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: 6,413 | 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: 2,578 | Gross: $2.32M

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: 527

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: 3,385 | Gross: $0.21M

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: 47

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: 63

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

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

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: 59

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: 337 | 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: 74

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: Gary Daniels, Silvio Simac, Ursula Maria, Chloé Domange

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: 87

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: 9

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

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

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: 66

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: 87

Two Faces of a Bamiléké Woman, The (2018) (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

Votes: 5

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

Blood Sun Town (2013)

73 min | Action, Crime, Drama

Crime, love, revenge and fate blend seamlessly in the gritty action thriller Blood Sun Town set in the blistering hot desert town of Sunscorch, California. Lori (Amanda Harris), a troubled ... See full summary »

Director: Divine Gordon Asaah | Stars: Christopher Collard, Dominique Rochelle, Amanda Harris, Troy Coe

A Year of Destiny (2020)

Documentary | Pre-production

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Director: Kely McClung

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: 8

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: 31

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

Kamerage (2017– )


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

Life Point (2017)

90 min | Drama

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Director: Achille Brice | Stars: Gérard Essomba, Nkanya Nkwai, Tabi-Ayuk Tambi, Ngong Tatiana


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

L'Ordre Des Diamantaires

Crime, Drama, Romance | Announced

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Director: Rod On Jr.

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

A living tree means a living planet (2019)

80 min | Documentary

An international environmental anthology documentary film about trees and their different roles (ecological, environmental, personal and spiritual values) in our planet.

Directors: Arcade Assogba, Eduardo Quiroz Barrios, Nicholas Berger, Marco Brama, Marco Carbone, Tafadzwa Chikara, Salvador Delgadillo, Jean Michel Djait, Dick Dreyden, Miguel Ángel Mellado Díaz, Alessandro Fantini, Emily Fraser, Emily Hart, Sade Hiidenkari, Jari Kokko, Julián Lona, Mateo Lona, Mateo Luna, Afra Al Marar, Michael Marotti, Ahsan Minhas, Julie Misaki, Polina Mitryashina, Khalid Mokadmine, Eric Murithi, Kadour Naimi, Jo Nice, Narcisse Orédjé, Kasia Pajzderska, Lucia Pazderkova, Elio Quiroga, Sérgio Rizzo, Johanna Schartau, Katrina Syran, Pachara Tanjariyanon, Pachara Tanjariyanond, Mans Thunberg, Xiong Xu, Liwaa Yazji | Stars: Aamir Ali, Lucia Carbone, Marco Carbone, Paola Carbone

Le blanc d'eyenga 2 (2014)


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

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

Miraculous Weapons (2017)


The story of three women in a state called Free State relates around a man sentenced to death. One woman arrives from Europe to support the condemned; another is the condemned man's wife, ... See full summary »

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

Votes: 6

Africa, Blood & Beauty (2012)

90 min | Documentary, History

This film speaks of archaic peoples, their customs and mores, in an attempt to make the last snapshots of their traditional lifestyles before they are gone for good.

Director: Sergey Yastrzhembsky | Star: Lambert Wilson

Votes: 16

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: 58

Samba (2017)

26 min

SAMBA looks at the resilient role of African women in society today as we follow the lives of two women in positions of power who struggle to cope with the chaos of their domestic lives. A ... See full summary »

Stars: Kelly Ade, Nsang Dilong, Epulle Jeffery, Marie Nyna

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

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: 70

Breach of Trust (2017)

70 min | Drama

The story of two young school girls that are sexually abused by a family member and the ongoing trauma they experience.

Directors: Nkanya Nkwai, Nelson Spy | Stars: Chris Allen, Princess Brun Njua, Gelam Dickson, Mirabelle Ade Enanga's Mum

Histoires drôles et drôles de gens (1983)

90 min

An African storyteller, humorously and kindly, talks about how some of his fellow countrymen are emulating the habits of white people and "Their stuff". He thus presents several cases to ... See full summary »

Director: Jean-Pierre Dikongue-Pipa

Man on the Bottom (2007)

90 min | Thriller

A cheating wife blackmails her young lover, forcing him to help her plot the murder of her rich husband.

Director: Christopher Baldi | Stars: Marilyn Belle, Ralph Che, Geraldine Mankefor, William Mankefor

Votes: 36

Leaf in the Wind (2014)

55 min | Documentary

The silence and mystery surrounding the tragic events that took place between 1957 and 1971 in Cameroon perpetuate a suffering that often has dramatic consequences for the families on the ... See full summary »

Director: Jean-Marie Téno

Hommage (1985)

13 min | Short

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Director: Jean-Marie Téno

Coup de Foudre à Yaoundé

95 min | Comedy, Romance | Pre-production

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Directors: Mason Ewing, Patrick Timbe Moussanga | Stars: Patrick Kilpatrick, Hortavie Mpondo, Simon Herlin, Milan Ewing

Un amour pendant la guerre (2005)

62 min | Documentary

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Director: Osvalde Lewat

Baka, Guardians of the Forest (2016)


The Baka Pygmies of Cameroon are facing a serious departure from their traditional way of life due to the increasingly sedentary lifestyle that has been forced upon them for years. They ... See full summary »

Directors: José Bautista, Aitor Lara

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

And the Kola Nut Said No! (2007)

Not Rated | 120 min | Drama

The tragedy of one who gets married in total disregard of the native law and custom of their tribe - the Bakossi in the South-West Province of Cameroon, Africa.

Director: Ben Oben Mkpot | Stars: Vida Ampomah, Sia Boss, Christine Chapapria, Kolle George

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

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