Latest Movies & Showtimes - South Africa

Latest Movies & Showtimes - South Africa

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5.8

Anon

16 D L N S V1h 40m
Showing From: Nov 15 2018
Set in a near-future world where there is no privacy, ignorance or anonymity, our private memories are recorded and crime almost ceases to exist. In trying to solve a series of unsolved murders, Sal Frieland stumbles onto a young woman who appears to have subverted the system and disappeared. She has no identity, no history and no record. Sal realizes it may not be the end of crime but the beginning. Known only as 'The Girl', Sal must find her before he becomes the next victim.
sci-fi
thriller
7.4

Fantastic Beasts The Crimes of Grindelwald

2h 14m
Showing From: Nov 15 2018
Gellert Grindelwald has escaped imprisonment and has begun gathering followers to his cause—elevating wizards above all non-magical beings. The only one capable of putting a stop to him is the wizard he once called his closest friend, Albus Dumbledore. However, Dumbledore will need to seek help from the wizard who had thwarted Grindelwald once before, his former student Newt Scamander.
drama
family
fantasy
6.4

The Bookshop

1131h 50m
Showing From: Nov 15 2018
Set in an small English town in 1959, the story of a woman who decides, against polite but ruthless local opposition, to open a bookshop, a decision which becomes a political minefield.
romance
drama

They Shall Not Grow Old

TBA1h 39m
Showing From: Nov 15 2018
A documentary about World War I with never-before-seen footage to commemorate the centennial of the end of the war.
documentary
history
war
6.8

Widows

2h 8m
Showing From: Nov 15 2018
Set in contemporary Chicago, amidst a time of turmoil, four women with nothing in common except a debt left behind by their dead husbands' criminal activities take fate into their own hands and conspire to forge a future on their own terms.
crime
drama
thriller

Samson et Dalila - Met Opera Live

3h 43m
Showing From: Nov 17 2018
When mezzo-soprano Elīna Garanča and tenor Roberto Alagna joined forces for a new production of Carmen at the Met, the results were electrifying. Now this star duo reunites for another sensual French opera when they open the season in the title roles of Saint-Saëns’s biblical epic Samson et Dalila. Darko Tresnjak, who won a Tony Award for Best Direction of a Musical in 2014 for A Gentleman’s Guide to Love & Murder, makes his Met debut directing a vivid, seductive staging, featuring a monumental setting for the last-act Temple of Dagon, where the hero crushes his Philistine enemies. Sir Mark Elder conducts the first new Met production of the work in 20 years.
Showing in 8 cinemas
drama

The Roundup

TBA1h 18m
Showing From: Nov 17 2018
A Kasha is a universal offbeat love story set in a time of civil war - but the war is in Sudan and it is happening right now. We follow Adnan, an AK47-loving rebel, his long-suffering love interest, Lina, and the armydodging Absi, over a fateful 24 hours in a rebel-held area of Sudan.
Showing in 1 cinema
comedy
romance
festival

Footnotes in The City

All Ages0h 30m
Showing From: Nov 17 2018
Footnotesin the City is a film that explores street art as a form of visual activism in Durban, South Africa. Directed by: Mook Lion and Samora Chapman / Documentary / 32min 43s The film focuses on the work of Mook Lion and his collaborators, as seen by documentary photographer and filmmaker, Samora Chapman. It's also an investigation of the urban spaces that provide the context of street art, and the people that experience it. The brothers become invested in this form of cultural expression through their participation in hip hop culture and graffiti in Durban from the mid 2000s. Through this culture they developed an interest in exploring, actively participating and documenting their city of residence. Durban is a city in rapid transition environmentally, socially, economically and culturally, and street art is presented as a pragmatic and effective means of cultural response. The ephemeral nature of street art and mural art as a result of the transitory nature of the public s
Showing in 1 cinema
documentary

