Most Popular "New Zealand" Titles
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1. What We Do in the Shadows (2014)
R | 86 min | Comedy, Horror
Viago, Deacon, and Vladislav are vampires who are finding that modern life has them struggling with the mundane - like paying rent, keeping up with the chore wheel, trying to get into nightclubs, and overcoming flatmate conflicts.
2. Top of the Lake (2013– )
TV-MA | 350 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
When pregnant, 12-year-old Tui tries to kill herself in a freezing New Zealand lake, Detective Robin Griffin has plenty of questions for the girl. But when Tui suddenly disappears, Griffin finds herself knee-deep in small-town secrets.
3. Flight of the Conchords (2007–2009)
28 min | Comedy, Music
Bret and Jemaine are Flight of the Conchords, a folk-rock band from New Zealand living in New York City in search of stardom.
4. Eight Below (2006)
PG | 120 min | Adventure, Drama, Family
Brutal cold forces two Antarctic explorers to leave their team of sled dogs behind as they fend for their survival.
5. Angus, Thongs and Perfect Snogging (2008)
PG-13 | 100 min | Comedy, Drama
The story centers on a 14-year-old girl who keeps a diary about the ups and downs of being a teenager, including the things she learns about kissing.
6. 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.
7. Heavenly Creatures (1994)
R | 99 min | Biography, Crime, Drama
Two girls have an intense fantasy life; their parents, concerned the fantasy is too intense, separate them, and the girls take revenge.
8. Nowhere Boy (2009)
R | 98 min | Biography, Drama, Music
A chronicle of John Lennon's first years, focused mainly in his adolescence and his relationship with his stern aunt Mimi, who raised him, and his absentee mother Julia, who re-entered his life at a crucial moment in his young life.
9. Dead Alive (1992)
R | 104 min | Comedy, Horror
A young man's mother is bitten by a Sumatran rat-monkey. She gets sick and dies, at which time she comes back to life, killing and eating dogs, nurses, friends, and neighbors.
10. 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.
11. Green Dolphin Street (1947)
Approved | 141 min | Adventure, Romance, Drama
Sophie loved Edmund, but he left town when her parents forced her to marry wealthy Octavius. Years later, Edmund returns with his son, William. Sophie's daughter, Marguerite, and William ... See full summary »
12. The World's Fastest Indian (2005)
PG-13 | 127 min | Biography, Drama, Sport
The story of New Zealander Burt Munro, who spent years building a 1920 Indian motorcycle, which helped him set the land speed world record at Utah's Bonneville Salt Flats in 1967.
13. 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.
14. Fly Away Home (1996)
PG | 107 min | Adventure, Drama, Family
A father and daughter decide to attempt to lead a flock of orphaned Canada Geese south by air.
15. Boy (I) (2010)
Not Rated | 87 min | Comedy, Drama
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.
16. Bad Taste (1987)
Unrated | 91 min | Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
The population of a small town disappears and is replaced by aliens that chase human flesh for their intergalactic fast-food chain.
17. Black Sheep (2006)
Not Rated | 87 min | Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
An experiment in genetic engineering turns harmless sheep into blood-thirsty killers that terrorize a sprawling New Zealand farm.
18. Eagle vs Shark (2007)
R | 88 min | Comedy, Romance
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.
19. The Perfect Wave (2014)
PG | 94 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama
The Perfect wave is a LOVE STORY, with four key pillars, a young mans love for surfing, adventure, a mothers love for her son, a young man falling in love for the first time, Gods love. The... See full summary »
20. The Dark Horse (2014)
R | 124 min | Drama
An emotionally charged and inspiring drama about a man who searches for the courage to lead, despite his own adversities - finding purpose and hope in passing on his gift to the children in his community.
24. Fresh Meat (2012)
91 min | Comedy, Horror
A dysfunctional gang of criminals takes a middle class Maori family hostage and discovers too late that they are cannibals.
25. 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.
26. 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.
27. Perfect Creature (2006)
R | 90 min | Action, Drama, Fantasy
The vampire myth is given a stylish 1960s treatment, where a human cop partners with a vampire cop to stop a vamp bent on creating a war between the two "separate but equal" races.
