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
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: 804,637 | Gross: $154.06M

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: 59,812 | Gross: $57.01M

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: 84,543

Nguoi Truyên Ký Uc (2014)
6.5
47 metascore

Nguoi Truyên Ký Uc (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: 106,910 | Gross: $45.09M

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: 238,706 | 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: 613,210 | Gross: $115.65M

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: 195,548 | Gross: $126.37M

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: 217,619 | 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: 77,252 | Gross: $26.83M

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: 69,952 | Gross: $10.96M

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: 10,543

Hotel Rwanda (2004)
8.1
79 metascore

Hotel Rwanda (2004)

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

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: 318,544 | Gross: $23.53M

Trackers (2019– )

Drama | Pre-production

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

Stars: James Gracie, Sisanda Henna, Avital Lvova, Thapelo Mokoena

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: 121,357 | Gross: $94.78M

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: 102,947 | Gross: $2.28M

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: 7,936 | Gross: $5.06M

The Siege of Jadotville (2016)

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

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: 25,936

24 Gio Hôi Sinh (2017)
5.7
37 metascore

24 Gio Hôi Sinh (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: 10,891

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: 3,652

Truy Sát (I) (2015)
5.5
18 metascore

Truy Sát (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, Colin Moss

Votes: 12,944

Mia and the White Lion (2018)
6.5
52 metascore

Mia and the White Lion (2018)

PG | 98 min | Adventure, Drama, Family

A young girl from London moves to Africa with her parents where she befriends a lion cub.

Director: Gilles de Maistre | Stars: Daniah De Villiers, Mélanie Laurent, Langley Kirkwood, Ryan Mac Lennan

Votes: 2,459 | Gross: $0.40M

Dust Devil (1992)

R | 87 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

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: 4,367

Tremors: A Cold Day in Hell (2018 Video)

PG-13 | 98 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

The new sequel finds Burt Gummer, who's dying from Graboid poison, and his son Travis at a remote research station in Canada's Nunavut Territory, where they must go up against a new batch of Graboids to save Burt's life.

Director: Don Michael Paul | Stars: Jay Anstey, Alistair Moulton Black, Paul du Toit, Michael Gross

Votes: 3,717

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: 33,757 | Gross: $0.01M

Professionals (2019– )

48 min | Action, Adventure | Active

Add a Plot

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

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: 42,748 | Gross: $1.12M

The Gods Must Be Crazy (1980)
7.3
73 metascore

The Gods Must Be Crazy (1980)

PG | 109 min | 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: 49,885 | Gross: $30.03M

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: 30,517 | Gross: $2.67M

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: 2,887

The Pirates of Somalia (2017)
6.8
54 metascore

The Pirates of Somalia (2017)

R | 116 min | Biography, Drama

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: Al Pacino, Evan Peters, Melanie Griffith, Barkhad Abdi

Votes: 7,634

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: 12,918

The Good Lie (2014)
7.4
65 metascore

The Good Lie (2014)

PG-13 | 110 min | Biography, Drama

A group of Sudanese refugees, given the chance to resettle in the U.S., arrive in Kansas City, Missouri, where their encounter with an employment agency counselor forever changes all of their lives.

Director: Philippe Falardeau | Stars: Reese Witherspoon, Arnold Oceng, Ger Duany, Emmanuel Jal

Votes: 25,725 | Gross: $2.72M

Remember (I) (2015)
7.5
52 metascore

Remember (I) (2015)

R | 94 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

With the aid of a fellow Auschwitz survivor and a hand-written letter, an elderly man with dementia goes in search of the person he believes to be responsible for the death of his family in the death camp to kill him himself.

Director: Atom Egoyan | Stars: Christopher Plummer, Kim Roberts, Amanda Smith, Martin Landau

Votes: 20,164 | Gross: $0.64M

Samson (2018)
4.4
17 metascore

Samson (2018)

PG-13 | 110 min | Action, Drama

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 his God.

