South Africa (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)

Popularity▲ A-Z User Rating Number of Votes US Box Office Runtime Year Release Date Date of Your Rating Your Rating
The Dead Don't Die (2019)
5.5
53 metascore

The Dead Don't Die (2019)

R | 104 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Horror

The peaceful town of Centerville finds itself battling a zombie horde as the dead start rising from their graves.

Director: Jim Jarmusch | Stars: Bill Murray, Adam Driver, Tom Waits, Chloë Sevigny

Votes: 50,459 | Gross: $6.56M

Mad Max: Fury Road (2015)
8.1
90 metascore

Mad Max: Fury Road (2015)

R | 120 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

In a post-apocalyptic wasteland, a woman rebels against a tyrannical ruler in search for her homeland with the aid of a group of female prisoners, a psychotic worshiper, and a drifter named Max.

Director: George Miller | Stars: Tom Hardy, Charlize Theron, Nicholas Hoult, Zoë Kravitz

Votes: 868,950 | Gross: $154.06M

The Lion King (2019)
6.9
55 metascore

The Lion King (2019)

PG | 118 min | Animation, Adventure, Drama

After the murder of his father, a young lion prince flees his kingdom only to learn the true meaning of responsibility and bravery.

Director: Jon Favreau | Stars: Donald Glover, Beyoncé, Seth Rogen, Chiwetel Ejiofor

Votes: 205,537 | Gross: $543.64M

Black Sails (2014–2017)

TV-MA | 56 min | Adventure, Drama

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: 91,559

Gretel & Hansel (2020)
5.3
64 metascore

Gretel & Hansel (2020)

PG-13 | 87 min | Fantasy, Horror, Mystery

A long time ago in a distant fairy tale countryside, a young girl leads her little brother into a dark wood in desperate search of food and work, only to stumble upon a nexus of terrifying evil.

Director: Oz Perkins | Stars: Sophia Lillis, Samuel Leakey, Alice Krige, Jessica De Gouw

Votes: 21,088

Black Beauty (2020)
6.0
54 metascore

Black Beauty (2020)

110 min | Drama, Family

A wild horse and a teenage girl forge an unbreakable bond which keeps them connected for a lifetime.

Director: Ashley Avis | Stars: Mackenzie Foy, Kate Winslet, Claire Forlani, Iain Glen

Votes: 181

My Octopus Teacher (2020)

85 min | Documentary

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: 12,329

The Empty Man (2020)

R | 137 min | Crime, Drama, Horror

On the trail of a missing girl, an ex-cop comes across a secretive group attempting to summon a terrifying supernatural entity.

Director: David Prior | Stars: James Badge Dale, Stephen Root, Joel Courtney, Sasha Frolova

Votes: 895

Professionals (2020– )

48 min | Action, Adventure

After their advanced medical satellite explodes on deployment, billionaire futurist Peter Swann, and his fiancée, medical visionary Dr. Graciela "Grace" Davila, turn to a hardened former counterintelligence officer.

Stars: Elena Anaya, Tom Welling, Brendan Fraser, Stevel Marc

Votes: 236

Doomsday (2008)
6.0
51 metascore

Doomsday (2008)

R | 105 min | Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller

A futuristic action thriller where a team of people work to prevent a disaster threatening the future of the human race.

Director: Neil Marshall | Stars: Rhona Mitra, Bob Hoskins, Alexander Siddig, Caryn Peterson

Votes: 72,798 | Gross: $10.96M

Rogue (I) (2020)

R | 105 min | Action

O'Hara is a mercenary leading a squad of soldiers on their mission to rescue hostages in remote part of Africa. Unfortunately the mission goes wrong and the team are stranded, forced to survive against the local rebels.

Director: M.J. Bassett | Stars: Megan Fox, Philip Winchester, Greg Kriek, Brandon Auret

Votes: 3,965

Escape from Pretoria (2020)
6.8
56 metascore

Escape from Pretoria (2020)

PG-13 | 106 min | Thriller

Based on the real-life prison break of two political captives, Escape From Pretoria is a race-against-time thriller set in the tumultuous apartheid days of South Africa.

