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1. Rush (1974–1976)

50 min | Adventure, Drama

8.7
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Stars: John Waters, Max Meldrum, Alain Doutey, Vincent Ball

2. Adventures of the Seaspray (1965– )

30 min | Adventure, Family

8.7
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The story centred on widowed journalist Dan Wells, who is sailing the Pacific with on his 25-metre schooner "Seaspray", with his three children Mike, Noah and Sue, assisted by their Fijian crewman.

Stars: Gary Gray, Susanne Haworth, Leoni Lesinawi, Walter Brown

3. Riptide (1969– )

60 min

8.7
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Stars: Ty Hardin, Sue Costin, Jonathan Sweet, Slim DeGrey

4. Boys from the Bush (1991–1992)

50 min | Comedy, Drama

8.6
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Adventures of a British detective, Reg Toomer and his Australian partner Dennis Tontine

Creator: Douglas Livingstone | Stars: Tim Healy, Chris Haywood, Mark Haddigan, Nadine Garner

5. Good Guys Bad Guys (1997–1998)

50 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.6
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Stars: Marcus Graham, Alison Whyte, Travis McMahon, Samuel Johnson

6. I Can Jump Puddles (1981 TV Movie)

60 min | Drama

8.6
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We follow the life of Alan Marshall who was struck down by Polio as a child and it shows how he overcame the crippling effects of the disease. It traces his life from childhood into early ... See full summary »

Writers: Sonia Borg, Cliff Green, Alan Marshall, Roger Simpson | Directors: Kevin James Dobson, Douglas Sharp, Keith Wilkes | Stars: Lewis Fitz-Gerald, Tony Barry, Julie Hamilton, Adam Garnett

7. Blue Murder (1995 TV Movie)

198 min | Crime, Drama

8.5
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Detective Sergeant Roger "The Dodger" Rogerson got fame because he knew how to take care of most dangerous and violent criminals. His success was, however, also due to the sinister alliance... See full summary »

Writer: Ian David | Director: Michael Jenkins | Stars: Richard Roxburgh, Tony Martin, Steve Bastoni, Gary Day

8. Bellbird (1967–1977)

60 min

8.5
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Creator: Barbara Vernon | Stars: Carmel Millhouse, Peter Aanensen, Moira Carleton, Penne Hackforth-Jones

9. Scales of Justice (1983 TV Mini-Series)

80 min | Drama

8.5
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Stars: Don Reid, Ray Marshall, Brian McDermott, Dennis Miller

10. Division 4 (1969–1976)

50 min | Drama

8.4
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Stars: Chuck Faulkner, Terence Donovan, Frank Taylor, Gerard Kennedy

11. The Dismissal (1983 TV Mini-Series)

90 min | Drama, History

8.4
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The drama surrounding the dismissal of Mr. Gough Whitlam as the Labor Prime Minister of Australia - on 11 November, 1975 - by the then Governor-General of Australia, Sir John Kerr - and the... See full summary »

Stars: John Allen, Vincent Ball, Tony Barry, Alan Becher

12. The Dirtwater Dynasty (1988 TV Mini-Series)

100 min | Drama

8.2
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"Dirtwater Dynasty" is the story of embittered rivalry, triumph and despair. The life of Richard Eastwick is told in a story spanning three generations and eight decades. Born in the London... See full summary »

Stars: Bruce Spence, Hugo Weaving, Harold Hopkins, Steve Jacobs

13. The Cowra Breakout (1984 TV Mini-Series)

50 min | Action, Drama, War

8.2
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In August 1944, 1104 Japanese prisoners of war at the Australian POW camp at Cowra stage a mass breakout. Four guards are killed in the escape, and 231 prisoners die by wounds sustained or ... See full summary »

Stars: Alan David Lee, Dennis Miller, Andrew Lloyde, Tony Barry

14. The Great Bookie Robbery (1986 TV Mini-Series)

60 min | Crime, Drama

8.2
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Stars: John Bach, Catherine Wilkin, Gary Day, Bruno Lawrence

15. Special Squad (1984– )

50 min | Drama

8.1
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Stars: John Diedrich, Alan Cassell, Anthony Hawkins, Paul Dawber

16. Number 96 (1972–1977)

25 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

8.0
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Drama examining the lives of residents of a Sydney apartment block. Initial storylines focused on adultery, drug use, frigidity, rape, gossip, homosexuality, marriage problems, racism. The ... See full summary »

Creator: David Sale | Stars: Pat McDonald, Elaine Lee, Ron Shand, Joe Hasham

17. Matlock Police (1971–1976)

50 min | Drama

8.0
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Creators: Ian Jones, Terry Stapleton | Stars: Vic Gordon, Paul Cronin, Michael Pate, Tom Richards

18. Homicide (1964–1977)

50 min | Action, Drama

7.9
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Stars: Leonard Teale, George Mallaby, John Fegan, Alwyn Kurts

19. Kangaroo Palace (1997 TV Movie)

Drama

7.8
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The story of four young Australians trying their luck in 1960's London.

