South Africa (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)



1. 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: 96,260

2. Gaia (2021)

R | 96 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror

5.4
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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: 1,850

3. 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: 235,159 | Gross: $31.57M

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: 648,649 | Gross: $115.65M

5. 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: 211,481 | Gross: $126.37M

6. 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: 41,373

7. 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: 4,146

8. 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: 53,629 | Gross: $30.03M

9. 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: 13,419

10. 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: 2,182

11. Penguin Town (2021– )

TV-G | Documentary, Family

8.0
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In a picturesque South African town, an eclectic group of endangered penguins flock together to find mates, raise families and mix with the locals.

Star: Patton Oswalt

Votes: 503

12. 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: 31,564

13. Fried Barry (2020)

99 min | Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi

5.7
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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: 1,344

14. 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: 4,268 | Gross: $4.72M

15. 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, Jenna Saras

Votes: 14,964

16. Jiva! (2021– )

TV-MA | 50 min | Drama

5.8
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A talented street dancer from Umlazi, Durban must confront her fears and deal with family objections to pursue her dancing dreams.

Stars: Ntuthuzelo Grootboom, Noxolo Dlamini, Stella Dlangalala, Tony Kgoroge

Votes: 186

17. Hell Trip (2018)

86 min | Horror, Thriller

3.3
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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: 205

18. 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: 7,800

19. Seal Team (2022)

Animation | Post-production

After his best friend is killed in a shark attack, Quinn, a lovable yet tenacious seal assembles a SEAL TEAM to fight back against a gang of sharks overtaking the neighborhood. But this ... See full summary »

Directors: Greig Cameron, Kane Croudace | Stars: J.K. Simmons, Kristen Schaal, Patrick Warburton, Matthew Rhys

20. Blood & Water (2020– )

TV-MA | 53 min | Drama, Mystery

6.4
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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: 2,044

21. 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: 16,258 | Gross: $6.29M

22. 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: 2,022

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

Votes: 4,245

24. 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: Keenan Arrison, Tamer Burjaq, Emmanuel Castis, James Gracie

Votes: 1,036

25. 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: 8,306

26. 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: 2,423

27. Trippin' with the Kandasamys (2021)

TV-14 | 93 min | Comedy, Romance

5.1
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To rekindle their marriages, best friends-turned-in-laws Shanthi and Jennifer plan a couples' getaway. But it comes with all kinds of surprises.

Director: Jayan Moodley | Stars: Mariam Bassa, Rushil Juglall, Vashir Kemraj, Alan Khan

Votes: 275

28. 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: 4,003 | Gross: $0.02M

29. Dust Devil (1992)

R | 87 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

6.3
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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: 5,031

30. Keeping Up with the Kandasamys (2017)

95 min | Comedy

6.4
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Matriarchal rivals of neighboring families, whose young adult children become romantically involved - try despite their best efforts - to keep them apart with hilarious results.

Director: Jayan Moodley | Stars: Alisha Authbehari, Mariam Bassa, Rory Booth, Rajesh Gopie

Votes: 278

31. 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: 8,563 | Gross: $1.78M

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: 5,090

33. Queen Sono (2020–2021)

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: 1,075

34. Sarafina! (1992)

PG-13 | 117 min | Drama, Musical

6.3
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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: 1,872 | Gross: $7.31M

35. 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: 5,686 | Gross: $0.00M

36. 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: 6,706

37. 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: Roxane Hayward, Tyrone Keogh, Stephanie Schildknecht, Karl Thaning

Votes: 908

38. 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: 7,309

39. 12 Days of Terror (2004 TV Movie)

PG-13 | 87 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller

5.5
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For twelve days in July, 1916, a shark patrolled the waterways of northern New Jersey. This docudrama is based on Richard Fernicola's account of those days.

Director: Jack Sholder | Stars: Colin Egglesfield, Mark Dexter, Jenna Harrison, John Rhys-Davies

Votes: 1,672

40. 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: 9,429

41. Shadow (2019)

TV-MA | 45 min | Action, Crime, Drama

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: 870

42. 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, Alison Botha, De Klerk Oelofse, Zak Hendrikz

Votes: 933

43. 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: 447

44. This Is Not a Burial, It's a Resurrection (2019)

120 min | Drama

7.3
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91 Metascore

When her village is threatened with forced resettlement due to reservoir construction, an 80-year-old widow finds a new will to live and ignites the spirit of resilience within her community.

Director: Lemohang Jeremiah Mosese | Stars: Mary Twala, Jerry Mofokeng, Makhaola Ndebele, Tseko Monaheng

Votes: 588

45. Chasing the Sun (2020– )

Documentary

9.7
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Chasing the Sun is a powerful SuperSport documentary made in collaboration with the Springboks and tells the rousing tale of their path to redemption and World Cup glory in 2019.

Votes: 180

46. Dam (2021– )

45 min | Horror, Thriller

8.0
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Set in an Eastern Cape farming community, the story follows Yola who returns home from Chile for her father's funeral, only to be met by the ghosts of her past.

Stars: Lea Vivier, Pallance Dladla, Natasha Loring, Antoinette Louw

Votes: 84

47. 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: 1,096

48. Red Water (2003 TV Movie)

R | 92 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

4.1
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A group of oil workers being held hostage by a group of gangsters on a small oil rig are attacked by a freshwater bull shark.

Director: Charles Robert Carner | Stars: Lou Diamond Phillips, Kristy Swanson, Coolio, Jaimz Woolvett

Votes: 2,632

49. 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: 3,890

50. Shark Attack 2 (2000 Video)

R | 98 min | Action, Adventure, Horror

3.1
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The mutant sharks from Dr. Craven's experiments in "Shark Attack 1" are back, this time choosing Cape Town, South Africa as their hunting ground.

Director: David Worth | Stars: Thorsten Kaye, Nikita Ager, Dan Metcalfe, Caroline Bruins

Votes: 2,353


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