Hunt for the Wilderpeople Reviews

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December 5, 2020
It's mostly effective and funny, though not every moment works entirely.
November 10, 2020
It's a unique adventure film that isn't a waste of your time or money.
July 3, 2020
The two leads have a fantastic chemistry, both comedic and emotional, and Wilderpeople deftly mixes action, comedy, and drama.
June 27, 2020
Waititi proves it by maintaining a cartoonish tone that very well balances drama, comedy, and a sentimentality well worth getting excited for. [Full review in Spanish]
June 25, 2020
...deliciously deadpan...
April 1, 2020
Funny, exciting, and deeply moving, Hunt for the Wilderpeople is unlike anything you've ever seen, even though you've seen plenty of things like it.
March 13, 2020
The always funny Rhys Darby makes a third act appearance as Hunt for the Wilderpeople treks deeper into the unrestrained realm of adventure comedy with absurd glee.
September 7, 2019
There is a beating heart amidst the crackling one-liners, which once again elevates Waititi's storytelling from the merely entertaining to the instant classic.
August 6, 2019
It has everything you want in a film - memorable characters, an interesting story, and, most importantly, heart.
August 5, 2019
The director assures to reinforce the universality of what he wants to tell over stereotypes. [Full Review in Spanish]
August 3, 2019
A droll walk in the woods.
April 12, 2019
You saw growth but it felt natural and believable instead of cornball material it could have been.
March 30, 2019
THE HUNT FOR THE WILDERPEOPLE possesses a cheerful brand of comedy that is as charming as it is inventive, and it's complemented by great scenes of emotion that ring true throughout its soul-searching adventure.
February 19, 2019
Both Ricky and Hec are dealing with grief and their journey is a sentimental mixture of charm, improbable fantasy and farce, with a nod to Thelma and Louise.
January 15, 2019
Both hilarious and heart felt.
December 28, 2018
Hunt for the Wilderpeople masks its earnest sweetness with a giggling distrust of authority, making it at once heartfelt and mischievous.
November 4, 2018
Too smart by half, and calibrated to within an inch of its life with its wannabe eccentric narrative, gags and 'cool' soundtrack choices.
November 2, 2018
Julian Dennison is a revelation as the young miscreant forced to team up with a very curmudgeonly Sam Neill as they try to survive in the wilds of New Zealand.
October 5, 2018
This warmed my heart plenty on the cold night that I watched it, and that's exactly what I needed.
August 29, 2018
Hector and Ricky build an uneasy and finally heartwarming camaraderie.
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