Most Popular Titles With Location Matching "Johannesburg, South Africa"


1. Avengers: Age of Ultron (2015)

PG-13 | 141 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

7.4
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66 Metascore

When Tony Stark and Bruce Banner try to jump-start a dormant peacekeeping program called Ultron, things go horribly wrong and it's up to Earth's mightiest heroes to stop the villainous Ultron from enacting his terrible plan.

Director: Joss Whedon | Stars: Robert Downey Jr., Chris Evans, Mark Ruffalo, Chris Hemsworth

Votes: 604,593 | Gross: $459.01M

2. The Looming Tower (2018)

TV-MA | 50 min | Drama

8.0
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A look at how the rivalry between the CIA and FBI inadvertently set the stage for the tragedy of 9/11 and the war in Afghanistan.

Stars: Jeff Daniels, Tahar Rahim, Wrenn Schmidt, Bill Camp

Votes: 5,056

3. Dredd (2012)

R | 95 min | Action, Crime, Sci-Fi

7.1
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60 Metascore

In a violent, futuristic city where the police have the authority to act as judge, jury and executioner, a cop teams with a trainee to take down a gang that deals the reality-altering drug, SLO-MO.

Director: Pete Travis | Stars: Karl Urban, Olivia Thirlby, Lena Headey, Rachel Wood

Votes: 228,166 | Gross: $13.41M

4. District 9 (2009)

R | 112 min | Sci-Fi, Thriller

7.9
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81 Metascore

An extraterrestrial race forced to live in slum-like conditions on Earth suddenly finds a kindred spirit in a government agent who is exposed to their biotechnology.

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

Votes: 588,068 | Gross: $115.65M

5. 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: 206,545 | Gross: $31.57M

6. 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: 101,801 | Gross: $45.09M

7. Malcolm X (1992)

PG-13 | 202 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.7
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72 Metascore

Biographical epic of the controversial and influential Black Nationalist leader, from his early life and career as a small-time gangster, to his ministry as a member of the Nation of Islam.

Director: Spike Lee | Stars: Denzel Washington, Angela Bassett, Delroy Lindo, Spike Lee

Votes: 72,817 | Gross: $48.17M

8. Hotel Rwanda (2004)

PG-13 | 121 min | Biography, Drama, History

8.1
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79 Metascore

Paul Rusesabagina was a hotel manager who housed over a thousand Tutsi refugees during their struggle against the Hutu militia in Rwanda.

Director: Terry George | Stars: Don Cheadle, Sophie Okonedo, Joaquin Phoenix, Xolani Mali

Votes: 303,949 | Gross: $23.53M

9. Invictus (2009)

PG-13 | 134 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.4
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74 Metascore

Nelson Mandela, in his first term as the South African President, initiates a unique venture to unite the apartheid-torn land: enlist the national rugby team on a mission to win the 1995 Rugby World Cup.

Director: Clint Eastwood | Stars: Morgan Freeman, Matt Damon, Tony Kgoroge, Patrick Mofokeng

Votes: 137,278 | Gross: $37.49M

10. Love on Safari (2018 TV Movie)

TV-G | 120 min | Romance

6.8
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When Kira Slater inherits an Animal Reserve in South Africa she must decide whether to sell it or leave the safety of her life in Chicago and risk everything for this new world she has ... See full summary »

Director: Leif Bristow | Stars: Lacey Chabert, Jon Cor, Brittany Bristow, Abigail Kubeka

Votes: 427

11. Revolt (2017)

R | 87 min | Action, Sci-Fi, War

5.2
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The story of humankind's last stand against a cataclysmic alien invasion. In the war-ravaged African countryside, a U.S. soldier and a French foreign aid worker team up to survive the alien... See full summary »

Director: Joe Miale | Stars: Lee Pace, Bérénice Marlohe, Jason Flemyng, Sibulele Gcilitshana

Votes: 5,903

12. The Gods Must Be Crazy (1980)

PG | 109 min | 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: 47,846 | Gross: $30.03M

13. The Amazing Race (2001– )

TV-PG | 60 min | Action, Adventure, Family

7.6
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Multiple teams race around the globe for $1,000,000 to 'amazing' locations.

Stars: Phil Keoghan, Joyce Agu, Uchenna Agu, Jet McCoy

Votes: 12,556

14. The Salvation (2014)

R | 92 min | Drama, Western

6.7
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64 Metascore

In 1870s America, the fury of a notorious gang leader is unleashed when a peaceful American settler avenges the death of his family. Then as his cowardly fellow townspeople betray him, he is forced to hunt down the outlaws alone.

