Southern Sotho (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
District 9 (2009)
81 metascore

District 9 (2009)

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

An extraterrestrial race, forced to live in slum-like conditions on Earth, suddenly finds a kindred spirit in a government agent who is exposed to their biotechnology.

Director: Neill Blomkamp | Stars: Sharlto Copley, David James, Jason Cope, Nathalie Boltt

Votes: 608,598 | Gross: $115.65M

Invictus (2009)
74 metascore

Invictus (2009)

PG-13 | 134 min | Biography, Drama, History

Nelson Mandela, in his first term as the South African President, initiates a unique venture to unite the apartheid-torn land: enlist the national rugby team on a mission to win the 1995 Rugby World Cup.

Director: Clint Eastwood | Stars: Morgan Freeman, Matt Damon, Tony Kgoroge, Patrick Mofokeng

Votes: 141,702 | Gross: $37.49M

Five Fingers for Marseilles (2017)
73 metascore

Five Fingers for Marseilles (2017)

120 min | Drama, Thriller, Western

Lives change forever when Tau, the young lion, kills two corrupt policemen in a South African shanty town.

Director: Michael Matthews | Stars: Vuyo Dabula, Zethu Dlomo, Hamilton Dhlamini, Kenneth Nkosi

Votes: 584

Hustler (2018 Video)

22 min | Documentary, Short | Completed

Two recyclers work tirelessly collecting and selling recyclables to provide for themselves and their families. Navigating Johannesburg's streets, they struggle against weather, traffic, and... See full summary »

Director: Shaun Nelson

Ladygrey (2015)

Unrated | 109 min | Drama

Ten years after the end of apartheid, a South African community tries to live without recalling the violent clashes of the past. But when the silence is suddenly broken, some of the most innocent citizens may be in peril.

Director: Alain Choquart | Stars: Peter Sarsgaard, Jérémie Renier, Emily Mortimer, Claude Rich

Votes: 107

Nna Sajene Kokobela (2001)

25 min | Crime, Drama

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Stars: Sello Motloung, Jerry Mofokeng, Reginald Tsokolibane, Makgale Mahopo

Avenged (2013)

R | 101 min | Action, Crime, Drama

An undercover cop risks his career (and life) to settle a score.

Director: Donovan Marsh | Stars: S'Dumo Mtshali, Presley Chweneyagae, Israel Matseke-Zulu, Owen Sejake

Votes: 400

Rhythm City (2007– )


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Stars: Lalla Hirayama, David James, Jason Greer, Lauren Jenae

Votes: 11

The Forgotten Kingdom (2013)

Not Rated | 101 min | Drama

Atang leaves the slums of the big city to bury his estranged father in the remote, mountainous village where he was born. Befriended by an orphan herd-boy and stirred by memories of his ... See full summary »

Director: Andrew Mudge | Stars: Zenzo Ngqobe, Nozipho Nkelemba, Lebohang Ntsane, Jerry Mofokeng

Votes: 192

Life, Above All (2010)
65 metascore

Life, Above All (2010)

PG-13 | 100 min | Drama

A touching mother-daughter relationship that reflects the modern South Africa.

Director: Oliver Schmitz | Stars: Khomotso Manyaka, Keaobaka Makanyane, Harriet Lenabe, Lerato Mvelase

Votes: 1,248 | Gross: $0.13M

Whispering Truth to Power (2018)

87 min | Documentary

This film charts the final year in office of South Africa's Public Protector, Thuli Madonsela, as she attempts to bring justice to ordinary people. After successfully challenging President ... See full summary »

Director: Shameela Seedat

Votes: 7

Mapantsula (1988)

Not Rated | 100 min | Crime, Drama

Mapantsula tells the story of Panic, a petty gangster who inevitably becomes caught up in the growing anti-apartheid struggle and has to choose between individual gain and a united stand ... See full summary »

Director: Oliver Schmitz | Stars: Thomas Mogotlane, Marcel van Heerden, Thembi Mtshali, Dolly Rathebe

Votes: 147

Muvhango (2011– )


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Stars: Eugene Khumbanyiwa, Traverse Le Goff, Sindi Dlathu

Votes: 12

Ashes to Ashes (2015– )


There's a dark secret in the Namane household. The funeral business and family relationships are suffering. The family are now tasked with the repercussions of having failed to appease an ... See full summary »

Stars: Maggie Benedict, Nyaniso Dzedze, Mandla Gaduka, Zenande Mfenyane

Intersexions (2010– )


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Stars: Thando Thabethe, Mpho Osei Tutu, Mzwandile Ngubeni, Nozipho Nkelemba

