Feature Film, Afrikaans (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)



1. Heidi (2015)

111 min | Drama, Family

7.5
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A story of a young girl who lives in the Swiss Alps with her goat herding Grandfather.

Director: Alain Gsponer | Stars: Anuk Steffen, Anna Schinz, Lilian Naef, Bruno Ganz

Votes: 5,425

2. Moffie (2019)

Not Rated | 104 min | Drama, Romance, War

6.9
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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: 2,434

3. The Gods Must Be Crazy II (1989)

PG | 98 min | Comedy

6.9
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51 Metascore

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: 16,496 | Gross: $6.29M

4. 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: 1,156

5. A Dry White Season (1989)

R | 106 min | Drama, Thriller

7.0
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68 Metascore

A white middle class South African suburbanite with no interest in politics agrees to help his black gardener find his jailed son. His investigation opens his eyes to the horrors committed by the secret police and turns him into a target.

Director: Euzhan Palcy | Stars: Donald Sutherland, Janet Suzman, Zakes Mokae, Jürgen Prochnow

Votes: 5,441 | Gross: $3.77M

6. Griekwastad (2019)

103 min | Crime

7.4
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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, Alex van Dyk, Jane de Wet, Tim Theron

Votes: 79

7. Fiela se Kind (2019)

120 min | Drama

6.5
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A coloured woman living in the arid Karoo takes in a lost white child and raises him as her own. Nine years later, the boy is removed and forced to live in the Knysna Forest with a family of woodcutters who claim that he is theirs.

Director: Brett Michael Innes | Stars: Zenobia Kloppers, Luca Bornman, Wayne Smith, Drikus Volschenk

Votes: 86

8. Poena Is Koning (2007)

85 min | Comedy, Music

6.8
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The journey, misadventures, and sexual mishaps of an up and coming musician.

Director: Willie Esterhuizen | Stars: Robbie Wessels, Gerhard Odendaal, Perlé van Schalkwyk, Lizz Meiring

Votes: 73

9. Lien se Lankstaanskoene (2012)

94 min | Drama

6.7
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When a single, alcoholic mother's state worsens, her high school daughter resorts to begging on the streets to support their family.

Director: Andre Odendaal | Stars: Carmen Pretorius, Franci Swanepoel, Tiaan Kelderman, Elize Cawood

Votes: 60

10. Tess (I) (2016)

86 min | Drama

6.8
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When sex worker Tess falls pregnant, she has to fight to keep her past from swallowing her whole.

Director: Meg Rickards | Stars: Christia Visser, Brendon Daniels, Nse Ikpe-Etim, Dann Jaques Mouton

Votes: 224

11. 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: 1,781

12. 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: 787

13. Jou Romeo (2016)

90 min | Comedy, Romance

6.5
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When the budget gets cut for Romeo and Juliet, the drama geeks Yvette and Tyler have to think of a plan to save their production. However, this plan involves unforeseen consequences for the new hero of the show, Marko Marais.

Director: Andre Velts | Stars: Elani Dekker, Ruan Wessels, Christopher Van Der Westhuizen, Ruan Blum

Votes: 52

14. Road to your Heart (2014)

Not Rated | 112 min | Adventure, Romance

6.8
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Basson has five days to make it to his father's funeral in Cape Town, but needs to complete certain tasks on this trip before he can call the family company his own. On the road he meets ... See full summary »

Director: Jaco Smit | Stars: Ivan Botha, DonnaLee Roberts, Marius Weyers, Franci Swanepoel

Votes: 761

15. Kanarie (2018)

Unrated | 123 min | Drama, Musical, War

7.6
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A coming-of-age war musical about a small town boy who gets chosen to serve his compulsory two year military training in the South African Defence Force Choir and Concert group- known as ... See full summary »

Director: Christiaan Olwagen | Stars: Schalk Bezuidenhout, Hannes Otto, Germandt Geldenhuys, Gérard Rudolf

Votes: 534

16. Flatland (2019)

117 min | Adventure, Western

5.8
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A contemporary Western, a journey of self-discovery for three different but equally trapped women. A portrait of femininity against a hostile land, questioning what it means to be a woman today in South Africa and the world at large.

