Swahili (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

The Simpsons (1989– )

TV-PG | 22 min | Animation, Comedy

The satiric adventures of a working-class family in the misfit city of Springfield.

Stars: Dan Castellaneta, Nancy Cartwright, Harry Shearer, Julie Kavner

Votes: 360,566

Black Panther (2018)
7.3
88 metascore

Black Panther (2018)

PG-13 | 134 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

T'Challa, heir to the hidden but advanced kingdom of Wakanda, must step forward to lead his people into a new future and must confront a challenger from his country's past.

Director: Ryan Coogler | Stars: Chadwick Boseman, Michael B. Jordan, Lupita Nyong'o, Danai Gurira

Votes: 615,206 | Gross: $700.06M

Mean Girls (2004)
7.0
66 metascore

Mean Girls (2004)

PG-13 | 97 min | Comedy

Cady Heron is a hit with The Plastics, the A-list girl clique at her new school, until she makes the mistake of falling for Aaron Samuels, the ex-boyfriend of alpha Plastic Regina George.

Director: Mark Waters | Stars: Lindsay Lohan, Jonathan Bennett, Rachel McAdams, Tina Fey

Votes: 330,261 | Gross: $86.06M

The Lion King (1994)
8.5
88 metascore

The Lion King (1994)

G | 88 min | Animation, Adventure, Drama

Lion prince Simba and his father are targeted by his bitter uncle, who wants to ascend the throne himself.

Directors: Roger Allers, Rob Minkoff | Stars: Matthew Broderick, Jeremy Irons, James Earl Jones, Whoopi Goldberg

Votes: 929,587 | Gross: $422.78M

The A-Team (2010)
6.7
47 metascore

The A-Team (2010)

PG-13 | 117 min | Action, Adventure, Thriller

A group of Iraq War veterans look to clear their name with the U.S. Military, who suspect the four men of committing a crime for which they were framed.

Director: Joe Carnahan | Stars: Liam Neeson, Bradley Cooper, Sharlto Copley, Jessica Biel

Votes: 244,471 | Gross: $77.22M

Miracle on 34th Street (1994)

PG | 114 min | Family, Fantasy

A lawyer and a little girl must prove that a man claiming to be Santa Claus is the real thing.

Director: Les Mayfield | Stars: Richard Attenborough, Elizabeth Perkins, Dylan McDermott, J.T. Walsh

Votes: 31,067 | Gross: $17.19M

The Last King of Scotland (2006)
7.7
74 metascore

The Last King of Scotland (2006)

R | 123 min | Biography, Drama, History

Based on the events of the brutal Ugandan dictator Idi Amin's regime as seen by his personal physician during the 1970s.

Director: Kevin Macdonald | Stars: James McAvoy, Forest Whitaker, Gillian Anderson, Kerry Washington

Votes: 174,074 | Gross: $17.61M

Barry (II) (2016)
5.8
72 metascore

Barry (II) (2016)

104 min | Biography, Drama

A look into the early life of U.S. President Barack Obama.

Director: Vikram Gandhi | Stars: Devon Terrell, Anya Taylor-Joy, Jason Mitchell, Ellar Coltrane

Votes: 6,342

The Widow (I) (2019)

TV-MA | 60 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

A woman's search to uncover the mysterious disappearance of her husband leads her to the Congo, where she's forced to seek the truth about what happened to the man she loved.

Stars: Kate Beckinsale, Ólafur Darri Ólafsson, Charles Dance, Matthew Le Nevez

Votes: 7,898

Out of Africa (1985)
7.2
69 metascore

Out of Africa (1985)

PG | 161 min | Biography, Drama, Romance

In 20th-century colonial Kenya, a Danish baroness/plantation owner has a passionate love affair with a free-spirited big-game hunter.

Director: Sydney Pollack | Stars: Meryl Streep, Robert Redford, Klaus Maria Brandauer, Michael Kitchen

Votes: 71,840 | Gross: $87.10M

The Constant Gardener (2005)
7.4
82 metascore

The Constant Gardener (2005)

R | 129 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance

A widower is determined to get to the bottom of a potentially explosive secret involving his wife's murder, big business, and corporate corruption.

Director: Fernando Meirelles | Stars: Ralph Fiennes, Rachel Weisz, Danny Huston, Hubert Koundé

Votes: 131,267 | Gross: $33.58M

Hatari! (1962)

Approved | 157 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

A group of men trap wild animals in Africa and sell them to zoos before the arrival of a female wildlife photographer threatens to change their ways.

Director: Howard Hawks | Stars: John Wayne, Elsa Martinelli, Hardy Krüger, Red Buttons

Votes: 11,625 | Gross: $14.00M

Ali (2001)
6.8
65 metascore

Ali (2001)

R | 157 min | Biography, Drama, Sport

A biography of sports legend Muhammad Ali, focusing on his triumphs and controversies between 1964 and 1974.

