Cameroon (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
White Material (2009)
81 metascore

White Material (2009)

Not Rated | 106 min | Drama, War

Amidst turmoil and racial conflict in a Francophone African state, a white French woman fights for her coffee crop, her family and ultimately for her life.

Director: Claire Denis | Stars: Isabelle Huppert, Christopher Lambert, Isaach De Bankolé, Nicolas Duvauchelle

Votes: 6,230 | Gross: $0.30M

Chocolat (1988)

PG-13 | 105 min | Drama

A young French woman returns to the vast silence of West Africa to contemplate her childhood days in a colonial outpost in Cameroon. Her strongest memories are of the family's houseboy, ... See full summary »

Director: Claire Denis | Stars: Isaach De Bankolé, Giulia Boschi, François Cluzet, Jean-Claude Adelin

Votes: 2,527 | Gross: $2.32M

Moolaadé (2004)
91 metascore

Moolaadé (2004)

Unrated | 124 min | Drama

When a woman shelters a group of girls from suffering female genital mutilation, she starts a conflict that tears her village apart.

Director: Ousmane Sembene | Stars: Fatoumata Coulibaly, Maimouna Hélène Diarra, Salimata Traoré, Dominique Zeïda

Votes: 3,305 | Gross: $0.21M

The Mysterious Island (1973)

PG | 96 min | Adventure, Sci-Fi

A group of escaped prisoners, traveling in a hot air balloon, have to land on a remote islands and must try to survive there. They encounter a castaway, pirates, and captain Nemo with his ... See full summary »

Directors: Juan Antonio Bardem, Henri Colpi | Stars: Omar Sharif, Ambroise Bia, Jess Hahn, Philippe Nicaud

Votes: 523

Ben & Ara (2015)

87 min | Drama

Religious and cultural tensions escalate when an African Islamic woman has an affair with an agnostic man.

Director: Nnegest Likké | Stars: Joseph Baird, Constance Ejuma, Akuyoe Graham, Q'orianka Kilcher

Votes: 59

Les saignantes (2005)

97 min | Sci-Fi

In Jean-Pierre Bekolo's barbed political satire, an infectious hybrid of horror and science fiction, vampiric femmes fatales emasculate high-ranking Cameroonian officials through ancient rituals of Mevoungou.

Director: Jean-Pierre Bekolo | Stars: Adèle Ado, Dorylia Calmel, Emile Abossolo M'bo, Josephine Ndagnou

Votes: 83

The Law of Destiny (2020)

Thriller | Pre-production

A young soldier returns home to find his mother dying of cancer and is forced to make desperate choices with both the police and the underworld only to find himself embattled in a global conspiracy of coercion and murder.

Director: Kely McClung | Stars: Chloé Domange, Constance Ejuma, Ursula Maria, Christian Schiesser

Minga et la cuillère cassée (2017)

80 min | Animation

Minga is an orphaned girl living with her stepmother Mami Kaba and her stepsister Abena. One day, when she was washing dishes in the river, she accidentally broke a spoon. A furious Mami ... See full summary »

Director: Claye Edou | Stars: Anthéricis, Alexis Bell, Danielle Bonam, Claye Edou

Votes: 6

Sisters in Law (2005)
71 metascore

Sisters in Law (2005)

Not Rated | 104 min | Documentary

Set in Kumba in South West Cameroon Sisters in Law follows Adultery, Rape and Abuse cases led by a Female Judge.

Directors: Florence Ayisi, Kim Longinotto | Stars: Vera Ngassa, Beatrice Ntuba

Votes: 330 | Gross: $0.03M

Muna Moto (1975)

100 min | Drama

Ngando and Ndomé; are in love. Ngando wishes to marry Ndomé; but her family reminds him that the traditional dowry must be settled. Unfortunately, Ngando is poor and unable to fulfill the ... See full summary »

Director: Jean-Pierre Dikongue-Pipa | Stars: Philippe Abia, Arlette Din Beli, Gisèle Dikongue-Pipa, David Endene

Votes: 65

Les 69 positions (1976)

90 min | Adult

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Director: Alphonse Beni | Stars: Alphonse Beni, Nicole Corteggiani, Gilbert Servien, Carole Lydia

Votes: 7

Miraculous Weapons (2018)


In South Africa, during the sixties, three women are in love with a very same man, a sentenced to death. Miraculous Weapons tell the story of the last days of a man on death row, Djamal ... See full synopsis »

Director: Jean-Pierre Bekolo | Stars: Emile Abossolo M'bo, Maryne Bertieaux, Andrea Larsdotter, Xolile Tshabalala

Votes: 6

Le grand blanc de Lambaréné (1995)

Not Rated | 94 min | Drama

Cameroonian filmmaker Bassek ba Kobhio provides a fascinating revisionist perspective on Albert Schweitzer, Noble Peace Prize winner and secular saint of the colonial era. Like FRANTZ FANON... See full summary »

Director: Bassek Ba Kobhio | Stars: André Wilms, Marisa Berenson, Alex Descas, Elizabeth Bourgine

Votes: 43

Kamerage (2017– )


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Stars: Emile Abossolo M'bo, Sonia Atchanhouin, Isabelle Beke, Claudy Corvo

The Two Faces of a Bamiléké Woman (2018)

76 min | Documentary

An exploratory documentary by a daughter about her mother in Cameroon. Mama Bamiléké tells daughter Rosine Mbakam about arranged marriage, a second wife in the family, poverty and repression by the French.

