With Lion Mountain Media (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)



1. Africa's Deadliest (2011– )

Documentary

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Africa is a land sculpted by time where animals have evolved complex weapons to arm them in the battle to live another day. An elephant's tusks can defend, or attack. An octopus uses ... See full summary »

Stars: Jason Alan Carvell, Dave Fennoy, John Hunerlach, Bill Graves

Votes: 58

2. My Father's War (2016)

97 min | Drama, War

7.8
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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: Neels Clasen, David Dukas, Richard Lukunku, Erica Wessels

Votes: 42

3. 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: 305

4. Aerial Africa (2017– )

TV-G | 50 min | Documentary

7.6
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Aerial Africa reveals the fascinating stories you'd never find if you weren't in the air.

Stars: Ike Amadi, Peter Terry

Votes: 39

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. Angola the war (2017 Video)

120 min | Documentary, History

6.4
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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: 17

7. Caught in the Act (2007– )

45 min | Documentary

7.5
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Don't blink, don't scream and whatever you do, don't forget to press 'record'.

Stars: Dan Morgan, Bill Graves, Stuart Bassil, Brent Addison

Votes: 15

8. Massive Africa (2019– )

50 min | 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

9. Wild Africa: Rivers of Life (2018)

Documentary

8.2
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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: 14

10. Deadly Hunters (2020– )

Documentary, Action, Adventure

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The Earth, our planet, is a magnificent and diverse world, filled to the brim with life. But life, in all its forms, cannot exist except within a very specific set of rules - among many, to... See full summary »

11. African River Wild (2016– )

50 min | Documentary

6.2
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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

Votes: 5

12. Predator Bay (2003 TV Movie)

50 min | Documentary

8.0
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This is the story of an incredible place where predators thrive, in particular, where the apex predators of the river meet the most powerful predators of the ocean. Kosi Bay is a beautiful ... See full summary »

Director: Peter Lamberti | Star: Anthony Fridjhon

Votes: 13

13. Wild Kingdoms (2019– )

Documentary, Family

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WILD is an unforgettable expedition across diverse landscapes of Africa exploring the fascinating lives of their extraordinary inhabitants. This 6-part series showcases the vast expanse of ... See full summary »

14. The Heart of the Elephant

50 min | Documentary | Completed

There is a mystery behind that masked grey visage, and ancient life force, delicate and mighty, awesome and enchanted, commanding the silence ordinarily reserved for mountain peaks, great fires, and the sea.

Stars: Nathan Pilcher, Peter Lamberti, Nick Ball, Francoise Malby Anthony

15. Leopard Queen (2010– )

50 min | Documentary

8.9
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Powerful. Deadly. Elusive. Manana is a wild leopard. She could kill a man with ease. Yet besides her sits JV, unarmed and unharmed no bars, no cage. She gently brushes past him, almost ... See full summary »

Stars: John Varty, Joseph May, Elman Mnongu

Votes: 11

16. 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

17. Africa's Super Seven (2005)

52 min | Documentary

7.3
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On the northern bank of the Sand River in the Mala-Mala Game Reserve in South Africa, seven magnificent creatures reside in an area the size of Manhattan Island. Tracking them for 24 hours reveals a never-ending daily drama.

Votes: 62

18. 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

19. Great Rivers of Africa (1996)

30 min | Documentary

7.1
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Travel 13 of the greatest rivers in Africa. From rivers that hide underground to vast sweeps of water that thunder over some of the most dramatic waterfalls in the world; Waterways that ... See full summary »

Votes: 8

20. Big Cat Challenge (2002 TV Movie)

47 min | Documentary

4.6
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Lions, cheetahs and leopards: each cat has its own special hunting strategies, family upbringing and survival techniques. We focus on their behavior and competitive interaction in our quest... See full summary »

Director: Brea Bergh | Star: Peter Terry

Votes: 7

21. The Last Lioness (2009 TV Movie)

50 min | Documentary

8.4
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A haunting roar echoes across the Liuwa Plain. There is no answer, there hasn't been for years. She has no pride, no support - she alone must safeguard her own survival. She is Lady Liuwa, the Last Lioness.

Director: Bronwyn Watkins | Stars: Herbert Brauer, Lady Liuwa

Votes: 23

22. Shark vs. Whale (2020 TV Movie)

TV-PG | 45 min | Documentary

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A routine drone survey turns deadly when Ryan Johnson, a marine biologist based in South Africa, films a humpback whale being attacked and strategically drowned by a Great white shark. This... See full summary »

Stars: Ryan Johnson, Ted Stewart

23. 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

24. Adapt to Survive (2020– )

Documentary

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

25. Mother Warthog (2009 TV Movie)

50 min | Documentary

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Half-Tusk is the matriarch of a small family group of warthogs and has recently given birth to this season's litter, three tiny females. Half-Tusk has never raised an entire litter to ... See full summary »

Votes: 8

26. Predators in Peril (2007 TV Movie)

50 min | Documentary

8.2
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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.

