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1. Neighbours (1985– )

TV-G | 22 min | Drama

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Serial chronicling the lives of the residents of Ramsay Street in the fictional Australian suburb of Erinsborough. When the series began, it revolved around three families - the Ramsays, ... See full summary »

Creator: Reg Watson | Stars: Stefan Dennis, Alan Fletcher, Tom Oliver, Jackie Woodburne

2. Animal Kingdom (2010)

R | 113 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

7.3
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83 Metascore

A seventeen year-old navigates his survival amongst an explosive criminal family and the detective who thinks he can save him.

Writer: David Michôd | Director: David Michôd | Stars: James Frecheville, Guy Pearce, Joel Edgerton, Bryce Lindemann

3. Candy (2006)

R | 108 min | Drama, Romance

7.3
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57 Metascore

A poet falls in love with an art student who gravitates to his bohemian lifestyle -- and his love of heroin. Hooked as much on one another as they are on the drug, their relationship alternates between states of oblivion, self-destruction, and despair.

Writers: Luke Davies, Neil Armfield | Director: Neil Armfield | Stars: Heath Ledger, Abbie Cornish, Geoffrey Rush, Tom Budge

4. Romper Stomper (1992)

R | 94 min | Crime, Drama

6.8
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A group of skinheads become alarmed at the way their neighbourhood is changing.

Writer: Geoffrey Wright | Director: Geoffrey Wright | Stars: Russell Crowe, Daniel Pollock, Jacqueline McKenzie, Alex Scott

5. Vera Drake (2004)

R | 125 min | Crime, Drama

7.7
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83 Metascore

Abortionist Vera Drake finds her beliefs and practices clash with the mores of 1950s Britain--a conflict that leads to tragedy for her family.

Writer: Mike Leigh | Director: Mike Leigh | Stars: Imelda Staunton, Jim Broadbent, Heather Craney, Richard Graham

6. Irresistible (2006)

R | 103 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

5.8
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A wife and mother is consumed by the thought that her husband's co-worker is trying to win him away from her and their family.

Writer: Ann Turner | Director: Ann Turner | Stars: Susan Sarandon, Sam Neill, Emily Blunt, Charles 'Bud' Tingwell

7. Macbeth (I) (2006)

109 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

4.8
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51 Metascore

A contemporary retelling of Shakespeare's "Macbeth" set in the ganglands of Melbourne.

Writers: Victoria Hill, William Shakespeare, Geoffrey Wright | Director: Geoffrey Wright | Stars: Chloe Armstrong, Hanna Griffiths, Kate Bell, Miranda Nation

8. Mr. Nice Guy (1997)

PG-13 | 88 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

6.1
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A Chinese chef accidentally gets involved with a news reporter who filmed a drug bust that went awry and is now being chased by gangs who are trying to get the video tape.

Writers: Fibe Ma, Edward Tang | Director: Sammo Kam-Bo Hung | Stars: Jackie Chan, Richard Norton, Miki Lee, Karen McLymont

9. City Homicide (2007– )

60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.2
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Creators: John Banas, John Hugginson | Stars: Shane Bourne, Nadine Garner, Aaron Pedersen, Damien Richardson

10. Swimming Upstream (2003)

PG-13 | 114 min | Biography, Drama, Sport

7.2
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58 Metascore

The inspirational life story of Australian swimmer Tony Fingleton.

Writers: Anthony Fingleton, Diane Fingleton | Director: Russell Mulcahy | Stars: Geoffrey Rush, Judy Davis, Jesse Spencer, Tim Draxl

11. Romulus, My Father (2007)

R | 104 min | Biography, Drama

6.7
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57 Metascore

It tells the story of Romulus, his beautiful wife, Christina, and their struggle in the face of great adversity to bring up their son, Raimond. It is a story of impossible love that ultimately celebrates the unbreakable bond between father and son.

Writers: Nick Drake, Raimond Gaita | Director: Richard Roxburgh | Stars: Eric Bana, Franka Potente, Marton Csokas, Kodi Smit-McPhee

12. Patrick (1978)

PG | 96 min | Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller

6.1
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A comatose hospital patient harasses and kills though his powers of telekinesis to claim his private nurse as his own.

Writer: Everett De Roche | Director: Richard Franklin | Stars: Susan Penhaligon, Robert Helpmann, Rod Mullinar, Bruce Barry

13. Phar Lap (1983)

PG | 107 min | Biography, Drama, Family

7.3
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55 Metascore

The true story of a Australian racehorse that becomes a champion with the help of a local stableboy.

