Angola (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)

Popularity▲ A-Z User Rating Number of Votes US Box Office Runtime Year Release Date Date of Your Rating Your Rating

Serpentarius (2019)

80 min | Sci-Fi

A young man drifts through a post-disaster African landscape looking for his mother's ghost.

Director: Carlos Conceição | Stars: João Arrais, Isabel Abreu, Carlos Conceição

Votes: 48

Santana (2020)

TV-MA | 106 min | Action, Crime, Drama

Two cops, two brothers. One is out for justice, the other revenge. They may kill each other before capturing the bad guys.

Directors: Maradona Dias Dos Santos, Chris Roland | Stars: Paulo Americano, Dalton Borralho, Terence Bridgett, Amanda Brown

Votes: 956

Air Conditioner (2020)

72 min | Drama

When the air-conditioners mysteriously start to fall in city of Luanda, Matacedo (security guard) and Zezinha (housemaid) have the mission of retrieving their boss's ac.

Director: Fradique | Stars: José Kiteculo, Filomena Manuel, David Caracol, Tito Spyck

Votes: 497

Nzinga, Queen of Angola (2013)

109 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama

In the 17th century a warrior woman fights for the independence of Angola. After witnessing the murder of her son and watching her people being humiliated by Portuguese colonizers, Njinga ... See full summary »

Director: Sérgio Graciano | Stars: Lesliana Pereira, Ana Santos, Erica Chissapa, Sílvio Nascimento

Votes: 89

Jikulumessu (2014–2015)


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Stars: Yaritsa Resende, Celso Roberto, Eric Santos, José Mata

Votes: 25

Sambizanga (1972)

102 min | Drama

Domingos is a member of an African liberation movement, arrested by the Portuguese secret police, after bloody events in Angola. He does not betray his companions, but is beaten to death in... See full summary »

Director: Sarah Maldoror | Stars: Domingos de Oliveira, Elisa Andrade, Jean M'Vondo, Dino Abelino

Votes: 244

The Hero (2004)

Not Rated | 97 min | Drama, War

A 20-year veteran of the Angolan civil war returns to the capital city of Luanda where he faces the challenges of assimilation and survival.

Director: Zézé Gamboa | Stars: Makena Diop, Milton 'Santo' Coelho, Maria Ceiça, Patrícia Bull

Votes: 158

Windeck (2012– )

Comedy, Drama, Romance

Beauty, seduction, betrayal and the ultimate struggle for power play out in an Angolan lifestyle magazine house.

Stars: Celso Roberto, Nadia Silva, Micaela Reis, Ery Costa

Votes: 62

Into the Okavango (2018)

88 min | Documentary

A passionate conservation biologist brings together a river bushman fearful of losing his past and a young scientist uncertain of her future on an epic, four-month expedition across three ... See full summary »

Director: Neil Gelinas | Stars: Chris Boyes, Jack Boyes, Steve Boyes, Adjany Costa

Votes: 397

A Ilha dos Cães (2017)

77 min | Adventure, Drama, Fantasy

Two Angola, the colonial and the contemporary, spaced 60 years, share the curse of a mysterious island. In the past, the epicenter of the tragedy is an evil fortress, tomb of ... See full summary »

Director: Jorge António | Stars: Ângelo Torres, Miguel Hurst, Nicolau Breyner, João Cabral

Votes: 58

O Grande Kilapy (2012)

100 min | Comedy, Drama

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Director: Zézé Gamboa | Stars: Lázaro Ramos, Pedro Hossi, João Lagarto, Hermila Guedes

Votes: 133

Freaks (2017)

Not Rated | 93 min | Comedy, Horror

What happens in a world gone mad - when it becomes brother against brother??

Directors: Michael Crabtree, Greg Zekowski | Stars: Ian Alda, Gail Cronauer, Marieh Delfino, Jonathan Freeman

Votes: 14

I Love Kuduro (2014)

96 min | Documentary, Action, Comedy

Kuduro (literally meaning 'hard arse') is an urban cultural movement that was born in Angola during the last decade of the Civil War. Created in discos and raves in downtown Luanda through ... See full summary »

Director: Mário Patrocínio

Votes: 61

Dias Santana (2016)

95 min | Action, Crime, Thriller

Thirty-five years ago Matias Santana was only six when he witnesses the brutal murder of his parents, with his unborn brother, Dias, still in his mother's womb. Flash forward and the ... See full summary »

Directors: Maradona Dias Dos Santos, Chris Roland | Stars: David O'Hara, Hakeem Kae-Kazim, Tamer Burjaq, Jenna Upton

Votes: 80

Caravana (1992)

