Most Popular Xhosa-Language Feature Films
1. Captain America: Civil War (2016)
PG-13 | 147 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Political interference in the Avengers' activities causes a rift between former allies Captain America and Iron Man.
Votes: 335,471 | Gross: $408.08M
2. The Lion King (1994)
G | 89 min | Animation, Adventure, Drama
Lion cub and future king Simba searches for his identity. His eagerness to please others and penchant for testing his boundaries sometimes gets him into trouble.
Votes: 658,505 | Gross: $422.78M
3. 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: 538,318 | Gross: $115.65M
4. 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: 125,913 | Gross: $37.48M
5. 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: 21,564 | Gross: $8.32M
7. 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.
9. 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.
10. Disgrace (2008)
R | 119 min | Drama
After having an affair with a student, a Cape Town professor moves to the Eastern Cape, where he gets caught up in a mess of post-apartheid politics.
Votes: 4,617 | Gross: $0.07M
11. 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 »
13. 3 Needles (2005)
Not Rated | 127 min | Drama
A three-paneled look at the worldwide AIDS crisis: in Montreal, a porn actor (Ashmore) schemes to pass his mandatory blood test; a young nun (Sevigny) makes a personal sacrifice for the benefit of a South African village; in rural China, a black market operative (Liu) posing as a goverment-sanctioned blood drawer jeopardizes an entire village's safety.
14. Cold Harbour (2013)
73 min | Action, Crime, Thriller
While investigating a smugglers' turf war in Cape Town, township cop Sizwe discovers police corruption. He must set loyalty aside to act with integrity, alone.
16. Mr. Bones (2001)
PG | 110 min | Comedy
A medicine man is sent looking for the son of his tribal king, and brings back an American golfer and a host of goons intent on keeping him in the golf tournament.
23. Jail Caesar (2012)
90 min | Drama, History
The early life of Roman ruler Julius Caesar as told in three working prisons in South Africa, the UK and Canada. A small group of professional actors is joined by a cast of to tell the story of one of history's foremost personalities.
24. 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 »
25. Final Solution (2001)
R | 102 min | Action, Drama
The indoctrination of Gerrit Wolfaardt is complete: his family traditions, history, culture- even his church-have taught him that black South Africans are a cancer in the land. Under the ... See full summary »
26. Love the One You Love (2014)
105 min | Comedy, Drama, Mystery
Across the city of Cape Town, a sex-line operator, a dog handler and a computer technician begin to suspect that their romantic relationships are the subject of a bizarre conspiracy, ... See full summary »
31. 419 (2012)
84 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
When a struggling New York actor loses everything in a scam based in South Africa, his two best friends take him to Cape Town to find the scammer with the help of a smooth-talking local. The search begins well, but soon takes a dark turn.
34. Breathe Umphefumlo (2015)
90 min | Music
The striking and brutal realities of the students struggling for food, shelter and medication. Mimi's death from TB - and her illness unnoticed at first even by her closest friends - cannot but send a chilling chord in our modern world.
36. Visa/Vie (2010)
74 min | Comedy, Romance
Anna Ronquillo (29), a French-Moroccan émigré, is caught working illegally in a Cape Town restaurant. She has 48 hours to find a husband to avoid having to leave the country.