Entertainment Famous Movies Filmed in Africa

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List Rules The movies below must have at least one major scene that was filmed in Africa

List of movies that were filmed in Africa, including trailers of the films when available. Africa has a lot of famous landmarks and beautiful landscapes, making it a great location to film movies in. This list of famous movies shot in Africa is listed by popularity, so the movie names at the top of the list are the most well-known. This isn't necessarily a list of all movies shot in Africa, so if you notice an important film is missing then feel free to add it at the bottom of this list.

Call Me Kuchu and The Quarry are a great starting point for your to rank your favorites on this list

If you're trying to answer the questions, "What films were shot in Africa?" and "Which famous movies were filmed in Africa?" then you'e in the right place.

Both big studio and independent films that were filmed in Africa are included below, as well as all genres including horror, action, comedy and more.

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Sharlto Copley, Jed Brophy, Vanessa Haywood

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Rachel Weisz, Brendan Fraser, Patricia Velásquez

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Morgan Freeman, Matt Damon, Langley Kirkwood

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Sonam Phuntsok, Tenzin Thuthob Tsarong, Gyurme Tethong

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Naomi Watts, Sean Penn, Ty Burrell

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Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Bipasha Basu, Hrithik Roshan

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Bruce Brown, Miki Dora, Robert August

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Danny Trejo, Sônia Braga, Orlando Jones

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Bret Michaels, Brion James, Brian Keaulana

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Maimouna Hélène Diarra, Rasmané Ouedraogo, Balla Habib Dembélé

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Walter Matthau, Charlotte Lewis, Emilio Fernández

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Malin Åkerman, Ryan Phillippe, Taylor Kitsch

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Call Me Kuchu is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Movies Filmed in Africa

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Mélanie Laurent, Jamel Debbouze, Roschdy Zem

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Sydney McKenna, Luigi di Como, Djaï Kamara

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Benda Bilili!

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Robert Mitchum, Carroll Baker, Ian Bannen

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Dirk Bogarde, Anna Karina, Michael York

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Stephen Fry, Udo Kier, Joanna Scanlan

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John Lynch, Jonathan Phillips, Morne Visser

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Lisa Ray, Nandana Sen, Parvin Dabas

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Emil Abossolo-Mbo, Dioucounda Koma, Youssouf Djaoro

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Jennifer Hudson, Terrence Howard, Elias Koteas

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Ben Kingsley, Peter O'Toole, Julia Ormond