Uganda (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

Who Killed Captain Alex? (2010)

Not Rated | 64 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

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.

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

Votes: 8,066

Bad Black (2016)

68 min | Action, Comedy

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: Bisaso Dauda, Nakaye Jane, Kabuye John, Alan Hofmanis

Votes: 736

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, Rick Ridgeway

Votes: 6,804

Imperial Blue (2019)

TV-MA | 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: 185

Crazy World (2014)

82 min | Action

After a commando's daughter is kidnapped by the Tiger Mafia, he goes insane and starts a quest to stop the kidnappings with the father of another kidnapped child.

Director: Nabwana I.G.G. | Stars: Isaac Newton Kizito, Kirabo Beatrice, Nattembo Racheal Monica, Kayibaare Fausitah

Votes: 458

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: 14

Prestige (2021– )


Ad executives from the same family rival against each other.

Stars: Joanitta Bewulira-Wandera, Elizabeth Bwamimpeke, Nana Kagga, Symon Base Kalema

Sanyu (2021– )


This tells the story of an innocent, rural teenage girl that is forced to leave her family and her pursuit for education to do a maid's job for a complex, wealthy urban family. It is here where she falls for the young son of her employer.

Stars: Daphne Ampire, Marion Asiro, Mushema Housen, Mutumba Jenkins

Votes: 10

Catch Out (2021)

104 min | Drama

Nancy who escaped the past and found a new life gets haunted by the past that keeps dragging her back as she fights to break free.

Director: Kizito Samuel Saviour | Stars: Angèl Toni Acer, Kasule Martin Afuga, Crystal Bulungi, Kiwanuka Elias

Waterschool (2018)

67 min | Documentary

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: 76

Ebola Hunter

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, Francisco Rodríguez Prieto, Bisaso Dauda, Toni Rodriguez

Who Will Start Another Fire (2021)

130 min | Drama

An omnibus film featuring nine works by emerging filmmakers of color, Who Will Start Another Fire is the inaugural project of Dedza Films, a distribution company focused on showcasing ... See full summary »

Directors: Nicole Magabo, Jermaine Manigault, Olive Nwosu, Nicole Otero, Faye Ruiz, Samira Saraya, Peier Tracy Shen, Alex Westfall, Emily Packer, Lesley Steele

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, Isaac Asimov, Peter Cochrane, Joanna Cook

Votes: 185

Bala Bala Sese (2015)

102 min | Drama

A story of boyfriend's battle for love through perseverance. In the outskirts of Sese Island, John is madly in love with Maggie and both are willing to take their love forward. Facing ... See full summary »

Director: Lukyamuzi Bashir | Stars: Michael Kasaija, Raymond Rushabiro, Natasha Sinayobye, Ssesanga Ismael

Votes: 13

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: 49

Once Upon a Time in Uganda

94 min | Documentary | Completed

A brick maker in Uganda becomes an Internet sensation when he tries his hand at making action movies.

Directors: Cathryne Czubek, Hugo Perez | Stars: Nabwana I.G.G., V.J. Emmie, Alan Hofmanis, Bisaso Dauda

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

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: 121

Rescue Team (2011)

91 min | Action

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

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

Votes: 88

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: Akite Agnes, Anne Kansiime, Gloria Kebirungi, Dickson Zizinga

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

Votes: 59

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: 778 | Gross: $0.01M

Kony: Order from Above (2017)

90 min | War

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

Votes: 8

Tebaatusasula (2010)


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

Votes: 25

Comedy Store Uganda (2016– )


Comedy Store is a platform for comedians in Uganda and beyond to showcase their act, as well as a premium stop spot for music, comedy entertainment in Kampala.

