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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.

Director: Baz Luhrmann | Stars: Nicole Kidman, Hugh Jackman, Shea Adams, Eddie Baroo

Votes: 107,815 | Gross: $49.55M

2. Wolf Creek (2016– )

45 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller

7.1
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An anthology series which centers on different characters being targeted by crazed serial killer Mick Taylor in the Australian outback.

Stars: John Jarratt, Lucy Fry, Dustin Clare, Andy McPhee

Votes: 2,184

3. Sweet Country (2017)

110 min | Adventure, Crime, Drama

7.3
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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: 129

4. Gallipoli (1981)

PG | 110 min | Adventure, Drama, History

7.5
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65 Metascore

Two Australian sprinters face the brutal realities of war when they are sent to fight in the Gallipoli campaign in Turkey during World War I.

Director: Peter Weir | Stars: Mel Gibson, Mark Lee, Bill Kerr, Harold Hopkins

Votes: 31,703 | Gross: $5.73M

5. Rabbit-Proof Fence (2002)

PG | 94 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama

7.5
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80 Metascore

In 1931, three aboriginal girls escape after being plucked from their homes to be trained as domestic staff and set off on a journey across the Outback.

Director: Phillip Noyce | Stars: Everlyn Sampi, Tianna Sansbury, Kenneth Branagh, Laura Monaghan

Votes: 24,552 | Gross: $6.17M

6. Wyrmwood: Road of the Dead (2014)

Not Rated | 98 min | Action, Comedy, Horror

6.3
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54 Metascore

A talented mechanic prepares to battle his way through hordes of flesh-eating monsters after his sister is kidnapped on the eve of a zombie apocalypse.

Director: Kiah Roache-Turner | Stars: Jay Gallagher, Bianca Bradey, Leon Burchill, Keith Agius

Votes: 13,335

7. Race the Sun (1996)

PG | 100 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama

5.4
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A bunch of high school misfits in Hawaii, introduced by their new teacher, attend a science fair in which they draw up inspiration to build their own solar car and win a trip to compete in the 1990 World Solar Challenge in Australia.

Director: Charles T. Kanganis | Stars: Halle Berry, Jim Belushi, Bill Hunter, Casey Affleck

Votes: 2,774 | Gross: $1.95M

8. All About E (2015)

Not Rated | 96 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

4.9
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A beautiful sexy DJ is forced to run when she stumbles on a stash of cash. Can she keep the money, conquer her demons, AND get the girl?

Director: Louise Wadley | Stars: Mandahla Rose, Brett Rogers, Julia Billington, Simon Bolton

Votes: 692

9. Undead (2003)

R | 97 min | Action, Comedy, Horror

5.5
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34 Metascore

A quaint Australian fishing village is overcome by meteorites that turn its residents into the ravenous undead, leaving a small group of those unharmed to find a way out.

Directors: Michael Spierig, Peter Spierig | Stars: Felicity Mason, Mungo McKay, Rob Jenkins, Lisa Cunningham

Votes: 11,810 | Gross: $0.04M

10. The Pack (2015)

Not Rated | 90 min | Horror, Thriller

5.0
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A farmer and his family must fight for survival after a ferocious pack of wild dogs infiltrates their isolated farmhouse. Through a series of frightening and bloody encounters they are ... See full summary »

Director: Nick Robertson | Stars: Jack Campbell, Anna Lise Phillips, Katie Moore, Hamish Phillips

Votes: 2,246

11. Road Games (1981)

PG | 101 min | Mystery, Thriller

6.7
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A truck driver plays a cat-and-mouse game with a mysterious serial killer on a desolate Australian highway.

Director: Richard Franklin | Stars: Stacy Keach, Jamie Lee Curtis, Marion Edward, Grant Page

Votes: 3,548

12. December Boys (2007)

PG-13 | 105 min | Drama, Romance

6.6
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56 Metascore

One summer, four orphans boys who have grown to be the closest of friends find themselves competing for the attention of the same family.

Director: Rod Hardy | Stars: Daniel Radcliffe, Teresa Palmer, Lee Cormie, Christian Byers

Votes: 10,912 | Gross: $0.05M

13. Last Cab to Darwin (2015)

123 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.2
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70 Metascore

When Rex, a Broken Hill cab driver, is told he doesn't have long to live, he sets out on an epic journey to Darwin in a bid to die on his own terms.

Director: Jeremy Sims | Stars: Michael Caton, Ningali Lawford, Mark Coles Smith, Emma Hamilton

Votes: 2,628 | Gross: $0.03M

14. Road Kill (2010)

R | 87 min | Horror, Thriller

3.8
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A supernatural thriller about a group of teenagers menaced by a driver-less train in the Australian outback.

Director: Dean Francis | Stars: Bob Morley, Sophie Lowe, Georgina Haig, Xavier Samuel

Votes: 3,167

15. Beautiful Kate (2009)

R | 100 min | Drama, Mystery

6.7
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A writer, Ned Kendall, is asked to return to the family home by his sister Sally, to say goodbye to his father who is dying. The family home is in a very remote and isolated area. While ... See full summary »

Director: Rachel Ward | Stars: Ben Mendelsohn, Maeve Dermody, Rachel Griffiths, Sophie Lowe

Votes: 2,908

16. The Tree (I) (2010)

Not Rated | 100 min | Drama, Romance

6.6
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58 Metascore

After the death of her father, an 8-year-old girl becomes convinced that he is whispering to her through the leaves of the gargantuan tree that towers over her house.