Director: Michael Mann | Stars: Will Smith, Jamie Foxx, Jon Voight, Mario Van Peebles

Votes: 93,052 | Gross: $58.20M

Phone Booth (2002)
7.0
56 metascore

Phone Booth (2002)

R | 81 min | Crime, Thriller

Publicist Stuart Shepard finds himself trapped in a phone booth, pinned down by an extortionist's sniper rifle. Unable to leave or receive outside help, Stuart's negotiation with the caller leads to a jaw-dropping climax.

Director: Joel Schumacher | Stars: Colin Farrell, Kiefer Sutherland, Forest Whitaker, Radha Mitchell

Votes: 249,421 | Gross: $46.57M

The African Queen (1951)
7.7
91 metascore

The African Queen (1951)

PG | 105 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance

In WWI Africa, a gin-swilling riverboat captain is persuaded by a strait-laced missionary to use his boat to attack an enemy warship.

Director: John Huston | Stars: Humphrey Bogart, Katharine Hepburn, Robert Morley, Peter Bull

Votes: 70,821 | Gross: $0.54M

Mighty Joe Young (1998)
5.6
51 metascore

Mighty Joe Young (1998)

PG | 114 min | Action, Adventure, Family

A legendary fifteen-foot tall mountain gorilla named Joe is taken to an animal sanctuary in California by zoologist Gregg O'Hara (Bill Paxton) and Jill Young (Charlize Theron), with whom he grew up. Poacher Strasser (Rade Serbedzija) returns from the past to seek vengeance on Joe.

Director: Ron Underwood | Stars: Bill Paxton, Charlize Theron, Rade Serbedzija, Peter Firth

Votes: 27,460 | Gross: $50.63M

The Fifth Estate (2013)
6.2
49 metascore

The Fifth Estate (2013)

R | 128 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

A dramatic thriller based on real events that reveals the quest to expose the deceptions and corruptions of power that turned an Internet upstart into the 21st century's most fiercely debated organization.

Director: Bill Condon | Stars: Benedict Cumberbatch, Daniel Brühl, Carice van Houten, Alicia Vikander

Votes: 38,584 | Gross: $3.25M

Who Killed Captain Alex? (2010)

Not Rated | 64 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

Uganda's president gives Captain Alex the mission to defeat the Tiger Maffia, but Alex gets killed in the process. Upon hearing the tragic news, his brother investigates to avenge Alex.

Director: Nabwana I.G.G. | Stars: Kakule William, Kakule Wilson, Sserunya Ernest, G. Puffs

Votes: 7,031

The Snows of Kilimanjaro (1952)

Approved | 114 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance

Writer Harry Street reflects on his life as he lies dying from an infection while on safari in the shadow of Mount Kilamanjaro.

Directors: Henry King, Roy Ward Baker | Stars: Gregory Peck, Susan Hayward, Ava Gardner, Hildegard Knef

Votes: 4,635 | Gross: $18.05M

Primeval (2007)
4.8
35 metascore

Primeval (2007)

R | 93 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

A news team is sent to Burundi to capture and bring home a legendary 25-foot crocodile. Their difficult task turns potentially deadly when a warlord targets them for death.

Director: Michael Katleman | Stars: Dominic Purcell, Orlando Jones, Brooke Langton, Jürgen Prochnow

Votes: 12,847 | Gross: $10.60M

Queen Sono (2020– )

TV-MA | 43 min | Action, Crime, Drama

A drama about a secret agent who fights crime while dealing with crises in her personal life.

Stars: Pearl Thusi, Vuyo Dabula, Sechaba Morojele, Chi Mhende

Votes: 913

Sara's Notebook (2018)

TV-MA | 115 min | Adventure, Drama, Mystery

A Spanish woman travels to darkest heart of Africa looking for her long-time missed younger sister.

Director: Norberto López Amado | Stars: Belén Rueda, Marian Álvarez, Iván Mendes, Manolo Cardona

Votes: 2,372

Paradise: Love (2012)
7.1
65 metascore

Paradise: Love (2012)

Unrated | 120 min | Drama

Teresa, a fifty-year-old Austrian mother, travels to the paradise of the beaches of Kenya, seeking out love from African boys. But she must confront the hard truth that on the beaches of Kenya, love is a business.

Director: Ulrich Seidl | Stars: Margarete Tiesel, Peter Kazungu, Inge Maux, Dunja Sowinetz

Votes: 8,402 | Gross: $0.02M

Mighty Joe Young (1949)
7.0
61 metascore

Mighty Joe Young (1949)

Approved | 94 min | Adventure, Drama, Fantasy

A young woman who has raised a giant gorilla from an infant brings him to Hollywood years later seeking her fortune.

