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

The Fisherman's Diary (2020)

143 min | Drama

Ekah is determined to go to school in a village of fishermen where a girl child's education is considered a taboo. Her drive to break this old adage gets her embroiled with her father, Solomon's past.

Director: Enah Johnscott | Stars: Cosson Chinopoh, Faith Fidel, Onyama Laura, Prince Sube Mayorchu

Votes: 140

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: 7,122 | 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: 2,802 | 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: 3,608 | 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, Gérard Tichy, Jess Hahn, Gabriele Tinti

Votes: 551

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: 74

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: 113

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, Ursula Maria, Alain Ngalani

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

Sisters in Law (2005)
7.3
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: 378 | Gross: $0.03M

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

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: 54

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

Les 69 positions (1976)

90 min | Adult

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

Votes: 8

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

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: 62

Delphine's Prayers (2021)

90 min | Documentary

This film is the portrait of Delphine, a young Cameroonian girl. Like others, she belongs to the generation of young African women crushed by our patriarchal societies and abandoned to ... See full summary »

Director: Rosine Mfetgo Mbakam

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: 97

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

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: 100

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: 15

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

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

Notre fille (1980)

90 min | Drama

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

Votes: 7

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: 95

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.

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: 78

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: 33

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: 31

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

Totor (1994)

90 min | Comedy, Drama

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

Votes: 6

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, Leleti Khumalo, Sahndra Fon Dufe, Kalu Ikeagwu

Alma (VIII) (2015)

22 min | Short, Drama

Alma is young woman living with her husband in a fishing village in rural Cameroon. Behind the idyllic existence is hidden a harrowing story of domestic abuse.

Director: Christa Eka | Stars: Collins Ketcha, Nchifor Valery, Christa Eka

Cameroon Connection (1985)

90 min | Action, Crime

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

Votes: 20

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, Gelam Dickson, Mirabelle Ade Enanga's Mum, Epulle Jeffery

Digging for Life (2021)

Documentary, Short

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Director: João Queiroga | Stars: Tome Assoue, Stanley Glover

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: 16

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

NA China (2020)

71 min | Documentary

The implantation of African traders in Guangzhou is a recent phenomenon, on which Marie Voignier reports through her interlinking portraits of Jackie, Julie, Shanny who have come to set up ... See full summary »

Director: Marie Voignier

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

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: Tamnjong Beri, Burri-Taka Bolalima, Jeddy Kingz, Relindis Nchang

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 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: 11

Ekei (II) (2014)

99 min | Drama, Family

A village girl from Africa happens to find herself in the most dehumanizing, torturous, violent and unendurable circumstances in the United States, plunged by a battle of life or death. Would she survive the violence, rape and torture?

Stars: Donald Imm, Kang Quintus, W. Keith Scott

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

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

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

Kamerage (2017– )

Action

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

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: 27

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

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