I Dreamed of Africa poster

DVD & Blu-ray Release Date

DVD: I Dreamed of Africa DVD release date is set for August 29, 2000. Dates do change so check back often as the release approaches.

Blu-ray: I Dreamed of Africa Blu-ray will be available the same day as the DVD. Blu-ray and DVD releases are typically released around 12-16 weeks after the theatrical premiere.

Digital: I Dreamed of Africa digital release from Amazon Video and iTunes will be available 1-2 weeks before the Blu-ray, DVD, and 4K releases. The estimate release date is August 2000. We will update this page with more details as they become available. The movie has been out for around since its theatrical release.

I Dreamed of Africa stars Kim Basinger, Vincent Perez, Liam Aiken, Garrett Strommen, Eva Marie Saint. View everything you need to know about the movie below.



IMDb Rating




Theater Date

May 5, 2000


Kuki is a divorced Italian socialite. After being involved in a car crash, she completely changes her life. She marries a man she doesn’t know well, Paulo, and moves with him and her young son to Kenya where they intend to start a cattle ranch. While there, Kuki faces challenges that are both physical and emotional. Paulo’s adventurous spirit leads him to seek danger and hunt and fish with his friends. During his pursuits he leaves Kuki alone for days at a time to face harsh weather, predatory animals, and dangerous poachers while developing a relationship with a neighboring tribe.

PG-13 Rating

I Dreamed of Africa DVD/Blu-ray is rated PG-13. Parents are urged to be cautious. Some material may be inappropriate for pre-teenagers (under 13).


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The movie currently has a 5.2 out of 10 IMDb rating and 33 Metascore on Metacritic. We will continue to add and update review scores.



Box Office

$6.5 million


Adventure, Drama, Romance



Theatrical Release Date: May 5, 2000
DVD & Blu-ray Release Date: August 29, 2000
Age Rating: PG-13
Runtime: 114 minutes
Budget: $50,000,000
Box Office: $6.5 million
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Romance
Language: English