South Africa (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)
3. District 9 (2009)
R | 112 min | Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
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.
Votes: 673,054 | Gross: $115.65M
4. Glasshouse (2021)
97 min | Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
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.
5. Safe House (2012)
R | 115 min | Action, Thriller
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.
Votes: 221,507 | Gross: $126.37M
6. The Gods Must Be Crazy (1980)
PG | 109 min | Adventure, Comedy
A comic allegory about a traveling Bushman who encounters modern civilization and its stranger aspects, including a clumsy scientist and a band of revolutionaries.
Votes: 55,885 | Gross: $30.03M
7. Silverton Siege (2022)
TV-MA | 100 min | Action, Crime, Drama
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.
9. Eye in the Sky (2015)
R | 102 min | Action, Drama, Thriller
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.
Votes: 85,769 | Gross: $18.70M
10. The Gods Must Be Crazy II (1989)
PG | 98 min | Comedy
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.
Votes: 16,926 | Gross: $6.29M
11. I Am All Girls (2021)
TV-MA | 107 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
A special crimes investigator forms an unlikely bond with a serial killer to bring down a global child sex trafficking syndicate.
13. Reyka (2021– )
52 min | Crime
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 »
14. Gaia (2021)
R | 96 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror
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.
15. Seal Team (2021)
TV-Y7 | 101 min | Animation, Comedy
Fearless seal Quinn assembles a squad of misfit recruits to stand up to ruthless sharks with razor-sharp teeth and reclaim the open sea.
16. Indemnity (2021)
124 min | Action, Thriller
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.
20. Alison (II) (2016)
80 min | Documentary
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.
22. Samson (2018)
PG-13 | 110 min | Action, Drama
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.
Votes: 4,559 | Gross: $4.72M
24. Lost Boys: The Thirst (2010 Video)
R | 81 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy
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.
25. Momentum (I) (2015)
Not Rated | 96 min | Action, Crime, Thriller
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.
27. Moffie (2019)
Not Rated | 104 min | Drama, Romance, War
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.
30. The Pirates of Somalia (2017)
R | 116 min | Biography, Drama
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.
31. Lake Placid: Legacy (2018 TV Movie)
R | 93 min | Action, Horror, Sci-Fi
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.
32. Sniper: Reloaded (2011 Video)
R | 91 min | Action, Drama, Thriller
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.
35. Fried Barry (2020)
99 min | Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
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 »
36. Recipes for Love and Murder (2022– )
60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
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.
39. Girl from Nowhere (2017)
85 min | Drama
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.
40. Space Mutiny (1988)
Not Rated | 91 min | Action, Adventure, Romance
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.
41. Red Water (2003 TV Movie)
R | 92 min | Action, Adventure, Crime
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.
43. Triggered (I) (2020)
R | 94 min | Action, Comedy, Horror
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.
44. Kedibone (2020)
TV-MA | 94 min | Drama
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 »
45. The Naked Prey (1965)
Approved | 96 min | Adventure, Drama, Thriller
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.
49. Griekwastad (2019)
103 min | Crime
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 »
50. Bravo Two Zero (1999 TV Movie)
R | 122 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
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 »