best films made in Melbourne

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1.
Any Questions for Ben? (2012)
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Ben (Josh Lawson) is a twenty-something up and coming marketing guru who is invited to his old school to speak at a careers event... (114 mins.)
Director: Rob Sitch
 
2.
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
 
3.
Animal Kingdom (2010)
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A seventeen year-old navigates his survival amongst an explosive criminal family and the detective who thinks he can save him. (113 mins.)
Director: David Michôd
 
4.
Chopper (2000)
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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. (94 mins.)
Director: Andrew Dominik
 
5.
Head On (1998)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
A 19 year old Greek Australian youth struggles with his sexual identity and has one clumsy heterosexual and several homosexual encounters. (104 mins.)
Director: Ana Kokkinos
 
6.
Macbeth (2006)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.8/10 X  
A contemporary retelling of Shakespeare's "Macbeth" set in the ganglands of Melbourne. (109 mins.)
Director: Geoffrey Wright
 
7.
The Big Steal (1990)
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To impress a girl a shy teenaged boy buys a used Jaguar. (99 mins.)
Director: Nadia Tass
 
9.
The Mystery of a Hansom Cab (2012 TV Movie)
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A man is murdered in 19th century Melbourne. The investigation uncovers a trail of secrets and scandal. (100 mins.)
Director: Shawn Seet
 
9.
Love and Other Catastrophes (1996)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
A day in the life of two film-school students trying to find love and another house-mate. (76 mins.)
 
10.
Hating Alison Ashley (2005)
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Classmates Erica Yurgen and Alison Ashley vie with each other to become the undisputed star of their class. (100 mins.)
Director: Geoff Bennett
 
11.
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
 
12.
Let Me Not (2007)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.4/10 X  
A love story about NINA and ALEX, set against the background of MAD Night, a school concert fundraiser that features music and dance. (100 mins.)
 
13.
The Loved Ones (2009)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
When Brent turns down his classmate Lola's invitation to the prom, she concocts a wildly violent plan for revenge. (84 mins.)
Director: Sean Byrne
 
14.
The Jammed (2007)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
A thriller about trafficking, governmental deportation and the sex slave trade in Melbourne. (89 mins.)
Director: Dee McLachlan
 
15.
I, Frankenstein (2014)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.2/10 X  
Frankenstein's creature finds himself caught in an all-out, centuries old war between two immortal clans. (92 mins.)
Director: Stuart Beattie
 
16.
Centre Place (2010)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
Centre Place is a sophisticated romantic drama featuring Melbourne's style, fashion and culture. Set in the very European boutiques... (100 mins.)
Director: Ben Shackleford
 
17.
The Beautiful and Damned (2010)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.6/10 X  
Twenty something trust fund kid Anthony Patch and his party girl wife Gloria Gilbert are disinherited by their wealthy benefactor grandfather and their lives spiral out of control in a blizzard of drugs, sex and eventual violence.