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, exciting, suspense and rough films and TV shows about / with gun, danger, violence, soldier, heroes, murder, army, adventure, jungle and death plots mostly in Drama, Action and Adventure genres shot in USA, UK, Belgium and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as congo: Congo (1995), The Dinosaur Project (2012), Lumumba (2000), The Siege of Jadotville (2016), Missing Link (1999), Sara's Notebook (2018), Operation Leopard (1980), Cop's Honour (1985), Dark of the Sun (1968), The Good Shepherd (2006).

List of movies set in congo

 5.2
 44K
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, suspenseful, serious, melancholic, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: jungle, gorilla, adventurer, survival, adventure, dangerous animal, danger, treasure hunt, deadly, obsessive quest, escapades, daring rescue ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
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, suspenseful, serious, psychotronic
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: dinosaur, cryptozoology, jungle, adventurer, dangerous animal, adventure, deadly creature, survival, scientist, escapades, discovery, imaginary ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: congo, africa
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Seal Team Eight: Behind Enemy Lines (2014)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Seal Team Eight must fight their way deep into Africa's Congo, decommission a secret uranium mine, and stop our most dangerous enemy from smuggling weapon's grade yellow-cake out of the country.
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: race against time, soldier, danger, heroes, tough heroes, battles, battle, betrayal, rescue mission, battlefield, military, graphic violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: congo, africa, johannesburg south africa
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 7.2
 2K
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, suspenseful, serious, thought provoking, contemplative ...
Plot: assassination, political corruption, dehumanization, scapegoat, betrayal, intrigue, defamation, against the odds, ambition, leadership, head of state, rise and fall ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 50s, 1950s
Place: africa, congo, brussels belgium, brussels, belgium ...
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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: suspense, realistic, tense, factual, political ...
Plot: mercenary, conflict, civil war, war, courage, betrayal, irish, politics, survival, fight scenes, propaganda, conspiracy ...
Time: 1960s, 60s
Place: congo, africa, ireland
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 5.9
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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: humorous, semi serious
Audience: pre-teens, kids, family outing
Plot: obsessive quest, coming of age, adventure, family, youth, small town, small town life, parents and children, riddles and clues, curses spells and rituals, chaos and mayhem, escapades ...
Time: 90s, 50s, 1950s
Place: congo, brussels, holland, belgium
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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, twists and turns, suspenseful ...
Plot: sister sister relationship, missing person, reporter, investigation, crimes, danger, mystery, lawyer, friend, search, revenge, uncover truth ...
Time: contemporary
Place: africa, congo, spain
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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 ...
Plot: parachutist, foreign legion, combat, french soldier, tough guy, commando raid, firearm, paratrooper, french foreign legion, imperialism, beret, heat wave ...
Place: congo
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 5.7
 1K
Cop's Honour (1985)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Cop's Honor (Parole de Flic) is a 1985 French crime movie directed by José Pinheiro and starring Alain Delon as retired police officer Daniel Pratt. His teenager daughter was killed by a gang of mysterious hooded killers so Pratt began his own ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, exciting, realistic, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, police corruption, vigilantism, vengeance, violence spree, village, rivalry, crimes, one man army, heroes, deadly, dishonesty ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: africa, france, congo, europe
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Dark of the Sun (1968)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller, War
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A band of mercenaries led by Captain Curry travel through the Congo across deadly terrain, battling rival armies, to rescue $25 million in uncut diamonds.
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, tragic, controversial
Plot: train, battles, betrayal, mercenary, heist, chainsaw, tough heroes, dishonesty, rivalry, escapades, obsessive quest, survival ...
Time: 50s, 60s, 1960s
Place: congo, africa
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The Good Shepherd (2006)
Genre: Drama, History, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 167 min.
Story: Edward Wilson, the only witness to his father's suicide and member of the Skull and Bones Society while a student at Yale, is a morally upright young man who values honor and discretion, qualities that help him to be recruited for a career in ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough, tense ...
Plot: cold war, spy, cia, idealism, double agent, intrigue, espionage, betrayal, invasion, suspicion, politics, patriotism ...
Time: 60s, 50s, 1940s, 40s, 20th century ...
Place: cuba, usa, washington d.c., berlin germany, congo ...
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 6.9
 436
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: disturbing, realistic, serious, rough, suspense ...
