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1. Love's Brother (2004)

103 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.5
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Despairing of ever finding love, the insecure Angelo uses a photo of his handsome brother Gino to convince a beautiful Italian girl across the sea to marry him. Gino is delighted for Angelo... See full summary »

Director: Jan Sardi | Stars: Giovanni Ribisi, Adam Garcia, Joe Petruzzi, Rodney Afif

Votes: 995

2. Tom White (2004)

106 min | Drama

6.6
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An architect experiences a mental breakdown with life-changing results.

Director: Alkinos Tsilimidos | Stars: Colin Friels, Rachael Blake, Dan Spielman, Loene Carmen

Votes: 258

3. One Perfect Day (2004)

Not Rated | 106 min | Drama

6.3
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Tommy Matisse, a gifted musician, undertakes an odyssey of self-discovery and tragedy in Melbourne's dance music scene.

Director: Paul Currie | Stars: Dan Spielman, Leeanna Walsman, Nathan Phillips, Dawn Klingberg

Votes: 726

4. A Cold Summer (2003)

83 min | Drama

6.1
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The chance meeting of two stressed-out, romantically vulnerable twenty somethings initiates this raw examination of life in the emotional outer limits.

Director: Paul Middleditch | Stars: Teo Gebert, Olivia Pigeot, Susan Prior

Votes: 48

5. The Finished People (2003)

Drama

6.8
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Three young men endure an impoverished existence in Southwest Sydney, Australia. Van is a homeless young man, living in a car park. When he encounters a free-spirited Carla, he senses the ... See full summary »

Director: Khoa Do | Stars: Rodney Anderson, Viet Dang, Mylinh Dinh, Anh Do

Votes: 125

6. 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: 5,834 | Gross: $0.65M

7. 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: 4,480

8. 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: 2,640

9. The Rage in Placid Lake (2003)

Not Rated | 89 min | Comedy

7.1
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63 Metascore

An exuberant, sharply satirical comedy about two parentally neglected teenagers who find the courage to believe in themselves

Director: Tony McNamara | Stars: Jordan Brooking, Ben Lee, Rose Byrne, Miranda Richardson

Votes: 2,604

10. Ned Kelly (2003)

R | 110 min | Action, Adventure, Biography

6.5
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56 Metascore

An innocent man becomes one of the most wanted criminals the world has ever known.

Director: Gregor Jordan | Stars: Heath Ledger, Orlando Bloom, Geoffrey Rush, Naomi Watts

Votes: 22,984 | Gross: $0.07M

11. 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: 24,696 | Gross: $6.17M

12. Beneath Clouds (2002)

Not Rated | 90 min | Drama, Romance

7.2
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The story of Lena, the light-skinned daughter of an Aboriginal mother and Irish father and Vaughn, a Murri boy doing time in a minimum security prison in North West NSW. Dramatic events ... See full summary »

Director: Ivan Sen | Stars: Dannielle Hall, Damian Pitt, Jenna Lee Connors, Terry Dahlstron

Votes: 835

13. The Tracker (2002)

90 min | Drama, History, Western

7.5
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71 Metascore

It's 1922; somewhere in Australia. When a Native Australian man is accused of murdering a white woman, three white men (The Fanatic, The Follower and The Veteran) are given the mission of ... See full summary »

Director: Rolf de Heer | Stars: David Gulpilil, Gary Sweet, Damon Gameau, Grant Page

Votes: 1,896

14. Swimming Upstream (2003)

PG-13 | 114 min | Biography, Drama, Sport

7.2
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58 Metascore

The inspirational life story of Australian swimmer Tony Fingleton.

Director: Russell Mulcahy | Stars: Geoffrey Rush, Judy Davis, Jesse Spencer, Tim Draxl

Votes: 2,947 | Gross: $0.05M

15. Walking on Water (2002)

90 min | Drama

6.5
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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.

Director: Tony Ayres | Stars: Vince Colosimo, Maria Theodorakis, Nathaniel Dean, Judi Farr

Votes: 427

16. 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: 325

17. The Bank (2001)

Not Rated | 104 min | Drama, Romance, Thriller

6.6
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54 Metascore

The Bank is a thriller about banking, corruption and alchemy.

