Zulu (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 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: 218,560 | Gross: $543.64M

The Lion King (1994)
8.5
88 metascore

The Lion King (1994)

G | 88 min | Animation, Adventure, Drama

Lion prince Simba and his father are targeted by his bitter uncle, who wants to ascend the throne himself.

Directors: Roger Allers, Rob Minkoff | Stars: Matthew Broderick, Jeremy Irons, James Earl Jones, Whoopi Goldberg

Votes: 960,390 | Gross: $422.78M

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: 644,203 | Gross: $115.65M

Invictus (2009)
7.3
74 metascore

Invictus (2009)

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

Nelson Mandela, in his first term as President of South Africa, 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: 152,081 | Gross: $37.49M

Zulu (1964)
7.7
77 metascore

Zulu (1964)

Not Rated | 138 min | Drama, History, War

Outnumbered British soldiers do battle with Zulu warriors at Rorke's Drift.

Director: Cy Endfield | Stars: Stanley Baker, Jack Hawkins, Ulla Jacobsson, James Booth

Votes: 36,629

The Bang Bang Club (2010)
7.0
48 metascore

The Bang Bang Club (2010)

R | 106 min | Biography, Drama, History

A drama based on the true-life experiences of four combat photographers capturing the final days of apartheid in South Africa.

Director: Steven Silver | Stars: Ryan Phillippe, Malin Akerman, Taylor Kitsch, Neels van Jaarsveld

Votes: 10,293

Zulu (2013)

R | 110 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

Policemen Ali Sokhela and Brian Epkeen investigate the brutal murder of a young white woman, apparently provoked by the availability of a new illegal drug and somehow connected to the disappearance of black street children.

Director: Jérôme Salle | Stars: Orlando Bloom, Forest Whitaker, Conrad Kemp, Inge Beckmann

Votes: 17,908

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: 2,917

A Dry White Season (1989)
7.0
68 metascore

A Dry White Season (1989)

R | 106 min | Drama, Thriller

A white middle class South African suburbanite with no interest in politics agrees to help his black gardener find his jailed son. His investigation opens his eyes to the horrors committed by the secret police and turns him into a target.

Director: Euzhan Palcy | Stars: Donald Sutherland, Janet Suzman, Zakes Mokae, Jürgen Prochnow

Votes: 5,202 | Gross: $3.77M

Zulu Dawn (1979)

PG | 98 min | Adventure, Drama, History

A dramatization of the Battle of Isandlwana, where the British Army met its match against the Zulu nation.

Director: Douglas Hickox | Stars: Burt Lancaster, Simon Ward, Denholm Elliott, Peter Vaughan

Votes: 6,451

Queen Sono (2020–2021)

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: 1,032

Stander (2003)
7.1
62 metascore

Stander (2003)

R | 111 min | Action, Biography, Crime

The life and career of Andre Stander, a South African police officer turned bank robber.

Director: Bronwen Hughes | Stars: Thomas Jane, David O'Hara, Dexter Fletcher, Deborah Kara Unger

Votes: 8,250 | Gross: $0.02M

Sarafina! (1992)

PG-13 | 117 min | Drama, Musical

South African teenagers fight against apartheid in the Soweto Uprising.

Director: Darrell Roodt | Stars: Whoopi Goldberg, Leleti Khumalo, Miriam Makeba, John Kani

Votes: 1,838 | Gross: $7.31M

Faith Like Potatoes (2006)

PG | 116 min | Drama

Frank Rautenbach leads a strong cast as Angus Buchan, a African farmer on steroids of Scottish heritage, who leaves his farm to his loyal subjects in the midst of political unrest and ... See full summary »

Director: Regardt van den Bergh | Stars: Frank Rautenbach, Jeanne Neilson, Hamilton Dlamini, Candice D'Arcy

Votes: 3,079

Skin (I) (2008)
6.9
62 metascore

Skin (I) (2008)

PG-13 | 107 min | Biography, Drama

Based on the true story of a black girl who was born to two white Afrikaner parents in South Africa during the apartheid era.

Director: Anthony Fabian | Stars: Sophie Okonedo, Sam Neill, Alice Krige, Tony Kgoroge

Votes: 3,302

Tarzan and the Lost City (1998)

PG | 83 min | Action, Adventure, Family

Tarzan returns to his homeland of Africa to save his home from destruction.

Director: Carl Schenkel | Stars: Casper Van Dien, Jane March, Steven Waddington, Winston Ntshona

Votes: 2,100 | Gross: $2.17M

Tsotsi (2005)
7.2
70 metascore

Tsotsi (2005)

R | 94 min | Crime, Drama

Six days in the violent life of a young Johannesburg gang leader.

Director: Gavin Hood | Stars: Presley Chweneyagae, Mothusi Magano, Israel Matseke-Zulu, Terry Pheto

Votes: 27,858 | Gross: $2.91M

Catch a Fire (2006)
6.7
62 metascore

Catch a Fire (2006)

PG-13 | 101 min | Biography, Drama, History

A drama about terrorism in Apartheid-era South Africa, revolving around a policeman and a young man who carries out solo attacks against the regime.

