Filming Location Matching "Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa" (Sorted by IMDb Rating Descending)



1. Sparks to the Grindstone (2019)

Short, Comedy

9.7
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A strong woman confronts her disgruntled boss which results in a change in the workplace and the connection of minds.

Director: Vash Singh | Stars: Yasmin Hankel, Tash Futeran, Jamie Anders, Robert Shenton

Votes: 7

2. Living with Lions (1997 Video)

167 min | Documentary, Sport

9.1
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Documentary covering the British & Irish Lions' rugby team's successful tour to South Africa in 1997.

Directors: Duncan Humphreys, Fred Rees | Stars: Neil Back, Allan Bateman, Nick Beal, John Bentley

Votes: 53

3. Laidback Knowledge (2004 TV Short)

24 min | Documentary, Short

9.1
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Director: Lee Hirsch | Star: Hugh Masekela

Votes: 10

4. The 48 Hour Destination (2017– )

22 min | Reality-TV

9.0
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Travel series featuring Greer Gardiner who is making the most of each destination around the world, but here's the catch, she's only got 48 hours in each destination.

Stars: Greer Gardiner, Kelly King, Keiichi Enomoto, Jessie Britton

Votes: 7

5. Township Lessons from the Cape of Good Hope (2014)

45 min | Documentary, History, News

8.9
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How do township residents in slums cope with crime, unemployment and poverty in a country still very much struggling with racism, underdevelopment and inequality?

Director: Michael Fischer | Stars: Fadiah Abbas, Loukman Adams, Sybil Agulas, Hazel Booysen

Votes: 7

6. Black Mirror (2011– )
Episode: San Junipero (2016)

TV-MA | 61 min | Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller

8.7
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When Yorkie and Kelly visit San Junipero, a fun-loving beach town full of surf, sun and sex, their lives are changed.

Director: Owen Harris | Stars: Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Mackenzie Davis, Denise Burse, Raymond McAnally

Votes: 45,709

7. Earth Story (1998– )

400 min | Documentary

8.7
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A BBC documentary series on geology presented by Aubrey Manning.

Stars: Aubrey Manning, Vincent Courtillot, John Dewey, George Plafker

Votes: 199

8. Ellen: Die storie van Ellen Pakkies (2018)

123 min | Drama

8.6
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Based on true events, Ellen tells of the troubled relationship between a mother and her drug-addicted son - a relationship that will eventually drive her to the edge and lead to his murder.... See full summary »

Director: Daryne Joshua | Stars: St John Alexandre, Anray Aminsure, Clint Brink, Abbi Crail

Votes: 97

9. Glitterboys & Ganglands (2011)

63 min | Documentary

8.6
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Follow "The Princess", "The Mechanic" and "The Pre-Op" running up the largest female impersonator pageant in Cape Town.

Director: Lauren Beukes

Votes: 20

10. Clowns (1999)

PG | 29 min | Drama, Short

8.5
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A surreal vision of the world through the eyes of a depressed clown.

Director: Matthew Brown | Stars: Bevan Cullinan, Nicola Jackman, Spell Kabi, Leonard Moss

Votes: 26

11. Waterfront (2017– )

60 min | Drama

8.4
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ShowMax and kykNET have collaborated to produce a new Showmax-exclusive series called Waterfront. The star-studded family drama is set in the underworld of one of South Africa's leading ... See full summary »

Stars: Jaak Erasmus, Kiroshan Naidoo, Ian Strauss, Dawid Minnaar

Votes: 18

12. Guney Afrika'nin Vahsi Dogasi (2016 TV Movie)

52 min | Documentary

8.4
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A Turkish film crew discovers the diverse wildlife of South Africa for the Turkish TV audience. From the great white sharks of the Seal Island to the meerkats of the Kalahari, symbolic or ... See full summary »

Director: Burak Dogansoysal

Votes: 11

13. Outlander (2014– )

TV-MA | 64 min | Drama, Fantasy, Romance

8.4
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An English combat nurse from 1945 is mysteriously swept back in time to 1743.

