The best Peter Jackson’s movies

Peter Jackson

Peter Jackson

31/10/1961 (60 años)
Sir Peter Robert Jackson, (born 31 October 1961) is a New Zealand film director, producer, actor, and screenwriter, known for his Lord of the Rings film trilogy, adapted from the novel by J. R. R. Tolkien. He is also known for his 2005 remake of King Kong and as the producer of District 9. He won international attention early in his career with his "splatstick" horror comedies, before coming to mainstream prominence with Heavenly Creatures, for which he shared an Academy Award Best Screenplay nomination with his wife, Fran Walsh. Jackson has been awarded three Academy Awards in his career, including the award for Best Director in 2003. Description above from the Wikipedia article Peter Jackson, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia
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The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring

The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring
8.8/10
  • Genre: ActionAdventureFantasy
  • Release: 18/12/2001
  • Character: Albert Dreary / Painting of Bungo Baggins (uncredited)
Young hobbit Frodo Baggins, after inheriting a mysterious ring from his uncle Bilbo, must leave his home in order to keep it from falling into the hands of its evil creator. Along the way, a fellowship is formed to protect the ringbearer and make sure that the ring arrives at its final destination: Mt. Doom, the only place where it can be destroyed.

The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies

The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies
7.4/10
Immediately after the events of The Desolation of Smaug, Bilbo and the dwarves try to defend Erebor's mountain of treasure from others who claim it: the men of the ruined Laketown and the elves of Mirkwood. Meanwhile an army of Orcs led by Azog the Defiler is marching on Erebor, fueled by the rise of the dark lord Sauron. Dwarves, elves and men must unite, and the hope for Middle-Earth falls into Bilbo's hands.

The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers

The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers
8.8/10
Frodo and Sam are trekking to Mordor to destroy the One Ring of Power while Gimli, Legolas and Aragorn search for the orc-captured Merry and Pippin. All along, nefarious wizard Saruman awaits the Fellowship members at the Orthanc Tower in Isengard.

The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King

The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King
9/10
Aragorn is revealed as the heir to the ancient kings as he, Gandalf and the other members of the broken fellowship struggle to save Gondor from Sauron's forces. Meanwhile, Frodo and Sam take the ring closer to the heart of Mordor, the dark lord's realm.

The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey

The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey
7.8/10
Bilbo Baggins, a hobbit enjoying his quiet life, is swept into an epic quest by Gandalf the Grey and thirteen dwarves who seek to reclaim their mountain home from Smaug, the dragon.

The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug

The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug
7.8/10
The Dwarves, Bilbo and Gandalf have successfully escaped the Misty Mountains, and Bilbo has gained the One Ring. They all continue their journey to get their gold back from the Dragon, Smaug.

King Kong

King Kong
7.2/10
In 1933 New York, an overly ambitious movie producer coerces his cast and hired ship crew to travel to mysterious Skull Island, where they encounter Kong, a giant ape who is immediately smitten with the leading lady.

The Lovely Bones

The Lovely Bones
6.6/10
  • Genre: DramaFantasy
  • Release: 19/02/2009
  • Character: Man at Pharmacy (uncredited)
After being brutally murdered, 14-year-old Susie Salmon watches from heaven over her grief-stricken family -- and her killer. As she observes their daily lives, she must balance her thirst for revenge with her desire for her family to heal.

Mortal Engines

Mortal Engines
6.1/10
Many thousands of years in the future, Earth’s cities roam the globe on huge wheels, devouring each other in a struggle for ever diminishing resources. On one of these massive traction cities, the old London, Tom Natsworthy has an unexpected encounter with a mysterious young woman from the wastelands who will change the course of his life forever.

Braindead

Braindead
7.5/10
  • Genre: ComedyHorror
  • Release: 13/08/1992
  • Character: Undertaker's Assistant (uncredited)
When a Sumatran rat-monkey bites Lionel Cosgrove's mother, she's transformed into a zombie and begins killing (and transforming) the entire town while Lionel races to keep things under control.

