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1. Mad Max Beyond Thunderdome (1985)

PG-13 | 107 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

6.3
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80 Metascore

After being exiled from the most advanced town in post apocalyptic Australia, a drifter travels with a group of abandoned children to rebel against the town's queen.

Directors: George Miller, George Ogilvie | Stars: Mel Gibson, Tina Turner, Bruce Spence, Adam Cockburn

Votes: 110,318 | Gross: $36.20M

2. The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert (1994)

R | 104 min | Comedy, Music

7.5
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68 Metascore

Two drag performers and a transgender woman travel across the desert to perform their unique style of cabaret.

Director: Stephan Elliott | Stars: Hugo Weaving, Guy Pearce, Terence Stamp, Rebel Penfold-Russell

Votes: 39,934 | Gross: $11.22M

3. McLeod's Daughters (2001– )

TV-14 | 45 min | Drama

7.2
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Five women run a cattle station, "Drover's Run", in the outback of South Australia.

Stars: Aaron Jeffery, Rachael Carpani, Simmone Mackinnon, Bridie Carter

Votes: 3,761

4. Life (2009)

TV-G | 473 min | Documentary

9.1
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David Attenborough's legendary BBC crew explains and shows wildlife all over planet earth in 10 episodes. The first is an overview the challenges facing life, the others are dedicated to ... See full summary »

Stars: David Attenborough, Oprah Winfrey, Doug Allan, Michael Pitts

Votes: 29,384

5. Shine (1996)

PG-13 | 105 min | Biography, Drama, Music

7.7
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87 Metascore

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.

Director: Scott Hicks | Stars: Geoffrey Rush, Armin Mueller-Stahl, Justin Braine, Sonia Todd

Votes: 45,883 | Gross: $35.81M

6. Raising the Bar (2016)

Not Rated | 93 min | Family, Sport

5.9
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16-year-old Kelly quits an elite gymnastics program in America and moves to Australia. To help out a new friend and show up an old rival , because a girl broke her leg Kelly re-enters ... See full summary »

Director: Clay Glen | Stars: Kelli Berglund, Lili Karamalikis, Tess Fowler, Emily Morris

Votes: 502

7. Sweet Country (2017)

110 min | Adventure, Crime, Drama

7.1
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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: 218

8. Cargo (I) (2017)

105 min | Drama, Thriller

7.4
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CARGO is a post apocalyptic thriller and an emotional story of a father trying to save his child at all costs.

Directors: Ben Howling, Yolanda Ramke | Stars: Martin Freeman, Anthony Hayes, Susie Porter, Caren Pistorius

Votes: 59

9. Picnic at Hanging Rock (1975)

PG | 115 min | Drama, Mystery

7.6
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During a rural summer picnic, a few students and a teacher from an Australian girls' school vanish without a trace. Their absence frustrates and haunts the people left behind.

Director: Peter Weir | Stars: Rachel Roberts, Anne-Louise Lambert, Vivean Gray, Helen Morse

Votes: 27,536 | Gross: $0.08M

10. The Snowtown Murders (2011)

Not Rated | 119 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

6.6
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66 Metascore

Based on true events, 16 year-old Jamie falls in with his mother's new boyfriend and his crowd of self-appointed neighborhood watchmen, a relationship that leads to a spree of torture and murder.

Director: Justin Kurzel | Stars: Lucas Pittaway, Daniel Henshall, Louise Harris, Bob Adriaens

Votes: 14,690 | Gross: $0.01M

11. 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: 10,961 | Gross: $0.05M

12. Storm Boy (2018)

Drama, Family | Post-production

Based on the beloved book, Storm Boy is a highly emotional tale of a young boy growing up on the beautiful but uninhabited coastline of Southern Australia who unexpectedly rescues and then ... See full summary »

Director: Shawn Seet | Stars: Geoffrey Rush, Jai Courtney, Morgana Davies, Erik Thomson

13. Breaker Morant (1980)

PG | 107 min | Drama, History, War

7.9
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Three Australian lieutenants are court martialed for executing prisoners as a way of deflecting attention from war crimes committed by their superior officers.

Director: Bruce Beresford | Stars: Edward Woodward, Jack Thompson, John Waters, Bryan Brown

Votes: 10,699 | Gross: $7.14M

14. 2:37 (2006)

91 min | Drama

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At 2:37, someone commits suicide in the school lavatory. The day is told up to that point from the viewpoint of six different students.

