10 Best Kenyan Movies to Watch on Netflix (2022)

Netflix offers a one-stop shop for all your streaming needs. With a monthly subscription, you get access to tons of movies, TV shows, and even original Netflix content. Fortunately, in the last few years we have started to see local content available on the platform.

This offers a solid platform to showcase local production on the global stage and also gives Kenyans the opportunity to see their production in action.

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In this post, we will be looking at some of the Kenyan shows on Netflix that you can enjoy in 2022. It is worth noting that this list is purely subjective and not definitive. As such, we’d love to hear from you as well, so be sure to make recommendations in the comments section below.

Not exactly what you would call a movie, but this short parody featuring some of the film industry’s best young actors, Charlie Karumi and Foy Wambui, will leave you confused and cringing, which is easily #1 for me.

It follows the ordeal of a young man who experiences the longest morning of his life after discovering that his faithful Christian mother has been washing the clothes of his secret affair for one night.

Regards Daisy

Directed by Nick Mutuma, this 2020 film takes the viewer through the life of a teenage girl who struggles with betrayal in her friendship as she tries to figure out what the future holds for her.

It’s an emotional play that really shows the problems young people go through in a very understandable way.


Captain Nakara

Well, this one is 10 years old. It’s a comedy film about the life of an ex-con who struggles to reconnect with society by continuing his mischief and crimes.

He pretends to be a successful man and tries to marry the preacher’s daughter. All in all, a lighthearted film featuring the late Papa Shirandula.


This 2018 romantic comedy film features some of the most handsome actors in the industry today (subjective, of course), Nick Mutuma and Brenda Wyrimu as the lead characters.

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It takes viewers through the intricate dating scene in Nairobi while our actors go about their lives. Keith Chiari, Patricia Kihoro, Pierre Makena, Joyce Maina and many other Class A actors are also in this film.


Kenya and many other African countries rely heavily on tourism for their GDP. Therefore, wildlife and wildlife conservation is a very important topic in these countries.

Unfortunately, over the past few decades, the number of places has steadily increased, and this is the premise of this short film.

The film is about a conservationist and the dangers she puts herself in trying to complete her errands and do her job.

40 Stick is a 90-minute Kenyan-made film that premiered on November 20, 2021 on Netflix. This action-thriller tells the story of a criminal gang of four – Pablo (Robert Agengo), Biggie (Mwaura Bilal), Mustafa (Andreo Kamau). and Majuju (Xavier Iwaya).

The film, which climbed to number two on Netflix in Kenya in its first week, is particularly captivating for its use of slang/sheng with an unimaginable mix of English and Swahili.

that’s not all

In addition to Kenyan films, there is a pretty good catalog African movies and series in a special section of Netflix. Check it out if you need to roam on the weekend.

Overall, the African film industry is really growing and Hollywood films are not the only content available for consumption. Try one of them and who knows, you might like what you find.

We would also like to hear from you. What are some of your recommendations? Tell us in the comments section below.

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