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Summary 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 t...

Hunt for the Wilderpeople
Metascore Universal Acclaim Based on 30 Critic Reviews
must-see
81
User Score Universal Acclaim Based on 235 User Ratings
8.1
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Summary 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 t...

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Metascore
Universal Acclaim Based on 30 Critic Reviews
81
93% Positive
28 Reviews
7% Mixed
2 Reviews
0% Negative
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Metascore
Universal Acclaim Based on 30 Critic Reviews
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93% Positive
28 Reviews
7% Mixed
2 Reviews
0% Negative
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Universal Acclaim Based on 235 User Ratings
8.1
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210 Ratings
7% Mixed
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3% Negative
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Universal Acclaim Based on 235 User Ratings
8.1
89% Positive
210 Ratings
7% Mixed
17 Ratings
3% Negative
8 Ratings

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Production Company Piki Films, Defender Films, Curious Film
Release Date Jun 24, 2016
Duration 1 h 41 m
Rating PG-13
Tagline Nature just got gangster
New Zealand Film and TV Awards (II)
• 6 Wins & 10 Nominations
Empire Awards, UK
5 Nominations
Film Club's The Lost Weekend
• 3 Wins & 3 Nominations