List of popular movies from New Zealand, listed by popularity with movie trailers when available. All prominent movies shot in New Zealand are included. This list of famous films made in New Zealand includes additional information about the movies, such as who directed them and what genre they are. Any top rated movies made in New Zealand should appear on this list, with the most well-known ones at the top. The most popular cinema of New Zealand is included below, so if you see a movie that's missing then it probably isn't very well-known.List ranges from The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King to The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring, plus much more. This list answers the questions "What movies were shot in New Zealand?"