Tag: South Africa

Poverty, Inc.-2014 7.7

Poverty, Inc.-2014

The West has positioned itself as the protagonist of the development narrative. But the results have been mixed, in some cases even catastrophic, and developing world leaders have become increasingly vocal in calling for...

10 Days in Sun City-2017 5.4

10 Days in Sun City-2017

A globetrotting traveler, Akpos, brings his girlfriend to the land of South Africa in this adventure....

I Am Thalente-2015 6

I Am Thalente-2015

Homeless since the age of nine, South African skateboarder Thalente Biyela travels to the US to pursue his dream of becoming a professional skateboarder. Through his eyes, we experience what it takes to rise up out of ci...

The Deal-2008 5.6

The Deal-2008

A down-and-out film producer agrees to make his nephew's film about 19th century English statesman Benjamin Disraeli, but can only get financing if he casts a well-known action star. Production is halted however, when th...

Resident Evil: The Final Chapter-2016 5.5

Resident Evil: The Final Chapter-2016

Picking up immediately after the events in Resident Evil: Retribution, Alice (Milla Jovovich) is the only survivor of what was meant to be humanity's final stand against the undead. Now, she must return to where the nigh...

Jonestown: Paradise Lost-2007 7.2

Jonestown: Paradise Lost-2007

Cult leader Jim Jones leads his followers to a mass-suicide....

Detour-2016 6.2

Detour-2016

Law student and all round good guy, Harper, suspects that his scheming step-father, Vincent, is responsible for the car crash that sent his mother into a coma. Drowning his sorrows one evening in a seedy L.A whiskey bar,...

The Furnace-2019 3.5

The Furnace-2019

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 ultimate footrace, The Furnace. The...

Friends-1993 6

Friends-1993

Three female friends, at the end of the eighties, share a house in Johannesburg, South Africa. Each of them has her own way to live with apartheid. Thoko is a black teacher and practices non-violent passive resistance. T...

Heidi-2015 7.4

Heidi-2015

A story of a young girl who lives in the Swiss Alps with her goat herding Grandfather.::Anonymous...

Shepherds and Butchers-2016 6.8

Shepherds and Butchers-2016

SHEPHERDS AND BUTCHERS follows a jaded lawyer, John Weber (Steve Coogan), who takes on a seemingly hopeless multiple murder case and uncovers scandalous shortcomings in South Africa's capital punishment system as he moun...

Zulu Summer-2019 7.7

Zulu Summer-2019

After receiving a suspicious e-mail from an African prince, a radio DJ in small-town Montana forges an international alliance that will change the lives of people continents apart....

Girl from Nowhere-2017 3.8

Girl from Nowhere-2017

Quarrelling Cape Town lovers Hugh, and Kate, are on their way to their weekend "love shack" nestled high in the Cederberg when they pass a young young girl hitchhiking by the roadside. Katherine is suspicious of this bea...

Under African Skies-2012 7.8

Under African Skies-2012

Paul Simon returns to South Africa to explore the journey of his Graceland album, including the political backlash he received for allegedly breaking the UN cultural boycott of South Africa designed to end the Apartheid ...

Bodyguards: Secret Lives from the Watchtower-2016 5.7

Bodyguards: Secret Lives from the Watchtower-2016

Bodyguards & Protection Agents are the individuals on the front lines for the rich, famous, and powerful. These individuals deal with violence, stalkers, isolation, and potential loss of life every single day. Our film e...

Partition-2007 6.9

Partition-2007

Gian Singh & Avtar Singh are officers with the Indian Army serving under the command of Andrew Stilwell, who lives with his sister, Margaret, in Delhi. During 1941 the trio are dispatched to active duty in Burma where An...

Stander-2003 7.2

Stander-2003

In the early 1980's, a white police officer (Andres Stander, played by Thomas Jane) in Johannesburg suffers a crisis of conscience due to his involvement in apartheid and becomes a notorious bank robber on the run. Then ...

The Mangler-1995 4.2

The Mangler-1995

When an accident involving a folding machine at an old laundry occurs, detective John Hunton decides to investigate. What he finds is the owner of the laundry, Bill Gartley. Meanwhile the folding machine has acquired a t...

The Unforgiving-2010 4.5

The Unforgiving-2010

Rex Dobson (Ryan Macquet) and Alice Edmonds (Claire Opperman) find themselves stranded alongside the R106, a freeway just outside Johannesburg. Waiting for help, they are abducted by a masked madman who does unthinkable ...

The Bang Bang Club-2010 7

The Bang Bang Club-2010

A drama based on the true-life experiences of four combat photographers capturing the final days of apartheid in South Africa.::Anonymous...

