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List of Taika Waititi Movies: Ranked Best To Worst

1. Jojo Rabbit (2019)
18
2
Jojo Rabbit
PG-13
18
2
As:
Cast, Producer, Director, Writer
Director:
Taika Waititi
Genres:
Comedy, Drama, War
Awards:
Academy Award for Best Adapted Screenplay, BAFTA Award for Best Screenplay (Adapted)
2. Hunt for the Wilderpeople (2016)
15
2
Hunt for the Wilderpeople
PG-13
15
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, Producer, Director, Writer
Director:
Taika Waititi
Genres:
Drama, Adventure, Comedy
Star Cast:
Sam Neill, Rhys Darby, Rima Te Wiata, Rachel House
3. Thor: Ragnarok (2017)
14
2
Thor: Ragnarok
14
2

Marvel’s Thor: Ragnarok is a superhero movie that pits the Norse God Thor against his all-powerful sister Hela, who is freed after Odin’s death. He joins forces with the Hulk, Loki, Valkyrie and others to stop Hela and is forced to unleash Ragnarök, the destruction of Asgard, to save the rest of the universe. 

As:
Cast, Director
Director:
Taika Waititi
Genres:
Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
4. What We Do in the Shadows (2014)
14
2
What We Do in the Shadows
R
14
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, Producer, Director, Writer
Role:
Viago
Director:
Genres:
Horror, Comedy
Star Cast:
Jemaine Clement, Rhys Darby, Jonny Brugh, Cori Gonzalez-Macuer
5. Boy (2010)
11
2
Boy
11
2
As:
Cast, Director, Writer
Role:
Alamein
Director:
Taika Waititi
Genres:
Comedy, Drama
Star Cast:
James Rolleston, Te Aho Eketone-Whitu, Moerangi Tihore, Cherilee Martin
6. Two Cars, One Night (2004)
10
2
Two Cars, One Night
10
2
As:
Director, Writer
Director:
Taika Waititi
Genres:
Romance, Drama, Short
Star Cast:
Rangi Ngamoki, Hutini Waikato, Te Ahiwaru Ngamoki-Richards, Riwai Waka, Dion Waikato
7. Eagle vs Shark (2007)
9
3
Eagle vs Shark
R
9
3
As:
Cast, Director, Writer
Director:
Taika Waititi
Genres:
Comedy, Romance
Star Cast:
Jemaine Clement, Joel Tobeck, Loren Taylor, Brian Sergent
8. Green Lantern (2011)
7
1
Green Lantern
PG-13
7
1

A dying Abin Sur appoints Hal Jordan, a confident test pilot, his successor in the intergalactic police force, Green Lantern Corps, and gives him the ring with superpowers. Hal now has to face a sinister villain Parallax, save the earth from destruction and in process earn the respect of the other Green Lanterns.

