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1. The Chaser's War on Everything (2006– )

26 min | Comedy

8.8
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Stars: Julian Morrow, Andrew Hansen, Chris Taylor, Chas Licciardello

Votes: 2,141

2. Australian Story (1996– )

30 min | Documentary

8.6
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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 »

Stars: Caroline Jones, Jason Donovan, Andrew Rule, Bob Irwin

Votes: 50

3. The Late Show (1992–1993)

60 min | Comedy

8.3
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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 »

Stars: Santo Cilauro, Tom Gleisner, Jane Kennedy, Tony Martin

Votes: 275

4. Whatever Happened to That Guy? (2009– )

Comedy

8.2
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Creators: Brendan Luno, Peter Moon, Marilyn Tofler | Stars: Peter Moon, Andrea Powell, Paul Ireland, Joshua Wakefield-Luno

Votes: 17

5. The Telegram Man (2011)

14 min | Short, Drama

8.0
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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.

Writers: John Boyne, Victoria Wharfe McIntyre | Director: James Francis Khehtie | Stars: Jack Thompson, Gary Sweet, Sigrid Thornton, Tessa Nethercote-Way

Votes: 42

6. The World's Greatest Stunts: A Tribute to Hollywood Stuntmen (1988 TV Movie)

45 min | Documentary

8.0
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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 »

Writer: William Kronick | Director: William Kronick | Stars: Richard Dean Anderson, Kabir Bedi, Bruce Beresford, Yakima Canutt

Votes: 5

7. Miss Daisy's Journey: From Stage to Screen (2003 Video)

19 min | Documentary, Short

8.0
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Director: Jeffrey Lerner | Stars: Alfred Uhry, Richard D. Zanuck, Lili Fini Zanuck, Bruce Beresford

Votes: 8

8. Breaker Morant (1980)

PG | 107 min | Drama, History, War

7.9
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Three Australian lieutenants are court martialed for executing prisoners as a way of deflecting attention from war crimes committed by their superior officers.

Writers: Kenneth G. Ross, Jonathan Hardy, David Stevens, Bruce Beresford, Kit Denton | Director: Bruce Beresford | Stars: Edward Woodward, Jack Thompson, John Waters, Bryan Brown

Votes: 9,757

9. The Celluloid Heroes (1995 TV Movie)

7.9
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Film Australia presents a four part miniseries celebrating the centenary of Australia's film industry 1895-1995.

Stars: Phillip Adams, Ilma Adey, Jenny Agutter, Elizabeth Alexander

Votes: 10

10. Not Quite Hollywood: The Wild, Untold Story of Ozploitation! (2008)

R | 103 min | Documentary

7.7
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76 Metascore

The story of the Australian exploitation genre cinema of 1970s and 80s.

Writer: Mark Hartley | Director: Mark Hartley | Stars: Phillip Adams, Glory Annen, Christine Amor, Victoria Anoux

Votes: 2,965

11. You're Human Like the Rest of Them (1967)

18 min | Short, Drama

7.7
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Writer: B.S. Johnson | Director: B.S. Johnson | Stars: William Hoyland, Barry Cole, Gordon Gridley, Anne Hardcastle

Votes: 19

12. In the Tracks of Georges Delerue (2010)

73 min | Documentary, Biography, Music

7.6
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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 »

Writer: Pascale Cuenot | Director: Pascale Cuenot | Stars: Bruce Beresford, Bertrand Blier, Alain Corneau, Alexandre Desplat

Votes: 7

13. Tender Mercies (1983)

PG | 92 min | Drama, Music

7.5
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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.

Writer: Horton Foote | Director: Bruce Beresford | Stars: Robert Duvall, Tess Harper, Betty Buckley, Wilford Brimley

Votes: 6,820

14. Miracles & Mercies (2002 Video)

Documentary, Short

7.5
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Director: Gary Hertz | Stars: Bruce Beresford, Wilford Brimley, Betty Buckley, Robert Duvall

Votes: 20

15. Driving Miss Daisy (1989)

PG | 99 min | Drama

7.4
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81 Metascore

An old Jewish woman and her African-American chauffeur in the American South have a relationship that grows and improves over the years.

Writer: Alfred Uhry | Director: Bruce Beresford | Stars: Morgan Freeman, Jessica Tandy, Dan Aykroyd, Patti LuPone

Votes: 65,481

16. Mao's Last Dancer (2009)

PG | 117 min | Biography, Drama, Music

7.4
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55 Metascore

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 »

Writers: Jan Sardi, Cunxin Li | Director: Bruce Beresford | Stars: Chi Cao, Bruce Greenwood, Kyle MacLachlan, Penne Hackforth-Jones

Votes: 5,775

17. Into the Shadows (2009)

88 min | Documentary

7.4
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Explores behind the big screen to meet the filmmakers, distributors and exhibitors who bring Australian films to us, the audience.

