In recent times, South Africa is not only being seen as a financially viable nation but also a place to make some high quality movies that are critically acclaimed both locally within South Africa and internationally. There have been several great moves either made in or made about South Africa over the last couple of years, we are beginning to see great movies from thrillers to wildlife, histories, social realism to lyrical wildlife documentaries, romance and comedy. We’ve come up with 10 of the very best movies that are either made in South Africa or made about South Africa and we hope you’ll find it interesting. Here goes the list of 10 Greatest Movies Made in South Africa
10. District 9 (2009): 52 Nominations, and 4 Oscar Nominations, 14 Wins || Gross: $210,819,611
This 2009 movie made money and won numerous awards, grossing over $210 million dollars including four Oscar nominations and 52 nominations. Perhaps the best thing however was the fact that virtually the entire cast and crew, including director Neill Blomkamp and stars Sharlto Copley, Jason Cope and Nathalie Boltt were all South Africans with the exception of Peter Jackson who is an American and of course the money.