MOVIES New Zealand
Daffodils (2019)

Daffodils (2019)

Daffodils (2019)
IMDb: 7.5
93 min

Daffodils is a bittersweet love story told with beautiful re-imaginings of the most iconic New Zealand pop songs from artists like Crowded House and Bic Runga.

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Jojo Rabbit (2019)

Jojo Rabbit (2019)

Jojo Rabbit (2019)
IMDb: 7.1
108 min

A World War II satire that follows a lonely German boy whose world view is turned upside down when he discovers his single mother is hiding a young Jewish girl…

Genre: Comedy, Drama, War
Jojo Rabbit (2019)

Jojo Rabbit (2019)

Jojo Rabbit (2019)
IMDb: 7.1
108 min

A World War II satire that follows a lonely German boy whose world view is turned upside down when he discovers his single mother is hiding a young Jewish girl…

Genre: Comedy, War
Killer Sofa (2019)

Killer Sofa (2019)

Killer Sofa (2019)
IMDb: 4.2
81 min

Francesca always attracted weirdos. When one of her stalkers is found dead, she looks for comfort from her best friend, Maxi. Meanwhile, Maxi’s grandfather, Jack, a disgraced Rabbi, comes across…

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Genre: Comedy, Horror
Black Sheep (2006)

Black Sheep (2006)

Black Sheep (2006)
IMDb: 5.8
87 min

A genetic engineering experiment gone horribly awry turns a large flock of docile sheep into unrelenting killing machines in this rural horror comedy directed by Jonathan King and featuring special…

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Genre: Comedy, Horror
The World’s Fastest Indian (2005)

The World’s Fastest Indian (2005)

The World’s Fastest Indian (2005)
IMDb: 7.8
127 min

The life story of New Zealander Burt Munro, who spent years building a 1920 Indian motorcycle — a bike which helped him set the land-speed world record at Utah’s Bonneville…

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Genre: Drama
River Queen (2005)

River Queen (2005)

River Queen (2005)
IMDb: 6.0
114 min

An intimate story set during the 1860s in which a young Irish woman Sarah and her family find themselves on both sides of the turbulent wars between British and Maori…

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Genre: Adventure, War
King Kong (2005)

King Kong (2005)

King Kong (2005)
IMDb: 7.2
187 min

In 1933 New York, an overly ambitious movie producer coerces his cast and hired ship crew to travel to mysterious Skull Island, where they encounter Kong, a giant ape who…

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Without a Paddle (2004)

Without a Paddle (2004)

Without a Paddle (2004)
IMDb: 5.9
95 min

Three friends, whose lives have been drifting apart, reunite for the funeral of a fourth childhood friend. When looking through their childhood belongings, they discover a trunk which contained details…

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In My Father’s Den (2004)

In My Father’s Den (2004)

In My Father’s Den (2004)
IMDb: 7.6
127 min

Paul (Macfadyen), a prize-winning war journalist, returns to his remote New Zealand hometown due to the death of his father, battle-scarred and world-weary. For the discontented sixteen-year-old Celia (Barclay) he…

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Genre: Drama, Thriller
The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003)

The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003)

The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003)
IMDb: 8.9
201 min

Aragorn is revealed as the heir to the ancient kings as he, Gandalf and the other members of the broken fellowship struggle to save Gondor from Sauron’s forces. Meanwhile, Frodo…

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The Last Samurai (2003)

The Last Samurai (2003)

The Last Samurai (2003)
IMDb: 7.7
154 min

Nathan Algren is an American hired to instruct the Japanese army in the ways of modern warfare, which finds him learning to respect the samurai and the honorable principles that…

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Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Peter Pan (2003)

Peter Pan (2003)

Peter Pan (2003)
IMDb: 6.8
113 min

In stifling Edwardian London, Wendy Darling mesmerizes her brothers every night with bedtime tales of swordplay, swashbuckling and the fearsome Captain Hook. But the children become the heroes of an…

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Perfect Strangers (2003)

Perfect Strangers (2003)

Perfect Strangers (2003)
IMDb: 5.3
96 min

When Melanie goes home from the pub with a handsome stranger, she’s captivated by his charm and attentiveness. He sails her away to his ‘castle’- a rundown shack on a…

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Whale Rider (2002)

Whale Rider (2002)

Whale Rider (2002)
IMDb: 7.5
101 min

On the east coast of New Zealand, the Whangara people believe their presence there dates back a thousand years or more to a single ancestor, Paikea, who escaped death when…

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Genre: Drama, Family
The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers (2002)

