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: 848,499 | 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: 195,651 | 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: 89,138

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, Ian Hart, Daniel Webber, Nathan Page

Votes: 13,065

Trackers (2019– )

Crime, Drama, Thriller

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: 329

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: 16,100

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: 44,476 | Gross: $6.56M

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: 76,070 | Gross: $57.01M

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: 627,835 | Gross: $115.65M

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: 245,056 | Gross: $13.41M

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: 200,736 | Gross: $126.37M

Blood & Water (2020– )

TV-MA | 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: 1,269

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: 224,786 | Gross: $31.57M

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: 109,768 | Gross: $45.09M

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: 105,377 | Gross: $2.28M

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: 11,398

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: 81,291 | Gross: $26.83M

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, Daniel Fox

Votes: 13,748

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: 29,271

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: 327,586 | Gross: $23.53M

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: 123,831 | Gross: $94.78M

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: 5,310

Professionals (2020– )

48 min | Action, Adventure | Filming

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

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: 71,186 | Gross: $10.96M

Beyond the River (2017)

113 min | Drama, Sport

Inspired by the true story of Siseko Ntondini and Piers Cruickshanks, who together won gold in the 2014 Dusi Canoe Marathon,"Beyond the River" delivers a nail-biting adventure story about the triumph of the human spirit.

Director: Craig Freimond | Stars: Lemogang Tsipa, Grant Swanby, Israel Matseke-Zulu, Emily Child

Votes: 162

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: 35,164 | Gross: $0.01M

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: 51,298 | 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: 9,200 | Gross: $5.06M

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: 22,259

The Soul Collector (II) (2019)

100 min | Horror

An old man, fated to collect souls for eternity, seeks atonement after trading his daughter's soul.

Director: Harold Holscher | Stars: Tshamano Sebe, Inge Beckmann, Keita Luna, Garth Breytenbach

Votes: 581

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: 44,234 | Gross: $1.12M

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: 13,397

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: 6,501

Heatstroke (2013)

TV-14 | 92 min | Action, Drama, Thriller

On a family trip in the African desert, a research scientist unintentionally travels off course and is brutally murdered by an arms dealer. His girlfriend is put to the ultimate survival ... See full summary »

Director: Evelyn Purcell | Stars: Stephen Dorff, Svetlana Metkina, Maisie Williams, Peter Stormare

Votes: 2,807

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: 21,692 | Gross: $0.64M

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: 30,329

The Indian Detective (2017– )

44 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

A Toronto police officer investigates a murder while visiting his father in India.

Stars: Russell Peters, Anupam Kher, Christina Cole, Mishqah Parthiephal

Votes: 2,580

Pulse (I) (2006)
4.8
27 metascore

Pulse (I) (2006)

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

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: 27,732 | Gross: $20.26M

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: 32,150 | Gross: $2.67M

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: 34,351 | Gross: $20.57M

Queen Sono (2020– )

TV-MA | 43 min | Action, Crime, Drama

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: 819

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, James Norton, Tom Hopper, Charlie Murphy

Votes: 8,860

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: 11,835

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 God.

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

Votes: 4,032 | Gross: $4.72M

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: 2,945

Rafiki (2018)
6.6
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: 1,760 | Gross: $0.14M

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: 3,784 | Gross: $0.40M

Love Jacked (2018)

PG-13 | 100 min | Comedy, Romance

MAYA, has artistic ambitions - her father ED wants a dutiful daughter to run the family store. Taking her independence a step further, Maya decides to travel to Africa for inspiration and returns with a fiancé.

Director: Alfons Adetuyi | Stars: Keith David, Amber Stevens West, Mike Epps, Shamier Anderson

Votes: 1,000

Accident (I) (2017)

95 min | Action, Thriller

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: Tamer Burjaq, Stephanie Schildknecht, Roxane Hayward, Nathan Lynn

Votes: 744

Lake Placid: Legacy (2018 TV Movie)

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

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: 1,735

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