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Silverton Siege (2022)

Silverton Siege (2022)

Silverton Siege (2022)
IMDb: 6.0
100 min

After a failed sabotage mission, a trio of anti-apartheid freedom fighters ends up in a tense bank hostage situation. Based on a true story.

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Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Redeeming Love (2022)

Redeeming Love (2022)

Redeeming Love (2022)
IMDb: 7.1
134 min

A retelling of the biblical book of Hosea set against the backdrop of the California Gold Rush of 1850.

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The Kissing Booth 3 (2021)

The Kissing Booth 3 (2021)

The Kissing Booth 3 (2021)
IMDb: 4.8
112 min

It’s the summer before Elle heads to college, and she has a secret decision to make. Elle has been accepted into Harvard, where boyfriend Noah is matriculating, and also Berkeley,...

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Genre: Comedy, Romance
Fried Barry (2020)

Fried Barry (2020)

Fried Barry (2020)
IMDb: 5.7
99 min

Barry is a drug-addled, abusive bastard who – after yet another bender – is abducted by aliens. Barry takes a backseat as an alien visitor assumes control of his body...

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8 (2020)

8 (2020)

8 (2020)
IMDb: 5.1
99 min

An old man, fated to collect souls for eternity, seeks atonement after trading his daughter’s soul.

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Genre: Horror
Moffie (2020)

Moffie (2020)

Moffie (2020)
IMDb: 6.9
104 min

Moffie (a derogatory Afrikaans term for a gay man) follows the story of Nicholas van der Swart: from a very young age, he realises he is different. Try as he...

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Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Rafiki (2018)

Rafiki (2018)

Rafiki (2018)
IMDb: 6.8
82 min

Kena and Ziki long for something more. Despite the political rivalry between their families, the girls resist and remain close friends, supporting each other to pursue their dreams in a...

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Genre: Drama, Romance
Love Jacked (2018)

Love Jacked (2018)

Love Jacked (2018)
IMDb: 5.8
100 min

Maya, a headstrong 28-year-old with artistic ambitions – a strong contrast to what her father Ed wants: a dutiful daughter to run the family store. Ed is shocked when Maya...

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Genre: Comedy, Romance
Hunting Emma (2017)

Hunting Emma (2017)

Hunting Emma (2017)
IMDb: 5.9
102 min

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...

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Genre: Action, Thriller
The Wound (2017)

The Wound (2017)

The Wound (2017)
IMDb: 6.7
88 min

Eastern Cape, South Africa. A lonely factory worker, Xolani, takes time off his job to assist during an annual Xhosa circumcision initiation into manhood. In a remote mountain camp that...

Genre: Drama
The Lullaby (2017)

The Lullaby (2017)

The Lullaby (2017)
IMDb: 4.2
86 min

Returning to her home town, overwhelmed by the birth of her firstborn, nineteen-year-old Chloe van Heerden tries to come to terms with motherhood. Despite the support from her own mother,...

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Genre: Horror
The Perfect Wave (2014)

The Perfect Wave (2014)

The Perfect Wave (2014)
IMDb: 4.7
113 min

The true story of Ian McCormack who grew up surfing the waters of New Zealand. Wanting to dive deeper, Ian sets out on a journey with his best friend that...

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Seal Team Eight: Behind Enemy Lines (2014)

Seal Team Eight: Behind Enemy Lines (2014)

Seal Team Eight: Behind Enemy Lines (2014)
IMDb: 4.6
98 min

Seal Team Eight must fight their way deep into Africa’s Congo, decommission a secret uranium mine, and stop our most dangerous enemy from smuggling weapon’s grade yellow-cake out of the...

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Genre: Action, Drama, War
Spud 2: The Madness Continues (2013)

Spud 2: The Madness Continues (2013)

Spud 2: The Madness Continues (2013)
IMDb: 6.2
91 min

The year is 1991, and Spud Milton’s long walk to manhood is still creeping along at an unnervingly slow pace. Approaching the ripe old age of fifteen and still no...

