South Africa (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)



1. Seriously Single (2020)

TV-MA | 107 min | Comedy, Romance

4.2
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Dineo is the definition of serial monogamist. She dates to fall in love; she falls in love to get married. But she never gets married. She always ends up being dumped. When she meets Lunga ... See full summary »

Directors: Katleho Ramaphakela, Rethabile Ramaphakela | Stars: Fulu Mugovhani, Tumi Morake, Bohang Moeko, Yonda Thomas

Votes: 596

2. Black Sails (2014–2017)

TV-MA | 56 min | 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: 89,805

3. 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: 201,777 | Gross: $126.37M

4. 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: 629,389 | Gross: $115.65M

5. Moffie (2019)

104 min | Drama, Romance, War

7.0
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Nicholas has long known he is different, that there is something shameful and unacceptable in him that must stay hidden, denied even. But South Africa's minority government are embroiled in... See full summary »

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

Votes: 731

6. Trackers (2019– )

Crime, Drama, Thriller

6.2
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Action series featuring various stories of organized crime, diamond smuggling, Black Rhinos, the CIA and terrorism in Cape Town, South Africa.

Stars: Tamer Burjaq, Emmanuel Castis, James Gracie, Sisanda Henna

Votes: 540

7. Chappie (2015)

R | 120 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.8
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41 Metascore

In the near future, crime is patrolled by a mechanized police force. When one police droid, Chappie, is stolen and given new programming, he becomes the first robot with the ability to think and feel for himself.

Director: Neill Blomkamp | Stars: Sharlto Copley, Dev Patel, Hugh Jackman, Sigourney Weaver

Votes: 225,569 | Gross: $31.57M

8. The Giver (2014)

PG-13 | 97 min | Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi

6.5
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47 Metascore

In a seemingly perfect community, without war, pain, suffering, differences or choice, a young boy is chosen to learn from an elderly man about the true pain and pleasure of the "real" world.

Director: Phillip Noyce | Stars: Brenton Thwaites, Jeff Bridges, Meryl Streep, Taylor Swift

Votes: 110,148 | Gross: $45.09M

9. Blood & Water (2020– )

TV-MA | Drama, Mystery

6.2
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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: 1,381

10. 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: 51,451 | Gross: $30.03M

11. 24 Hours to Live (2017)

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

5.8
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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: 11,995

12. Lost Boys: The Thirst (2010 Video)

R | 81 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

5.1
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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, Tanit Phoenix Copley, Casey B. Dolan, Jamison Newlander

Votes: 3,993

13. The Soul Collector (II) (2019)

Not Rated | 100 min | Horror

4.9
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An old man, fated to collect souls for eternity, seeks atonement after trading his daughter's soul.

Director: Harold Holscher | Stars: Tshamano Sebe, Inge Beckmann, Keita Luna, Garth Breytenbach

Votes: 654

14. Lake Placid: Legacy (2018 TV Movie)

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

3.5
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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: 1,751

15. Queen Sono (2020– )

TV-MA | 43 min | Action, Crime, Drama

5.9
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A drama about a secret agent who fights crime while dealing with crises in her personal life.

Stars: Pearl Thusi, Vuyo Dabula, Sechaba Morojele, Chi Mhende

Votes: 846

16. 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: 30,407

17. 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: 4,053 | Gross: $4.72M

18. Momentum (I) (2015)

Not Rated | 96 min | Action, Crime, Thriller

5.5
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18 Metascore

4 criminals steal diamonds from a safe deposit box in Cape Town - including 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: 13,831

19. Hunting Emma (2017)

TV-14 | 102 min | Action, Thriller

5.9
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Gentle, beautiful, pacifist Emma witnesses a murder in the wild. Six violent men killing a cop in cold blood. So, they hunt her like an animal in the desolate Karoo. She should have been easy prey. But life is full of surprises

Director: Byron Davis | Stars: Leandie du Randt, Neels van Jaarsveld, Tim Theron, Bouwer Bosch

Votes: 973

20. Wer (2013)

R | 89 min | Action, Horror, Mystery

5.9
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A defense attorney begins to suspect that there might be more to her client, who is charged with the murders of a vacationing family, than meets the eye.

Director: William Brent Bell | Stars: A.J. Cook, Brian Scott O'Connor, Sebastian Roché, Simon Quarterman

Votes: 7,708

21. Dust Devil (1992)

R | 87 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

6.2
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A woman on the run from her abusive husband encounters a mysterious hitch-hiker.

Director: Richard Stanley | Stars: Robert John Burke, Chelsea Field, Zakes Mokae, John Matshikiza

Votes: 4,704

22. 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: 9,096

23. Accident (I) (2017)

95 min | Action, Thriller

3.3
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A group of teenagers suffer a terrible accident during a joy ride and get trapped at the bottom of a ravine.

Director: Dan Tondowski | Stars: Tamer Burjaq, Stephanie Schildknecht, Roxane Hayward, Nathan Lynn

Votes: 779

24. Fried Barry (2020)

99 min | Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi

6.8
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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, Brett Williams, Joey Cramer, Sean Cameron Michael

Votes: 65

25. Space Mutiny (1988)

Not Rated | 91 min | Action, Adventure, Romance

2.1
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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: 6,502

26. Tremors 5: Bloodlines (2015 Video)

PG-13 | 99 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

5.3
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The giant, man-eating Graboids are back and even deadlier than before, terrorizing the inhabitants of a South African wildlife reserve as they attack from below-and above.

Director: Don Michael Paul | Stars: Brandon Auret, Natalie Becker, Emmanuel Castis, Michael Gross

Votes: 6,564

27. 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: 8,214 | Gross: $1.78M

28. Lost in the Desert (1969)

G | 81 min | Adventure, Drama, Thriller

6.9
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After a plane crash a young boy and his dog wander through the Kalahari desert.