Stars: Caitriona Balfe, Sam Heughan, Duncan Lacroix, Tobias Menzies

Votes: 97,027

14. Testing Hope: Grade 12 in the New South Africa (2007)

39 min | Documentary, Short

8.4
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"Testing Hope: Grade 12 in the new South Africa" chronicles the lives of four young people in Nyanga township, just outside Cape Town, as they work towards their crucial Matric exams, which... See full summary »

Director: Molly Blank

Votes: 5

15. Shooting Bokkie (2003)

72 min | Crime, Drama

8.4
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Film crew document a week in the life of a juvenile courier running for gangs in the ghettos of 'The Cape Flats', in Cape Town. The drugs he delivers. The stores he robs. The people he kills.

Directors: Rob De Mezieres, Adam Rist | Stars: Christo Davids, Charlton George, Rob De Mezieres, John Fredericks

Votes: 18

16. World Safari (1977)

121 min | Documentary, Adventure

8.4
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Director: Alby Mangels | Stars: John Field, Alby Mangels

Votes: 36

17. Freedom Days (2006)

12 min | Short, Drama

8.4
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Paul's girlfriend gets killed during an attempted hi-jacking. He is haunted by the memories of the night that it happened. Keenan, a young colored medical student, is having doubts about ... See full summary »

Director: Quinton Lavery | Stars: Keenan Arrison, Paul Gardyne, Carla Woodburne

Votes: 19

18. FashionKingdom (1998 TV Movie)

8.4
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Naomi and her supermodel friends travel to South Africa to put on a charity fashion show for Nelson Mandela's Children's fund. A behind the scenes look at Naomi (even while getting a rub ... See full summary »

Director: Douglas Keeve | Stars: Naomi Campbell, Nelson Mandela, Kate Moss, Christy Turlington

Votes: 7

19. Warrior (2019– )

TV-MA | 60 min | Action, Crime, Drama

8.3
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Set during the Tong Wars in the late 1800s, Ah Sahm, a martial arts prodigy originating from China to San Francisco, ends up becoming a hatchet man for the most powerful tong in Chinatown

Stars: Andrew Koji, Olivia Cheng, Jason Tobin, Joanna Vanderham

Votes: 7,917

20. Long Way Down (2007– )

519 min | Documentary

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Two guys take a trip of several months on motorcycles. They travel from the North of Scotland, down through Europe, into Africa, finally winding up in Cape Town, South Africa.

Stars: Ewan McGregor, Charley Boorman, David Alexanian, Russ Malkin

Votes: 4,361

21. Run on Fat: Cereal Killers 2 (2015)

61 min | Sport

8.2
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World class triathlete Sami Inkinen and Dr Steve Phinney challenge the efficacy and safety of "carb loading" for sports performance.

Director: Yolanda Barker | Stars: Sean Boyle, Peter Brukner, Sami Inkinen, Merdith Loring

Votes: 44

22. The Time Travelers (2013)

11 min | Short, Drama, Mystery

8.2
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Two patients in a psychiatric hospital are expecting another routine day, until one of them receives an envelope in the post from the past, that could change their future forever.

Director: Ryan Kruger | Stars: Sean Michael, Graham Clarke, Robin Smith, Sandra Jorge

Votes: 6

23. Arende III: Dorsland (1993– )

598 min | Drama, History

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Stars: Ian Roberts, Gavin van den Berg, Susanne Beyers, Brian O'Shaughnessy

Votes: 5

24. Black Sails (2014–2017)

TV-MA | 56 min | Adventure, Drama

8.2
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Follows Captain Flint and his pirates twenty years prior to Robert Louis Stevenson's classic novel "Treasure Island."

Stars: Jessica Parker Kennedy, Toby Stephens, Hannah New, Zach McGowan

Votes: 83,732

25. Cape Divided (1999)

33 min | Documentary, Short

8.2
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Cape Town, South Africa - 1994: While the world cheered Nelson Mandela's victory in South Africa's first multiracial election, unpredicted and underreported was the ANC's overwhelming ... See full summary »

Director: Lance Larson | Stars: Allan Boesak, F.W. de Klerk, Colin Jones, Nelson Mandela

Votes: 6

26. Fra Kap til Kilimanjaro (2002– )

28 min | Documentary

8.2
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Travel series in which biologist and journalist Lars Ørlund makes the journey from Cape Town to Kilimanjaro.

Stars: Jørgen Dahl, Sean de Stadler, Lars Geyer, Lars Ørlund

Votes: 6

27. Mad Max: Fury Road (2015)

R | 120 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

8.1
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90 Metascore

In a post-apocalyptic wasteland, a woman rebels against a tyrannical ruler in search for her homeland with the aid of a group of female prisoners, a psychotic worshiper, and a drifter named Max.

