Lee Tamahori

Lee Tamahori, is a New Zealand filmmaker best-known for directing the 1994 film Once Were Warriors and the 2002 James Bond film Die Another Day.

Mulholland Falls (1996)

In 1950s Los Angeles, a special crime squad of the LAPD investigates the murder of a young woman.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Lee Tamahori
CAST:  Nick Nolte  •  Melanie Griffith  •  Chazz Palminteri  •  Michael Madsen

In 1950s Los Angeles, a special crime squad of the LAPD investigates the murder of a young woman.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Lee Tamahori
CAST:  Nick Nolte  •  Melanie Griffith  •  Chazz Palminteri  •  Michael Madsen

The Edge (1997)

The plane carrying wealthy Charles Morse crashes down in the Alaskan wilderness. Together with the two other passengers, photographer Robert and assistant Stephen, Charles devises a plan to help them reach civilization. However, his biggest obstacle might not be ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Lee Tamahori
CAST:  Alec Baldwin  •  Anthony Hopkins  •  Elle Macpherson  •  Harold Perrineau

The plane carrying wealthy Charles Morse crashes down in the Alaskan wilderness. Together with the two other passengers, photographer Robert and assistant Stephen, Charles devises a plan to help them reach civilization. However, his biggest obstacle might not be ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Lee Tamahori
CAST:  Alec Baldwin  •  Anthony Hopkins  •  Elle Macpherson  •  Harold Perrineau

xXx: State of the Union (2005)

Darius Stone's criminal record and extreme sports obsession make him the perfect candidate to be the newest XXX agent. He must save the U.S. government from a deadly conspiracy led by five-star general and Secretary of Defense George Deckert.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Lee Tamahori
CAST:  Ice Cube  •  Willem Dafoe  •  Samuel L. Jackson  •  Scott Speedman

Darius Stone's criminal record and extreme sports obsession make him the perfect candidate to be the newest XXX agent. He must save the U.S. government from a deadly conspiracy led by five-star general and Secretary of Defense George Deckert.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Lee Tamahori
CAST:  Ice Cube  •  Willem Dafoe  •  Samuel L. Jackson  •  Scott Speedman

Die Another Day (2002)

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James Bond is sent to investigate the connection between a North Korean terrorist and a diamond mogul, who is funding the development of an international space weapon.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Lee Tamahori
CAST:  Pierce Brosnan  •  Halle Berry  •  Rosamund Pike  •  Rick Yune

James Bond is sent to investigate the connection between a North Korean terrorist and a diamond mogul, who is funding the development of an international space weapon.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Lee Tamahori
CAST:  Pierce Brosnan  •  Halle Berry  •  Rosamund Pike  •  Rick Yune

Next (2007)

Las Vegas showroom magician Cris Johnson has a secret which torments him: he can see a few minutes into the future. Sick of the examinations he underwent as a child and the interest of the government and medical establishment in his power, he lies low under an ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Lee Tamahori
CAST:  Nicolas Cage  •  Julianne Moore  •  Tory Kittles  •  Enzo Cilenti

Las Vegas showroom magician Cris Johnson has a secret which torments him: he can see a few minutes into the future. Sick of the examinations he underwent as a child and the interest of the government and medical establishment in his power, he lies low under an ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Lee Tamahori
CAST:  Nicolas Cage  •  Julianne Moore  •  Tory Kittles  •  Enzo Cilenti

The Devil's Double (2011)

A chilling vision of the House of Saddam Hussein comes to life through the eyes of the man who was forced to become the double of Hussein's sadistic son.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Lee Tamahori
CAST:  Dominic Cooper  •  Ludivine Sagnier  •  Raad Rawi  •  Mehmet Ferda

A chilling vision of the House of Saddam Hussein comes to life through the eyes of the man who was forced to become the double of Hussein's sadistic son.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Lee Tamahori
CAST:  Dominic Cooper  •  Ludivine Sagnier  •  Raad Rawi  •  Mehmet Ferda

The Patriarch (2016)

It is the 1960s. Two Maori families, the Mahanas and the Poatas, make a living shearing sheep on the east coast of New Zealand. The two clans, who are bitter enemies, face each other as rivals at the annual sheep shearing competitions. Simeon is a 14-year-old scion ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Lee Tamahori
CAST:  Temuera Morrison  •  Akuhata Keefe  •  Nancy Brunning  •  Jim Moriarty

It is the 1960s. Two Maori families, the Mahanas and the Poatas, make a living shearing sheep on the east coast of New Zealand. The two clans, who are bitter enemies, face each other as rivals at the annual sheep shearing competitions. Simeon is a 14-year-old scion ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Lee Tamahori
CAST:  Temuera Morrison  •  Akuhata Keefe  •  Nancy Brunning  •  Jim Moriarty

Along Came a Spider (2001)