Votes: 10

Lasizwe: Fake it till you make it (2019– )


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Stars: Lasizwe Dambuza, Cedric Fourie, Ofentse Kwesa, Lungile Mcunu

Tshisa (2006– )

60 min | Drama

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Stars: Bongani Masondo, Zukisa Matola, Manaka Ranaka, Pam Andrews

Keeping Score (2016– )

24 min | Drama

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Stars: Moliehi Makobane, Sonia Mbele, Maki Mokhitli, Solomon Sebothoma

Mafikizolo: Love Potion (2017 Video)

Short, Music

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Director: Garth von Glehn

Zama Zama (2012)

104 min | Action

In South Africa's gold mining region is the subterranean dimension of the Zama Zama, illegal miners that make a living by mining the ore in both operational and abandoned mine shafts. Zama ... See full summary »

Director: Vickus Strijdom | Stars: Lindani Nkosi, Presley Chweneyagae, Khulu Skenjana, Fumani Shilubana

Votes: 9

90 Plein Street (2007– )

24 min | Drama

A political drama set in South Africa's democratic Parliament pitting personal ambition and self enrichment against the demands of accountability, transformation and delivering to the people on the promises of a democratic constitution.

Stars: Precious Makgaretsa, Thorsten Wedekind, Eugene Khumbanyiwa, Maggie Benedict

Man on Ground (2011)

80 min | Drama

Ade and Femi are expatriate Nigerian brothers. Ade is a successful banker in London, while Femi, once a political dissident in his home country, has had to escape to South Africa, live in ... See full summary »

Director: Akin Omotoso | Stars: Hakeem Kae-Kazim, Fabian Adeoye Lojede, Fana Mokoena, Thishiwe Ziqubu

Votes: 32

Dying for Gold (2018)

99 min | Documentary

For over 120 years hundreds of thousands of black men from the countries of Southern Africa have left their families to dig for gold and produce the wealth of South Africa. Today these ... See full summary »

Directors: Catherine Meyburgh, Richard Pakleppa

Soul City (1994– )


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Stars: Jason Kennett, Fats Bookholane, David Dennis, Lillian Dube

The Docket (2018– )

48 min | Crime

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Stars: Brandon Engelbrecht, Ashish Gangapersad, Duncan Johnson, Hlubi Mboya

Skorokoro (2016)

90 min | Comedy

Two star grossed lovers form a little village in South Africa have to battle their way to their happy ending. Think Shakespeare, but with cows.

Director: Darrell Roodt | Stars: Papiso Keogatile, Boikie Pholo, Paballo Koza, Mbalenhle Zakwe

Coming of Age (2015)

63 min | Documentary, Drama

Coming Of Age is a film that follows teenagers over the course of two years as they grow up deep in the southern African mountain kingdom of Lesotho.

Director: Teboho Edkins

Votes: 18

Soul City (2014– )

24 min | Drama

Set in a fictional township, Soul City mirrors many of the challenges faced by poor communities everywhere. The series weaves together health issues, social questions and personal stories to create an engaging hospital drama.

Stars: Nunu Khumalo, Phila Mazibuko, Robert Mpisi, Tau Maserumule

Rejsen (2017)

21 min | Short

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Director: Christoffer Boe | Stars: Ganga Prasad Bhattarai, Kishor Bhattarai, Nathan Heintz, Alain Hubert

Votes: 15

City Ses'la (2005– )

24 min | Comedy

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Stars: Tumi Masemola, Mandla Ndimande, Meren Reddy, Luke Rous

Guilt (2018– )


When a group of neighbours stumble upon one million rands, they are faced with the choice to declare the money to the police or share it.

Stars: Oupa Gabaza, Tendaiishe Chitima, Khutjo Green, Martin Le Maitre

Mfolozi Street (2014– )


Every street is a story... When his parents are killed by a drunk driver, Lindani Yengwa (Austin Shandu) returns to the street in Daveyton where he grew up, to raise his 10-year-old sister ... See full summary »

Stars: Vusumzi Ntshanga, Yule Masiteng, Hlubi Mboya, Jet Novuka

Freedom (XI) (2018)


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Directors: Ralph Ziman, Jafta Mamabolo | Star: Jafta Mamabolo

Heartlines (2006)

95 min | Drama

After serving a jail sentence for theft, Manyisa, a young man with a cruel past and an uncertain future, is released. He is offered a new chance at life by a well-meaning pastor, Jacob Musi... See full summary »

Director: Angus Gibson | Stars: S'Thandiwe Kgoroge, Mduduzi Mabaso, Mpho Molepo, Mbongeni Ngema

