Uganda (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)

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Who Killed Captain Alex? (2010)

Not Rated | 64 min | Action, Crime, Mystery

Uganda's president gives Captain Alex the mission to defeat the Tiger Maffia, but Alex gets killed in the process. Upon hearing the tragic news, his brother investigates to avenge Alex, hence the title Who Killed Captain Alex.

Director: Nabwana I.G.G. | Stars: Kakule William, Kakule Wilson, Sserunya Ernest, G. Puffs

Votes: 5,427

The True Cost (2015)
46 metascore

The True Cost (2015)

PG-13 | 92 min | Documentary, Drama, News

The True Cost is a documentary film exploring the impact of fashion on people and the planet.

Director: Andrew Morgan | Stars: Livia Giuggioli, Stella McCartney, Vandana Shiva, Lucy Siegle

Votes: 6,057

Bad Black (2016)

68 min | Action

A mild-mannered doctor is trained in the art of ass-kicking commando vengeance by a no-nonsense ghetto kid named Wesley Snipes.

Director: Nabwana I.G.G. | Stars: Nalwanga Gloria, Alan Hofmanis, Bisaso Dauda, Bukenya Charles

Votes: 261

Kyaddala (2019– )

Drama, Family

A single mother relocates with her boys to Uganda to resume her new position at her new place of work. Eze and his elder brother, Jefferson have to both face the challenges of moving into a... See full summary »

Stars: Stephen Katusiime, Martha Kay, Harmonie Kyomugisha, Mathew Nabwiso

Imperial Blue (2019)

90 min | Drama, Fantasy, Thriller

Hugo Winter a roguish American drug smuggler, travels to Uganda in an attempt to export a large amount of Bulu, a sacred herb that grants the user visions of their future. Upon arriving in ... See full summary »

Director: Dan Moss | Stars: Ashish Verma, Paul Dewdney, Nicolas Fagerberg, Abby Mukiibi Nkaaga

Votes: 13

Bed of Thorns (2019)


Stella dreams of a fairy tale marriage but instead finds herself in an abusive one. Her girlfriends launch a mission to save her even if they are struggling to save themselves.

Director: Eleanor Nabwiso | Stars: Malaika, Martha Kay, Diana Kahunde, Aggie Kebirungi

Votes: 11

27 Guns (2018)

Action, Adventure, Biography

27 Guns is a biopic based on true events of Uganda's liberation struggle. It tells the story of a young man and his unlikely group of young idealists who leave all to fight for salvation of... See full summary »

Director: Natasha Museveni Karugire | Stars: Arnold Mubangizi, Diana Museveni Kamuntu, Sezi Jedidiah Nuwewenka, Godwin Ahimbisibwe

Votes: 12

Waterschool (2018)


Six girls living along the Amazon, Nile, Mississippi, Danube, Ganges, and Yangtze rivers learn about water and sustainability and use their newfound education to protect their communities and homes.

Director: Tiffanie Hsu

Votes: 48

Kony: Order from Above (2017)


Two children (Otti and Aguti) fall in love during the tumultuous Northern Uganda Lord's Resistance Army (LRA) insurgency, but are separated when Otti is abducted at the age of 11. While in ... See full summary »

Director: T. Steve Ayeny | Stars: T. Steve Ayeny, Elizabeth Akullu, Okuyo Prynce Joel, Michael Wawuyo

Kyenvu (2018)

20 min | Short, Drama

An unexpected love affair is formed at a taxi stop in Uganda and is forever changed by a wardrobe choice.

Director: Kemiyondo Coutinho | Stars: Kemiyondo Coutinho, Michael Wawuyo Jr., Yusuf Boxa Kaija, Felix Bwanika

The Future of Work and Death (2016)

Not Rated | 88 min | Documentary

Leading thinkers explore how technology is going to shape the future of humanity.

Directors: Sean Blacknell, Wayne Walsh | Stars: Stuart Armstrong, Peter Cochrane, Joanna Cook, Aubrey de Grey

Votes: 152

Power of Legacy (2019– )


A wealthy family must preserve its empire and bond as each member is caught in a web of murder, betrayal, search for love and social prejudice. They have to protect the family's Legacy.

Stars: Mushema Housen, Jonan Kisibo, Sarah Kisawuzi, Tania Shakirah Kankindi

Votes: 7

Tebaatusasula: Ebola

102 min | Action | Announced

Ebola hunters stomp out the Ebola virus while in a third world country.

Director: Nabwana I.G.G. | Stars: Alan Hofmanis, Toni Rodriguez, Paco Fox, Bisaso Dauda

Call Me Kuchu (2012)
80 metascore

Call Me Kuchu (2012)

Not Rated | 87 min | Documentary, Drama

In Uganda, a new bill threatens to make homosexuality punishable by death. David Kato - Uganda's first openly gay man - and his fellow activists work against the clock to defeat the ... See full summary »

Directors: Katherine Fairfax Wright, Malika Zouhali-Worrall | Stars: David Bahati, David Kato, Gilles Muhame, Naome Ruzindana

Votes: 729 | Gross: $0.01M

The Pearl of Africa (2016)

92 min | Documentary, Adventure, Drama

Captures an intimate's struggle for the right to love. Following a Ugandan transgender girl, forced to leave her country.

