15 Best South African Movies on Netflix (2023)

South Africa isn’t left out when it comes to delivering a quality and interesting cinema experience. Most filmmakers in the country know how to make entertaining movies that can keep movie lovers at a spot (right in front of their television) for a long time. There are thousands of South African movies out there, but only a handful have made it to Netflix’s best movies list.

These films are actually not your regular movies; they are pure cinematic brilliance. They hit all the right notes and are audience favorites. We consciously selected these movies based on several factors that are fair enough, some of which include their plots, performances at the box office, characters, and then rating by both viewers and critics.

Best South African Movies On Netflix Right Now

1. Gangster’s Paradise; Jerusalema

  • Country: South Africa
  • Director: Ralph Ziman
  • Cast members: Rapulana Seiphhemo, Jeffery Zekele, Robert Hobbs, and Mzawandile Ngubeni
  • Year Released: 2008
  • Language: English and Zulu

First on our list of best South African movies on Netflix is none other than Gangster’s Paradise; Jerusalema. This crime film was inspired by the true-life story of Lucky Kunene, an underworld figure in the 1990s who took over the real estate business of Hillbrow in Johannesburg. Ralph Ziman started interviewing people such as policemen and social workers who could confirm the story of what really took place then – the script of the film Jerusalema was written based on his findings.

With a duration of 1h 58 min, the film was submitted to the Academy Awards and qualified as a Best Foreign Language Film nominee. It made an incredible hit on Box Office but generated only $400,00 instead of $2 million that was the film’s budget.

On the 11th of February 2008, Jerusalema premiered at the Berlin International Film Festival, and it was commercially released on the 29th of August 2008 to warm reception by the public. The movie centers on the life of street hoodlums. It follows an innocent Soweto boy, who is also a victim of circumstance, as he plunged into the world of crime, greed, and power. He eventually worked his way up the gangster ladder to become the hoodlum of Hillbrow.

2. Mrs. Right Guy

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  • Country: South Africa
  • Director: Adze Ugah
  • Cast members: Dineo Moeketsi, Lehasa Moloi, Thapelo Mokoena, Tau Maserumule, Thando Thabethe, Boity Thulo, Yonda Thomas, among others.
  • Year Released: 2016
  • Language: English

This movie is a romantic comedy that introduces us to a young lady called Gugu, who has been hurt by someone she once loved and trusted. This makes her keep men at arm’s length, not letting anyone close to her lest they hurt her. But she soon realized that not all men are the same; to be truly loved, you have to be willing to get hurt and vulnerable. But the big question remains, will she let anyone in?

The work highlights the struggles most successful women face in our everyday society trying to find the right man while protecting their hearts and dignity.Though this movie is South African, its director is actually Nigerian. The producer and writer is a woman, Mkopi Shale, who began her career in 1998 as a radio drama actress.

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3. Pop, Lock, ‘n Roll

  • Country: South Africa
  • Director: Ziggy Hofmeyr
  • Cast members: Maurice Paige, Yasriah Bhelz, Lionel Newton, Tarryn Alberts, Sandile Sand Zulu, Duane Lawrence, and others.
  • Year Released: 2017
  • Language: English

The movie elements include dance and hip pop. Pop, Lock, ‘n Roll showcases South Africa as a country with diverse and vibrant culture, language, and heritage. It also highlights the rate at which gun violence and crime rate are on the rise in South Africa.

Following the release of this movie, it was widely accepted by viewers and critics alike, especially because of its killer dance moves.The movie is a romantic drama that centers on a young man’s life with the ambitions of becoming a successful hip-pop dancer, but things changed after he met and fell in love with a producer’s wife.

4. Blood Lions

  • Country: South Africa
  • Directors: Bruce Young, Nick Chevallier
  • Cast members: Ian Michler, Rick Swazey
  • Year Released: 2015
  • Language: English

This movie is a documentary about canned lion hunting in South Africa, where lions are kept and purposefully bred for the sake of sports hunting by most wealthy from South Africa and other countries.It opens as Rick buys a South African lion online from his home in Hawaii, after which he traveled to South Africa to see for himself and engage in the hunting activity. The movie also shows how lucrative and enticing it is to breed lions.

