With Spier Films (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)



1. Escape from Pretoria (2020)

PG-13 | 106 min | Thriller

6.8
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56 Metascore

Based on the real-life prison break of two political captives, Escape From Pretoria is a race-against-time thriller set in the tumultuous apartheid days of South Africa.

Director: Francis Annan | Stars: Daniel Radcliffe, Ian Hart, Daniel Webber, Nathan Page

Votes: 12,670

2. Professionals (2020– )

48 min | Action, Adventure | Filming

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Stars: Elena Anaya, Tom Welling, Brendan Fraser, Stevel Marc

3. The Salvation (2014)

R | 92 min | Drama, Western

6.7
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64 Metascore

In 1870s America, the fury of a notorious gang leader is unleashed when a peaceful American settler avenges the death of his family. Then as his cowardly fellow townspeople betray him, he is forced to hunt down the outlaws alone.

Director: Kristian Levring | Stars: Mads Mikkelsen, Eva Green, Jeffrey Dean Morgan, Eric Cantona

Votes: 35,140 | Gross: $0.01M

4. Love Jacked (2018)

PG-13 | 100 min | Comedy, Romance

5.8
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MAYA, has artistic ambitions - her father ED wants a dutiful daughter to run the family store. Taking her independence a step further, Maya decides to travel to Africa for inspiration and returns with a fiancé.

Director: Alfons Adetuyi | Stars: Keith David, Amber Stevens West, Mike Epps, Shamier Anderson

Votes: 990

5. Young Ones (2014)

R | 100 min | Action, Drama, Romance

5.9
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47 Metascore

Set in the future when water is hard to find, a teenage boy sets out to protect his family and survive.

Director: Jake Paltrow | Stars: Nicholas Hoult, Kodi Smit-McPhee, Michael Shannon, Elle Fanning

Votes: 9,058

6. Black Butterflies (2011)

Not Rated | 100 min | Biography, Drama

6.1
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66 Metascore

In Apartheid-torn South Africa, poet Ingrid Jonker (Carice van Houten) struggles tragically in search of love and a sense of home.

Director: Paula van der Oest | Stars: Carice van Houten, Liam Cunningham, Rutger Hauer, Graham Clarke

Votes: 2,021

7. 'Master Harold' ... And the Boys (2010)

PG-13 | 87 min | Drama

5.8
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This movie is of Hally, an adolescent white South African. He is stuck between his intolerant father's outlook of him and those of his caretaker, Sam. Sam is a black waiter and Hally's ... See full summary »

Director: Lonny Price | Stars: Ving Rhames, Freddie Highmore, Patrick Mofokeng, Jennifer Steyn

Votes: 473

8. 3 Way Junction (2018)

Drama

5.6
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Suffering from a massive career disappointment, London architect Carl Walters travels to the grand dunes of the Namibian Desert to escape. However, he finds himself stranded alone in the ... See full summary »

Director: Juergen Bollmeyer | Stars: Tom Sturridge, Tommy Flanagan, Stacy Martin, Jamie-Lee Money

Votes: 60

9. Hoe duur was de suiker (2013)

120 min | Drama, History

6.8
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The Price Of Sugar tells the alternately gripping, romantic and heart-wrenching story of Sarith and Mini-Mini as they grow up on the sugar plantations of Suriname in the latter half of the ... See full summary »

Director: Jean van de Velde | Stars: Gaite Jansen, Neil Sandilands, Benja Bruijning, Anna Raadsveld

Votes: 1,487

10. An Act of Defiance (2017)

123 min | Biography

7.2
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In apartheid-ruled South Africa, a renowned lawyer struggles to hide his secret affiliation to the nation's chief resistance movement - as he takes on defending a group of its arrested members, including its leader, Nelson Mandela.

Director: Jean van de Velde | Stars: Peter Paul Muller, Antoinette Louw, José Domingos, Conrad Kemp

Votes: 430

11. The White Devil (II)

Thriller | Pre-production

An American teen is sent to a prestigious London boarding school in hopes of overcoming his delinquent past. After discovering the school is haunted by a vengeful former student, he must ... See full summary »

Director: Jahmil X.T. Qubeka | Star: Cameron Monaghan

12. Commandos: The Mission (2020)

Action, Drama

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Six Dutch Commandos, commanded by John de Koning and stationed in Mali, are sent to Nigeria under American orders to free the son of a wealthy Nigerian oil family from Boko Haram rebels. ... See full summary »

Director: Hanro Smitsman | Stars: Werner Kolf, Teun Kuilboer, Kay Greidanus, Egbert Jan Weeber

13. Verraaiers (2012)

122 min | Drama, War

7.2
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A loving father and husband, as well as being a well respected Boer-officer, decides upon hearing that the enemy (the British) are planning a "scorched earth"- policy to go home and protect... See full summary »

Director: Paul Eilers | Stars: Gys de Villiers, Vilje Maritz, Andrew Thompson, Neil Bennett Grib

Votes: 158

14. Of Good Report (2013)

109 min | Drama, Thriller

6.5
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An introverted high school teacher in rural South Africa starts an obsessive affair with a pupil, with tragic consequences. A South African homage to film noir.

