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1. 15 Amore (1998)

Not Rated | 92 min | Drama, Romance, War

6.7
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Peace within war. An adult voice narrates a story of childhood during World War II when he lived with his mother, brother, and sister on an estate in Australia's Hunter Valley, his father ... See full summary »

Director: Maurice Murphy | Stars: Lisa Hensley, Steve Bastoni, Domenic Galati, Tara Jakszewicz

Votes: 187

2. A Man's Gotta Do (2004)

100 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

6.7
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41 Metascore

Eddy earns an honest living from his fish trawler but leads a double life as a "standover" man at night to keep his aspirational wife, Yvonne happy. His relationship with his feisty ... See full summary »

Director: Chris Kennedy | Stars: John Howard, Alyssa McClelland, Rebecca Frith, Gyton Grantley

Votes: 206

3. A Town Like Alice (1956)

Not Rated | 117 min | Drama, Romance, War

7.2
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A newly wealthy English woman returns to Malaya to build a well for the villagers who helped her during war. Thinking back, she recalls the Australian man who made a great sacrifice to aid her and her fellow prisoners of war.

Director: Jack Lee | Stars: Virginia McKenna, Peter Finch, Kenji Takaki, Tran Van Khe

Votes: 1,046

4. Alexandra's Project (2003)

Unrated | 103 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

6.6
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62 Metascore

A regular suburban family man comes home from work on his birthday to find a deserted house and a videotape waiting to be played...

Director: Rolf de Heer | Stars: Gary Sweet, Helen Buday, Bogdan Koca, Samantha Knigge

Votes: 4,485

5. The Sex Therapist (1973)

R | 87 min | Comedy

5.8
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Australian waterbed salesman Alvin Sees a psychiatrist about his irresistibilty to women

Director: Tim Burstall | Stars: Graeme Blundell, Abigail, Lynette Curran, Christine Amor

Votes: 382

6. Alvin Rides Again, and Again! And Again! And Again! (1974)

89 min | Comedy

4.5
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Alvin Purple, the world's most unlikely sex symbol stumbles from woman to woman and job to job in this zany, sexy Australian comedy.

Directors: David Bilcock, Robin Copping | Stars: Graeme Blundell, Alan Finney, Gus Mercurio, Noel Ferrier

Votes: 139

7. Amy (II) (1997)

PG-13 | 104 min | Drama, Music

7.0
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40 Metascore

Amy is a story of a young girl who witnesses her dad's death on stage at a rock concert. She becomes mentally mute/deaf after this, and 4 years later discovers she can communicate only by ... See full summary »

Director: Nadia Tass | Stars: Alana De Roma, Rachel Griffiths, Ben Mendelsohn, Nick Barker

Votes: 712

8. An Indecent Obsession (1985)

100 min | Drama, Romance, War

6.6
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Sister Honour Langtree (Wendy Hughes), is in charge of a military hospital for psychiatric patients. She however transgresses boundaries by developing a sexual attraction for a new patient.

Director: Lex Marinos | Stars: Wendy Hughes, Gary Sweet, Richard Moir, Jonathan Hyde

Votes: 76

9. Australian Rules (2002)

95 min | Drama, Romance, Sport

6.8
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In Prospect Bay, a remote outpost on the South Australian coast, two communities, the Goonyas and the Nungas, come together on the one field they have in common, the football field. But the... See full summary »

Director: Paul Goldman | Stars: Nathan Phillips, Luke Carroll, Lisa Flanagan, Tom Budge

Votes: 709

10. Bad Blood (1981)

105 min | Drama, Thriller

6.6
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During World War 2, a farmer in New Zealand murders seven people, and the police, along with local Maori trackers, hunt him in the bush country.

Director: Mike Newell | Stars: Jack Thompson, Carol Burns, Denis Lill, Donna Akersten

Votes: 239

11. Bangkok Hilton (1989– )

240 min | Drama, Thriller

7.9
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The story of Kat Stanton (Kidman), an Australian woman searching for her father who, whilst travelling back from London to Australia via Thailand, makes friends with Arkie Ragan (Ehlers), a... See full summary »

Stars: Nicole Kidman, Denholm Elliott, Hugo Weaving, Joy Smithers

Votes: 3,941

12. Bliss (1997)

R | 103 min | Drama, Romance

6.1
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A newly married happy couple visits a sex therapist to determine why the wife can't achieve an orgasm with her husband. This causes a horrific suppressed memory to emerge and she becomes more and more distant.

