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1. Frodo Is Great... Who Is That?!! (2004)

60 min | Documentary

8.9
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The documentary looks at the rise to celebrity status of NZ actor and musician Bret McKenzie, who appeared for 3 seconds as an extra in "The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring", ... See full summary »

Directors: Stan Alley, Nick Booth, Hannah Clarke | Stars: Jemaine Clement, Bret McKenzie, Taika Waititi

Votes: 75

2. Flight of the Conchords (2007–2009)

TV-MA | 28 min | Comedy, Music

8.7
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Bret and Jemaine are Flight of the Conchords, a folk-rock band from New Zealand living in New York City in search of stardom.

Stars: Jemaine Clement, Bret McKenzie, Rhys Darby, Kristen Schaal

Votes: 42,461

3. Turangawaewae (2002)

Drama, Short

8.6
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Director: Peter Burger | Stars: Wi Kuki Kaa, Nancy Brunning, Sydney Larkins, Greg Matetaka

Votes: 15

4. Hunt for the Wilderpeople (2016)

PG-13 | 101 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama

8.4
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80 Metascore

A national manhunt is ordered for a rebellious kid and his foster uncle who go missing in the wild New Zealand bush.

Director: Taika Waititi | Stars: Sam Neill, Julian Dennison, Rima Te Wiata, Rachel House

Votes: 3,828 | Gross: $1.47M

5. Toy Boy (2004)

8 min | Short

8.4
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Director: Bill Giannakakis | Stars: Julian Arahanga, Des Morgan, Taika Waititi

Votes: 14

6. Flight of the Conchords (2007–2009)
Episode: Drive By (2007)

TV-MA | 26 min | Comedy, Music

8.4
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Dissed by a rude fruit vendor, Bret and Jemaine concoct an animated music video in retaliation. But as slights against the boys continue, Bret and Jemaine find themselves in the middle of a race war with anti-Kiwi mutha 'uckas.

Director: Taika Waititi | Stars: Jemaine Clement, Bret McKenzie, Rhys Darby, Arj Barker

Votes: 323

7. Flight of the Conchords (2007–2009)
Episode: New Fans (2007)

TV-MA | 26 min | Comedy, Music

8.3
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The Conchords triple their fan base after playing a local world music jam, but Mel is suspicious of the two new fans' motives.

Director: Taika Waititi | Stars: Jemaine Clement, Bret McKenzie, Rhys Darby, Kristen Schaal

Votes: 291

8. The Jaquie Brown Diaries (2008– )

30 min | Comedy

8.2
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Stars: Jaquie Brown, Hannah Banks, Madeleine Sami, Ryan Lampp

Votes: 104

9. Good News Week (1996– )

Comedy, Game-Show

8.1
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Stars: Paul McDermott, Mikey Robins, Claire Hooper, Tom Gleeson

Votes: 275

10. Flight of the Conchords (2007–2009)
Episode: Evicted (2009)

TV-14 | 28 min | Comedy, Music

8.1
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Season Two finale. Unable to pay off their back rent, Bret and Jermaine move in with Mel and Doug; Murray looks to cash in on a stage play about the Conchords' travails.

Director: Taika Waititi | Stars: Jemaine Clement, Bret McKenzie, Rhys Darby, Kristen Schaal

Votes: 201

11. A New Way Home (2001)

15 min | Short

7.9
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Director: Michael Duignan | Stars: Lee Hartley, Laura Kelly, Taika Waititi, Luanne Gordon

Votes: 14

12. Flight of the Conchords (2007–2009)
Episode: NewZealandTown (2009)

TV-14 | 25 min | Comedy, Music

7.9
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Trying to look cool for a gig at the Grand Opening of New York's one-block New Zealand enclave, the Conchords end up getting hooked on hair gel.

Director: Taika Waititi | Stars: Jemaine Clement, Bret McKenzie, Rhys Darby, Kristen Schaal

Votes: 214

13. What We Do in the Shadows: Interviews with Some Vampires (2005)

27 min | Short, Comedy, Horror

7.8
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Three male vampires who share an apartment are interviewed by a TV crew.

