HOYTS Northlands

More Information

HOYTS Northlands is a 6 screen cinema situated in the vibrant Northlands Mall.   Enjoy comfortable seating with plenty of leg room and even a glass of wine or beer in our fully licenced cinemas, whilst you watch the latest blockbusters or our great selection of art house movies.

Recently we have hosted many film festivals including the French, Japanese and International Film Festivals.

Plan your next event at Hoyts Northlands- we cater for private screenings, fundraising screenings and corporate bookings.  Bookings can include the use of our cosy Circle lounge Bar for drinks and as a meeting place for your friends and/or networking space for clients.

On Sunday 6 December HOYTS Northlands will be closed to the public. HOYTS Riccarton will be open as normal.



FIND US

Northlands Shopping Centre
Main North Road
Papanui, CHRISTCHURCH
0508 4 HOYTS (0508 446 987)

FEATURES

  • 3D
  • Free Parking
  • Closed Caption enabled

All Movies At

HOYTS Northlands
  • COMING SOON
  • WHAT'S HOT
  • COMING SOON
  • EVENTS & FESTIVALS
List
Grid
BUY TICKETS TO
Northlands
Select a date
Filter: Showing All
Day
Time
Release Type
Release Months
Screen Experience
Viewing Occassions
Top Movie Genres
Classification
Accessibility
Reset filters
3

Through a series of misunderstandings, Alvin, Simon and Theodore come to believe that Dave is going to propose to his new girlfriend in New York City…and dump them.


More info
HOYTS NORTHLANDS

The Big Short

15+ Mature Accompanied

Offensive language and nudity

5

When four outsiders saw what the big banks, media and government refused to, the global collapse of the economy, they had an idea: The Big Short. Their bold investment leads them into the dark underbelly of modern banking where they must question everyone and everything. Based on the true story and best-selling book by Michael Lewis (The Blind Side, Moneyball).


More info
HOYTS NORTHLANDS

Brooklyn

15+ Mature Accompanied

Sex scenes and offensive language

3

The film follows Eilis (Ronan), a young Irish woman who leaves her small town in Ireland hoping for a brighter future in 1950s Brooklyn. Despite her initial homesickness, she falls in love with Tony (Cohen) an Italian-American who opens her eyes her new surroundings.


More info
HOYTS NORTHLANDS

The Danish Girl

15+ Mature Accompanied

Nudity and sex scenes

4

Based on the book by David Ebershoff, The Danish Girl is the remarkable love story inspired by the lives of Lili Elbe and Gerda Wegener (portrayed by Academy Award winner Eddie Redmayne and Alicia Vikander, and directed by Academy Award winner Tom Hooper. Lili and Gerda’s marriage and work evolve as they navigate Lili’s groundbreaking journey as a transgender pioneer.


More info
HOYTS NORTHLANDS

Deadpool

R16

Graphic Violence, Sex scenes and Offensive Language

-1

DEADPOOL tells the origin story of former Special Forces operative turned mercenary Wade Wilson, who after being subjected to a rogue experiment that leaves him with accelerated healing powers, adopts the alter ego Deadpool.


More info

Dirty Grandpa

R16

Sex scenes, violence, drug use, offensive language & nudity

4

Jason Kelly [Zac Efron] is one week away from marrying his boss’s uber-controlling daughter, putting him on the fast track for a partnership at the law firm. However, when the straight-laced Jason is tricked into driving his foul-mouthed grandfather, Dick [Robert De Niro], to Daytona for spring break, his pending nuptials are suddenly in jeopardy.


More info
HOYTS NORTHLANDS
-1

In an alternative Paris, society relies on coal and steam after all the great scientists have disappeared. April, daughter of two missing researchers, together with her talking cat Darwin, young rascal Julius and Pops, is determined to findthose responsible for these kidnappings.


More info
HOYTS NORTHLANDS
-1

Eva Husson’s first feature is an articulate and exquisitely shot study of teenagers’ relationships and sexuality in the digital age.


