Filming Location Matching "New Zealand" (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)



1. The Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power (2022– )

TV-14 | Action, Adventure, Drama | Post-production

Epic drama set thousands of years before the events of J.R.R. Tolkien's 'The Hobbit' and 'The Lord of the Rings' follows an ensemble cast of characters, both familiar and new, as they confront the long-feared re-emergence of evil to Middle-earth.

Stars: Morfydd Clark, Nazanin Boniadi, Benjamin Walker, Peter Mullan

2. X (II) (2022)

R | 105 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

6.6
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
78 Metascore

In 1979, a group of young filmmakers set out to make an adult film in rural Texas, but when their reclusive, elderly hosts catch them in the act, the cast find themselves fighting for their lives.

Director: Ti West | Stars: Mia Goth, Jenna Ortega, Brittany Snow, Kid Cudi

Votes: 58,467

3. The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (2001)

PG-13 | 178 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

8.8
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.8/10 X  
92 Metascore

A meek Hobbit from the Shire and eight companions set out on a journey to destroy the powerful One Ring and save Middle-earth from the Dark Lord Sauron.

Director: Peter Jackson | Stars: Elijah Wood, Ian McKellen, Orlando Bloom, Sean Bean

Votes: 1,822,297 | Gross: $315.54M

4. Avatar: The Way of Water (2022)

Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi | Post-production

Jake Sully lives with his newfound family formed on the planet of Pandora. Once a familiar threat returns to finish what was previously started, Jake must work with Neytiri and the army of the Na'vi race to protect their planet.

Director: James Cameron | Stars: Michelle Yeoh, Sam Worthington, Jemaine Clement, Zoe Saldana

5. The Brokenwood Mysteries (2014– )

Not Rated | 90 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.9
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  

Detective Inspector Mike Shepherd arrives on assignment in Brokenwood, a small town where memories - and animosities - run deep.

Stars: Neill Rea, Fern Sutherland, Cristina Serban Ionda, Nic Sampson

Votes: 4,787

6. Spartacus (2010–2013)

TV-MA | 55 min | Action, Adventure, Biography

8.5
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.5/10 X  

The life of Spartacus, the gladiator who lead a rebellion against the Romans. From his time as an ally of the Romans, to his betrayal and becoming a gladiator, to the rebellion he leads and its ultimate outcome.

Stars: Andy Whitfield, Lucy Lawless, Manu Bennett, Daniel Feuerriegel

Votes: 239,614

7. Avatar (2009)

PG-13 | 162 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

7.8
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
83 Metascore

A paraplegic Marine dispatched to the moon Pandora on a unique mission becomes torn between following his orders and protecting the world he feels is his home.

Director: James Cameron | Stars: Sam Worthington, Zoe Saldana, Sigourney Weaver, Michelle Rodriguez

Votes: 1,215,828 | Gross: $760.51M

8. The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003)

PG-13 | 201 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

9.0
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 9/10 X  
94 Metascore

Gandalf and Aragorn lead the World of Men against Sauron's army to draw his gaze from Frodo and Sam as they approach Mount Doom with the One Ring.

Director: Peter Jackson | Stars: Elijah Wood, Viggo Mortensen, Ian McKellen, Orlando Bloom

Votes: 1,800,935 | Gross: $377.85M

9. The Wilds (2020–2022)

TV-14 | 60 min | Adventure, Drama, Mystery

7.2
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

A group of teens must survive after a plane crash leaves them stranded on a deserted island. The girls tell their stories to investigators who slowly piece together what happened to them.

Stars: Rachel Griffiths, Sophia Ali, Shannon Berry, Jenna Clause

Votes: 20,638

10. Don't Make Me Go (2022)

R | 109 min | Drama

6.6
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
54 Metascore

When a single father to a teenage daughter learns that he has a fatal brain tumor, he takes her on a road trip to find the mother who abandoned her years before and to try to teach her everything she might need over the rest of her life.

