Feature Film, Afrikaans (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)



1. The Harvesters (2018)

102 min | Drama

6.8
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South Africa, Free State region, isolated stronghold to the Afrikaans white ethnic minority culture. In this conservative farming territory obsessed with strength and masculinity, Janno is ... See full summary »

Director: Etienne Kallos | Stars: Brent Vermeulen, Alex van Dyk, Juliana Venter, Morné Visser

Votes: 452

2. The Gods Must Be Crazy II (1989)

PG | 98 min | Comedy

6.9
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6 people comically meet in the Kalahari desert: a female NYC lawyer flying with a local zoologist/pilot in a mini-plane, a Cuban and an African soldier taking each other POW, a Boer elephant poacher and a bushman looking for his 2 sons.

Director: Jamie Uys | Stars: N!xau, Lena Farugia, Hans Strydom, Eiros

Votes: 15,265 | Gross: $6.29M

3. Number 37 (2018)

100 min | Thriller

6.3
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78 Metascore

Entrapped in his apartment, Randal Hendricks, a recent paraplegic, is given a gift of binoculars by his devoted girlfriend, Pam. But Randal is in financial debt to Emmie, a sadistic loan ... See full summary »

Director: Nosipho Dumisa | Stars: Irshaad Ally, Ephram Gordon, Amrain Ismail-Essop, Elton Landrew

Votes: 334

4. A Dry White Season (1989)

R | 106 min | Drama, Thriller

7.0
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68 Metascore

A white middle class South African suburbanite with no interest in politics agrees to help his black gardener find his jailed son. His investigation opens his eyes to the horrors committed by the secret police and turns him into a target.

Director: Euzhan Palcy | Stars: Donald Sutherland, Janet Suzman, Zakes Mokae, Jürgen Prochnow

Votes: 4,710 | Gross: $3.77M

5. Griekwastad (2020)

Crime | Post-production

In 2012, Deon Steenkamp was murdered along with his wife Christel and their teenage daughter Marthella on their farm Naauwhoek. GRIEKWASTAD, based on the bestselling true crime novel by ... See full summary »

Director: Jozua Malherbe | Stars: Arnold Vosloo, Daniah De Villiers, Sisanda Henna, Rolanda Marais

6. Moffie (2019)

99 min | Drama, Romance, War

7.4
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Nicholas has long known he is different, that there is something shameful and unacceptable in him that must stay hidden, denied even. But South Africa's minority government are embroiled in... See full summary »

Director: Oliver Hermanus | Stars: Kai Luke Brummer, Ryan de Villiers, Matthew Vey, Stefan Vermaak

Votes: 126

7. Hunting Emma (2017)

TV-14 | 102 min | Action, Thriller

5.8
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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: Leandie du Randt, Neels van Jaarsveld, Tim Theron, Bouwer Bosch

Votes: 894

8. Poppie Nongena (2020)

Biography, Drama | Completed

Based on the Elsa Joubert novel "The Long Journey of Poppie Nongena", regarded as one of the best African novels of the twentieth century.

Director: Christiaan Olwagen | Stars: Anna-Mart van der Merwe, Rolanda Marais, Clementine Mosimane, Thembalethu Ntuli

10. Kanarie (2018)

Unrated | 123 min | Drama, Musical, War

7.8
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A coming-of-age war musical about a small town boy who gets chosen to serve his compulsory two year military training in the South African Defence Force Choir and Concert group- known as ... See full summary »

Director: Christiaan Olwagen | Stars: Schalk Bezuidenhout, Hannes Otto, Germandt Geldenhuys, Gérard Rudolf

Votes: 260

11. As Jy Sing (2013)

108 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

6.6
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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: 101

12. Fiela se Kind (2019)

Drama

6.6
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A coloured woman living in the arid Karoo takes in a lost white child and raises him as her own. Nine years later, the boy is removed and forced to live in the Knysna Forest with a family of woodcutters who claim that he is theirs.

