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Catch a Fire (2006)

PG-13
101 min | Biography, Drama, History

A drama about terrorism in Apartheid-era South Africa, revolving around a policeman and a young man who carries out solo attacks against the regime.
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$ 14,000,000
Opening Wknd
$ 2,026,997
Gross (USA)
$ 4,291,965
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Release date
Oct 27, 2006 (United States)

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Tim Robbins
Col. Nic Vos Col. Nic Vos   See fewer
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Derek Luke
Patrick Chamusso Patrick Chamusso   See fewer
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Bonnie Henna
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Mncedisi Shabangu
Zuko September Zuko September   See fewer
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Sithembiso Khumalo
Sixpence Sixpence   See fewer
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Terry Pheto
Miriam Miriam   See fewer
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Michele Burgers
Anna Vos Anna Vos   See fewer
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Mpho Lovinga
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Pete My Baby Pete My Baby   See fewer
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Jay Anstey
Katie Vos (as Jessica Anstey) Katie Vos (as Jessica Anstey)   See fewer
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Charlotte Savage
Marie Vos Marie Vos   See fewer
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Nomhle Nkonyeni
Mama Dorothy Mama Dorothy   See fewer
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Michael Mabizela
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Robert Hobbs
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Onthatile Ramasodi
Lindiwe Chamusso Lindiwe Chamusso   See fewer
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Albertina Chamusso Albertina Chamusso   See fewer
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Malcolm Purkey
Joe Slovo Joe Slovo   See fewer
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Robyn Slovo
Ruth First Ruth First   See fewer
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Harriet Lenabe
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Justin Shaw
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Anthony Bishop
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6.7 / 10 | 9,661 votes