South Africa (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)



1. Office Invasion (2022)

TV-MA | 112 min | Action, Comedy, Sci-Fi

4.4
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Three best friends band together to defend their valuable mining company from monstrous aliens looking to plunder and exterminate.

Directors: Gareth Crocker, Fred Wolmarans | Stars: Rea Rangaka, Kiroshan Naidoo, Sechaba Ramphele, Greg Viljoen

Votes: 1,318

2. Black Sails (2014–2017)

TV-MA | 56 min | Action, 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: 103,674

3. 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: 676,193 | Gross: $115.65M

4. Justice Served (2022– )

Unrated | 40 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

4.1
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A band of freedom fighters invade the trial of a white police officer who shot a Black man and a hostage situation unfolds on screens nationwide.

Stars: Alex McGregor, Pallance Dladla, Daniel Janks, Morné Visser

Votes: 406

5. 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: 8,198

6. 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: 222,512 | Gross: $126.37M

7. Eye in the Sky (2015)

R | 102 min | Action, Drama, Thriller

7.3
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73 Metascore

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.

Director: Gavin Hood | Stars: Helen Mirren, Aaron Paul, Alan Rickman, Barkhad Abdi

Votes: 86,192 | Gross: $18.70M

8. Hell Trip (2018)

86 min | Horror, Thriller

5.5
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A group of young US tourists' vacation in Africa turns into the ultimate nightmare when they arrive at an abandoned lodge isolated in a remote African rural area that holds an ominous and deadly secret.

Director: Patrick Garcia | Stars: Clayton Boyd, Jay Anstey, Jonathan Boynton-Lee, Stevel Marc

Votes: 2,796

9. 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: 56,192 | Gross: $30.03M

10. My Octopus Teacher (2020)

TV-G | 85 min | Documentary

8.1
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82 Metascore

A filmmaker forges an unusual friendship with an octopus living in a South African kelp forest, learning as the animal shares the mysteries of her world.

Directors: Pippa Ehrlich, James Reed | Stars: Craig Foster, Tom Foster

Votes: 53,509

11. Gaia (2021)

R | 96 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror

5.5
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64 Metascore

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.

Director: Jaco Bouwer | Stars: Monique Rockman, Carel Nel, Alex van Dyk, Anthony Oseyemi

Votes: 5,083

12. Collision (2022)

TV-MA | 99 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

4.0
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Freedom always comes at a price.

Director: Fabien Martorell | Stars: Langley Kirkwood, Tessa Jubber, Bonko Khoza, Zoey Sneedon

Votes: 920

13. Glasshouse (2021)

97 min | Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller

5.5
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65 Metascore

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.

Director: Kelsey Egan | Stars: Jessica Alexander, Anja Taljaard, Hilton Pelser, Adrienne Pearce

Votes: 570

14. Silverton Siege (2022)

TV-MA | 100 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.2
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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.

Director: Mandla Dube | Stars: Thabo Rametsi, Arnold Vosloo, Noxolo Dlamini, Stefan Erasmus

Votes: 3,569

15. Indemnity (2021)

124 min | Action, Crime, Thriller

4.7
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57 Metascore

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.

Director: Travis Taute | Stars: Jarrid Geduld, Gail Mabalane, Andre Jacobs, Nicole Fortuin

Votes: 341

16. Seal Team (2021)

TV-Y7 | 101 min | Animation, Action, Comedy

5.5
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Fearless seal Quinn assembles a squad of misfit recruits to stand up to ruthless sharks with razor-sharp teeth and reclaim the open sea.

Directors: Greig Cameron, Kane Croudace | Stars: J.K. Simmons, Dolph Lundgren, Sharlto Copley, Bumper Robinson

Votes: 1,386

17. 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: 32,874

18. I Am All Girls (2021)

TV-MA | 107 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

5.9
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A special crimes investigator forms an unlikely bond with a serial killer to bring down a global child sex trafficking syndicate.

Director: Donovan Marsh | Stars: Erica Wessels, Hlubi Mboya, Leshego Molokwane, Nomvelo Makhanya

Votes: 5,977

19. 24 Hours to Live (2017)

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

5.7
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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: 14,592

20. Blood & Water (2020– )

TV-MA | 53 min | Drama, Mystery

6.6
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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: 3,148

21. Good Madam (2021)

92 min | Horror

5.1
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59 Metascore

An eerie psychological thriller about Tsidi, who is forced to moved in with her estranged mother, a live-in domestic worker caring obsessively for her catatonic white 'Madam' in the wealthy... See full summary »

Director: Jenna Cato Bass | Stars: Chumisa Cosa, Nosipho Mtebe, Kamvalethu Jonas Raziya, Sanda Shandu

Votes: 283

22. Ludik (2022– )

Crime, Drama

To save a kidnapped family member, an enterprising furniture tycoon must use his secret diamond smuggling operation to transport guns across the border.

