South African Movies

Zulu
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Zulu

2013
Zulu
As a child, Ali Neuman narrowly escaped being murdered by Inkhata, 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 with many survivors, the psychological scars remain.
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10,000 BC
5
10,000 BC
A prehistoric epic that follows a young mammoth hunter's journey through uncharted territory to secure the future of his tribe.
5/1
Searching for Sugar Man
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Searching for Sugar Man
Two South Africans set out to discover what happened to their unlikely musical hero, the mysterious 1970s rock 'n' roller, Rodriguez. The film won Best Documentary at the 85th Academy Awards.
0/0
Life, Above All
7
Life, Above All
A touching mother-daughter relationship that reflects the modern South Africa.
7/1
Shepherds and Butchers
7.5
Shepherds and Butchers
A lawyer takes on a case of a prison guard in South Africa who is traumatized by the executions he's witnessed.
7.5/2
Hotel Rwanda
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Hotel Rwanda
Inspired by true events, this film takes place in Rwanda in the 1990s when more than a million Tutsis were killed in a genocide that went mostly unnoticed by the rest of the world. Hotel owner Paul Rusesabagina houses over a thousand refuges in his hotel in attempt to save their lives.
0/0
A Dry White Season
6
A Dry White Season
Taking place during the 1976 Soweto uprising, the story follows a white school teacher whose life and values are threatened when he asks questions about the death of a young black boy who died in police custody.
6/1
Gangster’s Paradise: Jerusalema
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Gangster’s Paradise: Jerusalema
This South African movie tracks the rise of a once-petty criminal to the heights of the criminal underworld. After cutting his teeth on hijacking, before moving onto bigger game, an ambitious man hits a setback when most of his gang are shot.
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Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom
7
Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom
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.
7/1
The Gods Must Be Crazy
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The Gods Must Be Crazy
Misery is brought to a small group of Sho in the Kalahari desert in the form of a cola bottle. In his quest to throw the evil object over the edge of the earth, Xixo encounters Western "civilization," a haphazard doctor and a tyranical despot.
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Invictus
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Invictus
Newly elected President Nelson Mandela knows his nation remains racially and economically divided in the wake of apartheid. Believing he can bring his people together through the universal language of sport, Mandela rallies South Africa's rugby team as they make their historic run to the 1995 Rugby World Cup Championship match.
0/0
District 9
4
District 9
Aliens land in South Africa and, with their ship totally disabled, have no way home. Years later, after living in a slum and wearing out their welcome the 'Non-Humans' are being moved to a new tent city overseen by Multi-National United (MNU).
4/1