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.
Knock at the Cabin: Dave Bautista and M Night Shyamalan? Yes, really
Based on the 2018 novel The Cabin at the End of the World by Paul G Tremblay, this Shyamalan flick grapples with – what appears to be – the apocalypse.
Knock at the Cabin (2023)
A holidaying gay couple and their daughter are taken hostage by four strangers who demand an unthinkable sacrifice.
The Black Phone (2021)
A young boy is abducted by a sadistic killer and kept in a basement, where he gets calls from the killer’s past victims on a broken phone.
Trapped in her marriage, Angela is approached out of the blue by Ed, a private investigator, who spills her husband’s darkest secrets.
South African crime series Desert Rose delivers twists and thrills
Neil Sandilands leads the ensemble cast in the suspenseful and windswept South African family thriller Desert Rose.
Desert Rose S1
An M-Net Original family crime thriller following the Greyling family, crippled by debt and haunted by their father’s actions.
Josh Hartnett on his role as a tech guru plagued by his own creation in The Fear Index
Josh Hartnett stars as a scientist and hedge fund CEO whose own invention turns on him and the world’s financial markets in The Fear Index.
The Beta Test (2021)
An engaged Hollywood agent’s life is upended when he accepts an anonymous invitation to a no-strings-attached sexual encounter.
Primal fear: Test your limits with these terrifying thrillers
Wake up your winter brain with five heart-stopping shows and movies that’ll test your limits, like Fall, 100 Foot Wave and The Ledge.
After climbing an abandoned 2000-foot radio tower, best friends Becky and Hunter find themselves trapped at the top with no way down.
The Fear Index S1
A genius scientist-turned-Wall-Street-tycoon becomes the target of a plot to destroy the world’s financial markets in this tense thriller.
Two siblings (Keke Palmer and Daniel Kaluuya) discover a mysterious otherworldly phenomenon in the skies above their horse ranch.
Zac Efron stars in this survival thriller about gold and greed. When two men find a gold nugget in the desert, one guards it while the other gets equipment to excavate it.
In this action-packed movie shot in South Africa, Idris Elba fights for his family’s survival as a rogue lion hunts a father and his teenage daughters.
The second wife of Henry VIII has to fight for her marriage, her position as Queen of England … and her life.
Meet the cast of the Showmax Original thriller series DAM
An all-star ensemble cast drives this psychological thriller series about demons from the past and evil that’s alive in the present day.
Pallance Dladla on his SAFTA-nominated role in the hit Showmax Original DAM
Perennially popular Pallance Dladla returns in his SAFTA-nominated role as Themba in Showmax Original thriller DAM.
Lea Vivier on her SAFTA-nominated role in the hit Showmax Original DAM
Reprising her SAFTA-nominated role in DAM, Lea Vivier once again delivers a haunting performance as Yola.
Rain has finally come to Fischerhaven – but Yola has no memory of anything since her return for her father’s funeral. Will she ever put the missing pieces together?
What happened in DAM Season 1?
Season 1 of DAM won multiple awards at the SAFTAs and acclaim from critics. Here’s a recap of what went down, ahead of Season 2, landing on Showmax from 16 February.
9 psychological thrillers to keep you up at night
These suspenseful movies will play tricks on your mind – from the Jordan Peele horror Get Out to Steven Soderbergh’s Kimi.
In The Lost Daughter, a Greek island holiday turns into a nightmare
Maggie Gyllenhaal’s directorial debut pits a troubled professor against a dangerous family – and her own disturbing memories.
Edwin van der Walt on Donkerbos: “All Braam wanted to do was help”
Edwin van der Walt brings the troubled character Braam to life in the chilling Showmax Original thriller series Donkerbos.