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This is a list of feature films and pre 1910 short films produced or filmed in New Zealand, ordered by year of release.


Pre 1910

Title Director(s) Genre Notes
Opening of the Auckland Industrial and Mining Exhibition Alfred Henry Whitehouse Documentary First NZ film; lost[1]
The Auckland Cup race at Ellerslie Alfred Henry Whitehouse Documentary First NZ horse-race filmed;lost[1]
The Departure of the Second Contingent for the Boer War Alfred Henry Whitehouse Documentary Oldest surviving NZ film
The World's First Lady Mayor Enos Silvanus Pegler Docu-drama Re-enactment of 1893 speech
Royal Visit of the Duke and Duchess of Cornwall and York to New Zealand Joseph Perry Documentary lost[1]
Waimangu Geyser in action Joseph Perry Documentary lost[1]
A Message from Mars Franklyn Barrett Drama First science fiction film made in NZ; lost[1]
The Sea Coasts of New Zealand Franklyn Barrett Documentary


Title Director(s) Genre Notes
Hinemoa Gaston Méliès First NZ feature film; lost[1]
How Chief Te Ponga Won His Bride Gaston Méliès lost[1]
Loved by a Maori Chieftess Gaston Méliès lost[1][2]
The River Wanganui Gaston Méliès Documentary
Hinemoa George Tarr Romance First feature film with a NZ producer and director;[3] lost[2]
A Maori Maid's Love Raymond Longford lost[2]
The Mutiny of the Bounty Raymond Longford lost[2]
The Test Rawdon Blandford melodrama lost[2]


Title Director Genre Notes
Beyond William Desmond Taylor lost[2]
The Betrayer Beaumont Smith lost[2]
The Bloke from Freemans Bay Rudall Hayward
The Birth of New Zealand Harrington Reynolds Earliest New Zealand film of which footage (fragments only) are known to still exist.[2]
My Lady of the Cave Rudall Hayward
Ten Thousand Miles in the Southern Cross George Tarr Documentary/travelogue
The Romance of Sleepy Hollow Henry J. Makepeace lost[2]
Rewi's Last Stand Rudall Hayward fragments only remain[2]
Venus of the South Seas James R. Sullivan
The Adventures of Algy Beaumont Smith
Glorious New Zealand Arthur Messenger documentary [2]
Carbine's Heritage Edwin Coubray (Ted) lost[2]
The Romance of Hine-moa Gustav Pauli lost[2][4]
The Te Kooti Trail Rudall Hayward
Under the Southern Cross Gustav Pauli lost[2]
The Bush Cinderella Rudall Hayward
Under the Southern Cross Lew Collins a.k.a. The Devil's Pit or Taranga. Only fragments remain[2]


Title Director Genre Notes
The Romance Of Maoriland Edward T. Brown Never released. Intended as New Zealand's first feature-length "talkie". 30 minutes of footage only remain.[2]
Romantic New Zealand travelogue New Zealand's first released "talkie" film.[2]
Down on the Farm Stewart Pitt New Zealand's first non-documentary "talkie". Fragments only remain. First film shot entirely in the South Island.[2]
Hei Tiki Alexander Markey a.k.a. Primitive Passions, A Saga of the Maoris.[2]
New Zealand's Charm: A Romantic Outpost of Empire Cyril James Morton Scenic [5]
Magic Playgrounds in New Zealand's Geyserland Scenic [5]
Phar Lap's Son A. L. Lewis a.k.a. Phar Lap's Son?. Lost.[2]
On the Friendly Road Rudall Hayward drama Features early New Zealand media personality Colin Scrimgeour in a lead role, playing his radio persona, "Uncle Scrim".
The Wagon and the Star J. J. W. Pollard drama Only one reel remains.[2]
New Zealand Review no.1, Holiday Sounds Scenic [5]
New Zealand Review No.5, Mountain Holiday Scenic [5]


Title Director Genre Notes
Rewi's Last Stand Rudall Hayward Historical drama/War [6]
One Hundred Crowded Years Michael Forlong Official Centennial film
Sands of Iwo Jima Allan Dwan War Location shooting for Hollywood film.[6]


Title Director Genre Notes
British Empire Games 1950 Documentary [2]
Broken Barrier John O'Shea Drama [6]
The Seekers Ken Annakin Adventure Location shooting for British film with NZ setting.[6]
Battle Cry Raoul Walsh War Leon Uris novel set in NZ, starring Van Heflin, James Whitmore and Tab Hunter[6]
Until They Sail Robert Wise Wartime Romance Location shooting at Sumner for Hollywood film set in NZ[6]