Director: Brett Michael Innes | Stars: Drikus Volschenk, Zenobia Kloppers, Melissa Willering, Carla Classen

Votes: 43

13. Sonskyn Beperk (2016)

119 min | Drama

7.1
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Anya du Plessis returns to Philadelphia, South Africa from New York to repair the fractious relationship with her father Marius, and to help with the struggling farm. She finds her father's... See full summary »

Director: Maynard Kraak | Stars: Anelle Ludik, Neels van Jaarsveld, Andre Roothman, Vere Tindale

Votes: 23

14. Ballade vir 'n Enkeling (2015)

139 min | Mystery

7.7
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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: 312

15. Lost in the Desert (1969)

G | 81 min | Adventure, Drama, Thriller

6.9
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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: 357

16. 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: 91

17. Beauty (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: 1,609

18. 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: 85

19. Meerkat Maantuig (2017)

96 min | Drama, Fantasy

7.9
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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: 45

20. Ellen: Die storie van Ellen Pakkies (2018)

123 min | Drama

8.0
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Based on true events, Ellen tells of the troubled relationship between a mother and her drug-addicted son - a relationship that will eventually drive her to the edge and lead to his murder.... See full summary »

Director: Daryne Joshua | Stars: Jill Levenberg, Jarrid Geduld, Elton Landrew, Ilse Klink

Votes: 100

21. Four Corners (2013)

TV-MA | 119 min | Crime, Thriller

6.5
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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: 353

22. Institute Benjamenta, or This Dream That One Calls Human Life (1995)

105 min | Drama

7.1
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A young man goes to a school for servants run by a brother and sister. In the dreamlike and surreal world that he enters, how will his presence impact the people there and possibly even the school itself?

Directors: Stephen Quay, Timothy Quay | Stars: Mark Rylance, Alice Krige, Gottfried John, Daniel Smith

Votes: 1,665

23. An Act of Defiance (2017)

123 min | Biography

7.2
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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.

Director: Jean van de Velde | Stars: Peter Paul Muller, Antoinette Louw, José Domingos, Conrad Kemp

Votes: 407

24. 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: 158

25. 3 Needles (2005)

Not Rated | 127 min | Drama

6.4
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48 Metascore

A three-paneled look at the worldwide AIDS crisis. Three tragic stories taking place in South Africa, China and Montreal.

Director: Thom Fitzgerald | Stars: Chloë Sevigny, Lucy Liu, Shawn Ashmore, Mabel Adams

Votes: 1,257

26. Tess (I) (2016)

86 min | Drama

6.8
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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: 200

27. Flatland (2019)

117 min | Adventure, Western

5.9
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A contemporary Western, a journey of self-discovery for three different but equally trapped women. A portrait of femininity against a hostile land, questioning what it means to be a woman today in South Africa and the world at large.

Director: Jenna Cato Bass | Stars: Faith Baloyi, Nicole Fortuin, Izel Bezuidenhout, De Klerk Oelofse

Votes: 101

28. Ander Mens (2019)

99 min | Comedy

6.8
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A side-splitting action comedy, with a series of unfortunate events happening to a very unfortunate and mediocre man. Daniel Niemand is the kind of dumpy little sad-sack that even flies ... See full summary »

Director: Quentin Krog | Stars: James Borthwick, Bennie Fourie, Laudo Liebenberg, Frank Opperman

Votes: 10

29. Wonderlus (2017)

116 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.3
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A wedding goes awry and the morning after, friends and foes need to piece together the puzzle of the night before. In search of answers, a groom needs to pursue the love of his life, a ... See full summary »

Director: Johan Cronje | Stars: Mila Guy, Edwin van der Walt, Lea Vivier, Stiaan Smith

Votes: 98

30. Bakgat! (2008)

Not Rated | 96 min | Comedy

6.3
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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: 267

31. Vaselinetjie (2017)

98 min | Drama

7.0
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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: 69

32. Stoute Boudjies (2010)

90 min | Comedy

5.4
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An Afrikaans sex comedy which follows the adventures of a third-year student and his buddy at their holiday job. Desperate to lose his virginity, he hooks up with a hot babe for some hanky ... See full summary »

