocide survivors and their struggle to make sense of tragedy. They work to educate, motivate and promulgate a civic response to mass atrocity ... See full summary »

Directors: Michael Kleiman, Michael Pertnoy

Votes: 31

43. Iseta: Behind the Roadblock (2008)

Documentary

7.1
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April 1994, on a quiet road in Kigali a group of neighbors was filmed. But this was the opening days of the Rwandan Genocide. This documentary re-visits the scene following the cameraman, ... See full summary »

Director: Juan Reina

Votes: 7

44. The Barefoot Artist (2014)

Not Rated | 83 min | Documentary, Biography, Family

7.1
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57 Metascore

Lily Yeh is a global artist who is fueled by a belief that art is a human right, and that artists can create a foundation for profound social change. Slight of frame, but large in spirit ... See full summary »

Directors: Glenn Holsten, Daniel Traub

Votes: 14

45. Beach Boy (2013)

28 min | Documentary, Short, Drama

7.1
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Juma is unemployed and like many other young Kenyans, he dreams of a better life abroad. One day he meets a British woman, and Europe suddenly gets closer.

Director: Emil Langballe

Votes: 25

46. Pax Americana and the Weaponization of Space (2009)

43 min | Documentary

7.2
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When a war starts in space, can anyone really win?

Director: Denis Delestrac | Stars: George W. Bush, Helen Caldicott, Kevin Chilton, Noam Chomsky

Votes: 65

47. Ndoto Za Elibidi (2010)

75 min | Drama

7.2
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Directors: Kamau Wa Ndung'u, Nick Reding | Stars: Ednah Daisy, Sharleen Njeri, Godfrey Ojiambo, Krysteen Savane

Votes: 6

48. Baisikeli - The Story of an African Cycling Team (2013)

26 min | Documentary, Action, Adventure | Completed

7.2
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From the small town of Iten, 2 300m above the Rift Valley in Kenya, to the raw energy of Kigali, Rwanda, this is a story about the potential of African cycling and its ability to restore ... See full summary »

Director: James Walsh

Votes: 5

49. The Price of a Daughter (2003)

84 min | Drama

7.2
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The price of a Daughter revolves around Naisenya who is pulled out of school at 14 to be forcefully circumcised before being given away to an older man as a wife. However, she defies the ... See full summary »

Director: Jane Munene

Votes: 6

50. Carbon for Water (2011)

23 min | Documentary, Short, News

7.2
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In Kenya's Western Province, most drinking water is contaminated. The wood many Kenyans use to boil this water to make it safe is increasingly valuable. Women and girls, who bear the ... See full summary »

Directors: Evan Abramson, Carmen Elsa López

Votes: 8