Title Director Genre Notes
140 Days Under the World Geoffrey Scott Documentary 1965 Academy Award Nominee: Documentary Short.[7]
Runaway John O'Shea Drama First film appearance for several noted New Zealand media personalities, including Selwyn Muru, Barry Crump, and Kiri Te Kanawa.[2]
Don't Let It Get You John O'Shea Comedy [8]
Young Guy on Mt. Cook (ja:Nyu jirando no wakadaishô) Jun Fukuda Location shooting of Japanese film[6]


Title Director Genre Notes
To Love a Maori Rudall Hayward Shot on 16mm. New Zealand's first colour feature film; Hayward's last film.[6]
Rangi's Catch Michael Forlong Children's drama Film debut of Temuera Morrison[2]
Games '74 John King, Sam Pillsbury, Paul Maunder, Arthur Everard Sports documentary
One Of Those People Who Live In The World Paul Maunder, Denise Maunder Documentary
Landfall Paul Maunder shot on 16mm[6]
Test Pictures: Eleven Vignettes from a Relationship Geoff Steven Drama shot on 16mm[6]
The God Boy Murray Reece Drama Telemovie[6]
Off the Edge Michael Firth Skiing [6]
Sleeping Dogs Roger Donaldson Drama/action First NZ film to open in the U.S.
Solo Tony Williams
Wild Man Geoff Murphy
Angel Mine David Blyth Fantasy [9] Art New Zealand
Died in the Wool Brian McDuffie Whodunnit telemovie
Colour Scheme Peter Sharp whodunnit telemovie
Skin Deep * Geoff Steven Drama [6]
Jack Winter's Dream David Sims telemovie
Middle Age Spread*† John Reid Comedy shot on 16mm
Sons for the Return Home*† Paul Maunder Drama


Title Director Genre Notes
Beyond Reasonable Doubt John Laing Drama Based on the true story of the Crewe murders and wrongful conviction of Arthur Allan Thomas
Squeeze Richard Turner Drama shot on 16mm
A Woman of Good Character David Blyth Historical drama [10] AKA Lizzie; shot on 16mm
Bad Blood * Mike Newell drama NZ-British co-production[6]
Dead Kids / Strange Behaviour / Shadowland Michael Laughlin [6]
Goodbye Pork Pie * Geoff Murphy comedy, road movie [6]
Pictures† * Michael Black [6] Entered into the 12th Moscow International Film Festival
Race for the Yankee Zephyr David Hemmings action Australia - NZ co-production[6]
Smash Palace * Roger Donaldson drama [6]
Wildcat Ross Prosser, Russel Campbell, Alister Barry shot on 16mm[6]
Carry Me Back† * John Reid comedy [6]
The Scarecrow * Sam Pillsbury [6]
(reissued as Warlords of the 21st Century)
Harley Cokliss action Hollywood film shot on location[6]
Among the Cinders† * Rolf Hädrich Drama [11]
Hang on a Minute Mate! Alan Lindsay telemovie[6]
Heart of the Stag Michael Firth Drama [6]
It's Lizzie to Those Close† * David Blyth shot on 16mm[6]
Merry Christmas, Mr. Lawrence Nagisa Oshima War location shooting for British-Japanese co-production[6]
Patu!† * Merata Mita documentary [6]
Savage Islands (a.k.a. Nate and Hayes)† Ferdinand Fairfax Adventure [6]
Second Time Lucky Michael Anderson comedy [6]
Strata Geoff Steven [6]
Trespasses Peter Sharp [6]
Utu * Geoff Murphy historical action Screened at the 1983 Cannes Film Festival[6]
Wild Horses† * Derek Morton Drama [12]
War Years Pat McGuire [6]
Constance Bruce Morrison Drama [6]
The Bounty Roger Donaldson Adventure Location shooting for Australian/US production[6]
Came a Hot Friday Ian Mune comedy [13]
Death Warmed Up† * David Blyth horror/thriller [6]
Iris a.k.a. Out of Time Tony Isaac Biography drama Telemovie[14]
Other Halves John Laing drama [6]
The Silent One * Yvonne Mackay Drama filmed in the Cook Islands[15]
Vigil * Vincent Ward Drama Nominated for Palme D'Or at the 1984 Cannes Film Festival[16]
Bridge to Nowhere * Ian Mune [6]
Came a Hot Friday * Ian Mune comedy [6]
Dangerous Orphans * John Laing Action [2]
Hot Target Denis Lewiston sex thriller Location shooting for US film[6]
Kingpin Mike Walker drama Entered into the 14th Moscow International Film Festival
The Lost Tribe John Laing horror [6]
Mr Wrong * Gaylene Preston horror [3]
The Quiet Earth * Geoff Murphy Drama/sci-fi/mystery [6]
Shaker Run Bruce Morrison Action/thriller [4]
Sylvia Michael Firth biographical film [6]
Footrot Flats: The Dog's Tale Murray Ball animated film [6]
Mark II* John Anderson [6]
Pallet on the Floor Lynton Butler [6]
Queen City Rocker * Bruce Morrison [6]
Bad Taste * Peter Jackson Comedy/horror/sci-fi
Illustrious Energy * Leon Narbey [6]
Mauri * Merata Mita [6]
Ngati * Barry Barclay [6]
The Grasscutter Ian Mune action/thriller [6]
Just Me and Mario Greg Stitt Comedy
The Navigator: A Mediaeval Odyssey * Vincent Ward fantasy [6] Entered into the 1988 Cannes Film Festival
Never Say Die Geoff Murphy action
Send a Gorilla * Melanie Read [6]
A Soldier's Tale Larry Parr Romantic drama [17]
Meet the Feebles* Peter Jackson black comedy [6]


