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: 1,360 | Gross: $2.33M

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: 523 | Gross: $0.02M

Mugabe (2019)

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

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: 289

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

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

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: 11

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

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

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: 29

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: 44

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: 60

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: 12

Hidden Within (2020)

Mystery, Thriller | Filming

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: Lionel Strasky, Shoko Yoshimura, Daniel Lasker, Arthur Falko

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: 50

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: 71

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

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, Tatenda Mbudzi, Eddie Sandifolo, Paul Conolly

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



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

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: 69

The Positive Ladies Soccer Club (2009 TV Short)

Documentary, Short

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Director: Joanna Stavropoulou | Star: Janet Mpaluma

House of Children

65 min | Documentary | Completed

A glimpse of life as seen through children at a Zimbabwean care initiative.

Director: Daniel Drema

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: 126

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

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

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

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


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

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

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

Home Sweet Home (2001)

85 min | Documentary

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Directors: Heidi Draper, Michael Raeburn | Stars: Paul Bandey, Ève Karpf, Larry Lamb, Gabrielle Lazure

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: 40

Monalisa (2017)


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Director: Artwell Mukonyora

2064 (2019)

12 min | Short, Drama | Completed

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, Tumelo

Freestate (2013)

11 min | Short, Drama, Romance

A Woman and Her Driver, Another Man, a State of Mind. A contemporary love story set in Africa that explores the cultural tension surrounding a woman's desire.

Director: Martha Ferguson | Stars: Stephen Chigorimbo, John Dennison, Martha Ferguson, Kevin Hanssen

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

The Struggle for Freedom (2020)

Action, Drama, History | Pre-production

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Directors: Rany Naser, King Nhondo

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

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: 8

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

Soul Jah Love: Ndini Uya Uya (2014 Video)

Short, Music

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Director: Iga Justo | Star: Soul Jah Love

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

Gonarezhou: The Movie (2019)

100 min | Drama

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

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: 42

Scenes from a Transient Home (2019)

14 min | Documentary, Short, Family

Filmed on Super 8mm, Scenes from a Transient Home presents a fractured portrait of life for Zimbabwean migrants when they travel back home to visit. Christmas dancing, New Years Eve ... See full summary »

Director: Roger Horn

I Can Hear Zimbabwe Calling (1980)

35 min | Documentary, Short

This documentary was filmed in Matenje refugee camp as refugees students were preparing to return to Zimbabwe just after independence. It documents daily life in the camp and interviews ... See full summary »

Directors: Ophera Hallis, Ron Hallis

Forbidden Love (2016)

13 min | Short, Drama

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

The Christening (2014)

15 min | Short, Drama, Family | Completed

Two young ambitious women in their prime looking and planning their future before betrayal , rape and mistrust complicates their lives. Daggers gets drawn between those close to each other.... See full summary »

Director: Ezekiel Mutasa | Stars: Martin Mutamba, Rutendo Rukanda, Edna Rumeck, Eddingtone Hatitongwe

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

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