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Temuera Morrison

IMDB : Temuera Morrison - IMDB(nm0607325)

1960-12-26

Rotorua, Île du Nord, Nouvelle-Zélande

Male

Biography

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Temuera Derek Morrison (born December 26, 1960) is a New Zealand actor. He has become one of the country's most famous stars for his roles as the abusive Jake "the Muss" Heke in 1994's Once Were Warriors and as bounty hunter Jango Fett and the Clone Troopers in the Star Wars series. He also voiced Boba Fett in the 2004 special edition of Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back. Description above from the Wikipedia article Temuera Morrison, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

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Filmography

Movie Name Release Date
Once Were Warriors

Once Were Warriors

A drama about a Maori family lving in Auckland, New Zealand. Lee Tamahori tells the story of Beth Heke’s strong will to keep her family together during times of unemployment and abuse from her violent and alcoholic husband.

1995-09-14
Speed 2: Cruise Control

Speed 2: Cruise Control

Sandra Bullock and Jason Patric star as a young couple whose dream cruise turns to terror when a lunatic computer genius (Willem Dafoe) sets a new course for destruction.

1997-06-13
Blueberry

Blueberry

U.S Marshal Mike Donovan has dark memories of the death of his first love. He keeps peace between the Americans and the natives who had temporarily adopted and taken care of him. The evil actions of a white sorcerer lead him to confront the villain in the Sacred Mountains, and, through shamanic rituals conquer his fears and uncover a suppressed memory he would much rather deny.

2004-02-11
Star Wars: Episode II - Attack of the Clones

Star Wars: Episode II - Attack of the Clones

Ten years after the invasion of Naboo, the galaxy is on the brink of civil war. Under the leadership of a renegade Jedi named Count Dooku, thousands of solar systems threaten to break away from the Galactic Republic. When an assassination attempt is made on Senator Padmé Amidala, the former Queen of Naboo, twenty-year-old Jedi apprentice Anakin Skywalker is assigned to protect her. In the course of his mission, Anakin discovers his love for Padmé as well as his own darker side. Soon, Anakin, Padmé, and Obi-Wan Kenobi are drawn into the heart of the Separatist movement and the beginning of the Clone Wars.

2002-05-16
Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith

Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith

Years after the onset of the Clone Wars, the noble Jedi Knights lead a massive clone army into a galaxy-wide battle against the Separatists. When the sinister Sith unveil a thousand-year-old plot to rule the galaxy, the Republic crumbles and from its ashes rises the evil Galactic Empire. Jedi hero Anakin Skywalker is seduced by the dark side of the Force to become the Emperor's new apprentice – Darth Vader. The Jedi are decimated, as Obi-Wan Kenobi and Jedi Master Yoda are forced into hiding. The only hope for the galaxy are Anakin's own offspring – the twin children born in secrecy who will grow up to become heroes.

2005-05-19
From Dusk Till Dawn 3: The Hangman's Daughter

From Dusk Till Dawn 3: The Hangman's Daughter

Narrowly escaping death, outlaw Johnny Madrid is on the run from the hangman, with the hangman's sensuous daughter Esmeralda by his side. Along with Madrid's gang, Johnny and Esmeralda embark on an adventure filled with colorful and unsavory characters who lead them straight into the fight of their lives!

1999-10-30
Six Days Seven Nights

Six Days Seven Nights

When Quinn, a grouchy pilot living the good life in the South Pacific, agrees to transfer a savvy fashion editor, Robin, to Tahiti, he ends up stranded on a deserted island with her after their plane crashes. The pair avoid each other at first, until they're forced to team up to escape from the island -- and some pirates who want their heads.

1998-06-12
Vertical Limit

Vertical Limit

Trapped near the summit of K2, the world's second-highest mountain, Annie Garrett radios to base camp for help. Brother Peter hears Annie's message and assembles a team to save her and her group before they succumb to K2's unforgiving elements. But, as Annie lays injured in an icy cavern, the rescuers face several terrifying events that could end the rescue attempt -- and their lives.

