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The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (2001)

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Young hobbit Frodo Baggins, after inheriting a mysterious ring from his uncle Bilbo, must leave his home in order to keep it from falling into the hands of its evil creator. Along the way, a fellowship is formed to protect the ringbearer and make sure that the ring ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Peter Jackson
CAST:  Elijah Wood  •  Ian McKellen  •  Viggo Mortensen  •  Liv Tyler

Young hobbit Frodo Baggins, after inheriting a mysterious ring from his uncle Bilbo, must leave his home in order to keep it from falling into the hands of its evil creator. Along the way, a fellowship is formed to protect the ringbearer and make sure that the ring ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Peter Jackson
CAST:  Elijah Wood  •  Ian McKellen  •  Viggo Mortensen  •  Liv Tyler

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

Sleeping Dogs (1977)

Recluse Smith is drawn into a revolutionary struggle between guerrillas and right-wingers in New Zealand. Implicated in a murder and framed as a revolutionary conspirator, Smith tries to maintain an attitude of non-violence while caught between warring factions.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Roger Donaldson
CAST:  Sam Neill  •  Nevan Rowe  •  Ian Mune  •  Warren Oates

Recluse Smith is drawn into a revolutionary struggle between guerrillas and right-wingers in New Zealand. Implicated in a murder and framed as a revolutionary conspirator, Smith tries to maintain an attitude of non-violence while caught between warring factions.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Roger Donaldson
CAST:  Sam Neill  •  Nevan Rowe  •  Ian Mune  •  Warren Oates

The Grasscutter (1990)

An Ulster Volunteer Force vigilante, turned police informer, is sent by the British government to New Zealand to start a new life, leaving behind his eldest son. Although his wife and two young boys are also in New Zealand, they are no longer together, and he ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ian Mune
CAST:  Terence Cooper  •  Ian McElhinney  •  Judy McIntosh  •  Mitchell Manuel

An Ulster Volunteer Force vigilante, turned police informer, is sent by the British government to New Zealand to start a new life, leaving behind his eldest son. Although his wife and two young boys are also in New Zealand, they are no longer together, and he ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ian Mune
CAST:  Terence Cooper  •  Ian McElhinney  •  Judy McIntosh  •  Mitchell Manuel

The Piano (1993)

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After a long voyage from Scotland, pianist Ada McGrath and her young daughter, Flora, are left with all their belongings, including a piano, on a New Zealand beach. Ada, who has been mute since childhood, has been sold into marriage to a local man named Alisdair ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jane Campion
CAST:  Holly Hunter  •  Harvey Keitel  •  Sam Neill  •  Anna Paquin

After a long voyage from Scotland, pianist Ada McGrath and her young daughter, Flora, are left with all their belongings, including a piano, on a New Zealand beach. Ada, who has been mute since childhood, has been sold into marriage to a local man named Alisdair ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jane Campion
CAST:  Holly Hunter  •  Harvey Keitel  •  Sam Neill  •  Anna Paquin

The Whole of the Moon (1996)

When Kirk, a top roller-blader, discovers that he has bone cancer in his leg, his pleasant affluent life is shattered. Even though amputation provides the best chance for survival; to him, losing skating means the end of life. His friends cannot cope with his ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ian Mune
CAST:  Toby Fisher  •  Nikki Si'ulepa  •  Pascale Bussières  •  Paul Gittins

When Kirk, a top roller-blader, discovers that he has bone cancer in his leg, his pleasant affluent life is shattered. Even though amputation provides the best chance for survival; to him, losing skating means the end of life. His friends cannot cope with his ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ian Mune
CAST:  Toby Fisher  •  Nikki Si'ulepa  •  Pascale Bussières  •  Paul Gittins

Housebound (2014)

When Kylie Bucknell is sentenced to home detention, she's forced to come to terms with her unsociable behaviour, her blabbering mother and a hostile spirit who seems less than happy about the new living arrangement.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gerard Johnstone
CAST:  Morgana O'Reilly  •  Rima Te Wiata  •  Glen-Paul Waru  •  Cameron Rhodes

When Kylie Bucknell is sentenced to home detention, she's forced to come to terms with her unsociable behaviour, her blabbering mother and a hostile spirit who seems less than happy about the new living arrangement.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gerard Johnstone
CAST:  Morgana O'Reilly  •  Rima Te Wiata  •  Glen-Paul Waru  •  Cameron Rhodes

