Filming Location Matching "Dakar, Senegal" (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)



1. Atlantics (2019)

TV-14 | 104 min | Drama

7.1
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85 Metascore

In a popular suburb of Dakar, workers on the construction site of a futuristic tower, without pay for months, decide to leave the country by the ocean for a better future. Among them is Souleiman, the lover of Ada, promised to another.

Director: Mati Diop | Stars: Abdou Balde, Aminata Kane, Ibrahima Mbaye, Amadou Mbow

Votes: 570

2. The Guns of Navarone (1961)

TV-PG | 158 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

7.5
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A British team is sent to cross occupied Greek territory and destroy the massive German gun emplacement that commands a key sea channel.

Director: J. Lee Thompson | Stars: David Niven, Gregory Peck, Anthony Quinn, Anthony Quayle

Votes: 42,803 | Gross: $28.90M

3. The Amazing Race (2001– )

TV-PG | 60 min | Adventure, Family, Game-Show

7.6
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Multiple teams race around the globe for $1,000,000 to 'amazing' locations.

Stars: Phil Keoghan, Joyce Agu, Uchenna Agu, Jet McCoy

Votes: 12,913

4. The Last Adventure (1967)

M | 112 min | Adventure, Drama

7.2
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Two adventurers and best friends, Roland and Manu, are the victims of a practical joke that costs Manu his pilot's license. With seeming contrition, the jokesters tell Roland and Manu about... See full summary »

Director: Robert Enrico | Stars: Alain Delon, Lino Ventura, Joanna Shimkus, Serge Reggiani

Votes: 2,602

5. Black Girl (1966)

Not Rated | 65 min | Drama

7.4
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72 Metascore

A black girl from Senegal becomes a servant in France.

Director: Ousmane Sembene | Stars: Mbissine Thérèse Diop, Anne-Marie Jelinek, Robert Fontaine, Momar Nar Sene

Votes: 2,758

6. Fightworld (2018– )

40 min | Documentary

7.7
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Actor and martial artist Frank Grillo explores and experiences the diverse fighting techniques found in cultures around the world.

Stars: Frank Grillo, Buakaw Banchamek, Julio Cesar Chavez, Kru Dam

Votes: 525

7. City Life (1990)

251 min | Drama

8.2
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A kaleidoscopic panorama of the world. A visual anthology of twelve short stories by twelve innovative directors from all over the world.

Directors: Alejandro Agresti, Gábor Altorjay, José Luis Guerín, Clemens Klopfenstein, Tato Kotetishvili, William Mbaye Ousmane, Eagle Pennell, Dirk Rijneke, Mrinal Sen, Mildred Van Leeuwaarden, Krzysztof Kieslowski, Carlos Reichenbach, Béla Tarr

Votes: 1,985

8. Hyenas (1992)

Not Rated | 110 min | Comedy, Drama

7.4
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Dramaan is the most popular man in Colobane, but when a woman from his past, now exorbitantly wealthy, returns to the town, things begin to change.

Director: Djibril Diop Mambéty | Stars: Mansour Diouf, Ami Diakhate, Faly Gueye, Mamadou Mahourédia Gueye

Votes: 718 | Gross: $0.02M

9. Fidelio: Alice's Odyssey (2014)

97 min | Drama, Romance

6.4
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Thirty-year-old Alice's occupation is rather unusual for a woman : she works as an engineer on a freighter. She loves her job and does it competently but even in a greasy blue overall a ... See full summary »

Director: Lucie Borleteau | Stars: Ariane Labed, Melvil Poupaud, Anders Danielsen Lie, Pascal Tagnati

Votes: 686 | Gross: $0.00M

10. Paris Lockdown (2007)

Not Rated | 107 min | Crime, Thriller

5.6
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A Parisian criminal gang fall apart after challenges to the gang's leader lessen his influence.

