Editor's choice for movies
The Dark Knight trilogy
The Batman story is retold with Christopher Nolan behind the camera and Christian Bale as a darker, moodier version of the superhero.
Action at top speed: films set in planes, trains and automobiles
Want to go higher, faster, further? Join the club. Binge these fast-paced action flicks for a rush of a movie marathon.
The best British movies to stream
From gangsters in bowler hats to wedding guests in feathered hats, comedy to drama, here are some of the best British movies streaming on Showmax now.
The Tom Cruise Collection
Top Gun, Mission Impossible, Interview with the Vampire and Jack Reacher, plus more – we’ve got all the Tom Cruise goodness you could want.
The funniest comedies to stream
After a crime committed in the Struggle 30 years ago, three childhood friends are set free and have to face a whole new reality.
Made in South Africa
Together Together (2021)
An comedy about the bond between a man and a surrogate mother. Together Together is now streaming on Showmax.
Bill & Ted Face the Music (2020)
The now middle-aged best friends set out on a new adventure when a visitor from the future warns them that only their song can save life as we know it.
Black Friday (2021)
A group of toy store workers must deal with shoppers seeking discounts, bargains, and even blood on the busiest day of the year.
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 (2022)
Unlucky in love, Musa decides to play Expiry Date with his brother, a game where they date and break up with multiple women. But when it turns serious, Musa is faced with a choice.
Dwayne Johnson and Zac Efron lose their shirts for this hilarious reboot of the 90s TV classic. A veteran lifeguard and a new recruit clash as they attempt to stop a criminal plot.
India Sweets and Spices (2021)
Alia falls in love with Vurun while she’s home from college for the summer – but their romance is threatened by a secret from her mother’s past.
Looking for tearjerkers? They're right here!
Kristen Stewart got an Oscar nomination as Princess Diana on the cusp of divorcing Prince Charles during the Christmas holidays.
Thato Ya Modimo (2023)
When her best friend passes away tragically, a woman steps up to help the husband tackle single parenthood without his beloved wife.
Made in South Africa
Downton Abbey (2019)
This historical drama ties the loose ends of an award-winning show of the same name, following a noble family and its servants.
The Lost Daughter (2021)
In Maggie Gyllenhaal’s directorial debut, a professor on vacation is consumed by a young mother and her daughter, who trigger old memories.
An unhappy couple is forced to re-evaluate their relationship as they navigate the reality of the Covid-19 pandemic in this dark drama.
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.
Jennifer Hudson plays Aretha Franklin in this music biopic about the Queen of Soul. Watch Respect the movie on Showmax.
Lakutshon’ Ilanga (2022)
At the height of apartheid, young nurse Lerato cares for her two younger siblings. She must face her worst fears when her politically active brother disappears after school.