Director: Jamie Uys | Stars: Wynand Uys, Jamie Uys, Lady Frolic of Belvedale, Wilhelm Esterhuizen

Votes: 379

29. 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: 7,567

30. Hole in the Wall (2020)

TV-MA | 104 min | Drama

6.5
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Diagnosed with colon cancer, a free-spirited man embarks on an illuminating road trip with his son through South Africa.

Directors: Andre Odendaal, Johan Vorster | Stars: Nicholas Campbell, Anna Davel, Bheki Mkhwane, Andre Odendaal

Votes: 47

31. The Gods Must Be Crazy II (1989)

PG | 98 min | Comedy

6.9
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6 people comically 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 2 children.

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

Votes: 15,713 | Gross: $6.29M

32. 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: 4,878

33. The World Unseen (2007)

PG-13 | 93 min | Drama, Romance

6.6
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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: 3,728 | Gross: $0.02M

34. Sarafina! (1992)

PG-13 | 117 min | Drama, Musical

6.4
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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: 1,792 | Gross: $7.31M

35. Die Antwoord: Ugly Boy (2014 Video)

5 min | Short, Fantasy, Horror

7.5
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Cameo-heavy music video filled with Zef counter-culture movement abstract imagery.

Director: Ninja | Stars: Die Antwoord, Jack Black, Marilyn Manson, Flea

Votes: 422

36. Shadow (2019– )

TV-MA | 45 min | Action

6.6
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In Johannesburg, tough ex-cop Shadow pursues justice on his own terms and seeks to help those who are powerless to protect themselves.

Stars: Pallance Dladla, Khathu Ramabulana, Amanda Du-Pont, Tumie Ngumla

Votes: 754

37. Sniper: Reloaded (2011 Video)

R | 91 min | Action, Drama, Thriller

5.4
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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: 7,083

38. Griekwastad (2019)

100 min | Crime

7.7
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In 2012, Deon Steenkamp was murdered along with his wife Christel 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, Daniah De Villiers, Sisanda Henna, Rolanda Marais

Votes: 34

39. Girl from Nowhere (2017)

85 min | Drama

3.9
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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: 204

40. House on Willow Street (2016)

Unrated | 90 min | Action, Crime, Horror

4.8
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After a young woman is kidnapped, her captors soon come to realize that in fact they may be the ones in danger and this young woman has a dark secret inside her.

Director: Alastair Orr | Stars: Sharni Vinson, Carlyn Burchell, Steven John Ward, Gustav Gerdener

Votes: 6,613

41. Taking Earth (2017)

Not Rated | 100 min | Sci-Fi

2.6
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The human race is thrown into chaos as an alien invasion takes control of the planet in an effort to find one boy out of 7 billion people who holds the power to destroy them.

Director: Grant Humphreys | Stars: Ronan Quarmby, Brad Richards, Marco Torlage, Richard Sorensen

Votes: 1,024

42. Bravo Two Zero (1999 TV Movie)

R | 122 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

6.8
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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: 3,724

43. The Harvesters (2018)

102 min | Drama

6.6
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South Africa, Free State region, isolated stronghold to the Afrikaans white ethnic minority culture. In this conservative farming territory obsessed with strength and masculinity, Janno is ... See full summary »

Director: Etienne Kallos | Stars: Brent Vermeulen, Alex van Dyk, Juliana Venter, Morné Visser

Votes: 644

44. Alison (II) (2016)

80 min | Documentary

7.6
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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, De Klerk Oelofse, Zak Hendrikz, Alison Botha

Votes: 748

45. Khumba (2013)

Not Rated | 85 min | Animation, Adventure, Family

5.7
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40 Metascore

Rejected by his superstitious herd, a half-striped zebra embarks on a daring quest to earn his stripes but finds the courage and self-acceptance to save all the animals of the Great Karoo.

Director: Anthony Silverston | Stars: Jake T. Austin, Adrian Rhodes, Sam Riegel, Bryce Papenbrook

Votes: 5,453 | Gross: $0.00M

47. Spud (2010)

103 min | Comedy, Drama

6.7
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It's South Africa 1990. Two major events are about to happen: The release of Nelson Mandela and, more importantly, it's Spud Milton's first year at an elite boys only private boarding school.

Director: Donovan Marsh | Stars: John Cleese, Troye Sivan, Jamie Royal, Sven Ruygrok

Votes: 2,458

48. Adventures in Zambezia (2012)

G | 83 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

5.8
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Set in a bustling bird city on the edge of the majestic Victoria Falls, "Zambezia" is the story of Kai, a naïve, but high-spirited young falcon who travels to the bird city of "Zambezia", ... See full summary »

Director: Wayne Thornley | Stars: Leonard Nimoy, Jeremy Suarez, Abigail Breslin, Jeff Goldblum

Votes: 6,590

49. French Toast (2015)

87 min | Romance

5.6
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Lisa lives with her father, Izak on a wine farm in Franschoek. Her mother died some time ago, and left a french toast recipe that only a few people know. One day she finds her mothers diary... See full summary »

Directors: Paul Krüger, Anél Stolp | Stars: Lika Berning, Thierry Ballarin, Deon Lotz, Heléne Lombard

Votes: 147

50. Beauty (2011)

Unrated | 99 min | Drama

6.2
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Portrait of a closeted gay husband/father living a life of quiet middle-aged desperation who becomes fixated on a friend's handsome collegiate son, leading to an incident.

Director: Oliver Hermanus | Stars: Deon Lotz, Charlie Keegan, Michelle Scott, Albert Maritz

Votes: 1,659


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