Mozambique (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

Mosquito (2020)

125 min | Drama, War

A Portugese soldier gets lost in the African jungle, in 1917

Director: João Nuno Pinto | Stars: João Nunes Monteiro, João Lagarto, Filipe Duarte, Alfredo Brito

Votes: 482

Redemption (2019)

100 min | Action, Drama, Thriller

A young ex-con seeking redemption is surprised by a bank foreclosure that forces him to plot against a ruthless crime boss.

Director: Mickey Fonseca | Stars: Gil Alexandre, Arlete Guillermina Bombe, Laquino Fonseca, Tomas Bie

Votes: 140

The Train of Salt and Sugar (2016)

93 min | Adventure

A very dangerous train journey through war torn Mozambique. Civilian passengers are both protected and harassed by a troop of ill-disciplined soldiers on board to fight off a rebel army in ... See full summary »

Director: Licínio Azevedo | Stars: Matamba Joaquim, Melanie de Vales Rafael, Thiago Justino, António Nipita

Votes: 126

Sleepwalking Land (2007)

Not Rated | 97 min | Drama

In the midst of Mozambique's devastating civil war, Muidinga, an orphaned refugee, wanders the countryside in search of his mother. His only companion is an elderly storyteller, and the ... See full summary »

Director: Teresa Prata | Stars: Nick Lauro Teresa, Aladino Jasse, Ernesto Lemos Macuacua, Filimone Meigos

Votes: 223

Kalunga (2019)

22 min | Documentary, Short

From a place far from home, Lara is driven by enigmatic dreams to fulfill a spiritual birth ritual that will take her along with her dead aunt back to Africa.

Director: Lara Sousa

Another Man's Garden (2007)

Not Rated | 80 min | Drama

Sofia, a young girl in Mozambique who is studying to be a doctor, finds that her professor wants more from her than hard work. An unwillingness to compromise her values and potentially her health, may cost her a place there.

Director: Sol de Carvalho | Stars: Evaristo Abreu, Timóteo Maposse, Maria Amélia Pangane, Filomena Remigio

Votes: 57

Grande Hotel (2010)

57 min | Documentary, History

Grande Hotel, Beira, Mozambique. In one of the grandest hotels in the world, born of and to luxury, today you enter 'at own risk'. More than 2500 people live there without water or ... See full summary »

Director: Lotte Stoops

Votes: 56

Virgin Margarida (2012)

90 min | Drama

1975, Mozambique's rebirth as an independent nation. The young revolution sweeps the streets of Maputo clean of prostitutes and bad habits. The prostitutes are sent to re-education camps ... See full summary »

Director: Licínio Azevedo | Stars: Iva Mugalela, Hermelinda Cimela, Sumeia Maculuva, Rosa Mario

Votes: 93

Sigauque (2014)


Add a Plot

Director: Abu Gudo | Star: Daniel Walter

Nelio's Story (1998)

93 min | Drama

Based on the book by Henning Mankell (Sweden), this story takes place in Mozambique and is about a young boy, Nelio, who loses his entire family during a time of civil war. A wounded Nelio ... See full summary »

Director: Solveig Nordlund | Stars: Sérgio Titos, Jaime Julio, Francisco Chilengue, Avelino Manhiça

Votes: 77

Yvone Kane (2014)

117 min | Drama

After her daughter's death, Rita returns to the African country of her childhood to investigate the death of Yvone Kane, a former political activist and guerrilla fighter. There, she ... See full summary »

Director: Margarida Cardoso | Stars: Irene Ravache, Beatriz Batarda, Gonçalo Waddington, Mina Andala

Votes: 83

Punk in Africa (2012)

Not Rated | 82 min | Documentary, History, Music

Three chords, three countries, one revolution...PUNK IN AFRICA is the story of the multiracial punk movement within the recent political and social upheavals experienced in three Southern ... See full summary »

Directors: Keith Jones, Deon Maas | Stars: Paulo Chibanga, Michael Fleck, Ivan Kadey, Ruben Rose

Votes: 139

Limpopo (1970)

90 min | Adventure, Drama

Add a Plot

Director: Jorge de Sousa | Stars: Nelly Pinheiro, Isabel Terna, Mário Sampaio, António Teixeira

Our Madness (2018)

88 min | Drama

Lucy is hospitalized in a psychiatric hospital in Mozambique. She dreams about her little son, Hanic and her husband, Pak who is a soldier at war. In the meantime, a quirky musical ... See full summary »

Director: João Viana | Stars: Hanic Corio, Pak Ndjamena, Ernania Rainha

Votes: 23

Mueda, Memoria e Massacre (1979)

80 min | Drama

On 16 June 1960 in Mueda, Mozambique, the Portuguese army executed six hundred inhabitants on the orders of the Portuguese governor. Since the country's independence, Mueda's residents ... See full summary »

