The best movies to stream on Showmax

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All the Fast & Furious movies, all the Bourne movies and blockbusters for the kids. From action to arthouse, from critically acclaimed to comedies, from award contenders to audience favourites - it’s all streaming now. 

Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw (2019) + the rest of the Fast Saga  

Action: All the tyres squealing, all the action, all the drama - all nine Fast & Furious movies are now streaming on Showmax for one massive high-paced binge fest!

It's the franchise that launched the careers of Vin Diesel and the late, great Paul Walker, although in the latest spin-off instalment, megastars Dwayne Johnson and Jason Statham have taken the wheel. The franchise's focus has shifted from illegal street racing more towards heists and spies, but it hasn't missed a beat in terms of delivering the action we're all after. Watch the whole boxset now »

The Bourne Collection 

Action: Stream all five Jason Bourne movies, featuring Matt Damon as the mysterious hero and Jeremy Renner as Aaron Cross, who is caught up in the events triggered by Bourne. The action-packed suspense films are based on Robert Ludlum's bestselling novels. Coming on 21 May. 

Dora and the Lost City of Gold (2019)

Family: In this live-action family film based on the cartoon character, Dora faces her biggest adventure yet: high school. But no sooner has she resigned herself to city life than she finds herself whisked off back to the jungle to rescue her parents and solve the mystery of the lost city of gold. Isabela Moner stars as the intrepid teen in this massive Hollywood hit that’s a ton of fun. Watch now »

Shazam! (2019)

Adventure: A newly fostered young boy in search of his mother instead finds unexpected superpowers and soon gains a powerful enemy. Watch now »

Pokemon Detective Pikachu (2019) 

Family: When detective Harry Goodman goes missing, his son teams up with Harry's former Pokemon partner, Detective Pikachu, to find him. Ryan Reynolds voices Pikachu so expect plenty of humour and wry laughs. Streaming from 24 May.

Bad Education (2019)

True-life drama: Roslyn Schools Superintendent Frank Tassone and his assistant Pam work together to put the district on the map. However, a school reporter uncovers an embezzlement scheme, which threatens their reign. Inspired by true events. First on Showmax. Watch now »

Boy Erased (2018)

Drama: Nineteen-year-old Jared, the son of a Baptist preacher, is outed to his parents. They force him to take part in a gay conversion therapy programme. This moving film stars Oscar winners Nicole Kidman and Russell Crowe alongside Joel Edgerton. Watch now »

Dumplin’ (2018)

Comedy: Dumplin, a plus-size teenager, enters her ex-beauty-queen mother's pageant as a protest and inspires others to follow in her footsteps. Starring Jennifer Aniston and Danielle Macdonald. Watch now »

Night School (2018)

Comedy: Comedians Kevin Hart and Tiffany Haddish are hilarious in this comedy about a group of misfits forced to attend adult classes in the evenings, in the hope that they'll pass the GED exam and earn their high-school diplomas. Watch now »

Good Boys (2019)

Comedy: Three pre-pubescent boys skip school to replace a drone they destroyed. Instead, they end up carrying accidentally stolen drugs and being chased by cops and terrifying teenage girls. Coming 28 May. 

Kings of Mulberry Street (2020)

Comedy: In 1980s Sugarhill, gangsters reign supreme, taking what they want and bullying the local community. But two nine-year-old - cheeky Ticky and timid Baboo - decide to go up against the crime lords and protect their families. Watch now »

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How to get Showmax from R49PM

Sign up for Showmax mobile and get access to the full catalogue on one mobile device for R49PM. 

Until the end of June, get three months’ access to Showmax standard for R149 - that’s a 50% discount on the usual price of R99 per month.  

Other ways to get Showmax 

New customers get a 14-day free trial and then pay R99 per month. 

DStv Premium subscribers get Showmax free - go to showmax.com to sign up. DStv Compact and Compact Plus subscribers pay just R49pm per month – and new subscribers get their second month free if they sign up before 30 June 2020.