Director: Kristian Levring | Stars: Mads Mikkelsen, Eva Green, Jeffrey Dean Morgan, Eric Cantona

Votes: 31,411 | Gross: $0.01M

15. Liberty (2018)

58 min | Crime, Drama

6.2
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Christian moves to Tanzania with his do-good parents and tries to find his way in a community of ex-pats and Africans.

Stars: Connie Nielsen, Carsten Bjørnlund, Sofie Gråbøl, Magnus Krepper

Votes: 258

16. Kite (2014)

R | 90 min | Action, Crime, Thriller

4.4
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19 Metascore

When her cop father is killed, a young woman tracks the murder with the help of his ex-partner.

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

Votes: 5,035

17. Hector and the Search for Happiness (2014)

R | 114 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama

7.0
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29 Metascore

A psychiatrist searches the globe to find the secret of happiness.

Director: Peter Chelsom | Stars: Simon Pegg, Rosamund Pike, Tracy Ann Oberman, Jean Reno

Votes: 40,136 | Gross: $1.12M

18. Queen of Katwe (2016)

PG | 124 min | Biography, Drama, Sport

7.4
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73 Metascore

A Ugandan girl sees her world rapidly change after being introduced to the game of chess.

Director: Mira Nair | Stars: Madina Nalwanga, David Oyelowo, Lupita Nyong'o, Martin Kabanza

Votes: 11,822 | Gross: $8.81M

19. Jackie Chan's Who Am I? (1998)

PG-13 | 108 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

6.8
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A secret agent loses his memory after falling from a crashing helicopter. He is then chased by a number of other agency operatives, but he has no idea why.

Directors: Benny Chan, Jackie Chan | Stars: Jackie Chan, Michelle Ferre, Mirai Yamamoto, Ron Smerczak

Votes: 32,180

20. Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom (2013)

PG-13 | 141 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.1
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60 Metascore

A chronicle of Nelson Mandela's life journey from his childhood in a rural village through to his inauguration as the first democratically elected president of South Africa.

Director: Justin Chadwick | Stars: Idris Elba, Naomie Harris, Terry Pheto, Robert Hobbs

Votes: 24,284 | Gross: $8.32M

21. L'odyssée (2016)

PG | 122 min | Adventure, Biography

6.7
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Highly influential and a fearlessly ambitious pioneer, innovator, filmmaker, researcher and conservationist, Jacques-Yves Cousteau's aquatic adventure covers roughly thirty years of an inarguably rich in achievements life.

Director: Jérôme Salle | Stars: Lambert Wilson, Pierre Niney, Audrey Tautou, Laurent Lucas

Votes: 3,663

22. Five Fingers for Marseilles (2017)

120 min | Drama, Thriller, Western

6.7
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73 Metascore

Lives change forever when Tau, the young lion, kills two corrupt policemen in a South African shanty town.

Director: Michael Matthews | Stars: Zethu Dlomo, Garth Breytenbach, Kenneth Fok, Vuyo Dabula

Votes: 265

23. The Bang Bang Club (2010)

R | 106 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.0
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48 Metascore

A drama based on the true-life experiences of four combat photographers capturing the final days of apartheid in South Africa.

Director: Steven Silver | Stars: Ryan Phillippe, Malin Akerman, Taylor Kitsch, Neels van Jaarsveld

Votes: 9,323

24. Vehicle 19 (2013)

R | 85 min | Action, Crime, Thriller

4.9
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29 Metascore

In Johannesburg, an American parole breaker unknowingly picks up a rental car that will tie him to a web of corrupt local police.

Director: Mukunda Michael Dewil | Stars: Paul Walker, Naima McLean, Gys de Villiers, Leyla Haidarian

Votes: 13,594

25. Broken Darkness (2017)

118 min | Action, Drama, Sci-Fi

4.6
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Broken Darkness follows the exciting story of Sam (Sean Cameron Michael, Black Sails), a broken man who after the world ends from a massive Meteor shower and the death of his son, is forced... See full summary »

Director: Christopher-Lee dos Santos | Stars: Sean Cameron Michael, Suraya Santos, Brandon Auret, Brendan Murray

Votes: 171

26. Taking Earth (2017)

Not Rated | 100 min | Sci-Fi

2.7
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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, Barbara Harrison, Marco Torlage

Votes: 865

27. American Ninja 4: The Annihilation (1990)

R | 99 min | Action, Drama

3.8
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The two American Ninjas, Joe Armstrong and Sean Davidson, team up to do battle against a terrorist and his band of Ninjas.

