Kenya (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

Dangal (2016)

Not Rated | 161 min | Action, Biography, Drama

Former wrestler Mahavir Singh Phogat and his two wrestler daughters struggle towards glory at the Commonwealth Games in the face of societal oppression.

Director: Nitesh Tiwari | Stars: Aamir Khan, Sakshi Tanwar, Fatima Sana Shaikh, Sanya Malhotra

Votes: 174,398 | Gross: $12.39M

The Constant Gardener (2005)
7.4
82 metascore

The Constant Gardener (2005)

R | 129 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance

A widower is determined to get to the bottom of a potentially explosive secret involving his wife's murder, big business, and corporate corruption.

Director: Fernando Meirelles | Stars: Ralph Fiennes, Rachel Weisz, Danny Huston, Hubert Koundé

Votes: 137,396 | Gross: $33.58M

Endangered Species (2021)

R | 101 min | Action, Thriller

Jack Halsey takes his wife, their adult kids, and a friend for a dream vacation in Kenya. But as they venture off alone into a wilderness park, their safari van is flipped over by an angry rhino, leaving them injured and desperate.

Director: M.J. Bassett | Stars: Rebecca Romijn, Philip Winchester, Isabel Bassett, Michael Johnston

Votes: 1,308

The Good Lie (2014)
7.4
65 metascore

The Good Lie (2014)

PG-13 | 110 min | Biography, Drama

A group of Sudanese refugees, given the chance to resettle in the U.S., arrive in Kansas City, Missouri, where their encounter with an employment agency counselor forever changes all of their lives.

Director: Philippe Falardeau | Stars: Reese Witherspoon, Arnold Oceng, Ger Duany, Emmanuel Jal

Votes: 28,160 | Gross: $2.72M

Samsara (I) (2011)
8.5
65 metascore

Samsara (I) (2011)

PG-13 | 102 min | Documentary, Music

Filmed over nearly five years in twenty-five countries on five continents, and shot on seventy-millimetre film, Samsara transports us to the varied worlds of sacred grounds, disaster zones, industrial complexes, and natural wonders.

Director: Ron Fricke | Stars: Balinese Tari Legong Dancers, Ni Made Megahadi Pratiwi, Puti Sri Candra Dewi, Putu Dinda Pratika

Votes: 34,878 | Gross: $2.67M

The Pirates of Somalia (2017)
6.8
54 metascore

The Pirates of Somalia (2017)

R | 116 min | Biography, Drama

In 2008, rookie journalist Jay Bahadur forms a half-baked plan to embed himself with the pirates of Somalia. He ultimately succeeds in providing the first close-up look into who these men are, how they live, and the forces that drive them.

Director: Bryan Buckley | Stars: Al Pacino, Evan Peters, Melanie Griffith, Barkhad Abdi

Votes: 9,647

White Mischief (1987)

R | 107 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

In 1940s Kenya, a married couple join other affluent British expatriates in a lifestyle of recklessness and excess, but soon find themselves in a troubling situation.

Director: Michael Radford | Stars: Sarah Miles, Joss Ackland, Greta Scacchi, Charles Dance

Votes: 2,751 | Gross: $3.11M

Rafiki (2018)
6.8
68 metascore

Rafiki (2018)

83 min | Drama, Romance

"Good Kenyan girls become good Kenyan wives," but Kena and Ziki long for something more. When love blossoms between them, the two girls will be forced to choose between happiness and safety.

Director: Wanuri Kahiu | Stars: Samantha Mugatsia, Neville Misati, Nice Githinji, Charlie Karumi

Votes: 2,686 | Gross: $0.14M

The Elephant Queen (2018)
7.8
69 metascore

The Elephant Queen (2018)

PG | 96 min | Documentary, Family

Athena is a mother who will do everything in her power to protect her herd when they are forced to leave their waterhole. This epic journey, narrated by Chiwetel Ejiofor, takes audiences across the African savannah, and into the heart of an elephant family. A tale of love, loss and coming home.

Directors: Mark Deeble, Victoria Stone | Star: Chiwetel Ejiofor

Votes: 1,740

Mully (2015)

TV-PG | 81 min | Documentary, Adventure, Biography

A homeless orphan in Kenya becomes a lucrative businessman, only to give it all up and open an orphanage that today serves over 2000 Kenyan children.

Director: Scott Haze | Stars: Charles Mully, Esther Mully, Isaac Mulli, Ndondo Mulli

Votes: 332

The First Grader (2010)
7.4
56 metascore

The First Grader (2010)

PG-13 | 103 min | Biography, Drama, Romance

The story of an 84 year-old Kenyan villager and ex Mau Mau veteran who fights for his right to go to school for the first time to get the education he could never afford.

