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Dead Poets Society
English teacher John Keating inspires his students to a love of poetry and to seize the day. Dir: Peter Weir With: Robin Williams, Robert Sean Leonard, Ethan Hawke Drama 128 mins.
Mad Max: Fury Road
An apocalyptic story set in the furthest reaches of our planet, in a stark desert landscape where humanity is broken... Dir: George Miller With: Tom Hardy, Charlize Theron, Zoë Kravitz Action | Adventure | Thriller
Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone
Rescued from the outrageous neglect of his aunt and uncle, a young boy with a great destiny proves his worth while attending Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. Dir: Chris Columbus With: Daniel Radcliffe, Rupert Grint, Richard Harris Adventure | Family | Fantasy 152 mins.
Selfish yuppie Charlie Babbitt's father left a fortune to his savant brother Raymond and a pittance to Charlie; they travel cross-country. Dir: Barry Levinson With: Dustin Hoffman, Tom Cruise, Valeria Golino Drama 133 mins.
Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time
A young fugitive prince and princess must stop a villain who unknowingly threatens to destroy the world with a special dagger that enables the magic sand inside to reverse time. Dir: Mike Newell With: Jake Gyllenhaal, Gemma Arterton, Ben Kingsley Action | Adventure | Fantasy | Romance 116 mins.
The English Patient
At the close of WWII, a young nurse tends to a badly-burned plane crash victim. His past is shown in flashbacks, revealing an involvement in a fateful love affair. Dir: Anthony Minghella With: Ralph Fiennes, Juliette Binoche, Willem Dafoe Drama | Romance | War 162 mins.
The Perfect Storm
An unusually intense storm pattern catches some commercial fishermen unaware and puts them in mortal danger. Dir: Wolfgang Petersen With: George Clooney, Mark Wahlberg, Diane Lane Action | Adventure | Drama | Thriller 130 mins.
On New Year's Eve, the luxury ocean liner, Poseidon, capsizes after being swamped by a rogue wave. The survivors are left to fight for survival as they attempt to escape the sinking ship. Dir: Wolfgang Petersen With: Richard Dreyfuss, Kurt Russell, Emmy Rossum Action | Adventure | Drama | Thriller 98 mins.
In the waning days of the American Civil War, a wounded soldier embarks on a perilous journey back home to Cold Mountain, North Carolina to reunite with his sweetheart. Dir: Anthony Minghella With: Jude Law, Nicole Kidman, Renée Zellweger Drama | Romance | War 154 mins.
The Water Horse
A lonely boy discovers a mysterious egg that hatches a sea creature of Scottish legend. Dir: Jay Russell With: Emily Watson, David Morrissey, Alex Etel Adventure | Family | Fantasy 112 mins.
The Talented Mr. Ripley
In late 1950s New York, Tom Ripley, a young underachiever, is sent to Italy to retrieve a rich and spoiled millionaire playboy, named Dickie Greenleaf. But when the errand fails, Ripley takes extreme measures. Dir: Anthony Minghella With: Matt Damon, Gwyneth Paltrow, Jude Law Crime | Drama | Music | Thriller 139 mins.
Revolves around Frank, an American tourist visiting Italy to mend a broken heart. Elise is an extraordinary woman who deliberately crosses his path. Dir: Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck With: Johnny Depp, Angelina Jolie, Paul Bettany Action | Romance | Thriller 103 mins.
The Rum Diary
American journalist Paul Kemp takes on a freelance job in Puerto Rico for a local newspaper during the 1960s and struggles to find a balance between island culture and the expatriates who live there. Dir: Bruce Robinson With: Johnny Depp, Giovanni Ribisi, Aaron Eckhart Comedy | Drama 120 mins.
Friends on a camping trip discover that the town they're vacationing in is being plagued in an unusual fashion by parasitic aliens from outer space. Dir: Lawrence Kasdan With: Morgan Freeman, Thomas Jane, Jason Lee Drama | Horror | Sci-Fi | Thriller 136 mins.
A woman and her daughter emigrate from Mexico for a better life in America, where they start working for a family where the patriarch is a newly celebrated chef with an insecure wife. Dir: James L. Brooks With: Adam Sandler, Téa Leoni, Paz Vega Comedy | Drama | Romance 131 mins.
A young Amish boy is sole witness to a murder; policeman John Book goes into hiding in Amish country to protect him until the trial. Dir: Peter Weir With: Harrison Ford, Kelly McGillis, Lukas Haas Crime | Drama | Romance | Thriller 112 mins.
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. Dir: Peter Weir With: Mel Gibson, Mark Lee, Bill Kerr Adventure | Drama | History | War 110 mins.
A young lawyer joins a prestigious law firm only to discover that it has a sinister dark side. Dir: Sydney Pollack With: Tom Cruise, Jeanne Tripplehorn, Gene Hackman Drama | Mystery | Thriller 154 mins.
