Here are the top 10 most popular Amharic Drama feature films:

1. Difret (2014)

Unrated | 99 min | Biography, Crime, Amharic Drama, Votes: 986

A young lawyer travels to an Ethiopian village to represent Hirut, a 14-year-old girl who shot her would-be husband as he and others were practicing one of the nation's oldest traditions: abduction into marriage.

Director: Zeresenay Mehari | Stars: Meron Getnet, Tizita Hagere, Abel Abebe, Shitaye Abraha

2. Crumbs (2015)

Not Rated | 68 min | Adventure, Fantasy, Mystery Votes: 348

Our figurine sized supermen hero embarks on an epic surreal journey that will take him across the Ethiopian post apocalyptic landscape in search of a way to get on the hovering spacecraft that for years has become a landmark in the skies.

Director: Miguel Llansó | Stars: Daniel Tadesse, Quino Piñero, Selam Tesfayie, Mengistu Berhanu

3. Lamb (2015)

94 min | Amharic Drama, Family, Votes: 401

When an Ethiopian boy moves in with distant relatives he takes his pet sheep with him but the upcoming holidays

spell danger for his beloved friend.

Director: Yared Zeleke | Stars: Rediat Amare, Kidist Siyum, Welela Assefa, Rahel Teshome

4. Teza (2008)

Not Rated | 140 min | Amharic Drama, Votes: 425

The Ethiopian intellectual Anberber returns to his native country during the repressive totalitarian regime of Haile Mariam Mengistu and the recognition of his own displacement and powerlessness at the dissolution of his people's humanity and social values. After several years spent studying medicine in Germany, he finds the country of his youth replaced by turmoil. His dream of using his craft to improve the health of Ethiopians is squashed by a military junta that uses scientists for its own political ends. Seeking the comfort of his countryside home, Anberber finds no refuge from violence. The solace that the memories of his youth provide is quickly replaced by the competing forces of military and rebelling factions. Anberber needs to decide whether he wants to bear the strain or piece together a life from the fragments that lie around him.

Director: Haile Gerima | Stars: Aaron Arefe, Abiye Tedla, Takelech Beyene, Teje Tesfahun

5. Red Leaves (2014)

82 min | Amharic Drama, Votes: 26

An Ethiopian immigrant, sets out on a journey through his children's homes after losing his wife. Coming to know some of life's harsh new realities, he tries to survive in his own way.

Director: Bazi Gete | Stars: Ruti Asarsai, Meir Deseh, Debebe Eshetu, David Getahun

6. Price of Love (2015)

99 min | Amharic Drama, Votes: 26

A young Addis Ababa taxi driver gets caught up in the dark side of love, causing his taxi to be stolen. He finds himself stuck in a relationship with a prostitute, making him confront his past and discover what is the price of love.

Director: Hermon Hailay | Stars: Fereweni Gebregergs, Kassahun Getatchew, Dawit Gulilat, Eskindir Tameru

7. 13 Months of Sunshine (2007)

Not Rated | 98 min | Amharic Drama, Romance, Votes: 27

A drama about two Ethiopians who enter a marriage of convenience and struggle to maintain traditional values as they strive toward their dreams.

Director: Yehdego Abeselom | Stars: Sammy Amare, Tsion Fikreselassie, Salem Dawit, Aaron Arefe

8. Triangle (I) (2012)

Amharic Drama, Votes: 9

A film that will span three continents and deal with the issue of illegal immigration to America.

Director: Theodros Teshome | Stars: Kristos Andrews, Mahder Assefa, Abebe Balcha, Isabella Rain Barbieri

9. Journey to Lasta (2004)

Not Rated | 125 min | Music, Comedy, Amharic Drama, Votes: 23

A hip urban reggae film about music, passion, love and devotion! Tsegaye is a driven mucician who leaves his wife and children in California, to search for a long lost childhood friend, Kirubel.

Director: Wondwossen D. Dikran | Stars: Tsegaye B. Selassie, Jessica Beshir, Scott F. Evans, Ras Michael

10. Adera (2009)

Not Rated | 107 min | Amharic Drama, Votes: 9

The story of an Ethiopian woman's plight in South Africa as she struggles to earn enough money to support and return to her children in Ethiopia.

Director: Nega Tariku | Stars: Mikael Balcha, Tigist Kidane Gebre Hiwo, Alemayo Kefle, Zelalem Mekonnen

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