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.

Boiling Point S1 on Showmax

Boiling Point S1

Based on the hit UK movie, this high-intensity culinary drama sees a head chef battle to forge a name for a new London restaurant

Bachelor in Paradise S9 on Showmax

Bachelor in Paradise S9

Former contenders from The Bachelor and The Bachelorette get a second chance at love in an isolated location.

Chucky Season 3 is on Showmax

Chucky S3

Based on the popular horror movies: a vintage doll turns up at a yard sale and soon the tone faces a series of horrifying murders.

The Real Housewives of Salt Lake City S4 on Showmax

The Real Housewives of Salt Lake City S4

In the majestic mountains of Utah is a hidden social circle made up of successful women who have created their own paradise filled with luxury homes and shopping sprees.

Gbemisola Ikumelo as Dom and Hammed Animashaun as Kay in Black Ops

Black Ops S1

Fans of buddy cop comedies like 21 Jump Street will enjoy this hilarious comedy series. Two community support officers are recruited into a dangerous undercover operation to infiltrate a London drug gang.

Fellow Travelers on Showmax

Fellow Travelers S1

Follow the decades-long chronicle of the risky, volatile and steamy relationship between the charismatic and ambitious Hawk and the pious and idealistic Tim, who fall in love at the height of the 1950s Lavender Scare.

Gordita Chronicles S1 on Showmax

Gordita Chronicles S1

This coming-of-age comedy series chronicles the life of a Latina reporter as she looks back on her childhood as a chubby Dominican immigrant growing up with her eccentric family in 1980s Miami.

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.