City of Angels
Inspired by the modern classic, Wings of Desire, City involves an angel (Cage) who is spotted by a doctor in an operating room. Franz plays Cage's buddy who somehow knows a lot about angels. Dir: Brad Silberling With: Nicolas Cage, Meg Ryan, Andre Braugher Drama | Fantasy | Romance 114 mins.
The Mosquito Coast
An eccentric and dogmatic inventor sells his house and takes his family to Central America to build an ice factory in the middle of the jungle... Dir: Peter Weir With: Harrison Ford, Helen Mirren, River Phoenix Adventure | Drama | Thriller 117 mins.
The Year of Living Dangerously
A young Australian reporter tries to navigate the political turmoil of Indonesia during the rule of President Sukarno with the help of a diminutive photographer. Dir: Peter Weir With: Mel Gibson, Sigourney Weaver, Linda Hunt Drama | Romance | War 115 mins.
The American President
Comedy-drama about a widowed U.S. president and a lobbyist who fall in love. It's all above-board, but "politics is perception" and sparks fly anyway. Dir: Rob Reiner With: Michael Douglas, Annette Bening, Martin Sheen Comedy | Drama | Romance 114 mins.
Henry Hackett is the editor of a New York City tabloid. He is a workaholic who loves his job, but the long hours and low pay are leading to discontent... Dir: Ron Howard With: Michael Keaton, Glenn Close, Robert Duvall Comedy | Drama 112 mins.
Picnic at Hanging Rock
During a rural 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. Dir: Peter Weir With: Rachel Roberts, Anne-Louise Lambert, Vivean Gray Drama | Mystery 115 mins.
A young man who escaped the clutches of a murderous hitch-hiker is subsequently stalked, framed for the hitcher's crimes, and has his life made into hell by the same man he escaped. Dir: Robert Harmon With: Rutger Hauer, C. Thomas Howell, Jennifer Jason Leigh Action | Thriller 97 mins.
A boy develops a disease so rare that nobody is working on a cure, so his father decides to learn all about it and tackle the problem himself. Dir: George Miller With: Nick Nolte, Susan Sarandon, Peter Ustinov Drama 129 mins.
Two Cops have to observe a woman. One of them falls in love with her. Dir: John Badham With: Richard Dreyfuss, Emilio Estevez, Madeleine Stowe Action | Comedy | Crime | Romance | Thriller 117 mins.
Ghosts of Mississippi
The widow of murdered civil rights leader Medger Evers and a district attorney struggle to finally bring the murderer to justice. Dir: Rob Reiner With: Alec Baldwin, James Woods, Whoopi Goldberg Drama 130 mins.
At First Sight
A blind man has an operation to regain his sight at the urging of his girlfriend and must deal with the changes to his life. Dir: Irwin Winkler With: Val Kilmer, Mira Sorvino, Kelly McGillis Drama | Romance 128 mins.
Gorillas in the Mist
The story of Dian Fossey, a scientist who came to Africa to study the vanishing mountain gorillas, and later fought to protect them. Dir: Michael Apted With: Sigourney Weaver, Bryan Brown, Julie Harris Biography | Drama 129 mins.
Children of a Lesser God
James is a new speech teacher at a school for the deaf. He falls for Sarah, a pupil who decided to stay... Dir: Randa Haines With: William Hurt, Marlee Matlin, Piper Laurie Drama | Romance 119 mins.
Jack McKee is a doctor with it all: he's successful, he's rich, and he has no problems.... until he is diagnosed with throat cancer... Dir: Randa Haines With: William Hurt, Christine Lahti, Elizabeth Perkins Drama 122 mins.
Two BMX expert bikers and a friend of theirs (Kidman) become entangled with a group of bank robbers after discovering a carton of walkie-talkies. Dir: Brian Trenchard-Smith With: David Argue, John Ley, Nicole Kidman Adventure | Crime | Drama 88 mins.
The Last Wave
A Sydney lawyer defends five Aborigines in a ritualized taboo murder and in the process learns disturbing things about himself. Dir: Peter Weir With: Richard Chamberlain, Olivia Hamnett, David Gulpilil Drama | Mystery | Thriller 106 mins.
Laura is trying to pick up the pieces of her life after the murder of her husband and son, and goes on vacation with her sister to Burma... Dir: John Boorman With: Patricia Arquette, U Aung Ko, Frances McDormand Action | Drama 100 mins.
Patrick Foley has been on the move all his life. Tired of drifting, he wants to spend his last days in an isolated Australian valley where he grew up... Dir: Peter Collinson With: William Holden, Ricky Schroder, Jack Thompson Adventure | Drama 97 mins.
