Tag: africa

Cargo (2006) 5

Cargo (2006)

A young backpacker gets into some trouble in Africa and stows away on a cargo ship heading to Europe.::Anonymous...

Going Berserk (1983) 5.3

Going Berserk (1983)

Limo driver John Bourgignon is engaged to Nancy Reese. Her father, Congressman Ed Reese, is running for president and crusading against cult leader Sun Yi. Misadventure and intrigue stalk John and Nancy's path to the alt...

Tarzan in Manhattan (1989) (TV) 4.1

Tarzan in Manhattan (1989) (TV)

Tarzan goes to New York to rescue the chimp Cheetah, who has been captured by an evil animal experimenter. There, he teams up with Jane, a cab driver and daughter of an ex-cop private eye, who help Tarzan free Cheetah an...

Beyond Mombasa (1956) 5.8

Beyond Mombasa (1956)

During the 1950s, American adventurer Matt Campbell arrives in Kenya to join his brother George. George wrote to Matt and urged him to come to Kenya where a very lucrative business opportunity has arisen. After checking ...

The Black Tent (1956) 5.3

The Black Tent (1956)

In the African desert, a British soldier romances the native chief's daughter and helps the tribe fight off a Nazi attack.::Anonymous...

Small Country: An African Childhood (2020) 7.1

Small Country: An African Childhood (2020)

A touching childhood set during the conflict in Rwanda between ethnicities Hutu and Tutsi - adapted from the book of Gaël Faye....

Kirikou and the Sorceress (1998) 7.5

Kirikou and the Sorceress (1998)

In a little village somewhere in Africa, a boy named Kirikou is born. But he's not a normal boy, because he knows what he wants very well. Also he already can speak and walk. His mother tells him how an evil sorceress ha...

Beau travail (1999) 7.4

Beau travail (1999)

This film focuses on ex-Foreign Legion officer, Galoup, as he recalls his once glorious life, leading troops in the Gulf of Djibouti. His existence there was happy, strict and regimented, but the arrival of a promising y...

Desert Flower (2009) 7.4

Desert Flower (2009)

The autobiography of a Somalian nomad circumcised at 3, sold in marriage at 13, fled from Africa a while later to become finally an American supermodel and is now at the age of 38, the UN spokeswoman against female genit...

White Hunter Black Heart (1990) 6.6

White Hunter Black Heart (1990)

The world famous movie Director John Wilson (Clint Eastwood) has gone to Africa to make his next movie. He is an obstinate, contrary director who'd rather hunt elephants than take care of his crew or movie. He has become...

Tolo Tolo (2020) 6

Tolo Tolo (2020)

After going bankrupt, Checco (Checco Zalone), an Apulian entrepreneur, leaves to Africa in order to escape creditors. He finds a job in a tourist resort where he meets Idjaba (Manda Touré) and Oumar (Souleymane Silla), a...

The World’s Greatest Athlete (1973) 5.8

The World’s Greatest Athlete (1973)

Sam Archer is the beleaguered head coach of Merrivale College's many hapless sports teams and individual sports athletes, their poor performance placing his job on the line. Taking a break in Zambia with his assistant Mi...

The Legend of Tarzan (2016) 6.2

The Legend of Tarzan (2016)

Following his parents' death in Africa, John Clayton has been be raised by an ape, was known by the name Tarzan, but eventually left Africa and for his parents' home in England, along with the woman he fell in love with ...

Au nom du Christ (1993) 5.7

Au nom du Christ (1993)

A West African pig farmer has a religious vision, wherein he is told that he'll be Magloire the First, a prophet of Christ. He then sets out to rid his local villagers of superstition and instead save them for Jesus.::ha...

Vixen: The Movie (2017) (TV) 6.5

Vixen: The Movie (2017) (TV)

Originally from Africa, Mari McCabe grew up an orphan after her parents were killed by local greed, corruption and wanton violence. But Mari refuses to succumb to the terrors surrounding her. Inheriting her family's Anan...

Ten Little Indians (1989) 4.8

Ten Little Indians (1989)

Rehash of classic Agatha Christie story about 10 people who believe they have won a trip to go on an African safari, but are soon killed off one by one by an unknown murderer....

Our Lady of the Nile (2019) 3

Our Lady of the Nile (2019)

Set in 1973, this coming-of-age portrait follows a group of young Rwandan girls at a Belgian-run Catholic boarding school, taking inspiration from true events that would come to foreshadow the 1994 genocide during the Rw...

In My Country (2004) 6

In My Country (2004)

Langston Whitfield is a Washington Post journalist. His editor provocatively sends him to South Africa to cover the Truth and Reconciliation Commission hearings, in which the perpetrators of murder and torture on both si...

The Mirror Boy (2011) 6

The Mirror Boy (2011)

The Mirror Boy is a mystical journey through Africa, seen through the eyes of a 12 year old boy, Tijan. After a London street fight, in which a local boy is hurt, Tijan's mother decides to take him back to their roots, t...

