Overall Rank: 4488
Average Rating: 2.7/4
# of Ratings: 35
Theatrical Release Date: 04/06/2012
Blu-ray/DVD Release Date: 07/03/2012
MPAA Rating: R
Director: Daniel Nettheim
Actors: Sam Neill, Willem Dafoe, Frances O'Connor, Sullivan Stapleton, Dan Wyllie, Morgana Davies
Plot: A professional hunter realizes there's something more to his new assignment - he has to hunt down the last allegedly seen Tasmanian tiger, but in Tasmania he finds out that the tiger's very existence is threatened.
Quick Movie Reviews
Chris Kavan - wrote on 02/13/2013
Sparse dialogue, beautiful scenery and a haunting story - Australian films can be hit or miss, but this is certainly one of the better efforts I have seen in recent years. Willem Dafoe is perfect for the role and supporting cast - including the children - were also a good choice. Moves slow, but worth it to stick through the end.
Zeljka - wrote on 04/26/2012
I wasn't quite pleased by the end of the movie -- I haven't read the book yet so I do not know how close it is to the original source -- but the scenery of Tasmania was extraordinarily beautiful and the story was told really neatly and gracefully. Willem Dafoe was of course perfect choice for this role; his tormented, always worried eyes certainly helped to stimulate sad allure of the film, especially appropriate when one of the characters is the gracious animal very recently made extinct.
Related Movie Lists
Recent Movie Talk Posts
No posts have been made on this movie yet. Be the first to start talking about The Hunter!