Director: Murali K. Thalluri | Stars: Teresa Palmer, Frank Sweet, Sam Harris, Charles Baird

Votes: 6,503

15. Beautiful Kate (2009)

R | 100 min | Drama, Mystery

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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: 2,936

16. I Am Mother

Sci-Fi, Thriller | Filming

A teenage girl is raised underground by a robot "Mother" -- designed to repopulate the earth following an extinction event. But their unique bond is threatened when an inexplicable stranger arrives with alarming news.

Director: Grant Sputore | Stars: Hilary Swank, Luke Hawker, Clara Rugaard, Tahlia Sturzaker

17. Rain Shadow (2007– )

60 min | Drama

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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: 171

18. Going for Gold (2017)

Drama, Family, Sport | Post-production

Seventeen year old, Emma joins a high school cheerleading team when she moves to Australia with her dad who is a former Air Force Officer.

Director: Clay Glen | Stars: Kelli Berglund, Martha Lott

19. Where the Green Ants Dream (1984)

R | 100 min | Drama

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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

20. Hammers Over the Anvil (1993)

Not Rated | 97 min | Biography, Drama, Romance

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This is the story of the crippled young Alan Marshall and his hero worship of the local he-man horse trainer East Driscoll, the schoolboy crush Alan has on the local aristocratic English ... See full summary »

Director: Ann Turner | Stars: Charlotte Rampling, Russell Crowe, Alexander Outhred, Frankie J. Holden

Votes: 518

21. Fucking Adelaide (2017)

Comedy, Drama

8.6
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A 6 part series about three close but disparate siblings who reunite in Adelaide. But when they discover their mother is selling their childhood home, their middle class freedoms and sense ... See full summary »

Stars: Pamela Rabe, Brendan Maclean, Audrey Mason-Hyde, Beau Travis Williams

Votes: 8

22. Hey Hey It's Esther Blueburger (2008)

PG-13 | 103 min | Comedy, Drama

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A coming-of-age story about a 13-year-old girl trying to fit into both a posh private school and an ordinary public school.

Director: Cathy Randall | Stars: Danielle Catanzariti, Cassandra Jinman, Talia Monaghan, Yen Yen Stender

Votes: 1,287 | Gross: $0.01M

23. Storm Boy (1976)

Not Rated | 88 min | Drama, Family

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Mike is a lonely Australian boy living in a coastal wilderness with his reclusive father. In search of friendship he encounters an Aboriginal native loner and the two form a bond in the care of orphaned pelicans.

Director: Henri Safran | Stars: Greg Rowe, Peter Cummins, David Gulpilil, Judy Dick

Votes: 765

24. Kiss or Kill (1997)

R | 96 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

6.4
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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.

Director: Bill Bennett | Stars: Matt Day, Frances O'Connor, Tiffany Peters, Julie Wood

Votes: 1,218 | Gross: $0.73M

25. Birthday (IV) (2009)

Not Rated | 104 min | Drama

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M is the most esteemed professional of the many girls at Scarlet's but, even on her birthday, it's business as usual. M's trade is sex, but sex doesn't sell the way it used to; what clients are searching for, paying for, is love.

Director: James Harkness | Stars: Natalie Eleftheriadis, Kestie Morassi, Richard Wilson, Travis McMahon

Votes: 51

26. The Nullarbor Nymph (2012)

66 min | Comedy, Horror

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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

28. Parklands (1996)

51 min | Drama

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Rosie returns to her home city on the death of her father, a former policeman. His diaries hint at corruption, and she also receives hints and veiled threats which support her suspicions. ... See full summary »

Director: Kathryn Millard | Stars: Cate Blanchett, Tony Martin, Carmel Johnson, Tony Mack

Votes: 63

29. Pine Gap (2018)

360 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller | Announced

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30. Sunday Too Far Away (1975)

Not Rated | 94 min | Drama

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A hard-drinking but hard-working gun shearer leads a group of Outback sheep herders into striking after wealthy landowners attempt to drive them from their territory.

Director: Ken Hannam | Stars: Jack Thompson, Max Cullen, Robert Bruning, Jerry Thomas

Votes: 549

31. The Shiralee (1987– )

Not Rated | 180 min | Drama, Family

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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: 270

32. Blue Fin (1978)

PG | 88 min | Adventure, Drama, Family

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Based on the children's novel by celebrated South Australian author 'Colin Thiele', this is an emotional father and son story about tuna fishing of Southern Blue Fin tuna in South ... See full summary »

Directors: Carl Schultz, Bruce Beresford | Stars: Hardy Krüger, Greg Rowe, Liddy Clark, John Jarratt

Votes: 156

33. Robbery Under Arms (1957)

Not Rated | 83 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

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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: 138

34. Ground Zero (1987)

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

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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

35. The Last Frontier (1986 TV Movie)

180 min | Drama, Romance

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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. Robbery Under Arms (1985)

Not Rated | 141 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

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Fourth adaptation and first made for television of the classic Australian bushranger novel "Robbery Under Arms" by Rolf Boldrewood. Made by the South Australian Film Corporation during the ... See full summary »

Directors: Donald Crombie, Ken Hannam | Stars: Sam Neill, Steven Vidler, Christopher Cummins, Liz Newman

Votes: 158

37. Money Movers (1978)

R | 92 min | Crime, Action, Thriller

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An armoured car company is the target of repeated heists. Company leadership is enforcing new measures in order to tighten the security. However, the biggest danger of a new heist lies within the company's own ranks.

