Best award winning movies with an alternate history from South Africa

Check out today’s highest ranked movies with an alternate history from South Africa! Looking for the greatest movies of all times? Here is the list of the best movies with an alternate history from South Africa, based on the crowd's interest and popular searches from the country.

1 Silverton Siege (2022)

After a failed sabotage mission, a trio of anti-apartheid freedom fighters ends up in a tense bank hostage situation. Based on a true story.

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2022-04-27 | Action / Crime

Cast

Thabo Rametsi, Noxolo Dlamini

Rating

rating icon 6.4
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #10 for
    fictional character
  2. Ranked #10 for
    honorable character
  3. Ranked #48 for
    heartfelt performance

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2 I Am All Girls (2021)

A special crimes investigator forms an unlikely bond with a serial killer to bring down a global child sex trafficking syndicate.

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2021-05-14 | Drama / Mystery

Cast

Erica Wessels, Deon Lotz

Rating

rating icon 6.6
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    harsh truth
  2. Ranked #1 for
    comeuppance
  3. Ranked #1 for
    sensitive topic

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3 My Octopus Teacher (2020)

After years of swimming every day in the freezing ocean at the tip of Africa, Craig Foster meets an unlikely teacher: a young octopus who displays remarkable curiosity. Visiting her den and tracking her movements for months on end he eventually wins the animal’s trust and they develop a never-before-seen bond between human and wild animal.

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2020-09-04 | Documentary

Cast

Craig Foster, Tom Foster

Rating

rating icon 7.882
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    special
  2. Ranked #1 for
    absolutely breathtaking
  3. Ranked #1 for
    nothing short of breathtaking

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4 Gaia (2021)

In the depths of an ancient forest, something has been growing. Something older than humanity itself, and perhaps greater too. When a park ranger discovers a man and his son living wild, she stumbles onto a secret that is about to change the world.

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2021-06-18 | Horror / Fantasy

Cast

Monique Rockman, Carel Nel

Rating

rating icon 5.937
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    uneasy atmosphere
  2. Ranked #1 for
    expansive
  3. Ranked #1 for
    bit shaky camera work

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5 Hotel Rwanda (2004)

Inspired by true events, this film takes place in Rwanda in the 1990s when more than a million Tutsis were killed in a genocide that went mostly unnoticed by the rest of the world. Hotel owner Paul Rusesabagina houses over a thousand refuges in his hotel in attempt to save their lives.

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2004-12-22 | Drama / History

Cast

Don Cheadle, Sophie Okonedo

Rating

rating icon 7.719
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #54 for
    life and limb story
  2. Ranked #169 for
    gut-wrenching
  3. Ranked #187 for
    characters existing in real life

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6 Office Invasion (2022)

Three friends come together to defend their valuable mining company from…aliens?! What could possibly go wrong?

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2022-08-10 | Science Fiction / Comedy

Cast

Rea Rangaka, Kiroshan Naidoo

Rating

rating icon 5.5
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #14 for
    overly exaggerated acting
  2. Ranked #67 for
    wacky
  3. Ranked #69 for
    robotical acting

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7 The Empty Man (2020)

Retired cop James Lasombra is asked by a friend to investigate the disappearance of her daughter, who seemingly packed in the night and left an ominous message on the bathroom mirror - "The Empty Man Made Me Do It." As he investigates this mysterious figure further, James begins to see and hear strange things, and is forced to come to terms with his past and what it means for his future.

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2020-10-22 | Horror / Mystery

Cast

James Badge Dale, Marin Ireland

Rating

rating icon 6.157
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #4 for
    psychologically horrifying
  2. Ranked #4 for
    cult classic
  3. Ranked #16 for
    mystical

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8 Chappie (2015)

Every child comes into the world full of promise, and none more so than Chappie: he is gifted, special, a prodigy. Like any child, Chappie will come under the influence of his surroundings—some good, some bad—and he will rely on his heart and soul to find his way in the world and become his own man. But there's one thing that makes Chappie different from any one else: he is a robot.

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2015-03-04 | Crime / Action

Cast

Sharlto Copley, Dev Patel

Rating

rating icon 6.787
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #560 for
    harsh sound
  2. Ranked #609 for
    like Inside Llewyn Davis
  3. Ranked #1075 for
    headscratcher

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9 8 (2020)

An old man, fated to collect souls for eternity, seeks atonement after trading his daughter's soul.

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2020-03-13 | Horror

Cast

Inge Beckmann, Garth Breytenbach

Rating

rating icon 6.108
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #159 for
    unhurried pace
  2. Ranked #179 for
    purgatory
  3. Ranked #216 for
    aerial shot

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10 Tsotsi (2005)

The South African multi-award winning film about a young South African boy from the ghetto named Tsotsi, meaning Gangster. Tsotsi, who left home as a child to get away from helpless parents, finds a baby in the back seat of a car that he has just stolen. He decides that it his responsibility to take care of the baby and in the process learns that maybe the gangster life isn’t the best way.

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2005-12-23 | Crime / Drama

Cast

Presley Chweneyagae, Jerry Mofokeng

Rating

rating icon 6.9
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #91 for
    cold hearted
  2. Ranked #165 for
    thuggish
  3. Ranked #180 for
    ramshackle house

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