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Famous Movies From Cameroon

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List of popular movies from Cameroon, listed by popularity with movie trailers when available. All prominent movies shot in Cameroon are included. This list of famous films made in Cameroon includes additional information about the movies, such as who directed them and what genre they are. Any top rated movies made in Cameroon should appear on this list, with the most well-known ones at the top. The most popular cinema of Cameroon is included below, so if you see a movie that's missing then it probably isn't very well-known.

List includes Moolaadé, Chocolat and more. This list answers the questions What movies were shot in Cameroon?"
  • 1

    White Material

    Isabelle Huppert, Christopher Lambert


    Directed byClaire Denis

    White Material is a 2009 French film directed by Claire Denis and co-written with Marie NDiaye. The film stars Isabelle Huppert as Maria Vial, a struggling French coffee producer in an unnamed...  more
  • 2


    Kenneth Cranham, Isaach de Bankolé


    Directed byClaire Denis

    Chocolat is a 1988 film directed by Claire Denis, about a French family that lives in colonial Cameroon. Marc and Aimée Dalens are the parents of France, a young girl who befriends Protée, a Cameroon...  more
  • 3


    Directed bySergey Yastrzhembsky

    Africa: Blood and Beauty is a 2012 documentary directed by Sergey Yastrzhembsky....  more
  • 4

    The Mysterious Island

    Omar Sharif, Jess Hahn


    Directed byHenri Colpi, Juan Antonio Bardem

    L'Ile Mysterieuse / La Isla misteriosa y el capitán Nemo / Die Geheimnisvolle Insel is a 1973 European TV miniseries production adapted from Jules Verne's novel L'Île mystérieuse. It was later...  more
  • 5


    Badiaga is a 1987 drama film, directed by Jean-Pierre Dikongué Pipa....  more
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    Sacred Places is a 2009 documentary film written and directed by Jean-Marie Téno....  more
  • 7


    Maimouna Hélène Diarra, Rasmané Ouedraogo


    Directed byOusmane Sembène

    Moolaadé is a 2004 film by the Senegalese writer and director Ousmane Sembène. It addresses the subject of female genital mutilation, a common practice in a number of African countries, from Egypt to...  more
  • 8

    Sango Malo

    Lucie Bekono, Daniel Bakang


    Directed byBassek Ba Kobhio

    Sango Malo is a 1990 film written and directed by Bassek Ba Kobhio....  more
  • 9

    The Price of Liberty

    Marthe Momha, Madeleine Ndoum


    Directed byJean-Pierre Dikongué Pipa

    Le Prix de la Liberté is a 1978 drama film directed by Jean-Pierre Dikongué Pipa....  more
  • 10

    Les Saignantes

    Essindi Mindja


    Directed byJean-Pierre Bekolo

    Les Saignantes is a 2005 futuristic, sci-fi, erotic thriller with a strong political sensibility. Two sexy young women win the favors of the corrupt political elite, but when one of these leaders...  more
  • 11

    Histoires drôles et drôles de gens

    Histoires Drôles et Drôles de Gens is a 1983 comedy film directed by Jean-Pierre Dikongué Pipa....  more
  • 12

    The Forest

    Eriq Ebouaney


    Directed byBassek Ba Kobhio, Didier Ouenagaré

  • 13

    The Cassava Metaphor

    Mata Gabin, Daniel Ndo


    Directed byLionel Meta

    The Cassava Metaphor is a 2010 film directed by Lionel Meta....  more
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    Sisters in Law: Stories from a Cameroon Court is a feature-length documentary film by Florence Ayisi and Kim Longinotto portraying aspects of women's lives and work in the judicial system in...  more
  • 15


    Clando is a 1996 drama film from Cameroon directed by Jean-Marie Teno. The film explores the experiences of a man who is arrested and tortured by a corrupt regime for printing anti government...  more
  • 16

    Love Born of Chopsticks

    Lei Jian Mei


    Directed byEmile-Aime Chah Yibain

    Love Born of Chopsticks is a 2011 short film directed by Emile-Aime Chah Yibain....
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    Chief! is a 1999 documentary film written and directed by Jean-Marie Téno....
  • 18

    Africa, I Will Fleece You

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    Les Oreilles

    Les Oreilles is a 2008 film....  more
  • 20

    A Trip to the Country

    A Trip to the Country is a 1999 documentary written and directed by Jean-Marie Téno....
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    Soka Afrika is a 2011 sports biographical documentary film directed by Suridh Hassan....  more
  • 22


    "Since the arrival of the Internet in the African republic of Cameroon, Internet cafés have mushroomed. In a country where nearly half the population lives under the poverty threshold, many young...  more
  • 23

    Koundi and the National Thursday

    Koundi and the National Thursday is a documentary film written and directed by Ariane Astrid Atodji....  more
  • 24

    Mambéty for Ever

    Mambéty For Ever is a 2008 documentary film....  more
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    Hommage is a 1985 short film directed by Jean-Marie Téno....