IMDb Pro’s Box Office Mojo has unveiled the top-grossing movies in South Africa for 2019.
According to these statistics, 19 movies grossed over $1 million locally, while a total of 90 made over $100,000 at South African box offices.
This is down from 27 over $1 million and 120 over $100,000 in 2018.
The highest-grossing movie of 2019 in South Africa was The Lion King, which is a remake of the classic movie and stars Seth Rogen, John Oliver, Beyonce, and South African John Kani.
The Lion King grossed $8.24 million (R122 million), while the only other film to exceed the $5-million mark was Avengers: Endgame, which made $7.17 million (R106.2 million).
Kandasamys: The Wedding was the only South African film to gross over $1 million – an impressive feat considering the film was shown in significantly fewer theatres than any other film in the top 20.
The top 20 highest-grossing films in South Africa for 2019 can be viewed below.
- The Lion King
- Avengers: Endgame
- Fast and Furious Presents: Hobbs and Shaw
- Captain Marvel
- Spider-Man: Far from Home
- John Wick: Chapter 3 – Parabellum
- How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World
- Toy Story 4
- What Men Want
- Bohemian Rhapsody
- Kandasamys: The Wedding
- The Secret Life of Pets 2
- Angel Has Fallen
- Maleficent: Mistress of Evil
- Men in Black: International