Director: Justin Chadwick | Stars: Naomie Harris, Oliver Litondo, Tony Kgoroge, Alfred Munyua

Votes: 4,555 | Gross: $0.33M

All That Way for Love (2011)

R | 20 min | Short, Drama, Thriller

A young idealistic Irishman, Simon who is traveling across Africa to reach his girlfriend, Jennifer hitches a ride with a warring European couple, Kate and Casper. The crossfire could be deadly.

Director: Henry Mason | Stars: Derek de Lint, Belinda Stewart-Wilson, Andrew Simpson, Sarah Solemani

Votes: 81

Ayaanle (2022)

Drama | Post-production

AYAANLE is a 21 year old, young man living in Nairobi who aspires to become an actor and reach Hollywood. Despite his conservative upbringing and coming from an impoverished background, he ... See full synopsis »

Director: Ahmed Farah | Stars: Barkhad Abdirahman, Blessing Lungaho, Keith Chuaga, Pascal Tokodi

In the Shadow of Kilimanjaro (1985)

R | 97 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

Because of a severe drought in Kenya in 1984, ninety thousand starving baboons go on a murderous rampage, killing humans and animals alike.

Director: Raju Patel | Stars: John Rhys-Davies, Timothy Bottoms, Irene Miracle, Michele Carey

Votes: 421 | Gross: $0.18M

Amin: The Rise and Fall (1981)

R | 91 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

The chronicle of Ugandan dictator Idi Amin and his tyranic rule from 1971 to his overthrow in 1979.

Director: Sharad Patel | Stars: Joseph Olita, Thomas Baptiste, Leonard Trolley, Geoffrey Keen

Votes: 438

Selina - Telenovela (2018– )

26 min | Drama

Selina, (Ua Kijijini,Mwiba Mjini) is a Kenyan Swahili soap opera and telenovela that airs on Maisha Magic East on Gotv channel 4. It tells the story of Selina (played by Celestine Gachuhi) an intelligent young woman of humble beginnings who has excelled in her fourth form exams and is bound to join university. Her mischievous stepmother, Kristina, crafts a wicked plot to sell her off to work as a... See full summary »

Stars: Celestine Gachuhi, Peter Kamau, Pascal Tokodi, Joyce Maina

Votes: 28

Supa Modo (2018)

74 min | Drama

Story of a young girl whose dream of becoming a superhero is threatened by terminal illness, inspiring her village to rally together to make her dream come true.

Director: Likarion Wainaina | Stars: Stycie Waweru, Marrianne Nungo, Nyawara Ndambia, Johnson Gitau Chege

Votes: 446

Just in Time (2021)

91 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

A meticulous clerk for a bookstore that has just been shuttered suddenly finds herself taking care of her cousin's witty 11-year-old daughter.

Director: Lowladee Omolola Adeleke | Stars: Sarah Hassan, Stycie Waweru, Mawuli Gavor, Pierra Makena

Votes: 36

Pandora's Box (II) (2019)

75 min | Documentary

Lifting the lid on menstruation.

Director: Rebecca Snow

Votes: 16

Mission to Rescue (2021)

93 min | Action, Thriller

Along the Kenya- Somali border, the Kenya Special Operations Forces who are training for their next mission receive word that the Assistant County Commissioner and two others have been ... See full summary »

Director: Gilbert K. Lukalia | Stars: Melvin Alusa, Warsame Abdi, Abdi Yusuf, Emmanuel Mugo

Nairobi Half Life (2012)

96 min | Drama

A young, aspiring actor from upcountry Kenya dreams of becoming a success in the big city. In pursuit of this and to the chagrin of his brother and parents, he makes his way to Nairobi:the city of opportunity.

Director: David 'Tosh' Gitonga | Stars: Joseph Wairimu, Olwenya Maina, Nancy Wanjiku Karanja, Mugambi Nthiga

Votes: 907

Disconnect (II) (2018)

TV-MA | 107 min | Comedy, Romance

A romantic comedy that brings out the intricacies and absurdities of the Nairobi dating scene.

Directors: David 'Tosh' Gitonga, Michael Jones | Stars: Brenda Wairimu, Nick Mutuma, Catherine Kamau, Pascal Tokodi

Votes: 114

Softie (2020)
7.5
73 metascore

Softie (2020)

96 min | Documentary

Political activist Boniface "Softie" Mwangi runs for office in a regional Kenyan election, which puts pressure on his young family and his convictions.

Director: Sam Soko | Stars: Charles Njagua Kanyi, Uhuru Kenyatta, Khadija Mohamed-Churchill, Christopher Msando

Votes: 137

Poacher (2018)

29 min | Short, Action, Crime

A desperate farmer runs into trouble after he steals a stash of blood ivory from a gang of international terrorists.

