Latest Movies & Showtimes - South Africa

Latest Movies & Showtimes - South Africa

Sonic the Hedgehog 2020
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Sonic the Hedgehog 2020

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7.1

Sonic the Hedgehog

1h 39m
A cop in the rural town of Green Hills will help Sonic escape from the government who is looking to capture him.
Showing in 47 cinemas
comedy
fantasy
sci-fi
action
adventure
family
6.9

Birds of Prey (And the Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn)

1h 49m
After splitting with the Joker, Harley Quinn joins superheroes Black Canary, Huntress and Renee Montoya to save a young girl from an evil crime lord.
Showing in 49 cinemas
action
crime
adventure
comedy
8.0

Little Women

2h 14m
Four sisters come of age in America in the aftermath of the Civil War.
Showing in 14 cinemas
drama
romance
6.9

Like a Boss

1h 23m
Two female friends with very different ideals decide to start a beauty company together. One is more practical, while the other wants to earn her fortune and live a lavish lifestyle.
Showing in 35 cinemas
comedy
6.4

Bad Boys for Life

2h 4m
Marcus Burnett is now a police inspector and Mike Lowery is in a midlife crisis. They unite again when an Albanian mercenary, whose brother they killed, promises them an important bonus.
Showing in 50 cinemas
thriller
action
crime

Onward

1h 43m
In a suburban fantasy world, two teenage elf brothers embark on an extraordinary quest to discover if there is still a little magic left out there.
Showing in 50 cinemas
animation
comedy
family
fantasy
adventure
8.0

1917

1h 59m
At the height of the First World War, two young British soldiers, Schofield and Blake are given a seemingly impossible mission. In a race against time, they must cross enemy territory and deliver a message that will stop a deadly attack on hundreds of soldiers—Blake's own brother among them.
Showing in 22 cinemas
war
drama
history
action
7.5

Queen Slim

2h 11m
QUEEN & SLIM is an exploration of America’s social and political climate through the lens of a genre-defying love story. The film centers on a black man and black woman who go on a first date that goes awry after the two are pulled over by a police officer at a traffic stop. They kill the police officer in self-defense and rather than turn themselves in, they go on the run.
Showing in 12 cinemas
drama
romance
crime
6.7

Jumanji The Next Level

2h 3m
When Spencer goes back into the fantastical world of Jumanji, pals Martha, Fridge and Bethany re-enter the game to bring him home. But everything about Jumanji is about to change, as they soon discover more obstacles and more danger to overcome.
Showing in 46 cinemas
action
adventure
comedy
fantasy
8.2

Just Mercy

2h 16m
The powerful true story of Harvard-educated lawyer Bryan Stevenson, who goes to Alabama to defend the disenfranchised and wrongly condemned — including Walter McMillian, a man sentenced to death despite evidence proving his innocence. Bryan fights tirelessly for Walter with the system stacked against them.
Showing in 17 cinemas
drama
history
6.4

Dolittle

7-9 PG1h 41m
A physician discovers that he can talk to animals.
Showing in 34 cinemas
family
comedy
fantasy
adventure
action
7.3

Spies in Disguise

COMING SOON1h 42m
Lance and Walter. One is a super cool and charming spy, and the other invents the super cool gadgets Lance uses. When an event happens, they must learn to rely on each other like never before in order to save the world.
Showing in 27 cinemas
animation
action
adventure
comedy

Vergeet My Nie

Mardaleen, a strikingly cultured student stuck in the small town of Potchefstroom, yearns for the lights and culture of London. After a dreadful break up she packs her bags and sets off to her dream city with her best friend, Lara. They stay in House Konettie, along with five other South Africans working in London. An unexpected romance blossoms between Mardaleen and Namibian born housemate, Hugo. It seems too good to be true and the moment things start getting too serious and aren’t going quite as she’d planned, her insecurities and fears get the better of her. She bails and heads home. Their romance is rekindled when they meet two years later, followed by an invitation from Hugo for Mardaleen to visit him in Namibia. Her weekend in Swakopmund turns into a rollercoaster nightmare. Despite this, Hugo asks her to stay and build a life together, but she has other plans and a stubborn mindset. Mardaleen wants culture, the city and its lights - a farm is no place for a girl like her.
Showing in 24 cinemas
music
drama
8.1

Jojo Rabbit

1h 48m
Jojo Rabbit is about a young boy living during World War II. His only escapism is through his imaginary friend, an ethnically inaccurate version of Adolf Hitler, who pushes the young boy's naive patriotic beliefs. However, this all changes when a young girl challenges those views and causes Jojo to face his own issues.
Showing in 7 cinemas
comedy
war
drama
8.6

