Movies and TV shows set in east africa

The list contains the best, new and most relevant movies set in east africa ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out serious, realistic, contemplative, sincere, sexy and thought provoking films and TV shows about / with storytelling, betrayal, catastrophe, death, courage, mentor, culture clash, helicopter, husband wife relationship and family relations plots mostly in Drama, Adventure and Romance genres shot in USA, UK, Germany and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as east africa: Curse III: Blood Sacrifice (1991), Tabu (2012), The Lion (1962), Nowhere in Africa (2001), Black Emanuelle (1975), G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra (2009), Beneath The Lies (2014), Adwa (1999), Mister Moses (1965), The Bushbaby (1969).

List of movies set in east africa

Curse III: Blood Sacrifice (1991)
Genre: Horror
Country: UK, South Africa
Duration: 88 min.
Story: In 1950s Africa, a tribal magician calls up a demon to kill Europeans.
Style: slasher, serious, scary, atmospheric, suspenseful ...
Plot: monster, pregnancy, ocean, curses spells and rituals, village life, showbiz, village, escapades, vengeance, supernatural ability, supernatural, stalking ...
Time: 50s
Place: africa, east africa
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Tabu (2012)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Portugal, Germany, Brazil, France, Spain
Duration: 118 min.
Story: When Pilar's befriended neighbour Aurora dies, Pilar starts to dig into Aurora's past and learns about Aurora's very tragic love story.
Style: clever, serious, surreal, captivating, cerebral ...
Plot: crocodile, aging, tragic love, love affair, unfulfillment, society, love, neighbor neighbor relationship, plantation, haunted by the past, nude, sexual content ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 2010s, 21st century
Place: africa, portugal, lisbon portugal, east africa
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The Lion (1962)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Young Tina lives with her mother and stepfather on a wildlife reserve in Kenya. While her stepfather believes this is a wonderful environment for her to grow up in, her mother becomes increasingly concerned by her behaviour. These concerns are ...
Plot: lion, wilderness, youth, human animal relationship, girl, stepfather stepdaughter relationship, stepfather, husband wife relationship, ex husband ex wife relationship, warrior, jungle, husband wife reunion ...
Place: africa, kenya, east africa
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Nowhere in Africa (2001)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Germany
Duration: 141 min.
Story: A Jewish woman named Jettel Redlich flees Nazi Germany with her daughter Regina, to join her husband, Walter, on a farm in Kenya. At first, Jettel refuses to adjust to her new circumstances, bringing with her a set of china dishes and an evening ...
Style: sincere, touching, emotional, captivating, thought provoking ...
Plot: world war two, childhood, holocaust, friendship, exile, anti semitism, farm, adultery, culture clash, wartime life, jewish, family relations ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 1940s
Place: africa, kenya, germany, israel, poland ...
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Black Emanuelle (1975)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, Spain
Duration: 96 min.
Story: In her first onscreen adventure, journalist/photographer Mae Jordan (known to her readers as "Emanuelle") travels to Africa on assignment. Questions of her own racial and sexual identity come to a head as she observes the troubled marriage ...
Style: erotic, sexual, sexy, sensual, sexploitation film
Plot: emmanuelle, erotica, oral sex, exhibitionist, voyeur, lesbianism, lesbian sex, outdoor sex, female masturbation, female nudity, lesbian, seduction ...
Time: 70s
Place: africa, east africa, kenya
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G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra (2009)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: From the Egyptian desert to deep below the polar ice caps, the elite G.I. JOE team uses the latest in next-generation spy and military equipment to fight the corrupt arms dealer Destro and the growing threat of the mysterious Cobra organization to ...
Style: exciting, entertaining, campy, sexy, captivating ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, boys' night
Plot: military, good versus evil, heroic mission, ninja, superhero, chaos, heroes, mad scientist, government, attack, spy, fight scenes ...
Time: future, 17th century, 2000s, 21st century
Place: japan, washington d.c., egypt, paris france, france ...
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Beneath The Lies (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: Uganda
Duration: 30 min.
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Story: Within the city of Kampala, lies a seedy underbelly of blackmail, drug trafficking, child prostitution and exploitation of women run by an unknown racket. When the lies beneath each relationship are exposed and loyalties are tested, only death and ...
Style: tense, unusual plot structure, suspenseful, contemplative
Plot: theft, love, female assassin, betrayal, hypocrisy, female villain, greed, hollywood, blackmail, african, drugs, family man ...
Time: year 2016, year 2014
Place: africa, uganda, east africa
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Adwa (1999)
Genre: Documentary, Drama, War
