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Bopha! (1993)

PG-13
120 min | Drama

In this story of a black policeman during South African apartheid, Danny Glover plays the cop, who believes he's trying to help his people, even while serving as a pawn of the racist government. When his son gets involved in the ...See moreIn this story of a black policeman during South African apartheid, Danny Glover plays the cop, who believes he's trying to help his people, even while serving as a pawn of the racist government. When his son gets involved in the anti-apartheid movement, he finds himself torn between his family (including long-suffering wife Alfre Woodard) and what he believes is his duty. Written by M See less
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Writers
Percy Mtwa (play) | Brian Bird (screenplay) | John Wierick (screenplay)
Producer
Lawrence N. Taubman (as Lawrence Taubman)
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Budget
$12,000,000
Opening weekend
$88,390
Gross (US & Canada)
$212,483
Gross (World)
$212,483
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Release date
Sep 24, 1993 (United States)

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43 cast members
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Danny Glover
Micah Mangena Micah Mangena   See fewer
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Malcolm McDowell
De Villiers De Villiers   See fewer
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Alfre Woodard
Rosie Mangena Rosie Mangena   See fewer
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Marius Weyers
Van Tonder Van Tonder   See fewer
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Maynard Eziashi
Zweli Mangena Zweli Mangena   See fewer
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Malick Bowens
Pule Rampa Pule Rampa   See fewer
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Christopher John Hall
Naledi Machikano Naledi Machikano   See fewer
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Grace Mahlaba
Thokozile Machikano Thokozile Machikano   See fewer
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Robin Smith
Retleif Retleif   See fewer
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Julie Strijdom
Lucy Van Tonder (as Julie Stridom) Lucy Van Tonder (as Julie Stridom)   See fewer
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Peter Kampila
Nonsizt Nonsizt   See fewer
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Eric Miyeni
Bantebe Bantebe   See fewer
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Gavin Mey
White Policeman #1 White Policeman #1   See fewer
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Stan Leih
White Policeman #2 White Policeman #2   See fewer
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Joseph Munyama
Black Policeman #1 Black Policeman #1   See fewer
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Zilla Mamansi
Teacher Teacher   See fewer
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Gift Burnett
Philomen Philomen   See fewer
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Akim Mwale
Priest Priest   See fewer
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Eric Nobbs
Police Commissioner Police Commissioner   See fewer
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Fidelis Cheza
Josiah Machikano Josiah Machikano   See fewer
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Anna Manyewe
Mrs. Machikano Mrs. Machikano   See fewer
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Portleen Ben
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Bertha Msora
Mother #1 Mother #1   See fewer
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Jane Nhukarume
Mother #2 Mother #2   See fewer
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Winnie Ndemera
Old Woman Old Woman   See fewer
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Beauty Mamere
Child in Police Station Child in Police Station   See fewer
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Kizito Gamaliol
Salomon's Henchman Salomon's Henchman   See fewer
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Alec Ziko
Salomon's Henchman Salomon's Henchman   See fewer
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Sam Banda
Police Cadet Police Cadet   See fewer
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Novar Piyo
Police Cadet Police Cadet   See fewer
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Gibson Sarare
Police Cadet Police Cadet   See fewer
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Rayford Mshanga
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Gift Handiradi
Police Cadet Police Cadet   See fewer
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Charles Thole
Police Cadet Police Cadet   See fewer
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June Stanford
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6.5 / 10 | 777 votes