2000-12-08
Barb Wire

Barb Wire

A sexy nightclub owner, Barb Wire moonlights as a mercenary in Steel Harbor, one of the last free zones in the now fascist United States. When scientist Cora Devonshire wanders into Barb's establishment, she gets roped into a top-secret government plot involving biological weapons. Soon Barb is reunited with her old flame Axel Hood, who is now Cora's husband and a guerrilla fighter, resulting in plenty of tense action.

1996-05-03
The Marine 2

The Marine 2

Rebels seize control of the hotel where a Marine sniper and his wife are staying. Can he save the day?

2009-12-29
What Becomes of the Broken Hearted?

What Becomes of the Broken Hearted?

5 Years have passed and Jake has turned his back on his family. He's still up to his usual tricks in McClutchy's Bar, unaware, as he downs his latest opponent, that his eldest son, Nig, Has died in a gang fight. The uncomfortable family reunion at Nig's funeral sparks a confrontations with second son Sonny, and sets Jake and Sonny on a downward spiral.

1999-05-27
The Immortal Voyage of Captain Drake

The Immortal Voyage of Captain Drake

Sir Francis Drake goes on a quest to find the legendary Tree of Life, battling the Spanish Armada, sea monsters, sorceress and his bitter nemesis Captain Don Sandovate on the way.

2009-01-17
Crooked Earth

Crooked Earth

Will Bastion returns home from the army after an absence of 20 years to bury his father, the former chief of thee Maori tribe, Ngati Kaipuku. The eldest son, he is reluctant to inherit his fathers role, so it is taken more willingly by his younger brother, Kahu. Kahu is the leader of a band of drug dealers and trouble-makers who ride horses through the middle of town, wrecking peoples gardens. Under the guise of refusal of a land settlement, Kahu makes a large marijuana deal with some murdering city folk. Will must choose between loyalty for his brother and his father, Maori tradition, and contemporary financial issues.

2001-08-23
Tracker

Tracker

An ex-Boer war guerrilla in New Zealand is sent out to bring back a Maori accused of killing a British soldier. Gradually they grow to know and respect one another but a posse, led by the British Commanding officer is close behind and his sole intention is to see the Maori hang. Written by Filmfinders 1903. A guerilla fighter from the South African Boer war called Arjan (Winstone) takes on a manhunt for Maori seaman Kereama (Morrison), who is accused of murdering a British soldier. What follows is a cat and mouse pursuit through the varied landscape of NZ with both hunter and huntee testing their bushcraft and wits against that of the other. Written by Anonymous

2010-09-12
Green Lantern

Green Lantern

For centuries, a small but powerful force of warriors called the Green Lantern Corps has sworn to keep intergalactic order. Each Green Lantern wears a ring that grants him superpowers. But when a new enemy called Parallax threatens to destroy the balance of power in the Universe, their fate and the fate of Earth lie in the hands of the first human ever recruited.

2011-06-16
Couples Retreat

Couples Retreat

Four couples, all friends, descend on a tropical island resort. Though one husband and wife are there to work on their marriage, the others just want to enjoy some fun in the sun. They soon find, however, that paradise comes at a price: Participation in couples therapy sessions is mandatory. What started out as a cut-rate vacation turns into an examination of the common problems many face.

2009-10-09
The Scorpion King 3: Battle for Redemption

The Scorpion King 3: Battle for Redemption

Since his triumphant rise to power in the original blockbuster "The Scorpion King", Mathayus' kingdom has fallen and he's lost his queen to plague. Now an assassin for hire, he must defend a kingdom from an evil tyrant and his ghost warriors for the chance to regain the power and glory he once knew. Starring Ron Perlman ("Hellboy") and Billy Zane ("Titanic"), and featuring 6-time WWE champion Dave Bautista and UFC star Kimbo Slice, "The Scorpion King 3: Battle for Redemption" takes "The Mummy" phenomenon to an all-new level of epic action and non-stop adventure.

2012-01-17
Fresh Meat

Fresh Meat

A dysfunctional gang of criminals takes a middle class Maori family hostage and discovers too late that they are cannibals.