Director: Robert Connolly | Stars: David Wenham, Anthony LaPaglia, Sibylla Budd, Steve Rodgers

Votes: 2,532

18. The Dish (2000)

PG-13 | 101 min | Comedy, Drama, History

7.2
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74 Metascore

A remote Australian community, populated by quirky characters, plays a key role in the first Apollo moon landing.

Director: Rob Sitch | Stars: Sam Neill, Billy Mitchell, Roz Hammond, Christopher-Robin Street

Votes: 13,525 | Gross: $2.25M

19. Mullet (2001)

89 min | Comedy, Drama

6.0
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A dark-sheep type of man returns to his hometown after a prolonged absence. While he's been gone ludicrous rumours have spread about his whereabouts. Is he a big footy player or is he a ... See full summary »

Director: David Caesar | Stars: Ben Mendelsohn, Susie Porter, Andrew S. Gilbert, Belinda McClory

Votes: 432

20. Looking for Alibrandi (2000)

103 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.2
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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: 2,646

21. Better Than Sex (2000)

R | 95 min | Drama, Romance

6.4
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47 Metascore

After a one-night stand a couple is faced with the terrifying possibility of what they really want.

Director: Jonathan Teplitzky | Stars: David Wenham, Susie Porter, Catherine McClements, Kris McQuade

Votes: 2,006 | Gross: $0.09M

22. Chopper (2000)

Unrated | 94 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

7.2
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65 Metascore

Chopper tells the intense story of Mark "Chopper" Read, a legendary criminal who wrote his autobiography while serving a jail sentence in prison. His book, "From the Inside", upon which the film is based, was a best-seller.

Director: Andrew Dominik | Stars: Eric Bana, Simon Lyndon, Vince Colosimo, Renée Brack

Votes: 33,086 | Gross: $0.23M

23. 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

24. Innocence (2000)

R | 94 min | Drama

7.5
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73 Metascore

After more than forty years apart, Andreas and Claire embark on an affair as reckless and intense as when they were young lovers. Widowed musician Andreas decides to get back in touch with ... See full summary »

Director: Paul Cox | Stars: Julia Blake, Charles 'Bud' Tingwell, Kristine Van Pellicom, Kenny Aernouts

Votes: 1,845 | Gross: $0.29M

25. Kick (1999)

92 min | Drama

5.8
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A champion high school rugby player has a secret desire to be a ballet dancer, having spent 11 years in ballet school. Seizing an opportunity to audition for a local company's presentation ... See full summary »

Director: Lynda Heys | Stars: Russell Page, Rebecca Yates, Martin Henderson, Radha Mitchell

Votes: 199

26. My Mother Frank (2000)

95 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.6
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When a meddlesome mother enrolls in university with her son, old and new worlds collide with awesome consequences.

Director: Mark Lamprell | Stars: Sinéad Cusack, Sam Neill, Matthew Newton, Rose Byrne

Votes: 486

27. Two Hands (1999)

R | 103 min | Comedy, Crime, Thriller

7.2
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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. Meanwhile two street kids start a ... See full summary »

Director: Gregor Jordan | Stars: Heath Ledger, Bryan Brown, David Field, Tom Long

Votes: 8,745

28. Praise (1998)

98 min | Drama

6.9
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79 Metascore

An unfocused twentysomething (Peter Fenton) moves in with a former co-worker (Sacha Holder), who is suffering from low self-esteem because of her weight, looks, and a case of eczema. Their ... See full summary »

Director: John Curran | Stars: Peter Fenton, Sacha Horler, Marta Dusseldorp, Ray Bull

Votes: 523 | Gross: $0.03M

29. Siam Sunset (1999)

Not Rated | 91 min | Adventure, Comedy, Romance

6.5
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A British design executive, who seemingly has everything going for him has his life totally changed when a refrigerator falls from an aircraft and lands on his wife. He decides to getaway ... See full summary »

Director: John Polson | Stars: Linus Roache, Danielle Cormack, Ian Bliss, Roy Billing

Votes: 1,016

30. Soft Fruit (1999)

R | 101 min | Comedy, Drama

6.6
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56 Metascore

Three sisters and their ex-con brother return home to nurse their mother, who is dying of cancer.

