Best new New-Zealand Movies (2017) - Top Netflix & Cinema



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, DVD and Netflix. Are Leanne Pooley, James Napier Robertson & Jemaine Clement New Zealand's biggest directors?

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Anticipated 2017 New-Zealand movies to watch

    Pork Pie (Thursday February 2, 2017)

    Pork Pie film poster Director
    Matt Murphy
    Cast
    Dean O'Gorman
    James Rolleston
    Ashleigh Cummings

    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!...Read more
    84%

Best New-Zealand movies on Netflix or DVD in 2017 & 2016

2010's best rated New-Zealand movies out on DVD, Bluray or streaming on VOD (Netflix, Amazon).

    The Weight of Elephants (Thursday June 6, 2013)

    The Weight of Elephants film poster Director
    Daniel Borgman
    Cast
    Demos Murphy
    Angelina Cottrell
    Catherine Wilkin

    A lonely boy lives with his Grandmother and sick uncle as his mother abandoned him at a very early age; he develops a fond...Read more
    66%

    Boy (Thursday March 25, 2010)

    Boy film poster Director
    Taika Waititi
    Cast
    James Rolleston
    Taika Waititi
    Moerangi Tihore

    The story is set in 1984 against the beautiful backdrop of east coast of New Zealand; a young boy who is a big fan of Michael...Read more
    75%

    Hunt for the Wilderpeople (Tuesday November 22, 2016)

    Hunt for the Wilderpeople film poster Director
    Taika Waititi
    Cast
    Sam Neill
    Julian Dennison
    Rima Te Wiata

    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. ...Read more
    7.9%

    What We Do in the Shadows (Sunday February 1, 2015)

    What We Do in the Shadows film poster Director
    Jemaine Clement, Taika Waititi
    Cast
    Jemaine Clement,
    aika Waititi
    Cori Gonzalez-Macuer

    A very funny, rib tickling concept; a documentary team visits a vampire fraternity that shares an apartment in Wellington and what...Read more
    7.6%

    The Dead Lands (Thursday October 30, 2014)

    The Dead Lands film poster Director
    Toa Fraser
    Cast
    James Rolleston
    Lawrence Makoare
    Te Kohe Tuhaka

    A teenager who belongs to a Maori tribe that lost to the enemies because of an act of deceit; now, he has to avenge his...Read more
    6.3%

    Mahana (Thursday March 3, 2016)

    Mahana film poster Director
    Lee Tamahori
    Cast
    Temuera Morrison
    Akuhata Keefe
    Nancy Brunning

    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'. ...Read more
    7.3%

    The Dark Horse (Friday December 11, 2015)

    The Dark Horse film poster Director
    James Napier Robertson
    Cast
    Cliff Curtis
    James Rolleston
    Kirk Torrance

    A very talented chess champion who has lost his cause finds purpose in training underprivileged children about the ways of life...Read more
    7.3%