Director: George Miller | Stars: Tom Hardy, Charlize Theron, Nicholas Hoult, Zoë Kravitz

Votes: 795,368 | Gross: $154.06M

28. Making of 'Wake of Death' (2004 Video)

Documentary, Short

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The making of the film 'Wake of Death'.

Director: Adrian Roup | Stars: Philippe Martinez, Tony Schiena, Jean-Claude Van Damme

Votes: 15

29. The Challenge (1998– )
Episode: The Inferno III: Handsome Reward (2007)

TV-14 | Adventure, Game-Show, Reality-TV

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Directors: Erica Ross, Mark Seliga | Stars: Ace Amerson, Abram Boise, Janelle Casanave, Tonya Cooley

Votes: 148

30. Fried Barry (2017)

3 min | Short

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Fried Barry is heroin junkie, that spends his days in a abandoned building walking around tripping from his latest hit, going through his ups and downs and reliving his old memories.

Director: Ryan Kruger | Star: Gary Green

Votes: 9

31. The Amazing Race Australia (2011– )
Episode: The Last Team Will Spend the Night in the Dungeon (Netherlands and Czech Republic) (2011)

Reality-TV

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The seven remaining teams travel from Cape Town, South Africa to Prague, Czech Republic. In Amsterdam, the teams are challenged to stomach a local delicacy. At Prague, the friendships start... See full summary »

Director: Michael McKay | Stars: Grant Bowler, Anastasia Drimousis, Chris Pselletes, Anne-Marie Brown

Votes: 6

32. Around the World in 21 Days (2007)

53 min | Drama

8.0
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Our story begins with the introduction of two female Londoners on the first leg of their 21-day journey around the world in the bicentenary year of the abolition of the slave trade act. The... See full summary »

Director: Jenny Herbert | Stars: Susan Jarrett, Tara Quinn, Claudette Young

Votes: 17

33. Motherland (2010)

123 min | Documentary

8.0
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Motherland is the most powerful documentary on Africa. Fusing history, culture, politics, and contemporary issues, Motherland sweeps across Africa to tell a new story of a dynamic continent... See full summary »

Director: Owen Alik Shahadah | Stars: Molefi Kete Asante, Amiri Baraka, Harry Belafonte, Tony Browder

Votes: 63

34. J.K. Rowling: A Year in the Life (2007 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 60 min | Documentary

8.0
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An insight into what life is like for well-known "Harry Potter" author J.K. Rowling as she finishes the final book in the series.

Director: James Runcie | Stars: James Runcie, J.K. Rowling, Sarah Beal, Neil Murray

Votes: 422

35. Orion (2006–2007)

48 min | Crime

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Zatopek (Zet) van Heerden is an ex-cop, a damaged man who describes himself as trash and acts self-destructively. He reluctantly agrees to take on a job for attorney Hope Beneke. Jan Smit, ... See full summary »

Stars: Ivan Abrahams, Quanita Adams, Aletta Bezuidenhout, Albert Maritz

Votes: 20

36. Blood Diamond (2006)

R | 143 min | Adventure, Drama, Thriller

8.0
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64 Metascore

A fisherman, a smuggler, and a syndicate of businessmen match wits over the possession of a priceless diamond.

Director: Edward Zwick | Stars: Leonardo DiCaprio, Djimon Hounsou, Jennifer Connelly, Kagiso Kuypers

Votes: 468,090 | Gross: $57.37M

37. Who Do You Think You Are? (2004– )

60 min | Documentary, Biography, History

8.0
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Well known faces within the British media each embark on individual journeys to answer some questions in regards to their own family history. An interesting and intelligent programme for ... See full summary »

Stars: Mark Strong, Cherie Lunghi, Phil Davis, Nick Barratt

Votes: 790

38. La poursuite du vent (1998– )

100 min | Adventure, Drama

8.0
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Stars: Bernard Giraudeau, Dominique Reymond, Valentine Varela, Mathieu Simonet

Votes: 11

39. Satchmo the Great (1957)

Approved | 63 min | Documentary, Biography, Music

8.0
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In this 1957 biography film of the jazz-great Louis "Satchmo" Armstrong, he and his band tour the world as American good-will ambassadors bring jazz at its best to the people of the world. ... See full summary »

