Siit's Top 10 Movies - Australian

I'm not a big fan of my country's movies, but there are some that are endearing.
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1.
Better Than Sex (2000)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
After a one-night stand a couple is faced with the terrifying possibility of what they really want. (95 mins.)
“ Awesome movie. One of the few 10/10 movies I rank !! ” - siit
 
2.
Finding Nemo (2003)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  
After his son is captured in the Great Barrier Reef and taken to Sydney, a timid clownfish sets out on a journey to bring him home. (100 mins.)
“ Father and son movie... how can I not rate this so highly? ” - siit
 
3.
Mad Max 2: The Road Warrior (1981)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
In the post-apocalyptic Australian wasteland, a cynical drifter agrees to help a small, gasoline rich, community escape a band of bandits. (95 mins.)
Director: George Miller
“ This is a shockingly violent movie... even by today's standards. But it perfectly captures the essence of the barbaric post-apocalyptic harsh world. ” - siit
 
4.
Gallipoli (1981)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
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. (110 mins.)
Director: Peter Weir
“ Jean Michel-Jarre's score, the emotional story.. the Aussie 'Digger'. ” - siit
 
5.
The Interview (1998)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
A duel between a suspected murderer and a detective pressed by people who want results. But whose skin is really wanted. (104 mins.)
Director: Craig Monahan
“ Hugo Weaving is excellent. ” - siit
 
6.
Sirens (1993)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  
When a painting is termed blasphemous, a young minister and his wife visit the artist... and the three sexually playful models living with him. (98 mins.)
Director: John Duigan
“ Elle Macpherson naked... A good performance from Hugh Grant, and of course one of the best in Sam Neil... a good movie. ” - siit
 
7.
Babe (1995)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
Babe, a pig raised by sheepdogs, learns to herd sheep with a little help from Farmer Hoggett. (91 mins.)
Director: Chris Noonan
“ O I N K !!!! ” - siit
 
8.
Crocodile Dundee (1986)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
An American reporter goes to the Australian outback to meet an eccentric crocodile poacher and invites him to New York City. (97 mins.)
Director: Peter Faiman
“ "Pfft... that's not a knife...... THAT'S a knife." ” - siit
 
9.
Shine (1996)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
Pianist David Helfgott, driven by his father and teachers, has a breakdown. Years later he returns to the piano, to popular if not critical acclaim. (105 mins.)
Director: Scott Hicks
“ A decent biopic on the Australian pianist David Helfgott. ” - siit
 
10.
The Gold and the Glory (1984)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  
Steve Lucas is a nineteen year old who is filled with the burning resentment of being forced to live in his brother's shadow... (112 mins.)
Director: Igor Auzins
“ Saw this as a teen and loved it. Dated now, but still not a bad look at the Queensland way of life in the eighties. ” - siit