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We know how you feel. The long weekend just wasn’t enough to binge-watch the best new shows. So we’ve added more for you to watch right now on Showmax.

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Series Additions

Animals S1 (HBO)

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Animals have it tough, especially in New York City. Don’t miss this excellent animated adult comedy series, starring a cast of animals and their very city-centric problems… Watch it now »

Top of the Lake S2 (BBC)

Top of the Lake Seasons 1 and 2 are on Showmax
Image: BBC

Robin moves to Sydney, hoping to get away from the violence of her previous case. But things take a nasty twist with a grim suitcase washing up on the shore. Watch it now »

Movie Additions

Big Miracle

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When a group of whales are trapped in icy waters, a local journalist takes action to help and save them in this excellent and thrilling story for the whole family. Watch it now »

Kung Fu Panda

Image: Paramount

Go back to the animated masterpiece with Po, the big panda with an even bigger dream: to be a kung fu legend! Then a prophecy picks him as the one… Watch it now »

Over The Hedge

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Rising from their hibernation, a gang of woodland creatures find that humans have moved in! Luckily a wily raccoon is there to show them the ropes in this family animation. Watch it now »

The Pink Panther

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Steve Martin brings the bumbling Inspector Clouseau to life in this side-splitting comedy about a missing diamond, a murder conspiracy and the world’s most accidentally dangerous man. Watch it now »

The Pink Panther 2

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A valuable treasure trove is stolen and only one man can track it down… Better hope he doesn’t destroy everything before the job is done in this hilarious sequel. Watch it now »

Flushed Away

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A pampered pet rat lands in the sewer, but a scavenger helps him get back to his life of luxury in this animated adventure starring Hugh Jackman and Kate Winslet. Watch it now »

Shark Tale

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Oscar is a small fish in a big pond – until he claims to kill a local mob shark! He gets all the fame, but the shark’s gang wants revenge… Watch it now »



Planet Earth S2 (BBC)

Planet Earth II on Showmax
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The incredible award-winning documentary is back, again taking us closer to nature than ever before. From a lizard escaping a sea of snakes to dancing bears, it’s truly awe-inspiring. Watch it now »

Kids’ Shows

Angry Birds Blues S1

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The blues just want to relax, but that isn’t gonna happen with the hatchlings around. Enjoy the ridiculous adventures of these birds as they try to ruffle each others’ feathers! Watch it now »

Wizards vs. Aliens S1-3

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Tom is a teenager with a secret: he comes from a family of wizards. When aliens try to invade Earth, he teams up with scientific genius Benny to fight back. Watch it now »

Ready Jet Go! S2

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Sean and Sydney are two regular kids, until they befriend the new kid, Jet Propulsion, who happens to be an alien! Soon they’re flying all over the solar system. Watch it now »

South African Shows

Living The Dream With Somizi S1 

Image: Mzansi Magic

Somizi’s life is full of fun and extravagance! But learn more about what it takes and the real person behind the celeb in this candid series. Watch it now »

Happiness Is A Four Letter Word

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Nandi had the perfect life planned, but then it all goes upside down months before her wedding! Luckily she has her friends in this side-splitting romantic comedy! Watch it now »

Hear Me Move

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This local dance movie follows the story of Muzi, the son of a pantsula dancer, searching for the truth behind his father’s death… and finding so much more. Watch it now »

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