Director: Lance Young | Stars: Craig Sheffer, Terence Stamp, Sheryl Lee, Casey Siemaszko

Votes: 1,816 | Gross: $0.21M

13. Blue Fin (1978)

PG | 88 min | Adventure, Drama, Family

6.1
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Based on the children's novel by celebrated South Australian author 'Colin Thiele', this is an emotional father and son story about tuna fishing of Southern Blue Fin tuna in South ... See full summary »

Directors: Carl Schultz, Bruce Beresford | Stars: Hardy Krüger, Greg Rowe, Liddy Clark, John Jarratt

Votes: 158

14. Blue Fire Lady (1977)

96 min | Drama, Family

6.4
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A girl's love of horses meets with her father's disapproval.

Director: Ross Dimsey | Stars: Cathryn Harrison, Mark Holden, Peter Cummins, Marion Edward

Votes: 62

15. Blurred (2002)

95 min | Comedy, Drama

5.0
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Follows five groups of teenagers as they hit the road for Schoolies Week.

Director: Evan Clarry | Stars: Tony Brockman, Travis Cotton, Jamie Croft, Jessica Gower

Votes: 438

16. Bodyline (1984)

330 min | Drama, History, Sport

8.5
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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 »

Stars: Hugo Weaving, Gary Sweet, Jim Holt, Rhys McConnochie

Votes: 587

17. Bootmen (2000)

R | 95 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.3
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45 Metascore

Charismatic tap dancing Sean tries to find a way out of working at the steel mill. When failure brings him home he starts his own dance group wearing hardhats. He must then find inspiration in the steel mill he once tried to escape.

Director: Dein Perry | Stars: Vaughan Sheffield, Christian Patterson, Lisa Perry, Sam Worthington

Votes: 2,052 | Gross: $0.02M

18. BoyTown (2006)

88 min | Comedy, Music

5.4
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"Boytown" concerns a successful 80s boy band of the same name reforming their band in contemporary times in the hope that they can capture some of their former glory and that the fans will ... See full summary »

Director: Kevin Carlin | Stars: Glenn Robbins, Mick Molloy, Bob Franklin, Wayne Hope

Votes: 744

19. Brilliant Lies (1996)

R | 88 min | Drama

6.1
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Susy Conner accuses former employer, Gary Fitzgerald, of harassment and unfair dismissal for failing to comply with his sexual demands. Relating the incident to conciliation lawyer, Marion ... See full summary »

Director: Richard Franklin | Stars: Gia Carides, Anthony LaPaglia, Zoe Carides, Ray Barrett

Votes: 292

20. Bush Christmas (1947)

Passed | 80 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

6.1
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In Australia, five children pursue horse thieves through the mountains.

Director: Ralph Smart | Stars: Chips Rafferty, John Fernside, Stan Tolhurst, Pat Penny

Votes: 327

21. Caddie (1976)

100 min | Drama, Romance

6.2
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Sydney, Australia in the mid-1920's. Proud and classy Caddie Marsh is forced to get a job as a barmaid and raise two children on her own after her rich cad husband walks out on her. Despite... See full summary »

Director: Donald Crombie | Stars: Helen Morse, Takis Emmanuel, Jack Thompson, Jacki Weaver

Votes: 170

22. Candy (2006)

R | 108 min | Drama, Romance

7.3
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57 Metascore

A poet falls in love with an art student who gravitates to his bohemian lifestyle -- and his love of heroin. Hooked as much on one another as they are on the drug, their relationship alternates between states of oblivion, self-destruction, and despair.

Director: Neil Armfield | Stars: Heath Ledger, Abbie Cornish, Geoffrey Rush, Tom Budge

Votes: 38,646 | Gross: $0.04M

23. Careful, He Might Hear You (1983)

PG | 110 min | Drama

7.1
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His mother dead, PS lives in Sydney with working-class Aunt Lila and Uncle George. When he's six or eight, his posh Aunt Vanessa descends from England. Named a co-guardian by PS's feckless,... See full summary »

Director: Carl Schultz | Stars: Wendy Hughes, Robyn Nevin, Nicholas Gledhill, John Hargreaves

Votes: 595

24. Cosi (1996)

R | 100 min | Comedy, Drama, Music

6.8
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Lewis is a young Sydney amateur theater director at his first experience: he is offered a job with a Governmental program for the rehabilitation of mentally ill patients in a Sydney ... See full summary »

