South Africa (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)
2. The Giver (2014)
PG-13 | 97 min | Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi
In a seemingly perfect community, without war, pain, suffering, differences or choice, a young boy is chosen to learn from an elderly man about the true pain and pleasure of the "real" world.
Votes: 106,897 | Gross: $45.09M
3. 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.
Votes: 613,162 | Gross: $115.65M
4. Safe House (2012)
R | 115 min | Action, Thriller
A young CIA agent is tasked with looking after a fugitive in a safe house. But when the safe house is attacked, he finds himself on the run with his charge.
Votes: 195,528 | Gross: $126.37M
5. Chappie (2015)
R | 120 min | Action, Crime, Drama
In the near future, crime is patrolled by a mechanized police force. When one police droid, Chappie, is stolen and given new programming, he becomes the first robot with the ability to think and feel for himself.
Votes: 217,601 | Gross: $31.57M
8. Momentum (I) (2015)
Not Rated | 96 min | Action, Crime, Thriller
4 criminals steal diamonds from a safe deposit box in Cape Town - including a drive containing a US senator's evil plans. He'll do anything to get it back from Alexis/Olga Kurylenko.
10. The Gods Must Be Crazy (1980)
PG | 109 min | Comedy
A comic allegory about a traveling Bushman who encounters modern civilization and its stranger aspects, including a clumsy scientist and a band of revolutionaries.
Votes: 49,880 | Gross: $30.03M
11. Samson (2018)
PG-13 | 110 min | Action, Drama
After losing the love of his life to a cruel Philistine prince, a young Hebrew with Supernatural strength defends his people, sacrificing everything to avenge his love, his people, and his God.
Votes: 3,735 | Gross: $4.72M
13. The Furnace (2019)
90 min | Drama
THE FURNACE Africa's toughest race becomes her biggest test of faith. Newlyweds Mary and Matt celebrate Christmas, and their passion for running, with two honeymoon tickets to Africa's ... See full summary »
14. Lake Placid: Legacy (2018 TV Movie)
R | 93 min | Action, Horror, Sci-Fi
Legacy finds the team of young explorers out to reveal the secrets of an area removed from modern day maps and hidden behind electric fences. However, once they reach the center of the lake... See full summary »
15. The Gods Must Be Crazy II (1989)
PG | 98 min | Comedy
6 people comically meet in the Kalahari desert: a female NYC lawyer flying with a local zoologist/pilot in a mini-plane, a Cuban and an African soldier taking each other POW, a Boer elephant poacher and a bushman looking for his 2 sons.
Votes: 15,172 | Gross: $6.29M
16. Red Scorpion (1988)
R | 105 min | Action, Adventure
A Soviet Special Forces soldier is sent on a mission to infiltrate an African rebel army and assassinate its leader, but the war machine they trained starts to think for himself.
Votes: 7,850 | Gross: $4.19M
17. Tremors 5: Bloodlines (2015 Video)
PG-13 | 99 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy
The giant, man-eating Graboids are back and even deadlier than before, terrorizing the inhabitants of a South African wildlife reserve as they attack from below-and above.
19. Lost Boys: The Thirst (2010 Video)
R | 81 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy
In San Cazador, California, the clumsy vampire hunter Edgar Frog is evicted from his trailer. But the best-seller writer Gwen Lieber offers him a job to destroy the head vampire DJ X that ... See full summary »
22. The Harvesters (2018)
102 min | Drama
South Africa, Free State region, isolated stronghold to the Afrikaans white ethnic minority culture. In this conservative farming territory obsessed with strength and masculinity, Janno is ... See full summary »
23. House on Willow Street (2016)
Unrated | 90 min | Action, Horror, Thriller
After a young woman is kidnapped, her captors soon come to realize that in fact they may be the ones in danger and this young woman has a dark secret inside her.
27. Brothers in Blood: The Lions of Sabi Sand (2015)
60 min | Documentary
This is a powerful documentary, filmed over a 16 year span, about the rise of a Coalition of six lions, branded The Mapogo Lions, and their takeover of the largest territory by a pride.
28. Girl from Nowhere (2017)
85 min | Drama
A Cape Town couple, Katherine and Hugh, are headed to their mountain getaway, when they pick up a young woman hitchhiker, Liza, who carries a gun and may or may not be the devil herself.
