Keyword south africa Movies

Invictus 6.9

2009 Drama, History

Newly elected President Nelson Mandela knows his nation remains racially and economically divided in the wake of apartheid. Believing he can bring his people together through the universal language of sport, Mandela…

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Gandhi 6.9

1982 Drama, History

In 1893, Gandhi is thrown off a South African train for being an Indian and traveling in a first class compartment. Gandhi realizes that the laws are biased against Indians and decides to start a non-violent protest…

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Blue Crush 2 4.7

2011 Drama, Romance

Haunted by the memory of her deceased mother, Dana leaves Malibu behind and heads to South Africa to fulfill her mother's dream of surfing Jefferys Bay.

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Searching for Sugar Man 7.8

2012 Documentary

Two South Africans set out to discover what happened to their unlikely musical hero, the mysterious 1970s rock 'n' roller, Rodriguez. The film won Best Documentary at the 85th Academy Awards.

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Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom 6.4

2013 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.

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Poena is Koning 6.8

2007 Comedy, Foreign

Poena is Koning follows the sexual awakening of Poena Pieterse and his high school buddy Vaatjie, who have decided that they have to lose their virginity by the time they finish school. But they've picked the worst…

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Zulu 6.8

1964 Action, Drama, History, War

In 1879, during the Zulu wars, man of the people Lt. John Chard (Stanley Baker) and snooty Lt Gonville Bromhead (Michael Caine) are in charge of defending the isolated Natal outpost of Rorke's Drift from tribal…

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Prey 4.8

2007 Adventure, Horror, Thriller

An American family on holiday in Africa becomes lost in a game reserve and stalked by lions.

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The Three Investigators and The Secret Of Skeleton Island 6.4

2007 Mystery, Adventure, Family

In "The Three Investigators and The Secret of Skeleton Island" the cult detective trio from Rocky Beach, California, fall into a breath-taking mixture of adventure, thriller and mystery. Only by a hairs-breadth…

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Cry Freedom 6.1

1987 Drama

A dramatic story, based on actual events, about the friendship between two men struggling against apartheid in South Africa in the 1970s. Donald Woods is a white liberal journalist in South Africa who begins to…

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Endgame 6.6

2009 Crime, Drama

The time is the late '80s, a crucial period in the history of South Africa. President P.W. Botha is hanging on to power by a thread as the African National Congress (ANC) takes up arms against apartheid and the…

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Goodbye Bafana 6.9

2007 Drama, Foreign

GOODBYE BAFANA is the true story of a white South African racist whose life was profoundly altered by the black prisoner he guarded for twenty years. The prisoner's name was Nelson Mandela.

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The Bang Bang Club 6.5

2010 Drama, Romance

In the early to mid '90s, when the South African system of apartheid was in its death throes, four photographers - Greg Marinovich, Kevin Carter, Ken Oosterbroek and João Silva - bonded by their friendship and a…

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Duma 6.9

2005 Adventure, Drama, Family

An orphaned cheetah becomes the best friend and pet of a young boy living in South Africa.

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Sax Rohmer's Sumuru 1.0

2003 Science Fiction, Fantasy, Adventure, Action

Based on Sax Rohmer's cult novels "Sumuru", the futuristic fantasy take you to an Earth colony in the far future in which woman rule and men are used to propagate the race and work in the mines..

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Flatfoot in Africa 5.1

1978 Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama

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Breaker Morant 5.8

1980 Drama, History, War

During the Boer War, three Australian lieutenants are on trial for shooting Boer prisoners. Though they acted under orders, they are being used as scapegoats by the General Staff, who hopes to distance themselves…

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Catch a Fire 6.5

2006 Action, Drama, Thriller

Catch a Fire is a 2006 historically based drama about anti-apartheid activists in South Africa, focussing on the life of Patrick Chamusso, an timid foreman at Secunda CTL, the largest synthetic fuel plant in the…

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They Call Me Lucky 4.0

1974 Western

Lucky's band of outlaws holds a rich girl for ransom and plans a new series of robberies. Meanwhile, a peasant who was widowed by one of Lucky's men teams up with a Preacher/Bounty Hunter to plot a premature end…

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Laser Mission 1.5

1989 Action

A CIA agent is sent to get Professor Braun before the KGB can seize him as the Prof's knowledge, together with a recently stolen diamond, could be used to make a laser cannon.

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