This is our list of the top 5 South African movies ever made! There are many other movies more interesting than the ones we chose.
Movies, also known as films, are a type of visual communication which uses moving pictures and sound to tell stories or inform (help people to learn). People in every part of the world watch movies as a type of entertainment, a way to have fun. For some people, fun South African movies can mean movies that make them laugh, while for others it can mean movies that make them cry, or feel afraid.
The Gods Must Be Crazy (1980)
A comic allegory about a traveling Bushman who encounters modern civilization and its stranger aspects, including a clumsy scientist and a band of revolutionaries. (109 mins.). Directed by Jamie Uys and Stars: N!xau, Marius Weyers, Sandra Prinsloo, and Louw Verwey.
Mr. Bones (2001)
A medicine man is sent looking for the son of his tribal king, and brings back an American golfer and a host of goons intent on keeping him in the golf tournament. (110 mins.). The movie is Directed by Gray Hofmeyr and Stars: Leon Schuster, David Ramsey, Faizon Love, and Robert Whitehead.
Six days in the violent life of a young Johannesburg gang leader. (94 mins.). Directed by Gavin Hood and Stars: Presley Chweneyagae, Mothusi Magano, Israel Makoe, and Terry Pheto.
Blood Diamond (2006)
A fisherman, a smuggler, and a syndicate of businessmen match wits over the possession of a priceless diamond. (143 mins.). Director is Edward Zwick and Stars: Leonardo DiCaprio, Djimon Hounsou, Jennifer Connelly, and Kagiso Kuypers.
Nelson Mandela, in his first term as the South African President, initiates a unique venture to unite the apartheid-torn land: enlist the national rugby team on a mission to win the 1995 Rugby World Cup. (134 mins.). Director: Clint Eastwood and Stars: Morgan Freeman, Matt Damon, Tony Kgoroge, and Patrick Mofokeng.