Peter Elliott

Peter Elliott is a stage, film and television actor from New Zealand, best known for playing recurring character Dr. David Kearney on the television soap _Shortland Street_ between 1996 and 1999.

Heavenly Creatures (1994)

Wealthy and precocious teenager Juliet transfers from England to New Zealand with her family, and soon befriends the quiet, brooding Pauline through their shared love of fantasy and literature. When their parents begin to suspect that their increasingly intense and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Peter Jackson
CAST:  Melanie Lynskey  •  Kate Winslet  •  Sarah Peirse  •  Simon O'Connor

Wealthy and precocious teenager Juliet transfers from England to New Zealand with her family, and soon befriends the quiet, brooding Pauline through their shared love of fantasy and literature. When their parents begin to suspect that their increasingly intense and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Peter Jackson
CAST:  Melanie Lynskey  •  Kate Winslet  •  Sarah Peirse  •  Simon O'Connor

The Nutcracker: The Untold Story (2010)

Set in 1920s Vienna, this is the tale of a little girl, whose godfather gives her a special doll one Christmas Eve.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Andrei Konchalovsky
CAST:  Nathan Lane  •  John Turturro  •  Frances de la Tour  •  Elle Fanning

Set in 1920s Vienna, this is the tale of a little girl, whose godfather gives her a special doll one Christmas Eve.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Andrei Konchalovsky
CAST:  Nathan Lane  •  John Turturro  •  Frances de la Tour  •  Elle Fanning

Maiden Voyage (2004)

A former firefighter and Special Forces officer takes on a team of murderous terrorists when the oceanliner he's working on is hijacked shortly after leaving port. Hired to evaluate security on a luxury cruise ship, blaze battler and former military man Kyle ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Colin Budds
CAST:  Casper Van Dien  •  Danielle Cormack  •  Rose McIver  •  John Sumner

A former firefighter and Special Forces officer takes on a team of murderous terrorists when the oceanliner he's working on is hijacked shortly after leaving port. Hired to evaluate security on a luxury cruise ship, blaze battler and former military man Kyle ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Colin Budds
CAST:  Casper Van Dien  •  Danielle Cormack  •  Rose McIver  •  John Sumner

We're Here to Help (2007)

A Kafkaesque docudrama of an actual case involving a Christchurch small businessman and the New Zealand Inland Revenue Department. Most people can relate to running up against a bureaucrat (especially the tax man), who knows he can cause you trouble if you say ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jonothan Cullinane
CAST:  Erik Thomson  •  Miriama Smith  •  Cameron Ramsay-Gibbons  •  Michael Hurst

A Kafkaesque docudrama of an actual case involving a Christchurch small businessman and the New Zealand Inland Revenue Department. Most people can relate to running up against a bureaucrat (especially the tax man), who knows he can cause you trouble if you say ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jonothan Cullinane
CAST:  Erik Thomson  •  Miriama Smith  •  Cameron Ramsay-Gibbons  •  Michael Hurst

Terror Peak (2003)

Melanie Fraser has a problem. Her mother, Dr. Janet Fraser, thinks that she can bond with her stepfather by accompanying mom and dad on a simple business excursion to see if a small tour guide company is a good investment for clients. The fact that the trip will ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Dale G. Bradley
CAST:  Lynda Carter  •  Parker Stevenson  •  Antony Starr  •  Emily Barclay

Melanie Fraser has a problem. Her mother, Dr. Janet Fraser, thinks that she can bond with her stepfather by accompanying mom and dad on a simple business excursion to see if a small tour guide company is a good investment for clients. The fact that the trip will ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Dale G. Bradley
CAST:  Lynda Carter  •  Parker Stevenson  •  Antony Starr  •  Emily Barclay

Safe House (2012)

Safe House is the story of a struggle for survival in an unfamiliar and threatening world, based on the true life experience of a woman in the early days of the witness protection programme in New Zealand. TV Movie  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Laing
CAST:  Morgana O'Reilly  •  Serena Cotton  •  Peter Elliott  •  Paul Gittins

Safe House is the story of a struggle for survival in an unfamiliar and threatening world, based on the true life experience of a woman in the early days of the witness protection programme in New Zealand. TV Movie  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Laing
CAST:  Morgana O'Reilly  •  Serena Cotton  •  Peter Elliott  •  Paul Gittins

Until Proven Innocent (2009)

In 1993 David Dougherty was found guilty and imprisoned for the abduction and rape of his 11 year old neighbor. It took two trials, two high court appeals, a petition to the Governor General and 3 years, 6 months and 1 week in prison before David finally won his ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Peter Burger
CAST:  Peter Elliott  •  Cohen Holloway  •  Jodie Rimmer  •  Miranda Harcourt

In 1993 David Dougherty was found guilty and imprisoned for the abduction and rape of his 11 year old neighbor. It took two trials, two high court appeals, a petition to the Governor General and 3 years, 6 months and 1 week in prison before David finally won his ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Peter Burger
CAST:  Peter Elliott  •  Cohen Holloway  •  Jodie Rimmer  •  Miranda Harcourt

This Is Not a Love Story (2002)

In an inner city loft Belinda(Smuts-Kennedy) lives her dream of being a writer. Across the street is Suzanne (Rutter), a painter who has the success Belinda craves. Suzanne lives with Tony (Lovatt), an actor frustrated by his dead-end role in a soap, who is ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Keith Hill
CAST:  Sarah Smuts-Kennedy  •  Stephen Lovatt  •  Peta Rutter  •  Beryl Te Wiata

In an inner city loft Belinda(Smuts-Kennedy) lives her dream of being a writer. Across the street is Suzanne (Rutter), a painter who has the success Belinda craves. Suzanne lives with Tony (Lovatt), an actor frustrated by his dead-end role in a soap, who is ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Keith Hill
CAST:  Sarah Smuts-Kennedy  •  Stephen Lovatt  •  Peta Rutter  •  Beryl Te Wiata

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