With South Pacific Pictures (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)



1. The Brokenwood Mysteries (2014– )

Not Rated | 90 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.8
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Detective Inspector Mike Shepherd arrives on assignment in Brokenwood, a small town where memories - and animosities - run deep.

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

Votes: 1,532

2. Whale Rider (2002)

PG-13 | 101 min | Drama, Family

7.6
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80 Metascore

A contemporary story of love, rejection and triumph as a young Maori girl fights to fulfill a destiny her grandfather refuses to recognize.

Director: Niki Caro | Stars: Keisha Castle-Hughes, Rawiri Paratene, Vicky Haughton, Cliff Curtis

Votes: 37,674 | Gross: $20.78M

3. Outrageous Fortune (2005– )

60 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

8.4
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When career criminal Wolfgang West gets put away for four years, his wife Cheryl decides it's time for her family to go straight. But can the Wests change the habits of a lifetime?

Stars: Robyn Malcolm, Antony Starr, Siobhan Marshall, Antonia Prebble

Votes: 1,704

4. 800 Words (2015–2018)

Not Rated | 50 min | Drama

7.8
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A recently widowed father quits his job as a popular 800-word columnist for a top-selling Sydney newspaper.

Stars: Erik Thomson, Melina Vidler, Benson Jack Anthony, Michelle Langstone

Votes: 1,356

5. Westside (2015– )

60 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

8.0
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Tales of crime and passion in Auckland, New Zealand, spanning from 1974 through to 1979.

Stars: Antonia Prebble, David de Lautour, Daniel Musgrove, Pana Hema Taylor

Votes: 366

6. The Secret of Moonacre (2008)

PG | 103 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy

6.2
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A 13-year-old girl (played by The Golden Compass' Dakota Blue Richards) discovers that she is the only hope for banishing an ancient curse from a magical kingdom in director Gabor Csupo's ... See full summary »

Director: Gabor Csupo | Stars: Ioan Gruffudd, Dakota Blue Richards, Tim Curry, Juliet Stevenson

Votes: 9,036

7. The Almighty Johnsons (2011–2013)

47 min | Drama, Fantasy

8.2
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Four brothers living in New Zealand are modern reincarnations of Norse gods.

Stars: Emmett Skilton, Timothy Balme, Dean O'Gorman, Jared Turner

Votes: 4,009

8. Shortland Street (1992– )

30 min | Drama

5.1
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Shortland Street, a five-night-a-week soap set in an Auckland City hospital, follows the complicated personal and professional lives of its staff, family and friends.

Stars: Michael Galvin, Ben Mitchell, Amanda Billing, Peter Mochrie

Votes: 792

9. Nothing Trivial (2011– )

Not Rated | Comedy, Drama

7.9
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A wonderful series based on a group of friends who attend a weekly trivia competition. Their lives, their loves, their dramas. The writers who wrote this series are the same writers who created Outrageous Fortune.

Stars: Aaron Ward, Will Hall, Blair Strang, Debbie Newby-Ward

Votes: 197

10. The Bad Seed (2018–2019)

Drama

6.3
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The Bad Seed tells the story of two brothers from a dysfunctional family who have raised themselves up from the desperate days of their early childhood, only to have their newly ordered ... See full summary »

Stars: Matt Minto, Jodie Hillock, Zoe Jansson-Bush, Madeleine McCarthy

Votes: 72

11. Go Girls (2009– )

60 min | Comedy, Drama

7.0
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Amy, Britta and Cody are 25 and have been friends forever but their lives aren't going as they thought they would. They plan to be married (Cody), famous (Britta) and rich (Amy) within a year.

Stars: Irene Wood, Ingrid Park, Bronwyn Turei, Alix Bushnell

Votes: 278

12. Step Dave (2014–2015)

Comedy, Romance

7.7
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Bartender Dave, a 24-year-old Kiwi slacker whose life is turned upside down when he meets the woman of his dreams; Cara, 15 years his senior with three kids and some serious baggage in tow.

