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1. The Babadook (2014)

93 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller

6.9
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87 Metascore

A single mother, plagued by the violent death of her husband, battles with her son's fear of a monster lurking in the house, but soon discovers a sinister presence all around her.

Writer: Jennifer Kent | Director: Jennifer Kent | Stars: Essie Davis, Noah Wiseman, Daniel Henshall, Hayley McElhinney

2. The Matrix Reloaded (2003)

R | 138 min | Action, Sci-Fi

7.2
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62 Metascore

Neo and the rebel leaders estimate that they have 72 hours until 250,000 probes discover Zion and destroy it and its inhabitants. During this, Neo must decide how he can save Trinity from a dark fate in his dreams.

Writers: Andy Wachowski, Lana Wachowski | Directors: Andy Wachowski, Lana Wachowski | Stars: Keanu Reeves, Laurence Fishburne, Carrie-Anne Moss, Hugo Weaving

3. The Matrix Revolutions (2003)

R | 129 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

6.7
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47 Metascore

The human city of Zion defends itself against the massive invasion of the machines as Neo fights to end the war at another front while also opposing the rogue Agent Smith.

Writers: Andy Wachowski, Lana Wachowski | Directors: Andy Wachowski, Lana Wachowski | Stars: Keanu Reeves, Laurence Fishburne, Carrie-Anne Moss, Hugo Weaving

4. Miss Fisher's Murder Mysteries (2012– )

60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.4
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Our lady sleuth sashays through the back lanes and jazz clubs of late 1920's Melbourne, fighting injustice with her pearl-handled pistol and her dagger sharp wit.

Stars: Essie Davis, Nathan Page, Hugo Johnstone-Burt, Ashleigh Cummings

5. Australia (2008)

PG-13 | 165 min | Adventure, Drama, History

6.6
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53 Metascore

Set in northern Australia before World War II, an English aristocrat who inherits a sprawling ranch reluctantly pacts with a stock-man in order to protect her new property from a takeover plot. As the pair drive 2,000 head of cattle over unforgiving landscape, they experience the bombing of Darwin, Australia, by Japanese forces firsthand.

Writers: Stuart Beattie, Baz Luhrmann, Ronald Harwood, Richard Flanagan | Director: Baz Luhrmann | Stars: Nicole Kidman, Hugh Jackman, Shea Adams, Eddie Baroo

6. Legend of the Guardians: The Owls of Ga'Hoole (2010)

PG | 97 min | Animation, Adventure, Fantasy

7.0
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53 Metascore

When a young owl is abducted by an evil Owl army, he must escape with new-found friends and seek the legendary Guardians to stop the menace.

Writers: John Orloff, Emil Stern, Kathryn Lasky | Director: Zack Snyder | Stars: Jim Sturgess, Hugo Weaving, David Wenham, Emily Barclay

7. Girl with a Pearl Earring (2003)

PG-13 | 100 min | Biography, Drama, Romance

7.0
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72 Metascore

A young peasant maid working in the house of painter Johannes Vermeer becomes his talented assistant and the model for one of his most famous works.

Writers: Tracy Chevalier, Olivia Hetreed | Director: Peter Webber | Stars: Scarlett Johansson, Colin Firth, Tom Wilkinson, Judy Parfitt

8. Charlotte's Web (2006)

G | 97 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy

6.4
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68 Metascore

Wilbur the pig is scared of the end of the season, because he knows that come that time, he will end up on the dinner table. He hatches a plan with Charlotte, a spider that lives in his pen, to ensure that this will never happen.

Writers: Susannah Grant, Karey Kirkpatrick, Earl Hamner Jr., E.B. White | Director: Gary Winick | Stars: Dakota Fanning, Julia Roberts, Oprah Winfrey, Steve Buscemi

9. The Slap (2011– )

60 min | Drama | Active

7.6
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Traces the shattering repercussions of a single event upon a group of family and friends. Based on Christos Tsiolkas' best-selling novel.

Stars: Jonathan LaPaglia, Sophie Okonedo, Alex Dimitriades, Essie Davis

10. Burning Man (I) (2011)

Not Rated | 110 min | Drama, Romance

6.5
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53 Metascore

An English chef with a chic restaurant on Bondi Beach trying to put his life and his relationship with his son back on track while surrounded by women.