The documentary seeks to shed light on canned lion hunting and how wrong such an act is. Environmental journalist Ian Michler has been researching this practice since 1999, and the film also shows him going to different breeding grounds to witness the impact this practice is having on caged lions and other animals.

The movie also shows how resentful these farmers are towards the journalist for asking many questions and how many of them make so much money from this franchise. Blood Lions makers call upon groups and individuals to join in the campaign against breeding lions just for the bullet.

5. District 9

  • Country: South Africa, USA, and Australia.
  • Director: Neill Blomkamp
  • Cast members: Sharlto Copley, Jason Cope, David James, Vanessa Haywood Mandla Gaduka, and others.
  • Year Released: 2009
  • Language: English

District 9 occupies the 3rd position among the 15 best South African movies on Netflix. Events in South Africa during the time of apartheid at Cape Town’s District Six inspired the locations and the title of this movie. After its release, it gained lots of publicity, with many people from different cities and countries loving it. It got a spot in Box Office and gained an income of about $210 million and numerous awards nominations, including four Academy Award nominations for Best Film Editing, Best Adapted Screenplay, and Best picture.

This science-fiction film begins in an alternate 1982 when a ship belonging to aliens appears over South Africa in Johannesburg. The ship contained a colony of malnourished suffering insectoid aliens. So, when the government of South Africa finds out, they confined them to an internment camp, and this camp was called District 9.

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Some twenty years later, the government moves the aliens from the camp to another location, but one of the aliens named Christopher Johnson intends to escape with his son to return to his planet. While trying to do so, he meets one of the people responsible for the relocation named Wikus Van Merwe. Will he assist or turn him in?

6. A Lucky Man

  • Country: South Africa
  • Director: Gordon Clark
  • Cast members: Jarrid Geduld, Levi du Plooy, Keenan Arrison, Tauriq Jenkins, Travis Snyders, Ya’qoob Isaacs, and others.
  • Year Released: 2013
  • Language: English

This movie is a crime drama based on the true-life story of South Africa’s Ernie ‘Lastig’ Solomon. It centers around a gangster who deals with his life’s choices and the morality and identity of his life. He grew up in Cape Town as an outcast and became notorious.The movie generally depicts the life of a man struggling to find himself and his identity, always looking over his shoulder in fear and uncertainty.

7. Pretville

  • Country: South Africa
  • Director: Linda Korsten
  • Cast members: Marlee Van der Merwe, Eugene Jensen, Marno Vander Merwe, Lizelle de klerk, Steve Hofmeryr and others.
  • Year Released: 2012
  • Language: Afrikaans
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It’s no surprise that Pretville made it to our list of best South African movies. This project is a musical film set in the 50s with colorful and fun-filled dance and music. It is also laced with a bit of romance, making it interesting.

The film is about the small town of Pretville and a young lady that lives therein with her Ouma Sarie and her mother. She was magnificent and attractive, making many people love her, including two young men who desired to befriend her.It also shows her mother, as she struggles with old feelings for an old friend after returning to the town after twenty-five years.

Pretville was well received and loved by many people because of its storyline, music, and dance. It won the Golden Horn Award for Best Achievement in Costume, Golden Horn Award for Best Achievement in Makeup, and Golden Horn Award for Best Production Design in a Feature Film.

8. Hopeville

  • Country: South Africa
  • Director: John Trengove
  • Cast members: Themba Ndaba, Desmond Dube, Terry Pheto, Jody Abrahams, Junior Singo, Mary Twala, Jonathan Pienaar, and others.
  • Year Released: 2010
  • Language: English

This movie is a drama with a heart-touching story about family and apartheid in South Africa. It is about a man trying to improve his relationship with his son after returning to the town of Hopeville together.Amos, a recovering alcoholic who is trying to mend his relationship with his child, decided to salvage and fix a swimming pool that was abandoned and unused for a long time.

