Bad Taste is a 1987 cultscience fictioncomedyhorror film. Produced on a low budget, it is one of the first films directed by Peter Jackson. The film features Jackson and his friends taking a number of key roles, both on and off-screen. The plotline sees aliens invade the fictional New Zealand village of Kaihoro to harvest humans for their intergalactic fast foodfranchise, where they face off against a four-man paramilitary force, of which at least one member appears to have gone insane. It was a film that provided Peter Jackson with the necessary leverage needed to advance in the industry.