Directors: Jemaine Clement, Taika Waititi | Stars: Jonny Brugh, Taika Waititi, Jemaine Clement, Cori Gonzalez-Macuer

Votes: 42

14. The Fabulous Picture Show (2006– )

History, Talk-Show

7.8
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Stars: Amanda Palmer, Mohamed Al Daradji, Scandar Copti, Cherien Dabis

Votes: 24

15. What We Do in the Shadows (2014)

R | 86 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Horror

7.6
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76 Metascore

A documentary team films the lives of a group of vampires for a few months. The vampires share a house in Wellington, New Zealand. Turns out vampires have their own domestic problems too.

Directors: Jemaine Clement, Taika Waititi | Stars: Jemaine Clement, Taika Waititi, Cori Gonzalez-Macuer, Jonny Brugh

Votes: 67,021 | Gross: $3.33M

16. Boy (I) (2010)

Not Rated | 87 min | Comedy, Drama

7.5
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70 Metascore

Set on the east coast of New Zealand in 1984, Boy, an 11-year-old kid and devout Michael Jackson fan, gets a chance to know his father, who has returned to find a bag of money he buried years ago.

Director: Taika Waititi | Stars: James Rolleston, Taika Waititi, Moerangi Tihore, Cherilee Martin

Votes: 8,618 | Gross: $0.26M

17. Tama tu (2005)

17 min | Short

7.5
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A squad of Maori troops in WWII Europe silently entertain themselves in a destroyed house while waiting to enter the coming battle.

Director: Taika Waititi | Stars: Tammy Davis, Taungaroa Emile, Rob Mokaraka, Jarod Rawiri

Votes: 143

18. Super City (2011– )

23 min | Comedy

7.4
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Sami hilariously transforms into acutely observed and very different characters all living in our country's super city. In season two, Ofa is a welfare case-manager demanding everyone ... See full summary »

Stars: Madeleine Sami, Vanessa Riddell, Renee Lyons, Rose McIver

Votes: 49

19. Two Cars, One Night (2004)

12 min | Drama, Romance, Short

7.3
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Sometimes first love is found in the most unlikely of places, like in the carpark outside the Te Kaha pub.

Director: Taika Waititi | Stars: Rangi Ngamoki, Hutini Waikato, Te Ahiwaru Ngamoki-Richards, Riwai Waka

Votes: 771

20. The Strip (2002–2004)

60 min | Comedy, Drama

7.3
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A corporate lawyer, after finding her husband in bed with his lover, decides her life needs a new direction and chucks in her job, to open a strip club.

Stars: Luanne Gordon, Renée Ellwood, Jodie Rimmer, Mark Sant

Votes: 48

21. Revelations (2002–2003)

30 min | Family, Drama

7.2
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Follow 16-year-old boy, Jess' journey through life and time itself. Each episode contains a story from a different time and place in world history.

Stars: Tom Hern, Ben Barrington, Paul Rawson, Beth Allen

Votes: 17

22. Eagle vs Shark (2007)

R | 88 min | Comedy, Romance

6.8
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55 Metascore

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, and video games.

Director: Taika Waititi | Stars: Loren Taylor, Jemaine Clement, Craig Hall, Joel Tobeck

Votes: 16,231 | Gross: $0.22M

23. The Strength of Water (2009)

86 min | Drama

6.6
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When a mysterious stranger arrives in their isolated coastal town, 10-year-old twins, Kimi and Melody are forced apart. Kimi must find the strength to let go of what he loves the most.

Director: Armagan Ballantyne | Stars: Isaac Barber, Hato Paparoa, Melanie Mayall-Nahi, McCarthy Pearse

Votes: 213

24. Scarfies (1999)

R | 94 min | Action, Comedy, Thriller

6.5
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Five kiwi flatmates find something growing in their basement much to their delight, but when the rightful owner comes knocking and finds that they have appropriated the goods things start to go awry.

Director: Robert Sarkies | Stars: Willa O'Neill, Neill Rea, Ashleigh Seagar, Taika Waititi

Votes: 923

25. Wild Tigers I Have Known (2006)

Not Rated | 88 min | Drama

6.2
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52 Metascore

A lyrical telling of the coming of age of a 13-year-old boy who learns to cope with his newfound sexuality and his unrequited love for the cool kid in school.

Director: Cam Archer | Stars: Malcolm Stumpf, Patrick White, Max Paradise, Fairuza Balk

Votes: 1,805 | Gross: $0.01M

27. Tongan Ninja (2002)

83 min | Action, Comedy, Musical

6.1
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The Tongan Ninja is sent by his master, to the island of New Zealand to help a floundering Chinese restaurant, but the mysterious Mister Big tries to stop the eatery's way by sending numerous villains.