Director: Frédéric Schoendoerffer | Stars: Benoît Magimel, Philippe Caubère, Béatrice Dalle, Olivier Marchal

Votes: 1,355

11. La pirogue (2012)

87 min | Drama

6.7
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74 Metascore

A group of African men leave Senegal in a pirogue captained by a local fisherman to undertake the treacherous crossing of the Atlantic to Spain where they believe better lives and prospects are waiting for them.

Director: Moussa Touré | Stars: Souleymane Seye Ndiaye, Laïty Fall, Malaminé 'Yalenguen' Dramé, Balla Diarra

Votes: 344

12. La piovra 6 - L'ultimo segreto (1992)

622 min | Crime, Drama

8.2
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In Episode 1, The Killing Attempt, police detective Davide Licata survives badly wounded, so much so that his personal and love life will be affected. In Episode 2, The Core, he is tempted ... See full summary »

Stars: Vittorio Mezzogiorno, Remo Girone, Ferruccio De Ceresa, Xavier Deluc

Votes: 408

13. Atlantiques (2009)

Not Rated | 16 min | Documentary, Short

6.3
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Directed by Mati Diop (35 rhums), Atlantiques recounts the odyssey of Senegalese friends who attempt a life-threatening boat crossing. Melancholic and mysterious, the film urgently and elegantly addresses the perils of illegal migration.

Director: Mati Diop | Stars: Alpha Diop, Cheikh M'Baye, Ouli Seck, Serigne Seck

Votes: 100

14. A Thousand Suns (2013)

45 min | Documentary

7.4
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Magaye Niang, the main actor of Senegalese film classic Touki Bouki (1973), is an average farmer today. After a screening of the film he recalls his first love, who left the country years ago.

Director: Mati Diop | Stars: Magaye Niang, Wasis Diop, Ben D. Beye, Issa Samb

Votes: 77

15. Sakho & Mangane (2019– )

52 min | Action, Mystery

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Two cops with very different methods, solving mysterious murder cases surrounded by black magic.

Stars: Issaka Sawadogo, Yann Gael, Christiane Dumont, Fatou-Elise Ba

16. Aujourd'hui (I) (2012)

86 min | Drama

6.5
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Satché is about to die. He decides to make his last day on this world the day of his life.

Director: Alain Gomis | Stars: Saul Williams, Djolof Mbengue, Anisia Uzeyman, Aïssa Maïga

Votes: 202

17. 500 Years Later (2005)

Not Rated | 106 min | Documentary

6.8
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Crime, drugs, HIV/AIDS, poor education, inferiority complex, low expectation, poverty, corruption, poor health, and underdevelopment plagues people of African descent globally - Why? 500 ... See full summary »

Director: Owen Alik Shahadah | Stars: Kolfi Adu, Sona Jobarteh, Hunter Adams III, Hakim Adi

Votes: 179

18. Motherland (2010)

123 min | Documentary

8.0
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Motherland is the most powerful documentary on Africa. Fusing history, culture, politics, and contemporary issues, Motherland sweeps across Africa to tell a new story of a dynamic continent... See full summary »

Director: Owen Alik Shahadah | Stars: Molefi Kete Asante, Amiri Baraka, Harry Belafonte, Tony Browder

Votes: 63

19. Président (2006)

97 min | Drama, Thriller

5.7
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Mathieu, a bright student, falls in love with Nahema, who happens to be the President of the Republic's daughter. The President, a loving but invading father, finally accepts him as his ... See full summary »

Director: Lionel Delplanque | Stars: Albert Dupontel, Jérémie Renier, Claude Rich, Mélanie Doutey

Votes: 519

20. Karmen Gei (2001)

86 min | Musical, Romance, Drama

6.1
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67 Metascore

Like every Carmen, Karmen Geï is about the conflict between infinite desire for freedom and the laws, conventions, languages, the human limitations which constrain that desire.

