Tonga (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 Other Side of Heaven (2001)
38 metascore

The Other Side of Heaven (2001)

PG | 113 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama

John Groberg, a farm kid from Idaho Falls, crosses an ocean to become a missionary in the remote and exotic Tongan islands during the 1950s.

Director: Mitch Davis | Stars: Christopher Gorham, Anne Hathaway, Joe Folau, Nathaniel Lees

Votes: 3,862 | Gross: $4.72M

I Am Not A Witch (2017)
80 metascore

I Am Not A Witch (2017)

93 min | Drama

Following a banal incident in her local village, 8-year old girl Shula is accused of witchcraft. After a short trial she is found guilty, taken into state custody and exiled to a witch camp... See full summary »

Director: Rungano Nyoni | Stars: Benfors 'Wee Do, Boyd Banda, Kalundu Banda, Boniventure

Votes: 2,299 | Gross: $0.05M

Vai (2019)

90 min | Drama

A portmanteau feature film by 9 female Pacific filmmakers and filmed on seven Pacific islands. It is about the journey of empowerment through culture over the lifetime of one woman, Vai.

Directors: Becs Arahanga, Amberley Jo Aumua, Matasila Freshwater, Dianna Fuemana, Miria George, Ofa Guttenbeil, Marina McCartney, Nicole Whippy, Sharon Whippy | Stars: Ro Mereani Adi Tuimatanisiga, Ar-Ramadi Longopoa, Betsy Lania Luitolo, Agnes Pele

Votes: 55

Somewhere in Tonga (2017 TV Movie)

98 min | Drama

There is nothing that keeps passionate social worker Wolski in Germany. On a remote island in the Kingdom of Tonga, he chooses to give criminal teenagers a second chance. His first ... See full summary »

Director: Florian Schewe | Stars: Sascha Alexander Gersak, Luis Pintsch, Tevita Fukofuka, Fuahea Semi

Votes: 31

The Carrier (I) (2010)

83 min | Documentary, Drama

'The Carrier' is a feature-length documentary that tells the inspiring story of an HIV-positive and pregnant mother trying to protect her baby from being born with HIV/AIDS. The film ... See full summary »

Director: Maggie Betts

Votes: 22

Leitis in Waiting (2018)

72 min | Documentary

The story of Joey Mataele and the Tonga Leitis, an intrepid group of transgender women fighting a rising tide of religious fundamentalism and intolerance in the South Pacific Kingdom.

Directors: Dean Hamer, Joe Wilson, Hinaleimoana Wong-Kalu | Star: Joey Joleen Mataele

Votes: 13

Tavake (2006)

15 min | Short, Drama

Set in the Kingdom of Tonga (South Pacific Islands), this film looks at the influence and encroachment of western culture as shown in the relationship of a young man and his traditional father.

Director: Paul Stoll | Stars: William Guttenbeil, Opeti Mahina, Folau Kaitapu, Soane Paulo Po'oi

Votes: 11

When the Man Went South (2014)

84 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama

Instructed to set out on a journey by his village chief, Flying Fox heads south to learn about his strengths as a man. During his journey he meets two warring villages and attempts to ... See full summary »

Director: Alex Bernstein | Stars: Soane Prescott, Kelepi Fonohema, Sione Ma'u, Poy David Barnes Tonga

Votes: 23

'Aho'eitu (2015)

27 min | Short, Drama, History

Based on the Legend of, `Aho`eitu from the Pacific Island of Tonga, 'Aho'eitu leaves his mother to find his father Tagaloa in the heavens. On his quest he finds out that he also has ... See full summary »

Directors: Jeremiah Tauamiti, Vea Mafile'o | Stars: Sione Pia Fatai, Sisi'uno Helu, Nonga Pulu, Latu Va'eno

Birthright (2019)

Short, Drama

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Directors: Maiko Taukafa, Moises Lemus | Stars: Siu Mele, Kepu Taukafa, Maiko Taukafa

Being Bruno Banani (2015)

98 min | Documentary, Biography, News

Being Bruno Banani tells the unique story of the first and only Tongan luger who managed to qualify in an amazingly short amount of time for the Sochi 2014: XXII Olympic Winter Games (2014)... See full summary »

Directors: Susann Wentzlaff, Jörg Junge | Stars: Kitione Maile-Mokofisi, Leafa Wawryk, Mathias Ihle, Isabel Barschinski

Votes: 8

TV Tonga News (2000– )

30 min | News

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Stars: Talita Tu'ipulotu, Salote Sisifa, Emma Vea, Melissa Baleilekutu

My Lost Kainga (2009)

Short, Drama

Mia, a Tongan-born girl raised in Australia, becomes lost in her western identity. She takes a serious but humorous journey to Tonga, to find the one thing missing most from her life - her culture.

Director: Tony Fuemana | Stars: Carolanne Makakaufaki, Ma'ata Havea

Votes: 6

Zwei Tagebücher auf Tonga (1993)

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Director: Frank Soiron | Star: King Taufa'ahau Tupou IV

Nyaminyami amaji abulozi

39 min | Short, Drama, Fantasy | Post-production

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Director: Tsitsi Dangarembga

Tonga Royal (1974)

Documentary, Short

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Stars: Princess Salote Mafile'o Pilolevu Tuita, King Taufa'ahau Tupou IV

Kuo Hina 'E Hiapo (2002)

30 min | Short

Tapa cloth or ngatu as it is called in Tonga, is cloth made from the bark of the mulberry tree. The inner bark is beaten into fine sheets and painted using traditional designs. After ... See full summary »

Directors: Joseph Ostraff, Melinda Ostraff | Star: Monica Delgado

Kau Faito'o: Traditional Healers of Tonga (1999)

30 min | Short

This is a documentary which both shows the ancient traditional art form of healing but tries to capture the essence of being a traditional healer in an ever changing environment. ... See full summary »

Director: Melinda Ostraff

Xilunguine, a terra prometida (2011)

30 min | Documentary, History

A rural native tribe migrates to city in the search of better conditions of life. and had become to inhabit for this tribe that brought not only is habits and beliefs but also its language ... See full summary »

Director: Inadelso Cossa

Fun(d)raising: The Secret of Tongan Comedy (2008)

60 min | Documentary

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Director: Mike Poltorak | Stars: Falanise Foliaki, Pote Hausia, Tevita Koloamatangi, Aisake Televave