Title Director Genre Notes
An Angel at My Table * Jane Campion biography [6]
Flying Fox in a Freedom Tree* Martyn Sanderson drama [6]
Ruby and Rata * Gaylene Preston [6]
The End of the Golden Weather Ian Mune
Grampire David Blyth comedy/horror/kids AKA My Grandpa Is a Vampire
Old Scores Alan Clayton comedy/sport
A Soldier's Tale Larry Parr war/drama
Te Rua Barry Barclay
Alex* Megan Simpson Huberman sport /drama
Absent Without Leave John Laing World War II Entered into the 18th Moscow International Film Festival
Braindead Peter Jackson Splatter/Horror
Chunuk Bair Dale G. Bradley War
Crush Alison Maclean Entered into the 1992 Cannes Film Festival
Bread and Roses* Gaylene Preston biography
Desperate Remedies Stewart Main, Peter Wells surrealist melodrama Screened at the 1993 Cannes Film Festival
The Piano Jane Campion drama/romance Won the Palme d'Or at Cannes
The Tommyknockers John Power Horror TV Mini-Series US production filmed in New Zealand[18]
Heavenly Creatures* Peter Jackson Drama/romance/crime
Once Were Warriors Lee Tamahori Drama
Bonjour Timothy*
Cinema of Unease Sam Neill, Judy Rymer Documentary
Forgotten Silver Costa Botes, Peter Jackson mockumentary
Broken English Gregor Nicholas drama/romance
Chicken Grant La Hood comedy
Jack Brown Genius Tony Hiles Produced by Peter Jackson
Flight of the Albatross Werner Meyer
Someone Else's Country Alistair Barry Documentary
The Frighteners* Peter Jackson comedy/horror
The Whole of the Moon* Ian Mune
Out of the Dark Keith Hunter Documentary
Aberration Tim Boxell Horror Starring Pamela Gidley, Simon Bossell
Lost Valley[19] Dale G. Bradley
Topless Women Talk About Their Lives Harry Sinclair
The Ugly Scott Reynolds
Memory and Desire Niki Caro
Saving Grace Costa Botes romance
Channelling Baby Christine Parker
I'll Make You Happy Athina Tsoulis
Savage Honeymoon Mark Beesley
Scarfies* Robert Sarkies black comedy
What Becomes of the Broken Hearted? Ian Mune drama