Director: Francis Annan | Stars: Daniel Radcliffe, Daniel Webber, Ian Hart, Mark Leonard Winter

Votes: 17,931

Triggered (I) (2020)
5.5
48 metascore

Triggered (I) (2020)

94 min | Thriller

9 old high school "friends" have a 5 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, Liesl Ahlers, Suraya Rose Santos, Sean Cameron Michael

Votes: 1,568

Escape Room (I) (2019)
6.3
48 metascore

Escape Room (I) (2019)

PG-13 | 99 min | Action, Adventure, Horror

Six strangers find themselves in a maze of deadly mystery rooms and must use their wits to survive.

Director: Adam Robitel | Stars: Taylor Russell, Logan Miller, Jay Ellis, Tyler Labine

Votes: 81,553 | Gross: $57.01M

Dredd (2012)
7.1
60 metascore

Dredd (2012)

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

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: 248,739 | Gross: $13.41M

District 9 (2009)
7.9
81 metascore

District 9 (2009)

R | 112 min | Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller

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: 634,444 | Gross: $115.65M

Trackers (2019– )

60 min | Action, Crime, Drama

Action series featuring various stories of organized crime, diamond smuggling, Black Rhinos, the CIA and terrorism in Cape Town, South Africa.

Stars: Tamer Burjaq, Emmanuel Castis, James Gracie, Sisanda Henna

Votes: 785

Chappie (2015)
6.8
41 metascore

Chappie (2015)

R | 120 min | Action, Crime, Drama

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: 228,002 | Gross: $31.57M

Resident Evil: The Final Chapter (2016)
5.5
49 metascore

Resident Evil: The Final Chapter (2016)

R | 107 min | Action, Horror, Sci-Fi

Alice returns to where the nightmare began: The Hive in Raccoon City, where the Umbrella Corporation is gathering its forces for a final strike against the only remaining survivors of the apocalypse.

Director: Paul W.S. Anderson | Stars: Milla Jovovich, Iain Glen, Ali Larter, Shawn Roberts

Votes: 83,046 | Gross: $26.83M

The Giver (2014)
6.5
47 metascore

The Giver (2014)

PG-13 | 97 min | Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi

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: 111,058 | Gross: $45.09M

Safe House (2012)
6.7
52 metascore

Safe House (2012)

R | 115 min | Action, Thriller

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: 204,374 | Gross: $126.37M

Troy: Fall of a City (2018– )

TV-MA | 60 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

Retells the story of the 10 year siege of Troy, which occurred in the 12 or 13th century BC.

Stars: Louis Hunter, Christiaan Schoombie, Bella Dayne, Chloe Pirrie

Votes: 11,900

The Fall (2006)
7.9
64 metascore

The Fall (2006)

R | 117 min | Adventure, Drama, Fantasy

In a hospital on the outskirts of 1920s Los Angeles, an injured stuntman begins to tell a fellow patient, a little girl with a broken arm, a fantastic story of five mythical heroes. Thanks to his fractured state of mind and her vivid imagination, the line between fiction and reality blurs as the tale advances.

Director: Tarsem Singh | Stars: Lee Pace, Catinca Untaru, Justine Waddell, Kim Uylenbroek

Votes: 106,624 | Gross: $2.28M

10,000 BC (2008)
5.1
34 metascore

10,000 BC (2008)

PG-13 | 109 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

In the prehistoric past, D'Leh is a mammoth hunter who bonds with the beautiful Evolet. When warriors on horseback capture Evolet and the tribesmen, D'Leh must embark on an odyssey to save his true love.

