Zimbabwe (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)

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Cook Off (2017)

101 min | Comedy, Romance

Single mother Anesu's life is turned upside down when her son enters her into a reality TV competition. A refreshing view of contemporary life in Harare, Zimbabwe, told through the lens of a classic romantic comedy.

Director: Tomas Brickhill | Stars: Tendaiishe Chitima, Tomas Brickhill, Chirikure Chirikure, Tehn Diamond

Votes: 210

A World Apart (1988)

PG | 113 min | Drama

1963. Thirteen year old Molly Roth, the eldest of three offspring of Gus and Diana Roth, lives a carefree life as part of the affluent white minority in South Africa. Race is a non-issue ... See full summary »

Director: Chris Menges | Stars: Barbara Hershey, David Suchet, Jodhi May, Jeroen Krabbé

Votes: 1,433 | Gross: $2.33M

Mugabe (2020)

130 min | Action, Biography, Drama

Mugabe rises from being a prisoner to power as a guerrilla fighter but gradually becomes the world's top tyrant. After four decades in power his allies do the unexpected.

Director: Robert O. Peters | Stars: Jackie Appiah, Dhlodhlo Charity, Mzembi Charles, Adam Chasema

Trophy (2017)
7.3
80 metascore

Trophy (2017)

Not Rated | 108 min | Documentary

This in-depth look into the powerhouse industries of big-game hunting, breeding and wildlife conservation in the U.S. and Africa unravels the complex consequences of treating animals as commodities.

Directors: Christina Clusiau, Shaul Schwarz | Stars: Tim Black, Philip Glass, Christo Gomes, John Hume

Votes: 568 | Gross: $0.02M

Studio 263 (2002– )

30 min | Drama

A great Zimbabwean drama about different lives of different people around Zimbabwe.

Stars: Denzel Burutsa, Stephen Chigorimbo, Grace Chiweshe, Tinopona Katsande

Votes: 8

Democrats (2014)
7.5
88 metascore

Democrats (2014)

100 min | Documentary

In politically unstable Zimbabwe, a new constitution is being put together by the ruling party of strongman Robert Mugabe and the divided opposition. Various political, local and personal interests are bogging the process down.

Director: Camilla Nielsson | Stars: Paul Mangwana, Robert Mugabe, Douglas Mwonzora, Morgan Tsvangirai

Votes: 335

Music by Prudence (2010)

33 min | Documentary, Short, Biography

Prudence Mabhena leads a group of young, disabled Africans who inspire others with their music, proving that disability does not mean inability.

Director: Roger Ross Williams | Stars: Farai Mabhande, Prudence Mabhena, Energy Maburutse, Marvelous Mbulo

Votes: 109

Yellow Card (2000)

90 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

A teenage soccer star learns some tough lessons about the consequences of unprotected sex.

Director: John Riber | Stars: Leroy Gopal, Lazarus Boora, Collin Sibangani Dube, Dumiso Gumede

Votes: 59

Uncaged (II)

Drama | Announced

After 7 (seven) years in prison, Denny once a promising young MMA fighter desperately fights to survive and make things right.

Director: Francis Saunders | Stars: David Wurawa, Luke Adams, Tara McCarthy

Neria (1991)

103 min | Drama

A classic African film that has struck a nerve that runs across the continent, with an original soundtrack and supporting performance by Zimbabwe's legendary World Music sensation, Oliver Mtukudzi.

Director: Godwin Mawuru | Stars: Jesese Mungoshi, Dominic Kanaventi, Violet Ndlovu, Kubi Chaza

Votes: 67

Hidden Within (2020)

Mystery, Thriller | Post-production

A young woman returns home to Zimbabwe to visit her ill father. With her mother's recent disappearance still grieving the family, she discovers shocking lies and secrets hidden within in the place she once called home.

Director: Daniel Lasker | Stars: Arthur Falko, Shoko Yoshimura, Daniel Lasker, Tuks Tad Lungu

The Struggle for Freedom (2020)

Action, Drama, History | Pre-production

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Directors: Rany Naser, King Nhondo

The Legend of the Sky Kingdom (2003)

73 min | Animation, Adventure, Family

Three children make a daring escape from the underground city in which they are slaves of the Evil Emperor, and go in search of the fabled Sky Kingdom and the great Prince Ariel.

Director: Roger Hawkins | Stars: Jason Linforth, Miriam Hamblin, Gabriel Phillips, Lucian Msamati

Votes: 47

Flame (1996)

88 min | Drama, War

The 1970s in the former Rhodesia, today Zimbabwe: The native people are rising up against their white suppressors. As the war reaches even the most distant villages, the two friends ... See full summary »

Director: Ingrid Sinclair | Stars: Marian Kunonga, Ulla Mahaka, Moise Matura, Norman Madawo

Votes: 73

An Unexpected Deal (2017)

22 min | Short, Comedy

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Director: Anthony Gavard | Stars: Farai Chigudu, Anthony Gavard, Dwain Worrell

Gonarezhou: The Movie (2019)

100 min | Drama

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Director: Sydney Taivavashe | Stars: Tendaiishe Chitima, Tinashe Nhukarume, Eddie Sandifolo, Tariro Washe

N00bslayr (2017– )

5 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

A strange habitat is invaded by terrifying creatures named normies. A ricefield slave must create a gang to take on the villainous normie and save the day.

