Best Movies of Cliff Curtis

Sunshine (2007)

Aggregate Rating: 167 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 64 | Earnings: $3.68M

A team of international astronauts are sent on a dangerous mission to reignite the dying Sun with a nuclear fission bomb in 2057.


Whale Rider (2002)

Aggregate Rating: 159 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 80 | Earnings: $20.77M

A contemporary story of love, rejection and triumph as a young Maori girl fights to fulfill a destiny her grandfather refuses to recognize.


The Dark Horse (2014)

Aggregate Rating: 152 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 77 | Earnings: $0.06M

A brilliant but troubled New Zealand chess champion finds purpose by teaching underprivileged children about the rules of chess and life.


Doctor Sleep (2019)

Aggregate Rating: 146 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 59 | Earnings: null

Years following the events of "The Shining," a now-adult Dan Torrance must protect a young girl with similar powers from a cult known as The True Knot, who prey on children with powers to remain immortal.


The Meg (2018)

Aggregate Rating: 118 | Imdb: 5 | Metascore: 46 | Earnings: $143.01M

After escaping an attack by what he claims was a 70-foot shark, Jonas Taylor must confront his fears to save those trapped in a sunken submersible.


Risen (2016)

Aggregate Rating: 117 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 51 | Earnings: $36.87M

In 33 AD, a Roman Tribune in Judea is tasked to find the missing body of an executed Jew rumored to have risen from the dead.


10,000 BC (2008)

Aggregate Rating: 91 | Imdb: 5 | Metascore: 34 | Earnings: $94.77M

A prehistoric epic that follows a young mammoth hunter's journey through uncharted territory to secure the future of his tribe.


A Thousand Words (2012)

Aggregate Rating: 88 | Imdb: 5 | Metascore: 26 | Earnings: $18.44M

After stretching the truth on a deal with a spiritual guru, literary agent Jack McCall finds a Bodhi tree on his property. Its appearance holds a valuable lesson on the consequences of every word he speaks.


Kahu & Maia (1994)

Aggregate Rating: 72 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 0 | Earnings: null

Lead Role: Cliff Curtis, Vanessa Rare, | Director: David Blyth,

Maia is caught between past and present when KAHU threatens to come between her and her husband.


Desperate Remedies (1993)

Aggregate Rating: 69 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 0 | Earnings: $0.07M

In a town called Hope on the edge of Britain's empire, desperations clash: the beautiful Dorothea Brook is desperate to free her pregnant sister Rose from the clutches of Fraser, a fortune ...


River Queen (2005)

Aggregate Rating: 60 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 0 | Earnings: null

An intimate story set during the 1860s in which a young Irish woman Sarah and her family find themselves on both sides of the turbulent wars between British and Maori during the British colonization of New Zealand.


Jubilee (2000)

Aggregate Rating: 57 | Imdb: 5 | Metascore: 0 | Earnings: null


Chicken (1996)

Aggregate Rating: 51 | Imdb: 5 | Metascore: 0 | Earnings: null

Dwight Serrento, once a pop-icon is now reduced to doing commercials for fried chicken. To revive his career he stages his own death. Unfortunately, chicken loving maniac Zeke finds out ...


Spooked (2004)

Aggregate Rating: 49 | Imdb: 4 | Metascore: 0 | Earnings: null

A thriller loosely based on Ian Wishart's book The Paradise Conspiracy, about the mysterious death of a New Zealander who happened upon international banking records after purchasing a used computer.