Director: Rosine Mfetgo Mbakam | Star: Tchana Cecile

Born This Way (2013)

Not Rated | 82 min | Documentary, Drama

BORN THIS WAY is a portrait of the underground gay and lesbian community in Cameroon. It follows Cedric and Gertrude, two young Cameroonians, as they move between a secret, supportive LGBT ... See full summary »

Directors: Shaun Kadlec, Deb Tullmann

Votes: 57

I Am a Girl (2013)

88 min | Documentary, Biography

Six girls coming of age, ready to become something extraordinary.

Director: Rebecca Barry | Star: Habiba

Votes: 101

A Year of Destiny (2020)

Documentary | Pre-production

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Director: Kely McClung

The Colonial Misunderstanding (2004)

78 min | Documentary

In The Colonial Misunderstanding Jean-Marie Teno sheds light on the complex and problematic relationship between colonization and European missionaries on the African continent. The film ... See full summary »

Director: Jean-Marie Téno

Votes: 26

Ota Benga (2015)

60 min | Documentary | Completed

In 1904 a man named Ota Benga was removed from the Congo in Central Africa and placed in the New York City Bronx Zoo, in a cage with primates. He spent his nights at the Monkey house. He ... See full summary »

Director: Niyi Coker

Songs of Freedom (2017 TV Movie)

87 min | Documentary

Renowned soprano Measha Brueggergosman explores and sings popular songs that have emerged from Africa via the slave trade to America, then to Canada via the Underground Railroad. Measha ... See full summary »

Director: Barbara Willis Sweete | Star: Measha Brueggergosman

Silent Forests (2019)

109 min | Documentary

SILENT FORESTS takes audiences into the heart of Africa's Congo Basin to meet the men and women trying to save the forest elephant from extinction.

Director: Mariah Wilson

Votes: 6


71 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama | Post-production

A brutal burglary gone wrong puts two small time crooks friendship to the test. Violence and suspicion reaches it's peak when an old high school friend, Melanie, forces them to confront their past.

Directors: Oleksii Osyka, Eric Zoa | Stars: Sarah J. Hunt, Eamon Walsh, Eric Zoa, Jae Lee

Naked Reality (2016)


Wanita (Weza Da Silva), is on a search for her identity. As it is often the case in Bekolo's work, the personal identity of the character is but the smallest manifestation of an identity ... See full synopsis »

Director: Jean-Pierre Bekolo | Stars: Weza Da Silva, Luthuli Dlamini, Akin Omotoso

Le président (2013)

64 min | Biography, History

A president for 42 years in power discretely left the palace on the eve of an important electoral meeting. This disappearance - closely monitored by the media and the power contenders and ... See full summary »

Director: Jean-Pierre Bekolo | Stars: Gérard Essomba, Valery Ndongo

Votes: 9

Cameroon Connection (1985)

90 min | Action, Crime

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Director: Alphonse Beni | Stars: Alphonse Beni, Bruce Le, France Lise, Ariane Kah

Votes: 18

Clando (1996)

Not Rated | 96 min | Drama

Proud and determined, the hunter set out, leaving behind his village ravaged by a terrible drought. All the villagers came out to wish him well, and everyone gave what he could: an egg, a ... See full summary »

Director: Jean-Marie Téno | Stars: Paulin Fodouop, Henriette Fenda, Caroline Redl, Avs Bodule Moukilo

Votes: 29

5 Idiots (2015)


Five friends find themselves stuck in a job that at first promised to be so simple - After rigorous preparations, they soon realise that instead of carrying out the plan, they have become ... See full summary »

Director: Ceeborg-G. Chivazz | Stars: Steve Bikim, Trezor Lokwa, Deo Gracias Nsambi, Felix Strixx

Le blanc d'eyenga 2 (2014)


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Director: Thierry Ntamack | Stars: Aicha Wète Kaprisky, Lucie Memba, Thierry Ntamack, Kaline Truong

Ninah's Dowry (2012)

Not Rated | 95 min | Biography, Drama, Family

Ninah is a runaway wife whose husband finds out she is pregnant and he comes to recover the dowry he paid or take home the woman he owns. By any means necessary.

Director: Victor Viyuoh | Stars: Mbufung Seikeh, Anurin Nwunembom, Norbert Kecha, Kingsley Nkwah

Votes: 57

The Forest (2003)

93 min | Drama

A film about the difficulty for even the most well-intentioned person to know and respect another culture. In this case, the problem is so acute that there is even heated debate over what ... See full summary »

Directors: Bassek Ba Kobhio, Didier Ouenangare | Stars: Eriq Ebouaney, Nadège Beausson-Diagne, Sonia Zembourou, Philippe Mory

Votes: 65

Sacred Places (2009)

70 min | Documentary

Cameroonian filmmaker Jean-Marie Téno profiles a poor but lively neighborhood in the capital of Burkina Faso, where a cine club proprietor tries to include Burkinabe films among the action and Bollywood fare.

