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1. Trader Horn (1931)

Passed | 122 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

Two white traders in the darkest Africa of the 1870s find a missionary's daughter, who was captured as a child by a savage tribe and now worshiped as a goddess.

Director: W.S. Van Dyke | Stars: Harry Carey, Edwina Booth, Duncan Renaldo, Mutia Omoolu

Votes: 825

2. King Solomon's Mines (1937)

Not Rated | 77 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

White hunter Allan Quartermain and his enigmatic guide help a young Irish woman locate her missing father in unexplored Darkest Africa.

Directors: Robert Stevenson, Geoffrey Barkas | Stars: Paul Robeson, Cedric Hardwicke, Roland Young, John Loder

Votes: 962

3. The Macomber Affair (1947)

Approved | 89 min | Adventure

Robert Wilson leads safaris on the Kenyan savanna. On this occasion, he takes Mr. and Mrs. Macomber out to hunt buffalo. The obnoxious ways of Margaret Macomber make the three of them get ... See full summary »

Director: Zoltan Korda | Stars: Gregory Peck, Joan Bennett, Robert Preston, Reginald Denny

Votes: 726

4. King Solomon's Mines (1950)

Passed | 103 min | Action, Adventure, Romance

Adventurer Allan Quartermain leads an expedition into uncharted African territory in an attempt to locate an explorer who went missing during his search for the fabled diamond mines of King Solomon.

Directors: Compton Bennett, Andrew Marton | Stars: Deborah Kerr, Stewart Granger, Richard Carlson, Hugo Haas

Votes: 5,274

5. Tarzan's Peril (1951)

Passed | 78 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

Escaped convicts are selling weapons to a warlike native tribe.

Director: Byron Haskin | Stars: Lex Barker, Virginia Huston, George Macready, Douglas Fowley

Votes: 446

6. Ivory Hunter (1951)

107 min | Drama, Adventure

A true story about an Englishman working as a game warden in Kenya who is disgusted by the ongoing destruction of African wildlife, and decides to create a national park to protect them. He... See full summary »

Director: Harry Watt | Stars: Anthony Steel, Dinah Sheridan, Harold Warrender, Meredith Edwards

Votes: 100

7. Bwana Devil (1952)

Not Rated | 79 min | Adventure

British railway workers in Kenya are becoming the favorite snack of two man-eating lions. Head engineer Bob Hayward becomes obsessed with trying to kill the beasts before they maul everyone on his crew.

Director: Arch Oboler | Stars: Robert Stack, Barbara Britton, Nigel Bruce, Ramsay Hill

Votes: 300

8. The Snows of Kilimanjaro (1952)

Approved | 114 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance

Writer Harry Street reflects on his life as he lies dying from an infection while on safari in the shadow of Mount Kilamanjaro.

Directors: Henry King, Roy Ward Baker | Stars: Gregory Peck, Susan Hayward, Ava Gardner, Hildegard Knef

Votes: 4,311 | Gross: $18.05M

9. White Witch Doctor (1953)

Passed | 96 min | Action, Adventure, Romance

In 1907, a nurse arrives in the Belgian Congo to work for a missionary doctor but meets a grumpy animal hunter who secretly plans to search for gold in the dangerous Bakuba tribal region.

Director: Henry Hathaway | Stars: Susan Hayward, Robert Mitchum, Walter Slezak, Mashood Ajala

Votes: 508

10. Mogambo (1953)

Approved | 116 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance

On a Kenyan safari, white hunter Victor Marswell has a love triangle with seductive American socialite Eloise Kelly and anthropologist Donald Nordley's cheating wife Linda.

Director: John Ford | Stars: Clark Gable, Grace Kelly, Ava Gardner, Donald Sinden

Votes: 6,903

11. The White Huntress (1954)

Not Rated | 80 min | Adventure

British settlers travel to Masai country in Kenya.

Director: George P. Breakston | Stars: Robert Urquhart, John Bentley, Susan Stephen, Alan Tarlton

Votes: 66

12. West of Zanzibar (1954)

Approved | 84 min | Adventure, Drama

The story of native tribesmen who move towards Mombasa, getting drawn info the world of ivory smuggling.

