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  • Come Back Anytime
  • The Princess
  • Ruby's Choice
  • Where The Crawdads Sing
  • Cabaret: 50th Anniversary
  • The Quiet Girl
  • The Gardener
  • The Phantom Of The Open
  • Thor: Love and Thunder
  • Elvis
  • Top Gun: Maverick
  • Whetū Mārama: Bright Star
  • Benediction
  • Whina
  • Moonage Daydream
  • Gloriavale
  • A Stitch in Time
  • Andre Rieu Happy Days Are Here Again
  • NT Live 2022: Straight Line Crazy
  • NT Live 2022: The Book of Dust
  • NT Live 2022: Henry V
  • NT Live 2022: Prima Facie
  • Good Luck to You, Leo Grande
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★★★½ "Bullet Train might be just be your favourite film of the year." - Stuff.co.nz.  In Bullet Train, Brad Pitt stars as Ladybug, an unlucky assassin…
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★★★★★ "One of the sweetest and most enjoyable films of the year." - Stuff.co.nz.  Self-taught ramen master Masamoto Ueda and his wife Kazuko have run their…
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★★★★½ "engrossing, enlightening and heartbreaking" - Stuff.co.nz.   The Princess tells the story of Princess Diana exclusively through contemporaneous archival…
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Starring two-time Golden Globe Winner Jane Seymour OBE, Ruby’s Choice is a poignant tale that follows three generations of strong women. Bonded by shared…
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Jodie Comer (Killing Eve) makes her West End debut in the UK premiere of Suzie Miller’s award-winning play. Tessa is a young, brilliant barrister. She has…
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★★★½ (3.5/4) "A strong, satisfying film welcomes movie audiences into the world of the marsh. One of the most faithful literary adaptations in years" -…
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★★★★★ "An honest and perfect act of storytelling. Hugely recommended" - Stuff.co.nz.   RURAL IRELAND. 1981. A quiet, neglected girl is sent away from her…
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★★★★½ "Not to be missed. An anarchic pulsating exhilarating dive into history and music" - Newshub.  From Oscar-nominated visionary filmmaker Baz Luhrmann…
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★★★★★ "One hundred percent worth the wait and a cracking five star watch." - Newshub.  97% Certified Fresh - Rotten Tomatoes After more than thirty years of…
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★★★★ “Taika’s Thor-quel is a big, beautiful blast. You’ll love it, and probably thunder it too. What a classic Thor adventure!" - Empire.  The film finds Thor…
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Shortly before his passing at the age of 86, influential gardener and horticulturalist Frank Cabot recounted his personal quest for perfection at Les Quatre…
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★★★★½ "A feel-good flick for the whole family" - Stuff.co.nz.  The Phantom of the Open tells the remarkable true story of Maurice Flitcroft, a crane operator…
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★★★★★ "A must see Kiwi movie." "A terrific, timely and absolutely engrossing portrait of Hek's life and work." "Film-makers Aileen O'Sullivan and Toby Mills…
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★★★★½ "A quiet, piercing, slow-burning and yet incandescent film." - Stuff.co.nz.  Benediction is the true story of English poet, writer and soldier Siegfried…
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★★★★½ "An extraordinary and gripping account of an exceptional life and times" - Stuff.co.nz.   The story of Dame Whina Cooper, the beloved Māori matriarch who…
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Nancy Stokes, a retired school teacher and widow, is yearning for some adventure, some human connection, and some sex. Good sex. Whilst her husband Robert…
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What good is sitting all alone in your room? Come hear the music play - life is a cabaret, old chum! For the first time in many years the fabulous CABARET…
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    11 Aug 2022
What good is sitting all alone in your room? Come hear the music play - life is a cabaret, old chum! For the first time in many years the fabulous CABARET…
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    11 Aug 2022
The hilarious smash hit French comedy written and directed by, and starring Jérôme Commandeur (Welcome to the sticks, Ma famille t’adore déjà). Vincent, a long…
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“What’s a bad miracle?” Oscar® winner Jordan Peele disrupted and redefined modern horror with Get Out and then Us. Now, he reimagines the summer movie with a…
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    18 Aug 2022
Q&A PREVIEW SCREENING WITH DIRECTOR FERGUS GRADY - TUE 16 AUGUST, 6PM AT PETONE - BOOK NOW!  GLORIAVALE is an observational documentary examining the…
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    18 Aug 2022
Nancy Stokes, a retired school teacher and widow, is yearning for some adventure, some human connection, and some sex. Good sex. Whilst her husband Robert…
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    18 Aug 2022
Kit Harington (Game of Thrones) plays the title role in Shakespeare’s thrilling study of nationalism, war, and the psychology of power. Fresh to the throne,…
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    25 Aug 2022
WINNER – 2021 SARLAT FILM FESTIVAL – Audience Prize (Best Film) & Best Actress.  The legendary Daniel Auteuil gives one of his most superlative screen…
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    25 Aug 2022
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    25 Aug 2022
Inspired by one of the most beloved British classic novels of all time, THE RAILWAY CHILDREN RETURN is an enchanting, moving, and heart-warming adventure for a…
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    25 Aug 2022
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    25 Aug 2022
Q&A PREVIEW SCREENING - WITH DIRECTOR SASHA HADDEN & STAR MAGGIE BLINCO - WED 24 AUGUST, 10.45AM AT PETONE - BOOK NOW!  A heart-warming story about former…
