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1. Australia (2008)

PG-13 | 165 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance

6.6
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53 Metascore

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.

Director: Baz Luhrmann | Stars: Nicole Kidman, Hugh Jackman, Shea Adams, Eddie Baroo

Votes: 102,974 | Gross: $49.55M

2. Muriel's Wedding (1994)

R | 106 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.2
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63 Metascore

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. Slight problem, Muriel has never had a date... See full summary »

Director: P.J. Hogan | Stars: Toni Collette, Rachel Griffiths, Bill Hunter, Sophie Lee

Votes: 28,200 | Gross: $15.19M

3. The Castle (1997)

R | 85 min | Comedy, Drama

7.7
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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: 12,060 | Gross: $0.86M

4. Walkabout (1971)

R | 100 min | Adventure, Drama

7.7
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Two young siblings are stranded in the Australian Outback and are forced to cope on their own. They meet an Australian boy on "walkabout": a ritual separation from his tribe.

Director: Nicolas Roeg | Stars: Jenny Agutter, David Gulpilil, Luc Roeg, John Meillon

Votes: 17,529

5. Shaka Zulu (1986 TV Mini-Series)

300 min | Action, Biography, Drama

7.8
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A historical account on the life of the Zulu king Shaka.

Stars: Edward Fox, Robert Powell, Trevor Howard, Fiona Fullerton

Votes: 2,016

6. The Sapphires (2012)

PG-13 | 103 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama

7.1
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67 Metascore

It's 1968, and four young, talented Australian Aboriginal girls learn about love, friendship and war when their all-girl group The Sapphires entertain the US troops in Vietnam.

Director: Wayne Blair | Stars: Chris O'Dowd, Deborah Mailman, Jessica Mauboy, Shari Sebbens

Votes: 10,582 | Gross: $2.45M

7. Red Hill (2010)

R | 95 min | Thriller, Western

6.4
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62 Metascore

A young police officer must survive his first day's duty in a small country town.

Director: Patrick Hughes | Stars: Ryan Kwanten, Steve Bisley, Tommy Lewis, Claire van der Boom

Votes: 7,236 | Gross: $0.02M

8. Around the Block (2013)

104 min | Drama

5.3
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An Aboriginal boy is torn between his unexpected love of acting and the disintegration of his family.

Director: Sarah Spillane | Stars: Hunter Page-Lochard, Christina Ricci, Aaron L. McGrath, Elias Reese

Votes: 653

9. Jindabyne (2006)

R | 123 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.4
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65 Metascore

Stewart Kane, an Irishman living in the Australian town of Jindabyne, is on a fishing trip in isolated hill country with three other men when they discover the body of a murdered girl in ... See full summary »

Director: Ray Lawrence | Stars: Laura Linney, Gabriel Byrne, John Howard, Stelios Yiakmis

Votes: 5,800 | Gross: $0.40M

10. Bran Nue Dae (2009)

PG-13 | 85 min | Comedy, Drama, Musical

6.3
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54 Metascore

In the Summer of 1969 a young man is filled with the life of the idyllic old pearling port Broome - fishing, hanging out with his mates and his girl. However his mother returns him to the ... See full summary »

Director: Rachel Perkins | Stars: Rocky McKenzie, Jessica Mauboy, Ernie Dingo, Missy Higgins

Votes: 1,401 | Gross: $0.11M

11. Reel Injun (2009)

85 min | Documentary, Western

7.6
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63 Metascore

The history of the depiction of Native Americans in Hollywood films.