Director: Christina Andreef | Stars: Jeanie Drynan, Linal Haft, Russell Dykstra, Geneviève Lemon

Votes: 493 | Gross: $0.01M

31. Strange Fits of Passion (1999)

Not Rated | 84 min | Comedy, Drama

6.3
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45 Metascore

"Strange Fits of Passion" is the hilarious tale of a sexually-curious, romantically-frustrated bookstore clerk on a mission to lose her virginity. In between encounters with other people, ... See full summary »

Director: Elise McCredie | Stars: Michela Noonan, Mitchell Butel, Samuel Johnson, Anni Finsterer

Votes: 164

32. In a Savage Land (1999)

Not Rated | 115 min | Adventure, Drama

6.3
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Two anthropologists married to each other go to an island off of Papua New Guinea for field research in pre-World War II.

Director: Bill Bennett | Stars: Rufus Sewell, Martin Donovan, Maya Stange, Max Cullen

Votes: 402

33. Paperback Hero (1999)

96 min | Comedy, Romance

6.5
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Jack Willis is a handsome roadtrain driver with a secret - he has just become a top-selling romance novelist. However, being a 'man's man' in the Australian outlook, to avoid embarrassment,... See full summary »

Director: Antony J. Bowman | Stars: Claudia Karvan, Hugh Jackman, Angie Milliken, Andrew S. Gilbert

Votes: 1,756

34. The Interview (1998)

Unrated | 104 min | Thriller, Crime, Drama

7.3
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A duel between a suspected murderer and a detective pressed by people who want results. But whose skin is really wanted.

Director: Craig Monahan | Stars: Hugo Weaving, Tony Martin, Aaron Jeffery, Paul Sonkkila

Votes: 3,729

35. The Boys (1998)

R | 86 min | Crime, Drama

7.2
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Brett Sprague is a violent and psychopathic man, who is released on parole after serving a sentence for assault. As he returns to his family house and we watch him and his brothers, Stevie ... See full summary »

Director: Rowan Woods | Stars: David Wenham, Toni Collette, Lynette Curran, John Polson

Votes: 1,182 | Gross: $0.00M

36. Head On (1998)

Not Rated | 104 min | Drama, Romance

6.4
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A 19 year old Greek Australian youth struggles with his sexual identity and has one clumsy heterosexual and several homosexual encounters.

Director: Ana Kokkinos | Stars: Alex Dimitriades, Julian Garner, Elena Mandalis, Tony Nikolakopoulos

Votes: 3,524 | Gross: $0.38M

37. In the Winter Dark (1998)

92 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery

6.4
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An intense psychological drama around four people in a remote country village; where a creature is killing the local animals.

Director: James Bogle | Stars: Brenda Blethyn, Ray Barrett, Richard Roxburgh, Miranda Otto

Votes: 233

38. 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

39. 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: 710

40. 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: 1,218 | Gross: $0.73M

41. Doing Time for Patsy Cline (1997)

95 min | Comedy, Drama

6.4
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51 Metascore

Following a passion for country music, Ralph leaves his father's sheep farm in a remote Australian town, armed with a guitar and a plane ticket to Nashville, Tennessee. He hopes to ... See full summary »

Director: Chris Kennedy | Stars: Richard Roxburgh, Miranda Otto, Matt Day, Tony Barry

Votes: 280 | Gross: $0.00M

42. The Well (1997)

101 min | Drama

6.1
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67 Metascore

Young Katherine and her older friend Hester live at the isolated farm run by Hester and her father Francis. Katherine works as a maid and wants to leave that place because there's too much ... See full summary »

Director: Samantha Lang | Stars: Pamela Rabe, Miranda Otto, Paul Chubb, Frank Wilson

Votes: 344 | Gross: $0.01M

43. The Castle (1997)

R | 85 min | Comedy, Drama

7.8
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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.

