Most Popular "Australian Aboriginal" Titles
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1. 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.
3. Australia (2008)
PG-13 | 165 min | Adventure, Drama, History
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.
4. 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.
5. The Proposition (2005)
R | 104 min | Crime, Drama, Western
A lawman apprehends a notorious outlaw and gives him nine days to kill his older brother, or else they'll execute his younger brother.
6. Quigley Down Under (1990)
PG-13 | 119 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance
Sharpshooter Matt Quigley is hired from Montana by an Australian rancher paying a very high price. But when Quigley arrives Down Under, all is not as it seems.
7. Rabbit-Proof Fence (2002)
PG | 94 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama
In 1931, three aboriginal girls escape after being plucked from their homes to be trained as domestic staff and set off on a trek across the Outback.
8. A Cry in the Dark (1988)
PG-13 | 120 min | Drama
A mother, whose child was killed in a Dingo attack in outback Northern Territory, Australia, fights to prove her innocence.
9. Oscar and Lucinda (1997)
R | 132 min | Drama, Romance
In mid-1800's England, Oscar is a young Anglican priest, a misfit and an outcast, but with the soul of an angel. As a boy, even though from a strict Pentecostal family, he felt God told him... See full summary »
10. The Last Wave (1977)
PG | 106 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller
A Sydney lawyer defends five Aborigines in a ritualized taboo murder and in the process learns disturbing things about himself.
11. 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 »
12. The Marsupials: The Howling III (1987)
PG-13 | 94 min | Comedy, Horror
A strange race of human-like marsupials appear suddenly in Australia, and a sociologist who studies these creatures falls in love with a female one. Is this a dangerous combination?
13. The Shout (1978)
R | 86 min | Horror, Drama
A traveler by the name of Crossley, forces himself upon a musician and his wife in a lonely part of Devon, and uses the aboriginal magic he has learned to displace his host.
14. 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
15. 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 »
16. Against the Wind (1978 TV Mini-Series)
50 min | Drama, History
Mary Mulvane, an 18 year old Irish girl, is transported to New South Wales for seven years for doing little else than protecting her own property. She must endure the horror of transport to... See full summary »
17. Australian Rules (2002)
95 min | Drama, Romance, Sport
In Prospect Bay, a remote outpost on the South Australian coast, two communities, the Goonyas (whites) and the Nungas (blacks), come together on the one field they have in common, the ... See full summary »
19. Mad Dog Morgan (1976)
R | 102 min | Action, Crime, Drama
The true story of Irish outlaw Daniel Morgan, who is wanted, dead or alive, in Australia during the 1850s.
20. Dark Age (1987)
91 min | Adventure, Horror
In the Australian outback, a park ranger and two local guides set out to track down a giant crocodile that has been killing and eating the local populace. During the hunt, one of the guides... See full summary »
21. The Chant of Jimmie Blacksmith (1978)
108 min | Biography, Crime, Drama
The true story of a part aboriginal man who finds the pressure of adapting to white culture intolerable, and as a result snaps in a violent and horrific manner.
22. The Tracker (2002)
90 min | Drama, History, Western
It's 1922; somewhere in Australia. When a Native Australian man is accused of murdering a white woman, three white men (The Fanatic, The Follower and The Veteran) are given the mission of ... See full summary »
23. Ten Canoes (2006)
Unrated | 90 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama
A story within a story. In Australia's Northern Territory, a man tells us one of the stories of his people and his land. It's a story of an older man, Minygululu, who has three wives and ... See full summary »
24. Hard Rock Medical (2013– )
Drama | Active
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 »
25. 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.
27. Zumbalah (1975)
Unrated | 94 min | Documentary, Horror
A notorious mondo film depicting unbelievable and bizarre rituals, animal killing and cruelty, and people being killed and eaten, all by either animals or humans against each other or themselves.
29. Botany Bay (1953)
Approved | 93 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance
In 1787 prisoners from London's Newgate Gaol are to be shipped to New South Wales. Hugh Tallant is an American medical student whom, we learn at sea, was falsely imprisoned. Because of his ... See full summary »
30. 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 »
34. 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 »
35. The Overlanders (1946)
Approved | 91 min | Adventure, Western
It's the start of WWII in Northern Australia. The Japanese are getting close. People are evacuating and burning everything in a "scorched earth" policy. Rather than kill all their cattle, a... See full summary »
36. 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.
37. The Dreaming (1988)
87 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery
A doctor treats a sick aborigine, who had defied a tribal taboo and visited a sacred cave. The doctor soon finds herself having disturbing dreams and finds herself involved in a 200-year-old mystery.
38. Whiplash (1960– )
30 min | Western
Thirty four episodes of this syndicated show were produced in 1960 and 1961; it aired on US TV in 1961. This was an Australian western with American Chris Cobb attempting to establish the ... See full summary »
40. Stones of Death (1988)
R | 88 min | Horror
The residents of a housing development find themselves in trouble after they discover that their development was built on top of a sacred aboriginal graveyard, on which a curse was placed upon anyone who disturbed it.
41. The Rollicking Adventures of Eliza Fraser (1976)
130 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama
An old captain & his young wife share a lot of adventures after they're shipwrecked and captured by Aborigines on an island near Australia.
43. Bitter Springs (1950)
89 min | Adventure, Drama
Tommy Trinder is called in to smooth things out when Wally King encroaches upon Aboriginal Tribal ground.
44. Saturn's Return (2001 TV Short)
26 min | Short, Drama
Barney and Dimi are young men in love and are on a trip to visit Dan, Barney's dying father. Dan is planning his suicide and wants Barney there.
45. Manganinnie (1980)
90 min | Drama
Through lyrical images, Manganinnie journeys across mountains towards the coast with Joanna, a white girl, in search of Manganinnie's vanished tribe. The poignancy of this film derives from... See full summary »
46. Uncivilized (1937)
Approved | 77 min | Adventure
A white authoress, looking for a story in the outback, is kidnapped by an Afghan slaver, betrothed to a white jungle-man, and menaced by a jealous half-caste rival, a hostile witch-doctor, ... See full summary »
49. John Safran vs. God (2004– )
25 min | Comedy
In his most ludicrously ambitious project yet, world-famous media hooligan John Safran scours the world in search of God... AND FINDS HIM.... Or, at least, a lot of folk who believe they have.
50. Aunty Maggie and the Womba Wakgun (2009)
11 min | Short, Drama
Aunty Maggie and Uncle Peter struggle to feed their three nephews. The arrival of some Hens and a Rooster provide a new food source....Eggs! However, the rooster becomes more of a headache ... See full summary »