Peter Jackson is from New Zealand. But what else do you know about New Zealand cinema? In case you’re curious; we made a list of the best recent Kiwi movies. The Vore's Film staff selects the top best New-Zealand movies of 2017 in cinema or on DVD or Netfix. Are Leanne Pooley, James Napier Robertson & Jemaine Clement New Zealand's biggest directors?
New-Zealand movies 2017 Popular actors Tainui Tukiwaho, Andrew Grainger & Chelsie Preston Crayford Trending movies 25 April, The Dark Horse & Hunt for the Wilderpeople 2017 anticipated releases to watch A remake of the classic 1981 comedy 'Goodbye Pork Pie'. Three outlaws (in a yellow mini cooper) are on the run for the authorities. Might even be better than the oiginal!... Director Matt Murphy Cast Dean O'Gorman James Rolleston Ashleigh Cummings Read more Best New-Zealand movies on Netflix or DVD in 2017 2010's best rated New-Zealand movies out on DVD, Bluray or streaming on VOD (Netflix, Amazon). Hunt for the Wilderpeople (22-01-2016, 101 minutes) Veteran actor Sam Neill teams up with brilliant newcomer Julian Dennison in this very original buddy movie about a grumpy ex-convict and a juvenile delinquent hiding in the New Zeeland bush for an evil Child Care Officer. Beautifully shot and darkly comical, this little gem reminded us of Wes Anderson's best work.
Starring Sam Neill, Julian Dennison & Rima Te Wiata Director Taika Waititi (What We Do in the Shadows ) Themes forest, friendship, nature, adventure, comedy, Country New Zealand Keywords hilarious, unpredictable, Rating Buy/stream it / Amazon Netflix Mahana (03-03-2016, 103 minutes) Director Lee Tamahori (Once We Warriors) returns to his native New Zealand with this great drama film about two rivaling shepherd families in the 1960's. Based on the 1994 novel 'Bulibasha: King of the Gypsies' by Witi Ihimaera, who wrote the classic 'The Whale Rider'.
Starring Temuera Morrison, Akuhata Keefe & Nancy Brunning | Director Lee Tamahori (Once Were Warriors & Die Another Day) Themes families, relationships, drama, historical, Country New Zealand Keywords dramatic, interesting, Rating Buy/stream it / Amazon Netflix The Dark Horse (11-12-2015, 124 minutes)
Starring Cliff Curtis, James Rolleston & Kirk Torrance Director James Napier Robertson (Power Rangers DinoThunder, The Tribe & I'm Not Harry Jenson. ) Country New Zealand Buy/stream it / Amazon Netflix What We Do in the Shadows (13-02-2015, 86 minutes)
Starring Jemaine Clement, Taika Waititi & Cori Gonzalez-Macuer Director Jemaine Clement & Taika Waititi (Rio, Rio 2 & Men in Black 3) Country New Zealand United States Buy/stream it / Amazon Netflix The Dead Lands (30-10-2014, 107 minutes)
Starring James Rolleston, Lawrence Makoare & Te Kohe Tuhaka Director Toa Fraser (Naming Number Two, My Talks with Dean Spanley & Giselle ) Country New Zealand United Kingdom Buy/stream it / Amazon Netflix The Weight of Elephants (06-06-2013, 83 minutes)
Starring Demos Murphy, Angelina Cottrell & Catherine Wilkin Director Daniel Borgman (Manden og mågen, Behaviour & Lars and Peter) Country Denmark Germany New Zealand Sweden Buy/stream it / Amazon Netflix Boy (25-03-2010, 87 minutes)
Starring James Rolleston, Taika Waititi & Moerangi Tihore Director Taika Waititi (What We Do in the Shadows, Eagle vs Shark & Green Lantern) Country New Zealand Buy/stream it / Amazon Netflix New New-Zealand movies out now
Best recent & upcoming New-Zealand movies with release dates.
The Dead Room by Jason Stutter
Release date 31-10-2015 Country New Zealand Starring Jed Brophy, Jeffrey Thomas & Laura Petersen Previous releases Predicament, Tongan Ninja & Diagnosis: Death Associated with horror, thriller, 25 April (2015, minutes))
Director Leanne Pooley (Beyond the Edge, The Topp Twins: Untouchable Girls & Haunting Douglas ) Starring Tainui Tukiwaho, Andrew Grainger & Chelsie Preston Crayford Country New Zealand Buy/stream it / Amazon Netflix