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He decided to do this in other to help his son realize his swimming dreams. However, his son Themba isn’t happy that he has to live with his father due to his mother’s death. Hopeville was accepted widely after its production and later won an Africa Movie Academy Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role.

9. Cold Harbour

  • Country: South Africa
  • Director: Carey McKenzie
  • Cast members: Tony Kgoroge, Fana Mokoena, Deon Lotz and Nan Yu.
  • Year Released: 2013
  • Language(s): Afrikaans, English, and Xhosa.

The film is a crime drama that mirrors the rise of gangs and violence in South Africa and the predicaments of the poor and lowly and what they pass through to survive. It opens with a dead man’s body that was washed up ashore on the beach. An ambitious policeman was hired to investigate the case and bring the perpetrator to book.

10. She Is King

  • Country: South Africa
  • Director: Gersh Kgamedi
  • Cast Members: Khanyi Mbau, Khabonina Qubeka, Gugu Zulu, Mandisa Nduna, Aubrey Poo, Sophia Ndaba, Mbuso Kgarebe.
  • Year Released: 2017
  • Language: English

She Is King remains one of the best South African movies of all time. The film is a feel-good movie that leaves one feeling great mainly because of its exhibition of the indigenous culture and traditions of the Zulu people. It also has a twist of love and secrets and promotes girl power, hard work, and determination in the face of hardship.

The film follows a young lady with a singing talent who decided to take her talent to the next level after portraying a Zulu queen in a musical. She eventually left her little town for the big city of Johannesburg to become a performer and a grown woman.

11. Wonder Boy For President

  • County: South Africa
  • Director: John Barker
  • Cast members: Kagiso Lediga, Tony Miyambo, Ntosh Madlingozi, Thishiwe Ziqubu, Lara Lipschitz and others.
  • Year Released: 2016
  • Language: English

This film is a “mockumentary” depicting the political dynamics and challenges of politics in South Africa. It follows a young charming, and charismatic man from the Eastern Cape who was influenced and tricked into running for president by two selfish and corrupt individuals.

The political comedy movie premiered at the Durban International Film Festival on the 17th of June 2016 and was generally accepted and loved by many for its humorous content.

13. Nothing for Mahala

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  • Country: South Africa
  • Director: Rolie Nikiwe
  • Cast members: Thapelo Mokaena, Mmabtho Montsho, Marius Weyers, Shoki Makgapa, Keneth Nkotsi and others.
  • Year Released: 2013
  • Language: English

Nothing for Mahala!, yet another work on our list of best South African movies. This movie is a comedy work about a man called Alex who lives a fast-paced life chasing after money and wealth, and in the process, gets into trouble with the law. He is then sentenced to 200 hours of community service at a nursing home.

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Alex finds himself intrigued by the beautiful and nice manager who has values totally different from his there. He also meets a grumpy older man, whom he is assigned to who lives in regret for spending his whole life chasing money and now finds himself sad, miserable, and alone. All these discoveries leave Alex wondering if he has been going after the wrong things in life all this time.

The film is a feel-good film and is enjoyed by many viewers. It was nominated for Golden Horn Award for the Best Achievement in Sound Design in a Feature Film and Africa Movie Academy Award for Best Sound.

13. 8

  • Country: South Africa
  • Director: Harold Holscher
  • Cast Members: Keita Luna, Inge Beckmann, Tshamana Sebe, Chris April, Sandiwe Magona, Garth Breytenbach and others.
  • Year Released: 2019, 2020.
  • Language: English

This horror film is also called The Soul Collector. It is a South African movie based on folklore and myth. This spooky film revolves around Willaims, who moves his family and his niece he recently adopted after her parents died to the countryside in an old farmhouse that he inherited from his late father.