Director: Jenna Cato Bass | Stars: Faith Baloyi, Nicole Fortuin, Izel Bezuidenhout, De Klerk Oelofse

Votes: 206

17. Number 37 (2018)

100 min | Thriller

6.3
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78 Metascore

Entrapped in his apartment, Randal Hendricks, a recent paraplegic, is given a gift of binoculars by his devoted girlfriend, Pam. But Randal is in financial debt to Emmie, a sadistic loan ... See full summary »

Director: Nosipho Dumisa | Stars: Aphinda Afaika, Irshaad Ally, Ben Appolis, Henry Aylward

Votes: 551

18. Blood and Glory (2016)

Not Rated | 136 min | Drama, History, Sport

6.5
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Set during the Anglo Boer War, prisoners of war take a stand against their captors

Director: Sean Else | Stars: Stian Bam, Charlotte Salt, Grant Swanby, Patrick Connolly

Votes: 249

19. Ballade vir 'n Enkeling (2015)

139 min | Mystery

7.8
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After a prolific South African writer disappears, a journalist is motivated by ambition to uncover the writer's secret history.

Director: Quentin Krog | Stars: DonnaLee Roberts, Armand Aucamp, Rolanda Marais, Jacques Bessenger

Votes: 331

20. Bakgat! (2008)

Not Rated | 96 min | Comedy

6.3
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Wimpie Koekemoer - the biggest geek in school. He is constantly embarrassed by his conservative mother and his strange father, especially in front of girls. Wimpie dreams of being popular. ... See full summary »

Director: Henk Pretorius | Stars: Ivan Botha, Cherie van der Merwe, Altus Theart, Andrew Thompson

Votes: 307

21. As Jy Sing (2013)

108 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

6.6
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A conventional music teacher lives for his singing group who are outcasts at their sport-mad school. Circumstances force the group to stand up for what they believe in, because when they sing, they find meaning in life.

Director: Andre Odendaal | Stars: Bobby van Jaarsveld, Leah Van Niekerk, Bok van Blerk, Karlien van Jaarsveld

Votes: 116

22. Nul is nie niks nie (2017)

96 min | Family

8.1
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The story of three friends (Chicken, Drikus and Chris) coming together to make Drikus's last dream come true - to make a zombie movie. Chicken, in the meantime, is still coming to terms with his Dad's death.

Director: Morné du Toit | Stars: Jaden Van Der Merwe, Pieter Louw, Daniah De Villiers, Antoinette Louw

Votes: 32

23. Lipstiek Dipstiek (1994)

96 min | Comedy

7.3
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Francois Coertze stars as Poennie, a blue collar Afrikaans boy coming to grips with life, romance and lust. He is on the verge of manhood and finds himself trapped in a relationship with a ... See full summary »

Director: Willie Esterhuizen | Stars: Lizz Meiring, Francois Coertze, Julie Hartley, Jozua van der Lugt

Votes: 102

24. Fiela's Child (1988)

105 min | Drama

7.0
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A coloured woman in South Africa finds a white baby on her doorstep and raises him as her own. Nine years later,he is discovered and taken away.

Director: Katinka Heyns | Stars: Shaleen Surtie-Richards, André Rossouw, Lida Botha, Dawid Minnaar

Votes: 183

25. Semi-Soet (2012)

107 min | Comedy, Romance

7.1
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A young woman is desperate to save her company from a take-over. When she hears that being in a relationship will get her a deal, she hires a model to be her fake boyfriend.

Director: Joshua Rous | Stars: Anel Alexander, Nico Panagio, Sandra Vaughn, Louw Venter

Votes: 458

26. 3 Needles (2005)

Not Rated | 127 min | Drama

6.3
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48 Metascore

A three-paneled look at the worldwide A.I.D.S. crisis. Three tragic stories taking place in South Africa, China, and Montréal.

Director: Thom Fitzgerald | Stars: Chloë Sevigny, Lucy Liu, Shawn Ashmore, Mabel Adams

Votes: 1,342

27. Noem My Skollie: Call Me Thief (2016)

140 min | Crime, Drama

7.6
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A film based on the true life story of a young man who becomes a storyteller in jail.

