My Australian + NZ DVD Collection ......!!

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1.
They're a Weird Mob (1966)
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Nino Culotta is an Italian immigrant who arrived in Australia with the promise of a job as a journalist on his cousin's magazine... (112 mins.)
Director: Michael Powell
 
2.
Mad Max (1979)
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In a self-destructing world, a vengeful Australian policeman sets out to stop a violent motorcycle gang. (88 mins.)
Director: George Miller
 
3.
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
 
4.
Mad Max Beyond Thunderdome (1985)
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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. (107 mins.)
 
5.
Death in Brunswick (1990)
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Carl Fitzgerald is down-on-his-luck until he meets Sophie, a beautiful Greek girl. He gets a job as a cook... (109 mins.)
Director: John Ruane
 
6.
Proof (1991)
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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. (86 mins.)
 
7.
Sirens (1993)
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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. (98 mins.)
Director: John Duigan
 
8.
The Castle (1997)
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A working-class family from Melbourne, Australia fights city hall after being told they must vacate their beloved family home to allow for infrastructural expansion. (85 mins.)
Director: Rob Sitch
 
9.
The Bank (2001)
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The Bank is a thriller about banking, corruption and alchemy. (104 mins.)
Director: Robert Connolly
 
10.
Crackerjack (2002)
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When dwindling membership and increasing overheads makes a local bowling club and prime candidate for a takeover... (92 mins.)
Director: Paul Moloney
 
11.
Danny Deckchair (2003)
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An Aussie becomes a national sensation when he lifts off in his deck chair tied to balloons. (100 mins.)
Director: Jeff Balsmeyer
 
12.
Ned Kelly (2003)
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An innocent man becomes one of the most wanted criminals the world has ever known. (110 mins.)
Director: Gregor Jordan
 
13.
The Extra (2005)
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A simplistic bloke with innocent eyes who sees movie stars getting money and girls and says, "Why not me?" (96 mins.)
Director: Kevin Carlin
 
14.
Kenny (2006)
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From the biggest festival to the smallest church social, Kenny Smyth delivers porta-loos to them all... (99 mins.)
 
15.
Candy (2006)
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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. (116 mins.)
Director: Neil Armfield
 
16.
Separation City (2009)
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A painful tale about marriage, bad sex and requited love. (107 mins.)
 
17.
The Boys Are Back (2009)
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A sports writer becomes a single parent in tragic circumstances. (104 mins.)
Director: Scott Hicks
 
18.
The Efficiency Expert (1992)
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An expert on productivity shows wacky workers in 1966 Australia how to run their moccasin factory like clockwork, despite laying off more than half the workforce. (97 mins.)
Director: Mark Joffe
 
19.
Don's Party (1976)
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The movie Dons Party is about a wild house party in a suburban Australian neighbourhood. Don Henderson... (90 mins.)
Director: Bruce Beresford
 
20.
Charlie & Boots (2009)
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A father and son who travel from Victoria to Cape York to fulfill their lifelong ambition to fish off Australia's northern tip. (101 mins.)
Director: Dean Murphy
 
21.
A Man's Gotta Do (2004)
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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... (100 mins.)
Director: Chris Kennedy
 
22.
Oyster Farmer (2004)
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A love story about a young man who runs away up an isolated Australian river and gets a job with eighth generation oyster famers. (91 mins.)
Director: Anna Reeves
 
23.
Snakeskin (2001)
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A hitchhiker takes two kids on the ride of their dreams, but they soon learn that their newfound hero is just as capable of delivering nightmares. (94 mins.)
Director: Gillian Ashurst
 
24.
The Honourable Wally Norman (2003)
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(88 mins.)
Director: Ted Emery
 
25.
Peaches (2004)
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This is the story of teenage girl Steph, who is brought up by her fiery aunt Jude after her pregnant... (109 mins.)
Director: Craig Monahan
 
26.
Blessed (2009)
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Seven lost children wander the night streets while their mothers await their return home. (113 mins.)
Director: Ana Kokkinos
 
27.
Criminal Ways (2003)
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The world's worst actor Danny, meets the world's worst crook Marcus and their lives are changed forever... (94 mins.)
 
28.
Daybreakers (2009)
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In the year 2019, a plague has transformed almost every human into vampires. Faced with a dwindling blood supply, the fractured dominant race plots their survival; meanwhile, a researcher works with a covert band of vamps on a way to save humankind. (98 mins.)
 