Director: Phillip Noyce | Stars: Derek Luke, Tim Robbins, Bonnie Mbuli, Mncedisi Shabangu

Votes: 9,957 | Gross: $4.29M

Disgrace (2008)
6.6
71 metascore

Disgrace (2008)

R | 119 min | Drama

After having an affair with a student, a Cape Town professor moves to the Eastern Cape, where he gets caught up in a mess of post-apartheid politics.

Director: Steve Jacobs | Stars: John Malkovich, Natalie Becker, Jessica Haines, Eriq Ebouaney

Votes: 5,317 | Gross: $0.07M

Aleph (2021)

Structured as a labyrinth-like game and inspired by Jorge Luis Borges, Aleph is a travelogue of experience, a dreamer's journey through the lives, experiences, stories and musings of protagonists spanning ten countries and five continents.

Director: Iva Radivojevic | Stars: Anne Waldman, Guillermina Pico, Bouamama BenFareh, Zarko Lausevic

Votes: 6

Dangerous Ground (1997)

R | 95 min | Action, Crime, Drama

Vusi Madlazi returns to the South African village he left as a young boy (he was organizing against apartheid, and left in fear of his life) to bury his father. He meets up with his brother... See full summary »

Director: Darrell Roodt | Stars: Ice Cube, Elizabeth Hurley, Thokozani Nkosi, Ron Smerczak

Votes: 1,823 | Gross: $5.08M

One Night kwa Mxolisi (2021 TV Movie)

86 min | Drama

When a once semi-successful rugby player opens a new restaurant, his friends come to celebrate his success. But after one too many vodkas and a few too many truth-bombs, illusions are shattered and friendships are tested.

Director: Sisanda Henna | Stars: Sisanda Henna, Motlatsi Mafatshe, Linda Mtoba, Fulu Mugovhani

Votes: 6

Yesterday (I) (2004)

R | 90 min | Drama

After falling ill, Yesterday learns that she is HIV positive. With her husband in denial and young daughter to tend to, Yesterday's one goal is to live long enough to see her child go to school.

Director: Darrell Roodt | Stars: Leleti Khumalo, Lihle Mvelase, Kenneth Khambula, Harriet Lenabe

Votes: 2,221

Cuckold (I) (2015)

95 min | Drama

When an assistant professor's wife leaves him his life spirals into a world of debauchery, with only the hope of an old friend to save him from ruin.

Director: Charlie Vundla | Stars: Charlie Vundla, Louis Roux, Terry Pheto, Carlo Radebe

Votes: 21

The River (2018– )

20 min | Drama

A telenovela about the lives of two women from different backgrounds bonded together by lies and betrayal.

Stars: Presley Chweneyagae, Hlomla Dandala, Sindi Dlathu, Larona Moagi

Votes: 15

High Rollers (2013– )

Drama

A tumultuous saga set in the Kings Casino, following the loves, losses, dealings and double-crosses of the three Kings brothers, their families and employees.

Stars: Antony Coleman, Rolanda Marais, Justin Strydom, Carine Rous

Votes: 8

Isibaya (2014– )

Drama

Isibaya is set set on the backdrop of the taxi industry, with two young lovers who are torn apart by a century-old feud between two powerful families. From a valley long divided by too little resources, the bitter feud continues in Egoli.

Stars: Asavela Mngqithi, Lawrence Maleka, Makhaola Ndebele, Thuso Mbedu

Votes: 17

Zoop in Afrika (2005)

85 min | Comedy, Adventure, Drama

A group of young rangers crash in a plane while traveling to Africa to protect the wildlife. They have to survive in the jungle..

Directors: Dennis Bots, Johan Nijenhuis | Stars: Juliette van Ardenne, Vivienne van den Assem, Nicolette van Dam, Ewout Genemans

Votes: 398

Uzalo (2015– )

Comedy, Drama

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Stars: Dawn Thandeka King, Nompilo Maphumulo, Ntokozo Dlamini, Nokuthula Mabika

Votes: 10

How to Ruin Christmas: The Wedding (2020– )

TV-MA | Comedy, Drama

Prodigal daughter Tumi goes home for the holidays and manages to ruin her sister's wedding plans. Now she must make things right before it's too late.

Stars: Busi Lurayi, Thando Thabethe, Yonda Thomas, Nambitha Ben-Mazwi

Votes: 306

Allan Quatermain and the Temple of Skulls (2008 Video)

R | 98 min | Action, Adventure, Romance

Allan Quatermain has been recruited to lead an expedition in search of a fabled treasure, deep within Africa. He must avoid hidden dangers.

Director: Mark Atkins | Stars: Sean Cameron Michael, Christopher Adamson, Natalie Stone, Daniel Bonjour

Votes: 1,346

iNumber Number (2017)

Action, Drama

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Stars: S'Dumo Mtshali, Presley Chweneyagae, Mncedisi Shabangu, Israel Matseke-Zulu

Votes: 9

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: 411

An Act of Defiance (2017)

TV-14 | 123 min | Biography

In apartheid-ruled South Africa, a renowned lawyer struggles to hide his secret affiliation to the nation's chief resistance movement - as he takes on defending a group of its arrested members, including its leader, Nelson Mandela.