Director: Daryne Joshua | Stars: Sandi Schultz, Tarryn Wyngaard, Gantane Kusch, Christian Bennett

Votes: 216

28. Die Spook van Uniondale (2014)

107 min | Romance

5.4
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Based on the true story of the famous ghost in the small town of Uniondale South Africa.

Director: Pierre Smith | Stars: Adam Tas, Tanya van Graan, Ivan Zimmermann, André Stolz

Votes: 91

29. Panic Mechanic (1996)

102 min | Comedy

6.0
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After Hanky Pranky (alias Schucks), star of a candid camera TV show, loses his job to affirmative action, he applies for a job at a stress academy. It's not long before Schucks discovers ... See full summary »

Director: David Lister | Stars: Leon Schuster, Frantz Dobrowsky, Tolla van der Merwe, Nana Stapelberg

Votes: 202

30. Liefling (2010)

114 min | Musical

5.6
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Liefling Marais, is an adventure-loving young girl with a passion for life. She lives on a farm in Hartbeespoort with her father Simon, mother Linda, grandfather Karel, brother Kobus and ... See full summary »

Director: Brian Webber | Stars: Lika Berning, Bobby van Jaarsveld, Elize Cawood, Rouel Beukes

Votes: 118

31. Vir Altyd (2016)

100 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.2
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Childhood friends, Nina and Hugo chose different paths in life. Years later Hugo returns to his hometown, unbeknownst to him, the day before Nina's wedding. Events on the wedding day throw ... See full summary »

Director: Jaco Smit | Stars: Ivan Botha, DonnaLee Roberts, Elize Cawood, Wilson Dunster

Votes: 421

32. Four Corners (2013)

TV-MA | 119 min | Crime, Thriller

6.6
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Fatherless and raised by his grandmother, thirteen year old Ricardo Galam lives in South Africa's Cape Flats, a unique and volatile sub culture dominated by two Number gangs, the 26 and 28.... See full summary »

Director: Ian Gabriel | Stars: Brendon Daniels, Jezriel Skei, Lindiwe Matshikiza, Irshaad Ally

Votes: 390

33. For the Birds (2016)

121 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.9
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During the South African 70's, a young nurse ruffles feathers as she shows a small town, and its golden boy, what it means to be an independent woman.

Director: Quentin Krog | Stars: Simoné Pretorius, Francois Jacobs, Lara Kinnear, Bennie Fourie

Votes: 260

34. The Pro (2015)

94 min | Drama

6.6
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DIE PRO ("The Pro") tells the story of a young surfer, Tiaan Nothnagel, that has to come to terms with the accidental death of his best friend, Dirkie Lawrence, just before their last year ... See full summary »

Director: Andre Velts | Stars: Edwin van der Walt, Reine Swart, Vilje Maritz, Arno Greeff

Votes: 214

35. Mooirivier (2015)

105 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.3
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Another first for South Africa's fast growing film industry - A multiple story line ensemble romantic dramedy capturing the essence of what love looks like in all it's different shapes and ... See full summary »

Directors: Rene van Rooyen, Tim Theron | Stars: Tim Theron, Anel Alexander, Nadia Beukes, Hykie Berg

Votes: 77

36. Jonathan: Die Movie (2016)

100 min | Comedy

7.5
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Jonathan, a dreamer and wannabe stand-up comedian in his late 20's, still lives with parents. After another failed open mic performance he gets drunk and crashes his father's car on the way... See full summary »

Director: Salmon de Jager | Stars: Anel Alexander, Jacques Bessenger, Rikus de Beer, Lüan de Jager

Votes: 50

37. Paljas (1997)

119 min | Drama

7.1
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A family's life in the Karoo (a semi-desert area in South Africa) is changed when a travelling circus leaves behind a clown.

