Uganda (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)

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Who Killed Captain Alex? (2010)

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: 5,200

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, Richard Wolff

Votes: 5,996

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: 222

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: 146

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: 11

Eaten Alive in Uganda

Horror | Announced

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Director: Nabwana I.G.G.

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, Paco Fox, Toni Rodriguez, Bisaso Dauda

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

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, Tania Shakirah Kankindi, Sarah Kisawuzi, Jonan Kisibo

Votes: 7

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: 725 | Gross: $0.01M

Tebaatusasula (2010)


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

Votes: 11

Ani Mulalu? The Crazy World (2014)

82 min | Action

Children are being kidnapped and killed for the magical properties their blood is believed to contain. Two fathers, one of whom has been driven crazy from the loss of both his wife and ... See full summary »

Director: Nabwana I.G.G. | Stars: Mukiibi Alex, Kirabo Beatrice, Kayibaare Fausitah, Lubega Jojo

Operation Kakongoliro! The Ugandan Expendables

Action | Announced

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Director: Nabwana I.G.G.

Imperial Blue

90 min | Drama, Fantasy, Thriller | Completed

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: Paul Dewdney, Ashish Verma, Nicolas Fagerberg, Abby Mukiibi Nkaaga

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: 145

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

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: 46

Dominique Corti: a Life's Journey (2016 TV Movie)

52 min | Documentary, Biography | Completed

International health care advocate, Dr. Dominique Corti is the daughter of one of Canada's first female surgeons, Lucille Teasdale and Italian pediatrician, Piero Corti, founders of the ... See full summary »

Directors: Filippo Campo, Roberto Campo | Stars: Contardo Vergani, Lello Orso, Lucille Teasdale, Matthew Lukwiya

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

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

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: 62

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: 12

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

Equanimity (2019)

13 min | Short, Family

Komugisha is tired of struggling through life with her husband Musoke who is pleading for a second chance.

Director: Kizito Samuel Saviour | Stars: Angèl Toni Acer, Tumusiime Alexander

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: 54

'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

The Hostel (2011– )

Comedy, Drama

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Stars: Mushema Housen, Isaac Kuddzu, Hellen Lukoma, Eleanor Nabwiso

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: 7

Esteem (2019)

27 min | Short, Drama

A talented university student Rashidah with less belief in her abilities believes she is better off with a famous campus group than her musical friend .

Director: Kizito Samuel Saviour | Stars: Angèl Toni Acer, Tumusiime Alexander, Byaruhanga Douglas, Kiwanuka Elias

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

Precision: The Child Drug Trafficking (2018)

80 min | Action

Duke, the American goes to Kampala, the capital city of Uganda to visit his brother Paul. Once arrived street kids steals his luggage. He decides to go after them. They lure him into a ... See full summary »

Director: Sserunya Ernest | Stars: Nawambira Alawiya, Ssembatya Ashiraf, Sserunya Ernest, Paul J. Falzone

Votes: 7

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

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

Service Safari: Mission of Hope (2010)

65 min | Documentary, Drama

Service Safari: Mission of Hope is a documentary where the viewer can see the wonders of Uganda and experience the thrill of Safari. Learn about the extreme poverty that makes Uganda one of... See full summary »

Director: Luke Culleny | Star: Rich Bryant

The Route (2013)

67 min | Drama

The Route is a feature film about a teenage girl whose dad dies and she is left with her mother who can't afford to pay for her high school so she decide to move to Kampala city to look for... See full summary »

Director: Jayant Maru | Stars: Felix Bwanika, Ongaria Ezra, Edlyn Sabrina, Detoro Sharon

Votes: 10

A Question of Humanity (2014)

64 min | Documentary, History, Mystery

A young Ugandan woman emerges as an unlikely heroine as she races against time to save the next generation of her people from a mysterious, deadly disease that is attacking thousands of children leaving them in a zombie-like state.

Director: Heather Angel Chandler | Star: Angwech Collines

Votes: 10

Where Are You Taking Me? (2010)
74 metascore

Where Are You Taking Me? (2010)

Not Rated | 72 min | Documentary

A high society wedding, bustling city streets, a center for former child soldiers, a nightclub full of music and laughter: these are the many faces of today's Uganda, as wonderfully ... See full summary »

Director: Kimi Takesue

Votes: 49

Black (I) (2012)


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

Votes: 28

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, Joju George, Rima Kallingal, Tashu Kaushik

Votes: 96

The Rise of Kibwetere (2019)


the rise of kibwetere is a movie about a journalist who went to a village called kanungu in western uganda. and found an old man who started lake demon, that she always worship on the ... See full summary »

Directors: Moses Devoss, Ssozi Moses | Stars: Prince Abdul, Ting Africa, Mirembe joy Berush, Mirember Joy Berush

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

Bouncing Cats (2010)

Not Rated | 75 min | Documentary, Music

The dream was to create a workshop teaching kids about b-boy culture, break-dancing and Hip Hop in Northern Uganda, considered one of the most dangerous places to be a child. In the South ... See full summary »

Director: Nabil Elderkin | Stars: Crazy Legs,

Votes: 28

Imba Means Sing (2015)

TV-PG | 75 min | Documentary, Music

IMBA MEANS SING is a character-driven heartfelt story of resilience and the impact of education. The film follow Angel, Moses and Nina from the slums of Kampala, Uganda through a world tour... See full summary »

Director: Danielle Bernstein

Votes: 64

Drinking from the Well (2011)

76 min | Documentary, Drama

Drinking from the Well captures the real lives of Ugandan youth struggling to create a positive future in an environment that tests every ability to survive. Each day, the next generation ... See full summary »

Director: Skinner Myers

Raise Up: The World Is Our Gym (2017)

80 min | Documentary, History, Sport

An underground urban fitness movement risks losing its identity as a social tool, as it rapidly becomes an international sport. A group of individuals started a community building program ... See full summary »

Director: B. Rain Bennett

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

Zumbalu (2019)

Comedy, Drama

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Director: Geofrey King | Stars: Mwanje Avias, Bogere Ivan, Lutaaya Nasser, Nsamba Muhamad

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: 5

Opposite Field (2015)

100 min | Documentary, Drama, News

A love letter to the game of baseball from the place you'd least expect.

Director: Jay Shapiro

Votes: 23

The AC Project: To the Ends of the Earth (2014)

94 min | Documentary, Adventure

Through what began as a group of college guys dissatisfied with the pursuit of the American Dream, The AC Project is simply a one-year journey of experimental living. Growing up as ... See full summary »

Director: Brandon Lied | Stars: Matthew Fons, Ethan Matott, Doug Wekenman, Ryan Wekenman

Votes: 6

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