Director: Jahmil X.T. Qubeka | Stars: Mothusi Magano, Petronella Tshuma, Tshamano Sebe, Lee-Ann Van Rooi

Votes: 109

15. U-Carmen eKhayelitsha (2005)

122 min | Musical, Drama, Romance

6.6
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74 Metascore

A version of Georges Bizet's Carmen, set in a modern-day South African township.

Director: Mark Dornford-May | Stars: Pauline Malefane, Andile Tshoni, Lungelwa Blou, Zweilungile Sidloyi

Votes: 633

16. Karsten og Petra på safari (2015)

75 min | Family

6.2
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Karsten (Casper in some countries) and Emma go with Emma's Mother to Africa to help with a veterinarian, Emma's mother's friend.

Director: Arne Lindtner Næss | Stars: Nora Amundsen, Hilde Louise Asbjørnsen, Felicia Formoe, Janne Formoe

Votes: 68

17. Son of Man (2006)

Not Rated | 86 min | Drama

6.5
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One man's journey of love, deception and betrayal in contemporary South Africa. Based on the New Testament.

Director: Mark Dornford-May | Stars: Noluthando Boqwana, Andile Kosi, Pauline Malefane, Andries Mbali

Votes: 219

18. Layla Fourie (2013)

Not Rated | 107 min | Thriller

5.5
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Layla Fourie, a young single-mother in South Africa, receives a job assignment as polygraphist. In the constant presence of mistrust, lies and fear Layla soon becomes a suspect herself.

Director: Pia Marais | Stars: Rayna Campbell, August Diehl, Rapule Hendricks, Terry Norton

Votes: 170

19. I, Afrikaner (2013)

93 min | Documentary, Drama, Family

7.5
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Follows four generations of South African Boers as they grapple with their identity as white farmers in a post-Apartheid South Africa, where land ownership is highly contentious and ... See full summary »

Director: Annalet Steenkamp

Votes: 15

20. The Dream of Shahrazad (2014)

110 min | Documentary, Drama, History

7.3
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THE DREAM OF SHAHRAZAD is a feature-length documentary film that brings together the famous story collection THE 1001 (or "ARABIAN") NIGHTS with recent political events in Egypt, Turkey and... See full summary »

Director: Francois Verster

Votes: 15

21. Sizohlala (2019)

20 min | Short, Drama

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Director: Jenna Cato Bass | Stars: Ameera Conrad, Mbulelo Grootboom, Tshegofatso Mabutla, Khotso Manaka

22. Robert Mugabe... What Happened? (2011)

84 min | Documentary, Biography, History

7.4
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Robert Mugabe... what happened?, charts the Shakespearean rise and fall of the man who led a very successful African country, and then ruined it. Mugabe was damned as a terrorist, then ... See full summary »

Director: Simon Bright | Stars: Mike Auret, David Coltart, Guy de Lancey, Lovemore Madhuku

Votes: 34

23. Fujian Blue (2007)

Not Rated | 90 min | Drama

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In the wake of China's open-door policy in the early 1980's, Fujian was one of the first Chinese coastal provinces to be opened to the outside world. Many of the male residents opted to go ... See full summary »

Director: Robin Shouming Weng | Stars: Shu Chen, Zhaolin Li, Yile Lin, Haochen Liu

Votes: 52

24. White Gold (II)

Thriller | Announced

When New York Financier Matt Simmons acquires a moribund South African Trading Company he gets more than he bargained for, and must embark on a dangerous journey to the heart of the illegal Ivory Trade.

25. Lomong

Drama | Announced

Based on the true life story of Lopez Lomong

26. Blái naglinn/the Blue Nail (2012)

45 min | Documentary

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A personal story of a man who was diagnosed with prostate cancer.

Directors: Ingi R. Ingason, Johannes Kr. Kristjansson | Stars: Jóhannes Valgeir Reynisson, Benedikt Rúnar Valgeirsson, Ragnar Þór Valgeirsson, Þórarinn Reynir Valgeirsson

27. Sea Point Days (2008)

94 min | Documentary

7.1
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Lying on the coast of Cape Town - South Africa's most segregated city - there is one public space where everyone does seem to come together: the Sea Point Promenade and Municipal Pools. Set... See full summary »

Director: Francois Verster

Votes: 30

28. Ash (I) (2013)

107 min | Documentary, Drama, History

7.9
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The Aftermath under the Volcano.

Director: Herbert Sveinbjörnsson

Votes: 14


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