More info
HOYTS NORTHLANDS
-1

In a small alpine village in 1945, everyone is celebrating the end of the war. Sebastian and his faithful canine companion Belle are eagerly waiting for their friend Angelina to come back, but she has gone missing in a plane crash in the heart of the forest. The pair go on a thrilling adventure to save the young woman...


More info
HOYTS NORTHLANDS
-1

Selected for Un Certain Regard at the 2014 Cannes International Film Festival, Bird People is a tale of disconnection in an overtly connected world. The movie opens with Parisian commuters on their morning journey, allowing us to witness their thoughts as they list their professional and personal obligations of the day.


More info
HOYTS NORTHLANDS
-1

Co-writer, director and lead actor Clovis Cornillac delivers a pleasing yet unconventional romantic comedy where love blossoms through a wall.


More info
HOYTS NORTHLANDS
-1

Adapted from the best-selling thriller A Secret Kept by writer Tatiana de Rosnay, Boomerang is a twist-filled tale of secrets and lies – and the inevitability of their return.


More info
HOYTS NORTHLANDS

FFF Chic!

15+ Mature Accompanied

Offensive language

-1

The legendary Fanny Ardant (Bright Days Ahead – Festival 2014) is back to grace New Zealand screens as Alicia Ricosi, a diva fashion designer in crisis. When her love interest heads for the hills, Alicia is left with no inspiration to finish her collection, leaving the future of her business in jeopardy.


More info
HOYTS NORTHLANDS

FFF Courted

15+ Mature Accompanied

Adult themes

-1

Winner of the Best Actor and Best Screenplay awards at the 2015 Venice International Film Festival, Christian Vincent’s judicial drama stars fabrice Luchini (Festival favourites Gemma Bovery, Cycling With Molière) as a fastidious judge presiding over the Assize Court.


More info
HOYTS NORTHLANDS

FFF Daddy or Mommy

15+ Mature Accompanied

Violence,offensive language and content that may offend

-1

Following the delightful comedy What’s In A Name, writers Alexandre de La Patellière and Matthieu Delaporte are back with another irreverent story.


More info
HOYTS NORTHLANDS

FFF Daybreak

Parental Guidance

Violence, sexual references, coarse language and nudity

-1

To commemorate the 20th anniversary of Marcel Carné’s death, the Festival will show one of his masterpieces, Daybreak.It all begins with a gunshot and a body falling down stairs.


More info
HOYTS NORTHLANDS
-1

Winner of the Palme d’Or at the 2015 Cannes International Film Festival, Dheepan is an essential film to watch within the context of today’s geopolitics. Dheepan is a Sri Lankan Tamil fighter, a Tiger, who decides to flee his country as the civil war draws to an end. In a refugee camp, he finds a woman and a little girl, both of whom he does not know, to seek political asylum in Europe as a family.


More info
HOYTS NORTHLANDS
-1

Bursting with sumptuous cinematography of Burgundy vineyards, an assured cast, and a feel-good script, First Growth is vintage French movie-making about the art of making wine.


More info
HOYTS NORTHLANDS
-1

This French take on the popular medical drama genre centres around young doctor Benjamin (Vincent Lacoste, The French Kissers, Lolo) as he starts a six-month internship in a Paris hospital. Confident and eager to learn, we follow Benjamin on his rounds, treating patients and performing procedures.


More info
HOYTS NORTHLANDS

FFF In Harmony

15+ Mature Accompanied

Adult themes

-1

In Harmony is the story of a forced interaction, following a tragic event, that will affect its protagonists in more ways than they could imagine. Marc (Albert Dupontel, The Clink of Ice, 9 Month Stretch) is an equestrian stuntman.


More info
HOYTS NORTHLANDS

FFF La Belle Saison

15+ Mature Accompanied

Sex scenes, violence, drug use and offensive language

-1

The award-winning new film by Catherine Corsini, La Belle Saison is a luminous and evocative romance that powerfully depicts a story of love, duty and the courage required to pursue happiness, no matter the cost.


