Best new South African Movies in 2022 & 2021 (Netflix, Prime, Hulu & Cinema List)


List of the latest South African movies in 2022 and the best South African movies of 2021 & the 2010's. Top South African movies to watch on Netflix, Hulu, Amazon Prime, Disney+ & other Streaming services, out on DVD/Blu-ray or in cinema's right now.

New South African movies in 2022 in Cinema & on VOD

Top movies up for release in 2022 in cinema and on VOD

Best South African movies on Netflix, Amazon Prime, Hulu, Disney+ or DVD in 2022

2021, 2020, 2019, 2018 and the 2010's best rated South African movies out on DVD, Bluray or streaming on VOD (Netflix, Amazon Prime, Hulu, Disney+ & More).
  • The Blue Mauritius

    DIRECTOR: Charles Henri Belleville
    CAST: Ricky Whittle, John Rhys-Davies & Thomas Kretschmann
    In this ensemble caper, a team of the most expert thieves from around the world gather together to pull off the ultimate heist. The five international criminal masterminds assemble in Cape Town to swipe one of the most expensive stamps in the world. Pulling off such a heist, however, will require some expert planning and great insight if this team hopes to prove their worth. This thrilling heist picture comes from director Camille Delamarre (Brick Mansions) and stars Anthony Mackie, John Rhys-Davies, Elodie Yung, Thomas Kretschmann, and Mathieu Kassovitz. Read more

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  • Moffie

    DIRECTOR: Oliver Hermanus
    CAST: Kai Luke Brummer, Ryan de Villiers & Matthew Vey
    When Nicholas Van der Swart (Kai Luke Brummer) finds himself drafted into the South African military, he quickly becomes aware of how his homosexuality is not acceptable and attempts to hide it. But he soon develops a relationship with Dylan Stassen (Ryan de Villiers) and his sexuality becomes all the harder to both hide and deny under the toxic atmosphere of Apartheid in 1980s South Africa. Based on the autobiographical novel by Andre Carl van der Merwe.
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  • Flatland

    DIRECTOR: Jenna Cato Bass
    CAST: Nicole Fortuin, De Klerk Oelofse & Sárközi Olivér
    In this contemporary Western, Natalie Jonkers finds herself on the wrong side of the law after a disaster at her wedding ends with an accidental death. Accused of murder, Natalie decides to take off to a small town in South Africa of the Karoo region. It is there that she learns to find herself and come to terms with his femininity in a harsh world that seems to be against women and how trapped a woman can feel in a hostile environment.
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  • Shepherds and Butchers

    DIRECTOR: Oliver Schmitz
    CAST: Andrea Riseborough Steve Coogan Garion Dowds
    British actor Steve Coogan stars in this powerful historical drama about a South African lawyer fighting for justice in a country still deeply divided by apartheid. Read more

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    RATING: 67/100

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  • Zulu

    DIRECTOR: Jérôme Salle
    CAST: Orlando Bloom Forest Whitaker Conrad Kemp
    Two policemen are investigating a case of murder of a woman that is most likely connected with the availability of a new illegal drug and disappearance of black children... Read more

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    RATING: 67/100

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  • Skoonheid

    DIRECTOR: Oliver Hermanus
    CAST: Deon Lotz Charlie Keegan Michelle Scott
    A man who is a father and a husband, has concealed his true sexual orientation and when he comes in contact with a friend's handsome son his frustration gives way to... Read more

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    RATING: 62/100

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  • The Bang Bang Club

    DIRECTOR: Oliver Hermanus
    CAST: Deon Lotz Charlie Keegan Michelle Scott
    A drama that is based on true experiences of four photographers who had covered the last few days of apartheid in South Africa. Read more

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    RATING: 62/100

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  • Shirley Adams

    DIRECTOR: Oliver Hermanus
    CAST: Denise Newman Keenan Arrison Emily Child
    Shirley Adams is a portrait of a mother's love and courage as the film depicts a true and unfortunate event of her life when her son was shot in the neck and ever... Read more

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    RATING: 67/100

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  • District 9

    DIRECTOR: Neill Blomkamp
    CAST: Sharlto Copley David James, Jason Cope
    District 9 is the covert security area where the extra terrestrials have been held and forced to live in slum like conditions; these aliens get a hope of escape in form... Read more

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    RATING: 80/100

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  • The Wound (Inxeba)

    DIRECTOR: John Trengove
    CAST: Nakhane Touré Bongile Mantsai Niza Jay Ncoyini
    The Wound, set for a spring 2017 release, is one of the very first Xhosa-spoken films ever. It deals with a young man partaking in a tribal rite of passage. Read more

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    RATING: 80/100

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After the abolishment of the Apartheid, South African movies slowly started to gain recognition internationally. Which movies we liked the best? Scroll down and find out.