Director: Tom Whitworth | Stars: Brian Ogola, Davina Leonard, Lenny Juma, Shiviske Shivisi

Votes: 64

I Am Samuel (2020)

69 min | Documentary

Filmed verite style over five years, I Am Samuel is an intimate portrait of a Kenyan man torn between balancing duty to his family with his dreams for his future.

Director: Peter Murimi

Votes: 55

Crime and Justice (2021– )

Crime, Drama

Detectives Makena and Silas from Kenya's Directorate of Criminal Investigations investigate different crimes, some dealing with social or political impact.

Stars: Sarah Hassan, Alfred Munyua, Maqbul Mohammed, Paul Ogola

Votes: 17

Njoro wa Uba (2019– )

Drama

After losing his job in a banking scandal, Njoro takes up a taxi driving business to provide for his daughter and to manage his growing legal fees. Through his journey, he paints a portrait... See full summary »

Star: Joe Kinyua

Votes: 25

To Walk with Lions (1999)

PG-13 | 108 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama

George Adamson fights to save Kenya's wildlife. Together with his young assistant Tony Fitzjohn, he battles to keep the animals on his game reserve, and "Kora", from dangerous poachers.

Director: Carl Schultz | Stars: Richard Harris, John Michie, Kerry Fox, Ian Bannen

Votes: 879

In Another Life (I) (2019)

77 min | Documentary

Thirty years ago, filmmaker Philippe de Pierpont met six children who were living on the streets in Burundi and promised to film them until they died. Today, he is meeting them again for ... See full summary »

Director: Philippe de Pierpont | Stars: Assouman, Etu, Innocent, Jean-Marie

Votes: 18

Country Queen (2019– )

52 min | Drama

When an invasive mining company threatens the existence of her village, a city girl caught between two worlds must return home, overcome her painful past to save the village and find herself in the process.

Stars: Melissa Kiplagat, Melvin Alusa, Nini Wacera, Blessing Lungaho

40 Sticks (2020)

92 min | Thriller

A group of prisoners trapped in a crashed prison bus strive to stay alive when they realize there is a mysterious killer lurking in the shadows.

Director: Victor Gatonye | Stars: Shiviske Shivisi, Robert Agengo, Mwaura Bilal, Cajetan Boy

Votes: 93

Super Sema (2021– )

Animation

Super Sema is the first African kid superhero animated series about an ordinary young girl on an extraordinary mission to protect her African village from a heartless villain and his army of pesky robots.

Stars: Lupita Nyong'o, Stycie Waweru, Claudia Lloyd, Elsaphan Njora

Votes: 6

Time Trap (2021)

TV-14 | 11 min | Short, Adventure, Fantasy

A Time Traveller who is Trapped Back in Time and In The Process Comes Across Native Residents Whom She Has To Encounter With So She Can Travel Back To Her Timeline.

Director: Allan Bosire | Stars: James Caesar, Catesharon Gakeni, Clinton Isaac, Rutherford Moenga

Kati Kati (2016)

75 min | Drama

A young woman with no memory of her life or death, is helped with assimilation to the afterlife by a ghost.

Director: Mbithi Masya | Stars: Nyokabi Gethaiga, Elsaphan Njora, Paul Ogola, Peter King Nzioki

Votes: 119

Poverty, Inc. (2014)

94 min | Documentary, History, News

From Toms Shoes to international adoptions, from solar panels to U.S. agricultural subsidies, drawing from over 200 interviews filmed in 20 countries, Poverty, Inc. unearths an uncomfortable side of charity we can no longer ignore.

Director: Michael Matheson Miller | Star: Robert Sirico

Votes: 659

Train Station (I) (2015)

97 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

When a mysterious train accident forces a man to change his plans, he is confronted with a series of choices. Each decision he makes leads to a different scenario, each one filmed by a different director with a different cast.

Directors: Xavier Agudo, Tony Pietra Arjuna, Ryan Bajornas, Surya Balakrishnan, Nicola Barnaba, Petras Baronas, Juliane Block, Ian Bonner, Julia Caiuby, Gregory Cattell, Diane Cheklich, Vicky Choromidou, Hesam Dehghani, Todd Felderstein, Ingrid Franchi, Yango Gonzalez, Vania Ivanova, Yosef Khouwes, George Korgianitis, Joycelyn Lee, Craig Lines, Athanasia Michopoulou, Isazaly Mohd Isa, Daniel Montoya, Omer Moutasim, Marc Oberdorfer, Tiago P. de Carvalho, Aditya Pawar, Kevin Rumley, Andrés Sandoval, Guillem Serrano, Marty Shea, Nitye Sood, Amirah M. Tajdin, Dzenan Tarakcija, Adrian Tudor, John Versical, Kresna D. Wicaksana, Rafael Yoshida | Stars: Patrick Gorman, Judith Hoersch, Yoann Sover, Shirin Esmaeeli