HBO First Look
(1992 TV Series)
Behind-the-scenes look at upcoming feature films, featuring interview commentary with their casts and crews. With: Tom Hanks, Sandra Bullock, Will Smith Documentary 13 mins.
HBO First Look
(1992 TV Series)
Episode: Creating 'The Perfect Storm' (2000) HBO First Look at the behind the scenes making of "The Perfect Storm." Dir: Dave McVeigh, Scott McVeigh With: Karen Allen, George Clooney, Walt Conti Documentary 20 mins.
The Odd Angry Shot
In between drinking cans of Fosters beer, Australian soldiers tread on a few landmines, and generally experience the war in Vietnam. Dir: Tom Jeffrey With: Graham Kennedy, John Hargreaves, John Jarratt Action | Comedy | War 92 mins.
Not Quite Hollywood: The Wild, Untold Story of Ozploitation!
The story of the Australian exploitation genre cinema of 1970s and 80s. Dir: Mark Hartley With: Phillip Adams, Glory Annen, Christine Amor Documentary 103 mins.
Mad Dog Morgan
The true story of Irish outlaw Daniel Morgan, who is wanted, dead or alive, in Australia during the 1850s. Dir: Philippe Mora With: Dennis Hopper, Jack Thompson, David Gulpilil Action | Crime | Drama | History | Western 102 mins.
The 69th Annual Academy Awards
(1997 TV Special)
Dir: Louis J. Horvitz, Shanda Sawyer With: Billy Crystal, Muhammad Ali, Joan Allen
A plane crashes just after takeoff and the only survivor, the pilot walks out of the wreckage. He doesn't remember the explosion or the crash, but 300 passengers & crew are dead. As the investigation goes on people are wanting answers. Dir: David Hemmings With: Robert Powell, Jenny Agutter, Joseph Cotten Horror | Mystery | Thriller 87 mins.
Careful, He Might Hear You
Family jealousies. His mother dead, PS lives in Sydney with working-class Aunt Lily and Uncle George... Dir: Carl Schultz With: Wendy Hughes, Robyn Nevin, Nicholas Gledhill Drama 110 mins.
Hong Kong Inspector Fang Sing Leng travels to Australia to extradite a drug dealer. When the hood is assassinated on his way to court, everyone suspects Jack Wilton, a crime lord who the local police haven't been able to pick up. Dir: Brian Trenchard-Smith, Yu Wang With: Yu Wang, George Lazenby, Hugh Keays-Byrne Action | Drama | Adventure 111 mins.
Visions of Light
Cameramen and women discuss the craft and art of cinematography and of the "DP" (the director of photography)... Dir: Arnold Glassman, Todd McCarthy With: Conrad L. Hall, John Bailey, Vilmos Zsigmond Documentary | History 92 mins.
Till There Was You
Dir: John Seale With: Mark Harmon, Martin Garner, Gregory T. Daniel Adventure | Drama | Romance 90 mins.
The Sex Therapist
Dir: Tim Burstall With: Graeme Blundell, Abigail, Lynette Curran Comedy 95 mins.
110 of the world's top cinematographers discuss the art of how and why films look the way they do. Dir: Jon Fauer With: Remi Adefarasin, Russ T. Alsobrook, Howard A. Anderson III Documentary 86 mins.
Dir: Donald Crombie With: Michael Craig, Simon Burke, Robyn Nevin Drama | Romance 108 mins.
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. Dir: Bruce Beresford With: Terence Donovan, Tony Bonner, Ed Devereaux Crime | Action | Thriller | Drama 92 mins.
Based on the children's novel by celebrated South Australian author 'Colin Thiele', this is an emotional... Dir: Carl Schultz With: Hardy Krüger, Greg Rowe, Liddy Clark Adventure | Drama | Family 88 mins.
Dir: Donald Crombie With: Helen Morse, Takis Emmanuel, Jack Thompson Drama | Romance 100 mins.
Fatty Finn raises dough for a new radio. Along the way, he encounters mishaps with a gang of bullies. Dir: Maurice Murphy With: Ben Oxenbould, Rebecca Rigg, Jeremy Larsson Family | Fantasy | Comedy 91 mins.
After World War II, 4,000 Polish families came to Australia. They were Jews, Fascists, anti-Communists... Dir: Sophia Turkiewicz With: Gosia Dobrowolska, Ivar Kants, Anna Maria Monticelli Drama 101 mins.
Biopic of Australian 3 Time Olympic Gold Medalist swimmer Dawn Fraser. Dir: Ken Hannam With: Bronwyn Mackay-Payne, Ron Haddrick, Bunney Brooke Biography | Drama | Sport 109 mins.
The escapades of Ginger Meggs, local larrikin. He's trying to win the heart of Minnie Peters, but the pressures of school, his rival Eddie Coogan and bully Tiger Kelly make life tough for him. Besides, there's fishing to be done. Dir: Jonathan Dawson With: Garry McDonald, Ross Higgins, Gwen Plumb Comedy | History 100 mins.