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    27 Aug 2022
The wait is over! After 2 long years, maestro André Rieu is performing from his hometown of Maastricht once again! We are proud to present André’s brand-new…
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    01 Sep 2022
Inspired by actual events, MURU is the story of a local Police Sergeant ‘Taffy’ Tāwharau (Cliff Curtis), who must choose between duty to his badge or his…
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    01 Sep 2022
A scholar, content with life, encounters a Djinn who offers her three wishes in exchange for his freedom. Their conversation, in a hotel room in Istanbul, leads…
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    08 Sep 2022
- OFFICIAL SELECTION - CANNES 2021 - When André, 85, has a stroke, Emmanuèle hurries to her father’s bedside. Sick and half-paralysed in his hospital bed, he…
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    15 Sep 2022
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    15 Sep 2022
From Oscar-nominated filmmaker Brett Morgen, director of Cobain: Montage of Heck, and featuring never-before-seen concert footage, MOONAGE DAYDREAM is an…
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    15 Sep 2022
In the West End of 1950s London, plans for a movie version of a smash-hit play come to an abrupt halt after a pivotal member of the crew is murdered. When…
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    15 Sep 2022
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    15 Sep 2022
When a billionaire entrepreneur impulsively decides to create an iconic movie, he demands the best. Renowned filmmaker Lola Cuevas (Penélope Cruz) is recruited…
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Set twelve years before the epic His Dark Materials trilogy, this gripping adaptation revisits Phillip Pullman’s fantastical world in which waters are rising…
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    22 Sep 2022
The legendary Gerard Depardieu brings to remarkable life one of the most beloved characters from 20th century crime fiction in MAIGRET, the masterfully directed…
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    22 Sep 2022
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    22 Sep 2022
In “DC League of Super-Pets,” Krypto the Super-Dog and Superman are inseparable best friends, sharing the same superpowers and fighting crime in Metropolis side…
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    06 Oct 2022
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    06 Oct 2022
Alice (Florence Pugh) and Jack (Harry Styles) are lucky to be living in the idealized community of Victory, the experimental company town housing the men who…
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    06 Oct 2022
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    06 Oct 2022
Based on the best-selling book series by Bernard Waber, Lyle, Lyle, Crocodile is a live-action / CGI musical comedy that brings this beloved character to a new,…
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    13 Oct 2022
Básculas Blanco, a Spanish company producing industrial scales in a provincial Spanish town awaits the imminent visit from a committee which holds its fate in…
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    20 Oct 2022
In partnership with the House of Dior, MRS. HARRIS GOES TO PARIS tells the story of a widowed cleaning lady in 1950s London who falls madly in love with a…
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    20 Oct 2022
Ralph Fiennes (Antony & Cleopatra) leads the cast in David Hare’s (Skylight) blazing account of the most powerful man in New York, a master manipulator whose…
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    27 Oct 2022
Another iconic Disney film gets a Reo Māori twist. When their kingdom becomes trapped in perpetual winter, fearless Anna joins forces with mountaineer Kristoff…
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    03 Nov 2022
A fascinating and richly intricate tale that brilliantly weaves historical fact with fiction for a timely, cinematic experience, 20th Century Studios’ and New…
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    03 Nov 2022
Everybody Hates Johan is an explosive comedy about the life of Johan, a small town loner with a flair for dynamite who finds himself in constant conflict with…
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    03 Nov 2022
There is no painter in the world both more famous and less known than Edvard Munch. The debt contemporary culture has towards Munch is impressive, from Andy…
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    10 Nov 2022
In Marvel Studios’ Black Panther: Wakanda Forever, Queen Ramonda (Angela Bassett), Shuri (Letitia Wright), M’Baku (Winston Duke), Okoye (Danai Gurira), and the…
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    24 Nov 2022
Inkeri, 75, after hitting her husband on the head with a frying pan, flees with her two sisters Raili and Sylvi. The journey through Finland is filled with…
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    15 Dec 2022
Set more than a decade after the events of the first film, AVATAR 2 begins to tell the story of the Sully family (Jake, Neytiri and their kids), the trouble…
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    05 Jan 2023
From New Line Cinema comes “Shazam! Fury of the Gods,” which continues the story of teenage Billy Batson who, upon reciting the magic word “SHAZAM!,” is…
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Location
  • Petone
  • Cuba
  • Pauatahanui
Film
  • Bullet Train
  • Come Back Anytime
  • The Princess
  • Ruby's Choice
  • Where The Crawdads Sing
  • Cabaret: 50th Anniversary
  • The Quiet Girl
  • The Gardener
  • The Phantom Of The Open
  • Thor: Love and Thunder
  • Elvis
  • Top Gun: Maverick
  • Whetū Mārama: Bright Star
  • Benediction
  • Whina
  • Moonage Daydream
  • Gloriavale
  • A Stitch in Time
  • Andre Rieu Happy Days Are Here Again
  • NT Live 2022: Straight Line Crazy
  • NT Live 2022: The Book of Dust
  • NT Live 2022: Henry V
  • NT Live 2022: Prima Facie
  • Good Luck to You, Leo Grande
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