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1. Money Monster (2016)

R | 98 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

6.6
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55 Metascore

Financial TV host Lee Gates and his producer Patty are put in an extreme situation when an irate investor takes over their studio.

Director: Jodie Foster | Stars: George Clooney, Julia Roberts, Jack O'Connell, Dominic West

Votes: 31,718 | Gross: $41.01M

2. Chappie (2015)

R | 120 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.9
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41 Metascore

In the near future, crime is patrolled by a mechanized police force. When one police droid, Chappie, is stolen and given new programming, he becomes the first robot with the ability to think and feel for himself.

Director: Neill Blomkamp | Stars: Sharlto Copley, Dev Patel, Hugh Jackman, Sigourney Weaver

Votes: 174,079 | Gross: $31.57M

3. District 9 (2009)

R | 112 min | Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller

8.0
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81 Metascore

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.

Director: Neill Blomkamp | Stars: Sharlto Copley, David James, Jason Cope, Nathalie Boltt

Votes: 533,295 | Gross: $115.65M

4. The Bucket List (2007)

PG-13 | 97 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama

7.4
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42 Metascore

Two terminally ill men escape from a cancer ward and head off on a road trip with a wish list of to-dos before they die.

Director: Rob Reiner | Stars: Jack Nicholson, Morgan Freeman, Sean Hayes, Beverly Todd

Votes: 185,406 | Gross: $93.45M

5. Invictus (2009)

PG-13 | 134 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.4
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74 Metascore

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.

Director: Clint Eastwood | Stars: Morgan Freeman, Matt Damon, Tony Kgoroge, Patrick Mofokeng

Votes: 124,680 | Gross: $37.48M

6. The Interpreter (2005)

PG-13 | 128 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller

6.4
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62 Metascore

Political intrigue and deception unfold inside the United Nations, where a U.S. Secret Service agent is assigned to investigate an interpreter who overhears an assassination plot.

Director: Sydney Pollack | Stars: Nicole Kidman, Sean Penn, Catherine Keener, Jesper Christensen

Votes: 86,285 | Gross: $72.52M

7. Who Am I? (1998)

PG-13 | 108 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

6.8
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A secret agent loses his memory after falling from a crashing helicopter. He is then chased by a number of other agency operatives, but he has no idea why.

Directors: Benny Chan, Jackie Chan | Stars: Jackie Chan, Michelle Ferre, Mirai Yamamoto, Ron Smerczak

Votes: 27,896

8. Tsotsi (2005)

R | 94 min | Crime, Drama

7.3
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70 Metascore

Six days in the violent life of a young Johannesburg gang leader.

Director: Gavin Hood | Stars: Presley Chweneyagae, Mothusi Magano, Israel Makoe, Terry Pheto

Votes: 25,107 | Gross: $2.91M

9. Seal Team Eight: Behind Enemy Lines (2014)

R | 98 min | Action, Drama, War

4.5
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Tom Sizemore stars in the most explosive Behind Enemy Lines yet! Seal Team 8 must fight their way through the Congo to defuse one of the greatest threats the world has ever known.

Director: Roel Reiné | Stars: Tom Sizemore, Lex Shrapnel, Anthony Oseyemi, Michael Everson

Votes: 2,351

10. Lola (1961)

Not Rated | 90 min | Drama, Romance

7.6
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73 Metascore

Roland Cassard is a young man with no job and seemingly no prospects. By chance, he runs into his former girlfriend, Cecile who works as a dancer at a cabaret under the stage name Lola. She... See full summary »

Director: Jacques Demy | Stars: Anouk Aimée, Marc Michel, Jacques Harden, Alan Scott

Votes: 3,280

11. Ebola Syndrome (1996)

Not Rated | 98 min | Comedy, Crime, Horror

6.5
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A restaurant employee wanted for murder contracts Ebola by raping a woman in South Africa and starts an outbreak there and in Hong Kong when he returns home.

Director: Herman Yau | Stars: Anthony Chau-Sang Wong, Yeung-Ming Wan, Fui-On Shing, Tsui-Ling Wong

Votes: 2,660

12. Getroud met rugby (2009– )

Drama, Romance, Sport

6.7
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Stars: David Dukas, Marielise van Rooyen, Anel Alexander, François Beya

Votes: 10

13. The Wilby Conspiracy (1975)

PG | 105 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

6.4
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Black anti-apartheid activist and British engineer are forced to run from South African secret police.

Director: Ralph Nelson | Stars: Sidney Poitier, Michael Caine, Nicol Williamson, Prunella Gee

Votes: 1,164

14. A World Apart (1988)

PG | 113 min | Drama

7.1
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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 »

Director: Chris Menges | Stars: Barbara Hershey, David Suchet, Jodhi May, Jeroen Krabbé

Votes: 1,151 | Gross: $2.33M

15. Yesterday (I) (2004)

R | 90 min | Drama

7.8
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After falling ill, Yesterday learns that she is HIV positive. With her husband in denial and young daughter to tend to, Yesterday's one goal is to live long enough to see her child go to school.