Director: Joseph Gaï Ramaka | Stars: Djeïnaba Diop Gaï, Magaye Niang, Stephanie Biddle, Thierno Ndiaye Doss

Votes: 211

21. Olympic Outposts (2018)

9 min | Sport

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Olympic Outposts is a global journey to explore the unexpected locations that have grown obsessed with sports traditionally dominated by other countries. It premiered online and will screen on NBC Sports in 2018.

Stars: Terron Beckham, Paul Bissonnette, Grayson Boucher, Callie Bundy

22. Wùlu (2016)

Not Rated | 95 min | Crime, Drama

6.7
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A young man begins trafficking cocaine and quickly becomes embroiled in the Malian drug ring.

Director: Daouda Coulibaly | Stars: Ibrahim Koma, Inna Modja, Quim Gutiérrez, Olivier Rabourdin

Votes: 290

23. City of Contrasts (1969)

22 min | Short

7.0
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A somewhat-humorous look at the city of Dakar, its people, architecture, politics, social behavior, and even the white French tourists, and especially the influence of France's culture and ... See full summary »

Director: Djibril Diop Mambéty

Votes: 89

24. Palanteer M'Bedd (2020)

Short, Comedy

Very new to the neighborhood, I am intrigued by the calm that reigns there. I never see my neighbours. Except for this young girl who lives across the street from me. A young girl I can't ... See full summary »

Director: Mamadou Diop | Stars: Amadou Chalys Leye, Aminata Sall, Kadia Sall

25. Under Fire: Journalists in Combat (2011)

Not Rated | 90 min | Documentary

7.5
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74 Metascore

Journalism in times of war has become an increasingly lethal and traumatic endeavor for the men and women who face constant threats to their lives and psyches. With the death toll ... See full summary »

Director: Martyn Burke | Stars: Jeremy Bowen, Chris Hedges, Tim Hetherington, Jon Steele

Votes: 76

26. L'afrance (2001)

90 min | Drama, Romance

6.9
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El Hadj is studying in Paris. He is one of the young Senegalese men who have come to Paris since the French colony became independent to get a good education so that he can serve his ... See full summary »

Director: Alain Gomis | Stars: Djolof Mbengue, Delphine Zingg, Samir Guesmi, Théophile Sowié

Votes: 132

27. Mama Bobo (2017)

17 min | Short

7.3
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Directors: Robin Andelfinger, Ibrahima Seydi

Votes: 7

28. The Code (II) (2018)

87 min | Documentary

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Director: Carles Caparrós | Stars: Baltasar Garzón, Reed Brody, William Bourdon, Naomi Roht-Arriaza

29. Le Grand Voyage (2015)

98 min | Documentary

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Director: Liliana Dias

30. Elevate (2011)

PG | 81 min | Documentary

7.0
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67 Metascore

From a basketball academy in Senegal, to the high-pressure world of American prep schools, the film documents the extraordinary personal journeys of four particularly tall West African Muslim teenage boys with NBA dreams.

Director: Anne Buford | Stars: Amadou Gallo Fall, Dethie

Votes: 124 | Gross: $0.00M

31. Cala naprzód (1967)

86 min | Adventure, Comedy

6.4
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Two friends from army meet in harbour. It begins raining. Both protect oneself before rain. Janek begins telling sea adventures. First tells about meeting with actress who proposes him part... See full summary »

Director: Stanislaw Lenartowicz | Stars: Zbigniew Cybulski, Teresa Tuszynska, Zdzislaw Maklakiewicz, Krzysztof Litwin

Votes: 45

32. Sega (2018)

Short

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Director: Idil Ibrahim | Star: Alassane Sy

Votes: 7

33. Toubab Bi (1991)

96 min

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Director: Moussa Touré | Stars: Makena Diop, Hélène Lapiower, Khalil Gueye, Cheikh Toure

