Most Popular New Guinea Movies and TV Shows
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2. Krippendorf's Tribe (1998)
PG-13 | 94 min | Comedy
An anthropologist creates a fictitious lost New Guinea tribe using his family members to cover-up for his mis-use of grant moneys.
Votes: 5,012 | Gross: $7.51M
3. 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea (1954)
G | 127 min | Adventure, Drama, Family
A ship sent to investigate a wave of mysterious sinkings encounters the advanced submarine, the Nautilus, commanded by Captain Nemo.
Votes: 26,144 | Gross: $28.20M
4. Hell of the Living Dead (1980)
Unrated | 99 min | Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
A tough female reporter and her cameraman boyfriend team up with a four-man commando unit in the New Guinea jungle who are fighting flesh-eating zombies.
5. Amelia (2009)
PG | 111 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama
A look at the life of legendary American pilot Amelia Earhart, who disappeared while flying over the Pacific Ocean in 1937 in an attempt to make a flight around the world.
Votes: 11,410 | Gross: $14.24M
6. The Valley (Obscured by Clouds) (1972)
101 min | Drama
Filmmaker Barbet Schroeder explores themes of sexual freedom, mind alteration, and pursuit of paradise against the backdrop of an early 70's encounter with the Mapuga rain forest tribe in upland New Guinea.
7. Character (1997)
R | 122 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
Jacob Katadreuffe lives mute with his mother, has no contact with his father who only works against him and wants to become a lawyer, at all costs.
Votes: 9,971 | Gross: $0.71M
8. Faces of Death II (1981)
85 min | Documentary, Horror
This movie continues in the same vein as F.O.D. 1 with short scenes of death related material. Mortuarys, accidents, police work are filmed by TV crews and home video cameras. Some of the ... See full summary »
9. Earth (2007)
G | 90 min | Documentary
Feature-length version of the documentary TV series Planet Earth (2006), following the migration paths of four animal families.
Votes: 13,862 | Gross: $38.05M
10. The Wackiest Ship in the Army (1960)
Approved | 99 min | Comedy, Drama, War
During WW2, Lt. Rip Crandall, who was a yachtsman before the war, takes command of the USS Echo, a sailing ship, for a secret mission in waters patrolled by Japanese warships.
11. The Cowra Breakout (1984)
50 min | Action, Drama, War
In August 1944, 1104 Japanese prisoners of war at the Australian POW camp at Cowra stage a mass breakout. Four guards are killed in the escape, and 231 prisoners die by wounds sustained or ... See full summary »
13. 7 Women from Hell (1961)
Approved | 88 min | Drama, War
Seven women from different backgrounds, nationality, age, class, and marital status find themselves in New Guinea, February 1942 - when the Japanese army takes over unexpectedly, and sends them into a war camp in the jungle.
14. Jungle de Ikou! (1997– )
TV-MA | 86 min | Animation, Comedy, Fantasy
Natsumi Rokudou,a spunky 10 year old girl from Japan receives a strange statue from her dad who's an archaeologist.Little does Natsumi know that the statue houses Ongo,a terrible monster ... See full summary »
15. The Search for Michael Rockefeller (2011)
90 min | Documentary, Adventure, Mystery
Documentary about the 1961 disappearance of Michael Rockefeller, the young scion of the Rockefeller family, in the waters of Papua New Guinea and the 1969 attempt of journalist Milt Machlin to locate him in case he might still be alive.
17. Walk Into Hell (1956)
Approved | 93 min | Adventure
Steve McAllister, an Australian official for The New Guinea Administration, gets orders to investigate an oil discovery by Ned 'Shark-Eye' Kelly in the interior. He selects his native ... See full summary »
21. A Blank on the Map (1971 TV Movie)
59 min | Documentary
In his now well-known role of narrator of wildlife expeditions, Attenborough accompanies a government-sponsored trek into the central New Guinea highlands to make contact with a group of natives never before seen by Europeans.
22. Sea Tiger (1952)
Approved | 71 min | Action, Adventure, Crime
"The Sea Tiger" is the name of a broken-down bucket of an old freighter, abandoned by the Japanese at the end of WW II, lying in anchor in a New Guiena cove. Co-owners Jenine Duval and Jim ... See full summary »
23. Attack! Battle of New Britain (1944)
Approved | 54 min | War, Documentary
Documentary film depicting the attack by Allied forces on the Japanese strong-holds of Arawe Beach and Cape Gloucester, New Britain, in the South Pacific theatre of the Second World War in 1943.
24. Kokoda Front Line! (1942)
9 min | Documentary, Short, War
Cameraman Damien Parer has just returned from the front in New Guinea, where he's documented Australian troops in action. He explains this to us in a prolog. We then see air drops of ... See full summary »
33. Injury Slight... Please Advise (2008)
Not Rated | 80 min | Action
An ace fighter pilot crashes in New Guinea, evades headhunters in the jungle, and is rescued. He attempts to return fifty years later to visit his downed plane, but meets opposition when he learns his story is still told among the locals.
37. Gow the Killer (1931)
Not Rated | 61 min | Documentary
Explorer Edward Salisbury takes an expedition across the Pacific Ocean to such exotic locales as Fiji, Samoa, Papua New Guinea and the New Hebrides Islands, and record the lives of the ... See full summary »
Lie to Me (2009–2011)
A Perfect Score
TV-14 | 42 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
An investigation into the death of a judge's daughter leads Dr. Lightman to the girl's prep school, while Dr. Foster investigates a NASA pilot who crashed on a test flight.
Follow the Sun (1961–1962)
Another Part of the Jungle
60 min | Adventure
Templin follows the widow of a famous writer who was said to have been lost at sea in order to investigate a rumor that the man might be alive and still writing under a nom de plume.