Akan (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)

Popularity▲ A-Z User Rating Number of Votes US Box Office Runtime Year Release Date Date of Your Rating Your Rating
Beasts of No Nation (2015)
79 metascore

Beasts of No Nation (2015)

Not Rated | 137 min | Drama, War

A drama based on the experiences of Agu, a child soldier fighting in the civil war of an unnamed African country.

Director: Cary Joji Fukunaga | Stars: Abraham Attah, Emmanuel Affadzi, Ricky Adelayitor, Andrew Adote

Votes: 65,689 | Gross: $0.08M

The Burial Of Kojo (2018)
93 metascore

The Burial Of Kojo (2018)

80 min | Drama, Thriller

A man is trapped in a mine shaft by his vengeful brother while his daughter embarks on a magical journey to rescue him.

Director: Sam Blitz Bazawule | Stars: Ama K. Abebrese, Joe Addo, Henry Adofo, Kobina Amissah-Sam

Votes: 324

Sankofa (1993)

125 min | Drama

A self-absorbed Black American fashion model on a photo shoot in Africa is spiritually transported back to a plantation in the West Indies where she experiences first-hand the physical and ... See full summary »

Director: Haile Gerima | Stars: Kofi Ghanaba, Oyafunmike Ogunlano, Alexandra Duah, Nick Medley

Votes: 492 | Gross: $2.69M

Kumkum Bhagya (2014– )

20 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

Kumkum Bhagya is a love story of Pragya and Abhi who are destined to be together against all odds.

Stars: Sriti Jha, Shabbir Ahluwalia, Shikha Singh, Nikhil Arya

Votes: 737

Azali (2018)

92 min | Drama

Thrust into Accra by circumstances, a 14 year old girl from Northern Ghana must endure life in the slums of Accra and find a way to get back home

Director: Kwabena Gyansah | Stars: Ama K. Abebrese, Asana Alhassan, Adjetey Anang, Akofa Edjeani Asiedu

b14? 1 (2012 Video)

76 min | Action, Sci-Fi

Rival gangs fight over a cocaine shipment. One of the gangs, led by a ruthless woman named Lan Di, has a superhumanly powered assassin named Scorpion at her disposal.

Director: Ninja | Stars: Rose Mensah, Ebenezer Donkor, Joseph Osei, King Brenya

Votes: 55

Out of the Village (2016)

16 min | Short, Drama

A brother and his sister seek closure after Ebola ravages their West African village.

Director: Jonathan Stein | Stars: Kobina Amissah-Sam, Abraham Attah, Hannah Attah, Offei Ike Awuah

Votes: 50

2016 (2010 Video)

75 min | Sci-Fi

In 2010, a scientist discovers aliens orbiting earth in a spaceship that resembles the USS "Enterprise" crossed with a refrigerator, whose passengers resemble a cross between H.R. Giger's ... See full summary »

Director: Ninja | Stars: Rose Mensah, Ebenezer Donkor, Osei Joseph, Emmanuel Afriyie

Votes: 88

Motherland (2010)

123 min | Documentary

Motherland is the most powerful documentary on Africa. Fusing history, culture, politics, and contemporary issues, Motherland sweeps across Africa to tell a new story of a dynamic continent... See full summary »

Director: Owen Alik Shahadah | Stars: Molefi Kete Asante, Amiri Baraka, Harry Belafonte, Tony Browder

Votes: 63

Lucky (III) (2018)

Comedy, Drama

The film follows the story of Lucky Barima Mensah, a handsome university student that has landed the date of the century with the most popular girl on social media. With not a cedi to his ... See full summary »

Director: Fofo Gavua | Stars: Nenesenor Abloso, Buki Akiwumi, Fred Nii Amugi, Akofa Edjeani Asiedu

12:00 Part 1 (2011 Video)

74 min | Sci-Fi

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Director: Ninja | Stars: Rose Mensah, Ebenezer Donkor, Osei Joseph, Priscilla Anabel

Votes: 11

Kwaku Ananse (2013)

26 min | Short, Drama

The traditional West African fable of Kwaku Ananse is combined with the story of a young outsider named Nyan Koronhwea attending her estranged father's funeral. Nyan's father led two ... See full summary »