Title Director Genre Notes
The Irrefutable Truth About Demons* Glenn Standring Horror, Thriller [20]
Jubilee* Michael Hurst Comedy [21]
The Price of Milk* Harry Sinclair Comedy [22]
Crooked Earth Sam Pillsbury Drama [23]
Kung Fu Vampire Killers Phil Davison [24]
Her Majesty Mark J. Gordon coming-of-age
The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring Peter Jackson fantasy U.S. & NZ funded film produced in New Zealand
Rain Christine Jeffs coming-of-age
Snakeskin Gillian Ashurst Thriller/road movie
Stickmen Hamish Rothwell
Vertical Limit Martin Campbell Action/Drama Some scenes filmed in New Zealand
The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers Peter Jackson fantasy U.S. & NZ funded film produced in New Zealand
In a Land of Plenty Alistair Barry Documentary
Tongan Ninja Jason Stutter Action comedy [25]
The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King Peter Jackson fantasy U.S. & NZ funded film produced in New Zealand
The Last Samurai Edward Zwick U.S produced film shot in New Zealand
The Locals Greg Page Supernatural Thriller [26]
Whale Rider* Niki Caro drama
Christmas Greg King Drama/Comedy
Woodenhead Florian Habicht Musical/Fairy tale/Drama
Fracture Larry Parr Drama Based on Crime Story by Maurice Gee[27]
Without a Paddle Steven Brill Comedy American film shot in New Zealand
Murmurs Elric Kane and Alexander Greenhough Drama
In My Father's Den Brad McGann Drama
Spooked Geoff Murphy
50 Ways of Saying Fabulous Stewart Main drama
King Kong Peter Jackson adventure
Banana in a Nutshell Roseanne Liang Documentary
River Queen Vincent Ward historical drama
The World's Fastest Indian * Roger Donaldson biography Based on the life of Burt Munro
The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe Andrew Adamson Fantasy/adventure
Meet Me in Miami Eric Hannah and Iren Koster Comedy
Memories of Tomorrow Amit Tripuraneni Drama/thriller
No. 2 Toa Fraser
Perfect Creature Glenn Standring horror/thriller
Buddha Wild: Monk in a Hut Anna Wilding documentary
Sione's Wedding Chris Graham comedy/romance
Kissy Kissy Elric Kane and Alexander Greenhough Drama
The Ferryman Chris Graham horror
The Waimate Conspiracy Stefen Harris Drama
Out of the Blue Robert Sarkies drama (based on true events) Based on the true story of the Aramoana massacre
Black Sheep Jonathan King Comedy/horror
The Tattooist Peter Burger Horror New Zealand and Singapore co-production[28]
A Song of Good Gregory King [29]
Down by the Riverside Marama Killen
Brad Davison
Film noir/horror
The Devil Dared Me To Chris Stapp
Bridge to Terabithia Gabor Csubo drama American film shot in New Zealand
We're Here To Help Jonothan Cullinane Kafkaesque comedy
Men Shouldn't Sing Sarah Higginson and Michael Bell Musical
The Last Magic Show Andy Conlan Comedy romance
Pictures of You
30 Days of Night David Slade Horror
The Vintner's Luck Niki Caro
Show of Hands Anthony McCarten Romantic comedy Filmed in New Plymouth, Nov-Dec 2007[30]
Eagle vs Shark Taika Waititi Romantic Comedy
Second Hand Wedding Paul Murphy Romantic comedy
Rain of the Children Vincent Ward Documentary
Taking the Waewae Express Andrea Bosshard Drama
Dean Spanley Toa Fraser Drama
BLACKSPOT Ben Hawker Thriller
Untitled Charles Upham biopic
Last of the Living Logan McMillan Comedy horror
Avatar James Cameron Principal live photography in Wellington studios, plus digital fx work
The Lovely Bones Peter Jackson
Under the Mountain Jonathan King Fantasy Based on the children's book of the same name by Maurice Gee which was also adapted into a television miniseries
Jumping in Puddles Nick Hitchens and Jonathan Warner Documentary
The Strength of Water Armağan Ballantyne Drama [31]
Separation City Paul Middleditch