Comedy, Drama

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Directors: Rogelio Paris, Júlio César Rodríguez | Stars: Samuel Claxton, Nancy Gonzáles, Enrique Molina, Omar Moynelo

Votes: 18

Sempre a Subir (2009– )


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Stars: Da Beleza, Presidente Gasolina, Príncipe Ouro Negro, SeBem

Independência (2015)

110 min | Documentary, History, War

Independence begins with memories of the colonial situation in Angola, reveals the first steps in the struggle and covers the main settings where it took place. From 1961 to 1974, the war ... See full summary »

Director: Fradique | Stars: Kalaf Epalanga, Elisângela Rita

Votes: 14

Rostov-Luanda (1998)

76 min | Documentary

Born in Mauritania and raised in Mali, Abderrahmane Sissako received a scholarship to study film in Moscow, after graduating from school. To learn Russian, he was sent to Rostov on the Don ... See full summary »

Director: Abderrahmane Sissako

Votes: 23

Unsettled: Seeking Refuge in America (2019)
73 metascore

Unsettled: Seeking Refuge in America (2019)

84 min | Documentary

Unsettled: Seeking Refuge in America follows the stories of LGBT refugees and asylum seekers from Africa and the Middle East as they flee persecution in their countries of origin to seek better and safer lives in the U.S.

Director: Tom Shepard

Votes: 23

Death Metal Angola (2012)
68 metascore

Death Metal Angola (2012)

R | 90 min | Documentary, Music, War

DEATH METAL ANGOLA follows a loving Angolan couple, Sonia and Wilker, whose love for death metal music is bringing hope to the town and children of Huambo, and Angola as a country. The ... See full summary »

Director: Jeremy Xido | Stars: Sonia Ferreira, Wilker Flores

Votes: 92 | Gross: $0.00M

After Party (2021)

45 min | Comedy

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Stars: Gilmário Vemba, Ciomara Morais, Erica Chissapa, Sabri Lucas

Hollow City (2004)

90 min | Drama

A group of children, fleeing the war, is taken to Luanda accompanied by a nun. When they reach the airplane, 11-year-old N'dala decides to leave the group and to explore the city. The nun ... See full summary »

Director: Maria João Ganga | Stars: João Roldan, Domingos Fernandes Fonseca, Júlia Botelho, Ana Bustorff

Votes: 261

Saudade (IX) (2017)

77 min | Documentary

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Director: Paulo Caldas | Stars: Karim Aïnouz, Arrigo Barnabé, Jules Elting, Adriana Falcão

Votes: 8

Monangambé (1968)

16 min | Short

Abuses by the Portuguese slave traders in their colony of Angola are depicted through the torture of one prisoner, based on ignorance and incomprehension.

Director: Sarah Maldoror | Stars: Carlos Pestana, Noureddine Dreis, Mohamed Zinet, Athmane Sabi

Votes: 43

Ear of the Beholder (2016)

Short, Music, Musical

Music critic Jesus, is making a name for his radio show 'Ear of the beholder', while dealing with a complex multi-genre love . As Jesus's story unravels in present tense, past stories of love and music are revisited by unique storytellers.

Director: Hugo Salvaterra | Stars: Kit Thompson, Michelle Yazvac, Pascal Yen-Pfister, Joshua Retemiah

Pépé Felly, l'âme de Zaïko Langa Langa (2006 TV Movie)

52 min | Documentary, Music

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Director: Dom Pedro | Stars: Zaïko Langa Langa, Félix Manuaku Waku

O Bar do Gilmário (2021)

45 min | Comedy

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Stars: Gilmário Vemba, Ciomara Morais, Erica Chissapa, Sabri Lucas

Wake Up, Leviathan (2015 Video)

20 min | Documentary, Short, Sci-Fi

T. S. Eliot ends one of his most famous poems, "The Hollow Men", by repeating three times the sentence "This is how the world ends" - and then adding: "Not with a bang but a whimper."

Director: Carlos Conceição | Star: João Arrais

Votes: 11

Order of the Dragon (2018 TV Movie)

60 min | Action, Mystery, Thriller

When a professional assassin has a bad day at work, her whole world is shaken and her mark proves to hide more than one enigma behind the surface.

