The biggest movie releases in South Africa this week

We’re nearing holiday season which means plenty of epic movies coming out.

That means it’s the perfect oppurtunity to grab a few loved ones and/or friends and head to the silver screen.

Check out this week’s biggest movie releases below:


Age restriction: PG

Run time: 103 minutes

Starring: Auli’i Cravalho, Dwayne Johnson, Rachel House

Directed by: Ron Clements, Don Hall


A young woman uses her navigational talents to set sail for a fabled island. Joining her on the adventure is her hero, the legendary demi-god Maui.

Underworld: Blood Wars

Age restriction: 16 LV

Run time: 92 minutes

Starring: Kate Beckinsale, Theo James, Lara Pulver

Directed by:  Anna Foerster

Synopsis: Vampire death dealer, Selene (Kate Beckinsale) fights to end the eternal war between the Lycan clan and the Vampire faction that betrayed her.

Almost Christmas

Age restriction: 13 L

Run time: 111 minutes

Starring: Kimberly Elise, Omar Epps, Danny Glover

Directed by:  David E. Talbert


Almost Christmas tells the festive story of a beloved patriarch who asks his family for one gift this holiday season: to get along.

If they can honor that wish and spend five days under the same roof without killing one another, it will be a Christmas miracle.


Age restriction: 16 L

Run time: 97 minutes

Starring: Rikus De Beer, Beáte Opperman, Paul Eilers, Brümilda van Rensburg

Directed by:  Sallas De Jager


Jonathan, a dreamer and wannabe stand-up comedian in his late 20″s, still lives with parents. After another failed open mic performance he gets drunk and crashes his father”s dream car on the way home.

This is the last straw for his loving but fed-up parents and his father kicks him out of the house.

He decides that he will become a car guard just to stay afloat until the next big stand-up comedy completion that he firmly believes he can win.

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