South Africa (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)



1. Collision (2022)

99 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

3.8
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Freedom always comes at a price.

Director: Fabien Martorell | Stars: Tessa Jubber, Langley Kirkwood, Bonko Khoza, Zoey Sneedon

Votes: 611

2. Black Sails (2014–2017)

TV-MA | 56 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

8.2
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Follows Captain Flint and his pirates twenty years prior to Robert Louis Stevenson's classic novel "Treasure Island."

Stars: Jessica Parker Kennedy, Toby Stephens, Hannah New, Zach McGowan

Votes: 102,774

3. District 9 (2009)

R | 112 min | Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller

7.9
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81 Metascore

Violence ensues after an extraterrestrial race forced to live in slum-like conditions on Earth finds a kindred spirit in a government agent exposed to their biotechnology.

Director: Neill Blomkamp | Stars: Sharlto Copley, David James, Jason Cope, Nathalie Boltt

Votes: 673,054 | Gross: $115.65M

4. Glasshouse (2021)

97 min | Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller

5.5
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Confined to their glasshouse, a family survives The Shred, a toxin that erases memory. Until the sisters are seduced by a Stranger who shatters their peace and stirs a past best left buried.

Director: Kelsey Egan | Stars: Jessica Alexander, Anja Taljaard, Hilton Pelser, Adrienne Pearce

Votes: 524

5. Safe House (2012)

R | 115 min | Action, Thriller

6.7
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52 Metascore

A young CIA agent is tasked with looking after a fugitive in a safe house. But when the safe house is attacked, he finds himself on the run with his charge.

Director: Daniel Espinosa | Stars: Denzel Washington, Ryan Reynolds, Robert Patrick, Vera Farmiga

Votes: 221,507 | Gross: $126.37M

6. The Gods Must Be Crazy (1980)

PG | 109 min | Adventure, Comedy

7.3
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73 Metascore

A comic allegory about a traveling Bushman who encounters modern civilization and its stranger aspects, including a clumsy scientist and a band of revolutionaries.

Director: Jamie Uys | Stars: N!xau, Marius Weyers, Sandra Prinsloo, Louw Verwey

Votes: 55,885 | Gross: $30.03M

7. Silverton Siege (2022)

TV-MA | 100 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.2
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Follows three young freedom fighters who seek refuge in a South African bank in Silverton, and take the bank and its customers hostage and would only release them in exchange for the release of Nelson Mandela.

Director: Mandla Dube | Stars: Thabo Rametsi, Arnold Vosloo, Noxolo Dlamini, Stefan Erasmus

Votes: 3,228

8. My Octopus Teacher (2020)

TV-G | 85 min | Documentary

8.1
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82 Metascore

A filmmaker forges an unusual friendship with an octopus living in a South African kelp forest, learning as the animal shares the mysteries of her world.

Directors: Pippa Ehrlich, James Reed | Stars: Craig Foster, Tom Foster

Votes: 52,455

9. Eye in the Sky (2015)

R | 102 min | Action, Drama, Thriller

7.3
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73 Metascore

Col. Katherine Powell, a military officer in command of an operation to capture terrorists in Kenya, sees her mission escalate when a girl enters the kill zone triggering an international dispute over the implications of modern warfare.

Director: Gavin Hood | Stars: Helen Mirren, Aaron Paul, Alan Rickman, Barkhad Abdi

Votes: 85,769 | Gross: $18.70M

10. The Gods Must Be Crazy II (1989)

PG | 98 min | Comedy

6.8
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51 Metascore

Six people meet in the Kalahari desert: a female NYC lawyer flying with a local zoologist/pilot in a mini-plane, a Cuban and an African soldier taking each other POW, a Boer elephant poacher, and a Bushman looking for his two children.

Director: Jamie Uys | Stars: N!xau, Lena Farugia, Hans Strydom, Eiros

Votes: 16,926 | Gross: $6.29M

11. I Am All Girls (2021)

TV-MA | 107 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

5.9
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A special crimes investigator forms an unlikely bond with a serial killer to bring down a global child sex trafficking syndicate.

Director: Donovan Marsh | Stars: Erica Wessels, Hlubi Mboya, Leshego Molokwane, Nomvelo Makhanya

Votes: 5,829

12. Savage Beauty (2022– )

TV-MA | 45 min | Drama

4.9
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Seeking revenge for her tragic past, a mysterious woman embeds herself in a powerful family who possess a global beauty empire - and dark secrets.

