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Hunt for the Wilderpeople

Movie
2016
1h 41m
PG-13
English
Adventure, Comedy, Drama
User Score: 
8
Critic Score: 
89
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Ricky is a defiant young city kid who finds himself on the run with his cantankerous foster uncle in the wild New Zealand bush. A national manhunt ensues, and the two are forced to put aside their differences and work together to survive.
Hunt for the Wilderpeople Poster

Hunt for the Wilderpeople

PG-13
Movie
2016
1h 41m
English
Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Ricky is a defiant young city kid who finds himself on the run with his cantankerous foster uncle in the wild New Zealand bush. A national manhunt ensues, and the two are forced to put aside their differences and work together to survive.
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Hunt for the Wilderpeople (2016) on IMDb
CRITIC SCORE
89

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Directed By: Taika Waititi
Written By: Taika Waititi (Screenplay), Barry Crump (Novel)

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CinemanicBonkers says...
8 years ago
This film is a alternative of the pixar film UP, how it should of been between the old man, and the boy ha so this is where Sam Neill got to, from hunting dinosaurs.. to now hunting wild pigs while on the run in the bush with a kid that calls him uncle.. This film takes you on a crazy, funny, wtf adventure, you also get a good sound track on the way, and you'll meet some weird characters on the way like Psycho Sam... yes that's what he calls himself..
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faithful soul says...
8 years ago
Quite simply one of the best films of the year.
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Enki345 says...
8 years ago
Great movie, deeply enjoyed by me, strongly recommend it. But even though it's an awesome fucking movie, it's nowhere as good as any of Waititi's other movies.
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Mr. Sackamano says...
6 years ago
Knew it would be cute...no idea it would be top notch
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Featured User Reviews

nicoleahmed
10/10  6 months ago
A perfect film for me. Hilarious and heartwarming and all the emotions in between. Quirky high quality performances but the film keeps it's independent local kiwi vibe (which i adored).

I love the overarching themes of irregular people finding companionship and love through adventure, rebellion, n More
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Kamurai
4 years ago
Great watch, would watch again, and can recommend.

WARNING: Sad dog scene.

Julian Dennison ("Deadpool 2") and Sam Neill ("Jurassic Park") give an amazing performance as grumpy unlikeable pair of guys purposely lost in the wilderness.

For an "foster kid" trope, this movie really has it all. More
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SierraKiloBravo
4 years ago
Click here for a video version of this review: https://youtu.be/ZbeHUdtgPkA

New Zealand has a long history of quirky movies, and _Hunt for the Wilderpeople_ is a great addition to the fold. Written and directed by Taika Waititi, this 2016 film stars Sam Neill and Julian Dennison. It was a big hit More
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Reno
6 years ago
**He finally found his place, and now it's in jeopardy!**

The fourth feature film for the Kiwi director Taika Waititi. I loved all his films except the previous one, despite it was a famous title that the world loved, I'm not. So according to me this is a great comeback after a cheap vampire mock More
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