Stars: Alex Muhangi, Jay K. Mulungi

That's Life Mwattu (1993–2005)

Comedy, Drama, Musical

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Stars: Sam Bagenda, Kwezi Kaganda, Rose Kamya, Paul Katende

'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, Doreen Nabbanja, Muyimbwa Phiona, Nalubega Rashida

Mzungu (n.) White-Wanderer (2010)

PG | 80 min | Documentary, Adventure, Drama

This feature length documentary, Mzungu, is our story about personal change, sacrifice, adventure, and ultimately the power of love and community. You will embark on a journey into the ... See full summary »

Director: Shane Gilbert | Stars: Shane Gilbert, Daniel Adams, Eric Byington, Scott Byington

Votes: 10

Jackie and the Genie (2018)

120 min | Fantasy

A young girl has a difficult life living on the outskirts of Kampala with problems at home and at school. A chance encounter with a Genie changes her life when he gives her magic powers. ... See full summary »

Director: Andrew Wagaba | Stars: Mutebi Farouke, Yasin Lubowa, Patricia Nabakooza, Nyangoma Rusia

Damage (I) (2016)

125 min | Drama

Martin (Rodney Dhikusooka), a nice looking young man and a Makerere University student chooses to play girls, taking pleasure in messing with them until he falls in love with one of them, ... See full summary »

Director: Dhikusooka Denis Jr. | Stars: Doreen Rwatoro, Dhikusooka Rodney, Kemigisha Sophia, Samuel Kynes Dhikusooka

Black (I) (2012)


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

Votes: 36

The Girl in the Yellow Jumper (2020)


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

Director: Loukman Ali | Stars: Michael Wawuyo Jr., Rehema Nanfuka, Maurice Kirya, Michael Wawuyo

November Tear (2019)


November Tear, a feature film of a young girl forced out of their home, now faces the harsh conditions of the world outside her world.

Director: Richard Nondo | Stars: Daphne Ampire, Mushema Housen, Joel Okuyo Prynce, Raymond Rushabiro

Escape from Uganda (2013)

173 min | Thriller

A woman gets framed for a crime that she didn't commit. And it is up to her husband to save her from the notorious Uganadan prison.

Director: Rajesh Nair | Stars: Vijay Babu, Sam Bagenda, Joju George, Rima Kallingal

Votes: 110

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: 82

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: 17

Juniors Drama Club (JDC) (2021– )

Drama, Music, Musical

Six young pupils; Queen, Ben, Darlington, Ivan, Skylar, Martha and little Patrick as they join the drama club that transforms their lives as they learn to express themselves in all forms of artistic expression.

Stars: Tyra Abok, Daniella Athieno, Enoch Atugonza, Joshua Ayebare

The Blind Date (I) (2021)

Short, Action

Jeff has a crush on a girl that's way outside his social class but he won't let that stop him. He'll do whatever it takes, including breaking a few rules.

Director: Loukman Ali | Stars: Michael Wawuyo Jr., Martha Kay, Raymond Rushabiro, Patriq Nkakalukanyi

Votes: 6

Kapitano (2016)

92 min | Action

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Director: Nabwana I.G.G. | Stars: Kasirye John Bosco, Kizza Manshoor, Namutebi Ritah, Bulyahiika Ronald

Votes: 6

Remand (2017)

39 min | Documentary, Short, 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

Votes: 6

One More Tyme (2021)

2 min | Short, Music

In this beautiful piece Kasi3 is asking this beautiful lady to turn up at his crib at least for one more time, so they can do only things that lovers do because he can't get enough of her. ... See full summary »

Directors: Kasi3, Promoter Musa | Stars: Kasi3, Promoter Musa

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: 8

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

Operation Kakongoliro! The Ugandan Expendables

Action | Announced

Plot unknown.

Director: Nabwana I.G.G.

The Hostel (2011– )

Comedy, Drama

A show about students adjusting to life at higher institutions of learning especially those who reside in hostels.

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

Eaten Alive in Uganda

Horror | Announced

Plot unknown.

Director: Nabwana I.G.G. | Stars: Alan Hofmanis, Kasirye John Bosco, Nakibuuka Shiba, Kazibwe Ronald

Loving Tyra (2020– )

Drama, Crime, Musical

Tyra is a very well celebrated recording artist, rich with everything as seen by her fans. She however lacks love in her life. In her quest to find love, she stumbles on a conman who has just escaped from prison.

Stars: Dhikusooka Denis Jr., Juliet Kobusingye, Kaitetsi Gold Vivian

When the Night Comes (2010)

60 min | Documentary, Adventure, Drama

A film about the deadliest plague that humanity has ever known that is still, today, killing nearly one million people each year.

Director: Bobby Bailey | Stars: Bobby Bailey, Michael Hobert, Jodie Turner-Smith

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, Kizza Manshoor

Votes: 170

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: 76

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