Feature Film, Afrikaans (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)



1. 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: 748

2. Ellen: The Ellen Pakkies Story (2018)

123 min | Drama

8.7
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Based on true events, Ellen tells of the troubled relationship between a mother and her drug-addicted son - a relationship that will eventually drive her to the edge and lead to his murder.... See full summary »

Director: Daryne Joshua | Stars: St John Alexandre, Anray Aminsure, Clint Brink, Abbi Crail

Votes: 64

3. 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 sons.

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

Votes: 14,692 | Gross: $6.29M

4. Wonderlus (2017)

116 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.6
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A wedding goes awry and the morning after, friends and foes need to piece together the puzzle of the night before. In search of answers, a groom needs to pursue the love of his life, a ... See full summary »

Director: Johan Cronje | Stars: Beer Adriaanse, Marvin-Lee Beukes, Mila Guy, Adam Heyns

Votes: 40

5. Modder en Bloed (2016)

Not Rated | 136 min | Drama, History, Sport

6.4
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Set during the Anglo Boer War, prisoners of war take a stand against their captors

Director: Sean Else | Stars: Charlotte Salt, Greg Kriek, Josh Myers, Andre Jacobs

Votes: 156

6. Skoonheid (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: 1,546

7. Bram Fischer (2017)

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: 336

8. Molly & Wors (2013)

109 min | Comedy

6.2
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Based on the successful TV series, the film follows the hilarious adventures of Molly and Wors.

Director: Willie Esterhuizen | Stars: Lizz Meiring, Willie Esterhuizen, Carien Botha, Lelia Etsebeth

Votes: 13

9. Vaselinetjie (2017)

Drama

7.0
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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: 59

10. Canary (2018)

120 min | Drama, Musical, War

8.5
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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: 68

11. As Jy Sing (2013)

108 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

7.1
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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: 99

12. Krotoa (2017)

History

6.8
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Krotoa, a feisty, bright, young 11 year old girl is removed from her close-knit Khoi tribe to serve Jan van Riebeeck, her uncle's trading partner. She is brought into the first Fort ... See full summary »

Director: Roberta Durrant | Stars: Armand Aucamp, Jacques Bessenger, Roeline Daneel, Brendon Daniels

Votes: 36

13. Four Corners (2013)

TV-MA | 119 min | Crime, Thriller

6.7
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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: 347

14. Dirkie (1969)

G | 81 min | Adventure, Drama, Thriller

7.1
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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: 320

15. 3 Needles (2005)

Not Rated | 127 min | Drama

6.6
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48 Metascore

A three-paneled look at the worldwide AIDS crisis: in Montreal, a porn actor (Ashmore) schemes to pass his mandatory blood test; a young nun (Sevigny) makes a personal sacrifice for the benefit of a South African village; in rural China, a black market operative (Liu) posing as a goverment-sanctioned blood drawer jeopardizes an entire village's safety.

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

Votes: 1,243

16. Nommer 37 (2018)

100 min | Thriller

6.5
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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: Irshaad Ally, Ephram Gordon, Amrain Ismail-Essop, Elton Landrew

Votes: 101

17. Hollywood in my Huis (2014)

92 min | Comedy, Family, Romance

6.8
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Set against the backdrop of 2004's Matric dance, JANA VAN TONDER a wallflower who lives in an impoverished railway neighborhood with her dysfunctional parents, watches the Oscars and ... See full summary »

Director: Corne van Rooyen | Stars: Christia Visser, Edwin van der Walt, Nicola Hanekom, Louw Venter

Votes: 46

18. Vir Altyd (2016)

100 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.1
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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: 277

19. Johnny is nie dood nie (2016)

106 min | Drama

8.6
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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: Roelof Storm, Ludwig Binge, Rolanda Marais, Albert Pretorius

Votes: 69

20. Vuil Wasgoed (2017)

Crime

7.0
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Wim and Kevin work at a laundromat. By day, things are boring, but when the sun sets they party in their clients' clothes. During a party, they discover a chopped-off finger in a client's ... See full summary »

Director: Morné du Toit | Stars: Bennie Fourie, Bouwer Bosch, Nico Panagio, Stiaan Smith

Votes: 47

21. Invasion 1897 (2014)

113 min | Biography, Drama

3.3
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Igie Ehanire a research student on African Art history gets touched, he gets more perturbed about the injustice of the British invasion of Benin.

