Most Popular "Aboriginal" Titles
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1. Australia (2008)
PG-13 | 165 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance
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.
2. The Sapphires (2012)
PG-13 | 103 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama
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.
3. Muriel's Wedding (1994)
R | 106 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
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 »
4. The Castle (1997)
R | 85 min | Comedy
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.
5. Walkabout (1971)
R | 100 min | Adventure, Drama
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.
7. Bran Nue Dae (2009)
PG-13 | 85 min | Comedy, Drama, Musical
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 »
Writers: Reg Cribb, Rachel Perkins, Jimmy Chi, Kuckles, Garry Gower, Patrick Duttoo Bin Amat, Michael Manolis Mavromatis, Stephen Pigram, Adrian Russell Wills | Director: Rachel Perkins | Stars: Rocky McKenzie, Jessica Mauboy, Ernie Dingo, Missy Higgins
8. Jindabyne (2006)
R | 123 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
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 »
9. Hard Rock Medical (2013– )
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 »
11. 40,000 Years of Dreaming (1997 TV Movie)
67 min | Documentary, History
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 »
12. Storm Boy (1976)
Not Rated | 88 min | Drama, Family
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.
13. Where the Green Ants Dream (1984)
R | 100 min | Drama
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 »
14. Beneath Clouds (2002)
90 min | Drama, Romance
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 »
15. Reel Injun (2009)
85 min | Documentary
The history of the depiction of Native Americans in Hollywood films.
16. Mad Bastards (2010)
94 min | Drama
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 »
17. In a Savage Land (1999)
Not Rated | 115 min | Adventure, Drama
Two anthropologists married to each other go to an island off of Papua New Guinea for field research in pre-World War II.
18. Yolngu Boy (2001)
88 min | Drama
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 »
20. Cape No. 7 (2008)
129 min | Comedy, Drama, Music
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.
22. The Business of Fancydancing (2002)
103 min | Drama, Music
Seymour Polatkin is a successful, gay Indian poet from Spokane who confronts his past when he returns to his childhood home on the reservation to attend the funeral of a dear friend.
23. Dead Heart (1996)
104 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller
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.
24. Over the Hill (1992)
PG | 99 min | Drama, Romance
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 »
25. Wolf Canyon (2009 TV Movie)
22 min | Comedy
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.
26. Whaledreamers (2006)
90 min | Documentary, History
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 »
27. Initiation (1987)
92 min | Adventure, Drama, Thriller
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 »
28. Lionel (2008)
80 min | Documentary, Biography, Sport
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 »
29. Jandamarra's War (2011 TV Movie)
55 min | Documentary
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 »
30. Dancing with the Prime Minister (2010)
26 min | Documentary, Short
On an unseasonably warm evening in 1968 Australian Prime Minister John Gorton, wearing evening dress, walked slowly along a line of 25 young Aboriginal women, dressed in white satin, standing silently in the Sydney Town Hall.
34. In a World Created by a Drunken God (2008 TV Movie)
92 min | Drama
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 »
35. In Between Songs (2014)
86 min | Documentary, Biography, History
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.
38. Move It Mob Style (2012– )
24 min | Family
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 »
39. Shi-Shi-Etko (2009)
12 min | Short, Drama
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 »
40. Bringing Uncle Home (2011 TV Movie)
26 min | Documentary
In a surprising twist to the legacy of the Stolen Generation, an Aboriginal Elder re-buries his long-deceased uncle in 'country'. This is the story of one Indigenous family's search for ... See full summary »
42. Chaos & Courage (2013– )
180 min | Documentary
Chaos & Courage is a half-hour documentary series showcasing the personal and professional lives of Canadian Aboriginal women working in first response roles, including police officers, paramedics, urban rescue workers, and firefighters.
Star: Debbie Houle
43. The Experimental Eskimos (2009)
70 min | Documentary
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 »
Animation, Action, Adventure | Announced
The fictional account of Ming, a southern Chinese forced by circumstances to go to San Francisco to mine for gold and ended up being a laborer for the construction of the transcontinental railway in western Canada. A story based on facts.
Writer: Ray Van Eng
50. Flour, Sugar, Tea (2007)
In Australia in 2007 the life expectancy for Indigenous men is 59. For non-indigenous men it is 77. Why? "Flour Sugar Tea" tells the personal story of John DeSatge, an inspiring Aboriginal man who should not have died so young.