Writer: Jonathan Teplitzky | Director: Jonathan Teplitzky | Stars: Matthew Goode, Rachel Griffiths, Bojana Novakovic, Essie Davis

11. Sweeney Todd (2006 TV Movie)

90 min | Crime, Drama, Horror

7.1
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A BBC adaptation of the Victorian "penny dreadful" tale of 18th century "demon barber" Sweeney Todd, of Fleet Street, who cuts the throats of unsuspecting clients in his London shop.

Writer: Joshua St Johnston | Director: David Moore | Stars: Ray Winstone, Essie Davis, David Warner, Tom Hardy

12. Isolation (2005)

R | 95 min | Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller

5.7
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On a remote Irish farm, five people become unwilling participants in an experiment that goes nightmarishly wrong.

Writer: Billy O'Brien | Director: Billy O'Brien | Stars: Essie Davis, Sean Harris, Marcel Iures, Crispin Letts

13. 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

14. The Wedding Party (2010)

97 min | Comedy, Drama

4.7
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When Steve's secret marriage of convenience is discovered by his family, he finds himself at the centre of the world's most farcical wedding, the only problem is, he is in love with somebody else.

Writers: Christine Bartlett, Amanda Jane | Director: Amanda Jane | Stars: Josh Lawson, Isabel Lucas, Steve Bisley, Rhonda Burchmore

15. Enter the Matrix (2003 Video Game)

T | Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller

6.9
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The game's story picks up just before The Matrix Reloaded and runs parallel to that of the film. Play either Niobe or Ghost as they bend the rules of the Matrix with martial arts, pilot the... See full summary »

Writers: Andy Wachowski, Lana Wachowski | Directors: Andy Wachowski, Lana Wachowski | Stars: Mary Alice, Christine Anu, Steve Bastoni, Don Battee

16. A Poet in New York (2014 TV Movie)

72 min | Biography, Drama

7.0
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A look at Welsh poet Dylan Thomas's fatal visit to New York City, and his stormy relationship with his wife Caitlin.

Writer: Andrew Davies | Director: Aisling Walsh | Stars: Tom Hollander, Phoebe Fox, Ewen Bremner, Celt Llewelyn Jones

17. Cloudstreet (2011 TV Mini-Series)

Drama

7.4
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The lives of two working class Australian families who come to live together at One Cloud Street, over a period of twenty years, 1943 - 1963.

Stars: Emma Booth, Kerry Fox, Geoff Morrell, Todd Lasance

18. Blackrock (1997)

103 min | Drama, Thriller

6.4
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When a young schoolgirl is raped and murdered, the mateship between a group of surfers is tested as the truth is slowly revealed.

Writer: Nick Enright | Director: Steven Vidler | Stars: Laurence Breuls, Linda Cropper, Simon Lyndon, Chris Haywood

19. Water Rats (1996–2001)

60 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.2
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Beneath its surface exists a playground for the murky underworld, a place of illicit rubbish dumps. pollution hazards, the remnants of huge drug hauls, and a graveyard of bodies from years ... See full summary »

Creators: Tony Morphett, John Hugginson | Stars: Brett Partridge, Peter Bensley, Toni Scanlan, Jay Laga'aia

20. Hey Hey It's Esther Blueburger (2008)

PG-13 | 103 min | Comedy, Drama

6.4
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A coming-of-age story about a 13-year-old girl trying to fit into both a posh private school and an ordinary public school.

Writer: Cathy Randall | Director: Cathy Randall | Stars: Danielle Catanzariti, Cassandra Jinman, Talia Monaghan, Yen Yen Stender

21. Halifax f.p. (1994–2001)

Crime

7.6
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Stars: Rebecca Gibney, Susanne Chapman, Robyn Nevin, Louise Siversen

22. Murder Call (1997–1999)

50 min | Drama, Crime, Thriller

7.9
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Creator: Hal McElroy | Stars: Lucy Bell, Peter Mochrie, Geoff Morrell, Glenda Linscott

23. After the Deluge (2003 TV Movie)

194 min | Drama, Romance

7.4
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Follows the stories of the four men of the Kirby family. As Alex's marriage breaks apart, Toby tries desperately to start a family, and Marty tries to kick-start his faded music career as ... See full summary »

Creator: Deborah Cox | Director: Brendan Maher | Stars: David Wenham, Hugo Weaving, Samuel Johnson, Aden Young

