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1. Anzacs (1985– )
Episode: The Devil's Arithmetic (1985)

97 min | Drama, History, War

9.4
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The ANZACs continue to struggle with the dangers and boredom of trench warfare in France during the Somme Winter of 1916-17, which leads on the following year their battles of, The ... See full summary »

Directors: Pino Amenta, John Dixon, George Miller | Stars: Andrew Clarke, Jon Blake, Paul Hogan, Christopher Cummins

Votes: 5

2. Anzacs (1985– )
Episode: Fields of Fire (1985)

95 min | Drama, History, War

9.2
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The ANZAC supported assault during the Third Battle of Ypres bogs down (in November 1917). Morale begins to sag from the attrition. Then in March 1918, the Germans launch the last-ditched '... See full summary »

Directors: Pino Amenta, John Dixon, George Miller | Stars: Andrew Clarke, Jon Blake, Paul Hogan, Christopher Cummins

Votes: 5

3. Anzacs (1985– )
Episode: The Big Push (1985)

96 min | Drama, History, War

9.2
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Several months following their retreat from Gallipoli, the ANZACs arrive in France in mid 1916 to be stationed beside the BEF in the Nursery Sector and to partake in the bloody Battle of ... See full summary »

Directors: Pino Amenta, John Dixon, George Miller | Stars: Andrew Clarke, Jon Blake, Paul Hogan, Christopher Cummins

Votes: 8

4. Rush (2008– )
Episode: Episode #1.10 (2008)

44 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.9
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The team try to find incendiary devices left by a crazed man at APK Media and evacuate safely its employees before time runs out. But former bomb squad member Dom senses that it's all too ... See full summary »

Director: Emma Freeman | Stars: Rodger Corser, Callan Mulvey, Claire van der Boom, Josef Ber

Votes: 15

5. Rush (2008– )
Episode: Episode #1.13 (2008)

44 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.8
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Underworld leader, Bobby Lavilla, who has been living abroad is asked to be protected by the Tactical Response Team after he becomes the target of an assassination plot by his aggrieved ... See full summary »

Director: Andrew Prowse | Stars: Rodger Corser, Callan Mulvey, Claire van der Boom, Josef Ber

Votes: 13

6. Rush (2008– )
Episode: Episode #1.9 (2008)

44 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.8
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Lawson, Stella and Dom try to find out who is responsible for a series of carjackings. Josh, Grace and Michael are involved in a serious car collision whilst transporting Raelene, the ... See full summary »

Director: Geoff Bennett | Stars: Rodger Corser, Callan Mulvey, Claire van der Boom, Josef Ber

Votes: 12

7. 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

Votes: 3,159

8. Rush (2008– )
Episode: Episode #2.6 (2009)

46 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.7
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Gaz Walton, an ex-newspaper editor, causes a disturbance at Federation Square & Immigration Bridge and Tactical Response are called where Shannon tries to talk him down but he falls to his ... See full summary »

Director: Grant Brown | Stars: Rodger Corser, Callan Mulvey, Jolene Anderson, Josef Ber

Votes: 12

9. Rush (2008– )
Episode: Episode #1.11 (2008)

45 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.6
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Whilst hospitalized Grace tells Connor that she loves Josh. Lawson and Stella deal with suicidal ex-footballer Snuffy Wells. Josh and Michael monitor a mysterious burglary attempt that ... See full summary »

Director: Emma Freeman | Stars: Rodger Corser, Callan Mulvey, Claire van der Boom, Josef Ber

Votes: 18

10. Anzacs (1985– )
Episode: The Great Adventure (1985)

96 min | Drama, History, War

8.5
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Opening in Australia in the year 1914, several men are encouraged to enlist to help the UK war effort. It follows the recruits through their first months of of recruitment, training, and to... See full summary »

Directors: Pino Amenta, John Dixon, George Miller | Stars: Andrew Clarke, Mark Hembrow, Paul Hogan, Christopher Cummins

Votes: 8

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

TV-PG | 60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

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

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

Votes: 8,222

12. A Clockwork Orange (1971)

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

8.3
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78 Metascore

In future Britain, Alex DeLarge, a charismatic and psychopath delinquent, who likes to practice crimes and ultra-violence with his gang, 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.

