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Cinema of South Africa
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Timeline of South African cinema
List of South African films
Category:Cinema of South Africa
Category:South African films
Category:South African film awards
Category:South African film actors
Category:South African film directors


This is a chronology of films produced in South Africa in the Afrikaans language and in English:. For an A-Z see Category:South African films.

Contents

1910s-1940s

Title Director Cast Genre Notes
1916
An Artist's Dream Denis Sanbry Dick Cruickshanks Romantic drama (animation)
1919
Allan Quatermain Lisle Lucoque Ray Brown, George Taylor Adventure
1949
African Jim

1950s

Title Director Cast Genre Notes
1950
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1951
Alles sal Regkom Pierre de Wet Al Debbo Comedy
Daar doer in die bosveld Jamie Uys
1952
Altyd in my drome Pierre de Wet Al Debbo Musical Comedy
1953
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1954
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1955
Matieland! Pierre de Wet Steyn de Jager, Wynona Cheyney, Frederik Burgers, Esther Mentz, Willie Herbst, Taffie Kikillus, Albie van der Byl, Nic Naudé Romantic Comedy
1956
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1957
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1958
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1959
Come Back, Africa Lionel Rogosin Bloke Modisane, Miriam Makeba

1960s

Title Director Cast Genre Notes
1960
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1961
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1962
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1963
The Anatomy of Apartheid
1964
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1965
Dingaka Jamie Uys Ken Gampu, Stanley Baker, Juliet Prowse, Bob Courtney
All the Way to Paris
African Gold
Coast of Skeletons
1966
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1967
After You, Comrade Jamie Uys
1968
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1969
Beautiful People Jamie Uys

1970s

Title Director Cast Genre Notes
1970
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1971
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1972
Those Naughty Angels Neil Hetherington Family Adventure
1973
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1974
Animals Are Beautiful People Jamie Uys
1975
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1976
e'Lollipop Muntu Ndebele & Norman Knox
Albino
1977
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1978
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1979
Night of the Puppets Daan Retief
Plekkie in die Son William Faure
The Gods Must Be Crazy Jamie Uys N!xau, Sandra Prinsloo, Marius Weyers, Louw Verwey, Paddy O'Byrne Comedy

1980s

Title Director Cast Genre Notes
1980
Kiepie en Kandas Jan Scholtz
1981
Kill & Kill Again Ivan Hall Anneline Kriel
My Country My Hat David Bensusan Regardt van den Bergh
Nommer Asseblief Henk Hugo
1982
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1983
Funny People II Jamie Uys
Wolhaarstories Bromley Cawood Leon Schuster
1984
You're in the Movies Emil Nofal
1985
King Solomon's Mines Lee Thompson Richard Chamberlain, Sharon Stone, Herbert Lom, John Rhys-Davies
Nag van Vrees Jim Murray, Stanley Roup
Vyfster: Die Slot Sias Odendaal Patrick Mynhardt
Wie Die Laaste Lag Koos Roets
You Gotta Be Crazy Emil Nofal Bill Flynn, Amanda Forrow
1986
Liewe Hemel Genis William Egan
Mountain of Hell David Bensusan
Outlaw of Gor John Cardos
Place of Weeping Darrell Roodt
You Must Be Joking! Elmo De Witt Rina Hugo, Carike Keuzenkamp, Kallie Knoetze, Janine Pretorius, Leon Schuster, Mike Schutte Hidden Camera
1987
Across the Rubicon
An African Dream
Kill Slade Bruce MacFarlane
Murphy's Fault Robert Smawley
No Hard Feelings Charles Norton
Nukie Sias Odendal, Michael Pakleppa
Operation Hit Squad Tonie van der Merwe
Platoon Leader Aaron Norris
Die Posman Anthony Wilson
Tenth of A Second Darrell Roodt
Tusks Tara Moore
Wereld Sonder Grense Frans Nel Scot Scott
White Ghost Beau Davis
You Must Be Joking! Too Leon Schuster, Lizz Meiring Hidden Camera
1988
Alien from L.A. Albert Pyun
Accidents Gidi Amir Action/Thriller
Act of Piracy
Any Man's Death
A Private Life (Jack & Stella) Francis Gerard Bill Flynn, Jana Cilliers
Fiela se Kind Katinka Heyns Shaleen Surtie-Richards, Dalene Matthee
Laser Mission Robbie Simpson
Last Samurai Paul Mayersburg
Let the Music Be Frans Nel
Love Me Leave Me Alan Birkinshaw, Charles Mariott
Lucky Strikes Back Joe Stewardson Lucky Dube
Mapantsula Oliver Schmitz Screened at the 1988 Cannes Film Festival
The Most Dangerous Woman Alive Chris Marnham
Nightslave John Parr
Options Camilo Vila
Out on Bail Brian Hessler, Gordon Hessler
Paradise Road (Traitors) Jan Scholtz
Quest for Love Helen Nogueira Jana Cilliers, Sandra Prinsloo
Space Mutiny David Winters Cameron Mitchell Sci Fi Considered one of the best spoofs on Mystery Science Theater 3000
Terminal Bliss Jordan Alan
Thrilled to Death Chuck Vincent
Van der Merwe P.I. Regardt van den Bergh Anneline Kriel, Regardt van den Bergh
Whispers Robert Bergman
You're Famous Yehuda Barkan Hidden Camera Israeli co-production
The Zambezi Kid Denis Scully
1989
Africa Express
Killer Instinct David Lister Joanna Weinberg
Lambarene Gray Hofmeyr
The Gods Must Be Crazy II Jamie Uys
The Native Who caused all the Trouble Manie van Rensburg
Odd Ball Hall Jackson Hunsicker
Oh Schucks!...!Here Comes U*N*T*A*G Leon Schuster Leon Schuster
Oh Schucks...It's Schuster Leon Schuster Leon Schuster
Okavango (Wild Country) Wayne Crawford, Danie Odendaal, Percival Rubens
On the Wire Elaine Proctor
Prey for the Hunter John Parr
That Englishwoman Dirk de Villiers Veronica Lang
Voices in the Dark Vincent Cox Lucky Dube
Warriors from Hell Ronnie Isaacs
Windprints David Wicht Marius Weyers