Director: Ruy Guerra | Stars: Romao Canapoquele, Filipe Gunoguacala, Mauricio Machimbuco, Baltazar Nchilema

Votes: 41

AvoDezanove e o Segredo Do Soviético (2019)

94 min

"AvoDezanove e O Segredo Do Soviético" The movie is an adaptation of Ondjaki's novel in which everything happens in a city beyond time and geography, in an unidentified neighborhood, coated... See full summary »

Director: João Ribeiro | Stars: Adelino Branquinho, Ana Magaia, Anabela Adrianopolos, Bruno Palla

Votes: 5

Mabata Bata (2017)

74 min | Drama

MABATA BATA is a trip to the African modern rural world in Mozambique, where the magical universe is still very present on people's life who have few options to face poverty. Their great ... See full summary »

Director: Sol de Carvalho | Stars: Mário Mabjaia, Medianeira Massingue, Emílio Bila, Filomena Remigio

Votes: 25

Nora (2008)

35 min | Short, Biography, Drama

"Nora" is based on true stories of the dancer Nora Chipaumire, who was born in Zimbabwe in 1965. In the film, Nora returns to the landscape of her childhood and takes a journey through some... See full summary »

Directors: David Hinton, Alla Kovgan | Stars: Nora Chipaumire, Souleymane Badolo

Votes: 27

Silent Snow (2011)

71 min | Documentary, Adventure, Biography

The Arctic plains are an eminent example of nature's untouched beauty, an endless nothing in which only few know how to survive. But dangerous pesticides are silently accumulating here, ... See full summary »

Director: Jan van den Berg | Star: Pipaluk Knudsen-Ostermann

Votes: 41

O Último Voo do Flamingo (2010)

90 min | Drama, Thriller

Tizangara, Mozambique. After the peace agreement. A mystery. UN soldiers exploding. An investigation is begun and Massimo is appointed to solve the mystery. Joaquim will have to translate, ... See full summary »

Director: João Ribeiro | Stars: Eliote Alex, Adriana Alves, Cândida Bila, Carlo D'Ursi

Votes: 56

Nyo Vweta Nafta (2017)

22 min | Short

In Inhambane, Mozambique, the sketchy and funny portrait of a youth who dreams, despairs, cleans, flirts and climbs baobabs.

Director: Ico Costa | Stars: Zacarias Covela, Domingos Marengula, Édio Peleve, Belton Guilade

Votes: 22

Light Drops (2002)

103 min | Drama

Rui was raised in Mozambique in a small village at the frontier of a mysterious river. Son of Portuguese colonists, his best friend is Ana, a black girl godchild of his mother. ... See full synopsis »

Director: Fernando Vendrell | Stars: Filipe Carvalho, Alexandra Antunes, Amaral Matos, Luís Sarmento

Votes: 99

Viagem aos Makonde (2019 TV Movie)

55 min | Documentary

A documentary about Margot Dias (Germany, 1908 - Portugal, 2001), an ethnologist who shot between 1958-61 among the Makonde tribe, at Mueda, Mozambique. The film is an inner journey that ... See full summary »

Director: Catarina Alves Costa | Stars: Vintani Nafassi, Mbalango, Maybti, Clélio Vilanculus

The God Squad (2013)

70 min | Documentary, Family, History

Add a Plot

Director: Ted Grouya

Sidney Poitier na Barbearia de Firipe Beruberu (2001)


Add a Plot

Director: Francisco Villalobos | Star: José Guimarães

Vreme leoparda (1985)

95 min | Action, Drama, War

As children, a Mozambique native and a Portuguese colonialist were friends. Years have passed and Mozambique is fighting for its independence. Two childhood friends meet on opposing sides.

Director: Zdravko Velimirovic | Stars: Armando Loya, Ana Mazue, Santos Mulungo

Votes: 14

Poisoned Love (2010)

26 min | Short, Drama

Kwame a policeman grew up believing a man is always right and that a women should respect his ways and decisions. When his wife Crista questions him about the way he handles her in bed, the... See full summary »

Director: Mickey Fonseca | Stars: Maria Amelia, Azagaia Edson da Luz, Edurado Gravata, Carla Isaac

Madness (II) (2018)

13 min | Short, Drama

Lucy, considered to be mad, has a son.