Director: Rob Sitch | Stars: Michael Caton, Anne Tenney, Stephen Curry, Anthony Simcoe

Votes: 12,853 | Gross: $0.86M

44. Thank God He Met Lizzie (1997)

R | 91 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.0
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The romantic myth is exposed for Guy when he is plagued by memories of an old girlfriend on his wedding day.

Director: Cherie Nowlan | Stars: Richard Roxburgh, Cate Blanchett, Frances O'Connor, Linden Wilkinson

Votes: 559

45. Children of the Revolution (1996)

R | 101 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.3
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76 Metascore

Few knew that Stalin spent his last night in the arms of a young Australian woman. Few still knew that their "love-child" brought Australia to the brink of civil war. Until now ...

Director: Peter Duncan | Stars: Judy Davis, Sam Neill, F. Murray Abraham, Richard Roxburgh

Votes: 2,119 | Gross: $0.83M

46. 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: 1,630

47. Lilian's Story (1996)

Not Rated | 94 min | Drama

6.8
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For forty years Lilian Singer has been locked up in a 'loony bin' by her father. Her release is eventually secured by her eccentric Aunt Kitty and her brother, John. Lilian starts to carve ... See full summary »

Director: Jerzy Domaradzki | Stars: Ruth Cracknell, Barry Otto, Toni Collette, John Flaus

Votes: 212 | Gross: $0.00M

48. 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: 291

49. Fu sheng (1996)

95 min | Comedy

7.0
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An aging Hong Kong couple move to Australia with their two youngest sons. They stay with a daughter who has already begun a successful career. Meanwhile their eldest daughter lives in ... See full summary »

Director: Clara Law | Stars: Annette Shun Wah, Annie Yip, Anthony Brandon Wong, Edwin Pang

Votes: 244

50. What I Have Written (1996)

Drama, Mystery

6.8
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Sorel hears her husband , is in the hospital,has written a novel from Jeremy.It is so surprised that suggests his husband has affairs with a woman through mail. But all seems no true after her reading the material reconfigured by Jeremy.

Director: John Hughes | Stars: Martin Jacobs, Gillian Jones, Jacek Koman, Angie Milliken

Votes: 65

51. 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: 221

52. 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: 1,487

53. Life (1996)

85 min | Drama

6.8
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Life is a 1996 Australian film about life in a section of a prison reserved for those infected with HIV.

Director: Lawrence Johnston | Stars: John Brumpton, David Tredinnick, Kevin Hopkins, Robert Morgan

Votes: 62

54. River Street (1996)

90 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

5.9
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Ben, an arrogant, hustling property developer is wrongly arrested and things from bad to worse when he accidentally punches a policeman at the station. Sentenced to community service at a ... See full summary »

Director: Tony Mahood | Stars: Aden Young, Bill Hunter, Essie Davis, Tammy Macintosh

Votes: 62

55. Love and Other Catastrophes (1996)

R | 78 min | Comedy, Romance

6.4
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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: 1,783 | Gross: $0.21M

56. My Entire Life (1996)

R | 112 min | Comedy

6.6
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All Wally Mellish, an ex-convict in 1960s Australia, wants to do is live a quiet life with his girlfriend Beryl. Unfortunately when two police officers come around to disturb this, a ... See full summary »

Director: Nadia Tass | Stars: Colin Friels, Jacqueline McKenzie, Ken Radley, Graham Rouse

Votes: 481

57. Angel Baby (1995)

R | 105 min | Drama, Romance

7.2
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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.

Director: Michael Rymer | Stars: John Lynch, Jacqueline McKenzie, Colin Friels, Deborra-Lee Furness

Votes: 1,206

58. All Men Are Liars (1995)

91 min | Comedy

6.0
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Mick's father, Barry, sells the family piano, causing Mick's mother, Irene to leave. In order to raise enough money to buy the piano back, Mick dresses in his mother's clothes and becomes ... See full summary »

Director: Gerard Lee | Stars: Toni Pearen, David Price, John Jarratt, Jamie Peterson

Votes: 278

59. 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

60. 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: 402

61. The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert (1994)

R | 104 min | Comedy, Music

7.5
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68 Metascore

Two drag performers and a transgender woman travel across the desert to perform their unique style of cabaret.

