The biggest movie releases in South Africa this week

As we get into the last quarter of the year, things seem to speed up as we rush towards the holiday season.

That’s why it’s important to take out some “me time” every now and again, and what better way than in front of the silver screen?

Check out the biggest movie releases in South Africa this week:

Absolutely Fabulous

Age restriction: 13 DL

Run time: 91 minutes

Starring: Jennifer Saunders, Joanna Lumley, Cara De Levigne, Julia Sawalha, Jane Horrocks, June Whitfield

Directed by: Mandie Fletcher


Edina and Patsy are still oozing glitz and glamour. Living the high life, they’re accustomed to shopping, drinking and clubbing their way around London’s trendiest hot-spots.

Blamed for a major incident at an uber-fashionable launch party, they become entangled in a media storm and are relentlessly pursued by the paparazzi.

Magnificent 7

Age restriction: 16 V

Run time: 133 minutes

Starring: Denzel Washington, Chris Pratt, Ethan Hawke Vincent D’Onofrio, Byung-Hun Lee, Peter Sarsgaard

Directed by: Antoine Fuqua


With the town of Rose Creek under the deadly control of industrialist Bartholomew Bogue, the desperate townspeople employ protection from seven outlaws, bounty hunters, gamblers, and hired guns: Sam Chisolm, Josh Farraday, Goodnight Robicheaux, Jack Horne, Billy Rocks, Vasquez, and Red Harvest.

As they prepare the town for the violent showdown that they know is coming, these seven mercenaries find themselves fighting for more than money.

Blair Witch

Age restriction: 16 HLV

Run time: 89 minutes

Starring: Valorie Curry, Callie Hernandez, Brandon Scott, James Allen McCune, Wes Robinson, Corbin Reid

Directed by: Adam Wingard


22 years later, a group of college students venture into the Black Hills Forest in Maryland to uncover the mysteries surrounding the disappearance of James Donahue’s sister, Heather, who many believe is connected to the legend of the Blair Witch.


Age restriction: TBA

Run time: 95 minutes

Starring: Anna Friel, Pierce Brosnan, Stefanie Scott

Directed by: John Moore


Mike Regan has everything he could ever want, a beautiful family and a top of the line smart house. The company he owns is on the verge of changing flight leasing forever.

That is, until the relationship with his closest advisor turns nasty, to the point where his teenage daughter is being stalked and his family is under attack through every technological facet of their lives.

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