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List of Rhys Darby Movies: Ranked Best To Worst

1. Hunt for the Wilderpeople (2016)
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2
Hunt for the Wilderpeople
PG-13
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2

Ricky Baker, a defiant city boy, slowly adjusts with his foster parents Bella and Hector in New Zealand countryside. Ricky and Hec never got along well, but after Bella’s unexpected death, Ricky who doesn’t wish to return to the orphanage, runs away with belligerent uncle Hec. As this triggers a nation-wide manhunt, they hide in the bush and learn to survive together. 

As:
Cast
Director:
Genres:
Drama, Adventure, Comedy
Star Cast:
Sam Neill, Taika Waititi, Rima Te Wiata, Rachel House
2. What We Do in the Shadows (2014)
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2
What We Do in the Shadows
R
11
2

What We Do in the Shadows is a horror-comedy film featuring four vampires, ranging in age from 183 to 8000, who are trying to live in the modern world and overcome issues, like flatmate conflicts, getting into nightclubs to meet the ladies, dressing in a contemporary fashion and surviving on a limited diet. It is the first film in its eponymous franchise.

As:
Cast
Genres:
Horror, Comedy
Star Cast:
Jemaine Clement, Taika Waititi, Jonny Brugh, Cori Gonzalez-Macuer
3. The Boat That Rocked (2009)
12
2
The Boat That Rocked
R
12
2

With BBC Radio refusing to play rock and pop music in the UK in 1966, several pirate radio stations have started operating on international waters. One such station is run by Quentin and led by DJ ‘The Count’, who have to go up against bitter government minister Sir Alistair Dormandy. 

As:
Cast
Director:
Richard Curtis
Genres:
Drama, Music, Comedy
4. Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle (2017)
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2
Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle
PG-13
11
2

Four high school students in detention together and cleaning their school's basement are magically transported into the mysterious world of the video game Jumanji in the form of their chosen avatars. They soon realize that to return to the real world, they must successfully complete a series of difficult tasks while surviving the unforgiving game world.

As:
Cast
Role:
Nigel
Director:
Jake Kasdan
Genres:
Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Comedy
6. Yes Man (2008)
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2
Yes Man
PG-13
11
2

A recently divorced man, disillusioned by life, decides to say 'yes' to every opportunity that comes his way no matter what it may be. Yes Man is a romantic comedy based on a book of the same name.

As:
Cast
Role:
Norman
Director:
Peyton Reed
Genres:
Romance, Comedy
Star Cast:
Jim Carrey, Zooey Deschanel, Bradley Cooper, John Michael Higgins
7. Guns Akimbo (2020)
10
2
Guns Akimbo
R
10
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Glenjamin
Director:
Jason Lei Howden
Genres:
Action, Comedy
Star Cast:
Samara Weaving, Daniel Radcliffe, Ned Dennehy, Natasha Liu Bordizzo
8. Love Birds (2011)
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2
Love Birds
PG-13
9
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Doug
Director:
Paul Murphy
Genres:
Comedy, Romance
Star Cast:
Bryan Brown, Faye Smythe, Alvin Maharaj, Wesley Dowdell
10. Peacock Season (2009)
12
2
Peacock Season
12
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Alan Freestone, Fergus March
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Reece Shearsmith, Nina Conti, Richard Glover, Adam Hills
11. Rhys Darby Live: Imagine That! (2008)
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2
Rhys Darby Live: Imagine That!
11
2
As:
Cast, Writer
Role:
Himself
Director:
Troy Miller
Genres:
Comedy
12. Coming & Going (2011)
8
2
Coming & Going
PG-13
8
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Lee
Director:
Edoardo Ponti
Genres:
Romance, Comedy
Star Cast:
David Mazouz, Buddy Handleson, Fionnula Flanagan, Sasha Alexander
13. Diagnosis: Death (2009)
7
1
Diagnosis: Death
R
7
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Specialist
Director:
Jason Stutter
Genres:
Horror, Mystery, Comedy
Star Cast:
Jemaine Clement, Raybon Kan, Bret McKenzie, Jessica Grace Smith
14. Adopted (2013)
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2
Adopted
12
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Gail Mancuso
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Jane Seymour, Kelly Preston, Ashley Williams, Haley Lu Richardson

Animation(s)

Arthur Christmas (2011)
Arthur Christmas
PG
Plot:

Santa’s clumsy son Arthur, learns that because of a technical glitch, a little girl's Christmas present has been misplaced. Therefore, he sets out on a mission to deliver the present before it is too late. 