Parasite

2h 12m
All unemployed, Ki-taek's family takes peculiar interest in the wealthy and glamorous Parks for their livelihood until they get entangled in an unexpected incident.
Showing in 4 cinemas
drama
thriller
comedy
7.5

Dark Waters

2h 7m
A corporate defense attorney takes on an environmental lawsuit against the DuPont chemical company that exposes a lengthy history of pollution.
Showing in 1 cinema
drama
6.8

Bombshell

1h 48m
The film will focus on the women of Fox News Channel who worked there during the tenure of Roger Ailes, the chairman and network architect who resigned in 2016 amid a sexual and workplace harassment scandal.
Showing in 10 cinemas
drama

Brahms: The Boy II

131h 26m
After a family moves into the Heelshire Mansion, their young son soon makes friends with a life-like doll called Brahms.
Showing in 11 cinemas
horror
mystery
thriller

Porgy and Bess

TBA3h 4m
The story of a disabled beggar in Charleston,S.C. who falls in love with a prostitute, this is the first filmed version of Gershwin's opera which uses Gershwin's own orchestrations and practically all of the music, with only one major cut.
Showing in 8 cinemas
opera
8.0

Inner Workings

0h 7m
This is the story of the internal struggle between a man’s Brain—a pragmatic protector who calculates his every move, and his Heart—a free-spirited adventurer who wants to let loose.
Showing in 2 cinemas
animation
comedy

BHAI'S CAFE

7-9 PG1h 39m
Bhai's Cafe, a cornerstone of the Wynberg community, comes under threat from a ruthless property developer. At the same time Bhai's daughter is swept off her feet by the property magnate’s son, in true Bollywood style. It sets up a battle of epic comic proportions as Bhai and his family rally the community to save the Cafe, the neighbourhood and a blossoming love affair.
Showing in 11 cinemas
comedy
7.0

Frozen II

1h 44m
Elsa, Anna, Kristoff and Olaf are going far in the forest to know the truth about an ancient mystery of their kingdom.
Showing in 11 cinemas
adventure
animation
comedy
family
fantasy
music
6.3

Arctic Dogs

1h 33m
Animals band together to save the day when the evil Otto Von Walrus hatches a sinister scheme to accelerate global warming and melt the Arctic Circle.
Showing in 8 cinemas
animation
adventure
comedy
4.6

Fantasy Island

1h 49m
A group of contest winners arrive at an island hotel to live out their dreams, only to find themselves trapped in nightmare scenarios.
Showing in 9 cinemas
fantasy
horror
sci-fi
7.8

Ford v. Ferrari

2h 32m
American car designer Carroll Shelby and the British-born driver Ken Miles work together to battle corporate interference, the laws of physics, and their own personal demons to build a revolutionary race car for Ford Motor Company and take on the dominating race cars of Enzo Ferrari at the 24 Hours of Le Mans in France in 1966.
Showing in 1 cinema
drama
action
history
7.8

Knives Out

2h 11m
A family gathering goes horribly awry when the patriarch dies, and two detectives are sent to investigate.
Showing in 1 cinema
mystery
thriller
crime
drama
comedy

Shubh Mangal Zyada Saavdhan

2h 0m
Sequel of film 'Shubh Mangal Savdhaan' starring ayushyaman khurana.
Showing in 3 cinemas
comedy
romance
6.9

Judy

1h 58m
Legendary performer Judy Garland arrives in London in the winter of 1968 to perform a series of sold-out concerts.
Showing in 5 cinemas
drama
romance
history
music

Love Aaj Kal

2h 21m
Sequel to Love Aaj Kal
Showing in 3 cinemas
romance
drama

Poppie Nongena

1h 46m
Based on the Elsa Joubert novel "The Long Journey of Poppie Nongena" tells the story of a South African woman, an Afrikaans speaking Xhosa mother, whose life revolves around her family and finding stability in a period of insufferable upheaval in the country. When her husband, Stone, became too ill to work, Poppie was deemed by the law to be an "illegal" resident in her own country. She engaged in a desperate struggle with the authorities for permission to stay, moving from house to house, applying for permits, applying for extensions, extensions of extensions, and using every means at her disposal to remain with her children. Caught in the cross fire of her children's needs, her husband's illness, community anger and repressive laws, she was finally forced to give in just as the 1976 riots for freedom erupted.
Showing in 10 cinemas
drama
5.5

The Turning

161h 34m
A young governess is hired by a man who has become responsible for his young nephew and niece after the deaths of their parents. A modern take on Henry James' novella "The Turn of the Screw".
Showing in 1 cinema
horror
thriller