Director: Jean van de Velde | Stars: Peter Paul Muller, Antoinette Louw, José Domingos, Conrad Kemp

Votes: 453

The Letter Reader (2019)

29 min | Short, Drama

A young boy from Johannesburg arrives in KwaZulu-Natal and begins to read letters for villages - then falls in love with one of the recipients.

Director: Sibusiso Khuzwayo | Stars: Bahle Mashinini, Nomalanga Shabane, Andile Gumbi, Nokuthula Mazibuko

Votes: 75

Love Lives Here (2019)

94 min | Drama

Zinhle is a hardworking modern woman with traditional values. She knows exactly what she wants and believes she knows what the next best step is for her: getting married. But the journey there isn't as easy as it should be.

Director: Norman Maake | Stars: Thando Thabethe, Lungile Radu, Andile Gumbi, Nyokabi Gethaiga

Votes: 23

Greed and Desire (2016)

Drama

Greed and Desire explores the themes of ambition, wealth, power, secrets and desire. This Telenovela takes viewers in a world established in Bloemfontein. The story starts with the death of... See full summary »

Stars: Siyasanga Kobese, Mary Makhatho, Tsholofelo Matshaba, Buyile Mdladla

Hard to Get (I) (2014)

Not Rated | 91 min | Action, Romance

When SKIETS, an enigmatic, beautiful stranger walks into small rural township tavern and demands a beer, TK, a charming local lothario sets out to seduce her in order to prove his prowess ... See full summary »

Director: Zee Ntuli | Stars: Thishiwe Ziqubu, Pallance Dladla, Israel Matseke-Zulu, Jerry Mofokeng

Votes: 99

The Domino Effect (2012)

100 min | Drama

If global economy came to a sudden stop what would be the effect on families worldwide? People in different countries or continents might not seem to be interrelated but there is more than ... See full summary »

Director: Paula van der Oest | Stars: James D'Arcy, Theo James, Tiya Sircar, Harriet Walter

Votes: 239

Ubambo Lwami (1989–1992)

Drama

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Stars: Veronica Molefe, Don Mlangeni, Jabulile Phakane, Andile Radebe

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: 227

Is'Thunzi (2016– )

Drama

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Stars: Thuso Mbedu, Makgotso M, Bohang Moeko, Francois Coetzee

Gomora (2020 TV Special)

Drama

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Director: Nozipho Nkelemba | Stars: Connie Chiume, Katlego Danke, Sannah Mchunu, Molefe-Ndaba

Blitzpatrollie (2013)

103 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

"Blitzpatrollie" chronicles the adventures of Rummy Augustine (Joey Rasdien) and his partner, Ace Dikolobe (David Kau), police officers who have had the misfortune of being stationed in a ... See full summary »

Director: Andrew Wessels | Stars: Joey Rasdien, David Kau, David Kibuuka, Chris Forrest

Votes: 116

Blessers (2019)

86 min | Comedy

Jacob Zulu (Kenneth Nkosi) is a middle-aged businessman who has become accustomed to his routine, a life which includes his wife Michelle (Sonia Mbele), his daughter Natasha (Six Nyamane), ... See full summary »

Director: Rea Rangaka | Stars: Kenneth Nkosi, Sonia Mbele, Six Nyamane, Connie Chiume

Votes: 19

Live 8 (2005 TV Special)

480 min | Documentary, Music

20 years on from their Live Aid (1985) triumph, Bob Geldof and Midge Ure recruit the world's music superstars once again to perform live and put pressure on Western governments to help Africa and Make Poverty History.

Directors: Bruce Gowers, Nick Hopkin, Michael Maier, Claire Popplewell, Geoff Posner, Richard Valentine, Michael Watt, Paul Flattery | Stars: Bob Geldof, Articolo 31, 4Peace Ensemble, A-Ha

Votes: 1,125

Trốn Chạy Quỷ Dữ (2018)

92 min | Horror, Thriller

Busi, a young destitute woman with dangerously repressed emotions, lands a job as a cleaner at a rundown hospital in the heart of Johannesburg. Desperate for the money so she can bring her ... See full summary »

Director: Jerome Pikwane | Stars: Petronella Tshuma, Kwande Nkosi, Dawid Minnaar, Harriet Manamela

Votes: 140

The Number (2017)

TV-MA | 95 min | Drama

After a young protégé's murder confirms a prison gang leader's growing misgivings about his life inside, he joins a reform-minded warden's efforts to improve the prison, eyeing it as a path... See full summary »

Director: Khalo Matabane | Stars: Mothusi Magano, Warren Masemola, Deon Lotz, Kevin Smith

Votes: 12

Rhythm City (2007– )

Drama

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Stars: Pam Andrews, Jamie Bartlett, Lalla Hirayama, Connie Chiume

Votes: 12

Isithembiso (2017–2020)

Drama

This series follows the lives of two young people who come to the City of Gold in search of not just their fortune but familial ties, opportunity and education.

Stars: Hamilton Dlamini, Mxolisi Masango, Chichi Letswalo, Nandi Mbatha

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