Director: Bruce Beresford | Stars: Terence Donovan, Tony Bonner, Ed Devereaux, Charles 'Bud' Tingwell

Votes: 327

38. Dance Me to My Song (1998)

Not Rated | 101 min | Drama, Romance

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The wheelchair-bound Julia (Heather Rose), who cannot walk, feed or dress herself, communicates via her computerized electronic voice synthesizer. Her sympathetic lesbian sister Rix (Rena ... See full summary »

Director: Rolf de Heer | Stars: Heather Rose, Joey Kennedy, John Brumpton, Rena Owen

Votes: 275

39. Highly Strung (2015)

90 min | Documentary, History, Music

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"Highly Strung" A story of passion...of obsession...and possession A journey into a rarefied world of elusive tones evoked by horsehair on catgut, of investors lured to spend millions on ... See full summary »

Director: Scott Hicks | Star: Scott Hicks

Votes: 32

40. Hand Grenade (2017)

91 min | Comedy, Drama, Mystery

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A family brought together by friendship and love. Two couples and their desire to conceive a child, but someone has a secret that will tear the family apart.

Director: Paul Dangerfield | Stars: Aaron Broomhall, Krystal Brock, Kale Brock, Melissa Martins

41. Pacific Banana (1981)

R | 82 min | Comedy

4.8
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The story of a pair of Australian pilots working for a small South Pacific airline. Paul, a wildly successful womanizer, leaving conquests at every port and Martin, sad and lonely in his ... See full summary »

Director: John D. Lamond | Stars: Graeme Blundell, Robin Stewart, Deborah Gray, Alyson Best

Votes: 118

42. Glass: A Portrait of Philip in Twelve Parts (2007)

Not Rated | 119 min | Documentary, Biography, Music

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55 Metascore

Academy Award®-nominated director Scott Hicks ("Shine") documents an eventful year in the career and personal life of distinguished Western classical composer Philip Glass as he interacts ... See full summary »

Director: Scott Hicks | Stars: Philip Glass, Holly Critchlow, Chuck Close, JoAnne Akalaitis

Votes: 638 | Gross: $0.02M

43. The Last of the Knucklemen (1979)

Not Rated | 93 min | Drama

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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

44. Ten Empty (2008)

95 min | Drama

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A disillusioned son's trip home is complicated when ten years of family secrets explode over one weekend.

Director: Anthony Hayes | Stars: Daniel Frederiksen, Lucy Bell, Ethan McIver, Nathan McIver

Votes: 183

45. Freedom (1982)

Not Rated | 102 min | Drama

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Ron, a young man in his late teens or early 20s, but emotionally younger, has no visible, employable assets, yet rails at his status in life -- blaming everyone for the fact that his dreams are not coming true.

Director: Scott Hicks | Stars: Jon Blake, Candy Raymond, Jad Capelja, Charles 'Bud' Tingwell

Votes: 63

46. Selkie (2000)

88 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy

6.4
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When a teenaged boy learns that his mother has taken a job on a remote island off mainland Australia, he is shattered that he must leave his friends and girlfriend and come with them. But ... See full summary »

Director: Donald Crombie | Stars: Shimon Moore, Chelsea Bruland, Mariana Rego, Elspeth Ballantyne

Votes: 71

47. Closed for Winter (2009)

85 min | Drama

5.4
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Tells the story of a woman's journey to overcome the events of the past and to find a way to move on. It is a story of dark secrets and the power of and celebration of letting go.

Director: James Bogle | Stars: Natalie Imbruglia, Daniel Frederiksen, Deborah Kennedy, Danielle Catanzariti

Votes: 326

48. Top End Wedding (2018)

Comedy | Announced

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Director: Wayne Blair | Star: Miranda Tapsell

49. Caterpillar Wish (2006)

Not Rated | 100 min | Drama

6.9
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A young girl's view on belonging and loss.

Director: Sandra Sciberras | Stars: Victoria Thaine, Jamie Black, Susie Porter, Wendy Hughes

Votes: 239

50. 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