Stars: Arnold Vosloo, Lea Vivier, Sean Cameron Michael, Inge Beckmann

23. Slumber Party Massacre (2021)

TV-MA | 86 min | Horror

5.0
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A remake of the 1982 slasher film about sorority girls attacked by a maniac killer with a large electric drill.

Director: Danishka Esterhazy | Stars: Hannah Gonera, Frances Sholto-Douglas, Mila Rayne, Alex McGregor

Votes: 2,091

24. Reyka (2021– )

52 min | Crime

6.3
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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 »

Stars: Kim Engelbrecht, Iain Glen, Anna-Mart van der Merwe, Rashaan Stackling

Votes: 692

25. Momentum (I) (2015)

Not Rated | 96 min | Action, Crime, Thriller

5.5
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18 Metascore

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.

Director: Stephen S. Campanelli | Stars: Olga Kurylenko, James Purefoy, Morgan Freeman, Joe Vaz

Votes: 15,950

26. Recipes for Love and Murder (2022– )

60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.5
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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.

Stars: Maria Doyle Kennedy, Tony Kgoroge, Kylie Fisher, Jennifer Steyn

Votes: 39

27. Lost Boys: The Thirst (2010 Video)

R | 81 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

5.0
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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, Casey B. Dolan, Tanit Phoenix, Jamison Newlander

Votes: 4,538

28. 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: 4,583 | Gross: $4.72M

29. The Gods Must Be Crazy II (1989)

PG | 98 min | Comedy

6.8
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51 Metascore

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.

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

Votes: 17,021 | Gross: $6.29M

30. Savage Beauty (2022– )

TV-MA | 45 min | Drama

5.2
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Seeking revenge for her tragic past, a mysterious woman embeds herself in a powerful family who possess a global beauty empire - and dark secrets.

Stars: Rosemary Zimu, Dumisani Mbebe, Nthati Moshesh, Jesse Suntele

Votes: 370

31. Moffie (2019)

Not Rated | 104 min | Drama, Romance, War

6.8
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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: 3,097

32. Kite (2014)

R | 90 min | Action, Crime, Thriller

4.4
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19 Metascore

After her cop father is killed, a young woman tracks the murderer down with the help of his ex-partner.

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

Votes: 6,225

33. The World Unseen (2007)

PG-13 | 93 min | Drama, Romance

6.5
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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: 4,358 | Gross: $0.02M

34. Young Ones (2014)

R | 100 min | Action, Drama, Romance

5.8
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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: 9,819

35. Sniper: Reloaded (2011 Video)

R | 91 min | Action, Drama, Thriller

5.3
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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: 7,800

36. The Pirates of Somalia (2017)

R | 116 min | Biography, Drama

6.7
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54 Metascore

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.

Director: Bryan Buckley | Stars: Melanie Griffith, Al Pacino, Evan Peters, Coral Peña

Votes: 10,109

37. 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: 9,239 | Gross: $1.78M

38. Lake Placid: Legacy (2018 TV Movie)

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

3.4
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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: 2,324

39. Girl from Nowhere (2017)

85 min | Drama

4.0
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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: 390

40. Still Breathing (2020– )

46 min | Drama

8.6
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A deeply moving drama series about a group of old friends who have drifted apart as they have grown older. They are brought together when tragedy strikes.

Stars: Kate Liquorish, Tyrone Keogh, Sivuyile Ngesi, Morné du Toit

Votes: 58

41. Trackers (2019– )

60 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.5
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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: James Gracie, Sandi Schultz, Rolanda Marais, Thapelo Mokoena

Votes: 1,227

42. 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: 5,411

43. Spud (2010)

103 min | Comedy, Drama

6.6
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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: 2,703

44. 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: 1,263

45. Fried Barry (2020)

99 min | Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi

5.6
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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, Chanelle de Jager, Brett Williams, Joey Cramer

Votes: 2,429

46. Space Mutiny (1988)

Not Rated | 91 min | Action, Adventure, Romance

2.0
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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: 7,128

47. Survivor South Africa (2006– )

60 min | Adventure, Game-Show, Reality-TV

7.9
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A reality show where a group of South Africans are stranded in a remote location with little more than the clothes on their back. The winner takes home R1 million and the title of Sole Survivor.

Stars: Nico Panagio, Marian De Vos, Shane Hattingh, Phillip Dickson

Votes: 146

48. Alison (II) (2016)

80 min | Documentary

7.5
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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, Alison Botha, Zak Hendrikz

Votes: 1,213

49. Khumba (2013)

Not Rated | 85 min | Animation, Adventure, Family

5.6
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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: 6,146 | Gross: $0.00M

50. Triggered (I) (2020)

R | 94 min | Action, Comedy, Horror

5.1
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48 Metascore

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.

Director: Alastair Orr | Stars: Reine Swart, Russell Crous, Liesl Ahlers, Cameron Scott

Votes: 7,923


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