1990s

Title Director Cast Genre Notes
1990
Agter elke man
1991
A.W.O.L.
The Angel, the Bicycle and the Chinaman's Finger
1992
Sweet 'n Short Leon Schuster Leon Schuster
1993
Friends Elaine Proctor Entered into the 1993 Cannes Film Festival
There's a Zulu On My Stoep Leon Schuster Leon Schuster
1994
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1995
Cry, The Beloved Country Based on a novel by Alan Paton
1996
Anna
1997
Danger Zone Billy Zane, Robert Downey Junior US and CAN
Amnesty
Panic Mechanic Leon Schuster
1998
African Violet
Paljas Katinka Heyns 5 MNET All-Africa Film Awards, South African submission to 70th Academy Award for Best Foreign Film
Sweepers Dolph Lundgren Action Set in a mine in Angola.
1999
Aces
Africa
After the Rain
Millennium menace Leon Schuster Leon Schuster

2000s

Title Director Cast Genre Notes
2000
Angels in a Cage
Apostles of Civilised Vice
Hijack Stories Oliver Schmitz Screened at the 2001 Cannes Film Festival
2001
Mr Bones Leon Schuster Leon Schuster, David Ramsey, Faizon Love, Robert Whitehead, Jane Benney
2002
Amandla!: A Revolution in Four-Part Harmony Documentary
2003
Adrenaline
2004
Boy called Twist Kim Engelbrecht
Cape of Good Hope
Drum Taye Diggs
Forgiveness Zane Meas, Arnold Vosloo, Quanita Adams
Max and Mona
Oh Shucks, I'm Gatvol! Leon Schuster Leon Schuster, Alfred Ntombela, Gerry the Clown, Bill Flynn
Yesterday Darrell Roodt Leleti Khumalo
2005
Engagement Caroline Nicou Romantic comedy
The Flyer Kim Engelbrecht
Mama Jack Leon Schuster Leon Schuster
Tsotsi Gavin Hood Presley Chweneyagae, Ian Roberts, Zola, Terry Pheto
U-Carmen eKhayelitsha Mark Dornford-May
2006
Bunny Chow Kim Engelbrecht
Angels in the Dust
Faith Like Potatoes Regardt van den Bergh Frank Rautenbach, Hamilton Dlamini Inspirational/Docu-Drama
Son of Man Mark Dornford-May
2007
Anner House
Andre: Heart of the Giant
Counting Headz: South Afrika's Sistaz in Hip Hop Vusi Magubane & Erin Offer Documentary
Ouma se Slim Kind Quinne Brown
Tengers Michael Rix Animation
2008
Jerusalema
2009
District 9 Neill Blomkamp Sharlto Copley Science fiction
Invictus Clint Eastwood Matt Damon Drama non fiction

References

  1. "MST3K: Space Mutiny *Eccentric Cinema, Winnwer". http://www.eccentric-cinema.com/cult_movies/space_mutiny.htm.  
  2. "Entertainment Weekly Best of the web 2007 "]. http://www.ew.com/ew/article/0,,20165619_20165621_20167518,00.html.  

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