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With 12 new series plus documentaries, movies and gorgeous kids’ series you won’t find anywhere else, Showmax has plenty of perfect excuses for you to stay home this weekend.

International series

AP Bio, S1 | First on Showmax

Jack is a brilliant philosophy professor, but his dream job is stolen. So he takes a job at a high school – but not to teach! No, he’s gonna use his genius students to get revenge and save his career in this hilarious new comedy. Watch now »

Channel Zero: The No-End House | First on Showmax

The creepy horror anthology returns, this time with a tale about a woman looking for answers about her past in a strange house where every room is a nightmare – and there’s no escape… Don’t watch this alone! Watch now »

The Royals, S1-3

At face value Queen Helena and King Simon are in charge of a classy royal family. But behind the scenes there is always trouble, especially when the heir to the throne dies in an accident. Power, intrigue, scandal, it’s all here! Starring Elizabeth Hurley as the queen. Watch now »

For the full list of international series added in October, read this post.

International movies

Kill the King | First on Showmax

Kill the King is only on Showmax
Image: NBC

Emily Browning stars in this offbeat film about a teenager who falls in love with an Elvis-obsessed young man at a mental institution in the 1970s. The unhinged lovebirds embark on a quest to assassinate the King of Rock and Roll. Watch now »

Ghost Rider 2

Ghost Rider is on Showmax
Image: Times Media

Nicolas Cage returns as Johnny Blaze and continues to struggle with the devil’s curse. Expect more action, flames and battles in this high-octane foray into the Marvel universe. Watch now »

Scream

It started with a phone call, leading to the grisly murder of two teenagers. But this small town has no idea what’s to come or who will be the next victim of a sadistic serial killer in the modern classic that reinvented horror. Watch now »

Scream 2

Scream 2 is on Showmax
Image: Miramax

Surviving the brutal murders, Sydney goes to college and hopes to leave the massacres behind her. But a stage play revisiting those events opens old wounds… and sparks the return of Ghostface as the bodies start piling up. Watch now »

Scream 3

Scream 3 is on Showmax
Image: Miramax

Sydney has gone into hiding as the brutal murders of her past keep coming back after her. Yet she has no choice but to do something when a new movie, based on the deaths, causes the masked killer to rise and start the slaughter. Watch now »

Rise of the Legend

Rise of the Legend is on Showmax
Image: NBC

A modern take on the classic Kung Fu tale about Wong Fei Hung (Eddie Peng), a talented martial arts fighter who takes on a fearsome crime boss to bring justice to the people – and avenge his father’s death. Watch now »

Creed

Creed is on Showmax
Image: MGM

As the son of Apollo Creed, the great opponent of Rocky Balboa, Adonis Johnson has boxing in his blood. Never having known his late father, Adonis decides to find Rocky and ask him to be his trainer in this epic sports drama. Watch now »

Rocky

Rocky is on Showmax
Image: MGM

Get back in the ring with the Sylvester Stallone classic about Rocky Balboa, the small-time boxer who wants to be a champion and will fight for a chance to survive, becoming a true winner by facing the champ Apollo Creed. Watch now »

Rocky II

Rocky II is on Showmax
Image: MGM

Rocky may have lost against Apollo Creed, but the world is suddenly very interested in him. Apollo isn’t too happy, though, and wants a rematch to show that only he can be the champ, setting the stage for an epic confrontation. Watch now »

Star Trek: Into Darkness

Star Trek: Into Darkness is on Showmax
Image: Paramount

A lone terrorists kills most of Starfleet’s leaders, so Captain Kirk and his crew go after the criminal. But they underestimate their opponent as an action-packed game of cat-and-mouse will decide humanity’s future! Watch now »

Why Did I Get Married?

Why Did I Get Married is on Showmax
Image: Lionsgate

Tyler Perry turns his sharp wit towards marriage in this clever comedic drama where eight married friends meet for their annual reunion vacation. But as secrets and scandals come out, will they stay together? Watch now »

Casper

Casper is on Showmax
Image: NBC

Based on the popular comic, an investigator moves into a haunted house to reach the spirits there. One of them, the boy ghost Casper, soon befriends his teenager daughter, Kat. But can the two stop Casper’s evil uncles? Watch now »

Despicable Me

Despicable Me on Showmax
Image: NBC

Gru is super-wicked and a great villain – complete with an army of minions. Then three orphans show up on his door and delay his plans for world domination. Watch now »

Kids’ shows

Find Me in Paris | First on Showmax

Find Me in Paris is only on Showmax
Image: Federation Entertainment

Lena the ballerina is on the cusp of fame in the year 1905 – until her boyfriend gives her an old family necklace that transports her to the 21st Century. Watch now »

Junk Drawer Magical Adventures, S1

Junk Drawer Magical Adventures is on Showmax
Image: Awesomeness

Learn a little magic to make your day fun and brighter with Akira and Walker. They use their tricks to get in and out of trouble, taking us along for the adventure. Watch now »

My Knight & Me, S1

My Knight and Me on Showmax
Image: Cake Entertainment

Henri of Orange is the protector of the kingdom, but not very good at it. Luckily he has his son, Jimmy, and Jimmy’s best friend, the rebel princess Cat, to help save the day from evil witches and dragons. Watch now »

Documentaries

Fight for Space | First on Showmax

Why should we go to space when there are so many problems to deal with here on Earth? But the race to the stars helps us much more than we know. Discover the past, present and future of space travel in this excellent documentary. Watch now »

Kenyan additions

Hullabaloo Estate | New episodes

Hullabaloo Estate on Showmax

Hullabaloo Estate is a comedy series that brings new meaning to the phrase “Love Thy Neighbour…Or Not”. Laugh out loud at the residents and the conflicts between them. Watch now »

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