Director: Willie Esterhuizen | Stars: Albert de Villiers, Angelique Pretorius, Gerhard Odendaal, Andrew Thompson

Votes: 61

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

140 min | Crime, Drama

7.9
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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, Gantane Kusch, Tarryn Wyngaard, Dann Jaques Mouton

Votes: 181

34. Semi-Soet (2012)

107 min | Comedy, Romance

7.0
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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: 407

35. Lipstiek Dipstiek (1994)

96 min | Comedy

7.1
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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: 79

36. Sew the Winter to My Skin (2018)

118 min | Action, Adventure

6.2
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In a racially-charged and violent 1950's rural South Africa, a liberal journalist recounts the epic chase, edge-of-your-seat capture and intriguing trial of a flamboyant, native "Robin Hood... See full summary »

Director: Jahmil X.T. Qubeka | Stars: Kandyse McClure, Peter Kurth, David James, Antoinette Louw

Votes: 65

37. Blood and Glory (2016)

Not Rated | 136 min | Drama, History, Sport

6.5
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Set during the Anglo Boer War, prisoners of war take a stand against their captors

Director: Sean Else | Stars: Stian Bam, Charlotte Salt, Grant Swanby, Patrick Connolly

Votes: 173

38. Karate Kallie (2009)

90 min | Comedy, Romance

6.8
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An Afrikaans story about a chubby 17-year old (Kallie) who struggles to fit in in his new school. On top of that, luck has it that he falls in love with the school bully's sister.

Director: Wimpie van der Merwe | Stars: Wynand van Vollenstee, Leani Lerm, Shaun Heath, Ruan Smith

Votes: 37

39. The Pro (2015)

90 min | Drama

6.7
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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: 115

40. Jonathan: Die Movie (2016)

100 min | Comedy

7.6
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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: 39

41. Wolwedans in die Skemer (2012)

94 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

5.5
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Shrouded in a veil of mystery, Sonja Daneel arrives at the luxurious Hotel Njala, which belongs to the Joubert family, to start as the establishment's new receptionist. However, following a... See full summary »

Director: Jozua Malherbe | Stars: Rolanda Marais, David Louw, Gérard Rudolf, Desiré Gardner

Votes: 138

42. Vir Altyd (2016)

100 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.2
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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: 330

43. 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: 662

44. Platteland (2011)

120 min | Action, Drama, Music

6.3
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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: 144

45. Somer Son (2015)

93 min | Comedy, Drama

5.0
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A thirty something couple decide to break away on a last gasp holiday in an attempt to get their marital spark back. A dream holiday in paradise might be the answer but an accident along the way sends them on an unexpected adventure.

Director: Clinton Lubbe | Stars: Reynard Slabbert, Juanita de Villiers, Bok van Blerk, Hanna Grobler

Votes: 33

46. The Story of Racheltjie De Beer (2019)

History

7.2
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South African wilderness 1800's. Five years after their mother died, Rachel, a girl on the cusp of adolescence and 5-year-old Jamie find themselves on their way to the virgin gold fields ... See full summary »

Director: Matthys Boshoff | Stars: Marius Weyers, Sandra Prinsloo, Antoinette Louw, Stian Bam

Votes: 12

47. Knysna (2014)

100 min | Comedy, Romance

6.1
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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: 80

48. For the Birds (2016)

121 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.9
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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, Lara Kinnear, Bennie Fourie

Votes: 211

49. Kampterrein (2017)

94 min | Comedy

7.5
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The peace at a beautiful resort is being disturbed by a handful of very different characters - each with the own agenda, with hilarious results.

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

Votes: 79

50. Pretville (2012)

91 min | Musical

5.0
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Pretville is a fictional town where everything is possible and where interesting things happen.

Director: Linda Korsten | Stars: Marlee van der Merwe, Eugene Jensen, Marno van der Merwe, Lizelle de Klerk

Votes: 29


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