Director: Mark Joffe | Stars: Ben Mendelsohn, Barry Otto, Toni Collette, Rachel Griffiths

Votes: 1,635

25. Crackerjack (2002)

92 min | Comedy

6.8
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When dwindling membership and increasing overheads makes a local bowling club and prime candidate for a takeover, it's all hands on deck to save the club, in what turns into an epic battle ... See full summary »

Director: Paul Moloney | Stars: Mick Molloy, Bill Hunter, Frank Wilson, Monica Maughan

Votes: 2,042

26. Danny Deckchair (2003)

PG-13 | 100 min | Comedy, Romance

6.8
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56 Metascore

An Aussie becomes a national sensation when he lifts off in his deck chair tied to balloons.

Director: Jeff Balsmeyer | Stars: Rhys Ifans, Miranda Otto, Justine Clarke, Rhys Muldoon

Votes: 4,484 | Gross: $0.16M

27. Dating the Enemy (1996)

97 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Romance

6.5
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A couple wake up one morning to find they have now switched bodies.

Director: Megan Simpson Huberman | Stars: Claudia Karvan, Guy Pearce, Matt Day, Lisa Hensley

Votes: 1,490

28. Dead Calm (1989)

R | 96 min | Horror, Thriller

6.8
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70 Metascore

After a tragedy, John Ingram and his wife Rae are spending some time isolated at sea, when they come across a stranger who has abandoned a sinking ship.

Director: Phillip Noyce | Stars: Nicole Kidman, Sam Neill, Billy Zane, Rod Mullinar

Votes: 31,882 | Gross: $7.83M

29. Dead Heart (1996)

104 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

6.5
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A no holds barred look into the gaping divisions which exist within an Aboriginal settlement in outback Australia. These separations split the inhabitants, straining relationships until something has to give.

Director: Nick Parsons | Stars: Bryan Brown, Ernie Dingo, Angie Milliken, Gnarnayarrahe Waitairie

Votes: 224

30. Dingo (1991)

PG | 109 min | Drama, Music

6.9
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Traces the pilgrimage of John Anderson, an average guy with a passion for jazz, from his home in outback Western Australia to the jazz clubs of Paris, to meet his idol, jazz trumpeter Billy... See full summary »

Director: Rolf de Heer | Stars: Colin Friels, Miles Davis, Helen Buday, Joe Petruzzi

Votes: 278

31. Dirty Deeds (2002)

R | 110 min | Comedy, Crime

6.3
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1973 Sydney: An Australian gangster sees booming business, due to U.S. soldiers being in town for relaxing between their tours to the Vietnam war, attracts the attention of first the Chicago mafia, and then their East Coast competitors.

Director: David Caesar | Stars: Bryan Brown, Toni Collette, John Goodman, Sam Neill

Votes: 2,958

32. Edens Lost (1991 TV Movie)

180 min | Drama, History

8.2
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Angus, 17, alone, orphaned, restless, is bored with his dreary life in the city. Drawn by the fascination of the off-beat St. James family, he goes to live with them in the Blue Mountains.

Director: Neil Armfield | Stars: Julia Blake, Linda Cropper, Victoria Longley, Arthur Dignam

Votes: 11

33. The New Girlfriend (1999)

R | 83 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

5.6
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A mother tracks down the woman responsible for her home being invaded and her son molested.

Director: Julie Money | Stars: Linda Cropper, Anna Lise Phillips, Jeff Truman, Scott Major

Votes: 328

34. Erskineville Kings (1999)

90 min | Drama

6.4
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Barky, 25, lost soul, left home two years ago to escape his abusive father leaving behind everything in the world that was important to him; now that his father's dead, he thinks it's safe to come home.

Director: Alan White | Stars: Marty Denniss, Hugh Jackman, Andrew Wholley, Aaron Blabey

Votes: 436

35. For the Term of His Natural Life (1983– )

520 min | Adventure, Drama

7.8
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In 1830's England, a young man from a good but troubled family is unjustly convicted of stealing a watch. He's transported to Van Dieman's Land (Tasmania) where he suffers under the enmity ... See full summary »

Stars: Anthony Perkins, Patrick Macnee, Samantha Eggar, Diane Cilento

Votes: 159

36. Garage Days (2002)

R | 105 min | Comedy, Music, Drama

5.9
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50 Metascore

The story of a young garage band in Sydney, Australia trying to make it big.