Director: Harry Watt | Stars: Anthony Steel, Sheila Sim, William Simons, Orlando Martins

Votes: 120

13. The Scarlet Spear (1954)

87 min | Adventure

In colonial Kenya, chief's son believes he must kill another tribe's chief in ancient ritual before he can claim father's throne; district officer and female reporter try to stop him before he breaks colonial law.

Directors: George P. Breakston, C. Ray Stahl | Stars: John Bentley, Martha Hyer, Morasi, G. Duncan Fletcher

Votes: 39

14. Safari (1956)

Approved | 90 min | Adventure

During the Mau Mau Uprising in British Kenya in the 1950s, settler-hunter Ken Duffield is a hired guide for a lion hunting party but he also hopes to find the Mau Mau rebel who killed his family.

Director: Terence Young | Stars: Victor Mature, Janet Leigh, John Justin, Roland Culver

Votes: 463

15. Beyond Mombasa (1956)

90 min | Action, Adventure, Mystery

An American travels to East Africa, where he tries to find out how his brother died.

Director: George Marshall | Stars: Cornel Wilde, Donna Reed, Leo Genn, Ron Randell

Votes: 237

16. Odongo (1956)

85 min | Adventure, Drama

In Kenya, a white trader of exotic animals is mentoring and caring for an African boy but is annoyed by his new female replacement veterinarian and must deal with a disgruntled former employee.

Director: John Gilling | Stars: Rhonda Fleming, Macdonald Carey, Juma, Eleanor Summerfield

Votes: 84

17. Tarzan's Fight for Life (1958)

Approved | 86 min | Action, Adventure

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. There are kidnappings, a race ... See full summary »

Director: H. Bruce Humberstone | Stars: Gordon Scott, Eve Brent, Rickie Sorensen, Jil Jarmyn

Votes: 405 | Gross: $1.57M

18. Elephant Gun (1958)

84 min | Adventure, Drama

Brothers compete for a woman's affection while danger lurks at every turn in an African wild game park.

Director: Ken Annakin | Stars: Belinda Lee, Michael Craig, Patrick McGoohan, Anna Gaylor

Votes: 112

19. The Roots of Heaven (1958)

Not Rated | 126 min | Adventure, Drama

In French Equatorial Africa, an idealist ecologist starts a campaign of public awareness to help save the African elephants from extinction.

Director: John Huston | Stars: Errol Flynn, Juliette Gréco, Trevor Howard, Eddie Albert

Votes: 780

20. Killers of Kilimanjaro (1959)

91 min | Adventure

In the 19th century,during the German colonial rule,railway engineer Robert Adamson arrives in the Kilimanjaro Region to finish building a railroad through hostile territory.

Director: Richard Thorpe | Stars: Robert Taylor, Anthony Newley, Anne Aubrey, Grégoire Aslan

Votes: 259

21. Watusi (1959)

Approved | 85 min | Adventure

Alan Quartermain's son comes to Africa to find the treasure his father was unable to bring home.

Director: Kurt Neumann | Stars: George Montgomery, Taina Elg, David Farrar, Rex Ingram

Votes: 261

22. Tarzan's Greatest Adventure (1959)

Approved | 88 min | Action, Adventure

Four British villains raid a settlement to obtain explosives for use in a diamond mine. In doing so they nearly destroy the settlement, so and Tarzan pursues them to their mine.

Director: John Guillermin | Stars: Gordon Scott, Anthony Quayle, Sara Shane, Niall MacGinnis

Votes: 1,055 | Gross: $2.18M

23. Tarzan the Magnificent (1960)

Approved | 82 min | Action, Adventure

Tarzan must escort his prisoner Coy Banton out of the jungle to the authorities. The boat is blown up by Coy's father and brothers. In addition to Coy Tarzan must now lead five more of the ... See full summary »

Director: Robert Day | Stars: Gordon Scott, Jock Mahoney, Betta St. John, John Carradine

Votes: 574

24. The Lion (1962)

Approved | 96 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

In Kenya, when young Tina befriends a lion and embraces local customs, her mother summons Tina's American father to help bring Tina back to civilization and give her a civilized upbringing.

Director: Jack Cardiff | Stars: William Holden, Trevor Howard, Capucine, Pamela Franklin

Votes: 490

25. Hatari! (1962)

Approved | 157 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

A group of men trap wild animals in Africa and sell them to zoos before the arrival of a female wildlife photographer threatens to change their ways.