Director: Julie Bertuccelli | Stars: Charlotte Gainsbourg, Morgana Davies, Marton Csokas, Christian Byers

Votes: 3,983 | Gross: $0.07M

17. 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.

Director: Richard Roxburgh | Stars: Eric Bana, Franka Potente, Marton Csokas, Kodi Smit-McPhee

Votes: 3,833 | Gross: $0.00M

18. My Brilliant Career (1979)

G | 100 min | Biography, Drama, Romance

7.3
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Sybylla Melvyn is an independent young woman who soon after arriving to live with her Grandmother Bossier and aunt Helen announces that she will never marry and plans on having a career ... See full summary »

Director: Gillian Armstrong | Stars: Judy Davis, Sam Neill, Wendy Hughes, Robert Grubb

Votes: 2,810

19. Robbery Under Arms (1957)

Not Rated | 83 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

6.1
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Two brothers join their father in Captain Starlight's bush ranger gang in 19th Century Australia.

Director: Jack Lee | Stars: Peter Finch, Ronald Lewis, David McCallum, Maureen Swanson

Votes: 132

20. The Outback (2012)

PG | 85 min | Animation, Adventure, Family

4.7
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Being teased for his color, Johnny the white koala joins a traveling carnival with Hamish, a Tasmanian devil, and Higgens, a photographer monkey as talent agents. On the way through the ... See full summary »

Director: Kyung Ho Lee | Stars: Charlie Bewley, Lielle Tova Blinkoff, Alan Cumming, Tim Curry

Votes: 762

21. 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: 1,656

22. Forza Horizon 3 (2016 Video Game)

Sport

8.8
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Forza Horizon 3 is an open world racing video game developed by Playground Games and published by Microsoft Studios for Xbox One and Microsoft Windows. The game features cross-platform play between the two platforms.

Director: Ralph Fulton | Stars: Chris Goss, Daniel Lapaine, Joanne King, Keith Buckley

Votes: 152

23. Rain Shadow (2007– )

60 min | Drama

7.7
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Rain Shadow was shot in the Adelaide Hills in South Australia and is set in the fictional district of Paringa, a dry land farming area in a rain shadow. It tells the story of two characters... See full summary »

Stars: Rachel Ward, Victoria Thaine, Grant Piro, Tom O'Sullivan

Votes: 153

24. Opal Dream (2006)

PG | 86 min | Drama, Family

6.7
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56 Metascore

A young girl's relationship with her imaginary friends resonates throughout her town in the Australian Outback.

Director: Peter Cattaneo | Stars: Sapphire Boyce, Christian Byers, Vince Colosimo, Jacqueline McKenzie

Votes: 848 | Gross: $0.01M

25. Keeping Up with the Joneses (2010– )

23 min | Reality-TV

8.5
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Australian reality TV series that follows the daily lives of the Jones family on a Coolibah Cattle Station, 600 km south-west of Darwin, Northern Territory. They muster cattle, fight fires, battle floods and even wrestle crocodiles.

Star: James Blundell

Votes: 24

26. The Last Days of Chez Nous (1992)

R | 96 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.7
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Vicki returns to her elder sister Beth's house in Australia after an affair in Italy. Beth, with a teenage daughter, has become involved in something of a marriage of convenience with ... See full summary »

Director: Gillian Armstrong | Stars: Lisa Harrow, Bruno Ganz, Kerry Fox, Miranda Otto

Votes: 665 | Gross: $0.83M

27. Sly 3: Honor Among Thieves (2005 Video Game)

E10+ | Action, Crime, Fantasy

8.9
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Sly Cooper and the gang must recruit a team of world-class thieves in order to penetrate his family vault of massive wealth and collect his inheritance before an evil genius retrieves it first.

Stars: Kevin Miller, Matt Olsen, Chris Murphy, Kevin Blackton

Votes: 552

28. The Irishman (1978)

Not Rated | 108 min | Drama, Romance

6.1
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The Doolan family are trying to make a go in the freight hauling business in Queensland, Australia. The problem is it's the 1920's, the Doolans use horses and motorized vehicles can do it ... See full summary »

Director: Donald Crombie | Stars: Michael Craig, Simon Burke, Robyn Nevin, Lou Brown

Votes: 87

29. Sky Pirates (1986)

PG-13 | 89 min | Adventure, Sci-Fi

4.2
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Air force Lieutenant Harris starts for a flight to Boa Boa, on board Reverend Mitchell with a box containing a part of a top-secret extraterrestrial key. They get lost in a supernatural ... See full summary »

Director: Colin Eggleston | Stars: John Hargreaves, Meredith Phillips, Max Phipps, Bill Hunter

Votes: 310

30. 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: 389 | Gross: $0.20M

31. Lady Stay Dead (1981)

92 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller

5.5
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A Young woman is looking after her sister's house, unaware that her sister and neighbor have been murdered by their handyman who also happens to be a serial killer.