Directors: Neil Diamond, Catherine Bainbridge, Jeremiah Hayes | Stars: Adam Beach, Chris Eyre, Russell Means, John Trudell

Votes: 963

12. Hard Rock Medical (2013– )

Drama

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Extracting buckshot from the back of a hunter's head in a mosquito-infested tent at the edge of a peat bog before you've had your first cup of coffee is not the best way to start your day. ... See full summary »

Stars: Angela Asher, Rachelle Casseus, Tamara Duarte, Andrea Menard

Votes: 35

13. Where the Green Ants Dream (1984)

R | 100 min | Drama

7.1
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The geologist Lance Hackett is employed by an Australian mining company to map the subsoil of a desert area covered with ant hills prior to a possible uranium extraction. His work is ... See full summary »

Director: Werner Herzog | Stars: Bruce Spence, Wandjuk Marika, Roy Marika, Ray Barrett

Votes: 1,522

14. 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: 377

15. Storm Boy (1976)

Not Rated | 88 min | Drama, Family

7.2
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Storm Boy is a rambunctious Australian youth, living along the coastline with his freewheeling father. At the behest of an aging aborigine, Storm Boy takes care of an uncared-for nest of pelicans.

Director: Henri Safran | Stars: Greg Rowe, Peter Cummins, David Gulpilil, Judy Dick

Votes: 700

16. Beneath Clouds (2002)

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: 790

17. Cape No. 7 (2008)

129 min | Comedy, Drama, Music

6.9
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A unusual group of people in a village on the coast of Taiwan form a band to perform at a beach concert, while the lead singer searches for the intended recipient of 7 lost love letters.

Director: Te-Sheng Wei | Stars: Van, Chie Tanaka, Min-Hsiung, Wei-min Ying

Votes: 2,691

18. Mad Bastards (2010)

94 min | Drama

6.6
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TJ's quest to find the son he's never known, takes him on a journey across the remote and stunning Kimberley landscape. On the road, TJ questions his life of violence... he meets a host of ... See full summary »

Director: Brendan Fletcher | Stars: Dean Daley-Jones, Lucas Yeeda, Greg Tait, Ngaire Pigram

Votes: 386

19. The Business of Fancydancing (2002)

103 min | Drama, Music

6.9
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49 Metascore

Seymour Polatkin is a successful, gay Native American poet from Spokane who confronts his past when he returns to his childhood home on the reservation to attend the funeral of a dear ... See full summary »

Director: Sherman Alexie | Stars: Evan Adams, Michelle St. John, Gene Tagaban, Swil Kanim

Votes: 460 | Gross: $0.17M

20. Two Soft things, Two Hard Things (2016)

71 min | Documentary, History, News

4.7
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Not the only gay 'Eskimo'.

Directors: Mark Kenneth Woods, Michael Yerxa | Stars: Jack Anawak, Alethea Arnaquq-Baril, Allison Brewer, Franco Buscemi

Votes: 292

21. 40,000 Years of Dreaming (1997 TV Movie)

67 min | Documentary, History

7.2
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Australian born film maker George (Mad Max) Miller offers a personal view of Australian films. He suggests that they can be regarded as visual music, public dreaming, mythology, and ... See full summary »

Director: George Miller | Star: George Miller

Votes: 96

22. We of the Never Never (1982)

G | 134 min | Drama, History

7.0
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Jeannie Gunn faced being the only civilised woman in an uncivilised land. A story of personal triumph about one woman who reached out in a hard, hostile, prejudiced world and managed to find love.

Director: Igor Auzins | Stars: Angela Punch McGregor, Arthur Dignam, Martin Vaughan, Lewis Fitz-Gerald

Votes: 263

23. 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: 215

24. Initiation (1987)

92 min | Adventure, Drama, Thriller

5.0
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After the death of his mother, teenage Danny visits his father Matt Malloy on a lonesome farm in Australia, where he lives with a girlfriend and her daughter Stevie. The farm has been going... See full summary »

Director: Michael Pearce | Stars: Bruno Lawrence, Rodney Harvey, Arna-Maria Winchester, Miranda Otto

Votes: 92

25. One Night the Moon (2001)

57 min | Drama, Musical, Mystery

7.2
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Based on the true story of a young girl who went missing in the Australian outback in 1932.