29.
Shine (1996)
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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
 
30.
The Man Who Sued God (2001)
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Billy Connolly plays Steve Myers, a lawyer who became a fisherman from frustration. When his one piece of property... (97 mins.)
Director: Mark Joffe
 
31.
Les Patterson Saves the World (1987)
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Fat middle aged 24/7 drunkard Les Patterson (Barry Humphries) represents Australia at the UN where his fart literally incinerates an Arab ambassador... (98 mins.)
Director: George Miller
 
32.
The Proposition (2005)
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A lawman apprehends a notorious outlaw and gives him nine days to kill his older brother, or else they'll execute his younger brother. (104 mins.)
Director: John Hillcoat
 
33.
The Hard Word (2002)
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Three fraternal bank robbers languishing in jail, discover a profitable (if not dodgy) way to spend their time... (102 mins.)
Director: Scott Roberts
 
34.
The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert (1994)
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Two drag performers and a transgender woman travel across the desert to perform their unique style of cabaret. (104 mins.)
Director: Stephan Elliott
 
35.
Brilliant Lies (1996)
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Susy Conner accuses former employer, Gary Fitzgerald, of harassment and unfair dismissal for failing to comply with his sexual demands... (94 mins.)
 
36.
Strictly Ballroom (1992)
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A maverick dancer risks his career by performing an unusual routine and sets out to succeed with a new partner. (94 mins.)
Director: Baz Luhrmann
 
37.
Sunday Too Far Away (1975)
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A hard-drinking but hard-working gun shearer leads a group of Outback sheep herders into striking after wealthy landowners attempt to drive them from their territory. (94 mins.)
Director: Ken Hannam
 
38.
Gallipoli (1981)
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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
 
39.
Phar Lap (1983)
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The true story of a Australian racehorse that becomes a champion with the help of a local stableboy. (107 mins.)
Director: Simon Wincer
 
40.
Playing Beatie Bow (1986)
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A discontented Sydney teenager travels back in time to 1873, whilst watching an old fashioned children's game. (93 mins.)
Director: Donald Crombie
 
41.
The Harp in the South (1987 Mini-Series)
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(281 mins.)
Director: George Whaley
 
42.
Poor Man's Orange (1987 Mini-Series)
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It is the early '50s and the Darcy family continues their struggle to build a better life despite the... (190 mins.)
Director: George Whaley
 
43.
High Tide (1987)
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Story about a backup singer for an Elvis impersonator who re-enters her past when she leaves a tour... (101 mins.)
 
44.
Horseplay (2003)
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A comedy about a horse trainer. (100 mins.)
 
45.
Russian Doll (2001)
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Harvey, a self-doubting private investigator, plans to marry his girlfriend until he is hired to solve... (90 mins.)
 
46.
Razzle Dazzle (2007)
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A man wants to make a difference in the world of dance. (95 mins.)
Director: Darren Ashton
 
47.
Take Away (2003)
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Tony Stilano and Trev Spackneys both own, live over and work in adjoining take-away fish shops in Melbourne... (88 mins.)
Director: Marc Gracie
 
48.
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
 
49.
The Rage in Placid Lake (2003)
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An exuberant, sharply satirical comedy about two parentally neglected teenagers who find the courage to believe in themselves (89 mins.)
Director: Tony McNamara
 
50.
Doing Time for Patsy Cline (1997)
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Following a passion for country music, Ralph leaves his father's sheep farm in a remote Australian town... (95 mins.)
Director: Chris Kennedy
 
51.
You and Your Stupid Mate (2005)
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Best friends Jeffrey and Philip embark on a ridiculous scheme to save their favorite TV soap, "Sons of Surf." In HD. (85 mins.)
Director: Marc Gracie
 
52.
The Pact (2003)
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A teen Pact riding on top of trains breeds hell to pay 15 years later when one comes back from the dead. (94 mins.)
 
53.
In My Father's Den (2004)
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A disillusioned war journalist's return home is blighted when he becomes implicated in the mysterious disappearance of a teenage girl he has befriended. (127 mins.)
Director: Brad McGann
 
54.
Gettin' Square (2003)
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Gettin' Square is about starting over, keeping clean and going straight. Barry Wirth is fresh out of... (100 mins.)
 
