Movies and TV shows set in congo

The list contains the best, new and most relevant movies set in congo ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out serious, suspenseful, realistic, thought provoking, cult film and sincere films and TV shows about / with gun, escapades, suspense, jungle, soldier, storytelling, survival, danger, violence and murder plots mostly in Drama, Adventure and Action genres shot in USA, UK, France and other countries.
congo movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as congo: Heart of Darkness (1993), Congo (1995), The Dinosaur Project (2012), Lumumba (2000), Operation Leopard (1980), The Siege of Jadotville (2016), The Legend of Tarzan (2016), Missing Link (1999), Mega Shark vs. Crocosaurus (2010), The Last Adventure (1967).

List of movies set in congo

Heart of Darkness (1993)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A trading company manager travels up an African river to find a missing outpost head and discovers the depth of evil in humanity's soul.
Style: serious, suspenseful
Plot: jungle, survival, greed, ivory, insanity, boat, nature, apocalypse, escapades, obsessive quest, adventurer, heroes ...
Time: 90s
Place: africa, congo
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Congo (1995)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Eight people embark on an expedition into the Congo, a mysterious expanse of unexplored Africa where human greed and the laws of nature have gone berserk. When the thrill-seekers -- some with ulterior motives -- stumble across a race of killer apes.
Style: exciting, melancholic, serious, suspenseful, ridiculous ...
Audience: boys' night, kids, teens
Plot: jungle, gorilla, adventurer, animal attack, treasure hunt, survival, lost city, fight scenes, monkey, animals, dangerous animal, daring rescue ...
Time: 20th century, future, jurassic, 90s
Place: congo, africa, houston texas, tanzania
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The Dinosaur Project (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Found footage of an expedition into the Congo jungle where a team of explorers stumbles upon a colony of Dinosaurs.
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, natural horror, psychotronic
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: dinosaur, cryptozoology, deadly creature, jungle, adventurer, scientist, dangerous animal, survival, discovery, escapades, helicopter, expedition ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: congo, africa
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Lumumba (2000)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: France, Belgium, Germany, Haiti
Duration: 115 min.
Story: The true story of the rise to power and brutal assassination of the formerly vilified and later redeemed leader of the independent Congo, Patrice Lumumba. Using newly discovered historical evidence, Haitian-born and later Congo-raised writer and ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, political, thought provoking ...
Plot: politics, assassination, intrigue, imperialism, greed, betrayal, scapegoat, political corruption, dehumanization, self discovery, defamation, ambition ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 50s
Place: africa, congo, belgium, israel, latin america ...
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Operation Leopard (1980)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, War
Country: France
Duration: 96 min.
Story: In May 1978, the mining town of Kolwezi in Katanga, Zaire (now Democratic Republic of Congo, the former Belgian Congo) is under attack from a group of communist guerillas coming from nearby Angola. The Europeans who work for the Belgian mining ...
Style: cult film
Plot: foreign legion, french foreign legion, military, parachutist, combat, heat wave, soldier, french, paratrooper, tough guy, french soldier, jungle ...
Place: africa, congo
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The Siege of Jadotville (2016)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, Thriller, War
Country: Ireland, South Africa
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Irish Commandant Pat Quinlan leads a stand off with troops against French and Belgian Mercenaries in the Congo during in the early 1960s.
Style: realistic, tense, factual, intense, political ...
Plot: civil war, war, military, courage, suspense, ethnic conflict, fight scenes, politics, conflict, betrayal, irish, assassination ...
Time: 60s
Place: africa, ireland, congo
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The Adventures of Young Indiana Jones: Oganga, the Giver and Taker of Life (1999)
Genre: Adventure, War
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Africa, December 1916. Despite disobeying orders, Indy is promoted to Captain after capturing a German machine gun. He is then ordered to cross the jungle with Remy and Captain Boucher to pick up a shipment of weaponry. Along the way his Ubangan ...
Style: cult film
Plot: treasure hunt, archaeologist, heroes, native tribe, soldier, german, french, american, showdown, tough guy, world war one veteran, warrior ...
Place: congo
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The Legend of Tarzan (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: UK, Canada, USA, Australia
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Tarzan, having acclimated to life in London, is called back to his former home in the jungle to investigate the activities at a mining encampment.
Style: scenic, exciting, absurd, romantic, fairy tale ...
Audience: family outing, girls' night, teens
Plot: tarzan, jungle, feral child, revenge, animal attack, adaptation, slavery, superhero, colonialism, lone hero, geopolitics, warrior ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, future, 1880s
Place: africa, congo, london, united kingdom
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Missing Link (1999)
Genre: Family, Comedy
Country: Netherlands, Belgium
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A young boy develops a passion for archeology and tries to unravel the truth about his ancestry.
Style: semi serious, humorous
Audience: pre-teens, kids, family outing
Plot: youth, family relations, parents and children, curses spells and rituals, small town, riddles and clues, chaos and mayhem, small town life, young heroes, escapades, coming of age, obsessive quest ...