While Williams was trying to fix up the old house, unknown to them, an old man named Lazarus is roaming the property with a dark secret that could destroy them all – a deed he now regrets and seeks atonement for.The film is much loved by its viewers because most South Africans easily relate to it. It premiered in 2019 at the Joburg Film Festival.

14. Catching Feelings

  • Country: South Africa
  • Director: Kagiso Lediga
  • Cast members: Pearl Thusi, Kagiso Lediga, Andrew Buckland, Akin Omotosa, Precious Makgaretsa
  • Year Released: 2017
  • Language: English

This is a romantic drama that centers on a city young college professor and writer and his wife living together in their home until they invited a celebrated older writer who is hedonistic to stay with them. As a result, he turns their lives upside down.The movie is widely accepted and has received favorable critics from different sites, and holds an approval rating of 100%.

15. Tsotsi

  • Country: South Africa
  • Director: Gavin Hood
  • Cast members: Presley Chweneyagae, Terry Pheo, Mothusi Magano, Kenneth Nkosi, Zenzo Ngqobe
  • Year: 2005
  • Languages: English, Afrikaans, Zulu, Xhosa

Last but not least on our list of best South African movies on Netflix is Tsotsi. This film is a crime drama, which introduces us to a young man (Tsotsi), who went through a lot from when his mother died of a terminal illness. This resulted in him running away at a young age to escape from his abusive father and later ended up in a slum where they had to do horrible things to survive.

After getting involved with a murder committed by his friend, he hijacks a car, shooting the lady who owns the car. Not knowing that there is a three-month-old baby in the car, he then looked for ways to care for the infant.The movie depicts street children living in the slums of South Africa and how they manage to survive and fend for themselves. It was widely accepted and loved by its viewers.

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FAQs

What's popular on Netflix South Africa? ›

Top 10 By Country
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2Fate: The Winx Saga: Season 21
3The Imperfects: Season 12
4Narco-Saints: Season 11
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What's the top 10 on Netflix right now? ›

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  • TV Series.
  • Cobra Kai.
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  • Sins of Our Mother.
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  • In the Dark.
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  • Father Stu.
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Are there any Afrikaans movies on Netflix? ›

Sadly, after searching long and hard, we found that there are hardly any Afrikaans movies on Netflix. They did have a larger selection at one point, but many of those movies have since been removed from the platform. The good news is, Amazon Prime does have lots of popular Afrikaans movies, available to rent or buy.

What is the #1 movie listed on Netflix currently? ›

End of the Road

How many movies are on Netflix South Africa? ›

Compared to other countries, SA Netflix subscribers have access to a solid collection of more than 5,400 movies and series available to watch.

How much is Netflix per month in South Africa? ›

In South Africa, the Netflix service is available in four different packages. You can either get the standard package for R159 per month or the premium package for R199 per month. Netflix began testing mobile payment services in 2020 as part of the company's mobile payment testing program.

Which country Netflix is best? ›

SurfShark found that Netflix in the United States has the most titles overall—5,879 movies and shows—while Canada has the biggest catalog of movies specifically, with 4,043 films.

Which country has the best Netflix 2022? ›

Countries with most content available on Netflix worldwide as of April 2022
CharacteristicNumber of movies and TV shows combined
Singapore6,427
Canada6,299
Bermuda6,273
Gibraltar6,156
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Where is Netflix most popular? ›

The United States remained Netflix's leading market in the second quarter of 2021.

Are there any African shows on Netflix? ›

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  • Young, Famous & African.
  • Ludik.
  • Justice Served.
  • How to Ruin Christmas.
  • King of Boys: The Return of the King.
  • African Knock Out Show.
  • Queen Sono.
  • The Kingdom.

Where can I watch South African movies? ›

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  • Showmax. ...
  • Google Play. ...
  • Prime Video from Amazon. ...
  • Vodacom's Video Play.

