Hunt for the Wilderpeople (2016)

Hunt for the Wilderpeople was released on DVD on September 27, 2016
Hunt for the Wilderpeople cover


Raised on hip-hop and foster care, defiant city kid Ricky gets a fresh start in the New Zealand countryside. He quickly finds himself at home with his new foster family: the loving Aunt Bella, the cantankerous Uncle Hec, and dog Tupac. When a tragedy strikes that threatens to ship Ricky to another home, both he and Hec go on the run in the 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. Equal parts road comedy and rousing adventure story, director Taika Waititi (WHAT WE DO IN THE SHADOWS, upcoming THOR: RAGNORAK) masterfully weaves lively humor with emotionally honest performances by Sam Neill and Julian Dennison. A hilarious, touching crowd-pleaser, HUNT FOR THE WILDERPEOPLE reminds us about the journey that growing up is (at any age) and those who help us along the way.

Reviews & Ratings:

8.0 98% User Reviews (0)


US DVD Release Date September 27, 2016
UK DVD Release Date UK - Not announced
Australia DVD Release Date AU - Not announced

In Theaters:

Complete Movie Details

Run time93 Minutes
Theater Release DateJune 24, 2016
DVD Release DateSeptember 27, 2016
ActorsSam Neill, Julian Dennison, Rima Te Wiata, Rachel House, Tioreore Ngatai-Melbourne, Oscar Kightley, Stan Walker, Mike Minogue, Cohen Holloway, Rhys Darby
DirectorTaika Waititi
StudioThe Orchard
MPAA PG-13 (Rated PG-13 for thematic elements including violent content, and for some language)
Genre(s)Comedy, Drama
Official FB Hunt for the Wilderpeople Facebook Page
Watch Movie Trailer
Hunt for the Wilderpeople Trailer
Where to Rent
Netflix Redbox

Today's Most Popular Movies

Hunt for the Wilderpeople Photos

Tells us what you think about "Hunt for the Wilderpeople"