Most Popular "Apartheid" Titles
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1. Into the Wild (2007)
R | 148 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama
After graduating from Emory University, top student and athlete Christopher McCandless abandons his possessions, gives his entire $24,000 savings account to charity and hitchhikes to Alaska to live in the wilderness. Along the way, Christopher encounters a series of characters that shape his life.
Votes: 475,914 | Gross: $18.35M
2. District 9 (2009)
R | 112 min | Sci-Fi, Thriller
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.
Votes: 569,776 | Gross: $115.65M
3. Blood Diamond (2006)
R | 143 min | Adventure, Drama, Thriller
A fisherman, a smuggler, and a syndicate of businessmen match wits over the possession of a priceless diamond.
Votes: 432,741 | Gross: $57.37M
4. The Butler (I) (2013)
PG-13 | 132 min | Biography, Drama
As Cecil Gaines serves eight presidents during his tenure as a butler at the White House, the civil rights movement, Vietnam, and other major events affect this man's life, family, and American society.
Votes: 95,452 | Gross: $116.63M
5. Invictus (2009)
PG-13 | 134 min | Biography, Drama, History
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.
Votes: 133,054 | Gross: $37.49M
6. Searching for Sugar Man (2012)
PG-13 | 86 min | Documentary, Biography, Music
Two South Africans set out to discover what happened to their unlikely musical hero, the mysterious 1970s rock n roller, Rodriguez.
Votes: 53,901 | Gross: $3.97M
8. Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom (2013)
PG-13 | 141 min | Biography, Drama, History
A chronicle of Nelson Mandela's life journey from his childhood in a rural village through to his inauguration as the first democratically elected president of South Africa.
Votes: 23,210 | Gross: $8.32M
10. Zulu (2013)
R | 110 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
Policemen Ali Sokhela and Brian Epkeen investigate the brutal murder of a young white woman, apparently provoked by the availability of a new illegal drug and somehow connected to the disappearance of black street children.
11. The Bang Bang Club (2010)
R | 106 min | Biography, Drama, History
A drama based on the true-life experiences of four combat photographers capturing the final days of apartheid in South Africa.
12. The Power of One (1992)
PG-13 | 127 min | Drama
An English boy, living in Africa during World War II, through his boxing prowess, becomes a symbol of hope, in a time of war.
Votes: 7,982 | Gross: $2.83M
14. Cry Freedom (1987)
PG | 157 min | Biography, Drama, History
South African journalist Donald Woods is forced to flee the country, after attempting to investigate the death in custody of his friend, the black activist Steve Biko.
Votes: 10,744 | Gross: $5.90M
15. The Color of Friendship (2000 TV Movie)
TV-G | 87 min | Biography, Drama, Family
A white South African girl finds herself in a difficult situation when she is sent to spend a term with a black family in America.
16. A Dry White Season (1989)
R | 97 min | Drama, Thriller
Ben du Toit is a schoolteacher who always has considered himself a man of caring and justice, at least on the individual level. When his gardener's son is brutally beaten up by the police ... See full summary »
Votes: 3,905 | Gross: $3.77M
17. Yol (1982)
PG | 114 min | Drama, Romance
A harsh portrait of Turkey, its people and its authorities, shown through the stories of five prisoners given a week's home leave, and the problems they encounter in adjusting to the world ... See full summary »
19. The Color of Freedom (2007)
R | 118 min | Biography, Drama, History
GOODBYE BAFANA is the true story of a white South African racist whose life was profoundly altered by the black prisoner he guarded for twenty years. The prisoner's name was Nelson Mandela.
20. Gold (1974)
PG | 120 min | Adventure, Thriller
Rod Slater is the newly appointed general manager of the Sonderditch gold mine, but he stumbles across an ingenious plot to flood the mine, by drilling into an underground lake, so the ... See full summary »
22. Cry, the Beloved Country (1995)
PG-13 | 106 min | Drama, Thriller
A South African preacher goes to search for his wayward son, who has committed a crime in the big city.
Votes: 1,521 | Gross: $0.68M
23. Dangerous Ground (1997)
R | 95 min | Action, Crime, Drama
Vusi Madlazi returns to the South African village he left as a young boy (he was organizing against apartheid, and left in fear of his life) to bury his father. He meets up with his brother... See full summary »
Votes: 1,690 | Gross: $5.08M
24. In My Country (2004)
R | 105 min | Drama, Romance
Langston Whitfield is a Washington Post journalist. His editor provocatively sends him to South Africa to cover the Truth and Reconciliation Commission hearings, in which the perpetrators ... See full summary »
Votes: 2,296 | Gross: $0.16M
25. C.S.A.: The Confederate States of America (2004)
Unrated | 89 min | Comedy, Drama, War
Through the eyes of a British "documentary", this film takes a satirically humorous, and sometimes frightening, look at the history of an America where the South won the Civil War.