Stars: Rosemary Zimu, Dumisani Mbebe, Nthati Moshesh, Jesse Suntele

Votes: 329

13. Reyka (2021– )

52 min | Crime

6.3
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In 1994 South Africa, a multiracial couple's daughter is kidnapped. She escapes, and as an adult she becomes a detective. Continuing to deal with her past trauma, Reyka Gama uses her skills... See full summary »

Stars: Kim Engelbrecht, Iain Glen, Anna-Mart van der Merwe, Rashaan Stackling

Votes: 640

14. Gaia (2021)

R | 96 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror

5.5
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64 Metascore

An injured forest ranger on a routine mission is saved by two off-the-grid survivalists. What is initially a welcome rescue grows more suspicious as the son and his renegade father reveal a cultish devotion to the forest.

Director: Jaco Bouwer | Stars: Monique Rockman, Carel Nel, Alex van Dyk, Anthony Oseyemi

Votes: 4,889

15. Seal Team (2021)

TV-Y7 | 101 min | Animation, Comedy

5.5
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Fearless seal Quinn assembles a squad of misfit recruits to stand up to ruthless sharks with razor-sharp teeth and reclaim the open sea.

Directors: Greig Cameron, Kane Croudace | Stars: J.K. Simmons, Dolph Lundgren, Sharlto Copley, Bumper Robinson

Votes: 1,318

16. Indemnity (2021)

124 min | Action, Thriller

4.6
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57 Metascore

An ex-Cape Town fireman's world is rocked when he wakes up next to his wife's dead body with no recollection of what transpired and all evidence pointing to him as the killer.

Director: Travis Taute | Stars: Jarrid Geduld, Gail Mabalane, Andre Jacobs, Nicole Fortuin

Votes: 289

17. Blood & Water (2020– )

TV-MA | 53 min | Drama, Mystery

6.6
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A local teen uncovers her family's secret past and navigates the complicated world of a South African high school.

Stars: Ama Qamata, Khosi Ngema, Gail Mabalane, Thabang Molaba

Votes: 3,094

18. Death Race 2 (2010 Video)

R | 96 min | Action, Crime, Sci-Fi

5.6
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Explores the origins of the first "Frankenstein" car driver, Carl "Luke" Lucas, who died in a race at the beginning of the first film.

Director: Roel Reiné | Stars: Luke Goss, Lauren Cohan, Sean Bean, Ving Rhames

Votes: 32,726

19. 24 Hours to Live (2017)

R | 93 min | Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller

5.7
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37 Metascore

An assassin seeks redemption after being given a second chance at life.

Director: Brian Smrz | Stars: Ethan Hawke, Qing Xu, Paul Anderson, Rutger Hauer

Votes: 14,456

20. Alison (II) (2016)

80 min | Documentary

7.5
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Raped. Disemboweled. Nearly decapitated. Dumped on the outskirts of a nature reserve, dead - or so they thought. She needed a hero that night, so that's what she became. This is Alison's tale. A tale of monsters, miracles and hope.

Director: Uga Carlini | Stars: Christia Visser, Alison Botha, De Klerk Oelofse, Zak Hendrikz

Votes: 1,195

21. Prey (I) (2007)

TV-MA | 92 min | Adventure, Drama, Horror

4.7
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An American family on holiday in Africa becomes lost in a game reserve and stalked by lions.

Director: Darrell Roodt | Stars: Bridget Moynahan, Peter Weller, Carly Schroeder, Jamie Bartlett

Votes: 8,137

22. Samson (2018)

PG-13 | 110 min | Action, Drama

4.4
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17 Metascore

After losing the love of his life to a cruel Philistine Prince, a young Hebrew with supernatural strength defends his people, sacrificing everything to avenge his love, his people, and God.

Directors: Bruce Macdonald, Gabriel Sabloff | Stars: Taylor James, Billy Zane, Lindsay Wagner, Caitlin Leahy

Votes: 4,559 | Gross: $4.72M

23. Slumber Party Massacre (2021)

TV-MA | 86 min | Horror

5.0
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A remake of the 1982 slasher film about sorority girls attacked by a maniac killer with a large electric drill.

Director: Danishka Esterhazy | Stars: Hannah Gonera, Frances Sholto-Douglas, Mila Rayne, Alex McGregor

Votes: 1,975

24. Lost Boys: The Thirst (2010 Video)

R | 81 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

5.0
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Multi-arrow crossbow? Check. Holy water grenade launcher? Ready. Stake-shooting M134? Got that, too. Edgar Frog is locked and loaded for his bloodiest badass battle yet with the undead.