2013-04-23
Mt. Zion

Mt. Zion

Singer Stan Walker makes his acting debut playing the lead role in feature film Mt Zion, shot in Pukekohe, Auckland. Walker stars as Turei, a talented young musician with a dream – for his band to win the audition to be the support act for Bob Marley’s 1979 concert in Auckland. Set amongst a Maori family of contract potato pickers in Pukekohe, in which Turei’s desperate ambition clashes with traditional whanau values, leading to an emotional showdown and powerful change. Temuera Morrison (Once Were Warriors), plays Turei’s father, the hard-working head contractor who has some lost ambitions of his own. Mt Zion is written and directed by Tearepa Kahi, who made the international award-winning short film Taua. Stan Walker won the 2009 Australian Idol singing contest and is now signed to Sony Music as a recording artist and EMI publishing as song writer.

2013-02-06
Star Wars: Bounty Hunter - Beyond The Game

Star Wars: Bounty Hunter - Beyond The Game

Jango Fett, the most feared and fearless bounty hunter in the galaxy. His mission is to find the leader of a mysterious and deadly cult. Armed with an array of deadly skills, his blaster and jetpack, Jango Fett faces off against the scum of the interstellar underworld to hunt down and destroy a deranged dark Jedi.

2013-09-19
Once Were Warriors: Where Are They Now?

Once Were Warriors: Where Are They Now?

It's been 20 years snce Once Were Warriors was made. Julian Arahanga aka 'Nig' takes us on a journey to meet the cast and see where they are now.

2014-08-18
Other Halves

Other Halves

A Polynesian street-kid and a much older middle-class housewife are both incarcerated in the same mental hospital - she for attempted suicide and he for habitual crime. A friendship grows between them such that she offers him a place to stay upon his release. However, difficulties arise with his continued criminal activities and dependence on her for support - then his gang moves in with them. The film is based upon Sue McCauley's award winning autobiographical novel.

1984-10-01
The Grasscutter

The Grasscutter

An Ulster Volunteer Force vigilante, turned police informer, is sent by the British government to New Zealand to start a new life, leaving behind his eldest son. Although his wife and two young boys are also in New Zealand, they are no longer together, and he has a new love interest. After some eight years his past catches up with him when former comrades show up, intent on extracting revenge. After two nearly successful attempts by them (in Dunedin), the action moves to a final confrontation and shootout in the hills above Queenstown.

Ihaka: Blunt Instrument

Ihaka: Blunt Instrument

His rough tactics in his native Auckland get Maori detective Tito Ihaka sent to Sydney while the scandal blows over. There he's teamed with urbane police media officer Kirsty Finn to review the unsolved murder of a supermodel. Their investigation lands them in political hot water, and when Ihaka's inquiries lead to a murder and further complaints, he thinks he's solved the case. But all he's done is create a ruthless and powerful enemy.

2001-10-09
Never Say Die

Never Say Die

Investigative journalist Alf Winters (Morrison), meets his American girlfriend, Melissa Jones (Eilbacher), at Auckland airport. As they park outside Alf's house, it explodes. It is soon apparent that persons unknown want them dead, but the police are either skeptical or in the pay of those responsible. They play hide and seek around New Zealand with the stalkers, all the while coping with car chases, plane crashes, bullets and explosions.

1988-12-09
The Beautiful Country

The Beautiful Country

After reuniting with his mother in Ho Chi Minh City, a family tragedy causes Binh to flee from Viet Nam to America. Landing in New York, Binh begins a road trip to Texas, where his American father is said to live.

2004-03-13
Little White Lies

Little White Lies

The public facade and private life of an aspiring politician and his wife. This film reveals the little white lies that lead to revenge, blackmail and a fight for life.

1999-05-20
Mahana

Mahana

It is the 1960s. Two Maori families, the Mahanas and the Poatas, make a living shearing sheep on the east coast of New Zealand. The two clans, who are bitter enemies, face each other as rivals at the annual sheep shearing competitions. Simeon is a 14-year-old scion of the Mahana clan. A courageous schoolboy, he rebels against his authoritarian grandfather Tamihana and his traditional ways of thinking and begins to unravel the reasons for the long-standing feud between the two families. Before long, the hierarchies and established structures of the community are in disarray because Tamihana, who is as stubborn as he is proud, is not prepared to acquiesce and pursue new paths.

2016-09-01
The Island of Dr. Moreau

The Island of Dr. Moreau

A shipwrecked sailor stumbles upon a mysterious island and is shocked to discover that a brilliant scientist and his lab assistant have found a way to combine human and animal DNA with horrific results.

