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, suspenseful, sexy and melancholic films and TV shows about / with death, betrayal, helicopter, storytelling, culture clash, courage, politics, mentor, escapades and photograph 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: Tabu (2012), Black Emanuelle (1975), G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra (2009), Beneath The Lies (2014), Adwa (1999), Mister Moses (1965), The Bushbaby (1969), The Story of Boys & Girls (1989), To Walk with Lions (1999), Something New (2006).

List of movies set in 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, silent film, serious, surreal, captivating ...
Plot: crocodile, love affair, tragic love, unfulfillment, aging, society, young lovers, ethnic, neighbor neighbor relationship, storytelling, painting, artist ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 21st century, contemporary, 2010s ...
Place: africa, lisbon portugal, portugal, east africa
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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, sexploitation film
Plot: emmanuelle, voyeur, photographer, orgy, obsession, promiscuous past, seduction, vulva, farmer, erotica, masturbation, female removes her clothes ...
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, Czech Republic
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, serious, comic, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: good versus evil, danger, military, soldier, heroic mission, chaos, terrorist, government, attack, revenge, treason, world domination ...
Time: future, 21st century, 2000s, 1600s, 17th century
Place: japan, egypt, washington d.c., east africa, paris 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, suspense, suspenseful, contemplative ...
Plot: theft, love, female assassin, betrayal, greed, african, blackmail, family man, hollywood, drugs, female villain, hypocrisy ...
Time: year 2014, year 2016
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: colonialism, battles, battle, italian army, independence, african, heroic bloodshed, heroism, determination, colonization
Place: ethiopia, italy, east africa, africa
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Mister Moses (1965)
Genre: Adventure
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: missionary, helicopter, bible, jeep, con artists, arrest, witch doctor, fire, village, magic, elephant, evacuation ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: east africa, kenya, africa
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 6.3
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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: political corruption, reverend, ship, drought, animal, airplane, doctor, officer, chase, sergeant, animals, runaway ...
Place: east africa, kenya, 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: running, toilet, sex scene, farmer, letter, pickup truck, priest, friend, horse and carriage, adultery, typewriter, love ...
Time: 1930s
Place: east africa, brazil, rome italy, italy, france
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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: sincere, serious, realistic
Plot: lion, poacher, lion cub, misfit, captivity, adoption, animal life, environmentalism, escapades, pets, crumbling marriage, politics ...
Time: 80s
Place: kenya, africa, east africa
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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: humorous, sincere, light, sweet, entertaining ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: white male black female relationship, interracial romance, interracial relations, interracial love, racism, prejudice, opposites attract, blacks and whites, african american, romance, looking for love, career woman ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles, africa, east africa, london ...
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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: thought provoking, realistic, suspenseful, serious, factual ...
Plot: cia, newspaper, political conspiracy, secret agents, crumbling marriage, state affairs, fighting the system, price of justice, relationship vs career, journalism, uncover truth, dishonesty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1985, year 1993, year 1972 ...
Place: usa, iraq, washington d.c., africa, santa fe new mexico ...
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Black Hawk Down (2001)
Genre: 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, rough, suspenseful, disturbing, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: war, sniper, warrior, u.s. military, rescue mission, courage, battles, gunfight, marine, chaos, combat, survival ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 20th century, year 1992, year 1993
Place: somalia, africa, north africa, east africa, arkansas ...
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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, realistic, touching, serious, meditative ...
Plot: foreign legion, military, soldier, battles, destructive relationship, military life, power relations, life turned upside down, resentment, obsession, father son relationship, officers and cadets ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: africa, paris france, east africa, marseille, ethiopia ...
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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: scary, atmospheric, suspenseful, offbeat, serious
Plot: pregnancy, danger, rivalry, escapades, supernatural ability, deadly, stalking, supernatural, showbiz, village, curses spells and rituals, village life ...
Time: 50s, 1950s
Place: africa, east africa
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