Amharic (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
Capernaum (2018)
8.5
75 metascore

Capernaum (2018)

R | 126 min | Drama

While serving a five-year sentence for a violent crime, a 12-year-old boy sues his parents for neglect.

Director: Nadine Labaki | Stars: Zain Al Rafeea, Yordanos Shiferaw, Boluwatife Treasure Bankole, Kawsar Al Haddad

Votes: 20,519 | Gross: $1.66M

Wives and Daughters (1999– )

TV-PG | 301 min | Drama

The daughter of a country doctor copes with an unwanted stepmother, an impetuous stepsister, burdensome secrets, the town gossips, and the tug on her own heartstrings for a man who thinks of her only as a friend.

Stars: Francesca Annis, Justine Waddell, Bill Paterson, Keeley Hawes

Votes: 6,237

Beyond Borders (2003)
6.5
32 metascore

Beyond Borders (2003)

R | 127 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance

The world's cruelty is confronted with the love of two different people who tries to save mankind from poverty and war.

Director: Martin Campbell | Stars: Clive Owen, Angelina Jolie, Linus Roache, Teri Polo

Votes: 25,186 | Gross: $4.43M

So You Said Yes (2015 TV Movie)

TV-G | 84 min | Comedy, Drama

The owner of a bridal shop unknowingly falls in love with the son of her main competitor. She must then thwart her rival's attempts to destroy their relationship.

Director: Christie Will Wolf | Stars: Kellie Martin, Chad Willett, Patricia Isaac, Rhonda Dent

Votes: 754

Terraferma (2011)
6.8
57 metascore

Terraferma (2011)

R | 88 min | Drama

A Sicilian family deals with the arrival of a group of immigrants on their island.

Director: Emanuele Crialese | Stars: Filippo Pucillo, Donatella Finocchiaro, Beppe Fiorello, Mimmo Cuticchio

Votes: 2,798

Prelude to War (1942)

Not Rated | 52 min | Documentary, War

The official World War II US Government film statement defining the various enemies of the Allies and why they must be fought.

Directors: Frank Capra, Anatole Litvak | Stars: Walter Huston, Victor Bulwer-Lytton, Kai-Shek Chiang, Walter Darré

Votes: 1,603

Live and Become (2005)

Unrated | 140 min | Drama

A Christian boy escapes to Israel from famine-stricken Ethiopia by pretending to be Jewish.

Director: Radu Mihaileanu | Stars: Yaël Abecassis, Roschdy Zem, Moshe Agazai, Moshe Abebe

Votes: 5,555

Anbessa (2019)

85 min | Drama

Through a coming-of-age story, ANBESSA captures one boy taking on modernization on his own terms, revealing a unique and magical perspective on the myth of "progress" that entraps us all. ... See full summary »

Director: Mo Scarpelli | Stars: Abinet, Aster Biruk Aderi, Birtukan Biruk Aderi, Biruk Aderi

Nevsu (2017– )

30 min | Comedy

Nebsu tells the story of a mixed family navigating the prejudices and tensions involved in raising their five-year old daughter. What ensues is a clash of modern day cultures.

Stars: Yossi Vasa, Meyrav Feldman, Hana Laslo, Gadi Yagil

Votes: 27

Fortuna (2018)

106 min | Drama, Romance

Fortuna, a 14-year-old Ethiopian girl, has had no news of her parents since arriving in Lampedusa, Italy. Together with other refugees, she is given shelter for the winter in a Swiss ... See full summary »

Director: Germinal Roaux | Stars: Kidist Siyum, Bruno Ganz, Patrick d'Assumçao, Yoann Blanc

Votes: 168

Fig Tree (I) (2018)

93 min | Drama

16 year old Jewish Mina, is trying to navigate between a surreal routine dictated by the civil war in Ethiopia and her last days of youth with her Christian boyfriend Eli. When she ... See full summary »

Director: Aalam-Warqe Davidian | Stars: Betalehem Asmamawe, Rodas Gizaw, Weyenshiet Belachew, Yohannes Musa

Votes: 50

Difret (2014)
6.8
61 metascore

Difret (2014)

Unrated | 99 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

A young lawyer travels to an Ethiopian village to represent Hirut, a 14-year-old girl who shot her would-be husband as he and others were practicing one of the nation's oldest traditions: abduction into marriage.

