Transformers: Rise of the Beasts (2023)
Return to the world of Autobots vs Decepticons. During the 90s, a new faction of Transformers, the Maximals, join the battle for Earth.
DC superhero movies on Showmax: ranked
See the ranked list of DC superhero movies now streaming on Showmax, including the feel-good Shazam! Fury of the Gods.
Next Exit (2022)
Two unhappy strangers travel across the US to take part in a study about the afterlife, arguing all the way.
What makes M3GAN tick – and Tok
M3GAN crawl-ran so Barbie could walk on her tippy toes. Find out why the world went mad for this doll who slayed the TikTok dance.
A robotics engineer at a toy company builds a life-like doll that begins to take on a life of its own in this chilling sci-fi horror.
District 9 (2009)
Neill Blomkamp and Sharlto Copley give apartheid, xenophobia, refugees, alien affairs, and the politics of hate and privilege a sci-fi satire spin in District 9.
Jurassic World: Dominion (2022)
Jurassic World: Dominion unites two generations of Jurassic stars for the first time. Dinosaurs now live and hunt alongside humans, but this fragile balance might not last.
Halle Berry and Patrick Wilson go on a mission as a NASA exec, a former astronaut and a conspiracy theorist work to stop the moon from crashing into Earth.
Denis Villeneuve directs a sci-fi epic about a noble family embroiled in a war to control the galaxy’s most prized asset.
Night Raiders (2021)
In this dystopian thriller, a mother joins a band of vigilantes to rescue her daughter from a state-run institution.
Godzilla vs Kong (2021)
Two of cinema’s most legendary monsters return in this exciting fourth instalment of the MonsterVerse film series.
Here’s why grindhouse sci-fi horror Fried Barry is a cult hit
South African flick Fried Barry is unlike anything you’ve seen before: stylish, surreal and zippy, it oozes cool in its trashy decadence.
The demented South African sci-fi Fried Barry is now streaming
Strap in, earthlings. The most critically acclaimed South African sci-fi film since District 9 has hit Showmax – and it’s a wild ride.
Fried Barry (2020)
Barry is a drug addict who is abducted by aliens. Soon, his body is being taken on a joyride through Cape Town as an alien assumes control.
This Mars-set sci-fi thriller follows a family as they try to start a new life on the red planet, but threats are knocking.
Glasshouse: a South African horror that “could become a modern classic”
The post-pandemic sci-fi thriller follows a family of survivors whose past, memories and secrets are unearthed by an enigmatic stranger.
This South African dystopian thriller is about a family who has survived an airborne virus, only to be seduced by a dangerous stranger.
This South African found-footage sci-fi mystery set in the Karoo in 1967 will keep you guessing until the very end.
Quiz: What South African animal would your Patronus be?
Every single Harry Potter movie is now on Showmax. Before you start binge-watching, find out what your Patronus Charm would conjure.
Light of my Life (2019)
A heartfelt drama set in a grim future. A father takes drastic action to protect his daughter after a deadly disease kills most of the female population.
Paradise Hills (2019)
Showmax sci-fi thriller Paradise Hills is pretty on the outside, troubling on the inside.
The House With a Clock in its Walls (2018)
Cate Blanchett and Jack Black weave magic in this spooky film that older kids will love.
Ready Player One (2017)
From Steven Spielberg comes an action-packed science-fiction film based on Ernest Cline’s bestselling book.