Temuera Morrison

Temuera Derek Morrison (born December 26, 1960) is a New Zealand actor. He has become one of the country's most famous stars for his roles as the abusive Jake "the Muss" Heke in 1994's Once Were Warriors and as bounty hunter Jango Fett and the Clone Troopers in the Star Wars series. He also voiced Boba Fett in the 2004 special edition of Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back. Description above from the Wikipedia article Temuera Morrison, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

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Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith (2005)

FuturisticTragicAdventurousViolent

The evil Darth Sidious enacts his final plan for unlimited power -- and the heroic Jedi Anakin Skywalker must choose a side.  (more)

DIRECTION:  George Lucas
CAST:  Hayden Christensen  •  Ewan McGregor  •  Natalie Portman  •  Ian McDiarmid

The evil Darth Sidious enacts his final plan for unlimited power -- and the heroic Jedi Anakin Skywalker must choose a side.  (more)

DIRECTION:  George Lucas
CAST:  Hayden Christensen  •  Ewan McGregor  •  Natalie Portman  •  Ian McDiarmid

Blueberry (2004)

U.S Marshal Mike Donovan has dark memories of the death of his first love. He keeps peace between the Americans and the natives who had temporarily adopted and taken care of him. The evil actions of a white sorcerer lead him to confront the villain in the Sacred ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jan Kounen
CAST:  Vincent Cassel  •  Juliette Lewis  •  Temuera Morrison  •  Ernest Borgnine

U.S Marshal Mike Donovan has dark memories of the death of his first love. He keeps peace between the Americans and the natives who had temporarily adopted and taken care of him. The evil actions of a white sorcerer lead him to confront the villain in the Sacred ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jan Kounen
CAST:  Vincent Cassel  •  Juliette Lewis  •  Temuera Morrison  •  Ernest Borgnine

From Dusk Till Dawn 3: The Hangman's Daughter (1999)

Narrowly escaping death, outlaw Johnny Madrid is on the run from the hangman, with the hangman's sensuous daughter Esmeralda by his side. Along with Madrid's gang, Johnny and Esmeralda embark on an adventure filled with colorful and unsavory characters who lead ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  P.J. Pesce
CAST:  Marco Leonardi  •  Temuera Morrison  •  Ara Celi  •  Michael Parks

Narrowly escaping death, outlaw Johnny Madrid is on the run from the hangman, with the hangman's sensuous daughter Esmeralda by his side. Along with Madrid's gang, Johnny and Esmeralda embark on an adventure filled with colorful and unsavory characters who lead ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  P.J. Pesce
CAST:  Marco Leonardi  •  Temuera Morrison  •  Ara Celi  •  Michael Parks

Speed 2: Cruise Control (1997)

A disgruntled former employee hijacks the Seabourn Legend cruise liner. Set on a fixed course, without any means of communication and at the mercy of the hijacker, it's up to the one cop on vacation, and his soon to be fiancé (hopefully) Annie, to regain control of ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jan de Bont
CAST:  Sandra Bullock  •  Jason Patric  •  Willem Dafoe  •  Temuera Morrison

A disgruntled former employee hijacks the Seabourn Legend cruise liner. Set on a fixed course, without any means of communication and at the mercy of the hijacker, it's up to the one cop on vacation, and his soon to be fiancé (hopefully) Annie, to regain control of ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jan de Bont
CAST:  Sandra Bullock  •  Jason Patric  •  Willem Dafoe  •  Temuera Morrison

Star Wars: Episode II - Attack of the Clones (2002)

Following an assassination attempt on Senator Padmé Amidala, Jedi Knights Anakin Skywalker and Obi-Wan Kenobi investigate a mysterious plot that could change the galaxy forever.  (more)

DIRECTION:  George Lucas
CAST:  Ewan McGregor  •  Natalie Portman  •  Hayden Christensen  •  Christopher Lee

Following an assassination attempt on Senator Padmé Amidala, Jedi Knights Anakin Skywalker and Obi-Wan Kenobi investigate a mysterious plot that could change the galaxy forever.  (more)

DIRECTION:  George Lucas
CAST:  Ewan McGregor  •  Natalie Portman  •  Hayden Christensen  •  Christopher Lee

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 Island of Dr. Moreau (1996)

A shipwrecked sailor stumbles upon a mysterious island and is shocked to discover that a brilliant scientist and his lab assistant have found a way to combine human and animal DNA—with horrific results.  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Frankenheimer
CAST:  Marlon Brando  •  Val Kilmer  •  Fairuza Balk  •  David Thewlis

