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This week has loads of shows coming that you can only find on Showmax, like the highly anticipated new Marvel series Cloak & Dagger, which is coming express from the US. We’ve also got great movies like Snitch starring Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson and many more that landed this week. For sports fans, we’ve got new documentaries showing the highlights from previous FIFA World Cups and others that just arrived. Plus Revolting Rhymes, which was animated by an awesome SA production company called Triggerfish, and loads more! Check out the full list below.

Series Additions

Cloak & Dagger, First on Showmax

Marvel's Cloak and Dagger comes to Showmax in June
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Tandy and Tyrone have two things in common: they’re in love and they have superpowers. But these only work well when they are together, which makes things complicated. Episodes 1 and 2 land on Showmax on Friday, 8 June with express episodes coming every Friday. Watch it now »

Plus all these series are also coming in June. Read more »

Movie Additions



With his son jailed, a father finds a way to reduce the sentence: go undercover in a drug cartel. Then things become very deadly in this thriller starring Dwayne Johnson.  Watch it now »


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Linda Lovelace became a porn sensation in the 1970s and an icon for sexual freedom. But there is a darker side in this gripping biopic starring Amanda Seyfried.  Watch it now »

21 And Over

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Two friends surprise their buddy for his 21st birthday and promise he’ll be back for his vital med school interview. But things get out of hand in this side-splitting comedy.  Watch it now »


Image: Paramount

The laughs never stop in this modern classic about a troupe of zoo animals who decide to find their way back to Africa and the majestic island of Madagascar.  Watch it now »

Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa

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The penguins have managed to find a way for the animals to reach Africa and our heroes finally meet members of their own species. But it’s not what they expected…  Watch it now »

House Of Magic

House of Magic is on Showmax
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Fleeing from a storm, a cat enters an old house – not knowing it’s home to a magician and all his weird and wonderful gizmos in this fun animated adventure.  Watch it now »

3096 Days

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In 1998, 10-year-old Natascha Kampusch was kidnapped and held captive for eight years. This is the harrowing story of her nightmare, how she survived and eventually escaped…  Watch it now »

The Stoning Of Soraya M

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After the brutal killing of her niece, a desperate woman meets with a journalist and reveals the cruel and inhumane acts that led to her death.  Watch it now »

The Ring Thing, First on Showmax

Image: Gravitas

What does it mean to be engaged to be married? A lesbian couple finds out in this touching exploration of love and commitment.  Watch it now »

Anna Karenina

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There’s no shortage of beautiful people as Keira Knightley, Jude Law and Aaron Taylor-Johnson star in this classic tale about love, lust and choice in Tolstoy’s ageless love triangle drama.  Watch it now »

Sports Additions

FIFA World Cup Documentaries

Image: SuperSport

From FIFA World Cup Shocks to nail-biting FIFA World Cup Finals, get excited about the 2018 event with these new additions on Showmax. Watch it now »

In Conversation with Joost van der Westhuizen

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Long-time friend and team mate Kobus Wiese interviews rugby legend Joost van der Westhuizen in one of the final public appearances before Joost’s death in early 2017.  Watch it now »

Springbok Season Review 2017

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SuperSport analysts Nick Mallett and Owen Nkumane review the 2017 season for the Springboks.  Watch it now »

In Conversation with Gareth Edwards

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Sir Gareth Edwards is regarded as one of the greatest players ever to don both the Welsh and Lions Jersey. He also scored what is regarded as the greatest try ever for the Barbarians, against the All Blacks, in 1973.  Watch it now »

Kids’ additions

Revolting Rhymes, First on Showmax

Revolting Rhymes if first and only on Showmax
Image: Magic Light Pictures

Straight from the pages of the legendary children’s author Roald Dahl, revisit classic fairy tales brought to life in this amazing, Oscar-nominated animation.  Watch it now »

The Highway Rat, First on Showmax

Image: Magic Light Pictures

He’s a greedy rat always looking to steal the food. But this critter has bitten off more than he can chew in this cute animated show.  Watch it now »

The WotWots S1-2

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Meet DottyWot and SpottyWot, two animated aliens who have arrived on Earth to visit and learn about our animals. Travel with them as they meet elephants, tigers, koalas and more.  Watch it now »

Documentary additions

Warning: This Drug May Kill You

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Addiction to painkillers is a massive epidemic that is destroying lives. This unflinching documentary follows four families with members caught in the spiral of addiction that’s destroying everyone around them.  Watch it now »

Birthright: A War Story, First on Showmax

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The rights of women to choose how and when they want children are being stripped away by politicians. This harrowing documentary reveals the war that’s turning pregnant women into criminals.  Watch it now »

South African additions

Point of Order S1 & S2

Point of Order on Showmax
Image: Both World

A light-hearted parody of a parliamentary set up TV show, with comedians taking the law into their own hands.  Watch it now »

Versnel, First on Showmax

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Two paramedics are on a twelve-hour night shift. They have to treat a patient with multiple stab wounds, but can they get to the hospital before gangsters crush them in this South African thriller?  Watch it now »

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