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The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug (2013)

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The Dwarves, Bilbo and Gandalf have successfully escaped the Misty Mountains, and Bilbo has gained the One Ring. They all continue their journey to get their gold back from the Dragon, Smaug.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Peter Jackson
CAST:  Ian McKellen  •  Martin Freeman  •  Richard Armitage  •  Ken Stott

The Dwarves, Bilbo and Gandalf have successfully escaped the Misty Mountains, and Bilbo has gained the One Ring. They all continue their journey to get their gold back from the Dragon, Smaug.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Peter Jackson
CAST:  Ian McKellen  •  Martin Freeman  •  Richard Armitage  •  Ken Stott

King Kong (2005)

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In 1933 New York, an overly ambitious movie producer coerces his cast and hired ship crew to travel to mysterious Skull Island, where they encounter Kong, a giant ape who is immediately smitten with the leading lady.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Peter Jackson
CAST:  Naomi Watts  •  Jack Black  •  Adrien Brody  •  Thomas Kretschmann

In 1933 New York, an overly ambitious movie producer coerces his cast and hired ship crew to travel to mysterious Skull Island, where they encounter Kong, a giant ape who is immediately smitten with the leading lady.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Peter Jackson
CAST:  Naomi Watts  •  Jack Black  •  Adrien Brody  •  Thomas Kretschmann

Perfect Creature (2007)

The vampire myth is given a stylish 1960s treatment, where a human cop partners with a vampire cop to stop a vamp bent on creating a war between the two "separate but equal" races.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Glenn Standring
CAST:  Dougray Scott  •  Saffron Burrows  •  Leo Gregory  •  Scott Wills

The vampire myth is given a stylish 1960s treatment, where a human cop partners with a vampire cop to stop a vamp bent on creating a war between the two "separate but equal" races.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Glenn Standring
CAST:  Dougray Scott  •  Saffron Burrows  •  Leo Gregory  •  Scott Wills

The World's Fastest Indian (2005)

The life story of New Zealander Burt Munro, who spent years building a 1920 Indian motorcycle—a bike which helped him set the land-speed world record at Utah's Bonneville Salt Flats in 1967.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Roger Donaldson
CAST:  Anthony Hopkins  •  Iain Rea  •  Tessa Mitchell  •  Diane Ladd

The life story of New Zealander Burt Munro, who spent years building a 1920 Indian motorcycle—a bike which helped him set the land-speed world record at Utah's Bonneville Salt Flats in 1967.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Roger Donaldson
CAST:  Anthony Hopkins  •  Iain Rea  •  Tessa Mitchell  •  Diane Ladd

Boy (2010)

Boy, an 11-year-old child and devout Michael Jackson fan who lives on the east coast of New Zealand in 1984, gets a chance to know his absentee criminal father, who has returned to find a bag of money he buried years ago.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Taika Waititi
CAST:  Te Aho Aho Eketone-Whitu  •  Ei Kura Albert  •  Ngapaki Emery  •  Rajvinder Eria

Boy, an 11-year-old child and devout Michael Jackson fan who lives on the east coast of New Zealand in 1984, gets a chance to know his absentee criminal father, who has returned to find a bag of money he buried years ago.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Taika Waititi
CAST:  Te Aho Aho Eketone-Whitu  •  Ei Kura Albert  •  Ngapaki Emery  •  Rajvinder Eria

The Devil's Rock (2011)

Set in the Channel Islands on the eve of D Day, two Kiwi commandos, sent to destroy German gun emplacements to distract Hitler's forces away from Normandy, discover a Nazi occult plot to unleash demonic forces to win the war.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Paul Campion
CAST:  Craig Hall  •  Matthew Sunderland  •  Gina Varela  •  Karlos Drinkwater

Set in the Channel Islands on the eve of D Day, two Kiwi commandos, sent to destroy German gun emplacements to distract Hitler's forces away from Normandy, discover a Nazi occult plot to unleash demonic forces to win the war.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Paul Campion
CAST:  Craig Hall  •  Matthew Sunderland  •  Gina Varela  •  Karlos Drinkwater

The Vector File (2002)

A geo-political thriller where Gerry Anderson finds that sometimes, everybody really is out to get you. Gerry's daughter, Mattie, accidentally prints out a DNA code that in the wrong hands can end the human race. The chase is on - the Russians, whose DNA code it is ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Eliot Christopher
CAST:  Casper Van Dien  •  Catherine Oxenberg  •  India Oxenberg  •  Timothy Balme

