Most Voted Titles With Louis van Niekerk


1. Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom (2013)

PG-13 | 141 min | Biography, Drama, History

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60 Metascore

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.

Director: Justin Chadwick | Stars: Idris Elba, Naomie Harris, Terry Pheto, Robert Hobbs

Votes: 22,355 | Gross: $8.32M

2. The Color of Freedom (2007)

R | 118 min | Biography, Drama, History

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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.

Director: Bille August | Stars: Joseph Fiennes, Dennis Haysbert, Diane Kruger, Patrick Lyster

Votes: 10,477

3. Khumba (2013)

Not Rated | 85 min | Animation, Adventure, Family

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40 Metascore

Rejected by his superstitious herd, a half-striped zebra embarks on a daring quest to earn his stripes but finds the courage and self-acceptance to save all the animals of the Great Karoo.

Director: Anthony Silverston | Stars: Jake T. Austin, Adrian Rhodes, Sam Riegel, Bryce Papenbrook

Votes: 4,296

4. In My Country (2004)

R | 105 min | Drama, Romance

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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 »

Director: John Boorman | Stars: Juliette Binoche, Samuel L. Jackson, Brendan Gleeson, Menzi Ngubane

Votes: 2,239 | Gross: $0.16M

5. Wild at Heart (2006– )

47 min | Drama

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About a veterinarian and his family who travel to South Africa from England to a game reserve. The trip was to initially release a wild animal back into the wild but then the vet falls in ... See full summary »

Stars: Stephen Tompkinson, Deon Stewardson, Nomsa Xaba, Thapelo Mokoena

Votes: 899

6. The Long Run (2001)

R | 112 min | Drama, Sport

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A failed track coach finally finds someone who he believes has what it takes to win.

Director: Jean Stewart | Stars: Armin Mueller-Stahl, Nthati Moshesh, Paterson Joseph, Seputla Sebogodi

Votes: 303

7. Inside (1996 TV Movie)

R | 94 min | Crime, Drama

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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: 245

8. Promised Land (2002)

100 min | Drama

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Promised Land is the story one man's journey to find truth... and one community's desperate struggle to hide from it. The script is based on an award winning novel by Karel Schoeman.

Director: Jason Xenopoulos | Stars: Nick Boraine, Yvonne Van Den Bergh, Daniel Browde, Ian Roberts

Votes: 230

9. Damned River (1989)

R | 95 min | Action, Adventure

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A group hires a guide to take them whitewater rafting down the Zambezi River in Africa, but what they don't know is that the guide is actually a ....

Director: Michael Schroeder | Stars: Stephen Shellen, Lisa Aliff, John Terlesky, Marc Poppel

Votes: 152

10. The Road to Mecca (1991)

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An eldery lady, living in (litterally) the middle if nowhere, and fed up with small minded apartheid ideology starts escaping into her own world of sculpting in her own back yard and along ... See full summary »

Directors: Athol Fugard, Peter Goldsmid | Stars: Kathy Bates, Yvonne Bryceland, Athol Fugard, Anna Bernard

Votes: 64

11. Egoli: Place of Gold (1991– )

Drama, Romance

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Stars: Charl Engelbrecht, Sean Cameron Michael, Tamarin Kotze, Jordan Shade

Votes: 29

12. Orkney Snork Nie! 2 (nog 'n movie) (1993)

97 min | Comedy

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Director: Willie Esterhuizen | Stars: Zack du Plessis, Annette Engelbrecht, Pierre van Pletzen, Frank Opperman

Votes: 17

13. Koöperasiestories (1983–1985)

Comedy, Drama

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Stars: Marie Pentz, Emgee Pretorius, Jacques Loots, Marna Gey Van Pittius

Votes: 17

14. Siener in die Suburbs (1973)

89 min | Drama

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Director: Francois Swart | Stars: Marius Weyers, Louis van Niekerk, Sandra Prinsloo, Don Lamprecht

Votes: 14

15. Taxi to Soweto (1991)

87 min | Comedy

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An Afrikaans Woman's car breaks down and she's forced to take a minibus taxi. Misunderstandings and cultural confusion see her end up in Soweto, where she learns more about herself

Director: Manie van Rensburg | Stars: Elize Cawood, Marius Weyers, Patrick Shai, Ramalao Makhene

Votes: 11

16. Feast of the Uninvited (2008– )

Drama, History, War

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Stars: Lika Berning, Maurice Carpede, Jana Cilliers, Peter Jones

Votes: 10

17. Susanna van Biljon (2010)

98 min | Drama, Music

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Rebecca Dreyer is a simple woman from a small town in the Karoo. She dreams of leaving the small town, her overshadowing mother and start a professional singing career. One afternoon she ... See full summary »

Director: Bromley Cawood | Stars: Marie du Toit, David Rees, Karen Zoid, Nico Panagio

Votes: 9

18. Cycle Simenon (1995– )
Episode: Le crime de monsieur Stil (1995)

99 min

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Director: Claire Devers | Stars: Bernard Verley, Jeanne Balibar, Jean-Michel Martial, Michael Richard

Votes: 9

19. Diamantendetektiv Dick Donald (1971– )

40 min

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Stars: Götz George, Loni von Friedl, Arthur Swemmer, Jimmy Mentis

Votes: 8

20. Wild at Heart (2006– )
Episode: Episode #6.8 (2011)

Drama

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With the court case looming, Danny realises he might have to sacrifice his principles in order to save Leopard's Den. Meanwhile, Caroline decides they need someone on the inside, so she takes a job working at the mining company.