Votes: 4,351 | Gross: $0.67M
27. Red Dust (2004)
R | 110 min | Drama
Police officer Dirk Hendricks (Bartlett) files an amnesty application for Alex Mpondo (Ejiofor), a member of the South African Parliament who can't remember the torture he once endured as a captive political activist. South African-born attorney Sarah Barcant (Swank), meanwhile, returns to her homeland to represent Mpondo, as well as Steve Sizela, Mpondo's friend who was arrested along with him ... See full summary »
28. The Occupation of the American Mind (2016 Video)
82 min | Documentary
Israel's ongoing military occupation of Palestinian territory and repeated invasions of the Gaza strip have triggered a fierce backlash against Israeli policies virtually everywhere in the ... See full summary »
29. A World Apart (1988)
PG | 113 min | Drama
A White enclave in Johannesburg, South Africa, in the 1960s. Molly Roth, 13 years old, is the daughter of leftist parents, and she must piece together what's happening around her when her ... See full summary »
Votes: 1,247 | Gross: $2.33M
30. Steal This Movie (2000)
R | 107 min | Biography, Drama, Romance
Five years after Yippie founder Abbie Hoffman goes underground to avoid a drug-related prison sentence, he contacts a reporter to get out the story of the FBI's covert spying, harassment ... See full summary »
Votes: 2,091 | Gross: $0.08M
31. Catch a Fire (2006)
PG-13 | 101 min | Biography, Drama, History
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.
Votes: 9,563 | Gross: $4.29M
34. Mandela (1996)
118 min | Documentary, Biography, History
Follows Nelson Mandela, from his early protests against racial discrimination, to his election as South Africa's first Democratically elected leader.
35. Bopha! (1993)
PG-13 | 120 min | Drama
In this story of a black policeman during South African apartheid, Danny Glover plays the cop, who believes he's trying to help his people, even while serving as a pawn of the racist ... See full summary »
Votes: 729 | Gross: $0.21M
36. Mandela and de Klerk (1997 TV Movie)
PG-13 | 114 min | Drama
On June 12, 1964, Nelson Mandela, along with a number of political detainees, was sentenced to life imprisonment in what remains the most sensational treason trial in the history of South ... See full summary »
38. After the Rain (1999)
R | 103 min | Drama, Romance
Steph, an Afrikaner, struggles with his past and heritage in the new South Africa. When his girlfriend befriends a black South African man called Vusisizwe trouble brews.
39. Sing Your Song (2011)
Not Rated | 103 min | Documentary, Biography, Music
Most people know the lasting legacy of Harry Belafonte, the entertainer. This film unearths his significant contribution to and his leadership in the civil rights movement in America and to social justice globally.
Votes: 390 | Gross: $0.05M
41. Long Night's Journey Into Day (2000)
Not Rated | 94 min | Documentary
This documentary tells four stories of Apartheid in South Africa, as seen through the eyes of the Truth and Reconciliation commission. White soldiers who have killed ANC activists, black ... See full summary »
Votes: 205 | Gross: $0.01M
44. Mandela (1987 TV Movie)
135 min | Drama
Nelson Mandela (1918-2013) become South Africa's first Black President, and was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for his leadership in negotiating a bloodless revolution in that country.
45. Amandla! A Revolution in Four Part Harmony (2002)
PG-13 | 108 min | Documentary, History, Music
Interviews, archival footage, and filmed performances highlight the role of music in the South African struggle against apartheid.
Votes: 526 | Gross: $0.40M
46. The March (1990)
100 min | Drama
A group of several thousand Africans migrate westward across northern Africa and sail across the Strait of Gibraltar to Europe. Their message is: "We are poor because you are rich."
48. Mapantsula (1988)
100 min | Crime, Drama
Mapantsula tells the story of Panic, a petty gangster who inevitably becomes caught up in the growing anti-apartheid struggle and has to choose between individual gain and a united stand ... See full summary »
49. Paul Simon, Graceland: The African Concert (1987 TV Movie)
90 min | Documentary, Music
A concert given in Zimbabwe, Africa, by singer Paul Simon, featuring such South African musicians as Miriam Makeba and Hugh Masakela.