Dir: Brian Trenchard-Smith With: John Hargreaves, Grant Page, Margaret Gerard Action | Adventure 93 mins.
John Seale and Peter Weir on 'Dead Poet's Society'
With: Peter Weir, John Seale, Peter Thompson 29 mins.
Fighting Back will bring you face-to-face with the unpleasant reality and disruptive consequences of a deeply disturbed young mind... Dir: Michael Caulfield With: Lewis Fitz-Gerald, Paul Smith, Kris McQuade Drama 100 mins.
The Empty Beach
A down-on-his-luck P.I. is hired by a beautiful woman to find her missing husband who disappeared after receiving some tapes. Dir: Chris Thomson With: Bryan Brown, Anna Maria Monticelli, Ray Barrett Thriller 85 mins.
(1985 TV Series)
A collection of different stories studying how humans react and emote with each other. With: Mercia Deane-Johns, Esben Storm, Edwin Avedissian Drama 50 mins.
(1985 TV Series)
Episode: Top Kid (1985) A collection of different stories studying how humans react and emote with each other. Dir: Carl Schultz With: Michele Fawdon, Sheridan Murphy, Daniel Murphy Drama 50 mins.
Doctors & Nurses
Dir: Maurice Murphy With: Pamela Stephenson, Bert Newton, Richard Meikle Family | Comedy 89 mins.
Australians Hit Hollywood
Since Errol Flynn became a Hollywood movie star in the 1930's Australians have been following their artistic dreams to America... Dir: Kalee St. Clair With: Jenni Baird, Michala Banas, Stuart Beattie Documentary 55 mins.
(1973 TV Series)
With: Tom Bell, James Laurenson, John Thaw Drama 90 mins.
(1973 TV Series)
Episode: Tully (1975) Dir: James Gatward With: Anthony Valentine, Barbara Nielsen, Jack Thompson Drama 78 mins.
Break of Day
Tom Cooper, a married man recently returned from WWI, falls in love with an artist visiting his country town... Dir: Ken Hannam With: Sara Kestelman, Andrew McFarlane, Ingrid Mason Drama | History | Romance | War 112 mins.
Climbing 'Cold Mountain'
Dir: Tim Bricknell, Laura Luchetti With: Steve E. Andrews, Albert Berger, John D. Bert Documentary 74 mins.
Dir: John McCallum With: Googie Withers, John Laws, Alfred Sandor Comedy 89 mins.
Weekend of Shadows
Dir: Tom Jeffrey With: John Waters, Wyn Roberts, Graham Rouse Crime | Drama 95 mins.
Dir: Carl Schultz With: Ray Barrett, Robyn Nevin, Janet Scrivener Drama 119 mins.
The Hitcher: 'How Do These Movies Get Made?'
Dir: Jörg Bauer With: Eric Red, Edward S. Feldman, Robert Harmon Documentary 38 mins.
Dir: Keith Fulton With: Andre Braugher, Nicolas Cage, Shay Cunliffe Documentary 29 mins.
(1977 TV Movie)
A tale of trotting or harness racing in the early 20th century. Dir: Don Chaffey With: Tom Farley, Robert Bettles, Andrew McFarlane Family | Adventure 85 mins.
Entrenched: The Making of 'Gallipoli'
With: David Argue, Su Armstrong, Bill Gammage Documentary 64 mins.
Poseidon: A Ship on a Soundstage
With: Mike Fleiss, Wolfgang Petersen, Josh Lucas 23 mins.
New South Wales Images
What is New South Wales like, what type of people live there? The documentary attempts to answer this by showing a diverse range of its inhabitants from the Premier, Mr. Neville Wran, through various occupations. Dir: Russell Boyd With: Joseph, Ms. Lombard, Dick Pagett-Cook Documentary 55 mins.
Between Two Worlds: The Making of 'Witness'
With: Edward S. Feldman, Harrison Ford, Lukas Haas Documentary 64 mins.
(1998 Short Film)
Dir: Derin Seale With: Brendan Donoghue, Alfred Bell, Claude Widtmann 12 mins.
On Location with 'The Irishman'
On set, on location footage of the filming of the 1977 Australian film The Irishman with narration by producer Anthony Buckley. Dir: David Williamson With: Bryan Brown, Anthony Buckley, Simon Burke 9 mins.
Caddie on Location
Mute 1975 on-location footage of the filming of Caddie taken by focus puller David Williamson with new 2002 commentary by the film's producer Anthony Buckley. Dir: David Williamson With: Anthony Buckley, Helen Morse, Donald Crombie 13 mins.
With: Malona P. Badelt, Edouard F. Henriques, Dean Striepeke Documentary 13 mins.