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Movies

Information about our movie services - DVDs, Beamafilm streaming service and Ngā Taonga Sound & Vision.
Browse our selection of new movie DVDs and request a copy.    
Updated: 31/03/2020 3:43 p.m.

Watching movie DVD.  Planning to travel the world, learn how to play the guitar, or just sit back and watch your favourite movie... it's all possible when you take advantage of our collection of more than 3,000 DVDs including feature films from New Zealand and world cinema, plus a wide range of non fiction movies on subjects such as history, music, nature, parenting, science and travel.

Borrowing information

  • Movie, TV Series and Children's DVDs: 1 week for $2

  • General interest (non fiction) DVDs: 2 weeks free of charge

  • New release DVDs: 3 days for $4

  • Requests (or holds) can be put on DVDs except new release DVDs

  • Overdue charges are: $1.10 per day for new release DVDs; 50 cents per day for rental DVDs; 40 cents per day for non rental DVDs

  • DVDs can be returned to any library branch.

Beamafilm

Free movie streaming service for library members.

Ngā Taonga Sound & Vision - Medianet

Watch classic films and videos from the New Zealand Archive of Film, Television and Sound for free at Whangarei Central Library.

Follow the link below for more information.

Ngā Taonga Sound & Vision Medianet at Whangarei Central Library

 

Adults

John Wick 3 DVD cover.

John Wick 3

Super assassin John Wick has a fourteen million dollar price tag on his head after killing a member of the High Table, the shadowy international assassins' guild. Now excommunicado, and with an army of the world's most ruthless hit men and women on his trail, John must find a way to survive in this third chapter of the adrenaline-fuelled action series.
Rating : Restricted to persons 16 years and over.

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Aladdin

A street rat frees a genie from a lamp, granting all of his wishes and transforming himself into a charming prince to marry a beautiful princess. But soon, an evil sorcerer becomes hell-bent on securing the lamp for his own sinister purposes.
Rating : PG

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Woman at War

50-year-old Halla, a passionate environmental activist, secretly wages war on the local aluminum industry to prevent it from disfiguring her country. She risks all she has to protect the highlands of Iceland but discovers her application to adopt has finally been approved and there is a child in the Ukraine waiting for her.

Raing : PG

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In Your Hands

Mathieu lives with his family in a housing project where peer pressure has led him into petty theft. When the director of a prestigious music conservatory, Pierre hears Mathieu playing piano at a railway station, he is mesmerised. Pierre decides to secure him private lessons with the imposing Countess, although with a secret agenda: to enter Mathieu in an international competition.
Rating : M

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Litle Woods

Ollie is barely getting by in an economically depressed fracking boomtown in North Dakota. She has left her days of illegally running prescription pills over the Canadian border behind, eying a potential new job that would finally break her out of the small town. But when her mother dies, she is reunited with her estranged sister Deb, who faces a mounting crisis: the combined effect of an unplanned pregnancy and a deadbeat ex.

Rating : M

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Vox Lux

The story of Celeste's rise from the ashes of a national tragedy to stardom. It follows her life from 1999 to 2017 including her survival of a violent tragedy as a teenager, her rise to fame with the help of her sister and talent manager, and her mounting a comeback after a scandal.
Rating : Restricted to persons 13 years and over.

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Wild Rose

Fresh out of jail and with two young kids, all Rose-Lynn Harlan wants is to get out of Glasgow and make it as a country singer in Nashville. Forced to take responsibility, Rose-Lynn gets a cleaning job, only to find an unlikely champion in the middle-class lady of the house.
Rating : M

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Public

When a brutal blast of cold hits Cincinnati, the public library transforms from a safe haven for the homeless into a potential war zone. Those who have no place of retreat to evade the cold stage a sit-in in the library where they are tended by members of the library's staff.
Rating : M

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Sometimes Always Never

Alan is a stylish tailor with moves as sharp as his suits. He has spent years searching tirelessly for his missing son Michael who stormed out over a game of Scrabble. With a body to identify and his family torn apart, Alan must repair the relationship with his youngest son Peter and solve the mystery of an online player who he thinks could be Michael, so he can finally move on and reunite his family.
Rated : PG

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Tolkien

Explores the formative years of the renowned author's life as he finds friendship, courage, and inspiration among a fellow group of writers and artists at school. Their brotherhood strengthens as they grow up and weather love and loss together, until the outbreak of the First World War which threatens to tear their fellowship apart.
Rating : M

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Celeste

Celeste was once Australia's most beloved opera singer. Yet she threw it all away to follow the man she loved to live on a crumbling property deep in the rainforests of Tropical North Queensland. Ten years after his tragic death, Celeste is ready to make one final return to the stage.
Rating : M

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Keeper

A look at how a German POW and a young English woman overcame prejudice, personal tragedy and public hostility as World War II came to an end.
Rating : M

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Girl

Determined 15-year-old Lara is committed to becoming a professional ballerina. With the support of her father, she throws herself into a quest for the absolute at a new school. Lara's adolescent frustrations and impatience are heightened as she realizes her body does not bend so easily to the strict discipline because she was born a boy.

Rating :  Restricted to persons 16 years and over.

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Knightfall season 2

A look at the medieval politics and warfare of the Knights Templar, the most powerful, wealthy, and mysterious military order of the Middle Ages. Hamill joins the cast as Talus, a battle-hardened Knight Templar veteran who is tasked with preparing the next generation of men to become God's Executioners.
Rating : Restricted to persons 16 years and over.

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Chernobyl

Epic five-part miniseries dramatizing the events surrounding the 1986 nuclear accident, as told through the stories of the brave men and women who made incredible sacrifices to save Europe from unimaginable disaster.