Director: Jason Stutter | Stars: Sam Manu, Jemaine Clement, Linda Tseng, Laura Hill

Votes: 601

28. Green Lantern (2011)

PG-13 | 114 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

5.6
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39 Metascore

Reckless test pilot Hal Jordan is granted an alien ring that bestows him with otherworldly powers that inducts him into an intergalactic police force, the Green Lantern Corps.

Director: Martin Campbell | Stars: Ryan Reynolds, Blake Lively, Peter Sarsgaard, Mark Strong

Votes: 222,905 | Gross: $116.59M

29. The Captain (I) (2013)

6 min | Short, Comedy, Drama

5.6
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A man wakes up with a hangover, only to discover the consequences of his actions.

Directors: Nash Edgerton, Spencer Susser | Stars: Taika Waititi, Nash Edgerton, Andy Bate, Joel Edgerton

Votes: 66

30. Snakeskin (2001)

R | 94 min | Thriller, Adventure, Fantasy

5.6
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A hitchhiker takes two kids on the ride of their dreams, but they soon learn that their newfound hero is just as capable of delivering nightmares.

Director: Gillian Ashurst | Stars: Melanie Lynskey, Boyd Kestner, Dean O'Gorman, Oliver Driver

Votes: 411

31. The Inbetweeners (2012– )
Episode: The Masters (2012)

TV-14 | 21 min | Comedy

5.5
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Will is still reeling by being defriended by his now unrequited love, Charlotte Allen. To spend time with Charlotte, Will believes the only way is to "purchase" her at the upcoming senior ... See full summary »

Director: Taika Waititi | Stars: Bubba Lewis, Zack Pearlman, Joey Pollari, Mark L. Young

Votes: 41

32. Down by the Riverside (2007)

84 min | Crime, Drama, Horror

5.4
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New Zealand 1920. Five pregnant, unwed girls are sent to a country house to have their children. Twenty years later, the horrific truth is discovered.

Directors: Brad Davison, Marama Killen | Stars: Shane Burns, Jo Eggleton, Lydia Farley, Jordan-Leigh Foulds

Votes: 32

33. The Inbetweeners (2012– )
Episode: The Wrong Box (2012)

TV-14 | 21 min | Comedy

5.3
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Will falls in love at first sight with fellow student, the generally unattainable Charlotte Allen, that attraction strengthened by her seemingly liking him. Their first meeting coincides ... See full summary »

Director: Taika Waititi | Stars: Bubba Lewis, Zack Pearlman, Joey Pollari, Mark L. Young

Votes: 38

34. The Inbetweeners (2012– )
Episode: Spa Time (2012)

TV-14 | 21 min | Comedy

5.2
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What ends up being the guys' plan for the day is to go to the student body fundraising car wash so that Will and Simon can fawn over Samantha Morrison and Carly respectively, and then go to... See full summary »

Director: Michael Blieden | Stars: Bubba Lewis, Zack Pearlman, Joey Pollari, Mark L. Young

Votes: 35

35. Radiradirah (2010– )

Comedy

5.1
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Sketch comedy from the makers of 'Bro'town'.

Stars: Guy Capper, Tarun Mohanbhai, Madeleine Sami, Jordaan Tuitama

Votes: 33

36. The Inbetweeners (2012– )
Episode: Fire! (2012)

TV-14 | 21 min | Comedy

5.1
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In a story reminiscent of a timeless film noir, Will questions his friends in an attempt to discover who lit a school trash can on fire and clear his name of arson. As the mystery of the ... See full summary »

Director: Michael Blieden | Stars: Bubba Lewis, Zack Pearlman, Joey Pollari, Mark L. Young

Votes: 30

37. The Inbetweeners (2012– )
Episode: Reading Gives You Wings (2012)

TV-14 | 21 min | Comedy

5.1
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Will is upset that the school has sold out to corporate interests and has allowed a major corporation to build the school's new library, which is first and foremost an advertisement for the... See full summary »

Director: Michael Blieden | Stars: Bubba Lewis, Zack Pearlman, Joey Pollari, Mark L. Young

Votes: 33

38. The Inbetweeners (2012– )
Episode: Sunshine Mountain (2012)

TV-14 | 21 min | Comedy

5.1
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Simon believes that getting his driver's license and having his father buy him a car - a promised sports edition of whatever the car model - will place him on an even playing field with ... See full summary »