Director: Alex Proyas | Stars: Kick Gurry, Maya Stange, Pia Miranda, Russell Dykstra

Votes: 2,552 | Gross: $0.02M

37. Gettin' Square (2003)

Not Rated | 100 min | Comedy, Crime, Thriller

6.8
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Gettin' Square is about starting over, keeping clean and going straight. Barry Wirth is fresh out of prison and determined to stay on the straight and narrow. But like his mate Johnny 'Spit... See full summary »

Director: Jonathan Teplitzky | Stars: Sam Worthington, David Wenham, Timothy Spall, Freya Stafford

Votes: 2,645

38. Ghosts... of the Civil Dead (1988)

93 min | Crime, Drama

7.1
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Prison gangs clash in a high-tech security jail where there are no rules.

Director: John Hillcoat | Stars: David Field, Mike Bishop, Chris DeRose, Kevin Mackey

Votes: 1,549

39. Little Armadillos (1984– )
Episode: Grievous Bodily Harm (1984)

Comedy

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40. Hating Alison Ashley (2005)

100 min | Comedy

5.7
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Classmates Erica Yurgen and Alison Ashley vie with each other to become the undisputed star of their class.

Director: Geoff Bennett | Stars: Saskia Burmeister, Tracy Mann, Richard Carter, Rachael Carpani

Votes: 801

41. He Died with a Felafel in His Hand (2001)

Not Rated | 107 min | Comedy, Romance

7.1
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A nightmare chase through hell in a never-ending, unrequited daisy chain of desire...

Director: Richard Lowenstein | Stars: Noah Taylor, Emily Hamilton, Romane Bohringer, Alex Menglet

Votes: 2,925

42. Head-On (2004)

R | 121 min | Drama, Romance

8.0
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78 Metascore

With the intention to break free from the strict familial restrictions, a suicidal young woman sets up a marriage of convenience with a forty-year-old addict, an act that will lead to an outburst of envious love.

Director: Fatih Akin | Stars: Birol Ünel, Sibel Kekilli, Güven Kiraç, Zarah Jane McKenzie

Votes: 44,244

43. Heaven's Burning (1997)

R | 96 min | Action, Crime, Drama

5.8
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After a botched bank job, a gang takes hostage a Japanese girl on the run from an arranged marriage, and escapes. Their wheel man saves the girl from them and the two go on the run with cops, the gang and her psycho husband on their tail.

Director: Craig Lahiff | Stars: Russell Crowe, Yûki Kudô, Kenji Isomura, Ray Barrett

Votes: 1,665

44. High Tide (1987)

PG-13 | 101 min | Drama

7.3
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Story about a backup singer for an Elvis impersonator who re-enters her past when she leaves a tour in a small town and finds her daughter in a mobile home park.

Director: Gillian Armstrong | Stars: Judy Davis, Jan Adele, Claudia Karvan, Frankie J. Holden

Votes: 658 | Gross: $0.14M

45. Hoodwink (1981)

89 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

6.4
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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.

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

Votes: 81

46. Hotel Sorrento (1995)

R | 112 min | Drama

6.6
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Meg, Pippa, and Hillary are sisters who grew up in Sorrento, a small seaside town in Australia. Meg, who has lived in England for 10 years has just written a criticially acclaimed novel ... See full summary »

Director: Richard Franklin | Stars: Caroline Goodall, Caroline Gillmer, Tara Morice, Joan Plowright

Votes: 233 | Gross: $0.09M

47. Japanese Story (2003)

R | 110 min | Drama, Romance

6.7
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73 Metascore

Against the background of an Australian desert, Sandy, a geologist, and Hiromitsu, a Japanese businessman, play out a story of human inconsequence in the face of the blistering universe. ... See full summary »

Director: Sue Brooks | Stars: Toni Collette, Gotaro Tsunashima, Lynette Curran, Matthew Dyktynski

Votes: 5,855 | Gross: $0.65M

48. Jedda the Uncivilized (1955)

101 min | Adventure, Drama, History

6.3
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Set against the harsh natural surrounds of outback Northern Territory, Jedda captures a rare and honest glimpse into the heart and history of indigenous Australia. Young Jedda is caught ... See full summary »

Director: Charles Chauvel | Stars: Rosalie Kunoth-Monks, Robert Tudawali, Betty Suttor, Paul Reynall

Votes: 204

49. Jessica (I) (2004 TV Movie)

196 min | Drama

7.8
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Young Jessica is sent to a mental asylum by her rotten family on a false pretense. Her only chance is a down-on-his-luck boozing lawyer.