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Genre: Comedy, Drama
Inescapable (2012)

Inescapable (2012)

Inescapable (2012)
IMDb: 5.2
93 min

Twenty-five years ago Adib, a promising young officer in the Syrian military police, suddenly left Damascus under suspicious circumstances. Abandoning the love of his life Fatima, he made his way...

Genre: Romance, Thriller
Dark Tide (2012)

Dark Tide (2012)

Dark Tide (2012)
IMDb: 4.3
113 min

A traumatized shark expert must battle her own fears to lead a thrill-seeking businessman on a dive into a dangerous section of water known as “Shark Alley.”

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Black Butterflies (2011)

Black Butterflies (2011)

Black Butterflies (2011)
IMDb: 6.1
100 min

Confronted by Apartheid and a father who was Minister of Censorship, Ingrid Jonker searched for a home, searched for love. With men like Jack Cope and André Brink she found...

Genre: Drama, Romance
Blue Crush 2 (2011)

Blue Crush 2 (2011)

Blue Crush 2 (2011)
IMDb: 5.4
113 min

Haunted by the memory of her deceased mother, Dana leaves Malibu behind and heads to South Africa to fulfill her mother’s dream of surfing Jefferys Bay.

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Genre: Adventure, Drama
The Bang Bang Club (2010)

The Bang Bang Club (2010)

The Bang Bang Club (2010)
IMDb: 7.0
106 min

In the early to mid ’90s, when the South African system of apartheid was in its death throes, four photographers – Greg Marinovich, Kevin Carter, Ken Oosterbroek and João Silva...

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Genre: Drama, History
The Lost Future (2010)

The Lost Future (2010)

The Lost Future (2010)
IMDb: 4.9
90 min

A group of post-apocalyptic survivors, struggle to survive in a world where jungles and forests and primeval wetlands and deserts have obliterated civilization. They staunchly face genetically mutating beasts and...

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Death Race 2 (2010)

Death Race 2 (2010)

Death Race 2 (2010)
IMDb: 5.6
100 min

In the world’s most dangerous prison, a new game is born: Death Race. The rules of this adrenaline-fueled blood sport are simple, drive or die. When repentant convict Carl Lucas...

Lost Boys: The Thirst (2010)

Lost Boys: The Thirst (2010)

Lost Boys: The Thirst (2010)
IMDb: 5.1
81 min

Vampire hunter Edgar Frog is destitute and nearly friendless, when the beautiful vampire-romance novelist Gwen Lieber offers him a small fortune to go on the vampire hunt of a lifetime...

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Attack on Darfur (2009)

Attack on Darfur (2009)

Attack on Darfur (2009)
IMDb: 5.9
98 min

American journalists in Sudan are confronted with the dilemma of whether to return home to report on the atrocities they have seen, or to stay behind and help some of...

The Deal (2008)

The Deal (2008)

The Deal (2008)
IMDb: 5.7
98 min

Charlie Berns is a veteran Hollywood movie producer who has given up on his career and life. That is until his idealistic screenwriter nephew comes bearing the script of a...

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Genre: Comedy
24: Redemption (2008)

24: Redemption (2008)

24: Redemption (2008)
IMDb: 7.5
102 min

Former federal agent Jack Bauer confronts African dictator Benjamin Juma, whose forces have been ordered to capture the children Bauer oversees for malicious military training.

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Starship Troopers 3: Marauder (2008)

Starship Troopers 3: Marauder (2008)

Starship Troopers 3: Marauder (2008)
IMDb: 4.3
105 min

The war against the Bugs continues! A Federation Starship crash-lands on the distant Alien planet OM-1, stranding beloved leader Sky Marshal Anoke and several others, including comely but tough pilot...

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Prey (2007)

Prey (2007)

Prey (2007)
IMDb: 4.7
92 min

An American family on holiday in Africa becomes lost in a game reserve and stalked by vicious killer lions.