29. Space Mutiny (1988)
Not Rated | 91 min | Action, Adventure, Romance
A pilot is the only hope to stop the mutiny of a spacecraft by its security crew, who plot to sell the crew of the ship into slavery.
32. Sniper: Reloaded (2011 Video)
R | 91 min | Action, Drama, Thriller
The son of a renowned sniper decides to track down the sniper who ambushed his squad when they were sent to rescue a white planter in the Congo.
33. The Wild (2011– )
The main backdrop to The Wild is a stretch of land that is home to a five-star game lodge, presenting the opportunity to make the best of the breathtaking beauty of the African wild.
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34. Moffie (2019)
99 min | Drama, Romance, War
Nicholas has long known he is different, that there is something shameful and unacceptable in him that must stay hidden, denied even. But South Africa's minority government are embroiled in... See full summary »
35. Snake City (2014– )
44 min | Documentary
As the weather warms up in Durban, S.A., deadly venomous snakes enter homes, offices, and factories. Streetwise snake-catcher Simon Keys and his partner Siouxsie Gillett, rush across the ... See full summary »
36. Discreet (2008)
82 min | Drama, Romance
Working girl Monique has always been able to give her clients exactly what they want. Thomas has always been exactly what everyone else has expected. Tonight he will demand the one thing of Monique that she's reluctant to offer: Honesty.
37. Alison (II) (2016)
80 min | Documentary
Raped. Disemboweled. Nearly decapitated. Dumped on the outskirts of a nature reserve, dead - or so they thought. She needed a hero that night, so that's what she became. This is Alison's tale. A tale of monsters, miracles and hope.
38. The Naked Prey (1965)
Approved | 96 min | Adventure, Drama, Thriller
During the 1800s, a safari guide, two elephant hunters and their crew run into trouble with the natives in the South African veld when they refuse to offer gifts to the tribesmen.
39. Bravo Two Zero (1999 TV Movie)
R | 122 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
This is the true story of the most highly decorated British patrol since the Boer war: an eight man SAS team inserted behind Iraqi lines during the Gulf War in January 1991. Their mission ... See full summary »
40. Griekwastad (2020)
Crime | Post-production
In 2012, Deon Steenkamp was murdered along with his wife Christel and their teenage daughter Marthella on their farm Naauwhoek. GRIEKWASTAD, based on the bestselling true crime novel by ... See full summary »
41. The Wound (2017)
Unrated | 88 min | Drama, Romance
Xolani, a lonely factory worker, travels to the rural mountains with the men of his community to initiate a group of teenage boys into manhood.
Votes: 1,426 | Gross: $0.03M
42. Khumba (2013)
Not Rated | 85 min | Animation, Adventure, Family
Rejected by his superstitious herd, a half-striped zebra embarks on a daring quest to earn his stripes but finds the courage and self-acceptance to save all the animals of the Great Karoo.
Votes: 5,125 | Gross: $0.00M
43. Spud (2010)
103 min | Comedy, Drama
It's South Africa 1990. Two major events are about to happen: The release of Nelson Mandela and, more importantly, it's Spud Milton's first year at an elite boys only private boarding school.
44. Hunting Emma (2017)
TV-14 | 102 min | Action, Thriller
Gentle, beautiful, pacifist Emma witnesses a murder in the wild. Six violent men killing a cop in cold blood. So, they hunt her like an animal in the desolate Karoo. She should have been easy prey. But life is full of surprises
45. The Story of Racheltjie De Beer (2019)
South African wilderness 1800's. Five years after their mother died, Rachel, a girl on the cusp of adolescence and 5-year-old Jamie find themselves on their way to the virgin gold fields ... See full summary »
46. 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 »
47. Kill and Kill Again (1981)
PG | 100 min | Action, Drama
Dr. Horatio Kane has been kidnapped, and is being forced to create an army of martial artists who will help take over the world. His daughter, Kandy Kane, enlists the help of Steve Chase (... See full summary »
50. Zulu Wedding (2017)
Feisty choreographer Lungile will do a lot to avoid falling in love, and even more to avoid going home to South Africa, where she's traditionally engaged to a king. However, when she meets ... See full summary »