Hot Fuzz

Hot Fuzz
7.8/10
  • Genre: ActionComedyCrime
  • Release: 14/02/2007
  • Character: Thief Dressed as Father Christmas (uncredited)
As a former London constable, Nicholas Angel finds it difficult to adapt to his new assignment in the sleepy British village of Sandford. Not only does he miss the excitement of the big city, but he also has a well-meaning oaf for a partner. However, when a series of grisly accidents rocks Sandford, Angel smells something rotten in the idyllic village.

The Frighteners

The Frighteners
7.1/10
  • Genre: ComedyHorror
  • Release: 18/07/1996
  • Character: Man with piercings (uncredited)
Once an architect, Frank Bannister now passes himself off as an exorcist of evil spirits. To bolster his facade, he claims his "special" gift is the result of a car accident that killed his wife. But what he does not count on is more people dying in the small town where he lives. As he tries to piece together the supernatural mystery of these killings, he falls in love with the wife of one of the victims and deals with a crazy FBI agent.

Heavenly Creatures

Heavenly Creatures
7.3/10
  • Genre: DramaFantasy
  • Release: 12/09/1994
  • Character: Bum Outside Theater (uncredited)
Wealthy and precocious teenager Juliet transfers from England to New Zealand with her family, and soon befriends the quiet, brooding Pauline through their shared love of fantasy and literature. When their parents begin to suspect that their increasingly intense and obsessive bond is becoming unhealthy, the girls hatch a dark plan for those who threaten to keep them apart.

Never Sleep Again: The Elm Street Legacy

Never Sleep Again: The Elm Street Legacy
8.6/10
  • Genre: Documentary
  • Release: 04/05/2010
  • Character: (archival footage)
For decades, Freddy Krueger has slashed his way through the dreams of countless youngsters, scaring up over half a billion dollars at the box office across eight terrifying, spectacular films.

Bad Taste

Bad Taste
6.5/10
A team from the intergalactic fast food chain Crumb's Crunchy Delights descends on Earth, planning to make human flesh the newest taste sensation. After they wipe out the New Zealand town Kaihoro, the country’s Astro-Investigation and Defense Service (AIaDS) is called in to deal with the problem. Things are complicated due to Giles, an aid worker who comes to Kaihoro the same day to collect change from the residents. He is captured by the aliens, and AIaDS stages a rescue mission that quickly becomes an all-out assault on the aliens’ headquarters.

Meet the Feebles

Meet the Feebles
6.6/10
  • Genre: ComedyMusic
  • Release: 12/08/1989
  • Character: Audience Member in the Theater (uncredited)
Heidi, the star of the "Meet The Feebles Variety Hour" discovers her lover Bletch, The Walrus, is cheating on her. And with all the world waiting for the show, the assorted co-stars must contend with drug addiction, extortion, robbery, disease, drug dealing, and murder. Meanwhile the love between two of the stars is threatened by Trevor the Rat, who wishes to exploit the young starlet for use in his porno movie.

West of Memphis

West of Memphis
7.9/10
  • Genre: Documentary
  • Release: 25/12/2012
  • Character: Himself
The documentary tells the hitherto unknown story behind an extraordinary and desperate fight to bring the truth to light. Told and made by those who lived it, the filmmakers' unprecedented access to the inner workings of the defense, allows the film to show the investigation, research and appeals process in a way that has never been seen before; revealing shocking and disturbing new information about a case that still haunts the Unitedstatian South.

Forgotten Silver

Forgotten Silver
7.5/10
  • Genre: Comedy
  • Release: 28/10/1995
  • Character: Himself
The life story of Colin McKenzie, a forgotten pioneer of international cinema who was born in rural New Zealand in 1888.

Star Wars: The Legacy Revealed

Star Wars: The Legacy Revealed
7.7/10
  • Genre: Documentary
  • Release: 28/05/2007
  • Character: Self
Film-makers and academics discuss the use of mythology in Star Wars and the impact of the films on society

King Kong: Peter Jackson's Production Diaries

King Kong: Peter Jackson's Production Diaries
8/10
  • Genre: Documentary
  • Release: 13/12/2005
  • Character: Himself
Academy Award - winning filmmaker Peter Jackson invites you behind the scenes of his latest movie to witness the birth of King Kong.

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