Hunt for the Wilderpeople

Hunt for the Wilderpeople (2016)

Nature just got gangster

  • Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama
  • Release Date: 2016-03-31
  • User Rating: 7.6/10 from 1763 ratings
  • Runtime: 1h 41min
  • Language: English
  • Production Company: Defender Films
  • Production Country: New Zealand
  • Director: Taika Waititi
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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.

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  • Sam Neill

    as Hec Faulkner
  • Julian Dennison

    as Ricky Baker
  • Rima Te Wiata

    as Bella M. Faulkner
  • Rachel House

    as Paula Hall
  • Rhys Darby

    as Psycho Sam
  • Oscar Kightley

    as Officer Andy
  • Tioreore Ngatai-Melbourne

    as Kahu
  • Troy Kingi

    as TK
  • Cohen Holloway

    as Hugh
  • Stan Walker

    as Ron
  • Mike Minogue

    as Joe
  • Hamish Parkinson

    as Gavin
  • Taika Waititi

    as Minister
  • Lloyd Scott

    as Tourist
  • Selena Wolfe

    as Organ Player
  • Mabelle Dennison

    as Church Lady
  • Sonia Spyve

    as Court Lawyer
  • Timothy Herbert

    as Court Lawyer
  • Stu Giles

    as Sick Man
  • Selina Woulfe

    as Organ Player
  • Tuss

    as Tupac
  • Finn

    as Zag
Writing Taika Waititi Screenplay
Directing Taika Waititi Director
Production Taika Waititi Producer
Art Neville Stevenson Production Design
Crew Glen Levy Stunt Driver
Camera Lachlan Milne Director of Photography
Production Leanne Saunders Producer
Production Matt Noonan Producer
Production Charlie McClellan Executive Producer
Editing Yana Gorskaya Editor
Editing Tom Eagles Editor
Editing Luke Haigh Editor
Production Sarah Cook Line Producer
Production Carthew Neal Producer
Production Stu Turner Casting
Writing Barry Crump Novel
Sound Lukasz Pawel Buda Original Music Composer
Sound Samuel Scott Original Music Composer
Sound Conrad Wedde Original Music Composer
Art Jon Lithgow Art Direction
Costume & Make-Up Kristin Seth Costume Design
Costume & Make-Up Jacinta Driver Makeup Artist
Production James Wallace Executive Producer