Director: Jean-Marie Téno | Stars: Jules Cesar Bamouni, Nanema Boubakar, Abbo Ouedraogo, Idrissa Ouedraogo

Votes: 5

Coup de Foudre à Yaoundé

95 min | Comedy, Romance | Pre-production

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Directors: Mason Ewing, Patrick Timbe Moussanga | Stars: Patrick Kilpatrick, Simon Herlin, Jean-Rémy Martinez, Maryse Bourlon

Pousse-pousse (1976)

100 min

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Director: Daniel Kamwa | Stars: Daniel Kamwa, Marthe Ndone Ewane, Marcel Mvondo, Madeleine Happy

Votes: 5

Quartier Mozart (1992)

80 min | Comedy

A young girl crosses paths with a witch who has the power to satisfy her curiosity about men by changing her into one.

Director: Jean-Pierre Bekolo | Stars: Pauline Andela, Jimmy Biyona, Essindi Mindja, Sandrine Ola'a

Votes: 68

Africa, I Will Fleece You (1992)

Not Rated | 88 min | Documentary, History

A documentary examining political repression in Cameroon, Central Africa.

Director: Jean-Marie Téno | Stars: Jean-Marie Téno, Narcisse Kouokam, Marie Claire Dati, Essindi Mindja

Votes: 84

Obsession (II) (2011)

Not Rated | 67 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

A returning vet attending college falls in love with a pretty co-ed and becomes obsessive over her.

Director: Achille Brice | Stars: Ruth Nkweti, Nchifor Valery

Votes: 8

Totor (1994)

90 min | Comedy, Drama

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Director: Daniel Kamwa | Stars: Marcel Bokalli, Mapeta Bolitchitchi, Marthe Bouambo, Jean Djamani

Votes: 6

A Trip to the Country (2000)

75 min | Documentary

A Trip to the Country is a voyage in search of the illusion of modernity, which haunts Cameroonian society; a kind of "tropical modernity" which can be summarized as follows: Everything ... See full summary »

Director: Jean-Marie Téno

Votes: 25

Yahan Ameena Bikti Hai (2016)

78 min | Drama

The movie is about the real life story of a girl named Ameena from Hyderabad, India, who is victim of human trafficking.

Director: Kumar Raj | Stars: Rekha Rana, Chirag Jani, Hirag Jani, Ananth Narayan Mahadevan

Circle of Powers (1998)

115 min

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Director: Daniel Kamwa | Stars: Daniel Kamwa, Ambroise Bia

Pourquoi les blancs font la polygamie? (1987)

90 min | Comedy

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Director: Pierre Gottraux | Stars: Yves Jouffroy, Anne Rousselet, Flore Bacajal, Charles Kyaté

Ils ont mangé mon fils (2017)


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Director: Alphonse Beni | Stars: Alphonse Beni, Blanche Bana, Prisca Wandji, Franck Jonas

Notre fille (1980)

90 min | Drama

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Director: Daniel Kamwa | Stars: Nicole Okala, Daniel Kamwa, Stanislas Awona, Elise Atangana

Wrong Ship (2018)

45 min | Short, Crime, Drama | Completed

Illegal Immigrants on the run

Director: Jenet Agbor | Stars: Jenet Agbor, Addy Timany, Ogougua Igwe, Amr Medhat Ibrahim


Drama, History, Romance | Announced

An illiterate village girl defies the customs of her tribe, discriminatory to women, only to become the spark of a Literary Revolution.

Director: Kevin Natera | Stars: Adriana Barraza, Hakeem Kae-Kazim, Leleti Khumalo, Kalu Ikeagwu

Mboutoukou (2002)

14 min | Short

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Director: Victor Viyuoh | Stars: Rhim Shu, Nde Fru Angwafor, Patience Ndi Sama

Votes: 23

Bridging the Gap (2008)

85 min | Documentary, Action

Can Daniel Knoop make a difference in a world that is not his? A candid picture of the professional and personal dilemmas with which a young and ambitious development worker is confronted.

Directors: Katja Draaijer, Corinne van Egeraat | Star: Daniel Knoop

Danse mon amour (1979)

90 min

A filmmaker finds his brother who he has not seen for ten years and introduces him to the world of African musicians in Paris.

Director: Alphonse Beni | Stars: Gérard Essomba, Alphonse Beni, Jenny Arasse, Baaron

Defying the 6Th (2018)

104 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller | Completed

"In a world where life and death are slowly becoming the same thing, I have come to realize that while I thought I was learning how to live, I had actually been learning how to die"

Directors: Lawrence Neba, Claudio Oben | Stars: Kelly Schwartz, Daniel Campos, Loretta Burnette, Sean Weisbord

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