More info
HOYTS NORTHLANDS
-1

Julie Delpy’s latest comedy sees her join forces with audience favourite Dany Boon (Welcome to the Sticks, Superchondriac) and fresh-faced comedian Vincent Lacoste (Hippocrates) for a familial game of cat and mouse. When 40-something single mother Violette (Delpy) is holidaying in the Basque country with her best friend Ariane (the always politically incorrect Karin Viard), she embarks on a love affair with local IT nerd Jean-René (Dany Boon).


More info
HOYTS NORTHLANDS
-1

Samuel Benchetrit delivers a rather unexpected ode to solidarity with his fifth feature. Selected for the Special Screenings programme at the 2015 Cannes International Film Festival, Macadam Stories presents three portraits of a run-down French housing project’s inhabitants, explored with a gloomy and bewitching palette.


More info
HOYTS NORTHLANDS
-1

Wealthy Marguerite Dumont (the multi-award-winning Catherine Frot) loves to sing passionately for a seemingly avid crowd of friends and devotees. The only problem is she’s terrible!


More info
HOYTS NORTHLANDS
-1

This topical drama is the story of two West African migrants’ journey to Europe. Ayiva (Koudous Seihon) has left his home in Burkina Faso in search of a way to provide for his sister and his daughter. Taking advantage of his position in an illegal smuggling operation, he arranges to get himself and his best friend Abas (Alassane Sy) off the continent.


More info
HOYTS NORTHLANDS
-1

Adapted from the novel by David Foenkinos, this touching intergenerational comedy-drama is Jean-Paul Rouve’s (Those Happy Days) fifth feature as director. Sixty-two-year-old Michel (Michel Blanc, Les Bronzés) has just lost his father and is retiring from a 40-year career working for the French postal service. When his mother Madeleine (Annie Cordy, Crime is our Business) falls and hurts herself in her Paris apartment, Michel and his two brothers decide to take her to a retirement home.


More info
HOYTS NORTHLANDS
-1

Groovy filmmaker Michel Gondry (Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind, Mood Indigo) returns with an original coming-of-age road movie. Microbe (Dargent) is a shy and frail boy, often lost in his drawings. Gasoline (Baquet) is a smart, inventive kid, who always has his hands in engines.


More info
HOYTS NORTHLANDS

FFF Mon Roi

R16

Sex scenes and nudity

-1

Following Polisse (Jury Prize – 2011 Cannes International Film Festival), Maïwenn’s latest directorial offering Mon Roi is another honest and powerful story. At the center of Mon Roi is a passionate and destructive relationship that unfolds over a decade.


More info
HOYTS NORTHLANDS

FFF My Internship in Canada

15+ Mature Accompanied

Offensive language and drug references

-1

Guibord (Patrick Huard, Starbuck) is an independent Member of Parliament who represents Prescott-Makadewà- Rapides-aux Outardes, a vast county in Northern Québec. As the entire country watches, Guibord unwillingly finds himself in the awkward position of holding the decisive vote to determine whether Canada will go to war.


More info
HOYTS NORTHLANDS
-1

Once Upon a Forest is Luc Jacquet’s follow-up to his Oscar® winning hit, March of the Penguins. Using ultrapowerful telephoto and macro lenses, breathtaking aerial shots, camera equipped drones, and delicate animation, Jacquet gives us a unique vision of a pristine ecosystem at work.


More info
HOYTS NORTHLANDS

FFF One Wild Moment

15+ Mature Accompanied

Nudity, offensive language and Sexual content

-1

In this classy reimagining of Claude Berri’s classic film One Wild Moment, two middle-aged men go on a summer holiday with their teenage daughters. Strict rules and boredom for the two girls lead to a complicated liaison that needs to be kept secret – but the truth will come out, with alarming consequences.


More info
HOYTS NORTHLANDS

FFF Rosalie Blum

15+ Mature Accompanied

Offensive language

-1

Based on the award-winning series of graphic novels by Camille Jourdy, Julien Rappeneau’s enchanting directorial debut Rosalie Blum is a warm, witty and impeccably performed comedy about a random encounter that has unexpected and far-reaching consequences. Thirty-something Vincent Machot (indelibly played by Kyan Khojandi) is a hairdresser, like his father before him.


