Original Sin: My Son The Killer on Showmax

Eye-opening homegrown documentaries to stream

These unmissable South African shows and movies deliver surprising insights on the country we’re living in today.

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True Detective: Night County is on Showmax

What to watch on Showmax in April 2024

True Detective: Night County, When We Were Lovers, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Mutant Mayhem and more coming to Showmax in April 2024.

Margot Robbie plays Nellie LaRoy in Babylon

Movie review: The hope and despair of Babylon

Margot Robbie and Brad Pitt star in a dark comedy-drama that chronicles an era of unbridled decadence and depravity in early Hollywood. 

World on Fire S2 on Showmax

Life in a World On Fire – Season 2 now streaming

Four characters from World War II historical drama series World on Fire Season 2 takes us behind battle lines to show us the human face of conflict, resistance, love and survival. 

Christmas on Showmax

5 Christmas movies with love, sugar and spice from Africa

With five South African festive movies, a brand-new Christmas movie from Kenya and a holiday-themed film from Nigeria, this Christmas on Showmax is one for the books.

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Super Mario Bros. Movie is on Showmax

The Super Mario Bros Movie: A feast of full-tilt fun

Stream The Super Mario Bros Movie for plucky voice talent, shiny visual splendour and an awesome soundtrack, now on Showmax.

The Winter King S1 is now on Showmax

The Winter King cometh: expect skulduggery, might and magic

Iain De Caestecker stars in this gritty mediaeval drama, based on The Warlord Chronicles by Bernard Cornwell.

Super Mario Bros. Movie is on Showmax

The best kids’ shows to stream during school holidays

Showmax has loads of fun to look forward to, including the first Showmax Original 2D animated series Twende and blockbuster movies for the whole family.

The Winter King S1 is now on Showmax

Swords and sorcery in The Winter King

The Winter King retells the Arthurian legend as a tale of political intrigue, tribalism, druids, knights, and grand romance. Now meet the king, the warrior and the sorceress.

Natasha Lyonne as Charlie Cale in Poker Face S1 on Showmax

The devil is in the details: how Charlie plays her cards in Poker Face

Natasha Lyonne is killing it in new mystery series Poker Face: here are some clues on how the perfect crime buster was created.

Siân Brooke as Grace Ellis and Martin McCann as Stevie Neil in Blue Lights S1 on Showmax

Behind-the-scenes on British crime series Blue Lights on Showmax

Come for a ride-along with Blue Lights’ writers, Declan Lawn and Adam Patterson, and actress Siân Brooke, who plays 41-year-old trainee cop, Grace.

Dragons Rescue Riders: Heroes of the Sky is on Showmax

Dragons Rescue Riders: Heroes of the Sky S1

Twins Dak and Leyla lead a team of five dragons on adventures to help the dragons and humans around their town of Huttsgalor.

Amazing Maurice on Showmax

The Amazing Maurice (2022)

A goofy streetwise cat has the perfect money-making scam that involves a dumb-looking, pipe-playing kid and a horde of strangely literate rats.

Fright Krewe on Showmax

Fright Krewe (2023)

Set in contemporary New Orleans, horror-loving teen Soleil is a high school student by day, and a tour guide for local haunts by night.

Renfield on Showmax

My boss is a bloodsucker! Say hi to Renfield

Welcome to the group, we have a newcomer today. Mr Renfield is going to tell us about his boss, Mr Dracula, who is sucking the life out of him. 

The Good House is on Showmax

Sigourney Weaver gives a spirited performance in The Good House

The Good House gives Sigourney Weaver her meatiest role as high-functioning alcoholic Hildy, now streaming on Showmax.

The Diplomat is on Showmax

The Diplomat: Consuls in crisis

British-Ghanaian actor Danny Sapani talks about how The Diplomat brings Brit crime drama  to sunny Barcelona. All 6 episodes are on Showmax.

Ride Along on Showmax

5 of Ice Cube’s most iconic movie roles

See hip hop and Hollywood star O’Shea Jackson Sr, better known as Ice Cube, in all his gruff greatness in these roles on Showmax.

Domina on Showmax

Domina S1-2

Set in Ancient Rome, Domina follows the rise of Livia Drusilla, who becomes one of the most powerful women in the world.

Knock at the Cabin is on Showmax

Knock at the Cabin: Dave Bautista and M Night Shyamalan? Yes, really

Based on the 2018 novel The Cabin at the End of the World by Paul G Tremblay, this Shyamalan flick grapples with – what appears to be – the apocalypse.

Cantona James as Ethan in Spinners.

What’s new on Showmax in November 2023

Showmax Original Spinners leads the race for the best entertainment coming to Showmax this month. Watch it and much more. 

Cocaine Bear is on Showmax

Cocaine Bear: Not your average slasher movie

Directed by Elizabeth Banks, Cocaine Bear is a fun and outrageous action comedy loosely based on actual events. Now streaming on Showmax.

Rain Dogs is on Showmax

5 things Rain Dogs nails about poverty

Pitch-dark British dramedy series Rain Dogs takes us on an adventure in life on the edge with unemployed single mom Costello Jones.

1923 is on Showmax

1923 takes Yellowstone to Africa

From Montana to Mombasa – Taylor Sheridan takes Yellowstone to Africa in the new Dutton saga prequel series, 1923.