Writer: David Williamson | Director: Simon Wincer | Stars: Tom Burlinson, Judy Morris, Richard Morgan, Robert Grubb

14. The Efficiency Expert (1992)

PG | 85 min | Comedy, Drama

6.3
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An expert on productivity shows wacky workers in 1966 Australia how to run their moccasin factory like clockwork, despite laying off more than half the workforce.

Writers: Max Dann, Andrew Knight | Director: Mark Joffe | Stars: Anthony Hopkins, Ben Mendelsohn, Alwyn Kurts, Bruno Lawrence

15. The Lighthorsemen (1987)

PG | 131 min | War, Drama

7.0
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In 1917 when the British forces are bogged down in front of the Turkish and German lines in Palestine they rely on the Australian light horse regiment to break the deadlock.

Writer: Ian Jones | Director: Simon Wincer | Stars: Peter Phelps, Nick Waters, John Larking, John Heywood

16. The Hard Word (2002)

R | 102 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

6.0
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51 Metascore

Three fraternal bank robbers languishing in jail, discover a profitable (if not dodgy) way to spend their time. Crime can most certainly pay, if you "know wot I mean?" However when sex and ... See full summary »

Writer: Scott Roberts | Director: Scott Roberts | Stars: Guy Pearce, Rachel Griffiths, Joel Edgerton, Damien Richardson

17. He Died with a Felafel in His Hand (2001)

Not Rated | 107 min | Comedy, Romance

7.1
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A nightmare chase through hell in a never-ending, unrequited daisy chain of desire...

Writers: John Birmingham, Richard Lowenstein | Director: Richard Lowenstein | Stars: Noah Taylor, Emily Hamilton, Romane Bohringer, Alex Menglet

18. ABBA: The Movie (1977)

G | 95 min | Documentary, Comedy, Music

6.4
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An incompetent radio DJ tries to get an interview with the Swedish pop group during their famous week-long 1977 tour of Australia.

Writers: Robert Caswell, Lasse Hallström | Director: Lasse Hallström | Stars: Anni-Frid Lyngstad, Benny Andersson, Björn Ulvaeus, Agnetha Fältskog

19. Noise (I) (2007)

108 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

6.8
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The community reels after an incident on a suburban train. A young cop, beset with doubt and afflicted with tinnitus, is pitched into the chaos that follows this tragic event. He struggles ... See full summary »

Writer: Matthew Saville | Director: Matthew Saville | Stars: Maia Thomas, Carole Browne, Kent Clifton-Bligh, Aaron Murphy

20. Malcolm (1986)

PG-13 | 90 min | Comedy, Crime

7.2
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Malcolm is a chronically shy mechanical genius who has just been fired for building his own tram. He gets Frank, who has just been released from jail, to move in to help pay the bills. ... See full summary »

Writer: David Parker | Director: Nadia Tass | Stars: Colin Friels, John Hargreaves, Lindy Davies, Chris Haywood

21. Dogs in Space (1986)

R | 103 min | Drama

6.5
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The film is set in a house occupied by a collection of social misfits. The main storyline is that of a strange musician's relationship with a girl, their drug use and his band. These events... See full summary »

Writer: Richard Lowenstein | Director: Richard Lowenstein | Stars: Michael Hutchence, Saskia Post, Nique Needles, Deanna Bond

22. The Hunt for Eagle One: Crash Point (2006 Video)

R | 86 min | Action, Adventure, Thriller

3.9
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The Strike Force team is back in this action-packed sequel to "The Hunt For Eagle One"! Terrorists have stolen a Ground Control Encoder, a new anti-hijack device that enables Air Traffic ... See full summary »

Writer: Michael Henry Carter | Director: Henry Crum | Stars: Mark Dacascos, Theresa Randle, Jeff Fahey, Joe Suba

23. Innocence (2000)

R | 94 min | Drama

7.1
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73 Metascore

After more than forty years apart, Andreas and Claire embark on an affair as reckless and intense as when they were young lovers. Widowed musician Andreas decides to get back in touch with ... See full summary »

Writer: Paul Cox | Director: Paul Cox | Stars: Julia Blake, Charles 'Bud' Tingwell, Kristine Van Pellicom, Kenny Aernouts

24. Salaam Namaste (2005)

158 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.3
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Salaam Namaste is about two Indians who have left their houses to make a life on their own, and how they meet and how they tackle their own relationships and problems and overcome them themselves without their families.