More info
HOYTS NORTHLANDS
-1

Alex (Alex Lutz) and Jeff (Bruno Sanches) are coworkers at a major multinational corporation and have been best friends since high school. With their respective wives, Carole and Cécile (beautifully played by Marivin and Lamy), they’re almost like a family, making their way steadily through life with no great ambitions.


More info
HOYTS NORTHLANDS

FFF The Brand New Testament

To Be Confirmed

Nudity, offensive language and sexual content

-1

God exists! He (Poelvoorde) lives in Brussels with his wife (Moreau) and daughter, Ea (Groyne), and He’s a real jerk to them both. He lives in an apartment and spends most of his time in a giant office where he controls the world through an old computer. His son, JC, whom you may have heard of, made his escape long ago.


More info
HOYTS NORTHLANDS

FFF The Last Panthers

R16

Violence,offensive language and nudity

-1

Golden Globe® Award winner Samantha Morton, César Award winner Tahar Rahim and Academy-Award® nominee John Hurt star in The Last Panthers, a thrilling crime drama series based on real events.


More info
HOYTS NORTHLANDS

FFF The Student and Mr Henri

Parental Guidance

Coarse language and sexual references

-1

Ivan Calbérac’s screen adaptation of his smash hit Parisian play is sure to delight all generations. Mr Henri (played by the iconic Claude Brasseur) is now too old to live on his own. When his introverted bourgeois son Paul (Tonquédec) offers to rent the spare bedroom to a student, Henri reluctantly accepts and lets Constance (Noémie Schmidt) move in.


More info
HOYTS NORTHLANDS
-1

Michel (Bruno Podalydès) is in his fifties. Happily married to Rachel (the talented Sandrine Kiberlain) and working as a graphic designer in his brother’s company, he has always been passionate about the French airmail service but never learned to pilot the planes he so admired.


More info
HOYTS NORTHLANDS

FFF The Wait

15+ Mature Accompanied

Nudity

-1

Academy-Award® winner Juliette Binoche gives one of the finest performances of her career in this dazzling debut feature from wunderkind Piero Messina, who previously worked as the assistant director on Paolo Sorrentino’s Oscar®-winning The Great Beauty.


More info
HOYTS NORTHLANDS
-1

Jacques Arnault (Vincent Lindon) is the head of an NGO that plans on rescuing 300 orphans from an African country torn by war. Having settled in their camp, the team’s enthusiasm soon decreases when the plane they’ve rented from local go-between Xavier (Reda Kated, Hippocrates – Festival 2016) to visit local villages breaks down.


More info
HOYTS NORTHLANDS
-1

Veteran filmmaker Claude Lelouch (A Man and a Woman, Les Misérables) offers a melodic love story, with an Indian flavour. World-famous composer Antoine Abeilard (Academy Award® winner Jean Dujardin) travels to India to write the score of new version of Romeo and Juliette.


More info
HOYTS NORTHLANDS

FFF Un Village Francais

15+ Mature Accompanied

Violence,offensive language, drug use and nudity

-1

During the Second World War, the small town of Villeneuve, in the East of France, falls under Nazi occupation. The community has to live in a world where patterns are disrupted, a world of fear and danger. In the two first episodes of this award-winning historical series, we observe the lives of the Schwartz, Germain, and Crémieux families on the 12th and 24th of June 1940, just as the Germans arrive and implement a new order.


More info
HOYTS NORTHLANDS

FFF Valley of Love

15+ Mature Accompanied

Offensive language

-1

Two of French cinema’s greatest stars – remarkably, sharing the screen for the first time in over 30 years – unite for this haunting and moving tale of love, loss, memory and the mystical, which received its world premiere in Official Competition at the 2015 Cannes International Film Festival.