The Good Fight (2006 TV Movie)


Faith is aptly named. She fully believes implicitly that God will protect her through life's journey. Forced to head to Johannesburg to look for work upon the death of her mother, Faith ... See full summary »

Director: Donovan Marsh | Stars: Katleho Bingwa, Vusi Duda, Phillip Mathebula, Smangele Mbatha

Forerunners (2011)

52 min | Documentary, Drama

Forerunners soulfully explores what it means to be black and middle class in South Africa today. At the frontier of unprecedented social change Miranda, Mpumi, Martin and Karabo are part of... See full summary »

Director: Simon Wood | Stars: Martin Magwaza, Karabo Malupe, Miranda Puza, Mpumi Sithole

Votes: 10

Ram za sliku moje domovine (2005)

15 min | Short, Drama, War

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Director: Elmir Jukic | Stars: Sasa Petrovic, Emir Hadzihafizbegovic, Enis Beslagic, Vanessa Glodjo

Votes: 17

Commando: Adrift on the Open Veld (2008)

17 min | Short, History, War

During the Anglo-Boer War, a young Boer soldier has a fortuitous encounter with a Senior British officer, whom he wounds and finds dying in the veld.

Director: Stephen de Villiers | Stars: Stephen de Villiers, Antony Delport, Boy Ngema, Ian Roberts

Mma Moeketsi (Mother of Moeketsi) (2018 Video)

26 min | Short, Drama, History

True events - In 2012 a group of South African mine workers went on a wage increase strike that led to what would become a national tragedy that saw 34 miners being brutally killed by the police.

Director: Reabetswe Moeti | Stars: Keketso Semoko, Mothusi Chebeletsane, Sandile Chivambo, Kgomotso Ditshweni

The Man in Me (2015)

15 min | Short

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Director: Teboho Edkins

Voete van Goud (1998 TV Movie)

Drama, Sport

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Director: Bob Riley | Stars: Anrich Herbst, Maurice Carpede, Liezel van der Merwe, Gavin van den Berg

Tooth and Nails: A Gospel Music Story (2012 TV Movie)


Nails is a failed "kwaito" (South African pop music genre) star with delusions of grandeur. When he tries to launch his nonexistent career, he falls into the hands of a villainous loan ... See full summary »

Director: Scottnes L. Smith | Stars: Bhelekazi Bhelz, Glen Gabela, Ncibijani Madlala, Miza Modibedi

Votes: 8

Magic Cellar (2006–2007)

11 min | Animation, Family

Africa's first 3D animated series. Based on African folktales.

Votes: 13

In Stitches (2018)

52 min | Documentary

IN STITCHES follows three trailblazing South African comedians who are bringing their mother tongues to the stage. More than two decades after the fall of apartheid, 11 official languages ... See full summary »

Directors: Hannah Rafkin, Meg Robbins | Stars: Ryan Harduth, Luphelo Kodwa, Loyiso Madinga, Noko Moswete

Takalani Sesame (2000– )

30 min | Family

A version of Sesame Street from South Africa.

Stars: Thando Bulane-Hopa, Moona Chouglay, Mosa Kaiser, Shafa'ath-Ahmad Khan

Votes: 9

Still Moving (2006)

11 min | Short, Drama

A wife and mother-to-be spends anxious hours waiting for her husband to come home from the streets of Johannesburg.

Director: Luke Carstens | Stars: Lebo Modiba, Nathaniel Ramabulana

Meokgo and the Stickfighter (2006)

15 min | Short, Drama

Sekalli le Meokgo is a magic realism story about Kgotso, a recluse stickfighter who lives a solitary life high up in the Maluti Mountains of Lesotho. Legend whispers of Kgotso's mother who ... See full summary »

Director: Teboho Mahlatsi | Stars: Mduduzi Mabaso, Terry Pheto

Votes: 18

The Chicken Man (1990)

69 min | Drama

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Director: David Bensusan | Stars: Lucas Baloyi, Tau Motau, Simon Maleka, Monty Seoketsa

Upondo no Nkinsela (1984)

74 min | Comedy

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Director: Bernard Buys | Stars: Ndaba Mhlongo, Masoja Mota, Joe Mafela

Mosonngoa (2014)

28 min | Short, Action, Drama

In a society riddled by patriarchy, Mosonngoa embarks on an incisive pursuit to save her father's farm. When all her attempts fail, she enters a stick-fighting competition - against all odds.

Director: Lemohang Jeremiah Mosese | Stars: Siphiwe Nzima-Ntskhe, Masele Tokane, Chaka Phehlamarole Khalechene, Retselisitsoe Sekake

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