MILLION DOLLAR FEATURE FILMS AT NEW ZEALAND CINEMAS

(As of 10 April 2021, rounded to nearest $100 in ticket sales. The New Zealand amount are expressed in New Zealand dollars. The parenthetical amount is the world gross in US dollars)




Lord of the Rings/Fellowship of the Ring - 2001-02 - $14,539,900 ($887,840,300)

Lord of the Rings/Return of the King - 2003-04 - $13,591,000 ($1,141,982,200)

The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey - 2012-13 - $13,490,100 ($1,017,003,600)

Hunt for the Wilderpeople - 2016 - $12,890,800 ($22,591,600)

Lord of the Rings/The Two Towers - 2002-03 - $12,138,100 ($951,208,100)

The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug - 2013-14 - $9,418,900 ($958,366,900)

Boy - 2010 - $9,322,000 ($43,551,200)

King Kong - 2005-6 - $8,961,100 ($562,363,400)

The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies - 2014-15 - $8,076,600 ($956,019,800)

The World's Fastest Indian - 2005 - $7,047,000 ($18,297,700)

Once Were Warriors - 1994-95 - $6,795,000 ($6,025,300)

Whale Rider - 2003 - $6,400,000 ($41,063,000)

Jojo Rabbit - 2019 - $5,528,100 ($90,335,000)

The Piano - 1993-94 - $4,279,800 ($116,696,000)

Sione's Wedding - 2006 - $4,075,000 ($2,993,300)

The Lovely Bones - 2009-10 - $3,429,800 ($93,621,300)

What Becomes of the Broken Hearted - 1999 - $3,201,000

What we do in the Shadows - 2014 - $2,595,000 ($6,946,800)

The Dark Horse - 2014 - $2,498,700 ($1,862,100)

District 9 - 2009 - $2,468,700 ($210,819,600)

Footrot Flats - 1986-87 - $2,420,000

The Breaker Upperers - 2018 - $1,953,300 ($2,767,400)

Second-Hand Wedding - 2008 - $1,913,000 ($1,333,100)

Sione's 2: Unfinished Business - 2012 - $1,817,000 ($1,261,700)

Untouchable Girls - 2009 - $1,814,000 ($1,820,400)

Mortal Engines - 2018 - $1,743,000 ($83,672,700)

Goodbye Pork Pie - 1981 - $1,600,000

Savage - 2019 - $1,544,900 ($1,289,800)

In My Father's Den - 2004 - $1,506,000 ($1,627,800)

Mahana - 2016 - $1,490,800 ($914,700)

Poi E: The Story of our Song - 2016 - $1,428,500 ($903,779)

The Dead Lands - 2014 - $1,424,000 ($906,158)

Pork Pie - 2017 - $1,288,000 ($3,777,300)

Mt. Zion - 2013 - $1,284,000

Scarfies - 1999 - $1,260,000

Daffodils - 2019 - $1,244,100

Cousins - 2021 - $1,156,300

Home by Christmas - 2010 - $1,152,000

Out of the Blue - 2006 - $1,135,700

Born to Dance - 2015 - $1,111,000

Mr. Pip - 2013 - $1,103,500

River Queen - 2005 - $1,036,400

Heavenly Creatures - 1994-95 - $1,012,500 ($3,049,100)

Came a Hot Friday - 1985 - $1,000,000





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