Director: Ernest B. Schoedsack | Stars: Terry Moore, Ben Johnson, Robert Armstrong, Mr. Joseph Young

Votes: 4,665

Nowhere in Africa (2001)
7.5
72 metascore

Nowhere in Africa (2001)

R | 141 min | Biography, Drama, History

A German Jewish refugee family moves to and adjusts to a farm life in 1930s Kenya.

Director: Caroline Link | Stars: Juliane Köhler, Merab Ninidze, Matthias Habich, Sidede Onyulo

Votes: 12,374 | Gross: $6.17M

Triage (2009)

R | 99 min | Drama, Mystery, War

The wife of a photojournalist sets out to discover why he came home from a recent assignment without his colleague.

Director: Danis Tanovic | Stars: Colin Farrell, Jamie Sives, Paz Vega, Kelly Reilly

Votes: 9,923

The Wrong Box (1966)

Approved | 105 min | Comedy, Crime

In Victorian England, a fortune now depends on which of two brothers outlives the other, or can be made to have seemed to do so.

Director: Bryan Forbes | Stars: John Mills, Michael Caine, Ralph Richardson, Peter Cook

Votes: 3,233

Virunga (2014)
8.2
95 metascore

Virunga (2014)

Not Rated | 100 min | Documentary, War

A team of brave individuals risk their lives to protect the last mountain gorillas.

Director: Orlando von Einsiedel | Stars: André Bauma, Emmanuel de Merode, Mélanie Gouby, Rodrigue Mugaruka Katembo

Votes: 10,176

Rafiki (2018)
6.7
68 metascore

Rafiki (2018)

83 min | Drama, Romance

"Good Kenyan girls become good Kenyan wives," but Kena and Ziki long for something more. When love blossoms between them, the two girls will be forced to choose between happiness and safety.

Director: Wanuri Kahiu | Stars: Samantha Mugatsia, Neville Misati, Nice Githinji, Charlie Karumi

Votes: 2,051 | Gross: $0.14M

40 Sticks (2020)

92 min | Thriller

A group of prisoners trapped in a crashed prison bus strive to stay alive when they realize there is a mysterious killer lurking in the shadows.

Director: Victor Gatonye | Stars: Robert Agengo, Mwaura Bilal, Cajetan Boy, Andreo Kamau

Votes: 37

Besieged (1998)

R | 93 min | Drama, Romance

While in exile in Italy, an African woman finds herself trying to get back home and free her imprisoned husband. But the only man that can help her do so is in love with her.

Director: Bernardo Bertolucci | Stars: Thandie Newton, David Thewlis, Claudio Santamaria, John C. Ojwang

Votes: 4,626 | Gross: $2.03M

A Perfect Plan (2012)

104 min | Adventure, Comedy, Romance

A successful woman in love tries to break her family curse of every first marriage ending in divorce, by dashing to the alter with a random stranger before marrying her boyfriend.

Director: Pascal Chaumeil | Stars: Diane Kruger, Dany Boon, Alice Pol, Robert Plagnol

Votes: 8,287

The First Grader (2010)
7.4
56 metascore

The First Grader (2010)

PG-13 | 103 min | Biography, Drama, Romance

The story of an 84 year-old Kenyan villager and ex Mau Mau veteran who fights for his right to go to school for the first time to get the education he could never afford.

Director: Justin Chadwick | Stars: Naomie Harris, Oliver Litondo, Tony Kgoroge, Alfred Munyua

Votes: 4,345 | Gross: $0.33M

2040 (2019)
7.1
77 metascore

2040 (2019)

92 min | Documentary

Practical solutions to environmental concerns are addressed with the hope that the filmmaker's daughter, 21 years old in the year 2040, will face a hopeful future.

Director: Damon Gameau | Stars: Damon Gameau, Eva Lazzaro, Zoë Gameau, Davini Malcolm

Votes: 838

Resident Evil 5 (2009 Video Game)

M | Action, Adventure, Horror

Sent in by the BSAA, Chris Redfield has a new mission. It takes him into South Africa where he encounters a new horror and relives an old past.

Directors: Yasuhiro Anpo, Kenichi Ueda | Stars: Roger Craig Smith, Eva La Dare, D.C. Douglas, Patricia Ja Lee

Votes: 7,301

The Mercy of the Jungle (2018)

91 min | Drama, War

The Mercy of the jungle is a road movie that deals with wars in Congo through the eyes of two lost soldiers in the jungle by showcasing their struggle, weakness and hope.

