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: 6,161 | 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: 2,513 | 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: 522

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: 3,290 | Gross: $0.21M

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: 51

Sisters in Law (2005)
7.5
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: 329 | 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: 62

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 deeper global conspiracy of coercion and murder.

Director: Kely McClung | Stars: Chloé Domange, Willy Zogo, Naoumie Ekiko, Amayel Ndiaye

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

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

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

Coup de Foudre à Yaoundé

95 min | Comedy, Romance | Post-production

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Directors: Mason Ewing, Patrick Timbe Moussanga | Stars: Patrick Kilpatrick, Maryse Bourlon, Hortavie Mpondo, Milan Ewing

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

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

Kamerage (2017– )

Action

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

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

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

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: 82

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

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

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

Eeya (2016)

5 min | Documentary, Short

The indigenous Baka tribes of Cameroon find themselves caught in the middle of Central Africa's forest elephant poaching epidemic. Some are drawn into poaching gangs, while others are ... See full summary »

Director: Mariah Wilson

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

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

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

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

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

Change, Orphans in the Storm (2014)

8 min | Documentary, Short, Biography

The plight of the 152 million orphans of the world is set to music and the song Change.

Director: David Bartlett | Stars: Matikahata Madrasha Orphanage Bangladesh, Glenda Benevides, Cameroon Centres d'Accueil de l'Espoir Orphanage, 'Mother' Martha's Bensonville Orphanage

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

Miraculous Weapons (2018)

Drama

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: 5

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

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

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

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: 41

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: 27

H20 (2017)

13 min | Short, Drama | Completed

For Donatus to keep his mother alive he needs to do all it takes to get clean drinking water.

Director: Delvis Mezor

E Do (2017)

23 min | Short

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Director: Nkanya Nkwai | Stars: Mayohchu Atem-Ebai, Nabil Fongod, Ruth Nkweti

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: Suzanne Kala-Lobe, Pius Njawe

Votes: 52

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

5 Idiots (2015)

Comedy

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 prix de la liberté (1978)

90 min | Thriller

After refusing the sexual advances of her village chief and her father's authority, a young woman runs away from home and goes to town. There she meets several members of her family and ... See full summary »

Director: Jean-Pierre Dikongue-Pipa | Stars: Marie-Thérèse Badje, Bibi Kouo, Marthe Momha, Albert Mouangue

Votes: 8

La brûlure (1982)

90 min

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Director: Urbain Dia Mokouri

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

Suicides (1983)

86 min

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Director: Jean-Claude Tchuilen | Stars: Sidiki Bakaba, Christian Bebebey, Pierre Didy Tchakounte, Fanny Magier

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

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

Totor (1994)

90 min | Comedy, Drama

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

Votes: 6

La tête dans les nuages (1994)

34 min | Short

In his film 'La tête dans les nuages' ('Head in the Clouds') Jean-Marie Teno criticizes the ills of the modern world and the regression of African societies. This short documentary shows ... See full summary »

Director: Jean-Marie Téno

L'eau de misère (1988)

93 min

Before starring in their own concert film "Man No Run by Claire Denis", the legendary bikutsi rock group Les Têtes Brulées appeared as one of several unconventional guests at a school in ... See full summary »

Director: Jean-Marie Téno | Stars: David Enende, Essindi Mindja

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

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