Director: Lancelot Oduwa Imasuen | Stars: Murtaza Arif, Mike Omoregbee, James Pimenta, Charles Venn

Votes: 86

22. 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: 72

23. Sew the Winter to My Skin (2018)

118 min | Action, Adventure

6.3
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In a racially-charged and violent 1950's rural South Africa, a liberal journalist recounts the epic chase, edge-of-your-seat capture and intriguing trial of a flamboyant, native "Robin Hood... See full summary »

Director: Jahmil X.T. Qubeka | Stars: Kandyse McClure, Peter Kurth, David James, Dave Walpole

Votes: 44

24. Road to your Heart (2014)

Not Rated | 112 min | Adventure, Romance

6.7
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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: 605

25. Jou Romeo (2016)

90 min | Comedy, Romance

6.4
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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: Ruan Wessels, Elani Dekker, Christopher Van Der Westhuizen, Ruan Blum

Votes: 40

26. Bakgat! (2008)

Not Rated | 96 min | Comedy

6.4
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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: 260

27. Dis ek, Anna (2015)

Drama

8.3
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A successful businessman from Bloemfontein, South Africa, Danie du Toit's doorbell rings in the middle of the night. Outside the rain is pouring down. He puts on his gown, walks to the ... See full summary »

Director: Sara Blecher | Stars: Hykie Berg, Izel Bezuidenhout, Michelle Botha, Charlenè Brouwer

Votes: 187

28. Kampterrein (2017)

94 min | Comedy

7.5
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The peace at a beautiful resort is being disturbed by a handful of very different characters - each with the own agenda, with hilarious results.

Director: Luhann Jansen | Stars: Louw Venter, Juanita de Villiers, Josias Moleele, Zenande Mfenyane

Votes: 69

29. Die Stropers (2018)

102 min | Drama

6.1
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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: Danny Keogh, Benré Labuschagne, Alex van Dyk, Juliana Venter

Votes: 101

30. Tess (I) (2016)

86 min | Drama

6.7
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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: 164

31. Strikdas (2015)

87 min | Comedy

6.6
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Willemien's life gets turned upside down the day she takes home the eccentric and bow tie-wearing Vossie. Set in the picturesque town of Stellenbosch, the story unfolds with Vossie ... See full summary »

Director: Stefan Nieuwoudt | Stars: Kaz McFadden, Leandie du Randt, Gys de Villiers, Elsabé Daneel

Votes: 73

32. Platteland (2011)

120 min | Action, Drama, Music

6.4
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Platteland features a stellar cast of actors and musicians and puts a vibrant new spin on some of the most popular Afrikaans hits of the past few years. It tells the story of Riana van ... See full summary »

Director: Sean Else | Stars: Lianie May, Bok van Blerk, Steve Hofmeyr, Jay du Plessis

Votes: 134

33. For the Birds (2016)

125 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 Nortmann, Francois Jacobs, Elize Cawood, Lara Kinnear

Votes: 178

34. Mooirivier (2015)

105 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.0
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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: 64

36. Lien se Lankstaanskoene (2012)

94 min | Drama

6.6
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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: 47

37. Fiela se Kind (1988)

105 min | Drama

7.1
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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: 151

38. Flatland

Adventure, Western | Completed

The world of lonely, middle-age policewoman Beauty Cuba changes forever when she receives a call for help from Billy, the lost love of her life who has recently been re-arrested for murder.... See full summary »

Director: Jenna Cato Bass | Stars: Nicole Fortuin, Izel Bezuidenhout, Brendon Daniels, De Klerk Oelofse

39. Panic Mechanic (1996)

102 min | Comedy

6.0
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When 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 his... See full summary »

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

Votes: 162

40. Nommer Asseblief? - die rolprent (1981)

88 min | Comedy

7.2
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Director: Henk Hugo | Stars: Alex Heyns, Miems de Bruyn, Johan van der Merwe, Woutrine Theron

Votes: 10

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

150 min | Crime, Drama

7.9
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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, Dann Jaques Mouton, Gershwin Mias

Votes: 165

42. High Fantasy (2017)

PG-13 | 71 min | Comedy, Drama

4.7
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4 young South Africans go on a camping trip to the white girl's family farm. When they wake up next day, they've magically switched bodies. Later, when they've switched back, they're interviewed documentary style.

Director: Jenna Cato Bass | Stars: Qondiswa James, Nala Khumalo, Francesca Varrie Michel, Liza Scholtz

Votes: 118

43. Semi-Soet (2012)

Comedy, Romance

7.0
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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: 380

44. Jonathan: Die Movie (2016)

100 min | Comedy

7.7
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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: 34

45. Thys & Trix (2018)

Comedy

7.0
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Director: Quentin Krog | Stars: Leandie du Randt, Bouwer Bosch, Brendon Daniels, Carine Rous

Votes: 20

46. Lipstiek Dipstiek (1994)

96 min | Comedy

7.1
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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: 75

47. Klein Karoo (2013)

95 min | Comedy, Romance

6.4
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Sometimes the first step to making a difference and following your dreams, is to follow your heart and find someone who shares those dreams with you.

Director: Regardt van den Bergh | Stars: Tim Theron, DonnaLee Roberts, Hykie Berg, Sisanda Henna

Votes: 128

48. Liefling (2010)

114 min | Musical

6.6
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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: 89

49. Wolwedans in die Skemer (2012)

94 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

5.5
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Shrouded in a veil of mystery, Sonja Daneel arrives at the luxurious Hotel Njala, which belongs to the Joubert family, to start as the establishment's new receptionist. However, following a... See full summary »

Director: Jozua Malherbe | Stars: Rolanda Marais, David Louw, Desiré Gardner, Gérard Rudolf

Votes: 134

50. Stoute Boudjies (2010)

90 min | Comedy

5.6
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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: 56


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