55.
Suburban Mayhem (2006)
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The neighbors are scared of her. The police can't keep up with her. Nobody can control her, but everybody's trying. (95 mins.)
Director: Paul Goldman
 
56.
The Nugget (2002)
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'The Nugget' looks at how instant wealth suddenly changes the lives of three working class men - not necessarily for the better, but always with hilarious consequences. (97 mins.)
Director: Bill Bennett
 
57.
Strange Bedfellows (2004)
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Two 'very straight' old timers have to learn how to pass as a loving gay couple after falsely claiming same-sex status to take advantage of newly legislated tax laws. (100 mins.)
Director: Dean Murphy
 
58.
Walking on Water (2002)
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After the death of a friend, a household of long time friends and family are tossed into the myopic world of grief, where jealousy, betrayal and desire override more polite reactions to death. (90 mins.)
Director: Tony Ayres
 
59.
Whale Rider (2002)
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A contemporary story of love, rejection and triumph as a young Maori girl fights to fulfill a destiny her grandfather refuses to recognize. (101 mins.)
Director: Niki Caro
 
60.
Angel Baby (1995)
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Two schizophrenics meet during therapy and fall passionately in love. Ahead of them lies the inevitable road to disaster - one they share to the end. (105 mins.)
Director: Michael Rymer
 
61.
Three Dollars (2005)
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THREE DOLLARS is the story of Eddie, an honest, compassionate man who finds himself with a wife, a child... (118 mins.)
Director: Robert Connolly
 
62.
The New Girlfriend (1999)
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A mother tracks down the woman responsible for her home being invaded and her son molested. (83 mins.)
Director: Julie Money
 
63.
Look Both Ways (2005)
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During one unusually hot and tragic weekend, four people struggle after hearing some life-changing news, this in turn brings them together. (100 mins.)
Director: Sarah Watt
 
64.
The Night We Called It a Day (2003)
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Based on the true events surrounding Frank Sinatra's tour of Australia. When Sinatra calls a local reporter a "two-bit hooker", every union in the country black-bans the star until he issues an apology. (97 mins.)
Director: Paul Goldman
 
65.
The Delinquents (1989)
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A small town in Australia, in the late 1950s: Brownie and Lola are deeply in love. But because they are under-age... (101 mins.)
Director: Chris Thomson
 
66.
Bootmen (2000)
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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. (95 mins.)
Director: Dein Perry
 
67.
Introducing the Dwights (2007)
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The shy son of an aging comedienne tries to find a balance between his demanding home life, his new girlfriend, and his mother's second chance at fame. (105 mins.)
Director: Cherie Nowlan
 
68.
The Craic (1999)
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Two Irish actors (Jimeoin McKeown, Alan McKee) flee from 1988 Belfast after a violent confrontation... (89 mins.)
Director: Ted Emery
 
69.
Two Hands (1999)
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A 19 year old (Heath Ledger) finds himself in debt to a local gangster (Bryan Brown) when some gang loot disappears and sets him on the run from thugs... (103 mins.)
Director: Gregor Jordan
 
70.
The Wog Boy (2000)
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Steve liked Celia from the moment they met. But following a clash with her boss, Raelene Beagle-Thorpe... (92 mins.)
Director: Aleksi Vellis
 
71.
Lantana (2001)
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The relationships of four couples unravel after the discovery of a young woman's body in Lantana bush in suburban Sydney. (121 mins.)
Director: Ray Lawrence
 
72.
Visitors (2003)
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The story of Georgia Perry, the first woman to sail around the world solo. (100 mins.)
 
73.
Kombi Nation (2003)
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Four twenty-something's hit the roads of Europe in a classic VW Kombi in search of the dream "Overseas Experience" (OE) - sex, drugs and rock'n roll...maybe...what could possibly go wrong? (88 mins.)
Director: Grant Lahood
 
74.
Perfect Strangers (2003)
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A woman goes home with the best-looking stranger, only to discover she's been kidnapped. (96 mins.)
Director: Gaylene Preston
 
75.
Dark Frontier (2009)
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1902....the Australian Federation is a year old. Twelve year-old Tom's beloved father, Nat, has dragged him and his sister... (96 mins.)
Director: Kriv Stenders
 
76.
:30 Seconds (2009 TV Series)
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(30 mins.)