Girl Power

All Ages1h 32m
Showing From: Nov 17 2018
Girl Power is a documentary that presents female graffiti writers from fifteen cities – from Prague to Moscow, Cape Town, Sydney, Biel, Madrid, Berlin, Toulouse, Barcelona and all the way to New York. The graffiti community is predominantly a man's world, and men often share the view that graffiti – namely the illegal kind – is not for girls. And yet women have become increasingly more emancipated in recent years; there are female graffiti shows, magazines and websites. Girl Power captures the stories of ladies who have succeeded in the male graffiti world.
Showing in 1 cinema
documentary
6.0

Felicity

TBA2h 3m
Showing From: Nov 17 2018
Félicité, a strong and proud woman, sings in bars in Kinshasa. She drifts away from reality when her 14-year-old son gets into an accident. In electric Kinshasa, she wanders in a world of music & dreams... until love unexpectedly brings her back to life.
Showing in 1 cinema
drama
festival
music

Ralph Breaks the Internet

1h 52m
Showing From: Nov 21 2018
Taking place six years following the events of the first film, the story will center on Ralph's adventures in the Internet data space when a Wi-Fi router gets plugged into the arcade as he must find a replacement part to fix Sugar Rush.
Showing in 14 cinemas
family
animation

Puzzle

1h 43m
Showing From: Nov 22 2018
A woman with a talent for jigsaw puzzles partners with a charming stranger for a puzzle tournament.
drama
6.7

Shock and Awe

13 L V1h 30m
Showing From: Nov 22 2018
A group of journalists covering George Bush's planned invasion of Iraq in 2003 are skeptical of the presidents claim that Saddam Hussein has "weapons of mass destruction."
drama
history
thriller

Student of the Year 2

Showing From: Nov 22 2018
Student of the Year 2 is an upcoming Indian film directed by Punit Malhotra. It is a sequel to the 2012 film, Student of the Year.The film stars Tiger Shroff.

Frank and Fearless

Showing From: Nov 23 2018
Showing in 1 cinema
comedy
adventure

We Are The Heat

All Ages1h 44m
Showing From: Nov 23 2018
In the crime filled city of Buenaventura, Colombia, a group of friends prepares for a dance competition that might change their lives forever. In this rough world, talent might be your only way out.
Showing in 1 cinema
action
drama

Le Ministre des Poubelles

All Ages
Showing From: Nov 24 2018
Directedby: Quentin Noirfalise / Documentary / 1h 15min Some see him as a madman, others as a genius. Sharp-eyed, nimble-fingered, polio-crippled Emmanuel Botalatala is Kinshasa's Minister of Garbage. The position is however unofficial; it is merely a stage name. As the Congo heads towards critical and uncertain elections, the Minister has a destiny. In the capital city's working-class districts, he creates three-dimensional artworks with the waste vomited day after day by Kinshasa. Through those, he puts forth a reflection on his country's and Africa's evolution. At 64 years of age, he finds himself at a turning point. Entering the last portion of his life completely penniless, he dreams of creating a cultural centre to host his rain-corroded work, train tomorrow's Ministers of Garbage and leave a trace of his existence behind. Richi, his multitask apprentice; Eric, an artist in the making and baker in the evening; Romain, his head of cabinet; and Marguerite, his second wife, wi
Showing in 1 cinema
7.3

The Man Who Killed Don Quixote

TBA2h 12m
Showing From: Nov 24 2018
An advertising executive jumps back and forth in time between 21st century London and 17th century La Mancha, where Don Quixote mistakes him for Sancho Panza.
Showing in 4 cinemas
adventure
comedy
fantasy
ballet
sci-fi

Second Act

Showing From: Nov 28 2018
Maya, a 40-year-old woman struggling with frustrations from unfulfilled dreams. Until, that is, she gets the chance to prove to Madison Avenue that street smarts are as valuable as book smarts, and that it is never too late for a Second Act.
Showing in 18 cinemas
romance
comedy

Carol's Journey

All Ages1h 40m
Showing From: Nov 28 2018
Carol, a 12 year old Spanish-American girl from New York, travels with her mother to Spain in the spring of 1938, at the height of the Civil War. Separated from her beloved father, Carol arrives in her mother's home village and transforms the secretive family environment. Her innocence and rebellious nature drive her at first to reject a world that is at once new and foreign. But she soon journeys into adulthood through a friendship with Maruja, the village teacher, and a young local boy, Tomiche.
Showing in 1 cinema
drama

