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Bopha! (1993)

In this story of a black policeman during South African apartheid, Danny Glover plays the cop, who believes he's trying to help his people, even while serving as a pawn of the racist government. When his son gets involved in the anti-apartheid movement, he finds ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Morgan Freeman
CAST:  Danny Glover  •  Malcolm McDowell  •  Alfre Woodard  •  Marius Weyers

In this story of a black policeman during South African apartheid, Danny Glover plays the cop, who believes he's trying to help his people, even while serving as a pawn of the racist government. When his son gets involved in the anti-apartheid movement, he finds ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Morgan Freeman
CAST:  Danny Glover  •  Malcolm McDowell  •  Alfre Woodard  •  Marius Weyers

Farewell to the King (1989)

An American soldier who escapes the execution of his comrades by Japanese soldiers in Borneo during WWII becomes the leader of a personal empire among the headhunters in this war story told in the style of Joseph Conrad and Rudyard Kipling. The American is ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Milius
CAST:  Nigel Havers  •  Frank McRae  •  Gerry Lopez  •  Nick Nolte

An American soldier who escapes the execution of his comrades by Japanese soldiers in Borneo during WWII becomes the leader of a personal empire among the headhunters in this war story told in the style of Joseph Conrad and Rudyard Kipling. The American is ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Milius
CAST:  Nigel Havers  •  Frank McRae  •  Gerry Lopez  •  Nick Nolte

Gandhi (1982)

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In the early years of the 20th century, Mohandas K. Gandhi, a British-trained lawyer, forsakes all worldly possessions to take up the cause of Indian independence. Faced with armed resistance from the British government, Gandhi adopts a policy of 'passive ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Richard Attenborough
CAST:  Ben Kingsley  •  Rohini Hattangadi  •  Candice Bergen  •  Roshan Seth

In the early years of the 20th century, Mohandas K. Gandhi, a British-trained lawyer, forsakes all worldly possessions to take up the cause of Indian independence. Faced with armed resistance from the British government, Gandhi adopts a policy of 'passive ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Richard Attenborough
CAST:  Ben Kingsley  •  Rohini Hattangadi  •  Candice Bergen  •  Roshan Seth

Stander (2004)

The life and career of Andre Stander, a South African police officer turned bank robber.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bronwen Hughes
CAST:  Thomas Jane  •  Dexter Fletcher  •  Deborah Kara Unger  •  David O'Hara

The life and career of Andre Stander, a South African police officer turned bank robber.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bronwen Hughes
CAST:  Thomas Jane  •  Dexter Fletcher  •  Deborah Kara Unger  •  David O'Hara

Blood Diamond (2006)

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An ex-mercenary turned smuggler. A Mende fisherman. Amid the explosive civil war overtaking 1999 Sierra Leone, these men join for two desperate missions: recovering a rare pink diamond of immense value and rescuing the fisherman's son, conscripted as a child ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Edward Zwick
CAST:  Leonardo DiCaprio  •  Djimon Hounsou  •  Jennifer Connelly  •  Kagiso Kuypers

An ex-mercenary turned smuggler. A Mende fisherman. Amid the explosive civil war overtaking 1999 Sierra Leone, these men join for two desperate missions: recovering a rare pink diamond of immense value and rescuing the fisherman's son, conscripted as a child ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Edward Zwick
CAST:  Leonardo DiCaprio  •  Djimon Hounsou  •  Jennifer Connelly  •  Kagiso Kuypers

The Gods Must Be Crazy (1980)

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A Coca-Cola bottle dropped from an airplane raises havoc among a normally peaceful tribe of African bushmen who believe it to be a utensil of the gods.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jamie Uys
CAST:  N-Xau  •  Michael Thys  •  Marius Weyers  •  Sandra Prinsloo

A Coca-Cola bottle dropped from an airplane raises havoc among a normally peaceful tribe of African bushmen who believe it to be a utensil of the gods.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jamie Uys
CAST:  N-Xau  •  Michael Thys  •  Marius Weyers  •  Sandra Prinsloo

Mister Deathman (1977)

Geoffrey Graves is a secret agent who comes ourt of retirement for a mission in South Africa. Stella Stevens stars as an enemy agent.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael D. Moore
CAST:  David Broadnax  •  Stella Stevens  •  Arthur Brauss  •  Lena Farugia

