Zimbabwe (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)

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A World Apart (1988)

PG | 113 min | Drama

A White enclave in Johannesburg, South Africa, in the 1960s. Molly Roth, 13 years old, is the daughter of leftist parents, and she must piece together what's happening around her when her ... See full summary »

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

Votes: 1,346 | Gross: $2.33M

The Night of the Askari (1976)

R | 97 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

A colonial police officer in Rhodesia hunts down the albino terrorist who raped and murdered his fiancée.

Director: Jürgen Goslar | Stars: Christopher Lee, James Faulkner, Horst Frank, Sybil Danning

Votes: 197

Trophy (2017)
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: 490 | Gross: $0.02M

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: 56

Democrats (2014)
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: 277

Cook Off (2017)

116 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: 10

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: 68

Neria (1993)

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: Kubi Chaza, Anthony Chinyanga, Dominic Kanaventi, Manyika Kangai

Votes: 54

A Call To The Void (2020)

Mystery, Thriller | Pre-production

Katheryn Bekker returns home to Zimbabwe for the first time in four years after her mother's disappearance. Upon arrival she learns a disturbing secret her father has been hiding, which leads her to uncover the truth of what happened.

Director: Daniel Lasker | Stars: Daniel Lasker, Arthur Falko, Lionel Strasky, Anja Taljaard

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: 27

Flame (1996)

88 min | Drama, War

The 1970s in the former Rhodesia, today Zimbabwe: The native people is going against the white suppressors. As the war reaches the most distant villages as well the two friends Florence and... See full summary »

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

Votes: 68

Two Weeks in November

Documentary | Filming

The film focuses on the incredible events of November 2017, beginning when Emerson Mnangagwa is fired and flees for his life across Mozambique. The story follows him as he impeaches Mugabe,... See full summary »

Director: Rumbi Katedza | Star: Tuks Tad Lungu

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

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: 105

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

Mugabe Me and a Million Tampons (2011)

92 min | Documentary, History, News

With a filmmaker hell-bent on changing the horror, Mugabe Me and a Million Tampons takes you on a gonzo journey into a nation held in fear and torn apart by corruption. Packing a million ... See full summary »

Directors: Karin Stowe, Hanna Adcock

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: 43

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: 47

Gonarezhou: The Movie (2019)

100 min | Drama

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

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

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: 7

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: 13

A Whisper to a Roar (2012)
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: 40

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: 123

Kushata KweMoyo (2018)


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

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: 7

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

2003 Cricket World Cup (2003– )

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: 36

The Positive Ladies Soccer Club (2009 TV Short)

Documentary, Short

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Director: Joanna Stavropoulou | Star: Janet Mpaluma

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

One Couch at a Time (2014)

87 min | Documentary, Adventure

One Couch at a Time follows 'CouchSurfing evangelist' Alexandra Liss across 6 continents, 21 countries, CouchSurfing for 7 months in the first full-length feature ever to document the ... See full summary »

Director: Alexandra Liss | Stars: Zohra Allana, Alexandra Liss, Chelsea Rustrum, David Vega

Votes: 54

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: 9

Forbidden Love (2016)

13 min | Short, Drama

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

Black President (2015)

86 min | Documentary

Exiled Zimbabwean artist Kudzanai Chiurai's demons come to life as he tries to flee South Africa following various fractious experiences in the Johannesburg art scene.

Director: Mpumelelo Mcata | Stars: Kudzanai Chiurai, Melissa Goba, Zaki Ibrahim, Lindiwe Matshikiza

Unhu (2014)

3 min | Short, Action

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Director: A.a.V. Amasi | Stars: Archibald Betera, Millicent Chapanda

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

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

Comrade President (2012)

89 min | Documentary, Biography, History

A Mozambican village boy called Samora Moises Machel rises to become a daring guerrilla strategist who devotes his life to fighting colonialism in Southern African. However his colleagues ... See full summary »

Director: Mosco Kamwendo | Stars: Kenneth Kaunda, Graça Machel, Samora Moises Machel

Votes: 8

The Lion Tree (2010)


In a little known part of Central Africa lies the Pasanga floodplain, an area of just 750 square kilometers. Its rich grasslands sustain a wide variety of water loving birds and animals. ... See full summary »

Star: Geraldine Jackson

2064 (2019)

12 min | Short, Drama | Post-production

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 Adesunloye

State of Mind (IV)

89 min | Documentary | Post-production

A powerful, emotional, painful and yet hopeful documentary film from Zimbabwe looking at mental illness by award winning documentary film director, Hopewell Rugoho- Chin'ono. State of Mind ... See full summary »

Director: Hopewell Rugoho-Chin'Ono

Riches (2001)

26 min | Short

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Director: Ingrid Sinclair | Stars: Damien Chamley, Cindy Sampson

Votes: 16

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

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

Keeper of the Beat: A Woman's Journey Into the Heart of Drumming (2012)

80 min | Documentary, Biography, Music

Keeper of the Beat is a feature-length autobiographical documentary in which Barbara Borden, and acclaimed 67 year old drummer, composer, teach and peacemaker, tells her story in word and ... See full summary »

Directors: David Brown, Barbara Borden | Star: Barbara Borden

Votes: 16

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

Sungura (2012)

104 min | Documentary, Biography, Music | Completed

John Peel played music from Zimbabwe for the first time on radio in early 80es.The way the guitars are played was something different from anything that was usually played anywhere in the ... See full summary »

Directors: Andreas Hoehn, Vladimir Petrovski-Karter

Seven Points on Earth (2017)

56 min | Documentary, History | Completed

A documentary about 7 Mennonite farmers around the world.

Directors: Paul Plett, Paul Plett | Stars: Hadi Pitoyo, Paul Plett, Peter Hamm, Hetta Dube

Honest (Zimbabwe) (2019)

Short, Drama | Post-production

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Director: Jonathan Samukange | Stars: Shingi Chiguye, Anthony Tongai, Andrew Chitembure, Steven Madondo

Accidental Small House (2018)

83 min | Drama, Romance

Chipo discovers an affair her husband is having with a young mistress and meets her behind his back. They develop a friendship and embark on a plan to punish him.

Director: Denise Edwards | Stars: Lindiwe Dhlakama, Shaun Mundawarara, Sam Ndlovu

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