Country: USA, Germany, Ethiopia
Duration: 97 min.
Story: In 1896, Ethiopia, an African nation, largely armed with spears and knives, defeats a well-equipped and organized Italian military bent on colonization.
Plot: battles, violence, blaxploitation, colonialism, colonization, independence, african, heroic bloodshed, heroism, determination, italian army
Place: africa, italy, east africa, ethiopia
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Mister Moses (1965)
Genre: Adventure, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A con man on the run in Africa aids a minister's daughter by helping lead a local tribe to their new homeland.
Plot: magic, relocation, witch doctor, evacuation, elephant, helicopter, missionary, bible, village, native tribe, con artists, arrest ...
Time: 60s
Place: africa, kenya, east africa
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The Bushbaby (1969)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History
Country: UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The young daughter of a park ranger in Tanzania is distressed to learn that she and her father must permanently return to England, thus separating her from the one thing she loves most, a pet Bushbaby. Fearing what the future holds she decides to ...
Plot: savannah, lemur, drought, railway, helicopter, church, ship captain, nature, sergeant, independence, ship, colonel ...
Place: africa, tanzania, kenya, east africa
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The Story of Boys & Girls (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Italy
Duration: 92 min.
Story: At a farmhouse, a large family cooks mountains of food for the next day's engagement party for Silvia and her city fiancé, Angelo. Her parents feud about infidelity; an aging salesman who rents a cottage from them arrives with a young French ...
Plot: farm, food, sexual frustration, flowers, family relations, political propaganda, post office, seamstress, worker, truck, dating, pills ...
Time: 1930s
Place: east africa, brazil, rome italy, france, italy
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To Walk with Lions (1999)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama
Country: Canada, UK, Kenya
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Drama based loosely on the final years of Kenya game warden and lion-raiser George Adamson's life. An unofficial sequel to 'Born Free' (1966) and 'Living Free' (1972), which also dramatised the life of Adamson, this film ...
Style: realistic, serious, sincere
Plot: animals, lion cub, poacher, lion, animal life, environmentalism, adoption, captivity, crumbling marriage, politics, misfit, escapades ...
Time: 80s
Place: africa, east africa, kenya
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Something New (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Kenya McQueen, a corporate lawyer finds love in the most unexpected place when she agrees to go on a blind date with Brian Kelly, a sexy and free-spirited landscaper.
Style: romantic, sexy, humorous, light, sweet ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: interracial romance, interracial relations, white male black female relationship, interracial love, racism, opposites attract, african american, career woman, prejudice, culture clash, race issues, blacks and whites ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa, london, los angeles, east africa, africa ...
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Fair Game (2010)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, United Arab Emirates
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Wife and mother Valerie Plame (Naomi Watts) has a double life as a CIA operative, hiding her vocation from family and friends. Her husband, Joseph Wilson (Sean Penn), writes a controversial article in The New York Times, refuting stories about the ...
Style: political, factual, intense, thought provoking, realistic ...
Plot: cia, corruption, politics, spy, espionage, secret service, political conspiracy, journalism, newspaper, conspiracy theory, cia agent, political corruption ...
Time: year 2001, year 2002, year 1995, year 2003, year 1993 ...
Place: africa, middle east, washington d.c., iraq, east africa ...
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Good Work (1999)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: France
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Foreign Legion officer, Galoup, 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 young recruit, Sentain, plants the seeds of jealousy in ...
Style: surreal, meditative, harsh, realistic, touching ...
Plot: foreign legion, military, gay, french foreign legion, soldier, desert, military training, obsession, transformation, lgbt, battles, discipline ...
Time: 90s
Place: africa, france, paris france, tokyo, japan ...
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Black Hawk Down (2001)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 144 min.
Story: When U.S. Rangers and an elite Delta Force team attempt to kidnap two underlings of a Somali warlord, their Black Hawk helicopters are shot down, and the Americans suffer heavy casualties, facing intense fighting from the militia on the ground.
Style: realistic, intense, epic, rough, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: war, courage, battles, combat, chaos, gunfight, military, survival, sniper, warrior, american soldier, rescue mission ...
Time: year 1993, 90s, 20th century, year 1992
Place: africa, somalia, iraq, north africa, east africa ...
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