Malang

2h 15m
Advait visits Goa where he meets Sara, a free-spirited girl who lives life unshackled. Opposites attract and all goes well until life turns upside down. Years later, Advait is on a killing spree with cops Aghase and Michael in his way.
Showing in 2 cinemas
romance
action
drama
6.4

Playing with Fire

1h 36m
A group of rugged wildfire fighters meet their match when they rescue a trio of rambunctious children
Showing in 4 cinemas
comedy
family

Mosley

1h 36m
The film tells the story of Mosley, a "thoriphant" who rebels against his life of servitude and embarks on a treacherous journey to find the fabled city of Uprights.
Showing in 1 cinema
animation
family
adventure
5.2

The Grudge

181h 33m
A house is cursed by a vengeful ghost that dooms those who enter it with a violent death.
Showing in 1 cinema
horror
mystery

Ordinary Love

1h 32m
An extraordinary look at ordinary love.
Showing in 9 cinemas
drama

2020 Oscar Nominated Shorts ANIMATION

All Ages
Forthe last few years, The Bioscope has proudly partnered with Shorts.TV to bring the Oscar® Nominated Short Films to Johannesburg. Now a popular annual event to the calendar, make sure you book your ticket in advance for these exclusive screenings This special release features the year's finest short films across both the Live Action and Animation categories, giving you the opportunity to see the nominated films before and after the Oscar® Awards ceremony on 9 February. THIS IS THE TICKET LINK TO BOOK FOR THE SCREENINGS OF THE ANIMATION SHORTS PACKAGE THE ANIMATION PROGRAMME Run time 83 mins DAUGHTER CZECH REPUBLIC/15MINS/2019 Dir. Daria Kashceeva In a hospital room, the daughter recalls a childhood moment when as a little girl she tried to share her experience with an injured bird with her father. A moment of misunderstanding and a lost embrace has stretched into many years all the way to this hospital room, until the moment when a window pane breaks under the impact
Showing in 1 cinema

Zulu Wedding

1h 57m
Lou left South Africa and her Zulu-Sotho heritage behind to become a dancer in America, and when she falls in love with Tex, she knows he’s the man to marry. But when she brings Tex home to meet her family, she discovers she’s been promised since birth to a Zulu king. Caught between two men, two families, and two countries, Lou has to come to terms with who she is so she can fight for what she wants.
Showing in 1 cinema
drama
romance

Blessers

1h 26m
One family learns the biggest lessons of their lives in the worst way possible. The term ‘Who’s Your Daddy?’ comes into play in this film - figuratively and literally.
Showing in 1 cinema
comedy
drama

2020 Oscar Nominated Shorts LIVE ACTION

All Ages
Forthe last few years, The Bioscope has proudly partnered with Shorts.TV to bring the Oscar® Nominated Short Films to Johannesburg. Now a popular annual event to the calendar, make sure you book your ticket in advance for these exclusive screenings This special release features the year's finest short films across both the Live Action and Animation categories, giving you the opportunity to see the nominated films before and after the Oscar® Awards ceremony on 9 February. THIS IS THE TICKET LINK TO BOOK FOR THE SCREENINGS OF THE LIVE ACTION SHORTS PACKAGE THE LIVE ACTION PROGRAMME BROTHERHOOD CANADA-TUNISIA-QATAR-SWEDEN/25MINS/2018 Dir. Meryam Joobeur Mohamed is a hardened shepherd living in rural tunisia with his wife and two sons. Mohamed is deeply shaken when his oldest son Malik returns home after a long journey with a mysterious new wife. tension between father and son rises over three days until reaching a breaking point. NEFTA FOOTBALL CLUB FRANCE–TUNISIA/17MI
Showing in 1 cinema

Couples' Night

A mid-western couple is transferred to Washington DC for work and meet the neighbors, a super-intense couple. As their friendships develop, confusion unfolds in this country mice meet city mice adventure.
Showing in 1 cinema
comedy
romance

Losing Lerato

13 LV1h 36m
A successful, young black man who takes matters into his own hands by kidnapping his daughter after life, the law, and the woman he once loved separates him from his child. His actions put him on a collision course with that law, and he finds himself in a high-stakes hostage situation.
Showing in 1 cinema
drama
family
thriller
action

How to Steal a Country

All Ages1h 27m
A group of investigative journalists discover corruption involving the President of South Africa and his friends, the Guptas. Up against powerful elites, a pernicious disinformation campaign is mounted against the integrity of the newsroom. Then one day, two young men working in an IT company find the evidence that lays bare the entire modus operandi behind the capture of the South African state by private individuals and the politicians in their pockets.
Showing in 1 cinema
documentary
Sonic the Hedgehog 2020
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