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Australian movies. Or Australian-ish movies. With apologies to all movies actually about Baum's Oz.
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1.
The Loved Ones (2009)
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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
 
2.
The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert (1994)
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Two drag queens and a transsexual travel across the desert to perform their unique style of cabaret. (104 mins.)
Director: Stephan Elliott
 
3.
All Men Are Liars (1995)
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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... (91 mins.)
Director: Gerard Lee
 
4.
Amy (1997)
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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... (104 mins.)
Director: Nadia Tass
 
5.
Bad Boy Bubby (1993)
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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 modern life begins. (114 mins.)
Director: Rolf de Heer
 
6.
The Bank (2001)
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The Bank is a thriller about banking, corruption and alchemy. (104 mins.)
Director: Robert Connolly
 
7.
Better Than Sex (2000)
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After a one-night stand a couple is faced with the terrifying possibility of what they really want. (95 mins.)
 
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 Chant of Jimmie Blacksmith (1978)
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The true story of a part aboriginal man who finds the pressure of adapting to white culture intolerable... (120 mins.)
Director: Fred Schepisi
 
10.
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
 
11.
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
 
12.
Dirty Deeds (2002)
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1973 Sydney: An Australian gangster sees booming business, due to U.S. soldiers being in town for relaxing between their tours to the Vietnam war, attracts the attention of first the Chicago mafia, and then their East Coast competitors. (110 mins.)
Director: David Caesar
 
13.
The Dish (2000)
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A remote Australian antenna, populated by quirky characters, plays a key role in the first Apollo moon landing. (101 mins.)
Director: Rob Sitch
 
14.
FernGully: The Last Rainforest (1992)
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The magical inhabitants of a rainforest fight to save their home, which is threatened by logging and a polluting force of destruction called Hexxus. (76 mins.)
Director: Bill Kroyer
 
15.
Finding Nemo (2003)
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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.)
 
16.
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
 
17.
La spagnola (2001)
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Lola, a hot-blooded Spaniard, is deserted by her husband for a cool and calculating Aussie blonde. Lola... (87 mins.)
Director: Steve Jacobs
 
18.
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
 
19.
Love Serenade (1996)
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In Sunray, a backwater town on Australia's Murray River, there's little to do but fish or listen to the local radio station... (101 mins.)
Director: Shirley Barrett
 
20.
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.)
 
21.
Me Myself I (1999)
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Pamela Drury is unhappy, and alone. On her birthday she stumbles across a photo of Robert Dickson, and... (104 mins.)
Director: Pip Karmel
 
22.
10-eok (2009)
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Eight young people try to survive a deadly game show for the million-dollar prize. (114 mins.)
Director: Min-ho Cho
 
23.
Mr. Accident (2000)
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A very clumsy man and his UFO-obsessed girlfriend discover a plan made by his boss to market eggs laced with nicotine. (88 mins.)
Director: Yahoo Serious
 
24.
Mullet (2001)
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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... (89 mins.)
Director: David Caesar
 
25.
Muriel's Wedding (1994)
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Muriel finds life in Porpoise Spit, Australia dull and spends her days alone in her room listening to Abba music and dreaming of her wedding day... (106 mins.)
Director: P.J. Hogan
 
26.
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
 
27.
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
 
28.
Picnic at Hanging Rock (1975)
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During a rural picnic, a few students and a teacher from an Australian girls' school vanish without a trace. Their absence frustrates and haunts the people left behind. (115 mins.)
Director: Peter Weir
 
29.
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.)
 
30.
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
 
31.
Rogue (2007)
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An American journalist on assignment in the Australian outback encounters a man-eating crocodile while trapped on a rapidly flooding mud island. (99 mins.)
 
32.
Romper Stomper (1992)
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A group of skinheads become alarmed at the way their neighbourhood is changing. (94 mins.)
Director: Geoffrey Wright
 
33.
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
 
34.
Spider & Rose (1994)
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Spider and Rose are on the road to Coonabarabran. It's Spider's last day working as an ambo, and he's in a hurry... (94 mins.)
Director: Bill Bennett
 
35.
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
 
36.
The Sum of Us (1994)
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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." (100 mins.)
 
37.
Tank Girl (1995)
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Based on the British cult comic-strip, our tank-riding anti-heroine fights a mega-corporation, which controls the world's water supply. (104 mins.)
Director: Rachel Talalay
 
38.
Tomorrow, When the War Began (2010)
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When their country is invaded and their families are taken, eight unlikely high school teenagers band together to fight. (103 mins.)
Director: Stuart Beattie
 
39.
The Tracker (2002)
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It's 1922; somewhere in Australia. When a Native Australian man is accused of murdering a white woman... (90 mins.)
Director: Rolf de Heer
 
40.
The Tunnel (2011)
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An investigation into a government cover-up leads to a network of abandoned train tunnels deep beneath the heart of Sydney. As a journalist and her crew hunt for the story it quickly becomes clear the story is hunting them. (90 mins.)
Director: Carlo Ledesma
 
41.
Undead (2003)
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A quaint Australian fishing village is overcome by meteorites that turn its residents into the ravenous undead, leaving a small group of those unharmed to find a way out. (104 mins.)
 
42.
Welcome to Woop Woop (1997)
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A con artist escapes a deal gone wrong in New York and winds up in the Aussie outback in a strange town... (97 mins.)
Director: Stephan Elliott
 
43.
Yolngu Boy (2001)
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Lorrpu, Botj and Milika are three Yolngu (Aboriginal) teenagers who once shared a childhood dream of becoming great hunters together... (88 mins.)
Director: Stephen Johnson
 
44.
Young Einstein (1988)
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Albert Einstein is the son of a Tasmanian apple farmer, who discovers the secret of splitting the beer atom to put the bubbles back into beer... (91 mins.)
Director: Yahoo Serious