Director: Rachel Perkins | Stars: Kaarin Fairfax, Paul Kelly, Kelton Pell, Memphis Kelly

Votes: 280

26. Whaledreamers (2006)

90 min | Documentary, History

6.8
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Whaledreamers is the heartfelt story of the return of an aboriginal whale dreaming tribe from the edge of extinction and the equally, long journey of the whales, not only to survive the ... See full summary »

Director: Kim Kindersley | Stars: Pierce Brosnan, Terence Unity Freitas, John Hurt, Kim Kindersley

Votes: 89 | Gross: $0.01M

27. Yolngu Boy (2001)

88 min | Adventure, Drama

6.9
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Lorrpu, Botj and Milika are three Yolngu (Aboriginal) teenagers who once shared a childhood dream of becoming great hunters together. But as teenagers they changed: Botj did bad things ... See full summary »

Director: Stephen Johnson | Stars: John Sebastian Pilakui, Nathan Daniels, Sean Mununggurr, Lirrina Mununggurr

Votes: 281

28. Jandamarra's War (2011 TV Movie)

55 min | Documentary

7.8
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In Jandamarra's War, we learn how in the 1890's the European colonialists arrive in the Kimberley with vast herds of sheep and cattle, determined to make their fortune by feeding a rapidly ... See full summary »

Director: Mitch Torres | Stars: Darcy Anderson, David Beurteaux, Emmanuel J. Brown, Gabriel Brown

Votes: 6

29. Over the Hill (1992)

PG | 99 min | Drama, Romance

6.3
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Alma can't stand to have one more birthday without seeing her estranged daughter, Elizabeth, who lives in Sydney, Australia. But Alma doesn't fit into her daughter's political-hostess life ... See full summary »

Director: George Miller | Stars: Olympia Dukakis, Sigrid Thornton, Derek Fowlds, Bill Kerr

Votes: 118

30. Servant or Slave (2016 TV Movie)

58 min | Documentary, Biography, History

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Bringing to light the heartbreaking experiences of Rita, Violet, Adelaide and Valerie, Servant or Slave is a film of courage, strength and the fortitude to pursue justice for the crimes ... See full summary »

Director: Steven McGregor | Stars: Cheyenne Cruse, Valerie Linow, Adelaide Wenberg, Rita Wenberg

31. Wolf Canyon (2009 TV Movie)

22 min | Comedy

7.9
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Isolated from any urban contact, the dysfunctional TV cast and crew of a third-rate syndicated action series "Wolf Canyon", fight spirit numbing boredom and madness in their makeshift trailer town on a Native reservation.

Director: Allan Harmon | Stars: Kevin Sorbo, Lorne Cardinal, Nikki Payne, Barbara Tyson

Votes: 57

32. Tkaronto (2007)

105 min | Drama

6.2
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Ray and Jolene come to the city in search of new answers to old age questions. They walk away with themselves.

Director: Shane Belcourt | Stars: Melanie McLaren, Duane Murray, Lorne Cardinal, Cheri Maracle

Votes: 19

33. Cunnamulla (2000)

82 min | Documentary

7.0
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Cunnamulla, 800 kilometres west of Brisbane, is the end of the railway line. In the months leading up to a scorching Christmas in the bush, there's a lot more going on than the annual ... See full summary »

Director: Dennis O'Rourke

Votes: 136

34. In a World Created by a Drunken God (2008 TV Movie)

92 min | Drama

7.4
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Jason, a Canadian Metis, who gets a visit from an American half-brother he didn't know he had. Harry says that their father is dying and needs a kidney. Jason could be the only one who can ... See full summary »

Director: John Hazlett | Stars: Trevor Duplessis, Matt Embry, Connie Big Plume, Charlie Day

Votes: 9

35. Lionel (2008)

80 min | Documentary, Biography, Sport

7.8
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In 1968 a young aboriginal boxer with a charming smile punched his way to history when he stopped Fighting Harada in Japan over fifteen rounds. His name was Lionel Rose and he became the ... See full summary »

Director: Eddie Martin | Stars: John Johnson, Jack Rennie, Mark Rennie, Jenny Rose

