Hunt for the Wilderpeople

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2016 | PG-13 | Comedy | 1hr, 33m

Julian Dennison plays Ricky, a defiant young city kid who finds himself on the run with his cantankerous foster uncle (Sam Neill) in the wild New Zealand bush. As a national manhunt ensues, the newly ... more

In Movie Theaters U.S.

Friday, June 24, 2016

On DVD

Tuesday, September 27, 2016

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DIRECTOR

Taika Waititi

Screenwriter

Taika Waititi

Companies

The Orchard

Rating MPAA

PG-13 for thematic elements including violent content, and for some language

Storyline

Julian Dennison plays Ricky, a defiant young city kid who finds himself on the run with his cantankerous foster uncle (Sam Neill) in the wild New Zealand bush. As a national manhunt ensues, the newly branded outlaws must face their options: go out in a blaze of glory or overcome their differences and survive as a family.
official plot version from theorchard.com

Trivia & Production Notes

  • Premiered at the 2016 Sundance Film Festival.

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