Writers: Siddharth Anand, Abbas Tyrewala | Director: Siddharth Anand | Stars: Saif Ali Khan, Preity Zinta, Arshad Warsi, Tania Zaetta

25. The Club (1980)

PG | 96 min | Comedy, Drama, Sport

7.0
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Boardroom and dressing-room intrigues spill on to the field at the Australian Rules football club.

Writer: David Williamson | Director: Bruce Beresford | Stars: Jack Thompson, Graham Kennedy, Frank Wilson, Harold Hopkins

26. Passion (1999)

102 min | Biography, Drama, Music

6.0
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The complicated relationship between Percy Grainger, famous Australian-born early 20th century folk musician, and his abusive unstable mother that lead to his interest in S&M, instability and failed relationships with women.

Writers: John Bird, Rob George, George Goldsworthy, Peter Goldsworthy, Don Watson | Director: Peter Duncan | Stars: Richard Roxburgh, Barbara Hershey, Emily Woof, Claudia Karvan

27. Freedom's Fury (2006)

90 min | Documentary, Sport

7.7
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A documentary on the 1956 Olympic semifinal water polo match between Hungary and Russia. Held in Australia, the match occurred as Russian forces were in Budapest, stomping out a popular revolt.

Writer: Colin K. Gray | Directors: Colin K. Gray, Megan Raney | Stars: Viktor Ageyev, Antal Bolvari, János Bük, Sándor Csoóri

28. Darkfall Resurrection (2013)

70 min | Romance, Sci-Fi

5.2
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Anonymous Set in outer space, on the planet Akoh, The elder Zeav Keela tells his last story to a group of students. Recalling his younger years, Zeav and Alexandra are madly in love and ... See full summary »

Writers: William Goldwyn, Scott Middlebrook, Joseph Wright | Director: William Goldwyn | Stars: Alice Barbieri, Samantha Bennett, Tamy Berry, Paul Besker-Junior

29. Celia (1989)

103 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror

6.9
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An imaginative and somewhat disturbed young girl fantasizes about evil creatures and other oddities to mask her insecurities while growing up in rural Australia.

Writer: Ann Turner | Director: Ann Turner | Stars: Rebecca Smart, Nicholas Eadie, Victoria Longley, Mary-Anne Fahey

30. Ground Zero (1987)

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

6.5
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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 »

Writers: Mac Gudgeon, Jan Sardi | Directors: Bruce Myles, Michael Pattinson | Stars: Colin Friels, Jack Thompson, Donald Pleasence, Natalie Bate

31. We of the Never Never (1982)

G | 134 min | Drama, History

6.9
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Writers: Mrs. Aeneas Gunn, Peter Schreck | Director: Igor Auzins | Stars: Angela Punch McGregor, Arthur Dignam, Martin Vaughan, Lewis Fitz-Gerald

32. One More Minute (1979)

R | 92 min | Horror, Drama, Thriller

4.8
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Angela is a young hairdresser thrown out of home by her puritantical mother after too many nights out. She quickly falls in with the modeling crowd and does some modeling work herself, ... See full summary »

Writers: Everett De Roche, Chris de Roche | Director: Simon Wincer | Stars: Chantal Contouri, Robert Bruning, Sigrid Thornton, Hugh Keays-Byrne

33. Death of a Soldier (1986)

R | 93 min | Crime, Drama, War

5.2
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Based on a true story, James Coburn portrays a military lawyer assigned to defend a confessed psychotic killer. Set in the context of WWII and the uneasy US-Australian military alliance. ... See full summary »

Writer: William L. Nagle | Director: Philippe Mora | Stars: James Coburn, Bill Hunter, Reb Brown, Maurie Fields

34. The Home Song Stories (2007)

103 min | Drama

7.2
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A man remembers his childhood and his mother, a Chinese night club singer who struggled to survive in Australia with her two children.

Writer: Tony Ayres | Director: Tony Ayres | Stars: Joan Chen, Yuwu Qi, Joel Lok, Irene Chen

35. Burke & Wills (1985)

PG-13 | 140 min | Adventure, Drama, History

6.1
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A story based on true events about two explorers on a doomed journey trying to cross Australia on foot in the 19 century.