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

Votes: 609,732

13. Avonlea (1990–1996)
Episode: May the Best Man Win (1991)

PG | 60 min | Drama, Adventure, Family

8.3
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Olivia is getting tired of Hetty interfering in her life, especially Hetty's continual bad mouthing of Jasper. It is much like the bad mouthing Hetty did of Edwin Clark, Olivia's beau ten ... See full summary »

Director: Harvey Frost | Stars: Sarah Polley, Jackie Burroughs, R.H. Thomson, Mag Ruffman

Votes: 22

14. The KGB Connections (1982 TV Movie)

131 min | Documentary

8.2
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Documentary about the KGB and the nefarious doings in its battle with the Soviet Union.

Director: Martyn Burke | Stars: Harold Brown, Nikita Khrushchev, V.I. Lenin, Joseph Stalin

Votes: 24

15. Sea Patrol (2007–2011)
Episode: Eye for an Eye (2011)

43 min | Drama

8.2
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Kate is hunted down by an obsessed criminal after she kills his accomplice during a boarding. When Bird is kidnapped, the crew of the HMAS Hammersley fear that she will be murdered as a payback.

Director: Geoff Bennett | Stars: John Batchelor, Conrad Coleby, Dominic Deutscher, Matthew Holmes

Votes: 17

16. Sea Patrol (2007–2011)
Episode: The Third Man (2011)

42 min | Drama

8.2
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A suicide bomb attack in a nightclub has a shocking impact on the crew of the HMAS Hammersley. Dutchy goes undercover with the SAS to catch a group of deadly extremists who are planning attacks on Australian targets.

Director: Steve Mann | Stars: John Batchelor, Conrad Coleby, Dominic Deutscher, Matthew Holmes

Votes: 18

17. Hotel Rwanda (2004)

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

8.1
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79 Metascore

Paul Rusesabagina was a hotel manager who housed over a thousand Tutsi refugees during their struggle against the Hutu militia in Rwanda.

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

Votes: 284,614 | Gross: $23.47M

18. Anzacs (1985– )

165 min | Drama, History, War

8.1
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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

Votes: 555

19. Sea Patrol (2007–2011)
Episode: Crimes of Passion (2011)

42 min | Drama

8.1
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Dutchy rescues a beautiful young woman, then finds that he is the prime suspect in a cold-blooded murder. The crew of the HMAS Hammersley rush to save a professional diver who is trapped in... See full summary »

Director: Steve Mann | Stars: John Batchelor, Conrad Coleby, Dominic Deutscher, Matthew Holmes

Votes: 18

20. Wanted (2016– )
Episode: Episode #1.1 (2016)

Drama

8.1
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Two women are falsely accused of murder, and go on the run across Australia in a car filled with stolen money.

Director: Peter Templeman | Stars: Rebecca Gibney, Geraldine Hakewill, Stephen Peacocke, Ryan Corr

Votes: 21

21. Empire Falls (2005– )
Episode: Episode #1.1 (2005)

TV-14 | 110 min | Drama, Romance

8.1
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Ed Harris, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Helen Hunt and Paul Newman lead an all-star cast in this two-part miniseries event based on Richard Russo's Pulitzer Prize-winning novel. A declining New ... See full summary »

Director: Fred Schepisi | Stars: Robin Wright, Aidan Quinn, Joanne Woodward, Dennis Farina

Votes: 20

22. Rush (2008– )
Episode: Episode #1.12 (2008)

45 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.1
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Lawson and the team search for Yuri, an armed man, and his son who goes on the run after seriously injuring his wife after an argument. Meanwhile, Josh goes to visit the bomber to get some ... See full summary »

Director: Andrew Prowse | Stars: Rodger Corser, Callan Mulvey, Claire van der Boom, Josef Ber

Votes: 8

23. Rush (2008– )
Episode: Episode #1.3 (2008)

45 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.1
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Lawson, Stella and Michael respond to shots fired at a stadium where Stella is shot by the gunman. But more surprising is the fact that the gunman is Lawson's former mentor Charlie Thomas ... See full summary »

