Highest Rated Titles With Bruce Beresford
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2. Australian Story (1996– )
30 min | Documentary
Acclaimed biographical documentary series broadcast continuously on ABC TV since 1996. Australian Story is known for its narratorless story telling style where the subject tells their own ... See full summary »
3. The Late Show (1992–1993)
60 min | Comedy
The Late show, which only ran for two years was one of the most successful and funny comedy shows ever produced and shown in Australia. It marked the re-grouping of the D-Generation, a ... See full summary »
5. The Telegram Man (2011)
14 min | Short, Drama
A BAFTA Los Angeles® winner and Australian Academy Awards® nominee, The Telegram Man explores the impact of World War II on a close-knit Australian farming community.
6. The World's Greatest Stunts: A Tribute to Hollywood Stuntmen (1988 TV Movie)
45 min | Documentary
A follow-up special to ABC's 1987 "The Ultimate Stuntman: A Tribute to Dar Robinson." The program includes clips of great stunts, interviews with celebrities, and profiles of legendary ... See full summary »
8. Breaker Morant (1980)
PG | 107 min | Drama, History, War
Three Australian lieutenants are court martialed for executing prisoners as a way of deflecting attention from war crimes committed by their superior officers.
12. In the Tracks of Georges Delerue (2010)
73 min | Documentary, Biography, Music
This film aims to revive the memory of Georges Delerue, great composer from the French School, who was driven by the music. He dedicated the major part of his art and of his work to the ... See full summary »
13. Tender Mercies (1983)
PG | 92 min | Drama, Music
A broken-down, middle-aged country singer gets a new wife, reaches out to his long-lost daughter, and tries to put his troubled life back together.
15. Driving Miss Daisy (1989)
PG | 99 min | Drama
An old Jewish woman and her African-American chauffeur in the American South have a relationship that grows and improves over the years.
16. Mao's Last Dancer (2009)
PG | 117 min | Biography, Drama, Music
A drama based on the autobiography by Li Cunxin. At the age of 11, Li was plucked from a poor Chinese village by Madame Mao's cultural delegates and taken to Beijing to study ballet. In ... See full summary »
17. Into the Shadows (2009)
88 min | Documentary
Explores behind the big screen to meet the filmmakers, distributors and exhibitors who bring Australian films to us, the audience.
19. The Man Inside Dame Edna (2008 TV Movie)
65 min | Documentary
A character portrait of the enigmatic comedian Barry Humphries on his most recent Australian tour and an examination of the connections to his two most famous alter egos, Dame Edna and Sir ... See full summary »
20. Black Robe (1991)
R | 101 min | Adventure, Drama, History
A young Jesuit priest seeks to convert the Indian tribes in Canada while also trying to survive the harsh winter.
23. Evelyn (2002)
PG | 94 min | Drama
1953. Desmond Doyle is devastated when his wife abandons their family on the day after Christmas. His unemployment and the fact that there is no woman in the house to care for the children,... See full summary »
25. Paradigm (1970)
10 min | Short
William Hoyland stars as a nameless protagonist who speaks to the camera in a fabricated language and, though the course of the film, transforms from young and verbose, to old and inarticulate.
Bonnie and Clyde (2013– )
TV-14 | 120 min | Biography, Crime, Drama
Though Bonnie Parker (Holliday Grainger, Jane Eyre) & Clyde Barrow's (Emile Hirsch, Into the Wild ) crime spree is legendary, their story has never been told quite like this. Fueled by ... See full summary »
27. Don's Party (1976)
90 min | Comedy, Drama
The movie Dons Party is about a wild house party in a suburban Australian neighbourhood. Don Henderson convinces his wife to have another party so that their friends can gather to watch the... See full summary »
28. Paradise Road (1997)
R | 122 min | Drama, History, War
Fact-based recounting of a group of women who are imprisoned on the island of Sumatra by the Japanese during World War II and used music as a relief to their misery.
