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1. A Clockwork Orange (1971)

X | 136 min | Crime, Drama, Sci-Fi

8.4
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78 Metascore

In future Britain, charismatic delinquent Alex DeLarge is jailed and volunteers for an experimental aversion therapy developed by the government in an effort to solve society's crime problem - but not all goes according to plan.

Writers: Stanley Kubrick, Anthony Burgess | Director: Stanley Kubrick | Stars: Malcolm McDowell, Patrick Magee, Michael Bates, Warren Clarke

2. Romeo + Juliet (1996)

PG-13 | 120 min | Drama, Romance

6.9
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60 Metascore

Shakespeare's famous play is updated to the hip modern suburb of Verona still retaining its original dialogue.

Writers: William Shakespeare, Craig Pearce, Baz Luhrmann | Director: Baz Luhrmann | Stars: Leonardo DiCaprio, Claire Danes, John Leguizamo, Harold Perrineau

3. Hotel Rwanda (2004)

PG-13 | 121 min | Drama, History, War

8.2
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79 Metascore

The true story of Paul Rusesabagina, a hotel manager who housed over a thousand Tutsi refugees during their struggle against the Hutu militia in Rwanda.

Writers: Keir Pearson, Terry George | Director: Terry George | Stars: Don Cheadle, Sophie Okonedo, Joaquin Phoenix, Xolani Mali

4. Finding Neverland (2004)

PG | 106 min | Biography, Drama, Family

7.8
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67 Metascore

The story of J.M. Barrie's friendship with a family who inspired him to create Peter Pan.

Writers: Allan Knee, David Magee | Director: Marc Forster | Stars: Johnny Depp, Kate Winslet, Julie Christie, Radha Mitchell

5. Sexy Beast (2000)

R | 89 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

7.3
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79 Metascore

Brutal gangster Don Logan recruits "retired" safecracker Gal for one last job, but it goes badly for both of them.

Writers: Louis Mellis, David Scinto | Director: Jonathan Glazer | Stars: Ray Winstone, Ben Kingsley, Ian McShane, Amanda Redman

6. Videodrome (1983)

R | 87 min | Action, Horror, Sci-Fi

7.3
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60 Metascore

A sleazy cable-TV programmer begins to see his life and the future of media spin out of control in a very unusual fashion when he acquires a new kind of programming for his station.

Writer: David Cronenberg | Director: David Cronenberg | Stars: James Woods, Deborah Harry, Sonja Smits, Peter Dvorsky

7. Scanners (1981)

R | 103 min | Horror, Sci-Fi

6.8
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60 Metascore

A scientist sends a man with extraordinary psychic powers to hunt others like him.

Writer: David Cronenberg | Director: David Cronenberg | Stars: Jennifer O'Neill, Stephen Lack, Patrick McGoohan, Lawrence Dane

8. Gallipoli (1981)

PG | 110 min | Adventure, Drama, History

7.5
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65 Metascore

Two Australian sprinters face the brutal realities of war when they are sent to fight in the Gallipoli campaign in Turkey during World War I.

Writers: Peter Weir, David Williamson | Director: Peter Weir | Stars: Mel Gibson, Mark Lee, Bill Kerr, Harold Hopkins

9. Alfie (2004)

R | 103 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.2
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49 Metascore

A cockney womanizer learns the hard way about the dangers of his actions.

Writers: Bill Naughton, Elaine Pope, Charles Shyer | Director: Charles Shyer | Stars: Jude Law, Sienna Miller, Susan Sarandon, Renée Taylor

10. Six Degrees of Separation (1993)

R | 112 min | Comedy, Drama, Mystery

6.9
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An affluent New York couple find their lives touched, intruded upon, and compelled by a mysterious young black man who is never quite who he says he is.

Writer: John Guare | Director: Fred Schepisi | Stars: Will Smith, Stockard Channing, Donald Sutherland, Ian McKellen

11. 24 Hour Party People (2002)

R | 117 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama

7.4
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85 Metascore

In 1976, Tony Wilson sets up Factory Records and brings Manchester's music to the world.

Writer: Frank Cottrell Boyce | Director: Michael Winterbottom | Stars: Steve Coogan, Lennie James, John Thomson, Paul Popplewell

12. Quigley Down Under (1990)

PG-13 | 119 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance

6.8
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Sharpshooter Matt Quigley is hired from Montana by an Australian rancher paying a very high price. But when Quigley arrives Down Under, all is not as it seems.

Writer: John Hill | Director: Simon Wincer | Stars: Tom Selleck, Laura San Giacomo, Alan Rickman, Chris Haywood

13. Avonlea (1990–1996)

PG | 60 min | Drama, Adventure, Family

8.7
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A young rich girl is sent to live with relatives in Prince Edward Island in early 1900s.

