Keyword: New Zealand

What We Do in the Shadows

What We Do in the Shadows (2015)

Rated: None Runtime: 86 minutes Release date: 02/12/2015
Flatmates Viago, Deacon, and Vladislav are vampires just trying to get by in modern society. From paying rent and sharing housework to trying to get into nightclubs, they're just like anyone else - except they're immortal and must feast on human blood. When their 8,000 year-old flatmate, Petyr, turns 20-something human hipster Nick into a vampire, the guys must guide him through his new found...

The Dark Horse (2014)

Rated: N/A Runtime: 124 minutes Release date: 07/30/2014
Genesis Potini was a charismatic, brilliant but little-known New Zealand chess champion. He was a man who searched for the courage to lead, despite his own struggles - finding purpose and hope in passing on his gift to the children of his community. Based on a true story.
Housebound

Housebound (2014)

Rated: None Runtime: 107 minutes Release date: 10/16/2014
Kylie Bucknell is forced to return to the house she grew up in when the court places her on home detention. Her punishment is made all the more unbearable by the fact she has to live there with her mother Miriam - a well-intentioned blabbermouth who's convinced that the house is haunted. Kylie dismisses Miriam's superstitions as nothing more than a distraction from a life occupied by boiled...
Piano

The Piano (1993)

Rated: R Runtime: 121 minutes Release date: 11/11/1993
Set in 1851, a mute Scottish woman arrives in colonial New Zealand for an arranged marriage, with her precocious young daughter and beloved piano in tow. When her practical new husband refuses to transport the piano to their home, the woman reluctantly agrees to a sexual relationship with a neighbor as a means of gaining access to the instrument.
Heavenly Creatures

Heavenly Creatures (1994)

Rated: R Runtime: 98 minutes Release date: 11/15/1994
Drama, based on a true story and set in Christchurch circa 1954, about the extraordinary friendship between two adolescent girls which culminates in the murder of one of their mothers.
Whale Rider

Whale Rider (2003)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 104 minutes Release date: 06/05/2003
On the east coast of New Zealand, the Whangara people believe their presence there dates back a thousand years or more to a single ancestor, Paikea, who escaped death when his canoe capsized by riding to shore on the back of a whale. From then on, Whangara chiefs have always been the first-born and male. Many generations later, the contemporary tale revolves around a young mother whose male...

Hip Hop-eration (2014)

Rated: N/A Runtime: 93 minutes Release date: 09/24/2014
On a small island off the coast of New Zealand, a group of 30 senior citizens -- the oldest of whom is 96 -- are preparing for the World Hip-Hop Dance Championship in Las Vegas. They are under the inspirational leadership of manager Billie Jordan, who is convinced even before they have qualified for the championship that the trip to Vegas is a certainty. Instead of focusing on the rehearsals, we...
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The Perfect Wave (2014)

Rated: None Runtime: 94 minutes Release date: 07/10/2014
Ian McCormack, who grew up surfing the waters of New Zealand, sets off with his best friend chasing the perfect wave. On the way, he falls in love with Annabel, and, when jealousy drives her away, he abandons his friend and follows her to an island to win her back. There he is stung multiple times by a group of deadly jellyfish, struggles to shore, is pronounced dead at the hospital and taken to...
Maidentrip

Maidentrip (2014)

Rated: None Runtime: 82 minutes Release date: 01/16/2014
14-year-old Laura Dekker sets out-camera in hand-on a two-year voyage in pursuit of her dream to be the youngest person ever to sail around the world alone. In the wake of a year-long battle with Dutch authorities that sparked a global storm of media scrutiny, Laura now finds herself far from land, family and unwanted attention, exploring the world in search of freedom, adventure, and distant...