Most Popular "Shaking Hands" Titles
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2. Shine (1996)
PG-13 | 105 min | Biography, Drama, Music
Pianist David Helfgott, driven by his father and teachers, has a breakdown. Years later he returns to the piano, to popular if not critical acclaim.
3. Wake in Fright (1971)
R | 114 min | Drama
John Grant, a bonded teacher, arrives in a rough outback mining town planning to stay overnight before starting his holiday. But one night stretches to several and with the aid of alcohol he plunges headlong toward his own destruction.
4. Strictly Ballroom (1992)
PG | 94 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A maverick dancer risks his career by performing an unusual routine and sets out to succeed with a new partner.
6. My Stepmother Is an Alien (1988)
PG-13 | 105 min | Comedy, Romance, Sci-Fi
An alien is sent on a secret mission to Earth, where she appears as a gorgeous, attractive, and single lady. Her mission is to make contact with a rather nerdy young scientist, who's quite ... See full summary »
7. Zorba the Greek (1964)
Unrated | 142 min | Adventure, Drama
An uptight English writer traveling to Crete on a matter of business finds his life changed forever when he meets the gregarious Alexis Zorba.
8. The Man from Snowy River (1982)
PG | 102 min | Adventure, Drama, Family
Jim Craig has lived his first 18 years in the mountains of Australia on his father's farm. The death of his father forces him to go to the low lands to earn enough money to get the farm ... See full summary »
9. Five Minutes of Heaven (2009)
R | 89 min | Drama
The story of former UVF member Alistair Little. Twenty-five years after Little killed Joe Griffen's brother, the media arrange an auspicious meeting between the two.
10. Fire with Fire (1986)
PG-13 | 103 min | Drama, Romance
A young woman from a Catholic school and a young man from a nearby prison camp fall in love and must run away together to escape the law, the church and their parents.
11. 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.
12. Missing in Action (1984)
R | 101 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
Colonel James Braddock is an American officer who spent seven years in a North Vietnamese POW camp, then escaped 10 years ago. After the bloodiest war, Braddock accompanies a government ... See full summary »
13. Thrashin' (1986)
PG-13 | 93 min | Action, Drama
Two skateboarding gangs battle each other for supremacy, and a member of one gang falls in love with the sister of his rival.
14. Madhouse (1974)
PG | 89 min | Crime, Horror, Mystery
A horror movie star returns to his famous role after years in a mental institution. But the character seems to be committing murders independent of his will.
15. Forbidden World (1982)
R | 77 min | Horror, Sci-Fi
In the distant future, a federation marshal arrives at a research lab on a remote planet where a genetic experiment has gotten lose and begins feeding on the dwindling scientific group.
16. Tim (1979)
Not Rated | 109 min | Drama, Romance
Tim is a young man with below average intelligence. He works as a builder's labourer, and is often taken advantage of by his fellow workers and other people. Mary asks Tim to work around ... See full summary »
18. The Apprenticeship of Duddy Kravitz (1974)
PG | 120 min | Comedy, Drama
The younger son of a working-class Jewish family in Montreal, Duddy Kravitz yearns to make a name for himself in society. This film chronicles his short and dubious rise to power, as well ... See full summary »
19. Android (1982)
PG | 80 min | Sci-Fi
Eccentric scientist Dr.Daniel and his shy, clumsy assistant Max, lead a quiet life on their space station where they carry out illegal research into androids, until they receive an ... See full summary »
20. The Adventures of Barry McKenzie (1972)
114 min | Comedy
Young Australian, Barry McKenzie, travels to England with his Aunt Edna after his father dies and a request is revealed in his will.
21. Missing in Action 2: The Beginning (1985)
R | 100 min | Action, Drama, Thriller
Prequel to the first Missing In Action, set in the early 1980s it shows the capture of Colonel Braddock during the Vietnam war in the 1970s, and his captivity with other American POWs in a brutal prison camp, and his plans to escape.
23. El Norte (1983)
R | 141 min | Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Mayan Indian peasants, tired of being thought of as nothing more than "brazos fuertes" ("strong arms", i.e., manual laborers) and organizing in an effort to improve their lot in life, are ... See full summary »
24. Dead End Drive-In (1986)
R | 92 min | Action, Drama, Horror
In the near future, drive-in theatres are turned into concentration camps for the undesirable and unemployed. The prisoners don't really care to escape because they are fed and they have a ... See full summary »
25. 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.
