Most Popular Titles With Russell Boyd
1. Liar Liar (1997)
PG-13 | 86 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
A fast track lawyer can't lie for 24 hours due to his son's birthday wish after the lawyer turns his son down for the last time.
2. Picnic at Hanging Rock (1975)
PG | 115 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance
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.
PG-13 | 138 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
During the Napoleonic Wars, a brash British captain pushes his ship and crew to their limits in pursuit of a formidable French war vessel around South America.
4. Ghost Rider (2007)
PG-13 | 114 min | Action, Fantasy, Thriller
Stunt motorcyclist Johnny Blaze gives up his soul to become a hellblazing vigilante, to fight against power hungry Blackheart, the son of the devil himself.
5. Tin Cup (1996)
R | 135 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A washed up golf pro working at a driving range tries to qualify for the US Open in order to win the heart of his succesful rival's girlfriend.
7. Crocodile Dundee (1986)
PG-13 | 97 min | Adventure, Comedy
An American reporter goes to the Australian outback to meet an eccentric crocodile poacher and invites him to New York City.
9. Stealth (2005)
PG-13 | 121 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Deeply ensconced in a top-secret military program, three pilots struggle to bring an artificial intelligence program under control before it initiates the next world war.
12. The Year of Living Dangerously (1982)
PG | 115 min | Drama, Romance, War
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.
14. Doctor Dolittle (1998)
PG-13 | 85 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy
A Doctor finds out that he can understand what animals are saying. And the animals find out that he understands.
15. Gallipoli (1981)
PG | 110 min | Adventure, Drama, History
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.
16. American Outlaws (2001)
PG-13 | 94 min | Action, Western
When a Midwest town learns that a corrupt railroad baron has captured the deeds to their homesteads without their knowledge, a group of young ranchers join forces to take back what is ... See full summary »
17. Tender Mercies (1983)
PG | 92 min | Drama, Music
A broken-down, middle-aged country singer gets a new wife, reaches out to his long-lost daughter, and tries to put his troubled life back together.
18. Operation Dumbo Drop (1995)
PG | 107 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy
To keep the loyalty of a village during the Vietnam war, a U.S. Army officer and his unit struggle to deliver it a live elephant.
19. The Last Wave (1977)
PG | 106 min | Drama, Fantasy, Mystery
A Sydney lawyer defends five Aborigines in a ritualized taboo murder and in the process learns disturbing things about himself and premonitions.
20. Oscar and Lucinda (1997)
R | 132 min | Drama, Romance
In mid-1800s England, Oscar is a young Anglican priest, a misfit and an outcast, but with the soul of an angel. As a boy, even though from a strict Pentecostal family, he felt God told him ... See full summary »
21. The Rescue (1988)
PG | 97 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
A team of Navy S.E.A.L.s are sent to destroy a disabled submarine so it will not fall into the wrong hands. They complete their mission, but are captured before they can return to their ... See full summary »
22. In Country (1989)
R | 120 min | Drama, Romance, War
Samantha Hughes, a teenaged Kentucky girl, never knew her father, who died in Vietnam before her birth. Samantha lives with her uncle Emmett, who also served in Vietnam. Emmett hangs around... See full summary »
24. Cobb (1994)
R | 128 min | Biography, Drama, Sport
A reporter hired to write the 'official' biography of Ty Cobb discovers just how dark the baseball legend's real story is.
25. Mrs. Soffel (1984)
PG-13 | 110 min | Drama, Romance
Peter Soffel is the stuffy warden of a remote American prison around the turn of the century. His wife, Kate, finds herself attracted to prisoner Ed Biddle. She abandons her husband and ... See full summary »
26. A Town Like Alice (1981 TV Mini-Series)
301 min | Drama, Romance, War
Set against the brutal chaos of World War II, a love story begins that will take two lovers through a living nightmare of captivity, across three continents and two decades. From the steamy... See full summary »
27. Dragon Flies (1975)
R | 111 min | Action, Drama, Adventure
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.
29. Company Man (2000)
PG-13 | 86 min | Comedy
A high school teacher in the 60s becomes an international spy and becomes involved in a plot to overthrow Fidel Castro.
30. 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 »
31. The Chain Reaction (1980)
92 min | Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
An earthquake in rural Australia causes a dangerous leak at WALDO, a nuclear waste storage facility. Heinrich Schmidt, an engineer badly hurt in the accident, knows that the leak will ... See full summary »
33. High Tide (1987)
PG-13 | 101 min | Drama
Story about a backup singer for an Elvis impersonator who re-enters her past when she leaves a tour in a small town and finds her daughter in a mobile home park.
34. Turtle Beach (1992)
R | 90 min | Drama, Thriller
Reporter Judith Wilkes leaves her husband and two sons in Sydney and goes to Malaysia to cover the story of the Vietnamese boat people. She becomes romantically involved with Kanan, and ... See full summary »
35. Starstruck (1982)
PG | 105 min | Comedy, Musical, Drama
Young woman wants to become the next big singer with the help of her friends and despite the wishes of her working class family.
36. The 76th Annual Academy Awards (2004 TV Special)
225 min | Music
In the annual awards presentation, the nominated films include The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003), Lost in Translation (2003), Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World (2003), Mystic River (2003), and Seabiscuit (2003).
