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)
7.7
79 metascore

Beasts of No Nation (2015)

TV-MA | 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: 80,308 | Gross: $0.08M

Sankofa (1993)
7.0
93 metascore

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: 683 | 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: Kapil Singh Lalwani, Sriti Jha, Shivani Sopori, Shabbir Ahluwalia

Votes: 1,399

Away Bus (2019)

95 min | Comedy, Drama

Two sisters - BIBI and KIKI, have to raise twenty thousand Ghana cedis within 12 hours for an emergency surgery to save their dying mother. When all attempts to get help from family and ... See full summary »

Directors: Kofi Asamoah, Peter Sedufia | Stars: Adjetey Anang, Toosweet Annan, Nadia Antwi, Akwasi Asamoah

Votes: 46

The Burial of Kojo (2018)
6.4
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: Blitz Bazawule | Stars: Joseph Otsiman, Mamley Djangmah, Kobina Amissah-Sam, Ama K. Abebrese

Votes: 713

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: Samuel K. Nkansah | Stars: Rose Mensah, Ebenezer Donkor, Joseph Osei, King Brenya

Votes: 98

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: Samuel K. Nkansah | Stars: Rose Mensah, Ebenezer Donkor, Osei Joseph, Emmanuel Afriyie

Votes: 116

Good Night (2019)

20 min | Short

Young Matilda and Prince are taken on a life-changing trip by a stranger. Kids, gangsters and Ghana's vibrant coast as you've never seen them.

Director: Anthony Nti | Stars: Prince Agortey, Matilda Enchil, Goua Robert Grovogui, Ma Abena

Votes: 466

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: Abraham Attah, Hannah Attah, Kobina Amissah-Sam, Mawuko Kuadzi

Votes: 74

Delirio (2009 Video)

Unrated | 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

Votes: 12

Keteke (2017)

98 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

It's the 80s rail service system, and the train is the only means of transport from the outskirts. A couple - BOI (Adjetey Anang) and ATSWEI (Lydia Forson) is bent on delivering their first... See full summary »

Director: Peter Sedufia | Stars: Edwin Acquah, Fred Nii Amugi, Adjetey Anang, Lydia Forson

Votes: 330

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: 75

Heritage Africa (1989)

110 min | Drama

The story of Quincy Bosomfield who is the product of colonial education and has risen to become the district commissioner. In the process, he abandons his African heritage and all that has real meaning to him.

Director: Kwaw Ansah | Stars: Kofi Bucknor, Ian Collier, Anima Misa, Peter Whitbread

Votes: 48

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: Asana Alhassan, Akofa Edjeani Asiedu, Adjetey Anang, Peter Ritchie

Votes: 215

12:00 Part 1 (2011 Video)

74 min | Sci-Fi

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Director: Samuel K. Nkansah | Stars: Rose Mensah, Ebenezer Donkor, Osei Joseph, Priscilla Anabel

Votes: 13

Lucky (III) (2018)

80 min | 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, Kabuki Akiwumi, Fred Nii Amugi

Votes: 8

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: Samuel K. Nkansah | Stars: Rose Mensah, Ebenezer Donkor, Osei Joseph, Emmanuel Afriyie

Votes: 15

Ananse: Spider Man 1 (2011 Video)

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Director: Samuel K. Nkansah | Star: Rose Mensah

Votes: 12

Rooted (II)

Short, Horror, Thriller | Post-production

Things quickly go south when a young man's unusual DNA results are accompanied by a mysterious mask allowing him to see into the slave dungeon of his African ancestors.

Director: Sean Addo | Stars: Riley Dandy, Nican Robinson, Victor Kamwendo, Amaka Izuchi

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: 44

An African Election (2011)
7.6
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: 91

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: 17

R2Bees feat. King Promise, Kwesi Arthur, Darkovibes, Rjz, Spacely, Humble Dis, Medikal, B4bonah: Boys Kasa (2018 Music Video)

Music

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Director: Babs Direction | Stars: Faisal Hakeem, Rashid Mugeez, Kwesi Arthur, Darkovibes

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

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: 42

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

75 min | Action

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

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

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

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

Drop of Happiness (2022)

71 min | Drama

Drops of Happiness tells a modern-day story of graduate unemployment and how so many young people are going beyond the normal in search of greener pastures.