Stars: Zachary Bennett, Lally Cadeau, Mag Ruffman, Cedric Smith

14. Rush (2008– )

Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.5
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Creators: Christopher Lee, John Edwards | Stars: Rodger Corser, Callan Mulvey, Nicole da Silva, Ashley Zukerman

15. The Brood (1979)

R | 92 min | Horror, Sci-Fi

6.9
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A man tries to uncover an unconventional psychologist's therapy techniques on his institutionalized wife, while a series of brutal attacks committed by a brood of mutant children coincides with the husband's investigation.

Writer: David Cronenberg | Director: David Cronenberg | Stars: Oliver Reed, Samantha Eggar, Art Hindle, Henry Beckman

16. Sea Patrol (2007– )

Drama

7.3
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Following the crew of the patrol boat HMAS Hammersley, as they patrol the northern sea border of Australia. They have to deal with foreign fishermen poaching fish, smugglers and with political unrest in a neighbouring island state.

Creators: Di McElroy, Hal McElroy | Stars: John Batchelor, Matthew Holmes, Lisa McCune, Kristian Schmid

17. Romper Stomper (1992)

R | 94 min | Crime, Drama

6.8
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A group of skinheads become alarmed at the way their neighbourhood is changing.

Writer: Geoffrey Wright | Director: Geoffrey Wright | Stars: Russell Crowe, Daniel Pollock, Jacqueline McKenzie, Alex Scott

18. Code 46 (2003)

R | 93 min | Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi

6.3
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57 Metascore

A futuristic 'Brief Encounter', a love story in which the romance is doomed by genetic incompatibility.

Writer: Frank Cottrell Boyce | Director: Michael Winterbottom | Stars: Tim Robbins, Samantha Morton, Om Puri, Togo Igawa

19. Vera Drake (2004)

R | 125 min | Crime, Drama

7.7
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83 Metascore

Abortionist Vera Drake finds her beliefs and practices clash with the mores of 1950s Britain--a conflict that leads to tragedy for her family.

Writer: Mike Leigh | Director: Mike Leigh | Stars: Imelda Staunton, Jim Broadbent, Heather Craney, Richard Graham

20. Into the Storm (2009 TV Movie)

TV-PG | 99 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.2
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Continuing the storyline of The Gathering Storm, Churchill at War is a look at the former British prime minister's life and career at the end of WWII.

Writer: Hugh Whitemore | Director: Thaddeus O'Sullivan | Stars: Brendan Gleeson, Clive Mantle, Adrian Scarborough, Jack Shepherd

21. Empire Falls (2005 TV Movie)

TV-14 | 197 min | Drama, Romance

7.5
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A decaying New England town is the backdrop for its unique citizens, lead by unassuming restaurant manager Miles Roby.

Writer: Richard Russo | Director: Fred Schepisi | Stars: Ed Harris, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Helen Hunt, Paul Newman

22. I.Q. (1994)

PG | 100 min | Comedy, Romance

6.2
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Albert Einstein helps a young man who's in love with Einstein's niece to catch her attention by pretending temporarily to be a great physicist.

Writers: Andy Breckman, Michael Leeson | Director: Fred Schepisi | Stars: Tim Robbins, Meg Ryan, Walter Matthau, Lou Jacobi

23. Communion (1989)

R | 107 min | Biography, Drama, Horror

5.7
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Whitley Strieber goes with his family and some friends to his holiday home in the forest. They experience some weird occurances, are they UFO activity? Whitley is abducted and then faces a ... See full summary »

Writer: Whitley Strieber | Director: Philippe Mora | Stars: Christopher Walken, Lindsay Crouse, Frances Sternhagen, Andreas Katsulas

24. Curtains (1983)

R | 89 min | Crime, Horror, Mystery

5.7
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Six young actresses auditioning for a movie role at a remote mansion are targeted by a mysterious masked murderer.

Writer: Robert Guza Jr. | Director: Richard Ciupka | Stars: John Vernon, Samantha Eggar, Linda Thorson, Anne Ditchburn

25. The Magic Christian (1969)

M | 92 min | Comedy

6.2
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Sir Guy Grand, the richest man in the world, adopts a homeless boy, Youngman. Together, they set out to prove that anyone--and anything--can be bought with money.

