Most Popular Titles With Andrew Lesnie

1. The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug (2013)
161 min | Adventure, Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
Metascore: 66/100 (44 reviews)

The dwarves, along with Bilbo Baggins and Gandalf the Grey, continue their quest to reclaim Erebor, their homeland, from Smaug. Bilbo Baggins is in possession of a mysterious and magical ring.

2. The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey (2012)
169 min | Adventure, Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
Metascore: 58/100 (40 reviews)

A reluctant hobbit, Bilbo Baggins, sets out to the Lonely Mountain with a spirited group of dwarves to reclaim their mountain home - and the gold within it - from the dragon Smaug.

3. The Hobbit: There and Back Again (2014)
Adventure, Fantasy | Post-production

The Company of Thorin has reached Smaug's lair; but, can Bilbo and the Dwarves reclaim Erebor and the treasure? And, if so, can they hold on to it?

4. The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (2001)
178 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.9/10 X  
Metascore: 92/100 (34 reviews)

A meek hobbit of the Shire and eight companions set out on a journey to Mount Doom to destroy the One Ring and the dark lord Sauron.

5. The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003)
201 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.9/10 X  
Metascore: 94/100 (41 reviews)

Gandalf and Aragorn lead the World of Men against Sauron's army to draw his gaze from Frodo and Sam as they approach Mount Doom with the One Ring.

6. The Lovely Bones (2009)
135 min | Drama, Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
Metascore: 42/100 (36 reviews)

Centers on a young girl who has been murdered and watches over her family - and her killer - from purgatory. She must weigh her desire for vengeance against her desire for her family to heal.

7. Rise of the Planet of the Apes (2011)
105 min | Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
Metascore: 68/100 (39 reviews)

A substance, designed to help the brain repair itself, gives rise to a super-intelligent chimp who leads an ape uprising.

8. The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers (2002)
179 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.8/10 X  
Metascore: 88/100 (38 reviews)

While Frodo and Sam edge closer to Mordor with the help of the shifty Gollum, the divided fellowship makes a stand against Sauron's new ally, Saruman, and his hordes of Isengard.

9. The Last Airbender (2010)
103 min | Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.4/10 X  
Metascore: 20/100 (33 reviews)

The story follows the adventures of Aang, a young successor to a long line of Avatars, who must put his childhood ways aside and stop the Fire Nation from enslaving the Water, Earth and Air nations.

10. King Kong (2005)
187 min | Action, Adventure, Drama, Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
Metascore: 81/100 (39 reviews)

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 is immediately smitten with leading lady Ann Darrow.

11. I Am Legend (2007)
101 min | Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
Metascore: 65/100 (37 reviews)

Years after a plague kills most of humanity and transforms the rest into monsters, the sole survivor in New York City struggles valiantly to find a cure.

12. Dark City (1998)
100 min | Mystery, Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
Metascore: 66/100 (23 reviews)

A man struggles with memories of his past, including a wife he cannot remember, in a nightmarish world with no sun and run by beings with telekinetic powers who seek the souls of humans.

13. The Water Diviner (2014)
Drama | Post-production

An Australian man travels to Turkey after the Battle of Gallipoli to try and locate his three missing sons.

14. Happy Feet (2006)
108 min | Animation, Comedy, Family, Music
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
Metascore: 77/100 (30 reviews)

Into the world of the Emperor Penguins, who find their soul mates through song, a penguin is born who cannot sing. But he can tap dance something fierce!

15. Mad Max 2: The Road Warrior (1981)
94 min | Action, Adventure, Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

In the post-apocalyptic Australian wasteland, a cynical drifter agrees to help a small, gasoline rich, community escape a band of bandits.

16. Babe (1995)
89 min | Drama, Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
Metascore: 83/100 (16 reviews)

Babe, a pig raised by sheepdogs, learns to herd sheep with a little help from Farmer Hoggett.

17. Babe: Pig in the City (1998)
97 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  

Babe, fresh from his victory in the sheepherding contest, returns to Farmer Hoggett's farm, but after Farmer Hoggett is injured and unable to work, Babe has to go to the big city to save the farm.

18. Death Defying Acts (2007)
97 min | Drama, Romance, Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  
Metascore: 48/100 (8 reviews)

On a tour of Britain in 1926, Harry Houdini enters into a passionate affair with a psychic out to con the famous magician.

19. Farewell to the King (1989)
117 min | Action, Adventure, Drama, War
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

An American soldier who escapes the execution of his comrades by Japanese soldiers in Borneo during WWII becomes the leader of a personal empire among the headhunters in this war story told... See full summary »

20. Healing (I) (2014)
Drama | Post-production

At the tail end of a 16-year sentence, an inmate is sent to a low-security, pre-release prison with a special program that pairs men with injured game birds.

21. Shine a Light (2008)
122 min | Documentary, Biography, Music
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
Metascore: 76/100 (36 reviews)

A career-spanning documentary on the Rolling Stones, with concert footage from their "A Bigger Bang" tour.

22. Patrick (1978)
96 min | Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

A comatose hospital patient harasses and kills though his powers of telekinesis to claim his private nurse as his own.