Time: 90s, 50s
Place: congo, holland, brussels, belgium
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Mega Shark vs. Crocosaurus (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: When the prehistoric warm-water beast the Crocosaurus crosses paths with that cold-water monster the Mega Shark, all hell breaks loose in the oceans as the world's top scientists explore every option to halt the aquatic frenzy. Swallowing ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, psychotronic, suspenseful, natural horror ...
Plot: shark, creature feature, monster, giant animal, battles, rivalry, special agents, escapades, monster versus monster, giant monster, government agent, kaiju ...
Time: 21st century
Place: congo, florida, hawaii, africa, caribbean
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The Last Adventure (1967)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Two adventurers and best friends, Roland and Manu, are the victims of a practical joke that costs Manu his pilot's license. With seeming contrition, the jokesters tell Roland and Manu about a crashed plane lying on the ocean floor off the coast ...
Style: realistic, serious, atmospheric, suspenseful, cult film
Plot: treasure hunt, treasure, ocean, airplane, friendship, death, artist, pilot, friends, partners, escapades, graphic violence ...
Time: 60s
Place: africa, paris france, france, congo, europe
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Diamant (1997)
Genre: Drama, Action
Country: Belgium
TV show
Story: In this filmed version of Flemish author Jef Gheeraerts' novel, Robert 'Robbe' Parain, an arrogant Antwerp police detective who operates at the limits of illegality and is in personal debt, tenaciously traces but also gets personally ...
Plot: sex, diamond, police, money, female nudity, prostitute, traffic, female full frontal nudity
Place: congo, africa
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Kongo (1997)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Belgium
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: Guy Moeyaert is a well-meaning colonial official in a jungle district of the Belgian Congo in the last years of white colonial rule, after the Second World War, a paternalistic system where the state, unable to be properly present all over the vast, ...
Plot: colonization, nude, public humiliation, punishment, infidelity, male nudity, corporal punishment, butt naked
Place: congo
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Sara's Notebook (2018)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Laura has spent years looking for her sister Sara who went missing in the depths of the jungle in the Congo. Neither the NGO she works for, nor the embassy, have news on her whereabouts until a photo appears of Sara in a mining town. Apparently, ...
Style: atmospheric, tense, realistic, suspenseful, surprise ending ...
Plot: missing person, sister sister relationship, reporter, investigation, uncover truth, lawyer, twists and turns, friend, revenge, little girl, businessman, female protagonist ...
Place: africa, spain, congo
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Hop (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Belgium
Duration: 106 min.
Story: All young Justin and his father want to do is sit down and enjoy watching a soccer game together. When this simple act sparks a chain of events leading to Justin running from the law, the boy must now embark on a thrilling adventure to reunite with ...
Style: serious, realistic, disturbing, thought provoking, biting ...
Plot: anarchist, father son relationship, introspection, moral dilemma, parents and children, teenage life, society, fighting the system, jail, soccer match, terrorism, black boy ...
Time: 21st century
Place: brussels, germany, africa, belgium, europe ...
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Gorillas in the Mist (1988)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: The story of Dian Fossey, a scientist who came to Africa to study the vanishing mountain gorillas, and later fought to protect them.
Style: sincere, touching, inspirational, captivating, sexy ...
Audience: kids, girls' night
Plot: gorilla, jungle, animals, environmental, extinction, environmentalism, human spirit, nature, hunting, life & death, brutality, scientist ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, year 1966
Place: africa, congo, rwanda
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Sniper: Reloaded (2011)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller, War
Country: South Africa, USA, Germany
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Brandon Beckett (Collins), the son of the previous Sniper film's star Thomas Beckett (Tom Berenger), takes up the mantle set by his father and goes on a mission of his own.
Style: serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful, perverse ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: sniper, military, marines, terrorism, heroes, soldier, behind enemy lines, rescue, vengeance, daring rescue, rivalry, track down ...
Time: 21st century
Place: congo, africa
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Nature (2011)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Nature is an erotic suspense drama about a young couple on a quest to rediscover their sexual fervor. After a failed experiment with role-playing games, they decide to take a week long, sex centered camping trip deep into the woods. Gradually they ...
Style: erotic, sexy, sexual, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: sexual relations, forest, lust, woman on top, honey, murder, sadism, loner, violence, russian woman, erectile dysfunction, sexual sadism ...
Time: 21st century
Place: oregon, portland oregon, antarctica, afghanistan, congo ...
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Down River (2018)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller, War
Country: USA
Duration: 70 min.
Story: Four soldiers trapped behind enemy lines must confront their fears and desires while finding a way back to their battalion.
Style: tense, serious, exciting, psychological, sad ...
Plot: war criminal, behind enemy lines, 18 year old, truck, 20 year old, gas mask, fictional war, bosnian war, military, survival, murder, suspense ...
Time: 20th century, 21st century
Place: germany, normandy, congo, vietnam, cambodia
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Flight of the Lost Balloon (1961)
Genre: Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Period adventure tale about an expedition using a hot-air balloon to rescue an explorer lost in Africa.
Plot: balloon, jungle, kidnapping, rescue, canoe, moon, safari, fort, acid, decapitation, mute, storm ...