Director: Hannah Marks | Stars: John Cho, Mia Isaac, Kaya Scodelario, Josh Thomson

Votes: 2,203

11. Mission: Impossible - Fallout (2018)

PG-13 | 147 min | Action, Adventure, Thriller

7.7
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
86 Metascore

Ethan Hunt and his IMF team, along with some familiar allies, race against time after a mission gone wrong.

Director: Christopher McQuarrie | Stars: Tom Cruise, Henry Cavill, Ving Rhames, Simon Pegg

Votes: 327,624 | Gross: $220.16M

12. Pearl (2022)

R | 102 min | Horror | Completed

The story of how Pearl became the vicious killer seen in "X".

Director: Ti West | Stars: Mia Goth, David Corenswet, Tandi Wright, Emma Jenkins-Purro

13. Oldboy (2003)

R | 120 min | Action, Drama, Mystery

8.4
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  
77 Metascore

After being kidnapped and imprisoned for fifteen years, Oh Dae-Su is released, only to find that he must find his captor in five days.

Director: Park Chan-wook | Stars: Choi Min-sik, Yoo Ji-tae, Kang Hye-jeong, Kim Byeong-Ok

Votes: 569,381 | Gross: $0.71M

14. The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey (2012)

PG-13 | 169 min | Adventure, Fantasy

7.8
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
58 Metascore

A reluctant Hobbit, Bilbo Baggins, sets out to the Lonely Mountain with a spirited group of dwarves to reclaim their mountain home, and the gold within it from the dragon Smaug.

Director: Peter Jackson | Stars: Martin Freeman, Ian McKellen, Richard Armitage, Andy Serkis

Votes: 811,110 | Gross: $303.00M

15. The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers (2002)

PG-13 | 179 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

8.8
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.8/10 X  
87 Metascore

While Frodo and Sam edge closer to Mordor with the help of the shifty Gollum, the divided fellowship makes a stand against Sauron's new ally, Saruman, and his hordes of Isengard.

Director: Peter Jackson | Stars: Elijah Wood, Ian McKellen, Viggo Mortensen, Orlando Bloom

Votes: 1,626,246 | Gross: $342.55M

16. What We Do in the Shadows (2014)

R | 86 min | Comedy, Horror

7.6
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
76 Metascore

Viago, Deacon, and Vladislav are vampires who are struggling with the mundane aspects of modern life, like paying rent, keeping up with the chore wheel, trying to get into nightclubs, and overcoming flatmate conflicts.

Directors: Jemaine Clement, Taika Waititi | Stars: Jemaine Clement, Taika Waititi, Cori Gonzalez-Macuer, Jonny Brugh

Votes: 181,737 | Gross: $3.33M

17. Cowboy Bebop (2021)

TV-MA | 58 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

6.7
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

A ragtag crew of bounty hunters chases down the galaxy's most dangerous criminals. They'll save the world--for the right price.

Stars: John Cho, Mustafa Shakir, Daniella Pineda, Elena Satine

Votes: 38,878

18. The Power of the Dog (2021)

R | 126 min | Drama, Romance, Western

6.8
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
89 Metascore

Charismatic rancher Phil Burbank inspires fear and awe in those around him. When his brother brings home a new wife and her son, Phil torments them until he finds himself exposed to the possibility of love.

Director: Jane Campion | Stars: Benedict Cumberbatch, Kirsten Dunst, Jesse Plemons, Kodi Smit-McPhee

Votes: 166,715

19. Murder on the Orient Express (2017)

PG-13 | 114 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.5
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
52 Metascore

When a murder occurs on the train on which he's travelling, celebrated detective Hercule Poirot is recruited to solve the case.

Director: Kenneth Branagh | Stars: Kenneth Branagh, Penélope Cruz, Willem Dafoe, Judi Dench

Votes: 253,738 | Gross: $102.83M

20. Willow (1988)

PG | 126 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

7.2
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
47 Metascore

A young farmer is chosen to undertake a perilous journey in order to protect a special baby from an evil queen.

