Keyword south africa Movies

District 9 7.3

2009 Science Fiction

Aliens land in South Africa and, with their ship totally disabled, have no way home. Years later, after living in a slum and wearing out their welcome the 'Non-Humans' are being moved to a new tent city overseen…

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Gandhi 7.4

1982 Drama, History

In the early years of the 20th century, Mohandas K. Gandhi, a British-trained lawyer, forsakes all worldly possessions to take up the cause of Indian independence. Faced with armed resistance from the British government…

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Zulu 7.4

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) were in charge of defending the isolated Natal outpost of Rorke's Drift from tribal…

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Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom 6.5

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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Duma 7.0

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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Invictus 7.0

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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Searching for Sugar Man 7.9

2012 Documentary, Music

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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Goodbye Bafana 7.0

2007 History, Drama

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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Dust Devil 6.7

1992 Horror, Mystery, Thriller

A woman on the run from her abusive husband encounters a mysterious hitch-hiker.

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Shepherds and Butchers 6.9

2017 Drama

A lawyer takes on a case of a prison guard in South Africa who is traumatized by the executions he's witnessed.

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Breaker Morant 7.1

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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Vaya 0.0

2017 Drama

Three separate stories create a gripping yet compassionate portrait of small-town characters immersed in the intimidating, alluring, and dangerous world of big-city Johannesburg and Soweto.

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Prey 5.0

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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Catch a Fire 6.4

2006 Action, Drama, Thriller

The true story of anti-apartheid activists in South Africa, and particularly the life of Patrick Chamusso, a timid foreman at Secunda CTL, the largest synthetic fuel plant in the world. Patrick is wrongly accused…

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Stander 6.1

2003 Action, Crime, Drama

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

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The Bang Bang Club 6.7

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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Blue Crush 2 4.8

2011 Adventure

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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Cry Freedom 7.0

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 sell out in South Africa who begins to follow…

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Five Fingers for Marseilles 0.0

2017 Western

Twenty years ago, the young 'Five Fingers' fought for the rural town of Marseilles, against brutal police oppression. Now, after fleeing in disgrace, freedom-fighter-turned-'outlaw' Tau returns to Marseilles, seeking…

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Alien from L.A. 2.9

1988 Action, Family, Science Fiction

When her archaeologist father disappears on an expedition, Wanda sets out to look for him. What she finds is a secret underground world, where no one believes in life on the surface and where she and her father…

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