Country: South Africa ( 463 )

The Giver (2014)

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.
Director: Phillip Noyce
Stars: Alexander Skarsgård, Meryl Streep, Brenton Thwaites, Odeya Rush, ...

Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom (2013)

Biography, Drama, History

Nelson Mandela is a South African lawyer who joins the African National Congress in the 1940s when the law under the Apartheid system's brutal tyranny proves useless for his people. Forced to abandon peaceful protest for armed resistance after the Sharpeville Massacre, Mandela pays the price when he and his comrades are sentenced to life imprisonment for treason while his wife, Winnie, is abused by the authorities herself. Over the decades in chains, Mandela's spirit is unbowed as his struggle goes on in and beyond his captivity to become an international cause. However, as Winnie's determination hardens over the years into a violent ruthlessness, Nelson's own stature rises until he becomes the renowned leader of his movement. That status would be put to the test as his release nears and a way must be found to win a peaceful victory that will leave his country, and all its peoples, unstained.
Director: Justin Chadwick
Stars: Idris Elba, Naomie Harris, Tony Kgoroge, Riaad Moosa, ...

Inescapable (2012)

Drama, Mystery, Romance

One afternoon, on a typical day at work, Adib is confronted with devastating news: His eldest daughter, Muna, has gone missing in Damascus. Now Adib, who has not been back in over 20 years, must return to Syria and deal with his secret past in order to find her. Inescapable is a thriller about a father's desperate search for his daughter and the chaos of the Middle East he left behind.
Director: Ruba Nadda
Stars: Alexander Siddig, Joshua Jackson, Marisa Tomei, Oded Fehr, ...

Dredd (2012)

Action, Sci-Fi

The future America is an irradiated waste land. On its East Coast, running from Boston to Washington DC, lies Mega City One - a vast, violent metropolis where criminals rule the chaotic streets. The only force of order lies with the urban cops called "Judges" who possess the combined powers of judge, jury and instant executioner. Known and feared throughout the city, Dredd is the ultimate Judge, challenged with ridding the city of its latest scourge - a dangerous drug epidemic that has users of "Slo-Mo" experiencing reality at a fraction of its normal speed. During a routine day on the job, Dredd is assigned to train and evaluate Cassandra Anderson, a rookie with powerful psychic abilities thanks to a genetic mutation. A heinous crime calls them to a neighborhood where fellow Judges rarely dare to venture - a 200 storey vertical slum controlled by prostitute turned drug lord Ma-Ma and her ruthless clan. When they capture one of the clan's inner circle, Ma-Ma overtakes the compound's ...
Director: Pete Travis
Stars: Karl Urban, Rachel Wood, Andile Mngadi, Porteus Xandau, ...

Samsara (2011)

Documentary, Music

Filmed over nearly five years in twenty-five countries on five continents, and shot on seventy-millimetre film, Samsara transports us to the varied worlds of sacred grounds, disaster zones, industrial complexes, and natural wonders.
Director: Ron Fricke
Stars: Balinese Tari Legong Dancers, Ni Made Megahadi Pratiwi, Puti Sri Candra Dewi, Putu Dinda Pratika, ...

Dark Tide (2012)

Adventure, Drama, Thriller

Kate is a shark expert whose business has been failing since a shark attack killed a fellow diver under her command. Once dubbed "the shark whisperer," Kate is haunted by the memory of the attack and unable to get back into the water. With bills piling up and the bank about to foreclose on Kate's boat, Kate's ex-boyfriend Jeff presents her with a lucrative opportunity to lead a thrill-seeking millionaire businessman on a dangerous shark dive - outside the cage. Battling her self-doubts and fear, Kate accepts the proposal and sets a course for the world's deadliest feeding ground - Shark Alley.
Director: John Stockwell
Stars: Halle Berry, Olivier Martinez, Sizwe Msutu, Mark Elderkin, ...

Safe House (2012)

Action, Crime, Mystery

Matt Weston (Ryan Reynolds) is a CIA rookie who is manning a safe house in Cape Town, South Africa, when Tobin Frost (Denzel Washington) the CIA's most wanted rogue agent is captured and taken to the safe house. During Frost's interrogation, the safe house is overtaken by mercenaries who want Frost. Weston and Frost escape and must stay out of the gunmen's sight until they can get to another safe house.
Director: Daniel Espinosa
Stars: Denzel Washington, Ryan Reynolds, Vera Farmiga, Brendan Gleeson, ...

