This weekend you can catch two Afrikaans movies at the cinemas as well as some cool movies to catch on South African VoD services like and BoxOffice:

Ster-Kinekor and NuMetro Cinemas

Dis Êk, Anna


Dis Êk, Anna is based on a book by the same title by Anchien Troskie. The book is loosely based upon Trosksie’s traumatic childhood and centres around a girl named Anna Bruwer who murders her stepfather and sexual abuser.

Die Pro

Another Afrikaans movie that is based on a book, Die Pro follows the story of a matriculant surfer, Tiaan, who lost his best friend, Dirkie, during the December holidays in a surfing accident. He is forced to get back on to his surf board by Dirkie‘s twin sister who wants to enter a surfing competition and requires Tiaan‘s help to succeed.


Directed by Baltasar Kormákur (Contraban) and staring Jake Gyllenhaal and Emily Watson, this epic thriller is based on the true events of the 1996 Mount Everest disaster when 12 people died trying to reach the summit, making it one of the deadliest seasons in history. The movie promises to deliver beautiful shots and will be a visual treat, especially for IMAX movie-goers.



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The Terminator

Watch the original 1984 movie in which Arnold Schwarzenegger portrays his iconic role as the cyborg assassin known as The Terminator.

She’s All That

If you’re feeling 90s nostalgic then She’s All That is the perfect movie for you. is a VoD service that launched this week in South Africa and offers a decent amount of series and movies to choose from so far.

American Sniper

Bradley Cooper and Sienna Miller star in this action drama directed by Clint Eastwood about a Navy SEAL sniper who is haunted by the war.

Jupiter Ascending

Andy and Lana Wachowski (The Matrix trilogy) wrote and directed this sci-fi adventure about an intergalactic heiress who must save the world.

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Mad Max: Fury Road

Tom Hardy portrays the role of Mad Max in this movie directed by George Miller about a rebel (portrayed by Charlize Theron) who leads a group of female prisoners in search of her homeland.

Green Lantern

Ryan Reynolds portrays the role of Hal Jordon, a rebellious and reckless pilot who is given an alien ring that grants him super powers.

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