Most Popular Feature Films


1. The Gods Must Be Crazy II (1989)

PG | 98 min | Comedy

6.8
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Xixo is back again. This time, his children accidentally stow away on a fast-moving poachers' truck, unable to get off, and Xixo sets out to rescue them. Along the way, he encounters a ... See full summary »

Director: Jamie Uys | Stars: N!xau, Lena Farugia, Hans Strydom, Eiros

Votes: 13,461 | Gross: $6.29M

2. Road to your Heart (2014)

112 min | Adventure, Romance

6.6
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Basson has five days to make it to his father's funeral in Cape Town, but needs to complete certain tasks on this trip before he can call the family company his own. On the road he meets ... See full summary »

Director: Jaco Smit | Stars: Ivan Botha, DonnaLee Roberts, Marius Weyers, Franci Swanepoel

Votes: 476

3. Die Rebellie van Lafras Verwey

Post-production

Lafras Verwey (58) has worked as a clerk in the Civil Service in Pretoria for thirty years. By day he sorts files and whiles away the mundane hours writing grandiose propaganda speeches and... See full summary »

Director: Simon Barnard | Stars: Neels Van Jaarsveld, Tobie Cronje, Gavin van den Berg, Albert Maritz

4. 3 Needles (2005)

Not Rated | 127 min | Drama

6.7
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48 Metascore

A three-paneled look at the worldwide AIDS crisis: in Montreal, a porn actor (Ashmore) schemes to pass his mandatory blood test; a young nun (Sevigny) makes a personal sacrifice for the benefit of a South African village; in rural China, a black market operative (Liu) posing as a goverment-sanctioned blood drawer jeopardizes an entire village's safety.

Director: Thom Fitzgerald | Stars: Chloë Sevigny, Lucy Liu, Shawn Ashmore, Mabel Adams

Votes: 1,209

5. Tess (I) (2016)

86 min | Drama

8.4
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When sex worker Tess falls pregnant, she has to fight to keep her past from swallowing her whole.

Director: Meg Rickards | Stars: Brendon Daniels, Mark Elderkin, Nse Ikpe-Etim, Greg Kriek

Votes: 35

6. Four Corners (2013)

119 min | Crime, Thriller

6.7
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Fatherless and raised by his grandmother, thirteen year old Ricardo Galam lives in South Africa's Cape Flats, a unique and volatile sub culture dominated by two Number gangs, the 26 and 28.... See full summary »

Director: Ian Gabriel | Stars: Brendon Daniels, Jezriel Skei, Lindiwe Matshikiza, Irshaad Ally

Votes: 320

7. Jonathan: Die Movie (2016)

100 min | Comedy

7.3
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Jonathan, a dreamer and wannabe stand-up comedian in his late 20's, still lives with parents. After another failed open mic performance he gets drunk and crashes his father's car on the way... See full summary »

Director: Salmon de Jager | Stars: Anel Alexander, Jacques Bessenger, Rikus de Beer, Salmon de Jager

Votes: 21

8. As Jy Sing (2013)

108 min | Comedy, Drama, Musical

7.0
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A conventional music teacher lives for his singing group who are outcasts at their sport-mad school. Circumstances force the group to stand up for what they believe in, because when they sing, they find meaning in life.

Director: Andre Odendaal | Stars: Bobby van Jaarsveld, Leah Van Niekerk, Bok van Blerk, Karlien van Jaarsveld

Votes: 82

9. Jagveld (2017)

102 min | Action

6.8
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Emma le Roux just wants to go home for the holidays. Gentle, beautiful, pacifist Emma. She's made the trip to her father's farm a thousand times. Piece of cake. But not today. Today she ... See full summary »

Director: Byron Davis | Stars: Leandie du Randt, Neels Van Jaarsveld, Tim Theron

Votes: 14

10. Ballade vir 'n Enkeling (2015)

139 min | Mystery

7.9
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After a prolific South African writer disappears, a journalist is motivated by ambition to uncover the writer's secret history.