Stars: Sia Trokenheim, Jono Kenyon, Rawiri Jobe, Aidee Walker

Votes: 269

13. What Becomes of the Broken Hearted? (1999)

108 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

6.4
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This sequel to the New Zealand-set drama "Once Were Warriors" revisits alcoholic Maori man Jake Heke (Temuera Morrison) and his wife, Beth (Rena Owen), who have separated, largely due to ... See full summary »

Director: Ian Mune | Stars: Temuera Morrison, Rena Owen, Clint Eruera, Nancy Brunning

Votes: 3,004

14. Maddigan's Quest (2006– )

Adventure, Fantasy

7.3
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After the Great Chaos in the time of the Remaking a Travelling Fantasia are set on a Quest to save their home from ruin and their future from evil. They are joined in their quest by two ... See full summary »

Stars: Rose McIver, Jordan Metcalfe, Zac Fox, Olivia Tennet

Votes: 148

15. The Blue Rose (2013– )

Not Rated | Comedy, Crime, Drama

7.1
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A contemporary, smart investigative drama in which the lowly back-room office staff join forces to fight for justice in a corrupt corporate world. This will involve bending of office ... See full summary »

Stars: Antonia Prebble, Siobhan Marshall, Matt Minto, Rajeev Varma

Votes: 440

16. The Man Who Lost His Head (2007 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 93 min | Comedy

6.8
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Martin Clunes plays a curator from an English museum who is being asked to return a mystical Maori relic to New Zealand. All sorts of cultural misunderstanding abound as well as an unexpected romantic attraction.

Director: Terry Johnson | Stars: Martin Clunes, John Callen, Gareth Reeves, John Leigh

Votes: 271

17. White Lies (I) (2013)

99 min | Drama

6.9
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A medicine woman - a giver of life - is asked to hide a secret which may protect one life but which will destroy another.

Director: Dana Rotberg | Stars: Whirimako Black, Rachel House, Antonia Prebble, Nancy Brunning

Votes: 337

18. Adrift (1993 TV Movie)

89 min | Thriller

5.5
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Katie and Guy take a sea cruise in their sailboat and discover a couple on a wrecked boat, victims of a brutal attack by their crew. They take Eliza and Nick on board. The new boarders ... See full summary »

Director: Christian Duguay | Stars: Kate Jackson, Kenneth Welsh, Bruce Greenwood, Kelly Rowan

Votes: 305

19. Mrs. Piggle-Wiggle (1994– )

TV-Y | Family, Fantasy

7.0
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Stars: Jean Stapleton, Francis Bell, Paul Minifie, Dan Gilroy

Votes: 40

20. Samoan Wedding (2006)

Not Rated | 97 min | Comedy, Romance

6.4
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58 Metascore

Four raucous Samoans are banned from their best friend's wedding. To get in, they have to prove themselves as mature individuals by getting and keeping girlfriends.

Director: Chris Graham | Stars: Oscar Kightley, Iaheto Ah Hi, Shimpal Lelisi, Robbie Magasiva

Votes: 1,449 | Gross: $0.07M

21. Diplomatic Immunity (2009– )

30 min | Comedy

7.8
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A disgraced New Zealand diplomat is assigned to the embassy of the island nation Fe'ausi to curb the devious conduct of its scheming ambassador and staff while dealing with odd customs and his attraction to the ambassador's daughter.

Stars: David Fane, Craig Parker, Lesley-Ann Brandt, John Leigh

Votes: 72

22. Mercy Peak (2001–2003)

45 min | Drama

7.2
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Disenchanted with life in the city Dr Nicky Sommervile comes to the rural town of Bassett to work at a small country hospital.

Stars: Sara Wiseman, Timothy Balme, Renato Bartolomei, Miriama Smith

Votes: 49

23. In Dark Places (2018 TV Movie)

Drama

8.6
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In Dark Places is the gripping story of an innocent man, imprisoned for two decades for a crime he did not commit, and an ex-cop's heroic battle to win him his freedom.

Director: Michael Bennett | Stars: Richard Te Are, Craig Hall, Jocelyn Christian, Peter Tait

Votes: 10

24. Jackson's Wharf (1999–2000)

Drama

6.3
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Stars: Nicole Whippy, Dominique Crawford, Brett Coutts, Elisa Ashenden

Votes: 18

25. Being Eve (2001–2002)

30 min | Comedy, Drama

7.8
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A light-hearted teen drama series that focuses on the life of a 15-year-old philosopher.