Writers: Terry Southern, Joseph McGrath, Graham Chapman, John Cleese, Peter Sellers | Director: Joseph McGrath | Stars: Peter Sellers, Ringo Starr, Isabel Jeans, Caroline Blakiston

26. Lightning Jack (1994)

PG-13 | 98 min | Comedy, Western

5.3
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Lightning Jack Kane is an Australian outlaw in the wild west. During a bungled bank robbery he picks up mute Ben Doyle as a hostage. The two become good friends, with Jack teaching Ben how ... See full summary »

Writer: Paul Hogan | Director: Simon Wincer | Stars: Paul Hogan, Cuba Gooding Jr., Beverly D'Angelo, Kamala Lopez

27. Return to Snowy River (1988)

PG | 99 min | Adventure, Drama, Western

6.5
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Young Jim Craig returns to his home in the Australian high country. He finds that things are not as he left them - his girlfriend is being pursued by another man, and her father doesn't want Jim back into her life.

Writers: Geoff Burrowes, John Dixon | Director: Geoff Burrowes | Stars: Tom Burlinson, Sigrid Thornton, Brian Dennehy, Nicholas Eadie

28. Free Jimmy (2006)

86 min | Animation, Comedy

6.1
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Four stoners, five vegans, three mobsters, four hunters and a million reasons to free one junkie elephant.

Writers: Christopher Nielsen, Simon Pegg | Director: Christopher Nielsen | Stars: Woody Harrelson, Simon Pegg, Phil Daniels, Jay Simpson

29. Stander (2003)

R | 111 min | Action, Biography, Crime

7.3
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62 Metascore

The life and career of Andre Stander, a South African police officer turned bank robber.

Writer: Bima Stagg | Director: Bronwen Hughes | Stars: Thomas Jane, David O'Hara, Dexter Fletcher, Deborah Kara Unger

30. Long Weekend (1978)

97 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

6.8
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When a suburban couple go camping for the weekend at a remote beach, they discover that nature isn't in an accommodating mood.

Writer: Everett De Roche | Director: Colin Eggleston | Stars: John Hargreaves, Briony Behets, Mike McEwen, Roy Day

31. Phar Lap (1983)

PG | 107 min | Biography, Drama, Family

7.3
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55 Metascore

The true story of a Australian racehorse that becomes a champion with the help of a local stableboy.

Writer: David Williamson | Director: Simon Wincer | Stars: Tom Burlinson, Judy Morris, Richard Morgan, Robert Grubb

32. Rustlers' Rhapsody (1985)

PG | 88 min | Comedy, Western

6.3
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While the audience watches a black and white horse opera, a narrator's voice wonders what such a movie would be like today. Rex O'Herlihan, The Singing Cowboy, finds himself in color and ... See full summary »

Writer: Hugh Wilson | Director: Hugh Wilson | Stars: Tom Berenger, G.W. Bailey, Marilu Henner, Andy Griffith

33. Flesh Gordon Meets the Cosmic Cheerleaders (1990)

R | 98 min | Comedy, Sci-Fi

3.2
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Space-faring hero and galactically-renowned stud Flesh Gordon is kidnapped by a group of space cheerleaders hoping to use him to save their planet. A being simply known as Evil Presence has... See full summary »

Writers: Howard Ziehm, Doug Frisby | Director: Howard Ziehm | Stars: Vince Murdocco, Robyn Kelly, Tony Travis, William Dennis Hunt

34. Rawhead Rex (1986)

R | 89 min | Fantasy, Horror, Mystery

4.9
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Ireland will never be the same after Rawhead Rex, a particularly nasty demon, is released from his underground prison by an unwitting farmer. The film follows Rex's cross country rampage, ... See full summary »

Writer: Clive Barker | Director: George Pavlou | Stars: David Dukes, Kelly Piper, Niall Toibin, Ronan Wilmot

35. Stoned Bros (2009)

90 min | Comedy

5.1
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Best mates Eddie and Charlie's spiritual journey goes off track and becomes a riotous trip through outback Australia.

Writers: William Bainbridge, Richard Frankland | Director: Richard Frankland | Stars: Luke Carroll, Leon Burchill, Valentino del Toro, David Page

36. Of Unknown Origin (1983)

R | 88 min | Horror

6.2
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A man who recently completed rebuilding a townhouse becomes obsessed with a rat infestation until it becomes an interspecies duel.

Writers: Chauncey G. Parker III, Brian Taggert | Director: George P. Cosmatos | Stars: Peter Weller, Jennifer Dale, Lawrence Dane, Kenneth Welsh

37. Complicity (2000)

R | 99 min | Thriller, Drama

6.0
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Cameron Colley is a young scottish journalist, with an interest in exposing the wrongs committed by the rich and powerful. Life is comfortable enough but uneventful, until someone starts ... See full summary »

Writers: Iain Banks, Bryan Elsley | Director: Gavin Millar | Stars: Jonny Lee Miller, Brian Cox, Keeley Hawes, Paul Higgins

38. Kiss Kiss (Bang Bang) (2001)

101 min | Comedy, Thriller

6.3
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Hit-man Felix has quit his criminal activities and found employment minding a rich man's adult son. Meanwhile, Felix's old criminal gang have issued a hit on Felix.