Director: Salifu Zakari | Stars: Nana Yaa Agyare, Adjetey Anang, Qwasi Blay Jr., Rabby Bray

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

Votes: 16

Roots Germania (2007)

75 min | Documentary

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

Votes: 30

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: David Pablos | Stars: Rodrigo Azuela, Américo Hollander, María Renée Prudencio

Arachnid (2020)

4 min | Short, Drama

The short film follows Ama, an Ashanti goddess. We meet her as she reluctantly agrees to meet with her estranged ex, Anansi, the trickster god of stories. It is here that the story begins. ... See full summary »

Director: Carl Earl-Ocran | Stars: Isaac Kofi Arthur, Bless Fortune

I Like It Here (2021)

15 min | Short, Drama

What does it mean to belong to a country that you struggle to call home? A young Ghanaian-American, who identifies as part of the Diaspora, takes an uncomfortable taxi ride where his ... See full summary »

Director: Amartei Armar | Stars: Noah Acolatse, Gabriel Narh Addo, Daniel Antonio, Farida Billa

'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

Suspicious (2018)

Drama

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

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: 11

Finale (2021)

Short, Drama

A young violinist surprises her sister with time in a private dance studio, in efforts to reflect and bring positive light onto these dark times.

Director: Anthony Vander | Stars: Ama Dwaah, Anu Ogunmefun

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

Traces d'un village

Documentary | Filming

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The Knell (II) (2021)

Unrated | 15 min | Short, Fantasy, Thriller

On his first day at an Oklahoman university, a student from Ghana with hopes of achieving the American Dream encounters a beautiful yet mysterious campus tour guide who sends him down a deadly path to an American nightmare.

Director: Joseph Osei-Bonsu | Stars: Kevin Richards, Demetria Marshall, Kolesa Moore

The Knell (I) (2021)

Unrated | 15 min | Short, Fantasy, Horror

On his first day at an Oklahoman university, a student from Ghana with hopes of achieving the American Dream encounters a beautiful yet mysterious campus tour guide who sends him down a deadly path to an American nightmare.

Director: Joseph Osei-Bonsu | Stars: Kevin Richards, Demetria Marshall, Kolesa Moore

Wrong Way (II) (2015)

Horror

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

ACW Academy Show (2014–2015)

Action, Drama, Sport

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Penicillin (2009)

23 min | Short, Drama

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

Votes: 13

Xcite in the Cross Rhodes (2016 Video)

Short, Action, Sport

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Directors: Jenny Moore, Fred Spencer

Mfinfini: Somewhere In-between (2022)

17 min | Short, Drama | Post-production

A provoking story of a woman who's thrown into an unstable mental state after losing her child at birth and diagnosed with Maternal Depression. She re-lives her pregnancy in a state of ... See full summary »

Director: Lawrence Agbetsise | Stars: Nana Serwaa Yamoah, Kobina Amissah-Sam, Ob Black

Magibo (2021)

Short, Action, Thriller

An ex-military man declares war on everyone who has their names written inside the book given to him by his father before he passed on; realizing that most of the names written in the book have something to do with his father's death.

Directors: Jumic Emma Anderson, Jacob Kwame Denero | Stars: Stone Mason, Beresford Ogbanmey Amui-Jnr, Ibrahim Fizzil, Raphael Gagakuma

Threesome (2020)

Documentary, Short

"We are bodies, we are souls, we are spirits, we are humans" proclaimed by the artists as a protest to challenge the hetero-normative system and patriarchal structures that violates human rights, freedom and justice.

Directors: Thais Almeida Prado, Va-Bene Elikem Fiatsi, John Herman | Stars: Thais Almeida Prado, Va-Bene Elikem Fiatsi, John Herman

Akurasi Burgers 3 (2008 Video)

Comedy

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

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