With Lion Mountain Media (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)



1. Running Wild (1995)

PG | 94 min | Drama

5.6
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A filmmaker determines to document the story of a conservationist who is struggling to save wild leopards in Africa from extinction.

Director: Dee McLachlan | Stars: John Varty, Elmon Mhlongo, Brooke Shields, Martin Sheen

Votes: 267

2. Angola the war (2017 Video)

120 min | Documentary, History

6.6
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A faraway war - A clash of ideologies - And some of the biggest battles fought on African soil since World War Two.

Director: Peter Lamberti | Stars: Anton Beukman, Pik Botha, Jan Breytenbach, Fidel Castro

Votes: 10

3. Wild Africa: Rivers of Life (2018)

Documentary

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The rivers of Africa burst with life- invigorating the landscape and providing a bounty for the animals that depend on them for their survival. The seven mighty rivers punctuate the seasons... See full summary »

Star: Bray Poor

Votes: 12

4. My Father's War (2016)

97 min | Drama, War

7.2
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A troubled young man has a series of dreams in which he is a combat soldier in the South African Bush War, where he meets his father at the same age. Getting to know him gives the son ... See full summary »

Director: Craig Gardner | Stars: Erica Wessels, David Dukas, Meren Reddy, Richard Lukunku

Votes: 40

5. Africa's Deadly Kingdoms (2018– )

50 min | Documentary

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Africa's Deserts are hostile and unforgiving realms, in which all living things bow to the power of the elements. These formidable landscapes, with their near total lack of resources, have ... See full summary »

Star: Pal Aron

6. Silent Hunter (1988 TV Movie)

52 min | Documentary

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Cameraman John Varty spent five years making this documentary about Africa's elusive, silent hunter, the leopard. Included is footage of leopards mating at night, raising a litter of cubs, interacting with hyenas and going for the kill.

Director: Duncan McLachlan | Stars: Elmon Mhlongo, John Varty

7. Gangland Killers (2014– )

Documentary

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Gangland Killers is a thrilling series that looks at animal survival in Africa as a battle for turf and sex by the planets original gangs. They live by a code embedded in their DNA. The ... See full summary »

8. The Musiara Marsh (1996 TV Movie)

52 min | Documentary

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Director: Warren Samuels

9. Africa's Outsiders (2006)

50 min | Documentary

7.4
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A documentary that focuses on how animals born with unusual colours have a much harder struggle than normal. Follow white lions, a white baboon and a yellow crocodile.

Votes: 15

10. Savage Instinct (1999 TV Movie)

52 min

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The complex dynamics between predator and prey are carefully examined through the use of modern technology. Prey are constantly finding new ways to avoid being eaten by predators it is thus... See full summary »

Star: Rob Vega

11. African River Wild (2016– )

50 min | Documentary

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Africa's rivers are the wildest places on our planet. Bursting with life, they are home to an array of wildlife who depend on the rivers for their survival.

Star: Bray Poor

12. Super Hunts, Super Hunters (1995 TV Movie)

52 min | Documentary

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Lions, leopard, cheetah, hyaena, wild dog and crocodile - extraordinary scenes of super predators hunting. The Super Predators was filmed over three years at Londolozi Game Reserve in South... See full summary »

Director: John Varty | Stars: Elmon Mhlongo, Michael Richards, John Varty

13. Hyena: The great opportunist (1994 TV Movie)

52 min | Documentary

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Examines the spotted hyaena (Crocuta Crocuta). It looks at the social life and hunting ways of this super predator and explains why they have often been so wrongly perceived.

Director: Warren Samuels | Star: Michael Richards

14. Mountain Rivals (1999)

52 min | Documentary

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In the Drakensberg mountains of South Africa, the black eagle rules the skies. The solitary caracal is a night hunter and one of the most efficient cats on earth. The rival predators ... See full summary »

Star: Anton Schmidt

15. Africa's Penguin Island (2004 TV Movie)

85 min | Documentary

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Africa's Penguin Island the untold story of South Africa's Penguins.

Star: Kieron Elliott

16. Oceans Kids Safari (2019– )

7 min | Family, Reality-TV

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Our beautiful planet is truly a place of wonder - especially if you are 8 and 10 years old! Join Luca and his sister Melua on a wild journey of discovery as they explore some of the most ... See full synopsis »

Stars: Luca Lamberti, Malua Lamberti, Rainer Schimpf, Silke Schimpf

17. Survival on the savannah (1999 TV Movie)

52 min | Documentary

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Two of Africa's 'savannah giants'- one a predator and one a bovine are on a collision course of epic proportions. An injured buffalo is one of Africa's most dangerous animals but for the ... See full summary »

Director: John Varty | Star: Anton Schmidt

18. Africa's Wildest (2019– )

Documentary

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Take a journey into the secret world of Africa's largest and most dangerous animals, experience the daily lives of these animals in a way you never have before. This is life in the African Wild.