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Faith Like Potatoes (2006)

Faith Like Potatoes (2006)

Faith Like Potatoes (2006)
IMDb: 6.7
97 min

Frank Rautenbach leads a strong cast as Angus Buchan, a Zambian farmer of Scottish heritage, who leaves his farm in the midst of political unrest and racially charged land reclaims...

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Genre: Drama
Catch a Fire (2006)

Catch a Fire (2006)

Catch a Fire (2006)
IMDb: 6.7
101 min

The true story of anti-apartheid activists in South Africa, and particularly the life of Patrick Chamusso, a timid foreman at Secunda CTL, the largest synthetic fuel plant in the world....

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Mercenary for Justice (2006)

Mercenary for Justice (2006)

Mercenary for Justice (2006)
IMDb: 4.1
91 min

Mercenary John Seeger is one of the best in the business. John and his crew battle some soldiers on Galmoral Island in Southern Africa as they’re trying to rescue the...

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Genre: Action, Thriller
Tsotsi (2005)

Tsotsi (2005)

Tsotsi (2005)
IMDb: 7.2
94 min

The South African multi-award winning film about a young South African boy from the ghetto named Tsotsi, meaning Gangster. Tsotsi, who left home as a child to get away from...

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Genre: Crime, Drama
Duma (2005)

Duma (2005)

Duma (2005)
IMDb: 7.2
100 min

An orphaned cheetah becomes the best friend and pet of a young boy living in South Africa.

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Yankee Zulu (1993)

Yankee Zulu (1993)

Yankee Zulu (1993)
IMDb: 6.5
100 min

Two South African boys, one white, Rhino, and one black, Zulu, go their separate ways after an incident. Many years later, they meet up again as adults, when one, after...

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Genre: Comedy, Drama
The Power of One (1992)

The Power of One (1992)

The Power of One (1992)
IMDb: 7.2
127 min

PK, an English orphan terrorized for his family’s political beliefs in Africa, turns to his only friend, a kindly world-wise prisoner, Geel Piet. Geel teaches him how to box with...

Genre: Drama
Dust Devil (1992)

Dust Devil (1992)

Dust Devil (1992)
IMDb: 6.3
103 min

A woman on the run from her abusive husband encounters a mysterious hitch-hiker.

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Red Scorpion (1987)

Red Scorpion (1987)

Red Scorpion (1987)
IMDb: 5.2
105 min

A Russian KGB agent is sent to Africa to kill an anti-Communist black revolutionary. However, he has a change of heart when he sees how the Russians and their Cuban...

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Genre: Action, Adventure, War
Cry Freedom (1987)

Cry Freedom (1987)

Cry Freedom (1987)
IMDb: 7.4
157 min

A dramatic story, based on actual events, about the friendship between two men struggling against apartheid in South Africa in the 1970s. Donald Woods is a white liberal journalist in...

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Genre: Drama, History
Animals Are Beautiful People (1974)

Animals Are Beautiful People (1974)

Animals Are Beautiful People (1974)
IMDb: 8.3
92 min

Animals Are Beautiful People (aka Beautiful People) is a 1974 nature documentary about the wildlife in Southern Africa. It was filmed in the Namib Desert, the Kalahari Desert and the...

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Zulu (1964)

Zulu (1964)

Zulu (1964)
IMDb: 7.7
138 min

In 1879, during the Anglo-Zulu War, man-of-the-people Lt. Chard and snooty Lt. Bromhead are in charge of defending the isolated and vastly outnumbered Natal outpost of Rorke’s Drift from tribal...

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Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Settlers (2021)

Settlers (2021)

Settlers (2021)
IMDb: 4.6
104 min

Remmy and her parents, refugees from Earth, have found peace on the Martian outskirts until strangers appear in the hills beyond their farm. Told as a triptych, the film follows...

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