The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers (2002)

The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers (2002)
IMDb: 8.7
179 min

Frodo and Sam are trekking to Mordor to destroy the One Ring of Power while Gimli, Legolas and Aragorn search for the orc-captured Merry and Pippin. All along, nefarious wizard…

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The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (2001)

The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (2001)

The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (2001)
IMDb: 8.8
178 min

Young hobbit Frodo Baggins, after inheriting a mysterious ring from his uncle Bilbo, must leave his home in order to keep it from falling into the hands of its evil…

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Power Rangers (2017)

Power Rangers (2017)

Power Rangers (2017)
IMDb: 5.9
124 min

Saban’s Power Rangers follows five ordinary teens who must become something extraordinary when they learn that their small town of Angel Grove — and the world — is on the…

What We Do in the Shadows (2014)

What We Do in the Shadows (2014)

What We Do in the Shadows (2014)
IMDb: 7.7
86 min

Vampire housemates try to cope with the complexities of modern life and show a newly turned hipster some of the perks of being undead.

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Genre: Comedy, Horror
The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies (2014)

The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies (2014)

The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies (2014)
IMDb: 7.4
144 min

Immediately after the events of The Desolation of Smaug, Bilbo and the dwarves try to defend Erebor’s mountain of treasure from others who claim it: the men of the ruined…

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The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug (2013)

The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug (2013)

The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug (2013)
IMDb: 7.8
161 min

The Dwarves, Bilbo and Gandalf have successfully escaped the Misty Mountains, and Bilbo has gained the One Ring. They all continue their journey to get their gold back from the…

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The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey (2012)

The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey (2012)

The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey (2012)
IMDb: 7.8
169 min

Bilbo Baggins, a hobbit enjoying his quiet life, is swept into an epic quest by Gandalf the Grey and thirteen dwarves who seek to reclaim their mountain home from Smaug,…

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The Light Between Oceans (2016)

The Light Between Oceans (2016)

The Light Between Oceans (2016)
IMDb: 7.2
133 min

A lighthouse keeper and his wife living off the coast of Western Australia raise a baby they rescue from an adrift rowboat.

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Genre: Drama, Romance
The Adventures of Tintin (2011)

The Adventures of Tintin (2011)

The Adventures of Tintin (2011)
IMDb: 7.3
107 min

Intrepid young reporter, Tintin, and his loyal dog, Snowy, are thrust into a world of high adventure when they discover a ship carrying an explosive secret. As Tintin is drawn…

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Underworld: Rise of the Lycans (2009)

Underworld: Rise of the Lycans (2009)

Underworld: Rise of the Lycans (2009)
IMDb: 6.6
92 min

A prequel to the first two Underworld films, this fantasy explains the origins of the feud between the Vampires and the Lycans. Aided by his secret love, Sonja, courageous Lucian…

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District 9 (2009)

District 9 (2009)

District 9 (2009)
IMDb: 7.9
112 min

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…

The Lovely Bones (2009)

The Lovely Bones (2009)

The Lovely Bones (2009)
IMDb: 6.7
135 min

After being brutally murdered, 14-year-old Susie Salmon watches from heaven over her grief-stricken family — and her killer. As she observes their daily lives, she must balance her thirst for…

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Genre: Drama, Fantasy
What Becomes of the Broken Hearted? (1999)

What Becomes of the Broken Hearted? (1999)

What Becomes of the Broken Hearted? (1999)
IMDb: 6.4
108 min

5 Years have passed and Jake has turned his back on his family. He’s still up to his usual tricks in McClutchy’s Bar, unaware, as he downs his latest opponent,…

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Genre: Drama
6 Days (2017)

6 Days (2017)

6 Days (2017)
IMDb: 6.2
94 min

London, England, April 1980. Six terrorists assault the Embassy of Iran and take hostages. For six days, tense negotiations are held while the authorities decide whether a military squad should…

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War for the Planet of the Apes (2017)

War for the Planet of the Apes (2017)

War for the Planet of the Apes (2017)
IMDb: 7.4
140 min

Caesar and his apes are forced into a deadly conflict with an army of humans led by a ruthless Colonel. After the apes suffer unimaginable losses, Caesar wrestles with his…

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Slow West (2015)

Slow West (2015)

Slow West (2015)
IMDb: 6.9
84 min

In the Old West, a 17-year-old Scottish boy teams up with a mysterious gunman to find the woman with whom he is infatuated.