Director: Darrell Roodt | Stars: Leleti Khumalo, Lihle Mvelase, Kenneth Khambula, Harriet Lenabe

Votes: 1,909

16. The Forgotten Kingdom (2013)

101 min | Drama

7.2
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Atang leaves the slums of the big city to bury his estranged father in the remote, mountainous village where he was born. Befriended by an orphan herd-boy and stirred by memories of his ... See full summary »

Director: Andrew Mudge | Stars: Zenzo Ngqobe, Nozipho Nkelemba, Lebohang Ntsane, Jerry Mofokeng

Votes: 110

17. Operation Delta Force (1997 TV Movie)

R | 93 min | Action, Thriller

3.4
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A team of military experts and scientists go after a terrorist group that has seized a deadly virus and is threatening to release it.

Director: Sam Firstenberg | Stars: Ernie Hudson, Jeff Fahey, Rob Stewart, Frank Zagarino

Votes: 746

18. Gangster's Paradise: Jerusalema (2008)

R | 119 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.8
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53 Metascore

A young hoodlum's rise from a small-time criminal to a powerful crime entrepreneur during the turbulent years before and after the fall of apartheid.

Director: Ralph Ziman | Stars: Rapulana Seiphemo, Jeffrey Zekele, Ronnie Nyakale, Shelley Meskin

Votes: 9,696 | Gross: $0.00M

19. Safari (2009)

98 min | Adventure, Comedy

4.5
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Tour organizer, Richard Dacier, bites off more than he can chew when he loses at poker to the South African mob. Coming face to face with Africa's cruellest Godfather, Mr. Charles, he is ... See full summary »

Director: Olivier Baroux | Stars: Kad Merad, Lionel Abelanski, Valérie Benguigui, Frédérique Bel

Votes: 848

20. Amandla! A Revolution in Four Part Harmony (2002)

PG-13 | 108 min | Documentary, History, Music

7.4
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78 Metascore

Interviews, archival footage, and filmed performances highlight the role of music in the South African struggle against apartheid.

Director: Lee Hirsch | Stars: Duma Ka Ndlovu, Vusi Mahlasela, Walter Cronkite, F.W. de Klerk

Votes: 514 | Gross: $0.40M

21. Friends (1993)

105 min | Drama

6.2
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Three female friends, at the end of the eighties, share a house in Johannesburg, South Africa. Each of them has her own way to live with apartheid. Thoko is a black teacher and practices ... See full summary »

Director: Elaine Proctor | Stars: Kerry Fox, Dambisa Kente, Michele Burgers, Marius Weyers

Votes: 79

22. Inside (1996 TV Movie)

R | 94 min | Crime, Drama

6.6
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A South Afrikaan political prisoner is tortured to obtain information on apartheid conspirators. Ten years later, the head officer in charge of the questioning is similarly held as prisoner... See full summary »

Director: Arthur Penn | Stars: Nigel Hawthorne, Eric Stoltz, Louis Gossett Jr., Ian Roberts

Votes: 240

23. Death of a Snowman (1976)

R | 86 min | Action, Crime

4.7
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A white cop and a black reporter join forces to investigate apparent vigilante killings in the South African underworld.

Director: Christopher Rowley | Stars: Nigel Davenport, Ken Gampu, Peter Dyneley, Bima Stagg

Votes: 54

24. Conversations on a Sunday Afternoon (2005)

80 min | Drama

7.1
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A writer trying to locate a woman he met at a park encounters numerous refugees who have made South Africa their home.

Director: Khalo Matabane | Stars: Fatima Hersi, Tony Kgoroge

Votes: 52

25. Alec to the Rescue (1999)

100 min | Adventure

5.9
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Director: Derrick Louw | Stars: Barbara Carrera, Oliver Tobias, Cindy Marshall-Day, Ben Jeffery

Votes: 29

26. Johannesburg: 'City of Gold' (1953)

Not Rated | 8 min | Documentary, Short

5.6
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This Traveltalk short discusses how Johannesburg began as a farming community, but with the discovery of gold in the area, the city embraced mining as its primary industry. Native workers ... See full summary »

Star: James A. FitzPatrick

Votes: 11

27. Enraged by a Picture (2006)

17 min | Documentary, Short

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A photographer, Muholi is celebrating her exhibition in Johannesburg. Efficiently confrontational, the exhibition causes a stir and provokes an outcry on a subject that is particularly ... See full summary »

Director: Zanele Muholi

28. Africa (2001– )

480 min | Documentary

8.1
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An eight-part exploration of the diverse peoples that make up the African continent.

