Most Popular Titles With Location Matching "Papua New Guinea"


1. Tales by Light (2015 TV Mini-Series)

23 min | Documentary

8.6
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Behind every powerful image is a powerful story. Uniting exploration, photography and the natural world, Tales By Light follows photographers from Australia and around the world as they push the limits of their craft.

Stars: Art Wolfe, Justin Brim, Shane Denherder, Peter Eastway

Votes: 157

2. Mr. Pip (2012)

PG-13 | 116 min | Drama, War

7.2
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As a war rages on in the province of Bougainville in Papua New Guinea, a young girl becomes transfixed by the Charles Dickens novel Great Expectations, which is being read at school by the only white man in the village.

Director: Andrew Adamson | Stars: Hugh Laurie, Xzannjah Matsi, Healesville Joel, Eka Darville

Votes: 2,674

3. Robinson Crusoe (1997)

PG-13 | 105 min | Drama, Adventure

5.9
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Robinson Crusoe flees Britain on a ship after killing his friend over the love of Mary. A fierce ocean storm wrecks his ship and leaves him stranded by himself on an uncharted island. Left ... See full summary »

Directors: Rod Hardy, George Miller | Stars: Pierce Brosnan, William Takaku, Polly Walker, Ian Hart

Votes: 9,983

4. Under the Sea 3D (2009)

G | 40 min | Documentary, Short

7.6
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77 Metascore

An underwater look at the diverse coastal regions of Southern Australia, New Guinea and the Indo-Pacific areas and the impact of global warming on the oceans.

Director: Howard Hall | Star: Jim Carrey

Votes: 1,459 | Gross: $35.11M

5. Mondo cane (1962)

R | 108 min | Documentary, Horror

6.5
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A "shockumentary" consisting of a collection of mostly real archive footage displaying mankind at its most depraved and perverse, displaying bizarre rites, cruel behavior and bestial violence.

Directors: Paolo Cavara, Gualtiero Jacopetti, Franco Prosperi | Stars: Rossano Brazzi, Yves Klein, Stefano Sibaldi, Henning Skaarup

Votes: 2,668

6. La vallée (1972)

106 min | Drama

6.5
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Filmmaker Barbet Schroeder explores themes of sexual freedom, mind alteration, and pursuit of paradise against the backdrop of an early 70's encounter with the Mapuga rain forest tribe in upland New Guinea.

Director: Barbet Schroeder | Stars: Jérôme Beauvarlet, Monique Giraudy, Michael Gothard, Jean-Pierre Kalfon

Votes: 829

7. Skullduggery (1970)

GP | 105 min | Adventure

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The missing-link is found on a safari in New Guinea. Is it human or animal?

Directors: Gordon Douglas, Richard Wilson | Stars: Burt Reynolds, Susan Clark, Roger C. Carmel, Paul Hubschmid

Votes: 254

8. In a Savage Land (1999)

Not Rated | 115 min | Adventure, Drama

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Two anthropologists married to each other go to an island off of Papua New Guinea for field research in pre-World War II.

Director: Bill Bennett | Stars: Rufus Sewell, Martin Donovan, Maya Stange, Max Cullen

Votes: 378

9. The Search for Michael Rockefeller (2011)

90 min | Documentary

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In 2007, filmmaker Fraser C. Heston discovered a cache of lost footage shot by adventure-author Milt Machlin during his expedition to the cannibal coast of New Guinea in 1969, in search of ... See full summary »

Directors: Fraser C. Heston, Milt Machlin | Stars: Miron Ashkenazy, J.O. Brew, Neil Dickson, Ken Dresser

Votes: 119

10. I Am a Girl (2013)

88 min | Documentary, Biography, Drama

6.9
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Six girls coming of age, ready to become something extraordinary.

Director: Rebecca Barry

Votes: 80

11. The Gardener (2012)

87 min | Documentary, Drama

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65 Metascore

The Gardener is a surreal film made using documentary-style techniques via the cameras of father and son (the Makhmalbafs) who go to Israel to learn about a religion (Baha'i faith) that ... See full summary »

Director: Mohsen Makhmalbaf | Stars: Ririva Eona Mabi, Paula Asadi, Bal Kumari Gurung, Ian David Huang

Votes: 115

12. To Have & to Hold (1996)

99 min | Mystery, Thriller

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An Australian widower living in New Guinea starts a relationship with a woman very similar to his much-beloved wife, but their life together turns out to be far from the imagined romantic ideal.

Director: John Hillcoat | Stars: Tchéky Karyo, Rachel Griffiths, Steve Jacobs, Anni Finsterer

Votes: 132

13. Biosphere (2014)

68 min | Documentary

8.2
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Biosphere is a groundbreaking non narrative documentary filmed in 4K around the globe in remote areas and dense cities showcasing our planet and its inhabitants in their daily lives.