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Mega Time Squad (2018)

Mega Time Squad (2018)

Mega Time Squad (2018)
IMDb: 5.7
86 min

A small-town criminal finds an ancient Chinese time-travel device that can help him pull off a heist and start a new life-but he may not survive the consequences of tampering…

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Vigil (1984)

Vigil (1984)

Vigil (1984)
IMDb: 7.0
90 min

Toss lives on a sheep farm with her father in New Zealand. When Toss’s father dies in an accident, Ethan, an itinerant hunter, wanders onto the family farm and is…

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Genre: Drama
The Field Guide to Evil (2018)

The Field Guide to Evil (2018)

The Field Guide to Evil (2018)
IMDb: 5.0
117 min

A feature-length anthology film. They are known as myths, lore, and folktales. Created to give logic to mankind’s darkest fears, these stories laid the foundation for what we now know…

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Genre: Horror
Mortal Engines (2018)

Mortal Engines (2018)

Mortal Engines (2018)
IMDb: 6.1
128 min

Many thousands of years in the future, Earth’s cities roam the globe on huge wheels, devouring each other in a struggle for ever diminishing resources. On one of these massive…

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30 Days of Night (2007)

30 Days of Night (2007)

30 Days of Night (2007)
IMDb: 6.6
113 min

This is the story of an isolated Alaskan town that is plunged into darkness for a month each year when the sun sinks below the horizon. As the last rays…

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Genre: Horror, Thriller
Eagle vs Shark (2007)

Eagle vs Shark (2007)

Eagle vs Shark (2007)
IMDb: 6.8
88 min

The New Zealand made “Eagle vs Shark” is the tale of two socially awkward misfits and the strange ways they try to find love; through revenge on high-school bullies, burgers,…

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Genre: Comedy, Romance
The Water Horse (2007)

The Water Horse (2007)

The Water Horse (2007)
IMDb: 6.4
112 min

A lonely boy discovers a mysterious egg that hatches a sea creature of Scottish legend.

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Dean Spanley (2008)

Dean Spanley (2008)

Dean Spanley (2008)
IMDb: 7.2
100 min

Set in Edwardian England where upper lips are always stiff and men from the Colonies are not entirely to be trusted, Fisk Senior has little time or affection for his…

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Genre: Comedy, Drama
The Secret of Moonacre (2008)

The Secret of Moonacre (2008)

The Secret of Moonacre (2008)
IMDb: 6.2
103 min

When 13 year old Maria Merryweather’s father dies, leaving her orphaned and homeless, she is forced to leave her luxurious London life to go and live with Sir Benjamin, an…

The Breaker Upperers (2018)

The Breaker Upperers (2018)

The Breaker Upperers (2018)
IMDb: 5.9
90 min

Two women run a business breaking up couples for cash but when one develops a conscience their friendship unravels.

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Genre: Comedy
Born Racer (2018)

Born Racer (2018)

Born Racer (2018)
IMDb: 5.4
88 min

A powerful and inspirational story of dedication, danger, fear, and the rare ‘will’ some of us have to defy all personal limitations. Experience the fastest motorsport on earth through the…

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Genre: Action, Drama
The Navigator: A Medieval Odyssey (1988)

The Navigator: A Medieval Odyssey (1988)

The Navigator: A Medieval Odyssey (1988)
IMDb: 6.7
92 min

In the 14th century a village seeking escape from the Black Death are guided by a boy’s vision to tunnel into an abandoned mine and emerge into 20th century New…

Yogi Bear (2010)

Yogi Bear (2010)

Yogi Bear (2010)
IMDb: 4.6
80 min

A documentary filmmaker travels to Jellystone Park to shoot a project and soon crosses paths with Yogi Bear, his sidekick Boo-Boo, and Ranger Smith.

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The Bounty (1984)

The Bounty (1984)

The Bounty (1984)
IMDb: 7.0
132 min

The familiar story of Lieutenant Bligh, whose cruelty leads to a mutiny on his ship. This version follows both the efforts of Fletcher Christian to get his men beyond the…

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Genre: Action, Drama, History
Hunt for the Wilderpeople (2016)

Hunt for the Wilderpeople (2016)

Hunt for the Wilderpeople (2016)
IMDb: 7.9
101 min

Ricky is a defiant young city kid who finds himself on the run with his cantankerous foster uncle in the wild New Zealand bush. A national manhunt ensues, and the…

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Deathgasm (2015)

Deathgasm (2015)

Deathgasm (2015)
IMDb: 6.3
86 min

Two teenage boys unwittingly summon an ancient evil entity known as The Blind One by delving into black magic while trying to escape their mundane lives.