Director: Stephan Elliott | Stars: Hugo Weaving, Guy Pearce, Terence Stamp, Rebel Penfold-Russell

Votes: 39,927 | Gross: $11.22M

62. Bad Boy Bubby (1993)

Not Rated | 114 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

7.4
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Bubby has spent thirty years trapped in the same small room, tricked by his mother. One day, he manages to escape, and, deranged and naive in equal measures, his adventure into the modern and nihilistic life begins.

Director: Rolf de Heer | Stars: Nicholas Hope, Claire Benito, Ralph Cotterill, Syd Brisbane

Votes: 10,388

63. The Sum of Us (1994)

R | 100 min | Comedy, Drama

7.4
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A widowed father has to deal with two complex issues: while he is searching for "Miss Right," his son, who is in his 20s and gay, is searching for "Mr. Right."

Directors: Geoff Burton, Kevin Dowling | Stars: Jack Thompson, Russell Crowe, John Polson, Deborah Kennedy

Votes: 4,567 | Gross: $0.77M

64. Country Life (1994)

PG-13 | 118 min | Drama, Romance

6.8
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Adaptation of Chekhov's "Uncle Vanya" set in rural Australia in the 1920's. Jack Dickens and his niece Sally run the family farm to support brother-in-law Alexander as a (supposedly ... See full summary »

Director: Michael Blakemore | Stars: Sam Neill, Greta Scacchi, John Hargreaves, Kerry Fox

Votes: 619 | Gross: $0.35M

65. 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: 8,734 | Gross: $7.77M

66. Everynight... Everynight (1994)

R | 92 min | Drama

7.1
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Director: Alkinos Tsilimidos | Stars: David Field, Bill Hunter, Robert Morgan, Phil Motherwell

Votes: 43

67. Map of the Human Heart (1992)

R | 109 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance

7.2
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Fantastic improbabilities, happenstance and the undying bridge of love are part of this romantic fantasy about an Inuit who crosses years, oceans and the ravages of WWII to find his ... See full summary »

Director: Vincent Ward | Stars: Jason Scott Lee, Anne Parillaud, Patrick Bergin, Robert Joamie

Votes: 2,798 | Gross: $2.81M

68. The Heartbreak Kid (1993)

97 min | Drama

6.3
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Michael Jenkins' movie "The Heartbreak Kid" centres on the coming of age relationship between a teacher (Claudia Karvin), and a wild and spirited student (Alex Demitrides). The teacher , ... See full summary »

Director: Michael Jenkins | Stars: Claudia Karvan, Alex Dimitriades, Steve Bastoni, Nick Lathouris

Votes: 409

69. Il colore dei suoi occhi (1991)

97 min | Drama

6.5
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Simon Henderson is at boarding school in Canada while his father works in Hong Kong, and his mother lives in England. When his parents visit him in the holidays, Simon discovers that his ... See full summary »

Director: Antonio Tibaldi | Stars: Matthew Ferguson, Judy Davis, David McIlwraith, Jan Rubes

Votes: 147

70. The Custodian (1993)

109 min | Drama, Romance

5.7
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A police detective decides to expose the pervasive corruption that permeates his department.

Director: John Dingwall | Stars: Anthony LaPaglia, Hugo Weaving, Barry Otto, Kelly Dingwall

Votes: 232

71. Blackfellas (1993)

Drama

6.7
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Director: James Ricketson | Stars: John Moore, David Ngoombujarra, Jaylene Riley, Lisa Kinchela

Votes: 80

72. The Nostradamus Kid (1993)

R | 120 min | Drama, Romance

6.2
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Ken Elkin is a randy young man who is told that the world is about to end. In a race against time, there's only one goal he wants to accomplish: bedding the love of his life, who just happens to be the local pastor's daughter.