Stars: Stephen Lovatt, Fleur Saville, Joanna Morrison, Alison Bruce

Votes: 148

26. Sione's 2: Unfinished Business (2012)

Comedy

6.0
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Five years ago our heroes the Duckrockers thought they had figured it all out - they had found themselves girlfriends to take to Siones wedding and the future was looking bright: Michael ... See full synopsis »

Director: Simon Bennett | Stars: Oscar Kightley, Robbie Magasiva, Shimpal Lelisi, Iaheto Ah Hi

Votes: 250

27. Riding High (1995– )

Drama

7.6
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Stars: June Bishop, Tyler Jane, Kieren Hutchison, Claire Chitham

Votes: 27

28. Kidnapped (2005 TV Movie)

TV-PG | 222 min | Adventure, Drama, Family

7.0
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15-year-old Davie Balfour is poised to receive a vast inheritance when he's lured onto a cargo ship, knocked unconscious, and kidnapped by his malevolent uncle Ebenezer, who devises a ... See full summary »

Director: Brendan Maher | Stars: James Anthony Pearson, Tania Anderson, John Bach, Emily Barclay

Votes: 227

29. My Wedding and Other Secrets (2011)

85 min | Romance

6.3
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The contemporary story of Chinese New Zealand-born over-achiever Emily Chu, raised to believe she can get anything she puts her mind to. Even if 'anything' is at odds with her traditional ... See full summary »

Director: Roseanne Liang | Stars: Michelle Ang, Matt Whelan, Johnny Barker, Pei-Pei Cheng

Votes: 254

30. Mataku (2002–2005)

30 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror

8.1
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30 minute dramas based on Maori legend. Introduced by Temuera Morrison.

Stars: Calvin Tuteao, Lawrence Makoare, Hemi Rudoph, Hori Ahipene

Votes: 45

31. Tales of the South Seas (1998–2000)

45 min | Adventure

8.2
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Stars: William Snow, Rene Naufahu, Rachel Blakely, Rowena King

Votes: 92

32. Clarence (1990 TV Movie)

G | 87 min | Comedy, Fantasy

5.2
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The protecting angel Clarence is again returning to Earth to help another human.

Director: Eric Till | Stars: Robert Carradine, Kate Trotter, Louis Del Grande, Richard Fitzpatrick

Votes: 100

33. The Rogue Stallion (1990 TV Movie)

93 min | Adventure

7.5
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After her father's death, Anna Peterson and her family move from Australia to her father's ancestral home in New Zealand. Horses have been an important part of Anna's life and she hopes to ... See full summary »

Director: Henri Safran | Stars: Beth Buchanan, Brian Rooney, Michele Fawdon, Andrew Shephard

Votes: 83

34. Interrogation (2005– )

60 min | Crime

8.1
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Interrogation is a 13-part series that, each week, tells a completely different crime story. Interrogation is described by the producers as a "guerilla drama".

Stars: Luanne Gordon, Scott Wills, Toni Potter, Claire Chitham

Votes: 7

35. The Sounds (2020)

Thriller

The Cabbots visit Pelorus Sounds, NZ, where nothing is as it seems.

36. Monkey House (1991– )

Comedy, Drama, Sci-Fi

8.0
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An anthology series focusing on various stories from Kurt Vonnegut's acclaimed collection "Welcome to the Monkey House". The stories blend elements of black humor, satire, and science fiction.

Stars: Stuart Margolin, Teresa Woodham, Jeff Boyd, Malcolm Stewart

Votes: 59

37. Mean Mums (2019– )

Comedy

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When Jess's only son starts school it's a big learning curve, for Jess. She's thrown into a world of know-it-all, judgmental, passive aggressive women whose primary purpose is to promote ... See full summary »

Stars: Morgana O'Reilly, Anna Jullienne, Aroha Rawson, Allan Henry

38. The Girl from Mars (1991 TV Movie)

91 min | Sci-Fi

6.1
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A young girl who has telekinetic powers also claims to be a visitor from Mars. The girl's father and a scientist who has befriended her try to discern exactly who she is and what is happening.