Writer: Stewart Sugg | Director: Stewart Sugg | Stars: Stellan Skarsgård, Chris Penn, Paul Bettany, Allan Corduner

39. Anzacs (1985 TV Mini-Series)

165 min | Drama, History, War

8.0
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Following the lives of a dozen Australian soldiers who served in the Australia and New Zealand Army Corps (ANZAC) during World War I which follows them from the 1915 battle of Galipoli, to ... See full summary »

Stars: Andrew Clarke, Paul Hogan, Jon Blake, Megan Williams

40. The Blue Butterfly (2004)

PG | 97 min | Drama, Adventure

6.3
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A dramatic adventure about courage, redemption and love being filmed in the rain forests of Costa Rica, and in Montreal.

Writer: Pete McCormack | Director: Léa Pool | Stars: Marc Donato, William Hurt, Pascale Bussières, Raoul Trujillo

41. Do Not Disturb (1999)

R | 94 min | Action, Thriller, Comedy

4.9
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Do Not Disturb tells the story of an American family in Amsterdam whose mute 10 year old daughter witnesses a murder. The murderers chase the child through nightly Amsterdam.

Writer: Dick Maas | Director: Dick Maas | Stars: William Hurt, Jennifer Tilly, Francesca Brown, Denis Leary

42. The Chant of Jimmie Blacksmith (1978)

108 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

7.4
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The true story of a part aboriginal man who finds the pressure of adapting to white culture intolerable, and as a result snaps in a violent and horrific manner.

Writers: Fred Schepisi, Thomas Keneally | Director: Fred Schepisi | Stars: Freddy Reynolds, Angela Punch McGregor, Tommy Lewis, Ray Barrett

43. Second Skin (2000)

R | 95 min | Thriller

5.1
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A man opens a small-town bookstore in order to escape his connections to a mobster, but is reluctantly drawn back to his dark past by a mysterious woman.

Writer: John Lau | Director: Darrell Roodt | Stars: Natasha Henstridge, Angus Macfadyen, Liam Waite, Norman Anstey

44. Howzat! Kerry Packer's War (2012 TV Mini-Series)

Drama

7.8
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Stars: Lachy Hulme, Abe Forsythe, Damon Gameau, Brendan Cowell

45. Dangerous Touch (1994)

R | 101 min | Thriller

3.2
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An erotic thriller about a promiscuous radio sex therapist who is dragged into blackmail by a young hustler.

Writers: Kurt Voss, Lou Diamond Phillips | Director: Lou Diamond Phillips | Stars: Kate Vernon, Robert Prentiss, Bill Allen, Greg Stone

46. Metal Skin (1994)

115 min | Action, Drama, Romance

6.2
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Psycho Joe, a petrol-head from Altona, Melbourne, secures employment at a local Supermarket. Here, he meets the over-sexed Dazey. Joe and Dazey form a friendship based on a mutual interest ... See full summary »

Writer: Geoffrey Wright | Director: Geoffrey Wright | Stars: Aden Young, Tara Morice, Nadine Garner, Ben Mendelsohn

47. The Silver Brumby (1993)

G | 93 min | Drama, Family

5.9
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A mother tells her daughter a fable about the prince of the brumbies, brumby being a term for the feral horses of Australia, who must find its place among its kind, while one man makes it his mission to capture it and tame it.

Writers: Elyne Mitchell, Jon Stephens, John Tatoulis | Director: John Tatoulis | Stars: Caroline Goodall, Russell Crowe, Amiel Daemion, Johnny Raaen

48. Thirst (1979)

R | 93 min | Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller

5.7
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The descendant of Elizabeth Bathory is abducted by a cult of self-proclaimed supermen who achieve this state of superiority by drinking from the "blood cows" (read: people) kept at the "dairy farm", and they try to get her to join them.

Writer: John Pinkney | Director: Rod Hardy | Stars: Chantal Contouri, Shirley Cameron, Max Phipps, Henry Silva

49. The Clown Murders (1976)

R | 96 min | Drama, Mystery, Horror

3.7
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A killer targets trick-or-treaters on Halloween.

Writer: Martyn Burke | Director: Martyn Burke | Stars: Stephen Young, Susan Keller, Lawrence Dane, John Candy

50. The Devil's Playground (1976)

107 min | Drama

6.9
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Fred Schepisi's film, 'The Devil's Playground' is an intimate portrait of Tom, a thirteen-year-old struggling in spirit and body with the constraints of living in a Catholic seminary. It is... See full summary »

Writer: Fred Schepisi | Director: Fred Schepisi | Stars: Charles McCallum, John Frawley, Arthur Dignam, Nick Tate