Director: Joël Karekezi | Stars: Marc Zinga, Stéphane Bak, Ibrahim Ahmed, Abby Mukiibi Nkaaga

Votes: 192

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: 1,446 | Gross: $2.33M

Selina - Telenovela (2018– )

26 min | Drama

Selina, (Ua Kijijini,Mwiba Mjini) is a Kenyan Swahili soap opera and telenovela that airs on Maisha Magic East on Gotv channel 4. It tells the story of Selina (played by Celestine Gachuhi) an intelligent young woman of humble beginnings who has excelled in her fourth form exams and is bound to join university. Her mischievous stepmother, Kristina, crafts a wicked plot to sell her off to work as a... See full summary »

Stars: Douglas Muigai, Lenana Kariba, Kevin Mafumbo, Abubakar Mwenda

Votes: 24

Trader Horn (1931)

Passed | 122 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

Two white traders in the darkest Africa of the 1870s find a missionary's daughter, who was captured as a child by a savage tribe and now worshiped as a goddess.

Director: W.S. Van Dyke | Stars: Harry Carey, Edwina Booth, Duncan Renaldo, Mutia Omoolu

Votes: 879

The Eagle (2004–2006)

90 min | Crime, Drama

As more crimes and criminals cross borders, the Danish police creates an international criminal investigation team. The half Icelandic "Ørnen" leads the diverse team of 6. The latest technology (2004-6) is used.

Stars: Jens Albinus, Marina Bouras, Steen Stig Lommer, Janus Nabil Bakrawi

Votes: 1,365

General Idi Amin Dada: A Self Portrait (1974)

Not Rated | 92 min | Documentary

A documentary on the military dictator of Africa's Uganda.

Director: Barbet Schroeder | Stars: Idi Amin, Fidel Castro, Golda Meir

Votes: 1,708

The White Massai (2005)

131 min | Drama, Romance

A girl, Carola, whose vacation in Kenya takes an interesting turn when she becomes infatuated with a Masai. Carola decides to leave her boyfriend to stay with her lover. There, she has to ... See full summary »

Director: Hermine Huntgeburth | Stars: Nina Hoss, Jacky Ido, Katja Flint, Antonio Prester

Votes: 3,594

The Day I Will Never Forget (2002)

Not Rated | 90 min | Documentary

The practice of female genital mutilation is explored through personal stories of Kenyan women.

Director: Kim Longinotto

Votes: 113

Gabriel and the Mountain (2017)
7.1
69 metascore

Gabriel and the Mountain (2017)

Not Rated | 131 min | Drama

Before entering a prestigious American university, Gabriel Buchmann decided to travel the world for one year, his backpack full of dreams. After ten months on the road, he arrived in Kenya ... See full summary »

Director: Fellipe Barbosa | Stars: João Pedro Zappa, Caroline Abras, Alex Alembe, Rashidi Athuman

Votes: 1,049 | Gross: $0.02M

In Another Life (I) (2019)

77 min | Documentary

Thirty years ago, filmmaker Philippe de Pierpont met six children who were living on the streets in Burundi and promised to film them until they died. Today, he is meeting them again for ... See full summary »

Director: Philippe de Pierpont | Stars: Assouman, Etu, Innocent, Jean-Marie

Votes: 6

City of Joy (2016)

74 min | Documentary, Crime, Drama

This film follows the first class of students at a remarkable leadership center in the Eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, a region often referred to as "the worst place in the world to ... See full summary »

Director: Madeleine Gavin | Stars: Christine Schuler-Deschryver, Denis Mukwege Mukengere, Eve Ensler, Jane Mukunilwa

Votes: 417

Disconnect (II) (2018)

TV-MA | 107 min | Comedy, Romance

A romantic comedy that brings out the intricacies and absurdities of the Nairobi dating scene.

Directors: David 'Tosh' Gitonga, Michael Jones | Stars: Brenda Wairimu, Nick Mutuma, Catherine Kamau, Pascal Tokodi

Votes: 82

Darwin's Nightmare (2004)
7.5
84 metascore

Darwin's Nightmare (2004)

107 min | Documentary

A documentary on the effect of fishing the Nile perch in Tanzania's Lake Victoria. The predatory fish, which has wiped out the native species, is sold in European supermarkets, while starving Tanzanian families have to make do with the leftovers.

Director: Hubert Sauper | Stars: Elizabeth 'Eliza' Maganga Nsese, Raphael Tukiko Wagara, Dimond Remtulia, Marcus Nyoni

Votes: 5,345 | Gross: $0.20M

Zuchu Feat. Diamond Platnumz: Litawachoma (2020 Video)

3 min | Short, Music

Add a Plot

Director: Kenny | Stars: Diamond Platinumz, Zuchu

Disconnected (I) (2020– )

22 min | Comedy, Drama

"In the midst of a global pandemic, a group of friends from around the world reconnect while managing the new challenges in front of them."

Stars: Tara-Alisha Berry, Erik Palladino, April Pearson, Brandon Scott

Votes: 9

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