Shows and movies first on Showmax

Shows and movies first on Showmax

Looking for series and movies that you’ll find only on Showmax? We’ve rounded up all the shows that landed on Showmax before any other streaming service in Africa. 

From mind-bending sci-fi, jaw-dropping reality series and epic fantasy to heartwarming romance, thrilling action and gripping drama, there’s something for everyone in this pick of international and African series and movies.

The Cleaning Lady S3 on Showmax

The Cleaning Lady S3

A marginalised Cambodian doctor in the US struggles to keep her ill son alive. She becomes a cleaning lady for an organised crime syndicate to save him.

Caitlin Bassett as Addison, Raymond Lee as Dr. Ben Song in Quantum Leap S2 on Showmax

Quantum Leap S2

As lead physicist Ben Song takes an unauthorised leap into 1985, the Quantum Leap team have to figure out how to get him back.

ZeroZeroZero on Showmax

ZeroZeroZero S1

The drug underworld is a zero-sum game in this gritty crime drama exploring the inner workings of the global cocaine trade.

Jenna Lamia as Judy Cooper and Alan Tudyk as Harry Vanderspeigle in Resident Alien S3

Resident Alien S1-3

Is humanity worth saving? This is the dilemma faced by a crash-landed alien who assumes the identity of a small-town doctor who solves crimes.

The Lovers is on Showmax

The Lovers

A dark comedy series about an unexpected love story between a foul-mouthed supermarket worker and a political television broadcaster.

Infiniti S1 on Showmax

Infiniti S1

When the body of an American astronaut is found on a roof in Kazakhstan, a French astronaut and a Kazakh cop set out to solve the mystery.

The Equalizer 3 on Showmax

The Equalizer 3 (2023)

Denzel Washington takes his uniquely brutal brand of justice to Italy in this third and final chapter of The Equalizer movies.

Headhunters on Showmax

Headhunters S1

Follow Roger Brown, a corporate headhunter who has lied and manipulated his way to success in this Norwegian thriller.

David Oyelowo as Bass Reeves in Lawmen: Bass Reeves on Showmax

Lawmen: Bass Reeves S1

The story of Bass Reeves, a slave who became the first Black US Marshal in the American West in the late 1800s. 

Found is on Showmax

Found S1

Found follows recovery specialist Gabi Mosely as she and her team work tirelessly to find missing people forgotten by the system.

Funny Woman S1

Funny Woman S1

Based on the Nick Hornby novel Funny Girl, this is the story of a Blackpool beauty queen who tries to make is a comedian in the 1960s.

Ted is on Showmax

Ted S1

In the prequel to Seth MacFarlane’s movies about the swear-bear Ted, he and his best friend John navigate high school together.

Killing It is on Showmax

Killing It S1

A comedy series about class, capitalism and one man’s quest to achieve the American dream. And to kill really big snakes.

Bupkis is on Showmax

Bupkis S1

Pete Davidson stars as himself in this wacky, fictionalised account of his life, struggles, and triumphs. Also starring Edie Falco and Joe Pesci.

SAS Rogue Heroes on Showmax

SAS Rogue Heroes S1

Follow how the world’s greatest Special Forces unit, was formed under extraordinary pressure in the darkest days of World War Two.

Queen's Court S1 on Showmax

Queens Court S1

Queens Court follows three famous single women seeking love and happiness with the help of power couple Holly and Rodney Peete.

Race to Survive Alaska is on Showmax

Race to Survive: Alaska

Eight teams of two compete for a $500 000 prize in a 40-day race through dangerous Alaskan terrain in this harrowing competition.

Pitch Perfect Bumper in Berlin is on Showmax

Pitch Perfect: Bumper in Berlin

In this Pitch Perfect spin-off, Adam Devine’s character, Bumper Allen, moves to Germany to pursue a solo music career.

(from left) Flora (Melissa McCarthy) and Bernard (Paapa Essiedu) in Genie, directed by Sam Boyd, on Showmax

Genie (2023)

In this holiday comedy, a workaholic man down on his luck seeks the help of a magical genie to help him with his problems.

Shining S2 Vale on Showmax

Shining Vale S1-2

An author moves into a house with a troubling history – but nobody else in her family notices anything odd. Is she possessed? Depressed? Both?