28. Bride Flight (2008)
R | 130 min | Drama
A romantic drama that charts the lives of three women from different backgrounds, forever changed when they emigrate to New Zealand as war brides.
29. Buddy (2003)
100 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Kristoffer is a billboard hanger, 24 years old and carefree. When his girlfriend Elisabeth dumps him for the boss of her trend bureau, his life falls into pieces. He feels like a loser. By ... See full summary »
30. Kaho Naa... Pyaar Hai (2000)
172 min | Action, Crime, Romance
Rich girl loves poor singer and vice versa. But fate has two surprises in store.
31. The Tattooist (2007)
R | 92 min | Horror, Thriller
A young artist unknowingly plays a role in releasing a deadly spirit as he attempts to learn tatau, the Samoan tradition of tattooing.
32. Forgotten Silver (1995 TV Movie)
53 min | Comedy
Forgotten Silver is a mockumentary which details the prodigious life of "lost" filmmaker Colin McKenzie and his incredible advances that were lost to history...until now. This supergenius ... See full summary »
R | 85 min | Animation, Comedy
An animated, factually incorrect biography of Graham Arthur Chapman, one of the founding members of the comedy group Monty Python.
34. An Angel at My Table (1990)
R | 158 min | Biography, Drama
In 1920s and 1930s New Zealand, Janet Frame grows up in a poor family with lots of brothers and sisters. Already at an early age she is different from the other kids. She gets an education ... See full summary »
35. Welcome to the Jungle (2007 Video)
83 min | Horror
Two young couples head into the New Guinea wilderness in an effort to find Michael Rockefeller, the heir to the Rockefeller fortune who disappeared in 1961.
36. Mesmerized (1985)
PG | 94 min | Drama
An orphaned New Zealand girl married to an older, wealthy businessman learns to deal with his strange sexual desires.
37. The Lighthorsemen (1987)
PG | 131 min | War, Drama
In 1917 when the British forces are bogged down in front of the Turkish and German lines in Palestine they rely on the Australian light horse regiment to break the deadlock.
38. Sensation (2010)
107 min | Comedy
A naive young Irishman starts a relationship with a sexy call girl; and together they hatch a plan to open a brothel using the proceeds from the farm he recently inherited.
39. 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.
40. Doctor Who: Scream of the Shalka (2003 TV Mini-Series)
90 min | Sci-Fi, Animation
The Doctor, a time-traveling alien explorer, is sent by his people, the Time Lords, to liberate a small town in England from the tyrannical rule of a race of alien lava creatures called the... See full summary »
42. Sleeping Dogs (1977)
107 min | Action, Thriller, Drama
Recluse Smith (Sam Neill) is drawn into a revolutionary struggle between guerillas and right-wingers in New Zealand. Implicated in a murder and framed as a revolutionary conspirator, Smith ... See full summary »
43. 3 Mile Limit (2014)
105 min | Adventure, Drama, Music
It's 1965 and rock music is shaking up the world but not in New Zealand. Richard Davis a 23 year old journalist is determined to break the Government's monopoly on broadcasting and bring ... See full summary »
44. Treasure of the Yankee Zephyr (1981)
PG | 91 min | Action, Drama, Adventure
In a lake high in the mountains of New Zealand hunter Gibbie Gibson discovers a plane wreck from ww-ii. When he tells it around, a gang of crooks follows and threatens him and his daughter,... See full summary »
45. Last of the Living (2009)
88 min | Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
A contagious virus is turning everyone into zombies, and the only hope for survival lies in the hands of three couch potatoes.
48. Jack Brown Genius (1996)
PG-13 | 85 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
A thousand years ago, in England, the crazy monk Elmer wears a pair of wings and tries to fly from a high tower. He dies, and his soul is doomed to the eternity in hell for committing ... See full summary »
49. The Locals (2003)
88 min | Horror, Thriller
Two best friends, Grant and Paul, hit the country road for a night of fun, but unfortunately take a short cut to their fate... where they meet the Locals.
50. Anzacs (1985 TV Mini-Series)
165 min | Drama, History, War
Following the lives of a dozen Australian soldiers who served in the Australia and New Zealand Army Corps (ANZAC) during World War I which follows them from the 1915 battle of Galipoli, to ... See full summary »