Geoffrey Graves is a secret agent who comes ourt of retirement for a mission in South Africa. Stella Stevens stars as an enemy agent.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael D. Moore
CAST:  David Broadnax  •  Stella Stevens  •  Arthur Brauss  •  Lena Farugia

Critical Assignment (2004)

The President of an African country decrees that the Arms budget will be diverted in to the "Water For All", project. The journalist, Michael Power, discovers a Coup set by the arms dealers.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jason Xenopoulos
CAST:  Cleveland Mitchell  •  Louise Barnes  •  Richard Mofe-Damijo  •  Patrick Shai

The President of an African country decrees that the Arms budget will be diverted in to the "Water For All", project. The journalist, Michael Power, discovers a Coup set by the arms dealers.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jason Xenopoulos
CAST:  Cleveland Mitchell  •  Louise Barnes  •  Richard Mofe-Damijo  •  Patrick Shai

The Miracle Worker (2012)

Die Wonderwerker tells the story of Eugène Marais, a famous Afrikaans writer, poet and researcher. The story focuses on the few months he spends on the Van Rooyen's farm, where he falls in love with the 19-year-old Jane Brayshaw.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Katinka Heyns
CAST:  Dawid Minnaar  •  Elize Cawood  •  Marius Weyers  •  Anneke Weidemann

Die Wonderwerker tells the story of Eugène Marais, a famous Afrikaans writer, poet and researcher. The story focuses on the few months he spends on the Van Rooyen's farm, where he falls in love with the 19-year-old Jane Brayshaw.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Katinka Heyns
CAST:  Dawid Minnaar  •  Elize Cawood  •  Marius Weyers  •  Anneke Weidemann

Nothing for Mahala (2013)

Nothing for Mahala is a comedic film that follows Ace (Thapelo Mokoena) into his deep and unpleasant hole of debt and financial woes. Ace who likes to play the part of the high flier is forced to get money from illegal loan sharks, which eventually lands him into ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Rolie Nikiwe
CAST:  Marius Weyers  •  Thapelo Mokoena  •  Mmabatho Montsho  •  Jamie Bartlett

Nothing for Mahala is a comedic film that follows Ace (Thapelo Mokoena) into his deep and unpleasant hole of debt and financial woes. Ace who likes to play the part of the high flier is forced to get money from illegal loan sharks, which eventually lands him into ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Rolie Nikiwe
CAST:  Marius Weyers  •  Thapelo Mokoena  •  Mmabatho Montsho  •  Jamie Bartlett

The Jewel of the Gods (1987)

While doing field work in Australia's Gibson Desert, Snowy Grinder meets up with a wierdo named Archie. Together they set off to find the missing Dr. Jim Hartwell and Monomotapa, the Palace of Purple Diamonds.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Robert Van der Coolwijk
CAST:  Marius Weyers  •  Sandra Prinsloo  •  Joe Ribeiro  •  Joe Stewardson

While doing field work in Australia's Gibson Desert, Snowy Grinder meets up with a wierdo named Archie. Together they set off to find the missing Dr. Jim Hartwell and Monomotapa, the Palace of Purple Diamonds.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Robert Van der Coolwijk
CAST:  Marius Weyers  •  Sandra Prinsloo  •  Joe Ribeiro  •  Joe Stewardson

Pure Blood (2000)

Combining a new age black maid, blood-drinking zombie racists and a plot to poison the town with blood cakes, what ensues is a dark comedy that pits the forces of fascism against the redeeming power of true love and home cooking…  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ken Kaplan
CAST:  Carl Beukes  •  Aletta Bezuidenhout  •  Amanda Lane  •  Joss Levine

Combining a new age black maid, blood-drinking zombie racists and a plot to poison the town with blood cakes, what ensues is a dark comedy that pits the forces of fascism against the redeeming power of true love and home cooking…  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ken Kaplan
CAST:  Carl Beukes  •  Aletta Bezuidenhout  •  Amanda Lane  •  Joss Levine

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DIRECTION:  Peter Collinson
CAST:  Anthony Quinn  •  John Phillip Law  •  Simon Sabela  •  Marius Weyers

Deadly Harvest (2008)