1996-08-23
River Queen

River Queen

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.

2005-09-12
Rangi's Catch

Rangi's Catch

Four children on a remote sheep station in New Zealand hear of the escape of two convicts, and realise that the crooks are responsible for burgling their house.

1972-01-01
Hard Target 2

Hard Target 2

Forced into a deadly cat-and-mouse game, a disgraced mixed martial arts fighter is hunted through the jungles of Southeast Asia.

2016-09-06
The Osiris Child

The Osiris Child

Set in the future in a time of interplanetary colonization, an unlikely pair race against an impending global crisis and are confronted by the monsters that live inside us all.

2016-09-24
Jet Boat

Jet Boat

An adventure story for children set in New Zealand and told in eight sequential episodes

1972-01-01
Terror in the Caves

Terror in the Caves

An adventure story for children set in New Zealand and told in eight sequential episodes

1972-01-01
Packed in the Boot

Packed in the Boot

An adventure story for children set in New Zealand and told in eight sequential episodes. 5 of 8: The escaped criminals drive away from Wellington in a stolen car. However, Johnny and Rangi are hidden in the boot.

1972-01-01
Caught at Sea

Caught at Sea

An adventure story for children in eight parts, filmed on location in New Zealand. In the fourth episode, the escaped criminals travel on a ferry to Wellington in order to retrieve money from a bank robbery, with the children in pursuit.

1972-01-01
Escape and Capture

Escape and Capture

An adventure story for children in eight parts, filmed on location in New Zealand. In the third episode, the escaped criminals attempt to flee in a rowing-boat. The children chase them in a motor boat; however, their plans backfire when the villains come aboard.

1972-01-01
Escaped Convicts

Escaped Convicts

An adventure story for children in eight parts, filmed on location in New Zealand. In the second episode, the children who live around Marlborough Sound rescue a sheep stranded on a cliff ledge. Meanwhile, two escaped criminals steal food and make their plans.

1972-01-01
The Mysterious Campers

The Mysterious Campers

An adventure story for children set in New Zealand and told in eight sequential episodes. 1 of 8: Two mysterious men arrive in the remote area known as Marlborough Sound. They steal clothes, food and petrol from a farm.

1972-01-01
Moana

Moana

In Ancient Polynesia, when a terrible curse incurred by Maui reaches an impetuous Chieftain's daughter's island, she answers the Ocean's call to seek out the demigod to set things right.

2016-11-23
The Empire Strikes Back

The Empire Strikes Back

The epic saga continues as Luke Skywalker, in hopes of defeating the evil Galactic Empire, learns the ways of the Jedi from aging master Yoda. But Darth Vader is more determined than ever to capture Luke. Meanwhile, rebel leader Princess Leia, cocky Han Solo, Chewbacca, and droids C-3PO and R2-D2 are thrown into various stages of capture, betrayal and despair.

1980-05-21
Aquaman

Aquaman

Once home to the most advanced civilization on Earth, the city of Atlantis is now an underwater kingdom ruled by the power-hungry King Orm. With a vast army at his disposal, Orm plans to conquer the remaining oceanic people -- and then the surface world. Standing in his way is Aquaman, Orm's half-human, half-Atlantean brother and true heir to the throne. With help from royal counselor Vulko, Aquaman must retrieve the legendary Trident of Atlan and embrace his destiny as protector of the deep.

2018-12-21
Occupation

Occupation

A small group of town residents have to band together after a devastating ground invasion. As they struggle to survive, they realize they must stay one step ahead of their attackers, and work together for a chance to strike back.

2018-07-20
From Puppets to Pixels: Digital Characters in 'Episode II'

From Puppets to Pixels: Digital Characters in 'Episode II'

For Star Wars: Episode II - Attack of the Clones (2002), there were to be many more visual effects than in Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace (1999). This documentary shows many VFX meetings between George Lucas and ILM. Many of these meetings focus around the creation of a completely digital Yoda, used for the first time in the Star Wars films.

2002-11-12
Dora the Explorer

Dora the Explorer

A teen heads out on an adventure with her best friend, Boots the monkey, and her cousin Diego.

2019-08-02