Director: Geoff Bennett | Stars: Rodger Corser, Callan Mulvey, Claire van der Boom, Josef Ber

Votes: 17

24. Heroes II: The Return (1991 TV Movie)

240 min | Drama, War

8.0
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The true and tragic story of Operation Rimau, one of the most daring raids of WW2. In September 1944 Ivan Lyon and 22 Australian and British troops attempted to blow up Japanese ships in ... See full summary »

Director: Donald Crombie | Stars: Nathaniel Parker, Christopher Morsley, John Bach, Simon Burke

Votes: 71

25. Rush (2008– )
Episode: Episode #1.5 (2008)

44 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.9
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Lawson, Josh and the rest of the team must work together at the scene of an armed siege to save the hostages and bring the gunman down.

Director: Erin White | Stars: Rodger Corser, Callan Mulvey, Claire van der Boom, Josef Ber

Votes: 11

26. Howzat! Kerry Packer's War (2012– )

180 min | Drama, Sport

7.8
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The Ashes is the pinnacle of world cricket with two old enemies, Australia and England, going head to head. This series is the story of World Series Cricket and its creator, Australian ... See full summary »

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

Votes: 504

27. Rush (2008– )
Episode: Episode #1.1 (2008)

44 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.8
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Director: Andrew Prowse | Stars: Rodger Corser, Callan Mulvey, Claire van der Boom, Josef Ber

Votes: 29

28. Rush (2008– )
Episode: Episode #2.11 (2009)

48 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.8
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As a result of an incident at a petrol station the Tactical Response Team go on the hunt for ex-SAS soldier John Welsh who is known to have links to a terrorist group. Their hunt puts them ... See full summary »

Director: Kate Dennis | Stars: Rodger Corser, Callan Mulvey, Josef Ber, Nicole da Silva

Votes: 14

29. Finding Neverland (2004)

PG | 106 min | Biography, Drama, Family

7.7
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67 Metascore

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

Director: Marc Forster | Stars: Johnny Depp, Kate Winslet, Julie Christie, Radha Mitchell

Votes: 181,290 | Gross: $51.68M

30. Rush (2008– )

Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.7
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Rush follows the lives of members of the prestigious Tactical Response team (TR), which is based on the real life Victoria Police Critical Incident Response Team, a highly mobile unit that ... See full summary »

Stars: Rodger Corser, Callan Mulvey, Nicole da Silva, Ashley Zukerman

Votes: 1,172

31. 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.

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

Votes: 21,115 | Gross: $3.75M

32. The Silver Brumby (1998– )

25 min | Adventure, Animation

7.7
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Tells of the adventures of the magnificent silver colt Thowra, son of the mighty Yarraman who is destined to become king of all the wild horses.

Stars: Richard Aspel, Leah Campbell, Michael Carman, Brett Climo

Votes: 101

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

TV-PG | 54 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.7
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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 »

Director: Emma Freeman | Stars: Essie Davis, Nathan Page, Hugo Johnstone-Burt, Ashleigh Cummings

Votes: 168

34. Empire Falls (2005– )
Episode: Episode #1.2 (2005)

TV-14 | 85 min | Drama, Romance

7.7
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Ed Harris, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Helen Hunt and Paul Newman lead an all-star cast in this two-part miniseries event based on Richard Russo's Pulitzer Prize-winning novel. A declining New ... See full summary »

Director: Fred Schepisi | Stars: Robin Wright, Aidan Quinn, Joanne Woodward, Dennis Farina

Votes: 18

35. Rush (2008– )
Episode: Episode #1.8 (2008)

46 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.7
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Prominent politician Robyn Hume contacts Kerry on receipt of a DVD showing her kidnapped daughter Madision and her best friend Gemma and demanding a ransom of AUS$50,000. Gemma's father ... See full summary »

Director: Geoff Bennett | Stars: Rodger Corser, Callan Mulvey, Claire van der Boom, Josef Ber

Votes: 13

36. Rush (2008– )
Episode: Episode #2.4 (2009)

44 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.7
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Josh, Shannon and Dominic try to find a peaceful resolution when family court judge, Justice Kate Hawker, is taken hostage by Ollie Goddard, an exasperated father who's kids were taken off ... See full summary »

Director: Michael Pattinson | Stars: Rodger Corser, Callan Mulvey, Jolene Anderson, Josef Ber

Votes: 12

37. Rush (2008– )
Episode: Episode #1.2 (2008)

45 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.6
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Two 14-year-olds race away from a police check-point, dragging a police officer alongside. After the chase is called off they are found on a rooftop, the plot thickens as a body is found and they become murder suspects.