Stars: Leafy Clone, Chin Chin, Marty Jimmy John, Meme Machine

Votes: 30

House of Children (2020)

60 min | Documentary

A glimpse of life as seen through young people at a Zimbabwean children's home.

Director: Daniel Drema

Votes: 7

Jit (1990)

98 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Romance

A young African man must try every trick in the book in this attempts to win the heart of the most beautiful girl in his village.

Director: Michael Raeburn | Stars: Dominic Makuwachuma, Sibongile Nene, Farai Sevenzo, Winnie Ndemera

Votes: 75

Escape (XII) (2016)

86 min

It is a film noir fairy tale in which a young mixed race man is looking for his father in Harare and finds love instead.

Directors: Joe Njagu, Agnieszka Piotrowska | Stars: Munya Chidzonga, Jose Marques, Selmor Mtukudzi, Charmaine Mujeri

The Time Is... Now (2013)

Not Rated | 86 min | Documentary, Animation, Crime

The Makers of this film have spent the past 3 years and traveled to 14 countries interviewing Politicians, Clinical Psychologists from the United Nations, Spiritual Missionaries and have ... See full summary »

Director: Vishal Hiraskar | Stars: Lord Nazir Ahmed, Moses Akaranga, Ashraf Bashabsheh, Aumar Bashabsheh

Votes: 12

Mind Games (IV) (2017)

104 min | Action, Crime, Thriller

A man tortured by guilt meets a psychopathic killer who forces him to revisit and conquer his personal demons in order to save his only daughter and survive the day.

Director: Charles Mawungwa | Stars: Kevin Hanssen, Dax Jackson

Africa Dreaming (1997– )

156 min | Drama

A series of six dramatic shorts, each from a different African country and all on the broad theme of "love in Africa."

Stars: João Manja, Sophia Matros, Tobias Sigauque, Selna Uries

Votes: 16

The Telling Room

Fantasy | Post-production

A young man with extraordinary abilities unravels the shocking secret behind the mysterious murders in Stonelake.

Director: Duncan Frost | Stars: Daniel Lasker, Eddie Sandifolo, Kelly Midlane, Tatenda Mbudzi

Tessellation (2018 Video)

21 min | Drama | Completed

An experimental film of a personal relationship in Zimbabwe affected by the colonial and postcolonial situation, using archive as found footage

Directors: Charmaine Mujeri, Agnieszka Piotrowska | Star: Eddie Sandifolo

iThemba (2010)

72 min | Documentary

Their country is bankrupt. Their bodies are broken. Neighbors consider them cursed. But in music, eight disabled Zimbabweans dared to hope.

Director: Elinor Burkett

Votes: 12

Cinderfella (2018 Video)

65 min | Comedy

Filmed over two nights at KKSC Theatre in front of a packed house, Cinderfella has to find her father but is frustrated at every turn by the evil genie.

Director: Sarah Theisen | Stars: Ricky Leighton, Charlene Ferreira, Teresa Atkinson, Bryan Elsworth

More Time (1993)

90 min | Drama, Romance

Thandi finds out the complexities of love, when David, the schoolboy Mister Charming, coolly sweeps her off her feet.

Director: Isaac Mabhikwa | Stars: Misheck Gasha, Webster Gonzo, Dumiso Gumede, Prudence Katomeni

Votes: 12

Everyone's Child (1996)

90 min | Drama

Two teens, Tamari and Itai, are impoverished following the death of their parents when their uncle takes their plow which they need to feed themselves. While their preoccupied neighbors in ... See full summary »

Director: Tsitsi Dangarembga | Stars: Elizjah Madzikatire, Nomsa L. Mlambo, Walter Muparutsa, Killness Nyati

Votes: 52

The Gentleman (2011)

103 min | Action, Drama, Family

A young man put in a moral dilemma is forced to choose between saving his dying pregnant wife or going against his beliefs.

Director: Joe Njagu | Stars: Wanisai Chawatama, Faith Chibale, Munya Chidzonga, Presley Chweneyagae

Votes: 6

A Whisper to a Roar (2012)
6.9
67 metascore

A Whisper to a Roar (2012)

Not Rated | 96 min | Documentary, Drama, History

Courageous democracy activists in five countries (Egypt, Malaysia, Ukraine, Venezuela and Zimbabwe) risk it all to bring freedom to their people.

Director: Ben Moses | Star: Alfred Molina

Votes: 43

Amakorokoza

Drama

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Stars: Margaret Bandasi, Ntokozo Makhulumo, Sara Mpofu, Bhekilizwe B. Ndlovu

Ivory. A Crime Story (2016)

87 min | Documentary, Crime, Drama

3 years of shooting, 30 countries, over 250 hours of raw material provided the basis for the investigation documentary «IVORY. A CRIME STORY» about the causes and consequences of an ... See full summary »

Director: Sergey Yastrzhembsky | Star: Jeff Koinange

Votes: 10

Tumi

6 min | Short, Drama, Sci-Fi | Completed

A South African innkeeper is confronted with her past when a former employee, a Zimbabwean dance student with great expectations, reemerges after a mysterious twenty year disappearance.