Rating : M

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Annabelle

Determined to keep Annabelle from wreaking more havoc, Ed and Lorraine Warren bring the possessed doll to the locked artifacts room in their home. But an unholy night of horror awaits as Annabelle awakens the evil spirits in the room, who all set their sights on a new target, the Warrens' ten-year-old daughter, Judy, and her friends.
Rating : Restricted to persons 13 years and over.

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Life of the Party

When her husband suddenly dumps her, longtime dedicated housewife Deanna turns regret into re-set by going back to college, landing in the same class and school as her daughter, who's not entirely sold on the idea.
Rating : M

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Yesterday

After a mysterious blackout, Jack discovers he is the only person on earth who remembers The Beatles! As he rockets to fame by passing off the Fab Four's songs as his own, Jack risks losing Ellie the one person who has loved him and believed in him from the start. Before the door to his old life closes forever, Jack must decide if all he needs is love, after all.
Rating : M

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Booksmart

Told from a wildly original, fresh, and modern perspective, this is an unfiltered comedy about high school best friends and the bonds they create that last a lifetime. Capturing the spirit of the times, it is a coming-of-age story for a new generation.
Rating : Restricted to persons 16 years and over.

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I Feel Pretty

A woman struggling with insecurity wakes from a fall believing she is the most beautiful and capable woman on the planet. Her new confidence empowers her to live fearlessly, but what happens when she realizes her appearance never changed?
Rating : M

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Sorry Angel

Jacques is an older writer from Paris. Arthur is a young student in Rennes. They instantly fall in love. But they'll have to face rejection and sickness to keep it that way.
Rating : M

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Top End Wedding

Successful Sydney lawyer Lauren and her fiance Ned are engaged and in love, they have just ten days to pull off their dream Top End Wedding. First through, they need to track down Lauren's mother, who has gone AWOL somewhere in the Northern Territory.
Rating : M

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MIB International

The team has always protected the Earth from the scum of the universe, but in this new adventure, they tackle their biggest, most global threat to date: a mole in the organization.
Rating : M

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Ulysses

Taurus City, The United States of Europe, 2023. Uly, a disillusioned soldier riddled with amnesia, returns home from a war in the Middle East, knowing only that he must desperately comb the city to find his beloved wife, Penelope. Fate fills this endless night with a series of chance meetings. 
Rating : Restricted to persons 18 years and over.

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Crawl

When a hurricane hits her hometown, Haley ignores evacuation orders to search for her missing father. Finding him injured in the crawl space of their family home, the two become trapped by floodwaters. As time runs out to escape the storm, Haley and her father discover that the rising water level is the least of their fears.
Rating : Restricted to persons 16 years and over.

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Game Night

A group of friends who meet regularly for game nights find themselves trying to solve a murder mystery.
Rating : Restricted to persons 13 years and over.

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RocKabul

RocKabul follows Afghanistan's first metal band 'District Unknown', in the war torn capital of Afghanistan, Kabul, where rock music is forbidden by Islam. The band put themselves in the firing line to challenge freedom of expression, youth identity and conflict with culture. We get a glimpse into the lives of young people living in the aftermath of absolute destruction and chaos, that is Afghanistan.  

Rating : M

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Celia

Celia Lashlie was a fearless, impassioned and charismatic advocate for the at-risk and vulnerable. In this documentary, she lays it all out in an honest and heartfelt way that inspires us all to make a difference in our own lives and to the communities that surround us.
Rating: M

 

All

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2040

Damon Gameau embarks on a journey to explore what the future would look like by the year 2040 if we simply embraced the best solutions already available to us to improve our planet and shifted them into the mainstream.
Rating: G

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Moon Landing

On July 16, 1969, the world watches as the three Apollo 11 astronauts attempt the impossible: to ride a controlled explosion off Planet Earth, land on another celestial body and return home. This documentary utilizes "lost tapes" of the astronauts, recorded before and after the mission, along with rare film and photos.

Rating : G

 

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Coast New Zealand

Acclaimed historian Neil Oliver is joined by a team of local experts to celebrate New Zealand's unique history, people, archaeology, geography and wildlife in this stunning new series. Shot with the trademark Coast award-winning cinematography, this series transports viewers to a picturesque paradise. With a wealth of intriguing tales and inspiring locations to draw from, this is a fun and informative tour of a remarkable coastline.
Rating: PG

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Camino Skies

The inspirational journey of six pilgrims from NZ and Australia who embark on the historic 800 kilometer Spanish pilgrimage. In the face of overwhelming odds, the Camino forces the group to defy their age and physical ability as they each come to terms with recent loss.
Rating: PG

 

Big and Little Kids

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Toy Story 4.

Woody has always been confident about his place in the world and that his priority is taking care of his kid, whether that's Andy or Bonnie. But when Bonnie adds a reluctant new toy called 'Forky' to her room, a road trip adventure alongside old and new friends will show Woody how big the world can be for a toy.
Rating : G

Secret Life of Pets 2 DVD cover.

Secret Life of Pets 2

Terrier Max is coping with some major life changes. His owner is now married and has a toddler, Liam. Max is so worried about protecting the boy that he develops a nervous tic. Luckily, Max gets some guidance from veteran farm dog Rooster, who pushes Max to ditch his neuroses, find his inner alpha, and give Liam a little more freedom. Can Max and the gang find the courage to face their biggest fears?
Rating : PG

 

Big Kids

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Angry Birds 2

When a new threat emerges that puts both Bird and Pig Island in danger, they decide to forge an unsteady truce and form an unlikely super-team to save their homes.
Rating: PG

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