Director: Zeresenay Mehari | Stars: Meron Getnet, Tizita Hagere, Abel Abebe, Shitaye Abraha

Votes: 1,118 | Gross: $0.04M

All Rise (II)

Documentary | Post-production

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Director: Christopher Chambers | Stars: Elester Latham, Donald Watson, Sara Yohannes, Ryan Stroud

Crumbs (II) (2015)

Not Rated | 68 min | Adventure, Fantasy, Mystery

Our figurine sized supermen hero embarks on an epic surreal journey that will take him across the Ethiopian post apocalyptic landscape in search of a way to get on the hovering spacecraft that for years has become a landmark in the skies.

Director: Miguel Llansó | Stars: Daniel Tadesse, Quino Piñero, Selam Tesfayie, Mengistu Berhanu

Votes: 425

Paper Boats (II)

Short, Drama | Post-production

As Rahel Tamrat, a college art student, is struggling to sign her artwork for her first ever solo exhibition, the visit of her high school academic advisor sparks old memories of her past and the importance of the meaning of her name.

Director: Gonzalo Guajardo | Stars: Semenesh Cheksa, Briana Stoakley, Samuel Gebreselassie, Merone Misikir

Age of Empires II: The Age of Kings (1999 Video Game)

T | Action, Adventure, History

The Age of Kings is set in the Middle Ages and contains thirteen playable civilizations.

Director: Paul DeNigris | Stars: Gary Moody, Spencer Prokop, Ric Spiegel, Cliff Stephens

Votes: 2,646

Lamb (II) (2015)

94 min | Drama, Family

When an Ethiopian boy moves in with distant relatives he takes his pet sheep with him but the upcoming holidays spell danger for his beloved friend.

Director: Yared Zeleke | Stars: Rediat Amare, Kidist Siyum, Welela Assefa, Rahel Teshome

Votes: 498

Ethiopiques: Revolt of the Soul (2017)

70 min | Documentary, Animation, Music

The story of forgotten Ethiopian musicians who became a considerable inspiration for free jazz and pop music nowadays.

Director: Maciej Bochniak | Stars: Mahmoud Ahmed, Girma Beyene, Elvis Costello, Alemayehu Eschete

Votes: 41

Teza (2008)
7.2
78 metascore

Teza (2008)

Not Rated | 140 min | Drama

The Ethiopian intellectual Anberber returns to his native country during the repressive totalitarian regime of Haile Mariam Mengistu and the recognition of his own displacement and ... See full summary »

Director: Haile Gerima | Stars: Aaron Arefe, Abiye Tedla, Takelech Beyene, Teje Tesfahun

Votes: 460

Black Gold (2006)
7.2
69 metascore

Black Gold (2006)

Unrated | 78 min | Documentary

An in-depth look at the world of coffee and global trade.

Directors: Marc J. Francis, Nick Francis

Votes: 826 | Gross: $0.09M

Harvest: 3,000 Years (1975)

150 min | Drama

In Ethiopia; there is a slow boiling of a feud between a wealthy Lord and a protester who feels he is mistreating his laborers. While the viewer gets to closely examine the culture, conversations, and lives of the locals who surround them.

Director: Haile Gerima | Stars: Kasu Asfaw, Gebru Kasa, Worke Kasa, Melaku Makonen

Votes: 141

A Walk to Beautiful (2007)
8.2
82 metascore

A Walk to Beautiful (2007)

85 min | Documentary

"A Walk to Beautiful" tells the story of five women in Ethiopia suffering from devastating childbirth injuries. Rejected by their husbands and ostracized by their communities, these women ... See full summary »

Director: Mary Olive Smith

Votes: 165

The Passengers (2019)

72 min | Documentary

Two young men represent their final abandoned community of Ethiopian Jews on a fateful trip to America as representatives in an advocacy campaign, with the ultimate goal to enter Israel as citizens.