Votes: 161

Khel (1992)

152 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

Widowed and elderly industrialist Sulakshana Devi allows her business and estate to be taken care of by her nephew, Balwant. Shortly after her return from the overseas her only son, Ravi ... See full summary »

Director: Rakesh Roshan | Stars: Aparajita, Prem Chopra, Madhuri Dixit, Vijayendra Ghatge

Votes: 556

Men in the Arena (2017)

85 min | Documentary, News, Sport

Two Somali soccer stars chase impossible dreams in this human rights story born out of civil war and terror.

Director: J.R. Biersmith | Stars: Barkhad Abdi, Mark Bowden, Sa'ad Hussein, Saadiq Mohammed

Votes: 35

Pumzi (2009)

21 min | Short, Sci-Fi

A sci-fi film about Africa in the future, 35 years after World War III, the water war.

Director: Wanuri Kahiu | Stars: Kudzani Moswela, Chantelle Burger, Tammy Richards, Nicole Bailey

Votes: 314

Fishing Without Nets (2014)
6.5
65 metascore

Fishing Without Nets (2014)

R | 109 min | Drama, Thriller

A drama the follows a Somali who opts in on a piracy mission but then tries to extricate himself from the events.

Director: Cutter Hodierne | Stars: Abdiwali Farrah, Eric Godon, Abdikhadir Hassan, Idil Ibrahim

Votes: 250

Adisa (2021)

29 min | Short, Drama

Susanne, chief diplomat and representative of the European Union, visits a remote village on the Somali border that was the victim of a terrorist attack. While the bereaved put all hope in ... See full summary »

Director: Simon Denda | Stars: Victoria Mayer, Jackline Wanjiku, Götz Otto, Robert Agengo

Votes: 13

Red Dusk (2021)

32 min | Short, Action, Crime

An Alshabab Terror Group Led by Hassan Hussein Carry out an ambush on Kenyan soil taking hostage 3 Kenyan Citizens.

Director: Allan Bosire | Stars: Willy Amin, Duncan Atuti, Allan Bosire, Teddy Brown

Sue Na Jonnie (2017– )

Drama

Broke Jonnie Juma goes to look for a job at a company, but is confused for another successful CEO with the same name.

Stars: Martin Githinji, Catherine Kamau, Vera Atsango, Lucy Wache

Votes: 32

Soul Boy (2010)

61 min | Drama

A Kenyan boy goes on a strange journey to return his father's soul.

Directors: Hawa Essuman, Tom Tykwer | Stars: Samson Odhiambo, Leila Dayan Opou, Krysteen Savane, Frank Kimani

Votes: 384

Safari Rally (1978)

90 min | Action, Adventure

The older Paul Stark and the young Joe Massi, two rally drivers, are rivals in the race but not only: Paul finds out that between his wife Sandra and Joe there is some tender.

Director: Bitto Albertini | Stars: Marcel Bozzuffi, Olga Bisera, Joe Dallesandro, Eleonora Giorgi

Votes: 42

Living in the Age of Airplanes (2015)

47 min | Documentary

This is a story about how the airplane has changed the world. Filmed in 18 countries across all seven continents, it renews our appreciation for one of the most extraordinary and awe-inspiring aspects of the modern world.

Director: Brian J. Terwilliger | Star: Harrison Ford

Votes: 494

The Marshal of Finland (2012)

50 min | Drama

A film about Gustaf Mannerheim, Marshall and 6th President of Finland.

Director: Gilbert K. Lukalia | Stars: Telley Savalas Otieno, Beatrice Wangui, Ruth Maingi, Jacky Vike

Votes: 343

Pelada (2010)

Not Rated | 90 min | Documentary, Sport

Away from the bright lights and manicured fields, there's another side of soccer. Two players, twenty-five countries, one game.

Directors: Luke Boughen, Rebekah Fergusson, Gwendolyn Oxenham, Ryan White

Votes: 345

The Real Househelps of Kawangware (2014)

21 min | Short, Comedy

Add a Plot

Director: Philip Karanja | Stars: Douglas Muigai, Ester Chebet, Steven Oduor Dede, Kat Kenzie

The Tiger Mafia (2016)

100 min | Documentary

The planets favourite wild creature speed bred and factory farmed for body parts

Directors: Karl Ammann, Merz Laurin | Stars: Natasha Mago, Derek Watts

Votes: 32

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