A geo-political thriller where Gerry Anderson finds that sometimes, everybody really is out to get you. Gerry's daughter, Mattie, accidentally prints out a DNA code that in the wrong hands can end the human race. The chase is on - the Russians, whose DNA code it is ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Eliot Christopher
CAST:  Casper Van Dien  •  Catherine Oxenberg  •  India Oxenberg  •  Timothy Balme

Avalon High (2011)

Disney Channel's production of Julie Sherman Wolfe's screenplay adaptation of the popular novel Avalon High by Meg Cabot. Elaine "Ellie" Harrison has just moved from Minnesota to Annapolis, Maryland while her parents take a year long sabbatical to continue their ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Stuart Gillard
CAST:  Britt Robertson  •  Gregg Sulkin  •  Molly C. Quinn  •  Devon Graye

Disney Channel's production of Julie Sherman Wolfe's screenplay adaptation of the popular novel Avalon High by Meg Cabot. Elaine "Ellie" Harrison has just moved from Minnesota to Annapolis, Maryland while her parents take a year long sabbatical to continue their ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Stuart Gillard
CAST:  Britt Robertson  •  Gregg Sulkin  •  Molly C. Quinn  •  Devon Graye

Show of Hands (2008)

Jess is a solo mother and reluctant parking warden. Tom is a self-obsessed greetings cards salesman with an addiction to competitions who will do anything to win. Together they are just two of the competitors in a gruelling endurance contest to win a car - whoever ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Anthony McCarten
CAST:  Melanie Lynskey  •  Craig Hall  •  Stephen Lovatt  •  Chelsie Preston Crayford

Jess is a solo mother and reluctant parking warden. Tom is a self-obsessed greetings cards salesman with an addiction to competitions who will do anything to win. Together they are just two of the competitors in a gruelling endurance contest to win a car - whoever ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Anthony McCarten
CAST:  Melanie Lynskey  •  Craig Hall  •  Stephen Lovatt  •  Chelsie Preston Crayford

30 Days of Night (2007)

This is the story of an isolated Alaskan town that is plunged into darkness for a month each year when the sun sinks below the horizon. As the last rays of light fade, the town is attacked by a bloodthirsty gang of vampires bent on an uninterrupted orgy of ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  David Slade
CAST:  Josh Hartnett  •  Melissa George  •  Ben Foster  •  Danny Huston

This is the story of an isolated Alaskan town that is plunged into darkness for a month each year when the sun sinks below the horizon. As the last rays of light fade, the town is attacked by a bloodthirsty gang of vampires bent on an uninterrupted orgy of ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  David Slade
CAST:  Josh Hartnett  •  Melissa George  •  Ben Foster  •  Danny Huston

The Water Horse (2007)

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A lonely boy discovers a mysterious egg that hatches a sea creature of Scottish legend.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jay Russell
CAST:  Alexander Nathan Etel  •  Emily Watson  •  Ben Chaplin  •  David Morrissey

A lonely boy discovers a mysterious egg that hatches a sea creature of Scottish legend.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jay Russell
CAST:  Alexander Nathan Etel  •  Emily Watson  •  Ben Chaplin  •  David Morrissey

The Ferryman (2007)

Out on a dead calm ocean, in a thick fog, a group of tourists on a pleasure craft are about to cross paths with an ancient and terrible evil. Sharing the same ocean, a sick, dying old Greek man drifts alone on a stricken yacht. The Greek (John Rhys-Davies) has been ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Chris Graham
CAST:  John Rhys-Davies  •  Amber Sainsbury  •  Tamer Hassan  •  Craig Hall

Out on a dead calm ocean, in a thick fog, a group of tourists on a pleasure craft are about to cross paths with an ancient and terrible evil. Sharing the same ocean, a sick, dying old Greek man drifts alone on a stricken yacht. The Greek (John Rhys-Davies) has been ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Chris Graham
CAST:  John Rhys-Davies  •  Amber Sainsbury  •  Tamer Hassan  •  Craig Hall

Eagle vs Shark (2007)

Love blossoms for Lily over double Meaty Boy burgers at mid-day when uber-computer nerd Jarrod comes in and leaves with free extra large fries. After gatecrashing Jarrod's party and proving her skills on the game console, Lily goes down to Jarrod's home town with ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Taika Waititi
CAST:  Loren Taylor  •  Jemaine Clement  •  Joel Tobeck  •  Rachel House

Love blossoms for Lily over double Meaty Boy burgers at mid-day when uber-computer nerd Jarrod comes in and leaves with free extra large fries. After gatecrashing Jarrod's party and proving her skills on the game console, Lily goes down to Jarrod's home town with ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Taika Waititi
CAST:  Loren Taylor  •  Jemaine Clement  •  Joel Tobeck  •  Rachel House

Nerve (2013)