Director: Roland Emmerich | Stars: Camilla Belle, Steven Strait, Marco Khan, Cliff Curtis

Votes: 125,022 | Gross: $94.78M

Hotel Rwanda (2004)
8.1
79 metascore

Hotel Rwanda (2004)

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

Paul Rusesabagina, a hotel manager, houses over a thousand Tutsi refugees during their struggle against the Hutu militia in Rwanda, Africa.

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

Votes: 331,790 | Gross: $23.53M

The Siege of Jadotville (2016)

TV-MA | 108 min | Action, Drama, History

Irish Commandant Pat Quinlan leads a stand off with troops against French and Belgian Mercenaries in the Congo during the early 1960s.

Director: Richie Smyth | Stars: Richard Lukunku, Danny Sapani, Andrew Stock, Mark Strong

Votes: 31,097

The Gods Must Be Crazy (1980)
7.3
73 metascore

The Gods Must Be Crazy (1980)

PG | 109 min | Adventure, Comedy

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: 52,102 | Gross: $30.03M

Action Point (2018)
5.1
36 metascore

Action Point (2018)

R | 85 min | Comedy

A daredevil designs and operates his own theme park with his friends.

Director: Tim Kirkby | Stars: Johnny Knoxville, Eleanor Worthington-Cox, Chris Pontius, Dan Bakkedahl

Votes: 9,932 | Gross: $5.06M

Momentum (I) (2015)
5.5
18 metascore

Momentum (I) (2015)

Not Rated | 96 min | Action, Crime, Thriller

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, Adam Marcus

Votes: 14,300

The Salvation (2014)
6.7
64 metascore

The Salvation (2014)

R | 92 min | Drama, Western

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: 35,808 | Gross: $0.01M

Alien from L.A. (1988)

PG | 87 min | Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi

A nerdy teen-age girl goes looking for her missing archaeologist father, and stumbles into a strange subterranean civilization.

Director: Albert Pyun | Stars: Kathy Ireland, William R. Moses, Richard Haines, Don Michael Paul

Votes: 3,396

Starship Troopers 3: Marauder (2008 Video)

R | 105 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

Johnny Rico is called back into action to defeat the bugs.

Director: Edward Neumeier | Stars: Casper Van Dien, Jolene Blalock, Stephen Hogan, Boris Kodjoe

Votes: 22,484

24 Hours to Live (2017)
5.8
37 metascore

24 Hours to Live (2017)

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

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: 12,316

The Odyssey (1997)

PG-13 | 176 min | Adventure, Drama, Fantasy

The warrior King Odysseus leaves his idyllic life in the kingdom of Ithaca to fight in the Trojan War. After winning the war, he now must endure a lengthy, ten-year journey to return, and ... See full summary »

Stars: Armand Assante, Greta Scacchi, Isabella Rossellini, Bernadette Peters

Votes: 13,647

Deep Blue Sea 2 (2018 Video)

R | 94 min | Action, Horror, Sci-Fi

A brilliant billionaire creates five genetically altered bull sharks, which proceed to wreak havoc for a group of scientists on an isolated research facility.

Director: Darin Scott | Stars: Danielle Savre, Rob Mayes, Michael Beach, Nathan Lynn

Votes: 6,222

Northmen - A Viking Saga (2014)
5.4
50 metascore

Northmen - A Viking Saga (2014)

R | 97 min | Action, Drama, History

A band of Vikings cross enemy lines and a panicked race begins. The losers will pay with their lives.

Director: Claudio Fäh | Stars: Tom Hopper, Ed Skrein, Charlie Murphy, Ryan Kwanten

Votes: 9,116

The Banana Splits Movie (2019)

R | 89 min | Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi

A family attends a live taping of The Banana Splits television series, but are forced to survive as soon as the characters go haywire and start a killing spree around the studio.

