Most Rated Titles With Arthur Dignam
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1. The Great Gatsby (2013)
PG-13 | 143 min | Drama, Romance
A writer and wall street trader, Nick, finds himself drawn to the past and lifestyle of his millionaire neighbor, Jay Gatsby.
Votes: 389,851 | Gross: $144.81M
3. Australia (2008)
PG-13 | 165 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance
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.
Votes: 106,804 | Gross: $49.55M
6. 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.
Votes: 4,449 | Gross: $1.92M
7. The Tree (I) (2010)
100 min | Drama, Romance
After the death of her father, an 8-year-old girl becomes convinced that he is whispering to her through the leaves of the gargantuan tree that towers over her house.
Votes: 3,944 | Gross: $0.07M
8. Heartbreak High (1994–1999)
50 min | Drama
The series based on the lives of a group of students who attend the fictional Hartley High School in Sydney. Praised for its willingness to tackle gritty issues, from drugs to romance to ... See full summary »
10. The New Avengers (1976–1977)
60 min | Action, Mystery, Thriller
John Steed and his new accomplices Purdey and Gambit find themselves facing new and deadly dangers in the bizarre world of espionage. Mixing fantasy with a darker edge, the trio face ... See full summary »
11. Minder (1979–1994)
60 min | Adventure, Comedy, Crime
Arthur Daley, a small-time conman, hires former boxer Terry McCann to be his 'minder', so Terry can protect him (Arthur) from other, small-time, crooks. While Terry is trying his hardest to... See full summary »
12. The Chant of Jimmie Blacksmith (1978)
108 min | Biography, Crime, Drama
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.
14. The Storyteller: Greek Myths (1990– )
95 min | Adventure, Drama, Family
A storyteller in a labyrinth tells his dog the stories of Perseus and Medusa, Icarus and Daedalus, Theseus and the Minotaur, and Orpheus and Euridyce.
15. All Saints (1998– )
60 min | Drama
With Ward 17 closed down, the team from All Saints face big changes as they are split up and some are moved to the fast paced world of the Emergency Department, headed by Director of Emergency Frank Campion.
16. Beneath Clouds (2002)
90 min | Drama, Romance
The story of Lena, the light-skinned daughter of an Aboriginal mother and Irish father and Vaughn, a Murri boy doing time in a minimum security prison in North West NSW. Dramatic events ... See full summary »
17. The Devil's Playground (1976)
107 min | Drama
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 »
18. Bodyline (1984– )
330 min | Drama, History, Sport
Dramatization of the 1932/33 Test cricket series between England and Australia. Played in Australia, the series gained notoriety in Australian and worldwide cricketing history for the fact ... See full summary »
19. Comrades (1986)
183 min | Drama, History
The story of "The Tolpuddle Martyrs". A group of 19th century English farm labourers who formed one of the first trade unions and started a campaign to receive fair wages.
20. The Return of Captain Invincible (1983)
PG | 90 min | Musical, Fantasy, Comedy
In WWII, Captain Invincible used his superpowers against the Nazis, and he was a hero. But when they accused him of supporting the communists, he retired to Australia. Now, after a US super... See full summary »
21. The Flying Doctors (1986–1992)
50 min | Drama
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 »
22. We of the Never Never (1982)
G | 134 min | Drama, History
Jeannie Gunn faced being the only civilised woman in an uncivilised land. A story of personal triumph about one woman who reached out in a hard, hostile, prejudiced world and managed to find love.
23. The Everlasting Secret Family (1988)
Unrated | 94 min | Drama, Romance
A beautiful, if ambitious and amoral, youth is tapped to become the lover of a powerful senator. The young man quickly realizes that he can hold this place, with all its perks, only as long... See full summary »
24. The Nostradamus Kid (1993)
R | 120 min | Drama, Romance
Ken Elkin is a randy young man who is told that the world is about to end. In a race against time, there's only one goal he wants to accomplish: bedding the love of his life, who just happens to be the local pastor's daughter.
25. Five Mile Creek (1983–1985)
46 min | Drama, Family
Follows the adventures of a group of Americans who travel to the land down under. Teaming up with a native halfway house owner, together they introduce a stagecoach service to the local economy.
27. The Dismissal (1983– )
90 min | Drama, History
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 »
29. Grendel Grendel Grendel (1981)
88 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
This is an animated story covering the ancient legend of Beowulf, as narrated in a Monty Pythonesque way by Grendel himself, the "monster" in the legend.
30. Petersen (1974)
R | 97 min | Drama
Tony Petersen, a married electrician and ex-footballer, goes to university to study English. Petersen is odd man out at the uni. He receives extracurricular help from his stuffy professor's... See full summary »
32. The Dreaming (1988)
87 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery
A doctor treats a sick aborigine, who had defied a tribal taboo and visited a sacred cave. The doctor soon finds herself having disturbing dreams and finds herself involved in a 200-year-old mystery.
33. Isabelle Eberhardt (1991)
113 min | Biography, Drama, History
Story of a young woman journalist who becomes enmeshed in the politics of the annexation of Morrocco from Algeria at the turn of the twentieth century. The focus is on her hardships because... See full summary »
34. Escape from Jupiter (1994– )
30 min | Drama, Family, Sci-Fi
Some point in the not too distant future, a mining/research colony is set up one of Jupiter's moons, Io. All's ok, until a major earthquake (or what ever the Io equivalent is) destroys the ... See full summary »
The New Avengers (1976–1977)
50 min | Action, Mystery, Thriller
The New Avengers are present at a demonstration of a new gas, S-95, that can knock out people instantaneously. Unfortunately a criminal called Brady is also present, steals 2 cannisters as ... See full summary »
The Storyteller: Greek Myths (1990– )
Perseus & the Gorgon
Adventure, Drama, Family
Owing to the Oracle's prophesy, Perseus is born in darkness and captivity. Together with his mother Danaë, the young son of Zeus manages to escape death at sea. After coming of age, the ... See full summary »
42. Libido (1973)
117 min | Drama
Explores adultery and jealous fantasies, the end of innocence, the moral and spiritual conflicts of a priest and a nun in love. The stories define the exploration of women and the cultural upheaval of the early 70s.
44. Violence in the Cinema, Part 1 (1971)
20 min | Short, Comedy
What at first seems like a serious psychological assessment of violence in the cinema by a professor or lecturer, turns into a bloody orgy of human destructiveness.
45. Pacific Drive (1996–1997)
45 min | Drama
This Australian soap is not defined by a family (as Dallas' Ewings) but tellingly named after its site: an affluent residential stretch of the Gold Coast in Queensland, where people of ... See full summary »
46. Summer of Secrets (1976)
100 min | Comedy, Sci-Fi
A young couple venture into a summer beach house and make passionate love, unaware that they are being observed by a demented doctor who later uses the girl as part of a bizarre experiment.
48. Between Wars (1974)
100 min | Drama, History, War
This film traces the career of Dr Edward Trenbow (Corin Redgrave), who becomes a well-respected Sydney psychiatrist. In the 1920s, he takes up residence at Callan Park Asylum. The film ... See full summary »
49. Gödel Incomplete (2013)
13 min | Short, Drama, Romance
A time-travel romance between one of the great minds of the 20th Century, Kurt Godel, and a lonely particle physicist, Serita Cedric, a research student working at the Large Hadron Collider in Switzerland.