Stars: Louis Armstrong, Edward R. Murrow, Leonard Bernstein, W.C. Handy

Votes: 7

40. The Satyr of Springbok Heights (2009)

54 min | Comedy, Drama

7.9
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Cape Town, Republic of South Africa. Springbok Heights is a magnificent ivory tower - an art deco masterpiece and an anachronism in the new South Africa. Like its all-white inhabitants, it ... See full summary »

Director: Robert Silke | Stars: Victoria Caballaire, Godfrey Johnson, Nicole Franco, Nicholas Spagnoletti

Votes: 7

41. Ella Blue (2008– )

48 min | Drama

7.9
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"Ella Blue" turns back the clock to the turbulent early 1960s in South Africa and tells the story of a woman whose life is torn apart by the politics of the day. Darrell James Roodt, who ... See full summary »

Stars: Nathalie Boltt, Tristian Bruyns, Jason Cope, Anthony Fridjhon

Votes: 11

42. Barren (2007)

22 min | Short, Drama

7.9
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The people of the small coastal South African town have been shocked by the recent serial murders of three pregnant women in a town that has its own fair share of problems and secrets. But who is the suspect?

Director: Quinton Lavery | Stars: Keenan Arrison, Adrian Galley, Paul Gardyne, Carla Woodburne

Votes: 17

43. Madam & Eve (2000– )

30 min | Comedy

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Stars: David Dukas, Ralph Lawson, Joe Mafela, Sean Michael

Votes: 13

44. The Fall (2006)

R | 117 min | Adventure, Drama, Fantasy

7.9
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64 Metascore

In a hospital on the outskirts of 1920s Los Angeles, an injured stuntman begins to tell a fellow patient, a little girl with a broken arm, a fantastic story of five mythical heroes. Thanks to his fractured state of mind and her vivid imagination, the line between fiction and reality blurs as the tale advances.

Director: Tarsem Singh | Stars: Lee Pace, Catinca Untaru, Justine Waddell, Kim Uylenbroek

Votes: 102,541 | Gross: $2.28M

45. Scenes from a Dry City (2018)

13 min | Documentary, Short

7.8
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Gripped by a fear of drought, 'SCENES FROM A DRY CITY' uses the lens of water to reveal cracks in Cape Town's complex social fabric.

Directors: Francois Verster, Simon Wood

Votes: 19

46. Hoppets hamn (2011)

Not Rated | 76 min | Documentary

7.8
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In 1945 Irene, Ewa and Joe were among the nearly 30,000 survivors rescued from German concentration camps to the peaceful harbour town Malmö, Sweden. Here they started life again. In unique... See full summary »

Director: Magnus Gertten | Stars: Irene Krausz-Fainman, Stig Kinnhagen, Ewa Kabacinska Jansson, Joe Rozenberg

Votes: 47

47. Dear Sister (2011)

24 min | Short, Drama

7.8
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Dear Sister is a short film that will be distributed freely across Africa with the intent to raise awareness about the reality of human trafficking.

Director: Nkanyiso Ncube | Stars: Chris April, Precious Kofi, Brendan Sean Murray, Sivuyile Ngesi

Votes: 5

48. Cape Town Soup (2010)

Documentary

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A staged documentary, filled with Capetonian stories and dance, about a melting pot of cultures, race and habits, of poverty and wealth.

Directors: Marieke Helmus, Femke Monteny, Yoka van Zuijlen | Stars: Christopher Beukes, John Cartwright, Chumani Matitibala, Zen Mlumbi

Votes: 6

49. On the Other Side of Life (2009)

Not Rated | 88 min | Documentary, Crime, Drama

7.8
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Lucky and Bongani pretend to be cool and in the know. To survive in a Cape Town township, they learned their lessons early: where to get drugs, where to get money, how to pick up girls and ... See full summary »

Directors: Stefanie Brockhaus, Andreas Wolff | Stars: Bongani Nxele, Elsie Nxele, Lucky Nxele

Votes: 22

50. Blacks Without Borders: Chasing the American Dream in South Africa (2008)

70 min | Documentary

7.8
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This film plunges into the lives of a group of African Americans who have come to South Africa to find the American dream.

Director: Stafford U. Bailey | Stars: Jose Bright, Charles Henderson, Jarman Holland, Karen E. Johnson

Votes: 6


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