Where can I watch South African shows? ›

Here are a few South African streaming services you can watch abroad with a VPN:
  • SABC.
  • eTV.
  • Soweto TV.
  • SuperSport.
  • M-Net.
  • Mzansi Magic.
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What are the most trending movies right now? ›

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  • #3. Pearl (2022) 88% #3. ...
  • #4. Pinocchio (2022) 27% #4. ...
  • #5. See How They Run (2022) 70% #5. ...
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Is there anything good on Netflix? ›

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  • Stranger Things.
  • Breaking Bad.
  • Manifest.
  • Squid Game.
  • The Last Kingdom.
  • You.
  • Virgin River.
  • Inventing Anna.

Why is Netflix Limited in South Africa? ›

When they see that you are in South Africa they only make a limited amount of content available to you and not the huge amount of shows and movies that are available in the US. This is because it costs Netflix money to license content every time they make it available in a different region.

How much does Netflix pay for a movie? ›

Netflix doesn't publicly disclose its deals, but from what we managed to gather around the Internet, Netflix is currently paying between $100 and $250 million for blockbuster movies, while popular TV shows with multiple seasons have budgets that range from $300 to $500 million.

What is the difference between American and South African Netflix? ›

Netflix US vs Netflix South Africa

American Netflix is way ahead of South African Netflix in terms of content titles. US Netflix has 4593 movies and 1157 shows, whereas Netflix South African movies are only 466 and 201 shows. This is the main comparison of Netflix USA vs South Africa.

How can I get Netflix free? ›

You can get Netflix for free on eligible plans from T-Mobile, which includes Magenta and Magenta Max. Terms and conditions apply, though, with one of them being that you'll need two or more lines on your account to get Netflix for free.

Which is best Netflix or Showmax? ›

Although Showmax does have well known series and movies, Netflix takes the cake when it comes to the classics. When it comes to adding new movies and series for viewers to binge, Netflix and Showmax are pretty tied up. Both streaming services can be a little slow when it comes to timeous releases.

How many people have Netflix in South Africa? ›

To date however, the streaming platform has a whopping 214 million subscribers worldwide, with 337 000 of them in South Africa.

What is Netflix's most watched show? ›

Although, even after it accumulated more than one billion hours of viewing, Stranger Things still couldn't topple Squid Game as the most popular Netflix show of all time.
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Most watched Netflix shows
  • Ozark season 4: 491.1 million hours.
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  • 13 Reasons Why season 1: 475.6 million hours.
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Which country has free Netflix? ›

Netflix Free Subscription: One of the biggest and most popular streaming platforms in the world, Netflix, has announced to offer a free subscription of its mobile plan in Kenya. With this, users in the market will get access to about a quarter of TV shows and movies streaming on the platform.

What countries do not have Netflix? ›

Netflix is not available in China, Crimea, North Korea, Russia, and Syria.

What is the most viewed series on Netflix 2022? ›

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  • Peaky Blinders – 12,614 Points. ...
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  • Business Proposal – 20,454 Points. ...
  • All Of Us Are Dead – 26,811 Points. ...
  • Manifest – 31,344 Points. ...
  • Stranger Things – 59,351 Points.
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Which Netflix has the most movies? ›

Key Findings. The United States has the most titles with 5,879 (4,035 movies and 1,844 TV series) and Canada has the biggest movie catalogue with 4,043 films.

Is Netflix the same in every country? ›

Netflix is available in over 190 countries around the world. Each country has its own catalog of original and licensed TV shows and movies. The country on your account can't be changed unless you move to a new one. If you have moved recently, see Traveling or moving with Netflix for details.

What's hot on Netflix right now? ›

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Which is the No 1 series in the world? ›

Game of Thrones (2011–2019)

What age uses Netflix the most? ›

The median age of Netflix's core subscribers is between 35 and 44. Back in 2015, Americans between 18 and 34 years old made up the largest share of the platform's audience. Today, Generation X and Millennials form the core Netflix viewership, statistics show.

