Most Popular Titles With Mark Hadlow
1. The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey (2012)
PG-13 | 169 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy
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.
Votes: 692,215 | Gross: $303.00M
PG-13 | 144 min | Adventure, Fantasy
Bilbo and company are forced to engage in a war against an array of combatants and keep the Lonely Mountain from falling into the hands of a rising darkness.
Votes: 409,647 | Gross: $255.12M
3. Mortal Engines (2018)
Action, Fantasy, Sci-Fi | Post-production
Many years after the "Sixty Minute War," cities survive a now desolate Earth by moving around on giant wheels attacking and devouring smaller towns to replenish their resources.
4. The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug (2013)
PG-13 | 161 min | Adventure, Fantasy
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.
Votes: 537,206 | Gross: $258.37M
5. Xena: Warrior Princess (1995–2001)
TV-PG | 45 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
Xena, a mighty Warrior Princess with a dark past, sets out to redeem herself. She is joined by small town bard, Gabrielle. Together they journey the ancient world and fight for the greater good against ruthless Warlords and Gods.
6. King Kong (2005)
PG-13 | 187 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
In 1933 New York, an overly ambitious movie producer coerces his cast and hired ship crew to travel to the mysterious Skull Island, where they encounter Kong, a giant ape who is immediately smitten with leading lady Ann Darrow.
Votes: 348,071 | Gross: $218.08M
8. Jack of All Trades (2000)
30 min | Adventure, Action, Comedy
Jack Stiles, American spy stationed on a South Pacific island in the early 19th century, teams up with no nonsense British agent Emilia Rothschild to stop Napoleon's colonizing efforts. Jack's alter ego is the Zorro-esque Daring Dragoon.
9. Nate and Hayes (1983)
PG | 99 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy
A swashbuckling adventure which takes place in the mid-1800's on the South Pacific islands where bloody raids and battles were once the rule of the day.
Votes: 1,666 | Gross: $1.96M
14. Prisoners (1981)
95 min | Drama
A man resettles his American family to New Zealand where he gets a new job at a prison in the city Wellington. His daughter has an affair with one of his prisoners he is to look out for.
15. Children of Fire Mountain (1979– )
26 min | Adventure, Drama
Tom and his friends befriend Sir Charles Pemberton and his granddaughter Sarah Jane, then have to try and stop Sir Charles building a spa on sacred Maori land. Can they do it in time and ... See full summary »
16. Absent Without Leave (1992)
95 min | Drama, Romance, War
In the early days of the war against Japan, Ed marries his pregnant girlfriend Daisy just before joining up with the New Zealand army. Unfortunately for the young couple, Daisy suffers a ... See full summary »
7 min | Documentary, Short
Cast and crew members discuss New Zealand being an ideal filming location for the "Hobbit" films.
19. Beyond Reasonable Doubt (1981)
129 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
A docu-drama covering one of the most famous murder cases in New Zealand history. Did Arthur Thomas kill Jeannette and Harvey Crewe at their Pukekawa farm house? Arthur was sure that ... See full summary »
24. Bonjour Timothy (1995)
98 min | Comedy, Romance
Timothy is a normal 17 year old boy, living with his mum and dad in New Zealand. When he gets caught in a harmless prank, Timothy nearly gets expelled from school. As a bargain for his ... See full summary »
45 min | Adventure, Family | Post-production
In Jamaica, a U.S A.I.D worker named Jack, and his son Michael, hike to the top of Blue Mountain, hoping to see Cuba, only finding something else when they reach the summit.
26. Klynham Summer (1982)
PG | 88 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller
The same night as a girl is slain in the woods, the teenagers Sam and Les are robbed of all of their hard earned hens. In the quest for their hens they cross the murderer's path.
28. The Holy Roller (2010)
Not Rated | 89 min | Drama
A struggling preacher is tricked into starting a church in a nightclub by its unscrupulous owner, who sees it as a way to repay his gambling debts to an underworld boss. Things go from bad ... See full summary »
30. The 17th Annual Animation Show of Shows (2015 Video)
97 min | Animation
Directors: Katelyn Howes, Thomas Bourdis, Konstantin Bronzit, Martin de Coutenhove, Caroline Domergue, Isabelle Favez, Janette Goodey, Melissa Johnson, Colin Laubry, John Lewis, Babak Nekooei, Behnoud Nekooei, Avi Ofer, Amanda Palmer, Burcu Sankur, Lynn Tomlinson, Florian Vecchione, Conor Whelan, Robertino Zambrano | Stars: Mark Hadlow, Winona Mae, Amanda Palmer, Julia Pott
34. Huhu Attack! (2010)
15 min | Short, Comedy, Horror
Baz Luhrmann meets Peter Jackson in this audacious 1950s-style comedy-horror musical extravaganza, featuring a spectacular score performed by the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra. Set in Cold... See full summary »
35. No Petrol, No Diesel! (2009)
101 min | Comedy, Drama
Why is one of the world's biggest corporations trying to buy a dowdy little backwater petrol station? Rex Devlin wouldn't sell Devlin Motors and now all of a sudden he's dead. The police ... See full summary »
36. Willy Nilly (2003– )
A light-hearted comedy about Eric and Harry, two brothers whose sheltered lives on a farm have revolved around their mother. Somewhat stuck in the 1950's, they are confronted with the real ... See full summary »
38. The Story of Percival Pilts (2015)
9 min | Animation, Short, Comedy
While playing on stilts as a child, Percival Pilts declares that he'll 'never again let his feet touch the ground!' He stays true to his word and compelled ever higher, he builds his stilts... See full summary »
39. Willy Nilly (1999)
12 min | Short
In rural New Zealand, Harry and Eric are middle-aged men whose aged, tyrannical mother runs their lives. When she dies, serious questions come to the two men: "Should I have told her that I... See full summary »
Jack of All Trades (2000)
It's a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad Opera
22 min | Adventure, Action, Comedy
An apparently insane King George III visits Palau-Palau, and Camille plans to have him assassinated to demoralize the British.
Xena: Warrior Princess (1995–2001)
The Play's the Thing
TV-PG | 45 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
Gabrielle is persuaded by a tricky producer, Zehra, to direct a theatre play. While she's helped by Joxer and tries to get a high quality play, she doesn't know Zehra has invested money ... See full summary »