Title Director Genre Notes
Kawa-Nights in the Gardens of Spain Katie Wolfe Drama
Wound David Blyth Horror
Matariki Michael Bennett Drama
Boy Taika Waititi Comedy/drama
Predicament Jason Stutter Comedy Based on the Ronald Hugh Morrieson novel[32]
Bloodlines Peter Burger Crime/Drama
The Insatiable Moon Rosemary Riddell Comedy/drama [33]
The Hopes & Dreams of Gazza Snell Brendan Donovan Comedy/family
The Devil's Rock Paul Campion Horror
Love Birds Paul Murphy
My Wedding and Other Secrets Roseanne Liang
The Adventures of Tintin: Secret of the Unicorn Steven Spielberg Family/adventure
Operation 8: Deep in the Forest Errol Wright and Abi King-Jones Documentary
The Most Fun You Can Have Dying Kirstin Marcon
Dreamer by Design David Chan Comedy/drama [34]
Tracker Ian Sharp Action/Thriller
Sione's 2: Unfinished Business Simon Bennett Comedy Sequel to the Sione's Wedding (2006)[35]
Good for Nothing Mike Wallis Comedy/Thriller/Western
Ghost TV Phil Davison
Mr. Pip Andrew Adamson Drama Based on Lloyd Jones' novel Mister Pip[36]
The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey Peter Jackson Fantasy U.S. & NZ funded film produced in New Zealand
The Red House Alyx Duncan Drama
Kiwi Flyer Tony Simpson Family/Comedy
White Lies Dana Rotberg Drama
Eternity Alex Galvin Drama/sci-fi/mystery
Shopping Mark Albiston, Louis Sutherland Drama
The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug Peter Jackson Fantasy U.S. & NZ funded film produced in New Zealand
The Confessions of Prisoner T Micheal Bennett Documentary
Romeo & Juliet: A Love Song Tim van Dammen Rock opera Based on William Shakespeare's tragedy Romeo & Juliet[37]
Gardening with Soul Jess Feast Documentary [38]
The Weight of Elephants Daniel Joseph Borgman Drama [39]
Giselle Toa Fraser Documentary [40]
Fantail Curtis Vowell Drama [41]
He Toki Huna: New Zealand in Afghanistan Kay Ellmers Documentary [42]
Sheen of Gold Simon Ogston Documentary [43]
Us and the Game Industry Stephanie Beth Documentary [44]
Edwin: My Life as a Koont Jason Stutter Mockumentary, Comedy [45]
Ghost Bride David Blyth Horror, Romance [46]
Crackheads Andy Sophocleus, Tim Tsiklauri Comedy [47][48]
Syrenia Fraser Grut Fantasy/family
What We Do in the Shadows Taika Waititi, Jemaine Clement Comedy/horror [49]
Housebound Morgana O'Reilly, Cameron Rhodes Comedy/horror [50]
The Pā Boys Himiona Grace Music/drama [51]
The Dark Horse James Napier Robertson Drama Biopic based on the true story of chess player Genesis Potini[52]
Erebus: Operation Overdue Peter Burger, Charlotte Purdy Docudrama Based on the true story of the recovery operation of the Mt Erebus disaster
Pirates of the Airways Charlie Haskell Documentary Based on the true story of Radio Hauraki
The Dead Lands Toa Fraser Action/horror It was premièred in the Special Presentations section at the 2014 Toronto International Film Festival
Hip Hop-eration Bryn Evans Documentary
The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies Peter Jackson Fantasy U.S. & NZ funded film produced in New Zealand
Tūmanako/Hope Susy Pointon Documentary [53]
3 Mile Limit Craig Newland Drama [54]
Urban Turban Devesh Singh Drama, Romance Fiji/NZ Bollywood film[47]
The Cure David Gould Action thriller [55]
Jake Doug Dillaman Drama, Sci-fi, Comedy [56]
Everything We Loved Max Currie Drama [57]
Contract Killers Mathew John Pearson Action Thriller [47]
Beyond the Edge Leanne Pooley Documentary [58]
Orphans and Kingdoms Paolo Rotondo Drama [59]
Aunty and the Star People Gerard Smyth Documentary [60]
Erewhon Gavin Hipkins Essay [61]
Hot Air Alister Barry, Abi King-Jones Documentary [62]
REALITi Jonathan King Thriller, Sci-Fi [63]
Voices of the Land: Nga Reo o te Whenua Paul Wolffram Documentary [64]
Deathgasm Jason Lei Howden Comedy/horror
The Dead Room Jason Stutter Horror
Turbo Kid François Simard, Anouk Whissell and Yoann-Karl Whissell Action/adventure/comedy/superhero/post-apocalyptic
25 April Leanne Pooley Documentary
Ghost Shark 2: Urban Jaws Andrew Todd, Johnny Hall Comedy/horror
Born To Dance Tammy Davis Action/sport
Belief: The Possession of Janet Moses David Stubbs Docodrama Based on the true story of the exorcism of Janet Moses
Abandoned John Laing Drama Based on the true story of the Rose-Noelle
Slow West John McLean Action/adventure, Drama [65]
Lexi Wayne Turner Drama [66]
Mahana Lee Tamahori Action/drama Based on the novel Bulibasha by Witi Ihimaera
Penny Black (film) Joe Hitchcock Road Movie
Orphans and Kingdoms Paolo Rotondo Drama
notes to eternity Sarah Cordery Documentary featuring Noam Chomsky, Robert Fisk, Norman Finkelstein, Sara Roy[67]
Hunt for the Wilderpeople Taika Waititi Comedy Based on the novel Wild Pork and Watercress by Barry Crump
Tickled David Farrier, Dylan Reeve Documentary
Chasing Great Justin Pemberton, Michelle Walsh Documentary
Pork Pie Matt Murphy Comedy/Road Movie Remake of Goodbye Pork Pie
Kiwi Christmas Tony Simpson Family
Waru Briar Grace-Smith, Casey Kaa, Ainsley Gardiner, Katie Wolfe, Chelsea Cohen, Renae Maihi, Paula Whetu Jones, Awanui Simich-Pene Drama
6 Days Toa Fraser Drama/Thriller
The Changeover Miranda Harcourt, Stuart McKenzie Fantasy/Thriller Based on the novel The Changeover by Margaret Mahy
Human Traces Nic Gorman Drama/Thriller
The Wizard & the Commodore - Chathams Islands New Zealand Samuel A. Miller Mondo Documentary
Bill Direen, A Memory of Others Simon Ogston Documentary Screened in NZIFF 2017, download with O.S.T. 2019[68]
The Breaker Upperers Madeleine Sami, Jackie van Beek Comedy
Broken Tarry Mortlock Drama Inspired by true events
Mortal Engines Christian Rivers Fantasy/Thriller Filmed in NZ, a U.S./NZ co-production based on the novel Mortal Engines by Philip Reeve
Mega Time Squad Tim van Dammen Sci-fi, Action, Comedy [69]
Status Pending Ben Zolno Dramedy Improvised dialogue (mumblecore) film premiering at Cinequest, Filmed Entirely in Wellington, NZ.
Daffodils David Stubbs Drama
For My Father's Kingdom Vea Mafile'o, Jeremiah Tauamiti Documentary
Bellbird Hamish Bennett Drama
Come to Daddy Ant Timpson Horror
Brown Boys Hans Masoe Comedy
Take Home Pay Stallone Vaiaoga-Ioasa Comedy
Capital in the Twenty-First Century Justin Pemberton Documentary
Savage Sam Kelly crime [70]
Jojo Rabbit Taika Waititi Comedy drama
Killer Sofa Bernie Rao Comedy horror


