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Here is a list of popular movies from South Africa, listed by popularity with movie trailers when available. All prominent movies shot in South Africa are included. This list of famous films made in South Africa includes additional information about the movies, such as who directed them and what genre they are. Any top rated movies made in South Africa should appear on this list, with the most well-known ones at the top. The most popular cinema of South Africa is included below, so if you see a movie that's missing then it probably isn't very well-known.

List features movies like District 9, Hotel Rwanda, The Avengers: Age of Ultron, and more. If you're ever wondered what movies were shot in South Africa, find out here!

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Mad Max: Fury Road is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Movies From South Africa
Mad Max: Fury Road Charlize Theron, Rosie Huntington-Whiteley, Tom Hardy

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The Avengers: Age of Ultron is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Movies From South Africa
The Avengers: Age of Ultron Scarlett Johansson, Robert Downey Jr., Cobie Smulders

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District 9 Sharlto Copley, Jed Brophy, Vanessa Haywood

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Blood Diamond Leonardo DiCaprio, Jennifer Connelly, Michael Sheen

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Hotel Rwanda Nick Nolte, Joaquin Phoenix, Don Cheadle

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The Gods Must Be Crazy Marius Weyers, Jamie Uys, Ken Gampu

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Invictus Morgan Freeman, Matt Damon, Langley Kirkwood

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Ali is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Movies From South Africa
Ali Will Smith, Jamie Foxx, Jada Pinkett Smith

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The Ghost and the Darkness Val Kilmer, Michael Douglas, Emily Mortimer

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Doomsday Rhona Mitra, Malcolm McDowell, Bob Hoskins

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The Dark Tower is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Movies From South Africa
The Dark Tower Idris Elba, Tom Taylor, Matthew McConaughey

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Full of It Carmen Electra, Kate Mara, Teri Polo

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Chappie is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Movies From South Africa
Chappie Hugh Jackman, Sigourney Weaver, Sharlto Copley

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Lord of War is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Movies From South Africa
Lord of War Nicolas Cage, Jared Leto, Ethan Hawke

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10,000 BC Camilla Belle, Omar Sharif, Cliff Curtis

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Blended is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Movies From South Africa
Blended Drew Barrymore, Adam Sandler, Bella Thorne

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50 Years! Of Love?

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Cry Freedom Denzel Washington, Kevin Kline, Julian Glover

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Catch a Fire Tim Robbins, Derek Luke, Marius Weyers

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A Drink in the Passage

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A Dry White Season Marlon Brando, Susan Sarandon, Donald Sutherland

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Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Movies From South Africa
Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom Idris Elba, Naomie Harris, Tony Kgoroge

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Who Am I? is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Movies From South Africa
Who Am I? Jackie Chan, Ed Nelson, Kane Kosugi

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The Gunman is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Movies From South Africa
The Gunman Sean Penn, Idris Elba, Javier Bardem

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Wild Geese Roger Moore, Richard Burton, Richard Harris

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The Last House on the Left is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous Movies From South Africa
The Last House on the Left Sara Paxton, Aaron Paul, Monica Potter

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A Million Colours Stelio Savante, Mpho Osei Tutu, Matshepo Maleme

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In My Country Samuel L. Jackson, Juliette Binoche, Brendan Gleeson

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The Giver is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous Movies From South Africa
The Giver Taylor Swift, Katie Holmes, Meryl Streep

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Lukas In Love 2 Brandon Manilow, Josh Elliot, Marc Vidal

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Chronicle is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous Movies From South Africa
Chronicle Michael B. Jordan, Dane DeHaan, Ashley Hinshaw

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The Mangler Robert Englund, Ted Levine, Danny Keough

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Friend Request is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous Movies From South Africa
Friend Request Alycia Debnam-Carey, William Moseley, Connor Paolo

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Free Willy: Escape from Pirate's Cove Beau Bridges, Bindi Irwin, Kevin Otto

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Alien from L.A. Kathy Ireland, William R. Moses, Thom Mathews

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Zulu is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous Movies From South Africa
Zulu Michael Caine, Stanley Baker, Jack Hawkins

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A Good Man in Africa Sean Connery, John Lithgow, Diana Rigg

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Resident Evil: The Final Chapt... is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous Movies From South Africa
Resident Evil: The Final Chapter Milla Jovovich, Ali Larter, Shawn Roberts

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Eye in the Sky is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous Movies From South Africa
Eye in the Sky Helen Mirren, Aaron Paul, Alan Rickman

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The Brothers Grimsby is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous Movies From South Africa
The Brothers Grimsby

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Accession Pethro Themba Mbole, Vusumuzi Ndumo, Nomsa Msiza

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Goodbye Bafana Diane Kruger, Joseph Fiennes, Dennis Haysbert

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Vehicle 19 is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous Movies From South Africa
Vehicle 19 Paul Walker, Michael Botha, Nazli George

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Cry, the Beloved Country James Earl Jones, Richard Harris, Charles S. Dutton

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Love Affairs Luke Hamill, Josh Elliot, Mark Zebro

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Hitman is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous Movies From South Africa
Hitman Olga Kurylenko, Timothy Olyphant, Dougray Scott

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Duma Eamonn Walker, Hope Davis, Campbell Scott

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Space Mutiny Cameron Mitchell, John Phillip Law, Reb Brown

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Rendition Reese Witherspoon, Meryl Streep, Jake Gyllenhaal