Director: Dario Piana | Stars: Corey Feldman, Casey B. Dolan, Tanit Phoenix, Jamison Newlander

Votes: 4,510

25. Momentum (I) (2015)

Not Rated | 96 min | Action, Crime, Thriller

5.5
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18 Metascore

Four criminals steal diamonds from a safe-deposit box in Cape Town00including a drive containing a US senator's evil plans. He'll do anything to get it back from Alexis Olga Kurylenko.

Director: Stephen S. Campanelli | Stars: Olga Kurylenko, James Purefoy, Morgan Freeman, Greg Kriek

Votes: 15,867

26. The World Unseen (2007)

PG-13 | 93 min | Drama, Romance

6.5
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A drama centered on two women who engage in a dangerous relationship during South Africa's apartheid era.

Director: Shamim Sarif | Stars: Lisa Ray, Sheetal Sheth, Parvin Dabas, Nandana Sen

Votes: 4,312 | Gross: $0.02M

27. Moffie (2019)

Not Rated | 104 min | Drama, Romance, War

6.8
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69 Metascore

A young man in 1981 South Africa must complete his brutal and racist two years of compulsory military service while desperately maintaining the secrecy of his homosexuality.

Director: Oliver Hermanus | Stars: Kai Luke Brummer, Barbara-Marié Immelman, Michael Kirch, Remano De Beer

Votes: 3,019

28. Lioness (2021– )

Thriller

9.0
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A woman loses her children, her lover and her freedom when she is framed for fraud committed by her husband before his death.

Stars: Shannon Esra, Joshua Daniel Eady, Terrence Ngwila, Ilana Cilliers

Votes: 78

29. Kite (2014)

R | 90 min | Action, Crime, Thriller

4.4
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19 Metascore

After her cop father is killed, a young woman tracks the murderer down with the help of his ex-partner.

Director: Ralph Ziman | Stars: India Eisley, Jaco Muller, Annabel Linder, Christina Storm

Votes: 6,202

30. The Pirates of Somalia (2017)

R | 116 min | Biography, Drama

6.7
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54 Metascore

In 2008, rookie journalist Jay Bahadur forms a half-baked plan to embed himself with the pirates of Somalia. He ultimately succeeds in providing the first close-up look into who these men are, how they live, and the forces that drive them.

Director: Bryan Buckley | Stars: Al Pacino, Melanie Griffith, Evan Peters, Coral Peña

Votes: 10,048

31. Lake Placid: Legacy (2018 TV Movie)

R | 93 min | Action, Horror, Sci-Fi

3.4
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A group of urban explorers venture to a quiet lake in upstate Maine that is home to a deadly and forgotten secret. Unfortunately for them, they quickly discover they're not alone and encounter a deadly threat that can kill them all.

Director: Darrell Roodt | Stars: Katherine Barrell, Tim Rozon, Sai Bennett, Luke Newton

Votes: 2,298

32. Sniper: Reloaded (2011 Video)

R | 91 min | Action, Drama, Thriller

5.3
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The son of a renowned sniper decides to track down the sniper who ambushed his squad when they were sent to rescue a white planter in the Congo.

Director: Claudio Fäh | Stars: Chad Michael Collins, Richard Sammel, Annabel Wright, Billy Zane

Votes: 7,740

33. The Mangler (1995)

R | 106 min | Horror, Mystery

4.3
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8 Metascore

A laundry-folding machine has been possessed by a demon, causing it to develop homicidal tendencies.

Director: Tobe Hooper | Stars: Robert Englund, Ted Levine, Daniel Matmor, Jeremy Crutchley

Votes: 9,200 | Gross: $1.78M

34. Desert Rose (2022– )

Thriller

6.2
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Can an estranged father and his family find their way back to each other amidst crime, separation and constant crisis?

Stars: Neil Sandilands, Amalia Uys, Kai Luke Brummer, Christia Visser

Votes: 11

35. Fried Barry (2020)

99 min | Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi

5.6
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Barry is a drug-addled, abusive bastard who - after yet another bender - is abducted by aliens. Barry takes a backseat as an alien visitor assumes control of his body and takes it for a ... See full summary »

Director: Ryan Kruger | Stars: Gary Green, Chanelle de Jager, Brett Williams, Joey Cramer

Votes: 2,376

36. Recipes for Love and Murder (2022– )

60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.7
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Tannie Maria sees food as "medicine for the body and heart". She envies romance as much as she enjoys cooking and eating. But it's death that shakes up Tannie Maria's life, when one of the correspondents to her column is brutally murdered.

Stars: Maria Doyle Kennedy, Tony Kgoroge, Kylie Fisher, Jennifer Steyn

Votes: 36

37. Sarafina! (1992)

PG-13 | 117 min | Drama, Musical

6.2
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South African teenagers fight against apartheid in the Soweto Uprising.

