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Cop shop: 5 most wanted crime series

Cop shop: 5 most wanted crime series

Five new series on Showmax have a legal twist. We’ve brought in the suspects and asked some questions so you can pick your most wanted ones from the lineup. 

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. 

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Heels S2 is on Showmax

Heels S2

Two brothers and rivals, one the “heel“ and the other a “face,“ war over their late father’s wrestling promotion.

The Diplomat is on Showmax

The Diplomat

Laura Simmonds and her Barcelona Consul colleague and friend Alba Ortiz fight to protect British nationals who find themselves in trouble in the Catalan city.

Shaka iLembe on Showmax

Where to see the cast of Shaka iLembe on Showmax

From Nomzamo Mbatha as Queen Nandi to Lemogang Tsipa as King Shaka Zulu, see the cast of Shaka iLembe in some of their other acclaimed roles on Showmax. The boxset lands on 4 December on Showmax.

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Sylvester Stallone (aka Rocky Balboa) as Dwight “The General” Manfredi in Tulsa King S1

Tulsa King S1

An Italian mobster, played by Sylvester Stallone, is given the startling task of reestablishing his Italian mafia family in Tulsa, Oklahoma.

Power Book III: Raising Kanan - Season 2 on Showmax

Power Book III: We need to talk about Kanan

Kanan – the killer kid turned mastermind of destruction – is back in your neighbourhood in Power Book III: Raising Kanan Season 2.

Warrior Season 3 is on Showmax

Pick your fighter: 8 ultimate action scenes

Warrior Season 3 comes out with its fists up, but can it take on the all-time greats? We have eight ultimate action scenes ready to fight it out. Which one is your champion?

The Equalizer on Showmax

The Equalizer S3

Queen Latifah plays Robyn McCall, an enigmatic former CIA operative who uses her extensive skills to help those with nowhere else to turn.

Warrior Season 3 is on Showmax

Warrior S3

The original dragon Bruce Lee wrote, pitched and had this story rejected. Fifty years later, Warrior made it to the screen.

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Power Book IV: Force Season 1 is on Showmax

It’s all about Tommy in Power Book IV: Force

Gangster Tommy Egan reclaims power and brotherhood in the latest Power series, Force. Watch Power Book IV: Force Season 1 on Showmax now.

Joseph Sikora plays Tommy in Power Book IV: Force

Power Book IV: Force S1

On his way to California, Tommy decides to stop in Chicago to lay flowers at the grave of his deceased grandmother, only to learn that she is still alive.

Emily Blunt in Western Period costume in The English on Showmax

The English: Emily Blunt drives a tale of love and revenge

The revisionist Western drama unfolds as a story of unlikely love between an Englishwoman and a Native American man both journeying toward revenge.

Cop procedural East New York reveals the flaws within the force

Cop procedural East New York reveals the flaws within the force

This gritty police procedural following DI Regina Haywood is now streaming on Showmax, with new episodes landing every Thursday.

East New York is on Showmax starring Amanda Warren

East New York S1

A powerful and compelling procedural following Deputy Inspector Regina Haywood and her diverse team in East New York’s 74th Precinct.

The best drama-filled cop shows to stream on Showmax

The best drama-filled cop shows to stream on Showmax

Crack out your binge-viewing badge and solve the case of which action series you’re going to watch on Showmax next.

DMZ S1

DMZ S1

In this HBO drama based on the acclaimed DC comic books, a second American Civil War turns Manhattan into a demilitarised zone, where a medic sets out on a harrowing quest to find her son.

Reyka

Reyka

Kim Engelbrecht and Iain Glen star in this SA crime drama set in KZN about a criminal profiler who is haunted by her past as she investigates shocking murders.

5 of the most creative kills in murder mystery Ragdoll

5 of the most creative kills in murder mystery Ragdoll

The serial killer in this creepy crime drama has a host of cruel and crafty ways to get through his deadly to-do list.

Plunge into the DC Universe and stream these movies and series

Plunge into the DC Universe and stream these movies and series

From Joker to Peacemaker, the DC Universe introduces a panoply of heroes and anti-heroes. Dive into the universe with this great selection of movies and series streaming on Showmax. 

Suicide Squad spin-off Peacemaker starring John Cena is full of surprises

Suicide Squad spin-off Peacemaker starring John Cena is full of surprises

Superhero series Peacemaker delivers something no one saw coming: heart. All episodes are now streaming on Showmax.

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Peacemaker S1

Patriotic assassin Peacemaker and his ragtag black ops squad work to eliminate parasitic creatures that threaten the future of humanity.

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Lioness: She is woman, hear her roar

Lioness: She is woman, hear her roar

The local drama Lioness is now available to binge-watch on Showmax, and shows how far a mother will go for her children.

Lioness

Lioness

A woman is wrongly convicted of fraud and, after eight years in prison, she goes on a quest to reunite with her children and clear her name.