Director: Jonny von Wallström

Votes: 105

Kiwani (2008)


Kiwani: The movie revolves around two con-men who set out to defraud unsuspecting victims in Kampala, from naive university girls to corporate personalities.

Directors: Henry H. Ssali, Hannington Bugingo | Stars: Hannington Bugingo, Juliana Kanyomozi, Lauryn Katafiire, Dick Kitamirike

Votes: 20

Mizigo Express (2018– )

23 min | Comedy

Mizigo Express is a comedy mini series that portrays what goes on between the landlord, Kabogozza, his wife Damalie and the tenants especially, a one Sam who becomes his side kick. It ... See full summary »

Stars: Anne Kansiime, Gloria Kebirungi, Dickson Zizinga, Hannington Bugingo

The Return of Uncle Benon (2011)


Gladwell becomes Madwell and has some badwell guys :)

Director: Nabwana I.G.G. | Stars: Bukenya Charles, Lutalo, Sserunya Ernest, Ssejemba Kizza

Votes: 146

Rain (VI) (2016)


RAIN is the title for this movie. it's based on the main Protagonist in the film. This movie basically tells the life story of a girl called Dora who was nick named rain.

Director: Mugerwa Daniel | Stars: James Aesekol, Solomon Ahimbisibwe, Anastencia Naster Akoth, Joanitta Bewulira-Wandera

No Land No Food No Life (2013)

Not Rated | 75 min | Documentary

No Land No Food No Life is a hard-hitting film which explores sustainable peasant and community agriculture and the urgent calls for an end to corporate global land grabs.

Director: Amy Miller | Stars: Céline Bonnier, Neve Campbell

Votes: 29

Eaten Alive in Uganda

Horror | Announced

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Director: Nabwana I.G.G.

Mistakes gals do (2017)


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Stars: Joan Agaba, Mukasa Brandon, Mushema Housen, Jean Kobusingye Jovitah

The Forbidden (2018)

125 min | Drama, Family

Fate lies to a great mind, lost Dad, and a dead mom - a gifted young girl's life's tales. In the quest to find her lost father, Dian's journey takes a dark twist after her mothers death and... See full summary »

Director: Kizito Samuel Saviour | Stars: Abbasi, Edison Keith Abitegeka, Shamilah Trinidad Barbie, Nodryn Evanci

The Hostel (2011– )

Comedy, Drama

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Stars: Akite Agnes, Mushema Housen, Isaac Kuddzu, Hellen Lukoma

Tebaatusasula (2010)


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Director: Nabwana I.G.G. | Star: Sserunya Ernest

Votes: 13

Fidelity (2019)

12 min | Short, Drama

A campus student, Claire's heart is put to the edge as her life, friendship, love and trust is tested by her friends.

Director: Kizito Samuel Saviour | Stars: Angèl Toni Acer, Rose Basemera, Namara Jolly, Josephine Kabahuma

Remand (2017)

39 min | Documentary, Crime

An African boy, an American lawyer, and their long road to justice

Director: Craig Detweiler | Stars: Angela Bassett, Tumusiime Henry, Jim Gash, Bob Goff

Where We Belong (I)

Drama | Post-production

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Facing North (2018)

10 min | Short, Drama

Almost all the men in the village have left for greener pastures in Europe. A bride is torn between two possible futures. Through the support of her maid of honour, she navigates her past love and pending commitment.

Director: Tukei Muhumuza | Stars: Wilson Egessa, Rehema Nanfuka, Lydia Nanozi, Cissy Nansera

The Life (2012)

90 min | Drama, Mystery

THE LIFE is an interwoven story of a group of 20-something friends from different backgrounds and the extremes they are prepared to go to as they try to achieve what they consider their dreams.

Director: Nana Kagga | Stars: Maureen Nankya, Gasuza Lwanga, Iryn Naddamba, Elvis Vamposs Kirya

Votes: 11

Where We Belong (II)

Drama | Post-production

WHERE WE BELONG is a story about a downtown street hustler DRONE who leads a disobedient group of young men engaging in juvenile delinquency and violence that was left behind by their ... See full summary »

Director: Tyaba Charles | Stars: Jacklyne Namubiru, Katongole Henry Nathan, Alex Kakooza, Immaculate Rwamahe

A Brilliant Genocide (2016)

82 min | Documentary, History, War

'A Brilliant Genocide' is an expose of how an African dictator has been able to commit mass murder and still get a regular audience at The White House and 10 Downing Street.

Director: Ebony Butler

Votes: 6

Attack on Nyege Nyege Island (2016)

12 min | Short, Action, Crime

When members of Tiger Mafia attack a music festival and against orders begin to shoot civilians the protector spirit of Nyege Nyege Island is summoned to help.