Director: Ryan S. Porush

The Athlete (2009)

Not Rated | 92 min | Biography, Drama

Running the streets of Rome in 1960, an unknown, barefooted Ethiopian man stunned the world by winning Olympic gold in the marathon. Overnight, Abebe Bikila became a sports legend. A hero ... See full summary »

Directors: Davey Frankel, Rasselas Lakew | Stars: Rasselas Lakew, Dag Malmberg, Ruta Gedmintas, Abba Waka Dessalegn

Votes: 217

Maki & Zorro (2017)

27 min | Short, Crime, Drama

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Director: Rami Kodeih | Stars: Yemariamwork Murare, Razane Jammal, Said Serhan, Elie Njeim

Votes: 40

Found in a Dream (2019)

97 min | Crime, Drama

Abeselom's world is rocked when he meets Netsanet. The hardened drug dealer finally feels real love again. A story about love, culture, money and finding comfort within each other.

Director: Helen Kassa | Stars: Netsanet Tefera, Sammi Obamah, Jordan MacCormick, Sean Dobra

The Wild Frontier (2017)

219 min | Documentary

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Directors: Nicolas Klotz, Elisabeth Perceval

Votes: 50

Mission (I) (2018)

98 min | Crime, Drama, News

An orphan adopted by her former village school teacher seeks to reveal the truth behind the criminal activities of an elderly international gangster who has initiated a heinous business enterprise focused on Ethiopia. SPOILER ALERT.

Director: Memekiyaye Deneke | Stars: John Archer Lundgren, Faven Ressom, Jemanesh Solomon, Teklu Weldemariam

Lady Titi Singing Blues (2018)

94 min | Comedy, Drama

It seems that race and racism are issues that does not disappear from the news all over the world. But Worko does not care about race. He is a 27 years old man from Ethiopian origin who ... See full summary »

Director: Esti Almo | Stars: Zvika Hizikias, Elsa Almo, Tehila Yeshayahu-Adega, Beyene Gethon

Votes: 11

Red Leaves (2014)

Not Rated | 82 min | Drama

An Ethiopian immigrant, sets out on a journey through his children's homes after losing his wife. Coming to know some of life's harsh new realities, he tries to survive in his own way.

Director: Bazi Gete | Stars: Ruti Asarsai, Meir Deseh, Debebe Eshetu, David Getahun

Votes: 33

The Bastard (I) (2018)

84 min | Documentary

Ethiopian Daniel Hoek has no doubt in his mind that if his Dutch father had not abandoned him he would never have turned to crime. His Dutch father, Joop Hoek, has no doubt in his mind that... See full summary »

Director: Floris-Jan van Luyn

Votes: 68

Muna (2016)

Documentary

A tale of minimal yet indispensable stories with a letter as unifying element of them all. Together they create the idiosyncrasy of Ethiopian women. Women who challenge the difficulties of ... See full summary »

Director: Santiago Zannou

Adwa (1999)

97 min | Drama, War

In 1896, Ethiopia, an African nation, largely armed with spears and knives, defeats a well-equipped and organized Italian military bent on colonization.

Director: Haile Gerima

Votes: 48

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

This Shall Pass

Drama, Thriller | Post-production

An isolated former US Army Vet struggling with PTSD and the horrors of his childhood has spent the last few years struggling to find balance, to find peace. When his support base is shattered his world begins to unravel.

Director: Landon Salyer | Stars: Bruk Alkadir, Kate Alden, Richard Carmen, Trent Otten

Price of Love (2015)

99 min | Drama

A young Addis Ababa taxi driver gets caught up in the dark side of love, causing his taxi to be stolen. He finds himself stuck in a relationship with a prostitute, making him confront his past and discover what is the price of love.

Director: Hermon Hailay | Stars: Fereweni Gebregergs, Kassahun Getatchew, Dawit Gulilat, Eskindir Tameru

Votes: 29

Bal Ej: the hidden Jews of Ethiopia (2016)

97 min | Documentary

A documentary film about a community of cryptic Jews of Ethiopia, their history, culture and struggle.

