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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.
MPAA Rating PG-13
Release Date 2016-03-31
Runtime 101 minutes
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becca_sangwin shared a tip "Watched this last night and loved it! Hilarious and heartwarming."
yumi shared a tip "So funny and heartwarming at the same time. Another unique great Waititi movie, it‘s ”magestical”!!"
deena_chadwick shared a tip "Sad and sweet"
SoylentGreene shared a tip "Cute"
clara.h shared a tip "Hunt for the Wilderpeople is a masterpiece. It brings me joy every time I watch it. Highly recommend."
kat_schamel shared a tip "A really great adventure movie with a whole lot of heart."
aman_tugnawat shared a tip "It's a great family night out comedy movie!"
nicky_snyder shared a tip "Laughter and tears and good people doing stupid things. Perfect!"
thedarkfields shared a tip "One of the greatest unknown comedies ever made"
madison_friesen_3882 shared a tip "A fun, hilarious, and unique story!! In my top 10 favourite movies!"
priya_moraes shared a tip "The birthday song but really any part of this movie is gold"
kevin_brown_2328 shared a tip "Great story. Unexpected."
moebuttons shared a tip "I'm fairly certain this movie actually has a soul, the odd couple for our generation."
shayla_mazer shared a tip "taika waititi once again proves that he is just the best."
makeda_ahava shared a tip "Funny and interesting look at life in New Zealand."
alyssa_blake shared a tip "One of my very favorites."
nathan_carley shared a tip "Several but I thought the car chase scene was pretty funny."
betsy_broadwater shared a tip "Amazing"
auntgigi shared a tip "Cute, funny, sweet, tween and above family movie"
auntgigi shared a tip "Loved it, funny, sweet, silly, deep, all the feels!"
codi_green shared a tip "I always have the birthday song stuck in my head."
holly_mccomas_943 shared a tip "This is one of the best movies ever."
julia_miller_9969 shared a tip "Yes! Loved it. New Zealand humor, surprising, endearing. Kinda like Up but in the woods for adults lol."
victoria_whitlock shared a tip "Hilarious and heart warming. Highly recommended."
52dannyd_. shared a tip "A sudden surprise! I didn't think I would like it that much but ended up laughing and loving it. Great movie."
shelly_simmons shared a tip "Great movie to watch with your kids. 9 year old son loved this and laughed most of the way through."
ann_neumann shared a tip "Laughter and beautiful scenery!"
meghan_young_7316 shared a tip "Fantastic movie"
marlena_dyrcz shared a tip "Suuuper cute and hilarious!"
mister_darthy shared a tip "One of the best movies of all time. A dog dies and it's still one of the best movies I'll always recommend."
leah_vallis shared a tip "Hilarious and heartfelt."
julie_metz shared a tip "Lol funny and poignant, quirky"
tj_sedgwick shared a tip "Plenty of twist and turns, Taika Waititi is a genius"
paige_lewis_8191 shared a tip "Best movie ever. Great comedy and a great plot. I love it!!!"
lucy_picco shared a tip "It’s a great movie@netflix"
lexie_gekler shared a tip "Something weird and heart warming"
m.a._p. shared a tip "I love, love, love this story! Great understated humor. The birthday song is exquisite!"
lydia_theobald shared a tip "The perfect balance of emotion and comedy. Heavy in all the right places and a perfect, fresh, funny light in all the rest."
royo_drawinz shared a tip "Based off the book wild pork and watercress,great book,great film!"