Director: Naledi Jackson

I Am the Future (1993)

110 min | Drama

A young woman moves from the rural areas to the big city to escape Zimbabwe's independence war in the 1970s.

Director: Godwin Mawuru | Stars: Chiyedza Chitepo, Stella Nekati-Chiweshe

2003 Cricket World Cup (2003– )

Sport

The 2003 Cricket World Cup (known officially as ICC Cricket World Cup 2003) was the eighth Cricket World Cup, organized by the International Cricket Council (ICC). It was co-hosted by South... See full summary »

Stars: Sachin Tendulkar, Ricky Ponting, Sourav Ganguly, Adam Gilchrist

Votes: 43

The Horn (II)

Drama | Announced

Zimbabwe, present day. Chuma, a financially-strapped game ranger whose daughter has a life-threatening disease, is forced to make a tough decision when a wealthy man asks him to poach the rhino that he is tasked with taking care of.

Director: Brett Michael Innes

When Giants Fall (2015)

78 min | Documentary, Crime, War

The ivory trade is a cruel business. Every 15 minutes an elephant is killed for its ivory. 65 percent of the continents elephants have been killed for their ivory in the last five years. ... See full summary »

Director: Leslie Griffith | Star: Kathi Lynn Austin

Votes: 9

Something Nice from London (2015)

60 min | Drama

Tensions rise in Harare as the Chikwiro family await the arrival of their dead son Peter from London.

Director: Nick Marcq | Stars: Memory Bususo, Munya Chidzonga, Lovewell Chisanga, Rumbidzai Karize

The Aviatrix (2015)

80 min | Documentary, Adventure, History

In 1928, Lady Heath became the first person to fly solo from Cape Town to London. Eighty-five years later, Tracey Curtis-Taylor sets out in a vintage biplane to retrace her flight. Her ... See full summary »

Director: Annette Porter | Stars: James Bevan, Tracey Curtis-Taylor, Kate Silverton, Bill Sykes

Votes: 16

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: 130

Zola (2014)

120 min | Action, Drama

Zola, a poor boy in a remote village of Africa is devastated when his father leaves to work in South African mines. The situation gets worse when his mother dies of AIDS. Zola's life takes a dramatic turn, one full of obstacles.

Directors: Sanelle Sibanda, Tom Bergstrom | Stars: Sibanda Babongile, Simon Banda, Salem Bhebhe, Vint Carmona

Forbidden Love (2016)

13 min | Short, Drama

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Director: Agnieszka Piotrowska | Stars: Charmaine Mujeri, Ery Nzaramba, Eddie Sandifolo, Sonja Wirwohl

2064 (2019)

12 min | Short, Drama

Failing to take heed of warnings, in 2033 devastating population growth, famine and mass internal displacement pushes Africa to the brink of all out conflict. Many of the continent's ... See full summary »

Director: Joseph A. Adesunloye | Stars: Donald Molosi, Thabo Rametsi, Tumelo

Shamwari (1982)

93 min | Action, Drama

Two prisoners, a white racist and a black man escape. They discover that the only way to survive is to bury their prejudice and rely on one another.

Director: Clive Harding | Stars: Ian Yule, Ken Gampu, Tamara Franke, Denny Fathe-Aazam

Votes: 18

Unjust (2020)

Short, Drama

A young African immigrant living in the US finds out she's been sterilized without her consent.

Director: Justin Arjune | Stars: Natasha Heschélle, Samantha Nemeth

Tanyaradzwa (2005)

70 min

Tanyaradzwa (Kudakwashe Maradzika) is an intelligent, outgoing girl from a rich, loving family. Life seems perfect until one night, during dinner, her nine-month secret is revealed with the... See full summary »

Director: Tawanda Gunda Mupengo | Stars: Rukudzo Chadzamira, Tongayi Chirisa, Kudakwashe Maradzika, Emmanuel Mbrirmi

Votes: 6

Nhamo (2011)

12 min | Short, Drama

In a war torn land, a young boy is caught in the midst of a revolution that will forever change the history of a nation.

Director: Eunice Chiweshe Goldstein

Votes: 7

Shungu: The Resilience of a People (2009)

Documentary

Shungu is a compelling narrative of the strategies ordinary people use to survive in Zimbabwe today. The filmmaker takes us on a personal journey offering a rare, intimate insight as the ... See full summary »

Director: Saki Mafundikwa

Kushata KweMoyo (2018)

Drama

A character driven drama about a vengeful housewife whose world is turned upside down when her once abusive step sister pays her an unexpected visit.

Director: Shem Zemura | Stars: Alaika Bhasikolo, Gamuchirai Duve, Kudzai Musungo, Kudzai Carmene Musungo

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