Stars: Joe Morton, Annan Cedi, Abba Defar, Adam Ilius

Votes: 18

29. The Mating Game (2010– )

Drama

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Stars: Maggie Benedict, Nick Boraine, Elma Postma, Khabonina Qubeka

30. Capsized (2011)

97 min | Crime, Mystery

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A con artist and a chef moves in with an older woman and ends up falling in love with her daughter. Then they plan to kill the mother. The two criminals lead a life of luxury, but their guilt catches up to them.

Director: Ngaka Siphiwe | Stars: Nicola Da Silva, Andrew Devadas, Duncan, Barry Friedman

31. Township Boys (2006)

28 min | Documentary, Short

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Director: Janus Metz Pedersen | Star: Daniel Khumalo

32. Joburg from Above: Satellite and Schematics of the World of 'District 9' (2009 Video)

16 min | Short

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33. Holiday in South Africa (1947)

Approved | 8 min | Short, History

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This 'Movietone Adventures" short tells the story of how in the 1840s, fifteen people formed a town in South Africa, and named it Durban, after the Governor of the Cape. It shows Durban, in 1947, as being a holiday city for South Africans.

Director: Charles Skinner | Star: Lowell Thomas

34. Tried to... (2007)

7 min | Short, Drama

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Director: Ndlela Nkobi | Stars: Faith Baloyi, Sechaba Mogale, Ayanda Itsweng, Modupi Makhalemele

35. Lopussa on alku (1993 TV Movie)

25 min | Documentary

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Director: Timo-Erkki Heino | Star: Lesego Rampolokeng

36. Captain Planet and the Planeteers (1990–1996)
Episode: If It's Doomsday, This Must Be Belfast (1992)

TV-Y7 | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

4.9
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The Planeteers go on separate missions across the world to prevent the detonation of three separate nuclear bombs. Verminous Skumm is behind the plot of inciting hatred to get people into nuking each other.

Director: Stan Phillips | Stars: David Coburn, LeVar Burton, Joey Dedio, Janice Kawaye

Votes: 9

37. Person of Interest (2011–2016)
Episode: Reassortment (2016)

TV-14 | 44 min | Action, Crime, Drama

9.2
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Reese and Finch become trapped in a hospital that becomes ground zero for a deadly viral outbreak. Also, Samaritan's newest recruit has second thoughts and Shaw continues to struggle with reality.

Director: Kenneth Fink | Stars: Jim Caviezel, Kevin Chapman, Amy Acker, Sarah Shahi

Votes: 1,467

38. Around the World in 80 Gardens (2008– )
Episode: South Africa (2008)

Documentary

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Kirstenbosch botanic garden in Capetown. VOIC garden became the city's central park. Stellenberg is a surviving estate and garden in Dutch colonial style, ironically built by an Englishman.... See full summary »

Star: Monty Don

39. The Amazing Race (2001– )
Episode: The Race Begins (2001)

TV-PG | 45 min | Action, Adventure, Game-Show

8.3
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From Central Park in New York City eleven teams embark on the Amazing Race by speeding to the airport to catch flights to Johannesburg, South Africa. After arriving in Johannesburg, teams ... See full summary »

Stars: Phil Keoghan, Paul J. Alessi, Amie Barsky, Drew Feinberg

Votes: 72

40. Strike Back (2010–2015)
Episode: Vengeance, Part 10 (2012)

TV-MA | 48 min | Action, Drama, Thriller

8.5
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Knox turns on his incompetent Nigerian partners, allowing the to be arrested, and even on his own security chief, who protest at abandoning the strong Africa project. Mike gets his ... See full summary »

Director: Bill Eagles | Stars: Philip Winchester, Sullivan Stapleton, Rhona Mitra, Michelle Lukes

Votes: 216

41. Strike Back (2010–2015)
Episode: Vengeance, Part 9 (2012)

TV-MA | 47 min | Action, Drama, Thriller

8.4
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Stonebridge warns he can't guarantee to regain control over his obsession with wife-killer Craig, but is told he's too invaluable for the team to consider expulsion, especially to balance ... See full summary »

Director: Bill Eagles | Stars: Philip Winchester, Sullivan Stapleton, Rhona Mitra, Michelle Lukes

Votes: 186

42. Strike Back (2010–2015)
Episode: Zimbabwe: Part One (2010)

TV-MA | 45 min | Action, Drama, Thriller

8.1
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A sniper attempts to kill the President of Zimbabwe. Since there is evidence that the sniper could be British, Porter is sent in undercover to locate the sniper and silence him.

Director: Daniel Percival | Stars: Richard Armitage, Andrew Lincoln, Jodhi May, Colin Salmon

Votes: 321

43. Strike Back (2010–2015)
Episode: Zimbabwe: Part Two (2010)

TV-MA | 45 min | Action, Drama, Thriller

8.1
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A sniper attempts to kill the President of Zimbabwe. Since there is evidence that the sniper could be British, Porter is sent in undercover to locate the sniper and silence him.

Director: Daniel Percival | Stars: Richard Armitage, Andrew Lincoln, Jodhi May, Colin Salmon

Votes: 305