Mama Colonel

TBA1h 12m
Showing From: Nov 29 2018
Colonel Honorine Munyole is a robust forty-four-year-old widow and mother of seven young children – four of her own, three adopted. She wields her uniform, beret and black handbag like a protective shield, which her daily work desperately requires. More or less on her own, she runs a small police unit dedicated to protecting women who’ve been raped and children who’ve suffered abuse in the war-plagued regions of the Congo. At the start of Maman Colonelle, she’s transferred from Bukavu to Kisangani, arriving only to discover her future home and office in a desolate state. While she deals with such practical obstacles with suitable feistiness, the traumas and social deformities of the people around her have nightmarish dimensions: the envy surrounding those with state-recognised ‘victim’ status, hope for help from the ‘whites’, depression, helplessness.
Showing in 1 cinema
festival
documentary

The King & I: from the London Palladium

TBA3h 0m
Showing From: Nov 29 2018
The multi-award winning and critically acclaimed Lincoln Center Theater’s production of Rodgers and Hammerstein’s The King And I comes to cinemas in this unmissable event recorded live from London’s iconic Palladium.
Showing in 4 cinemas
live
drama
fantasy
music
6.7

Status Update

13 L P V1h 46m
Showing From: Nov 29 2018
After being uprooted by his parents' separation and unable to fit into his new hometown, a teenager stumbles upon a magical app that causes his social media updates to come true.
comedy
fantasy
sci-fi
5.7

Assassination Nation

1h 50m
Showing From: Nov 29 2018
High school senior Lily and her group of friends live in a haze of texts, posts, selfies and chats just like the rest of the world. So, when an anonymous hacker starts posting details from the private lives of everyone in their small town, the result is absolute madness leaving Lily and her friends questioning whether they'll live through the night.
thriller
horror
comedy
8.3

Bohemian Rhapsody

COMING SOON2h 15m
Showing From: Nov 29 2018
Singer Freddie Mercury, guitarist Brian May, drummer Roger Taylor and bass guitarist John Deacon take the music world by storm when they form the rock 'n' roll band Queen in 1970. Hit songs become instant classics. When Mercury's increasingly wild lifestyle starts to spiral out of control, Queen soon faces its greatest challenge yet – finding a way to keep the band together amid the success and excess.
drama
music

The Colour of Wine

All Ages1h 9m
Showing From: Nov 30 2018
TheBioscope is proud to welcome back The Encounters South African International Documentary Film Festival. Tickets: R60 The Colour of Wine Dir Akin Omotoso | 2018 | South Africa | 68 min If there's a message in the bottle, then Omotoso presupposes it's not only about a winemaker but a country. Through the lens of first generation black vintners, The Colour of Wine looks at the history of South Africa winemaking and how we are still working to eradicate the ignoble rot of apartheid from our vineyards. The personal stories of four winemakers are blended with interviews of wine experts from around the world to tell the bigger story of a passionate group who are bringing about transformation in the industry, one glass at a time. This is the fifth film for renowned director Omotoso, whose works include God is African, Man on Ground and Vaya, all of which have premiered and won awards at festivals around the world.
Showing in 1 cinema
documentary

La Fanciulla del West

TBA2h 23m
Showing From: Dec 01 2018
Soprano Eva-Maria Westbroek sings Puccini’s gun-slinging heroine in this romantic epic of the Wild West, with the heralded return of tenor Jonas Kaufmann in the role of the outlaw she loves. Tenor Yusif Eyvazov also sings some performances. Baritone Željko Lučić is the vigilante sheriff Jack Rance, and Marco Armiliato conducts.
Showing in 8 cinemas
opera
drama
action
6.7

Colette

16 L N P S1h 51m
Showing From: Dec 06 2018
French novelist, Colette, overcomes an abusive marriage to emerge as a leading writer in her country and a candidate for the Nobel Prize in Literature.
drama
history