A shipwrecked sailor stumbles upon a mysterious island and is shocked to discover that a brilliant scientist and his lab assistant have found a way to combine human and animal DNA—with horrific results.  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Frankenheimer
CAST:  Marlon Brando  •  Val Kilmer  •  Fairuza Balk  •  David Thewlis

Vertical Limit (2000)

Trapped near the summit of K2, the world's second-highest mountain, Annie Garrett radios to base camp for help. Brother Peter hears Annie's message and assembles a team to save her and her group before they succumb to K2's unforgiving elements. But, as Annie lays ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Martin Campbell
CAST:  Chris O'Donnell  •  Robin Tunney  •  Bill Paxton  •  Izabella Scorupco

Trapped near the summit of K2, the world's second-highest mountain, Annie Garrett radios to base camp for help. Brother Peter hears Annie's message and assembles a team to save her and her group before they succumb to K2's unforgiving elements. But, as Annie lays ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Martin Campbell
CAST:  Chris O'Donnell  •  Robin Tunney  •  Bill Paxton  •  Izabella Scorupco

Six Days Seven Nights (1998)

When Quinn, a grouchy pilot living the good life in the South Pacific, agrees to transfer a savvy fashion editor, Robin, to Tahiti, he ends up stranded on a deserted island with her after their plane crashes. The pair avoid each other at first, until they're forced ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ivan Reitman
CAST:  Harrison Ford  •  Anne Heche  •  David Schwimmer  •  Jacqueline Obradors

When Quinn, a grouchy pilot living the good life in the South Pacific, agrees to transfer a savvy fashion editor, Robin, to Tahiti, he ends up stranded on a deserted island with her after their plane crashes. The pair avoid each other at first, until they're forced ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ivan Reitman
CAST:  Harrison Ford  •  Anne Heche  •  David Schwimmer  •  Jacqueline Obradors

River Queen (2005)

An intimate story set during the 1860s in which a young Irish woman Sarah and her family find themselves on both sides of the turbulent wars between British and Maori during the British colonization of New Zealand.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Vincent Ward
CAST:  Samantha Morton  •  Kiefer Sutherland  •  Cliff Curtis  •  Stephen Rea

An intimate story set during the 1860s in which a young Irish woman Sarah and her family find themselves on both sides of the turbulent wars between British and Maori during the British colonization of New Zealand.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Vincent Ward
CAST:  Samantha Morton  •  Kiefer Sutherland  •  Cliff Curtis  •  Stephen Rea

The Beautiful Country (2004)

After reuniting with his mother in Ho Chi Minh City, a family tragedy causes Binh to flee from Viet Nam to America. Landing in New York, Binh begins a road trip to Texas, where his American father is said to live.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Hans Petter Moland
CAST:  Tim Roth  •  Nick Nolte  •  Bai Ling  •  Temuera Morrison

After reuniting with his mother in Ho Chi Minh City, a family tragedy causes Binh to flee from Viet Nam to America. Landing in New York, Binh begins a road trip to Texas, where his American father is said to live.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Hans Petter Moland
CAST:  Tim Roth  •  Nick Nolte  •  Bai Ling  •  Temuera Morrison

Tracker (2010)

An ex-Boer war guerrilla in New Zealand is sent out to bring back a Maori accused of killing a British soldier. Gradually they grow to know and respect one another but a posse, led by the British Commanding officer is close behind and his sole intention is to see ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ian Sharp
CAST:  Ray Winstone  •  Temuera Morrison  •  Andy Anderson  •  Gareth Reeves

An ex-Boer war guerrilla in New Zealand is sent out to bring back a Maori accused of killing a British soldier. Gradually they grow to know and respect one another but a posse, led by the British Commanding officer is close behind and his sole intention is to see ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ian Sharp
CAST:  Ray Winstone  •  Temuera Morrison  •  Andy Anderson  •  Gareth Reeves

Green Lantern (2011)

For centuries, a small but powerful force of warriors called the Green Lantern Corps has sworn to keep intergalactic order. Each Green Lantern wears a ring that grants him superpowers. But when a new enemy called Parallax threatens to destroy the balance of power ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Martin Campbell
CAST:  Ryan Reynolds  •  Blake Lively  •  Peter Sarsgaard  •  Tim Robbins

For centuries, a small but powerful force of warriors called the Green Lantern Corps has sworn to keep intergalactic order. Each Green Lantern wears a ring that grants him superpowers. But when a new enemy called Parallax threatens to destroy the balance of power ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Martin Campbell
CAST:  Ryan Reynolds  •  Blake Lively  •  Peter Sarsgaard  •  Tim Robbins

The Scorpion King 3: Battle for Redemption (2012)

