Hunt for the Wilderpeople Movie

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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 ...

U.S. Release Date

Hunt for the Wilderpeople release date was Friday, June 24, 2016. This was a Limited in theaters release.

On DVD

Tuesday, September 27, 2016

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Directed by

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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