Star: Peter Terry

19. Ultra Simple Golf with Muss & Don Gammon (2008)

Short, Sport

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ULTRA SIMPLE GOLF, Created out of a love for golf and the deep insight gained on the PGA circuit, founders Muss Gammon and his son, Don, have developed these techniques to make it more ... See full summary »

Stars: Don Gammon, Muss Gammon

20. Trek Africa (2007–2008)

12 min | Documentary, Short

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Explore the African continent from the highest point of Mount Kilimanjaro in Tanzania to the wonders of the Red Sea in Egypt and experience the African continent as never before. You will ... See full summary »

Star: Ben Hewett

21. Predators in Peril (2007 TV Movie)

50 min | Documentary

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Set in the vast expanse of South Africa's Mala Mala game reserve, a host of Africa's biggest and fiercest wildlife species compete for food, mates and territory against the backdrop of a harsh dry season.

22. Most Amazing Animals (2017– )

7 min | Documentary, Short, Family

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To survive in Africa's harshest landscapes, an array of the continent's iconic wildlife employ astounding feats of behaviour and unimaginable adaptations in their continuous war against mother nature and each other.

Star: Peter Terry

23. Top Cat (2000 TV Movie)

Documentary

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Captive cats become captivating predators in this intensely moving film about a family of caracal that regains their freedom through an alliance with the South African air force. The ... See full summary »

Star: John Shrapnel

24. Coastal Kids Safari (2019– )

7 min | Documentary, Short, Family

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25. JAMU the Orphaned Leopard (2002 TV Movie)

52 min | Documentary

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Documentary about the trials and tribulations of rearing Jamu, an orphaned leopard cub in the Luangwa Valley. Jamu was orphaned at two weeks old after her mother was killed in a snare. ... See full summary »

Director: John Varty | Star: James White

26. River Dragons of Ndumo (1997)

Not Rated | 60 min | Documentary

7.3
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To ancient Egyptians, crocodiles of the Nile were river gods. In modern times, a young female takes risks to mate with the biggest male in the group.

Director: Peter Lamberti

Votes: 6

27. Perfect Mothers, Perfect Predators (1998 TV Movie)

52 min | Documentary

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A documentary that follows two of Africa's greatest predators -- the cheetah, who is the fastest sprinter in the world, and the leopard, a master stalker. Both mothers are followed through ... See full summary »

Director: John Varty | Star: Anton Schmidt

28. Cycle of the seasons (1996 TV Movie)

52 min | Documentary

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Thirst overcomes the hordes of Wildebeest and Zebra moving through Kenya's Masai Mara game reserve on their spectacular annual migration. With the cycle of the seasons comes the dry months,... See full summary »

Director: Warren Samuels | Star: Michael Richards

29. My Wild Family (2017– )

6 min | Documentary, Family

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An insider's perspective on the real lives of wild animals, told through the eyes of one of their young as they embark on their journey of growing up. This enchanting and endearing ... See full summary »

Star: Charlotte Ann

30. The Return of the Kings (1999 TV Movie)

52 min | Documentary

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JV and Gillian are given the task of reintroducing three magnificent cheetahs- two of which are the rare King Cheetah- back into their natural surroundings. JV and Gillian document and ... See full summary »

Directors: John Varty, Karin Slater | Stars: Gillian Van Houten, John Varty, Savannah Varty

31. Secret Life (1999)

52 min | Documentary, Family

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John Varty, Gillian van Houten and Elmon Mhlongo track the secret life of a Leopard called Lula. They diaries the birth of her cubs, her triumphant hunts and her interactions with other ... See full summary »

Stars: Elmon Mhlongo, Gillian Van Houten, John Varty

32. Massive Africa (2019– )

Documentary

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A once-in-a-lifetime, action-packed adventure through Africa's last untamed, majestic wildernesses. Massive Africa is a unique and unparalleled visual journey.

Star: Peter Terry

33. Cecil: The Lion King

Documentary | Announced

Cecil lived as a star for the Hwange National Park, and his murder elevated his status to a legend. We only know him as the undisputed, Lion King.

