Most Popular Feature Films


1. The Gods Must Be Crazy II (1989)

PG | 98 min | Comedy

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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: 13,910 | Gross: $6.29M

2. Vuil Wasgoed (2017)

Crime

7.0
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Director: Morné du Toit | Stars: Bennie Fourie, Bouwer Bosch, Nico Panagio, Stiaan Smith

Votes: 7

3. Vir Altyd (2016)

100 min | Comedy, Romance

6.4
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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: 173

4. Skoonheid (2011)

Unrated | 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: 1,456

5. For the Birds (2016)

Romance

8.6
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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: 99

6. Liewe Kersfeesvader (2017)

Drama

8.4
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A teenage beauty queen is flung into swift adulthood when her father assumes a new identity: Father Christmas. Juggling a crazy father, an impressionable kid brother and a growing romance, Nonnie has to redefine her own meaning of family.

Director: Etienne Fourie | Stars: Morné Visser, Adrienne Pierce, Mila Guy, June van Merch

Votes: 7

7. Krotoa (2017)

History

6.9
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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 »

Director: Roberta Durrant | Stars: Armand Aucamp, Jacques Bessenger, Roeline Daneel, Brendon Daniels

Votes: 23

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

150 min | Crime, Drama

8.1
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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, Dann Jaques Mouton, Gantane Kusch, Tarryn Wyngaard

Votes: 135

9. Road to your Heart (2014)

Not Rated | 112 min | Adventure, Romance

6.7
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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: 533

10. Jagveld (2017)

102 min | Action, Thriller

6.8
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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

Director: Byron Davis | Stars: Bouwer Bosch, Leandie du Randt, Luan Jacobs, Albert Maritz

Votes: 40

11. Kampterrein (2017)

94 min | Comedy

7.1
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Director: Luhann Jansen | Stars: Louw Venter, Juanita de Villiers, Josias Moleele, Zenande Mfenyane

Votes: 11

12. Sink (I) (2016)

115 min | Drama

8.3
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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: 130

13. 3 Needles (2005)

Not Rated | 127 min | Drama

6.6
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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: 1,222

14. 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: 86

15. Liefling (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: 82

16. Poena is Koning (2007)

85 min | Biography, Comedy

6.9
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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: 50

17. High Fantasy (2017)

71 min | Comedy, Drama

7.8
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A group of young friends on a camping trip, deep in the South African countryside wake up to discover they have all swapped bodies. Their individual cultural heritage and experience of ... See full summary »

Director: Jenna Cato Bass | Stars: Loren Loubser, Qondiswa James, Nala Khumalo, Francesca Varrie Michel

Votes: 26

18. Ballade vir 'n Enkeling (2015)

139 min | Mystery

7.8
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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: 250

19. Invasion 1897 (2014)

Biography

3.5
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Igie Ehanire a research student on African Art history gets touched, he gets more perturbed about the injustice of the British invasion of Benin.

Director: Lancelot Oduwa Imasuen | Stars: Murtaza Arif, Mike Omoregbee, James Pimenta, Charles Venn

Votes: 46

20. Knysna (2014)

100 min | Comedy, Romance

6.0
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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: 65

21. Jonathan: Die Movie (2016)

100 min | Comedy

7.4
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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, Lüan de Jager

Votes: 27

22. Modder en Bloed (2016)

136 min | Drama, History, Sport

8.1
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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, Josh Myers, Andre Jacobs, Greg Kriek

Votes: 74

23. 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: Christia Visser, Brendon Daniels, Nse Ikpe-Etim, Dann Jaques Mouton

Votes: 50

24. 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: 359

25. Free State (2016)

98 min | Drama, Family, Romance

6.5
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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: 36

26. 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: 75

27. Four Corners (2013)

119 min | Crime, Thriller

6.6
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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: 335

28. 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: 153

29. Meerkat Maantuig (2017)

Drama, Fantasy

8.6
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Gideonette, a timid and visionary girl, lives with her parents in a small town. Her dad Gideon, battles daily to allay her fears about the curse of the Gideon de La Reys. Throughout their ... See full summary »

Director: Hanneke Schutte | Stars: Anchen du Plessis, Rika Sennett, Pierre van Pletzen, Themba Ntuli

Votes: 9

30. Bakgat! (2008)

Not Rated | 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: 251

31. 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

32. Vaselinetjie (2017)

Drama

7.1
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Vaselinetjie, a white girl is raised by her loving brown grandparents in a remote rural village. When the welfare finds out that she is not their biological grandchild, they send her to an orphanage in the far away city of Johannesburg.

