Most Popular Nelson Mandela Movies and TV Shows
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1. Invictus (2009)
PG-13 | 134 min | Biography, Drama, History
Nelson Mandela, in his first term as the South African President, initiates a unique venture to unite the apartheid-torn land: enlist the national rugby team on a mission to win the 1995 Rugby World Cup.
Votes: 142,042 | Gross: $37.49M
2. Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom (2013)
PG-13 | 141 min | Biography, Drama, History
A chronicle of Nelson Mandela's life journey from his childhood in a rural village through to his inauguration as the first democratically elected president of South Africa.
Votes: 25,300 | Gross: $8.32M
3. Black Venus (2010)
Not Rated | 159 min | Drama, History
The story of Saartjes Baartman, a Black domestic who, in 1808, left Southern Africa, then ruled by Dutch settlers, for Europe, following her boss Hendrick Caesar , hoping to find fame and ... See full summary »
4. Goodbye Bafana (2007)
R | 118 min | Biography, Drama, History
GOODBYE BAFANA is the true story of a white South African racist whose life was profoundly altered by the black prisoner he guarded for twenty years. The prisoner's name was Nelson Mandela.
6. Dreams of a Life (2011)
Not Rated | 95 min | Documentary, Biography, Drama
A filmmaker sets out to discover the life of Joyce Vincent, who died in her bedsit in North London in 2003. Her body wasn't discovered for three years, and newspaper reports offered few details of her life - not even a photograph.
Votes: 2,833 | Gross: $0.01M
7. Bram Fischer (2017)
123 min | Biography
In apartheid-ruled South Africa, a renowned lawyer struggles to hide his secret affiliation to the nation's chief resistance movement - as he takes on defending a group of its arrested members, including its leader, Nelson Mandela.
9. Simon (2004)
Not Rated | 102 min | Comedy, Drama
A mild-mannered gay dentist and a hedonist womanizer rekindle their unlikely friendship when the latter's terminal cancer drives them back together after a decade apart.
Votes: 7,817 | Gross: $0.00M
10. The Last Witness (1999 TV Movie)
R | 95 min | Action, Drama, Thriller
A woman becomes entangled in the conspiracy of two world governments to assassinate an international leader in New York.
11. Mandela (1996)
118 min | Documentary, Biography, History
Follows Nelson Mandela, from his early protests against racial discrimination, to his election as South Africa's first Democratically elected leader.
12. A Force More Powerful (1999)
TV-G | 110 min | Documentary
This two-part Emmy-nominated series explores one of the 20th century's most important but least understood stories: how nonviolent power has overcome oppression and authoritarian rule all ... See full summary »
13. Indochine: Station 13 (2018 Video)
6 min | Short, Drama
Station 13 highlights the discrimination which lingers on in certain corners of society, through the story of a world where angels are persecuted as criminals. A most powerful indictment of... See full summary »
14. The Man Who Drove with Mandela (1998)
82 min | Documentary
During the time of apartheid Nelson Mandela drove around South Africa in a limousine disguised as a chauffeur while organizing the armed struggle against the apartheid regime. But who was ... See full summary »
16. Twelve Disciples of Nelson Mandela (2005)
Not Rated | 75 min | Documentary
Confronted with the death of his stepfather, Director Thomas Allen Harris embarks on a journey to understand the man who raised him, Pule Benjamin Leinaeng ("Lee") - an ANC foot-soldier who... See full summary »
Director: Thomas Allen Harris
17. Freedomfest: Nelson Mandela's 70th Birthday Celebratation (1988 TV Special)
117 min | Documentary, Music
Wembley Stadium hosts a concert featuring stars from the fields of music, comedy and film, in celebration of the 70th birthday of imprisoned ANC leader Nelson Mandela.
18. Music for Mandela (2013)
TV-G | 82 min | Documentary
"Music for Mandela" explores the role music played in the extraordinary life of one of the world's most important icons. From Nelson Mandela's imprisonment, to his release, to the present ... See full summary »
80 min | Documentary
Bram Fischer led the defense at the Rivonia Trial saving Mandela and other leaders from execution and when all his comrades were jailed or exiled, he took a defiant stand, living in ... See full summary »
Director: Sharon Farr
78 min | Documentary
In the final story of this seven part series, we switch perspectives, taking viewers into the heart of the conflict as our South African characters tell the story of the most important ... See full summary »
3 min | Short
Director: April D. Patrick
27. Township Lessons from the Cape of Good Hope (2014)
45 min | Documentary, History, News
How do township residents in slums cope with crime, unemployment and poverty in a country still very much struggling with racism, underdevelopment and inequality?
Not Rated | 4 min | Short
Director: April D. Patrick
45 min | Documentary, Biography, History