The Other Side

1h 35m
Showing From: Dec 06 2018
A man must fight for his fiancée's affection, after her old college friend visits with plans of rekindling more than just a friendship.
drama

Total Dhamaal

Showing From: Dec 06 2018
6.0

Hunter Killer

2h 2m
Showing From: Dec 07 2018
An untested American submarine captain teams with U.S. Navy Seals to rescue the Russian president, who has been kidnapped by a rogue general.
Showing in 1 cinema
action
thriller

The Burial of Kojo

All Ages
Showing From: Dec 07 2018
Showing in 1 cinema

NUTCRACKER 18, THE (BOLSHOI)

TBA2h 20m
Showing From: Dec 08 2018
The Nutcracker, taking audiences of all ages on a magical journey through a world of enchantment complete with dancing snowflakes and dolls that have come to life, accompanied by Tchaikovsky’s beloved score.
Showing in 4 cinemas
ballet

Spider-Man Into the Spider-Verse

Showing From: Dec 13 2018
Miles Morales is juggling his life between being a high school student and being Spider-Man. However, when Wilson "Kingpin" Fisk uses a super collider, another Spider-Man from another dimension, Peter Parker, accidentally winds up in Miles' dimension. As Peter trains Miles to become a better Spider-Man, they are soon joined by four other Spider-Men from across the "Spider-Verse". As all these clashing dimensions start to tear Brooklyn apart, Miles must help the others stop Fisk and return everyone to their own dimensions.
action
adventure
animation
sci-fi

Mortal Engines

Showing From: Dec 13 2018
Set in a world many thousands of years in the future. Earth’s cities now roam the globe on huge wheels, devouring each other in a struggle for ever diminishing resources. On one of these massive Traction Cities, Tom Natsworthy has an unexpected encounter with a mysterious young woman from the Outlands who will change the course of his life forever.
sci-fi
7.6

I Still See You

13 H V1h 38m
Showing From: Dec 14 2018
Set nine years after an apocalyptic event that killed millions and left the world inhabited by ghosts.
Showing in 1 cinema
thriller
6.6

The Healer

1h 53m
Showing From: Dec 14 2018
The film follows a man with an unwanted gift for healing who meets a teenager with cancer who helps him to find himself.
Showing in 1 cinema
family
drama
comedy
6.6

The Grinch

COMING SOON1h 30m
Showing From: Dec 14 2018
The Grinch hatches a scheme to ruin Christmas when the residents of Whoville plan their annual holiday celebration.
Showing in 1 cinema
animation
family
comedy
fantasy

Marnie's World

TBA1h 24m
Showing From: Dec 15 2018
Marnie is a chubby cat, treated like a princess and getting everything she wants. When she is forced to make her own way in the world, she realizes who she really is - a lonely cat in need of friends...
Showing in 8 cinemas
animation
adventure
comedy
opera

Zero

Showing From: Dec 20 2018
Raj who struggles to find love, pairs him self up with one of the most wanted women on earth. No knowing what to expect in return. True love has many forms.

Aquaman

2h 20m
Showing From: Dec 20 2018
The film reveals the origin story of half-human, half-Atlantean Arthur Curry and takes him on the journey of his lifetime—one that will not only force him to face who he really is, but to discover if he is worthy of who he was born to be… a king.
action
fantasy
sci-fi
adventure
romance

Instant Family

Showing From: Dec 21 2018
When Pete and Ellie decide to start a family, they stumble into the world of foster care adoption. They hope to take in one small child but when they meet three siblings, including a rebellious 15 year old girl, they find themselves speeding from zero to three kids overnight.
Showing in 1 cinema
comedy
drama

Elliot the Littlest Reindeer

PG
Showing From: Dec 21 2018
When Biltzen announces his retirement on December 21st, a miniture horse has 3 days to fulfill his life long dream of earning a spot on Santa's Team at the North Pole try-outs
Showing in 1 cinema
animation
family
adventure

