Surprising New Zealand-made Films



You may be surprised by this list of

the most famous New Zealand-made

movies of the last 20 years…


The Last Samurai (2003), Director- Edward Zwick

Bridge to Terabithia (2007), Director- Gabor Csupo

30 Days of Night (2007), Director- David Slade

The Water Horse: Legend of the Deep (2007), Director- Jay Russell

10,000 B.C. (2008), Director- Roland Emmerich

X-Men Origins: Wolverine (2009), Director- Gavin Hood

Avatar (2009), Director- James Cameron


The Piano (1993), Director- Jane Campion

Once Were Warriors (1994), Director- Lee Tamahori

Heavenly Creatures (1994), Director- Peter Jackson

The Frighteners (1996), Director- Peter Jackson

The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (2001), Director- Peter Jackson

Whale Rider (2002), Director- Niki Caro

The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers (2002), Director- Peter Jackson

The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003), Director- Peter Jackson

The World’s Fastest Indian (2005), Director- Roger Donaldson

The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe (2005), Director- Andrew Adamson

King Kong (2005), Director- Peter Jackson

The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian (2008), Director- Andrew Adamson

The Lovely Bones (2009), Director- Peter Jackson

Boy (2010), Director- Taika Waititi

The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey (2012) Director- Peter Jackson

Posted in Uncategorized by Admin-A on February 10th, 2012 at 3:05 am.

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