Madagascar (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
Revolution (II) (2012)
53 metascore

Revolution (II) (2012)

PG | 85 min | Documentary, Adventure, Family

Filmmaker Rob Stewart advances the theory that though humans depend on the natural world for subsistence, humans are nature's greatest enemy.

Director: Rob Stewart | Stars: Nnimmo Bassey, Krystyna Bednarska, Adrienne Maree Brown, Lester Brown

Votes: 389

Island of Lemurs: Madagascar (2014)
66 metascore

Island of Lemurs: Madagascar (2014)

G | 39 min | Documentary, Short, Adventure

A documentary that follows Dr. Patricia C. Wright's mission to help lemurs, the highly evolved creatures who arrived on Madagascar millions of years ago as castaways but are now highly endangered.

Director: David Douglas | Stars: Patricia Wright, Morgan Freeman, Hantanirina Rasamimanana

Votes: 885 | Gross: $11.26M

Sonic Sea (2016)

60 min | Documentary

Sonic Sea is a 60-minute documentary about the devastating impact of industrial and military ocean noise on whales and other marine life. The film begins with a mystery: the unexplained ... See full summary »

Directors: Michelle Dougherty, Daniel Hinerfeld | Stars: Kenneth C. Balcomb III, Christopher Clark, Jean-Michel Cousteau, Sylvia Earle

Votes: 186

Zaho Zay (2020)

78 min | Documentary

A young woman works as a prison guard in a hopelessly overcrowded jail in central Madagascar. She passes the time daydreaming about her father, a murderer, who abandoned her as a child ... See full summary »

Directors: Maéva Ranaïvojaona, Georg Tiller | Stars: Nabiha Akkari, Eugene Raphael Ranaïvojaona, Michelle Eva Ranaïvojaona

Votes: 10

Famadihana (Second Burial): Surviving Guilt and Grief (2014)

28 min | Documentary, Short, Family

We can doubt on many things except death but we don't know when and how. Sometimes, death puts us in an unexpected journey. Death tears the family apart. The survivors develop a feeling of ... See full summary »

Director: Jacques Randrianary | Stars: Fara Rajoelina, François Rakotoarimasy, Odilon Rakotoarimasy, Anita Rakotondramasy

Sacred (2016)
60 metascore

Sacred (2016)

87 min | Documentary

Møre than 40 filmmakers travelled the globe to witness religious celebrations and interview people from all sorts of background.

Director: Thomas Lennon

Votes: 56

Coast to Coast Madagascar (2007 Video)

60 min | Documentary

The film explores the vast cultural diversity of Madagascar, also known as the 'Red Island'.

Director: Tariq Syed | Star: Patrick Flower

Makibefo (2001)

73 min | Drama

Macbeth, the Thane of Glamis, receives a prophecy from a trio of witches that one day he will become King of Scotland. Consumed by ambition and spurred to action by his wife, Macbeth murders his king and takes the throne for himself.

Director: Alexander Abela | Stars: Martin Zia, Neoliny Dety, Gilbert Laumord, Victor Raobelina

Votes: 20

Musicwood (2012)
74 metascore

Musicwood (2012)

80 min | Documentary, Adventure, Drama

The most famous guitar-makers in the world band together on a journey into one of the most primeval forests on earth. Their struggle is with a Native American logging company, their hope: to save the acoustic guitar.

Director: Maxine Trump | Stars: The Antlers, Dave Berryman, Turin Brakes, Kaki King

Votes: 28

La nuit de la fin des temps (2019)

Short, Horror

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Director: Chris Rakotomamonjy | Stars: André Chomier, Lionel Delage, Julie Delpouve, Mehdi Sersoub

Votes: 5

Souli (2004)

94 min

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Director: Alexander Abela | Stars: Eduardo Noriega, Aurélien Recoing, Makena Diop, Fatou N'Diaye

Votes: 20

Tabataba (1988)

76 min | Drama

Tabataba tells the story of a small Malagasy village during the independence uprising which took place in 1947 in the south of the country. For several months, part of the Malagasy ... See full summary »

Director: Raymond Rajaonarivelo | Stars: Philippe Nahoun, François Botozandry, Lucien Dadakisy, Soatody

Votes: 34

Aza Kivy (2020)

77 min | Documentary

"They want to dig us up, to spoil you, starve you, make you thirsty, poison you - be brave, we're fighting by your side!" These could be the message of the people of the sea's ancestors to ... See full summary »

Director: Nantenaina Lova

Mahaleo (2005)

98 min | Documentary, History, Music

In Malagasy, Mahaleo means free, independent Mahaleos voices and music have accompanied the people of Madagascar ever since the collapse of the colonial regime. Yet, even after 30 years of ... See full synopsis »