Director: Katinka Heyns | Stars: Marius Weyers, Aletta Bezuidenhout, Ian Roberts, Ellis Pearson

Votes: 245

38. Die Ontwaking (2015)

97 min | Crime, Horror, Thriller

4.2
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A gruesome and action-packed crime thriller. "Die Ontwaking" explores the psyche and motivations of a serial killer, Abel, owner of a small gallery specializing in African Masks and Art, ... See full summary »

Director: Johnny Breedt | Stars: Gys de Villiers, Juanita de Villiers, Gérard Rudolf, Paul Eilers

Votes: 154

39. Institute Benjamenta, or This Dream That One Calls Human Life (1995)

105 min | Drama

7.1
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A young man goes to a school for servants run by a brother and sister. In the dreamlike and surreal world that he enters, how will his presence impact the people there and possibly even the school itself?

Directors: Stephen Quay, Timothy Quay, Weiser Quay | Stars: Mark Rylance, Alice Krige, Gottfried John, Daniel Smith

Votes: 1,850

40. An Act of Defiance (2017)

TV-14 | 123 min | Biography

7.2
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In apartheid-ruled South Africa, a renowned lawyer struggles to hide his secret affiliation to the nation's chief resistance movement - as he takes on defending a group of its arrested members, including its leader, Nelson Mandela.

Director: Jean van de Velde | Stars: Peter Paul Muller, Antoinette Louw, José Domingos, Conrad Kemp

Votes: 480

41. Vaselinetjie (2017)

98 min | Drama

7.2
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Vaselinetjie, a white girl is raised by her loving brown grandparents in a remote rural village. When the welfare finds out that she is not their biological grandchild, they send her to an orphanage in the far away city of Johannesburg.

Director: Corne van Rooyen | Stars: Nicole Bond, Marguerite van Eeden, Shaleen Surtie-Richards, Royston Stoffels

Votes: 83

42. 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: 416

43. Stoute Boudjies (2010)

90 min | Comedy

5.4
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An Afrikaans sex comedy which follows the adventures of a third-year student and his buddy at their holiday job. Desperate to lose his virginity, he hooks up with a hot babe for some hanky ... See full summary »

Director: Willie Esterhuizen | Stars: Albert de Villiers, Angelique Pretorius, Gerhard Odendaal, Andrew Thompson

Votes: 70

44. Kaalgat Karel (2021)

Comedy

8.2
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Director: Meg Rickards | Stars: Christia Visser, Schalk Bezuidenhout, Tracey-Lee Oliver, Sivuyile Ngesi

Votes: 7

45. Agent 2000: Die Laksman (2014)

97 min | Adventure

5.0
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Walter du Toit is a secret agent known "Agent 2000". He is hired to find the bully terrorizing the school, known only as the Laksman (The Executioner). Before unmasking his foe he finds friendship and the girl of his dreams.

Director: Stefan Nieuwoudt | Stars: Paul Loots, Izel Bezuidenhout, Karen Wessels, David James

Votes: 33

46. The Story of Racheltjie De Beer (2019)

96 min | History

6.7
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South African wilderness 1800's. Five years after their mother died, Rachel, a girl on the cusp of adolescence and 5-year-old Jamie find themselves on their way to the virgin gold fields ... See full summary »

Director: Matthys Boshoff | Stars: Marius Weyers, Sandra Prinsloo, Charlie Bouguenon, Stian Bam

Votes: 90

47. Hole in the Wall (2020)

TV-MA | 104 min | Drama

6.3
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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: 110

48. Ongewenste Vreemdeling (1974)

105 min | Drama, Romance

6.7
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Director: Jans Rautenbach | Stars: Marius Weyers, Sandra Kotzé, Barry Trengove, Marié du Toit

Votes: 13

49. Safari 3000 (1982)

PG | 92 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

4.7
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Reporter J.J. Dalton (Stockard Channing) wants to write a story about a gruelling three thousand kilometer auto rally through Africa. When her deal to ride with a driver falls through, she ... See full summary »

Director: Harry Hurwitz | Stars: David Carradine, Stockard Channing, Christopher Lee, Hamilton Camp

Votes: 389

50. Johnny is nie dood nie (2016)

106 min | Drama

8.2
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It is 2002. The lead singer of the Gereformeerde Blues Band, Johannes Kerkorrel, just committed suicide. A group of friends gather to celebrate his life and the passing of an era. Through ... See full summary »

Director: Christiaan Olwagen | Stars: Rolanda Marais, Albert Pretorius, Ilana Cilliers, Ludwig Binge

Votes: 97


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