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NZ Movie Release Dates - Coming Soon


New Zealand movie release dates gives you the lowdown on movies coming soon to New Zealand cinemas including reviews, image galleries and trailers for new movies.

So, if you love film, bookmark this page for the latest reviews and more on new NZ movie releases as well as complete movie session times for all Auckland cinemas.

This Week's New Film Releases

Opening on Thursday 15 Nov 2018
Independent sci-fi comedy following Riko (Jimi Jackson) whose humdrum life in New Zealand's Waikato is upended when he encounters crash-landed aliens.
Director
Shae Sterling
Starring
Thomas Sainsbury, Jimi Jackson, JoJo Waaka, Harry Summerfield, Ayham Ghalayini, Tane Huata, Tukairangi Maxwell
Black '47 (R13)
Hugo Weaving and James Frencheville lead this Western-like revenge thriller set in Ireland during the Great Famine. Played out of competition in Berlin and was officially selected for the Toronto International Film Festival.
Director
Lance Daly
Starring
Hugo Weaving, James Frecheville, Stephen Rea, Jim Broadbent, Freddie Fox, Barry Keoghan, Moe Dunford, Sarah Greene
The second installment of the "Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them" franchise which follows the adventures of Newt Scamander.
Trailer
Director
David Yates
Starring
Katherine Waterston, Johnny Depp, Zoë Kravitz, Eddie Redmayne, Ezra Miller, Jude Law
The second installment of the "Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them" franchise which follows the adventures of Newt Scamander.
Director
David Yates
Starring
Katherine Waterston, Johnny Depp, Zoë Kravitz, Eddie Redmayne, Ezra Miller, Jude Law
Over dinner, a group of lifelong friends plays a game where they are to share all incoming texts and calls with each other in this South Korean remake of the Italian comedy drama Perfect Strangers.
Director
J.Q. Lee
Starring
Jin-Woong Cho, Ji-Soo Kim, Seo-jin Lee, Ha-yoon Song, Ji Woo, Hae-jin Yoo, Jung-ah Yum
Sundance Grand Jury Prize-nominated documentary on celebrated Japanese artist Yayoi Kusama, aka the ‘Princess of Polka Dots’.
Director
Heather Lenz
Suzhou River's Xun Zhou stars in this Chinese romantic drama from Sundance Grand Jury Prize-nominated Japanese director Shunji Iwai.
Director
Shunji Iwai
Starring
Xun Zhou, Jiang Du, Hao Qin, Zifeng Zhang, Yanshu Wu, Enxi Deng
The film opens on his 17th successful escape – at the age of 70. Tucker and his crew (dubbed the “Over-the-Hill Gang”) continue an unprecedented string of bank robberies that confound the authorities and enchant the public. Wrapped up in the pursuit are detective JOHN HUNT (Ben Affleck), who becomes captivated with Forrest’s commitment to his craft, and a woman named JEWEL (Sissy Spacek), who the charming Forrest meets and falls for.
Trailer
Director
David Lowery
Starring
Robert Redford, Sissy Spacek, Casey Affleck, John David Washington
A traumatized veteran, unafraid of violence, tracks down missing girls for a living. When a job spins out of control, Joe's nightmares overtake him as a conspiracy is uncovered leading to what may be his death trip or his awakening.
Trailer
Director
Lynne Ramsay
Starring
Joaquin Phoenix, Judith Roberts, Ekaterina Samsonov, Frank Doman

Future Film Release Dates

Thursday 22 November 2018
Widows (tbc)
Thursday 29 November 2018
Creed 2 (tbc)
Thursday 06 December 2018

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