Directors: Cesar Paes, Raymond Rajaonarivelo | Star: Dama Mahaleo

Votes: 36

When the Stars Meet the Sea (1996)

Not Rated | 86 min | Drama

This film is one of the most magical to come out of Africa, hardly surprising since Madagascar is unlike anywhere else on earth. Raymond Rajaonarivelo follows his epic first film on the ... See full summary »

Director: Raymond Rajaonarivelo | Stars: Jean Rabenjamina, Joseph Rainizatilehy, Aimée Razatindrataranoa, Louis Vahandanitra

Votes: 35

Nofinofy (2019)

Not Rated | 72 min | Documentary

In Madagascar, after the municipality tears down his hair salon, Roméo has to leave Tamatave's high street for the city's popular districts. He moves into a small shabby shed where he dreams of building a proper salon.

Director: Michael Andrianaly

Votes: 31

Haingosoa (2019)

73 min | Drama

Haingo, a young single mother from Madagascar, struggles to pay the school fees of her six-year old daughter. A dance company proposes her a contract for a trial period. Haingo grabs this ... See full summary »

Director: Edouard Joubeaud | Stars: Marina Christine Amagoa, Haingosoa Loharano Vola, Remanindry

The Malagasy Way (2014)

84 min | Documentary, Adventure, History

Just for the time of a film, let's have fun reversing the roles... Let's imagine it isn't for the economists anymore to demonstrate their growth model, but for the farmers, artists, ... See full summary »

Director: Nantenaina Lova | Stars: Rejao Refaralahy Joela, Rado Mpikabary, Florentine Razafiharisoa, Joela Rejao Refaralahy

Votes: 19

Adrenaline Hunters: The Movie (2005)

52 min | Documentary, Action, Adventure

Through winter and summer, across endlessly varied landscapes in search of perfection... not just for the rush, but to unlock the philosophy of The Edge. Against these unadulterated ... See full summary »

Director: Victor Muh | Star: The Adrenaline Hunters

Votes: 9

Malagasy Mankany (2012)

93 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama

Malagasy Mankany is a colorful and entertaining dramedy-adventure set in Madagascar about three sociology students named Jimi, Bob and Dylan. When Jimi's father becomes suddenly ill and ... See full summary »

Director: Haminiaina Ratovoarivony | Stars: Mahon Andoniaina, Ben Elissar, Hamy Ratovo, Valeska Sanjy

Votes: 9

Lolovokatra 2 (2000)

79 min | Horror

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Director: Jadias | Stars: Dame de Coeur, Sese

You & Me Forever

Romance | Announced

The TV serial You and Me Forever acts out various role play and scenarios around the theme of love and interrelationships between a man and a woman. A cast of fourteen different ... See full summary »

Fahavalo, Madagascar 1947 (2018)

90 min | Documentary, History, War

They were called fahavalo - enemies - because they rebelled in 1947 against French colonial authorities in Madagascar. Today, filmmaker Marie-Clémence Andriamonta Paes takes us where the ... See full summary »

Director: Marie Clémence Andriamonta-Paes

Votes: 8

Angano... Angano... Tales from Madagascar (1989)

64 min | Documentary

Venerable storytellers recount for the camera and their listeners the founding myths of Malagasy culture.

Directors: Marie Clémence Andriamonta-Paes, Cesar Paes | Stars: Ambarazafy, Avimare, Arthur Besy, Fototselo

Votes: 49

Raketa Mena (2007)

52 min | Documentary

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Director: Hery A. Rasolo

4 Years Later (2017)

27 min | Documentary, Short

In Tamatave, Rita and Lalia are two young primary school teachers. They face up to the children's difficulties in a first grade class. One is in a public school, the other is in a private ... See full summary »

Director: Julie Anne Melville

Return of a President: After the Coup in Madagascar (2017)

79 min | Documentary

Meet exiled President and yogurt mogul Ravalomanana ousted by a military coup while he was trying to pull Madagascar out of poverty. In the film, director Lotte Mik Meyer tries to make ... See full summary »

Director: Lotte Mik Meyer

Votes: 12


Romance | Announced

Soulmate's are people search of friendship, trust and the elements of the global love that only exist as meaning. The T.V. series Soulmate's acts out various role plays and scenarios set ... See full summary »

Malagasy Gospel (2009)

90 min | Documentary, Music

The story of a unique experience. Fifteen orphaned blind children and fifteen girls who had suffered child exploitation in the south of Madagascar, leave their country for the first time as... See full summary »

Directors: Virginia Camino, Graciela de Pablos, Carlos Esbert, Álvaro Lagos

Sur les murs de la ville (2004)

5 min | Animation, Short

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Director: Fabrice Mamynirina Razafindralambo

Le prix de la paix (1987)

72 min

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Directors: Abel Rakotozanany, Benoît Ramampy

Photojournalisms (2012)

10 min | Documentary, Short, Adventure

The notion of 'home' has shifting significance for Ed Kashi, a photojournalist who travels the world documenting social and political issues. For the past 30 years, Kashi has lived a life ... See full summary »

Star: Ed Kashi

Votes: 24

Madagascar, 7 mois de chaos (2002)

52 min | Documentary

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Director: Gaël Mocaër

Doctor of the Indian Ocean (TV Movie)

51 min | Documentary, Biography | Post-production

A portrait documentary of a 78-year-old surgeon: Firoze Koytcha, who has organized humanitarian missions for more than 40 years.