Director: Taika Waititi | Stars: Bubba Lewis, Zack Pearlman, Joey Pollari, Mark L. Young

Votes: 40

39. Heinous Crime (2004)

8 min | Drama, Short

5.0
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Director: Taika Waititi | Stars: Cliff Curtis, Loren Taylor, Taika Waititi

Votes: 44

40. The Inbetweeners (2012– )
Episode: Crystal Springs (2012)

TV-14 | 20 min | Comedy

5.0
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In an attempt to move on from Carly, Simon tags along with Jay's family and the rest of the gang on a trip to an RV resort -- a vacation Jay promises will be full of hot girls ready and ... See full summary »

Director: Todd Strauss-Schulson | Stars: Bubba Lewis, Zack Pearlman, Joey Pollari, Mark L. Young

Votes: 31

41. The Inbetweeners (2012– )
Episode: Class Clown (2012)

TV-14 | 21 min | Comedy

4.9
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Simon is excited but nervous when he learns that Carly and her family are moving into his house temporarily while their own house undergoes some renovations. His excitement and nervousness ... See full summary »

Director: Todd Strauss-Schulson | Stars: Bubba Lewis, Zack Pearlman, Joey Pollari, Mark L. Young

Votes: 34

42. The Inbetweeners (2012– )
Episode: First Day (2012)

TV-14 | 23 min | Comedy

4.9
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Because his mother can no longer afford his private school education ever since his father left them, Will Mackenzie has just started his first ever stint in public school at Grove High ... See full summary »

Director: Taika Waititi | Stars: Bubba Lewis, Zack Pearlman, Joey Pollari, Mark L. Young

Votes: 53

43. The Inbetweeners (2012– )
Episode: The Field Trip (2012)

TV-14 | 21 min | Comedy

4.9
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The class goes on a field trip to a local tourist enterprise that specializes in absurd Civil War reenactments that defy logic and historical accuracy. The establishment offers the sale of ludicrous items in the "gift shop".

Director: Taika Waititi | Stars: Bubba Lewis, Zack Pearlman, Joey Pollari, Mark L. Young

Votes: 38

44. The Inbetweeners (2012– )
Episode: Club Code (2012)

TV-14 | 21 min | Comedy

4.8
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Jay believes he and his friends can raise their social status by getting drunk on a school night at the bowling alley, where they never card anyone. After that plan fails miserably, they ... See full summary »

Director: Todd Strauss-Schulson | Stars: Bubba Lewis, Zack Pearlman, Joey Pollari, Mark L. Young

Votes: 34

45. Futile Attraction (2004)

80 min | Comedy, Romance

4.6
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A film crew are making a Reality TV show about a couple brought together by a dating agency. However, the couple are so incompatible that the crew must manipulate the relationship to get the footage they need.

Director: Mark Prebble | Stars: Michelle Ang, Christopher Brougham, Alistair Browning, Richard Chapman

Votes: 106

46. The Inbetweeners (2012– )
Episode: The Dance (2012)

TV-14 | 21 min | Comedy

4.3
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As it is a job that no one else wants, Will is able to convince Mr. Gilbert - quite easily - to let him be the chair of the homecoming dance committee, and appoint Simon, Jay and Neil as ... See full summary »

Director: Iain Morris | Stars: Bubba Lewis, Zack Pearlman, Joey Pollari, Mark L. Young

Votes: 23

47. The Inbetweeners (2012– )

TV-14 | 23 min | Comedy

3.5
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Four high school friends are not cool or popular, but not total dorks, either.

Stars: Bubba Lewis, Zack Pearlman, Joey Pollari, Mark L. Young

Votes: 3,461

48. Thor: Ragnarok (2017)

Action, Adventure, Fantasy | Filming

The plot is unknown.

Director: Taika Waititi | Stars: Chris Hemsworth, Idris Elba, Tom Hiddleston, Karl Urban

49. Moana (2016)

Animation, Adventure, Comedy | Filming

A young woman uses her navigational talents to set sail for a fabled island. Joining her on the adventure is her hero, the legendary demi-god Maui.

Directors: Ron Clements, John Musker | Stars: Dwayne Johnson, Alan Tudyk, Jemaine Clement, Nicole Scherzinger

50. We're Wolves

Comedy, Horror | Announced

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