23. Two If by Sea (1996)
96 min | Comedy, Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.1/10 X  

Frank O'Brien, a petty thief, and his 7-year-long girlfriend Roz want to put an end to their unsteady lifestyle and just do that _last_ job, which involves stealing a valuable painting. ... See full summary »

24. Bran Nue Dae (2009)
85 min | Comedy, Drama, Musical
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
Metascore: 54/100 (22 reviews)

In the Summer of 1969 a young man is filled with the life of the idyllic old pearling port Broome - fishing, hanging out with his mates and his girl. However his mother returns him to the ... See full summary »

25. The 13th Floor (1988)
88 min | Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.9/10 X  

As a child, a girl witnesses her father electrocute a young boy. When she grows into an adult, the ghost of the murdered boy appears to her, and together they set out to expose the crimes of her father.

26. The Delinquents (1989)
101 min | Drama, Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  

A small town in Australia, in the late 1950s: Brownie and Lola are deeply in love. But because they are under-age, their parents are against their relationship and try to separate them.

27. Dead End Drive-In (1986)
92 min | Action, Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  

In the near future, drive-in theatres are turned into concentration camps for the undesirable and unemployed. The prisoners don't really care to escape because they are fed and they have a ... See full summary »

28. Love's Brother (2004)
103 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

Despairing of ever finding love, the insecure Angelo uses a photo of his handsome brother Gino to convince a beautiful Italian girl across the sea to marry him. Gino is delighted for Angelo... See full summary »

29. Bodyline (1984 TV Mini-Series)
330 min | Drama, History, Sport
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  

Dramatization of the 1932/33 Test cricket series between England and Australia. Played in Australia, the series gained notoriety in Australian and worldwide cricketing history for the fact ... See full summary »

30. Fair Game (1986)
90 min | Action, Horror, Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

A young woman running a wildlife sanctuary in the Australian outback is in for trouble when she is confronted by three kangaroo hunters. Bored with killing kangaroos, they decide to kill ... See full summary »

31. The Long and Short of It (2003)
5 min | Short, Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

A workman gets some unexpected help from two people of vastly different sizes.

32. Dark Age (1987)
91 min | Adventure, Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

In the Australian outback, a park ranger and two local guides set out to track down a giant crocodile that has been killing and eating the local populace. During the hunt, one of the guides... See full summary »

33. The Getting of Wisdom (1978)
101 min | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

Oscar-nominated director Bruce Beresford (Driving Miss Daisy, Tender Mercies) crafts a tender coming-of-age tale that introduces one of Australian literature's most beloved characters to ... See full summary »

35. The Comeback (1980)
78 min | Documentary, Action
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  

After an absence of five years, six times Mr Olympia winner Arnold Schwarzenegger makes a comeback and attempts to take the World Body Building Championship for the 7th time.

36. Incident at Raven's Gate (1988)
94 min | Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  

Ex-con Eddie Cleary gets a job working on his older brother's isolated farm. It's not long before bizarre things start happening--dead birds falling out of the sky, family pets attacking ... See full summary »

37. Temptation of a Monk (1993)
118 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance, Action
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

Near the beginning of the Tang dynasty, in 7th century China, General Shi Yan-sheng is tricked into leaving the crown prince unguarded. The crown prince is murdered by one of his brothers ... See full summary »

38. Doing Time for Patsy Cline (1997)
95 min | Comedy, Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
Metascore: 51/100 (6 reviews)
39. Now and Forever (1983)
89 min | Drama, Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  

A couple's seemingly "perfect" marriage is shaken when the husband is charged with rape.

40. The Girl Who Came Late (1992)
82 min
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.8/10 X  
41. Fatal Past (1993)
87 min | Drama, Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.5/10 X  
42. Spider & Rose (1994)
94 min | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

Spider and Rose are on the road to Coonabarabran. It's Spider's last day working as an ambo, and he's in a hurry. Rose has been in a car crash and would prefer they take their time. Along ... See full summary »

43. Cyclone Tracy (1986 TV Mini-Series)
120 min | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

Drama serial based on the devastation wreaked by Cyclone Tracy on an area of Darwin on 24th December 1974.

44. The Sugar Factory (1998)
91 min | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

A disturbed loner teen has to be sent to a halfway house for disturbed teens after a young child whom he was supposed to be watching dies after playing hide and seek by hiding inside a ... See full summary »

45. Discovering 'The Last Airbender' (2010 Video)
58 min | Documentary
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
46. The Killing of Angel Street (1981)
96 min | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

Jessica Simmonds returns from overseas to find her retired professor father in a bitter public fight to save the historic Sydney waterfront houses on Angel Street. After her father's ... See full summary »

47. The Saint: Fear in Fun Park (1989 TV Movie)
100 min | Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  

Simon Templar thwarts a Hong Kong syndicate's takeover of a businessman's Australian fun park.

48. Wonder World! (1979–1986)
24 min | Reality-TV
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  

A hosted television current affairs program, about the world, and how it works from widgets to rock and roll.

49. Emoh Ruo (1985)
93 min | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
50. The Lord of the Rings Trilogy: Behind-the-Scenes (2006 Video)
Short, Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.7/10 X