Directors: Arthur Valverde, Arthur Valverde

With Love from Madagascar (2014)

77 min | Documentary, Adventure, Romance

Klara, a young waitress living in Berlin, disappointed by her former relationship, meets Karsten a young disillusioned man who falls in love with her. Trying to avoid previous mistakes she ... See full summary »

Directors: Klara Harden, Karsten Pruehl | Stars: Klara Harden, Karsten Pruehl

Andasibe (2015)

50 min | Documentary, History, News | Completed

In the small village of Andasibe in eastern Madagascar, a dedicated group of individuals, both locals and transplants, are working together to halt the destruction of the natural ... See full summary »

Directors: Denise Dragiewicz, Marc Dragiewicz

Bound to the Past (2013 Video)

11 min | Documentary, Short, Drama

'Bound to the Past' is the story of two youth from neighboring tribes off the northwest coast of Madagascar. Through their stories and perspectives, the film explores their cultures and the... See full summary »

Director: Andy Brown | Stars: Luca Amayo, Elizabeth Wamukoya

Zanaka Thus Spoke Felix (2019)

29 min | Documentary, Short, History

"If some want to perpetuate colonization, Malagasy people must oppose a strong no, whoever the colonists are » . Thus spoke Felix Robson, deported during the anti-colonial insurrection of 1947.

Director: Nantenaina Lova



A traditional Vezo fisherwoman Madame Kokoly as she reflects on her life experiences and carries out her daily routine in and around the coastal waters of southwest Madagascar.

Directors: Paul Antion, Garth Cripps

Dahalo, Dahalo (1983)

75 min

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Director: Benoît Ramampy

Ilo Tsy Very (1987)

90 min

The story of Madagascar from 1895 to 1975: colonization, war, revolt, independence. Since the movie is a historical drama, the Malagasy government forced the director to modify the film so ... See full summary »

Director: Solo Randrasana | Stars: Gustave Andriamiarantsoa, Caroline Chevalier, Dedesse, Albert Doro

Lolon'i dada (2000)

65 min | Horror

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Director: Njatoniaina J. Rafanomezantsoa | Stars: Dany, Rasta, Vola, Lalaina

Les enfants de la périphérie (2014)

26 min | Documentary, Short

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Director: Gilde Razafitsihadinoina

Guitar Madagascar (2015)

106 min | Documentary, Music

Guitar Madagascar is a movie about the people of Madagascar, the fourth largest island in the world. It's a movie about their views on life and death, and also about how everything is ... See full summary »

Director: Takeshi Kamei | Star: Thominot Andrianjafy

The Dakota Hunter (2011)

Not Rated | 60 min | Documentary, Adventure, Biography

Dutchman Hans Wiesman is completely and utterly in love - with a plane: The legendary DC3 'Dakota'. Her shiny aluminum hull, her delicate round wingtips and her unique place in history ... See full summary »

Director: Axel Ebermann | Star: Hans Wiesman

Finding Balance: Forests and Family Planning in Madagascar (2004 Video)

9 min | Documentary, Short

This short documentary brings the links between population growth and environmental destruction on the island of Madagascar into sharp focus - and explores what one innovative local organization is doing about it.

Director: Daniele Anastasion

Votes: 6

The Music That Saved My Life (1999)

6 min | Short, Musical

A Madagascan singer joyfully recounts how his music saved his life, when he used it as a way of communicating with some violent warriors who attacked him.

Director: Jean-Émilien Rakotonandrasana

Terra Sacra Time Lapses (2012 Video)

7 min | Short, Fantasy

Filmmaker Sean F. White's breathtaking compilation of surreal landscapes and ancient monuments celebrating our sacred Earth photographed over six years in 24 countries on seven continents. ... See full summary »

Director: Sean White

Votes: 35

Rendala, the Mikea (2016)

62 min | Documentary

Strongly encouraged by an environmental protection program, Rendala and his clan left their native forest in southwest of Madagascar to settle a few kilometers away.

Director: Alain Rakotoarisoa

Dakara - The confession of a thug (2020)

Crime, Drama, Thriller

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Director: Lemena Vintsy

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