Writer: Andrew Scarano | Director: Andrew Scarano | Stars: Shane Abbess, Phillip Adams, Stephen Basil-Jones, Bruce Beresford

Votes: 38

18. The Sounds of Aus (2007 TV Movie)

55 min | Documentary

7.3
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Writer: Lawrie Zion | Director: David Swann | Stars: John Clarke, Bruce Beresford, Santo Cilauro, Mary-Anne Fahey

Votes: 12

19. The Man Inside Dame Edna (2008 TV Movie)

65 min | Documentary

7.2
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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 »

Director: Adrian Sibley | Stars: Barry Humphries, Toby Jones, Geoffrey Rush, Holly Johnson

Votes: 14

20. Black Robe (1991)

R | 101 min | Adventure, Drama, History

7.1
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A young Jesuit priest seeks to convert the Indian tribes in Canada while also trying to survive the harsh winter.

Writer: Brian Moore | Director: Bruce Beresford | Stars: Lothaire Bluteau, Aden Young, Sandrine Holt, August Schellenberg

Votes: 5,160

21. Side by Side (1975)

84 min | Comedy, Music

7.1
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Writers: Bruce Beresford, Garry Chambers, Ron Inkpen, Peter James | Director: Bruce Beresford | Stars: Barry Humphries, Terry-Thomas, Stephanie De Sykes, Billy Boyle

Votes: 34

22. Bonnie and Clyde (2013– )
Episode: Part 2 (2013)

TV-14 | Biography, Crime, Drama

7.1
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Writers: John Rice, Joe Batteer | Director: Bruce Beresford | Stars: Emile Hirsch, Holliday Grainger, Sarah Hyland, Elizabeth Reaser

Votes: 74

23. Evelyn (2002)

PG | 94 min | Drama

7.0
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55 Metascore

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 »

Writer: Paul Pender | Director: Bruce Beresford | Stars: Pierce Brosnan, Julianna Margulies, Aidan Quinn, Sophie Vavasseur

Votes: 5,217

24. The Club (1980)

PG | 96 min | Comedy, Drama, Sport

7.0
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Boardroom and dressing-room intrigues spill on to the field at the Australian Rules football club.

Writer: David Williamson | Director: Bruce Beresford | Stars: Jack Thompson, Graham Kennedy, Frank Wilson, Harold Hopkins

Votes: 707

25. Paradigm (1970)

10 min | Short

7.0
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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.

Writer: B.S. Johnson | Director: B.S. Johnson | Star: William Hoyland

Votes: 10

26. Bonnie and Clyde (2013– )
Episode: Part 1 (2013)

TV-14 | 120 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

7.0
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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 »

Writers: John Rice, Joe Batteer | Director: Bruce Beresford | Stars: Emile Hirsch, Holliday Grainger, Sarah Hyland, Elizabeth Reaser

Votes: 105

27. Don's Party (1976)

90 min | Comedy, Drama

6.9
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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 »

Writer: David Williamson | Director: Bruce Beresford | Stars: John Hargreaves, Pat Bishop, Graham Kennedy, Veronica Lang

Votes: 762

28. Paradise Road (1997)

R | 122 min | Drama, History, War

6.8
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48 Metascore

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.

Writers: David Giles, Martin Meader, Bruce Beresford, Betty Jeffrey | Director: Bruce Beresford | Stars: Glenn Close, Frances McDormand, Pauline Collins, Cate Blanchett

Votes: 3,976

29. The Fringe Dwellers (1986)

98 min | Drama

6.8
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Story of an aboriginal family who tries to move out of the fringe into the main white community.

Writers: Bruce Beresford, Rhoisin Beresford, Nene Gare | Director: Bruce Beresford | Stars: Kristina Nehm, Justine Saunders, Bob Maza, Kylie Belling

Votes: 284

30. Jessica Tandy: Theatre Legend to Screen Star (2003 Video)

7 min | Documentary, Short

6.8
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Director: Jeffrey Lerner | Stars: Jon Avnet, Frances Sternhagen, Alfred Uhry, Bruce Beresford

Votes: 5

31. Canvas (2006)

PG-13 | 101 min | Drama

6.7
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67 Metascore

A woman's schizophrenia affects her relationships with her husband and son.

Writer: Joseph Greco | Director: Joseph Greco | Stars: Griffin Miner, Marcia Gay Harden, Devon Gearhart, Julie Upton

Votes: 840

32. Billy Baxter Presents Diary of the Cannes Film Festival with Rex Reed (1980 TV Movie)

52 min | Documentary

6.7
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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

Votes: 15

33. And Starring Pancho Villa as Himself (2003 TV Movie)

112 min | Biography, Drama, History

6.6
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Hollywood makes a deal with Mexican revolutionary Pancho Villa to film his war and recreate his life.