Director: Darrell Roodt | Stars: Whoopi Goldberg, Leleti Khumalo, Miriam Makeba, John Kani

Votes: 2,021 | Gross: $7.31M

38. Revelation Road

Drama | Post-production

At the end of the world, Josh McManus, a man with a violent past and prophesied future, is reluctantly drawn into the final battle of good vs evil.

Stars: David A.R. White, Brian Bosworth, David Chevers, Andrea Logan

39. Girl from Nowhere (2017)

85 min | Drama

4.0
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A Cape Town couple, Katherine and Hugh, are headed to their mountain getaway, when they pick up a young woman hitchhiker, Liza, who carries a gun and may or may not be the devil herself.

Director: Mark Jackson | Stars: Tamryn Speirs, Scot Cooper, Christia Visser

Votes: 379

40. Space Mutiny (1988)

Not Rated | 91 min | Action, Adventure, Romance

2.0
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A pilot is the only hope to stop the mutiny of a spacecraft by its security crew, who plot to sell the crew of the ship into slavery.

Directors: David Winters, Neal Sundstrom | Stars: Reb Brown, John Phillip Law, James Ryan, Cameron Mitchell

Votes: 7,107

41. Red Water (2003 TV Movie)

R | 92 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

4.1
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A group of oil workers being held hostage by a group of gangsters on a small oil rig are attacked by a freshwater bull shark.

Director: Charles Robert Carner | Stars: Lou Diamond Phillips, Kristy Swanson, Coolio, Jaimz Woolvett

Votes: 2,857

42. Killer Force (1976)

R | 102 min | Action, Crime, Thriller

5.4
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A five-man team of professionals undertake a daring robbery at a diamond mine.

Director: Val Guest | Stars: Telly Savalas, Peter Fonda, Hugh O'Brian, Christopher Lee

Votes: 650

43. Triggered (I) (2020)

R | 94 min | Action, Comedy, Horror

5.1
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48 Metascore

Nine high school friends have a five-year reunion camping in a forest. They all have secrets. Their old science teacher straps a time bomb to each of them. Killing another gives one their time. Last one lives.

Director: Alastair Orr | Stars: Reine Swart, Russell Crous, Liesl Ahlers, Cameron Scott

Votes: 7,880

44. Kedibone (2020)

TV-MA | 94 min | Drama

4.6
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An exotically beautiful Sotho girl, Kedibone Manamela, chooses to live her youth on the fast lane. Veiled from her loyal childhood boyfriend's eyes, she bounces between being a good girl in... See full summary »

Director: Thomas Gumede | Stars: Natasha Thahane, Wright Ngubeni, Busisiwe Mtshali, Thabo Malema

Votes: 169

45. The Naked Prey (1965)

Approved | 96 min | Adventure, Drama, Thriller

7.3
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64 Metascore

During the 1800s, a safari guide, two elephant hunters and their crew run into trouble with the natives in the South African veld when they refuse to offer gifts to the tribesmen.

Director: Cornel Wilde | Stars: Cornel Wilde, Gert van den Bergh, Ken Gampu, Patrick Mynhardt

Votes: 5,370

46. Young Ones (2014)

R | 100 min | Action, Drama, Romance

5.8
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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: 9,795

47. Devilsdorp (2021– )

240 min | Documentary

7.9
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In 2016 a spate of brutal and mysterious killings grips the town of Krugersdorp.

Stars: Jana Marx, Cecilia Steyn, Gerrit Roberts, Henri van Breda

Votes: 213

48. Young, Famous & African (2022– )

TV-MA | 45 min | Reality-TV

4.4
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This reality series follows a group of famed, affluent young media stars in Johannesburg as they build careers, look for love and rekindle old flames.

Stars: Khanyi Mbau, Annie Macauley, Diamond Platnumz, Andile Ncube

Votes: 416

49. Griekwastad (2019)

103 min | Crime

7.3
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In 2012, Deon Steenkamp was murdered along with his wife Christelle and their teenage daughter Marthella on their farm Naauwhoek. GRIEKWASTAD, based on the bestselling true-crime novel by ... See full summary »

Director: Jozua Malherbe | Stars: Arnold Vosloo, Alex van Dyk, Jane de Wet, Tim Theron

Votes: 98

50. Bravo Two Zero (1999 TV Movie)

R | 122 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

6.7
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This is the true story of the most highly decorated British patrol since the Boer war: an eight man SAS team inserted behind Iraqi lines during the Gulf War in January 1991. Their mission ... See full summary »

Director: Tom Clegg | Stars: Sean Bean, Jamie Bartlett, Kevin Collins, Ian Curtis

Votes: 4,106


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