Top 10 Greatest Niue Movies of All Time

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1. Gary of the Pacific (2017)

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Director: Nigel McCulloch

Gary Vasis, a frustrated real estate agent, is thrust into the leadership role of a sinking Pacific island after he learns that his father is on the verge of passing away. – Niue Movies

2. The Island In Me (2021)

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Director: Gemma Cubero del Barrio

Narratively, the story follows three women on a journey to the remote Polynesian island of Pukapuku Atoll in the South Pacific Ocean where they explore memories, love, loss, identity, and a universal search for meaning. – Niue Movies

3. The Other Side of Heaven (2001)

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Director: Mitch Davis

John Groberg, a middle-class kid from Idaho Falls in the 1950s, sets off across the Pacific to become a missionary in the mysterious Tongan islands. Along the way, he’s faced with the loss of his family and the woman he’s dedicated his life to, Jean.

Over three years, he finds friendship and insight in strange places. His letters and thoughts over the miles tell the story of his sometimes-humorous and sometimes-humorous adventures with Jean. It’s a journey that will change his life forever as he navigates language barriers, physical exhaustion, and the Tongan people’s mistrust of the missionaries. – Niue Movies

4. Merry Christmas Mr. Lawrence (1983)

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Director: Nagisa Ōshima

The plot of the story follows British Major Jack ‘Strafer’ Celliers in Java in the year 1942 when he is captured by Japanese prisoners of war and brought before a court to be judged for surrender.

Upon hearing the Japanese soldiers’ plans to massacre the local inhabitants, he decides to surrender to prevent the massacre. Capt. Yonoi, the camp commander, is captivated by Jack and arranges for him to be taken to the hospital for medical care.

Colonel John Lawrence, a veteran of both Japan and the United Kingdom, acts as the link between the prisoners and Capt.

Yonoi. Upon leaving the hospital, Jack challenges Captain Yonoi to a duel, believing that he is possessed by demons and that their struggle will ultimately lead to the destruction of the British Empire. – Niue Movies

5. The Silent One (1984)

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Director: Yvonne Mackay

The story of a deaf and mute boy who is cast out of the sea at an early age and raised in a rural Polynesian settlement. Despite being ostracised by the villagers due to his lack of vocalization and their preconceived notions, Jonasi finds solace in the depths of the ocean.

Directed by New Zealand’s first female-directed drama, the film is based on the true story of Ian Mune and is set on the Cook Islands’ coral atoll. It is a captivating narrative that delves into the Pacific, the lives of the inhabitants of the village, and the mysterious. – Niue Movies


6. Vai (2019)

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Director: Amberley Jo Aumua

Nine female filmmakers from all over the Pacific made a film about one woman’s journey to be empowered through culture. It’s about Vai, an Indigenous character from each of the seven countries, played by an actress from each of them. – Niue Movies

7. The Legend of Johnny Lingo (2003)

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Director: Steven Ramirez

When a canoe bearing a baby boy shows up on an island in the South Pacific, he is welcomed as a gift from the gods and even accepted as his successor by the tribal chief.

But as time goes on and the tribe blames him for their hardships, he is eventually kicked off the island and forced to stay with the island’s most destitute inhabitants, including the alcoholic father of Mahana. Mahana is considered homely and unappealing, but Tama feels differently.

When he is old enough to build his boat to leave the island, Tama vows to return to Mahana in the future to fulfill his promise. One day, a miracle brings him to the island of one of the richest merchants in the islands, Johnny Lingo. Tama has learned a lot about life and about himself, as he serves Johnny Lingo. – Niue Movies

8. Stranded Pearl (2023)

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Director: Ken Khan

This romantic adventure movie follows a rich American woman who goes on a business trip with her new husband to the Cook Islands. But when they get there, they end up stuck on an island with a mysterious man who doesn’t seem to care about her.

Eventually, they escape the island, but his bad side is revealed. The story is full of intrigue, romance, and adventure, but it also has an element of surprise that would have been hard for a viewer to predict. It all starts with ‘Julia’, a loud and confident New York businesswoman who is the new president of an international real estate company, on the Cook Islands. – Niue Movies

9. Kia Orana (2014)

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Director: Lennie Hill

The Kia Orana short film is a vibrant, humorous comedy that lacks the necessary impact. Five warriors stumble upon a musical instrument embedded in the sand, providing them with a musical accompaniment. – Niue Movies

10. Burning of the Gods (2022)

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Director: Karin Williams

A plane arrives, a big cruise boat docks and a group of travelers set sail on a tropical island vacation. This idyllic paradise depends on petroleum imports to fuel its cars, motorcycles and boats, hotels, pumps, and machinery.

The film opens with the words of Niuean artist John Pule and continues with a visual tone poem without dialogue or narration, which delves into the past to reveal the future.

From luxurious resorts and luxurious lagoon excursions, the protagonist travels back in time to the beginning of the pandemic, the beginning of the exodus of the people, and the beginning of the Christian era when missionaries burned his atu and his marae.

At the end of the film, the protagonist reconnects with his tipuna who first settled the island a thousand years ago. This structure reflects Polynesian concepts of nonlinear time in which the past, present, and future all exist simultaneously. – Niue Movies