Writer: Larry Gelbart | Director: Bruce Beresford | Stars: Antonio Banderas, Eion Bailey, Alan Arkin, Jim Broadbent

Votes: 2,567

34. The Getting of Wisdom (1978)

101 min | Drama

6.6
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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 »

Writers: Henry Handel Richardson, Eleanor Witcombe | Director: Bruce Beresford | Stars: Julia Blake, Dorothy Bradley, Kay Eklund, Max Fairchild

Votes: 262

35. Bonnie and Clyde (2013 TV Mini-Series)

TV-14 | 240 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

6.5
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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 »

Stars: Emile Hirsch, Holliday Grainger, Sarah Hyland, Elizabeth Reaser

Votes: 3,200

36. Rove Live (2000– )

75 min | Comedy, Talk-Show

6.5
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Stars: Rove McManus, Peter Helliar, Corinne Grant, Ryan Shelton

Votes: 642

37. Evelyn: Behind the Scenes (2003 Video)

21 min | Documentary, Short

6.5
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Director: Jerry Hogrewe | Stars: Alan Bates, Bruce Beresford, Pierce Brosnan, Julianna Margulies

Votes: 10

38. Crimes of the Heart (1986)

PG-13 | 105 min | Comedy, Drama

6.4
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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 »

Writer: Beth Henley | Director: Bruce Beresford | Stars: Diane Keaton, Jessica Lange, Sissy Spacek, Sam Shepard

Votes: 2,689

39. Cedar Boys (2009)

100 min | Crime, Drama

6.4
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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

Writer: Serhat Caradee | Director: Serhat Caradee | Stars: Rachael Taylor, Martin Henderson, Bren Foster, Ian Roberts

Votes: 469

40. Mister Johnson (1990)

PG-13 | 97 min | Drama

6.4
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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 »

Writers: William Boyd, Joyce Cary | Director: Bruce Beresford | Stars: Pierce Brosnan, Edward Woodward, Maynard Eziashi, Beatie Edney

Votes: 561

41. Money Movers (1978)

R | 92 min | Crime, Action, Thriller

6.4
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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.

Writers: Bruce Beresford, Devon Minchin | Director: Bruce Beresford | Stars: Terence Donovan, Tony Bonner, Ed Devereaux, Charles 'Bud' Tingwell

Votes: 285

42. Double Jeopardy (1999)

R | 105 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller

6.3
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40 Metascore

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.

Writers: David Weisberg, Douglas Cook | Director: Bruce Beresford | Stars: Ashley Judd, Tommy Lee Jones, Bruce Greenwood, Benjamin Weir

Votes: 53,008

43. Rich in Love (1992)

PG-13 | 105 min | Drama

6.2
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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 »

Writers: Josephine Humphreys, Alfred Uhry | Director: Bruce Beresford | Stars: Albert Finney, Jill Clayburgh, Kathryn Erbe, Kyle MacLachlan

Votes: 642

44. 20 to 1 (2005– )

60 min | Documentary

6.2
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Stars: Bert Newton, Sami Lukis, Richard Wilkins, Scott Cam

Votes: 241

45. Possession(s) (2009)

90 min | Drama

6.2
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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.

Writers: Laurence Fuller, Jim Lounsbury | Director: Jim Lounsbury | Stars: Trilby Beresford, Max Cullen, Laurence Fuller, Asher Keddie

Votes: 10

46. Curse of the Starving Class (1994)

R | 102 min | Drama

6.0
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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.

Writers: Bruce Beresford, Sam Shepard | Director: J. Michael McClary | Stars: James Woods, Kathy Bates, Randy Quaid, Henry Thomas

Votes: 2,255

47. Blue Fin (1978)

PG | 88 min | Adventure, Drama, Family

6.0
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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 »

Writers: Sonia Borg, Colin Thiele | Directors: Carl Schultz, Bruce Beresford | Stars: Hardy Krüger, Greg Rowe, Liddy Clark, John Jarratt

Votes: 153

48. Mornings with Kerri-Anne (2002– )

120 min | Family, Talk-Show

6.0
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Stars: Kerri-Anne Kennerley, Jamie Malcolm, Brian Corsetti, Faye De Lanty

Votes: 37

49. Peace, Love, & Misunderstanding (2011)

R | 96 min | Comedy, Drama, Music

5.9
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45 Metascore

An uptight NYC lawyer takes her two teenagers to her hippie mother's farmhouse upstate for a family vacation.

Writers: Christina Mengert, Joseph Muszynski | Director: Bruce Beresford | Stars: Jane Fonda, Catherine Keener, Elizabeth Olsen, Nat Wolff

Votes: 5,414

50. Silent Fall (1994)

R | 101 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

5.9
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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.

Writer: Akiva Goldsman | Director: Bruce Beresford | Stars: Richard Dreyfuss, Linda Hamilton, John Lithgow, J.T. Walsh

Votes: 2,860