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1. Money Monster (2016)

R | 98 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

6.8
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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.

Writers: Jamie Linden, Alan DiFiore, Jim Kouf | Director: Jodie Foster | Stars: George Clooney, Julia Roberts, Jack O'Connell, Dominic West

Votes: 16,339 | Gross: $40.96M

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.

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

Votes: 172,008 | 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.

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

Votes: 530,454 | Gross: $115.65M

4. 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.

Writers: Anthony Peckham, John Carlin | Director: Clint Eastwood | Stars: Morgan Freeman, Matt Damon, Tony Kgoroge, Patrick Mofokeng

Votes: 123,771 | Gross: $37.48M

5. 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.

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

Votes: 184,277 | Gross: $93.45M

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.

Writers: Martin Stellman, Brian Ward, Charles Randolph, Scott Frank, Steven Zaillian | Director: Sydney Pollack | Stars: Nicole Kidman, Sean Penn, Catherine Keener, Jesper Christensen

Votes: 86,033 | Gross: $72.52M

7. 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.

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

Votes: 25,016 | Gross: $2.91M

8. 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.

Writers: Jackie Chan, Susan Chan, Lee Reynolds | Directors: Benny Chan, Jackie Chan | Stars: Jackie Chan, Michelle Ferre, Mirai Yamamoto, Ron Smerczak

Votes: 27,708

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.

Writers: Brendan Cowles, Shane Kuhn, Roel Reiné | Director: Roel Reiné | Stars: Tom Sizemore, Lex Shrapnel, Anthony Oseyemi, Michael Everson

Votes: 2,330

10. 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 »

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

Votes: 1,142 | Gross: $2.33M

11. 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 »

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

Votes: 3,248

12. 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.

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

Votes: 2,638

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.

Writers: Rod Amateau, Harold Nebenzal, Peter Driscoll | Director: Ralph Nelson | Stars: Sidney Poitier, Michael Caine, Nicol Williamson, Prunella Gee

Votes: 1,156

14. 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.

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

Votes: 1,899

15. 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.

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

Votes: 9,676 | Gross: $0.00M

16. 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 »

Writers: Richard Grandpierre, Pascal Plisson, Jean-Paul Bathany, Olivier Baroux | Director: Olivier Baroux | Stars: Kad Merad, Lionel Abelanski, Valérie Benguigui, Frédérique Bel

Votes: 843

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.

Writers: Danny Lerner, Trevor Short, David Sparling | Director: Sam Firstenberg | Stars: Ernie Hudson, Jeff Fahey, Rob Stewart, Frank Zagarino

Votes: 742

18. 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 »

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

Votes: 239

19. Getroud met rugby (2009– )

Drama, Romance, Sport

6.7
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Creators: Deon Opperman, Hanli Rolfes-Opperman | Stars: David Dukas, Marielise van Rooyen, Anel Alexander, François Beya

Votes: 10

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.

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

Votes: 513 | 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 »

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

Votes: 78

22. 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.

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

Votes: 54

23. The Mating Game (2010– )

Drama

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

24. Alec to the Rescue (1999)

100 min | Adventure

6.0
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Writers: Derrick Louw, John Daly | Director: Derrick Louw | Stars: Barbara Carrera, Oliver Tobias, Cindy Marshall-Day, Ben Jeffery

Votes: 28

25. 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

26. 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.

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

27. Township Boys (2006)

28 min | Documentary, Short

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Writer: Janus Metz Pedersen | Director: Janus Metz Pedersen | Star: Daniel Khumalo

28. 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.

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

Votes: 52

29. Africa (2001– )

480 min | Documentary

8.2
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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: 17

30. Lopussa on alku (1993 TV Movie)

25 min | Documentary

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Writer: Timo-Erkki Heino | Director: Timo-Erkki Heino | Star: Lesego Rampolokeng

31. 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.

Writer: Charles Skinner | Director: Charles Skinner | Star: Lowell Thomas

32. Tried to... (2007)

7 min | Short, Drama

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

33. 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

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

16 min | Short

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Writer: Michael Brosnan

35. 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.

Creators: Thom Beers, Nicholas Boxer, Bob Forward, Phil Harnage, Andy Heyward, Robby London, Barbara Y.E. Pyle, Cassandra Schafhausen | Director: Stan Phillips | Stars: David Coburn, LeVar Burton, Joey Dedio, Janice Kawaye

Votes: 9

36. 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

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

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

8.4
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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 »

Creators: Elise Doganieri, Bertram van Munster | Stars: Phil Keoghan, Paul J. Alessi, Amie Barsky, Drew Feinberg

Votes: 71

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

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

8.6
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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 »

Writers: Tony Saint, Chris Ryan | Director: Bill Eagles | Stars: Philip Winchester, Sullivan Stapleton, Rhona Mitra, Michelle Lukes

Votes: 210

39. 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 »

Writers: Tony Saint, Chris Ryan | Director: Bill Eagles | Stars: Philip Winchester, Sullivan Stapleton, Rhona Mitra, Michelle Lukes

Votes: 181

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

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

8.2
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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.

Writers: Jed Mercurio, Alan Whiting | Director: Daniel Percival | Stars: Richard Armitage, Andrew Lincoln, Jodhi May, Colin Salmon

Votes: 318

41. 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.

Writers: Jed Mercurio, Alan Whiting | Director: Daniel Percival | Stars: Richard Armitage, Andrew Lincoln, Jodhi May, Colin Salmon

Votes: 302