Wound (2010)

Wound is a supernatural horror that explores the dark worlds of mental illness, incest, revenge and death. We follow Tanya as she searches for the mother she has never met – a mother who gave her up for dead after being abused by her own father who remains stuck in ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  David Blyth
CAST:  Kate O'Rourke  •  Te Kaea Beri  •  Campbell Cooley  •  Sandy Lowe

Wound is a supernatural horror that explores the dark worlds of mental illness, incest, revenge and death. We follow Tanya as she searches for the mother she has never met – a mother who gave her up for dead after being abused by her own father who remains stuck in ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  David Blyth
CAST:  Kate O'Rourke  •  Te Kaea Beri  •  Campbell Cooley  •  Sandy Lowe

I'm Not Harry Jenson (2009)

Evoking the style and pace of the Noir genre, the film is essentially a murder mystery with Stanley (Gareth Reeves) the prime suspect. Stanley's success as a novelist has been largely due to his style where he writes from the first person perspective of the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  James Napier
CAST:  Gareth Reeves  •  Jinny Lee Story  •  Marshall Napier  •  Ian Mune

Evoking the style and pace of the Noir genre, the film is essentially a murder mystery with Stanley (Gareth Reeves) the prime suspect. Stanley's success as a novelist has been largely due to his style where he writes from the first person perspective of the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  James Napier
CAST:  Gareth Reeves  •  Jinny Lee Story  •  Marshall Napier  •  Ian Mune

Cow (2001)

Two old men with Confucian beards are adrift in the ocean, a placid Friesian cow in tow. A surreal study on how quickly a minor event can evolve into something far more extreme, the film features no dialogue; rather, a guitar duet that escalates to a duel.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Bennett
CAST:  Ian Mune  •  Martyn Sanderson

Two old men with Confucian beards are adrift in the ocean, a placid Friesian cow in tow. A surreal study on how quickly a minor event can evolve into something far more extreme, the film features no dialogue; rather, a guitar duet that escalates to a duel.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Bennett
CAST:  Ian Mune  •  Martyn Sanderson

Shaker Run (1985)

With the accidental discovery of a lethal bio-agent at her research facility, Dr. Christine Ruben decides to double cross her own government by stealing the deadly formula to keep it out of the clutches of the military, whom she doesn't trust. To make her ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bruce Morrison
CAST:  Cliff Robertson  •  Leif Garrett  •  Lisa Harrow  •  Shane Briant

With the accidental discovery of a lethal bio-agent at her research facility, Dr. Christine Ruben decides to double cross her own government by stealing the deadly formula to keep it out of the clutches of the military, whom she doesn't trust. To make her ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bruce Morrison
CAST:  Cliff Robertson  •  Leif Garrett  •  Lisa Harrow  •  Shane Briant

What Becomes of the Broken Hearted? (1999)

Five years have passed and Jake has turned his back on his family. He's still up to his usual tricks in McClutchy's Bar, unaware, as he downs his latest opponent, that his eldest son, Nig, has died in a gang fight. The uncomfortable family reunion at Nig's funeral ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ian Mune
CAST:  Temuera Morrison  •  Rudolph Alford  •  Julian Arahanga  •  Tony Billy

Five years have passed and Jake has turned his back on his family. He's still up to his usual tricks in McClutchy's Bar, unaware, as he downs his latest opponent, that his eldest son, Nig, has died in a gang fight. The uncomfortable family reunion at Nig's funeral ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ian Mune
CAST:  Temuera Morrison  •  Rudolph Alford  •  Julian Arahanga  •  Tony Billy

Spooked (2004)

Spooked is a contemporary conspiracy thriller arising from the mysterious death of Kevin Jones, who thought he was just buying second-hand computers, until he looked at the data left on the discs. Was kevin murdered or did he simply get drunk and crash his car? ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Geoff Murphy
CAST:  Cliff Curtis  •  Christopher Hobbs  •  John Leigh  •  Kelly Johnson

Spooked is a contemporary conspiracy thriller arising from the mysterious death of Kevin Jones, who thought he was just buying second-hand computers, until he looked at the data left on the discs. Was kevin murdered or did he simply get drunk and crash his car? ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Geoff Murphy
CAST:  Cliff Curtis  •  Christopher Hobbs  •  John Leigh  •  Kelly Johnson