Creed II

Showing From: Dec 21 2018
Follows Adonis Creed's life inside and outside of the ring as he deals with new found fame, issues with his family, and his continuing quest to become a champion.
Showing in 1 cinema
drama
6.9

The Madness of King George

TBA1h 47m
Showing From: Dec 22 2018
King George III's erratic behaviour leads to a plot in Parliament to have him declared insane and removed from the throne.
Showing in 4 cinemas
comedy
drama
history
live

Mary Poppins Returns

Showing From: Dec 24 2018
In Depression-era London, a now-grown Jane and Michael Banks, along with Michael's three children, are visited by the enigmatic Mary Poppins following a personal loss. Through her unique magical skills, and with the aid of her friend Jack, she helps the family rediscover the joy and wonder missing in their lives.
fantasy
music
family

Ben Is Back

13 D L1h 38m
Showing From: Dec 27 2018
19 year-old Ben Burns unexpectedly returns home to his family's suburban home on Christmas Eve morning. Ben's mother, Holly, is relieved and welcoming but wary of her son staying clean. Over a turbulent 24 hours, new truths are revealed, and a mother's undying love for her son is tested as she does everything in her power to keep him safe.
drama

Toorbos

Showing From: Jan 02 2019
Hierdie romantiese drama is gebaseer op die 2003 topverkoper met dieselfde naam, wat deel uitmaak van die oorlede skrywer se arsenaal van suksesvolle bosverhale. Dit vertel die storie van Karoliena Kapp, 'n vrou met 'n intieme liefde en verbintenis met die bos. Wanneer sy egter die man van haar drome ontmoet, veroorsaak hierdie einste bekoring 'n liefdesdriehoek wat dreig om haar uitmekaar te skeur wanneer sy moet kies tussen trou en dorptoe trek of agterbly in die plek waar sy veilig voel. Die besluite wat sy neem, lei tot 'n onvergeetlike avontuur van innerlike konflik, verandering, aanvaarding en, bowenal, liefde. Production on Toorbos kicks off in the Knysna bush on 21 May 2018. Set in the 1930s in Knysna when the government wanted to force woodcutters to move to town.
drama
romance

Eli

Showing From: Jan 03 2019
A boy receiving treatment for his auto-immune disorder discovers that the house he's living isn't as safe as he thought.
horror
6.7

Luis and the Aliens

1h 26m
Showing From: Jan 03 2019
The story 11-year-old Luis who makes friends with three loveable little aliens, who crash their UFO into his house. In return for Luis' help in finding the home-shopping channel stuff they came for, they save Luis from boarding school - and an exciting adventure follows.
animation
family
adventure
comedy
sci-fi

Dumplin'

Showing From: Jan 03 2019
A girl with the nickname "Dumplin'" enters a beauty pageant in order to win over the boy she likes and stick it to the other girls at school.

La Sylphide (The Royal Danish Ballet)

TBA1h 2m
Showing From: Jan 04 2019
Lis Jepessen dances the lead role of La Sylphide -- a beautiful forest sprite who entrances Scottish farmer James (Nikolaj Hubbe) with her radiance -- in this memorable stage adaptation of August Bournonville's most enduring work, a piece he created for the Royal Danish Ballet in 1836. Sorella Englund co-stars as Madge, a vengeful witch and fortune-teller who, after being spurned by James, resolves to destroy his future.
ballet
romance
drama

ANDRE RIEU NEW YEAR'S CONCERT 2019

TBA3h 0m
Showing From: Jan 04 2019
New Year’s: fresh starts, new beginnings, a new concert… but still the same King of the Waltz! The iconic André Rieu returns to cinemas across the country for a very special New Year’s concert – his first EVER for the big screen.
live

LA TRAVIATA 2019 (VERDI)

TBA3h 32m
Showing From: Jan 11 2019
The courtesan Violetta, maintained by a wealthy baron, stunning luxury and pleasure. When the young Alfredo Germont broke into her life, she abandons the worldly Paris to live a peaceful life with him, but pressed by debts and honor of her lover, she will have to resolve to sacrifice his love.
opera