Director: Akosua Adoma Owusu | Stars: Jojo Abot, Koo Nimo, Grace Omaboe, Karim Adam

Votes: 25

No Man Is an Island (2016)

G | 70 min | Documentary

Since the large waves of migration in summer 2015, many are ready to house and welcome the less fortunate people of this world. Long before that Doctor Bartolo took responsibility for Omar,... See full summary »

Director: Tim De Keersmaecker

Votes: 15

C4: The Code of Money and Death (2013 Video)

75 min | Action

Ninjas and Mafias clash in this epic title of betrayal and death.

Directors: Ninja, Samuel K. Nkansah | Stars: Rose Mensah, Ebenezer Donkor, Francis Ofori, Emmanuel Afriyie

Holyland (2012)

54 min | Documentary

Solomon made a pilgrimage to the holy land years ago, leaving his eldest son behind. Even though he planned to return to Ghana, he found his destiny as a priest serving a community of Tel ... See full summary »

Director: Anna Somershaf

2016 2 (2010 Video)

76 min | Sci-Fi

As the aliens continue their murderous rampage through Ghana, the scientist builds something that might hold them at bay. But will it be enough?

Director: Ninja | Stars: Rose Mensah, Ebenezer Donkor, Osei Joseph, Emmanuel Afriyie

Votes: 10

An African Election (2011)
73 metascore

An African Election (2011)

Not Rated | 89 min | Documentary, Drama, History

An African Election is a political documentary that exposes the never-before-seen, nitty-gritty of political electioneering in Africa. It captures the intrigues of political campaigns; the ... See full summary »

Directors: Jarreth J. Merz, Kevin Merz

Votes: 82

Me broni ba (2009)

22 min | Short

Me Broni Ba is a lyrical portrait of hair salons in Kumasi, Ghana. The tangled legacy of European colonialism in Africa is evoked through images of women practicing hair braiding on ... See full summary »

Director: Akosua Adoma Owusu

Votes: 9

Back to Africa (2008)

97 min | Documentary

Follows five successful African artists for a year, through rehearsals, shows, and visits to their respective hometowns.

Director: Othmar Schmiderer | Stars: Makaya Dimbelolo, Ebraima Tata Dindin, Georges Momboye, Dickson Oppong

Ananse: Spider Man 1 (2011 Video)


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Director: Ninja | Star: Rose Mensah

Votes: 5

Mama Agatha (2015)

16 min | Documentary, Short, Comedy

Once a week, a group of migrant women in Amsterdam learn how to ride a bicycle. Inspiring them to let go of the fear and get behind the wheels is a Ghanaian community mother named Mama Agatha.

Director: Fadi Hindash

Wrong Way (II) (2015)


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Director: Commitee | Stars: Daniel Nsiah Adom, Ntul Andrew, Eric Essien, Mama Kali

Roots Germania (2007)

75 min | Documentary

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Director: Mo Asumang | Stars: Mo Asumang, Rebecca Lina, Jürgen Rieger

Votes: 26

Chronicles of Odumkrom: The Headmaster (2015)

143 min | Drama

What price must a man (Master Andoh) pay to provide education? What sacrifice must a man make to bring enlightenment to his community when the people he fights for are bent on continuing with their way of life?

Director: Ernest Abbeyquaye | Stars: William Addo, Naa Amanuah, George Mawuli Amemesor, Theodorah Amuah

Akurasi Burgers 2 (2008 Video)


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Director: Samuel Ofori | Stars: Mary A. Forson, Mercy Aseidu, Rose Mensah, Samuel Ofori

Suspicious (2018)


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Director: Gideon Bryonson Jnr | Stars: Kwame Adu, Martin Nyonyo, Joseph Oliveira, Philomina Prah

Akurasi Burgers (2008 Video)


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Director: Samuel Ofori | Stars: Mary A. Forson, Mercy Aseidu, Rose Mensah, Samuel Ofori

Running (I) (2016)

Short, Drama

Running is a 17 minutes short film about a 13 year old girl. Her desires of attaining greatness in life through education, compels her to rebel against her parents who are forcing her into Marriage.