The Salvation-2014 6.7

The Salvation-2014

The American West in the 1870s. A European settler, Jon Jensen (Mads Mikkelsen), has just welcomed his wife and son to the country when they are kidnapped and murdered. He takes revenge on the murderers, only to discover...

Where the Road Runs Out-2014 6.3

Where the Road Runs Out-2014

George, a scientist living in Rotterdam is growing wary of the world of academia. The sudden death of an old friend is the incentive he needs to return to his African roots where he takes over a dilapidated field station...

Dust Devil-1992 6.2

Dust Devil-1992

A shape shifter (Burke) comes from the desert in search of victims, a spirit the locals call "The Dust Devil". He prays on the lonely and the unloved, those who have already lost everything but life itself. Wendy (Field)...

Mia and the White Lion-2018 6.4

Mia and the White Lion-2018

Mia is 11 years old when she develops an extraordinary relationship with Charlie, a young white lion born in Mia's parents farm, in South Africa. During three years, they will grow up together and live a beautiful friend...

Samson-2018 4.4

Samson-2018

A Hebrew with an unusual gift of strength must respond properly to the call of God on his life in order to lead his people out of enslavement. After his youthful ambition leads to a tragic marriage, his acts of revenge t...

10,000 BC-2008 5.1

10,000 BC-2008

A prehistoric epic that follows a young mammoth hunter named D'Leh's journey through uncharted territory to secure the future of his tribe. When a band of mysterious horse-riding warlords raid the Yaghal camp and kidnaps...

Pirates of Somalia-2017 6.8

Pirates of Somalia-2017

In 2008, rookie journalist Jay Bahadur forms a half-baked plan to embed himself among the pirates of Somalia. He ultimately succeeds in providing the first close-up look into who these men are, how they live, and the for...

‘Master Harold’ … And the Boys-2010 5.8

‘Master Harold’ … And the Boys-2010

This movie is of Hally, an adolescent white South African. He is stuck between his intolerant father's outlook of him and those of his caretaker, Sam. Sam is a black waiter and Hally's friend and teacher. Hally is requir...

Zulu-2013 6.7

Zulu-2013

As a child, Ali Neuman narrowly escaped being murdered by Inkatha, a militant political party at war with Nelson Mandela's African National Congress. Only he and his mother survived the carnage of those years. But as wit...

Pride in Battle-2010 -

Pride in Battle-2010

In a remote area of northern Botswana, two lion brothers emerge victorious as undisputed rulers of a formidable pride after a ferocious battle for dominance. As the lions struggle to survive through a harsh drought, will...

Khumba-2013 5.7

Khumba-2013

A half-striped zebra is born into an insular, isolated herd obsessed with stripes. Rumors that the strange foal is cursed spread and, before long, he is blamed for the drought that sets into the Great Karoo. When even hi...

Escape Room-2019 6.3

Escape Room-2019

Six strangers are given mysterious black boxes with tickets to an immersive escape room for a chance to win tons of money. Being locked in several rooms with extreme conditions, they discover the secrets behind the escap...

The Lullaby-2017 4.8

The Lullaby-2017

Returning to her home town, Eden Rock, and overwhelmed by the birth of her first born, Chloe van Heerden (19) tries to come to terms with motherhood. Despite the support from her loving mother, Ruby (35), Chloe struggles...

Amandla! A Revolution in Four Part Harmony-2002 7.3

Amandla! A Revolution in Four Part Harmony-2002

Through a chronological history of the South African liberation struggle, this documentary cites examples of the way that music was used in the fight for freedom. Songs united those who were being oppressed and gave thos...

Red Scorpion-1988 5.2

Red Scorpion-1988

Hesitating in the moment he is about to kill the rebel leader, Nikolai fails and is captured. Rather than being killed outright, he is forced to undergo a shamanic initiation ritual. The ingestion of the poison of a loca...

Safe House-2012 6.7

Safe House-2012

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 F...

Ghetto Goblin-2013 4.8

Ghetto Goblin-2013

Strange attacks plague the township's women, leaving the town leaders at a loss to defend them. At the same time Mthnuzi, a shrewd businessman, is becoming wealthier and more popular with the ladies - something is amiss....

Young Ones-2014 5.9

Young Ones-2014

Set in a near future when water has become the most precious and dwindling resource on the planet, one that dictates everything from the macro of political policy to the detailed micro of interpersonal family and romanti...

Doomsday-2008 6

Doomsday-2008

A lethal virus spreads throughout Scotland, infecting millions and killing hundreds of thousands. To contain the threat, acting authorities brutally quarantine the country as it succumbs to fear and chaos. The quarantine...

Passion Gap-2017 6.6

Passion Gap-2017

Elani survived her brutal childhood by carefully watching people. Now she plans to use her relationship with Mikey to get out of Cape Town for good. All she has to do is manage his ego for one more night, but the seeds o...