Director: Quentin Krog | Stars: DonnaLee Roberts, Armand Aucamp, Rolanda Marais, Jacques Bessenger

Votes: 235

11. Verraaiers (2013)

122 min | Drama

7.1
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A loving father and husband, as well as being a well respected Boer-officer, decides upon hearing that the enemy (the British) are planning a "scorched earth"- policy to go home and protect... See full summary »

Director: Paul Eilers | Stars: Gys de Villiers, Vilje Maritz, Andrew Thompson, Neil Bennett Grib

Votes: 144

12. Hoofmeisie (2011)

98 min | Family

6.6
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Nadia van Heerden is a loving and ambitious orphan who dreams of becoming the head-girl of her school. Other girls have the same ambition but are not too worried about how they achieve it. ... See full summary »

Director: Morné du Toit | Stars: Mish'a el de Beer, Christel van den Bergh, Karen Fourie, Nazli George

Votes: 72

13. Dis ek, Anna (2015)

Drama

8.4
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A successful businessman from Bloemfontein, South Africa, Danie du Toit's doorbell rings in the middle of the night. Outside the rain is pouring down. He puts on his gown, walks to the ... See full summary »

Director: Sara Blecher | Stars: Hykie Berg, Izel Bezuidenhout, Michelle Botha, Charlenè Brouwer

Votes: 152

14. Fiela se Kind (1988)

105 min | Drama

7.0
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A coloured woman in South Africa finds a white baby on her doorstep and raises him as her own. Nine years later,he is discovered and taken away.

Director: Katinka Heyns | Stars: Shaleen Surtie-Richards, André Rossouw, Lida Botha, Dawid Minnaar

Votes: 134

15. Modder en Bloed (2016)

136 min | Drama, History, Sport

8.3
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Set during the Anglo Boer War, prisoners of war take a stand against their captors

Director: Sean Else | Stars: Charlotte Salt, Andre Jacobs, Josh Myers, Patrick Connolly

Votes: 62

16. Noem My Skollie: Call Me Thief (2016)

150 min | Crime, Drama

8.3
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A film based on the true life story of a young man who becomes a storyteller in jail.

Director: Daryne Joshua | Stars: Sandi Schultz, Gantane Kusch, Dann Jaques Mouton, Tarynn Wyngaard

Votes: 119

17. Skoonheid (2011)

99 min | Drama

6.2
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Portrait of a closeted gay husband/father living a life of quiet middle-aged desperation who becomes fixated on a friend's handsome collegiate son, leading to an incident.

Director: Oliver Hermanus | Stars: Deon Lotz, Charlie Keegan, Michelle Scott, Albert Maritz

Votes: 1,410

18. Poena is Koning (2007)

85 min | Biography, Comedy

6.8
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The journey of an up and coming musician.

Director: Willie Esterhuizen | Stars: Robbie Wessels, Gerhard Odendaal, Perlé van Schalkwyk, Lizz Meiring

Votes: 47

19. Vir Altyd (2016)

100 min | Comedy, Romance

7.4
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Childhood friends, Nina and Hugo chose different paths in life. Years later, Hugo returns to his hometown unbeknownst to him, the day before Nina's wedding. Events on the wedding day throw ... See full summary »

Director: Jaco Smit | Stars: Ivan Botha, DonnaLee Roberts, Elize Cawood, Wilson Dunster

Votes: 96

20. Die Pro (2015)

90 min | Drama

6.1
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DIE PRO ("The Pro") tells the story of a young surfer, Tiaan Nothnagel, that has to come to terms with the accidental death of his best friend, Dirkie Lawrence, just before their last year ... See full summary »

Director: Andre Velts | Stars: Edwin van der Walt, Reine Swart, Vilje Maritz, Arno Greeff

Votes: 22

21. Lien se Lankstaanskoene (2013)

94 min | Drama

6.5
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When a single, alcoholic mother's state worsens, her high school daughter resorts to begging on the streets to support their family.

Director: Andre Odendaal | Stars: Carmen Pretorius, Franci Swanepoel, Tiaan Kelderman, Elize Cawood

Votes: 42

22. Sink (I) (2016)

115 min | Drama

8.6
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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 ... See full summary »

Director: Brett Michael Innes | Stars: Anel Alexander, Shoki Mokgapa, Jacques Bessenger, Amalia Uys

Votes: 119

23. Semi-Soet (2012)

Comedy, Romance

7.1
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A young woman is desperate to save her company from a take-over. When she hears that being in a relationship will get her a deal, she hires a model to be her fake boyfriend.

Director: Joshua Rous | Stars: Anel Alexander, Nico Panagio, Sandra Vaughn, Louw Venter

Votes: 341

24. Vir die Voëls (2016)

Romance

8.8
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During the South African 70's, a young nurse ruffles feathers as she shows a small town, and its golden boy, what it means to be an independent woman.

Director: Quentin Krog | Stars: Simoné Nortmann, Francois Jacobs, Elize Cawood, Lara Kinnear

Votes: 71

25. Dirkie (1969)

G | 81 min | Adventure, Drama, Thriller

7.2
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After a plane crash a young boy and his dog wander through the Kalahari desert.