Director: Danishka Esterhazy | Stars: Dani Kind, Steve Lund, Celina Martin, Finlay Wojtak-Hissong

Votes: 2,542

Blood & Water (2020– )

TV-MA | 53 min | Drama, Mystery

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: 1,583

Death Race 2 (2010 Video)

R | 96 min | Action, Crime, Sci-Fi

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: 30,685

Hector and the Search for Happiness (2014)
7.0
29 metascore

Hector and the Search for Happiness (2014)

R | 114 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama

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: 44,926 | Gross: $1.12M

Samsara (I) (2011)
8.5
65 metascore

Samsara (I) (2011)

PG-13 | 102 min | Documentary, Music

Filmed over nearly five years in twenty-five countries on five continents, and shot on seventy-millimetre film, Samsara transports us to the varied worlds of sacred grounds, disaster zones, industrial complexes, and natural wonders.

Director: Ron Fricke | Stars: Balinese Tari Legong Dancers, Ni Made Megahadi Pratiwi, Puti Sri Candra Dewi, Putu Dinda Pratika

Votes: 32,984 | Gross: $2.67M

Tremors 5: Bloodlines (2015 Video)

PG-13 | 99 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

The giant, man-eating Graboids are back and even deadlier than before, terrorizing the inhabitants of a South African wildlife reserve as they attack from below-and above.

Director: Don Michael Paul | Stars: Brandon Auret, Natalie Becker, Emmanuel Castis, Michael Gross

Votes: 6,842

Santana (2020)

TV-MA | 106 min | Action, Crime, Drama

Two cops, two brothers. One is out for justice, the other revenge. They may kill each other before capturing the bad guys.

Directors: Maradona Dias Dos Santos, Chris Roland | Stars: Paulo Americano, Dalton Borralho, Terence Bridgett, Amanda Brown

Votes: 744

Leprechaun Returns (2018 TV Movie)

R | 92 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Horror

The Leprechaun returns once again, when a group of girls unwillingly awaken him after they tear down a cabin so that they can build a new sorority house.

Director: Steven Kostanski | Stars: Taylor Spreitler, Pepi Sonuga, Sai Bennett, Ben McGregor

Votes: 2,858

The Breed (2006)

R | 91 min | Action, Comedy, Horror

A group of five college kids are forced to match wits with unwelcoming residents when they fly to a "deserted" island for a party weekend.

Director: Nicholas Mastandrea | Stars: Michelle Rodriguez, Oliver Hudson, Taryn Manning, Eric Lively

Votes: 12,418 | Gross: $0.01M

The Invisible (2007)
6.2
36 metascore

The Invisible (2007)

PG-13 | 102 min | Crime, Drama, Fantasy

A teenager is left invisible to the living after an attack.

Director: David S. Goyer | Stars: Justin Chatwin, Margarita Levieva, Marcia Gay Harden, Chris Marquette

Votes: 34,609 | Gross: $20.57M

Pulse (I) (2006)
4.8
27 metascore

Pulse (I) (2006)

PG-13 | 90 min | Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller

When their computer hacker friend accidentally channels a mysterious wireless signal, a group of co-eds rally to stop a terrifying evil from taking over the world.

Director: Jim Sonzero | Stars: Kristen Bell, Rick Gonzalez, Christina Milian, Ian Somerhalder

Votes: 27,935 | Gross: $20.26M

Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom (2013)
7.1
60 metascore

Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom (2013)

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

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: 26,313 | Gross: $8.32M

Labyrinth (2012)

Not Rated | 180 min | Adventure, Drama, Fantasy

This mini-series follows two women, medieval Alaïs Pelletier du Mas (Jessica Brown Findlay), who lives through the Crusades and Cathar massacres in medieval France, and modern-day Alice ... See full summary »

Stars: John Hurt, Tom Felton, Jessica Brown Findlay, Tony Curran

Votes: 2,972

Tiger House (2015)

R | 80 min | Action, Crime, Drama

Kelly sneaks into her boyfriend's house but tonight, she's not the only unwelcome visitor. As the situation spirals out of control, the suburban house becomes a terrifying arena for violence.

Director: Thomas Daley | Stars: Kaya Scodelario, Ed Skrein, Dougray Scott, Daniel Boyd

Votes: 3,959

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