Writers: Deborah Cox, Andrew Knight | Director: Robert Marchand | Stars: Jacqueline McKenzie, John Polson, Rebecca Gibney, Jeremy Sims

20. Elly & Jools (1990– )

25 min | Fantasy, Comedy, Adventure

7.7
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Jools Traveller moves with his parents to a struggling farm they purchased in the countryside. Making it easier on the move is a ghost that reveals herself to him only, a girl named Elly ... See full summary »

Stars: Rebecca Smart, Clayton Williamson, Abigail, Dennis Miller

21. The Riddle of the Stinson (1987 TV Movie)

100 min | Drama

7.6
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In 1937, a routine passenger and mail flight crashes during bad weather on a flight between Brisbane and Sydney. A local bushman begins a search, and finds the wreckage and two survivors ... See full summary »

Writer: Tony Morphett | Director: Chris Noonan | Stars: Jack Thompson, Helen O'Connor, Mary Haire, Kendall Monaghan

22. All the Way (1988 TV Mini-Series)

100 min | Drama

7.6
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The lives of three families in the 1960s.

Stars: Brenda Addie, Bruce Atkins, Kim Beissel, Nikki Coghill

23. Stingers (1998–2004)

60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.4
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Stars: Peter Phelps, Kate Kendall, Anita Hegh, Ian Stenlake

24. The Paper Man (1990 TV Mini-Series)

120 min | Drama

7.4
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Phillip Cromwell, a young Australian with a head full of ideals and a bag full of borrowed money, makes a bid for a run-down Sydney afternoon newspaper. Starting in 1962, the series charts ... See full summary »

Stars: John Bach, Oliver Tobias, Rebecca Gilling, Peta Toppano

25. I Live with Me Dad (1985)

92 min | Comedy

7.3
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Writers: Peter Pinney, Derry Moran | Director: Paul Moloney | Stars: Peter Hehir, Haydon Samuels, Dennis Miller, Rebecca Gibney

26. G.P. (1989–1996)

Drama

7.2
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Stars: Denise Roberts, Michael Craig, Michael O'Neill, Brian Rooney

27. The Last of the Knucklemen (1979)

Not Rated | 93 min | Drama

7.1
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In the tradition of Sunday Too Far Away (1975), this independent film is based on the classic Australian play by John Power. Pic tells the story of a group of miners living in a camp in ... See full summary »

Writers: Tim Burstall, John Power | Director: Tim Burstall | Stars: Gerard Kennedy, Michael Preston, Peter Hehir, Dennis Miller

28. Buddies (1983)

97 min | Comedy, Drama

7.1
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Writer: John Dingwall | Director: Arch Nicholson | Stars: Colin Friels, Harold Hopkins, Kris McQuade, Norman Kaye

29. Starstruck (1982)

PG | 105 min | Comedy, Musical, Drama

7.0
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Young woman wants to become the next big singer with the help of her friends and despite the wishes of her working class family.

Writer: Stephen MacLean | Director: Gillian Armstrong | Stars: Jo Kennedy, Ross O'Donovan, Margo Lee, Max Cullen

30. Il Magistrato (1989 TV Movie)

Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.0
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Italian magistrate Paolo Pizzi (Franco Nero) has devoted his life to justice. With an inflexible sense of honour and duty, he has stood up to the crime bosses, the corrupt judges and the ... See full summary »

Director: Kathy Mueller | Stars: Franco Nero, Catherine Wilkin, Julia Blake, Dennis Miller

31. Blue Heelers (1994–2006)
Episode: Happy Families (1996)

Action, Crime, Drama

7.0
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Creators: Hal McElroy, Tony Morphett | Director: Gary Conway | Stars: Damian Walshe-Howling, Lisa McCune, William McInnes, Martin Sacks

32. A Cry in the Dark (1988)

PG-13 | 120 min | Drama

6.9
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A mother, whose child was killed in a Dingo attack in outback Northern Territory, Australia, fights to prove her innocence.

Writers: John Bryson, Robert Caswell, Fred Schepisi | Director: Fred Schepisi | Stars: Meryl Streep, Sam Neill, Dale Reeves, David Hoflin

33. A Country Practice (1981–1993)

60 min | Drama

6.9
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Stars: Shane Porteous, Brian Wenzel, Lorrae Desmond, Joyce Jacobs

34. This Won't Hurt a Bit (1993)

85 min | Comedy

6.9
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Writer: Chris Kennedy | Director: Chris Kennedy | Stars: Greig Pickhaver, Jacqueline McKenzie, Maggie King, Patrick Blackwell

35. Stir (1980)

101 min | Action, Drama, Thriller

6.8
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Filmed in the Clare Valley, Gladstone and the Flinders Ranges in South Australia, this prison movie was inspired by the true life prison riot at Bathurst Jail in 1974 and its subsequent Royal Commission into New South Wales Prisons.