What are African movie called? ›

Nollywood” is a derivation of both “Bollywood,” a nickname for the Indian film industry, and “Hollywood,” the former center of production for movies in the United States. Nollywood encompasses Nigerian movies made on the African continent and film sub-industries in the African diaspora.

What is African cinema called? ›

In Africa, recent years have seen an expansion of a remarkable amount of productions thanks to digital technologies. The case of "Nollywood", with around 2,500 films made each year, is exemplary in this respect. It has enabled the emergence of a local industry of production and distribution with its own economic model.

Does it snow in South Africa? ›

Snow is a rare occurrence, with snowfall having been experienced in May 1956, August 1962, June 1964, September 1981, August 2006 (light), on 27 June 2007, accumulating up to 10 centimetres (3.9 in) in the southern suburbs, and most recently on 7 August 2012.

Where can I watch free movies in South Africa? ›

Below are some of the best-known free video streaming services available in South Africa.
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  • eVOD. ...
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How much does Showmax cost per month? ›

Connect at home to watch back-to-back episodes of the best local and international series, movies and kids shows on Showmax for only R99 per month. 14-day free trial may apply. Bring entertainment to your home for just R99 per month.

Does Netflix have Afrikaans shows? ›

Wie is Daan Ludik? #Ludik coming to Netflix 26 August. The Afrikaans series follows Daan Ludik (Vosloo), a family man with a secret who tries to drag his empire out of a scandalous mess.

What should I watch Showmax 2022? ›

Highly anticipated, brand-new shows from Barry Season 3 to The Handmaid's Tale Season 5 are among the best series to binge on Showmax in 2022. These are the most highly anticipated series hitting Showmax subscribers' screen in 2022.

Can I watch Showmax for free? ›

Showmax Free gives you a chance to watch our great entertainment offering at no cost, and with no commitments. Showmax Free features a selection of ad-supported local and international series, movies and more. Downloads aren't available but you can watch online anytime, on any screen.

Who is the owner of Showmax? ›

MultiChoice Group

Which movie has highest rating in 2021? ›

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  • #6. CODA. 94% #6. ...
  • #7. Raya and the Last Dragon. 94% #7. ...
  • #8. West Side Story. 91% #8.

What is considered the best movie of all time? ›

The Godfather (1972) was voted number 1 by Entertainment Weekly's readers in 1999 and voted as number 1 in a Time Out readers' poll in 1998. The film was voted the "Greatest Movie of All Time" in September 2008 by 10,000 readers of Empire magazine, 150 people from the movie business, and 50 film critics.

What is the most trending movie in 2022? ›

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How do you get top 10 on Netflix? ›

When you open Netflix, navigate to either the “Movies” or “TV Shows” tab. The Top Ten list, which includes both Netflix's own content and licensed movies and shows, appears as a specially-designed row in different places on each tab.

What is the 1st world in 2022? ›

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1Top Gun: MaverickAction
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3Jurassic World: DominionAction
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What should I watch on Netflix South Africa? ›

#1 this week.
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Top 10 By Country.
#TV in South AfricaWeeks in Top 10
1Cobra Kai: Season 52
2Fate: The Winx Saga: Season 21
3The Imperfects: Season 12
4Narco-Saints: Season 11
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What are the top 10 on Netflix? ›

Global Top 10
#TV (English)Weeks in Top 10
1Cobra Kai: Season 52
2Fate: The Winx Saga: Season 21
3The Crown: Season 12
4The Imperfects: Season 12
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What are some hidden gems on Netflix? ›

The best hidden gems on Netflix right now
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Are there any African shows on Netflix? ›

Watch In One Weekend
  • Young, Famous & African.
  • Ludik.
  • Justice Served.
  • How to Ruin Christmas.
  • King of Boys: The Return of the King.
  • African Knock Out Show.
  • Queen Sono.
  • The Kingdom.

Does Netflix have Encanto? ›

Rent Encanto (2021) on DVD and Blu-ray - DVD Netflix.