Ike: Countdown to D-Day (2005)

The story of the senior-level preparations for the D-Day invasion on June 6, 1944 from the time of Dwight D. Eisenhower's appointment as the Supreme Allied Commander in Europe, to the establishment of the beachhead in Normandy.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Robert Harmon
CAST:  Tom Selleck  •  James Remar  •  Timothy Bottoms  •  Gerald McRaney

The story of the senior-level preparations for the D-Day invasion on June 6, 1944 from the time of Dwight D. Eisenhower's appointment as the Supreme Allied Commander in Europe, to the establishment of the beachhead in Normandy.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Robert Harmon
CAST:  Tom Selleck  •  James Remar  •  Timothy Bottoms  •  Gerald McRaney

Topless Women Talk About Their Lives (1997)

Liz has missed an appointment to have an abortion. She has to keep her child, and neither her boyfriend Geoff nor child's father Neil are too happy about it. She can not decide which partner is better for her, and Neil makes a proposal to her when they attend the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Harry Sinclair
CAST:  Danielle Cormack  •  Joel Tobeck  •  Willa O'Neill  •  Rose McIver

Liz has missed an appointment to have an abortion. She has to keep her child, and neither her boyfriend Geoff nor child's father Neil are too happy about it. She can not decide which partner is better for her, and Neil makes a proposal to her when they attend the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Harry Sinclair
CAST:  Danielle Cormack  •  Joel Tobeck  •  Willa O'Neill  •  Rose McIver

Ghost Bride (2013)

Ghost Bride tells the story of Jason Chen - a young chinese immigrant in New Zealand who keeps his love for Kiwi girl Skye secret from his disapproving mother Alice. Things quickly unravel as his mother introduces him to Madam Yin, a matchmaker who has a very ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  David Blyth
CAST:  Yoson An  •  Rebekah Palmer  •  Fiona Feng  •  Ian Mune

Ghost Bride tells the story of Jason Chen - a young chinese immigrant in New Zealand who keeps his love for Kiwi girl Skye secret from his disapproving mother Alice. Things quickly unravel as his mother introduces him to Madam Yin, a matchmaker who has a very ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  David Blyth
CAST:  Yoson An  •  Rebekah Palmer  •  Fiona Feng  •  Ian Mune

Billy T Te Movie (2011)

Cinema documentary feature celebrating iconic New Zealand entertainer, Billy T James.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ian Mune
CAST:  Billy T. James  •  Judy Bailey

Cinema documentary feature celebrating iconic New Zealand entertainer, Billy T James.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ian Mune
CAST:  Billy T. James  •  Judy Bailey

The Insatiable Moon (2011)

When Arthur, self-proclaimed son of God, sets off on a mission to find the Queen of Heaven, his world changes.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Rosemary Riddell
CAST:  Bruce Phillips  •  Ian Mune  •  Rawiri Paratene  •  Sara Wiseman

When Arthur, self-proclaimed son of God, sets off on a mission to find the Queen of Heaven, his world changes.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Rosemary Riddell
CAST:  Bruce Phillips  •  Ian Mune  •  Rawiri Paratene  •  Sara Wiseman

Spies and Lies (2010)

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DIRECTION:  Simon Bennett
CAST:  Antony Starr  •  John Sessions  •  Kelson Henderson  •  Eddie Campbell

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DIRECTION:  Simon Bennett
CAST:  Antony Starr  •  John Sessions  •  Kelson Henderson  •  Eddie Campbell

Kiwi Christmas (2017)

Fed up with the materialism of Christmas, Santa runs away to New Zealand for a summer holiday. When two Kiwi kids figure out who he is, they have to find a way to get him back to the North Pole in time for Christmas.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tony Simpson
CAST:  Xavier Horan  •  Troy Kingi  •  Ian Mune  •  Sia Trokenheim

Fed up with the materialism of Christmas, Santa runs away to New Zealand for a summer holiday. When two Kiwi kids figure out who he is, they have to find a way to get him back to the North Pole in time for Christmas.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tony Simpson
CAST:  Xavier Horan  •  Troy Kingi  •  Ian Mune  •  Sia Trokenheim
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