More info
HOYTS NORTHLANDS
-1

Gus is a young and fearful yellowbird whose encounter with dying migrating bird Darius will change the course of his life. In this tale of friendship and courage, Gus will have to lead a group of fellow winged heroes to Africa, avoiding ‘iron birds’ and other ecological threats.


More info
HOYTS NORTHLANDS
3

Based on the extraordinary true story of the greatest small boat rescue in Coast Guard history. The film transports audiences to the heart of the action, creating a fully-immersive cinematic experience on an epic scale.


More info

Good Dinosaur, The

Parental Guidance

Some scenes may scare very young children

4

'The Good Dinosaur' asks the question: What if the asteroid that forever changed life on Earth missed the planet completely and giant dinosaurs never became extinct?


More info
HOYTS NORTHLANDS

The Hateful Eight

R18

Graphic violence, sexual violence & offensive language

4

Set six or eight or twelve years after the Civil War, a stagecoach hurtles through the wintry Wyoming landscape. The passengers, bounty hunter John Ruth (Kurt Russell) and his fugitive Daisy Domergue (Jennifer Jason Leigh), race towards the town of Red Rock where Ruth, known in these parts as 'The Hangman,' will bring Domergue to justice.


More info
HOYTS NORTHLANDS
3

For the first time ever, Snoopy, Charlie Brown, and the rest of the gang we know and love from Charles Schulz's timeless "Peanuts" comic strip will be making their big-screen debut like they've never been seen before in a CGI-animated feature film .


More info
HOYTS NORTHLANDS

The Revenant

R16

Graphic violence, sexual violence & content that may disturb

4

Deep in the unchartered American wilderness, hunter Hugh Glass (Leonardo DiCaprio) is severely injured and left for dead by a traitorous member of his team, John Fitzgerald (Tom Hardy).


More info
HOYTS NORTHLANDS

Room

15+ Mature Accompanied

Offensive Language

4

After 5 year old Jack and his mother escape from the enclosed surroundings that Jack has known his entire life, the boy makes a thrilling discovery: the outside world. Both highly suspenseful and deeply emotional, ROOM is a unique and touching exploration of the boundless love between a mother and her child.


More info
HOYTS NORTHLANDS

Spotlight

15+ Mature Accompanied

Offensive language and content that may disturb

5

Spotlight tells the gripping true story of a team of Boston Globe reporters who launch a fearless investigation into child abuse allegations against the Catholic Church. What they eventually uncover is a shocking citywide scandal; almost ninety priests guilty but never convicted, legal settlements done in private, and a systematic cover-up of the abuse by church leadership.


More info
HOYTS NORTHLANDS

Star Wars: The Force Awakens

15+ Mature Accompanied

Science fiction themes and violence

5

A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away…


More info
HOYTS NORTHLANDS

Suffragette

15+ Mature Accompanied

Violence and offensive language

4

SUFFRAGETTE is a thrilling drama that tracks the story of the foot soldiers of the early feminist movement, women who were forced underground to pursue a dangerous game of cat and mouse with an increasingly brutal State. These women were not primarily from the genteel educated classes, they were working women who had seen peaceful protest achieve nothing.


More info
HOYTS NORTHLANDS
-1

Come on down to Wiggle Town! It's the only place on earth where there is a dancing Police Force, a dancing Mayor and where you can not only eat a pretzel, but “Do the Pretzel!” Emma, Lachy, Simon and Anthony are giving you the keys to the town!


More info
HOYTS NORTHLANDS

Zoolander 2

15+ Mature Accompanied

Violence, sexual references & offensive language

-1

In 2001 Derek Zoolander was the world’s top male supermodel. 15 years later, Derek, Hansel, and Mugatu are back! This time they will be joined by some really, really, ridiculously good-looking celebrities.


More info
  • DBOX
  • XTREME
  • NFT
  • SPECEVENT
  • OC
  • CC
  • MEM
  • MOW
  • MUMS BUBS
  • MM
  • ADV SCR
  • 3D
  • BDAY
  • LUX
  • HFR