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)
6.9
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: 6,801 | Gross: $0.30M

Chocolat (1988)

PG-13 | 105 min | Drama

A French woman returns to her childhood home in Cameroon - formerly a colonial outpost - where she's flooded by memories, particularly of Protée, her servant.

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

Votes: 2,669 | Gross: $2.32M

Moolaadé (2004)
7.6
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: 3,522 | 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: 538

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: 61

The Bloodettes (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: 94

Coup de Foudre à Yaoundé

95 min | Comedy, Romance | Pre-production

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Directors: Mason Ewing, Patrick Timbe Moussanga | Stars: Patrick Kilpatrick, Baba Wild, Hortavie Mpondo, Wakeut Fogaing

Sisters in Law (2005)
7.2
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: 376 | Gross: $0.03M

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

The Law of Destiny (2021)

Thriller | Announced

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, Chloé Domange, Christian Schiesser

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: 50

Cutlass (2020)

107 min | Drama | Completed

16-year-old Vivian moves to live with her grandmother Ma Granni in the city of Bamenda. On her arrival, she is infatuated by BEN, an Okada boy (commercial bike rider). Ben so Lovely and ... See full summary »

Director: Burri-Taka Bolalima | Stars: John Tembeng Bah, Dinga Noela, Masandi Blackberry, Bernadette Manka

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: 103

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: 14

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: 70

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

Chez jolie coiffure (2018)

71 min | Documentary

Enter the Jolie Coiffure hair salon in the African Matonge district of Brussels, where charismatic owner Sabine presided over customers' flirting, gossiping, and harrowing tales of immigration.

Director: Rosine Mfetgo Mbakam

Votes: 30

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: 60

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: 91

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: 8

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: 96

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: 14

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: 61

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: 27

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 Jr.

Unconditional Love (2014)

Drama

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Director: John Uche | Stars: Fatima M Cisse, Naomi Dominion, John Dumelo, Sahndra Fon Dufe

Miraculous Weapons (2017)

Drama

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

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: 8

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: 10

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: Serge Amougou, Saïdou Abatcha, Timoléon Luc Boyogueno, Atebass

Votes: 76

Naked Reality (2016)

Sci-Fi

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

Yefon

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

Expression the Courage to Heal (2017)

Drama

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Director: Musing Derick Tening | Stars: Alene Menget, Yijika Solange

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

Chief! (1999)

61 min | Documentary

During the month of December, 1997, I witnessed several troubling events in Cameroon: In my village a young boy was nearly lynched by a mob people's justice in a lawless state. I went to a ... See full summary »

Director: Jean-Marie Téno | Stars: Mongo Beti, Suzanne Kala-Lobe, Pius Njawe, Jeanne Ongbatik Njawé

Votes: 52

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

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

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

Badiaga (1987)

118 min

Badiaga follows the rules of a classical tragedy. A three year old girl abandoned in a food market is sheltered and raised by a deaf and dumb vagrant. They develop a very strong bond. ... See full summary »

Director: Jean-Pierre Dikongue-Pipa | Stars: Justine Sengue, Alexandre Zanga

Votes: 8

Le blanc d'eyenga 2 (2014)

Comedy

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

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: 9

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: 35

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: 10

Notre fille (1980)

90 min | Drama

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

Votes: 6

Hommage (1985)

13 min | Short

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Director: Jean-Marie Téno

Sango Malo (1990)

93 min | Drama

Sango Malo contrasts two views of education. The traditional headmaster represents a rigid, "Eurocentric." curriculum designed to produce docile colonial administrators. Malo, the radical ... See full summary »

Director: Bassek Ba Kobhio | Stars: Jeanne Abanda, Epaye Monny Akwa, Daniel Bakang, Lucie Bekono

Votes: 30

Totor (1994)

90 min | Comedy, Drama

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

Votes: 6

Circle of Powers (1998)

115 min

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

African Fever (1985)

115 min

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Director: Alphonse Beni | Stars: Suzanne Beni, Pierre Didy Tchakounte, Alphonse Beni, Jimmy Byon

Votes: 5

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