After the harrowing death of his partner, detective and best-selling author Alex Cross has retreated to the peace of retirement. But when a brilliant criminal kidnaps a senator's young daughter, Alex is lured back into action. Teamed with the Secret Service agent ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Lee Tamahori
CAST:  Morgan Freeman  •  Monica Potter  •  Michael Wincott  •  Dylan Baker

After the harrowing death of his partner, detective and best-selling author Alex Cross has retreated to the peace of retirement. But when a brilliant criminal kidnaps a senator's young daughter, Alex is lured back into action. Teamed with the Secret Service agent ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Lee Tamahori
CAST:  Morgan Freeman  •  Monica Potter  •  Michael Wincott  •  Dylan Baker

Thunderbox (1989)

Expelled from school for repeating one of his father's very down-to-earth philosophies in an English lesson, Thunderbox Jnr finds himself in the workforce and getting into trouble with the law.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Lee Tamahori
CAST:  Wi Kuki Kaa  •  Brenda Kendall  •  Ian Mune  •  Faifua Amiga Jr.

Expelled from school for repeating one of his father's very down-to-earth philosophies in an English lesson, Thunderbox Jnr finds himself in the workforce and getting into trouble with the law.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Lee Tamahori
CAST:  Wi Kuki Kaa  •  Brenda Kendall  •  Ian Mune  •  Faifua Amiga Jr.

Once Were Warriors (1994)

A drama about a Maori family living in Auckland, New Zealand. Lee Tamahori tells the story of Beth Heke’s strong will to keep her family together during times of unemployment and abuse from her violent and alcoholic husband.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Lee Tamahori
CAST:  Rena Owen  •  Temuera Morrison  •  Mamaengaroa Kerr-Bell  •  Julian Arahanga

A drama about a Maori family living in Auckland, New Zealand. Lee Tamahori tells the story of Beth Heke’s strong will to keep her family together during times of unemployment and abuse from her violent and alcoholic husband.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Lee Tamahori
CAST:  Rena Owen  •  Temuera Morrison  •  Mamaengaroa Kerr-Bell  •  Julian Arahanga

At Sundance (1995)

A group portrait of filmmakers attend the 1995 Sundance Film Festival. Featuring Matthew Harrison, Richard Linklater, Ethan Hawke, Todd Haynes, Greg Araki, Abel Ferrara, Atom Egoyan, James Gray, Robert Redford, Haskell Wexler, among many others. Co-directed by Amy ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Almereyda  •  Amy Hobby
CAST:  Michael Almereyda  •  Robert Redford  •  Matthew Harrison  •  James Mangold

A group portrait of filmmakers attend the 1995 Sundance Film Festival. Featuring Matthew Harrison, Richard Linklater, Ethan Hawke, Todd Haynes, Greg Araki, Abel Ferrara, Atom Egoyan, James Gray, Robert Redford, Haskell Wexler, among many others. Co-directed by Amy ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Almereyda  •  Amy Hobby
CAST:  Michael Almereyda  •  Robert Redford  •  Matthew Harrison  •  James Mangold

Emperor

A young girl seeks revenge against Charles V, Holy Roman Emperor, for the death of her father.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Lee Tamahori
CAST:  Adrien Brody  •  Sophie Cookson  •  Paz Vega  •  Thomas Kretschmann

A young girl seeks revenge against Charles V, Holy Roman Emperor, for the death of her father.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Lee Tamahori
CAST:  Adrien Brody  •  Sophie Cookson  •  Paz Vega  •  Thomas Kretschmann

Shaken and Stirred on Ice (2002)

A documentary about Die Another Day.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Rob Done
CAST:  Samantha Bond  •  Vic Armstrong  •  Halle Berry  •  Alex Bicknell

A documentary about Die Another Day.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Rob Done
CAST:  Samantha Bond  •  Vic Armstrong  •  Halle Berry  •  Alex Bicknell

From Script to Screen (2002)

A documentary about Die Another Day.  (more)

DIRECTION: 
CAST:  Robert Carlyle  •  G. A. Aguilar  •  Bob Anderson  •  Vic Armstrong

A documentary about Die Another Day.  (more)

DIRECTION: 
CAST:  Robert Carlyle  •  G. A. Aguilar  •  Bob Anderson  •  Vic Armstrong

The British Touch: Bond Arrives in London (2006)

Documentary short that covers the airplane sequence in the James Bond movie Die Another Day (2002) and its filming at Heathrow Airport.  (more)

DIRECTION: 
CAST:  Pierce Brosnan  •  Deborah Moore  •  Lee Tamahori

Documentary short that covers the airplane sequence in the James Bond movie Die Another Day (2002) and its filming at Heathrow Airport.  (more)

DIRECTION: 
CAST:  Pierce Brosnan  •  Deborah Moore  •  Lee Tamahori