Director: Geoff Bennett | Stars: Rodger Corser, Callan Mulvey, Claire van der Boom, Josef Ber

Votes: 18

38. Rush (2008– )
Episode: Episode #2.5 (2009)

46 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.6
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Josh, Dom & Stella are called to Edgehurst Prison to negotiate with Martin Gero who has managed to lock himself into a cell with a German Shepherd dog. Whilst there a riot, lead by convict ... See full summary »

Director: Grant Brown | Stars: Rodger Corser, Callan Mulvey, Jolene Anderson, Josef Ber

Votes: 13

39. 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.

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

Votes: 31,478

40. Wanted (2016– )
Episode: Episode #1.2 (2016)

Drama

7.5
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Chelsea and Lola cross the Queensland border into supposed safety while they try to work out a plan. However, they're being tracked by the task force set up to solve the bus shooting.

Director: Peter Templeman | Stars: Rebecca Gibney, Geraldine Hakewill, Stephen Peacocke, Ryan Corr

Votes: 17

41. Rush (2008– )
Episode: Episode #1.6 (2008)

45 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.5
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Josh, Grace and Michael investigate a break-in at a high-security laboratory. There they find all the research animals freed from their cages except one monkey which bites Michael. He is ... See full summary »

Director: Andrew Prowse | Stars: Rodger Corser, Callan Mulvey, Claire van der Boom, Josef Ber

Votes: 12

42. Rush (2008– )
Episode: Episode #2.10 (2009)

46 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.5
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Acting on a tip-off from an armoured vehicle of suspicious activity from a tailing car Lawson, Shannon and Michael pull the driver over. Whilst the driver denies any involvement of ... See full summary »

Director: Daniel Nettheim | Stars: Rodger Corser, Callan Mulvey, Josef Ber, Nicole da Silva

Votes: 13

43. Rush (2008– )
Episode: Episode #2.12 (2009)

46 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.5
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The grandson of known violent criminal Anton Buczek is kidnapped at a shopping centre and the Tactical Response Team are called to find the baby before Anton and his henchmen do and exact ... See full summary »

Director: Grant Brown | Stars: Rodger Corser, Callan Mulvey, Josef Ber, Nicole da Silva

Votes: 13

44. Rush (2008– )
Episode: Episode #2.9 (2009)

49 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.5
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Stella's involvement with new girlfriend Alana leads her to an illegal car race and puts her future in the Tactical Response Unit at risk after she is arrested whilst driving one of the ... See full summary »

Director: Grant Brown | Stars: Rodger Corser, Callan Mulvey, Josef Ber, Nicole da Silva

Votes: 13

45. Wanted (2016– )

60 min | Drama

7.4
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Two strangers are prime suspects in a murder.

Stars: Rebecca Gibney, Geraldine Hakewill, Anthony Phelan, Nicholas Bell

Votes: 352

46. 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.

Director: Michael Winterbottom | Stars: Steve Coogan, Lennie James, John Thomson, Paul Popplewell

Votes: 28,397 | Gross: $1.13M

47. Sea Patrol (2007–2011)

Drama

7.4
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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.

Stars: John Batchelor, Matthew Holmes, Lisa McCune, Kristian Schmid

Votes: 1,313

48. Empire Falls (2005– )

TV-14 | 197 min | Drama, Romance

7.4
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A decaying New England town is the backdrop for its unique citizens, led by unassuming restaurant manager Miles Roby.

Stars: Robin Wright, Aidan Quinn, Joanne Woodward, Dennis Farina

Votes: 4,640

49. Phar Lap (1983)

PG | 107 min | Biography, Drama, Family

7.4
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55 Metascore

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

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

Votes: 1,378

50. 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.

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

Votes: 1,148