Director: Bob Ellis | Stars: Noah Taylor, Miranda Otto, Arthur Dignam, Peter Gwynne

Votes: 211

73. Black Robe (1991)

R | 101 min | Adventure, Drama, History

7.1
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A young Jesuit priest seeks to convert the Indian tribes in Canada while also trying to survive the harsh winter.

Director: Bruce Beresford | Stars: Lothaire Bluteau, Aden Young, Sandrine Holt, August Schellenberg

Votes: 5,678 | Gross: $8.21M

74. 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: 33,624 | Gross: $0.18M

75. The Last Days of Chez Nous (1992)

R | 96 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.7
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Vicki returns to her elder sister Beth's house in Australia after an affair in Italy. Beth, with a teenage daughter, has become involved in something of a marriage of convenience with ... See full summary »

Director: Gillian Armstrong | Stars: Lisa Harrow, Bruno Ganz, Kerry Fox, Miranda Otto

Votes: 667 | Gross: $0.83M

76. 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: 5,427 | Gross: $0.52M

77. 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: 277

78. A Woman's Tale (1991)

PG-13 | 93 min | Drama

7.2
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Uplifting and intimate look at the last days of an elderly cancer victim. The film is even more relevant as it was written specifically for the lead actress, Sheila Florance, who was in ... See full summary »

Director: Paul Cox | Stars: Sheila Florance, Gosia Dobrowolska, Norman Kaye, Chris Haywood

Votes: 335 | Gross: $0.41M

79. The Efficiency Expert (1992)

PG | 85 min | Comedy, Drama

6.3
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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.

Director: Mark Joffe | Stars: Anthony Hopkins, Ben Mendelsohn, Alwyn Kurts, Bruno Lawrence

Votes: 1,462 | Gross: $0.10M

80. Flirting (1991)

R | 99 min | Drama, Romance

7.3
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Danny has been sent to boarding school, in this sequel to The Year My Voice Broke. Against a backdrop of bullying and sadistic teachers Danny strikes up an affair with an African girl, ... See full summary »

Director: John Duigan | Stars: Noah Taylor, Thandie Newton, Nicole Kidman, Bartholomew Rose

Votes: 5,088 | Gross: $2.42M

81. Father (1990)

PG-13 | 106 min | Drama, War

6.9
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On a TV tabloid show, Iya Zetnick exposes Joe Mueller as the Nazi war criminal who killed her family. Mueller is arrested, but prevails in a trial. Zetnick breaks into his house, and kills ... See full summary »

Director: John Power | Stars: Max von Sydow, Carol Drinkwater, Julia Blake, Steve Jacobs

Votes: 114

82. The Big Steal (1990)

99 min | Comedy

6.9
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To impress a girl a shy teenaged boy buys a used Jaguar.

Director: Nadia Tass | Stars: Ben Mendelsohn, Claudia Karvan, Marshall Napier, Damon Herriman

Votes: 811

83. A Cry in the Dark (1988)

PG-13 | 120 min | Drama

6.9
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A mother whose child was killed in a Dingo attack in the Australian outback fights to prove her innocence when she is accused of murder.

Director: Fred Schepisi | Stars: Meryl Streep, Sam Neill, Dale Reeves, David Hoflin

Votes: 7,699 | Gross: $6.91M

84. Dead Calm (1989)

R | 96 min | Horror, Thriller

6.8
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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: 31,701 | Gross: $7.83M

85. 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: 1,537

86. Sweetie (1989)

R | 97 min | Comedy, Drama

6.9
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An introspective young woman's life is upturned by the arrival of her maladjusted sister.

Director: Jane Campion | Stars: Geneviève Lemon, Karen Colston, Tom Lycos, Jon Darling

Votes: 2,639 | Gross: $0.94M

87. Georgia (1988)

93 min | Mystery, Thriller

6.4
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A young woman investigates the death of her mother, who drowned when her daughter was still a baby. The question is: was it murder, suicide or merely an accident?