Directors: Bruce Macdonald, Gabriel Sabloff | Stars: Taylor James, Billy Zane, Lindsay Wagner, Caitlin Leahy

Votes: 3,737 | Gross: $4.72M

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: 29,438

Heidi (2015)

111 min | Adventure, Drama, Family

A story of a young girl who lives in the Swiss Alps with her goat herding Grandfather.

Director: Alain Gsponer | Stars: Anuk Steffen, Anna Schinz, Lilian Naef, Bruno Ganz

Votes: 3,839

The Furnace (2019)

90 min | Drama

THE FURNACE Africa's toughest race becomes her biggest test of faith. Newlyweds Mary and Matt celebrate Christmas, and their passion for running, with two honeymoon tickets to Africa's ... See full summary »

Director: Darrell Roodt | Stars: Jamie Bernadette, Luthuli Dlamini, Laura Linn, Thandi Puren

Votes: 70

Rafiki (2018)
6.5
68 metascore

Rafiki (2018)

83 min | Drama, Romance

"Good Kenyan girls become good Kenyan wives," but Kena and Ziki long for something more. When love blossoms between them, the two girls will be forced to choose between happiness and safety.

Director: Wanuri Kahiu | Stars: Samantha Mugatsia, Neville Misati, Nice Githinji, Charlie Karumi

Votes: 1,286 | Gross: $0.14M

Crusoe (2008–2009)

60 min | Adventure, Drama

Based on the novel written in 1719, this is said to be an action-packed period drama set in the 18th century, but with a contemporary take on race relations -- and a hero who will bear a ... See full summary »

Stars: Sam Neill, Philip Winchester, Tongayi Chirisa, Anna Walton

Votes: 2,297

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: 21,826

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: 25,425 | Gross: $8.32M

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: Ed Skrein, Tom Hopper, James Norton, Charlie Murphy

Votes: 8,537

Leprechaun Returns (2018 TV Movie)

R | 92 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Horror

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

Director: Steven Kostanski | Stars: Taylor Spreitler, Pepi Sonuga, Sai Bennett, Linden Porco

Votes: 1,995

Lake Placid: Legacy (2018 TV Movie)

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

Legacy finds the team of young explorers out to reveal the secrets of an area removed from modern day maps and hidden behind electric fences. However, once they reach the center of the lake... See full summary »

Director: Darrell Roodt | Stars: Katherine Barrell, Tim Rozon, Sai Bennett, Luke Newton

Votes: 1,536

Shaka Zulu (1986)

300 min | Action, Biography, Drama

A historical account on the life of the Zulu King Shaka.

Stars: Edward Fox, Robert Powell, Trevor Howard, Fiona Fullerton

Votes: 2,695

Detour (I) (2016)
6.2
46 metascore

Detour (I) (2016)

R | 97 min | Action, Thriller

A young law student blindly enters into a pact with a hoodlum who offers to kill his stepfather - a man he feels is responsible for the accident that sent his mother into a coma.

Director: Christopher Smith | Stars: Tye Sheridan, Emory Cohen, Bel Powley, Stephen Moyer

Votes: 4,817 | Gross: $0.00M

The Breed (2006)

R | 91 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

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: 11,734 | 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: 3,264

Curse of the Ring (2004 TV Movie)

PG-13 | 184 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

The legend of Siegfried and Brunhild, loosely based on characters from the Norse sagas and the pre-Christian Germanic heroic motifs outlined in the Nibelungensaga.

Director: Uli Edel | Stars: Benno Fürmann, Kristanna Loken, Alicia Witt, Julian Sands

Votes: 9,023

The Magic Pill (2017)

TV-14 | 91 min | Documentary

People around the globe are combating illness through a paradigm shift in eating. And this simple change -- embracing fat as our main fuel -- is showing profound promise in improving the health of people, animals and the planet.

Director: Robert Tate | Stars: Pete Evans, Nora Gedgaudas, Lierre Keith, Robert Tate

Votes: 1,643

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