Director: Peter Andrikidis | Stars: Leeanna Walsman, Lisa Harrow, Sam Neill, Tony Martin

Votes: 408

50. Jindabyne (2006)

R | 123 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.3
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65 Metascore

Stewart Kane, an Irishman living in the Australian town of Jindabyne, is on a fishing trip in isolated hill country with three other men when they discover the body of a murdered girl in ... See full summary »

Director: Ray Lawrence | Stars: Laura Linney, Gabriel Byrne, John Howard, Stelios Yiakmis

Votes: 5,974 | Gross: $0.40M

51. Joh's Jury (1993 TV Movie)

98 min | Drama

6.8
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Dramatisation of the 1991 perjury trial of former Queensland state Premier Joh Bjelke-Petersen.

Director: Ken Cameron | Stars: Simon Bossell, Penny Cook, Julie Hamilton, John Howard

Votes: 33

52. Kenny (2006)

PG-13 | 99 min | Comedy

7.3
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From the biggest festival to the smallest church social, Kenny Smyth delivers porta-loos to them all. Ignored and unappreciated, he is one of the cogs in society's machinery; a knight in ... See full summary »

Director: Clayton Jacobson | Stars: Shane Jacobson, Travis Golland, Chris Davis, Alf Scerri

Votes: 5,787

53. Kiss or Kill (1997)

R | 96 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

6.4
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After a robbery scam that goes bad, lovers Nikki and Al take off into the Australian outback, pursued by the police and a malevolent footballer named Zipper Doyle, and meet a number of offbeat characters.

Director: Bill Bennett | Stars: Matt Day, Frances O'Connor, Tiffany Peters, Julie Wood

Votes: 1,221 | Gross: $0.73M

54. Lantana (2001)

R | 121 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance

7.3
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84 Metascore

The relationships of four couples unravel after the discovery of a young woman's body in Lantana bush in suburban Sydney.

Director: Ray Lawrence | Stars: Anthony LaPaglia, Geoffrey Rush, Rachael Blake, Kerry Armstrong

Votes: 17,229 | Gross: $4.46M

55. Libido (1973)

117 min | Drama

6.2
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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.

Directors: David Baker, Tim Burstall, John B. Murray, Fred Schepisi | Stars: Elke Neidhart, Bryon Williams, Mark Albiston, John Williams

Votes: 42

56. Little Boy Lost (1978)

90 min | Drama

6.7
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The True story of Stephen Walls, a young Australian farm boy, whose disappearance galvanized a continent into action. Taught to be wary of strangers, the boy cannot know that the boisterous... See full summary »

Director: Terry Bourke | Stars: John Hargreaves, Tony Barry, Lorna Lesley, James Elliott

Votes: 75

57. Little Fish (2005)

R | 114 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

6.3
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77 Metascore

Set in the Little Saigon district outside of Sydney, a woman (Blanchett) trying to escape her past becomes embroiled in a drug deal.

Director: Rowan Woods | Stars: Cate Blanchett, Sam Neill, Hugo Weaving, Martin Henderson

Votes: 7,688 | Gross: $0.01M

58. Long Weekend (1978)

Not Rated | 97 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

6.7
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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.

Director: Colin Eggleston | Stars: John Hargreaves, Briony Behets, Mike McEwen, Roy Day

Votes: 2,954

59. Looking for Alibrandi (2000)

103 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.1
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A teenage Australian girl deals with the traumas of everyday life. These include her difficult relationship with her single mother, the unexpected return of her long-lost father, the ... See full summary »

Director: Kate Woods | Stars: Greta Scacchi, Anthony LaPaglia, Elena Cotta, Kerry Walker

Votes: 2,661

60. Loot (2004 TV Movie)

90 min | Drama

6.4
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Director: Shawn Seet | Stars: Jason Donovan, Anita Hegh, Barry Otto, Russell Dykstra

Votes: 38

61. Love and Other Catastrophes (1996)

R | 78 min | Comedy, Romance

6.3
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A day in the life of two film-school students trying to find love and another house-mate.