As:
Cast
Director:
Barry Cook, Sarah Smith
Genres:
Animation, Adventure, Fantasy, Family, Comedy
Teen Titans Go! Vs. Teen Titans (2019)
Teen Titans Go! Vs. Teen Titans
Not
As:
Cast
Role:
Master of Games
Genres:
Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Fot: The Next Big Thing (2008)
Fot: The Next Big Thing
As:
Cast, Writer
Role:
FOT
Director:
Alex Dron
Genres:
Animation, Short
Star Cast:
Alex Dron
Trolls (2016)
Trolls
PG
Plot:

Small, colorful, and eternally happy creatures, the Trolls have only one thing to worry about, avoid being eaten by the mean, monstrous creatures, Bergens. The Bergens can only be happy by consuming Trolls. When some Trolls are captured by the Bergens, it is up to Princess Poppy and the pessimistic Troll Branch to recuse their friends. 

As:
Cast
Director:
Walt Dohrn, Mike Mitchell
Genres:
Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Animation, Musical, Family

TV Shows and Videos

The Aquabats! Super Show! (2012)
The Aquabats! Super Show!
TV-PG
As:
Cast
Director:
Jason deVilliers, Matt Chapman, Julianne Eggold, Luke Johnson
Genres:
Adventure, Music, Comedy
Star Cast:
Lou Diamond Phillips, Tony Hawk, Christian Jacobs, James Briggs, Richard Falomir, Ian Fowles
The Jaquie Brown Diaries (2008)
The Jaquie Brown Diaries
As:
Cast
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Taika Waititi, Madeleine Sami, Hannah Banks, Jaquie Brown
Short Poppies (2014)
Short Poppies
As:
Cast, Writer
Role:
Rhod Gainer / ... (8 episodes, 2014)
Director:
Jemaine Clement
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Watsky's Releasing an Album (2013)
Watsky's Releasing an Album
As:
Cast
Role:
Flynn (3 episodes, 2013)
Director:
Jackson Adams
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Andy Milonakis, George Watsky, Dumbfoundead, Meredith Monroe
The Jim Jefferies Show (2017)
The Jim Jefferies Show
TV-14
As:
Cast
Director:
Brian McAloon
Genres:
Talk-Show, Comedy
Star Cast:
Brad Pitt, Jim Jefferies
It's a Date (2013)
It's a Date
As:
Cast
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Nadine Garner, Lisa McCune, Magda Szubanski, Peter Helliar
Wrecked (2016)
Wrecked
TV-MA
As:
Cast
Role:
Steve (20 episodes, 2016-2017)
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Jemaine Clement, Gary Anthony Williams, Jessica Lowe, Zach Cregger
Rhys Darby: It's Rhys Darby Night! (2011)
Rhys Darby: It's Rhys Darby Night!
As:
Cast, Writer
Role:
Himself
Genres:
Documentary, Comedy
How to Be a Gentleman (2011)
How to Be a Gentleman
As:
Cast
Role:
Mike (9 episodes, 2011-2012)
Director:
Pamela Fryman, Gary Halvorson, Alex Hardcastle, Fred Savage
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Kevin Dillon, Abigail Spencer, David Hornsby, Dave Foley, Nancy Lenehan
Funny as Hell (2011)
Funny as Hell
As:
Writer
Director:
Dave Derewlany, Adam Brodie
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Jon Dore