Director: Jennifer Athena Galatis

Votes: 12

14. First Contact (1982)

58 min | Documentary

7.7
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This documentary presents footage of the first contact between the highland tribes of Papua New Guinea, and European explorers. In the 1930s three Australian's, Michael, Daniel and James ... See full summary »

Directors: Robin Anderson, Bob Connolly | Stars: Richard Oxenburgh, Daniel Leahy, Mick Leahy, James Taylor

Votes: 141

15. Elsewhere (2001)

240 min | Documentary

8.8
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During the year 2000 Geyrhalter and his teams travelled to a different destination each month, looking for places untouched by the millennium hysteria. Locations include Niger, Finland, ... See full summary »

Director: Nikolaus Geyrhalter

Votes: 101

16. Lukim Yu (2016)

83 min | Drama

8.0
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Melissa and John are worlds apart and when they meet, John's controversial ideas mean their conversations erupt in a fiery clash of minds.

Director: Christopher Anderson | Stars: Godfreeman Kaptigau, Tinzey Mau, Fabian Hera, Pauline Onsa

Votes: 7

17. The Coconut Revolution (2000 TV Movie)

50 min | Documentary

8.6
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This is the modern-day story of a native peoples' remarkable victory over Western Colonial power. A Pacific island rose up in arms against giant mining corporation Rio Tinto Zinc (RTZ) - and won despite a military occupation and blockade.

Director: Dom Rotheroe | Stars: Joseph Kabui, Francis Ona

Votes: 135

18. Birds of Paradise (2010 TV Movie)

60 min | Documentary

8.4
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Living in the depths of the New Guinean Rainforest are birds of unimaginable colour and beauty. When Europeans first saw the plumes of these fabulous creatures in the sixteenth century, ... See full summary »

Director: Harvey Jones | Stars: David Attenborough, Piers Gibbon

Votes: 104

19. Peace Child (1972)

27 min | Short, Adventure, Drama

7.5
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Filmed in the unspoiled jungles of the Southwest Pacific, Peace Child dramatically portrays the startling reaction of stone-age people to the Gospel.

Director: Rolf Forsberg | Stars: Don Richardson, Rolf Forsberg

Votes: 17

20. Les animaux amoureux (2007)

85 min | Documentary

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Director: Laurent Charbonnier | Star: Cécile De France

Votes: 328

21. Nuova Guinea, l'isola dei cannibali (1974)

100 min | Documentary, Horror

4.9
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Director: Akira Ide | Stars: Prince Philip, Queen Elizabeth II

Votes: 23

22. Sun Come Up (2011)

38 min | Documentary, Short, Adventure

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Sun Come Up tells the story of some of the world's first environmental refugees, the Carteret Islanders. The film follows relocation leader Ursula Rakova and a group of young families as ... See full summary »

Director: Jennifer Redfearn

Votes: 52

23. Kuru: The Science and the Sorcery (2010)

52 min | Documentary

8.3
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Director: Rob Bygott | Stars: Russ Harris, Michael Alpers, Pako Ombeya, Atenamu Bavasa

Votes: 26

24. Black Harvest (1992)

90 min | Documentary

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Joe Leahy is the half-caste son of one of the first explorers of the Papua New Guinean interior. His relations with the local Ganiga tribe who work his coffee plantation on their land are ... See full summary »

Directors: Robin Anderson, Bob Connolly

Votes: 127

25. World Safari II: The Final Adventure (1984)

128 min | Documentary, Adventure

6.5
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Director: Alby Mangels | Stars: Viktor Breglec, Michelle Els, Judy Green, Alby Mangels

Votes: 13

26. The Genius and the Boys (2009 TV Movie)

Documentary

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The documentary investigates late American Nobel laureate Carleton Gajdusek's enigmatic discoveries. Gajdusek discovered mad cow disease on Papua New Guinea in the fifties, as well as ... See full summary »

Director: Bosse Lindquist | Stars: Michael Alpers, Warwick Anderson, Sena Anua, Carleton Gajdusek

Votes: 42

27. Attack! Battle of New Britain (1944)

Approved | 54 min | War, Documentary

6.5
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Documentary film depicting the attack by Allied forces on the Japanese strong-holds of Arawe Beach and Cape Gloucester, New Britain, in the South Pacific theatre of the Second World War in 1943.

Stars: Leo Genn, Burgess Meredith, Anthony Veiller, Walter Krueger

Votes: 60

28. There Once was an Island: Te Henua e Nnoho (2010)

80 min | Documentary

7.8
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An island nation faces the reality of rising seas wiping them off the map.

Director: Briar March

Votes: 63

29. Operation Change (2014– )

Documentary

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Votes: 11

30. Bougainville: Our Island, Our Fight (1998)

52 min | Documentary

8.3
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Documents an indigenous people who fight against a multinational mining company (Panguna copper mine) and government forces (PNG). The guerrillas relay the belief that they fight to defend their independence and preserve the local environment on the island of Bougainville.

Director: Wayne Coles-Janess | Stars: Joseph Kabui, Francis Ona

Votes: 23

31. Savage Memory (2011)

80 min | Documentary, Biography, Drama

7.5
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Savage Memory uses the controversies surrounding the legacy of the founding father of British Anthropology to explore powerful questions surrounding history and the ways in which it is ... See full summary »

Directors: Zachary Stuart, Kelly Thomson

Votes: 8

32. Injury Slight... Please Advise (2008)

80 min | Action

5.4
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An ace fighter pilot crashes in New Guinea, evades headhunters in the jungle, and is rescued. He attempts to return fifty years later to visit his downed plane, but meets opposition when he learns his story is still told among the locals.