Director: Terry Bourke | Stars: Chard Hayward, Louise Howitt, Deborah Coulls, Roger Ward

Votes: 203

32. The Shiralee (1987– )

Not Rated | 180 min | Drama, Family

7.8
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Macauley is a swagman on the road in the 1940s looking for work. He's a laid back, laconic sort of bloke but when he gets landed with his daughter after his drunken play-girl wife in ... See full summary »

Stars: Bryan Brown, Noni Hazlehurst, Rebecca Smart, Lewis Fitz-Gerald

Votes: 268

33. Outback (1989)

Not Rated | 92 min | Action, Drama, Romance

6.0
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Wrangler is an action packed western with romance, action and untamed wilderness.

Director: Ian Barry | Stars: Jeff Fahey, Tushka Bergen, Steven Vidler, Richard Moir

Votes: 142

34. The Overlanders (1946)

Approved | 91 min | Adventure, Western

6.8
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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 »

Director: Harry Watt | Stars: Chips Rafferty, John Nugent Hayward, Daphne Campbell, Jean Blue

Votes: 316

35. The Last Frontier (1986 TV Movie)

180 min | Drama, Romance

6.4
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A single mother from LA marries an Australian cattle rancher following a whirlwind courtship. He returns to Australia ahead of her and her two children, and dies before they arrive. His ... See full summary »

Director: Simon Wincer | Stars: Peter Billingsley, Tony Bonner, Beth Buchanan, Les Dayman

Votes: 110

36. Dingo (1991)

PG | 109 min | Drama, Music

6.9
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Traces the pilgrimage of John Anderson, an average guy with a passion for jazz, from his home in outback Western Australia to the jazz clubs of Paris, to meet his idol, jazz trumpeter Billy... See full summary »

Director: Rolf de Heer | Stars: Colin Friels, Miles Davis, Helen Buday, Joe Petruzzi

Votes: 275

37. The Nullarbor Nymph (2012)

Comedy, Horror

6.7
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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: 40

38. 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.

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

Votes: 289

39. Mirage (1990)

84 min | Action, Horror, Thriller

5.7
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A smiling, sadistic and seemingly demonic young killer in black, who drives a black pick up truck, is hunting three young couples who came to the desert to drink, party and have sex.

Director: Bill Crain | Stars: Jennifer McAllister, Todd Caldecott, Kenny Johnson, Kevin Masterson

Votes: 252

40. Joanne Lees: Murder in the Outback (2007 TV Movie)

95 min | Drama

6.6
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True story about Joanne Lee's partner missing presumed murdered in the Australian outback some years ago.

Director: Tony Tilse | Stars: Bryan Brown, Joanne Froggatt, John Wood, Tom Long

Votes: 278

41. Hotel Coolgardie (2016)

83 min | Documentary

7.6
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On a dusty highway between Australia's most isolated city and its largest gold pit lies Coolgardie - where the arrival every three months of a new pair of foreign backpackers to work the ... See full summary »

Director: Pete Gleeson

Votes: 44

42. Luke's Kingdom (1976– )

60 min

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Luke Firbeck is determined that his settlement in the outback is going to be his kingdom. He is ruthless. He has a deep attraction for his sister, Jassy.

Stars: Oliver Tobias, James Condon, Elizabeth Crosby, Gerard Maguire

Votes: 41

43. Lurking Woods (2016)

93 min | Thriller

8.5
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A 100% Australian Suspense Thriller filmed in Western Australia. Using the state of the art Red Dragon camera.

Director: Rizal Halim | Stars: Troy Coward, Hope Devaney, Daniel Berenger, Chloe Brown

Votes: 11

44. 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: 698

45. Incident at Raven's Gate (1988)

R | 94 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi

5.4
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Ex-con Eddie Cleary gets a job working on his older brother's isolated farm. It's not long before bizarre things start happening--dead birds falling out of the sky, family pets attacking ... See full summary »

Director: Rolf de Heer | Stars: Steven Vidler, Celine O'Leary, Ritchie Singer, Vincent Gil

Votes: 388

46. The Man from Snowy River (1920)

61 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

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A country boy, Jim Conroy, is living a dissolute life in the city, running around with vamp Helen Ross. When his father cuts him off, he is dumped by Helen and returns to the bush.

Directors: Beaumont Smith, John K. Wells | Stars: Cyril Mackay, Stella Southern, Tal Ordell, Hedda Barr

47. 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: 105

48. The Fire in the Stone (1984)

94 min | Family, Drama

7.1
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When his precious cache of opals is stolen, 14-year-old Ernie, who lives with his alcoholic father in the harsh and lawless opal fields of inland Australia, sets out with a friend ... See full summary »

Director: Gary Conway | Stars: Alan Cassell, Paul Smith, Ray Meagher, Linda Hartley

Votes: 33

49. 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.

Director: Igor Auzins | Stars: Angela Punch McGregor, Arthur Dignam, Martin Vaughan, Lewis Fitz-Gerald

Votes: 281

50. 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.

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

Votes: 175