Hunt for the Wilderpeople is a comedy movie for preteens directed by Taika Waititi. It was released in 2016 and starred Sam Neill, Julian Dennison, and Rhys Darby. It is about a wacky kid trying to stay with his foster family.
Shopping is a New Zealand 2013 coming-of-age movie directed by Mark Albiston and Louis Sutherland. It was released in 2013 and won numerous awards in local and international film fests. It starred Kevin Paulo and Julian Dennison.
Paper Planes is a drama and inspirational movie for children directed by Robert Connolly. It was released in 2015 and starred Sam Worthington, Ed Oxenbould, and Julian Dennison. It is about a boy and his journey to the World Paper Plane Championship.