Famous Movies From Zimbabwe

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

List includes King Solomon's Mines, A World Apart and more. This list answers the question, "What movies were shot in Zimbabwe?"

  • Ever in search of adventure, explorer Allan Quatermain (Richard Chamberlain) agrees to join the beautiful Jesse Huston (Sharon Stone) on a mission to locate her archaeologist father, who has been ...more
  • Molly (Jodhi May), a white teenage girl living in Johannesburg during the 1960s, finds her life turned upside down when her leftist parents become targets of the pro-apartheid South African ...more
  • An explorer (Richard Chamberlain), his archaeologist girlfriend (Sharon Stone) and a Zulu warrior (James Earl Jones) find a jungle city.
  • Albino is a 1976 German thriller directed by Jürgen Goslar and starring Christopher Lee, James Faulkner and Sybil Danning filmed on location during the Rhodesian Bush War. The film is based on the ...more
  • Comrade President is a 2012 documentary film written and directed by Mosco Kamwendo.
  • The Legend of the Sky Kingdom is a 2003 animated feature film from Zimbabwe - the country's and Africa's first. It was based on a children's book of the same name by Phil Cunningham, who was also the ...more
  • Forbidden Fruit is a 2000 German/Zimbabwean short documentary film written and directed by Sue Maluwa-Bruce. Filmed in Zimbabwe, the film depicts the romantic relationship between two women, and the ...more
  • Music by Prudence is a 2010 short documentary film directed by Roger Ross Williams. It tells the uplifting story of the now 24-year-old Zimbabwean singer-songwriter Prudence Mabhena, and follows her ...more
  • Neria is a Zimbabwean film made in 1993, written by the novelist Tsitsi Dangarembga. It is directed by Goodwin Mawuru and the screenplay was written by Louise Riber. It is the highest grossing film ...more
  • Jit is a Zimbabwean film made in 1990. It is directed by Michael Raeburn.
  • Everyone's Child is a 1995 film directed by the author Tsitsi Dangarembga, who was the first black Zimbabwean woman to direct a feature film. Focusing on the growing problem of children living in ...more
  • Mama Africa is a 2002 film directed by Fanta Régina Nacro, Zulfah Otto Sallies, and Ingrid Sinclair.
  • iThemba is a feature-length documentary film shot in Zimbabwe, directed and produced by Elinor Burkett and produced by Errol Webber, who also shot and edited the film. It premiered at the ...more
  • Suwi is a 2010 drama film directed by Musola Catherine Kaseketi.
  • More Time is a 1993 film directed by Isaac Mabhikwa.
  • Still Life is a 1999 short film written and directed by Michael Hewitt.
  • Rwendo is a 1993 film directed by Farai Sevenzo.
  • Shungu: The Resilience of a People is a 2009 documentary film from Zimbabwe, written and directed by Saki Mafundikwa.
  • Mangwana is a 1997 short film directed by Manu Kurewa.
  • Robert Mugabe... What happened? is a 2011 documentary film written by Llewellyn the Last and Ingrid Sinclair, and directed by Simon Bright.
  • Playing Warriors is a 2011 romantic comedy film written and directed by Rumbi Katedza.
  • Punk in Africa is a 2011 music historical documentary written and directed by Keith Jones and Deon Maas.
  • A Whisper to a Roar is a 2012 American documentary film made by Ben Moses and inspired by the work of Larry Diamond. The film chronicles the fight for democracy in Egypt, Malaysia, Ukraine, ...more