Zimbabwe (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)

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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: 1,564 | Gross: $2.33M

President (2021)

130 min | Documentary

Zimbabwe is at a crossroads. The leader of the opposition MDC party, Nelson Chamisa, challenges the old guard ZANU-PF led by Emmerson Mnangagwa, known as "The Crocodile." The election tests both the ruling party and the opposition.

Director: Camilla Nielsson | Star: Nelson Chamisa

Votes: 76

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: 320

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: 69

Gonarezhou: The Movie (2020)

100 min | Drama

How do you survive in an isolated village with a small human population and an even larger wildlife one? For Zulu, a rural, cultured man, it is a constant battle for survival. He lives a ... See full summary »

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

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 Peters | Stars: Jackie Appiah, Dhlodhlo Charity, Mzembi Charles, Adam Chasema

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: 670 | Gross: $0.02M

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: 83

Poor Cousins (2021)

80 min | Drama

Every family has "poor" cousins. This is the story of two cousins who are given opportunities to change their lives and rub shoulders with the rich. T1(Tawanda) is an ambitious ghetto ... See full summary »

Director: Sydney Taivavashe | Stars: John Mabuyane, Charlene Mangweni, Tinashe Nhukarume, Eddie Sandifolo

Shaina (2020 TV Movie)


Shaina is the story of Shine, a teenager in Zimbabwe who doesn't believe in herself. In the face of life-altering events, she is forced to rely on her own ingenuity and determination to ... See full summary »

Director: Beautie Masvaure Alt | Stars: Wilmah Munemera, Tinodiwanashe Chitma, Gamu Mukwakwami, Tarumbidwa Chirume

Votes: 7

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: Bill Fellows, Baz Black, Judith Jacob, David Wurawa

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: 9

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: 362

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: 134

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: Jesesi Mungoshi, Dominic Kanaventi, Violet Ndlovu, Kubi Chaza

Votes: 81

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: Jasmine Linforth, Miriam Hamblin, Gabriel Phillips, Lucian Msamati

Votes: 55

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: 66

Nzara - Hunger (2021)

90 min | Animation, Music

The story told is based on a Zimbabwean myth. The Rozvi Empire in Greater Zimbabwe is trying to steal the Moon from the sky because it looks like a plate. There is great hunger in the ... See full summary »

Director: Klara Wojtkowska | Stars: Clive 'Proverb' Jonga, Brian Briss Bareta, Joseph Jaysome Marikano, Ashline Mpofu

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: 20

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, Rick 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

Votes: 8

18 Months Later (2020)

20 min | Short, Action, Comedy

After the COVID - 19 vaccine goes horribly wrong, a Zimbabwean teenager Anesu together with his younger sister, assemble a team of teenagers with necessary skills and resources to try ... See full summary »

Director: Braydan Heart | Stars: Wade Beaton, Braydan Heart, Mayenzeke Mpofu, Samantha Tshuma

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: Tumelo Johwa, Donald Molosi, Thabo Rametsi, Tumelo

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: 151

Kare kare zvako: Mother's Day (2005)


In drought-struck Zimbabwe, Father's new burial pit raises Mother's ire.

Director: Tsitsi Dangarembga | Stars: Belinda Mapfute, Nicolas Mazenda, Simbarashe Mombemushora, Consolata Ngwenya

Votes: 17

Behind the Horn (2021)

3 min | Short

Entirely Filmed on the DJI Phantom 4, this mini-documentary is about Rhino anti-poaching in Zimbabwe and was sponsored by Imire Wildlife Conservation and The Aspinall Foundation. Imire is ... See full summary »

Director: Nigel Lozane | Stars: Rumbidzai Takawira, Reilly Travers

Votes: 13

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: 18

Hidden Within

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: Tuks Tad Lungu, Arthur Falko, Daniel Lasker, Anja Taljaard

Mirage (II) (2020)

104 min | Drama

Set amid the turbulent events of Zimbabwe's historic 2017 "takeover" from Robert Mugabe, Mirage tells the thrilling story of three women's plot to escape from one of the country's notorious... See full summary »

Director: Malaika Mushandu | Stars: Prudence Katomeni, Charmaine Mujeri, Chipo Bizure, Eunice Tava

House of Children (2020)

60 min | Documentary

Conversations at a Zimbabwean children's home.

Director: Daniel Drema

Votes: 30

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: 84

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: 16

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: 17

Soulmate (2021– )

21 min | Drama | Active

The series is a story about two lovers Phumza and Locratia, who will take us on a journey that will reveal how they ended up becoming soulmates. Amidst their respective narrations, you will... See full summary »

Stars: Nkosilathi Mabuza, Braydan Heart, Randall Ncube, Brucella



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

Wadiwa Wepa Moyo (2020– )


Two boys from the dusty streets of Harare, Tawanda and Biko have a dream of making it to play for Manchester United in the United Kingdom but everything changes when Tawanda falls in love with Nokuthula.

Stars: Tadiwa Bopoto, Everson K. Chieza, Prince Albert Chigiya, Monalisa Tenderere Dube

The Story of Nehanda (2021)


How much do you know about your own history? "A people without knowledge of their past history, origin and culture is like a tree without roots." Here lies the untold story of Cherwa Nyakasikana the spirit medium of Mbuya Nehanda.

Director: Sydney Taivavashe | Stars: Ratidzo Tava, Tariro Washe, Larry Greeff, John Newton Dennison

Dark City (1990)

97 min

Seven innocent people are accused of murdering a politician.

Director: Chris Curling | Stars: Sello Maake Ka-Ncube, Vusi Dibakwane, Thapelo Mofokeng, Ernest Ndlovu

Votes: 29

Playing Warriors (2011)

78 min | Comedy

When Nyarai finds out that her cousin Nonto is getting married, she and her friend Maxi, are set into a frenzy at the thought that their time to find 'Mr. Right' may be running out. Nyarai ... See full summary »

Director: Rumbi Katedza | Stars: Kudzai Sevenzo, Prudence Katomeni, Tendai Musoni, Nothando Nobengula

The Novelist (2019 Video)

Not Rated | 82 min | Comedy

KKSC Theatre's second show, The Novelist, was filmed on its final night and sees Scott, a British novelist goes to Kwekwe, Zimbabwe and finds himself in a very, very different world.

Director: Ilona Meyer | Stars: Ricky Leighton, Geraldine Deetlefs, Teresa Atkinson, Alan M.C. Leighton

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: 21

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: 38

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: 47

The Letter (IV) (2019)

86 min | Drama

It's 2015, following the controversial July 17 legislation by the Zimbabwean government to abruptly cut off thousands of jobs, Simon has been the delivering the dreaded dismissal letters to... See full summary »

Directors: Daves Guzha, Joe Njagu | Stars: Emmanuel Mbrirmi, Henry B.J. Phiri, Sarah Mpofu-Sibanda, Admire Kuzhangaira

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: 9

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

Roki Feat. Koffi Olomide & Rayvanny: Patati Patata (2021 Video)

4 min | Short, Music

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Director: Kenny | Stars: Rockford Josphat, Koffi Olomide, Rayvanny

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: 7

Rhodesia Countdown (1969)

33 min | Short, Drama

This film explores the conflicts within Rhodesian society in 1969.

Director: Michael Raeburn

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 Machel

Votes: 12

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