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Genre: Comedy, Horror, Music
Braindead (1992)

Braindead (1992)

Braindead (1992)
IMDb: 7.5
104 min

When a Sumatran rat-monkey bites Lionel Cosgrove’s mother, she’s transformed into a zombie and begins killing (and transforming) the entire town while Lionel races to keep things under control.

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Genre: Comedy, Horror
Merry Christmas Mr. Lawrence (1983)

Merry Christmas Mr. Lawrence (1983)

Merry Christmas Mr. Lawrence (1983)
IMDb: 7.3
123 min

In 1942, British soldier Jack Celliers comes to a japanese prison camp. The camp is run by Yonoi, who has a firm belief in discipline, honour and glory. In his…

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Genre: Drama, History, War
Under the Mountain (2009)

Under the Mountain (2009)

Under the Mountain (2009)
IMDb: 4.9
90 min

Teenage twins battle dark forces hidden beneath Auckland’s volcanoes.

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Bad Taste (1987)

Bad Taste (1987)

Bad Taste (1987)
IMDb: 6.6
91 min

A team from the intergalactic fast food chain Crumb’s Crunchy Delights descends on Earth, planning to make human flesh the newest taste sensation. After they wipe out the New Zealand…

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What Dreams May Come (1998)

What Dreams May Come (1998)

What Dreams May Come (1998)
IMDb: 7.0
113 min

Chris Neilson dies to find himself in a heaven more amazing than he could have ever dreamed of. There is one thing missing: his wife. After he dies, his wife,…

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The Changeover (2017)

The Changeover (2017)

The Changeover (2017)
IMDb: 5.2
95 min

Laura Chant. 16, lives with her mother and four-year-old brother Jacko in a poor new suburb on the edge of a partially demolished Christchurch, New Zealand. Laura is drawn into…

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Genre: Fantasy, Thriller
Mr. Pip (2012)

Mr. Pip (2012)

Mr. Pip (2012)
IMDb: 7.1
116 min

As a war rages on in the province of Bougainville in Papua New Guinea, a young girl becomes transfixed by the Charles Dickens novel Great Expectations, which is being read…

Genre: Drama
Broken (2018)

Broken (2018)

Broken (2018)
IMDb: 5.1
97 min

Logan, an ex-gang leader, has left the gang life to raise his daughter Tori. But when Tori is murdered by an opposing gang in town, Logan must choose forgiveness or…

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Genre: Crime, Drama
Boy (2010)

Boy (2010)

Boy (2010)
IMDb: 7.5
87 min

It’s 1984, and Michael Jackson is king – even in Waihau Bay, New Zealand. Here we meet Boy, an 11-year-old who lives on a farm with his gran, a goat,…

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Genre: Comedy, Drama
The Stolen (2017)

The Stolen (2017)

The Stolen (2017)
IMDb: 5.1
98 min

The story of a woman who must find her kidnapped son, navigating a world she doesn’t know, on the edge of danger with every heartbeat.

Given (2016)

Given (2016)

Given (2016)
IMDb: 7.8
72 min

A young family leaves their home on Kauai. It is time to return to the itinerant path from which all things in their uncommon lives come; beginning and ending on…

Genre: Documentary
The ABCs of Death (2012)

The ABCs of Death (2012)

The ABCs of Death (2012)
IMDb: 4.7
129 min

An ambitious anthology film featuring segments directed by over two dozen of the world’s leading talents in contemporary genre film. Inspired by children’s educational ABC books, the motion picture is…

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Genre: Horror
The Warrior’s Way (2010)

The Warrior’s Way (2010)

The Warrior’s Way (2010)
IMDb: 6.3
100 min

An Asian assassin (Dong-gun Jang) is forced to hide in a small town in the American Badlands. Also starring Kate Bosworth, Danny Huston, Tony Cox and Academy Award winner Geoffrey…

Housebound (2014)

Housebound (2014)

Housebound (2014)
IMDb: 6.8
107 min

When Kylie Bucknell is sentenced to home detention, she’s forced to come to terms with her unsociable behaviour, her blabbering mother and a hostile spirit who seems less than happy…

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Chronesthesia (2016)

Chronesthesia (2016)

Chronesthesia (2016)
IMDb: 6.3
93 min

A romcom with a time-travel twist. Daniel Duncombe is not a committer. When he’s not working at a café or running to stay in shape, he’s perfectly happy to chill…

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Genre: Drama, Romance