Director: Ben Lewin | Stars: Judy Davis, John Bach, Julia Blake, Alex Menglet

Votes: 104

88. Emerald City (1988)

92 min | Comedy, Drama

5.5
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A couple move to Sydney from a small town, and soon become lured by the bright lights of the big city. Colin, the scriptwriter husband, is corrupted by his editor and then falls for his ... See full summary »

Director: Michael Jenkins | Stars: John Hargreaves, Nicole Kidman, Chris Haywood, Robyn Nevin

Votes: 421

89. The Navigator: A Medieval Odyssey (1988)

PG | 90 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

7.0
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Men seeking relief from the Black Death, guided by a boy's vision, dig a tunnel from 14th century England to 20th century New Zealand.

Director: Vincent Ward | Stars: Bruce Lyons, Chris Haywood, Hamish McFarlane, Marshall Napier

Votes: 2,686 | Gross: $1.33M

90. The Year My Voice Broke (1987)

PG-13 | 103 min | Drama, Romance

7.5
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In 1962, a prepubescent boy in rural Australia watches painfully as his best friend and first love, an older girl, blossoms into womanhood and falls for a thuggish rugby player, setting off... See full summary »

Director: John Duigan | Stars: Noah Taylor, Loene Carmen, Ben Mendelsohn, Graeme Blundell

Votes: 1,666 | Gross: $0.21M

91. 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: 657 | Gross: $0.14M

92. Malcolm (1986)

PG-13 | 90 min | Comedy, Crime, Sci-Fi

7.2
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Malcolm is a chronically shy mechanical genius who has just been fired for building his own tram. He gets Frank, who has just been released from jail, to move in to help pay the bills. ... See full summary »

Director: Nadia Tass | Stars: Colin Friels, John Hargreaves, Lindy Davies, Chris Haywood

Votes: 1,633 | Gross: $0.54M

93. The Fringe Dwellers (1986)

PG | 98 min | Drama

6.7
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Story of an aboriginal family who tries to move out of the fringe into the main white community.

Director: Bruce Beresford | Stars: Kristina Nehm, Justine Saunders, Bob Maza, Kylie Belling

Votes: 309 | Gross: $0.15M

94. Kangaroo (1986)

R | 108 min | Drama

6.7
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A mild-mannered English conscientious objector moves to what he feels will be the relative calm of Australia after World War I, but gets caught in the middle of violent battles between the rising trade unions and fascist groups.

Director: Tim Burstall | Stars: Colin Friels, Judy Davis, John Walton, Julie Nihill

Votes: 159 | Gross: $0.43M

95. Cactus (1986)

PG | 93 min | Drama, Romance

6.4
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A woman who injured her eyes in car accident and a young blind man fall for each other. Is sight the only way to see the world?

Director: Paul Cox | Stars: Isabelle Huppert, Robert Menzies, Norman Kaye, Monica Maughan

Votes: 159

96. Bliss (1985)

R | 112 min | Comedy, Drama

7.0
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After a near-death experience, a man wonders if he actually did die and is now in Hell.

Director: Ray Lawrence | Stars: Barry Otto, Lynette Curran, Helen Jones, Gia Carides

Votes: 1,129 | Gross: $0.66M

97. A Test of Love (1984)

PG | 96 min | Drama

7.0
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In the 1970s, Jessica Hathaway (Angela Punch McGregor) joins the staff of Brentwood Hospital, a government facility for handicapped children in Melbourne, Australia. One of her patients is ... See full summary »

Director: Gil Brealey | Stars: Angela Punch McGregor, Drew Forsythe, Liddy Clark, Monica Maughan

Votes: 127

98. My First Wife (1984)

PG | 96 min | Drama

7.0
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The film follows the dissolution of John and Helen's marriage and the aftermath.

Director: Paul Cox | Stars: John Hargreaves, Wendy Hughes, Lucy Angwin, David Cameron

Votes: 130

99. 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: 594

100. Man of Flowers (1983)

91 min | Drama

7.3
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An eccentric elderly man tries to enjoy the three things in life that he considers real beauty: collecting art, collecting flowers, and watching pretty women undress.

Director: Paul Cox | Stars: Norman Kaye, Alyson Best, Chris Haywood, Sarah Walker

Votes: 483