Director: Emma-Kate Croghan | Stars: Frances O'Connor, Alice Garner, Matt Day, Matthew Dyktynski

Votes: 1,787 | Gross: $0.21M

62. Russian Doll (2001)

R | 90 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.2
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34 Metascore

Harvey, a self-doubting private investigator, plans to marry his girlfriend until he is hired to solve an adultery case and discovers the adulterer is cheating with his fiancée. Lost and ... See full summary »

Director: Stavros Kazantzidis | Stars: Hugo Weaving, Natalia Novikova, David Wenham, Rebecca Frith

Votes: 422 | Gross: $0.13M

63. Lucinda Brayford (1980– )

200 min | Drama, History, Romance

4.6
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Based on the novel by Martin Boyd (1946) this miniseries tells the story of many generations of a family who migrate from England to Australia and eventually back to England, suffering ... See full summary »

Stars: Wendy Hughes, Sam Neill, Barry Quin, Edmund Pegge

Votes: 17

64. Macbeth (I) (2006)

109 min | Crime, Drama, Fantasy

4.8
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51 Metascore

A contemporary retelling of Shakespeare's "Macbeth" set in the ganglands of Melbourne.

Director: Geoffrey Wright | Stars: Chloe Armstrong, Kate Bell, Miranda Nation, Sam Worthington

Votes: 1,986 | Gross: $1.11M

65. Mad Max (1979)

R | 88 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

7.0
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67 Metascore

In a self-destructing world, a vengeful Australian policeman sets out to stop a violent motorcycle gang.

Director: George Miller | Stars: Mel Gibson, Joanne Samuel, Hugh Keays-Byrne, Steve Bisley

Votes: 165,977 | Gross: $8.75M

66. The Road Warrior (1981)

R | 94 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

7.6
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76 Metascore

In the post-apocalyptic Australian wasteland, a cynical drifter agrees to help a small, gasoline rich, community escape a band of bandits.

Director: George Miller | Stars: Mel Gibson, Bruce Spence, Michael Preston, Max Phipps

Votes: 145,837 | Gross: $12.47M

67. Mad Max Beyond Thunderdome (1985)

PG-13 | 107 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

6.3
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80 Metascore

After being exiled from the most advanced town in post apocalyptic Australia, a drifter travels with a group of abandoned children to rebel against the town's queen.

Directors: George Miller, George Ogilvie | Stars: Mel Gibson, Tina Turner, Bruce Spence, Adam Cockburn

Votes: 110,945 | Gross: $36.20M

68. The Mango Tree (1977)

PG-13 | 93 min | Drama

7.1
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Jamie is a young man growing up in the small Australian town of Bundaberg during the early 1940's. Jamie loves his tranquil life, surrounded by the friendly locals, and being brought up by ... See full summary »

Director: Kevin James Dobson | Stars: Geraldine Fitzgerald, Robert Helpmann, Christopher Pate, Gerard Kennedy

Votes: 72

69. 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 »

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

Votes: 404

70. Midnite Spares (1983)

87 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

5.2
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After discovering that a group of car thieves may have something to do with his father's untimely death, Steve pursues the criminals and attempts to capture them as well as prove his prowess as a racecar driver.

Director: Quentin Masters | Stars: James Laurie, Gia Carides, Max Cullen, Bruce Spence

Votes: 100

71. Money Movers (1978)

R | 92 min | Crime, Action, Thriller

6.5
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An armoured car company is the target of repeated heists. Company leadership is enforcing new measures in order to tighten the security. However, the biggest danger of a new heist lies within the company's own ranks.

Director: Bruce Beresford | Stars: Terence Donovan, Tony Bonner, Ed Devereaux, Charles 'Bud' Tingwell

Votes: 327

72. Muggers (2000)

97 min | Comedy, Crime, Romance

5.7
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Brad and Gregor, two broke medical students in their final year and debut to a loan shark, must resort to contentious lengths to finance themselves. A fresh comedy with scruple less students.

Director: Dean Murphy | Stars: Jason Barry, Matt Day, Petra Yared, Simon Bossell

Votes: 248

73. Muriel's Wedding (1994)

R | 106 min | Comedy, Drama

7.2
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63 Metascore

A young social outcast in Australia steals money from her parents to finance a vacation where she hopes to find happiness, and perhaps love.

Director: P.J. Hogan | Stars: Toni Collette, Rachel Griffiths, Bill Hunter, Sophie Lee

Votes: 30,153 | Gross: $15.19M

74. My Brilliant Career (1979)

G | 100 min | Biography, Drama, Romance

7.3
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Sybylla Melvyn is an independent young woman who soon after arriving to live with her Grandmother Bossier and aunt Helen announces that she will never marry and plans on having a career ... See full summary »

Director: Gillian Armstrong | Stars: Judy Davis, Sam Neill, Wendy Hughes, Robert Grubb

Votes: 2,842

75. Never Tell Me Never (1998 TV Movie)

Biography, Drama

6.8
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This is the story of Janine Shepard, a world class skier faced with tragedy, being hit by a car and being told she will never walk again.

