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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.

Writers: Stuart Beattie, Baz Luhrmann, Ronald Harwood, Richard Flanagan | Director: Baz Luhrmann | Stars: Nicole Kidman, Hugh Jackman, Shea Adams, Eddie Baroo

Votes: 102,144 | Gross: $49.55M

2. 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: 1,970

3. 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 »

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

Votes: 27,901 | Gross: $15.19M

4. 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.

Writers: Santo Cilauro, Tom Gleisner, Jane Kennedy, Rob Sitch | Director: Rob Sitch | Stars: Michael Caton, Anne Tenney, Stephen Curry, Anthony Simcoe

Votes: 11,950 | Gross: $0.86M

5. 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.

Writers: Edward Bond, James Vance Marshall | Director: Nicolas Roeg | Stars: Jenny Agutter, David Gulpilil, Luc Roeg, John Meillon

Votes: 17,298

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.

Writers: Tony Briggs, Keith Thompson | Director: Wayne Blair | Stars: Chris O'Dowd, Deborah Mailman, Jessica Mauboy, Shari Sebbens

Votes: 10,475 | Gross: $2.45M

7. 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.

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

Votes: 629

8. 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 »

Writers: Raymond Carver, Beatrix Christian | Director: Ray Lawrence | Stars: Laura Linney, Gabriel Byrne, John Howard, Stelios Yiakmis

Votes: 5,760 | Gross: $0.40M

9. 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.

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

Votes: 7,181 | Gross: $0.02M

10. 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 »

Creators: Smith Corindia, Derek Diorio | Stars: Angela Asher, Rachelle Casseus, Tamara Duarte, Andrea Menard

Votes: 33

11. 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 »

Writers: Jimmy Chi, Kuckles, Patrick Duttoo Bin Amat, Garry Gower, Michael Manolis Mavromatis, Stephen Pigram, Reg Cribb, Rachel Perkins, Adrian Russell Wills | Director: Rachel Perkins | Stars: Rocky McKenzie, Jessica Mauboy, Ernie Dingo, Missy Higgins

Votes: 1,385 | Gross: $0.11M

12. 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 »

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

Votes: 1,498

13. 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 »

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

Votes: 780

14. 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.

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

Votes: 938

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.

Writers: Sonia Borg, Sidney L. Stebel, Colin Thiele | Director: Henri Safran | Stars: Greg Rowe, Peter Cummins, David Gulpilil, Judy Dick

Votes: 686

16. Mad Bastards (2010)

94 min | Drama

6.5
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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 »

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

Votes: 381

17. Cape No. 7 (2008)

129 min | Comedy, Drama, Music

7.0
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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.

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

Votes: 2,635

18. 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.

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

Votes: 374

19. 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.

Writers: Mrs. Aeneas Gunn, Peter Schreck | Director: Igor Auzins | Stars: Angela Punch McGregor, Arthur Dignam, Martin Vaughan, Lewis Fitz-Gerald

Votes: 259

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

71 min | Documentary, History, News

5.3
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Not the only gay 'Eskimo'.

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

Votes: 270

21. 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.

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

Votes: 279

22. 40,000 Years of Dreaming (1997 TV Movie)

67 min | Documentary, History

7.3
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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 »

Writer: George Miller | Director: George Miller | Star: George Miller

Votes: 95

23. 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 »

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

Votes: 280

24. 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.

Writer: Nick Parsons | Director: Nick Parsons | Stars: Bryan Brown, Ernie Dingo, Angie Milliken, Gnarnayarrahe Waitairie

Votes: 214

25. 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 »

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

Votes: 460 | Gross: $0.17M

26. 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 »

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

Votes: 90

27. 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 »

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

Votes: 88 | Gross: $0.01M

28. Servant or Slave (2016 TV Movie)

58 min | Documentary, Biography, History | Completed

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 »

Writers: Hetti Perkins, Mitchell Stanley | Director: Steven McGregor | Stars: Rita Wright, Violet West, Rita Wenberg, Dubs Yunupingu

29. 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 »

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

Votes: 12

30. 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.

Writers: Michael Markus, Tim Stubinski | Director: Allan Harmon | Stars: Kevin Sorbo, Lorne Cardinal, Nikki Payne, Barbara Tyson

Votes: 57

31. Over the Hill (1992)

PG | 99 min | Drama, Romance

6.2
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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 »

Writers: Robert Caswell, Gladys Taylor | Director: George Miller | Stars: Olympia Dukakis, Sigrid Thornton, Derek Fowlds, Bill Kerr

Votes: 115

32. Dead Creek (2009)

10 min | Short, Action, Thriller

7.2
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To save his Uncle and protect the land from bloody revenge a young suburbanised aboriginal man, must re-imprison a powerful warrior spirit from the dreamtime.

Writer: Benjamin Southwell | Director: Benjamin Southwell | Stars: Jeremy Youse, Danny Doyle, Simon Hapea, Dan Eady

Votes: 5

33. 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 »

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

Votes: 6

34. Aboriginality (2007)

5 min | Animation, Short

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Aboriginality follows an urban youth as he heads down the mystical Red Road, where the sweet grass grows, to re-connect and be inspired by both new and traditional elements of First Nations... See full summary »

Writers: Dallas Arcand, Daniel Gies, Tom Jackson, Dominique Keller | Directors: Dominique Keller, Tom Jackson | Star: Dallas Arcand

35. Lionel (2008)

80 min | Documentary, Biography, Sport

7.9
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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 »

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

Votes: 27

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 »

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

Votes: 5

37. 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.

Writer: Joshua Bell | Director: Joshua Bell | Star: James Cromwell

Votes: 8

38. Rolling Home (1973)

79 min | Documentary

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Director: David Lourie | Stars: Joan Abellira, Reno Abellira, Judy Bray, David Lourie

39. 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

40. 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

41. My Legacy (2014)

62 min | Documentary, Drama

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My Legacy follows Helen as she explores the often tenuous relationship between a mother and daughter made more complex by the legacy of residential school.

Writer: Helen Haig-Brown | Director: Helen Haig-Brown | Star: Dana Rice

42. 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

43. 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

44. 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 »

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

Votes: 9

45. Quest (2004 TV Movie)

48 min | Musical

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Deep Questions answered in the Big Easy.

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

46. Nia's Melancholy (2009)

11 min | Short, Drama

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

Votes: 8

47. 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?

Writer: Liz Marshall | Director: Liz Marshall | Star: Maude Barlow

Votes: 18

48. Raven Steals the Light (2016)

9 min | Animation, Short

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In this aboriginal creation myth, the trickster Raven steals the light of the world from Sky Father and a great chase ensues. As they battle, the light shatters into many pieces, creating ... See full summary »

Writer: Daniel Foreman | Director: Daniel Foreman | Stars: Shirley Atkinson, Mark Meer, Anna-May Patenaude, Michelle Rios

49. Rainforest WarriorZ (2013)

27 min | Documentary, Short

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Director: Kelli Cross

50. Gang Aftermath (2006 Video)

48 min | Documentary

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Writers: Francis Campbell, Rob Papin, Derek Powder | Director: Francis Campbell