Writers: Hal Kanter, Rita Cash, Buz Kohan, Billy Crystal, Beth Armogida, Dave Boone, Ed Driscoll, Carol Leifer, Jon Macks, Marc Shaiman, David Steinberg, Norman Steinberg, Billy Martin | Directors: Louis J. Horvitz, Troy Miller | Stars: Billy Crystal, Shohreh Aghdashloo, Liam Aiken, Denys Arcand
38. Burke & Wills (1985)
PG-13 | 140 min | Adventure, Drama, History
A story based on true events about two explorers on a doomed journey trying to cross Australia on foot in the 19 century.
39. The Challenge (1986 TV Mini-Series)
Action, Drama, Sport
The story of the 1983 America's Cup challenge, where the Australian team financed by business tycoon Alan Bond, finally wrests the cup from the New York Yacht Club, after an unbroken 132 year winning streak.
40. The Telegram Man (2011)
14 min | Short, Drama
A BAFTA Los Angeles® winner and Australian Academy Awards® nominee, The Telegram Man explores the impact of World War II on a close-knit Australian farming community.
43. The Defector (2016)
15 min | Short, Drama, Thriller | Post-production
1967, the height of the Cold War. Australian Prime Minister Harold Holt is embroiled in a political power struggle after discovering his spymaster sanctioned an operation to expose and capture RED sympathisers within Holt's administration.
45. Summer of Secrets (1976)
100 min | Comedy, Sci-Fi
A young couple venture into a summer beach house and make passionate love, unaware that they are being observed by a demented doctor who later uses the girl as part of a bizarre experiment.
46. Just Out of Reach (1979)
62 min | Drama
This short feature film begins with a suicide attempt by Cathy, and then follows by telling her story in flashbacks. Cathy is a neurotic young woman who retreats from cold British parents ... See full summary »
47. Benny Hill Down Under (1977 TV Movie)
60 min | Comedy
A one-off special starring Benny Hill, filmed entirely in Australia. Among the highlights: "Hold Back the Wind," yet another of his Tennessee Williams parodies; "Archie's Angels," a takeoff... See full summary »
48. A Dream Within a Dream: The making of 'Picnic at Hanging Rock' (2004 Video)
120 min | Documentary
A Feature Length Documentary On The Making Of The Film Featuring Exclusive Interviews With Peter Weir, Hal & Jim Mcelroy, Patricia Lovell and much more
51. The Perfectionist (1987)
93 min | Comedy
Barbara and Steward are happily married and have three kids. But one day Barbara decides that her children are old enough now and she can quit as housewife and start to study. Against the ... See full summary »
52. Private Collection (1972)
93 min | Comedy
A man obsessed with his art collection. His wife obsessed with her gramophone. A thief determined. A day that goes on forever.
53. Break of Day (1976)
112 min | Drama, History, Romance
Tom Cooper, a married man recently returned from WWI, falls in love with an artist visiting his country town, but he has misgivings after meeting her city friends.
55. Mama's Gone A-Hunting (1975 TV Movie)
74 min | Crime, Thriller
A psychotic prison escapee and his young partner decide to kidnap a wealthy couple's baby and hold it for ransom. Little do they know that the babysitter wants the baby for herself.
56. Between Wars (1974)
100 min | Drama, History, War
This film traces the career of Dr Edward Trenbow (Corin Redgrave), who becomes a well-respected Sydney psychiatrist. In the 1920s, he takes up residence at Callan Park Asylum. The film ... See full summary »
57. The Singer and the Dancer (1977)
An older woman does not speak to her daughter and detests everything about her. The only solace is with her regular visits to the doctor who drops her off along the road to spend her day in... See full summary »
59. Street of Dreams - Musical Mirror Maze (1988)
Luna Park is an aged amusement park located in an area of prime real estate in Sydney Australia. Tiny Tim, at the time of this documentary, was an aged entertainer, who mined all of popular... See full summary »
62. Gone to Ground (1978 TV Movie)
75 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller
A man is brutally beaten so he and 4 others head to the beach for refuge and relaxation. It soon becomes clear that they've been imprisoned by person or persons unknown. Then an unknown mad... See full summary »
71. The Aussie Who Baffled the World (2011)
52 min | Documentary
The extraordinary story of world-renowned wildlife cinematographer and inventor Dr Jim Frazier, whose optical genius paved the way for much of the world's cutting-edge 3D technology. ... See full summary »
72. Plunge Into Darkness (1977 TV Movie)
Unrated | 77 min | Thriller
An ex pro athlete runner and his wife find a strange boy in the middle of nowhere. He runs to a nearby town for help while she keeps the boy company, but the kid turns psychotic. Meanwhile, escaped convicts are heading to their location.
77. A Club with Three Members (1980)
The documentary covers the work of three artists, Cassab, Orban and Molnar and covers their work in various parts of Sydney and the Northern Territory, Australia.
79. Spirit of Vengeance: The Making of 'Ghost Rider' (2007 Video)
81 min | Documentary
This is a three-part documentary (i.e. Spirit of Vengeance, Spirit of Adventure and Spirit of Execution) which mixes behind the scenes materials and interviews. The program opens with info ... See full summary »
84. What They Don't Know (2007)
12 min | Short, Drama
Stan, an outwardly deranged man, breaks into an apartment with a personal vendetta against seemingly every one in his path. As he works his way from one bloody interaction to another a ... See full summary »
86. New South Wales Images (1979 TV Movie)
55 min | Documentary
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.