With Mirage Films (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)



1. The Quiet Earth (1985)

R | 91 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi

6.8
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A man named Zac Hobson awakens to find himself alone in the world. In a desperate attempt to search for others, he finds only two who have their own agenda.

Director: Geoff Murphy | Stars: Bruno Lawrence, Alison Routledge, Pete Smith, Anzac Wallace

Votes: 23,067 | Gross: $2.12M

2. A Soldier's Tale (1989)

R | 96 min | Drama, Romance, War

6.3
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A British soldier falls in love with a French woman wanted by the resistance for crimes against her country.

Director: Larry Parr | Stars: Gabriel Byrne, Marianne Basler, Paul Wyett, Judge Reinhold

Votes: 178

3. Mr. Wrong (1984)

88 min | Horror, Thriller

5.3
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Meg moves out of her parents' home and buys a beautiful old Jaguar in a bid for independence. She begins to get strange feelings about the car. It seems to have a presence beyond the usual ... See full summary »

Director: Gaylene Preston | Stars: Heather Bolton, David Letch, Perry Piercy, Suzanne Lee

Votes: 176

4. Bridge to Nowhere (1986)

86 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller

5.3
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Kids on an outing in the forest come up against a mysterious hermit who lives on the other side of a bridge, and he is definitely not happy to see them.

Director: Ian Mune | Stars: Matthew Hunter, Margaret Umbers, Shelly Luxford, Stephen Judd

Votes: 173

5. Came a Hot Friday (1985)

PG | 101 min | Comedy

6.9
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Set in post-war (1949) rural New Zealand, this film traces the efforts of two con men to run a betting scam in a small town (Tainuea) already rife with illegal gambling corruption, and ... See full summary »

Director: Ian Mune | Stars: Peter Bland, Phillip Gordon, Michael Lawrence, Billy T. James

Votes: 176 | Gross: $0.01M

6. Queen City Rocker (1986)

R | 90 min | Drama

6.3
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A streetwise 19 year old, decides to "rescue" his sister from a massage parlor, but is thrown out. The massage parlor boss is a crooked concert promoter, so he and his gang, "hijack" a concert which incites the audience to riot.

Director: Bruce Morrison | Stars: Matthew Hunter, Mark Pilisi, Kim Willoughby, Rebecca Saunders-Smith

Votes: 54

7. Starlight Hotel (1987)

PG | 93 min | Drama

7.0
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It is Depression era New Zealand and school-kid Kate is missing her father badly. The temptation to seek him out leads her into diverse and intense encounters with fate.

Director: Sam Pillsbury | Stars: Greer Robson-Kirk, Peter Phelps, Bruce Phillips, Alice Fraser

Votes: 222

8. Dangerous Orphans (1985)

R | 87 min | Action

4.5
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Harry, Moir and Rossi were like the three musketeers when at the orphanage; now adults, their partnership continues as they pull off the occasional heist together.

Director: John Laing | Stars: Peter Stevens, Jennifer Ward-Lealand, Michael Hurst, Ross Girven

Votes: 50

9. Pallet on the Floor (1984)

90 min | Crime, Drama

5.2
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Rape, murder and blackmail result when the town's most beautiful woman gets married.

Director: Lynton Butler | Stars: Bruce Spence, Peter McCauley, Jillian O'Brien, Shirley Gruar

Votes: 11

10. Arriving Tuesday (1986)

84 min | Romance

4.8
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Director: Richard Riddiford | Stars: Judy McIntosh, Peter Hayden, Rawiri Paratene, Heather Bolton

Votes: 16

11. Trial Run (1984)

91 min | Thriller

4.9
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Rosemary is a photographer, mother, and cross-country runner who temporarily leaves her family and moves into an isolated beach-house to work on a photographic assignment. Strange ... See full summary »

Director: Melanie Read | Stars: Annie Whittle, Judith Gibson, Chris Broun, Philipa Mayne

Votes: 26

12. Constance (1984)

104 min | Drama

5.9
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Constance is a bored, movie-loving schoolteacher in post-WW2 New Zealand who begins to fantasise that she's a Hollywood star - with tragic consequences.

Director: Bruce Morrison | Stars: Donogh Rees, Martin Vaughan, Judie Douglass, Donald MacDonald

Votes: 35

13. Illustrious Energy (1988)

8.0
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After 12 years, Chinese gold miners in 1895 New Zealand find They have enough gold to pay their debts and return home, but things do not go as smoothly as they had hoped.

Director: Leon Narbey | Stars: Shaun Bao, William Wong, Ha-Lei Yip, Peter Chin

Votes: 46

14. The Leading Edge (1987)

Comedy

7.5
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A patrol skier from Colorado travels to New Zealand to experience more than just skiing. Includes Bill T. James as Aviator.

Director: Michael Firth | Stars: Mathurin Molgat, Bruce Grant, Evan Bloomfield, Mark Whetu

Votes: 13

15. Gone to Ground (1978 TV Movie)

75 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

5.4
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A man is brutally beaten so he and 4 others head to the beach for refuge and relaxation. It soon becomes clear that they've been imprisoned by person or persons unknown. Then an unknown mad... See full summary »

Director: Kevin James Dobson | Stars: Eric Oldfield, Charles 'Bud' Tingwell, Elaine Lee, Robyn Gibbes

Votes: 19

16. The Makutu on Mrs Jones (1983)

25 min | Short, Drama

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Tawhai Bennett, a young Maori boy, goes to work for Mrs Jones, a Pakeha; woman, helping her deliver groceries and mail. However, things take an unexpected turn when he fears that a local Maori elder has placed a curse (makutu) on her.

Director: Larry Parr | Stars: Dianne Adams, Julian Arahanga, Sonny Waru, Annie Whittle

17. Raglan by the Sea (1987 TV Movie)

49 min | Documentary

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Director: Bruce Morrison | Stars: Gary McCormick, Midge Marsden


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