Romance

Emma van Heyn in Matilda & Matthys

Emma van Heyn on Showmax romcom Matilda & Matthys

Actress and singer Emma van Heyn talks about her role in the Showmax Original romcom Matilda & Matthys now streaming.

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Forever Yena is on Showmax

Forever Yena (2024)

When online “it” couple Tumisho and Asanda have a big fight during a social media livestream, it puts a strain on their relationship.

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Matilda en Matthys on Showmax

Matilda & Matthys (2024)

An ambitious writer goes on a series of fake dates with a tech entrepreneur for research purposes, but things soon get complicated.

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Forever Yena is on Showmax

Triple-bill of local romance on Showmax this Valentine’s Day

South African romance movies Forever Yena, Matilda en Matthys and Intlawulo are all streaming on Showmax in the month of love.

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Redeeming Love is on Showmax

Redeeming Love (2022)

Angel, who was forced into child prostitution, expects nothing but pain from men until she meets Michael. Adapted from the popular novel.

The Best Man: The Final Chapters on Showmax

Binge-watch The Best Man: best friends gold

The Best Man: The Final Chapters celebrates a fan-fave decades-long friendship. Catch up with Harper, Quentin, Murch, Lance and the gang. 

The Best Man: The Final Chapters is on Showmax

The Best Man: The Final Chapters

Based on the films, The Best Man: The Final Chapters catches up with Harper, Robyn, Jordan, Lance, Quentin, Shelby, Candace, and Murch.

The Swearing Jar is on Showmax

The Swearing Jar (2022)

This musical romance is adapted from an acclaimed play by Kate Hewlett. Follow Carey and Simon, who are happily married and expecting a child, but a lie threatens to ruin everything. 

The Holiday is on Showmax

7 romance movies for your perfect date night

It’s just a movie, sitting on your playlist, waiting for you to watch it. Make every night date night with 7 classic romcoms on Showmax.

Ticket to Paradise is on Showmax

Ticket To Paradise (2022)

A divorced couple teams up to stop their lovestruck daughter from making the same mistake they once made in this delightful romcom.

Jennifer Lopez in Marry Me on Showmax

Marry Me (2022)

Jennifer Lopez and Owen Wilson are thrown together in this heart-warming, crazy rom-com. A pop star marries a stranger from the audience after being betrayed by her fiancé.

Two men with a pink rope around a woman in a suit; from drama series Entangled on Showmax

Entangled S1

This rom-com drama series follows the trials and tribulations of a woman and her friends as they navigate the world of relationships and the complications that come with it.

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6 movies about love and romance – with a twist

6 movies about love and romance – with a twist

In these unconventional love stories, the romantic relationships seem doomed – by time, space or other people. Can love really conquer all?

Licorice Pizza on Showmax

Licorice Pizza (2021)

Paul Thomas Anderson weaves a love story about a romance between a teenager and a twenty-something woman in California in the 1970s.

Beurtkrag (2021)

Beurtkrag (2021)

Unexpected loadshedding forces newly moved-in-together couple Jasper and Fransie to go to the darkest place of their relationship.

Moonshot (2022)

Moonshot (2022)

As Mars is terraformed, two college students sneak aboard a space shuttle to join their significant others on the red planet.

Gentleman Jack S1-2

Gentleman Jack S1-2

Yorkshire, England, 1832. Anne Lister defies the expectations of her sex in this award-winning British drama miniseries. 

Call Me By Your Name (2017)

Call Me By Your Name (2017)

Writing, acting, cinematography, location, music all join to create a gorgeous, moving story of first love.

The Lost City is on Showmax

The Lost City (2022)

A romance novelist and her cover model get swept up in a kidnapping that lands them in a jungle adventure.

The Big Sick on Showmax

The Big Sick (2017)

Pakistan-born comedian Kumail Nanjiani and grad student Emily Gardner fall in love but struggle as their cultures clash. 

Expiry Date Cast Mapule and

Interview: Mapula Mafole and Mbulelo Katise speak about their roles in Expiry Date

Mapula Mafole and Mbulelo Katise share their experience of being a part of this local gem, now streaming on Showmax.

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Expiry Date is a cheeky local romcom that flirts with fun and disaster

Musa and Zipho are here for the honeymoon phase of a new relationship, but check out when things get rough.

Klein Karoo 2 (2021)

Klein Karoo 2 (2021)

Frans, a 38-year-old documentary director, is forced to reevaluate his life after he is left in front of the altar for the second time.

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Troukoors (Wedding Fever) Season 2 episode recaps: all the romance and drama, only on Showmax

Troukoors (Wedding Fever) Season 2 episode recaps: all the romance and drama, only on Showmax

Troukoors Season 2 is full of surprises, drama and, of course, romance. Here is the recap of each episode. Warning: Spoilers ahead!

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