The Woman King, King Richard and Other International Movies To Watch On Showmax This June
Hey, movie lovers! Get ready for an exciting lineup of international films streaming on Showmax this June. From epic historical dramas to heartwarming family stories, there’s something for everyone.
Here is a list of five movies coming to Showmax this June!
THE WOMAN KING | Stream from 10 June
The Woman King brings to life the extraordinary story of the Agojie, an all-female unit of warriors who defended the West African Kingdom of Dahomey in the 1800s. Shot in South Africa and Ghana with Moonlighting, this epic film follows the journey of General Nanisca, portrayed by the talented Oscar winner Viola Davis. As she trains the next generation of recruits, Nanisca prepares them for a battle against colonial forces determined to annihilate their way of life.
Joining Davis in this star-studded cast are BAFTA winners John Boyega and Lashana Lynch, Ugandan BAFTA nominee Sheila Atim, five-time Grammy winner Angélique Kidjo from Benin, and Nigerian sensation Jimmy Odukoya. The Woman King is a must-watch for its inspiring storytelling and message of courage and determination.
KING RICHARD | Stream now
King Richard is a heartfelt cinematic movie about the tale of Richard Williams, played by the brilliant Will Smith. Richard Williams raised two of the greatest athletes of all time, Venus and Serena Williams. This film earned Will Smith the 2022 Oscar for Best Actor and also secured a nomination for Original Song with Beyoncé’s soul-stirring track, “Be Alive.” It captures the inspiring journey of the Williams sisters’ rise to greatness.
With a 90% critics’ rating on Rotten Tomatoes, this movie will have you grinning from ear to ear. It’s pleasurable and one of the most enjoyable films of the year.
THE NORTHMAN | Stream from 15 June
The Northman, written and directed by Eggers, showcases the immense talent of Emmy winner Alexander Skarsgård. Skarsgård’s powerful portrayal as a Viking prince, driven by a desire to avenge his father’s murder, earned him a well-deserved nomination at the 2023 Critics Choice Super Awards.
With an all-star cast including Nicole Kidman, Anya Taylor-Joy, Ethan Hawke, and Willem Dafoe, The Northman promises to be a breathtaking visual marvel. Don’t miss out on this epic fantasy adventure.
THE FALLOUT | Stream now
Multi-award-winning actress, Jenna Ortega shines as Vada Cavell, a survivor of a high school shooting, in Fallout. This remarkable film delves into the aftermath of tragedy and poses thought-provoking questions. Joining Ortega in the cast is People’s Choice winner Maddie Ziegler, along with acclaimed talents such as Black Reel nominee Niles Fitch, Emmy winner Julie Bowen from Modern Family, and Emmy nominee Shailene Woodley of Big Little Lies.
With a 93% critics’ rating on Rotten Tomatoes, The Fallout has been hailed as terrifically real and the first defining movie of Gen Z. It’s an emotional journey that will leave a lasting impact.
FATHER OF THE BRIDE | Stream from 19 June
Love is in the air as Showmax presents a dazzling Cuban-American twist on the classic romcom, Father of the Bride. Join the charismatic Andy Garcia as Billy Herrera, the father of the bride, as he embarks on a delightful journey filled with laughter, tears, and heartwarming moments. With the iconic Gloria Estefan, the charming Diego Boneta, and the delightful Isabela Merced by his side, this film is a recipe for pure joy and cinematic magic. It’s a tale of love, family, and happily ever afters, and a perfect movie to watch with your dad.
But that’s not all! Stream “On the Come Up,” “Torn Hearts,” “The Bad Guys,” “Nope,” and many more captivating international movies available on Showmax this June. Get ready for an unforgettable streaming experience!