34. Ele Tele (2000 TV Movie)

60 min | Documentary

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Ele-Tele, produced for Discovery, showcased the first use of an elephant cam which was a revelation and insight into elephants' lives and movements.

Director: Cliff Bestall | Star: John Hedges

35. Dive Africa (2007)

12 min | Documentary, Short, Adventure

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Classic Travel and Diving Series. A big continent known for big animals, Africa underwater offers scuba divers big thrills. At the top is Egypt, the gateway to world class diving on the Red... See full summary »

Star: Ben Hewett

36. Tiger Sharks of Turtle Bay (TV Movie)

Documentary | Announced

For researchers Dr Ryan Daly and his wife Claire, the Tiger Sharks annual migration is the perfect opportunity to study them up close and unlock the secrets of these elusive sharks wandering ways.

37. The Brotherhood (2000 TV Movie)

52 min | Documentary

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For generations lions have ruled over the Londolozi region of Mpumalanga but one brotherhood reigns supreme: a coalition of two brothers descendent from a long dynasty. To get to the top ... See full summary »

Stars: Sello Maake Ka-Ncube, Marcel van Heerden

38. Islands of the Headhunters

Documentary, History | Announced

The remote Solomons is a place where sharks are the subject of ancient rituals, incubator birds hatch their eggs in volcanic sands, and crabs are the size of dustbin lids. A glittering ... See full summary »

39. Epic Animal Encounters (2019– )

45 min | Documentary, Action

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Epic Animal Encounters showcases some of wildlife's most remarkable moments, caught on film by lucky amateurs and professionals, see a different side of the Natural World.

40. Desert Kids Safari (2019– )

Documentary, Short, Family

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Our beautiful planet is truly a place of wonder - especially if you are 8 and 10 years old! Join Luca and his sister Melua on a wild journey of discovery as they explore some of the most ... See full synopsis »

Stars: Luca Lamberti, Malua Lamberti, Peter Lamberti, Zaria Lamberti

41. Mala Mala Kids Safari (2018– )

Documentary, Short, Family

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Our beautiful planet is truly a place of wonder - especially if you are 8 and 10 years old. Join Luca and his sister Melua on a wild journey of discovery as they explore some of the most ... See full summary »

Stars: Niki Felstead, Luca Lamberti, Malua Lamberti, Lucky

42. Swift and Silent (1990 TV Movie)

52 min | Documentary

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A sequel to "The silent hunter", this video examines the threatened habitats and the three great predators: the jaguar, the leopard and the cheetah, of the great South American jungle, the ... See full summary »

Star: Iain Winter-Smith

43. Secret

Documentary | Announced

I never knew of a morning in Africa when I woke that I was not happy.

44. Big Animal Rescue (2018– )

7 min | Documentary, Short

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All over Africa, wildlife veterinary experts risk their lives on a daily basis to protect some of our planets most endangered species. Driven by their passion for conservation and equipped ... See full summary »

Stars: Peter Terry, Brett Gardner, Lindsay Hunt, Elma Celeste Stafford

45. In the Shadow of Extinction: The Himalayan Brown Bear (1997 TV Movie)

48 min | Documentary

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Located at an average elevation of 4,000 metres, the Deosai plateau in Gilgit-Baltistan is one of the highest plateaus in the world. Legend has it that several centuries ago a huge giant ... See full synopsis »

Director: Jacques Goosen | Stars: Malcolm Gooding, Douw Grobler

46. Sense & Scentability (1998 TV Movie)

52 min | Documentary

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For millions of years, herbivores and carnivores have competed in the race of evolution. Over time, they developed more and more specialised features, survival techniques and superior ... See full summary »

Director: John Varty | Stars: Patricia Glynn, Sean Taylor

47. The Mating Game (1998 TV Movie)

52 min | Documentary

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Director: John Varty | Star: Patricia Glynn

48. The Heart of the Elephant

Documentary | Announced

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49. Ambush in Paradise (1999 TV Movie)

52 min | Documentary

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For millions of years, the annual migration in the Masai Mara has survived everything that the natural world has thrown at it. Wildebeest, Zebra and countless other species set off on this ... See full summary »

Director: Anton Truesdale | Star: Anton Schmidt

50. Dolphin Army (2008 TV Movie)

50 min | Documentary

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Fast and efficient, an ocean legion over 3,000 members strong is on the move. Using advanced underwater filming technology, Peter Lamberti and his team are able to record one of the fastest predators in the ocean: the common dolphin.

Votes: 6


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