10 movies that were filmed in Australia and New Zealand

2015-11-20 15:32

Cape Town – Australia and New Zealand are two of the top spots to film blockbusters.

Here are ten popular movies that were filmed in these two countries.


Scooby-Doo (2002)
To bring this classic cartoon to life, the cast and crew flew to Oz, with filming taking place in Queensland.

House of Wax (2005)
During filming in Queensland, a fire erupted on a sound stage at Warner Bros. Creepily enough; the fire was caused by a candle.

Ghost Rider (2007)
Melbourne served as the backdrop for this movie.

Babe (1995)
Everyone’s favourite pig set out on his journey in various locations around New South Wales, including Sydney and the Illawarra.

Peter Pan (2003)
Peter Pan brought his magic Down Under for this picture, which was shot entirely on the Gold Coast.

New Zealand

The Lord of The Rings Trilogy (2001 - 2003)
The Lord of the Rings was entirely filmed in New Zealand – the perfect landscapes to depict Middle Earth!

The Hobbit Trilogy (2012 - 2014)

The Chronicles of Narnia (2005, 2008)
The majority of the 2 Narnia movies were filmed in New Zealand. The most recognisable location is at Cathedral Cove, Coromandel.

King Kong (2005)
Kiwi director of The Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit, also directed the 2005 remake of King Kong.

The Piano (1993)
The Piano was set in the West Coast of New Zealand.

Catch these two countries go to battle in The Amazing Race: Australia V New Zealand on Sundays at 19:35 on Sony Channel (DStv Channel 127).

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