Director: Cedric Sundstrom | Stars: Michael Dudikoff, David Bradley, James Booth, Dwayne Alexandre

Votes: 3,880 | Gross: $0.36M

28. Gold (1974)

PG | 120 min | Adventure, Thriller

5.8
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Rod Slater is the newly appointed general manager of the Sonderditch gold mine, but he stumbles across an ingenious plot to flood the mine, by drilling into an underground lake, so the ... See full summary »

Director: Peter R. Hunt | Stars: Roger Moore, Susannah York, Ray Milland, Bradford Dillman

Votes: 1,634

29. The Color of Freedom (2007)

R | 118 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.1
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GOODBYE BAFANA is the true story of a white South African racist whose life was profoundly altered by the black prisoner he guarded for twenty years. The prisoner's name was Nelson Mandela.

Director: Bille August | Stars: Joseph Fiennes, Dennis Haysbert, Diane Kruger, Patrick Lyster

Votes: 11,011

30. Tsotsi (2005)

R | 94 min | Crime, Drama

7.3
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70 Metascore

Six days in the violent life of a young Johannesburg gang leader.

Director: Gavin Hood | Stars: Presley Chweneyagae, Mothusi Magano, Israel Makoe, Terry Pheto

Votes: 26,364 | Gross: $2.91M

31. Woman of Desire (1994)

R | 97 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

4.0
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A yacht captain, Jack Lynch, is accused of murdering his boss and raping the victim's wife, Christina Ford. Nothing is how it first appears. Jack seeks the help of veteran attorney Walter J... See full summary »

Director: Robert Ginty | Stars: Jeff Fahey, Bo Derek, Steven Bauer, Robert Mitchum

Votes: 429

32. Alien Outpost (2014)

Not Rated | 90 min | Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller

4.8
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26 Metascore

A documentary crew follows an elite unit of soldiers in the wake of an alien invasion.

Director: Jabbar Raisani | Stars: Adrian Paul, Reiley McClendon, Rick Ravanello, Brandon Auret

Votes: 5,792

33. Seal Team Eight: Behind Enemy Lines (2014 Video)

R | 98 min | Action, Drama, War

4.6
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Tom Sizemore stars in the most explosive Behind Enemy Lines yet! Seal Team 8 must fight their way through the Congo to defuse one of the greatest threats the world has ever known.

Director: Roel Reiné | Stars: Tom Sizemore, Lex Shrapnel, Anthony Oseyemi, Michael Everson

Votes: 2,608

34. Discreet (2008)

82 min | Drama, Romance

5.8
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Working girl Monique has always been able to give her clients exactly what they want. Thomas has always been exactly what everyone else has expected. Tonight he will demand the one thing of Monique that she's reluctant to offer: Honesty.

Director: Joshua Rous | Stars: James Gracie, Anel Alexander, Shireen Hollier, Patrick Shai

Votes: 205

35. Stander (2003)

R | 111 min | Action, Biography, Crime

7.2
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62 Metascore

The life and career of Andre Stander, a South African police officer turned bank robber.

Director: Bronwen Hughes | Stars: Thomas Jane, David O'Hara, Dexter Fletcher, Deborah Kara Unger

Votes: 7,686 | Gross: $0.02M

36. Joe Bullet (1973)

79 min | Action

5.4
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When a mysterious gangster starts sabotaging soccer team The Eagles' chance at winning the upcoming championship final, there is only one man who can save the day...Joe Bullet.

Director: Louis de Witt | Stars: Ken Gampu, Joe Lopez, Abigail Kubeka, Jimmy Sabe

Votes: 63

37. Endgame (I) (2009)

PG-13 | 109 min | Drama, History

6.3
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55 Metascore

A story based on the covert discussions that brought down the Apartheid regime in South Africa.

Director: Pete Travis | Stars: William Hurt, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Jonny Lee Miller, Mark Strong

Votes: 2,496 | Gross: $0.01M

38. Dangerous Ground (1997)

R | 95 min | Action, Crime, Drama

4.5
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Vusi Madlazi returns to the South African village he left as a young boy (he was organizing against apartheid, and left in fear of his life) to bury his father. He meets up with his brother... See full summary »

Director: Darrell Roodt | Stars: Ice Cube, Elizabeth Hurley, Thokozani Nkosi, Ron Smerczak

Votes: 1,739 | Gross: $5.08M

39. Alive in Joburg (2005)

6 min | Short, Sci-Fi

7.5
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An eerie tale of a close encounter of the third kind in Johannesburg.