Votes: 5

27. Journey of the Giant (1999)

TV-G | 52 min | Documentary

6.7
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The world's tropical waters are inhabited by the whale shark - a fish that dwarfs all others.

Director: Stefania Muller

Votes: 15

28. The Ghosts of the Great Salt Lake (2001)

PG | 50 min | Documentary

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With summer temperatures in excess of 50.c - and surrounded by 12,000 square kilometres of bare, white, alkaline mud - Bom's mother, Venus, has to establish a territory, bring up her cubs ... See full summary »

Directors: Peter Lamberti, Anton Truesdale | Star: Glynn Maude

29. 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.

30. America's Deadliest Sharks (2020 TV Movie)

44 min | Documentary

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Up to 175 species of shark live in the oceans around the United States but only a handful of those have been known to attack humans. Despite that, we have more shark attacks here every year than the rest of the world combined.

Stars: Chuck Bangley, Ty Bretz, Patrick Bruff, Mike Coots

31. 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

32. Shark Quest (2003)

PG | 50 min | Documentary

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Underwater photographers dive alongside Great White sharks.

Stars: Mark Priest, Michael Richard, Rob Torelli

33. Lion Army (2009 TV Movie)

50 min | Documentary

7.2
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In the Kruger National Park there is a hunting force that rivals anything else in Africa - a lion pride, 28 members strong! Despite the females' hunting prowess, nine adolescent males ... See full summary »

Votes: 20

34. Return of the White Lion (2008 TV Movie)

50 min | Documentary

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White lions are rarer than the legendary snow leopard of the Himalayas and they occur naturally in only one place on earth - The Timbavati Reserve in South Africa. But very few white lions ... See full summary »

Star: Linda Tucker

35. 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

36. Baffalo Warrior (2007 TV Movie)

50 min | Documentary

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Reputed as one of Africa's deadliest animals, buffalo are one of the fiercest and most powerful members of the Big 5. Their volatile tempers and tendency to charge and gore their opponents ... See full summary »

Star: Lindsay Hunt

37. Lions Behaving Badly (2005)

50 min | Documentary

6.2
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Not only is Zimbabwe's Hwange National park home to the world's largest concentration of elephants and wild dog's but it also supports more then 300 lions, which feast on an unusual abundance of herbivore prey.

Star: Karl Jenkinson

Votes: 8

38. Elephants in the Room (2013 TV Movie)

TV-G | 50 min | Documentary, Family

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The largest creature that walks this planet is shrouded in mystery. The majestic, intelligent elephant is the subject of Nathan Pilcher- a qualified guide and cinematographer- who is in the... See full summary »

Star: Chris Cook

39. Cheetah Blood Brothers (2007 TV Movie)

50 min | Documentary

7.6
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Will the Cheetah blood brothers survive the odds stacked against them?

Votes: 8

40. Kids Safari Seychelles (2019– )

7 min | Documentary, Short, Adventure

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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: Luca Lamberti, Malua Lamberti

41. Greatest Shoal on Earth (2000)

50 min | Documentary, Adventure

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The Sardine Run - One of the most spectacular marine wildlife events in the world. Millions of sardines swim along the South coast of Africa pursued by thousands of dolphins, countless ... See full summary »

Director: Peter Lamberti

42. Elephant Dynasties (2020)

50 min | Documentary

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43. 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: 16

44. Predator Battleground (2009 TV Movie)

50 min | Documentary

7.6
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On Botswana's Savuti Channel, two armies wage war. The Duma Tau wild dog pack and the Savuti hyena clan compete savagely for territory and prey all in an effort to rear the next generation ... See full summary »

Votes: 5

45. 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

46. Hippo Hell (2007 TV Movie)

50 min | Documentary

6.2
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The dry season is always a struggle for the animals in the in the Luangwa Valley in Zambia - forced to share the last remaining water in the river. This is most strongly felt by the hippo ... See full summary »

Votes: 8

47. Lions of Crocodile River (2007 TV Movie)

50 min | Documentary, Drama

7.4
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Lazy relatives. Jealous neighbors. Runaway kids. The everyday troubles of one family - except this family is a pride of lions. Shot over three years during the most extreme seasonal changes... See full summary »

Votes: 19

48. Savage Instinct (1999 TV Movie)

52 min | Documentary

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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

49. 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

50. 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 | Stars: Afslurpie, John Hedges


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