Marisa and Frank honeymoon in South Africa. A particularly favourable offer lures them to a lonely and run-down hotel. There, they are attacked by men. Frank is beaten and kidnapped, while Marisa barely escapes. She receives help from the young South African Biko, ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Oliver Schmitz
CAST:  Theresa Scholze  •  Sebastian Ströbel  •  Tony Kgoroge  •  Susan Danford

Marisa and Frank honeymoon in South Africa. A particularly favourable offer lures them to a lonely and run-down hotel. There, they are attacked by men. Frank is beaten and kidnapped, while Marisa barely escapes. She receives help from the young South African Biko, ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Oliver Schmitz
CAST:  Theresa Scholze  •  Sebastian Ströbel  •  Tony Kgoroge  •  Susan Danford

Friends (1993)

The beginning of the end of the apartheid era in South Africa is seen through the perspectives of three female friends: Sophie, who is of English descent; Aninka, who is an Afrikaner; and Thoko, who is black.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Elaine Proctor
CAST:  Kerry Fox  •  Dambisa Kente  •  Michele Burgers  •  Marius Weyers

The beginning of the end of the apartheid era in South Africa is seen through the perspectives of three female friends: Sophie, who is of English descent; Aninka, who is an Afrikaner; and Thoko, who is black.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Elaine Proctor
CAST:  Kerry Fox  •  Dambisa Kente  •  Michele Burgers  •  Marius Weyers

The Power of One (1992)

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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 the motto “fight with your fists and lead with your heart”. As he grows to manhood, PK ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  John G. Avildsen
CAST:  Nomadlozi Kubheka  •  Agatha Hurle  •  Nigel Ivy  •  Alois Moyo

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 the motto “fight with your fists and lead with your heart”. As he grows to manhood, PK ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  John G. Avildsen
CAST:  Nomadlozi Kubheka  •  Agatha Hurle  •  Nigel Ivy  •  Alois Moyo

Torn Allegiance (1986)

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DIRECTION:  Alan Nathanson
CAST:  Shelagh Holliday  •  Jonathon Morris  •  Marius Weyers  •  Ron Smerczak

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DIRECTION:  Alan Nathanson
CAST:  Shelagh Holliday  •  Jonathon Morris  •  Marius Weyers  •  Ron Smerczak

Happy Together (1989)

Christopher is an ambitious college freshman, striving to become a writer. Through a computer fault he's assigned the same room as Alex, a real party freak and... a girl! He's annoyed and tries to get a different room as soon as possible, but when he learns to know ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mel Damski
CAST:  Patrick Dempsey  •  Helen Slater  •  Dan Schneider  •  Kevin Hardesty

Christopher is an ambitious college freshman, striving to become a writer. Through a computer fault he's assigned the same room as Alex, a real party freak and... a girl! He's annoyed and tries to get a different room as soon as possible, but when he learns to know ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mel Damski
CAST:  Patrick Dempsey  •  Helen Slater  •  Dan Schneider  •  Kevin Hardesty

DeepStar Six (1989)

The crew of an experimental underwater nuclear base are forced to struggle for their lives when their explorations disturb a creature who threatens to destroy their base.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Sean S. Cunningham
CAST:  Taurean Blacque  •  Nancy Everhard  •  Greg Evigan  •  Miguel Ferrer

The crew of an experimental underwater nuclear base are forced to struggle for their lives when their explorations disturb a creature who threatens to destroy their base.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Sean S. Cunningham
CAST:  Taurean Blacque  •  Nancy Everhard  •  Greg Evigan  •  Miguel Ferrer

The Last Tango (2013)

The story revolves around a 34-year old, workaholic detective who is burnt out, having immersed himself in an investigation involving the ruthless murder of nine girls. He managed to capture the killer, but his emotions get the better of him, possibly jeopardising ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Deon Meyer
CAST:  Louw Venter  •  Antoinette Louw  •  Stian Bam  •  Marius Weyers

The story revolves around a 34-year old, workaholic detective who is burnt out, having immersed himself in an investigation involving the ruthless murder of nine girls. He managed to capture the killer, but his emotions get the better of him, possibly jeopardising ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Deon Meyer
CAST:  Louw Venter  •  Antoinette Louw  •  Stian Bam  •  Marius Weyers
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