Director: David O'Connor | Stars: Frances Sholto-Douglas, Athena Strates, Aidan Whytock, Patrick Lyster

Vontade de Vencer (2015)

103 min | Documentary

Biographical documentary on Anselmo Ralph, currently one of Africa's major artist. There are no such thing as boundaries in music and Anselmo's music has definitely conquered all continents... See full summary »

Director: André Banza | Star: Anselmo Ralph

Votes: 67

Tchilar (2008– )


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Stars: Elisângela Gomes, Canga Tomas, Benvindo Magalhães, Edivania Do Carmo

Hora Quente (2017– )


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Stars: David Carreira, Fabiano de Abreu, Ricardo Farias

O escolhido/The chosen one

Drama, Thriller | Post-production

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Director: Jucilino Levis Albano | Stars: Boatra, Eduardo Nkani, Pedro Matias, Tito Joaquim

Jogo de Corpo. Capoeira e Ancestralidade (2013)

87 min | Documentary, Biography, History

BODY GAMES presents a sensual tapestry of combat games from both sides of the Atlantic. It tells a story driven by Mestre Cobra Mansa's need to understand the ancestry of his art form, ... See full summary »

Directors: Matthias Assunção, Mestre Cobra Mansa, Richard Pakleppa | Stars: Mestre Cobra Mansa, Cinézio Peçanha

Votes: 8

Triângulo (2013)

75 min | Documentary

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Directors: Juliana Borges, Fradique, João Miller Guerra, Fernanda Polacow, Filipa Reis | Stars: Inês, Licínio, Paula

Kangamba (2009)


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Director: Rogelio Paris | Stars: Jorge Enrique Caballero, Samuel Claxton, Alexis Díaz de Villegas, Linnett Hernandez Valdes

Votes: 33

Querida Preciosa (2018– )


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Stars: Ciomara Morais, Carlos Paca, Ducilio Vera Cruz, Duarte Paulino

Voo Directo (2010–2011)

50 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

A story about the lives of four flight attendants, Patricia, Martha, Yara and Weza. It's a story about friendship, love, loyalty and family. The four friends are in search of their soul mates and their happy ever afters.

Stars: Soraia Chaves, Micaela Reis, Maya Booth, Erica Chissapa

Votes: 30

Ivory. A Crime Story (2016)

87 min | Documentary, Crime, Drama

3 years of shooting, 30 countries, over 250 hours of raw material provided the basis for the investigation documentary «IVORY. A CRIME STORY» about the causes and consequences of an ... See full summary »

Director: Sergey Yastrzhembsky | Star: Jeff Koinange

Votes: 16

Black Queens (2019)

74 min | Documentary

A documentary structured in the mythical narratives about the origins of the black kingdoms in Minas Gerais, Brazil. Made in collaboration with the afro- descendant group Guarda de ... See full summary »

Directors: Isabelle Gasparini, Junia Torres

Njinga, Rainha de Angola (2013– )

109 min | Drama

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Stars: Lesliana Pereira, Erica Chissapa, Ana Almeida, Sílvio Nascimento

Votes: 13

Alambamento (2011)

PG | 15 min | Short, Crime, Drama

When Matias goes to deliver his dowry to his fiance's father, an unexpected accident makes him realize how much he is willing to fight for her love.

Director: Fradique | Stars: Correia Adão, Marieta Cabuço, Maria Francisca Canganjo, Dom Petro Dikota

Votes: 28

Fora de Série (2008–2011)


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Stars: Jagna Burity, Daniel Vilola Costa, Aminata Goubel, Cesalty Paulo

Beyond My Steps (2019)

67 min | Documentary

Five dancers explore the concepts of tradition, culture, memory, and identity, questioning the transformation and deconstruction of these themes in their own lives.

Director: Kamy Lara | Stars: André Baptista, Benjamin Curti, Daniel Curti, Samuel Curti

Votes: 5

Oxalá Cresçam Pitangas (2007)

62 min | Documentary

Angola: thirty years of independence, three years of peace. Capital, Luanda, a city built for 600 thousand people where four million now live. Ten characters guide us through different ways... See full summary »

Directors: Kiluanje Liberdade, Ondjaki

Votes: 17

Marias de Benguela (2019– )


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Stars: Telma Adão, Jéssica Fonseca, Joice Gomes, Vilma Goreth

Angola Encanta (2011– )


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Stars: Evandro Almerindo, Jorge Antunes, Patricia Faria, Kizua Gourgel

Nelisita (1982)

90 min | Fantasy

Set during a time of famine, and with only two families surviving, the film charts the struggle of Nelisita, a young man who confronts the spirits with help from animals and his friends. ... See full summary »

Director: Ruy Duarte de Carvalho

Votes: 28

Where Was I? (2021)

26 min | Short, Comedy

"You didn't pay for? You don't drink" is the law in the neighborhood - But, patter can be currency.

Director: Denis F. Miala | Stars: Dalila Contreiras, José Dange, José Inácio, Ladilson Manuel

Comboio da Canhoca (1989)

90 min

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Director: Orlando Fortunato de Oliveira | Stars: Enoque Caracol, Cristina Cavalinhos, Filipe Crawford, Delfina Cruz

Votes: 6

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