Films released in South Africa in 2017

Films released on the Big Screen in South Africa in 2017

Latest Releases     Top Films of 2016 

January – April , 2017 (Listed Alphabetically)

A CURE FOR WELLNESS A Cure For Wellness reflects society’s malaise and obsession with perfect health / Watch the trailer

A DOG’S PURPOSE  Writing A Screenplay from a Dog’s Point Of View / Watch the trailer 

A MONSTER CALLS    The Art Of Adaptation  / Watch Trailer

ALLIED  A mesmerizing espionage thriller, sweeping war drama and passionate romance / Watch the trailer

AMERICAN PASTORAL Adapting Pulitzer Prize-winning Philip Roth’s novel / Trailer

ASTERIX AND OBELIX: MANSION OF THE GODS Read more about the film /  Trailer

BALLERINA  Read more / Watch the trailer

BEAUTY AND THE BEAST Disney’s Beauty and the Beast celebrates one of the most enduring and beloved tales ever told / Watch the trailer

BILLY LYNN’S LONG HALFTIME WALK  Read more about the filmTrailerReview

BIRTH OF A NATION The Birth Of A Nation puts a fiery and focused new lens to history / Watch Trailer

BOSS BABY Read more about the filmWatch the trailer

THE BYE BYE MAN Read more about the film Watch the trailer

CHiPs  Read more about the film / Trailer

COLLATERAL BEAUTY An inspiring story about the triumph of love and the human spirit / Trailer

COLLIDE Read more 

DENIAL  Denial unmasks the historical truth of the Holocaust / Watch the trailer

DIE REBELLIE VAN LAFRAS VERWEY Read more about the film/  Watch trailer

THE DISAPPOINTMENTS ROOM  Read more about the filmTrailer

FENCES  Denzel Washington talks about Fences – directing and starring in the big screen adaptation of the Pulitzer Prize-winning play / Watch trailer

FIFTY SHADES DARKER  A fairy tale that doesn’t play by the rules.  / Watch the trailer

FIST FIGHT  Watch the trailer / Read more about the film

GALLOWS ROAD Read more about the film /  Watch trailer

GET OUT  Read more about the film / Trailer

GHOST IN THE SHELL  Read more about the film /  Watch the trailer

GOLD An epic tale of one man’s American dream / Watch Trailer

THE GREAT WALL  A monster movie set on China’s Great Wall / Watch trailer

HACKSAW RIDGE Robert Schenkkan and Andrew Knight talk about the ten years it took to write the screenplay for Hacksaw Ridge / Hacksaw Ridge – An Extraordinary True Story /  Trailer

HIDDEN FIGURES   NASA’s Wonder Women / Watch the trailer


THE HOLLARS Read more about the filmTrailer

IN DUBIOUS BATTLE Read more about the film / Trailer

JACKIE   Read review   / Trailer Feature: Writing the screenplay for Jackie 

JAGVELD Read more about the film / Read review   / Watch the trailer

JOHN WICK: CHAPTER 2  Read more about the filmWatch the trailer

KALUSHI Trailer / Feature: “This is not “another apartheid movie”

KAMPTERREIN: DIE MOVIE  Read an interview with writer-producer Morne Lane

KEEPING UP WITH THE KANDASAMY’S A new South African comedy / Trailer

KONG:  SKULL ISLAND  Read more about the filmTrailer

LA LA LAND  La La Land gloriously revives the musical genre with verve and vigour / Trailer

THE LAST FACE Read more about the film /  Watch Trailer

THE LEGO BATMAN MOVIE  The LEGO Batman Movie brings together the energy, imagination and memorable characters from both the LEGO world DC universe / Read the review  / Watch the trailer

LIFE  Read more about the film / Trailer

LION  An incredible true story about mothers, and the primal urge to find home / Watch the trailer

LIVE BY NIGHT  The Art Of Adaptation: Live By Night – A true passion for filmmaker Ben Affleck  / Watch the trailer

LOGAN  Trailer Feature: The defining chapter in the cinematic saga of The Wolverine

LOVING   Watch the trailer  Read more about the film

MANCHESTER BY THE SEA : From Page To Screen / Interview with writer-director Kenneth Lonergan

MIDDLE SCHOOL:  THE WORST YEARS OF MY LIFE Read more about the film / Trailer

MISS SLOANE   Read more about the film /  Read review  / Watch the trailer

MONSTER TRUCKS  Watch trailer

MOONLIGHT  A commanding gay, black coming of age drama that speaks to everyone / Watch the trailer

NOCTURNAL ANIMALS Review / Trailer / Feature: A mind-bending cautionary tale

PASSENGERS Passengers – A Spaced-Out Thriller / Trailer

PATRIOT’S DAY   Watch Trailer

RESIDENT EVIL: THE FINAL CHAPTER Watch the trailer   Read more about the film

RINGS  Watch the trailer   Read more about the film

ROCK DOG Read more about the filmWatch trailer

SNAAKS GENOEG Snaaks Genoeg – An Entertaining And Poignant Dark Comedy / Trailer

THE SPACE BETWEEN US . Watch the trailer   Read more about the film

SABAN’S POWER RANGERS  Read more about the film / Trailer

THE SENSE OF AN ENDING  Read more about the film / Trailer

SILENCE A 26-year-journey from page to screen for writer-director Martin Scorsese / Review /  Trailer

SMURFS: THE LOST VILLAGE  Watch the trailer

SPLIT Read review / M. Night Shyamalan’s Split delves into the mysterious recesses of one man’s fractured, gifted mind / Watch the trailer

TABLE 19 Read more about the film /  Trailer

T2: TRAINSPOTTING   Watch the trailerRead review

THE TRIBE  Read more about the film /  Watch the trailer

WHY HIM? Why Him? – a hilariously fresh spin on the anxiety-inducing tradition of introducing one’s significant other to the family /   Trailer


THE ZOOKEEPER’S WIFE Read more about the film Watch the trailer