Jakob Evans suffers an emotional breakdown after the death of his wife in a car accident. His loss and pain runs deep as he claims to have found her in bed with another man just before she died. Unable to accept her death and her infidelity, Jakob decides his only ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Sebastien Guy
CAST:  Christian Clark  •  Georgina Haig  •  Craig Hall  •  Gary Sweet

Jakob Evans suffers an emotional breakdown after the death of his wife in a car accident. His loss and pain runs deep as he claims to have found her in bed with another man just before she died. Unable to accept her death and her infidelity, Jakob decides his only ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Sebastien Guy
CAST:  Christian Clark  •  Georgina Haig  •  Craig Hall  •  Gary Sweet

Love Birds (2011)

Love Birds is a hilarious charming romantic comedy that tells the story of a regular Kiwi bloke who finds himself on a quest to find true love – all with the help of a native New Zealand Shelduck. Comedian Rhys Darby (Flight of the Conchords, The Boat That Rocked) ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Paul Murphy
CAST:  Rhys Darby  •  Sally Hawkins  •  Bryan Brown  •  Craig Hall

Love Birds is a hilarious charming romantic comedy that tells the story of a regular Kiwi bloke who finds himself on a quest to find true love – all with the help of a native New Zealand Shelduck. Comedian Rhys Darby (Flight of the Conchords, The Boat That Rocked) ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Paul Murphy
CAST:  Rhys Darby  •  Sally Hawkins  •  Bryan Brown  •  Craig Hall

Bloodlines (2010)

In 1999, South African emigrant psychiatrist Colin Bouwer murdered his wife in what he thought was an undetectable manner. He was not counting on the skills and tenacity of New Zealand police and his colleagues in the medical profession.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Peter Burger
CAST:  Mark Mitchinson  •  Nathalie Boltt  •  Craig Hall  •  Will Hall

In 1999, South African emigrant psychiatrist Colin Bouwer murdered his wife in what he thought was an undetectable manner. He was not counting on the skills and tenacity of New Zealand police and his colleagues in the medical profession.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Peter Burger
CAST:  Mark Mitchinson  •  Nathalie Boltt  •  Craig Hall  •  Will Hall

Das Tub (2010)

Lost in the frozen depths of the Atlantic a German U-Boat crew find themselves on a collision course with objects stranger than they can fathom. The truth leaves them bathed in confusion in this submarine drama of domestic proportions.  (more)

DIRECTION:  James Cunningham
CAST:  Craig Hall  •  Gareth Reeves  •  Nick Ward

Lost in the frozen depths of the Atlantic a German U-Boat crew find themselves on a collision course with objects stranger than they can fathom. The truth leaves them bathed in confusion in this submarine drama of domestic proportions.  (more)

DIRECTION:  James Cunningham
CAST:  Craig Hall  •  Gareth Reeves  •  Nick Ward

Raising Waylon (2004)

Waylon is a nine year old boy who, after losing their parents, begins to live with her ​​godparents, couples in the past but now separated and with little appetite for adoption. The boy's arrival will be the ultimate test to confirm whether the two are better ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Sam Pillsbury
CAST:  Thomas Gibson  •  Poppy Montgomery  •  Jeremy Bergman  •  Doris Roberts

Waylon is a nine year old boy who, after losing their parents, begins to live with her ​​godparents, couples in the past but now separated and with little appetite for adoption. The boy's arrival will be the ultimate test to confirm whether the two are better ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Sam Pillsbury
CAST:  Thomas Gibson  •  Poppy Montgomery  •  Jeremy Bergman  •  Doris Roberts

What Really Happened: Votes for Women (2012)

It's 1892 and Kate Sheppard tells the story of the suffrage campaign - a pursuit that will continue until September 1893.  (more)

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CAST:  Sara Wiseman  •  Craig Hall

It's 1892 and Kate Sheppard tells the story of the suffrage campaign - a pursuit that will continue until September 1893.  (more)

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CAST:  Sara Wiseman  •  Craig Hall

Venus and Mars (2015)

When an attack on a Palmerston North fraud detective made headlines in October 1996, the New Zealand public followed the media reports with fascination. They read like a plot of a Hollywood film or detective novel. Poison pen letters, satanic worship, a police hate ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Laing  •  John Banas
CAST:  Craig Hall  •  Ande Cunningham  •  Sara Wiseman  •  Paul McLaughlin

When an attack on a Palmerston North fraud detective made headlines in October 1996, the New Zealand public followed the media reports with fascination. They read like a plot of a Hollywood film or detective novel. Poison pen letters, satanic worship, a police hate ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Laing  •  John Banas
CAST:  Craig Hall  •  Ande Cunningham  •  Sara Wiseman  •  Paul McLaughlin
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