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The Best About Africa Movies and TV Shows on CBS All Access

Finding a good About Africa movie and TV show to watch can be hard, so we've ranked the best ones and included where to watch them. Check out our list of the best About Africa movies and TV shows of all time streaming on CBS All Access.

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1. District 9

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7.9/10
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91/100
Released: 2009Rated: R
Science-Fiction, Action & Adventure

What it's about: Thirty years ago, aliens arrive on Earth. Not to conquer or give aid, but to find refuge from their dying planet. Separated from humans in a South African area called District 9, the aliens are managed by Multi-National United, which is unconcerned with the aliens' welfare but will do anything to master their advanced technology. When a company field agent contracts a mysterious virus that begins to alter his DNA, there is only one place he can hide: District 9.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix & CBS All Access) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 8 services (iTunes, Google Play & 6 others).

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2. The Fifth Element

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7.7/10
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89/100
Released: 1997Rated: PG-13
Action & Adventure, Cult

What it's about: In 2257, a taxi driver is unintentionally given the task of saving a young girl who is part of the key that will ensure the survival of humanity.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (CBS All Access) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 8 services (iTunes, Google Play & 6 others).

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3. Stargate

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7.1/10
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79/100
Released: 1994Rated: PG-13
Action & Adventure, Science-Fiction

What it's about: An interstellar teleportation device, found in Egypt, leads to a planet with humans resembling ancient Egyptians who worship the god Ra.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video, Hulu & CBS All Access), stream on a popular TV everywhere service (Epix) & rent or buy from $5.99 on 7 services (iTunes, Google Play & 5 others).