How much does Showmax cost per month? ›

Connect at home to watch back-to-back episodes of the best local and international series, movies and kids shows on Showmax for only R99 per month. 14-day free trial may apply. Bring entertainment to your home for just R99 per month.

Why is New Girl not on Netflix? ›

The reason New Girl didn't leave Netflix is that it was licensed to Netflix not by 21st Century Fox, but by Disney-ABC Domestic Television. In which case, we should be looking to other ABC shows licensed to Netflix as to when it leaves. In the case of Once Upon A Time and Galavant which have recently departed.

What are African movie called? ›

Nollywood” is a derivation of both “Bollywood,” a nickname for the Indian film industry, and “Hollywood,” the former center of production for movies in the United States. Nollywood encompasses Nigerian movies made on the African continent and film sub-industries in the African diaspora.

Where can I watch South African movies? ›

So without any further ado, here are Home-Connect's fave SA streaming services.
  • Netflix. Netflix has been around for a while now but we still love it! ...
  • Showmax. ...
  • Google Play. ...
  • Prime Video from Amazon. ...
  • Vodacom's Video Play.

What is African cinema called? ›

In Africa, recent years have seen an expansion of a remarkable amount of productions thanks to digital technologies. The case of "Nollywood", with around 2,500 films made each year, is exemplary in this respect. It has enabled the emergence of a local industry of production and distribution with its own economic model.

Will there be an Encanto 2? ›

Encanto 2: A New Generation is an American animated musical fantasy comedy film produced by Walt Disney Animation Studios, and is the sequel to the 2021 film Encanto. It was released on August 25, 2024 in the United States and is the 63rd animated feature in the Disney Animated Canon.

Is Sing 2 on Netflix? ›

On Wednesday, June 22, Netflix announced that the hit theatrical film Sing 2 had begun streaming on the service after about six months of only being available on-demand.

Does Netflix have Moana? ›

Everyone looking for Moana's status on the streaming network should brace for an eye-opening and, unfortunately, less than an ideal tidal wave of a revelation. Moana is not available on Netflix.

Is Showmax or Netflix better? ›

Although Showmax does have well known series and movies, Netflix takes the cake when it comes to the classics. When it comes to adding new movies and series for viewers to binge, Netflix and Showmax are pretty tied up. Both streaming services can be a little slow when it comes to timeous releases.

How can I get Showmax for free? ›

Showmax launches free streaming – including series, movies and...
  1. Download and install the latest version of the Showmax app;
  2. Open the Showmax app and tap on the “more” menu icon;
  3. Switch on free mode;
  4. You will be automatically redirected to the home screen where you can then start watching free shows.
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How many GB is 2 hour movie? ›

On average at 1080p a 2 hour movie would use about 7 or 8 Gbps. If you were to watch a movie at a different quality like 720p, you would use about 0.9GB per hour. 2K and 4K would use about 3 GB and 7.2 GB an hour, which doesn't put into account other factors.

What shows are leaving Netflix in 2022? ›

The streaming service will no longer be the home for cherished TV series, including “Quantico,” “Saved by the Bell,” “Gotham” and “Dark Matter.” Netflix will also scrap classic titles, like “Catch Me If You Can,” “Mean Girls,” “Taxi Driver,” “Dirty Harry” and “Dumb and Dumber.”

What is leaving Netflix in May 2022? ›

Besides "first acts" to new films, you are also going to miss Hoarders Season 11 (though you shouldn't be hoarding episodes of Hoarders anyway); several Final Destination movies (but not all of them...?); all the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles movies; Ben Stiller's best comedy, Zoolander; and Hairspray - the one based on ...

Is Vampire Diaries leaving Netflix? ›

Bad news for Netflix subscribers who keep The Vampire Diaries playing on a loop. The long-running supernatural drama, which originally aired on The CW from 2009 to 2017, is no longer on the service. As of Sunday, Sept. 4, 2022, all eight seasons (and 171 episodes) are available on HBO Max and Peacock (sign up here).

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