Directors: Jumic Emma Anderson, Jimens Goshers | Stars: Joseph Otsiman, Gloria Addy, Elijah Kings William Kontoh, Praise Erskine

Traces d'un village

Documentary | Filming

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A Sweet Song (2014)

Not Rated | 9 min | Short, Drama

A story that follows 8 year old Akosua as she discovers a different world from hers when she learns that her father is hiding his mistress in their home.

Director: Asantewaa Prempeh | Star: Maame Adjei

Votes: 8

Fuse ODG Feat. Ed Sheeran & Mugeez: Boa me (2017 Video)

3 min | Short, Music

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Director: Gyo Gyimah | Stars: Rashid Mugeez, Fuse Odg, Ed Sheeran

'95 (2019)

75 min | Drama

After the death of his brother, a young boy struggles with accepting the inevitable loss. Torn between holding on and letting go, we journey back to a time before we were exposed to the outside world without having to open the front door.

Director: Kofi Kyei | Stars: Justice Addo, Ricky Adelayitor, Perfect Agbey, Adjetey Anang

Akurasi Burgers 3 (2008 Video)


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Director: Samuel Ofori | Stars: Mary A. Forson, Mercy Aseidu, Rose Mensah, Samuel Ofori

Penicillin (2009)

23 min | Short, Drama

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Director: Mike Viebrock | Stars: Joana Adu-Gyamfi, David Dontoh, Rebecca Addo, Osei Adu

Votes: 11

Amerikafo (2018)

15 min | Short, Drama, Thriller

After being forced to stay in Ghana with her Grandmother, an 11 year old American girl becomes a target in a local occult attack.

Director: Sean Addo | Stars: Maya Ansu, Mikey Ashkar, Bex, Joseph Boakye

Ajube Kete (2005)

6 min | Short, Drama

Part documentary, part fiction, Ajube Kete is positioned as a day in the life of a West African girl. Filmed in the village of Kumasi, Ghana the story follows a young girl as she works on ... See full summary »

Director: Akosua Adoma Owusu | Stars: Ama Brago, Emelia Adwoa Odame

Of One Blood: Returning Home to Africa (1999)

29 min | Documentary, Short

An American husband and wife, who have embarked on a pilgrimage to Ghana, West Africa, present a special gift of dance performance to the Asante people, symbolizing their ancestral kinship ... See full summary »

Directors: Nanahemaa Kosua Brenda Berg-Morrow, Nana Kwasi Scott Douglas Morrow

The Life After... (La vida después...) (2008)

Not Rated | 81 min | Documentary

Hermanos distanciados se reconcilian uno con el otro cuando buscan a su madre desaparecida.

Director: Alex García

There Is No Place for You Here (2011)

16 min | Documentary, Short

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Directors: Elliott C. Balsley, Ravi Lloyd, Sam Price-Waldman, Haley Quartarone, Ruby Stocking | Stars: Edmund Abu, Akosua Amponsah, Boniface Cudjoe, Collins Donkor

La Creación (2009 Video)

70 min | Fantasy, Horror, Mystery

After a nuclear attack, a magician takes shelter in a forest with his assistant to complete his biggest magic trick to date, The Creation, a trick that requires that you do some of the most inhumane things known to man.

Director: Patricio Valladares | Stars: Evelyn Belmar, Yuri Caceres, Paulina Facuse, Arturo Lagos

Faux Départ (2012)

9 min | Short, Drama, Romance

Fahim and Haashid foolishly prepare to cross the last hurdle in a perilous one-way journey to a better life only to be stymied by Haashid's personal agenda.

Director: Shekhar Bassi | Stars: Ali Zaidi, Umit Ulgen, Yonah Odoom

Votes: 8

The Samaritan (2013)

7 min | Short, Thriller

A young disabled girl struggles to fetch water at a well and what seems to be the kind offer of help from a beautiful young woman turns dark rather quickly.

Director: P. Sam Kessie | Stars: Gracie Bani Anoff, Gloria Dogbey, Evans K. Dwamena