Most Popular Zulu-Language Feature Films
The Lion King
Tricked into thinking he killed his father, a guilt ridden lion cub flees into exile and abandons his identity as the future King. 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 (Chweneyagae). Dir: Gavin Hood With: Presley Chweneyagae, Mothusi Magano, Israel Makoe Crime | Drama 94 mins.
Beat the Drum
Young Musa is orphaned after a mysterious illness strikes his village in KwaZulu Natal. To help his grandmother... Dir: David Hickson With: Junior Singo, Owen Sejake, Mary Twala Drama 114 mins.
Based on the true story of a black girl who was born to two white Afrikaner parents in South Africa during the apartheid era. Dir: Anthony Fabian With: Sophie Okonedo, Sam Neill, Alice Krige Biography | Drama 107 mins.
Faith Like Potatoes
Frank Rautenbach leads a strong cast as Angus Buchan, a Zambian farmer of Scottish heritage, who leaves... Dir: Regardt van den Bergh With: Frank Rautenbach, Jeanne Neilson, Hamilton Dlamini Drama 97 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.