Top Movie Releases in South Africa - February 2019
Top Movie Releases in South Africa - February 2019
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Top Movie Releases in South Africa - February 2019
🎬 Take a look at the latest Movies & Showtimes hitting cinemas across South Africa this February 2019!
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Top Movie Releases in South Africa - February 2019

🎬 Take a look at the latest Movies & Showtimes hitting cinemas across South Africa this February 2019!
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Top Movie Releases in South Africa - February 2019
🎬 Take a look at the latest Movies & Showtimes hitting cinemas across South Africa this February 2019!

This February features the much anticipated Holmes and Watson comedic relief remake we have all been waiting for, along with some horrors that are sure to keep you up at night.

Quick JumpCan You Ever Forgive Me | 8 Feb Holmes and Watson | 8 Feb The Prodigy | 8 FebWhat Men Want | 8 FebSew the Winter to My Skin | 8 Feb Alita Battle Angel | 14 FebHappy Death Day 2U | 15 FebGreen Book | 14 Feb

From box office hits to foreign films February has got it all, take a look at everything on circuit this February 2019.

Can You Ever Forgive Me | 8 Feb

Can You Ever Forgive Me? is a 2018 American biographical film based on Lee Israel's 2008 memoir of the same name.

Celebrity biographer Lee Israel makes her living profiling the likes of Katharine Hepburn, Tallulah Bankhead, Estee Lauder and journalist Dorothy Kilgallen. When Lee is no longer able to get published because she has fallen out of step with current tastes, she turns her art form to deception, abetted by her loyal friend Jack.

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  • Directed by: Marielle Heller
  • Cast: Anne Carey, Amy Nauiokas, David Yarnell
  • Running Time: 107 min

Holmes and Watson | 8 Feb

Holmes & Watson is a 2018 American mystery buddy comedy film. Detective Sherlock Holmes and Dr. John Watson join forces to investigate a mysterious murder at Buckingham Palace.

It seems like an open-and-shut case as all signs point to Professor James Moriarty, the criminal mastermind and longtime nemesis of the crime-solving duo. When new twists and clues begin to emerge, the world's greatest sleuth and his trusted assistant must now use their legendary wits and ingenious methods to catch the killer before the queen becomes the next victim.

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  • Directed by: Etan Cohen
  • Cast: Will Ferrell, John C. Reilly, Rebecca Hall, Rob Brydon, Steve Coogan, Ralph Fiennes
  • Running Time: 90 min

The Prodigy | 8 Feb

The Prodigy is an upcoming American horror thriller.

Sarah's young son Miles' disturbing behaviour signals that an evil force has overtaken him. Fearing for her family's safety, Sarah must grapple with her maternal instinct to protect Miles in favour of investigating what is causing his dark turn.

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  • Directed by: Nicholas McCarthy
  • Cast: Taylor Schilling, Jackson Robert Scott, Colm Feore
  • Running Time: 101 min

What Men Want | 8 Feb

What Men Want is an upcoming 2019 American fantasy comedy film.

Passed up for a well-deserved promotion, sports agent Ali Davis wonders what else she needs to do to succeed in a man's world. Hoping to find answers from a psychic, Ali drinks a weird concoction that suddenly allows her to hear what men are thinking. Using her newfound ability, Ali starts to turn the tables on her obnoxious male colleagues while racing to sign the next basketball superstar.

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  • Directed by: Adam Shankman
  • Cast: Taraji P. Henson, Aldis Hodge, Richard Roundtree, Wendi McLendon-Covey, Tracy Morgan
  • Running Time: 117 min

Sew the Winter to My Skin | 8 Feb

Sew the Winter to My Skin is a 2018 South African action film. Set in South Africa's rural Great-Karoo region in the 1950's this epic existential-adventure film chronicles the exploits of the outlaw John Kepe and the various individuals his escapades affected.

This Robin-hood-esque figure would steal primarily livestock from the white settler farmers, terrorising them for over a decade. Led by the hardliner General Botha, a mammoth manhunt ensues in the very mountain where Kepe was rumoured to occupy a Noah's Ark like cave. This spectacle ingratiated Kepe in the hearts of the marginalised indigenous-population who turn Kepe's miscreant deeds into the stuff of legend making him a threat to the very fabric of the colonial society.

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  • Directed by: Jahmil X.T. Qubeka
  • Cast: Kandyse McClure, Peter Kurth, Dave Walpole
  • Running Time: 118 min

Alita Battle Angel | 14 Feb

Alita: Battle Angel is a 2019 American cyberpunk action film based on Yukito Kishiro's manga Gunnm, also known as Battle Angel Alita.

Set several centuries in the future, the abandoned Alita is found in the scrapyard of Iron City by Ido, a compassionate cyber-doctor who takes the unconscious cyborg Alita to his clinic. When Alita awakens, she has no memory of who she is, nor does she have any recognition of the world she finds herself in. As Alita learns to navigate her new life and the treacherous streets of Iron City, Ido tries to shield her from her mysterious past.

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  • Directed by: Robert Rodriguez
  • Cast: Rosa Salazar, Christoph Waltz, Jennifer Connelly, Mahershala Ali, Ed Skrein, Jackie Earle Haley, Keean Johnson
  • Running Time: 122 min

Happy Death Day 2U | 15 Feb

Happy Death Day 2U is an upcoming American slasher film. Inspired by a true friendship. Cultures clash when a working-class Italian-American from the Bronx becomes the driver for a classically trained pianist on a concert tour of the American South.

Two very different, strong-willed men break through barriers of race, class, and education to form a deep and enduring bond - on the journey of a lifetime. Transcending initial assumptions and stereotypes, the pair’s unlikely alliance demonstrates the life-changing power of tolerance and cross-cultural understanding – two steadfast values that continue to resonate today.

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  • Directed by: Christopher Landon
  • Cast: Jessica Rothe, Israel Broussard, Phi Vu, Suraj Sharma, Sarah Yarkin, Ruby Modine
  • Running Time: 100 min

Green Book | 14 Feb

Green Book is a 2018 American comedy-drama film. Dr Don Shirley is a world-class African-American pianist, who is about to embark on a concert tour in the Deep South in 1962.

In need of a driver and protection, Shirley recruits Tony Lip, a tough-talking bouncer from an Italian-American neighbourhood in the Bronx. Despite their differences, the two men soon develop an unexpected bond while confronting racism and danger in an era of segregation.

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  • Directed by: Peter Farrelly
  • Cast: Viggo Mortensen, Mahershala Ali, Linda Cardellini
  • Running Time: 130 min

Excited about the month ahead yet, we've already booked our tickets! February has brought the heat this summer. If you missed the top movie releases in January check it out here.

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