Title Director Genre Notes
The Legend of Baron To'a Kiel McNaughton drama [71]
Balance of the Five Elements Jan-Hinrik Drevs documentary
The Girl on the Bridge Leanne Pooley documentary
Rūrangi Max Currie LGBT/drama [72]
This Town David White comedy
Lowdown Dirty Criminals Paul Murphy comedy
Shadow in the Cloud Roseanne Liang action/horror [73]
Reunion Jake Mahaffy thriller, horror
Baby Done Curtis Vowell comedy
Six60: Till the Lights Go Out Julia Parnell documentary
Dawn Raid Oscar Kightley documentary
Coming Home in the Dark James Ashcroft thriller
There Is No "I" in Threesome Jan Oliver Lucks drama, documentary, comedy
Cousins Ainsley Gardiner, Briar Grace-Smith drama Based on Patricia Grace's eponymous novel.[74]
Night Raiders Danis Goulet drama
James & Isey Florian Habicht documentary
Poppy Linda Niccol drama
The Justice of Bunny King Gaysorn Thavat drama [75]
Juniper Matthew J. Saville drama
Mothers of the Revolution Briar March documentary
The Power of the Dog Jane Campion drama Nominated for Best Picture at the 94th Academy Awards
Millie Lies Low Michelle Savill drama, comedy
Fiona Clark: Unafraid Lula Cucchiara documentary Documentary on photographer Fiona Clark
Whetū Mārama – Bright Star Toby Mills, Aileen O'Sullivan documentary
We Are Still Here Beck Cole, Chantelle Burgoyne, Dena Curtis, Richard Curtis, Mario Gaoa, Danielle MacLean, Miki Magasiva, Renae Maihi, Tracey Rigney, Tim Worrall drama
Nude Tuesday Armağan Ballantyne comedy [76]
Whina James Napier Robertson, Paula Whetu Jones biographical drama [77]
Muru Tearepa Kahi action, drama
Kāinga Julie Zhu, Asuka Sylvie, Michelle Ang, Nahyeon Lee, Yamin Tun, Ghazaleh Golbakhsh, HASH, Angeline Loo drama Anthology film
Punch Welby Ings drama
Gloriavale Fergus Grady, Noel Smyth documentary Documentary on the Gloriavale Christian Community

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