Plot: introspection, moral dilemma, fighting the system, society, reunion, parents and children, teenage life, jail, anarchist, father son relationship, terrorism, soccer match ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: brussels, congo, belgium, europe, germany ...
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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, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: tough heroes, heroes, military, soldier, marines, peaceful mission, vengeance, rescue, daring rescue, danger, deadly, track down ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: congo, africa
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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: river, jungle, greed, insanity, survival, apocalypse, lake or river, psychopath, heroes, adventurer, escapades, obsessive quest ...
Time: 90s
Place: africa, congo
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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: sad, sincere, captivating, touching, suspenseful ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: jungle, gorilla, extinction, environmentalism, mountain, human spirit, fighting the system, animals, obsessive quest, environmental, forces of nature, hunting ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s, year 1966
Place: africa, congo, rwanda
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 6.9
 134
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: female nudity, prostitute, police, sex, traffic, money, diamond
Place: congo, africa
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 7.4
 86
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: nudity (full frontal - brief), butt naked, infidelity, corporal punishment, punishment, male nudity, public humiliation
Place: congo
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 6.9
 9K
The Widow (2019)
Genre: Action, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: 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.
Style: captivating, suspenseful, disturbing, twists and turns, exciting
Audience: chick flick, boys' night
Plot: missing husband, widow, female protagonist, secrets, uncover truth, danger, wife husband relationship, husband wife relationship, plane crash, air disaster, fake death, witch ...
Time: 21st century
Place: wales, congo
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 4.7
 1K
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: suspense, tense, serious, exciting, disturbing ...
Plot: behind enemy lines, survival, military, murder, prisoner, escape, betrayal, pursuit, friendship, soldier, chase, violence ...
Time: 21st century, 20th century
Place: normandy, germany, 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, rescue, jungle, kidnapping, canoe, fort, castle, spear, pearl necklace, moon, machete, rope ladder ...
Place: nigeria, congo
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 6.5
 181
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: swimming pool, native, skateboard, train, hospital, flashback, toilet, dignity, moral dilemma, conscience, niece, cocktail party ...
Place: egypt, congo, hong kong
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 7.5
 15
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: human trafficking, rugby, nurse, african, christianity, welsh, ashes
Place: congo, wales, africa
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 6.7
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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 ...
Plot: colonialism, shot to death, army, controversy, stabbed to death, massacre, christ figure, partisan, jailed, religious symbolism, political leader, martyr ...
Time: year 1960
Place: africa, 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: mortar, spear, behind enemy lines, fedora, machine gun, infantry, spear throwing, boat, war hero, explosion, hand grenade, desert ...
Place: congo
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 6.2
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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, suspenseful, serious, suspense
Plot: investigation, greed, senator, campaign, politics, murder, intrigue, diamond, loss of daughter, drug use, helicopter, chess ...
Place: london, new york, russia, congo, africa ...
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Berlin 1885: The Division of Africa (2010)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: France, Belgium, Germany
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A docudrama depicting the Berlin Conference in which the Western powers decided the partition of Africa.
Plot: geopolitics, colonization, interview, colonialism, map, diplomat, conference
Time: 1880s, 19th century
Place: spain, congo, germany, italy, russia ...
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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: absurd, scenic, tense, exciting, disturbing ...
Plot: jungle, tarzan, feral child, animal attack, gorilla, slavery, revenge, survival, betrayal, brutality, chase, good versus evil ...
Time: 1880s, 19th century
Place: africa, london, united kingdom, congo
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 8.0
 426K
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, feel good, sentimental, offbeat, touching ...
Audience: date night
Plot: loneliness, adventure, witch, fantasy world, storytelling, family relations, circus, journey, fish, escapades, mermaid, parents and children ...
Time: 60s, 80s, 20th century, 50s, 70s ...
Place: usa, morocco, russia, texas, miami ...
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Farewell, Friend (1968)
Genre: Action, Adventure, 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: rough, suspenseful, realistic, serious, french noir ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: manipulation, friendship, heist, chase, rivalry, soldier, femme fatale, storage unit, male friendship, friendship between men, confined, mind game ...
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, humorous, sincere, touching ...
Plot: on the road, friendship, adventurer, adventure, hopes, follow your dream, young heroes, escapades, optimism, road trip, soccer, child's point of view ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: africa, zimbabwe, rwanda, south africa, tanzania ...
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