Writer: Michael Thomas | Director: Graeme Clifford | Stars: Jack Thompson, Nigel Havers, Greta Scacchi, Matthew Fargher

36. Animals (2015)

Drama | Post-production

Four years after a pandemic, a young man (Lamb), launches a courageous bid to rescue a former lover (Howard) from the perils of the Red Zone. Shifting back and forth in time between them ... See full summary »

Writers: Edward Drake, Joel Mitchell | Director: Edward Drake | Stars: Jeremy Kewley, Melissa Howard, Tony Markulin, Scott Brennan

37. 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 »

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

38. Lonely Hearts (1982)

R | 106 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.9
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In this offbeat comedy, an unlikely romance develops between a flamboyant, middle-aged piano tuner and an extremely timid office worker. In HD.

Writers: Paul Cox, John Clarke | Director: Paul Cox | Stars: Wendy Hughes, Norman Kaye, Jon Finlayson, Julia Blake

39. Moving Out (1983)

91 min | Drama

5.8
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Being a teenager can be hard enough. Being an Italian teenager in a very Australian suburb can be impossible. Gino wants to be an Australian...after all... we're all New Aussies some are ... See full summary »

Writer: Jan Sardi | Director: Michael Pattinson | Stars: Vince Colosimo, Maurice Devincentis, Tibor Gyapjas, Sally Cooper

40. Massacre Hill (1949)

103 min | Drama, History

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Writers: Walter Greenwood, Ralph Smart, Harry Watt | Director: Harry Watt | Stars: Chips Rafferty, Jane Barrett, Jack Lambert, Peter Illing

41. Stingaree (1934)

Passed | 77 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

5.9
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Writers: Becky Gardiner, Lynn Riggs, Leonard Spigelgass, E.W. Hornung | Director: William A. Wellman | Stars: Irene Dunne, Richard Dix, Mary Boland, Conway Tearle

42. Secrets (1992)

92 min | Drama, Music

5.2
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Five teens get stuck in the basement in an attempt to see the Beatles in a local hotel.

Writer: Jan Sardi | Director: Michael Pattinson | Stars: Beth Champion, Malcolm Kennard, Dannii Minogue, Willa O'Neill

43. Beware of Greeks Bearing Guns (2000)

82 min | Comedy, Romance, Drama

5.7
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A woman, obsessed with tracking down the man who she claims killed her husband, targets her eldest grandson as her instrument of revenge.

Writers: Tom Galbraith, Lakis Lazopoulos | Director: John Tatoulis | Stars: Lakis Lazopoulos, Zoe Carides, John Bluthal, Claudia Buttazzoni

44. Dawn! (1979)

Not Rated | 109 min | Biography, Drama, Sport

6.3
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Biopic of Australian 3 Time Olympic Gold Medalist swimmer Dawn Fraser.

Writer: Joy Cavill | Director: Ken Hannam | Stars: Bronwyn Mackay-Payne, Ron Haddrick, Bunney Brooke, Tom Richards

45. What the Moon Saw (1990)

97 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy

6.4
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Steven Wilsonis sent to Melbourne from the outback to spend his holidays with his Grandmother, an old time Tivoli showgirl/dancer. He becomes drawn into the world of the theatre, where the ... See full summary »

Writer: Frank Howson | Director: Pino Amenta | Stars: Andrew Shephard, Pat Evison, Kim Gyngell, Danielle Spencer

46. Hard Knocks (1980)

85 min | Drama

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Writers: Hilton Bonner, Don McLennan | Director: Don McLennan | Stars: Tracy Mann, Bill Hunter, Kim Rushworth, John Arnold

47. Running from the Guns (1987)

87 min | Adventure, Crime

6.5
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Writer: John Dixon | Director: John Dixon | Stars: Jon Blake, Mark Hembrow, Nikki Coghill, Terence Donovan

48. Sensitive New Age Killer (2000)

87 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

5.2
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Writers: David Richardson, Mark Savage | Director: Mark Savage | Stars: Tyson Stein, Nicole Lambert, Julie Turner, Peter Beitans

49. Mary (1994)

75 min | Documentary, Biography, Drama

5.8
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MARY is based on the true life story of Mary MacKillop who in the 1860s began an order of nuns to teach poor Catholic children in rural Australia. When she refused to obey the local Bishop,... See full summary »

Writer: Kay Pavlou | Director: Kay Pavlou | Stars: Lucy Bell, Linden Wilkinson, Rebecca Scully-Webster, Brendan Higgins

50. Exile in Sarajevo (1997)

90 min | Documentary, Romance, War

7.7
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Directors: Tahir Cambis, Alma Sahbaz