Best Movies of Isaach De Bankolé

White Material (2009)

Aggregate Rating: 152 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 81 | Earnings: $0.30M

Amidst turmoil and racial conflict in a Francophone African state, a white French woman fights for her coffee crop, her family and ultimately for her life.


Mother of George (2013)

Aggregate Rating: 141 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 77 | Earnings: $0.15M

Adenike and Ayodele, a Nigerian couple living in Brooklyn, are having trouble conceiving a child - a problem that defies cultural expectations and leads Adenike to make a shocking decision that could either save or destroy her family.


Otomo (1999)

Aggregate Rating: 125 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 60 | Earnings: null

The true story of Otomo, a black man seeking work and asylum in the German city of Stuttgart. However, all he finds is racism, police trouble and his final destiny.


Battle in Seattle (2007)

Aggregate Rating: 123 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 54 | Earnings: $0.22M

Activists arrive in Seattle, Washington en masse to protest a meeting of the World Trade Organization. Riots and chaos ensue as demonstrators successfully stop the WTO meetings.


Manderlay (2005)

Aggregate Rating: 122 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 46 | Earnings: $0.07M

A story of slavery, set in the southern U.S. in the 1930s.


The Limits of Control (2009)

Aggregate Rating: 106 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 41 | Earnings: $0.43M

The story of a mysterious loner, a stranger in the process of completing a criminal job.


From Other Worlds (2004)

Aggregate Rating: 106 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 43 | Earnings: null

A depressed Brooklyn housewife sleepwalks through her life until she is abducted by UFOs. Determined to solve the mystery of her otherworldly experiences, she embarks on a journey that ...


A Violent Man (2017)

Aggregate Rating: 80 | Imdb: 8 | Metascore: 0 | Earnings: null

A struggling mixed martial arts fighter finds himself in a fight for his life after his one night stand is found dead in her home.


Chocolat (1988)

Aggregate Rating: 74 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 0 | Earnings: $2.32M

A young French woman returns to the vast silence of West Africa to contemplate her childhood days in a colonial outpost in Cameroon. Her strongest memories are of the family's houseboy, ...


Casa de Lava (1994)

Aggregate Rating: 71 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 0 | Earnings: null

The film tells a story of Mariana, a nurse who leaves Lisbon to accompany an immigrant worker in a comatose sleep on his trip home to Cape Verde. The devoted Portuguese nurse took a journey only to find herself lost in abstract drama.


S'en fout la mort (1990)

Aggregate Rating: 69 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 0 | Earnings: null

Dah and Jocelyn come from Benin, Africa, to coach their rooster, "S'en fout la mort", for an illicit cock-fight in the basement of a restaurant.


I Am Slave (2010)

Aggregate Rating: 68 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 0 | Earnings: null

A thriller set in London's slave trade and centered on a woman's fight for freedom.


The Killing Zone (2003)

Aggregate Rating: 67 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 0 | Earnings: null

Killing Zone is the story of an affluent Harlem psychiatrist living an unexamined life until his adoptive father- a doctor who plucked him from a Nigerian refugee camp as a child - is ...


The Guitar (2008)

Aggregate Rating: 65 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 0 | Earnings: null

The life of a woman is transformed after she is diagnosed with a terminal disease, fired from her job and abandoned by her boyfriend. Given two months to live, she throws caution to the wind to pursue her dreams.


5up 2down (2006)

Aggregate Rating: 64 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 0 | Earnings: null

Struggling with drug addiction in modern-day New York City, an artist and his best friend complete a spiritual journey started 140 years earlier on the Underground Railroad.


Run (2014)

Aggregate Rating: 63 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 0 | Earnings: null

Run escapes... He just killed the Prime Minister of his country. In order to do so, he had to act as if he was a crazy man, wandering through the city. His life comes back by flashes ; his ...


The Keeper (1995)

Aggregate Rating: 61 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 0 | Earnings: null

Paul Lamont, a corrections officer and law student, leads a comfortable if culturally bankrupt, middle-class existence. Lamont's marriage is already in trouble when he bails out a ...


Where the Road Runs Out (2014)

Aggregate Rating: 61 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 0 | Earnings: null

George, a scientist living in Rotterdam is growing wary of the world of academia. The sudden death of an old friend is the incentive he needs to return to his African roots where he takes ...


Désordres (2012)

Aggregate Rating: 61 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 0 | Earnings: null

Vincent, Marie and their son have just moved from Paris into a farm near a small town in the south of France. He is a history and geography teacher, who looks forward to a quieter life, ...


Cherry (1999)

Aggregate Rating: 55 | Imdb: 5 | Metascore: 0 | Earnings: null

At age 19, a young woman is jilted at the altar. This leads to a declaration that she will swear off men forever. Now 10 years later, she suddenly decides she would like to have a child. ...



0
1
2