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

Votes: 28

33. Lipstiek Dipstiek (1994)

96 min | Comedy

7.0
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Francois Coertze stars as Poennie, a blue collar Afrikaans boy coming to grips with life, romance and lust. He is on the verge of manhood and finds himself trapped in a relationship with a ... See full summary »

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

Votes: 70

34. Dis ek, Anna (2015)

Drama

8.3
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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: 169

35. 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: 269

36. Molly & Wors (2013)

109 min | Comedy

6.2
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Director: Willie Esterhuizen | Stars: Lizz Meiring, Willie Esterhuizen, Carien Botha, Lelia Etsebeth

Votes: 13

37. Mooirivier (2015)

105 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.2
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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: 62

38. Droomdag (2017)

Comedy, Romance

4.0
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A young bride's dream day turns into her worst nightmare. A tale about Tanya Stark, a young woman who's biological clock is ticking towards desperation. Tanya is forever getting involved ... See full summary »

Director: Willie Esterhuizen | Stars: Juanita de Villiers, Greta Keet, Kaz McFadden, Marcus Muller

Votes: 6

39. Trouvoete (2015)

Romance

5.8
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Ella (Erica Wessels) is the Head of Marketing for a health insurance firm and an undiscovered artist in her own right. She forms an online relationship with a young doctor, Louis (Bouwer ... See full summary »

Director: Darrell Roodt | Stars: Lika Berning, Bouwer Bosch, Charlie Bouguenon, Paul du Toit

Votes: 18

40. 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: 42

42. Fiela se Kind (1988)

105 min | Drama

7.1
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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: 142

43. Die Spook van Uniondale (2014)

107 min | Romance

5.5
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Based on the true story of the famous ghost in the small town of Uniondale South Africa.

Director: Pierre Smith | Stars: Adam Tas, Tanya van Graan, Ivan Zimmermann, André Stolz

Votes: 68

44. Die Pro (2015)

90 min | Drama

6.2
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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: 30

45. Jou Romeo (2016)

90 min | Comedy, Romance

6.8
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When the budget gets cut for Romeo and Juliet, the drama geeks Yvette and Tyler have to think of a plan to save their production. However, this plan involves unforeseen consequences for the new hero of the show, Marko Marais.

Director: Andre Velts | Stars: Ruan Wessels, Elani Dekker, Christopher Van Der Westhuizen, Ruan Blum

Votes: 26

46. Strikdas (2015)

87 min | Comedy

6.6
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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, Elsabé Daneel

Votes: 68

47. Mignon Mossie van Wyk (2016)

99 min | Drama

6.4
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A young girl caught in a love triangle tries to cope with the anxiety of being a teenager in a world of promise, happiness, family & friendship.

Director: Darrell Roodt | Stars: Deànré Reiners, Tanika Fourie, Devon Hofmeyr, Kiara Fourie

Votes: 16

48. Johnny is nie dood nie (2017)

106 min | Drama

8.9
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It is 2002. The lead singer of the Gereformeerde Blues Band, Johannes Kerkorrel, just committed suicide. A group of friends gather to celebrate his life and the passing of an era. Through ... See full summary »

Director: Christiaan Olwagen | Stars: Roelof Storm, Ludwig Binge, Rolanda Marais, Albert Pretorius

Votes: 35

49. Konfetti (2014)

98 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

5.7
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Jean and Sherryl are getting married. He is Afrikaans. She is Jewish. Their families are tense and Lukas - the best man - has been on a drinking spree and forgotten to confirm the band. In ... See full summary »

Director: Zaheer Bhyat | Stars: Louw Venter, Nico Panagio, Casey B. Dolan, Kim Engelbrecht

Votes: 38

50. Abraham (2015)

94 min | Drama

8.2
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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: 10