Call Me Bwana (1963) 5.4

Call Me Bwana (1963)

A returning moon capsule with vital information goes off-course and lands in Africa, where the little-known Ekele tribesmen find it. Washington orders African expert, Matthew Merriwether - an utter fraud and authority on...

Adu (2020) 6.4

Adu (2020)

In the coastal autonomous city of Melilla (located in north Africa but belonging Spain), Mateo is a Civil Guard with the task to protect the barb wire which divides the city of the rest of Africa to avoid the entering of...

Tamango (1958) 6.6

Tamango (1958)

A Dutch slave captain, on a voyage to Cuba, faces a revolt fomented by a newly captured African slave, Tamango. The slaves capture the captain's mistress, forcing a showdown....

Duel in the Jungle (1954) 5.9

Duel in the Jungle (1954)

An American insurance investigator is sent to Rhodesia to investigate the mysterious death of a diamond broker who drowned whilst diving off the coast. The broker was insured for $1 million so the insurerers are suspicio...

Vitalina Varela (2019) 7.3

Vitalina Varela (2019)

Vitalina Varela takes its title from the name of its lead actress, a Cape Verdean woman who, as per usual with Costa's non-professional actors, plays a fictionalized version of herself. Vitalina first appeared in an epis...

The African Lion (1955) 7.2

The African Lion (1955)

Experience the thrill of the hunt and the heartwarming fun of a mother lion caring for her playful cubs as wildlife experts Elma Milotte and Alfred Milotte spend three years on the plains of Africa studying the king of b...

Sweetness in the Belly (2019) 4.8

Sweetness in the Belly (2019)

Lilly, orphaned as a child, experiences her parents homeland of England, escaping civil war. She becomes the heart of a disenfranchised community in London, where she attempts to reunite people with their families. But h...

White Material (2009) 6.9

White Material (2009)

Denis revisits Africa, this time exploring a place rife with civil and racial conflict. A white French family outlawed in its home and attempting to save its coffee plantation connects with a black hero also embroiled in...

Sands of the Kalahari (1965) 6.9

Sands of the Kalahari (1965)

A small airplane crashes in the sweltering deserts of southern Africa hundreds of miles from civilization. As parallels are drawn between the stranded group of seven passengers and a nearby pack of savage baboons, one of...

The Girl-2009 6.7

The Girl-2009

Story of a nine-and-a-half year old girl left alone in Sweden while her family is in Africa during the summer of 1981.::audie_u...

I’m for the Hippopotamus-1979 6.8

I’m for the Hippopotamus-1979

In Africa, many years ago, Slim and Tom don't like it when a German tyrant, starts selling all of the African wildlife to Canadian Zoo's! Slim and Tom must teach this guy a lesson by beating the hell out of him and his g...

Tarzan the Ape Man-1981 3.4

Tarzan the Ape Man-1981

The Tarzan story from Jane's point of view. Jane Parker visits her father in Africa where she joins him on an expedition. A couple of brief encounters with Tarzan establish a (sexual) bond between her and Tarzan. When th...

Africa: The Serengeti-1994 7.4

Africa: The Serengeti-1994

Tanzania's Serengeti Plains are the landscape we picture when we think of Africa. For millions of years, the drama of survival has played out here and once a year, millions of antelope migrate across this vast grassland ...

Cobra Verde-1987 7

Cobra Verde-1987

The feared bandit Cobra Verde (Klaus Kinski) is hired by a plantation owner to supervise his slaves. After the owner suspects Cobra Verde of consorting with his young daughters, the owner wishes him gone. Rather than kil...

Blood Diamond-2006 8

Blood Diamond-2006

A story following Archer, a man tortured by his roots. With a strong survival instinct, he has made himself a key player in the business of conflict diamonds. Political unrest is rampant in Sierra Leone as people fight t...

This Magnificent Cake!-2018 7.3

This Magnificent Cake!-2018

An anthology film set in colonial Africa in the late 19th century telling the stories of 5 different characters: a troubled king, a middle-aged Pygmy working in a luxury hotel, a failed businessman on an expedition, a lo...

Shake Hands with the Devil-2007 7.6

Shake Hands with the Devil-2007

In the end of 1993, the Canadian General Romeo Dallaire is assigned to lead the United Nation troops in Rwanda. In 1994, when the genocide of the Tutsis by the Hutus begins, General Dallaire gives his best effort to help...

Break Free: Two People. Two Years. One Dream-2019 5.3
Cheetah-1989 6

Cheetah-1989

An American boy and girl, spending six months in Kenya with their scientist parents adopt a cheetah, only to realize that they must set it loose so that it can learn to hunt and be free. However, when the animal is captu...

The Bone Snatcher-2003 4.4

The Bone Snatcher-2003

After three of its employees have been reported missing in the Southern African Namib desert, the Eland Mining exploration company mounts a search and rescue expedition, comprising more employees which team up with Dr. Z...

A Good Man in Africa-1994 5

A Good Man in Africa-1994

Politics are already strained between English imperialists and the West African government of Kinjanja, when womanizing British diplomat Morgan Leafy (Colin Friels) is caught in bed with Celia (Joanne Whalley-Kilmer), wi...