Ricky is a defiant young city kid who finds himself on the run with his cantankerous foster uncle in the wild New Zealand bush. A national manhunt ensues, and the two are forced to put aside their differences and work together to survive.

  1. Taika Waititi

    Director, Screenplay

Top Billed Cast

  1. Sam Neill

    Sam Neill

    Hec Faulkner

  2. Julian Dennison

    Julian Dennison

    Ricky Baker

  3. Rima Te Wiata

    Rima Te Wiata

    Bella M. Faulkner

  4. Rachel House

    Rachel House

    Paula Hall

  5. Rhys Darby

    Rhys Darby

    Psycho Sam

  6. Oscar Kightley

    Oscar Kightley

    Officer Andy

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Status Released

Original Language English

Runtime 1h 41m

Budget -

Revenue -

Homepage http://wilderpeople.film

Release Information

  • January 22, 2016
  • June 24, 2016
    PG-13, Theatrical (limited)
  • September 27, 2016
    PG-13, Physical



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