24. The Ripper (1997 TV Movie)

R | 96 min | Thriller

5.7
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This telling of the story of Jack the Ripper focuses not on the killings as much as on the aristocratic lives of the people connected to the heir-apparent to the throne of England... who of... See full summary »

Writer: Robert Rodat | Director: Janet Meyers | Stars: Patrick Bergin, Gabrielle Anwar, Samuel West, Michael York

25. Lilian's Story (1996)

94 min | Drama

7.0
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For forty years Lilian Singer has been locked up in a 'loony bin' by her father. Her release is eventually secured by her eccentric Aunt Kitty and her brother, John. Lilian starts to carve ... See full summary »

Writers: Steve Wright, Kate Grenville | Director: Jerzy Domaradzki | Stars: Ruth Cracknell, Barry Otto, Toni Collette, John Flaus

26. The Custodian (1993)

109 min | Drama

5.7
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A police detective decides to expose the pervasive corruption that permeates his department.

Writer: John Dingwall | Director: John Dingwall | Stars: Anthony LaPaglia, Hugo Weaving, Barry Otto, Kelly Dingwall

27. The Sound of One Hand Clapping (1998)

Not Rated | 93 min | Drama

5.6
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36-year-old Sonja Buloh visits his father Bojan in Tasmania's capital after 20 years absence. She left him when he beat her up in a drunken rage, and she finds him a sad alcoholic. That ... See full summary »

Writers: Deborah Cox, Richard Flanagan | Director: Richard Flanagan | Stars: Kerry Fox, Kristof Kaczmarek, Rosie Flanagan, Arabella Wain

28. Dad and Dave: On Our Selection (1995)

107 min | Comedy

6.3
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Tired of local corruption and the harshness of his life a bushman demonstrates the true Aussie spirit and decides to run for parliament.

Writers: Geoffrey Atherden, Steele Rudd, George Whaley | Director: George Whaley | Stars: Leo McKern, Joan Sutherland, Geoffrey Rush, Ray Barrett

29. The Silence (2006 TV Movie)

110 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.4
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A police officer traumatized by a recent crime is reassigned as a curator for a police photographic exhibition. In his new role, he discovers connections between a series of murders that ... See full summary »

Writers: Alice Addison, Mary Walsh | Director: Cate Shortland | Stars: Richard Roxburgh, Essie Davis, Alice McConnell, Emily Barclay

30. South Solitary (2010)

121 min | Drama, Romance

6.2
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Set in 1928, Meredith is a 35 year-old unmarried woman who arrives at a remote lighthouse island with her uncle, the new head keeper.

Writer: Shirley Barrett | Director: Shirley Barrett | Stars: Miranda Otto, Marton Csokas, Essie Davis, Rohan Nichol

31. The Last Time I Saw Michael Gregg (2011)

Comedy

6.8
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Director: Steven Soderbergh | Stars: Wayne Blair, Cate Blanchett, Zoe Carides, Essie Davis

32. The Pact (III) (2003)

94 min | Thriller

2.5
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A teen Pact riding on top of trains breeds hell to pay 15 years later when one comes back from the dead.

Writer: Hugh Hamilton O'Brien | Director: Strathford Hamilton | Stars: Sigrid Thornton, Robert Mammone, Peter O'Brien, Basia A'Hern

33. Young Lions (2002– )

Drama, Crime

7.4
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Creator: Michael Jenkins | Stars: Alex Dimitriades, Alexandra Davies, Tom Long, Anna Lise Phillips

34. 2011 Samsung AACTA Awards (2012 TV Movie)

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Writers: Kynan Barker, George Dodd | Director: Simon Francis | Stars: Andros Achilleos, Alice Addison, Woody Allen, Anne Archer

35. Adam Hills in Gordon St Tonight (2011– )

Talk-Show

7.5
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Stars: Adam Hills, Hannah Gadsby, Dave O'Neil, Ross Noble

36. Kings in Grass Castles (1998 TV Mini-Series)

200 min | Drama

7.3
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The life of an Irish immigrant family in Australia in the second half of the 19th century.