Life, Above All (2010)

Drama

In the dusty small town of Elandsdoorn, a South African township not far from Johannesburg, life is simple and serene. A prevailing sense of deep pride tightly bonds together the entire community - but beware to those who step out of line ... 12-year-old Chanda is a hardworking promising young student with a bright future, but her life changes dramatically when her baby sister unexpectedly dies. Heartbroken, Chanda's mother, Lillian, in turn becomes severely ill. Her stepfather drowns himself in alcohol, leaving the young girl to take care of her two smaller siblings. Meanwhile, the formerly friendly neighbors become increasingly distant and gossip spreads. "Auntie" Tafa does what she can to help by getting Lillian to leave town, but not even "Auntie" is immune to the cloud of fear filtering across Elandsdoorn. Suspecting that the community's irrational ostracism has to do with her mother's illness and the death of her baby sister, Chanda demands answers but is met with stubborn ...
Director: Oliver Schmitz
Stars: Khomotso Manyaka, Keaobaka Makanyane, Harriet Lenabe, Lerato Mvelase, ...

Body Defenders (2018)

Animation, Action, Adventure

In the not too distant future lives a world plagued by war, a war that has been fought by unknown heroes and villains for millenniums! An endless battle that has been fought since life began deep inside your very own body, has finally reached its climatic reckoning. A dark force has emanated stronger and more powerful than ever before. Chosen to protect the great Republic Of The Human Body are white blood cells led by the reluctant hero Troy and his two companions Herc and Athena. Troy, with no previous battle experience, is forced to put his fears on hold when his entire platoon is eradicated and his great love Athena and her buffoon boyfriend Herc are taken captive by Bacteria. Unbeknownst to Troy, Bacteria plots to march on Heart City and overthrow the Republic of the Human Body. Before the streams of DNA have run out, Troy must confront all of his deepest fears, even if it kills him.
Director: Patrick Garcia
Stars: Ryan Flynn, Jaz Hughes, Marielise van Rooyen, Harry Sideropoulos, ...

Remember (0)

Drama, Thriller

With the aid of a fellow Auschwitz survivor and a hand-written letter, an elderly man with dementia goes in search of the person responsible for the death of his family.
Director: Atom Egoyan
Stars: Dean Norris, Christopher Plummer, Martin Landau, Bruno Ganz, ...

Revolt (2017)

Sci-Fi

The story of humankind's last stand against a cataclysmic alien invasion. Set in the war-ravaged African countryside, a U.S. soldier and a French foreign aid worker team up to survive the alien onslaught. Their bond will be tested as they search for refuge across a crumbling world.
Director: Joe Miale
Stars: Bérénice Marlohe, Alex Russell, Lee Pace, Amy Louise Wilson, ...

Chappie (2015)

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.
Director: Neill Blomkamp
Stars: Hugh Jackman, Sharlto Copley, Sigourney Weaver, Dev Patel, ...

Wonder Boy for President (2016)

Comedy

Wonder Boy for President tells a story of a charismatic young man from the Eastern Cape, who is coerced into running for president by two corrupt characters. It is a political satire that delves into political dynamics and challenges that arise.
Director: John Barker
Stars: David Kibuuka, Kagiso Lediga, John Vlismas, Lara Lipschittz, ...

The Chronicle (0)

Action

Left for dead after her parents were murdered under the order of the Dark One, Hope (Jamey Van Rooyen) finds her way back in the world by the use of dark secrets that her mother had left her. She winds up with crossing wands with the most unlikely people to ever have a hold on magic, Jake (Frederik Kotze), Jinny and Jamie, three young muggle teens that had discovered the arts of magic by pure luck,coincidence or maybe fate. Together, they form the Order that was once destroyed and begin fighting for a cause that was once lost.
Director: Jonathan Micheal Devoy
Stars: Frederik Kotze, Jamey Van Rooyen

Verskietende Ster (2016)

Drama

The story of musical prodigy Phillip Schuman, who has weight of the real world threatening to shadow the light of his genius.
Director: Darrell Roodt
Stars: Angelique Pretorius, Gys de Villiers, Jana Strydom, Hykie Berg, ...

Five Fingers for Marseilles (0)

Western

Lives change forever when Tau, the young lion, kills two corrupt policemen in a South African shanty town.
Director: Michael Matthews
Stars: Kenneth Fok, Kenneth Nkosi, Vuyo Dabula, Anthony Oseyemi, ...

Heidi (2015)

Adventure, Family

A story of a young girl lives in the Swiss Alps with her goat herding Grandfather.
Director: Alain Gsponer
Stars: Anuk Steffen, Bruno Ganz, Isabelle Ottmann, Quirin Agrippi, ...

Tsavo (0)

Adventure

A visceral, character-driven action adventure set in the red dusts of Africa.
Director: Jonathan Glendening
Stars:

Sink (2016)

Drama

Rachel, a Mozambican domestic worker living in Johannesburg, is forced to make a life-changing decision after her daughter tragically dies whilst under the care of her employers; return to poverty stricken Mozambique or continue working for the people responsible for the death of her child. Things become even more complicated when she finds out that her employers are expecting their first child.
Director: Brett Michael Innes
Stars: Frank Rautenbach, Anel Alexander, Shoki Mokgapa, Vera Ephraim, ...