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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

2. Flight of the Conchords (2007– )

28 min | Comedy, Music | Active

8.8
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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.

Creators: James Bobin, Jemaine Clement, Bret McKenzie | Stars: Jemaine Clement, Bret McKenzie, Rhys Darby, Kristen Schaal

3. The Jaquie Brown Diaries (2008– )

30 min | Comedy

8.5
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Creators: Jaquie Brown, Gerard Johnstone, Hayley Cunningham | Stars: Jaquie Brown, Hannah Banks, Madeleine Sami, Ryan Lampp

4. Toy Boy (2004)

8 min | Short

8.5
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Writer: Bill Giannakakis | Director: Bill Giannakakis | Stars: Julian Arahanga, Des Morgan, Taika Waititi

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

26 min | Comedy, Music

8.3
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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.

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

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

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.

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

7. Good News Week (1996– )

Comedy, Game-Show

8.2
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Stars: Paul McDermott, Mikey Robins, Claire Hooper, Tom Gleeson

8. Turangawaewae (2002)

Drama, Short

8.1
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Writer: Wiremu Grace | Director: Peter Burger | Stars: Wi Kuki Kaa, Nancy Brunning, Sydney Larkins, Greg Matetaka

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

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.

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

10. What We Do in the Shadows (2014)

86 min | Comedy

8.0
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67 Metascore

Follow the lives of Viago (Taika Waititi), Deacon (Jonathan Brugh), and Vladislav (Jemaine Clement) - three flatmates who are just trying to get by and overcome life's obstacles-like being ... See full summary »

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

11. A New Way Home (2001)

15 min | Short

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

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

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.

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

13. The Fabulous Picture Show (2006– )

History, Talk-Show

7.7
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Creator: Amanda Palmer | Stars: Amanda Palmer, Mohamed Al Daradji, Scandar Copti, Cherien Dabis

14. 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 the year 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.

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

15. The Strip (2002–2004)

60 min | Comedy, Drama

7.4
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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.

Creator: Alan Brash | Stars: Luanne Gordon, Renée Ellwood, Jodie Rimmer, Mark Sant

16. Tama tu (2005)

Short

7.4
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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.

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

17. Super City (2011– )

23 min | Comedy

7.3
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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 »

Creators: Thomas Sainsbury, Madeleine Sami | Stars: Madeleine Sami, Vanessa Riddell, Renee Lyons, Rose McIver

18. Two Cars, One Night (2004)

12 min | Drama, Romance, Short

7.2
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Sometimes first love is found in the most unlikely of places, like in the carpark outside the Te Kaha pub.

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

19. Eagle vs Shark (2007)

R | 88 min | Comedy, Romance

6.9
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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.

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

20. 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.

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

21. The Strength of Water (2009)

86 min | Drama

6.5
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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.

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

23. 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.

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

24. Tongan Ninja (2002)

83 min | Action, Comedy, Musical

6.1
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Writers: Jemaine Clement, Jason Stutter | Director: Jason Stutter | Stars: Sam Manu, Jemaine Clement, Linda Tseng, Laura Hill

25. Green Lantern (2011)

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

5.7
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39 Metascore

A test pilot is granted an alien ring that bestows him with otherworldly powers that inducts him into an intergalactic police force.

Writers: Greg Berlanti, Michael Green, Marc Guggenheim, Michael Goldenberg | Director: Martin Campbell | Stars: Ryan Reynolds, Blake Lively, Peter Sarsgaard, Mark Strong

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

21 min | Comedy

5.7
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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 »

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

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

21 min | Comedy

5.7
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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 »

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

28. 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.

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

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

21 min | Comedy

5.5
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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 »

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

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

20 min | Comedy

5.4
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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 »

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

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

21 min | Comedy

5.4
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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 »

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

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

21 min | Comedy

5.4
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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 »

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

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

21 min | Comedy

5.4
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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 »

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

34. The Captain (I) (2013)

6 min | Short, Comedy, Drama

5.3
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A man wakes up with a hangover, only to discover the consequences of his actions.

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

35. Down by the Riverside (2007)

84 min | Crime, Drama, Horror

5.3
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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.

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

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

21 min | Comedy

5.2
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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 »

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

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

21 min | Comedy

5.1
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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 »

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

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

21 min | Comedy

5.1
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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".

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

39. Heinous Crime (2004)

8 min | Drama, Short

4.9
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Writers: Loren Taylor, Taika Waititi | Director: Taika Waititi | Stars: Cliff Curtis, Loren Taylor, Taika Waititi

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

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 »

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

41. Futile Attraction (2004)

80 min | Comedy, Romance

4.4
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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.

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

42. Radiradirah (2010– )

Comedy

4.3
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Sketch comedy from the makers of 'Bro'town'.

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

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

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 »

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

44. The Inbetweeners (2012– )

Comedy | Active

3.7
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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

45. Moana (2016)

Animation, Action, Adventure | 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.

Writers: Ron Clements, John Musker, Taika Waititi | Directors: Ron Clements, John Musker | Star: Naomi Sequeira

46. The Insect King

Drama | Announced

A young teenager without a mother falls for an older woman.

Writer: Priscilla Cameron | Director: Priscilla Cameron | Stars: Melissa George, Sophie Lowe, Taika Waititi

47. Jojo Rabbit

Drama | Announced

A young boy in Hitler's army finds out his mother is hiding a Jewish boy in their home.

Writer: Taika Waititi | Director: Taika Waititi

49. Live@Sundance (2014– )

60 min | Talk-Show

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Stars: Shira Lazar, Casey Neistat, Jimmy Conrad, Kyle Patrick Alvarez

50. John & Pogo (2002)

21 min | Comedy, Short

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Writer: Taika Waititi | Director: Taika Waititi | Stars: Peter Daube, Jeremy Randerson