Director: João Viana | Stars: Ernania Rainha, Rosa Mario, Mamadu Baio

Votes: 19

A Ilha dos Espíritos (2007)

63 min | Documentary

A small island, a great history. Long before giving its name to the country, the Mozambique island had a fundamental role in the Indian Ocean during centuries. Anchor point for caravels, ... See full summary »

Director: Licínio Azevedo

Os Pestinhas e o Ladrao de brinquedos (2013)

13 min | Animation, Short, Adventure

When one of the 'children' of the Brats is stolen by the local Bully, it's up to them to retrieve it at all costs, at some point they discover that there are more Toys that were stolen from... See full summary »

Director: Nildo Essa | Stars: Halima Essa, Nildo Essa

Fogata (1992)

18 min | Short, Drama

Pretending the de-dramatization of death, this film is the cinematographic adaptation from the story "A Fogueira" a written by the Mozambican writer Mia Couto. The film explores the man/... See full summary »

Director: João Ribeiro | Stars: Adérita Manjate, Chaúque Nalelane

Votes: 6

A Arvore dos Antepassados (1995)

50 min

Add a Plot

Director: Licínio Azevedo

The Ball (II) (2003)

5 min | Drama, Short

In a small village in Mozambique, two little boys make use of condoms in a different way.

Director: Orlando Mesquita

Votes: 25

Canta Meu Irmao, Ajuda-Me a Cantar (1982)

120 min

Add a Plot

Director: Jose Cardoso

A Guerra da Água (1996)

72 min | Documentary

Four stories in a Mozambican village. Stories about a water can, a well that gets broken, a lonely hunter, and a bird that becomes a radio.

Director: Licínio Azevedo

Votes: 8

Pele de Luz (2018)

19 min | Documentary, Short, Drama

Anifa survives a kidnap. Isa grows old surrounded by fear. In the heart of Maputo in Mozambique, this two sisters face together a place where the belief in black magic still pursues albino people.

Director: André Guiomar | Stars: Anifa Langa, Dulce Langa, Isaura Langa

Votes: 17

Underwater Africa (2017)


Underwater Africa is designed by manta ray biologist and National Geographic Emerging explorer Dr. Andrea Marshall (also known as Queen of the Mantas) and whale shark conservation biologist... See full summary »

Director: Jeremy La Zelle

Slam Tundawala (2020– )


Add a Plot

The Guide (I) (2013)

Not Rated | 40 min | Documentary, Short, Adventure

THE GUIDE is a coming-of-age tale set against the restoration of a war-torn national park in Mozambique. Raised near Gorongosa National Park, young Tonga Torcida dreams of becoming a tour ... See full summary »

Director: Jessica Yu | Star: Greg Carr

Votes: 6

A Memory in Three Acts (2017)

64 min | Documentary

Mozambique gained independence from Portugal in 1975, following a bloody struggle that lasted more than a decade. In three acts (plus a poetic prologue and epilogue), some of those who ... See full summary »

Director: Inadelso Cossa

Frontières sanglantes (1987)

90 min | Documentary

Add a Plot

Director: Mario Henrique Borgneth

Entre Eu e Deus (2018)

60 min | Documentary, Drama

Add a Plot

Director: Yara Costa | Stars: Karen Abdulramane, Ahmed, Ahmad Mansuabo, Amina Remane

Café com Notícias (2020– )


Add a Plot

Stars: Diniz Kapapelo, Benedito Kayela, Suzana Mendes, Suely Rodrigues

Frutos Da Nossa Colheita (1984)

58 min

Add a Plot

Director: Jose Cardoso

Desobediência (2003)

92 min | Drama

Accused of having caused the death of her husband, she was persecuted and humiliated. Twice she proved her innocence. Even so, she was punished in a merciless fashion.

Director: Licínio Azevedo | Stars: Rosa Castigo, Tomás Sodzai

Votes: 10

Hands of Clay (2003)

50 min | Documentary

The imaginary world of a unique and refreshing artist from Mozambique who expresses herself with clay, a traditional African material. Reinata Sadimba was born in 1945. Her age hasn't ... See full summary »

Director: Licínio Azevedo

The Great Bazaar (2006)

56 min | Drama

Two boys with different experiences and goals meet up in a sprawling African market. One is looking for a job, to get back what was stolen from him and return home. The other will do ... See full summary »

Director: Licínio Azevedo | Stars: Manuel Adamo, Chico Antonio, Bento Castigo, Manuel Mawelele

Votes: 23

Little Fiel (2017)

15 min | Documentary, Animation, Short

"Little Fiel" is a short documentary about Mozambican artist Fiel dos Santos with a stop motion animation inspired by his memories of growing up during the Mozambican Civil war (1977 - 1992).

Director: Irina Patkanian

Operação Angola: Fugir para lutar (2015)

116 min | Documentary

In 1961 the liberation struggles start in Angola against the portuguese colonial power. The African students in Portugal fear for their safety and plan to flee outside the country. With the... See full summary »

Director: Diana Andringa | Stars: Miguel Hurst, William J. Nottingham, Pascoal Mocumbi, Tomás Medeiros

Votes: 6

Tatana (2005)

14 min | Short, Mystery

Add a Plot

Director: João Ribeiro | Stars: Eliote Alex, Atila Cesar, Maria do Ceu, Rogerio Manjate

1 - 50 / 156