Director: Howard Hawks | Stars: John Wayne, Elsa Martinelli, Hardy Krüger, Red Buttons

Votes: 10,831 | Gross: $14.00M

26. Drums of Africa (1963)

Approved | 92 min | Action, Adventure, Romance

David Moore is in East Africa to get to his employer's railway construction site. He's accompanied by the owner's son Brian and they've lined up Jack Cuortemayn, reputedly the best guide ... See full summary »

Director: James B. Clark | Stars: Frankie Avalon, Mariette Hartley, Lloyd Bochner, Torin Thatcher

Votes: 125

27. Rhino! (1964)

91 min | Action, Adventure

A zoologist working to save the endangered animals of Africa has problems with poachers and local tribesmen who don't understand his methods. But, with the help of the local district nurse,... See full summary »

Director: Ivan Tors | Stars: Harry Guardino, Shirley Eaton, Robert Culp, Harry Makela

Votes: 92

28. Mister Moses (1965)

115 min | Adventure

In 1960s Kenya, American snake-oil salesman and diamond smuggler Joe Moses is chased out of many villages and pursued by the authorities until fate entrusts him with helping a native tribe that believes he is a holy man.

Director: Ronald Neame | Stars: Robert Mitchum, Carroll Baker, Ian Bannen, Alexander Knox

Votes: 235

29. Born Free (1966)

PG | 95 min | Adventure, Drama, Family

The story of George and Joy Adamson and the orphaned lion cub, Elsa, they adopt.

Directors: James Hill, Tom McGowan | Stars: Virginia McKenna, Bill Travers, Geoffrey Keen, Peter Lukoye

Votes: 5,512

30. The Naked Prey (1965)

Approved | 96 min | Adventure, Drama, Thriller

During the 1800s, a safari guide, two elephant hunters and their crew run into trouble with the natives in the South African veld when they refuse to offer gifts to the tribesmen.

Director: Cornel Wilde | Stars: Cornel Wilde, Gert van den Bergh, Ken Gampu, Patrick Mynhardt

Votes: 4,614

31. The Last Safari (1967)

Not Rated | 110 min | Adventure

Miles Gilchrist is a big game hunter in Africa. He goes on a safari to shoot an elephant who killed his friend.

Director: Henry Hathaway | Stars: Kaz Garas, Stewart Granger, Gabriella Licudi, Johnny Sekka

Votes: 188

32. Africa: Texas Style (1967)

Approved | 109 min | Adventure, Western

An American cowboy is hired to work on a ranch in Africa, and winds up having to fight predators, the four and two-legged kinds.

Director: Andrew Marton | Stars: Hugh O'Brian, John Mills, Nigel Green, Tom Nardini

Votes: 179

33. Riusciranno i nostri eroi a ritrovare l'amico misteriosamente scomparso in Africa? (1968)

130 min | Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy

A pompous, adventure-seeking businessman journeys through Africa with a clumsy employee to find his own disappeared brother-in-law.

Director: Ettore Scola | Stars: Alberto Sordi, Bernard Blier, Alfredo Marchetti, Franca Bettoia

Votes: 693

34. The Syndicate (1968)

Not Rated | 63 min | Adventure

An alcoholic, his wife, a down and out American pilot and a young German form a prospecting team to search for uranium in Africa and find themselves plagued by sinister accidents.

Director: Frederic Goode | Stars: William Sylvester, June Ritchie, Robert Urquhart, Christian Doermer

Votes: 32

35. The Southern Star (1969)

M | 104 min | Adventure, Comedy, Crime

In 1912 West Africa, diamond tycoon Kramer hires penniless American fortune hunter Dan Rockland, who's posing as a geologist, but when a huge diamond is found, everyone wants to steal it.

Directors: Sidney Hayers, Orson Welles | Stars: George Segal, Ursula Andress, Orson Welles, Ian Hendry

Votes: 419

36. Lost in the Desert (1969)

G | 81 min | Adventure, Drama, Thriller

After a plane crash a young boy and his dog wander through the Kalahari desert.

Director: Jamie Uys | Stars: Wynand Uys, Jamie Uys, Lady Frolic of Belvedale, Wilhelm Esterhuizen

Votes: 341

37. An Elephant Called Slowly (1970)

G | 91 min | Comedy, Action, Adventure

Bill and Ginny are invited by a naturalist friend to take care of his home in Africa while he is away, and they find themselves adopted by three orphan elephants.