Director: Nabwana I.G.G. | Star: V.J. Emmie

Votes: 56

Jamaa (2011)

40 min | Short, Drama, Family

This short is inspired by the true story of two Ugandan AIDS orphans who go on an extraordinary journey and take with them a mysterious box on wheels.

Director: Michael Landon Jr. | Stars: Benjamin Abemigisha, Joel Atiku Prynce, Joanitta Bewulira-Wandera, Ben Greathead

Votes: 13

Power (V) (2016)

90 min | Documentary

Power is the electrical and mechanical energy that makes our lives possible. Power is the possession of control, authority or influence over others. Power is the ability to act. We have the... See full summary »

Directors: Michèle Ohayon, Alexis Spraic | Stars: Frances Arnold, Andrew Chung, Daniel Kammen, Nate Lewis

Veronica's Wish (2018)


'Michael and Veronica are living their soulmate life and engaged to marry but their journey takes a drastic turn when Veronica gets hit by mysterious illness days away from her wedding. Veronica must choose between love and saving lives.

Director: Rehema Nanfuka | Stars: Nisha Kalema, Mushema Housen, Malaika, Symon Base Kalema

Votes: 7

The Quarry (2018)

7 min | Short, Mystery

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Director: Edward Kagutuzi | Stars: Sasha Achipa, Philipp Funccius, Edward Kagutuzi, Eddy Kenogo

'94 Terror (2018)

106 min | Drama, War

Keza, a survivor of the Tutsi and Hutu slaughter that happened in the 1994 Rwanda genocide tells the struggle and loss of her beloved family that she went through until the river Kagera that enabled her to cross to Uganda.

Director: Richard Mulindwa | Stars: Joan Agaba, Muyimbwa Phiona, Nalubega Rashida, Ninsiima Ronah

Softwaring Hard (2014)

G | 79 min | Documentary, News

A documentary about the world of software and the software makers. How do people from outside the industry see it and what do people from inside the industry think about regular computer users?

Director: Alex Pop | Stars: Vanda Ciuban Serban, Sebastian Deery, Antonia Iulia Pop, Marie Goursolas

Votes: 50

Black (I) (2012)


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Director: Nabwana I.G.G. | Stars: Nalwanga Gloria, Alan Hofmanis, Sserunya Ernest, Bisaso Dauda

Votes: 29

Lost Kites (2016)

50 min | Documentary

Three abandoned lives tossed by the winds. One global call to restore families.

Directors: Samuel Rich, Gabriella Fritz

Votes: 25

To Educate a Girl (2010)

Not Rated | 71 min | Documentary, Biography, News

What does it take to educate a girl in a world where 72 million children are not in school -- most of them female? Award-Winning Filmmakers Frederick Rendina and Oren Rudavsky set out to ... See full summary »

Directors: Frederick Rendina, Oren Rudavsky

Votes: 5

Children of God (2017)

65 min | Documentary

'Children of God' is a documentary about the activity of a NGO from Spain (ADESCI), a NGO from Hong Kong (EAEA) and the collaboration of local people in Mulajje, Uganda. This documentary is... See full summary »

Director: Joan Girbau Xalabarder

Beneath the Lies (2014–2016)

30 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

Within the city of Kampala, lies a seedy underbelly of blackmail, drug trafficking, child prostitution and exploitation of women run by an unknown racket.

Stars: Flavia Tumusiime, Cedric Babu, Natasha Sinayobye, Diana Deedan Muyira

Votes: 81

The Girl in the Yellow Jumper (2020)

Thriller | Post-production

A man reappears after being kidnapped, but you'd never believe his story.

Director: Loukman Ali | Stars: Michael Wawuyo Jr., Philip Luswata, Michael Wawuyo, Maurice Kirya

Little Black Dress (2019)

Short, Drama | Post-production

A devastating revelation causes a married woman who has been struggling to have children to reconsider her relationship with her husband. All this happens in the midst of a brewing feminist revolution.

Director: Esther Tebandeke | Stars: Justin Mirichii, Esther Tebandeke

The Boda Boda Thieves (2015)

85 min | Crime, Drama

Even though he is only 15 years old, when his father is injured in a road accident Abel takes up the responsibility of manning the family 'boda boda' to provide for the family. Abel however... See full summary »

Directors: Donald Mugisha, James Tayler | Stars: Hassan 'Spike' Insingoma, Saul Mwesigwa, Prossy Rukundo, Michael Wawuyo

Votes: 16

The Fever (I) (2019)

90 min | Documentary | Completed

'The Fever' portrays the fight against malaria as a case study-in greed and courage.

Director: Katharina Weingartner | Star: Roy Szuper

Bukunja Tekunja Mitti: The Cannibals (2012)


It's an action packed movie

Director: Nabwana I.G.G. | Stars: Andrew Wagaba, Nakatudde Madinah, Kigozi Juma, Sserunya Ernest

Votes: 34

Rescue Team (2011)

91 min | Action

A rescue team is on a dangerous mission into the jungle!!!!

Director: Nabwana I.G.G. | Stars: Ssejemba Kizza, Sserunya Ernest, Ainembabazi Hawah, Bisaso Dauda

Votes: 63

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