Director: Josh Baxter | Stars: Norlan Alvarez, Clayton Bowman, Ronny Castillo, Osman Crisanto

Votes: 16

33. Carnauba: A Son's Memoir (2001)

57 min | Documentary

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A story about Sam Johnson reconnecting with his late father. Sam is the fourth generation leader of SC Johnson. In 1935, Sam's father flew from Racine, Wisconsin, to Fortaleza, Brazil in a ... See full summary »

Directors: Alex Albanese, Dugan Rosalini | Star: Gary Desbien

34. Hell in the Pacific (1993)

55 min | Documentary

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Director: Glen Ellis | Star: Michael Kitchen

35. Adventist Aviation Services: Uniting, Building and Serving Papua New Guinea (2014 TV Movie)

30 min | Reality-TV

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From cash crops to coffin charters to emergency medivacs, for the bush pilots of Adventist Aviation Services in Papua New Guinea, there's no such thing as an ordinary day.

Director: Tompaul Wheeler | Stars: Steve Kisling, Linden Millist, Roger Millist, Samson Nopi

36. Les vagabonds des cendres (2010)

52 min | Documentary

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On the volcanic island of New Britain, a handful of animals have learned to live with the sporadic anger of the Earth. When ash from an eruption invades their habitat, the choice seems simple: stay and adapt, or leave.

Director: Bertrand Loyer | Stars: Jacques Gamblin, Jeremy Irons

Votes: 8

37. Joe Leahy's Neighbours (1989)

90 min | Documentary

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Director: Bob Connolly

Votes: 21

38. Gow the Killer (1931)

Documentary

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Explorer Edward Salisbury takes an expedition across the Pacific Ocean to such exotic locales as Fiji, Samoa, Papua New Guinea and the New Hebrides Islands, and record the lives of the ... See full summary »

Director: Edward A. Salisbury | Stars: William Peck, Gow

Votes: 17

39. Honeybee Blues (2009)

52 min | Documentary

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From the native bush and orchards of Australia to the industrial farmlands of the United States and the highlands of Papua New Guinea, Honeybee Blues is a scientific detective story that tells a 21st century cautionary tale.

Director: Stefan Moore

40. Roam (2011– )

22 min | Reality-TV

7.8
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Stars: Tim Charody, Tim Doyle

Votes: 12

41. Shark Tribe (2007 TV Movie)

60 min | Documentary

7.0
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Director: Craig Moffit | Stars: Dave Salmoni, Ryan Johnson

Votes: 6

42. Trappeurs de volcans (2010 TV Movie)

52 min | Documentary

7.3
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Whether the Philippines, Papua New Guinea, Colombia, Chile, Italy or Iceland, each of these countries is home to active volcanoes that are a threat to the populations settled at their feet.... See full summary »

Directors: François de Riberolles, Bertrand Loyer | Stars: Féodor Atkine, Jeremy Irons, Marie-Dominique Bayle, Marc Brunet

Votes: 7

43. About Beauty (2008)

52 min | Documentary

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A visually based exploration and appreciation of the work of artist Dorothy Cross, showing many of the highlights of her career to date, framed by her evolving and passionate relationship ... See full summary »

Director: Conor Horgan | Star: Dorothy Cross

44. Surviving Extremes (2003– )

60 min | Documentary

6.5
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A travel writer and geographer ventures into some of the world's most extreme environments.

Stars: Zam Baring, Nick Middleton

Votes: 11

45. Beyond Kokoda (2008)

116 min | Documentary

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Directors: Shaun Gibbons, Stig Schnell

46. Tukana - husat i asua (1984)

120 min | Comedy, Drama

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Directors: Chris Owen, Albert Toro | Stars: Albert Toro, Regina Talsa, Wenceslas Noruke, Timothy Hamanin

47. Cry of the Forgotten Land (1995 Video)

25 min | Documentary, Short

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New Guinea, second largest island on earth, is home to over 100,000 species found nowhere else on earth, and to ancient human cultures, including the Moi people. The future of the Moi's ... See full summary »

Director: Ian Mackenzie

48. Magicians of the Earth: A Young Man's Dream and a Woman's Secret (1990 TV Movie)

58 min | Documentary

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On the southernmost tip of Madagascar lives Efiaimbelo, a man in his sixties who works as a funerary sculptor. To ornament local tombs honoring the dead, he carves and paints wooden poles ... See full summary »

Director: Philip Haas

49. Worldwide Berlin (2015 TV Movie)

172 min | Documentary

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Director: Elke Sasse | Stars: Bernard Alai, Nikolai Aleksejen, Ángel Alfredo Canaviri Flores, Miguelina Teófila Canaviri Machaca Quispe

50. Guardians of the Flutes (1994 TV Movie)

70 min | Documentary, War

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Star: Christian Rodska

Votes: 17