Since his triumphant rise to power in the original blockbuster "The Scorpion King", Mathayus' kingdom has fallen and he's lost his queen to plague. Now an assassin for hire, he must defend a kingdom from an evil tyrant and his ghost warriors for the chance to ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Roel Reiné
CAST:  Ron Perlman  •  Billy Zane  •  Bostin Christopher  •  Dave Bautista

Since his triumphant rise to power in the original blockbuster "The Scorpion King", Mathayus' kingdom has fallen and he's lost his queen to plague. Now an assassin for hire, he must defend a kingdom from an evil tyrant and his ghost warriors for the chance to ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Roel Reiné
CAST:  Ron Perlman  •  Billy Zane  •  Bostin Christopher  •  Dave Bautista

Ihaka: Blunt Instrument (2001)

His rough tactics in his native Auckland get Maori detective Tito Ihaka sent to Sydney while the scandal blows over. There he's teamed with urbane police media officer Kirsty Finn to review the unsolved murder of a supermodel. Their investigation lands them in ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Peter Fisk
CAST:  Temuera Morrison  •  Rebecca Gibney  •  Linal Haft  •  Olivia Pigeot

His rough tactics in his native Auckland get Maori detective Tito Ihaka sent to Sydney while the scandal blows over. There he's teamed with urbane police media officer Kirsty Finn to review the unsolved murder of a supermodel. Their investigation lands them in ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Peter Fisk
CAST:  Temuera Morrison  •  Rebecca Gibney  •  Linal Haft  •  Olivia Pigeot

Little White Lies (1996)

The public facade and private life of an aspiring politician and his wife. This film reveals the little white lies that lead to revenge, blackmail and a fight for life.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Pauline Chan
CAST:  Mimi Rogers  •  Temuera Morrison  •  Nicholas Hope  •  Linda Cropper

The public facade and private life of an aspiring politician and his wife. This film reveals the little white lies that lead to revenge, blackmail and a fight for life.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Pauline Chan
CAST:  Mimi Rogers  •  Temuera Morrison  •  Nicholas Hope  •  Linda Cropper

Fresh Meat (2012)

A dysfunctional gang of criminals takes a middle class Maori family hostage and discovers too late that they are cannibals.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Danny Mulheron
CAST:  Temuera Morrison  •  Nicola Kawana  •  Hannah Tevita  •  Kate Elliott

A dysfunctional gang of criminals takes a middle class Maori family hostage and discovers too late that they are cannibals.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Danny Mulheron
CAST:  Temuera Morrison  •  Nicola Kawana  •  Hannah Tevita  •  Kate Elliott

Mt. Zion (2013)

Singer Stan Walker makes his acting debut playing the lead role in feature film Mt Zion, shot in Pukekohe, Auckland. Walker stars as Turei, a talented young musician with a dream – for his band to win the audition to be the support act for Bob Marley’s 1979 concert ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tearepa Kahi
CAST:  Temuera Morrison  •  Stan Walker  •  Miriama Smith  •  Troy Kingi

Singer Stan Walker makes his acting debut playing the lead role in feature film Mt Zion, shot in Pukekohe, Auckland. Walker stars as Turei, a talented young musician with a dream – for his band to win the audition to be the support act for Bob Marley’s 1979 concert ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tearepa Kahi
CAST:  Temuera Morrison  •  Stan Walker  •  Miriama Smith  •  Troy Kingi

Other Halves (1984)

A Polynesian street-kid and a much older middle-class housewife are both incarcerated in the same mental hospital - she for attempted suicide and he for habitual crime. A friendship grows between them such that she offers him a place to stay upon his release. ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Laing
CAST:  Lisa Harrow  •  Mark Pilisi  •  Paul Gittins  •  Clare Clifford

A Polynesian street-kid and a much older middle-class housewife are both incarcerated in the same mental hospital - she for attempted suicide and he for habitual crime. A friendship grows between them such that she offers him a place to stay upon his release. ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Laing
CAST:  Lisa Harrow  •  Mark Pilisi  •  Paul Gittins  •  Clare Clifford

The Immortal Voyage of Captain Drake (2009)

Adventurous

Sir Francis Drake goes on a quest to find the legendary Tree of Life, battling the Spanish Armada, sea monsters, sorceress and his bitter nemesis Captain Don Sandovate on the way.  (more)

DIRECTION:  David Flores
CAST:  Adrian Paul  •  Temuera Morrison  •  Wes Ramsey  •  Daniel Kash

Sir Francis Drake goes on a quest to find the legendary Tree of Life, battling the Spanish Armada, sea monsters, sorceress and his bitter nemesis Captain Don Sandovate on the way.  (more)

DIRECTION:  David Flores
CAST:  Adrian Paul  •  Temuera Morrison  •  Wes Ramsey  •  Daniel Kash
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