Netflix South Africa has more stuff to watch – here’s the full catalogue

The selection of movies and shows on Netflix in South Africa is growing.

By - February 23, 2016 Share on LinkedIn
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When Netflix launched in South Africa, the unblocking service Unotelly said – according to its count – only 678 out of the platform’s 14,156 titles were available locally.

Unotelly reported at the time that Netflix US had 5,659 titles out of over 14,000 available globally.

Since its launch, Netflix has added a number of movies and TV shows to its South African catalogue.

Unotelly’s Filmefy service suggests that Netflix’s local library has grown by 17 titles to 695, with at least some of these including multiple episodes or seasons of TV series.

The table below shows how the number of titles in the South African Netflix library has changed since launch.

Note: the number of movie titles from different categories cannot be added together to get an overall total, as some films belong to more than one category.

Netflix ZA January February
Movie categories
Action & Adventure 77 83
Children & Family 61 67
Comedy N/A 171
Documentaries 163 177
Drama 76 83
Horror 23 25
Independent 29 31
Romance 44 46
Sci-Fi 42 48
Thrillers 25 29
TV Shows 232 268
Total 678 695

Action & Adventure

Netflix ZA Action and Adventure - A-Z

Children & Family

Netflix ZA Children and Family - A-Z


Netflix ZA Comedy - A-Z


Netflix ZA Documentaries - A-Z


Netflix ZA Dramas - A-Z


Netflix ZA Horror - A-Z


Netflix ZA Independent - A-Z


Netflix ZA Romantic - A-Z


Netflix ZA Sci-Fi and Fantasy - A-Z


Netflix ZA Thrillers - A-Z

TV Shows

Netflix ZA TV shows - A-Z

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