Once Were Warriors quotes

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A family descended from Maori warriors is bedeviled by a violent father and the societal problems of being treated as outcasts.

Director: Lee Tamahori
Writer: Riwia Brown, Alan Duff
Production: N/A
Genre: crime, drama
Year: 1994
MetaScore: 77/100
ImdbRating: 7.9
BoxOffice: $1,608,570
Released: 03 Mar 1995
Awards: 22 wins & 7 nominations

27 Clips & Quotes


Beth Heke - Rena Owen
Jake Heke - Temuera Morrison
Nig Heke - Julian Arahanga
Boogie Heke - Taungaroa Emile
Polly Heke - Rachael Morris Jr.
Huata Heke - Joseph Kairau
Bully - Cliff Curtis
Dooley - Pete Smith
Bennett - George Henare
Mavis - Mere Boynton
Taka (Gang Leader) - Calvin Tuteao
King Hitter (in pub) - Ray Bishop
Judge - Ian Mune
Matawai - Rangi Motu
Policeman - Robert Pollock
Policewoman - Jessica Wilcox
Prosecuting Officer - Stephen Hall
Youth Advocate - Wiki Oman
Male Youth #1 - Israel Williams
Male Youth #2 - Johnathan Wiremu
Taunter in Court - Richard Meihana
Woman #1 - Edna Stirling
Woman #2 - Ngawai Simpson
Old Drunk - Spike Kem
Nig's Friend - Arona Rissetto
Nig's Girlfriend - Fran Viveaere
Joking Man Outside Pub (Jake's Mate) - Brian Kairau
Karaoke Singer - Charlie Tumahai
Party Guitarist - Tama Renata
Evicted Partygoer / Pub Goer - Guy Moana
Bully's Girl - Riwia Brown
Core Gang Member - Mac Hona
Core Gang Member - Percy Robinson
Core Gang Member - Jason Kerapa
Core Gang Member - Robbie Ngauma
Core Gang Member - Eddie Tongalahi
Core Gang Member - Sam Masters
Core Gang Member - Chris Mason
Jake's Mate - Marshall Kairau
Jake's Mate - Joseph Te Whiu
Jake's Mate - Jim Ngaata
Jake's Mate - David Rare
Jake's Mate (as Donald Allen) - Donald V. Allen
Jake's Mate - Charles Marsh
Jake's Mate - Winstone Bedgood
Jake's Mate - Piki Mark
Jake's Mate - Royal Waa
Jake's Mate - Jack Grace
Jake's Mate - Manuel Apiata
Jake's Mate - George Tiopira
Jake's Mate - Maru Nihoniho
Jake's Mate - Jaye Cassidy
Jake's Mate - Vivienne Wilson
Jake's Mate - Hiraina Kume
Jake's Mate - Thomasina Perana