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Famous Movies From Zimbabwe

Updated June 14, 2019 32.8k views25 items

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?"

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    King Solomon's Mines is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Movies From Zimbabwe

    King Solomon's Mines

    Sharon Stone, Richard Chamberlain

    Released1985

    Directed byJ. Lee Thompson

    King Solomon's Mines is a 1985 action adventure film, the third of five film adaptations of... more on Wikipedia
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    A World Apart is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Movies From Zimbabwe

    A World Apart

    Tim Roth, Barbara Hershey

    Released1988

    Directed byChris Menges

    A World Apart is a 1988 anti-Apartheid drama, written by Shawn Slovo and directed by Chris... more on Wikipedia
  • 3
    Allan Quatermain and the Lost  is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Movies From Zimbabwe

    Allan Quatermain and the Lost City of Gold

    Sharon Stone, James Earl Jones

    Released1987

    Directed byGary Nelson

    Allan Quatermain and the Lost City of Gold is an adventure comedy film directed by Gary Nelson... more on Wikipedia

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  • 4
    Albino is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Movies From Zimbabwe

    Albino

    Christopher Lee, Sybil Danning

    Released1976

    Directed byJürgen Goslar

    Albino is a 1976 German thriller directed by Jürgen Goslar and starring Christopher Lee, James... more on Wikipedia
  • 5
    Comrade President is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Movies From Zimbabwe

    Comrade President

    Comrade President is a 2012 documentary film written and directed by Mosco Kamwendo.
  • 6
    The Legend of the Sky Kingdom is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Movies From Zimbabwe

    The Legend of the Sky Kingdom

    Lucian Msamati, Rodney Newman

    Released2003

    Directed byRoger Hawkins

    The Legend of the Sky Kingdom is a 2003 animated feature film from Zimbabwe - the country's... more on Wikipedia
  • 7
    Forbidden Fruit is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Movies From Zimbabwe
    Forbidden Fruit is a 2000 German/Zimbabwean short documentary film written and directed by Sue... more on Wikipedia
  • 8
    Music by Prudence is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Movies From Zimbabwe
    Music by Prudence is a 2010 short documentary film directed by Roger Ross Williams. It tells... more on Wikipedia
  • 9
    Neria is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Movies From Zimbabwe

    Neria

    Oliver "Tuku" Mtukudzi, Kubi Indi

    Released1993

    Directed byGodwin Mawuru

    Neria is a Zimbabwean film made in 1993, written by the novelist Tsitsi Dangarembga. It is... more on Wikipedia
  • 10
    Jit is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Movies From Zimbabwe

    Jit

    Jit is a Zimbabwean film made in 1990. It is directed by Michael Raeburn.
  • 11
    Everyone's Child is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Movies From Zimbabwe

    Everyone's Child

    Walter Muparutsa, Simon Shumba

    Released1996

    Directed byTsitsi Dangarembga

    Everyone's Child is a 1995 film directed by the author Tsitsi Dangarembga, who was the first... more on Wikipedia
  • 12
    Mama Africa is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Movies From Zimbabwe

    Mama Africa

    Cindy Sampson, Denise Newman

    Released2002

    Directed byFanta Régina Nacro, Ingrid Sinclair, Zulfah Otto Sallies

    Mama Africa is a 2002 film directed by Fanta Régina Nacro, Zulfah Otto Sallies, and Ingrid...
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    iThemba is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Movies From Zimbabwe

    iThemba

    iThemba is a feature-length documentary film shot in Zimbabwe, directed and produced by Elinor... more on Wikipedia
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    Suwi is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Movies From Zimbabwe

    Suwi

    Shantel Mwabi

    Released2010

    Directed byMusola Catherine Kaseketi

    Suwi is a 2010 drama film directed by Musola Catherine Kaseketi.
  • 15
    More Time is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Movies From Zimbabwe

    More Time

    More Time is a 1993 film directed by Isaac Mabhikwa.
  • 16
    Still Life is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Movies From Zimbabwe

    Still Life

    Still Life is a 1999 short film written and directed by Michael Hewitt.
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    Rwendo is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Movies From Zimbabwe

    Rwendo

    Rwendo is a 1993 film directed by Farai Sevenzo.
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    Shungu: The Resilience of a Pe is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Movies From Zimbabwe

    Shungu: The Resilience of a People

    Shungu: The Resilience of a People is a 2009 documentary film from Zimbabwe, written and...
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    Mangwana is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Movies From Zimbabwe

    Mangwana

    Mangwana is a 1997 short film directed by Manu Kurewa.
  • 20
    Kare Kare Zvako Mother's Day is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Movies From Zimbabwe

    Kare Kare Zvako Mother's Day

  • 21
    Yellow Card is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Movies From Zimbabwe

    Yellow Card

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    Robert Mugabe... What Happened is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Movies From Zimbabwe

    Robert Mugabe... What Happened?

    Robert Mugabe... What happened? is a 2011 documentary film written by Llewellyn the Last and...
  • 23
    Playing Warriors is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Movies From Zimbabwe

    Playing Warriors

    Playing Warriors is a 2011 romantic comedy film written and directed by Rumbi Katedza.
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    Punk in Africa is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Movies From Zimbabwe

    Punk in Africa

    Punk in Africa is a 2011 music historical documentary written and directed by Keith Jones and...
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    A Whisper To A Roar is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Movies From Zimbabwe
    A Whisper to a Roar is a 2012 American documentary film made by Ben Moses and inspired by the... more on Wikipedia
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