Stars: Rafe Andrews, Stewart Armstrong, Craig Ashley, Maurie Barlin

37. River Street (1996)

90 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.1
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Ben, an arrogant, hustling property developer is wrongly arrested and things from bad to worse when he accidentally punches a policeman at the station. Sentenced to community service at a ... See full summary »

Writers: Tony Mahood, Philip Ryall | Director: Tony Mahood | Stars: Aden Young, Bill Hunter, Essie Davis, Tammy Macintosh

38. The 58th Annual Tony Awards (2004 TV Special)

130 min | Music

6.4
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Writers: Dave Boone, Bruce Vilanch | Director: Glenn Weiss | Stars: Hugh Jackman, Tom Aldredge, Eileen Atkins, Becky Ann Baker

39. Temptation (2003 TV Movie)

90 min | Drama

6.4
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Writer: Sue Smith | Director: Tony Tilse | Stars: Colin Friels, Rhondda Findleton, Kate Atkinson, Toby Schmitz

40. The Two-Wheeled Time Machine (1997)

21 min | Short, Drama, Fantasy

6.5
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Henry Howard discovers a way to stay young forever, but life doesn't seem worth living without his childhood sweetheart Alice. Risking old age, Henry returns to convince her to join him.

Writer: David Lowe | Director: David Lowe | Stars: Ron Blair, Jennifer Cloher, Essie Davis, Matt Day

41. Corridors of Power (2001– )

30 min | Comedy

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Stars: Philip Quast, Jeremy Sims, Ed Wightman, Kristy Wright

42. Charlotte's Web: Making Some Movie (2007 Video)

Documentary, Short

7.1
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Writer: Sarah Elbert | Stars: Kevin Anderson, Gary Basaraba, John Andrew Berton Jr., Thomas Haden Church

43. The Making of The Slap (2011– )

38 min | Documentary

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Stars: Oliver Ackland, Blake Davis, Essie Davis, Alex Dimitriades

44. The Slap (2011– )
Episode: Aisha (2011)

Drama

7.1
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Writers: Emily Ballou, Christos Tsiolkas | Director: Robert Connolly | Stars: Jonathan LaPaglia, Sophie Okonedo, Melissa George, Alex Dimitriades

45. The Slap (2011– )
Episode: Anouk (2011)

Drama

7.3
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Writers: Emily Ballou, Christos Tsiolkas | Director: Jessica Hobbs | Stars: Jonathan LaPaglia, Sophie Okonedo, Alex Dimitriades, Melissa George

46. Miss Fisher's Murder Mysteries (2012– )
Episode: Away with the Fairies (2012)

50 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.6
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An author of fairy stories is poisoned at the offices of Women's Choice magazine. The editor is convinced someone has it in for the magazine. While Phryne investigates the death, Dot takes ... See full summary »

Writers: Ysabelle Dean, Kerry Greenwood, Kelly Lefever | Director: Emma Freeman | Stars: Essie Davis, Nathan Page, Hugo Johnstone-Burt, Ashleigh Cummings

47. Water Rats (1996–2001)
Episode: Blood Trail (1997)

Action, Crime, Drama

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Creators: John Hugginson, Hal McElroy, Tony Morphett | Director: Peter Andrikidis | Stars: Colin Friels, Catherine McClements, Brett Partridge, Peter Bensley

48. Miss Fisher's Murder Mysteries (2012– )
Episode: Blood and Circuses (2012)

50 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.8
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A dead body makes an appearance in a circus act gone horribly wrong. Phryne poses as a magician's assistant to investigate. The scene brings back memories of the last time she saw her ... See full summary »

Writers: Shelley Birse, Kerry Greenwood | Director: Emma Freeman | Stars: Essie Davis, Nathan Page, Hugo Johnstone-Burt, Ashleigh Cummings

49. Miss Fisher's Murder Mysteries (2012– )
Episode: Blood at the Wheel (2013)

50 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.1
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In the fast-moving world of an all-women's motorcar garage, Phryne's mechanic Ailsa is preparing for an annual rally put on by the Victorian Automobile Association. Everything changes when ... See full summary »

Writers: Kerry Greenwood, Michelle Offen | Director: Sian Davies | Stars: Essie Davis, Nathan Page, Hugo Johnstone-Burt, Ashleigh Cummings

50. Miss Fisher's Murder Mysteries (2012– )
Episode: Cocaine Blues (2012)

60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.7
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Almost as soon as the Honourable Miss Phryne Fisher disembarks at Melbourne, she finds herself embroiled in a mystery. Between investigating a cocaine smuggling ring, a back alley ... See full summary »

Writers: Deborah Cox, Kerry Greenwood | Director: Tony Tilse | Stars: Essie Davis, Nathan Page, Hugo Johnstone-Burt, Ashleigh Cummings