Temuera Morrison | Rotten Tomatoes (2024)

Highest Rated: 95% Moana (2016)

Lowest Rated: 4% Speed 2: Cruise Control (1997)

Birthday: Dec 26, 1960

Birthplace: Rotorua, North Island, New Zealand

This handsome, compact actor of Maori descent garnered international attention for his portrayal as the abusive and alcoholic Jake in Lee Tamahori's "Once Were Warriors" (1994). The son of a musician and nephew of famed New Zealand entertainer Sir Howard Morrison, he was raised in Rotarua, a noted tourist spot in his homeland. After completing his schooling, Morrison briefly worked with his uncle before deciding to pursue an acting career. Through the Special Performing Arts Training Scheme (SPATS), he gained experience which led to his early feature work in "Other Halves" (1985), in which he was the friend of a Maori teenager romancing an older white woman. Other roles soon followed in the stunningly photographed "Mauri" (1988) and as a laid-back reporter in the James Bond spoof "Never Say Die" (also 1988).

Highest rated movies

93% Once Were Warriors 87% The Patriarch 85% Dora and the Lost City of Gold 85% Tracker 82% Broken English 79% Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith 78% The Beautiful Country 65% Aquaman

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ONCE WERE WARRIORS, Rena Owen, Temuera Morrison, 1994 BARB WIRE, Temuera Morrison, Pamela Anderson, Victoria Rowell, 1996, (c)Gramercy Pictures SPEED 2: CRUISE CONTROL, Jason Patric, Temuera Morrison, 1997, TM and Copyright (c)20th Century Fox Film Corp. All rights reserved. OCCUPATION, FROM LEFT: IZZY STEVENS, TEMUERA MORRISON, 2018. © SABAN FILMS OCCUPATION, FROM LEFT: ZACHARY GARRED (FRONT), STEPHANIE JACOBSEN, DAN EWING, TEMUERA MORRISON, CHARLES MESURE, 2018. © SABAN FILMS TRACKER, l-r: Temuera Morrison, Ray Winstone, 2010 FRESH MEAT, Temuera Morrison, 2012, ©Tribeca Film SPEED 2: CRUISE CONTROL, Jason Patric, Temuera Morrison, 1997, TM and Copyright (c)20th Century Fox Film Corp. All rights reserved. SPEED 2: CRUISE CONTROL, Brian McCardie, Sandra Bullock, Temuera Morrison, 1997, TM and Copyright (c)20th Century Fox Film Corp. All rights reserved. Spartacus: Gods of the Arena, Temuera Morrison, 01/21/2011, ©STARZPR COUPLES RETREAT, Temuera Morrison, 2009. Ph: John Johnson/©Universal RIVER QUEEN, Temuera Morrison, 2005. TM &©20th Century Fox. All rights reserved STAR WARS EPISODE II: ATTACK OF THE CLONES, Temuera Morrison, 2002, Copyright 2000 Lucasfilm Ltd., BARB WIRE, Temuera Morrison, 1996, (c)Gramercy Pictures OCCUPATION, FROM LEFT: STEPHANIE JACOBSEN, DAN EWING, TEMUERA MORRISON, 2018. © SABAN FILMS BARB WIRE, Temuera Morrison, Pamela Anderson, 1996,(c)Gramercy Pictures WHAT BECOMES OF THE BROKEN HEARTED?, Temuera Morrison, 1999, © REP Distribution OCCUPATION, FROM LEFT: DAN EWING, STEPHANIE JACOBSEN, TEMUERA MORRISON, 2018. © SABAN FILMS WHAT BECOMES OF THE BROKEN HEARTED?, Temuera Morrison (hand outstretched), 1999, REP Distribution BARB WIRE, from left: Temuera Morrison, Pamela Anderson, Victoria Rowell, 1996, (c) Gramercy Pictures

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Filmography

Movies

Credit
34% 81% Aquaman and the Lost Kingdom Tom (Character) $124.5M 2023
No Score Yet 55% Sons of Summer Frank (Character) - 2023
63% 83% The Flash Thomas Curry (Character) $108.1M 2023
58% 67% Occupation: Rainfall Peter Bartlett (Character) - 2020
60% 79% Mosley Warfield (Voice) - 2019
85% 88% Dora and the Lost City of Gold Powell (Character) $60.5M 2019
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Brighton Miracle Eddie Jones (Character) - 2019
65% 72% Aquaman Tom Curry (Character) $335.0M 2018
48% 87% Occupation Peter Bartlett (Character) - 2018
62% 46% The Osiris Child Warden Mourdain (Character) - 2016
95% 89% Moana Chief Tui (Voice) $248.8M 2016
No Score Yet 20% Hard Target 2 Madden (Character) - 2016
87% 81% The Patriarch Grandfather Mahana (Character) - 2016
No Score Yet No Score Yet Mahana Grandfather Mahana (Character) - 2016
No Score Yet 75% Mt. Zion Dad (Character) - 2013
No Score Yet 32% Fresh Meat Hemi Crane (Character) - 2012
25% 45% Green Lantern Abin Sur (Character) $116.6M 2011
85% 53% Tracker Kereama (Character) - 2010
No Score Yet 27% The Immortal Voyage of Captain Drake Don Sandovate (Character) - 2009
No Score Yet 34% The Marine 2 Damo (Character) - 2009
10% 39% Couples Retreat Briggs (Character) $109.2M 2009
40% 46% River Queen Te Kai Po (Character) - 2005
79% 66% Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith Commander Cody (Character) $380.3M 2005
No Score Yet No Score Yet Renegade Runi (Character) - 2004
78% 79% The Beautiful Country Snakehead (Character) $442.6K 2004
22% 49% Blueberry Runi (Character) - 2004
65% 56% Star Wars: Episode II - Attack of the Clones Jango Fett (Character) $310.7M 2002
No Score Yet 66% Crooked Earth Will Bastion (Character) - 2001
No Score Yet No Score Yet Ihaka: Blunt Instrument Tito Ihaka (Character) - 2000
49% 41% Vertical Limit Major Rasul (Character) $68.5M 2000
22% 23% From Dusk Till Dawn 3: The Hangman's Daughter The Hangman (Character) - 2000
No Score Yet 67% What Becomes of the Broken Hearted? Jake Heke (Character) - 1999
38% 36% Six Days, Seven Nights Jager (Character) $74.3M 1998
4% 16% Speed 2: Cruise Control Juliano (Character) $48.1M 1997
82% 72% Broken English Manu (Character) $540.5K 1996
28% 14% Barb Wire Axel (Character) $3.6M 1996
22% 20% The Island of Dr. Moreau Azazello (Character) $27.7M 1996
No Score Yet No Score Yet Whipping Boy Jack (Character) - 1996
93% 95% Once Were Warriors Jake Heke (Character) $1.3M 1994
No Score Yet No Score Yet Never Say Die Alf Winters (Character) - 1988
No Score Yet No Score Yet Treasure in the Caves Unknown (Character) - 1983

TV

Credit
No Score Yet 67% Disney Gallery: The Book of Boba Fett Self 2022
66% 49% The Book of Boba Fett Boba Fett (Character) 2021-2022
98% 64% Star Wars: Visions Boba Fett (Voice) 2021
90% 78% The Mandalorian Boba Fett (Guest Star) 2020
64% No Score Yet Spartacus Unknown (Character) 2011
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