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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Zulu 6.6

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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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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Gandhi 7.1

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 5.0

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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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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Prey 5.1

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

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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The Color of Freedom 7.0

2007 Drama, History, Foreign

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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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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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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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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Black Venus 6.5

2010 Drama, History, Foreign

The story of Saartjes Baartman, a Black domestic who, in 1808, left Southern Africa, then ruled by Dutch settlers, for Europe, following her boss Hendrick Caesar , hoping to find fame and fortune there. Once in…

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Endgame 5.6

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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Trevor Noah: The Nationwild Comedy Tour 10.0

2015 Comedy

What do you get when you take some of the funniest people in South Africa and put them on the same stage? That's the question Trevor Noah answered with SA's first Nationwild tour! Featuring the likes of Dusty Rich…

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Alien from L.A. 1.6

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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Cry Freedom 6.8

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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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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Flatfoot in Africa 4.9

1978 Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama

Commissary Rizzo in Napoli gets a message from a policeman from South Africa who wants to meet him. Immediatlz before this meeting the south African policeman is killed. Dying he shows Rizzo a picture of his little…

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Project Shadowchaser II 0.0

1994 Science Fiction, Action

Terrorists led by an android take over a nuclear plant and threaten to launch a missile at Washington. While the authorities desperately attempt to negotiate, the terrorists persue their real goal. A plant worker…

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