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Thumbnail from title in Horror | NZ On Screen
Thumbnail from title in Horror | NZ On Screen
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Thumbnail from title in Horror | NZ On Screen
Thumbnail from title in Horror | NZ On Screen
Thumbnail from title in Horror | NZ On Screen
Thumbnail from title in Horror | NZ On Screen
Thumbnail from title in Horror | NZ On Screen
Thumbnail from title in Horror | NZ On Screen
Thumbnail from title in Horror | NZ On Screen
Thumbnail from title in Horror | NZ On Screen
Thumbnail from title in Horror | NZ On Screen

Horror

Horror

New Zealand filmmakers have won a global reputation thanks to their knack for horror. Along the way they have won fulsome acclaim (Braindead, Housebound, The Ugly ) and occasional arguments as to what actually counts as a horror tale (Braindead, Under the Mountain, Trail Run). Early entries — starting with the mutant shenanigans of Death Warmed Up in 1984 — were often of the splatter variety, laden with gory bits. This collection of Kiwi horror also finds room for visions inspired by Frankenstein, writer Margaret Mahy...and milk.

Death Warmed Up

Film, 1984 (Trailer, Excerpts, and Extras)

Mr Wrong

Film, 1985 (Trailer and Excerpts)

The Haunting of Barney Palmer

Television, 1986 (Full Length)

So Free

The Rickshaws, Music Video, 2008

Housebound

Film, 2014 (Trailer and Excerpts)

Bride of Frankenstein

Toy Love, Music Video, 1980

What We Do in the Shadows

Film, 2014 (Trailer)

Braindead

Film, 1992 (Trailer)

Series

Mataku

Television, 2001–2005

Ao-Terror-Oa - Episodes

Web, 2017 (Full Length Episodes)

Delirium

Short Film, 2019 (Full Length)

Rotting Hill

Short Film, 2011 (Full Length)

Under the Mountain - The Alien World Below (Episode Four)

Television, 1981 (Full Length Episode)

Black Sheep

Film, 2007 (Trailer, Excerpts, and Extras)

Deathgasm

Film, 2015 (Trailer and Excerpts)

The Killian Curse - First Episode

Television, 2006 (Full Length Episode)

The Murder House

Short Film, 1998 (Full Length)

About Face - The Lamb of God

Television, 1985 (Full Length)

The Ugly

Film, 1997 (Trailer and Excerpts)

Trial Run

Film, 1984 (Trailer and Excerpts)

The French Doors

Short Film, 2001 (Full Length)

Larger Than Life

Short Film, 1997 (Full Length)

Trial Run

Film, 1984 (Trailer and Excerpts)

The Locals

Film, 2003 (Trailer and Excerpts)

Moonrise (aka Grampire)

Film, 1992 (Trailer and Excerpts)

When Night Falls

Film, 2007 (Full Length)

The Scarecrow

Film, 1981 (Excerpts)

Next of Kin

Film, 1982 (Excerpts)

A Haunting We Will Go - Cellar Ghost

Television, 1980 (Full Length Episode)

Jack Be Nimble

Film, 1993 (Trailer and Excerpts)

The Brain that Wouldn't Die

Tall Dwarfs, Music Video, 1984

The Irrefutable Truth about Demons

Film, 2000 (Trailer and Excerpts)

Freaky - First Episode

Television, 2003 (Full Length)

The Lost Tribe

Film, 1983 (Trailer and Excerpts)

The Devil's Rock

Film, 2011 (Trailer and Excerpts)

Fresh Meat

Film, 2012 (Trailer, Excerpts, and Extras)

Perfect Creature

Film, 2006 (Trailer and Excerpts)

Coming Home in the Dark

Film, 2021 (Trailer)

The Frighteners

Film, 1996 (Trailer)

Reunion

Film, 2020 (Trailer)

I Survived a Zombie Holocaust

Film, 2014 (Trailer and Excerpts)

Wound

Film, 2010 (Trailer and Excerpts)

Ghost Bride

Film, 2013 (Trailer and Excerpts)

The Dead Room

Film, 2015 (Trailer)

Spookers

Film, 2017 (Trailer)

Shadow in the Cloud

Film, 2021 (Trailer)

Come to Daddy

Film, 2019 (Trailer)

The Creakers

Short Film, 1997 (Full Length)