The Lost City of Z

141 mins
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True-life drama about Col. Percival Fawcett (Charlie Hunnam), a British explorer who disappeared while searching for a mysterious Amazonian city... More

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The Lost City of Z is available to stream in... More New Zealand now on YouTube and Google TV and Academy On Demand and AroVision.

The Lost City of Z | Ratings & Reviews

"It makes no major dramatic missteps, yet it could have used an added dimension - something to make the two-hour-and-20-minute running time feel like a transformative journey rather than an epic anecdotal crusade."


"With lush visuals, intelligent performances and a lingering lyricism, this is an instant classic that cements Hunnam's star power."

Total FilmTotal Film

"The grandeur of this movie is off the charts. For a certain kind of old-school film fan, someone who believes in shapely, classical proportions and an epic yarn told over time, it will be the revelation of the year."

Time OutTime Out

"As Fawcett presses on, walking and sailing through dense shadow, streaming light and canopies of variegated green, the natural world comes fantastically alive with strange animal cries, stirring trees, roiling fog and frighteningly violent eddies."

The New York TimesThe New York Times

"The Lost City of Z links every weathered look that Percy Fawcett throws to the heart of his spiritual yearning."

Slant MagazineSlant Magazine

"An incandescent reminder that the world's most beautiful mysteries endure precisely because they remain unsolved."

Los Angeles TimesLos Angeles Times

"A rare piece of contemporary classical cinema; its virtues of methodical storytelling, traditional style and obsessive theme are ones that would have been recognized and embraced anytime from the 1930s through the 1970s."

Hollywood ReporterHollywood Reporter

"An engaging, provocative story of one man’s obsession, set at a time when all the corners of the maps had yet to be filled in."


"Solid and stately, a '70s-feeling jungle adventure film that's more of a thought-provoker than an excitement-inducer. But there's nothing wrong with that."

Empire MagazineEmpire Magazine

"A masterpiece. Gray turns what could have been an easy-bake nostalgia trip to Hollywood classicism-a la the original 'Mutiny on the Bounty'-into something whole contemplative, resonantly melancholic, wise, and cuttingly personal."


The Lost City of Z | Details

M, Violence & offensive language
Action, Adventure, Drama, True Story & Biography
Country of origin