Movies made wholly or in part in Western Australia

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Australia (2008)
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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. (165 mins.)
Director: Baz Luhrmann
 
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Abandon (2002)
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A senior at an elite college, already under severe pressure to complete her thesis and land a prestigious job... (99 mins.)
Director: Stephen Gaghan
 
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The Actress (2005)
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Tom, Claire and Kevin are looking for a new house mate ...then Emma showed up to destroy all of their relationships. (90 mins.)
Director: Zak Hilditch
 
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Bitter Art (2009)
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Bitter Art is an award winning Australian comedy. Set in the small town of Pemberton we find Tyson at a crossroads... (86 mins.)
Director: Michael Hatch
 
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Blame (2010)
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A group of young vigilantes seeking revenge for a sexual betrayal fall far from grace. When the truth is out they find themselves on the dark side of justice. (89 mins.)
Director: Michael Henry
 
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The Bouncer (2006)
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Director: Derek Hobbs
 
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Boundaries of the Heart (1988)
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(105 mins.)
Director: Lex Marinos
 
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Bran Nue Dae (2009)
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In the Summer of 1969 a young man is filled with the life of the idyllic old pearling port Broome - fishing... (85 mins.)
Director: Rachel Perkins
 
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The Catalpa Rescue (2007)
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The Catalpa Rescue is the extraordinary story of the daring rescue of six Irish rebels from a notoriously brutal penal colony in Fremantle, West Australia in 1876.
Director: Lisa Harney
 
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Clowning Around (1992)
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Follows a boy who realizes there is more to being a clown, than just clowning around. (183 mins.)
Director: George Whaley
 
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The Course (2007)
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King of the computer nerds Ben, transforms himself into a sonnet reading, serenading, sword fighting, cross-dressing Shakespearean Love Machine, to woo the girl of his dreams. (81 mins.)
Director: Miranda Edmonds
 
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Crush (2009)
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An American student studying in Australia mistakenly gets involved with a mysterious and unhinged girl while house-sitting for a rich family on vacation. (82 mins.)
 
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Where the Outback Ends (1989)
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Daisy, a gun-toting grumpy old battle-axe, eeking out her life in a tumbledown shack in the middle of nowhere... (106 mins.)
 
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Day of the Panther (1988)
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A martial-arts expert goes after a criminal gang and its boss, who were responsible for the death of his partner. (84 mins.)
 
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Death Bet (2008)
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Justin, a second-generation immigrant, has just returned home to the town of Hawkersham. It is a port... (81 mins.)
Director: Morten Willoch
 
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Demons (2011)
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Jack Rogers has lost everything, after three weeks in hospital he has now returned home to an empty house... (60 mins.)
Director: Blake Prosser
 
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Dingo (1991)
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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... (109 mins.)
Director: Rolf de Heer
 
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The Director's Cut (2009)
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A group of filmmakers set off to a remote part of Western Australia to shoot their low budget period drama. But something doesn't want them to finish. and is out to kill them all. One by one. (87 mins.)
Director: Paul Komadina
 
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Drift (2013)
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In the 70s two brothers battle killer waves, conservative society and ruthless bikers to kick-start the modern surf industry. (113 mins.)
 
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Fran (1985)
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A single mother, Fran (Noni Hazlehurst) is selflessly devoted to her children. But something is lacking in her life... (98 mins.)
Director: Glenda Hambly
 
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Harlequin (1980)
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A modern-day politician is faced with an incomprehensible in this mystical-fantasy. Senator Rast is a very powerful man... (95 mins.)
Director: Simon Wincer
 
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I Am Bish (2009)
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The film appears at first to be a documentary. Bish, a final year film student, is shooting the documentary for his graduating project... (89 mins.)
 
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Japanese Story (2003)
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Against the background of an Australian desert, Sandy, a geologist, and Hiromitsu, a Japanese businessman... (110 mins.)
Director: Sue Brooks
 
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Justice (1998)
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Director: Ron Elliott
 
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Last Train to Freo (2006)
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Two thugs from the Perth suburb of Midland catch the last train to Fremantle. When a young woman boards the train a few stops later, they begin talking and find out not everyone on the train is who they seem to be. (89 mins.)
Director: Jeremy Sims
 
28.
Let's Get Skase (2001)
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Christopher Skase. He ruled Australia and stole a fortune, fleeing to the coast of Spain. No one could touch him. No one could stop him. Until Peter Dellasandro and a small force of men swore they'd bring him down. (96 mins.)
Director: Matthew George
 
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Little Sparrows (2010)
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Simple and sincere, celebrating life and the unconditional love of a mother. (88 mins.)
 