As:
Cast
Director:
Genres:
Adventure, Sci-Fi, Action
Star Cast:
9. Turangawaewae (2002)
11
3
Turangawaewae
11
3
As:
Cast
Director:
Peter Burger
Genres:
Short, Drama
Star Cast:
Grant Tilly, Nancy Brunning, Wi Kuki Kaa, Sydney Larkins
10. Toy Boy (2004)
11
2
Toy Boy
11
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Jack Hammer (as Taika Cohen)
Director:
Bill Giannakakis
Genres:
Short
Star Cast:
Julian Arahanga, Des Morgan
11. A New Way Home (2001)
10
2
A New Way Home
10
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Max (as Taika Cohen)
Director:
Michael Duignan
Genres:
Short
Star Cast:
Luanne Gordon, Lee Hartley, Laura Kelly, Des Morgan
12. What We Do in the Shadows: Interviews with Some Vampires (2005)
10
2
What We Do in the Shadows: Interviews with Some Vampires
10
2
As:
Cast, Producer, Director, Writer
Role:
Viago (as Count Viago)
Director:
Taika Waititi, Jemaine Clement
Genres:
Comedy, Horror, Short
Star Cast:
Jemaine Clement, Jonny Brugh, Cori Gonzalez-Macuer, Stu Rutherford
13. Tama tu (2005)
10
2
Tama tu
TV-MA
10
2
As:
Director, Writer
Director:
Taika Waititi
Genres:
Short, War
Star Cast:
Taungaroa Emile, Tammy Davis, Rob Mokaraka, Jeremy Randerson, Jarod Rawiri
14. Team Darryl (2018)
9
2
Team Darryl
9
2
As:
Director, Writer
Director:
Taika Waititi
Genres:
Short, Comedy
Star Cast:
Jeff Goldblum, Daley Pearson
15. The Breaker Upperers (2018)
9
2
The Breaker Upperers
9
2
As:
Producer
Director:
Madeleine Sami, Jackie van Beek
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Madeleine Sami, James Rolleston, Celia Pacquola, Jackie van Beek, Ana Scotney
16. Scarfies (1999)
9
2
Scarfies
R
9
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Alex (as Taika Cohen)
Director:
Robert Sarkies
Genres:
Comedy, Thriller, Action
Star Cast:
Willa O'Neill, Neill Rea, Ashleigh Seagar, Charlie Bleakley
17. Seven Stages to Achieve Eternal Bliss By Passing Through the Gateway Chosen By the Holy Storsh (2018)
9
2
Seven Stages to Achieve Eternal Bliss By Passing Through the Gateway Chosen By the Holy Storsh
9
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Storsh
Director:
Vivieno Caldinelli
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Dan Harmon, Mark McKinney, Sam Huntington, Rhea Seehorn
18. Tongan Ninja (2002)
8
2
Tongan Ninja
8
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Jason Stutter
Genres:
Musical, Romance, Comedy, Action
Star Cast:
Jemaine Clement, Sam Manu, Linda Tseng, Laura Hill
19. 42 One Dream Rush (2010)
8
2
42 One Dream Rush
8
2
As:
Director
Director:
James Franco, Kenneth Anger, Asia Argento, Tadanobu Asano, Sergei Bodrov
Genres:
Fantasy, Short
Star Cast:
Rinko Kikuchi, Kenneth Anger, Tadanobu Asano, Brian Butler, Helena Christensen, Paz de la Huerta
20. The Captain (2013)
8
2
The Captain
8
2
As:
Cast, Writer
Role:
The Captain
Director:
Nash Edgerton, Spencer Susser
Genres:
Short, Drama, Comedy
Star Cast:
Joel Edgerton, Nash Edgerton, David Michôd, Andy Bate
21. Snakeskin (2001)
7
1
Snakeskin
R
7
1
As:
Cast
Director:
Gillian Ashurst
Genres:
Fantasy, Adventure, Thriller, Drama
Star Cast:
Melanie Lynskey, Boyd Kestner, Dean O'Gorman, Oliver Driver
22. Futile Attraction (2004)
6
1
Futile Attraction
6
1
As:
Cast
Director:
Mark Prebble
Genres:
Comedy, Romance
Star Cast:
Jemaine Clement, Michelle Ang, Christopher Brougham, Alistair Browning
23. Heinous Crime (2004)
6
1
Heinous Crime
6
1
As:
Cast, Producer, Director, Writer
Role:
Judge, Defendant, Lawyer, Defendant, Jury member (as Taika Cohen)
Director:
Taika Waititi
Genres:
Drama, Short
Star Cast:
Cliff Curtis, Loren Taylor

TV Shows and Videos

Team Thor (2016)
Team Thor
As:
Director, Writer
Director:
Taika Waititi
Genres:
Short, Fantasy, Comedy
Star Cast:
Chris Hemsworth, Mark Ruffalo, Daley Pearson
The Jaquie Brown Diaries (2008)
The Jaquie Brown Diaries
As:
Cast
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Rhys Darby, Madeleine Sami, Hannah Banks, Jaquie Brown
Team Thor: Part 2 (2017)
Team Thor: Part 2
As:
Director
Director:
Taika Waititi
Genres:
Comedy, Short
Star Cast:
Chris Hemsworth, Daley Pearson
The Strip (2002)
The Strip
As:
Cast
Genres:
Comedy, Drama
Star Cast:
Jodie Rimmer, Luanne Gordon, Renée Ellwood, Mark Sant
Super City (2011)
Super City
As:
Director
Director:
Taika Waititi
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Rose McIver, Antonia Prebble, Madeleine Sami, Vanessa Riddell, Renee Lyons
Freaky (2003)
Freaky
As:
Cast
Genres:
Fantasy, Thriller, Horror, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Star Cast:
Daniel Costello, Paul Yates, Dylan McKay, Stephanie Reid
Revelations (2002)
Revelations
As:
Cast
Genres:
Family, Drama, Fantasy
Star Cast:
Beth Allen, Tom Hern, Ben Barrington, Paul Rawson
Radiradirah (2010)
Radiradirah
As:
Cast
Role:
Various (8 episodes, 2010)
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Jemaine Clement, Rhys Darby, Madeleine Sami, Craig Parker
The Inbetweeners (2012)
The Inbetweeners
TV-14
As:
Producer, Director
Director:
Taika Waititi
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Marie Avgeropoulos, Bubba Lewis, Mark L. Young, Joey Pollari, Zack Pearlman

Taika Waititi Awards

Academy Awards
Jojo Rabbit Best Adapted Screenplay 2020
BAFTA Awards
Jojo Rabbit Best Screenplay (Adapted) 2020