Place: africa, congo, nigeria
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Mr Coconut (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Michael Hui plays the lovable "Mr. Coconut", who arrives in town from Hainan China where he lived with his coconuts. Here in the sophisticated urban jungles of Hong Kong. "Mr. Coconut" has finally reunited with his family, as he ...
Plot: family relations, air disaster, loan, deception, niece, little girl, flashback, train, travel agency, lecher, general, brother sister relationship ...
Place: congo, hong kong, egypt
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Hope Eternal (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 120 min.
Story: After the violent death of her Welsh rugby-loving doctor boyfriend in the country's civil war, a Malagasy nurse working at a child hospice in Congo makes a pilgrimage to Wales to sprinkle his ashes on the turf of the Millennium Stadium.
Plot: civil war, nurse, christianity, rugby, african, human trafficking, ashes, welsh
Place: wales, congo, africa
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Black Jesus (1968)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A thinly-disguised biography of African leader Patrice Lumumba, here called Lalubi. Lalubi, a Christ-like leader determined to save his people, by passive resistance, from the dictatorial regime propped up by European colonialists, is imprisoned and ...
Style: political
Plot: politics, mercenary, revenge, protest, partisan, jailed, imprisonment, political leader, martyr, political prisoner, freedom fighter, massacre ...
Time: year 1960
Place: africa, congo
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Diamonds (US) (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, South Africa, Canada, UK
Duration: 240 min.
Story: Complex tale about small and big players in the African diamond business wrapped around a murder of US senator's daughter.
Style: captivating, serious, suspenseful
Plot: investigation, politics, murder, senator, intrigue, greed, campaign, diamond, loss of daughter, suspense, multiple storylines, engagement ...
Place: africa, cape town south africa, washington d.c., russia, congo ...
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Kinshasa Kids (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Belgium, France
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Perhaps the most ebullient “musical” you’ll see this year, Marc-Henri Wajnberg’s singular documentary/fiction hybrid follows a group of street children in the Congolese capital.
Style: uplifting, realistic, serious, captivating
Plot: music band, kids in trouble, youth, society, music, world, street kid, poverty, blaxploitation, artists and showbiz, police officer, theft ...
Time: 21st century
Place: africa, congo
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Hotel Rwanda (2004)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: UK, South Africa, Italy, USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Inspired by true events, this film takes place in Rwanda in the 1990s when more than a million Tutsis were killed in a genocide that went mostly unnoticed by the rest of the world. Hotel owner Paul Rusesabagina houses over a thousand refuges in his ...
Style: emotional, rough, thought provoking, intense, sad ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: genocide, racism, war, hotel, against humanity, ethnic conflict, cruelty, politics, murder, un, war crime, human spirit ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: africa, rwanda, somalia, congo, tanzania
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The Motorcycle Diaries (2004)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama
Country: UK, USA, France, Argentina, Peru, Chile, Germany
Duration: 126 min.
Story: "The Motorcycle Diaries" is based on the journals of Che Guevara, leader of the Cuban Revolution. In his memoirs, Guevara recounts adventures he, and best friend Alberto Granado, had while crossing South America by motorcycle in the early ...
Style: road movie, touching, political, inspirational, breathtaking ...
Plot: self discovery, motorcycle, travel, poverty, freedom, revolutionary, revolution, road trip, young man, politics, idealism, coming of age ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, year 1952, 60s
Place: latin america, south america, argentina, chile, peru ...
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Big Fish (2003)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Throughout his life Edward Bloom has always been a man of big appetites, enormous passions and tall tales. In his later years, he remains a huge mystery to his son, William. Now, to get to know the real man, Will begins piecing together a true ...
Style: surreal, sentimental, feel good, touching, fairy tale ...
Audience: date night, kids, chick flick, girls' night, teens
Plot: fish, magic realism, father son relationship, surrealism, fantasy world, journey, loneliness, mermaid, death, magic, witch, childhood ...
Time: 60s, 70s, 20th century, 1940s, 80s ...
Place: texas, usa, alabama, paris france, miami ...
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Farewell, Friend (1968)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 115 min.
Story: After serving together in the French Foreign Legion, a mercenary and a doctor leave the service and go their separate ways. Later, they are reunited and become involved with a caper involving millions in a high-security safe. The two men become ...
Style: serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful, neo noir ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, robbery, female nudity, trapped, friendship between men, safecracker, chase, rivalry, soldier, femme fatale, friendship, manipulation ...
Time: 60s
Place: france, europe, paris france, congo, marseille
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Africa United (2010)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Country: UK, South Africa, Rwanda
Duration: 88 min.
Story: "Africa United" tells the extraordinary story of three Rwandan children who attempt to realize the dream of their life: to attend the opening ceremony of the FIFA World Cup 2010 at Johannesburg. But the problems begin when Fabrice, Dudu ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, touching, sincere, humorous ...
Plot: friendship, on the road, hopes, adventurer, follow your dream, young heroes, escapades, optimism, soccer, football, road trip, teenage boy ...
Time: 21st century
Place: africa, zimbabwe, south africa, tanzania, congo ...
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