Director: Maurice Phillips | Stars: Hayley Mills, Deon Stewardson, Stephen Tompkinson, Atandwa Kani

Votes: 6

21. The Fourth Reich (1990)

183 min | Drama

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Robey Leibbrandt history , South African boxer who became fascinated with Nazi ideology after the Olympic Games in Berlin and led an operation to overthrow the pro- allied government of General Jan Smuts during the Second World War.

Director: Manie van Rensburg | Stars: Marius Weyers, Ryno Hattingh, Grethe Fox, Percy Sieff

Votes: 5

22. Swartwater (2014– )

48 min | Drama

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After experiencing an unspeakable tragedy, a young suburban couple move to the small coastal town of Swartwater. They soon become embroiled with the local population and their intrigue and realize that all is not as it seems.

Stars: Jana Strydom, Louw Venter, Andre Odendaal, Dirk Stoltz

23. Amalia (2005–2006)

Drama

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Amalia is a South African drama series about a poet who goes to a small town and commits suicide by overdosing on pain medication. Her husband does not believe that she took her own life, ... See full summary »

Stars: Tobie Cronje, Grethe Fox, Robbie Klay, Dawid Minnaar

24. Stop Exchange (1970)

90 min | Comedy

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A con-man impersonates his twin brother to steal some diamonds.

Director: Howard Rennie | Stars: Arthur Swemmer, Charles Vernon, Ian Yule, Beryl Gresak

25. Cycle Simenon (1995– )

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Stars: Roland Blanche, Juanjo Puigcorbé, Simon Callow, Piotr Shivak

26. Die Sersant en die Tiger Moth (1973)

Comedy, Drama

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Director: Koos Roets | Stars: George Ballot, Katinka Heyns, Don Leonard, Wena Naudé

27. Geraamtes in die Kas (2013– )

Drama

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Stars: Maggie Benedict, Kevin Narain, Angelique Pretorius, Danielle Retief

28. Elsa se Geheim (1979)

93 min | Drama

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Director: Chris du Toit | Stars: Anna Neethling-Pohl, Barry Trengove, Louise Mollett-Prinsloo, Fred Steyn

29. Vrou uit die Nag (1974)

Drama

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Director: Willie Alheit | Stars: Wilna Snyman, Louis van Niekerk, Susan Fourie, Francois Stemmet

30. Danie Bosman: Die verhaal van die grootste S.A. komponis (1969)

126 min | Biography, Drama, Music

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Director: Elmo de Witt | Stars: Franz Marx, Min Shaw, Fritz van Lingen, Siegfried Mynhardt

31. Mauwie (1985 TV Movie)

78 min | Drama

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Director: Regardt van den Bergh | Stars: Mauritz Vorster, Debbie Heeg, Marie Pentz, Carel Trichardt

32. Skadu's van Gister (1974)

68 min | Drama

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Director: Francois Swart | Stars: Marie du Toit, Louis van Niekerk, Lieb Bester, Petru Wessels

33. 40 Days (1979)

104 min | Comedy, Drama

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Director: Franz Marx | Stars: Piero von Arnim, Ben Kruger, Annelisa Weiland, Sybel Coetzee

34. Die Voortreflike Familie Smit (1965)

Drama

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Director: Tim Spring | Stars: P.W. Botha, Helen van Pletzen, Jemima Wessels, Elma Marais

35. Pressure Burst (1971)

79 min | Drama

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Director: George Canes | Stars: Carel Trichardt, Brian O'Shaughnessy, Adrian Steed, Louis van Niekerk

36. Die Saboteurs (1974)

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Director: Percival Rubens | Stars: Leon le Roux, Louis van Niekerk, Lana Darnell, Patrick Mynhardt

37. Tawwe Tienies (1984)

79 min | Comedy

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Directors: Bromley Cawood, Louise de Villiers, Laurence Lurie | Stars: Marie Pentz, Jacques Loots, Dulcie van den Bergh, Hennie Smit

39. Feast of the Uninvited (2008– )
Episode: A Map Reddens (2008)

Drama, History, War

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Stars: Lika Berning, Maurice Carpede, Jana Cilliers, Peter Jones

40. Diamantendetektiv Dick Donald (1971– )
Episode: Doppeltes Spiel (1971)

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Director: Erich Neureuther | Stars: Götz George, Loni von Friedl, Hannelore Auer, Louis van Niekerk