Matwetwe (Wizard) is a coming of age adventure following Lefa and Papi, best friends and recent high school graduates, on the hustle of their young lives. Over the course of one action packed New Years Eve in the iconic township of Atteridgeville, the boys try to score a huge deal, dodge a king pin gangster and his violent minions, get the girl and ultimately save their lives in this hilarious and sometimes very serious escapade.


South Africa
Domestic ()
Summary Details
DistributorUnited International Pictures
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17 theaters
Release DateJan 25, 2019
Running Time1 hr 24 min
GenresAdventure Comedy Drama
In Release341 days/48 weeks
Widest Release37 theaters
DateRankWeekend %± LW TheatersChange AvgTo DateWeekend
Jan 25-274$72,013-17-$4,236$72,0131
Feb 1-36$63,540-11.8%30+13$2,118$167,8122
Feb 8-104$52,865-16.8%37+7$1,428$245,9263
Feb 15-174$54,589+3.3%36-1$1,516$320,3834
Feb 22-248$25,438-53.4%35-1$726$363,8965
Mar 1-311$19,540-23.2%29-6$673$390,3866
Mar 8-1012$11,847-39.4%21-8$564$405,3037
Mar 15-1713$8,568-27.7%15-6$571$429,1108
Mar 22-2417$5,859-31.6%10-5$585$437,3839
Mar 29-3121$2,443-58.3%7-3$349$443,07210
Apr 5-723$1,002-59%4-3$250$458,40411
Apr 12-1425$186-81.4%1-3$186$463,38012