Most Popular "Maori" Titles
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1. Hunt for the Wilderpeople (2016)
PG-13 | 101 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama
A national manhunt is ordered for a rebellious kid and his foster uncle who go missing in the wild New Zealand bush.
Votes: 3,573 | Gross: $1.47M
2. 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.
3. Ender's Game (2013)
PG-13 | 114 min | Action, Sci-Fi
Young Ender Wiggin is recruited by the International Military to lead the fight against the Formics, a genocidal alien race which nearly annihilated the human race in a previous invasion.
Votes: 183,908 | Gross: $61.66M
4. Cloud Atlas (2012)
R | 172 min | Drama, Sci-Fi
An exploration of how the actions of individual lives impact one another in the past, present and future, as one soul is shaped from a killer into a hero, and an act of kindness ripples across centuries to inspire a revolution.
Votes: 283,920 | Gross: $27.10M
5. The Piano (1993)
R | 121 min | Drama, Music, Romance
A mute woman along with her young daughter, and her prized piano, are sent to 1850s New Zealand for an arranged marriage to a wealthy landowner, and she's soon lusted after by a local worker on the plantation.
Votes: 63,719 | Gross: $40.16M
6. Boy (I) (2010)
Not Rated | 87 min | Comedy, Drama
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.
Votes: 8,584 | Gross: $0.26M
7. Crocodile Dundee II (1988)
PG | 108 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy
Australian outback expert protects his New York love from gangsters who've followed her down under.
Votes: 43,994 | Gross: $109.31M
8. Once Were Warriors (1994)
R | 102 min | Crime, Drama
A family descended from Maori warriors is bedeviled by a violent father and the societal problems of being treated as outcasts.
Votes: 25,429 | Gross: $2.20M
9. Whale Rider (2002)
PG-13 | 101 min | Drama, Family
A contemporary story of love, rejection and triumph as a young Maori girl fights to fulfill a destiny her grandfather refuses to recognize.
Votes: 34,174 | Gross: $20.77M
10. The Quiet Earth (1985)
R | 91 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
A man named Zac Hobson awakens to find himself alone in the world. In a desperate attempt to search for others, he finds only two who have their own agenda.
Votes: 20,135 | Gross: $1.60M
11. The Dead Lands (2014)
R | 107 min | Action
After his tribe is slaughtered through an act of treachery, the teenage son of a slain Maori chieftain looks to avenge his father's murder and bring peace and honor to the souls of his loved ones.
Votes: 3,195 | Gross: $0.00M
12. What Becomes of the Broken Hearted? (1999)
108 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
This sequel to the New Zealand-set drama "Once Were Warriors" revisits alcoholic Maori man Jake Heke (Temuera Morrison) and his wife, Beth (Rena Owen), who have separated, largely due to ... See full summary »
13. In Search of the Castaways (1962)
Approved | 98 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy
In 19th century England, young Mary Grant and her brother, Robert, embark on a dangerous quest to find their missing father, a sea captain who vanished somewhere along the Chilean coast.
14. River Queen (2005)
R | 114 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
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 during the British colonization of New Zealand.
15. Journey to the Center of the Earth (1999 TV Mini-Series)
Unrated | 178 min | Adventure, Sci-Fi, Fantasy
Remake of Jules Verne's classic story finds adventurers seeking a mysterious hidden land. They are joined by the wife of another man, who had previously gone on a similar expedition and disappeared.
16. The Price of Milk (2000)
PG-13 | 87 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
New Zealand milk farmer Rob gives his lover Lucinda a ring. Trying to spark up her relationship with Rob, she takes her friend Drosophila's advice and starts to try and make Rob angry. But ... See full summary »
Votes: 1,508 | Gross: $0.11M
17. Broken English (1996)
NC-17 | 92 min | Drama, Romance
Ivan is the fierce patriarch of a family of Croatian refugees in Auckland. Nina is his daughter, ready to live on her own, despite his angry objections. Eddie is the Maori she takes as her ... See full summary »
Votes: 603 | Gross: $0.48M
18. Utu (1984)
R | 104 min | Adventure, Drama, History
In New Zealand in the 1860s the native Maori people fought the British colonials to keep the land guaranteed to them by treaty. The warrior Te Wheke fights for the British until betrayal ... See full summary »
19. The Ferryman (2007)
R | 100 min | Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
The story of a group of twenty-something's who charter a boat to Fiji for the trip of a lifetime, before stumbling upon an evil that demands vengeance at any cost.