Director: Irene Orleansky

All of Us (2008)

82 min | Documentary

A young doctor in the South Bronx embarks on a research project to find out why black women are becoming infected with HIV at alarming rates. She takes us into the lives and relationship ... See full summary »

Director: Emily Abt | Star: Mehret Mandefro

Votes: 17

Two Worlds: Blood Bound (2019)

Action

When Phil discovers that he wasn't an Orphan at adoption, he risks everything - including his life, to uncover the tortuous corruption between his developing birth-country and the Western World.

Director: Gebrehiwot Cherkos | Stars: Dawit Abate, Abebe Alemu, Alemayehu Belayneh, Sharon Darragh

Vasermil (2007)

Not Rated | 93 min | Drama

The film is named after the local football stadium located in the town of Be'er Sheva in southern Israel. Vasermil tells the story of three teenagers who live in the same tough neighborhood... See full summary »

Director: Mushon Salmona | Stars: Avinoam Blumenkrantz, Benni Adega, Edna Fanta, Oksana Sokol

Votes: 119

Triangle (I) (2012)

Drama

A film that will span three continents and deal with the issue of illegal immigration to America.

Director: Theodros Teshome | Stars: Kristos Andrews, Mahder Assefa, Abebe Balcha, Isabella Rain Barbieri

Votes: 10

Adera (2009)

Not Rated | 107 min | Drama

The story of an Ethiopian woman's plight in South Africa as she struggles to earn enough money to support and return to her children in Ethiopia.

Director: Nega Tariku | Stars: Mikael Balcha, Tigist Kidane Gebre Hiwo, Alemayo Kefle, Zelalem Mekonnen

Votes: 10

Yegna: The Story of All of Us (2019– )

Drama

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Stars: Blen Alem, Tirhas Gebru, Tsedenya Lemma, Betelehem Sherefedin

Dangerous Crossings, the Making of a Campaign (2017)

20 min | Short, Music

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Directors: Ismail Elmokadem, Amr Salama | Stars: Aarmaanta, Yeshie Demelash, Adel Hany, Maryam Mursal

Red Terror (2008)

15 min | Short, Drama

During Civil War in Ethiopia a father, marked by a family tragedy and torn between fear and love, is forced to take a stand

Director: Joel Jonsson | Stars: David Jadunath, Daniel Seyoum, Yemane Josief Abraham, Senayt Mebrahtu

Votes: 13

New Voices in an Old Flower (2017)

69 min | Documentary

"It was an era, it was the start of a new vision" says Amha Eshete, the first Ethiopian music producer back in the Golden Age, the days of Swingin' Addis. The album releases that have ... See full summary »

Director: Quino Piñero

Ethiopia Rising: Red Terror to Green Revolution (2015)

61 min | Documentary, Drama

The story of the phenomenal transformation of a nation told through the experience of one man, Aba Hawi. He leads his village in a struggle against drought, famine and conflict to secure their future.

Director: Mark Dodd

Votes: 5

Mare chiuso (2012)

TV-14 | 60 min | Documentary

In 2009 Berlusconi and Gaddafi signed an agreement to control migration flows between Italy and Libya. Since then, all migrants intercepted at sea by the Italian navy were forcibly pushed ... See full summary »

Directors: Andrea Segre, Stefano Liberti

Votes: 42

Imperfect Journey (1994)

88 min | Documentary

Haile Gerima and Ryszard Kapuscinski travel around Ethiopia talking to people about their current situations and what needs to be done for future prosperity.

Director: Haile Gerima | Stars: Haile Gerima, Ryszard Kapuscinski

Zewdu the street child (2011)

12 min | Short, Drama

An Ethiopian street child sells candies on the streets of Addis Ababa and sleeps under a car. One day, he decides to leave the city and go back to his village. But a different destiny is about to unveil.

Director: Enrico Parenti | Star: Zewdu Fersah

Votes: 5

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