Writer: Bob Jewson | Director: Stephen Wallace | Stars: Bryan Brown, Max Phipps, Dennis Miller, Gary Waddell

36. The Last of the Ryans (1997 TV Movie)

Biography, Drama

6.8
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Writer: Graeme Farmer | Director: George Ogilvie | Stars: Richard Roxburgh, Zoe Bertram, Maxie Rickard, Ashleigh McInnes

37. Platypus Cove (1986)

72 min

6.8
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After saving a drowning boy's life, a fifteen-year-old orphan is taken aboard by the family as a deckhand. However, soon afterward the boat is sabotaged and he becomes the prime suspect.

Writer: Charles Stamp | Director: Peter Maxwell | Stars: Tony Barry, Carmen Duncan, Simone Buchanan, Paul Smith

38. Blue Heelers (1994–2006)

60 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.7
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Australian series featuring the Mt. Thomas police station and the lives of its officers.

Creators: Hal McElroy, Tony Morphett | Stars: Julie Nihill, John Wood, Martin Sacks, Lisa McCune

39. The Flying Doctors (1986–1992)

50 min | Drama

6.6
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This series chronicles the events surrounding the activities of the Royal Flying Doctors Service, which operates its own aircraft -in this case from the base at Coopers Crossing, an ... See full summary »

Stars: Lenore Smith, Robert Grubb, Maurie Fields, Val Jellay

40. Hoodwink (1981)

89 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

6.5
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True story about a jailed bank robber who pretends he's become blind to get an early release. Cops don't believe him, but a lonely minister's wife arrives to teach him how to live with his "condition". They fall in love. Big mistake.

Writer: Ken Quinnell | Director: Claude Whatham | Stars: John Hargreaves, Judy Davis, Dennis Miller, Wendy Hughes

41. Silent Number (1974– )

60 min | Crime

6.5
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Creators: Ron McLean, Roger Mirams | Stars: Grigor Taylor, Deryck Barnes, Tony Wager, Elizabeth Alexander

42. Heatwave (1982)

R | 91 min | Drama

6.4
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A planned housing development in the mid 70's designed for an upstart Cockney immigrant developer, becomes the centre of controversy as tenants and squatters in the older houses refuse to move.

Writers: Mark Stiles, Tim Gooding, Phillip Noyce, Marc Rosenberg | Director: Phillip Noyce | Stars: Judy Davis, Richard Moir, Chris Haywood, Bill Hunter

43. One Way Ticket (1997 TV Movie)

96 min | Action, Drama

6.4
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Based on a true story, One way ticket is about a criminal named Webb. He has been arrested for murder and looks like he will be, spending the rest of his days behind bars before he has an ... See full summary »

Writers: Karin Altmann, Michael Brindley | Director: Richard Franklin | Stars: Peter Phelps, Rachel Blakely, Chris Haywood, Jane Hall

44. Silver City (1984)

PG | 101 min | Drama

6.4
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After World War II, 4,000 Polish families came to Australia. They were Jews, Fascists, anti-Communists, and others dispossessed. In a large hostel, where even married men and women were ... See full summary »

Writers: Thomas Keneally, Sophia Turkiewicz | Director: Sophia Turkiewicz | Stars: Gosia Dobrowolska, Ivar Kants, Anna Maria Monticelli, Steve Bisley

45. Winners (1985– )

50 min | Drama

6.4
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A collection of different stories studying how humans react and emote with each other.

Stars: Mercia Deane-Johns, Esben Storm, Sherie Graham, Nicole Kidman

46. Touch the Sun: Peter & Pompey (1988 TV Movie)

90 min | Family, Drama, Sci-Fi

6.4
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The fate of a young Australian boy is somehow linked with that of a young Roman boy who had traveled to Australia by ship during the time of the Roman Emperor, Nero.

Writer: John Misto | Director: Michael Carson | Stars: Clayton Williamson, Kate McDonald, Emil Minty, Aaron Ferguson

47. The Quest (1986)

PG | 93 min | Drama, Adventure, Family

6.3
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American boy, Cody, whoose parents have died, lives in Australia with his guardian, Gaza. Cody is very imaginative, inventive, and inquisitive. He comes accross some strange events ... See full summary »

Writer: Everett De Roche | Director: Brian Trenchard-Smith | Stars: Henry Thomas, Tony Barry, Rachel Friend, Tamsin West

48. Chances (1991–1992)

Drama

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Soap opera based around a family which is transformed when they win a large amount of money. Early episodes deal with the effect this fortunate event has on them. The later episodes have ... See full summary »

Stars: Jeremy Sims, Patsy Stephen, Stephen Whittaker, Karen Richards

49. Mad Dog Morgan (1976)

R | 102 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.0
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The true story of Irish outlaw Daniel Morgan, who is wanted, dead or alive, in Australia during the 1850s.

Writers: Philippe Mora, Margaret Carnegie | Director: Philippe Mora | Stars: Dennis Hopper, Jack Thompson, David Gulpilil, Frank Thring

50. The Rollicking Adventures of Eliza Fraser (1976)

130 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama

6.0
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An old captain & his young wife share a lot of adventures after they're shipwrecked and captured by Aborigines on an island near Australia.

Writer: David Williamson | Director: Tim Burstall | Stars: Susannah York, Trevor Howard, Noel Ferrier, John Castle