Director: David Elfick | Stars: Claudia Karvan, Michael Caton, Diane Craig, John Howard

Votes: 143

76. Newsfront (1978)

PG | 110 min | Drama, History

7.1
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In post war Australia the men and women of Cinetone struggle to produce the weekly news reels for the movie going public.

Director: Phillip Noyce | Stars: Bill Hunter, Gerard Kennedy, Wendy Hughes, Chris Haywood

Votes: 591

77. Objective, Burma! (1945)

Approved | 142 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

7.4
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A platoon of special ops are tasked to parachute into the remote Burmese jungle and destroy a strategic Japanese radar station, but getting out isn't as easy.

Director: Raoul Walsh | Stars: Errol Flynn, James Brown, William Prince, George Tobias

Votes: 3,783

78. Oyster Farmer (2004)

91 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

6.6
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51 Metascore

A love story about a young man who runs away up an isolated Australian river and gets a job with eighth generation oyster famers.

Director: Anna Reeves | Stars: Alex O'Loughlin, Jim Norton, Diana Glenn, David Field

Votes: 1,124

79. Perfect Strangers (2003)

PG-13 | 96 min | Drama, Romance, Thriller

5.2
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A woman goes home with the best-looking stranger, only to discover she's been kidnapped.

Director: Gaylene Preston | Stars: Rachael Blake, Robyn Malcolm, Madeleine Sami, Jed Brophy

Votes: 1,297

80. Power Without Glory (1976– )

50 min | Drama

8.6
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Stars: Martin Vaughan, Rosalind Speirs, John Wood, Heather Canning

Votes: 63

81. Proof (1991)

R | 86 min | Drama, Romance

7.4
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The life of a blind photographer who is looked after by a housekeeper is disrupted by the arrival of an agreeable restaurant worker.

Director: Jocelyn Moorhouse | Stars: Hugo Weaving, Geneviève Picot, Russell Crowe, Heather Mitchell

Votes: 5,469 | Gross: $0.52M

82. Rabbit-Proof Fence (2002)

PG | 94 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama

7.5
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80 Metascore

In 1931, three aboriginal girls escape after being plucked from their homes to be trained as domestic staff and set off on a journey across the Outback.

Director: Phillip Noyce | Stars: Everlyn Sampi, Tianna Sansbury, Kenneth Branagh, Laura Monaghan

Votes: 24,799 | Gross: $6.17M

83. Radiance (1998)

83 min | Drama

6.9
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With the death of their mother, two sisters (Nona and Cressy) return to their childhood home in Northern Australia where their third sister, Mae, lived looking after their mother. The ... See full summary »

Director: Rachel Perkins | Stars: Deborah Mailman, Trisha Morton-Thomas, Rachael Maza, Russell Kiefel

Votes: 275

84. Razorback (1984)

R | 95 min | Horror, Thriller

6.0
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A vicious wild boar terrorizes the Australian outback. The first victim is a small child who is killed. The child's granddad is brought to trial for killing the child but acquitted. The ... See full summary »

Director: Russell Mulcahy | Stars: Gregory Harrison, Arkie Whiteley, Bill Kerr, Chris Haywood

Votes: 4,361 | Gross: $0.15M

85. Redball (1999)

Not Rated | 91 min | Thriller

5.4
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Two detectives are assigned to solve a series of grisly murders of children committed by a killer dubbed "Mr. Creep". However, when their investigation leads them towards someone in their ... See full summary »

Director: Jon Hewitt | Stars: Belinda McClory, John Brumpton, Frank Magree, Peter Docker

Votes: 147

86. 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.