Votes: 11

34. Walk All Night: A Drum Beat Journey (2016)

86 min | Documentary

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An idealistic social worker initiates an ambitious project to take a group of street musicians to West Africa. Fascinated by the sounds of bucket drummers she meets on Chicago's south side,... See full summary »

Directors: Kate Benzschawel, Mallory Sohmer | Stars: Atoumane Gueye, Medoune Yacine Gueye, D'Quan Jackson, LaVern Jackson

35. Little Light (2003)

15 min | Short, Drama

7.0
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Dakar, Senegal. Fatima is a little girl of eight years old. When she opens the refrigerator, she wonders if the light stays on when the door closes. She discovers that no. So, Fatima goes ... See full summary »

Director: Alain Gomis | Stars: Assy Fall, Djolof Mbengue, Thierno Ndiaye Doss, Awa Nbaye

Votes: 76

36. Wrestling in Dakar (2013 TV Movie)

Documentary, Action

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We follow the story of five young Senegalese men competing for the chance to become professional wrestlers.

Director: Edward Porembny

37. Estoy Acá (Mangui Fi) (2017)

77 min | Documentary

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Ababacar and Mbaye are two Senegalese immigrants who met in Buenos Aires years ago. The journey takes them in opposite paths and their friendship reveals itself as a mirror where they can see in the other a different version of themselves.

Directors: Juan Manuel Bramuglia, Esteban Tabacznik | Stars: Mbaye Seck, Ababacar Sow

38. Inside Out: Trey and Dave Go to Africa (2004 TV Movie)

44 min | Documentary

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American musicians Trey Anastasio of Phish and Dave Matthews of the Dave Matthews Band travel to Senegal to meet the legendary Senegalese Band Orchestra Baobab. On their journey, they ... See full summary »

Director: Jenna Rosher | Stars: Trey Anastasio, Dave Matthews

Votes: 12

39. Jackson Five in Africa (2009)

60 min | Documentary

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Motown's pop sensation group The Jackson Five visit Senegal, Africa in 1974.

Director: Mamadou Johnny Sekka | Stars: Robert Hooks, Marlon Jackson, Michael Jackson, Randy Jackson

40. Liebe, Luft und lauter Lügen (1959)

94 min | Comedy

6.6
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Director: Peter Beauvais | Stars: Eva Ingeborg Scholz, Gerhard Riedmann, Doris Kirchner, Fita Benkhoff

Votes: 7

41. Cuna Ancestral (2018– )

Documentary

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Stars: César Biojó, Nancy Murillo, Tito Murillo

42. Roamers - Searching for home in a digital world (2020)

Documentary | Post-production

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Director: Lena Leonhardt

43. Le mémoire (2013)

50 min | Drama

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Director: Matar Badiane

44. Juan Hombre (2011)

Short, Action, Biography

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Directors: Nacho Serapio, Jim-Box, J.D. Shapiro | Stars: Dayza Castillo, Darío Frías, Mike Galeck, Jesús Granda

45. Viens voir ma boutique (2003)

52 min | Documentary

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Director: Daisy Lamothe

46. Sound Tracks: Music Without Borders (2012)

57 min | Documentary

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This one-hour TV show includes stories about Scottish folk singer Julie Fowlis, Senegal's "voice of Africa" Youssou N'dour, and jazz star Wynton Marsalis, as well as a performance by an Icelandic band, Of Monsters and Men.

Director: Stephen Talbot | Stars: Alexis Bloom, Éamon Doorley, Julie Fowlis, Victor Goines

47. Dakar, un siècle (1950)

Documentary, Short

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Director: Philippe Este

48. Une fenêtre ouverte (2005)

52 min | Documentary

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Director: Khady Sylla

49. Shanghai'd in Senegal (1991 TV Movie)

Documentary

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Director: Liisa Akimof | Stars: Tanja Karpela, Eino Makunen, Wolfgang Weichs

50. Viaje al Senegal (2013)

Documentary, Short

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Directors: Oriol Corbella, Imanol Uribe


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