Adriana Lecouvreur - Met Opera Live

TBA2h 15m
Showing From: Jan 11 2019
Soprano Anna Netrebko joins the ranks of Renata Tebaldi, Montserrat Caballé, and Renata Scotto, taking on—for the first time at the Met—the title role of the real-life French actress who dazzled 18th-century audiences with her on-and offstage passion. The soprano is joined by tenor Piotr Beczała as Adriana's lover, Maurizio. The principal cast also features mezzo-soprano Anita Rachvelishvili and baritone Ambrogio Maestri. Gianandrea Noseda conducts. Sir David McVicar's staging, which sets the action in a working replica of a Baroque theater, premiered at the Royal Opera House in London, where the Guardian praised the "elegant production, sumptuously designed ... The spectacle guarantees a good night out."
opera
drama

Carmen - Met Opera Live

TBA3h 30m
Showing From: Mar 08 2019
Mezzo-soprano Clémentine Margaine reprises her remarkable portrayal of opera’s ultimate seductress, a triumph in her 2017 debut performances, with impassioned tenors Yonghoon Lee and Roberto Alagna as her lover, Don José. Omer Meir Wellber and Louis Langrée share conducting duties for Sir Richard Eyre’s powerful production, a Met favorite since its 2009 premiere.
opera
drama

The Sleeping Beauty '19 (Bolshoi Ballet)

2h 50m
Showing From: Mar 09 2019
The Princess Aurora falls under the curse of the Evil Fairy Carabosse on her sixtenth birthday, falling into a deep slumber of one hundred years. Only the kiss of a prince could break the spell. A resplendent fairytale ballet perfomed by the Bolshoi

La Bayadère

TBA2h 6m
Showing From: Mar 22 2019
Live recording in 2013.
music
ballet

La Fille du Régiment - Met Opera Live

TBA3h 38m
Showing From: Mar 29 2019
Tenor Javier Camarena and soprano Pretty Yende team up for a feast of bel canto vocal fireworks—including the show-stopping tenor aria “Ah! Mes amis,” with its nine high Cs. Alessandro Corbelli and Maurizio Muraro trade off as the comic Sergeant Sulpice, with mezzo-soprano Stephanie Blythe as the outlandish Marquise of Berkenfield. Enrique Mazzola conducts.
opera
drama

Die Walküre - Met Opera Live

TBA4h 55m
Showing From: Apr 26 2019
In what is expected to be a Wagnerian event for the ages, soprano Christine Goerke plays Brünnhilde, Wotan’s willful warrior daughter, who loses her immortality in opera’s most famous act of filial defiance. Tenor Stuart Skelton and soprano Eva-Maria Westbroek play the incestuous twins Siegmund and Sieglinde. Greer Grimsley sings Wotan. Philippe Jordan conducts.
opera
drama

GOLDEN AGE '18, THE (BOLSHOI)

TBA2h 20m
Showing From: May 24 2019
In the 1920’s, The Golden Age cabaret is a favorite nightly haunt. The young fisherman Boris falls in love with Rita. He follows her to the cabaret and realizes that she is the beautiful dancer “Mademoiselle Margot,”, but also the love interest of the local gangster Yashka…
ballet

Dialogues des Carmélites

TBA1h 52m
Showing From: Jun 07 2019
Yannick Nézet-Séguin leads the classic John Dexter production of Poulenc’s devastating story of faith and martyrdom. Mezzo-soprano Isabel Leonard sings the touching role of Blanche and soprano Karita Mattila, a legend in her own time, returns to the Met as the Prioress.
opera
drama

CARMEN SUITE /PETROUCHKA (BOLSHOI)

TBA2h 20m
Showing From: Jun 21 2019
Carmen is as passionate and free-spirited as ever as she finds herself caught in a love triangle. The passionate one act ballet by Cuban choreographer Alberto Alonso originally conceived for legendary Bolshoi prima ballerina Maya Plisetskaya will captivate audiences alongside Petrushka, a new creation for the Bolshoi by contemporary choreographer Edward Clug, in an evening encapsulating the soul of Russian Ballet.
ballet