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Love in Limbo (1993)
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1950's. Gawky teenager Ken Riddle has a wealth of sexual knowledge, but has yet to lose his virginity... (95 mins.)
Director: David Elfick
 
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Love in Perth (2010)
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(90 mins.)
Director: Findo Purwono
 
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The Road Warrior (1981)
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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
 
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Needle (2010)
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A killer uses an 18th century machine with supernatural powers to terrorize students at a college. (90 mins.)
Director: John V. Soto
 
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Nickel Queen (1971)
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(89 mins.)
Director: John McCallum
 
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No Through Road (2008)
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The serenity of another quiet evening is shattered for an amateur photographer when a desperate woman takes refuge in his humble suburban home... (85 mins.)
Director: Sam Barrett
 
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The Olive Tree (1975)
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The murder of a farm hand emerge as a struggles takes place between a father wants his son to take over the farm and his daughter who also wants the farm. (70 mins.)
Director: Edgar Metcalfe
 
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Plugg (1975)
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(88 mins.)
Director: Terry Bourke
 
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Plum Role (2007)
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Jacob is an up and coming actor living in the most isolated city in the world, Perth in Western Australia ... (74 mins.)
Director: Zak Hilditch
 
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Dreamtime's Over (2009)
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Three Australian couples stumble across an ancient curse in the Outback, and their dream holiday turns into a nightmare that may kill them all. (76 mins.)
 
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Rabbit-Proof Fence (2002)
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In 1931, three aboriginal girls escape after being plucked from their homes to be trained as domestic staff and set off on a trek across the Outback. (94 mins.)
Director: Phillip Noyce
 
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Red Dog (2011)
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Based on the legendary true story of the Red Dog who united a disparate local community while roaming the Australian outback in search of his long lost master. (92 mins.)
Director: Kriv Stenders
 
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Road Games (1981)
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A truck driver plays a cat-and-mouse game with a mysterious serial killer on a desolate Australian highway. (101 mins.)
 
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Southern Cross (2004)
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Southern Cross is an Australian family drama. Two immigrant children's mom dies, and her children are put in a detention center... (92 mins.)
Director: Mark Defriest
 
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Stoned Bros (2009)
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Best mates Eddie and Charlie's spiritual journey goes off track and becomes a riotous trip through outback Australia. (90 mins.)
 
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Swimming Upstream (2003)
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The inspirational life story of Australian swimmer Tony Fingleton. (114 mins.)
Director: Russell Mulcahy
 
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Teesh and Trude (2002)
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In Unit 16b at Platypus Rise Flats, two hard and damaged women living on a diet of soapies, sarcasm and frustration are about to reach breaking point... (93 mins.)
Director: Melanie Rodriga
 
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Thunderstruck (2004)
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After a near death experience, five Boys, all devoted AC/DC fans, make a pact to bury their best friend next to the grave of Bon Scott. 12 years later, having gone their different ways, they come together to fulfill the promise. (98 mins.)
Director: Darren Ashton
 
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Two Fists, One Heart (2008)
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This is a contemporary story set in Perth, Western Australia. Anthony Argo is a young Italian/Australian boxer... (105 mins.)
Director: Shawn Seet
 
49.
Under the Lighthouse Dancing (1997)
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The story of 6 friends who journey to an island off the coast of Australia for the weekend. Two of them... (94 mins.)
Director: Graeme Rattigan
 
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Wasted on the Young (2010)
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When a high school party goes dangerously off the rails, one teenager finds that revenge is just a computer click away. (97 mins.)
Director: Ben C. Lucas
 
51.
Wind (1992)
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Will Parker, played by Matthew Modine, loses the Americas Cup, the worlds biggest sailing prize, to... (126 mins.)
Director: Carroll Ballard
 
52.
Windrider (1986)
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PC Simpson is an enthusiastic surfer. With the help of his father's company's engineer Howard he develops... (92 mins.)
Director: Vincent Monton
 
53.
Wolf Creek (2005)
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Three backpackers stranded in the Australian outback are befriended by a local who turns out to be a sadistic psychopath and will plunge them into a hellish nightmare of insufferable torture. (99 mins.)
Director: Greg Mclean
 
54.
Shame (1988)
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Asta Cadell, a lawyer traveling through the Australian Outback on holiday, stops in a small Western... (94 mins.)
Director: Steve Jodrell
 
55.
Aussie Park Boyz: The Next Chapter (2011)
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Cam, tormented by guilt, sets out to avenge his brother's death.
 
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Sororal (2014)
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Director: Sam Barrett
 
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Esoterica (2010)
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When surveillance photographer Will (James Helm) reluctantly agrees to entrap a client's cheating husband... (95 mins.)
Director: Sam Barrett
 
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Son of a Gun (2014)
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JR busts out of prison with Brendan Lynch, Australia's most notorious criminal, and joins Lynch's gang for a gold heist that soon pits the two men against one another. (108 mins.)
Director: Julius Avery