26. Prisoners of the Sun (1990)
R | 108 min | Drama, War
The island of Ambon in Indonesia, 1945. During the War, the number of Australian POWs on the island had dropped from 1100 to less than 300 due to abuses by their Japanese captors. Capt. ... See full summary »
27. They Call Me Bruce? (1982)
PG | 87 min | Comedy, Action
A goofy Korean finds his life hopelessly complicated with people continually confusing him with Bruce Lee.
29. Children of the Revolution (1996)
R | 101 min | Comedy, Drama
Few knew that Stalin spent his last night in the arms of a young Australian woman. Few still knew that their "love-child" brought Australia to the brink of civil war. Until now ...
30. Streets (1990)
R | 85 min | Action, Drama, Thriller
Serious, well-made story of runaways living in Venice, California, under the threat of a psychotic cop who is a serial killer of prostitutes.
31. The Grey Fox (1982)
PG | 110 min | Biography, Drama, Western
When an aging, but gentlemanly stagecoach robber is released from prison, he decides to go to Canada to become a train robber.
33. Celia (1989)
103 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror
An imaginative and somewhat disturbed young girl fantasizes about evil creatures and other oddities to mask her insecurities while growing up in rural Australia.
34. Yol (1982)
PG | 114 min | Drama, Romance
A harsh portrait of Turkey, its people and its authorities, shown through the stories of five prisoners given a week's home leave, and the problems they encounter in adjusting to the world ... See full summary »
35. Puzzle of a Downfall Child (1970)
R | 105 min | Drama
Lou Andreas Sand, a once famous model, recalls her past as she tries to make success in the modeling world of New York, her stressfull workdays, her affair with Mark, an advertising ... See full summary »
36. Heavenly Bodies (1984)
R | 90 min | Drama, Romance
A small "Dance-ercize" studio fights for its existence against the unscrupulous owner of a rival club. The conflict boils down to a "Dance Marathon" to settle the score.
37. Split Image (1982)
R | 110 min | Drama
Young man is sucked into an unnamed religious cult by beautiful girl and gets increasingly under the mind control of the cult leader. After his parents fail in their efforts to talk him out... See full summary »
39. Ticket to Heaven (1981)
PG | 108 min | Drama
David is a young man seduced by a religious cult that uses starvation, exhaustion, and brainwashing to mold recruits into money hustling disciples of a messiah-like leader. Chronicles ... See full summary »
40. They Still Call Me Bruce (1987)
PG | 91 min | Comedy
A Korean man comes to America to thank the American GI who saved his life, but instead winds up running a struggling karate studio.
42. His Majesty O'Keefe (1954)
Approved | 91 min | Action, Adventure, Biography
A Yankee sea captain has adventures in paradise trying to become an entrepreneur in Micronesia.
44. Doomwatch (1972)
PG | 92 min | Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
The waters surrounding an island become contaminated by chemical dumping, and people who eat fish caught in those waters become deformed and violent.
45. Rolling Vengeance (1987)
R | 90 min | Action, Drama
A truck driver builds a special, eight-ton truck to help get revenge against the rednecks who killed his family and raped his girlfriend.
46. Murder by Phone (1982)
R | 95 min | Horror, Thriller, Mystery
A disgruntled phone company employee develops a device whereby those answering a phone can be murdered, and it's up to Nat Bridger to stop the killer.
47. Kiss or Kill (1997)
R | 96 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
After a robbery scam that goes bad, lovers Nikki and Al take off into the Australian outback, pursued by the police and a malevolent footballer named Zipper Doyle, and meet a number of offbeat characters.
48. Deadly Force (1983)
R | 95 min | Action, Crime, Drama
Stoney Cooper, a former Los Angeles police officer, is at a low point in his life. Kicked off the force because of his anti-authority attitude, he now ekes out a living as a freelancer in ... See full summary »
49. The Wise Little Hen (1934)
8 min | Animation, Comedy, Family
The hen is looking for someone to help her plant her corn. Peter Pig and Donald Duck both feign belly aches to get out of the chore. So, with help from her chicks, she plants it herself. ... See full summary »
50. 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 »