Director: Neill Fearnley | Stars: Edward Albert, Eddie Albert, Sarah Sawatsky, Gwynyth Walsh

Votes: 27

39. Shortland Street (2012– )

Drama

6.7
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Stars: Clinton Ulyatt, Taylor Barrett, Angela Bloomfield, Michael Galvin

Votes: 7

40. The End of the Golden Weather (1991)

100 min | Drama

6.2
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Family drama set in New Zealand about Geoff Crome, a young boy (Fulford) who immerses himself in his own private fantasy world where he meets Firpo (Papps), a strange being who dreams of ... See full summary »

Director: Ian Mune | Stars: Stephen Fulford, Stephen Papps, Paul Gittins, Gabrielle Hammond

Votes: 100

41. Jubilee (2000)

94 min | Comedy

5.6
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Billy is trying to organize the biggest celebration the town has seen - the 75th Jubilee of their school. In doing this, he is trying to redeem himself in the eyes of his family, but an old flame of his wife returns .

Director: Michael Hurst | Stars: Cliff Curtis, Theresa Healey, Jaime Passier-Armstrong, Charley Murphy Samau

Votes: 101

42. Market Forces (1998– )

8.4
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MARKET FORCES the play had its premiere at the Wellington Arts Festival in 1996. Within two days of opening the season was sold out. This pattern continued to be repeated with every ... See full summary »

Stars: Katherine Beasley, Stuart Devenie, Jodie Dorday, Ray Henwood

Votes: 8

43. Old Scores (1991)

93 min | Comedy

7.3
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Former Welsh rugby hero Bleddyn Morgan has his life in New Zealand interrupted by a deathbed confession that leads to a replay of a controversial 1966 All Blacks/Wales rugby match - with ... See full summary »

Director: Alan Clayton | Stars: John Bach, Tony Barry, Roy Billing, Alison Bruce

Votes: 41

44. Space Knights (1989– )

Fantasy, Sci-Fi

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The King Arthur myth poured into a zany universe of Knights of the Round Space Station, Vader-esque villains, and laser lance jousting.

Stars: Roy Baldwin, David Cameron, Alistair Douglas, Jon Finlayson

45. Alexander Graham Bell: The Sound and the Silence (1991 TV Movie)

420 min | Biography, Drama

7.1
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Director: John Kent Harrison | Stars: John Bach, Ian Bannen, Vanessa Vaughan, Brenda Fricker

Votes: 66

46. Pirates Island (1991 TV Movie)

Action, Adventure, Drama

7.1
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A bunch of city kids in a balloon got stranded on a remote and uncharted tropical island terrorized by pirates.The entire island is still living in the long gone past, centuries behind our ... See full summary »

Director: Viktors Ritelis | Stars: Beth Buchanan, Brian Rooney, Sancho Gracia, John Jarratt

Votes: 30

47. The Boy from Andromeda (1991– )

97 min | Family, Sci-Fi

6.7
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A small alien child lands on Earth and is taken in by several Earth children.

Stars: Katrina Hobbs, Jane Creswell, Fiona Kay, Anthony Samuels

Votes: 48

48. Spies and Lies (2010 TV Movie)

25 min | Drama

7.3
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Based on the book: 'The Plot to Subvert Wartime New Zealand' by Hugh Price A true story. 1942. New Zealand is at war. Times are desperate. The Japanese invasion seems imminent. At this ... See full summary »

Director: Simon Bennett | Stars: David Aston, James Beaumont, Kama Brown, Jonny Brugh

Votes: 27

49. This Town

Comedy | Post-production

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Director: David White

50. Ihaka: Blunt Instrument (2001 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 95 min | Crime, Drama

5.7
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Cop Ihaka's arrest with a bat in Auckland, NZ, "earns" him a 2 week int'l cop symposium in Sydney. A training program of a 3 y.o. old rape and murder case is taken seriously by Ihaka - to his cute cop partner's dismay. Action follows.

Director: Peter Fisk | Stars: Temuera Morrison, Rebecca Gibney, Linal Haft, Olivia Pigeot

Votes: 125


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