Director: Ron Howard | Stars: Val Kilmer, Joanne Whalley, Warwick Davis, Jean Marsh

Votes: 113,638 | Gross: $57.27M

21. Mortal Engines (2018)

PG-13 | 128 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

6.1
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  
44 Metascore

In a post-apocalyptic world where cities ride on wheels and consume each other to survive, two people meet in London and try to stop a conspiracy.

Director: Christian Rivers | Stars: Hera Hilmar, Robert Sheehan, Hugo Weaving, Jihae

Votes: 125,031 | Gross: $15.95M

22. Alien: Covenant (2017)

R | 122 min | Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller

6.4
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
65 Metascore

The crew of a colony ship, bound for a remote planet, discover an uncharted paradise with a threat beyond their imagination, and must attempt a harrowing escape.

Director: Ridley Scott | Stars: Michael Fassbender, Katherine Waterston, Billy Crudup, Danny McBride

Votes: 278,469 | Gross: $74.26M

23. The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug (2013)

PG-13 | 161 min | Adventure, Fantasy

7.8
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
66 Metascore

The dwarves, along with Bilbo Baggins and Gandalf the Grey, continue their quest to reclaim Erebor, their homeland, from Smaug. Bilbo Baggins is in possession of a mysterious and magical ring.

Director: Peter Jackson | Stars: Ian McKellen, Martin Freeman, Richard Armitage, Ken Stott

Votes: 649,885 | Gross: $258.37M

24. The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe (2005)

PG | 143 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy

6.9
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
75 Metascore

Four kids travel through a wardrobe to the land of Narnia and learn of their destiny to free it with the guidance of a mystical lion.

Director: Andrew Adamson | Stars: Tilda Swinton, Georgie Henley, William Moseley, Skandar Keynes

Votes: 394,449 | Gross: $291.71M

25. Heavenly Creatures (1994)

R | 99 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

7.3
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
86 Metascore

Two teenage girls share a unique bond; their parents, concerned that the friendship is too intense, separate them, and the girls take revenge.

Director: Peter Jackson | Stars: Melanie Lynskey, Kate Winslet, Sarah Peirse, Diana Kent

Votes: 63,718 | Gross: $3.05M

26. The Lost World: Jurassic Park (1997)

PG-13 | 129 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

6.5
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
59 Metascore

A research team is sent to the Jurassic Park Site B island to study the dinosaurs there, while an InGen team approaches with another agenda.

Director: Steven Spielberg | Stars: Jeff Goldblum, Julianne Moore, Pete Postlethwaite, Vince Vaughn

Votes: 414,941 | Gross: $229.09M

27. X-Men Origins: Wolverine (2009)

PG-13 | 107 min | Action, Sci-Fi

6.5
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
40 Metascore

The early years of James Logan, featuring his rivalry with his brother Victor Creed, his service in the special forces team Weapon X, and his experimentation into the metal-lined mutant Wolverine.

Director: Gavin Hood | Stars: Hugh Jackman, Liev Schreiber, Ryan Reynolds, Danny Huston

Votes: 500,819 | Gross: $179.88M

28. No Exit (I) (2022)

R | 95 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

6.1
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  
54 Metascore

During a blizzard and stranded at an isolated highway rest stop in the mountains, a college student discovers a kidnapped child hidden in a car belonging to one of the people inside.

Director: Damien Power | Stars: Havana Rose Liu, Danny Ramirez, David Rysdahl, Mila Harris

Votes: 21,737

29. The Meg (2018)

PG-13 | 113 min | Action, Horror, Sci-Fi

5.6
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  
46 Metascore

A group of scientists exploring the Marianas Trench encounter the largest marine predator that has ever existed - the Megalodon.

Director: Jon Turteltaub | Stars: Jason Statham, Bingbing Li, Rainn Wilson, Cliff Curtis

Votes: 169,727 | Gross: $143.01M

30. The Last Samurai (2003)

R | 154 min | Action, Drama

7.8
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
55 Metascore

An American military advisor embraces the Samurai culture he was hired to destroy after he is captured in battle.