21. Kaitangata Twitch (2010–2011)
23 min | Family, Fantasy
It's fifty years since Shelly Gentry disappeared and 50 is one of those numbers that seem to mean something. People celebrate fifty. In pre-European New Zealand, the tiny Island of ... See full summary »
23. Land of Fury (1954)
90 min | Adventure, Drama, History
In 1821,among the first British sailors to set foot on New Zealand, Phillip Wayne befriends a Maori tribe's chief, marries in England and returns to New Zealand with a small group of followers to settle.
24. Twilight of the Gods (1996)
15 min | Short, War
Following a pitched battle, a Maori warrior finds a wounded European soldier and helps him back to health. How will this clash of cultures in a time of warfare turn out?
26. Longing for New Zealand (2009 TV Movie)
90 min | Romance
Trough notary Nolan Davies, the late James Abbott left his New Zealand estate to puzzled New York niche publisher Paige Duvall. She delays a $1,000,000 deal with Douglas Lancaster to ... See full summary »
27. Hugh and Heke (2010)
81 min | Comedy, Family
Two families on holiday discover a beautiful area of beach where they both want to camp. The hard-headed patriarch territorially face off but their soft-hearted families make friends.
28. Der Liebe entgegen (2002 TV Movie)
182 min | Drama, Adventure, Romance
1957 in Berlin. Renate, Angelika and Karin have known each other since they were children. Renate has the idea that the three of them should accept New Zealand's invitation to young German ... See full summary »
29. How Far Is Heaven (2012)
99 min | Documentary
The Sisters of Compassion have lived in the remote village named Jerusalem, in New Zealand, for 120 years. Today, only three nuns remain - their legacy on the river is coming to an end. ... See full summary »
32. Down by the Riverside (2007)
84 min | Crime, Drama, Horror
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.
35. Flight of the Albatross (1995)
93 min | Drama, Family, Romance
After a period of separation, Sarah visits her research scientist mother on a remote New Zealand island. Before long Sarah becomes inextricably involved in events involving both Maori ... See full summary »
36. Redemption (I) (2010)
Redemption is the dark and tender story of teenagers Jaffa and Zig who find a way through their own personal hells, however in this coming of age story, survival may not bring a happy ending.
37. Nancy Drew: The Shattered Medallion (2014 Video Game)
E | Adventure, Mystery
Teen detective Nancy Drew travels to New Zealand to compete in a reality TV competition and ends up investigating the strange mishaps that are causing the show to spiral out of control.
39. The Makutu on Mrs Jones (1983)
25 min | Short, Drama
Tawhai Bennett, a young Maori boy, goes to work for Mrs Jones, a Pakeha; woman, helping her deliver groceries and mail. However, things take an unexpected turn when he fears that a local Maori elder has placed a curse (makutu) on her.
40. Voices of the Land: Nga Reo O Te Whenua (2014)
100 min | Documentary, Biography, Music
Richard Nunns has been a primary figure in retrieving taonga puoro, the traditional instruments of the Maori, from the silence of the museum. Archivist, researcher, composer and performer, ... See full summary »
43. Operation 8 (2011)
110 min | Documentary
Operation 8 examines the so-called 'anti-terror' raids that took place around New Zealand on October 15, 2007 - asking how and why they took place and at what cost to those targeted.
44. NWA Cyberspace: Fatal Attraction (2005 Video)
Slyck Wagner Brown defends the NWA Cyberspace Heavyweight Title against Michael Shane, America's Most Wanted defend the NWA Cyberspace Tag Team Titles against Jeff Jarrett and Matt Striker,... See full summary »
45. War Stories (1995)
95 min | Documentary, Romance, War
Seven New Zealand women speak about their lives during World War II: some lost husbands, some got married, some went into service themselves. The director lets the women tell their stories ... See full summary »
46. Ow What! (2015)
15 min | Short, Comedy, Family
A young boy from Ruatoki recognizes two unusual guardians, as he is conflicted between becoming the man of the house and playing rugby with his mates.
47. Turangaarere: The John Pohe Story (2008 TV Movie)
Porokoru Patapu (John) Pohe was the first Maori pilot in the RNZAF. Nicknamed "Lucky Johnny", he was a WWII hero who flew an incredible 22 missions. This documentary uses a combination of ... See full summary »
48. Down, Across & Up (2010)
107 min | Documentary
This documentary follows a newly-wed couple, Genevieve and Kerrin Revell, as they attempt to circumnavigate over 5,000km of New Zealand terrain with horses. They encounter many obstacles and local characters along the way.
50. Restoring the Mauri of Lake Omapere (2007 TV Movie)
78 min | Documentary
A story of what can happen to water and the people who rely on it. The lake is Omapere, sacred to the Ngapuhi people of Aotearoa, New Zealand. The story is told by the people of the area.