Most Popular Zulu-Language Feature Films
The Lion King
Lion cub and future king Simba searches for his identity. His eagerness to please others and penchant for testing his boundaries sometimes gets him into trouble. Dir: Roger Allers, Rob Minkoff With: Matthew Broderick, Jeremy Irons, James Earl Jones Animation | Adventure | Drama | Family | Musical 89 mins.
An extraterrestrial race forced to live in slum-like conditions on Earth suddenly finds a kindred spirit in a government agent who is exposed to their biotechnology. Dir: Neill Blomkamp With: Sharlto Copley, David James, Jason Cope Action | Sci-Fi | Thriller 112 mins.
Nelson Mandela, in his first term as the South African President, initiates a unique venture to unite the apartheid-torn land: enlist the national rugby team on a mission to win the 1995 Rugby World Cup. Dir: Clint Eastwood With: Morgan Freeman, Matt Damon, Tony Kgoroge Biography | Drama | History | Sport 134 mins.
Outnumbered British soldiers do battle with Zulu warriors at Rorke's Drift. Dir: Cy Endfield With: Stanley Baker, Jack Hawkins, Ulla Jacobsson Drama | History | War 138 mins.
The Bang Bang Club
A drama based on the true-life experiences of four combat photographers capturing the final days of apartheid in South Africa. Dir: Steven Silver With: Ryan Phillippe, Malin Akerman, Taylor Kitsch Drama 106 mins.
Six days in the violent life of a young Johannesburg gang leader. Dir: Gavin Hood With: Presley Chweneyagae, Mothusi Magano, Israel Makoe Crime | Drama 94 mins.
A dramatization of the Battle of Isandlwana, where the British Army met its match against the Zulu nation. Dir: Douglas Hickox With: Burt Lancaster, Simon Ward, Denholm Elliott Adventure | Drama | History | War 113 mins.
Catch a Fire
A drama about terrorism in Apartheid-era South Africa, revolving around a policeman and a young man who carries out solo attacks against the regime. Dir: Phillip Noyce With: Derek Luke, Tim Robbins, Bonnie Henna Biography | Drama | History 101 mins.
Dir: Darrell Roodt With: Whoopi Goldberg, Leleti Khumalo, Miriam Makeba Drama | Musical 117 mins.
After having an affair with a student, a Cape Town professor moves to the Eastern Cape, where he gets caught up in a mess of post-apartheid politics. Dir: Steve Jacobs With: John Malkovich, Natalie Becker, Jessica Haines Drama 119 mins.