Director: Edward Zwick | Stars: Tom Cruise, Ken Watanabe, Billy Connolly, William Atherton

Votes: 436,212 | Gross: $111.11M

31. Xena: Warrior Princess (1995–2001)

TV-PG | 45 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

6.7
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

Xena, a mighty Warrior Princess with a dark past, sets out to redeem herself. She is joined by small town bard, Gabrielle. Together they journey the ancient world and fight for the greater good against ruthless Warlords and Gods.

Stars: Lucy Lawless, Renée O'Connor, Ted Raimi, Kevin Smith

Votes: 45,088

32. Life of Pi (2012)

PG | 127 min | Adventure, Drama, Fantasy

7.9
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
79 Metascore

A young man who survives a disaster at sea is hurtled into an epic journey of adventure and discovery. While cast away, he forms an unexpected connection with another survivor: a fearsome Bengal tiger.

Director: Ang Lee | Stars: Suraj Sharma, Irrfan Khan, Adil Hussain, Tabu

Votes: 623,009 | Gross: $124.99M

33. The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies (2014)

PG-13 | 144 min | Adventure, Fantasy

7.4
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
59 Metascore

Bilbo and company are forced to engage in a war against an array of combatants and keep the Lonely Mountain from falling into the hands of a rising darkness.

Director: Peter Jackson | Stars: Ian McKellen, Martin Freeman, Richard Armitage, Cate Blanchett

Votes: 520,277 | Gross: $255.12M

34. Battleship (2012)

PG-13 | 131 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

5.8
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  
41 Metascore

A fleet of ships is forced to do battle with an armada of unknown origins in order to discover and thwart their destructive goals.

Director: Peter Berg | Stars: Alexander Skarsgård, Brooklyn Decker, Liam Neeson, Rihanna

Votes: 247,726 | Gross: $65.42M

35. The Lovely Bones (2009)

PG-13 | 135 min | Drama, Fantasy, Thriller

6.6
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
42 Metascore

Centers on a young girl who has been murdered and watches over her family - and her killer - from purgatory. She must weigh her desire for vengeance against her desire for her family to heal.

Director: Peter Jackson | Stars: Rachel Weisz, Mark Wahlberg, Saoirse Ronan, Susan Sarandon

Votes: 169,197 | Gross: $43.82M

36. Evil Dead (2013)

R | 91 min | Horror

6.5
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
57 Metascore

Five friends head to a remote cabin, where the discovery of a Book of the Dead leads them to unwittingly summon up demons living in the nearby woods.

Director: Fede Alvarez | Stars: Jane Levy, Shiloh Fernandez, Jessica Lucas, Lou Taylor Pucci

Votes: 170,394 | Gross: $54.24M

37. Mulan (2020)

PG-13 | 115 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

5.7
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  
66 Metascore

A young Chinese maiden disguises herself as a male warrior in order to save her father.

Director: Niki Caro | Stars: Liu Yifei, Donnie Yen, Gong Li, Jet Li

Votes: 146,195

38. Bridge to Terabithia (2007)

PG | 96 min | Drama, Family, Fantasy

7.2
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
74 Metascore

A preteen's life turns upside down when he befriends the new girl in school and they imagine a whole new fantasy world to escape reality.

Director: Gabor Csupo | Stars: Josh Hutcherson, AnnaSophia Robb, Zooey Deschanel, Robert Patrick

Votes: 156,056 | Gross: $82.27M

39. King Kong (2005)

PG-13 | 187 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

7.2
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
81 Metascore

A greedy film producer assembles a team of moviemakers and sets out for the infamous Skull Island, where they find more than just cannibalistic natives.

Director: Peter Jackson | Stars: Naomi Watts, Jack Black, Adrien Brody, Thomas Kretschmann

Votes: 420,194 | Gross: $218.08M

40. Sweet Tooth (2021– )

TV-14 | Action, Adventure, Drama

7.8
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  

A boy who is half human and half deer survives in a post-apocalyptic world with other hybrids.

