Films Shot in Africa

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The Lion King(2019)

3.6/5 (with 3,969 votes)

Simba idolizes his father, King Mufasa, and takes to heart his own royal destiny. But not everyone in the kingdom celebrates the new cub's arrival. Scar, Mufasa's brother—and former heir to the throne—has plans of his own. The battle for Pride Rock is ravaged with betrayal, tragedy and drama, ultimately resulting in Simba's exile. With help from a curious pair of newfound friends, Simba will have to figure out how to grow up and take back what is rightfully his.

Directed by Jon Favreau

Transformers: Dark of the Moon(2011)

| 2h 34min | Action, Science Fiction, Adventure
3.1/5 (with 3,225 votes)

The Autobots continue to work for NEST, now no longer in secret. But after discovering a strange artifact during a mission in Chernobyl, it becomes apparent to Optimus Prime that the United States government has been less than forthright with them.

Holiday in the Wild(2019)

3.3/5 (with 197 votes)

When her husband abruptly ends their marriage, empty nester Kate embarks on a solo second honeymoon in Africa, finding purpose and potential romance.


| 1h 39min | Documentary
3.8/5 (with 51 votes)

An exploration of technologically developing nations and the effect the transition to Western-style modernization has had on them.

Directed by Godfrey Reggio - With Cheryl Tiegs


| 1h 42min | Adventure, Comedy, Thriller
3.0/5 (with 33 votes)

Roar follows a family who are attacked by various African animals at the secluded home of their keeper.


3.5/5 (with 1 vote)

A group of Bangladeshi scientists discover an ideal planet for human settlement.

Tarzan's Fight for Life(1958)

| 1h 26min | Action, Adventure
2.0/5 (with 1 vote)

Dr. Sturdy is trying to establish a modern hospital in the jungle. His efforts are strongly opposed by Futa, the witch doctor, and Ramo, a native warrior.

Directed by H. Bruce Humberstone - With Gordon Scott, Eve Brent, Cheeta

Safari 3000(1982)

| 1h 32min | Action
2.9/5 (with 1 vote)

Reporter J.J. wants to write a story about an Afrika rallye, 3000 km across desert and steppe. Unfortunately her driver and car get lost only days before the start, so she hires ex-stuntman Eddie and buys a wreck of a car from her last money. Eddie can help her to a new motor - by stealing it from the ruthless count Borgia, who from now on is their hardest and meanest competitor in the rallye.

Liane, Jungle Goddess(1956)

1h 28min | Adventure
2.9/5 (with 5 votes)

Researchers in the African jungle find a young white woman living with a tribe, that adores her as goddess. They carry her off and proudly report to the press. It turns out that she may be Liane, the long lost daughter of the rich shipowner Amelongen. So Toren starts civilizing her and takes her to Germany, where she - now in love with Toren - has to defend herself against accusations of legacy-hunting. Will she fit into her new society?

Kakababur Protyaborton(2021)

A famous hotel in Nairobi is about to close. People don't go to that hotel like before.Kakababu and Santu go to the hotel to find out the reason.

Directed by Srijit Mukherji - With Prosenjit Chatterjee, Aryann Bhowmik

African Independence(2013)

African Independence is a feature length documentary covering the most epic story of the most important events to happen on the African continent since enslavement and colonization by Europeans. The film highlights the birth, realization, and problems confronted by the movement to win independence in Africa. The story is told by channeling the voices of freedom fighters and leaders who achieved independence, liberty, and justice for African people. Told through the lens of four watershed events-World War Two, the end of colonialism, the Cold War, and the era of African Republics- African Independence shows a unique side of Africa's recent history.

Directed by Tukufu Zuberi

Roosevelt in Africa(1910)


Scenes of African peoples and of TR's safari party, all probably filmed in British East Africa (Kenya) in 1909. View of TR planting a tree in front of trading company building, possibly located in Mombasa, long shot of busy amusement area in Kenyan seaport of Mombasa, including shot of ferris wheel filled with Swahilis; shots, taken from observation platform on train engine, of plains along the Uganda Railway, with herdsmen who are probably Masai and railroad workers visible along tracks; train pulls into small community; women who are probably Masai, incorrectly identified by interior title as Zulu, gather water at spring, accompanied by children.

Directed by Cherry Kearton - With Theodore Roosevelt
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Love Brewed in the African Pot(1980)

2h 5min

Love collides with social class and colonialism when Aba Appiah, born to privilege, falls in love with Joe Quansah, son of a fisherman. Her father, retired civil servant Kofi Appiah, has other plans for her, and seeks to block their marriage. The resulting conflict has complex and unexpected consequences.

Directed by Kwaw Ansah

Dear Bamako(2007)

1h 37min
3.0/5 (with 1 vote)

Moussa (Djédjé Apali) is a young man from Burkina Faso. He lives in the village where he was born, his parents, his family and his wife, Fatima. Although he prefers to call "Bamako", because it is there, in the capital of Mali, where he met, before getting married and having a baby, Mamadou. The field gives just enough to eat, but this precarious balance is broken lately due to the long drought. Driven by the responsibility to help the family, and after seeking opinion to the elders of his village, Moussa decided to emigrate to Europe.

Directed by Txarly Llorente, Omer Oke - With Djédjé Apali

Le salamandre(1969)

1h 33min | Drama
2.5/5 (with 1 vote)

Inspired by the writings of writer Fritz Fanon, who believed that a colonial population could only reach freedom by declaring violence towards their occupiers, Cavallone’s tale sees a white photographer (Erna Schurer) who seduces a black model (the lovely ebony Beryl Cunningham). A doctor then arrives on the scene – Anthony Vernon (Antonio Casale) who took his pseudonym from Jesus Franco stalwart Howard Vernon – and Schurer falls for his charms.

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