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1. Red Dog: True Blue (2016)

88 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

6.5
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An iconic Australian story of family, friendship and adventure, between a young boy and a scrappy one-of-a-kind dog that would grow up to become an Australian legend.

Director: Kriv Stenders | Stars: Jason Isaacs, Levi Miller, Bryan Brown, Hanna Mangan Lawrence

Votes: 735

2. Sweet Country (2017)

113 min | Adventure, Crime, Drama

7.2
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Australian western set on the Northern Territory frontier in the 1920s, where justice itself is put on trial when an aged Aboriginal farmhand shoots a white man in self defense and goes on the run as posse gathers to hunt him down.

Director: Warwick Thornton | Stars: Bryan Brown, Matt Day, Tremayne Doolan, Trevon Doolan

Votes: 223

3. Goldstone (2016)

110 min | Crime, Thriller

6.3
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Indigenous Detective Jay Swan arrives in the frontier town of Goldstone on a missing persons inquiry. What seems like a simple light duty investigation opens a web of crime and corruption. ... See full summary »

Director: Ivan Sen | Stars: Aaron Pedersen, Alex Russell, Jacki Weaver, David Wenham

Votes: 2,077

4. Where the Green Ants Dream (1984)

R | 100 min | Drama

7.1
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A geologist employed by an Australian mining company finds himself disputing the rights of some aborigines who believe their land to be sacred.

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

Votes: 1,675

5. Last Ride (2009)

Not Rated | 90 min | Drama

6.7
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68 Metascore

A young boy travels across Australia with his father, who's wanted by the law for committing a violent crime.

Director: Glendyn Ivin | Stars: Hugo Weaving, Tom Russell, Anita Hegh, John Brumpton

Votes: 2,046 | Gross: $0.01M

6. The Nullarbor Nymph (2012)

66 min | Comedy, Horror

6.5
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Following two Water Australia employees who travel out along the Nullarbor Plain only to discover they are being hunted by the mythological creature, the Nullarbor Nymph.

Director: Mathew J. Wilkinson | Stars: Douglas Feary, Paul Hayman, Jessica Sterling, Scott Whitecross

Votes: 44

7. Ground Zero (1987)

PG-13 | 109 min | Action, Drama, Mystery

6.6
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A second generation cameraman in Australia finds evidence that his father had filmed a nuclear test that allowed aboriginies to be exposed to and killed by radiation. He begins a search for... See full summary »

Directors: Bruce Myles, Michael Pattinson | Stars: Colin Friels, Jack Thompson, Donald Pleasence, Natalie Bate

Votes: 396 | Gross: $0.20M

8. The Last of the Knucklemen (1979)

Not Rated | 93 min | Drama

7.2
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In the tradition of Sunday Too Far Away (1975), this independent film is based on the classic Australian play by John Power. Pic tells the story of a group of miners living in a camp in ... See full summary »

Director: Tim Burstall | Stars: Gerard Kennedy, Michael Preston, Peter Hehir, Dennis Miller

Votes: 106

9. Lucky Miles (2007)

Not Rated | 105 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama

7.1
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Three mismatched blokes are stranded in the Australian desert.

Director: Michael James Rowland | Stars: Kenneth Moraleda, Rodney Afif, Sri Sacdpraseuth, Don Hany

Votes: 700

10. Last Mail from Birdsville: The Story of Tom Kruse (2001)

55 min | Documentary

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Director: Roger Clarke | Stars: Ian Doyle, Tom Kruse

11. World Safari (1977)

121 min | Documentary, Adventure

8.3
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Director: Alby Mangels | Stars: John Field, Alby Mangels

Votes: 33

12. The Back of Beyond (1954)

66 min | Documentary

6.8
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Director: John Heyer | Stars: Tom Kruse, William Henry Butler, Jack the Dogger, Old Joe the Rainmaker

Votes: 52

13. The Territorians (1996 TV Movie)

R | 90 min | Mystery, Thriller

6.5
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Director: Michael Offer | Stars: Peter Adams, Ullie Birve, Kristen Boys, John Clark

Votes: 40

14. The Hunting Party (1984 TV Movie)

48 min | Documentary

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Director: Ian Munro | Stars: David Gulpilil, Michael Willesee

15. Stark: An Interview with Ben Elton (2007 Video)

14 min | Documentary, Short, Biography

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Stars: Ben Elton, Colin Friels, Deborra-Lee Furness, Bill Hunter

16. Ghan to Alice (1978)

27 min | Documentary, Short, Adventure

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Director: Curtis Levy | Stars: Bill Willoughby, Jim Willoughby

17. Jack Absalom on the BirdsvilleTrack (1985 Video)

46 min | Documentary, Adventure, History

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Director: John Mabey | Stars: Jack Absalom, George Morton, Dennis Overton, Gabrielle Overton

18. The Big Backyard: The Outback of South Australia (1976)

19 min | Documentary, Short, Adventure

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Director: Igor Auzins | Stars: Bill Cain, Christina Mackay

19. Market of Dreams (1990)

52 min | Documentary

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Director: Kate White | Stars: Dolly Nampijinpo Granites, Michael Jagamara Nelson, Darby Jampijinpa Ross, Ronnie Tjampitjinpa

20. Simpson Desert: 50 Years On (2013 Video)

98 min | Documentary, Adventure, History

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In 1962, Reg Sprigg and party completed the first motorised crossing of the Simpson Desert. Fifty years on, Vic Widman led another group on the first crossing of the Simpson for 2012. The ... See full summary »