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

Votes: 33,839 | Gross: $0.18M

87. Running on Empty (1982)

R | 83 min | Action, Drama, Sport

6.0
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This film collects just what it was like to be in Australia in the early 80's. It's about hot cars, hot chicks and hot times. The story begins when two local street racers agree to race Fox... See full summary »

Director: John Clark | Stars: Terry Serio, Deborah Conway, Max Cullen, Richard Moir

Votes: 301

88. Sample People (2000)

Not Rated | 97 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

4.7
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This edgy Australian film stars an ensemble cast headed up by pop superstar Kylie Minogue, David Field, and John Lyndon. Various characters interact under strange circumstances, calling to mind movies such as GO and PULP FICTION

Director: Clinton Smith | Stars: Kylie Minogue, Ben Mendelsohn, Simon Lyndon, David Field

Votes: 325

89. Scales of Justice (1983– )

80 min | Drama

8.7
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Stars: Don Reid, Dennis Miller, Brian McDermott, Tim Robertson

Votes: 36

90. Secret Bridesmaids' Business (2002 TV Movie)

6.8
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Chronicles the events of the day before a wedding, as disastrous secrets come out from both sides of the couple and a bizarre set of coincidences threaten to finish off the wedding forever.

Director: Lynn-Maree Danzey | Stars: Helen Dallimore, Vince Colosimo, Val Lehman, Rebecca Frith

Votes: 39

91. Secret Men's Business (1999 TV Movie)

Drama

7.0
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A group of school friends are re-united after a death.

Director: Ken Cameron | Stars: Ben Mendelsohn, Marcus Graham, Simon Baker, Jeremy Sims

Votes: 142

92. Seven Little Australians (1973– )

294 min | Drama, Family

8.5
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Captain Wolcott is a widower with seven children. He marries again and his new wife takes on all the trials of bringing up seven spirited children. They have many adventures, especially one... See full summary »

Stars: Barbara Llewellyn, Mark Clarke, Anna Hruby, Jennifer Cluff

Votes: 71

93. Echoes of Paradise (1987)

R | 92 min | Drama

6.1
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The love story between an Australian woman and a Balinese dancer.

Director: Phillip Noyce | Stars: Wendy Hughes, John Lone, Steve Jacobs, Peta Toppano

Votes: 78

94. Sirens (1994)

R | 98 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

5.8
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When a painting is termed blasphemous, a young minister and his wife visit the artist... and the three sexually playful models living with him.

Director: John Duigan | Stars: Hugh Grant, Tara Fitzgerald, Sam Neill, Elle Macpherson

Votes: 8,774 | Gross: $7.77M

95. Sleeping Dogs (1977)

107 min | Action, Thriller, Drama

6.6
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Recluse Smith (Sam Neill) is drawn into a revolutionary struggle between leftist guerillas and the New Zealand government. Implicated in a murder and framed as a revolutionary conspirator, ... See full summary »

Director: Roger Donaldson | Stars: Sam Neill, Nevan Rowe, Ian Mune, Warren Oates

Votes: 714

96. Smash Palace (1981)

108 min | Drama

7.2
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Al Shaw's life revolves around motor racing and his back country junkyard, the "Smash Palace". His French wife, Jacqui, doesn't appreciate the lack of attention due to Al's obsession with ... See full summary »

Director: Roger Donaldson | Stars: Bruno Lawrence, Anna Maria Monticelli, Greer Robson-Kirk, Keith Aberdein

Votes: 664

97. Smiley (1956)

97 min | Comedy

6.9
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Smiley Greevins is a cheeky, mischievous, imaginative little boy who lives in the small town of Murrumbilla in the Australian outback. His father Bill is a poor drover who is often away ... See full summary »

Director: Anthony Kimmins | Stars: Colin Petersen, Bruce Archer, Ralph Richardson, John McCallum

Votes: 133

98. Smiley Gets a Gun (1958)

90 min | Comedy, Drama

7.3
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A sequel to the movie "Smiley". Young Smiley gets into more strife as he attempts to prove himself a responsible citizen by helping other, so that he can earn a new gun from Sergeant Flaxman.

Director: Anthony Kimmins | Stars: Sybil Thorndike, Chips Rafferty, Keith Calvert, Bruce Archer

Votes: 79

99. Sensitive New Age Killer (2000)

87 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

5.5
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Director: Mark Savage | Stars: Tyson Stein, Nicole Lambert, Julie Turner, Peter Beitans

Votes: 140

100. One More Minute (1979)

R | 92 min | Horror, Drama, Thriller

4.9
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Angela, a naive young hairdresser, is thrown out of home by her puritanical mother. At the behest of model client, She gets her first modeling gig. While her future seems bright, she has no idea what sinister things surround her.

Director: Simon Wincer | Stars: Chantal Contouri, Robert Bruning, Sigrid Thornton, Hugh Keays-Byrne

Votes: 326