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: 1,357 | Gross: $2.33M

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: 283

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: 502 | Gross: $0.02M

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: 200

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: 28

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

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: 58

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: 11

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

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

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

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 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

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

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: 125

Forbidden Love (2016)

13 min | Short, Drama

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

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: 69

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

Gonarezhou: The Movie (2019)

100 min | Drama

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

You Can't Hide from the Truth (2016 TV Short)

29 min | Documentary, Short

You Can't Hide From The Truth is a musical documentary about a father and son struggling to make ends meet in Zimbabwe's harsh political and economic environment.

Director: A.a.V. Amasi

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: 49

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

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: 10

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 A. Adesunloye | Stars: Thabo Rametsi, Donald Molosi

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: 41

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

Zim High (2017)

86 min | Comedy

ZIM HIGH follows the constantely bullied Tatenda Mbudzi (17) at ZIMBABWE HIGH, the most prestigious and violent school in Africa. He desperately wants to be a prefect so he can win a ... See full summary »

Director: Tatenda Mbudzi | Stars: Richard Cosnett, Michael Gunning, Tatenda Mbudzi

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

A Call To The Void (2020)

Mystery, Thriller | Pre-production

A young woman searches to uncover the truth about her mothers disappearance, after she begins to suspect her father may have been involved.

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

Dunoon (2018)

18 min | Short, Drama | Completed

Set in Zimbabwe and South Africa highlighting issues of the violence against child and women abuse. The inequality of the female gender and the crimes and ongoing challenges faced daily by African women.

Directors: Jato Ehijator, Allison Staals | Stars: Jason Maydew, Numisa Snyman, Asemahle Chioma, Notshulwana

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: Meghan Hildebrandt, Lisa Yoder, Peter Hamm, Hetta Dube

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– )


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: 38

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 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



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

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

Africa is a Woman's Name (2009)

Documentary, Biography

Three Prestigious African Female Filmmakers. Three Charismatic African Women. Three Outlooks on Gender and Empowerment. Female power embodied in lives of three remarkable African women from... See full summary »

Directors: Wanjiru Kinyanjui, Bridget Pickering, Ingrid Sinclair | Stars: Njoki Ndung'u, Phuti Ragophala, Amai Rosie

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, Kevin Hanssen, Tatenda Mbudzi

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

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

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 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

House of Children

65 min | Documentary | Completed

A glimpse of life as seen through children at a Zimbabwean care initiative. The only source of information: the children themselves.

Director: Daniel Drema

The Struggle for Freedom (2020)

Action, Drama, History | Pre-production

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The Members (2007 TV Movie)

57 min | Drama

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Directors: Brett Newton, Howard Ritter, Dustin Young | Stars: Felton Perry, June Carryl, Mirron E. Willis, Brooke Conley

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

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

One Beach (2011)

25 min | Documentary, Short, News

One Beach is a film about six individuals using creativity, optimism, and fun to raise awareness about marine debris, and it's effect on our oceans and beaches. A positive and inspiring ... See full summary »

Directors: Jason Baffa, Sean O'Brien | Stars: Kevin Cunningham, Barbara de Vries, Richard Lang, Jim Moriarty

The Positive Ladies Soccer Club (2009 TV Short)

Documentary, Short

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Director: Joanna Stavropoulou | Star: Janet Mpaluma

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