Once Were Warriors

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.

Release On: 2nd - September - 1994

Vote Count: 176
Vote Average: 7.6/10


The Insider

Tells the true story of a 60 Minutes television series exposé of the tobacco industry, as seen through the eyes of a real tobacco executive, Jeffrey Wigand.

Release On: 28th - October - 1999

Vote Count: 819
Vote Average: 7.4/10


Whale Rider

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, always the first-born, always male, have been considered Paikea's direct descendants. Pai, an 11-year-old girl in a patriarchal New Zealand tribe, believes she is destined to be the new chief. But her grandfather Koro is bound by tradition to pick a male leader. Pai loves Koro more than anyone in the world, but she must fight him and a thousand years of tradition to fulfill her destiny.

Release On: 30th - January - 2003

Vote Count: 172
Vote Average: 7.4/10


Blow

A boy named George Jung grows up in a struggling family in the 1950's. His mother nags at her husband as he is trying to make a living for the family. It is finally revealed that George's father cannot make a living and the family goes bankrupt. George does not want the same thing to happen to him, and his friend Tuna, in the 1960's, suggests that he deal marijuana. He is a big hit in California in the 1960's, yet he goes to jail, where he finds out about the wonders of cocaine. As a result, when released, he gets rich by bringing cocaine to America. However, he soon pays the price.

Release On: 4th - April - 2001

Vote Count: 2329
Vote Average: 7.4/10


The Piano

After a long voyage from Scotland, pianist Ada McGrath and her young daughter, Flora, are left with all their belongings, including a piano, on a New Zealand beach. Ada, who has been mute since childhood, has been sold into marriage to a local man named Alisdair Stewart. Making little attempt to warm up to Alisdair, Ada soon becomes intrigued by his Maori-friendly acquaintance, George Baines, leading to tense, life-altering conflicts.

Release On: 19th - May - 1993

Vote Count: 559
Vote Average: 7.4/10


Training Day

On his first day on the job as a narcotics officer, a rookie cop works with a rogue detective who isn't what he appears.

Release On: 5th - October - 2001

Vote Count: 2775
Vote Average: 7.4/10


Fracture

A husband is on trial for the attempted murder of his wife, in what is seemingly an open/shut case for the ambitious district attorney trying to put him away. However, there are surprises for both around every corner, and, as a suspenseful game of cat-and-mouse is played out, each must manipulate and outwit the other.

Release On: 20th - April - 2007

Vote Count: 1704
Vote Average: 7.3/10


Point of Origin

Fact-based drama about an arson investigator searching for the perpetrator of a string of deadly fires in 1980s California.

Release On: 20th - June - 2002

Vote Count: 8
Vote Average: 7.3/10


Fracture

A young solo mother loves her son and his needs are formost, but she still has room in her heart for her very broken brother, even as her fundamentalist mother rejects her. But when the brother is responsible for a woman's broken neck, during his burglary of her house, families are changed as crisis amplifies and at times the young mother seems to be the only adult.

Release On: 4th - September - 2004

Vote Count: 3
Vote Average: 7/10


Sunshine

Fifty years into the future, the sun is dying, and Earth is threatened by arctic temperatures. A team of astronauts is sent to revive the Sun — but the mission fails. Seven years later, a new team is sent to finish the mission as mankind’s last hope.

Release On: 5th - April - 2007

Vote Count: 1906
Vote Average: 7/10


The Fountain

Spanning over one thousand years, and three parallel stories, The Fountain is a story of love, death, spirituality, and the fragility of our existence in this world.

Release On: 6th - September - 2006

Vote Count: 1432
Vote Average: 6.9/10


Runaway Jury

A juror on the inside and a woman on the outside manipulate a court trial involving a major gun manufacturer.

Release On: 9th - October - 2003

Vote Count: 575
Vote Average: 6.9/10


The Majestic

Set in 1951, a blacklisted Hollywood writer gets into a car accident, loses his memory and settles down in a small town where he is mistaken for a long-lost son.

Release On: 21st - December - 2001

Vote Count: 328
Vote Average: 6.7/10


Three Kings

A group of American soldiers stationed in Iraq at the end of the Gulf War find a map they believe will take them to a huge cache of stolen Kuwaiti gold hidden near their base, and they embark on a secret mission that's destined to change everything.

Release On: 27th - September - 1999

Vote Count: 1049
Vote Average: 6.6/10


Bringing Out the Dead

48 hours in the life of a burnt-out paramedic. Once called Father Frank for his efforts to rescue lives, Frank sees the ghosts of those he failed to save around every turn. He has tried everything he can to get fired, calling in sick, delaying taking calls where he might have to face one more victim he couldn't help, yet cannot quit the job on his own.

Release On: 22nd - October - 1999

Vote Count: 409
Vote Average: 6.6/10


River Queen

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.

Release On: 12th - September - 2005

Vote Count: 11
Vote Average: 6.6/10


Colombiana

Zoe Saldana plays a young woman who, after witnessing her parents’ murder as a child in Bogota, grows up to be a stone-cold assassin. She works for her uncle as a hitman by day, but her personal time is spent engaging in vigilante murders that she hopes will lead her to her ultimate target: the mobster responsible for her parents' death.

Release On: 27th - July - 2011

Vote Count: 1354
Vote Average: 6.5/10


Live Free or Die Hard

John McClane is back and badder than ever, and this time he's working for Homeland Security. He calls on the services of a young hacker in his bid to stop a ring of Internet terrorists intent on taking control of America's computer infrastructure.

Release On: 20th - June - 2007

Vote Count: 3250
Vote Average: 6.5/10


Rapa Nui

Inter-tribal rivalry leads to a competition to erect a huge statue (moai) in record time before Make can take part in the race to retrieve the egg of a Sooty Tern. The reward for winning this race is to rule the island for one year.

Release On: 9th - September - 1994

Vote Count: 67
Vote Average: 6.3/10


Last Knights

When an evil emperor executes their leader, his band of knights – bound by duty and honour – embarks on a journey of vengeance that will not come to an end until they've destroyed their mortal foe.

Release On: 3rd - April - 2015

Vote Count: 526
Vote Average: 6.3/10