29. The Fringe Dwellers (1986)
98 min | Drama
Story of an aboriginal family who tries to move out of the fringe into the main white community.
32. Billy Baxter Presents Diary of the Cannes Film Festival with Rex Reed (1980 TV Movie)
52 min | Documentary
An eye-opening documentary that reveals the behind-the-scenes partying and plotting at one of the most memorable festivals in Cannes' storied history.
Writers: Kathleen Carroll, Charles Champlin, Roger Ebert, Molly Haskell, Eleanor Perry, Rex Reed, Andrew Sarris, Alexander Walker | Director: Iain Johnstone | Stars: Anouk Aimée, Samuel Z. Arkoff, Lucie Arnaz, Bruce Beresford
33. And Starring Pancho Villa as Himself (2003 TV Movie)
112 min | Biography, Drama, History
Hollywood makes a deal with Mexican revolutionary Pancho Villa to film his war and recreate his life.
34. The Getting of Wisdom (1978)
101 min | Drama
Oscar-nominated director Bruce Beresford (Driving Miss Daisy, Tender Mercies) crafts a tender coming-of-age tale that introduces one of Australian literature's most beloved characters to ... See full summary »
35. Bonnie and Clyde (2013 TV Mini-Series)
TV-14 | 240 min | Biography, Crime, Drama
Based on the true story of Clyde Barrow, a charismatic convicted armed robber who sweeps Bonnie Parker, an impressionable, petite, small-town waitress, off her feet, and the two embark on ... See full summary »
38. Crimes of the Heart (1986)
PG-13 | 105 min | Comedy, Drama
Three sisters with quite different personalities and lives reunite when the youngest of them, Babe, has just shot her husband. The oldest sister, Lenny, takes care of their grandfather and ... See full summary »
39. Cedar Boys (2009)
100 min | Crime, Drama
A journey into the lives of young Middle Eastern men from Sydney's outer west with dreams and desires to better themselves and fit in
40. Mister Johnson (1990)
PG-13 | 97 min | Drama
In 1923 British Colonial Nigeria, Mister Johnson is an oddity -- an educated black man who doesn't really fit in with the natives or the British. He works for the local British magistrate, ... See full summary »
41. Money Movers (1978)
R | 92 min | Crime, Action, Thriller
An armoured car company is the target of repeated heists. Company leadership is enforcing new measures in order to tighten the security. However, the biggest danger of a new heist lies within the company's own ranks.
42. Double Jeopardy (1999)
R | 105 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller
A woman framed for her husband's murder suspects he is still alive; as she has already been tried for the crime, she can't be re-prosecuted if she finds and kills him.
43. Rich in Love (1992)
PG-13 | 105 min | Drama
Charleston, South Carolina. The Odoms have lived a life of the traditions of the American south in their longtime, large family beach front home. That tradition is turned upside down when ... See full summary »
45. Possession(s) (2009)
90 min | Drama
When Frank sees something, he must have it. So when he finally has the opportunity to own a painting by Peter Booth, he is willing to do anything to get it. But, he is not the only one consumed by the desire to possess.
46. Curse of the Starving Class (1994)
R | 102 min | Drama
Sam Shepard's coming of age drama about a dirt-poor 1950's-era farm family. Dad's a foul talking drunk and Mom is desperately trying to save what's left of their family life.
47. Blue Fin (1978)
PG | 88 min | Adventure, Drama, Family
Based on the children's novel by celebrated South Australian author 'Colin Thiele', this is an emotional father and son story about tuna fishing of Southern Blue Fin tuna in South ... See full summary »
49. Peace, Love, & Misunderstanding (2011)
R | 96 min | Comedy, Drama, Music
An uptight NYC lawyer takes her two teenagers to her hippie mother's farmhouse upstate for a family vacation.
50. Silent Fall (1994)
R | 101 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller
An autistic boy witnesses his parents' double murder. Richard Dreyfuss as a controversial therapist, seeks to probe the child's mind in order to solve the case.