Stars: Nonso Anozie, Christian Convery, Aliza Vellani, Adeel Akhtar

Votes: 50,552

41. District 9 (2009)

R | 112 min | Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller

7.9
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
81 Metascore

Violence ensues after an extraterrestrial race forced to live in slum-like conditions on Earth finds a kindred spirit in a government agent exposed to their biotechnology.

Director: Neill Blomkamp | Stars: Sharlto Copley, David James, Jason Cope, Nathalie Boltt

Votes: 675,867 | Gross: $115.65M

42. One Of Us Is Lying (2021– )

TV-MA | 50 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.8
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

A brain, an athlete, a princess, a criminal and a "basket case" walk into detention--but only the first four make it out alive.

Stars: Melissa Collazo, Annalisa Cochrane, Chibuikem Uche, Marianly Tejada

Votes: 8,403

43. Ash vs Evil Dead (2015–2018)

TV-MA | 30 min | Action, Comedy, Fantasy

8.4
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  

Ash has spent the last thirty years avoiding responsibility, maturity, and the terrors of the Evil Dead until a Deadite plague threatens to destroy all of mankind and Ash becomes mankind's only hope.

Stars: Bruce Campbell, Ray Santiago, Dana DeLorenzo, Lucy Lawless

Votes: 72,649

44. The Shannara Chronicles (2016–2017)

TV-14 | 42 min | Adventure, Drama, Fantasy

7.1
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

Series of adventures, war, and evil that occur throughout the history of the Four Lands.

Stars: Austin Butler, Ivana Baquero, Manu Bennett, Aaron Jakubenko

Votes: 60,072

45. Wellington Paranormal (2018–2022)

TV-14 | 30 min | Comedy, Crime, Fantasy

7.6
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

Sergeant Maaka, and Officers Minogue and O'Leary, are members of the Wellington, New Zealand, police. Their job is to investigate paranormal phenomena.

Stars: Mike Minogue, Karen O'Leary, Maaka Pohatu, Thomas Sainsbury

Votes: 5,667

46. Hunt for the Wilderpeople (2016)

PG-13 | 101 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama

7.8
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
81 Metascore

A national manhunt is ordered for a rebellious kid and his foster uncle who go missing in the wild New Zealand bush.

Director: Taika Waititi | Stars: Sam Neill, Julian Dennison, Rima Te Wiata, Rachel House

Votes: 129,588 | Gross: $5.20M

47. Without a Paddle (2004)

PG-13 | 95 min | Adventure, Comedy, Mystery

5.8
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  
29 Metascore

After their friend dies, three men decide to fulfill their childhood dream by going on a camping expedition for the lost D. B. Cooper bounty, with calamitous results.

Director: Steven Brill | Stars: Matthew Lillard, Seth Green, Dax Shepard, Matthew Price

Votes: 47,865 | Gross: $58.17M

48. The Great Wall (I) (2016)

PG-13 | 103 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

5.9
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  
42 Metascore

In ancient China, a group of European mercenaries encounters a secret army that maintains and defends the Great Wall of China against a horde of monstrous creatures.

Director: Yimou Zhang | Stars: Matt Damon, Tian Jing, Willem Dafoe, Andy Lau

Votes: 133,811 | Gross: $45.54M

49. Ghost in the Shell (2017)

PG-13 | 107 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.3
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
52 Metascore

In the near future, Major Mira Killian is the first of her kind: A human saved from a terrible crash, who is cyber-enhanced to be a perfect soldier devoted to stopping the world's most dangerous criminals.

Director: Rupert Sanders | Stars: Scarlett Johansson, Pilou Asbæk, Takeshi Kitano, Juliette Binoche

Votes: 213,652 | Gross: $40.56M

50. The Piano (1993)

R | 121 min | Drama, Music, Romance

7.5
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
89 Metascore

In the mid-19th century a mute woman is sent to New Zealand along with her young daughter and prized piano for an arranged marriage to a farmer, but is soon lusted after by a farm worker.

Director: Jane Campion | Stars: Holly Hunter, Harvey Keitel, Sam Neill, Anna Paquin

Votes: 88,212 | Gross: $40.16M


1-50 of 6,128 titles. | Next »

Recently Viewed