Director: Jamie Uys | Stars: Wynand Uys, Jamie Uys, Lady Frolic of Belvedale, Wilhelm Esterhuizen

Votes: 255

26. Strikdas (2015)

87 min | Comedy

6.5
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Willemien's life gets turned upside down the day she takes home the eccentric and bow tie-wearing Vossie. Set in the picturesque town of Stellenbosch, the story unfolds with Vossie ... See full summary »

Director: Stefan Nieuwoudt | Stars: Kaz McFadden, Leandie du Randt, Gys de Villiers, Elsabe Daneel

Votes: 60

27. Bakgat! (2008)

96 min | Comedy

6.4
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Wimpie Koekemoer - the biggest geek in school. He is constantly embarrassed by his conservative mother and his strange father, especially in front of girls. Wimpie dreams of being popular. ... See full summary »

Director: Henk Pretorius | Stars: Ivan Botha, Cherie van der Merwe, Altus Theart, Andrew Thompson

Votes: 242

29. Sy klink soos lente (2016)

Comedy

5.5
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(She Sounds Like Spring) is about Ben, a mechanic at a car dealership in Johannesburg, and Linda, a beautiful and brainy redhead. Linda and Ben's paths cross one evening and he recognises ... See full summary »

Director: Corne van Rooyen | Stars: Stiaan Smith, Amalia Uys, James Cunningham, Bennie Fourie

Votes: 10

30. Lipstiek Dipstiek (1994)

96 min | Comedy

6.9
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Director: Willie Esterhuizen | Stars: Lizz Meiring, Francois Coertze, Julie Hartley, Jozua van der Lugt

Votes: 69

31. Kampterrein (2017)

Comedy

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Director: Luhann Jansen | Stars: Therese Benade, Charlie Bouguenon, Juanita de Villiers, Edrien Erasmus

32. Panic Mechanic (1996)

102 min | Comedy

6.0
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When Hanky Pranky (alias Schucks), star of a candid camera TV show, loses his job to affirmative action, he applies for a job at a stress academy. It's not long before Schucks discovers his... See full summary »

Director: David Lister | Stars: Leon Schuster, Frantz Dobrowsky, Tolla van der Merwe, Nana Stapelberg

Votes: 147

33. 'n Man Soos My Pa (2015)

Drama

7.7
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Juan return to Cape Town with his family from their life in England when he discovers his mother is dying. She insists she wants her conflicted son to reconcile with his alcoholic dad, but ... See full summary »

Director: Sean Else | Stars: Sandra Prinsloo, Greg Kriek, Antoinette Louw, Deon Lotz

Votes: 30

34. Liefling die Movie (2010)

114 min | Musical

6.5
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Liefling Marais, is an adventure-loving young girl with a passion for life. She lives on a farm in Hartbeespoort with her father Simon, mother Linda, grandfather Karel, brother Kobus and ... See full summary »

Director: Brian Webber | Stars: Lika Berning, Bobby van Jaarsveld, Elize Cawood, Rouel Beukes

Votes: 81

35. Mooirivier (2015)

105 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.1
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Another first for South Africa's fast growing film industry - A multiple story line ensemble romantic dramedy capturing the essence of what love looks like in all it's different shapes and ... See full summary »

Directors: Rene van Rooyen, Tim Theron | Stars: Tim Theron, Anel Alexander, Nadia Beukes, Hykie Berg

Votes: 58

36. Eintlik Nogal Baie (2016)

98 min | Romance

7.6
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Jay is a guy at a crossroads in his life and when he meets Ally, his life is changed forever in the most dramatic way.

Director: Jacques Brand | Stars: Susanne Beyers, Dominique Bezuidenhout, Shinelle Brand, Elsabe Daneel

Votes: 17

37. Free State (2016)

98 min | Drama, Family, Romance

6.1
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A random act of kindness sparks a forbidden love affair between a white girl and an Indian man during the  Apartheid system in South Africa.

Director: Salmon de Jager | Stars: Nicola Breytenbach, Andrew Govender, Leleti Khumalo, Deon Lotz

Votes: 23

38. Knysna (2014)

100 min | Comedy, Romance

6.1
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Dolf is a regular guy from a modest background in Knysna. He is content with his normal small town existence, his group of friends and his eccentric grandparents. His life is thrown upside ... See full summary »

Director: Andre Velts | Stars: Neels Van Jaarsveld, Marguerite Wheatley, Emile Hager, Kaz McFadden

Votes: 60

39. Vaselinetjie (2017)

Drama | Post-production

At the age of 8, Vaselinetjie is taken away by the Welfare and send to the orphanage. It's a strange, hard, dangerous world of rebel children, fierce house mothers,friends, first loves and where she finally finds true self-acceptance.