Stars: Daryl Scobie, Michael Alexander, Wayne Brady, Lynne Cazaly

21. Journey to Australia's Inland Sea (1990 TV Movie)

50 min | Documentary, Adventure

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Director: Ross Wurst | Stars: Denis Bartell, Cheater

22. Nullarbor Interlude (1962)

16 min | Documentary, Short, Adventure

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Director: William M. Carty | Stars: Tanya Halesworth, Heather Johns, John Moyes, Glenys O'Brien

23. Too Long in the Bush: Len Beadell Looks Back (2007 Video)

80 min | Documentary, Adventure, Biography

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Director: Phil Sexton | Stars: Len Beadell, Anne Beadell, Clive Drinkwater

24. Keeper (2010)

27 min | Documentary, Short, Biography

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Director: Ali Russell | Stars: Miriam Corowa, Gletys Haseldine, Jacinta Haseldine, Sue Coleman Haseldine

25. On the Track of Burke and Wills (2011 Video)

108 min | Documentary, Adventure, Biography

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Stars: John McCullough, Vic Widman, Barb Arnold, Bill Arnold

26. Marree Arabunna Museum: 6 Short Films (2004 Video)

22 min | Documentary, Short, Biography

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Director: Malcolm McKinnon | Stars: Reg Dodd, Ronnie Dodd, Esther Kite, Jean Wood

27. Back to the Back of Beyond (1997 TV Movie)

85 min | Documentary, Adventure, Biography

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Director: Robert Francis | Stars: Tom Kruse, John Heyer, Pat Jackson, William Henry Butler

28. Edward John Eyre (1959)

18 min | Documentary, Short, Adventure

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Director: Bill Mason | Star: Frank Waters

29. Afghan Cameleer in Australian from 1860-1920 (2013 Video)

62 min | Documentary, Biography, History

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Director: Sayed Fahim Hashemy | Stars: Ghulam Hazrat Beedav, Bejah, Donna Cook, Max Dadleh

30. From the Bush to the City (2011 Video)

18 min | Documentary, Short

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Director: Nicholas Cleary | Stars: Nicholas Cleary, Desmond Dodd, Audrey Hull, Carah Laube

31. Jack Absalom on the Strzelecki Track (1985 Video)

45 min | Documentary, Adventure, History

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Director: John Mabey | Star: Jack Absalom

32. The Birdsville Track (2000 Video)

44 min | Documentary, Short, Adventure

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Director: Aldo Carlino | Stars: John Leonard, Jason Davies, Paul Davies, Wendy Davies

33. Paul Davies: The Big Questions (1995– )

27 min | Documentary, Talk-Show

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Stars: Phillip Adams, Paul Davies

Votes: 6

34. Touring Australia's Outback (1998 Video)

91 min | Documentary, History

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Director: Brian Grant | Stars: Steve Curtis, Hugh Frayne, Brian Grant, Joy Grant

35. The Great Australian Bight (1997 Video)

50 min | Documentary, Adventure, History

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Director: John Bowring | Stars: Glenn Ridge, Brad Agars, Peter Agars, Steve Agars

36. Posting - 'Woomera' (1960)

17 min | Documentary, Short, History

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Director: John Bennett | Star: Stewart Ginn

37. The Postman (1996 Video)

15 min | Documentary, Short, Adventure

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Stars: Tim Bowden, Tom Kruse, David Brook, Dave Burge

38. The Desert Mums (2006 Video)

19 min | Documentary, Short, Adventure

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Stars: Denis Bartell, Susan Bartell, Margot Burns, Carolyn McLean

39. Anangu Pitjantjara for the Pitjantjara People (1982 Video)

20 min | Documentary, Short, History

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Director: Marsha Bennett | Stars: Marcia Langton, Ivan Baker, Yami Lester, Punch Thompson

40. Last of the Packhorse Bagmen: Ted Egan Alice Springs 2010 (2010 Video)

10 min | Short, Adventure, Music

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Stars: Ted Egan, Tom Kruse

41. the Birdsville Track and beyond (2009 Video)

57 min | Documentary, Adventure, History

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Director: Brian Grant | Star: David Sabine

42. Bound for the Alice (1979)

15 min | Documentary, Short, Adventure

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Director: Brian Hannant | Star: Judy Dick

43. Maralinga 1956 (1956)

11 min | Documentary, Short

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44. Steel Road Across a Continent (1953)

18 min | Documentary, Short, History

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Director: R.D. Hansen

45. Birdsville Mail Run (1987 Video)

17 min | Documentary, Short, Adventure

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Star: Tom Kruse

46. All you have to do is dig (1969)

19 min | Documentary, Short

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Director: Malcolm Smith | Star: Chantal Contouri

47. Desert Walker: Gulf to Gulf (1985 TV Movie)

45 min | Documentary, Adventure

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Director: Kevin McLean | Stars: Denis Bartell, Mike Archer, John Bannon, Richard Bartell

48. The Blue Streak Rocket: Britain's Part in Europe's Space Plan (1964)

15 min | Documentary, Short, History

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Director: Derek Mayne | Stars: Tim Turner, P. Girardin, Mrs. Lawrence

49. Mountain Spring: The Flinders Range (1956)

10 min | Documentary, Short

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An Australian short film documentary of the Flinders Ranges of South Australia.

Director: Shan Benson

50. Outback Adventures with Denis Bartell (2011 Video)

115 min | Documentary, Adventure, Biography

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Stars: Denis Bartell, Mike Archer, John Bannon, Rotha Bartell