Most Popular Southern Sotho-Language Feature Films
1. District 9 (2009)
R | 112 min | Action, 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: 537,939 | Gross: $115.65M
2. 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: 125,837 | Gross: $37.48M
3. The Forgotten Kingdom (2013)
101 min | Drama
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 »
4. Ladygrey (2015)
109 min | Drama
Ten years after the end of apartheid, a South African community tries to live without recalling the violent clashes of the past. But when the silence is suddenly broken, some of the most innocent citizens may be in peril.
7. 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 »
8. Zama Zama (2012)
104 min | Action
In South Africa's gold mining region is the subterranean dimension of the Zama Zama, illegal miners that make a living by mining the ore in both operational and abandoned mine shafts. Zama ... See full summary »
9. Man on Ground (2011)
80 min | Drama
Ade and Femi are expatriate Nigerian brothers. Ade is a successful banker in London, while Femi, once a political dissident in his home country, has had to escape to South Africa, live in ... See full summary »
12. Five Fingers for Marseilles (2017)
120 min | Drama, Thriller, Western | Post-production
Twenty years ago, the young 'Five Fingers' fought for the rural town of Marseilles, against brutal police oppression. Now, after fleeing in disgrace, freedom-fighter-turned-'outlaw' Tau ... See full summary »
16. Heartlines (2006)
95 min | Drama
After serving a jail sentence for theft, Manyisa, a young man with a cruel past and an uncertain future, is released. He is offered a new chance at life by a well-meaning pastor, Jacob Musi... See full summary »
31. Mathata: A Hard Life (1984)
One man's effort to rescue a homeless street kid from the glue-sniffing alleyway existence in Hillbrow.