Top-US-Grossing Titles With Country of Origin Samoa


1. Three Wise Cousins (2016)

PG-13 | 89 min | Comedy, Romance

8.2
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A young New Zealand Samoan man called Adam (Neil Amituanai) ventures to his motherland to try and impress his crush Mary (Gloria Ofa Blake), who claims she only likes "real" Pacific Island men.

Director: Stallone Vaiaoga-Ioasa | Stars: Neil Amituanai, Gloria Blake, Susana Fanueli, Valelia Ioane

Votes: 95

2. Losing Sight of Shore (2017)

92 min | Documentary, Adventure, Sport

7.5
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Four brave women set out to row across the Pacific Ocean from America to Australia.

Director: Sarah Moshman

Votes: 283

3. O le tulafale (2011)

110 min | Drama

7.0
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Saili, an unassuming villager & taro farmer, lives happily with his beautiful wife Vaaiga and her teenage daughter Litia. Their existence, whilst happy and peaceful; is unconventional. ... See full summary »

Director: Tusi Tamasese | Stars: Fa'afiaula Sanote, Tausili Pushparaj, Salamasina Mataia, Ioata Tanielu

Votes: 272

4. Ser un ser humano (2011)

60 min | Documentary, Biography, Family

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Six standalone feature documentaries exploring a universal human need as defined by a Kenyan woman farmer: Sustenance, Love, Faith, Culture, Fear and Hope. Shot by advanced documentary ... See full summary »

Directors: Abdelsallam Al-Hajj, Claudia Alves, Laura Cardona, Jean Jean León, Marina McCartney, Rafael Ruíz, Helena Salguero, Chatterjee Sreya

5. Coral (2015)

15 min | Short, Drama, Mystery

6.6
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South Pacific, present day. Fishing in a forbidden coral lagoon, a young Samoan father makes a shocking discovery. Its consequences will be determined by the struggle between his conscience and his cowardice.

Director: Giacomo Martelli | Stars: Afa Pio Tupua, Joshua Fuimaono Wright, Sina Fuimaono Wright, Taulesulu Matafeo

Votes: 5

6. Blood & Ink (2012)

62 min | Documentary, History | Completed

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The story of tattoo abolishment and resurgence in the South Pacific has many nuances such as cultural identity, religious affiliation, and women's rights. While tattoos can be found on ... See full summary »

Director: Amanda D. Fornal

7. Plastiki and the Material of the Future (2011)

95 min | Documentary, Adventure, History

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Inspired by the recent discovery of the Great Pacific Garbage Patch, an unlikely boat is built from 10,000 reclaimed plastic bottles and attempts to sail across the Pacific Ocean in hopes ... See full summary »

Director: Vern Moen | Star: Alec Baldwin

8. Va Tapuia (2009)

16 min | Short, Drama

6.5
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Taro planter Lui s grief for his dead wife has infected his whole life. A chance meeting with a stranger, a widow bound in anger to the grave of her husband now drowning in their cyclone ... See full summary »

Director: Tusi Tamasese | Stars: Malae Lialiai, Lena Rivers

Votes: 12

9. Stölden (The Theft) (2017)

15 min | Documentary, Short, Comedy

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An anthropology student travels to the pacific island of Samoa to study its system of communal property rights, which she admires. Barely arrived in the hotel, her clothes get stolen.

Directors: Anna Nevander, Louise Nevander

10. Apple Pie (2016)

81 min

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Apple Pie is a feature length artist film shot on super 16mm in New Zealand, Samoa, and at a remote mountaintop astrophysics observatory in the Western US desert. Both an experimental ... See full summary »

Director: Sam Hamilton

11. Survival of the Fabulous (II) (2013 TV Movie)

48 min | Documentary, Adventure, Drama

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Survival of the Fabulous asks are gay men actually born gay? If so, how could homosexuality, a trait, which essentially prevents reproduction, evolve and survive generations of history? ... See full summary »

Director: Bryce Sage

12. The Marvelous Musical Report (2015)

10 min | Short, Comedy, Family

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A man mysteriously emerges from the ocean with a briefcase, on his way to deliver a report about the four Marine National Monuments of the Pacific Ocean. But his report is anything but ... See full summary »

Directors: Laura Sams, Robert Sams | Stars: Lucy Bowman, Laura Sams, Robert Sams

13. Weaving the Future (2017)

10 min | Documentary, Short

Andy is a young Samoan who left behind his dream of studying art to chase a new passion - tourism.

Director: Isack Hoppitt | Star: Anitele'a Faitua

14. Malaga (2010)

15 min | Short, Drama

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In a long forgotten Samoa, a group of young men are sent into the deepest part of the forest to fulfill their destinies and emerge as Warriors.

Directors: Daniel Poleki, Robert Poleki | Stars: Apenamoemanatunatu Fuli Lei Poleki, Vaialofi Samifua, Mark Stowers, Matthew Stowers