Director: James Hill | Stars: Virginia McKenna, Bill Travers, Vinay Inambar, Joab Collins

Votes: 109

38. Zambo, King of the Jungle (1972)

Not Rated | 94 min | Action, Adventure, Romance

ZAMBO is king of the jungle! Deep in the jungles of central Africa, a lone figure moves swiftly through the trees. Often heard, sometimes seen, but never forgotten, the legend of ZAMBO is ... See full summary »

Director: Bitto Albertini | Stars: Brad Harris, Gisela Hahn, Daniele Vargas, Raf Baldassarre

Votes: 70

39. Living Free (1972)

G | 90 min | Adventure, Drama, Family

When Elsa's three mischievous cubs begin wreaking havoc on the nearby villages, Joy and her husband are forced to move them hundreds of miles to a game preserve.

Director: Jack Couffer | Stars: Nigel Davenport, Susan Hampshire, Geoffrey Keen, Edward Judd

Votes: 505

40. Trader Horn (1973)

PG | 101 min | Adventure, Romance, War

During the First World War a Hunter and trader in Africa joins forces with a couple looking for a source of platinum try to survive while fleeing British soldiers, dealing with German slavers and troops, natives and cannibals.

Director: Reza Badiyi | Stars: Rod Taylor, Anne Heywood, Jean Sorel, Don Knight

Votes: 104

41. Escape from Angola (1976)

G | 95 min | Adventure

A farmer and his friends must flee from Angolan rebels escaping through the savage jungle.

Director: Leslie H. Martinson | Stars: Stan Brock, Anne Collings, Steven Tors, Peter Tors

Votes: 59

42. Safari Express (1976)

Not Rated | 93 min | Action, Comedy

John and Howard work in a company named Safari Express booking tourists on safaris. Their lives are turned upside down when they encounter a beautiful blonde wandering in the jungle who ... See full summary »

Director: Duccio Tessari | Stars: Giuliano Gemma, Ursula Andress, Jack Palance, Enzo Bottesini

Votes: 176

43. Africa Express (1975)

98 min | Adventure

A goods trader in southern Africa aids a mysterious nun escape the clutches of a dangerous ivory and animal trafficker.

Director: Michele Lupo | Stars: Giuliano Gemma, Ursula Andress, Jack Palance, Giuseppe Maffioli

Votes: 283

44. Shout at the Devil (1976)

PG | 150 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

During World War I, a British aristocrat, an American entrepreneur, and the latter's attractive young daughter, set out to destroy a German battlecruiser, which is awaiting repairs in an inlet just off Zanzibar.

Director: Peter R. Hunt | Stars: Lee Marvin, Roger Moore, Barbara Parkins, Ian Holm

Votes: 2,327

45. Rogue Lion (1972)

Not Rated | 95 min | Adventure

In South Africa a new young ranger is transferred to a troubled game reserve. He struggles to be accepted by, and help, his boss, fending off poachers and intruding natives, and gets ... See full summary »

Director: Sven Persson | Stars: Brian O'Shaughnessy, Bruce Millar, Victor Melleney, Lynne Hooper

Votes: 6

46. Knock-Out Cop (1978)

115 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

Commissary Rizzo in Napoli gets a message from a policeman from South Africa who wants to meet him. Immediatlz before this meeting the south African policeman is killed. Dying he shows ... See full summary »

Director: Steno | Stars: Bud Spencer, Enzo Cannavale, Werner Pochath, Joe Stewardson

Votes: 2,799

47. The Last Giraffe (1979 TV Movie)

120 min | Drama

An American wildlife photgrapher and her husband, a safari guide in Kenya, set out to save an endangered giraffe after its mother had been killed by poachers.

Director: Jack Couffer | Stars: Susan Anspach, Simon Ward, Gordon Jackson, Don Warrington

Votes: 29

48. I'm for the Hippopotamus (1979)

108 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

In Africa, 2 expat "brothers" are usually at each other's throats but now have a common enemy. Ormond's men are shooting or catching much of the wildlife for export as well as forcing the locals off their land. Lots of fun fights follow.

Director: Italo Zingarelli | Stars: Terence Hill, Bud Spencer, Joe Bugner, May Dlamini

Votes: 7,105

49. Savage Harvest (1981)

PG | 87 min | Adventure, Horror, Thriller