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 (1994)
8.5
88 metascore

The Lion King (1994)

G | 88 min | Animation, Adventure, Drama

A Lion cub crown prince is tricked by a treacherous uncle into thinking he caused his father's death and flees into exile in despair, only to learn in adulthood his identity and his responsibilities.

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

Votes: 856,525 | Gross: $422.78M

District 9 (2009)
7.9
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)
7.3
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

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: 33,553

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: 26,847 | Gross: $2.91M

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: 4,557 | Gross: $3.77M

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: 2,648

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: 5,810

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: 9,637

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: 2,001 | Gross: $2.17M

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 Henna, Mncedisi Shabangu

Votes: 9,788 | Gross: $4.29M

Stander (2003)
7.2
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: 7,835 | Gross: $0.02M

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: 2,651

Disgrace (2008)
6.5
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: 5,049 | Gross: $0.07M

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: 1,776 | Gross: $5.08M

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: 3,074

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: 1,709 | Gross: $7.31M

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: Terry Pheto, Louis Roux, Charlie Vundla

Votes: 15

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: 1,278

Live 8 (2005 TV Special)

480 min | 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: 1,086

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: 128

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: 2,096

Uzalo (2015– )

Comedy, Drama

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Stars: Ntokozo Dlamini, Dawn Thandeka King, Nokuthula Mabika, Ncibijani Madlala

Votes: 8

Bram Fischer (2017)

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: 387

iNumber Number (2017)

Action, Drama

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

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: Makhaola Ndebele, Thuso Mbedu, Lauren Jenae, Murray Clive Walker

Votes: 12

The Tokoloshe (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: 93

Ubambo Lwami (1989–1992)

Drama

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Stars: Don Mlangeni, Menzi Ngubane

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: Theo James, Tiya Sircar, James D'Arcy, Manish Dayal

Votes: 231

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: Pallance Dladla, Israel Matseke-Zulu, Jerry Mofokeng, Thishiwe Ziqubu

Votes: 94

Asinamali (2017)

105 min | Drama, Musical

Adapted from Mbongeni Ngema's Broadway production of "Asinamali". On the prison yard on Robben Island, a man named Nelson Mandela told Msizi Dube "Go and do it for all of us, for all our ... See full summary »

Director: Mbongeni Ngema | Star: Kevin White

The Line (1994 TV Movie)

150 min | Thriller

A young ANC activist and poet from Soweto is the sole witness to a brutal train massacre by an Inkathia militant.

Director: Brian Tilley | Stars: Vusi Kunene, Grace Mahlaba, Ramolao Makhene, Ian Roberts

Votes: 12

Scout's Safari (2002–2004)

TV-Y7 | Action, Adventure, Comedy

The show revolves around Jennifer "Scout" Lauer, a teenage girl who lives the simple life in New York City until her photographer father is sent on year-round trip around the world and she ... See full summary »

Stars: Anastasia Baranova, Freedom Hadebe, Chantell Stander, Hlomla Dandala

Votes: 86

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– )

Drama

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

Votes: 11

White Wedding (2009)
5.8
60 metascore

White Wedding (2009)

PG-13 | 93 min | Comedy, Romance

A young groom and his best man lost on the road trip to the wedding, run into a young English doctor.

Director: Jann Turner | Stars: Kenneth Nkosi, Rapulana Seiphemo, Jodie Whittaker, Zandile Msutwana

Votes: 567 | Gross: $0.01M

Izulu lami (2008)

96 min | Drama

Two orphaned rural siblings find themselves in the big city of Durban in search for a priest who could be the key to their new lives.

Director: Madoda Ncayiyana | Stars: Sobahle Mkhabase, Sibonelo Malinga, Tshepang Mohlomi, Sanele Ndawo

Votes: 35

Yizo yizo (2004– )

1,664 min | Drama

Gritty youth Drama series set in a South African Township.

Stars: Jason Kennett, Meshack Mavuso, Nambitha Mpumlwana, Jet Novuka

Votes: 30

Inyakanyaka (1977)

87 min | Comedy

Two friends, Mshefane and S'dudla work for a company producing comic magazines, and they are always at loggerhead with the foreman Ngungunyane.

Director: Simon Sabela | Stars: Ndaba Mhlongo, Bingo Mbonjeni, Lucky Mtshali, Joe Mafela

Beat the Drum (2003)

Not Rated | 114 min | Drama

Young Musa is orphaned after a mysterious illness strikes his village in KwaZulu Natal. To help his grandmother, Musa sets out for Johannesburg with his father's last gift, a tribal drum, ... See full summary »

Director: David Hickson | Stars: Junior Singo, Owen Sejake, Mary Twala, Clive Scott

Votes: 647

Sides of a Horn (2018)

Short, Drama

Shot on location and based on actual events, this dramatic short is the first film to tell the story of South Africa's rhino poaching war from both sides of the fence.

Director: Toby Wosskow | Stars: Emmanuel Castis, Dimpho Motloung, Mpho Noko, Sherldon Marema

Votes: 14

High Rollers (2013– )

Drama

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Stars: Antony Coleman, Rolanda Marais, Justin Strydom, Danielle Retief

Votes: 5

Cory in the House: All Star Edition (2007 Video)

Not Rated | 88 min | Family, Musical

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Stars: Lori Alan, Lisa Arch, John D'Aquino, Jason Dolley

Votes: 66

Looking for love (2018)

90 min | Comedy

A single, unaccomplished Zulu woman must find Mr. Right in the pitiless concrete jungle that is Jo'burg before she turns 40. Following a disastrous drunken display at her younger sister's ... See full summary »

Director: Adze Ugah | Stars: Allen Booi, Lillian Dube, Tayo Fanira, Trevor Gumbi

Vaya (2016)

TV-MA | 115 min | Drama

Three people board the train bound for Johannesburg. Strangers, each on their own mission, with a simple task to complete and in search of family to help them. But when they are betrayed by... See full summary »

Director: Akin Omotoso | Stars: Phuthi Nakene, Warren Masemola, Sihle Xaba, Harriet Manamela

Votes: 72

Jump the Gun (1997)

109 min | Drama

Set in Johannesburg, JUMP THE GUN follows the tangled lives of six very different working class characters, formerly kept apart by apartheid and now all striving to succeed in the new "... See full summary »

Director: Les Blair | Stars: Baby Cele, Lionel Newton, Michele Burgers, Thulani Nyembe

Votes: 72

A Million Colours (2011)

115 min | Drama

A story of love and friendship set against the violence of Apartheid in South Africa. It is a story of the ups and downs of the lives of the three main characters, and how their lives intersect over the years.

Director: Peter Bishai | Stars: Wandile Molebatsi, Jason Hartman, Masello Motana, Stelio Savante

Votes: 237

Sweet 'n Short (1991)

89 min | Comedy

A disgraced sports presenter falls victim to an accidental head trauma and slips into a coma. He awakens months later to find South Africa was not as he left it, he was now in the New South... See full summary »

Director: Gray Hofmeyr | Stars: Leon Schuster, Casper de Vries, Joanna Weinberg, Alfred Ntombela

Votes: 185

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: 9

Little One (2013)

84 min | Drama, Family

Sometimes healing comes from the most unexpected places.

Director: Darrell Roodt | Stars: Lindiwe Ndlovu, Vuyelwa Msimang, Mutodi Neshehe, Nompumelelo Nyiyane

Votes: 55

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