Cliff Curtis

Biography: Cliff Curtis was born in Rotorua, Aotearoa, New Zealand, on July 27, 1968. Cliff is of New Zealand Maori descent. In his youth he learned traditional Maori fighting styles and later enrolled at the New Zealand Drama School, and then the Teatro Dmitri Scoula in Switzerland. Cliff was cast in The Piano in 1993, but returned to New Zealand from Europe to star in the New Zealand films Desperate Remedies (1993), Once Were Warriors (1994), and Jubilee in 2000. In Hollywood films, Cliff has played a variety of different roles and ethnicities. He has starred in films like The Insider (1999), Blow (2001), Training Day (2001), Whale Rider (2002), Runaway Jury (2003), and most recently in Live Free or Die Hard and 10,000 B.C.

Cliff Curtis' Scores

  • Movies
  • TV
Average career score: 55
Highest Metascore: 89 The Piano
Lowest Metascore: 19 Virus
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 11 out of 24
  2. Negative: 7 out of 24
24 movie reviews
Title: Year: Credit: User score:
77 The Dark Horse Apr 1, 2016 Executive Producer / Genesis / Genesis 7.1
70 Boy Mar 2, 2012 Producer 7.9
64 Sunshine Jul 20, 2007 Searle 7.3
69 Live Free or Die Hard Jun 27, 2007 FBI Deputy Director Miguel Bowman 6.9
68 Fracture Apr 20, 2007 Detective Flores 8.7
61 Runaway Jury Oct 17, 2003 Frank Herrera 8.0
80 Whale Rider Jun 6, 2003 Porourangi 5.5
69 Training Day Oct 5, 2001 Smiley 9.0
70 Bringing Out the Dead Oct 22, 1999 Cy Coates 3.7
82 Three Kings Oct 1, 1999 Amir Abdulah 8.9
89 The Piano Nov 1, 1993 Mana 8.0