Director: Corne van Rooyen | Stars: Nicole Bond, Marguerite van Eeden, Shaleen Surtie-Richards, Royston Stoffels

40. Platteland (2011)

120 min | Action, Drama, Music

6.4
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Platteland features a stellar cast of actors and musicians and puts a vibrant new spin on some of the most popular Afrikaans hits of the past few years. It tells the story of Riana van ... See full summary »

Director: Sean Else | Stars: Lianie May, Bok van Blerk, Steve Hofmeyr, Jay du Plessis

Votes: 128

41. Abraham (2015)

94 min | Drama

8.0
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This is a story set in a beautiful little known part of rural South Africa. It centres around a man who lives in abject poverty. He has a native talent as a sculptor which he tries to ... See full summary »

Director: Jans Rautenbach | Stars: Hannes Muller, Franci Swanepoel, Chantell Phillipus, Jill Levenberg

Votes: 9

42. Krotoa (2017)

History

Krotoa, a feisty, bright, young 11 year old girl is removed from her close-knit Khoi tribe to serve Jan van Riebeeck, her uncle's trading partner. She is brought into the first Fort ... See full summary »

Stars: Armand Aucamp, Jacques Bessenger, Ernest St Clair, Roeline Daneel

43. Wolwedans in die Skemer (2012)

94 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

5.6
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Shrouded in a veil of mystery, Sonja Daneel arrives at the luxurious Hotel Njala, which belongs to the Joubert family, to start as the establishment's new receptionist. However, following a... See full summary »

Director: Jozua Malherbe | Stars: Rolanda Marais, David Louw, Desiré Gardner, Gérard Rudolf

Votes: 123

44. Hollywood in my Huis (2014)

92 min | Comedy, Family, Romance

6.9
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Set against the backdrop of 2004's Matric dance, JANA VAN TONDER a wallflower who lives in an impoverished railway neighborhood with her dysfunctional parents, watches the Oscars and ... See full summary »

Director: Corne van Rooyen | Stars: Christia Visser, Edwin van der Walt, Nicola Hanekom, Louw Venter

Votes: 41

45. Molly & Wors (2013)

109 min | Comedy

5.9
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Director: Willie Esterhuizen | Stars: Lizz Meiring, Willie Esterhuizen, Carien Botha, Lelia Etsebeth

Votes: 12

46. Dis Koue Kos, Skat (2016)

106 min | Comedy, Drama

7.4
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When Clara Brand discovers that her husband is cheating on her with her friend and colleague, she plots her revenge, all the while juggling new friendships, new romances and the rediscovery of her passion for food.

Director: Etienne Fourie | Stars: Bouwer Bosch, Zonika de Vries, Michelle du Plessis, Angelique Gerber

Votes: 36

47. Twee Grade van Moord (2016)

98 min | Drama

8.4
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An Afrikaans film. Two women, two murders. One homicide reflects the ultimate act of self-centredness, the other the greatest selfless act of them all.

Director: Gerrit Schoonhoven | Stars: Sandra Prinsloo, Marius Weyers, Shaleen Surtie-Richards, Hilda Cronje

Votes: 17

48. Kwagga Strikes Back (1990)

92 min | Comedy

6.5
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Kwagga Robertse owns a farm shop in the fictional Southern African country of Nambabwe and usually cons foreign tourists by pretending to kill a lion, thus earning him the nickname 'Urumbo'... See full summary »

Director: David Lister | Stars: Leon Schuster, Bill Flynn, Casper de Vries, Michelle Bestbier

Votes: 269

49. Majuba: Heuwel van Duiwe (1968)

195 min | War

6.0
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Director: David Millin | Stars: Roland Robinson, Reinet Maasdorp, Patrick Mynhardt, Siegfried Mynhardt

Votes: 6

50. Die Windpomp (2014)

114 min | Drama, Fantasy, Romance

7.1
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Die Windpomp is an endearing, humorous and quirky fantasy love story that revolves around a summer romance in a retirement village between 20 year old Hendri and Margot, with an unexpected twist.

Director: Etienne Fourie | Stars: Roland Reed, Ian Roberts, Leandie du Randt, Barbara Marie Immelman

Votes: 90