Votes: 28

36. The Life of Harry Dare (1995)

90 min | Comedy

5.4
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Harry Dare (John Moore) is a shambolic Adelaide private investigator. He's still not certain why he's in the business; perhaps to understand his father's disappearance, 20 years earlier? ... See full summary »

Director: Aleksi Vellis | Stars: John Moore, Nicholas Hope, Tommy Lewis, Ullie Birve

Votes: 5

37. Move It Mob Style (2012– )

24 min | Family

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An Australian dance-based youth, health and fitness TV show that showcases young Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people's culture through dance and music. No matter what your age, ... See full summary »

Stars: Albert David, Ghenoa Gela, Medika Thorpe, Sani Townson

38. The Experimental Eskimos (2009)

70 min | Documentary

8.5
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In the early 1960s the Canadian government conducted an experiment in social engineering. Three young Inuit boys were separated from their families in the Arctic and were sent to Ottawa, ... See full summary »

Director: Barry Greenwald | Stars: Peter Ittinuar, Zebedee Nungak, Eric Tagoona

Votes: 21

39. Shi-Shi-Etko (2009)

12 min | Short, Drama

6.4
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Young native Indian Shi-Shi-Etko will soon be taken away from her home to begin her formal western education at a residential school, which were designed to solve the Indian "problem". Her ... See full summary »

Director: Kate Kroll | Stars: Ta'kaiya Blaney, Inez Jasper, Rita Pete, Lee Provost

Votes: 12

40. Nia's Melancholy (2009)

11 min | Short, Drama

8.6
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Director: S.F. Tusa | Stars: Tasia Zalar, Rachael Maza, Naomi Bowly, Kyas Sherriff

Votes: 8

41. 1491: The Untold Story of the Americas Before Columbus (2017 TV Mini-Series)

Documentary | Filming

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42. Rainforest WarriorZ (2013)

27 min | Documentary, Short

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Director: Kelli Cross

43. Welcome to Australia (1999 TV Movie)

50 min | Documentary, Sport

7.6
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Director: Alan Lowery | Stars: Robert Cavanagh, John Howard, Jacqui Katona, Wally McArthur

Votes: 28

44. Water on the Table (2010)

79 min | Documentary

7.6
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Is water a commercial good like Coca-Cola, or a human right like air?

Director: Liz Marshall | Star: Maude Barlow

Votes: 18

45. Amongst Equals (1991)

93 min | Documentary, History

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This comprehensive documentary covers almost 100 years of Australian labor history. Using archival material and interviews, it reveals the ongoing struggle for workers' rights. It begins ... See full summary »

Director: Tom Zubrycki | Star: Graham Pitts

46. Two Laws (1982)

130 min | Documentary, History

7.4
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Docu-drama outlining the culture clash in law between indigenous Australians and white European settled Australia.

Directors: Alessandro Cavadini, Carolyn Strachan

Votes: 16

47. Ayaa: A Hero's Journey (2008)

48 min | Documentary, Biography, History

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The story of an Aboriginal Veteran who has discovered the woman next door is the child who's life he saved in Holland in WWII.

Director: Jason Margolis | Stars: Charlotte McAren-Cayer, Anneke Mercks-Sayer, Justin Rain, Albert Thomas

48. On Stage (I) (2015)

10 min | Short, Drama, History

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Dee is about to perform her encore when she receives some unexpected news.

Director: Benjamin Southwell | Stars: Michael Friday, Gertrude Davis, Matthew Kerr, Warren Clements

49. In Between Songs (2014)

86 min | Documentary, Biography, History

8.2
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Aboriginal elders, Djalu Gurruwiwi, and his sister, Dhanggal, strive to shepherd their clan through countless internal and external pressures, while searching desperately for new custodians to safeguard their musical and cultural legacy.

Director: Joshua Bell | Star: James Cromwell

Votes: 8

50. Quest (2004 TV Movie)

48 min | Musical

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Deep Questions answered in the Big Easy.

Director: Byron McKim | Stars: Sean Brown, Byron Chief-Moon, Duane Howard, Ziyian Kwan