Director: Neill Blomkamp | Stars: Braam Greyling, Godfrey Seome, Dawie Ackermann, Sweetness Hlomza

Votes: 3,347

40. The Sorcerer's Apprentice (2001)

86 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy

4.7
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When his new neighbour turns out to be the wizard Merlin, young Ben Clark is enlisted in an ancient battle to save the world.

Director: David Lister | Stars: Robert Davi, Kelly LeBrock, Byron Taylor, Greg Melvill-Smith

Votes: 415

41. Allan Quatermain and the Temple of Skulls (2008 Video)

R | 98 min | Action, Adventure, Romance

2.6
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Allan Quatermain has been recruited to lead an expedition in search of a fabled treasure, deep within Africa. He must avoid hidden dangers.

Director: Mark Atkins | Stars: Sean Cameron Michael, Christopher Adamson, Natalie Stone, Daniel Bonjour

Votes: 1,246

42. Sumuru (2003)

TV-14 | 94 min | Adventure, Sci-Fi, Fantasy

4.0
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Based on Sax Rohmer's cult novels "Sumuru", this futuristic fantasy takes you to an Earth-colony in the far future, in which women rule and men are used to propagate the race and work in the mines.

Director: Darrell Roodt | Stars: Alexandra Kamp, Michael Shanks, Simona Williams, Terence Bridgett

Votes: 534

43. Diamond Girl (1998 TV Movie)

G | 91 min | Drama, Romance

6.5
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Claire has worked for Denny for four years, and been in love with him from afar. She believes she can never have him, so she doesn't try. When his brother Regan comes to town to help sell ... See full summary »

Director: Timothy Bond | Stars: Jonathan Cake, Joely Collins, Kevin Otto, Royston Stoffels

Votes: 650

44. Only Love (1998 TV Movie)

215 min | Drama, Romance

6.6
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Nico Rinaldi gets Dr. Matthew Heller to see his wife Silvia, born D'Alessandro, privately, about a tumor. This stirs doc's memory how they met 15 years before, as young medical idealists, ... See full summary »

Director: John Erman | Stars: Marisa Tomei, Rob Morrow, Mathilda May, Jeroen Krabbé

Votes: 453

45. Cry, the Beloved Country (1995)

PG-13 | 106 min | Drama, Thriller

6.9
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71 Metascore

A South African preacher goes to search for his wayward son, who has committed a crime in the big city.

Director: Darrell Roodt | Stars: Richard Harris, James Earl Jones, Vusi Kunene, Charles S. Dutton

Votes: 1,568 | Gross: $0.68M

46. Freefall (1994)

R | 96 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

4.6
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Wildlife photographer Katy is sent to Africa by her fiance Dex, the CEO of the international company that publishes the magazine she works for, to take photos of a rare bird of prey ... See full summary »

Director: John Irvin | Stars: Eric Roberts, Jeff Fahey, Pamela Gidley, Ron Smerczak

Votes: 542

47. Mountains Of The Moon (2013)

Not Rated | 148 min | Action, Adventure

6.4
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29 Metascore

Faced with the prospect of a dim future in his impoverished village, young Shankar bids farewell to his family in rural Bengal and makes a journey to the fabled "Mountain Of The Moon" in search of gold and diamond mines.

Director: Kamaleswar Mukherjee | Stars: Dev, Gérard Rudolf, Martin Cito Otto, Nabeel Khan

Votes: 1,801

48. Getroud met rugby (2009– )

Drama, Romance, Sport

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Add a Plot

Stars: David Dukas, Marielise van Rooyen, Eugene Khumbanyiwa, Anel Alexander

Votes: 11

49. Cry, the Beloved Country (1951)

103 min | Drama

7.1
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In the back country of South Africa, black minister Stephen Kumalo (Canada Lee) journeys to the city to search for his missing son, only to find his people living in squalor and his son a ... See full summary »

Director: Zoltan Korda | Stars: Canada Lee, Sidney Poitier, Charles Carson, Joyce Carey

Votes: 487

50. Mad Buddies (2012)

96 min | Comedy

4.1
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When two sworn enemies are forced to do a road trip together on foot, only to discover that they have been conned into being part of a reality TV show, they join forces to exact revenge.

Director: Gray Hofmeyr | Stars: Leon Schuster, Kenneth Nkosi, Alfred Ntombela, Tanit Phoenix Copley

Votes: 320



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